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Romance of the Regions
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,970. Language: British English. Published: August 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
A Nigerian story that handles its three major regional identities with a very forceful bluntness. The unfolding tale takes a detached, yet associated view of three main characters. The narration lumps up the entire imagery of the three main Nigeria tribes and factions into these three characters. The nature of the intricate romance that plays out shows the appropriate immediate Nigerian situation
North of the Sun, South of the Moon: New Voices From Norway
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,450. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2013 by Grimbold Books. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » European / General
The members of the OIWG hope that you find this collection to be a thought-provoking and deeply moving reading experience. And remember, just as we who live in Norway must, that even when the winter feels long, the summer sun will rise again and hang there in the sky, defiant and dazzling, as long as it possibly can. All profits from sales of this book go to Utdanningshjelpen.
The Gateway Express
You set the price! Words: 12,140. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Horror » General
Ten year old Jeremy Benson is being sent away to a new school, but instead of being placed on the train that would take him there, he is placed on The Gateway Express, a train like no other. This is a tale of how the life of little Jeremy unfolds, and in the process, he must face and rise above the most terrifying thing of all, himself.
Hunting the Egret
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 69,330. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Gothic, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
On the banks of the River Severn, two troubled souls are falling in love.
The Salt Hollows
Price: Free! Words: 1,270. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
My parents divorced. I don't live with my father. I live with my mother and Henry, who likes it when I call him "dad". One summer, my dad visited me secretly. When my mother and Henry found out, they were angry. Then the snow came. I'll never forget that night. Sometimes, people do things—do them out of love—that scrape away their insides, leaving them as nothing but painful containers of salt.
Lyrical Muse
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,000. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Lyrical Muse is a collection of stories that reflects life's rhythms through everyday people.
Little Book
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 50,670. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
This novel takes the reader into the mind of Ralph Waldo Emerson during the months he wrote his first book, "Nature," when he was in his early '30s, as well as re-creates the major events of his life leading up to that point, from early childhood up to his marriage to his second wife.
Dear Adam
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,150. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Adam is the embodiment of every fantasy Eden's ever had. Their whirlwind relationship is so intense and all consuming that soon she can’t imagine being with anyone else. But there’s one thing that’s keeping Adam and Eden from their happily ever after. They’ve never met. She doesn’t even know what he looks like. Is Adam too good to be true or is the truth more startling than fiction?
Guppy Soup
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 23,660. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2013 by Fine Form Press. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Canadian, Fiction » Literature » Literary
The stories in Guppy Soup explore human nature and how we sometimes simply don't live up to our potential. Guppy Soup reveals us as who we (oftentimes) are: impatient, petty, jealous, flawed creatures who have knee-jerk reactions to the world of appearances; people who fall too far short of achieving a charitable outlook on life and on others to be considered good.
Cuckoo Funeral, Magique, The Odd Job: Three Short Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,420. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literary collections » Asian / General
In "Cuckoo Funeral", a Korean-American teen knows her mother is the keeper of a secret, but she cannot pry it from her. In "Magique", a man wants his wife to partner with him in his greatest dream - to be a full-time magician - but she thinks magic is a stupid hobby. He gives her one last chance to support him. In "The Odd Job", an old man offers a vagrant woman a job scraping paint off his house.