The Prism of Life

The Prism of Life

Note: This book is available in English and Chinese. Synopsis 本書簡介 What is the purpose of my life? If you have begun asking this question, you are ready to embark on your spiritual journey; you are ready for your spiritual awakening. The Prism of Life contains passages channeled directly through the Akashic Records, to help you find your purpose in life. 我人生目的是什麼? 若你開始思考這問題,你已準備好展開你生命的靈性之旅;你已準備好迎接靈性上覺醒。<生命的稜鏡>,乃透過直接聯繫上阿卡西記錄接收得來,冀能幫助你找到人生目的。 Metadata Imprint: Signal 8 Press Publication date: October 04, 2014 Print edition: 5 x 8 perfect bound trade paperback Page count: 136 ISBN: 978-988-12197-4-9 (English) / 978-988-12197-8-7 (Chinese) Price (paper): US$12.95 / HK$120 E-book formats: ePub, Kindle Word count: 8,200 (English) / 11,600 (Chinese) Price (e-book): US$2.99   Buy 买 English: Amazon: USA, UK, India Barnes & Noble Flipkart Smashwords iBooks Store Book Depository 中文: Smashwords iBooks Store   Blurbs “Ansh Das’s The Prism of Life is a stairway to the clouds of enlightenment by counselling the reader to embrace life wholesomely.”  – Khaled Talib, author of The Little Book of Muses. “Ansh Das’s The Prism of Life is a joy to read. The beauty of his words, the wisdom, and the insight that speak to the soul are guaranteed to delight, inspire, and give cause for pause. Das has an amazing ability to hone in on the struggles and rewards that come with living a life. He brings meaning and hope to a world that is moving too fast, inviting time to ponder, and find peace and gratitude in our very existence. I highly recommend this book. You will read and reread it.” – Gale West, Akashic Records Teacher and Healer Nandhini’s Book Reviews Ansh Das 所著《生命的稜鏡》,如通往啟竅雲端的階梯,輔導讀者真誠擁抱生命。 – 《The Little Book of Muses》作者Khaled Talib Ansh Das 的《生命的稜鏡》令人愛不釋手。其言語的美麗,蘊藏的智慧及洞察力正呼喚著每一個靈魂,這書保證激勵及安撫心靈,兼能使人有所反思。他對人與生俱來的奮鬥和收獲獨具見解。他為這走得太快的世界注入意義和希望,引導我們反思生命、尋找平安及感恩。我強烈推薦這本書。你必會一讀再讀。 – Gale West,阿卡西紀錄導師及治療師   Join The Prism of Life community Website: www.theprismoflife.com   Author Bio Ansh Das (better known as AD) is an IT nerd in the morning, an author by noon, an activist in the evening, and a healer by night. That sequence may change a few times in any direction during the course of the day. He is from India and lives in Hong Kong.  ...

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Starr College Guide: An Asian’s Guide to the Ivy League and America’s Top Universities

Starr College Guide: An Asian’s Guide to the Ivy League and America’s Top Universities

