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Book: Rising from the Shadow of the Sun - A Story of Love, Survival and Joy by Ronny Herman de Jong
This second edition of Rising from the Shadow of the Sun, A Story of Love, Survival and Joy exemplifies the power of positive thinking, of hope, of perseverance even in the most perilous and life threatening situations and of a mother's love for her children, surpassing even the tragedy of death. Jeannette Herman-Louwerse, Netty, a young mother incarcerated by the Japanese on the island of Java [...]
 
Book: FEMA Camp Parent Trap by Ilyan Kei Lavanway
As a nation, we have ignored almost two centuries of prophetic warnings. The stage has already been set by those we have allowed to hold sway in our country. Do we recognize what's coming? Will we merely react to the crisis after it happens, or will we act in time to change the course of our nation and prevent the crisis? Can we take a lesson from 1940s Austrian history and prevent a repeat? As [...]
 
Book: A Teacher of Time Theresienstadt Concentration Camp by Mary Maxie
When German teacher Laurena Woytowicz arrives at Peter Albright's school for the new school term, Peter suddenly begins having debilitating headaches. Laurena's talented Reiki ability is the only thing that seems to help him get rid of the pain. When Laurena finds an old piano at the Phoenix Musical Instrument Museum, that has a secret drawer with a notebook in it, she invites Peter to help her [...]
 
Book: Home Street Home - The Virginia Beach Chronicles by Georgia Saunders
WHAT THE COMMUNITY IS SAYING ABOUT HOME STREET HOME - THE VIRGINIA BEACH CHRONICLES... I just finished reading the book today! I could not put it down - it was WONDERFUL! I felt like I was there with everyone & everything as it took place. It gave me different insights to things I could not imagine going on. I cried at the end; when you were talking about Little Bear as I knew who you were really [...]
 
Book: Under the Silk Hibiscus by Alice J. Wisler
During World War Two, fifteen-year-old Nathan and his family are sent to Heart Mountain, an internment camp in Wyoming for Japanese-Americans. Nathan's one desire, along with hoping that the beautiful singer Lucy will notice him, is to protect the family's gold pocket watch, a family heirloom brought over from Japan. His attempts are noble, but the watch is stolen. Nathan's actions to get the [...]
 
Book: All The Way Home (Legacy Series) by Ann Tatlock
"Tatlock's rich descriptions and characterizations are unusually fresh and inventive."~Publishers Weekly From a rough section of Los Angeles during the late Depression years, to the civil rights struggles of the 1960s in the South, this novel is a searing portrayal of one family trapped by alcoholism and another living the typical middle class life. A true American story told through the eyes of [...]
 
Book: Her Sister's Keeper by Sydell Voeller
Logan Corbett, registered nurse, suddenly becomes the guardian of her 10-year-old sister, Kim. A former prizewinning gymnast, the girl was seriously injured in the same plane accident that killed their parents. Logan admits she's overly protective of Kim, but only wants what she thinks is best for her. Dr. Zachary Dellinger, a pediatrician at the hospital where Logan works, suggests that Kim [...]
 
Book: When We Were Brave by Karla M. Jay
2019 New York City Big Book Distinguished Award winner! In WHEN WE WERE BRAVE, we find a conflicted SS officer, Wilhelm Falk, who risks everything to escape the Wehrmacht and get out the message about the death camps. Izaak is a young Jewish boy whose positive outlook is challenged daily as each new perilous situation comes along. American citizens, Herbert Muller and his family, are sent back to [...]
 
Book: Memories of Evil - A World War II Childhood by Peter Kubicek
We Holocaust survivors all suffered from what is now called PTSD -- post-traumatic stress disorder. In effect, we found it difficult to live with our memories. Each of us had to make his way back to normalcy in his own way -- a long circuitous road, which some traversed better and some worse. There are many Holocaust survivors who were unable to ever speak of their experiences and ultimately took [...]
 
Book: The Great War - Escape To Liberty by David Wilson
"The Great War: Escape To Liberty" gives an account of four separate prisoner-of-war escape attempts and the trials and tribulations they encountered on their journeys to the frontier and how they were pushed to the extreme limits of their endurance. Miracles, luck, coincidence, Providence it doesn't matter much what you call it certainly plays an important part in successful escapes. Without it, [...]
 
Book: THE GREAT WAR - ESCAPE TO FREEDOM by David Wilson
Five successful escapes from Prison Camp during the First World War are narrated in "The Great War: Escape To Freedom". There is an element of chance and risk about an attempt to escape from an enemy's country which is bound to appeal to anyone with a trace of sporting instinct. The prisoner is often harassed by hunger, tortured by the cold, weakened by privation, depressed by misery, overwhelmed [...]
 
Book: THREE AT THE CENTER OF RAGE by Martin J. Ryan
: In scenes that shift from New York to Moscow to South Asia, this novel explores the essential natures of three ordinary men whose lives, while appearing to barely touch, will produce a butterfly effect with the explosive power of C4. New York Detective, Sergeant Frank Driscoll, is assigned to the murder of a beautiful Russian immigrant. What at first seems a bungled mugging, proves instead to [...]
 
