Alice Liddell was the muse for Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland. But before the book was published, a rift opened between Carroll and the Liddell family. Historians still speculate as to what happened to separate the famous author and his muse. Told from the viewpoint of Alice herself, The Dodo Knight will transport you to Victorian England… and into the heart of a very special little girl.
What happens if you try to retire a god who is not ready to leave? An official from the Ministry of Divinity arrives at a university to decommission a local god. She is expecting an easy decommissioning of a waning god of mischief but finds instead an active god not interested in retiring and university administrators who have not told her the full story about the god.
The Book of Exodus has the Ten Commandments and the story of the parting of the Red Sea. But did you know it also contains tent decorating instructions? In Okay, So Look, Micah Edwards helped us laugh our way through the “begats” in Genesis. Now he brings the same keen insights and comedic skills to Exodus, in a retelling that will leave you thinking as well as laughing.
Motherhood doesn't always look like the sentiments from a greeting card.
This collection of four short stories explores the reality of pregnancy and motherhood, from the uncertainty of waiting for pregnancy test results to the strange feeling of not being in control of your own body during pregnancy, labor, and the sometimes suffocating routines of parenting young children.
George Ferris has worked hard to make a good life for himself and his family without going into the coal mines that shortened his father’s life. Now, a slow-moving catastrophe is threatening to take it all away. How far will he go to protect everything he has worked for? And will he realize what really matters before it is too late?
Xin inherits a vineyard on a distant planet, and moves there to build a life… but an interstellar war intervenes. Will Xin’s dreams of a new life get caught in the crossfire? Xin's understanding of family and sense of self must evolve to cope with the changes brought by life on a new planet and a war that threatens everything.
If there was a pill that made you successful, would you take it? What if it also made you a psychopath?
Edward Crofte was a dedicated scientist who wanted to cure depression. After years of work and sacrifice, the Caresaway drug he developed seemed to work wonders… but at what cost?
This collection of essays and cartoons on life in academia provides an “insider’s guide” to the tenure track and beyond in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields at a major US research institution. Sydney Phlox, a pseudonymous tenured professor, takes the reader through the maze of academic life with honest conversational essays and fun cartoons.
Whether you are just finishing up your bachelor's degree or have a PhD and years of experience in academia, making the transition to an "alternative career" in the non-academic world can be intimidating. In Navigating the Path to Industry, an industry veteran with more than 10 years' experience as a hiring manager gives you the inside scoop on how to find your new path and get a job.
The Book of Genesis has some truly great stories, and is the foundation of many themes that are used again and again in literature. But many of us skip it because we bog down in the long series of "begats." Comedian Micah Edwards applied his comedic skills to his lifelong interest in the Bible, and the result is a funny, but accurate, retelling of The Book of Genesis.
The majestic Cederberg mountains in the Western Cape region of South Africa are home to the elusive Cape Mountain Leopard. But for how long? The population has been decimated over centuries by human enemies and the survival of these glorious and mysterious cats is in jeopardy. Thanks to zoologist Quinton Martins and his Cape Leopard Trust, there may just be hope that the species will survive.
If you'd like to know the Bible stories, but can't get past the stuffy language and the long lists of begats, this series is for you! Comedian and amateur Biblical scholar Micah Edwards retells the Bible in a conversational tone. He stays true to the source, but adds in a lot of humor. This is a series that will leave you thinking as well as laughing.