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Why Won't You Love Me?! by Pete Nicely
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 62,450. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(3.00 from 1 review)
Pete Nicely has been waiting for a student like Charlie Novela. Charlie reads for pleasure, brushes off bullies and likes dumb jokes. But in the aftermath of Columbine, Charlie goes too far. “If things get bad,” Charlie says, “I’ll put on a trench coat and take care of things.” Now Pete has two choices. He can report Charlie or he can help the kid himself. But he has to do something.
Belle City by Penny Mickelbury
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 185,830. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2014 by Whitepoint Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
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.
Scar Jewelry by Sue Perry
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,710. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 6 reviews)
What do we really know about our parents or the ways they shape us? For twins Deirdre and Langston, 20, the answer is: not enough. With their father long dead, and their mother now in a coma, they realize they don't even know whom to notify. In fact, they understand almost nothing about their mother. They delve into her life and uncover secrets that revise the past and transform the future.
The Drawing Lesson, the first in the Trilogy of Remembrance by Mary E. Martin
Price: $8.64 USD. Words: 98,520. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
With magical light, Alexander Wainwright, Britain’s finest landscape artist, creates stunning visions of the beyond. His painting, The Hay Wagon, wins the Turner Prize. His nemesis, Rinaldo, a conceptual artist, seeks revenge. Fearing the loss of his muse, he is seized with a vision, he paints ugly, misshapen, humanoid creatures on his canvas.
Apricots in a Turkish Garden by Carrie Jane Knowles
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,830. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2015 by Second Wind Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This sparkling collection of ten short stories is similar to her other work in its deft narratives, sure characterizations, engaging dialogue and enchanting resolutions. Ironically, Apricots is also like Knowles’ other writing in that it is almost impossible to categorize. These tales draw the reader in through her seductive storytelling and summarily haunt the reader with her profound insights.
Genesis by Lisa Beth Darling
Series: Sister Christian. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,980. Language: American English. Published: January 1, 2015 by Moon Mistress Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Doctor Richard Mason, borderline alcoholic, drug addict and jaded loner,has just discovered he’s adopted. If that wasn’t enough to shatter his personal reality he’s also ‘inherited’ his physically & mentally challenged sister, Hannah Rice, a girl he hasn’t seen since he was in high school. This is not a "Christian" or "Religious" novel.
Momentary Mother by Lisa De Niscia
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 53,460. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2011 by Whitepoint Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General(4.00 from 1 review)
Los Angelena Lulu Rosetti, a thirty-three year old word processor and tarot reader, is urgently summoned by her mother to her New Jersey childhood home to help Lulu's only sibling, a younger sister, recover from a vitamin-induced suicide attempt. Over the course of Lulu's one week stay with her too-close family, she's sure that moving to California was the right thing to do.
Final Paradox, the second in The Osgoode Trilogy. by Mary E. Martin
Series: The Osgoode Trilogy, Book 2 · The Osgoode Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $8.64 USD. Words: 80,960. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Love and forgiveness amid fraud and deceit? Years back, George Pappas, a charming thug, scammed a huge sum of money with promises to develop a drug to combat memory loss. No drug was ever made and the money was gone. Harry Jenkins' elderly client, Norma, demands he find it. When she is lucid, she’s credible, but when she is mad, she just might be evil. A fraud upon a fraud is about to unravel.
How They Spend Their Sundays by Courtney McDermott
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 43,900. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013 by Whitepoint Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literary collections » Female authors
Courtney McDermott’s debut story collection unveils a perspective of African life that is both startling and intimate. An Afrikaner woman sleeps with a shotgun because she fears black Africans, an undead garbage man “saves” lives by taking them, a modern day Cinderella struggles to escape the bitter residual constraints of colonialism. These twenty-two tales embrace graphic realism and magic.