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Book: Thus Saith Hollywood - Using Movie Dialogue to Stimulate Spiritual Thought by Michael Elliott
A compilation of essays written by Michael Elliott, film critic and biblical scholar, that expounds upon the comparison between movie quotes and Bible verses. Using Hollywood's product, Elliott shows that, as hard as they might try, filmmakers cannot remove the traces of the Almighty from their films. If movies are an art form and art reflects life... then, by sheer logic, the Creator of life [...]
 
Book: The Chalk Circle - Intercultural Prizewinning Essays by Tara Lynn Masih
Winner of a Skipping Stones Honor Award, a Benjamin Franklin silver medal award, and a ForeWord Book of the Year Award Editor Tara L. Masih put out a call in 2007 for Intercultural Essays dealing with the subjects of "culture, race, and a sense of place." The prizewinners are gathered for the first time in a ground-breaking anthology that explores many facets of culture not previously found under [...]
 
Book: Heywood Jablomi - The Internet Essays 1848 - 1853 by Leonard Stegmann
Leonard Stegmann's first book of humor, nostalgia and quizzes. Topics include cruises, a Monkees quiz, antiquing with Michael Jackson, cocaine, lucid dreaming, a Seinfeld quiz, the Beatles, updated Christmas carols, an African trilogy and if a person can really laugh himself to death. Well, Chum, here's your chance to find out..
 
Book: Motions and Moments - More Essays on Tokyo by Michael Pronko
"Pronko takes the sweeping size, bustle, and chaos of Tokyo and makes it small, introspective, and personal," Independent Publisher. Gold Award Readers' Favorite Non-Fiction Cultural (2016) Gold Award Global E-Book Awards Travel Writing (2016) Gold Award Non-Fiction Author's Association (2016) Gold Honoree Benjamin Franklin Digital IBPA (2016) Winner Best Indie Book Award Non-Fiction (2016) Indie [...]
 
Book: My Country - Essays and Stories from the Edge of Wilderness by Nowick Gray
Back-to-the-land memoir weaves essay, story, nature and magic realism, homesteading and wilderness survival. My Country expands the containers of essay and story, adventure and lyric, naturalism and fantasy, to overlap and mingle in this collection unified in its spirit of place, the forests and mountains of interior British Columbia.
 
Book: Seven Essays of Interpretation of Peruvian Reality (Translated and Illustrated) by Marciano Guerrero
The Seven Essays given the marxist approach very little assimilated, by then seized the imagination of the Peruvian people, and later, of the entire world. With scholarly patience and the insight of a surgeon for a self-taught writer who never attended college or a university he touched the raw nervous centers of Peru. By examining symptoms, analyzing palliative cures often erroneous he made it [...]
 
Book: Moms are Nuts
Emmy winners, magazine editors, comedians, TV personalities, bestselling authors and social media superstars team up to bring you a laugh-out-loud book not about being a mom, but about having a mom, grandmom or mom-figure. And while it's not OK for someone else to make yo-momma jokes about your momma, it is perfectly healthy - even downright hilarious - to find the humor in your own upbringing. [...]
 
Book: No Girl on this Train by Tottie Limejuice with Kate Pill
It's short, it's somewhat silly and the humour verges on lavatorial. Behind every successful author is a dedicated team of betareaders, those essential second eyes who pounce on any errors or inconsistencies. Lesley Tither writes under various pen-names for different genres - Tottie Limejuice, for the Sell the Pig travel memoirs series, L M Krier for the DI Ted Darling series of crime thrillers, [...]
 
Book: We're Not Like the Others by Leonard Stegmann
In this collection of his popular humor essays, Leonard Stegmann confronts his fear as he comes face-to-face with a hideous Louisiana night creature, explains why as a child he felt the need to shoot a bottle rocket out of his bedroom window, how he came to the conclusion that he much prefers going to funerals than weddings, and why, even though he would have preferred his house to be cleaned by [...]
 
Book: Treading Water and other misadventures by Noreen Braman
"Treading Water and other misadventures" is the second edition of Noreen Braman's slightly damp collection of humor columns and essays that have appeared online and in print, including the "Evil Pants" series and "the House of Rhyming Pests." Tales of domestic life include hilariously unsettling "Don't Worry, It's Just a Stage!" as well as adventures at both the nail salon and the hair salon. New [...]
 
Book: Muses and Meanderings by May J. Panayi
Muses and Meanderings is a collection of essays, articles, comic sketches, and general ramblings. It is something to dip into when you fancy something a bit different, want to promote a discussion, or need a slightly different, possibly somewhat warped, take on life. I make no apologies for my political or religious leanings; if you don't like them, please feel free to use them as a jump off [...]
 
Book: People and Things That Went Before by Leonard Stegmann
We are told we shouldn't live in the past, but surely there's no harm in the occasional visit? In this nostalgic collection, Leonard Stegmann remembers those delicious school lunches, his first cuss word, what he should have told those nuns and his grandma's incomprehensible inability to see the nearly-unlimited humor potential in a slice of rubber cheese. A warm, funny and sometimes sad look [...]
 
