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Non-Hollywood: A Novel of Actors, Indie Film & Music
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,290. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Living in Los Angeles, a few million strangers have one thing in common: they want to make it in the entertainment business. From actors to indie film types, from rock & rollers to models -- they're here pursuing dreams, working day jobs, and rallying behind the cry of "I deserve to be famous, dammit!" With equal parts humor and empathy, Neal A. Yeager tells the story of four of these souls.
Beyond the Line
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,290. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2016 by Wordrunner eChapbooks. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In this powerful collection of short fiction from “down under” — by turns, beautiful, disturbing and funny — Goldsmith gives us resilient characters who push or are swept beyond the lines of acceptable or customary behavior; some of them live in barely sustainable emotional territory.
Discard 2
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 98,920. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A Pennsylvania-set debut novel that spans the 1930s through ’60s with a story of grudges, forgiveness, criminals, and the law. A solid historical drama exploring ethical themes Kirkus Reviews
Ινδικά Διηγήματα
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,620. Language: Greek. Published: November 13, 2012 by PELEKANOS BOOKS. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Ο βραβευμένος με Νόμπελ Λογοτεχνίας (1913) Ραμπιντρανάθ Ταγκόρ υπήρξε συνθέτης, συγγραφέας και φιλόσοφος. Ενδιαφέρθηκε επίσης για την εκπαίδευση και την παιδαγωγική.
The Murder on Via Belpoggio
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,010. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2011 by Fario. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
"Everyone felt his own beloved person threatened," notes the narrator of Svevo's sarcastic tale of a bungling murderer on the loose in the city of Trieste.
A New England Romance and Other Southern Stories
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 69,600. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2016 by Shotwell Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Set in the upcountry of South Carolina in the fictitious County of Compton, Ivey's stories introduce us to a cast of memorable characters. If you have ever "visited" William Faulkner's Yoknapatawpha County, or "passed through" James Kibler's Clay Bank County, you will most certainly want to add Ivey's Compton County to your literary travel itinerary.
Midnight Mass and Other Stories
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 86,400. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2014 by Fario. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literary collections » Caribbean & Latin American
Brazilian Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis was the finest storyteller of nineteenth-century Latin America. "Midnight Mass and Other Stories" offers a selection of Machado's tales, from the oft-translated and sly erotic title story, a classic of Brazilian literature, to such brief ironic tales, not previously translated into English, as "A Game," "Coimbra the Clerk," and "Sooner the Tarpeian Rock."
War Medal/Behind the FAT CHANCE - 2Shot#3
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 7,110. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Two more short stories by Pushcart and Best-of-the-Web nominee Hosho McCreesh.
The Real Winner
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,040. Language: Australian English. Published: August 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Pete Baxter never wanted a dog, and he was not at all pleased when his wife brought home a puppy. A story of one man's love, and the lengths to which it took him.
The Chosen One
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,700. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2013 by TouchPoint Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Inspirational
Set in the South in the 1950s, a young boy, disabled at birth, relentlessly hopes that his birth mother will return for him one day.
Memoirs of a Bangkok Warrior
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,270. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
DECLASSIFIED! Yes, Americans did fight another secret war in Asia! Now, at last, the long-suppressed details of that controversial war can be told. The setting is Bangkok, Thailand. The time is the mid-sixties. And the events are incredible. Join Whore House Charlie, Sgt. Jigaboo, Bumbles, Blinky, Agent Orange, Corporal Napalm, Hogbody, Butterball, Good Pork Betty, the Betel Nut Queen.
The Painting of Porcupine City: A Novel
Price: $4.89 USD. Words: 117,080. Language: American English. Published: January 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Sexy and sweet, gritty and gut-wrenching, "The Painting of Porcupine City" takes readers on a graffiti-covered adventure spanning years and hemispheres and miles of painted walls. From the author of "The Cranberry Hush."
Christmas' Best Bet, Humble Pie a novella
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,040. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
When Brock, a wealthy lawyer in Atlanta, Georgia, loses a bet with his partners, he must take up the challenge to get a job in a Waffle House and work there after office hours in their law firm for a month. He has never worked so hard or learned so much about people. During that month he learns about humility and caring. This novella has loads of southern flavor.
Sand and Ruin and Gold
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,060. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2014 by Riptide Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
The old stories always end with happy ever after. But this isn’t one of the old stories. This is a story of princes and monsters.
Radar Road: the Best of On Impulse
Series: On Impulse, Book 5. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 38,950. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Female authors, Fiction » Literature » Literary
In a series that begins with the question: what is a book? This is a book. Morgan Sorvillo Kiger takes what the On Impulse series offers and gives us a portion to desire.
The Great Imitator
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 91,860. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The Great Imitator is a haunting account of a family tortured by the unsolved disappearance of a much-adored mother, an accused father never absolved for her presumed death, and a son and daughter who have avoided disillusionment at any cost to maintain sanity. Cast into a chaotic sequence of events, the family is left with just one question: who would you become if you risked telling the truth?
Paradox Lost: A Divine Comedy Book II
Series: The Paradox Lost Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 46,490. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
L'Inferno, the second part of Paradox Lost, has Steve Adams taking a job at a fundamentalist school. Adams thinks he can walk the intellectual tightrope between science and religion. When the university president's daughter tempts him into joining her family Adams begins to compromise his principles. Will a lifestyle of ease cause him to abandon science for superstition?
The Jersey Bounce (A Jersey Fantasia)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,440. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Motivational coaching, now a billion $ industry worldwide, propels Coach, "just plain Coach," as he likes to be called, a former forest ranger from the Garden State who made his name by bouncing the corrupt into jail, onto the national stage. The novel takes a humorous look at loyalty in the Garden State with views of historical greats en route to arriving at what it means to live a good life.
The Unvoiced Consonant
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 82,420. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2015 by little owl press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
The Unvoiced Consonant is the story of five loud-soft voices and more phonemes than you, or a pigeon, could poke a stick at.
The Beautiful Death
Price: $1.90 USD. Words: 10,330. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012 by Fario. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literary collections » European / Italian
The captain of the "Siracusa" has received orders to sail for Tangiers, where rebels have seized the Italian consulate. The blue peter is hoisted, and the sirens announcing the ship's departure echo off of the hills above Livorno. From all over the city, seamen and officers begin returning aboard--all of them, that is, but the junior lieutenant Luigi Carleoni, the ship captain's son.

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