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The Elements of Fiction
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Price: Free! Words: 130,290. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
It was John Gardner, the legendary teacher of the craft, who said that the elements of fiction, like the words in a language, are finite. Oh, are they? I thought, and set about to verify this by collecting authors’ quotes about them. This task began as a cheat sheet, a short list of those elements I recognized and documented by quotes, but soon took on a life of its own. This is the result.
Unforgettable Grammar
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 133,010. Language: American English. Published: January 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - English (insert language book was written in)
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Interactive learning is brought to the eReader for the first time (try demo). No more incomplete grammar just to get you through tests, but a comprehensive grammar course to gain a complete overview. The technique of 'Unforgettable Grammar' is employed to make what you need to know unforgettable: there is only one rule in writing, learning two tense rules is sufficient to handle tenses....
Street Talk: Da Official Guide to Hip-Hop & Urban Slanguage
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 171,400. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Dictionaries
Street Talk: Da Official Guide to Hip-Hop & Urban Slanguage is the most authentic slang language lexicon to interpret the hip-hip and urban slang dialect. Street Talk's 10,000 entries, simplifies the complex hip-hop and urban slang vernacular. Street Talk should be called Webster's cool cousin. Randy "Mo Betta" Kearse proves he has his finger on hip-hip and urban street culture. "Word"
NWO ORDINANCE CODE U.S. Reporting Agency Version | 2nd Edition
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Price: Free! Words: 174,410. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
INTERNATIONAL COURT officials, global justices as well as District Attorneys, Esquires, Agents, Officers and Deputies belonging to many different agencies, departments and divisions reference the U.S. Reporting Agency NWO Ordinance Code when enforcing INTERNATIONAL U.S. OPERATIONS regulatory guidelines. The 2nd Edition
The Anna Karenina Companion (Includes Study Guide, Historical Context, Biography, and Character Index)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 383,460. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
Anna Karenina is epic in every way. If you are struggling to remember key characters, plots or settings, BookCaps can help! This comprehensive companion to Tolstoy's novel includes chapter summaries for the 200+ chapters, informative snapshots of all major and secondary characters (with first name pronunciation to help with complicated Russian names), and historical context about the novel.
The Gospels of the New Testament In Plain and Simple English
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Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 29. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 212,760. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
Have you ever wanted to read the Bible, but every time you open it up to try it just doesn't make sense? BooKCaps is here to help with this translation of the Gospels (Matthew, Mark, Luke and John) in modern English. This translation is based on the King James Version. It contains both a comparative version of each version and a standalone version of the modern translation.
1,000 Character Writing Prompts: Villains, Heroes and Hams for Scripts, Stories and More
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 156,780. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
From the author of 1,000 Creative Writing Prompts, this 300 page, 150,000+ word reference tool can serve writers who need characters and need them now! Each of the 1,000 character ideas ends with a question or command to push you past writer's block and into a creative flow state. If character development is your problem, this detailed reference tool is the solution.
Medical Equipment Buying Guide
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Price: Free! Words: 148,300. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
Written as a guideline for those involved in the purchasing of medical equipment, this guide provides buying tips, recommended questions to ask sellers and inspections forms for over 300 of the most common medical devices used in clinics, hospitals, labs, and other medical facilities. The result is a first-of-its-kind, comprehensive database, relevant to anyone dealing with medical devices.
The Analects of Confucius In Plain and Simple English
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Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 20. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 111,370. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
Confucius is one of the wises' person who ever lived; his words have been quoted more than almost anyone else. But if you come away from reading the great wisdom of Confucius, and don't really see the wisdom, you aren't alone. BookCaps retelling of Confucius Analects, is perfect for the modern reader who is looking for a translation a little fresher and easier to understand.
Coriolanus In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
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Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 17. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 114,760. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
T.S. Eliot said Coriolanus was superior to even Hamlet; Ralph Fiennes loved it so much he directed, produced, and starred in modern telling of the play. So if everyone loves it so much, why is it so hard to understand? Let's face it...Shakespeare can be difficult to read! Let BookCaps help with this easy to read modern retelling.
Gregath Company, Incorporated Catalog
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Price: Free! Words: 123,760. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
February, 2013 Edition: Company catalog that covers genealogy and history items for sale through Gregath.
Othello Retold In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
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Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 11. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 108,270. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
Othello--a play full of secret marriage, evil villains, and revenge! It's often credited as one of Shakespeare's greatest tragedies!. But if your like many people, you just don't get it! If you don't understand Shakespeare, then you are not alone. If you have struggled in the past reading Shakespeare, then BookCaps can help you out. This book is a modern translation of Macbeth.
English Idioms And Expressions For Everyone, Yes, Even You!
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 111,910. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Thesauri
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A collection of English idioms and expressions, and the origins of some of these expressions. Humorous illustrations and some interesting proverbs from other cultures are also included. This is a useful and fun book for anyone who speaks English, and will be referred to for many years to come. It is a great gift for a friend, or a fitting addition to your coffee table or office waiting room.
Dante’s Inferno In Plain and Simple English
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 135,290. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
Taking a literary journey through hell certainly sounds intriguing enough--and it is! If you can understand it! If you don't understand it, then you are not alone. If you have struggled in the past reading the ancient classic, then BookCaps can help you out. This book is a modern translation with a fresh spin.
Writing Love: Screenwriting Tricks for Authors II
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 141,520. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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A revised, expanded version of award-winning author/screenwriter Alexandra Sokoloff's story structure workbook Screenwriting Tricks For Authors, with twice the material and using examples from all genres – but with a special focus on the structure and key elements of love stories. Includes full breakdowns of ten romantic comedies, romantic adventure, period romance and romantic suspense films.
Ruff! Guide to Space Opera
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 105,250. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
Ruff! Guide to Space Opera is a comprehensive guide to large scale and romantic outer space adventures in all media. Movies, television, games, animation, comics, role-playing games, books, stories, computer games and more. Ruff helps you develop your fascination with fast spaceships roaming the deep void, sword swinging raygun duels on other planets, aliens and the conflicts of Galactic Empires.
Whistleblowers Book of 1001 Secrets: Consumer News You Can Use (Second Edition)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 453,730. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
The scams, schemes, "deals," myths, cons, and inside secrets consumers want to know--but hidden from the public--collected and documented in one ready reference. Alphabetical, clear, sourced and supported. Includes cars and dealers, ads, marketing, travel, food, restaurants, health, drugs, doctors, hospitals, pets, government, law, banks, insurance, funerals, contests, TV news, charity, 100s more.
Janet: The First 25 years
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Price: Free! Words: 178,880. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Almanac
Back in 1973 and 1975 when the Internet was in its infancy the two Wells Reports recommended the setting up of a national university network in the UK. This book presents the definitive history of JANET, from the Flowers Report of 1965 that led to the setting up of the Computer Board through to the unveiling of the SuperJANET5 backbone in 2006 that finally realised the SuperJANET goals.
The Phillips Nautical Dictionary
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 188,660. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Dictionaries
10,000 nautical words and phrases. THE COMPLETE dictionary. This is definately the best and most comprehensive nautical dictionary available in the world today.
Leigh Brackett (ology) Volume 2
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Price: Free! Words: 306,550. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
The second volume about the work of science fiction writer Leigh Brackett, and is a companion to the Leigh Brackett (ology) website and collects the content found at the site. Brackett was known as the Queen of Space Opera, and famous for a series of brilliant planetary romance adventures, particularly those of Eric John Stark on Mars, Venus and Skaith.