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  • Guide to Writing the Mystery Novel: Lots of Examples, Plus Dead Bodies

    by Barbara Gregorich
    Guide to Writing the Mystery Novel: Lots of Examples, Plus Dead Bodies, provides an overall view of how to think like a writer in general and a mystery writer in particular. Covered are topics such as subplots, villains, minor characters, planting clues, and throwing suspicion on selected characters. This is a solid how-to book rich with examples and suggestions.
  • The Key to Hidden Messages in Shakespeare's Works: The Backward Voice of the Monster with Four Legs and Two Voices

    by Patrick Jennings
    The Key to Hidden Messages in Shakespeare’s Works identifies the various encipherment methods used to conceal messages in Shakespeare’s First Folio and provides proofs of how these methods were, and can be, applied to extrapolate hidden messages and their meaning. Easy to read, and sure to spark controversy, it will appeal to both novice Shakespeare students and established scholars alike.
  • 8 Things You Need To Do Before Quitting Your Job

    by Cheval John
    As I was on my way to work, I realized that I forgot my glasses. Normally, I would not have done that. So, I unlock the door, went back inside to get them. I thought I had everything. Then I realized that I forgot my name tag and my other equipment. “What was wrong with me today?” I wondered. The answer was nothing because it was my last day at a corporation I really disliked. For three years, I had to worry about doing a good job, asking for more hours, etc. On that day, I was doing... more
  • The Delving Dictionary Volume II, ABCs of Reality

    by Ron Spillers
    An inquiry into the essence of "reality", conducted through a historical examination of intellectuals and specialists in the fields of philosophy, theology, physics, mathematics, and the humanities. Jovial, humorous, and readable, the manual also explores the benefits of uniting science and theology in their respective quests for answers to "how" and "why" the universe came to be. The concluding definition of "reality" is one of simple grace.
  • Accountability Citizenship

    by Stephen P. Tryon
    Accountability Citizenship explains how we can restore accountability in government by accepting our personal accountability for some simple tasks we must do as individual citizens living in the age of information. The book is non-partisan. Readers are asked only to agree on the very basics—that the government of the United States is supposed to represent the people of the United States. The author makes a compelling case that changes in our information distribution technologies and business ... more
  • Revolutionize Your Child's Life: A Simple Guide to the Health, Wealth and Welfare of Your Child

    by Peggy Caruso
    The world our children are growing up in today is vastly different from the one we recall as we think back to our own adolescence. It is not only the typical changes we see naturally occurring from one generation to the next, but a whole new component to parenting has been added with the development and rapid growth of technology. Couple these changes with the dynamics of what constitutes a family, balancing the busy life of career and home and taking preventative measures to safeguard our child... more
  • Calla Lilies: A True Story of Four Sisters and Their Struggle to Survive Abuse, Addiction, and Poverty in America

    by Kay Corbett

    Calla Lilies: A True Story of Four Sisters and Their Struggle to Survive Abuse, Addiction, and Poverty in America is based primarily on nine years of recorded conversations between the women and the author, their stepmother from a marriage that ended in 1978. The true-life narrative sustains the reader's interest in the style of a suspense novel with conversations from 1994-2002. Interspersed boxes of statistical data and academic citations underscore the universality of the recorded expe... more

  • The Intentional Writer: Finding the Time, Space, and Inspiration You Need to Write

    by Erin Bartels
    Stop wishing. Start writing. Do you wish you had the time to write? Do you find it difficult to even carve out a space for yourself in your hustle-and-bustle household? Do you feel like all of your inspiration and creativity is being consumed by tasks you don't even enjoy? The Intentional Writer was written for you. This entertaining and informative book will help you - Analyze your motivations for writing - Keep your ideas flowing - Handle internal and external distractions - Reshape y... more
  • Diva Pearl the Pekingese

    by Vicki Gattuso
  • Welcome to India: A Westerner's Spiritual Journey

    by Victoria Kjos
    A Phoenix woman is bored and unfulfilled with her mainstream middle class American life which has included working as a lawyer, teacher, banker, and realtor. Walking away and disposing of all belongings except what fit in 13 boxes, the 58-year old heads to India in search of a more meaningful existence. Journals maintained during a 5-month odyssey of travel through north and south India depict the cacophony, yet serenity, of the amazing country. One feels as if walking beside the author throu... more
  • Headers: Scores & Headlines from Brazil 2014

    by Michael Rays
    Headers is a look back at the sixty-four matches of soccer's 2014 World Cup through kooky, hyper-sensationalized headlines. If you love the “beautiful game” and groan-worthy puns, you’ll find Headers pitch perfect!
  • The Magical World of Twigshire Vol 1

    by Judi Light
    The book is a series of 17 paintings, each accompanied by a one page story or poem...or a combination of both. The stories are aimed at ALL ages, though there is no category choice for same. Judi's fans include a 102 year old great grandmother down to a 2 year old who laughs and bangs his head against the pages, calling out the character names. The subtitle of the book is quite precise. Judi is both author and painter, though I was not able to choose both in the earlier pages of this form.
  • The Book of Bio-Spiritual Yum Yum Goodness!

    by Dave Hickman
    A mix of New Age, Self Help and Comedy. The Book of Bio-Spiritual Yum Yum Goodness! explores the thoughts and experiences of a man with emotional hypersensitivity, synesthesia, and a vivid imagination. This book delves into the possibilities of discovering the full capabilities of our senses. Within these pages, a question is asked about our evolution, our full potentials, and more. Explore techniques to calm down, reduce stress on the body, and learn questions we'll have to ask ourselves if we ... more
  • Bangkok - Choose a Way

    by Chris Backe
    See Bangkok on your own terms! Just like the old-school Choose Your Own Adventure® books, the choices are up to you. Would you rather go to the palace, the museum dedicated to Batman, or a relaxing park in the heart of downtown? Each day offers more than 800 possible paths to take. This guide covers thirty-five of Bangkok's most interesting sites - enough for up to 5 days of traveling around Bangkok. Sites are mainstream, offbeat, indoors, outdoors, kid-friendly, for adults only, and mor... more
  • 7 49 91 HIKE: Nexus, Quips, Quotes, "Lexis to Ponder" (a compilation)

    by Dr. albert S. Colley Jr
    Whether you are 16, 34, 43, 61, or 70+; a student, craftsman, executive, or just deserve an enjoyable reading experience, you’ll appreciate 7 49 91 HIKE: Nexus, Quips, Quotes, and "Lexis to Ponder," a compilation of thoughts, quotes, etc., from the author and array of other individuals, known and some not as known. You’ll encounter postings from Deepak Chopra, Howard Schultz, Adyashanti, Steve Harvey, Ernest Hemingway, T.D. Jakes, Teddy/Franklin Roosevelt, Oprah, John/Robert Kennedy, Maya Angelo... more
  • Quirky Sleeps: Some of America's Most Fun Places to Spend the Night

    by Bruce & Susan Armstrong
    Quirky Sleeps is a travel guide to unusual lodgings that are fun destinations in and of themselves. All the places are located in the US and are open to the general public. Lodgings include cabooses, tree houses, castles, tall ships, former jails, lighthouses, Hobbit homes, tepees, caves, and a number of one-of-a-kind places. The book covers 138 places in 42 states and provides a description, contact information, and tips on how to best enjoy them based on our visits to them.