Owen Liston, an environmental attorney, has been making up stories for his young daughter since she was born. He recently allowed me to record a few and publish them for everyone’s enjoyment. Here is one of them. Read it for yourself or share it with the youngsters in your life
Liebe, a young girl living in the Florida Keys with her two fathers, is invited to watch sea turtles come ashore to lay eggs. When one appears to be in trouble because of plastic waste, their friend Jo comes to the rescue. A few weeks later, Liebe’s delighted as countless hatchlings race across the sand to the ocean.
Every day after school, young Zack runs home after his last class, hoping to avoid his abusive father's rage and avoid anymore physical and emotional bruises at home. It isn't until he meets a beautiful stranger at school that he begins to wonder whether or not he's worth anything at all. Can he live in one world and fantasize about the other? Or will he have to choose?
Trent’s stepdad is Chase Hudson, critically acclaimed film director and producer. He’s rich and good-looking, but he’s got issues with control and he feels like he’s totally losing it when he learns he’s on academic probation. He needs a tutor, fast.
Kayden’s used to following the rules. He's premed, like his brother, but his gentle nature draws him to teaching. When Trent approaches him about tutoring, he agrees at once as this is his only chance to get close to his incredibly attractive classmate. They soon realize how much Trent likes to dominate his little teacher and how much Kayden likes to submit to him.
The South Pacific, 1842. These are powder-keg times, and in the midst of French Imperial gun boat diplomacy, Redburn has had enough of the sea. He draws a reluctant Toby into an adventure, and in the process loses something more valuable to him than his own life.
Continuation of Worth the Struggle series, in this book the kids are growing. The adults lives have evolved as have the multitude of families. The struggles have definitely continued, but so has the fun. Join us as the journey of life continues on.
Without a steady job and raising a thirteen-year-old sister on his own, Vic was wounded by tragedy that the speed of time might not heal. However, after his best friend from high school, Fernando, suggested that he should street race, he knew he needed to steer this opportunity before it drove away. With a handy trinket from Fernando, Vic and he will start moving to the top of the street-racing world and will drive through obstacles that threaten both them and the people they care about. And as they avoid crashes with an ex-girlfriend, ex-boyfriend, and others, will they figure out the collision they might need is with their hearts instead?
Barnegat Bay is a romance, which starts on the Jersey shore in the summer of 1932. It focuses on its narrator, Doc, and his friends Mike, Larry, Al, and Spence, summer lifeguards soon headed into their senior year at CCNY -- the City College of New York. This is in the uncertain times and job market of the still early years of the Great Depression, just before Franklin Delano Roosevelt was elected. Joining the guys are Mary and Claire, local to the area but no less ambitious for their lives, and in fairly close by New York City, Doc's parents.
It may initially seem an odd book for this site, but, believe me, it's not.
Owen Liston, an environmental attorney, has been making up stories for his young daughter since she was born. He recently allowed me to record a few and publish them for everyone’s enjoyment. Here is one of them. Read it for yourself or share it with the youngsters in your life.
Liebe, a young girl living in the Florida Keys with her two fathers, helps clean a beach and in the process learns how dangerous plastic can be for the oceans and the animals who live in them.
Jeremy Isen, nephew of Duncan Isen, and son of Duncan's older brother Ian Isen is coming into his own. At fifteen years old, and a Freshman at H. B. Plant High School, Jeremy shows a passion for photography, martial arts, and journalism. As a member of the school's Yearbook Staff, and the chief photo-journalist for both the Yearbook and Newspaper, he's well-known among the high school teens, even outside his grade-level. Events during the school year and the beginning of summer vacation conspire to change his life. Will it be for the better, or for the worse?