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Book: Love Poems with an Attitude, and Other Ramblings - Volume One by Paul Henry Abram
I retired as a criminal and labor lawyer after 37 years. I captured those years in the poetry that is this book. My romances seemed to ebb and flow with the difficulty or ease of my successes in professional life. Pot bust clients made my writing somewhat jovial while defending death penalty cases brought out my darker side which weighed heavily on some relationships. Through it all I remained an [...]
 
Book: A Little Birdie Told Me by Barbara Monier
WHAT DO WE REALLY KNOW ABOUT OUR PARENTS? Summer, 1972. Catherine is thrust headlong into an identity crisis in the lead-up to her sixteenth birthday when her much-adored mother reveals her unexpected plans to marry. To add to this, her beloved twin sister announces she's leaving home for dance school. Left to her own devices too young to work and drive, Catherine embarks on a detective mission [...]
 
Book: People and Things That Went Before by Leonard Stegmann
We are told we shouldn't live in the past, but surely there's no harm in the occasional visit? In this nostalgic collection, Leonard Stegmann remembers those delicious school lunches, his first cuss word, what he should have told those nuns and his grandma's incomprehensible inability to see the nearly-unlimited humor potential in a slice of rubber cheese. A warm, funny and sometimes sad look [...]
 
Book: The Church Across the Street by Neil Griffin
Amazon reviews - "a very special read," "thoroughly enjoyable, and very funny indeed," "this novel had me staying up very late and wanting more, so off to bed early the second night to finish it," "I loved this book, it took me back to many times in my childhood," "poignant, sad, triumphant and funny" "full of social comment, and written with large amounts of humour," "thoughtful and thought [...]
 
Book: Two Loves Sought by Sandy Graham
"Two Loves Lost" left Delbert Pillage in a wheelchair, paralyzed from the waist down. How does a jet fighter test pilot deal with being grounded, now half a man in search of a new life? You will be embroiled in Delbert and Sylvia's emotional struggle to rescue a teenage drug addict which in turn leads to a campaign against drug running in Pacific Northwest waters during the 1960's. Delbert [...]
 
Book: Stanley Park by Racine Hiet
In this debut novel from Racine Hiet, a young girl named April is chosen by fate to participate in a terrible, bloody crime. Unjustly blamed for the result, her life is forever altered. Like so many victims of trauma, she attempts to reinvent herself, changing her name and locking away her past. But when she meets a remarkable man named Markus, a flame is kindled inside her -- a flame that [...]
 
Book: Beatles, Books, Bombs, and Beyond by Robert John DeLuca
Who knew that the 1960's would be so weird? This book is the true story of three bright young men who eagerly enter Brown University in 1962, filled with hopes and dreams but with no inkling what is in store over the turbulent decade ahead. They all have earned full Navy ROTC scholarships and look forward to serving their country in uniform when they graduate. In fact, they sign up to be United [...]
 
Book: Where Children Run - A true child abuse story (Pischke Twins Book 1) by Karen Emilson
For fans of Spilled Milk and A Child Called "It" comes an unforgettable story of survival and a powerful testament to the strength and adaptability of the human spirit. Twins David and Dennis Pischke's lives change forever when their father dies, and a man damaged by the war arrives at their farm near the isolated town of Moosehorn, Manitoba. Boleslaw Domko quickly works his way into their lives [...]
 
Book: The Silvertown Kid - Tales of a Randy Deckhand by Graham Mcglone
The Silvertown Kid joined the British Merchant Navy as a shy 17 year old in the early 1960's. This is his story of exotic ports-of-call, strange and funny incidents, engineering marvels, weird shipmates, violent storms, peculiar marine creatures, icebergs, an onboard murder, boozy bars, gorgeous women, and blatant lies!
 
Book: Make Love Not War by Margaret Tanner
Make love, not war was the catch cry of the 1960's. Against a background of anti-war demonstrations, hippies and free love, Caroline's life is in turmoil. Her soldier brother is on his way to the jungles of Vietnam, and her draft dodger friend is on the run and needs her help. A night of passion leaves her pregnant with the boss' baby. What will she do now? More importantly, what will the boss [...]
 
