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Odes from a Daughter - Volume 1
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Price: Free! Words: 6,660. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2012. Category: Essay » Literature
A brief tome of poetry and essays written to remember a remarkable woman/mother/grandmother who endured much emotional and physical pain and suffering in her lifetime but nonetheless loved intensely and persevered until her last breath to rear a family that strives to carry on her legacy of kindness.
Americano: Growing Up Gay And Latino In The USA
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 11,890. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012 by Rebel Satori Press. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Gay & lesbian
A groundbreaking collection from one of the most provocative voices in modern American poetry. The poems contained in these pages challenge mainstream sexual, political and religious beliefs reflecting unique experiences from the outskirts of the heartland.
Ink
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 97,680. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012 by Crossed Genres Publications. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Are YOU marked for disappearance? What happens when rhetoric about immigrants escalates to an institutionalized population control system? The near-future, dark speculative novel INK opens as a biometric tattoo is approved for use to mark temporary workers, permanent residents and citizens with recent immigration history - collectively known as inks.
Fancy 2
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,660. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
Determined to eliminate Maribel and their unborn child, Aaron is out for blood. He sets into motion another diabolical plan while Maribel prays to live a normal life. But after realizing she’s being stalked, she finds herself living in constant fear. Her dramatic past has returned to haunt her. Despite her efforts to keep her heart under lock and key, she finds herself in a deadly love triangle.
A Violent End
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Series: Read A Movie, Book 17. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,120. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Category: Screenplays » Crime
Javi really doesn’t care that his father has been murdered because thanks to Javi’s testimony at the age of seven, his father went to prison for killing of his mother. Now, it’s up to Javi to I.D. the body and sees to the funeral arrangements. But he finds that the man everyone else seems to have known is not the same man he knew. Only by picking up his father’s last case as a P.I.
Juan Patrón: A Fallen Star in the Days of Billy the Kid
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 65,080. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013 by Brandylane Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Juan Patrón lived through one of the bloodiest chapters of the American West. Reputed for his heroics, Patrón tried to tame a frontier plagued with violence, illiteracy and greed - first as a teacher, then as a desperado hunter, and eventually as a speaker of the territorial house of New Mexico - before meeting his fate at the hands of a Texas cowboy in a dramatic showdown.
Third Reality Revealed: Vision, Persistence, and Inventing a New Latino Identity
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Price: $11.75 USD. Words: 38,030. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Leadership
Ernesto Nieto has been the chief architect and driving force behind the National Hispanic Institute, the internationally recognized producer of next-generation Latino leaders. In this must-read for those invested in Latino community leadership, Nieto outlines the personal transformation necessary in crafting and pursuing visions for the future.
THE AGE OF REVISION - A Book of Poetry by Molina Speaks
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,190. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
The Age of Revision was self-published in 2008 by the poet and performing artist Molina Speaks. Equally influenced by hip-hop and classic Latin American poetry, this Collection is about identity and transformation, systemic violence, love, cultural shifts, and spirits. Poems like No More Heroes strike at the underpinnings of constructed reality. The Letters to the Moon will make you fall in love.
The Temptation of Demetrio Vigil
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 89,840. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
Coronado Prep student Maria Ochoa, 16, is near death after crashing her car on an isolated stretch of New Mexico Highway 14 during a blizzard. When the only person to show up to help her is a teen gangbanger named Demetrio Vigil, Maria fears she’s doomed -- until the young man manages, miraculously, to heal her nearly fatal wounds with nothing but the warm energy radiating from his hands.
Third Reality: Crafting a 21st Century Latino Agenda
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Price: $11.75 USD. Words: 88,240. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Leadership
Although Ernesto Nieto founded the National Hispanic Institute (NHI) in 1979, its story begins during the first part of the twentieth century through the lives of his grandmother and his parents. Third Reality: Crafting a 21st Century Latino Agenda tells the story of one's man's - and one organization's - triumphs, defeats, and dreams in pursuit of an emerging future for Latinos.