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Gorgeous Girls and Beastly Folk: Another Opinionated Essay From the Same Disgruntled Narrator (Snarktales From Fairyland 2) by Marie Lesley
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,220. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015. Categories: Essay » Literature, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
...Do you envy Beauty for her Gargantuan Library more than you do her prince? ...Have you ever thought it Rather Odd of the Beast to make such a fuss over a little rose? ...And was there or was there not a Roguish Suitor after Beauty's hand? So ask we all! These and many more questions the Snarky Narrator grapples with.
Hey! I'm the Talking Tom in your mobile. by Soumyodeep Chatterjee
Price: Free! Words: 570. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2015. Categories: Essay » Literature
It is an essay that tells the woes of the virtual pet in the mobile of most of us. The virtual pet should be treated same as a real one , that is the only expectation of this pet cat.
Everybody Wants to Write a Book by Kimberly A Bettes
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,560. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2015. Categories: Essay » Literature
In this essay, Bettes hits us with the truth about the four most common things people say to writers that drive them crazy. But she softens the blow with a touch of humor.
10.000 Palabras Inicios by Luis F. Molina L.
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 10,000. Language: Spanish. Published: April 11, 2015. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Logic
Ser un ignorante puede ser peligroso y el creer que no lo eres también puede serlo por eso has de ver si lo eres o no, y si el camino que has elegido es el correcto, porque entre el nacimiento y la muerte pudiste o no haber tomado tus propias decisiones y si no estas dispuesto a cambiar eso has de estar preparado para vivir de un modo monótono y absurdo por eso lee y ve si estas listo o no.
Imagine Carnivalesque: A Duo of Psychoanalytical Essays on South Asian Literature and Gender Identity by Ashok Rajamani
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,240. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2015. Categories: Essay » Literature
Award-winning new author Ashok Rajamani returns with this explosive book of bold and insightful literary criticism, which explore the works of Salman Rushdie and other South Asian writers. Uncover the unconscious of the subcontinent through two psychoanalytical essays that deconstruct inner gender codes, sexuality, and other secrets of subversion.
Glass Apple by Eugy Enoch
Price: Free! Words: 1,680. Language: Simple English. Published: April 8, 2015 by Logger books. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Essay » Literature
This work: Glass Apple—a Toast to the Reality of Life and Truth is about the lessons I have learnt in life: all the lessons of life with its Adventures and Conquests, Battles and Victories, De-motivations and Motivations, Pains and Joy, Moments of Sadness and Hope. All life valuable lessons can be read in every line of this work.
Review of Having a Good Cry: Effeminate Feelings and Pop-Culture Forms, Femspec Issue 6.2 by Erin A. Smith
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 1,310. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2015 by Femspec Journal. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
“Having a Good Cry is part of a series called ‘The Theory and Interpretation of Narrative’ from Ohio State University Press, and Warhol is correct to characterize her project as (in part) bringing a feminist narratology” to cultural studies (24). This is the source of both the project’s strengths and weaknesses.”
Gender Issues in The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction, Femspec Issue 6.2 by Beverly Bow
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 1,140. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2015 by Femspec Journal. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
“Hollinger cites several of these works to demonstrate feminist challenges to heterosexual and patriarchal hegemony, feminist techniques of defamiliarization (e.g., re female human nature), and feminist appropriations of standard sf figures, such as aliens and cyborgs, to question traditional notions of dominance and status.
MY STUBBORNNESS ENDS TODAY by Benjamin Okochi
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 12,950. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2015. Categories: Essay » Literature
Chika was already becoming a delinquent in his Igbo village, not even listening to a word of his mother’s. She then decided to hand him over to Papa, the disciplinarian. Before long, Papa was having a tremendous success with reforming Chika. Then he took ill, and Chika’s condition worsened. With Papa taken to Kano indefinitely for medical care, Chika was to have a free reign.
The Proverbs on Wealth, Household, Business and more by Ryan Marks
Price: Free! Words: 8,300. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2015. Categories: Essay » Literature
A large collection of verses on the title
27 Views of Greensboro by Marianne Gingher
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 50,610. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2015 by Eno Publishers. Categories: Essay » Literature
27 Views of Greensboro features the works of twenty-seven contemporary writers who write about life in their hometown. In a variety of genres and a wide-range of subjects they create a sense of place, a storied mosaic about the Gate City (and along the way explain why it's called the Gate City). Writers include Fred Chappell, Michael Parker, Diya Abdo, Quinn Dalton, Jim Schlosser, Jim Dodson.
REGULARITY - BUNK AT YOUR OWN PERIL by Sundeep Keramalu
Price: Free! Words: 320. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2015. Categories: Essay » Literature
I don’t like to work in an office. So does my dad. So does my brother. So does my wife. We are the dreamer frogs in a well. When the moon shined bright enough, we’d take the big leap.
Horrific Reads: Horror Fiction and Graphic Novels, 2012-2015 by Evan Gillespie
Series: What Were We Thinking?!. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,140. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Essay » Literature
Zombies, demons, psychotic killers, ravenous predators, vengeful teenagers--all the scariest characters from horror fiction show up in this collection of essays and reviews, an opinionated meditation on how the horror genre has been getting in our faces lately.
The Hard Price of Freedom by Jason Wallace
Series: History and Historical Fiction · Rising Fast. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2015 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Essay » Literature, Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
The son of Juan Hernań Valdez de Araya and a Caribbean slave, Eduardo, learn that freedom always comes with a price, and that price must be paid by those most deprived of it, the most desirous to have it. Some will sacrifice their all for the sweet embrace of it and for that of those dear to them. Only those that have known true deprivation can appreciate its loving reward.
Mozart's Brain - Number 5 by Wim Baren
Price: Free! Words: 2,010. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2015. Categories: Essay » Literature
Mozart was a prolific composer, and he had a huge amount of material to draw upon as he continued to compose new pieces. This is very liberating, helping him find more thematic ideas. As a writer, you also can help your efforts by seeing again what you’ve already written. At the same time, you can – and should – get the courage to throw out stuff you’ve written and start over.
Taking Out the Trash: Octavia E. Butler’s Wild Seed and the Feminist Voice in American SF, Femspec Issue 6.2 by Andrew Deman
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 3,920. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2015 by Femspec Journal. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
The world of SF is introduced for a complex female character in the form of the maternal shape-shifter, Anyanwu. Butler’s depiction of womanhood through Anyanwu defamiliarizes the construction of women in science fiction.
Full Grown People: Greatest Hits, Volume 1 by Jennifer Niesslein
Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 72,490. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2015. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Life stages / general
Full Grown People's first book! An anthology of 30 essays from the site, Full Grown People: Greatest Hits, Volume One takes you on a tour around the awkward ages in adulthood. The Writer magazine says that Full Grown People publishes "powerful personal essays that examine the human experience with candor and wit."
Book Reviews and Books & Media Received, Femspec Issue 9.1, 2008 by Femspec Journal
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 4,160. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2015. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
Book Reviews of two Nava Semel books: IsraIsland. Yedioth Ahronoth Books and Chemed Books: Tel-Aviv, Miskal, 2005, 275 pp., paperback, Hebrew and The Rat Laughs. Tel-Aviv, Miskal Yedioth Ahronoth Books and Chemed Books, 2007, both reviewed by Lani Ravin and several books and media received. Summarized by different Femspec staff members.