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Contrappasso Magazine, Issue 4: International Writing
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,350. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian
CONTRAPPASSO is an independent biannual magazine of international writing published in Sydney, Australia. Issue 4 features writing from Mexico, China, Russia, Italy, the UK, Ireland, New Zealand, the USA, and Australia.
Confluence: Spring 2014
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 37,690. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Confluence is IPFW's literary journal. In this issue we feature over 20 new and published authors and artists including Curtis L. Crisler, Aaron Michael McClaskey, Tonya R. Moore, Richard Leslie, Jeremy Stroup, Tara Denny, Andrew Dubach, Sara Jackson, and Nathaniel Morris, among others.
All the Ways Home
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,830. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2014 by Grimbold Books. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » European / General
All the Ways Home is a collection of short stories, essays, and poetry written by we who have chosen lives far from home, we whose paths stray from the well-trodden, and we who look in all directions for answers. Written to the themes of Identity and Crossroads, our stories and poems examine what makes us who we are, and how our choices affect the direction our lives take.
The Fart (Tales from Japan)
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Price: Free! Words: 8,390. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2014 by Little J Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is a story of a dramatic event that happened to a boy named Harukichi one warm afternoon in autumn. Harukichi goes to a small school in a small village. Sometimes Harukichi is embarrassed by the way his classmates behave. One day a new teacher named Mr. Fuji arrives from the big city. Another interesting character in this story is Ishitaro. Ishitaro likes to fart. A lot.
Borderlines: 3 long stories
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,250. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Borderlines contains 3 long, hilarious and heart wrenching stories, written in cinematic prose. In 'Carnival Cop', 'Bonzo' and 'One for the Rover' ee see the real Ireland and the Irish: funny, zany, complicated, love-crazy and always entertaining. Novelist Willy Vlautin says: “Eddie Stack has a way of making you laugh and cry at the same time...a great Irish storyteller.”
The Elders' Wisdom
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Price: Free! Words: 19,920. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » African
The Elders' Wisdom is a collection of hundreds of the most powerful Liberian Parables along with their meanings. The author gives some in depth explanations in some places to make understanding these parables easy for those that are unfamiliar to Liberian culture.
Proverbs From Liberia
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Price: Free! Words: 6,460. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » African
Proverbs are a huge part of our oral tradition. In fact, whole sections of our traditional history are understood and transmitted through this method. Unfortunately, it is underappreciated like many other aspects of Liberian literature, culture or history. Our elders are known for dispensing their wisdom in these wise sayings. This book collects parables from all across Liberia. It's a must-have.
Suppose: Drabbles, Flash Fiction, and Short Stories
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,290. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » African
Suppose you saw something you couldn't explain. And then suppose it turned out to be something far stranger, or funnier, or more horrifying than you ever expected. That element of surprise, and a different way of looking at things, is what this anthology is all about. Most of the short stories take less than fifteen minutes to read, and the ultra-short drabbles take less than thirty seconds.
Short Lived
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Price: Free! Words: 66,130. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
It's just one of those days... Magicians, phoenix eggs and hot chocolate with a guardian angel. Here is a collection of short stories for the everyday, twisted with fantasy and intrigue... but mind where you step, for here lie domestic dragons, hidden treasures and the dark underside of the suburbs. These short stories mirror everyone's day to day struggles, from grief to first love, from growing
Como Silencios Infinitos
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,410. Language: Spanish. Published: April 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » Caribbean & Latin American
Como Silencios Infinitos es una recopilacion de cuentos, largos y cortos de la vida cotidiana de un caraqueño. Las narraciones cortas suceden en La Urbanizacion La Trinidad, En Caracas. Los Cuentos largos son un poco mas complejos, y se desarrollan en varias ciudades, pero en cada historia de este libro se pueden encontrar caracterisitcas y expresiones tipicas de un venezolano.
Jamaican Roots
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,600. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Indulge in this wonderful little book. Read it in your spare time and be awed at the diversity found in such a small country. Take with you a few Jamaican terms and learn about some of our history. Jamaican Roots is a book of poems written to enrich and sooth the heart and mind of anyone wishing to learn about that beautiful Caribbean island.
Second Wind
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 24,270. Language: American English. Published: April 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Quirky characters, strange haunts, and surprising twists abound in this collection of short stories of men and women, life and death, good books, and more.
A Complex Endure
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,190. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014. Category: Screenplays » Romance
A spellbinding journey of a young professional who struggles to reconcile, a need to achieve an important infantile resolve. As he works his way up the corporate ladder, he tangles his relationships with his childhood sweetheart..........It is unique in that its captivating story-line keeps a reader engrossed.
The Buffet and other stories
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,420. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » Female authors
The stories in this collection are intended for readers interested in literary fiction. Though they are set in India, the themes are universal and represent the experiences, aspirations and situations of post-1940 generations. Though they favour realism, they are written with imagination, wit, compassion, liveliness and humour.
Time Speaks
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,230. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
A collection of 100-Word Flash Fiction Short Stories by Lora Mitchell.
Gustavo Adolfo Becquer: Legends-A Selection
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 58,950. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » European / Spanish & Portuguese
The fourteen legends, translated from Spanish to English in this volume, show Bécquer at the peak of his ability to render environments in which the human spirit expands its emotional desires in ways that can be as uplifting as they are destructive.
Flatlander
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,170. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » African
Flatlander is a collection of poems and short stories by Robert C. Huckins, author of the novel American Dreamland and Two Flags in China: A Travelogue. Throughout forty one poems and a half dozen short stories presented in this collection, some of life's most constant themes play out through an array of ordinary characters and settings.
A Sorrowful River Runs Through Here (Short Stories)
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Series: A Trio of Short Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,500. Language: American English. Published: April 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
A trio of short stories about the sorrows of family life, featuring "Walking Into The Night," "The Hungry Red Devil" and "The Unfaithful Camera."
O Conto de Benjamin Bunny (Traduzido)
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Series: O Universo de Beatrix Potter, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,380. Language: Portuguese. Published: April 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
Versão atualizada de O Conto de Benjamin Bunny, em português contemporâneo, de livro infantil escrito e ilustrado por Beatrix Potter, publicado originalmente em 1905. Conta a história de retorno de Peter ao jardim do Senhor McGregor com seu primo Benjamin para recuperar as roupas que ele perdeu lá durante sua aventura anterior. Pertence a série "O Universo de Beatrix Potter".
Currents We Never Dream Of
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 9,680. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014 by The Moon Publishing & Printing. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » Female authors
Currents We Never Dream Of by Toni Ortner was written when the poet was in her late thirties in a state of transition. The closest one might get to defining the genre would be prose poetry. This is a spiritual journey yet so much more. It explores the currents that run beneath conscious awareness that can only be accessed through dreams, hypnosis or meditation.