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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 In it, Morrell examines Barth’s early fiction, using interviews with Barth, his agent, and his editors as well as unpublished essays and letters.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.
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
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.
My Father, My Puzzle
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,080. 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."
Photo Sessions: Penn State Calendar Girls--A Novel of Scandal in Happy Valley
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,300. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
It began as a hobby, a remedy for cabin fever. It became a creative obsession, a middle-age male fantasy come true. It shocked the sleepy university town of State College, PA, and turned Mullin's life upsidedown. He tried to recapture the sexual innocence of hayrides and back seats. Instead, he created a scandal. Wry, ironic, surprising, "Photo Sessions" is a parable for our time.
Guru Coaching
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,530. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports coaching
Renowned football powerhouse Penn State takes a great fall. How could a school with such a storied history fall and receive some of the harshest penalties in NCAA history. Simply put, they forgot what was important. On a regular basis, we hear about fans and coaches doing really stupid things. In the pages of this book, you will see what is really important in coaching and how to avoid pitfalls.
WIN: Simple Insights to Help You Win the Game of Life
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 11,770. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
Everyone is a player in the game of life. However, few know what it takes to win on a consistent basis. Drawing from his experience as a major collegiate athlete, corporate professional, and renowned speaker, Lee Rubin offers clear insights that will help you think and behave like a winner.