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25 Tips For Developing Soccer Skills by Neil Jensen 25 Tips For Developing Soccer Skills by Neil Jensen Oct. 31, 2014 2115 words Read a sample
Soccer is the best sport on the planet. You can play it on your own, with a few friends or as part of a team. The fundamental skills needed can be developed through repetition, observation and visualization. With regular training and practice of a specific movement or technique, the player builds confidence and the skills become natural.
Tin Universe Monthly? #18 by Brian Williams Tin Universe Monthly? #18 by Brian Williams Oct. 31, 2014 6479 words Read a sample
Tin Universe Monthly? continues its monthly? schedule with a Halloween story right out of the tradition of the worst sort of late night, overnight, caught while half asleep, horror TV show viewing.
Seasons | Archers - Preface (I-III) by Glake Riuno Seasons | Archers - Preface (I-III) by Glake Riuno Oct. 31, 2014 27263 words Read a sample
Preface is the first entry within a 3-part short story trilogy entitled, "Seasons | Archers". The story takes place in a world called "BlueEarth", where time is currently forzen, unable to progress. Four orbs which harness the power of each Season have been stolen, inevitably freezing the world in it's entirety.
Seasons | Archers - Preface (I-III) by Glake Riuno Seasons | Archers - Preface (I-III) by Glake Riuno Oct. 31, 2014 27263 words Read a sample
Preface is the first entry within a 3-part short story trilogy entitled, "Seasons | Archers". The story takes place in a world called "BlueEarth", where time is currently forzen, unable to progress. Four orbs which harness the power of each Season have been stolen, inevitably freezing the world in it's entirety.
Gekochte Dagen - Wie betaalt de Lazarusprijs? by Vanessa Gerrits Gekochte Dagen - Wie betaalt de Lazarusprijs? by Vanessa Gerrits Oct. 31, 2014 20171 words Read a sample
Een gratis Halloweenverhaaltje in het Dark Romance-genre, geschreven voor Young Adults.
The Indians take on the Devil by Andrew Genaille The Indians take on the Devil by Andrew Genaille Oct. 31, 2014 7613 words Read a sample
Karen and several of her Native cousins attempt to rob a museum in order to take back the remains of two Ancestors; while they're there they stumble on a ritual that brings a Demon forth. Now Karen and her cousins have to survive someone else's religion.
The Hollow Places by Dean Clayton Edwards The Hollow Places by Dean Clayton Edwards Oct. 31, 2014 66302 words Read a sample
Simon, a serial killer, has only hours to save his little sister. From himself. A bloody journey of rescue, revenge and redemption.
Magic Gone Wrong by Alexandra A. Cheshire Magic Gone Wrong by Alexandra A. Cheshire Oct. 31, 2014 5446 words Read a sample
In the aftermath of a disastrous court ball, Zariah's fairy godmother offers her 'everything a princess could ever want' and Zariah accepts only to find herself separated from her family and caught in a situation more nightmare than dream. Now Zariah must take her fate into her own hands to reverse the spell and reclaim her life with her family.
Conclave by Yohanna Michaels Conclave by Yohanna Michaels Oct. 31, 2014 35635 words Sample 20%
Conclave is a story of enduring love and devotion, of frailty and hope, of music and song, it is a story for all.
The Moment of Truth by Lazette Gifford The Moment of Truth by Lazette Gifford Oct. 30, 2014 5515 words Read a sample
There is something decidedly strange about the new family in Treeview -- the ones with the odd haircuts, pointed teeth and strange attraction to vegetables. Life has gotten odd since they arrived and now it's up to three local ladies to take care of the problem! The short story is followed by a preview of the first chapter to the novel Beware the Wrath of Bunny Hopper.
Tease (Strings, #0.5) by Renee Swann Tease (Strings, #0.5) by Renee Swann Oct. 30, 2014 3193 words Read a sample
A playboy by nature. A romantic at heart? Tony Davies leads an unextraordinary life of ladies and simple pleasures. He’s quite content to continue down this pleasurable path for ever—until he moves in with his best mate Gabby. And he realises just what he’s been missing out on.
