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A game of Scrabble has serious consequences.
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Crime, Humor
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
- Genre: Fiction, Humor
5 Stars
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The famous lexical semanticist Professor Edgar Nettleston had been found dead, a gunshot wound to the head.
- Length: 2 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Crime
5 Stars
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When the ugly girl decides to find herself a husband she has no idea what she’s letting herself in for.
- Length: 14 pages
- Age Rating: 15
- Genre: Fiction, Sci-Fi
5 Stars
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Just cuz a crustacean can talk don't make him magic! A children's story for adults.
- Length: 6 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Humor
5 Stars
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A conversation about an unusual discovery.
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Humor, Sci-Fi
5 Stars
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You may not be familiar with the time-sweepers.
- Length: 3 pages
- Age Rating: U
- Genre: Fiction
5 Stars
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Goatees, beards, sideburns or any other creative types of facial hair were strictly verboten but the employee handbook said I could have a mustache.
- Length: 11 pages
- Age Rating: 15
- Genre: Fiction
5 Stars
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How do you catch someone who is falling into their own mind?
- Length: 8 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Fiction
5 Stars
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"What happened when all their illusions were stripped away and revealed for what they truly were?"
- Length: 9 pages
- Age Rating: 15
- Genre: Fiction
4 Stars
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It’s a dirty job, but Jodie’s father does it well and happily. This story brings Take Your Daughter to Work Day to a different level, but it all ends up down in the dumps.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: U
- Genre: Children
5 Stars
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Johnson has always been fascinated by spiders.
- Length: 12 pages
- Age Rating: 15
- Genre: Horror
5 Stars
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A book lover lends one of his prized possessions to a mysterious girl.
- Length: 9 pages
- Age Rating: 15
- Genre: Humor, Sci-Fi
4 Stars
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They would have the time of their lives. A long time.
- Length: 3 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Sci-Fi
5 Stars
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Sometimes, popping out for a pint of milk is the worst thing a father can do.
- Length: 10 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Fiction, Humor
5 Stars
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...I did something that’s been hanging around in my mind over the years, tucked down inside of me like a lucky charm that I don’t want to lose...
- Length: 12 pages
- Age Rating: 15
- Genre: Fiction
5 Stars
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My name is John Price AD, and I have to decide if someone lives or dies.
- Length: 12 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Sci-Fi
5 Stars
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Even though some Americans like to say, "It's all good," the Chinese know better ...
- Length: 20 pages
- Age Rating: 15
- Genre: Fiction
4 Stars
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Then one year she started falling ...
- Length: 5 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Fiction
5 Stars
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In a devastated world, a group of men travel to New York, with something special in a suitcase.
- Length: 51 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Sci-Fi
5 Stars