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Of Wars & Weddings
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Price: Free! Words: 20,820. Language: American English. Published: January 20, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
The United States is gone. Society has collapsed. But family still remains. Four siblings come together to celebrate a wedding. But it's not that simple; with family it never really is. There's hate. There's revenge. There's ambition. There's a thirst for conquest. Separated by distance and their ideals what will happen when they reunite?
The Boston
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,170. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015 by Second Wind Publishing, LLC. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
The charmed life of Ron Jerdin, record breaking long-distance runner, is dashed by a series of disasters. A freak injury threatens his career, shatters his trust in the college coach who recruited him and robs him of chance at international prominence. As his abilities and accomplishments abound, the forces of destiny that robbed him begin to point him toward the greatest road race of all.
Crack in the World
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 124,030. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015 by Second Wind Publishing, LLC. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
About to turn 12, Emily is determined never to be sexually molested by her father again. A member of a large family she feels alone and isolated; yet determined to grow up positive and happy. The family’s move to opens the possibility of a new life for her and those she loves, as well as introducing her to those who will become the major players as she decides to turn her world upside down.
Figures on a Beach
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 69,520. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015 by Elm Books Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Kirk VanDyke's semi-autobiographical novel of the life of John Jones: a novel of schizophrenia, discovery, and making do on a Texas beach.
Exile on Kalamazoo Street
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 43,140. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015 by Coffeetown Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Bryce Carter was once a promising novelist. After his experimental novel Reflections bombed, he walked away from his teaching job and drowned his sorrows in whiskey. To stop drinking and avoid temptation, he holes up in his house during the long, snowy winter. Meanwhile, the terms of his self-imposed exile make him dependent on his sister and a sitting duck for anyone who cares to drop by.
Service
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Price: Free! Words: 1,760. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
"What if you hypnotize me, I will fall in love, for example, with ice-cream, will overeat on it and will die from a sore throat, but will be happy. Or you convince me that death is happiness, and I climb into a loop or jump off a bridge. And, you go to report to your superiors about another 'lucky man'. Forced to pass up until you don’t tell me how it works."
The Wichita Kid: A Caddie's Story
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 76,190. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
The Wichita Kid is a coming-of-age novel about golf, friendship, and family. Kevin is a fatherless 12 year-old boy, who's just moved from Kansas to the "big city" of Cleveland, OH. To help support his mother and himself, Kevin finds a job as a caddie at a local country club. This story is both humorous and touching as it involves the struggles that many of us have faced as we march into adulthood.
The Prediction
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 49,250. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
A book of short stories from Nepal. Vedic astrological predictions, wet-nurses, the Internet zeitgeist, tantric goddess worship, love stories that transcend age barriers, Buddhist philosophy—you can find it all in "The Prediction."
Just For Now
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Price: $6.50 USD. Words: 15,920. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Holly Moss starts out by living with her uncle near her place of work The Ticket Factory. When he gets into trouble with the law she runs away to a cabin. There she stays away from her troubled uncle until they meet again. In this story she stays safe and tries for her own happy ending.
Traveling Light
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,530. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
"Traveling Light" tells the dramatic story of a young woman whose carefully planned future is up-ended by her impulse-buy of a used car. Literary fiction with the pacing and suspense of a thriller, "Traveling Light" features two highly original women protagonists and a setting that readers don’t often encounter in contemporary fiction — the unique American subculture that is I-95.
De Godgestalt
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,140. Language: Dutch. Published: January 19, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Vince Specter lost ingewikkelde zaken op in het Nueva York op de planeet Nueva Terra, ergens in de 22ste eeuw. Met zijn gaven weet hij meestal tot een oplossing te komen, maar of hem dat nu weer lukt?
Comeuppance: Stories from the 1960s
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 47,230. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In this collection of eleven diverse stories from the Sixties, Michael C. Ahn presents vignettes of a period when bow ties gave way to long hair. Some stories are poignant, others haunting or riveting, but all evoke a decade of shifting mood in the country. A handful of these stories have previously appeared in literary reviews.
Sobre Viver em Copacabana
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 44,900. Language: Portuguese. Published: January 19, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Sobre viver em Copacabana, conta a história dos irmãos, Tom e Bárbara Kin, detetive policial determinada a investigar quem matou seu tio. Ela acaba descobrindo que ele foi vítima de um serial killer, que está agindo no bairro, e fica obcecada em prender o assassino e descobrir os motivos que o levaram a cometer os crimes.
A Derailment
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Series: The Rabbit of Usk, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,280. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Tells of our hero's attempt to grasp the nature of seasons, English Speaking People, the London Underground and the domination of Saxons by their Norman overlords.
Astronaut School
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Price: Free! Words: 2,180. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
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The astronauts of Albaqaaaru believed you couldn't start training too early. At the very least you couldn't start thinking about being an astronaut too early, and thus they developed the way of the Hall, trading halls where one behaved as if behaving well was life or death. It wasn't always that way. Five year old Kiki Strand is making her first visit to a Hall.
Wishes, Gems, Disasters
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 19,150. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Anywhere Else is the first story in this group of nine lives of total strangers. They live, love, and look for something good. There are nine stories called nine lives.
No Punchline; Or, the Night Chale Thayer Blew His Head Off at the Punch Drunk Comedy Club
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,110. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Today, comedian Chale Thayer is going to kill himself onstage in front of all his fans. He has given up all hope that there is any greater purpose to life and is giving God, the universe, or whatever else might be out there one last chance to prove him wrong. He will tempt fate at the end of a gun barrel, and only time will tell who gets the last laugh.
El mirador de Rilke
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 34,550. Language: Spanish. Published: January 18, 2015 by Editorial Amarante. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
“El mirador de Rilke”, ilustrado por Pedro Iznaola, y en palabras de su autor: es un libro de relatos que son sueños.
My Back Pages
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 63,000. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2015 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Have you ever wished for the summer to end? This was the summer that broke America's back, a time of passion, promise and destruction: the summer of 1968. My Back Pages is the story of Del Turner and his family as they live through this hot summer of change. Against the backdrop of the assassination of Robert Kennedy, student riots and deadly fighting in Vietnam, Del's world is blown apart.
Vents froids
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 57,050. Language: French. Published: January 16, 2015 by Éditions Hélène Jacob. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Bolivie, Andes royales. Deux romans noirs, dans les règles, désenchantées, du genre. À La Paz, un chauffeur de taxi tente de changer son destin en revenant là où son braqueur a déposé une valise. Plus au sud, un paysan veut comprendre la mort de son fils, et se heurte à l’implacable dureté des hommes.