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And Gulliver Returns Book V : My Visit to Singaling

By: Lemuel Gulliver XVI

Overpopulation is responsible for many of our planet's problems--global warming, the lack of fresh water, poverty, high gasoline and food prices, air and water pollutions, the scarcity of natural resources, the excess of wastes and their proper disposal, and even some wars. In the year 2020 Commander Lemuel Gulliver XVI returns from a twenty year odyssey around the solar system, searching for sites where the world's excess people can be re-located. He found none. On his ...

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Signature for Sunshine

By: Christine Jones

Romantic comedy for mature audiences Chris O'Keith was a loving wife, mother and practising Christian. The end of her marriage brought a dramatic change of character. Her vicious hatred towards men is public knowledge and has males avoiding her like the plague. Chris and her four children live with Bill, her grandfather, who employs a builder, Rick Eastly, to do extensive renovations. She will attempt to insult and humiliate this builder; however, he can give as much he ...

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Take Creditors and Collection Agents to Small Claims Court

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Take Creditors and Collection Agents to Small Claims Court

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The Path of Kabbalah

By: Rav Michael Laitman

Kabbalists state that there is no reality at all, but something called His Essence, the Upper Force, and this is what we perceive as our world. As uncanny as it sounds, this notion hides in its wings the very prospect of freedom, for every person, for every nation, and for the entire world. The structure and the perception of reality are the surface of this book. But the story of humanity, or more accurately, of the human soul, is the undercurrent that drives the reader...

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I'm OKAY, Life's OKAY : A guide to the radical self acceptance of ...

By: Ms. Lisa SteIngold

I’m OKAY, Life’s OKAY is a guide for finally letting go of stress and anxiety and learning to relax into life. So often we feel we’re getting life right or wrong and feel we’re making mistakes and failing when really it’s just all one game where we get to decide how to play. The book is designed to facilitate letting go of thinking that keeps us stuck and open to new possibilities. It’s a must read if you’re tired of fighting with life, feel like you’re failing or are in need of a new ‘tune’.

"Imagine a lioness continuously on the hunt, never stopping to rest. She’s just attended the elephant’s motivational speech on ‘saying yes to all opportunities’ and she’s determined to keep on hunting. At the end of two days, she’s exhausted. I bet you’re laughing but look at us; that’s exactly what we do. Nowhere in nature do things remain in a perpetual state of action. There must be rest. There must be play. There must be eating. There must be healing. There must ...

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Vrishabhathinte Kannu : Collection of Short Stories

By: Harikumar Edasseri

The story Vrishabhathinte Kannu is about an accident in which a four year old boy gets killed together with his paternal uncle. The story centers around the sub-tenant of one of the flats in the building, who was so friendly with the child. He is moved by the incident, and decides to go to the hospital to see the child. It is the traumatic experience of this man the story is about.

Behind him was the security guard of the morgue, and still farther behind in the dark cold room were the cold bodies wrapped up in white linen. He remembered what Hiren Mehta had said, and what Mehta’s son had said. Beyond the eyes of the evil planets, fatalist beliefs, and lives predetermined in a four dimensional field of the world, he saw the indefinable, and unforeseeable, but definite death. Back in the building he was climbing the staircase, and when he reached t...

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Sookshichuvacha Mayilpeeli : Collection of Short Stories

By: Harikumar Edasseri

This anthology of short stories won the Nalappadan Award (instituted after the famous poet Nalappat Narayana Menon) in 1998. The story Alakkuyanthram is about the plight of child labor in India. A ten year old girl is forced to do menial job in a wealthy house because her mother falls ill. It is about her interaction with the 4 year old daughter of her mistress. One day she takes the little girl to her shabby looking hut much to the chagrin of the little girl. She faces ...

‘How come you didn’t get even a single order?’ John Mathew could not get it. ‘You say you have visited 10 - 15 houses, and yet no order. You have gone to a wealthy area. Venu closed his eyes without having to utter a word. And slowly he drifted into a slumber. In sleep, he saw dark skinny children with small chests and big unhealthy belly. In front of them poverty was strewn around like dirt in carpet of affluence, and he with his machine with unlimited capabilities swe...

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Koorakal : Collection of Short Stories

By: Harikumar Edasseri

The story Koorakal is about a middle class family. A wife, husband and two children. The unwilling wife is forced to terminate her third pregnancy much to her wishes, since their financial background does not allow them to have one more child. She is in a dilemma, and finally had to give in.

It’s the conscience that troubles me, she thought. I now have a guilty conscience. But it has got to be done. There is no other go. These days you have to live, and live happily too, for which, at least, you have to pay a deaf ear to this beat of the wings. You will be happy tomorrow when memory of this nightmare ceases to haunt you. We should bring our children back, she thought. I am missing them very much. Fifteen days seemed longer, and I can’t stand this solitude a...

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Kumkumam Vithariya Vazhikal : Collection of Short Stories

By: Harikumar Edasseri

The collection contains the author’s well-known stories Kumkumam Vithariya Vazhikal, Prakrithanaya Thottakkaran, Thimarpur, Maniyarayilninnu Odippoyavar. The story Maniyarayilninnu Odippoyavar is about a couple plotting to run away on their wedding day. It could be a dream, dreamt by both the bride and the groom, but that haunts them throughout their life. He leaves his wife for delivery after 7 months at her home and leaves for Delhi which is 2000 kms away. On reaching ...

