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League Of Mortals
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 162,770. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
League of Mortals is the most honest thing you will ever read about illness: a razor-sharp story told with shocking candor, fierce wit, and deep compassion. Wesley Peary gets sick just before his senior year, and in short order loses his job, his friends, and his fun - everything but his mind. When that goes, too, he finds the only person who can help is in even worse shape than he is.
Van Gogh Only Sold One Painting in His Life--Did You Know That?
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,160. Language: American English. Published: May 12, 2015 and represented by Andy Ross Agency. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Nate Ritzo, an ardent young painter of the purist persuasion, and Egg Donner, whose art goes for splash, contend for success in the tumultious and often preposterous New York art scene. But art is as susceptible to the whims of fashion as restaurants or handbags, and neither Nate nor Egg has an easy time of it.
Accidental Child
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,720. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
A futuristic, dystopian novel in the tradition of Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale and Piercy's Woman on the Edge of Time
Summer Symphony
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,450. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
There’s a stigma in many cultures about how men are supposed to grieve. This stigma is no more conspicuous than when it comes to a father’s grief over a child lost to stillbirth. Martin Zoric's daughter never took a breath. He held her once and never stopped loving her, but then he had to learn how to deal with the loss.
Concrete Fever
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,300. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
On the night he decides to jump off his Upper West Side rooftop, a prep school teen encounters a lost girl dancing on the ledge. They split cigarettes, spill secrets, and hatch an unexpected plan: to play out a romantic relationship over the course of one night, and discover whether magic can truly exist.
As Crônicas do Anjo Gabriel
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 136,270. Language: Portuguese. Published: November 24, 2014 by Chiado Editora. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
As Crônicas do Anjo Gabriel relatam a história da rebelião do primeiro anjo de Deus, Lúcifer, e como ele conseguiu levar uma terça parte dos anjos para o seu lado. Fala do grande esforço de Lúcifer para dominar a humanidade e se manter como soberano no planeta Terra. Por outro lado, demostra a divindade envolvida no plano de redenção para salvar o universo da influência do mal.
O Espelho do Monge
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 41,010. Language: Portuguese. Published: April 10, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Uma história curiosa chama a atenção de uma aluna de Arqueologia: O Espelho do Monge aguardava por ser encontrado. Busca ou obsessão?
Build a Blue Fire
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 78,530. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Steina's brother has died unexpectedly - how will she tell their reclusive mother? She can't, so she doesn't. Which means making sure that no one in the Icelandic fishing village where they grew up tells her either. Not to mention pretending that he's still alive, facing up to family secrets and dealing with the delusions of a complete stranger. She does none of this well.
Unusual Salami and Other Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,800. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
With humour ('Imaginary Col')or strange lyrical horror (the title story) the characters in this collection struggle to make sense of life with sometimes dreadful consequences. Greg is weirdly empowered by reading a book, Anna escapes an enchantment (or does she?) God creates the world and Arkle is... well, Arkle. Although what IS that raggy brown stuff under the tree in 'Pneumonia'?
Apart From Love
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,750. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Coming back to his childhood home after years of absence, Ben is unprepared for the secret, which is now revealed to him: his mother, Natasha, who used to be a brilliant pianist, is losing herself to early-onset Alzheimer's, which turns the way her mind works into a riddle. His father has remarried, and his new wife, Anita, looks remarkably similar to Natasha--only much younger.
Lonesome Hearts
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,170. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Love, loss and longing are feelings we all share. In this collection of short stories we explore how different lives have so much in common and that the human experience is something so dynamic and beautiful yet different for everyone.
The Disrespect of Christopher Caruthers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,510. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian
The morning Christopher Caruthers woke with a unique and inexplicable condition was the day his life and the lives those around him changed forever.
No Permission Needed
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,340. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
This book is just a story told by a man... But reading his story will change the way you think about your life. It will change the way you look at the relationships around you and the relationships you are in. It will give you reason to reflect more thoughtfully on your dreams. And more importantly, it will challenge your beliefs about your own, inevitable death.
Wind Water Waves
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,820. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A collection of nine short stories reflecting on various characters' relationships with "The River."
Un tabou vieux comme le monde
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,710. Language: French. Published: January 25, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Au lycée Oscar Wilde, quatre jeunes profs déjantés laissent volontairement courir le bruit qu'ils flirtent avec leurs élèves de Terminale dans le seul but de pimenter la vie quotidienne du bahut. Mais cette année, un coup de foudre va réellement se produire entre l'un des profs et son élève. Va-t-il briser ce tabou vieux comme le monde, au risque de voir les rumeurs se retourner contre lui ?
The Glassblower's Daughter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,390. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(5.00 from 7 reviews)
Greta's life is carefree until the abrupt disappearance of her elder sister, and all her courage can't save her from the sinister shadows that engulf her. Even when she finds a way out betrayal and treachery threaten her.
The Complete Guide to Writing Haiku
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,710. Language: American English. Published: March 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
"The Complete Guide To Writing Haiku" is the only guide of its kind to cover all the essentials necessary to write English-language haiku. It covers such topics as the ten essentials of writing haiku, how to start on the haiku road, when to break the rules and when not to, counting syllables, nature references in haiku, and the use of stressed beats rather than counting syllables.
The Exodus
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,440. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
In a post-industrial world of energy scarcity, one man finds himself marooned on his island home. Once a major global hub for trade and finance, the island city now lies in decay, its remaining inhabitants cut off from the world and struggling for existence. Faced with dwindling prospects and with nothing to lose, he leaves for another land, in search of a new beginning.
The Drama Kids
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 31,840. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
9 bathroom-length stories about the kids nobody likes. Drawings by Jeff Hurlow.
Love is an Eye That Doesn't See
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,320. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literary collections » Asian / Chinese
(4.00 from 1 review)
In celebration of Chinese New Year 2015, these short stories by David Brookes are released as a collection for the first time. Set in China, three fables of a romantic and philosophical nature show us the inner worlds of three troubled individuals struggling with love, loss and memory. [This collection features complete, stand-alone short stories and one narrative article.]