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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: 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: Diary by Rasheed Odunade Akande
Diary: Dream within a dream is a work of poetry and a sequence to If Only I Knew: Personal Recollections. The Diary, like its predecessor delves into the problems of human social cultural experience while noting the struggles, both mental and physical of every individual to find acceptance and love e.t.c The book is a complex whole for poetry lovers, written in simple English dictum for all minds [...]
 
Book: Sacred Light Spirit Eagle - My Visionary Life and Near Death Experience by Cristael Ann Bengtson
'Sacred Light Spirit Eagle' is a memoir that will change your life and your views about death and dying - Over 5000 Readers Have Already Downloaded This NDE Memoir - Cristael's temperature soared and pain ripped through her body. Spasms clenched her muscles, and convulsions arched her back. Only her head, her shoulders, and her heels touched the bedsheets,while every nerve in her body screamed in [...]
 
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 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 [...]
 
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: 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: 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 takes the reader on a journey of self-discovery which is humorous, entertaining, and educational. This is a fascinating human interest story filled with poignant memories about growing up alone in a large family.
 
Book: Swept into Destiny by Catherine Ulrich Brakefield
Forced to call each other enemies, can their love survive? Maggie Gatlan may be a Southern belle on the outside, but inside she's a rebel. Then she meets the handsome, strong Irish immigrant Ben McConnell who captures her heart. Ben is enchanted by Maggie's beauty and fiery spirit, but for him the South she so dearly loves represents the injustice and deprivation he left behind in Ireland. As the [...]
 
Book: A Twisted Rainbow by Roger E. Bruner
A Twisted Rainbow is a quirky, whimsical, and moving Christian coming-of-age novel about two young men who rebel against their Christian upbringing to pursue the American Dream. Joel, a Preacher's Kid plagued by guilt about almost everything wrong he's ever done, is afraid God will call him into the ministry. His best friend, Roberto, resents Christianity because of the way the church that [...]
 
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 an inspirational account of a young, immigrant girl. With a mother that never stops crying about The Argentina Family and a father who procures employment with an international airline, her life is divided in between her adopted country and her native land.Dramas and delights abound with a long distance, whirlwind [...]
 
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: Peace and Positivity A Motivational Experience by Annie M. Johnson
Peace and Positivity is indeed a motivational experience. It is life changing material. After reading this masterpiece your life will never be the same! It is designed to open ones mind and learn the importance of thinking and speaking positive. During my research I learned that it is up to the individual to lift themselves up, to promote yourself, and to go after your dreams hard and strong, day [...]
 
Book: Human Experience by Paul Keene
Hope, Humor, and the Supernatural Can a man find love in a haunted house? Stay at home dad, Garth Andrews, answers the door, states his name, and signs away life as he knows it. Stuck on the word divorce, the effect of a shot of Novocain numbs his body and mind. The successful realtor, Joanna, orders him out of the house immediately. She'll have no scene in front of the children, [...]
 
Book: A Way of Being - The Journey to Spiritual Enlightenment by Adrian Holland
A spiritual awakening with a little angelic guidance... This book introduces the reader to the subject of angels. It is also a semi-autobiography which details how the author became an angel artist. Angels are there to guide us and help us on our life's path, and to help us deal with the five main emotions of love, fear, anger, envy and grief. They also open up a doorway to the spirit world. For [...]
 
Book: Imagining the Unimaginable by Richard Rowe
Imagining the Unimaginable is an inventor's journey to answer age-old questions from a modern-day perspective using only first-hand human experiences. When a system engineer and inventor of over one-hundred and twenty US patents analyzes and models the afterlife from only first-hand evidence culled from thousands of Near-death experiences (NDEs) and past-life regression hypnosis sessions, a [...]
 
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: Tales From Gulu by Camille Khairallah
This book is a summary of what it is like to visit Gulu, Uganda through CVAP (Concordia Volunteer Abroad Program) and it is dedicated to past, present and future participants of the program. It reflects my personal opinion on what I have experienced in Acholiland and helps the reader imagine what it is like to live in such an environment. This book is not only dedicated for CVAPers per se, [...]
 
