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Book / Young Adult

June 24, 2018

Reads: 62

Shelves: 1

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When Eleanor Ashe turns 17 she begins developing unnatural powers. She is afraid to tell her government-working father, as he is a patriot to the law, and does not accept anything that is out of the ordinary. Soon after she discovers her abilities, she is framed for a crime… Read More

Reads: 16

Comments: 1

Shelves: 3

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An idea that could possibly be expanded upon later. Read More

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Comments: 2

Shelves: 8

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Meet Matt. He's complicated. He's obstinate. He's sweary. Join him and his friends on their journey through the ups and downs of life. Read More

Tags: love, family, fiction, life

Book / Young Adult

June 23, 2018

Reads: 296

Comments: 1

Shelves: 2

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Dani has been ordinary all her life. Considered a nobody of one of the lowest classes in society, and someone that the rest of the world doesn't even know exists. She's alright with that. Attention is one of the last things she wants, at least until she can take… Read More

Book / Memoir

June 23, 2018

Reads: 45

Shelves: 1

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His father's age and uncertain health mean that this could be Matthew's last chance to take a road trip to Yellowstone with the Old Man — spend quality time together — and maybe have a chance to discuss Dad's intentions as far as leaving his wealth to his six… Read More
This story is about a girl named Ana Braham living in Russia in the early 1900s. She and her family make the heart wrenching decision to uproot their lives and sail to America. This book tells Ana's adventure traveling to the Promised Land. Read More

Reads: 0

Shelves: 1

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A biographical account of the last time I saw my extended family. Read More

Reads: 4488

Comments: 326

Shelves: 20

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IGSFA is another world where the peoples have different powers, depending on their race. Modern day technology is used by the richer countries The crown prince of Fire watches his father die, as his father kills the shadow. A half decade later, a young princess and her… Read More

Book / Romance

June 20, 2018

Reads: 6

Shelves: 1

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lainie has never felt genuinely happy. diagnosed with major depressive disorder as a third grader, she has forever been in a sunken hole she cannot escape. during her senior year of high school, she meets a boy named harley who is determined to be her cure. as lainie tries… Read More

Poem / Poetry

June 20, 2018

Reads: 28

Comments: 1

Shelves: 2

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A poem about my parent's divorce. Read More
This book is about being deformed but still living your life to it's fullest even if you don't have parents and your sister is mental. You just keep trying. Read More

Tags: love, family, sad, hatred

This is some thing i wrote for my family in case something happened to me because my health declined, I wanted them to know how i felt and say things that i never felt like i could say to them. I will re-write some things over and over again… Read More

Tags: love, family, letter

one nice day, everything going perfectly until................it happens.... the truth revealed....the pain.........the pain... Read More

Book / Romance

June 14, 2018

Reads: 267

Shelves: 1

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Where do you go when love is not enough? Where do you go when money is not enough? Where do you go when sex is not enough? Where do you go when you are not enough? Where do you go when nothing is enough? Tj Evans a.k.a… Read More
This is my New and hopefully improved version of "Moving On UP! Unfortunate Events". You will continue to see the same mystery and murder in the life of Danielle Louise Backworth and the life of her family. I am going to continue to script it and i have changed to… Read More

Book / Humor

June 12, 2018

Reads: 305

Comments: 2

Shelves: 5

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A roofer looks back on his life and how he got to where he is now. Read More

Tags: family, life, sports, job

Reads: 88

Comments: 5

Shelves: 4

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Lenora Lopez, fearless adolescent and first-generation Mexican immigrant, faces a disaster so enormous she may lose all she loves. Read More

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"This is yet another gripping story, Joy, that tackles teenage angst based on different cultures, attitudes and privilege. Your writing is phenom..." Read More

Reads: 98

Shelves: 1

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Jerome, a special-agent at the Radical agency struggles with his life as the past catches up with the present. Read More
The stars are something which many people seem to be either indifferent to, or adore. I happen to adore the stars, as they have always been a source of absolute fascination. This fictional short story, titled "What Do You See?" is about a Southern woman named Addy recounting how… Read More

Book / Thrillers

June 07, 2018

Reads: 6

Shelves: 1

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The loss of a child, the journey to self discovery and the building of a family, these things make up the man. Read More

Tags: love, family, drugs, crime, gun

This is my first poetry collection, titled 'Roots'. There is a total of ten poems included that are all, in some way, dedicated to my roots. I really hope you'll like them. Read More

Reads: 423

Comments: 2

Shelves: 3

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Becca and Ben have been best friends forever, and Becca has loved Ben, all her life. Unfortunately, Ben has no idea. As they start their Freshman year of college, Becca hopes that maybe now things will be different. Maybe now that they're starting fresh, Ben might just open his… Read More
This story is about a young man, likely in his early twenties, who is revisiting a past of excess and struggle through the places he grew up. In writing this, I hope to develop a character of complexity and sensitivity, who is searching for sources of meaning… Read More
Why did Krystal decide to erase her own memory of her best friend? Krystal is a real girl from New Zeland who messaged me and inspired me for this story. Enjoy. :) Read More

Poem / Romance

May 30, 2018

Reads: 0

Shelves: 1

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The loss of life is unthinkable and sad. I have watched hours of material and in the end this is how I personally felt and how I saw these souls that lost their lives for nothing. Read More

Tags: family, wtc, 911

Poem / Other

May 29, 2018

Reads: 0

Shelves: 1

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I won't go into too much detail about how this poem was conceived as it is rather personal, but...while modesty is not something that particularly shows in this poem (of sorts), I was contemplating what had just happened, and these were my immediate thoughts. This was written after a… Read More
Gujrals are NRI for past 30 years & have returned for a brief period. Once thick neighbours, Gujrals & Saxena's are hesitating to bond post recent business problems in joint venture later scrapped as unexplained misunderstandings. Both families are unaware that the problems, misunderstandings, strained… Read More
A woman involves herself in the lives of her two adult daughters with unexpected and dramatic results. Read More

Tags: family

An amazing story of a Father-Son duo with unconditional love for each other. Is the son able to fulfill his Father's dreams? Dig in to this short story to feel the sacrifices of a Father to help his son achieve big. Read More

Tags: family, life, father, money

Reads: 72

Comments: 1

Shelves: 5

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Miles Larsson is making a three hour drive to his hometown for his father's funeral. As he makes this trip, he encounters a series of phone calls that will uncover the truth about him and his family. Read More
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