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Our Story: African Americans in Literature by Rhonda Denise Johnson Our Story: African Americans in Literature by Rhonda Denise Johnson Sep. 01, 2014 $1.99 10328 words Sample 20%
African Americans in Literature is the first in the Our Story series leading up to Black History Month. There's more to Black history than slavery . The Our Story series will explore the contributions African Americans have made in various arenas of American life. In particular, African Americans in Literature will introduce the reader to the luminaries of the Harlem Renaissance.
Quotes for Intellectuals by Khalid Omar Quotes for Intellectuals by Khalid Omar Sep. 01, 2014 $2.99 29607 words Sample 15%
The Quotation is a small and simple word carry many great wise meanings, it is very powerful and effective way to renew your mettle and keep you motivated. “Life itself is a quotation.” ~Jorge Luis Borges This book you will have 1001 quotes about science, technology and intelligence in your pocket. With this book you will be look like who carry the wisdom in his pocket. I hope it inspires you..
The Internet-Enabled Successful School District Superintendent: How To Use The Internet To Boost Parental Involvement In Your Schools by Jim Anderson The Internet-Enabled Successful School District Superintendent: How To Use The Internet To Boost Parental Involvement In Your Schools by Jim Anderson Sep. 01, 2014 $9.97 12698 words Sample 20%
If there is any good news to come out of the current state that we now find ourselves in is that powerful and effective tools have become available for school district superintendents to use. The Digital Bell service is an Internet-based content management system that allows schools (and school districts) to pour all of the information that they have about what is currently happening at their scho
Ricky The Story of God's Faithfulness to a Special Dog and His Family by Jeanine Stewart Ricky The Story of God's Faithfulness to a Special Dog and His Family by Jeanine Stewart Sep. 01, 2014 Free! 5010 words Read a sample
When Ricky, an Australian Shepherd, was diagnosed with cancer in 2006, Jeanine Stewart and her husband sought to save his life. Despite a grim prognosis, would they trust God to heal their beloved dog? As God proved Himself faithful, they learned that He always answers prayer. But would He answer their prayers the way they desired?
Ode to Boy, vol. 1: An Anthology of Same-Sex Attraction In Literature from Antiquity Through the 18th Century by Keith Hale Ode to Boy, vol. 1: An Anthology of Same-Sex Attraction In Literature from Antiquity Through the 18th Century by Keith Hale Sep. 01, 2014 $9.99 92609 words Sample 15%
Volume 1 is a refreshingly readable collection of literature devoted to same-sex attraction from the ancient Greeks through the Eighteenth Century. Includes works by Plato, Shakespeare, Rumi, Hafiz, & many others. Hale's introductions to the authors are to the point and sometimes witty, specifying why the author or work is included in the volume and sometimes providing a larger biographical scope.
Zodiac Lovers - Book 3 Leo, Virgo, Libra by Lance Taubold Zodiac Lovers - Book 3 Leo, Virgo, Libra by Lance Taubold Sep. 01, 2014 $3.99 37834 words Sample 5%
Zodiac lovers is a series of romantic, gay, paranormal novelettes. This is the third book of stories in the series: Leo, Virgo, Libra
Regret's Bridge - Soldiers Episode 2 (1 hour read) by Leigh Barker Regret's Bridge - Soldiers Episode 2 (1 hour read) by Leigh Barker Sep. 01, 2014 $0.99 13922 words Sample 20%
Behind enemy lines with only 14 men, it is a desperate mission, but one that cannot fail or the war will be lost in its first few days. Regret and his squad have survived the slaughter at Mons, but the slightest mistake now and they will all be dead.
Shattering the Ice (The Ice Series Book 3) by Mary Smith Shattering the Ice (The Ice Series Book 3) by Mary Smith Sep. 01, 2014 $2.99 42561 words Sample 20%
Charity Drake has only known heartache, until she had her son, Ethan. Now, everything revolves around him, and she wouldn’t have it any other way. Marc Kane, the goalie for the Chicago Eagles, has dated a few girls, but wants that one true love, and he thinks he found it. The problem is, Charity isn’t sure she’s ready.