Synopsis Based on exclusive interviews with 115 students, alumni, and admissions chairs from America’s top colleges, Starr College Guide is a college guide and admissions manual to the Ivy League and other elite American schools. The interviewees, most of whom are from Greater China and the Asia-Pacific region, personalize the college experience for Asian students and their families around the world, and they share their own strategies and secrets for getting admitted. The admissions section of this book contains very clear-cut advice straight from regional admissions personnel from Yale, Penn and Brown. This part of the book details the scores needed for acceptance and tells how to build resumes and stories tailor-made for each university. In addition, this book highlights the career paths graduates are likely to embark on after graduation. Featuring practical admissions strategies and real-life success stories, Starr College Guide is a must for any student from Asia who wants to gain an advantage in the Ivy League admissions process. Metadata Publication date: September 12, 2014 Print edition: TBC Page count: TBC ISBN: 978-988-12196-2-6 Price (paper): US$24.95, HK$200 E-book formats: ePub, Kindle, PDF Word count: 107,000 eISBN: 978-988-12196-6-4 Price (e-book): US$9.99 Blurbs Starr College Guide provides useful information and insights to students who plan to apply for competitive universities in the U.S. Starr’s advice is candid and sometimes surprising. Ever since I have known Starr, I have been very impressed by his passion for education, and he truly embodies what an Ivy League education is all about. By interviewing 115 students and alumni of top U.S. universities, he has done extensive and meticulous research in writing this book. I am sure readers will be enlightened and inspired.     — Jeff Sze, Political Assistant to Secretary for Education (HKSAR Government) and Stanford Club of Hong Kong Officer Informative, highly readable, and comprehensive — what more can one ask for in a guide to leading US universities? Starr Lam’s book is shot through with thought-provoking facts and opinions that provide a very clear flavor for each school and the types of students who would thrive in them. As both a writer and parent of an aspiring high schooler, I highly recommend this book.     — Phillip Y Kim, author of Nothing Gained A comprehensive, well-researched guide that is a must-read for any aspiring student. Starr Lam’s insights and observations are thoughtfully shared and articulated, backed up with solid research. Read this book before even thinking of applying — anywhere. — Maseena Ziegler, author of Ladies who Launch in Hong Kong and Harvard Kennedy School alumna Superb Starr, superstar!  What a wonderful guidebook for students who want to get a place in the Ivy League! The information provided in this...

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Summer of the Long Knives

Summer of the Long Knives

Synopsis After an attack by a band of roving Nazi Brownshirts, Lisel Ganz, an artist’s model in Berlin, suffers brain damage that gives her psychic powers. Taking refuge in the home of artist Albert Entrater, Lisel meets Konrad, a Catholic priest secretly involved in a plot to assassinate Hitler. Lisel preempts the plan when she is escorted by her SS officer fiancé to the Chancellery garden where she shoots Hitler at point blank range. Albert Entrater escapes to NYC where he learns about the altered political reality in Germany, and in a feverish City odyssey, sees both Konrad and Lisel again. Safe in his brother’s NY home, Albert is an unconscious survivor — as are all who read the story. A coda reveals that 3 decades later, in 1964, Albert Entrater and Dr. Anne Frank Koestler, another more famous survivor, are mutual admirers of each other’s creative work. Metadata Publication date: Sept. 22, 2014 Print edition: 5 x 8 perfect bound trade paperback Page count: 192 ISBN: 978-988-12196-9-5 Price (paper): US$16.95 E-book formats: ePub, Kindle, PDF Word count: 42,000 eISBN: 978-988-12196-5-7 Price (e-book): US$6.99 Blurbs The Summer of the Long Knives packs so much into a short space. The background of 1930s Berlin creates depth, the characters’ colour, the plot style, and excitement. L.B. handles all of her elements very nicely indeed. –Iain Pears,English art historian, journalist, author ofAn Instance of the Fingerpost, The Dream of Scipio, The Portrait, and Stone’s Fall I was so caught up in The Summer of the Long Knives that I read it like a thriller, while being imaginatively influenced by it like a dream. I was delighted by the sureness of tone and familiarity with the facts, by the subtlety of the characterization – and especially by Lisel’s character development – and by the pattern of poetic images that accumulated just in the tail of one’s eye, so to speak. Also, the marvellous historical imagination. It was more serious, in the best sense, than almost every other contemporary novel I’ve read. I’ve almost given up reading contemporary novels for that reason – they have no moral depth, no interest beside the confirmation of whatever nasty little compromises one had made in one’s own life. But The Summer of the Long Knives, without any preaching, and in the lightest, more ironical way, really hits the great and terrible issues of our time. The novel is also an extraordinary experiment in what George Steiner has called alternity: for Bassen, time has a complex geometry in which alternative branches of it can morally influence each other. So the novel also has a philosophical depth that makes it unusual. – Frederick Turner, Founders Professor of Arts and...

