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Playing Out: Swings and Roundabouts
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,490. Language: British English. Published: August 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
If Paul was a pigeon his dad would probably wring his neck. The runt of the litter, the youngest of five, he grasps at life. Children struggle with different and Paul is unique. He’s being raised by his dad on social welfare… It’s the 1970s, toys are crap and money is short.
Broken Rice: First Serial Installment
Price: Free! Words: 5,500. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Science fiction » General
First episode of a serial, about 5000 words. Caleb is a poverty-stricken child laborer in the Republic of Texas, a fragment of the former United States. The demands of simple existence means his family has little time for togetherness, and he has little time to make friends. But perhaps with scraps stolen from his employer, he can *make* one...
ऐ गौथिक क्रिसमस ऐन्जल (हिन्दी भाषा - Hindi Language Edition)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 38,160. Language: Hindi. Published: August 9, 2016 by Seraphim Press. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
क्रिसमस की पूर्व संध्या पर अपने प्रेमी द्वारा छोड़े जाने पर केसेंडरा बरूश व्यथित हो कर अपनी गाड़ी से निकलती है जो अनजाने में दुर्घटनाग्रस्त हो जाती है और उसकी मृत्यु हो जाती है। बौखलाई केसी का सामना एक आकर्षक से फरिश्ते से होता है जो उसे एहसास दिलाता है कि मृत्यु किसी समस्या का स
Suzie
Series: Shortstory collection. Price: Free! Words: 3,030. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2016 by P'kaboo Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
On his meanderings, photojournalist Tom meets a little girl who plays alone in the park. First intrigued by her strange character, then worried for her safety, he accompanies her home, though she never allows him to follow the very last bit to her house. Then one day he misses their appointment...
Later Tonight
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 35,590. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » African
Later Tonight is a collection of ten short stories creatively written to reflect the present Nigerian society as objectively as possible. The book is an account of everyday life of Nigerians in a society abundantly rich and plagued by its blessedness. The author carefully explores the dreams, hopes, and aspirations of Nigerians, either privileged or less privileged.
Storm Clouds
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,430. Language: Australian English. Published: August 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
The family line is continued through Kitty Whittiker (nee Everett) with references to the Mark Everett family as well as their friends Samuel and Millie Murphy’s descendants. With war change comes to the families who have been friends for decades. Hardship and follows as the world plunges into the Great Depression.
The Temporary Job Market: And the Death of the American Dream
Series: American Working Class, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,700. Language: American English. Published: July 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Labor, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Workplace culture
Does temporary employment benefit the working people of America? I have lived the experience of it and I can honestly say that it doesn’t. It has become the norm for companies to get rid of permanent employees and replace them with temporary workers. This book goes into details of the bad effect that this type of employment has on working people and the economy.
We the Broken People: A Call for Change
Series: American Working Class, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 5,940. Language: American English. Published: July 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
There is a great need for change in our country today. The American people are voicing that need more and more. The Government makes many bad decisions and the working people are always left to clean up the mess. Can we get back to where we need to be so that all Americans have an equal opportunity to succeed?
Anglicans in Postcolonial Africa
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 108,740. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
Based on 319 face-to-face interviews with 319 Kenyans across the Anglican Church of Kenya (ACK) between 2005 and 2010, this is the most up to date and comprehensive account currently available on Kenyan Anglicanism in the post-colonial era.
Improving Our Standard of Living: The Science, Politics, and Economics of Global Betterment
Price: Free! Words: 204,980. Language: American English. Published: July 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
This book is about how to end poverty and improve global living standards. Topics include economic growth, income inequality, corruption, sustainable development, the future, and much more.