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Tarzan of the Apes By Edgar Rice Burroughs
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I had this story from one who had no business to tell it to me, or to any other. I may credit the seductive influence of an old vintage upon the narrator for the beginning of it, and my own skeptical... More > incredulity during the days that followed for the balance of the strange tale. When my convivial host discovered that he had told me so much, and that I was prone to doubtfulness, his foolish pride assumed the task the old vintage had commenced, and so he unearthed written evidence in the form of musty manuscript, and dry official records of the British Colonial Office to support many of the salient features of his remarkable narrative. I do not say the story is true, for I did not witness the happenings which it portrays, but the fact that in the telling of it to you I have taken fictitious names for the principal characters quite sufficiently evidences the sincerity of my own belief that it MAY be true.< Less
Ericca Archer: Living On the Run By Ben Patterson
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“What do you want, Ericca Archer? The palace isn’t the worst place to be a slave. You have fine clothes, three squares, a comfy bed, and, if you want, a pretty girl like you, plenty of .... More > . . very expensive baubles to grace your lovely neck. What more could you ask for?” Her laugh, tittering and uncertain, betrayed her incredulity before she could restrain it. “I imagine, Lord Tyson, that for such things all I have to be is your plaything.” “You say that as if it’s a price you’re not willing to pay.” “You may have purchased me, Sire, but you will never own me. Did you really think you ever would? Is your opinion of me that low?” Surprised, he smiled. “Actually, my dear Ericca Archer, my opinion of you has just risen considerably.”< Less
Finding Zach Farmer By Sarah Quinn
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(Ages 14+) High school freshman Zach Farmer disappeared on October 31st, the day everyone forgot he existed. No clues were left behind, and nobody can find him. Now, the two friends who forgot Zach... More > when he needed them most are attempting to remake their lives in the aftermath of his bizarre disappearance, for which they feel remarkable guilt. Ada, a girl who got into some trouble with a bad-news upperclassman, and Evan, a sophomore who turns to disturbing means of relief when his passion for theater is stifled, regret forgetting to meet Zach on the last night of October, when he insisted their coming was a matter of life and death. Their hesitant decision to figure out what actually happened to their friend leads them to the brink of madness and, at last, to the incredulous truth about their lost friend.< Less
Goodbye Bolinas we'll see you again By Rainer Neumann
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It's a summer in the sixties near a small coast side town in California. A man who has taken on the name of Shiva is driving north on Highway 1 when he picks up two young women hitchhikers in his VW... More > van. They stop and hike to an overlook of the Pacific Ocean where they are enveloped in fog and one of the women disappears. In an incredulous daze they travel on until they reach Bolinas. The town already has an influx of bohemians and bikers and has a colorful past. After a concert in the local community center Shiva reluctantly takes on the mantel of the next enlightened master. The word spreads and Bolinas becomes a turbulent, fantastic and ecstatic place. Unfortunately Shiva cannot escape his past and in a number of hallucinations he struggles with his inner doubts and the world's problems. Eventually a man comes into Bolinas looking for his lost wife. The situation that arises requires Shiva, as well as his followers, to confront themselves and behold unforeseen consequences.< Less
Finding Zach Farmer By Sarah Quinn
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(Ages 14+) High school freshman Zach Farmer disappeared on October 31st, the day everyone forgot he existed. No clues were left behind, and nobody can find him. Now, the two friends who forgot Zach... More > when he needed them most are attempting to remake their lives in the aftermath of his bizarre disappearance, for which they feel remarkable guilt. Ada, a girl who got into some trouble with a bad-news upperclassman, and Evan, a sophomore who turns to disturbing means of relief when his passion for theater is stifled, regret forgetting to meet Zach on the last night of October, when he insisted their coming was a matter of life and death. Their hesitant decision to figure out what actually happened to their friend leads them to the brink of madness and, at last, to the incredulous truth about their lost friend.< Less
A Tale of Two Cities By Charles Dickens
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Excerpt: It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season... More > of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair, we had everything before us, we had nothing before us, we were all going direct to Heaven, we were all going direct the other way—in short, the period was so far like the present period, that some of its noisiest authorities insisted on its being received, for good or for evil, in the super-lative degree of comparison only. There was a king with a large jaw and a queen with a plain face, on the throne of England; there were a king with a large jaw and a queen with a fair face, on the throne of France. In both countries it was clearer than crystal to the lords of the State preserves of loaves and fishes, that things in general were settled for ever.< Less
Goodbye Bolinas we'll see you again By Rainer Neumann
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It's a summer in the sixties near a small coast side town in California. A man who has taken on the name of Shiva is driving north on Highway 1 when he picks up two young women hitchhikers in his VW... More > van. They stop and hike to an overlook of the Pacific Ocean where they are enveloped in fog and one of the women disappears. In an incredulous daze they travel on until they reach Bolinas. The town already has an influx of bohemians and bikers and has a colorful past. After a concert in the local community center Shiva reluctantly takes on the mantel of the next enlightened master. The word spreads and Bolinas becomes a turbulent, fantastic and ecstatic place. Unfortunately Shiva cannot escape his past and in a number of hallucinations he struggles with his inner doubts and the world's problems. Eventually a man comes into Bolinas looking for his lost wife. The situation that arises requires Shiva, as well as his followers, to confront themselves and behold unforeseen consequences.< Less
A Tale of Two Cities: A Story of the French Revolution By Charles Dickens
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It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of... More > Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair, we had everything before us, we had nothing before us, we were all going direct to Heaven, we were all going direct the other way— in short, the period was so far like the present period, that some of its noisiest authorities insisted on its being received, for good or for evil, in the superlative degree of comparison only. There were a king with a large jaw and a queen with a plain face, on the throne of England; there were a king with a large jaw and a queen with a fair face, on the throne of France. In both countries it was clearer than crystal to the lords of the State preserves of loaves and fishes, that things in general were settled for ever.< Less