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The Dream Machine. A collection of science fiction short stories
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 30,470. Language: Australian English. Published: March 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
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
Series: Hillside High, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,750. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Urban, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
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
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,980. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013 by M-y Books. Categories: 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
Price: $6.66 USD. Words: 41,830. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013. Categories: 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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,030. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013. Categories: 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
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,340. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2013 by Cozy Cat Press. Categories: 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
Price: Free! Words: 600. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Categories: 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
Price: Free! Words: 600. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Categories: 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.
America's Burden: The Military Industrial Complex
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 7,090. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Essay » Sociology
The American military has ventured out on many missions within the last few decades. Their adventures had a great amount of support at the beginning but now it's weaning. It is a burden on American society. But the MIC was able and still is flourishing under the structures of American society, this is explored. The main focus being how domestic habits cause international ripples.
The Misanthrope's Mansion
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,880. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Seventeen year old Leah is on a slippery slope to self-destruction. Mad at the world, she doesn’t want any part of this life in New York City. So, when her aunt tells her she has found her a position for a nanny in England, she hopes this is the change she needs. However, when she arrives at the huge mansion in the heart of the English countryside, she learns no nanny position ever existed.