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The Alchemy of Happiness - three stories and a hybrid-essay
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,570. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2012 by infinity plus. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
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The Alchemy of Happiness: a triptych of stories rooted in Asian myth and legend, literary fantasy at its very best from the author of Red Dot Irreal. This volume also features a hybrid essay on the transformative power of speculative fiction, and a wide-ranging interview with the author. And as a special bonus, anyone who purchases a copy of this book gets a link to a free copy of Red Dot Irreal.
Inconsiderate inconsideration
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Price: Free! Words: 250. Language: British English. Published: March 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
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Inconsiderate inconsideration By Inad Vertently Jr. "a flock of words .... .... probably better as herds" Loosely in the category of: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs » Nature. :)
To the Angel of the Church in the Place Called America
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Price: Free! Words: 5,040. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2013. Category: Essay » Literature
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What would it be like if an angel of the Lord showed up in every church in America with a letter from God and said, "Read it!"? Do you think He would be pleased with us? Probably not. This 5000 word essay/booklet was given to the author in dreams. Does it really show what God thinks of us? Pastors, ministers, and evangelists will find it to be great food for thought and sermon material.
Freedom
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Price: Free! Words: 1,020. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2013. Category: Essay » Literature
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A very short story/ essay about the pressures of life. And how they effect a young person's mind.
The Man Rules
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,770. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
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For millenia, Men have tried to define what exactly it takes to be a Man. Finally, after decades of exhausting research (with a few bathroom breaks thrown in), John Puckett has created the essential guide to Being a Man. This book answers some of the burning questions of Manhood, including: - How can I become rich? - How can I win an argument with my wife? - Should I get a tattoo? And more!
Espejismo Fractal
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You set the price! Words: 24,830. Language: Spanish. Published: August 6, 2013. Category: Essay » Literature
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Lilia Morales y Mori nos invita a un apasionante viaje por los senderos de la literatura abordando con gran acierto diferentes estilos literarios: Poesía. Haikú. Tanka. Soneto. Décima. Cuento y Ensayo. Aunque la propuesta literaria abarca las inquietudes y sentimientos de los seres humanos. Es en el terreno de lo abstracto, del cosmos y del universo, el contexto en el que se fundamenta la obra.
Lost in the Desert (essay)
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Price: Free! Words: 2,280. Language: Australian English. Published: August 14, 2013. Category: Essay » Literature
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Sometimes in life you get through one grief when another is dumped on you, and it can feel like you are wandering through the desert unable to find the way out.
A Down by a Tomorrow
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Price: $7.98 USD. Words: 17,250. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
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An exciting, priescient and confirming book of poetry which might prove an impressive litany of prose from Mr. Allen. Exacting the theme, terms and scope of what is good-poetry in 90 poems of literary-verse. Vantaging ideas expanding on the tentatives of poetic, schematic and illustrative writing is found in 'A Down...'
The Saga of Peabody and Other True Life Adventures
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Price: Free! Words: 27,080. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Nature
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A wild raven learns to trust the author and her husband. A bat flies in to gently take moths from a child's fingers. A mother warbler perches on the author's thumb to feed its babies held in the palm of her hand. A foundling baby pack rat grows up with the family and is gradually returned to his natural home in the woods. These are just a few of the tales found within these pages.
Smiles, Tears And Heartbreaks
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,220. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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After my wife passed away I began to write in earnest. This industrious activity though quite therapeutic in helping me cope with the loss of my wife left me with a stack of essays and shorts pertaining to random happenings in my life. The stories have been intentionally left unarranged, like the random events that generated them. The reader is at liberty to enjoy or to trash accordingly.
My Poems
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Price: Free! Words: 1,290. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2014. Category: Essay » Literature
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These poems were written to express some thoughts, some emotions, and some stories.
Moon Landing
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Price: Free! Words: 520. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2014. Category: Essay » Literature
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Moon Landing is just one of many of my daily musings.
Chaotic
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Price: Free! Words: 340. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2014. Category: Essay » Sociology
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Another musing of mine. Am I living within society or is society living in me?
Cat-Fish & Fish-Cat
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Price: Free! Words: 4,300. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
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In this fourth in a collection of fourteen short stories by Abbie Joules, her brother Bendigo is befriended by a young calico cat on their east Texas farm. Together they explore an unlikely friendship with a farm pond catfish, a relationship of discovery that enriches and changes Ben's life.
Loose Beans From The "Coffee Can Chronicles"
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Series: Lost Story House Coffee and Stowbilly Essays, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,430. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
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These ultra-short essays were originally commissioned by a gourmet coffee company in Portland, Oregon. They were scheduled to appear on coffee can labels, but instead remained unpublished for ten years. The original Smashwords collection, "Coffee Can Chronicles", is also available for purchase. Brew up a pot of your favorite java and enjoy these short pieces while you drink it.
Two Poems for MH370
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Price: Free! Words: 710. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2014. Category: Essay » Literature
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Just two poems for MH370, written for the family of victims on board the Malaysian airline flight MH370, which went missing on 8.3.2014. The world prayed for them and many continue to follow the progress of the search for the missing air craft and its victims. Meanwhile, grieving family members and friends continue to go through the agony and suffering of this tragic loss.
She Picks
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Price: Free! Words: 180. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
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She picks her nose. She enjoys it.
A Rainy Day Reader: 100 Poems for Your Enjoyment
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,920. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Poetry » African Poetry
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A RAINY DAY READER contains 100 poems by Stan Paregien. The poems range from the serious to the hillariously funny, from those with an academic bent to those with little redeeming social value (except for a smile or two). Great for that rainy day read. Poems include "N. Scott Momaday: A Literary Legend," "Had Any Lately?," "My Banker Ain't No Friend of Mine," "Cat Heaven," & "Smart Pills."
The Parable of Harry Potter & The Prisoner of Azkaban
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Series: The Parable of Harry Potter, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,850. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014 by Hickey's Books. Category: Essay » Literature
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The Parable of Harry Potter, by Nicole L. Rivera addresses each of the seven books of Harry’s story as guides to exploring life’s deepest truths. Discover wisdom about friendship, courage, loyalty, and love from the Boy-Who-Lived and his magical friends. The Parable of Harry Potter & The Prisoner of Azkaban is the third in a series of seven, one for each of the Harry Potter books.
Verses
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Price: Free! Words: 2,540. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014. Category: Essay » Literature
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"Verses" is a collection of short poems for the young and the young at heart who are on this quest called life in the hopes of finding some meaning.