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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?
Proxy
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)
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.
Kiss Me, Genius Boy (No More Dreams #1)
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.
The World Unseen
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
The Termite Queen: Volume One: The Speaking of the Dead
Price: $2.99 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 ...
Cardboard: A woman left for dead
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?
Calan's Eden
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)
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.
Jalapeno Park
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
Purgatory: A Good Way to Die (Butterworth)
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.
When The Sea Shall Give Up Her Dead
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
Pelo bueno, pelo malo
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.
William Shakespeare’s "The Merchant of Venice": A Retelling in Prose
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,740. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Religious
One theme of the play — told here in novel form — is the harmful effects that prejudice can have on people. It can make someone want to cut a pound of flesh from a living person. It can make someone spit on the clothing and the beard of an old person.
Because The Pleasure-Dragon Whistles
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,210. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A young Welsh Dragon becomes friends with a young Welsh Poet. This is their story, wistful and funny as only Dragons and Bards can be.
Інфанта і аднарог
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 142,040. Language: Belarusian. Published: December 8, 2015 by kniharnia.by. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
У адной са школаў, здавалася б, тыповага беларускага горада пачатку ХХІ ст. пяты год працуе малады настаўнік і літаратар Эрнест Скіргайлавіч Баластоўскі. За пару дзён да новага навучальнага года яго раптоўна прызначаюць класным кіраўніком у зусім няпросты выпускны клас. Настаўнік з неахвотай бярэцца за гэтую справу, паралельна адзначаючы цікавасць да сваёй асобы як з боку каляжанак ды старшакласні
Midnight's Tale
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,110. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
He's faced hordes of screaming children intent upon his destruction. He's endured close confinement with a hostile camel. He even narrowly averted being the star attraction in a Satanic ritual sacrifice. Yet, despite handling these crises with aplomb, poor Midnight is ill-prepared for his latest, greatest adventure: a perilous foray into the affairs of the heart.
Sabina Quartet: Stories from Italy
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.
Miss Dollar
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,430. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2012 by Fario. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literary collections » Caribbean & Latin American
A classified ad is offering a large reward for the return of a lost greyhound. Mendonça, a single young doctor who has found the dog, makes his way to a house on Rua de Mata-cavalos, where the reward he ultimately collects is much different from the one mentioned in the classifieds.
The Gifts We Keep
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,350. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
"The Gifts We Keep" is the story of a family forever changed by the arrival of a young Native Alaskan girl. As they come together, new alliances are forged and old secrets are forced to the surface, weaving together questions of identity, forgiveness, and the bravery it takes to open our true selves to the ones we love.

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