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The Great Teeth of the Young Lions
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 101,430. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
(5.00 from 9 reviews)
Haunted by a student suicide, the sports-hating English teacher Mr. Batty tries to coach a rowdy junior high track team with raw talent. But as students vandalize his mailbox at night, Batty’s troubles multiply when a fist-swinging mentally-disabled boy named Cage joins the team and threatens Batty’s chance to win the championship track meet and justify his otherwise failed life.
Moondrops & Thistles
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 156,730. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Daws is a stalwart soldier entrenched in his work. Deanna is a fiery spirit on a mission. Love. Honor. Trust. Sacrifice.
Chain Gang Elementary
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You set the price! Words: 125,510. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.13 from 8 reviews)
A Tale of war between the PTA president and principal at Malliford School, aka Chain Gang Elementary-home to vast right-wing conspiracies, 3rd-grade gangsters, and bake sale embezzlers, where toxic childhood secrets fester, reformers go mad, and culture wars escalate into armed conflict. A One Flew Over the Cuckoo's nest for schools.
Born a Refugee: A Novel of One Palestinian Family
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 134,100. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Born a Refugee opens a window into the lives of one Palestinian family living in the Kalandia refugee camp amidst the harsh constraints and violence of military occupation. Four sons and their widowed mother build surprisingly normal lives as they support each other through tragedy and trauma, love and joy in spite of very different views on life, love, and politics.
The Same Moon
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 155,190. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Educational
(4.60 from 5 reviews)
Pearl Zhang was born in China, and grew up during the Cultural Revolution. She was raised in a typically Chinese manner, went to school, got a job and got married, then she went to the United Kingdom, and stayed. Follow Pearl's Journey, from the East to the West, and discover a New World through her eyes.
Omega
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Price: Free! Words: 153,790. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Omega returns the adult reader to the world of childhood imagination: a world populated by the fantastic, the fabulous and the thoroughly improbable. But a world where adult concerns of poverty, injustice, prejudice, politics and economics are all too real. In this world, the reader is taken on a search for the Truth in a more literal sense than one would expect.
Terra Incognita
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 110,930. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2011 by Aster Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When Vidal Bonet returns to Catalonia to revive his dying village, he has no idea that his plan for the future will uncover a deeply buried secret about the village's past: they are all descendants of Anusim - Spanish Jews who were forced to convert to Christianity during the Middle Ages. Poignant and comic, Terra Incognita will resonate with anyone who has gone on a quest to discover their past.
L’Intime des sens féminins
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Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 106,330. Language: French. Published: May 28, 2011 by Editions Dedicaces. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Cet ouvrage met en scène Marilem et Roucoul, à l’affût de leurs candeurs amoureuses, qu’ils associent à des fontaines de l’intime. Rien ne peut empêcher la prospection de cet intime, au delà de la frontière d’eux-mêmes, qu’ils irriguent de leur délure et délinquance des usages, sur le modèle des riches sensations inédites, ou des sveltes consciences.
The Chapman Report
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 146,070. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Based on the "Kinsey Reports" where Dr. Alfred Kinsey conducted interviews with thousands of men and women on their sexual habits, Irving Wallace's blockbuster novel "The Chapman Report" concerns the interviewing of a number of society ladies from a community in California known only as "The Briars," which leads the reader on an intricate trail of desire and intrigue.
Dust on His Soul
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 136,300. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Inspired by the life and times of Stephen Biko an apartheid activist arguably as important as Mandela. This novel is a fictional account of such a character. A story of sacrifice, suffering but ultimately redemption. Set in apartheid South Africa during the 1970s and 1980s, the dark days of South Africa's history also bred an incredible thirst for justice. A triumph of the human spirit.
A Beautiful Cup
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 145,810. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Everything you want in a novel - love, sex, crime, fledgling mobsters, tarot readings, dancing, mayhem, fog, beautiful cups of coffee and beautiful people who serve them.
The Hour of the Bell
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,990. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Set in 1820 and 1821, "The Hour of the Bell" recreates the beginnings of the Greek War of Independence after 400 years of slavery under the Turkish Empire. From the raids of mountain guerrillas, to the great sea battles of small island fleets, to the savage siege and butchery at Tripolitza, all come vividly alive in this great historical adventure.
The Man
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 320,120. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The time is 1964. The place is the Cabinet Room of the Whitere House. An unexpected accident and the law of succession have just made Douglass Dilman the first black President of the United States. A provocative novel of Civil Rights, the American Presidency, and the 1960s.
Attraction and Repulsion
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 116,340. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The setting is Paris. The agenda is merrymaking. The unexpected is two people falling in love and fighting for the right to love, as an ex-friend of the woman becomes insanely jealous, and clinically insane, and does his best to keep them apart. A love and adventure story--with a large cast of colorful characters--that takes place in the parks, cemeteries, streets, and on the rooftops of Paris.
Collected Stories
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 156,490. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The collection of the short stories of Harry Mark Petrakis was nominated for a National Book Award in Fiction, establishing him as a master of the form. Revealing commentaries by the author introduce each story in this collection. These modern-day tales of ordinary people put into extraordinary circumstances take us into a world of fleeting visions, doomed loves, deep sorrows and suffering fates.
The Shepherds of Shadows
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 125,420. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Thirty-one years after writing the historical novel "The Hour of the Bell" - set in the first year of Greece's war of independence from the Turkish Empire — Petrakis now carries the narrative forward in his newest work, "The Shepherds of Shadows." With this powerful sequel, Petrakis captures the fury and ferocity of revolution in the country that formed the bedrock of western culture.
The Gate of All Wonders
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 114,660. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
An American poet whose pen fell silent after a disastrous divorce and a brilliant Chinese physicist who writes fairy tales to soothe the memory of her murdered lover, must discover the inner strength to overcome their tortured pasts and fulfill the intertwined destinies of four generations of their two families.
Nahima
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Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 176,440. Language: Spanish. Published: May 3, 2011 by Literaturas Comunicacion SL. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Edith Chahín narra la historia de su madre, Nahima, una mujer siria nacida a finales del XIX. Para evitar la persecución turca, Nahima y su marido Yusef, huyen de Siria y tras un largo viaje llegan a Santiago de Chile. Las páginas de "Nahima" destilan el desarraigo y el dolor de la emigración por la separación y las dificultades de integración en una cultura totalmente diferente.
Squeakyclean
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 254,640. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Joshua is trapped. Afraid of mediocrity, life, and children, he has only a wife and a cubicle. At thirty it's not what he wanted. Sadie is a bright girl. She wants to do great things, if only she can get through school and escape her oppressive parents. When they meet, they know they're bad for each other, but they set in motion the change that promises to liberate them.
The Flaw in the Fabric, book 1 of A Travellers Guide for Lost Souls
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 116,390. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2011 by SeaStorm Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A literary, historical adventure set along the Granite Coast of Nova Scotia where the boundaries of space and time are developing stress cracks. Through one such crack, brought on by a hurricane in the ghost-infested province of Nova Scotia, two brothers reincarnate after spending two hundred years as lost souls in the neither-here-nor-there land of the In Between. Hero Raymond slips back in time.