Books tagged: essays

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New Zealand with a Hobbit Botherer
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,460. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
What should you do if your spouse becomes addicted to the Lord of the Rings movies and swoons at the very mention of Orlando Bloom's name? (Thud. Quick, fetch the smelling salts.) How about taking the advice of a strange apparition that reveals itself in a dream, who recommends touring New Zealand in an effort to prove that its sheep pastures aren't really filled by frolicking Hobbits.
Thoughts on the Wind
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Price: Free! Words: 28,070. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
In this collection of short writings, we have captured snapshots of our worlds, both the real and the imaginary. They blend humor, a bit of serious reflection, and some pure whimsical fantasy. We hope you find them entertaining, encouraging, and maybe even thought provoking.
Elk Hunters Don't Cry
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,030. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2009 by Elk Mountain Books. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hunting
20 humorous, poignant, and sometimes absurd adventures of a Pacific Northwest sportsman.
The Unmotivated Collection
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 25,120. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
From the Unmotivated Motivational Writer - David Stoddard - comes a collection of 3 previously release ebooks. In Search Of Ourselves - Finding out who we are by understanding who we are not. The Time For Me Is Now - A Collection of columns to Make you Think, Wonder & Just Say Hmm. A Time For Us - A Workbook to Get You Started Toward What You Want.
The Miss Dennis School of Writing and Other Lessons from A Woman's Life
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 83,790. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2010 by Bancroft Press. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
The first book by Pulitzer Prize-winner Alice Steinbach is an intimate, personal collection of essays, remembrances, and columns that follows in the creative nonfiction tradition of Anna Quindlen and May Sarton. While it recounts the experiences and observations of a divorced, working mother, it expresses hopes and fears universal to all women. Steinbach is a Baltimore Sun columnist.
Room to Grow
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 40,310. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2010 by NorLightsPress. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Parenting
These moving essays by a mother and psychotherapist address timeless issues of family life. Priscilla Dann-Courtney's stories about the intricacies of everyday life -- as a wife, as a mom, as a daughter -- are by turn poignant and funny. Her lyrical writing style gently guides us through insightful stories about everyday life, children, parents, and pets, and the full range of human emotions.
Zo-Zen!: Zen Buddhist Essays and Insights from the Small Town “Big Mind” of Harold Zo
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,110. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2010 by New Paradigm Press. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Vincent Casspriano, Jr., author of 'The Simplest Path To Personal And Planetary Awakening: Free Your Mind' writes, "Harold Zo is a rarity – a solitary Buddhist living in small town America. His profound insight, gentle humor and deeply personal voice in these essays reads like an inspiring conversation with a wise, close friend. Zo-Zen is an entertaining and enlightening bridge-builder."
Strange Thinkings
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 37,840. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This book contains shorter pieces from the author's strange and original mind, and includes fiction, humor, poetry, science fiction novelette, philosophical musings and autobiographical material. Try a free taste of Dueling Toilets (the first story) for an idea of what awaits you.
The Silk Noose
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 76,730. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2010. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
The Silk Noose is the third short story collection by Marcus McGee, following Four Stories and Synchronicity. By far his most eclectic collection, it contains his usual twisted stories, including Denouément, Dork and The Silk Noose but it also includes a parable, an operatic libretto and three essays, On Niggers and Squirrels most personal to the author among them.
The Purple Golf Cart: Stories of an Unconventional Grandma
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Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 78,690. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Gay and lesbian
The true story of a Florida woman who hid her lesbian identity for two decades. When she finally came out, she lost custody of her young children, thrusting her into activism. But it was her irreverent sense of humor that helped her to survive. It's a story of resilience and passion for social justice. Homelessness, depression, failed relationships gave way to forgiveness, success, and self love.