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The Advantage for Mid-Lifers by Emma Sue Prince The Advantage for Mid-Lifers by April 29, 2016 3172 words Read a sample
Taking key soft skills from her groundbreaking book and training programme, Emma Sue Prince identifies how you can embrace adaptability and integrity to take back a sense of control over your mid-life. This little e-book focuses on sharpening two key skills that will help you have that advantage and live a meaningful and happy life.
REVENGE OF THE RATS by Michael Allender REVENGE OF THE RATS by April 29, 2016 3485 words Read a sample
Abbie's brother, Bendigo, and his friend, Lydel, are partly responsible for dump ground rats invading Ben's family chicken coup. Ben hatches a plan to use the rats themselves to act as the instruments of their own demise. The plan, although effective, proves far more costly than expected.
A Pocket Full Of: Happiness - A guide to creating your own happiness, instantly (Preview Edition) by Skyler Shah A Pocket Full Of: Happiness - A guide to creating your own happiness, instantly (Preview Edition) by April 29, 2016 3872 words Read a sample
By swapping dull, template and superficial coaching, for engaging, energising and often experiential and adventure-based coaching, Skyler creates ‘unrealistic’ results with his clients who benefit from his varied trainings including NLP and Hypnotherapy. In his TEDx talk, ‘Do something incredible, live your dream’ encouraged every listener to pick up a coloured pen and begin with happiness.
Mozart's Brain, Too - Number 2.4 by Wim Baren Mozart's Brain, Too - Number 2.4 by April 29, 2016 1933 words Read a sample
This short broadsheet looks at creativity and creative writing from a different perspective. It draws on inspirations from ancient Mesopotamia and Babylon, and speaks to how Play and having fun are more important then most people think in the successful and sustained creative outpouring. Also, it offers hope for those who want to write, but who don't think they 'have the right stuff.'
Acacia: The Gatekeeper Series by Stevie Trinity Acacia: The Gatekeeper Series by April 29, 2016 3001 words Read a sample
Acacia is a power hungry witch. Working for the dark side she is desirous to find her ex-coven sister and bring her to their side. She has recently been initiated to become Kalerian's power equal, giving her the ability to steal others magick, and find the object of her desire. She will now become a hunter of Freedom fighters and the Children of light. Doing the bidding of Kalerian.
Three Dead Hands by Luke M. Charles Three Dead Hands by April 29, 2016 20950 words Read a sample
Jack Reese makes a living cleaning up the gruesome remains of corpses and is hired for a job in a remote mechanic shop at the dead of night. But something in the darkness that surrounds Jack and his work crew is stalking them. Jack also has visions of memories he swears are not his own. Are they real or is he imagining them? The answers lie hidden in the darkness but the darkness always lies.
LewdWebs: Interview with an ambitious photomodel by Sylvie Camille Witten LewdWebs: Interview with an ambitious photomodel by April 29, 2016 15036 words Read a sample
Want to know the dirt behind the photomodeling business? Wonder why photomodels are everywhere and yet scandals are so rare? Do you really think everything is so nice and clean? Think again. And walk with me. I'll show you what's behind the secret doors.
Cartas De Amor A Mi Novia 2 by Clare Dubois Cartas De Amor A Mi Novia 2 by April 29, 2016 56445 words Read a sample
Últimas Profecías de Jesús para la Novia de Cristo Buy of Me Fire-Tried Gold (Msg 21): May 6, 2015 I asked Him, Lord, what would You like to speak about tonight? "Dying to yourself. This is a concept that isn't much thought of these days, and yet did I not say that unless a grain of wheat falls to the earth and dies, it remains alone; but if it dies, it bears much fruit.
Love on the way... by Rikky Bhartia Love on the way... by April 29, 2016 3498 words Read a sample
It is a very short sweet love story of two people in Mumbai constructed on a real life tragedy, Mumbai blasts. And gives a strong message to the readers.
Nanotroopers Episode 6: I, Lieutenant John Winger... by Philip Bosshardt Nanotroopers Episode 6: I, Lieutenant John Winger... by April 29, 2016 19947 words Read a sample
Episode 6, Nanotroopers. Johnny Winger escapes the aliens' simulation but has to be tested. Is he actually Johnny Winger? Meanwhile, a robotic celebrity is attracting millions, offering a new way of life. Red Hammer may be behind the effort. Winger and his troopers are sent on a recon mission to investigate this phenomenon and recover their missing troopers. They encounter more than they expect.
The Death Box by A. Marie Kaluza The Death Box by April 29, 2016 3616 words Read a sample
A young boy uncovers the secrets to a mysterious box, and unwittingly falls into the mysteries of life and death.
