Friday, 2 August 2013

Orangeberry FreeMe #393

Orangeberry FreeMe #393

Orangeberry FreeMe

Friday, 2nd August 2013

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The Last Seminarian - RM Damato

Amazon Kindle US

Amazon Kindle UK

Genre - Science Fiction

Rating - PG

4.0 (1 reviews)

Free until 6 August 2013

The year is 2040. Facing the threat of a viral pandemic, four friends will unite for an extraordinary reunion. Within an orbiting virtual world, the former seminarians will confront personal demons, while sharing ideas about the meaning of life, friendship, and love—including the existence of god. Can they return to Earth before the plague makes it impossible?

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Soul Symbol - Jeremy Kent

Amazon Kindle US

Amazon Kindle UK

Genre - Spiritual

Rating - PG

5 (4 reviews)

Free until 4 August 2013

Dr. Jeff Handling is a typical doctor with a modest medical practice and a loving family until the shocking diagnosis of prostate cancer changes his world. His illness compels him to question his long held beliefs on medicine and spirituality. Vivid, unsettling dreams awaken him to the fact that he is spiritually adrift. As he tentatively sets a new spiritual course, he discovers the latest scientific studies on dreams, evolution and symbolism. Guided by various life teachers on a path, which takes him from a camel bazaar in Egypt to the mountains of Nicaragua, he rediscovers his life’s purpose. Using his medical knowledge, he uncovers the true power of symbols and a revelation that could change our spiritual world.

My Name is Miriam - Yona Levy Grosman

Amazon Kindle US

Amazon Kindle UK

Genre - Children

Rating - G

4.9 (21 reviews)

Free until 6 August 2013

This is a magic story about Miriam, the sister of Moses. Some people call her Maria or Mary, but this is the girl who was named Miriam for the first time ever.
Through the life of Miriam, we learn how a little girl changed her bitter fate as a slave and in doing so she changed the destiny of the whole slave nation, the Hebrew Nation.
Like every historic event, the exodus of the children of Israel from Egypt began with a small human heroism.
The Bible is an infinite source of inspiration for many writers throughout generations.
A good literature for children deals with the basic questions about life in a funny way.
This is a mighty story, for kids, about the power of love, patience and study.
This children's book has been written with humor and is suitable for all ages.
Excellent for Summer Reading

Soul Meaning - A. D. Starrling

Amazon Kindle US

Amazon Kindle UK

Genre - Fantasy

Rating - PG

4.6 (10 reviews)

Free until 3 August 2013

‘My name is Lucas Soul.
Today, I died again.
This is my fifteenth death in the last four hundred and fifty years.’
The Crovirs and the Bastians. Two races of immortals who have lived side by side with humans for millennia and been engaged in a bloody war since the very dawn of their existence. With the capacity to survive up to sixteen deaths, it was not until the late fourteenth century that they reached an uneasy truce, following a deadly plague that wiped out more than half of their numbers and made the majority of survivors infertile.
Soul is an outcast of both immortal societies. Born of a Bastian mother and a Crovir father, a half breed whose very existence is abhorred by the two races, he spends the first three hundred and fifty years of his life being chased and killed by the Hunters.
One fall night in Boston, the Hunt starts again, resulting in Soul’s fifteenth death and triggering a chain of events that sends him on the run with Reid Hasley, a former US Marine and his human business partner of ten years. When a lead takes them to Washington DC and a biotechnology company with affiliations to the Crovirs, they cross the Atlantic to Europe, on the trail of a French scientist whose research seems intrinsically linked to the reason why the Hunters are after Soul again.
From Paris to Prague, their search for answers will lead them deep into the immortal societies and bring them face to face with someone from Soul’s past. Shocking secrets are uncovered and fresh allies come to the fore as they attempt to put a stop to a new and terrifying threat to both immortals and humans.
Time is running out for Soul. Can he get to the truth before his seventeenth death, protect the ones he loves and prevent another immortal war?

