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Getting Screwed: A Layman's Guide to Political Strategy
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 115,570. Language: American English. Published: September 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
Think politicians are really looking out for your best interests? Think again! On the surface, politics might look like a necessary social function being performed for the benefit of the people. But underneath, it's a game being played solely for the benefit of the politicians and the people who own them. In Getting Screwed, Dr. Grant shows you -the pieces- how the game of politics is played.
The Hacking Ghost
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,460. Language: American English. Published: September 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
The Hacking Ghost is a short 6-page story about a hacker in an oppressive country who hacks for freedom of speech and is almost caught by the oppressive government but is set free.
Dirt Ordinary
Series: Shining a Light. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,840. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2015 by Tharsis Highlands. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Conspiracy theories, Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
Would it shock you to find that there are at least 489 new conspiracies starting every second? This is a conservative figure. From kids conspiring to steal cookies, to governments conspiring to go to war -- you will discover just how true it is that conspiracies are "dirt ordinary."
Creating a Welcoming & Connected City: The Philadelphia Experience
Price: Free! Words: 14,920. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Government & business, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Information technology
Creating a Welcoming and Connected City: The Philadelphia Experience shares Philly311’s journey to becoming a leader in customer service, and encourages a critical discussion on public sector return on investment from customer service and community engagement initiatives.
Good Luck!
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 920. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Sometimes the best laid plans don't quite work out. With the Zavian Empire bearing down on Earth, The Chairman gives a final speech on the value of having a Plan B. "Good Luck!" is a flash (that means very short) speculative fiction.
Xander vol.1 Transmutation
Series: The Athena Universe. Price: Free! Words: 51,080. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Book 3 of The Athena Universe. Someone's been messing with genetics on Earth in Saphora's absence.
Down With Elections!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,500. Language: Australian English. Published: September 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Essay » Political
We assume that elections mean freedom, but is this true? Do we get a democratic government when we vote? If not, what is wrong? "Elections!" says the author. He lists their failings and shows that our "representative democracy" is neither representative nor democratic, and does not meet accepted standards. He then presents a practical route to true democracy.
Resonant
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,490. Language: American English. Published: July 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
After a divine symbiosis with an ancient alien skin which gives him god-like powers, Asher finds himself entangled in a dark world of corporate oligarchs and government conspiracies. With the help of billionaire-heiress Candace Vanderbilt and hacktivist group Anonymous, he faces-off against conspiring evils of this world and beyond.
Food for Thought
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 66,200. Language: American English. Published: July 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
If you can't afford food, do you give up and starve, or do you steal just to feed yourself? Or do you sign up for Agritecture's "Food for Thought" initiative, a program resulting from the government's allowance of privatized food stamp issuance?
One Night
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,720. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Kelly Ray is nineteen and a recovering heroin addict. To stay sober, she lives by a severe set of rules, and the last thing she needs is a complicated guy. And who could be more complicated than the heir to the throne of a war-torn European country? But when, by chance, she meets Prince Tomas Teronovich, Kelly is hooked...