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When imagination is key to creativeness, there is nothing except reality that could stop an inspired heart. In the real world, it means that whenever Ashe Blinov uses her own, there is a high chance she is in danger. Her sole existence becomes special to humanity, with opportunities that surpass… Read More

Book / Romance

June 29, 2016

Reads: 451

Comments: 5

Shelves: 3

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Victoria Griffin would have given anything to leave her fathers side. After her mother's death she wanted nothing to do with his type of lifestyle. Just when she thought she'd be free, he drags her to California where he becomes obsessed with catching the man known as "The Big Bad… Read More

Reads: 2462

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

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Four young adults win tickets to be the alpha testers of Realism, a game claiming to be "the perfect virtual reality". They quickly find that it really is perfectly like real life, realistic movement and combat, pain, permanent death, lack of a logout button and all. They are thrown into… Read More
Pardon was born without the ability to speak. Or maybe he just needs some encouragement? Anyways, he sets out on an adventure to save the world from his dreams. And his grandfather. And his best friend. And his best friend's cat. Read More
You don't always know, no one does Read More

Reads: 241

Comments: 3

Shelves: 2

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Situations when you need to say something or should say something or should have said something, how those things build and grow, and what happens when it gets to be too much Read More

Poem / Poetry

April 04, 2016

Reads: 182

Shelves: 1

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About those things you know you shouldn't do and how you handle them. About bad decisions and how some people can just convince you to make them. Read More

Reads: 167

Shelves: 1

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About feeling like you lost it or just can't do it anymore. it's also about feeling very alone Read More
coming to terms with who you are and who you were Read More

Reads: 117

Shelves: 1

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Leaving some things behind Read More

Reads: 119

Shelves: 1

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a few words about carrying on and not giving in Read More

Reads: 1214

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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“If you’ve ever stalked your ex on Facebook, or cried when the man you loved married someone else, then you will love Burn’s World.” Amazon Reviewer When the school star athlete, blue-eyed, blonde haired, Brody McGraw asks her out, Burn can hardly believe her luck. In record time they start… Read More

Book / Romance

February 07, 2016

Reads: 3865

Comments: 36

Shelves: 2

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After heartbreak it seems that Joey just can't find love. But maybe love has been wanting to find him. Caleb a part time writer and Dean of a college has finally found someone who has peaked his interest. Can Joey's heart accept him or will fate throw another curve causing… Read More

Reads: 377

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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A love story about a modern woman who needs a change. She finds it in a small town man who has a big secret. Embark on a journey with Elizabeth as she struggles to find true love in a lonely world. Read More
Woman who has led a simple sheltered life meets and makes a family with two gay men Read More

Tags: family, modern

Book / Humor

January 21, 2016

Reads: 205

Shelves: 1

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Hey. I'm Evelyn Jones. I guess you could say I'm your average, 13 year old girl, which I am. And, just like any other teenager, there is a lot of drama in my school life, way more than I want. Welcome to Elk Grove Academy, an awfully terrible school with… Read More

Poem / Poetry

November 30, 2015

Reads: 176

Shelves: 1

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This is a modern take on Allen Ginsberg's wild poem "Howl." (the format got a little screwed up from the original) Read More

Reads: 207

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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An article about self-love and the hazards of the modern world. Read More

Short Story / Humor

November 08, 2015

Reads: 256

Shelves: 1

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20s malaise Read More

Tags: angst, modern, cynical

Reads: 619

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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My attempt at Shakespearean structuring. I hope you enjoy. Read More
The modern technologies is not always safe for us. This is dramatical story about how ordinary bottle of ketchup has scared my mom. Read More
this is a story made to resemble the hubris character .making it into a more modern situation Read More
A story of a relationship, split into three distinct acts, each showing a crucial time of when the relationship grew. Read More
The Story of Scott Heiland. Read More

Book / Romance

April 27, 2015

Reads: 368

Shelves: 1

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When you grow up in a small town, you know all too well how important you feel when someone gives you the light of day. Maybe I went too far trying to feel loved and appreciated. I wonder how I still had faith after everything. After I disappointed myself, lost… Read More
A story that questions the benefits of social media in our society. Read More

Reads: 277

Shelves: 1

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Before enlightenment, the Buddha was lost, angry, mad; he was also Egyptian. Read More

Book / Young Adult

February 18, 2015

Reads: 1144

Shelves: 1

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College sophomore Allie Stevens may not have the perfect life after an arrest and twice-torn ACL, but when her boyfriend of two years books a reservation at the hottest restaurant in Boston she knows her long-awaited happy ending is coming. She's just not sure if she's ready for marriage yet.… Read More

Reads: 258

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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Wonder what life's really like for the calm, patient and understanding middle aged teacher? Well this satire may shock, amuse and, above all, reveal the truth about the profession... Read More

Reads: 178

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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In an alternate book of revelations type manner, the beginning of the end times has fallen upon mankind. The creator has decided to let former, transformed mortals be the judges of humanity. Our story begins with the one now called, Wrath. All will be made clear throughout the story. Read More
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