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Life in Kansas by Christian Weilert Life in Kansas by May 06, 2016 882 words Sample 20%
Life in Kansas brings readers to the land of Oz and the home of cornbread, BBQ, and small towns. Christian Weilert uses his mastery of contemporary poetry to bring you 10 astounding poems written to make you feel like you are in his hometown and on his farm.
The Secret Behind Dead and Missing Black Americans: Where are they? Who took them? And Why? by Xavier James The Secret Behind Dead and Missing Black Americans: Where are they? Who took them? And Why? by May 06, 2016 3282 words
There are black men and women still missing since the 1970's and 80's. How could they just disappear without a trace? Where are the cold case files? Who's sweeping their memories under the rug? What's happening to our family and friends? Abductions...murders...and disappearances are examined as Xavier James exposes hidden facts and offers plausible solutions that could literally save your life.
Perfume by Kitty Boyes Perfume by May 06, 2016 2301 words Sample 10%
This is a short 5 minute read with a twist.
Beautiful Ugly Beasts- Free Sample by Trabex Books Beautiful Ugly Beasts- Free Sample by May 06, 2016 7803 words Read a sample
In the year 1859, a young, ambitious alchemist locked himself away in his London manor to conduct a series of strange experiments. His goal: to create the world’s first, living homunculus.
Mother and Son Help Each Other Out, Part 3: The New Deal by James Richardson Mother and Son Help Each Other Out, Part 3: The New Deal by May 05, 2016 6190 words Read a sample
Nancy and Scott are now living in a small 2-bedroom apartment with his aunt and cousin after a divorce sent him and his mother were forced to move across the country after Nancy's divorce. The 4 adults had their space reduced to nothing and are forced to bunk up together. Read along as we find out with happens when hormones override judgment in this naughty taboo tale.
A Matter of Taste by James Hold A Matter of Taste by May 05, 2016 1134 words Read a sample
Sometimes treasure can be lying at your feet. You just need to know what to look for.
Revenge of the Rooibos Ranger And 29 More Vegan Smoothie Recipes For Your Ninja Blender by Michael James Revenge of the Rooibos Ranger And 29 More Vegan Smoothie Recipes For Your Ninja Blender by May 05, 2016 3867 words Read a sample
Are you a vegan? Are you on the fence about becoming a vegan? If you answered yes to any of the above questions, then this book is for you! What you will find in this book are vegan smoothie recipes for your Ninja blender. Rest assured, none of the ingredients for the smoothies featured in this book contain any animal products. This means no dairy products, no eggs, and no honey.
Shhhh!  Sounds So Soft by Malisa Khoi Shhhh! Sounds So Soft by May 05, 2016 430 words Read a sample
I am so happy that you are our baby girl. I can't wait to tell papi what I just learned.
Family Tradition by Cora Baylor Family Tradition by May 05, 2016 4751 words Read a sample
Joshua just wants a peaceful weekend finishing at the lake, but he's been asked to take his step-cousin, Carley, along for the ride and that puts a damper on things. Carley's just not the outdoorsy type and she HATES fish, but can these "cousins" find some common ground and maybe start their own family tradition?
Make up Your Mind: Isn't it Time to Get Out of Your Rut? by Joshua Ray Make up Your Mind: Isn't it Time to Get Out of Your Rut? by May 05, 2016 11912 words Read a sample
Your mind and your belief system are the fundamental keys to getting ahead in life. Getting out of your rut requires a plan. This is a concise, but thorough place to start learning what you need to do to create that spark of motivation.
Revelation - Unveiling The Mask by Precious Jackson Revelation - Unveiling The Mask by May 05, 2016 24776 words Read a sample
On February 6, 2006, Precious Jackson had to make one of the most devastating choices that anyone has ever had to make; to live or die. Precious’ world was shattered as she peered at it through a broken mirror. Hiding behind a mask of well put together smiles and faces, Precious’ eyes told the story that burdened her soul.
Dragon Born by Travis Simmons Dragon Born by May 05, 2016 13700 words Read a sample
It was a night consumed in dragon fire, when the baby with serpent eyes was born.
Trekking On by Robert Turtle Trekking On by May 05, 2016 70993 words Read a sample
Trekking On is the sequel to the ecological fantasy Beasts of the Open Space. Prehistoric herbivores Nama and Westwind are together again after a time of crisis and separation. Their former way of life has been swept away, and they set off with their daughter Acacia and her pal Shadow to seek new opportunities in new places. This book may not seem suitable for younger readers.
Jen Air: Springheel by John Coutelier Jen Air: Springheel by May 05, 2016 13270 words Read a sample
In the town of Irongate, a new threat has appeared, terrorising families and especially children. Already people are likening this creature to the Victorian boogeyman who began a reign of fear in London's churchyards and alleys almost two centuries ago, Spring-Heeled Jack. Our heroines, Jennifer Airhart and Kaya Cade, are called upon to put a stop to his mischief before more are hurt.
