Made in Venice: A Travel Guide to Murano Glass, Carnival Masks, Gondolas, Lace, Paper, & More (Laura Morelli's Authentic Arts)
Price: Free! Words: 18,870. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Headed to Venice, Italy? Laura Morelli leads you beyond the souvenir shops for an immersive cultural experience that you won't find in any other guidebook. This indispensable guide, packed with useful information on pricing, quality, and value, includes practical tips for locating the most authentic goods in Venice, one of the busiest tourist destinations in the world.
Mozart's Brain - Number 7
Price: Free! Words: 1,340. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2015. Categories: Essay » Literature
“The Wellsprings of Inspiration” is a more personal broadsheet of what creative writing means to me, and how it helps me satisfy some deep yearnings for creating beautiful things - written or otherwise. It expresses ideas that appeal to that core in all of us that seeks out excellence, competence, exemplary performance. It is a heartfelt hymn to the creation of Beauty Itself.
Speciesism: Why It Is Wrong and the Implications of Rejecting It
Price: Free! Words: 27,490. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
This book shows why speciesism is wrong, and examines the implications of rejecting it. By doing so, we see more than a few ways in which our behavior and attitudes should change, and change profoundly. "Magnus Vinding makes a compelling case for a moral revolution in human behaviour toward nonhuman individuals." — David Pearce, author of 'The Hedonistic Imperative'.
The Miserable Planet #1
Price: Free! Words: 5,400. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Christian » Fantasy
Tuck is a battle assessor, using his mecha to evaluate damage dealt after his army completes a battle. The latest fight was on an unfamiliar planet against a lot of under powered Amazons. What secret does he find buried under all those bodies? Why won't his AI work right? And what in the world is a rainbow?
The Name of Snow
Price: Free! Words: 86,120. Language: British English. Published: May 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
(5.00 from 1 review)
A chance encounter leads to a journey of adventure, romance and boundary breaking as Jay strives to find love again and sets about righting his wrongs. An intriguing and humorous story of self-discovery, danger and personal fulfillment.
Pearls and Pebbles
Price: Free! Words: 43,340. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2015 by Mrugank Patel. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Body, mind, & spirit, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
Man can learn more from their own experiences than other sources. In his previous years Swami Krishnanand was narrating the experiences and the episodes of his pilgrimage to his visitors. In its mortal Swamiji is not with us but by his writing we feel his immortal and appealing presence with us. The first goal of life is not ‘MOKSHA’ or ‘SAKSHATKAR’ that is the second for a man.
Cosmic Tales 13: Field Trip
Price: Free! Words: 4,600. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
A group of children from Kalanansana Primary are given a guided tour of a museum and a lesson in how the world really works by a band of travellers.
Twins
Price: Free! Words: 2,370. Language: Australian English. Published: May 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.33 from 3 reviews)
An uncomfortable short story about sibling rivalry and betrayal. Isla flees her small town after she catches her boyfriend in bed with her scheming twin sister. Think you know what happens next? You're wrong.
Symbiosis: The Covert-OP
Price: Free! Words: 5,990. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Victor Caraway, Vice-President of the U.S.A. enlists the help of his trusted friend and lead biochemist at Area 51, Dr. Leonard Mills, to cover up a presumed fatal accident. After examining the body they discover she's alive, but most likely won't make it. The victims survival is essential to both and they resort to desperate measures, subjecting her to an experimental treatment using Alien DNA.
September Rain
Series: Savor The Days. Price: Free! Words: 117,390. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mashups, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
(5.00 from 1 review)
*READS AS STAND-ALONE** It has been said, if you hold your past too closely, it will smother your right now. That’s exactly what Angel Patel is hoping for. Imprisoned some 6 years before the story begins, Angel is up for a reluctant case review. Still plagued by guilt, Angel tells the story of her transformation from neglected child, to teenage outcast, to obsessed lover, to murderer.
BackTrek
Price: Free! Words: 81,820. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2015 by IONized Publishing Group. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
When Homicide Detective Jack King’s family is brutally murdered by a psychopathic assassin, he travels back in time through an experimental portal in an effort to stop the murders before they can occur. If he fails, this time, their blood will be on his hands.
The Virtual Reality Network Elimination Game: A Science Fiction Role Playing Game
Series: Games, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 3,020. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(3.00 from 1 review)
(Update 3.) A simple, fast-paced, game, takes about an hour to play. In the not too distant future a breakthrough in virtual reality programming and technology creates realistic experiences for participants.These experiences can be recorded and broadcast. The most popular virtual reality show is "The VRN Elimination Game". Every week six contestants face each other, Five of them are eliminated.
The Psychic
Price: Free! Words: 1,760. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
If you had psychic power what would you do with it? Make money, help people, save them from their lives or… …find out.
Recital
Price: Free! Words: 1,090. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2015. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
A last request from a mother to a son in a long-broken relationship. "Recital" was a 2015 Boston Theater Marathon finalist.
Dollar Inflation: An Essay
You set the price! Words: 2,180. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2015. Categories: Essay » Business, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Money & monetary policy
Replace printing press monetary expansion with redenominated currency expansion as a more acceptable way of maintaining social stability and financing debt. Social stability increases chances of producing your way out of deficits and poverty.
Miłość w wielkim mieście
Series: Niedokończone Opowieści. You set the price! Words: 36,490. Language: Polish. Published: April 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Marta dostaje się na staż jako dziennikarka w jednej z największych gazet w kraju! Jej pierwszym zadaniem jest rozpracowanie znanego biznesmena Wiktora Potoryckiego, podejrzanego o liczne przestępstwa. Cóż jednak robić, gdy niespodziewanie przytrafia się uczucie, a podejrzany staje się ukochanym? Czy Marta zdoła rozwikłać zagadkę Wiktora i udowodnić jego niewinność?
Shadow Blues, The Darkling Chronicles #1
Price: Free! Words: 20,540. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
As a darkling shadowcaster, Anka casts shadows in the human world, harnessing some of the earth’s UV light to bring back to Montenai—a world full of darklings, nymphs, satyrs, phantoms, sprites, and dragon lords. She battles the strict rules set by the Shadowland Council. Torn between her world and that of her human charge, she must defy the Council or turn her back on love.
Valerie Królowa Wampirów
Series: Niedokończone Opowieści. Price: Free! Words: 25,110. Language: Polish. Published: April 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Pierwsza część przygód seksownej wampirzycy Valerie. Po raz pierwszy od stulecia klan Meridian ma szanse zyskać w jej osobie długo oczekiwaną Królową. Ale czy wrogowie będą czekać z założonymi rękami? Jakie niebezpieczeństwa czyhają na przyszłą Królową w jej marszu po władzę? Czy zdołasz bezpiecznie doprowadzić ją do wymarzonego celu? Zobacz kim mogłaby być Lara Croft, gdyby dano jej szansę!
The Damnation of Corey / The Redemption of Tess
You set the price! Words: 209,660. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Based loosely on the book of Job, a woman asks God for permission to destroy the life of the most righteous person she knows, who happens to be her supervisor and childhood nemesis. In the aftermath of their shocking collision, both Corey and Tesla embark on perilous journeys to the edge of the abyss, where its damnation or redemption that awaits.
Owen’s Moose Story: Seeing Is Believing
Price: Free! Words: 6,950. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
Family friendly and profanity free, Owen’s tale is about more than just a little boy and a moose. The general focus of the story is about trusting your kids. Readers will find that the central character has been deliberately painted with a broad stroke, allowing for a diverse interpretation of who he can be in the mind's eye of the reader. In the end, you will have to decide who the real hero is.