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Burying Leo
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 83,610. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2017 by Laurel Highlands Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Ingrid always loved to sing. Auditioning for a summer job after high school shattered her dreams. She fled Germany for Detroit where she married with the hopes of starting a family. When hope crumbled, she attempts to sing again. Will singing bring the life Ingrid always desired, or will her mutilated soul lose her everything?
The Leap Year Boy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,730. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2017 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » Literary
What makes Alex so remarkable is that even though he’s full-term at birth, he weighs just two pounds one ounce, and is nine inches long. Despite his size, Alex is perfectly healthy. However, his body grows at one-fourth the rate of a normal child—so that after one year, he’s the size of a three-month-old—but his mind grows much quicker.
A Letter to my Grandchildren
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 28,150. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2017 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Maria Sharp was born Maria Zdenka Besan in Croatia in 1941, just after the Nazis had invaded her country, and as a young child she witnessed 'events that imprinted themselves upon her soul forever'. Many years later settled in the USA, she has written this book for her two grandchildren to explain her origins and tell her family's story.
The $8 Man
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 120,140. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Stories of Indian immigrants who succeeded through resilience, vision, and sacrifice.
Marathi-English E-book Adding 15 Years to The Wellbeing of Our Indian Community In USA and Everyone Else In USA
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,040. Language: Marathi. Published: April 11, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Adding 15 years to the well-being of our Indian community in USA and every immigrant in USA.Next three months are very crucial for our Indian community here in USA, crucial for us and our children and our junior and senior colleagues. it applies to all immigrant communities who look different.So, my vision is that we can take precautions in next three months’ period, how to keep us safe.
The Boy and the Ogre
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,100. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2017 by Crimson Cloak Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
In 1960, George Pushkin is struggling with paranoia, convinced the KGB is out to kill him. Trying to do his best for his family, he takes his family to America, only to find he has brought his demons with him. A coming of age story unlike any other, THE BOY AND THE OGRE relates the flight to freedom, as Michel struggles against the physical and psychological strictures of his troubled stepfather.
Blackbeard's Cabin Boy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,010. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
Daniel Melvin sailed from Scotland as a cabin boy and was captured by Blackbeard. He escaped to the British colony of Carolina. This historical fiction account of his early life seeks to preserve and provide a historically accurate account of the experiences and circumstances he may have encountered.
White Powder Fences
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 70,390. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
A story about an immigrant girl's life journey, entailing the progression of complex relationships as she shares emotionally filled anecdotes, allowing the reader into the immigrant experience in the U.S. She dives into details of her relationship with a neighborhood boy and shares events which change her family and her belief system. This tale contains cultural diversity, politics and history.
The Ticket
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 69,590. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2016 by WoolysWagon ePublishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Manuel Contreras was a clerk in a convenience store in a New York neighborhood. He dreamed of winning the lottery, and he would study the winning numbers as he sat at the counter night after night. It distracted him from a fear that this would be the night when some thug would again rob the store, threatening or maybe ending his life. This night he would see a chance. And he would take it.
A Garden for Raina
Series: Beautifully Unbroken (TM). Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,280. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Religion, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
Raina Calyx, a recent high school graduate, is excited about her once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. She was just accepted to a prestigious university with a full scholarship! Her dreams of becoming a chemist are finally coming true. But her mother, a stern, formidable woman, has refused to let Raina go. Both mother and daughter struggle to overcome their differences and finally see eye to eye. R