Aurealis #74
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,500. Language: Australian English. Published: September 2, 2014 by Chimaera Publications. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
In this issue we feature Imogen Cassidy’s ‘Soul Partner’, an urban fantasy gumshoe pastiche with some original touches, and Leife Shallcross’ creepy and engrossing ‘Music for an Ivory Violin’. Chris Large brings some thoughtful silliness with his ‘When a Jedi Should Think Twice About Bringing a Knife to a Gunfight’, and Stephen Higgins continues his SF’s Sacred Cows with Asimov's Foundation.
The Longing (Grayson Brothers)
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Series: Grayson Brothers, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,340. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2010. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
(4.57 from 7 reviews)
Romantic Times 4-1/2 Star Top Pick! A marriage of convenience…and intoxicating desire. He would show her every shade of love.
Torn (Reflections Volume 2)
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Series: Reflections, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 94,330. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011 by Firshan Publishing. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
(4.50 from 6 reviews)
Shape shifter Alec Graves has spent nearly a decade trying to keep his family from being drawn into open warfare with a larger pack. The new girl at school shouldn't matter, but the more he gets to know her, the more mysterious she becomes. Worse, she seems to know things she shouldn't about his shadowy world. Is she an unfortunate victim or bait designed to draw him into a fatal misstep?
Hollywood Scandals (Hollywood Headlines Mystery)
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Series: Hollywood Headlines, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,310. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Tina Bender is the fearless gossip columnist at L.A.’s most infamous tabloid. That is, until she receives a threatening note, promising, "If you don't stop writing about me, you're dead." Reluctantly teaming with a built bodyguard Tina sets out to uncover just which juicy piece of Hollywood gossip is worth killing over.
Nelson Branco's SOAP OPERA UNCENSORED: Issue 100
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,010. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Category: Essay » Author profile
Daytime TV's first and only new hot e-zine: Weekly summary of soap opera's hottest news, stories, humour, gossip, blind items, fearless predictions, top stars/stories/couples/characters to watch, snark galore, review and analysis
Science Surprises: Exploring the Nature of Science
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,450. Language: American English. Published: March 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Research & Methodology
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
A text supplement for students in any grade 7-10 science class, it is used with several freely available interactive lessons for a unit on the nature of science (NoS). The unit addresses many of the common misconceptions about NoS. It satisfies virtually all the latest NoS standards (in NGSS, CCSS). It includes strategies for critical and skeptical thinking. Teacher's Guide is also available.
Thrown Away
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,570. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2014 by Element 12 Ltd. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
No one knows how the world died. They only know that it happened centuries ago. Among the remnants of mankind - the people that live and die scavenging in the ruins - it is thought that the strangers who live behind the barrier, inside their protected city, may still hold that secret. But no one taken by the hunters from the city ever comes back.
The Kabbalah of Forgiveness
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,080. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism / Kabbalah & Mysticism
The Kabbalah of Forgiveness is a translation of the first chapter of Rabbi Moshe Cordovero’s classic work Date Palm of Devorah (Tomer Devorah) with a commentary by Dr. Henry Abramson. Emerging from the 16th-century Safed Circle of Jewish mystics, this book earned a rare exception to the centuries-old ban on the study of Kabbalah by students under 40 because of its profound ethical value.
The Dragon's Banner
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,900. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
The empire that ruled the world is crumbling, and darkness is falling. Cities burn, armies pillage, and warlords struggle for domination. In the shadow of Rome's fall, the land of Britannia is divided and bleeding. Uther Pendragon and his allies journey to the heart of the dying empire, lead great armies, and forge a fragile alliance, the last hope to preserve the fading light of civilization.
Ghost Relics
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,390. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Caina Amalas is the Ghost circlemaster of Istarinmul, the leader of the Emperor's spies in the city. She is a master of stealth and disguise, and faces foes of terrible power. So when an ancient relic of necromantic sorcery is discovered, Caina must destroy it before it kills uncounted thousands of people. Starting with her...
