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Flash Fiction for the Cocktail Hour - Volume 2
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Price: Free! Words: 9,590. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
For a taste of Cathryn Grant's Suburban Noir fiction - psychological suspense meets psychological horror - try this 2nd collection of 11 Flash Fiction stories.
The Driver's Guide to Hitting Pedestrians
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 22,740. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2011 by Atlatl Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A pocket guide to the 23 most painful things in life by the most well-adjusted man in the universe.
The Wolf Tree
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,570. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2011 by Foremost Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Why has Michael Manning left his big-city medical practice and retired early to a farm in rural Maine? And has he really--as viewed by Lesley Jordan, an attractive nurse in nearby Winchendon--reneged on his implied agreement to help his fellow man? An unexpected series of adventures arise as Michael tries to settle into his new community...
The Hardest Word
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Price: Free! Words: 9,750. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Does the banking crisis make you feel angry, frustrated and powerless? Perhaps it’s time you did something about that feeling. You could, for example, kidnap a banker. On second thoughts, don’t do that - try reading this short story instead.
Basura para dos
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,710. Language: Spanish. Published: November 24, 2011 by Literaturas Comunicacion SL. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Un periodista pasa un año en el Oeste de los EE.UU realizando una serie de reportajes. Regresa a Madrid y en menos de 24 h dos mujeres aparecen en su vida y en su casa. Días que se hacen largos en un invierno frío. La novela vive el momento, el instante de las relaciones de esas dos mujeres con el periodista, mientras él nos va contando su experiencia americana a través de un diario...
Hard Living Easy
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,680. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2011 by Melange Books, LLC. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is the 1950s. Lorenzo revolts against the “American dream”. Lilly embraces it. She marries for security and social position. The years go by until these two lost lovers stumble upon a chance to find happiness together. But human complexities reveal two people unable to compromise for their love for each other.
Edible Ida
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,400. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2011 by Melange Books, LLC. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Set between the seedy, sordid San Francisco Tenderloin, and the posh, upscale mansions of the rich, Edible Ida is a story of despair, rage, irony, humor and ultimately happiness. Joe Blitz and his young family desperately need a way out; Ida Buchanan, feisty and rich with a bloodsucking family, needs a friend. Fate brings them together; camaraderie and respect forge their bond.
The Value of Grey
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 880. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
To see beyond the trinity of primary colors that light our world, one must be comfortable living on the margins of morality. Only then does grey come alive as the merging of all colors and the absence of any. Would you be comfortable in such a landscape? Would your partner?
Love in Japan: Coming Clean and Four More Ways of F**king Up
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 97,960. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2011 by Knights Hill Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A collection of novellas about women on the wrong side of the world. Felicity Savage's LOVE IN JAPAN draws on the author's experience as an expat in Japan to paint devastating portraits of five women grappling with a foreign culture and their own desires. From a grotty Tokyo hostess club to the hinterlands of China, LOVE IN JAPAN lays bare the seamy underbelly of the Far East. Length: 360 pages.
Losy ludzkie – nowe opowieści wigilijne
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Price: Free! Words: 4,180. Language: Polish. Published: November 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Amalia: Wśród korespondencji, która napłynęła do mnie po wydaniu książki „Lovefool”, nadeszło wiele mejli z opisem ludzkich losów. Niejednokrotnie poruszały mnie poszczególne sprawy. Z tego wszystkiego powstało kilka opowiadań, z których wybrałam trzy dotyczące Polski. Resztę opowiadań zbiorę jeszcze, bo są zbyt luźne.
Consciousness Raising
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Price: Free! Words: 5,970. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A young girl who endures a badgering at a consciousness raising foolishly marries a scolding, caustic husband.
The Spirit of Harlem
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,030. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2011 by Knights Hill Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Shizuka Nishino, a young Japanese artist, is starving herself in a grotty Harlem apartment. When you've got love, who needs food? In an unwanted intervention, her brother's girlfriend, an American ex-artist, takes matters into her own hands. Her quest to save Shizuka's life brings the conflict between the two women to a head, and reveals the true cost of throwing away your dreams. 72 pages.
Expiration Date & Other Stories
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,730. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Social detachment and intrigue with the absurd are captured in Manipulating Irony, Expiration Date, The Cheesecake, Finding Cat Stevens, Name Games, Mr. Baxter, and Meccaroni. Wdowicki (v’dovitski) conveys her disparate experiences growing up in Wisconsin, and residing in Japan, Indonesia, and Dubai. Influences include Camus, Voltaire, Mishima, and O'Connor. Cover Painting by Beverly Shipko NY
Divide and Take
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 60,920. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Angry protesters, reports of an outbreak of stray dogs, and being forcibly removed from the closet are the issues Sarah Polsky faces in the book Divide and Take. It’s the story of what happens within a small town in Minnesota going through economic hardship. Unfortunately, the choices made by residents may make the town’s water supply permanently disappear.
Wandering the Earth: A Selected Stories Sampler
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Price: Free! Words: 24,490. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A selection of short stories by Michael Bryson, showcasing the author's disparate reach and contemporary voice.
War Medal/Behind the FAT CHANCE - 2Shot#3
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 7,120. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Two more short stories by Pushcart and Best-of-the-Web nominee Hosho McCreesh.
Judas, the Son
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 65,570. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
What’s in a name? For Judas Thomas, named after the infamous betrayer, a great many things. For centuries, Judas Iscariot has been the most despised figure in Western Civilization. For a boy born in 1970, his greatest obstacle is not his conception by a violent rape or his upbringing in a Catholic orphanage nor his mixed race. His greatest challenge is his name: Judas, after the famed betrayer.
The Great White Kings
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Price: Free! Words: 9,580. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A look at the past. A look at the present. A look at the future. How greed and bigotry lead a nation to ruin.
Losing Face
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,430. Language: American English. Published: November 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Losing Face 11 short stories for to enjoy with mystery, intrigue, humor, twists, horror, drama, science fiction, fantasy, and murder. The title story will pull you and and make some twists and turns that will surprise you. The other 10 stories will give you more twists as you read and enjoy the book.
Kleine Leviathan
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,920. Language: Dutch. Published: November 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Johannes Kamerinks neergang wordt een drama van mythische proporties en alomvattende betekenis. Kleine Leviathan is gebaseerd op de lotgevallen van Abraham Mag(g)aris, een historische figuur.