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by Karl SchmidtThis book is a collection of short, concentrated thoughts and aphorisms that are intended to give the reader new insights and a different perspective on life. The thoughts and aphorisms were derived from personal meditations and experiences and some are accompanied by a small graphic to help the reader retain the information. No explanations are provided to allow you to contemplate the meaning of the aphorisms as they apply to you, your relationships, and life in general. Although the thoughts a... more
Tune Up Your Teaching & Turn on Student Learning: Move from Common to Transformed Teaching and Learning in Your Classroomby Dr. JoAnn Jurchan & Dr. Chuck DowningFor years educators have mused about why teachers were continuing to burn out and the student achievement gap never seemed to shrink in spite of a series of “latest and greatest” cure-alls in education. Common conclusions reached by this musing include: 1) The focus on the basics about the teaching and learning process had faded with concerns about high test scores; 2) Teachers were faced with implementing new curriculum without necessary support; 3) Students were learning how to get the “right ... more
by David BergslandHow to self-publish using InDesign to Createspace, Kindle KDP, NookPress, Kobo Writing Life, Scribd, Gumroad, the iBooks Store, and more—both print and ePUB
by Alex OrianiBorn To Be Liked is the first book that, with a blend of humour and science, uncovers what we (really) do on Facebook and why we do it. We spend 40% of our conversation talking about ourselves, but when we are on social media the figure rises to a staggering 80%. In theory, Facebook helps us to stay connected to our friends. In reality, the reasons why hundreds of millions of people log in every day are more interesting than that. From the SOC (Soap Opera Character) to the Check-in-oholic, from ... more
by Mat ClarkeHow could a jumble of words with a little punctuation become something that’s interesting to read? Is it a gift from the gods? Something only the highly educated can produce? Or maybe anyone can do it? If you want to know if YOU can achieve your writing goals, then why not have a play around with some words and sentences using my writing games.
by Kim CresswellReal Life Evil - A True Crime Quickie is a compelling collection of two true crime short stories. "Hiding in Plain Sight" is the chilling account of serial killer Jack Unterweger, one of the most clever, manipulative predators of the twentieth century...and the most dangerous. "A Message from the Grave" examines the events surrounding the unsolved Gilgo Beach murders, a case which would spawn the largest murder investigation in Long Island, New York's history as an elusive serial killer co... more
by June Hyjek
"Unexpected Grace" is an inspiring story that provides hope, comfort and peace to those dealing with life’s challenges and transitions, while offering a unique, holistic perspective on handling pain and stress. It shares my personal experience of moving toward physical and emotional healing by simply letting go, following complications from a total of seven spine surgeries for Scoliosis.
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by David McCann aka David CannA Madness Shared by Two, is not only the true untold story about the lives of Sabina and Ursula Eriksson, alongside the murder of Glenn Hollinshead, based on a critique re-examination of the BBC’s Madness in the Fast Lane documentary that had 7 million viewers [with a conservative estimate of around a further 15 million people having since watched this film via the internet and on websites such as YouTube],glued to their TV screens watching the twin sisters propelling themselves into the fast la... more
by kathryn martoneThe world of International Travel and Adventure comes alive in Kathryn Martone’s outstanding journal which outlines the How, the Where, the What, and the Why of becoming a corporate flight attendant! Travel with Kathryn as she is introduced to the exciting and glamorous profession of being a corporate flight attendant. She’ll give you handy tips on what you can do to pursue this amazing opportunity and entertain you with stories about the life of a corporate cabin attenda... more
by Raven Moore
How does your identity transform and translate abroad? In this case, from the point of view of the people Raven lived with for two years as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Cote d'Ivoire, West Africa. Your color, your class, your gender, your sexuality... how do those kinds of things manifest in a different country and how do you deal with that? This adventure takes you through these questions, explores important global issues, and it's funny, too.
by A.K. TurnerA.K. Turner's Tales of Imperfection series includes the bestselling, award-winning books This Little Piggy Went to the Liquor Store, Mommy Had a Little Flask, and Hair of the Corn Dog. The self-deprecating and brutally blunt mother of two delivers the mayhem and adventures of family life in what Publishers Weekly calls "reliably honest and zany storytelling" and a "hilarious account of parenthood".
by Eric S. KabakoffA fervent baseball fan since the age of ten, Eric Kabakoff visited the home park of every major league baseball team to see up close how each team tries to stir up the passions of its fans. In the years between his first-ever ballgame in Philadelphia and the last of his quest in Tampa, he had seen baseball in four different decades: from the 26-team 1980’s to the current 30 teams of the 2010’s. He did the Tomahawk Chop in Atlanta, cursed out the Rally Monkey in Anaheim, and gave the controversia... more
by Nathan BransfordThe most important thing to know about writing a novel is this: You can do it. And if you've already written one, you can write an even better one. Author and former literary agent Nathan Bransford shares his secrets for creating killer plots, fleshing out your first ideas, crafting compelling characters, and staying sane in the process. Read the guide that New York Times bestselling author Ransom Riggs called “The best how-to-write-a-novel book I've read.”
by Connie SpringerCincinnati author Connie Springer wanted to explore a different view of growing older after witnessing her aging mother’s descent into dementia. Over a two-year period, Springer interviewed and photographed 28 active people in their 90s. Despite losses and hardships, the nonagenarians she met continue to participate in their surroundings, think in terms of goals, care deeply about others, and keep their minds and bodies in shape with exercise and stimulating pastimes. Springer was awarded a... more
by A.K. TurnerThe second volume in the best-selling I Just Want to Pee Alone series! Don't get us wrong, we love the men in our lives – we do (most of the time). It's just that sometimes we would like them to go away. Not forever or anything like that. Just for an hour … or a day … or a weekend. We want some time to ourselves to read a good book or take a walk or do anything other than try to make a dent in the never ending mound of dirty clothes that keeps piling up on his side of the bed. We just want t... more
by Rebecca WallickThe fascinating story of jet transport pioneers, the major contributions made by Boeing test pilots and engineers who regularly risked their lives to make modern commercial aviation safe.