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The New Tablet: Concepts for the Next Generation by Jesse Steele The New Tablet: Concepts for the Next Generation by Jesse Steele Dec. 21, 2014 8025 words Read a sample
The tablet can be capable of so much more. Take a re-look at what tablets can be capable of. Reconsider factors of today's market while revisiting recent history of technology's development.
The Smart Guide to Startups for Would-be Entrepreneurs by M. Richardson The Smart Guide to Startups for Would-be Entrepreneurs by M. Richardson Dec. 21, 2014 51 words Read a sample
Here’s what you get in the free eBook: Essential business design concepts; Productivity methods and tools, including outsourcing; Graphic design tools and a discussion on branding; Business promotion and price strategies; Basic Web design as well as essential customer base building principles.
What Everybody Ought to Know about Weight-Loss by Jude Fox What Everybody Ought to Know about Weight-Loss by Jude Fox Dec. 21, 2014 1631 words Read a sample
With all the confusion and miss-information around the issue of weight-loss, this easy to understand and accurate ebooklet is just what you've been waiting for. Understand the role of fats and carbohydrates as well as how your mind might be sabotaging your efforts to lose weight.
Mirror Lake And The Fish King by alvinna edwards nwoko Mirror Lake And The Fish King by alvinna edwards nwoko Dec. 20, 2014 1923 words Sample 20%
Ronnie's imagination convinces her older brother Deshazier not to hook the oldest fish in the lake, the Fish King.
The Parkour Accident by Logan Long The Parkour Accident by Logan Long Dec. 20, 2014 1809 words Read a sample
A man gets together with some friends and his girlfriend after high school graduation, and a silly stunt takes a deadly turn. The man, who does the stunt, falls on his head. His friends call paramedics, who examine the man's injuries and pronounce him dead at the scene. The man goes to heaven and is greeted by his guardian angel, who gives the man the chance to learn the truth of how he died.
Storms Much Stronger (and Other Woe) by mrgoetsch Storms Much Stronger (and Other Woe) by mrgoetsch Dec. 20, 2014 11424 words Read a sample
A young man buys a small home, intending to renew it for profit. Shortly after moving in, he begins to suspect that he is not alone. A dangerous presence lingers around him, claiming his sanity and his welfare. With only his mind and endless days ahead, follow our protagonist into his darkest nightmares.
Castigation by Jeff McDargh Castigation by Jeff McDargh Dec. 20, 2014 2775 words Sample 20%
What happens when we die? Do we go up, do we go down or do we just fade away. One man is about to find out. A short ghost story for the holidays. Merry Christmas and thank you for reading
Three Tales by John Jenkins Three Tales by John Jenkins Dec. 20, 2014 11369 words Read a sample
Three tales for children and some adults. The Magician - A fable style tale about a young man looking for protection that he could have done without. DreamDancer - a young girl wants to dance and gets her chance with remarkable results. Marshall - A number-loving cat, with the help of a mathematician causes trouble in the neighborhood.
The Lying Mirror by alvinna edwards nwoko The Lying Mirror by alvinna edwards nwoko Dec. 20, 2014 61317 words Sample 20%
Linda Laakenworth obsessed with beauty makes unwise decisions because of envy. The target of her aggressive envy is Jackson Dillard an inner-city paraplegic who is very popular amongst the students and staff at college. Jackson rescues Linda from a near fatal act of aggression that back fires in her face and leave her badly scared. Jackson reintroduce Linda back into society.
How Jesus Healed People And How You Can Too A Scientific Explanation by Greg Dinneen How Jesus Healed People And How You Can Too A Scientific Explanation by Greg Dinneen Dec. 20, 2014 6444 words Read a sample
Jesus healed a lot of people, of physical and psychological illnesses, by using scientifically valid methods. Such as, the faith [placebo] effect; the healing touch; therapeutic massage; simple remedies like poultices; prayer and fasting. And, Jesus wanted everyone, not just Christians, to use his healing methods.
