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Book: A Sharecropper Christmas by Carlene Havel
What kind of Christmas will her children have? The Great Depression left the Shoemaker family hungry and homeless. Their - desperate prayers are finally answered when Henry Shoemaker finds work as a - sharecropper. Alice makes the best of the hard times without complaint, though she dreams of giving her little family a special Christmas.
 
Book: Unexpected - A Tale of Deception by Peter Alpert
The town of Eagleton is a rural community nestled in Colorado. The people who call the town home, twelve thousand in all, are for the most part plain-spoken and hard-working. George Schmidt is one such townsperson. He spends most of his time eking out a modest existence on the farm he inherited from his father. His social life consists of a morning coffee in town. He doesn't have time for much [...]
 
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: American Voices by Zeena Nackerdien
American suburbs are populated with mostly white and wealthy residents, white picket fences, and children preparing themselves for corporate positions at Ivy-league schools. Connecticut certainly fits this profile, as it is often cited as a state with the densest concentration of wealth in the USA. But labels or hashtags can be misleading, especially in an age when voices tend to congregate in [...]
 
Book: The Poor and The Haunted by Dustin Arwin McKissen
2019 New York City Big Book Award Winner - Horror "This thought-provoking tale makes a strong argument for letting go of past pain." - Kirkus Reviews As a child Jimmy Lansford and his sister Kelly suffered crushing poverty, their father's unexplained and frightening suicide, and their mother's constant abuse and cruelty. Having grown to be a successful adult, Jimmy must contend with the sudden [...]
 
Book: Dirty Fracking Business by Peter Ralph
The air and water in the Fisher Valley were pristine before a large energy corporation conned farmers and landowners into letting it have access to their land. Once on the land, it drilled and fracked coal seams deep below the surface, without a care for the air, ground and water it was polluting. When little Charlie Paxton, aged only six, dies from a mysterious form of cancer, his father, [...]
 
Book: Nana's 3 Jars - Saving Pennies (Volume 2) by Carol Round
Charlie and Emma are excited. Another day with Nana in the country provides a day for the siblings to learn about saving pennies through visiting a Farmer's Market where they purchase apples. After returning home, they learn about the simple pleasure of making homemade applesauce with their grandmother. Join Charlie and Emma as they learn about the second jar saving pennies and why it's fun to [...]
 
Book: The Stronghold (Fisher Men of Antioch) by Marianne Evans
SOMETIMES EVEN THE STRONG ONE NEEDS SOMETHING TO HOLD ONTOAaron Fisher is the middle-born Fisher man, but through necessity, he's embraced the role of family leader. He's always been the stronghold, the standard bearer. Aaron conforms. He fulfills and most often exceeds expectations. He's stoic and strong the sheep that stayed on course with the Savior.Seen as the one most likely to marry a known [...]
 
Book: Striking Out by Robert Lamb
Striking Out, a coming-of-age story, was my first novel. Nominated for the PEN/Hemingway Award, it seems to resonate most with males who came of age in the 1950s. Published in 1991, the novel is still in print and I still get phone calls from readers in other parts of the USA who tell me that their coming-of-age experience was exactly the same as that depicted in Striking Out. I rejoiced to hear [...]
 
Book: Tangled Web by Julie Eberhart Painter
Wilkes-Barre's cohesive Welsh community is a haven of Protestant values and mutual support. It is also a hornet's nest of gossip. Neither a canary's death nor a girl's fall from grace escapes the locals' chatter so when unwed Catherine Jones becomes pregnant, she is quietly sent to a shelter for unwed mothers and her baby put up for adoption. Years later, she and her sister start their lives [...]
 
Book: The Crisis of Authority - Workforce Tensions by Myrah Tshabalala
The public service in South Africa faces an enormous challenge in improving service delivery not only to meet the citizens' expectations but to ensure quality life for the nation. The urgent need exists to establish what went wrong and how can the situation be turned around. The book established the root causes and the link between two key challenges identified by the government; management [...]
 
