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Van Gogh Only Sold One Painting in His Life--Did You Know That?
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,160. Language: American English. Published: May 12, 2015 and represented by Andy Ross Agency. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Nate Ritzo, an ardent young painter of the purist persuasion, and Egg Donner, whose art goes for splash, contend for success in the tumultious and often preposterous New York art scene. But art is as susceptible to the whims of fashion as restaurants or handbags, and neither Nate nor Egg has an easy time of it.
No Permission Needed
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,340. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
This book is just a story told by a man... But reading his story will change the way you think about your life. It will change the way you look at the relationships around you and the relationships you are in. It will give you reason to reflect more thoughtfully on your dreams. And more importantly, it will challenge your beliefs about your own, inevitable death.
The Disrespect of Christopher Caruthers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,510. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian
The morning Christopher Caruthers woke with a unique and inexplicable condition was the day his life and the lives those around him changed forever.
Lonesome Hearts
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,170. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Love, loss and longing are feelings we all share. In this collection of short stories we explore how different lives have so much in common and that the human experience is something so dynamic and beautiful yet different for everyone.
The Glassblower's Daughter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,390. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(5.00 from 7 reviews)
Greta's life is carefree until the abrupt disappearance of her elder sister, and all her courage can't save her from the sinister shadows that engulf her. Even when she finds a way out betrayal and treachery threaten her.
Un tabou vieux comme le monde
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,710. Language: French. Published: January 25, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Au lycée Oscar Wilde, quatre jeunes profs déjantés laissent volontairement courir le bruit qu'ils flirtent avec leurs élèves de Terminale dans le seul but de pimenter la vie quotidienne du bahut. Mais cette année, un coup de foudre va réellement se produire entre l'un des profs et son élève. Va-t-il briser ce tabou vieux comme le monde, au risque de voir les rumeurs se retourner contre lui ?
Unusual Salami and Other Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,800. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
With humour ('Imaginary Col')or strange lyrical horror (the title story) the characters in this collection struggle to make sense of life with sometimes dreadful consequences. Greg is weirdly empowered by reading a book, Anna escapes an enchantment (or does she?) God creates the world and Arkle is... well, Arkle. Although what IS that raggy brown stuff under the tree in 'Pneumonia'?
Wind Water Waves
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,820. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A collection of nine short stories reflecting on various characters' relationships with "The River."
The Complete Guide to Writing Haiku
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,710. Language: American English. Published: March 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
"The Complete Guide To Writing Haiku" is the only guide of its kind to cover all the essentials necessary to write English-language haiku. It covers such topics as the ten essentials of writing haiku, how to start on the haiku road, when to break the rules and when not to, counting syllables, nature references in haiku, and the use of stressed beats rather than counting syllables.
The Drama Kids
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 31,840. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
9 bathroom-length stories about the kids nobody likes. Drawings by Jeff Hurlow.
Love is an Eye That Doesn't See
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,320. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literary collections » Asian / Chinese
(4.00 from 1 review)
In celebration of Chinese New Year 2015, these short stories by David Brookes are released as a collection for the first time. Set in China, three fables of a romantic and philosophical nature show us the inner worlds of three troubled individuals struggling with love, loss and memory. [This collection features complete, stand-alone short stories and one narrative article.]
If You Go Into The Woods
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,020. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
(3.92 from 26 reviews)
If You Go Into The Woods is a collection of two unsettling short stories. In the title story, Jiri Beranek is drawn to a nearby forest, but each time he enters, his desire to see the mysterious birds is checked by his fear of the dark. When he finally forces himself to go farther, he find a new reason to be afraid. Plus bonus story: The Reset Button. Total length 4000 words.
Babysitting Socrates
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,820. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
In a time of change and turmoil in late sixties America, a boy discovers love and choices. Love of a girl, love of his friends and his world.
The Ice Cream Vendor's Song
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,370. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction
(4.07 from 15 reviews)
The Ice Cream Vendor's Song introduces a new side of Laura McHale Holland, whose memoir, Reversible Skirt, won a silver medal in the 2011 Readers Favorite book awards. In this richly nuanced collection of very short fiction, the author tilts the everyday and spins characters in surprising directions, revealing worlds haunting yet tender, all rendered with emotional clarity and exquisite prose.
England in the Footsteps of Its Literary Giants
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,180. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(5.00 from 1 review)
This travelogue explores the literary landmarks of England by visiting the birthplaces and environs of some of the best writers of the English language. In it, you will find the worlds of Charles Dickens, Jane Austen, the Bronte Sisters, James Herriot, Thomas Hardy and William Shakespeare, to name but a few. One need not be an English Major to enjoy this book. All one needs is a yen to travel.
Enough to Go Around
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,090. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Three generations of an American family each stare down their demons and learn what it really means to live, die, and forgive. From the matriarch who immigrated years ago from Czechoslovakia, to her daughter dying of cancer, to her son’s wife struggling with bipolar, this story blends past and present, love and loss into everything about families that is complex and fallible – but also rewarding.