The Bugle Trilogy by Norman MacDonald The Bugle Trilogy by Norman MacDonald Dec. 20, 2014 179453 words Sample 15%
Three complete novels in one edition! "The Bugle Trilogy" is Norman MacDonald's epic story of a young man who resists his country's push towards police-state militarization and war. Readers who enjoy Hemingway will be drawn into MacDonald's simple yet powerful writing. Bonus material: an essay and afterwords to the novels are included.
The Crystal Dogma #1 S.N.O.S.M. by Brian Williams The Crystal Dogma #1 S.N.O.S.M. by Brian Williams Dec. 20, 2014 1913 words Read a sample
The Crystal Dogma is a principle or set of principles or stupid full of hot air bullshit laid down by delusional authorities as undeniably or spit in the wind true to make said persons feel good about themselves in the moment. It’s shitting on someone’s day for a laugh, pulled pranks that bring tears, and on a cosmic level unfulfilled desires.
Iphigenia by Angus Brownfield Iphigenia by Angus Brownfield Dec. 20, 2014 2123 words Read a sample
Agamemnon, elected leader of the Greek expedition against Troy, must submit to an angry godess’s demand for human sacrifice or face rebellion from the assembled army.
Complete Me by K. Scott Lewis Complete Me by K. Scott Lewis Dec. 20, 2014 9742 words Read a sample
The greater the magic, the greater the price, and love magic is the greatest of all. Dalin spends his evenings ferrying lovers as a gondolier, wishing he could be one of the them. Drawn to his longing, a faerie promises to teach him the spell to find his true love. When the woman of his dreams is pulled from another world, no magic in life can guarantee a happily ever after.
Christmas Sleigh Ride by Matthew Keville Christmas Sleigh Ride by Matthew Keville Dec. 20, 2014 1132 words Read a sample
You think you know him. You don't. He is so much older than you think. He has worn many masks and many names down the ages. But not matter how many masks he wears, no matter how many names we give him, how many roles he takes, he remembers the time before the ages began. And he remembers his first duty. In the darkest part of winter, he rides out to carry the light across the world.
I'm Not Different...I'm A Masochist by Robert E Vonne I'm Not Different...I'm A Masochist by Robert E Vonne Dec. 20, 2014 2041 words Read a sample
Why does it hurt so much to be me? What is wrong with just being who I am without harming others? The price of being different than the other bees in the hive is that they'll try to sting you to death. Still, I'd rather be an authentic me than be a mindless, soulless cipher, always being and doing as I'm told. It takes a little masochism, though. Mature content. ~1720 words.
One Way Ticket by william cook One Way Ticket by william cook Dec. 20, 2014 11103 words Read a sample
Fast Train To Hell . . . From the belly of the swamp issues forth a visit in the middle of the night from a force as dark and unimaginable as hell itself. Poor pig-farmer Abel Laroux, must battle the demons of his past as well as the nightmarish reality of the present, as he confronts a devilish visitor who has come to collect on an outstanding debt, inherited by Abel from his forefathers.
The Great Deception by davidberko The Great Deception by davidberko Dec. 20, 2014 47474 words Sample 20%
The Great Deception opens up with a military operation conducted by the Free Republic of North America well underway. Operation Switchblade's purpose is to salvage military hardware and specs otherwise in danger of falling in the wrong hands. Meanwhile on the other side of the world Mossad agents Tryone Banks and Seth Markov leave the safe house in Moldova for an assignment in Germany.
The Fisherman's Daughter by K. Scott Lewis The Fisherman's Daughter by K. Scott Lewis Dec. 20, 2014 18953 words Read a sample
Sold into slavery and unwilling to accept her fate, Meiri escapes and flees into the forbidden woods. The elf prince finds her. Obsessed by a secret glamour he can’t control, he breaks all his people’s taboos to possess her. But desire makes slaves of its owners, and once more unwilling to submit to fate, she uses the prince as her instrument of vengeance even as she negotiates for her freedom.
