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Nothing is Romantic Now by Raja Sharma
Series: Novels and Stories, Book 44. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,120. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
The buried memories begin to shape up as I turn the pages of the diary: the days are unpleasantly dull, without any enthusiasm and inspiration. Even my conscience does not help me to remember the nature of the days.
The Trail Planet With Hammocks by Danny Brantley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,510. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
If you love love and despise evil you may love this book. If you do not love love and despise evil you may be squashed when I am elected World President. This is a story of a Brain Nugget implant from a superior planet that allows Sparky to experience the Trail Planet as if his consciousness is within a beautiful Trail Planet artist, musician, speaker and lover of Gus.
Nocturne by Debra Milligan
Price: Free! Words: 30,790. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Nocturne reveals a girl’s coming of age during 1888-89 in Georgetown, D.C. The remembrances of Amelia Prescott are heightened by a sharp wit and telling details that chronicle this year in her life. Abandoned by her parents, Amelia is saved from despair by the loving hand of her aunt. When that hand dies before her eyes, she struggles to prevail over her pain through the art of music.
A Fire by Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,170. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2012 by Fario. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Caribbean & Latin American, Fiction » Literature » Literary
In Montevideo, on shore leave, a naval officer comes across a burning dressmaker's shop. Ever the chivalrous gentleman, he ignores the flames and the smoke and rushes up the stairs to the burning workshop.
Heroes: Stories, Letters and Thoughts of a Catholic Man by J.C. Quinn
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 28,900. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Religious
God made us to be heroes, to be saints. The book, Heroes, explores that reality showing how it can be accomplished in today’s secular world. This fictionalized account depicts ordinary people doing the extraordinary. Follow the dialogue between two Catholic men as they come together to discuss the world around them and the spiritual battle each is facing. Read the book. It could change your life.
Morera O... by Armando Trasviña Taylor
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 37,680. Language: Spanish. Published: August 31, 2012 by Editorial Amarante. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Es la historia de una mujer, es un viaje de ida y vuelta cuajado de anécdotas y situaciones dignas de ser contadas. A México y a España les unen muchas cosas, pero hay asuntos que laten en el subconsciente colectivo que son insoslayables, y al final el eterno retorno acude a la memoria del autor con un final necesario.
Sex and Death by JoDa Hodge
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,720. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Biographical, Nonfiction » Sex and Relationships » Sex and culture
Love, Sex, Death, Dreams, Fortune and Destiny from Vermont to Hollywood. A Harley-riding writer, his fiancée, a self-destructive animal Artist and a dominatrix... (Save 15% Coupon Code: XP65R)
Lies We Were Told by Leslie MacDill
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 132,140. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical(4.40 from 5 reviews)
Novelist Leslie MacDill recounts the exploits of an American in search of his Irish lineage who unearths dark family secrets and is forced to confront his own devils and demons, aided by a Caribbean healer, her granddaughter, and a ginger-haired inamorata with probable paramilitary ties. Danger and passion both await the American, who treads an unfamiliar path in the land of his ancestors.
Free Filippa! by Hannah Shilling
Price: Free! Words: 21,460. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Set in Sweden, the story of a woman with a disagreement with the world. She also has, or thinks she has, a heart condition, three boyfriends who seem unaware of the others' existence, a rather too literal belief in astrology, and a habit of putting truth drugs in the punch at parties. The action flits generally between Stockholm, Toronto, and the U.S.A.
The great Amesville, Ohio, flood of 1998 by will dewees
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,930. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
It hadn't rained all spring. You had to drive half a mile behind the pickup in front of you, the back roads billowed so dusty. Cows and pigs panted like coon hounds. Stunted was how it felt. Women were barely keeping their tomato plants by using dishpan water. Then it rained, and when it did, here's what happened.
Just Remember to Breathe by Charles Sheehan-Miles
Series: Thompson Sisters, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,760. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2012 by Cincinnatus Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Alex's life is following a script. The last thing she needs is to reconnect with the boy who broke her heart. Dylan returns from Afghanistan injured and knows that the one thing he cannot do is drag her into the mess of his life. When Dylan and Alex encounter reunite, they have to make new rules to keep from killing each other. The first rule is to never talk about how they fell in love.
Tristram's Printer by George Stenson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,830. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
Rie, an independent, willful woman finds herself falling in love with typography, papermaking, and Harvey, a man old enough to be her father. Harvey wonders if his attraction to Rie is because of the death of his daughter and only child, Christine, two decades earlier. The two women seem similar.
The Great Disappointment, A Confession by Susan Taylor Chehak
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,300. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012 by Foreverland Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
“[This] ambitiously imaginative... novel questions the very nature of reality… [a] diverting exploration of metaphysical concepts. Winsome and smartly playful.” —Kirkus Reviews
Timothy Mallborn: The Invisible Boy by Matthew Lie - Paehlke
You set the price! Words: 16,120. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Timothy Mallborn is the autobiography of a boy who disappeared in Toronto's largest shopping mall. After discovering that no one can see him, Timothy fashions a home for himself in the children's section of a department store, tries to communicate with the crowds of people passing all around him and falls in love. Growing up is hard, but it's even harder when you're invisible.
Grown Fast and Hard by James Calore
Price: Free! Words: 4,940. Language: American English. Published: August 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Western
Life is full of twists and turns, as the saying goes, but you never know when that life-altering event is coming at you. Some twists can turn out very fortunate, while others ... let's just say, there are others you wished you hadn't had to endure. Life can be a tough teacher, and the test tougher yet. Grown Fast and Hard - A contemporary short story set in the American West.
Smoke Damage by Patti Sherry-Crews
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 77,630. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Smoke Damage is a work of narrative nonfiction whose heroine, a young mother raising children in a post-9/11 world, recounts growing up in circumstances where all that was stable and familiar change drastically, but in ways closer to home. When one parent retreats into chronic illness and alcoholism, the other takes on a secret lifestyle, leaving the narrator to cope with issues beyond her age
Milligan and Murphy by Jim Murdoch
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 45,380. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012 by Fandango Virtual. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
On one level this could be a farcical tale reminiscent of the work of Flann O’Brien about a pair of Irish layabouts who somehow run away from home by accident and are helped find their way by a number of eccentric characters; on another it might be a metafiction about the nature of writing inspired by Samuel Beckett or maybe it’s just a silly book like ‘Puckoon’. Then again it could be all three.
Final Exam by Ralph Moore
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 72,260. Language: American English. Published: August 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Educational
A young man chooses to write, as the subject of his M.A. thesis in English Literature, about a renowned American author who has a reputation of being a womanizer. He travels to Paris and to Mexico City for evidence, but after submitting his thesis, he finds a last event which nullifies his work’s conclusions, putting the whole of his thesis in danger: a situation he must somehow rectify.
Dreaming by David Baker
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,100. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Inspirational
Jack is close to death and has a final message that he would like to deliver to his grandson, Ted. It's a message about being a man, what it means, and how he himself took the hard road to learning that being a man isn't everything you are taught to believe it is. Sometimes it's as simple as following a dream.
The Death Bed by Daniel Adams
Price: Free! Words: 157,180. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western
The Manchells had striven for years to preserve the façade of a normal middle class suburban family, but when the threads that had bound them begin to unravel the members find themselves at odds with each other and themselves. The family drifts apart and collides violently back together again, as they find that they are still bound to one another through their shared suffering.