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Rating: 5.00 / 5
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Write Your Great Novel Course

by David Xavier

*Free techniques you can use in your fiction today. Get it at www.FictionCraft.weebly.com *Fiction Essentials for Powerful WritingEssential elements for writing great fiction used by the greatest authors who ever lived. Want to write a novel that people will remember for a long time? Include these elements in your fiction, and write your great novel.Truth in Fiction - Ground your fiction in powerful waysWell of Creativity - Never run dry of materialTheme - Give your story purposeFictionCraft - Deconstructing the fiction of the greatest authors and novels of all time.www.FictionCraft.weebly.comVisit for 3 FREE writing techniques you can put into your fiction today:Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s Simple Dialogue Technique – Gabriel Garcia Marquez was known for “magical realism”, but it is this simple technique of dialogue he mastered that remains truly magical.Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn’s Characterization – Solzhenitsyn won the Nobel Prize in Literature and created characters that echoed with the deepest human emotion. How he did it is not so difficult to understand.Ernest Hemingway’s Repetition Formula – Hemingway used closely-set repetition to embed emotion and reality in his readers. There is a simple but powerful formula involved that you can use in your own fiction.

Genre: Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Education & Reference, Writing, Research & Publishing Guides, Antiquarian & Rare Books, Criticism & Theory, History of Books
Size: 40 pages
Free download for Kindle from 26 June 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.40 / 5
4 reviews

The Complete Novels and Stories of Rudyard Kipling

by Rudyard Kipling

Here you will find the complete novels and stories of Rudyard Kipling in the chronological order of their original publication.- Plain Tales from the Hills (a collection of 40 short stories)- Soldiers Three (a collection of 9 short stories)- The Story of the Gadsbys (a collection of 8 short stories)- In Black and White (a collection of 8 short stories)- Under the Deodars (a collection of 8 short stories)- The Phantom Rickshaw and other Tales (a collection of 4 short stories)- Wee Willie Winkie and Other Child Stories (a collection of 4 short stories)- Life's Handicap (a collection of 27 short stories)- The Light That Failed (a novel)- The Naulahka: A Story of West and East (a novel)- Many Inventions (a collection of 14 short stories)- The Jungle Book (a collection of 7 short stories)- The Second Jungle Book (a collection of 8 short stories)- Captains Courageous (a novel)- The Day's Work (a collection of 13 short stories)- Stalky & Co. (a collection of 9 short stories)- Kim (a novel)- Just So Stories for Little Children (a collection of 13 short stories)- Traffics and Discoveries (a collection of 11 short stories)- Puck of Pook's Hill (a collection of 10 short stories)- Actions and Reactions (a collection of 8 short stories)- Rewards and Fairies (a collection of 11 short stories)- A Diversity of Creatures (a collection of 14 short stories)- The Eyes of Asia (a collection of 4 short stories)

Genre: Arts & Photography, Theater, Humor & Entertainment, Movies & Video, Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, World Literature, Criticism & Theory
Size: 2254 pages
Free download for Kindle from 26 June 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

Poetics as a Theory of Everything

by Ira Livingston

Drawing on poetics and visual art as well as philosophy and the science of complex systems, Ira Livingston's Poetics as a Theory of Everything explores what our seemingly most artificial conceptual constructs (such as poems and metaphors) and even the most illegitimate offspring of the human brain (such as drug-induced hallucinations) can tell us about the natural processes that shape living creatures and other systems.Reviewers have described Livingston's previous books as "lucid, playful, and reader-friendly," "exhilarating and moving," and "high-level discursive performance art full of conceptual kicks."Poetics as a Theory of Everything begins by considering current obsessions with both sustainability and imminent apocalypse-- symptoms of the postmodern condition-- and follows them down to their roots, which extend all the way into our common predicament as living beings. Subsequent chapters take up constraint (a fundamental creative principle in poetry, games-- and thermodynamics) and meaning (understood as a Rube Goldberg-like process whereby systems interact with their fellow systems, subsystems, and environments). The book ends lyrically with a series of prose sonnets and illustrations that develop these principles.Throughout the book, text and images embody a principle shared by systems theory and Buddhist/Daoist thought: that the same process that leads to the fragmentation and dissolution of form also leads to its emergence, consolidation and elaboration.

