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Rating: 4.60 / 5
60 reviews

Shelve Under C: A Tale of Used Books and Cats (Turning Pages Book 1)

by Jenny Kalahar

A novel for everyone, Shelve Under C is a big, leaning stack of humor, heart, stray cat hairs, old book dust, mystery, family drama, longing and hope. Used bookshops often have a cat or two roaming the aisles, sleeping on the shelves, or sleeping on the customers. Here is a novel all about one bookshop and its resident cats, Stomper and Buglit; and about Kris, a 12-year-old boy who apprentices in the shop. Kris is a little bit like the cats: he's a foster child getting used to a new family, and the cats are being fostered in the bookshop for the local shelter. Stomper and Buglit are a little bit like Kris: they get into trouble, have some wild adventures, and find out just what being part of a family really means.Unlike some novels that have a bookstore setting, Shelve Under C...

Genre: Children's eBooks, Animals, Crafts, Hobbies & Home, Antiques & Collectibles, Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Antiquarian & Rare Books
Size: 183 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 22 October 2017 onward PDT/PST 

The Age of Shakespeare (Serapis Classics)

by Algernon Swinburne

The first great English poet was the father of English tragedy and the creator of English blank verse. Chaucer and Spenser were great writers and great men: they shared between them every gift which goes to the making of a poet except the one which alone can make a poet, in the proper sense of the word, great. Neither pathos nor humor nor fancy nor invention will suffice for that: no poet is great as a poet whom no one could ever pretend to recognize as sublime. Sublimity is the test of imagination as distinguished from invention or from fancy: and the first English poet whose powers can be called sublime was Christopher Marlowe......

Genre: Children's eBooks, Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Criticism & Theory
Size: Unknown
Free eBook download for Kindle from 22 October 2017 onward PDT/PST 

The Wisdom of the LOA: Using the Law of Attraction Without the Woo (The Secular LOA Book 4)

by Valen Cheung

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Genre: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Psychology & Counseling, Self-Help, Motivational, Spiritual, Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Religion & Spirituality, New Age, Religious Studies
Size: 69 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 21 October 2017 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.30 / 5
44 reviews

No Shades of Grey: A Six-Word Story

by Rosen Trevithick

Protest the glamorisation of domestic abuse in Fifty Shades of Grey by downloading this SIX-WORD story for free from 13th to 17th February.

A tale of love, respect and domination, No Shades of Grey depicts the plight of a worthy romantic lead when the object of his affections turns out to be not quite the girl he’s looking for.

Warning: this story is only six words long. The remainder is padded with different translations.

All proceeds made from sales of this book before the free promotion will be shared between Women’s Aid and Respect to support men and women who are affected by domestic abuse....

Genre: Humor & Entertainment, Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Humor, Criticism & Theory
Size: 27 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 19 October 2017 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.70 / 5
19 reviews

Frankenstein and the Critics

by Various Artists

“It was on a dreary night of November that I beheld my man completed ..."The summer of 1816 was by all accounts a cold and wet one. After the April 1815 eruption of Mount Tambora in Indonesia, global temperatures dropped and a rainy, monsoon-like drizzle settled in over Northern Europe. In a holiday villa on the shores of Lake Geneva, a young English poet and his lover, the guests of another poet, discouraged from outdoor pursuits, sat discussing the callousness of nature and speculating about the fashionable subject of "galvanism." Was it possible to reanimate a corpse? The villa was Byron's. The other poet was Shelley. His fiancée, 19-year-old Mary Shelley (née Godwin), was in post-partum distress.   Byron, inspired by a book of supernatural tales, suggested that each member of the...

Genre: Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Criticism & Theory
Size: 210 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 19 October 2017 onward PDT/PST 

Modern Serial Formats: A Brief Analysis

by Max Masen

A brief analysis of the evolution of the serial format and how we've used it in modern times....

Genre: Children's eBooks, Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Criticism & Theory
Size: Unknown
Free eBook download for Kindle from 19 October 2017 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
3 reviews

Celebrate the Classics: Why You Can and Should Read the Great Books (Xist Classics)

by Calee M. Lee

Celebrate the Classics is a short look at what makes a great book, why we should read classic literature, and how to go about reading and celebrating these book. Whether you’re a teacher hoping to inspire students to love the classics or simply a curious mind looking to understand the great literature that has shaped the foundations of our society, this book will give you concrete tips for reading and enjoying classic literature. This free guide has been made available to help people discover a love of reading classic books....

