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One Life, One Story by Juscelino Nhassengo
Price: $5.53 USD. Words: 19,190. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Everyone’s life is a fingerprint; it’s unique. There isn’t much to resemble one another’s, though all might hold both love and sorrow. Here is Ming-Chung’s exciting life story. This is a novel to read and learn about life from ordinary people. It's really worth reading
At the Traffic Lights by Felicia Fredlund
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
The traffic light flashes yellow in an otherwise perfect neighborhood. Model houses, white picket fences, green lawns. Everything completely normal except for the broken light. A woman waiting for the car that will change everything. Another great contemporary short story from Felicia Fredlund, author of Dear Brother.
Our Land Is Red by Harmony Publishing
Price: Free! Words: 8,850. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Our land is red, filled with the blood of its citizens. How long will we continue in silence, waking daily to the massacre of our families? Our Land is Red is the story of Gloria, a young girl with great dreams, living in Northern Nigeria. Focused on getting an education, she becomes a victim of the society she lives in. What became of Gloria's dreams?
The Kidnapped Bride by Barry Rachin
Price: Free! Words: 7,050. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Maddie Etheridge's train wreck of a marriage at Boston's Plaza Hotel cost forty thousand dollars. It only lasted thirteen months, which matriculates out to a hundred bucks a day not including the lavish rehearsal dinner, Samoan honeymoon, restraining orders and miscellaneous legal fees. If the lovebirds lived in the Asian Republic of Kirghistan things might have worked out better.
The Hero's Pain by Julius O. Akubo
Price: $2.00 $1.50 USD. (25% off!) Words: 8,710. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This book is a fictional novel that exposes the innocent wickedness of the supposed good on the weak. It is a love story between a great farmer Adejoh of a fictional pre-colonial society and a fair pretty lady Ajanigo that had rejected many suitors in the past for reasons best known to her. The book narrates the tragic disappointment that broke out of a mysterious war between two great kingdoms.
Ngife Olwembiza by Nomonde Nelisiwe Jele
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 4,270. Language: Zulu. Published: July 11, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Kule ndatshana sithola umlingiswa uNdlovu ebhekene nenkinga ngamadodakazi akhe amabili uBathabile noPhumzile. Inkinga wukuthi womabili la madodakazi akhe asaqeda esikoleni kodwa kayikho imali yokuthi aye enyuvesi. UNdlovu akanayo imali njengoba elinde eyomhlalaphansi. Kuthi uma isiphumile imali uNdlovu aluthwe ngu-Enouch omethembisa ukuthi uzoyikhulisa.
Climate of Fear by Wole Soyinka
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 34,480. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In this new book developed from the prestigious Reith Lectures, Nobel Prize—winning author Wole Soyinka, a courageous advocate for human rights around the world, considers fear as the dominant theme in world politics.
Shining the Light by A.S. Coomer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,830. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Literature » Literary
There is a light and there is a darkness. There is, also, a space in between. Homer Antumbra inhabited this no-man’s-land. In his flickering flame of a life, he shined the light and lived with the darkness. Shining the Light is the first in-depth look into the man, the myth, the music of Homer Antumbra, ensuring that the light still shines.
Goddess of The Rainbow by Patrick Brigham
Price: $2.99 $1.50 USD. (50% off!) Words: 70,080. Language: British English. Published: July 5, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Funny and sad, Goddess of The Rainbow is a tale about a deluge in Northern Greece. Because the rain never stops, and flooding gets worse by the hour, it is a study of people's small town behavior, an account of how they change, causing them to reflect on their lives, their regrets, doubts, faith, and love
The Learning Wilds by A. P. Nuri
Price: Free! Words: 112,050. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 1 review)
Elorah. An island with lush green forests, breathtaking beaches, and the remains of a shipwrecked that left many stranded and a baby girl orphaned. Seventeen years later, that orphaned child is grappling with the truth of her past and a coming force that threatens everyone she loves on her island.
Who You Are and Where You Come From by Luke Hartwell
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 62,470. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2018 by Watersgreen House. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Luke Hartwell's second novel, Who You Are and Where You Come From, is his most autobiographical. Ironically, it is also his only work of fiction to be written from third person point of view. The award-winning novel follows Arkansas country boy Ben Goodman through childhood and adolescence, focusing on Ben's life after he crosses paths with the book’s other protagonists, brothers Ethan and Daniel.
Love Underneath by Luke Hartwell
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 84,660. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2018 by Watersgreen House. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A groundbreaking merger of genres, Luke Hartwell's latest novel, Love Underneath, is as distinctive as its predecessors. Using characters and early chapters from his deleted novel Locomotives in Winter, Hartwell has created a beautiful, sexy story of guys who love. As with all Hartwell fiction, the characterizations, narration, and depth of feeling leave an impact.
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: $4.99 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.”
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