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Coffee and Sugar
You set the price! Words: 92,510. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
This is the story of Joao, an uninspiring country boy who moves to a slum in the city with his drunken, violent, preacher father; The Bishop and falls for amiable prostitute named Charity.
The Flowers of Keiwha
Price: Free! Words: 54,340. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
200 K-pop obsessed Japanese girls at a language learning programme in Seoul; transliteration of who said what to who when and where in three languages. a handful of foreign guys? an ex-German with a chip on his shoulder? talking green elephant? minor riff on Yale & Seattle.
La Planta Sagrada
Price: Free! Words: 79,640. Language: Spanish. Published: July 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino, Fiction » Literature » Literary
La planta sagrada se inicia cuando un hippie de Oakland, California, elimina una jeringa de LSD a través de un inodoro previendo una redada policial, y luego sigue su improbable travesía de tres décadas hasta Los Yungas, Bolivia, el cordón umbilical entre los empinados Andes y la extensa Amazonía. La jeringa llega justo a tiempo para afectar la vida de dos norteamericanos que viajaron a La Paz.
Texas MFA
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 91,360. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Adventure » General
Texas once was Mexico, once indigenous land, part of Turtle Island – indigenous descriptor for the continent. Still is. Texas is Latin America, Anglo America, African America, Indigenous America, Asian America. Texas overlaps. Tejas, Teyas – meaning allies, or friends, or possibly "tough guys." What cosmic forces might converge at this point on the old Chisholm cattle trail?
The Jew's Wife & Other Stories
Price: Free! Words: 58,100. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013 by Savvy Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
What do you do when your next-door neighbor is arrested for sexual molestation? How does a dirt farmer from the old country feel about working for a Jewish landsman? The author’s world embraces Catholic convents, risqué Halloween parties and the steamy corridors of New York apartment buildings with equal ease. His observations are penetrating, his voice invites sympathy and understanding.
A Timely Death
Price: Free! Words: 53,700. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
Grace has a gorgeous home in the hills of Southern California, a loving husband and two grown daughters. But just as Grace begins to enjoy her newfound freedom, her kids and grandchildren move back into the house. Then, when her father dies suddenly, she must care for her ailing mother. Grace reaches her emotional brink, and the family is forced to make a controversial decision.
The Taste of Translation
Price: Free! Words: 137,550. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: September 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A Muslim princess learns to die to self, a Christian translator learns there are other ways to write, and a secular exile from the Bosnian War learns to open to her past in order to embrace the future. Across a shifting landscape spanning Europe and North Africa, and bridging more than six centuries, their pilgrimages to the centre of being tell a single story – of what it means to love.
Homefront
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 72,810. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » General
"Homefront...takes on the Iraq War and the complicity of the common citizen. Set in the United States, the story is told through the words and thoughts of one family and some members of their circle. A year after losing their son during the 2003 invasion of Iraq, the novel presents the family’s questions and doubts." -Ron Jacobs, Counterpunch
Forget What You Can't Remember
Series: The Lost and Not Found Universe. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,700. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2009 by Modern Evil Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Featuring a zombie outbreak and a strange sort of doomsday, but really focusing on how coming through those experiences into utopia and freedom effects different people, Forget What You Can’t Remember is an exploration of the human mind under pressure. It’s about relationships, memory, opportunity, and dealing with their loss - and other kinds of loss. A spin-off of Lost and Not Found.
Life on Dearth
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 76,720. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Life in These Incorporated Estates of Dearth.
Splendor from Darkness
You set the price! Words: 389,720. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012 by The Wessex Collective. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
a novel about the North African campaign in World War II and then the French Resistance, but also much more: a novel showing human nature on the edge, how human love can spring up and triumph under the most trying and desperate situations, a novel with well over a hundred characters that display the entire range of human nature all perfectly delineated with telling and convincing detail.
Julia
Price: Free! Words: 139,120. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A love story about Carolyn, her mother Elizabeth, and her grandmother Julia.
I Love You Maggie
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,430. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2008 by zanybooks. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
John Kennedy was President when five young men, one of them white, sat in at a New Orleans lunch counter. Wood came to New Orleans on his motorcycle looking for adventure. The first night, he crashed a hotel wedding reception, hustled a Bourbon Street strip joint, was swept up in a police raid, got a part-time job as an animal caretaker, and met the women of his dreams--all three of them.
The Conquest of Oila
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 59,610. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Adventure » General
Fiction of US militarism in Iraq and greater Oila.
Feallengod: The Conflict in the Heavenlies
Price: Free! Words: 100,450. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Christian » Classical & allegory
Domen, cast upon the island Feallengod, schemes against King Ecealdor—unable to vanquish the distant monarch, he sets out to destroy the people the king loves. As the suffering roils, Ecealdor seems disinterested, the tokens of his love becoming hollow idols. Thereby the battle rages, men and women are drawn into choosing sides, and the islanders await some end to the tragedy that engulfs them.
Ash Cinema
Price: Free! Words: 53,380. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
a novel by edward j. rathke: more information can be found at www.kuboapress.wordpress.com
Días de llamas
Price: $4.63 USD. Words: 181,410. Language: Spanish. Published: May 8, 2010 by Literaturas Comunicacion SL. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Madrid, 1936. Los militares golpistas se han levantado contra la República. Tomás Labayen, juez de instrucción perteneciente a una familia de clase media con raíces militares, vive en un dilema: por un lado su lealtad republicana, por otro sus escrúpulos morales frente a los excesos de los revolucionarios. ¿Qué hacer?
The Fez Journeys On
Price: Free! Words: 56,050. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
After the events of 'The Fez', the Fez-following gang continue their adventures on Glix. Now separated, Dave, the Space Chicken, Fred Jr, Clint and Clein continue their venture across Britain, still bound to their goals by the endlessly fascinating Fez. David Gratton is still at large and, just as the problem fades, a new issue opens up. It seems there are more threats than previously thought...
Telling Tales
Price: Free! Words: 95,810. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012 by The Wessex Collective. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Telling Tales is John Wheatcroft’s latest collection of ten stories that explore the human condition as well as (in the first and last work) the nature of fiction itself. The stories exemply the same qualities that led Jay Neugeboren in a New York Times Book Review to say of an earlier collection, “Mr. Wheatcroft ... gives us tales that are stark and memorable.”
Alone in the Company of Others: A Novel
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 124,690. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2009 by Open Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
With a cast of eccentrics that rivals "The Royal Tenenbaums", ALONE IN THE COMPANY OF OTHERS is about people and their treasured possessions, and the distinctive role that each of us plays as part of a group dynamic. The book questions where each of us essentially exists — within the singular, the plural, or both.