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All The Hippies Are Dead
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,370. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2011 by Spore Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A coming of age novel like no other. Alex's life was bland, carefree, and safe; working for a medium-sized San Francisco newspaper, until one night it went all wrong. A chance meeting with a girl at a party, a single night of excess, and suddenly Alex's life spiraled out of control. Hooked on heroin and a girl he couldn't shake, Alex battles to find himself and the life he had so quickly lost.
Bad Almond: A Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 1,110. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.00 from 1 review)
Food triggers memories. The narrator experiences visions of nirvana and dead relatives in this richly descriptive moment in time.
Closing Shift
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Price: Free! Words: 1,950. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2011 by Bannerwing Books. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(4.69 from 13 reviews)
Elli prefers working the evening shift in a coffee shop so she can plan, unnoticed, her escape from a life of quiet desperation. Will the arrival of an intense stranger draw her out?
If You Like to Laugh, Volume Two
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,980. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Take a break. Have some fun! "If you like to laugh, volume two" is mostly light verse, suitable for all age groups, middle-school to senior citizen. There's a story about a possible baseball Hall-of-Famer, an explanation of why the conquistadors had to flee the Americas, a scathing indictment of Neil Armstrong, a classic tale of man's best friend, passive-aggressive shopping, and much more...
Boldly Reimagined!
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,200. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2011 by Tsunami Ridge Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In the battle of the sexes, the winner gets to write the history, and the TV pilot! Diana is the oldest writer, and only woman, hired to write for a new TV show "Jason and the Stargonauts," "boldly reimagining" ancient myth for a modern audience, she has no idea what she's getting into. To save her job, she'll need to be tough, fight dirty and kick them where it hurts - the writer's room.
Second-Best Rod and Reel
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,270. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
What is the best thing about catching a fat rainbow trout on a silvery fly? Is it the joy of catching a fish? Or is it a small slice of revenge? A very short story.
The Need for Character - flash fiction
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,720. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Cheap Stories series--short eBooks, cheap as hell. Four flash fiction pieces that examine the short short story form. From a disgruntled Easter bunny to a reminiscence on the heyday of dwarf-tossing. From a short piece ironically titled, “Tell Everything,” to the art of NOT writing, these flash fiction pieces show the strength of suggestion and brevity. Stories for a song! (Literally!)
Good Night Wood
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Price: Free! Words: 3,100. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Francis is touring with his band, missing Martine and writing songs about her. Meanwhile, Martine has discovered potentially damaging information about a local politician she dislikes. But making the information public could hurt a friendship. This prequel to "The Toe Incident" has Martine figuring out the importance of friendship, even if she hasn't quite grasped how much Francis cares for her.
Nagel's Bagels
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Price: Free! Words: 3,580. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
There are five levels of gifted intelligence ranging from bright to profoundly gifted. One in every thirty thousand is 'exceptional', which makes Curtis Stedman, the part-time dishwasher at Nagel’s Bagels, one smart cookie!
You Never Lose It
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,260. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
a collection of four short stories exploring the sense of place and belonging ranging from Abdi, a refugee from Somalia, through to Jules looking for a lost heritage in Andalusia.
Jos Cardy's Awakening
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Price: Free! Words: 2,170. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A short story about Jos and his gradual involvement in a traditional Irish music session.
After All Is Said And Done - A Novel of Infidelity, Healing & Forgiveness
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 129,910. Language: American English. Published: August 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
What would you do if you found out the son you loved wasn't yours? Ethan Harrington's world has just been shattered... Nobody wakes up one morning and decides this is the day they are going to cheat on their spouse, but when the opportunity presents itself-it ultimately becomes a choice, and that choice, whether good or bad, can have irrevocable consequences.
The Fire Flower and the Bee
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Price: Free! Words: 2,140. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Bear wants thumbs just like his arch-enemy Man, but Heveki, the benevolent, Siberian spirit, has something else in mind.
The Crossing, a short story
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Price: Free! Words: 6,090. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A family from the States, on their way to Costa Rica, run into trouble crossing the border into Guatemala.
Những Cơn Mưa Mùa Đông
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 25,330. Language: Vietnamese. Published: August 8, 2011 by Kệ Sách eBook. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Lữ Quỳnh Những Cơn Mưa Mùa Đông Truyện dài Copyright 2011 Lữ Quỳnh Published by Kệ Sách eBook Publishing Center Smashwords Edition ISBN: 978-1-4524-1682-3
Underheroes: Stories
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Price: Free! Words: 28,100. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
In Underheroes, various underdogs and antiheroes grapple with life’s beasts. A few sense something like hope, if they play it right. Anderson wrote most of these eight fiction shorts and two essays in the early 2000s (as "Stephen F. Anderson"). They were published in Exquisite Corpse, Elimae and 3AM Magazine among others online and in print. Two stories appear here for the first time.
Last Night at the Claremont
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,980. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Classical pianist Renata DiMonte has abandoned a career with the symphony to entertain in the elegant Piano Bar and Lounge of the Claremont Arms, one of New York City’s premier luxury hotels. Following her mother’s death, Renata finds solace in the music she has always longed to play. She bonds closely with her audience for the first time, but certain haunting experiences can't be explained.
The Kidnapped Bride
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Price: Free! Words: 4,270. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Maddie Etheridge's train wreck of a marriage at Boston's Plaza Hotel cost forty thousand dollars. It only lasted thirteen months, which matriculates out to a hundred bucks a day not including the Samoan honeymoon, restraining order or legal fees.
Twenty Questions
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,420. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
June's close connection to a murder becomes an obsession that leads her into an intimate and increasingly deceptive relationship with the dead woman's child and brother, forcing her to confront her own marriage and past. Twenty Questions is a compelling story of violence, morality, and above all, the human being's unending desire for reinvention. Oregon Book Award winner for best novel.
Hang Your Shadows
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Series: Novels and Stories, Book 14. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,710. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
This wait has become intolerable to them and they have started leaving one by one. They know that the moment is approaching and it may happen any instant but they are not ready to prolong their stay there.