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Why Is Marijuana Illegal? by Kendra Blewitt
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 173,440. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
It is an account of a logic in which Jewish Emancipation is seen to be proven a failure by 9-11, and an account of the person and influences that led to the development of this aforementioned logic. It is autobiographical fiction.
Know Not Why: A Novel by Hannah Johnson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 112,650. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age(4.71 from 7 reviews)
Howie gets a job at a hokey arts ‘n crafts store to meet girls. Instead, he meets Arthur. Sure, Arthur is smart and charming and has distractingly magnificent eyelashes, but there’s no getting away from one troublesome fact: he’s a dude. And Howie, who’s spent the past twenty-two years being strictly unexceptional, isn’t about to shake up his whole (mediocre) existence now. ... Right?
Year of the Monsoon by Caren J. Werlinger
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 72,220. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays(5.00 from 1 review)
Leisa Yeats has a good life – family, job, relationship. But suddenly, she finds that her whole life was built on lies and secrets. Secrets about her adoption, secrets about her partner. Everything is turned upside down and in her desperation she reaches out to the wrong people. Finding her world shaken off its foundation, Leisa must figure out whom to hold to as the winds of change blow.
Deborah's Secret by Marcus Clauss
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,130. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
A few days before her final qualification lecture, Deborah gathers a group of friends to support her during the last days of her current university contract. They all know she is a fervent paleontologist. What some of them do not know is that she has a five-year-old daughter. But that is not her secret.
Grappling with Survival by Vincent Berg
Series: Great Death, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 171,870. Language: American English. Published: January 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A Post-Apocalyptic world unlike any other. Instead of banding together or fighting each other, here the survivors find a world with few resources, little trust and no desire to intermingle. Fears of disease prevent survivors from reaching out for help. How does society survive if the survivors won’t participate? Book 2 of the "Great Death" series, but can be read without having read the first.
Butterfly Jar by Jalondra Davis
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 70,070. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age(5.00 from 1 review)
With all the rhythm, poetry, and pain of a Black girl's childhood in South Central LA, Jalondra Davis tells the story of Tanis Sutton, who dreams of having happy parents, straight hair, and an ice-cream colored house on the west side of town. In this coming-of-age story set against the backdrop of the LA 92 riots, Tanis struggles with first boyfriends, schoolyard cliques, and family secrets.
Dead Soul (In Her Name: The Last War, Book 3) by Michael R. Hicks
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 111,970. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » War, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Three years after the brutal first contact encounter with the alien Kreelan Empire, the human Confederation is desperate, and President McKenna orders the military to deliver a victory to give humanity hope. But the overwhelming firepower that they plan to bring to bear on the Kreelans may not be enough. For this time, Ichiro Sato and his companions face the deadliest Kreelan warrior yet...
A Song for Julia by Charles Sheehan-Miles
Series: Thompson Sisters, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 117,530. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2012 by Cincinnatus Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Crank Wilson left his South Boston home at sixteen to start a punk band and burn out his rage at the world. Julia Thompson left a secret behind in Beijing that exploded into scandal in Washington, DC, threatening her father's career and dominating her family's life.When Julia and Crank meet at an anti-war protest, the connection between them is so powerful it threatens to tear everything apart.
Cardinal Mahony: A Novel by Robert Blair Kaiser
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,950. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Religious
Three liberation theologians kidnap Los Angeles Cardinal Roger Mahony, take him off in his own helicopter and put him on trial for his crimes before an international television audience. Convicted and sentenced to become a Christian, he undergoes a conversion and works to make a clerical Church into the kind of community that will give everyone a voice, a vote, and citizenship in their Church.
Rainbow Weather by Fiona Lyn Christie
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,710. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
A white man dressed as an initiate of a local tribe is found dead in the South African countryside. In Scotland, a casual lie is told to impress a new colleague. In Colombia, a friend sows a seed of doubt about a husband's fidelity. The consequences of these three events ripple throughout the lives of three women on three continents and none of them will be the same again.
Summer Symphony by Brandon Shire
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,450. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
There’s a stigma in many cultures about how men are supposed to grieve. This stigma is no more conspicuous than when it comes to a father’s grief over a child lost to stillbirth. Martin Zoric's daughter never took a breath. He held her once and never stopped loving her, but then he had to learn how to deal with the loss.
The Thing I Didn't Know I Didn't Know by Brent Hartinger
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 62,520. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Twenty-three-year-old Russel Middlebrook searches for the secret to gay life and love in trendy Seattle. A "new adult" novel by the author of the gay teen classic, Geography Club.
Choices Made: The Street Years by Christine McMahon
Series: Choices Made, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 119,460. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
(Book 1) Introducing - Jamy MacGregor: Drug Enforcement Agent’s son, talented artist, best friend, poor boy; a.k.a. Lord Chance: heroin addict, gang leader, teen father, BNDD Narc, rich boy; which future is his?
The Muse by Suzie Carr
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 71,340. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Jane Knoll creates an online alter ego and starts to follow her co-worker, Eva, on Twitter. Face-to-face, Jane is nothing more than Eva’s nondescript, clumsy co-worker—a social catastrophe. But, behind the safety of her laptop screen, she becomes confident and empowered. The problem? Can she live the rest of her life as an alter ego?
Un tabou vieux comme le monde by Pauline Sarélot-Le Floc'h
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,710. Language: French. Published: January 25, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Au lycée Oscar Wilde, quatre jeunes profs déjantés laissent volontairement courir le bruit qu'ils flirtent avec leurs élèves de Terminale dans le seul but de pimenter la vie quotidienne du bahut. Mais cette année, un coup de foudre va réellement se produire entre l'un des profs et son élève. Va-t-il briser ce tabou vieux comme le monde, au risque de voir les rumeurs se retourner contre lui ?
Boko Haram: Western Values Are Forbidden by Yas Niger
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,970. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: December 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history, Fiction » Adventure » War & military
Boko Haram translates into Western education is forbidden, a clarion call that forbids Western values. It is the insurgency across northern Nigeria with political bombs in Islamic shells, establishing Islamic values by expunging Western ones. It likens this mysterious young vengeful quest to fight a perception of God's war, deny itself the fair chance to live according to values it holds dearly.
Sparks in the Wind by Shirley Meier
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,310. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2013 by Wayne Borean. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Prince Arnziel Kenacyen has a problem. He's pretty sure his brother, the Emperor is trying to kill him.
The Teacher and the Tree Man by Bryan Winchell
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 228,500. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 1 review)
This is a modern American epic fable about a Teacher in love with Nature who discovers a human head, a Tree Man, living in a tree in a forest near his house. The novel is about our need to unplug from our culture and re-discover ourselves in Nature. It is a fun-yet-deep look at: the media, our education system, drugs in our culture and our inability to listen to each other in the political arena.