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Historias MUY cortas by Javier Manrique
Price: $2.04 USD. Words: 2,020. Language: Spanish. Published: June 30, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
En su día las historias de este volumen de microrrelatos, el segundo de Javier Manrique, fueron presentadas al público en las redes sociales. Y allí se mantuvieron hasta que El paraguas decidiera compilar sus 17 títulos en este eBook para comodidad –y disfrute, creemos– de los lectores.
Ibipuma and the Man of God by Tengafinibigha Ogolo
Price: Free! Words: 13,760. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Inspirational
Ibipuma was a poor barman and palm wine tapper in Puma village. His position changed when the Man of God entered his bar. Before he left, he dug a well water that produced wine as payment. When he came on visitation Ibipuma complained of lack of dregs for his pigs. The Man of God laughed and wrote on the wall, ‘Human desires are higher that the sky’. He went away and the well gave no more wine.
Living Without Kate: The Sequel To Dreaming of Kate by Dana Caldarone
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 155,060. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In Living Without Kate, we see the four characters from the trilogy trying to move forward with their lives, Leah in Burlington, Andrew in Brookline, and Danny and Kate in Canada. Also, the troubled teen, Ciara, has pulled herself together and is heading off to Northeastern. The connections between these characters become complex, in this story of life, illusions, uncertainty, and peril.
Hot Wheels: A Short Story by Christina van Deventer
Price: Free! Words: 5,620. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Hot Wheels is a story about motherhood, loss and grief, and the way guilt can prevent one from moving forward.
Five Unexpected Days: A Collection of Short Stories by Jessica Baverstock
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,140. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The surprise occurrence of February 30th. The loss of a favorite umbrella. The sudden arrival of a tiny circus runaway. Each of these unexpected events propel a different character into their own sweet, gentle tale, which finds its heartwarming conclusion in less than twenty-four hours. This short story collection features a total of five moving tales.
Christopher Marlowe’s Dido of Carthage: A Retelling by David Bruce
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,020. Language: American English. Published: June 27, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is an easy-to-read retelling of Christopher Marlowe's DIDO OF CARTHAGE, in which Aeneas, his ships damaged by a storm, lands on the shore of Carthage, which is being built by the Phoenician Dido.
Dhamma, the novel by Jonah Rye
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 69,370. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » General
Someone choked. Someone cried. Someone said, 'They're illegal.' The environment is heavy with the memory of conflict, rank with the spoils of aid and corruption, infused with exploitation, violence, impunity. Dhamma.
Ball of Fire and 5 Other Contemporary Stories by David Kubicek
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,050. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Six contemporary stories by David Kubicek, including, a tale of betrayal in a small rural town in the Pushcart Prize-nominated “Ball of Fire”, a swimming lesson gone wrong in “Be a Man", and two lonely people reaching out to each other over “Two Coffees.”
Every Song Tells a Story by Edward Nugent
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 60,640. Language: American English. Published: June 26, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Every person has a story, a song to be sung. By blending songs new melodies are produced. It is through the songs of others that Melody Jane Asten finds her own. Abused, addicted, imprisoned, and facing the loss of her young daughter, Melody struggles to move forward gaining strength from the stories of others who have endured life's hardships, from her own perseverence, and from an old bicycle.
The sophistication of the meaningless - La sofisticación de lo insignificante by Gregorio Soren
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,340. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
With the curious title of The sophistication of the meaningless, Gregorio Sorén (Havana, 1973) presents these eight micro stories in a beautifully illustrated bilingual edition (Spanish and English). A recommended reading for those looking for an intense literary experience that will take the reader for an unforgettable, magical trip, through oneiric landscapes and contemporary social scenarios.
