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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: Rock Music in American Culture - The Sounds of Revolution, 2d ed. by Robert G. Pielke
In the years following World War II, something vital and original was born in the restive cauldron of American culture. At that moment the voice of this vital and original something came fully into its own. It was insistent, loud and bawdy, and it finally had a name. It was Rock and Roll, and it was about to challenge society's values about race, sex, love, work, patriotism, fashion, commercials [...]
 
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: Going Southern - The No-Mess Guide to Success in the South by Deborah J. Levine
Going Southern is both a personal journey and a guide to navigating the culture of the South. Deborah Levine's stories & strategies give New Southerners a cultural map to the U.S. Southeast while entertaining them in true Southern style. Read how and why Newcomers are taking the journey South. Steer your way through the Old and New South with the Going Southern stories and strategies. In his [...]
 
Book: Revolution - Shattering the Republic - Will Our Government Declare War On America's Patriot Movement? by David L. Miner
America faces economic disaster. The President declares war on all Conservative Americans. Martial Law is declared in all Fifty States. United Nations troops are brought to America to assist. Patriots across the country are rounded up and placed in concentration camps. Thousands are shot dead or missing in the largest law enforcement operation in history. Small groups of patriots around America [...]
 
Book: Backwards Into the Future by Bronwyn Elsmore
You can't go back, her friends say, but Mary has to do it. Going back to her old hometown is the only way she can silence a voice from the past. And find her childhood friend. One is pushing her, the other is holding back, and between the two there's much to be resolved. The plum tree has gone, but a lemon tree thrives. The mystery surrounding the boat with the painted eyes may never be solved; [...]
 
Book: Cultural Primitivism in the Poetry of W. B. Yeats by Walt Lamberg
Many readers of poetry who enjoy the work of William Butler Yeats know him primarily for his great poems written during the 20th Century, such poems as "No Second Troy," "The Mask," "On Being Asked for a War Poem," "The Second Coming," and "Leda and the Swan." This book focuses on his early poetry written during the 1880s and 1890s. One key idea is that readers of his later poems can enhance [...]
 
Book: Before the First Snow - Stories from the Revolution by Walter M. Brasch
In this novel, award-winning journalist Walter M. Brasch slowly and meticulously builds a scenario of greed, corruption, and intrigue, set against the backdrop of social protest. In so doing, he weaves a compelling story of history and contemporary American values between 1964 and 1991, every bit as powerful and timely today as they were more than two decades earlier.
 
Book: Of Faith and Freedom - How cultural Marxism and political correctness hijacked America and how to take it back! by Joe Gilbert
It isn't very politically correct to say America is a Christian nation. However, the Founding Fathers were Christians and their core convictions were the bedrock upon which this country was built. These principles include the belief that as divine creations of God we are all equal before the law, each citizen has intrinsic worth and value above any government and our rights are endowed onto us by [...]
 
Book: Love and Danger in Havana - Adventure during the Cuban Revolution by J.Z. Pinder
There is an old saying that "truth is stranger than fiction." Actually, much of this story actually happened to my new wife and I when we went to Havana in the first year of the 1959-60 Cuban revolution which brought Fidel Castro to power. It was an exciting time for us. The party and the bombings actually occurred. A lot of the rest of the story is a mixture of truth and fiction. Larry and [...]
 
Book: The Mutineer's Daughter (In Revolution Born Book 1) by Chris Kennedy and Thomas A. Mays
2018 Dragon Award Finalist--Best Science Fiction Novel What would it take for you to discard everything you believed in and give up your sacred honor? What would it take to make you rise up and fight when all the odds are against you? Chief Warrant Officer Benjamin "Benno" Sanchez has devoted over 20 years of his life to the Alliance of Liberated Systems' Navy, defending his colony world from the [...]
 
Book: Walpajirri - The Legend of an Easter Bilby - The Adventures of a Rabbit-Eared Bandicoot in the Australian Desert by M.E. Skeel
If you were alone in the desert would you travel to the end of the earth to find love? Jirri did. If you loved Watership Down then you will love this true to life animal adventure. Jirri travels across the vast continent of Australia, braving floods, droughts, fire and dangerous predators to find true love and become a legend in the process. Are you tired of stories about animals that wear [...]
 
