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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 2048 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.
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.
Study proposes that prolonged health coverage may improve cancer results in young adults by Amelia Gaby Study proposes that prolonged health coverage may improve cancer results in young adults by Amelia Gaby Oct. 30, 2014 539 words Read a sample
Warning! According to a study from Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center (DF/BWCC) and Harvard Medical School, young adults who lack health care insurance are more likely to be diagnosed in advanced stages of cancer and have a higher risk of death.
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!
Norvell Group and Associates:  maskinvarebehov oppfylt Online by Ronnile Ronnile II Norvell Group and Associates: maskinvarebehov oppfylt Online by Ronnile Ronnile II Oct. 29, 2014 299 words Read a sample
Snakk om elektronikk isenkram behov og man kan definitivt sette pris på hva Norvell elektronikk gir gjennom sitt nettsted. Med femti år under beltet sitt, har Norvell Electronics levert service og støtte for de ulike kraft behov av privat og offentlig sektor.
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 4641 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?
GITT: Halloween 2 by Marc Corn GITT: Halloween 2 by Marc Corn Oct. 29, 2014 777 words Read a sample
Ronnie GITT is back with another spooky tale for Halloween. This is the 1 year celebration of the GITT series, and we hope to bring you many more.
The World's Next Plague by Colten Steele The World's Next Plague by Colten Steele Oct. 29, 2014 15063 words Read a sample
A cover-up hides a deadly plague which has been confined to the deep jungle for many years. A film crew of survivalists from the Archive Channel accidentally stumbles across a village of the undead and records some unbelievable findings. If they can avoid being infected themselves, the fate of an unsuspecting world may lie in their hands.
Bed and Breakfast by Ken Kohl Bed and Breakfast by Ken Kohl Oct. 29, 2014 2977 words Read a sample
Middle age Bob and Janice look forward to a relaxing Labor Day weekend at a nice bed and breakfast on the Pacific coast. Their hosts, Ben and Hillary, prove compatible and accommodating beyond their wildest dreams. Bob and Jan each have been harboring a fantasy that their hosts help them to act out.
The Gish Chronicles - Vol. 5: Yeast Infections by Jennifer Lynn The Gish Chronicles - Vol. 5: Yeast Infections by Jennifer Lynn Oct. 29, 2014 1595 words
Out of sheer desperation, Gish accepts the advice of an old friend and takes a job that doesn't exactly rise to the occasion. Later, she's convinced that the hiring manager on the other side of the phone actually is.
The Interview by OYEBANJO DAMILOLA The Interview by OYEBANJO DAMILOLA Oct. 29, 2014 1922 words Read a sample
Kate is desperate for a job, but arriving late for her interview with a mass of purple hair wasn't a one way ticket to get the job. Just how far is Kate willing to go to get the job, and it doesn't help that she is instantly attracted to her, well possible new boss.
Dena's Dream by Bill Crumpler Dena's Dream by Bill Crumpler Oct. 29, 2014 2263 words Read a sample
She’s thirty, never married. He’s fifty, a widower. They’re next-door neighbors and good friends. But she wants to be more than friends. On old story, you say? Perhaps. But then a gang of outlaw nuns kidnaps her and leaves her in an abandoned cabin out on the prairie, lying on a bed, tied up spread-eagle and stark naked. A gang of outlaw nuns? Be prepared to laugh.
Libera(mente) by Alessia Rocchi Libera(mente) by Alessia Rocchi Oct. 29, 2014 2935 words Read a sample
Raccolta di poesie che descrivono emozioni tramite immagini
TECHNOLOGY AND SCIENCE IN EDUCATION MAGAZINE: October 2014 by Clive W. Humphris TECHNOLOGY AND SCIENCE IN EDUCATION MAGAZINE: October 2014 by Clive W. Humphris Oct. 29, 2014 1397 words Read a sample
TECHNOLOGY AND SCIENCE IN EDUCATION MAGAZINE: STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths). A publication devoted to the teaching of science, engineering education and design technology, including art and design, business studies, craft design technology, textiles, food technology, mathematics and ICT.
Spider Soup by Lori R. Lopez Spider Soup by Lori R. Lopez Oct. 29, 2014 6090 words Read a sample
You are never truly alone. While you sleep, nocturnal creatures stir. A couple discovers that things have changed overnight, and they are no longer in control. Their house is full of cobwebs, and they are being moved little by little in this suspenseful horror tale.
The Barbie Lez Fantasies - Month 10: October (Lesbianism & Bestiality) by Barbie Lez The Barbie Lez Fantasies - Month 10: October (Lesbianism & Bestiality) by Barbie Lez Oct. 29, 2014 9668 words Read a sample
My name is Barbie Lez and I am an ‘eroticaholic’. While even the most mundane things can inspire me to write one of my perverse stories, most begin with a fantasy. Because they cannot all become a fully-fledged story, I have decided to release one of these “mini-stories” each week. The theme varies between Bestiality and Lesbianism, but one thing always remains constant; they are hot and steamy!
