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Rockin' The Bronx
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 101,290. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2012 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
The Bronx is burning in 1980-82. John Lennon is being stalked, Bobby Sands is dying, the Reagan Revolution has begun and AIDS is about to be identified. Sean arrives from Ireland searching for his girlfriend, Mary. He finds a lot more than he's looking for, including Danny McCorley, a hard-hitting, book-loving, construction worker with a shadowy past in the Irish Republican movement and a secret.
The Winds of Longing Blow
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Price: $1.68 USD. Words: 87,250. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
There is hope, there is loss, there is joy...there is longing carried on the Winds. This is about what we were and those who came before us. This is about a family making their way through the turbulent Twentieth Century. This is about Ireland. This epic book is one you will not forget.
Thunder
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,630. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
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Her husband was a good friend of mine. I respected him, and would never betray him. Never. Or so I told myself often enough. Implored myself often enough. To no avail. For has the man, or woman, seen the light of day who can withstand desire right out of the original wrapping?
Viva la vida (english version)
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Price: Free! Words: 110,670. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Warning: experimental translation (hybrid) Viva la vida it is the history of a trip. A trip undertaken for a long time in camper by five united friends, together from the times of the crayons to wax, to celebrate the marriage of one of them. The vacation, the goodbye to the bachelorhood that unrolls him along the roads of the whole Italy, becomes also however the point of turn for...
Strange Days
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,120. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
I have a theory that Bach is God. I think it will survive scrutiny if you follow and allow it. If not "God" God then at least of the same substance. I have no doubt. Now, God’s music entered me with such force, in such volume, and of such beauty that I had to let it flow through me and out through my arm and hand and fingers and pen as ink on white paper, or I would drown in beauty.
La mort de Balzac (édition préfacée par François L'Yvonnet)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,960. Language: French. Published: November 19, 2012 by Editions de L'Herne. Category: Fiction » Classics
Les pages consacrées à la mort de Balzac ont fait scandale, car mettant en cause la respectabilité de madame Hanska, icône balzacienne, qui aurait entretenu avec son amant, le peintre Jean Gigoux, des relations charnelles pendant que son mari, Honoré, agonisait dans la pièce voisine.
What The Doves Said: The Shenaas-Nameh (Book Three)
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Price: Free! Words: 7,170. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Eager to find the truth about her parents' divorce, the author examines her mother’s shenaas-nameh (identification card) in this third installment, hoping to find answers. This brings back memories of betrayal, greed, and sadness.
What The Doves Said: The Deep Well (Book Two)
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Price: Free! Words: 7,050. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mashups
The author's mother has always been present in her daughter's consciousness, manifesting in front of her eyes at times. In this second story in the series mom tells her own story, luring her daughter into a world created to the daughter's liking, made of childhood fairytales, memories, and dreams.
Boscutti's Elvis Presley (Novel)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 58,720. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Step into the soul of a legend. Increasingly anxious Elvis breaks free from the confines of Graceland on a crazy mission to meet President Nixon and score a Federal Drug Agent’s badge. For the first time in his life Elvis leaves his entourage behind as he hits the road on his own. Will he find what he’s looking for? “Boscutti’s Elvis Presley” is a true rock’n’roll novel. You’ve never seen ...
Garbo's Faces
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 116,070. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Garbo's Faces tells the story of Nachiketa Krishnamurti, a boy raised in India by his paternal grandmother who teaches him to speak with snakes. His father, Jiddu, is a well-known Indian mystic who is rarely home. His mother is never discussed. When Nachiketa is 23, Jiddu reveals to him that his mother is the reclusive Swedish film star, “Harriet Brown” (a Greta Garbo alias).
God Wife: A Story of Dreams and Realities
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,160. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
God Wife, a novel co-authored by Mani Nepali, is based on the true story of a struggling orphan in a remote village of Nepal. Abused and despised, he is inspired by zizibisha, a supernatural force that appears to him as a dream girl. She is not only his friend but also his teacher and spiritual consort, helping him to overcome life’s challenges and find success in Nepal and on the world’s stage.
Beast
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,370. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
It’s natural to fall in love, they say—and what an amazingly appropriate verb “fall” turns out to be in this context. Natural to lose your appetite, your focus, all other dreams? Natural to see nothing but the lack of her, the vast and Heatherless nothing that now spreads before me and makes up my world. Natural? That’s natural?
Ël Dòge e d’àutre stòrie
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Price: $3.87 USD. Words: 8,110. Language: Piedmontese. Published: October 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
This book is the version of “The Doge and other stories” in piedmontese language, winner of "Cesare Pavese" award 1999. Questo libro è la versione in lingua piemontese de “Il Doge e altre storie”, premio "Cesare Pavese" 1999. Version piemontèisa ‘d “Ël Dòge e d’àutre stòrie”, premi "Cesare Pavese" 1999.
Louisiana Rain
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Price: Free! Words: 50,080. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Story about a spontanious road trip to New Orleans during the early 1990's.
C'era Una Volta Il Calvario
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You set the price! Words: 460. Language: Italian. Published: October 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Piccola storia di ricordi e nostalgia in cui il protagonista è un sentiero
Looking for Love, Chicago 1890s
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 62,650. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Chicago 1890s, was a time when the Columbia Exposition opened and all the little boys in the neighborhood first saw and fell madly in love with Lillian Russell. And then they grew up and found more suitable loves. Except Rudy. He grew up but he missed the next step. Looking for Love also includes the stories of Rudy's cousins, Leona and Florrie, each searching for love in a different direction.
Nebbia
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You set the price! Words: 380. Language: Italian. Published: October 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Racconto breve facente parte della raccolta "Una montagna di storie" edita dalla Lulu Press.
What The Doves Said: The Saboteur (Book One)
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Price: Free! Words: 6,870. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Horrified by the violence following Iran's 2009 contested presidential elections, the author, Mojdeh Marashi is reminded of her parents’ ordeal during another disheartening event for Iranian people, the 1953 coup d'état. Saboteur, the first of a series, is told by a pair of white doves who in the tradition of old Persian storytellers recount the event in a hot summer afternoon when a sea of men in
Viva la vida
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 94,640. Language: Italian. Published: September 16, 2012 by Quelli di ZEd. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Viva la vida è la storia di un viaggio. Un viaggio intrapreso in camper da cinque amici uniti da sempre, insieme dai tempi dei pastelli a cera, per festeggiare il matrimonio di uno di loro. La vacanza, l'addio al celibato che si srotola lungo le strade di tutta l'Italia, diventa però anche il punto di svolta per lo sviluppo di percorsi diversi, di viaggi nuovi e personali da compiere partendo da q
Il Doge ed altre storie
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Price: $3.87 USD. Words: 10,450. Language: Italian. Published: September 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
“…La storia fosse fatta dalle vittime/ altro sarebbe/ un tempo di minuti/ di formiche incessanti che ripullulano/ eppure ad una ad una intente d’essere…” così scriveva il grande poeta Alfonso Gatto. La storia è fatta da tanti piccoli uomini, da tanti piccoli gesti.