Plowshare Media

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Plowshare Media is a small, independent publishing company launched in 2008 by two UCSD graduates (and former employees) with a combined 60 years of experience in writing, editing, typesetting, graphic arts, and marketing. We offer a full range of in-house services to our authors and are actively seeking acquisitions in all genres to build our fast-growing imprint. If a work seeks to entertain and inform, as well as enhance understanding, tolerance, unity and beauty in an increasingly diverse and conflict-ridden world, we want to help it be seen and appreciated.

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Opening to the Light
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 8,000. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2013 by Plowshare Media. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Self-realization
Near-death experiences have been with humanity since time immemorial. The fact that they recur so often indicates their importance and urgency. Despite the vast diversity of near-death experiencers, their expressions hold surprisingly common themes. They speak of our intrinsic worth, and our place in the world and eternity. They invite us to become more deeply aware of our inner Light and ability.
The Burden of Excellence
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 45,390. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013 by Plowshare Media. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / charter schools
This stirring memoir tells the story of Cecil Lytle's five-year struggle to establish a model college-preparatory public charter school for children from underrepresented backgrounds on the campus of a major state university. It was a long and contentious process, far more difficult than anyone could foresee when it began, and far more successful than anyone had expected
Blood: the Color of Cranberries
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,280. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2013 by Plowshare Media. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A sweeping chronicle of the Milton family, sophisticated Chicagoans who are forced to move to a small, northern Wisconsin peat bog in 1920, due to the sudden and unexpected death of a family member. The unraveling of a mysterious "accident" takes forty years,while we are introduced to a history of cranberry cultivation in Indianhead country, as well as the life and communities of the North Woods.
An Ostentation
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 77,040. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2013 by Plowshare Media. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
This is a story about the Peacock family, a family as old as Chicago, with secrets embedded within the family tree and concealed by the pride of consecutive generations. Tensions created by the divisions of class and ethnicity set the stage for a compelling love story, woven into a murder mystery intimately entwined with the transformative years of a great city.
Gray Dominion
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 77,320. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2013 by Plowshare Media. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Sylvia and Kath, two active, gray-haired women, one a widowed artist, and the other a mildly autistic intellectual, put down their paint brush, binoculars, and guidebook projects to investigate mysterious happenings in Yellowstone Park. Along the way, they encounter a murder conspiracy that leads all the way to the governor’s mansion.
Beep! Beyond the Frogpond and Back
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 157,400. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013 by Plowshare Media. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
We've all wondered what we would do if we could live our lives over again, knowing what we know now. It's easy to imagine, but the actual result might be far different than we may think, or wish.... Down and out, Bob B. Pilhaus, known to his friends as "Beep" or "BP", makes a deal with a strange woman he meets that he lives to regret—an unforgettable trip through a chilling karmic time-trap.
The Genie Who Had Wishes of His Own
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,480. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2013 by Plowshare Media. Category: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
Twenty-two brand new heroes, villains, and earnest strivers go after health, love, and fulfillment. These are fables we read when the children are asleep. Quirky and determined, these trapeze artists, juggler, caterpillar, song sparrow, ballerina, and the rest are exactly who we want them to be: us. Our favorites walk beside us—private guardians and powerful allies as we face life's challenges.


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