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Book: My Life My Africa by Philén Naidu
Have you ever had the desire to just drop everything and follow your Heart? Philen Naidu did just that. Faced with a choice between risking it all on a dream, or dying with regrets of choosing the comfort zone instead, Naidu dropped out of university, strapped on his backpack, left his family and friends behind and set off into the deep and wild unknowns of REAL Africa, with nothing to rely on [...]
 
Book: The Grass Sweeper God by Doug Howery
In the 1950s Appalachia coal fields of Solitude, VA... Smiley Hanlon is placed in the "Mentally Retarded" Class... Because he is different... Being different in America has never been easy; being born different and in the wrong body in Solitude, Virginia in the 1950's, is brutal. Smiley Hanlon lives day to day trapped in a Coal Miners town, buffeted by the Appalachian's and generations of hate [...]
 
Book: Into Africa - The Return by Yvonne Blackwood
Blackwood's remarkable story, articulated in Into Africa: a Personal Journey, told about her first journey to West Africa, land of her ancestors. She travelled alone and her exposure to Nigeria's tight military control caused her to experience fear as never before. In Ghana, destiny led her to meet Adamson, who became her guide, doctor and more....The story left you breathless, wanting more. Into [...]
 
Book: Southern Fried Women by Pamela King Cable
Pamela King Cable has woven together the music, the language, the religions, and the traditions of the South. The result is Southern Fried Women, a collection of nine short stories about Southern women, and a few men, struggling to find answers to unanswerable questions, hoping for forgiveness, seeking righteousness, and questioning the existence of God in their lives. Cable writes Southern [...]
 
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: I Cried for Africa by John Alexander Grosart
This is the true story of John and Sylvia Grosart who lived in Africa for 16 years. It tells of their life and experiences through their eyes, of the Wildlife, Poverty, Corruption, and Survival, from South Africa through to Malawi. In the last twelve years they built and operated there own Safari Lodge on the shore of LAke Malawi near the Nkhotakota Wildlife Reserve. This finally finished in [...]
 
Book: Yohannes Ishi by Nabse Bamato
Born in Ethiopia, but adopted by a British couple, Yohannes grows up far from his cultural roots. Following the painful decline and eventual demise of his adoptive mother, he is persuaded to return to the beautiful yet seemingly impossible nation where he was born, to take on a teaching job. With no memories of the land of his birth and no knowledge of the language or culture, Yohannes finds [...]
 
Book: A Hitch-Biker's Guide Through Africa by Jo Charnock
'Travelling the length of Africa, from Cairo to Cape Town, on folding bikes? Were we completely mad or had we come up with an idea that would prove to be the simplest and most fun way to travel?' A Hitch-Biker's Guide Through Africa is the story of this extraordinary adventure, of two people with two folding bicycles who travelled the length of Africa, from Cairo to Cape Town. This African [...]
 
Book: A Southern Season - Stories from a Front Porch Swing by Eva Marie Everson, Linda Yezak, Claire Fullerton and Ane Mulligan
Four seasons. Four stories. Each one set in the enchanting world of the South. These are the kinds of stories your grandmother told you from a front porch swing. Ice Melts in Spring by Linda W. Yezak When Kerry Graham's boss forces her to return to the Gulf of Mexico where her husband drowned years ago, she feels only spring's chill and not the warmth of the Texas sun. Can the joy of a reclusive [...]
 
Book: A Kid's Guide to Kenya by Jack L. Roberts
A Kid's Guide to Kenya takes young readers (ages 9-12) on an exciting adventure to the African country of Kenya. Dramatic, full-color photographs of the people, the places, and the wildlife of Kenya enhance every page in this informational text, designed for recreational reading as well as a resource for in-school writing assignments and geography projects.
 
Book: Hillbilly Tales from the Smoky Mountains - And Other Homespun Remedies, Proverbs, and Poetry by Patricia Leigh Graham
Hillbilly Tales from the Smoky Mountains includes several short stories based on the folklore of the Appalachian Mountains. Before the time of cell-phones, computers and television, family members would gather on the front porch and offer up stories through simple oral traditions. These stories were to provide simple forms of entertainment to their children. With each generation, the stories [...]
 
Book: The Essential Little Safari Companion by Steve Foreman
This handy book is a complete African wildlife safari and adventure travel companion for both guides and the guided. There are modular sections covering preparation and planning, group leadership, mountains, communications, wilderness survival, accidents and emergencies, first aid, camp and kitchen hygiene, food and water requirements, camping and mountain climbing equipment, packing and stowing [...]
 
Book: End of Summer by Michael Potts
A young boy. An old man. And a journey of the heart. A middle aged man, Jeffrey Conley, has obsessive interests, including a fascination with death and the process of dying and a fetish for the sound of a woman's heartbeat. His wife, Lisa, encourages him to get help. His psychologist diagnoses him as having Asperger's Syndrome, a mild condition on the Autism spectrum. When his granny dies, [...]
 
