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Rowena’s Page by S. D. Youngren

Mostly-funny short stories about a young woman's life.

Rowena has a mother:     “This is my life, Mom. Not a Jane Austen novel. Not—”     “Listen to me, Miss Independence. He’s a nice young man, but men expect things. Even nice ones, sometimes. He’s going to think that you’re inviting him to do . . . married people things.” Rowena tried to interrupt, but when she opened her mouth nothing came . . .

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Unusual Florida by Kay Brooke

Unusual Florida is a YA mystery/coming of age serial with some supernatural/fantastical elements. It is the story of one very strange summer spent at Holden Point Resort in northwestern Florida, where the year is 1997 and nothing is as it seems. Where wonders and dangers lurk near the pool and beneath the palm trees. Where the unexplained happens just . . .

A serialized novel, with no recent updates.
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Grand Design by TMarkos

Revenge for the Death of Humanity

Confined in a holding cell, Jesri is under suspicion of being something impossible—an artificial life form, born of the long-dead human race. In that same abandoned ancient city she will find a long-lost comrade, setting out to find the architect of humanity’s doom and take vengeance for their downfall. . . .

A serialized novel, updating weekly.
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Broomfield’s Box by Teri Cross Chetwood

The Lives And Times Of The Fabulous Cornwall Sisters

The Fabulous Cornwall Sisters: Quick-tempered, childish, and self-absorbed, Lacy Cornwall is an exotic dancer with a heart of gold. Whether it’s arguing with her sister Thea or holding a sex-toy party with her stripper friends (Shadowcat, Li’l Bit, Bianca, and Freaky Frieda), you can bet that Lacy’s in the center of the action, having a ball. Dorothea (Thea) . . .

An ongoing blogfic, with new posts almost daily.
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Thalia’s Musings by Amethyst Marie

Thalia’s Musings is narrated by Thalia, the Muse of Comedy, as she observes the comedy, drama, and tragedy of the ancient Greek pantheon. But when Thalia becomes more than an observer, the Fates take notice. Are Thalia’s powers limited to helping mortal playwrights hack out a comedy sketch, or can she create happy endings in real life, even for the . . .

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The Germhacht Episode by Ruth Lampi

The Germhacht Episode is the second book in the Blackfeather Chronicles. It involves art, spiritualists, tea cakes, demon artifacts, and the continuing adventures of the Blackfeather family and friends. . . .

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Shatterer of Worlds by Shiromi Arserio

A science fiction re-telling of a Sanskrit epic.

Katha was groomed to be the future leader of the noble Boentu warrior race, but a twist of fate on the proving grounds of Hadad led to his younger brother Chran succeeding instead. When Chran dies, leaving behind three young children, it is up to Katha to become steward and raise his brother’s children as future leaders. However, Katha’s eldest . . .

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Editor’s First Look – Mystery/Slice of Life/YA

By Palladian, editor, author of Super

Oct 21, 2018: The author of Unusual Florida does a good job of setting her scene and place. Readers are treated to possible memory-inducing descriptions of long, sweaty car rides to get to a vacation destination, and scenes where a number of teen or pre-teen kids awkwardly try to get to know one another and explore the somewhat mysterious resort they’re vacationing in. The mystery begins to be built on the fact that about half of the kids seem to be there with (or because) of their wealthy families, and about half through [more . . .]

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Pages and Pages

By G.S. Williams, author of No Man An Island

Sep 15, 2011: "Rowena’s Page" has short stories in the life of the titular character, going back as far as 2000. So there is quite a lot to read through.

From the chapters I’ve seen, it’s worth reading if you like a slice of life kind of story. Rowena comes across as a very personable real-life sort of character—she has annoying parents, a New Age-believing sister, and an inane job. The chapters are whimsical and fun, without being too heavy. Each one has its [more . . .]

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