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Trembling in the Ivory Tower: Excesses in the Pursuit of Truth and Tenure
By Kenneth Lasson
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 67,780. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2010 by Bancroft Press. Category: Nonfiction
In this gem of a book, scholar and wit Kenneth Lasson takes on all manner of excesses in the Ivory Tower which, from his insider's viewpoint, constitute little less than a full-scale assault on American values and mores. Lasson uses his sharply pointed pen to skewer both the powerful and the petty, from perpetually outraged law professors and would-be literati to ethnic hatemongers with tenure.
The Aton Bird
By Jane Palmer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,550. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2010 by Dodo Books. Category: Fiction
Ahmose looks after the menagerie at the temple of Amon Ra and is a secret devotee of the Aton. The vengeful Ra transforms him into a golden bird damned to live forever and only turn into a man for a few days every five centuries. The curse of Ra is also drawn down onto those Ahmose encounters. The alchemists, Helen Maat and Dinan, and the soldier, Gerard Jorden, are also condemned to immortality.
The Fifty-Minute Nietzsche
By Michael Jasper
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,930. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2011. Category: Fiction
"Peter rushed into the classroom and fell onto a seat at the bottom of the horseshoe of tables aimed at the professor. Pulling a three-ring binder from his rain-soaked bag, he squeezed his toes in the wet lining of his shoes and wished he could be somewhere else." Brothers, a memory of a skateboard, and an endless class on literary theory. A short story about reality, imagined and otherwise.
Translatio
By Karena Akhavein
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 100,060. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012. Category: Fiction
A Merovingian Princess... stolen relics … a Medieval manuscript warning of the dangers of translation… a miraculous fountain… and the young scholar who risks her life to solve a mystery that is literally in her blood. After the murder of her mentor, Christina Desroches Christina finds herself in peril, in a place where history has left many marks, and all is not as it seems.
The Heidelberg Ghost - A Romantic Comedy (Do You Spook German? Series - Book 1)
By Nickie Cochran
Series: Do you spook German?. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,160. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2012. Category: Fiction
A modern day fairy-tale that'll make you forget you had dinner cooking on the stove. Fall in love with the charming and quirky characters in this fun paranormal romance and adventure, as Andi and her friends go on a quest to set Volker free from his ghostly demise. This story is set in Germany, with its rich history and traditions (yeah, Ireland is not the only place with cool castles, ya know!)
The Scholar and Her Escort (A Novella)
By Zelah Meyer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,290. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012. Category: Fiction
Selina knows a lot about books but not so much about people. When she writes off the gentleman escorting her to the Gathering of Great Minds as a brainless fighter, it might just lead to her most important lesson yet.
Ο Παπατρέχας
By Αδαμάντιος Κοραής
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 40,250. Language: Greek. Published: December 10, 2012 by PELEKANOS BOOKS. Category: Fiction
Ο Αδαμάντιος Κοραής στο χώρο της λογοτεχνίας τοποθετείται με το όψιμο αφηγηματικού χαρακτήρα κείμενό του "Ο Παπατρέχας", τυπικό δείγμα απόπειρας συγγραφέα με διδακτικό διαφωτιστικό στόχο.
Mind Crafter
By J.A. Beard
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,640. Language: American English. Published: October 6, 2013. Category: Fiction
To be a crafter is to control the essences of the world. To be a crafter of House Lran is to control the very essence of being, the mind. Shala, a naive Lrani scholar, is drawn into a horrific world of genocidal cults and paranoid imperial officials when she stops a massacre. Now, a dark conspiracy hides the truth, and the scholar is determined to seek out that truth.
The Lost Book of Anggird
By Kyra Halland
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 137,680. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2013. Category: Fiction
Stuffy Professor Roric Rossony's life is changed in ways he never expected by his new assistant Perarre Tabrano. It's changed even more when he digs too deeply into lost and forbidden books, and finds the last thing he expected. Overnight, he goes from respected scholar to wanted criminal, and Perarre joins him on a dangerous quest that will change magic, and their own lives, forever.
Homeless at Age 13 to a College Graduate: An Autobiography
By Anthony D. Ross
Price: $20.00 USD. Words: 20,010. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction
At age 13, I ended up homeless in Washington, DC with no family. I left a homeless shelter in 2009 to attend college in Raleigh, North Carolina after earning my GED. I became a 4.0 student while serving as SGA President and was recognized by the United States of America's Interagency Council on Homelessness before graduating Magna Cum Laude from Saint Augustine's University on May 5, 2013.