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Book: Nobody Wakes Up Pretty by Diane Lefer
New York City, 1992. For Holly, it's the summer when the city she's lived in all her life changes past recognition. And the funerals are about to begin. "Let's get this out of the way," she says. "I'm a white woman who likes black men." That includes her lover Samps. Once a young artist of promise, he's now homeless, living in a Harlem squat, and maybe, Holly fears, clinically insane. But that [...]
 
Book: Heat Seekers by James Clayton Rogers
Against the backdrop of an early-summer heat wave, Heat Seekers plays out the brutal logic of tragedy, with emotions following a predictable pattern to an unanticipated conclusion. The Old South has not vanished completely. New sensibilities and an antique code of honor meet in Ash Mason, who cannot reconcile himself to losing his girlfriend to a high school classmate and begins to act out his [...]
 
Book: In the Shadows of the Oaks by Frank Settineri
Electricity sparked through the air when their eyes first met but neither Landi nor Sean, the tutor of her son, could succumb to their desires. Instead she fled to the safety of her bedroom to escape the inevitable. Ultimately, after three months of denial their sequestered feelings burst through the facade, culminating in passionate romance. Their world was now complete with one exception - [...]
 
Book: Dying Embers by Glenn Trust
Friendship is colorblind. The embers of hate smoldered beneath the ashes of a century. When the winds of change fanned them to life, the best and the worst of us came face to face. > > > A story of immense courage facing intense hatred, Dying Embers paints a picture of the best of us and the worst of us. It leaves us with an important message. Love and friendship can overcome hatred. Six young [...]
 
Book: Altered Hearts by Roger E. Bruner
The four Altered Hearts novels portray three best friends who must overcome a variety of problems and challenges both at home and on short-term mission trips to Mexico, California, and Nicaragua. Kim Hartlinger, the protagonist in three of the books, evolves slowly from being a spoiled, thoughtless, sometimes unlikeable eighteen-year-old into a twenty-year-old woman who's so set on following [...]
 
Book: DISMANTLING THE ~ ISMS by Mercy Offor, PhD
ABOUT THE BOOK - This articulate and commendable writing mirrors problems that face everyone through the eyes of an experienced social analyst. In an artistic manner, the author of Dismantling the ~Isms re-describes reality, and construes social experiences in a new and venturesome way. Various social problems are highlighted, and viable solutions are listed by the diligent author who draws from [...]
 
Book: Depression Carpenter by Java Davis
Depression Carpenter: A Road Trip through the Gulf States during The Great Depression - Coming of age, race relations, historical fiction - A young man, Jackson "Jake" Ferry, born into a privileged New York family, loses them in a car accident. Young and wealthy, he needs to justify his existence during The Great Depression. He is skilled in carpentry and drives around the Gulf of Mexico, working [...]
 
Book: And Tell Tchaikovsky the News by Robert Lamb
Atlanta teenager Billy Randolph is a talented musician whose rich father has sheltered him from all but classical works and the "soft" music played on his radio stations. But then Mr. Randolph hires a black yardman who happens to own a great collection of rock 'n' roll records. In no time at all, Billy is hearing a different drummer and singing a different tune!
 
Book: A Wave From Mama - The Slavery and Beyond Series by A. Robert Allen
A former slave gets his dream job working on the Brooklyn Bridge project, but becomes a pawn in a battle involving the gangs of Irishtown and the corrupt Metropolitan Police. Will his special physical abilities help him survive or will his awkward social deficits prove to be too much to overcome? 1863 Weeksville, Brooklyn The free Black community of Weeksville becomes home to an unusually small [...]
 
Book: Mica Highways by William Elliott Hazelgrove
"Sleeping with a black man in the South is punishable by death in 1968." A hypnotic tale of terror and temptation, Bestselling author William Elliott Hazelgrove's Mica Highways is an emotion-packed novel that deftly captures the unique landscape of the American South. With its fierce vision of love, violence, and redemption, this powerfully haunting work recalls the intensity and passion of To [...]
 
Book: They're Off and Running - From Jockey to Starter by Cathleen Mills-Whitlatch
Horse racing . From 1929, starting out as a 14year old jockey, Bill Mills relates interesting stories from his life around horses, the race track and becoming the starter at the famous Santa Anita race track in Arcadia, California. Hear about the highs and the lows of traveling the country, going from city to city and working different horse race meetings. Each race track has its own personality [...]
 
Book: Hopeless by William Munns
Hopeless is a thoroughbred race horse with a breeder pedigree so discouraging that the owner feels the name perfectly describes the stallion's racing prospects. But the owner, a Chinese American lady, knows the feeling of being written off as worthless. Medical problems forced her to have a hysterectomy when she was 17, and being unable to have children, she was deemed worthless as a prospective [...]
 
