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I'll post the first few chapters of my upcoming novel, it's still in progress so please leave a comment if you read it so i can learn from them. Thank you! www.vanloynick.be A young man trying to cure his depression in the city of lights, finds himself trapped in a… Read More
Fed up with his dreary life in Japan, David is contemplating going back to the States when John makes an absolutely crazy suggestion. Read More
Taiyo Yamazaki and five other astronaut candidates enter a cave beneath the Australian tropics as part of a mock mission to prove their worth. But when disaster strands them they find they are not alone… (A stand-alone chapter from Tribulation (550AU Book 1)) Read More
This is one of those times, where trying to explain this can be more difficult that just showing you. The world is full of magic, monsters and things we either don't believe or can't believe. Would you believe me if I told you I had seen it all? I have… Read More
From the book description: Reading and writing Japanese is a challenge. Let this easy-to-use guide help accelerate your progress! "Read and Write Japanese Starting with Hiragana" is the latest update to "Absolute Beginner's Guide to Hiragana", a reliable reference for Japanese learners since 2007. Sections have been rewritten and expanded… Read More

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Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

All the haiku I wrote during my trip to Japan. Read More

Tags: haiku, japan, nara, kyoto, osaka

Leda, a young woman who moved to Japan to escape her abusive family, is slowly adjusting to her new life. She's learning Japanese, making friends, and enjoying the summer festivals. On the day of the famous Tanabata festival, she finds a small shrine - but when she steps out of… Read More

Featured Review by B Douglas Slack

"The adventure is moving along nicely, Guenevere. Your pacing is very good. Bill " Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

Jurgen has a headache that won't go away. He knows his fellow scientist Simon is watching him, waiting for him to be careless and kill another rat. Ben knows all about these mistakes, and more. But he's online, always online, talking with others. He's in trouble and doesn't know how… Read More

Featured Review by A. G. Smith

"Wow! This was an exhilarating opening. It slightly reminds me of 28 Days Later, with the terrorists breaking into the lab to free the monkeys. Y..." Read More

A loosely Japanese-based land called DOI, a mountainous region, many Yokai live here. Peaceful, many of the natives live in harmony with the land and the yokai it contains. However, TEMKO wishes to wipe the yokai out, as they are seen as dangerous. Though mountains surround the area, and many… Read More

Reads: 141

Comments: 8

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Japan has announced that it will resume whale hunting from 1st July 2019. Read More

Featured Review by Celtic-Scribe63

"Yet again, man goes about killing and slaughtering defenceless animals, in the most barbaric ways. there is no defence or argument for this dis..." Read More

A retro drug dealer in a future Japan tries to ply his trade without getting busted. Read More

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Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

I'm a 28-year-old, shut-in, anti-social, anime otaku, gaming, yuri-loving, NEET... what can go wrong? Read More
Five years has passed since Emma's disappearance. During the New years, Annie, Archie, Stear and Patty decided to start their search for their long lost friend. Their only clue about Emma lies in Joe, the mysterious boy who is a close friend of Emma. Will Annie and her friends be… Read More

Book / Fantasy

August 30, 2018

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The Booksie Classic House

A paranoid boy from a world of oppression and deceit finds himself a new beginning after the end of the world he once called home and an arrogant fox spirit to keep him company in a world where magic exists, the catholic church has almost full control of Europe,… Read More

Reads: 174

Comments: 3

The Booksie Classic House

Economies experience tremendous variability throughout their history. Greece and Japan are examples of countries that have been around in some form for millennia. Recently, austerity was forced on Greece as a condition of financial rescue; Japan has been in a protracted recession. Japan pursued a Keynesian framework to deal… Read More
She is a girl of many names, stripped of her titles, ranks, and power. From the moment her mother was murdered on that cold, cold morning, staining the snow red, Anomie lost the freedoms she had before. Oiran can't love for themselves, eat for themselves, laugh for themselves, or… Read More
Jayan is an English teacher and he decided to settle down in the big neighborhood of Minato-Ku, in Japan. Read More

Tags: gay, fiction, novel, dear, japan

What is the meaning of life. We search for the answer all our life, but do we actually find it? Or do we give up and settle for less. Jon has always wanted a girlfriend. Yes he is one of those person who never had one though. However he… Read More

Tags: japan

I did kendo for a short time when I was young, but it was too expensive to pursue further, and did judo instead, but it always intrigued me, along with my love of manga. This was a story idea I had for a very long time, so I thought… Read More

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Shelves: 1

The blue wolves House

This is a poem of a piece of Japanese propaganda I found. Read More
They say your life flashes before you in that moment before death. I could see it all reflected back at me in the cold merciless blade. I was standing under the cherry blossoms at my elementary school entrance ceremony, eating cake at my sister's wedding, standing outside praying the monster… Read More
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