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Book: Hills of the Tigers by Richard French
An artist rises above war and the perils of a competitive city to find love and do work that stands out. "The Hills of the Tigers" takes place in two different environments. In the even-numbered chapters, the painter Carl Norberg writes about his experiences as a soldier in the American army during a war in an Asian nation called Kulon. He decided when he was in high school that he wanted to work [...]
 
Book: The War Generation (Iraqi Americans Book 1) by Weam Namou
The War Generation, the first of the Iraqi Americans book series, is a collection of 36 articles that Weam Namou wrote over the years which paint a picture of Iraqi Americans' political and social situation and their struggles. Namou writes, "The views that leaders, politicians and activists I interviewed had about Iraq and the United States fascinated me, especially since their views largely [...]
 
Book: Pattaya Beach by John Elray
Fah, a twenty-two year-old farm girl from Thailand's rural northeast has moved to Pattaya City to do the one thing that has any hope of bringing her decent money - work in the sex trade. Her goal: land a well to do foreigner who can deliver her and her family from a subsistence life. Ed, a recent arrival from America, looks like he might just be the one. What Fah doesn't know, however, is that Ed [...]
 
Book: Roland's Stupendous Imagination And The Native Americans by Jan Clifton Watford
INTRODUCING - Roland's Stupendous Imagination and The Native Americans Roland's Stupendous Imagination And The Native Americans is a story of a little boy that is overcome by his imagination and his curiosity about Native Americans. His imaginary adventure takes him to a Native American village where he meets other children his age that introduce him to their culture and legends. Full color [...]
 
Book: Stolen Heritage by Barbara Goss
As an infant, Running Brook is kidnapped by the Comanche; as a teenager, she is rescued by gentle Quakers and introduced to Christian beliefs; as a young adult, she searches for love and her true heritage. Discreetly disguised as a boy, "Brook" travels to Texas with a tantalizing young army captain and his Indian guide. There she finds her father who welcomes her with open arms. But Brook's [...]
 
Book: Forbidden Legacy by Barbara Goss
Unspoiled by her beauty or wealth, Sarah Clarke travels an arduous journey by stagecoach to inherit the Arrow C cattle ranch left to her by the grandfather she never knew. However, the ranch foreman, a half-breed Indian called Storm, also claims legal ownership. The rugged, impassioned young man arouses conflicting emotions in Sarah. Because her own father was killed by Indians, she is first [...]
 
Book: I Like A Little Bit Of The Handsome Americans Myself by Richard Lutman
Adventures packed with eccentric individuals dashing through life with strangely connected agendas. A joy ride of Seinfeldish proportions including a worm salesman, auto theft, a female singer with an offbeat vocabulary who eventually becomes a damsel in distress, a cowboy and active firearms. Fans of Cosmo Kramer will bond with these characters!
 
Book: The Feminine Art by Weam Namou
Set in America and the Middle East in the early 1990s, The Feminine Art is the story of Suham, a married woman who distracts herself from boredom by trying to find her nephew, Michael, a wife. The perfect bride happens to be in Baghdad. As the arranged wedding takes a shape of its own, Suham and Michael are challenged to face the truths within themselves that had been kept hidden behind tradition [...]
 
Book: The Apprenticeship of Nigel Blackthorn by Frank Kelso
Nigel's easy life crumbled with the plunk of a painted arrow into his father's chest. Alone on the prairie, his choice is work or starve apprentice on a mule-train or an orphanage. Which is worse? When his family falls victim of a brutal Comanche attack, Nigel's life changed forever. While he escaped the slaughter, the rest of his loved ones didn't. Plump, spoiled, and lazy, the preacher's son [...]
 
Book: Two Continents One Hope by S. Denice Newton
When S. Denice Newton made a trip to Zimbabwe, on the continent of Africa in 2011, she didn't know that it would profoundly impact her life and change her focus. For several weeks she was able to see up close and personal, the devastation of the AIDS/HIV pandemic that is destroying black people in Zimbabwe. Additionally, economic devastation and political turmoil is leaving the people little to [...]
 
Book: The Mismatched Braid by Weam Namou
To escape the military under Saddam's harsh regime, Amel flees Baghdad after the Gulf War, just before his eighteenth birthday. Smart choice! He illegally immigrates into Athens, where he meets his first adversities one of which is a boss captivated by women and trees, the other a roommate who switches price stickers on grocery products to charge Amel more money. Amel's world changes when Dunia, [...]
 
Book: Voyagers by Philip Spires
Voyagers is a set of short stories loosely based on a theme of travel. In Brunei, a teacher discovers his future, while an Australian couple are initiated into a new culture. Memories of Vietnam come all the way home, while an aid worker in Sri Lanka seeks advice. A cultural tour of Italy turns on aesthetics and a dream journey to Turkey becomes less than wondrous. In the old Yugoslavia, a group [...]
 
