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Please
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,250. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In short, sharp episodes, Please chronicles the life of a young man who drifts through a hallucinatory urban world filled with celebrity wannabes, addictive relationships and jobs that demand he become someone else. This terse, savage debut fuses the quiet desperation of Raymond Carver with the absurdity and media-savvy irony of Quentin Tarantino.
Dominance Games: An Essay on Power A Novel
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,770. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A Novel....An essay on Power.....Truth floats through gauzy mists. Cynicism is wrapped in soft cloth. There is fear, intimidation, loss. There is ecstasy, the traps of history, of identity, of territory, of belief. There is passion. There is wisdom. There are kills. Histories with long roots, many mothers, unyielding fathers. Mean and lust are tempo. Winners win. Losers do not.
Peeko Pacifiko
Price: Free! Words: 105,860. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A quintessential novel of modern Los Angeles, Peeko Pacifiko is at once an outrageous romp, a survival story, a sardonic political history, and a keen literary walkabout. At once squalid and glamorous, literary and low-brow, philosophical and wanton, wickedly funny and empathetic, it is as honest as it is innovative, its own unique, hydra-headed genre.
The Real Jesse James
Price: $1.89 USD. Words: 153,250. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Historical » USA
(5.00)
Jesse James eluded Union soldiers, railroad agents, Pinkerton detectives, federal marshals, local sheriffs and bounty hunters. In so doing, he became one of America's most accomplished and controversial bandits. For over a century Jesse James has been both praised and vilified in print and legend as a common criminal and a Confederate "Robin Hood. In real life, he was all these things and more.
Resurrecting Proust: Unearthing Personal Narratives through Journaling
Series: Telling Our Stories Press. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,610. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2011 by Telling Our Stories Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Reference
~Bridges the journal-memoir connection ~Suggests techniques along with an array of story-generating prompts ~Provides an excellent resource for extracting expressive and creative personal narratives ~Mines the depths of which personal writing can play an integral part in unearthing your life stories ~Helps you to follow the story of your inner life To the place where memory meets insight
Crow's Nest
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,210. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00)
A dark yet humorous tale of existential despair. A lost swimmer climbs aboard a black boat and becomes a source of entertainment for seasoned crew members grown pathologically bored with the infinite.
The Holy Terror
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,470. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2010 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
"Crippled and insane, I am the American Dream!" Evan Shustak is on the hunt for the "Pain Killer," who is taking out Chicago's "invisible people" one by one. Evan and a mis-matched band of would-be saviors fight to protect their own, while the author leaves us wondering - is the killer evil, or is he a hero too? Painful to read, brutally honest. Reminiscent of Flannery Oconner.
P.E.A.C.E on Earth, Volume One
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,350. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
It is 3 million AD and the Noan have arrived on Planet Earth. As archaeologists from a far-away star system, they often travel to uninhabited planets, conduct archaeological expeditions, and move on. But here on Earth things begin to go awry, compelling Mathyu of Noa to write his colleague Ethyl of Noa, "It is as if we have disturbed the very fabric of the earth - and now she is waking up."
Until the Deep Water Stills: An Internet-enhanced Novel
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 118,150. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The lives of Katherine, Jayce, Bryan and Faith converge toward a tragic event as each struggles to decipher the intricacies of love lost and love found. Each discovers in their own way that love is the living core of human existence and that how we love defines who we are. Unique fusion of a print novel with an optional online companion featuring text, images and professional audio recordings.
Imeros
Price: Free! Words: 45,970. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General
After the death of a colleague, aging poet Jacob Schorr begins to worry about his recent struggles to write. He had long since lost the inspiration that made his first book, Imeros, a success. This early success was driven by the desire to recapture his love for Melissa--his college fiancee. Now, as a college professor, he begins to look around campus for something new to desire. He finds Joelle.