Accountability Leadership - Di Worrall

Amazon Kindle US

Amazon Kindle UK

Genre - Business

Rating - G

5 (6 reviews)

Free until 4 August 2013

Accountability Leadership Saves Tech Company

In 2005, HCL Technologies was in trouble.

The Delhi-based IT firm was losing market share, as competitors grew by 50% annually.

By 2009, HCL’s president, Vineet Nayar had turned the company around, nearly tripling annual revenues and doubling market capitalisation despite the recession.

Nayar accomplished all this through a top-down culture of accountability, beginning with the leadership qualities of himself—the CEO—and other senior managers.

The Rules Of Accountability Have Changed

Great business leaders understand that acceptance of greater personal accountability and responsibility leads organisations back on the path to success.

But with the evolving nature of 21st century business, the practical steps that go into creating a high performance culture of accountability have become more muddled than ever.

Many organisations have seen temporary improvements, implementing traditional systems of accountability in an attempt to drive high performance in the workplace—only to quickly revert back to their old ways, or worse.

Accountability Leadership Will Teach You:

  • What it really takes to lead a high performance culture of accountability
  • Why so many of today’s employees avoid personal accountability and responsibility like the plague, and how to reverse that trend
  • How to sustain great performance through inspiring feedback, feed-forward and follow-through
  • What an accountability plan is, how to create one, and why it’s considered the “secret weapon” behind successful business transformation

Filled with real world case studies and straightforward, easy to digest research, Accountability Leadership offers practical solutions that are direct, engaging, fast, cost-effective, proven, and easy to implement...

Immediate, Concrete Solutions You’ll Take Away From This Book Include:

  • How to transform the “dark side” of accountability into a positive force for change
  • Why carrots and sticks no longer work—and what they’ve been replaced with
  • How to create compelling consequences that inspire people to perform at their best, and achieve the ultra productive workstate known as “flow”
  • Crack the code of high accountability conversations, turning confrontation into a productive and positive opportunity

Accountability Leadership Also Sheds Light On Topics Like...

  • How negativity bias covertly sabotages your feedback loop with your employees
  • The optimal ratio for positive to negative comments in feedback
  • The right amount of autonomy to give employees—without overdoing it
  • What lack of recognition is really doing to your workforce (hint: it’s staggering)
  • The surprising biochemical effect of praise, and why it cannot fail

Plus, You’ll Also Receive A Special Bonus

Reader’s can claim an exclusive 20-minute podcast interview with top-rated thought leader Marshall Goldsmith, sharing his powerful experiences and groundbreaking ideas on coaching for accountability leadership—absolutely free.

A Personal Message From The Author

Accountability is arguably the number-one issue that makes or breaks leadership performance today. Yet most of us were never taught this critical skill—not by our parents, teachers or business leaders.

The good news is, accountability can be coached.

The ideas in this book draw from extensive research and 25 years experience working with executives to improve performance through high accountability.

These ideas work.

Learn more about the missing link between high performance and accountability now by using the Look Inside feature on the upper left side of this page.

The Assumption of Guilt - Amanda Tru

Amazon Kindle US

Amazon Kindle UK

Genre - Christian Romantic Suspense

Rating - PG

4.7 (11 reviews)

Free until 4 August 2013

Nobody stops to think what it would be like to be arrested. That just doesn’t happen to normal people, right?
When a major theft happens at a party she’s attending, Sophie James finds herself the prime suspect. Has she been framed or was she just in the wrong place at the wrong time? Now Sophie must convince the police, along with her cop boyfriend, that she’s innocent. With no record, no motive, and no evidence, that shouldn’t be difficult.
Then why does no one seem to believe her?

