- African American fiction
- Alternative history
- Children’s books
- Coming of age
- Cultural & ethnic themes
- Fairy tales
- Gay & lesbian fiction
- Graphic novels & comics
- Humor & comedy
- Literary collections
- Mystery & detective
- Plays & Screenplays
- Science fiction
- Themes & motifs
- Thriller & suspense
- Transgressional fiction
- Visionary & metaphysical
- Women's fiction
- Young adult or teen
- Antiques & Collectibles
- Art, Architecture, Photography
- Business & Economics
- Career Guides
- Children's Books
- Comics (nonfictional)
- Computers and Internet
- Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits
- Education and Study Guides
- Engineering, trades, and technology
- Gay and Lesbian
- General reference
- Health, wellbeing, & medicine
- Home and Garden
- Language Instruction
- Literary criticism
- New Age
- Politics and Current Affairs
- Relationships and Family
- Religion and Spirituality
- Science and Nature
- Sex and Relationships
- Social Science
- Sports & outdoor recreation
- True Crime
The Scribe by I.C. Wagner
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 115,500. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
A mysterious woman inscribing messages on the necks of men, an ancient artifact and a demon gate about to be opened - all set amidst an industrialized Renaissance. What starts out as an adventure in a vibrant and mostly familiar setting soon transitions into a dark, twisted and fantastical world, where the demons on the outside are by far not as threatening as those we harbor within ourselves.
Hong Kong Rose by Xu Xi
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 114,490. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013 by Signal 8 Press. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American, Fiction » Literature » Literary
The novel rewinds through a drama set in Hong Kong of the seventies, where Confucian family ties and British colonial society embrace Rose's "perfect" marriage to a lawyer from a prominent South African Chinese family. But even before the wedding, a dark underside to that family begins to emerge; Rose must confront the reality of her new life as it unfolds with many surprising twists and turns.
Through It Came Bright Colors by Trebor Healey
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 88,450. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013 by Signal 8 Press. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Author Trebor Healey's rich, lyrical prose provides a unique and intimate look at one gay man's struggle to live openly and honestly, to love and to be loved, free from shame and guilt. Through It Came Bright Colors is a compelling saga of emotional, spiritual, and poetic depth.
Access: Thirteen Tales by Xu Xi
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 61,500. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013 by Signal 8 Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
What do we think we desire? What do we truly desire? These are the two competing forces underlying Xu Xi’s latest fiction collection Access. These thirteen tales are at once acerbic and heartbreaking, directing our gaze at the incongruities of human relations and the persistence of wounds our hearts cannot heal.
Paradox Lost: A Divine Comedy Book II by Daniel L. Lowery
Series: The Paradox Lost Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 46,490. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Literature » Literary(4.50 from 2 reviews)
L'Inferno, the second part of Paradox Lost, has Steve Adams taking a job at a fundamentalist school. Adams thinks he can walk the intellectual tightrope between science and religion. When the university president's daughter tempts him into joining her family Adams begins to compromise his principles. Will a lifestyle of ease cause him to abandon science for superstition?
The Poem Store by Angie McCullagh
Price: Free! Words: 40,450. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Poem Store is a short story collection about women at surprising turning points during the summer of 2009. A middle aged breast cancer survivor becomes enamored with a young photographer staying in the small motel she manages. A twenty-something haiku busker in Seattle finally decides her boyfriend is no good for her. A governor’s wife realizes her husband has taken up with a Brazilian woman a
La Marque du Lynx (Les Trois Âges - Volume 1) by J.P Taurel
Series: Les Trois Âges, Volume 1. Price: $6.49 USD. Words: 74,640. Language: French. Published: May 22, 2013 by Éditions Hélène Jacob. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Les Années folles battent leur plein sur la Riviera française, et rien ne laisse présager que la riche famille Leonardi, estimée de tous, devra bientôt affronter ses démons du passé, malgré elle. Car ils vont être accablés par le Lynx, un maître-chanteur pervers qui, derrière son anonymat, les pourchasse inlassablement. Sauront-ils le démasquer et l’empêcher de laisser encore une fois sa marque ?
Corpus Callosum by Erika Price
Price: Free! Words: 53,970. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Science fiction » General(5.00 from 1 review)
Corpus Callosum is a work of literary science-fiction about Jeanette Porter, a 30-year-old copywriter who uploads the mind of her dead sister Joey into a computer. But Joey doesn't take this change well, and begins to behave erratically. Jeanette must track down the computer’s inventor and enlist the help of several other uploaded minds in order to save her sister’s sanity and repair their bond.
Unmarked Graves by Crystal Alford
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,010. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
After being shunned by her religious family for 12 years and making a new life for herself, Sarah must find a way to come to terms with the death of her grandfather, a man she once loved. Her journey is reflective, thought provoking, and sometimes humorous.
Caffeine Cinema by Roy Claflin
Price: Free! Words: 14,950. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
With the world becoming a different place, his best friend sinking into a post-graduation depression, and an old family acquaintance showing up with bad news, Eddie is forced out of his comfort zone and seeks to make some changes in the easy life he's built for himself.
Nothing is Right by Michael Scott Monje, Jr
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 64,110. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Nothing is Right is a novel about not being able to be called autistic. Set in 1988, the year Rainman was on the silver screen, it follows Clay, a boy whose lack of intellectual disability disqualified him from an autism diagnosis under the standards of care of the time.
Wild Stabs at Love or Something Like it by Jessica Harman
Price: Free! Words: 19,260. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013 by Philistine Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 1 review)
Wild Stabs at Love or Something Like it is a short story collection in which love is examined as an imaginary place in the mind, as well as an agreement between two people that is real but tentative. These are stories of two ships passing in the night, of intercultural communication, of being lost and finding one's self in others, and in one's self.
Ruffled Feathers by Jason Blacker
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,750. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
Ruffled Feathers is a short novel exploring two days in the life of Mallard the unlikely hero. In Broken Beak Woods, it is illegal to fly above your ability. In fact, it is a crime punishable by clipping, the grisly punishment of losing the ability to fly. Not only was Mallard flying higher than he should, but he was also flying faster than he was allowed.
Rory, My Brother by Kate Walker
Price: Free! Words: 2,200. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary(5.00 from 1 review)
It’s hard to live with some people, and harder to live without them. This story is based on a real family I meet some years ago. Their plight touched me, not least of all that of the older brother. Because the family tried to protect him, he seemed farthest removed from the unfolding tragedy. But there was no protecting him from the fact that sometimes, unfortunately, love hurts.
I Like The White World by Mark Butterworth
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,990. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Ted Mason, hired by a Catholic film making company, conceives of a documentary that would explore what professional thinkers and powerful men make of Pilate's final, unanswered question to Christ: "What is Truth?" In the course of making that documentary, Ted learns much about his father, his faith, his colonial ancestors, and himself that could not have been laid open to him in any other way.
Lorenzostein: A Bizarre Tale of the Depravity of a Young Academic by Mary Smetley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,830. Language: American English. Published: May 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
Lorenzostein is the story of a young academic who is a bit different from the most of us in that he has an overwhelming fixation on sex and is quite paranoid. The story details his problems in academia and his relationships with his various mistresses. Furthermore, in the course of the story he comes to feel that he is a Christ-like figure who has come to save humanity.
Trade (A Novelette) by Lochlan Bloom
Price: Free! Words: 16,940. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 1 review)
The nihilistic employee of a Berlin social network chronicles the early days of a new sexual economy. What happens when the world of tech start-ups collides with the global sex industry?