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Literary Lunes Magazine- January/February 2013 Issue by Literary Lunes Publications
Price: Free! Words: 9,120. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Welcome to the first issue of 2013! We have lots of advice from what writers really hate, to tips to consider before publishing. Wacky Writers is back, and so is Behind the Scenes! We also have Book reviews from Lunar Reviews, Terra-Firma and Ashley Laura. Enjoy!
The Painting of Porcupine City: A Novel by Ben Monopoli
Price: $4.89 USD. Words: 117,080. Language: American English. Published: January 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 1 review)
Sexy and sweet, gritty and gut-wrenching, "The Painting of Porcupine City" takes readers on a graffiti-covered adventure spanning years and hemispheres and miles of painted walls. From the author of "The Cranberry Hush."
Cell Phones Evolved by Ryan Lee
Price: Free! Words: 1,040. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2013. Categories: Essay » Technology, Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is a short creativity essay, using fictional dialog/setting. The topic is about how cell phones evolved. However, the purpose was to incorporated creative fictional dialog into a non-fiction essay. I did that to make the essay more interesting to me.
The Listeners by Harrison Demchick
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 103,240. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2013 by Bancroft Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Literature » Literary
In a borough quarantined due to an airborne illness that causes deformity, insanity, and death, a 14-year-old boy named Daniel, orphaned by the plague, is caught up with a one-eared gang/cult called the Listeners. But all he really wants is to find his best friend Katie, trapped elsewhere in the quarantine. Harrison Demchick's electrifying debut is a harrowing work of literary horror.
The Front Porch by Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,300. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Front Porch: the place, literal or figurative, where Americans watch the world go by. Journalists help expand America’s front porch to a worldwide stage. They put on a pretty face and soften the blow of ugly news. They must hold the line between “need to know” and “too much information.” But at what cost, when the horrors of the world become just another day at the office?
Conversations at Night by George W Parker
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,560. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Life, Art, and Civilization; Arkansas style. Part 1 - (1965-1974) Drugs, Sex and Violence. Part 2 - (1972-1974) A man wants to be remembered. Part 3 - (Before 1965) Profiles in Courage.
Handover by Paul Blaney
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 36,900. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2013 by Typhoon Media. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Handover, a vivid, cinematic new novella by Paul Blaney, writer in residence at Rutgers University, peels back the skin of expatriate Hong Kong to uncover vengeance, betrayal, and madness
Age In A Time Of Insanity and Other Short Stories by Glorianne Hajdu
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,820. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
21 upbeat tales of choice and challenge. A telepathic plea from an abused, isolated woman -- the impending theft of the assets and freedoms of an 89 year old nursing home resident -- the struggles of a young divorcee sheltering a frail musician -- and more are within these pages.
Illustrated Dodge a Twist and a Tobacconist by Sophronia Belle Lyon
Series: The Alexander Legacy. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,660. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2013 by Mary C. Findley. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Illustrated with full-page, full-color Victorian-era art, this Steampunk Literary Tribute merges characters from classic stories into a crimefighting team battling human trafficking. Characters from Alcott, Stevenson, Dickens and others. Prowl the Thames in a steam-powered Catfish. Soar over London in a stealth glider. Witness astonishing redemption and restoration.
A View at the Sunset by Elena Karpos
Series: A View at the Sunset, 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,630. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » European / General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Time went by.He eventually realised that had missed something very important in his life - a lady he had once alienated and insulted.But deceiving himself that way, he just made his life miserable.Some years later he met her by chance, followed to the new place of her living, understanding it was the only chance for him to remedy the situation that he had allowed to get out of his hands years ago.
Blues for Beginners: Stories and Obsessions by Judith Podell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,970. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013 by Bacon Press Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General(5.00 from 1 review)
In this deftly written collection,Judith Podell’s bluesy stories about life, love and loss would be heartbreaking if they weren't so funny. Whether she’s writing about Greenwich Village or Washington,DC, group therapy, magic brownies or sex in a fallout shelter -- Podell recreates a time when first jobs, like first loves, weren’t how we were going spend the rest of our lives.
O plus F by John Moncure Wetterau
Price: Free! Words: 64,810. Language: American English. Published: January 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A solitary man in a diner on the coast of Maine. A tall beautiful stranger. A whip. A bronze heart. Hawaii. The Northwest ... How far will he go to face the truth about himself? ... This is a story about borders: between father and son, between sex and love, between life and death.
The Champion of All Snacks by Martin Dugas
Price: Free! Words: 1,580. Language: Canadian English. Published: January 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A father decides to make himself the Champion of All Snacks. When his young daughter Sabrina walks in the kitchen hoping to get a piece of her favorite delicacy, he clearly informs her that he's making his Specialty Snack for himself only, but agrees to teach her how to make it. However, the lesson on how to prepare the infamous snack turns out to be a little bit too technical for Sabrina!
Wild, Hard, Sweet by John Moncure Wetterau
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,810. Language: American English. Published: January 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Harry is determined to outdo his smooth successful father. Charley is a local hero, an athlete, good-natured, fiercely independent. They join forces in a drug buy and are busted on the Maine coast. Charley runs; Harry games the system, using his family's money and connections. Who comes out ahead? This is a finely written story about mavericks growing up. Sexy, visual, and honest.
The Temptress by Hough Rodgers
Series: The Temptress, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 3,770. Language: American English. Published: January 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A woman and a man meet for the first time. It's an opportunity for one to start something new, for the other it's a chance to further their plans and schemes. Could it be love or something more serious and life threatening?
The Sky and the Flowers for the Beloved... by Elena Karpos
Series: The Sky and the Flowers for the Beloved..., 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,890. Language: Russian. Published: January 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
The main character, Evgenia, turned down her own career in London, coming back home to Russia to look after her beloved, terminally ill Mother. Fear of losing the most precious person in her life not only helps Evgenia to fight the illness of her Mother – the absence of both cardiac valves. Alluding to the patent's age and lack of money doctors refused to carry on with operation on time...
Joe Burke's Last Stand by John Moncure Wetterau
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,230. Language: American English. Published: January 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Joe Burke is handsome, capable, getting a little gray at the temples. Divorce has left him wondering what's next. He throws some belongings in his truck and leaves town to find out, a search that takes him from Maine to Hawaii. A joyful, powerful, book about sex, love, art, and finding one's teachers.
Arcady by Elena Karpos
Series: A View at the Sunset, 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,790. Language: British English. Published: January 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » European / General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
The tale is about arrogance and pride of the main character, Arcady, - ambitious and at the same time rather charismatic young man, who, according to his own declaration, is unable to fall in love whatsoever. He just prefers to flirt with some smart, pretty and intelligent female. But once his chasing is over, he banally loses any interests to go on with the relationships.