Genre: Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Professional & Technical, Professional Science, Science & Math, Mathematics, Physics, Antiquarian & Rare Books, Criticism & Theory, History of Books
Size: 284 pages
Free download for Kindle from 25 June 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 3.40 / 5
3 reviews

Becoming Bestsellers: John Grisham and Danielle Steel (Sample from Chapter 2 of THE BESTSELLER CODE)

by Jodie Archer

This sneak peek teaser - featuring literary giants John Grisham and Danielle Steele - from Chapter 2 of The Bestseller Code, a groundbreaking book about what a computer algorithm can teach us about blockbuster books, stories, and reading, reveals the importance of topic and theme in bestselling fiction according to percentages assigned by what the authors refer to as the “bestseller-ometer.”Although 55,000 novels are published every year, only about 200 hit the lists, a commercial success rate of less than half a percent. When the computer was asked to “blindly” select the most likely bestsellers out of 5,000 books published over the past thirty years based only on theme, it discovered two possible candidates: The Accident by Danielle Steel and The Associate by John Grisham.The computer recognized quantifiable patterns in their seemingly opposite, but undeniably successful writing careers with legal thrillers and romance. In Chapter 2, Archer and Jockers analyze this data and divulge the most and least likely to best sell topics and themes in fiction with a human discussion of the “why” behind these results.The Bestseller Code is a big-idea book about the relationship between creativity and technology. At heart it is a celebration of books for readers and writers—a compelling investigation into how successful writing works.

Genre: Business & Investing, Industries & Professions, Computers & Technology, Databases, Microsoft, Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Education & Reference, Writing, Research & Publishing Guides, Antiquarian & Rare Books, Criticism & Theory, History of Books
Size: 256 pages
Free download for Kindle from 25 June 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.70 / 5
5 reviews

Indian Pressure Cooker Cookbook: 25 Easy and Authentic Indian Instant Pot Recipes for Beginners and Pro

by Olivia Gupta

50% OFF FOR A LIMITED TIME ONLY!Clean the dust from your Electric Pressure Cooker and let’s start cooking mouth-watering meals!Get invaluable experience of cooking delicious Indian meals in your Instant Pot and start to cook tasty homemade stews and braises.This cookbook is dedicated to the delicious traditions of Indian cuisine. Many people are too afraid to try Indian recipes as they feel that it will be too complicated for them, but fear not! Anybody can make an Indian dish with the right ingredients. I have created these recipes with beginners in mind so anyone can learn and enjoy the delicious Indian food. Instant pot made Indian dishes quick and easy. Indian cuisine is one of the most flavored and loved cuisine across the world.The Indian Pressure Cooker Cookbook is an exclusive cookbook you ever seen. We used the most optimal recipes, the preparation of which will take you a little time. In addition, products that are used in our recipes can be easily found at the nearest store.While reading this book you will be able to:Learn Indian everyday recipes Learn how to cook quick and easy delicious meals Get a full cooking guidance Receive complete list of necessary ingredients Surprise your family!It doesn’t matter you are looking for a beginner’s guide, look for new ideas for your family dinner or just in search of simple and healthy recipes, you will be inspired by Indian Instant Pot Cookbook!Here’s only couple recipes from Instant Pot Cookbook you need to try: YUMMY KHEEMA CHICKEN KORMA DELICIOUS SPINACH DAL EASY LENTIL RICE PORRIDGE EASY INDIAN DAL EASY INDIAN CHICKEN CURRY VEGETABLE MASALA RICE And More, More, More...Choose your favorite recipe and start cooking in your Electric Pressure Cooker today!Surprise your family and friends with easy and amazing recipes.Just scroll of the top of the page and GET OPPORTUNITY to try these fabulous recipes!

Genre: Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, United States, Asian American
Size: 58 pages
Free download for Kindle from 25 June 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Building a National Literature: The Case of Germany, 1830–1870

by Peter Uwe Hohendahl

Building a National Literature boldly takes issue with traditional literary criticism for its failure to explain how literature as a body is created and shaped by institutional forces. Peter Uwe Hohendahl approaches literary history by focusing on the material and ideological structures that determine the canonical status of writers and works. He examines important elements in the making of a national literature, including the political and literary public sphere, the theory and practice of literary criticism, and the emergence of academic criticism as literary history. Hohendahl considers such key aspects of the process in Germany as the rise of liberalism and nationalism, the delineation of the borders of German literature, the idea of its history, the understanding of its cultural function, and the notion of a canon of major and minor authors.

