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Summer Rain by Jon Konrath
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 221,040. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
John Conner has lost his girlfriend, his job, a scholarship, and has been kicked out of college. Instead of retreating back to his parents’ basement and a life of mediocrity and factory labor, he decides to stay the summer in the college town of Bloomington, Indiana.
Some Lessons In Gaelic by McCawley Grange
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 119,030. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2012 by Amolibros. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
When an eleven-year-old English boy arrives in Southern Ireland, walking on his hands and quoting Shakespeare, the natives begin to treat him with suspicion. The town he finds himself in is a small mid-century (1950) maelstrom of snobbery, nationalism, sexual repression and quaint quintessential Irish intolerance, presided over by a clergy, discharging duties of guidance and tutelage.
The Pursuit of Cool by Robb Skidmore
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 129,210. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
Lance Rally is a ragingly ambitious, pop culture obsessed, tragically romantic young man who tries to find "cool" while attending college during the 80s. The story comes alive with music and movies which give Lance solace as he questions his beliefs and his heart gets crushed. He tries to capture that elusive quality, the essence that is "cool." The definitive novel about the 80s!
Spinning for Jacks by Dan Willett
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 176,700. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
For Jamie Croydon, the Koorang River is a wild and wondrous sanctuary beyond his parents’ farm. But at the start of summer, the river becomes the scene of a grisly find; something so left-field in Jamie's world that it jolts his outlook and wakes him to a primal mystery. He learns a greater truth hangs in the balance between things seen and unseen … and answers can always be found at the river.
The Termite Queen: Volume One: The Speaking of the Dead by Lorinda J Taylor
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 131,320. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In the 30th century, an off-world expedition brings back a giant termite with a behavior that suggests intelligence. During the planning for a first-contact expedition, Kaitrin Oliva, a linguistic anthropologist, falls in love with the entomologist-leader, a complex man hiding a dark secret. Meanwhile, civil discord is brewing on the termite planet as the Queen's Chamberlain plots a murder ...
Tokyo to Tijuana: Gabriele Departing America by Steven Sills
You set the price! Words: 186,210. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This literary novel explores the lives of A Korean American returning to his home country where he is scarcely literate and teaches English for a living and Gabriele, his creation, an intellectual living in a trailer court in New York State, also lost, and also rebeling against life but in a more overt manner
An Apostate: Nawin of Thais by Steven Sills
You set the price! Words: 118,600. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This literary novel deals with a wealthy, self-established Thai man suffering a mid-life crisis and rejecting the life he has known to pursue a train trip to Laos and anonymity
The Great Bordello. A Story of the Theatre by Avery Hopwood
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 208,990. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2012 by Mondial. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Literature » Urban
The story of aspiring playwright Edwin Endsleigh (Hopwood's counterpart), who, upon graduation from the University of Michigan, heads for Broadway to earn his fortune and the security to pursue his one true dream of writing the great American novel. Shaping his journey is his love of three women...
Extremus Terra by J.D. Stimpson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 131,200. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Literature » Literary(4.50 from 2 reviews)
As a tenuous truce among the peoples of Extremus Terra continues to border on a world war, Lucas Torinac is reluctantly allowed to begin his Quest, a passage into adulthood among his people. But as he attempts to navigate his way through an unforgiving world, Lucas begins to realize that even magic and the fantastic creatures he must face are not as threatening as the races of humanity itself.
The Motion and The Act by Jeanne Rejaunier
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 124,050. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
In this ebook edition of her international bestseller The Motion and the Act, Author Jeanne Rejaunier writes of the interweaving lives of California seekers, introducing the reader to the strange and varied ways in which four fascinating, distinctly different characters search – intensely, passionately, desperately – for meaning in their lives, in their work, and in their sexual experiences.
