Matthew Novak


Matthew Novak lives in Kansas City, Missouri. He is currently writing a series of science fiction novels; the first book in the series will be published in the spring of 2013. When Matthew is not writing for the book series, he writes short stories.

His favorite authors include Arthur Conan Doyle, Bill Bryson, David Sedaris, Robert J. Sawyer, Stephen King and Stieg Larsson...just to name a few.


The Lemonade Stand
Price: Free! Words: 6,200. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013 . Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.00 from 1 review)
A human story of survival. Living one day at a time. Life and death perspectives examined in this story surrounding a man named Koufax Thayer.
The LOMMETRUS Chronicles: Book One: The Abduction of William Baxter
Price: Free! Words: 83,250. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013 . Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
A young marketing specialist wakes up one morning for a surprise that ultimately sets in motion his abduction to another galaxy. Mysteries are discovered in this new world. A story of friendship and personal growth as he tries to get back to Earth alive.
The Shadows of Conversation
Price: Free! Words: 1,100. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013 . Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
An eavesdrop into conversations at a party. Set in the 1940's.
A Transaction Between Seven and 9.
Price: Free! Words: 1,450. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2013 . Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
(4.00 from 1 review)
The thoughts of a man waiting at the DMV and his unusual experience.
The Boys
Price: Free! Words: 1,800. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013 . Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
(5.00 from 1 review)
A short story about a twelve year old and his evening with a gang of troubled boys. Set in the 1920's.

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Smashwords book reviews by Matthew Novak

  • The Birthday Present on March 04, 2013

    The dialect crafted for the three characters was superbly written; allowing the reader to know more about each character and his or her background, in addition to the discriptive situation described in the story.