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Behind the Folding Fan
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 151,170. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014 by Proglen. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is a story of self-discovery and self-actualization. The main character, despite having realized the American Dream, is ill-at-ease in his cosmopolitan milieu. Sensing that something important is missing in his life, he hankers to relive experiences he once had in Asia. He naïvely seeks to renew, if not reinvent himself in Old Japan, which he considers his spiritual home.
The Giant's Walk
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 39,830. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In 1858, young priest Zebediah Goodnow and the orphaned Joanna pursue a murderous Giant and soon find themselves among the Martians. In 1957, astronaut Scott Winslow Hale takes his sick wife Helen to the shrine of the beatified Zebediah and clashes with a stranger named Eddie. In a tangle of Providential events, perseverance and peace are drawn from the toil of Faith.
Pratigya (Hindi)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,850. Language: Hindi. Published: June 25, 2014 by Sai ePublications. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
देवकी - 'जा कर समझाओ-बुझाओ और क्या करोगे। उनसे कहो, भैया, हमारा डोंगा क्यों मझधार में डुबाए देते हो। तुम घर के लड़के हो। तुमसे हमें ऐसी आशा न थी। देखो कहते क्या हैं।' देवकी - 'आखिर क्यों? कोई हरज है?' देवकी ने इस आपत्ति का महत्व नहीं समझा। बोली - 'यह तो कोई बात नहीं आज अगर कमलाप्रसाद मुसलमान हो जाए, तो क्या हम उसके पास आना-जाना छोड़ देंगे? हमसे जहाँ तक हो सकेगा, हम उसे समझाएँगे ...
Build a Blue Fire
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Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 78,670. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Steina's brother has died unexpectedly - how will she tell their reclusive mother? She can't, so she doesn't. Which means making sure that no one in the Icelandic fishing village where they grew up tells her either. Not to mention pretending that he's still alive, facing up to family secrets and dealing with the delusions of a complete stranger. She does none of this well.
Karmabhumi (Hindi)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 129,270. Language: Hindi. Published: June 25, 2014 by Sai ePublications. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
हमारे स्कूलों और कॉलेजों में जिस तत्परता से फीस वसूल की जाती है, शायद मालगुजारी भी उतनी सख्ती से नहीं वसूल की जाती। महीने में एक दिन नियत कर दिया जाता है। उस दिन फीस का दाखिला होना अनिवार्य है। या तो फीस दीजिए, या नाम कटवाइए, या जब तक फीस न दाखिल हो, रोज कुछ जुर्माना दीजिए। कहीं-कहीं ऐसा भी नियम है कि उसी दिन फीस दुगुनी कर दी जाती है, और किसी दूसरी तारीख को दुगुनी फीस न दी तो नाम कट जाता है।
Gaban (Hindi)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 108,000. Language: Hindi. Published: June 25, 2014 by Sai ePublications. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
बरसात के दिन हैं, सावन का महीना । आकाश में सुनहरी घटाएँ छाई हुई हैं । रह - रहकर रिमझिम वर्षा होने लगती है । अभी तीसरा पहर है ; पर ऐसा मालूम हों रहा है, शाम हो गयी । आमों के बाग़ में झूला पड़ा हुआ है । लड़कियाँ भी झूल रहीं हैं और उनकी माताएँ भी । दो-चार झूल रहीं हैं, दो चार झुला रही हैं । कोई कजली गाने लगती है, कोई बारहमासा । इस ऋतु में महिलाओं की बाल-स्मृतियाँ भी जाग उठती हैं ।
Sangram Part 1-5 (Hindi)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,020. Language: Hindi. Published: June 25, 2014 by Sai ePublications. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
प्रभात का समय। सूर्य की सुनहरी किरणें खेतों और वृक्षों पर पड़ रही हैं। वृक्षपुंजों में पक्षियों का कलरव हो रहा है। बसंत ऋतु है। नई-नई कोपलें निकल रही हैं। खेतों में हरियाली छाई हुई है। कहीं-कहीं सरसों भी फूल रही है। शीत-बिंदु पौधों पर चमक रहे हैं। हलधर : अब और कोई बाधा न पड़े तो अबकी उपज अच्छी होगी। कैसी मोटी-मोटी बालें निकल रही हैं। राजेश्वरी : यह तुम्हारी कठिन तपस्या का फल है।
Man from the Sky
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,790. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014 by Bacon Press Books. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
Would you risk your life for a strangers? For 73-year-old Jaime the answer takes him by surprise when Stefan lands in his backyard. As they dodge Parisian drug dealers and corrupt Mallorcan police, Jaime's search for excitement and Stefan's resolve to find stability lead them both down dangerous paths.
