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The Chiropractor's Assistant
By Barry Rachin
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 98,600. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Epistemology - When Ronda Wickford, the assistant manager of Brandenburg’s ShopRite Supermarket, inadvertently hires a middle-age man with a PhD in philosophy to run the fresh produce department, weird things begin to happen. As events unfold, she learns a thing or two about Wittgenstein’s linguistic theories, common decency and how to fix a leaky faucet.
Prometheus Fit To Be Tied
By Paul Hawkins
Price: Free! Words: 89,830. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
0.25 star(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Recounting 1939, the birth of a superpower, the twilight of a mostly rural America, and the misbegotten adventures of the last man in the world to know everything except what to do with himself. Comedy, romance, and drama unfold when a dissipated millionaire returns from Europe to his childhood home just in time to interfere with a rural electrifcation project and reawaken the town's old secrets.
The Pearl Harbor That Didn't Happen
By Gene Parola
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,790. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
This collection of short stories is set in Hawai'i and each reveals the Islands at a particular time in the Twentieth Century as they grew out of the near slavery of the plantations and into the rich multicultural society they are today. Some of the stories are not pretty, some are picturesque, some are contemporary and too true for comfort. The author has been monitoring Hawaiian life since 1952.
Bodonis
By John Blandly
Series: Felicity Jones, Literary Secret Agent, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,740. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Gorgeous literary agent Felicity Jones brings author Giusepe Visconti to the renowned Italian publishing house, Bodonis, only to have an editor tear into Giusepe's novels, unmercifully criticizing every detail of each book right to his face.
Simple Things
By Eric Bergstrom
Price: Free! Words: 4,760. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.00 from 1 review)
A cozy bumpkin comforter. A reformed prostitute returns to her hometown roots of dusty roads and catapulted pumpkins, and finds the courage to believe in goodness. Story # 2 in the Cozy Bumpkin series.
Fun with Dick and Jane
By Barry Rachin
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,230. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Dick wants fun. He has no dog. He has no cat. No Spot. No Puff. But he has a plan. See Dick board the plane. See Dick fly away. Far, far away. Hello happiness! Goodbye Jane
Vestal Review Issue 36
By Mark Budman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,770. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Issue 36 of Vestal Review, a flash fiction magazine.
Charactered Pieces: stories
By Caleb J. Ross
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,640. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2011 by OW Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 5 reviews)
These are stories of hope amid the Zoloft and bar tabs that cushion our crumbling lives.
Lust Games: An Essay on Honor A Novel
By B Schiff
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 58,090. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Cynical chiselers, power hungry bastards,low rent power vacuums. Lust driven temptresses. Besotted clowns. Worlds in flux. Integrity. Victory. Lovers. A muse. Honor; the wicked master. Redemption, the tough and unforgiving act. Lust; the wicked mistress. Legacies. Paradise lost. Happy little gnomes scamper about the rivers and eddies of rancid muses,fallen idols,decrepit absence of godly wonder
The Excess Road
By Joshua Jones
Price: Free! Words: 88,630. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
In The Excess Road paths to wisdom diverge on the campus of Wessex College where you can find a good education and good party but you can also lose your mind like Joaquin Chandler.
Persisting
By Roa Lynn
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,910. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Kate Lawrence, an aspiring poet and book editor in New York, falls in love with Sérgio, a Brazilian diplomat who overwhelms her with his intelligence, charm and high culture. Her father and her friends are worried: "I've seen this play before, Catherine," he says, "and so have you." This story is a prequel to the novel Farewell Rio.
Chroniques de Galadrie, tome 1 : la famille Dolack, le clan Arthas et les princes Mélia
By Pauline Sarélot-Le Floc'h
Series: Chroniques de Galadrie. Price: Free! Words: 39,060. Language: French. Published: January 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
De nos jours, dans un petit pays imaginaire moderne et fantaisiste, plusieurs membres de la famille royale disparaissent mystérieusement. La plus jeune fille du roi se lance à la poursuite des ravisseurs et découvre, tout en menant son enquête, que les grandes familles princières censées lui apporter de l’aide ont bien des choses à cacher…
Remembrance of Things to Come
By Mario Milosevic
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,360. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2011 by Green Snake Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Two strangers meet on a train. One knows the future. The other wants to forget the past. Together they will find and cherish the most important moments of their lives.
Dominance Games: An Essay on Power A Novel
By B Schiff
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,770. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A Novel....An essay on Power.....Truth floats through gauzy mists. Cynicism is wrapped in soft cloth. There is fear, intimidation, loss. There is ecstasy, the traps of history, of identity, of territory, of belief. There is passion. There is wisdom. There are kills. Histories with long roots, many mothers, unyielding fathers. Mean and lust are tempo. Winners win. Losers do not.
The Fullness of the Void
By R. L. Copple
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,800. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2011 by Ethereal Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Each grieves for a departed loved one in their own way. But Jack wasn't prepared for how his six-year-old son, Davy, would react to his mother's death.
Gandhi's Goat
By Barry Rachin
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,840. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Mrs. Chowdhary named her youngest daughter after Saint Theresa, the Little Flower of Jesus. Unfortunately, Terry has more in common with Attila the Hun than her nineteenth century namesake.
Un tabou vieux comme le monde
By Pauline Sarélot-Le Floc'h
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,710. Language: French. Published: January 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Au lycée Oscar Wilde, quatre jeunes profs déjantés laissent volontairement courir le bruit qu'ils flirtent avec leurs élèves de Terminale dans le seul but de pimenter la vie quotidienne du bahut. Mais cette année, un coup de foudre va réellement se produire entre l'un des profs et son élève. Va-t-il briser ce tabou vieux comme le monde, au risque de voir les rumeurs se retourner contre lui ?
The Road Much Traveled
By Henri Bauhaus
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,800. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Living in Vancouver in the summer of '73 was easy. So much so, that Mark McCloud was reluctant to leave the Canadian city for a long hitchhiking sojourn across the continent. However, September was drawing near and educational obligations in New York City necessitated the young man's departure. This short story details the young traveler's first leg of the journey, a day that he will never forget.
Al Ttansou
By Yehoshua Andrews
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 5,990. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Al Ttansou is sick of mediocrity. Al Ttansou is a slave to loud ringing appliances. Al Ttansou is sick of wife and Al Ttansou is sick of his life. But today, something is going to change.
Rage !
By G Lusby
Price: Free! Words: 56,120. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Jay Carlton has everything in life going for him; he's handsome, sixteen with his own car, the star running back for his high school football team, and a beautiful cheerleader to call his own. His life may seem perfect to everyone around him but is it really? He has spent his entire childhood cringing at the sounds of his mother being verbally and physically abused by his father. Will he be next?