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The Barn: A Short Story
Pre-release—available May 29, 2017. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,870. Language: English. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A timely piece of Americana for readers of literary fiction and the Southern Gothic genre. When George lost his wife, it nearly killed him. Now he has also lost his son. An accident compels George to share space with his son's widow, an African American woman, forcing him to confront his wife's legacy and the prejudice that has defined his family's past, to choose between nostalgia and the future.
I Ain't Black and You Ain't White
Price: Free! Words: 3,760. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
"I ain't black and you ain't white", that's what he said to me. I wasn't about to argue with the man since at 6 foot 2, and 320 pounds, he was twice my weight and a foot taller than I. He said he'd prove it and I was a little uneasy about what might happen next!
AUTO-CRITIQUE NEGRO
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 1,650. Language: French. Published: April 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Educational
POUR AVANCER IL FAUT S'AUTOCRITIQUER
Dispossessed: The Burning of Murder City USA
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,130. Language: American English. Published: April 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Detroit in 1950 was a bustling metropolis, the most advanced and fastest growing city on the planet at the time... "Motor City USA": a place with the brightest of futures. But by 1967 it was being called "Murder City USA" and, in July of that year, tensions that had been simmering for too many years finally blew. In four days of rioting Blackbottom, the heart and soul of old black Detroit, burned.
The All Nations Team
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 101,980. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
The All Nations Team tells the story of the first fully integrated, "post-racial" baseball team, very loosely based on an actual team that played in the years before World War I. Haunted by the ghost of their white, former head coach, George must hold the All Nations together, or he'll miss his chance to reunite with his estranged family. If he doesn't score this final run, he loses everything.
Guide to American Culture
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,690. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2017 by Bold Venture Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » North America
Surrounded by an unfamiliar language, references and ideas, many students coming here to learn English along with newcomers hoping to start a new life in the United States find themselves quickly overwhelmed and bewildered. This book is their road map to an American culture that has enveloped them and has spread worldwide.
Best Podcasts: Racial Diversity
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Podcasting, Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic studies
An annotated guide to 33 podcasts by racially diverse groups. Includes podcasts by African Americans, Asian Americans, Latinos, and Native Americans. Recommended apps for listening are included, along with the benefits of podcasts. This guide is for anyone interested in podcasts by and for racially diverse audiences.
The Story of Tortoise and Lion
Price: Free! Words: 30. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
The day Mr. Tortoise hand enough of hiding from Mr. Lion and decides to stand up to him. All the other animals in the Kingdom was surprised of what happened next .
Memories from a Shoebox
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 83,490. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
“Memories from a Shoebox” relates a personal account of life rich in adventure and evocative detail. This Anthology touches essential fabric of life growing up in Northern Maine during the 1940s. Anyone interested in the history of this period, or seeks poignant proof that life in any generation is no mere accident, will relish every rollicking page of these homespun American stories
La Cucaracha & Other Tales of Apocalyptic Revelry
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,510. Language: American English. Published: April 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Humor, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Pop quiz — Can you spot what the following have in common? Extinction events; disease fueled genocides; live burial; zombie hordes and cannibalism; hurricanes; nuclear war; Starbucks. Come along and follow the multi-national cast of characters of "La Cucaracha & Other Tales of Apocalyptic Revelry" as they attempt to overcome world-ending turmoil in a hilarious tongue-in-cheek take on armageddon.