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Ready Reference Treatise: Washington Square by Raja Sharma
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 48 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 69. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,160. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Washington Square, by Henry James, is a tragicomedy written in a very simple style. The story revolves around a daughter and her father. The daughter is dull but sweet and the father is quite brilliant and highly authoritative.
Asco by José Ángel Barrueco
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,660. Language: Spanish. Published: December 13, 2012 by Literaturas Comunicacion SL. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Visión crítica y descarnada de un «viaje de placer», que es, en el fondo, una metáfora de la sociedad occidental, pomposa, aparatosa, pero vacía, Asco se inscribe en la corriente de aquellos autores modernos (Bernhard, Foster Wallace, Ballard…) que con el pulso más firme han pintado la sucia realidad que se esconde tras nuestro oropel y han venido avisando del desastre.
Thrw: 3: w by Felino A. Soriano
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2012 by please press. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A collection of writing by Felino A. Soriano, Peycho Kanev, and Steve Calamars; concept by Edward Wells II; design by Edward Wells II.
The Holly King by Chris Martin
Price: Free! Words: 44,230. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012. Categories: 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 by Bart Bultman
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 43,950. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
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 by Peter Morris
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,750. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012. Categories: 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 by Ellie Volpi
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,790. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical, Fiction » Literature » Literary
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 by JJ Brown
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,550. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
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.
In the Garden of Absence by Stella Pierides
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Literature » Literary(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.
American Insurgent by Adam Maciejewski
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 31,920. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2012. Categories: 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 by Karl Drinkwater
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 66,320. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2012. Categories: 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 changed. For a start, she’s actually Lucy’s twin sister, Jane... Cold Fusion is a story wrapped around an enigma. It’s a novel about making peace with the past and moving on.
Sketches of An Apartment House by J.F. Salerno
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,670. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Urban
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) by Angela Amman
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,190. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2012 by Bannerwing Books. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary(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.
The Changing Seasons by PT Dilloway
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 81,090. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012 by Planet 99 Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
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 by Robyn Marie Butt
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,080. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Western
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.