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Bumble Jacket Miscellany: a miscellany for poetry and fiction 2:2
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Price: Free! Words: 5,920. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Bumble Jacket Miscellany Volume 2 number 2 (Winter 2011) features poetry from poets Michael Lee Johnson, James G. Piatt, Jerome Brooke, Janine Surmick, Joseph Buehler, Andy Psomopoulos, Rodney Nelson, William Doreski, and Meredith E. Torre and prose from Jennifer York, Joseph Buehler, and M.E. Mitchell.
Houses & Other Stories
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 14,090. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A mainstream collection containing a 10,000 word novelette and three short stories, all set in Berkeley, California in the late 1960s and early 1970s.
Bensonhyphentaft
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Price: Free! Words: 2,470. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
At the happiest moment of Rachel Benson-Taft's life, she realizes that saying "yes" will really change everything. But, then, what's in a name?
Linares del Arroyo
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Price: Free! Words: 1,940. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A short story about friendship. This story received an Honourable Mention in 'The Fiddlehead' magazine's Short story contest. "....(Linares del Arroyo) is a story prepared to take risks. When they pay off the reader is rewarded with a sensual and evocative meditation on youth and the passage of time." Gerard Beirne, author of 'Eskimo in the net'
Manslaughter and Other Tears
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,540. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A collection of award winning short stories by Dianne Gray. Some stories will surprise and shock, while others will raise gooseflesh and evoke tears of joy and sorrow…but all are compelling and will have you on the edge of your seat wanting more.
Rantings of A Madman
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Price: Free! Words: 1,050. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Oh, ye tears that teareth away as fire castrates from brimstone. Sadness that has stricken you, why fight that particular moment? While you ponder the simplicities of hate and greed, must you alter your anguish?
Loverman
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Price: Free! Words: 5,870. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
The difference between stalking someone and trying to win their heart is a very fine line. After Erika breaks up with Roger during Christmas week, he goes to some lengths to win her back.
The Same Lonely Songs
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,130. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2011 by Foremost Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Like most of us, Cal Connors knew who he was, or at least thought he did, until he experienced too much change in too short a time. His ensuing crisis of identity led him to attempt a brand new life as a songwriter, hitching up with a country band in its wanderings from the Gulf of Maine to the Gulf of Mexico. It's not long before Cal's new world collides with a troubled person's old world.
Arrows
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Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 68,420. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011 by Libros Libertad Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
How does a monk raised in a monastery deal with naked women and the atrocities of war? In 1566, Spain expands its dominion over the newly discovered territories not yet widely known as America. The many native nations of this new land pose no threat to Spain's superiority, despite the ferocity of their resistance...
Relationship
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 5,650. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011 by patternGraphic DigiBooks. Category: Fiction » Poetry » South Asian and Indian poetry
Jayanta Mahapatra needs no introduction. Any discussion on Indian English Poetry is incomplete without reference to his poetical works. Mahapatra holds the distinction of being the first Indian English poet to have received the Sahitya Akademi Award for the current book "Relationship". "his international reputation has been compared to that of Wordsworth..." The Hindu, Sunday, Jan 29, 2006
Christmas' Best Bet, Humble Pie a novella
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,040. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When Brock, a wealthy lawyer in Atlanta, Georgia, loses a bet with his partners, he must take up the challenge to get a job in a Waffle House and work there after office hours in their law firm for a month. He has never worked so hard or learned so much about people. During that month he learns about humility and caring. This novella has loads of southern flavor.
Dinner with Lisa
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 92,840. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In the disastrous economic times of the 1930s, Joseph Gaston, a young widower with four children, arrives in the small town of Philibuster seeking security for his family. Instead, he faces barriers everywhere. Enraged by his situation, he attempts one last desperate act—on the night he learns about the mysterious Lisa.
Lovers in Paris
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,080. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Can your love live up to the most romantic city in the world? Five couples try to find the answer on New Year’s Eve in the French capital. By morning they’ll know.
Ode a Um Poeta Naturalista
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,430. Language: Portuguese. Published: December 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
O significado do amor, das relações, da vida e da própria morte são alguns dos temas centrais da literatura universal abordados neste livro. O enredo da narrativa, que assenta numa história de amor vivida de dentro é apresentado sob a forma de um conjunto de cenas ou quadros relativos à vida de um poeta "naturalista". Este livro venceu em 1999 o Concurso Literário Teixeira de Queiroz.
Literary Lunes Magazine: December 2011 Issue
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Price: Free! Words: 19,020. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Welcome to the last issue of the year! Featured in this issue are: author, Olivia Stark, NanoWrimo stories by Tish Thawer, JA Clement, Lynn Rush, Erin Danzer, a sneak peak into the Christmas Lites anthology by Cambria Hebert, Amy Eye and Jenn Pringle, Poetry by Jamie Danzer, Denny Marshall, Thomas Michael McDade
Tokyo Girls In Science Fiction
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Price: Free! Words: 3,980. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2011 by NAP BOOKS. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
by Kyle Hemmings Flash Fiction 28 pages Kyle Hemmings is the author of three chapbooks of poems: Avenue C (Scars Publications), Fuzzy Logic (Punkin Press), and Amsterdam & Other Broken Love Songs (Flutter Press). He has been pubbed at Gold Wake Press, Thunderclap Press, Blue Fifth Review, Step Away, Elimae, Nano Fiction and elsewhere.
The Footballer's Last Play
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Price: Free! Words: 1,140. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A flash fiction piece (under 1000 words) detailing the series of revisions carried out upon the one and only play penned by footballer, William Turner - from conception to stage. Includes a tragic end.
The Morning Man
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,240. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Small town preacher, Orlando Turner, has many skills, first among them the ability to pretend. Reverend Turner has managed to convince himself that his secret life is known only to him and the women he’s chosen to involve in it. Each woman has played her part, accepting what little he can offer her. All seems well until Orlando’s wife, in one simple act, upends everything.
Vuurvoël
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 55,100. Language: Afrikaans. Published: December 11, 2011 by ShalvaPub. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
'n Bundel Afrikaanse kortverhale en twee novellas. Satiriese sosiale kommentaar, en sommer net lekker lag daarby.
Heraclitus' Daydream
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Price: Free! Words: 1,870. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
In this mellow short story, an old man finds his mind wandering between the present and the past, and discovers delightful similarities.