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I'll Give You Something to Cry About: A Gathering of Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,380. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2011 by Queen's Ferry Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
TO BE held in cupped hands and passed around with wonder, the storied worlds of I’ll Give You Something to Cry About constitute a grouping born of spellbinding cosmic dust. Once more assuming the mantle of Story’s guardian, Corey Mesler sets to work at not only protecting and preserving, but pondering, playing, prodding, and perambulating within the bounds of narrative creation and exhaustion.
The Tranquillity Project
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 126,970. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
The price of peace is high in the post-war British zone of 2042. The female government, led by Verity Wood, blames male aggression for the devastating Final War, which has resulted in a shrunken world divided between secular West and clerical East. In the British Zone, women are in control and men are marginalized. Tyranny is difficult to maintain, even if it is clothed in a velvet glove.
The Old Man Who Worked at the Cannery
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,640. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is the story of a conversation between a retired cannery worker and someone who just met him. Read how the man reminisces mostly positively about his childhood, moving up to management within the cannery, marriage, children and his more ambivalent and negative thoughts on working class life, drinking, rock and roll hedonism, and the pitfalls of 8-track tapes.
På bänken ska vi andas
Price: Free! Words: 39,610. Language: Swedish. Published: November 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(1.00 from 1 review)
I fönstret ser Elna glimtar av sig själv. Och bänken vid kyrkan dit hon längtar. Där ska hon och Den Ende sitta en dag och andas luft som ingen andats före dem. Men mellan dem och bänken finns sifferbommar, personal - och du.
Moses Trod
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 225,060. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A drama of contrasts where two generations intertwine through the life of one man, encountering music, wealth, women, artists, good times and bad as he struggles to come to terms with life and love, always meaning to leave the world a better place. Beneath this fast flowing story lies Moses, a tramp who wanders the streets and hills. 'It was the hills that made him...'
Of Lion Paw and Tiger Jaw
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,090. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Humans may not be the only animals who crave freedom. In these stories, we enter the minds of thirteen wild creatures and the people interacting with them. No anthropomorphizing here--these beasts may be sentient, but they do not think like us. Whether we encounter an eagle nervous about an approaching photographer or a tiger aching to kill a deer, we step through these pages into an alien world.
Steal Me - flash fiction
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,010. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2011 by Calumet. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A man is visited by a diminutive genie.
Manual de Trigonometria Aplicada
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,210. Language: Portuguese. Published: November 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Literature » Urban
O livro começa com uma misteriosa carta e apresenta-nos a história de um engenheiro que parece ter encontrado na trigonometria e na matemática em geral uma forma muito pessoal de se exprimir e de reflectir sobre a sua própria vida. Esta novela venceu em 2002 o Concurso Literário “Ecos da Memória”.
The Wet Nurse
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 2,180. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2011 by Fario. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
"A distaff does not rule like a sword."
That Final Darkness
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,230. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When two men and a boy take refuge in an abandoned movie theater during a blinding blizzard, the snow will be the least of their worries. First published in Vol 6, Issue 24 of Flash Me Magazine, April 2009.
Jesse's Girl
Price: Free! Words: 14,030. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Jesse spends far more time fantasizing about girls than interacting with them in real life. When a girl in his chemistry class catches his imagination, he’s determined to do something about it. In between his schoolwork, hanging out with friends, and an unusual part-time job, he musters the courage to talk to her. But his newfound infatuation has a past he hadn’t counted on.
Circuitous Lemon Economy
Price: Free! Words: 2,340. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A high school Algebra teacher who owns a small business strives for success in Mexico, but he gets fooled by a boy selling lemons as he crosses the border from Sonora to Arizona.
Literary Lunes Magazine: November 2011 Issue
Price: Free! Words: 16,450. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This month's issue features: Behind the Scenes: Cambria Hebert The perks of Self-Publishing Book Reviews Poetry Palooza Story Time Wacky Writers
Generous Wine
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,690. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2011 by Fario. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
At a wedding party thrown for one of his wife's nieces, an older man is given permission to go off of his normally strict diet. Partaking too heavily of the food and wine, he becomes irascible and is rebuked in public by his wife and daughter. That night, in bed, in which, try as he might, he is unable to find a comfortable position, he has terrifying visions.
Six of One, Half Dozen of Another (Stories & Poem + 1)
You set the price! Words: 25,640. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Stories and poems from a lifetime of writing, with an afterword on their origins.
British Properties, a short story
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,500. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A man donates sperm and later suspects two of his children are married.
Disease Beyond My Practice--Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,060. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
No one can survive a bi-polar universe without a healthy dose of madness. An infectious disease doctor falls in love with a dope addict/real-estate agent. A paranoid schizophrenic decides he must render himself sterile. A meth freak tries to destroy his surgeon with a stolen tank. In these stories, set in today's crazed world, the only way to acquit oneself may be through the insanity defense.
Strottenger and the Mousy Fellow
Price: Free! Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Strottenger sees a familiar face and can't quite place where he's seen this man before. Possibly the first of a series of Strottenger stories.
Siren Song
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,360. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A young widow sits on the beach and contemplates the existence of sirens.
The Purse Snatcher Letters
Price: Free! Words: 16,770. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
a collection by Hugo Cambridge (introduction by Samuel Yost)