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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 ?
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."
Friday Afternoon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,650. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
In a hurry, and stuck behind a dirty pickup truck on a lonely two-lane road in western North Carolina, corporate executive Bryce Stanford attempts a bad pass around the wrong guy. The events which follow will test his courage, his strength...and his soul. In the surreal tradition of The Twilight Zone, "Friday Afternoon" is an unforgettable journey into the inner reality of who a man really is.
Lex
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,480. Language: French. Published: August 27, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Alysson, 20 ans, se lance à la recherche de L.E.X, un célèbre cambrioleur, persuadée qu'il a été témoin du meurtre de son père. Mais ce fameux voleur, considéré comme une légende urbaine, existe-t-il vraiment ? La jeune femme va découvrir qui se cache derrière les lettres L.E.X, et se voir proposer une vengeance à la hauteur de l'homme qu'était son père.
Fruit of the Spirit
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,110. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
At the heart of Greg Knowles’ debut collection of short stories are the most basic of human characteristics – characteristics fundamental to human existence and yet so difficult to cultivate and sustain within the human spirit. In nine wonderfully crafted stories, Fruit of the Spirit shows even the finest of virtues can have a dark side – but when properly applied, can salve the deepest of wounds
La dernière phrase
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,680. Language: French. Published: January 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Quelques mois après le décès de son conjoint, une libraire s'habitue doucement à sa nouvelle vie en compagnie de sa fille et de son chat. Quand le quotidien gagne enfin en sérénité, la jeune femme se retrouve confrontée à une situation inattendue et pourtant inévitable : un homme lui tourne autour. Se pose alors une question sans réponse : quand est-on prêt à refaire sa vie ?
Finding Felicity
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,190. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Inspirational
Genuine happiness… why would you settle for anything less?
Juegos de pluma. Técnicas literarias llevadas al extremo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,880. Language: Spanish. Published: January 2, 2015 by Universidad de Los Hemisferios (Quito, Ecuador). Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism
La presente obra recoge una selección de cuentos muy dispares entre sí, cada uno de muy distinto en tamaño, recursos, estilo literario, temática y vocabulario, pero todos conservan algo en común: lo extremo. En cada escrito se utiliza una técnica literaria distinta y se la intenta llevar hasta sus límites. La obra está dividida en tres partes: microrrelatos, géneros poco explorados y cuento corto.
Huit ans plus tard...
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,050. Language: French. Published: August 26, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Théo est journaliste à la rédaction d'un grand quotidien. Il se noie dans son boulot pour oublier le drame qu'il a vécu huit ans auparavant et dont il n'a jamais parlé à personne. A l'aube de la trentaine, réalisant qu'il ne pourrait vivre éternellement dans l'ignorance, Théo se décide enfin à résoudre le mystère qui le hante et à retrouver celle qui a disparu, il y a huit ans.
The Murder on Via Belpoggio
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,010. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2011 by Fario. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
"Everyone felt his own beloved person threatened," notes the narrator of Svevo's sarcastic tale of a bungling murderer on the loose in the city of Trieste.
The Exodus
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,440. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
In a post-industrial world of energy scarcity, one man finds himself marooned on his island home. Once a major global hub for trade and finance, the island city now lies in decay, its remaining inhabitants cut off from the world and struggling for existence. Faced with dwindling prospects and with nothing to lose, he leaves for another land, in search of a new beginning.
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.
De werkster
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,100. Language: Dutch. Published: March 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Een werkster vindt overal briefjes met eigenaardige verzoeken...
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.
Trails in the Sand
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 133,620. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Trails in the Sand follows environmental writer Caroline Carlisle as she reports on endangered sea turtles during the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. As she delves into the story, she uncovers secrets about the past that threaten to destroy her family unless she can heal the hurts from a lifetime of lies.
Losing Face
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,430. Language: American English. Published: November 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Losing Face 11 short stories for to enjoy with mystery, intrigue, humor, twists, horror, drama, science fiction, fantasy, and murder. The title story will pull you and and make some twists and turns that will surprise you. The other 10 stories will give you more twists as you read and enjoy the book.
Careful - a novel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,270. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian
(5.00 from 1 review)
At the tender age of sixteen, Tyler embarks on a student exchange program. Sent to the Andean city of Ambato, Ecuador, he finds daily adventure as he tries to fit in at school, connect with his host family, and navigate through a world of beaches, volcanoes, and jungles. But tucked deep inside this year are events so profound, so unexpected, they forever shape the man he will become.
The Termite Queen: Volume One: The Speaking of the Dead
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 131,320. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In the 30th century, an off-world expedition brings back a giant termite with a behavior that suggests intelligence. During the planning for a first-contact expedition, Kaitrin Oliva, a linguistic anthropologist, falls in love with the entomologist-leader, a complex man hiding a dark secret. Meanwhile, civil discord is brewing on the termite planet as the Queen's Chamberlain plots a murder ...
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.
The Soul as Strange Attractor
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,240. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
“The Soul as Strange Attractor” is literary fiction, but the stories are neither boring, nor bewildering. The characters consider them true. Why quibble just because some of them hear things? If seriousness is sometimes lacking, there is always sincerity. Mudgap, New Mexico is a mountain village: some played out gold mines, a few Milagros, but no bean fields. If you never heard of it, look it up.