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Uncle Anton's Atomic Bomb
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 95,840. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014 by Coffeetown Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Mary weds Ward Jr., heir to the well-to-do Wangerts of Indianapolis, and together they raise three sons. As they negotiate a rocky path through the ’50s, ’60s, and ’70s, they take turns spinning a nighttime yarn inspired by the idea: what if Anton Chekhov wrote a story about the atomic bomb? A tragicomic mix of upper-crust romance, sibling warfare, boarding school drama, and C.I.A. skullduggery.
Fallen
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 74,270. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2014 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Fallen intertwines the lives of Grey Bear, in the aftermath of the Marias Massacre of 1870, and Calvin, the son of an alcoholic, abusive father, escaping to the wilderness of Northwest Montana in 1997. Central to Grey Bear's story is the relationship with his son, a strong-spirited, inquisitive boy of ten named Running Dog. After Grey Bear's tribe is decimated by a ruthless Cavalry brigade.
The World That Wasn't There: Surreal and Experimental Poetry (2011-2014)
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Price: Free! Words: 34,740. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
This book of poetry will interpret the world through a variety of verbal patterns based on all types of written and verbal language. It will not pretend to define the world, but instead reveal the product of studious devotion to wordplay of confusing and deviant structure, dissonance, and literary values neither consistent, nor conforming to reason, yet find a satirical value by conflating them.
Happy People Live Here
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Price: Free! Words: 89,480. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
On the ninth floor of an upscale apartment of well to do families, a young couple will come to terms with the loss of their son and the impending release of their daughter from a psychiatric clinic on her fourth birthday.
Rebel Yell
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,760. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A piercing look at the struggle to maintain independence, Rebel Yell is a story of indie artists keeping their integrity against the monolithic and corrupt artistic institutions of today.
Long ago, far away
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,660. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Stories densely plotted, darkly-hearted... Jeffrey Solmundson has created tales almost-familiar yet brimming with energy and inventiveness. These richly imagined stories are at turns hilarious, at turns disturbing, often playful, always captivating and never quite what you're expecting. "Long ago, far away" brings together ten tales of murder, betrayal, bad luck and other disappointments.
George Eliot's Daniel Deronda: Abridged
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Price: Free! Words: 186,580. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Classics
"Daniel Deronda", the last, great novel by the author of "Middlemarch", is less read nowadays than it deserves because of its length and complexity. This abridged version makes George Eliot's important and insightful work more accessible to the general reader.
Ioanna Frangia. Idolaters
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Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 126,140. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2014 by Libros Libertad Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Ioanna Frangia was born in Peireus and lives in Athens. She worked as a tourist guide and also as a clinical psychologist. Because of her first career she travelled all over Greece and studied in depth the historical path of ancient Greek civilization from the prehistoric times to today.
Twilight in Jakarta
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 70,710. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2014 by Typhoon Media. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Half a century ago when Mochtar Lubis's Twilight in Jakarta was secreted out of Indonesia and published in London, it was the first Indonesian novel ever to be published in English translation. The novel, a depiction of social and political events in the capital during the run-up to a national election, contains a grim cast of characters. Readers today will find much in this novel that resonates.
Lies, Loss, and Longing
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 31,850. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2014 by Typhoon Media. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The stories in Lies, Loss, and Longing portray the experiences of survivors of violence. Sukanta delves deeply into ordinary suffering, using his keen eye for the mundane to expose extraordinary contradictions. Many of the characters in his stories meet a sad ending. Nonetheless, there is a strength in his characters that gives them, and us, insight into their predicaments and their changes.
The Longest Kiss
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,030. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2014 by Typhoon Media. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The protagonists of the stories in this translated collection all crave a private domain, a place that nobody else can touch. They share with their creator a passion for words, a passion for writing and a passion for literature. To read the stories in this collection is to enter the private domain of the characters who populate them.
Belle City
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 185,830. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2014 by Whitepoint Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This saga of love, land and loss is told from the disparate perspectives of Ruth Thatcher, who is Black, and Jonas Thatcher, who is White, and spans nearly a century. During the course of their lifetimes, Ruth and Jonas-- and their respective families have prospered-- but it is left for their descendants to come to grips with the long-unacknowledged truth that the two families are actually one.
Pieces
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,790. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Finding a tenant and renting an apartment are normally everyday activities...a woman's frustrations with the human body's limitations...the terrible collision of wild and domesticated...an old man left with his dreams...who knew faxes could be intriguing...a marriage beyond the breakdown-phase.... Take a mind-stroll through Pieces.
Darkest Grace of Midnight Shadows
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,560. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The beauty of the night, the moon, and the forest: ever have these granted me solace, shelter, and inspiration. For the last decade, my quest has been to express their collective beauty, and to embody in words how they invoke my deepest, fullest emotions. The result is the book you see before you now: ten years of nocturnal experiences incarnated in fifteen short-stories.
Price of the Child
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,680. Language: American English. Published: August 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
The desperate, overnight, nine-mile wilderness struggle to keep seven-year-old Sam alive and save his life after a near-fatal mountainside fall will forever bind Sam to his reluctant hero Jake. But can social worker Helen understand Jake’s heroism, channel it to find the hero within herself, and somehow rescue Sam from an unstable father who might just be given a third chance at killing him?
Calendario verosimile
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Price: $5.70 USD. Words: 46,340. Language: Italian. Published: August 8, 2014 by Gabriele Capelli Editore. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Dalla Siberia all’Himalaya, dall’America all’Europa: mese per mese, traendo spunto dai suoi numerosi viaggi e incontri nei panni di alpinista, giornalista e autore di documentari, Mario Casella racconta un calendario verosimile. “Ma non è possibile... Non ci credo...”. Quante volte facciamo questo pensiero quando sentiamo raccontare storie inverosimili spacciate per autentiche?
Cosa resta del bianco
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Price: $5.70 USD. Words: 27,660. Language: Italian. Published: August 7, 2014 by Gabriele Capelli Editore. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Un trasloco, un incontro, una notte osservata con occhi guardinghi, un giardino tropicale, la fermata di un bus, un amore irrisolto, rancore e nostalgia, la pazzia di un polacco, un viaggio senza destinazione. Queste prose brevi raccolgono i frammenti di un quotidiano filtrato attraverso una lingua sempre in bilico tra la prosa e la poesia.
Open Doors
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 45,420. Language: American English. Published: August 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Angela wants to be a good Democrat and a wonderful person, but struggles to live a life consistent with her ideals. She also feels frustrated by all the hypocrisy and error she sees. She embarks on a quixotic quest to live up to the standards she has set for herself. A literary novel.
Marina (Originala romano en Esperanto)
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 58,650. Language: Esperanto (original orthography with diacritics). Published: August 6, 2014 by Mondial. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Moderna originala romano en Esperanto: Marina kaj Tomas: du svedoj kun malsamaj originoj, kun sortoj malsamaj,kies padoj jen krucas sin jen malkuniĝas. Neatenditaj eventoj kaj revelacioj formas ilian rilaton, ĝis Marina malaperas - kaj eĉ poste...
I WILL GIVE MY SON A NAME
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 44,980. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In contemporary Nigeria, a woman’s best friend is her diary; a young boy robs a train and get sent to Room 419; a woman is guilty of suspecting her husband of infidelity; post Lagos riot forces a woman and her son out of Lagos; a man travels home to fall in love with his blind lover. In fifteen stories, Nonso Uzozie introduces us to failure and success, disappointment, and surveys human pain.