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Carnival - the Dream of the Floating Goat
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,450. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2012 by Calumet. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Reminiscent of Homer’s Odyssey, Carnival – the Dream of the Floating Goat, is a story told in media res. The tale begins at Rio de Janeiro’s Carnival celebration, and oscillates between Rio and small city in central India—Jabalpoor. Our hero, Salunder Siege, is in the midst of realizing his life-long dream of playing a round of golf in the Olympics Games...
They Look Down on Me
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Price: Free! Words: 2,020. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
egon yes stars as egon no in this cross-genre poem-story mashup.
Buried By Debt
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 94,400. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Devon worships Jenna. Their friends say he's obsessed with her. Maybe he is. He wants to give her the world. Counting on a lucrative promotion, he bought a multi-million dollar home in Silicon Valley for her. It's all good because Jenna adores him. He's a lucky guy. Jenna loves Devon, loves her job, and loves nice things. But Devon and Jenna are desperate to hide their sky-rocketing debt.
The Candlestick Maker
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,680. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Young Jack Grundy is haunted by a recurring dream, until he discovers what (or who?) waits for him behind the fog. Inspired by a Mother Goose nursery rhyme, Jack follows a dark path that leads him to Covington Woods. There he pursues his dream, only to inhabit a nightmare from which he cannot awake.
The Angels Are Crying
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,720. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Samantha Kingsley woke up this morning with a peculiar sense that things were somehow out of true. And she should. Because the man she loves has seen what could happen today, and he's not sure he knows how to stop it.
An Obedient Servant
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,050. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Melvin is a farm labourer. Olivia, the farmer’s oldest daughter cannot stop humiliating him. A bush war starts between the whites and majority Africans seeking self-rule. Melvin becomes a guerilla. Olivia gets captured by guerillas. They meet again. Melvin now has a chance to exert his revenge. Why does he save her more than once from death? More shocks lie in wait for Olivia.
Whorlando
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 104,830. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
After his wife loses her battle with cancer, philandering husband Stephen Craving discovers that she’s denied him her entire million-dollar estate -- unless he brings together the seven estranged members of their family for a classic trip to Orlando, Florida. Thus begins an epic story of the modern American vacation ... and a journey into the heart of a family trying to make itself whole.
MAYBE I OUGHT TO SIT QUIETLY IN A DARK ROOM FOR A WHILE
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,140. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A collection of 49 Flash and Micro-Fiction stories that deal with relationships that at first may seem off kilter but on reflection seem more like you're eavesdropping on private lives of friends, spouses and people in the next restaurant booth. You'll want to share these stories with those close to you but, and there's always a but, be careful who you choose.
Off the Rack
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Price: Free! Words: 25,580. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2011 by Black Bay Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The ten stories in this volume were all written by men and women who once worked at the Paperback Rack Bookstore in Tallahassee, Florida--one of the best independent new-and-used bookstores in the country. Authors include Helen K. Bailey, Teresa Jones, Jesse Murphree Kemper, Brigette Kinney, P. V. LeForge, Nancy H. Rainey, Len Schweitzer, Shannon Taylor, Stephanie Tillman, and Sara Warner.
Unrealized Ambitions & Other Stories
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Series: Novels and Stories, Book 32. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,050. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
“People like you have beaten me!” said Dolly, and the other patients standing near her began to laugh.
Time Stamp
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 94,760. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Time Stamp, with its vivid images of refugee camps and of a political conflict that pierces the heart of a marriage, tells the story of one family indelibly altered by war.
Shabbytown
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,810. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2011 by Rominna Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A tawdry life in shabbytown can be fun for only so long. A man goes from woman to woman, loving and leaving, cheating and lying, waiting for the one that will give him the family and stability he needs. A pastiche of Raymond Caver's style, this short novel answers the question, "If Carver had written a novel, what would it be like?" Well, it might just be like this.
Der Rachen des Löwen
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,020. Language: German. Published: December 29, 2011 by S.Back agency for hungarian literature. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Thurzós schriftstellerisches Gesamtwerk wird mit dem von Graham Green verglichen. Beide verbindet starke Sensibilität für die moralische Verantwortung der katholischen Kirche.
The Liar
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Price: Free! Words: 4,590. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A whimsical exercise in paradox and duality with a touch of mystery and a hint of the paranormal thrown in.
Matadors
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 49,340. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
Michael Norton is nearly 40 and obsessing over the past. What starts out as a night of catching-up with his college roommate quickly spirals out of control. Secrets are revealed, militant vegans attack, stoners philosophize about videogames, and Michael will find himself with a pierced college student who will either save him or expose the boiling sea of crazy he’s trying to suppress.
Scraps of Infinity
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Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 64,240. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Creation and hypocrisy. Eternity starts here. Book written in fifteen 14-hour days in October 2011. 9th book by Ray Reigstad.
Hold On
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Price: Free! Words: 2,120. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A short story about love and ambition. 'Hold On' won first prize in the Federation of BC Writers Literary Writes competition.
The Terminator of Love
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,110. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2011 by Mendicant Bookworks. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
He's Baaaaack! Mendicant Bookworks presents literary short fiction from Emmy winner Ben Tanzer.
He Rode Tall
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Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 67,480. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2011 by Libros Libertad Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
He Rode Tall is an inspiring story of hope and possibilities.
Requiem of the Human Soul
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Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 111,010. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2011 by Libros Libertad Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Eusebio Franklin, a school teacher from a small community, is faced with the most terrifying dilemma imaginable: should he carry out an act of mass terrorism in order to save the human race?