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Both Sides Now: A True Story of Love, Loss and Bold Living by Nancy Sharp
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 60,770. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014. Categories: Essay » Author profile
The past is simply part of our story; just not the whole story...On the very day that Nancy Sharp delivered premature twins, she learned that her husband's brain cancer returned after eighteen months in remission. Less than three years later, at the age of 37, she became a widow. But while many in that situation would crumble, Nancy had an innate ability to hold life and death in the same moment.
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.
The Church of Tango by Cherie Magnus
Price: $5.99 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...
Close up by Efraín Huerta
Price: $100.00 USD. Words: 120,100. Language: Spanish. Published: May 14, 2014 by Ediciones La Rana. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Essay » Literature
Incisivo, Crítico, Pero Siempre Con El humor fino Que le caracterizó, Efraín Huerta colaboró Durante Las Décadas de 1940 y 1950 en Diversas Publicaciones estafa Columnas Dedicadas a la Crítica Cinematográfica.
50 Days Turning 50 One Man's Sobering Realization it's NOT the New 40s! by Jon-David
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,010. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Essay » Author profile
Male menopause? You betcha! Turning 50, compels me to want to do physical harm to anyone who says crap like, “Fifty is the new forty.” And yet, I might make out with them if they tell me I don’t look my age. I had no idea I would be such a dude-bitch about turning fifty.
Man-Child by Michael Jenkins
Price: Free! Words: 55,580. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2014. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General(5.00 from 1 review)
In this collection of 21 essays, Michael Jenkins takes a humorous approach to the stresses of every day life. Whether he is questioning how a one-thumbed co-worker might turn a doorknob or is being followed by his creepy future self in a pornographic video store, Michael's essays are funny, honest, and philosophical as an immature man searching for identity in the adult world
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.
Theologian & Philosopher of Liberty: Essays of Evaluation & Criticism in Honor of Michael Novak by Acton Institute
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 100,430. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2014. Categories: Essay » Author profile
Throughout his long and rich career as a theologian and philosopher, Michael Novak has written on a formidable number of subjects. Though most well- known for his contributions to the conversation between theology and economics, Novak has also written on topics such as the ethics of nuclear deterrence, the Second Vatican Council, the welfare state, liberation theology, concepts of subjectivity...
The Incidental Muslim by Amal Awad
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,150. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Essay » Author profile
The Incidental Muslim is an honest, witty and heartfelt collection of columns and new musings by writer Amal Awad on growing up in Australia as a hybrid identity, with a look at career, life, love, feminism and her love of storytelling (even though Hollywood just can’t get their portrayals of Muslims right).
Scribbling Women & The Real-Life Romance Heroes Who Love Them by Hope Tarr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,210. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2014. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Marriage
Invoking the style and spirit of the bestselling Chocolate for a Woman’s Soul series, Scribbling Women and the Real-Life Romance Heroes Who Love Them comprises essays from 28 popular romance authors on how they met, wed, and love (over time) their real-life spouses and significant others. Contributors include Deanna Raybourn, Lisa Renée Jones, Julie Kenner, Jacquie D'Alessandro and May McGoldrick.
One Page a Day by Carl Ehnis
Price: Free! Words: 114,560. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Essay » Author profile
One Page a Day is the anti-Seinfeld. It's not a book about nothing--it's a book about EVERYTHING, from the perspective of a novelist, marathoner, musician, husband/dad, cook, investing pro, agnostic, train commuter. From playing guitar solos like a rock god to avoiding runner's knee forever, One Page a Day's 365 ultra-short chapters will keep you amused, enlightened and aroused.
Spring Days in Devon, and other Broadcasts by Henry Williamson
Series: Henry Williamson Collections, Book 14. Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 71,850. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2013. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
During the late 1930s Henry Williamson, perhaps best remembered today as a ‘nature’ writer, broadcast talks on the BBC. Scripts of those in this e-book cover various subjects on nature in North Devon from his own inimitable viewpoint, from a description of a walk along the sands with his young son to talks on the red deer, otter, barn owl and stoat; and his move to a derelict farm in Norfolk.
Jack Kirby. El cuarto demiurgo by José Manuel Uría
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 68,620. Language: Spanish. Published: December 16, 2013 by Sportula. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Essay » Literature
En este ensayo José Manuel Uría repasa la carrera del «Rey» Kirby centrándose en los aspectos quizá menos tratados de su obra: su labor como creador secundario, como demiurgo, de varios universos y las lecturas metafísicas y mitológicas que se derivan de ello. Con rigor y de forma exhaustiva, se repasan los puntos principales de su carrera y se nos muestran algunas de sus facetas menos conocidas.
Green Fields and Pavements: A Norfolk Farmer in Wartime by Henry Williamson
Series: Henry Williamson Collections, Book 13. Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 60,860. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Essay » Author profile
Henry Williamson (1895-1977), nature writer and novelist, was a farmer in Norfolk, UK, during World War 2. Throughout those years he was writing newspaper articles, to help finance the farm, and Green Fields and Pavements is a collection of the articles that he contributed to the Eastern Daily Press between 1941 and 1944: on farming, the countryside and its wildlife, and literature and art.
I'm Not The Man I Used To Be by Kenna Henderson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,250. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2013 by Clay Reston. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Transgender, Essay » Author profile
The true life story of a transgender person who, after five decades of secrecy, accepts the spirit trapped inside and sets it free.