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Stories And Tales - Truth, Lies, and Wild Exaggerations
Price: Free! Words: 6,060. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
This is a collection of short stories - some are true, some are fabricated, and some are wild exaggerations. Contents: Empty Shadows, A Lot of Bull, Brother and the BB Gun, Fishing with Dad, Flasher on the Mountain, Saving Mom’s Life, Man in Restaurant, My Son the Construction Engineer, Learning the ABC’s and Counting, Mom Doesn’t go Fishing With Dad Anymore, Watching the Buffalo
Under the Tucson Moon
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 51,730. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2013 by Green Snake Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
For nine winters, writer Kim Antieau traveled to the Sonoran Desert where she wrote novels and a series of deeply personal essays about borderlands: those in-between places where creativity thrives or dies, those places profane or sacred, joyful or despairing. These pieces provide a unique window into the life of a creative artist as she writes about nature, illness, healing, family, and more.
Tropus Quarterly Magazine: Noir+
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,800. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2013 by Bob Booth. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Anthologies » Horror
With Noir+, Tropus Magazine kicks at the genre, jonesing to bust it open, to break out the goods from the side, the real goods. And don’t look for respite in this town, no, delicate sensibilities packed their bags and took the 3:15 to Palookaville. Featuring stories by Arafat Kazi, Christopher L. Irvin, Cecile Corona, Hugo Andaleux, Dell Smith, Seth Augenstein and an essay by Julie Xlo.
A Civil War Compendium
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 95,950. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2013. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Essay » Political
Here is a new way to experience one of America's most enduring novels The Red Badge of Courage through words, music, song and essay. The Stephen Crane novel appears here accompanied by Norman Ball's brand new musical SIDES: A Civil War Musical (Inspired by TRBOC) and Richard Stafford's true-to-life play Yours. Various historians add fascinating commentary. Don't miss this fabulous collection.
Bettered by a Dead Crustacean
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,270. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2013. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
“Prepare yourself for a wildly entertaining jaunt through the witty psyche of the author, as she shares odd and humorous thoughts on a wide range of subjects, proving once again her ability to make us think, laugh and question our own sanity.” ~KIWI Club Reviews
Sullied Pajamas
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,270. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sex and Relationships  » Women's sexuality, Essay » Sociology
Author's Note In my previous book along this vein, ISO (In Search Of): The Art of Dating, Relationships & Sex for the Discerning Lesbian, I hoped to provide insight and direction for newly out or young lesbians in the romantic terrain. In this volume, I share my personal experiences in traversing the same. I hope it will make you laugh, think, and commiserate.
10 Fantasy Writing Prompts
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 600. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Essays
10 Fantasy Writing Prompts is designed to get you from writers block to story. By bringing you 10 fantasy situations that you can insert your characters into, and create an amazing adventure with. It won't write the story for you, but you'll find your spark of inspiration here.
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
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.
African Literature 9
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 66,690. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: May 26, 2013. Categories: Essay » Literature
Pursues the permutation of Black literary traditions within and beyond the continent, providing a forum for rediscovering and re-validating traditional values even as the modern text finds itself constantly seeking and reinventing new specializations, new definitions and new ways in which universal African visions may find expressions in and by means of literature.
African Literature 10
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 67,170. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: May 25, 2013. 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.