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Bully
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,360. Language: American English. Published: February 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Bullying
Sam wants to be free like every regular student at his high school, but he is not. He discovers his humility, and his attempts to escape his bullies are not enough. Daily struggles with life at home and in school yields nothing positive. He is furious with his bully stepfather, and schoolmates.
The Enigmatic Mr. Dawsley
Price: Free! Words: 38,380. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
If an immensely wealthy eccentric chose you out of the blue to become his new companion, would you accept? Thurgood Truman would. On the island of Atlantia, Thurgood Truman has been chosen to accompany Mr. Dawsley, a strange and reclusive, yet exceptionally wealthy man, around the island as he attempts to be more like the common man.
Ready Reference Treatise: Bleak House
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 73 · Study Guides: English Literature, Book 95. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,250. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Literature » Literary
“Bleak House” is one of the most famous novels written by Charles Dickens. It was first published in twenty monthly installments from March 1852 to 1853.
The Lemon Thief's Ex-Wife's Third Cousin
Price: Free! Words: 18,430. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
(4.00 from 1 review)
YOLO. You Only Live Once. Or do you? Maybe there's another you living your own life somewhere else, right now.
The Winds of Astrodon
Price: Free! Words: 10,580. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
Set during the immediate aftermath of the Sandy Hook shootings, the father of a murdered girl retreats into his writing to escape the tragedy. As his story progresses, he realizes he may have a chance to create a better world for his daughter inside the pages of his fantasy novel. As a parent of a child the same age as those gunned down in Newtown, I wrote this as a way to explore my understandin
Racconti dalla Galassia Madre
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,300. Language: Italian. Published: January 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Cinque lunghi viaggi in una parte misteriosa e inusuale dell'universo. Lì conoscerai belligeranti plutonidei, indomabili ribelli che combattono contro un disturbante potere di controllo mentale, e non da ultimo mercanti di cervello. Lungo la via incontrerai anche strane creature ingegnerizzate che svolgono un inconsapevole ruolo nella vita e da ultimo coraggiosi esploratori galattici.
Even Pretty Girls Dress for Blind Spots
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,900. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
What do you do when life’s illusions run out? That’s what Dresden Suitzs, powerful government investigator, has to figure out as he tackles his biggest mystery – the strange suicides of the world’s top CEO’s and bankers, which have crippled public confidence in the financial system. But Dresden has other problems -- he’s in love with a dangerous woman who might be behind these mysterious deaths.
Let My RV Go!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,160. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
It’s nearly Passover. Two families are driving to Florida laden with frozen brisket and enough matzah to feed the entire Panhandle. But angst slips onto Pauline Berkovitz’s lap in the form of a package: a mysterious box of matzah with a name but no address. To find the owner, Pauline must veer off course, yet deliver her motley convoy to their destination in time for the Passover Seder.
A Wide and Hollow Sky
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 104,730. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Literature » Literary
After a bomb destroyed the cathedral, Alex Greatwood and his wife fled the city to the only place where they would be safe: the Old Country - a vast and autonomous region of marshes and ancient laws, and Alex's childhood home. Here, his wife must come to terms with the strange nature of the land whilst Alex struggles with traumas of the past and the sins of his present. And who is Roman Thorn?
Taken
Price: Free! Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Epi Martin was an intelligent young girl on the cusp of becoming a mature woman. She enjoyed the nearly unquestioning trust of her mother and the devoted attention of Alfredo, the young man whom she loved and who in turn was entirely taken with her special charms. The future seemed safe and quite certain, until one day of irrevocable change. A short story. (May be unsuitable for some readers.)
Googleplex
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,090. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A young couple discover their home may exist within a computer glitch.
Gordie and Skoot Kill a Bear
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,530. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Two young veterans return to Iraq to reclaim their souls, which fled from their bodies during combat.
Keepsakes
Price: Free! Words: 1,530. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A hoarder is forced to come to terms with the disappearance of her husband by finding something, anything to throw away.
The Watch
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,220. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Eleven-year-old Angel is trying to maneuver her increasingly messy childhood. Her mother's husband hunting, the nuns at school are mean; there's a steady stream of potential new step-parents. There's also her father, Ray. He's an awful parent, but Angel holds out hope that he'll change. The hope grows stronger when he hints of buying her a special gift, one that could transform her entire life.
Perjury and Prose
Price: $1.98 USD. Words: 75,440. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A brain injury ten years ago left Auden with amnesia, Tourette's, and a total change in personality. Today she's a self-help guru hiding a secret addiction that could kill her career. When her sister's life implodes, a devastating family mystery pushes Auden into the spotlight she's been trying to avoid. Now she just wants to get her best friend back- and staying out of prison might be nice, too.
Love Hotel
Price: Free! Words: 73,390. Language: French. Published: January 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Transgressional fiction
Enfermés dans ce love hotel, ils se perdent dans la mécanique de leur amour. Au dehors, le monde devient fou. Le Japon vu à la loupe. À lire comme un mauvais trip ou un pamphlet.
Threefold
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,470. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Threefold is a collection of three unusual short stories by Graham Storrs. In Honkie, a young girl struggles to understand her dying grandmother's life. Seven Keys tells how a young man deals with the terrible aftermath of his brother's death. And The Last Dragon is a rare excursion into fantasy by this author, a bittersweet tale of love and loss and the end of magic.
Onward
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 111,240. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Onward is the dramatic story of James, a recent college graduate, who, seeking one last uninhibited stint, returns to his regular summer job, waiting tables in a tourist town. Subtle, yet simplistic prose, tells of a journey for personal truth and identity, tested by work—the burdened time of dinner rushes, arduous customers, and head nodding with delighted smiles; and play—midday relaxing at the
Virgil's "Aeneid": A Retelling in Prose
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,170. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Literature » Literary
This book is a retelling of Virgil's "Aeneid" in novel form. The "Aeneid" is well worth reading. In addition to being the epic of ancient Rome, the "Aeneid" contains the fullest surviving ancient account of the fall of Troy. It also contains the story of the tragic love affair between Aeneas and Dido, the queen of Carthage—a story that Virgil apparently invented.
Liza Jane No-Name
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,920. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013 by House of Lit. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Placed in the time of the Civil War, this literary short story carries us through darkness into light, as a young black girl finds her power and liberation in an unexpected place.