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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?
Exuberance by Bel Vidal
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,540. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General(4.00 from 1 review)
Exuberant Elena bursts out of Angie’s imagination shortly after Angie turns 30, causing her life to spiral out of control. To her family’s horror, Angie transforms into the irrepressible Elena, and sets out to conquer the world - and her husband’s best friend. After she’s diagnosed as bipolar, all those swept by the ensuing tempest must face the demons of their past in order to build a new future.
Thick and Fast by Tommy Dakar
Price: Free! Words: 68,290. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Ambrose Ork was born thick. By contrast Harvey Paulson, the new owner of the mansion, was ambitious, and as fast as they come. So when the body was found it was clear who would take the blame. Because there was nothing Ambrose could do to change things. Or was there?
Atrapadioses by Marco Herreras
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,870. Language: Spanish. Published: May 15, 2013 by Erres Proyectos Digitales, S.L.U.. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Un profesor universitario de Matemáticas comienza, de pronto, a sufrir extrañas pesadillas durante las cuales recrea la muerte de personas y animales que nunca antes ha visto. Muy pronto, estas pesadillas pasan a convertirse en una obsesión que le lleva a interesarse por los mitos arcaicos de los pueblos más antiguos...
Sans Domicile Fixe by Jiva Bahati
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,350. Language: French. Published: May 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
Un cadre aisé et bien installé dans la vie découvre un soir, suite à une avalanche de péripéties plus invraisemblables les unes que les autres, le monde de la rue et des SDF. Il va alors comprendre en une nuit ce qu'il n'avait jamais soupçonné tout au long de son existence...
While the Sands Whisper by Linda Ruth Horowitz
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,430. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Ayishah, a freelance American-Israeli photographer, embarks on a seven-month adventure that soon draws her into a taboo love affair with her Bedouin guide, Hakim. He has many secrets, but Ayishah has one of her own: a painful abandonment of her family that needs to heal. It becomes her challenge to reveal, using the terrible beauty of the Sinai, how we overcome the borders that divide us.
Biblioteca Nacional by Mario Crespo
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 37,150. Language: Spanish. Published: May 13, 2013 by Erres Proyectos Digitales, S.L.U.. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Con una agilidad y facilidad sorprendentes, Mario Crespo acierta a armar, en “Biblioteca Nacional”, una trama absorbente en la que se entremezclan realidad y ficción, verdad e ilusión, a tal extremo que el lector acaba por tener dudas sobre en cuál de los dos planos se encuentra… si es que finalmente existe algún plano cierto.
Gaia Weeps by Kevin E. Ready
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,200. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013 by Saint Gaudens Press Inc. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Finally, an eBook update of the classic 1998 novel of global warming. The prophetic novel gives a frightening preview of a world in which global warming and its symptoms change life as we know it. The 1998 novel eerily predicts the 2012 Hurricane Sandy event and other epic events.
Ten Poems about East Asia & Kitsch Nebula Ampersands And by Ralph-Michael Chiaia
Price: Free! Words: 2,950. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Asian poetry, Fiction » Literature » Literary(4.00 from 1 review)
Move over Buddha! Here comes Chiaia! The book of poems is broken into two parts. Part one is a travelogue told in a haiku-like style covering Malaysia to Korea. Part Two is a more aggressive mantra with terror-laden conversations between a Person and a Mushroom, Odes to things such as Kitsch Technology and For the Sake of It, and experimental poems filled with codes and HTML text.
A Memoir of Absence by Frederic Colier
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,340. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2013 by Book Case Engine. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Ever since Salinger, nine seems to be a magic number when it comes to rendering debut short story collections. Frederic Colier's A Memoir of Absence is no exception. Embarking on an evocative journey through the heartland of our own delusions, Colier's terse prose guides us beyond the barren cultural plane of our all-too-malleable American dreams taking us into a realm of intellectual urgency, lin
Marchi by Philip Demak
Price: $1.76 USD. Words: 48,430. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Inspirational
Not long ago, before the internet, cell phones and PC’s, people sent letters, talked over the phones or, even better, chatted face to face over a cup of coffee, a beer or tea. Parks, cafeterias and street corners were the meeting places. Marchi is one of those people in the 1980’s, somewhere in a Californian town. Amid books and friends, he will capture you.
Literary Lunes Magazine March/April 2013 issue by Literary Lunes Publications
Price: Free! Words: 21,070. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Welcome to the March/April 2013 issue. I apologize for the lateness of it! the May/June will be available within the next week. In this issue, there are lots of articles from authors sharing their experiences on their journeys.
Celeste nostalgia by Pierluigi Felli
Series: Nero di Seppia, Book 8. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,240. Language: Italian. Published: May 7, 2013 by Fuoco Edizioni. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Racconti surreali dal mondo calcistico ultras di un tifoso lagato ai tempi andati.
Nylon Trees by Gary Loderhose
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,070. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 3 reviews)
As a child, Ronnie worships his older brother Mikey. But as time goes by, he begins to view him differently. How does he deal with a special needs brother? Will Ronnie ever understand Mikey's nylon trees? Nylon Trees, a gripping, voice-driven story dealing with such strong themes as love, guilt and despair, leaves the reader with a message of redemption and forgiveness.