- African American fiction
- Alternative history
- Children’s books
- Coming of age
- Cultural & ethnic themes
- Fairy tales
- Gay & lesbian fiction
- Graphic novels & comics
- Humor & comedy
- Literary collections
- Mystery & detective
- Plays & Screenplays
- Science fiction
- Themes & motifs
- Thriller & suspense
- Transgressional fiction
- Visionary & metaphysical
- Women's fiction
- Young adult or teen
- Antiques & Collectibles
- Art, Architecture, Photography
- Business & Economics
- Career Guides
- Children's Books
- Comics (nonfictional)
- Computers and Internet
- Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits
- Education and Study Guides
- Engineering, trades, and technology
- Gay and Lesbian
- General reference
- Health, wellbeing, & medicine
- Home and Garden
- Language Instruction
- Literary criticism
- New Age
- Politics and Current Affairs
- Relationships and Family
- Religion and Spirituality
- Science and Nature
- Sex and Relationships
- Social Science
- Sports & outdoor recreation
- True Crime
I Was Raised To Be A Lert by Pearl Vork-Zambory
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,490. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012 by Red Bird Chapbooks. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire(5.00 from 7 reviews)
I Was Raised To Be A Lert is a collection of short childhood stories based on the life and blog posts of Pearl Vork-Zambory.
Underground Railway Theater, Engine of Delight & Social Change by Wes Sanders & Debra Wise
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 125,820. Language: American English. Published: July 4, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism, Essay » Literature(5.00 from 4 reviews)
JULIE TAYMOR: "I am delighted to see this ebook on the great output of the Underground Railway Theater...a testament to the unbridled experimentation & success they have achieved." Written by the founding co-directors, with VIDEOS of PERFORMANCES combining ACTORS, PUPPETS & MUSIC in the DEVISING OF ENGAGED PLAYS from improvisation, it also includes PUPPET-COMMISSIONS from orchestras like the BSO
Poems to Read, Enjoy and Learn by Edupedia Publications Pvt Ltd
Price: Free! Words: 4,300. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2013. Categories: Essay » Literature(5.00 from 3 reviews)
This is a sample collection of poems by renowned poet Shashikant Nishnat Sharma, who has written scores of poems in English, Hindi, Bhojpuri and Urdu. His many collections of books have got published and we are happy to bring out his eBooks for the readers through SmashWords. His poetry has such a wide spectrum of coverage that you will surely find some of them best suited for you.
Potter of the Souls--A Short Story by Tabatha Deans
Price: Free! Words: 2,200. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014. Categories: Essay » Literature(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Faced with spending the remainder of his days in a depressing nursing home, Luke spends his time yearning for the eternal nap, and the day he will once again see the love of his life.
A Letter to Brody by R.S. Guthrie
Price: Free! Words: 1,400. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting, Essay » Literature(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This is a letter, written in lieu of a eulogy by a grieving father to his son, who died at two months of age from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). It is a heartfelt tribute, meant to resonate with any parent who has lost a child; a beacon, perhaps---a suggestion of light and hope within the maelstrom of unimaginable, devastating loss.
The Making of an Indie Writer by Kim Antieau
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,800. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2011 by Green Snake Publishing. Categories: Essay » Literature, Essay » Author profile(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Kim Antieau published 6 novels with major publishers over 15 years. But when she finished her latest, The Fish Wife, she chose to publish it herself. Why would she do this? In a word: freedom. Indie publishing gives her the freedom to write what she wants and bring it directly to her readers. This essay explains how she embraced indie publishing and what it means for indie readers everywhere.
What's It All About, Shakespeare? An Introduction To The Bard Of Avon by S. A. Markham
Series: What's It All About, Shakespeare?. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,350. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Literature, Essay » Literature(5.00 from 2 reviews)
What's It All About, Shakespeare? is a series aimed at demystifying Shakespeare's work. This first instalment, 'An Introduction to The Bard of Avon' offers a short biography of the world's most famous playwright, an introduction to his works and a guide to understanding them. Think Shakespeare's boring? Think again.
The Legacy by David Sil
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,520. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012. Categories: Essay » Literature, Screenplays » Documentary(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A true story about how a wise and loving grandmother left her grandson a priceless legacy. An enchanting tale of how her devotion continued to change his life after her passing. The book transports you to an enigmatic, almost fairytale space, which is vibrantly relevant to the modern world.
Observations of A Transplanted Southern Belle by Laurie Smith
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,630. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2012. Categories: Essay » Literature(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A collection of columns published in the 1990's by southern humorist, Laurie Byrne Smith. Topics include mothers and mothers in law, children, holidays and finances. From sweet tea to BBQ to 99% humidity, being a child in North Carolina is a true southern experience.
