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The God of Oscar's Misunderstanding and Other Stories and Poems: The Winners Anthology for the 2012 Athanatos Christian Ministries Christian Writing Contest
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,460. Language: American English. Published: November 29, 2012 by apgroup. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Religious, Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
This is the anthology of winners in Athanatos Christian Ministry's fourth annual Christian short story and poetry contest.
Fated Family
Price: $1.39 USD. Words: 17,970. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Inspirational
Luck seems in short supply for homeless runaway Joanna. Living in a shed with no electricity or running water, she’s cold, hungry, dirty, and desperate. She's not desperate enough to go back to the angry fists, boots, or whatever else Carlos might throw at her; and not desperate enough to go back to a mother who never really wanted her and barely acknowledges she exists.
Aigre-doux
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,630. Language: French. Published: November 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Ces histoires respirent la dure réalité de la vie, l'impossibilité ou l'extrême difficulté d'une communication harmonieuse entre des personnes, la tragédie souvent cachée de la vie quotidienne, les regrets éprouvés à cause de la perte de l'innocence ou du bonheur, la transformation psychologique ou morale de l'individu due au hasard ou sous la pression d'un événement imprévu ...
Strange Days
Price: Free! Words: 2,120. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Biographical, Fiction » Poetry » Biography
I have a theory that Bach is God. I think it will survive scrutiny if you follow and allow it. If not "God" God then at least of the same substance. I have no doubt. Now, God’s music entered me with such force, in such volume, and of such beauty that I had to let it flow through me and out through my arm and hand and fingers and pen as ink on white paper, or I would drown in beauty.
Strands
Price: Free! Words: 7,980. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Eight vignettes, eight episodes of evil. Who really enjoys the pain? Who gains by it? Are we capable of such deeds, or are we simply puppets, dancing at the end of long, invisible strands that both control and savor?
Courting Infidelity: Book Two
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,640. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
In Book Two, Iza talks with Helen about her relationship with Darek and her idea of love. Michael confronts Darek about Helen. A person from Iza's past appears and threatens to destroy her life. Pavel is torn between his life as a good husband and father and the excitement of a new romance. Jacob, a psychologist, falls in love with a patient only to learn that she is the wife of a powerful man.
The Family Camp
Price: Free! Words: 830. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment
A short story about a clever boy's childhood adventure; which was undertaken for the sole purpose of avoiding a long-time family tradition marking the boy's passage to manhood. What lengths will a young boy go in order to avoid tradition?
The Bed
Price: Free! Words: 8,180. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(4.00 from 1 review)
A Short Story One man's journey through coming out, estrangement and forgiveness.
Daron's Guitar Chronicles: Volume Four
Series: Daron's Guitar Chronicles, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 143,850. Language: American English. Published: November 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Continuing the tale of Daron and his band Moondog Three as he struggles with his sexuality and fame. The year is 1989, the band is taking off, and Daron has sworn off sleeping with Ziggy. But they're about to undertake a major, two-month summer tour, living in the same tour bus day after day. No, that won't be awkward and stress-inducing at all, will it? But sometimes love blossoms under duress...
Yule at My Feet
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,410. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
(5.00 from 9 reviews)
A richly-descriptive tale of Yule celebration among Little People who gather in the forest. A sequel to the award-winning "Blood Moon," this story will warm hearts throughout the winter holiday season.
10 Days
Price: Free! Words: 3,920. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Live each day as if it were you're last never had more meaning than on the 11th day before he expired. He had 10 days to live and only God knew how he was going to spend them. Reuben personally didn't have a clue, he was too busy dying inside, wondering how this had happened to him...
Chader Karnishe Kaak/ ছাদের কার্ণিশে কাক
Price: Free! Words: 12,480. Language: Bengali. Published: November 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
বাংলা উপন্যাস। Bangla novel.
The Summer of Our Foreclosure
Price: Free! Words: 79,510. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
When the American Dream is defined as something you can’t afford, you can extend your finances, extend your commute, extend your family, extend your reasoning, and when the dream snaps back into reality, extend the party one more summer and try to finally enjoy what you have before it’s gone.
Setting Things Right
Price: Free! Words: 2,430. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Literature » Urban
Every apartment in the building was its own little universe, and what was going on in another’s universe did not concern you. It certainly did not concern Mr. Wells, a kind man who was probably the strangest tenant of all. But this should have concerned him, for what he did was very unkind.
Derrick's Got Sh!t Else To Do
Price: Free! Words: 6,480. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Derrick lands in Brazil with four months to burn. More interested in characters than culture, he seeks out the fringe element who lurk on the periphery of the backpacker scene. To each he fills a different void, leading Derrick to experiment with his identity, and wonder whether travel abroad can truly change who we are when the holiday ends.
The Politico
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,370. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
An ambitious Party official (a campaign manager) forever seeks the fast track to political success. At a nomination meeting for a by election in the Arctic North he resorts to a criminal solution affecting an opposing nominee's rights. The victim, a local carver, gives him a carving as a gift and the campaign manager's life is changed forever!
The Orange Corset
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 8,000. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2012 by Fario. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » European / German, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Fritz is the son of a Protestant minister whose church is in a village of eight hundred people. He will discover his life's calling when, having moved to the big city for high school, he sees an astonishing sight in the window of a shop just off a large square.
Born After Midnight, The Rise of The Clones
You set the price! Words: 54,890. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Science fiction » General
In Lower World, Jelan was a rising star until Leanna, a beautiful Clone, came along and turned his world upside down. Accused of being a Clone sympathizer and on the run from Anic, he suddenly found himself lost in forbidden caverns and uncovering terrible secrets hidden away for centuries. When there was nowhere else to hide, Jelan had nowhere to go but up. And that place did not exist...
The Retreatants
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 43,820. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
The Retreatants tells the story of nine people on a silent retreat called “Experiencing Christ” at a retreat house identified only as The Center. Each of the nine retreatants feels that she or he has “lost God” in some way. Their twenty-one-day retreat is led, surprisingly, by a Jew known only as Abramovich . . .
The Pros and Cons of Plumbing
Price: Free! Words: 2,740. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Literature » Urban
Love starts out as perfect plumbing. All pipes slanting slightly earthward. Gravity does most of the work. There are no scratches. There is nothing wrong with the world. All is up to code.