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Conception of a Child
By Scott Vanya
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,550. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This book of poetry is a collection of poems from 1986-1988, written by a young man during the early college years, becoming aware that he has a Voice and what it is that So holds his attention he would want to write about it. They are simple in their beauty and reminiscent of ancient Chinese, Japanese, and North American Indian poetry: full of love and boundless wonder and joy.
Revelation
By Scott Vanya
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,440. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Revelation is a compilation/best-of spanning from 1986 to 2006 and brings together some of the sweetest and most sensitive works of a man who has and always will be in search of the purest and truest expression of the human soul.
Old Treasures and New
By Ben Mathewson
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 4,140. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Old Treasures and New is a book that chronicles Ben Mathewson's development as a Poet. Old Treasures and New is an illuminating Journey through faith, life, and the sadness of death, with Ben's characteristic flair for the ridiculous. Enjoy and be enlightened as you open up Old Treasures and New!
A Shiny Life
By Nicolas Z Porter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,800. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2014 by FrostProof 808. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is a short story. An elderly woman is last seen on a soggy, dreary day by two of her neighbors who are playing checkers on a porch. Neither of the men ostensibly know her all that well. But maybe one knows her better than he lets on. A young family comes to town a few days later looking for the woman, and they're even less familiar with her than the men are.
At the Bus Station
By Nicolas Z Porter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,730. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2014 by FrostProof 808. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is a short story. A young couple arrive in a bus terminal. Both are nervous at their impending separation. We assume it's a sad time for both, but is it? Are they running from a problem, or merely solving it in a different way?
Le détour
By Jacques Rioux
Price: Free! Words: 3,180. Language: French. Published: April 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Un couple regagne en voiture le domicile conjugal. L'homme essaye péniblement de dire à sa femme... qu'il veut la quitter! Timoré, incapable d'affronter son épouse, il tourne en rond... comme la voiture engagée dans un détour de la route qu'il n'avait pas prévu.
L'émoi d'août
By Yannick Billaut
Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 16,310. Language: French. Published: April 12, 2014 by Éditions Hélène Jacob. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Août 2005. Nicolas Lassagne part rejoindre son petit pavillon breton le long des côtes du Finistère. Cet été-là, il décide de prendre le chemin des écoliers, celui des départementales et des petits villages, qui évoque chez lui certains souvenirs enfouis de l’enfance. Mais ce mois d’août n’est pas seulement celui des images d’antan. Nicolas Lassagne est également au carrefour de son existence.
Good News Or Money (Flyleaf Singles #5)
By Patricia Ann McNair
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,880. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2014 by Flyleaf Inc.. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
"Hello, is this someone with good news or money? No? Goodbye! Er… Hello, is this someone with good news or money? No? Goodbye! Ha! Yeah, right. A Thousand Clowns. Jason Robards. Right. Ok, yeah. Hey. It’s me. Surprise. Long time. I know. So here’s the thing. It’s about Mom. Are you there? Are you listening? Can you hear me? It’s about Mom, she asked me to call. I didn’t want to, but she asked…"
Date
By Jessica Gold
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,560. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
George, a 30 years old handsome bachelor from Portland, OR, has been feeling lonely in his apartment. He's been escaping from the emptiness of his heart to the colorful gardens of impressionist art. When he saw Angela, he couldn't believe his eyes; she was like an apparition coming from his own fantasy world.
Accidental Falls (Flyleaf Singles #2)
By Christina Murphy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,500. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2014 by Flyleaf Inc.. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
"My mother, returning with a bottle of wine borrowed from a neighbor for the party at which people drank more than she expected, tripped over a piece of broken pavement, fell onto the sidewalk, and took a chunk of skin off her palms..."
Torn (Flyleaf Singles #3)
By Sahar Mustafah
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,710. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014 by Flyleaf Inc.. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
"We sat cross-legged on my bed, the globe wobbling between us on its plastic stand, and you turned it until a part of Asia and all of Australia faced me. You pressed your palm against Africa and teased a corner of South America until you peeled it off, taking most of the Atlantic Ocean with you..."
The Girl Who Wished (Flyleaf Singles #1)
By Eric Charles May
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,270. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014 by Flyleaf Inc.. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
"Once upon a time, way back in the 1950s, when there was no cyber or cable anything and the cars were all big and boxy, there was a little girl who lived wither mother and father, just the three of them, in a fine brick house on the Far South Side of Chicago..."
Cormorant Bay
By Anne Spackman
Price: Free! Words: 3,020. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A short story of a woman named Elaine and her journeys, first to Pennsylvania, and then later, to Maine.
Of Shipwrecks and Stars
By James Tyler
Price: Free! Words: 950. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A captain and his crew face one last storm before coming home.
Always
By Kara Allen
Price: Free! Words: 1,450. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Written in the second person point of view, 'Always' is a creepy, contemporary answer to Nikos Kavvadias' 'A Knife'. It is you who finds the cursed knife, but, unlike the protagonist in Kavvadias' poem, no one is there to warn you about taking it home. At only 1300 words, 'Always' is an easy read for the time-poor.
A. Candle's Light
By A.S. Morrison
Price: Free! Words: 2,500. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A short story about a young man sitting at home babysitting a little kid who is home sick.
Weathered Bird: A Jazz Age Novelette (House of Black Flowers Short)
By Danielle Yvette
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,970. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
In 1926, single mother Birdy Whitaker thought her life revolved around her bootlegging boyfriend, Sidney Allen. Sidney, a "high yellow" gangster with a penchant for passing as white, leaves Birdy alone too often as he builds a career in the moonshine business. Lonely and heartbroken, Birdy must decide what she wants more in life; being Sidney's wife or seeking her own happiness.
Santos
By Ryan Loera
Price: Free! Words: 730. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Books & Libraries
(5.00 from 1 review)
Santos had some sort of memory problem. He couldn’t retain any information other than his own name. But he sometimes struggled with that as well.
Suicide Song
By Wanda Hartzenberg
Price: Free! Words: 1,820. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2014 by Demitri LeBlanc. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A third-year law student struggles to ensure his death is as existential as he can make it but the Womburu won't let him. His parting marked with a song leaves tragedy in its wake. Maybe he knew something none of us do.
An End
By Nick Stokes
Price: Free! Words: 4,830. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
The last survivors of the Community fight to live and die in authenticity and love while Others thrive: an account of an end of our species. An End, a short story, was first published by Mixer Publishing.