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The Saga of Siti Mariah by Haji Mukti
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 121,680. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013 by Typhoon Media. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Saga of Siti Mariah, a translation of Hikayat Siti Mariah by Haji Mukti, a largely unknown author in the history of modern Indonesian literature, is a window into the workings of Cultuurstelsel , the forced cultivation system imposed by the colonial government in the Dutch East Indies from 1830 until 1870.
The Dancer by Ahmad Tohari
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 149,510. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013 by Typhoon Media. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Dancer, a trilogy of novels, recounts the tumultuous days of Indonesia in the mid 1960s. In luscious descriptive language, author Ahmad Tohari describes a village community struggling to adapt to a rapidly changing world. The Dancer gives readers a ground-level view of the political turmoil leading up to and following the abortive coup in 1965.
Shanghai Dancing by Brian Castro
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 135,580. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2013 by Typhoon Media. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A "fictional autobiography," Shanghai Dancing is a dazzling meditation on identity, language and disorientation that combines photographs and written images in the style of W.G. Sebald. The winner of some of Australia's top literary prizes, Shanghai Dancing has been praised by its judges as "a work of major significance [that] challenges our expectations of storytelling..."
The Beauty of Truth: Duality by Alwyn
You set the price! Words: 132,270. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Metaphysics, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Metaphysics
Science and Religion mix within us in an uneasy fashion. Faith in a Religion or a useful Science. We develop a truce between what we believe and what we know works. Duality is intended to show these opposing views are right, and wrong. From a belief in one Reality, and using Time as the lever, allows the most important question to be answered- how does it all work together?
The Scribe by I.C. Wagner
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 115,500. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A mysterious woman inscribing messages on the necks of men, an ancient artifact and a demon gate about to be opened - all set amidst an industrialized Renaissance. What starts out as an adventure in a vibrant and mostly familiar setting soon transitions into a dark, twisted and fantastical world, where the demons on the outside are by far not as threatening as those we harbor within ourselves.
Hong Kong Rose by Xu Xi
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 114,490. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013 by Typhoon Media. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
The novel rewinds through a drama set in Hong Kong of the seventies, where Confucian family ties and British colonial society embrace Rose's "perfect" marriage to a lawyer from a prominent South African Chinese family. But even before the wedding, a dark underside to that family begins to emerge; Rose must confront the reality of her new life as it unfolds with many surprising twists and turns.
Gaia Weeps by Kevin E. Ready
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,200. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013 by Saint Gaudens Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Finally, an eBook update of the classic 1998 novel of global warming. The prophetic novel gives a frightening preview of a world in which global warming and its symptoms change life as we know it. The 1998 novel eerily predicts the 2012 Hurricane Sandy event and other epic events.
La montaña by Diego Fortunato
Series: REALISMO FANTÁSTICO. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 147,730. Language: Spanish. Published: May 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
En un relato de la vida real, un hombre abandonado por su esposa se refugia en una pequeña cabaña situada en una montaña cercana a la ciudad. Destrozado sentimentalmente, en bancarrota y luchando por sobrevivir, comienza a escribir un Diario donde relata su tormento y alucinantes fantasías pinceladas de realismo mágico.
Don't Kiss With Your Mouth Full: A Ladybug Raises Her Daddy by Henry P. Mahone
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 171,620. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Barry Trinsic never expected to be raising a two-year-old on his own. And happy, quirky Meghan certainly didn't expect to be growing up in America instead of China. Nine months after the tragic (and mysterious) loss of his wife, Barry begins to rebuild his love life. Of course, his little "ladybug" has her own ideas about whom he should date. An uplifting, rowdy, hilariously unforgettable novel.
West of Babylon by Ted Heller
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 124,570. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2013 and represented by SterlingLordLit. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Furious Overfalls banded together in the seventies and soon their records went Platinum. Despite the bickering, thinning hair, brittle bones and fragile egos, the band has managed to stay together. One of them has fallen seriously ill now and the Overfalls decide to take to the road one more time. Will they survive or will they self-destruct?
Final Reckoning by Tony Bull
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 146,690. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Former SAS soldier Greg gets a call from his past. Isle of Wight police want to talk to him about a human skeleton found during extensions to Seastone marina. He allows himself to be dragged into the investigation that follows, and finds all his old skills returning as he uncovers evidence of illegal immigration, drug smuggling, money-laundering and murder.
SanFermin 2 by Jesse Graham
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 140,980. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
SanFermin 2 is the second volume in a trilogy that has at its center the annual bull running fiesta of Pamplona made famous by Hemingway. It follows a cast of characters who travel all over the globe yet make that yearly rendezvous with fresh tales to tell.
Missing the Mark by John Ridley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 250,290. Language: American English. Published: April 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
This is a book replete with suspense and danger. Margaret Ann will capture your heart as you sympathize and empathize with her. The main character grows up before your very eyes, and she makes the wrong choices at times, experiencing danger and fear, and contacts with those in the highest levels of government. Her sleuthingis amazing, and her resourcefulness will amaze the reader.
An American Family by Peter Lefcourt
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 175,890. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A sprawling multi-generational novel about five siblings in a Jewish-American family. Beginning the day JFK was assassinated and ending on 9/11, the story takes us to Woodstock, Vietnam, Haight-Ashbury, the music scene on the Sunset Strip and the upper west side of Manhattan. More than just one family’s story, this book is a trip through the tumultuous changes in America during these years.
Siamese Dreams by Christopher Johnson
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 108,020. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Ready to change the world, two high school friends from America begin a new life in Thailand. They take new names, learn Thai, and experiment with sex, drugs and radical lifestyles -- from spectacular poverty to salacious stardom. Set amid economic booms and an epic tsunami disaster, Siamese Dreams is rich with emotion, wit and insights into relations across cultures and sexes.
The Serpent's Tooth by Margaret Bacon
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 115,890. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Polly Adams is only seven when her mother suddenly leaves home, but she takes on the care of her younger brother and goes with him when war breaks out and they are evacuated to the Yorkshire Dales. The Serpent's Tooth follows the fortune of these two children and the effect on Polly of the events of her childhood.
Caught in the American dream Stigmatized by Judy Lohman
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 110,600. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A man is arrested and wrongly accused of sexual abuse of his six-year old neighbor girl. Once he has been picked up, the village community turns against him.Even after his innocence is proved, his life and of his family is damaged. He decides to emigratie to the U.S.A., but will he ever feel free again? A Dutch TV-personality, about this novel:A mesmerizing book,that captivates from the first page
The Sutra of Reverse Possession: A Novel of Non-Idiomatic Improvisation by David Keffer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 124,780. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Sutra of Reverse Possession is a novel of non-idiomatic improvisation. People routinely explore a variety of peculiar avenues, many of which are spiritual in nature, in the pursuit of purpose and meaning in their lives. One should therefore not be taken completely by surprise that Poppy Hortie too opted to invite spirits inside himself in his goal of becoming a better husband and father.
Aramanthes' Wall by G. W Hilton
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 254,210. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A political scandal uncovers a society dating back to the beginnings of democracy - one very different to what we know. Thus begins the unravelling of the strands that have bound western society together for centuries. As politicians and the powerful interests controlling them vanish forever, nobody is quite sure where this pure democracy will ultimately lead.