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Sweet Land of Mine
Series: Sweet, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 49,150. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Ruth's story from "Sweet Farm of Mine" continues. As her father Arlan's distraction with the lively widow and neighbor Gretta continues, Ruth finds plenty of challenge in managing their farm on her own and teaching. But Gretta is like a breath of fresh air, making Ruth aware of changes she needs to make. Moua and Sting, Hmong wanting to become farmers, become a big help to Ruth and Arlan.
Rocky Road
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,830. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Rocky Road is a mini-collection of four short stories, all set in the South. The characters include an angry snapping turtle named Rocky, a mother and cross-dressing son who like to frequent psychic fairs, and a doctor who has changed his (or her) appearance dramatically since the last checkup.
Dawn
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,380. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Adam Westing is an ardent skeptic in a world of believers, but when he witnesses a tragedy on Christmas Eve, he inherits a trinket that makes him reconsider his perspective.
Cooler than Jesus
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,370. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Relationships are rekindled and old friendships are tested when Boone unexpectedly returns to Oklahoma under mysterious circumstances after living in New York for a year and appearing on a reality TV show. In the tradition of Don DeLillo and Raymond Carver, Cooler than Jesus is a novel about twenty-something Americans who are detached and jaded, but also still searching for purpose.
War Correspondent
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 5,140. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Afghanistan...1949? 1989? 2009? Here a journalist covering the war ravaged country finds that it really doesn't matter.
Mambo Panties & Other Stories
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 42,570. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
A cycle of short stories about rural Texas spanning 75 years. Some of the stories are funny, some poignant, and some… just strange.
The Wanderer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,930. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
After getting out of the Army, Landon Bradley packs up his motorcycle and heads North West in hopes of closing up old battle wounds and maybe even settling down. Not accustomed to staying in one spot for too long, he's not certain that he'll ever find a place that he can truly call home.
Le Fay: a literary fantasy YA short story
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,440. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2011 by Crescere Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Morgaine of Cornwall finds her life forfeit if she returns as she is, and so seeks to make a bargain with the Dark Lord of the Sidhe for a choice...a choice beyond her previous grasp of the world. A short story of literary fantasy.
Débrouillard
Price: Free! Words: 5,700. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2011 by Beating Windward Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is a short story about Kendall, a sailor stuck in Venezuela, who needs to figure out what to do now that the boat's captain has given up sailing and is flying back to the States. Does he find someone to help him sail the boat home or backpack around South America? And what's that third option he's too busy to notice?
Going to Liard
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,880. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2011 by Falcon Ridge Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
A loving wife. A doting mother. A runaway.
Cause & Effect
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 35,680. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2011 by CyberWitch Press. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Martin’s existence has centered on his wife, Sophie, for thirteen years. Their tumultuous, explosive relationship ends in adultery and her abrupt death, leaving Martin to pick up the pieces of the life she built for them – and a daughter he barely knows. With the touching insights of his little girl and memories of Sophie to keep him going, Martin navigates the year after her death.
The Tumours Made Me Interesting
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,240. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2011 by LegumeMan Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Hello, my name is Bruce Miles and my life means nothing to no one. I was the sort of person you didn’t notice. I wasn’t worth noticing. Just a talentless nobody destined to die alone and unremembered. Then I was diagnosed with terminal cancer and everything turned around. You see, it turns out I have a gift for illness...
All Things Considered
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 90,870. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(1.00 from 1 review)
In All Things Considered, we observe Margaret Lovell at crucial stages in her life, beginning at 10 when she imagines that Marilyn Monroe is her real mother. We observe her as a teen when she develops a rebellious, risk-taking nature and we follow her university and drug-use years and, in retirement years, her eventual reconciliation with her life experience.
Three Scars - J.D. Cutler and Michael Angel
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 16,780. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2011 by Banty Hen Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Biographical
(5.00 from 1 review)
Scars can be markers. Markers of various kinds of sins that go before a fall. Let me tell you about three of my markers. Pride left the first mark. Envy the next. Vanity the deepest one. In the process of getting those scars, I’d tasted failure. I’d eaten crow. Between the two, I’d take the crow, which at least tastes like chicken. I can’t say that I mind.
Lucky Reuben's Seasons in Hell
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 97,930. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A yarn of an Amish reared lad into Vietnam consisting of scenes charming and disarming and a plenitude of silly observations and jokes. Any truths or intelligences are accidental.
In Grief Prostrate; Clobbered by Joy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,660. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Meet Roy, a widower visiting his wife's family for a summer holiday with his young daughter. Imagine his confusion: he finds his wife's sister Miranda suddenly alluring; discovers a nefarious plot by Miranda's preppy boyfriend to evict her and her mother from their home by the ocean; and collides with pugilistic European tourists. A funny, sad, lushly-written novella that defies description.
Five Points Akropolis
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,860. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Science fiction » General
An alternate future? An insecure past? Another present made of dense woodlands and waterways? Or of streets and buildings and crowds? Are its populations living beside one another in a welter of frequencies or wavelengths not generally experienced in Place and Time? What is FIVE POINTS AKROPOLIS? Willie the grave-digger would like to know. But "the girl" who seems somehow responsible isn't saying.
Hunters and Gamblers
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,580. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Ryan Ridge's debut collection of short fiction, published by Dark Sky Books.
Big Town: A Novel of Africville
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,900. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Told through the eyes of children in 1963, Big Town explores a the life of a black community struggling with poverty and illiteracy. “Africville” was considered to be a modern-day ghetto. But it was a home to almost 400 people for over 150 years. To this day, its demise haunts Canada as a notorious cases of government sanctioned racial discrimination. This is its story, told from the inside.
Saving the World
Price: $4.69 USD. Words: 131,220. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
'Business as Unusual' meets 'The World According to Garp' and 'Adrian Mole' meets 'No Logo' as 'Saving the World' charts the progress of Nathaniel Papulous from a dysfunctional childhood in English suburbia to the frontlines of the battle against the global tyranny of the transnational corporations.