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The Intern
Price: Free! Words: 2,790. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Steve the medical student finds himself in an unusual internship. His first ‘patient’ has been kidnapped against his will for involuntary blood tests to aid in creation of a vaccine to eliminate diseases plaguing the world. Finding the government responsible and discovering the truth, Steve decides to fight back, even if that means losing his life too.
Thrive
Series: Thrive, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 9,250. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
To the masses who go about life with their heads down, the lies are comfortable. For the few daring to look closer, the truth will be horrifying.
No Budget, No Pay
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,420. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Congress, Essay » Political
Once again the US Government was shutdown because our elected officials didn't do their job, and we could go through it all over again a few months from now. If we pulled a stunt like that on our jobs we'd get our paychecks cut, if we didn't just get fired. Perhaps we need to cut our elected officials' checks when they don't do their job. This is a completely nonpartisan proposal.
Brewster Fulbright
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 232,880. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Brewster Fulbright is a Wyoming rancher wanting to stop residential development by building a wind turbine project but he must overcome the County Board that has made a fortune from the developers. Brewster begins his odyssey but the project is not approved but he does realize a dream to dance the tango in Paris.
Fascinating Facts and Fallacies About You and Your World
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 75,460. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders, Nonfiction » General reference » Trivia
This book is designed to provide truthful, useful and surprising information, not faulty assumptions or misleading statements. Bad information can produce bad decisions and wasted effort. Fix what needs fixing not what we assume needs fixing.So what you will find in this book is that every fact in the book is referenced. If you doubt the information you can check the source.
Lagos State: My Life of Service with Integrity
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 65,450. Language: Simple English. Published: March 10, 2014 by MakeWay Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
This is a story that reveals the results of character building. Despite his initial setbacks, Brigadier-General Johnson rose to become one of the most loyal and respected leaders of Nigeria. This entertaining autobiography provides a mixture of both funny moments, and the serious side to the life of this officer and a gentleman who operated with loyalty, integrity and discipline.
Whisper Independence
Series: Whisper Independence. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,070. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
Adora is a fiercely independent young woman, threatened by human-looking aliens whose government needs test subjects to genetically engineer a dependent population when deceptive tactics aren't fail-safe. Her protection must come from a similar being, Zane, whose unnatural magnetism she can’t deny. Zane must convince Adora to allow his protection and relinquish her freedom--in order to save it.
The Negro in Federal Employment: The Quest for Equal Opportunity
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 61,660. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
A classic resource, now with new 2012 Foreword, from Quid Pro Books: a study of civil rights in the U.S. civil service at a time of tumultuous change and reexamination. Praised widely on its initial publication in 1967, Krislov's book remains an important part of the canon on African American history, labor and civil service, and the political science of federal employment and bureaucracies.
The Desideratum
Price: Free! Words: 199,960. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Spiritualism
Exclusive and competing spiritual and social belief structures existing in contemporary times are steeped in fantasy, and condemn nations and ethnic groups to a constant state of agitation, conflict and privation. The Desideratum teaches that salvation will be found only by yielding to the same Providential Laws of Reality and Truth that guide every aspect of the physical universe.
Scholarship: Two Convocation Addresses on University Life
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 18,210. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014 by Christian's Library Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Philosophy & social aspects, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Education / General
MORE THAN A HUNDRED YEARS AGO Abraham Kuyper and his followers recognized that knowledge (curriculum) and behavior (pedagogy) are embedded in everyone’s core beliefs about the nature of God, humanity, and the world. Kuyper delivered the two convocation addresses included in this volume to the students of the Vrije Universiteit (Free University) in Amsterdam in 1889 and 1900.