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The Scarecrow King: A Romantic Retelling of the King Thrushbeard Fairy Tale
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,560. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy, Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
Princess Rinda of Balinore knows of only one way to get her cold father’s attention – to be an obnoxious, spoiled princess. When she finds out that the king plan to marrying her off to a far-flung nobleman, she puts on her best bratty show in front of the entire court. But Rinda’s plan backfires, and she soon finds herself married to the most ineligible man ever.
Dia Linn - I - Le Livre d'Eileen (partie 1 : Terra Mahurr)
Series: Dia Linn, Livre 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 48,270. Language: French. Published: September 23, 2013 by Éditions Hélène Jacob. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Terra Mahurr, « la terre du pays de mon père », est une genèse. Celle de Dia Linn, l’histoire d’une lignée familiale à travers les siècles et les continents. Elle y trouve sa source, dans les brumes et l’âpreté des terres irlandaises, qui forgent des hommes fiers et des femmes conquérantes.
The Glow
Price: Free! Words: 25,030. Language: American English. Published: September 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 1 review)
It's 2004 in America and Quentin Ross does not elect to visit Chile with his new girlfriend for spring break. Instead he finds himself criss-crossing the country with his roommate and with fellow travelers of various persuasions. However, it is through Olivia Dupree that Quentin might wonder about the narrowness of his own perspective in this novella with picaresque and coming-of-age elements.
Pont-au-Change Volume IV: Honor
Series: Pont-au-Change. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 187,490. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In this fourth part of the continuation of Victor Hugo's Les Misérables, Hugo learns the details of the lives of the people he would immortalize in his masterwork from the very subjects themselves: while Jean Valjean and Javert fight to return to Europe after being waylaid to Australia, an old enemy returns to wreak havoc on Marius and Cosette's growing family.
A Clever Girls Growth Chart
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,610. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
It's the late 1970s & Marquita is a one way street. But J.R. Jessup has an amazing mental compass that connects her to everyone & points dead ahead towards the future. She's funny, clever, & just like a hearty wildflower, blooms effortlessly with a little help from Mother Nature. It's a ride that's been 13 years in the making & unconventionally driven home with loving hands on the wheel.
The Last Hour
Series: Thompson Sisters, Book 4. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 139,260. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2013 by Cincinnatus Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Carrie Thompson-Sherman's charmed life begins to unravel as a jealous colleague puts her fellowship in jeopardy and a hideous secret Ray carried home from Afghanistan comes to light. Hanging on by a single thread, a disastrous accident puts both her husband and her sister's lives at risk. Heartbroken, Carrie will be faced with the most devastating choice of her life.
The Chronicles of Gordon Sykes : Volume One - New Worlds
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,990. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Literature » Urban
Gordon Sykes is being pursued. Confused as well as annoyed, he realises that if he is to survive, he must create a new world to live in. High up in the mountains, he builds a city made from just his thoughts; buildings, roads, and even people to keep him company. But all is not well in Gordon's imaginary utopia; his city has a darker element to it.
Lazarus
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,040. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Luke Collins is a schoolteacher, failed inventor and atheist, who raises his son from the dead. His celebrity status is short-lived, however, when an incident from his past is revealed in the media. He flees to a Greek island from which he is eventually deported. When he returns, he discovers that his son has a new identity, precipitating in Collins, albeit too late, a life-changing revelation.
Urbanoides
Price: $4.90 USD. Words: 23,820. Language: Portuguese. Published: September 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Urban
Urbanóides é um livro de contos, promessas, desencontros, amores e desamores, de pessoas comuns como eu e você. É também um livro de deuses, heróis e de transcendências. É uma coletânea de histórias pequenas, ligdas pela delicadeza e sensibilidade.
Vergiss nicht zu atmen
Series: Thompson-Sisters, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,030. Language: German. Published: September 20, 2013 by Cincinnatus Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Alex Thompsons Leben folgt einem Plan. Als Studentin an der Columbia-Universität konzentriert sie sich auf ihre Noten, ihr Leben und ihre Zukunft. Das Letzte, das sie brauchen kann, ist den Mann wieder zu treffen, der ihr das Herz gebrochen hat.
