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Supermarket Sadhu
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Price: Free! Words: 6,260. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Seventeen year-old Fanny Jackson, who works aisle three at the ShopRite market, wants to become a twenty-first century mystic – a supermarket Sadhu.
De très bons livres
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,770. Language: French. Published: December 9, 2010 by Editions de L'Herne. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Ce Carnet d’articles de F. Sagan regroupe un ensemble de textes ayant pour thème commun le goût de l’écriture, celui de la lecture et celui enfin des grands écrivains. Centrés sur des interrogations qui se recoupent et se complètent, ils offrent une approche limpide de sa pensée, de sa réflexion et de son style.
I'm Walking Behind You
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,850. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Elvis returns home for his mother's funeral. Dixie Locke, his high school crush, attends the service, and Elvis invites her to visit him at Graceland that evening.
Six Catholics and an Atheist
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Price: Free! Words: 4,080. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(2.00 from 1 review)
In an increasingly hedonistic universe, Kirsten Hazelton clings to her Catholic faith. But can the hospital discharge planner hold her own when Dr. Wong, an osteopath at Saint Elizabeth's Hospital, confronts her with his own extreme beliefs?
Exile, 1946
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Price: Free! Words: 2,580. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Having been exiled from Germany in 1933, Albert Einstein returns secretly after the war to visit his old home in Caputh, Germany. But in the course of the visit, Einstein, despite having bent time and stretched space, finds himself dispossessed of his own identity. In a most extraordinary way he is placed in exile again – but from himself.
The Rock
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 1,270. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2010 by Fiero Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Andrew and Frank used to swim in this lake as kids. Used to reach this island, this particular rock. Used to play a game of “How far down can you go before you have to come up again?” Now Frank is dead and Andy is out in the lake all alone, swimming to the rock.
Christmas Stories
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,020. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A collection of heartwarming short stories and poetry that celebrate Christmas and the holiday season. Appropriate for the whole family.
The Other Side
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Price: Free! Words: 3,420. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
Traveling across London on a bike two weeks after the 7/7 bombings... musing on how life continues regardless of what happens.
The Reticent Storyteller
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Price: Free! Words: 4,200. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Parker Salisbury is dating a girl with the social graces of a cigar store Indian. So why is he giving Lilly an engagement ring later this evening?
Stille Nacht
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,360. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Christmas—a time of family, tradition, togetherness. But what happens to a single mom when her parents are dead, and her daughters worry that Santa, like Daddy, won’t show up? Is the magic of Christmas an illusion? Or will that magic appear on Christmas morning like all the other gifts of the season? Includes complete bonus story "Canopy."
Trachodon Issue 1
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,560. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
Trachodon Issue 1 features short stories by Jo Ann Heydron and Tom Weller, and poetry by Taylor Altman and Chris Dombrowski. Jewelry maker Amy Tavern offers a glimpse of her artistic process, and Wesley Middleton reports on Brooklyn's UrbanGlass, a modern glassblowing studio.
Hardships
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Price: Free! Words: 480. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A very short story about perspective.
For I Have Seen The Wind
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Price: Free! Words: 520. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A very short story about the inevitability of change.
Briar Rose
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,570. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2010 by Green Snake Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
She doesn’t remember falling through the plate glass window. She doesn’t remember anything at all, not even her name. Her only link to the past is the rose tattoo on her backside. And when she finds the tattoo parlor, she's certain she can find the truth again, one tattoo at a time. (This story originally appeared in the highly acclaimed anthology Metahorror, edited by Dennis Etchison.)
The Cry Of Morning Glory
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,610. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Aiko was raped by her classmates and delivered a fatherless baby, but who can’t, for the life of her, recall that her baby died before or after birth. She sows seeds of morning glory on behalf of her boyfriend. As morning glory grows larger, the memory of her dead baby grows worse and starts tormenting her all the more.
Legal Procedures
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Price: Free! Words: 3,710. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Phoebe’s Aunt Janet, who has been married six times, is advising her niece on affairs of the heart. Good Luck Phoebe!
She's All I Can Think About
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Price: Free! Words: 1,710. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
A man struggles with his obsession for a new girl at work and wonders the age old question: Why can't obsession be a normal part of love?
Madeleine's Life, A Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 1,290. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
When Madeleine's father dies, her mother seems to lose her way. Madeleine may only be eight, but her maturity shines through in this brief look at a family after tragedy, told from Madeleine's point of view. -Flash Fiction/One Shot-
Vivien
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,150. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Madness, drug-addiction and sexual abuse are the themes of this short story by Judas Wilkinson.
Tulipwood
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Price: Free! Words: 6,220. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Kendra Ryder just gave fifteen year old Frankie Dexter a slab of fresh-cut tulipwood along with the advice, "When you’re feeling bad, just scuff the wood with 120-grit sandpaper, grab a whiff and you're guaranteed to feel a whole lot better!”