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Juegos de pluma. Técnicas literarias llevadas al extremo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,880. Language: Spanish. Published: January 2, 2015 by Universidad de Los Hemisferios (Quito, Ecuador). Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
La presente obra recoge una selección de cuentos muy dispares entre sí, cada uno de muy distinto en tamaño, recursos, estilo literario, temática y vocabulario, pero todos conservan algo en común: lo extremo. En cada escrito se utiliza una técnica literaria distinta y se la intenta llevar hasta sus límites. La obra está dividida en tres partes: microrrelatos, géneros poco explorados y cuento corto.
Huit ans plus tard...
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,050. Language: French. Published: August 26, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Théo est journaliste à la rédaction d'un grand quotidien. Il se noie dans son boulot pour oublier le drame qu'il a vécu huit ans auparavant et dont il n'a jamais parlé à personne. A l'aube de la trentaine, réalisant qu'il ne pourrait vivre éternellement dans l'ignorance, Théo se décide enfin à résoudre le mystère qui le hante et à retrouver celle qui a disparu, il y a huit ans.
Friday Afternoon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,650. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
(5.00 from 1 review)
In a hurry, and stuck behind a dirty pickup truck on a lonely two-lane road in western North Carolina, corporate executive Bryce Stanford attempts a bad pass around the wrong guy. The events which follow will test his courage, his strength...and his soul. In the surreal tradition of The Twilight Zone, "Friday Afternoon" is an unforgettable journey into the inner reality of who a man really is.
Lex
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,480. Language: French. Published: August 27, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Alysson, 20 ans, se lance à la recherche de L.E.X, un célèbre cambrioleur, persuadée qu'il a été témoin du meurtre de son père. Mais ce fameux voleur, considéré comme une légende urbaine, existe-t-il vraiment ? La jeune femme va découvrir qui se cache derrière les lettres L.E.X, et se voir proposer une vengeance à la hauteur de l'homme qu'était son père.
Finding Felicity
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,190. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Genuine happiness… why would you settle for anything less?
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 ?
Fruit of the Spirit
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,110. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
At the heart of Greg Knowles’ debut collection of short stories are the most basic of human characteristics – characteristics fundamental to human existence and yet so difficult to cultivate and sustain within the human spirit. In nine wonderfully crafted stories, Fruit of the Spirit shows even the finest of virtues can have a dark side – but when properly applied, can salve the deepest of wounds
The Murder on Via Belpoggio
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,010. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2011 by Fario. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
"Everyone felt his own beloved person threatened," notes the narrator of Svevo's sarcastic tale of a bungling murderer on the loose in the city of Trieste.
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 » Literature » Literary
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.
De werkster
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,100. Language: Dutch. Published: March 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Een werkster vindt overal briefjes met eigenaardige verzoeken...
Down from the Clouds
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,240. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2013 by Winslet Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Continue the stories of your favorite characters from Where Love Finds You in this sequel written from Gavin's perspective. This can be read as a stand-alone, but is best when followed by Where Love Finds You (the first book in The Unspoken Series)
The Soul as Strange Attractor
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,240. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
“The Soul as Strange Attractor” is literary fiction, but the stories are neither boring, nor bewildering. The characters consider them true. Why quibble just because some of them hear things? If seriousness is sometimes lacking, there is always sincerity. Mudgap, New Mexico is a mountain village: some played out gold mines, a few Milagros, but no bean fields. If you never heard of it, look it up.
Apron Strings
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,100. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » USA
A seven-year old well-to-do white girl and her family’s black maid overcome the deep-seated hatred and the segregation embedded in their 1950’s era southern culture proving that love sees no color. Where you taught to hate people of another color when you were young? We don’t come hating we learn it!
Careful - a novel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,270. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
At the tender age of sixteen, Tyler embarks on a student exchange program. Sent to the Andean city of Ambato, Ecuador, he finds daily adventure as he tries to fit in at school, connect with his host family, and navigate through a world of beaches, volcanoes, and jungles. But tucked deep inside this year are events so profound, so unexpected, they forever shape the man he will become.
Losing Face
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,430. Language: American English. Published: November 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Losing Face 11 short stories for to enjoy with mystery, intrigue, humor, twists, horror, drama, science fiction, fantasy, and murder. The title story will pull you and and make some twists and turns that will surprise you. The other 10 stories will give you more twists as you read and enjoy the book.
Apricots in a Turkish Garden
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,830. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2015 by Second Wind Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This sparkling collection of ten short stories is similar to her other work in its deft narratives, sure characterizations, engaging dialogue and enchanting resolutions. Ironically, Apricots is also like Knowles’ other writing in that it is almost impossible to categorize. These tales draw the reader in through her seductive storytelling and summarily haunt the reader with her profound insights.
Divide by Zero
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,350. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2014 by Second Wind Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
It takes a subdivision to raise a child, and a wealth of threads to weave a tapestry, until one breaks. Troy, the garage mechanic's son, loves Lydia, the rich man's daughter. Amethyst has a remarkable cat and Andrea a curious accent. Old Abigail knows more than anyone else but doesn't speak. And in Paradise Park a middle-aged man keeps watch while autistic Amelia keeps getting lost.
The Rainbow Horizon - a Tale of Goofy Chaos
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 118,080. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
(5.00 from 1 review)
This book concerns the life lessons you learn when they are still people and not machines yet. It's about four young grownups, in their mid-20s, who are barely working for a living - the most important thing God ever gave mankind - three of them brown or black, one white. Men, women, and the book blasts racism while promoting sexism. Not the bad kind; the kind where you get ahead somehow in life.
The Gate - Things my Mother told me.
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 93,130. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2010 by Inhousepress. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 12 reviews)
The Gate draws you in with subtlety, wit, compassion and faith. An intriguing and captivating look at the last sixty years of western culture that holds you even though we all know how her story is going to end. It will be of particular interest to people who experienced Alzheimer's or Dementia in their immediate family. "This is a jewel of a piece of writing…" [Kate Jones, USA]