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Olo Books

Olo means "surfboard of chiefs and kings" in Hawaiian. It also happens to be the name of the Best Dog who Ever Lived (TM).

Olo made us laugh. He made us think. He made us care about the world, and yes, sometimes he made us angry, too. But mostly, he just rocked. Like his book line.

The motto of Olo Books is "Good stories, please."

We don't care so much about genre or convention, which means we'll publish whatever we love. It might be anything from a sweet fantasy about a talking bookstore to a dark tale of Catholic school girls turned vampires to a hard-hitting noir story about a Mohawk man in trouble. It might be autobiographical medical humor. It might be a poem about werewolves.

On the upside, if you have eclectic taste, we promise to do our best not to bore you. On the downside, please use your judgement about what's appropriate for yourself or your children.

Thanks and please keep checking back as we increase our inventory. Namaste!

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Student Body: A Hope Sze Novella, with Bonus Radio Drama: No Air
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,350. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014 by Olo Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Student Body After facing down three murderers, Dr. Hope Sze comes face-to-face with a sociopath who escapes the criminal justice system. For the first time, in this 10,000-word novella, that sociopath gets to speak. Read Student Body after the novel Terminally Ill, or face the consequences. Bonus radio drama: No Air "Hope Sze is an utterly likeable character." --Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine
Terminally Ill
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 102,300. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2014 by Olo Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When “Elvis the Escape King” chains and nails himself inside a coffin and lowers himself into Montreal’s St. Lawrence River, he can’t break free. Hope restarts his heart and saves his life. But now Elvis demands to know who sabotaged his stunt. So Hope plunges into the magical art of escape--and the art of crime and betrayal. "Entertaining and insightful." -Publishers Weekly
Magic by the Dollar: A Skeptic, a Scrooge, and Two Kids in the Kingdom of Orlando
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,360. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2014 by Olo Books. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Amusement & theme parks
One family. Three days. Two theme parks. Will they survive? The players. Code name: The Skeptic. When he was a kid, his parents would drive him and his sister down on annual torture-trips to Florida, with the dog sandwiched between them. The Skeptic hates crowds and noise, and barely tolerates his own family. Theme parks=the most excruciating place on earth, to him. So why should he submit to this
The Cancer Christmas
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 930. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2014 by Olo Books. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
When my father--the smart, strong, mostly silent type--got diagnosed with a brain tumor a few months after his 56th birthday, I figured we'd ended up with the worst Christmas present ever. Instead, he and my infant son taught me the most important Christmas lesson of all.
The Cheap and Lovely Guide to Montreal: Food, Fun, Fashion, and Ze French
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,700. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2014 by Olo Books. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Montreal. The gourmet capital of North America, where you don’t have to pay big bucks for the best eats. The city of beautiful women and men, where you can buy eco-conscious fashion by local designers, at a bargain. The endless fun of festivals, clubs, dancing on a mountain, or chilling out to yoga. And oh yes, ze French. Beauty and joie de vivre. Discover Montreal.
The Italian School for Assassins
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 52,050. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2013 by Olo Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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Assassin school. Why not? Octavia “V” Ling figures she'll get an insane workout and the adventure she craves for a birthday that ends in a zero. Until the other assassin students start attacking her. So V sneaks out for a drink with a hot young Italian guy, only to wake up the in morning with a teeny hangover and a huge problem: someone killed her roommate and framed her for it. Yikes.
The Knowledgeable Lion: Poems and Prose by the Unfeeling Doctor in Africa
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,830. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2013 by Olo Books. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
I yearned to visit Africa. Instead, I finished my medical training, got married, and had kids. Then my teacher friend, Becky, said, “My school is going to South Africa. You could come.” This is a short book of poems, mixed with occasional prose, about my travels in South Africa and Swaziland. As a tourist, instead of as a doctor. As the African proverb says, “Travel teaches how to see."
Fifty Shades of Grey’s Anatomy: The Unfeeling Doctor’s Fresh Confessions from the Emergency Room
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,340. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013 by Olo Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