Revolutionary Magic (Book One of the Dashkova Memoirs) by Thomas Carpenter Revolutionary Magic (Book One of the Dashkova Memoirs) by April 29, 2016 35483 words Read a sample
Exile. Princess. Thief. After years of running from the Emperor of Russia's assassins, Ekaterina "Kat" Dashkova has finally found an unlikely home in Philadelphia under the tutelage of Benjamin Franklin, but neither of them know that a dark revolution lurks beneath the veneer of civilization, ready to unleash its malevolent magic unless Kat makes a grim sacrifice.
E.K.-Koorts by Ronaldo Siète E.K.-Koorts by April 29, 2016 73942 words Read a sample
De coach van een voetbalteam van zaterdagamateurs wil wel eens aan het EK meedoen. Dat levert een epidemie van lachstuipen op die heel Europa aansteekt.
Quinceañera by M. Cavani Quinceañera by April 29, 2016 28289 words Read a sample
Quinceañera es una novela acerca del primer amor y los ligeros contratiempos que preceden la celebración de una fiesta quinceañera.
Волки едят без хлеба by Dobryni Волки едят без хлеба by April 29, 2016 61642 words Sample 20%
Мир должен знать все это, иначе разучится дорожить человеческой жизнью. Постарайся выжить, и не обо мне, а о них расскажи», — кивнул капо вниз, в сторону раздевалки и душевой, откуда по тысяче в сутки, улетали на небо людские души Что это значит, что едят без хлеба волки пролетарской революции - сотрудники НКВД? Книга о войне, героях и жертвах Освенцима, заблудших и честных агентах волчьей службы
Что такое ППС? by Dobryni Что такое ППС? by April 29, 2016 47198 words Sample 20%
Холод пробежал по телу. а сейчас что — не война? Пусть не на поле боя –но, та же самая война. И жизнь в ней ничего не стоит! Смутное, смутное время на закате ХХ века… Пружина, медленно сжимаясь, распрямится мощно, быстро, беспощадно… Книга о разделении мира в 1991 году. О событиях, от которых мы не свободны и ныне. "Все находится в нас" - лейтмотив представляемой книги. Ну, и... любовь...
The Kiss by Charmain Marie Mitchell The Kiss by April 29, 2016 2464 words Read a sample
The Kiss, is a short, but very sweet love story taken from, The Sex, Love, and Sparkling Wine Anthology. An anthology of love stories which consists of 1 full length novel, 1 long novella, and 3 short stories.
Станкевич by Dobryni Станкевич by April 29, 2016 33111 words Sample 20%
И в ладонь богочтивого человека, безысходность в любви, кладет нож убийцы. Знай это сыщики Червонозаводского РОВД, преступление было б раскрыто в первом допросе. Роман о шальной любви и сути сыскного дела.
The Mindfulness Beginner's Bible by Tai Morello The Mindfulness Beginner's Bible by April 29, 2016 7093 words Read a sample
Discover why Emma Watson, Angelina Jolie and Oprah Winfrey all incorporate the life-changing practice of mindfulness into their daily lives.
The Third Skull - Book One - The Discovery by Andrew M Stafford The Third Skull - Book One - The Discovery by April 29, 2016 62180 words Read a sample
The Third Skull is a spectacular, page turning thriller combining mystery, paranormal, murder and suspense.
The Good Slavegirl - Part 1 by J.L. Summers The Good Slavegirl - Part 1 by April 28, 2016 9371 words Read a sample
Zara longs for a happy relationship with her husband, but the sex is boring. All that changes when the man of her dreams come to save the day and introduce her to the joys of BDSM sex.
Herobrine’s Adventure Diaries, Book 1: Uncovering the Past by Mark Mulle Herobrine’s Adventure Diaries, Book 1: Uncovering the Past by April 28, 2016 10322 words Read a sample
Herobrine has a scary past that he’s trying to remember. Can his new friends help him like he’s helping them?
If He Doesn't Deliver: Domestic Violence in the Religious Home by Marilyn Joyce If He Doesn't Deliver: Domestic Violence in the Religious Home by April 28, 2016 24243 words Read a sample
'If He Doesn't Deliver: Domestic Violence in the Religious Home' addresses intimate partner violence with the faith-based approach relevant to abused, spiritual people. Marilyn Joyce shares her escape from an abusive marriage and most importantly the question: 'Where were you, God?' is addressed in a way that gives hope, and life changing direction to religious victims of intimate partner violence
Lavender Kisses lost in a pit of lust by Kim Mars Lavender Kisses lost in a pit of lust by April 28, 2016 23816 words Read a sample
This story is about an African American woman who discovered that her sexuality is the center of controversy. She does not identify as a Lesbian and have no desire to marry the same sex. Coming into her own self-awareness as she learns to accept herself the way the creator has created her to be. Lisa Bradley aka Levi makes no excuses and has no regrets about her sexuality. In fact, Levi has her
WE THE COMMUNITY (Prologue) by T.J. McCarty WE THE COMMUNITY (Prologue) by April 28, 2016 2645 words Read a sample
"Would she be willing to hide his secret? Even if it was murder?" If the person you loved killed somebody, would you help cover it up? Or would you be too afraid to stay in the relationship? These are the questions We3s5 must ask herself.
