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St. Somewhere Journal, July 2013
Price: Free! Words: 36,780. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2013 by St. Somewhere Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literary collections » Caribbean & Latin American
St. Somewhere Journal is a quarterly literary journal with a Caribbean focus.
Estamos perdidos mas estamos aqui
Price: Free! Words: 15,140. Language: Portuguese. Published: July 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Caribbean & Latin American, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Um motoboy fã de Balzac, um funcionário de matadouro ilegal maltratado pela autoconsciência, um traficante deprimido e uma adolescente que utiliza a literatura como forma de extorsão. Em comum, o humor típico de quem tem pouco a perder e os trajetos por caminhos paulistanos, da Santa Cecília ao Parque Santo Antônio, do Paraíso ao Morumbi.
La rebelión de los pelones
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 115,800. Language: Spanish. Published: April 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » Literary collections » Caribbean & Latin American
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Todos somos historias de muchas historias. Cargamos con una narrativa que nos hace lo que somos. Éstas nos muestran también lo que seremos. El libro narra el encuentro de personajes y eventos realistas en un mundo de mágica desolación creadora de la idiosincrasia del mexicano. En los personajes confluyen historias que intentan reflejar un México de recuerdos fantásticos que nunca tuvieron lugar.
A School Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,920. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2012 by Fario. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Caribbean & Latin American, Fiction » Coming of age
Chekhov noted that if, early in a story, mention was made of a rifle hanging on the wall, it would eventually have to go off. Hanging on the window frame of the schoolhouse in Machado de Assis's "A School Story" is not a rifle, but a paddle, complete with five holes drilled in it.
A Fire
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,170. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2012 by Fario. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Caribbean & Latin American, Fiction » Literature » Literary
In Montevideo, on shore leave, a naval officer comes across a burning dressmaker's shop. Ever the chivalrous gentleman, he ignores the flames and the smoke and rushes up the stairs to the burning workshop.
Coimbra the Clerk
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,040. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013 by Fario. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Literary collections » Caribbean & Latin American
The aging clerk Coimbra no longer believes in much. Not even his long-standing faith in the lottery--"I'm no longer of the age to hope," he admits--is entirely steadfast. He resolves, then, to buy one last ticket, for the drawing for the huge sum of five hundred contos.
A Game
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,450. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012 by Fario. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Caribbean & Latin American, Fiction » Literature » Literary
"'Now, you’ve played cards with so many people, but only once, a long time ago, have you played with me, écarté. Isn’t écarté the name of that game you taught me? Let’s play a game.' Xavier started laughing."
Midnight Mass and Other Stories
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 86,400. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2014 by Fario. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literary collections » Caribbean & Latin American
Brazilian Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis was the finest storyteller of nineteenth-century Latin America. "Midnight Mass and Other Stories" offers a selection of Machado's tales, from the oft-translated and sly erotic title story, a classic of Brazilian literature, to such brief ironic tales, not previously translated into English, as "A Game," "Coimbra the Clerk," and "Sooner the Tarpeian Rock."
The Secret Cause
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,180. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2012 by Fario. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literary collections » Caribbean & Latin American
The disquieting pleasures of a forty-year-old man are gradually made clear to a young doctor in this short story by the great Brazilian Machado de Assis. Translated by Juan LePuen.
De las celebraciones, poemario por José Luis Colín
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 9,440. Language: Spanish. Published: March 1, 2013 by Neoclassic ePress. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Latin American Poetry, Fiction » Literary collections » Caribbean & Latin American
Poemas celebrando la amistad y los desencuentros por el poeta mexicano José Luis Colín. Prólogo de Carlos Montemayor. Textos dedicados a Juan Cervera, Jesús Luis Benítez, Xorge del Campo, Joaquín Gutiérrez Niño y otros personajes latinoamericanos de las letras.
The Diplomat
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,430. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013 by Fario. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Literary collections » Caribbean & Latin American
"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."
Como Silencios Infinitos
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,410. Language: Spanish. Published: April 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Caribbean & Latin American, Fiction » Literary collections » Caribbean & Latin American
Como Silencios Infinitos es una recopilacion de cuentos, largos y cortos de la vida cotidiana de un caraqueño. Las narraciones cortas suceden en La Urbanizacion La Trinidad, En Caracas. Los Cuentos largos son un poco mas complejos, y se desarrollan en varias ciudades, pero en cada historia de este libro se pueden encontrar caracterisitcas y expresiones tipicas de un venezolano.
Arms
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,090. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012 by Fario. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Caribbean & Latin American, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Fifteen-year-old Inácio has been sent to work as a runner for the lawyer Borges. Borges's wife, the full-figured twenty-seven-year-old Dona Severina, fires the young runner's imagination, and she herself finds her own ability to resist temptation sorely tested.
Boutine: Another Man's Blood
Price: Free! Words: 2,170. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit, Fiction » Literary collections » Caribbean & Latin American
Loyalty is tested between two friends when one engages in illicit behavior with deadly consequences.
Racing With The Rain
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 130,160. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Caribbean & Latin American, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Can one outrun the rain? Guyanese born Carl Dias receives news of his father augusto dying in Guyana. Back in Guiana, Carl belonged to the leftwing ruling party. His father, a businessman was in the Conservative party. Returning will reignite memories of the collapse of the political and social fabric of the colony, stoked by the Kennedy administration pressuring the Brits to oust the government.
Captain Mendonça
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,270. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2013 by Fario. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Literary collections » Caribbean & Latin American
"I felt an acute pain in the top part of my skull; a foreign object went in to the inside of my brain. I know nothing else. I think I fainted. When I came to, the laboratory was empty. Father and daughter had disappeared. I had the impression there was a curtain in front of me. A loud and hoarse voice resounded in my ears."
Midnight Mass
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,430. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2012 by Fario. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Literary collections » Caribbean & Latin American
It's Christmas Eve, 1861 or 1862. Seventeen-year-old Nogueira, a native of the provinces living in Rio de Janeiro for his studies, has arranged with a neighbor to go to midnight mass. Into the parlor where he is waiting up alone walks Dona Conceição, the thirty-year-old wife of the man in whose house he is lodging. "Midnight Mass," perhaps Machado's most beloved tale, is a Brazilian classic.
Trio in A Minor
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,310. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012 by Fario. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Caribbean & Latin American, Fiction » Literature » Literary
In "Trio in A Minor," Machado's classic tale of a love triangle in Brazilian high society, the intrigue plays out to the tune of the old sonata of the absolute.
Disposable People: Inspired by true events
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 108,420. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Caribbean & Latin American, Fiction » African American fiction » General
Disposable People tells the story of a young boy's journey out of a deeply superstitious, highly sexual, poor, and violent village in rural Jamaica. Kenneth Lovelace's story begins in the late 1970s when Jamaica's socialist regime had crippled the economy and plunged his family into even deeper poverty. Kenneth, now in his 40s, relives all the shocking details of his escape from his hateful past.
Miss Dollar
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,430. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2012 by Fario. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literary collections » Caribbean & Latin American
A classified ad is offering a large reward for the return of a lost greyhound. Mendonça, a single young doctor who has found the dog, makes his way to a house on Rua de Mata-cavalos, where the reward he ultimately collects is much different from the one mentioned in the classifieds.

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