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Book: A Tale of Survival - From War Ravaged Europe to the Promise of America by Thomas Kando
Tom Kando is born at the epicenter of the world's greatest war. In Hungary, his family survives the holocaust, the nazi and soviet occupations, the bombs, the genocide, and starvation. They escape from Budapest to Paris, living in abject poverty as war refugees. The boy roams the streets, subways and slums, encountering violence and dangerous people. Tom and his family keep moving, gypsy-like, [...]
 
Book: An Immigrant's Tale - From Freedom to Slavery in the 21st. Century by Deborah Peters
An Immigrant's Tale took about 3 years to complete. I began writing it because I was angry at the system. It took her 23 years to finally become eligible to receive her green card. She had lost her mother during those years and was unable to return home to bury her. This is a tale of a young woman who gallantly left her country for a better life but instead was burdened and oppressed by her [...]
 
Book: The Avocado Tree - An Immigrant's Journey by Roxanne Catherine Mapp
The Avocado Tree: An Immigrant's Journey is about an immigrant who came to America with her two young daughters for a better life. It is a full color book of art, poetry and photography creatively used to inspire people to want to excel despite challenging experiences. The idea for this book came from the deep need to motivate immigrants to be proud of their cultural heritage. To have the courage [...]
 
Book: Hymie and the Angel by Norman Beim
"Hymie and the Angel" is both a memoir and a fantasy, a visit with relatives long since gone. I selected a picture of my father for the cover. I've set the Greek legend of Alcestis in Newark, New Jersey in the 1930s. This book features both suspense and love. The book is also a picture of an immigrant family, a group of people from an old country struggling and adapting to a new life, clinging to [...]
 
Book: The Lion of Kabul by Mustafa Oktem
"There are things in life I've learned I cannot change: I am an orphan. I grew up in poverty, poverty of the most wretched kind. I shall never forget the fear, the deprivation, the sense of hopelessness. At a young age, I witnessed the horrors of this world; etched in my memory are gruesome, macabre images, images that I cannot erase. For as long as I live, they will always be there that I know." [...]
 
Book: The Immigrants' Daughter - A Private Battle to Earn the Right to Self-actualization by Mary Terzian
In her award-winning book the author captures the universal immigrant experience through her personal memories. The scene is set in Cairo in the 1940's. She is a member of a tightly knit Armenian family living in an expatriate community of genocide survivors, or escapees, like her parents, from Turkey, during and after World War I. Peaceful life, joy with younger brother's arrival and happy [...]
 
Book: The Mares of Lenin Park by Agustin Martinez
Winner of Prize Americana, The Mares of Lenin Park is the story of Uli, a fourteen-year-old Cuban boy, who struggles to reconcile his deceased father's heroic past with his mother Graciela's new marriage. Finding it more and more difficult to live in the economic times of Cuba following the fall of the Soviet Union, Uli learns that the Revolutionaries are closer than expected - dealing drugs to [...]
 
Book: Rosa No-Name by Roger E. Bruner
Can a young Mexican woman forgive the villagers who rejected her years earlier and help them find a better way to live and to survive? Sixteen-year-old orphan Rosa No-Name has grown up in the remote Mexican village of Santa Maria, where the villagers resentfully meet only her most basic physical needs. Unwilling to offer love or guidance, they not only refuse to answer Rosa's questions about who [...]
 
Book: The Red Manor by Rene Natan
Lucio Maria de'Vigentini, Lord of the Red Manor, is loaded with years, money, memories and regrets the ancient curse cast upon his family weighing heavily on his soul. He lost his son, Rick, at sea and his wife left him, taking Rick's twin, Chris Sandcroft, to Canada. Lucio, lonely and ailing, is tortured by the prophesy predicting the extinction of the Red Manor and its occupants at the turn of [...]
 
Book: A Kiss And A Cappuccino by Molly Gambiza
What went wrong when it seemed so right? Hannah is a confident young woman who is not afraid to follow her heart even if it means upsetting her parents by going out with Jacob a man her parents don't approval of. They want her to marry their next door neighbour Alastair, a penny pinching individual who likes to count pennies at the checkout supermarkets, keeping other customers waiting and what's [...]
 