Book: Taichi - The Story of a Chinese Master in America by Marc Meyer
A T'ai Chi Master embarks on a new life by moving to New York City in the mid 1960's but is surprised by the level of social unrest and violence he encounters. Told through the eyes of his young nephew, "Taichi" sends the reader through a New York besotted by the hippie movement, and provides a small glimpse into the hidden world of yesteryear's martial arts, practiced only in small enclaves of [...]
 
Book: When the Bough Breaks by Miss Mae
Late 1960's. Time of the Vietnam War, hippies, fishnet hose, and mini-skirts. Add a flirtatious wink from the baby blues of 'love'em and leave 'em' Parker Shane and sixteen-year-old Darlene Moore wonders if she'll ever be the same. Winner of the 2009 P&E Readers Poll in the YA category, When the Bough Breaks is more than a romance tale. Combining suspense, intrigue, and danger, Miss Mae pens a [...]
 
Book: Reveria by D.N. George
Reveria, An epic adventure into a world of imagination, danger, family and friendship. A world where what you think your scared of can become your reality. Set in 1960, follow two young children, their family and close companions as they escape the hardships of reality and unknowingly begin a dangerous journey to rid their magical, fantasy world of a lingering evil. This book bounces back and [...]
 
Book: Patty Gayle and the Legend of Kingsley by Cynthia P. Willow
"Patty Gayle and the Legend of Kingsley" is a fairytale set in Kingsley Lake, Florida, in 1960. It is the journey of Patty Gayle, a twelve-year-old awkward girl, who doesn't think she has much purpose in life until she is given a key that unlocks possibilities of which she could only dream. The key leads her on an adventure to a magical land that she thought only existed in her grandmother's [...]
 
Book: Simple Pleasures by Annette Evans
Simple Pleasures is the story of 3 generations of women in Hollywood. The story spans over 70 years and begins with Gwen, a Hollywood starlet who is trying to overcome a horrific childhood and find love in a town that is known for disastrous relationships. Her daughter, Vicky, grows up in her mother's shadow and comes of age in the free love era of the 1960's. Vicky's daughter, Jenna, must come [...]
 
Book: A Far Journey - A young girl's coming of age story by Ruth Ramsey
"Grief is a far country that we visit for a while when our loved ones go home. Sometimes our visit is a long one, and we have a hard time finding our way back. When we do, we carry the memories, not as a burden, but as a treasure." When fourteen-year-old Anne Marie Gibson loses her mother and her father remarries soon after, Annie finds that the journey back from that far country a journey [...]
 
Book: Confessions from the Pumpkin Patch (The Soul Encounters Book 1) by Karlyle Tomms
Growing up in a small Pennsylvania town, Lovella is an intelligent and rebellious child of the '60's. She adores her alcoholic and ineffectual father while despising her controlling mother, and discovers in her teens that the most potent revenge she can take on her mother is through sexually acting out. When she goes away to college she meets Earl, an "ugly hippie" who takes her on a journey [...]
 
Book: Animals Don't Blush by David R. Gross
The confluence of the Yellowstone and Missouri Rivers is a region of the USA steeped in the history of the northern upper plains nomadic tribes, fur traders and the mountain men. I joined a veterinary practice there in 1960, directly out of veterinary school. Our clients included townspeople, river valley farmers, high prairie dry land wheat farmers and ranchers, and North Dakota Badlands [...]
 
Book: Garrett's Bones by K. D. Dowdall
A YA Paranormal Mystery Anna and Garrett are ordinary teens growing up in a small farming community in Connecticut in 1960. They have been best friends since first grade and now their relationship is changing to something more. While walking through their beautiful forest preserve, Anna and Garrett happen upon the ravaged body of a young girl and find themselves as suspects in this horrific [...]
 
Book: The Stone House Legacy (The Legacy Trilogy Book 1) by Wanda DeHaven Pyle
Tessa Kingsley grows up as the only daughter of working-class parents. She attends a year of college, then marries a charismatic young minister with a vision of tolerance. She's a devoted wife and mother until her husband runs afoul of the John Birch Society because of his active role in the Civil Rights Movement. Their enemies will do anything to keep things the way they want them, including [...]
 
