Books tagged: metafiction

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The Adventures of the Imagination of Periphery Stowe
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You set the price! Words: 78,230. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Back when eternal youth was just something folks were learning to live without, all Riggs Bombay wanted was to find a cure for his hallucinations. Instead he found an ancient storybook, coveted by the secret powers of the world. Now Riggs must dodge the grasp of codgers, villains, and philosophers long enough to deliver the book to the one man in the world who wants nothing to do with it.
Three-Sixty
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,610. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2010. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
William Johnson is a substitute teacher locked in a classroom until dismissal at four p.m. But when the clock on the wall is stuck at "3:60," he wonders if he'll ever be able to leave. The younger versions of himself that are stuck in the classroom as well don't think so.
Migrations, Volume I : Don't Forget to Breathe
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Series: Migrations. Price: Free! Words: 96,360. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
"...he could imagine the Dust spiraling in corners, plotting en masse an elaborate offensive upon those who sought seclusion from the outside Universe. The Dust: it was older than Time, bound by its allegiance to the Tangible—to the very Physical Substance of creation— to make pointed attacks fueled by conspiracy upon its bitter rival, the amorphously-composed Intangible Will.." (p.202)
Postmodernist Reality: Postmodernist Fiction, Realism, and the Representation of Reality
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,290. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2011 by MC Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Realism
This eloquent introduction to postmodernism explores how post-war British fiction reinvents and re-evaluates the literary conventions of Realism. By focusing on the modes postmodern Bristish novelists approach the relations between past and present, the elusiveness of history, and the distortions of memory, the author shows how Realism is extended to portray multiple realities.
The Feeling of Doing My Job
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,880. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2011 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
The novel sputtered, not starting. Nothing worked. All her previous novels came easily. But now no word, no sentence looked right. She needed to solve the problem. And then did. A story... about writing... a story.
Aquasynthesis
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Price: Free! Words: 61,170. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2011 by Splashdown Books. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
aqua (n) - water, used in compound names, or substances in water. synthesis (n) - The combining of elements into a unified entity. aquasynthesis (n) - a combining of worlds within a pool of water; an anthology of short stories from Splashdown authors: Fred Warren, Caprice Hokstad, P.A. Baines, Adam Graham, R.L. Copple, Travis Perry, Mike Lynch, Keven Newsome, Kat Heckenbach and Ryan Grabow
[Corentine]
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 67,180. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
[Corentine] follows the narrator, a man who wants to forget his past, as he searches for his missing girlfriend, a woman who is unable to recall her own. All signs point to the involvement of a company named Synchro Systems, where doctors have been working with volunteers using experimental, cutting edge treatments for memory disorders.
Alexander Murphy's Home for Wayward Celebrities
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 111,680. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Lucy Faas was lonely, though she didn’t realize it before coming to stay at Alexander Murphy’s Montecito home. Her only intention leaving her hermitage was for a fresh place where she could begin the comeback of her abandoned music career. She never expected that she would be joining an informal family of celebrities hiding from the world, or how the home would change everything.
Murmurs: Gathered Stories Vol. One
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,310. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2011 by OW Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Murmurs: Gathered Stories Vol. One brings together nine previously published stories hand selected to best represent the darkness prevalent in much of Caleb J. Ross’ fiction. Deformities, parenthood, childhood, each treated with literary integrity, come together to map the visceral, gut-wrenching side of family life.
Toren the Apprentice's Tale, Book 1
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 70,900. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Have you ever been swept away by a story? If you have, you know the magic of the storyteller--and you know that magic is real. That is 17-year-old Toren's magic . . but is she brave enough to accept the power that lies within her?