Book: Deeper into the Pond - A Celebration of Femininity by Magdalena Ball and Carolyn Howard-Johnson
Thischapbook is a Military Writers' Society Award Winner. Authors Magdalena Ball and Carolyn Howard-Johnson expect this fifth in their Celebration Series of chapbooks conceived to as inexpensive gifts or super-thoughtful greeting cards to be their most successful of all. Author Nancy Famolari says, "These poems speak to all the stages of a women's lives reminding us how far we've come and how [...]
 
Book: TOUCHING THE WIRE by Rebecca Bryn
Auschwitz 1944: 'He had no way to tell her he'd saved her life: no right to tell her to abandon hope.' Walt is a doctor in the women's infirmary in Auschwitz-Birkenau, a Nazi death camp in Poland, when Miriam, a Jewish nurse, steps down from a cattle wagon and into his heart, but can he save her? Together, they fight to save their patients, joining the camp resistance and risking death daily. [...]
 
Book: Protect Yourself - The Simple Keys Women Need to be Safe and Secure by Steve A. Kovacs
Drawing on his professional experience in helping women learn self-defense, author Steve Kovacs offers a practical, encouraging guide for women in Protect Yourself: The Simple Keys Women Need to be Safe and Secure.Most women's safety guides cover the specifics of fighting off attackers. But Protect Yourself focuses on commonsense strategies women can implement daily. By taking certain precautions [...]
 
Book: Book of John, Order of the Universe II (THE DIVINE PLAN, Order of the Universe) (Volume 2) by Gary Randall Braithwaite
JOHN WRITES THIS FIRST HAND ACCOUNT OF HIS TRIALS AND TRIBULATIONS AS HE SURVIVES ON EARTH BETWEEN 2014 AND 2018, THIS INCLUDES THE END OF OCCUPY WARS, WASHINGTON DESTROYED BY NUCLEAR BOMB, SURVIVING THE KILLING FIELDS IN GEORGIA, HIS CARPENTRY WORK AT CAMP FEMA BARSTOW, HIS EXPERIENCES ON THE WAY TO TAOS, NEW MEXICO, HIS LIFE AT SMITTY'S COMMUNE, AND THE GREY'S VISITING HIM, AND HIS TRANSFER TO [...]
 
Book: Last Eyewitnesses, World War II Memories - D-Day to 70th Anniversary by Walter Parks
This book was written to help celebrate the 70th anniversary of D-Day and to preserve the last personal voices of the truly great soldiers that went ashore at Normandy on June 6, 1944 or shortly thereafter. Soon, all these brave men will pass to another time and place. We believe that these men should never be forgotten. Their personal memories must be preserved. Paratroopers, glider pilots, [...]
 
Book: The Age of the Female II - Heroines of the Shift by Richard Andrew King
The Age of the Female II: Heroines of the Shift continues the remarkable journey of the female's ascent in the modern world of the 2nd Millennium. This installment is a general read in five chapters honoring the accomplishments of women in categories of female firsts, female Nobel laureates, female athletes, female icons and female quotations. This is an exciting read for everyone, especially [...]
 
Book: From Tajikistan To The Moon - A Story Of Tragedy, Survival And Triumph Of The Human Spirit by Robert Frimtzis
From Tajikistan to the Moon is an inspirational, true story of the spellbinding events of World War II, the author's escape from his war-torn country, his flight to freedom, and his ultimate success in America. Told from a unique Soviet perspective, Robert Frimtzis takes you from surviving bombs of the Nazi blitzkrieg, to imminent starvation and deprivation in a mud hut in Tajikistan, to [...]
 
Book: Body Beautiful - Women's Supplements Guide - Top 10 Supplements for Women and What to Look For When Buying Supplements by Ivan Kalinin and Ana Plenter
Take your health to the next level with supplements Learn how to choose supplements that work great with the female body Hi there, For the past 5 years of working primarily with women and running our fitness company Build My Body Beautiful, we realized that not all the supplements are designed for a female's body. As a matter of fact, we discovered that some supplements should be avoided, both by [...]
 
Book: The Steel Canyon Legacy (Legacy Trilogy Book 2) by Wanda DeHaven Pyle
Newly widowed and finding herself alone and responsible for two young sons and an aging mother, Tessa Kingsley must find her way through a 1970s world filled with sexual harassment and shady business deals. With only a year of college and no work history, Tessa must support her family in a world where women's roles are clearly defined and there are few opportunities. She falls into a rebound [...]
 
Book: Keiretsu by Richard Brawer
An explosive political thriller. Toshio Nagoya, the ultra-nationalist CEO of Japan's largest Keiretsu plots to build nuclear weapons to protect his country from a menacing China. Using his cousin, John Nagoya, a lawyer and second generation Japanese-American, they build a large political action committee to thwart the expected United Sates' cease-and-desist demands. That's the catalyst that draws [...]
 
