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Vol. 16, Iss. 1: Carlos discovered [blank] under a pile of shoes in the back of his grandmother's closet.
Vol. 15, Iss. 4: I came of age in a time of no heroes.
Vol. 15, Iss. 3: There must have been thousands standing in the rain that day.
Vol. 15, Iss. 2: I started collecting secrets when I was just six years old.
Vol. 15, Iss. 1: On a perfect spring morning with flat seas and clear blue skies, Captain Eli P. Cooke made a terrible mistake.
Vol. 14, Iss. 4: Sometimes, when it's quiet, I can remember what my life was like before moving to Cedar Springs.
Vol. 14, Iss. 3: A light snow was falling as Charlie Reardon left the diner and made his way down Madison Street.
Vol. 14, Iss. 2: Rachel's first trip to England didn't go as planned.
Vol. 14, Iss. 1: "There are a few things you need to know before we start."
Vol. 13, Iss. 4: It had been a long year.
Vol. 13, Iss. 3: Edwin spotted them the moment he stepped off the train.
Vol. 13, Iss. 2: "We need to talk."
Vol. 13, Iss. 1: Sam was a loyal employee.
Vol. 12, Iss. 4: Until I stumbled across an article about him in the paper, I never realized how much Walter Dodge and I are alike.
Vol. 12, Iss. 3: Three thousand habitable planets in the known universe, and I'm stuck on the only one without [blank].
Vol. 12, Iss. 2: Paul and Miriam Kaufman met the old-fashioned way.
Vol. 12, Iss. 1: Working for God is never easy.
Vol. 11, Iss. 4: Waiting for change always seems to take longer than you would expect.
Vol. 11, Iss. 3: "My life is a sham."
Vol. 11, Iss. 2: For two weeks now, I've been trying to figure out if people are laughing with me or at me.
Vol. 11, Iss. 1: Herman Sligo was a bit actor who played Uncle Emil in three episodes of the popular television series The Five Sisters.
Vol. 10, Iss. 4: While not the intended effect, the outcome was surprisingly satisfying.
Vol. 10, Iss. 3: Roy owned the only drive-thru funeral business in Maine.
Vol. 10, Iss. 2: Nick had considered himself a lucky guy, until now.
Vol. 10, Iss. 1: Sometimes the name they give you is all wrong.
Vol. 9, Iss. 4: After nine years of marriage, Mary knew that the holidays were not a good time to ask her husband for a favor.
Vol. 9, Iss. 3: Calvin once complained that there were not enough [blank] in the world.
Vol. 9, Iss. 2: My first impression of Phillip was that he was blessed with ignorance.
Vol. 9, Iss. 1: In Pigwell, time is not measured in days or weeks but by the number of eighteen wheelers that drive past my house.
Vol. 8, Iss. 4: It was her silent affirmations that kept her from going completely insane.
Vol. 8, Iss. 3: When my brother, Andrew, went away to college, he left me his fishing pole, a well-read copy of The Wind in the Willows, and a stack of Playboys.
Vol. 8, Iss. 2: Tessa sent up a hasty prayer for forgiveness as she slipped on the dress Mamma had bought her in exchange for a promise not to marry Al.
Vol. 8, Iss. 1: Mamma has always had a love for other people's possessions.
Vol. 7, Iss. 4: "That was the best game we've ever had!"
Vol. 7, Iss. 3: Having little to his name when he died, the reading of Henry Fromm's will went quickly.
Vol. 7, Iss. 2: As the warrior guided [his/her] horse back home, [he/she] pondered what the future might hold.
Vol. 7, Iss. 1: Life would be so much easier if I were a cartoon character.
Vol. 6, Iss. 4: The inside was dark.
Vol. 6, Iss. 3: I was born Rosa Carlotta Silvana Grisanti, but in the mid-Eighties, I legally changed my name to Eve.
Vol. 6, Iss. 2: "Why are you always so cynical?"
Vol. 6, Iss. 1: There were five of them, which was two more than I'd been expecting.
Vol. 5, Iss. 4: I opened my e-mail with a mix of apprehension and excitement.
Vol. 5, Iss. 3: "So, all of it was just a lie?"
Vol. 5, Iss. 2: The view from up here is incredible and makes me feel [blank].
Vol. 5, Iss. 1: Paul Fischer was a graduate student studying biochemistry at Emory when he met my mother.
Vol. 4, Iss. 4: I can't believe I just heard that.
Vol. 4, Iss. 3: Jimmy Hanson was a sallow man who enjoyed little in life save for his [blank].
Vol. 4, Iss. 2: "The incident on the island is the stuff of legend, but let me tell you the real story."
Vol. 4, Iss. 1: The first thing I saw when I woke was Chris' face.
Vol. 3, Iss. 6: "How did you end up with a nickname like that?"
Vol. 3, Iss. 5: "Please state your name for the court."
Vol. 3, Iss. 4: "Step this way as our tour of Earth continues."
Vol. 3, Iss. 3: Hal couldn't sleep.
Vol. 3, Iss. 2: The party was only the beginning of what would happen tonight.
Vol. 3, Iss. 1: "It was the only thing he couldn't do for her."
Vol. 2, Iss. 6: It sounded like she said, "Every day when I get home, I find a naked body in the bed."
Vol. 2, Iss. 5: Whitney Heather Yates knew she was in trouble from the moment she learned how to spell her name.
Vol. 2, Iss. 4: I remember the radio was playing the best song.
Vol. 2, Iss. 3: My father and I left on a Thursday.
Vol. 2, Iss. 2: The person on the train kept saying, "I believe," over and over and over.
Vol. 2, Iss. 1: The picture told the entire story.
Vol. 1, Iss. 4: As the curtain rose, the scenario began to play itself out.
Vol. 1, Iss. 3: "Well, there's ten minutes of my life I'll never get back."
Vol. 1, Iss. 2: The rules are clearly spelled out in the brochure.
Vol. 1, Iss. 1: Just like his fifth grade teacher, Mr. Young, had always told him, Brian put on his thinking cap.

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