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Summer Symphony
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,450. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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.
The Teacher and the Tree Man
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 228,500. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is a modern American epic fable about a Teacher in love with Nature who discovers a human head, a Tree Man, living in a tree in a forest near his house. The novel is about our need to unplug from our culture and re-discover ourselves in Nature. It is a fun-yet-deep look at: the media, our education system, drugs in our culture and our inability to listen to each other in the political arena.
All of Me (The Bridesmaids Club, Book 1)
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Series: The Bridesmaids' Club. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,880. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2015. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Four friends. Twenty-two bridesmaids' dresses. One random act of kindness that will change their lives forever.
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
Thrust From the Hand of God
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 207,920. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
One selfless act, one naïve decision, so innocent in the making, so condemning in effect, how foolish John had been not to expect trouble to follow. Murder or self-defense, what did it matter? One man was dead and another wanted revenge.
Famous Potatoes
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,300. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A classic road novel from the 1970s, now an ebook. Willy, a nice boy from the suburbs, is framed for murder and goes on the lam. With hopeful heart and broken balls he joins the people of humble cafes and dusty bars, underground, where life is basic. “An engaging, warm, well-told story of a likable character with a knack for being in the wrong place at the wrong time.”—Publisher’s Weekly
Winter in Tirane: The Stories of Jiri Kajane
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,920. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2010 by Fiction Attic. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Winter in Tirane: The Stories of Jiri Kajane, brings together for the first time twelve intertwined tales of bittersweet love, absurd politics, and comic hijinks by the enigmatic Jiri Kajane...an exploration of the meaning of identity, the power of suggestion, and the complex relationship between a story and its creator.
Build a Blue Fire
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Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 78,530. 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.
Nobel Peace Prize
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Price: $3.33 USD. Words: 99,070. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2014 by SycoraxBooks. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
William Wright, undistinguished employee at a startup in Cambridge, is awakened by a call from Norway informing him that he won the Nobel Peace Prize. The call sounds like a hoax and it is unlikely to reshape Will’s future. But it immediately changes his past. In the 24 hours before the Nobel Committee makes its official announcement, what started out as incredible gradually becomes inexplicable.
Un tabou vieux comme le monde
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,710. Language: French. Published: January 25, 2011. Category: 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
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,110. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014. Category: 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
Apart From Love
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,750. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
Finding Felicity
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,190. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Genuine happiness… why would you settle for anything less?
Sebastian
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 129,910. Language: British English. Published: March 17, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Sebastian is the story of a young man who, due to an unfortunate accident, has his leg amputated shortly before World War I. When his father is drafted to the war it falls to him to run the family grocery store in Vienna, to grow into his responsibilities, bear loss and uncertainty, and hopefully find love.
La dernière phrase
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,680. Language: French. Published: January 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Quelques mois après le décès de son conjoint, une libraire s'habitue doucement à sa nouvelle vie en compagnie de sa fille et de son chat. Quand le quotidien gagne enfin en sérénité, la jeune femme se retrouve confrontée à une situation inattendue et pourtant inévitable : un homme lui tourne autour. Se pose alors une question sans réponse : quand est-on prêt à refaire sa vie ?
Wind Water Waves
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,820. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A collection of nine short stories reflecting on various characters' relationships with "The River."
Huit ans plus tard...
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,050. Language: French. Published: August 26, 2010. Category: 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.
The Luck of the Weissensteiners
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 153,000. Language: British English. Published: March 15, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In the sleepy town of Bratislava in 1933 a romantic girl falls for a bookseller from Berlin. Greta Weissensteiner, daughter of a Jewish weaver, slowly settles in with the Winkelmeier clan just as the developments in Germany start to make waves in Europe. The political climate in the disintegrating Czechoslovakia becomes more complex and affects relations between the couple and the families.
Lex
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,480. Language: French. Published: August 27, 2010. Category: 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.
Juegos de pluma. Técnicas literarias llevadas al extremo
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,880. Language: Spanish. Published: January 2, 2015 by Universidad de Los Hemisferios (Quito, Ecuador). Category: 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.