Something Like Stories Volume Two

Author: Jay Bell
Publisher: Jay Bell Books
ISBN:
Release Date: 2017-04-09
Genre: Fiction

The Something Like… series is drawing to a close! Before it ends, reunite with favorite characters and meet others for the first time in this special collection of fourteen stories. Highlights include Something Like Champagne, in which Marcello searches for the truth behind a drunken vision. In Something Like Bunnies, a young Jace Holden struggles with his first crush. Ben and Tim return in Something Like Memories as they debate when exactly they should celebrate their anniversary, and Jason finally makes an important decision about his future with William in Something Like Sun. Joyful reunions and tearful goodbyes await you, as do many affirmations of love, in this second volume of short stories.

Something Like Rain

Author: Jay Bell
Publisher: Jay Bell
ISBN:
Release Date: 2016-07-27
Genre: Fiction

Nice guys finish last, but that doesn’t mean they give up the fight. Sometimes it’s necessary to keep trudging through the rain in the hopes of finding a break in the clouds. William Townson is a good person. He’s kind, considerate, and the last thing he ever wanted was to hurt anyone. Accidents happen though, and when they do, all that can be done is to pick up the pieces. For William, this means trying to hold together a stagnant relationship while resisting the temptation of Jason Grant, a young man with eyes just as intense as his love. Only the future can promise redemption for mistakes of the past, forcing William to choose between the Coast Guard and the needs of his heart. Can he find his way through the downpour to somewhere warm and dry? Something like Rain is the latest installment of the Something Like… series, bringing shape to another character’s life while checking in with those from previous books. The Something Like... series: Book 1: Something Like Summer Book 2: Something Like Winter Book 3: Something Like Autumn Book 4: Something Like Spring Book 5: Something Like Lightning Book 6: Something Like Thunder Book 7: Something Like Stories – Volume One Book 8: Something Like Rain

Something Like Summer

Author: Jay Bell
Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub
ISBN: 1453875042
Release Date: 2011-01-08
Genre: Fiction

Love, like everything in the universe, cannot be destroyed. But over time it can change. The hot Texas nights were lonely for Ben before his heart began beating to the rhythm of two words; Tim Wyman. By all appearances, Tim had the perfect body and ideal life, but when a not-so-accidental collision brings them together, Ben discovers that the truth is rarely so simple. If winning Tim's heart was an impossible quest, keeping it would prove even harder as family, society, and emotion threaten to tear them apart. Something Like Summer is a love story spanning a decade and beyond as two boys discover what it means to be friends, lovers, and sometimes even enemies. The Something Like... series: Book 1: Something Like Summer Book 2: Something Like Winter Book 3: Something Like Autumn Book 4: Something Like Spring Book 5: Something Like Lightning Book 6: Something Like Thunder

Something Like Winter m m romance

Author: Jay Bell
Publisher: Jay Bell
ISBN:
Release Date: 2012-10-23
Genre: Fiction

There are two sides to every story. When you're Tim Wyman, sometimes there are three. Tim hoped moving to Texas would mean a new beginning, but he soon finds himself falling into the same tired patterns. Until he meets recklessly brave Benjamin Bentley, who introduces Tim to a world of love, sex, and warmth. Certain that society won't understand what he and Ben have together, Tim struggles to protect their relationship, even if it means twisting the truth. Buried beneath his own deceptions, Tim must claw his way to the surface in the hopes of learning to fly. Something Like Winter, the companion novel to Something Like Summer, tells the story from Tim Wyman's perspective, revealing new private moments and personal journeys. The Something Like... series: Book 1: Something Like Summer Book 2: Something Like Winter Book 3: Something Like Autumn Book 4: Something Like Spring Book 5: Something Like Lightning Book 6: Something Like Thunder Keywords: gay love, gay sex, gay relationships, LGBT, m/m romance, gay series, epic romance, queer fiction

The Tiny Book of Tiny Stories

Author: Joseph Gordon-Levitt
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780062121677
Release Date: 2013-11-05
Genre: Art