The Assignment by Osthanes The Assignment by May 05, 2016 3186 words Read a sample
Just a recalling the voicemail ... "Stephen, I left an envelope for you taped to your refrigerator. There is an address written on the front, and a key inside. As soon as you return from work, fetch the envelope and immediately go to the address and let yourself in with the key. On the inside of the front door will be a note with your instructions. Be sure to follow them to the letter, Stephen."
Essays on Modern Art: Hannah Wilke by Justice Koolhaas Essays on Modern Art: Hannah Wilke by May 05, 2016 17818 words Read a sample
Koolhaas’s rich exploration of the body, blood, psychiatry and language in the work of Hannah Wilke leads to a question: should men be banned from art? This anniversary essay comes with expansive introductory material that elucidates how male hegemony suppresses women’s creativity with labels such as ‘narcissism’, and yet retreats behind ‘rationality’ to manage anxieties about menstruation.
The Joker - Unauthorized by Jack Napier The Joker - Unauthorized by May 05, 2016 57566 words Read a sample
When a man has nothing, he has nothing left to lose. It is a simple concept, but many people miss it. When he has lost everything, he is afraid of nothing. There is no risk he won’t take. There is no extent to which he won’t go to take back some tiny remnant of all that is lost.
Moondancers (Sample) by E. Van Lowe Moondancers (Sample) by May 05, 2016 12659 words Read a sample
There is a creature haunting the swimming pools of Beverly Hills. Is there a connection between the creature and the beautiful girl Josh is falling head-over-heels in love with? Secrets, lies, true love, and murder are at the heart of this action packed paranormal romance.
Asteroid Zirxon Will Destroy Earth In October by Mario V. Farina Asteroid Zirxon Will Destroy Earth In October by May 05, 2016 3138 words Read a sample
The President announced that an asteroid had been discovered headed straight for Earth and would make impact in October. Life on Earth, as we know it, would be destroyed. World leaders were at a loss knowing how to avoid having this calamity occur. Finally, Wilma Brown found herself next to this asteroid faced with finding a method of avoiding the catastrophe. Was she able to measure up?
Mother's Day by Dinkleberry Mother's Day by May 05, 2016 10089 words Read a sample
When Greg’s new mom, his stepmother, caught him getting to know himself better—using her catalogs—he knew he was gonna have to let his fingers do the talking. He understood, “To get outta this jam I would to have to give my mother, as Carol wanted me to think of her, a song an’ dance better than the great Gene Kelly ever performed. The question was, ‘How was I gonna pull off that magic?’”
Sure Shot: The Hystericals Series Six by Wolfen Saunderson Sure Shot: The Hystericals Series Six by May 05, 2016 330 words Read a sample
In the midst of a recent and surprise bust while in a full on war with the international "Untamed" Russian crime syndicate, Jewel and the rest of the crew are really getting down to the nitty gritty to find the origin of where the mob is currently shipping the goods and bring it down to the low bottom depths of the inner harbor along with the rest of the Reds and their entire operation.
The Puzzle Factory -- Part One of A Butterfly in Philadelphia by Bruce Hartman The Puzzle Factory -- Part One of A Butterfly in Philadelphia by May 05, 2016 5225 words Read a sample
“The Puzzle Factory” forms the first part of A BUTTERFLY IN PHILADELPHIA, a satirical comic novel centering on two young people—Spencer Casey , a 20-year-old high school dropout who works in a failing puzzle factory in Philadelphia, and Lindsay Pangborn, the overprivileged teenage daughter of the factory’s owner—as they navigate through the chaos they inflict on the world.
Neville's Lectures, Volume Eight, 26 Undated Lectures, Australian English Edition by Alexander Skobeleff Neville's Lectures, Volume Eight, 26 Undated Lectures, Australian English Edition by May 05, 2016 169953 words Sample 20%
Neville's insights into how spiritual law works behind the biblical language of symbolism in creating the life you desire rather than focusing on what you do not want.
Neville's Lectures, Volume Seven, 25 Lectures, 1970 to 1972, Australian English Edition by Alexander Skobeleff Neville's Lectures, Volume Seven, 25 Lectures, 1970 to 1972, Australian English Edition by May 05, 2016 153475 words Sample 20%
Neville's insights into how spiritual law works behind the biblical language of symbolism in creating the life you desire rather than focusing on what you do not want.
