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Beyond the Masks
By Harvey Stanbrough
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 24,860. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2011 by FrostProof 808. Category: Fiction
Stanbrough's poetry derives from the real world. If you want milquetoast poetry, this is not for you. If you want poetry that you have to "interpret" to understand, this is not for you. If you want brain-twisting reality and gut-wrenching emotional depth---if you want poetry that will make you get up and pour yourself a brandy---you want this collection
The Powerful Influence of Odd-Eyed Oliver and Other Stories
By Kelly Hull
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,250. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2011. Category: Fiction
Sometimes, just when it seems your life is becoming a slow-motion "train wreck", fate intervenes to completely turn things around...The smallest, meekest members of society can occassionally have the biggest influence...Hope can come from the most unexpected places. You'll discover these truths and more when you delve into "The Powerful Influence of Odd-Eyed Oliver and Other Stories"!
Dr. Lucky
By Barry Burnett
Price: Free! Words: 6,750. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2011. Category: Fiction
Dr. Lucky's not so lucky anymore. You still can't kill him, but in the eventful hours since his first unselfish act, life has turned rather... painful. Was it falling for Barbie? Selling out to the Big Man? Paddling his little raft out to sea? A rough ride, but things don't turn out all that bad... in the end... considering.
The Brief Case of the Briefcase
By Dusty Yevsky
Price: Free! Words: 3,310. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2011. Category: Fiction
A cathartic and at times politically incorrect yarn, this piece of experimental fiction is not easily pigeonholed. The reader is exposed to the mind of a tormented soul, one that is wracked with doubt and uncertainty regarding its central purpose and function. Nevertheless, Yevsky again manages to somehow guide us through the morass with his unique sense of humor, self-deprecating style and wit.
The Adventures of Slugman - A Dollar A Day Keeps The Doctor In Pay
By Carter Rydyr
Price: $1.33 USD. Words: 750. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2011 by Storm Publishing. Category: Fiction
In this illustory, Slugman is critically injured and must suffer in a flawed health system.
Serving Under the Spotlight
By Jamie Turner
Price: Free! Words: 770. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2011. Category: Fiction
Everyone likes and expects good service when dining out, but read about one serious customer who takes her expectation to a whole new level.
The Danger and The Enemy
By Dirk van Nouhuys
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,670. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2011. Category: Fiction
The Danger: Three men exposed to radiation in a nuclear accident are hospitalized in isolation because they are dangerous to others. Sick and delusional, two make a daring escape only to suffer slow degeneration in the every-day world. The Enemy: Belgian villagers are caught between lines in WWII. A boy comes of age in chaos, fear, and poignant irony.
Insults - Old, new, borrowed, blue
By John Barber
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,010. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Over 750 insults from the witty to the sarcastic, humorous to the rude. From the well known and famous to the dead and anonymous; from TV and newspapers to magazines long since folded. Many of these insults have not appeared in an anthology before.
Yesterday Was Short
By Forester de Santos
Series: Intersection, 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,400. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2011. Category: Fiction
Yesterday Was Short is a short book of shot thoughts or short poems or short verses. Yesterday Was Short deals with love, hate, separation, some depression and all the good things one can think of, such as hope and life. This short poetry book is not a translation. It is actually written in English by a Hispanic poet who really enjoys writing and contributing to English or American Literature..
Life, Love, and Gems That Shine
By Arthur Weil
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,790. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2011. Category: Fiction
Arthur Weil is an avid participant in the Bay Area theater, music and art scenes. His rhymes reflect his love of nature and the arts. A widower, Arthur graduated from Roosevelt University (B.A.) and DePaul University (M.A.) in Chicago. Arthur was a Ph.D. Candidate in History at U.C. Berkeley. He taught history and German in Chicago and Northern California public schools for over 25 years. Arth