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How to Become a Bodyguard for Celine Dion's Larynx by Kathleen Gerard
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,330. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Ever wonder how contemporary singing divas protect their voice boxes? Well, wonder no more! In the satirical short story, an over-achieving nine-year-old unknowingly embarks on an unlikely career path en route to working for Celine Dion, the popular singing sensation. You'll laugh and you'll cry as the narrator of the story, a gifted child with a MENSA I.Q., navigates through her journey .
Warehouse by Michał Warchoł
Price: $2.90 USD. Words: 15,840. Language: Polish. Published: May 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Nonfiction » Psychology » Emotions
Warehouse przenika mnie, istnieje we mnie, istnieje poza mną, nawołuje i krzyczy, wrzeszczy w mojej głowie!!! Muszę iść w jego stronę... powinienem iść w jego stronę... tylko on może mi pomóc, jedynie on... nikt inny nie posiada mocy mogącej wyciągnąć mnie w stronę światła. On jest tym, czego potrzebuję... CHODŹ... muszę do niego wejść... CHODŹ, DRZWI JUŻ SĄ OTWARTE...
Hollow Cities of Hollow Homes by Hidden Clearing Books, LLC
Price: Free! Words: 1,670. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
By Michael Haynes. Everyone is gone. Vanished, inexplicably. That’s the world Elena confronts. Elena navigates the empty roads and neighborhoods searching for her only child–hoping beyond hope he has survived–while battling her inner demons. What will she find remaining within hollow cities of hollow homes?
Qxixt, Workers of Wonders by Richards Hall
Price: Free! Words: 2,190. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 1 review)
In a darkening that wasn't a future, came a demonstration that wasn't sport, of a morphing that wasn't natural evolution, and only just the start. Not natural, but necessary? That was the question of angst for the Qxixt Corporation. Necessary and needed? Pick up a quantum toolbox at the concession stand on your way out if you agree.
Humanos, una experiencia by Iván Ramírez
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,590. Language: Spanish. Published: May 18, 2015 by Adoro Leer. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Inspirational
¿Qué puede concluirse de este experimento llamado vida humana? ¿Será que un ser superior está experimentando con todos nosotros? ¿Qué más me queda? Solo registrar todo en algunos escritos que aquí se presentan.
Saturday Date (A Short Story) by Ken Doyle
You set the price! Words: 5,890. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literary collections » Asian / Indic
Mary roams the Goan and Anglo-Indian neighborhoods of Bombay, singing for money so she can feed herself and the child who accompanies her. A night watchman befriends her and offers a chance to get off the streets. Mary seeks guidance from the mysterious visions that haunt her, but she alone must decide her fate.
Gateway of India (Book One) by Ken Doyle
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,070. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literary collections » Asian / Indic
The Gateway of India, built in the early twentieth century, served as a ceremonial entrance to the city of Bombay. Today, it remains the city’s most famous landmark. This collection of three linked short stories provides a gateway into the lives of ordinary Bombay citizens. Each story in this collection is a vignette that illuminates the challenges and triumphs of life.
The Most Mauve There Is by Nancy Springer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,470. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Middle-schooler Avery Holsopple is already struggling with the fact that he's the shortest guy in school. To make matters worse, his older sister Valerie has insisted on having a Victorian-style wedding, which means Avery is about to find himself dressed up in the worst color he can imagine for a boy: pink. Of course, Mom insists the color is "mauve" but Avery's eyes know the truth.
A Midlife Night's Dream by Thomas Biehl
Price: Free! Words: 5,860. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
LIke most people, Thomas Biehl wondered from time to time how his life could have turned out differently, so he decided to write a short story about himself in the third person to explore the idea.
Sleep When You're Dead by Gagatha Christie
Price: Free! Words: 1,640. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
It's Taco Tuesday again. Your Uggs are dirty, the barista spelled your name wrong, and your sorority sister just won't leave you alone. She's pushing you to the edge of madness. You literally can't even. Sleep When You're Dead is the troubling story of one college girl's fall from grace. -- BASED ON A TRUE STORY --
Another Girl by J. S. McInroy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,290. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2015 by SlateRunPublishingLLC. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Mr. McInroy claims to be familiar with various addictions, Norse goddesses on motorcycles, and the allure of each. He adamantly asserts that the divine is always with us, whether riding a chariot across the sky, hanging from a cross, or driving the back roads of America in a Dodge Charger Hellcat. His title is stolen from a Stones lyric and his desert land from his novel Army Girl.
The Slave Factory by Julian Darius
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,380. Language: American English. Published: May 12, 2015 by Sequart Organization. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » General
This historical short story focuses on the intersecting lives at a slave factory, Porto de Maria. By Julian Darius. From Martian Lit.
Perky Erect Nipples by Theric Jepson
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 10,650. Language: American English. Published: May 11, 2015 by Antemoff Ebookery. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A story of lost love and young cats and high school and regret and rental cars and, um.... "I should clear up right now that Perky Erect Nipples is the name of my cat." Or so claims Isaac in the first sentence of this droll novella from Theric Jepson. But regardless of his cat's name, Isaac has other things on his mind. Including the girl who got away but still haunts his memory, and her, um....
Collisions and Other Stories by Jesse Greever
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,010. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Jesse S. Greever's short stories have been worldwide bestsellers, and now they're collected in one volume for the first time! From romance to humor to mother/daughter relationships, Greever's short stories capture a wide variety of emotions and experiences.
Il ventre della Terra by Valentina Francolino
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,690. Language: Italian. Published: May 7, 2015 by Gingko edizioni. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
La società in cui mezzo mondo si abbuffava di carne due volte al giorno e l’altra metà campava a stento con una manciata di riso, se andava bene.
It Goes Without Saying . . . by Richards Hall
Price: Free! Words: 1,850. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(4.00 from 1 review)
For those in the know, future time travel will be all about cost, with energy purchased by the key. A key is more than a speck, less than a second, and absolutely precise. For safety and sanity's sake maybe it was good the first trips could only afford to last a few seconds.
Human Needs and Other Stories by G.P. Huffman
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,890. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
The four stories in this collection explore the vagaries of intimate human relationships.
Alexandria and Lance by Ayoola Olafenwa
Price: Free! Words: 10,630. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
An epic story of a brother and sister who by fate became slaves in a strange land and from slaves became heroes, liberating the kingdom from the rule of their oppressive king. Alexandria and Lance is amusing, captivating and exciting.