Genre: Self-Help, Happiness, Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Classics, Nonfiction, Criticism & Theory
Size: Unknown
Free eBook download for Kindle from 18 October 2017 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 1.00 / 5
1 review

Smart Pop Preview 2014: Standalone Essays on Divergent, Zombies, the Hunger Games, Veronica Mars, and Fanfiction

by Debra Driza and Lauren Wilson

Get a sneak peak at Smart Pop's 2013 titles with this preview volume of standalone essays!Volume Includes:"Truth and Lies" – Debra DrizaDowntown Chicago Faction Map from "Mapping Divergent's Chicago" – V. ArrowFrom Divergent Thinking: YA Authors on Veronica Roth's Divergent Trilogy, edited by Leah Wilson"Welcome to the Zombie Apocalypse" and "Overnight of the Living Dead French Toast" - Lauren WilsonFrom The Art of Eating Through the Zombie Apocalypse: A Cookbook and Culinary Survival Guide"Crime of Fashion" - Terri ClarkFrom The Girl Who Was on Fire - Movie Edition, edited by Leah Wilson"Truly, My Name Is Cinna" - V. ArrowFrom The Panem Companion: An Unofficial Guide to Suzanne Collins' Hunger Games, From Mellark Bakery to Mockingjays"Lawless Neptune" - Alafair BurkeFrom Neptune Noir:...

Genre: Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Criticism & Theory
Size: 137 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 18 October 2017 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.00 / 5
825 reviews

Four Week Fiancé (Four Week Fiance Series Book 1)

by Helen Cooper and J. S. Cooper

**HOT NEW TWO BOOK SERIES**

What would you do if the hottest man on earth made you an offer you couldn’t refuse?

What if it was the offer of a lifetime? The sort of offer that would make you blush as he offered you whatever you wanted to make you accept. What if the offers were so spicy, so naughty, so scandalous that you wouldn’t even want to tell your best friend?

If you were me, you would say yes.

There are three things you should know.
His name is TJ Walker. He’s 28, hot as can be and he’s my brother’s best friend.
TJ asked me to be his fiance for four weeks.
I’m hoping to make the engagement real.

I know. I can’t believe it either. What am I thinking? There are so many things that could g...

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Arts & Literature, Ethnic & National, Historical, Leaders & Notable People, Memoirs, Professionals & Academics, Reference & Collections, Regional U.S., Specific Groups, Travel, Children's eBooks, Arts, Music & Photography, Computers & Technology, History, Literature & Fiction, Comics & Graphic Novels, Mysteries & Detectives, Geography & Cultures, Biographies, Holidays & Celebrations, Sports & Outdoors, Databases, Microsoft, Software, Cookbooks, Food & Wine, Baking, Canning & Preserving, Cooking by Ingredient, Cul
Size: 564 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 16 October 2017 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.20 / 5
5459 reviews

Northanger Abbey (Wisehouse Classics Edition)

by Jane Austen

NORTHANGER ABBEY was the first of Jane Austen's novels to be completed for public¬cation, though she had previously made a start on Sense and Sensibility and Pride and Prejudice. According to Cassandra Austen's Memorandum, Susan (as it was first called) was written circa 1798-99.Seventeen-year-old Catherine Morland is one of ten children of a country clergyman. Although a tomboy in her childhood, by the age of 17 she is "in training for a heroine" and is excessively fond of reading Gothic novels, among which Ann Radcliffe's Mysteries of Udolpho is a favourite. Catherine is invited by the Allens, her wealthier neighbours in Fullerton, to accompany them to visit the town of Bath and partake in the winter season of balls, theatre and other social delights. Although initially the excitement o...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Classics, Contemporary Fiction, Literary Fiction, Nonfiction, Romance, Literary, Criticism & Theory, Movements & Periods
Size: 140 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 16 October 2017 onward PDT/PST 

That Itch to Write: 10 Literary Responses

by Matt Cogswell

This is my third collection of short works. This collection contains 10 pieces that were written while I was an undergraduate student in psychology, a graduate student in English, plus as an instructor at the college level. These pieces discuss much more than 10 great works. The titles in this collection are:1. My Mother’s Clothes2. Frankenstein3. Dialectical responses and thematic musings on William Shakespeare’s The Tragedy of Othello, The Moor of Venice, Ben Johnson’s Volpone (or The Foxe), Moliere’s The Misanthrope4. Play Reflection on Tony Kushner’s Angels in America: Millennium Approaches5. Freud’s Mid-life Night’s Dream6. Robert Cormier7. Feminist Theory8. Reader Response Theory9. Disability Studies10. Invisible ManMy two other collections are Living As If and Those M...

