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A South African border guard and his family adopt a confiscated tortoise.
- Length: 10 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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She said she was crying tears of happiness. That’s when I learnt that happiness could make you cry too.
- Length: 9 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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An insight into perhaps the strangest instance of marital delinquency on record.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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A boy goes for a haircut with his father.
- Length: 3 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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Damien finds out who he is .. by becoming someone else.
- Length: 13 pages
- Age Rating: 15
4 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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A man has to make a difficult decision.
- Length: 16 pages
- Age Rating: 15
4 Stars
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The story of Olga, a woman who must always be in love with someone.
- Length: 14 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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Sometimes a scarecrow is just what's needed.
- Length: 1 page
- Age Rating: U
3 Stars
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The events surrounding the birth of a child - the father a member of an important Louisiana family; the mother a woman found abandoned as a baby.
- Length: 7 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
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
He sat on the bench. Their bench. And watched the birds. And remembered.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
She said she was crying tears of happiness. That’s when I learnt that happiness could make you cry too.
- Length: 9 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
It was Christmas the first time they made love; he said it felt like coming home
- Length: 2 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
You have to play the cards you're dealt
- Length: 6 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
"I love you, Martha, but you break things. You're breaking us."
- Length: 8 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
"That tree," he says. "It's looking at me."
- Length: 2 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
But when their father was killed, the dynamic of their relationship changed...
- Length: 11 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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