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The Rainbow Horizon - A Tale of Goofy Chaos by Karen S. Cole
Price: Free! Words: 125,830. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 3 reviews)
This 1980s tale of the Pacific Northwest concerns when friendship isn't a distant machine. It features one central gay male character, searching for his roots. It's also about four 25 to 45 year old geniuses -- one Black, two brown, one white. Racism is blasted soundly, while sexism is promoted. Not the bad kind; the type where you get ahead in life...and not much of anywhere else.
The Coronation of Napoleon I by Steve Weinberg
Price: Free! Words: 13,060. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 3 reviews)
If a tree falls in a forest and no one hears it, does it make a sound? When Napoleon crowned himself Emperor, the magnitude of the spectacle was evident to every witness. But did it matter to, let us say, the Siberian farmer who died shortly thereafter, never hearing of the day? This story of Napoleon’s coronation blends philosophy and history to answer the most profound of existential questions.
Kaleidoskop za uspavanku by Negoslava Stanojević
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 32,230. Language: Serbian. Published: December 28, 2015 by TrueDesignSR. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Romance » Short stories(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Zbirka priča „Kaleidoskop za uspavanku“ je skup priča koje su, po proceni autora i po komentarima čitalaca, najviše dotakle njihovu dušu. Bilo time što su u njima izazvale neke možda davno potisnute emocije, bilo da su ih naterale da se zamisle, da se nasmeju ili rasplaču, bilo time što su im pomogle da dođu do odgovora za kojima su dugo bezuspešno tragali.
The Gifts We Keep by Katie Grindeland
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,350. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 2 reviews)
"The Gifts We Keep" is the story of a family forever changed by the arrival of a young Native Alaskan girl. As they come together, new alliances are forged and old secrets are forced to the surface, weaving together questions of identity, forgiveness, and the bravery it takes to open our true selves to the ones we love.
Jalapeno Park by Lee S Holt
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,570. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 2 reviews)
It's been said life is lived and that old age is not for the weak. When Arthur Donamann and Timothy Thornton meet for their weekly outing, and play checkers, we glimpse into the world of Past, Present, and Future. Their lives might parallel our own in many ways as they struggle to recall how life really unfolded: testing their ability to remain relevant to each other, and to their future life
Cycles of Udaipur by David Brookes
You set the price! Words: 96,100. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary(5.00 from 2 reviews)
When young Raj hits a cow with his motorcycle, little does he know that he has started a chain reaction that will obliterate his close-knit group of friends. Mariam is a Muslim artist forbidden to paint Hindu deities. Her paramour Shiv aches to be a politician in a city ruled by gangland overlords. And lovelorn Vansh finds himself sucked into a mystical vortex from which his mind may not recover.
The Mannequins Are More Real Than You by James Knight
Price: Free! Words: 13,120. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Sometimes the mannequins get behind my eyes I feel them tugging the strings of my nerves playing with my mechanisms They make themselves at home in the lumber room of my skull James Knight's latest collection of poems and prose poems takes the reader to the other side of the mirror, where the Bird King reigns and mannequins are more real than people.
Frost by David Rose
Price: Free! Words: 2,400. Language: American English. Published: May 18, 2016 by Two Moons Books. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This is a short story about love and frost, family and healing. A father and daughter in a small mountain town suffer the impact of a bitter snowstorm.
Rising Litera - July 2016 by Rising Litera
Price: Free! Language: English. Published: July 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Rising Litera is a monthly themed literary magazine which features poems, Article, interesting stories and Columns. Theme for the July issue is "RECESS".
Nazar by Andrew Kooman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,160. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The award-winning short story by Andrew Kooman, winner of the 2004 Hobson Prize for Fiction. A young Canadian college student tutors Nazar, a refugee from Afghanistan, in English. Unable to communicate with each other beyond basic words and signs, the young man tries to piece together the story of Nazar’s flight from the Taliban, through Pakistan into Canada.
The Frosted Mirrors by Lidmila Sovakova
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 34,650. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Rinaldo adores his mother and will do anything for her approval. But she is oblivious to all except her cat and her poetry. Fleeing from his mother's indifference he meets Christopher Gray who is doomed to fall in love with them both. This is the first volume of the Gray Saga.
Famous Potatoes by Joe Cottonwood
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,300. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A classic road novel from the 1970s, now an ebook. Willy, a nice boy from the suburbs, is framed for murder and goes on the lam. With hopeful heart and broken balls he joins the people of humble cafes and dusty bars, underground, where life is basic. “An engaging, warm, well-told story of a likable character with a knack for being in the wrong place at the wrong time.”—Publisher’s Weekly
Dead Stone Wake by Caz Zyvatkauskas
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 63,300. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Fantasy » General(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Dead Stone Wake is an imaginative and unforgettable journey into the dawning of intellectual curiosity and violent conflict. We see here the foundation of deductive and scientific reasoning, beautifully interwoven with thoughts and emotions of a single neanderthal. We experience the brutal consequences endured.
Showdown at SunnyView Playground (a short-short) by Michael Crane
Price: Free! Words: 670. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A fight is about to go down at SunnyView Playground. Jimmy Winx is notorious for tormenting third graders, and he has Ralph Flannigan in his sights. Will Ralph fight or flee? Find out in this short-short!
The Ghost Family by Myanne Shelley
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 61,820. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The Ghost Family is a quiet, contemplative portrait of a California family. Laurel and Mion are cousins who grew up close as sisters. But there is an unknown third branch of the family. Their half cousin Jane was raised in communes with her hippie mom. When she stumbles across letters that trace back to her married grandfather’s affair, a generations old secret begins to unravel.
Dead Letters by Mario Milosevic
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,400. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2011 by Green Snake Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Bart’s ghost writing job finds him penning letters from a deceased man to send to his widow. It’s a weird job, sure, but it’s a living. Then one day Bart gets a call. “Is this the place that sends letters from my Max?” and fear strikes at Bart’s soul. What does he do if no one wants his ghost written letters? What is his responsibility to those who have passed on? (short story)
Rain by Leigh K Cunningham
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,330. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A multigenerational family saga that chronicles the lives of three generations of the Wallin sawmilling dynasty. Rain spans four decades and crosses the globe.
The Woodsman by RW Holmen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,670. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Multi-colored splashes of sugar maple leaves carpet the ground, disturbed only by squirrels scrounging for acorns and the woodsman's autumnal pilgrimage to cut firewood. Many happy days of the old man's life were spent in these hardwood hills, and he journeys here each fall with his memories. Spend a day with him and share his life in a day.
A Gift for the Sultan by Geoffrey Fox
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 108,530. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Based on the true history of the siege of Constantinople in 1402 and the battle of Ankara, with a cast of historical figures and fictional composite characters, A Gift for the Sultan is a story of Christians versus Muslims, cosmopolitans versus anti-urbanites, the conflicts within each group, and the surprising complicities between supposed foes.
The History of Rock and Roll in 99 tweets by Andy Szpuk
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 3,470. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A twitter novel. Follow Harry as he rampages through six decades of romance, rock and roll, and mayhem. A story constructed in 99 short chapters, each one 140 characters or less. Harry's story weaves along like a getaway driver from a smash and grab, with the radio blaring. The soundtrack to his life throbs away in the background as you wonder what can possibly happen to Harry next...