Book: Baby Shark's Showdown at Chigger Flats by Robert Fate
Baby Shark's SHOWDOWN AT CHIGGER FLATS (Baby Shark series book #5) by Robert Fate - The story opens in May 1960 -- After ten years behind bars, the bloodthirsty murderer Walter Fairchild breaks out of a Texas prison with revenge on his mind, and the cantankerous, Fort Worth private eye Otis Millett is at the top of his list. After several failed attempts to kill Otis, the Fairchild clan finally [...]
 
Book: Mama Is Still Here! by Norris Lee Roberts Jr.
Mama Is Still Here! Is a true story of an educated and accomplished African-American woman who was raised in the state of Mississippi between the 1940's and 1960's. Daisy, a wife, mother, and everyone's favorite sister, aunt, and friend, is admired for her swagger and confidence. But she finds her life spiraling out of control because of impaired memory lapses due to Alzheimer's disease. The [...]
 
Book: Shoe in the Road - A Boston Calbreth Novel by Sandra Bass Joines
A young woman's struggle to escape a controlling, cheating husband takes her on a terrifying journey into Hell - Tate's Hell Swamp. Reeling with humiliation and heartbreak after learning that her husband Charlie has slept with half the women in Mount Vernon, Kentucky, Boston Calbreth is on the run. She packs up her 1960 Coupe de Ville convertible, and with her grandmother's ashes in the passenger [...]
 
Book: Mad Gods - Predatory Ethics - Book I by Athanasios
Pixel Acclaim for Mad Gods A tense quick rambling story close enough to reality to be chilling. Vincent R. Colucci Think 300 with some Clive Barker and a little bit of the Exorcist thrown in. It will drive you to never stop reading and move to the next page. Albert Robins III An intricate plot that connects fascinating characters with momentum of this wonderfully ambitious narrative. Aman S Anand [...]
 
Book: ALTERNATE REALITY by Sydney Cade West
It's a big universe out there with millions of galaxies and billions of stars. Is there another 'you' out there somewhere amongst those stars? It was the night of June 6, 1960 when Mobile Policeman, Steve Bell, learned the answer to that question. As Steve's shift was changing, a storm was raging across the parking lot at Headquarters. The off duty officers ran through the rain to their cars [...]
 
Book: September Wind by Kathleen Janz-Anderson
'Martha dropped the curtain and pulled Emily closer. "A storm is headed our way, little one. I can feel it in my bones."' 1942-1960: Emily lives the first eighteen years of her life on her grandfather's farm with a burden of misfortune and hardship. When the school board forces Grandfather's hand, Emily is allowed to attend school. She experiences her first real friendship, the thrill and pain of [...]
 
Book: The Summer of the Rosenkavalier by Carole Kulikowski
How does a young American girl, who knows nothing about classical music and whose musical role models are rock and roll idols, transform herself into the most famous female opera singer of the Baby Boom generation? In The Summer of the Rosenkavalier, follow the career of Anna Trent, from her choir singing, garage band days in 1960's Kansas to the present day opera stages of Europe. It is a summer [...]
 
Book: Murder Seen Through The Eyes of a Child by Nathan Rhodes
Murder Seen Through the Eyes of a Child has a lot of good things to offer the reader. There is humor, drama, and adventure wrapped up into a good story line. It is a story about the lives of three young boys. As they grow up these boys are getting into one entertaining brand of mischief after another. They will keep the reader laughing as they find and create different childish pranks to play to [...]
 
Book: Desire (Ring Dreams Retro) by Jezebel Jorge
Billy Dalton dropped out of school at only sixteen to pursue a career as a professional wrestler. The business killed both his grandpa and his mother, so with nothing left to lose Billy is determined to make a better life for himself with a new start in Charlotte, North Carolina.What he doesn't count on is falling for the daughter of his mentor and the territory's top star, the legendary Paul [...]
 
Book: Finding Roland McCray (The Adventures of Roland McCray Book 3) by Blaine Coleman
A Young Man, Strong And Confident In His Beliefs And Not Afraid To Face Life's Hurdles This book takes a slice-of-life look at Roland McCray from ages eight to eighteen. A child during the turbulent 1960's, Roland comes of age in the 1970's in a town immersed in Civil War history. His family attends a small, local church and the pressure to conform to tradition and religious practices is intense. [...]
 


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