Books tagged: africanamerican

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Body Of Music
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 1,650. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Family / Multigenerational, Fiction » Children’s books » Family / Multigenerational
A young girls' love of singing is hampered by her stage fright. Her parents and grandparents are all singers. Music envelopes her life. How will she overcome her phobia to perform a song live for a special event?
Silent Praise
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,210. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Christian, Fiction » Christian » Romance
When Officer Chase Dawson pulls over Melanie Benson, he did not expect to feel an instant connection with this beautiful deaf woman. Chase asks Melanie out on a date but she turns him down flat. Melanie Benson is leery to open her heart. But when Melanie has to work with Chase on his case, they share a kiss that sets her heart ablaze. Will Melanie overcome her past pain and choose love?
Fall Rising: Exile to Odyssey
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,980. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Fall Rising begins just after AD Miller, a 19-year- old African-American, was exiled from Orangeburg, S.C. for writing a 7-word note to a white clerk:, “I would like to know you better.” We experience with AD the racism in the Navy and throughout his journeys as he refuses to stay within the boxes created for him by the culture; he suffers the consequences of that choice as well as the benefit.
The Secret of Morton's End
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,940. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2015 by Pegasus Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
It's Christmas in the tiny colored town of Poplar Cove, California. Someone murders the town's barber, Mr. Peterson. Three 12-year-old best girl friends, nicknamed the Triplets, believe they know who has done the horrible deed and soon they are searching for possible missing gold and other mysteries near the edge of the forest as it falls over the cliffs leading to the Pacific Ocean.
Pathbreakers: U.S. Marine African American Officers in Their Own Words - Oral History Anthology with 21 Personal Accounts Covering 60 Years of Service - NASA Administrator Charles Bolden, Jr.
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 137,910. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
This oral history anthology provides insight into the history of the African American officer experience in the U.S. Marine Corps. In the personal accounts of the 21 officers included that cover 60 years of service, the reader comes to understand how these men and women succeeded.
Iron & Metal
Price: Free! Words: 2,450. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Widowed and suicidal, a grief-stricken wife awakens in the hospital with new hope growing. Will the child growing fill the loss or will Karla completely lose her sanity and give in to the Iron & Metal that took her beloved away?
Choose Your Fairy Tale: You Are...Tortoise Triumphant (Choose Your Fairy Tale Book #3)
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 3,590. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations, Fiction » Fairy tales
Great for readers of all ages, this interactive version of the African tale "Tortoise Triumphant" puts YOU in the role of the tortoise. Select the right choice and your tale will end Happily Ever After! An entertaining and interactive way to enjoy this tale from West Africa!
Southern Roadie
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 75,320. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » African American fiction » General
There are three types of soldiers on a battlefield: Targets, Followers, and Warriors. Jeff Briggs is a warrior. During an ambush, a rocket explodes near Jeff and his friend Clarence. The next thing Jeff knows, it is 2 years later and he has no memory of anything past the explosion. He hits the road to find his friend. During the trip, his reality shifts from the road to the battle and back again.
The Best and the Brightest
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,040. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2015 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
In a 1960s Chicago where Bobby Kennedy serves as president, Mayor Daley rules the city and Martin Luther King, Jr. finds himself victim to a failed assassination attempt, the African-American community hoped Willis would change the world. But when his chance comes in the form of a story implicating Kennedy and Daley in the hit on King, Willis must make a choice: fame or self-preservation.
Live A Little
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,370. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Christian, Fiction » Christian » Romance
A grieving woman, an injured soldier and an abandoned dream...can they find hope for tomorrow in each other?