|Source Title||Author||Description||Free sample|
|Cutbacks - Asha||Juan Ramirez, Jr.||
Asha demands an explanation for her being fired.
|DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN EVOLUTION - Grace||Rae Binstock||
A reminder of all the time, energy, and blood that went into making change in the 20th century...and needs to go into change now.
|ETERNAL FLAME - Edna||Melanie Payne||
Edna is NOT going to let her in-laws cut her out of her beloved husband’s burial arrangements.
|ETERNAL FLAME - Maud||Melanie Payne||
Maud refuses to let her sister-in-law get “top billing” on her dear brother’s gravestone—even if it means a brawl at the cemetery.
|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.
|Madame of the Manor - Shirley||Karen Saari||
Shirley, a long-time nursing assistant in a rest home, trains student nurses as she prepares a room for its new resident—her mother.
|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 - My Father, The Poet - Kate||Nancy Geyer||
Kate makes a surprising discovery about her abusive father.
|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 - It Was a Privilege - Sarah||Nancy Geyer||
Sarah, still missing her dad, feels it was privilege to care for him when he became older.
|TOMORROW GAME - Bell||Brandy N. Carie||
In a post-apocalyptic wasteland, Bell struggles to live and not just survive.
|WHITE: A NORTH DAKOTA STORY - Sharon||Brandy N. Carie||
Sharon reflects on her simple life in rural North Dakota.