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The Burning Block Issue 3
Series: The Burning Block. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,450. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2017. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
This issue features aphorisms and short essays of a satirical and polemical nature on political and philosophical topics of our day. We invite you to engage with the ideas herein.
Perseveration, Discursion, and Middle Ground
Price: Free! Words: 38,000. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
A book about the concepts and limitations of genius. Considerations of what it might feel like to be super duper smart.
Homecoming
Series: Matriarchies of Muirin. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,400. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2017 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
Raelin stared out over the sea, trying to figure out what had her on edge. Nothing seemed out of the ordinary for an approach to Aingeal Bay. But there was a baby volcano under the surface of the water and plots back in port to destroy the Dana so maybe Raelin's nerves had a good cause. The only question Raelin had was just how much trouble they were all in this time.
Politics of the Temporary: An Ethnography of Migrant Life in Urban Malaysia
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,850. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2017 by Gerakbudaya Digital Sdn Bhd. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Discrimination & Race Relations, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban
For the first time, Politics of the Temporary details the rich, complex and often difficult realities of the lives of migrants in Malaysia – experiences that are for the most part hidden from public consciousness and awareness. Through a series of reflective and critical ethnographic notes – and told in the words of migrants themselves – Parthiban Muniandy provides an intimate examination of the m
Crazy Emerald
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,040. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: March 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
On a stormy Monday morning in Transylvania, an ageing Dracula tour guide reflects on his future. Meanwhile, in the Irish town of Ballyhatchet, another form of storm is impending. Councillor Barty Goorlin is found murdered in his own pub. It's up to the cynical Sergeant John Scutter and his imbecilic sidekick, Garda Gilbert Tade, to catch the killer.
A Meeting of Villains
Series: Modern Magic, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,520. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
The heroes have gathered, but their endeavors have not gone unnoticed. Those who would bring done the magic of Merlin that protects humanity are brooking no interference. Indrajit, Rezlaquin, Morgan Le Fay, and the Goddess Circe form a council of war to pool their efforts in laying humanity low. When they learn of the group of heroes forming against them there is only one thing to do...
Trauma, Memory, and Transformation: Southeast Asian Experiences
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,220. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2017 by Gerakbudaya Digital Sdn Bhd. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Stress, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Different forms of trauma affect many millions of people. Trauma also helps to shape individual and collective memories. This innovative book explores how traumatic occurrences and processes are remembered. Using examples from well-known events like the Khmer Rouge genocide in Cambodia, the Indian Ocean tsunami in Aceh, and civil conflict in southern Thailand, as well as religious tensions
Russkie сезоны
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 75,010. Language: Russian. Published: March 5, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Historical » General
Исторический приключенческий роман охватывает период с начала 20 века до сегодняшних дней. На фоне приключений, рассматриваются проблемы патриотизма, русской эмиграции первой волны, сотрудничества с немцами, текущей политической ситуации в России. События в России представляется в виде непрерывной театральной постановки
The Counter
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,920. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 2, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Synopsis Call it resourceful well timed strategy or call it dumb luck, but let's agree at least that it's all mixed with relaxed recreation, boisterous entertainment and a generous helping of bright lights in tune with an eternal supply of exhilaration. It's the lively world; both supplying and deriving oxygen from and to the casino gambling machines, that we know and on occasion visit.
The Anacostia Diaries: The Rants of a Madman
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 69,390. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political, Nonfiction » Social Science » Poverty & Homelessness
The Anacostia Diaries is an account like no other. It is the story of living in a neighborhood blighted by violence and deprivation, a look at the flaws which exist in American society and the reality of living amongst drug dealers, addicts, gun crime and the racial prejudices which continue to haunt the United States.