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The Booksie Classic House

<p> A short story taking place in the attic of Jack and Anna's dead mother, where the find long lost memories and a wonderful surprise. </p> Read More

Book / Non-Fiction

September 25, 2017

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The Booksie Classic House

This has been my life. From living in an Asian country at the age of 11 to travel and my life in between the cracks. Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

<p> Bodark Creek is a small, former mill town, north of Dallas, Texas, and close to the Oklahoma border. Starting in 1908, Addy Bronner Braden spends most of her very long life there, surrounded by her large, close family. She loves them, leads them, and depends on them. </p> Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

<p> When the saved need to save. </p> Read More

Tags: family

Short Story / Flash Fiction

September 22, 2017

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The Booksie Classic House

<p> Some thoughts on life, both well lived and not so much. </p> Read More

Short Story / Other

September 21, 2017

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The Booksie Classic House

<p> Things were simpler when we were children. We didn't have to pretend to care for William. </p> <p> Now, we're all adults. With no one else left to care for him, I'm facing some ugly truths about the way I see my chair-bound, gurgling cousin. </p> Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 20, 2017

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The Booksie Classic House

Tags: family, dying, freedom

Book / Romance

September 20, 2017

Reads: 18

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The Booksie Classic House

<p> After a terrible incident a young girl wakes up, after being in a coma for 11 years, tries to figure out why that day happened and who was the person that scarred her. This story has some dark sides, but also some bright sides. My question to you is&#8230; Read More

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The Christian Writers House

<p> When your heart calls for all blessings, may God never forget this day. I have compiled this thanksgiving for all I am here. :) </p> Read More

Short Story / Memoir

September 17, 2017

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The Booksie Classic House

Tags: family

Book / Romance

September 16, 2017

Reads: 38

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The Booksie Classic House

<p> *Mature content* </p> <p> ?He was ethereal. delicate, light. In her eyes, he was too pure for this world. She was damaged. Broken, stripped of hope. Though when she met him: she realised she was selcouth because that's exactly how he saw her ?. </p> <p> (Selcouth) Unfamiliar, rare,&#8230; Read More
<p> He is finally in San Francisco...where he meets the family. What is he to do next?.. </p> Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

Always the new girl, Theresa Beatrice Delaware can never seem to find her groove. That all changes, though, when she meets Dominick Gryphon. At first glance, Tess - an honors student with perfect attendance - and Dom - a carefree, do-whatever-he-wants musician - appear to be complete opposites, but they&#8230; Read More
<p> Felt a bit blue. </p> Read More

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The Land of Dragons House

<p> he did something for her </p> Read More

Short Story / Young Adult

September 13, 2017

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The Reid Central House

<p> Why is the world so unfair? When everything seems right, everything has fallen into place, and then it just falls apart in an instant with nothing but a simple phone call. This is what happened to Emi. </p> Read More

Reads: 42

Comments: 4

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The Land of Dragons House

<p> Hi </p> Read More

Book / Other

September 11, 2017

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The Booksie Classic House

<p> The Reeds always prided themselves in being a close family running Hollow Hill Ranch together. When tragedy strikes the youngest Reed, the family will discover just how close they really are to each other and how important family really is. </p> Read More

Short Story / Memoir

September 10, 2017

Reads: 94

Comments: 1

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The Booksie Classic House

<p> The loved ones whose recipes and memories I have shared were and are real people. My perception of them is true to me and I have attempted to portray them in a way to convey how they have impacted my life. The most important part of this book for&#8230; Read More
<p> A very short piece written from a perspective. A somewhat unusual short story??? </p> Read More
<p> After a gruesome war with the Lord of demons, this story follows two warriors as they try to live their lives...along side their unexpected new family member. </p> Read More

Essay / Memoir

September 09, 2017

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The Booksie Classic House

<p> Inspired by a change of seasons </p> Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

This a story about my first experience during Hurricane Matthew and how I survived it. Yeah if your reading this story and happen to have an open-mind and wish for it to be more interesting I suggest you visualized it and not as a story but as a TV show&#8230; Read More
<p> A short story explaining the origin of the name for "Year" and the possible origin of the Chinese New Year. A fairy tale, a myth, a story I was told about the origin of the Chinese New Year. </p> Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

<p> A short story about a funny childhood incident. I say it is finished, but I'm sure there could be more editing done. I just want to see the potential of this short story as a humour piece ( based on a real incident) and whether it is a good&#8230; Read More

Book / Poetry

September 05, 2017

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Comments: 5

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The Booksie Classic House

A work in progress. A bit of a autobiography, but there's still some living to do. Read More

Script / Literary Fiction

September 05, 2017

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The Booksie Classic House

<p> "Battles" is about the struggles of the main characters in the story. Each of them go through a very sickening, saddening, dark struggle and it feels like they aren't even alive, they feel dead in some shape or form. This script has heroes and villains, and whether you are&#8230; Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

<p> Ethan urges the City Council to require Hansbay High teachers to work menial jobs over summer break, Ryan attempts to escape from Germany while Ashton works to secure investment in his brothel, and Jacob is dismayed by Shinebox employees hitting on his wife. </p> Read More
<p> A family discovers that while some floods are bad, others are good. </p> Read More

Tags: family, bad, flood, good

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