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Wallet Photos
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Price: $2.10 USD. Words: 21,890. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2011 by Style Writes Now. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
These are photos, pictures, that stay with us wherever we go. There are twelve 'wallet photos' in this collection mainly set in Sarajevo. Genre: short stories
Concerto para Quatro Mãos
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Price: Free! Words: 19,810. Language: Portuguese. Published: November 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
CONCERTO PARA QUATRO MÃOS é um romance sobre a experiência de se ter um irmão. O personagem, ao perceber-se numa situação muito desesperadora, repassa mentalmente toda a sua vida e nota que, em todos os momentos, sempre esteve acompanhado de alguém que testemunhava sua existência. Não se trata de um conselheiro, de um grande amigo , mas de uma presença constante. A prova de que existiu.
Ella - A Novelette
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 15,950. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
As children, our imaginary friends are there when we need them. But what happens to them when we don't?
The Dictionary Writer
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,350. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In this story of literary suspense, all the English dictionaries in the world disappear, and the chief burden to write a new dictionary in a hurry falls on a quiet word-loving professor named Benbrook. He's never faced such a challenge, but after a rough start he answers the call with startling dexterity.
The Kissproof World
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,120. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Kissproof World explores how the lives of six troubled teens and their two counselors become connected as they each face their secret dreams and fears. When Neva Bell, the young therapist in charge, begins to uncover the secrets behind the youths' troubling behavior, she finds herself facing her own troubled past and soon she is drawn into events that lead to revenge and murder.
The King's Tale
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,540. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011 by Green Snake Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
As the sea level rises, the king’s land disappears and his subjects flee. His last friend leaves his island empire and the king, with one last heroic effort, grasps for a chance to help his land survive.
A Really Good Day
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 135,110. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A Really Good Day follows amateur golfer Scott Hanover as he has the most amazing day of his life. Along the way he converts a golf-hating sportscaster, saves a washed-up sports agent, and teaches a pretentious golfer the true meaning of sportsmanship. The whole journey almost comes to an end on the 17th hole but Scott makes the ultimate decision to put it all on the line with one miraculous shot.
Magnum
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Price: Free! Words: 2,150. Language: Dutch. Published: November 13, 2011 by e-Publikant. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Magnum is de verbindende factor in een groepje oudstudenten. Met Thomas als middelpunt.
The Clouds Which Obscured the Sun
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,640. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This novelette is the story of a storm and how it affects a man in a tree with balloons, a little boy watching him, a cougar and the mountain deer he devours, a crow, a mosquito, a man who works in a aluminum siding factory, a fisherman and his cat, a photographer, a man who works at a hardware store, and a man driving a truck who drinks a beer in a bar. Written in a uniquely surreal manner.
José Matias
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 8,710. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011 by Fario. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
"José Matias," the tale of a man of leisure who is going to his grave accompanied by a very brief procession of carriages, highlights, perhaps more than any other tale of his, the gentle irony—equal parts affection and sarcasm—that makes the work of the great nineteenth-century Portuguese writer José Maria de Eça de Queirós so delightful to the contemporary reader. Words: 8,600
Picking Blueberries
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,430. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011 by infinity plus. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A powerfully evocative portrait of an alternative community in the early 1970s, told with a child's-eye simplicity by a young resident. Short fiction from an author whose work has been described by World Fantasy Award-winner Jeff VanderMeer as "Rapacious, intelligent and witty".
Of Rats and Men
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,170. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A dramatic "down the rabbit hole" excursion involving a jeweler, a thief and a rat. This novelette by Frank Severino runs the gambit of existential queries and twists of fate. It plunges the reader down a dark flume and delivers bright resolution from unlikely sources.
Last Stroke of the Brush
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Price: Free! Words: 9,750. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When Roxana, a celebrity talk show host, meets Jam and his gang of street urchins, little does she realize that her intention to bring change to their lives will set her on a treacherous path of self discovery she has no stomach for.
Damascus Proper
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 384,840. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Damascus Proper is a tale of punk rock, murder, the quest for the divine, and love gone wrong – spiritual love, romantic love, love between family and friends. Structured similarly to the Bible, it chronicles a cult known as the Children of Bert and how their history is intertwined with that of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Earth Doctor
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,140. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
A lifetime of preparation goes into Kenyon Hart's field test. When he collects samples, the results will either make or break his reputation as an environmental scientist. He is confident they have managed to undo years of pollution. Yet he wishes he could go back and do this project over. In the process of helping a dying lake, the Earth doctor discovers a way to reclaim his own life.
Music Made By Bears
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,040. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2011 by H.H.B. Publishing, LLC. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Music Made By Bears takes place in an isolated religious community whose long-sought seclusion and harmony are disrupted by the arrival of two mirrored opposites—one invited, and one not. It combines beautifully written prose with a multilayered, thematic story that challenges readers to reflect on the meaning, purpose, and depth of life.
The Dolphin and other stories
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You set the price! Words: 51,210. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: November 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Dolphin is a collection of seventeen short stories of New Zealanders placed, for one reason or another, in countries as diverse as France, Italy, Germany and the United States as well as at home in New Zealand.
Nana's Special Day and other stories
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You set the price! Words: 41,610. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: November 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Nana’s Special Day is a collection of fifteen short stories set in Auckland, New Zealand, at various times and places, and written from a uniquely New Zealand point of view.
I'll Give You Something to Cry About: A Gathering of Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,380. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2011 by Queen's Ferry Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
TO BE held in cupped hands and passed around with wonder, the storied worlds of I’ll Give You Something to Cry About constitute a grouping born of spellbinding cosmic dust. Once more assuming the mantle of Story’s guardian, Corey Mesler sets to work at not only protecting and preserving, but pondering, playing, prodding, and perambulating within the bounds of narrative creation and exhaustion.
The Tranquillity Project
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 126,970. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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The price of peace is high in the post-war British zone of 2042. The female government, led by Verity Wood, blames male aggression for the devastating Final War, which has resulted in a shrunken world divided between secular West and clerical East. In the British Zone, women are in control and men are marginalized. Tyranny is difficult to maintain, even if it is clothed in a velvet glove.