Genre: History, Europe, Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Antiquarian & Rare Books, Criticism & Theory, History of Books, Movements & Periods
Size: 373 pages
Free download for Kindle from 25 June 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Theories in and of Mathematics Education: Theory Strands in German Speaking Countries (ICME-13 Topical Surveys)

by Angelika Bikner-Ahsbahs

Genre: Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Education & Reference, Schools & Teaching, Antiquarian & Rare Books, Criticism & Theory, History of Books
Size: 51 pages
Free download for Kindle from 25 June 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Transmedial Narration: Narratives and Stories in Different Media

by Lars Elleström

This open access book is a methodical treatise on narration in different types of media. A theoretical rather than a historical study, Transmedial Narration is relevant for an understanding of narration in all times, including our own. By reconstructing the theoretical framework of transmedial narration, this book enables the inclusion of all kinds of communicative media forms on their own terms.The treatise is divided into three parts. Part I presents established and newly developed concepts that are vital for formulating a nuanced theoretical model of transmedial narration. Part II investigates the specific transmedial media characteristics that are most central for realizing narratives in a plenitude of different media types. Finally, Part III contains brief studies in which the narrative potentials of painting, instrumental music, mathematical equations, and guided tours are illuminated with the aid of the theoretical framework developed throughout the book. Suitable for advanced students and scholars, this book provides tools to disentangle the narrative potential of any form of communication.

Genre: Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Education & Reference, Words, Language & Grammar, Antiquarian & Rare Books, Criticism & Theory, History of Books
Size: 152 pages
Free download for Kindle from 25 June 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.30 / 5
4 reviews

Leo Tolstoy: The Complete Novels and Novellas

by Leo Tolstoy

Genre: Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Drama & Plays, World Literature, Eastern European, Russian, Criticism & Theory
Size: 2566 pages
Free download for Kindle from 25 June 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Transfigured World: Walter Pater's Aesthetic Historicism

by Carolyn Williams

Exploring the intricacy and complexity of Walter Pater’s prose, Transfigured World challenges traditional approaches to Pater and shows precise ways in which the form of his prose expresses its content. Carolyn Williams asserts that Pater’s aestheticism and his historicism should be understood as dialectically interrelated critical strategies, inextricable from each other in practice. Williams discusses the explicit and embedded narratives that play a crucial role in Pater’s aesthetic criticism and examines the figures that compose these narratives, including rhetorical tropes, structures of argument such as genealogy, and historical or fictional personae.

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Arts & Literature, Specific Groups, Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Philosophy, Essays & Correspondence, Essays, Antiquarian & Rare Books, Criticism & Theory, History of Books
Size: 356 pages
Free download for Kindle from 24 June 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.30 / 5
4 reviews

Literary Transcendentalism: Style and Vision in the American Renaissance (Cornell Paperbacks)

by Lawrence Buell

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Genre: History, Americas, United States, Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Antiquarian & Rare Books, Criticism & Theory, History of Books, Movements & Periods
Size: 336 pages
Free download for Kindle from 23 June 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Reappraisals: Shifting Alignments in Postwar Critical Theory

by Peter Uwe Hohendahl

Reappraisals is a provocative account of the development of modern critical theory in Germany and the United States. Focusing on the period since World War II, Peter Uwe Hohendahl explores key debates on the function of critical theory, illuminating the diverse positions and alliances among the participants. Bringing together six essays, as well as new introductory and concluding chapters, Hohendahl interprets and subjects to critical scrutiny many of the central ideas of the Frankfurt School. He first maps the trajectory of neomarxist criticism in Germany to the 1980s. Individual chapters then focus on the work of Georg Lukacs, Theodor W. Adorno, and Jürgen Habermas, and on such issues as the politicization of German criticism after 1965 under the influence of the Frankfurt School.

