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BRAIN: The Man Who Wrote the Book That Changed the World
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 61,240. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Literature » Literary
It's the classic dilemma of the writer: Do you write what's in your heart or do you write what sells? In a final act of desperation, Daniel Waterstone decides to write - not what's in his heart but - what he thinks will sell. Boy, did he get that one wrong...
Last Shot (a Short Tale of the Absurdity of Life and Death)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,790. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Literature » Literary
TODAY IS THE PERFECT DAY TO DIE. Bernard is the type of man that accomplishes all that he sets out to—and easily. He's intelligent, hardworking, and completely unfamiliar with failure. His only complaint—the singular source of the inner anger bubbling within him—is that no one else in the world recognizes that. It's time to force them to. The final statement will be Bernard's. At last.
Peace, Or Something Like It: A Small Favor To Ask
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,620. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Right now, there is a humanitarian crisis of epic proportions occurring in Syria, Afghanistan, Iraq, Turkey, Greece, Germany and other places. A new organization, co-founded by actress and former refugee Milana Vayntrub ("Lily" from ATT commercials), needs our help and support to provide aid to those in need. Proceeds from this collection of essays and poems will go to her group CantDoNothing.org.
In The Name Of Love
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 116,570. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Franz and Caitlin, both employees of a bloodthirsty steel tycoon, manage to escape his clutches. Once in America, Franz is overcome by his guilt and his own demons lurking inside of him, while Caitlin successfully starts a new life but yearns for something more. Little do they know that an innocent young man could destroy the life they carefully built together.
The Grey Forest
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,030. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
You’ve arrived at The Grey Forest — a mysterious and beckoning parallel terrain, a landscape of twists, turns, irony, and revelations where things are not what they may seem. Breathe deep and step into The Grey Forest and discover an eclectic collection of short stories including Nelson’s Mandala, Dead Man’s Mail, Illuminata, Visio Novus, The Neighbor’s Girl, Soulmates, and more.
The Next Seattle: Memoir of a Music Scene
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 27,730. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A music scene begins in the small Midwestern city of Terre Haute, Indiana and the local club owner has a fierce vision of the town becoming the next Seattle. But there is a long way to go for these scruffy upstarts. Some obstacles: a big-time music journalist with motivational difficulties, the antics of the musicians, a politician looking to make a name and the club owner’s own personal drive.
Time and Space, a Love in Place
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,380. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2016 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Age of flower children, long haired hippies, and the changing world among sex, drugs and rock & roll
Eyes Like Marigolds
Price: Free! Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
A girl holds a gun to her head. She doesn't want to kill herself, but she knows she has to do it. It's for the greater good. It will keep what happened to her from happening to anyone else. It's how she will make a difference.
Poor Man's Autumn: A Novel
Price: Free! Words: 68,220. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Literature » Literary
The unforgettable story of a poet who disappears. Jack Malley is a struggling graduate student who opens his mailbox one morning to discover a human ear. So begins the quirky and beautifully written mystery of a famous poet and his heartsick protégé. Poor Man’s Autumn is a thrilling ride through love, art, and the complexities of fame.
I promessi sposi - prima edizione 1827: edizione integrale arricchita da una biografia dettagliata e dal saggio "Dell'equivalenza manzoniana" - oltre la edizione scolastica
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 227,490. Language: Italian. Published: January 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Essay » Literature
Ad Alessandro Manzoni occorsero quasi venti anni per scrivere “I promessi sposi”. La proverbiale lentezza dell’Autore permise la pubblicazione della versione definitiva solo a partire dal 1840. Qui si pubblica la seconda stesura del 1827, che non soddisfece l’Autore per la qualità del linguaggio.
Mychandra
Price: Free! Words: 39,700. Language: British English. Published: January 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Mychandra follows five days in the life of a man from Wigan, suffering from a modern mental illness.
Intime leggende
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 40,380. Language: Italian. Published: January 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
L'indagine su un barbarico murder party, un trio di ladri poco pratici, un viaggio in un inferno dall'aspetto inverosimile, una ragazza armata fino ai denti e determinata a compiere la sua vendetta. Questo e molto altro nelle dieci Intime leggende di Salvatore Uccheddu. Dieci racconti apparentemente lontani tra loro, ma uniti da un comune filo conduttore: il sentimento amoroso.
Pourquoi pas je t'aime
Price: $3.25 USD. Words: 20,830. Language: French. Published: January 21, 2016 by Jank Moovy. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Romance » General
Roman (Novella).
Zaid: An Urban Tale
Price: Free! Words: 2,350. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life, Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Twenty-Five year old Zaid has just been released from prison and hopes to reunite with Amiah, the mother of his child. After a shocking event, Zaid's life is forever changed and he is faced with his most difficult challenge yet. Note: This is a short story of approximately 2,100 words or 10 pages.
Manchester Arms
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,300. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2016 by TWB Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
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College grad Lawrence Dunbar Harrison has aspirations to be a writer but he has no real-life experiences with odd characters, so he takes a bellhop job at Manchester Arms where he’s soon forced to make a life-changing decision.
In Less Than 60 Seconds: Ultra-Short Flash Fiction
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,030. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Ultra-short flash fiction. Great for those readers who don't have a lot of time, but still need their reading fix!
Dove nascono le madri
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 30,480. Language: Italian. Published: January 20, 2016 by Gabriele Capelli Editore. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Il romanzo esplora le zone d’ombra di una giovane combattuta fra il desiderio di libertà e i doveri del nuovo ruolo di madre. Ruolo che assume il significato di rinuncia, portandola a porsi delle domande sulla sua nuova vita e su ciò che le ruota attorno.
Tratado de Agronomía
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,600. Language: Spanish. Published: January 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Tratado es más que una colección de relatos, es también una novela de iniciación en la que un niño va aprendiendo a vivir en cada una de sus experiencias que comienzan en ese barrio y que continúan más allá de sus fronteras. No hace falta vivir en Agronomía para disfrutarlo, porque logró llevarla por los cielos, apenas con la palabra. Pasen lean, se darán cuenta de que no fue magia haberlo leído.
A Man of Means - A Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 1,890. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(5.00 from 1 review)
Over dinner in a London restaurant, a man reflects on breaking up with his latest girlfriend. Dear Reader: If you enjoyed this short story, please read my longer works, also available for free on smashwords.
The Pearl Farmer
You set the price! Words: 2,910. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literary collections » Female authors
A small selection of short fiction