Books tagged: suffering

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Trust Me Twice
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,710. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Religion
Alana and Zac were best friends, until an incident on a school camp causes Alana to push Zac away. Ten years later, Alana returns to her home town and runs into Zac again. He is now a famous TV star and super-cute, but can she forgive him for hurting her? While stranded with him in the middle of a natural disaster, she must decide whether to trust Zac, and God, again.
That's Entertainment: The Observation Principle from Bentham to Foucault (Oceania)
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Price: Free! Words: 4,090. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
In this essay, I begin with Jeremy Bentham’s Panopticon and the observation principle as a method of control. I then discuss George Orwell's 1984 and Michel Foucault’s development of this idea as a means of control and a form of entertainment. Finally, I take up ways in which the individual - and not the state - has become the unwitting purveyor of suffering as entertainment for a mass audience.
The Tragic Life of Film Actress Lynne Baggett
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,310. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Depression
Lynne Baggett was not a successful film star. The highlight of her career was a 1948 marriage to Hollywood producer Sam Spiegel. She played mostly uncredited parts in movies. Baggett experienced a spiral of despair which led to suicide in 1960. Like Marilyn Monroe pills were found close to her bedside. Unique to Lynne was her progressive disintegration after a car accident that killed a young man.
Defiance
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Series: Poetry, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 820. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
A rhyming poem about standing up to the devil, about hellfire, damnation and suffering. I wrote this poem a long time ago. There is nothing autobiographical about it.
The Saint
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,910. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Saint is a modern retelling of the Job story which recounts one man’s difficult, troubling and frequently maddening journey through the ramifications of divorce, infidelity, and the nature of relationships to ask not “Why do good men suffer?” but “After suffering, can we ever be fully restored?”
Overcoming Loneliness
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 4,610. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
If you are feeling lonely as you are reading this, you are not alone. The reason why I put this e-book together is because I know what it is like. Loneliness is a topic that is very close to my heart because I have been through the depths of empty, meaningless feelings many times and I am not new to that kind of feeling.
Why Does God Allow Us to Suffer?
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,500. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Criticism & Interpretation / General
This book provides an explanation from the Bible on why a good God should allow personal, national, and international atrocities, including unexplainable accidents to happen to His “children.”
Angel of Death
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,180. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Rachel's life is filled with violence and tragedy. Although acquitted of all charges,she is still branded a pariah in the murder of her abusive, police officer husband. She suddenly finds herself in the crosshairs of the Angel of Death. Rachel finds an ally in Cody Houston, a rugged ex-cop who makes it his mission to protect Rachel from the vigilante, no matter the cost.
Karim ... A Lotus
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You set the price! Words: 18,690. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
Karim is 17 years old and something significant happens & his whole life , the way he thinks and lives changes and he decides to change his destiny. Read the novel to see what happened and happens
Evil Sun
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Price: Free! Words: 1,670. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
A short story about a starving man stranded in an unforgiving hot desert.