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A Dangerously Unconventional View of Canada
Price: Free! Words: 9,800. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
"Oh Canada!" From these loaded words and exultant headlines, one assumes this North American pseudo-country is a veritable utopia. But what do we really know about Canada?
Maladapt
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,810. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Maladapt is a mini-collection of four short stories totalling just under 15,000 words. These are stories about the struggle to adapt to the coming future. About coming to terms with migrating to a robotic body, to telepresence, to universal surveillance and what it means to those of us who don't quite fit in. They're stories about FAILURE to adapt, and the victories to be won beyond failure.
All 28 Freckles
Price: Free! Words: 680. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Female authors
(5.00)
This collection of poetry explores the bewilderment, misperception and loss of identity youths face. It amplifies the evolution in ones life into someone unknown. Through blunt prose this collection explores lure verse individuality at a transitional period in ones life.
I Play the Mermaid Song
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,360. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: July 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
Compulsive cross-dresser Richard has grown alienated from the conventional society of New Zealand. He has lived between two worlds – his public face of Richard the violinist, and his inner heart of Nora. He must peel off his past and his disguises, the patchwork of deceits and shadows that he has built up. But when he unpicks the threads of convention, music, and fantasy, what will be left?
Being Happy: Part 3 Managing Your Expectations
Series: Being Happy, Book 3 · Applied Psychology, Book 26. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,410. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014 by Altiora Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Emotional healing, Nonfiction » Psychology » Applied psychology
When you keep your expectations low, you are seldom disappointed, and often happy. Living your life with low expectations is a tremendously liberating way to live; an excellent way to find lasting happiness. Your relationship with the world becomes a steady state where you are usually if not always feeling good. Read this eBook to find out how to get off the emotional roller-coaster and be happy.
Family Hour
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,870. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In the near future, Valued Associate Echo 900682972187 "lives" all his days within the narrow walls of his Multitasking Cubicle-Home Station (MCHS). Every aspect of his existence is completely focused on "Productivity," the bridge to Global Corporation's utopia, the mythical "7th Era." Once a year, Valued Associates may communicate with their biological parents. Welcome to "Family Hour."
On Individualism and Conformity: Borat, Wall Street and the Problem with Cults
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,090. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013 by White Sun Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
This essay embarks on a discussion of the current conceptions of individualism and identity in the United States, and how this gets warped in such a way as to actually reinforce conformity and compliance. Part of The Brain Trust series, by Jules Okapi, a series of philosophical and political essays.
Trapped
Price: Free! Words: 2,080. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » Undead
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When Jordan is awakened in the middle of the night by a horde of the undead, he is forced into a fight for his life and his upperclass suburban existence. What he finds leads him to question the safe path he has followed in life and ultimately make the choice to stay the course or start fresh.
Carlos Inside Out
Price: Free! Words: 1,500. Language: American English. Published: November 16, 2012 by Heyapi Books. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
Carlos was happy and imaginative before he met forbidding parameters drawn in the dark lead of a number-two hexagonally-shaped Ticonderoga pencil.
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!