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We Stand on Glass Walls by Trevor Leyenhorst
Price: Free! Words: 7,180. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Literary collections » Canadian
What if humans were kept as feed for the animals? Kept in a glass pen and used at the whim of the Keepers, Doxa defines where her own power lies among the other captives. (Reading time: 30 minutes).
Soldier of Pride by Tossia Mitchell
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,370. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2018 by World Castle Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Canadian, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
At the height of a recent war, an American soldier reaches out to a Canadian stranger. Skeptical at first, she soon discovers his passion, perseverance, and patriotism. And not long after, she unearths his inner turmoil and the repercussions of the contemporary battlefield.
Ugly Naked People: Queer Canadian Short Fiction by Giselle Renarde
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,280. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Gay & lesbian, Fiction » Literary collections » Canadian
One minute you’re fainting on a Toronto subway, the next you’re fleeing mythological monsters in the Yukon. First a sidewalk psychic’s convincing you new love is right around the corner, and then your family’s reuniting you with an old flame. With Giselle Renarde's queer fiction, you never quite know what’s around the bend... but you can be sure to enjoy the ride!
Some Sexy Stuff: Some Fun Stuff: And some other Serious Stuff by Michael David Wall, Jr
Price: $5.00 $1.50 USD. (70% off until July 03!) Words: 41,540. Language: Canadian English. Published: December 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Canadian
What's in the title is what the book is about: It is some Sexy Stuff: Some Fun Stuff: And Some Other Serious Stuff. This book is 14+ to 16+ to Adult, Mature Audiences and Viewer Discretion is Advised.
Canadian Shorts - A Collection of Short Stories by Mischievous Books
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 57,680. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Literary collections » Canadian
Celebrating Canada’s 150th birthday, Canadian Shorts is a collection of Canadian-themed short stories.
Down Independence Boulevard And Other Stories by Ken Puddicombe
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,140. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Canadian
DOWN INDEPENDENCE BOULEVARD, is an anthology of short stories, focussed on some of the residents of INDEPENDENCE BOULEVARD as they struggle to cope with a racial conflict between the major nationalities in the period leading up to independence and after freedom is gained from Britain. The stories will follow these people as they leave their homes and face an uncertain future in Canada and America.
Perfect Execution And Other Stories by Michael Joll
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,550. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2017 by Ken Puddicombe. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Canadian
“Michael Joll is a master of surprise endings, but they never seem forced. He always stays true to his characters and their worlds.” - Nancy Kay Clark, author and editor, CommuterLit.com.
The Red Pagoda and Other Stories by Day's Lee
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,050. Language: Canadian English. Published: December 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American, Fiction » Literary collections » Canadian
These six stories set in Montreal looks at the lives of the people in the Chinese community and the small, but momentous moment that changed their lives.
In Our Own Aboriginal Voice by Lori Shwydky
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,290. Language: Canadian English. Published: November 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Canadian, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
An anthology of Aboriginal writers and artists in the province of British Columbia. “The time for our own stories has arrived, our own written words, our own voices. It is through our stories that we discover our roots.” – Terri Mack, Strong Nations
The Trailer by David Halliday
Series: The Invisible Man, Book 1. You set the price! Words: 6,580. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Canadian
The Trailer is a novelette, Part of a multi series of books under the banner THE INVISIBLE MAN. This story concerns a retired cop who now works as a crossing guard and has become the object of two students' school assignment. They want to make a movie about him. He is not enthusiastic but his dead wife who talks to him everyday is.
Primo by Jonathan Chun-yin Got
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 11,010. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Canadian
This novel is different, there's no rising or falling action or a climax as your English teacher taught you in grade school. It is based on a collection of fictionalized true stories about a young boy and his cousin and his image of her as they grow up together.
The Witiko’s Necklace and Other Fabrications by Brian Reynolds
Price: Free! Words: 62,940. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Canadian
A collection of thirty short works of fiction by Brian Reynolds (Mouse, self-published at Smashwords, 2015) with a variety of themes and tones. All of them attempt to focus on character and the human condition. Many are located in the Canadian north, but others find their inspiration in the American Midwest and Toronto. Many have Indigenous content. All of them seek to be “literary” in style.
Word Fest, Celebrating Ideas by Mississauga Writers Group
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,060. Language: Canadian English. Published: October 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Canadian
A colloboration of writings from the Mississauga Writers Group. The group was originally formed in January 2013 from Mississauga local writers. The diverse group meets once a month and share their experiences. This is their first anthology and each of the members are represented in the anthology. The writings vary in length and are very diverse in content. Enjoy the diversity of each writing.
Broken Cornstalks by Catherine A. MacKenzie
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,450. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Canadian
The 28 stories in this book, though geared toward women, include tales of the supernatural, horror, fantasy, sci-fi, mystery, romance, even a couple of sappy stories. Some of these have been published previously (or will soon be published) in anthologies and are reprinted here with permission.
Record Three: Shame by Allthing Publications
Price: Free! Words: 17,060. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Literary collections » Canadian
I’ve done bad things. I’ve lied. I’ve cheated. Whenever my family gets doughnuts, I hide the blueberry fritter so no one else can eat it. This issue of Record is all about shame, and the stories we'd rather not tell.
Tripping Into Mexico by Eldon Arkinstall
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 149,630. Language: Canadian English. Published: January 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Canadian, Fiction » Inspirational(5.00 from 1 review)
Life is magic, unfolding in unerring importance for every individual as if they had some key to make All That Is open their way. The key comes from being, just being, simple being. But it's not simple at all and Corsey Clamming is going to find out just how complicated it gets when you open the door that creates reality, and step into the responsibility of life. Good luck Mr. Clamming.
Dark Satires by Louis Shalako
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 41,900. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2013. Categories: 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.
Engines of Creation by Louis Shalako
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 38,430. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Canadian(1.00 from 1 review)
Short stories that pack a punch, including science fiction, fantasy, satire, humour, and a strangely uplifting mild horror. A collection.
Guppy Soup by JT Therrien
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 23,210. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2013 by Fine Form Press. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Canadian, Fiction » Literature » Literary
The stories in Guppy Soup explore human nature and how we sometimes simply don't live up to our potential. Guppy Soup reveals us as who we (oftentimes) are: impatient, petty, jealous, flawed creatures who have knee-jerk reactions to the world of appearances; people who fall too far short of achieving a charitable outlook on life and on others to be considered good.
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 » Humor & comedy » Satire(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.