- African American fiction
- Children’s books
- Cultural & ethnic themes
- Gay & lesbian fiction
- Graphic novels & comics
- Humor & comedy
- Literary collections
- Mystery & detective
- Plays & Screenplays
- Science fiction
- Themes & motifs
- Thriller & suspense
- Women's fiction
- Young adult or teen
- Antiques & Collectibles
- Art, Architecture, Photography
- Business & Economics
- Career Guides
- Children's Books
- Comics (nonfictional)
- Computers and Internet
- Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits
- Education and Study Guides
- Engineering, trades, and technology
- Gay and Lesbian
- General reference
- Health, wellbeing, & medicine
- Home and Garden
- Language Instruction
- New Age
- Politics and Current Affairs
- Relationships and Family
- Religion and Spirituality
- Science and Nature
- Sex and Relationships
- Social Science
- Sports & outdoor recreation
- True Crime
Literary | Plays & Screenplays | Coming of age | Visionary & metaphysical | Urban | Western | Fairy tales | War | Alternative history | Biographical | Sports | Religious | All sub-categories >>Alternative history | Biographical | Business | Coming of age | Educational | Fairy tales | Literary | Literary criticism | Plays & Screenplays | Religious | Sports | Transgressional | Urban | Visionary & metaphysical | War | Western | << Top sub-categories
The little girl who changed my life by Pratik Deshpande
Price: Free! Words: 37,860. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: June 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Amit Duggal finds a one and half year old Divya under a tea vendor's kiosk. Just when he is about to hand her to the cops, he learns that she has extreme stage lung cancer and he decides to take care of her on his own.The little girl who changed my life is about Amit's relation with a total stranger and the changes that she brings along, which transforms him as a person.
Finding Viola: A Short Story by Bo Burnette
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
Every day, Miss Erikson hears mysterious music coming from behind a locked door at the Lang School of Fine Arts. When the strict Mrs. Borg demands she leave the door alone, Miss Erikson's curiosity propels her to uncover the secrets of the ever-closed door. As she pursues the source of the inexplicable music, she must finally face the grief of the past she has long tried to ignore.
Nan Violence by Arun Krishnan
Price: Free! Words: 14,320. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
It's hard to attain Nirvana - especially when you are accused of being a cross-dressing Muslim terrorist. Mr. Jain strictly adheres to the principles of non-violence and vegetarianism. However, due to an an unfortunate turn of circumstances, he develops a taste for meat. He wants to buy meat at a neighborhood restaurant, but fears public condemnation. To avoid detection by fellow Jains, he conce
Blade by Ulf Wolf
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,350. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
You might think that a blade of grass does not have much going for it; it might be prudent to think again. Often trod upon and made to sustain bovine life, there’s more to grass than meets the eye (or foot). Blade likes to muse, and muse he does, upon life and death and sex and their lot in life.
Natun Thikana (নতুন ঠিকানা) by Dr. Nilanjan Chattopadhyay (ডাঃ নীলাঞ্জন চট্টোপাধ্যায়)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,680. Language: Bengali. Published: June 27, 2015 and represented by editionNEXT.com (Publisher). Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
“নতুন ঠিকানা”, ডাঃ নীলাঞ্জন চট্টোপাধ্যায়ের লেখা মোট ২৩ টি বাংলা আধুনিক কবিতার এক অনবদ্য সংকলন।
Reflections by Danielle de Valera
Price: Free! Words: 2,960. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Short story. 2,300 words, 10 pages approx. When Charles Lawson, formerly the notorious heroin dealer known as 'God' is released from jail, he lives quietly with his cats until old age foces him into a home for the elderly. There, he reflects on his life and, as he dies peacefully, imagines he is reunited with his wife Angela, who passed over some years before him. Short story, 2,300 words 10 pages
Circuits of the Wind (Volume 1) by Michael Stutz
Price: Free! Words: 81,060. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2015 by Confiteor Media. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Volume 1 of Circuits of the Wind, an ambitious literary coming-of-age novel in three volumes, follows a young Raymond from his '70s childhood to the home computers and bulletin boards of the '80s, where he leads a double life as a wanderer of the wires. But when even his virtual best friend unplugs, Raymond might have to leave it, too—because isn't real life supposed to be offline?
