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Book: Importing Democracy - The Role of NGOs in South Africa, Tajikistan, & Argentina by Julie Fisher
While street protesters demanding democratic reforms make headlines in the international news, Importing Democracy: The Role of NGOs in South Africa, Tajikistan, and Argentina, written by Julie Fisher and published by the Kettering Foundation Press, focuses on a quieter movement led by democratization NGOs. In South Africa, the Good Governance Learning Network shares participatory tools to make [...]
 
Book: A Stranger On My Land - A Civil War Romance by Sandra Merville Hart
Inspirational Reader's Choice Award Finalist Carrie and her little brother, Jay, find a wounded soldier on their land after a battle which later became known as "The Battle Above the Clouds." Adam, a Union soldier, has been shot twice in the arm. Though Carrie is reluctant to take Adam to their cave where her family hides their livestock from both armies, she cannot turn her back on him. But her [...]
 
Book: The RED PATH - Indian Brigades in the Civil War by Robert W. Walker
When hostilities in the Civil War come to Indian Territory it is no surprise that already Indian agents, all southern and "secesh" to a man had early on recruited many Indian leaders and their followers for the Confederate States of America. Southern Indian Brigades were quickly established, and one in particular under Col. Stand Watie, whose participation is key to The RED PATH. A second Chief, [...]
 
Book: What Kind Of Society Are We Leaving Our Kids by Chris Vaca
What are we doing to our children? What kind of world are we leaving them? Everything is done because of political correctness these days, it does not matter what is right for our kids, as long as it is politically correct. Well I throw political correctness out the window in this book and I say what needs to be said. You might agree, you might not agree, it doesn't matter, I am pissed off and [...]
 
Book: The Weight Of Beauty by Neda Dropulić
"I was afraid I couldn't live up to the image of the woman I had to be. Being a woman means being pretty, well-groomed, smart, caring, kind, happy, a mother, a nurturer, a protector, a lover, a friend, support and a teacher. I couldn't be all of that! I couldn't do it all perfectly! I was falling apart, looking at my life and feeling scared, paralysed by the mess in my past. I didn't know where [...]
 
Book: Seeing Through Sampson's Eyes - Step in another's shoes, and the journey begins... (Made for Me Book 2) by Pamela Schloesser Canepa
Who knows what secrets lie behind one's eyes? You have no idea until you walk in their shoes. In a technologically advanced, yet socially regressing society, Norrie, daughter of Sampson and Abrielle, is about to learn what it's like to be considered less than human. She is now twenty, curious, confident, and unstoppable. Embarking on a journey together, Norrie and Abrielle set out to discover [...]
 
Book: My Dear Wife and Children - Civil War Letters from a 2nd Minnesota Volunteer by Nick K. Adams
What does a father write to his wife and young children when he's gone to war? Does he explain why he left them? How does he answer their constant questions about his return? Which of his experiences does he relate, and which does he pass over? Should he describe his feelings of separation and loneliness? These questions are as relevant today as they were over 150 years ago, when David Brainard [...]
 
Book: Pursuing Gold - A Novel of the Civil War by Cynthia L Simmons
With his father dead and his business partner incapacitated, Peter Chandler inherits the leadership of a bank in economic crisis. With only a newly-minted college degree and little experience, Peter joins his partner's daughter, Mary Beth Roper, in a struggle to keep C&R Bank afloat while the Civil War rages around Chattanooga. Political pressure for unsecured loans of gold to the government [...]
 
Book: The Ashes and the Roses by Siara Brandt
Two years of war have torn the country apart, and there is no end in sight. Both sides hold deeply to opposing convictions. When Ascensia McCay is caught up in a brutal guerilla raid, she finds herself a prisoner of a Rebel spy. The war spares no one, it seems, and she is soon caught up in a world of smuggling and espionage, where greed and corruption have free rein, and where traitors boldly [...]
 
Book: Slack's War - Selected Civil War Letters of General James R. Slack, 47th Indiana Volunteer Infantry, to His Wife, Ann, 1862-1865 by David Williamson
"Slack's War" consists of 121 letters written from 1862 to 1865 by General James R. Slack, 47th Indiana Volunteer Infantry, to his wife, Ann. Slack's letters span the entire length of his service and include not only his commentary on all the events and battles he participated in (New Madrid, the White River and Yazoo Pass Expeditions, Grant's March, Port Gibson, Champion Hill, Vicksburg, [...]
 
Book: The Gray Ship by Russell F. Moran
Alternate history, military fiction, and a time travel romance. Captain Ashley Patterson is a 36 year old Commanding Officer of a nuclear guided missile cruiser. While steaming toward Charleston, South Carolina in April 2013, the ship encounters a time warp or wormhole. Suddenly, Captain Patterson and her 930 crewmembers find themselves in the year 1861, two days before the start of the Civil [...]
 