Genre: Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Antiquarian & Rare Books, Criticism & Theory, History of Books, Movements & Periods
Size: 247 pages
Free download for Kindle from 23 June 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.50 / 5
5 reviews

Henry James: The Complete Collection

by Henry James

Genre: Arts & Photography, Theater, Biographies & Memoirs, Business & Investing, Industries & Professions, Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, British, Drama & Plays, World Literature, Travel, Europe, United States, Essays & Correspondence, Letters & Correspondence, Criticism & Theory
Size: 13583 pages
Free download for Kindle from 23 June 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.40 / 5
4 reviews

Bread and Circuses: Theories of Mass Culture As Social Decay

by Patrick Brantlinger

Lively and well written, Bread and Circuses analyzes theories that have treated mass culture as either a symptom or a cause of social decadence. Discussing many of the most influential and representative theories of mass culture, it ranges widely from Greek and Roman origins, through Marx, Nietzsche, Freud, Ortega y Gasset, T. S. Eliot, and the theorists of the Frankfurt Institute, down to Marshall McLuhan and Daniel Bell. Brantlinger considers the many versions of negative classicism and shows how the belief in the historical inevitability of social decay—a belief today perpetuated by the mass media themselves—has become the dominant view of mass culture in our time. While not defending mass culture in its present form, Brantlinger argues that the view of culture implicit in negative classicism obscures the question of how the media can best be used to help achieve freedom and enlightenment on a truly democratic basis.

Genre: History, World, Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Antiquarian & Rare Books, Criticism & Theory, History of Books
Size: 312 pages
Free download for Kindle from 23 June 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Chaucer and the Poets: An Essay on Troilus and Criseyde

by Winthrop Weatherbee

In this sensitive reading of Chaucer’s Troilus and Criseyde, Winthrop Wetherbee redefines the nature of Chaucer’s poetic vision. Using as a starting point Chaucer’s profound admiration for the achievement of Dante and the classical poets, Wetherbee sees the Troilus as much more than a courtly treatment of an event in ancient history—it is, he asserts, a major statement about the poetic tradition from which it emerges. Wetherbee demonstrates the evolution of the poet-narrator of the Troilus, who begins as a poet of romance, bound by the characters’ limited worldview, but who in the end becomes a poet capable of realizing the tragic and ultimately the spiritual implications of his story.

Genre: History, Ancient, Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Drama & Plays, Greek & Roman, Poetry, Nonfiction, Classical & Early, Antiquarian & Rare Books, Criticism & Theory, History of Books, Movements & Periods, Love Poems
Size: Unknown
Free download for Kindle from 23 June 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Russian Formalism: A Metapoetics

by Peter Steiner

Russian Formalism, one of the twentieth century's most important movements in literary criticism, has received far less attention than most of its rivals. Examining Formalism in light of more recent developments in literary theory, Peter Steiner here offers the most comprehensive critique of Formalism to date. Steiner studies the work of the Formalists in terms of the major tropes that characterized their thought. He first considers those theorists who viewed a literary work as a mechanism, an organism, or a system. He then turns to those who sought to reduce literature to its most basic element—language—and who consequently replaced poetics with linguistics. Throughout, Steiner elucidates the basic principles of the Formalists and explores their contributions to the study of poetics, literary history, the theory of literary genre, and prosody. Russian Formalism is an authoritative introduction to the movement that was a major precursor of contemporary critical thought.

Genre: History, Europe, Russia, Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Antiquarian & Rare Books, Criticism & Theory, History of Books
Size: 278 pages
Free download for Kindle from 23 June 2019 onward PDT/PST 

HOSPITALLER ORDER OF SAINT JOHN OF GOD: History of Child Sexual Abuse in New Zealand, Australia & Papua New Guinea, Portugal Part 1

by Darryl Smith

Research book with heaps of information on this order behavior against children

Genre: Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Criticism & Theory
Size: Unknown
Free download for Kindle from 23 June 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

The Young Philosophers: On Media

by Antheya

The young need to know. They are ever more curious about the world, yet the questions of profound significance to human nature and condition are rarely discussed in a manner they would understand and materialize in daily life through thinking and practical action. And that is exactly what youth inherently wants to do. These series of philosophical books represent an attempt to critically analyze reality from the perspective of the young minds, who brave to think their own thoughts!

