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Maud's House
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Series: The Terra Nova Quartet, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,570. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Praise For "Maud's House": "Gough’s writing is...poignant, spare, with the strength and subtlety of a fine woodcut..." E. Annie Proulx ...it’s clear that the richness of language as it is spoken in Newfoundland is in Gough’s literary blood.” Michael Harris, The Globe and Mail
Hollywood Assistant
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,970. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
A Hollywood superstar suffers a mental collapse, her marriage is falling apart, her career is on the ropes and the only one keeping it all together is her loyal assistant and friend, Darryl. Problem is, he's kind of in love with her. Soon he finds himself drawn into a story that is much like the movies his employer stars in. But in real life the answers aren't in the script...
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.
Behind the Folding Fan
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 151,170. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014 by Proglen. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is a story of self-discovery and self-actualization. The main character, despite having realized the American Dream, is ill-at-ease in his cosmopolitan milieu. Sensing that something important is missing in his life, he hankers to relive experiences he once had in Asia. He naïvely seeks to renew, if not reinvent himself in Old Japan, which he considers his spiritual home.
Nazar
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,160. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2009. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The award-winning short story by Andrew Kooman, winner of the 2004 Hobson Prize for Fiction. A young Canadian college student tutors Nazar, a refugee from Afghanistan, in English. Unable to communicate with each other beyond basic words and signs, the young man tries to piece together the story of Nazar’s flight from the Taliban, through Pakistan into Canada.
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.
Existence Is Futile
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 52,470. Language: British English. Published: August 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
There are three things which can irrevocably change a man's life - the death of a loved one, a moment of revelation and saying the wrong thing at precisely the wrong time. Unfortunately for Professor Henry Tomlinson, he has recently experienced all three. And it's those experiences which threaten to push him over the edge.
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.
The God Maker: How God Became God
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,310. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
A moving and delightful story of self-discovery that weaves humankind's desire to understand Who am I? into a creative journey certain to expand our imagination into places heretofore unimagined. The beauty of this novel is also in the author's ability to introduce the complexities of philosophy through a wise and poignant tale about a man who loses everything...and finds himself.
A Strange One
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,460. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012 by Mendicant Bookworks. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Mendicant Bookworks presents literary short fiction by Pushcart nominee William Taylor, Jr.
Never Apologize; a Dream of New York City
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 8,250. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Richard Burley is suffering from writer's block, and takes a long bike ride to clear his head. He covers more ground than he'd ever imagined possible, as the first snow of the season begins to fall, and he is confronted by possibilities he'd never considered before.
Chốn Cũ
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 59,030. Language: Vietnamese. Published: May 31, 2012 by Kệ Sách eBook. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Song Thao Chốn Cũ tập truyện ngắn Copyrighted by Song Thao Published by Kệ Sách eBook Publishing Center 2012 Smashwords edition ISBN: 978-1-4524-2959-5
Lori
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 105,640. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
The sheltered, comfortable, liberal upbringing undergone by Lori did not prepare her for marriage into the difficult and quirky Chicago working-class family of her husband, Jerry. Alcoholism, infidelity, economic disaster, and a mother’s biggest heartbreak of all-a seriously ill child-imperil Lori’s world. A story with tragedies and triumphs to which every reader will be able to relate.
The Wake-Up Call
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,760. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
On the surface he has it all: the women, the career, and the Central Park view penthouse, but behind his well-groomed and chiseled facade he has nothing. At least this is what he's about to realize. Find out how Jack gets his life-changing wake-up call in this fast-paced, heartfelt and funny novel about soul-searching, friendship, and love.
Lifeform Three
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 61,700. Language: British English. Published: December 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Paftoo is a ‘bod’; made to serve. He is a groundsman in the last remaining countryside estate, once known as Harkaway Hall and now a theme park. Paftoo holds scattered memories of the old days but they are regularly deleted to keep him productive. When he starts to have dreams of the Lost Lands' past, Paftoo is propelled into a nocturnal battle to reclaim his memories and his soul
I'd Never Been Shot for Real Before
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,160. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
I’d Never Been Shot for Real Before takes readers through a post-9/11 world of sex clubs, bankruptcy cubicle farms and guns that definitely go off. This blackly comic short story will be a favourite for fans of Please, Peter Darbyshire’s award-winning and critically acclaimed first book.
Digging Out
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,530. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2011 by Icy Road Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Abbie lives with her grandmother and her twins, Jed and Jill, on a farm cluttered with old machinery. One day she snaps, and decides to clean up decades of mess. To her surprise, everyone benefits.
She Sings of Old, Unhappy, Far-off Things
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 83,890. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
(5.00 from 1 review)
Margaret Braithwaite, a fifty-ish professor, lives in the shadow of her famous husband, Gavin, who is terminally ill. When he hires Wyck Fitzsimmons to restore his gardens, Margaret slowly realizes her heart can feel love again. Gavin, though, is determined not to let death stop him from holding onto his wife. Love can take root in the most barren hearts, if Margaret and Wyck can let it grow.
The Termite Queen: Volume One: The Speaking of the Dead
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 131,320. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In the 30th century, an off-world expedition brings back a giant termite with a behavior that suggests intelligence. During the planning for a first-contact expedition, Kaitrin Oliva, a linguistic anthropologist, falls in love with the entomologist-leader, a complex man hiding a dark secret. Meanwhile, civil discord is brewing on the termite planet as the Queen's Chamberlain plots a murder ...
Scar Jewelry
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,710. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 5 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.