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Faust Part One and Part Two
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 88,160. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Literature » Literary
As much poem as it is play, Faust is the spiritual quest of a soul determined to explore the very nature of Reality, a revolutionary work that refuses to accept limitations, but, like Romanticism itself, embraces all, the natural world of everyday life, as well as the Great World of universal experience, the macrocosm as well as the microcosm.
The Middle-Aged Man and the Sea
You set the price! Words: 44,350. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
In 13 stories, Christopher Meeks balances tragedy and wit. As novelist David Scott Milton explains, "In this collection, Christopher Meeks examines the small heartbreaks of quiet despair that are so much a part of all our lives. He does it in language that is resonant, poetic, and precise.... If you like Raymond Carver, you'll love Meeks. He may be as good--or better."
Kamikaze and Other Stories
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 33,560. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014 by Fario. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Translator J. LePuen offers a book of stories of his own. In "Kamikaze," a high-school student discovers the surprising lengths his classmates will go to to ensure they get passing grades. In "Separate but Equal," a basketball game nearly triggers a race riot. Other stories follow their protagonists out of Caddo Parish, La., and into the wider world.
How to Get Revenge the Ethical Way When Dealing With Bullies and Toxic Co-workers
Series: Steve O'Reilly Presents. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,790. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Steve O'Reilly Presents: How to Get Revenge the Ethical Way When Dealing With Bullies and Toxic Co-workers -EXCERPT- "If revenge is a terrorist act on your community, then resentment is a terrorist act on yourself." "Don't spend all your effort destroying a single man who wronged you, seek to destroy the power that he holds over you."
Deflecting Patience
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 18,240. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Deflecting Patience Sometimes you really feel like somebody is really trying God’s patience… on you… on your life… and you feel you’ve had enough… more than enough… more than you can take… more than anyone should have to put with… you feel that pressing need to reach for that Grant-Me-Patience magic wand now… any moment now you’re gonna blow your top…
La nit mil dos
Price: $6.59 USD. Words: 14,720. Language: Catalan. Published: January 15, 2014 by Editorial Tria. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
En aquest La nit mil dos, Bellver Torlà s'enfronta a la tasca de transcriure els soliloquis d'una nit d'insomni de Charles Beauvoir i, un cop més, aconsegueix transportar-nos, de manera magistral, a un univers del tot particular fent ús de la seva prosa més fantàstica i experimental. Us convidem a descobrir-lo.
L'home del calendari
Price: $6.59 USD. Words: 38,720. Language: Catalan. Published: January 15, 2014 by Editorial Tria. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
El 4 de novembre de 2007, Charles Beauvoir escriu a Carles Bellver per encomanar-li la publicació dels seus diaris. Tot i que l’escriptor no se sent obligat, ni de bon tros, a executar l’excèntrica voluntat de Beauvoir, hi farà un cop d’ull, en llegirà les primeres frases i, en un tres i no res, la curiositat el vencerà...
Hotlanta
Series: Southern Girls, Book 3 · Romantic Comedy · Romance · fantasy. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 670. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Sure, it would be cool to win a Pulitzer Prize, but if you become a writer to impress her, maybe, think again. There are other writers out there, writing excellent novels like, "The Truth," and winning Nobel prizes. So, if I am still in love with her, I am out of excuses. A mini-novelette.
Lucid Dreaming - January 2014
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,320. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Enter our dreams and ask afterwards if it was just a dream. We include selected short stories and vignettes in various genres from writers across the country. Quality is the only criteria for inclusion. The January issue includes, "Drowning in Dreams." A group of writers begin to experience for real the dreams they're having.
Ebb and Flow
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,450. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
(3.00 from 1 review)
Cody and Diane grew up best friends. It was only natural they’d fall in love. Then Diane found her dream job on the opposite side of the globe. After two years of waiting, Cody’s packed to move to the Caribbean when Diane returns, Hurricane Sophie on her heels. Will love prevail, or will Cody and Diane chase separate dreams? A Tale From Blacktip Island by award-nominated novelist Tim W. Jackson
Wish World
Price: Free! Words: 5,880. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.00 from 1 review)
We all have dreams. We pray, hope, buy lottery tickets and wish on falling stars. We know this isn't the most practical way to get things done, but we want to believe. Suppose the world really did work like this, a world where everyone was guaranteed to have at least one of their wishes granted in their lifetime and their life would instantly change, but would it be for better or for worse?
William Shakespeare’s "1 Henry IV, aka Henry IV, Part 1": A Retelling in Prose
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 42,860. Language: American English. Published: January 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Literature » Literary
This book is an easy-to-read retelling of William Shakespeare's "1 Henry IV," which is also known as "Henry IV, Part 1." In this book, we learn of Prince Hal's friendship with the evil but witty Falstaff, and we see Prince Hal redeem himself at the Battle of Shrewsbury in 1403. One of the play's main characters is Sir John Falstaff, Shakespeare's wittiest character.
The Diner (A Short Story)
Price: Free! Words: 1,970. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
On a rainy night in 1934, a man stops at a lonely diner along Route 12 in Michigan. This unsettling literary short story examines and contrasts the innocent and jaded, the old and new, and the circle of life.
Ten Letters To Obama
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 23,380. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World leaders, Fiction » Literature » Literary
In this book, Notable author, Dennis E. Adonis, tells a chronological story that trails on an actual daily letter ritual that President Barack Obama practices each morning, and one that may seem nonsensical to the untrained mind, but which had given the President a conduit to the root of socio-economic knowledge that is understandably necessary to govern effectively.
Vampire
You set the price! Words: 550. Language: Australian English. Published: January 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
A short story of one girls attempt to escape a vampire who eventually captures her and turns her.
Visionary Mountains
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 11,960. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Visionary Mountains arises from an idea I developed with one of my narrators Helen LLOYD… born of the pleasure of working together… Visionary Mountains is a collection of Helen’s choice of readings of some of my works from a reader’s point of view… very precious to the writer I am… The short stories here are about people for people… as usual… people like you and I… the boy next door… the girl..
Booster Shot
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 13,670. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A Booster Shot to secure the benefits of my other books… More and more stories about people for people… because everyday life is usually stranger than fiction… do you ever wonder what lies yonder ? A new collection of extremely varied styles and stories for the discerning reader seeking a challenging reading… Love and war and nature and history all come into one in Booster Shot…
The Cove
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 125,560. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Most people who visit coastal Maine see only the stark and rugged beauty of the pine groves and rocky beaches. But for those that live and work there, it's very different. THE COVE tells the tale of a family, deeply rooted in Maine, and of a town where corruption and the Mob play a dark counterpoint to the idyllic postcard images.
Slaughtering Butterflies
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 127,220. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Time travel, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Set in the present and in 1890s England, Slaughtering Butterflies is the story of a deeply troubled mind approaching a premature demise. A historical gothic-fantasy Romance, this is the story of the inhabitants of the infamous Victorian estate Hawkesbury Towers, a crumbling Gothic masterpiece haunted by memories of orgiastic parties, forbidden love, dark secrets and cruel murder.
Around Centralia Square
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 167,750. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2014 by Cave Hollow Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In Around Centralia Square, an entire little world is evoked with wonderful inventiveness and attention to telling and evocative detail. As the sun rises and the old millennium marches toward its end, the little town of Centralia emerges in all its singularity, simultaneously resembling more and more all the other little towns in the American heartland and in the heart of the world.