Genre: Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Philosophy, Social Sciences, Criticism & Theory
Size: Unknown
Free download for Kindle from 23 June 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Love Poetry Book : I Never Told You Why: Behind The Ruby Red Door

by Sire Crow

A modern contemporary poetry collection of carefully selected words that consists of a passionate story and journey of love, loss, yearning, and mindfully cultivated life lessons of gratitude and self-love."It was so close that when I shut my eyes, it was close enough for me to feel it all over again. Feel the first time our eyes met, feel the first time our hands shook, and the first time I wrapped my arms around you—to say goodbye. Not knowing it was going to be my last. That tangible warmth felt so close within my reach, I had my right hand slowly reaching out to push open that bright red door, attempting to relive that moment again. With my pair of eyes still tightly shut, with the whole of me still stranded over there; at that exact few moments behind that bright red door." I’ve always known for the longest time, the deepest secrets of the universe, and how it connects every one of us together one way or another, even if we can’t see it just yet. Even if it doesn’t manifest in a form that is tangible or logical at that moment in time, and doesn’t make much sense right now. But it always gives us signs, when we hold on to a clear vision of what we truly desire most inside the core of our hearts and stand by it, through and through. Get a copy at a limited special offer price*Homepage -www.111inspirationalquotes.com -

Genre: Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Poetry, Nonfiction, Antiquarian & Rare Books, Criticism & Theory, History of Books, Love Poems
Size: 91 pages
Free download for Kindle from 23 June 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Postcolonialism Cross-Examined: Multidirectional Perspectives on Imperial and Colonial Pasts and the Neocolonial Present (Routledge Philosophers in Focus Series)

by Monika Albrecht

Genre: Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Politics & Social Sciences, Philosophy, Criticism & Theory
Size: 308 pages
Free download for Kindle from 23 June 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Clarissa's Ciphers: Meaning and Disruption in Richardson's Clarissa

by Terry Castle

As Samuel Richardson's 'exemplar to her sex,’ Clarissa in the eponymous novel published in 1748 is the paradigmatic female victim. In Clarissa’s Ciphers, Terry Castle delineates the ways in which, in a world where only voice carries authority, Clarissa is repeatedly silenced, both metaphorically and literally. A victim of rape, she is first a victim of hermeneutic abuse. Drawing on feminist criticism and hermeneutic theory, Castle examines the question of authority in the novel. By tracing the patterns of abuse and exploitation that occur when meanings are arbitrarily and violently imposed, she explores the sexual politics of reading.

Genre: Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Women's Studies, Antiquarian & Rare Books, Criticism & Theory, History of Books
Size: 208 pages
Free download for Kindle from 22 June 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Seductive Reasoning: Pluralism as the Problematic of Contemporary Literary Theory

by Ellen Rooney

Seductive Reasoning takes a provocative look at contemporary Anglo-American literary theory, calling into question the critical consensus on pluralism's nature and its status in literary studies. Drawing on the insights of Marxist and feminist critical theory and on the works of Althusser, Derrida, and Foucault, Rooney reads the pluralist’s invitation to join in a "dialogue" as a seductive gesture. Critics who respond find that they must seek to persuade all of their potential readers. Rooney examines pluralism as a form of logic in the work of E. D. Hirsch, as a form of ethics for Wayne Booth, as a rhetoric of persuasion in the books of Stanley Fish. For Paul de Man, Rooney argues, pluralism was a rhetoric of tropes just as it was, for Fredric Jameson, a form of politics.

Genre: Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Philosophy, Antiquarian & Rare Books, Criticism & Theory, History of Books
Size: 254 pages
Free download for Kindle from 22 June 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.10 / 5
4 reviews

Still Waters (Sandhamn Murders Book 1)

by Viveca Sten

On a hot July morning on Sweden’s idyllic vacation island of Sandhamn, a man takes his dog for a walk and makes a gruesome discovery: a body, tangled in fishing net, has washed ashore.Police detective Thomas Andreasson is the first to arrive on the scene. Before long, he has identified the deceased as Krister Berggren, a bachelor from the mainland who has been missing for months. All signs point to an accident—until another brutalized corpse is found at the local bed-and-breakfast. But this time it is Berggren’s cousin, whom Thomas interviewed in Stockholm just days before.As the island’s residents reel from the news, Thomas turns to his childhood friend, local lawyer Nora Linde. Together, they attempt to unravel the riddles left behind by these two mysterious outsiders—while trying to make sense of the difficult twists their own lives have taken since the shared summer days of their youth.