Book: The Uncivil War - Battle in the Classroom by Nick K. Adams
Morgan Huddleston and Jeremy Wiggins have shared a classroom for three years, disliking each other the whole time and always in constant competition. Then a fourth grade social studies assignment reveals they are directly connected by tragic events that occurred 150 years earlier. Morgan and Jeremy contact their relatives and learn they both had a great-great-great-grandfather at the Battle of [...]
 
Book: Terms of Surrender by Lorrie Farrelly
The War Between the States not only destroyed all Michael Cantrell loved, it left the young, former Confederate cavalry officer without faith or hope, a solitary, haunted man trying to escape his demons in the vast western frontier. Then, one spring day along the Wind River, he finds himself suddenly in the thick of another life-and-death struggle - Annie Devlin's war. Desperate to hang on to her [...]
 
Book: Civil War Journal of a Union Soldier by P.C. Zick
Do you love history? Are you interested in the Civil War? Then this book is one you're sure to enjoy. Here is the personal account of a Union soldier during the Civil War when young men were forced to kill their own countrymen. Harmon Camburn signed up for duty as a Union soldier two weeks after the first shots were fired in the Civil War. He served for the next three years. He was present at [...]
 
Book: Noble Cause - A Civil War Novel of Love and War by Jessica James
#1 Amazon Kindle Bestseller Winner of 5 national literary awards - The Civil War novel Shades of Gray has a new happily-ever-after ending in this award-winning and Amazon bestselling novel called Noble Cause. Noble Cause is the recipient of the coveted John Esten Cooke Award for Southern Fiction and captured the title for Regional Fiction in the 2011 Next Generation Indie Award contest. It was [...]
 
Book: The Hogs of Cold Harbor - The Civil War Saga of Pvt. Johnny Hess, CSA by Richard Lee Fulgham
Gory, terrifying, historically accurate, impeccably detailed, and absolutely true account of Rebel soldier's experience during America's Civil War. He survives thirteen battles in four major campaigns under Generals George Pickett and William Longstreet. Yet, our soldier's worst fear is not of being shot but of the smart, ruthless wild hogs stalking both armies. He can see them on the mountains, [...]
 
Book: The 47th Indiana Volunteer Infantry - A Civil War History by David Williamson
Organized at Indianapolis in December 1861, the 47th Indiana Volunteer Infantry's Civil War service spanned the Mississippi Valley and the Gulf South. From Louisville to New Orleans and on to Mobile, General James R. Slack and the 47th Indiana took the war to the inland waterways and southern bayous, fighting in many of the Civil War's most famous campaigns, including Vicksburg, Red River and [...]
 
Book: Miriam's Rebirth (The Strasburg Chronicles Book 5) by Pippa Greathouse
It is February of 1865; The Civil War has been going on for five years now. Flaxen-haired and blue-eyed Miriam Hanner Clarke is widowed at age twenty-eight after her husband, Burton, went to serve in the war and was killed in battle. She fills her days of dealing with his loss by working in the dormitory, which has been turned into a hospital. No longer the quiet, shy, stuttering girl she was [...]
 
Book: Damned Yankee - The Story of a Marriage (The Civil War in South Carolina's Low Country Book 5) by Carolyn P. Schriber
These are the people you don't read about in history books. A Harvard-educated New Englander. He was welcomed as a teacher by a school for apprentices in Charleston, South Carolina. But when his history lessons about the founding of America clashed with the pro-secession rhetoric of local slave-owners, he was out of a job. Can he find a way to reconcile his abolitionist sentiments with the [...]
 
Book: The Third Battalion Mississippi Infantry and the 45th Mississippi Regiment - A Civil War History by David Williamson
This is an accounting of the experiences of the soldiers of Hardcastle's 3rd Battalion Mississippi Infantry from enlistment to the end of the war. It includes their mid-war incarnation as the 45th Mississippi Regiment and the role they played in Cleburne's fabled division during almost every major engagement of the Army of Tennessee. Told as much as possible from the point of view of the soldier, [...]
 
Book: AMERICA IN THE 21st CENTURY - A Political, Historical, Sociological Perspective (Book 2) by Kathleen Babbitt, D.Sc.
This is not for people who avoid the truth, and rely on disinformation. It's not for people who have to have happy endings and Pollyanna stories about America. This is telling it like it is and like it was. It's for people who want the unvarnished unmitigated truth, for better or worse, about political, historical, and sociological America. So it is controversial. In the 21st century in America [...]
 
Book: The Lushland Evolution by Pat McNamara
Ever notice that the world could be a nicer place to live in? If you didn't, then you're not paying much attention! As you well know, we all grow-up facing life's trials and tribulations. Some succeed and live happily, and unfortunately, some do not. Lushland is a small island nation that is renowned the world over for its gorgeous greeness, but it has a big problem - people and nature don't [...]
 