Book: Chasing the Rainbow by Susan Peterson Wisnewski
The long dark stint of widowed single parenting is about to dawn new light for Kate. Her son Tom is graduating. Thank goodness for David, her dead husband's best friend. He made the years easier along with BFF Zelda, heiress to the Smith Foundation, who always supported her. Kate thinks it might even be time to date again having her eye on Nathan Hammer, successful attorney and widowed single [...]
 
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: The Original Pink Collar Workers by Lady Jane Davis
What is it like for a woman to do a man's work, and do it better? Then have to work with him day in and day out. Or to have to go home to a husband who asks how her day went. Does she mention anything about the supervisor who patted her rear end or the inspector who wants to inspect more than her work? Moreover, she works in a factory so immense that she's never met everyone. But she knows [...]
 
Book: What Ta-Tas Teach Us - Celebrate the Ta-Tas! by Jane Jenkins Herlong
Jane Jenkins Herlong shares twenty life lessons filled with humor, inspiration and "ah-ha" moments. This beautifully illustrated book is for the young and young-at-heart. Laugh, love and share these timeless principles with those special women in your life. Honor the brave women in the fight again breast cancer. A portion of the profits will be given to support the fight against breast cancer.
 
Book: Healthy After 55 - Live Your Best Life - Simple Steps to Help Women Regain Their Health by Julie Luedtke
No more excuses! Take this important step to regain your health and live your best life. Your health is too important to start and stop again. Make your health and wellness a priority. If you can't keep up with your grandchildren, or are feeling the effects of long-term neglect of your health, this book was written for you. If you decide not to read this book, what will you do to regain your [...]
 
Book: The Effects of Henry's Cage - Elean's Story by Bernadette Joyce
The story begins in Scotland. Henry Roseville builds a cage around his feelings because of his rejection by his mother as a small child. He grows up believing the world owes him whatever he wants. Forced to leave England under a cloud he deserts his wife and family for New Zealand. His besotted wife, Caroline, and their three children set out to join him seven years later when he finally writes [...]
 
Book: Getting Into a Girl's Shorts - Short Sometimes-Erotic Fiction about Women With Women by Tess Mackenize
Steph, a photographer on holiday, asks her neighbor to model for her. The neighbor agrees, as long as Steph is as naked as she is. Sophie realizes her new girlfriend doesn't drink, and doesn't kiss Sophie after Sophie has been drinking, and wonders what to do. Julianne goes out for a night with her friends, expecting to be bored, but instead she meets Nadia, and then things become complicated. [...]
 
Book: Hashimoto Blues by Sarah Dupeyron
Ellie Fox, quirky pilot, mechanical genius, and drug smuggler, never thinks ahead to the consequences of her actions. When her boyfriend, Max, asks her to "play a Game," his term for one of his crazy criminal ideas, Ellie agrees and the two of them wind up on the hit list of a Japanese crime lord. On the run for their lives from their disaster in Montreal, the two lovers must find a way to outwit [...]
 
Book: Women in Jazz - The Women, The Legends & Their Fight by Sammy Stein
This book is about women in jazz. It charts their journeys, celebrates their presence, hears their voices, wonders at their prowess and revels in their being. We hear from female agents, arrangers, composers, musicians, PR people, radio hosts, record label managers, singers, writers and more. These are their stories; their views of jazz and how they see the future. The established performers [...]
 
Book: Smack-Dab in the Midlife Zone - Inspiration for Women in the Middle by Leigh Ann Thomas
Approaching or living through the infamous middle years? Children move through school, fly the coop, and return home bringing more children "Natural" highlights are in reality gray hairs Clothes-shopping in Juniors brings guilt and undergarments get sturdier Children need us less, parents need us more Questions abound: Who is that woman in the mirror? What is my purpose? Where do I fit in? What [...]
 
Book: After His Affair - Women Rising from the Ashes of Infidelity by Meryn G. Callander
The discovery of your partner's cheating shatters the very core of your being. It's difficult to value and to allow our grieving, our anger, our rage, even our shame, the time and space to move us into a deeper life. We're supposed to just get over it, and move on. Anger is not nice, causes trouble, and grieving is a bummer. Yet it is natural and healthy to feel angry when violated, and to grieve [...]
 
Book: Just For The Birds (Hetta Coffey Series Book 10) by Jinx Schwartz
Hetta Coffey is a sassy woman with a snazzy yacht and she's not afraid to use it! While docked at Marina de la Paz, in Mexico's hauntingly beautiful Sea of Cortez, Hetta gets a surprise visitor that sets off a chain of events like only Hetta can manage to get herself embroiled in. With her best friend, Jan, and her dog, Po Thang, they are hot on the trail of some dastardly smugglers. Scroll Up [...]
 
Book: Butterfly Tears by Zoë S. Roy
Butterfly Tears is a collection of fifteen pieces of short fiction that depict the experiences of Chinese immigrant women facing the challenges of life in a new country. The stories are set in different parts of China, Canada, and to a lesser extent in the United States and examine Chinese women's cross-cultural experiences in North America as well as women's issues and political discrimination [...]
 


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