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, Literature & Fiction, Holidays & Celebrations, Computers & Technology, Cookbooks, Food & Wine, Baking, Canning & Preserving, Cooking by Ingredient, Culinary Arts & Techniques, Drinks & Beverages, Gastronomy, Meals, Natural Foods, Outdoor Cooking, Professional Cooking, Quick & Easy, Reference, Regional & International, Sp
Size: 387 pages
Free download for Kindle from 22 June 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.70 / 5
5 reviews

Painting Dragons: What Storytellers Need to Know About Writing Eunuch Villains

by Tucker Lieberman

Monstrous: physically, mentally, morally. Castrated men are often portrayed this way in fiction. What’s the “evil eunuch” stereotype, and why do novelists reproduce it?In Painting Dragons: What Storytellers Need to Know About Writing Eunuch Villains, Tucker Lieberman explores the stereotypes that fashion these cruel, warped characters. He encourages fiction writers to change the game.

Genre: Gay & Lesbian, Literary Criticism, Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Antiquarian & Rare Books, Criticism & Theory, History of Books
Size: 132 pages
Free download for Kindle from 22 June 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Novels, Readers, and Reviewers: Responses to Fiction in Antebellum America

by Nina Baym

This book describes and characterizes responses of American readers to fiction in the generation before the Civil War. It is based on close examination of the reviews of all novels—both American and European—that appeared in major American periodicals during the years 1840–1860, a period in which magazines, novels, and novel reviews all proliferated. Nina Baym makes uses of the reviews to gain information about the formal, aesthetic, and moral expectations of reviewers. Her major conclusion is that the accepted view about the American novel before the Civil War—the view that the atmosphere in America was hostile to fiction—is a myth. There is compelling evidence, she shows, for the existence of a veritable novel industry and, concomitantly, a vast audience for fiction in the 1840s and 1850s.

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Antiquarian & Rare Books, Criticism & Theory, History of Books
Size: 288 pages
Free download for Kindle from 22 June 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

Catawampus

by Molly H. Whitney

Catawampus is a non-thematic poetry book comprised of various poems which are dark, funny and inspirational. Subjects in this book include relationships, pets, life changes and every day things. Many poetry books guide your mood as you read but Catawampus keeps you guessing. There's something in it for everyone.

Genre: Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Poetry, Religious & Inspirational, Antiquarian & Rare Books, Criticism & Theory, History of Books
Size: 32 pages
Free download for Kindle from 21 June 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 3.90 / 5
4 reviews

William Shakespeare: The Complete Works (Illustrated)

by William Shakespeare

This collection gathers together the works by William Shakespeare in a single, convenient, high quality, and extremely low priced Kindle volume!The ComediesA Midsummer Night's DreamAll's Well That Ends WellAs You Like ItLove’s Labour ’s LostMeasure for MeasureMuch Ado About NothingThe Comedy of ErrorsThe Merchant of VeniceThe Merry Wives of WindsorThe Taming of the ShrewThe Two Gentlemen of VeronaTwelfth Night; or, What you willThe RomancesCymbelinePericles, Prince of TyreThe TempestThe Winter's TaleThe TragediesKing LearRomeo and JulietThe History of Troilus and CressidaThe Life and Death of Julius CaesarThe Life of Timon of AthensThe Tragedy of Antony and CleopatraThe Tragedy of CoriolanusThe Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of DenmarkThe Tragedy of MacbethThe Tragedy of Othello, the Moor of VeniceTitus AndronicusThe HistoriesThe Life and Death of King JohnThe Life and Death of King Richard the SecondThe Tragedy of King Richard the ThirdThe first part of King Henry the FourthThe second part of King Henry the FourthThe Life of King Henry VThe first part of King Henry the SixthThe second part of King Henry the SixthThe third part of King Henry the SixthThe Life of King Henry the EighthThe Poetical WorksThe SonnetsSonnets to Sundry Notes of MusicA Lover's ComplaintThe Rape of LucreceVenus and AdonisThe Phoenix and the TurtleThe Passionate Pilgrim

Genre: Arts & Photography, Theater, Humor & Entertainment, Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Drama & Plays, British, Shakespeare, Anthologies & Literature Collections, Criticism & Theory, Poetry
Size: 5185 pages
Free download for Kindle from 21 June 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Astounding Sci-Fi Tales and Star Trek Tricorder Readings from the Original Series: A Book of Revelations

