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Book: Eva Gore Booth, The Other Sister - The Remarkable Sybling of Constance Markievicz by Brighid O'Sullivan
Why would a wealthy Anglo/Irish woman choose to leave the splendor of her large exquisite family home nestled in the lush green hills of Ireland, her own private gardens, and a fairy tale palace where everyone loved her, to live in the slums of Manchester? By the late 19th century, Europe was not only a battlefield, but living conditions of many European cities were only slightly better to those [...]
 
Book: Little Miss History Travels to Mount Rushmore by Barbara Ann Mojica
Little Miss History Travels to Mount Rushmore is the first in a series of books using the Little Miss History character as a guide. She looks like a wannabe park ranger with pig tails and hiking boots three sizes too big. With her as your child's guide learning about people and places of historical importance will be fun and educational. The aim of these books is to whet your child's appetite to [...]
 
Book: Easter in Images (Historical Events) by Suzi Love
Images of Easter through history, including artworks, postcards, and Faberge eggs and jewelry. Easter in Images is Book 2 in my Historical Events Series and is a companion book to History of Christmases Past, both of which focus on the customs and traditions celebrated throughout world history at the time of these important religious holidays. This book is full of paintings and images of Easter [...]
 
Book: 100 Things You Didn't Know About Ireland - A Guide To Irish History and Civilization by Brighid O'Sullivan
Do you keep putting off your dream off of traveling to Ireland one day? Do you wish you knew more but aren't a fan of big lengthy boring history books? Brighid O'Sullivan has been studying Irish history for over eight years and boasts over 500 Irish history books in her own personal library. She's been from one end of the island to the other numerous times and most recently studied 19th century [...]
 
Book: Little Miss HISTORY Travels to The Statue of Liberty (Volume 2) by Barbara Ann Mojica
Since her last trip to Mount Rushmore, Little Miss HISTORY has journeyed more than 1700 miles over land, sea and air to reach her second destination, The Statue of Liberty. This national treasure stands proudly in New York Harbor welcoming all people to the land of freedom and opportunity. In this second book of the series, Little Miss HISTORY will help you discover who thought of the statue in [...]
 
Book: Petticoat Rebels of 1916 - Extraordinary Women in Ireland's Struggle for Freedom by Brighid O'Sullivan
What would you do if you lived in Ireland and children all around you were starving, the few jobs allotted to men were scarce, unemployment so high people crammed together with no heat, no food, and no sanitation, poverty, crime, and infant death skyrocketed above every other country in Europe, and you blamed England? Petticoat Rebels of 1916 is about a some of the strongest, bravest women in [...]
 
Book: Little Miss HISTORY Travel to SEQUOIA National Park (Volume 3) by Barbara Ann Mojica
2014 HONORABLE MENTION CLIPPAWARD Since her last expedition to the Statue of Liberty, Little Miss HISTORY is flying across the North American continent to the recesses of Sequoia National Park, where she is skydiving into its forest! Here in the "land of the living giants," the reader will learn about the differences between redwood and sequoia trees and of its first inhabitants and wildlife. [...]
 
Book: Paradise Island, Heavenly Journey by Jon Magee
Dr. Kate Hartig writes "In his recently published first book From Barren Rocks to Living Stones Jon Magee recounts his teenage years living in Aden, Yemen, during the mid 1960s. In Paradise Island Jon travels back to an earlier period of his childhood. He reflects on his life as a young boy living with his family in Singapore during the 1950's. He discusses the trials and joy of British military [...]
 
Book: Philosophy Basics - A Jargon-Free Guide for Beginners by Doug Erlandson
Unlock the Secrets of Philosophy Explore the World of Ideas In Philosophy Basics: A Jargon-Free Guide for Beginners, Dr. Doug Erlandson offers an easy-to-understand guide to the study of philosophy. His simple, non-technical approach covers the major topics of philosophy in a way that even those who have no familiarity with philosophy will understand. Philosophy Basics is the result of [...]
 
Book: From Barren Rocks...To Living Stones by Jon Magee
From Scotland to East Anglia and internationally in Australia and America all ages are riveted by this story. The unique style of using the journey back to England as a frame to tell the deeper story is proving to be a great enticement to those of East Anglia as their acts of kindness are revealed. Helen Eadie, Member of the Scottish Parliament, writes in the forward "Jon . . . provides insight [...]
 
Book: The Longest Shot - Jack Fleck, Ben Hogan, and Pro Golf's Greatest Upset at the 1955 U.S. Open by Neil Sagebiel
The inspirational story of the unknown golfer from Iowa who beat his idol in the 1955 U.S. Open With the overlooked Jack Fleck still playing the course, NBC-TV proclaimed that the legendary Ben Hogan had won his record fifth U.S. Open and signed off from San Francisco. Undaunted, the forgotten Iowan rallied to overcome a nine-shot deficit over the last three rounds still a U.S. Open record and [...]
 