Book: Sleepless in Paradise - Twisted Souls by Nathan Sowah
SLEEPLESS IN PARADISE ... "Two twisted souls entwined. They tangled so tight that the love turned lethal." Sandra and Thomas had hit it big before they had Georgia, their only child and the apple of their eyes. Though it wasn't love at first sight, they've fallen head-over-heels in passionate love and companionship. Love may be blind but not stupid; they had the chance to thrive off of each other [...]
 
Book: OVERCOME DIABETES QUICKLY - Actions to improve blood circulation and reduce insulin by George J. McClelland
This book has been updated with information which can make a great difference in your life. Everything you know about diabetes is DEAD WRONG! These protocols will permanently eradicate diabetes from your life. Incredibly, all it takes is a few simple things you can do at home. If you or a friend is suffering from diabetes, you should buy this book immediately. Diabetes is at an epidemic level [...]
 
Book: The Poor Relation (A Clean Regency Historical Romance) by Margaret Bennett
As a poor relation and well past the age to marry, Chloe Woodforde is a companion for her elderly great aunt, who is an eccentric tippler. At a country house party, Chloe accidentally keeps blundering upon Viscount Camden during his clandestine activities while walking her aunt's Yorkshire terrier. Despite knowing he is far above her reach, her attraction grows for Camden as she sees past his [...]
 
Book: When Love Won't Wait - His quirkiest romantic novel yet by Roger E. Bruner
Thirty-two-year-old Dan Updike loves doing biblical research and writing brilliant sermons. Preaching them is something else; he's a terrible public speaker. Although Dan believes God has never wanted him in the ministry, his overbearing mother makes change seem impossible. Dan is uncontrollably impetuous. When a video of his impulsiveness at its worst goes viral on the Internet, it attracts the [...]
 
Book: BANKRUPTING THE THIRD WORLD - How the Global Elite Drown Poor Nations in a Sea of Debt (The Underground Knowledge Series Book 6) by Lance Morcan
Dedicated to the impoverished in forgotten places of the world, this book questions whether the likes of the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund, the United States Agency for International Development and other big international aid organizations help or hinder the world's poorest people. It also questions whether the aid packages provided are genuine or whether they are scams designed to [...]
 
Book: American Poverty - Why America's Treatment of the Poor Undermines its Authority as a World Power (American Stories Book 2) by Laurel A. Rockefeller
In this thought-provoking historical and economic analysis, Laurel A. Rockefeller takes on poverty culture head-on, exploring what it means to poor in the United States while taking a look at how America's closest and much more economically successful allies (Canada, Germany, France, and the United Kingdom) take care of their poor. From housing conditions to hunger to poverty psychology, Ms. [...]
 
Book: Genetically Modified Organisms Damage your DNA - Save our Planet - A Call to Action by George J. McClelland
This book was updated on 10/7/2015. The world is a giant experimental lab for the GMO chemists. They have bought the elected representatives who have allowed them to write laws to benefit themselves and no one else. They ban independent scientific research because they know the negative outcome. They have sued farmers who planted non GMO crops that were damaged by GMO crops nearby. They have cost [...]
 
Book: Animals Don't Blush by David R. Gross
The confluence of the Yellowstone and Missouri Rivers is a region of the USA steeped in the history of the northern upper plains nomadic tribes, fur traders and the mountain men. I joined a veterinary practice there in 1960, directly out of veterinary school. Our clients included townspeople, river valley farmers, high prairie dry land wheat farmers and ranchers, and North Dakota Badlands [...]
 
Book: May Never The Dead Return (Sandy Brown and Matt Black Series) by John M. W. Smith
Is Matt Black sick or is he really able to have telepathic conversations with a prowling beast in Inglefield Wood? Half the time Matt is not sure about this himself. The farmers want to shoot the beast. Matt is determined to stop them. Then the beast is wounded and becomes...well...really dangerous. But where is it hiding? Why can't all the farmers and armed police track it down? What role do [...]
 
