Books tagged: poverty

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Senke Remembers the Drums at Night
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 37,930. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2017 by Rosslyn Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
The brothers in Soweto await the World Cup football matches in 2010. To get tickets seems an impossible dream to these impoverished orphans. But the young boy, Senke, who is still at school, has a plan.
If the Poor are on the Moon... The Work of Mother Teresa.
Price: Free! Words: 11,730. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2017. Categories: Plays » Religious & Liturgical, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
The Work of Mother Teresa, to fulfill her mission of love, this play follows. Only the strongest devotion could endure such sustained hardships and manage such achievements for the care of the poor and neglected.
Saving Shallmar: Christmas Spirit in a Coal Town
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 62,890. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Poverty & Homelessness, Nonfiction » History » North America
In fall turned to winter in 1949, the residents of Shallmar, Maryland, were starving. The town's only business, the Wolf Den Coal Corp. had closed down, unemployment benefits had ended and few coal miners had cars to drive to other jobs. When children started fainting in school, Principal J. Paul Andrick realized the dire situation the town was in and set out to help.
The Crimson Vest
Series: Drath. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,650. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2017 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
The crimson vest slithered through Guanyu's fingers, delicate embroidery snagging against the callouses on his palms. Embroidered by his mother before her death, it was everything he'd set aside to keep his job. Which was gone now. So off job hunting he went, dressed in his favorite sarong and shirt, topped with the crimson vest. Mother said it would bring him luck someday. Let today be that day.
I Never Knew Poverty Until I Met Christians
Price: $99.99 USD. Words: 9,280. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Spiritual Growth
Essay. Less 10000 words. Talks about poverty. Looks at the origin and how it has influenced humanity with the Christian soul as its centerpiece.
One Moment of Change
Series: Drath. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,790. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2016 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
Alex shuffled his feet as he waited in line. His back ached. Stupid how much his back ached. Fleeing Melin to escape Yong's abuse was desperate. But what choice did he have? It was Yong and rape or leave everything he knew behind. Better to change everything. At least going to the far side of human space gave him a chance freedom. No matter how slim the chance, it was worth trying to escape.
Ad Deum qui lætíficat juventútem maem
Price: Free! Words: 3,210. Language: American English. Published: November 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Coming of age
An American boy struggles with village life in Franco's Spain. He is baffled by his enemy.
A Delicate Shade of Rust
Series: Drath. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,620. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2016 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Lauren needed to get to space. Now. She'd tried following the rules to get an ID but no one would listen. Either she got to space or she starved to death. Clubbing Idowu Mas, Ceelen warrior, and stealing her jumpsuit and ID weren't smart but it was necessary. If she was really, really lucky it might give her a whole new life instead of starvation and death.
Intoxic
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,050. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
Alison Hayes must learn to stand alone, or she will be swept under by the same undercurrents of self-defeat and addiction that took her mother so many years ago. During these worst of times, she discovers her own strength and determination and a powerful drive to do something better.
On the Edge
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 84,980. Language: Australian English. Published: October 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
When a surprise inheritance catapults battler Ruth Jordan into unaccustomed affluence, she cautiously starts to help other women doing it tough. That's how Rachael Anders explodes into her life. Desperate to protect Rachael's three young sons from their destructive family, Ruth is remorselessly sucked into their troubled lives while confronting the bonds and fractures of her own failed family.