The Barbie Lez Fantasies - Week 44: Late Night Doggy Style (Bestiality) by Barbie Lez The Barbie Lez Fantasies - Week 44: Late Night Doggy Style (Bestiality) by Barbie Lez Oct. 29, 2014 2226 words Read a sample
My name is Barbie Lez and I am an ‘eroticaholic’. While even the most mundane things can inspire me to write one of my perverse stories, most begin with a fantasy. Because they cannot all become a fully-fledged story, I have decided to release one of these “mini-stories” each week. The theme varies between Bestiality and Lesbianism, but one thing always remains constant; they are hot and steamy!
Ashes, e-short prelude to Nameless by A.C. Williams Ashes, e-short prelude to Nameless by A.C. Williams Oct. 29, 2014 12416 words Read a sample
"Kale Ravenwood. The syndicate man. He’s going to make me regret this. He’s going to make me wish I’d never known him. If I let him on board, he’s going to get us into more trouble than we can get out of, and it’ll all come back to this moment, when I should have told him to shove off—and didn’t."
Louise Louise by Joe DiBuduo Louise Louise by Joe DiBuduo Oct. 29, 2014 90578 words Sample 5%
A day at the beach with Louise. 350 words
The Road to Skye by Anne Spackman The Road to Skye by Anne Spackman Oct. 29, 2014 2132 words Read a sample
American tourist Ian MacCleod is traveling through Scotland, when he learns of the Isle of Skye and takes a detour to visit it.
Hot Chance: In Sweet Pursuit 1 by Rachel Perry Hot Chance: In Sweet Pursuit 1 by Rachel Perry Oct. 29, 2014 9507 words Read a sample
Anna has never taken off her engagement ring since her fiancé’s death in a fatal accident. But one day, she just knew that she has to make the decision to move on. She used to date handsome and sweet but very shy Diether. It’s a shame, since he’s as gorgeous as ever. But as she and Diether navigate their way through the first phase of romance, a stalker made itself known...
Contingency by Florian Nagy Contingency by Florian Nagy Oct. 29, 2014 50660 words Read a sample
Contingency is a story set thousands of years in the future. The human Imperium, whose dominance was long taken for granted, suddenly finds itself resting on pillars of sand as unexpected occurrences rise to challenge the order and status of the galaxy.
The Dance Of The Words by Joy Bassetti-Kruger The Dance Of The Words by Joy Bassetti-Kruger Oct. 29, 2014 240 words Read a sample
Words have power so use them wisely.
Sirens Fall by Thomas Fay Sirens Fall by Thomas Fay Oct. 29, 2014 5024 words Read a sample
John Stanton and the crew of the Helios Ark pursue their rival, Lars Marvik, to an isolated asteroid base. What should have been a simple task of apprehending one man quickly escalates, putting in danger the one person John cares about the most - the telepathic Centaurian, Selize. John will stop at nothing to save her, even if that means going against everything he believes in.
Blue Blue City by Peter Kelly Blue Blue City by Peter Kelly Oct. 29, 2014 153823 words Read a sample
Blue Blue City is a novel-length stream of nonsense with irregular punctuation. Motifs include cyborgs, God, senators and a sad man named Clint Patrick. Think of it as what would happen if a computer wrote Finnegan's Wake.
James Bond à la OSS 117: A Laugh A Minute! by Paul Stevens James Bond à la OSS 117: A Laugh A Minute! by Paul Stevens Oct. 29, 2014 4540 words Read a sample
Here's a fun article on two obscure but hilarious movies that go into my personal list of Cult Classics.
Inspirational Spring Anthology 2014 by Taylor Morgan Inspirational Spring Anthology 2014 by Taylor Morgan Oct. 28, 2014 4141 words Read a sample
A collection of short stories inspired by Spring and brought to you from the talented writers of the Batemans Bay U3A, NSW, Australia. Author contributions from: Margaret May, Joan McGillivray, Anne Chandler, Jade Ricza, Taylor Morgan, Stafford Ray, Margaret Lloyd, Joone Thorpe, Margaret Barlow, Wilma McKeown, Geraldine Currie, Rosemary Patyus.
Hunted by Bronwyn Heeley Hunted by Bronwyn Heeley Oct. 28, 2014 2844 words Read a sample
There’s only really one thing you can do when you escape from a madman; run. You just gotta hope he doesn’t catch up to you!
Qan's Adventure by I H Laking Qan's Adventure by I H Laking Oct. 28, 2014 7235 words Read a sample
Ruhi-Qan Sahi takes part in an ancient tradition known as The Ageing: a challenge that will mark his first day as a man... if he survives. In just one day he will face a ferocious foe, an unexpected guest, and a terrifying struggle. This story offers a glimpse into the wider world of the Empire, a realm of mystery where many answers wait to be discovered.
Marina, The Mermaid Princess With The Princessability To Roll by Cecilia Del Toro Marina, The Mermaid Princess With The Princessability To Roll by Cecilia Del Toro Oct. 28, 2014 110 words Read a sample
Ana is a 6 year old girl and has a bunny named bunny, she dreams all day long of a special and magical world inside a cuckoo clock. And in this first book they meet Marina and aqua, Marina is a mermaid princess that loves to sing, swim and dance in the water but outside she can not move, so Ana makes a wheelchair out of flowers, plants and strings, so they can roll together for adventures.