Three Nails (A Literary Tale of Tragedy and Hope)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,220. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Christian » Contemporary
(4.00 from 1 review)
Three Nails is a rich, witty, smart slice of Americana. Although it opens with loss of life—Three Nails ends with aspiration—hope, heritage, and new life. Like a handful of stones thrown in a pond, the circles of life and memories are all interconnected to process grief. Relationships with a wife, children, colleagues at work and even the kids taught at school are all part of the gift of healing.
Emma vs. the Tech Guy
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,890. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
(5.00 from 1 review)
Emma Barton is a workaholic. Nothing is more important than becoming managing editor of the magazine she works for. And she has the perfect plan to achieve that goal, until Guy Walker enters her office. Sexy, sweet, and super popular, the new tech guy takes the office by storm. Will he discover her secret and derail every strategy Emma has in place?
The Last to Fall
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,620. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2011 by Element 12 Ltd. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
(4.58 from 19 reviews)
In 1926 Joseph Dean was just getting ready to hang himself when the man named Joshua stepped into his cafe and changed his life. He made Joe an offer - one that would mean travelling through the door to another world to find something that had been lost for nearly two hundred years. Joe would discover a lot more than that in the years that followed. The Last to Fall is a short novel, and the fir
The Tyrant's Onslaught (The Valerious Chronicles: Book Two)
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Series: The Valerious Chronicles. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 147,430. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Imprisoned. Christill now faces the wrath of his King and Council. They will demand his blood, but his destiny is yet to be fulfilled. He must uncover the terrible source of the Tyrant King’s power if the world is to be saved. The guardian gods have given him strength, however, he will be forced to travel to the most dangerous part of Kovi, hunted by those he is fighting to save.
Chasing Spirits - The Memoirs of Reginald Weldon
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,170. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2011 by Element 12 Ltd. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
(4.24 from 21 reviews)
There is an old man sitting in a bed on Angel ward, telling stories. He says he has to tell someone, because he is dying. He says he doesn't care if you believe the tales are true or not, because he is not sure that half of them ever happened at all. Reg Weldon claims that he has seen things that would make your skin crawl. He claims a lot of things...
Principles of Written English, Workbook 1
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,200. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2013 by Wayzgoose Press. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Distance & online education
(5.00 from 1 review)
This workbook accompanies the online course, College Writing 2.1x, Principles of Written English, the first of a series of three courses offered by College Writing Programs of the University of California, Berkeley through edX.org. This workbook offers additional ways to practice writing, editing, and reviewing the materials for the online course.
Aurealis #73
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,480. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014 by Chimaera Publications. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This issue of Aurealis features the near-future Melbourne of Daniel Baker’s gritty and evocative ‘Refraction’ and a chilling transformation story, 'Kisses with Teeth’, by Allan Chen. Shane M Brown’s article, ‘The Secret to Selling eBooks’, continues his series on thriving in the new publishing eco-system we live in, and we round things off with a bumper crop of speculative fiction reviews.
Thawed Fortunes (The Guadel Chronicles Book 2)
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Series: The Guadel Chronicles, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,300. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2011 by Firshan Publishing. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
(5.00 from 1 review)
Va'del should have been returning to a hero's welcome. In saving Jain, he also saved his people from a threat that the entire Guadel Council had been powerless to stop. Instead he once again finds himself caught between rival power blocks as his people teeter on the brink of disaster.
Ashes and Ice (Book 1)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,600. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Horror
She is desperate to remember. He is aching to forget. Together, they are not broken. But together, one may not survive. ​Jade wakes up with no memory of her past and blood on her hands. Plagued by wicked thoughts, she searches for answers. Instead, she finds a boy who doesn't offer her answers, but hope. But sometimes, when nightmares turn into reality and death follows you everywhere, hope
Anela Bay ~Book Two ~ Convergence
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Series: Anela Bay. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,740. Language: American English. Published: August 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
(5.00 from 37 reviews)
Kaylie whisks Max away to Maui for a little R & R—Research & Romance. Maui's lush, tropical, perfumed ambiance, heavenly night skies, and warm waters embody and embrace romance. Sparks ignite the senses. The steamy paradise fuels hungers and swirls spirits, sweeping Max and Kaylie into its vortex. Futures and destinies are no longer clearly defined or following a planned trajectory.