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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: 0 | 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: 8 | 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: 16 | 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: 35 | 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

dave_dumanis

Return To 1545 Bayville Ave.

By Dave Dumanis  (booksie.com)

A middle-aged man flies cross-country to the suburban split-level where he grew up, with a childhood scarred by divorce and physical violence. He politely introduces himself to the new owner, who gives him a cook's tour of the place. 40 years later, he expects change, but everything looks...

Short Story | Updated Jun 3, 2014 | Reads: 10 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Literary,Fiction,Memoir,Surreal,Twilight,Zone,Speculative

ALI

By Celin Jay  (booksie.com)

Ali is a blind young man. He lives with his grandmother and works as a cobbler for his living in a crowded IT Park.One day a dead body is found very close to where he sits to do business. The police take him away for questioning. Read the story to find out what happens to Ali.

Short Story | Updated Jun 3, 2014 | Reads: 6 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Literary,Fiction

tenaciousturtle

White Walls And Crazy Pills

By Tenaciousturtle  (booksie.com)

Confined in a psychiatric ward. Reasons unknown.

Short Story | Updated May 21, 2014 | Reads: 40 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: Mental,Hospital,Psychiatry,Pills,Drugs,Literary,Fiction

abeer_almadawy

A Captive Of A Planet

By Abeer Almadawy  (booksie.com)

A Captive of a Planet is short story, by author Abeer Almadawy It is published with a literary fiction collection of stories titled with " during our Voyeurism". A Captive of a Planet, is a kind of symbolism art of writing which describe a love case for greedy lover who is fond of brighten...

Short Story | Updated May 18, 2014 | Reads: 5 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 2
Tags: During,Our,Voyeurism,Collection,Of,Literary,Stories,Abeer,Almadawy

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