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Seeking MO
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,240. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
The search for self, or self worth, and one's unique identity in this vast, chaotic world can prove challenging to any young adult. Add a passion for music, spirituality, and the outdoors, and the adventure becomes one worth sharing. Add on top of that a judgmental, God-loving mother, some good books, and a great friend and pen pal, and you might just disappear to the afterlife. Enjoy the ride.
Brane Child
Price: Free! Words: 75,380. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
The Brane Skip device may allow a spaceship to skip between layers of reality, bypass normal space, and avoid the universal speed limit—the speed of light. Lisa Chang, mission commander for its first crewed test, doesn't trust it. It seems like magic to her, and she doesn't believe in magic, not even after the ship skips to a fantasy version of Earth, complete with dragons, orcs, and wizards.
Kineosho Learns to Walk
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,360. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
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Kineosho Learns to Walk is about a young lion’s curious journey of self-discovery. Trained by a hard-core kung fu mouse, and accompanied by the wacky cast of an enchanted forest, does Kineosho have what it takes to overcome life’s many challenges? After all, dealing with the Great Rat Race, religiously fanatical moles, and a hoard of over-enthusiastic self-help gurus is no small joke.
The Totally Unauthorized Obamacare Joke Book - NEW 'We've Been Grubered' Edition
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 19,970. Language: American English. Published: December 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
This is the 2nd Edition of a collection of humor about Obamacare. Edgy and irreverent, the book takes dead aim all aspects of Obamacare with over 225 narrative jokes, Top 10 Lists, poems, haiku, puns, mock news releases, song parodies, etc. many of which were expanded or updated for the 2nd edition. Also includes some of the best Obamacare quips and one-liners from the late night talk shows.
Dia Linn - IV - Le Livre de Neve (Une Bealach)
Series: Dia Linn, Livre 4. Price: $6.49 USD. Words: 98,210. Language: French. Published: December 19, 2014 by Éditions Hélène Jacob. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas, Fiction » Historical » General
Le tome IV de Dia Linn, Une Bealach, est la fin d’un monde. Les O’Callaghan et leurs proches – ceux qui survivront aux batailles, aux flambées de haine du Ku Klux Klan, aux premiers soubresauts de révolte de la vieille Irlande après la Famine, aux guerres indiennes… – ceux-là ne pourront, peut-être, pas échapper à une autre sorte de violence.
First Steps : Madrid Writers' Club Anthology
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,810. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Each of the ten stories are written to depict a main character travelling, either in flight or on a journey of self-discovery. This collection takes the reader from Cuba to the Arctic to fantastical worlds, where animals talk and seals reveal their true nature. Airports and airplanes share pages with rowing boats, subways and horse-drawn carriages.
Saving the Baby
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,310. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2014 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
In this intense short story by Nicolas Z Porter, Gunnery Sergeant Ben Crowley is trapped between past and present, but what's so bad about trying to save a baby?
Twilight of the Banks
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 32,320. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Historical » General
In this contemporary novel a marshal in Italy's Tax Police sets in motion a Euro 420 billion assessment against 10 big banks for their foreign exchange trading in Italy, which is deemed a form of bookmaking and so subject to the country's Unified Gambling Tax.
"The Namesake" Summarized and Analyzed
Series: A Quick Guide ยท Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 8,260. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
As a teenager, Gogol rejects his name because he finds it strange-sounding. In his college, he begins to use his public name Nikhil that becomes his permanent name.
Lifeboat
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 60,170. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
‘There were rumors going around. Whispers and stories about a way out of this place.’ Jen finds herself on a boat with six other passengers and is quite suddenly told that she has somehow died, and that she and her new companions must now brave the creatures of the river and their own missing memories to find the rumored way back to life. Life is hard. Apparently death is harder.
The Journey - A Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 16,220. Language: American English. Published: December 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Mourning the death of his father and tormented by the politics of the land, Shami realizes that he will do what needs to be done: for the sake of his future and that of his family's. Driven into poverty and an uncertain future in his childhood, he daringly enters a world of political activism. He could face the wrath of the state security police. The enemy is powerful and serve their own justice.
Sam and Son
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 41,420. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2014 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
After police officer, Sam Harding’s wife died, Sam decided to leave California and the sad memories behind. Now, working as a police officer in Lancaster, Wisconsin, his boss calls him into his office one day to inform him a woman from California is accusing of him of impregnating her. The woman is being deported back to Mexico and wants to leave her son, now fourteen years old, behind.
Greta's Grace
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 90,860. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Divorced from Greta’s blustery dad, Brian, Lindsey is drawn to him now as they share their fears about Greta. She never expects to experience the drama of becoming involved with her ex-husband or to confront the dilemma of another man falling for her, especially Sam, her son-in-law’s widowed father. But Sam, quiet and reflective, offers more than friendship and becomes her refuge.
Melvin the Protester (Short Story)
Price: Free! Words: 2,270. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
It's love at first sight when Melvin sees an attractive protester, a black-and-white keffiyeh wrapped around her neck; and the next moment he finds himself in the midst of the protest, speaking some sort of truth to some sort of power, all thought of gainful employment cast aside in favor of a life of unending agitation against the current moment's outrage.
Are You Alright Mister Lawrence?
Price: Free! Words: 11,380. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » African American fiction » General
"It's like she stood out from the darkness." Mister Lawrence said. He is blind so what does that mean and how could this affect his day to day life? Would you like to find out? Well, see what is wrong with Mister Lawrence. Is he losing his mind or is his mind trying to show him something?
The Goldberg Variations
Price: $3.79 USD. Words: 21,350. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Our lives could go in many possible directions. What if we had taken that turn? Or this other fork in the road; said that one thing; or learned to hold our tongue and so not have to wish we could un-say it. Meet Anna and Ruth Goldberg, again and again, through many of the possible relationships between these women, mother and daughter. The Goldberg Variations.
Multiple Personality Disorder a Poem in Dialogue
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,280. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Multiple Personality Disorder is a dialogic poem told entirely in free verse about a personality which has fragmented as a result of duress. The original self, Bear, a Caveman on a hill, a dog, Biss, the friend, and the loneliness personified, Bjorn. Lastly, the Figure is an enigmatic force, and its surreptitious manipulation is what drives this narrative of self-exploration.
Live and Let Learn
Price: Free! Words: 9,260. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Jason Dawds was a good husband, father and overall man. But does any of this matter if you are killed? This book explores possibilities and ideas.
The Skinwalker's Tale
Series: The Paranormal Investigator, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,550. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2014 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Brett Taylor has kept a dark secret his entire life—the fact that he is a shape-shifter. Now, his strange ability has reached a climax. The shifting from man to animal has become unstoppable, and a near tragedy unfolds as the shape of a wolf consumes Brett beneath the moonlight. The team must intervene to help him.
Toxic
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,600. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2014 by ThunderPoint Publishing Ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Compelling and authentic, Toxic is a tense and fast paced crime thriller inspired by the Bhopal disaster.