Whitepoint Press

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Named after a nature preserve that used to be a Nike Missile Site, Whitepoint Press is an independent literary press that publishes ebooks and paperbacks that are not only smartly entertaining but have the potential to change your world.

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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.
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.
The Things We Do for Women
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 44,140. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2013 by Whitepoint Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
This debut story collection comprises twelve linked tales set in Kentucky against the backdrop of the disintegration of a young marriage. A man on the run hides out at a boarding house owned by a paraplegic woman. A young man confesses his extramarital affairs to his mother. A housewife attends the funeral of a young woman whom she never knew.
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.
Searching for a Pulse
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,160. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2013 by Whitepoint Press. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Female authors, Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Nazifa Islam's debut poetry collection tells the story of Rosemary who wants to love and to be loved but finds it tragically impossible.
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.
My Valley Is Icky Too
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 32,740. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2011 by Whitepoint Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
A self-imagined free spirit, Janice Huntington endures her days at Suzanne’s Newsclipping Service sifting through mountains of information, and on her own time she navigates sexual encounters in a search for who knows what. Her frantic, lonely routine begins to unravel with an inquiry into the fate of the inventor of her favorite form of birth control.
Momentary Mother
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,410. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2011 by Whitepoint Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
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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.


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