The Origin And Evolution Of Religion And Science by Dennis Goldwater The Origin And Evolution Of Religion And Science by Dennis Goldwater Oct. 30, 2014 157331 words Read a sample
A simple, unified model of nature and of the dimensions of time and space demonstrates how the evolution of our species naturally led to two symmetrical yet seemingly incompatible ways that our ancestors learned to understand nature; religion and science. Each of the stages in the evolution of nature, and of human awareness of nature, of religion, of science, and of language is analyzed in depth.
The Short Fuse Guide to Plotting Your Novel by Connor Goldsmith The Short Fuse Guide to Plotting Your Novel by Connor Goldsmith Oct. 30, 2014 7482 words Read a sample
Literary agent Connor Goldsmith walks you through plotting a commercial novel that will grip readers from the very start and not let go until the book (or series) ends.
Nazi Sharks! by Jared Roberts Nazi Sharks! by Jared Roberts Oct. 30, 2014 32637 words Read a sample
If you like sharks, evil Nazi scum, sexy babes in bikinis, big boobs, stupid shark movies, sexy babes not in bikinis, Kevin Costner, synchronized swimming, and/or SyFy movies, Nazi Sharks! belongs in your e-reader or brain.
Double Time by Rik Hunik Double Time by Rik Hunik Oct. 30, 2014 3219 words Read a sample
(2690 words) A time travel story. A short science fiction story about what happens to a scientist when his prototype teleporter receiver receives something, despite the fact that the only transmitter is shut off. A slightly different version of this story appeared in Perihelion Science Fiction, Aug. 12, 2013. a
The Cat's Meow: A Halloween Anthology by Hera B. Magic The Cat's Meow: A Halloween Anthology by Hera B. Magic Oct. 30, 2014 23310 words Read a sample
Three splendid short stories full of black cats, Halloween, surprises, and even a little romance. Another anthology from Hera B. Magic and the authors of the Here Be Magic blog. 23,000 words. Stories include "Kit's Cat" by Cindy Spencer Pape, "The Tenth Life of Vicky Torres" by Shona Husk, and "The Night Shift" by Angela Campbell.
The Half Series: When Black People Look White by Dangerous Lee The Half Series: When Black People Look White by Dangerous Lee Oct. 30, 2014 9101 words Read a sample
The Half Series - When Black People Look White focuses on the colorism that biracial, mixed and multi-ethnic people deal with as well as how they see themselves. Features interviews, first person accounts and fun facts.
The Girl with No Shoes by B. J. Rand The Girl with No Shoes by B. J. Rand Oct. 30, 2014 16029 words Read a sample
Meet Arielle. She loves nothing more than to spend time with her dog, Britches, and her cat, Nosey, in a secret place they call "The Hollow". One day at "The Hollow" they find a girl wearing no shoes. This girl with no shoes inspires them to take a magical journey to a place where magic began.
A Friend In Need by Dylon Winfield A Friend In Need by Dylon Winfield Oct. 30, 2014 5819 words Read a sample
A Catholic priest drawing closer to starvation is approached by an occasional attendee of his Mass. What Father Kaufmann doesn't realize is that this white-suited man has far more in mind for his offer than expected.
Locked by V.K. Scott Locked by V.K. Scott Oct. 30, 2014 4039 words Read a sample
A child is locked in a bathroom for an entire day. The darkness is bad. The growling from beneath the sink is worse. And what the child discovers in those shadowy recesses is more than he could possibly imagine. As an adult, he tries desperately to make sense of the inexplicable, reliving the experience that will haunt him for the rest of his life.
The Old Gray by Hans Neinhausen X The Old Gray by Hans Neinhausen X Oct. 30, 2014 47195 words Read a sample
Old Gray. Battle hard veteran. Back-stabbing the Nazis where they lay.
