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Book: Letters to Ethan by Sharon F. Svitak
"Sharon Svitak, a native San Franciscan, mother of two grown children, and recently widowed, began writing letters to her grandson, Ethan, to work her way through the painful loss of her husband. But what began as an outlet for her grief became a project to pass on to her heirs some of the good memories of her thirty-four year marriage. A published writer of articles and essays, Letters to Ethan: [...]
 
Book: Assata Shakur - A 20th Century Escaped Slave by Barbara Casey
In May 1973, Assata Olugbala Shakur was involved in a shootout on the New Jersey Turnpike in which she was accused of killing New Jersey State Trooper Werner Foerster and assaulting Trooper James Harper. This resulted in her indictment of first-degree murder of Foerster and seven other felonies related to the shootout. A member of the Black Panther Party, she became a prime target of the Federal [...]
 
Book: Living the Velvet Revolution by Sunny Lockwood
Czechoslovakia's 1989 Velvet Revolution overturned its communist government within days. Learn about that dramatic political upheaval from the people involved with it. Defiant students, cautious parents and a world-weary dissident reveal what revolution feels like to those who help make it. Vivid yet sensitive writing brings the inside story alive and reveals fascinating behind-the-scenes details.
 
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: Business Wise - Part One by M.B. Clarke
It's the glamorous 1980s in Sydney and two powerful families, the Gallaghers and Garrisons, clash over business and personal affairs. Rivalry runs deep and the new generation, Ryan Gallagher and Stewart Garrison, seem poised to carry on the family feud. The conflict begins to spread in unexpected ways, in this stylish world of international business and elegant living. Stewart is married and sees [...]
 
Book: Loretta Summer - Summer Reads Collection by Catie Hayes
1950, in the summer heat, Loretta arrives in a small town with a suitcase full of money and her divorce papers. Immediately she is mistaken for a small time Hollywood actress, Alice. Handsome cattle rancher Beau Denehy catches her eye. But what man would want a woman like her, with a past that Loretta can't seem to shake? Climb into her Chevrolet with the window down and enjoy the ride through to [...]
 
Book: Hitty and Her Next Hundred Years by Jody Provost
See the 1930s through the eyes of Hitty, a little wooden doll who experiences an amazing array of adventure and historical events as she lives with characters from all walks of life in this book. Find an underground hot spring; survive an earthquake; even meet a mythical (or is he?) legend! Simplicity and storytelling at its best, this book will make you laugh, make you cry, and want to know more [...]
 
Book: Infiltration (A Relative Invasion, Book 2) - Two boys, one family, a world at war by Rosalind Minett
A WW2 novel to enthrall adults and older children. Billy is evacuated, and his nightmare cousin, Kenneth, comes too. Both will face dramas, unexpected meetings and opportunities for personal growth as the war goes on and on... "A delight to read" - Historical Novel Society ". . . the stark and simple times of wartime Britain superbly evoked with just the simplest of brush strokes . . .gets so [...]
 
Book: Desert Ramblings - Arid Ebbs of Consciousness by Kit Clayton
If you have ever desired to stand at the peak of a mountain, and feel the power of Earth whispering to you, this anthology is for you. If you have ever felt a soft breeze which evoked you being able to see messages being blown by, these poems will have meaning for you. Spaces and places have deeper universal meaning, and by opening our soul and allowing it to look and listen, and then to see and [...]
 
Book: Proceed With Caution by Cherime MacFarlane
NUMBER 1 Listopia's Set In Alaska - Sweet multicultural, multiracial romance Nancy has been anything but cautious. Running off to Alaska with a man and investing all her savings in a piece of land where the temperature drops to -40 in winter is foolhardy. When the man dumps her and escapes to warmer climes, it reinforces what she suspects; she always picks losers. Where does Ray fit in? Ramon, [...]
 
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: Backwards Into the Future by Bronwyn Elsmore
You can't go back, her friends say, but Mary has to do it. Going back to her old hometown is the only way she can silence a voice from the past. And find her childhood friend. One is pushing her, the other is holding back, and between the two there's much to be resolved. The plum tree has gone, but a lemon tree thrives. The mystery surrounding the boat with the painted eyes may never be solved; [...]
 
Book: Snippets In Time by S. R. Mallery
Drift back in time with award winning S. R. Mallery, as she presents some excerpts--or "snippets"--from her different books. They range from an American family saga to full, historical adventures involving sewing; from a U.S. Civil War Romeo and Juliet couple defying all odds to a 1926 Old Hollywood romantic murder mystery; from both a colorful Western romance and a Nazi spy romance thriller to [...]
 
