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Spirits Abroad by Zen Cho
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 85,170. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Literary collections » Asian / General
Here there be dragons ... and aunties. Campbell-nominated author Zen Cho's collection SPIRITS ABROAD "refreshingly reimagine[s] the idea of home and tradition and family without offering tidy or pat resolutions" (The Star). The ebook features 15 speculative short stories, author commentary and an ebook-only cover by artist Likhain.
Salinger - The Catcher in the Rye in 1,000 Words by Alex Zbooker
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,590. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
You’ve just made the first step to finding the perfect read for your weekend, vacation or coffee breaks. “The Catcher in the Rye” in 1,000 words is exactly what it suggests – a 1,000-word summary of “The Catcher in the Rye”. This download will give you a first-person view into the story of this e-book.
Miller's Machinations by J. Michael Miller
You set the price! Words: 2,880. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
MILLER’S MACHINATIONS is a collection of short stories and poems written by J. Michael Miller. This varied compilation includes stories covering drama, horror, love, and more!
Little Lost Girl by Graham Wilson
Series: Old Balmain House - Second Edition, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,680. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2017 by Beyond Beyond Books. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A little girl vanished 100 years ago. Her name was Sophie. Where did she go? An old house in Balmain. A portrait and perfume bottle hidden in a chimney. Unknown and untouched, while a century passed, their memory slowly fading. Glimpses of an eight year old girl and her school friend, missing, never found. The grief of those left behind, those who searched, those who yearned. Now a new search!
Hemingway - For Whom the Bell Tolls in 1,000 Words by Alex Zbooker
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,740. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
You’ve just made the first step to finding the perfect read for your weekend, vacation or coffee breaks. “For Whom the Bell Tolls” in 1,000 words is exactly what it suggests – a 1,000-word summary of “For Whom the Bell Tolls”. This download will give you a first-person view into the story of this e-book.
The Rebel in Autumn by Michael Shaara
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 103,890. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014 by Antenna Books. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Written just before the fatal shootings of four students at Kent State in Ohio, and then forgotten in a drawer for nearly 45 years, The Rebel in Autumn is now published for the first time anywhere, ready to take its place as one of the great works of American fiction from a time when words mattered.
Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam by edited by Bernard Edelman for The New York Vietnam Veterans Memorial Commission
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 103,790. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2015 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Fiction » Literary collections » Letters
The bestselling book and basis for the Emmy award-winning documentary (letters read by Robert DeNiro, Robert Downey Jr., Robin Williams...) — is now available in ebook edition! Dear America allows us to witness the war firsthand through the eyes of the men and women who served in Vietnam in this powerful collection of more than 200 poignant, honest, and very human letters.
Sunflower of the Third Reich, A Novel by Andrea Ritter
Price: $6.99 $5.99 USD. (14% off until Nov. 19!) Words: 128,720. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Literary collections » European / German
This is a WWII historical novel based on the experiences of a German family during the Nazi era. Sunflower of the Third Reich is set in war-torn Germany between 1943 and 1945. The novel presents the German perspective of the Second World War – a viewpoint to which American audiences have rarely been exposed. The author grew up in Nazi Germany during WWII.
Black Girl in Paris by Shay Youngblood
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 65,160. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / African American, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
Eden leaves her home, in the American South arriving in Paris, where she experiments freely, inhabiting different incarnations - artist's model, poet's helper, au pair, teacher, thief, and lover - to heal the wounds of her broken heart, discover her sexual self, and, finally, to wrestle her dreams of becoming a writer into reality.
The Redemption of Anais by Virginia Nemetz
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 94,810. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2018 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Diaries & Journals
The work of Anais Nin is second only to the person.Her journals are a treasure to those who wish to understand women, trauma, sexual abuse, and emotional pain so intense that one must split into fractured personalities.
Anne of Ingleside by Lucy Maud Montgomery
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,240. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012 by Davenport Press. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Canadian
Anne Shirley, the red-haired girl from Green Gables, is now a mother herself - still occasionally as impetuous as the young girl she once was, but also with a more practical side to her nature. Ingleside is a busy and contented place, home for Anne, Gilbert and their six lively children. But then Gilbert's maiden aunt comes to stay and for a while the peace is sadly strained.
