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October Horror: Musings on Horror Movies
By C. Patrick Neagle
Price: Free! Words: 8,210. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012 by Goblinbrook Press. Category: Nonfiction
If you have a love for horror movies--for turning off the lights and curling up on the sofa with a bowl of popcorn and a cozy blanket and something frightening on the TV--then you'll want to read "October Horror". The author loves horror movies, too, and spent at least 8,000 words writing about his favorites (and his least favorites). There's humor, and maybe even some insights...maybe.
Oliver Twist In Plain and Simple English (Includes Study Guide, Complete Unabridged Book, Historical Context, Biography and Character Index)(Annotated)
By BookCaps
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 175,490. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2012. Category: Fiction
Charles Dickens’ “Oliver Twist” is considered one of his greatest books. It also can be difficult to understand--it is loaded with themes, imagery, and symbols. If you need a little help understanding it, let BookCaps help with this study guide. Along with chapter-by-chapter summaries and analysis, this book features the full text of Wilde's classic novel is also included.
A Critical Study of Bapsi Sidhwa's Major Works
By Mital Macwan
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 21,700. Language: Simple English. Published: December 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
BAPSI SIDHWA (BORN 1938) IS AN AUTHOR OF PAKISTANI ORIGIN WHO WRITES IN ENGLISH AND IS RESIDENT IN AMERICA. SHE IS BEST KNOWN FOR HER COLLABORATIVE WORK WITH INDO-CANADIAN FILMMAKER DEEPA MEHTA: SIDHWA WROTE BOTH THE 1991 NOVEL ICE CANDY MAN WHICH SERVED AS THE BASIS FOR MEHTA'S 1998 FILM EARTH AS WELL AS THE 2006 NOVEL WATER: A NOVEL WHICH IS BASED UPON MEHTA'S 2005 FILM WATER.
The Pursuit of Perfection: And How It Harms Writers
By Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Series: WMG Writer's Guide. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 13,650. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Category: Nonfiction
In this WMG Writer’s Guide, international bestselling author Kristine Kathryn Rusch discusses the destructive ways peer workshops and the quest for perfection derail many writers’ careers. But Rusch offers hope for writers who have suffered at the hands of critique—external and internal—and outlines a path to healing.
War and Peace Companion (Includes Study Guide, Historical Context, Biography, and Character Index)
By BookCaps
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,430. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013. Category: Fiction
War and Peace is considered one of the greatest books ever wrote--but it's an epic in everyway and if you are a little lost, you are not alone! If you need a little help, then this study guide is just for you! This contains a comprehension study of Tolstoy's classic work (including chapter summaries for every chapter, overview of themes and characters, and other historical content). We all need
The Convenient Wife And Lessons Learned
By M. Hwa Chan
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 33,750. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
This first part of a four-part book)covers the first 15 years of my marriage. It is not so much about me as it is about him. Before marriage, this man was so sweet, so appreciative and so grateful. He knew all the nice words too. After marriage, he lost all those vocabularies and the transformation of his character was out of this world.
Writing Down the Dragon
By Tom Simon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,380. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 11, 2013. Category: Essay
Eleven essays on the Tolkien method and the craft of fantasy writing.
Droppings From My Table
By The Gastrician
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 18,360. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
Reviews by The Gastrician, Vol. I: a collection of writings from Fire & Knives magazine's idiosyncratic restaurant critic.
From Director Steven Spielberg: Jurassic Park
By Paul Bullock
Price: Free! Words: 26,380. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013. Category: Essay
From Director Steven Spielberg: Jurassic Park is an in-depth analysis of Steven Spielberg's 1993 blockbuster 'Jurassic Park'. The book looks at how Spielberg evolved themes explored in films like 'Duel' and 'Jaws', with a particular emphasis on his use of horror movie tropes, audience involvement, nature and masculinity.
How to Deal with Mom's Complaints
By Benjamin Pearce
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,970. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
A complaint is not always a criticism. It is not always a simple matter to identify the real problem behind a complaint. Loved ones may be experiencing difficulty adjusting to the aging process which may also be complicated by feelings of rejection and guilt. Learn how to deal with family complaints proactively.