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Shadow of the Blue Ridge by Gary D. Kessler
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,610. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2015 by Cyberworld Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Literary collections » American / African American
Despite having traveled all over the world in the last fifty years, with extended residences in Japan, Thailand, and Cyprus, the author of this anthology kept coming back, in person and imagination, to the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. The twenty-six stories in this collection, written over a fifteen-year period, are all set within sight of this range of mountains.
A Concordance of One's Life by Jim Nelson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,040. Language: American English. Published: February 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / African American
Jim Nelson's first collection features ten stories introducing you to a unique and unforgettable menagerie of fictive worlds that ride the fine edge of what's possible and what lays just beyond, all while remaining intensely personal, human, and enjoyable.
Strange Lives of Black Folks by Chy hunter
Price: Free! Words: 41,330. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / African American, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Strange spirits share their stories of regret with a new soul ready to enter or reenter the world. What they share reflect defining moments in each of their lives that prevented them from carrying out their purpose. In order to find peace they must properly prepare this soul to complete their unfinished work on earth
A Black Man's Blues Volume 1: The Introduction by Rashaad King
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,500. Language: American English. Published: June 24, 2013 by Lifeline Press and Print. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration, Fiction » Literary collections » American / African American
A Black Man's Blues Volume 1: The Introduction is a collection of artistic and creative literary works penned by Author Rashaad King. King explores the hidden truth about the pain that the majority of African American men deal with through artistic expressions via poetry, short stories, monologues, and other creative works in the hopes that black men would become whole and embrace their essence.
Stories and Poems of a Gullah Native by Elijah Heyward, Jr.
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,710. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2013 by MavLit Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / African American, Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
Serving as a bridge from the past to the present, Elijah Heyward, Jr. penned Stories & Poems of a Gullah Native as a tribute to trailblazers of the best the human spirit can achieve by putting these noble personalities, historical events, and personal recollections into prose and verse.
Black Power Barbie by Shay Youngblood
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 19,140. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / African American
Written in the form of a graphic novel, Tabitha X and her younger brother, Jackson Five, the children of murdered African American Civil Rights activists, battle for Black Power Barbie as they relive vivid and frightening memories in therapy sessions in the mid 1990’s. As adults, Tabitha remains psychologically wounded, living in the past, while Jackson faces the reality of living with AIDS.
Big Mama Stories by Shay Youngblood
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 36,030. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / African American
Big Mama Stories is a semi-autobiographical collection of short stories about a young Black girl's coming of age in the South in the 1960’s.
Black People Can't Be Republican by James Lewis
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,370. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » General, Fiction » Literary collections » American / African American
Black People Can’t Be Republican is a collection of short stories that explores African American viewpoints from various angles—not only about political party affiliations, but other hot-button topics common in the community, such as the N-word, homosexuality, "thick" versus "fat," and sagging pants.
The Fortunate Ones by Dan Wallace
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,770. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literary collections » American / African American
Two young women, living a stone's throw apart, are separated into two different worlds by Bigotry and sexism. Although they have nothing in common on the surface they share a common dream to escape the Deep South to a place where they can live out their dreams.
Triptych - Three Short Plays by Jack Ketchum by Jack Ketchum
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,570. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Fiction » Literary collections » American / African American
This short collection compiles three plays penned by award-winning and best-selling author Jack Ketchum. The first, KILL: A Confession for the Stage - is the final stage play Ketchum ever wrote...inspired by the Boston Strangler Case - it is powerful, and eerie. Also included in this are DRIVE-IN MOVIE - which Ketchum also penned for theathre, and a short piece titled OLIVIA: A Monologue.
Light Bread by Cordell Adams
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,300. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / African American, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Known on both sides of the tracks in her East Texas town of Parkerville, domestic Veola Cook's life is full of intrigue. Undaunted and oblivious to being known as the nosiest person in Parkerville, the mid-1960s provide the perfect backdrop for Veola. She shows us how all matters can be solved with an eleventh grade education, the gift of gab, a cast-iron skillet, and a worn-out Bible.