Books tagged: urban contemporary

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The Hawk and the Sparrow
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
A contemporary fable, The Hawk and the Sparrow recounts 65 years of a woman's life, chronicling the sacrifices that she's made to reach the top.
Stories in the Key of C. Minor.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,290. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Five short stories and one novella, all taking place within a radius of five miles from the original "Ground Zero" -- the Empire State Building in New York City, New York. Stories of passion, of intrigue, of coming-of-age, of murder by proxy/moxy. In short, stories of the human condition in all of its many-splendored glory. Adult situations, but none of them unsuitable for anyone with a heart.
Mr Malfast, and other stories
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,970. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
A collection of short stories previously published in the Australian magazine,"Quadrant". Mr Malfast is a new Departmental Head brought in to downsize the organisation. He appears to be tormenting his staff into resignation. But who is he really?
Audiopussy (A Love Story)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,590. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Audiopussy (A Love Story) is true life observations of everyday dealings with people, situations and life. Wisdom in a one liner that sums up a particular moment in time. Like a New York minute, this fast paced read will intrigue and motivate you.
Screw The Looking-glass
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,030. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
A fun and sassy chick-lit genre tale set within the boundaries of Lewis Carroll's classic story. Follow Celia as she toils under Rose Prickett - fashion designer, gets loaded with the petite Alvis and eventually finds her white knight - just before he trips and falls into a deep well! Special thanks to cover designer Dave Marca
A Sharply Struck E7
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 32,420. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Committing to Rock and Roll means committing to rage, rebellion and excess. For Rock guitarist Moss, these concepts have become his marrow. To some, he is unmatched in electrifying an audience. To others, Moss would be better off if he electrocuted himself plugging in his guitar. Moss himself would agree with both sentiments. Wild, sardonic and intensely vivid, E7 electrifies the reader.
Christmas In The Bottoms
Series: Urban Stories · Buck Wile Stories · Wes Writers and Publishers. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,170. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2012 by Wes Writers & Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » African American fiction » General
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Christmas in the Bottoms--you’ll laugh like the Dickens. A very soulful and satirical version of the classic: A Christmas Carol. Narrated and commentated by a pair of jive talking "Dozens" Players named Madd and Dog2020 aka Maddog2020. It's a bit of fantasy and a bit macabre. Scrooge is the miser Ebenezer Jenkins who owns Glad Wrappings Funeral Home and BBQ joint. What's Cooking you may ask.
The Kickdown Girls
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 55,990. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2012 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
If you haven’t seen 'Attack the Block' or 'Shank' or perhaps don’t even know what these are, you are unlikely to understand or enjoy this book. For a large part of the population, especially in London and other major cities, there is an urban sub-culture which takes in gangsta rap and gangsta culture. It has its own language and set of rules. This is not cosy suburbia.
Your Guide to the Coolest Neighborhoods in North America
Price: Free! Words: 36,890. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
If Charles Dicken's Pickwick vacationed with the writers of "Portlandia" they might pen this hilarious exploration of North America's undiscovered gentrifying 'hoods. From a magical stew in DC to Atlanta's artisanal cola, from San Francisco's weird starchitecture to NY's off-putting pop-up and New Orleans' gator-friendly hostelry, escape and laugh with intrepid gay travel writer Nate Molino
Chasing Forever
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 94,380. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Adult
Fate rarely gives us a do-over, especially, in love but Gabriel is given exactly that. Can he succeed a second time in winning Sierra's heart? Sierra fell hard for Gabriel once, only to be left with a broken heart. Will she expose her heart to him a second time?