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Ancestor Grove: Theirs is the Vision by Peg Elliott Mayo
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,890. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The book challenges its readers to participate in an unfolding archetypal story of the fate of an ancient forest and the complex personalities engaged in the decisions that determine its future. Ancestor Grove is not only an educational read whose instruction ranges from the genius of nature to the intricacies of politics. It is a parable for a world whose survival is in humanity's unsure hands.
Letting Go by Norma Harrs
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,940. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 5 reviews)
a collection of short stories exploring the foibles and weaknesses of the central characters: a woman looking for uncomplicated sex; an ageing Irish spinster has her dreams coming true in unexpected ways. a middle-aged man who finds out more than he ever wanted to know about his mother's secret life. a young abused girl who deals out her own kind of justice. nothing is as it seems on the surface.
Leaving Gilead by Robert Crompton
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 66,680. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 1 review)
When Melanie rebels against the authoritarian religion of her family, she is cut off and has to make her way in life alone. Only then does she learn about Susan who had broken free a generation earlier.
Poetry Guide: P. B. Shelley by Raja Sharma
Series: Poetry Guides, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,600. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » College Guides
This guide presents a valuable help to the students of English Literature. The summary of each of the poems in this guide is followed by the form of the poem, critical analysis, and the text of the poem.
Freedom Incorporated by Cosmo Starlight
Series: Freedom, I. Price: $9.89 USD. Words: 52,690. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2012 by Church Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Freedom Incorporated, the world's first low-security work camp, doesn't exist. You can't see it and you can't touch it. But the military, the mafia, and the shadow government all lead to a truth where nobody's been. Here, the truth will not exactly set you free. It landed Noodle in solitary confinement where he's been living for thirty years. Read his story. Share it. Help set Noodle free.
Liqueur de la Succession by Jim Schumacher
Price: Free! Words: 85,900. Language: French. Published: October 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Que feriez-vous si on vous retirait de votre famille, si on détruisait vos rêves et vous ôtait votre paix? L'accepteriez-vous, ou voudriez-vous vous venger? Pour Fioréat, la réponse est facile: il ne s'arrêtera pas avant que celle qui est responsable de son malheur n'ait payé.
Adopting Jenny by Liz Botts
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,810. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2012 by Astraea Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Twelve year old Joanie loves animals. Her family fosters animals for a local rescue operation. Joanie desperately wants more pets, but her father refuses. But when a mother dog who has lost her puppies needs to be fostered, along with a litter of puppies that have lost their mother, Joanie and her father find themselves working together adopting Jenny.
Mister Danger is my Name by Jose R. Rodriguez
Series: Short stories, Book 18. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,370. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
An American expatriate living in a small town along the Caribbean, an escapee from alimony payments and pesky IRS tax men, becomes the unexpected driver of an ambulance carrying a dying kid through the dark jungle night. Besides a rough dirt road full of pot holes, river crossings, and no headlights, he has to deal with a spooky companion riding shotgun.
The Driller's Wife and Other Kalgoorlie Crime Stories by CE Rocchi
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 28,770. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Gary is a hardworking surface driller, in Kalgoorlie, packing up his rig for a bush stint. He fights with his wife, Sarah, and leaves with tension in the air. On a rare night out, she meets a man and, within a week, her marriage is turned upside down. It is a poignant tale of the emotional cost of endless contract work away from the home, just like in Henry Lawson's The Drover's Wife.
Back from Vermont and other stories by Sean Monaghan
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 15,190. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012 by Triple V Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Larry's building a grand scale railway on the sidewalk right out in front of the house. And all along the street. Lisa's furious, but the neighbors all want to ride. A short story by Sean Monaghan, author of "Sarah's Ghost". Includes bonus stories "Norwegians" and "Steam Furnace".
Departure by Janet McMahon
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 111,880. Language: American English. Published: October 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Hannah and Zeke quit their jobs in mid-career and parachute themselves into the bewildering landscape of Greece of the 1980's. It's just a few years after Greece has joined Europe, and decades before finding itself in the economic and political doghouse. This is the story of Hannah's discoveries of Greek culture, ancient and modern, and what she learns about herself and her American past.
De Dwaling by Aglaia Bouma
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,820. Language: Dutch. Published: October 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Een ongewone verteller verhaalt over een vrouw die, zonder dat ze het zelf doorheeft, een psychose doormaakt. Vreemde dingen die ze hoort en ziet schrijft ze toe aan het bovennatuurlijke.
Super Successful Dieting, A Story by Earnest Long
Series: All Earnest Long's Fiction, Book 17 · Are You a Mouse or a Man? People with Problems., Book 20. Price: Free! Words: 3,800. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
A man in his twenties reads a self-help book for amusement. Later in his thirties he feels a compunction to read it again. And he goes on the journey of his life to learn its lessons. He would like to lose weight, to manage his computer better, and have friends and a girlfriend. If only he could succeed now before his life passes him by and he has nothing to show for it despite his big hopes.
Poetry Guide: Robert Frost by Raja Sharma
Series: Poetry Guides, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,600. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
Students often find understanding and interpreting poetry an uphill task, for the allusions and references almost baffle them, however, with repeated and careful reading of the same poem, taking the help of the reference books and guides; they often come close to the interpretation desired by the poet.
Face-Time by Erik Tarloff
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,410. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2012 and represented by Andy Ross Agency. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Face-Time is a political novel about a Washington speechwriter whose girlfriend just happens to be sleeping with the president.
Last Call: A Musician's Life by Leni Matlin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 136,460. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Urban
Last Call tells the tale of Chance Collins, a gifted musician born to a musical family. With the talent and charisma to shine in the music world, Chance recorded and toured for 20 years only to wind up broke and strung out. Now, at 42, he must come to terms with life as it is as opposed to how he thought it would be. Last Call paints a realistic portrayal of the music life. It's also very funny.
The Painter, She Smiles Like Sunbeams by Rachelle Taylor
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,580. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A stuttering, socially inept college student meets his idol, a cynical, middle-aged artist who might or might not bear a resemblance to Vivien Leigh. They begin an affair that is mutually destructive...but not necessarily dysfunctional. Contains brief scenes of sexuality. This story originally appeared, with some alterations, in Conte.
The Automat by Cristina Martin
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 69,580. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Literature » Literary(3.00 from 2 reviews)
The Automat is a story of a mild-mannered introvert named Horace Gray, who slowly descends into madness after he becomes obsessively enamored with a woman who stares at him from behind an automat wall.
Shine Like The Sun by A.L. Means
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,080. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Can rock stars find solace in retirement? Roy Huntley thought so, but it’s hard to shed the role that dominated his life. He’d come of age believing music could change the world, and that he could play a part. As with each generation, he struggles to reconcile advancing years with the aspirations of youth. His identity is defined by the spotlight. Can he give it up? Will fans and family let him?