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Let My RV Go! by Nicole Nathan
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 by David Cameron
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 by Bernard Fancher
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.)
Gordie and Skoot Kill a Bear by James Renner
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.
The Watch by Moonbeam McQueen
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 by Sophie Olsen
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 by Serge Cassini
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 by Graham Storrs
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 by Bart Bultman
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 by David Bruce
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 by Alyce White
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.
Last Class by Emkay Scott
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,800. Language: Canadian English. Published: January 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Last Class is a comedic novel about lust and love, authority run amok, and teenage rebellion. A gay high school student launches a multimedia protest against narrow-minded teachers, his tranquilized monkey classmates, and a totalitarian high school principal. The protest snowballs into a full-fledged rebellion that rockets a tiny town from obscurity into the bizarre glare of unwanted stardom.
Literary Lunes Magazine- January/February 2013 Issue by Literary Lunes Publications
Price: Free! Words: 9,120. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Welcome to the first issue of 2013! We have lots of advice from what writers really hate, to tips to consider before publishing. Wacky Writers is back, and so is Behind the Scenes! We also have Book reviews from Lunar Reviews, Terra-Firma and Ashley Laura. Enjoy!
Cell Phones Evolved by Ryan Lee
Price: Free! Words: 1,040. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2013. Categories: Essay » Technology, Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is a short creativity essay, using fictional dialog/setting. The topic is about how cell phones evolved. However, the purpose was to incorporated creative fictional dialog into a non-fiction essay. I did that to make the essay more interesting to me.
The Front Porch by Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,280. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Front Porch: the place, literal or figurative, where Americans watch the world go by. Journalists help expand America’s front porch to a worldwide stage. They put on a pretty face and soften the blow of ugly news. They must hold the line between “need to know” and “too much information.” But at what cost, when the horrors of the world become just another day at the office?
Conversations at Night by George W Parker
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,460. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Life, Art, and Civilization; Arkansas style. Part 1 - (1965-1974) Drugs, Sex and Violence. Part 2 - (1972-1974) A man wants to be remembered. Part 3 - (Before 1965) Profiles in Courage.
Age In A Time Of Insanity and Other Short Stories by Glorianne Hajdu
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,820. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
21 upbeat tales of choice and challenge. A telepathic plea from an abused, isolated woman -- the impending theft of the assets and freedoms of an 89 year old nursing home resident -- the struggles of a young divorcee sheltering a frail musician -- and more are within these pages.