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Phantom Strays
Series: Phantom Herd. Price: Free! Words: 57,100. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Were you there when "A Hard Day's Night" opened in America? Remember Wolfman Jack? Hit the streets of a desert town circa the '60s and '70s as the teen siblings from A Phantom Herd go mad for the Beatles, dance to rock and roll, and try to give LSD to a cowboy movie star. A zany, nostalgic look at American life in the southwest.
Isolates and Survivors: Stories of Resilience
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,550. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Isolates and Survivors began as a collection of stories about hardy, tenacious people and how they overcome their grueling circumstances. In this collection people endure mental instability, find everything they know to be true is wrong, and yet still reach out tenderly, even though the world hands them stones on their cracked plate.
Chasing Tail
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,270. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A tragic comedy about a young man who confronts the absurdity of a life spent without love. This would benefit from the assessment of a confident editor far enough removed from the influence of current trends to maintain the scope of the piece. But hey, I'm making it available for free, so for now it remains a vertiginous hike through terrain that is variously uncertain, perplexing, and beautiful
Restitution
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,770. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Jake Cooper just wants to go home. It’s been six long years since he lived the peaceful life he loved, the life of a rancher in the young and untamed Texas. Turns out, going home is not that easy. Jake learns, before he can truly come home, he must face his demons from the past, the town’s self-indulgent banker swindled Jake out of the family ranch, and the difficult widow who now owns his ranch.
Christmas for Joshua - A Novel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,990. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Life couldn't be better for Rusty Dinwall--a heart surgeon, amateur pianist, and volunteer synagogue president. But when his daughter's wedding takes an unexpected turn, life spins out of control, shattering everything he believes in. A dramatic story with memorable characters, Christmas for Joshua tackles the conflicts inherent to interfaith marriage, modern parenting, and religious conflicts.
Artless
Price: Free! Words: 83,900. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A ragtag group of young artists, painters, photographers, musicians and writers all collide in an abandoned building downtown with the idea to cobble together their own art gallery out of what little they have available. This book tells the beautiful failures of that idea.
Above the Universe Below
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 107,550. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Artist Carder Quevedo walks a tightrope between worlds in this character-driven festival of strange. Traversing the landmines of everyday life, he finds solace in his art: commemorates bizarre deaths in an alternate universe. When he meets Haika, a beautiful purveyor of art, he's pulled into the limelight.This twisted story asks: what is real, what is family, and just how does art enter our world?
Traveling Light
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,530. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
"Traveling Light" tells the dramatic story of a young woman whose carefully planned future is up-ended by her impulse-buy of a used car. Literary fiction with the pacing and suspense of a thriller, "Traveling Light" features two highly original women protagonists and a setting that readers don’t often encounter in contemporary fiction — the unique American subculture that is I-95.
Wild Horses Don't Stop at Whoa: Poems and Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 51,210. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This startling collection of poetry and stories delves into that longing we all have for wildness, passion, adventure, and the strength to let the past go.
Fragments from the Silent Generation
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,770. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2015 by Western Grebe Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Two Korean War vets, striving to pick up their lives where they left off, find the future has gone on without them; while remembering “The Forgotten War”, they have to create their own future. The time: 1959-1960, the place: Berkeley and Oakland, California. The characters: A beatnik artist and a cab driver poet learn about life and love in a changing world. Who could want for anything more?
Il sogno nel cielo - Storia sulla Terra, sul mare e su Marte
Price: Free! Words: 140,640. Language: Italian. Published: January 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
L’antica storia prese piede dall’astruso piano di voler redigere un libro a mano, dal temperamento insensato e dal senso stemperato. Sotterrato una mattina, il manoscritto fu sottratto e viaggiò per terra, per mare e su Marte...
The Rainbow Horizon - a Tale of Goofy Chaos
Price: Free! Words: 118,080. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
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This book concerns the life lessons you learn when they are still people and not machines yet. It's about four young grownups, in their mid-20s, who are barely working for a living - the most important thing God ever gave mankind - three of them brown or black, one white. Men, women, and the book blasts racism while promoting sexism. Not the bad kind; the kind where you get ahead somehow in life.
Juegos de pluma. Técnicas literarias llevadas al extremo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,880. Language: Spanish. Published: January 2, 2015 by Universidad de Los Hemisferios (Quito, Ecuador). Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
La presente obra recoge una selección de cuentos muy dispares entre sí, cada uno de muy distinto en tamaño, recursos, estilo literario, temática y vocabulario, pero todos conservan algo en común: lo extremo. En cada escrito se utiliza una técnica literaria distinta y se la intenta llevar hasta sus límites. La obra está dividida en tres partes: microrrelatos, géneros poco explorados y cuento corto.
Genesis
Series: Sister Christian. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 85,980. Language: American English. Published: January 1, 2015 by Moon Mistress Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Doctor Richard Mason, borderline alcoholic, drug addict and jaded loner,has just discovered he’s adopted. If that wasn’t enough to shatter his personal reality he’s also ‘inherited’ his physically & mentally challenged sister, Hannah Rice, a girl he hasn’t seen since he was in high school. This is not a "Christian" or "Religious" novel.
Stories From a Lifetime
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 75,230. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2014 by Stones Point Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
"Stories from a Lifetime" is a collection of short stories from World War II veteran Hugh Aaron, who has collected the stories he has written throughout his life, even as he was at war. His stories draw on what surrounded him in his life, and provide an intriguing bit of insight on the changing pace of life.
Caterpillars
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,820. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2014 by Big Buddy Publishing, LLC bigbuddypublishing@gmail.com. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
In a journey of identity, empathy and self-discovery over the course of one eventful week, therapist Laura Boll is about to find out if you walk too far in someone else’s shoes, they just might become yours.
राही मासूम रज़ा और उनके औपन्यासिक पात्र
Price: $1.90 USD. Words: 75,670. Language: Hindi. Published: December 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
इस शोध प्रबंथ में शोधार्थी श्री राकेश नारायण द्विवेदी ने डा राही मासूम रज़ा के व्यक्तित्व के साथ ही उनके उपन्यासों में चित्रित सामाजिक, आर्थिक तथा राजनैतिक चेतना के संवाहक पात्रों का सोदाहरण मूल्यांकन प्रस्तुत किया है । इस क्रम में राही की कथादृष्टि में भी शोधार्थी को उतरना पड़ा है, जिससे अध्ययन और समृद्ध हुआ है । राही ने अपने परिकल्पित पात्रों को जिस तरह प्रस्तुत किया है |
Stephanie's Search
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 62,100. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Stephanie has the personality of a hedgehog and a heart-load of anger over a deformed arm. Doug carries around a load of guilt heavier than all the gear in his Search and Rescue backpack. They both desperately need to find Floyd Bascomb, who has vanished in the Colorado mountains. Their paths will cross like two strands of barbed wire, but perhaps they will find something they weren't looking for.
War in a Beautiful Country
Price: Free! Words: 50,860. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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In this contemplative mystery novel, because death is unknown, life becomes the puzzle. War In A Beautiful Country follows Regina as she is suddenly forced to find her way through a newly dangerous life already rocked by emotional loss and artistic disappointment. An unexpected event, turns everything around.
Angels in Play
Price: Free! Words: 65,150. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Angels in Play tells the story of Niklas Larkin, a bright and articulate first grader, who witnesses the accidental shooting of his best friend. The boy starts a new peace movement by uniting social-media-savvy millennials with senior activists.