Skipping the Wedding by Laura Briggs Skipping the Wedding by Laura Briggs Sep. 01, 2014 Free! 69745 words Read a sample
In this zany romantic comedy, Hayley can’t get over the wedding that didn’t happen–or the groom who vanished without a word of explanation. When he reappears two years later after a string of adventures and personality changes no one can believe, will things reignite between them? Or does Hayley’s heart belong elsewhere, maybe with the one friend whose been there for her all along?
SHARP Stop Heroin and Rescue People: A Workbook for Communities by Paul Komarek SHARP Stop Heroin and Rescue People: A Workbook for Communities by Paul Komarek Sep. 01, 2014 $7.99 25370 words Sample 15%
The addiction treatment system needs an upgrade. The systems meant to protect and serve the community are broken and disconnected, and have greatly multiplied the destructive power of heroin. This book shows the way forward. It's a resource for communities, for people in recovery, for family members and friends, and all of us. Based on community efforts at the heart of the heroin crisis.
Jay and the Genie by Lamont Clark Jay and the Genie by Lamont Clark Sep. 01, 2014 $2.99 7930 words Sample 20%
All the kids in 8 year-old Jay’s neighborhood in Washington D.C. have gone crazy for Frosted Fruity Smacks, the delicious new cereal especially for kids. Not only is Frosted Fruity Smacks colorful and tasty—every box comes with its own unique surprise! It isn’t until he accidentally wishes for something while holding his little toy lamp that Jay realizes his prize is more than meets the eye.
Driven Decisions: Surviving Hard Times Through Faith, Hope and Trust by John Miller Driven Decisions: Surviving Hard Times Through Faith, Hope and Trust by John Miller Sep. 01, 2014 $0.99 24528 words Sample 10%
How does a family make it through hard times? How does a family face a challenge like having the "main breadwinner" lose a job, staying unemployed for over a year, and still manage to stay together with a roof over their heads through that time? It takes sacrifice, determination, strength when you're at your weakest, a lot of love. Mostly, it takes a lot of prayer, a lot of faith, a lot of hope.
The Book of Souls by Mackenzie Brown The Book of Souls by Mackenzie Brown Sep. 01, 2014 $0.99 54759 words Sample 20%
…This a story of a daughter trying desperately to save her father’s life, as well as her own…
Breaking the Ice (The Ice Series Book 2) by Mary Smith Breaking the Ice (The Ice Series Book 2) by Mary Smith Sep. 01, 2014 $2.99 72036 words Sample 20%
Rachel Silver is independent and likes it that way. It hardly bothers her that she hasn’t even had a relationship in over a year. Her goals are firmly set on her career. That was until her love of hockey, and her best friend, crossed paths with Max Crawford.
Wanted by K.M. Liss Wanted by K.M. Liss Sep. 01, 2014 Free! 17858 words Read a sample
Wanted - Unraveled - Part one of five Sabrina's life as a CEO of her own company takes all her time and energy. She enlists the services of Cade, a professional escort to attend functions, and uses his 'extra' services all the time. They're close, but Sabrina knows the score. When he ups and leaves L.A. with their relationship hanging in the air, but soon someone else arrives in her life...
Prigionieri del proprio potere: L’antologia by Alex Anders Prigionieri del proprio potere: L’antologia by Alex Anders Sep. 01, 2014 $3.99 35359 words Sample 20%
‘PRIGIONIERI DEL PROPRIO POTERE’ è una collezione stuzzicante composta da 4 novelle scritte dall’autore di bestseller internazionali Alex Anders ed è per colore che amano le storie dove innocenti verginelle sono scopate da potenti maschi alfa che pretendono sottomissione e amano il BDSM.
