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Ladders to Fire
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,330. 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.”
Waaraan denkt u?
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Price: Free! Words: 1,670. Language: Dutch. Published: December 5, 2011 by e-Publikant. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Als een vreemdeling de forensen op het perron aanspreekt, raakt een politicus zodanig in verwarring dat hij de verkeerde trein pakt. Wat bezielt hem en wat zullen de gevolgen zijn? Genomineerd voor de Piet Paaltjensprijs 2011.
The Last Last Meal
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,260. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2011 by Green Snake Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Liz runs a greasy spoon near a prison where death row inmates wait to be executed. One night she takes an order for a last meal from a guy who is most likely innocent of the crime he is going to die for. Liz wants to make the meal as good as she possibly can, as a gift for his passing. But then she decides she needs to go to the prison and do something more substantial for the condemned man.
Ten Thousand New Year's Eves
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,360. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Imagine this: It's New Year's Eve and you're at a party, in a ballroom, standing beneath a crystal chandelier. On each piece of cut crystal you see an image of someone else's New Year's Eve. Dawn DeAnna Wilson shines a light through that chandelier, illustrating a simple yet powerful truth: we are all connected.
Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndropwlllandysiliogogogoch
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,630. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
You'll love this book. Really. The last page of this e-book divulges a great secret for happiness in life. You'll also meet a wonderful woman and a terrible villain, experience a conflict from a safe distance, and much more. How did the war between the Dutch and the Welsh begin? What caused the Internet to become a much nastier place? Why did the great writers succeed? Second Edition.
August Rains: A Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,660. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
"August Rains" is one of my early short stories. John Anderson, a retired principal, visits an old school house and must face the demons of his past. Sentimental, fun.
Blackout
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Price: Free! Words: 15,010. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Download, Blackout, a chapbook of stories about the 1995 Chicago Heat Wave. This e-book includes three full-length short stories and three flash fictions related to that historic event. That heat wave set a precedent for large urban areas and how they handle heat-related disasters, a growing phenomenon as global warming increases.
Sybil
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Price: Free! Words: 880. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A short story about ageing.
Life and Borges
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Price: Free! Words: 1,180. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A short story about loss.
Toy Car Dialectic
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 3,850. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2011 by Fiero Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
And now for something completely different - the entire arc and meaning of one man's life as told in metal, chrome, and plastic.
Lives of the Saints
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Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 46,040. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
I think the time has come to embalm these stories and commit them to the museum of the written word. I beg you, though, to bear in mind that these stories are meant not at all to be read silently. Try reading them aloud, especially before a good campfire, and see if the mummies do not escape their wrappings and walk about in the firelight, as strange and beautiful as when first they came to me.
The Seven Last Days - Volume V: A Stitch in Time
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Series: The Seven Last Days, Book 5. Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 60,530. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The fabric of time and space have been ripped apart by humanity. But nobody seems to care; everyone is involved in the latest fad, an illegal pastime called The Game. Legend speaks of the Unknown King, who supposedly is coming to set things right, but time, literally, is running out.
The Seven Last Days - Volume VI: The Stars Blindly Run
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Series: The Seven Last Days, Book 6. Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 37,200. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The universe is winding down to the moment when the Sun goes dark, humanity fades away, and Earth freezes into death. Two Hunters struggle for supremacy over a female of another race. And a noah builds a sailing ship to escape to the stars in an attempt to evade the end of the Universe.
The Indigo Children
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Price: Free! Words: 4,840. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Seekers of Truth commune is just a tad too left of the loony bin to ever gain traction in a straight-laced town like Brandenburg, Massachusetts. Each whacky pursuit – iridology, crystal healing, spirit channeling, divination, I Ching, dervish whirling, Tarot Cards, reflexology, séances and scrying – only pushes the loose-knit clan further to the metaphysical margins.
The Seven Last Days - Volume IV: A Mirror Filled With Light
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Series: The Seven Last Days, Book 4. Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 117,420. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In a world all but destroyed by nuclear war and mind-controlling governments, a living corpse with the power to heal sets out to die on a cross.
The Seven Last Days - Volume III: The Productions of Time
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Series: The Seven Last Days, Book 3. Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 64,090. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The War to End All Wars, except it is draining humanity. A sculptor comes home to Paris to find it has spiritually died. He creates a living sculpture that might yet restore hope to humanity.
The Seven Last Days - Volume II: The Wings of the Morning
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Series: The Seven Last Days, Book 2. Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 144,340. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Gimel. Ur. Suoche. An unnameable desert. Shambhala. Xanadu. A boy enters manhood while exploring the world - and finally finds home among a frightening, humble people.
The Seven Last Days - Volume I: The Voice of Day
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Series: The Seven Last Days, Book 1. Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 41,100. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A little country surrounded by the Wall everyone knows is insurmountable. But the boy who refuses to be king vows to pass over it.
The Other - Stories from Elsewhere
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Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 54,620. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Poetically frightening, filled with nebbishy gods and endearing demons, set everywhere from Beldonooza to the back porch, here are short fictions from James David Audlin.
Sister Ruby Rosarita Mermaid and the Storytelling Soup
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,110. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2011 by Green Snake Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When the Old Sea dries up and the Old Mermaids find themselves on the New Desert, Sister Ruby Rosarita Mermaid discovers she can cook soups. And not just any soups, but soups infused with magic, joy, love, and sustenance. When the Peppermans come to live in the desert and the Javelina Conflict erupts, Sister Ruby discovers her soup is more magical than even she could ever have imagined.