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The Trial of Frankenstein
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 63,850. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Screenplays » Crime
The reader sits in the jury box and is asked to examine the question: Should there be limits to scientific inquiry? Whether it is cloning, genetic research or crossing species to create new life, who decides whether we should go down this path? In a modern context, the author puts Shelly's Frankenstein on trial. But this is also a trial of Science itself.
Racconti dalla Galassia Madre
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 43,300. Language: Italian. Published: January 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Cinque lunghi viaggi in una parte misteriosa e inusuale dell'universo. Lì conoscerai belligeranti plutonidei, indomabili ribelli che combattono contro un disturbante potere di controllo mentale, e non da ultimo mercanti di cervello. Lungo la via incontrerai anche strane creature ingegnerizzate che svolgono un inconsapevole ruolo nella vita e da ultimo coraggiosi esploratori galattici.
One Moment in Time
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 62,300. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
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.
Don’t Take My Sunshine Away: A Collection of Short Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,850. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
This is a collection of five short stories. The first story illustrates the struggle of a young girl living in the dark, the second story depicts a young girl’s experience of trying to make sense of both life and death, the third story is about self-realization, the fourth story denotes a young funeral director, and the fifth story is about finding love even though it may seem too late.
The Illegal and the Refugee-An American Love Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 82,220. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
THE ILLEGAL AND THE REFUGEE – An American Love Story is the story of an illegal Mexican immigrant and a Cuban refugee, and of the dangerous journeys they undertake to reach the United States in the hope of finding a missing loved one and the dream of a better life.
Good Night, Jerk Face
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,300. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
Seff is a 15-year-old boy living in San Antonio, Texas who dreams of getting a 1980 Mazda RX-7 for his sixteenth birthday. When he learns that his parents refuse to give him one, he finds a job at a nearby Greek restaurant to earn money to buy his RX-7. He forms a bond with the owner of the restaurant and discovers what is really important when getting his dream car. A novelette by Scott Semegran.
Leap of Faith
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,700. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Romance » General
Two lost souls meet by chance in what should have been their final hour. This is the story of their night together as one tries to convince the other that life is worth living. Follow them around Long Beach, California as they search for the will to live.
The Last AIDS Patient
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,430. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015 by Tulabella Ruby Press. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Decades ago, a young man ran away from his family’s rural estate to the big city to find love and come out as gay. He returns years later to older relatives who are scared of him and one young nephew who wants to hear his story of love, lust, grief and loss and what it means to be a sole survivor in a land that has eradicated HIV and AIDS.
Unusual Salami and Other Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,800. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
With humour ('Imaginary Col')or strange lyrical horror (the title story) the characters in this collection struggle to make sense of life with sometimes dreadful consequences. Greg is weirdly empowered by reading a book, Anna escapes an enchantment (or does she?) God creates the world and Arkle is... well, Arkle. Although what IS that raggy brown stuff under the tree in 'Pneumonia'?
Glass
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,580. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2015 by Brick Mantel Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Menashe Everett is a tormented man. He’s ruled by depression and addiction. He’s haunted by his past. At 37, he barely holds onto his job and lives in a haze of blurred reality. But to many in his life, he’s their only hope. Set in Cleveland in the late 1980s, Glass tests traditional ideas of interpersonal responsibility and what it means to struggle with mental illness.
The Graveyard of Rats
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 53,050. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
About school and education. Krzysztof, our main character, was “born” at school, in a sense, he spent his whole life there. This is no fairy tale... but it is an educational tale, which I will gladly share with you.
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.
A Kind of Homecoming
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,990. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Life after a senseless tragedy can be strange. For a close Minnesota family, devastated by such a loss, things become even stranger.
The Things We Do for Women
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 44,140. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2013 by Whitepoint Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
This debut story collection comprises twelve linked tales set in Kentucky against the backdrop of the disintegration of a young marriage. A man on the run hides out at a boarding house owned by a paraplegic woman. A young man confesses his extramarital affairs to his mother. A housewife attends the funeral of a young woman whom she never knew.
That Mouse Is High
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
(3.33 from 3 reviews)
A father frantically prepares for his daughter's birthday party only to come across a stumbling block that threatens to ruin the day. A short story by Scott Semegran.
Mexican Autumn
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,310. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
These inter-related short stories are set in a small Mexican fishing village, Bahia de los angeles--a real place in Baja California, 350 miles from the USA border. As the villagers largely depend upon American tourists for their income, many stories deal with the resulting clash of cultures. Dominating Bahia, a treacherous mountain, Tricky Devil, almost pushes the village into the Sea of Cortez.
The Great and Powerful, Brave Raideen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,370. Language: American English. Published: March 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
Second-grader William enjoyed the sanctity of his room, surrounded by his toys. In his room, he was safe from Randy, the bully at school. William schemed about what he would do to get back at Randy with his favorite toy, a Shogun Warrior called Brave Raideen. William was convinced that Brave Raideen had the answer to his problem; he would show Randy who was the bigger kid on the school playground.
Bodonis
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,760. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Gorgeous literary agent Felicity Jones brings author Giusepe Visconti to the renowned Italian publishing house, Bodonis, only to have an editor tear into Giusepe's novels, unmercifully criticizing every detail of each book right to his face.
Cambiamento di Stato Prima Fase
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,050. Language: Italian. Published: July 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Ambientato in un futuro di mondi virtuali e robotici questa prima parte di due racconta la storia di un gruppo di scienziati che per caso fanno un'incredibile scoperta riguardo l'origine della vita sulla terra. Ma devono fuggire dal potere di controllo mentale dei Sauriani i quali stanno segretamente preparando una raccapricciante distopia per gli abitanti del pianeta.
American Insurgent
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,920. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Stanley - a high school student during the attacks on America on September 11th - quickly finds himself in an ever shifting world of alliances, electronic surveillance and terrorist jingoism. Worse yet, he quickly gets swept up in a college group whose members are labeled enemy combatants. At least in his America, we're out manufacturing everyone again and producing our own Chinchilla fur coats.