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Eat First, Cry Later - The Life Lessons of a First-Generation College Graduate, Penn State Alumna and Female CEO
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,440. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
After my brother’s death, our home collapsed into a grotto of sorrow. I became the person I am as we began the terrible thing that was continuing life without someone we had counted on to hold so many things together.
John Barth: An Introduction
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,540. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2015 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » American / General
Acclaimed thriller writer David Morrell wrote his PhD dissertation about master author, John Barth. In it, Morrell examines Barth’s early fiction, using interviews with Barth, his agent, and his editors as well as unpublished essays and letters. The result is what Morrell calls “the story behind the stories” as well as an indication of Barth’s influence on Morrell’s own work.
The Way It Was
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,150. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A memoir of a depression baby whose formative years were on the home front during World War II and whose college experience enabled him to live the American Dream.
Innocence
Series: College Nights, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 46,610. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
Meet The Five. They will become more than friends amid the crucible of college. Yet, none are prepared for events to come. One will triumph. One will be betrayed. One will be left broken-hearted. One could lose herself. And one could lose her life. Because life is never the same after we experience the many adventures and the dueling dangers of those long, dark college nights... By Lucy St. John
The Virgin, Viv
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 98,920. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Vivien McBride, 22, is vibrant, talented, attractive, smart. But she is suffering from a horribly exploitative love affair. She masks her pain in flamboyant promiscuity. She meets two people, all three bonding in their mutual attempts to regain their footing after tragic circumstances. Penn State, 1980, they struggle together, comically, exasperatingly, to a supremely satisfying resolution.
Brew
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 85,490. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013 by Permuted. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Ever been to a big college town on a football Saturday night? Loud drunks glut the streets, swaggering about in roaring, leering, laughing packs, like sailors on shore leave. These nights crackle with a dark energy born of incongruity; for beneath all that smiling and singing sprawls a bedrock of malice. Hard-partying College Heights swaps beer pong and karaoke for arson, murder, and cannibalism.
Home and Away
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 61,020. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
In 1863, sterling louchs, a student at the pennsylvania agricultural college and benjamin taylor, a runaway slave find their journeys intertwined in the days leading up to the battle of gettysburg. Their shared experiences result in sterling reaching his home and benjamin taking first steps towards freedom and a new life.
My Father, My Puzzle
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,560. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This is a true story about the author's love-hate relationship with his father. After the family endures one refugee camp after another, the author gradually uncovers his father's secret World War II past. The story also illustrates the difficulties faced by immigrants trying to rebuild their lives in the United States.
Rambo and Me: The Story Behind the Story, an essay (The David Morrell Cultural Icon Series)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,780. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays
Award-winning author David Morrell created the character of Rambo in his 1972 novel, First Blood, which has been called “the father of the modern action novel.” Rambo went on to become one of the five most recognized thriller icons, along with Sherlock Holmes and Harry Potter. In this in-depth essay, for the first time Morrell tells the full story about how the novel and Rambo were created.
Paranormal State Exposed
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 81,360. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » The Paranormal, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
PARANORMAL STATE ran on the A&E network from December 2007 through May 2011. This documentary program was comprised of a team of Penn State University students who wanted to help those troubled by unexplained phenomena. The Paranormal State/Paranormal Research Society's motto was, "To trust, honor, and always seek the truth."