Where the Shamrocks Grow by Cathy Mansell Where the Shamrocks Grow by Cathy Mansell Sep. 01, 2014 $4.99 96076 words Sample 20%
Young Jo Kingsley leaves war-torn Ireland for Paris, finding work in Chateau Colbert. Jean-Pierre, her employer's grandson, introduces her to Paris and womanly desires. Jo then travels to Prohibition American and falls in love with Mike Pasiński. Loneliness, loss and hardship follow during the Wall Street crash. Will the beautiful Jo let go of her demons and learn to love again?
God Hidden, Whereabouts Unknown by Zalman Schachter-Shalomi God Hidden, Whereabouts Unknown by Zalman Schachter-Shalomi Sep. 01, 2014 $3.50 10646 words Sample 20%
In this wide-ranging essay, Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi and Netanel Miles-Yépez explore the profound implications of the kabbalistic idea of Tzimtzum, the 'contraction' of God that allows for Creation, through different paradigms of Jewish belief over the centuries, and look at its function in Judaism and Jewish practice today.
The WAIT by Kellie JOYce The WAIT by Kellie JOYce Sep. 01, 2014 $9.95 48949 words Sample 20%
Kellie has PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) or, as she calls it, “People Talking Sharing Dreaming". Imagine being traumatized so badly that, as a child, in order to not relive the horror you experience, your brain prevents you from seeing images. Kellie has lived her entire life with an interior world filled only with words. Poetry and prose have been her sole existence. For years it was what
Galaxy's Edge Magazine: Issue 10, September 2014 by Mike Resnick Galaxy's Edge Magazine: Issue 10, September 2014 by Mike Resnick Sep. 01, 2014 $3.99 76925 words Sample 20%
Galaxy’s Edge is a bi-monthly magazine published by Phoenix Pick, the science fiction and fantasy imprint of Arc Manor, an independent press based in Maryland. Each issue of the magazine has a mix of new and reprinted stories, columns by Barry Malzberg and Gregory Benford, book reviews by Paul Cook and an interview conducted by Joy Ward.
Dear Santa (a love wish) by Leenna Naidoo Dear Santa (a love wish) by Leenna Naidoo Sep. 01, 2014 Free! 3427 words Read a sample
Does Santa still have the magic to help her find the right man?
the lost pony by Evelyn Noelle the lost pony by Evelyn Noelle Sep. 01, 2014 $0.99 636 words Sample 20%
Allora wakes up in the dark night to discover that her pony is missing. Allora and her fluffy dog search the farm. They find unexpected help but will they find her pony?
Dragon Deception by Theresa Snyder Dragon Deception by Theresa Snyder Sep. 01, 2014 $2.99 21115 words Sample 20%
Dragon Deception is book #3 of the continuing saga of Farloft the Dragon and his friends. In a misguided attempt to thwart a takeover of the Kingdom by the King of Baldar, Farloft and James are accused of treason. They are forced to flee their home. The two dragons, and Adrian, are pursued by three malevolent dragon hunters, but are the hunters all they seem, or is there magic involved?
Revival by M. K. Gilher Revival by M. K. Gilher Sep. 01, 2014 $2.99 62214 words Sample 15%
Ivy Summers is used to hiding her emotions, flaws, and almost all of her grim past. The past that no matter how much she tries, is bonded to her forever. Life has not been kind to her, and waiting for a better future has brought her to the breaking point. It's when she meets Dr. Jacade Jordan, that her entire universe spins in a direction she never knew existed.
The Claiming of Sabrina by Bella Swann The Claiming of Sabrina by Bella Swann Sep. 01, 2014 $3.99 17077 words Sample 15%
This is a darkly erotic story of the Claiming of Sabrina, a curious and submissive adult mermaid who ventures too closely to the Kingdom of Man and is taken prisoner. She encounters alpha males who take control of her sweet little body and force her to submit to waves of unending sexual pleasure intertwined with pain. This is a work of fiction meant for those over the age of consent.
