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El árbol de la vida by Alfonso Ruiz de Aguirre
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,740. Language: Spanish. Published: May 21, 2014 by Erres Proyectos Digitales, S.L.U.. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Un muchacho triste y marginado, un joven sin futuro alguno, sin esperanzas, ni siquiera buenos recuerdos, encuentra de pronto, donde menos lo esperaba, una salida a sus frustraciones y una pasión con la que sobrevivir. Allí donde los intelectuales y los sensatos afilan sus cuchillos, «contra el dichoso fútbol que nos aborrega», el protagonista encuentra una razón para vivir...
Brushstrokes by Wendy Beach
Price: Free! Words: 3,350. Language: Australian English. Published: May 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 5 reviews)
*Shortlisted in the 2014 Tod Hunter Literary Award.* This is a short story about an Indigenous Australian art teacher, frustrated by bereavement and the loss of her heritage in an ever changing world. This is a modern, contemporary literary piece set in Perth, Western Australia,.
Between Two Deserts by Germaine Shames
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,790. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2014 by Pale Fire Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Winner of the Arizona Literary Fellowship in Fiction: Coming to Jerusalem to fulfill her grandfather’s dying wish, Eve Cavell finds herself poised on the seam of three worlds—Muslim, Christian, and Jewish. “Shames, a former Middle East correspondent, skillfully intertwines the lives of this diverse cast of characters to produce a tightly executed, emotion-filled work.” Publisher’s Weekly
Heaven Must Be Like This by Kurt Erkan
Price: $4.75 USD. Words: 118,950. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
V had always thought that his life was a docile flow of foreseeable moments, until he survived the week of his father's sudden death. With every sin he and his family commit, their dignity, self-respect and family bonds take another blow. V has nothing left to hold on to but his hope – but even that seems to be slipping through his fingers…
Le Babouchier Migrateur by Alain Dizerens
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,070. Language: French. Published: May 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Dans une stridence de métal, le train s’engagea sur un splendide pont suspendu dont les grandes voiles treillissées de titane laissaient chanter leur armature au vent...
Accelerated Times by Jason McGathey
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 209,280. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Imagine you wake up one day to find 99% of the world's population has disappeared - and then 99% again the morning after that. Phones and internet down, highways destroyed, a government that isn't exactly forthcoming with answers...how would you go about figuring out what became of friends and family? The protagonists confront these questions and more in Jason McGathey's chilling new novel.
The New Men by Jon Enfield
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 97,430. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2014 by Wayzgoose Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Tony Grams comes to America at the start of the twentieth century, set on becoming a new man. He lands a job at the Ford Motor Company that puts him at the center of a daring social and economic experiment. Ford offers to double the standard wage for men who will be thrifty, sober, and dedicated--and will let Ford investigators into their homes to confirm it...
Dios por Dios es cuatro by Francisco Rangel
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 120,100. Language: Spanish. Published: May 14, 2014 by Ediciones La Rana. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
En Dios más Dios son cuatro, Rangel juega con los géneros y con las formas y nos entrega un libro de cuentos que jamás traiciona las intenciones de su autor cuya propuesta encuentra una exacta correspondencia con sus textos y profetiza, si Feynman nos lo permite, que un buen día los papers se convertirán en literatura y ésta podría transformarse en una ciencia.
The Fart (Tales from Japan) by Nankichi Niimi
Price: Free! Words: 8,390. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2014 by Little J Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literary collections » Asian / Japanese
This is a story of a dramatic event that happened to a boy named Harukichi one warm afternoon in autumn. Harukichi goes to a small school in a small village. Sometimes Harukichi is embarrassed by the way his classmates behave. One day a new teacher named Mr. Fuji arrives from the big city. Another interesting character in this story is Ishitaro. Ishitaro likes to fart. A lot.
Lundi ou mardi by Virginia Woolf
Price: $6.50 USD. Words: 20,880. Language: French. Published: May 13, 2014 by Editions de L'Herne. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Classics
Examine for a moment an ordinary mind on an ordinary day. The mind receives a myriad impressions—trivial, fantastic, evanescent, or engraved with the sharpness of steel. From all sides they come, an incessant shower of innumerable atoms; and as they fall, as they shape themselves into the life of Monday or Tuesday.
William Shakespeare’s "The Tempest": A Retelling in Prose by David Bruce
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,260. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is an easy-to-read retelling of William Shakespeare's "The Tempest." This is the last play he wrote by himself, although later he co-wrote two plays with John Fletcher. In "The Tempest," Prospero, who lives on a mostly deserted island with his daughter, Miranda, uses his magic powers to regain his rightful place as Duke of Milan.
Son of Man by S.J. Hawley
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 76,710. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Los angeles, 1969. The slaughter of film star sharon tate and her friends by charles manson and his female disciples brought the age of aquarius to a bloody, if well-deserved, end. But what inspired the acid-crazed former jailbird and his teenage devotees to kill? A downward spiral into drugs, violence and perverted sex that lays bare the darkest corners of the american dream.
Альманах журнала «Венский Литератор» № 24 by Wiener Literat Magazine
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 57,180. Language: Russian. Published: May 7, 2014 by Wiener Literat. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Anthologies » General
Литературный журнал «Венский литератор» издается в Вене, Австрия, на русском языке с 2006 года. 24-ый номер журнала представляет собой первую часть сборник работ участников международного фестиваля «Литературная Вена 2013».
Fathers House: A Preview by C. Edward Baldwin
Price: Free! Words: 27,240. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A Preview of the critically acclaimed Fathers House. When a young teen is fatally beaten in an abandoned schoolyard, assistant district attorney Ben Lovison is assigned the case of prosecuting the alleged perpetrator, a seventeen year old wannabe rapper and current resident of Lovison's childhood home, Fathers House.
Occidental Adam, Oriental Eve...and other stories of Thailand by John Cadet
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 46,680. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2014 by booksmango. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A majority of these stories is set in Thailand. A shot rings out in a Bangkok slum; not far from Pattaya a portly Thai banker is taken by a shark; a Western adviser, at the end of his tether, sits at the feet of a meditation teacher in the Thai Northeast; in his Bangkok penthouse an English lecturer – the Occidental Adam of the title story – is offered ‘the firm, fresh apple’ of a student’s breas
¡Uy! by Óscar Espinar Lázaro
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,260. Language: Spanish. Published: May 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Cirujanos, madres, músicos, locos, prostitutas, abogados, paseantes, amigos imaginarios. Todos, absolutamente todos, han tenido que pararse en algún momento y agarrarse el pecho para exclamar ¡uy! Después, como han podido, algunos han seguido adelante y otros hacia atrás, pues el dolorcillo que les hizo encogerse llegó en el peor momento, casi siempre demasiado pronto. ¿O era demasiado tarde?
Love and Ordinary Things, Poems from the Wheat Field, Kitchen, Dance Floor and Heart by Marcy Goldman
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 10,370. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Marcy Goldman, is a professional pastry chef, cookbook author, writer and the spirit and creative voice of www.BetterBaking.com. Since 1997, Betterbaking.com has been the online home of the baker who is also, as it turns out, is a wordsmith and poet.
Bee Summers by Melanie Dugan
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,060. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2014 by UpStart Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(3.00 from 1 review)
The spring she is eleven years old, Melissa Singer’s mother walks out of the house and never returns. That summer, her father, a migratory beekeeper, takes her along with him as he delivers his hives. The trip and the people she meets change her life. Over the years that follow, Melissa tries to unlock the mystery of her mother’s disappearance and struggles to come to terms with her loss.