Books tagged: metafiction

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Reunion / Nostalgia
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,840. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
We were together. For about five years. All in the same place. Talking and laughing and bantering and comparing notes about all the big things: life and love and death and despair. Then we went our separate ways. After five years, we had a reunion. Want to see what happened? Then this is the book for you. Stories on a theme. How life has changed with the passing time. With a photo finish.
[Virginia Woolf]
Price: Free! Words: 39,050. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Classics
In this experimental novel, the different narratives of each section explore the difference between types of writing and modes of thinking, and ultimately question whether or not there is any significant divide between people's lives or minds.
El Rey Del Mar (The King of the Sea)
Price: Free! Words: 3,100. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Fernando Alberto Ruiz, AKA El Rey del Mar, may have been the world's most famous (or infamous) drug lord. But even after a Hollywood film, not many know the true story of his wild life. The drugs. The violence. The mermaids. 2900 words.
Wizards for the Immediate Cheddar
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,860. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Eighteen tales of science fiction, fantasy, and horror from the author of Herbie's Diner and Abattoir in the Aether.
Lead Tears
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,450. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
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Lead Tears tells the story of a lost soul named Vert and his search for purpose. He works as a Witness, which is a "new and necessary profession" in the near future. Witnesses are paid observers who document important events in reports written from their unique perspectives. Vert grapples with the absurdities of his lucrative line of work as he encounters people living lives they loathe.
The Live Ball Controversy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,990. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
More than a decade on from the most wild and magical season in Semi-Pro Baseball history, take a look back at the fateful play—the culmination of an improbable season—which saw the Dragons win their very first championship, breaking a century-old curse in the process. But did they have supernatural help? Presented here is the late Adrian Garrett's original article. A short story, about 2700 words.
John Barth: An Introduction
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,540. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2015 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » American / General
Acclaimed thriller writer David Morrell wrote his PhD dissertation about master author, John Barth. In it, Morrell examines Barth’s early fiction, using interviews with Barth, his agent, and his editors as well as unpublished essays and letters. The result is what Morrell calls “the story behind the stories” as well as an indication of Barth’s influence on Morrell’s own work.
The Ragthorn
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,290. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2015 by Infinity Plus. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
"I am placing this entry at the beginning of my edited journal for reasons that will become apparent. Time is very short for me now, the final part of the ritual draws near... I cannot pretend that I am not frightened." A dark and unsettling World Fantasy Award-winning work by Robert Holdstock and Garry Kilworth.
David Bain Must Die(t)!
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,880. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Mashups
David Bain Must Die(t)! is meant as a tribute to a friend and writer whose imagination and command of the language inspires me every time I read his work. Thanks for being there.
The Soul as Strange Attractor
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,240. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
“The Soul as Strange Attractor” is literary fiction, but the stories are neither boring, nor bewildering. The characters consider them true. Why quibble just because some of them hear things? If seriousness is sometimes lacking, there is always sincerity. Mudgap, New Mexico is a mountain village: some played out gold mines, a few Milagros, but no bean fields. If you never heard of it, look it up.