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Bloodsuckers on the Bayou: The Myths, Symbols, and Tales Behind HBO’s True Blood
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,590. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
True Blood is more than an HBO show brimming with sex and gore, or another vampire horror story blown up by big media. Independent detective Sookie Stackhouse is following the classic heroine’s journey, as are her friends. From the show’s mythic structure to the maenads, fairies, demonesses, werewolves, and vampires, True Blood swells from its ancient roots to break modern taboos and boundaries.
Yelp Help: How to Write Great Online Restaurant Reviews
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,590. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Essays, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Web / user generated content
Yelp Help, written by professional food critic Hanna Raskin (Seattle Weekly, Dallas Observer), is the first how-to book for online restaurant reviewers. This lively introduction to the art of food criticism is a comprehensive guide to reporting, conceptualizing and writing clear, fair and engaging short-form restaurant reviews that fellow eaters will appreciate and chefs will admire.
The Hashin’ of the Christ (Crucifixion, Resurrection & Ascension)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,260. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Atheism/Agnosticism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Criticism & Interpretation / General
Directed at agnostics and those struggling with the inconsistencies in Christianity in particular, and religion in general, an author struggles to find her own Personal Cosmology by examining and sharing her beliefs and discoveries about God, the Bible and Christianity.
Supernatural Hypocrisy: The Cognitive Dissonance of a God Cosmology
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 285,470. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Atheism/Agnosticism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Criticism & Interpretation / General
(Complete 6-volume Edition) As I reexamined the Scriptures, after having moved decidedly away from them over the last 17 years, I found that I had good reason to move away from Scriptures, and indeed, the Christian faith in particular.
African Literature 10
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 66,880. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: May 25, 2013 and represented by Ndum Basil (African Books Agent). Categories: Essay » Literature
This unique concern with authors and their works marks a continuing quest for the assessment of Africa's creative literatures alongside aesthetic and visionary progress in their varying degrees of individual consciousness across their diverse nationalities.
How to Deal with Mom's Complaints
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,970. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
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.
Droppings From My Table
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 18,360. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Reviews by The Gastrician, Vol. I: a collection of writings from Fire & Knives magazine's idiosyncratic restaurant critic.
Writing Down the Dragon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,380. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 11, 2013. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Eleven essays on the Tolkien method and the craft of fantasy writing.
The Convenient Wife And Lessons Learned
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 33,750. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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.
War and Peace Companion (Includes Study Guide, Historical Context, Biography, and Character Index)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,430. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Classics
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