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The Willing Misfit
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Price: Free! Words: 26,260. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
Social values tell us it's more important to be useful than it is to be ourselves. If we decide that our priority is being who we are, does it mean we'll be at odds with society? Not necessarily. 'The Willing Misfit' asserts that we can express our true selves and yet lead a healthy, satisfying life alongside our social compatriots.
When the Mountains are Scattered as Dust
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 117,140. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
This is Fatima’s first novel. Winner of the Muslim Writers’ Awards in 2008, the book is not her autobiography but reflects what she knows, the emotional turmoil of a spiritual search, the Vienna and Jerusalem of the 80s, and the Islam that doesn’t make the headlines, but is the essence of the teachings of Islam based on the love of God and His Messenger, message of love, peace and unity.
Lady of the Sea and other Poems
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,910. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry
This collection of poems explores a number of interesting topics from Ninjas and Shoguns, to Robin Hood, Britain's Got Talent, to poems on Nature, Elvis Presley, the Piccadilly Line and the History of London. Warren Brown has been writing Poetry since the age of Eighteen and has published a number of his poems in magazines, newspapers and in Poetry Anthologies.
Into the Waves: poems and other writings
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,370. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2012 by Petra Books. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
Poetry and prose with colour illustrations dealing with empowerment, spirituality and well-being, emergent from her critique of society's influence on individual choice. Includes a fable and a section on universal laws. Aboriginal, First Nations, Native American writing by Beverly D. Blanchard.
Beating Poverty--A How-to for Have-nots
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 22,130. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help
"Beating Poverty" was written to help people find their way out of poverty using down-to-earth methods and starting with basics--food, shelter, close connection to others and education. For anyone who is struggling financially, seeking ideas that work, and the creation of hope.
The open society and the Russian media. Utopia or the future?
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 16,950. Language: Russian. Published: April 1, 2012 by T/O "Neformat". Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban
This book is a student's of the Faculty of Journalism diploma, which allows to draw a conclusions about the possibility of an open society in Russia and the media role in such a society.
Triton: Rise of the Fallen
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 84,850. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2012 by Musa Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
The earth is dead. The last twenty humans have crashed onto a new world. Their leader is dead. In his place steps a man without a name. A man whose past is hidden and secret. Under his guidance they start to rebuild civilization. But who is he? Why does he not cry? Why does he not smile? What secrets does his past hide, so dark and terrifying that the voices of it still haunt him? Who is Tritsan?
From Genocide to Neo-Eugenics
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,730. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Future Studies
The constative issue of eugenics is one fraught with both peril and promise. Can the association with Hitler be put aside long enough to consider this issue without the onerous specter of the Holocaust and the efforts to create an Aryan race? If it can, then perhaps the traditional idea of eugenics must be reframed. We need a "Neo-Eugenics" that espouses pre-conception solutions, rather than post-
More Shit that Pisses Me Off
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Series: Shit that Pisses Me Off, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,720. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2012 by Magenta. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies
Why do men spit (and women don’t)? What’s the real problem with cellphones? What’s wrong with wedding leave? Do you remember Grade Ten History? Why isn’t being a soldier more like being a mother? What did God really promise? And let’s talk about sex…
Mechanical Mouse
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,960. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012 by Martian Publishing. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
This is a humorously cynical view of society and the moral systems we have developed. The poems poke fun at government, hippies, the drug culture, romance, sexuality, sociology, politics, and so many things about life that we take for granted everyday. Most were written in my "angry young man" days in college. Cute illustrations accompany each poem. That is, "cute" if you like rodents.