Snowed In by Katerina Love Snowed In by Katerina Love Dec. 20, 2014 23886 words Read a sample
When Kara knocks on antisocial Mr. Brier's door, he is unwilling to help her. However, the approaching blizzard makes it impossible to turn her away. While they drive each other crazy at every turn, a passion that cannot be ignored sparks between them in this holiday story.
Callie, a Lagarta do Natal by Smiley Balloon Callie, a Lagarta do Natal by Smiley Balloon Dec. 20, 2014 0 words Read a sample
Uma história de Natal para toda a família. Callie a lagarta do Natal se perde. Ele encontra esperança no nascimento de Jesus!
Zero Hour, Shifting Power by davidberko Zero Hour, Shifting Power by davidberko Dec. 20, 2014 65112 words Read a sample
It's the year 2041 and a lot has happened since. The Great Economic Collapse of '39, the Riots of 2040...all culminating into the Second Civil War in 2041. The dust has barely settled and there are already new enemies, new conflicts.  When the fog of war lifted, America was carved up into six sections, all ruled by despots who answered to no one. Almost no one. There is however this one organizat
Le Pietre di Talarana IV - Parte I by Alessandro H. Den Le Pietre di Talarana IV - Parte I by Alessandro H. Den Dec. 20, 2014 14078 words Read a sample
Anteprima gratuita dei primi 3 capitoli del romanzo Le Pietre di Talarana 4, a gennaio 2015 in tutti gli store!
The To Hell With You Diaries by Mark Trimeloni The To Hell With You Diaries by Mark Trimeloni Dec. 20, 2014 95501 words Read a sample
Philip’s best friend Jacob sits naked in a wheelchair. The secret behind the accident that got him there is too horrific to believe. Even as Michael, Jacob’s father, fights his own demons to free his son, Philip is the only hope. Philip must deal with his own sexual abuse to find Jacob and free him from the other side. A place of pedophiles and demons hell bent on possessing both boys.
Save As by Tyler Stalkie Save As by Tyler Stalkie Dec. 20, 2014 9559 words Read a sample
Denver is about to start work on his next book. He seeks out a secluded cabin in Colorado as his place to write. A night of intense wind and rain changes everything. Denver finds himself trapped under the dirt with only his laptop and imagination. In complete isolation and left to his own devices, Denver uses the tools of his trade to document the ultimate survival story.
The Lifers - A Ghost Story by Edgar Million The Lifers - A Ghost Story by Edgar Million Dec. 20, 2014 5276 words Read a sample
There are different rules in the darkness. When she first starts her new job, working the night shift in a nocturnal call centre Elizabeth immediately knows something is wrong, a coldness in the atmosphere and her creepy colleagues watch her every move. There are different rules in the night. A dark secret lies at the heart of this community and Elizabeth doesn’t know if she wants to find out.
Rex and his Bad Hair, Bad Wave by Bob Scott Rex and his Bad Hair, Bad Wave by Bob Scott Dec. 20, 2014 634 words Read a sample
Rex and his hair are unique. For one thing his hair is always messed up. Some say that Rex’s hair has it’s own personality, which is true. You see Rex’s hair does look different from most kids, but it also does something that no other hair does- it can talk! Bad Wave is a story about friendship, learning from mistakes and the power of imagination.
Fish Tales - A Three Story Sampler by Marva Dasef Fish Tales - A Three Story Sampler by Marva Dasef Dec. 20, 2014 7167 words Read a sample
Three short stories from the collection, "Mixed Bag II: Supersized." Fish Story - Colonists to a distant planet find salvation in a fish. The Vision - Charlie can't get terrifying images out of his head, but why? Chilpequin 22 Miles - The bartender is big and hairy. Could it be? Nah, it couldn't. Could it?
Joshua's Withdrawal by John Flannery Joshua's Withdrawal by John Flannery Dec. 20, 2014 18909 words Sample 20%
Joshua's Withdrawal deals with a young man struggling to cope with his own imminent mortality.