Gagfest UK
Price: $5.90 USD. Words: 104,270. Language: British English. Published: September 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Literature » Transgressional
UK. The present. Five life-long friends meet up once a year to play stupid pranks on people who have annoyed them in the previous 12 months. This time, however, the joke is on one of them. Patrice Harding, struggling stand-up comedian, is faced with the ultimate heckler. Can’t she take a joke? Apparently she can. It’s childish. It’s fun. It’s payback.
Open Wounds, Secret Obsessions
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,640. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
This remarkable collection of fourteen short stories introduces a powerful new voice in literary fiction. In each of these compelling narratives, Canadian author Linda Joyce Ott creates a deceptively smooth surface where ogres and monsters lurk below. Her characters mysteriously pass from normalcy into serious obsession, if not madness, and the reader is never quite able to say when this happens.
Life Drawings
Price: $3.20 USD. Words: 55,300. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: September 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Tom and Diane are two young misfits who embark upon a timid relationship. Supported by friends and family, harassed by an increasingly disturbed Anglican priest, they begin an exploratory journey, discovering themselves and each other. But a dark secret from Diane's past is slowly closing in on them. Do Tom and Diane have a future together? Who will live, and who will die?
Chrysalis
Series: Dangerous Secrets. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 85,790. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2013 by Poison Arrow Publishing. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Contemporary woman, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Chrysalis explores love and forgiveness as the paths of four young people from different worlds--two wealthy, white brothers and a pair of middle-class minority best friends--collide. It is the second book in the Dangerous Secrets series: unrelated new adult BWWM love stories involving secrets that can derail or destroy important relationships, personal characters, or entire lives.
Black Wine
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,370. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013 by Five Rivers Publishing info@5rivers.org. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Winner of the James Tiptree, Jr. Award, Crawford Award, and Prix Aurora Award. An old woman hangs in a cage; a young woman slaves on a rich lord's estate. How does a woman discover and assert her identity in a primeval, barbaric world? From slave dens to merchant cities to isolated mountains, Candas Jane Dorsey's novel is a powerful exploration of gender, identity, and freedom.
The Inflatable Buddha
Price: $7.49 USD. Words: 94,350. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013 by Armadillo Central. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The Inflatable Buddha is a warm, witty and poignant account of the lives of three boys from disparate cultural backgrounds, set against the dramatic backdrop of Hungary’s recent history.
The Hunter Killers: Egyptian Dawn
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,610. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013 by Swordworks & Miro Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » War, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Liam Schaeffer, former leader of the 'Hunter Killers', is shocked when he receives a sudden and desperate call for help. An old comrade from their unit, made up of elite combat veterans turned mercenaries, is in trouble. He responds, only to find the man is already dead. And for him, the real trouble is about to begin.
Snap Slice
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 62,380. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Literature » Sports
The smart, funny, sexy novel about golf and golfers—and art and architecture, and business and economics, and science and psychology, and men and women, and skirts and skorts. Part sports novel, part romantic comedy, part crazy romp, Snap Slice is a hugely funny, richly populated and surprisingly insightful page-turner in the tradition of writers like Carl Hiassen, Nick Hornby and Dan Jenkins
L'ombre du Guépard (Les Trois Âges - Volume 2)
Series: Les Trois Âges, Volume 2. Price: $6.49 USD. Words: 78,460. Language: French. Published: September 16, 2013 by Éditions Hélène Jacob. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
« L’ombre du Guépard », c’est l’itinéraire d’une pâtisserie qui aurait pu changer le monde et c’est aussi l’histoire d’un nourrisson oublié dans un carton, qui échappera à la rafle du Vel d’Hiv. Après « La marque du Lynx », « L’ombre du Guépard » est le second volume de la trilogie « Les Trois Âges », qui suit une famille franco-italienne de 1908 à l’aube du XXIe siècle.
104 Rooms
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 43,760. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
FOR VERY SENSITIVE READERS ONLY! If you cry during almost every movie and shrug at almost everything, then you are a perfect person to recommended reading this book. Why? Because "104 rooms" is a set of 104 texts behind which 104 different emotions lie to be decrypted, and that only those can do who read with whole heart and soul.