“Dating” As Told By The Modern Whore is a non-fiction collection of the most scandalous and humorous stories from her dating and sex life. It is a reflective look on modern dating and the stories serve to highlight the new age of relationships for twenty-something singles and the shifts from old-fashioned courtship. Hilarious and risqué, the collection offers a sex-positive and celebratory perspective of hyper-activity and enlightens readers on the new trends and practices.
Early Thoughts of a Young Man is a collection of Philip’s poems while he was a student at the George Washington University. The mix of poems and prose are printed including an introduction by his father, Dr. Ivan Sipkov.
'The Empty Spaces' is Bianca’s debut poetry collection, which touches on the most fragile joys and tragedies of modern life. From ethereal themes of love and beauty to the tiniest details of daily living, The Empty Spaces examines the moments that give our lives meaning and the way in which we evolve through them.
Escape from Destiny: A Biographical Sketch of Captain George E. Prujan was written by Phil as a tribute to the “Captain,” a horseman Phil met as he learned to ride at the stables in Rock Creek Park in Washington, DC. This historical biography follows the Captain from his birth in Russia, out of the grips of communism, across the tundra of Siberia, through China and finally to the United States.
The First Prophetical is Dr. Chatterjee's first published collection of short stories and poetry, some of which has appeared in other literary magazines and art exhibits. These stories and poems all have a common psychological theme to them, and the writer has drawn on inspiration from his own life, his patients, and his family and friends. This has been a project in the making for the last couple of years, and the writer hopes that readers will enjoy the variety of writing styles and genres that he has tried to portray in this collection.
Just Drop the Puck!
After three work stoppages in the past 20 years, Keith F. Shovlin had enough! He loves watching hockey, and has his entire life, but in 2013, he had to take some sort of stand. Over the next few weeks of the aborted NHL 2013 campaign, he commented on the season that should have been as well as other insights into the NHL and it's history.
Hive fleets search the galaxy for planets to eat, indulging their Hive Cycle: feed, reproduce, increase. Interstellar distance was not a concern. Time was not important. The Hive had always been and would always be. When they enter the sphere of the Earth Empire, Emperor Maximel dispatches a crusty old space navy admiral to take care of the problem. Using what he has and what he can scrape up, he takes on the alien bugs in a battle, unknowingly launching the first in a series of conflicts that will stretch across generations of humanity.
"HIVE: Battle off the Dog Star" picks up the action generations after the events of the first novella of the series, HIVE: First Contact. In this story:
A large Hive fleet is heading towards the Earth Empire, where the Fifth Imperial Fleet is the last bulwark against the insectoids and certain defeat. The Hot Spur, an experimental ship with untested weapons and an unproven captain, is thrown into the battle as a last resort. Now Captain Simba Latrobe must use his ship’s groundbreaking technology to attack the enemy, hoping to take them by surprise. Despite the long odds, Captain Latrobe steels his crew's resolve, ensuring them that, “As long as I have a ship with propulsion I have a weapon.” Thus the future of the Earth Empire, and humankind itself, rests in the hands of a naval officer who refuses to be defeated.
Interlude to Sentimental is a collection of emotionally driven poetry that covers the story of pain, tribulations, happiness, self-esteem and self-discovery through love and heartache. The Interlude will take readers on a journey of determination and imagery, which leads to the formation of short stories and performance poetry.
"Live each day like it's your last!" Lincoln Burke works nights as a security guard. He and his girlfriend Lise Phillips live together but aren't ready to make it official. They spend times with their friends Liam, RB, Dick & Bea, all working to make a life, but not really living. Sometimes the unexpected can make you reconsider what kind of life you are really living.
With the end of America’s wars in the Middle East, charismatic ex-pat James Reso returns home to a deeply polarized country. Detesting President Dennis Ward's cynical authoritarianism, James and his friends create the political party Nos Populus: “We The People.”
NOS POPULUS is a unique blend of political satire and psychological thriller about good intentions gone very awry.
The Magnus and the Maiden is the story of a group of intrepid youths raised on a hidden island and led by the maiden Kasmira that venture into the mysterious mainland. There they encounter the Magnus, the warrior emperor of the mainland and the keeper of the Cards. Of all the mysteries they seek, it is the Cards and the wisdom granted to the keeper, that intrigues them most.
Pockets is a conversation Joshua M. Morgan had with his oldest son about the pockets we use to hold things dear to us, and the pocket he creates when he holds him close. It’s a deeply, loving and caring tale that will delight families and share the love embodied in a relationship between a parent and child.
POLK'S SOLILOQUY is the story of Polk Fauxston, a recent college grad trying to make a life for himself in Washington, DC. He navigates the city as he moves through his life with the help of friends and the specter of relationships past, present, and possible future. He explores the roads of love, work and passion in his search for a life worth living.
A Satisfied Black Woman introduces us to Shante and her husband Melvin Brenin. Their marriage is perfect and she loves him unconditionally, but as the saying goes, sometimes all good things come to an end. Little does Shante know, Melvin brought secrets into their marriage, secrets from the past, and present, that threaten their happy home. Follow Shante as she uncovers the web of lies and attempts to rebuild her life from the ashes.
What This Black Woman Knows is a collection 33 poems inspired by her family, friends, and lovers from the past, present, and those she's yet to encounter in the future. Each line pours forth from her heart and soul, built from her unique life experiences.
Will this be on the final? is a multi-themed exploration in three sections. "Freshman" is a collection of stories on love and relationships, "Field Work" offers observations from travel to Nairobi, Kenya, and "Thesis" concludes the volume with reflections on family, legacy, and how identity shifts with age and experience. Sometimes heartbreaking, occasionally laughable, but always insightful, these poems tell a story of personal education and growth through yearning, travel, and loss.