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Demarcus Jones and the Solar Calendar
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 20,550. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History
Demarcus Jones and the Solar Calendar is a historical adventure for the reader. Join Demarcus as he discovers the secret Solar Calendar that takes him to far away places, where time has no control. He meets actual historical figures, who tell him of true events that have happened to the Black diaspora in the past.
Breaking Silence
Price: $4.79 USD. Words: 29,670. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
The 60s. The crossroads of change and immobility. In 1964, C.A. Harris was three years old and living in a world of silence. Only nobody knew it – nobody knew her world was one of muffled and descriptionless sound. Motown ruled the airwaves and blacks weren’t allowed to cross 8 Mile -- and, C.A. Harris was growing up hearing impaired at the pinnacle of political and social unrest.
The Kilkenny Cat Book 1:
Price: $1.60 USD. Words: 94,870. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
The Kilkenny Cat Trilogy is an allegorical story of all manner of discrimination practised throughout the world; and particularly in Ireland, Jamaica and England. Told through the eyes and experiences of travelling gypsy cats, it is a 'must' for all cat lovers and students of the 'Northern Riots', Ireland, Jamaica and 'Good v Evil. 'It is suitable for reading by teenagers and adults.
Black Tie
Price: Free! Words: 21,370. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Adventure » General
Trapped in the desert you must unravel the mystery of the obelisk. Follow a man into a strange and secretive world as he fights to survive and to solve the puzzle of his own imprisonment.
Popcorn Girl in Like
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,120. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2011 by Olo Books. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Julia Sharpe can tell the future using popcorn. That's right, popcorn. It's like using tea leaves, only cooler. But the cute new kid, Darwin Jones, makes all the fortunetellers sick. How can Julia save the day and get Darwin to fall in like with her at the same time? Winner of the InnermoonLit Award for Best First Chapter of a Novel (2008)
The Shadows of Vicenti Book One: From Out Of Nowhere
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 260. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Comics
“The Shadows of Vicenti” is a gritty crime-drama about a young man’s search for revenge and his own identity as he grows up in the vicious world of organised crime.
The Kilkenny Cat Book 2: "Justice"
Price: $1.60 USD. Words: 97,270. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Adventure » General
The Kilkenny Cat Trilogy is an allegorical story of all manner of discrimination practised throughout the world; particularly in Ireland, Jamaica and England. Told through the eyes and experiences of travelling gypsy cats, it is a 'must' for all cat lovers and students of the 'Northern Riots', Ireland, Jamaica, 'Black v White' and 'Good v Evil. 'It is suitable for reading by teenagers and adults.
Colourblind
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,450. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Literature » Educational
Colourblind tells the story of two 12-year-olds – Ajani Burke and Alec Sinclair – who attend Tri-Parish Boys’ Secondary School in Barbados. At first divided by Ajani’s racist tendencies and Alec’s aberrant behaviour, the boys are forced to form an alliance which fast becomes friendship as they battle a common obstacle – the school-based gang called the Tri-P Slayers.
Phooka
Price: Free! Words: 2,660. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Sandra Hedley was getting sick of her horrible life in New York...until a mysterious dark-skinned man showed up with his giant black Rottweiler. Phooka is the fourth story in the Bestiary Tales
Invocation
Price: Free! Words: 29,250. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Alli, a girl enrolled at an elite private academy discovers she has a hidden aptitude for advanced magic. With the aid of her bestie and boyfriend, Adrian, she navigates her life around the school bullies. When hunky Sam joins her classes, she's drawn to his raw magnetism. But when Adrian's absentee father suddenly reappears, Alli finds herself caught in a war between white and black magic.