The Perils of Polly Collection by Kelli Wolfe The Perils of Polly Collection by Kelli Wolfe Sep. 01, 2014 $7.99 26546 words Sample 20%
Polly just wants to graduate from college, but nothing ever goes quite right. She means well, but somehow she's always getting into some sort of trouble with her landlord or her boss or her professors, and whenever that happens the only way out of trouble is to let them do whatever they want to her. Includes: Polly and Her Neighbor Polly and Her Boss Polly and Her Doctor Polly and Her Preacher
Asylum Cafe by peter mullins Asylum Cafe by peter mullins Sep. 01, 2014 $1.99 72954 words Sample 20%
A story of empowerment, Asylum Cafe follows a group of characters as they are affected by this project and its fight for survival. Four damaged individuals take on both a global franchise and a hostile bureaucracy while their support workers and opponents deal with the fall-out. For some it raises questions as to their function; others face destruction. None remain the same.
Melting Away the Ice (The Ice Series Book 1) by Mary Smith Melting Away the Ice (The Ice Series Book 1) by Mary Smith Sep. 01, 2014 $2.99 56299 words Sample 20%
Sara Smith, a hard working lawyer, thought she found her true love. Unfortunately, that was a huge mistake. Now she goes home at night and avoids people. Until one day her best friend forces her to go to a hockey game. Lucas Sharp, the Captain of the Chicago Eagles, has focused on one thing, winning the Cup. It was not until a meet and greet after the game that he saw Sara.
Quick Reference on Prospecting, Presentation, Sales Closing Practice and Techniques For Life Insurance Agent, Business Manager by KVL MANOHAR Quick Reference on Prospecting, Presentation, Sales Closing Practice and Techniques For Life Insurance Agent, Business Manager by KVL MANOHAR Sep. 01, 2014 $2.00 4482 words Sample 10%
Learn to know how to sell life insurance and get mastered on the way you go.
Porto Alegre - The Essential Travel Guide by Camila Santos Simmons Porto Alegre - The Essential Travel Guide by Camila Santos Simmons Sep. 01, 2014 $4.99 21024 words Sample 10%
This guide will show you some major tourist spots in Porto Alegre and also little places loved by the locals. More than a hundred entries including bars, restaurants, nightclubs, shops and tours. Special chapters include safety tips, activities for cultural immersion, tips on how to make friends and suggestions for anyone wanting to get involved with local charities.
The Cometeers by Steven R. Southard The Cometeers by Steven R. Southard Sep. 01, 2014 $3.99 10569 words Sample 20%
A comet threatens Earth . . . in 1897. Of the six men launched by cannon to deflect it, one is a saboteur. It’s steampunk Armageddon!
Futanari Massage Collection 2 by Reed James Futanari Massage Collection 2 by Reed James Sep. 01, 2014 $4.99 18209 words Sample 20%
Join Melody as she starts her career as a futa masseuse, pleasing and teasing her female clients including her boss's wife and her ex-husband's new fiancee. This collection contains three hot, futa tales: My Nuru Futa Massage, My Futa-Loving Girlfriend, and My Futa Massage Parlor. 17,000 words of women packing a little extra sharing their talents with beautiful women.
A Ghost on Every Corner by Dawn Colclasure A Ghost on Every Corner by Dawn Colclasure Sep. 01, 2014 $5.99 116549 words Sample 20%
New Ghost Book Contains Stories from Paranormal Investigators Reporting from the (Haunted) Trenches.
Do Me, Do My Roots by Eileen Rendahl Do Me, Do My Roots by Eileen Rendahl Sep. 01, 2014 $3.99 85476 words Sample 20%
After a couple of rough years, Emily is finally getting things back together.Becoming a widow at thirty-three kind of knocks the starch out of you. Now Jake, Emily's best friend, seems to be spending a lot of time at her house. Which she likes way too much. Which is kind of confusing.
