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Bee

A story about work and spelling

Emily Short

Sooner or later, you're going to lose. Only one person wins the National Spelling Bee each year, so an elementary understanding of the odds means it almost certainly won't be you. The only question is when you fail, and why.

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Fighting

Stories from NYC's First Female Boxing Gym

K. Carol Douglas

When a woman who's lost everything sets up a gym in a disused building, she becomes an accidental role-model for the disaffected girls of 1970s Brooklyn. It starts with punchbags and skipping ropes, but things soon spiral out of control.

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How To Read

A Varytale Book

Ian Millington and the Varytale Team

An introduction to interactive books: why authors use interactivity in their stories, and the patterns of interactivity you can expect.

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Hymn & Shanty

An Interactive Songbook

Philip Green

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User Published Books

The varytale authoring tools allow anyone to publish their own interactive books. These books have been published by their authors using our tools. We are proud to make them available to you. Please note, however, they have not been subjected to our normal editorial process.

 
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London Road

An urban horror adventure

Lily Fox

Vampires, werewolves, spirits both passive and malign, magical practitioners - even the likes of Derby City Centre is infested with dark and mysterious forces. Those who awaken to the reality of the world around them must make a choice: to fight, to subvert or to throw in their lot with ...

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Sixth Tower

The world can be yours

Lily Fox

A society of magi, sorcerers and warlocks operates in secret throughout the world. Fighting monsters, acquiring artefacts and knowledge, they are the masters of magick in modern times. Are you ready to join them?

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Tillinghast

Ian Duncan

My aunt left me her house in the sleepy New England town of Tillinghast. It seemed like an ideal opportunity to start again. But no sooner had I moved in, than the town began to reveal some of its disturbing secrets.

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