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The Elements of Fiction
Price: Free! Words: 130,290. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
It was John Gardner, the legendary teacher of the craft, who said that the elements of fiction, like the words in a language, are finite. Oh, are they? I thought, and set about to verify this by collecting authors’ quotes about them. This task began as a cheat sheet, a short list of those elements I recognized and documented by quotes, but soon took on a life of its own. This is the result.
This Continent Called Love, Quotations from Nobel Prize Winners
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,520. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2010 by Bev Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
500 quotations on love in all its forms from Nobel Laureates. Combining love with wisdom, it will delight readers of all ages. Perfect for speeches at weddings and anniversaries. Send it to sweethearts, mothers, brides, and even to your favorite cynics.
A Dictionary of English and French Equivalent Proverbs
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 62,790. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations, Nonfiction » Language Instruction » French
This dictionary assembles 2,234 English proverbs and their French equivalents. Equivalent proverbs are those which express the same concept literally, such as “Love is blind” = “L’amour est aveugle” or with completely different words, such as “Every cloud has a silver lining” = “Dans toute chose il y a un bon côté.”
A Dictionary of English and Spanish Equivalent Proverbs
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 67,800. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations, Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Spanish
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This Dictionary assembles 2,201 English proverbs and their Spanish equivalents. Equivalent proverbs are those which express the same concept literally, such as "Love is blind" = "El amor es ciego" or with completely different words, such as "Every cloud has a silver lining" = "No hay mal que por bien no venga."
The Essential Obama: The Finest Speeches of Barack Obama
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,090. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations, Nonfiction » History » Reference
This collection of the finest, most important, and most moving speeches of President Barack Obama is a wonderful addition to any library of presidential writings, and useful to anyone interested in reading for themselves the well-crafted words of our 44th President. The Essential Obama includes every major speech given by Obama dating back to his 2002 address against the war in Iraq.
Speaking Phrases Boricua: A Collection of Wisdom and Sayings from Puerto Rico
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 34,690. Language: American English. Published: September 12, 2011 by Language Babel. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations, Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Spanish
This follow-up to the Puerto Rican Spanish bestseller, Speaking Boricua, collects the unique Puerto Rican sayings that are passed down from generation to generation. Hundreds of them are translated literally into English, explained and, when available, paired with an English equivalent.
Words of Wellness: A Treasury of Quotations for Well-Being
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,290. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Reference
Grouped into 120 alphabetized categories (from "Achievement" to "Kindness" to "Young and Old"), this collection of more than 2,000 highly enlightening, inspiring and often humorous quotations covers all aspects of health—be it mental, physical, spiritual or emotional health. Let the great minds of the ages stimulate your well-being with their words of wellness.
A Dictionary of English and Italian Equivalent Proverbs
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 64,510. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations, Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Italian
This dictionary assembles 2,513 English proverbs and their Italian equivalents. Equivalent proverbs are those which express the same concept, be it literally, such as “Love is blind” = “L’amore è cieco,” or with completely different words, such as“Every cloud has a silver lining” = “Non tutto il male viene per nuocere.”
A Dictionary of English and Romanian Equivalent Proverbs
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,610. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
This dictionary assembles more than 1450 English proverbs and their Romanian equivalents. Equivalent proverbs are those which express the same concept, be it literally, such as "All that glitters is not gold" = "Nu tot ce sclipeşte e aur", or with completely different words, such as "Every cloud has a silver lining" = "Nici un rău fără bine."
A Dictionary of English and Romance Languages Equivalent Proverbs
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 176,580. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations, Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Spanish
3,246 English proverbs and thousands of equivalents in five national Romance languages: French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese and Romanian. The Dictionary is a very useful reference tool for scholars of these languages, for researchers working in various associated fields such as linguistics, literature, folklore, anthropology, psychology, sociology, history, advertising and contemporary media.
Written Wisdom: Quotation-Inspired Essays (A Best of SlingWords Collection)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,280. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Do you love a good quotation? Wise or witty words uttered by famous people? When writers use an insightful quotation in a blog post or article, it's like "kicking it up another notch." Written Wisdom, compiled from the best of the quotation-inspired essays, 2005-2010, on SlingWords, a blog by best-selling ebook author Joan Reeves, offers encouragement, wisdom and wit.
A Dictionary of Love - Over 650 quotes on love from the profane to the profound arranged alphabetically
You set the price! Words: 30,310. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
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NEW EXPANDED EDITION! A Dictionary of Love with 22 more subject categories and over 50 more authors than the first edition. A Dictionary of Love consists of over 650 quotes on love from the profane to the profound arrange alphabetically in 213 subject categories by more than 350 authors, philosophers and celebrities including Kahlil Gibran, Bertrand Russell, Erich Fromm, and Mother Teresa.
“Greatest Motivational and Inspirational Quotes on Life, Love and Happiness"
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,940. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success
Words are very powerful and specifically words of inspiration can literally change a person’s life. I myself have used the help of motivational quotes many times in my life when I could not see the light at the end of the tunnel, when I needed to hear some words of wisdom or simply when I needed to strengthen my spirit so I could carry on with my life goals and keep myself motivated and on course.
Quotes of Note: Brilliant Thoughts Arranged by Subject
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,210. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
1,947 quotes spanning all time from Aristotle to Wilde. Quotes of Note is the perfect source for over 1,900 verified, fully-referenced quotations, famous sayings, maxims, mottoes, and speeches. Fully annotated with: * 143 Diverse Topics * Cross-Referenced Subjects * Complete Table of Contents * Complete Authors Index * Fully-referenced Source Index Every known author & source is carefully cited
1001 Great Inspirational Quotes
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,700. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Reference
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A great collection of some of the best inspirational quotes of people who have had a major impact on our history. A reference book anybody drafting a presentation or a speech should keep handy.
Famous Quotes on Food
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,160. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Entertaining, Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
Read them, love them, quote them, the often witty, the often cerebral, and sometimes even hilarious quotes of this book. Find the perpetual diamonds of wisdom and truth, while enjoying the rest.
Quotations: Wisdom, Wit, and Movies
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 24,850. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
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Here are 400 quotations, collected over 40 years, that express wisdom or wit about humanity and the human condition. Also included are quotes from or about movies, our era's premier art form. Spoken or written by our contemporaries or those from ages past, authors include Camus, Darrow, Milos Forman, Gleason, Buster Keaton, Dick Lane, McCartney, Santayana, Vin Scully, Neil Young, and many more.
Security Sound Bites: Important Ideas About Security From Smart-Ass, Dumb-Ass, and Kick-Ass Quotations
Price: $2.97 USD. Words: 52,760. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Security
Security Magazine called this book “fascinating” and “full of thought triggers.” It offers quotes and observations about security that'll make you think and make you laugh. We hear from security experts, but also the likes of Britney Spears and Albert Einstein, B movie dialog through ancient Greek dead guys, John Locke to Dan Quayle. Includes irreverent commentary from the author.
Famous Quotes on Reality
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,270. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
Read them, love them, quote them, the often witty, the often cerebral, and sometimes even hilarious quotes of this book. Find the perpetual diamonds of wisdom and truth, while enjoying the rest.
They Cooked the Books
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,120. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
A fascinating historical tour of some of today’s most familiar financial expressions. For instance, “Cooking the books” originated in England when the Earl of Strafford said: “The proof was once clear; however, they have cooked it ever since.” - the Earl was referring to altering ingredients in a recipe - not the “creative accounting” all too common in today’s business world.

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