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[738-1] Short Story: "Traces of Love" - Eileen Chang

I am naturally phobic of short stories. They are short, spanning at most a score of pages, limiting plot development. But lately, reading Eileen Chang’s collection changes my opinion somewhat. 459 more words

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The Virtues of War by Steven Pressfield

Title: The Virtures of War

Author: Steven Pressfield         

Call #:  PRE

This first-person memoir of Alexander the Great brings to the reader a highly-researched and historically accurate reckoning of the ancient past. 86 more words

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[737] Aztec - Gary Jennings

” As we believed in those days, a hero slain in the service of a mighty lord or sacrificed in homage to a high god was assured of a life everlasting in the most resplendent of afterworlds, where he would be rewarded and regaled with bliss throughout eternity. 546 more words

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The Fall

It’s funny, looking back, I remember that day as being hot. It was late spring, on a Saturday, and the sun was high. It must have been early afternoon. 1,205 more words

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Alfie by Hugh Cron - Adult Content. This may be unsettling for some readers.

 

Alfie.

Jean walked over to the carry-cot.

“Ugly wee bastard, isn’t it?”

Graham began to laugh, “That’s whit you get when you shouldn’t have weans.” 1,465 more words

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'When Clouds Touch' by Ey Wade

About the Book:

When Clouds Touch is the story of soul mates, Paisley and Malachi.

Destined to meet since before birth, their story wraps us somewhere between loving and caring, wanting the best for someone, while wanting to see them happy, even when it is risky and they must obey the demands of family. 1,985 more words

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[736] Half A Lifetime Romance - Eileen Chang

” Time does fly for the middle-aged: a decade whips by in the blink of an eye, a flick of the fingertips. When you’re still young, even three or four years, maybe five, can seem an entire lifetime. 732 more words

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