Genre: Gay & Lesbian, Literary Criticism, Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Criticism & Theory
Size: 40 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 15 October 2017 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.00 / 5
1 review

Margherita's Recipes: Free Recipes from Daniela Sacerdoti's Bestselling Novel, Set Me Free

by Daniela Sacerdoti

Fresh from Nonna Ghita’s Notebook, Margherita’s Recipes is a charming little book of recipes which feature in Daniela Sacerdoti’s new bestseller Set Me Free.Recipes include Tortine di mele (Apple Tarts), Paste di meliga (Meliga biscuits), Amareti Biscuits, and many more. There’s also a free taster of Set Me Free for those that want to delve further into Margherita’s story.Daniela Sacerdoti is the Bestselling author of Watch Over Me and Take Me Home. Set Me Free is the latest novel to be set in Glen Avich.Margherita’s marriage is slowly falling apart. Getting pregnant after trying for so long may have been a fabulous surprise for her, but for her husband it was the last straw. When she needs him most, her husband is just not there for her or their children and she realises that ...

Genre: Cookbooks, Food & Wine, Baking, Regional & International, Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Contemporary Fiction, Nonfiction, Romance, Contemporary, Criticism & Theory
Size: Unknown
Free eBook download for Kindle from 14 October 2017 onward PDT/PST 

The Navigating the Shadow World Reader: A Companion to Navigating the Shadow World by Liv Spencer

by Liv Spencer

A curated selection of the poems, plays, and works of fiction that Cassandra Clare quotes from in the Shadowhunter Chronicles. Liv Spencer highlights the specific text used in each volume of The Mortal Instruments and The Infernal Devices, with selections from Hamlet, A Tale of Two Cities, Tennyson, Dante, and many more!This is the free companion reader to Navigating the Shadow World: The Unofficial Guide to Cassandra Clares The Mortal Instruments by Liv Spencer.
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Genre: Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Criticism & Theory
Size: 312 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 13 October 2017 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 2.00 / 5
1 review

Smart Pop Preview 2015: Standalone Pieces on Zombies, Gilmore Girls, The Hunger Games, Mad Men, Star Wars, Munchkin, Game of Thrones, Reacher, and More

by George Beahm

Get a sneak peak at Smart Pop's upcoming 2015 titles, as well as some of our favorite backlist titles, with this preview volume of standalone essays, excerpts, and recipes! Volume Includes: “I Remember Star Trek”—D.C. FontanaFrom Boarding the Enterprise: Transporters, Tribbles, And the Vulcan Death Grip in Gene Rodenberry's Star Trek “Whimsy Goes with Everything”—Heather SwainFrom Coffee at Luke’s: An Unauthorized Gilmore Girls Gabfest “Men and Monsters”—Alyssa RosenbergFrom Beyond the Wall: Exploring George R. R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire, From A Game of Thrones to A Dance with Dragons “From Factions to Fire Signs”—Rosemary Clement-MooreFrom Divergent Thinking: YA Authors on Veronica Roth's Divergent Trilogy “Team Katniss”—Jennifer Lynn BarnesFrom Gir...

Genre: Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Criticism & Theory
Size: 169 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 13 October 2017 onward PDT/PST 

One-Volume Libraries: Composite and Multiple-Text Manuscripts (Studies in Manuscript Cultures)

by Michael Friedrich and Cosima Schwarke

Composite and multiple-text manuscripts are traditionally studied for their individual texts, but recent trends in codicology have paved the way for a more comprehensive approach: Manuscripts are unique artefacts which reveal how they were produced and used as physical objects. This collective volume assembles contributions from nine different fields, thus allowing for cross-cultural comparison for the first time. ...

