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The Ear of the Hippo
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 41,050. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2011 by Quickfox Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A collection of engaging and original short stories that perfectly capture the spirit of Southern Africa, each ending with a delightful twist. From the San bushmen and farm occupations in Zimbabwe to wine-making in the Cape and old ladies with tattoos. Nothing is as it seems. An entertaining book that would especially appeal to lovers of Roald Dahl.
Consciousness Raising
Price: Free! Words: 5,970. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A young girl who endures a badgering at a consciousness raising foolishly marries a scolding, caustic husband.
Jeremy Smith
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,570. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2011 by The Little French eBooks. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino, Fiction » Literature » Urban
Luis, the Peñon, is just a guy whose mind is pestered with images and stories of the lives of the celebrities and people who have succeeded in North America. Though his ambition is to make the American dream come true, he travels mistakenly to the old continent where he sets out his adventure and, eventually, spends his live.
The Spirit of Harlem
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,030. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2011 by Knights Hill Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Shizuka Nishino, a young Japanese artist, is starving herself in a grotty Harlem apartment. When you've got love, who needs food? In an unwanted intervention, her brother's girlfriend, an American ex-artist, takes matters into her own hands. Her quest to save Shizuka's life brings the conflict between the two women to a head, and reveals the true cost of throwing away your dreams. 72 pages.
Expiration Date & Other Stories
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,730. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Social detachment and intrigue with the absurd are captured in Manipulating Irony, Expiration Date, The Cheesecake, Finding Cat Stevens, Name Games, Mr. Baxter, and Meccaroni. Wdowicki (v’dovitski) conveys her disparate experiences growing up in Wisconsin, and residing in Japan, Indonesia, and Dubai. Influences include Camus, Voltaire, Mishima, and O'Connor. Cover Painting by Beverly Shipko NY
Asperger Diaries: Jamie's New School
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,900. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Jamie is eleven years old. In a few weeks time he will start at senior school. He is already a little nervous although his mum said he will be fine. This book tells the story of his first term at senior school through the diaries of Jamie, his mother and his older sister Lesley. No one yet realises that Jamie has Asperger's Syndrome. That is all about to change.
State of Chaos
Series: Chaos, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 114,830. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Six teenagers and a young girl pursue their musical dreams. One will find love in the arms of an adoring fan. One will come to accept a new home and find redemption from a personal tragedy. Yet another will struggle to redefine just what home really means. One will step across the line of protecting loved ones to exact a terrible vengeance. Together, they will capture the imagination of the world.
The Groundskeeper of Kylemore Abbey
Price: Free! Words: 650. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
One day, John Smith simply appeared. He walked onto the premises, picked up a shovel, and set to work in the vegetable garden. He said not a word.
The Recurring Bandit
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,960. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Adventure » General
A traditional western adventure with a science fiction twist.
Family Secrets: Three Generations
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 77,820. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
An ordinary, extraordinary relationship . . . Where does a young girl turn to survive family turmoil? Reading into a past she never knew, young Ellen Brodsky establishes a transformational relationship with Grandma Hannah. But who is this dead grandmother, and why is their connection so crucial to the survival of three generations of women?
Divide and Take
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 60,900. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Angry protesters, reports of an outbreak of stray dogs, and being forcibly removed from the closet are the issues Sarah Polsky faces in the book Divide and Take. It’s the story of what happens within a small town in Minnesota going through economic hardship. Unfortunately, the choices made by residents may make the town’s water supply permanently disappear.
Wandering the Earth: A Selected Stories Sampler
Price: Free! Words: 24,490. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A selection of short stories by Michael Bryson, showcasing the author's disparate reach and contemporary voice.
War Medal/Behind the FAT CHANCE - 2Shot#3
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 7,120. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Two more short stories by Pushcart and Best-of-the-Web nominee Hosho McCreesh.
Indelible
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,510. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011 by Living Books USA. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
A man suffers a terrible loss following what he thinks is a mechanical failure in his vehicle. Learning the truth about what happened not only adds to his burden, it does nothing to alleviate his pain and suffering. Sometimes the truth will not set you free . . .
Palíndromo
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 81,320. Language: Spanish. Published: November 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
English Speakers: This novel is available in English under the title "Rats Live on no Evil Star". Francophones: Ce roman est disponible en français sous le titre "Palindrome". Una patinadora ciega y enviudada. Un vendedor ambulante. Un Árbol que quiere Shakespeare. Un tren de mercancías. Nieve que se cae sobre ojos inparpadeos. Estepicursores. Taquiones. Cometas. Un forastero que no es.
Palindrome
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 81,550. Language: French. Published: November 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
English-Speakers Note: This novel is available in English as "Rats Live on no Evil Star". Hispanohablantes darse cuenta: Esta novela está disponible en español como "Palíndromo". Une patineuse aveugle et veuve. Un compère. Un arbre qui aime Shakespeare. Un train de fret. Neige sur des yeux imperturbables. Virevoltant. Tachyons. Cerfs-volants. Un étranger qui n'est pas.
Rats Live on no Evil Star
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 75,750. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Francophones: Ce roman est disponible en français sous le titre "Palindrome". Hispanohablantes: Esta novela está disponible en español con el título "Palíndromo". A widowed skater. A shill. A tree who loves Shakespeare. A freight train. Snow falling on unblinking eyes. Tumbleweed. Tachyons. Kites. A stranger who isn't.
The Great White Kings
Price: Free! Words: 9,580. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Educational
A look at the past. A look at the present. A look at the future. How greed and bigotry lead a nation to ruin.
Elvis Saves JFK!
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 32,850. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
What if: • Elvis was a secret agent? • Amelia Earhart was a Second World War fighter ace? • Hitler won the Second World War only to lose it a century later? Plus two other tales of alternate history by the author of War Plan Crimson, A Novel of Alternate History.
Losing Face
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,430. Language: American English. Published: November 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Losing Face 11 short stories for to enjoy with mystery, intrigue, humor, twists, horror, drama, science fiction, fantasy, and murder. The title story will pull you and and make some twists and turns that will surprise you. The other 10 stories will give you more twists as you read and enjoy the book.