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The Poem Store by Angie McCullagh
Price: Free! Words: 40,450. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Poem Store is a short story collection about women at surprising turning points during the summer of 2009. A middle aged breast cancer survivor becomes enamored with a young photographer staying in the small motel she manages. A twenty-something haiku busker in Seattle finally decides her boyfriend is no good for her. A governor’s wife realizes her husband has taken up with a Brazilian woman a
La Marque du Lynx (Les Trois Âges - Volume 1) by J.P Taurel
Series: Les Trois Âges, Volume 1. Price: $6.49 USD. Words: 74,640. Language: French. Published: May 22, 2013 by Éditions Hélène Jacob. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Les Années folles battent leur plein sur la Riviera française, et rien ne laisse présager que la riche famille Leonardi, estimée de tous, devra bientôt affronter ses démons du passé, malgré elle. Car ils vont être accablés par le Lynx, un maître-chanteur pervers qui, derrière son anonymat, les pourchasse inlassablement. Sauront-ils le démasquer et l’empêcher de laisser encore une fois sa marque ?
Corpus Callosum by Erika Price
Price: Free! Words: 53,970. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Science fiction » General(5.00 from 1 review)
Corpus Callosum is a work of literary science-fiction about Jeanette Porter, a 30-year-old copywriter who uploads the mind of her dead sister Joey into a computer. But Joey doesn't take this change well, and begins to behave erratically. Jeanette must track down the computer’s inventor and enlist the help of several other uploaded minds in order to save her sister’s sanity and repair their bond.
Unmarked Graves by Crystal Alford
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,010. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
After being shunned by her religious family for 12 years and making a new life for herself, Sarah must find a way to come to terms with the death of her grandfather, a man she once loved. Her journey is reflective, thought provoking, and sometimes humorous.
Caffeine Cinema by Roy Claflin
Price: Free! Words: 14,950. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
With the world becoming a different place, his best friend sinking into a post-graduation depression, and an old family acquaintance showing up with bad news, Eddie is forced out of his comfort zone and seeks to make some changes in the easy life he's built for himself.
Nothing is Right by Michael Scott Monje, Jr
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 64,110. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Nothing is Right is a novel about not being able to be called autistic. Set in 1988, the year Rainman was on the silver screen, it follows Clay, a boy whose lack of intellectual disability disqualified him from an autism diagnosis under the standards of care of the time.
Wild Stabs at Love or Something Like it by Jessica Harman
Price: Free! Words: 19,260. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013 by Philistine Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 1 review)
Wild Stabs at Love or Something Like it is a short story collection in which love is examined as an imaginary place in the mind, as well as an agreement between two people that is real but tentative. These are stories of two ships passing in the night, of intercultural communication, of being lost and finding one's self in others, and in one's self.
Ruffled Feathers by Jason Blacker
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,750. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
Ruffled Feathers is a short novel exploring two days in the life of Mallard the unlikely hero. In Broken Beak Woods, it is illegal to fly above your ability. In fact, it is a crime punishable by clipping, the grisly punishment of losing the ability to fly. Not only was Mallard flying higher than he should, but he was also flying faster than he was allowed.
Rory, My Brother by Kate Walker
Price: Free! Words: 2,200. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary(5.00 from 1 review)
It’s hard to live with some people, and harder to live without them. This story is based on a real family I meet some years ago. Their plight touched me, not least of all that of the older brother. Because the family tried to protect him, he seemed farthest removed from the unfolding tragedy. But there was no protecting him from the fact that sometimes, unfortunately, love hurts.
I Like The White World by Mark Butterworth
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,990. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Ted Mason, hired by a Catholic film making company, conceives of a documentary that would explore what professional thinkers and powerful men make of Pilate's final, unanswered question to Christ: "What is Truth?" In the course of making that documentary, Ted learns much about his father, his faith, his colonial ancestors, and himself that could not have been laid open to him in any other way.
Lorenzostein: A Bizarre Tale of the Depravity of a Young Academic by Mary Smetley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,830. Language: American English. Published: May 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
Lorenzostein is the story of a young academic who is a bit different from the most of us in that he has an overwhelming fixation on sex and is quite paranoid. The story details his problems in academia and his relationships with his various mistresses. Furthermore, in the course of the story he comes to feel that he is a Christ-like figure who has come to save humanity.
Trade (A Novelette) by Lochlan Bloom
Price: Free! Words: 16,940. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 1 review)
The nihilistic employee of a Berlin social network chronicles the early days of a new sexual economy. What happens when the world of tech start-ups collides with the global sex industry?
Exuberance by Bel Vidal
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,540. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General(4.00 from 1 review)
Exuberant Elena bursts out of Angie’s imagination shortly after Angie turns 30, causing her life to spiral out of control. To her family’s horror, Angie transforms into the irrepressible Elena, and sets out to conquer the world - and her husband’s best friend. After she’s diagnosed as bipolar, all those swept by the ensuing tempest must face the demons of their past in order to build a new future.
Thick and Fast by Tommy Dakar
Price: Free! Words: 68,290. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Ambrose Ork was born thick. By contrast Harvey Paulson, the new owner of the mansion, was ambitious, and as fast as they come. So when the body was found it was clear who would take the blame. Because there was nothing Ambrose could do to change things. Or was there?
Atrapadioses by Marco Herreras
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,870. Language: Spanish. Published: May 15, 2013 by Literaturas Comunicacion SL. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Un profesor universitario de Matemáticas comienza, de pronto, a sufrir extrañas pesadillas durante las cuales recrea la muerte de personas y animales que nunca antes ha visto. Muy pronto, estas pesadillas pasan a convertirse en una obsesión que le lleva a interesarse por los mitos arcaicos de los pueblos más antiguos...
Sans Domicile Fixe by Jiva Bahati
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,350. Language: French. Published: May 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
Un cadre aisé et bien installé dans la vie découvre un soir, suite à une avalanche de péripéties plus invraisemblables les unes que les autres, le monde de la rue et des SDF. Il va alors comprendre en une nuit ce qu'il n'avait jamais soupçonné tout au long de son existence...
While the Sands Whisper by Linda Ruth Horowitz
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,430. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Ayishah, a freelance American-Israeli photographer, embarks on a seven-month adventure that soon draws her into a taboo love affair with her Bedouin guide, Hakim. He has many secrets, but Ayishah has one of her own: a painful abandonment of her family that needs to heal. It becomes her challenge to reveal, using the terrible beauty of the Sinai, how we overcome the borders that divide us.