Genre: Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Criticism & Theory
Size: 386 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 12 October 2017 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 3.00 / 5
1 review

The Untold Story Of Nebau: Facing the storms of the past: Volume 1 (The Run, Then The Story)

by Kholofelo Maloma

The book takes us through a story of a successful businessman, who, after living in regret for 27 years - blaming himself for the death of his childhood friend, he then receives a mysterious letter that gives him reasons to believe that his friend may have survived the war.He is confronted by the chances that the letter could be a scam. But curiosity shakes the foundation of his perceived reality......

Genre: Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Literary Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Suspense, Nonfiction, Criticism & Theory
Size: 46 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 12 October 2017 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.60 / 5
100 reviews

Neither Present Time

by Caren J. Werlinger

Can a house save the lives of the people who live in it? Can an inscription written in a book over sixty years ago change the fates of people not even born when it was written?

Beryl Gray is solid and dependable – her partner, Claire, thinks so, her family thinks so, her colleagues think so. She has a long-term relationship and a job she likes as a university librarian. Her life seems settled, content – except nothing is as it seems.

Aggie Bishop's last girlfriend left her three years ago and she hasn't had a date since. Her life now revolves around work and taking care of her great-aunt Cory who doesn't want to be taken care of. Aunt Cory still lives in the run-down mansion that the rest of the family wants to sell if they can only get the old lady into a nur...

Genre: Gay & Lesbian, Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Literary Fiction, Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Fiction, Women's Fiction, Lesbian, Antiquarian & Rare Books, Romance
Size: 312 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 12 October 2017 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.20 / 5
11 reviews

How to Write a Children's Picture Book Volume III: Figures of Speech

by Eve Heidi Bine-Stock

Recommended by writing instructors and award-winning authors.Many of us think of children's picture books as being written mostly with simple declarative sentences. What an eye-opener to learn that they are actually filled with delightful figures of speech. I am not talking here about the common figures of speech we learn about in grade school: simile, onomatopoeia, alliteration, hyperbole and personification. I am talking about more subtle and sophisticated figures of speech which we may not even recognize as figures at all (until they are pointed out to us), but their use gives stories a charm and freshness that stands up to repeated readings. These figures have names which are eminently forgettable but the figures themselves make the stories in which they appear eminently memorable. In ...

Genre: Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Parenting & Relationships, Literature Guides, Education & Reference, Writing, Research & Publishing Guides, Sexuality, Criticism & Theory
Size: Unknown
Free eBook download for Kindle from 11 October 2017 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 3.90 / 5
28 reviews

That Scoundrel Émile Dubois: Or the Light of Other Days

by Lucinda Elliot

When Sophie de Courcy, the often foolishly romantic and bored but patient companion to the Dowager Countess of Ruthin, marries her long-time hero, the dashing but rascally French émigré Émile Dubois, she has more excitement than she ever wanted as she is catapulted into Gothic adventure with man vampires and time warps.

With the help of her dauntless maid Agnes – who combines Tarot reading with a no-nonsense attitude - and whose own love interest is Émile’s swaggering valet and former accomplice, Georges – Sophie must come to terms with Émile’s criminal past and help free him from the machinations of their evil neighbours the Kenrick’s.

Set during the French Revolution in North Wales and in war torn France, this story is full of lively humour and...

Genre: Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Historical Fiction, Nonfiction, Romance, Historical Romance, Paranormal, Gothic, Romantic Comedy, Regency, French, Movements & Periods
Size: 378 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 11 October 2017 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.20 / 5
8 reviews

Finding Unauthorized Faith in Harry Potter & The Philosopher's Stone

by Nicole L Rivera

Finding Unauthorized Faith in Harry Potter by Nicole L. Rivera addresses each of the seven books of Harry’s story as guides to exploring life’s deepest truths. Discover wisdom about friendship, courage, loyalty, and love from the Boy-Who-Lived and his magical friends.
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Genre: Children's eBooks, Religions, Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Religion & Spirituality, Christianity, Children's Nonfiction, Teen & Young Adult, Criticism & Theory
Size: 47 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 10 October 2017 onward PDT/PST 

Harmony of disenchantment

by Rosario Di Petta

The look of a disenchanted neapolitan violinist is the thread that connects the nodes of its existence. The magic of Budapest as a backdrop to the sinking of his illusions; yet it is precisely the ability to react to any defeat will make him a kind of skillful surfer, able to ride the waves most impressive. In this eternal resume lies, perhaps, the harmony that governs his life....