Book: Gauntlet by Terry Lloyd Vinson
Fifty one contestants, each over forty years of age and having earned the distinction of representing their state of birth, vie for the ultimate prize in a futuristic foot race that will stretch the limits of sanity and endurance. Tasked to compete within a billion-dollar, state of the art dome located at the center of a vast, desolate desert range, the racers soon discover the challenge of [...]
 
Book: The Return of the Key by Alisha Nurse
16 year old Eliza Aurelio grapples with her mixed race identity amid rising racial tensions on her little island. For their safety, Eliza's grandfather sends her and her grandmother to a quiet town in Southwest England to stay with a relative. But this otherwise quiet town has been turned upside down by people mysteriously disappearing. Eliza eventually encounters a magical but dangerous realm [...]
 
Book: The Race - A HELL Ranger Thriller by Gina Fava
Rome, The Eternal City. Home to Devlin "Lucky" Lucchesi, husband, father, and car racing champion, whose lucky existence makes his alter ego as a special op HELL Ranger feel far away. Until...Ishmael Zaid, an elusive international terrorist, and a villain from Devlin's past, masterminds a terror attack that decimates Rome's train station and rips Lucky's life apart. Devlin vows revenge. He teams [...]
 
Book: Best Opinions of the Supreme Court of the United States (Vol. I: Race) by Henry Mark Holzer
Many people believe, rightly, that ever since the 1960s the Supreme Court's decisions on the incendiary subject of race have been lopsidedly in favor of preferred classes of people. Often overlooked in Supreme Court decisions involving race have been dissenting opinions, offering a far different view of racial issues under the Constitution of the United States. Presented here are five of those [...]
 
Book: The Enchanted River Race by Caldric Blackwell
When eleven-year-old Amy Lorovia is chosen to captain her district's ship in her village's enchanted river race, she anticipates a friendly romp down the river. She quickly discovers, however, the race is anything but friendly, and she finds herself facing mystical landscapes, magical obstacles, and cutthroat competition. With the help of her two best friends, Amy must rise to the occasion or [...]
 
Book: Living Without False Guides by Timur Kustarev
'False guides'? Here, this term does not mean what many of you think. ___ Have you ever heard such a term as "voluntary self-delusion"? It is something that happens to almost everybody, without people even realizing it. The reason is that there exist incorrect mental attitudes in our mind. These attitudes result in us getting ourselves entangled in illusions, setting unnecessary goals for [...]
 
Book: Reason for Existence by Richard Botelho
When David Jordan, an extraterrestrial human in appearance, agrees to help U.N. Secretary General Nicholas Straka resolve an escalating nuclear crisis, he also learns he must defuse a horrifying plot to exterminate humanity by a hostile race of beings who despise human culture. Somehow, he must thwart both crises before a worldwide intervention is launched by his superiors, destroying human [...]
 
Book: Journal of an Eyewitness by Ken Klopper
He was a boy born into a family where wealth, beauty, and superiority were all-important. Plagued by a physical disability, Joshua could not take his rightful place within the family structure or maintain a meaningful relationship with his successful, business orientated father or his beautiful, conceited, and spiteful sister. Instead, he is forced to withdraw into an isolated and secluded world [...]
 
Book: All in A Day's Work by J.D. Kennedy
Regina is the Office Manager and a fly on the wall at a small but successful Public Relations agency in New York City. While some people have to deal with pompous bosses and office politics Regina is coping with a cross-dressing Vice President, promiscuous co-workers, cantankerous clients and the occasional drug peddling intern. After a senior account executive's death at his desk goes virtually [...]
 
Book: Sweet Song by Terry Persun
WINNER of the 2012 IPPY AWARD, SWEET SONG is for fans of Philippa Gregory, Jim Harrison, and J.D. Salinger BOOK DESCRIPTION: An archetypal American story of self-discovery, set against the turmoil of post - Civil War America, Sweet Song tells the story of the mixed race son of a white landowner and a black house servant. Leon, raised black but an outcast from both cultures, finds himself suddenly [...]
 
Book: Making a Superstar Company by Rick Polson
You are getting ready to start or you just started a new business. You are an expert in your current field such as Shoe Retail, Heating/AC or Business-to-Business Sales. You are stuck as to how to build your customer base and continue to gain customers. That is why I wrote this book, to help you do just that. This book is for anyone about to start a business or anyone who has a business that has [...]
 
