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The Sun Does Not Set...And Other Works: Stories & Poems from Mauritius
By Shakuntala Hawoldar
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 59,320. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2013 by Zen Publications. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » African
"Shakuntala Hawoldar’s writings are poignant renderings of human struggles and sufferings in a world dominated by power, ignorance, inequality, misfortunes and psychological frailties. Her rich vocabulary and her choice of syntax mesmerize the reader into a no-mind land where self-inquiry takes over your imagination.
Ode to Boy: An Anthology of Same-Sex Attraction in Literature from Antiquity Through the First World War
By Keith Hale
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 177,920. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2013 by Watersgreen House. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » Gay & lesbian
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.
Coffee For Me, Tea For You
By Larry F Nigh
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 24,620. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
The author presents a number of short stories on various topics. They range from micro fiction, to young adult, to romance, to horror, to crime, and general fiction. Something for everyone's tastes may be found in this first volume of fiction by this new author.
Peculiar Worlds and Circular Illusions
By Walter Winch
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,900. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Nine short stories set in the 19th, 20th and 21st century, from Professor Kurtz and his paper on "human de-evolvement," to giant sea turtles appearing in neighborhood swimming pools. How can we be certain of anything?
An Artist's Freedom
By John Muir
Price: Free! Words: 2,380. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
A sample story from the collection of 13 stories in Short Shorts & Longer Tales. A deaf mute aboriginal artist loses a canvas on which he has painted his life. Though he knows where it is, and he can see it, he can't touch or reclaim it. But his ancestral upbringing means he can't leave it behind, so he remains in the vicinity to be near it, passing his time waiting an opportunity.
The Sphinx - Book 2 of the Giza Trilogy
By Paul Morrison
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 283,860. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
THE SPHINX is the fictional and epic novel about the son of Pharaoh Khufu. This son was Pharaoh Khafre who built the second largest pyramid on the Giza Plateau. He is also thought to be the builder of the mysterious Sphinx. Or was he? The novel is not only about the life of Pharaoh Khafre, his rule over Kemet and his many military conquests, but is also the story of the Sphinx. What did this
Precipice: The Literary Anthology of Write on Edge, Volume 2
By Write on Edge
Series: Precipice: The Literary Anthology of Write on Edge, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,410. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2013 by Bannerwing Books. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
"You never know what worse luck your bad luck has saved you from." - Cormac McCarthy, "No Country for Old Men" In the second volume of Precipice, twenty-four authors from the Write on Edge community explore the concept of luck in twenty-six pieces of poetry, short fiction, and memoir.
Forgotten Treasure
By Ed Ireland
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,420. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
(4.00 from 1 review)
A collection of poems and short stories. The poetry is inspired by emotions. Anger, joy, love and spirituality all find their way out in them. The short stories are studies in different genres. There is humor in the Wiki-esque biography of Popeye the Sailor and the irreverent "When the Music Stops", fantasy in the "Bonds of War" and drama in "Silver Lining".
Novena for the Dead
By Narcís Oller
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,770. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2013 by Fario. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » European / Spanish & Portuguese
"I found myself in the grips of an obsession: death, death, death. All of the dead in my family were turning up in my thoughts. My good grandfather, my little brother, an old maid whose body I had seen lain out—they reappeared before my eyes, lying on black biers, as pale as wax, with sunken eyes, turned to stone in the impressive state of eternal slumber."
Dark Satires
By Louis Shalako
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,900. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » Canadian
Dark Satires is a collection of short fiction with the focus on fun. Stories like The Kidney, The Death of Frederigo Velasquez, The Hive, and News From the Future will set you back in your chair, raise your eyebrows, elevate your heart-rate and quicken your pulse. Not for the faint of heart or the overly-sensitive.
Milan Stories / Accade a Milano
By Valentina LaScala
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,840. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2013 by Max E. Harris. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » European / Italian
Il I racconto concerne un ufficiale e la sua fabbrica nella II guerra mondiale. Il II parla di un musicista di strada. Il III è di fantapolitica sull'immigrazione. Tutti si svolgono a Milano. The stories concern (1) an official and his factory in WW2, (2) tales of a street musician, (3) political science fiction on immigration. Milan is the background.
The September Revolution
By Narcís Oller
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,190. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2013 by Fario. Category: Fiction » Classics
"Liberty, fraternity, equality! . . . What noble heart could take fright at the triumph of such Christian principles?" So the narrator of Oller's ironic tale of bitter disillusionment with youthful ideals asks himself only shortly before a mob of unruly revolutionaries comes to burn and pillage his family's house. Translated from Catalan by G. López de Górgolas.
The Vaccination
By Frank Wedekind
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,400. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2013 by Fario. Category: Fiction » Classics
"By and large," the straying wife of Frank Wedekind's classic erotic tale says to her young lover, "husbands are jealous only so long as they have no reason to be. As soon as there really is a reason for them to be jealous, it’s as if they were stricken with terminal blindness.”
Looking for Butch
By Sylvia Van Peebles
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 6,110. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Looking for Butch is the main story in this collection. It is the story about the lifelong friendship of four women and the events that have tied them together all these years. These gals have experienced a lot of living in their lifetime. There are five other stories in the collection as well in a variety of genres.
The Best of Poetry Now and Then
By Michael E. Riffel
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,170. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
This book contains the best poems from the 2008 -2013 collection of Poet and Artist, Michael E. Riffel. With a sense of rhyme, his poetry contains subject dealing with life that will make you think, laugh, and cry.
The Diplomat
By Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,430. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013 by Fario. Category: Fiction » Classics
"At forty, he was disabused of his ambitions, but his temper remained the same, and, his conjugal vocation notwithstanding, he still couldn’t find a bride. More than one would have would have accepted him with great pleasure; he was so circumspect he lost them all."
Someplace North of Here
By CH Lowe
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 67,570. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
George has made his way to the Big City... To the UK city of Newcastle, hoping to find a life more fulfilling than the one he left behind. But this city is a very different place to the 'paradise' he once called home... From stylish apartment to squalid houseshare, and happy ever after to the reality of falling in love, nothing is as George imagined
Leaves of Change: Lessons on Love, Laughter, and Living
By Durham Editing and E-books
Series: Durham Editing and E-books Anthologies 2013. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,190. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Leaves of Change is a diverse collection of prose and poetry memoirs by independent authors. Featuring the works of Aleshia Clarke, Andrew Rose, Barbara H. Poole, Christina Gerberich, Julia Rose Grey, Kelli Lane, Linda Harris Sittig, Mellissa Black, Pamela Sloan, Rebecca Poole, April J. Durham, and Patrick Durham.
Shortcomingz
By C.S. Torres
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,530. Language: American English. Published: September 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » Female authors
This is a collection of short stories covering a variety of topics and themes. Some of the stories are told in forthright fashion, others border on magical realism. A few offer a poetic peep into the past, several delve into science fiction and the rest, I hope, are a bit avant-garde. Enjoy!
Crónicas de los perdidos
By Albert Gamundi, Sr
Series: Pensamiento alternativo, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 4,010. Language: Spanish. Published: September 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » Diaries & Journals
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Crónicas de los perdidos es el quinto libro de la col·lección de pensamiento alternativo que recoge algunas experiencias más de Harter Feelsonsteel y su hija Beatriz Feelsonsteel en la nueva realiad en la que se encuentran ahora. En esta ocasión la acción tendrá lugar a pie de calzada por una parte, y por la otra en una gan ciudad. La acción y los sentimientos a flor de acero estan asegurados.