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Carnival - the Dream of the Floating Goat
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,450. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2012 by Calumet. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Reminiscent of Homer’s Odyssey, Carnival – the Dream of the Floating Goat, is a story told in media res. The tale begins at Rio de Janeiro’s Carnival celebration, and oscillates between Rio and small city in central India—Jabalpoor. Our hero, Salunder Siege, is in the midst of realizing his life-long dream of playing a round of golf in the Olympics Games...
They Look Down on Me
Price: Free! Words: 2,020. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
egon yes stars as egon no in this cross-genre poem-story mashup.
The Candlestick Maker
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,680. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
Young Jack Grundy is haunted by a recurring dream, until he discovers what (or who?) waits for him behind the fog. Inspired by a Mother Goose nursery rhyme, Jack follows a dark path that leads him to Covington Woods. There he pursues his dream, only to inhabit a nightmare from which he cannot awake.
The Angels Are Crying
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,720. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Samantha Kingsley woke up this morning with a peculiar sense that things were somehow out of true. And she should. Because the man she loves has seen what could happen today, and he's not sure he knows how to stop it.
An Obedient Servant
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,050. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Melvin is a farm labourer. Olivia, the farmer’s oldest daughter cannot stop humiliating him. A bush war starts between the whites and majority Africans seeking self-rule. Melvin becomes a guerilla. Olivia gets captured by guerillas. They meet again. Melvin now has a chance to exert his revenge. Why does he save her more than once from death? More shocks lie in wait for Olivia.
The Stoat
Price: Free! Words: 2,090. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Set in England, The Stoat is the story of a young man who joins a karate class for his own reasons. He develops a respect and love for his karate instructor. In the end, he must choose between friendship and revenge. The Stoat placed first in the Fiction Division of an annual Writer's Digest Writing Competition and was published in Story Magazine.
Cowboys
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,100. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Celeste spends a romantic evening with a new man. Unfortunately, she finds the encounter less than satisfying. Afterward, when she has returned to her acreage, she breaks in her young stallion. Just when she feels everything is right with her life, her past returns to haunt her.
MAYBE I OUGHT TO SIT QUIETLY IN A DARK ROOM FOR A WHILE
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,140. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A collection of 49 Flash and Micro-Fiction stories that deal with relationships that at first may seem off kilter but on reflection seem more like you're eavesdropping on private lives of friends, spouses and people in the next restaurant booth. You'll want to share these stories with those close to you but, and there's always a but, be careful who you choose.
Off the Rack
Price: Free! Words: 25,580. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2011 by Black Bay Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The ten stories in this volume were all written by men and women who once worked at the Paperback Rack Bookstore in Tallahassee, Florida--one of the best independent new-and-used bookstores in the country. Authors include Helen K. Bailey, Teresa Jones, Jesse Murphree Kemper, Brigette Kinney, P. V. LeForge, Nancy H. Rainey, Len Schweitzer, Shannon Taylor, Stephanie Tillman, and Sara Warner.
Unrealized Ambitions & Other Stories
Series: Novels and Stories, Book 32. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,050. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Educational
“People like you have beaten me!” said Dolly, and the other patients standing near her began to laugh.
Shabbytown
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,810. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2011 by Rominna Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
A tawdry life in shabbytown can be fun for only so long. A man goes from woman to woman, loving and leaving, cheating and lying, waiting for the one that will give him the family and stability he needs. A pastiche of Raymond Caver's style, this short novel answers the question, "If Carver had written a novel, what would it be like?" Well, it might just be like this.
Der Rachen des Löwen
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,020. Language: German. Published: December 29, 2011 by S.Back agency for hungarian literature. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Thurzós schriftstellerisches Gesamtwerk wird mit dem von Graham Green verglichen. Beide verbindet starke Sensibilität für die moralische Verantwortung der katholischen Kirche.
The Liar
Price: Free! Words: 4,590. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A whimsical exercise in paradox and duality with a touch of mystery and a hint of the paranormal thrown in.
Matadors
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 49,340. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
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.
Scraps of Infinity
Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 64,240. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Creation and hypocrisy. Eternity starts here. Book written in fifteen 14-hour days in October 2011. 9th book by Ray Reigstad.
Contessions - Ten Fragments
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,130. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The highlights of a woman's life are presented in ten flash fiction pieces you won't soon forget. Each piece is titled after the major emotion (or sometimes vice) portrayed -- Greed, Hate, Love, Happiness, Shame, Impotence, Pride, Longing, Fear, and Compulsion. LOVE, PRIDE and FEAR were first published in THE MALAHAT REVIEW; and HAPPINESS originally appeared in THE ANTIGONISH REVIEW.
The Sheets
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,330. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Sheets is the story of a young woman's response to spousal abuse. Celeste sees sheets floating, suspended from her bedroom ceiling. "Some were cotton, some flannelette: striped, floral, plain white or pastel. They waved as if there were breezes in the room, fluttered like tiny fingers blown up huge and stripped of their bone, the way you pull tail skins from the vertebrae of rodents.
Hold On
Price: Free! Words: 2,120. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A short story about love and ambition. 'Hold On' won first prize in the Federation of BC Writers Literary Writes competition.
The Terminator of Love
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,110. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2011 by Mendicant Bookworks. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
He's Baaaaack! Mendicant Bookworks presents literary short fiction from Emmy winner Ben Tanzer.
Све моје радости и туге
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 54,380. Language: Serbian. Published: December 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Приче за све узрасте и сва животна доба