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Going to Ground: The Search for Home by Barry Pomeroy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,570. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Inspirational
After his father died, Tom took the 1971 Impala that his father had bought the day he was born and drifted from one side of the country to the other, grafting limbs on fruit trees but keeping himself unattached. His path littered with breakdowns, this is the story of a drifter yearning to come in from the cold. It speaks to all of us who left home too early and fear it’s too late to return.
Where the What If Roams and the Moon is Louis Armstrong by Esther Krivda
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 294,580. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Fairy tales
A writer, a girl and her parents' heads are filled to their tippy tops with voices that tell them one thing one day, the opposite thing the next. 'Is there more than just me in me?' they fret, til finally they confront their voices, 'Who are you and why are you haunting me?' But when the voices answer, can that writer, the girl and her parents live with what they've learned.
The Fish and the Bird by Laura Rae Amos
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 114,730. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Leila Watts has always lived by her heart, but now she realizes that her heart only gets her into trouble. Corbin Green is a kindred spirit, and he reaches Leila in ways her husband never could. But as their innocent new friendship quickly turns into an intense and irreplaceable bond, Leila is haunted by her promises. How can she live an honest life when every choice she makes is full of regret?
Boom-shacka-lacka by William Marquess
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,910. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2016 by Fomite. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Boom-shacka-lacka is a collection of stories that includes a fictional interview with an aging snow sculptor, poetic meditations on Harold and the Purple Crayon and the drama of the night the Harlem Globetrotters actually lost a game.
The Horned Whale or An Morvil Kornek by Jeremy Schanche
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 175,710. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In the archaic port of New Lynsmouth, circa 1911, Elias Gillpington, a young scholar, quietly pursues a life of learning until he encounters the elderly Lazarus Taxon and gets drawn into his world of extraordinary experimentation. Desperate to win the love of the luminous Constance Place, Elias pursues his fate through the foggy alleys of the Old Quarter, while back in the lab, something stirs.
Dead Floating Lovers by Elizabeth Kane Buzzelli
Series: Emily Kincaid Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,590. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2016 by Beyond the Page Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Fans of Louise Penny will love the Emily Kincaid mysteries by Elizabeth Kane Buzzelli! “A mystery that keeps you guessing, together with the story of a woman slowly finding her voice” —Kirkus Reviews
One Little Indian by Richard Crasta
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,920. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
In India, a land of “snakes, elephants, gurus, and coconuts,” Vijay Prabhu grows up Catholic and confused. The result is an Indian Angela's Ashes, one in which Vijay, redefining his goals, dreams of going to America, the land of milk, honey, and Campbell's Cream of Chicken Soup. "Surprisingly delightful...the unstoppably copious funniness is Shandian."-The Telegraph.
The New Now by BB Hawes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,720. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
Jason Krakow—music critic, Brooklynite, aging hipster—is losing his touch. And he might be losing his mind. The lapses of consciousness! The memory loss! The eerie insights and coincidences! The implosion of his relationships! This mysterious new woman! The disappearance of his roommate! And possibly an international plot! The universe seems to be falling apart... and it might take Jason with it.
Grind by Edward Vukovic
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,240. Language: Australian English. Published: October 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Urban, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Ziva's love of coffee is double-edged. Predicting the future with chilling accuracy, she understands the cost and has sworn never to divine her own truth until she meets Isaac. Told from the perspective of multiple characters, this intoxicating and memorable tale of mystery, romance and the paranormal, tells the story of Ziva, an ordinary immigrant with an extraordinary gift.
Born Speaking Lies by Rob Lenihan
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 143,670. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2016 by Fomite. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
New York mobster Billy the Kid gets a chance to escape the violent world of 1990s Brooklyn after being shot and left for dead in a Pennsylvania forest . Billy tries to disappear into small town life with Lora, a woman who finds him bleeding by the side of the road, but his desire for revenge and his rapidly deteriorating health drives him toward a bloody confrontation with his former friends.
Laurence Sterne's Tristram Shandy, Abridged by Emma Laybourn
Price: Free! Words: 131,010. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Tristram Shandy, widely regarded as one of the great works of English literature, is also one of the most difficult to read. This edition simplifies and shortens the book to two-thirds of its original length, making it accessible to the general reader while retaining its wit and style.
Wide as the Wind by Edward Stanton
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,880. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2016 by Open Books Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
The lyrical tale of a boy, a girl, their island, and how they saved it. Wide as the Wind is the first novel to deal with the stunning, tragic history of Easter Island. It is both a stirring novel of adventure and a prophetic tale for our times.
Opealeux by Miles Rothwell
Price: Free! Words: 36,070. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Opealeux has three parts - the first is set in 1920's Paris. Two impoverished artists struggle to maintain an existence. The second part has a contemporary setting revolving around two bohemians sailing around Indonesia and the third section is set in 2162 .The stories are linked with clues and threads creating an allegorical and surrealistic commentary on the nature of existence
Dropping Out: A Tree Change Novel-in-stories by Danielle de Valera
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,260. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Character-linked short stories. 212 pp. When undercover narcotics agents Michael O'Neill and sidekick Baby Johnson are sent to the Northern Rivers of New South Wales to bust a heroin dealer so big everyone up there calls him 'God', they fall in love with the area and decide to drop out. Although they arrive with high hopes, life in the country does not turn out to be as Idyllic as they'd imagined.
The Judas Lawyer by David Crump
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 63,050. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2016 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Personal Injury, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Robert Herrick is the lawyer for William Grant, who is badly injured. But, too soon, Robert’s chances of helping his client seem nonexistent, even though the jury has rewarded two other plaintiffs from the same accident with huge damages. The pain of this impending defeat is overwhelming. But Robert forces himself to keep fighting for his client William Grant. A novel with accurate law and drama.
A New Kind of Zeal by Michelle Warren
Series: A New Kind of Zeal trilogy. Price: Free! Words: 88,810. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Christian » Futuristic
It is Summer in New Zealand, 2030. Tristan is hitching past Kerikeri, having just retired from Peace-making army duty in the Middle East. Rau, a Maori priest, takes him to Ninety Mile Beach, and there they meet Joshua Davidson. Now driving Joshua down the North Island toward the Beehive in Wellington, Rau is finding a new kind of faith, but Tristan knows he must end the growing threat of Joshua.
The Pains by John Damien Sundman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,740. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2016 by John Sundman. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Set in a universe that is part Orwell's 1984, part Ronald Reagan's 1984, and part who-knows-what, The Pains tells the story of a decent man upon whom the universe, or God, or simple chaos, has decided to visit unending torment. If he can prevent one soul from going bad he can save himself and thereby save the world. Or can he?
The Labyrinth by Steven Arnett
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 113,020. Language: American English. Published: September 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
A romantic adventure wrapped in a thriller, The Labyrinth chronicles the strange life and death of John Jones, whose involvement in a murder when he was 15 years old shapes his whole life afterward. Four people read the manuscript he leaves behind and try to answer this question: Who really was John Jones?
Djerba Nights by Alexis Debary
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 145,690. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Djerba Nights is based on a true terrorist blast on the oldest Jewish Temple in Africa, on Djerba, a Tunisian holiday island. But, when a British woman is washed up dead on the shores, a chain reaction of highly-explosive events sets in. Under-cover agent Monica is torn between jet-setter parties, international politics, Islamic extremism and age-old Arab magic on her quest for the murderer.