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Bearin's: The Book
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 81,240. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Storytelling, Essay » Sociology
Bearin’s (bâr'ĭns)—When you’re on the water, the act of figuring out where you are and what’s going on is known as “getting your bearings.” The same applies to life itself. In the Northeast, we often don’t fuss around with the letter “g” at the ends of our words. Therefore, “Bearin’s”—which has been a column in Commercial Fisheries News for over 20 years. This book is a collection of those columns
Soft Knock Life
Price: $5.69 USD. Words: 99,590. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2012 by Gingernut Books Ltd. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Cyril’s life is perfect. It’s 1977 yet he knows little of the racial and social tension borne by his black British contemporaries. He’s a happily integrated entrepreneur and a liberal Pentecostal. Then along comes Natasha who unleashes Cyril’s sexual, racial and religious fears and deepest secret.
The Pecan Stand
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 139,900. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Each of us has a Groove in Life, that place where you're meant to be, doing what you're meant to do. Dutch John Van Rensburg finds his groove in a mysterious all-black town where the residents have a very good reason to fear whites. Because neither John nor the town's folk have any choice, they reluctantly take him in. And over time he falls in love with them, and they come to see him as family.
More Shit that Pisses Me Off
Series: Shit that Pisses Me Off, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,710. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2012 by Magenta. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social
Why do men spit (and women don’t)? What’s the real problem with cellphones? What’s wrong with wedding leave? Do you remember Grade Ten History? Why isn’t being a soldier more like being a mother? What did God really promise? And let’s talk about sex…
Full Frontal Stupidity
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,880. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
"Parham is at the very top echelon of American humorists, equal to Dave Barry or David Sedaris on their best day." Linton Robinson (Editor, My Funny Valentine) Humor columnist Barry Parham is back, launching his latest salvo of hilarious, thought-provoking, take-no-prisoners observations. Includes these award-winning stories! Skirts vs. Skins Scenes From a Maul
Do You Face These Culture Challenges In Your Company or Team?
Price: Free! Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Motivational, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Workplace culture
Do You Face These Culture Challenges In Your Company or Team?
The Counterrevolutionary and Royal Army of America
Price: Free! Words: 16,960. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
The Counterrevolutionary and Royal Army of America (CRAA) is a call for an organized religious, political, social, and cultural counterrevolution in defense of the beauty and majesty of "Le Royaume," the Kingdom of God on earth, the Holy Roman Catholic Church.
Two Year Novel Course: Set 3 (World Building)
Series: 2YN: The Two Year Novel Course, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 38,950. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This set of world building classes provides a few tricks for both physical and cultural world building and includes exercises, examples and many questions to answer about your own work. This set of classes will help science fiction and fantasy writers, however the cultural aspects and conflicts can also work well in modern and historical fiction.
Slitting the Sycamore
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,510. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2012 by Acton Institute. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Education / Adult
The effectiveness of Christian participation in political, economic, and social life depends upon understanding the proper relationship between the Church and the world, Christ and culture.
Question Reality! The Curious Way to Peace and Happiness
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,630. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental health, Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help
Question Reality! is about identifying and reviewing the many stories, concepts, beliefs, and ideologies--with which we have all been programmed by our languages and cultures. By pursuing The Curious Way of Self-Enquiry and other meditative practices we may learn to break the magic spell of language and Return to the Original Source of peace and happiness.