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Poem / Poetry

August 22, 2017

Reads: 33

Shelves: 1

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Out with the old, in with the new, a time comes when space and chance is given to the young to play their part, and when such isn't given, it is okay to seize it. Read More

Reads: 44

Shelves: 1

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Just asking if this leader can make our world a better place for all our good wishes from the bottom of my heart. I have only treasured this hope in my writing here. A change we seek may rise for this common welfare for our sustainable development globally. Saving more… Read More
When a young girl Anna uncovers a dark secret she must chase after her kidnapped mother who has been taken by one of the most feared beings on the planet, a Witch. Her journey takes her across a mystical and magical world where danger and death are everywhere. Read More
When a young girl Anna uncovers a dark secret she must chase after her kidnapped mother who has been taken by one of the most feared beings on the planet, a Witch. Her journey takes her across a mystical and magical world where danger and death are everywhere. Read More
In the post war Liberia, corruption has been seen as a MAJOR PUBLIC ENEMY NUMBER (16 January, 2006). Also, It has been described as a VAMPIRE to the development (January 26, 2015). These two descriptions were given by Her Excellency Madam Ellen Johnson Sirleaf the President of Liberia and Nobel… Read More
I came home to find my tiny gargoyle statue that had been sitting placidly on my bookshelf for nearly twenty years suddenly was sitting on a stool and talking to me. Read More

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Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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Holly's broken heart needs fixing...who is this small child that gives her the courage to put the pieces together? Read More
I was working in an online digital agency as a web app developer, and I was doing great as far as money and stability is concerned. However, there were things which forced me to leave the peace, serenity and security of a highly paid job and build something out from… Read More
I have started my career as a content writer and now I am one of the top Android app maker in my Android app development company. Like many other Google play developers, I was not a computer graduate. I was a business graduate who was keen to make his career… Read More
The story is centered on a boy named Tristan Harrison, which after a horrible experience Read More
In the XXI century, “God” remains an unknown value to humans. Although “God” is the fundamental value in this world, as he is the Creator of all. A modern human cannot accept the idea of the existence of “God” due to lack of evidence that “God” exists. "Blind faith" is… Read More

Book / Fantasy

February 06, 2014

Reads: 128

Shelves: 1

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Lucy Marsden is an eighteen year old girl in a parallel version of 18th century England. Disposed to be a mother and wife, she is despondent at the route her life will traverse; until she discovers something so horrific she flees from her family and home to a realm over… Read More
BreezyPals is an exciting, dynamic adventure about magical Breezies who live above the clouds in a mystical Breezy Land. The book tells the story of curious and mischievous Breezies who decide one day to go on an adventure. Eventually, they find themselves stuck to two wild snowflakes that lead them… Read More

Article / Westerns

December 27, 2013

Reads: 167

Shelves: 1

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A story about values and emotions. It points out the need to control our minds so they cannot be abused. This story along with other information is located here: http://www.rainbowlights.org/ Read More
The purpose of this research paper is to demonstrate analysis of the modernization processes of Afghanistan under the ruling of Amanullah Khan and that of France under the ruling of King Louis XIV; applying theories to compare and understand the accomplishments and failures resulting from the attempts of reformations to… Read More
“Just Before the Bridge” analyses the responsibilities of the parent in ensuring the preparedness of their teen to confront the pressures and conflicts which they will eventually encounter as they journey towards adulthood. There are anecdotes of some people’s experiences as teenagers and how they responded to negative circumstances surrounding… Read More
A simple guide to fostering language development pre-birth to four years old. How does music help? What kind of music? What kind of toys are best? What colors? What kind of books work well for very young children? How much TV should children under two years old watch? And what… Read More

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Comments: 4

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A Ghazal in English. (A Ghazal is a piece of poetic composition that is made up like an odd numbered chain of couplets, where each couplet is an independent poem. Each couplet is called a sher/sheyr. The main common factor between various couplets is the rhyme and the refrain.) The… Read More

Reads: 249

Comments: 1

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A young man anticipates his death with the slight hope that his father will rescue him. Little does he know, his father isn't the one rescuing him, but the one coming to kill him. Read More

Book / Other

January 05, 2013

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Shelves: 1

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A short narrative of the prospect and challenges of South Africa in comparison to other economies. The debate is within the post colonial evolution of nations, looking at the future within a globalised framework. South Africa is a natural winner, and although there is generally a disfigured view of the… Read More

Reads: 64

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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The article discusses several ways by which one could be a better person by consciously engaging in self development. Read More

Book / Literary Fiction

October 01, 2012

Reads: 193

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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Michael, a missionary priest in Kenya, has just killed Munyasya, a retired army officer. It might have been an accident, but Mulonzya, a politician resentful of the power of foreigners, tries to exploit the tragedy for his own ends. Boniface, a young church worker, and his wife, Josephine, have just… Read More
In this study show the Adolescence adjustment characterized as a period of change, not only in terms of individual physical and cognitive development, but also in terms of the changes that occur in the adolescents’ social contexts. In this period offers special challenges and opportunities for developmental researchers to examine… Read More

Reads: 212

Shelves: 1

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I ramble on about myself, life, etc. You've been warned, people. Read More

Book / Memoir

September 01, 2012

Reads: 337

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

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Twenty-five years ago they bought a homestead, in the middle of Vancouver Island, on the water’s edge. There are still reflections off the small lake at the foot of Mount Benson- of gardens and vineyards and woodland encounters. Westwood Lake Chronicles is a dreamscape diary, a backyard inventory of life… Read More
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