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Past a House with a Chicken
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,500. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A rooster raised from a chick wins a place deep in a young woman's heart, while her boyfriend fails to do the same. Published in Primavera, 1999.
Concerning Jackson Willard
Price: Free! Words: 6,210. Language: American English. Published: October 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Sleep deprivation and an interviewing a purported immortal are enough to toy with anyone's head.
Fish Wishes
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,720. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A newly sober mom longing to get back custody of her daughter tries to make something happen. Published in Pindeldyboz, 2004.
Surely Goodness and Mercy
Price: Free! Words: 1,080. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A cynical narrator gets changed, just a bit. Published in Cranky, 2004
The Rock Star in the Mirror (or, How David Bowie Ruined My Life)
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 6,190. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.13 from 8 reviews)
Joe is a small-town Oregon guy. He's madly in love with Lynnie ... who has a huge crush on David Bowie. Joe will do almost anything to get Lynnie's attention, but there are always consequences.
Puppet Show
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,430. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
An artist who creates puppets invests commonplace living with a surreal intensity that isolates her from everyone - until she encounters an odd octogenarian. Published in 13th Moon, 1993.
Ready Reference Treatise: Coming Up for Air
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 25 · Study Guides: English Literature, Book 46. Price: $1.75 USD. Words: 3,540. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Guide books or book notes are primarily written to make students understand the original text better, especially from all those angles which are often overlooked by a casual reader.
Vengeance
Price: Free! Words: 560. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A very short piece taken from the book, Hope, Depression, Love & Fractured Hearts: A Collection of Short Stories and other Pieces of Writing. Something in his past comes back to him.
Romance
Price: Free! Words: 1,350. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A hung-up Las Vegas local falls in with a spring-breaking sorority girl from Louisiana State in ROMANCE. Literary short fiction by Pushcart and Best-of-the-Web nominee Hosho McCreesh.
The Glass Key: A Modern Folktale
Series: The Green Lady and Other Stories. Price: Free! Words: 12,590. Language: British English. Published: October 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Gothic, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.67 from 3 reviews)
For ten years Sam neither saw nor heard of his beautiful Araminta, who vanished before their wedding day - but now, suddenly she steps into his life again, with a fantastic adventure to tell: her journey to unlock the secret of the mysterious glass key.
Ready Reference Treatise: Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 23 · Study Guides: English Literature, Book 44. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,760. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
Guide books or book notes are primarily written to make students understand the original text better, especially from all those angles which are often overlooked by a casual reader. The present book introduces the author in details, provides analysis of the characters and themes, and includes the complete summary.
Riding Double
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,590. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Forced to move and dreading puberty, a 13-year-old girl clings to childhood through her younger sister. Published in the Bellingham Review, 1990.
The Purpose of Gravity
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,620. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A frustrated writer feeling trapped in her marriage receives a coming-out letter from her closest girlfriend in college. Winner of the 1992 Katherine Anne Porter Prize for Fiction, published in Nimrod.
Spot the Sweetie
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,710. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Two fine arts students deconstructing the notion of romantic love find their own friendship devolving toward an inevitably cliché attraction. Winner of the University of Washington's Milliman Award, published in Short Fiction by Women, 1993.
Writing Under the Influence
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,250. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Literary shorts and poems related to the writing profession and obsession
Miss Dollar
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,430. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2012 by Fario. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literary collections » Caribbean & Latin American
A classified ad is offering a large reward for the return of a lost greyhound. Mendonça, a single young doctor who has found the dog, makes his way to a house on Rua de Mata-cavalos, where the reward he ultimately collects is much different from the one mentioned in the classifieds.
Le Poisson rouge
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,600. Language: French. Published: October 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Anna, jeune homosexuelle, découvre le gay Paris au fil de ses amours, heureuses ou désenchantées. Le Marais se dévoile et les femmes s'emmêlent... Un récit plein d'humour et d'autodérision sur la vie aux couleurs arc-en-ciel.
Poetry Guide: P. B. Shelley
Series: Poetry Guides, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,600. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » College Guides
This guide presents a valuable help to the students of English Literature. The summary of each of the poems in this guide is followed by the form of the poem, critical analysis, and the text of the poem.
Adopting Jenny
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,810. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2012 by Clean Reads. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Twelve year old Joanie loves animals. Her family fosters animals for a local rescue operation. Joanie desperately wants more pets, but her father refuses. But when a mother dog who has lost her puppies needs to be fostered, along with a litter of puppies that have lost their mother, Joanie and her father find themselves working together adopting Jenny.
Mister Danger is my Name
Series: Short stories, Book 18. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,370. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
An American expatriate living in a small town along the Caribbean, an escapee from alimony payments and pesky IRS tax men, becomes the unexpected driver of an ambulance carrying a dying kid through the dark jungle night. Besides a rough dirt road full of pot holes, river crossings, and no headlights, he has to deal with a spooky companion riding shotgun.