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A young man waits in line in the bitter cold in order to score a Black Friday deal on a TV. Things do not quite turn out like he was expecting. Read More

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Comments: 5

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An extract about a man who has developed a mania for buying reduced items from his local shop. Read More
Have you ever been to a mall in your sleep? Perhaps not a usual mall, maybe one that goes on and on, one where you never know what you will find next, but are simultaneously inexplicably familiar with? Read More

Poem / Non-Fiction

December 19, 2019

Reads: 325

Comments: 4

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Shopping at this time of year can be hard work for anyone, but for those on the Autism Spectrum it can be completely overwhelming. Cover image: Cameron Stewart on Unsplash. Read More

Reads: 530

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

An afternoon of shopping goes wrong. Read More
This might be two stories in one, but during the holidays almost everything is a special, two for one. Read More

Short Story / Other

October 03, 2018

Reads: 529

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A woman use to the very best goes shopping on the drive... Read More

Tags: shopping, woman, drive

Here is the story of the girl who came all the way from a small town to a city of dreams to fullfill her dreams despite of wether she know what she is doing or not. Fortunately she had made good friends in college but quite different in hostel.… Read More

Tags: shopping, ego, hostel

Linda O'Connor takes her kids grocery shopping and she's not sorry for doing so. Read More

Tags: shopping

Jerry Tristan liked to take the scenic route home from work. Unfortunately, his wife would often command him to stop at the store for something. Today was one of those days. It's "just a stop at the store" for Jerry Tristan. But, it didn't stop there. Read More

Tags: shopping, stores

A story highlighting the stresses of working in retail and dealing with mental illness. Read More
Since today is Black Friday, I think I'm just going to write something about it because I missed last year. So, this is mostly based on my experiences on the importance of grades and stuff. The summary goes: Can Century, a very stressed first-year college student, be able to… Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 10, 2017

Reads: 833

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

I've been doing early morning shopping almost every Saturday for over thirty years now. This poem just came out. Read More

Poem / Non-Fiction

June 06, 2017

Reads: 544

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Reads: 814

Comments: 4

The Booksie Classic House

Tags: food, shopping

My shopping experience at Walmart. Read More
One Grandpa's solution to the Christmas shopping season. Read More

Poem / Poetry

November 15, 2016

Reads: 542

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

'Tis the season to be spending.......' Read More
' Dear Aunty', is an alter ego of author, singer, public speaker and writer Kartanya Martinez. Aunty responds to fan questions for advice or opinion. Aunty is outspoken, a tad naughty and often responds to requests as opinion, satire, and humour. Aunty is always watching and listening. Read More
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