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Circuits of the Wind (Volume 1)
Price: Free! Words: 81,060. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2015 by Confiteor Media. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Volume 1 of Circuits of the Wind, an ambitious literary coming-of-age novel in three volumes, follows a young Raymond from his '70s childhood to the home computers and bulletin boards of the '80s, where he leads a double life as a wanderer of the wires. But when even his virtual best friend unplugs, Raymond might have to leave it, too—because isn't real life supposed to be offline?
Quicksand
Price: Free! Words: 1,500. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Matthew Di Paoli's short story "Quicksand" first appeared in issue thirty-nine of Neon. It's a dark little tale about a man who finds himself stuck in a patch of quicksand while on his way to the butcher. As the story progresses he sinks deeper and deeper, while the world around him continues apace - not even a visit from his parents or a new prospective love interest can save him from sinking.
Terra Minor
Series: Acoustic Funambulist, Book 14. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,760. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In this everlasting voyage of melodious inclination, Acoustic Funambulist carries the tune in the face of the most off-key situations. The acrobat learns, in this fourteenth episode, to see the wisdom in what seems to be a completely irresponsible approach to life.
The Last Train
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,460. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A few days in the life of a struggling author.
Territorios de Muerte
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 40,050. Language: Spanish. Published: June 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Territorios de Muerte, es un libro inédito que se presentó al Segundo Premio Nacional de Crónica y Reportaje de la Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín - Colombia. Fue destacado por los jurados, como uno de los trabajos finalistas más interesantes. Un personaje plural, Rosendo, encarna los distintos roles de esa cadena de montaje en que se ha convertido la muerte en Medellín.
La trata. Corrupción e indiferencia.
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 48,140. Language: Spanish. Published: June 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
La trata de niñas y jovencitas es verdadeamente un flagelo, que se entiende que haya prosperado únicamente bajo el amparo de la corrupción. Preocupada siempre por lo social, se me ocurrió escrbir esta novela, como un medio de acercar a los lectores, padres, madres y jovencitas, un tema que a veces preferimos no ver o creer que no existe, pero que puede sorprendernos en cualquier momento...
Eirlys and the Seven Naughty Children
Price: Free! Words: 3,930. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
A short Regency romance retelling of Snow White and the Seven Dwarves. To escape certain ruin at the hands of her stepmother, Eirlys must seek refuge at a house in the woods — as a governess.
The Journey of Elizabeth Ann Rose
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,040. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2015 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
When Beth Ann turns eleven she finds more than chocolate cake being served. Her mom serves her daddy divorce papers, takes her three children and heads out to begin a new life. In one short summer, Beth Ann’s life completely changes, and she ends up in Novata, a small Northern California town. The very town that will change her life forever.
Turmoil
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 115,540. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Chester Turmoil was born wealthy, trained as an electrical engineer and obsessed with achievement. His entrepreneurial instincts are shaped by public service ambitions. His single-minded push to re-shape the world to be what he thinks it should be finally crashes headlong into the reality of the world as it is, changing the world for him and all the people important in his life.
The Moon 1307
Series: The Moon Monthly Magazine. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 2,750. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2015 by The Moon Publishing & Printing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Features work from Lyn Lifshin, t. kilgore splake, Gary Every, Margaret Boles, Simon Perchik, Allison Thorpe, Ian Mullins, and Ali Noel Vyain.
Maybe, Maybe Not
Series: Computer User Fiction, Book 8 · All Earnest Long's Fiction, Book 15. Price: Free! Words: 16,990. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A book about people with problems, the people who try to help them and what they can do to help themselves. It is a story as well as being about the experience of long-term psychiatric care for such patients or some of them at least. And as a story, there is twist in the tale and a surprising moral for anyone who is looking for one.
The American War
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,000. Language: American English. Published: June 24, 2015 and represented by Andy Ross Agency. Categories: Fiction » Literature » War
When a high school student, Eddie, is caught demonstrating against the Viet Nam War, he is drafted and whisked off to 'Nam. He is posted to a firebase overlooking a small village whose inhabitants harbor mixed sympathies. Eddie and his company proceed to play out the inevitable and tragic absurdity of the conflict.
Entre la realidad y el sueño, cuentos de Juan Cervera Sanchís
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 43,590. Language: Spanish. Published: June 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Cuentos sobre la vida y la fantasía de la vida, sueños y cuentos sobre la vida de la ciudad de México y los campos de Andalucía.
Cat's Adventure
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 3,220. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables, Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
A cat and a fox are friends. They make a trip together. It starts to rain and something happens that makes the friends realize what kind of friendship they have.
Returning--Short Stories
Price: Free! Words: 5,400. Language: British English. Published: June 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Three flash fiction stories about love, death and grief. Stories of despondency and the existential fragility that lies at the heart of the human condition.
The Ribs and Thigh Bones of Desire
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 96,510. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist
In a small New England town in 1977 a widowed physics professor and the sixteen-year-old girl who used to babysit his daughter forge a bond rich with potential scandal as they try to help each other survive terrible losses. This provocative coming-of-age novel asks: Is there ever a time when doing the wrong thing might be exactly right?
The Chronicles of Jasper and Gary
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,760. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015 by Lisa Buchan. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A frustrated Manhattan accountant, Jasper decides to make the leap from decimal points to art. His wing-man Gary is far more interested in the girls they meet. Secretly, he begins to chronicle their adventures. "A witty and unpredictable account of romance, art and sexual anarchy. A book to cheer you up and restore your delight in the written word” Smackfiction Reviews
Mikawadizi Storms
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100,170. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Freelance journalist Evie Arnold agrees to cover the emerging conflict between mining magnate Clive Gready, who plans to dig an open-pit mine in the Mikawadizi hills, and La Roche Verte Indian Nation, who intend to stop him. As she watches and records, the conflict spirals from serious to severe to ominous. and finally explodes into an epic battle between good and evil.
The Color of Life
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,130. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
When 23 year-old Claire Soublet arrives in New York City to begin her new life, she has no idea that after only four days, a situation will arise forcing her to return to New Orleans. Growing up mired in years of hardship and being abandoned by family through death and disinterest, she manages to scratch and claw her way out of that life. And in the process, get a college education.
Last Métro to Bleecker Street
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,260. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015 by Fideli Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
A gripping, lyrical, spiritual, erotic and despairing journey, Last Métro to Bleeker Street plunges the reader into the streets cafes, souls, poetry, folk music, sexual hunger and despair of Paris and New York’s Greenwich Village of the 1960s.