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Hangulat
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,210. Language: Hungarian. Published: May 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Egy fiatalember útkeresése a rendszerváltás idején, Magyarországon. (This book was written around 1990 in Hungary, in Hungarian language)
Manhattan Sharks
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 72,930. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A satire of corporate culture, job-hunting, and America's obsession with status and career success. In the tradition of Bonfire of the Vanities, Clockwatchers, Dilbert, and The Office.
Act of Creation & Other Stories
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Price: Free! Words: 7,700. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(4.00 from 1 review)
Food, obsession, heartbreak. Three stories. (These stories first appeared in the literary magazines Quarterly West, Tatlin's Tower and VerbSap.)
Collected Stories
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 156,490. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The collection of the short stories of Harry Mark Petrakis was nominated for a National Book Award in Fiction, establishing him as a master of the form. Revealing commentaries by the author introduce each story in this collection. These modern-day tales of ordinary people put into extraordinary circumstances take us into a world of fleeting visions, doomed loves, deep sorrows and suffering fates.
Cavafy's Stone and Other Village Tales
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 61,860. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In its play of voices reminiscent of the Winesburg, Ohio of Sherwood Anderson, this sequence of tales from a Greek village is at once tragic, moving, and poetic. The linked stories in which the inhabitants of the village of Fanaron in central Greece spin their tangled tales of love, hate, vengeance and despair create a microcosm of the world.
The Thüringer House
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Price: $4.75 USD. Words: 45,130. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2011 by Fario. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
_The Thüringer House_ is the first of a cycle of novels written by the Romanian Panait Istrati in the early 1930's, shortly after his return, bitterly disillusioned, from a long stay in the Soviet Union. Adrien, servant in a bourgeois household headed by rich grain exporters, must reconcile his socialist ideals and his growing attraction to Madame Anna Thüringer, mistress of the house.
The Shepherds of Shadows
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 125,420. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Thirty-one years after writing the historical novel "The Hour of the Bell" - set in the first year of Greece's war of independence from the Turkish Empire — Petrakis now carries the narrative forward in his newest work, "The Shepherds of Shadows." With this powerful sequel, Petrakis captures the fury and ferocity of revolution in the country that formed the bedrock of western culture.
An Animal's Guide to Earthly Salvation
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 46,700. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2011 by Vagabondage Press LLC. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Jeffrey Rawlings has decided to take a break from graduate studies and instead pulls nightshift at the animal while studying the modern philosophers - "from Kierkegaard to Marx" - to no avail: wounded animals hound his existence.
Jenny I Hardly Knew You
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,420. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Dad in Dublin takes a call from daughter in London triggering in him a chain reaction: he recalls her childhood, adolescence, young womanhood... their relationship over the years. A love story, then, of a different kind. Dad Jenny. Any Dad, any daughter. Any where, any time... "But for all our rows and fallings-out, I love you, Dad. No matter what. And always will..."
The Gate of All Wonders
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 114,660. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
An American poet whose pen fell silent after a disastrous divorce and a brilliant Chinese physicist who writes fairy tales to soothe the memory of her murdered lover, must discover the inner strength to overcome their tortured pasts and fulfill the intertwined destinies of four generations of their two families.
11-11-11
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 84,660. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2011 by Melange Books, LLC. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Welcome to an alternate reality. "11-11-11" manages to tell it like it is by telling it like it isn't. This not what actually happened during 2011. But what unfolds is not more implausible. Nor is it less implausible. Dark, ironic, witty, at times surrealistic, 11-11-11 is satire that is both sad and funny and rings very true.
Pen, Paper, Action! - Volume 01
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,380. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2011 by Heart Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.67 from 3 reviews)
Step into the world of bestselling writer Sonia Rumzi's "Pen, Paper, Action!", six novelettes of entertaining characters, perplexing situations and outright shocking tales of the human condition; Life. * It Could Happen Again * Of No Consequence * Never Call The Doctor * A Flick Of Time * What She Needs * You Can Have Mine
Narcissus and Goldberg
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Price: Free! Words: 2,000. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Beatrice Goldberg doesn't much like Hispanics, biker broads, Franciscan monks, skinheads, or even salt-of-the-earth blue collar types, but she is going to get a double dose of all of the above, when she visits Our Lady of La Salette Shrine in Attleboro, Massachusetts.
Rumored to Exist
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,960. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A combination of pop-fiction references, heavy metal speed, and hilarious parody mix the half-dozen different stories together into a nightmarish tale of post-apocalyptic America.
The Sack They Left Behind
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,090. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In this short by Linda Sands, the banal verbiage from a state department brochure serves as the backdrop for an emotionally untraditional love story.
Twitterario dos
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Price: Free! Words: 13,520. Language: Spanish. Published: May 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Twitter literario de @AcevedoEduardo. Recopilación de tweets para que usted se relaje, sonría y se deje llevar -hasta puede conmoverse. Se recomienda leerlo cuando le dé la gana. Parte dos.
Southern Stories
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Price: Free! Words: 10,050. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
These three stories of the recent South explore wildly different themes. "Stephano" spreads over two generations; an Italian woman who never fitted in south Georgia, and her son. He doesn't fit, either. "Woodrow" wanted to please everyone but what he wanted most was to fly. "Leonard" would have joined the army but he screwed up and the wouldn't let him in. Good thing,too.
Redemption
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 69,080. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2011 by Writers AMuse Me. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Bianchi family must deal with the corruption, sexual abuse, and explotiation in the Catholic Church in 1400's Rome. Chiara watches her brother, a priest, become corrupted in his desire to succeed, and turns to her friends, one of whom is a Jewish storekeeper with long-reaching ties to the Bianchis.
Never Again, Forever
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 67,100. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2011 by Writers AMuse Me. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Dealing with the fallout of what was originally thought to be Global Warming, Rose Stanton and her family struggle with the devastating results of what was actually a polar reversal. Every aspect of their life is effected, from the electric grid to GPS positioning. Included in the fallout is the abrupt end to the war in the middle east.
Last Exit to Pine Lake
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Price: Free! Words: 41,370. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A dying writer goes off into the woods to die in peace. So much for that idea.