Book: Coming to Astoria - An Immigrants Tale by Omar Kiam
Why do children growing up together in the same household turn out so completely different? How can a child raised in a family of twelve be so lonely? Coming to Astoria is a collections of essays on growing up in a different culture and the experiences of moving to a foreign land Coming to Astoria takes the reader on a journey of self-discovery which is humorous, entertaining, and educational. [...]
 
Book: Swept into Destiny by Catherine Brakefield
One brave decision leads to serious consequences. Maggie is secretly educating the slaves at Spirit Wind Manor. But the manor's serenity is soon threatened by abolitionist John Brown. A new republic looms on the horizon and with Abraham Lincoln's presidency, her countrymen's anger escalates as secession spreads across the southern states. With the fires of civil war glowing on the horizon, Maggie [...]
 
Book: Politically Homeless - A Five-year Odyssey across Three Continents by Mary Terzian
In this memoir, Terzian's aspirations to attend college meet parents' refusal, flaring her yearnings even more. Consequently she quits her home in Cairo to work with the United Nations (Un) World Health Organization in Alexandria. Five years later she accepts a Un assignment in Congo, where civil war is rampant. She endures the rigors of expatriation, meanwhile saving funds for her college [...]
 
Book: With Love, The Argentina Family - Memories of Tango and Kugel; Mate with Knishes by Mirta Ines Trupp
With Love, The Argentina Family ~ Memories of Tango and Kugel; Mate with Knishes is a unique account, enlightening and inspirational with its autobiographical genuineness. The story unfolds in "die goldene medina" -America-sharing the insecurities and confusion of a young, immigrant girl. With a mother that never stops crying about The Argentina Family and a father who procures employment with an [...]
 
Book: Echoes of Clara Avenue by Edward Farber
Take a stroll along an old, decaying, city neighborhood with its now-empty, silent hulks and imagine the people who lived there through the years. That is precisely what author Edward Farber does in his new collection of short stories, Echoes of Clara Avenue. In the collection are stories that appeared previously in literary magazines, an indication that these are not stories by a novice but by a [...]
 
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 [...]
 
Book: Simple Truth by Carol Bodensteiner
Praise for Simple Truth"Demonstrates the thin line between loyalty and unethical behavior." - Michele - "Gripping story of integrity." - Jill M.S. "The desire to succeed, but at what cost? Great storyline. Great plot. Highly recommend." - Luv2read - "A story you'll be thinking about long after you finished reading." - Laura S.R. A thought-provoking story intertwined with risk, retaliation, and [...]
 
Book: Hinterland by Neil Carstairs
Hinterland - somewhere between life and the afterlife, where lost souls, demons and abandoned gods roam. Why is Harry Kellen seeing visions of his daughter, dead these past twenty years? Why is Sean Regan haunted by a man made of mud and clay? And what will an old immigrant man gain by giving his granddaughter in tribute to an abandoned God? Out in the streets of London darkness is coming; ready [...]
 
Book: My Life Sentences - A True Story by Elisha Chirchir
After being born to a family of 14 and losing 5 siblings - for reasons he himself did not understand, Elisha learned to take things as they came his way. From the darkest corners of East Africa (Kenya) to the electrified streets of the United States, he shares his vivid description of life as he transitioned from a young uneducated boy to an adult facing the challenges as a non-immigrant! From [...]
 
Book: Bushwhacked! by David Belisle
It's the slap-leather summer of 1876. Sardinian immigrant Giovanni Sacchettini is on the run -- smack dab into the American old west. Historical fiction has only so many bullets and barbed wire, but Gio manages to find them all in chance encounters with Wyatt Earp, General Custer and the rest of the High Noon lineup. Will Sacchettini come of age, get the girl and lend his name to more than [...]
 
