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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.
The Trap
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.
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.