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Perilous and Fair: Women in the Works and Life of J. R. R. Tolkien
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 128,860. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2015 by Mythopoeic Press. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Essays
Perilous and Fair includes seven classic articles as well as seven new examinations of women in Tolkien’s works and life. These fourteen articles bring together perspectives not only on Tolkien’s most commonly discussed female characters—Éowyn, Galadriel, and Lúthien—but also on less studied figures such as Nienna, Yavanna, Shelob, and Arwen.
Just Around The Bend: Más o Menos
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Price: $5.90 USD. Words: 36,010. Language: British English. Published: October 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
A compelling and at times uncomfortable look at the world of Humanity through the eyes of one of its inhabitants. You may find yourself nodding your head in agreement and perhaps shaking it in disagreement. However, what you can't deny are the truths contained within about the human psychological condition; in other words, our incredible human traits and behaviour.
Songs And Devotions of David, Volume I
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 76,580. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012. Category: Essay » Literature
“Songs and Devotions of David, Volume I” is a devotional commentary on Psalms chapters 1-24. This is the first in a seven volume series on the book of Psalms. Each volume of “Songs and Devotions of David” contain an introduction on each chapter, some background information on that same chapter, and then closes with some application for daily Christian living.
The Parable of Harry Potter & The Philosopher's Stone
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Series: The Parable of Harry Potter, Book 1. Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 12,260. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013 by Hickey's Books. Category: Essay » Literature
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 Philosopher's Stone is the first in a series of seven, one for each of the Harry Potter books.
Invisible
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,870. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2014. Category: Essay » Literature
13 essays on the importance of representation in science fiction and fantasy, with an introduction by author Alex Dally MacFarlane. Proceeds from the sale of this collection go to the Carl Brandon Society to support Con or Bust.
A Guy's Secret Guide to Fifty Shades of Grey
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,920. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
(3.33 from 3 reviews)
“Fifty Shades of Grey” has a cult-like following - among women. Guys just don’t seem to get it or enjoy it as much. This funny, tongue-in-cheek “Secret Guide” summarizes the plot and offers skewed tips and advice specifically for guys. In reality, both men and women, especially if they’ve already read the book, will find some great laughs from this unique and humorous “guide."
Why Bad Things Happen to Good Parrots: A Sermon Under the Mount in Three Essays, plus a Short Story about Kurt Vonnegut
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,250. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
In "Why Bad Things Happen to Good Parrots," author Arik Bjorn, creator of the “Christian Right Weekly Round-Up,” aims his keyboard at the Creator and asks several pointed questions not about how to live, but about why we are alive. These essays explore the Problem of Evil, the magic chicken multiverse, and chimichanga cosmology--plus there's a bonus tribute to the late, great author Kurt Vonnegut.
Light and Shadow Reincarnating Into 2.0 Via Brain Surgery
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,950. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2014. Category: Essay » Literature
In 2013 I experienced 3 traumatic hospitalizations for intestinal blockage, knee replacement and brain tumor removal. This hallucinogenic journey took me to the light beckoning at the end of the tunnel. This recuperative journal contains poetry, photo-art, and musings as I reincarnated into a 2.0 version of myself. It is written to anyone facing into the Light and Dark
We Have Always Fought: Essays on Craft, Fiction and Fandom
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,010. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Award-winning novelist and advertising copywriter Kameron Hurley's online rants, raves, and brutal eviscerations of media have been shared freely online for a decade. For the first time, the author collects recent essays here in a powerful, passionate compendium on craft, marketing, and celebrity broken into five parts.
Saperi del femminile
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Price: $8.16 USD. Words: 1,200. Language: Italian. Published: August 27, 2014. Category: Essay » Literature
Il Tempo antico e le scelte per il nostro futuro.
An Alternative Handbook to the Maltese Temples - a Cosmic Perspective and Guide.
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 13,590. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
For the first time we have a ‘handbook’ that gives us a metaphysical and alternative view of the unique prehistoric temples of Malta.Humanity has now reached the stage where it is open, eager and hungry enough for the ‘truth.’ It is time to come into a better understanding of these magnificent and mysterious structures, and to find out what truly happened on the islands of Malta and Gozo.
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
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
That Old Science Fiction
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,080. Language: American English. Published: December 14, 2013 by Thursday Night Press. Category: Essay » Literature
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.
The Abadom Letters
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,550. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2014. Category: Essay » Literature
The spam e-mail offered “a sum of 10,20,000 (ten thousand twenty hundred US dollars’)” for "honest confidentialitise to enable us sees this deal through thich and thin becaue we are war mates," and "you don’t suppor torpedo our country.” Thus began a hilarious correspondence between my 13-year-old daughter and a would-be Nigerian scammer. Wit and friendship are found in unlikely places. Have fun.