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The Grand Illusion: Slaves to Perception

by Ryan D. Gable

The Grand Illusion addresses WHO (they) controls the world and provides information on HOW this can be done by the hands of the few; from exploring the hidden history of man through religious texts and ancient...

Historical Dictionary of Environmentalism

by Peter Dauvergne

This second edition of Historical Dictionary of Environmentalism contains a chronology, an introduction, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 300 cross-referenced entries on important...

Writing While Female or Black or Gay: Diverse Voices in Publishing

by Laine Cunningham & Angel Leya

A provocative and polarizing—yet often deadly funny—look behind the scenes of the publishing industry.

God forbid you be female, black, gay, or any other version of “not a straight white guy” and pick...

Writing Memoir: The Practical Guide to Writing and Publishing the Story of Your Life

by Jerry Payne

Done properly, memoir is more than just a recitation of facts about a person’s life. It’s a journey, connecting writer and reader in that shared space where we all experience what it means to be human. In...

The Magic Words: Writing Great Books for Children and Young Adults

by Cheryl Klein

This master class in writing children’s and young adult novels will teach you everything you need to know to write and publish a great book. The best children’s and young adult novels take readers on wonderful...

Memoir Your Way: Tell Your Story through Writing, Recipes, Quilts, Graphic Novels, and More

by The Memoir Roundtable

A new approach to family and personal memoirs that includes many creative formats.

Memoir Your Way inspires family storykeepers to create a memoir using a craft you already know or are inspired to learn to create...

Conservation Directory 2017: The Guide to Worldwide Environmental Organizations

by Lindsey Breuer

Do you want to take action to protect Earth’s environment? Are you interested in learning more about wildlife conservation and environmental groups? The Conservation Directory 2017 is a great resource for...

How to be an author: Vol. 1 Writing Your Writing

by Kaye Bewley

Here's a chapter by chapter breakdown:

Chapter 1 Typing Your First Lines:

Chapter 2 Fact & Fiction:

Chapter 3 Digging Up The Archives:

Chapter 4 Dreaming & Scheming:

Chapter 5 Beginnings, Middles & Endings:


Power Down: How (and Why) to Begin Reworking Your Novel Away from the Computer

by Kathleen Mccleary

When you're ready to revise your novel, move away from the computer screen and take a hands-on approach. In "Power Down," Kathleen McCleary offers techniques, tools, and tips for revising away from the computer....

Battling Doubt: How to Push Beyond Your Final Barriers and Finish Your Book

by John Vorhaus

If you're nearly finished with your novel, you may be staring down one of the writer's toughest foes: doubt. In "Battling Doubt," John Vorhaus shares his candid advice on assessing whether your book is ready...

Plot It, or Pants It?: How to Decide If Pantsing Is the Right Approach for Your Novel

by Ray Rhamey

Should you "pants" your next novel? In the exclusive e-book "Plot It, or Pants It?" Ray Rhamey advises on the pros and cons of tossing the outline and writing by the seat of your pants. You'll get perspectives...

Leveling Up: How to Harness Revision to Make the Good Even Better

by Heather Webb

Revision isn't just a hoop you need to jump through on your way to publishing success--it's a vital and powerful tool you can harness to make your already-good first draft even better. In "Leveling Up," Heather...

Driven to Digital Distraction: Why You Need to Deal with the Publishing Business

by Porter Anderson

"Publishing has now entered a state of continual change. That won't change." So says journalist and industry expert Porter Anderson in "Driven to Digital Distraction." In this exclusive e-book, you'll learn...

Writer's Market 2017: The Most Trusted Guide to Getting Published

by Robert Lee Brewer

The most trusted guide to getting published!

Want to get published and paid for your writing? Let Writer's Market 2017 guide you through the process with thousands of publishing opportunities for writers, including...

Ancestor's Footsteps: The Somme 1916

by Andrew Rawson

This book answers one of biggest unanswered questions asked by visitors to the Somme; where did my ancestor fight? The combination of First World War battle accounts and annotated trench maps throughout this...

The First Day of the Somme: Gommecourt to Maricourt, 1 July 1916

by Jon Cooksey & Jerry Murland

Many guidebooks cover the Somme offensive in 1916, the five-month struggle that has come to be seen as one of the defining episodes in the history of the fighting on the Western Front during the First World...

Atlas Obscura: An Explorer's Guide to the World's Hidden Wonders

by Joshua Foer, Dylan Thuras & Ella Morton

A one-of-a-kind gift book celebrating the world's most wondrous and unusual places - from macabre museums to magical natural phenomena - in all corners of the globe.

The Old Farmer's Almanac 2017: Special Anniversary Edition

by Old Farmer's Almanac

What is 225 years old yet always of the moment? The Old Farmer’s Almanac! America’s oldest continuously published periodical, beloved by generations for being “useful, with a pleasant degree of humor,”...

The Ultimate Ambition in the Arts of Erudition: A Compendium of Knowledge from the Classical Islamic World

by Shihab al-Din al-Nuwayri & Elias Muhanna

For the first time in English, a catalog of the world through fourteenth-century Arab eyes—a kind of Schott’s Miscellany for the Islamic Golden Age


An astonishing record of the knowledge of a civilization,...

The Meanings of Christian Names

by Anon.

This book contains classic material dating back to the 1900s and before. The content has been carefully selected for its interest and relevance to a modern audience.