Book: Good Vibration by S M Mala
Sylvie works in an e-commerce company, 'Good Vibration', specialising in the distribution of adult toys. She's surrounded by colourful people as well as interesting items she refuses to use. The place has been her lifeline, even though it's made out of silicone and plastic, for two and a half years as she still tries to come to terms with the devastation of losing of her husband while bringing up [...]
 
Book: No More Mulberries by Mary Smith
Scottish-born midwife, Miriam loves her work at a health clinic in rural Afghanistan and the warmth and humour of her women friends in the village, but she can no longer ignore the cracks appearing in her marriage. Her doctor husband has changed from the loving, easy-going man she married and she fears he regrets taking on a widow with a young son, who seems determined to remain distant from his [...]
 
Book: Ramblings in Ireland by Kerry Dwyer
This is not a book about rambling in Ireland. It tells the tale of one particular walking trip and the memories and musings it inspired. Exploring the West of Ireland is a time for meditation, spiritual reflection and strengthening the bonds of life. More practically the ability to read a map might have proved helpful. The tourist office in Ireland has all their paths clearly marked. You can't go [...]
 
Book: Inshallah by Sybil Powell
Jinya a wilful but otherwise a conventional Saudi girl had her life turned upside down at Abba airport when she admired an English expatriate, Mark Maxwell. Through a series of fateful situations they meet and fall in love, breaking the civil and religious laws of the country. Fighting against all the difficulties they plan their future together, only to be discovered by her brother. He had the [...]
 
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: 1809; The Year They Freed the Slaves by Jack Lourens
The title gives our ending away. The book is the journey we make to arrive. Our journey starts in Africa with a young child, and her upbringing within a unique family. Atende learns the skills of her parents who serve as the Obeahmen and N'ganga of their tribe, the Shaman, but she also evidences behavioral traits that hint at some darker, something different, that lies deeper within. Captured and [...]
 
Book: Pomp and Circumstances by Sue Hampton
After a disastrous date with Eleanor, James wakes up to a house full of Royal Wedding fever. It may be a national holiday, but he's in no mood for romance. His best friend Olly is anti-monarchy, but his loved-up parents are ready to party and his younger sister Faith sets off for Hyde Park to experience the atmosphere for herself. Somewhere across the city, in the crowd that James does not want [...]
 
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: Nightwind's Shadow by Cherime MacFarlane
"I loved this story every word of it" Survival in the world after the fall is grim. One click this Apocalyptic adventure now! To survive a world of mutant predators, people band together. Nightwind's and JoJo's people choose different paths. His family reclaimed an old cliff dwelling, hers herd cattle and migrate. Their rules and ideologies do not mix. While her people prosper, his must roam [...]
 
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: Out of the Ashes - A Novella by John Gramling [ebook]
Having gained its statehood a mere twenty years before the start of the war, it could be said that its most prized city was forged and founded on the cold steel framework of struggle and despair. However, the spirit of the city had never been fully extinguished. Every time it was physically or figuratively burned to the ground, a phoenix of determination and subsequent prosperity would rise from [...]
 
Book: Cross Cultural Doctoring. On and Off the Beaten Path. by William LeMaire
In Cross Cultural Doctoring you will read about my career as a successful obstetrician and gynecologist in academic medicine at a major university. You will read why I decided at age 55 to leave my position, jump into the unknown and get off the beaten path. I will relate how my wife Anne and I accomplished this and how I kept working for various lengths of time in a number of different cultural [...]
 
Book: Boxed Set - The Coach House and Daughters by Florence Osmund
Each book in this two-book series is a B.R.A.G. Medallion Honoree. The Coach House - When Marie discovers the extent of her husband's involvement in 1940s Chicago underground activities, she gives up what had appeared to be the perfect life a good job, a loving husband, and the promise of starting a family. In her pursuit of a new life, fate draws her to Kansas where she finds refuge in a coach [...]
 
