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The Cuckoos Of Batch Magna

By Peter Maughan  (booksie.com)

The chapter in The Cuckoos of Batch Magna in which the houseboats on Batch Magna's river the Cluny, receive their notices to quit from the new squire Humph - or Sir Humphrey, 9th baronet, as he now is - an erstwhile short-order cook from the Bronx. Phineas Cook, off the houseboat the Cluny...

Novel | Updated Nov 14, 2012 | Reads: 6 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: English,Countryside,Village,Welsh,River,Houseboats,Paddle,Steamers,Eccentrics,Country,Estate,American,Baronet.

Kaffertjie - A Love Story

By Kaffertjie  (booksie.com)

Justice Edwin Cameron Constitutional Court Judge and Author of Witness to AIDS Sunday Independent: Books Page 'BEST READS OF THE YEAR' “‘kaffertjie,’ by Johan Engelbrecht is a provocatively titled novelization of a most remarkable true story. The writer's childless aunt...

Book | Updated Nov 3, 2012 | Reads: 1 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Kaffertjie,Kaffer,Kafir,Kaffir,South,Africa,Afro,American,African,Nelson,Mandela

kyle_stead

The Juke

By Kyle Stead  (booksie.com)

Tom had nothing but his bar, the Juke. Could a second chance set things right and let him live

Short Story | Updated Nov 3, 2012 | Reads: 5 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 2
Tags: Horror,Time,Travel,Science,Fiction,American,Thriller,Romance,Death,Murder

When I Look At Our Flag

By Kiyamichelle  (booksie.com)

My teacher assigned a last minute project for me - She wants me to write a paragraph about how I feel when I look at the American flag for a Veteran's Day assembly. This is what I came up with, so I thought I'd put it on here.

Article | Updated Nov 1, 2012 | Reads: 2 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Patriotic,American,Flag,Feelings,Assignment,School,Stars,Stripes,Country,Usa,Veterans,Day

Selling Lies

By Dedrick Hilton  (booksie.com)

I did what they told me to do and it didn't pay off!

Poetry | Updated Oct 21, 2012 | Reads: 8 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: False,American,Dream

Define Family

By Skinnylibra5  (booksie.com)

This is the story about three friends who are dealing with issues in their personal lives that forces them to come together and figure out what the definition of family really is

Novel | Updated Oct 18, 2012 | Reads: 11 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
Tags: African,American,Lesbian,Friends,Family,Santa,Cruz,California,Mother,Daughter,Relationships,Breast,Cancer,Coming,Out,Lawyer,Dentist,Computer,Company

bill_rayburn

Off With The King's Head: A Yank's First Foray Into A London Pub

By Bill Rayburn  (booksie.com)

A Yank ventures into London Pub with an open mind and a thirst for Guinness.

Short Story | Updated Oct 14, 2012 | Reads: 1 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
Tags: London,Pub,American,Adapting

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The English Girl Falling For The American Boy

By Iceprincess13  (booksie.com)

Brooke is your typical 16 year old London girl. But when Brooke finds out she has to move to Miami, Florida because of her Dad's job, she is not happy, especially when she has to start school there too. Meet Nick who's 16, the bad boy of the school, the jock, the popular and every girl in...

Novel | Updated Oct 13, 2012 | Reads: 67 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 2
Tags: English,Girl,American,Boy,Falling,For,Each,Other,Arguments,Miami,Nick,Brooke,Family,Troubles,Job

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I, Wendigo

By J Christopher Bartley  (booksie.com)

The Wendigo

Poetry | Updated Oct 10, 2012 | Reads: 5 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: Native,American,Myth Anger,Issues

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A Letter To The President

By Larry Donnell Fowler  (booksie.com)

An open to letter to President Obama about the importance of debates.

Essay | Updated Oct 8, 2012 | Reads: 38 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: President,Barak,Obama,Mitt,Romney,Presidential,Debate,American,Vote,Voter,Election,November,Larry,Fowler,Democrat,Democracy,Republican,Gop

The Eternal Search

By Ninjasaurus  (booksie.com)

They are to forever roam the land in search of the other, forever bound to the eternal search.

Short Story | Updated Oct 2, 2012 | Reads: 14 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Romance,Native,American,Tale,Search

My Heart Is My Drum

By Emilysheart  (booksie.com)

As I was reading a book about Native Americans, they mentioned that your heart is like your drum. Instantly I found inspiration for a poem...and here it is!

Poetry | Updated Oct 1, 2012 | Reads: 3 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
Tags: Native,American,Music,Rhythm,Life,Heart,Song

skinnylibra5

LG (Almost)

By Skinnylibra5  (booksie.com)

Life for Asilia Robinson was simple...until she met Kai Williams. A nice body, charming smile, and a mesmerizing pair of eyes, Kai was definitely a twenty on any girl’s scale of ten and Asilia instantly finds herself infatuated. As their friendship progress, romantic tension begins to...

Short Story | Updated Sep 27, 2012 | Reads: 46 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 2
Tags: Lesbians,African,American,California,Newspaper,Journalist,Personal,Trainer,Family,Coming,Out,Domestic,Violence,Military,Basketball,Spoken,Word,Self,Discovery

skinnylibra5

TDDUP (Till Death Do Us Part)

By Skinnylibra5  (booksie.com)

Martel is that woman that never thinks about how she's going to get the woman she wants. She has more than enough charming ways to get her. Martel’s only problem is she’s never falling for a woman and let her live. When Martel meets Sanai, her world changes dramatically and Martel...

Short Story | Updated Sep 27, 2012 | Reads: 34 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 4
Tags: Lesbian,African,American,Vampire,Museum,Royal,Bloodline,Snow,Art,Slaves,And,Plantations,Secrecy,Action,Love,Loyalty,Honoring,The,Code,Egyptians

The Importance Of Stars

By Suzy Farmer  (booksie.com)

The Importance of Stars is a short story about family and tragedy.

Essay | Updated Sep 24, 2012 | Reads: 192 | Comments: 3 | Likes: 1
Tags: Family,Love,Tragedy,Onondaga,Native,American,Stars


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