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Resurrection Of The Impaler
Series: Memorable Verse, Book 24. Price: Free! Words: 1,130. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Female authors
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These three weird poems offer a different spin on the Dracula legend, this time with the Impaler as an aristocrat of sorts, who descends on the world in an age of darkness, and creates - then feeds on, the suffering of those under his dominion. No adult-only content. ~500 words.
Nobel Peace Prize
Price: $3.33 USD. Words: 99,070. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2014 by SycoraxBooks. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
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William Wright, undistinguished employee at a startup in Cambridge, is awakened by a call from Norway informing him that he won the Nobel Peace Prize. The call sounds like a hoax and it is unlikely to reshape Will’s future. But it immediately changes his past. In the 24 hours before the Nobel Committee makes its official announcement, what started out as incredible gradually becomes inexplicable.
Bold War 2020 - World Transformation, Unearthed Treasure
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 110,360. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational
Despite the great technological advances of the modern world, society was full of seemingly insoluble problems. Andrew Buchanan looks back from 2050 to see how a selection of mankind's abilities were marshaled against ignorance, lethargy and vested interests to realize a transformed social fabric and optimal world.
The Guy in 3C and Other Tales, Satires and Fables
Price: Free! Words: 23,760. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014 by The Wessex Collective. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The book is a mixed bag of satire, mordant and/or playful wit as well as other forms of non-realistic fiction. Targets include American historical blindness (The Guy in 3C”) , obsessive social correctness (“A Breach of Decorum”), greed (“The Reminder”) and literary pomposity (Litbiz Magazine Interview)
Concrete Pastures of the Beautiful Bronx
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,490. Language: American English. Published: November 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
In a strong, ironic, and humorous voice, these poems explore the beauty, wonder, and harsh reality of The Bronx. Vivid and abundant imagery abound in this unique vision of inner city life.
The Millennium Book--Module 3: Political Challenges in the twenty-first century
Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 12,650. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
Since history began, humans have sought to govern their collective behavior by organizing themselves into what we now call governments. Whether loose tribal councils and chieftains, or today's United Nations, these socio-political creations have been a part of virtually every collection of people for countless thousands of years. Here we explore political thought and reality in the new century
Warblog: Armchair Generals of the War on Terror
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,900. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
The "warbloggers" who emerged after the September 11 attacks believed that the War on Terror and the invasion of Iraq could trigger a humanistic and democratic reformation of the Islamic world. They were wrong, but not alone. Their optimism reflected an old and powerful Western fantasy: That liberal democracy is natural, inevitable, and appealing to all people everywhere.
Closets
Series: Poetry By Heart, Book 6. Price: Free! Words: 740. Language: Canadian English. Published: October 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry
What price freedom? The price is courage and vigilance. Alas...will they come to us in time? Three poems, 520 words
Two Tyrants. The Myth of a Two-Party Government and the Liberation of the American Voter
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 16,780. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
Are you sick of Republicans and Democrats? Polls show that the vast majority of Americans are tired of the two party system and its trappings. Although it seems that we are doomed to be led by one party or the other in perpetuity, Two Tyrants argues that the right reforms could alter the course of our collective political destiny.
Orwell Stands
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,240. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2014. Categories: Essay » Political, Essay » Literature
World on Fire? A short introduction into why George Orwell remains our contemporary.