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How They Spend Their Sundays by Courtney McDermott
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 43,900. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013 by Whitepoint Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
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.
Resurrecting Cybele by Jenifer Mohammed
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,990. Language: Canadian English. Published: August 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Canadian, Fiction » Literary collections » Canadian(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Cybele Moondragon is an unemployed English graduate student who is disillusioned with her life and tired of being in debt. She decides to resurrect a matriarchal cult based on the pagan goddess Cybele in order to make a lot of money and empower men and women who are stifled in more traditional, patriarchal religions.
Softly, As I Leave You by Chandani Lokugee
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 47,730. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013 by We Green Solutions. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Female authors, Fiction » Literary collections » Female authors
Softly, As I Leave You, Chandani Lokuge’s third novel, offers yet another insight into the migrant’s world of fractured consciousness and half-fulfilled relationships. It is a touching story of loss and separation within a family whose members are suspended between a sense of togetherness and separateness.
Miriam Was Here by Saleh Johar
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 105,320. Language: American English. Published: August 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » African
A story about the ordeal of a beleaguered nation whose population have been going through untold sufferings since 1991 when their power was thwarted by the ruling clique of Eritrea led by a callous tyrant. It is a story of oppression, hostage taking, human trafficking and organ harvesting. It describes the agonies that the victims go through: rape, deprivation, torture and killing
The Pale Woman by Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,750. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013 by Fario. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Classics
Máximo, an impoverished young poet and student, inherits a fortune on the unexpected death of his godfather. His own fortunes, however, are not greatly improved.
Amistad Funesta by Alejandro's Libros
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,070. Language: Spanish. Published: August 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Caribbean & Latin American
Admiramos en esta obra de Martí la capacidad para manejar las imágenes y mostrar en palabras con detalle fotográfico lo que describe abriendo también espacio a lo especulativo...
Sooner the Tarpeian Rock by Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,000. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013 by Fario. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Caribbean & Latin American, Fiction » Literary collections » Caribbean & Latin American
"People recall an abyss with pleasure; it is impossible to recall a bore without dread. Sooner the Tarpeian Rock than an author of ill repute."
The Back Room by Robert Robert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,270. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013 by Fario. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » European / Spanish & Portuguese
"The Back Room" is an English translation of "La rebotiga," Catalan journalist Robert Robert's gently ironic account of a desultory evening gathering in the room in back of an apothecary's. Josep Pla, in his diary, calls it the finest piece of writing in Catalan from the so-called Renaixença.
Nameless Flower by Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,450. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013 by Fario. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Classics
Martinha, in her forties, finds herself alone. She has only the old aunt she lives with. One day, going through the mementos of her youth, she comes across a dried flower and reminisces about the circumstances in which, rare, beautiful, and fresh, it was given to her.
Poetically Random by TW Colvin
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,480. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
My Love affair with writing began with poetry. Through the Highs and lows of life I have found that writing poetry keeps me motivated, provides an outlet for every thought and emotion and makes the journey far more interesting. And since every day is filled with a balance of things planned and things unexpected I have a very eclectic collection that could only be called Poetically Random. Enjoy!
Letters to Langston: A Poetic Journal by TW Colvin
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,750. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / African American, Fiction » Literary collections » American / African American
Langston Hughes used his expressive talents during a time when it was preferred that African Americans were neither seen nor heard. He recorded stories that would have been lost in time, giving them a memorable rhyme and a place in literature. And for this he will forever be remembered and esteemed as a great talent and an important part of history. Letter’s to Langston is one writer’s tribute t
North of the Sun, South of the Moon: New Voices From Norway by Zoe Harris
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,450. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2013 by Grimbold Books. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » European / General
The members of the OIWG hope that you find this collection to be a thought-provoking and deeply moving reading experience. And remember, just as we who live in Norway must, that even when the winter feels long, the summer sun will rise again and hang there in the sky, defiant and dazzling, as long as it possibly can. All profits from sales of this book go to Utdanningshjelpen.
Our Voice Volume 4 by Scot McAtee
You set the price! Words: 42,370. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General, Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Volume 4 of Our Voice, student written and produced work from K-12 students in Monticello, Indiana. This volume also includes on Scholastic National Gold Key piece of art and a Scholastic Regional Gold Key winner.
The Place Where I Come From by Laura J. N. Dawson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,380. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Milton, Delaware - a town at the Southern tip of the Delmarva Peninsula - is very flat, very sandy, and very small. "The Place Where I Come From" portrays the lives of small-town inhabitants just before the Internet became prevalent, in the 1970s and 1980s.
Letters From A Student In Communist Poland by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 2,150. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Letters, Fiction » Literary collections » Letters
The mid-1980s was shortly before freedom arrived in the USSR and its European satellites. In 1984/85 I corresponded with a Polish student from Nysa, who studied in Katowice. My friend, Miroslawa, struggled with a lack of freedoms. She could not travel to the U.K., as she desired. Before Polish independence, "Mirka" filled her life with music and various items that she bought on the black market.
Неутолимый Джо by Константин Зарубин
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 55,630. Language: Russian. Published: July 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Russian & Former Soviet Union, Fiction » Literary collections » Russian & Former Soviet Union
Остросюжетные рассказы 2007-2013 годов о Российской Федерации, любви и самом главном.
All My Relations by Alyce White
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,320. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013 by House of Lit. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
What are those voices in the wind, calling to you? And if you find them, dare you keep your eyes open? Home might not be with the places or people you believe it to be. In this short story, one young woman journeys into a dark enlightenment.
Woman with Doll & Other Stories by Joan Slowey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,050. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: July 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
This collection of stories is set in a small, seaside town. The characters are known to each other and appear briefly in each others stories. They have difficult situations to deal with and their solutions are often unexpected or harsh or, sadly, just as you would expect. The sea is a constant in their lives; for some it is integral to their livelihoods and for others a source of peace and solace.
Sleep: 3 Short Stories by Chris Lundy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,300. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
"When You Dream, You Close Your Eyes" - A writer/musician dips into fantasy worlds, but he doesn't keep an eye on his own ending. Sometimes the worst fantasy is one that looks like reality. "Resolutions" - It's a new year, and Karen has to make a decision at her husband's hospital bedside. "Sleepwalking" - James lost his short term memory in a fall. Can he get by without anyone noticing?
End of the Road by Jacques Antoine
Price: Free! Words: 92,760. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Roads end. They begin somewhere, too. In between, all manner of things happen: friendship, betrayal, horror and maybe even joy. For some, the End of the Road brings love and happiness, for others agony and suffering, and for a precious few, sorrow may lead to something revelatory. The potholes and pitfalls found in this anthology are many, but for every character, there is an end of the road.