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Continent of Minds
Price: Free! Words: 1,820. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
A collection of thought provoking, contemporary poetry exploring subjects of our time in rhyme by an award winning poet.
The Swedish Story - From extreme experiment to normal nation
Price: $14.95 USD. Words: 86,850. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013 by Bredefeldt Förlag. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
The subtitle of The Swedish Story: From extreme experiment to normal nation cover the areas of intellectual curiosity that make up the arguments in this study from medieval to postmodern Sweden.
Say Goodbye to Everything
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,740. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
This is a story of how honest, positive-thinking, hard-working, capable people come into conflict with our over-regulated western society. It will be of interest to anyone who would like to escape from a world in which human rights matter more than common humanity, safety matters more than adventure, bureaucracy matters more than romance, and the nanny state tries to control everything.
A Fish In The Mirror
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,480. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013 by Rhetorical Ratatouille. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
What would you say if someone asked you why the world was worth saving? What if you didn’t really care? This is the problem that young Horatio is facing when a visit to his local aquarium goes in an unexpected direction. Inspired by a Chinese legend, “A Fish in the Mirror” is a humorous yet thoughtful exploration of human nature through scenes of everyday banality and of not-so-everyday crisis.
Psychological Expression of Human Personality
Series: Personality Development, Book 4 · Psychology, Book 4. Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 46,360. Language: American English. Published: September 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Personality, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
Success of a person in an endeavor doesn't depend on performance but on his overall personality expression, of which performance forms one component. Since, success remains the objective of each individual at each of his/her steps, what is desirable of a person is to keep on improving his/her personality expressions. Here is what are personality expressions and how these may improved upon.
Catholic Education in the West: Roots, Reality, and Revival
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,520. Language: American English. Published: October 2, 2013 by Acton Institute. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Education
Catholic education has played a major role in the development of Western nations, yet it is in many places in crisis. To bring about renewal, it is necessary to revisit the subject with an eye to fundamental questions. What is the purpose of education? What is distinctive about Catholic education? What is the right relationship between schools, parents, Church, and society?
Another Way of Seeing: Essays on Transforming Law, Politics and Culture
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,330. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Self-realization
In this challenging collection of essays, Gabel argues that our most basic spiritual need as human beings is the desire for authentic mutual recognition. Because in our world this desire is systematically denied due to the legacy of fear of the other that has been passed on, we exist as “withdrawn selves,” perceiving the other as a threat rather than as the source of our completion as humans.
Kingdom of the Sun
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,530. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Truth. Hope. Honor. Happiness...In the modern-day Kingdom of Sooryan the meaning of these four words fade as light leaves the sky during sunset...But as reassuring and as promising that the sun will rise again each day, Helena will fight for something that most want, but are not brave enough to make: Change.
The Vault Main Floor
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,610. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
The Vault Main Floor is a preview into the poetic voice of Jennifer David as she expresses her emotions, thoughts and ideas in powerful and playful ways. On the Main Floor you will find love, nature, passion, curiosity and some unexpected playful twists on words. The Vault Main Floor is a lyrical introduction to Jennifer's contemporary poetry. It is the first anthology in the work The Vault.
Stacy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 140. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Values & Virtues, Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
Stacy's friend Jamie opens her eyes to a problem embedded in society, over consumption and trash.