Books tagged: essays

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Paws and Reflect
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 78,980. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
Paws and Reflect explores and celebrates the special and powerful bond between man and dog through twenty-five stories of personal experiences in this well-crafted collection. Touching, powerful, and often humorous, this is a must-read for all dog lovers. The book includes interviews with Edward Albee, Jonathan Caouette, Ron Nyswaner, Charles Busch, and many others.
Taos Soul: Love Stories, Heroes, and Wild Adventure
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,960. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"It was Friday afternoon, and the post office was full of Indians..." From the opening sentence, you know you're in a different world. Part memoir, nature writing, black comedy, confession, and journal of spiritual discovery, Taos Soul is a collection of 62 true stories about life in an old adobe at 7,000 feet in northern New Mexico from 2005 to 2010. (See Buffalo Lights book for earlier years)
Slices of Life: An Anthology of the Lompoc Writers Assocation
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,520. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2010 by Tammy Cravit. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - multi-author
If you sit a dozen painters before a bowl of fruit and ask them to paint what they see, you’ll get a dozen distinct works of art, each presenting a slice of life according to their individual rendering of shadow and light. Within this book you may be amused or amazed, saddened or cheered, angered or soothed. But we hope that no matter what, you’ll enjoy our "Slices of Life".
The Expat's Pajamas: Barcelona
Price: Free! Words: 7,860. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A wise person observed that visiting a new place for a day makes you an expert but the longer you stay, the less you seem to know. From 2000 to 2005, I lived with my family in Sant Cugat, a Catalan village on the outskirts of Barcelona, Spain. Most of these essays were written and published while avoiding work on my humorous historical novel, “No Roads Lead to Rome.”
Deedee Divine's Totally Skewed Guide to Life
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,060. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Parenting, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Award-winning humorist Diana Estill explains why "family that doesn't kill you makes you stronger," women won't read maps, and men should never use the B-word: "budget." This book includes clean humor suitable for anyone who likes (or needs) to laugh at life's frustrations. "Utterly entertaining reading" -- Midwest Book Review
Trachodon Issue 1
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,560. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Trachodon Issue 1 features short stories by Jo Ann Heydron and Tom Weller, and poetry by Taylor Altman and Chris Dombrowski. Jewelry maker Amy Tavern offers a glimpse of her artistic process, and Wesley Middleton reports on Brooklyn's UrbanGlass, a modern glassblowing studio.
Rantalicious: True Tirades from a Woman on the Edge
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,150. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
From the writer of the comedic novels "Text Me, A Tale of Love and Technology" and "Notes from Ellen Wasserfeldman" comes this collection of off-the-wall-funny blog essays from a woman who knows what it's like to be living and thinking off-the-wall every single day - the author, herself. Take a crazy ride in the mind of Steinberg (and her alter ego), and see why she's the ultimate ranter.
They Are Not Going To Save Us
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,230. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » General
In this anthology of her essays, poetry, lyrics, illustrations and notes, entertainer and author, Wambui Bahati, opens her life, mind, soul and spirit for the reader to embark on a wonderful and powerful emotional roller-coaster ride. Smile, laugh, cry, be inspired, love, remember your strength and power, or take a trip down memory lane—back to the 1960s—or, the ol' plantation.
Layman's License
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 54,480. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
There are people, mostly self-appointed, who tend to lump the balance of humanity into a rather broad category known as laymen, lay-women, or lay-person, if you prefer. There seem to be more answers than problems bobbing about on the sea of humanity. Layman’s License poses a few more answers as well as a few more questions. This book is a little bit about a lot!
Put the Body on the Slab: The Anatomy of College Writing
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,800. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2011 by Arch Editing. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study skills
Sooner or later, you're going to write a research paper, a report, an argument, or an analysis. The Anatomy of College Writing is a supplemental text for any student hoping to improve grades and become a stronger writer by addressing basic misunderstandings of academic writing.