Books as Interior Design

Who says books are just for reading? The following are five ways books can be used to jazz up your interior decorating: 1. Stack your books and use them as unique, decorative side-tables. Create a twisted geometry sculpture by starting with one straight book on...
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Books: The Twice Told Tales

It is an age of ink, the black and white stories offered easily; the written word is seen in all forms, plastered across city stone and countryside corners. It cannot be refused. It cannot be denied. It is instead to be expected, with all learning...
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Adam's Stepsons

Adam's Stepsons is a military science fiction novella written by M. Thomas Apple. To the military establishment at Armed Forces HQ, the clones were things, to be addressed using the pronoun "it", but their creator, Dr. Heimann, had considerable difficulty conforming with that protocol. Granted, they were the result of a scientific act rather than [...]
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The Staring Stranger

“There he was again, the bum who always stared at me on the subway. I hated everything about him: his white hair tucked behind a purple bandanna, his ratty black tank top hiding none of his Rambo physique, his stonewashed denim cut offs that were much too short for anyone's comfort and his bare feet [...]
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The Proposal

The Proposal: A Leap of Faith is a romantic short story based on actual events, and written by Cheryl Holloway. After ten years of dating her much-loved beau, Marvin, Carol wonders if he will ever pop the question. Not wanting to die a single woman, she is determined to find out if they are on [...]
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The One That Got Away

The One that Got Away And Other Short Stories is a collection of three different but engaging stories written by Margaret Lynette Sharp. The entire book doesn’t take long to read, and the stories can literally be read in one short sitting. I certainly believe that this is what makes the entire collection more appealing, [...]
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Destruction Road

Destruction Road by Dan Absalonson is a poignant reminder that we all answer to a higher power i.e. God. It’s the story of a young man, still in high school, who was abused by his single father. Eventually he ran away with his father’s truck and caused a terrible accident with multiple fatalities. The story [...]
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A Party at Longbourn

With two unmarried daughters still living at home, the Bennet family are intrigued, and not a little concerned, to hear that their recently widowed cousin, Mr. Collins, is coming to visit the family at Longbourn. Mr. Collins, it would appear, hopes that one of the available young women will consider marrying him and taking care [...]
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The Moor

The Moor (Book I of the Crusader Trilogy) by Reina Donovan is a short novella set in a little Christian kingdom named Mordo somewhere in medieval Europe. The Moors have extended their domain right up to the northern ranges of the Iberian Peninsula. Medieval Spain has been continually plundered for centuries by them. The king [...]
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