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Careful - a novel
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,270. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
At the tender age of sixteen, Tyler embarks on a student exchange program. Sent to the Andean city of Ambato, Ecuador, he finds daily adventure as he tries to fit in at school, connect with his host family, and navigate through a world of beaches, volcanoes, and jungles. But tucked deep inside this year are events so profound, so unexpected, they forever shape the man he will become.
Saving Elizabeth
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Price: $6.50 USD. Words: 54,360. Language: American English. Published: April 4, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Saving Elizabeth is a strong and powerful novel about a young girl’s fight to save her seriously ill mother. The novel takes place in Denmark and follows the young girl Kirsten, as she grows up and learns about life’s complexities and joys, including friendship, alcoholism and discrimination. Will Kirsten find a way to rescue her mother?
The Soul as Strange Attractor
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,240. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
“The Soul as Strange Attractor” is literary fiction, but the stories are neither boring, nor bewildering. The characters consider them true. Why quibble just because some of them hear things? If seriousness is sometimes lacking, there is always sincerity. Mudgap, New Mexico is a mountain village: some played out gold mines, a few Milagros, but no bean fields. If you never heard of it, look it up.
Summer Symphony
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,450. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
There’s a stigma in many cultures about how men are supposed to grieve. This stigma is no more conspicuous than when it comes to a father’s grief over a child lost to stillbirth. Martin Zoric's daughter never took a breath. He held her once and never stopped loving her, but then he had to learn how to deal with the loss.
All of Me (The Bridesmaids Club, Book 1)
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Series: The Bridesmaids' Club. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,880. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2015. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Four friends. Twenty-two bridesmaids' dresses. One random act of kindness that will change their lives forever.
Trails in the Sand
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 133,620. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Trails in the Sand follows environmental writer Caroline Carlisle as she reports on endangered sea turtles during the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. As she delves into the story, she uncovers secrets about the past that threaten to destroy her family unless she can heal the hurts from a lifetime of lies.
The Rainbow Horizon - a Tale of Goofy Chaos
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 118,080. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
(5.00 from 1 review)
This book concerns the life lessons you learn when they are still people and not machines yet. It's about four young grownups, in their mid-20s, who are barely working for a living - the most important thing God ever gave mankind - three of them brown or black, one white. Men, women, and the book blasts racism while promoting sexism. Not the bad kind; the kind where you get ahead somehow in life.
Acquiescence
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,240. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2015 by Second Wind Publishing, LLC. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
When Pamina Campbell learns of a murder committed over two hundred years ago in her Connecticut farmhouse in order to avenge an unforgivable crime, she accepts that she has no idea how the universe works, except that it requires acquiescence at every point. Two plot threads twine as one woman calls to another across three centuries.
The Teacher and the Tree Man
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 228,500. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is a modern American epic fable about a Teacher in love with Nature who discovers a human head, a Tree Man, living in a tree in a forest near his house. The novel is about our need to unplug from our culture and re-discover ourselves in Nature. It is a fun-yet-deep look at: the media, our education system, drugs in our culture and our inability to listen to each other in the political arena.
Apron Strings
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,100. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
A seven-year old well-to-do white girl and her family’s black maid overcome the deep-seated hatred and the segregation embedded in their 1950’s era southern culture proving that love sees no color. Where you taught to hate people of another color when you were young? We don’t come hating we learn it!
Sebastian
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 129,910. Language: British English. Published: March 17, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Sebastian is the story of a young man who, due to an unfortunate accident, has his leg amputated shortly before World War I. When his father is drafted to the war it falls to him to run the family grocery store in Vienna, to grow into his responsibilities, bear loss and uncertainty, and hopefully find love.
Build a Blue Fire
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Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 78,530. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Steina's brother has died unexpectedly - how will she tell their reclusive mother? She can't, so she doesn't. Which means making sure that no one in the Icelandic fishing village where they grew up tells her either. Not to mention pretending that he's still alive, facing up to family secrets and dealing with the delusions of a complete stranger. She does none of this well.
Nobel Peace Prize
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Price: $3.33 USD. Words: 99,070. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2014 by SycoraxBooks. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
William Wright, undistinguished employee at a startup in Cambridge, is awakened by a call from Norway informing him that he won the Nobel Peace Prize. The call sounds like a hoax and it is unlikely to reshape Will’s future. But it immediately changes his past. In the 24 hours before the Nobel Committee makes its official announcement, what started out as incredible gradually becomes inexplicable.
The Automat
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 69,580. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
The Automat is a story of a mild-mannered introvert named Horace Gray, who slowly descends into madness after he becomes obsessively enamored with a woman who stares at him from behind an automat wall.
Winter in Tirane: The Stories of Jiri Kajane
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,920. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2010 by Fiction Attic. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Winter in Tirane: The Stories of Jiri Kajane, brings together for the first time twelve intertwined tales of bittersweet love, absurd politics, and comic hijinks by the enigmatic Jiri Kajane...an exploration of the meaning of identity, the power of suggestion, and the complex relationship between a story and its creator.
The Gate - Things my Mother told me.
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 93,130. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2010 by Inhousepress. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 12 reviews)
The Gate draws you in with subtlety, wit, compassion and faith. An intriguing and captivating look at the last sixty years of western culture that holds you even though we all know how her story is going to end. It will be of particular interest to people who experienced Alzheimer's or Dementia in their immediate family. "This is a jewel of a piece of writing…" [Kate Jones, USA]
Juegos de pluma. Técnicas literarias llevadas al extremo
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,880. Language: Spanish. Published: January 2, 2015 by Universidad de Los Hemisferios (Quito, Ecuador). Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
La presente obra recoge una selección de cuentos muy dispares entre sí, cada uno de muy distinto en tamaño, recursos, estilo literario, temática y vocabulario, pero todos conservan algo en común: lo extremo. En cada escrito se utiliza una técnica literaria distinta y se la intenta llevar hasta sus límites. La obra está dividida en tres partes: microrrelatos, géneros poco explorados y cuento corto.
The Termite Queen: Volume One: The Speaking of the Dead
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 131,320. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(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 ...
Famous Potatoes
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,300. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A classic road novel from the 1970s, now an ebook. Willy, a nice boy from the suburbs, is framed for murder and goes on the lam. With hopeful heart and broken balls he joins the people of humble cafes and dusty bars, underground, where life is basic. “An engaging, warm, well-told story of a likable character with a knack for being in the wrong place at the wrong time.”—Publisher’s Weekly
Un tabou vieux comme le monde
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,710. Language: French. Published: January 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Au lycée Oscar Wilde, quatre jeunes profs déjantés laissent volontairement courir le bruit qu'ils flirtent avec leurs élèves de Terminale dans le seul but de pimenter la vie quotidienne du bahut. Mais cette année, un coup de foudre va réellement se produire entre l'un des profs et son élève. Va-t-il briser ce tabou vieux comme le monde, au risque de voir les rumeurs se retourner contre lui ?