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Finch Goes Wild
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 57,060. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
Harmon doesn't fit into the hole he gets shoved into. He has to break out. With his grades at an all-time low and his weight off the charts, he knows he's headed for trouble. Even in his music he finds too many wrong notes. When the noise of his jeering classmates and nagging mother threatens to overwhelm him, he finds a whole new world to explore in nearby wild places.
Juggernaut: Why the System Crushes the Only People Who Can Save It
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 184,230. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics
A revolutionary new theory of political economy that will change the way you look at the financial crisis, the culture divide, and the system as a whole.
Daughters are Diamonds: Honour, Shame & Seclusion - A South African Perspective
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Price: Free! Words: 41,790. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies
'Daughters are Diamonds' is a groundbreaking study on the objectification of women in honour-bound, traditionalist societies. The study asks questions about the failures of democracy in protecting minority rights, especially those with regard to women. It looks in particular at the case study of Indian Muslim women in South Africa.
Goals: The Philosophy and Science of Achieving Your Dreams
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 13,960. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success
You can achieve your goals every year with sufficient planning by knowing yourself, focusing on your dreams, and giving yourself clearly-defined, achievable, and measurable tasks. This book will help you dream, will give you resources and tips for reaching all types of goals, will summarize the relevant scientific literature, and will help you learn to motivate yourself.
The Pursuit of Happiness: The Art of Not Taking Offence & Going with the Flow
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Series: On the Spiritual Path, Book 20 · Buddhism, Book 10 · Applied Psychology, Book 16. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,410. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013 by Altiora Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Anxiety
Happiness is an elusive quality for many in today’s world. But there is a powerful, little known secret in the pursuit of happiness. It takes a minute to learn and a lifetime to perfect. It is simply this; to not mind what happens and not react. It is the gentle art of not taking offence and learning to go with the flow. Settle in for the ride as the secret of strategic non-action is revealed.
Capitalism Receives Failing Grade
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Series: Making Money Work Better, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 11,500. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics / comparative
Simulation of barter, socialism, capitalism, and a system called autonomy with Cooperation: The Wealth of Nations Game played and graded by university students in a sociology class results in a C for barter, a B for socialism, an F for capitalism, and an A for autonomy. The game in computer form is available free, so you can examine and judge each system yourself.
Relationships
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,150. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dating
Relationships speaks of communication techniques in improving relationships & strategies in strengthening a relationship. Different theories on love and relationships will meet discussion as well as attraction and the effects of cohabitation prior to marriage. Saving a relationship is a two-way street and methods of doing so occur within this text to improve communication within the relationship.
The Answer is Learner Autonomy, Issues in Language Teaching and Learning.
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Price: $8.50 USD. Words: 76,430. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2013 by IATEFL Learner Autonomy SIG. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching methods & materials / arts & humanities
Edited by Anja Burkert, Leni Dam and Christian Ludwig. This book is a compilation of articles dealing with a wide range of topics addressing aspects of a pedagogy for autonomy in various institutional and cultural contexts. It provides the reader with valuable insights into theoretical considerations as well as valuable examples of practice.
Organizational Democracy-10 Steps to Democratic Culture and Leadership (The Future of Western Civilization Series 1)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,460. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Organizational behavior
Traci Fenton is interviewed by Psychiatrist Dr Nicholas Beecroft. Traci is an expert in organizational democracy and the Founder and CEO of WorldBlu whose purpose is to unleash human potential and inspire freedom by championing the growth of democratic organizations worldwide. Her vision is to see 1 billion people working in free and democratic workplaces.
Isis
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Price: Free! Words: 15,970. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A hug-warm bed every night. A freshly-brewed coffee every dawn. That's the promise being touted by revolutionary tech giant iSYS and their new smart-home system. For Grayl, a self-confessed couch-potato, the chance to be a part of history in the making for the first time in his life was just too enticing to pass up. Promises, though, are cheap. Trust is not.