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SNReview (SNR) Summer 2014 By Joseph Conlin
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SNReview (SNR), a 16-year-old quarterly literary magazine, features the rising stars of world literature as well as some of its masters in the fields of poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction. It... More > has been edited and published by Joseph Conlin since 1999.< Less
Journal of the Albert Camus Society UK By Camus Society
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The 2009 journal of The Albert Camus Society UK. The Albert Camus Society was founded in 2005 and can be found online at camus-society.com
Black Minqua The Life and Times of Henry Green By Anita Wills
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The Revised Edition of Black Minqua The Life and Times of Henry Green contains 184 pages. A new Chapter, Along the Great Minqua Path has been added. Black Minqua was a name coined by Europeans on... More > Contact with First with Natives in The Great Valley. The Natives traversed the Great Minqua Path from Philadelphia into the Interior of what is now Lancaster County. The book details the Green and Davis Lines who owned businesses and settled throughout what is now the Delaware Valley. The records on these lines goes back to the mid 1600's and covers succeeding Generations. Henry Green is still the catalyst for the book, as the first to, Step Out into History during the Christiana Resistance. This is a must read for Historians and Students everywhere!< Less
Lot 351 By Brian Dedora
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“Brian Dedora's Lot 351 is a tour de force by a master of his craft. Like the Beethoven sonata played on the Conrad Graf that Dedora references, the “tempi, dynamics, and tone” of... More > the collection move forward to a "finale" in which the "substance of its theme" becomes both "lost in a long gathering climax" and "reconstituted in all its simplicity"—the simplicity of a past desire that was unfulfilled and, for that very reason, remains achingly real and deeply moving. A rare combination of intense feeling, precise observation, and keen intelligence, Lot 351 is also unflinchingly personal and enormously generous—a lament so felt, poignant, and exquisite that it becomes a celebration.”—D.M.R. Bentley, Professor of English, Western University< Less
Fish Sauce By Anhthao Bui
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Fish Sauce is realistic fiction, and Anhthao’s second anthology collection. With her memory, she invites readers to travel with her to Vietnam and go back to the time before and after the... More > pivotal year of 1975. Anhthao also exposes her continuing journey in the United States, from the perspective of a newcomer, throughout nearly 100 short pieces of writing. Fish Sauce is dedicated to Cheri Johnson, Anhthao Bui’s best friend, who is scrutinizing and zealous about Vietnamese culture, tradition, and people.< Less
Don't Forget to Breathe By Ashim Shanker
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"...he could imagine the Dust spiraling in corners, plotting en masse an elaborate offensive upon those who sought seclusion from the outside Universe. The Dust: it was older than Time, bound... More > by its allegiance to the Tangible—to the very Physical Substance of creation— to make pointed attacks fueled by conspiracy upon its bitter rival, the amorphously-composed Intangible Will. This conflict, too, was older than time: one that had always existed and one that continues perpetually between the abstractions of Tangible Form and those of Intangible Will, the two locked in eternal combat for they could know no other state than to oppose the infringement of each upon the confines of the other. The tangible, however, was more resolved—more given to complicity—for without this, there was no hope of overcoming the tenacity of something so refined..." (p. 203, Don't Forget to Breathe)< Less
Migrations, Volume 2: Only the Deplorable By Ashim Shanker
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"Was it possible to feel nostalgic about something that had never happened to him, possible for nostalgia to be taken in by the body as a free pathogen to infect the consciousness with stray... More > sentiments? Perhaps, in his dreams, he had traveled back in time, or even drifted into another dimension of space-time and inhabited the body, experiences, and nostalgia of another. To even envisage so allowed the trauma of those lost moments, though not his own, to draw from him a certain envy for the entity in whose memories he had basked vicariously...Perhaps, nostalgia was a microorganism...the bacterium that infected... Yes...maybe he was sick. " - p. 354, Only the Deplorable< Less
Blood and Ink By Alexander White
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Two very ordinary brothers arrive in the city to meet their hero Blinko. What started out as a simple visit becomes their life. What unfolds will be bigger and grander than they ever imagined in... More > their wildest dreams. Given unique abilitys, they must join forces to help the innocent and the downtrodden. You know, the whole super hero schtick. But when an apocalyptic evil from Blinko's past threatens to return, can these two rookie heroes truly make a difference? Or will evil erase them from existence? In a world where human and Toon coexist peacefully, will this peace live on? Or will it be shattered by the ink of evil?< Less