Raveler: The Dark God Book 3 by John D. Brown Raveler: The Dark God Book 3 by John D. Brown Sep. 01, 2014 $3.99 121163 words Sample 20%
The war with Mokad begins! The odds against Talen and Sugar are immense. At the same time, their powers are awakening. And what they learn just might give mankind a chance against the army poised to annihilate them.
Equinox (The Solstice Chronicles Book 2) by Bryan W. Dull Equinox (The Solstice Chronicles Book 2) by Bryan W. Dull Sep. 01, 2014 $2.99 53537 words Sample 20%
Confined in an old plantation home with Vampires lying in wait Gavin and Solstice are forced to wait them out until sunrise that is perilously approaching. Unbeknownst to them the remnants of the house are even more terrifying than what is lying in wait outside. Solstice is coming into her own and her feelings for Gavin begin to come to light.
Stepping Into New Life With Jesus by R Richard Tribble, Jr Stepping Into New Life With Jesus by R Richard Tribble, Jr Sep. 01, 2014 $0.99 20150 words Sample 30%
Stepping Into New Life With Jesus is a seven step plan that will help believers walk successfully with God. Its contents include the Introduction followed by 7 chapters: 1) First Steps; 2) Fellowship and Followship with Jesus; 3) Feasting Daily on God’s Manna; 4) YOUR Place in the Local Church; 5) Letting YOUR Light Shine; ; 6) Demonstrating Your Trust in God; and 7) Climbing to New Heights.
Tea With Mrs Saunders by Kit Duncan Tea With Mrs Saunders by Kit Duncan Sep. 01, 2014 Free! 6143 words Read a sample
I had lost my way and couldn't get home. Mrs Saunders, Ollie, Emma, Ada, and Ursula agreed, "Losing can be a very bad business, a very, very bad business indeed!" Should I study hard and learn everything I could? Wait until someone else rescued me? Make myself at home wherever I was? It took an afternoon tea party for me to realize that the only way is love.
My Sex Adventure - A Polyamory Fantasy by Roger Jerome My Sex Adventure - A Polyamory Fantasy by Roger Jerome Sep. 01, 2014 $3.99 59973 words Sample 10%
Love is like waiting for a bus, you wait all your life for one lady to come around, but then, when you find that girl of your dreams, three more Filipina fantasy women come along for the ride. What should he do, chose one or just keep them all, and enjoy the thrill and the sexual adventures of a lifetime! This is Roger Jerome at his erotic best. Not for the faint hearted or easily shocked!
Wer will es mehr? by K Windsor Wer will es mehr? by K Windsor Sep. 01, 2014 $2.99 5626 words Sample 20%
Ricky und Trey sind seit ein paar Monaten zusammen, und Sex scheint ihre grösste Gemeinsamkeit zu sein. Sie beschliessen, sich eine 24-stündige Sexpause zu nehmen, um die anderen Facetten ihrer Beziehung zu festigen. Klingt einfach, das dachten sie wenigstens, bis das ganze in einen regelrechten Wettkampf ausartet. Dies ist eine freizügige erotische Kurzgeschichte von ungefähr 5500 Worten.
The Manifestation of Love by Roselyn Jewell The Manifestation of Love by Roselyn Jewell Sep. 01, 2014 $0.99 38872 words Sample 10%
All Lilly cares about is great sex. This is due to the fact that arranged marriages are a big part of her culture. She's told that her future husband, Raj, will be arriving soon and furious at not getting to choose her own future, she takes her anger out on him and does her best to drive him away. However, somewhere along the way she realizes that he just may be the perfect man for her after all!
The Fourteenth Protocol by Nathan A. Goodman The Fourteenth Protocol by Nathan A. Goodman Sep. 01, 2014 $3.99 108191 words Sample 20%
What would it take to infiltrate a terror cell and eviscerate it? As the lines blur between good and evil, fledgling FBI agent Jana Baker thrashes in the midst of an epic battle to prove her worth, not only to fellow agents, but to herself. In this spider’s web of conspiracy, Agent Baker’s struggles against evil and her own fears takes her to the edge of the abyss, and the clock is ticking.