Neville's Lectures, Volume Six, 38 Lectures, 1969 to 1970, Australian English Edition by Alexander Skobeleff Neville's Lectures, Volume Six, 38 Lectures, 1969 to 1970, Australian English Edition by May 05, 2016 172622 words Sample 20%
Neville's insights into how spiritual law works behind the biblical language of symbolism in creating the life you desire rather than focusing on what you do not want.
Knock Knock: The Hystericals Series Five by Wolfen Saunderson Knock Knock: The Hystericals Series Five by May 05, 2016 285 words Read a sample
Looks like the reds are being given the fight of their lives they ever so wanted which soon leads to a discovery that's a bit more than bargained for over on one side of the playing field.
The King of the Land by Justin M. King The King of the Land by May 05, 2016 2738 words Read a sample
The King of the Land is a short story parable about embracing the virtues of wisdom and patience while avoiding the flaws of greed and short-sightedness.
Neville's Lectures, Volume Five, 42 Lectures, 1969 to 1969, Australian English Edition by Alexander Skobeleff Neville's Lectures, Volume Five, 42 Lectures, 1969 to 1969, Australian English Edition by May 05, 2016 173349 words Sample 20%
Neville's insights into how spiritual law works behind the biblical language of symbolism in creating the life you desire rather than focusing on what you do not want.
Neville's Lectures, Volume Four, 58 Lectures, 1968 to 1969, Australian English Edition by Alexander Skobeleff Neville's Lectures, Volume Four, 58 Lectures, 1968 to 1969, Australian English Edition by May 05, 2016 172141 words Sample 20%
Neville's insights into how spiritual law works behind the biblical language of symbolism in creating the life you desire rather than focusing on what you do not want.
Roles of Native Americans in the Civil War by Lisa E. Jobe Roles of Native Americans in the Civil War by May 05, 2016 2483 words Read a sample
Lisa E. Jobe explores the roles of Native Americans during the tumultuous times surrounding the American Civil War. Written while working on a graduate degree in History, Jobe's Roles of Native Americans in the Civil War reminds us how difficult, if not impossible it became for native tribes to avoid involvement in the wars for empire waged in North America.
Woodworking Business Quick Start Guide by A. William Benitez Woodworking Business Quick Start Guide by May 05, 2016 19397 words Read a sample
"Woodworking Business Quick Start Guide - How To Start and Operate Your Own Woodworking Business delivers the promise in the title. It's based entirely on my first-hand experience owning and operating successful one-person businesses for over thirty years. For over 20 years in my woodworking business in Tampa, FL and then Austin, TX I built hundreds of cabinets and furniture pieces for customers.
Neville's Lectures, Volume Three, 53 Lectures, 1967 to 1968, Australian English Edition by Alexander Skobeleff Neville's Lectures, Volume Three, 53 Lectures, 1967 to 1968, Australian English Edition by May 05, 2016 167605 words Sample 20%
Neville's insights into how spiritual law works behind the biblical language of symbolism in creating the life you desire rather than focusing on what you do not want.
Neville's Lectures, Volume Two, 38 Lectures, 1963 to 1967, Australian English Edition by Alexander Skobeleff Neville's Lectures, Volume Two, 38 Lectures, 1963 to 1967, Australian English Edition by May 05, 2016 176729 words Sample 20%
Neville's insights into how spiritual law works behind the biblical language of symbolism in creating the life you desire rather than focusing on what you do not want.
Diane, Bootstrap by Christian Exenberger Diane, Bootstrap by May 05, 2016 5547 words Read a sample
Diane is the guardian of the vessel E.S. Horizon, but things are not quite as they should be. There is a two century gap in her memory, her space suite seems to be optional and everyone is looking at her strangely. But she has a job to do, and she will do it no matter what.
Coloring Book Art Lessons - A Guide To Unleashing Creativity by Jodie Randisi Coloring Book Art Lessons - A Guide To Unleashing Creativity by May 05, 2016 3432 words Read a sample
Coloring book author Jodie Randisi illustrates how to get the results you want whether you’re decorating a doodle saying, coloring a mandala or reproducing graphic artwork. The book reflects the content Jodie covers at her Coloring Is My Therapy! live events. You’ll find her list of coloring essentials, detailed examples, simple instructions, helpful tips, and products reviews valuable.
Jamey Jones and the Sons of Noah by Jeremy Stevens Jamey Jones and the Sons of Noah by May 05, 2016 18227 words Read a sample
Jamey Jones is a slightly mischievous, highly intelligent thirteen-year old colonist of De Novo, a colony on the planet Kepler-438b. Jamey and the other colonists have been living under blackout conditions, with no electricity and no communication with the people back on Earth. The adults have their story, but Jamey and his friends decide to investigate. What they discover is a game changer.
Protectors by Claire Leong Protectors by May 05, 2016 984 words Read a sample
What if the monsters under your bed were protecting you?