Good-bye, Audrey by Jonah Rye
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,220. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literature » Literary
The short fiction of Jonah Rye. Tales contemporary and historical, of harmony and tragedy, discord and comedy, purgatory and hell. Love and murder. Includes: What I Mean -- Rightly -- Cock and Bull -- Teacher -- Romantic -- So Damn Fat -- Lonnie's Divorce -- Tradition -- Waiting -- Kid at Play -- Poop Jewelry -- Year of Misfortune -- Promise -- Prevention -- Exhibition -- Beach -- Debt
In the Shadow of Light by Elaine L. Orr
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,430. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Adventure » General
Even their mother's bravery is not enough to keep Corozón and her brother with her when they get to the U.S. border. A freelancer's photo brings them to the attention of the man they wanted to reach -- Colonel Bill, whose life their father and grandfather saved many years ago in Honduras. He, his wife, and a Post reporter try to find the kids. Corozón's strong voice propels the story.
The Unemployed Minimalist by Barry Rachin
Price: Free! Words: 5,500. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Hindu mystic, Krishnamurti said it was no measure of health to be adjusted to a profoundly sick society. Stumbling across this sobering truth, Ned Ogilvie has decided to drop out of college – resign from higher education but not the merry-go-round of life.
Along the Watchtower by David Litwack
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,410. Language: American English. Published: June 25, 2018 by Evolved Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A tragic warrior lost in two worlds... Which one will he choose? ~ The Iraq war ended for Freddie when an IED explosion left his mind and body shattered. Once a skilled gamer and capable soldier, he’s now a broken warrior, emerging from a medically induced coma to discover he’s inhabiting two separate realities. Is he Lieutenant Freddie Williams, a leader of men, or Frederick, Prince of Stormwind?
Borrowing a Moose Head from Cole Porter by G. Lloyd Helm
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,070. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2018 by Rogue Phoenix Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
I had a bad feeling about Indiana from the first instant I heard we were going to be stationed there.
I Walk On Gilded Splendors by David Widlan
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,340. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
The psychologist is running amok. He is simultaneously on the verge of an artistic breakthrough and an emotional breakdown. Narrated therapy sessions guided by rhythm and color reveal poignant and evocative stories. These contrast with his own twisted life and his attempts to write a novel about it.
Η «μικρή» ιστορία της Αρσινόης by Αναστασία Γιδάκου
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 10,490. Language: Greek. Published: June 23, 2018 by Εκδόσεις books2authors. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Η Αρσινόη Χατζηπορτοκαλοπούλου, είναι μια απλή καθημερινή γυναίκα σαν όλες τις άλλες.Η ίδια διηγείται την ιστορία της με γλυκόπικρο χιούμορ, λεπτή ειρωνεία και πολύ αγάπη για όλους και όλα όσα την έκαναν αυτό που είναι σήμερα. Άραγε θα φτιάξει την ζωή της όπως την ονειρεύτηκε; Η Αρσινόη είναι ένα πρόσωπο γνωστό. Ίσως είναι μια φίλη, ένας φίλος, μια ξαδέρφη, μια γειτόνισσα. Ίσως εγώ. Ίσως εσύ.
Peace of the Puzzle by Hayley Morton
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,590. Language: Australian English. Published: June 23, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Elena is desperate. Her husband was supposed to be her Lancelot, the man to rescue her from her cursed life. But knights in shining armour are hard to come by in twenty-first century Australia. An engaging, modern take on an age old story.
The Change by Tengafinibigha Ogolo
Price: Free! Words: 10,150. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Inspirational
Awongo, a driver looked relaxed in his job, until his wife wanted to divorce him because he was satisfied with the driving job. He picked up courage, made changes and was appointed to a higher office in Ogoweland. To show his happiness he declared a very big party, the first of its kind. The Ogoweians viewed him as a role model for those who are determined to make a change in their lives.
Hustle by Nikki Fortune
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,440. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2018. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Told through the lens of Hamilton and Clara, HUSTLE unravels a lifetime of childhood dreams built on the shoulders of a generation. From unimaginable relationships and questionable connections to the choices each character has to make to survive, it demonstrates the sacrifices women endure to create better situations for their families - even if it means risking their well-being.