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Laika
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,570. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2017 by Brick Mantel Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Laika desperately wishes for a new life. At fourteen, she’s hardened and independent, living on the streets of Southern California. Laika brings to light the often-shrouded world of paranoid schizophrenia. It also examines the socially stigmatized issues of homelessness, addiction, and PTSD, in the hopes of fostering greater awareness and compassion.
Anath Bachhi (एकांकी)
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 21,570. Language: Hindi. Published: October 10, 2017 by Prachi Digital Publication. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
‘अनाथ बच्ची’ (एकांकी) है-जिसमें रोमांचक पहलू यह है कि एक शराबी-कुण्ठित, अविवाहित युवा अनाथ बच्ची को पड़ा देख मुंह फेर कर आगे बढ़ जाना चाहता है, पर एकदम पैदा हुई परिस्थितियां उसकी मानवीयता को द्रवित कर, इस बात को मजबूर कर देती हैं कि वह अनाथ बच्ची का नाथ बनने के लिए दोनों हाथों को बढ़ा दें। एक बार हाथ बढ़े तो न सिर्फ अनाथ बच्ची, कुण्ठित युवा का सहारा बन उसकी जीवन नौका की दिशा बदलती चली जाती है.
Hawke's Point
Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 87,650. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2017 by Pen-L Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Jonas Hawke, a recovering alcoholic with bouts of crankiness and unmitigated orneriness, may be past his prime but he's still a damned good lawyer. That's why everyone in Beacon Junction turns to him for advice as soon as something goes wrong. And plenty does—murder, adultery, corporate conspiracy—everything you'd expect from a sleepy Vermont town.
Contos para passar o tempo
Price: Free! Words: 9,650. Language: Portuguese. Published: October 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Este ebook apresenta contos que tematizam o cotidiano de cidadãos comuns representados em personagens fictícios.
The Palace (Saaphri Part 8)
Price: Free! Words: 1,640. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
“Maharaj, my considered opinion is that unnecessary expansion of the army is undesirable. Secondly, to keep army loyal to the king, soldiers must be salaried and must be kept under a strict code of conduct.” Kaikeyee interrupted with a sense of urgency. “No one can disagree that my beloved Ram has got a golden heart. But this is politics. His apprehensions don’t go well with raj-dharma."
Abruptions: 3 Minute Stories to Awaken the Mind
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 22,560. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2017 by Personville Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
Poetic and fable-like tales about quirky people from small towns. Written by master storyteller Jack Matthews during his last decade of life, they are told with simple language, flashes of humor and a sage's sense of wonder and irony.
Broken Hearts
Price: Free! Words: 27,960. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Fourteen-year-old Nadia Delacroix is in love with the lead singer of the local grunge band Teen Spirit. Caitlin Weatherly’s parents have fallen out of love and she feels helpless watching her mother unravel. Broken Hearts is a prequel novella to It Happened to Us and takes us on a brief journey in the lives of the two cousins who are struggling with the heartbreaking teenage years.
We Became Us
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,720. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Mathieu Delacroix, a university freshman, didn’t expect to find love on that December day, 1991. Lori-Anne Weatherly, a fourth-year student and Teaching Assistant, believes she’s in love with her English professor. We Became Us is a prequel novella to It Happened to Us, an unexpected love story of two people who had almost given up on finding their soul mate.
Metamorphosis
Price: Free! Words: 30,050. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
How could a feminine conscious self-awareness arise from the material constituents out of which the Universe was composed? Feminization was to become fabulous, to be feminine was to be ‘fantastical’. To be fantastical was to be whimsical, fanciful, sublime and above all, magnificent in a freshly metamorphosed body.
Vashishtha (Saaphri Part 7)
Price: Free! Words: 2,570. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Vashishtha knew Ram very well. Prince Ram was not a man to waste time in luxuries or sundry topics for amusement. He thought hard about it but could not guess a reason that brought the prince at his doorstep. Vashishtha was well aware of the palace politics and by then had firmly put his weight behind Kaikeyee. A dependent prince like Bharat was a sure guarantee of success for a powerful priest.
Limbo
Price: Free! Words: 380. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Limbo is a collection of short poetry, haikus and that in-between place that we go to when we need to escape reality. The collection explores the feelings of being impartial, neutral, not taking sides but just being there in life. Limbo is the call of forces beyond our understanding, a slight horror, a minuscule terror, the urge to maybe peek through the keyhole of dreams. This is Limbo.
Ant Malkovich
Price: Free! Words: 61,580. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 4, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A man becomes an ant.
Blues Politic
You set the price! Words: 51,650. Language: Romanian. Published: October 4, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Romanul Blues politic al tânărului prozator Daniel Sidor este o sumbră radiografie a României post‑decembriste, executată din punctul imposibil al suicidului la care recurge Perplexus Timor, tânărul absolvent de facultate devenit comerciant de elixiruri anatomice și intelectuale, după angrenarea sa în arena politică și transformarea sa în parlamentar. Tăvălugul istoriei continuă să distrugă ...
Good-bye, Audrey: Stories
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 47,230. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2017. 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.
Luca e altre storie
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 23,800. Language: Italian. Published: October 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Anthologies » General
Tre storie Luca, Mirta e Marco. Luca va in pensione. Parte per ritrovarsi. Essere o apparire? Il dilemma si intreccia con Simona, che ricerca la certezza dell’esistenza. Mirta vive un incubo: reale o fantasia? Col terrore del buio si trova nelle tenebre. Marco, privato della gravità da Eliana la compagna, si schianta al suolo. Solo sogno ma rivela la sua indole. Tre voci in un’atmosfera nostalgica
Parsimony
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,400. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2017 by Fomite. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Parsimony is a novel about fathers and sons. t the heart of this experience is David's reckoning, just after 9/11, with his own life and career, and with his family's radically left-wing past—with his Stalinist grandfather and with his bitter, politically disillusioned father, a Trotsky scholar and retired professor of history.
Gueule en terre
Series: Nouvelles (hors-séries) · Littérature générale. Price: Free! Words: 3,200. Language: French. Published: October 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
"Quand ils s’en allèrent, je restai là, prostré pour encore quelques secondes, tremblant sur le sol, humilié. Une ou deux fenêtres s’étaient illuminées dans la rue, mais les silhouettes anonymes avaient vite disparu, habituées au vacarme estudiantin. Personne ne se souciait de moi, étalé sur le sol, frigorifié dans mon short-tshirt à la fin du mois de septembre. Cela faisait partie du folklore."
Sammie & Budgie
Series: Simon Adventures. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 112,450. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Sammie & Budgie is a quirky, mystical tale of a self-doubting IT nerd and his young son, who possesses the gift of foresight.The novel explores the bond between a caring father and his children, one affected by his own thorny relationship with his surly father, and the connection he has with his sweet son is thicker than blood, going to the place where dreams are conceived and realized.
What I Learned: Stories, Essays, and More
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,440. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Essay » Literature
During his time at the University of Pittsburgh, Joshua M. Patton studied and wrote nonfiction, fiction, and poetry. This is a collection of his best work from that time period: fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. This is book like no other, capturing a snapshot in time not just of its subjects but of its author.
Jasper
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,100. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
"You naughty cat!" Sharon is booked for surgery. She needs her dog-loving Grandma to care for her Siamese kitten - Jasper. Reluctantly, Grandma agrees, not expecting the friskiness that comes with the kitty. Can she deal with this rascal of a cat? And when Jasper eats the wrong thing, will he and Grandma survive this tale of love, loss and misadventure?