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GRANDPA HATES THE BIRD: Esposito's Ice Cream Emporium (Story #4)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,400. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
There are 28 flavors of ice cream at Esposito’s Ice Cream Emporium, but only one of them is poisonous to birds: chocolate. Guess what Grandpa orders?
GRANDPA HATES THE BIRD: Bring Your Pet to School Day (Story #3)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,030. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
It’s Bring Your Pet to School Day and Bird’s buddy Humphrey the dog has the blues. Bird does his best to cheer up his friend, but one laughing, slobbering 200 pound mastiff + one albino python dangling from the ceiling lights = twenty screaming kids and Grandpa on the run!
Women and Monsters
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,930. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011 by Bad Ducky Industries. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(4.00 from 1 review)
This collection of stories from Rhysling and Crawford Prize-nominated fantasy writer, J. M. McDermott embraces the surreal and hallucinatory traditions of Margaret Atwood's Penelopiad, and The World's Wife by Carol Ann Duffy, to tell the stories that are always absent from the official books of history. Sing, Muse, for yourself.
Dead Limbs and Leaves
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Price: Free! Words: 37,580. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
This is a collection of a variety of short short stories, and essays that may stir and warm your hearts. Although they may be short, they still bring a powerful message and an enduring ending. The stories are fun with plots that takes the reader on a journey of words fulfilling a message unto an enjoyable evening of reading. It is a short book with high hopes.
Empire Saga
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 179,560. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011 by Mary C. Findley. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
All Six books set in the Space Empire Universe in one volume. From short stories to novelettes to novels, these stories explore the future of persecution, the corruption of godly foundations, the universality of greed and self-interest, and the question of whether the struggle for peace is worth the cost.
Warm und trocken und andere Geschichten
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,850. Language: German. Published: September 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00 from 1 review)
Elf unterhaltsame Kurzgeschichten über zwischenmenschliche Probleme. Regine, Mutter von vier Kindern trifft die Geliebte ihres Mannes. Inka und Volker ängstigen sich vor Einbrechern. Maike lernt einen Mann mit ähnlichen Interessen kennen.
The Legend of Green Snake and White Snake
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,880. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(3.00 from 1 review)
As far as demons go, Miss White and Miss Green were pretty good. They tried their best to do good deeds and consume as few humans as possible. It was hard work, being a nice demon, but they both really tried. Epic battles and romance await in this irreverent novella retelling of the classic Chinese story, part of The Zodiac Schmodiac Story Cycle, 1st Course: Kung Pao Flavored Short Stories.
You Dirty Rat
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Price: Free! Words: 3,470. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Laoshu can tell you the true story, for he was there. You see, the story of the Chinese Zodiac is not what we have been told, and Laoshu is here to set the record straight with wit and keen insight into all things Chinese. This short story comes from The Zodiac Schmodiac Story Cycle, 1st Course: Kung Pao Flavored Short Stories by Adam Tervort and is free for download.
Alight Decision
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,240. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
A tribute to the 9/11 victims What would you do if you were in the twin towers during this catastrophe? We follow Yors thru his ordeal and ultimately a decision that may cost him his life. Word Count: 1229
What to Say to Someone Who's Dying
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,580. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
In this slender volume, Chanel Earl explores the many faces of grief, the grief of children, parents, those set to die, and those left behind. This debut collection of tightly written prose weaves together themes of loss and family as well as the hope peculiar to youth. These stories of acceptance and resolve ask questions about love and the beauty of life.
GRANDPA HATES THE BIRD: The Bird is the Word (Story #2)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment
When Joseph and Maya show up at The Bird Is the Word pet store, Bird knows he’s finally found the perfect family. Well, almost perfect. They’ve brought Grandpa along with them. Find out the answers to these questions and more in the uproarious second short story in the Grandpa Hates the Bird series! Special Bonus Feature: Flight. Everything you wanted to know about how Bird gets around.
GRANDPA HATES THE BIRD: The Battle Begins (Story #1)
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Price: Free! Words: 2,590. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment
(4.00 from 1 review)
Bird and Grandpa stay home in Massachusetts while Mother, Father, Joseph and Maya head south for a winter holiday. When Grandpa determines to set tropical Bird free in freezing February, Bird must use every bit of bird brain power to outsmart him. Here come Bird and Grandpa in the hilarious first short story in the Grandpa Hates the Bird series!
The North Star is Nearer
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 50,540. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2011 by Logan Books LLC. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Best-selling author Evelyn Eaton wrote a series of light-hearted stories about her life in England, France, and Canada in the years between the wars. Those stories, published in The New Yorker, form the basis for two autobiographical volumes, Every Month was May and The North Star is Nearer. Although the stories were written and published a lifetime ago, their appeal is timeless.
Pen, Paper, Action! - Volume 03
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,780. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2011 by Heart Press. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00 from 1 review)
Step into the world of bestselling writer Sonia Rumzi's "Pen, Paper, Action! - Volume 03", six novelettes of entertaining characters, perplexing situations and outright shocking tales of the human condition; stories of what people do to each other. Life.
Pen, Paper, Action! - Volume 02
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,340. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2011 by Heart Press. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Step into the world of bestselling writer Sonia Rumzi's "Pen, Paper, Action! - Volume 02", six novelettes of entertaining characters, perplexing situations and outright shocking tales of the human condition; stories of what people do to each other. Life.
Sparrow Swift Action (international intrigue)
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Series: Escaping Tyranny eXpat ePulps, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,640. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Sparrow and Sally are back. Our PT Pulp Heroes must try to save a new set of good people trapped by a twisted world. This is the second book in the Sparrow Swift series. New stories about Sparrow and Sally's adventures will come out every two weeks.
Will Write SciFi For Food
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Series: Will Write SciFi for Food, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,350. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A collection of 13 Christian (and non-Christian but still clean!) short science fiction and fantasy stories from the author Tim Baer.
Around the World in 80 Pages
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Price: Free! Words: 10,380. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00 from 1 review)
Author Sharon E. Cathcart presents ten short stories of various genres, each taking place in a different location. With subject matter ranging from paranormal to historical fiction, urban fantasy to literary fiction, there is something in this sampler for everyone.
The Big School
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,040. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
For many little boys their big brother may be a hero or a villain. Malcolm Dunkley's big brother is our Eric. Plotter of plots, planner of escapades, Eric wages continual war against teachers, bullies and anyone else he thinks he can get the better of without them noticing.
Cocktail: Short Stories about Relationships
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,930. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Relationships are like cocktails. Every relationship is a unique labyrinthine melange of emotions, shaken and stirred, and, like each cocktail, has a distinctive flavour and taste. The twenty-seven stories in this collection explore fascinating aspects of modern day relationships: love, romance, sex, betrayal, marriage, parenting and even pet parenting.