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Why Does the Cheese Always Fall? (A Guide to Faking Adulthood)
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 64,270. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
As a humor columnist for over a decade, Aprill Brandon has been documenting her transition to adulthood, from college to the Dirty 30 and beyond, in newspapers and media websites around the country. This book, based on her award-winning columns, has everything young people, the young at heart and fans of horrible stick-figure art will ever need to know about putting on a convincing grown-up act.
10 Fantasy Writing Prompts
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 600. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
10 Fantasy Writing Prompts is designed to get you from writers block to story. By bringing you 10 fantasy situations that you can insert your characters into, and create an amazing adventure with. It won't write the story for you, but you'll find your spark of inspiration here.
Sullied Pajamas
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,270. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sex and Relationships  » Women's sexuality
Author's Note In my previous book along this vein, ISO (In Search Of): The Art of Dating, Relationships & Sex for the Discerning Lesbian, I hoped to provide insight and direction for newly out or young lesbians in the romantic terrain. In this volume, I share my personal experiences in traversing the same. I hope it will make you laugh, think, and commiserate.
Bettered by a Dead Crustacean
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,270. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2013. Category: Essay » Literature
“Prepare yourself for a wildly entertaining jaunt through the witty psyche of the author, as she shares odd and humorous thoughts on a wide range of subjects, proving once again her ability to make us think, laugh and question our own sanity.” ~KIWI Club Reviews
A Civil War Compendium
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 95,950. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2013. Category: Plays » American / African American
Here is a new way to experience one of America's most enduring novels The Red Badge of Courage through words, music, song and essay. The Stephen Crane novel appears here accompanied by Norman Ball's brand new musical SIDES: A Civil War Musical (Inspired by TRBOC) and Richard Stafford's true-to-life play Yours. Various historians add fascinating commentary. Don't miss this fabulous collection.
Tropus Quarterly Magazine: Noir+
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,800. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2013 by Bob Booth. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
With Noir+, Tropus Magazine kicks at the genre, jonesing to bust it open, to break out the goods from the side, the real goods. And don’t look for respite in this town, no, delicate sensibilities packed their bags and took the 3:15 to Palookaville. Featuring stories by Arafat Kazi, Christopher L. Irvin, Cecile Corona, Hugo Andaleux, Dell Smith, Seth Augenstein and an essay by Julie Xlo.
Under the Tucson Moon
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,730. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2013 by Green Snake Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
For nine winters, writer Kim Antieau traveled to the Sonoran Desert where she wrote novels and a series of deeply personal essays about borderlands: those in-between places where creativity thrives or dies, those places profane or sacred, joyful or despairing. These pieces provide a unique window into the life of a creative artist as she writes about nature, illness, healing, family, and more.
Stories And Tales - Truth, Lies, and Wild Exaggerations
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Price: Free! Words: 6,060. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
This is a collection of short stories - some are true, some are fabricated, and some are wild exaggerations. Contents: Empty Shadows, A Lot of Bull, Brother and the BB Gun, Fishing with Dad, Flasher on the Mountain, Saving Mom’s Life, Man in Restaurant, My Son the Construction Engineer, Learning the ABC’s and Counting, Mom Doesn’t go Fishing With Dad Anymore, Watching the Buffalo
Poetry Study Notes - Elizabeth Bishop
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 21,690. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Literature
Notes for students on the poems of Elizabeth Bishop. Includes 'Sestina', "At the Fishhouses', The Prodigal', 'The Fish', "Filling Station'' 'First Death In Nova Scotia' and 'The Bight'.
Under the Rug: Black Lace and Barbie Doll Heads
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 59,340. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2013 by Published by Westview, Inc.. Category: Essay » Literature
UNDER THE RUG: BLACK LACE AND BARBIE DOLL HEADS features 91 humor columns that expose the crumbs under the rug and celebrate the secret denominators of life. This book guarantees real life and a hysterically skewed, yet honest, vision of it.