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Weight of Earth
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 87,130. Language: Canadian English. Published: April 23, 2013 by Evolved Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Ella is determined to uncover her mother’s past, but what she learns could destroy her family. Secrets run deep in her family. Ella’s mother refuses to talk about what happened—a secret Lydia also keeps tightly guarded, for reasons Ella doesn’t understand. ... "Weight of Earth" is a compelling story of how family loyalty entwines with personal secrecy, and what it means to be exceptional.
False Reality
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,310. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: September 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
On his way to his brother, a man finds out the world isn’t what he thought it was.
Cheap imitation
Price: $99,999.00 USD. Words: 2,020. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
An imitation of a story. What does that mean? Well, this short spiky narration from Heidi James will tell you. This is a book that talks directly to you... Although, it seems, the 'you' of the narrative may not want to listen. More's the pity, because there's something very important going on here. Something you have to read...
By All Men's Judgments
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,920. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Knowing she doesn’t have long to live, Liza Meacham summons local newspaper writer Nathaniel to her bedside to share a story she’s kept to herself for seven decades. It’s the story of a man named Joseph Tilley. With her granddaughter, Madeline, also by her side, Liza begins to reveal how an innocent Oklahoma farm boy fell into a life of crime to become a notorious outlaw in the early 1920s.
Briarwood
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,360. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
A community wakes to find power has ceased, cellphone are mute, and the radio plays only an empty growl. Doom approaches. A doom that is as sudden as it is mysterious. A doom that seems plausible and imminent to Americans who find themselves inhabiting lives they never anticipated in an empire that doesn’t resemble the futures they were promised in more hopeful days.
Life on the Dingleball Fringe
Price: Free! Words: 37,150. Language: American English. Published: January 2, 2015 by StrawberryBooks. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Jon Herbert’s first collection of short stories is by turns an intense account of those on the fringe of society and a gently funny read. Set mostly in bars and taverns in Salt Lake City, this linked connection of short fiction tells the story of numerous down and outers, but does so with affection and humor. Herbert lays bare minor disasters and revelations like a good-natured Charles Bukowski.
Hunting for Sparrows
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,500. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012 by Beatrice Gerard. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
This playfully irreverent work of fiction stands stereotypes on end, creating an intricate literary jigsaw puzzle with an ending that will make you want to go back and try to reassemble the pieces.
Green Taxi From Oakland
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,200. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A practical joke between good friends, played out across the pond, ends with tragic circumstances in north London.
Love Hotel
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 73,390. Language: French. Published: January 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Transgressional
Enfermés dans ce love hotel, ils se perdent dans la mécanique de leur amour. Au dehors, le monde devient fou. Le Japon vu à la loupe. À lire comme un mauvais trip ou un pamphlet.
De rondte
You set the price! Words: 10,830. Language: Dutch. Published: October 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Het is moeilijk om je eigen leven te leiden: je omgeving heeft, soms vreselijke, andere verwachtingen van je. Het titelverhaal laat zien dat dat in de prehistorie al zo was. Wat is goed, wat is slecht en wie bepaalt dat? Is er een uitweg, al is het maar in de vorm van een kaatsebalspelletje? Veelzijdige verhalen, waar toch een thema in te herkennen valt.
Sketches of An Apartment House
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,670. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Urban
An alpine cowgirl, a weary wanderer, a minor league baseball star, car sales man and wife, a priest, a struggling family, and an artist, living in a post-industrial American industrial city. This darkly comic series of vignettes weave together abstract portraits of an apartment building's residents in Troy, New York.
A Question of Faith
You set the price! Words: 40,670. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Tim, a Baptist pastor on the Gulf coast of Alabama, loses his faith. He set out to discredit atheist literature but instead he sees that he can't argue against any of it. It changes his life and that is when the crisis occurs. My statement against religious fanaticism of any kind opens on the Sunday after the change.
sPARKLE & bLINK 2.8
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,860. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry, Fiction » Literature » Literary
sPARKLE & bLINK is published in conjunction with the monthly submission-based reading series Quiet Lightning, which takes place in San Francisco and is hosted by Evan Karp. This is the eighth issue of volume 2, as performed on September 5 2011 at The Conservatory of Flowers [the second installment of The Greenhouse Effect]. For more information: http://wp.me/p1tiGa-vD.
Resveries brouageaises
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,050. Language: French. Published: April 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
En ce quatorze d’octobre de l’an mil six cent trente-et-un, j’allois considérant la mer océane dont les rouleaux convulsifs s’engouffroyent dans le havre à l’assaut de Brouage. Regard perdu, cheveux au vent, je révassois au beau et bon pays de la Grand’Rivière, duquel revenoit nostre compère l’Enclume pour la Compagnie du Canada.
At the Touch of My Soul
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,300. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
It’s been staring at me for days, glaring. A blinding white light that will not, cannot, dim-not even for a moment. It’s haunting me as I sit lost amidst the hours of my own thoughts. So deep in translation, unravelling the words I thought I had always known.
Divide by Zero
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,350. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2014 by Second Wind Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
It takes a subdivision to raise a child, and a wealth of threads to weave a tapestry, until one breaks. Troy, the garage mechanic's son, loves Lydia, the rich man's daughter. Amethyst has a remarkable cat and Andrea a curious accent. Old Abigail knows more than anyone else but doesn't speak. And in Paradise Park a middle-aged man keeps watch while autistic Amelia keeps getting lost.
Christmas for Joshua
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,990. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
Life couldn't be better for Rusty Dinwall--a heart surgeon, amateur pianist, and volunteer synagogue president. But when his daughter's wedding takes an unexpected turn, life spins out of control, shattering everything he believes in. A dramatic story with memorable characters, Christmas for Joshua tackles the conflicts inherent to interfaith marriage, modern parenting, and religious conflicts.
Livid Blue
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 169,710. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Janko Reinhardt has had a hard life. He was left at a church by his mother when he was six years old. Since then he's been jostled between one bad foster home and another. But that was a long time ago now. He's a young man, but things haven't worked out well. He's dying from AIDS complications and these are the last few months of his life.
Wish You Were Here
Price: Free! Words: 6,980. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Transgressional, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Unable to let go of the past, an office drone seeks to escape the confines of his boring life. From the author of The Bitter End, comes a tale of two lost souls embarking on a transatlantic voyage, drawn together by a burning desire to break free from the unforgiving torment of reality.
The Levantine Lozenge
Price: $4.75 USD. Words: 99,100. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is a story in which one man applies his awareness of US history to illustrate why the USA is locked into its tightest and most embarrassing alliance. How can one man educate the world? Professor Bart Askee tries to show us.