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Happy Slumbers by Tom Lichtenberg
Series: Dragon City, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 15,040. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary(4.00 from 1 review)
When Argus Kirkham disappears, his older brother Alex returns to the city of his youth to join in the search, but finds himself instead at the edge of a baffling mystery he can neither see nor begin to understand, in this fourth and final re-mix of the Dragon City series.
The Dance Teacher by James M. Weil
Price: Free! Words: 18,320. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A writer decides to take up salsa and falls for his temperamental dance teacher, leaving him wondering whether he is actually in love, or simply infatuated with the idea of being in love. A somewhat comedic look at the foibles of two artists, struggling with their demons as they dance their way through a myriad of nuances and mixed signals.
So L.A. by Bridget Hoida
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,490. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2012 and represented by van Haitsma Literary. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A fresh-faced San Joaquin Valley girl masterminds a wildly successful bottled water empire only to find herself sidelined as a pampered Beverly Hills wife. To escape an unraveling marriage and her twin brother's tragic death, Magdalena embraces the L.A. lifestyle with a comic vengeance. ”This is a book Joan Didion will wish she’d written!” — Chris Abani, author of Graceland
Disconnected by Neil Hetzner
Price: Free! Words: 66,110. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
In the aftermath of 9/11, love gone awry in the 1940s comes full circle, uniting and re-uniting six intertwining lives. Disconnected explores the serendipity of our hates and loves, the resilience of our hearts, and the simple magic of mercy.
The Cisco Kid in the Bronx by Miguel Antonio Ortiz
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,570. Language: American English. Published: June 20, 2012 by Hamilton Stone. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
In the Bronx, on a street called Rogers Place, Mario Ortega grows up remembering his childhood in Puerto Rico. We follow him into early manhood as he weaves the cultural strands of the past with those of an urban present in New York City.
Революция Чувств by Зоя Кураре
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 102,630. Language: Russian. Published: June 20, 2012 by izdat-knigu.ru. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
События происходят в 2004 году в стране, которую легко узнать по ярким политическим сценариям. Закраина! В избирательной кампании участвуют: Виктор Япанович, Виктор Юбченко, Юлия Тигрюленко.
The Egg-Shaped Room by F. Simon Grant
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,890. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Science fiction » General
The Egg-Shaped Room :oR: Blood on Mouth and Mourning Dress, part of the Floating Body series, is about the three Tone siblings whose faces force people to forget them: Eudaemonia, a professional mourner; Oa, a professional killer; and Missy, who uses cosmetic means to force people to remember her. Their reunion becomes dangerous when Missy's fiancé invites them to test out his new invention.
Average Sunday Afternoon by Pat Jourdan
Price: Free! Words: 21,670. Language: British English. Published: June 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Short Stories. Humour flits through, from an invasion by cows, crime in Dublin, death in a dustbin, to village legends and the everyday visions of a mad girl. All the people in these stories break rules and test the boundaries of habit, faith or even television. For good or bad, the covers are stripped away and life can never be the same again.
Sketches from the Spanish Mustang by Benjamin X. Wretlind
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,520. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
A jilted husband with a grudge, a bomb, and a dead wife; three mothers facing life and death; a warrior in a battle with his memory; a man at odds with the stereotypes surrounding him; an immigrant looking for fortune in the wrong places; and a woman who can't stop running for her life. These are the subjects of a woman with a gift, a woman who has already lost everything.
BALLARD motor court by Mike Kiley
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,830. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Ballard, a part-time mail-order private detective, confronts the mystery behind an attempt on his life and in the process plumbs the very nature of reality. Mix in a novice tarot card reader, a graphic novelist, a psychic police inspector, a street rabbi and his golem, a pack of wild dogs, and you have the supernatural novella that is BALLARD motor court. The living creatures ran & returned.
Ladies of the Dance by May Mansoor Munn
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 94,560. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Prior to the Six-Day War in 1967, Alya Habeeb, a Muslim-Christian teacher, and the radio personality Majed Alami, dance with international friends in the Semiramis Hotel courtyard, ignoring the pending conflict. But her brother Omar is willing to risk it all to fight for freedom. As tensions mount, they must learn new steps that will lead them into a world forever changed by political upheaval.
Interstate Dreams by Neal Barrett Jr.
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,800. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Dreamer came back to Austin, Texas from a bad banana war with a souvenir slug in his head. No big deal, just a minor side effect: Now, every safe, every lock, every fancy alarm takes a nap when he's around. Dreamer's not tempted. He's straight arrow and doesn't need the dough. He's happy selling guppies, hanging out at Mama Lucy's Vishnu and esus Barbecue. It's never that simple with Neal Barrett.
Erase my memory, gentlemen by Masuta
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 29,690. Language: Russian. Published: June 18, 2012 by T/O "Neformat". Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
На землю мягко опускались сумерки. Снежинки кружились и водили свой непонятный хоровод. Все искрилось праздничным светом. Яркие огни, освещая весь город, замирали в ожидании чуда.
Contrappasso Magazine, Issue 1: International Writing by Matthew Asprey
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 47,990. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
CONTRAPPASSO is an independent biannual magazine of international writing published in Sydney, Australia. Issue 1 features James Crumley, Lester Goran, Floyd Salas, James Scott Linville, Noel King, Vanessa Berry, Mimi Lipson, Peter Doyle, and poetry by Elias Greig, Pip Muratore, Lindsay Tuggle, Tessa Lunney, Chris Oakey, Fiona Yardley, and Paolo Totaro.
Mercy (A Southern Gothic Short Story) by Rachelle Taylor
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,860. Language: American English. Published: June 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
In this Southern Gothic short, a sheltered, impoverished teenager seeks to impress a neighbor boy, with destructive results. This story explores poverty, neglect, mental illness, and misogyny in rural Appalachia. This story originally appeared in Printer's Devil Review.
Wind Tunnel - A Short Story by Lane Diamond
Price: Free! Words: 9,770. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2012 by Evolved Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Adventure » Travel(4.00 from 1 review)
The sad and depressing Chicago ER has worn down Dr. Michael Sheehan. He wants more. He wants to make a difference. He wants to give back. And what goes around comes around. ~~~~~ Doctors Without Borders has just the spot for Doc Sheehan, and Pablo is glad Doc came. The local historian and storyteller believes in paying it forward, even if no one can understand quite how he pulled it off.
Jack Lives Here by Lynnette Lounsbury
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 41,050. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
When Lulu suspects that Jack Kerouac is not dead but alive and well and living in Baja Mexico, she sets out to find him and convince him to go on the road one last time.