Book: Yassa by Jo Michaels
Genghis Khan's coming of age tale is a historical fiction novel like no other. Love, betrayal of a friend, and epic battles rule the day in this one of a kind first person recount of his life. You'll love the romance in this novel, and the intensity of the connection between young Temujin and Borte is something folks only dream of. It's a fairy tale romance from the start that's interwoven with [...]
 
Book: Paradise Island, Heavenly Journey by Jon Magee
Dr. Kate Hartig writes "In his recently published first book From Barren Rocks to Living Stones Jon Magee recounts his teenage years living in Aden, Yemen, during the mid 1960s. In Paradise Island Jon travels back to an earlier period of his childhood. He reflects on his life as a young boy living with his family in Singapore during the 1950's. He discusses the trials and joy of British military [...]
 
Book: There's Fungus on the Mushrooms - or if something can go wrong it will .... by Mike Lord
This is the biography of a man who spent almost his entire working life in sub-Saharan Africa and South and East Asia. Mike Lord was born in London within the sound of Bow Bells, just as the WW2 was about to explode. He was evacuated to the country as a small boy and then was brought up in Berkshire. His family moved to various places, including three years in Singapore from 1948, which involved [...]
 
Book: The Way Homes (Enoshima's Cowherd Book 2) by Achille Sainte-Rose
The closer Takahide gets to achieving his murderous ambitions, the more Ryoshi feels he'll manage to thwart Takahide's plans - but only one of the two will live past the day of Benzaiten's matsuri. With Matsuoka under his control, Takahide believes that soon the whole Shonan will fall under his influence, which he dreams of expanding across the Sagami province. Yet Ryoshi stands in his way, and [...]
 
Book: The Cherokee Kid - A Western by David Tienter
On the run from a posse and bounty-hunters, The Cherokee Kid is drawn into the problems of a widow with two small children and if forced to protect them from a greedy cattle baron. Only his lightning draw and nerves of steel can protect the small family from the forces massed against them. This is western action on the cutting edge.
 
Book: I Am a Mute Iraqi with a Voice by Weam Namou
"Sometimes, a book of poems transcends the form and becomes pure experience. I Am a Mute Iraqi with a Voice is a startling call to memory and mourning for an Iraq that is "dead," an ululation for all that is lost in war after war after war. In these poems, Iraqis are divided not by politics but by location and circumstance; those fortunate enough to live in America are wracked with guilt, and [...]
 
Book: The Flavor of Cultures by Weam Namou
Mervat was born in Iraq as a minority Christian and in the late 1970s and came to America at age two. Torn between her cultural heritage which dates back over 7300 years and the new land of freedom and opportunity, she watches friends live an Americanized lifestyle while she clings onto Middle Eastern traditions, all along yearning for the courage to follow her own path, to "Trust thyself" as [...]
 
Book: EXPAT! by Anne Alden
The story takes place in the early 1990's, long before anyone had heard of the term "globalization". It is set in Asia and is seen through the eyes of an expatriate named Lacey. She is a young professional who decides to become a stay-at-home mom. Her husband is offered a job in Taiwan and they decide to accept. Lacey is going to live like a queen. She will have a driver, cook, maid and paid [...]
 
Book: A Kid's Guide to Thailand by Jack L. Roberts
Imagine a country where everybody smiles all the time. The young explorers in your family don't have to just imagine it. They can read all about it in A Kid's Guide to Thailand - an easy-to-read book jam-packed with colorful photographs, fun facts, charts and maps, and captivating information about the people and the culture of this delightful country once known as Siam. A Kid's Guide to Thailand [...]
 
Book: Indian Affairs by Parris Afton Bonds
"The tale of star-crossed lovers from two different social stratums has been done time and time again, yet in Bonds' capable hands, the relationship is enchanting." ~ Kirkus Review - Turning conventional wisdom on its head, Washington socialite Alessandra O'Quinn and Indian shaman Manuel Mondragon, defy time and space and politics and families to come together in the sweeping canvas of the 1920's [...]
 
Book: Vortex by Matt Carrell
Vortex was named as one of the top ten independently published books of 2014 by literary website BookBag. It was also chosen by Shelf Unbound magazine as a notable pageturner in its 2014 writing competition. On land or at sea the vortex is mesmerising but lethal. Andy Duncan joins an investment firm in Hong Kong and quickly discovers that the same forces apply in business. The lure of power, [...]
 
Book: Undressing The N-word by H. Lewis Smith
Undressing the N-word depicts the state of sociological views regarding questions that have been on people's minds for years but have been considered too sensitive to talk about openly. Among these types of taboo-type discussions is one that analyzes the systemicpsychological warfare and psychosocial treatment of one group over another. The systemic subjects the oppressed group to seeing, through [...]
 
