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Book: The Ticket by Debra Coleman Jeter
"Jeter's novel considers the problems that might follow a sudden windfall."~ Publishers Weekly "One would be hard-pressed not to root for the likable protagonist and hope that her story ends with a happy ending." ~ Romantic Times Book Reviews Tray Dunaway, an ordinary teenager from a poor Southern family, longs to become part of the popular clique at school. Her mother, Evelyn, lies in bed most [...]
 
Book: Under Gaslight by Michelle Wareham
It is 1918. The Great War is coming to an end, and Mary is holding hope her husband, Eli, a soldier, is still alive, although he has not written for three months. Worse still, Eli's army pay has vanished, and Mary's family is barely living on the breadline. At home, in a poverty stricken workers' town in the industrial North of England, there is Mary's mother Beatrix, who will never speak his [...]
 
Book: The Intolerant by Spencer Bailey
Roberto Zevallos has everything, good looks, charm, a sculptured physique, a profitable restaurant in La Molina and enough Money to enjoy all of life's luxuries. He also harbours a very dark secret, a secret that not only threatens his own moral high standing in society, but the integrity of all who come into contact with him. Sylvia Jimenez, despite her stunning beauty and unexpected green eyes, [...]
 
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: In Other Hands - Revised Edition by George Thomas Clark
In search of stimulating stories, George Thomas Clark interviewed prostitutes in Madrid, Mexico City, Havana, and Managua and on many boulevards in the United States, and talked to detectives and rode the rough roads of social workers who deal with human trafficking, which is contemporary slavery, and toured the tattered, handmade shelters of the homeless and also interviewed them on the streets [...]
 
Book: Thicker than Blood by Thea Hartley
When coalminer Davy is seriously injured in a pit accident it makes life very hard for him and his wife Marie. It is 1940 and besides the constraints of rationing, they become poor and I'll. in desperation, Marie takes a job in a local factory, earning money for her family. She meets the charismatic Tony who had been invalided out of the forces. They fall in love and she feels happier than she [...]
 
Book: The Chosen One by Brittany C Carson
This is a non-fiction book about Brittany Carson's life experiences. The Chosen One is a great book to read and learn from. In this book she explains most of her experiences of the ups and downs she has came across in her life. When going through the downs and darkness of life she still managed to get through to see the light at the end of the tunnel. Many things made an attempt to break her [...]
 
Book: Circling Carousels by Ashlee North
Synopsis: In a perfect world, the carousel of life should be a beautiful thing. It should turn with beauty and grace in peaceful, joyous revolutions. In reality, sometimes, this is just not the case! Regardless of our reaching for happiness, the ride can still grind on, spin uncontrollably, and leave bruises in its wake. Circling Carousels is such a story. In these pages, you will fall in love [...]
 
Book: Figs, Vines and Roses by Joy M. Lilley
Joy M. Lilley's first novel 'Figs, Vines and Roses' tells a moving tale of love and loss at the turn of the nineteenth century. In 1888 eight-year-old Issy Merryweather has a comfortable family life in Cobnut Hall, Derby. Sharing carefree summers with her brother Clarence, beloved dog Molly and cherished grandma Ella, Issy enjoys the freedom of childhood innocence. But as she comes of age a move [...]
 
Book: Home At Last by Jan Sikes
With empty pockets and a heart full of dreams Luke Stone leaves behind the nightmare of fifteen long years in Leavenworth prison, not giving it a backward glance. Eyes firmly on the future, he boards a Greyhound bus bound for Texas...for freedom...for the one who holds his heart. The unjust conviction no longer matters and revenge haunts him no more. Darlina Flowers, the woman who takes his [...]
 
Book: Degenerates by Neil Ostroff
Remember to breathe while reading, and keep repeating, it's only a book, it's only a book! A cold-blooded psychopath with gruesome tastes for twisted pleasures is out there. Undeniably genius, this psychopath kills anywhere at any time with seeming randomness. Police officer Aaron Miller receives the shock of his career when the mayor unwittingly assigns him the case. A chance encounter leads him [...]
 