Love Will Make You Drink and Gamble, Stay Out Late at Night
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 95,220. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014 by Christopher Meeks. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
"Love Will Make You Drink and Gamble, Stay Out Late at Night" brings a number of Shelly Lowenkopf’s previously published short stories together in a single volume. All the stories revolve around life in Santa Barbara, the oceanside city north of Los Angeles, where people go after they've burned out in San Francisco or L.A.
The Artist's Loving Hand
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 33,300. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014 by Mirador Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
It’s dark and grim in here – can you see? I cannot but I’d like you to look... His obsessions scare me. His darkness frightens me. He is so very young but so alone. I don’t understand him. I can’t reach him. Nothing inside his soul makes sense but I can hear it screaming. A woman – the Woman – perhaps there is hope for the darkness in his heart.
Гран Виа (Български / Bulgarian)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,380. Language: Bulgarian. Published: June 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
„Гран Виа” ще ви захвърли в близкото бъдеще. Тук Любомир Николов е в свои води, защото знае да създава светове, а не само да ги описва. Героите са непредсказуеми и запомнящи се. Тяхната неудържимост, брутална жизненост и дребни престъпления грабват вниманието, а наситеният език с малко думи казва повече. „Гран Виа” е роман зареден с идеи.
Palawan Story
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 70,580. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Under the cover of darkness, Kim, a young girl, is put by her mother on a crowded fishing boat to escape Vietnam. The derelict boat drifts for two weeks on the South China Sea before reaching Palawan, a refugee camp in the Philippines. There, an American immigration officer mistakes Kim for a sponsored orphan with the same name and sends her to America.
Collected Short Stories: The Second Short Story Collection
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,700. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
An out-of-touch game show host. A grieving prime minister. Failure at school. An instinctive reunion. An overwrought footballer. Includes five short stories: Back in Touch, All These Adoring Multitudes, St Clerk’s, Last Giant, When the Prime Minister Sneezes. Stories of life, love and politics. Collected Short Stories: The Second TJ Bainz Short Story Collection.
Wellspring of Love
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Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 63,180. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2014 by Libros Libertad Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In this third novel in the Water series, Riedweg quickly draws us into the turbulent world of the Cresswells' adopted daughter, Rachael. Now 16, Rachael yearns for more freedom and excitement than a prairie farm has to offer. While her younger brother is blissfully content tending cows, Rachael is not, preferring instead the company of her wild older cousin.
An Earthless Melting Pot
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,450. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Another volume of prize-winning short stories from the Words with JAM 2013 BIGGER Short Story Competition. A heady mixture of stories, from romance to spine-chilling tension and from the virtual world to the extreme worlds of the self-deluded, these stories will take you to places you’ve never been before.
Secret Stories
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Price: Free! Words: 28,100. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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This is a book of just over 100 very short stories. Some stories are very very short. Other stories are a bit shorter than short, so rather very short.
The Worship of Walker Judson
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 114,960. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Walker Judson sees light emanating from others; Soul Shadows, he deems them. On meeting Lauren Finch, after he straightens her spine, she transforms into a powerful healer in her own right. But when all goes awry, as others abandon Walker, Lauren remains steadfast, till the bitter last. And so, is Walker Judson truly a healer-gone-bad or a saintly soul whose paranormal talents are misunderstood?
Thank You for Ten: Short Fiction About a Little Theater
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,850. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Little Dionysus Playhouse, like all community theaters, is a different place every day, as different people with different goals come in and out doing their thing. The ten stories in this collection explore both the drama and the comedy that happen in a community playhouse, both on and off the stage.
Redubbed a Novel
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,890. Language: American English. Published: June 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Redubbed remixes the iconic stories from James Joyce's Dubliners in celebration of its 2014 centennial. It's more than an eclectic collection of mashups, however. This anthology cum novel also tells the story of the eccentric employees of the publishing house which conceived it.
Habit of a Foreign Sky
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 85,540. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2014 by Typhoon Media. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Somewhere between Hong Kong and New York, life does an abrupt shift for Gail Szeto, when her mother, her last family member, is killed in an accident. For Gail, a mixed-race, single mother who had buried her young son less than two years prior, all she has left is a hard-won career at a global investment bank. Life rapidly goes into free fall for this woman with a complicated past.