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Gerald the Great of Garokoland
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,400. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
The only way Gerald can marry the beautiful princess is to take over the bankrupted kingdom of her stupid father, the king. He now has to deal with the corruption, starvation and senseless slavery of spirit that has beset this insane place. He manages to find order, beauty and love, with help from some strange characters. This is not a serious book but it has a serious message ... seriously!
Salt of the Air
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 108,420. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2011 by Norilana Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
An unforgettable first collection of fantasy short stories from a two-time Nebula Award Nominee and award winning artist Vera Nazarian. "Cautionary, sensual stories of love, reversal and revenge upend fairy tale conventions in Nazarian's lush collection... Sumptuous detail, twisty plots and surprising endings lift these extravagant tales." -- PUBLISHERS WEEKLY
The Kissproof World
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,120. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Kissproof World explores how the lives of six troubled teens and their two counselors become connected as they each face their secret dreams and fears. When Neva Bell, the young therapist in charge, begins to uncover the secrets behind the youths' troubling behavior, she finds herself facing her own troubled past and soon she is drawn into events that lead to revenge and murder.
The King's Tale
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,540. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011 by Green Snake Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
As the sea level rises, the king’s land disappears and his subjects flee. His last friend leaves his island empire and the king, with one last heroic effort, grasps for a chance to help his land survive.
A Really Good Day
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 135,110. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A Really Good Day follows amateur golfer Scott Hanover as he has the most amazing day of his life. Along the way he converts a golf-hating sportscaster, saves a washed-up sports agent, and teaches a pretentious golfer the true meaning of sportsmanship. The whole journey almost comes to an end on the 17th hole but Scott makes the ultimate decision to put it all on the line with one miraculous shot.
The Circle
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Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 117,060. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011 by Libros Libertad Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Circle is a political intrigue story that reflects recent world events and their aftermath. The characters are caught between circumstances of their cultures and politics of the times, players who are not what they portray: naïve and cunning, loyal and duplicitous, sentimental and appetite driven.
Bitterness (An African Novel from Zambia)
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 113,190. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011 by Mondial. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
This is one of the most realistic and passionate contemporary novels (Julius Chongo Award 2006 for Best Creative Writing) about the life of young people in today's Africa, written by Malama Katulwende, a Zambian poet, novelist, and intellectual. It depicts the political struggle of Zambia's students, and the hope and despair of the book's main character.
Magnum
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Price: Free! Words: 2,150. Language: Dutch. Published: November 13, 2011 by e-Publikant. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Magnum is de verbindende factor in een groepje oudstudenten. Met Thomas als middelpunt.
The Clouds Which Obscured the Sun
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,640. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This novelette is the story of a storm and how it affects a man in a tree with balloons, a little boy watching him, a cougar and the mountain deer he devours, a crow, a mosquito, a man who works in a aluminum siding factory, a fisherman and his cat, a photographer, a man who works at a hardware store, and a man driving a truck who drinks a beer in a bar. Written in a uniquely surreal manner.
José Matias
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 8,710. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011 by Fario. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
"José Matias," the tale of a man of leisure who is going to his grave accompanied by a very brief procession of carriages, highlights, perhaps more than any other tale of his, the gentle irony—equal parts affection and sarcasm—that makes the work of the great nineteenth-century Portuguese writer José Maria de Eça de Queirós so delightful to the contemporary reader. Words: 8,600
Picking Blueberries
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,430. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011 by infinity plus. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A powerfully evocative portrait of an alternative community in the early 1970s, told with a child's-eye simplicity by a young resident. Short fiction from an author whose work has been described by World Fantasy Award-winner Jeff VanderMeer as "Rapacious, intelligent and witty".
Physics in Daily Life & Simple College Physics-I (Classical Mechanics)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,600. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011 by E-Kitap Projesi. Category: Fiction » Literature » Educational
NaNoWriMo 2011 book. Last updated 2011-11-19 08:04:46
"Physics is all around us. It is in the electric light you turn on in the morning; the car you drive to work; your wristwatch, cell phone, CD player, radio, and that big plasma TV set you got for Christmas. It makes the stars shine every night and the sun shine every day, and it makes a baseball soar into stands for home run. This study teaches simple physics principles to the college-level..
Short Story - Prophetic Nightmares
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,390. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Sara Elgood, resident in Washington D.C., is prone to dreadful nightmares that have foreshadowed appalling events, usually relating to her family. However, on the night of April 13th 1865, her nightmare features the shooting of the President, Abraham Lincoln, at a building with the name, Ford. Next day, April 14th,she decides to warn Mr. Lincoln of impending peril.
Of Rats and Men
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Price: Free! Words: 12,170. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A dramatic "down the rabbit hole" excursion involving a jeweler, a thief and a rat. This novelette by Frank Severino runs the gambit of existential queries and twists of fate. It plunges the reader down a dark flume and delivers bright resolution from unlikely sources.
SteampunX - Episode Two: SteamDisco Destruction
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Price: Free! Words: 10,600. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
The shadow of slavery hangs over New France. The man called Thunder arrives to avert a war he fears may erupt. Little does he know the war began long ago in the hearts of the noirs that work the land. Trapped between the justice of the oppressed and the whims of a dangerous ally, Thunder and his teenage companions struggle to do what's right for themselves and for the Nations.
The Distance Between
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 60,460. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
"Surprising, sad, hilarious, and true." Mattie Welsh has just received a phone call - one of the ones we dread - telling her that her parents have been in a serious car crash and may not survive. Almost without thinking, Mattie hops in the car and begins one of the longest journeys she will ever take.
The Coma Monologues
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,100. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011 by Green Snake Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Do stories have the power to heal? For Gary Hawken, life in a coma offers few perks. Nurses care for him and people sit by his bed and tell him stories, but the glorious mess of life passes him by. In a world where survival depends on his ability to understand his stories, Gary must recognize the value of his own soul. A hypnotic tale of one man’s struggle to find the truth in his own epic life.
MiG-23 Broke my Heart
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 98,740. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
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The year is 1988. Eighteen-year-old Thomas Green, an aspiring artist, has been plucked from his comfortable, suburban existence in apartheid South Africa and thrown onto the frontline of his country’s war against what it sees as terrorism.
So They Say Collected Stories
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 167,380. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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In twenty-one stories, So They Say follows southern-born protagonist Rex Fordham, first as a sensitive outsider child, later as a sexually-repressed adult seeking his proper place in the world. Rex journeys from small-town life, to high school and college, onward into marriage, fatherhood, and the traumas and heartbreak of divorce—and finally, life as an out gay man.
Last Stroke of the Brush
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Price: Free! Words: 9,750. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When Roxana, a celebrity talk show host, meets Jam and his gang of street urchins, little does she realize that her intention to bring change to their lives will set her on a treacherous path of self discovery she has no stomach for.