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Elderland by Mike_I_am
Elderlandby Mike
* Updates every Wednesday * Manhattan, 1929. The City is on its knees following a devastating crash in the stock market. Thanks to the Prohibition, criminals are making...
  • veteran
  • ww1
  • roaringtwenties
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My Heart In the Freak Show. #Short story. #Chicklit by TerraBeilman
My Heart In the Freak Show. TerraBeilman
A short story about a girl named Irene in the 1930's that meets a cute guy at the circus with a strange secret.
  • circus
  • younglove
  • love
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So Says Eldridge by Liz_Lane
So Says Eldridgeby Liz Of The Road
Dani Carter is not ready to be forgotten. Not yet. It's been a month since fifteen year old Dani Carter's best friend of a decade moved to the U.K, and their relationshi...
  • eldridge
  • magicalrealism
  • hipster
+16 more
Stellina by ellieerose_
Stellinaby Ellie
France, 1935. It was the snow that took fifteen-year-old Lina's voice away from her. It was the snow that killed her brother, and the snow that forced her family to move...
  • wattys2018
  • greatdepression
  • diversity
+16 more
The Enigma of Nadine Brook by wiipciity
The Enigma of Nadine Brookby j. grace
"Lost to the world, she was never seen of again." In 1932, a magical society being destroyed by a tyrant sends idealistic Isadora Georges and two other friends...
  • earth
  • fantasy
  • elements
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Of Mice And Men Review by Pulse_Baby
Of Mice And Men Reviewby Elenar Breton
Opinions are my own. Credit to original author.
  • lennie
  • george
  • bookreview
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𝒍𝒐𝒗𝒆𝒃𝒖𝒈 ♕ dorbyn by BESSONBIBS
𝒍𝒐𝒗𝒆𝒃𝒖𝒈 ♕ dorbynby ♕
𝒍𝒐𝒗𝒆𝒃𝒖𝒈, promise me you'll never let me go
  • gay
  • whydontwe
  • poor
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Boys of Blood by SavageSunnyglasses
Boys of Bloodby S.S Glasses
The stock market crashed in the 1930's. Henry Laurens finds that only one third of their money had been saved in the bank. The man shares this with his eldest son, John...
  • 1930s
  • greatdepression
  • laurens
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Hey Little Songbird-A Hadestown Story by RachelLesch
Hey Little Songbird-A Hadestown Rachel Lesch
This is the story of Orpheus and Eurydice as told in Anaïs Mitchell's album "Hadestown" and stage adaptation. In depression era New Orleans, young Orpheus and...
  • orpheusandeurydice
  • greekmythology
  • orpheus
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Sleep Here Till Morning| M.Banks  by hunnypctts
Sleep Here Till Morning| M.Banks by Jedi in training
M.Banks x OC M.P Brother and sister, Jane and Micheal Banks grew up in a world of magic because of the wonderful, yet mysterious nanny, Mary Poppins. But the children...
  • fanfiction
  • unitedkingdom
  • fanfic
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Piano Lessons by reylogarbagecan
Piano Lessonsby Emmeline
A Reylo AU: The year is 1930. People are starving. Rey is starving. She was abandoned at a young age and when she ran from the stifling orphanage, no one seemed to care...
  • piano
  • reylo
  • music
+11 more
The American Depression (Hetalia) by Sukitalia
The American Depression (Hetalia)by Sara Renae
Hetalia fanfiction set during the events of the Great Depression. Stocks have dropped and the countries are at each other's throats trying to fix the financial crisis A...
  • aph
  • hetaliaaxispowers
  • hetalia
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SC: Liberty's Safeguard by MichaelMangual
SC: Liberty's Safeguardby Shattered Citadel
Riot Police during the Second Great Depression are called in to crush a riot that broke out at the local breadline after the food runs out. One cop struggles with his gu...
  • revolt
  • wwiii
  • colonies
+16 more
Bullies by Trekkiehood
Bulliesby Jamie Dawn
Or Five times Steve couldn't stand up for himself and the one time he did. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Joseph laughed drunkenly, "How can you...
  • weak
  • getbackup
  • childabuse
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The Hell I Carry by MisterLucasDerion
The Hell I Carryby Lukeass
It's funny how a memory has the potential to weasel its way up from the depths of one's mind and float effortlessly on its surface. We are then forced to re-live the mom...
  • abuse
  • greatdepression
  • childabuse
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1937: A Kit Story by innerstar06
1937: A Kit Storyby Samantha Williams
Three years after the main events of the "Kit Kittredge" series, thirteen year old Kit is facing new changes in her house- some for the better, some for the wo...
  • kitkittredge
  • history
  • americangirl
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Within the Truth by sheenw81
Within the Truthby sheenw81
Based off of Harper Lee's famous novel "To Kill a Mockingbird", this is my take on what could have been an alternate ending to the story after the trial if Tom...
  • murder
  • change
  • greatdepression
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Playing House Away From Home by Preslynn
Playing House Away From Homeby Preslynn
Elvis Presley and Loretta Lynn are filming a movie in the midst of his marriage crisis. NOT Priscilla or Mooney friendly. DO *NOT* read only to comment that "Prisc...
  • elvis
  • dustbowl
  • 1970s
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The Girl in the Library by allegramarisol
The Girl in the Libraryby Allegra
When Ollie first heard about the ghost in the library from the school gossip, he never expected her to be real. But Annabelle Grey, the ghost of a young girl with a tra...
  • paranormal
  • paranormalcommunity
  • ghosts
+16 more
A Christmas Fantasy by GoldenScriptWriter
A Christmas Fantasyby Golden Script Writer
The year is 1931. It is the Great Depression and it's the Christmas season. A family lives during this time and trying to figure out how to survive during the harsh wint...
  • fantasizing
  • holiday
  • brotherandsister
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