Denial is not just a river in Egypt… Naomi has any number of things she doesn’t want to think about. Her baby’s due date is just around the corner, but she has no crib and no baby clothes. Her… read more at Kobo.
Life Lessons: Words of Wisdom Buried in A Box by J. R. Hopkins (nonfiction, short) What Life Lessons have you learned. Lets chat on twitter, use hashtag #LifeLessons, and tell me what life lessons are important to you.
Fifteen-year-old Sami Walker wasn’t born in the tunnels. She's traveled all over, even as far as the Northern caves beyond Eastport. Only nobodies went farther than that. Story was, there were towns beyond the Dustbowl, but most folk thought that was just stories. It’s been almost a century since the sky fell and the world broke apart in a day, and still the people spent their whole lives underground, either in the Five Tunnels, or in the caves, shielded by living stone.
Finding Favor by: Lana Long - What’s more important: friendship or freedom? In the eight years since seventeen-year-old Favor Miller’s father died, she’s had to endure her reluctant, self-righteous guardians the Browns. Every day for eight years, they've reminded her that she doesn't fit in, that she’s not one of them. Every day for eight years, she’s eagerly awaited the day when she’ll finally be free to live her life her way.
The Maidens' War: In Europe, a young girl is sucked into a bloody war between the sexes. In West Virginia, a young woman enters college to escape her abusive family. How can the Czech girl's story help her plight?