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A Dream Away
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,890. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
A story about a woman suffering with bipolar disorder who desperately tries to gain custody of a 15 year old daughter she gave up for adoption many years ago at birth.
How You See It
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Marciella is sure her mother has deserted her; but is it true? This short story set in Manhattan's Spanish Harlem follows the very peculiar assumptions of one little girl--and how her life was shaped by them. Psychologists make much of childhood influences. But what if the memories we hold are misinterpreted? Marciella came to know the truth, and in an instant, her life was changed forever.
Encuentros en el vórtice
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 25,330. Language: Spanish. Published: March 5, 2012 by Editorial Amarante. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Un hombre que resuelve con metafísica su imposibilidad de orinar; otro que, de niño, fue visitado por un emisario del futuro. Un taxista que llevó, sin saberlo, al peor pasajero imaginable. Una rebelión mundial pero momentánea de los espejos del planeta. Un alma atormentada por la música irrefrenable de su propia mente...
Stillbird
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Price: Free! Words: 57,480. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2012 by The Wessex Collective. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
From the strangling of a midwife perceived to be a witch in Scotland in the 1880s to thwarted love and the tragedy of incest in West Virginia during the depression thence to Denver on the eve of the sixties, accurate history is enhanced by elements of magical realism in this tale of five generations that is as ancient as the Greek tragedies and as modern as the daily news.
Königliche Republik
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Price: $6.65 USD. Words: 99,550. Language: German. Published: March 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
1647: Die Patriziertochter Mirella Scandore ist mit einem Neffen des spanischen Vizekönigs verlobt, als sich Neapel erhebt und den Herzog von Lothringen zun neuen Dogen erwählt. Mirella verliebt sich in dessen Mündel Alexandre. Ihr Bruder Dario aber verrät die Republik; schweren Herzens deckt sie ihn. Doch dann plant er ein Attentat auf den Dogen, bei dem auch Alexandre getötet würde.
Random Musings for College Students: Part Three
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,580. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Educational
Innumerable thoughts develop in mind while teaching the students of literature in a classroom but it is not always possible to transfer all the ideas which suddenly crop up in a teacher’s mind, and as a result such ideas continue to be stored in sleeping memory.
Random Musings for College Students: Part Two
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,750. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Educational
Innumerable thoughts develop in mind while teaching the students of literature in a classroom but it is not always possible to transfer all the ideas which suddenly crop up in a teacher’s mind, and as a result such ideas continue to be stored in sleeping memory.
Vietnam memories, Journey to the other side
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 11,550. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
this is one of a handful of great books about the everyday life of a Marine in Vietnam, who was killed in the line of duty. Edward Renshaw was an 18 year old volunteer, who took a tour of duty in Vietnam and stepped on a Bouncing Betty, a landmine used by the Viet Cong. This altered his life and his spirit He was a young man from a different world plunged into a white-hot, murderous realm of ju
Random Musings for College Students: Part One
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,240. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Educational
Innumerable thoughts develop in mind while teaching the students of literature in a classroom but it is not always possible to transfer all the ideas which suddenly crop up in a teacher’s mind, and as a result such ideas continue to be stored in sleeping memory.
Used Elvises
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 5,030. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2012 by Lucky Bat Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
Used people blow into Vegas to get caught amid the casinos like trash on a fence. Used old men who clean up graveyards at night with a bottle always in reach, used little girls who lose their clothes in dim yellow spotlights, used Elvises with more stories in their pasts than in their futures. The mysteries that bring them together are simple and mundane — and worth a fortune. (short story)
The Reflections Off Broken Glass
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,900. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Christian » Contemporary
When a young woman approaches the vicar of St James's claiming rape by another priest, his beliefs are called into question the more he listens and tries to help. Her story of abuse begins to take over his work in the small, deprived inner-city English parish with its funny and inspiring people. Can the church authorities be held to account, and how to find love and hope in such a struggle?
Off
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 33,980. Language: Portuguese. Published: March 4, 2012 by Chiado Editora. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Pensar nos livros e o calor equatorial me levam à rua. O ranger da cama do quarto ao lado, do quarto de cima, do debaixo é pior do que os sons da cidade.
Maid of the Midlands
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,980. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2012 by Publishing by Rebecca J. Vickery. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
In Matilda's sixteenth summer, two events change her life at Hafton Castle. She falls in love with the handsome guard Jondalar, and she is chosen to be waiting-lady for the Queen of Scots who is brought to the castle as a "guest". When Matilda learns that Jondalar has deceived her, as he plots against the queen, she must choose between her love and betrayal of the woman she is obliged to serve.
The Boiler Pool
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,750. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A British ex-pat living in New York is haunted by his past. In a moment of crisis, he traces back the moment in his childhood that set the pattern for his life, and uncovers some dark secrets. Filled with evocative language and powerful imagery, this story will grip you from beginning to end. One more in the Portsmouth Stories series, by Matt Wingett 5,500 words - a short story.
Envious Shadows
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Price: Free! Words: 136,340. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2012 by The Wessex Collective. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is a novel about a black and white relationship in a small Maine town that explores the many forms of prejudice, particularly that of a racist Nazi group that hounds the couple and causes tragedy, but also many other external ways--class, religion, sexual orientation, even appearance and personality-- that people use to unfairly judge others.
The Sleight of Heart: a modern folk tale
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Series: The Sleight of Heart and Other Stories. Price: Free! Words: 10,850. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A modern folk tale of love, deceit and murder... with a supernatural twist.
The Shower
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Price: Free! Words: 1,560. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Shower is a short story about a man who wakes up and finds himself in the middle of a frozen desert, naked. How did he get there? How will he get out?
Musings of an American truck Driver
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 4,050. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Religious
111 Quotes. Inspiration. Religious. Spiritual. A book of wisdom and philosophy for everyone. Pick a number between 0 and 111. Then go to that quote. If zero, then read the back cover.
D.H. Lawrence: An Unprofessional Study
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,160. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012 by Sky Blue Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism
Anais Nin's first book, published in 1932 by Edward Titus in Paris, was a critical examination of the work of controversial British author D. H. Lawrence. Of all the books written about Lawrence, his widow Frieda said this one "was the best." Nin was inspired to do the book after Lawrence had been villified by puritanical critics.
Baby Dust: A Novel about Miscarriage
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 75,320. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2012 by Casey Shay Press. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Baby Dust sheds a light on the all-too taboo subject of miscarriage in a raw, compelling, and incredibly realistic way. -- Kristin Cook, Founder of Faces of Loss, Faces of Hope