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Collages
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 38,190. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012 by Sky Blue Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Collages is Anaïs Nin’s last work of fiction, and is, as the title suggests, a collection of interwoven stories. Collages is Nin’s most light-hearted writing, and, in that sense, is perhaps her most entertaining book. As Henry Miller commented, “The best of collages fall apart with time; these will not.”
Finding Land: Stories of Japan
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 61,300. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 1 review)
A Jewish girl from Cleveland meets a pregnant Texas belle over dried squid in a Tokyo grocery store. Their common ground? Both newlyweds, married to Japanese men. Despite being unable to decipher the maps in Tokyo's train stations well enough to know where they're going, they set off on a quest to find land. Will they find space for themselves, in a place where there's none?
The House of Incest
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,010. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2010 by Sky Blue Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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The House of Incest, Anais Nin's famous prose poem, was first published in Paris in 1936 and immediately drew attention from the era's prominent writers, including Henry Miller and Lawrence Durrell. While written in English, it is considered a landmark work in the French surrealist tradition and one of the most unique books in 20th century literature.
Інфанта і аднарог
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 142,020. Language: Belarusian. Published: December 8, 2015 by kniharnia.by. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
У адной са школаў, здавалася б, тыповага беларускага горада пачатку ХХІ ст. пяты год працуе малады настаўнік і літаратар Эрнест Скіргайлавіч Баластоўскі. За пару дзён да новага навучальнага года яго раптоўна прызначаюць класным кіраўніком у зусім няпросты выпускны клас. Настаўнік з неахвотай бярэцца за гэтую справу, паралельна адзначаючы цікавасць да сваёй асобы як з боку каляжанак ды старшакласні
Looking Within: A Man's Journey to Find Himself
Series: Jake's Wanderings, Vol. 1. Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 63,940. Language: American English. Published: January 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Jake, a young man from Nebraska who's coming of age, fails out of college and moves back into his mom's house. They constantly fight, and Jake runs away from home by hitchhiking. He gets picked up by an older man, Joey. This is the tale of their road trip & how Jake finds himself. Jake decides to return home, and Joey drives to the correct house without directions. How does he know which house?!
She Sings of Old, Unhappy, Far-off Things
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 83,890. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Margaret Braithwaite, a fifty-ish professor, lives in the shadow of her famous husband, Gavin, who is terminally ill. When he hires Wyck Fitzsimmons to restore his gardens, Margaret slowly realizes her heart can feel love again. Gavin, though, is determined not to let death stop him from holding onto his wife. Love can take root in the most barren hearts, if Margaret and Wyck can let it grow.
Writing Trash and Hunting Buffalo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,440. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
What happens when you turn into the thing you most abhor? "Writing Trash and Hunting Buffalo" tells of a man who reports on the glitter set he despises, but through several tragic events that catapult him into the limelight, soon becomes similar to them. Can this conflicted man survive the constant struggle for his soul and the incessant barrage of corrupt lifestyles of the Hollywood elite?
Alpenglow
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,960. Language: American English. Published: August 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
Spring awakens new feelings in everyone, every season, regardless of whether you're a child watching Star Wars for the first time or a senior in college preparing to graduate. Brennan falls into the latter category. Here, he tries to figure out what his feelings towards his best friend, Chris, mean in relation to the romantic relationships everyone else expects him to be able to pursue.
Jalapeno Park
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,570. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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It's been said life is lived and that old age is not for the weak. When Arthur Donamann and Timothy Thornton meet for their weekly outing, and play checkers, we glimpse into the world of Past, Present, and Future. Their lives might parallel our own in many ways as they struggle to recall how life really unfolded: testing their ability to remain relevant to each other, and to their future life
Antediluvian
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,090. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Charles, a college student in the 1940's, is about to go to war. He has yet to tell his best friend, Hugo, his plans to enlist. He wonders how much their relationship might mimic that of the heroes in the Classic literature they study.
Between Black and White
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 900. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Returning home from Desert Storm, Mary doesn’t recognize the place she grew up. Or her father. But it’s her that’s changed, too much. Can she find herself in the past, or is who she was gone forever?
One Moment in Time
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 62,300. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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After a violent accident, Jack Barrett had a new outlook on life. He took on adventures that made him one of the world's most admired people. With each step, Jack grew as a person and a leader; risking himself and his family to save others. In the end, Jack was about to die, or was he? Prepare yourself for a surprising ending that questions the nature between life and death, reality and dream.
Maria Pia et cetera
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40,550. Language: Portuguese. Published: May 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Short stories about interesting people, love, books and unforgettable places. In Brazilian Portuguese only.
The Children of Darkness
Series: The Seekers, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 99,810. Language: American English. Published: June 14, 2016 by Evolved Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A thousand years ago the Darkness came—a terrible time of violence, fear, and social collapse when technology ran rampant. Vicars of the Temple of Light brought peace and blessed simplicity. In the prisons of Temple City, childhood friends, Orah and Nathaniel, discover a terrible secret that launches the three on a journey to find the forbidden keep, placing their lives in jeopardy.
Portrait of the Artist as a Young God
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,410. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2011 by Parsina Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Science fiction » General
So what if you can make stars explode or change the orbits of elemental electrons. Big deal! It may all be very pretty, but is it Art?.
Sarah, Serendipitous
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 71,260. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
As an historian, Sarah finds writing the life of a great American house goes smoothly until the present is the topic. Aside from the house's forceful head, Simon, she faces his needy daughter and mysterious business partners. She is tested most by possible love with Simon's moody nephew and balancing her own family's wishes. When painful stories emerge, she must decide her duty.
Belle City
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 185,830. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2014 by Whitepoint Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
This saga of love, land and loss is told from the disparate perspectives of Ruth Thatcher, who is Black, and Jonas Thatcher, who is White, and spans nearly a century. During the course of their lifetimes, Ruth and Jonas-- and their respective families have prospered-- but it is left for their descendants to come to grips with the long-unacknowledged truth that the two families are actually one.
The Worship of Walker Judson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 114,960. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A Divine Read! This tale, about Walker Judson, a charismatic healer, gone-bad, and the adoring young acolyte who entrusts him with her life, examines the abuse of power and why followers so eagerly relinquish their own. So, is Walker Judson truly a healer-gone-bad or a saintly soul whose paranormal talents are misunderstood? You, the reader, must decide. Amazon reviews are appreciated.
Penelope's Way
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,330. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2013 by Bev Editions. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Penelope, age 70, searches for the meaning of life in the accreted layers of love, lust, guilt, family, pot luck suppers, and time and chaos theory. Her efforts may be destined to fail, but the journey is joyous. “This book is a great read: a compact narrative and a wide-ranging story… it ended far too soon,” wrote the Globe and Mail.
Sabina Quartet: Stories from Italy
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 38,020. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
These seasonal stories about a farming community in Rome’s olive hills—“the Sabina”—bring to life an ancient world where foreigners and locals have always lived side by side but separately. The unique culture of the place, steeped in the historic rivalries of Italy’s medieval hilltowns, finds vivid portrayal in these lively tales about the local residents and their traditions.

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