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Love@ the Speed of Fear
Series: Worry Goes West, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 113,850. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Love@ the Speed of Fear, an American odyssey. Matt Jones lived too long in one place before he decided to leave on a motorcycle for parts unknown. Old habits die hard, but people on Matt’s trip wake him up and shake him up. Escaped cons, yuppies, lesbian bikers, res Indians, foreign tourists and more accompany Matt on his ride into the unpredictable West. 13 original photos by the author.
Trust Me
Series: Worry Goes West, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,920. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
TRUST ME, an odyssey of freedom. A surprising cast of characters team up with Matt Jones on the second leg of his vagabond journey through today's American West. Montana cowboys, North Dakota bikers, water pirates and tourist towns. Scoundrels and old ranch families, money, prophecy, death, and friendship-- all connect and push Matt to the breaking point. 29 original photos by the author.
The Christian Family
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 58,920. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012 by Christian's Library Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Family
A century ago when this book was first published, marriage and the family were already weathering enormous changes, and that trend has not abated. Yet by God’s power the unchanging essence of marriage and the family remains proof, as Bavinck notes, that God’s “purpose with the human race has not yet been achieved.”
How to be a Wizard - How life is magical, and we are too
Price: Free! Words: 11,040. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Magic, Nonfiction » Philosophy » New age philosophy
This short book is not about 'pointy hats'. Instead, I outline the foundations of the True West, and list the 'Wizard's Desiderata' - what is needed to live a life which is truly powerful, truly magical, truly mythical, and truly possible. It always has been possible to be a 'wizard' of one's life, though never perhaps with as little danger of being burned at the stake!
The Westering
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,110. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012 by MilSpeak Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
The 21 short stories crafted by Tom Sheehan in THE WESTERING tell of the pioneering of those who came from many countries, many customs, many cultures, and brought much of that mix with them to create the American West as we now know it. THE WESTERING has been nominated for the 2012 National Books Award in Fiction.
All Night by the Rose
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 38,250. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A city of depravity, a misanthrope who blasts away delusions of grandeur, a patient terrorized by an author, the entropic boredom at a car plant, a man caught by a spider, a building encompassing eras, a fellow who must come to terms with his brother, love stories that defy expectations, tales of the fantastic to be found in the Middle-East, childlike theism and a trailer park in space.
Best Western Movies: Winning Pictures, Favorite Films and Hollywood "B" Entries
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,690. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
If you're just starting a cowboy movie DVD collection or are a seasoned fan of all things Western, this book is an absolute must. More than 160 films are examined in detail. All-time greats mingle with B-movie gems starring legendary heroes like Gene Autry, Roy Rogers, Bill Boyd. In his reviews, Reid lists the entire cast plus release dates and all essential info: directors, writers, songs, etc.
WESTERNS: A Guide to the Best (and Worst) Western Movies on DVD
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,280. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
A feast for western movie fans, this book looks at over 400 of the 2,000 DVDs on sale. In addition to detailed reviews of classics (The Big Country, Broken Arrow, The Searchers, Stagecoach, Shane, etc., the author focuses on William Boyd (the entire 66 Hopalong Cassidy series), John Wayne, Gene Autry, Roy Rogers, Buck Jones and Alan Ladd. Finally, some of Hollywood's worst westerns are examined.
Happy? Exposing the Cultural Myths about Happiness
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 109,890. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
our culture is continually insisting that we can all be much happier than we already are. but is this really possible? to find out tony wellington went in search of answers. he analysed masses of empirical research from around the globe and interviewed a wide range of people, from celebrities to doctors. the results provide a fascinating insight into western society and the human condition.