Book: Tumultus by D.W. Ulsterman
The thrilling sequel to the best selling post-apocalyptic military epic, DOMINATUS "A BRILLIANT AND THOUGHT PROVOKING POST APOCALYPTIC NOVEL!" -Patriotic Granny Two years after surviving the brutal attack on the remote Alaskan outpost of DOMINATUS, Mac, Reese, Dublin and others embark on a dangerous journey in search of a mysterious priest said to have a weapon that might help secure their [...]
 
Book: Control by Alexander A Hamilton
It's Friday on a cold, wet November evening in London and Kevin Anderson is returning home from work, questioning his future in the civil service. His journey will take him to Soho after following a man who had been following him. Across town in Covent Garden Jason Collins thinks about his performance at a job interview as he dreams a new future for his family, wanting to put the horrors of [...]
 
Book: Seismic Influences by Priscilla Audette
In Priscilla Audette's first novel, where stylistically Erica Jong meets Nora Roberts, the reader will join in a madcap romp through the early years of the sexual revolution. Told through the eyes of a nineteen-year-old woman Seismic Influences is the story of a journey from innocence to knowledge. It is a period piece taking place in the early 1970s, an era that pulsed with the resurgence of [...]
 
Book: Crescendo by Deborah J Ledford
ANTHONY AWARD NOMINEE Best Audiobook 2014One dead woman.A missing child. The diabolic father who will do anything to get his son back.The female cop who risks everything to keep the boy safe.CRESCENDO - Redemption with a bullet As the only female Native American officer on the Bryson City, North Carolina police force, Inola Walela, must always play her A game. All bets are off when during a [...]
 
Book: GOOD QUEEN BETH by Alan Hardy
The country is in the grip of a cruel, Dracula-like King, his ugly, fat Queen and half-witted, degenerate sons. The ordinary people find solace in binge-drinking, vandalising the streets, and salivating over skimpily-attired bimbo celebrities. The country is going to the dogs. Who can save it from collapse into anarchy? Is it the drug-fuelled, sex-mad, perpetually half-naked Mandy? Is it the [...]
 
Book: FEAR! by LT Reece
A novel based on historical and fictional events. In this expansive examination of Man's nature, the author leads us into a world where the government controls everything, war is a constant reality, and no one can be trusted. Throughout it all, one family clings to their values while holding firm against the forces that would see them torn apart. Ranging in time from the distant past to the near [...]
 
Book: International Business Language - Part 2 by Tami Lancut Leibovitz
To network in another country, one needs to understand its hidden cultural codes. Each nation carries its own identity, its own peculiarities, unique dress code, individual world outlook, and specific parameters of acceptable behavior. Knowing the different customs and habits of each country will prevent potential embarrassment, while the incorrect interpretation of events may lead to rude and [...]
 
Book: While the Sands Whisper by Linda Ruth Horowitz
A Cultural Heritage Literary Novel: . . . her camera reveals unforseen secrets of a ruthless desert No stranger to challenge; the freelance American-Israeli documentary photographer, embarks on an adventure-filled, hazardous journey to photograph the Bedouin of Sinai. Ayishah meets her charismatic desert guide, Hakim Al-khalifa; whose life is lived on a rugged terrain where a constant battle for [...]
 
Book: The Ocean of Mrs. Nagai - Stories by Sharbari Z. Ahmed
A collection of short stories set in places as different as Bangladesh, Ethiopia and Hell's Kitchen that tell about love, displacement and the agonies of childhood. *** Sharbari Zohra Ahmed received an MA in creative writing from New York University. Her fiction has appeared in The Gettysburg Review, Caravan Magazine, Catamaran, and the Asian Pacific American Journal. Her short fiction was [...]
 
Book: CommWealth by Michael D. Smith
The CommWealth system, introduced just six months previously, has created a society in which there is no legal claim to any kind of private property. Any object from your house to the clothes you're wearing can be demanded by anyone, to be enjoyed for thirty days before anyone else can request it. As actors in the Forensic Squad theatrical troupe adapt to this giddy chaos, CommWealth probes their [...]
 


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