Book: The Casebook of Inspector Armstrong - Volume I by Martin Daley
Cornelius Armstrong is a Detective Inspector in Edwardian Carlisle. In the first of these two adventures, Armstrong investigates the brutal murder of a young Italian immigrant on the corner of West Walls and Dean Tait's Lane in November 1903. In doing so, Cornelius uncovers a far wider web of underworld crime. In the second case, the reciting of ghost stories in front of a blazing fire at an [...]
 
Book: Trapped in Limbo 2 by John Robert McCauley
This is an action-packed international thriller. In November 2013, a naval drone crashed into a guided missile cruiser off the coast of San Diego. News of that event got around fast. What the devil caused that crash? As the sun rose on the east coast, Kristen Luger, who had the looks others would give a right arm for and a Brazilian immigrant working in the NASA drone project, was asked to kick [...]
 
Book: New York Stories by Renald Iacovelli
New York City has a reputation for glamor and excitement, but for the overwhelming majority of its eight million inhabitants everyday life is a very different matter. For them life in "America's greatest city" is a life of exhausting bustle, disgusting filth, and constant, befouling exposure to the most degraded, ubiquitous, and therefore inescapable vulgarity. In these seventeen short stories [...]
 
Book: Secrets of the Lake by William Thompson Ong
SECRETS OF THE LAKE - Lake Conemaugh, the playground of the Pittsburgh rich (names like Carnegie, Mellon, Phipps, Frick, and Pitcairn) is where Caleb McBride, a struggling immigrant science teacher, accidentally meets and falls in love with Annabelle Prescott, the vivacious and strong-willed daughter of a steel baron. At the same time, Caleb discovers the fatal flaw in the dam holding back the [...]
 
Book: Unexpected Gifts by S. R. Mallery
A TRUE AMERICAN FAMILY SAGA: Can we learn from our ancestors? Do our relatives' behaviors help shape our own? In "Unexpected Gifts" that is precisely what happens to Sonia, a confused college student, heading for addictions and forever choosing the wrong man. Searching for answers, she begins to read her family's diaries and journals from America's past: the Vietnam War, Woodstock, and Timothy [...]
 
Book: American Warrior by James Snyder
The year is 1961. America has a new president, named John F. Kennedy, and a new era the newspapers are calling the Dawn of Camelot. But for ten-year-old Paul Brett, dealing with an abusive father and the immigrant gangs roaming his slum neighborhood of China Slough, America is only a small, dead-end place he is struggling to survive. That is, until the night a mysterious stranger comes out of the [...]
 
Book: Three Black Boys - Tomorrow After Supper by Zangba Thomson
Three Black Boys: Tomorrow After Supper is an urban-fiction novel by Zangba Thomson that is intense as it is pointed and dark. This vivid, savvy, and altogether street-smart debut marks a bold new voice in literary fiction. The setting is South-side Jamaica, a neighborhood in Queens, New York, and home to Babita Harris, an Indian immigrant plagued with the deadly black fever disease. With a [...]
 
Book: Zemsta by Victoria Brown
What Drives Good People to Do Something Bad? As terrible revelations come to light, four people join together to commit an unspeakable act When a member of the privileged upper class frames a Polish immigrant for a socialite's murder in 1920s Akron, the heart-pounding events that follow lead to a stunning and unexpected conclusion. This gripping tale of bigotry and class distinctions includes [...]
 
Book: Love on the Back Burner - A Tasty Romantic Comedy by Barbara Oliverio
Readers' Favorite Award -Winning Love on the Back Burner spins the story of sassy Alexandria D'Agostino. She is youngest in a tight-knit Italian-American family with a successful marketing career and a passion for cooking, yet her romantic life is less than 4-star. For years, she has tried cooking her way into men's hearts by flaunting her old world culinary skills, but now, she's changing the [...]
 
Book: Deathsworn Arc 1 - The Last Dragon Slayer by Martyn Stanley
Saul Karza, wizard of the Empire, has been given a quest by the Empress herself: To find and slay a mythical 'noble dragon' - said to be near invulnerable. Instead of leading a large band of soldiers, archers and spell-casters; he sets out with two immigrant dock-workers and a homeless dwarf. What Saul needs is the legendary 'Last Dragon Slayer' on his side, because on this deadly quest, it's not [...]
 
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