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New Old World by C. D. Stowell
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 215,090. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
What happens when a headstrong, almost-forty photojournalist pulls the plug on her comfortably creative life and buys a one-way ticket to the Old World? It’s not a pretty picture as Ticonderoga Fox grapples with professional doubt, a stormy love affair, a reproductive crisis, and other challenges to her long-cherished autonomy. When a late bloomer finally comes of age, things can get complicated.
Saint Jane by Susan Sandstrom Madison
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,310. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical(4.00 from 1 review)
The sudden tragic death of her husband and young son shatters Jane Herrin's world. In her quest to heal, she discovers the journals of a young soldier who took his own life. When a presence she cannot understand--a ghost, a divine entity--enters her world, she wonders if a spirit has come to comfort her or is her own psyche unraveling?
Marina (Originala romano en Esperanto) by Sten Johansson
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 58,650. Language: Esperanto (original orthography with diacritics). Published: August 6, 2014 by Mondial. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Moderna originala romano en Esperanto: Marina kaj Tomas: du svedoj kun malsamaj originoj, kun sortoj malsamaj,kies padoj jen krucas sin jen malkuniĝas. Neatenditaj eventoj kaj revelacioj formas ilian rilaton, ĝis Marina malaperas - kaj eĉ poste...
Finding Land: Stories of Japan by Marian Pierce
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?
Black Wine by Candas Jane Dorsey
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,370. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013 by Five Rivers Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Winner of the James Tiptree, Jr. Award, Crawford Award, and Prix Aurora Award. An old woman hangs in a cage; a young woman slaves on a rich lord's estate. How does a woman discover and assert her identity in a primeval, barbaric world? From slave dens to merchant cities to isolated mountains, Candas Jane Dorsey's novel is a powerful exploration of gender, identity, and freedom.
Things to Learn Before the Revolution by Thabo Seseane, Jr
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 62,390. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: February 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is the world's first anti-affirmative action novel. It exposes the maladroit BEE type in the person of Disney Thoabala, CEO of a Johannesburg advertising agency. Disney's foils are his employees Thati Setati and Pat O’Shea. Ultimately, Thati's leftist critique identifies BEE with the imperialist project which, for example, launched the "humanitarian" wars in Libya, Syria and Ukraine.
The Horned Whale or An Morvil Kornek by Jeremy Schanche
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 175,710. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In the archaic port of New Lynsmouth, circa 1911, Elias Gillpington, a young scholar, quietly pursues a life of learning until he encounters the elderly Lazarus Taxon and gets drawn into his world of extraordinary experimentation. Desperate to win the love of the luminous Constance Place, Elias pursues his fate through the foggy alleys of the Old Quarter, while back in the lab, something stirs.
The Telescope Builder and Other Stories by Steve Silkin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,570. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(3.57 from 7 reviews)
My junior high was named for the man who built the telescope that unveiled the secrets of the universe. These are the tragedies that began during my days there, and continued ... "He sets up his characters, reveals the situation and then tears through your consciousness like a bullet," says Jonathan Penton, editor of the online literary review Unlikely Stories.
The Man on the Corner by Top Writers Block
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,300. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 1 review)
Who is The Man on the Corner; the man who seems to be waiting? To the observer he is sometimes sinister, mysterious, or romantic. Seven authors each have a different explanation. It is an excellent means of discovering new authors to add to your favorites. When you have found the story that touches you in some way, please leave a review.
A Short Stay in Hell by Steven L. Peck
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,590. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012 by Strange Violin Editions. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
An ordinary family man, geologist, and Mormon, Soren Johansson has always believed he'll be reunited with his loved ones after death in an eternal hereafter. Then, he dies. Soren wakes to find himself cast by a God he has never heard of into a Hell whose dimensions he can barely grasp: a vast library he can only escape from by finding the book that contains the story of his life.
The Year of Oceans by Sean T. Anderson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 120,490. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Hugo Larson is a retired accountant living in Seattle. Having recently lost his wife, he is directly engaging with grief. Join Hugo for a year of his life as he navigates relationships, struggles, and learns to heal.
One of the Fourteen by Audrey Driscoll
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,640. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Dr. Francis Dexter arrives in London intending to atone for wrongs committed by his former self, Herbert West. A chance meeting in a pub leads to disturbing revelations by a veteran of the Great War, and forces Dexter to relive a terrible journey in the black region between death and life. (Herbert West Series supplement 4)
Getting Rid of the Macons by Christopher T Banks
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 124,030. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A young couple from Albuquerque, Joe and Ellie Lawrence, arrive at their new home in very rural Eastern Oregon to find the former renters still in residence and firmly entrenched. When the Lawrence's develop strategies to get rid of them they soon find that moving amongst the Macons is like working in quicksand, the more that you move the deeper in you sink.
My Avatars and I by Huckleberry Hax
Price: $1.54 USD. Words: 50,960. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Ten conversations in Second Life®. Eight avatars. One woman, searching. But searching for whom? And why? From the author of 'AFK', a Second Life story about love, dedication and 1970s furniture...
Tre amiche e una vacanza by Barbara Ann Parker
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,190. Language: Italian. Published: December 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Tre giovani donne amiche da sempre, riescono finalmente ad organizzare una fantastica vacanza da passare insieme... fantastica? Sono tre single, completamente diverse l’una dall'altra, innamorate del proprio lavoro, della vita e della loro amicizia. Uomini all’orizzonte? L’orizzonte è decisamente vuoto, e la vacanza tanto attesa potrebbe servire a cambiare la vita di qualcuna di loro...
Sovereign of the Seas by Stanley Laine
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,010. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Three different people from all walks of life are concealing mysteries so deep that even the very depths of the ocean could not hope to contain them. When Anthony Belzer boards the cruise ship Sovereign of the Seas, he has no idea of the journey that lay before him despite the warnings his dreams were trying to convey.
The Undergraduates by Steven Snell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 81,540. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Erotica » Contemporary(5.00 from 1 review)
An exhilarating portrait of a young man’s journey to find purpose in others following a heartbreaking and abrupt separation. The Undergraduates is a novel brimming with truth and immediacy reserved for our generation of lost or misguided adults. Wildly powerful, this is the moving story of one man’s search to feel wanted, needed and loved – not always in the most traditional of ways.
Three Nails by Micheal Maxwell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,430. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Three Nails is a rich, witty, smart slice of Americana. Although it opens with loss of life—Three Nails ends with aspiration—hope, heritage, and new life. Like a handful of stones thrown in a pond, the circles of life and memories are all interconnected to process grief. Relationships with a wife, children, colleagues at work and even the kids taught at school are all part of the gift of healing.
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