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The Best of M.J.C.: The Weirdness Continues!
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 37,210. Language: Canadian English. Published: April 11, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders
Science, history, mythology, and high strangeness. This is where the weird things are...
Guardian of the Skiff Lake Shrine
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,200. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders
A true story of a teenager's mysterious encounter at the historic Saint Francis of Assisi Skiff Lake Shrine, Upper Skiff lake Road, New Brunswick, Canada.
A Collection of Quotes (275) That Make You Think
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,790. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Good quotes are often powerful words of wisdom that inspire, educate and even motivate a person to take action. They usually share common themes such as: positive thinking leads to positive outcomes; failure is a stepping stone to success; help yourself by helping others. Determination, initiative and persistence are the foundation of success.
Famous Quotes about Baseball, Basketball, Football and Soccer
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,990. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders
Good quotes are often powerful words of wisdom that inspire, educate and even motivate a person to take action. They usually share common themes such as: positive thinking leads to positive outcomes; failure is a stepping stone to success; help yourself by helping others. Determination, initiative and persistence are the foundation of success.
22 Daydreams
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,750. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2014. Category: Essay » Author profile
NEW BOOK, OLD FART: AN AUTHOR'S JOURNEY, ONE OF GETTING TO GRIPS WITH SOCIAL MEDIA . 22 OF HIS FAVOURITE MUSINGS...
101+ ways to Magic - An Author's Guide
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,050. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Throughout the Ages man has been using magic. The majority of religions recognize that magic exists; many of them have gone so far as to forbid its use. What is magic? Does magic actually work? How many different kinds of magic are there? Is magic an exact science, or is it only available to those that have been gifted? In this book, you will surely find a way for any character to use magic...
Death, Dying and Disappearing During the 1980's
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,890. Language: British English. Published: September 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Death & Dying
This is a collection of news stories about death and dying. They were assembled by the author from scrapbooks maintained during he 1980’s. They are all true stories however bizarre they may appear. There are tales of death by design, by unfortunate accident, death in the animal world, wills, ghosts and the loss of once common or everyday items. A book to dip into, rather than a long read.
Adventures In The Library Featuring The Dewey Decimal Classification Volume 1
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Price: Free! Words: 2,900. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders
Join the Pesky Librarian as she trawls through the non-fiction section of the library for some hidden gems.
Harry's Pocket Book of Clouds
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Price: Free! Words: 120. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders
Haven't the foggiest which cloud is which? A bit hazy about frontal systems? Can't tell a cumulonimbus from a lenticular? Never heard of a mammatus? After years of research the penguins have put together this handy pocket guide to the clouds you might see in your local patch of sky. Grab your copy, lie on your back in the middle of your local playing field and watch the clouds float by...
Lady GoDolphin's Special Edition: Techniques For Training Wild Arabian Stallions
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Price: Free! Words: 1,620. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders
Many helpful and useful ideas for training Arabian Stallions in particular. These tips of the trade, granted by Lady GoDolphin herself, will help in the making of fine, broken, young horses of all types, especially,arabians. These horse training techniques have been employed for centuries and will help any horse person with their day to day training of many rambunctious horses. Often stallions!
New York - Community, Spaces and Performance
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,720. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders
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In the Social Age, we exist in many communities, both online and real. The ways we come together, the importance of the spaces we create and inhabit, the ways we co-exist, all of this fascinates me. In this essay I'm reflecting on three aspects of the New York: 'Spaces', 'Community' and 'Performance'.
People Who Changed Our Lives For Better Or Worse
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 41,190. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders
People who changed our lives and altered the thinking pattern in the past 100 years or more are worth remembering. These people with remarkable talents have become immortals.
Tanzania Yuko Tembo Sebuleni
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,890. Language: Swahili. Published: March 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography
The conversation in Tanzania is focused elsewhere, ignoring the elephant in the room. Swahili book. [In Swahili: Mjadala Tanzania umeelekezwa kwingine, japo tembo yuko sebuleni. Kimeandikwa kwa Kiswahili. ]
Our Amazing World
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,290. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014 by Mahesh Dutt Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders
If one eye of a ‘Lobster’ grasshopper is destroyed, then a new one emerges. The eyes of female grasshopper are found in her tail. Found in New Guiana, this grasshopper’s length is 35 cm. It remains alive only for 14 days and during this period does not eat anything.
Many Trails and Tales
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,930. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders
This is a book of short stories and articles that has 3 different sections, each with 4 articles below the section. Sometimes we want to explore different topics but may not have the time or interest in reading a whole book on the subject. This book explores a variety of small, complete articles that take little time to read and may be of interest to you.
An Excuse For Company - Volume 8: Plot Bunnies
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Price: Free! Words: 4,280. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders
The e-magazine An Excuse For Company is back and it's better than ever. We're now focused on indie and first-time writers and to celebrate the re-release, our new issue features the extremely adorable Plot Bunnies! Happy NaNoWriMo!
Trinidadian Folklore: A Journey Into The Night
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Price: Free! Words: 4,320. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013 by Nadia Persad. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
The Caribbean is known for its beaches, its people, and its food. The southernmost island of Trinidad is no different, but there is another side that most don't see. It's a side that only comes out in the dead of night. Join me as I describe some of the colorful folklore characters from my home land. Turn off the lights and visit with lost souls, and ruthless shape-shifters.
The Little Book of Big Quotes
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Price: Free! Words: 3,610. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders
A collection of thought-provoking quotes on love, life, friendship, knowledge, spirituality, and humor.
City of Los Angeles Water Procurement Needs
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Price: Free! Words: 1,370. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2013. Category: Essay » Literature
Water is not only the most essential element in sustaining life; but also a vital component of almost all manufacturing process'. Los Angeles is the second largest city in the United States with a population just over 3.8 million people; founded in a desert. The result of the demands of local populations for limited resources of water - has spurred a century of controversy regarding water rights
Mystery World
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,230. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders
If one eye of a ‘Lobster’ grasshopper is destroyed, then a new one emerges. The eyes of female grasshopper are found in her tail. Found in New Guiana, this grasshopper’s length is 35 cm. It remains alive only for 14 days and during this period does not eat anything.