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American Business and Daytime Dramas
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,220. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2012. Categories: Essay » Business, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
(5.00 from 7 reviews)
On Thursday, April 14, 2011, ABC/Disney Television unleashed a nationwide firestorm in concurrently announcing that it was cancelling two of Daytime television’s longstanding prized soap operas created by the legendary writer, Agnes Nixon, “One Life to Live” and “All My Children.” Nationwide, fans immediately began protesting against these cancellations.
The Oneness Process: Appreciative Inquiry for Awakening Our Universal Wisdom
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 115,010. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Movements / transpersonal, Essay » Sociology
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
An insightful exploration into the universal values and qualities that bring richness and unity into our lives, this unique process facilitates tapping into our personal and universal wisdom in life enhancing ways.It guides you to investigate and expand your inner truth and wisdom. Explore how easily this process offers simple yet profound ways to embrace the heart of universal wisdom and oneness.
Mirth, Wind, and Ire
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,070. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2016. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Mirth, Wind, and Ire is a book of essays on the contemporary social and political scene--with a bit of humor thrown in. An easy read, using case studies, that is engaging yet challenging, the reader travels through five sections exploring: the world around us, religion, intergroup issues, topics from the international scene, and of course politics. Like Levy's Bread says, "Try It, You'll Like It"
Alternative Economics: Reversing Stagnation
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,360. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics / macroeconomics, Essay » Political
(5.00 from 1 review)
The anthology “Alternative Economics: Reversing Stagnation” includes 3 translator’s introductions, 3 poems from the translator, 12 articles by Tomas Konicz, and articles by Ulrike Herrmann, Helmut Martens, Franz Garnreiter, Sven Giegold, Karl Georg Zinn, Mohssen Massarat, Joachim Bischoff, Andreas Kolbe. Attac and the Rosa Luxemburg foundation. New priorities, assumptions and policies are vital.
Upside down
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,330. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Essay » Literature
(5.00 from 1 review)
A collection of short love stories. Aspiring and new; filled with words of intensity on respect, love, lust, and life. It is funny when life takes you to places you don't expect to be but then, how do you handle those situations as they come? Upside down answers a few of those challenges.
Why The Hell Should I? A Dyslexic Perspective on Creative Writing: Critical Reflection & Barriers to Participation
Price: Free! Words: 106,630. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2017 by Brittunculi Records & Books UK. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Reference, Essay » Author profile
(5.00 from 1 review)
This work is completed as it stands as an author based biographical case study. It is a critical reflection on barriers to participation, or more simply put: a dyslexic perspective on creative writing. It is presented as a genuine insight into my world as a dyslexic creative writer. It is also a reflective journal of my life and its impacts on my writing. By Briish singer/songwriter: J R P Taylor.
Beers, Buddies, Bullshit, Women, Sex, & God
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 161,260. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2011. Categories: Essay » Author profile
(5.00 from 1 review)
Essays on contemporary culture and modern relationships from a male point of view.
Heartfelt Devotionals, 366 devotions for common sense living
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,500. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Essay » Literature
(5.00 from 1 review)
the heartfelt devotionals are short, well-written and to the point. most are sprinkled with humour. they are well thought out, crisp and snappy. the author, herself a recovered bulimic, pulls no punches but addresses a myriad of topics with honesty. some quizzes and puzzles add a different twist. this is not the usual run of the mill devotional read.
Flying Colors
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,900. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Essay » Sociology
(5.00 from 1 review)
Jonathan cracks open many doors for an intimate yet revealing look at a world most people never get to see; Apartheid, civil aviation, Israel, gay rights & more “I really enjoyed [your book]. I read it in one sitting and found it absolutely riveting. You’re both a strong writer and a gifted story teller. Many thanks for sharing it with me.” Matt Mills, Editorial Director, Pink Triangle Press.
The Republican Cult of Ignorance
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 55,510. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Essay » Political
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Republican Cult of Ignorance examines how the extreme right-wing gained control of the Republican Party and exposes the common rhetorical fallacies used by conservative politicians and their media supporters to promote radical positions on taxes, women's rights, unions, healthcare, energy, national defense, and other important issues. It is Rhetorical Judo for Your Conservative Friends.
A Novel Approach
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,260. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Essay » Author profile
(5.00 from 1 review)
The author is suddenly thrust into the role of a 24/7 carer when his wife suffers a devastating stroke. Faced with an uncertain future and encroaching old age, he relinquishes his showbiz career to become a novelist. Part one of this book is the funny and sometimes touching autobiography that has lead to his current situation, part two is the hilarious result of his decision to write novels.
Long War for Freedom
Price: Free! Words: 98,970. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
(5.00 from 1 review)
This book foresaw the “Arab Spring” of 2011. It was obvious years before that the old Arab nationalist dictatorships had failed and were being challenged by two forces: liberal democracy advocates and revolutionary Islamists. While the Long War for Freedom focuses on the moderates, it also, by necessity, presents the worldview and strategy of the Islamists.
The Truth about Syria
Price: Free! Words: 126,090. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
(5.00 from 1 review)
A stock figure of modern political literature is the Latin American dictator, a beribboned generalissimo, overweight, corrupt, propping up rich landlords who live in luxury on the back of impoverished peasants, using the language of anti-Communism to justify crushing any possibility of reform. Clearly, such people were seen as villains.
Why Does the Cheese Always Fall? (A Guide to Faking Adulthood)
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.
The Man Rules
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,770. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Essay » Literature
(5.00 from 1 review)
For millenia, Men have tried to define what exactly it takes to be a Man. Finally, after decades of exhausting research (with a few bathroom breaks thrown in), John Puckett has created the essential guide to Being a Man. This book answers some of the burning questions of Manhood, including: - How can I become rich? - How can I win an argument with my wife? - Should I get a tattoo? And more!
Smiles, Tears And Heartbreaks
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,220. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Essay » Literature
(5.00 from 1 review)
After my wife passed away I began to write in earnest. This industrious activity though quite therapeutic in helping me cope with the loss of my wife left me with a stack of essays and shorts pertaining to random happenings in my life. The stories have been intentionally left unarranged, like the random events that generated them. The reader is at liberty to enjoy or to trash accordingly.
Man-Child
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
Star Gods: Book Four of Seeds of a Fallen Empire
Price: Free! Words: 129,210. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2014. Categories: Essay » Literature, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(5.00 from 1 review)
In Star Gods, the action returns to an alien home world, where the alien Alessia is raised. Her mentor, Hinev, creates the immortality serum and tests it on his pupil, Alessia, who becomes one of her planet's intergalactic explorers. The explorers eventually visit the Earth of the ancient past on their long journey in space.
Prairie Landscapes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,290. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2015. Categories: Essay » Literature
(5.00 from 1 review)
A mash-up of Ted Kooser's Local Wonders, Roger Welch's Shingling the Fog and my own lifetime as an environmental journalist. Prairie Landscapes represents the ramblings of one mind prowling the Great Plains. With its focus on families and landed communities, it brings you face to face with the prairie and its creatures, including the two-legged ones.
Flights From My Terrace
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.