Book: A Kid's Guide to China by Jack L. Roberts
"A Kid's Guide to China" is a colorful, easy-to-read book for kids about this fascinating country where one-fifth of the world's population live. From the Forbidden City and the Great Wall of China to life in China today, the book provides young readers an inside look at one of the world's oldest civilizations that today is a very modern country. "A Kid's Guide to China" is the first print [...]
 
Book: To Swallow the Earth by Ransom Wilcox and Karl Beckstrand
(Survival/suspense, western) Winner: 2016 International Book Award, Literary Classics Seal of Approval, and 2016 Laramie Award Finalist. What if you came home after a journey and your family was no longer there? What if someone else was living in your house, running what you used to manage and trying to kill you? Could a beautiful woman be behind the mystery? Wade Forester must stay in the [...]
 
Book: Notes of a Naive Traveler - Nepal and Thailand by Jennifer S. Alderson
"I never thought I would have reason to say to someone, 'Sorry I'm late, it took longer to dismember the goat than originally planned.'" I was twenty-six years old, worked at a well-paid job, rented a fantastic apartment, and enjoyed a large circle of friends. I had everything, except I didn't. I couldn't shake the feeling I was missing out on the experience of living. Part guidebook on culture [...]
 
Book: Into the Americas (A novel based on a true story) by James & Lance Morcan
INTO THE AMERICAS (A novel based on a true story) is a gritty, real-life adventure based on one of history's greatest survival stories. It was inspired by the diary entries of young English blacksmith John Jewitt during his time aboard the brigantine The Boston and also during his sojourn at Nootka Sound, on North America's western seaboard, from 1802 to 1805. Written by father-and-son writing [...]
 
Book: Goodbye Junie Moon by June Collins
Goodbye Junie Moon is a memoir written by June Collins, co-author of The Khaki Mafia. A curvaceous Australian dancer entertains the troops in Vietnam. She uncovers a get rich quick scheme involving the sergeants running the American Army clubs. Discovering that she has reported them to the CID, they place a high price on her head. She learns they are watching the only airport out, preventing her [...]
 
Book: Welcome to Bangkok - Only guide you need by Petri Rahikkala
Bangkok certainly lives up to its reputation as most dynamic and intriguing cities in Asia. Bangkok is huge. You really have no idea how overwhelming it is until you see it for yourself, it is beyond simple description. It's the city where ancient rhythms and a modern beat are in harmony, skyscrapers and golden temple spires define the sprawling skyline. For food lovers, Bangkok is a gem. No [...]
 
Book: Hidden in Plain Sight - The Other People in Norman Rockwell's America by Jane Allen Petrick
Norman Rockwell's America was not all white. . . As early as 1936, Norman Rockwell was portraying African-Americans, Asian Americans and Native Americans with empathy and a dignity often denied them at the time. And he created these portraits from live models. Hidden in Plain Sight: The Other People in Norman Rockwell's America chronicles for the first time Norman Rockwell's portrayal of [...]
 
Book: The Wished-For Country - Stories of American Courage by Rebecca Del Giudice
A Senator stands alone against the march to war. A man risks his life to expose the Ku Klux Klan. A slave escapes to freedom - and takes a Confederate warship with him. These stories and many more like them are the focus of The Wished-For Country: Stories of American Courage. Author Rebecca Del Giudice has been researching and writing about American history for more than 20 years. During that [...]
 
Book: Esteban's Quest by Nick Iuppa
MAGICAL MADNESS A fireball launches itself from the Arizona desert leaving behind three camels, a magical jukebox, and a five-year-old girl who only speaks Italian. Soon, the nearby town of La Sentencia is reeling from a series of disasters. The copper mine, which supports the town, shuts down leaving most of the population unemployed. Massive sandstorms batter the place. And then the Devlin [...]
 
Book: A Sky So Big by Ransom Wilcox & Karl Beckstrand
(Western suspense, clean romance) Winner: 2016 International Book Award, 2016 Laramie Award finalist, Literary Classics Seal of Approval. A strong woman and a Latino man, each searching for missing family members, clash amid a Nevada silver rush scheme that leaves both unsure who to trust and scrambling to stay alive. What if you came home after a journey and your family was gone, someone else [...]
 
Book: Hand-Me-Down Bride by Juliet Vandiver Waldron
To help her impoverished family, Sophie agrees to marry a wealthy older in far off America. Less than twenty-four hours after she arrives in German's Mill, Pennsylvania, events have taken a far stranger turn than anything she could have imagined. Set in Post-Civil-War Pennsylvania, this tale of an arranged marriage is as much family saga as romance. Sophie is a sensitive young woman struggling to [...]
 


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