True tales from the most unfeeling doctor in the emergency room, with a twist. Medicine with a little bit of sex (Grey’s Anatomy) and a tiny bit of torture (Fifty Shades of Grey). All G-rated, of course. I’m a (cough) professional. As in, a medical professional writing about life in the emergency lane. Want a snapshot of a world in free-fall? Turn the page.
Eat Right and Get a Dog: Short Thoughts on Losing Weight and Gaining a Life
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,040. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2013 by Olo Books. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Dieting
Who wants to lose a few pounds? I do, I do! Who wants to read about weight loss? Um… I'm a doctor who won't count calories. I want to eat more than a goji berry or order a magic spoonful of powdered spinach from every Tuesday. Do what I do: eat right and get a dog. Hooray!
Bound
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,180. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2013 by Olo Books. Category: Fiction » Erotica » BDSM
She never met a man who didn't want her. Until today. Mr. Cold, Dark, and Dangerous. And now, she'll do anything to find him again. Anything. But in the meantime, she must satisfy another man…and a woman holding a pack of cards, and a pair of handcuffs. A short Cold Ones story.
Apples, Broccoli & Rats with Islands: Short thoughts on envy and positivity for writers (and human beings in general)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,940. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2013 by Olo Books. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Do you seethe with envy? Do you turn so green, staring at your friend's award-winning, New York Times bestselling books, that you kind of look like...broccoli? Me too. This bite-sized book tells you how I kicked envy to the moon—well, not the moon. Okay. The front porch. Using my muscular yet shapely broccoli legs, I kicked envy to the porch so I could write my own work. You can, too.
The Unfeeling Thousandaire: How I Made $10,000 Indie Publishing and You Can, Too!
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,880. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012 by Olo Books. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
In my first few months of indie publishing, I made zero dollars. That's right. The big donut. But by the end of my first year, I'd grossed over $10,000, making me not a millionaire, but a thousandaire. How? Hard work and a bit of good luck. We can all profit from indie publishing, whether it's a little or a lot. Come join the thousandaires club!
Mr. Chef & Ms. Librarian
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 81,480. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2012 by Olo Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Tariq and Ivy aren't just from opposite sides of the tracks, they're from opposite worlds. He lives for food. She tolerates it. He's got his Muslim-Canadian family on speed dial; she doesn't speak to her mother in England. Her ex just dumped her. His business is on its last loan. And yet, when Ivy strolls into Tariq's cooking class, love is too delicious to resist.
The Unfeeling Wannabe Surgeon: A Med School Memoir
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 44,430. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012 by Olo Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The hours are inhumane. The people are insane. But you literally hold someone's life in your hands. And the one thing that nobody told me before I plunged hands-first into my surgical rotation, the thing I had to discover for myself, was that, compared to anything else in medicine, every blood-spattered second of surgery is so much fun.
The Unfeeling Doctor Betwixt Birthing Babies: Poems About Love, Loss, and More Love
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,070. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2012 by Olo Books. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
This is the story about a plucky emergency doctor giving birth to two healthy babies—and all the whacked-out stuff that happens in between. Death and disease stalk and smite my family; I'm trying to save lives in the ER and conceive another baby. Warning: this book is less about official doctor-ing and more about my unbalanced life (but funny! And plucky! Did I mention plucky?).
Beware of the Chinese Mama: Novel Excerpts About the Chinese Mama-fioso
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,440. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2012 by Olo Books. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
"Why don't you write about your mother, like Amy Tan?" said a friend. I resisted, but my mother crept into my writing. Is she a tiger mother? Not strict enough. Dragon lady? Too disorganized. Girl yelling "Me love you long time?" Uh, try another era. My mother defies stereotype. For my friend, and for anyone else who likes, or fears, or is a Chinese Mama, read and weep over the Chinese mama-fioso.
These Delicate Creatures
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,550. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2011 by Olo Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
When a tyrant overtakes her space colony, Emma Lo strikes back with her art. She employs nanotechnology to transform her nearly century-old body so that she may play Othello in a desperate bid to satirize and overthrow the President—until someone hacks Emma's com link and begins to blackmail her. A cat-and-mouse game where Emma's life and spirit are at stake.
Piranhas, Pickle Joe, and Me
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,710. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2011 by Olo Books. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