Book: Daimones by Massimo Marino
Get your Science Fiction from a CERN Scientist ! Over 1,000 ratings on combined goodreads and Amazon. Murder, genocide, the Apocalypse. Explore the future of humanity in Massimo Marino's sci-fi debut, Daimones, an apocalyptic tale that feels like it could happen tomorrow. You may never sleep through a windstorm again. Nothing could have prepared them for the last day. Death swept away the lives [...]
 
Book: 9.5B by Pen
The year is 2059. The human race stands on the brink of annihilation. Not from natural causes, but at the hands of one of our own. The population stands at 14 billion : more than the world can handle. As the New World Government plans to annihilate 9.5 billion of earth's inhabitants a small band of people plan to escape. Only Dr. Stormy Rose Prometheus, with her knowledge of Quantum Physics, can [...]
 
Book: Singapore Heat by Adam Mann
Have you ever been to the Lion City? Singapore is the dynamic jewel of the East, and has been for fifty years! The novel is set in Singapore in the 1980s, when the young and dynamic country is still emerging towards social and economic independence. Six people, three men and three women, who live and work there, become involved in a series of meetings and/or their explicit sexual encounters over [...]
 
Book: You're Strong Enough - A Quest To Discover Who You Really Are by Kassi Pontious
A Quest to Discover who You really are Are you lost and confused about the purpose of life and who you are? In You're Strong Enough you will discover who you are, why you are here, and what happens after this Earthly life. "Inspiring, uplifting and insightful, this book offers hope to those that are lost and practically gives guidance through each quest, addressing challenges that many youth [...]
 
Book: Collision Course (A Josh Williams Novel) by Joe Broadmeadow
Collision Course is an intense police procedural and legal thriller incorporating elements of blind political aspirations, human failings, and hope. In the style of Scott Turow and John Grisham, Collision Course is a fascinating and enjoyable read. The novel is set in the background of the strained relationship between the Police and the minority community arising from racial prejudices embedded [...]
 
Book: A Relative Invasion - The trilogy by Rosalind Minett
In this coming-of-age wartime trilogy, the relationship between two young cousins mirrors the emotions that led Hitler to power: the desire for territory and dominance. 1937 London. With WWII on the horizon, the Wilson cousins meet and trouble begins. Well-meaning Billy is no match for talented but devious Kenneth, who begins his invasion of Billy's life. As the Wilson boys jockey for adult [...]
 
Book: Convergence by John Needham
Martin is a bachelor, a house renovator who has retired to a cottage in the beautiful South Shropshire Hills. His final project is a pair of stone cottages: one for himself and his springer spaniel to live in; the other to rent out to supplement his pension. Lily's parents came to Britain from the West Indies on the Empire Windrush in 1948 in search of a new beginning. She has spent her life as [...]
 
Book: Hallways in the Night - A Novel by R.C. O'Leary
When a veteran cop tries to arrest baseball's home run king, one of them ends up on trial and the other one ends up dead. A routine stakeout is almost over when Dave Mackno decides to pursue a speeding Porsche. It's a decision that will have deadly consequences. That's because the Porsche is being driven by Remo Centrella, baseball's home run king, who is half-drunk and at the tail-end of a [...]
 
Book: The Diamond Rush by Jon Lymon
Simon Remnant's not your average hero. Oh no. As far as heroes go, he's way below average. Absent father, absent-minded lover, unskilled and untrustworthy. None of them do his uselessness justice. So there are no expectations other than failure when he joins the mid- 21st Century's equivalent of The Gold Rush - a race to get-rich-quick through plundering the dazzling fortunes offered by an [...]
 
Book: Shattered Allegiance by Philip S. Woods
Conspirators who view the United States' entitlement class as a bottomless drain upon the economy decide to take unilateral and decisive action. These determined collaborators carefully plan and put into motion a campaign to eliminate the black population within the Continental U.S. The group orchestrates and unleashes a campaign of terror in the nation's inner cities. The death toll from these [...]
 
Book: Oh sh!t, you're black! by Lawrence D. Elliott
Is there a difference between racism and just having a prejudice? In this collection of humorous anecdotes, the author explores an important question. Picture this...you're on the phone with a guy you've never met. He has a strong and rugged sounding voice. You envision he's six feet five, muscular, and handsome. A perfect specimen of maleness! Then, you're shocked upon meeting him. He's actually [...]
 
Book: Close Before Striking by James Clayton Rogers
Hank Cheatham, a professor of American History at a state university, has begun to suspect he is losing his mind. He has frequent blackouts, and often regains consciousness at the airport, with no idea if he is coming or going. He has inexplicably given his daughters permission to do things that would have been inconceivable only a month earlier. He is convinced that the South won the battle of [...]
 


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