Book: Pretty Words - from a tale-spinner's heart by Harlow Clark
A deep and thoughtful collection of poems and two essays written over the course of three years about life, love, and the random and sometimes poetic thoughts that float through my brain. I'm a storyteller at heart, and I don't consider what I've written any more than flinging together pretty words in hopes that I'd hit a few heart strings and touch someone's life for the better. These poems are [...]
 
Book: The Age of the Female - A Thousand Years of Yin by Richard Andrew King
The Age of the Female: A Thousand Years of Yin highlights the profound and extraordinary ascent of the female in the modern world, placing her center stage in the global spotlight as presidents and leaders of nations, titans of industry, corporate executives, military generals, media magnets, doctors, lawyers and a whole host of other prestigious titles normally associated with the male. Why has [...]
 
Book: Crying is for Babies by Tricia McGill
In the 1930s medicine was still very much a hit and miss affair. The surgeons were still experimenting and learning about the human body. This at a period when there was little in the way of pain relief. This is one woman's story about a childhood ruined by such surgeons, whose bad judgement confined an eight year old subsequently to bed for three years, and left her with a disability to last a [...]
 
Book: The Garden on Sunset (Hollywood's Garden of Allah novels Book 1) by Martin Turnbull
Have you ever wanted to climb into a time machine and visit Hollywood during its heyday? Right before talking pictures slug Tinsel Town in the jaw, a luminous silent screen star converts her private estate into the Garden of Allah Hotel. The lush grounds soon become a haven for Hollywood hopefuls to meet, drink, and revel through the night. George Cukor is in the pool, Tallulah Bankhead is at the [...]
 
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 ELLIS ISLAND (Volume 6) by Barbara Ann Mojica
WINNER OF THE B.R.A.G. MEDALLION2018 FINALIST IN THE TOP SHELF BOOK AWARDS IN CHILDREN'S NONFICTIONWhat is Ellis Island and why is it so important to our history?Find out about the history of the island and who designed the immigration building. Walk in the footsteps of the immigrants as they waited on long lines in the Great Hall before they answered questions, underwent medical examinations and [...]
 
Book: Little Miss HISTORY Travels to INTREPID Sea, Air & Space Museum (Volume 5) by Barbara Ann Mojica
WINNER 2017 GLOBAL EBOOK GOLD MEDAL Juvenile/Young Adult NONFICTIONFINALIST IN 2016 INDEPENDENT AUTHOR NETWORK CHILDREN'S NONFICTION CATEGORYWINNER OF THE B.R.A.G. MEDALLIONWhere can you explore life on a submarine, an aircraft carrier, and outer space all in one place? Answer: At the INTREPID, Sea, Air & Space Museum at Pier 86 in NYCWHAT YOU WILL SEE AND DO: Watch actual footage of war movies [...]
 
Book: Unlikely Soldiers Book One (Civvy to Squaddie) - A Coming of Age Adventure of Love, Humour, and Tragedy by Deb McEwan
Reviewed By Jack Magnus for Readers' Favorite - 5 stars! "A fascinating and enthralling look at Great Britain in the 1970s as experienced through the eyes of Guy, a North Yorkshire teen, and Mouse, a Welsh girl. I had a marvelous time reading Unlikely Soldiers and am looking forward to the next book in the series. It's most highly recommended." Goodreads and Amazon Reviewer - "Deb McEwan has [...]
 
Book: The Adventures of Man-Man, Defender of Man - (Episodes 1-10) by Aaron Aaronson
If a poll was taken, who would be crowned the greatest superhero of all time? Would it maybe be Superman? Possibly Batman? It could be any number of the contenders who have populated the superhero stage. Well, I do believe it would surprise the reader to learn that the winner of that contest would actually be Man-Man, Defender of Man, and it would surprise the reader because Man-Man is, without [...]
 
Book: First Century Close-ups by Roger Penney
Stories based on incidents or characters described in the Gospel narratives of the New Testament in a style which gives the reader a clearer awareness of what was happening and a deeper understanding of the people involved. In particular they help the reader to see Jesus with greater vividness than ever before.
 
Book: Nelly of No Man's Land by B.J. Myrick
Nelly Duncan is a survivor. While homesteading with her family in the treacherous No Man's Land of Oklahoma, Nelly meets and overcomes physical dangers. She protects her children from prairie fires and attacking wolves. She faces down an outlaw band that forces her to dance to their bullets. Nelly overcomes physical dangers with courage, but the biggest threat facing her family, the one it may [...]
 
