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The Sunless Parlour by Lara Biyuts
Price: $9.90 USD. Words: 64,340. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2010. Categories: Essay » Author profile
Notes, stories and translations by author of the novels La Lune Blanche, Forever Jocelyn and La Arme Blanche. “…in a sunless parlour where an old clock ticked in the shadows and a cat slept by the empty grate.” (Evelyn Waugh, Brideshead Revisited)
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.
Of Moose and Men: A Skewed Look at Life in Alaska by A. E. Poynor
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 60,370. Language: American English. Published: July 9, 2012. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
The first volume in a series of collected humor columns written by award-winning author A. E. Poynor. For less than twenty percent of what you paid for the latte you'll spew out your nose while reading this book, you can learn about everyday life in Alaska where laughing about the trials unique to the country is much better than just shivering in the cold.
Tales of the AGT by Brian Paul Allison
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 112,470. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2014. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A behind-the-scenes look at the wonderful world of the Adventure Game Theater, a live-action role-playing game that made its mark in the field of holistic and New Age studies at such places as Omega Institute and the Center for Symbolic Studies...
The Universe Next Door: A Personal Odyssey by Judith Hemenway
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 53,520. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2013. Categories: Essay » Author profile
Adventures abound in this exciting journey into the sea written by an avid and experienced scuba diver. Written from a personal perspective that will enable the reader to experience a wide range of adventures, from light-hearted and funny to tense and suspenseful. The author calls "The Universe Next Door" her love song to the sea and to scuba divers everywhere.
27 Views of Raleigh by Eno Publishers
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,050. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Categories: Essay » Literature, Essay » Author profile
27 VIEWS of RALEIGH: The City of Oaks in Prose & Poetry is a hometown anthology. The book features the work of twenty-seven (plus two) Raleighites who create a literary montage of North Carolina's capital city in fiction, essays, and poetry.
Philip K. Dick: The Dream Connection by D. Scott Apel
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,190. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
"A very impressive must-read for serious PKD readers." --Science Fiction Chronicle. This exceptional anthology includes an 8 hour interview with Philip K. Dick, detailing his March '74 "mystical experiences," plus numerous essays, including Robert Anton Wilson on PKD's experiences, R. Faraday Nelson on collaborating with PKD, a short story in which PKD fictionalizes his experiences, and much more.
Running in the Back of the Pack by Bettie Wailes
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 73,540. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging, Essay » Author profile
Startling with Bettie's first run, this story follows her journey from 5Ks to ultras, love to loss, grief to healing, from her first marathon to more than 225 more. She's logged more miles than she thought possible, and she's still going-on track to complete more than 70 this year. She runs in the back of the pack, where the view is different. Some benefits were expected--some quite surprising.
Here and Away: Discovering Home on an Island in Maine by Deborah Cummins
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 96,560. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2012. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
After years of being drawn to northeast Maine from her native Midwest, Deborah Cummins traveled to Deer Isle, an island in eastern Penobscot Bay. In this gathering of essays and lyrical meditations that span several years Cummins invites readers to join in her journey of discovery, an eloquent exploration of the meaning of home and the differences between being from someplace and of a place.
A Cafe in Space: The Anais Nin Literary Journal, Volume 12 by Anais Nin
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,780. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2015 by Sky Blue Press. Categories: Essay » Literature, Essay » Author profile
Vol. 12 of the only current Anais Nin literary journal contains excerpts from Nin's diary on the famous "come as your madness" party, previously unknown letters about the JFK assassination that prove Nin was not apolitical, a study of how Nin's first abortion symbolized her life philosophy, examinations of Nin's fiction and the humor of the Durrells, poetry, art, and book reviews.