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A History of the World
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,340. Language: American English. Published: April 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
A History of the World is a haunting exploration of the mystery of human connection. A novella with the fullness of dimension and scope of a much bigger book, the story is set in a fictional rural American town in the early 1980’s and is told by six narrators, including two ghosts. W.A. Smith's language is luminous, provocative and profound, by turns lyrical and magical.
Master of the Law
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 43,570. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Rex is a young lawyer diligently practicing his trade in Houston, Texas. In the forefront of his life is the pursuit of excellence in his chosen career and a sybaritic love affair with Nikki, a sultry blonde. But hidden deep within Rex is an urge to break free of conventional authority while embracing the serenity derived from nature and the outdoors.
Gibbin House
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Price: $7.49 USD. Words: 117,440. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
During World War II this Hampstead villa was a refuge for artists and intellectuals fleeing the continent. But when the former beacon of hope becomes a prison for the four men who remain exiled there, the mysterious arrival of a young mute woman with secrets of her own, tests the men's perception of love and loss, and their ability to forgive the past in order to live again.
Significado cero
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 38,830. Language: Spanish. Published: May 11, 2012 by Literaturas Comunicacion SL. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.00 from 1 review)
“Significado cero” es una excelente crónica de la llegada, siempre súbita, a la edad adulta, narrada se diría que de primera mano por una testigo presencial, con los últimos restos de esa ingenuidad y esa sensibilidad que poco a poco se irá diluyendo. Una novela con la que el lector se sentirá identificado en muchas de sus páginas.
My Indian Queen
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,170. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
One guy. One girl. One magical summer. Both of them on the verge of adulthood, both of them hopelessly lost. He loves her, his fiery Indian queen, but does she feel the same? And what will happen when summer wanes into fall?
The Painting of Porcupine City: A Novel
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 117,080. Language: American English. Published: January 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Sexy and sweet, gritty and gut-wrenching, "The Painting of Porcupine City" takes readers on a graffiti-covered adventure spanning years and hemispheres and miles of painted walls. From the author of "The Cranberry Hush."
PERSPECTIVE
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,180. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Meet our writer/hero Howard Shifts but everybody just calls him Shifts. A terrible tragedy has occurred over the Christmas holiday in Shifts hometown of Aiken SC. A police officer was killed senselessly in the line of duty over the Christmas holiday.Shifts is asked by the aunt of the accused to find the truth and to help keep her nephew off of death row. Does Shifts have what it takes to help?
The Haiduks
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Price: $4.75 USD. Words: 34,190. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2012 by Fario. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
It is Romania in the time of the Ottoman occupation. A band of brigands--the haiduks--has taken up arms against the Turk. Led by the lovely Floarea Codrilor, the haiduks do battle not only with the armies of mercenaries sent by the Sublime Porte, the bashi-bazouks, but also with debased Romanian aristocrats, the boyars and gospodars who would betray their native land to the foreign occupier.
PUNAHOU BLUES, a Hawaiian Novel
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 53,210. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Growing up in Honolulu isn't all it's cracked up to be for Jeffrey Gill. After he gets into prestigious Punahou School, his rite of passage includes losing the babe of his dreams to a creep, surviving Killahaole Day, and getting pushed around by the school bully.
Hackettstown (A Short Story)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,930. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
"I've gone for a roll. I'll be back tomorrow. -- Love, Dave" Early on a summer morning, Dave Riggler hits the road. His mission: To save a friendship. With just his wheelchair and his Walkman, he'll roll miles in search of Lisa, his pen pal. This is a story of loss, angst, letting go.
Paths of Young Men
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 79,480. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2014 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Michael Corbin is awoken by the sound of his own screaming most nights--the thoughts of his past torturing him without relent. Adding to his tensions, his mother has just passed and he cannot remember the last time he communicated with either of his brothers.
Василина
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Price: Free! Words: 3,750. Language: Russian. Published: February 18, 2013 by Andriy Demidov. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Сельский импрессионизм от Людмилы Загоруйко, наверное, так можно охарактеризовать нахлынувший поток впечатлений на писательницу.
Diana's Diary
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 108,750. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
In the steamy jungles of colonial Africa, the search is on for a brother’s grave, a mother’s lost discoveries, a legendary treasure city, and a worthy mate.
Chronology of an Egg
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Price: Free! Words: 5,670. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2013 by Typhoon Media. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » Asian / General
Peter Tieryas Liu’s Chronology of an Egg is a companion to his debut Watering Heaven, published in October 2012 by Signal 8 Press in Hong Kong. Chronology of an Egg is a mini-collection containing five short stories -- two from Watering Heaven (“Gradients” and the title story) and three others.
Waking Up At Rembrandt's
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 50,010. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Maggie is a discouraged lawyer, Dillon, a heart-broken vagabond, and Phillip, a frustrated writer. Their stories are told by the mysterious Jillian, part purveyor of spirits and part spiritual guru. Inside the walls of cafe rembrandt, we fall under Jillian's spell as she artfully trails her Ariadne thread to lead her devotees back into the light.
Suspending Reality
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,600. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Esther, Cheryl and Carla have very little in common - but all three will stop at nothing to escape: Esther from her religious, judgemental family; Cheryl from her obesity and her poverty; and Carla from the ghosts of her past. Suspending Reality is a novel that asks the question - can you ever outrun consequence?
The Joy of Google
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,030. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Internet
Search results as memoir: A year in the life of a compulsive Googler, including THE SECRET OF LIFE IS......WHAT DOES PRICELESS MEAN...SEX FOR ME HAS ALWAYS BEEN...WHY MY DOG ALWAYS...CLICKABLE GOD...AND OPRAH INVITED...I KNEW WAS TROUBLE...THIS GINORMOUS CLOUD...and many, many more. Fascinating, hilarious, moving & compulsive reading from the author of Lemon" and "Horrible Child."
The Interloper
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,710. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The corporate headquarters of Grimley & Dunballer are thrown into turmoil when a homeless man takes up residence outside one of the conference rooms.
The King of Patio World
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,350. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012 by Float Street Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Kermool Berbarrian is the self-appointed king of patio furniture. He brashly converted a gas station into a thriving business and now has everything he needs -- except for Miss Esmeralda Potts. Although he doesn't know it yet, she is about to turn his life upside down. A short story from the collection Unlikely Stories: Fatal Fantasies and Delusions
Punahou BLues: THE LOST CHAPTERS (The Punahou Carnival Haunted House)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,610. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
This chapter was not included in the original PUNAHOU BLUES book because the publisher felt it cut against the loner persona of the main character. We disagree. It helps round out his character by showing him constructing friendships while building and designing the Haunted House for the school carnival.