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The House of Incest by Anais Nin
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,010. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2010 by Sky Blue Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 1 review)
The House of Incest, Anais Nin's famous prose poem, was first published in Paris in 1936 and immediately drew attention from the era's prominent writers, including Henry Miller and Lawrence Durrell. While written in English, it is considered a landmark work in the French surrealist tradition and one of the most unique books in 20th century literature.
Between Black and White by Linda Maye Adams
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 900. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Returning home from Desert Storm, Mary doesn’t recognize the place she grew up. Or her father. But it’s her that’s changed, too much. Can she find herself in the past, or is who she was gone forever?
Portrait of the Artist as a Young God by Stephen Goldin
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,410. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2011 by Parsina Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Science fiction » General
So what if you can make stars explode or change the orbits of elemental electrons. Big deal! It may all be very pretty, but is it Art?.
Alpenglow by Jill Boger
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,960. Language: American English. Published: August 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
Spring awakens new feelings in everyone, every season, regardless of whether you're a child watching Star Wars for the first time or a senior in college preparing to graduate. Brennan falls into the latter category. Here, he tries to figure out what his feelings towards his best friend, Chris, mean in relation to the romantic relationships everyone else expects him to be able to pursue.
Antediluvian by Jill Boger
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,090. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Charles, a college student in the 1940's, is about to go to war. He has yet to tell his best friend, Hugo, his plans to enlist. He wonders how much their relationship might mimic that of the heroes in the Classic literature they study.
Jalapeno Park by Lee S Holt
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,570. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 2 reviews)
It's been said life is lived and that old age is not for the weak. When Arthur Donamann and Timothy Thornton meet for their weekly outing, and play checkers, we glimpse into the world of Past, Present, and Future. Their lives might parallel our own in many ways as they struggle to recall how life really unfolded: testing their ability to remain relevant to each other, and to their future life
The Coffin Lady of Crosby by Randa Goode
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,010. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 1 review)
When you have death staring you in the face, what else can you do but build a coffin? This simple question transforms a life, revealing an unexpected blessing. Winner of 2010 Canis Latran Editor's Choice Award.
Another Girl by J. S. McInroy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,290. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2015 by SlateRunPublishingLLC. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Mr. McInroy claims to be familiar with various addictions, Norse goddesses on motorcycles, and the allure of each. He adamantly asserts that the divine is always with us, whether riding a chariot across the sky, hanging from a cross, or driving the back roads of America in a Dodge Charger Hellcat. His title is stolen from a Stones lyric and his desert land from his novel Army Girl.
An Act by Chris Lundy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,030. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A celebrity power couple adopts a Cambodian child. But what is really going on? A short story of 3,300 words, with samples from 6 other short stories. This story appears in the collection "Short Lives," available here: https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/482360
A Shiny Life by Nicolas Z Porter
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,800. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2014 by FrostProof808. Categories: 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.
Lifestyle Choice by Tabitha Ormiston-Smith
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,450. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
We all make choices that govern the course of our lives. But sometimes, the choice may not turn out to be what we think it is....
At the Bus Station by Nicolas Z Porter
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,730. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2014 by FrostProof808. Categories: 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?
Hotlanta by John Blandly
Series: Southern Girls, Book 3 · Romantic Comedy. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 670. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Sure, it would be cool to win a Pulitzer Prize, but if you become a writer to impress her, maybe, think again. There are other writers out there, writing excellent novels like, "The Truth," and winning Nobel prizes. So, if I am still in love with her, I am out of excuses. A mini-novelette.
Need (Like Driving To The Corner Store) by Chris Lundy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,890. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Two men in wheelchairs run into each other while shopping in a short story that defines "need." Approximately 1,500 words, with free clips of three of my other works: Sleep (3 short stories), I Will Make You Perfect, and Dust In The Wind.
Embarkation by James J Slattery
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,370. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2015 by SlateRunPublishingLLC. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Embarkation is the author's attempt to write a normal short story about normal people. He failed.
The Blue Train To Heaven by Charles Harvey
Series: Short Reads · Wes Writers and Publishers. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,020. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2011 by Wes Writers & Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
This short story by Harvey captures the enigmatic relationship of two brothers from Ghana. Listen in as Elijah tells his story to a Reporter who has come for a story on an elaborate burial coffin. Humor, irony, and bitterness all intermingled in this short piece. The people of Ghana are known for their elaborate coffins. Check it out on Google as you read The Blue Train to Heaven. Bonus Story
Political Cartoons by John Blandly
Series: comedy. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,650. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Like a character in a Joseph Conrad novel looking for someone in Africa, finding him, and having the guy say, “The horror. The horror.” That was Ricky's experience with politics.
The Actor by Icy Rivers
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,210. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Inspirational(5.00 from 1 review)
If your father is an actor--and a very old one--it is hard to tell sometimes if he is telling the truth, or just playing a part. You never know.
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