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A Dinger in the Bay
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Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 8,450. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
A washed-up pitcher finds love and redemption via a hurled can of humble soup. Refusing to obey signals cost him his career, once--but this time--a bean ball is exactly what's called for, and the signs all make sense. Making a hero often requires a "zero" to balance the equation. Frankie Torinaddo gets to see life from both sides of the fence.
Charms of the Sisterhood Volume I
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 310. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
This book is a compilation of 'old remedies' known as charms. All were received after an open request for such works to be submitted. The efforts were tremendous and have resulted in a central theme for Books 1 and 2 of the Sanctuary Saga. This is Volume 1, Charms of the Sisterhood and you can expect more! Enjoy readers! There are clues hidden among the words of each charm! O. G. Tomes
The Ear of the Hippo
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 41,050. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2011 by Quickfox Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A collection of engaging and original short stories that perfectly capture the spirit of Southern Africa, each ending with a delightful twist. From the San bushmen and farm occupations in Zimbabwe to wine-making in the Cape and old ladies with tattoos. Nothing is as it seems. An entertaining book that would especially appeal to lovers of Roald Dahl.
Consciousness Raising
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Price: Free! Words: 5,970. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A young girl who endures a badgering at a consciousness raising foolishly marries a scolding, caustic husband.
Jeremy Smith
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,590. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2011 by The Little French eBooks. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
Luis, the Peñon, is just a guy whose mind is pestered with images and stories of the lives of the celebrities and people who have succeeded in North America. Though his ambition is to make the American dream come true, he travels mistakenly to the old continent where he sets out his adventure and, eventually, spends his live.
The Spirit of Harlem
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,030. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2011 by Knights Hill Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Shizuka Nishino, a young Japanese artist, is starving herself in a grotty Harlem apartment. When you've got love, who needs food? In an unwanted intervention, her brother's girlfriend, an American ex-artist, takes matters into her own hands. Her quest to save Shizuka's life brings the conflict between the two women to a head, and reveals the true cost of throwing away your dreams. 72 pages.
Expiration Date & Other Stories
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,730. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Social detachment and intrigue with the absurd are captured in Manipulating Irony, Expiration Date, The Cheesecake, Finding Cat Stevens, Name Games, Mr. Baxter, and Meccaroni. Wdowicki (v’dovitski) conveys her disparate experiences growing up in Wisconsin, and residing in Japan, Indonesia, and Dubai. Influences include Camus, Voltaire, Mishima, and O'Connor. Cover Painting by Beverly Shipko NY
Asperger Diaries: Jamie's New School
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,900. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
(4.00 from 1 review)
Jamie is eleven years old. In a few weeks time he will start at senior school. He is already a little nervous although his mum said he will be fine. This book tells the story of his first term at senior school through the diaries of Jamie, his mother and his older sister Lesley. No one yet realises that Jamie has Asperger's Syndrome. That is all about to change.
State of Chaos
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 114,830. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
Six teenagers and a young girl pursue their musical dreams. One will find love in the arms of an adoring fan. One will come to accept a new home and find redemption from a personal tragedy. Yet another will struggle to redefine just what home really means. One will step across the line of protecting loved ones to exact a terrible vengeance. Together, they will capture the imagination of the world.
The Groundskeeper of Kylemore Abbey
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Price: Free! Words: 650. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
One day, John Smith simply appeared. He walked onto the premises, picked up a shovel, and set to work in the vegetable garden. He said not a word.
The Recurring Bandit
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,960. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
A traditional western adventure with a science fiction twist.
Family Secrets: Three Generations
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 77,820. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
An ordinary, extraordinary relationship . . . Where does a young girl turn to survive family turmoil? Reading into a past she never knew, young Ellen Brodsky establishes a transformational relationship with Grandma Hannah. But who is this dead grandmother, and why is their connection so crucial to the survival of three generations of women?
Divide and Take
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 60,920. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Angry protesters, reports of an outbreak of stray dogs, and being forcibly removed from the closet are the issues Sarah Polsky faces in the book Divide and Take. It’s the story of what happens within a small town in Minnesota going through economic hardship. Unfortunately, the choices made by residents may make the town’s water supply permanently disappear.
Wandering the Earth: A Selected Stories Sampler
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Price: Free! Words: 24,490. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A selection of short stories by Michael Bryson, showcasing the author's disparate reach and contemporary voice.
War Medal/Behind the FAT CHANCE - 2Shot#3
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,120. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Two more short stories by Pushcart and Best-of-the-Web nominee Hosho McCreesh.
Indelible
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,510. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011 by Living Books USA. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
A man suffers a terrible loss following what he thinks is a mechanical failure in his vehicle. Learning the truth about what happened not only adds to his burden, it does nothing to alleviate his pain and suffering. Sometimes the truth will not set you free . . .
Palíndromo
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Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 81,320. Language: Spanish. Published: November 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
English Speakers: This novel is available in English under the title "Rats Live on no Evil Star". Francophones: Ce roman est disponible en français sous le titre "Palindrome". Una patinadora ciega y enviudada. Un vendedor ambulante. Un Árbol que quiere Shakespeare. Un tren de mercancías. Nieve que se cae sobre ojos inparpadeos. Estepicursores. Taquiones. Cometas. Un forastero que no es.
Palindrome
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Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 81,550. Language: French. Published: November 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
English-Speakers Note: This novel is available in English as "Rats Live on no Evil Star". Hispanohablantes darse cuenta: Esta novela está disponible en español como "Palíndromo". Une patineuse aveugle et veuve. Un compère. Un arbre qui aime Shakespeare. Un train de fret. Neige sur des yeux imperturbables. Virevoltant. Tachyons. Cerfs-volants. Un étranger qui n'est pas.
Judas, the Son
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 65,570. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
What’s in a name? For Judas Thomas, named after the infamous betrayer, a great many things. For centuries, Judas Iscariot has been the most despised figure in Western Civilization. For a boy born in 1970, his greatest obstacle is not his conception by a violent rape or his upbringing in a Catholic orphanage nor his mixed race. His greatest challenge is his name: Judas, after the famed betrayer.
Rats Live on no Evil Star
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Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 75,750. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Francophones: Ce roman est disponible en français sous le titre "Palindrome". Hispanohablantes: Esta novela está disponible en español con el título "Palíndromo". A widowed skater. A shill. A tree who loves Shakespeare. A freight train. Snow falling on unblinking eyes. Tumbleweed. Tachyons. Kites. A stranger who isn't.