Book: Collection: Daisy Hunter Story No. 1 by Marianne Sciucco
Daisy and her family accompany their hardworking father on a trip to collect his wages from a slow-paying customer, and encounter surprising consequences. A poignant coming of age story that captures the fallout in a collision of classes. Winner of Tom Howard/John H. Reid Short Story Contest 2007, Honorable Mention
 
Book: Stop Surviving and LIVE! - How I Changed My Poverty Mindset to Control My Future by Miko Marsh
You're not a mediocre person, so don't live as if you are. If you're tired of spinning your wheels or feeling like you're just "here," it's time for a major change! Miko Marsh's "Stop Surviving and LIVE!" is helping people to transform their lives. Journey with the author as she walks you through the process she used to transition from poverty to provision mentally, emotionally, and financially. [...]
 
Book: It Takes A Fool - A Tough Lesson Learned On Bullying by Sasha Dreams
Life couldn't be sweeter for ten year old Sasha... Sasha lives the good life and is the darling of her fifth grade class. Suddenly, her father loses his job, sending Sasha and the rest of her family into a downward spiral filled with drugs, disappointment, and disaster. To cope, Sasha empowers herself by bullying her best friend whose kindness and empathy only enrage her more. Sasha's struggle [...]
 
Book: Logistics of A Criminal by A. Alico
Trapped in a Brazilian slum, Alico wants more than his humble, hard-working parents can provide. Surrounded by poverty on every side, the young man sees only one escape membership in the Favela Kid, a local gang led by the charismatic Endo. Endo has everything Alico could desire money, food, fine possessions, and women. Alico idolizes the gang leader, not knowing his hero will betray him when he [...]
 
Book: The Art of Seeing Soul - How to Live Your Life with the Achingly Beautiful Grace of Now by Heather Fraser
This is a book about transcendence, the kind that comes from being able to see with soul in each moment, situation, or encounter and the achingly beautiful grace that comes from doing so. This will bring you peace. The kind that has you remaining in the moment while you are walking through the soul fires of your life, not away from them. This will bring you creativity, vitality, and abundance. [...]
 
Book: Edge of Nowhere by B.J. Myrick and Hazel Hart
A short story collection of dark fiction, Lock the door and journey into fear as Two women move into their dream home and discover the house is inhabited by a demonic angel In the EDGE OF NOWHERE. An obsessed young man commits DEADLY SINS when he plots to kill a beautiful woman. A college professor of mythology fears her twin is dating a werewolf in CRY WOLF. A man's desre to escape poverty [...]
 
Book: Million Dollar Question by Ellie Campbell
'Another engrossing read from the author that had me hooked right till the end!' NJKinny's World of Books and Stuff What can rock your world faster than winning or losing a king's ransom overnight? Just as a huge financial scandal throws New Yorker, Olivia Wheeler, from wealth and success to bankruptcy and shame, struggling impoverished single-mother Rosie Dixon wins an unexpected million pounds. [...]
 
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: Girls Love Travis Walker by Anne Pfeffer
WINNER -- Third Place for Fiction 2013 Indie Reader Discovery Awards - FINALIST-- New Fiction 2013 National Indie Excellence Awards - Named one of the best indie books of 2013 by IndieReader.com - From The Self-Publishing Review - " ....the title of this book had me expecting something very like a teen romance. While there is romance aplenty in this wonderful novel, Girls Love Travis Walker is [...]
 
Book: Gifts of the Peramangk by Dean Mayes
In 1950s Australia, during the height of the divisive White Australia Policy, Virginia, a young Aboriginal girl is taken from her home and put to work on an isolated and harsh outback station. Her only solace: the violin, taught to her secretly by the kind-hearted wife of the abusive station owner. However, Virginia's prodigious musical gift cannot save her from years of hardship and [...]
 
Book: Whitechapel Lass - A heartwarming story of love and endurance by Lilly Adam
Whitechapel, London, 1836 Born into poverty and hardship, and living in the filthy squalor of the tenement buildings, Ruby Skinner's decision to approach the unscrupulous East End villain, Donald McCoy, for help, ends in disaster. In a desperate bid to finance a move to rescue her ailing mother to the fresh air of the countryside, Ruby's plan does not go as expected, and she realises, too late, [...]
 
Book: The diary of a single parent abroad by Jill Pennington
When Jill and her family moved to Italy she expected life to change but she had no idea how massive that change would be. Shortly after the move, she discovered her husband had been having an affair and had no intentions of staying in Italy. Despite being in a foreign country with no income, limited language skills, a house that needed rebuilding and three young children to care for, she never [...]
 
