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  • Audiobook

    Without Merit

    A Novel

    Narrated by Candace Thaxton ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 13 min

    From Colleen Hoover, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of It Ends With Us, comes a moving and haunting novel of family, love, and the power of the truth.Not every mistake deserves a consequence. Sometimes the only thing it deserves is forgiveness.The Voss family is anything but normal. They live in a repurposed church, newly baptized Dollar Voss. The once cancer-stricken mother lives in the ... Read more

    $23.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

  • Without Merit

    A Novel

    From Colleen Hoover, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of It Ends With Us, comes a moving and haunting novel of family, love, and the power of the truth.Not every mistake deserves a consequence. Sometimes the only thing it deserves is forgiveness.The Voss family is anything but normal. They live in a repurposed church, newly baptized Dollar Voss. The once cancer-stricken mother lives in the ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • How to Work for an Idiot, Revised and Expanded with More Idiots, More Insanity, and More Incompetency

    Survive and Thrive Without Killing Your Boss

    by John Hoover ...
    Was it a typo when the CEO mandated that the organization “institutionalize incompetents”? If not, how did the company wind up institutionalizing incompetence instead? How to Work for an Idiot is still the confessions of a recovering Idiot Boss. After decades of writing and consulting, Dr. Hoover finally realized that many of the people he kept trying to “energize” and “enlighten” were, well, ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Milk Without Honey

    by Lorene Hoover ...
    A story about perseverance and the heedless cycle of poverty as a young Iowa farm girl witnesses the loss of her family's land and the potential disintegration of her family during the troubled years of the Great Depression.Young Ruth Ann is bewildered when her parents lose their land and the bungalow she grew up in, sending her parents from one rented farmhouse to the next in hopes of finding a ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Merit

    The History of a Founding Ideal from the American Revolution to the Twenty-First Century

    by Joseph Kett ...
    series American Institutions and Society
    The idea that citizens’ advancement should depend exclusively on merit, on qualities that deserve reward rather than on bloodlines or wire-pulling, was among the Founding ideals of the American republic, Joseph F. Kett argues in this provocative and engaging book. Merit’s history, he contends, is best understood within the context of its often conflicting interaction with the other ideals of the ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Misconceiving Merit

    Paradoxes of Excellence and Devotion in Academic Science and Engineering

    An incisive study showing how cultural ideas of merit in academic science produce unfair and unequal outcomes.In Misconceiving Merit, sociologists Mary Blair-Loy and Erin A. Cech uncover the cultural foundations of a paradox. On one hand, academic science, engineering, and math revere meritocracy, a system that recognizes and rewards those with the greatest talent and dedication. At the same time, ... Read more

    $19.99 USD

  • The Sins of Severac Bablon: "There is no merit in a special talent unless its exercise is of use to others"

    by Sax Rohmer ...
    Sax Rohmer was born on February 15th, 1883 as Arthur Henry Sarsfield in Birmingham to working class parents. Rohmer started his career as a civil servant but soon had ambitions to write full time. Not content with just fiction he wrote poetry, songs as well as comedy sketches for music hall performers. From these varied beginnings he reinvented himself as Sax Rohmer. He first published in 1903, ... Read more

    $3.99 USD

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  • The Foliage of Life: From Seed to Son and to a People

    The Foliage of Life is a book that dwells on all that makes life meet God’s expectation. It reveals the pattern of life’s growth and the role and responsibility required to fulfill destiny. It deals with the subject matter of life because as a tree, life is a process. As growth is a process so also is destiny a process because destiny grows to maturity as a tree does. The tree does not rise to ... Read more

    $0.99 USD

  • The Myth of Bureaucratic Neutrality

    An Examination of Merit and Representation

    In a system discredited by political corruption, the notion of ‘bureaucratic neutrality’ was presented during the Progressive era as strategy to restore legitimacy in government. However, bureaucratic neutrality also served as a barrier to equity in government. This book argues that neutrality is a myth that has been used as a means to oppress marginalized communities, largely disconnected from ... Read more

    $22.99 USD

  • The Strangest Spiritual Secret

    Your merit will make you a living... God's mercy will make you a life!

    by Tommy Boland ...
    The product of more than twenty years of Bible study, The Strangest Spiritual Secret provides the key that unlocks the door leading to living life in view of God’s mercy rather than your merit. Living in view of your merit will make you a living, but living in view of God’s mercy will make you a life that is marked by significance, meaning, purpose, and real joy.Tommy Boland discovered from ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • Chinese Immigration and Australian Politics

    A Critical Analysis on a Merit-Based Immigration System

    by Jia Gao ...
    This book analyses how an increasing number of new Chinese migrants have integrated into Australian society and added a new dimension to Australian domestic politics as a result of Australia’s merit-based immigration system and its shift towards Asia. These policies have helped Australia sustain its growth without a recession for decades, but have also slowly changed established patterns in the ... Read more

    $71.99 USD

  • Merit and Moses

    A Critique of the Klinean Doctrine of Republication

    What did writers in the Reformed tradition mean by suggesting that the Covenant of Works with Adam has been republished in the Mosaic Covenant? Not all forms of this doctrine of "republication" are the same. Merit and Moses is a critical evaluation of a particular version of the republication doctrine--one formulated by Meredith G. Kline and espoused in The Law Is Not of Faith (2009). At the heart ... Read more

    $15.99 USD