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Promised Valley War by Ron Fritsch
Series: Promised Valley, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,220. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General(5.00 from 1 review)
Prehistoric farmers inhabit a fertile river valley they believe their gods promised them. Their enemies, hunters roaming the barren hills beyond the valley, believe the gods gave it to them. The persons among both peoples most curious about their "eternal" enemies and most willing to treat them as equals nevertheless set the stage for what they fear more than anything else: another horrifying war.
Quitting by Glenn Morison
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 65,030. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction and recovery, Fiction » Literature » Biographical
This is a phenomenal piece of fiction. It can be jarring at times but it is worth it. He takes you to a dangerous and perplexing place where you really don't want to go and certainly have no interest in staying. Yet, when you are finished the book, you treasure the journey. I saw the book and thought a book about an Economist couldn't possibly be interesting. I could not have been more wrong.
End of Summer by Michael Potts
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 70,270. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2011 by WordCrafts Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(4.00 from 1 review)
A young boy. An old man. And a journey of the heart. End of Summer is a poignant, literary novel that explores the mysteries of life, love and death through the eyes of a nine year old boy...interpreted by the man he grew to be.
The Wolf Tree by Philip R. Sullivan
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,570. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2011 by Foremost Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Why has Michael Manning left his big-city medical practice and retired early to a farm in rural Maine? And has he really--as viewed by Lesley Jordan, an attractive nurse in nearby Winchendon--reneged on his implied agreement to help his fellow man? An unexpected series of adventures arise as Michael tries to settle into his new community...
Hard Living Easy by Nicholas Caruso
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,680. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2011 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is the 1950s. Lorenzo revolts against the “American dream”. Lilly embraces it. She marries for security and social position. The years go by until these two lost lovers stumble upon a chance to find happiness together. But human complexities reveal two people unable to compromise for their love for each other.
The Ugly Sisters and other stories by Lloyd Burton
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,040. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales, Fiction » Fantasy » General
A collection of three novellas and two short stories. 'The Ugly Sisters' is an imaginative retelling of the story of Cinderella from a different perspective.Were the stepsisters as black as they are painted? Were the slippers really made of glass? As for the pumpkin coach and the mouse footmen, read on...
Edible Ida by Ross Bonander
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,400. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2011 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Set between the seedy, sordid San Francisco Tenderloin, and the posh, upscale mansions of the rich, Edible Ida is a story of despair, rage, irony, humor and ultimately happiness. Joe Blitz and his young family desperately need a way out; Ida Buchanan, feisty and rich with a bloodsucking family, needs a friend. Fate brings them together; camaraderie and respect forge their bond.
Hornet's Nest by William H. LaBarge
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,020. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » War
Sweetwater and Sundance were the hottest Top Gun fly-boys in the Navy. But the Persian Gulf gave a new meaning to the word "hell." Now on a Top Secret mission, Sweetwater and company are out to destroy Iranian ships laying mines in the gulf. This mission sends a loud message to the leaders of Iran, Iraq,
Where Wolves Dream by Armand Nassery
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 308,650. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
is a novel that tells a story of Salam, an American-Iraqi man. He sets a sail on a journey in 2003 from Chicago to his homeland in Iraq to seek a closure with his past. He listens to the stories of his friends, the Wolves, as Barrya, a mysterious gypsy woman, tell him what happened to his friends and the people of Balluria over the past 50 years. It is fiction with true stories at the sametime.
Love in Japan: Coming Clean and Four More Ways of F**king Up by Felicity Savage
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 97,960. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2011 by Knights Hill Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
A collection of novellas about women on the wrong side of the world. Felicity Savage's LOVE IN JAPAN draws on the author's experience as an expat in Japan to paint devastating portraits of five women grappling with a foreign culture and their own desires. From a grotty Tokyo hostess club to the hinterlands of China, LOVE IN JAPAN lays bare the seamy underbelly of the Far East. Length: 360 pages.
The Fish Wife: an Old Mermaids Novel by Kim Antieau
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,890. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2011 by Green Snake Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
An ancient Irish curse holds Sara O'Broin in its grip. After she is forced to become Cormac MacDougal's fish wife to save herself and her unborn child, she calls on the forces of nature to destroy her village. She washes up on the shore of a new world where she struggles to remember the ways of her ancient mer ancestors. Can Sara outrun the curse, or will it finally be her undoing?
Asha in Time by Mandy Nachampassack-Maloney
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 85,680. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
An Egyptian princess gets handed into the future for safe-keeping. When it’s time to return to her destiny, her future husband, and her power will she be ready? Will she be willing to accept her throne? This young adult alternate history book re-imagines the reign of Ramses II and the life of the one woman he loved above all others.
The Ear of the Hippo by John Dendy Young
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.
Expiration Date & Other Stories by Nancy Wdowicki
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 by H.B. Lawson
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 by Ezzy Black
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.
Family Secrets: Three Generations by Lissa Brown
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 by Jacqueline Collin
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 60,920. 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.