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release date: Nov 24, 2017
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Upstanders (2 Book Series)
From Book 1: What are Upstanders?

Let's start with this: They are the opposite of bystanders.

They are problem solvers and protestors, students and parents, professionals and civic leaders.

Some fight injustice; others fearlessly challenge the status quo. They are ordinary people who are making extraordinary differences in their communities and beyond. From Salt Lake City to Memphis to Baltimore, Upstanders remind us that participation in civic life has no bounds - and that we can all be the change we wish to see in the world. Howard Schultz, executive chairman of Starbucks, and former Washington Post senior editor Rajiv Chandrasekaran searched throughout America and chose these 10 upstanding citizens to profile for their passion, humanity, and willingness to act. Here you'll meet:

A former NFL player who offers personal training to wounded veterans
A young activist who stopped the world's largest trash incinerator from being built in her neighborhood
A pastor who opened his church's doors to the Muslim congregation across the street
A former inmate who's helping other ex-convicts stay out of prison
A retired sheriff who's transforming the way police are trained
A small town that came together to provide every student with free college tuition
A college student who created an app to reduce food waste and end hunger
A loving father who started a business to empower his son and other people with autism
A New Jersey man who's helping at-risk youth turn their lives around
A former auto industry executive who's taking on homelessness in his state

Everyone has the power to make a difference.

These Americans did.

Rousing and uplifting, Upstanders identifies great men and women across our country and celebrates the strength of our core values and the boundless possibilities of the human spirit.
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release date: Nov 24, 2017
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Lucia Series (2 Book Series)
From Book 1: This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.
release date: Nov 24, 2017
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In the Mystic Footsteps of Saints (2 Book Series)
From Book 1: A series of spiritual talks that guide seekers on the spiritual journey to the divine. Seekers learn ancient spiritual practices to overcome the destructive characters such as anger, jealousy, malice, laziness, stinginess, greed, cowardice, and more. Through this training: one’s ego is subdued, the heart is filled with light, and dark thoughts and tendencies are eradicated. In this new state, one learns the hidden secrets reserved for very few about their true self, the life of this world and all creation, and existence in the Eternal Reality, where one is blessed beyond imagination.
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release date: Jul 24, 2017
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True Crime Stories: Edmund Kemper: The True Story of The Brutal Co-ed Butcher (Real Crime by Real Killers  Book 2)

Real Crime by Real Killers


A series where we explore how normal individuals turned their darkest fantasies into a reality.

Edmund Emil Kemper III achieved notoriety as a serial killer when he took the lives of 10 people between August 27, 1964, and April 21, 1973. His victims included his adoptive grandparents, six co-eds from the University of Santa Cruz, his mother, and his mother's friend. This book explored the life of Kemper from his abusive childhood to his sentencing in November 1973.

The horror of Kemper's actions go beyond the killing of his victims; it was what he did with his victims' bodies after killing them. Necrophilia, cannibalism, and dismemberment were all part his routine in his attempts to satiate his morbid desires. Just as terrifying as his dark fantasies were his ability to appear and function as an average person, allowing him to avoid raising suspicion in those he interacted with, including law enforcement.

Contrary to the myth that serial killers kill indiscriminately, Kemper’s killing spree may have been rooted in the hatred that he felt for his mother. In an interview after his capture, he admitted that he was intentionally developing his killing skills with each co-ed that he killed. He was training for the ultimate murder, which was the killing of his mother.

From beginning to end, the book provides insights to why Kemper became a serial killer as well his mindset behind the killings.
release date: Dec 27, 2015
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THE PRINCE (Wisehouse Classics Edition)
THE PRINCE (Italian: Il Principe) is a 16th-century political treatise by the Italian diplomat and political theorist Niccolò Machiavelli. From correspondence a version appears to have been distributed in 1513, using a Latin title, De Principatibus (About Principalities). However, the printed version was not published until 1532, five years after Machiavelli's death. This was done with the permission of the Medici pope Clement VII, but “long before then, in fact since the first appearance of the Prince in manuscript, controversy had swirled about his writings”. Although it was written as if it were a traditional work in the mirrors for princes style, it is generally agreed that it was especially innovative. This is only partly because it was written in the vernacular Italian rather than Latin, a practice which had become increasingly popular since the publication of Dante's Divine Comedy and other works of Renaissance literature.


