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Expiration Date & Other Stories
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,730. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Social detachment and intrigue with the absurd are captured in Manipulating Irony, Expiration Date, The Cheesecake, Finding Cat Stevens, Name Games, Mr. Baxter, and Meccaroni. Wdowicki (v’dovitski) conveys her disparate experiences growing up in Wisconsin, and residing in Japan, Indonesia, and Dubai. Influences include Camus, Voltaire, Mishima, and O'Connor. Cover Painting by Beverly Shipko NY
Divide and Take
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 60,920. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Angry protesters, reports of an outbreak of stray dogs, and being forcibly removed from the closet are the issues Sarah Polsky faces in the book Divide and Take. It’s the story of what happens within a small town in Minnesota going through economic hardship. Unfortunately, the choices made by residents may make the town’s water supply permanently disappear.
Wandering the Earth: A Selected Stories Sampler
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Price: Free! Words: 24,490. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A selection of short stories by Michael Bryson, showcasing the author's disparate reach and contemporary voice.
War Medal/Behind the FAT CHANCE - 2Shot#3
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,120. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Two more short stories by Pushcart and Best-of-the-Web nominee Hosho McCreesh.
Judas, the Son
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 65,570. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
What’s in a name? For Judas Thomas, named after the infamous betrayer, a great many things. For centuries, Judas Iscariot has been the most despised figure in Western Civilization. For a boy born in 1970, his greatest obstacle is not his conception by a violent rape or his upbringing in a Catholic orphanage nor his mixed race. His greatest challenge is his name: Judas, after the famed betrayer.
The Great White Kings
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Price: Free! Words: 9,580. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A look at the past. A look at the present. A look at the future. How greed and bigotry lead a nation to ruin.
Losing Face
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,430. Language: American English. Published: November 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Losing Face 11 short stories for to enjoy with mystery, intrigue, humor, twists, horror, drama, science fiction, fantasy, and murder. The title story will pull you and and make some twists and turns that will surprise you. The other 10 stories will give you more twists as you read and enjoy the book.
The Philosopher's Lover
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,630. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2011 by Musa Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When philosophy meets reality. ‘The real is the rational’, or is it?
Kleine Leviathan
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,920. Language: Dutch. Published: November 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Johannes Kamerinks neergang wordt een drama van mythische proporties en alomvattende betekenis. Kleine Leviathan is gebaseerd op de lotgevallen van Abraham Mag(g)aris, een historische figuur.
The Royal Razzaks (Jackson Heights Short Stories)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,860. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Jahangir Razzak (JR) is an icon, a man to be reckoned with, a Sharukh Khan of sorts ... in his own mind, that is. And he has come a long way to prove it: from Noakhali to New York, baby! As he tells his family, he has 'sweated blood' to give them the life they lead, for they are now the 'royal Razzaks'. If only his two daughters would tow the royal line. (Short Story)
Tul Tul's Train (Jackson Heights Short Stories)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,310. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Tu Tul is the heroine for anyone who has a heart. She was literally kicked to the curb after she landed in New York with her new husband, and remarkably found that she was not truly alone in Jackson Heights - Little Bangladesh. With some luck, new found friends, and plenty of pluck, she picks herself up and carves out a life for herself. (short story)
The Third Fairy Tale
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Price: Free! Words: 8,410. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Sixteen-year-old Ned Scoletti is travelling north on a Greyhound bus from Fort Pierce, Florida to Spaulding, Massachusetts, to visit Aunt Josie. Problem is, his mother’s identical twin sister died when Nick was just a toddler. Or maybe not.
Do You Like Oranges?
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Price: $1.75 USD. Words: 13,690. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Three powerful short stories about a bleak period in recent Irish history when ‘heavy’ methods were used by the police to clamp down on dissent.
A String of Momentary Silences
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,780. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Peter Bremmer decides he'd be better off never speaking again. Then Peter meets a man who says more than he ever could without ever saying a word.
La vida de los demás
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 104,070. Language: Spanish. Published: November 16, 2011 by Literaturas Comunicacion SL. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Narrada de un modo ágil y manteniendo una tensión constante, "La vida de los demás", última novela de Joaquín Padeira, nos muestra ese lado bronco de la vida cotidiana que late junto a nosotros sin que nos demos cuenta, o no queramos verlo, pero que cuando casualmente nos toca es capaz de desbaratar en un momento todas nuestras seguridades.
Do Unto Others - A Novelette
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 17,720. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Neither man nor his words survive the wasteland of years and distance intact.
The Second Wedding of Doctor Geneva Song
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Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 47,210. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2011 by Libros Libertad Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Doctor Geneva Song's Chinese wedding ceremony is traditional, but she marries outside of her race and culture. This ancient ritual sets in motion a fateful journey from the light to the dark for Geneva, her Spirit Sister, and the men who love them.
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?