Robin’s Journey By Luisa Wey
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Even though Charlie is doing very well in school, he can’t wait for summer vacation at his grandparents’ farm. Charlie confides to his grandfather that he’s been having some... More > problems with his friends from school. That’s when grandfather shares a special fable—Robin’s Journey, a life-changing tale about a little bird who finds himself in search of a place to call home. After a tragedy, Robin moves to a new community where he grows from an outsider to a leader, loved and respected by all but one bird: Chaim. Realizing that change is a constant, Robin finds the best way to deal with the unexpected as well as the conflicts that arise with Chaim and the other birds. Throughout his journey, Robin learns and teaches valuable lessons, from using emotions in an intelligent way to working in a team. As Charles gets to know Robin, his own life takes unexpected turns. Robin’s Journey narrates an amazing story of the search for the most precious knowledge of all.< Less
Group Home Recollections By Bianca B. Bird
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The setting is that of a group home, Orange Blossom Hope Center, organized for autistic adults who need help with their basic life skills. The stories are set between the years 2004 to 2009. It is... More > about the caregivers and their interaction with the clients of Orange Blossom Hope Center – those who tried their best to be happy. This book is written with respect for the residents and their privacy. This is the first time we enter the world of a group home for adults with autism and its different conditions which were so far surrounded by a barrier of unavailability.< Less
Your Iowa Grandmother's Recipe Book By Rachael Gatling
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Every recipe has a story and every story has a secret. For folks in Tatatonka, Iowa, the best recipes in town, and therefore the best secrets, have long been kept in the coveted recipe book of local... More > cooking legend Trudie Melody. When Trudie becomes ill, her granddaughter, successful (at least by Tatatonka standards) garden gnome maker Margot, decides it’s no time to be timid and boldly asks for the recipe book. Thinking she’s secured the book for herself, Margot’s life goes into a tailspin when, after her grandma’s death, a crooked probate lawyer determines the book will go to Sheryl, Margot’s shrewd first cousin, who needs the book to bail out her flailing career. Margot's only recourse is to sue Sheryl before she can take possession of the treasured book. The courtroom takes on a voyeuristic and carnival-like atmosphere when the Judge rules to have the recipe book read aloud in order to determine the rightful owner< Less
Away From the Nets By Travis Gulbrandson
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Away From the Nets tells two stories that examine the sometimes impossible standards by which people live their lives. The first is of a man who holds unbearable guilt over things he cannot... More > control. The second is of a woman who embarks on the goal of achieving moral perfection. Away From the Nets is a taut psychological study that builds toward a shattering climax that, once read, cannot be forgotten.< Less
The Spider and the Fly By Daniel West
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The Spider and the Fly Charlie believes he is going on a simple, fly fishing, vacation. Instead, he is drafted into solving a brutal murder, and finds himself drawn into a web of intrigue and... More > deceit. In a County where reality and fantasy, seem to constantly reverse positions, Charlie is determined to get to the bottom of this case, even if it kills him. Charlie finds his path blocked at every turn, by: Sheriff Baker, who also happens to be the kingpin of the local Moonshine industry. Ruth, the owner of the Karma Café, who has a psychic hatred of Charlie, for committing acts that he hasn’t, as yet, even considered doing. And “The Nagus”, an enigmatic figure, who is leading a silent, antigovernment revolution. So silent, in fact, that the Government may not even hear about his revolution, for, at least, the next 500 years.< Less
Blood and Dreams: Lost Years II By Richard Monaco
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Set some time after Lost Years: The Quest for Avalon and before The Grail War, Blood and Dreams continues the story of Parsival, who in middle age finds himself more the jaded cynic than the... More > wide-eyed fool of his youth. Waylaid as he journeys home from his latest "bloody bit of work for Arthur," Parsival must escape his captors, save his kidnapped family, and prevent the forces of Clinschor, the mad sorcerer bent on world domination, from finding and exploiting the Holy Grail, all while enduring the disdain of his teenaged son, Lohengrin.< Less
Black Fox Literary Magazine- Issue #10 By Black Fox Press
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The Summer 2014 Issue (#10) of Black Fox Literary Magazine, featuring new fiction, poetry, non-fiction and art.
