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Books. La decimotercera revolución cultural
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,530. Language: Spanish. Published: January 31, 2015 by Universidad de Los Hemisferios (Quito, Ecuador). Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
El mundo ha cambiado mucho desde que apareció una prodigiosa máquina que permite a la mente humana adquirir conocimientos a velocidades insospechadas. Pero tanta información no llenó de paz la Tierra, sino de resentimientos, odios y revoluciones. Varias guerras mundiales han pasado y reina ahora esa tenue calma de postguerra. La batalla, sin embargo, se enciende nuevamente en la universidad...
Restitution
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,770. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Jake Cooper just wants to go home. It’s been six long years since he lived the peaceful life he loved, the life of a rancher in the young and untamed Texas. Turns out, going home is not that easy. Jake learns, before he can truly come home, he must face his demons from the past, the town’s self-indulgent banker swindled Jake out of the family ranch, and the difficult widow who now owns his ranch.
Christmas for Joshua - A Novel
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,990. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Life couldn't be better for Rusty Dinwall--a heart surgeon, amateur pianist, and volunteer synagogue president. But when his daughter's wedding takes an unexpected turn, life spins out of control, shattering everything he believes in. A dramatic story with memorable characters, Christmas for Joshua tackles the conflicts inherent to interfaith marriage, modern parenting, and religious conflicts.
Artless
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Price: Free! Words: 83,900. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A ragtag group of young artists, painters, photographers, musicians and writers all collide in an abandoned building downtown with the idea to cobble together their own art gallery out of what little they have available. This book tells the beautiful failures of that idea.
Above the Universe Below
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 107,550. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Artist Carder Quevedo walks a tightrope between worlds in this character-driven festival of strange. Traversing the landmines of everyday life, he finds solace in his art: commemorates bizarre deaths in an alternate universe. When he meets Haika, a beautiful purveyor of art, he's pulled into the limelight.This twisted story asks: what is real, what is family, and just how does art enter our world?
Of Wars & Weddings
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Price: Free! Words: 20,820. Language: American English. Published: January 20, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The United States is gone. Society has collapsed. But family still remains. Four siblings come together to celebrate a wedding. But it's not that simple; with family it never really is. There's hate. There's revenge. There's ambition. There's a thirst for conquest. Separated by distance and their ideals what will happen when they reunite?
Figures on a Beach
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 69,520. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015 by Elm Books Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Kirk VanDyke's semi-autobiographical novel of the life of John Jones: a novel of schizophrenia, discovery, and making do on a Texas beach.
Traveling Light
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,530. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
"Traveling Light" tells the dramatic story of a young woman whose carefully planned future is up-ended by her impulse-buy of a used car. Literary fiction with the pacing and suspense of a thriller, "Traveling Light" features two highly original women protagonists and a setting that readers don’t often encounter in contemporary fiction — the unique American subculture that is I-95.
Comeuppance: Stories from the 1960s
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 47,230. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In this collection of eleven diverse stories from the Sixties, Michael C. Ahn presents vignettes of a period when bow ties gave way to long hair. Some stories are poignant, others haunting or riveting, but all evoke a decade of shifting mood in the country. A handful of these stories have previously appeared in literary reviews.
Wild Horses Don't Stop at Whoa: Poems and Stories
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 51,210. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This startling collection of poetry and stories delves into that longing we all have for wildness, passion, adventure, and the strength to let the past go.
Fragments from the Silent Generation
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,770. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2015 by Western Grebe Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Two Korean War vets, striving to pick up their lives where they left off, find the future has gone on without them; while remembering “The Forgotten War”, they have to create their own future. The time: 1959-1960, the place: Berkeley and Oakland, California. The characters: A beatnik artist and a cab driver poet learn about life and love in a changing world. Who could want for anything more?
La soledad de los cisnes
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,440. Language: Spanish. Published: January 11, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
La infancia es, para Marcos, un paraíso inhóspito: recluido en sus ensoñaciones, se resiste, día tras día, a despegarse de las sábanas, a abandonar la protección del hogar familiar, en el que late la ausencia del padre, para acudir al colegio. Allí, en el lóbrego edificio que monopoliza todas sus pesadillas, le espera un infierno en que la naturaleza humana se expresa de forma cruda y feroz.
Il sogno nel cielo - Storia sulla Terra, sul mare e su Marte
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Price: Free! Words: 140,640. Language: Italian. Published: January 6, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
L’antica storia prese piede dall’astruso piano di voler redigere un libro a mano, dal temperamento insensato e dal senso stemperato. Sotterrato una mattina, il manoscritto fu sottratto e viaggiò per terra, per mare e su Marte...
Ruminations on the Ontology of Morslity
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Price: Free! Words: 44,780. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The following novel is my graduate thesis. A philosophy teacher in Bangkok Thailand grieving the death of his wife during the uncertain times of political upheaval begins to write a philosophic treatise but dependent on drugs, alcohol, and hallucinations of his wife in the form of a gecko
Life on the Dingleball Fringe
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,480. Language: American English. Published: January 2, 2015 by StrawberryBooks. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Jon Herbert’s first collection of short stories is by turns an intense account of those on the fringe of society and a gently funny read. Set mostly in bars and taverns in Salt Lake City, this linked connection of short fiction tells the story of numerous down and outers, but does so with affection and humor. Herbert lays bare minor disasters and revelations like a good-natured Charles Bukowski.
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.
Sister Christian-Genesis
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Series: Sister Christian. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 85,980. Language: American English. Published: January 1, 2015 by Moon Mistress Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Doctor Richard Mason, borderline alcoholic, drug addict and jaded loner,has just discovered he’s adopted. If that wasn’t enough to shatter his personal reality he’s also ‘inherited’ his physically & mentally challenged sister, Hannah Rice, a girl he hasn’t seen since he was in high school. This is not a "Christian" or "Religious" novel.
Stories From a Lifetime
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 75,230. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
"Stories from a Lifetime" is a collection of short stories from World War II veteran Hugh Aaron, who has collected the stories he has written throughout his life, even as he was at war. His stories draw on what surrounded him in his life, and provide an intriguing bit of insight on the changing pace of life.
Blue Hydrangeas, an Alzheimer's love story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 49,550. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
What if the person who knew you best and loved you most forgot your face, and couldn't remember your name?
Caterpillars
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,820. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2014 by Big Buddy Publishing, LLC bigbuddypublishing@gmail.com. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In a journey of identity, empathy and self-discovery over the course of one eventful week, therapist Laura Boll is about to find out if you walk too far in someone else’s shoes, they just might become yours.