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The Call, Part One

By Sanghooleecs50x  (booksie.com)

After seven-year-old Thomas Kraus' father is permanently paralyzed after a fall, Thomas and his mother are forced to adjust to the stunning blow life has dealt them. Look out for parts two and three.

Short Story | Updated Aug 21, 2014 | Reads: 4 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: The,Call,A,Short,Story,Literary,Fiction

chris_green

No Language

By Chris Green  (booksie.com)

I came home from the studio one Wednesday and, lying on my carpet along with a timeshare in Azerbaijan promotion and a catalogue for the Big Red DIY Superstore, a flyer caught my eye. It commanded attention by its difference. It seemed to be written in a foreign language. Or no language at all.

Short Story | Updated Aug 16, 2014 | Reads: 17 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: Mystery,Literary,Fiction,Language

jake_taylor

The Hitman

By Jake Taylor  (booksie.com)

While riding a train, an unnamed hitman reflects on existence and his last six jobs.

Short Story | Updated Aug 8, 2014 | Reads: 11 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: Hitman,Literary,Fiction,Existentialism,Thriller,Philosophical

The Flower Child

By Ym23  (booksie.com)

About a little girl, giving herself to the ones she loves and losing herself in them.

Short Story | Updated Aug 5, 2014 | Reads: 13 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Literary,Fiction Flower,Child

It's A Lonely, Lonely World

By Smallerthangalaxies  (booksie.com)

A short story about a man suffering from the loss of his family twenty years ago and his own loneliness over those years.

Short Story | Updated Jul 30, 2014 | Reads: 19 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Short,Story,Blue,Boy,Infinite,Jest,David,Foster,Wallace,Literary,Fiction,Loneliness,Drama,Homelessness,Homeless,Racism,Politics

My Name Is Gemma Kendall

By Ecole93  (booksie.com)

My Name is Gemma Kendall is a short story written in first person, present tense. It is a piece of literary fiction which focuses on dark themes such as bullying, depression, alcoholism and crime. The story is written as a stream of consciousness; the narrator’s thoughts and opinions are...

Short Story | Updated Jul 14, 2014 | Reads: 10 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Crime,Arson,Fire,Female,Protagonist,First,Person,Present,Tense,Literary,Fiction,Boyfriend,Drugs,Alcohol,Alcoholic,Alcoholism,Mother,Parent,Relationship

Questioning My Outlook Of Life

By Rowan Skeech  (booksie.com)

A teenager's concern. The protagonist's life story, point of view of life, and the thoughts that possess the protagonist's mind.

Short Story | Updated Jul 6, 2014 | Reads: 20 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: Literary,Fiction,Insight,Life,Concerns,Teenager,Thoughts,Mind,Point,Of,View

baileybroadway

The Best Selling Novel - Chapter One

By Baileybroadway  (booksie.com)

Book Summary: A young writer, Deirdre, goes through trauma when her brother is murdered and her husband cheats, resulting in many years away from her children and many years of grieving. - Some years later her writing ability is tested when a new writer Kevin wants her job, yet instead of hating...

Novel | Updated Jun 29, 2014 | Reads: 39 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
Tags: Romance,Drama,Literary,Fiction,Suspense

cliff

No Retreat No Surrender

By Cliff  (booksie.com)

Carrie Nixon survived the 80’s or at least she thought she had. Struggling to get her life under control then was a difficult time for her. Fumbling through the 80’s with her college pals was far more extreme for her than most. Maintaining her sanity from the haunted past is a...

Novel | Updated Jun 27, 2014 | Reads: 8 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: 80s,Fiction,Cult,Mystery,Suspense,Nineteen,Eighties,Literary,Drama,1980's,1980,Rock,N,Roll,Love,Story,Young,Adult,Musical

THE WOODEN HORSE

By Celin Jay  (booksie.com)

Anil's has never met his grandfather but he sees a dream in which the old man is trying to tell him something. Grandfather is no more when Anil and his family reach the ancestral house but Anil does get the letter from grandfather.

Short Story | Updated Jun 26, 2014 | Reads: 5 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Literary,Fiction

spyguy

THE GUIDE

By Celin Jay  (booksie.com)

THE GUIDE Rishabh is a student of Architecture doing a thesis on old churches. He has arranged for a guide prior to his visit to the place, who, unfortunately does not turn up on Rishabh’s arrival. Quite unexpectedly he meets Anya, a small girl who arranges his stay and takes him around...

Short Story | Updated Jun 17, 2014 | Reads: 9 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Literary,Fiction

THE CUFFLINK

By Celin Jay  (booksie.com)

THE CUFFLINK A college going boy notices an old man looking for something very desperately as he boards his bus in the evening. The incident slips from his mind as he gets on with his life. Several months later he sees the old man again in a similar position. This time curiosity gets the better...

Short Story | Updated Jun 15, 2014 | Reads: 9 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 2
Tags: Literary,Fiction

THE SWING

By Celin Jay  (booksie.com)

THE SWING The writer is the village headman’s son, a very brash boy during his growing years who inflicts great miseries on the school watchman’s son. But he experiences a turn of heart as he goes on to complete his medical degree and does his bit to correct the errors of the past.

Short Story | Updated Jun 7, 2014 | Reads: 5 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Literary,Fiction

THE PINK GOLD

By Celin Jay  (booksie.com)

PINK GOLD Niladhar is an average middleclass gentleman who owns a fair sized fish farm in the wetlands surrounding Kolkata. He diversifies to shrimp farming to increase his profits. Things start to go horribly wrong for Niladhar when he dares to cross swords with a local real estate developer...

Short Story | Updated Jun 4, 2014 | Reads: 7 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Literary,Fiction

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