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La vie est belle ! (Saison 4) by Anne de Gandt
Series: Le gang des bigoudènes, Saison 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,120. Language: French. Published: August 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Et si on se mariait ? Il était une fois le temps des questionnements, de la confiance que l'on s'accorde, des doutes – ou des engagements. Avoir, ou non, des enfants, parvenir à l'équilibre, accéder à une existence construite ensemble. Car la vie est belle pour ces femmes fières d'être elles-mêmes et de leurs choix ! Nouvelle édition.
To Sea by Michael LoCurto
Price: Free! Words: 71,040. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(4.00 from 1 review)
To Sea, tells the story of Long Island fisherman Jon Brand, who blames his years of greedy overfishing for the complete absence of life in the local waters. His wife deems this conclusion without merit and urges him to find work on shore to support his family, but Jon has to seek his own answers from the sea before he can choose the right course for his future.
Twilight Breakout by Robert Bonomo
Price: Free! Words: 47,260. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
What happens to a hard boiled, less than upstanding young man when he finds out that his own demise has become seemingly imminent? Twilight Breakout follows Johnny Lynch on his gut wrenching journey from South Florida to Spain as he comes to terms with his own mortality.
Neon Literary Magazine #35 by Neon Books
Series: Neon Literary Magazine. Price: Free! Words: 6,480. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Issue 35 of Neon features the work of Jenny Gray, Jack Brodie, Noel Sloboda, Sarah Greenfield Clark, Nicole Cloutier, Derek Adams, Deborah Sellers, and Annette Volfing. The cover image is by Imran Khan.
Альманах журнала "Венский Литератор" № 23 by Wiener Literat Magazine
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 69,300. Language: Russian. Published: August 1, 2013 by Wiener Literat. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Anthologies » General
Литературный журнал «Венский литератор» издается в Вене, Австрия, на русском языке с 2006 года.
Popcorn, Lollipops, and Porn by Sophie Olsen
Price: Free! Words: 8,490. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories(5.00 from 1 review)
A private detective chases a burglar onto the midnight streets of Boston and discovers the oddest artist he's ever seen. Terrified that her secret identity will wreck her real life, the artist can't imagine the havoc Mike's about to cause. A short story containing no porn whatsoever, the title refers to a comment made by one of the story's three compelling main characters.
The 228 Legacy by Jennifer J. Chow
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 64,750. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013 by Martin Sisters Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Three generations in an all-female Taiwanese family living near Los Angeles in 1980 are each guarding personal secrets. Grandmother Silk finds out that she has breast cancer, as daughter Lisa loses her job, while pre-teen granddaughter Abbey struggles with a school bully.
High Heels, With a Touch of Prufrock by David Sheppard
Series: Short Stories, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 2,040. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
I wrote this short story during the summer of 1992. It helped me flesh out a couple of characters in my first novel, The Escape of Bobby Ray Hammer, which I was writing at the time. I wrote it one Saturday evening, and the next afternoon, I read it to a rather large writing class. Our instructor loved it, and the class, mostly women, gave it a loud round of applause, something unheard of.
Russell and Maggie by R. Jean Mathieu
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,910. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013 by FedoraArts Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A story of friends... A story of loss... A story of pasta... ...and forgetting.
The Sum of His Worth by Ron Argo
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 126,620. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
A prize-winning journalist goes back to his youth growing up in Alabama in this non-fiction novel set during the violent Civil Right days, a novel Kirkus Reviews calls “ … profound [and] unpredictable … An engrossing, heartbreakingly real novel of the South.” In 1958, we're hurled into the paralyzed life of a town frozen in time by Jim Crow laws and controlled by the Ku Klux Klan.
Hello, Emptiness by James Eddy
Series: Diamonds, #8. Price: Free! Words: 3,770. Language: British English. Published: July 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary(4.00 from 1 review)
The sound of breaking glass wakes Colin and brings him downstairs, where he discovers a boy called Joe. Then the boy begins telling the story of what has brought him there that night, and Colin realises how much he has in common with the painfully lost young man and how sometimes we can find help from the least likely person in the least likely of circumstances.
Months and Seasons by Christopher Meeks
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,950. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
"Months and Seasons" is the follow-up story collection to Christopher Meeks's award-winning "The Middle-Aged Man and the Sea." With a combination of main characters from young to old and with drama and humor, the tales pursue such people as a supermodel who awakens after open-heart surgery, a famous playwright with a problem, and a reluctant man who attends a Halloween party as Dracula.
Party Favors by Mercedes King
Price: Free! Words: 3,350. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » Literary(3.00 from 1 review)
You're invited to attend the dinner party where Jacqueline Bouvier and Senator John F. Kennedy were first introduced by mutual friends. Experience the quiet exhiliration, the instant chemistry, and the nagging doubts that Miss Bouvier experienced, and find out what stubmling blocks almost kept them from becoming America's most iconic couple.
Captured Words and Deeds by Kathleen Christopher
Price: Free! Words: 78,050. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Answering machines facilitate the relationship between guitarist Phil Gideon and writer Julia Penn, but more binding are the premature deaths of their famous parents. Stumbling through adulthood, Phil and Julia learn brutal truths about their families, shattering long-held myths. Becoming parents, they face ghosts from the past while chasing their artistic dreams.
Alex and The Gruff (A Tale of Horror) by C. Sean McGee
Price: Free! Words: 96,280. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 1 review)
This is the tale of a polite and well-mannered boy named Alex who; after being abducted, develops an incredible bond with an angry and foul mouthed doll called The Gruff who teaches young Alex how to find his voice.
The Disappearance of Felix Kulp by John Wheatcroft
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,060. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2013 by The Wessex Collective. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Don’t be fooled by the epistolary form of this novel—it is a wonderful and engrossing read. Every letter writer’s voice is unique and distinctive. From the divorced second wife Leila’s hilarious couplets and poison-penned fury at her cheating husband to the chap selling the pornographic Japanese art, all letters make compelling reading in the mystery of why and how Felix disappears.
June and Jitter (The Bugs) by David Keffer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,450. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
"June and Jitter (the bugs)" can most succinctly be described as the bastard child produced from the unholy union of Ray Bradbury's "The Martian Chronicles" and an unrelenting dose of the clinical absurdism of Kobo Abé.
Four Ties Lit Review Summer 2013 The Work Issue by FourTiesLitReview
Price: Free! Words: 20,790. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
Four Ties Lit Review Summer 2013 “The Work Issue” is a collection of the best works submitted to the magazine for its Summer 2013 issue. It features Poetry, Fiction, Non-Fiction and Photographic Art from 25 different authors and artists including work from poet Paul Sacksteder, authors Erin F Robinson, and Nicki Blackwell as well as art from Greg Glau.
Extreme Remedies and Other Stories by Helen Hudson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,830. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2013 by The Wessex Collective. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Extreme Remedies and Other Stories collects short stories from Helen Hudson's long writing career along with autobiographical pieces that reveal how the concerns in her fiction intertwine with the concerns of her life. The characters in these stories grasp blindly in pursuit of empathy, a quality that is as vital to the giver as the receiver.