Alexei Cohen

Smashwords Interview

What do you read for pleasure?
Reading for pleasure is challenging with two young children around. When I have a spare moment I prefer to read works of history and fiction. Unfortunately the list of books I want to read keeps getting longer and my amount of free time keeps getting shorter.
What is your e-reading device of choice?
I purchased an iPad several years ago and have been addicted ever since.
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Books

Smart Guide Italy: Rome and Florence
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Series: Smart Guide Italy. Price: $3.25 USD. Words: 79,100. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Rome or Florence? Why choose when you can visit both. Smart Guide Italy: Rome and Florence provides everything you need to plan and enjoy a long weekend or an entire week in two of the most fascinating cities in Europe. Smart Guide Features: -Top attractions rated according to importance -Historical and background info -Full-color photos -Maps of neighborhoods -Opening hours -Easy Nav -Tips
Smart Guide Italy: Florence
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Series: Smart Guide Italy. Price: $2.25 USD. Words: 62,920. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Smart Guide Italy: Florence contains advice and tips that will help newcomers and veteran travelers get the most from their visit to one of Italy's most famous cities. Along with background information to all of Florence's major monuments readers will discover great places to eat, sleep and enjoy the dolce vita in the Tuscan capital: Duomo, Uffizi Galleries, Ponte Vecchio, Palazzo Pitti and more.
Smart Guide Italy: Rome
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Series: Smart Guide Italy. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,640. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Smart Guide Italy: Rome 2014 is the most up-to-date and complete guide to the Eternal city. Travelers will find everything they need for an unforgettable visit presented in a convenient and easy-to-use format. Smart Guide includes information on planning a visit, navigating the city, experiencing Italian culture and exploring the beauty of Rome.
Altered Tales
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,010. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
Altered Tales is a collection of ten classic childhood stories with a difference. Each tale provides a new perspective on an age old story and gives familiar characters a chance to experience a different ending. It's a bedtime or anytime book parents can read to younger children or older children can read on their own. Suggested ages: 5+
Quintessential Quotes
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,740. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
There are a lot of words in the world. Billions get written, sent, read and forgotten everyday. Yet originality and great ideas expressed succinctly are rare. In the endless sea of language there is surprisingly little that is memorable. Few sentences are worth repeating and fewer still worth pondering. Quintessential Quotes is an inspiring collection of aphorisms, maxims, adages, and proverbs.
Smart Guide Italy: Southern Cities
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Series: Smart Guide Italy. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,940. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Smart Guide Italy: Southern Cities is a practical guide to six of Italy's most exotic cities. It features useful background and sight information for travelers who wish to discover the monuments and mysteries of Naples, Palermo, Bari, Lecce, Potenza and Reggio Calabria. It is packed with advice and tips that will help newcomers and veteran travelers get the most from their visit to Southern Italy.
Smart Guide Italy: Italy
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Series: Smart Guide Italy. Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 403,450. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Italy may not look big on a map but if countries were measured in history, culture and gastronomy it would be enormous. To see everything is impossible and anyone considering buying a guide to Italy is both supremely ambitious and slightly crazy. If that describes you and you have the energy and time to undertake such a challenging journey then Smart Guide Italy can help guide you along the way.
Smart Guide Italy: Italian Islands
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Series: Smart Guide Italy. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,660. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Smart Guide Italy explores the sights, sounds and flavors that make Sicily, Sardinia and islands in Tuscany, Campania and Puglia special. It includes historical overviews, details about major monuments, important local events, places to eat and sleep, practical information and directions for getting about each of the islands. Travelers will find everything they need for having a memorable holiday.
Smart Guide Italy: Southern Italy
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Series: Smart Guide Italy. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,070. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Smart Guide Italy: Southern Italy is a practical guide to Italy's least visited and most surprising regions. It features useful information on major sights, towns, beaches and parks. The guide provides essential background details as well as advice on where to shop, eat, sleep and experience the best of Southern Italy. Regions covered include: Campania, Puglia, Basilicata and Calabria.
Smart Guide Italy: Central Italy
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Series: Smart Guide Italy. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 170,280. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Smart Guide Italy: Central Italy is a practical guide to Italy's most fascinating regions. It features useful information on major sights, towns, beaches and parks. The guide provides essential background details as well as suggestions on where to shop, eat, sleep and experience Central Italy. Regions covered include: Tuscany, Lazio, Umbria, Le Marche, Abruzzo, Emilia Romagna and Molise.
