Changing racial perceptions in the tumultuous 1960s brings conflict to a rural Southern family. A short story.
About Author Augusta Trobaugh:
Augusta Trobaugh is a native Southerner…Continue
Added by Untreed Reads on April 12, 2013 at 6:42pm — No Comments
Tom and Son Jesus, two 12-year-old boys–one black and one white born the same hour of the same day–are best friends, bound by deep ties and who spend their days dreaming, fishing, and trying to escape work. But their fun comes to an abrupt halt when…Continue
Added by Untreed Reads on March 26, 2013 at 7:15pm — No Comments
Literary agents have a substantial role to play in the book industry. You won’t find a book agent idle-either he would be searching for an author or a publisher. They need to have a handy list of both parties so that they can play their role in helping the book to get published finally. If you are a new author and a rather depressed one thinking that you have no takers for your new venture, don’t worry. There are plenty of…Continue
Added by alana woods on March 11, 2013 at 1:32am — No Comments
In A Thousand Pardons, Jonathan Dee seems quite aware of the fact that he is writing a familiar frame from the beginning. Rather than giving readers a painstakingly detailed account of the missteps that lead Helen and Ben to a therapist's couch for their "Date Night", Dee…Continue
Added by Shannon on February 15, 2013 at 11:01pm — No Comments
Aaron Greene is a shy, stay-in-the-background young Jewish boy, the child of shy, stay-in-the-background parents. Only a year out of high school, he has a part-time job as a mailboy in a large Atlanta bank. One morning, on his way to work, he is kidnapped and the…Continue
Added by Untreed Reads on February 13, 2013 at 5:24pm — No Comments
Chocolates and roses and sweet little notes, candlelit dinners and quiet nights alone. But did you consider sentimental Italian dogs, lovelorn teens and perpetually aggrieved mobsters? Did you consider vampires?
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Added by Untreed Reads on February 7, 2013 at 2:27pm — No Comments
The last time I’d cried because of a book was years ago and the culprit was Marley and Me. Crazy Quilt is such a different book yet so alike in many ways. Both deal with death and loss, both are incredibly moving stories, and both remind us how short and precious life is.Continue
Added by Mayra Calvani on February 4, 2013 at 8:15am — No Comments
In the Nahella Valley of Appalachia, a rumor is whispered about a man named Eli Pettit and the small fortune in stolen money he supposedly hid on his farm before disappearing, leaving a wife, daughter and sister-in-law to tend the land and guard the money – if the money even…Continue
Added by Untreed Reads on January 29, 2013 at 6:22pm — No Comments
The Sea of Light is a wise, beautiful, and very American story of three women and their desire to excel and win – and heal one another – in the highly charged world of athletic competition.
Angelita is the hurricane that brings down a plane carrying a team of…Continue
Added by Untreed Reads on January 10, 2013 at 2:41pm — No Comments
Peg O’Crerieh is a wife, mother, creative writing instructor, and occasional resident of the Everview Residential Treatment Center, which she is once again preparing to leave. Awaiting Peg at home are her devoted family; the normal pressures of daily life; and, most important, the…Continue
Added by Untreed Reads on January 10, 2013 at 2:10pm — No Comments
Having to work on New Year’s Eve sucks. Maybe not so much when you can work with just your hands and leave your brain free to plan a nice little New Year’s Day surprise for an old nemesis. Revenge is sweet. Yes, it will be a happy new year after all! A holiday short…Continue
Added by Untreed Reads on December 7, 2012 at 3:49pm — No Comments
For most people the holidays mean family, togetherness, and focusing on the things that matter most in life. For Greg it means taking the artwork off the walls, putting away photographs, and sleeping single, because this Christmas his partner Michael’s mother is coming to visit.…Continue
Added by Untreed Reads on December 7, 2012 at 3:45pm — No Comments
Gary and Don are looking forward to celebrating the holidays: party planning, tree trimming, and getting ready for a visit from their son Josh. For Gary, however, the memories of past Christmases are beginning to fade, falling casualty to a cruel twist of fate. It’s up to…Continue
Added by Untreed Reads on December 5, 2012 at 7:00pm — No Comments
I had a wonderful lunch yesterday with a fellow friend and writer, and it brought back memories of days past submitting query letters in search of landing a big time literary agent. It also brought back some of the valuable lessons I learned during that process.
Added by T.L. Gray on November 28, 2012 at 7:00am — No Comments
Young love is a myth.
It’s something we’re conditioned to expect by movies and stories. It’s something we all wanted but could never find. And even when we get older and know the truth, we still wish, just a little, that we had it.
When two young cousins find…Continue
Added by Untreed Reads on November 9, 2012 at 2:28pm — No Comments
A grumpy Joseph finds it hard to give thanks when he is exiled, not to Egypt, but to eighteenth century New England. A Thanksgiving short story.
About Author KB Inglee:
KB Inglee lives in Delaware and works at two local…Continue
Added by Untreed Reads on November 8, 2012 at 1:19pm — No Comments
In this sentimental, didactic fable, Masson imagines how the lone, nonsocial, domesticated animal came to share hearth and home.
Billi, an Asian leopard cat, lives in a mango forest in ancient India. He enjoys his independence, but he feels pangs of…Continue
Added by Untreed Reads on October 29, 2012 at 6:44pm — No Comments
First published in 1976,The Year the Lights Came On was Terry Kay’s debut novel. Revolving around the electrification of rural northeast Georgia shortly after the end of World War II, the novel has become a classic coming-of-age story. Kay, now an acclaimed…Continue
Added by Untreed Reads on October 22, 2012 at 4:36pm — No Comments
Ostracized for speaking her mind and standing up against a man she doesn’t wish to marry, a young girl is cast out of her village and forced to fend for herself in the mountains. When she ventures too closely to a lake and nearly drowns, she is rescued by a man from Athens who introduces himself as Herodotus. What…Continue
Added by Untreed Reads on October 9, 2012 at 5:41pm — No Comments
It’s the ‘what ifs?’ that keep thirty-something Tommie Shaw awake at night. Well, mostly it’s her big housemate Blob, a morbidly obese actor and Morrissey impersonator, who keeps her awake as he vogues around their shabby kitchen. But the ‘what ifs?’ are…Continue
Added by Untreed Reads on October 4, 2012 at 6:01pm — No Comments