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Speaking in Forked Tongues

Speaking in Forked Tongues

Synopsis Bren Barran is a normal guy in most ways. All he really wants is a sweet girlfriend and enough time and money to play videogames, but his job keeps getting in the way. After all, opening trans-dimensional gates to hell and summoning demons for money isn’t the sort of thing that you can leave at the office when the clock hits five. Even so, he’s doing all right until someone (or something) starts making people in his line of work disappear. With nothing in his corner except for his job skills, a few friends in low places, and a good head on his shoulders, Bren’s got to do everything he can to figure out what’s going on before all hell breaks loose (literally) and he ends up dead… or much, much worse. Metadata Publication date: April 22, 2014 E-book formats: ePub, Kindle, PDF Word count: 75,000 eISBN: 978-988-12195-0-3 Price (e-book): US$6.99 Print edition: 5” x 8” perfect bound Page count: 306 ISBN: 978-988-12196-1-9 Price (paper): US$16.95 Blurbs Malcolm’s Round Table Author bio Brad Gallaway is a happily married man and father of two, currently living in Seattle. When not parenting, he’s the editor of Gamecritics.com and has been a published videogame reviewer for over 13 years. He also blogs regularly at DrinkingCoffeecola.blogspot.com, and in the few minutes of downtime he manages to find every so often, he cooks upside-down cinnamon salmon. He also knows that Han really shot first and that a correctly timed greatsword swing can knock a Rathalos out of the skies, and he still collects Transformers. Here is an account of how this book was written. Follow him on Twitter: @BradGallaway Buy E-books: Amazon Smashwords Paperback: Amazon...

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How Does One Dress to Buy Dragonfruit?

How Does One Dress to Buy Dragonfruit?

Synopsis In this collection, twenty-six women reveal the truth about expatriate life in modern East Asia through original works of memoir and creative non-fiction. Their experiences are varied and unique, demonstrating that expat women’s lives go far beyond the stereotypical. The writers hail from a dozen different countries and walks of life. Some are well-known; others are fresh voices adding nuance to the expat conversation. Through deeply personal accounts, they explore what they have learned about themselves and the world through their lives abroad. Together, they create a portrait of the modern expatriate experience that will both resonate and inspire. With contributions by… Shannon Dunlap Dorcas Cheng-Tozun Neha Mehta Jennifer S. Deayton Pamela Beere Briggs Kaitlin Solimine Jenna Lynn Cody Sharon Brown Suzanne Kamata Stephanie Han Eva Cohen Barbara Craven Michelle Borok Christine Tan Catherine Rose Torres Jocelyn Eikenburg India Harris Saffron Marchant Philippa Ramsden Nicola Chilton Edna Zhou Susan Blumberg-Kason Leza Lewitz Ember Swift Coco Richter Kathryn Hummel Shannon Young (editor) Metadata Imprint: Signal 8 Press Publication date: June 10, 2014 Print edition: 5.5″ x 8.5″ perfect bound trade paperback Page count: 324 ISBN: 978-988-12195-2-7 Price (paper): US$18.95 E-book formats: ePub, Kindle, PDF Word count: 97,000 eISBN: 978-988-12195-6-5 Price (e-book): US$9.99 Blurbs “How Does One Dress to Buy Dragonfruit is an eclectic, soulful collection of stories by badass women who have adventured far out of their comfort zones. Full of candid observations about travel, language, food, self and other, it’s a book for anyone who has ever felt peripheral, upside down, culturally shocked or inspired. In other words, a book for all of us.” — Rachel DeWoskin, author of Foreign Babes in Beijing, Repeat After Me, Big Girl Small, and Blind. “A unique and inspiring collection of voices that calls up all the wonder, fascination, challenges, disorientation, and delights faced by women expats throughout Asia. I was moved by the breadth of experiences included in this anthology at the same time that I fell in love with one thread running throughout: how the expatriate journey takes us away from ourselves and then ultimately delivers us back, richer, wiser, and even more aware of how our own identities fit within our wide, wide world.” — Tracy Slater, author of The Good Shufu: A Wife in Search of a Life Between East and West Buy Ebook: Amazon Smashwords Barnes & Noble Apple Paperback:  Amazon Barnes & Noble Flyer   To download the PDF version, click here.  ...

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