Chipped: A Dr. At Mini Mystery by James Hosek Chipped: A Dr. At Mini Mystery by April 28, 2016 3335 words Sample 20%
Dr. At would like to get a little lost dog back to his owner, it's just that tracking down that owner may not be as straight forward as it seems.
The April Fool: NaPoWriMo 2016 by T.C. Harrison The April Fool: NaPoWriMo 2016 by April 28, 2016 4177 words Read a sample
This is the third volume of T.C. Harrison’s NaPoWriMo series. Once again, each of the 30 poems were written each day during the month of April and are reactionary pieces inspired by the author's feelings, reflections, life experiences and the daily events that took place throughout the month. Like the previous year, each poem is meant to inspire the reader as well as reflect upon the world at larg
One of the Wolves by Heqi Wang One of the Wolves by April 28, 2016 2128 words Sample 20%
wolf and his fights
CAROLL: Part 1 by Michael Hall CAROLL: Part 1 by April 28, 2016 10105 words Read a sample
Candice began her new life away from the influences of her past. Her old habits and past dealings come to bare when her relationship with her boyfriend Alex becomes strained. In the first installment of the CAROLL series old habits and old wounds become uncovered and exposed.
A Bit of Black Fondant by Contiguous Pashbo, The A Bit of Black Fondant by April 28, 2016 7677 words Read a sample
A Bit of Black Fondant is a collection of three short stories. An anniversary companion to The Book of Black Fondant, it is just as absurd, but perhaps not quite as dark.
I'll Conjure You Up A Fortune by Mario V. Farina I'll Conjure You Up A Fortune by April 28, 2016 3750 words Read a sample
Adele was not very good at being a psychic. But dowdy Silvia was going to be easy. And it was! Everything went Adele's way from the start. Suddenly unexpected events began to occur. There was a surprise occurrence at the end. Can you guess what it was before you reach the end of the story?
True Valor by Jax Hunter True Valor by April 28, 2016 54413 words Read a sample
True Valor is Book 1 of 5 in the True Heroes military romance series. AF Pararescueman Nic D’Onofrio just buried his best friend. He finds Julie, alone and lost, not even knowing who she is. Trouble catches up and Nic and Julie are on the run, trying to put the pieces together before they’re the next victims. With the help of his team, Nic races to save Julie before it’s too late.
AWAKENING - Event Horizon by Stan I.S. Law AWAKENING - Event Horizon by April 28, 2016 102398 words Read a sample
AWAKENING offers the next gigantic step in Human Evolution. Anne Howell and her group of friends are among the few that survive a cataclysmic event in human history. They learn the secret of the Event Horizon, where the centripetal and centrifugal forces remain in perfect balance. Anne discovers the enormity of the Creative Potential still dormant within her.
A Book of Books by authorCJA A Book of Books by April 28, 2016 5795 words Read a sample
This book is an anthology created by eight 4th and 5th grade students in an after school enrichment class called Novel Authors.
Club Card Scams by Steven M. Borella Club Card Scams by April 28, 2016 6280 words Read a sample
Tic. Toc. where am I?
Letters to You by Stephany Vivas Flores Letters to You by April 28, 2016 7875 words Sample 10%
Rule #1 Forget and Forgive. Hate , love, regret and missing that one person. This are letters to mend a broken heart.
Mistaken Enemy by Dennis Nehamen Mistaken Enemy by April 28, 2016 98544 words Read a sample
In this Middle East thriller, destruction is coming to Israel and parts of America. When Zach Miller uncovers the plot, he'd like to intercede. His problems begin, however, when he's perceived as an enemy first by the Palestinians and later by the Israelis. It will take a miracle to beat the ticking clock--and it appears that the deities have deserted him.
CISA Exam-Testing Concept-IT Alignment with Business Objectives by Hemang Doshi CISA Exam-Testing Concept-IT Alignment with Business Objectives by April 28, 2016 1665 words Read a sample
The objective of this e-book is to ensure that CISA candidate get adequate knowledge about IT & business process alignment and its applicability in practical scenario. Question Answer and Explanation (QAE) on the concept are designed in accordance with CISA exam pattern. This small e-book will help CISA candidate to attempt questions on IT & business process alignment more confidently and correct
Roses in the Sand by CS Patra Roses in the Sand by April 28, 2016 24823 words Sample 3%
A writer on the hunt for love finds it with someone she never expected; a rocker of all-female band. F/F
Partners by Joshua Cox-Steib Partners by April 28, 2016 2370 words Sample 30%
Follow the exploits of two outlaws as they navigate a partnership fraught with danger while attempting the heist of their lives.