Book: A Senseless Act of Beauty by John B. Rosenman
Aaron Okonkwo, a Nigerian scientist, travels with a crew in the 24th century to evaluate Viridis, which proves to be a beautiful and fabulous world. There, Aaron discovers a strange, alien species and amazing machines and technology left in a vast underground complex by a mysterious race called the Creators. Aaron soon falls under the irresistible, seductive spell of Nightsong, a green alien [...]
 
Book: Southern Mystical Moments by Patricia Leigh Graham
Mystical Tales of the South is comprised of a collection of myths, legends, and folklore situated in Western North Carolina. This is Patricia's 3rd collection of short stories. Learn about the traditions and local myths of Fontana Lake's man-eating monster, the Boojum of Swain County, or the Healer of Tuckasegee, and much more. Discover the mystery behind the Brown Mountain Lights, the [...]
 
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: The Sanctum by Pamela King Cable
"Pamela King Cable has created an unforgettable heroine in Neeley McPherson, a remarkable young woman of such courage and spunk that she dares to stand against unspeakable abuse and injustice not only for herself but also for her beloved caretaker, Gideon. Fleeing a horrendous life, Neeley discovers the true meaning of family, forgiveness, and love in a wolf sanctuary, which becomes a central [...]
 
Book: Drums (Southern Seas Series) by Gwendoline Ewins
Drums: Historical Saga. Sensual, intended for 17-plus readers: "absolutely enchanting", "amazing book" 1825, Polynesia. Amelia Yorke is a destitute teacher with a petunia in a flower pot outside her dingy cottage in Sydneytown. Guy Richmond is a botanist seeking orchids in the rainforest and heir to vast lands in New South Wales.Tragedy has touched both of them. Amelia and Guy are from different [...]
 
Book: Televenge - The Beginning by Pamela King Cable
This is the first 165 pages of a fast-paced novel about a woman fighting to save her family from the dark side of Televangelism, not the complete novel. You can buy the complete book here, too, in Kindle or paperback formats. Andie Oliver is a faithful woman to God, to her handsome husband Joe, and to televangelist Reverend Calvin Artury, a Godfather in a Mafia of holy men. Raised in the 1970's [...]
 
Book: Mothers, Sons, Beloveds, and Other Strangers - A collection of short stories by Janie Dempsey Watts
Fifteen short stories by novelist Janie Dempsey Watts including "Erice," William Faulkner-William Wisdom finalist. Set in the South, California, and Europe, these stories feature characters facing inner and outer journeys that often do not go as expected. Why did Sadie's mother run away? And when will she return? Must a teenage girl learn the truth about her daddy the hard way? Why must a bride's [...]
 
Book: Chapel Springs Cookbook by Ane Mulligan
Good cooks surround me, and that's purely divine intervention. You see, my culinary expertise maxes out at Jell-O Jigglers. It's a good thing my hubby, Joel, loves to cook. Otherwise our kids would have gotten pretty tired of PB&J sandwiches and salad. We all have our talents, but God didn't give me a culinary gene. A number of Chapel Springs Revival readers asked me for my favorite recipes which [...]
 
Book: Obedience - a novel by Michael Potts
It is a lazy summer day in the Appalachian foothills of Tennessee; much like the day before, and the day before that. Everything seems normal - at least on the surface; like an idyllic, pastoral painting; the sky dyed with pastels of blue and white, the ground carpeted with dark green fescue and bluegrass, a clapboard farmhouse resting on top of a hill, sugar maples, oaks and Eastern red cedars [...]
 
Book: Immersed in West Africa - My Solo Journey Across Senegal, Mauritania, The Gambia, Guinea and Guinea Bissau by Terry Eugene Lister
It's Africa! Immersed in West Africa is NOT one of those cookie-cutter guide books. This is the powerful on-the-ground diary of one man's solo journey through West Africa. For roughly 60 days, Terry Lister traveled across Senegal, Mauritania, the Gambia, Guinea and Guinea Bissau. What he experienced touched both his spirit and his soul. The ups and downs of travel, the people, the transport, the [...]
 
Book: Which One Am I? - Multiple Personalities and Deep Southern Secrets by Thomas S. Smith, James Darrell Williams
There are at least 16 personalities inside James Darrell Williams. But who is he really? And why? "Which One Am I?" is a singular story about universal truths, horrors and grace. Setting their work apart from other memoirs, the authors explore the nature of family and how Darrell - and all of us -- are shaped by culture, history and geography. After two years of research, Darrell and his partner [...]
 
