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Book / Romance

January 11, 2020

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When Norm Walker is diagnosed with terminal boredom by a doctor friend, he has no idea of the danger and life-changing experiences waiting for him when he signs up with the mysterious Beyond/Boredom Institute for specialized treatment of the condition. His symptoms first appeared after he prematurely sold his advertising… Read More

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Book / Romance

October 27, 2019

Reads: 675

Comments: 1

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The Booksie Classic House

Stricken with a sudden onset of color blindness, a struggling florist starts to lose all hope and contemplates suicide. After winning a gigantic Powerball lottery he travels to Paris, France for a life changing experimental operation in an attempt to regain his sight. At the Vision Institute in Paris, Morgan… Read More
Faced with the failure of his family’s sporting goods store after ninety years in business, coupled with a rocky marriage, amateur golfer Bobby Bolton's life wasn’t turning out quite the way he planned. Everything changes when a new golf equipment supplier offers a one million dollar prize if Bobby can… Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 22, 2019

Reads: 82

Comments: 1

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Another poem... Read More
At the time of Julius Caesar, a small sapling takes root in a shady valley in Northern California. The young tree continues to grow through a succession of tumultuous world events. The demise of the Roman Empire, the Crusades, the voyages of Christopher Columbus, two world wars, the birth of… Read More
The Broken Road is where the lost souls start their journey to heaven. It is the road that they have to cross for them to be able to get to the afterlife. Many of the souls decided to stay in the middle as it is too painful and too hard… Read More
Never give up on what is happening, otherwise, you never get back up on the high horse that is life. Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 15, 2019

Life is a roller coaster at times. Sometimes, we have to deal with whatever hurdles are thrown our way and find out how to overcome them. It's something we all face in what is 'Life' Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 10, 2019

Reads: 82

Comments: 3

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Just another poem.... Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 07, 2019

Reads: 77

Comments: 2

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Just a poem.... Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 05, 2019

Reads: 101

Comments: 3

Shelves: 3

The Booksie Classic House

This was an actual dream I had many years ago while sitting in prison.... I know the flow is all screwed up,as I was trying to hurry up and write what I could remember, but the message was clear to me.....so I left it as first written. Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 04, 2019

Reads: 96

Comments: 3

The Booksie Classic House

This was a thought that kept echoing in my head, so I wrote it down Read More
Set in the mid 1800’s, Mare, the orphanage’s maid assists four children in running away. The eldest girl, Lillian, a spirited and kind-hearted leader must keep her siblings safe while heading them through the untamed terrain of Colorado. They soon find themselves on a wild adventure for freedom from mistreatment.… Read More
A young adventurer arrives in 18th century Nantucket, from London, on a secret mission for his scheming uncle. The goal of the mission? To try and take control of the entire New England candle manufacturing industry, now tightly controlled by a handful of whalers. The plan goes badly astray when… Read More
A downward spiral of life in a dismal coal mining town with an abusive husband and a dead-end job seems all that is in store for Rhonda Turner until she enters a company-sponsored contest for hairstylist of the year. The first prize is a trip of a lifetime aboard a… Read More

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A poem about losing hope but gaining it back, by believing that I will see my dad who I lost and will see again. Read More

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Comments: 2

Shelves: 2

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A poem about how a person's fate is not set in stone Read More

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Self love is the best love you can ever have and sometimes we struggle with learning how and when to put ourselves first in life. No one is going to love you better than you ever will. This book will change your life. Remember to always love you...flaws and all. Read More
"If a woman tells you a difficult story, she is likely only telling you half. She’s testing the waters to see if it’s safe to come all the way out." -Melissa Gopp On a weekday at midnight, I found the emails that triggered the most tumultuous, humiliating years of my… Read More

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This short but true story tells how an accidental brief encounter with a man named Mohammed caused a jaded business man to rethink some of the priorities in life. Read More
An interrogation of life and enlightenment of oneself Read More

Book / Non-Fiction

April 13, 2019

Reads: 172

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

I am going to take you all back in time to the origin of my problems. I will share with you some of my deepest, darkest secrets, even those I wish not to admit to myself. I hope my words encourage you to go down the same path of self-discovery.… Read More
It's ok to fail, but never give up Read More
As a teenager, I know first hand what it's like to go through depression, self-harm, and suicidal thoughts. It's rough. As I went through this, to help, I wrote a story about it. So that maybe I can help other people understand and get an idea of sort of what… Read More
Our battles are not ours to face. Let these words inspire you. Read More

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Comments: 2

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Year in and year out the football powerhouse Hert City Trojans import a ringer to fuel their championship charge, but their luck is about to change. In the small backwater town of Tsalagee, first-year coach Donny Doyle knows the only way he can fulfill his promise to unseat the Hert… Read More

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