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Wall of Dust
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 67,160. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
As one reviewer has said: "Wall of Dust is a novel both timely and timeless in its examination of those trapped by the conflicts of Palestine and Israel. It tells a stunning story of divided loyalties, love, fear, and personal sacrifice. Novels such as this let us begin to feel deeply the true complex realities on both sides of this endless struggle in the Middle East."
The Ribs and Thigh Bones of Desire
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 96,510. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist
In a small New England town in 1977 a widowed physics professor and the sixteen-year-old girl who used to babysit his daughter forge a bond rich with potential scandal as they try to help each other survive terrible losses. This provocative coming-of-age novel asks: Is there ever a time when doing the wrong thing might be exactly right?
The Great Imitator
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 91,860. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The Great Imitator is a haunting account of a family tortured by the unsolved disappearance of a much-adored mother, an accused father never absolved for her presumed death, and a son and daughter who have avoided disillusionment at any cost to maintain sanity. Cast into a chaotic sequence of events, the family is left with just one question: who would you become if you risked telling the truth?
Belle City
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.
Why Won't You Love Me?!
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.
How They Spend Their Sundays
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.
Lighting the World
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 52,390. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2015 by Whitepoint Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Wade Rule reveals to his classmate Maria that he plans to run off to Vermont to escape his domineering mother. When Maria tells him she'd rather run off than live with her father, Wade makes up his mind to take Maria along. But when he shows up at school with a shotgun to fetch her, things go horribly wrong.
Momentary Mother
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.
Ten Thousand Heavens
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 67,690. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013 by Whitepoint Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
With patience, persistence and love, a man called Bird befriends Annie, an abused and difficult mare. Eventually, Annie reciprocates Bird's affection, but their relationship is sorely tested when they are separated by a catastrophic wildfire. In order to reunite, they must battle not only the forces of nature but the greed and cunning of unscrupulous men.
To the Left of the Microwave
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 31,570. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2011 by Whitepoint Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
The eclectic characters in this collection of ten tales contend with the classic, American quest after freedom. The women in these stories grapple with greed in 1980s New York, tangle with an Indiana abortion clinic surrounded by protesters, and succumb to a wacky adventure with a scientist who thinks he’s losing his mind in California.
The Drama Kids
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 31,840. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
9 bathroom-length stories about the kids nobody likes. Drawings by Jeff Hurlow.
Cold Fusion 2000
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 66,320. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
Alex Kavanagh is a physics-obsessed geek who's just had a horrible day. While drowning his sorrows he sees an ex, Lucy Spiers. They go on a date and he realises he still loves her. Problem: she's changed. For a start, she’s actually Lucy’s twin sister, Jane... Cold Fusion is a story wrapped around an enigma. It’s a novel about making peace with the past and moving on.
Scar Jewelry
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 August Birds
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,440. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Time-travelling ravens Muninn and Huginn visit a dying boy to grant him his final wish. August desperately wants to be a scientist, and the ravens take him on a journey through history to see science... the science that happened in the month he was named after. But although August doesn't know it, Muninn has her own reason for helping him...
Books. La decimotercera revolución cultural
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,530. Language: Spanish. Published: January 31, 2015 by Universidad de Los Hemisferios (Quito, Ecuador). Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Adventure » Action
El mundo ha cambiado mucho desde que apareció una prodigiosa máquina que permite a la mente humana adquirir conocimientos a velocidades insospechadas. Pero tanta información no llenó de paz la Tierra, sino de resentimientos, odios y revoluciones. Varias guerras mundiales han pasado y reina ahora esa tenue calma de postguerra. La batalla, sin embargo, se enciende nuevamente en la universidad...
The Shoemaker
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,430. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Shoemaker follows the lives of Pietro, who emigrates to America in the 1920’s, and Manny, his great-grandson, who moves to California from Pittsburgh in the 1990’s. Pietro is a shoemaker, and Manny is obsessed with finding the perfect pair of shoes. Both uncertain of changing societal roles, their lives intersect when Manny discovers an old photograph of Pietro and restores it back to life.
The Drawing Lesson, the first in the Trilogy of Remembrance
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.
Revolving Doors
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 148,660. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015 by Proglen. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Set in Thailand, Revolving Doors is the companion piece of Behind the Folding Fan focusing on Old and New Japan. Revolving Doors finds the hero exploring a new country to him as he tries to reconnect with his soul-mate.
Creaking Floorboards
Price: $7.69 USD. Words: 74,740. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Colbourne Miller’s debut novel, is a true insight into the world of Ian Wills: An archetypal HSP, a patriot, a romantic, a lover of nature, a tad eccentric, somewhat political, very obsessive, but, above all, an Ancient Briton through and through! Ian Wills’ trials and tribulations are numerous; frequently funny, occasionally sad, often happy, though moreover they are real...
League Of Mortals
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 162,710. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
League of Mortals is the most honest thing you will ever read about illness: a razor-sharp story told with shocking candor, fierce wit, and deep compassion. Wesley Peary gets sick just before his senior year, and in short order loses his job, his friends, and his fun - everything but his mind. When that goes, too, he finds the only person who can help is in even worse shape than he is.