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Of Rats and Men
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Price: Free! Words: 12,170. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A dramatic "down the rabbit hole" excursion involving a jeweler, a thief and a rat. This novelette by Frank Severino runs the gambit of existential queries and twists of fate. It plunges the reader down a dark flume and delivers bright resolution from unlikely sources.
The Distance Between
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 60,460. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
"Surprising, sad, hilarious, and true." Mattie Welsh has just received a phone call - one of the ones we dread - telling her that her parents have been in a serious car crash and may not survive. Almost without thinking, Mattie hops in the car and begins one of the longest journeys she will ever take.
The Coma Monologues
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,100. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011 by Green Snake Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Do stories have the power to heal? For Gary Hawken, life in a coma offers few perks. Nurses care for him and people sit by his bed and tell him stories, but the glorious mess of life passes him by. In a world where survival depends on his ability to understand his stories, Gary must recognize the value of his own soul. A hypnotic tale of one man’s struggle to find the truth in his own epic life.
So They Say Collected Stories
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 167,380. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
In twenty-one stories, So They Say follows southern-born protagonist Rex Fordham, first as a sensitive outsider child, later as a sexually-repressed adult seeking his proper place in the world. Rex journeys from small-town life, to high school and college, onward into marriage, fatherhood, and the traumas and heartbreak of divorce—and finally, life as an out gay man.
Last Stroke of the Brush
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Price: Free! Words: 9,750. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When Roxana, a celebrity talk show host, meets Jam and his gang of street urchins, little does she realize that her intention to bring change to their lives will set her on a treacherous path of self discovery she has no stomach for.
First Writing Book 2 - Step 1
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Series: Teach Children to Write, Book 2. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 580. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
(5.00 from 1 review)
These books are written and designed to help you teach your child to write in three easy steps: Step 1: The two books help your child hold their pen or pencil and follow simple lines and shapes preparing them for letter shapes. Age 4 - 6 Step 2: The second step builds on step 1 and introduces writing individual letters. Age 5 - 7 Step 3: Writing words
The Odyssey of Kostas Volakis
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 84,970. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
"Every man's life is an Odyssey; it does not matter if the body remains rooted in one place, for it is the heart and the spirit that journey to Ithaca." So speaks Father Marias, the close friend and the wise spiritual adviser to Kostas Volakis - the hero whose own Odyssey gives sweep, power, and vision to this novel of Greek-Americans in the first part of the 20th century.
Damascus Proper
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 384,840. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Damascus Proper is a tale of punk rock, murder, the quest for the divine, and love gone wrong – spiritual love, romantic love, love between family and friends. Structured similarly to the Bible, it chronicles a cult known as the Children of Bert and how their history is intertwined with that of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Earth Doctor
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,140. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
A lifetime of preparation goes into Kenyon Hart's field test. When he collects samples, the results will either make or break his reputation as an environmental scientist. He is confident they have managed to undo years of pollution. Yet he wishes he could go back and do this project over. In the process of helping a dying lake, the Earth doctor discovers a way to reclaim his own life.
Music Made By Bears
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,040. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2011 by H.H.B. Publishing, LLC. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Music Made By Bears takes place in an isolated religious community whose long-sought seclusion and harmony are disrupted by the arrival of two mirrored opposites—one invited, and one not. It combines beautifully written prose with a multilayered, thematic story that challenges readers to reflect on the meaning, purpose, and depth of life.
The Dolphin and other stories
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You set the price! Words: 51,210. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: November 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Dolphin is a collection of seventeen short stories of New Zealanders placed, for one reason or another, in countries as diverse as France, Italy, Germany and the United States as well as at home in New Zealand.
Nana's Special Day and other stories
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You set the price! Words: 41,610. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: November 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Nana’s Special Day is a collection of fifteen short stories set in Auckland, New Zealand, at various times and places, and written from a uniquely New Zealand point of view.
I'll Give You Something to Cry About: A Gathering of Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,380. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2011 by Queen's Ferry Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
TO BE held in cupped hands and passed around with wonder, the storied worlds of I’ll Give You Something to Cry About constitute a grouping born of spellbinding cosmic dust. Once more assuming the mantle of Story’s guardian, Corey Mesler sets to work at not only protecting and preserving, but pondering, playing, prodding, and perambulating within the bounds of narrative creation and exhaustion.
The Tranquillity Project
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 126,970. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
The price of peace is high in the post-war British zone of 2042. The female government, led by Verity Wood, blames male aggression for the devastating Final War, which has resulted in a shrunken world divided between secular West and clerical East. In the British Zone, women are in control and men are marginalized. Tyranny is difficult to maintain, even if it is clothed in a velvet glove.
Breaking and Entering
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,320. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Breaking and Entering is a debut collection of eleven short stories about relatively ordinary people who experience intense beauty and tragedy in their lives when they least expect it.
The Old Man Who Worked at the Cannery
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,640. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is the story of a conversation between a retired cannery worker and someone who just met him. Read how the man reminisces mostly positively about his childhood, moving up to management within the cannery, marriage, children and his more ambivalent and negative thoughts on working class life, drinking, rock and roll hedonism, and the pitfalls of 8-track tapes.
På bänken ska vi andas
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Price: Free! Words: 39,610. Language: Swedish. Published: November 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(1.00 from 1 review)
I fönstret ser Elna glimtar av sig själv. Och bänken vid kyrkan dit hon längtar. Där ska hon och Den Ende sitta en dag och andas luft som ingen andats före dem. Men mellan dem och bänken finns sifferbommar, personal - och du.
Moses Trod
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 225,060. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A drama of contrasts where two generations intertwine through the life of one man, encountering music, wealth, women, artists, good times and bad as he struggles to come to terms with life and love, always meaning to leave the world a better place. Beneath this fast flowing story lies Moses, a tramp who wanders the streets and hills. 'It was the hills that made him...'
Of Lion Paw and Tiger Jaw
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,090. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Humans may not be the only animals who crave freedom. In these stories, we enter the minds of thirteen wild creatures and the people interacting with them. No anthropomorphizing here--these beasts may be sentient, but they do not think like us. Whether we encounter an eagle nervous about an approaching photographer or a tiger aching to kill a deer, we step through these pages into an alien world.
The Fate of Pryde, the second in the Trilogy of Remembrance
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Price: $8.64 USD. Words: 103,080. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A fabulous tale of art, creativity and—betrayal. Alexander Wainwright, Britain’s finest landscape painter, enchants us with visions of the beyond—that which lies behind the everyday world.