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What Keeps A Stone From Falling Apart
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 43,010. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
How do you deal with a past that you cannot handle? What do you do with your life? Do you fall apart? Do you become an artist? Do you go into therapy? Or do you just go berserk?
Xanadu Collision
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,640. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Sierra is charged with managing the closure of a cryogenics center - a place where dead people are suspended in the hope that a future civilization will revive them. Only Sierra is part of that future civilization, and technology hasn't progressed enough. She goes about her grim task with impassiveness until she stumbles across an intriguing file, and makes the fatal mistake of reading it.
Three Irish Tales
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,390. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2011 by Comfortcat Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
In these humorous and heartwarming tales, readers travel through Ireland from Rosmuck to Ballytobar to Moycullen to Barley Cove as ordinary Irish lads are touched by the magic of another world.
A Novel Approach to Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,350. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
For those who are interested in Shakespeare, but are intimidated by it, I have worked to make his Much Ado About Nothing more understandable. I have taken most of the original dialogue and tried to add just enough scene and character identification to make the play make sense. For Shakespeare novices, I hope you enjoy this novel look at one of my favorite Shakespeare comedies!
La vida pasajera
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,720. Language: Spanish. Published: September 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Novela que mereció el premio unánime del Primer Certamen Literario de la Academia Norteamericana de la Lengua Española, «La vida pasajera» es el retrato realista de una familia enfrascada en la lucha por la vida. Pobreza, migración, emigración, amores, esperanza. Esta novela retrata los lugares con agudeza y nos deja con fuertes imágenes y reflexiones sobre las ganas de vivir.
Cousin Tina Disappears
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,470. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2011 by Hesitation Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Cousin Tina Disappears is a convoluted story about an isolated family living in a small, American town. Tina’s cousin, a long-time guest in their home, describes her murder, an infestation of flies, the humiliation of selling shoddy Christmas cards, a failed attempt to enlist in the Army, and his role in the disposal of Tina’s body.
Requiem for Locusts
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 114,070. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A mentally-ill young woman wanders through the backyards of her neighborhood, inadvertently opening up its inner sanctums. This story is about neighbors forced to confront the chaos in their own lives, prompted by the psychological chaos of one of their own. It is Frost’s "good fences make good neighbors" adage transformed into "good fences mask the inevitable connections all neighbors have."
Kiss Me, Genius Boy (No More Dreams #1)
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Series: No More Dreams, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 51,470. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2011 by Nameless Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Joshua Rivers was born to expect great things. A former child prodigy and the son of a lottery winner, he also believes himself blessed with a vision of his perfect destiny and his perfect love. Now in his early twenties, he waits for the moment, and the girl, that will show him his time has finally arrived. And when it does, he resolves to take what is his, whatever it costs him or anyone.
The Recent 86 Tram Disaster as Outlined in a Series of Ten Character Studies
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Price: Free! Words: 2,070. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
What caused the recent explosion on the 86 tram? Who were the people who witnessed the event? And how does the omniscient viewpoint of a narrator affect the lives of those characters it describes? A short story about intersecting lives and the expectations of narrative.
Birch Hills at World's End
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,690. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2011 by Vagabondage Press LLC. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
Birch Hills at World’s End begins between Detroit and nowhere, in 1999, when high school senior Josh Reilly senses an apocalypse approaching. A web of domestic strife, romantic rivalry, and millennial anxiety challenges two boys to stand together as their youth comes apart. Columbine... Y2K... can friendships survive the end of the world?
I Cannot Protect Her, Ever Again
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Price: Free! Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is not a happy, feel-good message of American solidarity. This is a deeply thought out, painful journey through an author's mind and heart. We write stories that are meant to frighten people... when the Twin Towers fell, when 9/11 became a "thing" and not just another day on the calendar, all of those make-believe monsters lost their steam.
The Stop Light
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 820. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.00 from 1 review)
Early one morning, a driver, an empty street and a stop light. A short short story.
Homer's Odyssey: A Retelling in Prose
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,990. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is a retelling of Homer's "Odyssey" in novel form. After leaving Troy, Odyssey spent ten years wandering around the Mediterranean. When he finally returned home to the island of Ithaca, he discovered many suitors trying to marry his wife because they thought that he was dead. Odysseus must reestablish himself as king of Ithaca or be a beggar for the rest of his life.
Spider and I: The Story of a Boy and His Vampire
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,680. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Jack wants nothing more than a normal life after his parents' untimely deaths. He bounces from foster home to foster home, haunted at each stop by a monster he thinks of only as "the shadow man". As Jack grows older, he learns "the shadow man" isn't the only monster in his life...
sPARKLE & bLINK 2.8
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,860. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
sPARKLE & bLINK is published in conjunction with the monthly submission-based reading series Quiet Lightning, which takes place in San Francisco and is hosted by Evan Karp. This is the eighth issue of volume 2, as performed on September 5 2011 at The Conservatory of Flowers [the second installment of The Greenhouse Effect]. For more information: http://wp.me/p1tiGa-vD.
Kane
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Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 81,040. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
From the emotional story of one family's struggle with rural poverty, pain and loss, the unequal power of beauty, the pits of despair and the longing to escape comes Kane, a beautifully crafted and poignantly told tale of patience and perseverance, of love and understanding and the difficulty of growing up when destitution is knocking on the door.
The Wake-Up Call
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,760. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
On the surface he has it all: the women, the career, and the Central Park view penthouse, but behind his well-groomed and chiseled facade he has nothing. At least this is what he's about to realize. Find out how Jack gets his life-changing wake-up call in this fast-paced, heartfelt and funny novel about soul-searching, friendship, and love.
Kyselak was Here
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 52,850. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2011 by Amolibros. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Kyselak Was Here is a fictional account of his life as it might have been, following its youthful hero on his adventures, amorous and otherwise, from Vienna to the four corners of the Empire: the Vienna Woods, Bohemia, Slovenia, Transylvania.
Leib Weihnachtskuchen and his Child
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 65,330. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2011 by Amolibros. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Leib Weihnachtskuchen and his Child is a story of obsessive passion set in Podolia, now part of the Ukraine but in the nineteenth century a backward, multi-racial corner of Europe where the Russian and Habsburg empires met.
Hieronymus Bosch's American Landscape
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Price: Free! Words: 3,710. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Bethany Glaspell approached the first-ever meeting with Great-uncle Vern, a man who returned from the jungles of Vietnam with a Hmong bride and warped personality, much as a cat burglar might plan his next heist, telling no one, neither friend nor family, her intentions.