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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.
Consolation Fear by Cove Tate
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 21,350. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mashups, Fiction » Literature » Literary
In 2051, seven years since the beginning of Anthony the H's apocalypse, he postpones The End in order to see his timestuck delusional father undergo Partial Forced Reality treatment at Mount Zion Mental Health Facility For The Murderously Insane. But the procedure has consequences not even a sadistic, artistic genius like the H could anticipate.
The Hard Times Companion (Includes Study Guide, Historical Context, and Character Index) by BookCaps
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,340. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Charles Dickens’ "Hard Times" is one of the most complex books ever written. If you are a little confused, you are not alone! If you are struggling with the classic work, let BookCaps help. This book contains a comprehension study of Dickens’ classic work (including chapter summaries for every chapter, and an overview of themes and characters). This edition does not include the actual book. We
Pod prąd by Krzysztof Jaworski
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 28,280. Language: Polish. Published: July 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Powieść-metafora, której miejscem akcji jest szpital psychiatryczny. Książka obfituje w wiele błyskotliwych, groteskowych i tragikomicznych scen, a język stanowi jedną z jej najmocniejszych stron.
Life So Perfect by Nathan Bassett
Price: Free! Words: 77,790. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Christian » Contemporary
Maddie kissed Joe's cheek and whispered, "Steven’s not crazy Joe, he’s damaged. He’s hurt and broken, like everyone in this place. We're all broken, but never ever ruined.”
Sleep Has No Master by Jon Konrath
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,780. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Can we tell the difference between our dreams and reality? In his latest collection of short stories and flash fiction, Jon Konrath dances between metafiction and nihilism in an absurdist world of geek culture that form the 27 fast-paced stories in Konrath's bizarro compendium.
Street Lady by Lois D. Carlson
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 68,030. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2013 by Martin Sisters Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Left destitute by the death of her husband, Ella Martin must find a way to make it on her own. Milton, her deceased spouse, accrued his wealth at the expense of unsuspecting investors and then lost it all amid charges of fraud and deceit. Ella now must cope with the loss of her home, her possessions, most of her devoted friends, and her only son.
Midnight Burgers by E.M. Noble
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,900. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
On the 25th anniversary of Midnight Burgers (a local, family-owned diner), the power goes out. The customers inside respond in different ways to transform into a collective memorable night.
Fog by Sean Monaghan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,620. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013 by Triple V Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Michelle fled the house in a panic, after dark. Now Graham's got to drive halfway down the Waikato to find her. A New Zealand literary story by Sean Monaghan, author of "Back from Vermont".