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Why I love Booksie. And why I won't be leaving any time soon. Read More

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Comments: 2

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Benefit of the Cafe in the community. Read More

Featured Review by 88 fingers

"Very good article. A cafe is where you catch on the goings on in your town, or just sit and enjoy the atmosphere. Or write, which I would do all..." Read More

Reads: 190

Comments: 15

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Booksie always used to be well known for its active and supportive community. Let's get that back! Read More

Featured Review by helmu

"I like the platform here; it's easy to use and the community is nice. If there's something I'd like Booksie to add, is more comment options. It'..." Read More

Growing in a cult as a kid known as Avalon was not easy for me. This is the story of how I stayed in a cult for four years of my life and how wonderful it was for me how being of something so magical until it wasn't anymore and… Read More
Outdoor Thanksgiving A Short Visit to Sandy McNabb I’ve spent most of my adult life single; spending much of my leisure time with a Single’s Group. We decided, ahead of time, where the outing would take place. At Thanksgiving, we spent an eventful day at Sandy McNabb Provincial Park. This… Read More
I think it is time we stop fooling ourselves, and listen to what God has to say. My poem. Read More
A story of Kimya's life growing up in a community of crack cocaine and heroin use and not understanding the sociological imagination. Read More

Reads: 318

Comments: 18

Shelves: 2

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I'm getting so sick and tired of the innuendo that I am in some way a 'favored' member. The facts are this is so far from being true. Read More
I think it's one of the great things to be a part of a good community. My poem. Read More
Love feelings are high on this journey. My poem. Read More
A congregation starts a new church to minister to the community. Read More
The practice of Rumspringa- or jumping/hopping around- is undertaken in many Amish communities. It involves a period of time in which an adolescent is given free reign to do as they choose within the outside world. After this period, they will return to the community and decide whether or not… Read More
A day in the life of Coleen, the hairdresser. Read More
One of the many college courses I have taken in Michigan. Read More
A tornado is approaching Dockside. Following her mother's instruction she evacuates with the Calloways. Upon returning to town she fears she has lost her entire family. Read More

Reads: 3740

Comments: 124

Shelves: 5

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The sequel to 'Cassandra'. Read More

Book / Literary Fiction

September 02, 2018

Reads: 8844

Comments: 157

Shelves: 6

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A re-telling of the story of Cassandra in a modern day but rural community. Fantastic cover provided by Markie Bee Read More

Featured Review by Jeff Bezaire

"Excellent job at creating the tension! You've created a true tyrant in Father - one of those wicked, domineering zealots I despise so much. Sp..." Read More

This is a story about a man who creates public awareness about the environment starting with the place that meant the most to him; the place where he met his now deceased wife. Read More
Sometimes warnings are dropped in our laps Read More

Reads: 473

Comments: 13

Shelves: 5

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The clue is in the cover pic. Read More
Just a thought to make the world a better place to survive in. Read More
Simple, it's saga's of the Earth. People who give ideas and Are turned into Main characters of a story it's a work in progress but it will do. Read More
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