1980s stories, books, poems, and more

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The Booksie Classic House

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Featured Review by inkaddict

"Really well done. Loved it. Feels a bit like something Stephen King would write I reckon. " Read More

New York, 1985. At Camp Bradford, fifteen year old Jeff Anderson, arrives there for two weeks. As he does so, he finds out that the place is a hidden World of magic that creates all kinds of problems for him. The new children's fantasy novel by Rob73. Read More
The sequel to the Fred Walton, Frank Mancuso, Jr comedy horror classic from 1986. Read More
Two members of a newly formed music group negotiate conflicted feelings in a local dance club Read More
After the events In Part III, Jason Voorhees waits for new campers to arrive at Camp Crystal Lake. When they meet the Jarvis family, they think they're free of the killer, sadly the death curse returns to cause more problems. The fourth Young Adult Friday the 13th horror novel, to… Read More
At Higgins Haven, a summer retreat for teenagers, that is owned by Chris Higgins, a teenager, who invites her friends to the place during Friday the 13th. But as they have fun, Jason Voorhees stalks them. The second Young Adult Friday the 13th horror novel by Robert Helliger. The new… Read More
Five years after the events of the first book, Alice Hardy has nightmares of the time as a camp counsellor. When Jason Voorhees stalks her, she struggles to survive. Paul Holt, and Ginny Field, the owners of the new camp training centre, hire a new group of campers, unaware of… Read More
Camp Crystal Lake is cursed. After the deaths of teenage counsellors back in 1958, and the drowning of Jason Voorhees the previous year in 1957, the camp closes. Two decades later, in 1979, Steve Christy and his assistant Manager, Alice Louise Hardy, his girlfriend, and the other campers, face a… Read More
A satire on modern New York in the 1980's. Thomas Blake, a party goer, arrives in the city that never sleeps, and gets involved in a series of problems that drags him down into the abyss. The new novel by Robert Helliger, author of Bid Day. Read More
In 1981, two brothers from Paterson, New Jersey - one a lovable loser and scam artist, the other a dimunitive, nerdy lawyer who engages in shady cases involving non-existent copyright infringement - move to Hollywood to pursue their lifelong dream of making movies. As they build on each other’s strengths… Read More
The story begins when Josie Stebbins (a rebellious teenager) befriends two unpopular kids named Moira Downing and Seth Burke. She also meets her cousin Trixie Stebbins, who was kept hidden from the Stebbins family. Together, the four unlikely friends take on a dangerous school bully with their own brand of… Read More
This is a 'sweet' romance, no explicit intimacy. Fee (short for Fiona) is not your average single mother of two. Unable to find work to support her small family, she moves to Boulder Colorado in 1986. Working three jobs, she struggles to make the bills. She meets Sally at the… Read More

Short Story / Memoir

September 10, 2019

This is a story about a compulsive gambler who rolls the dice for the very last time in hope of winning his family back and putting his finances in order. Set in Berkshire England in the early 1980s and based on true events, it demonstrates how fate can deliver all… Read More
Ohio, 1981. At Gravestone Cemetery, Marsha Kaplan, her boyfriend, George Robertson, and their friends, find out that there's zombies loose at Midnight. When they attempt to tell the Sheriff, no one believes them, until it is too late. Read More
Knowing your history is important but what happens when you're unaware. That's the question for fifteen year old Kiseki Ko. Join Kiseki and his friends on this fantasy voyage filled with action, betrayal, love and drama. Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

"We are prospering in the 'Electrical Age,' although it more properly should be called the 'Age of Solar Vulnerability.' Nothing lasts forever in a universe filled with so many unknowns and imponderables." Martin Stebbler, PhD., July 28, 1980 Read More

Featured Review by C.J. Atoa

"If there is one word I could say to describe this it would be "Wow!" I was not expecting the story to go this way and I couldn't put it down! I ..." Read More

the hard part about camaraderie isn't finding it it's keeping it. that's definitely the debacle in this mid 1980's drama. four women are bound by love, trials, tribulations and womanhood. however deception, betrayal, sex and the legal system threaten to tear them apart. Read More

Tags: romance, drama, lgbt, 1980s

New York, 1983. Thirteen year old Bethany Daniels is a teenager who babysits on Saturday nights. when she gets a job at Sheppard House, a place where several people have died, to look after the owner's children, she puts herself in danger. Read More
This is my entry for the JemCon fanfic contest for 2017, which resulted in my third consecutive win!!! This year's victory was especially meaningful, as it was written as a tribute to the late Chris Cornell, who passed away in May 2017. As Jem was to my childhood, Chris… Read More
Here are my recollections of my earliest Christmas, which I guess is circa 1988 or 1989. While this is not my first Christmas, this is one of the earliest I can actually remember. Hmm those were the days indeed... Read More
The year is 1989 and recent reports of man wearing a wolf mask has been going around and killing the powerful Chinese Mafia. Night Rock Sting is now a name well known in the community's of San Francisco. The only advice he is given is the location of the Chinese… Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

When Gordy flees America and the War in Vietnam and takes a job as an English teacher in the Tokyo of the 1960s, he finds he gets a lot more than a mere hourly wage. Read More

Featured Review by B Douglas Slack

"This is without a doubt the funniest story I've read in a decade. The entire Japanese female persona is laid bare here. Every bit true. Your sto..." Read More

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