Book: Missing the Mark by John W. Ridley
MISSING THE MARK - A young and naive northeast Georgia mountain girl, Margaret Ann, has great aspirations for her life, but does not have the financial or experiential resources to fulfill her life's plans. But through creativity borne of ambition, circumstances that lead her toward her ultimate goal place her on a dangerous and circuitous path. A visit to a nefarious gypsy at a county fair [...]
 
Book: 10 Ways To Survive A Valley Experience by Harriett Jones
King David recorded one of the most inspiring psalms in the Bible: the 23 Psalm. In that psalm, he wrote, "Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil." No one likes hard times. Everyone so often, we find ourselves experiencing hard times, and it may feel as if we're walking through a dark valley all alone. These valleys come in different forms. There are [...]
 
Book: From Time to Time by Susan Thornton
Amanda Winfield, the owner of a thriving headhunting firm, is a callous woman who covets her successful career and ordered life. But Amanda's seamless world crumbles when she picks up antiques that transport her to the past, revealing the heartbreaking stories of their origins. Her obsession with the phenomenon pulls her into a downward spiral of addiction that entwines both ruin and redemption.
 
Book: 'Human Experience' - Yeshel by Adir Borges de Oliveira
Yeshel is one living soul that, like almost all, are developing its goodness and knowledge to full the light of life in its complete way. So he goes to be a human being to experience, and learn every steps he must pass! We, all souls should and could do the same and know how good is to have a human experience...
 
Book: Arthur's Return by Duncan Wallace
Ever wondered what it would be like to finish school early and head off into the wider world in search of adventure? Well, this is exactly what Arthur decides to do. Though happy and content in the stillness and quiet of his home surroundings, Arthur's return is a tale of a young man's journey of exploration and self-discovery. A story that reflects on a life so far and of the youthful curiosity, [...]
 
Book: The Three Doors by Brian D Holland
Jared Helm is transported out-of-body to mystifying destinations. One evening, his imperceptible spirit embarks on a journey to an amazing castle bordering the ocean. Though the importance of the venture eludes him at first, he eventually learns that the castle is the stomping ground of a murderous sect abducting individuals for ritual sacrifice. An offshoot of the English and Irish Hellfire [...]
 
Book: Soul Divining by Jocelyn Prosser
Intuition is real. In this book, I wanted to share some of my experiences in order to raise awareness of this much-undervalued sixth sense. It can protect us and bring positivity to our lives. As humans, we rely almost totally on logic to problem solve. Hopefully, this book will give an insight into how important this sense is. Negative experiences very often occur when we ignore our gut feeling. [...]
 
Book: These Fragile Things by Jane Davis
Life can change in a split second. And nothing you can do will stop it. 'Very occasionally a story jumps out at you with a raw burst of originality and thought-provocation that goes deeper than most, leaving you pondering the issues and plot lines unfolding in front of you. That story is These Fragile Things.' ~ Lorraine Devon Wilke, Author As a London suburb reels from riots in neighbouring [...]
 
Book: The Fifth Shadow - Addiction/First time experience of sex and instant addiction to it. (Volume 1) by Matthew Thomas
When ambitious, young, handsome former college football star Michael Brown goes to work for a giant business empire, he get interviewed by the exceptionally beautiful, young and elegant female CEO, Maya Shadow. Though Maya Shadow pays little or no attention to Mike's academic achievements during the interview, he doesn't have any reason to think that Maya Shadow has a crush on him since the [...]
 
Book: One Moment With God by Ridgley B. Merritt, Jr
The events of this story revolves around my true personal experience that occurred during the Fall of l982, while sport diving in the Gulf of Mexico with three friends, John, Kitty, and Carlos. Danger was obvious for me, as a change in my breathing equipment occurred. At that moment I knew my life was in jeopardy and I was fighting with all my strength. After being retrieved from the water and [...]
 
Book: Empowering Women to Succeed - Bounce by Randi Goodman
Empower yourself as we journey through the third book; Empowering Women to Succeed Volume III: Bounce, as 16 authors, including one man, share incredibly powerful messages, heartfelt stories that will motivate women and men, and inspire you. Each author has poured their hearts into sharing their resiliency towards trauma, separation, death, abuse and many other challenges. Through their quests, [...]
 


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