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The Celebration of Johnny's Yellow Rubber Ducky
Price: Free! Words: 16,780. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Coming of age
As much as Johnny tries to run from it, fate always manages to catch up to him, and this time, one day after his graduation from Oxford, fate throws a yellow rubber ducky into his life in a strange attempt to help him refocus his decisions and reroute his future. Will Johnny attempt to trust fate and accept its guiding hand, or will he drudge up the past and try running from it again?
Яблуневий сад на краю лісу
Price: Free! Words: 9,400. Language: Ukrainian. Published: July 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Values & Virtues, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
У цій невеличкій оповіді короткими штрихами змальоване дитинство та подальша доля юної Оленки, яку доля звела з стареньким дідусем та його яблуневим садом, на краю лісу. В творі піднімаються питання неповторності дитинства, труднощів, які виникають у молодшого покоління під час перехідного віку, важливість природи для людського існування та дружби, що проходить крізь роки.
Up In Smoke
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 2,240. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
"It didn’t go ‘boom’ the way a lot of people think it would have." Part of John Anson's Misanthropic Apathy & Chronic Disillusionment series.
Ностальжи
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 57,540. Language: Russian. Published: July 5, 2015. Categories: Essay » Author profile
Эссе, новеллы, о детстве, о прошлом, как жили в СССР.
Michelle: Someday She'll Find Home
Price: $1.46 USD. Words: 48,010. Language: British English. Published: July 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational
Her earliest memory was the rough feeling of the thin, tattered piece of material she had been wrapped in before being abandoned on the floor of a phone box on a deserted, dark street. The small child’s discovery by an off-duty nurse named Judy begins the heart-warming story of a girl orphaned at the age of two, and her journey through life as she searches for who she is and where she belongs.
Monkey Bars
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,380. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mashups
On the precipice between salvation and ruin, an unnamed man sits alone in a parked car, waiting for something to happen. Reminiscing about the good old days will only take him so far. It's up to him - and only him - to choose his fate.
The Maister
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 17,190. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Jean Borthwick and her brother should have enjoyed a happy childhood.Their Father would beat both them for the smallest offence. Somehow both Jean and her brother survived their years of terror to become happy and successful adults, but the shadow of those years will never go away. This is Jean's moving account of a childhood haunted by fear.
Рассказы из будущего
Price: Free! Words: 33,800. Language: Russian. Published: June 16, 2015 by Ringing Cedars Publishing House LLC. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
В сборник «Рассказы из будущего» вошли истории-проекции будущего России, а также мира будущего в целом, взятые из глав книг Владимира Мегре серии «Звенящие кедры России». Главы сборника повествуют нам о силе человеческой мечты, о любви, о совершенстве человека и о прекрасном будущем, которое для всех возможно.
Tales from the Future
Price: Free! Words: 44,130. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2015 by Ringing Cedars Publishing House LLC. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
The “Tales from the Future” collection consists of several true stories, which are yet to come to pass, each representing a specific projection of the world's future. The tales were taken from chapters in the “Ringing Cedars of Russia” book series by Vladimir Megre. The collection’s chapters speak to us of the power of man’s dreams, of love, of the perfection of man, and of the wonderful future.
Childhood Adventures
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,670. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
The wonders of childhood - family, friends, playing, traveling, and sailing. Being brave, being afraid...sharing, smiling, crying, laughing... This collection by Top Writers Block contains nine short stories about the magic of childhood and all its adventures.