Genre: Arts & Photography, Art, Performing Arts, Humor & Entertainment, Health, Fitness & Dieting, Mental Health, Psychology & Counseling, History, Crafts, Hobbies & Home, Gardening & Horticulture, Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Architecture, Travel, Europe, Criticism & Theory
Size: 62 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 10 October 2017 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.50 / 5
9 reviews

Seeing Ourselves Through Technology: How We Use Selfies, Blogs and Wearable Devices to See and Shape Ourselves

by Jill Walker Rettberg

This book is open access under a CC BY license.Selfies, blogs and lifelogging devices have become important ways in which we understand ourselves. Jill Walker Rettberg analyses these and related genres as three intertwined modes of self-representation: visual, written and quantitative. Rettberg explores topics like the meaning of Instagram filters, smartphone apps that write your diary for you, and the ways in which governments and commercial entities create their own representations of us from the digital traces we leave behind as we go through our lives....

Genre: Business & Investing, Industries & Professions, Children's eBooks, Health, Fitness & Dieting, Psychology & Counseling, Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Parenting & Relationships, Literature Guides, Professional & Technical, Accounting & Finance, Sexuality, Teen & Young Adult, Education & Reference, Criticism & Theory
Size: 120 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 09 October 2017 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.30 / 5
29 reviews

Kindle Reviews: How to Get More Reviews for Your Kindle Book. (Write Free Book Series)

by Alex Foster

Book Reviews teaches you how to get more reviews following proven methods used by publishers and successful independent authors. These methods are approved by Amazon (and other book vendors) and don't violate terms of service.

Learn to avoid methods that get your account banned, and how to get some types of negative reviews removed....

Genre: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Psychology & Counseling, Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Criticism & Theory
Size: 28 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 08 October 2017 onward PDT/PST 

Humanities World Report 2015

by P. Holm and A. Jarrick

This book is open access under a CC BY license.The first of its kind, this 'Report' gives an overview of the humanities worldwide. Published as an Open Access title and based on an extensive literature review and enlightening interviews conducted with 90 humanities scholars across 40 countries, the book offers a first step in attempting to assess the state of the humanities globally. Its topics include the nature and value of the humanities, the challenge of globalisation, the opportunities offered by the digital humanities, variations in funding patterns around the world, and the interaction between humanities and society. Despite the stereotypical view of humanists as scholars locked away in their ivory towers, the picture that emerges from this report is that they are deeply committed t...

Genre: Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Politics & Government, Social Sciences, Criticism & Theory
Size: 228 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 08 October 2017 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.50 / 5
998 reviews

Thicker than Blood (Thicker than Blood series Book 1)

by C. J. Darlington

Two estranged sisters, one a rare book dealer, the other a cattle rancher, meet again after fifteen years.
Christy Williams finally has her life on track. She’s putting her past behind her and working hard to build a career as an antiquarian book buyer. She could never imagine that a stolen first edition of "For Whom the Bell Tolls" would lead her back to the sister she abandoned fifteen years ago. With her life in danger, can May’s Triple Cross Ranch be the safe haven Christy’s searching for? Will the sisters realize before it’s too late that each possesses what the other desperately needs?
Thicker than Blood is Book #1 in the Thicker than Blood series.
All books stand alone entirely and can be read independently of each other, but for the best reading experienc...

Genre: Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Contemporary Fiction, Nonfiction, Religion & Spirituality, Christianity, Religious & Inspirational Fiction, Christian, Women's Fiction, Antiquarian & Rare Books, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
Size: 402 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 08 October 2017 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 3.50 / 5
2 reviews

Living with Disfigurement in Early Medieval Europe (The New Middle Ages)

by Patricia Skinner

This book is open access under a CC-BY 4.0 license. This book examines social and medical responses to the disfigured face in early medieval Europe, arguing that the study of head and facial injuries can offer a new contribution to the history of early medieval medicine and culture, as well as exploring the language of violence and social interactions. Despite the prevalence of warfare and conflict in early medieval society, and a veritable industry of medieval historians studying it, there has in fact been very little attention paid to the subject of head wounds and facial damage in the course of war and/or punitive justice. The impact of acquired disfigurement —for the individual, and for her or his family and community—is barely registered, and only recently has there been any atte...

