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  • Negative Space: A Collection of Short Stories

    by Steve DeGroof

    "Bugged": Patrick has a bug problem. - "Smith": Peter has a special set of skills. Too bad they’re someone else’s. - "Digits": Amethyst couldn’t care less about the Crystal Numbers. She just wants to go home. - "Heading Home": Inzhu was banished from her village, for being a teenager. - "Stranger": When you talk to strangers in grocery store parking lots, you never know what you’re in for. - "Life ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • Hex Code: A Collection of Short Stories

    by Steve DeGroof

    “Edge Condition”: Jacob’s new house is haunted, but at least the listing price was low. “Cold Comfort”: Dani talks to angels, or possible something entirely different. “Hex Code”: The world was finally free of mages, except for one. “Hat Trick”: Astrid is caught between two worlds, and can’t locate her sister. “Malice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore”: It’s impossible for anyone to commit an act of ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • First Lines

    by Steve DeGroof

    "Crabtree Confidential" - Your typical noir whodunnit set in an artificial reality * "Control Issues" - Universal remotes ain't what they used to be * "Dead To Rights" - The zombies are back, and they brought their lawyers * "Bearing Gifts" - Someone or something has given humanity everything they could want... almost * "First Lines" - Temporal Auditing's on the trail of a multi-timeline serial ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • Rogue

    by Steve DeGroof

    A quirky, twisty scifi/adventure/romcom set in space. Canterbury is one of thousands of ships wandering interstellar space. Life on board is quiet, stable, regimented, stagnant. Siblings Kendal and Rowan are bright, imaginative and adventurous. Kendal routinely takes “shortcuts” by leaping out of airlocks. Rowan snoops through Canterbury’s restricted Archives, looking for ancient conspiracies. In ... Read more

    $3.98 USD

  • Paths Less Traveled - A Collection of Short Stories

    by Steve DeGroof

    "Hack and Slash": The robot uprising happened over a fortnight. - "Dead Sexy": Two rules about vampire lap dances: 1: No hands. 2: No teeth. - "Gaia": The Champlain investigates a hostile planet. A really hostile planet. - "Adrift": Hannah has a habit of drifting sideways through time. - "Paths Less Traveled": Harper's standing at the crossroads of life, afraid to take another step. - "Admissions" ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • Dandelion Seeds

    by Steve DeGroof

    Dandelion Seeds: Karen Durning finds herself captain of a spaceship containing the last remnants of humanity: 500 nerds and one insane A.I. * Flesh and Blood: A super-intelligent A.I. refuses to do anything useful until it gets a precise definition of “harm”. * Temp Work: Retrieving artifacts from the past is tough work, but the hours are good. * Scaled Down: Dragons suddenly show up out of ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • Scatter Plot

    by Steve DeGroof

    A Hole in the Sky - Things are looking up... with telescopes. Book Keepers - Librarians rule! No, seriously, they rule. Batterie de Cuisine - Aliens would like to have humans for dinner. Cat Flap - The problems involved in living with a hyperdimensional cat. Invasive Species - Alien brain parasites have invaded. No one's above suspicion. Feedback Loop - The robots killed us all off, then felt a ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • From the Basement to the Dome

    How MITs Unique Culture Created a Thriving Entrepreneurial Community

    by Jean-Jacques Degroof and 1 more

    How a bottom-up problem-solving ethos, multidisciplinary approach, and experimental mindset has nurtured entrepreneurship at MIT.MIT is world-famous as a launching pad for entrepreneurs. MIT alumni have founded at least 30,000 active companies, employing an estimated 4.6 million people, with revenues of approximately $1.9 trillion. In the 2010s, twenty to thirty ventures were spun off each year to ... Read more

    $18.99 USD

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  • Waiter Rant

    Thanks for the Tip--Confessions of a Cynical Waiter

    by Steve Dublanica

    According to The Waiter, eighty percent of customers are nice people just looking for something to eat. The remaining twenty percent, however, are socially maladjusted psychopaths. Waiter Rant offers the server's unique point of view, replete with tales of customer stupidity, arrogant misbehavior, and unseen bits of human grace transpiring in the most unlikely places. Through outrageous stories, ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • Steve Jobs: The Man Who Thought Different

    A Biography

    by Karen Blumenthal

    A riveting biography of the groundbreaking innovator who was a giant in the worlds of computing, music, filmmaking, design, smart phones, and more. A finalist for the YALSA Excellence in Nonfiction Award!"Your time is limited. . . . have the courage to follow your heart and intuition." —Steve JobsFrom the start, his path was never predictable. Steve Jobs was given up for adoption at birth, dropped ... Read more

    $8.72 USD

  • Directorate S

    The C.I.A. and America's Secret Wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan

    by Steve Coll

    **Winner of the 2018 National Book Critics Circle Award for NonfictionLonglisted for the 2018 National Book Award for NonfictionFrom the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Ghost Wars, the epic and enthralling story of America's intelligence, military, and diplomatic efforts to defeat Al Qaeda and the Taliban in Afghanistan and Pakistan since 9/11**Prior to 9/11, the United States had been carrying ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Fringe-ology

    How I Tried to Explain Away the Unexplainable-And Couldn't

    by Steve Volk

    “Fringe-Ologybrings a poet’s eye to the frayed edges between the known and unknown, beliefand skepticism. . . . A dive into the paranormal even a hardcore skeptic like myselfcan enjoy.” —Mat Johnson, author of PymTakea strange and unsettling trip into the heart of the paranormal universe asjournalist Steve Volk tries to answer some of the most fundamental questions atthe heart of human existence. ... Read more

    $9.49 USD