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Belonging
Price: Free! Words: 59,290. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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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.
Teaching the Compassionate Rebel Revolution
Series: The Compassionate Rebel Revolution, Educators' Guide. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,060. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching
Teaching the Compassionate Rebel Revolution is filled with conflict resolution activities and concepts for educators in a variety of settings. Detailed instructions for classroom activities are accompanied by concepts from the field of conflict resolution. It is also a companion text to The Compassionate Rebel Revolution by Burt Berlowe, addressing fifteen of the stories found in that book.
Knives, Lipstick, and Liberty One Woman's Journey
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,360. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Five years after moving to New Hampshire with a simple plan to live in a state where liberty still exists and to raise my son in a better environment. It seemed like a simple plan at the time, a good move to make. So how did I end up a New Hampshire state representative? Good question, and one that not one person who knew me before the move would have ever seen coming, and yes,that includes me.