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American Business and Daytime Dramas by Donald G Boudreau
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,220. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2012. Categories: Essay » Business, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television(5.00 from 7 reviews)
On Thursday, April 14, 2011, ABC/Disney Television unleashed a nationwide firestorm in concurrently announcing that it was cancelling two of Daytime television’s longstanding prized soap operas created by the legendary writer, Agnes Nixon, “One Life to Live” and “All My Children.” Nationwide, fans immediately began protesting against these cancellations.
The Oneness Process: Appreciative Inquiry for Awakening Our Universal Wisdom by Iris Barratt
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 115,010. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Movements / transpersonal, Essay » Sociology(5.00 from 2 reviews)
An insightful exploration into the universal values and qualities that bring richness and unity into our lives, this unique process facilitates tapping into our personal and universal wisdom in life enhancing ways.It guides you to investigate and expand your inner truth and wisdom. Explore how easily this process offers simple yet profound ways to embrace the heart of universal wisdom and oneness.
Heartfelt Devotionals, 366 devotions for common sense living by Brenda J Wood
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,500. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Essay » Literature(5.00 from 1 review)
the heartfelt devotionals are short, well-written and to the point. most are sprinkled with humour. they are well thought out, crisp and snappy. the author, herself a recovered bulimic, pulls no punches but addresses a myriad of topics with honesty. some quizzes and puzzles add a different twist. this is not the usual run of the mill devotional read.
Flying Colors by Jonathan Danilowitz
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,900. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Essay » Sociology(5.00 from 1 review)
Jonathan cracks open many doors for an intimate yet revealing look at a world most people never get to see; Apartheid, civil aviation, Israel, gay rights & more “I really enjoyed [your book]. I read it in one sitting and found it absolutely riveting. You’re both a strong writer and a gifted story teller. Many thanks for sharing it with me.” Matt Mills, Editorial Director, Pink Triangle Press.
The Republican Cult of Ignorance by Gregory E. Haley
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 55,510. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Essay » Political(5.00 from 1 review)
The Republican Cult of Ignorance examines how the extreme right-wing gained control of the Republican Party and exposes the common rhetorical fallacies used by conservative politicians and their media supporters to promote radical positions on taxes, women's rights, unions, healthcare, energy, national defense, and other important issues. It is Rhetorical Judo for Your Conservative Friends.
A Novel Approach by Bryon Williams
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,260. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Essay » Author profile(5.00 from 1 review)
The author is suddenly thrust into the role of a 24/7 carer when his wife suffers a devastating stroke. Faced with an uncertain future and encroaching old age, he relinquishes his showbiz career to become a novelist. Part one of this book is the funny and sometimes touching autobiography that has lead to his current situation, part two is the hilarious result of his decision to write novels.
Long War for Freedom by Barry Rubin
Price: Free! Words: 98,970. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics(5.00 from 1 review)
This book foresaw the “Arab Spring” of 2011. It was obvious years before that the old Arab nationalist dictatorships had failed and were being challenged by two forces: liberal democracy advocates and revolutionary Islamists. While the Long War for Freedom focuses on the moderates, it also, by necessity, presents the worldview and strategy of the Islamists.
The Truth about Syria by Barry Rubin
Price: Free! Words: 126,090. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics(5.00 from 1 review)
A stock figure of modern political literature is the Latin American dictator, a beribboned generalissimo, overweight, corrupt, propping up rich landlords who live in luxury on the back of impoverished peasants, using the language of anti-Communism to justify crushing any possibility of reform. Clearly, such people were seen as villains.
Why Does the Cheese Always Fall? (A Guide to Faking Adulthood) by Aprill Brandon
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 64,270. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Essay » Author profile(5.00 from 1 review)
As a humor columnist for over a decade, Aprill Brandon has been documenting her transition to adulthood, from college to the Dirty 30 and beyond, in newspapers and media websites around the country. This book, based on her award-winning columns, has everything young people, the young at heart and fans of horrible stick-figure art will ever need to know about putting on a convincing grown-up act.