The universe is not made of atoms; it's made of tiny stories. Featuring 82 contributors from the 35,905 contributions to the Tiny Stories collaboration on hitrecord.org

Something Like Stories Volume One

Author: Jay Bell
Publisher: Jay Bell
ISBN:
Release Date: 2015-11-11
Genre: Fiction

Benjamin Bentley and many other beloved characters from the Something Like… series make their triumphant return in this collection of short stories and bonus material. Something Like Yesterday travels to the past where Eric Conroy attempts to find love against a backdrop of intolerance and political upheaval. In Something Like Fall, Ben meets Jace’s family and tries to cope with many changes in the years that follow. Allison Cross finally gets her dues in Something Like Tonight, examining the relationships in her life during a girls night out. Something Like Eternity takes the series where it has never gone before as Victor Hemingway seeks out his ultimate destiny. Also included is a character guide and a timeline of key events thus far. Laughter and tears await you in this very special anthology!

Something Like Hail

Author: Jay Bell
Publisher: Jay Bell Books
ISBN:
Release Date: 2017-09-20
Genre: Fiction

Noah Westwood is tired of life on the streets, so he turns to life as an escort, but he’s playing a dangerous game. A secret from his past could turn his new friends into enemies, and he isn’t sure he can perform his duties, especially when he’s more interested in falling in love. Noah is off the streets, but he’ll have to travel down many roads on his quest to find his happily-ever-after.

House of Darkness House of Light

Author: Andrea Perron
Publisher: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 9781491829882
Release Date: 2014-08-11
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

Roger and Carolyn Perron purchased the home of their dreams and eventual nightmares in December of 1970. The Arnold Estate, located just beyond the village of Harrisville, Rhode Island seemed the idyllic setting in which to raise a family. The couple unwittingly moved their five young daughters into the ancient and mysterious farmhouse. Secrets were kept and then revealed within a space shared by mortal and immortal alike. Time suddenly became irrelevant; fractured by spirits making their presence known then dispersing into the ether. The house is a portal to the past and a passage to the future. This is a sacred story of spiritual enlightenment, told some thirty years hence. The family is now somewhat less reticent to divulge a closely-guarded experience. Their odyssey is chronicled by the eldest sibling and is an unabridged account of a supernatural excursion. Ed and Lorraine Warren investigated this haunting in a futile attempt to intervene on their behalf. They consider the Perron family saga to be one of the most compelling and significant of a famously ghost-storied career as paranormal researchers. During a seance gone horribly wrong, they unleashed an unholy hostess; the spirit called Bathsheba; a God-forsaken soul. Perceiving herself to be the mistress of the house, she did not appreciate the competition. Carolyn had long been under siege; overt threats issued in the form of fire…a mother's greatest fear. It transformed the woman in unimaginable ways. After nearly a decade the family left a once beloved home behind though it will never leave them, as each remains haunted by a memory. This tale is an inspiring testament to the resilience of the human spirit on a pathway of discovery: an eternal journey for the living and the dead.

Kamikaze Boys gay young adult

Author: Jay Bell
Publisher: Jay Bell
ISBN:
Release Date: 2012-03-05
Genre: Fiction

A winner in the 25th annual Lambda Literary Awards for gay romance, and winner of two Goodread's M/M Romance Member's Choice awards. True love is worth fighting for. My name is Connor Williams and people say I'm crazy. But that's not who I am. They also think I'm straight, and mean, and dangerous. But that's not who I am. The stories people tell, all those legends which made me an outsider--they don't mean a thing. Only my mother and my younger brother matter to me. Funny then that I find myself wanting to stand up for someone else. David Henry, that kind-of-cute guy who keeps to himself, he's about to get his ass beat by a bunch of dudes bigger than him. I could look away, let him be one more causality of this cruel world... But that's not who I am. Kamikaze Boys is a story of love triumphant as two young men walk a perilous path in the hopes of saving each other. Keywords: gay love, gay sex, gay relationships, LGBT, m/m romance, gay series, epic romance, queer fiction, gay young adult, coming of age, bullying

