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The Vicious Age
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,190. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014 by Wilkinson House. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Tim, living in Amsterdam and enduring a hard winter, finds he is suddenly pursued by two very different men. Both come out of the criminal and hard-edged margins of Amsterdam that Tim has for so many years frequented. Klaus is a German who sells death to those willing to pay for it. Radek is Polish, 19 years old, selling his innocence but holding out for love.
L’Arpenteur sidéral
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,240. Language: French. Published: January 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Fasciné par une lointaine voix intérieure qui remue en lui de troubles réminiscences, il écoute les chants de l’abîme remonter aux sources de la Genèse. À l’ombre d’arcanes portant leur alchimie au point d’ébullition, des forces obscures l’arriment à la lumière, l’incitent à transiter vers l’inaccessible.
Tipping Points
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,880. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Jared, divorced, is attracted to virtually the whole human race. But Eena, a scientist of singular beauty, intrigues him like no one else. Deirdre, Jared's office mate, finds the relationship between Jared and Eena troublesome. Eena discovers a biological reason for her uncanny powers of perception, and must come to terms with Jared in light of it.
Signs
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,100. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Signs is a magical story in which two young adults who had known one another in childhood are reunited during their sojourns in Europe. It follows the extent to which their lives are unfulfilled until their accidental reunion. Throughout the book both characters notice objects around them that communicate their own thoughts and feelings.
The Shoemaker
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,430. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Shoemaker follows the lives of Pietro, who emigrates to America in the 1920’s, and Manny, his great-grandson, who moves to California from Pittsburgh in the 1990’s. Pietro is a shoemaker, and Manny is obsessed with finding the perfect pair of shoes. Both uncertain of changing societal roles, their lives intersect when Manny discovers an old photograph of Pietro and restores it back to life.
The Illegal and the Refugee-An American Love Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 82,220. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
THE ILLEGAL AND THE REFUGEE – An American Love Story is the story of an illegal Mexican immigrant and a Cuban refugee, and of the dangerous journeys they undertake to reach the United States in the hope of finding a missing loved one and the dream of a better life.
Tall Man Small Shadow
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 43,900. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
It is an English novel based on philosophy of existentialism. It also deals with the problem of uneven marital relations, infertility, queer attractions, eastern mysticism, old age, suicidal tendencies, breakups etc.
Blue Flame
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,740. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014 by Second Wind. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Wade Capp is a twenty-year-old college student who has sworn never to return to Carvel Ohio or to Arthur, the father he hasn’t seen since his mother’s fatal car accident. When Arthur’s attempted suicide leaves him in a coma, Wade learns that he has the sole legal authority to remove his father’s life support. Wade returns to Ohio with Jeanine, his closest friend and occasional lover.
Faust Part One and Part Two
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 88,160. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Literature » Literary
As much poem as it is play, Faust is the spiritual quest of a soul determined to explore the very nature of Reality, a revolutionary work that refuses to accept limitations, but, like Romanticism itself, embraces all, the natural world of everyday life, as well as the Great World of universal experience, the macrocosm as well as the microcosm.
The Middle-Aged Man and the Sea
You set the price! Words: 44,350. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
In 13 stories, Christopher Meeks balances tragedy and wit. As novelist David Scott Milton explains, "In this collection, Christopher Meeks examines the small heartbreaks of quiet despair that are so much a part of all our lives. He does it in language that is resonant, poetic, and precise.... If you like Raymond Carver, you'll love Meeks. He may be as good--or better."
Kamikaze and Other Stories
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 33,560. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014 by Fario. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Translator J. LePuen offers a book of stories of his own. In "Kamikaze," a high-school student discovers the surprising lengths his classmates will go to to ensure they get passing grades. In "Separate but Equal," a basketball game nearly triggers a race riot. Other stories follow their protagonists out of Caddo Parish, La., and into the wider world.
L'home del calendari
Price: $6.59 USD. Words: 38,720. Language: Catalan. Published: January 15, 2014 by Editorial Tria. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
El 4 de novembre de 2007, Charles Beauvoir escriu a Carles Bellver per encomanar-li la publicació dels seus diaris. Tot i que l’escriptor no se sent obligat, ni de bon tros, a executar l’excèntrica voluntat de Beauvoir, hi farà un cop d’ull, en llegirà les primeres frases i, en un tres i no res, la curiositat el vencerà...
William Shakespeare’s "1 Henry IV, aka Henry IV, Part 1": A Retelling in Prose
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 42,860. Language: American English. Published: January 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Literature » Literary
This book is an easy-to-read retelling of William Shakespeare's "1 Henry IV," which is also known as "Henry IV, Part 1." In this book, we learn of Prince Hal's friendship with the evil but witty Falstaff, and we see Prince Hal redeem himself at the Battle of Shrewsbury in 1403. One of the play's main characters is Sir John Falstaff, Shakespeare's wittiest character.
Ten Letters To Obama
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 23,380. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World leaders, Fiction » Literature » Literary
In this book, Notable author, Dennis E. Adonis, tells a chronological story that trails on an actual daily letter ritual that President Barack Obama practices each morning, and one that may seem nonsensical to the untrained mind, but which had given the President a conduit to the root of socio-economic knowledge that is understandably necessary to govern effectively.
The Cove
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 125,560. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Most people who visit coastal Maine see only the stark and rugged beauty of the pine groves and rocky beaches. But for those that live and work there, it's very different. THE COVE tells the tale of a family, deeply rooted in Maine, and of a town where corruption and the Mob play a dark counterpoint to the idyllic postcard images.
Slaughtering Butterflies
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 127,220. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Time travel, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Set in the present and in 1890s England, Slaughtering Butterflies is the story of a deeply troubled mind approaching a premature demise. A historical gothic-fantasy Romance, this is the story of the inhabitants of the infamous Victorian estate Hawkesbury Towers, a crumbling Gothic masterpiece haunted by memories of orgiastic parties, forbidden love, dark secrets and cruel murder.
Around Centralia Square
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 167,750. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2014 by Cave Hollow Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In Around Centralia Square, an entire little world is evoked with wonderful inventiveness and attention to telling and evocative detail. As the sun rises and the old millennium marches toward its end, the little town of Centralia emerges in all its singularity, simultaneously resembling more and more all the other little towns in the American heartland and in the heart of the world.
Up From the River
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 86,670. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Imagine. You're a small town southern factory worker--disabled on the job--and you believe what your boss, your surgeon, and the government bureaucracy tell you. Everything will be fine. All you have to do is wait. You will return to your middle class life. Imagine people lying to you.
R-Azul: La batalla inevitable
Price: Free! Words: 55,360. Language: Spanish. Published: January 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Primera novela de ciencia ficción que aborda la problemática del agua a nivel mundial. Su historia se desplega en un lugar no muy lejano, el planeta Tierra del año 2067. La escasez de agua obliga a distintos países a entrar en una pugna que parece irremediable. Acompaña al Coronel Zúñiga y a sus inesperados camaradas en esta increíble historia llena de aventuras y sorpresas.
Un mucchio di parole
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 109,390. Language: Italian. Published: January 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Un romanzo lungo e scorrevole, che immerge in un mondo in cui istinto, ragione e genialità sono divisi e allo stesso tempo coesi: adatto a chi ama il film "INTO THE WILD", il viaggio senza meta, la ricerca di un senso della vita. L’idea alla base del libro è la natura umana focalizzata sul contrasto tra opposti: istinto e ragione, scappare e rimanere, godere dell'attimo e pensare sempre al futuro.