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The Rural Setting Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Personal and Natural Places
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 105,550. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Thesauri
The Rural Setting Thesaurus helps writers like never before by exploring over 100 school, home, and natural locations, providing the sensory details for each along with possible sources of conflict that can be found there. Also covered are many figurative language techniques that can be used to convey emotion and bring the setting to life, creating a vibrant, one-of-a kind experience for readers.
A Spider in the Wind: My World, My Time, My Life, My Thoughts
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110,680. Language: American English. Published: June 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Growing up in the colonized Vietnam, this is an account of how, armed with a good family education and blessed with a good measure of luck, I managed to crawl my way out of the situation and eventually landed on the American soil, built a career and a family. My experience may serve as useful guide or at least a cautionary tale to youngsters who are looking down their life's path with wonderment.
Soul Survivors: A New Beginning For Adults Abused As Children
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 197,020. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Abuse, Nonfiction » Psychology » Child Abuse
Soul Survivors: A New Beginning for Adults Abused As Children is the republishing of a classic self-help manual for adult survivors and described as a "model of clarity and organization" by PW. This eBook edition serves as the "Big Book" for an international self-help group called ASCA (Adult Survivors of Child Abuse) and includes all meeting materials allowing anyone to start an ASCA meeting.
The Urban Setting Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to City Spaces
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 124,040. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Thesauri
The Urban Setting Thesaurus is the key to creating stronger, more powerful descriptions by showing writers how multisensory details can draw readers in and enhance the story. Through its sensory exploration of over 120 urban settings, this book will help writers create a realistic, textured world readers will long to return to, even after the book closes.
The Bible Teacher's Guide: First Peter: How to Live as Pilgrims in a Hostile World
Series: The Bible Teacher's Guide. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 123,080. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Studies / Bible Study Guides, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Commentary / New Testament
The letter of First Peter was written to persecuted Christians scattered throughout the Roman Empire. It was meant to both encourage and instruct them on how to live as pilgrims in a hostile world. This message of hope is still relevant today. Let’s journey through Peter’s letter together with the aid of the Bible Teacher’s Guide.
Watergate: The Hoax
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 243,420. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2016 by Chalet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
There was no "first break-in" at Democratic National Committee headquarters in the Watergate over Memorial Day weekend 1972. There were no electronic "bugs." There were no "logs" of intercepted conversations. "Watergate" was an elaborate hoax designed to hide CIA deeds that weekend that were far darker, far more malignant. It was a malicious fiction. And fiction doesn't leave a paper trail.
Modern Perspectives on Game Design
Series: Studies in Game Design, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 167,870. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Games, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
Second Edition! The Second Edition of Phillies and Vasel's Contemporary Perspectives in Game Design, now with more material, more discussion problems, and a complete course syllabus from Phillies' university-level game design course.
The Holographic Soul
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 105,050. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Mind & Body
A mathematical universe is a holographic universe, a monadic universe, a Leibnizian rather than Newtonian universe. We are all living in a dynamic, evolving hologram, aiming to transform itself into heaven, populated by not one but countless Gods. The universe is a God factory. Its exact purpose is to turn imperfect souls into perfect Gods. What could be better than that?
Discipleship Box Set
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 153,400. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Ministry / Discipleship, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Ministry / Missions
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Putting Feet to Your Faith, the Discipleship Handbook and Practical Discipleship deal with the most important issues possible. There is nothing more important than God and our relationship to Him. This is what really, ultimately matters – that we know God and that we make Him known. The author, Missionary, Dr. Peter Hammond draws from over three decades of dramatic and varied experiences.
Gödel Versus Wittgenstein
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,620. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Mathematics
In intellectual history, perhaps nothing has been more misinterpreted than Gödel’s incompleteness theorems. Stephen Hawking, adopting the popular misconception, said, “Thus mathematics is either inconsistent, or incomplete. The smart money is on incomplete.” if mathematics is tautology, as Wittgenstein said, mathematics cannot be inconsistent and/or incomplete.
Hyperreason
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 116,290. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Rationalism
The central claim of rationalism is that a sufficiently clever person, sitting alone in their room, could work out all of the principles of existence, everything that makes our world what it is. No faith and no sensory observations or experiments are required. Welcome to the Birth of Hyperreason. Welcome to the Mind of God!
Mythbusting the Cult of Confucius
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 172,310. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Asian philosophy
The mythbusting book about China the world needs, this book rocks the boat. It explains Chinese culture with reference to Confucianism being a brutal control system rather than wisdom. It also takes a compassionate understanding of the Chinese people as victims of some of the worst human rights abuses ever perpetrated. Plainly written, it clarifies the so-called mysteries.
Riding the Dragon's Back: The Great Race to Run the Wild Yangtze
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,240. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2014 by Desktop Adventure. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Kayaking
The thrilling and true account of the competition to be the first river rafting team down the Yangtze, one of the world's longest and most mythic rivers. When a group of American rafters begins its trip high in the Tibetan Plateau, China's patriotic youth rush to the river to beat the foreigners down their own historic waterway, the "dragon" of the title.
Vanishing Tracks: Four Years Among the Snow Leopards of Nepal
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,460. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
This is the extraordinary account of the first scientific expedition to radio-collar and study the rare, elusive snow leopard in its natural habitat. It is also a story of love and high adventure that provides a fascinating, affecting profile of a people inhabiting one of the most isolated and inhospitable regions in the world—the Kanjiroba Himal of western Nepal.
The Citizen Army
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 113,380. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2016 by Mike Hockney. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
This book shows that the online Illuminist community has enough talent and energy to form the vanguard of a genuine Citizen Army to carry forward the great cause of bringing about a Second and Final meritocratic Enlightenment, a true Age of Reason, based on the Principle of Sufficient Reason, expressed through ontological mathematics.
The Last War in Albion Chapters 1-7: The Story Thus Far
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 114,350. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Comics (nonfictional)
The Last War in Albion is a blog providing an ongoing critical epic history of British comic books focusing on the rivalry between Alan Moore and Grant Morrison. This volume collects the first seven chapters of the saga.
James Garner: A Biography
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 117,080. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Internationally known as the star of three dozen movies and three television series, and a familiar face in TV commercials, James Garner is one of our finest actors. He is also one our funniest, but as he points out, "I don't do comedy. I do humor." And it is Garner's special brand of wry, subtle, carefully crafted funniness that has brought him widespread fame and a devoted following.
The South African Story - 3rd Edition
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 134,290. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » Africa
Ron McGregor is one of South Africa's most experienced tour guides. The South African Story - 3rd Edition is a collection of his commentaries, delivered in Ron's inimitable raconteurial style. For those who want a deeper understanding of the country they are visiting - but don't want to invest in a library - this is the single book that has it all.
New Zealand: Bit by Bit
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 109,260. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
The story of one woman's ride, horseback, the length of New Zealand, accompanied by a small dog. The easy to read text captures the amazing scenery, Nature at its best, the warmth and friendliness of the people... and the funny tricks that the horses played on Jacqui. A great read for anyone contemplating visiting the country - you get a really good look at the country from the back of a horse.
Something's Rotten in Compost City - A Primer on the Politics of Food
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 119,500. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
Why in a world of plenty are people still going hungry? This is the central question posed by the author in Something’s Rotten in Compost City, A Primer on the Politics of Food. The book takes a lighter look at food politics, drawing on the author's personal and often comical adventures, as well as inspiring stories and models from around the world.