Something Like Summer gay romance

Author: Jay Bell
Publisher: Jay Bell
ISBN:
Release Date: 2011-01-08
Genre: Fiction

Love, like everything in the universe, cannot be destroyed. But over time it can change. The hot Texas nights were lonely for Ben before his heart began beating to the rhythm of two words; Tim Wyman. By all appearances, Tim had the perfect body and ideal life, but when a not-so-accidental collision brings them together, Ben discovers that the truth is rarely so simple. If winning Tim’s heart was an impossible quest, keeping it would prove even harder as family, society, and emotion threaten to tear them apart. Something Like Summer is a love story spanning a decade and beyond as two boys discover what it means to be friends, lovers, and sometimes even enemies. The Something Like... series: #1: Something Like Summer #2: Something Like Autumn #3: Something Like Winter #4: Something Like Spring #5: Something Like Lightning #6: Something Like Thunder #7: Something Like Stories – Volume One #8: Something Like Hail #9: Something Like Rain #10: Something Like Stories – Volume Two #11 Something Like Forever Keywords: gay love, gay sex, gay relationships, LGBT, m/m romance, gay series, epic romance, queer fiction

The Granta Book of the American Short Story

Author: Richard Ford
Publisher:
ISBN: 184708978X
Release Date: 2012-01-01
Genre: Literary Collections

Richard Ford, one of the finest American novelists and short-story writers, introduced the first Granta Book of the American Short Story, which Granta Books published in 1992. It became the definitive anthology of American short fiction written in the last half of the twentieth century. In the fourteen years since, Ford has been reading new stories and rereading old ones and selecting new favourites. This new collection, again of more than forty writers, expands Ford's original choice to include stories that he regretted overlooking first time around as well as many by a new generation of writers, among them Sherman Alexie, Junot Diaz, Deborah Eisenberg, Nell Freudenberg, Matt Klam, Jhumpa Lahiri and Z. Z. Packer. None of the stories (though a few of the writers) was in the first volume. Published to critical acclaim in hardback in 2007, this book is an essential companion volume to the first collection.

The Glass Books of the Dream Eaters Volume Two

Author: Gordon Dahlquist
Publisher: Bantam
ISBN: 9780307755568
Release Date: 2011-09-14
Genre: Fiction

A mystery as dazziling as a hall of mirrors. A seductive, terrifying, all-too-real world. A beguiling, erotic literary adventure. Discover why readers everywhere are enthralled by this “marvelous confection of a book.”* In which the astonishing adventure to end all adventures continues—and the excitement doubles. Like every other honest man, an assassin has his reputation to consider. So it is with Cardinal Chang. A brutal killer with the heart of a poet, Chang is no longer able to trust those who hired him. Disconcerted, he sets out on the trail of a mystery like no other, in a city few have traveled to—featuring three unlikely heroes with a most intriguing bond. *Philadelphia Inquirer From the Trade Paperback edition.

Machine of Death

Author: Ryan North
Publisher: Machines of Death LLC
ISBN: 9780982167120
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Fiction

Presents fantasy stories written by Internet authors that explore how people, cultures, and societies are affected by the predictions of the Machine, an object that provides short yet vague phrases about how a person will die.

The Graveyard Book

Author: Neil Gaiman
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 9781408808207
Release Date: 2009-11-02
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

When a baby escapes a murderer intent on killing the entire family, who would have thought it would find safety and security in the local graveyard? Brought up by the resident ghosts, ghouls and spectres, Bod has an eccentric childhood learning about life from the dead. But for Bod there is also the danger of the murderer still looking for him - after all, he is the last remaining member of the family. A stunningly original novel deftly constructed over eight chapters, featuring every second year of Bod's life, from babyhood to adolescence. Will Bod survive to be a man?

Flight

Author: Kazu Kibuishi
Publisher: Villard Books
ISBN: 9780345505903
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels

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