THE PRINCE is sometimes claimed to be one of the first works of modern philosophy, especially modern political philosophy, in which the effective truth is taken to be more important than any abstract ideal. It was also in direct conflict with the dominant Catholic and scholastic doctrines of the time concerning how to consider politics and ethics. Although it is relatively short, the treatise is the most remembered of Machiavelli's works and the one most responsible for bringing the word “Machiavellian” into usage as a pejorative. It also helped make “Old Nick” an English term for the devil, and even contributed to the modern negative connotations of the words “politics” and “politician” in western countries. In terms of subject matter it overlaps with the much longer Discourses on Livy, which was written a few years later. In its use of near-contemporary Italians as examples of people who perpetrated criminal deeds for politics, another lesser-known work by Machiavelli which THE PRINCE has been compared to is the Life of Castruccio Castracani.
release date: Oct 24, 2017
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Disaster Prep Big Guide: Over 500 Survival Lessons, Hacks And Tips That Will Save Your Life In Any Disaster

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Disaster Prep Big Guide: Over 500 Survival Lessons, Hacks And Tips That Will Save Your Life In Any Disaster


Have you thought about preparing for a disaster? If you have but have not yet started then it is highly likely that you are thinking it is just too expensive.


Fortunately this is not the case! There are many things which you can do to prepare for when SHTF without having to blow, your monthly or yearly salary!
In fact, the best preppers will adapt their weekly spends to ensure that a little is spent on prepping every week. There are two benefits to this:


Consistency
By completing the process every week you will constantly be building your supplies and extending the amount of time you can survive. It will become effortless as you will not even need to think about it!


Cost
By adding just a few dollars to your weekly budget you can afford to prepare for bug out proof prepping. It is a surprisingly cheap option; especially if you evaluate your current monthly outgoings and adjust them!


This book will help to guide you through the maze of preparation and ensure you are ready to face any disaster.



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release date: Oct 11, 2017
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Situational Survival 8 in 1: Important Lessons For Women, Children And Men On How To Survive Hurricane, Nuclear Strike, Meet With Maniac, Wild Animals and In Open Water: (Hurricane force)

Situational Survival 8 in 1: Important Lessons For Women, Children And Men On How To Survive Hurricane, Nuclear Strike, Meet With Maniac, Wild Animals and In Open Water


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Book#4: Surviving With Condom: 20 Situations (Except Sex) Where Condom Can Save You



Book#5: Survival for Children: 15 Dangerous Situations Little Preppers Should Know How to Handle



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release date: Aug 22, 2017
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The Jungle (AmazonClassics Edition)

Lithuanian immigrant Jurgis Rudkus has invested every last hope in achieving a prosperous new start in a new country. But the only job open to him—in the appalling stockyards of Packingtown, Chicago—will become a brutal, dispiriting, and dangerous challenge to his pride, his family, his life, and his faith in the American Dream.

A scathing condemnation of capitalism, corporate corruption, and the exploitation of the working class, The Jungle was a sensation when first published. It stands as one the greatest and most influential proletarian novels ever written.

AmazonClassics brings you timeless works from the masters of storytelling. Ideal for anyone who wants to read a great work for the first time or rediscover an old favorite, these new editions open the door to literature’s most unforgettable characters and beloved worlds.

Revised edition: Previously published as The Jungle , this edition of The Jungle (AmazonClassics Edition) includes editorial revisions.

release date: Oct 02, 2014
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Seeing Ourselves Through Technology: How We Use Selfies, Blogs and Wearable Devices to See and Shape Ourselves
This book is open access under a CC BY license. Selfies, blogs and lifelogging devices help us understand ourselves, building on long histories of written, visual and quantitative modes of self-representations. This book uses examples to explore the balance between using technology to see ourselves and allowing our machines to tell us who we are.
release date: Mar 24, 2011
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The Divine Comedy by Dante, Illustrated
This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.
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