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The Family Reunion: A Fictional Family Portrait of Not-So-Real Family Members
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Price: Free! Words: 13,650. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2012 by Hidden Brook Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Family Reunion has been described as the Walton family meets Stephen Leacock. It is a collection of vignettes and character sketches woven together around a family reunion. Put your feet up and be ready to chuckle – A light read for the whole family.
Asphalt and Dragonflies
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Price: Free! Words: 2,990. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
Part Rod Serling and part Flannery O'Connor: even as a dying old man fights to ensure that not a scrap of his body survives his passing, a storm-addled plague of insects forces him to reknit the memory of his one true love. Short story, literay, around 3000 words.
The Howling Winds
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Price: Free! Words: 3,540. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.83 from 6 reviews)
...'the moon darkened...time bled...the grains of a forgotten world'...
Four-Way Stop
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Price: Free! Words: 1,190. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
970 words. A man's choices lead him to four red lights in the middle of nowhere, where he is haunted by a ghost of his past.
Metamorphosis of Me
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Price: Free! Words: 4,670. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A reclusive man may be flubbing his reentry into society.
Subvision
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Price: Free! Words: 56,570. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Scherzo Trepan's journey to the underworld begins each morning on the banks of a river. A rusted fridge is his elevator and to the sweat and heat of an incinerator plant he travels. Until one day he wakes up in a hospital to the sight of aliens landing and the sound of a snapped on rubber glove.
Imbroglio
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Price: Free! Words: 55,170. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Life manifests as an ovegrown, petulant baby, whilst melancholy flirts dangerously with an identity crisis.
The Roaming Mortician
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Price: Free! Words: 7,800. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Washed up and wasted, punk's poster-boy, Slade Mortimer, is on his last leg. Running from everyone and everything he ever knew, Slade descends on Moonsock, a small town in west Tennessee, desperately seeking an inheritance and a chance at a new life.
Shafted Dreams
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Price: Free! Words: 1,150. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
(5.00 from 1 review)
920 words. A father's actions run full-circle when he chooses to cut educational funding.
At the Ditch in the Center of the Universe
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Price: Free! Words: 7,250. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2012 by Geraldine Glodek. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
It's 1959. Tim Giovannini, whose family made it out of the mines and factories of Pennsylvania, wants nothing to do with kids whose parents still come home with dirty hands. He has a chance to go to the Buddy Holly concert in Iowa with Hal Jones, the laces of whose sneakers Tim does not feel fit to loose. Hal can't stomach Tim, but a ride to Iowa in Tim's dad's car is his only way to get there
13 Years in America
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Price: Free! Words: 66,870. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.94 from 33 reviews)
The powerful story of one woman’s search for happiness and fulfillment in modern-day America.
It Smells Like Plastic and Hurt Feelings
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Price: Free! Words: 8,350. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
stories by J. Bradley: more information can be found at www.kuboapress.wordpress.com
Tokyo to Tijuana: Gabriele Departing America
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You set the price! Words: 186,210. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This literary novel explores the lives of A Korean American returning to his home country where he is scarcely literate and teaches English for a living and Gabriele, his creation, an intellectual living in a trailer court in New York State, also lost, and also rebeling against life but in a more overt manner
The Unfettered Life of Kenyon of New Orleans
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You set the price! Words: 49,870. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This literary novel explores the morphine induced sleep and troubled awakened state of Kenyon who is disabled, suffering from a degenerative illness, and suffering from isolation in a home that her husband rarely visits
An Apostate: Nawin of Thais
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You set the price! Words: 118,600. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This literary novel deals with a wealthy, self-established Thai man suffering a mid-life crisis and rejecting the life he has known to pursue a train trip to Laos and anonymity
Corpus of a Siam Mosquito
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You set the price! Words: 73,760. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This literary novel explores the life of Nawin Biangklang from poverty to rising Thai artist
firstwriter.com First Short Story Anthology
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Price: Free! Words: 24,970. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2012 by JP&A Dyson. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
The winner and ten special commendations from the firstwriter.com First International Short Story Contest, which ran from 2004 to 2005.
Egerius
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Price: Free! Words: 6,720. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
(2.00 from 1 review)
A story of ancient Etruria. Young Egerius is brought up by women after his father's early death; but there are secrets in his father's family, and as he grows older, he learns that he has a family he has never met, and is the heir to more than his father's slim estate... This is a chapter from 'Etruscan Blood', an epic novel of ancient Italy that will be published later this year.
Between Blinks
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Price: Free! Words: 6,710. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Between Blinks is a selection of over 200 very very short stories, originally shared with twitter fans by Blue Fern Press. These quick tales are each complete and unique. With styles ranging from literary to mystical to lyrical to just plain funny, these pieces will surprise you with intriguing characters and rich storylines, all within the length of a tweet!
Ash Cinema
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Price: Free! Words: 53,380. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
a novel by edward j. rathke: more information can be found at www.kuboapress.wordpress.com