Quicksand by Neon
Price: Free! Words: 1,500. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Matthew Di Paoli's short story "Quicksand" first appeared in issue thirty-nine of Neon. It's a dark little tale about a man who finds himself stuck in a patch of quicksand while on his way to the butcher. As the story progresses he sinks deeper and deeper, while the world around him continues apace - not even a visit from his parents or a new prospective love interest can save him from sinking.
Terra Minor by Jean-Yves Crozier
Series: Acoustic Funambulist, Book 14. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,760. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In this everlasting voyage of melodious inclination, Acoustic Funambulist carries the tune in the face of the most off-key situations. The acrobat learns, in this fourteenth episode, to see the wisdom in what seems to be a completely irresponsible approach to life.
Eirlys and the Seven Naughty Children by Shelley Chappell
Price: Free! Words: 3,930. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
A short Regency romance retelling of Snow White and the Seven Dwarves. To escape certain ruin at the hands of her stepmother, Eirlys must seek refuge at a house in the woods — as a governess.
Maybe, Maybe Not by Earnest Long
Series: Computer User Fiction, Book 8 · All Earnest Long's Fiction, Book 15. Price: Free! Words: 16,990. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A book about people with problems, the people who try to help them and what they can do to help themselves. It is a story as well as being about the experience of long-term psychiatric care for such patients or some of them at least. And as a story, there is twist in the tale and a surprising moral for anyone who is looking for one.
Returning--Short Stories by Neil Brown
Price: Free! Words: 5,400. Language: British English. Published: June 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Three flash fiction stories about love, death and grief. Stories of despondency and the existential fragility that lies at the heart of the human condition.
Obscenity City by Richards Hall
Price: Free! Words: 5,740. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Obscenity City? No one's face is going to get red, apart from the lawyers. Alas, nothing about sex and very, very, little profanity. There's just so much petty gossip about so much big money. And what is up with the infinity chamber?
Nothing but the Black by Domino Finn
Price: Free! Words: 5,320. Language: American English. Published: June 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
The world has gone black. At least, you can't see anything. You can't move or scream either. You're trapped. This has to be a dream, yet... something tells you it's all too real. Not only do you not remember where you are, you don't remember who you are. With a poetic narrative that promises an existential read, Nothing but the Black searches for a light in the darkness of identity.
Elokeshi Besha (এলোকেশী বেশ্যা) by editionNEXT
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,470. Language: Bengali. Published: June 20, 2015 and represented by editionNEXT.com (Publisher). Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Classics
“এলোকেশী বেশ্যা”, মূলত একটি বটতলার বই। প্রকাশকাল আনুমানিক ১৮৭৬ সাল। হিন্দু ঘরের সুন্দরী ও বুদ্ধিমতী মেয়ে এলোকেশী আট বছর বয়সে বিধবা হয়। প্রতিবেশী বন্ধুর সঙ্গে গৃহত্যাগ করে এবং পরে বেশ্যাবৃত্তিতে যোগ দেয়। পরে এক খ্রিস্টান মিশনারি মহিলার সানিধ্যে এসে খ্রিস্ট ধর্মের মাধ্যমে পাপ মুক্তির উপায় খুজে পায়। এই নিয়ে টান টান গল্প।
Gli Iracondi by SimonaLoNero
Price: Free! Words: 790. Language: Italian. Published: June 20, 2015. Categories: Essay » Literature, Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
“Anime di color cui vinse l’ira”, così Virgilio definì gli iracondi, uomini che in vita covarono rabbia e che adesso fanno ribollire le acque buie dell’inferno. Il più avventato di loro è riuscito a scappare dalle viscere della terra per ritornare al mondo. Ma è davvero possibile fuggire dal proprio destino?
Mito a Quattro Mani by Andrea Marinucci Foa e Manuela Leoni
Price: Free! Words: 7,170. Language: Italian. Published: June 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Spiriti d’Inverno e di Samhain per varcare la soglia con il mondo fatato, la lunga Primavera di un cantore cieco e per finire un trittico sulla divinità più intrigante dell’Olimpo e sulla sua consorte. Storie delicate e romantiche, avventurose, oniriche e comiche si alterneranno per strapparvi un sorriso. Buona estate a tutti.
Incident at Diamond Springs by Kendall Hanson
Price: Free! Words: 12,960. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Literature » Western
When his stagecoach is caught between an outlaw militia and a band of renegades, a veteran driver must figure out how to save his passengers and the lone survivor of a massacred way station.