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Lunar Year
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 104,610. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2016 by Champlain Avenue Books, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
What if students were tested too much? What if teachers were not paid enough? How could a clever educator use this to his advantage? As the school year begins at St. Albans School in England, American teacher Thomas Little’s prospects look secure. He has a good job and a strong stable of students—“ponies”—for when he and his colleagues resume their little side-game of betting on exam results.
Sure Things & Last Chances
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,290. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
In Sure Things & Last Chances, Lou Gaglia's characters tip love rivals into lakes, try private eye work, and go to war with ants. They are dangled over decks and kicked by horses. They revisit their younger selves and ponder love and death and beauty. In between, a straw man joins the fire department, a petulant editor rejects classics, and a man is lost in the woods, despite his great height.
Tag: A Cautionary Tale
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 48,370. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2016 by EMSA Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
In the race to be king, there can be only one winner Tag, Red Rover, King of the Hill...children's games are an allegory for real world competition. In the race to rule Arabella Hill, there can be only one winner. Read Tag: A Cautionary Tale by John Collings to find out who will reign supreme.
Fear
Price: Free! Words: 5,730. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
When Nikal saves a small, starving girl he finds outside after curfew, he inadvertently dooms his own brother who is blamed for his actions. Racked with guilt, he knows that he must make amends, but no one in his family agrees. Only Mirka, the child he saved. How can two children hope to stop their oppressors? Perhaps the two children are not as alone as they think.
Beauty Rising
Price: Free! Words: 61,150. Language: American English. Published: February 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
An unlikely request. An unlikely adventure. An unlikely love. On his death bed, a Vietnam vet asked his estranged son a huge request - return his ashes to Vietnam. Martin Kinney Jr. does just that, but when his wallet is stolen at a Vietnamese festival, it sets in motion a series of events which will change his life and family forever. Two perspectives, one incredible and tragic story of love.
Worthy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,220. Language: American English. Published: December 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Historical » USA
Seventeen-year-old Worthy lives in a house full of secrets. In the summer of 1946, a murder changes everything. Her plans to get out of Hogan’s Creek suddenly become tied up in a reckless yet exciting pursuit of truth and ultimately justice. She’ll nearly lose her life, but along the way she finds love, hope, and the truth about her family in unlikely places.
A Shiver of Wonder
Price: Free! Words: 63,030. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
A first grade girl who can prognosticate but frets about whether she’s good or bad, a murder where the obvious culprits claim they had nothing to do with it, a man who is told that he’ll meet his future self and then does. A shimmering web of intrigue connects all of these, and a deft literary touch gives life to an enchanting set of fully realized characters.
Gargle, Spit Repeat...
Price: Free! Words: 21,600. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
"Gargle, Spit Repeat", is written from the POV of one cynical, psychologically disturbed young man in college who only wants the one girl he can fuck but never have-- did I mention vulgarity and misogyny?
Itwaar ki talaash mein (इतवार की तलाश में)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 39,150. Language: Hindi. Published: February 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Essay » Literature
'Itwaar ki talaash me' is one of the 9 published books by Dr. Onkar Nath Chaturvedi. It contains 25 satire articles on general life of middle class Indians. Narrated in literary Hindi filled with humor and metaphors, this book provides a deep reflection on several social, political and life challenges of a common man. **PLEASE NOTE: Kruti Dev fonts are needed to read this book. Avoid PDF format**
Alien Life
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 84,630. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » Literary collections » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
A collection of stories taken from events that happened either directly to the author or to people who he has known personally. Only the names have been changed. Sex is in there, of course; but so are corruption, love, separation, addiction, and encounters with strangers who seem quite different to us, or maybe not so different.