Books tagged: introspection

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Returning from a Meditation Retreat
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,060. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Meditations, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
This is the third book in a three-volume series chronicling meditation retreats. This final volume discusses my personal journey, along with mistakes and triumphs, for the first year after I took my first 10-day Vipassana meditation retreat. It is largely an explicit account of the relevant life-changes I experienced, not a casual reminiscence of post-retreat life. I hope it helps your practice!
Persistent
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,590. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
“Persistent” is a collection of poems from mystery writer Jean Sheldon who sees all of life as a mystery. This book reflects that view. "Scribbled notes from daily life have filled my pockets and backpacks since childhood, but recent events have nudged me to examine both life and my words. In these poems I have found a measure of peace, and it is a peace hope to share.”
The Power of Solitude
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,650. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Meditation
Solitude is one of the most undervalued, forgotten and misunderstood spiritual tools known to humankind. However, at the same time, solitude is one of the easiest, most accessible paths out there to profound self-insight and liberation. In this book, you'll be taken on a journey through nine of the greatest gifts solitude can enrich your life with and how to fulfill your destiny.
The Lighthouse on the Wall
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,060. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
The Lighthouse on the Wall follows the experiences of Alex, a driven and introspective teen who begins struggling with depression and self-harm during her first year of college. This story seeks to address tough topics often affiliated with today's youth, and to remind struggling individuals that they are not alone in this battle.
The Feet Say Run
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 122,750. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2016 by Gabriel's Horn. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
In his waning years, Hans Jaeger finds himself stranded on a desert island with six other survivors. What is my particular crime? Why have I been chosen for this fate? he asks, as he chronicles life on the island, and his youth in Nazi Germany. The Feet Say Run is the story of a life spent running--literary novel, suspenseful page-turner, a work; emotionally gripping and darkly comic.
Arbitrary Sunshine
Price: Free! Words: 1,910. Language: American English. Published: May 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Spiritual, Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
It's all arbitrary sunshine waiting for you to make sense of it.
A Collection of Riddles
Price: Free! Words: 570. Language: American English. Published: March 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Japanese Poetry
A collection of short riddles written in haiku form (5-7-5), primarily focusing on exploring human virtues and inspiring self-reflection.
On The Road Again
Series: Moments in Rhyme, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,900. Language: British English. Published: March 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - single author, Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry
The next installment in the poetic life of Stephen Brown, this sixth in the series contains the three short volumes: Moving Again, Four Floors Up and Two Cities. Roads contains the usual eclectic mix featuring titles such as: Flotsam, Empty House Blues, A Snail in Two Cities and Questions That Smells Bring to Mind. Who says poetry is dead?
Those Distant Shores
Series: Moments in Rhyme, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,920. Language: British English. Published: March 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - single author, Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry
Three more collections from the author upon his return from Australia, capturing roughly the next year of his life in verse. From Australia to Brighton, Holland to Belgium, Shores is a wonderful mixture of the melancholy and the ridiculous. With such titles as A Lovecraftian Ballad, Sufi Skinny Dipping and I Wonder If Gandhi Had a Dog, dip your toe in and pick a favourite.
Outback Dreaming
Series: Moments in Rhyme, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,460. Language: British English. Published: March 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
The second period of the author’s time in Australia was spent mainly in the Rainforests and the Outback, away from the more established tourist haunts of the Queensland coast. From comedy to despair (and back again) with titles such as The Red Centre, Flip-flops in the Night, and Leopard Skin Sheets, Outback Dreaming is one man’s growth through his experiences on the road.