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My Night with the President: Based on Shakespeare's "Taming of the Shrew" by Elliott Middleton
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,510. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Larry Quigley tells the story of his own marriage, and that of a woman-taming Aussie, to the President and first lady in this comic novel based on Shakespeare's "The Taming of the Shrew." This adaptation is true to the spirit of Shakespeare's work, bringing Shakespeare's characters into the modern world.
The Affirmations of Supranaturalism by Luke Stuart Star
Price: Free! Words: 530. Language: American English. Published: August 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Affirmations of Supranaturalism is a short book of statements that supranaturalists can assert strongly and publicly.
Rūta by Kit Masters
You set the price! Words: 12,480. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
Rūta delves into the conscience of a secondary school teacher, optimistic and enthusiastic at the start of his career. He falls in love with his tutor group, one of whom, Rūta, a new arrival from Lithuania, seems to him a perfect student. He fixates on what she represents, as the reality of modern schools saps his energy and weakens his resolve.
Every Other Day But This by Alex Woolf
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,060. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2013 by Vagabondage Press LLC. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Elsa goes out one afternoon to post a letter. She knows she mustn’t be long. But before she can return home, things start to spin out of control. It all begins when she decides to help an old lady. One thing leads to another and soon she’s lost and far from home. As her chaotic journey through London unfolds, Elsa is forced to confront some pretty uncomfortable facts about her life and marriage.
Stéréotypie by Boris Beaudenon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,760. Language: French. Published: August 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
La soixantaine venue Mars est un apostat, un homme sans prise. Il regarde Bellone et ne sait plus pourquoi c’est elle. De lointaines sirènes, en direction de l’Opéra. Des gens ou des bêtes chassés sous la fenêtre. C’est un territoire d'étrangetés. Une après-midi en quittant le lycée, il voit une jeune femme adossée à l’aile d'une automobile voisine de la sienne.
Tonus Terrien by Boris Beaudenon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,170. Language: French. Published: August 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
En compagnie des vieux qui restent, Minerve et Mercure vivent au château, dans les décombres d’un lycée situé sur le territoire de l’ancienne Seine-et-Marne. Ils n’en sont jamais sortis. À l’extérieur il y a le veld et ses dangers. Une nuit, après être rentré d’avoir fait le tour des collets dans le parc, le vieux Cochise leur dit qu’il a vu une lumière à la grille.
Water Flow Down by R. P. Poe
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,290. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When Mazie Goforth’s lost love appears unexpectedly, soon followed by her prodigal family, she is forced to face who she has become and what might have been. Narrated by the frank and feisty Mazie, Water Flow Down follows her struggle to make sense of her past and an ever-changing present. Complicated by an orphaned teenager who asks for Mazie’s help in finding the truth about her mother's death..
Ne ekzistas verdaj steloj. (60 mikronoveloj en Esperanto, kun suplemento) by Liven Dek
Price: $6.75 USD. Words: 9,090. Language: Esperanto (original orthography with diacritics). Published: August 25, 2013 by Mondial. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Mondial prezentas en ĉi tiu volumo 60 originale en Esperanto verkitajn mikronovelojn kaj unu suplementan novelon de la Esperanta aŭtoro Liven Dek (Miguel Gutiérrez Adúriz).
The Ironic Fantastic #2 by Ironic Fantastic
Price: Free! Words: 17,960. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Literature » Literary
The second in a series of free anthologies that will showcase quirky, ironic, whimsical and unusual fantasy stories from writers around the world.
Bangkok A Go Go by John Hail
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,800. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013 by HeavenLakePress. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Asian / General
The novel starts in a Bangkok bar but soon the reader is transported to the key times and places of Thailand's turbulent political history and to the jungle camps of Thai communist guerrillas and Cambodian rebels. Set in the 1970s and '80s, Bangkok A-go-Go presents a unique vision of the political struggles that shaped Thailand's recent history.
The Salt Hollows by Norman Crane
Price: Free! Words: 1,270. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary(3.00 from 1 review)
My parents divorced. I don't live with my father. I live with my mother and Henry, who likes it when I call him "dad". One summer, my dad visited me secretly. When my mother and Henry found out, they were angry. Then the snow came. I'll never forget that night. Sometimes, people do things—do them out of love—that scrape away their insides, leaving them as nothing but painful containers of salt.
The Weariness of the South by John M. Williams
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 35,830. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literature » Literary
These ten stories of the old and new south feature the young, old, and middle-aged confronting painful transitions and oppressive memories, from brothers at odds in the 1880s to a kid in Civil Rights era Montgomery to an old man lost in the cosmos on a late-night bathroom trip.
Spell of Blindness by Lori Tiron-Pandit
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,180. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Ana Dor envisions a love of mystical dimensions that will save her, solve all mysteries of life, and bring her closer to God and happiness. This love carries in her mind all the weight of a true faith, and Ana is determined to believe it into existence. In time, however, she finds that she has been blinded by this same faith that once had opened her eyes.
The Woman in the Zebra Hat: A Short Story by J. G. McNease
Price: Free! Words: 9,690. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Sports
Sue has always dreamed of being the woman in the zebra hat. From her very first Derby, she fell in love with the sights, sounds, and fashions of women in the grandstand. The Woman in the Zebra Hat is an inspirational short story about family, dreams, love, and self-discovery. It's the perfect lunchtime read, short and sweet, and will have you laughing, crying, and feeling uplifted.
Twenty-nine Sparks by Trevor Ryan
Price: Free! Words: 4,430. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Join Thomas in his search to make sense of fragments of conversations and letters from his English students. A short story for lovers of quotations, fables, and anyone who has ever been a teacher or a student.
A Disconnected Life by Virginia Aird
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,930. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Jane never thought her life would come to this. Sally expected nothing more from her menial existence. Their tortured souls collide one fateful day. Experience a dramatic view into the lives of two women and one's highly unusual method of coping.
The Jig of the Union Loller by Michael Burnham
Price: Free! Words: 130,370. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2013 by The Wessex Collective. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A loller is a shirker, a slacker, a goof-off, an idler, a goldbrick, a dirtball, a ne’er-do-well—all of which define Claude Amognes’s behavior quite nicely. So he’s a good-time Charlie who smokes and drinks too much and does as little work as necessary; but while all these things are true, he’s also a delightful Falstaffian character. He's what makes reading this book such rollicking
Sooner the Tarpeian Rock by Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,000. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013 by Fario. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Caribbean & Latin American, Fiction » Literature » Literary
"People recall an abyss with pleasure; it is impossible to recall a bore without dread. Sooner the Tarpeian Rock than an author of ill repute."
The Ironic Fantastic #1 by Ironic Fantastic
Price: Free! Words: 13,270. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Literature » Literary(2.00 from 1 review)
The first in a series of free anthologies that will showcase quirky, ironic, whimsical and unusual fantasy stories from writers around the world.