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Why The Written Word Still Matters Most: The Benefits of Going Analog in a Digital World
Price: Free! Words: 2,330. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Electronics / Digital, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Nature
Reading is not a habit grown of indolence. It is relaxing precisely because it requires and active mind. It is a workout that leaves the exerciser feeling rejuvenated. The act of creation is a burden shared by author and reader alike, the latter reliably removed from the buzzing of his workaday mind for the period it is occupied in the sculpting of word clay into a recognizable reality.
Close The National Parks: The Natural Conclusion of American Conservation
Price: Free! Words: 1,660. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
Close the national parks. Keep only the smallest necessary, skeleton crew, close the gates, and don’t open them for a hundred years.
Walled In
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 72,380. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family, Fiction » Coming of age
When her father is accused of fraud, seventeen year old Vandy Spencer discovers her entire life has been built on a heart-shattering deception.
Drowning Cactus
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,360. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
A cactus thief and organic urban gardener chase inspiration, romance, and endangered species in this funny and uplifting eco-satire spanning iconic American landscapes from the Sonoran Desert to Thoreau's Walden Pond.
A Place of Forgetting
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,280. Language: American English. Published: November 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
1966. Maplekill, New York. Liz Roark’s dreams turn to dust when a girl known only as April arrives with an engagement ring from Liz’s sweetheart, a Marine missing in Vietnam. Liz flees, but April hijacks her journey, rips her off, and dumps her at the remote Arkansas farm of a cranky psychic. Stranded with only a few dollars and a copy of Walden, Liz learns powerful lessons about love and trust.
Naturalist Thoughts
Price: Free! Words: 420. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Transgressional fiction, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A short story that very briefly explores man's relationship with nature.
The Fox Trails: A Bicycle Adventure Along the Mississippi River
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 110,800. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
A true story of a man's quest to live in harmony with nature in modern-day America.
The Classical Reciter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,230. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - multi-author
The gauntlet is down! The Classical Reciter is the companion book for the overnight sensation blog by the same name. Includes 135 of the best poems ever for memorizing, reciting, and challenging your friends. Shakespeare, Keats, Shelley, Dickinson, Poe, Longfellow, Wordsworth, and many, many more. Perfect for classroom, homeschool, or personal use. Will YOU be the next internet poetry sensation?
A Trail of Dreams Thoreau in Love
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,790. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical
A Trail of Dreams Thoreau in Love., set in 1837 in the idyllic village of Concord, Massachusetts, Henry Thoreau struggles to escape the domination of his mother and find love, while staying true to his dreams. Will Lucy Brown, the older woman, be his soul-mate? Or will it be Ellen Sewall, the young girl, Mary Russell, the governess, or Margaret Fuller, the feminist? Will "lightning strike" with a
Great Peacemakers
Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 40,690. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
WINNER of 30+ awards, this book is endorsed by 3 presidents & 3 Nobel Peace Prize winners. Whether you are a parent seeking positive roles models for your children, an educator looking for thought-provoking material for your students, or someone simply wanting an uplifting read, then Great Peacemakers is sure to meet your needs and inspire the peacemaker in you.