Genre: History, Europe, Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Professional & Technical, Medical eBooks, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Philosophy, Science & Math, Criticism & Theory, Movements & Periods
Size: 383 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 08 October 2017 onward PDT/PST 

"CONTEMPORARY" against "MOSKVITYANINA". The literary-critical polemics of the first half of the 1850s.: «! Z» ?@>B82 «!Z"/».8B5@0BC@=>-:@8

by Publishing house "Nestor-Historia". and A.V. Vdovin

The book contains for the first time materials of the most vivid literary polemics of the first half-In the 1850s - the dispute between the magazines Moskvityanin and Sovremennik. Refuting the myth ofThe decline of the literary life of the "gloomy seven-year period", the articles, reviews, satires and parodies offered to the reader not only attest to the genre variety of controversy,but also give it a legitimate place in the history of Russian criticism and aesthetics of the mid-19th century.Included in the publication works of employees of the "young editorial office" Moskvityanina and their St. Petersburg opponents reveal to the reader the complexity and depth .Aesthetic discussions that unfolded around the works of Alexander Pushkin, M. Yu. Lermontov and N. V. Gogol, the legacy of VG Be...

Genre: Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Education & Reference, Foreign Language Study & Reference, Criticism & Theory
Size: 1556 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 08 October 2017 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.00 / 5
128 reviews

Norse Mythology: A Concise Guide to Gods, Heroes, Sagas and Beliefs of Norse Mythology (Greek Mythology - Norse Mythology - Egyptian Mythology Book 2)

by Hourly History

★ Norse Mythology ★
An introduction to such a vast subject as Norse Mythology can be problematic as it could well fall between two stools; so packed with details as to put one off, or so vague, that one is none the wiser for having read it. This text manages a pleasing balance, succeeds in whetting the appetite and supplying excellent online resources for the reader who wishes to find out more.

Inside you will read about...
✓ The Creation in Norse Mythology
✓ The Nine Worlds
✓ Major Gods and Goddesses
✓ Valhalla
✓ Ragnarok
✓ The Sagas
✓ The Influence of Norse Mythology on Our Lives Today

The author quotes generously from the most important relevant source which is freely available via the Project G...

Genre: History, Europe, Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Criticism & Theory
Size: 54 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 06 October 2017 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.20 / 5
723 reviews

FLATLAND - A Romance of Many Dimensions (The Distinguished Chiron Edition)

by Edwin Abbott

This special edition is a distinguished vintage reproduction, of the 1884 satirical novella Flatland, by the English schoolmaster Edwin Abbott. Meticulously elaborated by the editorial team of Chiron Academic Press in collaboration with the renowned literature publisher Edition l'Aleph (www.l-aleph.com), this special edition, pays particular attention to the very authentic details of the editorial of text and images, fine type setting, mise-en-page, production, and print. The result is a revival of the vintage for the 21st century's reader. Thus a unique reading experience for the book lovers and collectors of this genre. A recommended edition to libraries.Writing pseudonymously as "A Square", the book used the fictional two-dimensional world of Flatland to comment on the hierarchy of Vict...

Genre: Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Classics, Nonfiction, Professional & Technical, Professional Science, Romance, Science & Math, Mathematics, Physics, Science Fiction, Criticism & Theory, Movements & Periods
Size: 138 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 05 October 2017 onward PDT/PST 

The Works of Hrotsvit of Gandersheim (Women in Print)

by David H. Price and Hrotsvitha

Historical assessments of Hrotsvit of Gandersheim are liberally adorned with the word "first." After all, she was the first major medieval woman author, the first German woman writer in print, the first post-classical playwright, as well as the first German to write a literary work on the Faust-theme, and she is sometimes said to have been the first woman historian.These are landmarks to be sure. Yet Hrotsvit's place in cultural history is even more significant than such an impressive number of firsts might indicate, for she has reemerged to become a living part of European literature, a singular phenomenon for a tenth-century author. She is not only the earliest writer, of either gender, to have a secure place in the German literary canon, but also the only author from her period whose li...

Genre: Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Women's Studies, Criticism & Theory
Size: Unknown
Free eBook download for Kindle from 03 October 2017 onward PDT/PST 

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