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It is the People: of Thailand and Other Countries
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 68,620. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2014 by Proglen. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Thailand's premier author in the English language, Pira Sudham, is for the first time published in the ebook format. Best known for his novel Monsoon Country, this is an anthology of his short stories previously published in Tales of Thailand and People of Esarn. In It is the People are stories of hardship, land loss and the tourist sex trade to which so many of the young are drawn into.
Stone Blood
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,680. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2014 by Big Buddy Publishing, LLC bigbuddypublishing@gmail.com. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
"A peculiar meditation on the natures of art and creation, well-paced with a singular character at its center... a well-crafted story." - Kirkus Reviews Stone Blood takes you on a surreal journey through an artist's mind as he confronts the demons of his past. Literally.
The Moon 1209
Series: The Moon. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,630. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A monthly magazine featuring poetry and short stories from Lyn Lifshin, t. kilgore splake, Stephen Thom, John Grey, Janet McCann, Gary Every, Peter MacQuarrie, Colin James, and Daniel von der Embse.
William Shakespeare's "Othello": A Retelling in Prose
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,420. Language: American English. Published: August 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is an easy-to-read retelling of William Shakespeare's "Othello," in which the evil Iago lies and falsely convinces Othello, the Moor (black North African) of Venice, Italy, that his innocent wife, Desdemona, has been cheating on him.
Uncle Anton's Atomic Bomb
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 95,840. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014 by Coffeetown Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Nonfiction » History » North America
Mary weds Ward Jr., heir to the well-to-do Wangerts of Indianapolis, and together they raise three sons. As they negotiate a rocky path through the ’50s, ’60s, and ’70s, they take turns spinning a nighttime yarn inspired by the idea: what if Anton Chekhov wrote a story about the atomic bomb? A tragicomic mix of upper-crust romance, sibling warfare, boarding school drama, and C.I.A. skullduggery.
Happy People Live Here
Price: Free! Words: 89,470. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Literature » Literary
On the ninth floor of an upscale apartment ocomplex, a young couple will come to terms with the loss of their son and the impending release of their daughter from a psychiatric clinic on her fourth birthday.
El sol del norte
Price: Free! Words: 1,500. Language: Spanish. Published: August 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Germán Camacho López, El cuento el sol del norte.
Haunted
Price: Free! Words: 2,280. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
A real estate developer acquires a spooky old house. Everything is quite normal, he keeps telling himself, though it won't sell and he doesn't like being there alone...
Knock-Knock
Price: Free! Words: 4,380. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Have you been naughty or nice this year? Good or bad? This girl, who takes care of a little boy, is very much looking forward to the arrival of Santa Claus, and with it, the declaration whether she's been good or bad...
Ruído: histórias curtas e não tão curtas
Price: Free! Words: 14,990. Language: Portuguese. Published: August 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Ruído é uma coletânea experimental de diversas histórias; contos e poemas que vão do bizarro ao romântico e do lúdico ao psicodélico. Há um ruído no espaço e nada pode o parar.
School for Seduction
Price: Free! Words: 4,330. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Adventure » General
A cynical veteran of the Great War who is a member of a secret society of seduction gets pulled into an erotic game of sexual politics as it plays out across the clubs, cafes and alleyways of Paris in 1923. From the story collection “Long ago, far away.”
Long Ago, Far Away
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,660. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Stories densely plotted, darkly-hearted... Jeffrey Solmundson has created tales almost-familiar yet brimming with energy and inventiveness. These richly imagined stories are at turns hilarious, at turns disturbing, often playful, always captivating and never quite what you're expecting. "Long ago, far away" brings together ten tales of murder, betrayal, bad luck and other disappointments.
Un cielo blu genziana
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,010. Language: Italian. Published: August 12, 2014 by Gabriele Capelli Editore. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Il racconto prende spunto dalla figura di un grande intellettuale del nostro paese, l'architetto Tita Carloni. Prima della sua scomparsa andava ripetendo una frase che ha segnato profondamente l'autore: “sotto la nebbia sarà tutto cemento, sopra vivranno gli animali e coloro che vi si adegueranno”.
George Eliot's Daniel Deronda: Abridged
Price: Free! Words: 186,580. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Literature » Literary
"Daniel Deronda", the last, great novel by the author of "Middlemarch", is less read nowadays than it deserves because of its length and complexity. This abridged version makes George Eliot's important and insightful work more accessible to the general reader.
Ioanna Frangia. Idolaters
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 126,140. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2014 by Libros Libertad Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Ioanna Frangia was born in Peireus and lives in Athens. She worked as a tourist guide and also as a clinical psychologist. Because of her first career she travelled all over Greece and studied in depth the historical path of ancient Greek civilization from the prehistoric times to today.
Belle City
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 185,830. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2014 by Whitepoint Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
This saga of love, land and loss is told from the disparate perspectives of Ruth Thatcher, who is Black, and Jonas Thatcher, who is White, and spans nearly a century. During the course of their lifetimes, Ruth and Jonas-- and their respective families have prospered-- but it is left for their descendants to come to grips with the long-unacknowledged truth that the two families are actually one.
Darkest Grace of Midnight Shadows
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,560. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The beauty of the night, the moon, and the forest: ever have these granted me solace, shelter, and inspiration. For the last decade, my quest has been to express their collective beauty, and to embody in words how they invoke my deepest, fullest emotions. The result is the book you see before you now: ten years of nocturnal experiences incarnated in fifteen short-stories.
Price of the Child
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 63,680. Language: American English. Published: August 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
The desperate, overnight, nine-mile wilderness struggle to keep seven-year-old Sam alive and save his life after a near-fatal mountainside fall will forever bind Sam to his reluctant hero Jake. But can social worker Helen channel Jake’s heroism to find the hero within herself, and somehow rescue Sam from an unstable father who might just be given a third chance at killing him?
Calendario verosimile
Price: $5.70 USD. Words: 46,340. Language: Italian. Published: August 8, 2014 by Gabriele Capelli Editore. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Dalla Siberia all’Himalaya, dall’America all’Europa: mese per mese, traendo spunto dai suoi numerosi viaggi e incontri nei panni di alpinista, giornalista e autore di documentari, Mario Casella racconta un calendario verosimile. “Ma non è possibile... Non ci credo...”. Quante volte facciamo questo pensiero quando sentiamo raccontare storie inverosimili spacciate per autentiche?
Cosa resta del bianco
Price: $5.70 USD. Words: 27,660. Language: Italian. Published: August 7, 2014 by Gabriele Capelli Editore. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Un trasloco, un incontro, una notte osservata con occhi guardinghi, un giardino tropicale, la fermata di un bus, un amore irrisolto, rancore e nostalgia, la pazzia di un polacco, un viaggio senza destinazione. Queste prose brevi raccolgono i frammenti di un quotidiano filtrato attraverso una lingua sempre in bilico tra la prosa e la poesia.