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Working Class to College: The Promise and Peril Facing Blue-Collar America
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 53,750. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Motivational
Working Class to College exposes an education class divide that is threatening the American dream of upward social mobility and sowing resentment among those shut out or staggering under crushing debt. The book addresses ways to reduce college costs and shares the inspiring accounts of those who have endured all sorts of hardship and fought their way to college and commencement.
Lies My Teacher Told Me: The True History of the War for Southern Independence
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,360. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2016 by Shotwell Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
In this hard-hitting collection of 4 essays, Dr Wilson cuts straight to the chase: YOU WERE LIED TO! You were lied to about the nature, character, and cause of the American “Civil War," but that is just the start. The entire South—its people, culture, history, customs, both past and present—has been and continues to be lied about and demonized by the unholy trinity of the American establishment...
The Only Proof of Life Is Death
Price: Free! Words: 4,060. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
This collection is abstract in its nature; dealing with varied topics including gun control, morality, philosophy, depression, death, religious hypocrisy and more! (Book 1 of 3 of 'The Unnamed Series')
Choose and Be Chosen: A Proactive Guide to Becoming a College Basketball Recruit
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 12,170. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
For many young athletes and their families the recruiting process is unfamiliar territory. Deciding where you should spend four crucial years of your life can be downright scary. This book gives prospects and their families practical, proactive steps for taking the recruiting process into their own hands, as they strive to realize their dreams of playing basketball at the collegiate level.
Success Kids: Goal Setting - Roger's New Bike
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,660. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance, Fiction » Children’s books » Activity Books
Most people don't know what they want in life. They drift through life from day to day with no dreams, no vision, and no purpose. But not Roger! Roger knows exactly what he wants in life and he's determined to set goals to get it. Follow Roger throughout his life's journey of achievement and success as he defines and what he wants, overcome his fears, and build his confidence and self-esteem.
Swap
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,110. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
On holiday on the Costa del Sol, Spain, Kate and Jonathan, serous-minded academics from Cambridge, strike up an unlikely friendship with a charismatic Swedish couple. From the moment they meet, they embark on a trail of pleasure that is both exciting and dangerous. Will this change in their behaviour have a permanent effect on the English couple's already faltering relationship?
Skipping School (30+ Great Things You May Not Know About Home Schooling)
Price: $12.95 USD. Words: 11,020. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Home schooling
Considering home schooling? Tackle concerns and gain confidence as this homeschool facilitator, mother, and former teacher arms you with facts about socialization, post-secondary opportunity, public school myths and more. Buy this jam-packed, motivating, and powerful book and make your home a place where your child can thrive in freedom & learn in joy with the natural radiance children deserve!
Nano
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,200. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
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Timothy and Alix, university professors, stumble onto a murder after purchasing a Vintage Barbie doll at a yard sale. Things go from bad to worse when the doll turns out to be one of dozens of copies growing in the victim's back yard, and mysterious creatures suddenly begin tearing up the university campus. For the two academics, never ones to back away from solving a crime, the game is afoot.
Death of the Magpie
Price: Free! Words: 29,170. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
In this second story of McMurray’s trilogy, Janet Gordon, a young professor of biology, has been invited to a prestigious conference to present her work on the isolation of a cell growth factor. A recently appointed colleague, a “hot shot” protein chemist,who has helped to purify the growth factor turns out to have some unpleasant personality traits which lead to a tragic consequence
Words of Encouragement.
Price: Free! Words: 9,540. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
This is a popular book directed at individuals, families, businesses, groups and communities to aid any situation that may be distressing to them. It covers how to motivate, words to speak to children, adults, women and men in all situations.