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Build a Blue Fire
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Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 78,430. 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.
AfterZoe
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Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 99,440. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Zoe’s not completely happy with the way her life has turned out but she’s even less impressed with her death. She finds herself in a place of perpetual contentment and bureaucratic rules administered by the pragmatic Angela. Zoe finds herself wrestling with the nature of relationships, the possibility of identity without memory and what it would take to be happy for eternity.
Yours Affectionately, Jane Austen
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 89,610. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Was Mr. Darcy real? Is time travel really possible? Eliza Knight thinks so. But can Fitz Darcy, The Man Who Loved Jane Austen love ordinary Eliza Knight? Things begin to happen in Chawton, England that could change everything. Will the beloved author be the wedge that divides or the tie that binds Eliza Knight and Fitz Darcy?
My Dear Charlotte
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 53,990. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2010 by Coffeetown Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
A British Regency murder mystery/romance set in 1815, written “with the assistance of Jane Austen’s letters.” Balls, visits, courtships, gossip (and murder, of course!). Especially for readers who love Jane Austen, Sharon Lathan, Georgette Heyer and Barbara Pym.
La puta que leía a Jack Kerouac
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,090. Language: Spanish. Published: May 5, 2012 by Literaturas Comunicacion SL. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
El encuentro entre una escritora y una joven prostituta va entreabriendo poco a poco la puerta de una turbia historia, en la que todos los personajes tienen algo que reprocharse. Todos ellos, en algún momento, se han dejado llevar por sus instintos, por sus pasiones, por sus rencores, también, y por sus odios.
On Cloud 9
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 48,270. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Educational
Maya is the main character of this fictional book. She is going through her dark days. At the right time of her life, she comes across Guruji—a man of wisdom—and various other women who impact her. Sunshine returns back into her life. This book is woven with mysticism, imagery, poetry, philosophy, and practical solutions where you will discover answers to the most vital aspect of your life.
Departure
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 111,880. Language: American English. Published: October 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Hannah and Zeke quit their jobs in mid-career and parachute themselves into the bewildering landscape of Greece of the 1980's. It's just a few years after Greece has joined Europe, and decades before finding itself in the economic and political doghouse. This is the story of Hannah's discoveries of Greek culture, ancient and modern, and what she learns about herself and her American past.
Something Brilliant
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,880. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
James has cerebral palsy, people don't understand what he says and so he's stopped trying. He's eighteen and just been placed in a strange and degrading institution but there he meets Sally who turns everything on its head. Challenging at times but ultimately uplifting and funny along the way, this is the story of how James and Sally fall in love and set their world to rights.
The World Unseen
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,730. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Winner of the Pendleton May First Novel Award and a Betty Trask Award, The World Unseen is a captivating human drama and love story between two women who discover universal truths about integrity, justice and finding your voice in 1950's South Africa. 'Elegant and understated' The Times
PANGEA: Tower Hearts
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,570. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
They never thought that the symbols of their love could carry so much power. Jesse and Evelyn faithfully nurture their taboo relationship (despite, and with, the 'help' of supernatural forces) while uncovering the dark secrets of their families' pasts. The bond between the two could be the only hope in erasing global segregation and returning the great First Pyramid to its former glory.
Where the HeArt is
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 54,070. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
(4.00 from 1 review)
Will travel fix Ann's broken life? Suddenly bereft of both partner and job, Ann needs to find a new direction. Connecting frayed threads of family and finding herself in what she calls "art events" in America is rewarding, but no preparation for the totally unexpected—in more ways than one—things that happen in London. Ann returns home to New Zealand both shaken and stirred.
Jellicle Girl
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,220. Language: Canadian English. Published: August 12, 2012 by Evolved Publishing LLC. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Evolved Publishing presents "Jellicle Girl" by Stevie Mikayne, a story about the blurred lines of love and friendship, and how one young woman copes with the permanent consequences of a reckless mistake. ~ FINALIST: National Indie Excellence Book Awards - 2014: Gay, Lesbian & Transgender Fiction
Les Chemins du Paradis
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,020. Language: French. Published: August 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » African
Lorsqu’un jeune prêtre décide de mener la révolution pour plus de justice sociale dans un pays d’Afrique noire, il est loin d’imaginer que le plus grand obstacle à son entreprise se présenterait sous les traits d’une jeune et belle étudiante quelle que peu rebelle. A travers Julie, l’abbé César finit par comprendre que "Les voies de Dieu sont insondables"
Sabina Quartet: Stories from Italy
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 38,020. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
These seasonal stories about a farming community in Rome’s olive hills—“the Sabina”—bring to life an ancient world where foreigners and locals have always lived side by side but separately. The unique culture of the place, steeped in the historic rivalries of Italy’s medieval hilltowns, finds vivid portrayal in these lively tales about the local residents and their traditions.
Love Hotel
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 73,390. Language: French. Published: January 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Enfermés dans ce love hotel, ils se perdent dans la mécanique de leur amour. Au dehors, le monde devient fou. Le Japon vu à la loupe. À lire comme un mauvais trip ou un pamphlet.
Dancing with Diana
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,800. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
(5.00 from 1 review)
The future Princess Diana dances for five minutes with a teenage boy in a wheelchair, an encounter that colors the rest of his life, though quickly forgotten by her. Alex’s story is told in counterpoint with Diana’s final day before her fatal accident in Paris. All day she tries to reach a friend in London, hoping to hear news that will bring a new direction to her life.
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.
Green Bike: a group novel
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,480. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2014 by Meadowlark Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Green Bike follows the lives of three couples, using the McGuffin, or shared symbol, of a classic Schwinn bike to link parallel tales. Following these tenuously linked tales, Green Bike is at once a muted romance, a graduate school bedroom romp, and a love letter to a dying mother.
Marvin Clark — In Search of Freedom
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 96,180. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2010 by Inhousepress. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 10 reviews)
Marvin Clark, a man as shy as he is retiring, assumes a cloak of invisibility to protect him from vicissitudes of everyday life. The only escapes he enjoys are into the inner worlds of his own making. Then, a beautiful woman enters his drab reality. Suddenly, the protective ramparts Marvin had so carefully erected begin to crumble. Will she set him free? Free copies available for review.
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.