Mummy Nature - books 1,2,3 by Rebecca Bielawski Mummy Nature - books 1,2,3 by May 05, 2016 1028 words Sample 10%
Mummy Nature Series – nurturing children's curiosity. Book 1 - Meet Bacteria! Book 2 - Bees Like Flowers. Book 3 - Travelling Seeds. LEVEL: Preschool - 6yrs. An ideal resource for the home or classroom. Each book in the series is one mini nature lesson wrapped up in colour and rhyme.
Directly in my way by Claire Leong Directly in my way by May 04, 2016 4370 words
This is the story of a boy who wanted the pain to end. He didn't want to die, no. He wanted the pain to end, but death seemed like the only way out. This is the story of a girl who wanted to die. She didn't want a way to stop the pain. She just wanted everything to stop. This is the story of how the both of both met, minutes before they planned to kill themselves.
"When Universes Collide: A Star Wars Fan Fiction--COMPILATION” by May 04, 2016 10218 words Read a sample
Finally, in one Ebook! In what could only be considered taboo, this Star Wars FanFiction takes us to planet Earth! Where, Jacob, a young human in Chicago, is befriended by a Sith, Darth Harest. Her hopes of adding him to a new struggle of the emerging Sith power on Earth!
Dead Man's Shoes by David R. Stookey Dead Man's Shoes by May 04, 2016 1627 words Read a sample
You've just inherited a pair of shoes from a friend of the family that passed away. You like the shoes, but never really cared for the man who owned them. He had always seemed mean and aggressive to you. By wearing them, will you allow his hostile nature to possess your own?
Mayhem by Karen C. Webb Mayhem by May 04, 2016 9565 words Read a sample
A collection of poems and flash fiction stories, with commentary by the author.
The Helpful Neighbor by David R. Stookey The Helpful Neighbor by May 04, 2016 1636 words Read a sample
Ever had to deal with that friend or neighbor who insists on "helping" you with a project? No problem if he's actually competent and knowledgeable, but what if he isn't? It's an awkward predicament, ending anywhere between hurt feelings and extensive property damage. This short story takes a humorous look at this scenario from the skewed perspective of the "Helpful Expert" himself...
Teacher's Pet by Geoff Lynch Teacher's Pet by May 04, 2016 20759 words Read a sample
Linda is a lonely woman who spends her Friday nights alone with the many toys she has purchased over the years, and fantasizing about college men beyond her reach. But a run in with a defective pleasure toy and an ill advised video recording has her in hot water with her boss and the teachers pet Cherry.
Restless (Guessing Tales #2) by Kate Krake Restless (Guessing Tales #2) by May 04, 2016 18319 words Read a sample
Struggling with the demands of their studies, a group of students dabble with an occult solution to staying up all night. When the spell goes awry, Travis takes the demon into himself and glimpses unimaginable power. At a cost
Handyman Business Quick Start Guide: How To Start and Operate Your Own Handyman Business In Any Economy by A. William Benitez Handyman Business Quick Start Guide: How To Start and Operate Your Own Handyman Business In Any Economy by May 04, 2016 22459 words Read a sample
Handyman Business Quick Start Guide can help you start immediately making money with your home repair skills. Based on more than 30 years of personal, first-hand, self-employment experience in home repair and woodworking it’s a complete course on succeeding in the home repair business. I cover every step from getting started to the day-to-day operation of the business using methods t
Silent Key by Erin Leland Tuttle Silent Key by May 04, 2016 36544 words Read a sample
Foster Farraday knows she witnessed a murder. She saw the smiling predator walk away from the scene. Just when she thought it was behind her, the sadistic game he was playing comes to find her. If she can't unmask a killer, she could be next on his list. Some other young woman might run. Foster Farraday isn't most women.
Marriage: An Essay by Edward E. Rochon Marriage: An Essay by May 04, 2016 4021 words Read a sample
Two marriage arrangements: Age of Aquarius (hippie) and biblical based marriage (monogamy) compared and critiqued as possible future social structures. The Aquarian marriage is pagan based and has some shocking traits currently illegal. The biblical based marriage tries to improve the current marital arrangement. No adult content as in porno, but mature as in subject matter.
Arcade Game An Expose´ by Mario V. Farina Arcade Game An Expose´ by May 04, 2016 956 words Read a sample
The writer of this piece has discovered that almost everything is fake. When one finds a parking spot for his or her car, someone always appears as if by magic to take it before the person does. That person is created out of thin air as part of an Arcade Game. You can learn how to win this game when you find out how it's played!
The Four Cock Solution: Story 1 by Candace Mia The Four Cock Solution: Story 1 by May 04, 2016 1253 words Read a sample
These nerds know that men often finish before women. There is an obvious solution.