A closed door came to her memory. She realized the turmoil that was brewing in her mind, but hardly knew that it had started some time now. The flowers that were kept in a flower vase were hostile to her. She remembered the loneliness in the evenings when, after leaving all her friends waiting alone for the bus . Her heart swelled with a whimper, and in a moment she could not control her sobs. She kept her face down on the pillow and started sobbing violently. The sooth...

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Canadayilninnoru Rajakumari : Collection of Short Stories

By: Harikumar Edasseri

Dr. Gourami’s Hospital is a delivery ward for fishes. The story deals with a motherless child of five and his sorrowing father, both of whom finds solace in the aquarium. The new born babies that swim in the tank give cue to Biju about his own mother who left him couple of years ago. The Sunflowers is the story of a boy who was destined to toil at the age of 17 in a far away city, i.e. Calcutta. He supports his mother as well as the family of her brother too. Though unwi...

After taking bath he got dressed up fast. Renu announced breakfast. He went to call his son Viju. He was standing in front of the aquarium, the same way he left him when he went to the bathroom. ‘What happened Viju?’ He asked. He didn’t say anything. He was just watching the newborn fish babies. He was thoughtful. Finally he asked: ‘Dad do these fish babies really get the smell of their mother in the water?’ ‘Yes dear, all living beings are like that. Children can re...

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Praise The Lord, Always : Novelette

By: Harikumar Edasseri

Story of an orphanage for girls, their miserable life under a warden. Finally the Church realize their folly and appoints a new warden, who is young and energetic. The reforms he made changed the atmosphere so drastically that the countenance of the inmates changes. The Church is happy with him, but then the new warden has his share of problems and the priest helps him solve it.

Sir, it is Jisy’s turn tonight. I came because she’s not well.’ ‘Turn?’ She nodded. ‘Turn for what?’ ‘Today is Tuesday, and it is her turn to come to you, Sir. The old Warden Sir had made it like that. Tuesday it is Jisy, Thursday me, Saturday Deepa and if in between he wants somebody he will tell it. ‘What for?’ The moment it was blurted out he understood the absurdity of his question. In a moment a lot of things rushed into his mind, like standing in front of a b...

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Solutions to Puzzling Inquiries about Real Islam

By: Mohammad Amin Sheikho; A. K. John Alias Al-Dayrani, Performer

Questions about Islam

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Interpretation of the Great Qur'an : Volume 4

By: Mohammad Amin Sheikho; A. K. John Alias Al-Dayrani, Performer

Lights of Descending & Realities of Meaning, Part (4) of the holy Qur'an

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A Moonlight Walk to Paradise

By: Frederick Fontanilla Jacob

“There are certain moments in an individual's life that makes them pause for a while and fall in a deep lost thought of sorting through their memories and picking out what they can assert as the “best day of their lives”. As same as everybody else, I too had quite a few good ones that I can decently share with people that I know of but the most memorable thought that I will never forget is during the time that I was in the company of a woman. Now, I know that most of...

"She began to smile as though the room was lit bright by her radiance and overtook the darkness that occupied the whole place! By now our hands were touching each other and intimately caressing, I on my part was slowly running the back of my hand to where a portion of the skin of her arm was showing. Lightly touching it with gentle strokes as though I was trying to feel its silky texture and was longing for more. I could see that she was not annoyed nor intimidated by...

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Interpretation of the Great Qur'an : Volume 2

By: Mohammad Amin Sheikho; A. K. John Alias Al-Dayrani, Performer

Lights of Descending & Realities of Meaning, Part (2) of the holy Qur'an

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The Wisdom Behind Circumcision

By: Mohammad Amin Sheikho; A. K. John Alias Al-Dayrani, Performer

“Five are of natural disposition, cutting (shaving) the pubic hair, circumcision, cutting the moustache, depilating the hair of the armpit and cutting the nails” (Of the sayings of the Prophet Mohammad 'cpth')

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The Wisdom behind Circumcision

By: Mohammad Amin Sheikho; A. K. John Alias Al-Dayrani, Performer

“Five are of natural disposition, cutting (shaving) the pubic hair, circumcision, cutting the moustache, depilating the hair of the armpit and cutting the nails” (Of the sayings of the Prophet Mohammad 'cpth')

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'Al'lah Is Greater' Be Kind to Animal

By: Mohammad Amin Sheikho; A. K. John Alias Al-Dayrani, Performer

New scientific medical discovery in Islamic method of (Animal slaughter) and without the use of any stunning method: Today we stand before the medical fact of pronouncing "in the Name of God, Allah is Greater" over slaughtered animal when slaughtering. It is mentioned in a unique scientific research project unveiled by a group of Professors, physicians and scientists. They have fought deadly germs through science, driving away the darkness of ignorance and superstitio...

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The Reality of Tamerlane the Great Appeavolume : Volume 2

By: Mohammad Amin Sheikho; A. K. John Alias Al-Dayrani, Performer

Studies in Islamic history

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Pages from the Eternal Glory : Volume 1

By: Mohammad Amin Sheikho; A. K. John Alias Al-Dayrani, Performer

The Life of the Great Humane Eminent Scholar Mohammad Amin Sheikho, Volume –1–

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