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Chinese Novel Book Review: 小说《花落花开》读者网友书评集
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Price: Free! Words: 9,350. Language: Chinese. Published: October 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism
这本书收集了国内读者及海外网友对二十万字长篇小说《花落花开》原名《花浓爱更浓》的评论、建议和跟贴。
Courting Infidelity
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Price: Free! Words: 19,360. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Helen's husband has cheated on her several times. Driven by despair,she talks to a priest who persuades her to give her husband one more chance. This promise is challenged when she falls in love with Darek, the man she has always hoped to find. Darek sees her moral dilemma and, realizing he is losing her to her promise, hires a prostitute to test the true character of her husband.
The Cry Of Morning Glory
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,610. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Aiko was raped by her classmates and delivered a fatherless baby, but who can’t, for the life of her, recall that her baby died before or after birth. She sows seeds of morning glory on behalf of her boyfriend. As morning glory grows larger, the memory of her dead baby grows worse and starts tormenting her all the more.
Countdown to Kickoff: A Short Story about College Sports in Our Times
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Price: Free! Words: 2,790. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
Anticipation is running high for the opening of football season, but things are not what they seem. Technology, economics, and social norms intersect to create a new phenomenon in the wacky world of college football.
Playing the 'Son' Card
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Price: Free! Words: 31,530. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2009. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Troy lost his father at age 9. Ever since then, he’s been steadily losing confidence in himself and his ability to make his way in the world. Troy is increasingly the target of bullies at school and he’s just hanging on. He hates school and socializing has become torture. Now age 12, he has one chance to change his life and start new. Will he meet the challenge or will he remain a victim?
Immortalis Carpe Noctem
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 83,760. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2010 by Rising Sign Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
(4.20 from 15 reviews)
Bleeding to death after brutal mugging , twenty-five year old Alyssa, is rescued by an unlikely hero. The cold and aloof vampire, Lysander. By saving Alyssa, he unwittingly thrust her into a dark world filled with blood lust and thousand-year old vendettas. Now, she must find the strength to accept her terrifying new reality or die by the hands of Lysander's enemies.
Prometheus Fit To Be Tied
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Price: Free! Words: 89,830. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Recounting 1939, the birth of a superpower, the twilight of a mostly rural America, and the misbegotten adventures of the last man in the world to know everything except what to do with himself. Comedy, romance, and drama unfold when a dissipated millionaire returns from Europe to his childhood home just in time to interfere with a rural electrifcation project and reawaken the town's old secrets.
De lelie
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Price: Free! Words: 1,120. Language: Dutch. Published: May 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Na een verkeersongeval bezoekt een vrouw haar zwaargewonde dochter in het ziekenhuis.
Scholarship
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Price: Free! Words: 102,880. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The Rocks Preparatory School for Boys lived in its own world. 140 odd boys and 16 teaching staff inhabited the school, mostly isolated from the outside world not just by the boundaries but also by the society they formed for themselves. Like all communities, most conformed, but some did not. A story of friendship and loss at a 1960s boarding school.
Convenient Love
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Price: Free! Words: 5,180. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(1.75 from 4 reviews)
Penny works in her father's store while she studies business part-time. She alternates between fantasizing about co-worker Shawn Moore. and planning her escape. Shawn works to support his disabled mother. He refuses to look closely at Penny because she deserves better. When Penny's grandmother has a stroke, her escape plans are postponed. Can Shawn give Penny a reason to stay?
Taking Candy from the Devil
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Price: Free! Words: 76,360. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Chris Bly, burnt out and broke after an ill-conceived software startup, retreats to his father’s collection of geodesic domes on the western slope of Washington’s Cascades Mountains. Brother Trent is a Hollywood stunt coordinator dabbling in jewel theft. Fake Bigfoot tracks surface and a mysterious stranger arrives to exact revenge. Redemption arrives with romance, a trebuchet and explosions.
The Color of Heaven
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Series: The Color of Heaven, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 68,520. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
(4.73 from 15 reviews)
Sophie Duncan is a successful columnist whose world falls apart after her daughter’s unexpected illness and her husband’s affair. When it seems nothing else could possibly go wrong, her car plunges into a frozen lake. In the cold dark depths of the water, a profound and extraordinary near-death experience unlocks the secrets from Sophie’s past and teaches her what it means to truly live.
The Beach Misses You: A financial fable for happiness and internal peace
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Price: Free! Words: 9,530. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Business
In turbulent economic times often the hardest thing to find is a corner of peace and happiness in the middle of money troubles and worries. The Beach Misses You is a core financial lesson wrapped in a fable to help the reader understand where happiness can be found when it comes to finding a solution for the stress, worry, and desperation that debt can bring to our lives.
Beautiful Dreamer
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Price: Free! Words: 130,260. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2009. Category: Fiction » Literature » Religious
Harry Murphy has it all: A happy marriage, robust health, a successful career. Yet as he approaches fifty Harry begins to wonder about an issue which has not previously interested him: How well is he doing spiritually? Follow Harry as he begins to examine his spirituality by recording and analysing his dreams: What he finds there will alarm and amaze him, and will radically change his life.
The Great Shark Hunt
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Price: Free! Words: 5,960. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
As if battling a fifteen-foot Great White Shark off the coast of Northern California wasn't enough, Jack McClure must fend off his marine biologist friend who is hitting on the girl of his dreams. Will Jack find his voice in time to land the shark and the girl?
Western Hospitality
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Price: Free! Words: 1,170. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
Don't take your eye off a country girl...
The Book of Adam: Autobiography of the First Human Clone
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Price: Free! Words: 114,430. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2010 by Doublethumb Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Religious
(4.00 from 1 review)
Adam’s intimate memoir of a world in which it becomes common to have your genetic twin born after your death. We see the bigotry of his youth, haunting dreams of his clone-father, and Adam’s search for his soul. A search shadowed by his fear of death and a century-old family drama in which, like the House of Atreus, the players seem fated to struggle with the sins of the father.
Heaven on Earth
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Price: Free! Words: 1,270. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A woman overhears a conversation between two enigmatic old men. Are they who she thinks they are?
Omega
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Price: Free! Words: 153,790. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Omega returns the adult reader to the world of childhood imagination: a world populated by the fantastic, the fabulous and the thoroughly improbable. But a world where adult concerns of poverty, injustice, prejudice, politics and economics are all too real. In this world, the reader is taken on a search for the Truth in a more literal sense than one would expect.
Amazed by her Grace, Book II
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Price: Free! Words: 117,440. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 1 review)
For anyone who’s ever had a crush on a teacher comes the story of Tracy, a shy and abused teen from the projects who suddenly finds herself in a posh private school, and Grace, the revered and aloof coach who offers the girl a chance to join the school's inner circle of privileged athletes. What Tracy doesn't know about the beautiful Miss Grace is that not everything that glitters is gold.