Fiction - Literary

A Different Kind of Lovely

A Novel
By Petra March

A Different Kind of Lovely: A Novel by Petra March is a story that begins with an intriguing line: “Mina Automne danced through the pain until she managed to turn it into pleasure.” And that is an awesome way of introducing a ballerina, a woman...

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My Mostly Happy Life

Autobiography of a Climbing Tree
By Shelly Reuben

Shelly Reuben’s My Mostly Happy Life: Autobiography of a Climbing Tree is the work of great imagination, as inspiring as it is engaging. It’s a story about the life of a community, centered on a park and told by a climbing tree. Sam Swerling is...

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Pigeon

By Daniel Zadow

Pigeon by Daniel Zadow is a complex tale detailing Simon’s misanthropic existence and his esoteric ruminations regarding his life, and innumerable memories of past events that he’s compartmentalized within a layered mind pervaded with obfuscation and dubiety. Facets of his deliberate masking emerge after he’s...

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The Passion of Marta

By Caren Umbarger

The violin is one of the finest ever made. Its sensuous curves and glossy shine make it an irresistible work of art. It was created in Nuremberg, Germany in 1782 by the very talented luthier (violin-maker), Leopold Wilhelm. It is smaller than other violins, but...

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Schooled

Based on one lawyer’s true-life successes, failures, frustrations, and heartbreaks while teaching in the New York City public school system
By Matthew Rockwood

Schooled is a contemporary fiction novel written by Matthew Rockwood. James Hartman eventually achieved his dream of becoming a corporate lawyer at a prestigious law firm, but even as he gamely struggled through that first grueling year of law school, he wondered if he had...

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A Grain of Truth a Pinch of Salt

By C V Williams

From Australian author C.V. Williams comes an enchanting eclectic collection of short stories titled A Grain of Truth a Pinch of Salt. This compilation brings together tales of familial struggles, love, protection, exploration, health, and aging. And, under her sure hand, each theme is daubed...

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Every Mother's Fear

Shocking story about motherhood in the 1950s
By Joanna Warrington

Every action has a consequence and nowhere is this more obvious than in Every Mother’s Fear, Joanna Warrington’s riveting work of historical fiction. London, 1959. Nineteen-year-old Sandy Lambert has big dreams of a modeling career and a trip to Canada. With a body to die...

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Zo

By Murray Pura

Murray Pura’s Zo is captivating in its poetic-like narration. Every word on every page has a reason and a place. It is part of a series, and continues to have the same impactful, resonating quality that Murray Pura’s work is known for. In Zo we...

A Stitch in Time

Six Thought-provoking Stories About Time & Reality
By Senan Gil Senan

A Stitch in Time: Six Thought-provoking Stories About Time & Reality comprises tales of various lengths and styles, but always capturing moments in time that are special to one or more people. Or perhaps not capturing it, for is your “now” mine? The first story,...

Love of Finished Years

By Gregory Erich Phillips

In 1909, Elsa Schuller was sixteen years old, living in the Lower East Side of New York City with her German immigrant family. Four years previously, her parents, Tobias and Nina, her older sister, Sonja, and baby brother, Anton, crossed the ocean to find a...