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Literary | Plays & Screenplays
Men and Dreams in the Dhauladhar by Kochery C Shibu
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,600. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays(4.00 from 6 reviews)
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.
After the Strawberry by Kathryn Pope
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,100. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2009 by Seedpod Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 1 review)
Lydia Poole eats only one cup of Cheerios per day and lets her weight drop below ninety pounds. When Lydia’s sister introduces Jesse, a new friend and filmmaker, Lydia agrees to be the subject of his documentary. With the camera running, Lydia shifts from the viewfinder’s object to the eye behind the camera. In doing so, she discovers how she wants to see her world.
Empire All In: A Novel of the Trump Era by Tony Christini
Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 58,530. Language: American English. Published: June 28, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Empire All In: A Novel of the Trump Era ricochets between financial apocalypse, nuclear holocaust, and military conquest, with the threat of climate collapse overhanging all. A carnival of Death at rule, the novel paints the Oval Office, the President and the Cabinet, in the real light of the Incorporated Estates of Dearth: venal, fatuous, and deadly.
Making Family by Jennifer White
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,670. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Set in Newfoundland, this is the story of strong women who are thrown together because of unthinkable circumstances. A lonely old lady who spends her time wrapped in memories of a time long gone. A teenager facing decisions that no child should have to make, with no support from her own mother. Sometimes strength skips a generation, and love binds through the ages.
On Cloud 9 by Suresh Padmanabhan
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 48,270. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Educational
Maya is the main character of this fictional book. She is going through her dark days. At the right time of her life, she comes across Guruji—a man of wisdom—and various other women who impact her. Sunshine returns back into her life. This book is woven with mysticism, imagery, poetry, philosophy, and practical solutions where you will discover answers to the most vital aspect of your life.
달맞이 꽃 비녀 by Edith Ryu
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,660. Language: Korean. Published: May 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
1952년 강원도에서 출생한 가 은자의 70년 파란만장한 인생과 함께 주위 사람의 우여곡절이 담긴 희비애노의 이야기를 여러 계층의 남녀노소가 감화 감동 받을 수 있는 신비스러운 자연의 질서와 종교 철학을 묘사하고 치열한 경쟁과 양심이 메말라가는 지구세계에 존재하는 모든 생명들의 공동체인 어두운 세상에 향기와 훈훈한 빛을 밝혀주는 달맞이 꽃심에 비유한 심리 사회 교육 소설 입니다.
Crossing the Water: The Alaska-Hawaii Trilogies by Irving Warner
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,130. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2009 by Pleasure Boat. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
These are not “touristy” stories. They are deep and hard, a reflection of the regions in which they’re set. In the Alaska segment, Warner focuses on the passions that isolation and weather can bring out in human beings. In his “Hawaiian Island Trilogy,” he looks at a different kind of mythos – the often ethereal dimension of time.
Palawan Story by Caroline Vu
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 70,580. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
Under the cover of darkness, Kim, a young girl, is put by her mother on a crowded fishing boat to escape Vietnam. The derelict boat drifts for two weeks on the South China Sea before reaching Palawan, a refugee camp in the Philippines. There, an American immigration officer mistakes Kim for a sponsored orphan with the same name and sends her to America.
Beulah's House of Prayer by Cynthia A. Graham
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,400. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2016 by Brick Mantel Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
Some storms bring destruction. Others bring salvation. On Black Sunday, the worst dust storm in history brings with it a choice: Sugar must decide whether or not to return home, leaving the hospitality—and love—of Barmy’s inhabitants. A stunning Depression-era literary novel with a touch of magical realism, Beulah's House of Prayer captivates until the very end.
Smoke Paper Mirrors by Anna Tambour
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,380. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2017 by Infinity Plus. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
From the totally not bestselling author of Crandolin (shortlisted for the World Fantasy Award), an extraordinary and moving novel that confronts and defies boundaries. "Anna Tambour is an example of one."—Ben Peek
Selected Stories by Jake Kerr
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,230. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2016 by Shirtsleeve Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Stories of space, love, loss, hope, and more are all part of this debut collection from multiple award-nominated author Jake Kerr. A mixture of breathtaking science fiction and contemporary shorts, Selected Stories highlights Kerr's position a leading practitioner in science fiction's humanist tradition.
Sonoran Ruminations by Gerald R. Stanek
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 53,680. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This short story collection set in the desert southwest features spiritual themes. What do terracotta suns have to do with racism? Is a little bliss worse than no bliss at all? Who is The Alchemist, the one turning things to gold, the one concocting elixirs, or the one seeking immortality?
Lily's Story by Don Gutteridge
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 287,940. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013 by Bev Editions. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » Canada(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Lily’s Story tells the tale of a remarkable pioneer woman, born in the backwoods of Ontario in 1840. Lily’s struggle to survive and grow and discover her place in the scheme of things is complicated by the travail of frontier living, and the impact of historical events themselves. Lily’s Story is part history and part fable, with historical personages and a bizarre gallery of local characters.
To the Left of the Microwave by Lisa De Niscia
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 31,570. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2011 by Whitepoint Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
The eclectic characters in this collection of ten tales contend with the classic, American quest after freedom. The women in these stories grapple with greed in 1980s New York, tangle with an Indiana abortion clinic surrounded by protesters, and succumb to a wacky adventure with a scientist who thinks he’s losing his mind in California.
A Groovy Kind of Love (The Bibliophiles: Book Three) by Karen Wojcik Berner
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,130. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Uptight British lit lover meets a free spirit at a book club and his world is turned upside down! Thaddeus Mumblegarden IV was content with his Brit coms and books until he met free-spirited Spring Pearson at a book club meeting. But will an old college pinkie-swear promise Spring made fifteen years ago get in the way of this bibliophilic romance?
Three Nails by Micheal Maxwell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,430. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Three Nails is a rich, witty, smart slice of Americana. Although it opens with loss of life—Three Nails ends with aspiration—hope, heritage, and new life. Like a handful of stones thrown in a pond, the circles of life and memories are all interconnected to process grief. Relationships with a wife, children, colleagues at work and even the kids taught at school are all part of the gift of healing.
Gotte Spake Musica by Miles Rothwell
Series: Musicscapes. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,280. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Gotte Spake Musica has two sections - the first set in the fictional town of Tremka just after WWII. The second set in modern day Copenhagen. A gypsy boy is hospitalised and learns to play a traditional gypsy instrument. Years later his son forms a folk-metal band and between the two generations discovers a way to release traditional music and his heritage to modern audiences.
Glass by Kate Kort
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,580. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2015 by Brick Mantel Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Menashe Everett is a tormented man. He’s ruled by depression and addiction. He’s haunted by his past. At 37, he barely holds onto his job and lives in a haze of blurred reality. But to many in his life, he’s their only hope. Set in Cleveland in the late 1980s, Glass tests traditional ideas of interpersonal responsibility and what it means to struggle with mental illness.
Сенките на Невидимите Кучета by Danilo Peshikan
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 43,580. Language: Bulgarian. Published: July 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
В тези разкази “не всичко, което дирим, е небе отгоре и път отпред… Всеки има своята рана. За едни това е някогашната им бедност. За други – униженията, които са изпитали, за трети просто болестта или нещастието.”
The Labyrinth by Steven Arnett
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 113,020. Language: American English. Published: September 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
A romantic adventure wrapped in a thriller, The Labyrinth chronicles the strange life and death of John Jones, whose involvement in a murder when he was 15 years old shapes his whole life afterward. Four people read the manuscript he leaves behind and try to answer this question: Who really was John Jones?