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The Secret Truth About Santa by Samuel St Nicholas
Price: $5.98 USD. Words: 14,210. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Essay » Literature
There are historical truths about the St. Nicholas family which are the root foundations to the myths and legends surrounding St. Nicholas and Santa Claus. In these pages I have attempted to explain as much as I can about my immediate family, clan, the Antares tribe, and how we have worked for the betterment of humanity for over 1,300 years.
Über die Existenz der Empfindung in den Köpfen und Rümpfen der Geköpften: Eine medizinische Untersuchung aus dem Jahr 1808 by EXOT
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,270. Language: German. Published: December 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine, Essay » Literature
Schon zu Lebzeiten war Franz von Paula Gruithuisen (1774-1852) ein umstrittener Arzt, Astronom und Rundumgelehrter, der ein Buch über die Bauwerke der Mondbewohner vorgelegt hatte, über das ganz Europa lachte. Zuvor war Gruithuisen aber einer ganz anderen – und zu seiner Zeit heiß diskutierten – Frage nachgegangen: Was geht eigentlich in einem abgeschlagenen Kopf so vor sich?
EXOT #16. Zeitschrift für komische Literatur by EXOT
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 23,590. Language: German. Published: December 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Essay » Literature
Oh, du Feuchtfröhliche! In der Winterausgabe flocken aus EXOT wieder einmal 128 Seiten geistreicher Geschichten, genialer Gedichte und gnädiger Gemeinheiten, sorgsam gemästet mit vielerlei Grafiken, Gomix und Gartoons. Vom Himmel hoch kommt diesmal die Covermalerei, nämlich von der just preisgekrönten Nadia Budde (Hans-Meid-Preis 2013 für Buchgrafik und Buchillustration).
Tales from a hill station by Karlo Marko Altomonte
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 81,760. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Essay » Literature
A narration of my experiences as a resident of Baguio and an expression of my views on art, culture, politics and life in general in the new millennium in what was once known as the most beautiful hill station in Asia.
An Academic View of World War Two by Carol Mck
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,830. Language: British English. Published: December 17, 2013 by Live Print. Categories: Essay » Political, Essay » Literature
When looking at World War Two, few people see the peoples war behind the smoke screen of military strategy. In these four Essays we evaluate just what the peoples war was and how it came to be.
Jack Kirby. El cuarto demiurgo by José Manuel Uría
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 68,620. Language: Spanish. Published: December 16, 2013 by Sportula. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Essay » Literature
En este ensayo José Manuel Uría repasa la carrera del «Rey» Kirby centrándose en los aspectos quizá menos tratados de su obra: su labor como creador secundario, como demiurgo, de varios universos y las lecturas metafísicas y mitológicas que se derivan de ello. Con rigor y de forma exhaustiva, se repasan los puntos principales de su carrera y se nos muestran algunas de sus facetas menos conocidas.
My Emancipation Proclamation and Other Essays on Writing by John Walters
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,330. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2013. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Inspiration and insight for writers. Includes: "My Emancipation Proclamation", "Freedom", "Paper Dragons", "The Elusive Pursuit of Literary Fame and Fortune", "The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Writer", "One True Reader", "The Tortoise Manifesto", "What it's Like to Self-Publish".
Witchcraft in The Church by Mark Stevens
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 18,000. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Mysticism, Essay » Literature(4.00 from 1 review)
How a lack of sound Biblical Teaching has created a doorway for Witchcraft to enter the Church!
That Old Science Fiction by Sourdough Jackson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,080. Language: American English. Published: December 14, 2013 by Thursday Night Press. Categories: Essay » Literature, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Perhaps the “Cliff’s Notes” of classic science fiction, writer Sourdough Jackson’s essays keep alive the books, authors, editors, publishers, magazines, and movies that made science fiction the successful subject and industry it is today. Foreword by SF and fantasy author Robert Vardeman.
River-of-Heaven Open-Topped Ferry-Ride by Nepomuk Onderdonk
Price: Free! Words: 13,860. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013. Categories: Essay » Literature
After reading a few outstanding books on Taoist immortals over the years in the midst of other things, I had just moved to a new place with access to a backyard. I ended up getting myself an alchemy starter kit at Home Depot, and started communicating with the universe; I met the sun and moon, and developed a ritual, “clever and lofty”, and I’ve explained it here.
Compiled Essays: A Liberal Arts Education by S. G. Runge
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,100. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2013. Categories: Essay » Literature, Essay » Legal
Compiled Essays: A Liberal Arts Education A compilation of many essays written while pursuing a B.A. in English at a small, Midwestern liberal arts college.
Eyes Like God by Dave Gipson
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 47,000. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational, Essay » Literature
In his new book, Dave Gipson explores what it means to look beyond circumstances and begin to see your life from God's point of view. With His perspective, trials take on deeper meaning, and we learn to trust God's perfect will even when we're not thrilled about what's happening to us. With a mix of inspiration and humor, Dave gives 31 simple yet profound steps toward changing your attitude.
Smiles, Tears And Heartbreaks by Lakshman Singh
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,220. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Essay » Literature(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
Finding Unauthorized Faith in Harry Potter & The Philosopher's Stone by Nicole L Rivera
Series: Finding Unauthorized Faith in Harry Potter, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 12,370. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013 by Hickey's Books. Categories: Essay » Literature
Finding Unauthorized Faith in 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 Philosopher's Stone is the first in a series of seven, one for each of the Harry Potter books.
For Jessica by Jennifer Lawler
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,020. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013. Categories: Essay » Literature
When I first wrote “For Jessica” in the summer of 2010, I posted it to my blog as a way to express to my friends what was happening in my life, to my daughter, who suffers from a terrible neurological disease called tuberous sclerosis. At the time I wrote the essay, I had just learned that she had been diagnosed with a degenerative spinal cord disorder. And then an amazing thing happened.
Demonising the Landscape by John Rhall
Price: Free! Words: 17,750. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2013. Categories: Essay » Literature
An exploration of a decade of Australian Horror Films that trace a particular pattern of subsumed social thought over the period 1971-1981. This essay may be of particular interest to the film student and indeed anyone who likes to ponder the meanings of a certain genre of film.
Give Us Today Our Daily Blog (Volume 2) by Philip Newey
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 51,590. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2013. Categories: Essay » Literature
Here are the next 100 blog posts from Philip Newey’s daily blog, ’Daily’. Yes, well. At some stage ’daily’ became ’when I could be bothered’. So this is now ’daily’ in the same way that the monthly magazine, Women’s Weekly, is ’weekly’. No doubt those of you who didn’t buy and read the last volume are looking forward to not buying and reading this volume too.
Comparative Etymological Dictionary of classical Indo-European languages by Franco Rendich
Price: $3.64 USD. Words: 147,660. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Ancient Languages, Essay » Literature
The hitherto unknown history of the formation of ancient Indo-European verb roots and their primary derivatives. From which, with particular phonetic variants described herein, are derived, over thousands of years, the words of Sanskrit, Greek and Latin.