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An Earthless Melting Pot
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,450. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Another volume of prize-winning short stories from the Words with JAM 2013 BIGGER Short Story Competition. A heady mixture of stories, from romance to spine-chilling tension and from the virtual world to the extreme worlds of the self-deluded, these stories will take you to places you’ve never been before.
Secret Stories
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Price: Free! Words: 28,100. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
This is a book of just over 100 very short stories. Some stories are very very short. Other stories are a bit shorter than short, so rather very short.
One Small Step
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,430. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Nyalou Templeton serves on the council for Tranquility Base to give some meaning to her life. Liz Borra, on the other hand, wants to control council. So when meek little Nyalou stands up to Liz over the preservation of the Arrival Monument and its footprint, Liz figures she can intimidate the council like she always does. But Liz might have underestimated Nyalou.
Fast Cars
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,930. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
The four musketeers plus one they call themselves: Johnny, Craig, Dale, Rennie and Carren. They want to make something of themselves, do great things after high school. So, they devise an experiment to guarantee their lives will amount to something. And that experiment changes their futures—but not in the ways any of them expects.
Refuge: A Novella
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Price: Free! Words: 18,630. Language: American English. Published: June 19, 2014 by Stoked Publishing House. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Zee must remember who she is, and learn to deal with what life has handed her, as well as the consequences of the choices she's made.
Journey
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Price: Free! Words: 2,000. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Sometimes a short journey can cover many years. The chance reading of a newspaper article during a short train journey prompts the surfacing of painful memories for an unnamed commuter. From the vantage point of the present, Journey provides a succinct and yet fleeting narrative concerning memory and grief as it seeps back from the past casting long shadows on the extant.
A Different Kind of Beauty
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,710. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2014 by Fiction Lake. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
Since Lindsey was a child, she had been sure of one thing: Jesse was The One. Even though he proved her wrong at eighteen, breaking her heart, he is the one person she has never been able to let go. Years later, Jesse has succumbed to sickness and addiction, but still, Lindsey is bound to him. She watches, hopeless, as the love of her life tumbles in a downward spiral, desperate to understand why.
The Life and Death of Abraham Massry and Other Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,900. Language: American English. Published: June 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
These 11 stories deal with author Joseph Sutton's Syrian Jewish background. The title story is about a Jewish immigrant from Syria who wants his American-born sons to follow the business and marriage path taken by him and his ancestors, except his son Jake shows the true calling of America by blazing his own trail. Come and enjoy Jake Massry's Syrian Jewish experiences from boyhood to manhood.
The Worship of Walker Judson
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 114,960. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Walker Judson sees light emanating from others; Soul Shadows, he deems them. On meeting Lauren Finch, after he straightens her spine, she transforms into a powerful healer in her own right. But when all goes awry, as others abandon Walker, Lauren remains steadfast, till the bitter last. And so, is Walker Judson truly a healer-gone-bad or a saintly soul whose paranormal talents are misunderstood?
The Ship
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,210. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A short story that aims to be odd
Eating It Too
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,350. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Sophie pours love into her cooking. For years, she shared her gift with her husband. Now, she will infuse her baking with every feeling she possesses—one final act as payment for everything Harold plans for their future.
Thank You for Ten: Short Fiction About a Little Theater
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,850. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Little Dionysus Playhouse, like all community theaters, is a different place every day, as different people with different goals come in and out doing their thing. The ten stories in this collection explore both the drama and the comedy that happen in a community playhouse, both on and off the stage.
Redubbed a Novel
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,890. Language: American English. Published: June 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Redubbed remixes the iconic stories from James Joyce's Dubliners in celebration of its 2014 centennial. It's more than an eclectic collection of mashups, however. This anthology cum novel also tells the story of the eccentric employees of the publishing house which conceived it.
Habit of a Foreign Sky
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 85,540. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2014 by Typhoon Media. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Somewhere between Hong Kong and New York, life does an abrupt shift for Gail Szeto, when her mother, her last family member, is killed in an accident. For Gail, a mixed-race, single mother who had buried her young son less than two years prior, all she has left is a hard-won career at a global investment bank. Life rapidly goes into free fall for this woman with a complicated past.
Dia Linn - III - Le Livre de Wyatt (Díoltas)
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Series: Dia Linn, Livre 3. Price: $4.61 USD. Words: 86,020. Language: French. Published: June 14, 2014 by Éditions Hélène Jacob. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
À l'aube de la guerre de Sécession, Wyatt décide d'aller récupérer la mine d'or volée par Liam. Le frère d'Eileen est également bien décidé à honorer la díoltas celte, et à venger le meurtre de sa sœur… Il s'engage alors sur les pistes de l'Ouest, celles des trappeurs, des Indiens et des hors-la-loi, rejoignant un convoi de pionniers à destination du Colorado.
Bahati Alikata Kiu
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Price: $2.33 USD. Words: 20,170. Language: Swahili. Published: June 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Bahati Alikata Kiu ni hadithi fupi iliyoendelezwa kutokana na riwaya Kiu. Bahati, kinyume na waliowengi waliomwona kauawa na Idi, alipona na aliishi maisha ya fanaka.
Back in Touch
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,980. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Are some best off left behind? Are others worth bringing back? And, can things really turn out the same? Or will the same mistakes reappear? A story which explores separation, and growth. Back in Touch: A Short Story.
The Giant's Face, A Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,590. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Only when you’re young and small do you fully understand the bigness of things. Originally published in Boulevard Magazine, “The Giant’s Face" is a 1,300-word short story by M. Allen Cunningham, author of the novel The Green Age of Asher Witherow, the novel Lost Son, and the illustrated limited-edition story collection Date of Disappearance.
Trial
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,250. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A man stands trial for brutally killing a 12-year-old girl. But does a trial bring actual justice? And what can a father do to deal with the horror? A heart-wrenching story about those left behind to cope with the aftermath.
Sally and the Smelly Bum
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,830. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Sally seems to have it all thanks to her husband, Robert, a rich and successful concert pianist. Their marriage appears perfect until one day Sally meets a fellow Britain while volunteering at a soup kitchen. What starts out as an act of charity quickly escalates into an unlikely affair. When Robert comes home unexpectedly, it leads to twisted ending, both unpredictable and unforgettable.