What if...your best friend was a long, thin slice of dill pickle and you played with him every night in your dreams? What if...this world became more real than the one you're in right now? What if...Pickle Joe took you swimming up the Amazon River and the piranhas attacked you?
The Littlest Caregiver
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,190. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011 by Olo Books. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
When my father was diagnosed with brain cancer, I could handle the hospital. I'm a doctor. I pushed for faster and better treatment. But the actual caretaking? I fumbled. Luckily, my infant son Max was wiser than me. Here is Max and Dad's story. This essay will also appear in my book, The Unfeeling Doctor, Unplugged. "Beautiful...one of your best pieces ever."-Medical Post editor David Hodges
The Popcorn Prophecies
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,230. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011 by Olo Books. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Everyone knows girls can't tell the future. Everyone, that is, except Julia Sharpe. She starts fortunetelling with popcorn kernels (it's like using tea leaves, only it's, um, popcorn)--and kinds of ends up saving herself, her clan, and all the other supposedly untalented girls on the planet.
'Buddhish': The Unfeeling Doctor's Freefall into Buddhism, Grief and Grace
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 40,340. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2011 by Olo Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
So how did this agnostic emergency doctor first find Buddhism, or Buddhish-ness? I had started practicing medicine while pregnant with my first child. Then my life shattered. At 20 weeks, I delivered a stillborn baby girl. A local priest said, "You need to forgive yourself, and I can't help you with that." This is the story of Buddhism leading me on my path to forgiveness.
Your Baby Is Safe: excerpts from an illustrated book for anybody who has loved and lost a little one
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 230. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2011 by Olo Books. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Emotional healing
If you yearn to hold your baby, If your love still burns, If your heart is broken, Or if you want to comfort to someone walking this road, This book is for you. Excerpts from the art book written and illustrated for anybody who has loved and lost a little one at any age. "The words and imagery are wonderful...I hope it provides many people with some comfort..." Maggie McVay Lynch, Ed.D.
Waiting for Jenny Rex
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,130. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2011 by Olo Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Jenny died of anorexia, but she didn't stay dead. She's back and she's warning the world about her deadly disease. Josh, the media-savvy reporter, helps her get the message out...and falls in love with her drive, her sass, and funny little streaks of innocence. Can Jenny save the world from anorexia? Can Josh save her from herself? Honorable Mention in the Year's Best Science Fiction, 2003
The Unfeeling Doctor, Unplugged: More True Tales From Med School and Beyond
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,250. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011 by Olo Books. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Was I always The Most Unfeeling Doctor in the World? Of course not. I offer you counter-examples from medical school, a time when I was so earnest, I scraped my finger on the mannequin while practicing my digital rectal exam technique (true story). Now I practice emergency medicine in the digital age, where Twitter co-exists with trauma and tendonitis. Come on in.
Popcorn Girl in Like
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,120. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2011 by Olo Books. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Julia Sharpe can tell the future using popcorn. That's right, popcorn. It's like using tea leaves, only cooler. But the cute new kid, Darwin Jones, makes all the fortunetellers sick. How can Julia save the day and get Darwin to fall in like with her at the same time? Winner of the InnermoonLit Award for Best First Chapter of a Novel (2008)
Lucky Now and Zen
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 44,170. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2011 by Olo Books. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
Luke Gallagher rules the world as the luckiest guy on the planet. Well, not literally. But he gets the grades, the girls, and the goals ever since he rubbed the belly of the Laughing Buddha statue in Chinatown. His luck drops in the crapper on the first day of university. Now Luke's got to shovel his way out and maybe, just maybe, find true love...plus a little Zen Buddhism and real magic.
Wolf Ice
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 105,950. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2011 by Olo Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Wolf ice killed Leila's best friend. And now it's stealing Leila's self-control. Someone invented this new wolf bait that arouses werewolves like Leila and drives her straight into the arms (and on to other anatomical parts) of her sizzling, paramedic ex-boyfriend. Can she fight past the lust in order to save her species?
High School Hit List
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 70,870. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2011 by Olo Books. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense
Jimmy can talk to animals. No big deal, probably part of his Mohawk heritage. But one day, Coyote tells him, "You have to go to school. There's going to be trouble." Turns out a bully's slashing his way through a hit list, starting with one of the vice principals and closing in on Jimmy himself at number four. Now Jimmy's got to protect them all--with some help from the birds and the beasts.
Dancing Through the Chaos
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 89,790. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2011 by Olo Books. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
Three friends. One belly dancing class. Every Monday, on penalty of death or cheesecake. By the first night, Kate gets bushwhacked by a friend request on Facebook from her old best friend/first lover. Hailey decides that she loves belly dancing more than her husband. And Gavriella picks up a guy who turns down the fornication. (Is he crazy, or does she smell that bad?) Sex. City. Dancing.
Notorious D.O.C.
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 82,090. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2011 by Olo Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Eight years ago, someone ran over a young doctor who asked too many questions. Today, at the mother's request, Dr. Hope Sze untangles the cold case before the killer silences Hope, too. This time, the sociopath won't back down. Neither will Hope--or the two men vying for her attention. The second Hope Sze mystery. Written by a Montreal ER doctor. "Hope Sze is...utterly likeable."--EQMM
The List
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 106,070. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2011 by Olo Books. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
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When Oona's husband asks for an open marriage, she kicks him to the curb and makes a list. A list of the guys not taken. The first guy she really loved. The guy who morphed into Dr. McDreamy. And the smokin' yoga teacher with abs of titanium. The List of all the guys she coulda-woulda-shoulda. Now Oona can. She will. And she should. The List. Because a few good men are the best revenge.
Code Blues
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 101,950. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2011 by Olo Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Dr. Hope Sze rolls into Montreal with three simple goals: 1) survive her family medicine residency, 2) try pain au chocolat, 3) go on a date sometime in the next two years. Then she discovers a doctor's body in the locker room. When she tries to uncover his killer, two men dive in to help her. The one man who makes her melt has zero alibi. "Hope Sze is an utterly likeable character.” EQMM
No Air
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Price: Free! Words: 18,400. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2011 by Olo Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
Dr. Valerie Chia strides into St. Joseph's emergency room expecting the usual Montreal Monday morning chaos. But when the other day doctor goes AWOL and a patients crashes, Val's up the creek, in a handbasket, even before she lets resident Dr. Hope Sze try the emergency airway... Debut episode (half-hour pilot script) of a medical radio drama featuring Dr. Hope Sze.
Dancers With Red Shoes
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,110. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2011 by Olo Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
When magical creatures need a cure, they journey to the Wizard's Hospital. On a sweltering day in July, a pair of red shoes dance in the tower of the Wizard's Hospital. Leah Chang, the wizard's apprentice, brings the shoes to audition for the Royal Academy of Magical Ballet. Chaos ensues.
A Pain in the Toenails
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Price: Free! Words: 3,090. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2011 by Olo Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Ah, the innocence of medical school. This is a story from my third year of clinical clerkship, when I started rotating through the hospital wards. One patient taught me about ulcerative colitis...and a few other things. You can also find this essay in my book, The Most Unfeeling Doctor in the World and Other True Tales from the Emergency Room.
Skin Song
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,430. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2011 by Olo Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
"[A] medical student who is anything but ordinary... Kyla has a strange gift: she can hear skin songs. To her, a person's skin has a song and each person sounds differently. On arriving at med school she finds herself in a quandary: does the skin song continue after death? Mixing mystery in with sheer humanity and splendid characterization, Yuan-Innes's story is a delight." -Alicia Curtis
Restless
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,070. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2011 by Olo Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
When magical creatures need a cure, they journey to the Wizard's Hospital. On a cold day in December, a mysterious man makes a pilgrimage to a hidden corner of Montreal, Canada. He has been walking for almost 2000 years and must negotiate a dwarf, a three-headed dog, and worse yet, pesky apprentices before reaching the poutine-loving wizard named Noah who might be able to help him.
Mrs. Marigold's House
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,590. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2011 by Olo Books. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Every Hallowe'en, Mrs. Marigold invites only six children to her mansion. One boy, Adam, warns Ashley away, but her parents, desperate to get in good with the richest woman in town, force her to go. Trick or treat? Trick. Definitely trick. The question is if Ashley can get out alive. "Yuan-Innes delivers a Bradburyian shocker in 'Mrs. Marigold's House'.....Highly recommended."-Paul Di Filippo
