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The Weariness of the South by John M. Williams
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 35,830. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literature » Literary
These ten stories of the old and new south feature the young, old, and middle-aged confronting painful transitions and oppressive memories, from brothers at odds in the 1880s to a kid in Civil Rights era Montgomery to an old man lost in the cosmos on a late-night bathroom trip.
Spell of Blindness by Lori Tiron-Pandit
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,180. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Ana Dor envisions a love of mystical dimensions that will save her, solve all mysteries of life, and bring her closer to God and happiness. This love carries in her mind all the weight of a true faith, and Ana is determined to believe it into existence. In time, however, she finds that she has been blinded by this same faith that once had opened her eyes.
The Woman in the Zebra Hat: A Short Story by J. G. McNease
Price: Free! Words: 9,690. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Sports
Sue has always dreamed of being the woman in the zebra hat. From her very first Derby, she fell in love with the sights, sounds, and fashions of women in the grandstand. The Woman in the Zebra Hat is an inspirational short story about family, dreams, love, and self-discovery. It's the perfect lunchtime read, short and sweet, and will have you laughing, crying, and feeling uplifted.
Twenty-nine Sparks by Trevor Ryan
Price: Free! Words: 4,430. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Join Thomas in his search to make sense of fragments of conversations and letters from his English students. A short story for lovers of quotations, fables, and anyone who has ever been a teacher or a student.
A Disconnected Life by Virginia Aird
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,930. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Jane never thought her life would come to this. Sally expected nothing more from her menial existence. Their tortured souls collide one fateful day. Experience a dramatic view into the lives of two women and one's highly unusual method of coping.
The Jig of the Union Loller by Michael Burnham
Price: Free! Words: 130,370. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2013 by The Wessex Collective. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A loller is a shirker, a slacker, a goof-off, an idler, a goldbrick, a dirtball, a ne’er-do-well—all of which define Claude Amognes’s behavior quite nicely. So he’s a good-time Charlie who smokes and drinks too much and does as little work as necessary; but while all these things are true, he’s also a delightful Falstaffian character. He's what makes reading this book such rollicking
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?
The Darkwater Liar's Account by K. Lyn Wurth
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 88,500. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » General
When a roadside explosion of family violence propels Bridget to her farmhouse cellar for refuge, she finds a tattered ledger, abandoned by a farmer named Laura. Here she aligns the perfect confession and collaboration; resolved to alter the surge of family history, Bridget reclaims her WWII memories of Nazi complicity and calculates her receipts, before another person dies on her account.
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.