Books tagged: contemporary literature

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Love On A One Way Street
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,040. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Three short stories of hearts adrift. Stories of love that goes nowhere, passion that burns alone in the dark, dedication that survives the spite of life. The protagonists are men in love with a woman, with an idea of a woman, with a desire or an expectation. Men who perform various arts with the only real goal of preserving the music and the poetry of love in the sedative prose of everyday life.
Afternoon Conversations with Uncle Toby
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 6,410. Language: British English. Published: December 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Coming of age
"Sometimes I feel as if I am in a stand off against my own self; and its throwing life at me, straight in the face, daring me to prove I can pass over all its hurdles and survive the silent bullets it has planned to fire between my unsuspecting eyes." Listen in on Afternoon Conversations with Uncle Toby.
The Painter, She Smiles Like Sunbeams
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,580. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A stuttering, socially inept college student meets his idol, a cynical, middle-aged artist who might or might not bear a resemblance to Vivien Leigh. They begin an affair that is mutually destructive...but not necessarily dysfunctional. Contains brief scenes of sexuality. This story originally appeared, with some alterations, in Conte.
Black Tongue
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 118,170. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2012 by Savvy Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
“Women are not born witches. Life makes them turn that way. If you want the truth of what I say, look at the facts: there are no young witches, no child witches. All the women torn or hacked to pieces in the columns of the newspapers are old. Some of them are not even witches at all."
Awful, Ohio
Price: Free! Words: 72,740. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00)
"An intriguing monster." Troy Slushy's exposure to his life-decimating job, depressed wife, and crumbling home encourage his desire for a life in perpetual darkness. It becomes his objective to destroy the bright, menacing beast that removes him from the ecstasy of his dreams, only to expose him to all of these worthless possessions. Troy Slushy declares that his mission is to destroy the sun.
Three Men and a Husband
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,610. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit, Fiction » Romance » General
When David Melling asks his wife what she would like for her 40th birthday, the answer shocks them both. Anna wants his permission to sleep with other men.
Hunters and Gamblers
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,580. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Ryan Ridge's debut collection of short fiction, published by Dark Sky Books.
Blip Reader 2.3
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,500. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction
A collection of short "flash" fiction including work by Kim Chinquee, Victoria Lancelotta, Frances Lefkowitz, Dinty Moore, Chris Diken, Tom Whalen, Alan Michael Parker, Tara Deal, and several others. An excellent collection of remarkable work that shows the range, quality, and impact of this very short form fiction. Published by Blip Books.
Taming The Golden Boys Of Central High
Series: Golden Boys, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,610. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Chick Lit
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15-year old bad girl senior Nevada Tate is transferred to her new school when on the first day of school she meets the bullies of Central High. Unfortunate for them Nevada Tate just isn't your average newbie dweeb; she's the bully's bully. Who's bullying who? And what happens when the bully falls for the victim?
A Season in Desire
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,530. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Latin American Poetry
50 short poems translated by Teresa M. Lorenz (University of Arizona) from Acevedo’s newest publication. In this volume, you will find desire, love and carried out dreams.