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To Leave a Memory
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 84,260. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
If you enjoy films like "On Golden Pond," you'll love To Leave a Memory, a tender, funny story of forgiveness. You'll laugh, shed a tear and fall in love with cranky professor Andrew Ward, his psychic Unitarian wife Lizzy, and their nerdy daughter Jane, who come together to forgive and rediscover how to love. Each character will seem like a member of your family by the surprise ending
To Squeeze a Prairie Dog: An American Novel
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 83,830. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
This is the story of a sincere young man from a small town who joins a government agency. His quirky coworkers discover a computer glitch, saving the State of Texas millions, but the crotchety governor and a curious reporter threaten to ruin their lives. This is an American tale—part fable, part satire, and part comedy—revealing that camaraderie amongst friends wins the day over evil intentions.
Second Lives: A Modest Collection of Short Stories
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 90,710. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Mashups
The thirty short stories in Second Lives reveal a humanity of a wide range of characters, including a motherless girl of twelve appalled by what's happening to her body, or a drunken broad looking to run off with Jesus, or a teenage boy dreaming of the winning bull ride. This author lovingly draws her versatile cast with clear-eyed detail and perfect pitch, leaving reader enriched.
The Last Bookstore in America
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,150. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Bestselling author and bookstore owner Amy Stewart takes an offbeat and lighthearted look at the future of the book. After the ebook renders bookstores obsolete, a young couple finds themselves in the unlikely position of owning one of the last bookstores in America. But if it isn't keeping itself afloat selling books, what is it selling? A hilarious glimpse at a future that is almost here.
The World Unseen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,720. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Winner of the Pendleton May First Novel Award and a Betty Trask Award, The World Unseen is a captivating human drama and love story between two women who discover universal truths about integrity, justice and finding your voice in 1950's South Africa. 'Elegant and understated' The Times
Rhythm and Rhyme (Wynter Wild Book 3)
Series: Wynter Wild. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 119,900. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Wynter has lived on the outside for eight months, and she's growing stronger. She begins to open up to her brothers about her childhood and gains confidence in dealing with the world. When a horrific accident threatens to tear everything apart, her dreams of a happy family may be destroyed. Meanwhile, Joy reveals a secret, and the family dynamics head in a new direction that no one asked for.
Ladies In Waiting
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,120. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Five very different women, each carrying her own secret, meet on the Jersey shore for a retreat: Embracing the New You: Reinventing Yourself After Fifty. A story about change, self-acceptance, and sisterhood. *Won the 2016 EPIC eBook Award for Contemporary Fiction.
Soul Integrity
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,660. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
This Soul Identity story will challenge your views on faith, courage, and conviction. 1980:Claudia mourns her husband. Xinya's crooked partner claims Claudia can sacrifice herself to reunite with him. Present:Val Nikolskaya, product of this extraordinary love story, attempts to regain her own faith, and helps discover the drama behind Claudia's and Xinya's actions. Emotionally immersive adventure.
Best Gay Stories 2011
Series: Best Gay Stories. Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 63,910. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2011 by Lethe Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
In the 2011 edition of Best Gay Stories, editor Peter Dubé reminds gay men that when we step up to the proverbial microphone and tell our own stories, something monumental happens. This anthology of fourteen stories is a testament to all the voices, the power of storytelling, a chorus of narrative impulses.
Memoirs of a Bangkok Warrior
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,270. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
DECLASSIFIED! Yes, Americans did fight another secret war in Asia! Now, at last, the long-suppressed details of that controversial war can be told. The setting is Bangkok, Thailand. The time is the mid-sixties. And the events are incredible. Join Whore House Charlie, Sgt. Jigaboo, Bumbles, Blinky, Agent Orange, Corporal Napalm, Hogbody, Butterball, Good Pork Betty, the Betel Nut Queen.
Homer's "Odyssey": A Retelling in Prose
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,070. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Adventure » General
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This is a retelling of Homer's "Odyssey" in novel form. After leaving Troy, Odyssey spent ten years wandering around the Mediterranean. When he finally returned home to the island of Ithaca, he discovered many suitors trying to marry his wife because they thought that he was dead. Odysseus must reestablish himself as king of Ithaca or be a beggar for the rest of his life.
Fogbound Manor: A Gothic Novel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,560. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Harriet Tate may be a sea captain's daughter, but she doesn't believe in buried treasure. When Jonah Herrick's mysterious letter arrives from a remote place called Fogbound Manor, Harriet dismisses it entirely. But her father drowned, her company's bankrupt, and Harriet has to make a choice: lose everything she ever worked for or accept Jonah's ridiculous offer and find the money to save it.
Fade to White
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,490. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Adult, Fiction » Literature » Literary
After a near fatal attack at the hands of her abusive husband, Nicole -a beautiful, young, mother- must go into hiding, leaving the only friends she has ever had. Including Shawn, the only man her heart belongs to. Fade to White is pages full of earthshattering emotion, paranormal guardians, steamy romance, and unexpected twists that will keep you guessing. Inspired by true events.
Ben Jonson’s "Volpone, or the Fox": A Retelling
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,550. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
This is an easy-to-read retelling of Ben Jonson's satiric masterpiece: "Volpone, or the Fox."
Old Flames and Heroes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,280. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Literature » Literary
The journey of a lifetime; find out why book clubs everywhere are taking the challenge to solve the riddle! Old Flames and Heroes is a swashbuckling tale of luck, love, and lake monsters which will sweep your whole family into a wondrous adventure, from the mind of award-winning novelist Mord McGhee. Read and see why this novel was a Silver Falchion Finalist, Top Ten Fantasy, and Newbery nominee.
The Age for Love
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,430. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
International actor Sheela Tree is born Marie Cassegrain, her ethnic mix Danish/Lutheran/Irish Catholic. She barely survives a Hawke's Bay childhood, Catholic education, teenage abortion, brief marriage and drug and alcohol addiction. At a French commune she escapes drowning; in the US another close encounter leads her home as ‘tangata whenua’, to mysticism and a new life which she might well lose
Adrian's Wall
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 119,770. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is a story about the alienation wrought by the increasing fragmentation of modern society and the difficulty one modern man has in adjusting to it. He struggles besides with the sort of masculine mindset which was once critical to the rise of civilisation, but whose value is becoming more and more derided, even despised.
The Luck of the Weissensteiners
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 153,000. Language: British English. Published: March 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In the sleepy town of Bratislava in 1933 a romantic girl falls for a bookseller from Berlin. Greta Weissensteiner, daughter of a Jewish weaver, slowly settles in with the Winkelmeier clan just as the developments in Germany start to make waves in Europe. The political climate in the disintegrating Czechoslovakia becomes more complex and affects relations between the couple and the families.
Face Of Our Father
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 122,610. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Pitir does it again! Some authors speak of genre bending, some authors prove it. After winning the 2015 Best Indie Book Award for Action/Adventure & receiving a B.R.A.G. Medallion, FACE OF OUR FATHER was just awarded the Bronze Medal for Popular Fiction by the 2016 eLit Awards. This epic novel is too literary to be a thriller, yet too thrilling to put down—a thriller with a soul.
Boys: Stories About Bullies, Jobs, and Other Unpleasant Rites of Passage from Boyhood to Manhood
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 68,940. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
These are the stories of three boys living in Texas: one growing up, one dreaming, and one fighting to stay alive in the face of destitution. There is second-grader William, 15-year-old Sam, and 21-year-old Seff, all trying to make their way on their own terms. These stories are told with heart, humor, and an uncompromising look at what it meant to grow up in Texas during the 80s and 90s.

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