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Birthday Girl
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 114,660. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2009 by Seedpod Publishing. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
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Sixteen-year-old Tracey Burns has been confined to a single room for two years. One night, amid chaotic spring winds, she slips to freedom and inadvertently sets herself on a journey that takes her further away from the one thing she wants most: to find the mother who left her behind.
Game Boy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,870. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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A homage to gaming and gamers, this is a snapshot of the life of James Roach, gaming obsessive, collector and competitor. It's a story about growing old, and falling in love, and feeling as retro and useless as a Phillips CD-i. Essential reading for anyone who has ever played Mario Kart, Bomberman, Robotron, Soul Calibur or Katamari Damacy.
The God Maker: How God Became God
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,310. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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A moving and delightful story of self-discovery that weaves humankind's desire to understand Who am I? into a creative journey certain to expand our imagination into places heretofore unimagined. The beauty of this novel is also in the author's ability to introduce the complexities of philosophy through a wise and poignant tale about a man who loses everything...and finds himself.
The Match
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 77,890. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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One of the wealthiest men on earth is near death and when the super rich are dying there is no shortage of jackals and hyenas waiting to feast on the carcass. But then a miracle arrives that can possibly, possibly, save the billionaire’s life and powerful forces are suddenly unleashed: Hate...Vengeance...Greed... Fear... Forgiveness.... Memory....Murder....Love. Something has to give!
The Year We Finally Solved Everything
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Price: Free! Words: 54,620. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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The global economy is in tatters not because of humanity’s faults but because of its accomplishment. The country of Shan Won, a small island state off the coast of China, has cured all of our ills, and like a black hole, a piercing singularity of perfection, it’s sucking the world dry of its stability and leadership and power.
Drums: a Novel
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Price: Free! Words: 58,150. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Told from a drummer's point of view, Drums: a Novel chronicles a small-time 80s rock band's run at making it big-time. The story moves from San Luis Obispo to Lake Tahoe, where the band chases the ultimate gig. Drums celebrates those musicians who achieve commercial success, as well as the 99.99% who give it their all, only to fall short from attaining mega record deals and glitz-glam fame.
The Demise of the Soccer Moms
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 91,300. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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A suburban neighborhood is upended when a single mother saunters onto the school playground. Her Doc Marten boots, tight T-shirts, and in-your-face attitude stir up buried fears and sexual anxiety. In the dark corners of her home, a woman battles crippling memories that threaten to destroy her family. A suspicious death forces her best friend to make a choice between marriage and friendship.
Litany
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 77,030. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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When a street girl with attitude meets an itinerant old gardener named Rose, sparks begin to fly, fanned by clashing aesthetics, defenses, and denial into a conflagration of misunderstanding that births an awkward and pragmatic partnership. It's Chicago,1968, and these two and a woman librarian,unaware of the cultural upheaval around them, are as affected as the beach is by the tide.
Don't Clean the Aquarium - Volume I in the Complete Works of Jeffrey Osier
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,280. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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This book comprises some of the author's earliest and most memorable stories. Often touted as a successor to Lovecraft, and compared to Thomas Ligotti, Osier's work is dark, surreal, and guaranteed to leave you with images that will haunt you long after you finish reading.
The Dancer's Spell
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 51,420. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Mata Hari casts a spell upon Europe and rouses a dormant one over a childhood friend whose shock at seeing her dance upends his world.
Homegrown Muse
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Price: Free! Words: 99,390. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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In this controversial novel, you'll meet Lyssa Smith, a woman trying to maintain a code of ethics in the cutthroat business of land development. When she stands up to a greedy developer, the truth about her offbeat family comes out, shattering her veneer of normalcy—and her dreams for the future. Her best chance to remake herself lies with Dane Callicott, a man with secrets of his own.
Momentary Mother
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,410. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2011 by Whitepoint Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Los Angelena Lulu Rosetti, a thirty-three year old word processor and tarot reader, is urgently summoned by her mother to her New Jersey childhood home to help Lulu's only sibling, a younger sister, recover from a vitamin-induced suicide attempt. Over the course of Lulu's one week stay with her too-close family, she's sure that moving to California was the right thing to do.
Moondrops & Thistles
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 156,730. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
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Daws is a stalwart soldier entrenched in his work. Deanna is a fiery spirit on a mission. Love. Honor. Trust. Sacrifice.
Kane
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Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 81,040. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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From the emotional story of one family's struggle with rural poverty, pain and loss, the unequal power of beauty, the pits of despair and the longing to escape comes Kane, a beautifully crafted and poignantly told tale of patience and perseverance, of love and understanding and the difficulty of growing up when destitution is knocking on the door.
End of Summer
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 70,280. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2011 by WordCrafts Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
A young boy. An old man. And a journey of the heart. End of Summer is a poignant, literary novel that explores the mysteries of life, love and death through the eyes of a nine year old boy...interpreted by the man he grew to be.
They Had Goat Heads
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,710. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2011 by Grindhouse Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
D. Harlan Wilson. Egg raids. Hog rippers. Monk spitters. Clotheslines. A mind blowing collection of fiction.
Matadors
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 49,340. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Michael Norton is nearly 40 and obsessing over the past. What starts out as a night of catching-up with his college roommate quickly spirals out of control. Secrets are revealed, militant vegans attack, stoners philosophize about videogames, and Michael will find himself with a pierced college student who will either save him or expose the boiling sea of crazy he’s trying to suppress.
Where the HeArt is
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 54,070. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
(4.00 from 1 review)
Will travel fix Ann's broken life? Suddenly bereft of both partner and job, Ann needs to find a new direction. Connecting frayed threads of family and finding herself in what she calls "art events" in America is rewarding, but no preparation for the totally unexpected—in more ways than one—things that happen in London. Ann returns home to New Zealand both shaken and stirred.
Stillbird
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Price: Free! Words: 57,480. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2012 by The Wessex Collective. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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From the strangling of a midwife perceived to be a witch in Scotland in the 1880s to thwarted love and the tragedy of incest in West Virginia during the depression thence to Denver on the eve of the sixties, accurate history is enhanced by elements of magical realism in this tale of five generations that is as ancient as the Greek tragedies and as modern as the daily news.
What Lies Buried
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Price: Free! Words: 97,570. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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A story of family secrets and misunderstandings, and the way in which they impact down the generations. Walter Blake's death brings a flood of memories to his two daughters. There is the question of what Walter and his wife buried in the garden. The notion of things being buried is also a metaphor for all kinds of issues including, art fraud, family feuds, and holocaust survival.