Books tagged: creative nonfiction

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Scary Monsters and Super Freaks: Stories of Sex, Drugs, Rock ‘n’ Roll and Murder
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 178,510. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2016 by The Sager Group. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes, Nonfiction » Social Science » True crime
Mike Sager’s bestselling debut collection is now available as an e-Book with new material added. The nineteen true crime stories include tales of porn star John Holmes, superfreak Rick James, beaten motorist Rodney Glenn King, Rap empresario Eazy-E, and many more. Says E! Online: “Don’t pick this one up if you have somewhere to be the next morning."
Love Letters to the World
Pre-release—available October 1, 2016. Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 19,830. Language: English. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration, Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
120 lyrical prose poems addressing the world as body, concept, stranger. This is a quiet celebration and exploration of life, love, language, and one's place in the world “in light of all those other lives.”
As Good as a Feast: Essays on Enough
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,710. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Essay » Author profile
The authors whose essays appear in this anthology explore the concept of “enough” from a variety of perspectives. One author explores psychological theories, while another draws her inspiration from the Bible. One thread that runs through all of these essays is that of the compelling personal stories that have led the writers to learn that “enough” really is as good as a feast.
Ancestral Notes: A Family Dream Journal
Series: Biography & Memoir. Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 42,100. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2016 by Amador Publishers, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
Dream journal entries, poems, essays, short stories, and a drama based on the author's investigations into her family history and cultural identity. She explores the themes of Jewish spirituality, shtetl life in Europe, immigration to the USA, and men's and women's traditional roles. Repeated references to spirits suggest that this inquiry is not only guided but demanded by ancestral souls.
A Demon Named Martha
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 43,450. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Essays, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Delivered with a macabre humor which oscillates between gut splitting satire and a dark psychological depth Forrester succeeds in weaving his interpretation of existential philosophy with the brute facts of existence. He is a master of kneading in obscure fascinating facts about specimens such as the clawed toad (Xenopus) and broader theories such as Freudian repression into everyday life.
Motions and Moments: More Essays on Tokyo
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,780. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Motions and Moments is the third book by Michael Pronko on the fluid feel and vibrant confusions of Tokyo life. These 42 new essays burrow into the unique intensities that suffuse the city and ponder what they mean to its millions of inhabitants.
Best of Black Heart (2014)
Price: $1.98 USD. Words: 42,530. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2015 by Buttontapper Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » General, Essay » Author profile
Celebrating 10 years of publishing short fiction, poetry, author interviews and tons more indie literary content, Black Heart Magazine's BEST OF BLACK HEART 2014 contains only the best contributions from the online magazine's myriad contributors, including author interviews with heavy hitters like Chuck Wendig, Rhiannon Frater, Jessica McHugh and more.
In the Eye of the Beholder
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,210. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2015. Categories: Essay » Literature
This personal essay about beauty and self-image was called an"unflinching examination of modern standards of beauty and the author’s own insecurities." Framed during the events of a family wedding, author Margery Bayne explores her complicated relationship with her looks, built upon her experiences as an childhood "ugly duckling" and exploration of modern beauty culture.
That Story Is Your Mother’s
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,220. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2014. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This terrifically moving personal essay about mother whose child is abducted by his father first appeared in Prairie Fire magazine.
The Letter
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2014. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This poignant personal essay about the reunion between a birth mother and her son won Event magazine’s creative nonfiction contest and was anthologized in Somebody’s Child.