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Three Brothers of Ansgar

Three Brothers of Ansgar: A Windflower Saga Novella by Aleksandra Layland completes the story of the three brothers, Kapa’a, Bogumil, and Koritane, the three sons of King Ansgar of Kimbria and Queen Anwen Keholani, the High Chief of the Kimbrii people. They lose their father in a tragic accident when they are just fourteen, twelve, [...]
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Prompts Too

Prompts Too: Another Collection of Stories by Tank Gunner is a delightful collection of short stories, written in the form of classroom creative writing prompts, featuring fiction, war stories, drama, and a newspaper column. You read stories from a staged kidnapping, a story in dialogue, to stories involving a truck driver and an unplanned pregnancy [...]
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Prompts

There are books you read and recommend to friends with words such as, “It’s a good read,” but there are some, like Prompts: A Collection of Stories by Tank Gunner, where you find yourself looking for superlatives to describe them. A gorgeous treat with sixty awesome stories, some hilarious, others downright entertaining, and some mind-boggling. [...]
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The Fish Tank

An unexpected treasure handed over from an ex-spouse via the divorce lawyer; a classic mother-son bonding experience on a roller coaster ride; tragic tales of survival of ordinary Cuban citizens in the 1960s; a paranormal happening in the Museum of the Weird, the Sad, and the Wretched; and a complex murder mystery – all of [...]
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Swords of Ansgar

Swords of Ansgar is a novella in the Windflower Saga series of novels by Aleksandra Layland. It is short and to the point, only 86 pages, but fans of this series will love it because you get to see major and minor characters from different times in the saga. I like stories set in a [...]
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The Fat Man Gets Out of Bed

The Fat Man Gets Out Of Bed (Collected Shorter Stories) by Michael Lynes has 13 broad-based literary works for readers. Some are readable and enjoyable, and some might need another angle of perspective to understand them. That said, Lynes’ skill in terms of prose and story lines is undeniable. My Father’s Hands opens the collection, [...]
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Southern Patchwork Quilt

Southern Patchwork Quilt is a combined work of prose, poetry, fact and fiction, written by Phyllis F. McManus. With an autobiographical beginning, Phyllis tells of how money was hard to come by in the 1950s. A child’s new dress meant blistered fingers, as the parents needed to pick fruit to earn enough money for such [...]
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Feathers and Fireflies

Feathers and Fireflies by Melanie Rodriguez is a young adult fantasy novella centering around seventeen-year-old Rory, as she tries to fulfill her dream of seeing the shapeshifters dance on summer solstice. In the village of Vanora, Rory knows she doesn’t fit in. Having lost both her parents, she now resides with her uncle and cousin. [...]
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Illustrated Short Fiction of William H. Coles: 2000-2016

“Everybody has a story” is a well-worn phrase. But how many of us, as we go about our busy lives, ever stop to think about the home life of that disabled boy carrying out groceries or rounding up the emptied shopping carts around the parking lot? Or what would we find if we could read [...]
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Flings With Rings

Flings with Rings: Book One in The Twisted Rings Series by Katerina Sestakova Novotna is a fascinating and mysterious love story revolving around Evelina, who has a collection of five engagement rings. Men find Evelina attractive and her friends think they are attracted to her because they do not know her true nature. Evelina thinks [...]
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