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Saraphine
Pre-release—available September 30, 2016. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,160. Language: English. Published by Dream Big Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
My name is Saraphine-just Saraphine. It may seem strange for a human being with flesh, blood and a soul to have nothing but a first name, but, to some, I'm not a human and I don't have any of those things. You see, I was born a slave. Don't feel bad for me, child. I've had it much better than most. I bear no scars, never got separated from my sweet mama until I was near grown.
Chimamanda Ngozi's Americanah Summary
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 4,580. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
This is a summary of Chimamanda Ngozi's Americanah; A powerful, tender story of race and identity, Americanah explores the effects of American culture on the lives of Africans in the United States
Blessings Among the Battles
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,010. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
Have you ever felt as though everything in your life was falling apart and you had no control over it? Does it feel like you are walking through a dark tunnel with no end? I am going to share a time in my life when I felt as though our family was in a never ending upheaval, as if we were under attack. We nearly had everything taken from us.
Isolated World
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 42,340. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
When she was two years and ten months old, Susan Eastwood scrambled up on to a table. She fell, sustaining two black eyes and a broken nose. It was only months later that her parents realised that the fall had also rendered her completely deaf. Since then Susan has had to learn to survive in a world and overcome her sense of isolation.
The Lonely Buckskinner-Book 3 in the Sweetwater Saga
Series: Sweetwater 1876, 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 151,800. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Western
BACK COVER Sweetwater Ranch grew into a large reputable cattle business. Travis earned the respect of all the law abiding citizens of a small town of Macnook. Travis was instrumental in the slow growth of the town. He made sure his sons, Newt and Cody got the education the boys deserved. As the young boys grew up young men, they both became a valuable asset to Sweetwater Ranch.
The Kennaway Woman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,260. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2013 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Historical » General
As famine sweeps across Ireland, Nora O'Neal clings to hope that her lover in America will send for her. Devastated by news that he has married someone else, she turns to the Kennaway Scheme as her only hope of survival. The plan to send a shipload of destitute women to South Africa but Nora soon discovers a drawback. On arrival, the women are destined to marry German Legionnaires.
The Way It Was
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,150. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Parenting
This is a story of life in rural Eastern Ontario, Canada, in the 1920s and ‘30s when wages were fifty cents a day plus room and board, cars were rare, homes were without hydro, and neighbors helped neighbors. Alan and Betty met in 1934, fell in love, and raised a family of eleven children, some of whom have contributed memories of their parents, and life in a big family.
Abigail's Secret
Series: The Story of Abigail, 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,970. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Holidays, Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment
This is the story of a young girl struggling to keep a secret against all the pressure to reveal it. The setting is a family in the Great Depression and the adjustments they make to deal with suddenly having no money. Their large family home becomes over crowded as aunts, uncles and cousins move in. Family relationships are further strained by a mystery and its connection to Abigail’s secret.
Carmella's Quest: Taking On College Sight Unseen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 93,000. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help
The true story of a blind young woman who must leave home to seek her independence or remain dependent upon others for life.
The Pride of Jesse
Price: Free! Words: 4,020. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
A proud young man thinks he has the world by the tail until he is paralyzed from the waist down from a car crash on the San Diego freeway. His plans for the future he thought he had are turned up-side down, he resorts to alcohol to feed his bitter soul and finds an unexpected friend in a co-worker who struggles to pull him out of his darkest days. **Please review this book**