Book: BOBBY CONVICT, School of Hard Knocks by Bobby Wilhelm and Faye Higbee
For the print version a UV light is suggested due to invisible ink entries scattered throughout the book. Buy one here: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00AY4QP2Y Drop the book and no one gets hurt! Ahh, so you're a rule breaker yourself. Ok, fasten your neck brace for the roller-coaster ride of disbelief or neck-breaking laughter at the antics of a misguided youth. Grandpa Louie passed down his [...]
 
Book: The Rescue Man - A by Henry Lowenstein
THE RESCUE MAN presents the extraordinary and unique journey of a World War II-era rescue pilot, First Lieutenant Frank Philby "Bud" Hayes, from his childhood in Idaho through his training for and service during World War II. Bud helps tell this story himself through his letters and records, which are this book's main foundation and reveal tales of excitement, trials and tribulations, [...]
 
Book: From a Foreign Shore - Stories of History and Alternate History by Andrew Knighton
What if someone had conquered the Vikings, someone claiming to be their gods? What if King Arthur's knights met a very different metal-clad warrior? What if you were ordered to execute a statue, and hanging just didn't seem to work? These short stories explore different aspects of history, some of them grounded in reality, some alternative takes on the past as we know it. Stories of daring and [...]
 
Book: Sergeant Goldsby and the 10th Cavalry - The Worm Turns by Fred Staff
This fast paced, action packed historical novel follows the true life story of George Goldsby. He was born a slave and lived in Alabama until the Civil War broke out and was forced to work for his master in the war effort. He was at Picket's Charge and escaped during the battle at Gettysburg. He served in the Union Army until the end of the war and then returned home to find his life in as bad a [...]
 
Book: Hidden in Plain Sight - The Other People in Norman Rockwell's America by Jane Allen Petrick
Norman Rockwell's America was not all white. . . As early as 1936, Norman Rockwell was portraying African-Americans, Asian Americans and Native Americans with empathy and a dignity often denied them at the time. And he created these portraits from live models. Hidden in Plain Sight: The Other People in Norman Rockwell's America chronicles for the first time Norman Rockwell's portrayal of [...]
 
Book: The Bride's Trunk - A Story of War and Reconciliation by Ingrid Dixon
"An extraordinary narrative" "Carefully pieced together from personal and official documents, oral testimony and material objects." "A gripping and moving story, with excellent illustrations." A true story of love and reconciliation in the aftermath of the Second World War. Minny leaves Germany on a bitterly cold morning in December 1946 and travels to England to marry Jim, a British Intelligence [...]
 
Book: Cat and Mouse by Tim Vicary
Cat and Mouse is the gripping story of two sisters fighting for women's rights in the turbulent months before the outbreak of war in 1914. When Sarah Becket, a militant suffragette, discovers that her own husband, a respected Liberal MP, is involved in a scandalous prostitution racket, she takes a knife from her kitchen and goes out into London's West End, determined to protest for women's rights [...]
 
Book: Stoking the Embers of War by Jerry Genesio
Stoking the Embers of War is a historical novel set in Portland, District of Maine, Massachusetts, 1789-90. The Treaty of Paris, which officially ended the American Revolutionary War, was signed less than seven years earlier, in 1783, and though all that remained of the war's inferno was little more than smoldering embers in the memories of those who survived, passions ignited by the conflict [...]
 
Book: Rasputin and The Jews - A Reversal of History by Delin Colón
This book is a well-documented account of Rasputin as a healer, equal rights activist and man of God, and why he was so vilified by the aristocracy that their vicious rumors became accepted as history. For nearly a century, Grigory Rasputin, spiritual advisor to Russia's last Tsar and Tsarina, has been unjustly maligned simply because history is written by the politically powerful and not by the [...]
 
Book: How to Write a Book - Write a nonfiction book in 7 days with this step-by-step guide by Rebecca McGregor
How to Write a Book Amazon Best Seller in two categories Download this Great Book Today! Available to Read on your computer, MAC, smartphone, kindle reader, iPad, or tablet! Have you been dreaming about jumping over those hurdles in the way of writing your first book? Here I am going to teach you to jump higher than you have ever jumped before and catch those dreams. So, you're a writer? But, so [...]
 
Book: The Republic by Peter O'Lalor
This is a student's guide to the The Never Realized Republic published in print, (2004) and a Kindle rewrite, (March of 2012). Since the book covers a lot of history it also explains what makes history non-fiction and explains the history of the written word. It is a lesson in scholarship as well as a lesson not only in history, but what history the American Founders were most familiar with. For [...]
 
