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A Collection of Proverbs, Adages and Idioms
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Series: Douglas T. Vale's Short Stories, Book 10. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,070. 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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.