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The Man I Love (The Fish Tales, Book 1)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 136,950. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Set in the world of dance and theater, Suanne Laqueur's award-winning debut novel presents the dark side of devotion and the heavy burden of unfinished business. After a young man loses everything he holds dear, he embarks on an emotional journey of forgiveness. With its unique storyline and unforgettable characters, The Man I Love lingers long after the last page is turned.
Under a Glass Bell
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,420. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2010 by Sky Blue Press LLC. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Often considered Anais Nin's finest work of fiction, this collection of short stories was self-published by Nin with an old-fashioned hand press in 1944. Among the titles are "Houseboat," "The Mouse," "The Labyrinth," and "Birth."
The King's Pleasure
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,800. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.13 from 8 reviews)
In the kingdom of Himeros, Abigail is despised for her gypsy heritage. Pushed to the fringes of society, she’s forced to break the law in order to help feed her family. When a castle guard catches her stealing bread, he intends to cut off her hand for the offense. The king spares her from the guard's blade and takes her as his slave instead.
Monique
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 21,660. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2011 by Pleasure Boat. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Fiction. Women's Studies. "The expert translation of this almost Gothic story lifts the veil on the place where environment meets the psyche, on women's sensuality and wit. A gift of Portuguese women writing to the English reader." -Lisa Katz
Watering Weeds
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 71,770. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
He was her haven from her past; now he’s dead. Alone, she begins the fight for her life.
11 Stories
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 43,500. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
For Roscoe Jones, one time trumpet prodigy turned building superintendent, the relationships he forms with the tenants — two, in particular — justify the amputation of his finger and the forfeiture of his dreams. This is a story about sacrifice and service, longing and love — and the abiding hopefulness of the human heart that connects us all.
Conception: Book One of Human Dilemma
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,600. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
2038: Solveig leads her team to China to assemble with Deng AnDe and his team an artificial general intelligence. She faces dilemmas of politics and gender; he faces loyalty issues. Learning she’s not the only skeptic on the project, she must decide: ferret out the dissenters, or side with them. He’s caught between conflicting orders; she must make sure she won’t help create a powerful new weapon.
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 Winter of Artifice, 1939 edition
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 97,560. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2012 by Sky Blue Press LLC. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Anais Nin's second work of fiction, The Winter of Artifice, was, according to Nin, her only banned book. Published in France in 1939, it consisted of 3 novellas, each of which fictionalized an important event in Nin's life: her affair with Henry and June Miller ("Hans and Johanna"), her incestuous relationship with her father ("Lilith"), and her relationship with Otto Rank ("The Voice").
The House of Incest
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,010. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2010 by Sky Blue Press LLC. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
Climate of Fear
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 34,480. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In this new book developed from the prestigious Reith Lectures, Nobel Prize—winning author Wole Soyinka, a courageous advocate for human rights around the world, considers fear as the dominant theme in world politics.
Lucky Southern Women
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 121,000. Language: American English. Published: January 10, 2014 by Propertius Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 1 review)
The rural landscape entwines around the lives and loves of two strong, yet troubled women, a beautiful contrast to the beliefs they absorbed as children. Only in moving beyond the past can they forge a way ahead not only for themselves, but for their loved ones. In so doing, each finds something vital that will give them the power and resilience they need to meet the greatest challenge of all.
The Capture Fantasy Collection
Series: Kitty Thomas: The Collections. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 179,990. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
This bundle contains: Comfort Food, Mafia Captive, and Big Sky.
Collected Stories
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 156,490. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The collection of the short stories of Harry Mark Petrakis was nominated for a National Book Award in Fiction, establishing him as a master of the form. Revealing commentaries by the author introduce each story in this collection. These modern-day tales of ordinary people put into extraordinary circumstances take us into a world of fleeting visions, doomed loves, deep sorrows and suffering fates.
Monkey Temple
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 82,710. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2019 by Adelaide Books Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Monkey Temple is a coming-of-old-age adventure about two longtime best friends and rivals who, determined to “not go gentle into that good night,” set off on a final road trip. Their efforts to face past failures and give meaning to their dwindling futures change their lives forever but not at all as they had envisioned. It’s a buddy story with strong female characters and plenty of dark humor.
The Marriage Tree
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 116,660. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014 by HeavenLakePress. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Literature » Literary
It’s okay for Thais to believe in ghosts—it’s their birthright. But why is Vincent Calvino seeing ghosts, and why are they so angry? Calvino is haunted by a series of deaths in Rangoon and Bangkok, when he stumbles onto a new murder case—but is it a new case, or an old one returned from the dead? A murder investigation leads Calvino inside an underworld network smuggling Rohingya ...
Spilling Clarence
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,680. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
After a fire at the local pyschopharmaceutical plant, an ominous cloud spreads over the town of Clarence. Very soon, its inhabitants are flooded by their memories--some soothing, some terrifying, many bittersweet. In this witty and beguiling first novel, Anne Ursu introduces us to a variety of exquisitely-drawn characters and takes us on a journey into the heart of being human.
East
Series: Musicscapes. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 216,180. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
East is the story of Max Dewey, Australian musician and co-founder of the successful band - East. Max is a gifted musician with hedonistic tendencies which he is unapologetic about. The plot is chronological with a few flashback passages. The reader is introduced to Max's family, fellow band members and his journey, including the band's inception from early gigs to international success.
Habit of a Foreign Sky
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 85,540. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2014 by Signal 8 Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
Somewhere between Hong Kong and New York, life does an abrupt shift for Gail Szeto, when her mother, her last family member, is killed in an accident. For Gail, a mixed-race, single mother who had buried her young son less than two years prior, all she has left is a hard-won career at a global investment bank. Life rapidly goes into free fall for this woman with a complicated past.
Inquilinos
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,880. Language: Spanish. Published: February 6, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Este volumen contiene dos novelas compactas. En la primera, con el descubrimiento del cadáver de uno de los habitantes, Miguel, el narrador, nos introduce en el mundo banal y sórdido de personajes heterogéneos que comparten, a pesar de ellos, una casa de vecindad. En la segunda, una mujer que se reconoce como holgazana congénita, conversa por las noches con un paciente terminal.