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  • Bright Lights of the Second City: 50 Prominent Chicagoans on Living with Passion and Purpose

    by Betsy Storm
    Many of us can leverage our life’s lessons to achieve greater personal success; find and refine our passions; and achieve our goals. The 50 inspirational Chicagoans profiled in Bright Lights of the Second City provide a powerful catalyst for jump starting or advancing one’s own personal odyssey. \tThese profiles of approximately 1,000 words, shared in the subjects’ own voices, reveal rarely explored facets of 50 gifted Chicagoans, including: REP. DANNY DAVIS, U.S. Congress; BILL KURTIS, broad... more
  • Kelong Kings: Confessions of the world's most prolific match-fixer

    by Wilson Raj Perumal
    Wilson Raj Perumal has been labeled the world's most prolific match-fixer in football's recent history. Born a village boy in rural Singapore in the mid-60's, Wilson climbed the heights of international match-fixing across five continents, becoming FIFA's most wanted man. Like a "guppy in the sea", Wilson started off a small gambler, mixing with the local Singapore bookies, and witnessed the rise and fall of the old-school Asian "big fish" of match-fixing until he found himself competing aga... more
  • Creativity From Within: Inspirational Poetry and Tips to Discover & Cultivate Your Passion Within

    by Roxanne Mapp
    Making time for yourself (30 minutes to start). Forgiveness to freedom. Worksheets to help you decide. Resources for guidance. Action Plan. Next Step(s). Is it cooking, photography, teaching, cosmetology, art, printmaking, blogging, sewing, entertaining? Not sure? That's ok, take some time and think about it, you can have more than one passion that's fine.
  • Last Train Home

    by Renee Wendinger
    A Dickensian novel about two children who rode the orphan trains. Would they be adopted by kind and loving families, or would they face a childhood and adolescence of hard labor and servitude?
  • Lyndi Scott Write Prescriptions

    by Lyndi Scott
    Struggling to write The Great Novel? Lyndi Scott Write Prescriptions is just what the doctor ordered. Inside find 88 Prescriptions on topics such as: advice from seasoned writers, character development, replacements for weak words, marketing your book, hooking an agent, story structure, how to build tension, writers block inspiration, websites for writers. Made famous by, Lyndi's Write Prescription is your step closer to becoming a novelist of distinction.
  • The white prisoner: Galabin Boevski's secret story

    by Ognian Georgiev
    Controversial life of Galabin Boevski unveiled in a book The controversial life of legendary Bulgarian weightlifter Galabin Boevski was unveiled in a book. The world premiere of "The white prisoner: Galabin Boevski's secret story" took place today. The author, Bulgarian sports journalist Ognian Georgiev, enters into the darkest corners of the Olympic Games, the brutal politics among national and international sports officials. The events of the book are moving from Brazilian prison, where ... more
  • The Little Handbook for Navigationally Challenged Cidiots

    by D.C.Head

    Filled with hundreds of common driving offenses, this gut-wrenching funny handbook features hilariously, jaw dropping terms and phrases describing some of the nastiest driving habits you or another cidiot have engaged in almost every day on the highways and byways. Inside, you’ll find “The Motor Mouth Motorist” who suffers from road rage, “The Para Lane Bluffer” who can’t decide if they want to merge with oncoming traffic until the last second, “... more

  • Tiny Thoughts for Personal Transformation: Change Your Thoughts, Change Your Life

    by Karl Schmidt
    This 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 Classroom

    by Dr. JoAnn Jurchan & Dr. Chuck Downing
    For 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
  • Writing in Indesign CC Producing Books

    by David Bergsland
    How to self-publish using InDesign to Createspace, Kindle KDP, NookPress, Kobo Writing Life, Scribd, Gumroad, the iBooks Store, and more—both print and ePUB
  • Born To Be Liked: Living on Facebook

    by Alex Oriani
    Born 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
  • Writing Games, Writing Tips, Writing Exercises.

    by Mat Clarke
    How 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.
  • REAL LIFE EVIL - A True Crime Quickie (Book One)

    by Kim Cresswell
    Real 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
  • Unexpected Grace: A Discovery of Healing through Surrender

    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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  • A Madness Shared by Two: True Story of the M6 Eriksson Twins & the Murder of Glenn Hollinshead

    by David McCann aka David Cann
    A 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
  • Cobblestones and Heels, The Book

    by kathryn martone
    The 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