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Lurianics
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 157,770. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2018 by Books We Live by. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Lurianics tells the story of a youngish man – one Isaac Luria (namesake of one of the world's great Kabbalists) – who seeks to create a "true work" which will give his life a meaning that is uniquely beyond label. Set on Manhattan's Upper West Side, the novel anatomizes this unlikely hero's ambivalence-racked relationships with a veritable cast of thousands, all of whom have one thing in common...
A Warder's Tale
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 134,680. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A Warder's Tale is a c. 135,000-word novel about Thomas Bernhard, Art, Nazis and Austria. It follows the journey of a translator of Thomas Bernhard who seeks to find out why his half-brother, a museum warder in Vienna, has committed suicide. Was it due to the conflicts within his family or because he'd become a traumatised worker, a victim of neoliberalism?
Damage Control
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 112,990. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2018 by Fomite. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Doug Merit’s middle name is damage control. Working in public relations for GE, he’s ready for any challenge: a teenaged son who still plays with trains, a thirteen-year-old daughter who hasn’t spoken to him in six months, a first-grader who is a little too devoted to animal rights, and a wife who just might have whispered a month or two ago she didn’t love him. No problem! He’s got it covered.
Life at the Death House
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 113,570. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2018 by NineStar Press. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Even through struggles with addictions and questions of sexuality, the residents of the Death House could come to believe in the possibility of living.
Der Seitensprung Index
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 108,570. Language: German. Published: August 4, 2018 by HeavenLakePress. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Privatdetektiv Vincent Calvino ist seit fast dreißig Jahren im Geschäft und eine bekannte Größe in der Welt der Kriminalliteratur. Diesmal gerät er ins Fadenkreuz der thailändischen Behörden, als er in einem Fall von Arzneimittel-Piraterie ermittelt. Er folgt der Spur des Geldes bis vor die Tür einiger höchst einflussreicher Persönlichkeiten. Doch dann begeht er den Fehler, anzuklopfen …
The Learning Wilds
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 112,050. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Elorah. An island with lush green forests, breathtaking beaches, and the remains of a shipwrecked that left many stranded and a baby girl orphaned. Seventeen years later, that orphaned child is grappling with the truth of her past and a coming force that threatens everyone she loves on her island.
Farewell to Innocence
Price: Free! Words: 134,400. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This novel about the adventures of a lipstick lesbian belongs to the literary genre of confessional-autobiographical-writing. Augustine of Hippo is one of the earliest founders of this literary genre and Henry Miller’s work represents the quintessential modern version of fictionalized-confessional-autobiographical writing.
Evelyn Explains Everything
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 170,260. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
This jolly inflammatory satire on the managerial class is narrated by Evelyn, a cheeky embattled force of nature who brings all her wit and fury and sexuality to bear in her campaign to rise above her hated upperish-middle-class origins and achieve owner-class status. It’s Butler’s The Way of All Flesh meets Heller’s Catch-22.
Living Without Kate: The Sequel To Dreaming of Kate
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 155,060. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In Living Without Kate, we see the four characters from the trilogy trying to move forward with their lives, Leah in Burlington, Andrew in Brookline, and Danny and Kate in Canada. Also, the troubled teen, Ciara, has pulled herself together and is heading off to Northeastern. The connections between these characters become complex, in this story of life, illusions, uncertainty, and peril.
Peace of the Puzzle
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,590. Language: Australian English. Published: June 23, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Elena is desperate. Her husband was supposed to be her Lancelot, the man to rescue her from her cursed life. But knights in shining armour are hard to come by in twenty-first century Australia. An engaging, modern take on an age old story.
A Storied Life
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 100,940. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
When Gram announces she has terminal cancer—and names Olivia as her Power of Attorney for Healthcare—Olivia is thrust in to the world of hospice and dying wishes. Olivia may be the family’s black sheep but she is determined to see Gram through this, no matter the cost. Weaving together grief and beauty, humor and romance, A Storied Life will make you rethink life, love, and loss.
Red Clay, Yellow Grass: A Novel of the 1960s
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100,070. Language: American English. Published: June 4, 2018 by Evolved Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
A startlingly vivid portrayal of the 1960s, as seen through the eyes of two ill-fated college lovers. The story of their generation spills across some of the era’s most iconic settings: the legendary battleground of Khe Sanh; a Midwestern campus riven by dissent; and Altamont Speedway, scene of the notorious rock festival that ended the Sixties.
Palma de Mallorca Mystique
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 225,440. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A contemporary YA Romance in two volumes... In the first volume Franz the German and Sebastian meet Penny and Chloe on the Grande Paseo of Palma, what more needs to be told, everything and more. In the second volume out two male héroes meet Ingrid and Gretchen, two German sisters. This is the most exciting exposition of Post Modern Romance currently available. Take it in.
Evelyn Delivers the Paperboy
Price: Free! Words: 101,450. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
EDP in a nutshell: The simple story of a gorgeous girl who grows up to make an advantageous marriage with the rich boy next door, and her friendship with the not-so-rich boy on the other side who she delights in tormenting over a lifetime, provides the pretext for this morally instructive farce about self-adoring oligarchs and the people who proudly do their bidding.
Lament: A Soviet Woman and Her True Story
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 283,160. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » General
A young Jewish woman’s epic struggle to survive the 20th century's most pitiless decades, becomes a timely novel about women and family, exile, war, prejudice, and the testing of humanity’s spirit by the ultimate challenges.
Six Novels
Price: $3.49 $2.44 USD. (30% off until Sep. 24!) Words: 391,800. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Mystery, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Six Novels contains the following novels, all of which can be purchased in the Kindle store at Amazon: The Great Barrington Train Wreck, Frontier Justice, Blood and Blackmail, The Real Meaning of Life, Your Kiss Is like the Sweetest Fire, and The Book of the Dead. If you would like complete descriptions of these novels, you can obtain them under the separate listings for each book at Amazon.
Archaeopteryx
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 129,570. Language: American English. Published: May 14, 2018 by Curiosity Quills Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
John Stick, zoo keeper and giant, just wants to sit alone in a dark room with his pet tarantula. However, when ten thousand birds fall dead from the New Mexican sky, the woman he loves, an ornithologist with severe facial deformity, begs him to decipher the cause. He grudgingly agrees, a decision that plunges him into a tangle of weirdness as old as the American Southwest.
Jeanne
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 106,090. Language: French. Published: May 4, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Littérature Francaise et sentimentale,George Sand ecrivaine et romanciere
Losing Venice
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 114,460. Language: American English. Published: May 4, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
When Mark Vancermar moves to Venice, the geography of his new life is marked with discovery and reinvention, but what he really seeks is to learn to live beautifully, to find a place and a person to call home. Like the finest expatriate novels, Losing Venice is as richly textured as its fabled locales and dives deeply into the possibilities, perils, and pleasures of learning how not to be lost.
At Shutter Speed: A Novel
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 114,620. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A newly minted human rights attorney undergoes a trial by fire when her husband, a respected but troubled war photojournalist, disappears during a crackdown in Cairo.