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Tales of Tyrri Glossaries and Supplementa
Series: Tales of Tyrri. Price: Free! Words: 16,980. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » Literature » Literary
The reader’s guide and reference companion to the novel The Flock of the Shore and other works in the alternative history series Tales of Tyrri. Extensive glossaries translating the novel's unique language, complete maps and gazettes, principal character listings and genealogies, a roster of the deity pantheon and avatars, a concise essay on the historical bases of this imagined world, and more.
Lessons in Eating Soup
Price: Free! Words: 2,690. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.85 from 13 reviews)
Michal is a young boy longing to be reconnected with his father who escaped Poland during the communist 1980's. This short story explores the innocence of childhood set against a bleak and frightening environment. It also offers a glimpse into cultural identity, how it can encompass the simplest of things, things that are often lost or left behind in the process of moving on.
Background Music
Price: Free! Words: 9,820. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When Concetta Pianto sang her Il dolce suono, the people on Bokeem slowed to listen. But no one ever asked why she sang so often. “Nor did they query the vibrant bruises, tracked downward from her face to her limbs.”
Snow Gum River
Price: Free! Words: 2,780. Language: Australian English. Published: May 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
(4.00 from 4 reviews)
Snow Gum River is a literary short fiction piece that unfolds around a Bushranging gang in New South Wales, Australia during the late 1800s. With the increasing effectiveness of the police, Margaret and Clarence find it growing more difficult to escape capture and punishment, forcing them to have to make decisions they never would have considered before.
Life-Changers
Price: Free! Words: 2,790. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(1.00 from 1 review)
Life-Changers is a literary short story with a diverse cast. It is told in short scenes, all related to each other in some way, that each takes on a new point-of-view character who faces a moment that changes their life--some for the better, but some for the worse. It explores what it means to be human and all the different ways we experience the world.
That Son Of Yours
Price: Free! Words: 1,370. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Flora has a visit from old neighbors who demand an apology from her son.
Brushstrokes
Price: Free! Words: 3,350. Language: Australian English. Published: May 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
*Shortlisted in the 2014 Tod Hunter Literary Award.* This is a short story about an Indigenous Australian art teacher, frustrated by bereavement and the loss of her heritage in an ever changing world. This is a modern, contemporary literary piece set in Perth, Western Australia,.
The Conversation
Price: Free! Words: 350. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
An intimate couple have a conversation with each other.
The Fart (Tales from Japan)
Price: Free! Words: 8,390. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2014 by Little J Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literary collections » Asian / Japanese
This is a story of a dramatic event that happened to a boy named Harukichi one warm afternoon in autumn. Harukichi goes to a small school in a small village. Sometimes Harukichi is embarrassed by the way his classmates behave. One day a new teacher named Mr. Fuji arrives from the big city. Another interesting character in this story is Ishitaro. Ishitaro likes to fart. A lot.
Fathers House: A Preview
Price: Free! Words: 27,240. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A Preview of the critically acclaimed Fathers House. When a young teen is fatally beaten in an abandoned schoolyard, assistant district attorney Ben Lovison is assigned the case of prosecuting the alleged perpetrator, a seventeen year old wannabe rapper and current resident of Lovison's childhood home, Fathers House.
Lovefool (complete 1st part of Lovefool trilogy)
Price: Free! Words: 135,850. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Love is all we need. Moreover, love shows mostly when we don't expect it, love surprises us. It causes a revolution in our hearts and in our – apparently – ordered world. Nothing is and nothing will be the same any more, when fates of people, who are destined to meet, cross one day. Mia, Julian and Sebastian meet each other. And Julian is not a human.
Signori e signore
Price: Free! Words: 21,720. Language: Italian. Published: April 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Signori e signore si muovono spaesati, annaspando nell’ultimo mezzo secolo di storia, alla ricerca di un senso trascendente, o solo materiale. Stringono pugni d’aria e soffiano lontane speranze, perché non riescono ad essere più di quel che sono e persi nella loro ordinaria semplicità provano a far brillare un lampo di straordinaria grandezza.
An Accurate Boquet
Price: Free! Words: 1,080. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Autumn heralds loss, until Jessie picks up a crisp red maple leaf.
Soggettivistiche
Price: Free! Words: 13,740. Language: Italian. Published: April 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Un collage di storie e storielle, di pensieri e immagini nate per il web che prendono forma in una raccolta compiuta.
Capitoli dispersi
Price: Free! Words: 17,670. Language: Italian. Published: April 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Piccole storie, riflessioni, immagini e impressioni compongono questa serie di capitoli dispersi, tappe sospese nel tempo del percorso narrativo di Andrea Candeloro.
Danze in mongolfiera
Price: Free! Words: 50,100. Language: Italian. Published: April 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Sedici racconti apparentemente legati dalla ricerca di un mestiere non comune, come il pittore di pesci o l'inventore di forme di biscotti, che sfiorano il mondo ultraterreno di miti ed entità divine per districarsi nel personale sentiero di libertà di ogni protagonista...
Niente Storie
Price: Free! Words: 70,480. Language: Italian. Published: April 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Trentacinque storie originali tanto da essere delle non-storie: racconti fantastici e fantasiosi che cercano e si ricercano nella condivisione e nel piacere della lettura.
Elbee the Dog Vampire Dog Hunter: with Zombies! and More!
Price: Free! Words: 25,450. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
When good dogs are asleep, bad dogs arise. Very bad dogs. Can Elbee the cockapoo save the world from this new breed of evil? It's like that other witty vampire hunter, but with dogs. And zombies. There might also be robots or sea monsters, but there's only one way to find out. Recommended if you like reading.
Le détour
Price: Free! Words: 3,180. Language: French. Published: April 15, 2014. Categories: 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.
Cormorant Bay
Price: Free! Words: 3,060. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
A short story of a woman named Elaine and her journeys, first to Pennsylvania, and then later, to Maine.