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Each and All
Price: Free! Words: 291,920. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Uplifting! Heartbreaking! Each and All is the story of the baby boom generation. An urban family of 3 coming apart as they defend themselves from each other’s needs is taken in by a rural family of 14 adopted children who show them the power and beauty of common work and shared purpose. Hands to work, hearts to family. These are deep love stories that show the human heart need not be an island.
El lenguage es una fuente de malos entendidos. 101 literatos del mundo hispano
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 208,610. Language: Spanish. Published: November 20, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Books & Reading
Este libro es una recopilacion de la esencia de 101 literatos del mundo no hispano. Son 101 capitulos que recorren lo mas importante de la literatura, como una invitacion a ser, vivir, aprender, conocer y sentir el placer de leer la buena letra.
Jane Austen's Mansfield Park: Abridged
Price: Free! Words: 105,300. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Classics
This edition of "Mansfield Park" has been shortened to two-thirds of its original length, and slightly simplified, whilst preserving Jane Austen's style. It offers readers with good English a more approachable version of the great classic novel.
Cross and Poppy: A Village Tale
Series: Village Tales. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 119,010. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 12, 2013 by Bapton Books. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas, Fiction » Literature » Literary
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The Woolfonts are the prettiest and most placid villages in England. There's the duke, who's more than the comedian he likes to play at being; retired celebrities; real ale; and an all-conquering local XI. All they want is a new Rector. And they get him. No one anticipates that crime, love, and sacrifice shall play out, between the sun of the Summer fete and the poppies of Remembrance Sunday.
Boss Gull
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,370. Language: Australian English. Published: November 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Two Hard Men Friends for Life Enemies to the Death! WWII buddies and bonded by a tragic event, Frank and Lyle remain friends even though Frank goes up and up while Lyle remains at the bottom. Until the day when Frank decides he's rich and powerful enough to take on his oldest friend. But Lyle is the only man Frank was never afraid of; something of which he is about to be devastatingly reminded.
Ghost Town
Price: $3.91 USD. Words: 127,060. Language: British English. Published: October 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
1981. Coventry, city of Two Tone and Ska, is riven with battles between skinheads and young Asians. Photographer Baz—‘too Paki to be white, too gora to be desi’—is capturing the conflict on film. Unemployed graduate Maia—serial champion of liberal causes—is pregnant with a mixed-race child. Neither can afford to let the racists win. They must take a stand. A stand that will cost lives.
Cities of the Interior
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 198,030. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2013 by Sky Blue Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Cities of the Interior is a collection of Anais Nin's five major novels, Ladders to Fire, Children of the Albatross, The Four-Chambered Heart, A Spy in the House of Love, and Seduction of the Minotaur. Written in modernist prose, Cities explores the psychological and sexual dramas lived out by their fractured characters, each of whom seek to become whole through their experiences.
The Accidental Peacemaker
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 159,810. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Religious, Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is a novel about the second half of life and how one might deal with the predictable, if not inevitable crises: divorce, downsizing, depression, discouragement, and denial. In a sense it is a stealth self-help book, but rather than preach rigid doctrines and disciplines, it attempts to teach the reader through suggestion, explanation, and example, all packaged in a heart-felt story.
Boundless
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,450. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Is it possible to leave everything behind and start your life over again? Twenty-something friends Duncan and Ray take off on the road to determine just that. Leaving Phoenix and heading east, their only plan is to not have a plan at all — until, real life catches up with them.
Darshan
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 145,600. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Darshan chronicles the story of a family's 100-year journey across continents to escape a crime that haunts them through generations. "A multigenerational family epic in every sense of the term: nuanced, thoughtful, well-written, and deftly mixing history with fiction." -IndieReader
Book of Days
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 113,230. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Travel a man's life through twelve chapters, each chapter the length and breadth of a day. Claude is a boy who wanted to draw, a youth who had much to see, and a man compelled to put himself and those around him onto a canvas. The twelve days visited invite a reader to inhabit this person, who sought only to find honesty and permanence among those who touched him, and within himself.
Little Boy
Price: $1,000.00 USD. Words: 101,630. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A.J. dreams of graduating high school and entering the U.S. Air Force Academy. But when he falls in love with Maria, his life is changed forever.
The Last Hour
Series: Thompson Sisters, Book 4. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 139,260. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2013 by Cincinnatus Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Carrie Thompson-Sherman's charmed life begins to unravel as a jealous colleague puts her fellowship in jeopardy and a hideous secret Ray carried home from Afghanistan comes to light. Hanging on by a single thread, a disastrous accident puts both her husband and her sister's lives at risk. Heartbroken, Carrie will be faced with the most devastating choice of her life.
Black Wine
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,370. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013 by Five Rivers Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Winner of the James Tiptree, Jr. Award, Crawford Award, and Prix Aurora Award. An old woman hangs in a cage; a young woman slaves on a rich lord's estate. How does a woman discover and assert her identity in a primeval, barbaric world? From slave dens to merchant cities to isolated mountains, Candas Jane Dorsey's novel is a powerful exploration of gender, identity, and freedom.
The Taste of Translation
Price: Free! Words: 137,550. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: September 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A Muslim princess learns to die to self, a Christian translator learns there are other ways to write, and a secular exile from the Bosnian War learns to open to her past in order to embrace the future. Across a shifting landscape spanning Europe and North Africa, and bridging more than six centuries, their pilgrimages to the centre of being tell a single story – of what it means to love.
Letters From Leonard
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 213,970. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2013 by Proglen. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
When Paul receives a phone call telling him his best friend has committed suicide, he begins reading Leonard's old letters in an effort to find out why. This turns into a journey of discovery as Paul becomes obsessed with tracing his friend's steps over the last days and months of his life. Along the way, he comes face to face with his own demons and self-destructive nature.
The Years
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 141,190. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Courtroom
Told in the forceful language of Derry’s streets, The Years is a roller coaster ride down forty years of the town’s history. Francie, released from jail after a long sentence, is trying to come to terms with the changes peace has brought, as well as dealing with what he did – and didn’t – do on Bloody Sunday.
The Jig of the Union Loller
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
Carry Me Away
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 104,000. Language: American English. Published: August 14, 2013 by Evolved Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
Evolved Publishing presents "Carry Me Away" by Robb Grindstaff. As he did with "Hannah's Voice," Grindstaff has captured the unique voice and soul of girl facing extraordinary circumstances, this one struggling with the almost unthinkable at such a young age - her own mortality. WINNER: Pinnacle Book Achievement Award, Fall 2015 -- Best Books in Fiction
The Sum of His Worth
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 126,620. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
A prize-winning journalist goes back to his youth growing up in Alabama in this non-fiction novel set during the violent Civil Right days, a novel Kirkus Reviews calls “ … profound [and] unpredictable … An engrossing, heartbreakingly real novel of the South.” In 1958, we're hurled into the paralyzed life of a town frozen in time by Jim Crow laws and controlled by the Ku Klux Klan.