The Man Rules by John Puckett
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,770. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Essay » Literature(5.00 from 1 review)
For millenia, Men have tried to define what exactly it takes to be a Man. Finally, after decades of exhausting research (with a few bathroom breaks thrown in), John Puckett has created the essential guide to Being a Man. This book answers some of the burning questions of Manhood, including: - How can I become rich? - How can I win an argument with my wife? - Should I get a tattoo? And more!
Smiles, Tears And Heartbreaks by Lakshman Singh
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,220. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Essay » Literature(5.00 from 1 review)
After my wife passed away I began to write in earnest. This industrious activity though quite therapeutic in helping me cope with the loss of my wife left me with a stack of essays and shorts pertaining to random happenings in my life. The stories have been intentionally left unarranged, like the random events that generated them. The reader is at liberty to enjoy or to trash accordingly.
Man-Child by Michael Jenkins
Price: Free! Words: 55,580. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2014. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General(5.00 from 1 review)
In this collection of 21 essays, Michael Jenkins takes a humorous approach to the stresses of every day life. Whether he is questioning how a one-thumbed co-worker might turn a doorknob or is being followed by his creepy future self in a pornographic video store, Michael's essays are funny, honest, and philosophical as an immature man searching for identity in the adult world
Star Gods: Book Four of Seeds of a Fallen Empire by Anne Spackman
Price: Free! Words: 129,210. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2014. Categories: Essay » Literature, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(5.00 from 1 review)
In Star Gods, the action returns to an alien home world, where the alien Alessia is raised. Her mentor, Hinev, creates the immortality serum and tests it on his pupil, Alessia, who becomes one of her planet's intergalactic explorers. The explorers eventually visit the Earth of the ancient past on their long journey in space.
Flights From My Terrace by Santosh Bakaya
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,690. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2014. Categories: Essay » Author profile(4.82 from 11 reviews)
This book is a collection of 58 essays most of which are based on observations from my terrace. Some have been written quashed in ramshackle buses while commuting from home to work place. Still others have been written from the snug confines of a car, watching ordinary life pass by with its extraordinary hues. These myriad hues have coloured my life and enriched it, hope they enrich yours also.
Cutting the Gordian Knot: Simple Solutions to Complex Societal Problems by Stanley Korn
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,820. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » General reference » Questions & answers, Essay » Political(4.00 from 1 review)
In this book, you will find solutions to a wide variety of societal problems. Some problems, such as inflation, have a truly simple solution. Others, such as crime, require a multifaceted approach. In the chapter on space travel (actually, a technological problem), a mass transit system is detailed for launching vehicles into space using the energy of Earth’s rotation to do the heavy lifting.
America's Passion: How a Coal Miner's Game Became the NFL in the 20th Century by Evan Weiner
Series: Sports: The Business and Politics of Sports, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,140. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby, Essay » Political(4.00 from 1 review)
The National Football League is the premier sport in the United States. But it always wasn't that way. Author Evan Weiner takes us back to the days when the NFL was a mom and pop store operation with the players and others who witnessed the league's growth first hand. The game started in the coal mines in western Pennsylvania and is a multi-billion dollar business today.
The Water Thief by Nicholas Lamar Soutter
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 67,860. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Essay » Political(3.89 from 9 reviews)
CHARLES THATCHER is a private citizen, meaning that he’s the private property of the Ackerman Brothers Corporation. He’s got problems: the cost of air is going up, his wife wants to sell herself to another corporation, and his colleagues are always trying to get him tossed into the lye vats. But all of that is nothing, compared to what happens when he finds a woman stealing Ackerman's rainwater.
WHAT IS TRUTH? CONSERVATIVE TALK RADIO IN AMERICA 1988-2016 by Steven Travers
Price: Free! Words: 140,440. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2016. Categories: Essay » Political(3.00 from 1 review)
“Let me tell you where I was the first time I heard you.” Almost daily, one of Rush Limbaugh’s 20 million listeners tells a similar story; they were driving their car on a freeway, on a familiar street, they heard him on a friend’s radio, and from there “my life has never been the same.” President Bill Clinton complained whenever he made a pronouncement, Limbaugh had a platform to refute it within