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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: $1.99 USD. Words: 37,800. 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: 15,550. 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.
The Pot of Wisdom by Ivanete Durso Rocha
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 11,690. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 27, 2016 by ibrahim Sarı. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The distinguished surname Durso originated in an area of Italy, known as the Papal States. Although people were originally known only by a single name, it became necessary for people to adapt a second name to identify themselves as populations grew and travel became more frequent.
Mevlana Celaleddin Rumi by ibrahim Sarı
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 15,920. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 19, 2016 by ibrahim Sarı. Categories: Essay » Literature(5.00 from 1 review)
Mevlana Celaleddin RUMİ The discipline of Mevlevi Order was established by Mevlevi’s son Sultan Veled, his disciple Chalabi Husameddin, and his grandson Ulu Arif Chalabi in order to pass on his teachings to future generations. Ever since then, the “order” has been presided over by a Makam Chalabi (Chief Master) elected from among Mevlana’s offspring.
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.
Dirt by Paul Corusoe
Price: Free! Words: 1,160. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2011. Categories: Essay » Literature(5.00 from 1 review)
A rodent is beautified in crucifixion, a wayward rocket skews to destruction, and an ancient predator lurks in our archetypal memories -- all at a summer night's baseball game.
Kafka and Orwell on China: Essays on India and China by Zafar Anjum
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,390. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2011. Categories: Essay » Political, Essay » Literature(5.00 from 1 review)
This book contains four well-researched essays that deal with the subject of India and China. The author has tried to examine the two countries through the eyes of eminent writers and thinkers such as Rabindranath Tagore, Kafka and Orwell.
Meet a Jerk, Get to Work, How to Write Villains and the Occasional Hero by Jaqueline Girdner
Price: Free! Words: 2,760. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference, Essay » Literature(5.00 from 1 review)
An article by USA Today Bestselling author Jaqueline Girdner on how to find your fiction characters and settings in everyday life.
story behind story: Blackout by K.G. Deloas
Price: Free! Words: 1,160. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2011 by LogosMythos Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing, Essay » Literature(5.00 from 1 review)
On Thursday, September 8th, 2011, at 3:38 pm, the lights went out. Zap. Just like that. The power outage stretched from south Orange County to as far east as Arizona’s Yuma, digging well south into Mexico. It affected seven million people. Authorities raced to restore power. People set up block parties. Neighbors met neighbors. Some of us sought a quiet night. And a little inspiration.
Een Actueel Kerstverhaal: Eigen Boom Eerst by Benn Flore
Price: $1.69 USD. Words: 940. Language: Dutch. Published: December 16, 2011. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Essay » Literature(5.00 from 1 review)
Is ervoor zo'n stekelige kerstboom die er anders uit ziet dan de rest wel plaats in het bos? Wat vindt de oude eik daarvan en waarom waait de populier met alle winden mee? 'Eigen Boom Eerst, is een actueel kerstverhaal. Een ontluisterend debat met en passende afloop.
Heartfelt Devotionals, 366 devotions for common sense living by Brenda J Wood
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,500. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Essay » Literature(5.00 from 1 review)
the heartfelt devotionals are short, well-written and to the point. most are sprinkled with humour. they are well thought out, crisp and snappy. the author, herself a recovered bulimic, pulls no punches but addresses a myriad of topics with honesty. some quizzes and puzzles add a different twist. this is not the usual run of the mill devotional read.
Ireland Calling Me Home Sonnets by Susanna C. Mahoney
Price: Free! Words: 9,410. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2012. Categories: Essay » Literature(5.00 from 1 review)
This is a narrative of the lost sonnets of the Irish poets of the 1800's and additional Irish cultures with links for readers to investigate on their own.
Hypatia: Her Life and Times by Faith L. Justice
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,930. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Essay » Literature(5.00 from 1 review)
Hypatia of Alexandria. Who was she? A brilliant 5C scientist murdered by a religious mob? An aging academic killed by a rival political force? A sorceress who kept Alexandria in thrall through satanic wiles? Innovative mathematician or a geometry teacher? Discover the answers to these questions and more through this collection of essays on the life and times of Hypatia, Lady Philosopher.
James Joyce Reincarnated: The WordGuru, Glen Kealey by Don A Lashomb
Price: Free! Words: 29,900. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh(5.00 from 1 review)
In Canada there lives a most interesting man whose creativity, radical use of language, strange themes and wide range of thought are comparable only to James Joyce in his late period. But what is the difference and the value of Joyce having been a playful, literary author rather than a serious, deadpan guru? This study investigates.