Fiction » Literature » Literary

Sliding Past Vertical
By Laurie Boris
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,350. Language: American English. Published: March 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
Ten years after a brief college romance, Emerson and Sarah have remained comfortable, long-distance friends. Yet secretly he longs for her and is quick to offer comfort and support when her hasty decisions end in varying degrees of disaster. When her drug-dealing boyfriend lands her in deep trouble, she calls Emerson again. But is this the rescue that pushes their friendship to the breaking point?
Mandela's Reach
By Chelo Diaz-Ludden
Price: Free! Words: 4,500. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
Six interwoven flash fictions that take place in South Africa's townships and capture a moment when Mandela changed all six lives.
Rise, then Descend
By Nick Stokes
Price: Free! Words: 6,230. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
A modern dispossessed man climbs a sacred mound that an ancient native civilization builds. They descend. Rise, then Descend, a short story, was first published in Crab Orchard Review, Vol. 18 #1.
Рождение империи
By Аркадий Белый
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 387,290. Language: Russian. Published: March 22, 2014 by T/O "Neformat". Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Роман-хроника в трех книгах Этой книге, несомненно, обеспечена широкая читательская аудитория — как в России, так и за её пределами. Тема необычайно актуальна, хотя события, описываемые в романе-хронике, происходят во второй половине XVII века. Символично, что произведение публикуется после недавнего 350-летия Переяславской Рады, принявшей решение о присоединении Левобережной Украины к России. Со
1 Day
By Nick Stokes
Price: Free! Words: 13,150. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A single mother teaches high school literature, parents her young son, and fights through a day. 1 Day, a novelette, was first published by the literary journal Prick of the Spindle.
The Cleaning Lady
By Aglaia Bouma
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,140. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A cleaning lady keeps finding notes with peculiar requests...
De werkster
By Aglaia Bouma
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,100. Language: Dutch. Published: March 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Een werkster vindt overal briefjes met eigenaardige verzoeken...
Time Frame
By William C. Morley
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 4,680. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2014 by Western Grebe Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When the narrator strolls the dock at the yacht club he finds himself in a situation more weird than he could ever have imagined. Nor could he have imagined it would involve a long-time friend and cause him to tell lies to cancel a dinner date. The reader will have much to ponder. For a long time.
Little Rooms
By James Lewelling
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 39,590. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2014 by Robin Wyatt Dunn. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Welcome to the nondescript living room of Parson and Mary Smith. Their neighbor Jack has stopped by for yet another long evening of “hooch drinking and light, mutually-confessional chat.” This is the universe of Little Rooms, James Lewelling’s absurd, fabular, darkly comic, and low rent Book of the Dead, a story of what can happen “when the hooch runs out.”
Paths of Young Men
By Matthew Chase Stroud
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 79,480. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2014 by Black Rose Writing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Michael Corbin is awoken by the sound of his own screaming most nights--the thoughts of his past torturing him without relent. Adding to his tensions, his mother has just passed and he cannot remember the last time he communicated with either of his brothers.
The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock: A Modern Reimagining
By Sarah Daltry
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,520. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
An experimental novella reimagining the main figure of TS Eliot's classic poem of memory, hopelessness, and loss in a contemporary setting. Approximately 20k words. "No one wants to hear a lonely middle aged man talk about cities or memory. No one wants to know that the world exists in a kaleidoscope of colors. For one man, indigo is life, and he does not have time for the man for whom yellow is.
Sketches of Ron Gosip and Others
By Kip Larcen
Price: Free! Words: 13,440. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction
This thought provoking collection of flash fiction by one author includes twenty-five short stories.
Sick Boy
By Dan DeVeronica
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,410. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Dave is in his mid twenties and has been diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor. Foregoing a cure he goes on a journey that has him quickly chasing the darkest corners of the American Dream, trying to find himself, and maybe save a few people along the way.
Журналюги
By Сергей Аман
Price: Free! Words: 48,020. Language: Russian. Published: March 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Сергей Аман почти сорок лет в журналистике. Из них более десяти он отработал в одном из самых популярных периодических изданий Москвы. Многие события, происходившие на его глазах, и легли в основу романа "Журналюги". Однако действительные события переплелись в романе с самым откровенным, почти фарсовым, вымыслом. Тем более что это скорее не "профессиональный" роман, а любовная история...
Finding the Unseen
By Taj63622
Price: Free! Words: 92,090. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
An inspiring narrative to the social and political uprising of the new Bangladesh.
Сирень под пеплом
By Сергей Аман
Price: Free! Words: 17,230. Language: Russian. Published: March 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
В этом сборнике «Сирень под пеплом» вы прочитаете стихи, тексты песен и необычную прозу автора. Для Сергея Амана главное - понять и выразить самого себя, со всеми своими нюансами мироощущения. Он поэт не броский, но очень тонкий, и читать его лучше медленно: тогда появится возможность вместе с автором услышать загадочную музыку нашей трудной эпохи.
Lucid Dreaming - March 2014
By Darryl Wood
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,150. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Enter our dreams and ask afterwards if it was just a dream. We include selected short stories and vignettes in various genres from writers across the country. Quality is the only criteria for inclusion. The March issue includes, "The Green Room,” where a group of actors rebel during a performance and “An Octopus Swimming the Worst Ocean,” where a man remembers what it is truly important to him.
The Painted Man
By Charlotte Unsworth
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,850. Language: British English. Published: March 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When does body art change from being self-expression, to becoming self-deception? Toby has a normal job, a normal day, a normal life. So why does he daw so much attention from everyone around him?
Notes from the Cafe
By R.F Georgy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,650. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In the tradition of Dostoevsky's Notes from the Underground, Notes from the Cafe is a powerful intellectual indictment against the information age. R.F. Georgy offers us a chilling commentary on an age that is drowning in information. We live in an age where experts and specialists have become the prophets of our time, actors and sports players are mythological heroes, and mediocrity is our virtue
В садах судьбы
By Сергей Аман
Price: Free! Words: 4,980. Language: Russian. Published: March 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Это первая книга поэта и барда Сергея Амана. В ней собраны стихи и тексты песен, написанные за последние двадцать лет. Фазиль Искандер, рекомендуя его в Союз писателей, отметил сложность его творческой судьбы. Раньше его читали только друзья и профессионалы-литераторы. Сегодня поэтический сборник выходит на суд читающей публики.