Book: More of Yesterday's Blossoms by Roger E. Bruner
Roger E. Bruner has been writing seemingly almost since birth. And what a variety of things he's written during his sixty-nine years of life. Although he wants to be known and remembered primarily for his novels--three of them have been published so far--he believes his other writings, most of them written long before he became a novelist, are worthwhile, interesting, and entertaining, each one [...]
 
Book: The Dumpsters of Time by Leonard Stegmann
He's back, and this time Leonard Stegmann explains that sitting naked in hot mud isn't as much fun as you'd think, why God invented television, the reason it's fun to throw away all of your pennies, why nipples are funny little things and why there is really nothing on Earth better than getting free socks. And he somehow manages to do all this, and so much more, in alphabetical order!
 
Book: A Year on Planet Mercury by Leonard Stegmann
Leonard Stegmann's largest collection of humor essays, quizzes and nostalgia explores such topics such as what it's like to boo a wheelchair-bound sports legend, cooking fried liverwurst, discovering udder cream and why geese are truly nature's most hideous creation. This book is packed with pages and pages of Leonard's dubious wisdom and questionable insight, and certainly contains more of his [...]
 
Book: A Nice Guy in the Night Sky by Leonard Stegmann
Angry barbers, nudist retreats, belly dancers, Farrah Fawcett and Clearasil. In this collection of his hilarious and slightly popular essays Leonard Stegmann has something to say about each of them, and so much more besides. You'll laugh and you'll cry, although if you find yourself doing both at the same time you really should think about seeing that therapist.
 
Book: The Last Clean Stream in America by Leonard Stegmann
In his second collection of humor, nostalgia and quizzes Leonard Stegmann asks whether Cro-Magnon and Neanderthal ever did the dirty deed, reveals the patron saints of salmon, herpes and television, visits a nudist camp and explains why the horse is just about the stupidest creature ever to exist on God's green earth..
 
Book: Online Research Made Easy by James Musgrave
As a college composition teacher for over fifteen years now, I have taken time to make the teaching of online research the most painless, comfortable and usable experience possible. However, since people need a tool that they can use for their own purposes, not just to research a paper for a college grade, I wanted extend my techniques to the masses.
 
Book: For the Love of Licorice - Licorice Lovers Share Sweet Memories by Doug Erlandson
Licorice Lovers Rejoice! Licorice Lovers Share Sweet Memories Jerry Garcia once said: Grateful Dead Fans are like people who like licorice. Not everyone likes licorice, but the people who like licorice really like licorice. This book was written "by licorice lovers, for licorice lovers." It includes dozens of funny, heartwarming and fascinating stories, all centered on that sweet, sticky root [...]
 
Book: Swinging Bridge by Debra Shiveley Welch
Vin - I want to encompass all the knowledge I can in my brief span. Toby - What's span, Vin? Judy - It's a bridge. Mrs. Miniver 1942 William Wylar Director - Life reminds me of a swinging bridge. We begin on firm ground, and as our life progresses, we experience the sometimes thrilling, sometimes terrifying and sometimes tranquil passage to the other side - our future. As we traverse the fragile [...]
 
Book: Gratitude - The Art of Being Thankful by Vickie Phelps
We all have much to be thankful for, but sometimes we forget to express our gratitude. As the author, I wrote this book almost as a reminder to myself of what I had to be thankful for. I wrote prayers to express my thanks to God. I included quotes about gratitude that would serve as reminders of what gratitude means. I penned essays about events in my life that had caused me to be thankful for [...]
 
Book: Mindful Clarity For Solutions - Finding Effective Attitudes by G. Thomas Stewart
This book contains short informative essays about finding effective attitudes for more clear solutions . Finding ways to get a quick attitude change and simple clear reminders that can help you with clear resolutions to practical problems which tend to preoccupy our thinking. At the last part are some fictional stories about attitude change.The essays contain messages and reminders of how to keep [...]
 
Book: We're Not Write - Two Sibs Misusing Technology by Cass Alexander and C.C. Edwards
"It was the best of texts, it was the worst of texts ..." From accidentally propositioning a friend's mom for a ball massage to finding a booger in a cup of coffee, We're Not Write offers a variety of hilarious anecdotes between siblings, Cass and C.C. Bear witness to their digital correspondence, insults, and major life faux pas in this laugh-out-loud collection.
 
Book: Leonard's Pantload of Quizzes by Leonard Stegmann
Finally, forty of Leonard Stegmann's most popular quizzes have been jammed into one glorious book. "Leonard's Pantload of Quizzes" is more than just a mere collection, and more than just a compilation. Why, it's nothing short of a veritable pantload of fun! Each quiz is presented with one of Leonard's humorous introductions, making this a book of both essays and trivia. Quiz subjects include [...]
 
