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When Death Changes Life: The Danny Tompkins Short Stories
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 15,920. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
The six Danny Tompkins short stories, dealing with teenage grief at the loss of a parent.
How to Fail Miserably at Family
Series: Everything I've Done Wrong. Price: Free! Words: 6,450. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Adult Children of Substance Abusers
In this collection of short musings, Giselle divulges a lifetime of family secrets. As the adult child of an alcoholic, she shares difficult memories from generations caught in a cycle of violence. But it’s not all doom and gloom. You’ll find a generous dose of gratitude in this book, as well as lessons learned in the search for true, heartfelt, loving kindness.
Confused Memories
Price: Free! Words: 2,040. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
(4.00)
'Are you sure that's what happened? That's not the way I remember it...' Memories are selective, aren't they?
A Dream About the Nightmare: War
Price: Free! Words: 950. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World
A little boy's brief recollection of the time when the whole world had a nightmare.
Early Memories - Poems of Childhood
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,600. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2017 by S & S P Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Fiction » Poetry » Biography
The poet of Richard III and Lost World now recounts his early memories with a linking narrative and many original photographs. Read of a magical trip to Cowdray Park; of life in an east Manchester manse; a schoolboy’s view of Jim Laker’s cricket Test; of his great uncle lost in no man’s land; and of other family members who died too young.
Holiday On Grandma's Farm
Price: Free! Words: 5,250. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Experience the awe and wonder of a child who lives in a town in the early 1960's and has a holiday on his Grandma's farm way out in the bush. What strange things will he see? What things will he do that are just not done in town? Milking cows, making butter, emptying the toilet and more. Maybe you will reflect on some of your childhood experiences as you read this story.
Christmas Magic 1959 short story
Price: Free! Words: 6,870. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
(4.00)
A nostalgic short story about a magical 1959 Christmas Eve from a writer's childhood by long-time author Kathryn Meyer Griffith.
Once Upon a Time...
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,390. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
With rents so prohibitive in London, Diana has taken on a large Victorian house in London’s Hampstead district to share with five other people. Along the way, the house inherits a wounded, stray dog whom they decide to name, Scruffy. To Diana’s surprise, Scruffy takes an unconditional liking to a stranger, and Diana soon finds herself sharing a lot more than a house and a dog…
Silence of the Chipped Chopped Hams
Price: Free! Words: 1,790. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Essay » Literature
Growing up in the small Midwestern town of Stow, Ohio during the 60s and 70s meant eating a lot of mystery meat sandwiches, made from such dubious cold cuts as Dutch loaf, pickle loaf and the dreaded olive loaf. We also has the privilege to enjoy a kind of lunch meat that was literally glued together from better cuts of ham and unceremoniously "chipped chopped" by a special meat slicer.
Skyline 2016
Series: Skyline. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,120. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2015 by Cyberworld Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General, Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
Skyline 2016, the third in a series of annual publisher’s anthologies produced by Cyberworld Publishing, showcases the prose and poetry talents of Central Virginia writers. There is no overarching theme for the works in this anthology, so each can be discovered and appreciated on its own context and merits. Over half of the works found here are works that won or placed in various state contests.