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La ciencia ficción de Isaac Asimov by Rodolfo Martínez
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 102,220. Language: Spanish. Published: January 10, 2012 by Sportula. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Essay » Author profile
Premio Ignotus 2013 al Mejor Libro de Ensayo. En este libro Rodolfo Martinez repasa de un modo exhaustivo la narrativa de ciencia ficción de Asimov, y lo hace desde una perspectiva cronológica, comenzando por los primeros relatos que escribió en su adolescencia y terminando por su novela póstuma «Hacia la Fundación», con la que cerraba el ciclo narrativo que le había hecho famoso.
Le miroir aux kamis by J.H. Jugie-Lamidey
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 89,570. Language: French. Published: August 14, 2010. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Quel étrange message s'était affiché sur leur Iphone? Se pouvait-il que Franck soit encore vivant ? Sept ans après sa disparition mystérieuse au Japon... Les jumeaux étaient partis sans réfléchir sur les traces de leur père, et ils le regrettaient presque, confrontés à la plus incroyable des aventures, alors que les kamis légendaires s'éveillent pour les guider... ou les damner ?
Raised By White Trash by Steve Berger
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 116,560. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Essay » Author profile
True, dark and hilarious stories about a boy in rural Missouri in the 1970's and his ordeals with parents, teachers, siblings and porn. If you come away from reading this book knowing more about yourself and how to get along in the world around you then you read it wrong!
Shoes & Ships & Sealing Wax by Alma Alexander
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,710. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2011. Categories: Essay » Author profile
Human lives are full of moments, bright or dark – moments when you feel your breath being taken away by the beauty of a starlit sky, or feel your heart broken by the passing of a beloved pet, or being surprised by joy, or falling into a memory. There are moments in which you reflect on the things that you do, on the person who you are, on the life that you have lived, are living, or yearn for.
Why Does the Cheese Always Fall? (A Guide to Faking Adulthood) by Aprill Brandon
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 64,270. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Essay » Author profile(5.00 from 1 review)
As a humor columnist for over a decade, Aprill Brandon has been documenting her transition to adulthood, from college to the Dirty 30 and beyond, in newspapers and media websites around the country. This book, based on her award-winning columns, has everything young people, the young at heart and fans of horrible stick-figure art will ever need to know about putting on a convincing grown-up act.
Random Musings From the Funny Girl Or How to Make the Most of Multiple Personality Disorder by Gini Koch
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 97,010. Language: American English. Published: February 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Essay » Author profile
What do space exploration, dog farts, and Cupid have in common? They're all part of the wonderful world of wacked out humor that comes from the mind of Gini Koch.
Flights From My Terrace by Santosh Bakaya
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,690. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2014. Categories: Essay » Author profile(4.82 from 11 reviews)
This book is a collection of 58 essays most of which are based on observations from my terrace. Some have been written quashed in ramshackle buses while commuting from home to work place. Still others have been written from the snug confines of a car, watching ordinary life pass by with its extraordinary hues. These myriad hues have coloured my life and enriched it, hope they enrich yours also.
Think and Think Again... by Michael Patrick Boelens
Price: $737.00 USD. Words: 99,160. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success, Essay » Author profile
The purpose of this book is to inspire you to begin thinking for yourself. Why? Because we live in a society that is always dictating or telling us what to do, when to do it, and how to do it. We live in a society that has taken over our lives and our ability to think for ourselves.
Middle Age Cranky at 100: Fine Whines & Muddled Memories by Howard Baldwin
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,700. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2012. Categories: Essay » Author profile
Howard Baldwin isn't really a cranky guy; he just plays one in his blog. In this compilation of his first 100 columns, he wends his way with both humor and harrumph through the aggravations of 21st century life, but also touches on nostalgia, accumulated wisdom, and appreciation both for the way things are and the way they used to be.
Ripples from the Blaze by Wilberg Vetimore
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 130,230. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Screenplays » Biographical
Memoir: An incredible journey of a Power Broker; love, romance, hate, triumph, failures, enlightenment. On the journey, no man knows whether love or hate awaits him. To foresee the end, we must examine the beginning. "The beginning and the end are One."
Fall Fever by Richard Trump
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 71,760. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2012 by AniLibre. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Biology, Essay » Author profile
A humorous and entertaining narration of a long career as a teacher of high school sophomores. “Mister Trump” taught biology for 41 years – interrupted only by two years in the U.S. Navy during the Second World War. If his students had known that he was journaling his teaching experiences perhaps they might have been more careful of their antics. But then we wouldn’t have as many funny stories.
William Harvey - A Collection of his works by William Harvey
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 114,760. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013 by James. Categories: Essay » Author profile
When William Harvey first published his Complete Manual of Freemasonry (Ritual) in 1917 there were few printed rituals available, and many lodges have since adopted it. He also wrote many lectures on Freemasonry, now out of print. This e-book is published with the intention of making his works readily available.
The Church of Tango by Cherie Magnus
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 80,170. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014 by Enrico Massetti. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The Church of Tango is a passionate memoir of tragedy and adventure, lust and music, romance and tango, and above all, survival. A dancer all her life, she’d had to put it on hold while raising her artistic sons and caring for her dying husband. Now as she set her suitcase down on the ancient cobblestones of a Paris courtyard, she wondered—48 years old, 6,000 miles away from home knowing no one...
2012's Honestly, The Time is Now 2.0 by Jean-Renaud Cherubin
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,000. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success, Essay » Author profile
Every entrepreneur needs guidelines to follow before they can become a leader themselves. 2012's Honestly, The Time is Now 2.0! dives into how people use the power of the internet to chase that ever so elusive often mythical American Dream. 'Now' is the time to start or enhance your online presence. See how an average Joe used the internet to change his life around. Read the description below...
When Rupert Murdoch Came to Tea: A Memoir by David Nunan
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,900. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013 by Wayzgoose Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Essay » Author profile
This is acclaimed linguist and author David Nunan’s fascinating account of growing up in the Australian outback in the 1950s and 1960s. (Publisher’s note: Spellings and vocabulary are Australian English; a glossary of terms that may be unfamiliar to North Americans is provided at the back of the book.)
Mourning Has Broken by Carol Ann Balawyder
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,640. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Essay » Author profile
Giving herself a year of mourning after her sister's untimely death, the author goes about her life as memories and myriads of emotions assail her. Through it all, she explores the meaning of life and the changing of her beliefs, taking the reader through a journey of sorrow, grief, regret, joy and hope.
I Left My Heart At Stanford . . . by Don Coover III
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 65,190. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / heart, Essay » Author profile
The impact of being born six weeks prematurely with an inherited connective tissue disorder wasn't completely understood until later in life. As a child, Don was always aware of having a tender skin which would cut and become traumatized very easily. With proper precautions in life style and his guarded approach to physical activities, he could lead a fairly normal life.
Rising Celestials (Восхождение небожителей) by Sergey Tsevmenko
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,150. Language: Russian. Published: October 25, 2012 by irisbook publishers. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Essay » Literature
«Восхождение небожителей» — пронзительная, отчаянная и искренняя исповедь молодого писателя, разочаровавшегося в своей жизни.
Goat Lips: Tales of a Lapsed Englishman by Matthew Taylor
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,570. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Essay » Author profile
A thought-provoking romp through a lapsed Englishman’s life, who—after a quarter century of living in the United States—realized he’d neglected to renew his subscription to England. Matthew’s relentless wit and insight is front and center as we bounce between England and the United States, experiencing one hilarious, and sometimes poignant, tale after another.