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Love Thy Roommate
Price: Free! Words: 61,010. Language: American English. Published: June 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
Set in and around Denton, Texas, Love Thy Roommate is a tale of five unlikely friends (Miriam, Jake, Fink, Damian, and Libby) coming together to create an unconventional family unit over time. What does the post-graduate future hold for these individuals? Read Love Thy Roommate to find out.
Something About Love (This Is Not Erotica)
Price: Free! Words: 12,720. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
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Short story (12,442 words) The first night she meets Jo, Sophie realizes there are complications in Jo’s life. Jo doesn’t drink, and doesn’t kiss Sophie after Sophie has been drinking, and does both like it is something terribly serious. Sophie decides she likes Jo enough she will manage, whatever Jo’s problem is. This is the story of a few particular nights at the start of one relationship.
Midnight Baseball
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,130. Language: American English. Published: April 7, 2013 by Mendicant Bookworks. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
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Brilliantly showcasing one of the lone, remaining adolescent rites-of-passage -- a boy's first beer -- "Midnight Baseball" chronicles a fathers-and-sons fishing trip that quickly devolves into cards and drunken revelry. Mendicant Bookworks presents literary short fiction by Bob Pajich.
A History of the World
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,340. Language: American English. Published: April 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A History of the World is a haunting exploration of the mystery of human connection. A novella with the fullness of dimension and scope of a much bigger book, the story is set in a fictional rural American town in the early 1980’s and is told by six narrators, including two ghosts. W.A. Smith's language is luminous, provocative and profound, by turns lyrical and magical.
Independently Blue: Diary of a Drunk French Woman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,300. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Independently Blue is the raw diary of a French expatriate woman in her mid thirties living in New York City. A document kept throughout four years and four continents, fueled by wine, love, and loss.
Drunk on Sports
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 57,550. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2013 and represented by David Vigliano. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
Far be it from Tim Cowlishaw to advise against drinking, as he admits that it got him the inside track on some of the best stories of his sports writing career. But Tim has learned the hard way the hazards of over-doing it, and shares his highs and lows in the entertaining, yet poignant Drunk on Sports. Follow along with amusing accounts of sports history, from head coach drama to Super Bowl wins.
Scars
Price: Free! Words: 6,100. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist
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A recovering alcoholic attempts to patch her relationship up with her daughter while the two of them take a road trip across the country. A tremendous storm forces them to seek shelter and they find themselves thrown in with a group of hostages held up in a diner by two vicious fugitives on the run. Will they find a way to get away?
My Drinking Isn't A Problem
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,040. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dysfunctional relationships, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction and recovery
One of the saddest situations in counselling that I experienced was when a couple came in to my office with one of them saying he/she drinks too much. The other person would exclaim "My Drinking Isn't A Problem!". It usually became apparent that it was one of the problems the couple were struggling with in their relationship. An alcoholic's prime relationship is with the alcohol not a person.
Tales from The Painted Door II: Wallace
Series: Tales from The Painted Door, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,010. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
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An old man, a semi-regular at the Door, walks in one quiet Thursday evening and begins drinking his usual beverage. Normally, he’d just drink quietly by himself, pay, and leave. Not this night. This night he reveals at least part of the reason he is what he is. Does it free him from his ghosts or does it just bring him a moment of peace? Does it really matter?
'A Conversation of Inconclusive Results'
Price: Free! Words: 2,630. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
This is the story of a group of college kids out to have fun. As perhaps some readers of Brad OH Inc. can relate to, they end up imbibing heavily, and their discussion begins to steer towards some very metaphysical topics. Will the slobbering-drunk Ethan find the answers he’s looking for from his friends? Or will the conversation only lead him down a path lacking in intellectual succor entirely?