Book: Voodoo Intersection - Poverty, Crime and Disease in Haiti by Yonie Richard
Most Haiti's poisons are made of leaves and dead reptiles skins mixed with chemicals sarin and amatoxins.They destroy the kidneys and liver before any antidote medication can take effect. Vomiting starts immediately and death occur quickly after. Voodoo has become a religion of secrecy. The beauty of voodoo has vanished. Voodoo ceremonies call for the eating of human flesh and the drinking of [...]
 
Book: A Pinch of Promise (Taste of Romance Book 2) by Elizabeth Maddrey
He never forgot his first love. In the ten years since Ben Taylor last saw Marie, no other woman has measured up. After he meets Rebecca Fisher, the physical therapist rehabilitating his knee, Ben is convinced that she is the same woman he fell in love with so many years ago. She denies it at first, but his persistence causes her to admit the truth. Right before she pushes him away. To escape a [...]
 
Book: The Last Toqeph (Gateway to Gannah Book 4) by Yvonne Anderson
While traveling through desolate terrain, Adam stumbles upon an impossibility: a village of Old Gannahan survivors. Hard to believe. Harder yet, it seems one of them is the true heir to the throne. Will Adam right an ancient wrong and lose his inheritance? Or ignore the truth and lose his integrity?
 
Book: Christmas Stories from my Heart by Lawrence D. Elliott
What if your greatest gift for the holidays was a roof over your head, food on the table, or the kindness of strangers? Lawrence D. Elliott is an author and a contributor to the best-selling Chicken Soup for the Soul book series. He's also a contributor to The Huffington Post (now known as HuffPost). Lawrence has also been interviewed for The Wall Street Journal Radio Network. Lawrence is a [...]
 
Book: The Addiction of Amanda (The Chronicles of South 55 Book 1) by Ian Lennon
The Addiction of Amanda follows a homeless father named Sid and his son John during the storm of the century on the southside of Saint Louis. It is about their everyday struggle to survive. From the simple act of finding food to them searching for shelter. The cruel rules of the concrete jungle do not discriminate against man, woman, or child. What got them to this point? Is it Sid's past [...]
 
Book: Oakland's Daughter and Her Struggles to Overcome by Maria Harper Davis
Maria wrote the book title Oakland's Daughter and Her Struggles to Overcome. A true story of survival from the hood. Now a married young lady, who was born in Oakland, California, who survived almost every adversity one could imagine. Maria was affect by gun violence before the age of two. Her father died as a result gun violence in Southern California. Maria experienced a lot of trials and [...]
 
Book: Why Immigrants Come to America - Braceros, Indocumentados, and the Migra by Robert Joe Stout
Stout plunges the reader into the social and political upheaval that the immigration question exerts on 21st century America. Personal encounters, conversations, interviews and newspaper accounts provide a vivid and accurate picture of indocumentado life, both in the workplace and at home. They highlight the successes and failures of immigrants, as well as the challenges and contradictions that [...]
 
Book: The Oldest Woman in the World and Other Stories from Haiti by Kirk Colvin
I spent two years (1984-86) as the Coast Guard Attache to the U. S. Embassy in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Looking back all these years later, I realize that those two years were the the most intense, most moving, most heart-wrenching years of my life. I was your typical middle-class white American when I arrived in Haiti--I'd grown up in the comfortable suburbs of the San Francisco Peninsula. I'd [...]
 
Book: Whose Boy Are You? - A Memoir of a Young Boy by Charles Frankhauser
"Whose Boy Are You?" is a poignant memoir of a young boy whose family life is shattered by his parents' unexpected and sudden divorce. After being shuffled around and living with different relatives, he lands in the care of an elderly-childless couple that are distant relatives unknown to the boy. Their guidance helps him when he needs it most and proves to be life changing. The memoir is both [...]
 
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 2014 the inability of the Obama administration to deter Russian aggression towards the Ukraine called into question America's international sphere of influence. But what if America's international problems, including terrorism, have less to do with the military and more to do with domestic policies, particularly income inequality and poverty culture? With the richest 1% owning 49% of the [...]
 
Book: Ours, Yours and Mines - A family saga set in the miners' rows of Ayrshire Scotland in the mid-1800s to early 1900s by Carmel McMurdo Audsley
An historical novel based on real people and places in the period 1861 to 1913, set amidst the poverty and overcrowding in the miners' rows of Ayrshire Scotland. The author has put words into the mouths of her ancestors to create a picture of life for large mining families and how they battled sickness and disease, and barely eked out a living. The story begins with Thomas and Margaret McMurdo [...]
 


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