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Hacktivity #2
Series: Hacktivity, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 50. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Crime & mystery
Shawn Harris has just received a get-out-of-jail free card. His new hacker friends who busted him out show him how the situation goes even further than he knows. Now he has to decide whether to continue on the run or join the team to stop the people behind his arrest.
Why My Tears Drop
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 1,950. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry
Why My Tears Drop, this enticing collection of poetry, is a fascinating book that addresses the critic and the need to reflect the opinion of a public that misconstrued the attitude and social position of the poet. Poetically, the book was written to engage the audience in a more precise and constructive manner. Despite that fact, the poet remains highly romantic and critical of the class issue.
Price: Free! Words: 59,290. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Belonging traces Robert Fuller’s personal evolution and suggests that taking one’s questions seriously will lead to a life of meaning and purpose. Accompany Fuller as he meets with “somebodies” like Robert Oppenheimer, Indira Gandhi, Mikhail Gorbachev, David Bowie, John Denver, and President Jimmy Carter, and share in the wisdom he finds in people whom the world writes off as “nobodies.”
Occupy Wall Street: What Just Happened?
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,380. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2013 by Kimberly Wilder. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » History » Oceania
Wilderside Ltd presents its second eBook, Occupy Wall Street: What Just Happened? In the eBook, the Occupy movement is explored through original reporting, essays, photographs, cartoons, poetry, and reviews. Includes an essay analyzing the “One Demand” concept. The collection records the unfolding of Occupy into the culture from September 2011 to the present. Authors Kimberly Wilder and Ian Wil
Atlas Sulks
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,570. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
ATLAS SULKS addresses the issue of the privatization of the Commons, in this case the Airwaves which belong to the American People. With a satirical look at right wing Talk Radio and Ayn Randian philosophy, the story shows how self entitled individuals can take the nation’s resources as their own possessions. If they aren’t deterred, they’ll reap unaccountable wealth, and amass even more power.
Feeling the Unthinkable, Vol. 4: Power of the Pen - Iconoclasts to the Rescue
Series: Social Justice. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 24,450. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013 by Amador Publishers, LLC. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Literature
Donald Gutierrez's essays and reviews have been collected in a passionate appeal for sensitivity, change, and action in confronting government abuses and social inequity. Vol.4 focuses on a humanistic and poetic perspective against the preceding darkness that Feeling the Unthinkable explores. "Surely there is no more astute and sensitive observer of our political culture than Don Gutierrez."
¡Yo tengo la magia!
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 11,190. Language: Spanish. Published: September 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Essay » Sociology
El mundo necesita héroes y heroínas como tú. ¡Sí, como tú! No importa quién seas, qué edad tengas, dónde vivas o a qué te dediques. Aquí te decimos cómo lograrlo y te invitamos a compartir tus experiencias con otras personas que, al igual que tú, están haciendo la diferencia.
Fearless Freedom
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 39,230. Language: American English. Published: August 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 20th Century, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
Eleven-year-old Bernice Givens learns about courage and fear when she becomes a freedom fighter in the civil rights movement that her hero, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., leads in her hometown of Birmingham, Alabama, during the historic spring and summer of 1963.
Hacktivity #1
Series: Hacktivity, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 50. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Crime & mystery
Shawn Harris is a hacktivist, a software programmer/activist, who just pushed the boundaries too far. On trial for breaking into FBI systems, he's just been found guilty and sentenced to 30 years in maximum security prison. As his trial starts getting media attention, people find the facts of the case aren't so clear-cut. And other hackers decide to take matters into their own hands.
Extreme Remedies and Other Stories
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,830. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2013 by The Wessex Collective. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Extreme Remedies and Other Stories collects short stories from Helen Hudson's long writing career along with autobiographical pieces that reveal how the concerns in her fiction intertwine with the concerns of her life. The characters in these stories grasp blindly in pursuit of empathy, a quality that is as vital to the giver as the receiver.