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The Holly King
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Price: Free! Words: 44,230. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Holidays with the Hancocks: too many presents, too much booze, a lot of tears. Youngest son Carson, now a filmmaker, explores the history of Christmas by filming holiday visits to his family. Along the way he finds the dying cult of Mithras, Yulegoats in Rio, anarchists and squatters, evangelocalism, a costume solstice party, sleighs of reindeer bones, lapsed monks and their secular monastery.
The Quiet Star of Hope
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 43,950. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A college novel with a revolving narrative. Not everyone has a good time, not everyone has a bad time, and not everything balances out as the most tragic common denominator, time, plays foot to the hand of experience.
12 Short Stories
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,750. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
12 Irish flavoured short stories that will amuse, delight and keep you turning pages. One story was inspired by Kipling's, Danny Deever, another by the poster that used to be displayed in English boarding houses stating "No blacks, no dogs, no Irish". These stories have not been picked randomly from the either but are well written, sometimes humourous, responses to many modern day issues.
Forty Nights: The Tides Below
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,790. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Christian » Historical
A worldwide catastrophe. Only eight people remain. Now they must learn to live together if they are to survive, imprisoned on the boat which will be their salvation or their doom. Based on research of the era as it was and the human heart as it has always been, this offers a glimpse into what life might have been for all those captive to the redemption aboard the fabled ark of Noah.
Brindle 24
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,550. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In the isolated town of Brindle, a community is torn apart by gas drilling. A scientist investigating a report of a dead pet cat suspects the chemicals injected deep below in the ancient beds of the Marcellus Shale. Follow the fates of an artistic teen daughter, her pregnant mother, and her veteran father over 24 hours during the last day in the life of their town.
Julia
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Price: Free! Words: 139,120. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A love story about Carolyn, her mother Elizabeth, and her grandmother Julia.
In the Garden of Absence
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
(5.00 from 1 review)
Stella Pierides' collection of poetry/haiku "In the Garden of Absence" takes you on a journey echoing the author's childhood. Yet it does so in the context of adult concerns, uncertainties, and anxieties—as well as pleasures. This book explores the existential fear of loneliness, the many facets of absence, and glimpses a path towards bearing absence and being creatively alone.
Reality
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 138,340. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
You know how you suspect that there are beautiful people somewhere out there, living beautiful lives? People that you'll always imagine but never be one of? Call it angst, quiet desperation, or middle age. One possible way to deal with that feeling is to audition for a reality television show. Of course, things may not actually improve if it turns out that the show's producers are out to kill you.
American Insurgent
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 31,920. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Stanley - a high school student during the attacks on America on September 11th - quickly finds himself in an ever shifting world of alliances, electronic surveillance and terrorist jingoism. Worse yet, he quickly gets swept up in a college group whose members are labeled enemy combatants. At least in his America, we're out manufacturing everyone again and producing our own Chinchilla fur coats.
Cold Fusion 2000
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,040. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
Alex Kavanagh is a physics-obsessed geek who's just had a horrible day. While drowning his sorrows he sees an ex, Lucy Spiers. They go on a date and he realises he still loves her. Problem: she's actually Lucy's twin sister, Jane. As lies pile up Jane wonders if she can avoid breaking Alex's heart like her sister did. A novel about making peace with the past, set in Manchester in the year 2000.
Banoat Golpo/বানোয়াট গল্প
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Price: Free! Words: 4,170. Language: Bengali. Published: December 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
আটটি বাংলা অণুগল্প সংকলন। A collection of 8 flash fictions.
Sketches of An Apartment House
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,670. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
An alpine cowgirl, a weary wanderer, a minor league baseball star, car sales man and wife, a priest, a struggling family, and an artist, living in a post-industrial American industrial city. This darkly comic series of vignettes weave together abstract portraits of an apartment building's residents in Troy, New York.
Nothing Goes Away (Short Stories)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,190. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2012 by Bannerwing Books. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
“Nothing ever goes away until it has taught us what we need to know.” ~ Pema Chodron Angela Amman's debut collection of short fiction delves into the private shadows of three very distinct relationships. For these three women, there are lessons to embrace before they can release the turmoil which holds them back from hope.
Dog Stories
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Price: $2.79 USD. Words: 22,950. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Seven stories about those wonderful animals we call dogs! Come and meet Lady, Buddy, Samantha, Hanover, Justin, Spice, and Rex-Jack!
The Changing Seasons
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 81,090. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012 by Planet 99 Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Because of a tragic birth defect, Floyd Jensen has steered clear of love. Then he runs into the beautiful Abby and his entire life changes. Over four seasons, Floyd will discover both the joy and the heartache of love.
Seasons of Ordinary Time
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,080. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
By times compassionate, brave, and humorous, this bright and poetic collection roams from a little country girl to the urban party crowd, from rural teenagers’ drunken exploits to a Trappist monk – culminating in a connected series of longer stories about Beatrix Chambers, a young artist learning about love, aging, and most of all, about the meaning of family.
Urban Shorts
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,810. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Urban shorts is a book of nine new short stories by nine different authors set in the city.
Life's Penance, the first Novella of Millennial Row
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 39,740. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2012 by aois21 publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Lincoln Burke is at a crossroads in his life. He isn't ready to take the next step with his longtime girlfriend Lise Phillips, and his job is nothing but a dead end. After his friend Rick Bestest ends up in the hospital, his married friends separate, and a family emergency dares to call him back north, he must make a decision of a lifetime.
Finn
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,380. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Sure, the Irish took over politics in Orange County, Southern California, long ago. We all know that--and inside politics--the winning and losing--it still goes on. So, if there is another Finnegan--another wake--that should come as no surprise.
Sanctified
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,730. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
The people of a county in the southern Appalachian highlands have looked to Judge Jonathan Steadings to administer justice and keep the peace among the Cherokee, the Negroes, and the white folk on their mountain for more than two decades, but when a prominent member of the community commits an unspeakable evil against a young black musician, the judge cannot give the people the justice they seek.