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All Things Considered
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 90,870. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(1.00 from 1 review)
In All Things Considered, we observe Margaret Lovell at crucial stages in her life, beginning at 10 when she imagines that Marilyn Monroe is her real mother. We observe her as a teen when she develops a rebellious, risk-taking nature and we follow her university and drug-use years and, in retirement years, her eventual reconciliation with her life experience.
Three Scars - J.D. Cutler and Michael Angel
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 16,780. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2011 by Banty Hen Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Scars can be markers. Markers of various kinds of sins that go before a fall. Let me tell you about three of my markers. Pride left the first mark. Envy the next. Vanity the deepest one. In the process of getting those scars, I’d tasted failure. I’d eaten crow. Between the two, I’d take the crow, which at least tastes like chicken. I can’t say that I mind.
Lucky Reuben's Seasons in Hell
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Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 97,930. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A yarn of an Amish reared lad into Vietnam consisting of scenes charming and disarming and a plenitude of silly observations and jokes. Any truths or intelligences are accidental.
In Grief Prostrate; Clobbered by Joy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,660. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Meet Roy, a widower visiting his wife's family for a summer holiday with his young daughter. Imagine his confusion: he finds his wife's sister Miranda suddenly alluring; discovers a nefarious plot by Miranda's preppy boyfriend to evict her and her mother from their home by the ocean; and collides with pugilistic European tourists. A funny, sad, lushly-written novella that defies description.
Five Points Akropolis
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,860. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
An alternate future? An insecure past? Another present made of dense woodlands and waterways? Or of streets and buildings and crowds? Are its populations living beside one another in a welter of frequencies or wavelengths not generally experienced in Place and Time? What is FIVE POINTS AKROPOLIS? Willie the grave-digger would like to know. But "the girl" who seems somehow responsible isn't saying.
Made in Myrtle Street
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 111,950. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
Three ordinary men whose camaraderie and humour helps them cope with the extraordinary years of WW1. The naive, and sometimes quirky, interpretation of life at home in a young daughter’s letters to her father, Edward. Liam’s letter from his wife, however, has a profound and disturbing effect. A quest for revenge against an alcoholic Major arises from the revelation of long held secrets.
The Transformation
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Series: Writing Practice, 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,680. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
This short story deals with the coping, the frustration and the nightmares of an engineer after a chemical plant explosion.. This short story deals with post-traumatic stress, the fears and the anger and the memory loss... And it also deals with the abandonment by those who supposedly love... The story also deals with the fact that one must want to be really healed in order to be really healed...
Hunters and Gamblers
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,580. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Ryan Ridge's debut collection of short fiction, published by Dark Sky Books.
The Lucky Charm
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,430. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2011 by Grey Cat Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
Sailors in the South Pacific needed all the luck they could get. Alex Todd needed more. With four boats already shot out from beneath his feet, he collects every lucky charm he can find. But when one goes missing before a night patrol—and when the motor subsequently dies in Japanese waters—Alex Todd prepares himself for number five.
Big Town: A Novel of Africville
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,900. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Told through the eyes of children in 1963, Big Town explores a the life of a black community struggling with poverty and illiteracy. “Africville” was considered to be a modern-day ghetto. But it was a home to almost 400 people for over 150 years. To this day, its demise haunts Canada as a notorious cases of government sanctioned racial discrimination. This is its story, told from the inside.
Idol Hands
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,630. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
(4.25 from 4 reviews)
Tara spent two years as the "secret girlfriend" of Aidan Forrest - who just happened to be a part of the biggest boy band in the world, Idol Hands. He broke her heart, leaving behind a secret that Tara has never shared. Fourteen years later, she's determined to get him back.
Scavenger-Indian Panorama-Short Stories-Part Two
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Series: Novels and Stories, Book 27. Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 12,000. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Educational
I am a kind of scavenger and I am often successful in picking the shreds mostly left by others. With a little effort I join the pieces and create something that delights me and my readers.
Scavenger-Indian Panorama-Short Stories-Part One
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Series: Novels and Stories, Book 26. Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 28,450. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Educational
I am a kind of scavenger and I am often successful in picking the shreds mostly left by others. With a little effort I join the pieces and create something that delights me and my readers.
Grandpa & Henry
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 34,500. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
After his grandfather falls ill, an orphan boy must learn how to fend for himself in a strange city.
Saving the World
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Price: $4.69 USD. Words: 131,220. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
'Business as Unusual' meets 'The World According to Garp' and 'Adrian Mole' meets 'No Logo' as 'Saving the World' charts the progress of Nathaniel Papulous from a dysfunctional childhood in English suburbia to the frontlines of the battle against the global tyranny of the transnational corporations.
Goodbye, Philip Roth
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 27,220. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2011 by Pleasure Boat Studio. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Goodbye, Philip Roth is a strange novella that challenges the reader and won't let up: What is going on? Who is this "Martin Smith" (a fictional character easily confused with the author) who is so obsessed with how America's great author, Philip Roth, is slowly and so very cleverly humiliating him, destroying his career? Is the narrator completely mad, or is there a basis for his paranoia?
See You 'Round the Square
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 47,090. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
See You 'Round the Square depicts six friends living in Portsmouth, NH experiencing unforeseen economic challenges, personal obstacles and triumphs in their daily lives.
Lucky Now and Zen
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 44,170. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2011 by Olo Books. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
Luke Gallagher rules the world as the luckiest guy on the planet. Well, not literally. But he gets the grades, the girls, and the goals ever since he rubbed the belly of the Laughing Buddha statue in Chinatown. His luck drops in the crapper on the first day of university. Now Luke's got to shovel his way out and maybe, just maybe, find true love...plus a little Zen Buddhism and real magic.
Second Chances
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,800. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
James has a top job, dream house, two healthy children, and a wife who always stands by him. These things, James can rely on, until one day, when everything changes, and he realises that he has spent so long looking towards the future, that he has neglected the present. Pamela has taken their two children and left him, leaving nothing but a brief note. How far will James go to save his marriage?
Poseidon's Priest
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,040. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2011 by Karoline Henders. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Some lost souls find comfort in the unlikeliest of places. So does a man you can see sitting at the subway station, surrounded by candles. Come closer, and listen to his story!