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Dream Dresses
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 41,940. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2015 by Bev Editions. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literary collections » Female authors
Dream Dresses is a short story collection about women's dreams and the dresses they choose to express them. Covering the life span of women from childhood to old age, these stories explore how the fabric of women's dreams and aspirations become so entangled with attire that the dress and the dream become one and the same.
Sweet Lesbian Love Stories
Series: Lesbian Love. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,090. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Literary collections » Female authors
Seven sweet lesbian love stories sealed with a kiss! Opposites attract after two volunteers get off to a rocky start. Lauren falls hard for Zarina—so hard she smacks her head on the sidewalk. Hailey doesn’t know how to tell Sashi her biggest secret, but Yvonne and Deva live happily ever after... after saving a man’s life on their wedding day! Short romances by award-winning author Giselle Renarde.
Athwani - 2
Price: $1.79 USD. Words: 23,880. Language: Marathi. Published: July 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Female authors, Fiction » Literary collections » Asian / Indic
Athwani – 2 is a sequel to Athwani – 1 with more stories from Manaswini's life experiences. The focus shifts to delivering finer details of incidents than being pure memoirs. Story lines include people and society, childhood times, experiences as a teacher and living abroad. Lucid backgrounds, direct narrations, comparisons and subtle messages make this volume a treatise to Marathi readers!
Soul Studies: Etymology and Story
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,090. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2015 by Starfield Press. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Female authors
Words have always been how I best understand the world around me—if I know the language, I can know the story. The words in these stories emerged from stories in my life: sometimes mine, sometimes the stories of others, but always in such a way that the stories of that single word really influenced how the entire story or idea unfolded and became meaningful in new ways.
Acquainted with Squalor: Short Stories
Series: On Impulse. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 49,110. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literary collections » Female authors
Fourth in an exploration of narrative from catharsis to craft, the nine stories in Acquainted with Squalor showcase Nath Jones's descriptive literary talent.
Four Mothers: A Short Story Collection
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,040. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literary collections » Female authors
Four stories. Four mothers. Four crises. One great read. Our notions of motherhood run the gamut from the mythical SuperMom to the dreaded Mommy Dearest. None is entirely true, as all mothers are both perfect and flawed. Four mothers tells four stories of mothers who each face a crises, either real or perceived, in their parenting life. Change the way you see motherhood.
Perfection In Pearls ~ An Anthology: Pearls of Passion, Pearls of Wisdom, and Pearls of Pleasure Together In One Volume
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,400. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Literary collections » Female authors
Passion: Will shy librarian Sabrina's daring Valentine's Day plan prompt her equally shy crush to prove he's the super-hot, super-loving hero of her dreams? Wisdom: WWII is raging, and Billy is about to leave for battle... But not before he spends one incredible night with the woman he loves. Pleasure: Firefighter David needs a different sort of bravery to help his love battle her fears.
Human Detritus
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,290. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Female authors, Fiction » Literature » Literary
HUMAN DETRITUS is a collection of nine short works about the kind of people we’ve all encountered: a victim. A teacher. A dysfunctional family. A slut and a factory worker. Told with caustic anger and sardonic humor, these are stories of human debris left behind by some and absorbed by others.
Broken Abroad
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,680. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literary collections » Female authors
BROKEN ABROAD is a collection of stories about nine different Americans in Europe. They are not searching for traces of their ancestors. They’re searching for themselves, for the meaning of home and the road forward. These are stories of the lost, damaged and grief-stricken who have run far away from home, to another country, only to find that life and death will follow them everywhere.
The Buffet and other stories
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,420. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Female authors
The stories in this collection are intended for readers interested in literary fiction. Though they are set in India, the themes are universal and represent the experiences, aspirations and situations of post-1940 generations. Though they favour realism, they are written with imagination, wit, compassion, liveliness and humour.
Collection of Short Stories
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,440. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Female authors
‘Write about what you know' is the famous advice to new writers, and this author has taken those words to heart. This is a collection of short stories in which the writer is truly at home, displaying inside knowledge of the families, jobs and social milieu portrayed.
Aspiring to Inspire
Series: Durham Editing and E-books Anthologies 2014. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,440. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Female authors, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
In honor of Women’s History Month, Durham Editing and E-books has compiled this astounding anthology featuring essays, short stories, poems, and memoirs from independent women writers from around the globe. This collection is a true literary delight for readers, both men and women alike.
How They Spend Their Sundays
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 43,900. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013 by Whitepoint Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literary collections » Female authors
Courtney McDermott’s debut story collection unveils a perspective of African life that is both startling and intimate. An Afrikaner woman sleeps with a shotgun because she fears black Africans, an undead garbage man “saves” lives by taking them, a modern day Cinderella struggles to escape the bitter residual constraints of colonialism. These twenty-two tales embrace graphic realism and magic.
Softly, As I Leave You
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 47,730. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013 by We Green Solutions. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Female authors, Fiction » Literary collections » Asian / General
Softly, As I Leave You, Chandani Lokuge’s third novel, offers yet another insight into the migrant’s world of fractured consciousness and half-fulfilled relationships. It is a touching story of loss and separation within a family whose members are suspended between a sense of togetherness and separateness.
The Place Where I Come From
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,380. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Literary collections » Female authors
Milton, Delaware - a town at the Southern tip of the Delmarva Peninsula - is very flat, very sandy, and very small. "The Place Where I Come From" portrays the lives of small-town inhabitants just before the Internet became prevalent, in the 1970s and 1980s.
The Lament of the Dhobi Woman
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 77,000. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013 by We Green Solutions. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Female authors
The infant daughter of wealthy Colombo socialites, Cat feels unloved and unwanted by her parents. Her nanny Seelawathie becomes the focus of her fierce attachment – friend, confidante, mother figure and only refuge. Seelawathie, young, beautiful and vulnerable, meets Cat’s uncle Rick and finds that love, like everything else in her life doesn’t come easy.
The Moon in the Water
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 57,860. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013 by We Green Solutions. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Female authors
Ameena Hussein sets her story within Sri Lanka’s closely guarded Muslim community, offering little known insights into customs and traditions. MOON IN THE WATER is the story of an educated, urbane, sophisticated Muslim girl whose secure and happy world is shaken when she discovers on her adoptive father’s death that Islam does not recognize the legality of adoption.
Love & Darts
Series: On Impulse, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 48,960. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Female authors, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
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2012 Anderbo Self-Published Book Award Entry of Note Honorable Mention at the 2012 Paris Book Festival You'll be entranced by these twenty-four stories as Nath Jones finds her way into this fun and biting life. She does not shy away from mortality but conducts you from the kaleidoscopic moment when a toddler loses her innocence to the last breath an old man takes in a rowboat at sunrise.
Eleven Shorts +1
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,540. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Literary collections » Female authors
Eleven short stories: Two little girls, in two different eras, yearning for their parents. A shy girl in a new country. Emerging after the death of a spouse. A short short. Mother and son argue over what is dignity, what value her life. A creepy little short. The bureaucrat and his ever-so-busy day. A party that glitters. A daughter rebels. A mother and her youngest, a conflict without end?

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