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The Minimalist Home - Stop Cleaning and Start Living
Price: $1.99 USD. (Free until May 22!) Words: 31,680. Language: British English. Published: March 25, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Sustainable living, Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Balancing work & family
Quick, practical and realistic advice on how to declutter your home. The book is targeted at busy parents with young children. Simplify the most time-consuming areas in your home and start your journey to less stress right now!
A Worker's Writebook: How Language Makes Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. (Free until April 30!) Words: 79,390. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2019 by Personville Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This quirky writing guide by Jack Matthews (author of 20 literary works) offers insight about how successful writers mold raw experiences into a story and how language helps you to do that. Erudite, witty, idiosyncratic, serendipitous, mischievous, sesquipedalian, entertaining, introspective and colorful: these are adjectives which come to mind when reading this book.
The Achievements and the Days. Book VI. Is Ship Earth heading toward a 21th Century Darkness?
Price: $3.99 USD. (Free until May 18!) Words: 54,610. Language: American English. Published: March 8, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Religion & politics, Nonfiction » History » World
Book VI. Is Ship Earth heading toward a 21th Century Darkness?, concludes the series "The Achievements and the Days", goes through the previous books of this series, explains the inferior status of women, examines the genesis of the Gospels, the Torah and the Koran, verifies the civilization value of Christianity, Judaism and Islam, and analyses the rôle played by the USA.in the looming disaster.
His Red Eminence, Armand-Jean du Plessis de Richelieu
Price: $2.99 USD. (Free until May 1, 2020!) Words: 86,140. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography, Nonfiction » History » European
Priest. Lover. Statesman. Cardinal Armand-Jean du Plessis, duc de Richelieu is one of the most famous -- or infamous politicians of all time. Made a villain in the popular Dumas novel, "The Three Musketeers," the real man was a dedicated public servant loyal to king and country. A man of logic and reason, he transformed how we think about nations and nationality.
Ancient Indian Traditions Of Yoga And Ayurveda
Price: $1.50 USD. (Free until May 2!) Words: 27,230. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Alternative medicine
Some scholars assert that Ayurveda originated in prehistoric times and that some of the concepts of Ayurveda have existed from the time of the Indus Valley Civilization or even earlier. systems such as Buddhism and Jainism also developed medical concepts and practices that appear in the classical Ayurveda texts. Doṣha balance is emphasized, and suppressing natural urges is considered unhealthy and
1 Year in the life of a Middle-Class South African
Price: $1.00 $0.99 USD. (1% off until May 5!) Words: 25,280. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: March 2, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Life / General, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economic conditions
Follow the full year inside the life of a middle-class South African. Every Chapter is a monthly look at the difficulties one faces being a middle-class South African. The Middle-class are often overlooked with regards to most financial aspects regarding schooling and housing as they are considered to be too rich, but don't have funds to even own a home.
Black & White
Price: $2.99 USD. (Free until April 25!) Words: 64,670. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Eastern
Confronting racism, transcending duality: Black & White is a metaphysical Western, set in modern times and incorporating more than a touch of the East. ‘He who sees inaction in action, and action in inaction, he is wise among men.’ —Bhagavad Gita IV, 18
Personal Things In English (motley collection)
Price: $0.99 USD. (Free until Jan. 1, 2020!) Words: 30,370. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Essay » Literature
This folder contains some things related personally with the author Chris Myrski, yet this is not autobiography and the materials are made interesting for the readers. At present there are 4 things, namely: Myrski Against Myrski, Conditions For Printing Of Myrski; Creative Testament Of Myrski, Open Letter To Microsoft. There are similar folders in Russian and Bulgarian, but they differ.
For Arabs, Chinese, and Hindus (collection of papers)
Price: $0.99 USD. (Free until Jan. 1, 2020!) Words: 30,520. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Linguistics / Sociolinguistics, Essay » Sociology
This folder is creative revision of materials put in the CIS-folder (“Для всег СНГ-цев”) but this is not a translation, this is adaptation to the new auditory. Yet this is not a book but a small series of, at present 3, related papers intended to give you initial ideas about the best world language, which is ... Bulgarian, up to my word! The questions are very important for all people.
Для Всех СНГ-цев (сборник статей)
Price: $0.99 USD. (Free until Jan. 1, 2020!) Words: 25,970. Language: Russian. Published: November 1, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Linguistics / Sociolinguistics, Essay » Sociology
In Russian. Это небольшая папка с вещами, писанные на русском языке и предназначенные в основном для всех СНГ-ейцев. Эту папку я не думал переводить на другие языки, но потом решил претворить её на английском на этот раз якобы для всех арабов и т.д., но это не совсем то, вещи адаптированы к аудитории.
