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Calan's Eden
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,150. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Calan's Eden by L. G. Cullens: Engrossing coming-of-age; alternative cultures; Nature; animals; adventure; poignant interactions; thought provoking; ... What's not to like?
Bandiera Rossa
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,780. Language: Bosnian. Published: April 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Vedri roman o velikim raspadima - "Je li moguće izaći iz začaranog ili zatrovanog kruga koji nastaje ubrizgavanjem ideologije u čovjekovu psihu i krvotok?...U Bandiera Rossa Antonije Žalica – piše sam sebi, nikome ne postavljajući nikakav uvjet, nikome ne ispostavljajući račun ili optužbu, svjestan kako istina nije ni za prodaju, ni za kupnju, a samom sebi ne želi lagati..."
13 After Midnight
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,340. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2016 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
WITH AN INTRODUCTION TO THE SHORT STORY OF THE FANTASTIC Nobel Prize for Literature nominee Jaime Martinez Tolentino presents 13 stories of the fantastic to read after midnight, and also sets out to explore the differences between the various kinds of such stories—the uncanny, the supernatural, the marvelous, the fantastic, magical realism, etc.
The Notebooks of William Wilson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,470. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2015 by Black Bay Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
In the Winter of 1917, 17-year-old Virginia Lampley disappears from her upper-class home in the South. 70 years later, her granddaughter Christine begins an earnest search for Virginia, using a single diary entry as the only clue to her whereabouts. Helped by ill-tempered librarian William Wilson, her search takes them not only into the life of the early 1900s, but into their childhoods as well.
The Atheist Vignettes
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,910. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Highly satirical and humorous while scathingly poking holes in the armor of religious belief, The Atheist Vignettes is an irreverent, sometimes didactic, but always entertaining novella of “associative fiction” that weaves short stories, playlettes, news reports, internet chats and other literary forms into a very human story with an unexpected ending. Even the "author" is a character!
Between Times
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,860. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2014 by Alfie Dog Limited. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Spanning three continents and half a century, Between Times traces the lives and wanderings of the families along Sorrow Creek in mythical Marshall County, North Carolina. Fans of The Summer Boy will delight to recognize some familiar characters and discover new ones to love among other mountains where Drum grows up and the Laurel remains as elusive and hidden as it is real and powerful.
Finding Land: Stories of Japan
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?
While Amongst the Stars
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,940. Language: American English. Published: March 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Inspirational
An author, who learned the art of storytelling from his grandfather, perseveres in this thought-provoking short story about change and following one's passion.
Build a Blue Fire
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 78,610. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Steina's brother has died unexpectedly - how will she tell their reclusive mother? She leaves London and returns to her birthplace, a small Icelandic fishing village, where she must face up to family secrets and deal with the delusions of a complete stranger. She does none of this well.
Eeks - Book 1 of The Eeks Trilogy
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.
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.
Anticipation - Book One
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,650. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
K is a young woman in search of her place in the world. 'Anticipation' explores the relationship between motivation and action as we follow K on a journey that ultimately leads to optimism and self-determination.
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?
Peter's Sisters
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,290. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Sue’s in the mental hospital and she’s only partially surprised. Bonnie wants to be fair. Her sister had just snapped, and Bonnie reckoned that such a thing could happen to anybody. She’d almost gone over the edge herself once. On the other hand, what Susan had done, the things that she’d said . . . Bonnie wanted to be fair, but she wasn’t sure she could forgive Sue. Not for any of it.
Speeks - Book 2 of the Eeks Trilogy
Series: The Eeks Trilogy. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,070. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Capt Leonora Mendoza awakes in orbit around the planet Goldilox. The Space Eeks ('Speeks') have built an enclosed city and a life-support system. The hard part of the mission is setting up a functional human community. Speeks' leader Hepplewhite even has an answer to the 4:1 sex ratio. The colonists find they are not the only sentient beings on Goldilox and are taught to respect their precursors.
The House on Sunflower Road
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,820. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2016 by The Hartwood Publishing Group. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
Three years after her beloved father’s death, Odella’s past is revealed to be a tapestry of generational sin and love. To live with the ghosts of yesterday, she must discover the truth of her own soul.
The Artistic Life
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,710. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2011 by Mendicant Bookworks. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
Mendicant Bookworks presents literary short fiction by the incomparable Mark SaFranko.