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Unforseen Times
Price: Free! Words: 3,740. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Christian » Short stories
Short fiction: A childhood friend sweetens the life of a crusty Vermont snowplow operator after his mother's death.
The Last AIDS Patient
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,430. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015 by Tulabella Ruby Press. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Decades ago, a young man ran away from his family’s rural estate to the big city to find love and come out as gay. He returns years later to older relatives who are scared of him and one young nephew who wants to hear his story of love, lust, grief and loss and what it means to be a sole survivor in a land that has eradicated HIV and AIDS.
The Outrageous Obnubilation of Oscar Oaks Objectification of Orbs
Price: Free! Words: 780. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
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Another flash fiction story intended to make you laugh. I am not going to give you a synopsis, as that would probably end up the same length as the story...
First Snow
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,530. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
The chance discovery of an old school photo rekindles long-forgotten memories (short story, 1160 words).
The Adventures of an Urban Fox: Maggie Arrives
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,080. Language: British English. Published: July 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Giraffes, Fiction » Literature » Educational
Maggie Arrives tells the tales of an urban fox and two domestic cats. The Black Cat is always ready to chase Maggie, but the Tabby Cat likes having the fox around. Things change when Maggie suggests that they all share the garden and after a bout of sickness turns the felines into her unlikely helpers. Maggie Arrives contains humour but also teaches about friendship, compassion and respect.
El cura que costo un papado
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 13,880. Language: Spanish. Published: July 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Religious
A todos los jóvenes que han pasado por la humillación de ser víctimas de la depravación de quienes tenían la obligación de protegerlos
The Moon 1308
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 2,610. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2015 by The Moon Publishing & Printing. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Features work from Lyn Lifshin, t. kilgore splake, Margaret Boles, Gary Every, John Grey, Ian Mullins, Tom Baker, A. J. Huffman, and Nick Lloyd.
Availing Asheville
Price: Free! Words: 1,720. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel, Fiction » Literature » Biographical
The author and his wife spend a couple of days in Asheville (NC) in 2012, witnessing and taking part in some mysterious occurrences. A 1700-word short story.
Emo Goth Girl (Francais)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 780. Language: French. Published: July 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Elle est vêtue de noir. Elle portait des lunettes de soleil. Il ne savait pas, quand il la voyait dans un magasin de bagel avec son frère, cette tragédie avait frappé son. Revoir encore une fois, après ce jour-là, les choses étaient différentes.
A Trek to Zeke's Island
Price: Free! Words: 1,230. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure, Fiction » Literature » Biographical
In September of 1986, the author (psecret psociety agent 33) and his pal, Frank von Peck (agent 107), walk along a weather-worn stone breakwater along the Cape Fear River, advancing rock by rock from Fort Fisher to Zeke's Island, as a psychoactive serum starts to take hold. A recorded transcript.
When Cellphones Go Crazy
Price: Free! Words: 11,360. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Which bridges would you burn to meet the girl of your dreams? In a cellphone obsessed world, Avery Ward is about to find out the answer to that question for himself.
Fear of Lions
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 9,030. Language: British English. Published: July 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
A doting uncle offers advice to his niece on how to confront her fears ... and deals with the unhappy aftermath. A Short Story (8,850 words approx).
Ni Eien
Price: Free! Words: 1,850. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
A girl getting ready for a date with the company of a cat. A short meditation
Standing on the Promises
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,630. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
When Elderly Miss Allie sees her new great-grandbaby for the first time, she discovers a shocking truth about her own past, a truth that causes Miss Allie to sneak away into the woods with the baby -- who, in Miss Allie's memory-addled mind, is only a heavy doll, one she can carry no longer. A short story.
The Conductor
Price: Free! Words: 1,890. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Having entered into the trolleybus, you hardly notice him immediately. Though summer day in a transport usually is few people, but you can recognize this man only by hanging orange working overalls on the back of his seat.
Lily the Luddite
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,000. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit, Fiction » Literature » Literary
For almost seven decades, ten ladies have met for lunch on May 8, to celebrate their friendship and shared history. Over the last few years the annual lunch has been fractured and interrupted, and Lily is convinced that modern technology is to blame. But “Lily the Luddite” as her friends call her, comes to recognize that we have to embrace the time were living in, before we can dial up the past.
Birds Under the Water, Heaven Moves
Price: Free! Words: 13,540. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Live, and replicate. We want your kind but not you anymore. Breathe of the pollen, burst of the pollination, and outward. Give the seed to the ground, but what is this? He's still here across the water, holding himself, shivering in the grasses. Why does the sun only warm him of the drops of spring? It is, “Why does it feed us?,” but we don't ask those questions anymore.
One Thousand Dead Stars
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,710. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Take my hand, and walk with me. See their faces, know their lives. These are the stars that burned out and faded away before the world ever knew their light. Know their burdens, see their art. Know what it is that we lost, when they left us. It's the only apology we can make for not seeing them through their pain.
L'uomo che stira i fazzoletti - Parte Prima
Price: Free! Words: 5,750. Language: Italian. Published: July 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literature » Biographical
I giochi dei bambini che un tempo riempivano i cortili, la libertà di una corsa in moto e il piacere di un cucchiaio di Nutella, la musica e la Grande Milano: racconti brevi che in una manciata di paragrafi l’uno esplorano aspetti grandi e piccoli della quotidianità e insieme danno vita a un affresco delicato e onesto del vivere contemporaneo in una cittadina dell'Italia settentrionale.
In the Cold of the Day
Price: Free! Words: 7,720. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
They've got a hand on their hands, and they don't know what to do about it. Aside from that, the Strand family has moved to the country to open a bed and breakfast. Alas, they are on the outskirts of Le District 49, France's answer to Area 51. Sorry about that France. And worse, grandma comes to visit. Uh oh.