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Leaves: Collected Poems
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,830. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
This is the first digital publication of of some of Mr. Jacoby's finest poetic work. Mr. Jacoby is (mostly) of the Modernist School, and uses poetry to examine the little and often overlooked things in life . . . and in people. His work, then, gives us a sometimes unique view into our world, and especially into ourselves.
Branches - Three Stories About Family
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,490. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
BRANCHES contains three short stories about family relationships by award winning author Joel Arnold; 'Korean Mother is Dying' 'A Hand to Hold' and ''Jump!' the Water Master Cried'. While mostly known for his horror and suspense, here author Joel Arnold presents a trio of emotionally charged literary shorts that just may leave you crying, cheering, or both.
Life: As Fragile As Dust
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 25,220. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
Life: As Fragile As Dust (Book One of the Life Series), is twelve short stories of people living on life’s ragged edge until the harsh winds come – and in a pfft, life changes.
O. Henry Classics
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 251,310. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
The quite 600 stories written by O. Henry provided a humiliation of riches for the compilers of this volume. the ultimate choice of the seventy stories during this assortment offers forthe reader's delight those tales honored nearly unanimously by anthologists and people that represent, in selection and balance, the most effective work of America's favorite storyteller.
Book of Dreams: Science Fiction and Speculative Fiction Short Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,620. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This collection of five science fiction and speculative fiction short stories probes the interrelationship between dreams and reality, the nature of reality itself, and the dangers attendant to the single-minded pursuit of wish fulfillment with its attendant unexpected and unwanted consequences. NOTE: The author's Mindscapes collection includes all of the stories in this book and five new ones.
After the Fog
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 122,800. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
The sins of the mother… In the steel town of Donora, Pennsylvania, site of the infamous 1948 “killing smog,” headstrong nurse Rose Pavlesic tends to her family and neighbors. As the smog descends she is faced with conflict she never imagined. A love story, the gritty plot is propelled by choices made under pressure and Rose's attempts to forgive herself and let her family’s healing begin.
Ether Frolics, A Collection of Short Stories
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,530. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2012 by Wilcox Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
You'll enjoy having a huge laugh reading the plot contrivances of this set of stories called “Ether Frolics.” But they all stem from some kernel of truth I have witnessed in a career of many generations. “ObamaCare” was upheld by The Supreme Court on June 28, 2012. I think this upholds a prophecy I made in one story, “Mary Smith's Little Problem,” a story I wrote in the 1960s.
The Sand Hill Review 2012
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 46,830. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Literary fiction and poety, with art.
Earth and Air: Stories
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Price: Free! Words: 26,600. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Dangerous gypsies, dragon-like women, and things that go bump in the night, literally. Tara McTiernan's stories resemble twisted modern fairy tales, full of real-life magic and Grimm-like darkness. Containing three unforgettable short works, Earth and Air, like her novel Barefoot Girls, illuminates and explores the lives of women with rare eloquence, keen insight, and a sharp wit.
Quick Reads: The Gardener
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Price: Free! Words: 3,370. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
A new and unusual gardener brings more than a summer's cornucopia to the Richter estate.
Quick Reads: Little Hattie Sleeps
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Price: Free! Words: 3,340. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
An unexpected loss devastates a late 19th Century family.
Helios
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,830. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
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Helios is a collection of short stories by author Che Parker.
The Swing: A Paranormal Mini Story
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 29,670. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
Sometimes the past is best left the way it is and if William Smithfield can tell you that, he will but when he submits to the lover of his long forgotten past, Smithfield realizes that sometimes the deals long gone sour are best left in the family room locker...forever. The Swing: A Paranormal Mini Story promises mystery, some romance and mostly satirical humor.
When Morning Comes (Part of the Paranormal Series)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,370. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
When Morning Comes discusses human relationships from the perspectives of the main protagonist of the story, the old woman, who finds the detachment of her daughters, distressful. There is intensity and feeling as the old woman yearns desperately for the love of her family, but finally decides to leave matters the way they are when she is cajoled by Death to explore the realm of the other world.
The Scribe
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Price: Free! Words: 3,610. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Literary publication for writers, by writers
Bayou Blues and Other Sorrows
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,160. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
"Bayou Blues and Other Sorrows" is a collection of eight short stories and eight poems touching on issues that all may face at one time or another, from lost love to life changing crossroads to moments of pure happiness.
The Missing Link Journal Issue 1: Place
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,530. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Missing Link Journal is a journal dedicated to providing its readers with diverse non-fiction, fiction, poetry, graphic essays, artwork and photography. Our goal is to highlight beautiful and honest art, writing and photography that describes our connections to each other and the natural world.
Poies: A New Beginning
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,680. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
What are Poies? They are vignettes that aren't quite poems, not quite stories, but a combination of the two. Even though they are short, they'll impact you in ways much deeper than you can imagine. So enjoy!
How You See It
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Marciella is sure her mother has deserted her; but is it true? This short story set in Manhattan's Spanish Harlem follows the very peculiar assumptions of one little girl--and how her life was shaped by them. Psychologists make much of childhood influences. But what if the memories we hold are misinterpreted? Marciella came to know the truth, and in an instant, her life was changed forever.
The Man on the Park Bench
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Price: Free! Words: 23,520. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Don McNair wrote for others for forty years. Now retired, he writes mainstream, romance, and young adult fiction for pleasure. This book, his sixth, presents his thirteen top short stories, never before published. Stories include: The Man on the Park Bench… Beulah’s Glow-in-the-Dark Jesus… Brotherly Love… Heroes on Parade… Home in Time…The Chipmunk Sign… The CLOSET Apprentice… and more.