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Stirring Winds
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,100. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
‘Stirring Winds’ is an Asian Literature Anthology, centering on the theme of life changes and significant moments. It contains six stories: five set in Japan and one in China, ranging in length from 900 – 3000 words.
Hello Gomorrah
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,380. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Killed in a car crash, Homer T. Quest arrives at the pearly gates. Learning the hereafter has no sex, coffee nor golf, he accepts a deal from St Peter, returning to earth to study America’s problems. He gives reports to an apprentice angel,in spite of adversity by an old enemy, romance, and a weird companion group; a Japanese lady elitist, a private investigator and a georgous Korean hooker.
The Rooster and the Caterpillar
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,880. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2012 by Blacklight Design. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
The short story is a twist between a modern fable and a post literary creation. Interesting as structure and as composition, it brings a good deal of wisdom in a changing tone, from hilarious to dead grave. Short and spicy reading.
Circumstances of Choice
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 91,560. Language: American English. Published: September 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
A gripping literary work skillfully weaves two key social issues: politics and a dark underworld most people would prefer does not exist. Circumstances of Choice is about a contemporary family in turmoil. The novel examines relationships, family and patriotism. It does not hold back on its critique of our current economic climate and identifies the movements and hypocrisy of our times.
A Flower for Joya
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,950. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
A young girl from a well-to-do family and the son of a street vendor in Manhattan become friends. Her family moves away. Years later she tries to find him, but she is conflicted because of the social divide between them. If you are a woman whose first love is only a memory, you will be touched by Joya's search for her first love, and by what she does when a man is found who may in fact be him.
The Onlooker
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Series: The onlooker, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 114,810. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The Onlooker,is a fictional fact. It offers a new school of thought to the reader about cast and creed discrimination,plight and status of women,strike, lockout, child labourers, food adulteration,thievery, robbery, treachery,corruption,anti-social practices, mal-practices in law and order, judicial system,exploitation and thereby a unique relevance between the undoing and its recompense.
Harvey Shmidlap Seeks the Perfect Cheesecake
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 98,780. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Distilled from Polish peasant stock Harvey Shmidlap is only destined for greatness in terms of his belt size. But he has a half baked plan to achieve fame. When the Eponymous Food Association, the international body for naming foods, tastes his mother's cheesecake, the name Shmidlap will live forever on people's lips! Harvey's hilarious quest to get the recipe from his mother is a delicious tale.
Lupan Buchannan
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Price: Free! Words: 2,870. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
This is the story of a man in Arizona who respected,is hard working, loves his family and with his wife happens to be mixed blood. A new stranger from the east comes with a ingrained prejudice and hate for anyone who does not measure up to his idea of purity.
The Day of the Bird
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,720. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » European / General
This bumper collection of short stories consists of the entire contents of Over and Above (2011) and Vision or Delusion (2010), now both out of print.
Guru's Grace
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Price: Free! Words: 4,510. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012 by Dev Love Press. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
Sumitra's parents have brought her to India in the hopes that visiting a guru will help get her married. Single and twenty-nine, Sumitra has never told her parents that she struggles with a very particular attraction. Is it possible that the guru knows? Is he able to see into her soul and bring her the man of her dreams? *This is a short story of 4,000 words*
Harden Times
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,420. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2012 by Laurel Fork Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In a Utah city left desolate after deadly plague, two survivors struggle to keep going. Rachel, grieving her lost family, finds new hope when a bay mare inexplicably shows up in her yard. But ten-year old Johnny Calico sees the horse as a means to return to his Navajo relatives in Northern Arizona. Even as the horse gives Rachel purpose for the first time since the Death, Johnny plots to steal it.
Second Chance
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,030. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Jae was Sue’s biggest mistake. Sue was the one who got away. When fate offers them a second chance at love, will Sue be able to forgive Jae, or will she be forever haunted by the mistakes of her youth?
I'm Here
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 820. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Journey to a public school with Jevondes Brown. This book also includes Test Day and Decisions, Decisions
BUZZ: An Unauthorized Autobiography
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,130. Language: American English. Published: August 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.67 from 6 reviews)
Hello, my name is Buzz. Yes, it's my given name. I was born the day Buzz Aldrin set foot on the moon. It was supposed to be auspicious. My Czech immigrant family had high hopes for me. That’s OK--they were a disappointment, too. Let me tell you how we were churned through the gears of history but managed to emerge with only a scratch or two. (Plus some deep wounds we were too polite to discuss.)
Anymore
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Series: MacLaren's Women, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,970. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Finding herself alone in an almost empty world, Deanie, at a very young age, learns to rely on herself for survival. Although her sense of self-reliance serves her as she travels through wilderness, it will be her biggest problem when she tries to re enter a newly forming society
The Song of the Goldencocks
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 95,130. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
"After the end of World War II, high-ranking Nazi officials escaped Europe with the help of Argentina's Juan Domingo Peron in order to avoid the Nuremberg trials. While carting loot they stole from Holocaust victims, the officials spread their ruthless military tactics among Latin American paramilitary units, resulting in hundreds of thousands of kidnappings and deaths over the years.
Justice, Justice: Poems Reflecting the Measures of Man
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,150. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Spiritual
What is the measure of man? In this extraordinary collection of poems, Herb Brin rages against injustice and oppression with deeply felt passion. “Not to the weak of art does artistry belong,” Brin declares in the opening line of this book. Herb brings to his poetry the same burning indignation against tyranny, the same compassion for the persecuted as he did in his widely-quoted newspaper column.
Stale Samizdat and Rotten Kremlevka
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 25,650. Language: Russian. Published: August 17, 2012 by T/O "Neformat". Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Inside marginalisation in todays Russian society appears to be national decise. The frames of comedy people take part is very narrow.
The Kilkenny Cat Trilogy
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 287,520. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
The story is told through the eyes of travelling cats and shows that every country exercises discrimination against some of its citizens. The nature of discrimination may subtly change and vary from one country and situation to another in both shape and form, but it will always be present. Discrimination shows its ugly face most in issues of race, sexism, religion, culture, disability and colour.
Pete's Cafe - Somewhere Near the Great Khan In Half Moon Bay
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,940. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
In a small seaside town 25 miles south of San Francisco, a colorful Italian restaurant and its salt-of-the-earth customers conspire to provide a very interesting and humorous window into multi-ethnic life in 1950's California.