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Ocker Oscar: What Happened Down Under
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Series: Hollow Log Stories. Price: Free! Words: 40,270. Language: Australian English. Published: February 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
A pup, waiting for a new owner, wanted the owner he selected until someone said "He will do." He was then taken home to a dysfunctional family. A dog is learning how to write and how to live. He has to battle all the way but who is the victor? The wicked evil mother or the dog? "A truly adorable, amazing and humorous storyline, which will enthuse and delight children and adults alike. "
God's Loaded Dice
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You set the price! Words: 41,780. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Future Studies
Albert Einstein believed that the universe was governed by a rational god who would never dream of playing dice with his precious creation. Yet, if scientists have learned anything over the past century, it is that the universe is anything but rational. Thus, a word to the wise: if there is a god, he does play dice. Further, scientists who don't wish to crap out would be well advised to wise up to
The Dream Machine. A collection of science fiction short stories
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 30,470. Language: Australian English. Published: March 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
We dream about what the future may hold. Which ways will the future change from the present? We are interested in how the environment, institutions and technology will impact on people’s lives in the future.
Hillside High - Book Three
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Series: Hillside High, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,750. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Urban
Summer has arrived in Ottawa and the students of Hillside High are raring for action and adventure. This time also represents a clean slate for Kody and Rebecca, as they work through traumatic past experiences. Clayton wonders if he will survive the terrible plight in which he now finds himself. Brenda, bully extraordinaire, concocts her evil plans for a stellar upcoming year.
Wylde Wisdom
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,980. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013 by M-y Books. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
This book is for anybody and everybody. With simple, and sometimes amusing, anecdotes it illustrates issues that affect us all, helping us to avoid their traps by knowing they are there. It is not a book that claims to change your life, but if you take it to heart, it will change the way you experience life.
Bodies, Brains, People and Machines
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Price: $6.66 USD. Words: 41,830. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Neuroscience
All human brains are similar but differences in development and surroundings make each one unique. They provide, memory,consciousness,thought,emotions and pleasure. Inbuilt tendencies partially modifiable by experience influence choice, values, morality, avarice, aggression and social activity. Our limitations make us dependent on computerized machines. To live well we must remain their masters.
Where Nobody Has Gone Before: Commentaries on Science, Technology, Society and the Future
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,030. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013. Category: Essay » Sociology
Some of the commentaries in this collection were written to be entertaining, while others are more serious. What is common to all of the essays is an emphasis upon radical social transformation. As each new day dawns in the information society, human civilization forges ahead into new territory where, as the title of this book suggests, nobody has gone before.
Country Clubbed
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,340. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2013 by Cozy Cat Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A country club is not a typical spot for murder, but when Piper O'Donnell is around, anything can happen!
The Huntress WorkInProgress
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Price: Free! Words: 600. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
NOTE ONLY CHAPTER 1 I wasn’t always like this. Not the huntress, a vicious killer. I wasn’t even meant to be the huntress. That was my twin sister, Kristianne. That is—until I killed her.
The Huntress WorkInProgress
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Price: Free! Words: 600. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
NOTE ONLY CHAPTER 1 I wasn’t always like this. Not the huntress, a vicious killer. I wasn’t even meant to be the huntress. That was my twin sister, Kristianne. That is—until I killed her.