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The Booksie Classic House

Jonas lived alone without his parents for a long time. About seven years in fact. But when a tragic plague hits the world, he has to find his family, the people who released the plague, known only as Plague 15-07. However, Jonas may be worth more dead than alive… Read More
An anthology series taking places in (or in some occasions, about the history of,) the city of Metropolis. The stories are separated by years, characters, places and situations. Enjoy. Read More

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The story is about an unknown fact of a city. Read More

Book / Science Fiction

September 01, 2017

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MILLENIUM, the last city of the dying earth, is the zenith of human civilization, and far superior to the rest of the world in infrastructure, technology, security, prosperity, yes, in every aspect of progress and even in flora and fauna. A self-contained ecosystem and a self-contained economy. When the ruler… Read More

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Concreate jungle -- Please comment on this poem, I'd love to know what you think. Good, bad or indifferent -- any comments are welcome. Read More
The story of two cities whose destiny got swayed in the wrong direction. The architect named Volker steps in to pick up the pieces and try to restore the cities to its former glory. Read More
A set of stories about the mysterious city of Nakamura. Read More
This literary novelette was written to describe the life of Noah who lives in a city plagued by a civil war. The different events of this literary piece include the family, the work, the air strikes, and the death. This novelette was revised and proofread by James D. Thwaites who… Read More

Tags: death, children, war, life, city

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The story about two boys and their unusual, difficult job. Read More

Poem / Poetry

May 02, 2017

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Poverty is an injustice. Read More
Going out to play in the future might be a little different. Read More
This is a short extract of pharos. I started writing this a year ago. If there are any mistakes please notify me i like feedback. Read More

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Nature is angry at night - 2016 Tessa Lyne. Read More

Poem / Poetry

January 10, 2017

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A young girl alone in the big city, Hollywood ... Read More

Poem / Poetry

January 07, 2017

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My home, the UK city of culture for 2017 Read More

Book / Romance

December 30, 2016

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Talya Summers is a 23 year old waitress just trying to get by. living in new york city with her three year old daughter things are already tough. she makes it a point to keep men out of her life because she believes they cause nothing, but trouble. Holden Myers… Read More

Tags: love, child, city

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a poem about riding on the city bus Read More

Tags: people, bus, city

Poem / Science Fiction

October 23, 2016

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Mythos poem. Read More

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Tags: city, square

Short Story / Other

August 25, 2016

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The 'The Odd Ones' House

"Sometimes, kindness is all you can give. Sometimes, kindness is enough." - Anonymous Read More

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The Cure details a butcher shop and glower garden, those who work there, and our imprisonment to the ground we come from. Read More

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As teenagers we often get lost within our own thoughts. (I'm new here and looking for critical feedback thank you!:) Read More

Tags: lost, mind, new, teenager, city

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The Romance House

Kate Watson and Kaleb Lewis are from different worlds but when they meet online, their opposite worlds collide in a not-so-subtle way. Kaleb Lewis grew up in a small town from South Carolina. His passion for cars is unfathomable, he's the outdoorsy type, dirt bikes, ATVs kind of guy. Your… Read More

Book / Fantasy

June 19, 2016

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The Booksie Classic House

READ PROLOGUE FIRST!!!!! Black Psychic is about a girl who moved into a large city to represent her girl back in her home town. Doing odd jobs around the city, meeting new people, and keeping a big secret to herself. That is her life in the city. But she soon… Read More

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When Malsvir runs away from her stepmom to avoid going on a "special trip", she finds herself in the middle of being hunted down to come to a place know as the City of Citdel. But why do these people need her so much? What does the City of Citdel… Read More

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What changes in people when you take away their order? When there is nobody take care of them or tell them what to do. During a horrifying event, Lucas Barrington will witness this bone chilling effect. Read More

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The wind can be harsh, the nights cold and the city lonely. Just one step can make it even more depressing. Read More

Tags: night, suicide, wind, city, jump

This is my town, this is my city. Italicized words from Timothy Victor's "This Is My City." Read More

Tags: death, hope, lights, town, city

Black Psychic is about a girl who moved into a large city to represent her guild back in her home town. Doing odd jobs around the city, meeting new people, and keeping a big secret to herself. That is her life in the city. But she soon learns that soon… Read More
Mostly truth mixed with a little fiction for a very short read. Read More
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