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Pase de un Día
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,990. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2014 by CV-2 Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
A billion Third Worlders wanted to work in the United States. As a lucky holder of a daypass, Chalo had the opportunity to teleport to his job, unless he overstayed his shift. Or lost his daypass.
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.
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?
"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.
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.
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?
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.
Un biglietto di sola andata
Price: Free! Words: 5,490. Language: Italian. Published: November 29, 2014 by ZeugmaPad. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Che strano, pensai, mi sto preoccupando di qualcosa che in capo a due giorni non avrà più senso. L’avvocato Ridolfo Molteni non riesce ancora a staccarsi completamente dalle incombenze e dalla routine quotidiana, anche se ha preso una decisione irrevocabile.
Minerva's Owl
Price: Free! Words: 7,200. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
In this short story we meet Marta who is living a fairly isolated life with her son with autism. We share some of her experiences and thoughts about how she came to this place in life and we also consider what it means to live in an authentic way.
Voice of Reason
Price: Free! Words: 700. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Savvy land manager, Jean Benchley, gives a voice to the people of a struggling city. Her hunches about the CEO of Bankstron Glass gets too close for comfort in this brief flash fiction story.
The Honor Code on Trial (Short Story)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,480. Language: American English. Published: November 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Jeffrey, a BYU graduate student, is sent to deliver a blunt message from BYU to the Northeast Accreditation Commission, where he is introduced to the bizarre world of progressive academia with its fixation about privilege and its perpetual outrage over perceived offenses. One thing is clear: Everyone has a religion, and those who claim they don't are often among the fiercest of zealots.
Good Luck Clover on My Doorstep
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 490. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2014 by Style Writes Now. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
This miniature story opens up a variety of topics. Namely, how flexible are the limits of trust, loyalty, superstition?
Life, the Treasure Map and something or another.
Price: Free! Words: 6,840. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(3.00 from 1 review)
A boy is being bullied. But that happens all the time, doesn't it? For this boy, however, life takes an unexpected turn, and he will discover what he is really made of.
Rabbits & Wild Dogs
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,320. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2014 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Marco and the author chase down Joey Bones, ostensibly to teach him a lesson. Joey's been trash talkin' Marco, a boss, and threatening to shoot him. The threat doesn't bother Marco, but being called a rat? Now that bothers him.
A Dreamer`s Guide To Reality
Price: Free! Words: 7,070. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Although all characters are fictional, the story is based on true events which have been adapted in order to help the reader understand better the life of the leading character. The story starts off with Gregory waking up in the middle of the night, scared by a dream he could not remember. The feeling of déjà vu follows his actions throughout the story aiding the reader to return to the conflict.
Little Boy Yao
Price: Free! Words: 340. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
This a poem about a Boy King named Yao
Una voce nel silenzio - Invito alla lettura
Price: Free! Words: 14,460. Language: Italian. Published: November 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Estratto gratuito. “Se tu conoscessi veramente il significato della parola amore, non staresti seduto a guardarlo mentre se ne va.” Isabella è una donna come tante: volitiva, spontanea, esuberante. E come tante donne è sposata a un uomo che non la ama. Sarà la scoperta dell’ennesimo tradimento a cambiare il suo destino: un terribile incidente la costringerà in un letto d’ospedale per il resto...
Last Call
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 1,830. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
(5.00 from 1 review)
You never know when it'll be your last day on Earth. On a day that started like any other, Taylor never imagined the devastating end it would bring.