Bloodwaste Books Presents #8 FENRIC by Brian Williams Bloodwaste Books Presents #8 FENRIC by Brian Williams Oct. 30, 2014 2125 words
A man between a time of unwell and ok
Take It by DJ Stone Take It by DJ Stone Oct. 30, 2014 41081 words Read a sample
Jenny Collins is convinced she’s more likely to find Bigfoot in the middle of downtown Boston than have a decent romp in the sack. She’s starting to wonder if maybe all the lackluster love making has more to do with her than she’s been willing to admit. Her days are spent drudging away in a male driven career where the best she can do is apologize for existing as she inches her way up the ladder.
JESUS & Co. (#3): Machetes and Machine Guns by Jacob Lindaman JESUS & Co. (#3): Machetes and Machine Guns by Jacob Lindaman Oct. 30, 2014 1464 words Read a sample
Roman hordes gather near the Great Wall. Joshua and his people have allied with the Amazons to ensure the safety of the wall. However, they've sent in an undercover team into the Roman camp to obtain special info. From the wall they track the team's movements until...something deadly happens.
Marrying My Forever by Carrie Fox Marrying My Forever by Carrie Fox Oct. 30, 2014 2743 words Read a sample
Join Sam and Rae Ann as they exchange vows
Just For TEENS: Abuse, Violence, Depression, Drugs, Death & How To Understand Your Parents by Jaime Buckley Just For TEENS: Abuse, Violence, Depression, Drugs, Death & How To Understand Your Parents by Jaime Buckley Oct. 30, 2014 10858 words Read a sample
Meet Jaime Buckley. Husband, father of 12 and grandfather…cartoonist, fantasy writer, game maker and champion of youth. He IS a kid in all but age…and now he wants to share why his life’s mission is to help you to a better place.
Загублені by Voldemar Lemberg Загублені by Voldemar Lemberg Oct. 30, 2014 10987 words Sample 20%
Маленький хлопчик, вдівець, дівчинка, успішна бізнес-леді, і дві закохані пари. Що вони мають спільного? Вони всі загублені. Дехто загубився у своїх ілюзіях. Дехто у минулому, або у світі, як такому. Дехто загубив навіть свою особистість.Чи живуть вони ще? Їхні світи справжні, чи можливо вони лиш наслідки їхньої уяви і совісті? Довідайтесь у цій збірці коротких оповіданнь.
Predator & Prey by James D Horton Predator & Prey by James D Horton Oct. 30, 2014 10770 words Read a sample
Lily works the night shift at a radio station in a ruthless city; creatures roam the streets and prey on the innocent. As she leaves work, Lily is attacked but from the shadows an ally emerges. Wolf tells her she is not prey and sets off to right a wrong. What she sees in the dark heart of the city will change her existence forever. Has Wolf taken on a force too big? Will Lily survive the night?
Good Morning Let the Stress Begin by Phyllis Porter Dolislager Good Morning Let the Stress Begin by Phyllis Porter Dolislager Oct. 30, 2014 11530 words Read a sample
Nine causes of stress, followed by fourteen ways to reduce your stress
Meditations on My Lady, the Virgin Mother by Judith Michel Meditations on My Lady, the Virgin Mother by Judith Michel Oct. 30, 2014 5382 words Read a sample
This little book is a concise reflection of the purity of Mary's grace. It answers some questions about the identity of Mary and her role in humanity. Judith Michel touches upon Mary's pregnancy and the golden Child growing in her womb. Michel displays Mary as the perfect reflection of God's love and His awesome power. Meditations on My Lady, the Virgin Mother, is an exciting piece of work tha
Belonging by J. S. Wilder Belonging by J. S. Wilder Oct. 30, 2014 12864 words Read a sample
Deborah finds out her guardian angel is not a blessing, but a curse.