Book: Featherlight by Laura Fields
The life of Jacque Winters has not been easy. After being abused by her father and shutting herself off socially, she was kidnapped by strangers. The good news is that her kidnappers are kind. The bad news? She is now forced to live in a society controlled by men, which is practically her worst nightmare. Despite her promises to never fall in love, one man is proving those promises to be [...]
 
Book: Sarah's Spaceship Adventure (Mackenzie's Rock) by Stan Morris
When Sarah sneaks out of her house to go joyriding in her boyfriend's space yacht, she expects to be back before dawn. But her boyfriend is not as swift as she had thought, and now she's in real trouble. A chance encounter with some space junk, and a rescue by a young space merchant, sends Sarah off to the Hoop. Awaiting her is adventure, danger, romance, and discovering that she capable of doing [...]
 
Book: The Methuselah Strain by Stuart Aken
As the Prime Renegade plans the disabling of automatic systems that support the dwindling human population, she seeks a man to love and to father her child. The usual route of artificial insemination appeals to her about as much as the materialistic and hedonistic philosophy that now drives most people. And, secretly, forces designed to serve mankind develop a sense of superiority that might [...]
 
Book: Mission by Philip Spires
Michael, a missionary priest in Kenya, has just killed Munyasya, a retired army officer. It might have been an accident, but Mulonzya, a politician resentful of the power of foreign churches, tries to exploit the tragedy for his own ends. Boniface, a young church worker, and his wife, Josephine, have just lost their child. They did not make it to the hospital in time, possibly because Michael [...]
 
Book: Made for Me - It's all chemistry...isn't it? by Pamela Schloesser Canepa
An unusual, futuristic romance. What will the search for love be like in the future? The year is 2032, and Abrielle is looking for true love. In a world ruled by technology, where computers make much of our decisions for us, Abrielle is about to meet the man of her dreams, thanks to a guaranteed matchmaker website. What she encounters on that first date will be a tale to rival any first date [...]
 
Book: Altered Life by Pearlie Wood
Abigail McKenzie was a bright, popular high school student with great dreams for her future. One day, mental illness struck and those dreams came crashing down. Or did they? In this fascinating psychological novel, we learn about schizophrenia from the perspective of eighteen year old Abby. She unexpectedly finds herself afflicted with a condition that has severe social stigma and for which there [...]
 
Book: Novel Ideas by J. C. Allen
Penny Reed's hopes for the future came to a crashing halt when her father died, making her a ward of the state. Knowing her grandfather was still alive and recognizing she'd never survive in the 'system,' she stole her father's boat and sailed away. Billionaire author Forrest Reed was a man who danced to the beat of his own drum. Having little tolerance for most people and appalled by the [...]
 
Book: The Gardener by Rachel de Vine
Kate Winters came under the guardianship of her aunt and uncle after the death of her father. It quickly became clear to her that they found her care a burden, and were anxious to marry her off as soon as a coming out ball could be arraigned. In the meantime, Kate's infatuation with the handsome, young gardener, Barnes, has awakened her latent sexuality. She knew that such a relationship would [...]
 
Book: Thicker than Blood by Thea Hartley
When coalminer Davy is seriously injured in a pit accident it makes life very hard for him and his wife Marie. It is 1940 and besides the constraints of rationing, they become poor and I'll. in desperation, Marie takes a job in a local factory, earning money for her family. She meets the charismatic Tony who had been invalided out of the forces. They fall in love and she feels happier than she [...]
 
Book: Poetic Therapy - Poems & Rhymes to Help Mankind by Greg Ware
AMAZON #1 BESTSELLER Everyone wants to be enlightened in their life, but they also desire to be entertained! Poetic Therapy is the antidote to this dilemma as it accomplishes both goals with one inoculation. As an educator, comedian, hit songwriter and producer, Greg Ware is the most logical choice to administer this miraculous serum. The life-long benefits of these seventy poems may be more [...]
 
Book: Danger by Design by Helen Macie Osterman
In Danger by Design, senior citizen Net Petrone resides in a retirement complex. The previous owner of her apartment died of a heart attack, and to her son's dismay, the woman's will named a suspicious organization as heir. Her son is convinced there was a last minute change, and he is searching for that latest will. Net learns a number of widows in the complex joined this society for the [...]
 
Book: Madame's Double Life by Keegan Lace
Lady Victoria was born into high society and high standards in the the English country side. The dictates of Victorian society do not provide a good fit for a 17 year old free spirit. Lady Victoria is as wild as the lavender growing on the white cliffs of Dover. She is a dreamer when her life is thrown into turmoil with the arranged marriage to the much older Lord Hawthorne. He is the Duke of [...]
 
Book: Math City by Ahmad Amani
Math City is a place within a Math book, and the pages of the book are the streets of Math City. In this City, Monster Number was grossly overweight and had a shaggy body, like a mammoth. In the beginning, Monster Number could not walk very well. Though he swayed a little,tottering and often falling, my father trained him to detect and to kill. In a few days, we attacked Math City. Math City was [...]
 
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