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Makers Who Made It: 100 Stories of Starting a Business
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 175,510. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship
Makers Who Made It: 100 Stories of Starting a Business brings together The Grommet’s Co-founder & CEO Jules Pieri and Co-founder & Chief Discovery Officer Joanne Domeniconi, and interviews with 100 Makers, inventors, and entrepreneurs whose innovative consumer products have launched on The Grommet since 2008.
Communication: Great Invention Ideas: The Development of Modern Communication
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,810. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2016. Categories: Essay » Technology, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Inventions
From the bestselling author of Red Herrings & White Elephants, Shaggy Dogs, Pop Goes the Weasel, They Laughed at Galileo and many more... This, is the story of communication and how Marconi developed the radio, Alexander Graham Bell worked out how to send a voice down electrical wires, computers made life so much easier and satellites changed the way we communicate forever.
Jet Engines: Great Invention Ideas: The Story of Frank Whittle
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 3,580. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Inventions, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
From the bestselling author of Red Herrings & White Elephants, Shaggy Dogs, Pop Goes the Weasel, What Caesar did for my Salad, They Laughed at Galileo and many more.... The story of Frank Whittle and how he overcame huge odds to make sure his vision would win a war and change the world forever, despite fierce opposition from Her Majesty’s Royal Air Force.
Invention: Awesome Inventors: Ten Famous Innovators Killed by their Creations
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 6,410. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Inventions, Essay » Technology
From the Author of the Internationally Bestselling Books - Red Herrings & White Elephants, What Caesar did for My Salad, Shaggy Dogs, Pop Goes the Weasel, Ten Minute Mysteries, Urban Myths & Legends and many more..... Hoisted by their own Petard. Ten Inventors who were killed by their creations.
Innovation: Awesome Inventions: Inventors & Business Ideas that Changed the World
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,170. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Inventions, Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
From the bestselling author of Red Herrings & White Elephants, New World Order, 9/11 Conspiracy, Pop Goes the Weasel and many more.... Read about the men and women who changed the world, after being told 'that's a terrible idea, it will never work.'
Callous Highway
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 89,560. Language: British English. Published: November 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Matt works on I.T. systems for a failing company. But faced with World War II aircraft wreckage in the back garden, and ageing inventors who need his help, he can't just walk away.
BookElves Anthology Volume 2
Price: Free! Words: 40,970. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2015 by Princelings Publications. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Holidays & Celebrations / Christmas & Advent, Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
Seven authors, seven new tales to twang your heartstrings and tickle your toes. Will the Christmas fairy be ready to grant your wishes? Will Shirley Link solve all the clues to her presents? And will Santa's reindeer, a lost and forlorn hero, and a man under the spell of a wicked witch find their way home during the bleak midwinter? Find out in this second anthology from the MG BookElves.
Joy: The Unofficial Biography of Miracle Mop Inventor, Joy Mangano
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,520. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2015 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / general
You may not know the name Joy Mangano, but you probably know her mop--the Miracle Mop to be more exact. This book is the story of how Mangano built a QVC empire. The book explores her early days as an inventor through her later success on HSN; along the way it touches on the business strategies and models that made her a multi-millionaire. This book is not endorsed by Joy Mangano and should be
Folio 4: Stars of a Type
Series: The Steampunk Serials. You set the price! Words: 5,200. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
In this folio, the space-time machine, METIS, carries us off to Delaware where we meet astronomer Annie Jump Cannon. Join Vivian and Elliot St. Clair as they unravel more 19th century mysteries, and encounter new and intriguing aspects of space and time travel.
Inventor's Workshop - How to Develop and Market your Inventions
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,400. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Inventions
Practical guide showing inventors how to develop, prototype, protect and market their inventions. Bob is an engineer with over 25 years experience developing and marketing products. He used his corporate and entrepreneurial experience to develop this step by step guide to help fellow inventors develop their products using a "boot strapping" approach. Turn your ideas into profits.