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Honeymooners A Cautionary Tale
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 138,010. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2014 by Carroll Ann Susco. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Amazon.com (June 24, 2014): "Ralph Crawford may be a talented short-story writer -- one of the best in the Bay Area, in America, in the 1970s; hell, in the whole English-speaking, late-middle-twentieth century -- but off the page he's only human. ... his (similarly human) buddy, Jim Stark -- a novelist burning with ambition, promise, and humiliation.... the lives....are changed....
Behind the Folding Fan
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 151,170. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014 by Proglen. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is a story of self-discovery and self-actualization. The main character, despite having realized the American Dream, is ill-at-ease in his cosmopolitan milieu. Sensing that something important is missing in his life, he hankers to relive experiences he once had in Asia. He naïvely seeks to renew, if not reinvent himself in Old Japan, which he considers his spiritual home.
Build a Blue Fire
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Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 78,680. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Steina's brother has died unexpectedly - how will she tell their reclusive mother? She can't, so she doesn't. Which means making sure that no one in the Icelandic fishing village where they grew up tells her either. Not to mention pretending that he's still alive, facing up to family secrets and dealing with the delusions of a complete stranger. She does none of this well.
Karmabhumi (Hindi)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 129,270. Language: Hindi. Published: June 25, 2014 by Sai ePublications. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
हमारे स्कूलों और कॉलेजों में जिस तत्परता से फीस वसूल की जाती है, शायद मालगुजारी भी उतनी सख्ती से नहीं वसूल की जाती। महीने में एक दिन नियत कर दिया जाता है। उस दिन फीस का दाखिला होना अनिवार्य है। या तो फीस दीजिए, या नाम कटवाइए, या जब तक फीस न दाखिल हो, रोज कुछ जुर्माना दीजिए। कहीं-कहीं ऐसा भी नियम है कि उसी दिन फीस दुगुनी कर दी जाती है, और किसी दूसरी तारीख को दुगुनी फीस न दी तो नाम कट जाता है।
Gaban (Hindi)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 108,000. Language: Hindi. Published: June 25, 2014 by Sai ePublications. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
बरसात के दिन हैं, सावन का महीना । आकाश में सुनहरी घटाएँ छाई हुई हैं । रह - रहकर रिमझिम वर्षा होने लगती है । अभी तीसरा पहर है ; पर ऐसा मालूम हों रहा है, शाम हो गयी । आमों के बाग़ में झूला पड़ा हुआ है । लड़कियाँ भी झूल रहीं हैं और उनकी माताएँ भी । दो-चार झूल रहीं हैं, दो चार झुला रही हैं । कोई कजली गाने लगती है, कोई बारहमासा । इस ऋतु में महिलाओं की बाल-स्मृतियाँ भी जाग उठती हैं ।
Sangram Part 1-5 (Hindi)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,020. Language: Hindi. Published: June 25, 2014 by Sai ePublications. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
प्रभात का समय। सूर्य की सुनहरी किरणें खेतों और वृक्षों पर पड़ रही हैं। वृक्षपुंजों में पक्षियों का कलरव हो रहा है। बसंत ऋतु है। नई-नई कोपलें निकल रही हैं। खेतों में हरियाली छाई हुई है। कहीं-कहीं सरसों भी फूल रही है। शीत-बिंदु पौधों पर चमक रहे हैं। हलधर : अब और कोई बाधा न पड़े तो अबकी उपज अच्छी होगी। कैसी मोटी-मोटी बालें निकल रही हैं। राजेश्वरी : यह तुम्हारी कठिन तपस्या का फल है।
Love Will Make You Drink and Gamble, Stay Out Late at Night
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 95,220. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014 by Christopher Meeks. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
"Love Will Make You Drink and Gamble, Stay Out Late at Night" brings a number of Shelly Lowenkopf’s previously published short stories together in a single volume. All the stories revolve around life in Santa Barbara, the oceanside city north of Los Angeles, where people go after they've burned out in San Francisco or L.A.
Palawan Story
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 70,580. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Under the cover of darkness, Kim, a young girl, is put by her mother on a crowded fishing boat to escape Vietnam. The derelict boat drifts for two weeks on the South China Sea before reaching Palawan, a refugee camp in the Philippines. There, an American immigration officer mistakes Kim for a sponsored orphan with the same name and sends her to America.
Wellspring of Love
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Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 63,180. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2014 by Libros Libertad Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In this third novel in the Water series, Riedweg quickly draws us into the turbulent world of the Cresswells' adopted daughter, Rachael. Now 16, Rachael yearns for more freedom and excitement than a prairie farm has to offer. While her younger brother is blissfully content tending cows, Rachael is not, preferring instead the company of her wild older cousin.
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?
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.
Wilderspool Vaults
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 112,110. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Private detective Andy James returns to an 18 year old unsolved case. In previously considering the alternative ideology of a group calling themselves 'the grapevine' he uncovered, but failed to explain, the disappearance and possible murder of their leader. In returning to his questioning of key members of the grapevine Andy James comes to question their questioning of convention.
Mercenary
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,810. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Lee Christmas gets drunk and falls asleep at the throttle of his locomotive, plowing straight into an oncoming train. Blacklisted from the railroad and his marriage in tatters, he flees New Orleans on a steamer bound for the tropics. Mercenary is the story of the USA's most famous soldier of fortune: the hard-drinking drifter who changed the fate of a nation.
Out There: A Novel
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,890. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014 by Leaf Storm Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
A heart-warming journey of self-discovery and healing. "5 Stars!" A young U.S. Army veteran (Jefferson Long Soldier) returns home safely after two tours of duty in Iraq, convinced that the book he carried with him (One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel García Márquez) saved his life.
Chancer's Almanac
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,210. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Is it fate or chance that rules our lives, luck or destiny? Are our futures already written or is life, after all, just a toss of the dice, the odds landing with us or against us? Odds have played an outsized role in the life of Chancer Wylls. Events seem to sweep him along, carrying him toward ends he can scarcely imagine.
Undeliverable
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,030. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
For every purchase, $1 is donated to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. When Benjamin Grant’s son disappeared a year ago, he felt it was his duty as a father to do everything in his power to find his son, and he tried. He threw himself into the search, but his obsession left him without a home, wife, or job. Now, he’s managed to find work at the United States
The Merry-Go-Round Man
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,910. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Do you believe you can shape your future, determine your destiny? One spring day in 1954, three sixth grade boys make a bet: the one who can climb first to the top of a small green merry-go-round outside their school will be “Champ for life!” For the rest of his days he’ll be “on Easy Street!” A coming-of-age novel about temptation, perseverance & redemption.
Among The Humans
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 60,100. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Beer-soaked and hard-boiled, Jerry the Bird is doing his best to fit into human society. He has a fledgling career writing mysteries, but when his lizard best friend drags him into the search for a missing stripper, Jerry finds himself living a dime-store mystery instead of writing one, all while trying to win the heart of the girl next door. Dark and hilarious, Among the Humans is unforgettable.