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The Auction
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,670. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
(4.50 from 8 reviews)
Belle Walker lives in a place where women are auctioned off when they come of age. Outside the city are monsters who have allowed the humans a small area to inhabit. They promise to leave citizens in peace as long as they never cross the boundary. On the day Belle is sold, one of the monsters breaks that promise and enters the city, intent on having her as his own.
To Kill a Mockingbird Summarized for Busy People
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,970. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2014 and represented by Hodder Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Don't have time to Read the Whole Book ? To Kill a Mockingbird Summarized for busy people is for you ! It briefly runs down key characters, and events to give you a comprehensive chapter-by-chapter summary and overview guide in a clear, concise, easy-to-understand format.
The House of Incest
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,010. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2010 by Sky Blue Press LLC. 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.
A Noiva Judia
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,400. Language: Portuguese. Published: April 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Vinte e seis pequenas histórias compõem o livro de estreia de Pedro Paixão, que depressa conquistou os leitores. «Atravessamos o Tejo. Vamos sobre a água de brilhos metálicos em direcção a um clarão alaranjado que está do outro lado. Vamos à popa, contra o vento, mas não faz frio. Vamos agarrados. Ela dá-me um beijo na cara e sussurra-me: "O meu pai beijava-me assim"
The Broken Word
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,780. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013 by Silver Bow Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Alan Hill takes us through the dark underworld of growing up with his brother's mental illness and its effects on the family unit. Vivid imagery and vibrant metaphors and energy pulsate on every page. You ARE there!
Christmas at Ruby's
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,280. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Welcome to Ruby’s, where the “spirits” are not confined to just the dusty liquors behind the bar, and your deepest Christmas wish—to have one last moment with a special loved one—might not be made in vain.
Igazi Labafo
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 13,780. Language: Zulu. Published: May 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Igazi Labafo is a novel that depicts how individual characters can be shaped by the environment they find themselves in. It furthermore highlights how an insatiable appetite for money can lead to an individual’s demise. Written in dominantly Nguni, the novel tracks the life of Mpundule, a character who is a victim of stereotyping and tribal prejudice.
Pretty Bird
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,160. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
A story of love and reconciliation. Simply told as a fable, "Pretty Bird" is complex and enlightening for adult and young readers. Bird, Squirrel and Dog show us our most elemental natures as their story is told. Beautifully detailed in its description of the natural world, "Pretty Bird" powerfully evokes the relationship we all hold with our earth, our hearts, and our potential.
Décades
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,460. Language: French. Published: May 30, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Après le chaos de la douleur, le désir amoureux, ses attentes, ses exaltations, ses déceptions. Rencontre entre deux femmes qui va bouleverser leur existence et donner une force insoupçonnée à chacune d’elles.
Spent Lives
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,000. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2015 by The Mantle. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literary collections » African
The two characters in Ayobami Adebayo's (Nigeria) short story discover that old flames are never completely snuffed.
The Eastern Fly and Other Stories
You set the price! Words: 15,790. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A collection of three short stories by Sara Alexi, best selling author of the Greek Village Series.
Yesterday
Series: Romance. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,190. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Jim's feelings for Sheila hadn't changed, but her feelings for him were . . . different.
Going to Liard
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,860. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2011 by Falcon Ridge Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Dana wants nothing more than to be a good mother and a loving wife. But one fall morning, not knowing why, she turns her back on everything and everyone she loves. She runs away.
Sejal Badani's Trail of Broken Wings Summary
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 6,190. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Trail of Broken Wings is a masterpiece by Sejal Badani. The novel features a family from India who migrated in California. It particularly highlights the trio sisters who were abused and tortured by their father, Brent. The sisters experienced unimaginable sufferings until their father falls into a state of coma.
Poetry Guide: Robert Frost
Series: Poetry Guides, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,600. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
Students often find understanding and interpreting poetry an uphill task, for the allusions and references almost baffle them, however, with repeated and careful reading of the same poem, taking the help of the reference books and guides; they often come close to the interpretation desired by the poet.
Het jachtgeweer
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 9,960. Language: Dutch. Published: January 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Jan van Ittersum is een mislukt schrijver die worstelt met zijn innerlijke demon. Een demon die zich een weg naar buiten weet te banen. Een demon die Jan een inter-dimensionaal reisje aanbiedt naar de gouden jaren van zijn jeugd. Maar is het verleden wel altijd zo rooskleurig als we ons voorstellen? En slaagt Jan er in de liefde van zijn dochtertje te herwinnen?
Ngife Olwembiza
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 4,270. Language: Zulu. Published: July 11, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Kule ndatshana sithola umlingiswa uNdlovu ebhekene nenkinga ngamadodakazi akhe amabili uBathabile noPhumzile. Inkinga wukuthi womabili la madodakazi akhe asaqeda esikoleni kodwa kayikho imali yokuthi aye enyuvesi. UNdlovu akanayo imali njengoba elinde eyomhlalaphansi. Kuthi uma isiphumile imali uNdlovu aluthwe ngu-Enouch omethembisa ukuthi uzoyikhulisa.
La Douleur Exquise
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,630. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2014 by Dead Key Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literature » Literary
la douleur exquise: the “heart-wrenching pain of wanting the affection of someone unattainable.” In la douleur exquise, Angela Perea presents a darkly compelling collection of short stories about this exquisite pain, even if that unattainable someone exists only in our own minds, hearts, and souls.
Mickie
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,140. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Literature » Literary
It’s a coming of age moment for Herman and his friend Flynn. It’s a hot night, and they’re two young guys cruising in a borrowed car. When they come across the beautiful Mickie, a picture of American loveliness, old enough to get beer and everything, certain issues must be confronted. A short story of gay fiction by Harold C. Jones.
Christmas Stories
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,000. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A collection of heartwarming short stories and poetry that celebrate Christmas and the holiday season.

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