Passions Of Love:Strange Pregnancy Mischief by Tayo Demola Passions Of Love:Strange Pregnancy Mischief by Tayo Demola Oct. 30, 2014 29407 words Read a sample
Bisi and Tayo have been dating for four years. After a passionate love making on the eve of her birthday, Bisi mysteriously gets pregnant despite their use of condom! But is she truly pregnant or is there an ulterior motive? She insists she must have an abortion at all cost. Tayo would have none of this. The battle line was drawn. Did she eventually abort the pregnancy? Find out in this book!
PARADO NA PORTA DO CÉU by Nicole Puzzi PARADO NA PORTA DO CÉU by Nicole Puzzi Oct. 30, 2014 56584 words Read a sample
Romance espiritualista A difícil tarefa de reordenar as diretrizes espirituais. Argeu é o narrador de suas tristes decisões contrárias as orientações do Plano Espiritual,cujas consequências, o fará descer aos mais atrozes sofrimentos, mas a bondade Divina não o desampara. Um livro de esperança, de incentivo ao caminho da Luz, de não permanecer parado quando a porta do Céu está próxima.
When Girlfriends Chase Dreams by Savannah Page When Girlfriends Chase Dreams by Savannah Page Oct. 30, 2014 122901 words Read a sample
Take a ride with Claire Linley as she plans the wedding of her dreams…with more bumps, surprises, and disasters along the way than she just might be able to handle! A novel about chasing dreams, for better or worse, and living your love story.
Playing Up by Toria Lyons Playing Up by Toria Lyons Oct. 30, 2014 15488 words Read a sample
Sian has been watching Rob for a while...as he plays rugby for the club she follows. However, she’d also love to get down and dirty with the hot and hunky prop in more intimate surroundings. A chance mishap in a crowded nightclub may mean her wish is fulfilled, going by her intense reaction when their bodies entangle. Will she have the chance to play up with him?
A Theology of the Holy Spirit by Gary Deddo A Theology of the Holy Spirit by Gary Deddo Oct. 30, 2014 25975 words Read a sample
God is three Persons in one Being. Within this Triune God, who is the Holy Spirit? What can we say about the work of the Holy Spirit without over- or under-emphasis? How do we respond to the Spirit?
Operation Protective Edge by Heart of God Israel Operation Protective Edge by Heart of God Israel Oct. 30, 2014 8735 words Read a sample
As we consider the atrocities of war, it’s important to look beyond the politics and stop to think about the personal impact of terroristic acts against men, women and children in the Middle East. While the battle is far beyond the physical realm, the impact is very real and felt by all throughout the Land. Operation Protect Edge is a collection of stories emphasizing the personal impact of war.
Diary (October 2014) by David Santamaria Diary (October 2014) by David Santamaria Oct. 30, 2014 17758 words Read a sample
It's complicated to read on Twitter, therefore, I write this diary now, to also display, in chronological order, and explain (with the links to the tweets), all these Miracles and Prophecies, of cosmic proportions for some of them, that God does through me. Blow your mind, read this miraculous diary! I let you deduce written by who. Literator: the one who create or explains literature.
Dealing with the DeaD by Ann Corbett Dealing with the DeaD by Ann Corbett Oct. 30, 2014 4365 words Read a sample
Meetings in graveyards can be a very spooky affair
Hell and High Water by Tony Nash Hell and High Water by Tony Nash Oct. 30, 2014 62576 words Read a sample
Death. Tom knows he is going somewhere; Jean just wants to go. Kylie is fearful. Each of these characters faces that final moment in a different way, some with belief and some without.
Are You There, Coffee? It's Me, Mom by Kianna Alexander Are You There, Coffee? It's Me, Mom by Kianna Alexander Oct. 30, 2014 10269 words Read a sample
With young children in the house, life seldom goes as planned. In this collection of candid essays, Kianna Alexander offers the reader a humorous look at modern motherhood. Navigate through the daily mishaps of a family with two work from home parents and two kids under the age of ten. The children, Scooter and Sweetpea, may have made up nicknames, but they, and their shenanigans, are very real.