by Lulu Galah

Astounding sci-fi tales and Star Trek tricorder readings (essays and commentary) from The Original SeriesSpace: the final frontier. These are the voyages of the Starship Enterprise. Its five-year mission: to explore strange new worlds, to seek out new life and new civilizations, to boldly go where no man has gone before.KIRK: Attention all trekkers… this is the Captain speaking.MCCOY: You can't be serious. That thing is virtually made out of stone! 
KIRK: Help it. Treat it. 
MCCOY: I'm a doctor, not a bricklayer. 
KIRK: You're a healer. There's a patient. That's an order. Mister Spock, tell it we're trying to help.KIRK: Set your phaser on one quarter. I'll leave mine on stun.McCoy: He’s dead, Jim.KIRK: Evasive maneuvers, Mister Sulu. 
SPOCK: An extremely powerful bolt of energy, Captain. 
KIRK: Full power to the shields, Mister Scott. 
SCOTT: Giving them all we got. MCCOY: In plain, non-Vulcan English, we've been lucky.SPOCK: Captain, you are aware of the biblical story of Genesis. 
KIRK: Yes, of course I'm aware of it. Adam and Eve tasted the apple and as a result were driven out of paradise. 
SPOCK: Precisely, Captain, and in a manner of speaking, we have given the people of Vaal the apple, the knowledge of good and evil if you will, as a result of which they too have been driven out of paradise. 
KIRK: Doctor, do I understand him correctly? Are you casting me in the role of Satan? 
SPOCK: Not at all, Captain. 
KIRK: Is there anyone on this ship who even remotely looks like Satan? 
(McCoy and Kirk walk around Spock. McCoy is gazing intently at his ears.) SPOCK: I am not aware of anyone who fits that description, Captain. 
KIRK: No, Mister Spock. I didn't think you would be.T'PAU: Live long and prosper, Spock. MCCOY: Please, Spock, do me a favor and don't say it's fascinating. 
SPOCK: No. But it is interesting. SPOCK: Good, Captain. Try to reason with them. Keep trying, Captain. Their behavior is highly illogical. 
KIRK: No point in repeating that it's illogical, Spock. I'm quite aware of it. KIRK: There's really something I don't understand about all of this. Maybe you can explain it to me. Logically, of course. When you jettisoned the fuel and ignited it, you knew there was virtually no chance of it being seen, yet you did it anyhow. That would seem to me to be an act of desperation. 
SPOCK: Quite correct, Captain. 
KIRK: Now we all know, and I'm sure the doctor will agree with me, that desperation is a highly emotional state of mind. How does your well-known logic explain that? 
SPOCK: Quite simply, Captain. I examined the problem from all angles, and it was plainly hopeless. Logic informed me that under the circumstances, the only possible action would have to be one of desperation. Logical decision, logically arrived at. 
KIRK: I see. You mean you reasoned that it was time for an emotional outburst? 
SPOCK: Well, I wouldn't put it in exactly those terms, Captain, but those are essentially the facts. 
KIRK: You're not going to admit that for the first time in your life, you committed a purely human emotional act? 
SPOCK: No, sir. 
KIRK: Mister Spock, you're a stubborn man. 
SPOCK: Yes, sir.KIRK: I want all departments at battle stations and ready in ten minutes. Either we're going down... or they are. Kirk out. Open Access PolicyYou are free to share, copy, or redistribute the materials in this text in any medium or format. You are free to adapt, reuse, modify, transform, or build upon the materials in this text for any purpose whatsoever.

Genre: Humor & Entertainment, Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Humor, Antiquarian & Rare Books, Criticism & Theory, History of Books
Size: 58 pages
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Nymphalis carmen: Nympholepsy in Nabokov’s Oeuvre

by Mo Ibrahim

From MARY to LOLITA to THE ORIGINAL OF LAURA and more, this book mines Nabokov's oeuvre for example of nymphets, nympholepts, and nympholepsy.

Genre: Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Antiquarian & Rare Books, Criticism & Theory, History of Books
Size: 106 pages
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Rating: 4.30 / 5
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Book Pricing and Promotion: How to Market and Promote Your Kindle Book. A Self-Publisher’s Guide to Writing Books That Sell. (Write Free Book Series)

by Alex Foster

Book Pricing and Promotion teaches you how to price your books for optimal results. You’ll see data from personal tests in different book categories showing you how to price your book to balance high volume sales, to maintain high page listings, as well as the best profits possible.

The book also looks at my results from popular marketing and promotional sites, both free and paid marketing. Learn how to use marketing and promotion sites for the best possible outcomes and how to correctly publish a new book for improved long term outcomes.

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Memoirs, Specific Groups, Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Antiquarian & Rare Books, Criticism & Theory, History of Books
Size: 25 pages
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