Smart Guide Italy: Central Italian Cities
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Series: Smart Guide Italy. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,770. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Smart Guide Italy: Central Italian Cities is a practical guide to three of Italy's most fascinating cities. It features useful information on major monuments, museums, events, parks and transportation. The guide provides essential details about what to see and do in each city as well as suggestions on where to shop, eat and sleep in order to experience the best of Rome, Florence and Bologna.
Smart Guide Italy: Bologna & Emilia Romagna
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Series: Smart Guide Italy. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,980. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Smart Guide Italy: Bologna & Emilia Romagna is a practical guide to Italy's most appetizing region. It features useful information on towns, monuments, restaurants and parks. The guide provides essential background details as well as suggestions on where to shop, eat, sleep and experience Emilia Romagna. Destinations include: Bologna, Parma, Ferrara, Modena, Ravenna, the Po Delta and more.
Smart Guide Italy: Sardinia
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Series: Smart Guide Italy. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,110. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Smart Guide Italy: Sardinia is a practical guide to Italy's most relaxing region. It features useful information on major sights, towns, beaches and parks. The guide provides essential background details as well as suggestions on where to shop, eat, sleep and experience Sardinia. Destinations include: Olbia, Costa Smeralda, Alghero, Calglieri and other memorable places in the region.
Smart Guide Italy: Sicily
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Series: Smart Guide Italy. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,700. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Smart Guide Italy: Sicily is a practical guide to Italy's most exotic region. It features useful information on major sights, towns, beaches and parks. The guide provides essential background details as well as suggestions on where to shop, eat, sleep and experience Sicily. Destinations include: Palermo, Cefalu, Aeolian Islands, Mount Etna, Noto, Syracuse, and other memorable places in the region.
Smart Guide Italy: Puglia
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Series: Smart Guide Italy. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,650. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Smart Guide Italy: Puglia is a practical guide to Italy's most underrated region. It features useful information on major sights, towns, beaches and parks. The guide provides essential background details as well as suggestions on where to shop, eat, sleep and experience Puglia. Destinations include: Bari, Gargano, Alberobello, Brindisi, Lecce, Otranto and many other memorable places in the region.
Smart Guide Italy: Basilicata & Calabria
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Series: Smart Guide Italy. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,300. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Smart Guide Italy: Basilicata & Calabria is a practical guide about two of Italy's most remote regions. It features useful information on major sights, towns and parks. The guide provides essential background details as well as suggestions on where to shop, eat, sleep and have fun. Destinations include: Potenza, Matera, Melfi, Maratea, Stilo, Tropea, Reggio Calabria and many more memorable places.
Smart Guide Italy: Abruzzo & Molise
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Series: Smart Guide Italy. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,310. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Smart Guide Italy: Abruzzo & Molise is a practical guide about two of Italy's least visited regions. It features useful information on major sights, towns and parks. The guide provides essential background details as well as suggestions on where to shop, eat, sleep and have fun. Destinations include: L’Aquila, Gran Sasso, Sulmona, Pescara, Campobasso, Volturno, Saepinum and other memorable places.
Smart Guide Italy: Le Marche
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Series: Smart Guide Italy. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,420. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
We hope you enjoy Le Marche as much as we have and that this Smart Guide will help you get the most from your journey to the region. It contains a balance of historic information about major towns, monuments and parks as well as practical hands-on suggestions on where to play, shop, eat, drink and relax. It aims to inspire all the senses and help travelers discover this incredible part of Italy.
Smart Guide Italy: Umbria
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Series: Smart Guide Italy. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,100. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Smart Guide Italy: Umbria is a hands-on guide to one of Italy's most underrated regions. Travelers will find everything they need to experience all the region has to offer. The guide is packed with the latest practical information on what to see, where to eat and drink, and how to get the most from a holiday in Umbria.
Smart Guide Italy: Northern Italy
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Series: Smart Guide Italy. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 129,710. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Smart Guide Italy: Northern Italy is a comprehensive guide to Northern Italy featuring practical information on all the major towns, cities and regions in the area. The guide is divided by region and provides essential background information as well as suggestions on where to eat, sleep and have fun. Regions covered include: Liguria, Piedmont, Aosta, Lombardy, Trentino-Alto Adige and Veneto.
