Books tagged: solitude

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The 4 Seasons
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 9,850. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs, Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
Many years ago, Debra Milligan had a dream in vivid colors. She was gazing from the upstairs back porch of her childhood house, across the 4 back yards of the neighbors’ houses. Each yard was one of the 4 seasons. Inspired by this dream, The 4 Seasons presents 4 volumes of poetry: memories of innocence, harmony, forgiveness, girlhood, passion, true love, betrayal, renewal, serenity, beauty.
Happenings, Heartbeats, and Mental Breakdowns: Poems
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,730. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Female authors
The poems in this collection are personal, emotional, and sometimes confessional, but Manthe always strives to engage readers’ minds as well as their hearts. The poems explore depression, adolescence, young love, marriage, motherhood, grief, and the stresses of everyday life. Also contains a short essay entitled “Losing Everything but Our Appetites,” which Manthe wrote after her father's death.
Solitude: How Doing Nothing Can Change the World
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 59,010. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2016 by Tenth Street Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Religion and self-improvement
A raw exploration into Sutter’s time in Plum Village - A new found appreciation of the present moment, finding enjoyment in doing nothing and an ability to forge a greater connection with his inner self lead Sutter to examine a whole range of relevant and contentious topics that every man and woman can relate to.
2015
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 37,880. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Outwardly, this is a continuation of the journal entries found in the third part of This Funny Earth of Mine. It's also one of the best books you'll have ever read. Whether or not you'll notice makes no difference to me. Come to think of it, you'll probably want to avoid it altogether, unless you've outgrown the condescending chunks of predictable banality that currently masquerade as books.
Glasshouse Tango
Price: Free! Words: 3,610. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
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A moment alone... a memory... a derelict glasshouse... All set to the imagined soundtrack of an Argentinian Tango... the second of my new batch of short stories after a spell away from telling tales. Just so much fun to be back in the saddle...
Wind Freaks
Price: Free! Words: 2,850. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
One of the first of my new batch of short stories, Wind Freaks is set in familiar territory - the North Devon coast - where a moment of simple, comforting solitude falls prey to the night darklings. After a substantial break from publishing new work we're back at the story-telling grindstone. I'd almost forgotten how much fun story-telling is... hope you enjoy...
Echoes to the End
Price: Free! Words: 47,370. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Set in the 17th- and 18th- century Europe, the story traces two different lives as they went through war, plague and many more tragedies that resulted in separation and alienation. As they encountered magic and mystery in this desolate world, a new understanding about life and death awaited them.
we'll beachcomb for their broken bones
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 7,280. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2015 by Coffeetown Press. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
Botts's poems address themes such as human mortality, vulnerability, and perception of time. They are meant to trigger a thoughtful response from people of diverse sensibilities.
Green
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 2,280. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Spiritual, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
green beckons us - green evokes life - green is a collection of simple reflections about things that seize me like the mountains and canyons of Colorado where I grew up and Japan where I fell in love. A love of mystics permeates the collection along with inspirational quotes from a variety of authors and philosophers.
This Funny Earth of Mine
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 102,270. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"A ruthlessly inward-looking and intentionally antisocial celebration of solitude...if there's such a thing as cheerful abrasiveness, you'll find it here...it reads like a sort of Walden for the city dweller." (I.Q. Magazine) The author's last two humor books, Read This Instead and the Wacky Adventures of God, have been included after the new material.