Am002 by Audiation Am002 by Audiation Dec. 20, 2014 1 words Read a sample
Issue 2 June 2014 features discussions with DJ Shehzad, Matthew Daniel and Junior UKG & Martin Carr. Including music from Ödland, Jason Bye, DJ S.K.T, Ooberfuse, Pascale B, Champion Records, New State Music & more!
Mathematical Analysis of Truncated Icosahedron by H.C. Rajpoot by HARISH CHANDRA RAJPOOT Mathematical Analysis of Truncated Icosahedron by H.C. Rajpoot by HARISH CHANDRA RAJPOOT Dec. 20, 2014 1809 words Read a sample
All the important parameters of a truncated icosahedron such as normal distances & solid angles of the faces, inner radius, outer radius, mean radius, surface area & volume have been calculated by using HCR's formula for regular polyhedron. This formula is a generalized dimensional formula which is applied on any of the five platonic solids.
Murder, Mayhem, Monsters, and Mistletoe by Lindy Spencer Murder, Mayhem, Monsters, and Mistletoe by Lindy Spencer Dec. 20, 2014 58067 words Read a sample
Seven authors, seven visions, seven short stories make up Murder, Mayhem, Monsters, and Mistletletoe. Rae Ford, Rodney Hall, C.R. Garmen, Michelle Rabe, Lindy Spencer, Jamie Sheffield, and Brenda Tetreault share their stories in this winter-themed anthology.
His Secret Desire by Drew Sinclair His Secret Desire by Drew Sinclair Dec. 20, 2014 34173 words Read a sample
Clayton Hargrave is successful, wildly good-looking, rich and will do anything to get what he wants. Katy Maldon is a desperate woman living off grid and using her expert technical knowledge to stay one step ahead of her enemies. Will she sidestep the crazy world of the billionaire's secret desires and keep her anonymity or will she give in to her own desires and be brought to her knees?
Wisdom to Survive II: 30 Messages to Help You Get Through the Month by JULIUS BOATWRIGHT Wisdom to Survive II: 30 Messages to Help You Get Through the Month by JULIUS BOATWRIGHT Dec. 20, 2014 3385 words Read a sample
Wisdom to Survive II contains 30 messages to help you get through the month.
Un rêve éveillé by Laurence Labbé Un rêve éveillé by Laurence Labbé Dec. 20, 2014 2465 words Sample 5%
Par une journée de canicule un homme va se réfugier en forêt au bord d'un lac. Il va y faire une rencontre surprenante qui l'amènera à réfléchir sur ses capacités à changer le monde...
Forever Us by Caylie Marcoe Forever Us by Caylie Marcoe Dec. 20, 2014 11791 words Read a sample
Two years ago, Riley Logan agreed to go on a reality dating show with her best friend, Travis Grayson. She didn't expect to fall in love with him. One year ago, Travis asked Riley to marry him. She said yes. Now in the days building up to the wedding Riley and Travis navigate through the finishing touches. A bachelorette party Riley is sure to never forget. And the day they finally become one.
Ariston: A Stranger's Promise by Bryan Andrews Ariston: A Stranger's Promise by Bryan Andrews Dec. 20, 2014 19697 words Sample 20%
A Stranger’s Promise is a heart-pounding thrill ride, that follows Ariston, a gladiator with a mysterious past who fights for his life in and out of the arena. This is the first installment of the serial series and runs roughly fifty pages. Equal length installments will be released monthly to continue the adventure.
Dream Myself Alive At Christmas by Brian Lovestar Dream Myself Alive At Christmas by Brian Lovestar Dec. 20, 2014 6043 words Sample 15%
Special Christmas Preview Edition of the novel 'Dream Myself Alive' by Brian Lovestar, featuring a brand new exclusive Christmas chapter, an extended author preface and a preview of the original novel 'Dream Myself Alive' itself. When you go to sleep, where do you really go?
Arthritis How I Naturally Cured My Arthritis Without Drugs by Simon Staub Arthritis How I Naturally Cured My Arthritis Without Drugs by Simon Staub Dec. 20, 2014 7797 words Read a sample
After being told by Doctors that my Arthritis was incurable I developed my own arthritis cure over 10 years ago. I have given this to many people who are now also arthritis free and wish to share it with everyone. This ebook contains the my arthritis cure totally free for everyone, as I wish all people to be arthritis Free as I now am. It is simple inexpensive and nontoxic and can be made at home.
