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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 16033 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.
Quick Guide to Networking, Social Media and Social Capital by Liz Broomfield Quick Guide to Networking, Social Media and Social Capital by Liz Broomfield Oct. 30, 2014 19422 words Sample 10%
Worried about networking, confused about how to use social media, not sure if it's all worth it anyway? Looking for someone to explain it all in simple terms and help you decide how to use it all to benefit your business? This quick guide takes you through the basics of using social media, launching yourself into the world of networking and benefiting from the social capital you develop.
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.
Mirror of a Mind's Eye Book 2 Drugs, Occultism and Horror by Robert Paul Gass Mirror of a Mind's Eye Book 2 Drugs, Occultism and Horror by Robert Paul Gass Oct. 29, 2014 13107 words Read a sample
The second book of my collected poetic works contains poetry about drugs, occultism and horror.
I'm (Sort of) an Expert on Ghosts by Cho I'm (Sort of) an Expert on Ghosts by Cho Oct. 29, 2014 83290 words Read a sample
Tsunoda Naoki is a ghost expert! Maybe. Okay, not really. He just pretends to be one, scraping a living by putting the easily-spooked at ease. But his luck seems to run out when he’s suddenly got a real ghost to deal with. He can’t even see this spirit, let alone exorcise her—and to complicate matters further she apparently seems to like Naoki… a lot.
Final Girl Chapter 1: Kept After School by Adam Alpha Final Girl Chapter 1: Kept After School by Adam Alpha Oct. 29, 2014 2886 words Read a sample
Everyone knows the story. The slut dies first, and the virgin goes on to beat the bad guy in the last reel. But this time, the virgin isn't up to it, and it's up to the slut to save the day.
Monstrato by Christopher Ganey Monstrato by Christopher Ganey Oct. 29, 2014 70569 words Sample 20%
Macy is a troubled teen who attends a charter school ruled by a tyrannical principal and her spoiled 17-year-old daughter, Corena. As Macy loses favor with Corena, Corena begins using her mother's power to target Macy's friends. Macy vents her frustration on a school computer and unwittingly finds herself on a collision course with the school principal.
Looking The Other Way by Matthew Keville Looking The Other Way by Matthew Keville Oct. 29, 2014 2439 words Read a sample
Every time you go down into the New York subway, you take a chance that you won't come out again. That's just the way it is. Usually, the only thing to fear is your fellow passengers. But there are other things waiting down there in the dark below the City, and sometimes the only way to stay alive is to look the other way.
36 Week Jam Session by Aimee McCarthy 36 Week Jam Session by Aimee McCarthy Oct. 29, 2014 13268 words Read a sample
I wrote a story a week for 36 weeks. The result was a 36 story anthology. Let yourself cruise through emotions like surprise, shock, suspense, joy, love, and contentment. Are you ready?
A Moment's Choice by dimsumofallthings A Moment's Choice by dimsumofallthings Oct. 29, 2014 417901 words Read a sample
What if Na Jeong had chosen Chilbong? Reply 1994, Re-imagined.
Something Wild by Tracey H. Kitts Something Wild by Tracey H. Kitts Oct. 29, 2014 5025 words Read a sample
A lonely drive to meet a friend turns into the time of one woman's life.
Diarios de Cristina Borgia: La hija de Venecia by Albert Gamundi, Sr Diarios de Cristina Borgia: La hija de Venecia by Albert Gamundi, Sr Oct. 29, 2014 61041 words Read a sample
Tras la muerte de Rafael Hoffman y el abandono por parte de su hermana, Cristina Borgia se encuentra sola ante el peligro. Instalada en una confortable casa, y a la sombra de su compañera Celeste, la doncella de sangre demuestra que ella sigue viva. Mientras el conflicto entre mafias continua, Yolanda Borgia sigue en paradero desconocido, al tiempo que nuevos agentes surgen de las catacumbas...
Trail of Transformation by W. Blake Heitzman Trail of Transformation by W. Blake Heitzman Oct. 29, 2014 1073 words Read a sample
Trail of Transformation is a short dark fairytale about three exchange students who take a wrong turn in the Irish countryside. How do those who follow them end up? Do the two groups interact?
Helena (A Short Story) by R.A. Miller Helena (A Short Story) by R.A. Miller Oct. 29, 2014 5177 words Read a sample
Helena is the story of a mother, abandoned by the only man she cared for amidst a growing population of violent and diseased people. Can she protect her baby from this threat and survive?
Haunted: Fact or Fiction by Kate Marie Robbins Haunted: Fact or Fiction by Kate Marie Robbins Oct. 29, 2014 42651 words Read a sample
Halloween is the time for thrills, chills, and everything spooky. In this book you will find stories of ghosts, apparitions, spirits, and unknown entities, some true and some not true. Will you be able to tell the difference between the two? You may think it is an easy task, but almost anything is possible on All Hallows’ Eve.
How To Spot A Bigfoot Hoax by Matthew B. Thompson How To Spot A Bigfoot Hoax by Matthew B. Thompson Oct. 29, 2014 4649 words Read a sample
Bigfoot TV programs often show Bigfooters LOOKING for a bigfoot, but never FINDING a bigfoot. There are lots of reasons why this happens: ignorance, continuing to get paid to look for one, protecting the bigfoots, etc. Those TV programs have created a tenuous vacuum in human knowledge, and this book tries to remove that vacuum.
Questioning Our Animal Friends: Penguin, Raccoon, Bear and Duckling by Nancie Louise Questioning Our Animal Friends: Penguin, Raccoon, Bear and Duckling by Nancie Louise Oct. 29, 2014 264 words Read a sample
Our animal friends do fun, amazing, and silly things. These poems ask why our animal friends do such things. As you read each small poem, imagine what their answer would be or think of new questions of your own. This booklet includes the poems: Suited up Penguin, The Lovely Raccoon, Playful Bear Cub, and Silly Duckling
The Skin You're In:  Simple Skincare Solutions by Nada Manley The Skin You're In: Simple Skincare Solutions by Nada Manley Oct. 29, 2014 20565 words Read a sample
In The Skin You’re In: Simple Skincare Solutions, you’ll hear from 30 of the top dermatologists, estheticians and skincare entrepreneurs who will answer your most pressing skincare questions. Nada Manley opens up her beauty rolodex for you so your skin will look and feel its best. How do you treat dark circles, brown spots, inflammation? How to battle aging? Ingredients to look for and avoid?