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Magnifying Glass and Other Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,710. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2016 by Steve Silkin. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Seann McCollum is a poet and painter living in Portland, Ore. His short stories ask the questions: Why does Amber take zombies so literally? Is the outside-in world possible? What do those battery-operated animals get up to at night when no one's watching? Is it possible that the Smurfs really exist, and can their adventures teach us lessons about how we should be living?
A Presentation of Short Stories Without Regard to Marketing
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,050. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
A collection of eight short stories about suburban living, mostly. Much of the living is windblown and restless. The characters are searching, of course, but when they grasp they usually end up with a handful of air.
Simply a Smile
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,340. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2016 by Publishing by Rebecca J. Vickery. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Simply a Smile includes a collection of short stories which contain Historical Fiction, Romance, Mystery, and Family. Each was inspired by a piece of art or an object as simple as a shell, a recipe, a button, and a historical marker. These stories are meant for simple reading pleasure and to leave you, the reader, with a smile as the book closes.
Skyline 2016
Series: Skyline. 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
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
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
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.
Decatur Clary, a literary sampler
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
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
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
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.
Lux: Volume 1
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.
The Olio Folio
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,140. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2015 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Some pieces of Olio Folio are fiction; others a combination of fiction and fact; some are actual fact. Some of the fiction is more believable than my factual stories. Some of the factual stories sound like fiction. Not my fault! I’ll let you try to figure it out. As they say: “Any resemblance of these characters to actual people, living or dead, is purely coincidental.” Or is it?
Skyline 2015
Series: Skyline. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,190. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2015 by Cyberworld Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General, Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - multi-author
Skyline 2015, the second 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 for its own context and merits.
Our Voice Volume 7
Price: Free! Words: 171,670. Language: American English. Published: February 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General, Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
Volume 7 of student produced writing from grades K-12 in the Twin Lakes School District of Monticello, Indiana. See the progression of our kids' abilities and interests as they grow. All proceeds go to a scholarship fund for student writers or towards publishing a physical version of the book.
In the Waters of Time
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,490. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2015 by SDP Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Jane Eliot has been haunted by a gloomy dream all her life. While she is relaxed on an island in the brilliance of autumn, the dream grows bold, invading her consciousness when she is wide awake. She sees snippets of life through the eyes of 19th-century Elizabeth, a wealthy and beautiful mother of five drawn to teaching at a grim workhouse by its new master.
Balzac in Brazil
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 57,430. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015 by My Seashell Books. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General, Fiction » Historical » General
In post-revolutionary France of the early 1830’s, the elite combats dissent and opposition through a network of censors, and unofficial deputies. As modes of surveillance, the police also set up businesses, including brothels, publishers and cabarets, enterprises that affect not only the targeted population but entertainers, actors and authors, among them Honore Balzac and Henri Beyle.
The Rebel in Autumn
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.
Even a Street Dog
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 40,130. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Beneath the Las Vegas that America sees on the Travel Channel— nightclubs, famous chefs, rambunctious gambling, celebrities at play—there’s an older, stranger, harder city. These are Las Vegas stories told from the street level, by a narrator who could only have been created by a first-rate author—one of the city’s most-beloved newspapermen, John L. Smith.
Our Voice Volume 6
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 74,100. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Our Voice is a student written and edited ebook produced by the students of Twin Lakes School Corporation in Monticello, Indiana. It is a crosscurriculur, inclusive writing project that seeks to raise interest in creative writing amongst K-12 students in our district.