Book: An Eclectic Journal... Cambodia by Morgan McFinn
This journal consists of more meandering musing from the inimical Morgan McFinn...over 90 entries averaging 600 words each. A buffet of scrumptious literary hors d'oeuvre, so to speak. It was written during the period of a year when McFinn and his wife lived in a wooden, Khmer style bungalow beside the Kampot River in Southwest Cambodia. There are tributes to greatness...John Keats, Fred Astaire [...]
 
Book: The New ABC's of Life for Children and Adults - Short Stories, Essays, and Poems Promoting Christian Concepts by Pamela K Orgeron
The New ABC 's of Life for Children and Adults: Short Stories, Essays, and Poems Promoting Christian Concepts is a revised and expanded edition of the book The ABC 's of Life for Children and Adults: Short Stories, Essays, and Poems Promoting Christian Concepts (Xulon Press, 2003), written by the author under her maiden name. Both books depict Biblical principles and morals of life that society [...]
 
Book: Words We Carry - Essays of Obsession and Self-Esteem by D.G. Kaye
"I have been a great critic of myself for most of my life, and I was darned good at it, deflating my own ego without the help of anyone else." What do our shopping habits, high-heeled shoes, and big hair have to do with how we perceive ourselves? Do the slights we endured when we were young affect how we choose our relationships now? D.G. takes us on a journey, unlocking the hurts of the past by [...]
 
Book: The Flip - The True Life Story of How a Successful New Tract Home Investor Went from Zero to Hero, Back to Zero by D. Sidney Potter
During the first six years of this decade, the promise of quick profits coupled with risky decision-making led people from all walks of life to risk everything in the real estate investment market. Houses were flipped from investor to investor; it was a billion-dollar game of musical chairs. D. Sidney Potter ate, slept, and breathed real estate flipping from 2002-2007. Based in Pasadena, [...]
 
Book: The History Essays by Joseph Cook
A collection of history research papers written by the author during his graduate coursework. Most of the articles relate to the American Civil War. The final paper included was honored by an academic conference as the top paper presented; it deals with the death of U.S. Army General Edward R.S. Canby. All in all, this collection is a valuable resource for students of American history. All [...]
 
Book: Unshaken Wonder - Becoming Playful Elders Together by Lori Kane
I feared that I'd never get there. To Unapologetic Playfulness Land. Lori's own Promised Land. Maya Angelou got there. Gandhi got there. The Dalai Lama, Desmond Tutu, and even writer Anne Lamott got there. My friends Bernie DeKoven, Bayo Akomolafe, and Natalie Kinsey the tree-haired wonder got there. Even Mom got there, thanks in large part to her Alzheimer's disease. But could I get there? Could [...]
 
Book: Yesterday's Blossoms - A collection of some of Roger Bruner's previous writings by Roger E. Bruner
Although Roger E. Bruner is a novelist now, he's written a variety of other works--both fiction and non-fiction--over the years. This collection contains poetry, a dramatic monologue, several short plays, a short story, and a moving essay about the death of a baby. He is especially pleased to share with readers the short story that led to the novel, Found in Translation, and the play his novel [...]
 
Book: My Life with a Wounded Warrior - Essays by Pamela Foster by Pamela Foster
When night falls on another Veterans Day, when the leftover chicken waits in plastic tubs for a quick breakfast the next morning, and the confetti is swept from the streets, and the flags are folded in tight triangles; when the holiday ends, most of us get on with our lives. But for those warriors who carried an M14 along a jungle trail, who patrolled the streets of Fullujah or Bagdad, who [...]
 
Book: Paths to Wholeness - Fifty-Two Flower Mandalas by David J. Bookbinder
David Bookbinder is one of those awakened souls whose near-death experience gave him fresh and timeless eyes. He has taken that gift and poured it into Paths to Wholeness, using innovative photography and heartfelt reflection to surface and praise the mysteries of the inner world. - Mark Nepo, The Book of Awakening Most of us try to be fully present to this amazing existence we were born into, [...]
 
Book: The Barber's Conundrum and Other Stories - Observations on Life From the Cheap Seats by John Hartnett
The Barber's Conundrum and Other Stories is more than just a collection of thirty-seven short literary humor pieces that will make you laugh. It provides a treasure trove of tips and invaluable advice to help you navigate safely through marriage and relationships, raising kids and to finally understand the more peculiar aspects of day to day living that up until now, had been tossed into a big [...]
 
Book: Not So Innocently Abroad - Official State Department Tour or Sinister Government Plot to Disappear Me? by Ken Richters
From award-winning actor and playwright Ken Richters comes this original, irreverent, and funny travel memoir of his month-long U.S. Department of State goodwill tour of Russia and Ukraine. Before Russian President Vladimir Putin's takeover of Ukraine's Crimea region, and after spending more than 30 years performing as Mark Twain (satirizing every government official and politician within [...]
 


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