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Literary | Plays & Screenplays
America in an Egyptian Mirror Portraits of America in Egyptian Travel Literature 1912-2007 by Kamal Abdel-Malek
Price: $15.99 USD. Words: 50,920. Language: American English. Published: September 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Images of America in Egyptian travelogues in the last hundred years.
Men and Dreams in the Dhauladhar by Kochery C Shibu
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,710. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays(3.00 from 1 review)
In a project site in the remote Himalayas where superstitions and religious beliefs are as important as the engineering Nanda, Khusru and Rekha come together through a series of twists and turns in their lives..Men and Dreams in the Dhauladhar is about the aspirations of people with their cares and worries woven to the site life. Each has a story to tell and a dream to realise.
Beyond the Line by Jane Turner Goldsmith
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,290. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2016 by Wordrunner eChapbooks. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In this powerful collection of short fiction from “down under” — by turns, beautiful, disturbing and funny — Goldsmith gives us resilient characters who push or are swept beyond the lines of acceptable or customary behavior; some of them live in barely sustainable emotional territory.
Local History by Tim Heintzman
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 62,090. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Aided by his dead grandmother and haunted by a persistent ghost of his own demise, Eldon Wright must navigate these surreal and other more immediate demons in a test of courage and loyalty during the last days of his final year in high school. Eldon cannot see tomorrow but knows a moment in time can change him, forever.
The Painting of Porcupine City: A Novel by Ben Monopoli
Price: $4.89 USD. Words: 117,080. Language: American English. Published: January 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 1 review)
Sexy and sweet, gritty and gut-wrenching, "The Painting of Porcupine City" takes readers on a graffiti-covered adventure spanning years and hemispheres and miles of painted walls. From the author of "The Cranberry Hush."
The Haiduks by Panait Istrati
Price: $4.75 USD. Words: 34,190. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2012 by Fario. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
It is Romania in the time of the Ottoman occupation. A band of brigands--the haiduks--has taken up arms against the Turk. Led by the lovely Floarea Codrilor, the haiduks do battle not only with the armies of mercenaries sent by the Sublime Porte, the bashi-bazouks, but also with debased Romanian aristocrats, the boyars and gospodars who would betray their native land to the foreign occupier.
The Poet Must Die: Fritz365 2013 by Fred Robel
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,800. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Literature » Literary
This third yearly collection of poetry and story verse, which once again takes us to the highs and lows of this human existence. To experience all the pain and joy, love and hate, and the activities that go along with it all. A year in the life of a poet. Whom I think we will all agree: Must someday die a (preferably) normal death.
The Bridge Club by Patricia Sands
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 128,270. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
How far would you go to help a close friend? Is there a place where you might draw the line and simply have to say no? Eight women. Four decades of friendship. One unimaginable request.
Midnight Mass and Other Stories by Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis
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."
Sand and Ruin and Gold by Alexis Hall
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,060. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2014 by Riptide Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
The old stories always end with happy ever after. But this isn’t one of the old stories. This is a story of princes and monsters.
The Jersey Bounce (A Jersey Fantasia) by kathleenhelen15
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,290. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Motivational coaching, now a billion $ industry worldwide, propels Coach, "just plain Coach," as he likes to be called, a former forest ranger from the Garden State who made his name by bouncing the corrupt into jail, onto the national stage. The novel takes a humorous look at loyalty in the Garden State with views of historical greats en route to arriving at what it means to live a good life.
Coinman: An Untold Conspiracy by Pawan Mishra
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,830. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
In this eccentric tale set in a small town in northern India, Pawan Mishra masterfully weaves ingenuity and sarcasm in a manner that’s simultaneously hilarious and tragic. Coinman is a modern-day parable laced with pithy wisdom and psychological insight into human nature--a clever parody of the dynamics of office politics and groupthink.
Memoirs of a Bangkok Warrior by Dean Barrett
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,270. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
DECLASSIFIED! Yes, Americans did fight another secret war in Asia! Now, at last, the long-suppressed details of that controversial war can be told. The setting is Bangkok, Thailand. The time is the mid-sixties. And the events are incredible. Join Whore House Charlie, Sgt. Jigaboo, Bumbles, Blinky, Agent Orange, Corporal Napalm, Hogbody, Butterball, Good Pork Betty, the Betel Nut Queen.
Five Leaves Left by Courtney Seiberling
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,060. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Ten Short Stories that use Nick Drake’s 1969 debut album ‘Five Leaves Left’ as a launchpad and soon leave their birthplace far behind in an eclectic tour ’round the world. Each story portrays a unique interpretation by American writer Courtney Seiberling, you may have your own version.
Waking Up Naked On My Mother's Grave by E.D. Foxe
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,430. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2011 by Hesitation Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
Before you get too excited, despite its title, “Waking Up Naked on My Mother’s Grave” isn’t a horror book. It’s just a short, surreal, coming-of-age novel about a young man who travels to Washington, D.C., seeking his fortune. In no time at all, he’s working for a contractor and living with a somniphobiac girlfriend.
Adverse Possession by R. Richard
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,130. Language: American English. Published: July 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Jim Long gets laid off from his computer programmer job. Jim has prepared a soft landing. Jim is then visited by his girlfriend, Abigail. Abigail finds out that Jim has obtained a free house, using Adverse Possession, has set up a company and is set to survive. The talk then turns to the sexual practices of some of the people of the area.
A New England Romance and Other Southern Stories by Randall Ivey
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 69,600. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2016 by Shotwell Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Set in the upcountry of South Carolina in the fictitious County of Compton, Ivey's stories introduce us to a cast of memorable characters. If you have ever "visited" William Faulkner's Yoknapatawpha County, or "passed through" James Kibler's Clay Bank County, you will most certainly want to add Ivey's Compton County to your literary travel itinerary.
The Unvoiced Consonant by Clare Mendes
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 82,420. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2015 by little owl press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
The Unvoiced Consonant is the story of five loud-soft voices and more phonemes than you, or a pigeon, could poke a stick at.