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Literary Lunes Magazine: December 2011 Issue
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Price: Free! Words: 19,020. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Welcome to the last issue of the year! Featured in this issue are: author, Olivia Stark, NanoWrimo stories by Tish Thawer, JA Clement, Lynn Rush, Erin Danzer, a sneak peak into the Christmas Lites anthology by Cambria Hebert, Amy Eye and Jenn Pringle, Poetry by Jamie Danzer, Denny Marshall, Thomas Michael McDade
Tokyo Girls In Science Fiction
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Price: Free! Words: 3,980. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2011 by NAP BOOKS. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
by Kyle Hemmings Flash Fiction 28 pages Kyle Hemmings is the author of three chapbooks of poems: Avenue C (Scars Publications), Fuzzy Logic (Punkin Press), and Amsterdam & Other Broken Love Songs (Flutter Press). He has been pubbed at Gold Wake Press, Thunderclap Press, Blue Fifth Review, Step Away, Elimae, Nano Fiction and elsewhere.
The Footballer's Last Play
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Price: Free! Words: 1,140. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A flash fiction piece (under 1000 words) detailing the series of revisions carried out upon the one and only play penned by footballer, William Turner - from conception to stage. Includes a tragic end.
The Morning Man
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,240. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Small town preacher, Orlando Turner, has many skills, first among them the ability to pretend. Reverend Turner has managed to convince himself that his secret life is known only to him and the women he’s chosen to involve in it. Each woman has played her part, accepting what little he can offer her. All seems well until Orlando’s wife, in one simple act, upends everything.
The Regal Family: A Kingdom of Andover Novel (Chapter 1)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,790. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
THE REGAL FAMILY, a new serialized novel, goes behind the scenes of a modern regal family and examines their many trials and tribulations, the duality between duty and self, and the hidden ambitions and desires that could bring down the monarchy and the kingdom. Go behind the throne of the Kingdom of Andover to discover a world hidden from public view...until now...
Saza Lyrica
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,510. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
A spirit story set in contemporary Vancouver.
Vuurvoël
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 55,100. Language: Afrikaans. Published: December 11, 2011 by ShalvaPub. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
'n Bundel Afrikaanse kortverhale en twee novellas. Satiriese sosiale kommentaar, en sommer net lekker lag daarby.
The Monk, the Clerk and the General
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Price: Free! Words: 2,330. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
(4.00 from 1 review)
This short piece is a meditation on the last series of protests in Burma. It deals with the attempted uprisings from the point of view of three symbolic protagonists, a humble clerk who works for the regime, a senior Buddhist monk who has found himself embroiled in the politics of the military government and the dying general who is still able to justify his barbaric actions.
Mister Sun and Mister Moon
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 630. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment
Mister Sun and Mister Moon is a short little rhyme for children one to three years of age to enjoy. Children can relate to the sun and moon, daytime and night time. This is a fun book for this age group.
Heraclitus' Daydream
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Price: Free! Words: 1,870. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
In this mellow short story, an old man finds his mind wandering between the present and the past, and discovers delightful similarities.
In Our Dream
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Price: Free! Words: 10,180. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
In Our Dream is a series of short writings - not poetry. There are humorous pieces and those of a serious nature. The two main themes of these writings are love and life after death. These short pieces will make you smile, laugh, maybe cry, or hopefully provoke you into a moment of serious reflection on life; maybe you will identify with some of the statements found in 'Loneliness' or 'Love'.
Strathalmond
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 140,840. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
A Scottish saga about the 15th Century mansion called "Strathalmond" and those connected with it from 1430 - 1460 and from 1912 - 1972. It tells of Strathalmond Oil Company in the town of Myrestane, the Ingrams who ran it and the Douglases and others who worked for it. It is the story of two families in differenmt eras, of love and war, bigotry and envy, trgedy and hope in heir cahnging worlds.
The Big Bad Elephant
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Price: Free! Words: 2,430. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
A fractured fairy tale about a fill-in evil woodland creature on the trail of Little Red Riding Hood.
Seven Floors High
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 129,200. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
Seven Floors High is based around a true story of life inside Iaxis, a "New Age" Internet company during the boom of 2000. This riveting and fast paced novel provides a vivid and humorous account of life inside Iaxis during this extravagant "dot.com" period.
Bell Shaped Flowers
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 24,380. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Bell Shaped Flowers is the emotional tale of a woman who had never truly given of herself to others...until tragedy struck and she was forced to inspect the inner workings of her heart. Peppered with realistic dialog and a variety of points of view, Bell Shaped Flowers takes the reader on an inspirational journey. toward forgiveness and change.
The Trap
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Price: Free! Words: 2,390. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Trap is a bleak and uplifting personal allegory of relationship with masculinity, authority, and self.
Movement: A Short Story about Autism in the Future
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 1 review)
This story was nominated for the 2011 Hugo and Nebula awards. When her concerned parents investigate a neurological treatment that could change her life forever, Hannah must decide who she really is -- and who she wishes to become. Originally published in the March 2011 issue of Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine.
The Redesign of Tomorrowland
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,480. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The author uses amusement park attractions (themed for Disney World) to gently introduce new paradigms to a wide audience. His sources include experts in nutrition, economics, technology, and psychology.
Beechmont Riffs
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 93,210. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
"Beechmont Riffs" is a story based on facts that occurred in a wealthy middle class Westchester community in 1989. Here, in the lap of secure suburban society -- the American ideal-- a bizarre, horrifying murder took place. Heyward, an ersatz private eye, sets out to solve the crime. Heyward is family man, and former legal aid defender. Now he solves crimes and cuts the grass.
De Teias e Paletas
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You set the price! Words: 2,310. Language: Portuguese. Published: December 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
(5.00 from 1 review)
Um encontro fortuito entre um artista que acredita em inspiração e uma senhora que não se entrega às determinações do tempo. O cenário oscila do museu à casa esvaziada, passa por ruas sob garoa e chega ao fim comum de todas as aproximações intensas. Um conto apenas, que está incluído na coletânea Pedaços de Possibilidade - finalista do Prêmio Sesc de Literatura 2009.