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The Pond Where His Brother Once Stood

By Garrett Monroe  (booksie.com)

The reader is thrust into a dialectic of ill humor, alcohol, and a dynamic tone that slowly reveals the truth of the situation at hand, ending after a series of flashbacks through the eyes of the protagonist's brother. I played around with alternating perspective and tense, and really tried to...

Short Story | Updated Nov 23, 2014 | Reads: 2 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Literary,Fiction,War,Death,Humor,Realism,Texas,Army,Family,Beer,Alcoholism,Adolescence,Growing,Up,Alternating,Tense

chris_green

Stalking Glen

By Chris Green  (booksie.com)

The protagonist unexpectedly bumps into an old flame. Does she still have feelings for him? Does she want him back? How far will she go? Does he have a rabbit? Read on.

Short Story | Updated Nov 21, 2014 | Reads: 32 | Comments: 4 | Likes: 4
Tags: Contemporary,Literary,Fiction,Humour,Mystery,Thriller

jordan_delyn

About A Girl

By Jordan Delyn  (booksie.com)

A toxic romance for all the ages. Teenage love is supposed to be easy, all about dipping your toes in the water and starting to understand what love might mean. No such luck for our protagonist. He falls for a girl he meets by chance, using her workplace as a shelter from the cold. Head over...

Novel | Updated Nov 17, 2014 | Reads: 15 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
Tags: Literature,Literary,Fiction,Couple,Drama

ensis

Couarge: A Story Of Love And Friendship

By Ensis  (booksie.com)

Courage chronicles the tale of two friends over the span of a lifetime. There is Jenny Park, a Korean-American girl whose search for her identity in this world alienates her from her Korean kinsfolk. There is Daniel Fischer, an intense, thoughtful, and brilliant young man whose mind separates...

Novel | Updated Nov 7, 2014 | Reads: 17 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
Tags: Literary,Fiction,Friendship,Love,Romance

Where Am I?

By David Clark  (booksie.com)

The unknown is a fearful concept, but can be overcome. We cannot escape it, only find comfort somewhere within it. Take the journey through the great divide of existence, and find where you are.

Short Story | Updated Nov 5, 2014 | Reads: 35 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
Tags: Literary,Fiction,Where,Am,I?,Mystery,Abstract,Philosophy,Short,Story

joe_zaydon

A Rainy Day At The Fish Museum

By Joe Zaydon  (booksie.com)

On a rainy Tuesday, Harry –– who's had more than a few life setbacks –– finds himself taking his niece to the aquarium, which provides him with a little perspective.

Short Story | Updated Nov 3, 2014 | Reads: 19 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: Literary,Fiction,Short,Story,Child,Aquarium,Fish,Life,Rain,Storm,Parent,Family

The Careless Branch

By Yuvleen  (booksie.com)

This story is about a branch who is loved by his family. But sometimes he crosses the limits by fooling of. When he is separated from his family he doesn't know what to do. He relies on his siblings for help. Are his siblings going to help, is he going to get through his life separated from the...

Short Story | Updated Nov 2, 2014 | Reads: 11 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
Tags: Literary,Fiction Fantasy Hard,Work Respect Lesson,Learned

chris_green

Out Of Time

By Chris Green  (booksie.com)

The moment Kimberley steps into the refreshment room, she knows something is wrong. Railway station cafés should be a hub of activity in the mornings. This one is almost empty. There are five people and each is seated at a separate table, staring blankly into space. They all register an...

Short Story | Updated Oct 28, 2014 | Reads: 105 | Comments: 3 | Likes: 8
Tags: Mystery,Scifi,Contemporary,Literary,Fiction

chris_green

Benito And Tiffany

By Chris Green  (booksie.com)

Tiffany Golden possesses a rare talent. She knows that things are going to happen before they do. Benito is often not aware that something has happened even after it has. The story documents their relationship.

Short Story | Updated Oct 19, 2014 | Reads: 81 | Comments: 3 | Likes: 5
Tags: Contemporary,Mystery,Romance,Relationships,Humour,Literary,Fiction

sanghooleecs50x

Nightfall

By Sanghooleecs50x  (booksie.com)

A poem I wrote off the top of my head,

Book | Updated Oct 16, 2014 | Reads: 7 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Poem,Literary,Moon

carla_charter

You Have To Read This Book! Marshlands By Matthew Olshan

By Carla Charter  (booksie.com)

Marshlands by Matthew Olshan is a small book which lingers large for days after reading it.

Book Review | Updated Oct 12, 2014 | Reads: 8 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Literary,Fiction,War,Indigenous,People

sjwrite

Back To Bliss: A Journey To Zero

By Sjwrite  (booksie.com)

Battling against hypocrisies, sadomasochism and perfunctory pursuits of pop benchmarks of successes, he refuses the passion-oriented male worldview of karma and life’s purposes. Metamorphosed by compassion, that love’s innocence fills him with, he opts for a journey that takes him...

Book | Updated Oct 10, 2014 | Reads: 5 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Literary,Fiction,Love,Story,Urban,Muddle,Media,Ills,Corporate,Conundrums,Behavioral,Corruption,Personal,And,Societal,Conflicts,Pop,Pursuits,Hypocrisy

chris_green

No Windows

By Chris Green  (booksie.com)

Ever had the message 'your computer is running slowly'? Be thankful your computer runs at all. Just think what life might be like without them.

Short Story | Updated Oct 10, 2014 | Reads: 103 | Comments: 5 | Likes: 6
Tags: Literary,Fiction,Comtemporary,Allegory,It

Monster To The Rescue

By Nancy Abouzeid  (booksie.com)

I have always paused to ask myself, what is the scariest monster a human being can dread? Then I realized that our enemy is within our-self. You are your own monster.

Poetry | Updated Oct 6, 2014 | Reads: 9 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 4
Tags: Literary,Fiction

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A FACE IN THE MOON

By Mitchell Waldman  (booksie.com)

First chapter of the novel, A FACE IN THE MOON, by Mitchell Waldman. The narrator of A FACE IN THE MOON, Jack Lohman, is an inexperienced twenty-two-year old, who was recently dumped by his first real girlfriend, and is soon to leave graduate school for who knows what. Enter Loni, a bright-eyed,...

Book | Updated Sep 30, 2014 | Reads: 1 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Fiction;,Literary,Coming-of-age;,Novel

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