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Finding Land: Stories of Japan by Marian Pierce
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 61,300. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general(5.00 from 1 review)
A Jewish girl from Cleveland meets a pregnant Texas belle over dried squid in a Tokyo grocery store. Their common ground? Both newlyweds, married to Japanese men. Despite being unable to decipher the maps in Tokyo's train stations well enough to know where they're going, they set off on a quest to find land. Will they find space for themselves, in a place where there's none?
Proxy by Jason Mallory
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,360. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Literature » Literary(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Robots replace human workers, devastating the economy. Civil War begins as presidential hopefuls legislate amid corruption.
My Generation's Lament (No More Dreams #2) by Ben Hourigan
Series: No More Dreams, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,690. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2013 by Nameless Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary(5.00 from 1 review)
It's been ten years since Joshua Rivers had his dream of the girl he believes he is supposed to marry, and she's still nowhere in sight. Now twenty-two, Joshua is stuck in a life markedly different from what he expected. Little does Joshua know that by the end of the year he'll have met his destined love at last.
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 Rock Star in the Mirror (or, How David Bowie Ruined My Life) by Sharon E. Cathcart
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 6,210. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literature » Literary(4.13 from 8 reviews)
Joe is a small-town Oregon guy. He's madly in love with Lynnie ... who has a huge crush on David Bowie. Joe will do almost anything to get Lynnie's attention, but there are always consequences.
Kiss Me, Genius Boy (No More Dreams #1) by Ben Hourigan
Series: No More Dreams, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,470. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2011 by Nameless Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary(5.00 from 1 review)
Joshua Rivers was born to expect great things. A former child prodigy and the son of a lottery winner, he also believes himself blessed with a vision of his perfect destiny and his perfect love. Now in his early twenties, he waits for the moment, and the girl, that will show him his time has finally arrived. And when it does, he resolves to take what is his, whatever it costs him or anyone.
When The Sea Shall Give Up Her Dead by Tim W. Jackson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,110. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(3.00 from 1 review)
Angela sees nothing to live for after the love of her life high-tails it to Cuba with her life’s savings. Then, on a solo scuba dive she doesn’t plan on coming back from, a chance encounter changes her mind. A Tale From Blacktip Island by award-nominated novelist Tim W. Jackson
Cardboard: A woman left for dead by Fiona Place
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,160. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Cardboard: A woman left for dead is a fictionalized account of one woman's life-threatening eating disorder and her eventual hard-won recovery. Fiona Place has created Lucy, a narrator who is capable of taking the reader deep inside the puzzling experience known as anorexia nervosa. Acutely observed, a compelling and moving portrait it asks the big questions: Who am I? What do I want?
The Termite Queen: Volume One: The Speaking of the Dead by Lorinda J Taylor
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 131,320. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In the 30th century, an off-world expedition brings back a giant termite with a behavior that suggests intelligence. During the planning for a first-contact expedition, Kaitrin Oliva, a linguistic anthropologist, falls in love with the entomologist-leader, a complex man hiding a dark secret. Meanwhile, civil discord is brewing on the termite planet as the Queen's Chamberlain plots a murder ...
Calan's Eden by L. G. Cullens
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,110. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 1 review)
"Calan's Eden" is an engrossing and thought provoking collection of connected sketches portraying a life path attuning to natural world harmonies and respect for all beings, within which conflicting character perspectives shed light on our subjective physical existence.
Fated Shorts(Boxed Set) by Virginia Aird
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,070. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literature » Literary
When fate intervenes, life can become a chilling explosion of destiny. Coast along with these characters as they slip and slide through the mires of unfortunate circumstance. These three fated shorts are available individually or at this attractive boxed-set price.
The World Unseen by Shamim Sarif
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,720. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Winner of the Pendleton May First Novel Award and a Betty Trask Award, and now an award-winning feature film, The World Unseen is a captivating human drama and love story between two women who discover universal truths about integrity, justice and finding your voice in 1950's South Africa. 'Elegant and understated' The Times
Pelo bueno, pelo malo by Carmen L. Montañez
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 26,690. Language: Spanish. Published: December 11, 2009 by Terranova Editores. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Premiada por el PEN CLUB de PR Pelo bueno, pelo malo inscribe a la autora en el árbol genealógico de las grandes escritoras caribeñas. Las hablantes de esta novela, vienen a ser voces arquetípicas que se conjugan en la personaje principal como si todas fueran una sola. Los cambios de perspectiva narrativa metaforizan la ambigüedad inherente en la hibridez caribeña.
Clear Running Water by Steven Snell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 85,460. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A married woman is asleep under Shawn’s covers. He sits next to her, staring out his third floor window. He begins to reflect with a mix of nostalgia and despair on her, on a recently dissolved relationship, on when this will happen again. Immediate and raw, Clear Running Water climaxes with a wildly powerful commentary on love, on friendship, on our contemporary urban condition. *Adult content
Sabina Quartet: Stories from Italy by G. D. Spilsbury
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 38,020. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 1 review)
These seasonal stories about a farming community in Rome’s olive hills—“the Sabina”—bring to life an ancient world where foreigners and locals have always lived side by side but separately. The unique culture of the place, steeped in the historic rivalries of Italy’s medieval hilltowns, finds vivid portrayal in these lively tales about the local residents and their traditions.
Purgatory: A Good Way to Die (Butterworth) by Dave Malone
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,890. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Literature » Literary
College adjunct instructor Charles D. Butterworth lives a pleasant, though not terribly exciting, life in the rural Ozarks. A cuddly, bookish man, Butterworth seeks meaning through the Eastern philosophers and Mother Nature. Feeling his life has peaked, Mr. Butterworth plans his suicide. Bad weather and an unexpected infatuation slow his demise.
Eeks - Book 1 of The Eeks Trilogy by John Standingford
Series: The Eeks Trilogy. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 41,860. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Peter and his colleagues make the ultimate breakthrough: a truly humanoid robot. The UK Government, alarmed by the rising cost of caring for the aged, happily funds development of robotic e-carer (or 'Eek'). This works so well that no-one looks too closely at what the Eeks are doing on their own initiative - even when they promote euthanasia and colonizing a distant planet, which they will find.
Manchester Arms by Rick Edelstein
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,300. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2016 by TWB Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family(5.00 from 1 review)
College grad Lawrence Dunbar Harrison has aspirations to be a writer but he has no real-life experiences with odd characters, so he takes a bellhop job at Manchester Arms where he’s soon forced to make a life-changing decision.
Lottie & The Temple Cat Quahr by J.A. Pak
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 27,700. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Lottie is a little girl who works on a farm. One evening, after a long day working in the fields, she meets two unusual cats. Not only can they talk, but they seem to know Lottie and tell her that they must all hurry to the temple. “What temple?” Lottie asks, stunned. “Follow us and you will see,” the cats say, sweeping Lottie along until she finds herself in a very strange world of cats.
Their Final Argument by Lian C. Wright
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,020. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The end of a relationship is always traumatic. But not every final argument is so . . . final. Tragedy follows slice of life moment captured by narrator. A short story.
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