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Racism - The Final Conflict
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,380. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Spiritual Warfare
The last conflict created by the devil to be destroyed I feel is racism. Racism does so much more than simply divide us as God’s children. It prevents us from becoming who we are in the Lord by maintaining a window of access into our being. The chapters of this book seek to discuss how racism works. It is designed to open your eyes and heart to the problem and battle that is racism.
The Boston
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,170. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015 by Second Wind. Categories: Fiction » Sports
The charmed life of Ron Jerdin, record breaking long-distance runner, is dashed by a series of disasters. A freak injury threatens his career, shatters his trust in the college coach who recruited him and robs him of chance at international prominence. As his abilities and accomplishments abound, the forces of destiny that robbed him begin to point him toward the greatest road race of all.
Perfectly Normal
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 62,360. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Have you been told that you are worthless, ugly, no good, and will never amount to anything? Has it caused feelings of loneliness, depression, and even self-hatred? With all the mixed messages from society, and social media, seeing oneself as perfectly normal has become a personal struggle.
Michelangelo Tangelo - The Search For Self Identity
Series: Michelangelo Tangelo, I. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,090. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Religious / Christian / Emotions & Feelings, Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Emotions & Feelings
Michelangelo is a tangelo (a hybrid fruit, grafted from a tangerine and a pomelo) and he lives in the fantasy garden of Fruitasia. He is ashamed of his hybrid identity and desires to be viewed as a tangerine fruit being. When confronted about his identity, he denies his pomelo heritage. His denial creates conflict between Michelangelo and the other fruit beings in Fruitasia.
Collective Geinus: The Naming Project
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,940. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Black studies (global), Essay » Sociology
What's in a name? What's in a label? Everything. Collective Genius: The Naming Project by Richard A. Willis explores the names and labels used to describe races, and how they influence how people are viewed, particularly in the black community. In the end, the author challenges the reader think about what black people are called, and look toward a new direction of naming and reclamation!
Hip-Hopped: My Lyrical Reflections--Lessons on Life, Love and Dreams
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,830. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Female authors, Fiction » Poetry » Spiritual
This collection of poems (mostly hip-hop influenced and some an homage to my Jamaican roots) is a thank you to the world of hip-hop. Profanity-free, this is a spiritual and uplifting expression that includes thoughts on the meaning of dreams, race, being a woman, and the experiences I've had along the way. Motivational and inspiring, it is call to return to the true origins of the hip-hop genre.
Achilla The Strong
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 64,870. Language: American English. Published: August 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
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When Achilla Johnson finally meets her estranged father, Brendan Johnson, everything changes; especially her. Achilla The Strong is the first novel of The Nephilim Chronicles written by G. Miller. It is a story about a father's dedication, a daughter's trust, and their will to fight for each other with all of their grit and determination.
8,000 Miles Across Alaska: A Runner's Journeys on the Iditarod Trail
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 84,840. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
Lawyer and talented ultrarunner Tim Hewitt has achieved something entirely unique in the modern era: Eight thousand-mile treks across Alaska on the Iditarod Trail. This biography chronicles his adventures: the harrowing weather conditions, breathtaking scenery, fierce competition, kindness of strangers, humorous misadventures, humbling setbacks, battles for survival, and heroic victories.
The Great Bicycle Race
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,020. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2014 by 53rd Street Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Phillip Host, invents the first nuclear fusion steam driven cycle and his employer tells him the Royal Family expect him to win the Great Bicycle Race from London to South Hampton or the British Empire will fall and the future of Europe will be forever changed. Will Britain rule the road or will the sun set on the empire? An alternate history steam punk adventure.
I Didn't Know Biomedical Engineering Was an Option
Price: Free! Words: 8,480. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2014. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
This book gives one woman's perspective, from personal experience, on the lack of minority group representation in the STEM fields.