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Bombay Bhel by Ken Doyle
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,500. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Like the city’s ubiquitous snack food, Bombay Bhel blends a variety of ingredients to serve up glimpses of life among the Goan and Anglo-Indian communities—minorities in one of the world’s most cosmopolitan cities. The interlinked stories are set in the late twentieth century, before a wave of anticolonialism crested across India and resulted in the city’s rechristening.
The Most Mauve There Is by Nancy Springer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,470. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Middle-schooler Avery Holsopple is already struggling with the fact that he's the shortest guy in school. To make matters worse, his older sister Valerie has insisted on having a Victorian-style wedding, which means Avery is about to find himself dressed up in the worst color he can imagine for a boy: pink. Of course, Mom insists the color is "mauve" but Avery's eyes know the truth.
A Midlife Night's Dream by Thomas Biehl
Price: Free! Words: 5,860. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
LIke most people, Thomas Biehl wondered from time to time how his life could have turned out differently, so he decided to write a short story about himself in the third person to explore the idea.
Gender-swapped Fairy Tales: Hansel and Gretel & The Goose Boy by Eve Sinning
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,400. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales, Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist(4.00 from 1 review)
Subversive and surprising, these gender-swapped re-tellings of the two classic Brothers Grimm stories 'Hansel and Gretel' and 'The Goose Girl' will make you see your favourite fairy tales in a whole new light!
Midnight Run by Charity Hillis
Series: Once Upon a Desire. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,260. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
Once Upon a Time never felt like this… MIDNIGHT RUN is a contemporary romance inspired by Cinderella, and it's the first book in the Once Upon a Desire series. Once Upon a Desire: contemporary fairy tales with a pinch of spice.
Sleep When You're Dead by Gagatha Christie
Price: Free! Words: 1,640. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
It's Taco Tuesday again. Your Uggs are dirty, the barista spelled your name wrong, and your sorority sister just won't leave you alone. She's pushing you to the edge of madness. You literally can't even. Sleep When You're Dead is the troubling story of one college girl's fall from grace. -- BASED ON A TRUE STORY --
Another Girl by J. S. McInroy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,290. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2015 by SlateRunPublishingLLC. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Mr. McInroy claims to be familiar with various addictions, Norse goddesses on motorcycles, and the allure of each. He adamantly asserts that the divine is always with us, whether riding a chariot across the sky, hanging from a cross, or driving the back roads of America in a Dodge Charger Hellcat. His title is stolen from a Stones lyric and his desert land from his novel Army Girl.
En busca de la riqueza: la caída de la felicidad by Jorge Luis Pereyra
Price: Free! Words: 35,140. Language: Spanish. Published: May 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Al ver a alguien buscando ganarse un peso, ¿te has preguntado si disfruta lo que hace? La vida está compuesta de decisiones y los jóvenes llenos de sueños por cumplir. En México, un chico deseoso de triunfo embarca un viaje extraño después de perder su principal motivación. Una historia que refleja la realidad de muchos mexicanos, así como la necesidad social que muchos anhelan erradicar.
Enough to Go Around by Tanya Savko
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,090. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Three generations of an American family each stare down their demons and learn what it really means to live, die, and forgive. From the matriarch who immigrated years ago from Czechoslovakia, to her daughter dying of cancer, to her son’s wife struggling with bipolar, this story blends past and present, love and loss into everything about families that is complex and fallible – but also rewarding.
Above The Field Of Buttercups by T.F. Torrey
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,740. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Gangsters reflect on science, knowledge, and the final mystery while carrying out orders.
The Not-So-Holy Bible by Pete Nicely
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,170. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Fourteen-year old Claude Tillson is tired of waiting for his mother to sober up and move them out of his miserable grandparents’ house. After deciding that only he can fix everything, he asks his grandfather for help. What he gets instead destroys his faith and sends him and his mother on the run. The Not-So-Holy Bible is the story of how the truth can set you free. But first it breaks your heart.
Van Gogh Only Sold One Painting in His Life--Did You Know That? by Stan Washburn
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,160. Language: American English. Published: May 12, 2015 and represented by Andy Ross Agency. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Nate Ritzo, an ardent young painter of the purist persuasion, and Egg Donner, whose art goes for splash, contend for success in the tumultious and often preposterous New York art scene. But art is as susceptible to the whims of fashion as restaurants or handbags, and neither Nate nor Egg has an easy time of it.
The Slave Factory by Julian Darius
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,380. Language: American English. Published: May 12, 2015 by Sequart Organization. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » General
This historical short story focuses on the intersecting lives at a slave factory, Porto de Maria. By Julian Darius. From Martian Lit.
Collisions and Other Stories by Jesse Greever
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,010. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Jesse S. Greever's short stories have been worldwide bestsellers, and now they're collected in one volume for the first time! From romance to humor to mother/daughter relationships, Greever's short stories capture a wide variety of emotions and experiences.
Disfigured Liberty by Neil Brown
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,760. Language: British English. Published: May 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Six short stories of despair and death. A submergence into the grimy depths of relationships and grief. A literary journey into the hearts and minds of characters that have experienced loss, abuse, and disaster.
Stop Points by Luis Filipe Alves
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,410. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Jorge wants to become an adult on his own terms, free from his father’s control once and for all. When Fate grants him his wish, Jorge learns about Madalena, a woman from his father’s past. Meeting her forces Jorge to reevaluate everything, and as their lives become more and more enmeshed, both Jorge and Madalena learn that when life stops you in your tracks, everyone needs someone to push t
The Blade Runner Amendment by Paul Xylinides
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,080. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
With the creation of genetically modified human replicants outlawed, in their stead, humanoids — computerized entities in human form — serve as intimate companions. Virgil Woolf has been content with his older, serviceable model until he finds his kindred spirit in a newer entity who is disruptive in ways that even she cannot compute.