Books tagged: personal essays

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A Mix of Holiday Memories
By E. P. Ned Burke
Price: Free! Words: 8,590. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2008. Category: Nonfiction
Authors E. P. Ned Burke, Madonna Dries Christensen and Carrillee Collins Burke share some of their favorite holiday memories with you.
Thoughts on the Wind
By Steven & Margaret Larson
Price: Free! Words: 28,070. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2009. Category: Nonfiction
In this collection of short writings, we have captured snapshots of our worlds, both the real and the imaginary. They blend humor, a bit of serious reflection, and some pure whimsical fantasy. We hope you find them entertaining, encouraging, and maybe even thought provoking.
Robot Hearts: True & Twisted Tales of Seeking Love in the Digital Age
By Pinchback Press
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 41,340. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2010.
Love and technology have tied the proverbial knot, for better and for worse. Human interaction has gone hi-tech. Does courtship even still exist? Can a real connection be made from afar? Robot Hearts is a collection of true stories from writers navigating the relationship maze of new media. Strange, diverse, heartbreaking and hilarious—each story, at its core, is 100% human.
The Rogue Idea, Winter 2011, The Literary Review
By The Literary Review
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,370. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2011. Category: Fiction
The Literary Review has been publishing extraordinary new prose and poetry from around the world since 1957. We are the hippest elderly magazine still in print and now available in electronic format. The Rogue Idea, our Winter 2011 issue, has amazing debut fiction from Sean McConnell, biting satire from novelist Christopher Sorrentino, new poetry from Geoffry Nutter and an interview with H.L. Hix.
Prose To Go: Tales From A Private List
By Irene Davis
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 29,300. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2011 by Bridgeross Communications.
Peek into the private lives of 18 professional writers from the North West Territories to Prince Edward Island in this anthology described by the New York Journal of Books as an "eclectic mix of memories of shared love, laughter, and hope (that) should appeal to a wide readership".
TILTing in 2010: Things I Love Thursday
By Ruth Sespaniak
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,850. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2011 by Ray Charbonneau. Category: Nonfiction
With all the negativity in the world, it’s easy to lose track of the good stuff at times. Actively focusing on the positive in life is always good to do. That's why Ruth Sespaniak began her weekly practice of reflecting on the things that bring extra joy and happiness into her life. Reading Ruth's TILT's will help you start thinking about the things you love!
The Secret Lives of Litterbugs
By M. A. C. (Marion) Farrant
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 56,770. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2011 by Pacific Place Publishing. Category: Nonfiction
Farrant tackles the absurdities of family life from both sides of the generational divide: as a young girl growing up in a dysfunctional, cobbled-together family in the 1960s, and as a mother herself to three willful teenagers. The pieces are funny and sharp, completely original while describing an utterly familiar world.
Cars, Snakes and Synchronicity
By Becky Shafi
Price: Free! Words: 21,400. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2011. Category: Fiction
An interesting and eclectic collection of personal stories and essays. Contains everything from a thought provoking tribute to Michael Jackson entitled "The King of Pop Meets the Prince of Peace," to the fictional story of Suzette, a woman who goes seeking an extramarital affair, and finds herself instead. The stories are introspective and provocative, engaging and inspirational - a good read!
Confessions
By ALUR
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,740. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011. Category: Fiction
Confessions is a collection of riveting collection of twenty-four very poetically written personal essays and twenty poems, all inspired by a spirit guide who appeared to Alur.
Take What You Got And Fly With It
By Jennifer Kathleen Gibbons
You set the price! Words: 31,600. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2012. Category: Essay
From Preface: I always wanted to have something out there in the world published; I always thought I would walk into Borders and find a book of mine there. But Borders closed, the world changed... Now I had to get something out there before I was forty.the art of reinvention doesn't have to be overly dramatic.. it's about being who you are.