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Literary | Plays & Screenplays
You Are Beautiful O! Woman by Shekher Srivastava
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,570. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2019 by Leaf Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
You Are Beautiful O Woman eulogies womanhood. Woman has been a companion to man since immemorial time in various relations as a mother, as a wife and as a daughter. She has untiringly continued to fulfil her role as defined by God. She has always been a beautiful companion of man and the quite sentinel of his aspirations and ambitions. She has nurtured hope, accompanying in every downturn, lending
Frost in the Shadows by Keith Keltner
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,030. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A businessman, Norman, pulls a harmless prank on his obnoxious brother. When the prank begins to spin out of control, Norm begins to see deceit and evil in those closest to him. As he decides how much longer he wishes to play out the prank he rediscovers some true friends while getting to watch karma take care of the rest.
Poor Rosella by Patrick White
Price: Free! Words: 28,240. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Young Rosella was abandoned by her father when she was just an infant. After three years in an orphanage, Rosella spent the next thirteen years of her life in a harsh all-girls boarding school. When she learns of her father's whereabouts, Rosella escapes in order to find and confront him. On her travels, Rosella soon finds that the world is a terrible and cruel place, run by monstrous men.
Neighbours & Tourists by Ewa Mazierska
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 44,730. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2019 by Adelaide Books Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Literature » Literary
“We called our neighbours by their surnames; this was a custom in our village. Those who came from outside, even if only a neighbouring village and settled among us, were described as ‘T.’s wife’ or ‘K.’s husband’; these people rarely gained an identity of their own.
Dancing Madly by Beth Mead
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 29,710. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2019 by Adelaide Books Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Literature » Literary
In Beth Mead’s stories, as in our own, human relationships are conditional, negotiable, and so knotty we can’t tell whether we are fooling ourselves or being fooled. The characters in Dancing Madly are learning to limit their hopes and expectations. This lesson terrorizes some and hardens or saddens others. Still others emerge as from a chrysalis.
Oreos and a Pack of Marlboro Lights by Jeffrey Kass
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 32,370. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2019 by Adelaide Books Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
"Oreos and a Pack of Marlboro Lights is a must read because it challenges, engages, inspires and makes you laugh while authentically addressing some of life's most important issues--such as race, religion, and relationships with a refreshing sense of vulnerability that we all can relate to. Again, a must read."
The Rooming House Diaries by Bill Mathis
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 162,580. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2019 by Rogue Phoenix Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » General
Spanning over 125 years in an historic Chicago neighborhood, an intergenerational and non-DNA family forms in a Chicago rooming house filled with love and secrets.
A Short Departure from the Sanctuary; Short Stories by Edward Drobinski
Price: Free! Words: 36,220. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A collection of short stories, generally with a post-modern theme.
Mark Leyner and Disinclined Me by Edward Drobinski
Price: Free! Words: 14,720. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
A critic for the “Paris Review” is sent to Jersey City to interview Mark Leyner. He doesn’t want to go and is contentious with the author. They find some common ground and take a trip into Manhattan.
What We Take For Truth by Deborah Nedelman
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 85,180. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2019 by Adelaide Books Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Romance » General
What We Take for Truth is the story of a young woman who finds her strength when the world around her crumbles. It is a timely tale about shifting loyalties and the painful choices we are forced to make in order to preserve what we value most.
Surrender Language by Nina Wilson
Price: $9.77 USD. Words: 71,110. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2019 by Adelaide Books Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
SURRENDER LANGUAGE explores two different coming of age stories. The first of which is that of Dr. Neal Basilla, a European history professor who has found himself struggling with severe Parkinson’s disease following the recent death of his wife. The second, intertwining coming of age story is of Denny Helling a senior in college, who is about to graduate and enter into the ‘real world’.
The Three of Us by Mike Cohen
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 33,400. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2019 by Adelaide Books Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
By exploring moments in which hidden personal yearnings are exposed and blind spots are illuminated (sometimes with discomfort but not without humor) perhaps we may see ourselves with humility and those about us with greater empathy and compassion. If one or more of my tales strike you as having been successful in illuminating one of those moments I will be gratified.
Bianca's Napoli Bar by Thomas M. McDade
Price: Free! Words: 4,620. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This story takes place in Naples, Italy. Central is a bar ruled over by a most interesting and feisty woman named Bianca. It is a sailor destination but for Tom McCall, a signalman on the USS Ramply (DD-810), this watering hole with a jukebox full of Country Western Music is much more than boozy relief from the rigors of shipboard life. For Tom this is a port call for the ages.
Espejos de dolor by José Ángel Romano Pérez
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 106,730. Language: Spanish. Published: August 4, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Relata circunstancias de la vida de los exiliados españoles (republicanos) en Argentina y la influencia que ejercieron sobre sus hijos. Cuenta sobre un encuentro que se hace esperar y de heridas que todavía sangran. Une, a través de exilios las consecuencias de la Guerra Civil Española y la Dictadura Cívico Militar Argentina.
Love's Puzzle by Josh Fritz
You set the price! Words: 64,150. Language: American English. Published: August 3, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Michael is struggling in his relationship. His wife and he aren't quite 'clicking' anymore and her abuse has become unbearable. When she goes out of town, he shares a magical night with a woman. He struggles with what's happened and tries to choose the best way to proceed with love's puzzle.
Izimpindiselo Zokwagqitshwa by Innocentia Mhlambi
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 90,830. Language: Zulu. Published: August 3, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This life - fuelled by postmodernist, liberal views espoused libertarian values which disregarded African traditions and mores - becomes an albatross around his neck, now as a wiser middle-aged man realizes its baselessness. It haunts him as it returns as repressed dreams which torment him and force him to face his past.
Сквозь город её страстей, ой! by Olga Koreneva
Price: Free! Words: 12,710. Language: Russian. Published: August 2, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Russian & Former Soviet Union, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Девочка-подросток, жизнь раскалена, жжётся! И вот она уже красивая девушка, но жизнь её ещё горячее! Страстная желанная женщина – это тоже она теперь! И мчит её судьба сквозь город страстей! Но вдруг – неожиданность, да такая, что просто ой!!!