Smart Guide Italy: Trentino-Alto Adige
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Series: Smart Guide Italy. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,210. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Smart Guide Italy: Trentino-Alto Adige is the perfect digital guide for discovering one of Italy's most remote regions. Smart Guide provides essential background, cultural, and practical information that makes a holiday memorable. The guide is divided into the two provinces that constitute the region and has been researched and written by local residents who experience everything they write about.
Smart Guide Italy Northern Cities: Milan, Venice, Turin & Genova
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Series: Smart Guide Italy. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,820. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Smart Guide Italy: Northern Cities is for travelers who want to experience urban Italy. It covers four remarkable Northern Italian cities that are relatively close geographically yet infinitely different culturally and artistically. Milan, Venice, Turin and Genova each offer a unique experience but seeing them all in succession provides an even greater sensation and a singular insight into Italy.
Smart Guide Italy: Genova and Liguria
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Series: Smart Guide Italy. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,690. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Smart Guide Italy: Genova and Liguria contains information that helps travelers get the most from their trip to Italy. Along with essential facts about all of Genova's major monuments readers will discover great places to eat, sleep and enjoy Liguria. The guide covers: Portofino, Cinque Terre, Portovenere, Savona, Albenga, Sanremo and more.
Smart Guide Italy: Turin, Piedmont and Aosta Valley
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Series: Smart Guide Italy. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,080. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Smart Guide Italy: Turin, Piedmont and Aosta Valley contains information that will help travelers get the most from their visit to Italy's northwest. Along with essential background to all of Turin's major monuments readers will discover great places to eat, sleep and enjoy Alpine life. The guide also covers: Alba, Asta, Susa, Aosta, Courmayer, ski resorts and Italy's largest national park.
Smart Guide Italy: Grand Tour Rome, Florence, Venice and Naples
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Series: Smart Guide Italy. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,560. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Grand Tour Rome, Florence, Venice and Naples combines four of Italy's most fascinating cities in one practical guide. Now travelers with the time and energy to set-off on their own Grand Tour can get useful sight, entertainment, dining, accommodation, and transport information. Grand Tour is written by full-time residents, features a convenient TOC and provides plenty of insight into Italy.
Smart Guide Italy: Naples and Campania
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Series: Smart Guide Italy. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,440. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Smart Guide Italy: Naples & Campania provides everything travelers needs for discovering Italy's most misunderstood city and a region overflowing with historic and natural marvels. It delves into all the fascinating neighborhoods in Naples as well as the enchanting islands of the Gulf. It includes sight, entertainment, food, accommodation and practical knowledge that will make your trip memorable.
Smart Guide Italy: Venice & Veneto
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Series: Smart Guide Italy. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,830. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Museums of the World
Smart Guide Italy: Venice & Veneto provides everything travelers needs for discovering Italy's most unique city and its surrounding region. It covers all six of Venice's sestiere (neighborhoods) and lagoon islands including the Lido, Murano and Burano. Verona, Padova, Vicenza and Treviso are also covered in detail for visitors intending to explore the Veneto region.
Smart Guide Italy: Rome & Lazio
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Series: Smart Guide Italy. Price: $3.25 USD. Words: 76,980. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Museums of the World
Smart Guide Italy is the only digital travel guide that covers all of Italy's regions and is written, researched, and investigated by full-time residents. Each title in the series provides insights to the most important monuments and useful information for eating, drinking, sleeping and having a good time in Italy.
Smart Guide Italy: Milan & Lombardy
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Series: Smart Guide Italy. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,680. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Museums of the World
Smart Guide Italy is the only digital travel guide that covers all of Italy's regions and is written, researched, and investigated by full-time residents. Each title in the series provides insights to the most important monuments and useful information for eating, drinking, sleeping and having a good time in Italy. Visitors no longer have to lug around heavy guides with unrelevent chapters.
Smart Guide Italy: Florence & Tuscany
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Series: Smart Guide Italy. Price: $3.25 USD. Words: 42,100. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Museums of the World
Smart Guide Italy is the only digital travel guide that covers all of Italy's regions and is written, researched, and investigated by full-time residents. Each title in the series provides insights to the most important monuments and useful information for eating, drinking, sleeping and having a good time in Italy.

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