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Magic & Soul
Pre-release—available February 13, 2019. You set the price! Words: 4,150. Language: English. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Contemporary woman
MAGIC AND SOUL is a book of short fictional stories about women who encounter magic, explore adventures, and full of life!
The Sun-Kissed People
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 20. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Country & Ethnic
The Sun-Kissed People are a people of great origins. Their Chief often tells of the love story between the Sun and the Moon and how they loved each other so much that they wanted to create life from their love. Thus they created the first people, Moon created form from the earth and Sun created a heart from a kiss. The Sun's kiss would flare so bright that it would shoo the Moon away...
Izinkanyezi Ezintsha (Izinganekwane Zesimanje)
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 14,220. Language: Zulu. Published: November 7, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Iqoqo lezinganekwane ezintsha zesiZulu eziqamba imihlaba emisha.
Red Flags
Price: Free! Words: 10,690. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Red flags is a true life story that depicts dysfunctional relationships, deceit, desire to be loved and societal pressures that force people to enter relationships that turn out to be toxic.
Spit and Pathos
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,610. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2018 by Iconoclast Productions. Categories: Essay » Literature, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Spit and Pathos is a collection of short horror stories, beat poetry about love, death, and grief, and essays on African American literature and black womanhood by Sumiko Saulson. Born in the wake of the death of her former fiancé Gregory Hug, the collection includes award-winning essays and short stories such as "When We First Become Other"
Vol. 4 Streets Paved with Gold
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 90,120. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: October 5, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
These 15 short stories continue the African themes of the others in the series. Some have a strong ethnic flavour (Xhosa legends, polygamy) some have historical settings (the 1921 miners’ strike, the British ultimatum leading to the Anglo-Zulu War) and modern social issues (xenophobia, working class religious sects).
Vol. 3 Streets Paved with Gold
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 90,660. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: October 4, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Johannesburg, the city of gold where the streets are literally thought to be paved with gold. This collection of 18 short stories continues the African theme. Most of the stories have a strong ethnic flavour (lobola, myths and legends). Some are contemporary (life in a squatter camp, scenes from a literary centre, gangsterism). The stories range from serious to humorous.
Vol. 2 Streets Paved with Gold
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 90,080. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: October 3, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
This collection of 20 short stories is set in Africa. Themes range from: historical (the Anglo-Boer War, The Bambatha Rebellion), Shakespeare in Africa (A Midsummer Night’s Dream), stories with a strong cultural flavour (legends, witchcraft, lobola), modern settings (illegal mining, street vendors in the city), and political (forced removals). The stories range from serious to humorous.
Vol. 1 Streets Paved with Gold
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 89,390. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: October 2, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
This collection of 19 short stories has Africa as a common theme. They range from stories with a strong ethnic flavour (a day in the life of a Zulu herd boy, Xhosa burial customs, Khoi Bushmen of the Kalahari) to historical (Anglo-Zulu War), to political (Apartheid) and to modern settings (street vendors in the city, the scourge of Aids). The stories range from serious to humorous.
Memoirs of a Lagos Wedding Planner
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,600. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2018 by Accomplish Press. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction
Memoirs of a Lagos Wedding Planner is a collection of flash fiction that takes you behind the scenes of the weddings you attend or hear about in Lagos. Meet the wedding party through the eyes of their planner - from the reluctant groom, to the crazy in-laws, to the unfaithful bride and much more. It's bound to make you gasp, laugh and cringe!