Iron Monk
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,420. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2011 by Olo Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Two Shaolin monks exiled to outer space try to keep up their traditions, including kung fu, on their way to answer an alien communication signal. But when Little Tiger falls ill, they must reinvent their approach in order to survive. "[A]n intriguing story of a group of Chinese dissidents sent on a treacherous space mission to contact aliens in the outer Solar System..." D. Douglas Fratz, sfsite
Red
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,590. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2011 by Olo Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
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A pregnant teenager donates her embryo to a recipient mother who wants red-haired children. The doctor who pioneered the technology performs the microsurgery exquisitely. Everyone should live happily ever after. Except this isn't a fairy tale. "Red," a short story originally published in Nature's Future science fiction section.
The Most Unfeeling Doctor in the World and Other True Tales From the Emergency Room
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,140. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2011 by Olo Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
Life as an emergency doctor. That teenager puking up two liters of vodka and his stomach lining at triage? Yup. Blood pouring out of a terrified pregnant woman? Call me. Plus the patient who no longer has a nosebleed screaming at me across the department, "You. Are. The Most. Unfeeling doctor. I have ever met!" Come on in. Nominated for the Top 50 Must-Read Books for Nurses in 2012.
Space and Time Books
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,360. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2011 by Olo Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
"Anyone who loves bookstores will enjoy "Space and Time Books" by Melissa Yuan-Innes, a lyrical tale with a very different central character." --sfrevu.com In a world where two independent bookshops close every week, Space and Time Books takes its fate into its own hands. Well, it's a bookstore. It doesn't actually have hands. But it does have a Book of Spells that grants it three wishes...
Embryos in Space
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,130. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2011 by Olo Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Award-winning author and physician, Melissa Yuan-Innes, explores the strange new worlds of embryo transplantation ("Red"), human-ape genetic engineering ("Growing Up Sam"), and exile (two Shaolin monks banished to outer space in "Iron Monk") in an exclusive collection of her science fiction stories.
Growing Up Sam
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2011 by Olo Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Hi. I Sam. I half bonobo, half human. That make people want to kill me. I not care. I play in my steel room. But then something go very wrong. Honorable Mention, The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twenty-Second Annual Collection "affecting"-- SF Site "strong...In tone the story resembles Flowers for Algernon.... Yuan-Innes pulls off quite a difficult balancing act." --Challenging Destiny
Little Box of Horror
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,330. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2011 by Olo Books. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Award-winning author Melissa Yuan-Innes gathers three of her most disquieting tales, "Skin Song," "The Dormitory of the Friable Little Girls," and "Mrs. Marigold's House" for your reading (dis)pleasure. From a medical student rightfully afraid of dissecting a cadaver to sadistic nuns and vampire schoolgirls, come in and open this little box of horror.
The Dormitory of the Friable Little Girls
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,310. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2011 by Olo Books. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
When Melanie's mother dumps her at the Little Flower Preparatory College for Girls, Melanie can handle the uniforms and the 6 a.m. wake-up calls. But when the nuns' discipline turns savage and Melanie discovers that the parents have essentially abandoned them, Melanie must save herself and her best friend, even if it means consorting with a vampire.
Indian Time
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,000. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2011 by Olo Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Fresh out of jail and off drugs, Fred Redish embarks on a new life. First up: getting to know his two young sons, who are under the custody of his mother-in-law. Problem is, she poisons them against Mohawks in general and Fred in particular. Does he have to kill her to get his boys back? "Impressive...moving"--Publisher's Weekly


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  • Side Dish of Death for 12: Whaddya Mean 'Honor Among Thieves'..? on Sep. 11, 2011

    Looks like a lot of fun! I haven't had a chance to do as a dinner party, but just reading the character descriptions and plot twists makes me want to take a run at it. I'll post another review once I've tried it in real life, but in the meantime, I'll be dreaming about Chicago during the Prohibition!
  • A Pleasing Shape on Oct. 05, 2011

    Very dark and cold, slipping from one scene to another, frightening in its detached descriptions of horror.