Inikpi by Usman Adamu
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,800. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: September 10, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » African
Inikpi is a collection of five stories. One of them, "The Autobiography of Ogbuefi Akukalia," was shortlisted for the Gover Story Prize in February, 2018.The main story is based on a true life story. The oracle demanded that the king's favourite daughter, Inikpi, must be sacrificed if the Igala people must defeat their age long foes. She accepted but Ogbadu refused and plotted a grand move.
The Dahlia Field by Henry Alley
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 71,530. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2017 by Chelsea Station Editions. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Literary collections » Gay & lesbian
Fourteen short stories by Henry Alley, written and published over the past two decades, which explore the inexorable force of male-to-male attraction.
Ode to Boy: An Anthology of Same-Sex Attraction in Literature from Antiquity Through the First World War by Keith Hale
Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 177,920. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2013 by Watersgreen House. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Gay & lesbian, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » History
A refreshingly readable collection of literature devoted to same-sex attraction from the ancient Greeks through the war poets. Includes works from Homer, Sappho, the Old Testament, Pindar, Plato, Catullus, Virgil, Horace, Plutarch, Ovid, Rumi, Hafiz, Michelangelo, Marlowe, Shakespeare, Byron, Disraeli, Thoreau, Melville, Whitman, Henry James, Wilde, Housman, Cather, Stein, Mann, Owen, & many more.
Arab culture from an Arab's perspective Diwan Baladna by Ahmad Azaban
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 35,780. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Fiction » Literary collections » Middle Eastern
A light and humorous--yet informative--look at Arab culture through an Arab's eyes.
Lizzie's Tale by Graham Wilson
Series: Old Balmain House - Second Edition, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,110. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2017 by Beyond Beyond Books. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Raped and reduced to working in a brothel to keep her baby, unwed, teenage mother, Lizzie, forges a new life for herself and her child in the Kimberley region of Australia. But can she evade her persecutors and ultimately bring to them to justice?
Lincoln Avenue: Chicago Stories by Gregg Shapiro
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 33,020. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2014 by Handtype Press. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Gay & lesbian
With its twelve sharply observed stories filled with memorable characters and dialogue imbued with the pop music of the day, Gregg Shapiro reflects on what it meant to grow up gay in Chicago during the 1970s and 1980s. Only a gay Chicago native with a keen eye could give us such an insider’s view of the Windy City from a more innocent time not too long ago.
Ugly Naked People: Queer Canadian Short Fiction by Giselle Renarde
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 26,280. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Gay & lesbian, Fiction » Literary collections » Canadian
One minute you’re fainting on a Toronto subway, the next you’re fleeing mythological monsters in the Yukon. First a sidewalk psychic’s convincing you new love is right around the corner, and then your family’s reuniting you with an old flame. With Giselle Renarde's queer fiction, you never quite know what’s around the bend... but you can be sure to enjoy the ride!
Como Silencios Infinitos by Angel Vicente Marcano
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,410. Language: Spanish. Published: April 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Caribbean & Latin American, Fiction » Literary collections » Caribbean & Latin American
Como Silencios Infinitos es una recopilacion de cuentos, largos y cortos de la vida cotidiana de un caraqueño. Las narraciones cortas suceden en La Urbanizacion La Trinidad, En Caracas. Los Cuentos largos son un poco mas complejos, y se desarrollan en varias ciudades, pero en cada historia de este libro se pueden encontrar caracterisitcas y expresiones tipicas de un venezolano.
Once Upon a Time 1 by Emeka Agbawodikeizu Mars
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 37,240. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » African, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Once Upon a Time – Volume one, is a collection of thrilling folktales from across the world and Africa especially. In this collection, you will find 50 amazing stories that are both entertaining and educative. Stories of this book present you thrilling adventures, fables, myths etc. This masterpiece promises you a a wonderful reading experience.