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From Clay to Classrooms: An Architect's Dream to Advance Education in Africa
By Alan R. Roy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 39,720. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2011 by Agio Publishing House. Category: Nonfiction
In September 2010, Canadian architect Alan R. Roy left for Tanzania to realize two long-held dreams - climb Mount Kilimanjaro, and build a school. He accomplished both, and ended up building two schools, in five weeks! An amazing adventure full of colourful insights and amusing incidents that expose the charm and friendliness of a struggling people determined to educate their children.
Breaking the Darkness - Control, Poverty, Rejection
By Craig Cooper
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,830. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
There is one clear goal of our demonic enemy - that is to control, reject you, and bring you to poverty. This book will help you to identify these attacks and then then break you free.
Born a Refugee: A Novel of One Palestinian Family
By Dixiane Hallaj
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 134,100. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2011. Category: Fiction
Born a Refugee opens a window into the lives of one Palestinian family living in the Kalandia refugee camp amidst the harsh constraints and violence of military occupation. Four sons and their widowed mother build surprisingly normal lives as they support each other through tragedy and trauma, love and joy in spite of very different views on life, love, and politics.
A Harvest of Friends
By Cara Brookins
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,330. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2011. Category: Fiction
Life on a Wisconsin farm in the 1930s isn’t easy. Doris Free and her family are struggling because of the Depression. When a new family and a black man move to a small Wisconsin town, tempers heat up. Ten-year old Doris struggles to teach acceptance and unity to the town's people. They learn that sometimes a small action, or a small girl, can bring about the biggest change.
Okie Boy II — Julian's Journey
By Richard Merriman
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 164,840. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2011 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Fiction
Okie Boy II: Julian’s Journey continues the fictional story of the Milligan family as they struggle to escape the clutches of the Great Depression and attempt to establish lives for themselves in and around the city of Wenatchee in Washington state. This book deals with the family’s renewed struggle to survive and to maintain some sense of the kind of people that they want to be.
WE x Infinity
By Charlie Pedersen
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 45,860. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2011. Category: Fiction
WE x ∞ is an innovative, disruptive, visionary fiction that uses twenty second century quantum science cosmology to provide linked “hindsight” to the past, which is our present, and provides a cosmic path out of the chaos we know as the twenty first century. In WE x ∞, scientists from one hundred years in the future send intelligent e-messages..resulting in a clash with the status quo.
Madonna of the Horses
By Cynthia Selwyn
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,730. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2011. Category: Fiction
Horsewoman Merri makes a wish and a miracle occurs. Or so people think. Should she try to convince the faithful it's all a fraud? Or should she allow them to have their miracle and buy relics, too?
Only If they Could Hear Me Cry: A Personal Reflection of Poverty and Homelessness In America
By Raymond Sturgis
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,570. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Americans, as we put a spoonful of food to our mouths, millions of our fellow Americans cannot feed themselves or their children. The Republican politicians alike have lethargically responded to Americans living in abject conditions.
Ordinary Lives: A Journey Through America
By Jaime Espiritu
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 227,460. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
America…Of the People, By the People, For the People…and what kind of People. A coming-of-age story of a newcomer, from the point of view first of a naïve, innocent young man to that of an adult, battle-hardened by the realities of life he found in his struggle to survive in New Jersey, Canada, Detroit, Los Angeles, and Washington, D.C.
Conversations With Verbs of Prey
By Connor Nicolas
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,130. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2011. Category: Fiction
Life is not always what we expect. Your vision and what is doesn’t always align. Do you fold into yourself and let your wishing get the best of you? Or do you look around and find that friend? Conversations With Verbs of Prey is Connor Nicolas’ latest short story exploring loneliness and how the need for connection causes one woman to exchange in dialog with an inanimate object.