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The Parable of Harry Potter & the Goblet of Fire
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,400. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2014 by Hickey's Books. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Daily affirmations
The Parable of Harry Potter, by Nicole L. Rivera addresses each of the seven books of Harry’s story as guides to exploring life’s deepest truths. Discover wisdom about friendship, courage, loyalty, and love from the Boy-Who-Lived and his magical friends.
Launching the Maita Collector's edition
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,110. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2014. Category: Essay » Technology
An explanation of the ideas behind the 45 books in the Flight of the Maita series and some theories upon which the series was built from the scientific end
The Donors’ Dilemma: Emergence, Convergence and the Future of Foreign Aid - Edited by Andy Sumner and Tom Kirk
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Series: Global Policy e-books, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,610. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
As poverty declines, what if the remaining pockets of poverty are increasingly focused in countries where aid is already on the way to becoming irrelevant as domestic resources grow - such as some middle income countries - or in countries which cannot absorb aid easily and quickly – meaning many fragile states? This is the question addressed by contributors to Global Policy’s first e-book.
Cuento sobre cuento
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 35,250. Language: Spanish. Published: July 7, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Essay » Literature
El cuento es quizá uno de los géneros literarios con mayor aceptación por el público en general por la brevedad y contundencia en las historias. No es fortuito que grandes plumas lo hayan cultivado. Cuento sobre cuento lleva al lector a un recorrido en torno a este género, con cuentos de gran manufactura y calidad literaria que lo remitirán a lo esencial de la prosa breve.
A Brief History of the Future: collected essays
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,940. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Category: Essay » Technology
As an author, scholar, and essayist, Sunny Moraine has mused on a variety of things in a variety of ways. In this collection, spanning over two years of work, they make their way through thoughts on the form and business of writing, the nature and meaning of games, the interweaving of society and technology, and the anxieties, awkwardnesses, and hopes of the everyday.
A Writer's Journey: What to Know Before, During, and After Writing a Book
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 52,550. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014 by Gray Rabbit Publications / Fantastic Books. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
The author of the ground-breaking Married Women Who Love Women was first told she wasn't a writer by a college professor. She didn't realize she might be until Robert Redford came to town. In this book, she tells other writers what to know before, during, and after writing a book. This is the book she wishes she had when she started writing.
The Novel of the Future
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,410. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014 by Sky Blue Press. Category: Essay » Literature
Anais Nin's revolutionary writing theory, contained in one book, is as relevant today as it was in 1968, when it was first published. A blueprint for young writers everywhere.
MWONGOZO AMANA.
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 39,610. Language: Swahili. Published: June 26, 2014. Category: Essay » Literature
Mwongozo Amana is a Swahili guidebook that can be used by anyone willing to learn Swahili literature. Its main focus however is the Kenyan High School literature, which uses the following book titles: "Damu nyeusi", "Kidagaa kimemwozea" and "Mstahiki Meya".
Running in the Back of the Pack
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 73,540. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
Startling with Bettie's first run, this story follows her journey from 5Ks to ultras, love to loss, grief to healing, from her first marathon to more than 225 more. She's logged more miles than she thought possible, and she's still going-on track to complete more than 70 this year. She runs in the back of the pack, where the view is different. Some benefits were expected--some quite surprising.
The Last of the Living Blue
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 45,860. Language: American English. Published: June 23, 2014 by NorLightsPress. Category: Essay » Author profile
The Last of the Living Blue is an intimate, intense look at the effects of the changing climate in our big back yard: Colorado’s majestic mountains and the Weminuche Wilderness. This is a story real and raw, told in a soft yet powerful voice, taking the reader along through one year of drought, fires, floods, and the healing of mountain and mind.
Biblical episodes retold, gods and aliens evolution and more
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,020. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Commentary / General
Gods (Aliens) working on the making of humans, biblical episodes presented in a different way. Creation, Evolution and re-incarnation as subjects for discussion.
Une année ordinaire
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 211,010. Language: French. Published: June 19, 2014 by Editions Dedicaces. Category: Essay » Political
La France est un pays béni des dieux, entend-on de-ci de-là. Ses provinces, avec leurs particularités culturelles, offrent une multitude de paysages contrastés, d’une beauté étincelante, à nulle autre pareille. Sa position géographique, avec ses différentes façades maritimes, lui confère des ouvertures incomparables, vers le monde entier.
Schiller: The Essays on the Sublime
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,410. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2014. Category: Essay » Literature
As an adjective, sublime means a subject that is causing deep emotions and feelings of wonder or joy. The noun sublime describes a subject that is without equal, that is supreme or of great moral, artistic or spiritual value. The verb derived from these words describes the capacity of a subject to reach the highest level without going through intermediary steps.
Reading The Amazing Spider-Man Volume One: A Critical Review With Storytelling Lessons From A Writer's Perspective
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 36,060. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Comics (nonfictional)
In Reading The Amazing Spider-Man Volume One, we examine the roots of the comicbook with a critical (but light-hearted) review of each story in the first twelve issues. As we do, we keep an eye on the many lessons therein for writers and storytellers of all kinds interested in developing an enduring storyworld and creative franchise. More than anything... we have fun!
Kindergarters: Burlesque in Canada
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 27,120. Language: Italian. Published: June 15, 2014. Category: Essay » Author profile
Lo scopo di questo libro, “Kindergarters: Burlesque in Canada”, un gioco di parole tra “kindergarden” (asili) e “garters” (giarrettiere) che fa riferimento a un modo giocoso di queste femme fatales di allietare degli uomini visti come bambini, è quello stimolare il coinvolgimento in questa parte fondamentale della storia del teatro mondiale, con una speciale attenzione alla realtà canadese.
The Golden Gringo Chronicles - Part 3
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,010. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
True story of an American who moved to Costa Rica for retirement. Part three is about living there in his third, fourth and fifth years and his experiences establishing formal residency, adjusting to Costa Rican culture and discovering and enjoying all the aspects of living in a wildly beautiful country. Follow our hero as he encounters the various challenges and rewards of becoming an ex-pat.
The Rhinoceros Is Eating S'ghetti
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,410. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2014. Category: Essay » Literature
When it comes to parenting and life in general Jack McDaniel is just like everyone else: He’s just making up stuff as he goes along. A lot of it he learned from his daughter. She has taught him as much as he’s taught her over the years. Along the way they’ve met some pretty incredible people: football star Joe Namath, Tony Award-Winning actor Tommy Tune, and the guy who designed the space suit.