Am I God, Gobland?
Series: Torture Trials, Book 1. Price: $3.95 USD. (Free until June 30!) Words: 71,000. Language: American English. Published: October 24, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / existentialism
The first installment of the Torture Trials series introduces a writer who was sentenced to hell, murdered to expedite his trip there, then returned by the grace of God to battle demons as one himself. The internal struggle and turmoil justifying his battle externally is cleverly disguised to be indistinguishable from the reality that unfolds before him. Ages 13+
Cleopatra VII: Egypt's Last Pharaoh
Series: The Legendary Women of World History, 9. Price: $2.99 $0.99 USD. (67% off until Nov. 20!) Words: 22,760. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical
Cleopatra was the last of the Greco-Egyptian Ptolemaic dynasty. She was also the only descendant of Ptolemy to speak Egyptian. More than Caesar's lover. More than Egypt's most famous queen, she was a woman of courage, compassion, and vision who loved Egypt more than any other Greek before or since ever could. Includes a detailed timeline, bibliography, and a special Easter egg for Doctor Who fans.
Ancient Heroines
Series: The Legendary Women of World History Collections. Price: $4.99 $0.99 USD. (80% off until Nov. 20!) Words: 45,430. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
The fascinating and inspiring stories of three of the ancient world's most famous heroice women come together in one volume. Begin the journey with "Cleopatra VII: Egypt's Last Pharaoh." Then discover Roman Britain with "Boudicca, Britain's Queen of the Iceni." Finally, defend the light with "Hypatia of Alexandria." Three heroic women. One boxed set you won't be able to put down!
Offener Brief an die bulgarische Öffentlichkeit
Price: $0.99 USD. (Free until Jan. 1, 2020!) Words: 34,910. Language: German. Published: February 11, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Social policy, Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
This is one very big letter for all Bulgarians translated this time in German, which discusses some pension curiosities, advices to the pensioners, propositions for their bettering, meaning about the social policy in Bulgaria, about the fight with misery, again some ideas and propositions, meaning about the end of world capitalism, how to better our image before the world, and other topics.
Открытое Письмо К Болгарской Общественности
Price: $0.99 USD. (Free until Jan. 22, 2020!) Words: 31,180. Language: Russian. Published: February 1, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Social policy, Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
This is one very big letter for all Bulgarians translated this time in Russian, which discusses some pension curiosities, advices to the pensioners, propositions for their bettering, meaning about the social policy in Bulgaria, about the fight with misery, again some ideas and propositions, meaning about the end of world capitalism, how to better our image before the world, and other topics.
Lumbini Uncovered
Price: $3.99 $0.99 USD. (75% off until June 2!) Words: 53,750. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
Lumbini, the birthplace of Buddha, was lost centuries ago. Rummindei of Nepal was identified as Lumbini based on an Aśokan edict found there. Later, the same edict was found in Kapileswar, which would indicate this place to be Lumbini too. But how can there be two Lumbinis? This unsolved puzzle of 90 years has been solved in this ebook. Actually none of them is the Lumbini. How was it solved?
El Camino de la Vida
Series: Del camino Cristiano. Price: $0.99 USD. (Free until April 24!) Words: 35,330. Language: Spanish. Published: April 1, 2017 by ZTF Books Online. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Theology / Liberation
Este libro, “El Camino de la Vida”, siendo el primer libro de la serie, tiene como tema El camino hacia la vida cristiana - El camino hacia Jesucristo - El Camino hacia Dios - El Camino hacia la Vida.
Der Ruhm: Eine Maske
Price: $0.99 USD. (Free until April 24!) Words: 21,580. Language: German. Published: December 6, 2016 by ZTF Books Online. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Ministry / Evangelism
Das Buch „Der Ruhm: eine Maske“, ist das letzte Buch von Professor Z. T. Fomum, das er nach 56 Jahren im Glauben und mehr als 35 Jahren im Dienst in Kamerun und weltweit geschrieben hat.
Earning Kconcept
Price: $2.10 USD. (Free until May 6!) Words: 23,400. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Mind & Body, Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help
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What you want to earn in life? Only Money? Then what about earning care, respect, love and relationship from others?; and earning freedom for self? Well, This book is self help for those people who want to know "what" and "why" a person should earn in life
Jesus Saves And Heals Today!
Series: ZT Fomum New Titles. Price: $0.99 USD. (Free until April 24!) Words: 22,270. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2016 by ZTF Books Online. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Theology / Liberation
Jesus came for the healing of the total man; spirit, soul and body. It is for the healing of the total man that He died on the cross. He has not altered the reason for His coming by one bit.