Books tagged: on the road

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Psatori
Price: Free! Words: 2,420. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Mashups
Agents 32 and 33 of psecret psociety take a bike ride to NoDa (NE Charlotte). They encounter some very interesting people at a Cajun restaurant. Bizarre conversations are overheard. Then the magic granules take effect, and they are the ones spouting off surreal lines to the shock of the patrons. Then, on the other side of 36th Street, more linguistic mayhem ensues. A 2400-word pshort pstory.
The Far Away
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 60,560. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
With an undercurrent of anger and at times irreverent dark humor, The Far Away is a moving story of desperate searches for second chances as a young man recalls a difficult time in his past when he struggled to deal with a brother's problems, a woman he thought he loved and the decisions made. The need to escape, the pull to return, drifting around the country, the violence and tenderness--
Opting In
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Adventure » Travel
An old man, feeling useless, leaves his daughter's home to go live in a homeless shelter. Following up on a tip from a fellow vagrant, he finds an alien being preparing to leave Earth who invites him on a journey from which he can never return.
Trio of Lost Souls
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 89,160. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2015 by Coffeetown Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Bill Vincent is a killer … in the name of justice. Not that the law would agree. With one murderous act of retribution for an attack on his wife, he leaves behind respectability and hits the road. After taking on a series of odd jobs, he meets Jim Garret, a like-minded spirit whose thirst for justice equals his own. They join together to beat the corrupt bossmen at their own political game.
Leaving Montana
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,920. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Urban
The author takes a cross-country bus trip from Montana to New York City. Along the way he experiences some very strange events.
On the Road: A Reader's Guide to the Jack Kerouac Novel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,220. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides -- Book Notes, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Literature
Jack Kerouac's On the Road was a handbook for a generation and continues to inspire people today with its wild energy and unconventional ideas. This new, definitive guide to the novel includes: a biography of author Jack Kerouac, a look at the book's context, its literary elements, detailed chapter summaries, analysis, and suggestions for essays, all in concise and easy-to-understand language.
The Life and Death of Abraham Massry and Other Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,770. Language: American English. Published: June 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A collection of stories based on author Joseph Sutton's Syrian Jewish background. The title story is about a Jewish immigrant from Syria who wants his American-born son Jake to follow the business and marriage path taken by him and his ancestors, except Jake shows the true calling of America by blazing his own trail. Come and enjoy Jake Massry's Syrian Jewish experiences from boyhood to manhood.
Sex, Drugs, Rock & Roll and Orange Juice
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,520. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A minimum wage, office temp with the unfortunate name of Steve Austin is unwittingly hired to be the assistant of a crazy and eccentric, rock legend. When they hit the road, this shy and introverted ‘fish out of water’ soon learns what life of excess truly entails. Once he finally finds routine amongst the madness, the rock star’s beautiful daughter uses her feminine wilds to stir things up.
The Book of Changes
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 91,950. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2013 by Coffeetown Press. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
“Beast” comes to Berkeley in 1971, a time of political upheaval, hallucinogenic drugs, abundant sex, and down-and-dirty rock n roll. On his quest for meaning he hangs out with a Harley-riding dwarf, a pre-goth artists' model, a sorority girl turned nymphomaniac, and the heir to a family of French aristocrats with a bloody history. Book 3 of the California Quartet.
Young Wanderlust
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 171,340. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
On what is thought to be a straightforward road trip across the country, Evan finds that nothing is ever simple when hitting the open road. After the car breaks down and he is abandoned by his friends, Evan decides to continue alone. This drastic change to his trip leads to experiences that change his entire outlook on both traveling and life in more ways than he could have imagined.