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Skyline 2016 by Olivia Stowe
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,120. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2015 by Cyberworld Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General, Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
Skyline 2016, the third in a series of annual publisher’s anthologies produced by Cyberworld Publishing, showcases the prose and poetry talents of Central Virginia writers. There is no overarching theme for the works in this anthology, so each can be discovered and appreciated on its own context and merits. Over half of the works found here are works that won or placed in various state contests.
Off Somewhere by Z. Z. Boone
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 50,980. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2015 by Whitepoint Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Off Somewhere, Z.Z. Boone's debut story collection, is populated by characters who seek recognition and empowerment in a world that has suddenly become baffling. The characters are, for the most part, ordinary people driven to exceptional actions.
Dark on the Mountain by Henry Mitchell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,570. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2015 by Alfie Dog Limited. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Some things are so wide and deep they can only be told in a story. If a picture is worth a thousand words, a story is worth a thousand pictures. Birth, death, resurrection, loss and love cannot be described or explained. We know them by touch. Stories invite touch.
Peter's Moonlight Photography and Other Stories by Dina Rabadi
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 37,750. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Influenced by Czech artist Mucha’s series on women and seasons, the title story of Dina Rabadi’s debut fiction collection follows an aging moonlight photographer’s quest for success and his models’ (all ordinary women) quest for a sense of beauty. Other stories range from the questionable success of the atomic bomb to a motherless Spanish boy who becomes a perfumer maker in the south of France.
A Collection of Short Contemporary Stories (About people just like you) by James W. Nelson
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 50,870. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
A skydive gone wrong, a nursing home love affair, a test-driver road-geek, a floral designer under great stress, a flea market vendor running out of time, a little girl who knows who she should go live with, the next pandemic, the trials of a young Red Squirrel, a murdered boss who nobody liked, and a trip into battle by seven young mercenary wannabes. Thirteen stories about people today.
Slice of the South Stories by L.T. Garvin
Price: Free! Words: 8,900. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
A collection of short stories depicting characters growing up in a small southern town. A neat collection humorous fiction.
The Best Fiction, Story & Literature Podcasts by David Bain
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,650. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2015 by AA Productions. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General, Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
There are so many fiction, story and literature podcasts out there, all vying for your attention! How do you know which to choose? Author David Bain listens to more than 24 hours of podcasts per week and shares his research with you, with commentary and details on the top 15 free podcasts in the category. The podcasts, listed with links, should provide you with hours of happy listening!
Episode 8 - Calum's Trade by Leigh Barker
Series: Clan - Season 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,900. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Clan: Season 2, Episode 8. Calum’s Trade A Bitesize 1-hour Read. The French army is advancing from the East and the British from the west. And the mad Colonel Dutronc is only a mile away. Calum has sworn to find Magdalene’s little brother. In a land where his skills are tested at every turn; if he makes the slightest mistake his friends will die. He has never faced a greater challenge.
Decatur Clary, a literary sampler by Decatur Clary
Price: Free! Words: 37,630. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
'Decatur Clary - a Literary Sampler' is four free Decatur Clary stories designed to titillate the palate while introducing you to the style and stories of Decatur Clary. 'The Agreement' and 'The Calling' are excerpts from Decatur's novel '7 Crows a Secret'. 'Willa and Buddy' open the novel 'Lady Lu' and 'Grandpa's Shortcut' is a new short story homage to Decatur's grandfather.
The Spare Husband and Other Stories by Angus Brownfield
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 51,380. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Some quirky, some straitlaced, these stories probe the vagaries of human nature, although not all the characters are human. There’s a maturing teenager, a humble hummus merchant of long ago, a girl intent on becoming a woman, but there’s also a skittish hare, an outspoken poodle and even a quartet of ghosts. Fears are quieted and dilemmas dissolved or ignored at peril: light reading with clout.
Jahuay by Carlos Modonese
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,130. Language: Spanish. Published: May 28, 2015 by Editorial Casa de Cartón. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Un guitarrista vasco, una mesera colombiana, un sacerdote peruano y un barman, se encuentran en Jahuay, viejo restaurante enclavado en Chincha, un lugar ubicado en la costa del Pacífico sur. Todos ellos huyen tratando de encontrar ese pequeño espacio donde la paz logre dibujar un mundo mejor, un paraíso, aunque esté muerto.
Newspaper Gypsy by William R. Burkett, Jr.
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 116,000. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2015 by AbsolutelyAmazingEbooks.com. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
The career of a newspaper journalist told as a series of short stories, each more fascinating than the one before. This saga of a reporter’s career is real enough to be true. A roman à clef? A memoir? Never mind, just let former newspaper gypsy Bill Burkett tell you his stories.
Inheritance and Other Stories by Jarod Powell
Price: Free! Words: 17,060. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author(4.00 from 1 review)
In this deeply sardonic debut collection of short stories, Jarod Powell masterfully intertwines the bitter traumas and sweet victories of humanity with a hypnotic style, subversive wit, and a powerful, concrete narrative.
Lux: Volume 1 by Rebecca Lewis
Price: Free! Words: 23,770. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
This compilation of short stories and art pieces was created by the Literary Journal Club from John C. Kimball High School. Besides including works from members of the club, it also features winning pieces from monthly writing contests held at the school.