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Billie Budd - Regendered
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,070. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Herman Melville’s classic novella rewritten with all the characters regendered. Now read the story set aboard a ship, crewed and captained entirely by women! The exceptionally handsome Billy Budd is pressed into service aboard the English warship Indomitable. There, she quickly adapts to her new surroundings without complaint, soon making friends and admirers of her fellow sailors and officers on
Сенките на Невидимите Кучета
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 43,580. Language: Bulgarian. Published: July 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
В тези разкази “не всичко, което дирим, е небе отгоре и път отпред… Всеки има своята рана. За едни това е някогашната им бедност. За други – униженията, които са изпитали, за трети просто болестта или нещастието.”
Tahrir
Price: Free! Words: 86,520. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Literature » Literary
“Tahrir” is a historical novel about Egyptian revolution. It’s a story about people who strive for changes and protest against the authorities. Set in the midst of the struggle to overthrow Egyptian Dictator Hosni Mubarak, it speaks not just of the struggle for freedom, but of the many individual and very different lives that united to enable it.
Η Κόκκινη Νύχτα
Price: Free! Words: 72,640. Language: Greek. Published: July 11, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Το 2043 η Ελλάδα, ως μία από τις Ηνωμένες Πολιτείες της Ευρώπης, έχει μπει στον Πόλεμο του Νερού, κατά τον οποίο η Ευρώπη διεκδικεί κι αυτή μια καλή θέση στην παγκόσμια σκακιέρα. Η πιο μεγάλη συνέπεια του πολέμου για την Ελλάδα ωστόσο είναι ο εσωτερικός διχασμός
Flagelo
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 41,430. Language: Portuguese. Published: July 10, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Conto 1-Buraco Negro Buraco negro é a sétima aventura da série “O vidente” e que promete muita emoção, aventura e suspense. Inspirados pela aventura revelada em Kalenquer, nossos amigos vão buscam compreender o maior desafio de todos: “O buraco negro”, um ponto para onde tudo converge e se transforma.
La Notte Oscura dell’Anima
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 87,710. Language: Italian. Published: July 10, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
La "Notte oscura dell'anima" può essere definito come uno sguardo critico ad una fase molto difficile che ognuno di noi prima o poi attraversa. Parla di un periodo propizio alla condanna o, per quanto sembri incredibile, ad una inusuale salvezza della persona.
Water in Wyn in Bloed (Die verhaal van Chris en Maria)
Price: $4.55 USD. Words: 56,870. Language: Afrikaans. Published: July 9, 2017 by ShalvaPub. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
Gebore as vergelding, en uit berekende ambisie, sal sy lewe nooit sy eie wees nie. Onvanpas in die gemeenskap waarin hy hom bevind, word Chris meegesleur deur omstandighede buite sy beheer. Omstandighede geskep deur Maria maar wat haar eie onnergang bewerkstellig.
The Leap Year Boy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,730. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2017 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » Literary
What makes Alex so remarkable is that even though he’s full-term at birth, he weighs just two pounds one ounce, and is nine inches long. Despite his size, Alex is perfectly healthy. However, his body grows at one-fourth the rate of a normal child—so that after one year, he’s the size of a three-month-old—but his mind grows much quicker.
The Fifth Station
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 44,480. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2017 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
In The Fifth Station, Matthew, the youngest of three brothers, has died at nineteen, inside a foundry smokestack in Illinois. The surviving brothers take their grief and misfortune to the desert landscape of New Mexico. There, one brother indulges the family failing…alcoholism. The other settles for life on the bum.
Raport despre banane
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 61,170. Language: Romanian. Published: July 2, 2017 and represented by LETRAS. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Raport despre banane este un volum de proza scurta, dar nu numai, care incearca sa surprinda atmosfera unei Romanii mai degraba distopice decat in progres, prin prisma unor destine contorsionate.
Murder most Malicious - A Mancini Mystery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,960. Language: Australian English. Published: July 1, 2017 by Elizabeth Pulford. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Literature » Literary
With the discovery of a dead body in the Winter Garden Glasshouse in the Botanical Gardens, the newly arrived detective in the city enlists the help of the man who found the corpse, Mr Mancini. Together, and not always amicably, they piece together who the woman was; how she was murdered and lastly by whom and why. An intriguing tale set in Dunedin, New Zealand in 1909.
La Nuit Sombre De l'âme
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 97,570. Language: French. Published: July 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
La vie nous fait vivre des jours sombres, remplis de tristesses dont nous ne souhaitons pas l’existence. «La nuit obscure de l'âme» est la continuation du livre «Le voyant», étant donné que le personnage principal est revenu à une montagne en quête de réponses par rapport à une trouble période de sa vie.
Zaid: A Novel
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,360. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2017. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Twenty-Four year old Zaid has just been released from prison and hopes to reunite with Amiah, the mother of his child. After a shocking event, Zaid's life is forever changed and he is faced with his most difficult challenge yet. Now, he must confront the trauma of his past in order to end the cycle of tragedy and violence, if he hopes to create a better future for his daughter.
Mud Puddlers
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,370. Language: American English. Published: June 29, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » Literary
William Black isn’t content pouring Hoover Dam's concrete. He’s more concerned with running an underground lottery complete with runners, middle men—the works. The only thing standing in his way is the boomtown's mayor. He'd love nothing more than to send Black to the very back of the bread line, or worse. He could cement Black's legacy as a warning to every gangster intent on creating Sin City.
A Space Apart
Price: $3.99 $1.00 USD. (75% off!) Words: 75,020. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2017 by Hamilton Stone. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When Meredith Sue Willis's first novel, which tells the story of a troubled preacher's family in West Virginia, first came out in 1979, it was declared a cause for celebration by the Los Angeles Times. Comparing Willis to Anne Tyler, the Times wrote: "She has written with depth and honesty about a life style available to many of us only though books."
A Brush with Extinction and a New Way Forward
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,010. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Science fiction » General
If you have ever wondered how our grandchildren may live and what their world will be like, A Brush with Extinction opens a compelling window into our future. The post-apocalyptic saga paints in vivid detail the challenges that confront humanity in the years following a late 21st century near-annihilation event.
Ben Jonson's "The Alchemist": A Retelling in Prose
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 70,330. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is an easy-to-read retelling on Ben Jonson's classic comedy "The Alchemist," whose theme is the love of money.
Her Disturbing Presence, Part One
Price: Free! Words: 61,450. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A community stands on the brink of the Neolithic Revolution and its own extinction. The choice becomes clear to those who maintain the old ways: adapt to a new world of farming and secularism or hold fast to the old ways that celebrate natural harmony. One family must strike out on its own to salvage and continue its way of life.
Imagine: The Return of John Lennon
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 104,410. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This story imagines the possibilities of a world where John Lennon is alive. It is set in 1997; John has been living safe and well in a parallel universe, but finds himself transported to this world. It charts his journey to reconnect with friends and family whom have believed him dead for the past seventeen years. Essentially, this is a story about love and loss and what might have been.
Clickbait: A Seeker's Guide to Meaning in the Modern World
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,580. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Urban
How do you find a sense of purpose when all you’ve ever known is a life of selfies and swimming pools? Six teenagers in Los Angeles struggle to find stories for themselves as their old lives fall apart and their lack of direction comes painfully into focus. Everything hinges on a question: can you take the very things that have made life feel empty and turn them into something more?