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Les Chemins du Paradis
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,020. Language: French. Published: August 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » African
Lorsqu’un jeune prêtre décide de mener la révolution pour plus de justice sociale dans un pays d’Afrique noire, il est loin d’imaginer que le plus grand obstacle à son entreprise se présenterait sous les traits d’une jeune et belle étudiante quelle que peu rebelle. A travers Julie, l’abbé César finit par comprendre que "Les voies de Dieu sont insondables"
Jellicle Girl
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,220. Language: Canadian English. Published: August 12, 2012 by Evolved Publishing LLC. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Evolved Publishing presents "Jellicle Girl" by Stevie Mikayne, a story about the blurred lines of love and friendship, and how one young woman copes with the permanent consequences of a reckless mistake. ~ FINALIST: National Indie Excellence Book Awards - 2014: Gay, Lesbian & Transgender Fiction
Sabina Quartet: Stories from Italy
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 38,020. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
These seasonal stories about a farming community in Rome’s olive hills—“the Sabina”—bring to life an ancient world where foreigners and locals have always lived side by side but separately. The unique culture of the place, steeped in the historic rivalries of Italy’s medieval hilltowns, finds vivid portrayal in these lively tales about the local residents and their traditions.
Build a Blue Fire
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Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 78,430. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014. Category: 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.
Love Hotel
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 73,390. Language: French. Published: January 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Enfermés dans ce love hotel, ils se perdent dans la mécanique de leur amour. Au dehors, le monde devient fou. Le Japon vu à la loupe. À lire comme un mauvais trip ou un pamphlet.
Dancing with Diana
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,800. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
(5.00 from 1 review)
The future Princess Diana dances for five minutes with a teenage boy in a wheelchair, an encounter that colors the rest of his life, though quickly forgotten by her. Alex’s story is told in counterpoint with Diana’s final day before her fatal accident in Paris. All day she tries to reach a friend in London, hoping to hear news that will bring a new direction to her life.
Thank You for Ten: Short Fiction About a Little Theater
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,850. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Little Dionysus Playhouse, like all community theaters, is a different place every day, as different people with different goals come in and out doing their thing. The ten stories in this collection explore both the drama and the comedy that happen in a community playhouse, both on and off the stage.
Tul Tul's Train (Jackson Heights Short Stories)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,310. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Tu Tul is the heroine for anyone who has a heart. She was literally kicked to the curb after she landed in New York with her new husband, and remarkably found that she was not truly alone in Jackson Heights - Little Bangladesh. With some luck, new found friends, and plenty of pluck, she picks herself up and carves out a life for herself. (short story)
The Royal Razzaks (Jackson Heights Short Stories)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,860. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Jahangir Razzak (JR) is an icon, a man to be reckoned with, a Sharukh Khan of sorts ... in his own mind, that is. And he has come a long way to prove it: from Noakhali to New York, baby! As he tells his family, he has 'sweated blood' to give them the life they lead, for they are now the 'royal Razzaks'. If only his two daughters would tow the royal line. (Short Story)
Short Stories
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,480. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Fascinated by the human condition, the individual, and philosophy, L.R. Drake incorporates these elements into each one of his stories. This ebook contains four stories: “My Friend Nick” “The Man Who Cheated Death” “The Faithful Student" “Between Death and Life"
Wallpaper
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Series: Short Stories, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,830. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Cracks start to show in the fabric of a family during their daughter's piano recital in 'Wallpaper', a story by Laurie Steed. "Laurie Steed's stories are sometimes tender, sometimes brutal, and always beautifully written. He is a writer to watch." – Ryan O'Neill
Down at the End of the River
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 43,050. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.91 from 11 reviews)
In these ten stories, Angus Woodward gives us a tour of south Louisiana as his characters tiptoe out of the corners into which they have painted themselves.
Palawan Story
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 70,580. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Under the cover of darkness, Kim, a young girl, is put by her mother on a crowded fishing boat to escape Vietnam. The derelict boat drifts for two weeks on the South China Sea before reaching Palawan, a refugee camp in the Philippines. There, an American immigration officer mistakes Kim for a sponsored orphan with the same name and sends her to America.
Marvin Clark — In Search of Freedom
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 96,180. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2010 by Inhousepress. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 10 reviews)
Marvin Clark, a man as shy as he is retiring, assumes a cloak of invisibility to protect him from vicissitudes of everyday life. The only escapes he enjoys are into the inner worlds of his own making. Then, a beautiful woman enters his drab reality. Suddenly, the protective ramparts Marvin had so carefully erected begin to crumble. Will she set him free? Free copies available for review.
All On Zero
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,250. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2014 by Paper Publishing (PP) Limited. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The game goes on, the roulette is spinning and the stakes are high. Will they risk it all, if that means they might win the jackpot of a lifetime?
Nazar
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,160. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2009. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The award-winning short story by Andrew Kooman, winner of the 2004 Hobson Prize for Fiction. A young Canadian college student tutors Nazar, a refugee from Afghanistan, in English. Unable to communicate with each other beyond basic words and signs, the young man tries to piece together the story of Nazar’s flight from the Taliban, through Pakistan into Canada.
Green Bike: a group novel
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,480. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2014 by Meadowlark Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Green Bike follows the lives of three couples, using the McGuffin, or shared symbol, of a classic Schwinn bike to link parallel tales. Following these tenuously linked tales, Green Bike is at once a muted romance, a graduate school bedroom romp, and a love letter to a dying mother.
False Reality
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,310. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: September 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
On his way to his brother, a man finds out the world isn’t what he thought it was.
Please Stop Breathing
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 11,090. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
No, I don’t know when you’ll die, when you’ve died, or why I don’t know—I should—I owed that much to you, to know death better to give you comfort in it—to know brightly when you’re here, to dig my fingers like forever into your neck—to know easily when you’re gone, to dig my fingers into mine— To cover you and carry you away.
Three Stories
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,690. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Three stories by award-winning Australian writer Laurie Steed in the one volume: Orbiting: Fire threatens and old loves rear their head as Sophie endures a summer of extremes. Wallpaper: Cracks start to show in the fabric of a family during their daughter's piano recital. The Lost Podcast: A father and son, one present, and one absent, share respective realities in a New Yorker Fiction Podcast