Books tagged: social issues

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Don't Let Me Go
Pre-release—available August 1, 2018. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 77,910. Language: Canadian English. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
On top of battling the normal teenage angst that everyone goes through, Joanie is also reeling from her parents’ bitter divorce and having to cope with her mother’s new boyfriend and father’s new family. Alone in a new town and without friends, she turns to passing the time by indulging in her longtime hobby of making toy models of soldiers and is shocked when one of them comes to life.
Lost Thoughts ⎯ Volume Four
Price: Free! Words: 58,140. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
This final volume of the Lost Thoughts contains five short stories of 10 000 words each about social issues. They include a variety of topics from teen troubles to gang violence on the streets and incorporates themes of both reality and fantasy; each story is filled with meaning and has a strong moral.
Infernal Alliances
You set the price! Words: 2,930. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
INFERNAL ALLIANCES is a collection of three short stories. This is a collection of mostly dramatic with some comedy.
Just Think about It
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,010. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2018 by Magenta. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social
A collection of think pieces on a variety of topics: the environment (who owns the water, climate change as entertainment, … ), business (the limits of advertising, business in denial, …), individual rights and social issues (making certain words illegal, slutwalks, …), ethics (should parents need to be licensed, what's wrong with selling our organs, ...), education (the failure of …), and so on.
The Shopkeeper's Journal
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,990. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
He’s never named, yet his wisdom, instincts, and gifts are unerring. He is the Shopkeeper. This is his journal, full of trials and celebrations big and small...and the all-too-human cast of characters to whom they happen.
Insight
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,030. Language: British English. Published: January 10, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
For the first time in his life, Daryl feels true attraction and discovers— the girl he cares for, is in danger.
Stupid Dog: The Adventures of Diggz & Wrrrussell
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 3,380. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals, Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Intermediate
On the day Diggz and his boy take Wrrrussel to the dog park, they think they’ll have fun. Instead, they run into bully trouble! But when Diggz and Wrrrussel discover a clue about their bully, LD John, they do something special that helps change things for all of the dogs in the dog park.
My Father's Soup
Series: Beautifully Unbroken (TM). Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,310. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Told through the voice of a precocious Haitian-American urban tween, My Father's Soup is a story of hope and perseverance in the face of family strife. The Bassy family suffers division, financial pitfalls and extreme heartache as they grapple with the sudden changes of Mr. Bassy. Eventually, the family manages to dispel the darkness of family turmoil with the light of genuine family love.
Satellite
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,440. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2017 by World Castle Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
Carefree sixteen-year-old Levon and contemplative seventeen-year-old Harmony are best friends and family – his DJ dad and her yogi father have been in love for years, and they all live together in Chicago’s vibrant Boystown neighborhood.
Point A to Point Z
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 66,840. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Adventure » Travel
Zak and his grandmother travel as emissaries to countries emerging into a shifting world. Experiencing Mongolia's lush northern steppes from horseback and the Gobi desert from camelback exposes the contrasts of miners versus herders. Zak finds the power of photography in Angola's slums, warships, waterfalls, and jungles, where developers and corruption leave villagers struggling to survive.