Book: True Colours by Molly Gambiza
What happens when you leave your child with a trusting aunt, unaware of what the aunt does for a living? Most poor families are seduced by a rich relative's generosity, and when rich relative offers to help a poor young child the parents don't hesitate to pass over the child. The child's safety doesn't cross their mind. Hilda is only seven years old when she is uprooted from her poor family to go [...]
 
Book: Black Mamba White Settler by Ken Tilbury
This moving, action-packed story based on the authors life is of betrayal, war, hate and vengeance. And of loyalty, love and friendship. Farmers and their families and workers after the horrors of the 'Bush War' in Rhodesia now have to struggle for survival in Zimbabwe as land seizures threaten the lives of thousands of people. Many are tortured, raped and murdered while government sponsored [...]
 
Book: Sackets Harbor Powder Monkey - The War of 1812 by Hope Irvin Marston
Rankin has wanted to join the crew on the Oneida since the first time he saw the ship anchored in Black River Bay. But what can a ten-year-old do on a warship? He hangs around outside the tavern listening to the farmers talk of the coming war with the British, hoping to find out. The brig Oneida has been built to patrol Lake Ontario and protect Sackets Harbor from an attack. Local farmers are [...]
 
Book: Safari Heat by Adam Mann
Nick, a widower, arrives in Kenya with the difficult job of working on two former settler estates that the government has allocated to landless African farmers. Involved with horses most of his life, he gravitates to the world of polo and racing in Nairobi, where his skills are much appreciated. Enter Sophie, a beautiful saree-clad temptress. Sophie's recent divorce has just been finalized and [...]
 
Book: The Street Counselor by Jeanine Compas
The Street Counselor is the story of a man who lost it all: family, fortune, job and home. He becomes a beggar. And it's by walking the streets for twenty-five years that he acquires a knowledge he brings to those he meets along the way. The Street Counselor says: "People have asked me who I am, and how I've come to know things most people don't know. My reply is that I didn't do anything in [...]
 
Book: Lincoln County Crucible (Valediction For Revenge) by Roland Cheek
The story opens after the terrible Lincoln gun battle where Alexander McSween and many of his partisans perished. The notorious "Santa Fe Ring," a crooked triumvirate composed of elements of the United States Army, Territorial judges and prosecutors, and extortionistic merchants, are in near-total control of southeastern New Mexico. Young Jethro Spring is undecided about staying in the country, [...]
 
Book: A Story on Heaven on Earth - Why We Could See God and Then Go Shopping by LA Abonitalla
Beat the most terrifying sorrow, join the party that never ends Banso begins his thought provoking, and sometimes humorous journey into heaven and hell as a street kid dreaming of strange dreams while surviving on dried fish and boring instant noodles. Alright, he's an ordinary urban poor living an ordinary urban poor life. Things change when he encounters At Least, a 60s looking half angel and [...]
 
Book: Facets of Fogs by Appleton Schneider
Beside the Northern sea the fog came in and Branvok dissolved into shreds entwined with the fishing nets wherein he'd hid. From across the rear alley the fronds of slither exited the shattered window and entered that of poor, semi-paralyzed Valencia who writhed and screamed to no avail as her body was reduced to protoplasmic globs and smears and finally bones against the door she'd just managed [...]
 
Book: Valley of the Viking (V for Viking Saga Book 3) by Magnus Hansen
A sleepy fishing town on the coast of Norway, 979AD. The town is populated with 800 peaceful farmers and fishermen, builders and tradesmen. Disaster strikes: Thousands of Germanic barbarians lie just beyond the valley, waiting to descend upon the helpless villagers. King Viggo is a capable commander, but he has never fought a war on this scale. He must use every trick , every tactic, and every [...]
 
Book: Both Sides - English and German families at war by Sybil Powell
This is a story with many tales within it all based in the Second World War. A story that deals with the trials and tribulations of two families one German and one English on each side of the divide. The English family from father down engaged in and about the RAF and eager to support their country. The German family farmers who do not like the autocratic and authoritarian rule of the Nazi party [...]
 


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