Books tagged: mortality

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The Evolution of Mortality
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 37,680. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Brady Holiday is afraid to die. He sees death in the most mundane of daily activities. His wife thinks he’s crazy, but Brady likes the back roads where he is away from the danger of other drivers. But this particular back road snakes through death’s backyard. The Holidays are invited in for a bite, and Brady will come to understand that his fears of death are nothing compared to the truth.
Becoming Bionic: The Little Book of Hope for Heart Patients
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,460. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases
This is my outlandish story about nearly dying of a heart attack and then deciding to become a marathon runner. It doesn't matter how old you are or what your health status is, you (or a friend, or loved one) can learn to train your mind to make your body physically magnificent after a heart event. You MUST find hope or you might as well be dead. So choose to be outlandish. Save your life!
The Return of the Hummingbird Wizard - An Angelic Encounter for Modern Times
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 100,230. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2012 by Fideli Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Inspirational
From the Cultured Madness of Hollywood to the Crisis of 9/11 comes an Angelic Encounter for the New Millennium. Finally there's a book that dares to ask the question: Is it possible that the animals we encounter in our lives are often angels in disguise? And answers it with a resounding, “Yes!"
Myth and Mortality: Testing the Stories
Series: Harry Willson Humanist Philosophy, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 72,300. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2012 by Amador Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Atheism/Agnosticism, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Emotional healing
Informed by personal experience and scholarly study, Willson challenges readers to examine the ideas and beliefs they may have accepted by default, and to make a conscious choice to replace all that breed guilt, hatred and fear with those that bring joy, compassion, and enthusiasm for life. He suggests that fear or denial of death is the result of our unwillingness to set aside ego.
Don’t Die Young - How to Live Well into Old Age
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,520. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » healthy living
Billy Joel said that only the good die young but lately a lot more than that are dying before they’ve led a full life. Dr. Jan Garavaglia, a mortician with a show on the Discovery Health channel, says that over 70% of the bodies she sees in the morgue are premature and shouldn't be there. The good news is that we have a great deal of control over our own mortality.
A Bedtime Myth
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,730. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables, Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Death & Dying
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A recently widowed father is confronted with the impossible task of explaining to his young son the circumstances surrounding his mother's death. As he resorts to a bedtime myth to explain their new situation, he is forced to realize something very true about himself and their shared grief.
Love & Darts
Series: On Impulse, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 48,960. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Female authors, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
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2012 Anderbo Self-Published Book Award Entry of Note Honorable Mention at the 2012 Paris Book Festival You'll be entranced by these twenty-four stories as Nath Jones finds her way into this fun and biting life. She does not shy away from mortality but conducts you from the kaleidoscopic moment when a toddler loses her innocence to the last breath an old man takes in a rowboat at sunrise.
The Geologic Model of Religion
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 136,490. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion & Science, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology
There might be 100,000 books written about religion but the Geologic Model of Religion is unlike any other. Drawing upon evidence from anthropology, archaeology and scripture religion is divided into worldviews and afterlife paradigms. This new model evidences several long lost prehistoric religious belief systems and explains the origin of spirituality in settled societies.
Dr. Herbert Goode, His Mechanical Girl and the End of the World
Price: Free! Words: 2,950. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
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Predicting the fallout from a new power source, a lone scientist now lives in solitary companionship with his final creation, watching the world pass by through glass and sorrow. Living day to day in their shelter against the outside horrors, they await the end of the world.
The Psalms of Mortality
Price: Free! Words: 6,430. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
The Psalms of Mortality are a thematically organized collection of aphorisms that border poetry in literature style. The chapters are rich in metaphors and powerfully expressive in the existential- and psychological thoughts on liberty, elevation of self-worth, love and value of life, while placing strong critique on cultural values that suppress psychological- and social freedom.