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Bone of Contention
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,750. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Sydney Covington is an anthropology student who finds herself running for her life when she innocently brings an ancient human bone fragment with her to grad school in New Mexico. She and her photographer boyfriend Emmet Williams' best hope for surviving a triangle of death and destruction is a semi-inept FBI agent. Greed, pride,and fear, propel Bone of Contention toward it's gory conclusion.
The Ruling Elite and Other Stories
Price: Free! Words: 20,710. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014 by XC Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
The Ruling Elite and Other Stories is a collection of six short fantasy stories from XC Publishing authors Xina Marie Uhl and Janet Loftis.
A Thailand Diary Volume 1 January - June
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,990. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
A virtual look at Thailand and the Thais through the pages of a diary. You will meet, from the comfort of your armchair, real Thais. From bankers to farmers, from rich to poor. From the very young to the very old. Read the exploits of people like Bancha, Banjawan, Dao, Weelai and Sawat. You'll get to know them as if you know them in person An authentic view of the country and its people.
Human Well-Being in the Light of Evolution
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 77,900. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » healthy living, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution
What does it mean to be healthy, happy, and human? Science writer Kevin Holbrook explains that evolution is the most important place to look for answers to that question. Using the tools of science, logic, and strategy, Holbrook looks closely at diet, exercise, sleep, happiness, nature, sociality, virtue, and sustainability, and lists strategies for attaining human well-being.
Myths and Maxims
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,890. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend, Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
Myths and Maxims documents some of the beliefs and lore of Trinidad and Tobago and by extension the rest of the Caribbean. It is packed with elders' advice on how to survive in today’s world and the phrases that reflect these teachings.
UNSETIC Files: The Measure of Dreams
Series: UNSETIC Files, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,510. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
What would you do if someone offered to give you the most important men in your life back after you’d lost them?
Respuestas alimentarias a la crisis económica
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 142,060. Language: Spanish. Published: December 10, 2013. Categories: Essay » Sociology
Este primer número de la COLECCIÓN eBOOKS ICAF reúne textos en torno a las siguiente líneas: a) Crisis económica y cambio de hábitos alimentarios, b) Modificaciones y continuidad en las redes de distribución alimentaria y en los sistemas de venta, c) Recursos genéticos y patrimonio alimentario, huertas urbanas, d) Productores, consumidores y redes sociales: estrategias e innovación.
Sons of Monkeys - A New Study Of The Human Animal By A Down On His Luck Chinaman With A Zoology Degree
You set the price! Words: 173,740. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Biology, Nonfiction » History » War
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Sons of Monkeys will radically redefine the human species. In a ground-breaking re-evaluation of how we select our mates, zoologist and teacher Mars Q will explain the existence of war, genocide, and chronic poverty by treating humans like any other animal on the planet. No rock goes unturned as he smashes centuries of dogma and leaves the academic world scorched. Not even Jesus is off limits.
People-Centered Innovation: Becoming a Practitioner in Innovation Research
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,970. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Research & development
Written with a general audience in mind, People-Centered Innovation focuses on innovation research in corporate settings.
Black, White, Other: Biracial Americans Talk About Race and Identity
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 146,200. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » History » North America
In this 20th anniversary edition of the landmark "Black, White, Other" (Morrow, Quill), journalist Lise Funderburg explores the lives of 46 adult children of black/white unions. Her subjects' unflinching honesty, humor, and deep feeling result in a stunning—and enduring—portrait of race in America. New foreword by novelist Mat Johnson and links to updated commentary from original participants.