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Chasing Tail
Price: Free! Words: 107,270. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
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
Permanent Spring Showers
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 173,170. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2015 by 5 Prince Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Sexy, funny, and very surprising, Permanent Spring Showers is the tale of one very memorable springtime and how it impacts a group of unique artists and dreamers.
The Pizza Dough King
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,580. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Pizza Dough King serves twelve slices through the life of Dino Parelli as told in his own words and thoughts. We follow him on an emotional ride through a life of challenges, successes, tragedies and conflicts, a life with much to be thankful for and much to regret, yet a life anchored by an enduring love.
Restitution
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,770. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
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 » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
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 » Fantasy » Urban
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 » Coming of age
"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 » Poetry » Spiritual
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: 118,130. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
This 1980s tale of the Pacific Northwest concerns what you discover when friendship isn't a distant machine. It's about four promising 25 to 45 year old geniuses -- plus a plethora of working background souls -- one Black, two brown, one white. Racism is blasted roundly, while sexism is busily promoted. Not the bad kind; the type where you do get ahead in life...and not much of anywhere else.
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 criticism
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.
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 » Women's fiction » General
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 |
A New Beginning
Price: Free! Words: 166,240. Language: British English. Published: December 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
1946 brought about a new era. It was also the year the cold-war began. But there was another battle closer to home: the proposed Bill for a National Health Service. The Bill, when passed, would, for the first time, give free medical care to each and every man, woman and child in Britain.
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
(5.00 from 1 review)
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 » Women's fiction » General
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.