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Women
Price: $4.88 USD. Words: 74,380. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2013 by SynergEbooks. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
WOMEN is an offshoot to its “sister” book MEN, offering up a counter-outlook to the categories that comprise this curious species.
Joi Lansing Singer, TV Actress And B-Movie Icon
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 5,540. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Joi Lansing died an untimely death in 1972. She was a multi-talented performer signed by MGM in the 1940s. Her curvy figure and facial beauty proved to be hindrances. They restricted her to playing "dumb blondes". Despite the stereotypes she was in steady demand as a singer, nightclub performer, as well as a stage, TV, and movie actress. My E-book focuses on her immense versatility and creativity.
Raven
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,740. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Horror » General
Troy Hancock had been born into the smalltown South like every other kicking, mewling brat that had ever been, with one major difference: his family had secrets. Maybe not so different. After all, in the South, don't we all? Most of them just don't involve blood-splattered walls and dead people, nor creatures and spirits from the mythic past of the Cherokee....
The DNA of Prejudice: On the One and the Many
Series: Subway Line, no. 2. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 18,610. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2012 by Upper West Side Philosophers, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social, Essay » Sociology
Winner of the 2010 Next Generation Indie Book Award for Social Change. This book takes the reader through the many layers of meaning that accompany the word ‘prejudice’. By critically confronting the ways in which we think and speak about prejudice, Michael Eskin clears the path for a new understanding of prejudice as a concept, a phenomenon, and a lived experience.
Misadventures in Filgersville
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 31,650. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Chapter Books, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
Chris Hastings is the coolest. He is the most popular guy in school and his all-star baseball team is in the state championships. One day, his parents suspend him from his sports teams and force him to get a tutor, school nerd Melvin Moore, because of his poor grades. Chris must deal with crushes, his older brother, and deceitful friends during his race against time to play baseball again.
A Different Perspective on Disability Equality a Practical Handbook
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 10,020. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks & Manuals
This new handbook has been written to provide the busy professional with important insights in an easily accessible format. Hot on the heels of A Different Perspective on Equality, the first in the Different Perspective series, we hope it will prove an equal success.
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Just For Boys
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,680. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Eating disorders
Just For Boys is a discussion program that helps boys build resilience to deal with societal stressors in a healthy way. It broadens the definition of what it means to be male and teaches them how to create a life of balance and interconnectedness. It is also a comprehensive prevention program targeting substance abuse, depression, eating disorders and muscle dysmorphia.
Finch Goes Wild
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 57,050. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
Harmon doesn't fit into the hole he gets shoved into. He has to break out. With his grades at an all-time low and his weight off the charts, he knows he's headed for trouble. Even in his music he finds too many wrong notes. When the noise of his jeering classmates and nagging mother threatens to overwhelm him, he finds a whole new world to explore in nearby wild places.
Sellout
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,230. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
SELLOUT follows three individuals from different backgrounds--a black woman, black man and white woman--and the consequences of interracial dating. In their quest to find what they think is missing in their lives, they encounter guilt, fear, and struggles they never anticipated … including murder.
Death of N-Words
Price: Free! Words: 1,320. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic studies
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Many people make excuses for using various forms of the N-word. No matter the version, the N-word is still one of the most racially charged, controversial words in this country. Depending on how it's used, one can expect a punch or a hug. Although the word has become trendy, an unwritten rule states only certain groups can say it--which only fuels the confusion associated with using the word.