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Ideas. That was what it was all about and all it was about
- Length: 6 pages
- Age Rating: PG
3 Stars
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A man decides to take action against football hooligans. Contains descriptions of violence.
- Length: 9 pages
- Age Rating: 18
2 Stars
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The aftermath of a sexual encounter reveals unpleasant truths about a couple's relationship.
- Length: 6 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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A wronged stranger determines to revenge himself on the most honest town in America.
- Length: 51 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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A young boy heads to the pond to go fishing but catches something much bigger along the way.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: PG
3 Stars
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For Arabella, Christmas gifts were not judged on how expensive they were. They were an insight into how well I really knew and understood her.
- Length: 15 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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Reading lessons prove unexpectedly beneficial for a cook and the retirement home where she works. A mouth-watering tale of fine food and personal developement.
- Length: 18 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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Humorous parable about a king who unwisely seeks advice from his subjects on a tough engineering problem.
- Length: 9 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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A story that explores a woman's restless childhood through the various types of bread she encountered.
- Length: 5 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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A man stands on a railroad bridge; his wrists are bound with a chord, a rope encircles his neck. This story was adapted into the most popular ever episode of The Twighlight Zone.
- Length: 11 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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A semi-barbaric king devises a semi-barabaric (but entirely fair) method of criminal trial involving two doors, a beautiful lady and a very hungry tiger.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
Kevin's dad is convinced that there's one weed spawning all the others in his garden and he just needs to find it.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
Five years and Nolan had always been there. Five years and Dane always appeared nervous, as if it were a first date.
- Length: 22 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
When he lost his eye, half of Eric Jessop's field of vision became a black sadness that seeped into everything from football to faces. Only skating was strong enough to resist the stain.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
“It’s always the same to begin with,” I said. “I’m on the beach. The sand is hot, the sun is bearing down. It makes the sand look white, like snow.”
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: 15
5 Stars
We kept white feathers before exams or doctors’ appointments. Black feathers, of course, were warnings. We knew these to be facts, as empirical as science.
- Length: 18 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
For Arabella, Christmas gifts were not judged on how expensive they were. They were an insight into how well I really knew and understood her.
- Length: 15 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
Ten words, one tale. Ten tales, a hundred words.
- Length: 1 page
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
But in my head that summer before we moved into the town was yellow and purple and red and supremely happy
- Length: 8 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
Truda paused at the gate and tried to calm her racing heart.
- Length: 6 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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