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Minifiction Volume One: Marouflage
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,070. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Minifiction Volume One: Marouflage contains 90 carefully-crafted stories and fictions that open up 90 new worlds in less than a page each. Each piece explores the limits of conventional story telling, the extremes of parody and the absurdity of fictional advice. Marouflage will appeal to those who savour their reading, as well as those looking for a quick story with an unexpected twist.
It's Okay to Cry
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,150. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2010. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Bethann, a struggling college student, decides to take care of Holly, her evil, manipulative younger sister after their grandmother, who raised them, dies. But Holly is a mess. And en route to Miami after the funeral, Bethann lays down the rules to Holly, while mentally trying to understand what makes Holly tick. If Bethann can figure her out she can fix her. So she thinks.
The Man Who Could Not Forget
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Price: Free! Words: 3,990. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2010. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
A short story, by Michael Graeme. I have a problem with my memory. It isn't that it ever fails me - quite the opposite in fact. Indeed, my recall of events from all but the earliest years of my life is truly photographic, so there was little doubt in my mind the woman before me now was the one who had stolen the book.
Between Showers
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,690. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
All he wanted to do was wash his green Rambler Classic, but the volcano blew and started dumping ash everywhere. And just wouldn’t stop. An end-of-the-world story for one man who just really wanted it to rain by bestselling writer Dean Wesley Smith.
Journey Into Jung's Red Book: Liber Primus
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,520. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2010 by White Sun Press. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » New age philosophy
A personal and theoretical look at “Liber Primus,” the first of the collection of books written by psychologist Carl Jung that were collectively entitled “The Red Book.” Unpublished until October of 2009, “The Red Book” is considered by many, including Jung himself, to be the foundation of all of Jung’s groundbreaking theories and writings to follow.
Blue Men, A Short Memoir of 1968
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,010. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
“The Flower Children Are Blue Men Everywhere.” It was 1968, the United States was in turmoil, and those lyrics encompassed the times in more ways than one. For one young man, coming of age in 1968 was to realize more truths about himself than about the times in which he lived. One teacher in particular showed him the way, a teacher he hated. This brief memoir is about enduring lessons learned.
Confessions of a Bookworm
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,050. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
I cannot stop reading books. There is a book among my collection that I love the most. A 1938 deluxe boxed edition, gold-trimmed with brazed lettering on the front and a blue velvet ribbon for a bookmark stitched to the spine. The book once belonged to my father. Indeed, it was one of his favorite books. He presented it to me on my eleventh birthday. A memento of my childhood.
Life Is Too Short -- Wear High-Heels
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,290. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2010. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
The strangest thing happened. I felt like a giant. When I put those high-heels on I felt grown up and I heard a voice inside me say, "Life is too short. Wear high-heels." It just jumped out of me. So I wore high-heels everywhere. I went to church in high-heels. I went to school wearing high-heels. I believed that wearing high-heels gave me something. I don't know exactly what. It was a msystery.
The Church Bells That Talked
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,040. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2010. Category: Fiction » Christian » Contemporary
For many years, the church bells whispered to us. But two years ago they started saying things. The beels told us the best prices for groceries. And where to buy them. Meatcuts and canned goods. They told who the best mechanic in town. And where we could get a good deal on a lawnmower. And what boy needed a haircut. You could learn a lot from church bells. But you had to listen carefully.
Poems That Make You Laugh
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 11,690. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2010. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
A collection of funny poems. Hailstorm Lighting's omen. Thunder's din. The sky has lost its marbles! May the tournament begin! Giraffe Short-horned colossus It's perfectly obvious. You're one part spindly legs, Nine parts esophagus. Lightning Bugs In my backyard They burn peepholes in the night And take snapshots of my house. Squall How blissful to note -- How at childbirth A world catche