Inchoate in Urdu by Lazlo Ferran Inchoate in Urdu by Lazlo Ferran Oct. 30, 2014 2049 words Read a sample
This is a translation of my short story, Inchoate, into Urdu. شروع کرنا تاریخ میں پہلی بورڈ کے اجلاس اور اس کی واحد ایجنڈا آئٹم کے بارے میں ایک ونودی کہانی.
Baby Be Mine (Spinsters & Casanovas Series Book 1) by Wanitta Praks Baby Be Mine (Spinsters & Casanovas Series Book 1) by Wanitta Praks Oct. 30, 2014 83779 words Read a sample
Clarice has just turned thirty and she’s craving for a baby. So now she’s on the hunt for the perfect sperm. Enter two men - Anton, the perfect gentleman, and Hunter, Anton’s smart-mouth, no-good cousin with the title of number one Casanova in Australasia. Clarice gets Anton’s sperm, but why does her morning sickness includes craving for Hunter’s touches too?
Omaggio a Lilli Carati by Gordiano Lupi Omaggio a Lilli Carati by Gordiano Lupi Oct. 30, 2014 6047 words Read a sample
Un omaggio a Lilli Carati, una delle attrici piú affascinanti degli anni settanta, recentemente scomparsa.
Bia's War by Joanna Larum Bia's War by Joanna Larum Oct. 30, 2014 98239 words Read a sample
set in the north east of england during the first world war, bia opens a little shop and attempts to make a home for herself and her baby. but a spurned lover is determined to wreak revenge and, as the war comes close to the shores of her home, bia has to fight for her home, her business, her friends and her family
Cursed - A Horror Collection by Natasha Duncan-Drake Cursed - A Horror Collection by Natasha Duncan-Drake Oct. 30, 2014 18859 words Read a sample
2 Horror Stories If Wishes Were ... by Natasha Duncan-Drake Essie and her friend Beth visit a spooky old graveyard and Essie makes a wish on a haunted mausoleum. Things don't turn out how she expected at all. Happy Families by Sophie Duncan Bridget loves Happy Families and buys a pack in an old junk shop. She lives to regret it as strange and nasty things start to happen to her house-mates.
Message in the Bottle by Sachin Gupta Message in the Bottle by Sachin Gupta Oct. 30, 2014 2237 words Read a sample
Genie opens the bottle that he had found on the beach. He fancies a she-genie and plans family. But, it carries a message from a four year old girl who wishes for a clean city. Genie's efforts create a mass cleanliness movement in India.
DREADNOUGHT 2165 by A.D. Bloom DREADNOUGHT 2165 by A.D. Bloom Oct. 30, 2014 29911 words Read a sample
2165 - The Squidies' mammoth Dreadnought and its impenetrable armor turns the UN battlegroup at Sirius to a cloud of severed bulkheads and melting hulls. When a spybird sights that nightmare ship again at Altair, the Staas Privateer attack carrier Hardway is dispatched to hunt the marauder down.
Billy's Zombie by Graham Downs Billy's Zombie by Graham Downs Oct. 30, 2014 2860 words Read a sample
Young Billy MacIntyre has always been a weird kid, always taking every little slight to heart. One day, he decides to exact his revenge on all those simpletons who have done him wrong. And he does it by taking a book of Necromancy out of the library, and raising a zombie from the dead!
Melee, Magic & Puke by S.R. Cassady Melee, Magic & Puke by S.R. Cassady Oct. 29, 2014 61286 words Read a sample
At three-and-a-half feet tall, Pinty Lightbottom is the shortest bar-owner and professional adventurer in all the realms. When his ex-fiancée is kidnapped, Pinty is conscripted to bring her home. Things get complex when the rescue leads Pinty into a full-on war inside the local thieves guild.In solving the mystery, Pinty is abused, beaten, stabbed, sliced, clawed, drowned, berated, and poisoned.