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Beyond Nemra
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,880. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
After swallowing a dangerous magical talisman, Nemra the swordswoman embarks on a dangerous mission to capture the Idol of Zephmal, but the enchantments surrounding the idol are designed to prey on her mental weaknesses. Will her partner, Kerimar, be able to unlock the terrible memories of her past in time to release the talisman and save both their lives?
The Black Scarab in "The Sad, Strange Fate of Evil Eye"
Price: Free! Words: 2,180. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Adventure » General
Written in the style of a pulp superhero tale, this short story describes the final encounter between an aging superhero trying to take care of unfinished business and his arch-nemesis who is dealing with some issues of his own.
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 2,930. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
A fortune teller told Vangie she was to be ravished by the swamp beast and delivered to the Devil. Vangie then ran from the fortune teller’s tent and her friends later found her trembling in the shadows under a tree. Now, there's a knock on Vangie's door one night. It turns out to be wild young Jimmy Deveraux, wearing a nice suit. If Jimmy Deveraux is the devil, he's a tall, handsome devil.
Embryos in Space
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,130. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2011 by Olo Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Award-winning author and physician, Melissa Yuan-Innes, explores the strange new worlds of embryo transplantation ("Red"), human-ape genetic engineering ("Growing Up Sam"), and exile (two Shaolin monks banished to outer space in "Iron Monk") in an exclusive collection of her science fiction stories.
Wonderdark: Dara and the Dream Engine (ARC edition)
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 51,310. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Registry Alert S24 Your attention is required etherers, rogues, and skywaypersons. A leaf has emerged with very interesting information about the eighthling Dara, and it specifically mentions us.
Preston the Raindrop's First Spring Shower
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 5,500. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
Preston is on a journey and a quest to be the first spring shower raindrop to fall on earth, but he is tested to make sure he is worthy. This story is magical and enchanting as Preston learns the value of honesty and trustworthiness.
The Maturation of Michael Merriweather: From the Poet, to the Pen, to the Paper
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,000. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
The first collection of works by Author Michael Rae Merriweather, Jr.
The List
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 106,070. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2011 by Olo Books. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit, Fiction » African American fiction » Romance
When Oona's husband asks for an open marriage, she kicks him to the curb and makes a list. A list of the guys not taken. The first guy she really loved. The guy who morphed into Dr. McDreamy. And the smokin' yoga teacher with abs of titanium. The List of all the guys she coulda-woulda-shoulda. Now Oona can. She will. And she should. The List. Because a few good men are the best revenge.
Demarcus Jones and the Solar Calendar
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 20,550. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History
Demarcus Jones and the Solar Calendar is a historical adventure for the reader. Join Demarcus as he discovers the secret Solar Calendar that takes him to far away places, where time has no control. He meets actual historical figures, who tell him of true events that have happened to the Black diaspora in the past.
Breaking Silence
Price: $4.79 USD. Words: 29,670. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
The 60s. The crossroads of change and immobility. In 1964, C.A. Harris was three years old and living in a world of silence. Only nobody knew it – nobody knew her world was one of muffled and descriptionless sound. Motown ruled the airwaves and blacks weren’t allowed to cross 8 Mile -- and, C.A. Harris was growing up hearing impaired at the pinnacle of political and social unrest.