Books tagged: racial tension

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Joshua: A Brooklyn Tale
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 146,780. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2017 by berwickcourt. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Culminating with the 1991 Crown Heights riots, this story traces the tensions between two communities close in proximity, but worlds apart. Joshua, a kid from Bed-Stuy, fights to escape his past; Rachel, a Hassidic rabbi’s daughter, rebels against her faith; Paul, the son of a wealthy family, yearns to find his path. Through them we see a vision of hope, tempered by the realities of human frailty.
Lamb of God: a novel of the love and sacrifice of two brothers
Price: Free! Words: 94,070. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Historical » USA
(5.00)
Second Place at 2002 Writers Digest Awards in a field of 370 entries. In WW II Detroit, Michael copes with the guilt of being too weak to save his 11-year-old twin from murder. His life turns around on a Michigan farm with earthy and loving people. This historical novel integrates Michael's struggle with the energy and racial tensions of a city reaching its finest hour as The Arsenal of Democracy.
Two Doors
Price: Free! Words: 2,280. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
What you’re about to read will horrify you. I want it to horrify you. It horrifies me. I wrote it because I feel it’s important to point out where we’re headed—the terminus we’ll reach should certain trends continue. The Afterword is not fiction. It’s as least as horrifying as the story. I mean it sincerely. Please read it.
The Red Highway
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,810. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2015 by Necro Publications. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
At the same time, Paul Souther, a homeless drunk, joins a strange group of outsiders. Some black and some white, they all carry the weight of broken lives and lost faith. They are all drawn to LA, for the arrival of a child, impossibly carried by Mary Prince, a sterile porn star. It falls to Paul, a faithless man, to make the impossible choice between the child and the city.
The Burglar of Sliceharbor
Series: Edgewhen, E04. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 99,410. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Adventure » General
Bendoko the Crane didn't know that stealing an old scroll would cause so much trouble. Now riots threaten to tear his city apart unless he can steal it back. 
Yeah, well, un-stealing can be kind of tricky.
 It's times like these when a burglar really needs help from his friends. Too bad Bendoko doesn’t have any. Is he desperate enough to team up with the cops?
Wrongly Accused
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,340. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational
Wrongly Accused tells the story of Zack Smith and Willie Burgess short but life-changing encounter. Willie encounters Zack at the lowest point in his life. He tries to help Zack, but circumstances overwhelm both of them. Is it too late for Zack? Read Wrongly Accused and find out.
Sixteen Vs, Book Four, The Young Adult Years
Series: Sixteen Vs, Book 4. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 226,600. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Life stages / general
Chaos and unusual circumstances reign in Victor's life during the late '60s. At this last home location, he struggles in unique life lessons, surprising school events, and backfired plans. Tragedy in romance, a puzzling marriage start, and the military draft round out his trials. As Victor comes of age, he navigates through different types of challenges. Some successfully, and others, not so well.
Confusion Turned To Chaos
Price: Free! Words: 46,070. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Humor, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Peer pressure
A funny book about the struggles of High School in 1968, the year Madelyn West turns sixteen. George Lucas said, "Confusion turned to Chaos is a great book and will make a wonderful movie." Confusion turned to Chaos had to be self published because, publishers told Grace, they were not willing to publish a book that tackles the subject of racism in high school, since none exists.
Red Clay and Roses
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,390. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
(5.00)
A fictionalized true story of life in the Deep South during the time of Jim Crow Law, and before Roe vs. Wade. Women were supposed to keep quiet and serve, abortion was illegal, adoption difficult, and racism rampant. The discovery of an old ledger opens a window into the dynamics of the 1950s-60s, when the world was beginning to change.
Cocoa Almond Darling
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 54,850. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » African American fiction » Romance
(4.75)
Young, white Milly runs away from her sexless husband. She thinks she knows about lust and love. Desperate for a job, she finds work with a married black man. Slowly and steadily, he seduces her. Illicit love entangles them both in a triangle of jealousy for the rest of their lives. Now a grandmother, Milly tells us all, remembering, slowly and steadily, taking her time while breaking your heart.