Books tagged: alienation

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Broken Rice: Second Serial Installment
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,910. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Part 2 of a serial, about 6500 words. Caleb is a poor child laborer who used to work in a sweatshop, until he stole materials to sew a doll to be the brother he never had. But the doll sprang to life and flew away, leaving him to be beaten and fired from the terrible job his family sorely needed. Now it's time for Caleb to find work and forget the doll. But will the doll forget him?
Broken Rice: First Serial Installment
Price: Free! Words: 5,500. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Science fiction » General
First episode of a serial, about 5000 words. Caleb is a poverty-stricken child laborer in the Republic of Texas, a fragment of the former United States. The demands of simple existence means his family has little time for togetherness, and he has little time to make friends. But perhaps with scraps stolen from his employer, he can *make* one...
Transitional Zen & Conditional Juggling: Words Stand Tall
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,590. Language: American English. Published: July 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
Thirty five lyric poems exploring the transitions between love, life, disappointment, grief, reconciliation, alienation, and hope.
The Noctambulists
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,340. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
The TV is small, just like everything in your apartment. Onscreen, there's a woman sitting behind a desk. Her dark hair hangs straight down the sides of her cheeks, and her pale face looks like a full moon, suspended in the darkness. "Are you home alone?" she asks. "You are, aren't you? It's just you, there. And just me, in here. Just the two of us. Alone together, here at the end of the night."
Taste I Say, You're Timeless
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 15,300. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2015 by Weasel Press. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
Like Jack Kerouac, Taylor moves beyond the grand secular tradition of modern writing into the unknowable landscapes of the spiritual. This book is just what the name implies, a tour through the multiplicities of the human heart, a deconstructive exploration of the interpretive mind, a clever philosophical clutch at the divine sweetness of the human soul waiting beneath the exterior. -C. Williams
Gothic Poetry: A Collection of Dark Poems
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,830. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Some of the poems reflect emotions as they pertain to feeling alienated, misunderstood, or different, Gothic subculture, desire, morbid curiosity, and a love of all things dark.
The Code of Happiness
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,500. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Unemployed loner Jamie Fuller is approached by rival organizations for his gifts that he himself doesn't believe in. As they vie for control of his spiritual and material wellbeing they hide their true intentions from him. Jamie, living in a bubble and ignoring the obvious as he's prone to do, is coaxed into a horrifying future all in the name of happiness, and a destiny he may never escape.
Light Street
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,130. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2014 by StrawberryBooks. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Light Street (first published in 1996) is a dozen challenging poems of penetrating insight, exploring alienation and the plight of the individual pitted against an indifferent world. It is illustrated by the art of Toni Simon, which is at once whimsical and disturbing. This special e-book edition also includes, in its entirety, Piombino’s book of haikus (published in 2004), Hegelian Honeymoon.
Change
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,760. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
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The man has been in a hopeless situation for years, trying to get by and somehow bear it. He is ignored by most of those around him and is not sure if he is still real, still visible, even still alive. Then, suddenly, he sees a chance to break free from his entrapment... A captivating story about isolation and alienation, a spooky fantasy set in a very real everyday situation.
Gardens of the Desert
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 146,890. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A decade after their father's murder set them on separate life paths, three brothers deal with alienation from each other and their southern culture as they learn to walk the line between familial duty and social obligation, while ultimately defining themselves as individuals.