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Poem / Poetry

February 07, 2015

Reads: 150

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A closer look at modern life through the eyes of an everyday city-dweller. Read More

Reads: 365

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

What is it to be in love and not be able to talk to her, wanna find out ? Read More

Tags: romance, modern

Reads: 188

Shelves: 1

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A brother and sister are forced to leave their home by their wicked stepmother Read More

Tags: tale, modern, twist

Poem / Poetry

December 06, 2014

Reads: 99

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A short romantic poem, about the first moment of spoken love. Read More

Reads: 103

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A short romantic poem about waking up next to the sleeping form of a loved one. Read More

Poem / Poetry

December 06, 2014

Reads: 104

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A short romantic poem. Read More
Keturah lives a very simple, old fashioned life in the community of Hartford. She often wishes she could experience life outside of the community though. She is tired of being sheltered and being homeschooled and doing farm and house chores. Ma says the real world will be cruel to her… Read More
This is the first chapter to a novel I am writing. Please leave comments! I would love to hear some thoughts. Read More
Every teenager goes through a phase in their life, but one particular teen undergoes a huge change that could affect the truth humans knew about themselves. With the help of her 'true self', beings also known as an avatar, the girl uncovers what scientists, psychologists, spiritualists, and others could never… Read More

Book / Romance

September 29, 2014

Reads: 532

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Zoe had been a fan of My Fallen Angel from their first album. Her attention particularly caught by the intoxicating lead singer Martin. At their last concert her night ended incredibly different then expected. Going with the once in a life time opportunity she decided to enjoy the night and… Read More

Reads: 236

Comments: 4

Shelves: 1

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Very thrilling story, not intended for children. *Graphic reading* Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 09, 2014

Reads: 130

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

If I say what it's about then it gives the game away and I think would spoil the reading experience, but feel free to message me if you want to know after having read it. Read More
Kilgore Trout is time traveling for his clients. He must go to Paris before the Nazi showed up and meet a great artist. The artist will become one the most successful artist of his time, but he fears death and wants to see what happens to his work when he… Read More

Reads: 239

Shelves: 1

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Two Agencies: AID & IMO Three Agents: Vanessa, Ben, & Marcus Loyalties Change, Dangers Follow. Is Vanessa going to end up on top? Or is she going to end up like her sister, Amber? Shortly after graduation, Vanessa Vedo and her best friend, Benjamin Gabriel, are sent to Sicca, Ohio.… Read More

Short Story / Fantasy

August 05, 2014

Reads: 198

Shelves: 1

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Zach Danner falls. Everything is normal about it, he triped, fell and hits the ground...except he didn't. He fell through a portal leading back to the middle ages... Read More
It's about all the new couples and their pranking ways of keeping a relationship "Spicey", sometimes literally... Read More

Book / Romance

July 20, 2014

Reads: 261

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

College professor Justin suffers to move on from his past. Right after his fiancé kristine died, his whole life turn upside down. His actions and personality changed, making his life and career plunged into a crashing point. One night, he met a girl that will make his life complete. He… Read More

Book / Romance

July 20, 2014

Reads: 99

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

College professor Justin suffers to move on from his past. Right after his fiancé kristine died, his whole life turn upside down. His actions and personality changed, making his life and career plunged into a crashing point. One night, he met a girl that will make his life complete. He… Read More

Reads: 250

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

The night that Guardian Xavier Weston fell asleep on the job, was the night that Princess Andria slipped from her bedroom and ran away from her regal life without a trace. Now after years of facing shame and banishment from his home, Xavier has finally found her and struggles to… Read More

Reads: 431

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

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Zach Shaw doesn't go to a school of magic or spy on terrorists. He's just an ordinary teenager living a life that many teenagers would classify as normal. Bust his life is completely torn apart when someone he knows is murdered viciously. Read More
This is a story about a dragon raised human. The struggle in living a double life and finding his niche in a world divided. Human or dragon, it's everybody's story. :) Read More

Reads: 147

Shelves: 1

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Trapped in this world of cellphones and text relationships it's hard to get a feeling of what the other person is actually saying through the barriers of technology Read More

Poem / Poetry

May 20, 2014

Reads: 128

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

The struggle and hypocrisy as a moral being. Read More
This rather short, APA style, undergraduate level, essay examines Critical Thinking in the modern world. My hope is that others will read this and provide information regarding what edits should be made, especially for what should be included in the conclusion and the abstract. Read More

Reads: 212

Comments: 6

Shelves: 1

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How I felt the day I almost lost some-one extremely special to me. Read More

Reads: 178

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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A twist on the middle-school girls' lives, crushes and all Read More

Book / Literary Fiction

March 26, 2014

Reads: 129

Shelves: 1

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On the Synthetic Island of Machrios, tensions between the future governments of the United States and United Soviet Socialist Republics are held back to try and create a utopia for both Democrat and Communist alike. But when the true purpose of Machrios is revealed, a terrible battle will ensue, and… Read More
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