Fiction » Literature » Literary

The Trap
By
Price: Free! Words: 2,390. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Trap is a bleak and uplifting personal allegory of relationship with masculinity, authority, and self.
The Redesign of Tomorrowland
By
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,480. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The author uses amusement park attractions (themed for Disney World) to gently introduce new paradigms to a wide audience. His sources include experts in nutrition, economics, technology, and psychology.
Beechmont Riffs
By
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 93,210. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
"Beechmont Riffs" is a story based on facts that occurred in a wealthy middle class Westchester community in 1989. Here, in the lap of secure suburban society -- the American ideal-- a bizarre, horrifying murder took place. Heyward, an ersatz private eye, sets out to solve the crime. Heyward is family man, and former legal aid defender. Now he solves crimes and cuts the grass.
The Moribund Moose
By
Price: Free! Words: 6,250. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Ruth Ostrowski’s midlife crisis hadn’t arrived in the normally prescribed manner. Rather, it snuck up on her incrementally, one negligible tribulation after another; it bushwhacked her with night sweats, sent her caterwauling toward menopause and the outer rim of her twilight years. Now, compounding her inner blight, the first frost, like a silver-haired, uninvited guest, blanketed the earth.
The Great Flag Flap
By
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,680. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2011 by Calumet. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
‘The Great Flag Flap’ describes a nickel-plated bald eagle’s confrontation with the legacy of racism embodied in his high school’s flag. The eagle is a popular student-athlete at Rebel High, and he leverages this popularity to demand the retirement of the shameful symbol. The cloistered community that is home to Rebel High refuses, though, to heed the eagle's admonitions.
The Flowers of Keiwha
By
Price: Free! Words: 54,340. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
200 K-pop obsessed Japanese girls at a language learning programme in Seoul; transliteration of who said what to who when and where in three languages. a handful of foreign guys? an ex-German with a chip on his shoulder? talking green elephant? minor riff on Yale & Seattle.
Encounter in a Small Cafe
By
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,690. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is a collection of Short Stories. Some, such as the title story, Powder Monkey of Cape Fear, were written for a contest, the Lower Cape Fear Historical Society annual short fiction contest.
One More Victim
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,080. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The most important summer of my life began with a house-shaking thunder-boomer that woke me up on a Thursday night in 1958 near the end of my fifth-grade school year. I walked out of my bedroom to the living room and saw Dad, in his brown pajamas, standing at the window looking out and up at the fury in the sky. On a nearby table, the transistor radio was playing softly so he could hear the news
A Collection of Proverbs, Adages and Idioms
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,090. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2011 by Melissa Russell. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Proverbs are short, but memorable sayings, based on an important fact of experience that is considered true by many people. Adages which describe a rule of conduct are also known as known as "maxims". An Idiom is a common, everyday phrase or expression or saying whose meaning cannot be understood by the individual words or elements. A huge collection of famous Proverbs, Adages and Idioms.
Nacogdoches Collection
By
Price: $5.75 USD. Words: 37,060. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Twelve fictional short stories set in the "Oldest Town in Texas", Nacogdoches, deep in the East Texas Piney Woods. Independent tales of humor and tragedy.
Awful, Ohio
By
Price: Free! Words: 72,740. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
"An intriguing monster." Troy Slushy's exposure to his life-decimating job, depressed wife, and crumbling home encourage his desire for a life in perpetual darkness. It becomes his objective to destroy the bright, menacing beast that removes him from the ecstasy of his dreams, only to expose him to all of these worthless possessions. Troy Slushy declares that his mission is to destroy the sun.
Exit 37B
By
Price: Free! Words: 2,700. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A man in the middle of a mid-life crisis pulls to the side of the road and has an odd epiphany which delivers new purpose for the "second half". Sometimes the answer to nagging questions is an absurd solution, and a life unexamined may decide to explain itself at an inopportune moment.
Lady of The Phoenix
By
Series: Douglas T. Vale's Short Stories, Book 10. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,100. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
The old lady just wanted to watch the goldfinches and quail eating in her back yard. But something always seemed to disturb the peace of her home. Can she defend the peace of her back yard? A short story.
Paper Suitcase Hearts
By
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,530. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A collection of new and previously published literary fiction.
Martins Landing Collection
By
Price: $5.75 USD. Words: 28,840. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Eleven independent short stories about the fabulous 1950's happenings in Martins Landing, the fictional Piney Woods Community of Nacogdoches County. Humor and tragedy.
How To Train A Rock
By
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 35,880. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
How To Train A Rock”, a collection of 'short insights and fiction flights' culled from over 20 years of Paul Steven Stone’s irreverent and quirky newspaper column, “A Stone’s Throw”. The fifty pieces in the book are well-crafted, highly polished gems—often funny, occasionally profound and always creative.
Sputnik's Child
By
You set the price! Words: 126,130. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This engaging novel recalls the events that shaped the ideas and lives of the baby boom generation and laid the groundwork for an age of technology and its challenges. It is a story about a child coming of age in an Age of Aquarius to experience a time of irrational exhuberance in the power of technology, and her confrontation with a disease that has no known cure.
The Book of Dreams
By
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 45,770. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A novelist whose works are based on dreams here provides vivid dreams from over a lifetime that not only inspired a number of literary works, but are artistic creations themselves.
The Good Librarian
By
Price: Free! Words: 4,490. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
An Air Force lieutenant gives his copy of a Walt Whitman book to his sister-in-law for safekeeping during the McCarthy Era, but she refuses to return it.
Ladders to Fire
By
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,340. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2011 by Sky Blue Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Ladders to Fire, Anaïs Nin’s first full-length novel, was revolutionary in that it addressed woman’s role in a male-dominated world in the mid-1940s. Through her iconic characters Lillian, Djuna, and Sabina, and their relationship with Jay, Nin was able to examine “the destruction in woman…woman’s struggle to understand her own nature.”