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When Waves Collide: Not "American" Enough, Yet Too "White Washed"?
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,510. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
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When Waves Collide is Phat Le’s call for a deeper embrace in our cultural differences--- starting with an honest assessment of his own life journey. His exploration with the themes of love, relationships, family, and loss reveals the fact that no matter the differences in our cultural background, intense human emotions and the need for connection are universal.
A Wild Epidemic of Magic
Series: Contagious Magic, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 84,890. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Picking up two months after the explosive ending to A Sudden Outbreak of Magic, Jeroan is now at Dr. Azure’s magical training center while Kelley is stuck in Dubuque. When people they care about start disappearing, and people they didn’t think they should care about—like Dr. Azure—get attacked by rogue Blood Sorcerers, Jeroan and Kelley must act before this growing epidemic of magic turns deadly.
The Real Conrad "Black"
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 7,540. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2012. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The Real Conrad "Black" is a sociological analysis of one's life through the lens of race, faith and popular culture.
Making and Unmaking Whiteness in Early New South Fiction After the Civil War
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,650. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2012. Categories: Essay » Literature
An essay in literary/historical criticism and critical race studies. Examines how popular fiction contributed to and contested Jim Crow segregation and white supremacy in the U.S. in the 1880s and after. Focuses on the popular “command performance” scene, in which blacks performed for whites. Many authors are discussed; four receive special attention: J.C. Harris, Dunbar, Chopin, and Hopkins.
The Prize
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 630. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
She trained so hard for this race, the biggest race ever. One the day she was nervous, anything could go wrong but does it?
The Fez
Price: Free! Words: 47,540. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » General
One day, Dave wakes up on the alien planet Glix and hopes it won't change him. One week later, the only person he can relate to is a celestial Chicken.
Dogland
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 133,020. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2012 by CatYelling. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
The Nix family has moved to Florida to open Dogland: a combination zoo, restaurant and motel. But it isn't long before Nix and his clan of eccentric supporters run afoul of unsympathetic locals. The problem? Luke Nix has hired Ethorne Hawkins. Hawkins is black. And it's 1959.
The Pecan Stand
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 139,900. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Each of us has a Groove in Life, that place where you're meant to be, doing what you're meant to do. Dutch John Van Rensburg finds his groove in a mysterious all-black town where the residents have a very good reason to fear whites. Because neither John nor the town's folk have any choice, they reluctantly take him in. And over time he falls in love with them, and they come to see him as family.
A Different Shade of Travel (Home and Abroad): One Man's Look At The World And America Through Travel
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 54,700. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Social Science » Black studies (global)
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Ever thought about visiting exotic countries? How about traveling and experiencing stereotypes and prejudices? Maybe you have lived abroad and returned home to find your opinions and outlook on life and the world have dramatically changed. A Different Shade of Travel (Home and Abroad) delves deeper inside how traveling and living abroad changes us and reshapes our opinions of the world.
Nothing Else Matters
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,160. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
When racism tears a school apart, can love put it back together?