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The Best of Intentions
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,510. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
Kurt is a disillusioned case worker struggling in an under-resourced child protection system. When he takes on the case of Gecko, a sixteen-year-old with a traumatic past and a shaky future, he is determined to make a difference. But the best of intentions are not enough. Kate Ryan of Writers Victoria described this striking debut as “highly engaging … an intelligent and moving novel.”
Breaking the Rules
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,740. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Isabelle LaFayette tries to end her own life. Her failed attempt haunts her, along with her other past regrets and the inability to forgive herself, for what her mother calls a selfish act. She needs to give herself permission to heal and break the rules that have been imprisoning her. It is the only way for her to find ultimate freedom from the past and piece her heart back together again.
Short Stories - Nuria Garcia Arteaga
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 23,960. Language: Spanish. Published: November 12, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
The author presents a selection of her work translated to English. The stories have as background Peru, The Netherlands, Norway, Cuba, Chile, Argentina. With 45 publications in 5 languages, the writer has penned 3 romans, 41 short stories and a poems collection. She received awards in Peru, Argentina, Chile & Peru.
Миниатюры
Price: Free! Words: 2,450. Language: Russian. Published: November 11, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Russian & Former Soviet Union, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Весёлые, ироничные миниатюрные рассказики развлекут и развеселят любого читателя. Написаны легко и прозрачно.
Мой любимый скамер
Price: Free! Words: 8,760. Language: Russian. Published: November 11, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » European / Eastern Russian & Former Soviet Union, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Это небольшой экспрессивный роман, наполненный иронией, юмором, и моментами, взятыми из реальной жизни. Так было! Автор просто обыграл и дополнил кое-что, немного выдумки и юмора. Осторожнее на сайтах знакомств – опытные скамеры разденут вас до нитки! Это ещё и роман-предупреждение.
Stillpoint
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 39,830. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2018 by Fomite. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Stillpoint tells the story of a single day in the life of a widow living alone with her books and memories in a small New Mexico town. Elle fills her days with work—translating the poems of the great Italian romantic Giacomo Leopardi—and with reflecting on her life as a daughter, a wife, and a mother. How, Elle wonders, do we put into words the truths of our life; how do we find peace in solitude?
Innocent When You Dream: Narrative in Tom Waits' Songs - the middle years
Price: $4.59 USD. Words: 77,140. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
This second volume of my Narrative in Tom Waits’ Songs series follows the shifts in his music as Reagan’s eighties tumbled into the nineties. The narrative voice shifts with his music as the stories drift outside the personal to examine the world around him just as much as it does his reactions to it.
Harlequins, A Ben Harper Story
Price: Free! Words: 3,580. Language: American English. Published: November 10, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Ben Harper has a feeling his love life is about to take a turn for the better. But this time all the fools come out for a wild sideshow in the middle of the night. Which forces Ben to start learning to relax and accept the fact that nothing is under control. And that's all right, because it's the kooky, unpredictable stuff that makes life spontaneous and fun.
Isingqi
Price: $8.90 USD. Words: 1,010. Language: Xhosa. Published: November 9, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Le ncwadi iqulethe imibongo eyahluka-hlukeneyo eminye inenjongo yokuthuthuzela abo basweleyo kunye nabo balahlekelweyo. ubuciko bokubulela Indalo okanye isipho esilusana ebekudala sifunwa ngabazali ukwakho ngaphakathi kaloku umntwana usisipho esivela koPhezulu kwethu.
The Tides of Reality
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,150. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2018 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Ship, whose real name has now long faded into history, sails aimlessly across an ocean.
Un cel nou i una terra nova
Price: Free! Words: 19,250. Language: Catalan. Published: November 7, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Un jove funcionari —“home de negre”— arriba a una ciutat que podria ser València, intervinguda pel govern central. Des d’aquell primer vespre començaran a passar-li coses sorprenents. Un títol extret de l’Apocalipsi per a una història d’amor amanida amb fortes dosis de surrealisme i crítica social. Seguit de "Set contes d’escriptors i un d’una escriptora".
La nit mil dos
Price: Free! Words: 15,070. Language: Catalan. Published: November 7, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Aquest cop, Carles Bellver ha rebut una memòria USB amb una seqüència de fitxers de so numerats, etiquetats amb data i hora: els soliloquis d’una nit d’insomni, entre la mitjanit i les set del matí, al llarg de la qual Beauvoir, a manera de Xahrazad, explica en veu baixa les històries de La nit mil dos.
Parèntesi
Price: Free! Words: 39,290. Language: Catalan. Published: November 7, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Parèntesi és el nou llibre de relats de Carles Bellver Torlà, en el qual la potència narrativa del castellonenc —que evoca els noms de Pere Calders, Joan Perucho, H. P. Lovecraft o Boris Vian— arriba a la seva cota més alta. En aquests contes, aquesta vegada units de manera que el llibre sembli una novel·la, s’hi entrellacen elements de realitat i de ficció.
The Bat of Stars and the Salt on the Lips
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,750. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Inspirational
"Compact Smokes or A book for children" is the reason why this brochure-like e-book emerged. It's still about May but not only. Call this one a start of a beautiful nightmare - it did feel like a haunting moment and I did let words follow their stream of consciousness as much as I could.
J'aime pas mourir
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 21,030. Language: French. Published: November 6, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Après "Les oreilles en pointes", second volet de "La trilogie" de Serge Perez, "J'aime pas mourir". Nous retrouvons notre jeune héros dans un centre spécialisé, en bord de mer, afin de soigner quelques maux, d'oublier les calvaires. Là, ce que la vie peut être belle, ce que la vie peut être dure aussi!
王子的散文
Price: Free! Words: 250. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: November 5, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Please download original document. 拜的神都不动,你却为那上上签而感动。你说神不会骗人。 都四月了,为何只带一把雨中冬菇?
Between Two Doors
Series: Borderline. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,280. Language: American English. Published: November 5, 2018 by Evolved Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
One door promises freedom, the other safety. Which one would you choose? ~ Depressed and abandoned after my father dies, I'm sent to a therapy center where I must decide between two doors. The "Borderline" series tells two tales, of two parallel realities, based on one true story.
Love, Loss, and Lagniappe
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,090. Language: American English. Published: November 5, 2018 by Evolved Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Inspirational
Dr. Drew Coleman's life is shattered by devastating news, causing him to go on a ten-year transcontinental journey of self-discovery. He meets a number of memorable characters along the way. In time, he discovers and explains the scientific basis for the meaning of life, and is finally found, or finds himself, setting the stage for a bittersweet and memorable ending.
Participant
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 97,280. Language: American English. Published: November 5, 2018 by Evolved Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Sometimes, falling apart is the only way to put yourself together. ~ Alexis spends her days in a cubicle toiling away at a job that crushes her soul, and goes home to a dysfunctional relationship that does a number on her heart. A devastating break-up with her fiancé sends her into a downward spiral. On a whim, she signs up for modeling school, but will this new ambition save her from herself?
Хождение в пятую власть
Price: $5.00 USD. Language: Russian. Published: November 3, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Давайте посчитаем – нет ошибки? Власть первая в стране – политическая (Генсек, Политбюро, ЦК, парткомы). Вторая власть – законодательная (Верховный Совет, Советы на местах)

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