Book: Slave - Escaping The Chains of Freedom by Jacqueline Malcolm
It's 18th Century New York and the slave trade continues amidst an historical political upheaval. Hezekiah Thomas, born the son of a white General and his black enslaved mother, suddenly finds himself a free man. But what is freedom without money? Through a concoction of chance and opportunities, Hezekiah is faced with the decision to go against all of his convictions and become an owner of [...]
 
Book: The Wisdom of Les Miserables - Lessons From the Heart of Jean Valjean by Alfred J. Garrotto
What can a modern seeker learn about life and love from an old French novel? Plenty! Jean Valjean represents humanity in its brokenness and potential for selfless living. Through a set of Reflections, I offer Hugo's flawed protagonist as a model for anyone in search of wisdom. Each explores a universal theme. Questions invite you to use the book as your personal wisdom journal. The inspiration [...]
 
Book: Forebears by John Needham
When Jay Harding is given his grandmother June's diary after her death he discovers a vivid picture depicting one Englishwoman's life from childhood during the dark times of wartime Britain up to the present day. But he's already learned dark secrets. Prior to her passing his grandmother had told him the story of her forebears beginning in the early optimistic years of the twentieth century, [...]
 
Book: What Would Jesus Tweet? by Deborah Dian
If Jesus were alive today, how would He communicate with His millions of followers around the world? Certainly He would use all the forms of technology at his disposal, including Twitter. This book contains over 200 Bible verses from the Gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke and John, reworded to meet the Twitter limitation of 140 characters. These Tweets were composed from words that His disciples [...]
 
Book: The Never Realized Republic - Political Economy and Republican Virtue by Peter O'Lalor
The Never Realized Republic demonstrates European heritage and English Common-law as being the foundation of society in colonial America and then its subsequent republican society. Before the inception of America's federal republic, in 1788, the Revolutionary generation upheld a traditional republican heritage. This heritage was supported through education, religion, and rooted in the English [...]
 
Book: Empress Wu Zetian (The Legendary Women of World History Book 5) by Laurel A. Rockefeller
The most hated woman in Chinese history! Travel back in time over one thousand years and meet the first and only female emperor of China. Born Wu Zhao and given the reign title "Zetian" just weeks before her death in 705 CE, Empress Wu was the unwanted daughter of Chancellor Wu Shihuo -- too bright, too educated, and too politically focused to make a good wife according to contemporary [...]
 
Book: Mist Before the Rising Sun by Jonathan M. Nielson
For those familiar with the Indian Wars, the forty years of conflict fought for control of the Great Plains during ans after the Civil War, mention of the epic fight on the Arickaree Fork of the Republican River known as the battle of Beecher or Beecher's island, conjures images of heroism, sacrifice and survival, suffering unimaginable hardships against insurmountable odds. The distinction is [...]
 
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 House on the Beach by Joan Fallon
Rocio and Inma meet as children and promise to be life-long friends. Set in Spain, in the years after the Civil War, their unlikely friendship faces many challenges. It is a time when women have few rights and are controlled not only by a dictatorial State but also by an ever-watchful Church. The girls come from different strata of society, one is poor and the other rich. But they each have their [...]
 
Book: The Cult - A Novel of Two Norman Kingdoms (The Abraxas Chronicles Book 1) by Richard Devlin
HONORABLE MENTION, FOREWORD REVIEWS' INDIEFAB BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD FOR HISTORICAL FICTION A meeting of two worlds. A tale of forbidden love. A chronicle of heresy and crime. Set in the late twelfth century in England and Arab-Norman Sicily, The Cult follows the fates of Elise, Edmond, and Martin, three pupils of a learned English scholar. Early in the story, all three friends become caught in a [...]
 
Book: The History of the Snowman by The History of the Snowman
Who made the first snowman? Who first came up with the idea of placing snowballs on top of each other, and who decided they would use a carrot for a nose? Most puzzling of all: How can this mystery ever be solved, with all the evidence long since melted? The snowman appears everywhere on practically everything - from knickknacks to greeting cards to seasonal sweaters we plan to return. Whenever [...]
 
Book: Conquering Passion - The Montbryce Legacy by Anna Markland
Praise for Conquering Passion "Wow,loved this book. It kept me reading until 2am. I had to force myself to put it down to go to bed. This author certainly knows her history." Helen Scott Taylor, author of Oceans Between Us "...a sweeping Norman epic. Markland has done her research and it shows. The plot moves at a nice pace, never lingering. The characters are interesting and likable. The [...]
 
Book: The Keepers of Time (Book Five of the Time Magnet Series 1) by Russell F. Moran
The Keepers of Time - "Something's wrong. What's going on? This isn't right. Where the hell are we?" Ashley said to Jack as they stood on an open walkway of the USS Ronald Reagan. The ship was cruising off New York's Long Island when the beautiful scenery suddenly disappeared. Admiral Ashley Patterson and her husband Jack have done it again. They've time traveled this time 200 years into the [...]
 
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