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Time Like Masks
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,420. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » Native American
"Time Like Masks" is a contemporary short story about a boy who confronts his worst fear through the help of a distant relative and a lost Cherokee custom. "Time Like Masks" is the short story that leads Oscar Hokeah's novel-in-collection, Reflections on the Water.
AfterZoe
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Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 99,440. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Zoe’s not completely happy with the way her life has turned out but she’s even less impressed with her death. She finds herself in a place of perpetual contentment and bureaucratic rules administered by the pragmatic Angela. Zoe finds herself wrestling with the nature of relationships, the possibility of identity without memory and what it would take to be happy for eternity.
Yours Affectionately, Jane Austen
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 89,610. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Was Mr. Darcy real? Is time travel really possible? Eliza Knight thinks so. But can Fitz Darcy, The Man Who Loved Jane Austen love ordinary Eliza Knight? Things begin to happen in Chawton, England that could change everything. Will the beloved author be the wedge that divides or the tie that binds Eliza Knight and Fitz Darcy?
Baby Dust: A Novel about Miscarriage
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 75,320. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2012 by Casey Shay Press. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Baby Dust sheds a light on the all-too taboo subject of miscarriage in a raw, compelling, and incredibly realistic way. -- Kristin Cook, Founder of Faces of Loss, Faces of Hope
My Dear Charlotte
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 53,990. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2010 by Coffeetown Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
A British Regency murder mystery/romance set in 1815, written “with the assistance of Jane Austen’s letters.” Balls, visits, courtships, gossip (and murder, of course!). Especially for readers who love Jane Austen, Sharon Lathan, Georgette Heyer and Barbara Pym.
Something Brilliant
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,880. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
James has cerebral palsy, people don't understand what he says and so he's stopped trying. He's eighteen and just been placed in a strange and degrading institution but there he meets Sally who turns everything on its head. Challenging at times but ultimately uplifting and funny along the way, this is the story of how James and Sally fall in love and set their world to rights.
PANGEA: Tower Hearts
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,570. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
They never thought that the symbols of their love could carry so much power. Jesse and Evelyn faithfully nurture their taboo relationship (despite, and with, the 'help' of supernatural forces) while uncovering the dark secrets of their families' pasts. The bond between the two could be the only hope in erasing global segregation and returning the great First Pyramid to its former glory.
Departure
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 111,880. Language: American English. Published: October 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Hannah and Zeke quit their jobs in mid-career and parachute themselves into the bewildering landscape of Greece of the 1980's. It's just a few years after Greece has joined Europe, and decades before finding itself in the economic and political doghouse. This is the story of Hannah's discoveries of Greek culture, ancient and modern, and what she learns about herself and her American past.
La puta que leía a Jack Kerouac
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,090. Language: Spanish. Published: May 5, 2012 by Literaturas Comunicacion SL. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
El encuentro entre una escritora y una joven prostituta va entreabriendo poco a poco la puerta de una turbia historia, en la que todos los personajes tienen algo que reprocharse. Todos ellos, en algún momento, se han dejado llevar por sus instintos, por sus pasiones, por sus rencores, también, y por sus odios.
Where the HeArt is
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 54,070. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
(4.00 from 1 review)
Will travel fix Ann's broken life? Suddenly bereft of both partner and job, Ann needs to find a new direction. Connecting frayed threads of family and finding herself in what she calls "art events" in America is rewarding, but no preparation for the totally unexpected—in more ways than one—things that happen in London. Ann returns home to New Zealand both shaken and stirred.
Relationship
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 5,650. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011 by patternGraphic DigiBooks. Category: Fiction » Poetry » South Asian and Indian poetry
Jayanta Mahapatra needs no introduction. Any discussion on Indian English Poetry is incomplete without reference to his poetical works. Mahapatra holds the distinction of being the first Indian English poet to have received the Sahitya Akademi Award for the current book "Relationship". "his international reputation has been compared to that of Wordsworth..." The Hindu, Sunday, Jan 29, 2006
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.
Our Dance
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
"Our Dance" follows the triumphs and failures of two cousins as they turn eighteen-years-old and receive a "per cap" from the Kiowa Tribe. Deep tribal kinships center these young men as they take their first steps into adulthood.
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)