Pont-au-Change Volume I: Resurrections by Arlene C. Harris
Series: Pont-au-Change. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,860. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history(5.00 from 2 reviews)
October 31, 1855. En route to exile on the Isle of Guernsey, French author Victor Hugo loses the trunk containing his work-in-progress, Les Misérables, overboard in an accident. Luckily, the man responsible for the mishap is the very subject of the work, Jean Valjean! Together they attempt to recreate the book, with the reluctant aid of Valjean's traveling companion: the former Inspector Javert
Virá a morte e terá os teus olhos by Luis Soares
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 114,910. Language: Portuguese. Published: March 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Nos três últimos dias de vida do famoso fotógrafo Josef Leitz, que atravessou o terrível século XX de máquina na mão, cruzam-se passado, presente e futuro, imagens e memória, o sexo, a violência e a identidade. Que papel teve nessa morte o jovem modelo Felix que com ele passou esse fim de semana? Que papel tiveram o desejo, as famílias, as verdadeiras, de sangue, e as que os laços do afeto criam?
The Two Paths by R.P. Burnham
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,300. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2012 by The Wessex Collective. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Two Paths begins at a lakeside cottage where a group of graduating seniors are having a celebratory end-of-school party. One of them is Robbie Elder, campus football hero, who later in the night violates in an ambiguous rape Cilla Whitten, a plain and socially awkward junior lured there by the promise of excitement and popularity. The rest of the novel follows these two into young adulthood.
A Robin Redbreast in a Cage by R.P. Burnham
Price: Free! Words: 108,230. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2012 by The Wessex Collective. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A Robin Redbreast in a Cage is a novel about a teenaged girl taken from her alcoholic and promiscuous mother and sent to live with her uncle, a tyrannical fundamentalist minister. The only non-fundamentalist she befriends in high school is Jeremy Lawrence, a boy whose father was killed in a car accident; years later they serendipitously meet again.
Moorings by Nancy Slavin
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 116,100. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Moorings follows 23-year old Anne Holloway as she journeys up to a small, Alaskan fishing town to find her biological father. Instead of finding what she came looking for, Anne realizes the past can never be untangled from people's memories, and damage from oil spilled under the surface never completely dissolves. Still, by making the journey, Anne discovers her true identity can be found within.
Soledad en la guerra by Joaquín Padeira
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 110,760. Language: Spanish. Published: March 17, 2012 by Literaturas Comunicacion SL. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
En los días más cruentos de la Guerra Civil, un hombre intenta escapar del Madrid chequista en compañía de su familia. Sin embargo, sus planes pronto se verán alterados por las circunstancias...
On a Darkling Plain by R.P. Burnham
You set the price! Words: 116,780. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012 by The Wessex Collective. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Samuel Jellerson, 56 and forced into early retirement, is walking in the woods behind the family farm in Maine one fall day when he witnesses a priest molesting a boy. From this one event all the action in the novel follows and draws a wide cross section of the town into a theme that explores the nature of evil and its antidote empathy, the force that creates community, and fellow-feeling.
The Many Change and Pass by R.P. Burnham
Price: Free! Words: 138,830. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012 by The Wessex Collective. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The novel begins with the mercury poisoning of a small, impoverished boy and follows Chris Andrews, a ecological activist, Myron Seavey, a progressive librarian, and a dozen other characters, including the women Chris lives with in a house in Portland and the brother of the poisoned boy, Malcolm Kimball, who drops out of school, as they all deal with the implications of this poisoning.
Los hijos del mar by Maria de Lourdes Victoria
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 145,860. Language: Spanish. Published: March 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Finalista del premio Mariposa en la Feria Internacional de Libros Latinos (2006). La novela es un relato cálido y humano, basado en la saga dos familias del siglo XIX originarias de México y España, cuyos ancestros se unen en una historia de amor, pérdida y redención. Los entrañables personajes muestran un rico mosaico que tiene como escenarios la cuidad de Veracruz y la ciudad de Mexico.
EL QUINTO MANDAMIENTO by ERIC FRATTINI
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 107,970. Language: Spanish. Published: March 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Literature » Religious
'El Quinto Mandamiento' es un relato de misterio y de acción, un brillante ejercicio literario conforme a las más apreciadas convenciones del género, pero al mismo tiempo supone una lúcida y brillante reflexión sobre cuestiones que intemporalmente han inquietado a los lectores: el poder, la violencia, la ambición y la implacable capacidad del ser humano para generar el mal y ejercer el dominio.