|Source Title||Author||Description||Free sample|
|FAR NORTH - To Act Human - Phyllis||Victoria Z. Daly||
Phyllis reveals a secret about one of her children -- and how it has forever changed her marriage.
|STRIKE: ALL WOMEN STAND UNITED - Sacrifice - Blue||Karen Cecilia||
Blue, a woman in her early 40's, is riddled with self-doubt because she doesn't fit into beauty norms.
|The Juggler - Lilly||Vivian C. Lermond||
When life proves to be a circus and you’re the headliner juggling act, Lilly discovers a three-word solution to her woes.
|THE REFLECTION POOL - Do I Know You? - Doris||Nancy Geyer||
Doris talks about what it feels like to see her beloved father slip away under the ravages of Alzheimer’s.
|THE REFLECTION POOL - Good Old Dad - June Rae||Nancy Geyer||
June Rae is trying to convince herself and others that her life as a high-priced prostitute couldn’t be better.
|THE REFLECTION POOL - My Father, The Gardener - Clemmie||Nancy Geyer||
Teenage Clemmie describes her hardworking, but gentle, father and what he means to her.
|THE REFLECTION POOL - My Father, The Poet - Kate||Nancy Geyer||
Kate makes a surprising discovery about her abusive father.
|THE REFLECTION POOL - Something in Common - Bettina Jo||Nancy Geyer||
Bettina Jo and her father are on a mission together: lose weight.
|THE REFLECTION POOL - Waiting For Change - Kate||Nancy Geyer||
Kate remembers how, as a 7-year-old, she protected her mother from one of her father’s drunken rages.
|THE REFLECTION POOL ADDENDUM - I Like You Pretty - Francine||Nancy Geyer||
Francine wonders how she’s going to be able to tell her father about some bad news she received.
|THE REFLECTION POOL ADDENDUM - I Send For You - Martina||Nancy Geyer||
Martina hopes her father’s sacrifice and hard work will pay off so they can join him in the United States.
|THE REFLECTION POOL ADDENDUM - It Was a Privilege - Sarah||Nancy Geyer||
Sarah, still missing her dad, feels it was privilege to care for him when he became older.
|THE REFLECTION POOL ADDENDUM - My Father, The Thieving Playwright - Robin||Nancy Geyer||
Robin hates how her father, who is a playwright, mines the private moments of her life for his plays.
|THE REFLECTION POOL ADDENDUM - Pathological - Justine||Nancy Geyer||
At age 40, Justine still feels the pain from her lying father’s lack of attention.
|THIS HAPPENED ONCE AT THE ROMANCE DEPOT OFF THE I-87 IN WESTCHESTER - Disney - Beth||Gina Femia||
Beth explains to Kevin what drove her to buy a vibrator from his sex shop.
|Vermont Farmer - Fred's Neighbor||Dominica Plummer||
A neighbor remembers his/her friendship with Fred and the beauty (and hardships) of farming the land in Vermont.