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The Danger of Being Me
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,540. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Michael Everett prides himself on making sense of the absurd and the arbitrary. He writes. But daring to make himself into the author of his own life will propel him down a blind path of dangerous secrets after one impulsive decision plunges him to the bottom of his own fractured psyche, and all the way back to the beginning of his own story. To the one place he could never escape.
The Death of a Mother-in-Law and Other Stories
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 37,880. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2012 by The Wessex Collective. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The short stories in Helen Hudson's "Death of a Mother-in-Law" present characters struggling to connect — The stories explore strained efforts to bridge racial divides and fraught attempts to find closure in the face of death. Each, whether comedic or dramatic, is enlivened by Hudson's gift for detail and remarkable turn of phrase.
НеСказки о людях, случившихся на моем пути
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,310. Language: Russian. Published: October 15, 2012 by izdat-knigu.ru. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Двадцать шесть НеСказок: грустных и веселых, задумчивых и легкомысленных, чудесных и простых – разных. О людях, встреченных мельком в киевских кафе или парках и о тех, кто был в них придуман; о незнакомых и несуществующих городах; о любви и смерти; о сбывшихся мечтах и о бесконечной возможности чудес под названием «жизнь».
Webster
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Price: $2.98 USD. Words: 39,130. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A closed world of insiders. An influx of outsiders. Three old graves on Cherokee Bluff, their occupants and secrets long forgotten, become the center of an unusual land dispute when a stranger brings news of past events that will rock a local community's understanding of its history.
Праздник Вырождения
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 58,130. Language: Russian. Published: October 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Фантасмагорический роман рассказывает о парадоксах художественного искусства в свете актуальных событий современности и шокирующих фактов истории. На его страницах читателю предстоит встретиться с доктором Менгелем и двойниками Уродов Тода Броунинга, творцами Голливуда и русскими авангардистами, адептами тоталитарного искусства и последователями скандальной группы Pussy Riot.
Skirts
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,460. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012 and represented by Andy Ross Agency. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Skirts is a novel about three highly intelligent young women in New York City, coming of age in the early 1960s, when the drug culture is just taking hold. A kind of “Sex in the City” for the early 1960s.
Off With the King's Head (A Yank's First Foray Into a London Pub)
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,730. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A Yank braves the daunting atmosphere of a neighborhood north London pub, with fascinating results.
Ready Reference Treatise: Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
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Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 23 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 44. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,760. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Guide books or book notes are primarily written to make students understand the original text better, especially from all those angles which are often overlooked by a casual reader. The present book introduces the author in details, provides analysis of the characters and themes, and includes the complete summary.
Riding Double
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,590. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Forced to move and dreading puberty, a 13-year-old girl clings to childhood through her younger sister. Published in the Bellingham Review, 1990.
Without You
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 68,350. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Everywhere there is water. Nearly all these stories explore basic human characteristics - poverty, puberty, loss, hope, aging, dementia, racism, gender identity, mischievousness, love - with the ocean or a river or a pond or a beach as background. You won't like all the characters, but you'll love some, tolerate a few, and be intrigued by all.
The Purpose of Gravity
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,620. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A frustrated writer feeling trapped in her marriage receives a coming-out letter from her closest girlfriend in college. Winner of the 1992 Katherine Anne Porter Prize for Fiction, published in Nimrod.
Spot the Sweetie
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,710. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Two fine arts students deconstructing the notion of romantic love find their own friendship devolving toward an inevitably cliché attraction. Winner of the University of Washington's Milliman Award, published in Short Fiction by Women, 1993.
White Cedar Press
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,800. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A young editor, thrilled to have secured his dream job with a prestigious small publisher in New York, watches in horror as the firm abandons its standards and begins printing all the lurid novels it can find. Hester Prynne re-imagined as an ax-wielding vigilante? The editor has to decide whether to quit, rebel, or surrender.
Writing Under the Influence
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,250. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Literary shorts and poems related to the writing profession and obsession
This Will Kill You
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,490. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Jason Cassidy, Iraq war vet, works for the Forest Service on the Klamath River, wants to write books or go back to war. He can’t figure it out. He starts off writing an action/thriller, but life takes matters out of his hands. His girlfriend reveals she’s pregnant, he suspects it’s no accident. When called to fight a fire in the Trinity Alps, he and his crew face death in harrowing circumstance.
Miss Dollar
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,430. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2012 by Fario. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A classified ad is offering a large reward for the return of a lost greyhound. Mendonça, a single young doctor who has found the dog, makes his way to a house on Rua de Mata-cavalos, where the reward he ultimately collects is much different from the one mentioned in the classifieds.
Jazz with Ella
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Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 83,110. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2012 by Libros Libertad Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
While on a study tour of the Soviet Union during the austere Brezhnev years, Jennifer, a Canadian student, is swept off her feet by a handsome Soviet man, Volodya. He is a discontented jazz pianist whose idol is singer Ella Fitzgerald–for him the symbol of everything mysterious and musical that can happen only in the west....
Act Locally
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 118,390. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Act Locally is a twisted little jaunt through a small southern town that plays kick-the-can with all things sacred. If you like Christopher Moore, Douglas Adams, Carl Hiaasen or Eudora Welty, you'll love Act Locally!
Backyard Horse Tales 2: Frosty and the Nightstalker
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,510. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
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Frosty is an Appaloosa colt who undergoes a life changing event the summer he turns two that triggers a strange out of body experience. Is he only having bad dreams or is his strange haunting a result of the collective memories of Appaloosas from a long ago past? Follow Frosty through the twilight between space and time where you will meet the Nightstalker. 2013 Multiple book award recipient.
The Wisdom of Beer
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 89,790. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2012 by HeavenLakePress. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The annual Cobra Gold joint military operation arrives in Pattaya dumping thousands of US naval and marine personnel on the city. Russian Mafia and local Chinese-Thai gangsters decide this is a good time to rob a warehouse filled with war weapons. Duvel, a retired American, a caretaker for his aged Thai stepmother, also looks over the well-being of foreign expats as a member of the Pattaya Fore...