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Butterfly, Brick: A Garden Fairy Tale

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When it comes to quarreling, men and women can be entirely different landscape elements.

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Bitter Root: A Story of Marriage and Borsch

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In this story from The Roadkill Collection, food can make or mar a marriage.

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The Roadkill Collector

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In the title story from The Roadkill Collection, a once–bullying lawyer seeks redemption in the road.

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Home Run: The Power and the Glory

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This excerpt from The Mighty Roman Baseball Blast shows what homers are all about.

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El León, “The Closer”

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Hero or goat, The Closer holds fans’ hearts in his hand.

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Wren

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“Martin never expected to kill anyone when he was in the war. He had decided ahead of time to leave the killing up to the Marines.” By Sharon Erby

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Excerpt from FAT MAN AND LITTLE BOY

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“He finds that he can light his candles merely by touching their wicks with a finger.” By Mike Meginnis

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An Excerpt from THE FRACKING KING

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“I was luckier than my father as the great love of my life seemed to be indestructible. I played Scrabble.” By James Browning

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If I Would Leave Myself Behind

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“I wish I could kiss someone I hate.” By Lauren Becker

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Why I Write – Because I See A Need

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For Chintan Girish Modi writing is the cure for almost anything.

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How It’s Supposed to Work

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“She was the one who brought the condom today, the mix CD and candle. She’d pulled off his socks the way an expert would, not the way a virgin would.” By Christy Cruchfield

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Shattered

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A wife falls apart, a marriage is broken, and a husband tries to pick up the pieces.

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I Am Having So Much Fun Here Without You

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“I want to be a bigger man, a less predictable man than the kind who confuses love with sex.” By Courtney Maum

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Everything I Never Told You

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“Lydia is dead. But they don’t know this yet.” By Celeste Ng

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Saint Roger of Fox Chase

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Roger’s family vanished from St. Cecilia’s quickly. When the real story gets blurry and the details more important, adults become children, and some children become saints.

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Bret Easton Ellis is Vernon Downs

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A page by page key to the allusions in Vernon Downs, by Jaime Clarke.

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