Books tagged: thoughtprovoking

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The Freel of Streel: Part One in the Narrative of John of Origin
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 65,650. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
It is always advisable, when you are a conman, to make sure that the town that you're about to try to con does not have a land such as Streel hidden within it. For if it does, you may find yourself trying to escape your mind in an incomprehensible land with a left-handed scribe, being forced to deal with lexically picky ants, Kweengs, and the Freel on your journey through your fears, God and love.
The Sorrowapple Tree and Other Short Philosophical Tales
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,150. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Three short and humorous philosophical tales for the thinking person. Includes an extract from the epic fantasy: The Chronicles of Baltrath - The DARK WIZARDS.
Claustrum: Part Two in the Narrative of John of Origin
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 61,290. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Claustrum, a superhero with a strange power, the ability to control people with strange, elegiac mixtures of words, seemingly randomly shows up in the city of Dioma, not knowing where he came from or why he is there. The city is then beleaguered by the cruel villain Sine Animus, who is immune to Claustrum's powers over words. Claustrum flees the city and is forced to seek his own personal truth.
The Polyglot's Nightmares: Part X½ in the Narrative of John of Origin
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 60,080. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Fleeing a war and in search of himself, Ion finds himself residing in a number of strange caves, on the walls of which are written a strange language. He meets a woman who guides him through his state of being a refugee and is troubled by strange dreams that seem to incorporate the existence of the war, his love for the woman he has met and a sense of the divine.
The Quite Possibly Near Death of Hurol Davelrish: Part Three in the Narrative of John of Origin
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 61,010. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
When an arrogant stuntman, Hurol Davelrish, has a seizure during a stunt, he finds himself in the kingdom of Scalter, a land in which he is king, but which is strangely ruled by a phantasmic man named Viscount Vaunt. Hurol meets a strangely kind friend, Grib, in the malevolent world, who tries to pull him back from the ledge of his pride - what will become of the much-admired stuntman?
Between the Shadow and the Flame
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 281,100. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & surveys / general
Epic in scope, "Between the Shadow and the Flame" is the allegorical retelling of the history of philosophy, religion and science, as seen through the journey of its three main characters. As they investigate the conspiracy behind a catastrophic war, Sophia, Hyle and Newman tackle larger questions about free will, God and the nature of reality itself.
The 1 AM Astronaut and Other Poems
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,740. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Anthology
"The 1 AM Astronaut and Other Poems" is a whimsical poetry anthology written in the spirited and insightful voice of a thirteen-year-old girl. Covering topics such as identity, belonging, urbanization, childhood, and friendship, her poetry delights and enlightens with quirky, emotive language and contemporary forms. All royalties earned by the sales of this book will go to charity.
No End to the Shit that Pisses Me Off
Series: Shit that Pisses Me Off, Book 4. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,860. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2013 by Magenta. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social
War rape, profit, baby androids, tax exemptions for churches, make-up, having kids, assisted suicide, abortion, grades inflation, littering, business ethics… Philosophy with an attitude. Because the unexamined life is dangerous.
Elderly Controversy Viewed by an Elderly
Price: Free! Words: 41,960. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Confidence and self-esteem
This is a very different book in important ways from the usual treatment that concentrates mainly on suggestions for improving the daily life of seniors. It is not written by an expert on seniors but by a senior whose diverse experiences and problems transcend the standard content purveyed by traditional experts. Many will find this a very controversial treatment of the category of seniors.
Life, Death, and Laughter
Price: Free! Words: 6,590. Language: American English. Published: November 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
The moment you first fall in love, you become a poet. Some of us decide to transform our thoughts and feelings into ink and splatter it onto flattened wood. Then we carefully blot the stains into a neat mess and call it art. I assembled this collection to share myself with the world; to draw a smile, a couple of nods, and a few laughs from readers seeking a thoughtful and humorous brand of poetry.