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Both Sides Now: A True Story of Love, Loss and Bold Living by Nancy Sharp
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 60,770. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014. Categories: 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.
Doctor on the Rock by Christian Belcourt
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,750. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2014 by Catherine A. MacKenzie. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Essay » Author profile
DOCTOR ON THE ROCK recounts the experiences of Christian Belcourt, a doctor in Ferryland, Newfoundland, from 1959 to 1962, during the early days of outreach medicine. The book also covers his childhood, future visits to the island as a radiologist, and his last visit as a tourist.
Philip K. Dick: The Dream Connection by D. Scott Apel
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,190. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
"A very impressive must-read for serious PKD readers." --Science Fiction Chronicle. This exceptional anthology includes an 8 hour interview with Philip K. Dick, detailing his March '74 "mystical experiences," plus numerous essays, including Robert Anton Wilson on PKD's experiences, R. Faraday Nelson on collaborating with PKD, a short story in which PKD fictionalizes his experiences, and much more.
The Church of Tango by Cherie Magnus
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 80,170. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014 by Enrico Massetti. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The Church of Tango is a passionate memoir of tragedy and adventure, lust and music, romance and tango, and above all, survival. A dancer all her life, she’d had to put it on hold while raising her artistic sons and caring for her dying husband. Now as she set her suitcase down on the ancient cobblestones of a Paris courtyard, she wondered—48 years old, 6,000 miles away from home knowing no one...
Close up by Efraín Huerta
Price: $100.00 USD. Words: 120,100. Language: Spanish. Published: May 14, 2014 by Ediciones La Rana. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Essay » Literature
Incisivo, Crítico, Pero Siempre Con El humor fino Que le caracterizó, Efraín Huerta colaboró Durante Las Décadas de 1940 y 1950 en Diversas Publicaciones estafa Columnas Dedicadas a la Crítica Cinematográfica.
Stories uit 'n Straat by Amanda Kriel
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 30,230. Language: Afrikaans. Published: May 11, 2014 by Kameeldoring Boeke. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Essay » Author profile
Op die agterblad van die gedrukte boek is daar hierdie treffende gedig. Beroering: Vervaard ervaar ek 'n emosie van onsigbaarheid. Angs omsluit my stukkende lyf. Sien my! Ek is hier. Hoor my! Ek kan al amper praat. Vat aan my! Ek voel dat ek nog steeds bestaan. Kyk in my oë! En aanvaar my: die mens wat nog steeds hier is... deur die genade van God.
Sonderling in Ost und West by Thomas Blasejewicz
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 43,040. Language: German. Published: April 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Essay » Author profile
Aus der ersten Hälfte einer geplanten 1-jährigen Weltreise wurde ein permanenter Aufenthalt in Japan. Über das Studium von japanischem Bogenschießen zum praktizierenden Akupunkteur - was wie ein langer, verschlungener Weg erscheint, macht im Nachhinein den Eindruck einer schicksalhaften Entwicklung ohne Umwege.
РАК by Georgij Turjanskij
Price: $1.59 USD. Words: 24,230. Language: Russian. Published: April 13, 2014. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Essay » Literature
В основу повести положены реальные факты. В центре повествования больной раком, его семья и его окружение, вовлечённые в эту схватку. История, рассказанная автором, безусловно, является в первую очередь художественным произведением, а не пособием по лечению. Цель автора: заставить читателя задуматься о том, отчего возникает эта страшная болезнь.
Chateaubriand fervent des femmes by Pascal-Henri Poiget
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 48,480. Language: French. Published: March 20, 2014 by AlterPublishing Books. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Essay » Literature
Contrairement à ce que pourraient laisser supposer son image de sérieux et la moralité de ses écrits, comme le Génie du christianisme et Atala, Chateaubriand a été un grand séducteur. À tel point qu’ont pesé sur lui des rumeurs scandaleuses, de l’inceste à la vie dissolue, qui n’ont pourtant pas ruiné sa double carrière, politique et littéraire.
50 Days Turning 50 One Man's Sobering Realization it's NOT the New 40s! by Jon-David
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,010. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Essay » Author profile
Male menopause? You betcha! Turning 50, compels me to want to do physical harm to anyone who says crap like, “Fifty is the new forty.” And yet, I might make out with them if they tell me I don’t look my age. I had no idea I would be such a dude-bitch about turning fifty.
My Charlotte: Patty's Story by Lisa Mason
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,200. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2014. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
My Charlotte: Patty’s Story is a short, sweet memoir about a life in a garden and one writer’s first inspiration. Includes Lisa Mason’s first story, “Arachne,” published by Omni Magazine worldwide, by Hayakawa in Japan, and by Replik in Sweden.
Man-Child by Michael Jenkins
Price: Free! Words: 55,580. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2014. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General(5.00 from 1 review)
In this collection of 21 essays, Michael Jenkins takes a humorous approach to the stresses of every day life. Whether he is questioning how a one-thumbed co-worker might turn a doorknob or is being followed by his creepy future self in a pornographic video store, Michael's essays are funny, honest, and philosophical as an immature man searching for identity in the adult world
Random Musings From the Funny Girl Or How to Make the Most of Multiple Personality Disorder by Gini Koch
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 97,010. Language: American English. Published: February 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Essay » Author profile
What do space exploration, dog farts, and Cupid have in common? They're all part of the wonderful world of wacked out humor that comes from the mind of Gini Koch.
60 Black Women in Horror Fiction by Sumiko Saulson
Price: Free! Words: 44,630. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Essay » Author profile
February is African American History Month here in the United States. It is also Women in Horror Month (WiHM). In 2013, as an Ambassador for Women in Horror Month. This list of black women who write horror was compiled at the intersection of the two. The booklet also includes interviews with nine of the women. Exclusive bonus in the eBook version, four short stories, and an essay.
Theologian & Philosopher of Liberty: Essays of Evaluation & Criticism in Honor of Michael Novak by Acton Institute
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 100,430. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2014. Categories: Essay » Author profile
Throughout his long and rich career as a theologian and philosopher, Michael Novak has written on a formidable number of subjects. Though most well- known for his contributions to the conversation between theology and economics, Novak has also written on topics such as the ethics of nuclear deterrence, the Second Vatican Council, the welfare state, liberation theology, concepts of subjectivity...
Pen and Plough: Further Broadcasts by Henry Williamson
Series: Henry Williamson Collections, Book 16. Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 40,060. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2014. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A further collection of 21 broadcast talks on the BBC, made between 1936 and 1967. Ten of these were broadcast in the BBC’s Empire Service in 1938/39 and concern the countryside and farming. Four talks are about Williamson’s ongoing struggle to bring life back to the derelict farm in Norfolk that he had bought in 1937, while a later broadcast has the intriguing title ‘On Seeing Marilyn Monroe'.
The Incidental Muslim by Amal Awad
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,150. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Essay » Author profile
The Incidental Muslim is an honest, witty and heartfelt collection of columns and new musings by writer Amal Awad on growing up in Australia as a hybrid identity, with a look at career, life, love, feminism and her love of storytelling (even though Hollywood just can’t get their portrayals of Muslims right).
Scribbling Women & The Real-Life Romance Heroes Who Love Them by Hope Tarr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,210. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2014. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Marriage
Invoking the style and spirit of the bestselling Chocolate for a Woman’s Soul series, Scribbling Women and the Real-Life Romance Heroes Who Love Them comprises essays from 28 popular romance authors on how they met, wed, and love (over time) their real-life spouses and significant others. Contributors include Deanna Raybourn, Lisa Renée Jones, Julie Kenner, Jacquie D'Alessandro and May McGoldrick.