Book: Becalmed: A Carolina Coast Novel (Carolina Coast Stories Book 1) by Normandie Fischer
Heart of Excellence finalist - Selah Awards Finalist When a Southern woman with a broken heart finds herself falling for a widower with a broken boat, it's anything but smooth sailing. With her days chock full designing jewelry for the shop she co-owns with her best friend, sailing her sharpie, and hanging out with girlfriends Tadie Longworth barely notices she's morphing into the town's maiden [...]
 
Book: The Valley of Volcanoes - Climbs in East Africa by Steven James Foreman
The most famous of all volcanoes in the Rift Valley of East Africa is Mount Kilimanjaro; but there are a few other high mountains to climb too: these are Mount Meru, Mount Elgon, Mount Hanang and the active volcano, Ol Doinyo Lengai. Although these are non-technical ascents (i.e. not requiring harnesses, ropes, crampons, etc.,), make no mistake; these are real 'climbs' on real mountains and not [...]
 
Book: Agnes Hopper Shakes Up Sweetbriar - A Senior Cozy Mystery Novel by Carol Heilman
Nominated as a Pat Conroy Southern Beach Music Mystery Summer's steamy haze coats North Carolina's Blue Ridge Mountains, but feisty Agnes Marie Hopper discovers the heat isn't the only thing causing her blood to boil. After a kitchen fire destroys her home, Agnes moves in with her daughter, Betty Jo. Three months later they come to an understanding: neither can tolerate living with the other. So [...]
 
Book: In The Shadow of Evil (The Evil Series Book 3) by Robin Caroll
Informed by the real-life fallout of the U.S. economy and devastation caused by multiple hurricanes along the southern coast, In the Shadow of Evil tells a modern day story involving the exposure of a building rebound scam. Amidst the layers of unethical practices, supply shortages, and excess murders, a top Louisiana homicide detective loses his heart to a charitable contractor while uncovering [...]
 
Book: Soul of Gluten-Free - A Southern Black Girls Guide to Eating Gluten-Free by Dr. Melinda RASHID-KELLY
Gluten Allergies is not limited to race. It crosses boundaries and affects all our personal lives. Where to eat? What to eat? What is Gluten and why am I allergic? These are all questions that I had when I discovered my allergy. I found myself at family events where no one knew what I could eat and it became uncomfortable. As a woman raised on homemade goodies such as bread, fried chicken, sweet [...]
 
Book: Dangerous Animals In Africa - Interactive Quiz Book For Kids Aged 9 To 12 by Samantha Flores
Dangerous Animals in Africa is an interactive question book. It is designed for children from the age of 9 - 12. In this collection, children will explore some of the most dangerous creatures that grace Africa, while having the chance to learn some new facts about each of the different species. Parents will find that the information contained in the book will help to improve the knowledge their [...]
 
Book: Importing Democracy - The Role of NGOs in South Africa, Tajikistan, & Argentina by Julie Fisher
While street protesters demanding democratic reforms make headlines in the international news, Importing Democracy: The Role of NGOs in South Africa, Tajikistan, and Argentina, written by Julie Fisher and published by the Kettering Foundation Press, focuses on a quieter movement led by democratization NGOs. In South Africa, the Good Governance Learning Network shares participatory tools to make [...]
 
Book: Resurgence of the Hunt - A Global Spy Thriller (The Ahriman Legacy Book 3) by Puja Guha
"A well-rounded novel that comes alive with her engaging plot and prose, placing Guha comfortably in a genre dominated by the likes of Tom Clancy, Robert Ludlum, and John le Carre." - Recommended by the US Review of Books - Rogue agents. Illicit arms deals. Bank heists. Island getaways. THE DOGS OF WAR meets MISSION IMPOSSIBLE on the island of Madagascar. Former spy Petra Shirazi and the Ahriman, [...]
 
Book: The Little Goat in Africa (Allie's Adventures) by Deborah Smith Ford
This award-winning children's book is fiction and the second in the series of "Allie's Adventures." The first book is "The Little Apple" about life on a farm. In "The Little Goat in Africa," however, it is about a child's take on her travels in an action/adventure type genre. Allie meets new friends along the way on her adventures - some are human, some are not! Awards: 1 First Place Winner from [...]
 
Book: The Road to Beira by Adam Mann
By a complete accident Colin meets Monique on the road to Beira. Monique was driving with some friends away from Beira when her car refused to restart, whilst Colin was driving towards Beira. Beira is in Mozambique on the east coast of Africa, and parts can be a bit wild and uninhabited. They had previously known one another as students at the same university but that was twenty years ago, and [...]
 
Book: Beyond Decency by Aita Choya
Collection of short sexual fantasy stories inspired by real events. Written by a Zimbabwean woman. Be warned, these stories are Jaw-Dropping, Dick-Raising and Pussy-Wetting, with a Zest of humour! Featuring; SPIT ROAST: Part 1 to 3. I was reunited with 2 former schoolmates, 10 years on. Brace yourself for what happened when I was alone with the two men in my house. We were tipsy, friendly and [...]
 


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