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How To Be Old: The Thinking Person's Guide to Retirement
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 18,660. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2014 by Quid Pro, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Healthy aging, Fiction » Classics
Cicero's ON OLD AGE is now adapted, explained, & updated for today. “Getting old is not for sissies,” said Bette Davis. That's the theme of ON OLD AGE. Except that Cicero did not believe in denying aging or hiding its effects. What he believed had been passed on for ages and still resonates. De Senectute by Marcus Tullius Cicero is adapted by Richard Gerberding & illustrated by Lance Rossi.
The Jungle Book - simplified version
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,100. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Children’s books » Classics
Rudyard Kipling's timeless tales of Mowgli and his jungle friends (and enemies) retold in simplified English so it is accessible to younger readers and to EFL/ESL students.
The Death Sonnets (Halloween Library Edition)
Price: Free! Words: 1,820. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Poetry » Gay & lesbian
This collection of witty sonnets has an eerie twist! Packed with phantoms, freaks, zombies, crazy babies and more to satisfy your craving for dark poetry that is as entertaining as a novel and as juicy as a scandal.
Brave New World: A Reader's Guide to the Aldous Huxley Novel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,980. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides -- Book Notes, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Literature
This is the definitive guide to Brave New World, concise, easy to understand, and guaranteed to add to your enjoyment of this classic story. Included in this guide: a biography of author Aldous Huxley, a look at the book's context, its literary elements, detailed chapter summaries, a glossary, character analysis, and much more.
To Kill a Mockingbird: A Reader's Guide to the Harper Lee Novel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,770. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides -- Book Notes, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Literature
Included in this new guide to To Kill a Mockingbird: a biography of author Harper Lee, a look at the book's context and literary elements, detailed chapter summaries, analysis, and an examination of critical questions and essay topics. This is the definitive guide to To Kill a Mockingbird - concise, unlocking its confusing aspects, making the book accessible and enjoyable, and easy to read.
The Catcher in the Rye: A Reader's Guide to the J.D. Salinger Novel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,820. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides -- Book Notes, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Literature
This new guide to The Catcher in the Rye will give you an even greater understanding of the book. Included in this guide: a biography of author J.D. Salinger, a look at the book's context, its literary elements, detailed chapter summaries, analysis, and suggestions for essays. This is the definitive guide to The Catcher in the Rye, and guaranteed to add to your enjoyment of this classic story
Fahrenheit 451: A Reader's Guide to the Ray Bradbury Novel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,070. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides -- Book Notes, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Literature
This new guide to Fahrenheit 451 challenges you to think about the book in new ways. Included are a biography of author Ray Bradbury, a character guide, an examination of the book's historical context, detailed chapter summaries, and analysis of critical questions and themes in the story. This is the definitive guide to Fahrenheit 451, guaranteed to add to your enjoyment.
The Romance of a Plain Man
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 124,040. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
The theme of this latest study of causes and results in human life is less tremendous than some of the earlier ones she has treated, does not detract from its interest; and the development of the "poor white" lad, who, through sheer force of mind and of character, wins a place among the old families of Virginia, has the charm that the story of the self-made man has always had for the American.
Get More Out of Your Fiction: A Mini Journal for Book Clubs, Libraries, and Book Lovers
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 260. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Learn more about yourself through fiction. This is a perfect companion guide to lead book club discussion and a wonderful guide for fans of Goodreads.com and Amazon.com. Perfect for all categories of romance, general fiction, young adult, and even mystery novels.
Shades of Neverland
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,780. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Romance » Historical
SHADES OF NEVERLAND is a whimsical continuation of J.M. Barrie’s beloved tale combining characters and imagery from the original novel Peter and Wendy into an entirely new story. Set in early 20th century London and America, the story is interwoven with historical people and places connected to J.M. Barrie’s original play and world.