My Futa Massage Parlor (Futanari Massage 6) by Reed James My Futa Massage Parlor (Futanari Massage 6) by Reed James Sep. 01, 2014 $2.99 7065 words Sample 20%
Abby is the beautiful redhead that destroyed Melody's marriage. Now Melody's ex and Abby are getting married, and Melody has the opportunity to get to know Abby a bit better when the redhead shows up at Melody's futa massage not know what awaits her. Wanting to find out just what is so special about this redhead, Melody, with her girlfriend Yurika's help, sets out to seduce Abby.
A vida do Manjericão - Life of Basil. História Bilíngue em Inglês e Português. Série A vida do Manjericão - Life of Basil. História Bilíngue em Inglês e Português. Série "Aprender Inglês" by Colin Hann Sep. 01, 2014 Free! 2191 words Read a sample
Este livro bilingue é gratuito e ilustrado, dirigido a crianças bilingues e alunos de língua portuguesa com conhecimento básico ou intermédio, que querem estudar um texto nas duas línguas, inglês e português.O Manjericão dá por si num estranho vaso novo, onde conhece outras pequenas plantas conversadoras. Eles pensam que sabem algumas coisas, mas no que diz respeito a animais, não sabem nada.
Of Stars & Science: Tales of the Multiverse by Anna Jones Of Stars & Science: Tales of the Multiverse by Anna Jones Sep. 01, 2014 $3.99 30274 words Sample 20%
Witty Bard Publishing, LLC present's our first Science Fiction anthology! Whether you like space travel or robots, there is something for you in this anthology! And, with a splash of romance here and there, it makes for a great read!
Saving The Planet by Ken Ramsey Saving The Planet by Ken Ramsey Sep. 01, 2014 $0.99 8095 words Sample 20%
All great accomplishments, first start with small efforts. Here is a small effort at the first steps for new technologies. The insights presented here are simply to provoke new considerations. Technologies that are mentioned range from "Planetary Sustainability" to a possible method for identifying the "Theory Of Everything," from aviation to eliminating all future landfills.
Letters to a Young Generation by Amanda Wilson Letters to a Young Generation by Amanda Wilson Sep. 01, 2014 $1.99 18850 words Sample 15%
Letters to a Young Generation is a collection of 13 letters from men who understand what it's like to be a black male growing up in the United Kingdom. Inspiring, humorous and most importantly honest, the writers of these letters share their experiences and words of wisdom with the boys who will become tomorrow s generation of men.
The Return     Book 1     Return to Me Series by AL Parks The Return Book 1 Return to Me Series by AL Parks Sep. 01, 2014 Free! 54186 words Read a sample
Eve is in Colorado for three weeks. Then she will return to Newport. But she didn't count on Jake, who captivates her, makes her want things she has vowed to live without. Things like love, happiness, and a future. Jake encourages her to stay in Colorado, but Eve doesn't trust her heart - or her judgment - when it comes to men. Can Eve let go of fears and find happily ever after with Jake?
Faith never runs Out by D.R. Williams Faith never runs Out by D.R. Williams Sep. 01, 2014 Free! 6174 words Read a sample
A story of faith and how it changes the direction of life.
The Stolen Key (Femdom, Chastity) by Misty Meadows The Stolen Key (Femdom, Chastity) by Misty Meadows Sep. 01, 2014 $2.99 5600 words Sample 20%
Max has been locked up in a chastity belt for three months and is looking forward to his freedom. However, on the evening of his release, someone breaks into his house and steals the key. Stuck in a contraption which is almost impossible to remove, his wife and keyholder, Georgina, decides that she needs to take a lover. However, will Max give into her, as always, or instead choose to resist?