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Sooner the Tarpeian Rock by Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,000. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013 by Fario. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Caribbean & Latin American, Fiction » Literature » Literary
"People recall an abyss with pleasure; it is impossible to recall a bore without dread. Sooner the Tarpeian Rock than an author of ill repute."
The Ironic Fantastic #1 by Ironic Fantastic
Price: Free! Words: 13,270. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Literature » Literary(2.00 from 1 review)
The first in a series of free anthologies that will showcase quirky, ironic, whimsical and unusual fantasy stories from writers around the world.
Tiny Bites by Tucker Cummings
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,620. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Tiny Bites is a collection of six very short stories, all linked thematically by food. Running the gamut from magical realism to alternate history, each tale is stranger than the last. Not for the faint of heart, these unsettling tales will remain with you long after you've turned out the lights.
Carry Me Away by Robb Grindstaff
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 104,000. Language: American English. Published: August 14, 2013 by Evolved Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
Evolved Publishing presents "Carry Me Away" by Robb Grindstaff. As he did with "Hannah's Voice," Grindstaff has captured the unique voice and soul of girl facing extraordinary circumstances, this one struggling with the almost unthinkable at such a young age - her own mortality. WINNER: Pinnacle Book Achievement Award, Fall 2015 -- Best Books in Fiction
Send In The Canary by roger c. petersen
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,080. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is a fictional book about choices and consequences, some unintended. It is also about redemption of the human spirit. As in real life, the end is seldom visible until the last line of the story.
Musings of a Usual Mind by Smiran Bhandari
You set the price! Words: 19,650. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The book is a collection of short stories. The stories attempt to understand the emotions, feelings and thought process of its protagonists.
Bodies Don't Hang Up by Raphael St. Jude
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,010. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013 by NuPub, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Samuel J. Gilderspoon considers himself not the lucky fellow that wealth implies. Fat, awkward, and ugly, all he wants is to cast his body aside, and for a few evenings, enjoy the admiration inspired by beauty, smoothness, and charm. A blind date and a promise for help embolden him to reach for happiness. Will the date prove his chance for bliss or be the first step in convicting himself of crime?
Shades of Neverland by Carey Corp
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,780. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Romance » Historical
SHADES OF NEVERLAND is a whimsical continuation of J.M. Barrie’s beloved tale combining characters and imagery from the original novel Peter and Wendy into an entirely new story. Set in early 20th century London and America, the story is interwoven with historical people and places connected to J.M. Barrie’s original play and world.
Minor Miracles by Kathleen Buckley
Price: Free! Words: 5,090. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
If you’re a financially successful single mother but don’t know the name of your daughter’s teacher or that you have a cat; if you’re 40 and own a pith helmet and an Indiana Jones hat instead of stocks and bonds; if you can build a dollhouse but have trouble reading a bus schedule; if you talk to statues . . . maybe you need a minor miracle.
Kali's Heel by Carolyn Brown Heinz
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 69,800. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2013 by Imprintli. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Literature » Literary
In this first of the Annie Gilbert mystery series, Carolyn Brown Heinz masterfully fuses history, art, anthropology, and black magic.
State of the State by Yas Niger
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,570. Language: British English. Published: August 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is the story of two distinctly similar colonies of Ants conditioned to live together as one colony. They discovered that in their likeness resides a cruel streak of competitiveness that makes them more different than they are alike. Ants and people are more alike than they appear. People are indeed like ants in their creative devices as in their appearance.
The Darkest Valley by Rick Dewhurst
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 84,250. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A pastor's wife with a deep secret is dying of cancer, his young aboriginal convert is in danger of being kidnapped and initiated into Longhouse spirit dancing rituals, and his congregation is firing him. In desperation, he recruits a local newspaper editor to publish the truth about the Longhouse. Along the way truth is put to the test, and when his wife's secret is revealed, so is their faith.
Удивительный «случай из практики». Русский иронист. Сборник новелл №1. by Игорь Карпов
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,870. Language: Russian. Published: August 6, 2013 by Wiener Literat. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Персонажи из жизни города на Волге в новеллах И.Карпова попадают в непростые и зачастую комичные ситуации. О том, как развиваются события, и что из этого выходит, можно узнать, доверившись доброй иронии, с которой автор ведёт своё увлекательное повествование.
Espejismo Fractal by Lilia Morales y Mori
You set the price! Words: 24,830. Language: Spanish. Published: August 6, 2013. Categories: Essay » Literature, Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 1 review)
Lilia Morales y Mori nos invita a un apasionante viaje por los senderos de la literatura abordando con gran acierto diferentes estilos literarios: Poesía. Haikú. Tanka. Soneto. Décima. Cuento y Ensayo. Aunque la propuesta literaria abarca las inquietudes y sentimientos de los seres humanos. Es en el terreno de lo abstracto, del cosmos y del universo, el contexto en el que se fundamenta la obra.
The Death of Imagination by Eero Tarik
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,020. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Literature » Literary
This short story was inspired by an interaction between the author and a writer's association. It reflects upon how in human society we all find ways to exclude others, we find ways to limit, to narrow the vision and to choke imagination. Even when you have a group of imaginative people, bureaucracy evolves and shuts the door on free spirited minds. This story aims to open that door, for someone.
Hazelnut Street by Norman Crane
Price: Free! Words: 1,360. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
A story about returning to the street you grew up on. Everyone's there, but everything's changed. You've changed. The faces you recognize are not the ones you speak to. The people you meet are not the ones you knew. And when she takes you by the hand and pulls you between houses, fireworks exploding overhead, there is pain where once there was so much hope.
Lonesome Hearts by Zach Mountford
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,170. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Love, loss and longing are feelings we all share. In this collection of short stories we explore how different lives have so much in common and that the human experience is something so dynamic and beautiful yet different for everyone.
Our Children Are Not Our Children by Kevin Brennan
Price: Free! Words: 4,980. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 1 review)
In this brief collection of short-shorts, Kevin Brennan (Parts Unknown) offers five case studies in bad parenting. From a father who won’t pull over to let his boy pee on the roadside to a couple who unwisely lock their twin toddlers in a closet all day while they’re at work, these parents embody the adage that it takes a village -- to save innocent kids from idiots like them!