Phase Shift by elise abram Phase Shift by elise abram Dec. 20, 2014 100189 words Read a sample
When archaeologists discover an artifact allowing them to travel between two worlds, they learn environmental practices on Earth and its sister planet have caused the shift in the planets' phases to grow closer together. Only one planet may exist in any time-space. If the gap continues to narrow, the planets are doomed for destruction. Will the archaeologists stop the impending cataclysm?
A Tear Fell Gently by Austin Lawrence A Tear Fell Gently by Austin Lawrence Dec. 20, 2014 116599 words Read a sample
This is a romantic and family saga (fiction) about a teacher, Steve Hardy, and a student is family - the Burnett is. Steve once worked with David Burnet, a member of the Brigside Fishermen is Harmony Group. David is daughters, Vanessa and Cheryl become romantically involved with Steve, who likes his own way and can charm the ladies.
21 Songs For Caroling by Steve Elliott 21 Songs For Caroling by Steve Elliott Dec. 20, 2014 5319 words Read a sample
"21 Songs For Caroling" is a collection of some of the most popular sacred and traditional Christmas carols in a handy e-book format designed to encourage the rich tradition of caroling.
BLUE by Peter de jager BLUE by Peter de jager Dec. 20, 2014 252 words Read a sample
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101+ Easy Korean Phrases by DinoPhia 101+ Easy Korean Phrases by DinoPhia Dec. 20, 2014 2175 words Read a sample
This ebook is for students who want to learn and improve their Korean language! The phrases written in this ebook are expressions in general conversation spoken by native speakers. This book is intended for beginner to intermediate students. Advanced students will also find this ebook useful to study Korean language.
A Life Once Had by Patricia I. Smith A Life Once Had by Patricia I. Smith Dec. 20, 2014 101740 words Read a sample
After losing his wife and daughter: oppressed by the political climate and worried he may be conscripted by the Nazis, Doctor Thomas Friedrich Schmidt enlists in the Wehrmacht Medical Corps at the start of World War II. His main focus in life is to care for the wounded troops, but is unable to come to terms with what is happening around him.
Intiem by Peter de jager Intiem by Peter de jager Dec. 20, 2014 1274 words Read a sample
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Nurturance by Santosh Jha Nurturance by Santosh Jha Dec. 20, 2014 6497 words Read a sample
A young beautiful woman barely in her twenties awaits this one someone, like her mom’s bedtime story of the prince riding a white horse, as he is her only hope of nurturance, she desperately needs. She seeks his assuring touches all over her body and soul, especially where the nasty world has lacerated her most. She wants to be taken in, feel happy to be naked in the shine of his golden intent.
Predator of the Blue Hearts - Volume Three (FREE Short Story) by Tiberius L. Pulcher Predator of the Blue Hearts - Volume Three (FREE Short Story) by Tiberius L. Pulcher Dec. 20, 2014 5781 words Read a sample
The demon Gretchen has granted me the power to profit sexually from destroying the blue hearts of beautiful women. My latest conquest-to-be: the eighteen year-old sweetheart daughter of my white trash downstairs neighbors. As Gretchen says: "Eat what you kill." Approximate length: 5300 words; ADULTS ONLY.
Mobile by George Kavsekhornak Mobile by George Kavsekhornak Dec. 20, 2014 2559 words Read a sample
...What had happened to it? And what if was it stolen? It couldn’t disappear just like that, from the clasped pocket. The jacket should be looked...
Taglibreto de Anteo by Mao Zifu Taglibreto de Anteo by Mao Zifu Dec. 20, 2014 5577 words Read a sample
Eseetoj,prozaĵoj,poeziaĵ,noveletoj... Revoj,sonĝoj;realoj,fikcioj;sentoj,pensoj... 2009