Novi zvon: letnik III, številka 4 By Gaja Jezernik Ovca
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Novi zvon je literarna revija, ki ponuja vpogled v sodobno slovensko literaturo. Izhaja vsak sodi mesec v letu v mehki vezavi in v (brezplačnem) pdf formatu. V tokratni številki so... More > predstavljena dela Jasne Janež, Stanka Jeneša, Irene Husu, Antona Koštruna, Mihe Feherja, Sare Fabjan, Julijana Vršnika, Barbare Gale, Ivone Bozik, Jurija Kunaverja in Marka Nežiča.< Less
Chinese Zodiac Furry by Jiló By Ronaldo Santana
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Known in furry circles his erotic art, but funny and perverted at the same time, Ronaldo Santana, better known as Jiló, his alter-ego likewise shameless, debuts in literature with these 11... More > stories and 1 comic inspired by the 12 animals of the Chinese zodiac. Without compromising the art style that he’s devoted, these pages are full of exciting images and situations that will make your imagination fly away! Let it take you to a naughty world with your best guide, Jiló, and that cool friend of yours who introduces you to the best party girls. Now relax and enjoy!< Less
Children of Ohm By Alton Campbell Jr.
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Children of Ohm is the first book of the series written by author Alton Campbell Jr. With a global cast of characters, a dystopian future is explored. An event known as the Crash has struck the... More > world, creating a place where widespread terror and death has run rampant. This has caused a few governments to turn to a world organization called the Phoenix Foundation, to exercise it's carriages of justice. The Phoenix Foundation employed many methods to bring the world back from the brink. The new frontiers of fringe science and extant technology are used as a means to create soldiers to combat the chaos of this new world.< Less
Creole Demoiselle By Nancy Foshee
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In September 1794, Matthew Dalton arrives in New Orleans, a Spanish held colony, with the purpose of negotiating a treaty for American ships. On his first night in the city, Matthew becomes... More > hopelessly infatuated with the daughter of the second most powerful man in the colony. Through the next several months, he finds himself entangled with members of her family, and even though he rescues her from a burning house, Matthew, an American, is an outsider in Creole society. Elena Navarro, the object of his infatuation, is betrothed to Nicolas de Noyan, a Creole merchant with a sinister motive of his own. To protect her father and her family, she prepares to marry a man she fears even though she is intrigued by the handsome American. When she takes steps to protect someone she loves, her life is turned upside down, and she turns to Matthew to escape to his home in Philadelphia. But even there, the course of true love does not run smoothly. What will she do when confronted by obstacles from Matthew's past?< Less
The Hands of Fate By Kathy Oddenino
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The human dramas of life and love are very real. Dr. Michael Cappanello's is a human story of love, laughter, and pain, which we all live but few of us recognize. He is like most people, always... More > striving for more knowledge and deeper emotions. Because we fear death, we are afraid of life, and there is no better place to live and observe this than a hospital, a swirling pool of life, love, fear, knowledge, and change.< Less
About a girl By tony nesca
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“About a girl” is a short novel that begins with two strangers, a man and a woman, who meet at a bus-stop and go on an impromptu bar-crawl on a cool, winter day. Taking place in twelve... More > hours it recounts the oddball, hardcore, characters they meet and their increasing emotional connection as they fall for each other almost immediately. Infused with sexual energy, pop-culture references, intellectual debate and literary allusions this is an unapologetic, uncensored look at our society through the eyes of the outsider. It is written in a free-flow, spontaneous style with long unhindered sentences that enable the reader’s eye to glide down the page as the story flows and moves to an urban beat of strippers, punk rockers and nightlife happenings.< Less
Apples of Stone By Philip Marsh
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Apples of Stone is an environmental detective novel based on the Times Beach, Missouri environmental disaster. It is also a tragedy involving altruism, human weakness, and corporate greed.
Featherstone (An Appointment in One Act) By Vincent Truman
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"So you're married?" asks Doctor Colin Featherstone to Thomas and Jayne Philpott, a couple whose five-year marriage has devolved to blaming and hurt feelings. "My condolences. Still,... More > congratulations on taking the first step in realizing you probably married the wrong person in the first place." So begins "Featherstone", a dark one-act comedy comprised of one extremely volatile, unnerving and hysterical session with a psychologist who loves humanity but has grown bored of people and a couple that long since abandoned each other. Plagued by the facilities breaking down one at a time (lights, Internet, phone, etc.), "Featherstone" is a devastatingly funny and engaging stripping away of the walls and reasons which separate us. "Featherstone" runs about 65-70 minutes with roles for two women and three men (genders can be reversed).< Less
Making Waves #3 By Making Waves
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A fanzine which explore the intersections of punk, feminism and womanhood. Issue #3 www.mwzine.tumblr.com www.rosavertov.net
Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812: No One Else By Dave Malloy
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Piano/Vocal Score F Major, Soprano A3-F5 Based on Tolstoy's "War & Peace"