Children of Time - Eric R. Johnston

Amazon Kindle US

Amazon Kindle UK

Genre - Fantasy

Rating - PG13

4.9 (9 reviews)

Free until 3 August 2013

Shawna McCullough is enjoying a quiet evening with a book when her six-year-old daughter, Alexis, awakens and talks of dreaming about her own death, describing it in vivid detail. They fall asleep next to each other, but when Shawna wakes up just after midnight, instead of her daughter, she discovers a strange man in her bed. She also now has two daughters, neither of them Alexis, and she’s nine months pregnant.
This is only the beginning of the strangeness as she discovers the man is just as confused as she is. He is Mark LaValley, a police officer who claims to have been killed in this same house years earlier while answering a domestic dispute between her and her husband, a dispute that led to his death. Except in this reality, he is no longer a police officer but a substitute teacher.
It isn’t long before Shawna and Mark realize they have been entrusted with guarding “the children of time,” as a demon known as Zuriz Falcon, who has been exiled to another realm, sends his henchman to kidnap the girls, including the one she’s pregnant with. Only with the powers of these three “children” and that of a collection of unique books can Falcon be released from the dark realm to unleash his evil upon the world.

The end - Dave Lacey

Amazon Kindle US

Amazon Kindle UK

Genre - Thriller

Rating - PG13

4.3 (10 reviews)

Free until 4 August 2013

1965 South East Mexico. A discovery is made near Tortuguero Nuevo, an artefact which points toward a future event. It is coming.
In the present day, Jack Sumner and Nick Moretti, two detectives either side of the Atlantic, both drawn into a string of murders which are linked by a common goal. To hide the truth.
The two separate lines of investigation begin to draw to a conclusion. Slowly they are nearing the truth.
It is coming. When The End comes, fate leaves one man with the key to salvation.

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Books Sold - 6 Nov 2011 to 31 May 2012

Some of you have asked me for my total number of books sold to evaluate KDP Select so here it is. Bear in mind, that results will vary based on genre and author. Good luck and remember, Keep Moving Forward.

Total - 120,836

1. Excuse Me, My Brains Have Stepped Out
Amazon Kindle - 42,559
Paperback -
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2. Frequent Traveller
Amazon Kindle - 35277
Paperback -
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3. Dora's Essentials - Books, Blogs & Smiles 1
Amazon Kindle - 462
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4. Mirror Me Martha (Short Story)
Amazon Kindle - 281
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5. Drive On Hope (Short Story)
Amazon Kindle - 190
Smashwords -

6. Blog-A-Licious Directory 2012
Amazon Kindle - 1
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7. Pandora's Reading Room 1
Amazon Kindle -
Paperback - N/A

8. The Cat That Barked (Short Story)
Amazon Kindle -

9. Dora's Essentials - Examining Anxiety
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10. Dora's Essentials - Books, Blogs & Smiles 2
Amazon Kindle -

11. Elevenses from Around the World
Amazon Kindle -

12. Genetically Modified Foods vs. Sustainability
Amazon Kindle -

Blog-A-Licius - Sherbet Blossom

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Dealightfully Frugal

Blog-A-Licious - The Few, The Proud, The Wife

Blog-A-Licious

My Soul Slippers

Blog-A-Licous - Textbook Mommy

Blog-A-Licious - Blue Frogs Legs

Blog-A-Licious - Pretty All True

Pretty All True

Blog-A-Licious - tbaoo

tbaoo

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Blog-A-Licious - The Invisible Art

Blog-A-Licious - Rediscovering Domesticity

Rediscovering Domesticity

Blog-A-Licious - Quiver Full

Blog-A-Licious - Cori's Big Mouth

Blog-A-Licious - Great Fun

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Blog-A-Licious - Busy Wife

Blog-A-Licious - Steps To Happiness

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Blog-A-Licious - Toby & Max


Blog-A-Licious - Amelie

Raising Amelie

Blog-A-Licious - Peas In A Pod

Blog-A-Licious - Riley

Blognostics - Poetry

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My Awards - September 2010

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