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EDYL - The Reading Department
Price: Free! Words: 11,210. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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It’s 2046 and Jake Radley has the career opportunity of a lifetime. But to take it he needs to acquire a strange, mysterious new skill — a skill that will clash with a startling scientific discovery that has the world in uproar. Drama, intrigue and a test of Jake's loyalties.
Nano Contestant - Episode 1: Whatever It Takes (2nd Edition)
Series: Nano Contestant Series. Price: Free! Words: 22,660. Language: American English. Published: July 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
An incredible future. A dangerous game. How far would you go to save your family? In 2114, there’s no such thing as a fair trial. Roland’s father has just been sentenced to death in a sham case controlled by the all-powerful Pinnacle Corporation. He only has one chance to find out the truth: enter Pinnacle’s death-defying Tech Games and do everything he can to survive.
Parted Out
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,810. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Starship repossession specialist Grimm and his crew, after their last botched repo, look forward to an easy, quick job, with their eyes on a much needed vacation as a reward. Unfortunately, nothing ever goes as planned for Grimm. Caught between a salvager who wants the same ship and a very tight deadline, Grimm must use every trick he knows to get the ship off station, intact and on time.
The Owner's Edge
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 29,030. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business ethics
Having an understanding of the mindset and the corporate world especially corporate America is vital for modern day success.
Retrograde
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,120. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » General
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Imagine a world where we can regain our youth. But there is always a price. In the future, everything is recycled.
Broken Nation
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,050. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2014 by Beyond the Page Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
From the author of Viral Nation comes the chilling story of Leanne Wood, a seventeen-year-old girl trying to make sense of the new world around her—and more than anything, just trying to survive.
Rick the Robber Baron
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,730. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When Kita Ogude wakes up tied to a post in her simulation room, she knows marauders have tried to take her ship-again. But this time something feels off, and familiar. She thinks she knows this marauder. And her desire to regain her ship becomes secondary to something she has wanted for a very long time: revenge.
World, Incorporated: The History of the Supra-National Corporation and its Global Stranglehold on Freedom and Democracy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 94,180. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political, Nonfiction » History » Modern / General
It has become a truism in politics that "corporations have become too powerful". Between 1990 and 2010; corporate power has now exceeded national power and global economic structures now have unchecked control over democratic governments, and has passed to multi-national corporations who have no country, owe allegiance to no government, and answer to no nation. They are now supra-national.
With Death You Get the Eggrolls
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,470. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2014 by 53rd Street Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Wizards work for large corporations. Now a murdered corporate wizard begins an investigation by Detective Owlen Vay of the Ye Olde Vancouver PD. When Owlen calls in PI Rex Filagree (his oldest friend) to assist in the investigation, they travel the mystical world of corporate sorcery to find a killer. A world where wizards, magic, and murder mix, and the guilty always pay.
Enhancing the Contribution of the Private Sector to Inclusive and Environmentally Sustainable Growth
Price: Free! Words: 2,770. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / economic development
The private sector is pivotal to creating economic opportunities that reduce poverty in Asia and the Pacific. How can private sector investments promote inclusive and environmentally sustainable growth—and do so at a profit?