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Michelangelo: the Man, his Works, his Legacy
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 6,050. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2011. Category:
A compelling trip through all of Michelangelo's works that reside within the Vatican's walls with references to St. Peter's Basilica, his fresco cycle on the Sistine Chapel ceiling and the Last Judgment, as well as the Pietà and his sculptural work on Pope Julius II's tomb, this essay-drawn from personal experience-will be of interest to a well-read art historian or Renaissance art-lovers alike.
Eaglemont
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,010. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A young boy spends a day wandering through the Melbourne suburb of Eaglemont interacting in his imagination with the historical figures who shaped it. Through the original inhabitants of the area, the artists of the Heidelberg School and the architect of the estate, Walter Burley Griffin, he seeks to learn all he can about the land around him.
The Painter’s Requiem
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Price: Free! Words: 11,320. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2011 by Black House Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
He wants to see her again. He wants to help her, but his help has arrived far too late to save the beautiful woman with the mysterious life.
Through the Painting
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 99,860. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Zoe's grown up with the developing powers of reading thoughts, moving things without touching them, shape-shifting, and controlling fire, though she’s working on the “controlling” part. Although her powers have seemed to prove nothing more than a maturing problem her entire life, Zoe soon discovers that all gifts have a purpose and hers will take her to a world she could only imagine.
Bouquet of Flowers in a Vase, by Van Gogh
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,000. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Award Finalist story from a multi-award winning author. Maroch, an ex-CIA operative still haunted by the death of his wife, is hired by a former colleague to use his remote viewing skills to search for lost paintings. But Maroch finds much more than any of them bargained for: a painting by Vincent van Gogh that can't exist, a woman who can talk to the dead artist…and a way to change the past.
The Gallery is Now Presenting...:A Horror Story
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,270. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Excited for his first showing at the gallery, Craig Reardon accepts an offer of a congratulations dinner from celebrated artist Richard Damon. All goes well until Damon requests to see Craig’s paintings. Then he offers a critique Craig might not like. Or survive.
Sonoran Ruminations
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 53,690. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This short story collection set in the desert southwest features spiritual themes. What do terracotta suns have to do with racism? Is a little bliss worse than no bliss at all? Who is The Alchemist, the one turning things to gold, the one concocting elixirs, or the one seeking immortality?
The Twelve Days of Christmas as Scene in Maine
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 1,340. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
"The Twelve Days of Christmas as Scene in Maine" is a beautiful picture book of paintings by artist Bran Buza and presents the legend of the Christian origins of "The Twelve Days of Christmas" with a State of Maine flavor. The traditional partridge in a pear tree is relocated in a pine tree in this whimsical retelling of this much loved Christmas song.
The Ginkgo: An Intellectual and Visionary Coming-of-Age
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,120. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Ginkgo explores the clash between tradition and creativity. A girl from a western ranch—symbolizing tradition—comes to a large university and writes four highly personal and creative papers about a single tree. In the process, she produces a sobering vision of America a thousand years into the future, the day her chosen tree dies.
The Last Bridge
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 160,140. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Christian » Fantasy
Tantalizing allusions to Heaven are scattered throughout the Bible. The Last Bridge weaves a tale about a man who travels beyond this life and world, experiencing the reality of what the Bible hints at. It is not, however, merely an imaginative travelogue. Our hero is a stubborn agnostic who has been deeply wounded by life. How his adventures involve him in larger events forms a thumper of a tale.