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Jodi Picoult's Leaving Time Summary
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 5,900. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Leaving Time is a spellbinding novel that features a rather standard detective fiction theme. The story was masked with mysticism before completely revealing its intricate and unfathomable reality. It is a compelling story with twists that hold the readers to complete the book until the end.
The Pelican School of Bird and Other Stories
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 91,770. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
These stories feature angelic sloths, exploitation and rip-off merchantry, tripping birds, dangerous baths, a bureaucratic pig, a Hades of sorts, the price of immortality, nightmares in Paris, madness and denial of the prism of light, The Doctors of Madness, lolloping killer cretins and a hunter with a toaster for a torso. What more d’ya want?
En la búsqeda de un tesoro perdido
Series: El Gran Pequeño León. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 21,640. Language: Spanish. Published: December 25, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Inspirational
En la búsqueda de un tesoro, es la continuación de la primera entrega de El Gran Pequeño León. En esta ocasión Toby ya está listo para enfrentar su realidad en el juego más competitivo de la Reserva Natural y recuperar el tesoro que perdió hace mucho tiempo.
Lex
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,330. Language: French. Published: August 27, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Alysson Béling, vingt ans, se lance seule à la recherche de L.E.X, un célèbre cambrioleur amateur d'oeuvres, persuadée qu'il a été témoin du meurtre de son père. Mais ce fameux voleur, considéré comme une légende urbaine, existe-t-il vraiment ? La jeune femme va découvrir qui se cache derrière les lettres L.E.X, et se voir proposer une vengeance à la hauteur de l'homme qu'était son père.
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.
The Delicate, Passionate World of Gregory Morgan and Vivien Prevette / Book 2 - The Courtship
Series: The Delicate, Passionate World of Gregory Morgan and Vivien Prevette. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 180,100. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fairy tales, Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Delicate, Passionate World is a fairy tale for thoughtful, sensitive adults loosely based on the tale of Psyche and Eros. While easy and fun to read, exploring desire and love's milestones from this gentle and elevated point of view is intended to take the reader toward the Big Questions of life.
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.
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.
Access: Thirteen Tales
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 61,500. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013 by Signal 8 Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
What do we think we desire? What do we truly desire? These are the two competing forces underlying Xu Xi’s latest fiction collection Access. These thirteen tales are at once acerbic and heartbreaking, directing our gaze at the incongruities of human relations and the persistence of wounds our hearts cannot heal.
Un mucchio di parole
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 109,390. Language: Italian. Published: January 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Un romanzo lungo e scorrevole, che immerge in un mondo in cui istinto, ragione e genialità sono divisi e allo stesso tempo coesi: adatto a chi ama il film "INTO THE WILD", il viaggio senza meta, la ricerca di un senso della vita. L’idea alla base del libro è la natura umana focalizzata sul contrasto tra opposti: istinto e ragione, scappare e rimanere, godere dell'attimo e pensare sempre al futuro.
Chroniques de Galadrie, tome 3 : le sacre du prince Mélia
Series: Chroniques de Galadrie. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,240. Language: French. Published: February 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Tandis que Guilhiam songe à désigner son successeur de son vivant, une affaire vient perturber la vie tranquille qui s'était installée au palais. Daniel Arthas, pourtant emprisonné sous haute surveillance, a été assassiné. Le meurtre semblant lié à une vieille affaire, Tarek est contraint de reprendre ses fonctions, de redevenir ce qu'il était. Mais Yola refuse de le laisser partir.
La chiave nel latte
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 51,240. Language: Italian. Published: April 16, 2018 by Gabriele Capelli Editore. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Literature » Literary
“La chiave nel latte” racconta la storia di un ragazzo di origini marocchine che cresce in Ticino, nell’Alto Malcantone, dopo che la madre lo ha affidato a un’anziana vedova di nome Elvezia. Il romanzo procede per frammenti, ricordi che la voce narrante riporta alla luce: i giocattoli dell’infanzia, le feste religiose, le partite di hockey sull’asfalto, le infatuazioni...
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.
Lundi ou mardi
Price: $6.50 USD. Words: 20,880. Language: French. Published: May 13, 2014 by Editions de L'Herne. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Classics
Examine for a moment an ordinary mind on an ordinary day. The mind receives a myriad impressions—trivial, fantastic, evanescent, or engraved with the sharpness of steel. From all sides they come, an incessant shower of innumerable atoms; and as they fall, as they shape themselves into the life of Monday or Tuesday.
A Wider Universe
Price: $6.47 USD. Words: 65,060. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A Wider Universe follows estranged father and daughter Gene and Chelsea Shepherd, as one is visited by an overly-zealous intrusive Bible-thumper, and the other must extricate herself from an abusive relationship with the help of a kind stranger. Although on separate paths, they all must ultimately try to find their way back to family.
Terrasser les Dragons d'Isidore - Edition Limitée
Price: $6.40 USD. Words: 167,150. Language: French. Published: December 7, 2018 by Men over the Rainbow. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Suivez Isidore et Declan au cours de la pire année de leurs vies. Declan est Irlandais et Isidore, Français, fils de deux ambassadeurs. Les quatre demi-frères d'Isidore se sont vus confier la mission de le "guérir" de son homosexualité. Declan devient le chevalier d'Isidore qui désire garder le peu qui lui reste de sa santé mentale. Rien ne vaut l'amour face aux secrets.
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.
Saving Elizabeth
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,360. Language: American English. Published: April 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Saving Elizabeth is a strong and powerful novel about a young girl’s fight to save her seriously ill mother. The novel takes place in Denmark and follows the young girl Kirsten, as she grows up and learns about life’s complexities and joys, including friendship, alcoholism and discrimination. Will Kirsten find a way to rescue her mother?
Goodnight Sunshine
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,300. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2016 by Catch Our Drift Productions. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A disenchanted family man from the Pacific Northwest travels to Ecuador seeking an invention that could change the global energy landscape.
Historias del Kronen
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,500. Language: Spanish. Published: August 31, 2013 by Erres Proyectos Digitales, S.L.U.. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Una pandilla de veinteañeros ociosos se zambulle vertiginosamente en el verano madrileño más opresivo y decadente sin saber que su búsqueda de sensaciones cambiará para siempre sus vidas.