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Book / Mystery and Crime

February 02, 2018

Reads: 5

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

We all started somewhere right? I've always wanted to be a writer, that much I know. I just wasn't always that great at it (let's be honest, my current writing is still subpar). Here are a collection of story beginnings from over the years (dates and novel titles will… Read More

Short Story / Humor

February 01, 2018

Reads: 27

Comments: 2

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

This is just a little humorous whatever. Its not really a story and not really a poem. But i hope you get the jest nonetheless. Read More

Tags: writing, words, books

Reads: 18

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A man sees a face in a coffee shop Read More

Essay / Other

January 15, 2018

Reads: 0

Shelves: 1

The Two Rivers House

It's funny how life is. Read More
Let us look at reading in general and how does it affect us, influences our thoughts and shapes up our overall personality? Read More

Tags: reading, books

Short story idea, barely roughed out, that I've decided to post to see how this site works. It's about books in the cloud and in the future world where there are no hard copies. The books are edited at will, the author's words forgotten. Read More

Book / Romance

November 29, 2017

Reads: 31

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Lily is a shy girl and a bookworm ,she has issues with her mother Leo loves to sail the seas ,he solves his issues with his mother.... how ? you need to read the story and explore it by your own destiny shipped them together , they are both… Read More

Tags: love, mother, lily, books, leo

Short Story / Other

November 22, 2017

Reads: 12

Shelves: 1

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A man's life as never been seen before Read More

Tags: life, sadness, books

Essay / Romance

October 21, 2017

Reads: 22

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

A Muslim girl found it hard to live, around the time the twin towers seize to exist. Read More

Tags: books

Book / Horror

October 16, 2017

Reads: 31

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

After the horrific death of Alison Chamber's sister, the now 17 year old version has forgot totally about her childhood, until one day in her english class, the class is reading a classic 1707 novel 'Rule of Thorn' torn by the tragic events of her childhood, she is hazy… Read More

Short Story / Other

October 16, 2017

Reads: 147

Comments: 4

Shelves: 3

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Anna Peralta couldn't walk, she couldn't talk but she could read. The consequences of the illness that confined her to a bed and to her own imaginary world... Read More

Reads: 99

Shelves: 1

The Review Chain House

Cathy, a thirty something librarian, is trying to adjust to life after the loss of her twin brother, Danny. One day, she brings home a mysterious book from the library, and she starts to recognize episodes of her own life written in its pages. The book, The Marionette, is… Read More

Reads: 43

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

He needed an escape, so he read. Never wrote. Read More

Tags: reading, boy, books, read

Book / Romance

September 21, 2017

Reads: 299

Comments: 1

Shelves: 3

The Booksie Classic House

Cleo Milan is a 16 year old girl. Everything she knows changes when she finds out about her family secret. Will she accept things as they are? Or... Will she take it the wrong way? Read More
as if they where walking through the rain drop Read More
About a little girl growing up in a small town in North Carolina. Read More

Tags: books

Reads: 37

Comments: 1

Shelves: 4

The Booksie Classic House

It's practically time the youths of our time embrace self education as a key to liberating us and the world from further sufferings and hazards which we would possibly have been averted through literacy development in the guise of self education. Read More

Poem / Humor

June 07, 2017

Reads: 44

Comments: 2

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

The life of a book bug... Read More

Tags: reading, books

this essay is talking about the "The Differences between Getting the Knowledge from Books and Getting the Knowledge From Experience." Read More

Tags: knowledge, books

Reads: 72

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

About a teen boy who spends his lunch time reading books... Read More

Tags: teen, school, boy, girls, books

Reads: 133

Shelves: 1

The House of Ghosts House

when finding old books save your life Read More
A Castle no one can enter. Kings and peasants alike have tried for thousands of years but to no avail. Maybe two runaways and an orphan can change that. Join them as they discover the secrets to the Castle, as they roam the City in search of answers that are… Read More

Book / Humor

May 02, 2017

Reads: 87

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Young Sakai Hoshino has seen his mom's death first hand, from overwork. As a kid his dream was to become a writer, now he wants NOT to be a writer but a editor. But when his school assigns him a homework assignment labeled 'Short Story' he is very skeptical but… Read More

Reads: 5683

Shelves: 1

The House of Ghosts House

A family patriarch teaches a history lesson Read More

Tags: books, q.b, mckinney

An article about challenging gender stereotypes at an early age through children's books. Read More
This is a novel about a rabbit, a faun, a man, a centaur, and a dwarf who go on a quest to overthrow the evil ruler and restore peace to the land. Read More

Reads: 98

Comments: 5

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A poem about how extraordinary a book can be. Read More

Tags: world, journey, books

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