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Literary | Plays & Screenplays
The Woman Who Wrote King Lear and other stories by Louis Phillips
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 62,580. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2009 by Pleasure Boat Studio. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In his 3rd collection of short fiction, Louis Phillips, a widely read author of fiction, poetry, drama, and children s stories, takes us into numerous strange worlds. From the opening story, Errata, which lists dozens of strange mistakes with a previously published story, to the final piece, Lee Harvey Oswald s Can Opener, a reader soon discovers oneself visiting an unpredictable consciousness.
Songs From the Other Side of The Wall by Dan Holloway
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,880. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 9 reviews)
A lyrical novel for lovers of Murakami. 18 year-old Szandi is part of Budapest’s vibrant, cosmopolitan art scene, sharing a flat and a bohemian lifestyle with her lover and fellow sculptress, Yang. Then a letter arrives that threatens everything, and forces her to choose once and for all: between the past and the present; between East and West; between her family and her lover.
The War Journal of Lila Smith by Irving Warner
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,530. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2009 by Pleasure Boat Studio. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This book is based on a true story of the invasion and subsequent occupation of the Island of Attu by the Japanese during WW2. This action was followed by the removal of the occupants of Attu to another island near Japan.
Beautiful Dreamer by Barry Daniels
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 130,260. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Religious, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Harry Murphy has it all: A happy marriage, robust health, a successful career. Yet as he approaches fifty Harry begins to wonder about an issue which has not previously interested him: How well is he doing spiritually? Follow Harry as he begins to examine his spirituality by recording and analysing his dreams: What he finds there will alarm and amaze him, and will radically change his life.
Ciao, Mephisto by Ralph Moore
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 73,090. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
It’s a novel about a professor and his seminar on philosophy. The seminar addresses physics, metaphysics, the soul, and other things. For this he has some help from a “person” called Mephistopheles. The seminar brings out new ideas on reality and living beings, while the novel’s story entertains you, gives you greater knowledge, and helps you have a better and a more satisfying life.
The Entitled by Frank Deford
Price: $12.95 USD. Words: 83,550. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2009 by Sourcebooks. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
From six-time National Sportswriter of the Year and NPR commentator Frank Deford comes a richly detailed, page-turning tale that takes you deep into America’s game. From the dugouts to the tabloid scandals, from the lights of the field to the glare of the media, The Entitled is the great novel of baseball’s modern era.
Days of Awe by Hugh Nissenson
Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 71,910. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2009 by Sourcebooks. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This complex, compelling and exquisitely wrought novel-from a National Book Award and Pen-Faulkner Award finalist-evokes one of the most profound realizations that eventually come to us: the real understanding that we and all those we love are going to die.
Humble Snyder by Shirley Bue
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 63,030. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2009 by Baxter Bog Cards & Collectibles. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Humble Snyder is Alaskan Literature focusing on a bitter retired woman and her husband, who come upon a mysterious boy at a lake a hundred miles from Anchorage.
The Lid by Arne Bue
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 83,290. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2009 by Baxter Bog Cards & Collectibles. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
The Lid is an Alaskan novel which dramatically describes a young man's journey from his village to an ultimate unveiling of a hidden past.
Redemption Song by Michael Hammond
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,090. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A popular singer finds himself in a hazy netherworld following an accident he can't even recall. In state of forced solitude with no day or night, David Perrin's mission is to find out what happened and where he went wrong. Along his journey, David revisits the pivotal moments of his rise to fame, guided by a strange angel that bears an uncanny resemblance to his music idol, Layne Staley.
Blind Spot by Hugh McGuire
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 85,720. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(4.00 from 1 review)
A novel about learning to drive, dying student drivers, terrorists, the CIA, an anarchist driving instructor, and one, or more, murders.
Tokyo Zero by Marc Horne
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,400. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 1 review)
One man goes to Tokyo to end the world. It goes fairly well. "Cruise wildly imaginative waters where would-be fascist billionaires consort with female assassins, mothers are killed by the Khmer Rouge, plastic surgeons manipulate human DNA, bearded cult leaders levitate on the Tokyo subway, and a superpowerful artificial intelligence employs an irony filter." --TeleRead Review
Ensemble by S. P. Elledge
Price: Free! Words: 68,380. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 1 review)
Thirteen short stories, comprising Mummified Couple Found in Peatbog, Wordblind,Mona and the Witchdoctor, After Ovid,Frog Baby,The Last Day of June (The Old Ones,Quintana Roo,from Impossible Musics I: The Omniphonium, Kisses, A Fever of Unknown Origin, Lazarus Risen, Game Over,and The Flight.
Well Deserved by Michael Loyd Gray
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,000. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2009 by Flat Sole Studio. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In a narrative with all the clarity and determination of a prophecy, Michael Loyd Gray's Well Deserved chronicles the struggles of four people as they come to the stark realization that their paths are not solitary, but entwined, and their very lives hinge on one shared moment.
In Search of Aimai Cristen by zanybooks
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,050. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2008. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
" Young attractive girl, 24, searching for love, compassion, joy from a man who can provide financial security. Write Aimai Cristen, Barb Box 3689, Barb Office, 1234 University Ave, Berkeley CA 94709." An odyssey through the late 1960's from L.A.'s Shrine Auditorium to Berkeley and Altamont, this novel describes a daughter's search today for her father and herself.
I Love You Maggie by phillip good
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,430. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2008 by zanybooks. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
John Kennedy was President when five young men, one of them white, sat in at a New Orleans lunch counter. Wood came to New Orleans on his motorcycle looking for adventure. The first night, he crashed a hotel wedding reception, hustled a Bourbon Street strip joint, was swept up in a police raid, got a part-time job as an animal caretaker, and met the women of his dreams--all three of them.
Searching For Eldorado by E. P. Ned Burke
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 74,860. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2008. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Searching For Eldorado is like mixing "Catcher in The Rye" with "American Graffiti." It is a fictional memoir centered around Jerry Killian,a mixed-up, seventeen-year-old Pennsylvania prep student in 1959 whose self-image is low but his testosterone level is confusingly high. Thus, his quest to understand both results in many comical and bittersweet moments as he strives to reach manhood.