Book: The Creation of Man by JW Farquhar
The Creation of Man is a challenging new look at the Genesis I Creation from the logical perspective of author JW Farquhar. Written as a dialog between a Bible Skeptic and an inspired believer, the story develops a new understanding that shows how the Creation connects to the rest of the Bible as its true foundation. This lively and at times humerous discussion about the Creation sheds light on [...]
 
Book: My First Christmas as a Married Man's Mistress by Giselle Renarde
Giselle knows how hard it is to find a good Christmas gift for a married man. She wants to give him everything, but where would he put it? Sometimes the best place to hide a secret is in plain sight... "This is not just one story, but many stories, many little fictions fastened together by a larger tale of forbidden love. While the little fictions are just that thrilling narratives I wrote one [...]
 
Book: The Game Changers - How To Date Men In The 21st Century by Dahmenah M. and Charyn Gant
This book gives you 12 GAME CHANGERS that gives you tips on How to Date Men and helps you improve your self-esteem, dating life, femininity and how not to let men hurt your feelings. Also, how the small things you do while dating makes all the difference if you're looking for love. You may think you know How to Date Men but if you haven't dated for awhile it's time to try something new. "This [...]
 
Book: Cultural Primitivism in the Poetry of W. B. Yeats by Walt Lamberg
Many readers of poetry who enjoy the work of William Butler Yeats know him primarily for his great poems written during the 20th Century, such poems as "No Second Troy," "The Mask," "On Being Asked for a War Poem," "The Second Coming," and "Leda and the Swan." This book focuses on his early poetry written during the 1880s and 1890s. One key idea is that readers of his later poems can enhance [...]
 
Book: Surfer of the Century - The Life of Duke Kahanamoku by Ellie Crowe
Who was named the Surfer of the Century? Read about Duke Kahanamoku's determination, courage in adversity, and good sportmanship as he struggles to become the fastest swimmer in the world and also teach the world how to ride big waves. --- This strikingly illustrated picture-book biography celebrates Duke Kahanamoku, who broke records as an Olympic swimmer and introduced surfing around the globe. [...]
 
Book: Conscience of Man - The Lucifer Chronicles by Eugene Williams
Charlie Hawkins, an eighty-one-year-old senator from Iowa, takes shelter in an abandoned building in Washington, D.C. While he is waiting for a snowstorm to let up, fatigue and old age begin to take a toll on him. As he struggles to keep himself alive, he engages in a dialogue with his alter ego, whom he calls Lucifer Mann. Lucifer Mann challenges Charlie with questions from his past, forcing [...]
 
Book: From Man to Man (Wroge Elements) by D. E. M. Emrys
'I've traded my old enemies for just this one...' The axe thundered home. 'I miss the old ones.' Every man has a past, none more so than Draven Reinhardt. Abandoning his old life to settle down as a villager, he struggles to fit in, let alone hold down a job. When opportunity offers the much needed coin, Draven is torn between a promise and a purpose. But, what's one last job if you've already [...]
 
Book: Man Hunt by David R. Gross
Tom Tobin, an illiterate hunter, trader, rancher, Indian fighter and sometimes U. S. Army guide, led a small detach-ment of soldiers to hunt the Espinosas. He tracked them down, used his Hawken 54 caliber rifle to kill them at long range then cut off their heads. He returned to Fort Garland with the grisly trophies but refused the huge reward for killing them. The era of the Mountain Man, the San [...]
 
Book: Make Him DESPERATE to Be Yours Forever - The 3 Step Fail-Safe Method to Landing the Man of Your Dreams by Eric Monroe
Who Else Wants the Man of Her Dreams to Get Down on His Knees and BEG to Be Hers? You want to show him that you're everything he's been looking for. You know you're worth his attention and you know he should be begging you to notice him. You want your man - and I'm here to show you EXACTLY how to get him. Hi, I'm Eric. I'm a relationship expert, it's what I do for a living. I've spent my career [...]
 
Book: Psalms for the Common Man by Vickie Phelps
-Devotions based on the book of Psalms for the common, everyday person. -Practicality for everyday living. -A prayer, thought or challenge for each reading. David, the author of many of the Psalms was human in every sense of the word. Despite his many titles: shepherd boy, musician, writer, husband, father, and king, he was just human. Yes, he became king, but even with that title he still [...]
 
Book: Special Man by Yevgeniya Kanterezhi
This book is designed to help children from all kinds of families answer the age old question "what makes a family?" This book is about the gratitude a lesbian couple has towards their sperm donor. This special man gave women a chance to have babies of their own. It helps children of two mothers understand where they came from.
 


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