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Boxers
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Price: Free! Words: 6,430. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(1.00 from 1 review)
Middle–aged hipster Hammerhead Hirsch, The Pugilist Poet and Boardwalk Balladeer of limited Beat Era fame, struggles to raise his kid Scrap on his own. Ten years in the life of father, son, and dogs. First appeared in New South.
Harry's Heart
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Price: Free! Words: 6,930. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
At a well-proportioned four feet three inches he, technically speaking, was not a dwarf, he was a midget. But no one knew the difference, and to them he was just incredibly short. An oddity. A misfit. A phenomenon. A dwarf. A dwarf getting back at them as well as he could.
La cara del sol
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 105,420. Language: Spanish. Published: November 12, 2012 by Chiado Editora. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Sentado, inmóvil, en el despacho de mi padre, rodeado de puertas cerradas y de objetos inertes, me sentía yo mismo, también, como un objeto inerte, y no importaba que alguna puerta hubiese quedado abierta, porque tenía la seguridad de que ninguna me conduciría a ninguna parte.
Feet
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Price: Free! Words: 8,100. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
(3.00 from 1 review)
At least he was not a burden to his mother; for she had no idea where he was. His brother had found him once, years ago, but he was pretty sure his brother never told his mother or she would have come for him. He was glad she hadn’t. Life wasn’t that bad, and here he wasn’t a burden to her.
Cautious Man
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,220. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012 by The Little French eBooks. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Elegábalo was a cautious man. He walked looking over his shoulder and never let his cautiousness slip away until he got what he always wished. Though Elegábalo was cautious man, he never thought of the unexpected, and this changed dramatically his fate and then fortune.
Copier Samurai
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Price: Free! Words: 3,940. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
(4.00 from 1 review)
There are some everlasting truths about selling. One is that people buy from people. Another one is that people judge you by your shoes, i.e., how well they shine. Another one is that selling is war. I’m a copier samurai. This is something Alice thinks is utterly ridiculous.
Заповедник справедливости
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 39,130. Language: Russian. Published: October 25, 2012 by irisbook publishers. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Vasilij Treskov's hero stories - our contemporary, trying to survive in the market alleys of society, without losing the sense of human dignity. The stories clearly traced the idea that the main value - this is life, and no matter how hard to survive in our complicated, and not always just world, to live and enjoy each new day in all weather.
"Far From Over" Breaking Out Series, Book Four
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Series: Breaking Out, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,300. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
It was all that Matt Lamont could do in keeping his life separated from his past, but now things were far from over.
Notes from Book of Faces
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Price: Free! Words: 5,220. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
It is a collection of short Facebook notes from my account, actually sketches of modern urban life. There are almost no people, and no plot at all. I hope you'll enjoy feelings I've tried to express.
Camaraderie: A Crime Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 3,810. Language: British English. Published: October 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Friends. We all need them. And some of us are happy to go to extraordinary lengths to find them...
Verbit
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Price: Free! Words: 1,960. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
In the competitive world of news podcasting, a young intern has to work hard to become a good reporter. When it comes time to get a job, however, it quickly becomes clear to one young man that just reporting the news isn't nearly good enough. Soon, his would-be employer will get far more than he bargained for...
Roses for You
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,750. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Clark left his life-style of having more than one woman at a time. He actually desired to have a wife and children. The temptation of infidelity presented itself to him at a time when he and his wife Sylvia were experiencing a domestic situation...
The Understanding of Women
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Price: $1.55 USD. Words: 11,360. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
James is in love with Imogen. Imogen has disappeared. With the help of an imaginary ex-girlfriend, James follows Imogen’s trail towards the grand romantic reunion he wants. He’s pretty sure… James could always understand everyone. Everyone but Imogen. Imogen was a mystery, and now James needs to find her. A light, whimsical novella of a boy who knows both too much and too little.
New York Exchange: the parachutes in between
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 34,790. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Boundary-breaking account questioning perceived literary conventions, New York Exchange takes the format of conversation leading up to and following a trip to New York. Lauren and George navigate work, education, family and prescription drugs, touching on aesthetics alongside daily annoyances, confusing the role of reader as simultaneously academic and voyeuristic.
Cosa Vedi?
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Price: Free! Words: 17,680. Language: Italian. Published: October 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Ascoltare la musica degli OTK equivale a stare a mollo in una baia dall'acqua cristallina in un afoso pomeriggio d’estate. E' ritrovarsi in compagnia della leggerezza discontinua di un libro di Brautigan, con indosso una maglia calzata alla rovescia e, dentro, la salda convinzione che è il mondo fuori ad essere sottosopra. E' smettere di cercare la musica che si vuole ascoltare da una vita.
A contrasombra, padre
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Price: Free! Words: 5,960. Language: Spanish. Published: September 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Latin American Poetry
En este, el quinto libro de poesía del escritor y arquitecto Hernán Zamora, la paternidad transcurre en un juego de espejos poco común en la poesía en lengua castellana. El poeta se asume hijo y padre a la vez, mientras reflexiona sobre sus sombras y una líquida agonía lo acompaña a través del paisaje. El tema de la violencia contra los niños cruza sutilmente el libro como reclamo y aprendizaje.
Monkey Say
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Price: Free! Words: 2,080. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
"No interview has made me feel more awkwardly American than the capuchin monkey seated across the small stone table from me." I couldn't think of a better blurb than the lead-in sentence. Really, don't you want to read about what happens when a man interviews a monkey?
Last Call: A Musician's Life
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 136,460. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Last Call tells the tale of Chance Collins, a gifted musician born to a musical family. With the talent and charisma to shine in the music world, Chance recorded and toured for 20 years only to wind up broke and strung out. Now, at 42, he must come to terms with life as it is as opposed to how he thought it would be. Last Call paints a realistic portrayal of the music life. It's also very funny.
Adytum
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,070. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Life rarely takes to course we would hope or predict for ourselves; and when life becomes most difficult, we each need a haven we can retreat into.
The Fitful Genius
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,700. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
Luke Watts is a drug addict down on his luck. He roots through trash dumpsters and finds occasional love notes signed "Lady of Lost Circuitry". Luke thinks he's found the writer of these notes: a pretty girl in a black mini dress and heels named Audra. Together they embark on a one night stand that leaves Luke dreaming of a future they wont soon forget.