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Prayer After the Slaughter. The Great War: Poems and Stories from World War I
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,040. Language: American English. Published: July 8, 2014 by Eva Schweitzer. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
On July 28, 2014, we commemorate the beginning of the original catastrophe of the 20th century: The First World War, the "Great War". Literature, in many different languages, was one of the hallmarks of The Great War. It behoves us to take a closer look at Kurt Tucholsky, one of the most brilliant German writers and satirists of the 20th century, with regard to his writings on the Great War.
Mark Twain's 'Is Shakespeare Dead?'
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,240. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
Mark Twain's hilarious (1909) debunking of the myth that William Shakespeare wrote the works of Shakespeare, adapted as a monologue for the stage by Keir Cutler, PhD. Performed across North America since 2002. "Cutler humorously distills Twain's thesis that Shakespeare didn't actually write the great works attributed to him. It's a compelling argument . . . great comic effect." Orlando Sentinel
كتاب الجنائز
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Price: Free! Words: 17,580. Language: Arabic. Published: July 4, 2014. Category: Essay » Author profile
كتاب صجيح مسلم/ كتاب الجنائز
Wolf and the Oven Witch: A Memoir of Amsterdam
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,240. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In this brief (9,000 words) memoir of Amsterdam by lifelong bohemian litterateur Uke Jackson, an eccentric survivor of the Holocaust leads the author on a zany tour of the Dutch city's junkyards by day while he indulges his taste for intoxicants by night.
"Local DJ -- At A Glance" -- A Digital Digest
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,750. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
This is a compressed edit of the "Tenth Anniversary Digital Edition" of "Local DJ" which tracks the Rock & Roll career of Peter C. Cavanaugh through the years. Mr. Cavanaugh is prominently featured in the new "Rock Radio" exhibit at Cleveland's Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.
Memoir by a Father: Three Extraordinary Short Stories
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,080. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
"With Invisible Escort" describes the early adventures of the author's eight year old son and author's anxiety about the son's safety. "An Elastic on Wallet" is an explanation of the author's odd habit of carrying his wallet wrapped in an elastic band. "Missed Thanksgiving" is about regrets and joys of family experience at a Thanksgiving dinner which the author missed.
Sortir du sortilège
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 6,740. Language: French. Published: June 29, 2014. Category: Essay » Author profile
Le livre d'une recherche, mais sans savoir ce qu'on cherche, vers des réponses, mais sans même savoir si elles existent, des questions qui se posaient déjà à l'aube de l'humanité, qui se sont posées tout au long des millénaires, et qui aujourd'hui semblent plus loin encore de se résoudre que dans les premiers temps… et pourtant !…
A Writer's Journey: What to Know Before, During, and After Writing a Book
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 52,550. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014 by Gray Rabbit Publications / Fantastic Books. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
The author of the ground-breaking Married Women Who Love Women was first told she wasn't a writer by a college professor. She didn't realize she might be until Robert Redford came to town. In this book, she tells other writers what to know before, during, and after writing a book. This is the book she wishes she had when she started writing.
Confession and Development in Sylvia Plath's Poetry and Prose
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Price: $1.60 USD. Words: 19,100. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014. Category: Essay » Author profile
Plath's poems and prose explore her own mental anguish, her troubled marriage to poet Ted Hughes, her unresolved conflicts with her parents and her own vision of herself...
Running in the Back of the Pack
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 73,540. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
Startling with Bettie's first run, this story follows her journey from 5Ks to ultras, love to loss, grief to healing, from her first marathon to more than 225 more. She's logged more miles than she thought possible, and she's still going-on track to complete more than 70 this year. She runs in the back of the pack, where the view is different. Some benefits were expected--some quite surprising.
The Last of the Living Blue
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 45,860. Language: American English. Published: June 23, 2014 by NorLightsPress. Category: Essay » Author profile
The Last of the Living Blue is an intimate, intense look at the effects of the changing climate in our big back yard: Colorado’s majestic mountains and the Weminuche Wilderness. This is a story real and raw, told in a soft yet powerful voice, taking the reader along through one year of drought, fires, floods, and the healing of mountain and mind.
Saving Humankind from Destruction
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,540. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Category: Essay » Author profile
Man is on self-destruction mode through industrialization, urbanization, and creating imbalance in ecology. Man needs to avoid wars in the future. Technology should be used in the most appropriate manner to avoid its abuse and misuse. Man cannot afford to continue to indulge in exploitation of nature and fellow human beings. Humankind needs to protect itself from extinction in the future.
Be Natural, Be Cheap. But Always Be FLY. 20 Natural and 20 Cheap Ways to Looking Your Best
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,600. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014. Category: Essay » Author profile
These are simple little hints, tips and tricks that have helped me through the years. Found on the internet, in magazines, through friends, strangers, and just trial and error, and some I just made up, they have served me well. I have been fortunate enough to use them to my advantage.
Kindergarters: Burlesque in Canada
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 27,120. Language: Italian. Published: June 15, 2014. Category: Essay » Author profile
Lo scopo di questo libro, “Kindergarters: Burlesque in Canada”, un gioco di parole tra “kindergarden” (asili) e “garters” (giarrettiere) che fa riferimento a un modo giocoso di queste femme fatales di allietare degli uomini visti come bambini, è quello stimolare il coinvolgimento in questa parte fondamentale della storia del teatro mondiale, con una speciale attenzione alla realtà canadese.
The Golden Gringo Chronicles - Part 3
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,010. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
True story of an American who moved to Costa Rica for retirement. Part three is about living there in his third, fourth and fifth years and his experiences establishing formal residency, adjusting to Costa Rican culture and discovering and enjoying all the aspects of living in a wildly beautiful country. Follow our hero as he encounters the various challenges and rewards of becoming an ex-pat.
Methodological Pluralism and Qualitative Family Research
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,600. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Research
This 100-page article is for graduate students and more experienced researchers who are looking for a relatively brief yet in-depth look at the roots of today's qualitative research. The article is divided into three sections, the early history, the middle years, and contemporary times.
Past Lives and Karma in the Thrust of Destiny
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,560. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014. Category: Essay » Author profile
In this non-fiction follow up to The Self Illuminating Path, Ceretto further examines his life after his near death experience. Ceretto discusses how living with a traumatic brain injury has changed relationships with family and departed friends. Spiritual and humorous.
Both Sides Now: A True Story of Love, Loss and Bold Living
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 60,770. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014. Category: Essay » Author profile
The past is simply part of our story; just not the whole story...On the very day that Nancy Sharp delivered premature twins, she learned that her husband's brain cancer returned after eighteen months in remission. Less than three years later, at the age of 37, she became a widow. But while many in that situation would crumble, Nancy had an innate ability to hold life and death in the same moment.