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Worthwhile
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Series: Novels and Stories, Book 81. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 3,900. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
How easily we draw conclusions about others! We kind of become an authority on certain people we know and we boast about the knowledge of his or her character, habits, hobbies, family, and friends, but the truth is, we know very little about that person.
Am I Unwanted?
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Series: Novels and Stories, Book 80. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 7,030. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Ten years have passed and now I am Mrs. Sonia Lawson. My husband, Mike Lawson, was an orphan brought up in an orphanage. He works in a bank. We have been married for four years. I have a little daughter, one year old. We are very happy together.
Paloma
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,140. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2014 by Rafter Five Press. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fairy Tales
"Paloma" is a re-telling of an old Cinderella tale from Spain. A young girl must leave her home to find her way in the world. Her only possessions are three beautiful dresses left to her by her mother. However, beauty alone will not bring her happiness. She must be clever and careful in order to find her true love.
Five Relationships and Then One
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Price: Free! Words: 12,470. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
How exactly does anybody know he or she isn’t straight? In Five Relationship and Then One, D enters the world clueless about her sexual preference. Then one day, just like other girls, she falls in love with her best friend. Has she found true love or is it only the crumbs she found?
Tales from The Painted Door IV: The Pumpkin Carvers
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Series: Tales from The Painted Door, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,650. Language: American English. Published: March 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
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Halloween is always a reason to party at The Painted Door, with costumed patrons and staff, decorations, and abundant food and drink. In the fourth installment of award-winning author David H. Keith’s acclaimed Tales from The Painted Door series, Mike and Shelly, two of The Door’s regulars, will never forget this particular Halloween.
L'histouère es liyopards
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Series: Normandie légendaire - histoires courtes, Book 28. Price: Free! Words: 1,340. Language: French. Published: March 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Symboliquement, les Normands se sont donné des léopards pour signe de ralliement. Son origine est très ancienne et son côté exotique extrêmement surprenant. C'est l'histoire de ces animaux fabuleux qui vous est contée dans ce texte.
Tikka House
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Price: Free! Words: 2,490. Language: Canadian English. Published: March 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
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Jilted bride navigates life with family, a restaurant, and a law career. Will she find love?
Glorious Goodwood Road
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Price: Free! Words: 4,520. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Olivia is a teenager who tells her own story about her battle to fit into a culture, a society. She learns the nature of a well kept secret and her life is left in turmoil. Will she accept the fate that has shaped her life or will she fight to learn the truth about her own identity?
The Painted Man
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,850. Language: British English. Published: March 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When does body art change from being self-expression, to becoming self-deception? Toby has a normal job, a normal day, a normal life. So why does he daw so much attention from everyone around him?
Stranger Than Fiction 2
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Series: Stranger Than Fiction, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,100. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
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People say the strangest things! In my career as a freelance writer, I’ve come across many people and some of the things they say are downright offensive. But many are hilarious, touching and stay with me for a long while. ‘Stranger Than Fiction 2’ is a collection of three fictionalised accounts of some of my encounters.
True Fiction: A Pseudoautobiographical Chapbook in Three Parts
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Price: Free! Words: 13,400. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
Section I: historical retellings of famous figures in a contemporary voice. Section II: family relationships. The book is mainly about women, from multiple angles. It takes a feminist, multicultural perspective that explodes conceptions of women throughout history.
The Golden Veil
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Price: Free! Words: 1,800. Language: British English. Published: March 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
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Set in the Sahara Desert in the year eighteen ten follow the destinies of two women who re-write the course of history. Through the magical art of love and the true cunning of anointments. But who will prevail the Husainid or the Aghlabid Dynasties?
Tilt: Monsters and Martyrs
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,600. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Brutally honest prose. A modern day fable about the pulse of America.
Mateo's Map
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Price: Free! Words: 11,360. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
In the 1980s, a Tzotzil native from the Mexican highlands leaves his family to search for work in the US and finds that crossing the treacherous border leads to an unexpected friendship.
Stranger Than Fiction 1
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Series: Stranger Than Fiction, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,380. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
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People say the strangest things! In my career as a freelance writer, I’ve come across many people and some of the things they say are downright offensive. But many are hilarious, touching and stay with me for a long while. ‘Stranger Than Fiction 1’ is a collection of three fictionalised accounts of some of my encounters.
A Failure In Trust
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Price: Free! Words: 3,630. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A short story, set in rural Africa, showing what happens when trust leads you to harm. When circumstances collectively cause bad things to happen, and not one person can be blamed, or held accountable. When the basis of that all-too common, and often times passive, trust is brought to question. 'How did this happen? What caused it? Who could have prevented it, and why didn't they prevent it?'
Literature Help: Cousin Bette
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Series: Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 214 ยท A Quick Guide, Book 48. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,680. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The story of the novel is set in mid 19th century Paris. The story revolves around an unmarried middle-aged woman. She has an extended family, but she is the one who plans the destruction of her family.
I Never Had a Virgin
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,650. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
The dream of Yue and E.C. was to open a special restaurant in Fenghuang. They wanted to prepare food only from sources occurring naturally without intervention. But there were very few pure resources remaining. This is a story about positive meaning for destiny and authentic deep flavors full of organic and living ingredients.
Yahja Bilbao Merimiehestä muslimiksi
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,600. Language: Finnish. Published: February 10, 2014 by Iiro Nordling. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Muslimiksi kääntynyt merimies muistelee. Nuori tunisialainen vaimo. Merimiehen parta sopii hurskaalle muslimisheikille. Saunassa joutuu häpeämään merimiestatuoinnin lisäksi ympärileikattuaan.
Naked in the Woods
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 3,780. Language: Simple English. Published: February 10, 2014. Category: Screenplays » Thriller
Praying naked in the woods and calling fire down under a full moon