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The Brilliant Women Collection
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,810. Language: British English. Published: December 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Feminism & Feminist Theory
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
‘It is simply a celebration of those unselfish women who have forged ahead in their chosen field and raised awareness of women’s issues in the process. The consistent message in this book is: ‘be yourself’ and ‘never give up’. A nice inspiring read.’ ‘It’s a tonic for young and old… one to recommend to your daughters when they are making life decisions.’
Actionable Evaluation Basics: Getting succinct answers to the most important questions [minibook]
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 8,570. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Methodology
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Avoid getting lost in indicators, measures, and analysis methods; use this guide to get clear, well-reasoned, insightful answers to the most important questions. Great tips for reporting that is succinct and straight-to-the-point without falling into the trap of oversimplification. This easy-to-read, informative minibook gives a practical overview of 6 elements essential for actionable evaluation.
Child Molesters, Child Rapists, and Child Sexual Abuse: Why and How Sex Offenders Abuse: Child Molestation, Rape, and Incest Stories, Studies, and Models
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 18,450. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Why would anyone sexually abuse a child? How does it happen! Clear answers and stories from victims and abusers help you: ~ Recognize circumstances that allow child sexual abuse to take place ~ Identify motivations of different types of sex offenders ~ Understand why and how someone could sexually abuse a child with this concise book (15,000 words, about 60 pages if it were a paperback).
Blessed are the Introverts
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Price: Free! Words: 1,140. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Introverts and extroverts often just don't comprehend each other. Assuming everyone functions with the same psychological engine, however, causes misunderstandings. Diesel engines don't run on gasoline, and introverts operate differently than extroverts. This humorous article examines some of the differences between the two personality types.
Shit that Pisses Me Off
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Series: Shit that Pisses Me Off, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,750. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2011 by Magenta. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Should you need a license in order to become a parent? What’s wrong with calling people Ms. and Mr.? Why is casual day at the office insulting? Why should you take down the flag? Is women’s fiction really women’s fiction? Should we have professional jurors? Why shouldn’t athletes take performance-enhancing drugs? Why should you boycott marriage? And let’s talk about the weather report…
True Charity - Replacing Flypaper with Freedom
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,550. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Poverty & Homelessness
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Is it is possible that in our effort to help the poor, we may in fact be encouraging those conditions responsible for creating their poverty?
The Fourth Branch
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,250. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Do you agree that our legislators should be held to their own laws? Shouldn't the mechanism of government be put to the people's benefit instead of the politician's? And isn't it a fundamentally unfair system, where the government forces us to follow their laws... but refuse even to follow our Constitution? If you agree, you need to read... The Fourth Branch.
Bullies + Teen Dating = Bullying
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,530. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Violence in Society
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
You know You Want Your Teen & Pre-Teen Safe... Now Here’s How To Do It! This book is: Easy to read, easy to use. Confidence booster for both parents & teens. For parents of both girls & guys. A resource for parents of those who may become abused, those abused, & the abuser. WHAT OTHERS ARE SAYING... •“Wonderful resource for parents.” (Karen.Carcia, Ph.D., professor) •“An excellent...primer." a dad
Crónicas de los perdidos
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Series: Obras de pensamiento alternativo, Book 5 ยท Cronicas de los Feelsonsteel, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 4,010. Language: Spanish. Published: September 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » Diaries & Journals
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Crónicas de los perdidos es el quinto libro de la col·lección de pensamiento alternativo que recoge algunas experiencias más de Harter Feelsonsteel y su hija Beatriz Feelsonsteel en la nueva realiad en la que se encuentran ahora. En esta ocasión la acción tendrá lugar a pie de calzada por una parte, y por la otra en una gan ciudad. La acción y los sentimientos a flor de acero estan asegurados.
Death of N-Words
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Price: Free! Words: 1,320. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic studies
(5.00 from 1 review)
Many people make excuses for using various forms of the N-word. No matter the version, the N-word is still one of the most racially charged, controversial words in this country. Depending on how it's used, one can expect a punch or a hug. Although the word has become trendy, an unwritten rule states only certain groups can say it--which only fuels the confusion associated with using the word.
Fishful Thinking
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,040. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
(5.00 from 1 review)
The book draws together proverbs, quotations and reflections on fish, and through them explores life itself. It fits into the category of gift, inspiration and self-help books. Fishful Thinking, challenges the reader with different and often amusing thinking assignments.
Subterranean Emerald City Blues
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You set the price! Words: 6,730. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
A short memoir from the authors life as a homeless teenager in Seattle during the late 1980's through early 1990's and the sad tale of encountering young prostitutes on the streets.
Beyond Guns and God: Understanding the Complexities of the White Working Class in America
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Price: Free! Words: 14,860. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
(5.00 from 1 review)
Set aside stereotypes about the white working class and explore the complexities of this major voting block. Public Religion Research Institute’s 2012 survey, "Beyond Guns and God," upends many liberal and conservative assumptions about the white working class' affinity with the Tea Party, religiosity, cultural values, and perspectives on the economy, while confirming some established beliefs.
Social Truths
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
(5.00 from 1 review)
Social Truths is about better understanding society to better understand ourselves. This book lays out a buffet of sociological nuggets about society, allowing you to take in deep concepts in bite-sized ways that are easily digestible and surprisingly delicious. Bon appetit!
Survival Guide for Beginners
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Price: Free! Words: 18,830. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Backpacking
(5.00 from 1 review)
Super storm Sandy ripped up the eastern seaboard of the United States, leaving death and destruction in its path. While everyone knew the storm's path, and when it would strike, people and the community as a whole were caught off guard by the devastation. Super storm sandy provides an example of why preparing for the worst-case scenario is the prudent path to take.
Homophobe: A Logical Response to an Ignorant Ideology
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,480. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / General
(5.00 from 1 review)
A young graduate student finds herself in an altercation at a coffee shop with a man insisting homosexuality is an unnatural, exclusively human phenomenon. Her intelligence and sense of morality questioned, she sets out to prove him wrong. This work of literary nonfiction is a must read for anyone looking to understand how homosexuality exists as a component of the natural world.
Well Water Woman
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Series: Grandmothers, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,190. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic Studies / Asian American Studies
(5.00 from 1 review)
Well Water Woman is a personal narrative of a Chinese American female who explores and reconstructs her journey from girlhood to womanhood, piecing information from two generations of memories to weave the life and legacy of the paternal grandmother whom she has never personally met. This short memoir explores the inner workings of spirit through the cycle of birth, life, death, and eternity.
The Future of Western Civilization-Introduction to the Series
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,910. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
(5.00 from 1 review)
Melanie Mortiboys interviews Psychiatrist Dr Nicholas Beecroft on the purpose and vision for his Future of Western Civilization series of interviews with visionary leaders.
China Experts the Unorthodox
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 9,020. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is a book intended to give the reader some unique insights into the psyche and behaviors of the people of modern China. It has been authored by two expatriates from Australia and the US, who have resided and worked in China mainland for over a decade each. So, settle back and enjoy reading an original take on why the Chinese do what they do.
The Volunteer Playbook: Tactics Every Event Manager Should Know
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 6,000. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Volunteer Work
(4.80 from 5 reviews)
Volunteers can be your greatest event assets if your organization prepares to get the best return on your volunteer investment. This book will explain how event managers can ensure that volunteer programs are properly positioned to support event operations while simultaneously developing volunteers who can meet superhuman expectations. We suggest downloading the PDF file to best view the graphs.