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Wall of Dust
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 67,160. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
As one reviewer has said: "Wall of Dust is a novel both timely and timeless in its examination of those trapped by the conflicts of Palestine and Israel. It tells a stunning story of divided loyalties, love, fear, and personal sacrifice. Novels such as this let us begin to feel deeply the true complex realities on both sides of this endless struggle in the Middle East."
The Ribs and Thigh Bones of Desire
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 96,510. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist
In a small New England town in 1977 a widowed physics professor and the sixteen-year-old girl who used to babysit his daughter forge a bond rich with potential scandal as they try to help each other survive terrible losses. This provocative coming-of-age novel asks: Is there ever a time when doing the wrong thing might be exactly right?
The Truth About Jack and Ray
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,950. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
(5.00 from 1 review)
English professor Jack, an embittered older man in 1990s San Francisco, has a vivid flashback to his turbulent, secret love affair in North Beach in the early 1950s with tormented young artist Ray, who cares only about ambition and his art. An intense, gripping story about a doomed relationship that changes the course of a man's entire life.
Whispering Woods
Series: The Natura Anthologies, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,780. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Mystery, Fiction » Literature » Literary
'Whispering Woods' is a collection of six light crime stories, with a mix of literary, historical, contemporary, and fantasy elements. Rated 13+
Belle City
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 185,830. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2014 by Whitepoint Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
This saga of love, land and loss is told from the disparate perspectives of Ruth Thatcher, who is Black, and Jonas Thatcher, who is White, and spans nearly a century. During the course of their lifetimes, Ruth and Jonas-- and their respective families have prospered-- but it is left for their descendants to come to grips with the long-unacknowledged truth that the two families are actually one.
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?
Why Won't You Love Me?!
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 62,450. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.00 from 1 review)
Pete Nicely has been waiting for a student like Charlie Novela. Charlie reads for pleasure, brushes off bullies and likes dumb jokes. But in the aftermath of Columbine, Charlie goes too far. “If things get bad,” Charlie says, “I’ll put on a trench coat and take care of things.” Now Pete has two choices. He can report Charlie or he can help the kid himself. But he has to do something.
Lighting the World
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 52,390. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2015 by Whitepoint Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Wade Rule reveals to his classmate Maria that he plans to run off to Vermont to escape his domineering mother. When Maria tells him she'd rather run off than live with her father, Wade makes up his mind to take Maria along. But when he shows up at school with a shotgun to fetch her, things go horribly wrong.
How They Spend Their Sundays
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 43,900. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013 by Whitepoint Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literary collections » Female authors
Courtney McDermott’s debut story collection unveils a perspective of African life that is both startling and intimate. An Afrikaner woman sleeps with a shotgun because she fears black Africans, an undead garbage man “saves” lives by taking them, a modern day Cinderella struggles to escape the bitter residual constraints of colonialism. These twenty-two tales embrace graphic realism and magic.
The Fan
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,770. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
When a writer is contacted by a fan, he does not know what he is in for. He has never had a fan before.
Momentary Mother
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 53,460. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2011 by Whitepoint Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Los Angelena Lulu Rosetti, a thirty-three year old word processor and tarot reader, is urgently summoned by her mother to her New Jersey childhood home to help Lulu's only sibling, a younger sister, recover from a vitamin-induced suicide attempt. Over the course of Lulu's one week stay with her too-close family, she's sure that moving to California was the right thing to do.
The Stoplight
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 760. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(3.00 from 1 review)
Early one morning, a woman decides if she will continue to play by all the rules. A short, short story by the author of The Beach House and the Wading Pool.
Ten Thousand Heavens
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 67,690. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013 by Whitepoint Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
With patience, persistence and love, a man called Bird befriends Annie, an abused and difficult mare. Eventually, Annie reciprocates Bird's affection, but their relationship is sorely tested when they are separated by a catastrophic wildfire. In order to reunite, they must battle not only the forces of nature but the greed and cunning of unscrupulous men.
The Drama Kids
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 31,840. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
9 bathroom-length stories about the kids nobody likes. Drawings by Jeff Hurlow.
Cold Fusion 2000
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 66,320. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
Alex Kavanagh is a physics-obsessed geek who's just had a horrible day. While drowning his sorrows he sees an ex, Lucy Spiers. They go on a date and he realises he still loves her. Problem: she's changed. For a start, she’s actually Lucy’s twin sister, Jane... Cold Fusion is a story wrapped around an enigma. It’s a novel about making peace with the past and moving on.
League Of Mortals
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 162,710. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
League of Mortals is the most honest thing you will ever read about illness: a razor-sharp story told with shocking candor, fierce wit, and deep compassion. Wesley Peary gets sick just before his senior year, and in short order loses his job, his friends, and his fun - everything but his mind. When that goes, too, he finds the only person who can help is in even worse shape than he is.
Buddy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,580. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A unique man struggles with how to handle his new--and improved?--self.
To the Left of the Microwave
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 31,570. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2011 by Whitepoint Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
The eclectic characters in this collection of ten tales contend with the classic, American quest after freedom. The women in these stories grapple with greed in 1980s New York, tangle with an Indiana abortion clinic surrounded by protesters, and succumb to a wacky adventure with a scientist who thinks he’s losing his mind in California.
Finding Viola: A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
Every day, Miss Erikson hears mysterious music coming from behind a locked door at the Lang School of Fine Arts. When the strict Mrs. Borg demands she leave the door alone, Miss Erikson's curiosity propels her to uncover the secrets of the ever-closed door. As she pursues the source of the inexplicable music, she must finally face the grief of the past she has long tried to ignore.
Scar Jewelry
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,710. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
What do we really know about our parents or the ways they shape us? For twins Deirdre and Langston, 20, the answer is: not enough. With their father long dead, and their mother now in a coma, they realize they don't even know whom to notify. In fact, they understand almost nothing about their mother. They delve into her life and uncover secrets that revise the past and transform the future.