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Coarse Grounds: A Coffee Anthology
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,600. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Coffee. We brew it. We pour it. We drink it. Some view it as art, some view it as necessity, some view it as an addiction. But even as we lament the 5-dollar cost of a Frappuccino or the cultural cost of processed coffee beans, we still keep filling our mugs. We long to drown ourselves in the perfect cup of bit¬tersweet perfection. It brings us together.
The Wild Horses of Hiroshima
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,280. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
“Think of a city whose inhabitants respect more than each other and their own interests. Its destruction would not be a crime against humanity but a crime against life. They might not bomb such a city. There is no moral reason for humanity to continue, if its ends are limited to itself. And this is how we must stop seeing ourselves. This is why we destroy each other."
Crunchy Croissants
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Price: Free! Words: 6,650. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
There is trouble in Paris. The Strands have moved there so their gifted daughter, Kara, can attend cooking school, but their eight year old, Kiki, is not particularly content. The language is no issue, she's a language savant, but she's worried about career choices, retirement, fixing number names and running corporate club. Uh oh.
Durgadas (Hindi)
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,320. Language: Hindi. Published: October 23, 2014 by Sai ePublications. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
जोधपुर के महाराज जसवन्तसिंह की सेना में आशकरण नाम के एक राजपूत सेनापति थे, बड़े सच्चे, वीर, शीलवान् और परमार्थी। उनकी बहादुरी की इतनी धाक थी, कि दुश्मन उनके नाम से कांपते थे। दोनों दयावान् ऐसे थे कि मारवाड़ में कोई अनाथ न था।, जो उनके दरबार से निराश लौटे। जसवन्तसिंह भी उनका :बड़ा आदर-सत्कार करते थे। वीर दुर्गादास उन्हीं के लड़के थे। छोटे का नाम जसकरण था।
Vardan
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,840. Language: Hindi. Published: October 23, 2014 by Sai ePublications. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism
विन्घ्याचल पर्वत मध्यरात्रि के निविड़ अन्धकार में काल देव की भांति खड़ा था। उस पर उगे हुए छोटे-छोटे वृक्ष इस प्रकार दष्टिगोचर होते थे, मानो ये उसकी जटाएं है और अष्टभुजा देवी का मन्दिर जिसके कलश पर श्वेत पताकाएं वायु की मन्द-मन्द तरंगों में लहरा रही थीं, उस देव का मस्तक है मंदिर में एक झिलमिलाता हुआ दीपक था, जिसे देखकर किसी धुंधले तारे का मान हो जाता था।
A Fine Poet
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Price: Free! Words: 1,070. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
With the shirt dirty and torn from the sleeve, shoes unpolished, and without a pencil, what chance does the boy have in a class of poetry? A short story.
Don’t Tell Me I’m Not Okay
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,860. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Tara lives for maths. And she loathes human contact. But on one chilly afternoon in a lecture hall, she finds herself the centre of attention. For better or worse. An odd-ball story of the socially awkward. Don’t Tell Me I’m Not Okay: A Short Story.
Sunrises And Other Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 118,890. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A collection of stories linked by characters and events, exploring love, grief, hope, sorrow and joy - the consequences of living that help us to learn and confront truths. At their core is ‘Sunrises’ (novel length), in which Anthony grieves following the death of his daughter and struggles to know where to turn for his own peace and truth.
Awakening
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 130,660. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
AWAKENING is a story of eleven rising-star managers who gather together in a secluded luxury lodge for a mysterious five-day leadership training course. Asked to pick a leader from amongst themselves, they soon realize that nothing is what it seems at this place, where managers are compared to ancient conquerors and one corporate taboo after another gets broken.
Metaporeidi
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,460. Language: Italian. Published: October 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Il tuo ultimo libro di racconti che sono… com’è che si dice? Ah, sì: uno più bello e straordinario dell’altro!
Tropical Madness
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,220. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2014 by Buku Fixi. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Eighteen stories set in contemporary Malaysia, by Irish writer Marc de Faoite.
Theotokion
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You set the price! Words: 5,050. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Beware the man you pull from the river; he may have thrown himself there for a purpose.
Weeping For Ashes
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 22,880. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Miles wants to break up with Lo, his girlfriend of one year. But before he can end the relationship, Lo's father suddenly passes away. Miles and Lo go to her family's home in England for the memorial. There, Miles tries to find a place in Lo's dysfunctional family.
Establishing Witness
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,170. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
the halfwit is dead, the church folk are assembled and the pump organ is wheezing out hymns. In short, the stage is set for vernie lee hurlow, grandmother of the “poor little fellow” laid out in her living room, to declare her revelation, one she has been carrying for fifteen years. but in this story the suspense of her wait leads to an entirely different revelation than the one she anticipated.
Adrift
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,640. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2014 by TSAR Publications. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
John arrives in a Montreal airport with a suitcase in hand. We do not know where he is from, or who he is. The novel sets out to explore his identity by following his daily movements and intimate thoughts, as well as his connections to those coming into contact with him. He writes his own reflections and impressions in a notebook which he carries with him at all times.
Three Pagodas Pass
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,040. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2014 by HeavenLakePress. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Most western critics of the junta that has ruled Burma since 1962—violently suppressing the democracy movement and crushing human rights while dominating the international opium trade—have hesitated to visit the country lest the cost of their trip help to prop up the regime. George Fetherling shared these concerns. But motivated by a desire to see the situation first hand, he resolved to go...
Plenilune
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 242,000. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
The fate of Plenilune hangs on the election of the Overlord, for which Rupert de la Mare and his brother are the only contenders, but when Rupert’s unwilling bride-to-be uncovers his plot to murder his brother, the conflict explodes into civil war.
A Few Strange Matters: Short Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,120. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2014 by Ryer Publishing. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
8 off-beat short stories from award-winning author Robin Brande. A mash-up of contemporary, science fiction, fantasy, and fable. Includes the stories: Brindle; Flasher; Nude, Smiling; A Skip of the Mind; The Girl Who Can Program High School; A Kindness, Really; Two-Eyes; and Thanks to the Perv in the Hardware Store.
Schizo
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,990. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
As a mother slowly dies from rat poison, she trains her child to stab his teddy bear with a fork filed into a shank, so that he can protect himself from the woman who will become his step mother. The boy's dog finally kills his step mother and his father buries her in a cave. But when stray cats have kittens in the cave, the dog thinks the woman keeps multiplying and is returning to harm the boy.
An American Pope
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,280. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A modernizing American has assumed the papal throne. One of His first acts is to select a seventeenth century priest for canonization. The Congregation for the Causes of the Saints recoils in horror at the new pontiff’s choice. No one can truly fathom the life of the candidate for sainthood including the nun and priest who join forces to prepare the submission to Rome.