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Nothing Goes Away (Short Stories)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,190. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2012 by Bannerwing Books. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
“Nothing ever goes away until it has taught us what we need to know.” ~ Pema Chodron Angela Amman's debut collection of short fiction delves into the private shadows of three very distinct relationships. For these three women, there are lessons to embrace before they can release the turmoil which holds them back from hope.
Ghost Romances
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2012 by Atomic Quill Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
This trio of short stories plays with romance both as a subject and a literary genre. Timothy Dugdale wrote these tone poems as "first takes," over a span of three consecutive days.
ВІДЬМА
Price: Free! Words: 7,440. Language: Ukrainian. Published: December 3, 2012 by Lit UA. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Образок Михайла Коцюбинського про дівчину Параскіцу, яку в селі починають вважати за відьму.
The Ice Cream Vendor's Song
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,370. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction
(4.07 from 15 reviews)
The Ice Cream Vendor's Song introduces a new side of Laura McHale Holland, whose memoir, Reversible Skirt, won a silver medal in the 2011 Readers Favorite book awards. In this richly nuanced collection of very short fiction, the author tilts the everyday and spins characters in surprising directions, revealing worlds haunting yet tender, all rendered with emotional clarity and exquisite prose.
Not a Ghost Story
Price: Free! Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A young professional finally finds the apartment she's been looking for. But she can't seem to turn it into a home. And then strange things start to happen. But this is not a ghost story. Or is it?
The White Cat
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 4,520. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Christian » Contemporary
Two stories of love and inspiration. In 'Matchmaker' animal shelter littermates are reunited when their human parents fall in love, while 'The Memory Garden' reminds us that we honor the dead most profoundly not only by remembering, but by rebuilding.
Literary Lunes Magazine-November/December 2012
Price: Free! Words: 17,440. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - multi-author, Fiction » Literature » Literary
The final issue of Literary Lunes Magazine Volume 2 is here! Volume 3 will be live in the beginning of January 2013. Featured in this issue are poems, short stories including the latest installment of The Cassandra Serafine Chronicles, interviews, and book reviews.
Tänzer, Null
Price: Free! Words: 3,420. Language: German. Published: November 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
Merry Christmas, Deutschland! Eine kostenlose kurze Geschichte über das Leben der nördlichen New Jersey Gymnasiasten. Ihr Leben für immer verändert, wenn ein Austauschstudent aus Russland kommt. Hochschulzugangs, Wachstumsschmerzen, Kulturschock
Hungry But No Appetite
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,470. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2012 by Atomic Quill Press. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A serious actor contemplates his relationship with a volatile young starlet the morning after a heavy night in LA.
Repóquer de perdedores
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,260. Language: Spanish. Published: November 18, 2012 by Erres Proyectos Digitales, S.L.U.. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Cinco historias, cinco personajes que, siempre llevan la baza menor; aunque piensen que su jugada es buena, habrá, seguro, alguien en la partida que les supere y arrample con todas las fichas.
West of West
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,260. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2012 by Atomic Quill Press. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is a short story about a young chef who remembers his lost year spent gambling at a racetrack and working as a tennis pro in the Far East.
Ready Reference Treatise: Cannery Row
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 36 · Study Guides: English Literature, Book 57. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,300. Language: English. Published: November 14, 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.
Boxers
Price: Free! Words: 6,430. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Urban
(1.00 from 1 review)
Middle–aged hipster Hammerhead Hirsch, The Pugilist Poet and Boardwalk Balladeer of limited Beat Era fame, struggles to raise his kid Scrap on his own. Ten years in the life of father, son, and dogs. First appeared in New South.
A Necessary Fantasy (A Short Story)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,380. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Literature » Literary
When she was eighteen years old, Rebecca Castille moved to California. A year later, she became Honey Halliwell, an adult film actress. Now, after a short but productive career in the porn industry, Honey wants to go legit. But her Hollywood dream soon becomes her own personal hell, and she learns that her present may be darker than her past.
Holidays
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,440. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2012 by Fario. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Caribbean & Latin American, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Young José Martins, let out of class early one day, heads home with his uncle and his older sister. On the way, he and his sister try to guess the reason--a party? a birthday? an election victory?--for their unexpected dismissal from class.
A Dirty Beautiful Smell
Price: Free! Words: 6,330. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
From the author of "I Only Got One Hot Wife" comes a profoundly complex and deeply harrowing short story about one man's fears, regrets, and tragic impulses. Stuart Newman finds himself not feeling very well on his way to work and soon comes to a realization that his illness may be as serious as the phobia of smell that torments him.
Republican Standup: Fundraiser (Story)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,510. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Do Republicans have a sense of humor? Can they take a joke? Seriously, can they laugh at themselves? Richard Charmer is a Republican standup comedian having a crisis of political faith. Everything he believes in is crashing down around him. Time to take another tablet. “Republican Standup: Fundraiser” is a tragically funny political story. What happens when a man loses respect for his politics?
The Call of the Sea
Price: Free! Words: 7,290. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.71 from 7 reviews)
Why do tears taste of the sea? John Heap’s debut short story begins as Peter meets Maria on a deserted shore of a British seaside town. Peter is fascinated with Maria, but Maria is fascinated with the sea, a dark elemental obsession that echoes back to her family and to the origins of life itself. Can Peter save Maria from herself and the planetary forces that seem bent on her destruction?
A Beautiful Episode: A Romance
Series: Novels and Stories, Book 46. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,860. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
When she found that book, she removed it from the shelf and carried it along to her bed room. The night passed in reading. The first light of the day was about to appear and she was about to read the last paragraph:
Trio in A Minor
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,310. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012 by Fario. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Caribbean & Latin American, Fiction » Literature » Literary
In "Trio in A Minor," Machado's classic tale of a love triangle in Brazilian high society, the intrigue plays out to the tune of the old sonata of the absolute.