2017: The Battle for Marghdeen by Khurram Shafique
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,350. Language: British English. Published: August 13, 2012. Categories: Essay » Political, Essay » Literature(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Marghdeen is the name of the ideal society conceived by the poet-philosopher Iqbal in 1932. It is a world where life is inside-out, people know their destinies and there is no poverty, neediness, crime or injustice. In this book the author shows how such a society can be achieved in a short space of time, as long as we change our perception of history and other domains of knowledge.
Footprints in the Snow by Jennifer McMurrain
Price: Free! Words: 3,630. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Essay » Literature(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Julie and her young daughter, Emily, find themselves with no place to go on a blizzardy Christmas Eve. How will Julie keep Emily's innocence intact while fighting for their very survival?
The Old Schoolhouse by Noelle Ryan
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,910. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2013. Categories: Essay » Literature(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A short story of an evocative visit to an old country schoolhouse. Tender memories are recalled and serve as a contrast to our modern age. One person in particular , stands out, The Master. A person gifted with empathy and humor, he gives the old schoolhouse its singular identity.
How Tony Wrote and Published Two Novels by Tony Alan Grayson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 37,420. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2013. Categories: Essay » Literature(5.00 from 2 reviews)
How Tony Wrote and Published Two Novels is a guidebook to explain how I researched, wrote, edited, published, and marketed two novels in the e-book format. A Voice from New Mill Creek: The Methodists, a Drama, is both Historical Fiction and Christian Fiction. Goodnight Paige is a Contemporary Romance.
An Alternative Handbook to the Maltese Temples - a Cosmic Perspective and Guide. by Francis Xavier Aloisio
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,660. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Essay » Literature(5.00 from 2 reviews)
For the first time, we have a ‘handbook’ that gives us a metaphysical and an alternative perspective of the unique prehistoric temples of Malta. Humanity has now reached the stage where it is open, eager & hungry enough for the ‘truth.’ It is time to come into a better understanding of these magnificent and mysterious structures, and to find out what truly happened on the islands of Malta & Gozo.
Different Times by Nunzia Castaldo
Price: Free! Words: 2,750. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2015. Categories: Essay » Literature(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The life we are faced with situations that become part of our inner selves and become poetry sometimes sweet and gentle like memories of a happy childhood, other painful and sad when we are exposed to the lack of what we hold most dear. The collection of poems Different Times captures these feelings. Enjoy the reading
LSD Hits The Books #1: Fifty Shades Of Grey by Mikey Lee Ray
Price: Free! Words: 14,950. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2015. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Books & Reading(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This is a book review series we here at LSD Magazine have just started, our first book is 50 Shades of Grey. Enjoy.
The Bonfire Heart of DB Winters by Adnan W Sarwar
Price: Free! Words: 5,950. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy, Essay » Literature(5.00 from 1 review)
The Angel of Death has come to a leafy town in Northern England to take the soul of an old soldier. It appears to be a routine extraction. However, DB Winters is no ordinary old man. Neither was he an ordinary soldier. A tale of love, sacrifice, bloodshed, Tehran and how man can sometimes even make the Angel of Death ponder on the astonishing capacity man has to forge bonds with others.
Energizing - One Minute Read - (OMR) - Stories by Pat Ritter
Series: Stories Written at Pomona Writers Group. Price: Free! Words: 25,300. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2016. Categories: Essay » Literature, Fiction » Adventure » General(5.00 from 1 review)
Each week in 2015 I attended the Pomona Writers Group. The facilitator asked us to write a story about a topic he chose. These stories less than 500 words are OMR (One Minute Read). I hope you enjoy reading each one.
Why YA? (And What Is It, Anyway?) by Atthys J Gage
Price: Free! Words: 5,250. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2016. Categories: Essay » Literature(5.00 from 1 review)
The year 1967 saw the publication of The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton, arguably the first book of serious literature for young adult readers. Since then, YA has exploded into one of the largest markets in fiction with tens of thousands of new titles published every year. In this quick essay, we explore how it a tiny niche-genre grew into a major marketplace phenomenon.
- Essay > Sociology
- Essay > Author profile
- Nonfiction > Biography > Autobiographies & Memoirs
- Essay > Political
- Fiction > Literature > Literary
- Nonfiction > Inspiration > Personal inspiration
- Nonfiction > Education and Study Guides > Essays
- Fiction > Poetry > Contemporary Poetry
- Fiction > Humor & comedy > General
- Fiction > Poetry > Spiritual