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The Fine Art of Fletcherism and two more stories
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,170. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Three short stories by Richard K. Weems: "The Cat Strangler," the title story and "Together, the Choir Grows Old." Three stories linked by music and the grotesque--an artist who murders cats as part of his milieu, Dr. Josef Mengele alive and well and singing Mozart to a tribe of Amazonian rain forest natives, and a choir quite past their prime (and exceeding their maximum weight allowance)
The Complexity of Being
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,490. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
The Complexity of Being is a prose poem that explores life from an emotional and ethereal perspective during a serious accident. It is a subjective reflection of the good, the bad, and the indifferent events lived prior to a transformation enforced by circumstance.
My ‘Flash’ Abcedery
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,040. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A Sampler of the Wit, Wisdom and Waggery of William B. Naylor, Concisely Conveyed in 26 Fifty-five Word Stories. Flash fiction is not to everyone's taste. If you haven't read or tried haiku you may not like the conciseness and brief beauty of Flash.
Blood Flow
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,850. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
After a failed relationship and between jobs, a man enrolls in a drug research program to study his options.
Blood For Culture: Complete
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 337,650. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
With the Northern provinces in ruin, the mercenary Gideon Greythorne embarks on an epic adventure to save the world – only his adventure is being written by Joseph Anderson, a college dropout who packs boxes in the suburbs. With lofty aspirations but cynical expectations, Joseph tries to reconcile his vision with his reality as he works at a hobby shop, penning the epic fantasy of his dreams.
Son of a Buck: Espee, Too
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,100. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Deprentis Drain goes looking for an old movie, the same movie that he supposes brought his parents together. He's, of course, mistaken about the movie and most everything else, including his parents being brought together.
Birthday Pie: A Novel
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,500. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When a NYC writer travels home to celebrate his birthday and say goodbye to his dying father he struggles with whether or not to share with his eccentric Southern family news of his own life-threatening situation.
By Half
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 1,650. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2011 by Style Writes Now. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Nothing should or can be done by half. Anything in halves is only half, and that's – nothing, claims Snjezana Mulic, award winning author.
Caring For Eleanor: A Novel
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,740. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2011 by Heart Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Is it true that if we are abused, we turn around and abuse others? Not always. A story of courage, caring and starting over. Courage to face life, caring for others in the process and beginning again when all seems lost. When Salma is assigned to Eleanor, she did not expect a life coach. Frail and sick Eleanor opens her eyes to truths that seemed to slip out of her own grasp.
Manitoulin Memories
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 25,860. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Short Stories about a man who's trying to recall his father. Set in Manitoulin Island in the 1950s.
The Graveyard
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,310. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2011 by Mendicant Bookworks. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A motor-mouthed cabbie knocks a few back while extolling the vices and virtues of life driving graveyard in Albany--much to a barkeep's chagrin. Mendicant Bookworks presents literary short fiction by Alan Catlin.
When We
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2011 by Mendicant Bookworks. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Mendicant Bookworks presents "When We" a series of three interlocked poetic-chains about a father and son, how they break and recombine, how their relationship is imagined and re-imagined, and how they are one -- no matter when. More fine experimental short fiction from J.A. Tyler.
Joe's Smoke & News
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,850. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2011 by Mendicant Bookworks. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A subtle, nostalgic, and haunting vision of loyalty, lust, and loneliness in 1950s Indiana--written by small press legend Doug Draime, and presented by mendicant bookworks.
New Carpet
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,270. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2011 by Mendicant Bookworks. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Mendicant Bookworks presents literary short fiction by Christopher Cunningham.
Honduras
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,230. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2011 by Mendicant Bookworks. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Better the paradise you know than the paradise you don't... Mendicant Bookworks presents literary short fiction by London's Joseph Ridgwell.
The Lollipop Paper
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,730. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
On the day these twin brothers were born something went terribly wrong. Their charisma wasn't split equally. Jack ended up with a double portion of it, while Andrew got none. But when years later Jack ran for the president of the United States, Andrew became his second in command. This fictional memoir tells a story of the most unlikely duo to ever occupy the Oval Office.
Slip
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 120,840. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Andrew, by all outward appearances, lives a normal life. He has a beautiful wife, Erica, and two great kids, Nathan and Eileen. But behind closed doors, normal is slipping away from a depressed and anxious Andrew. Nathan’s recent diagnosis of autism leaves Andrew grasping at therapies and Erica, who moves into an apartment, in denial. How will things ever be normal again?
Changing Perspectives & Other Stories
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Series: Novels and Stories, Book 7. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,980. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
There were thousands of people in the audiences who had come to listen to the words of Guru Vikram Acharya. It was said that Vikram Acharya had forsaken his father’s property worth millions of dollars and come to this Ashram in California where a large number of Indian and other Asian communities lived in perfect harmony.
Joshua Mansfield and Sheri Zod
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,290. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
An allegorical novel about choices, what happens when people step off the beaten path. As Joshua and Sheri journey through a fantastical American Southwest accompanied by spirit animals they meet ghosts, sad machines, mirages, mysterious figures in a literally petrified forest, a hostel for lost souls, and a cafe for lost dreams, as they search for what happened to two lovers a generation earlier.
Eating Sugar, Telling Lies
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,230. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2011 by Blaft Publications. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
"The Thieving WhoreQueen was missing. Grey, runny bubbles leaked from a lump of wet clothes she had left on the washing stone. Her broom was propped under the stairs, handle down, the grass tip curled to an almost perfect circle." A new short story from Kuzhali Manickavel.