Kinard Mythology Anthology by Kinard Middle School by Kinard Middle School Kinard Mythology Anthology by Kinard Middle School by April 28, 2016 121798 words Read a sample
Each year, sixth graders at Kinard dive into the world of Mythology. After studying great works of Homer, Ancient Greece and Rome, students write their own myths. This is the compilation of their hard work.
LIVING WITHOUT CRUTCHES by EKEKERE SAMUEL UFOT LIVING WITHOUT CRUTCHES by April 28, 2016 11242 words Read a sample
Life presents everyone with crutches that we hang on to because we think we cannot do without them. We tend to feel initial comfort but time arrives when those crutches become hindrances to finding the potential that God had made us for. This book supplies us with all the crutches to avoid and those that we must hang to if we are to live a life of fulfilment.
THE PHENOMENON: HOW TO BECOME ONE by EKEKERE SAMUEL UFOT THE PHENOMENON: HOW TO BECOME ONE by April 28, 2016 26497 words Read a sample
Everyone desires to find that phenomenal personality they want others to look up to them as. You want that attribute that can stand you out from the crowd. You want to be admired attracting all the attention. You can discover salient secrets to finding that you in this book.
HOW TO GET MORE FROM LIFE by EKEKERE SAMUEL UFOT HOW TO GET MORE FROM LIFE by April 28, 2016 17171 words Read a sample
You often desire better things in life but you think you are being greedy. well,in you is that quest to get more from life. though we've learnt contentment as a rule, those who get more from life are never content. they keep their quest infinitesimal. the more you want from life is withing your reach. Go get it, with this book.
Mail Order Bride Margaret (Montana Destiny Brides, Book 1) by Amelia Rose Mail Order Bride Margaret (Montana Destiny Brides, Book 1) by April 28, 2016 20484 words Read a sample
Sweet Clean Historical Cowboy Romance. Declan O'Bryan left Ireland to settle in Montana. The only thing missing from his life now is a wife Margaret McGreggor, answers an advertisement for a wife so that she can get out of her sister's cramped apartment and start a new life for herself. Can Declan and Margaret find love?
Father of the Esurient Child by Christopher D Schmitz Father of the Esurient Child by April 28, 2016 8627 words Read a sample
Detective Franklin Monroe isn't easily unnerved. A missing persons lead from an old preacher sends him to an old religious woman's house. Wandering room after room filled with bodies and graffiti pentagrams, Franklin's unshakeable faith in the empiric falls into question. Evil and danger permeate the remote home. What happened to Kayla Adams? And what was unleashed inside the old Woodson mansion?
The Hustle Hardcore Anal and DP for Miss Trailer Trash Part 1 (Double Penetration, M/F/M, XXX Movies, 11 Inch Cocks, Rough, Face Fucked, Bareback Slut, Interracial) by Elizabeth Thorn The Hustle Hardcore Anal and DP for Miss Trailer Trash Part 1 (Double Penetration, M/F/M, XXX Movies, 11 Inch Cocks, Rough, Face Fucked, Bareback Slut, Interracial) by April 28, 2016 7754 words Read a sample
A simple email leads Lucia to a place of no return. Young and beautiful it is no wonder that two horny black studs want to lay their hands on her pale skin and tight body, is there? Hard muscled men with big, hard, cum-gushing cocks that they can't wait to unleash on the teenagers' body. Their leader a man of charm and intellect.
Battle Hymn of the Purist by Alfred D. Byrd Battle Hymn of the Purist by April 28, 2016 11160 words Read a sample
English is drowning in a sea of bobbles, but some of us are willing to take up arms on the noble tongue's behalf. Bloated sentences, pointless paragraphs, grammatical solecisms of the worst sort -- these are our enemies in our struggle for concision, clarity, and content.
Edges by Anthony Etherin Edges by April 28, 2016 4106 words Sample 20%
A short collection of prose poems and avant-garde fables.
101: A Collection of Palindrome Haiku by Anthony Etherin 101: A Collection of Palindrome Haiku by April 28, 2016 2806 words Sample 20%
The follow-up to A Loris Abandons an Opera, 101: A Collection of Palindrome Haiku presents further experiments in palindromism, featuring a variety of palindromic haiku, including short stories, miniature essays and ‘two-letter tributes’. In addition, the book includes two longer palindromes: a sonnet and a fable, each 101 words in length.