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Sub-categories: Literary | Plays & Screenplays
Sacred Are The Brave
Price: Free! Words: 43,550. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Christian » Short stories
Ten of the most exciting life and death stories you'll ever read. The various characters come to life facing the tensions and struggles of political revolution. Tied together by historical fact, these stories range from the comic to the tragic. From bittersweet memories to abrupt and immediate action in the face of overwhelming odd. Perfect for winter reading. Finely crafted.
Dispensable
Price: Free! Words: 2,310. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is a story of our own reality. In this life, well, give your all. Love completely and genuinely. Do the best you can, how you can, where you can and when you can. But also for you. Because as soon as you lose your use, you will watch yourself thrown into oblivion and quickly replaced just like Kay's father.
The Voices in My Head
Price: Free! Words: 76,660. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is a collection of fifty-two short stories. These stories were written to be read aloud in various writers’ groups. To serve that purpose, they were written as first person narrations with a minimal amount of direct dialog. The narrators speak with different voices – a homeless man, a defense lawyer, a high school student, an itinerant short-order cook, and many others.
The Salt People
Price: Free! Words: 44,400. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Values & Virtues
"The Salt People" is the story of two seemingly opposite communities caught up in an event over which neither has control. To survive the crisis they have two choices: the first leads to destruction; the other to cooperation and the outwitting of a common enemy.
Curbstone Justice
Price: Free! Words: 6,170. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
Wally Whitcomb, the town bully, just got hogtied, tarred, feathered and beaten half to death, and sixty-eight year-old Eunice Crabby, who sits behind the reference desk at the Brandenberg Public Library, may be the only one that knows what happened.
Mistaken Identity
Price: Free! Words: 4,020. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2019 by Asteroid Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Based on a true story: an elderly woman believed all her life that she was German. She thought that her ancestors were somehow associated with the Nazi regime. It was a shock for her to discover her true identity, secrets of her childhood and the destiny of her parents in the late 1930s.
Bohatý muž
Price: Free! Words: 3,520. Language: Slovak. Published: January 9, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Kedy je človek bohatý? Keď ma otvorené srdce. Desať rôznych ľudí, desať rôznych príbehov. Bohatý muž načúval. Každý mikro príbeh končí reflexívnou otázkou, ktorá vyzýva na zamyslenie.
Poemas dejados en la Oficina
Price: Free! Words: 510. Language: Spanish. Published: January 7, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Latin American Poetry, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Poemas cortos y variados.
Lydia: An Introduction
Price: Free! Words: 1,440. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Lydia is a troubled and spunky waitress who falls for a dishwasher named Lofty who is obsessed with all the saints in heaven. Their relationship weathers many storms. Four stories featuring this quirky couple will be posted on Smashwords in days to come.
The Happy Hedonist, A Ben Harper Story
Price: Free! Words: 7,890. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Ben Harper helps out a band of foreign exchange students by letting them camp in the back yard. In the meantime a charming young hedonist presents Ben with a golden opportunity to indulge in a sexual taboo he’s been fantasizing about for years. And just when he starts thinking he might like to adopt a more nihilistic lifestyle, a lovely German coed turns his head around.
Longshot Island: Hidden Nature
Series: Longshot Island. Price: Free! Words: 9,790. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Who can really see into the depths of our hidden selves? Who can tell us what resides in the farthest places that make up who we are? Can we discover our hidden nature in a mirror? From our closest friends? From our mothers and fathers? Vol. 4 includes stories by Adithi Rao, Almari Randall, Lisa Walter, Karl “Tony” Ginyard, Ann Syréhn Tomasevic, and Pete Johnson.
Should
Price: Free! Words: 36,460. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
His audience jumps from nonexistent to noteworthy thanks to one reader with the right connections. As growth spikes and events unfold, he starts to wonder if maybe they were the wrong connections.
Quinto Evangelio
Price: Free! Words: 36,560. Language: Spanish. Published: January 4, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
La novela es la historia del salvador de la Argentina.
Through the Cracks
Price: Free! Words: 25,390. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
This short novel is an existential voyage seen through the mind of a man trying to bring his life back on track, after having experienced a series of unexpected problems. His reflections on life, and death, take him to places he had never expected to go in his previous, stable life, that before he fell through the cracks.
शेर-ए-जुबां
Price: Free! Words: 15,670. Language: Hindi. Published: December 30, 2018 by AAKIL AHMED SAIFI. Categories: Essay » Literature, Fiction » Literature » Literary
sez magazine is yungest people this time magazine. if want to publish your story, poem, article and thought in this magazine so send your story at - theaakilspublishers@gmail.com
The Sitting Cop
Price: Free! Words: 490. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A police officer is sitting on the sidewalk. And the people walking by can't believe it.
Zoran Krušvar - Zlatni retriver
Price: Free! Words: 34,340. Language: Croatian. Published: December 28, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Tematski okvir kojeg se zbirka čvrsto drži, zadan je našom suvremenom posttranzicijskom i postrecesijskom svakodnevicom, narušenim odnosima pojedinaca i društva postavljenih pred nove oblike egzistencijalnih izazova. Govoreći o odnosu prema stvarnosti kao jednoj od ključnih točaka ove zbirke, valja pojasniti da iako tematika priča i problemi likova proizlaze iz naše stvarnosti, zbirka čini jasan
The Sacrosanct Nativity
Price: Free! Words: 510. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A young boy decides to play with the family nativity, but he failed to foresee the consequences.
The Ne'er-do-wells
Price: Free! Words: 6,410. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Meredith has just traveled cross-country to the boondocks of central Maine to visit her Aunt Gwen, the family pariah and unapologetic ne’er-do-well. For her part, Gwen doesn't even know that her sister married much less has a child.
Josip Potnar - Sudar papirnatih aviona
Price: Free! Words: 28,290. Language: Croatian. Published: December 27, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Sudar papirnatih aviona zbirka je fikcionalnih fragmenata životnih priča iz jednih drugih četrdesetih u kojima se Drugi svjetski rat nije zbio, četrdesetih u kojima Jacques Prevert nikada nije pisao o Barbari, četvrdesetih tijekom kojih Norma Jean nije postala Marilyn Monroe...