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Sketches of An Apartment House by J.F. Salerno
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,670. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Urban
An alpine cowgirl, a weary wanderer, a minor league baseball star, car sales man and wife, a priest, a struggling family, and an artist, living in a post-industrial American industrial city. This darkly comic series of vignettes weave together abstract portraits of an apartment building's residents in Troy, New York.
Nothing Goes Away (Short Stories) by Angela Amman
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,190. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2012 by Bannerwing Books. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 1 review)
“Nothing ever goes away until it has taught us what we need to know.” ~ Pema Chodron Angela Amman's debut collection of short fiction delves into the private shadows of three very distinct relationships. For these three women, there are lessons to embrace before they can release the turmoil which holds them back from hope.
The Changing Seasons by PT Dilloway
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 81,090. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012 by Planet 99 Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Because of a tragic birth defect, Floyd Jensen has steered clear of love. Then he runs into the beautiful Abby and his entire life changes. Over four seasons, Floyd will discover both the joy and the heartache of love.
Seasons of Ordinary Time by Robyn Marie Butt
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,080. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Western
By times compassionate, brave, and humorous, this bright and poetic collection roams from a little country girl to the urban party crowd, from rural teenagers’ drunken exploits to a Trappist monk – culminating in a connected series of longer stories about Beatrix Chambers, a young artist learning about love, aging, and most of all, about the meaning of family.
Life's Penance, the first Novella of Millennial Row by Keith F. Shovlin
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 39,740. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2012 by aois21 publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Lincoln Burke is at a crossroads in his life. He isn't ready to take the next step with his longtime girlfriend Lise Phillips, and his job is nothing but a dead end. After his friend Rick Bestest ends up in the hospital, his married friends separate, and a family emergency dares to call him back north, he must make a decision of a lifetime.
Finn by John Blandly
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,380. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Sure, the Irish took over politics in Orange County, Southern California, long ago. We all know that--and inside politics--the winning and losing--it still goes on. So, if there is another Finnegan--another wake--that should come as no surprise.
Sanctified by Joseph Edwards
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,730. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literary collections » American / General(5.00 from 1 review)
The people of a county in the southern Appalachian highlands have looked to Judge Jonathan Steadings to administer justice and keep the peace among the Cherokee, the Negroes, and the white folk on their mountain for more than two decades, but when a prominent member of the community commits an unspeakable evil against a young black musician, the judge cannot give the people the justice they seek.
Byuck by Theric Jepson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,350. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2012 by Strange Violin Editions. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A deeply weird romance set on one of the most conservative college campuses in the country, BYU, “where all the babes are hotties and the ice cream grows on trees.” In a place where both angst and premarital sex are verboten, two visionary returned missionaries will defy the odds to pen a rock opera about the ultimate quest for the twentysomething Mormon male: avoiding matrimony.
Ghost Romances by Timothy Dugdale
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2012 by Atomic Quill Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
This trio of short stories plays with romance both as a subject and a literary genre. Timothy Dugdale wrote these tone poems as "first takes," over a span of three consecutive days.
Billingstad by Gavin William Wright
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,430. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2012 by Favourite Colours. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Urban(5.00 from 1 review)
A man and a woman share a final painful goodbye on a local train; a short story about the final moments of a relationship: a return, a secret, a reality.
Delirifacient by Trist Black
Price: Free! Words: 87,390. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Dostoevskii's 'Crime and punishment' as palimpsest for a novel writing aggressively against itself and its own species, a novel of a young man ruled by accidie who brings to late 19th century Russia the true teaching of nihilism
The Ice Cream Vendor's Song by Laura McHale Holland
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,370. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction(4.07 from 15 reviews)
The Ice Cream Vendor's Song introduces a new side of Laura McHale Holland, whose memoir, Reversible Skirt, won a silver medal in the 2011 Readers Favorite book awards. In this richly nuanced collection of very short fiction, the author tilts the everyday and spins characters in surprising directions, revealing worlds haunting yet tender, all rendered with emotional clarity and exquisite prose.
Not a Ghost Story by AM Kirkby
Price: Free! Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A young professional finally finds the apartment she's been looking for. But she can't seem to turn it into a home. And then strange things start to happen. But this is not a ghost story. Or is it?
The White Cat by Ariella Cohen
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 4,520. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Christian » Contemporary
Two stories of love and inspiration. In 'Matchmaker' animal shelter littermates are reunited when their human parents fall in love, while 'The Memory Garden' reminds us that we honor the dead most profoundly not only by remembering, but by rebuilding.
Literary Lunes Magazine-November/December 2012 by Literary Lunes Publications
Price: Free! Words: 17,440. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - multi-author, Fiction » Literature » Literary
The final issue of Literary Lunes Magazine Volume 2 is here! Volume 3 will be live in the beginning of January 2013. Featured in this issue are poems, short stories including the latest installment of The Cassandra Serafine Chronicles, interviews, and book reviews.