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  • Extra!: The Orphan Trains and Newsboys of New York

    by Renee Wendinger
    The composition of the orphan trains that departed New York City carrying more than 200,000 children from various East Coast orphanages, to all points West across the United States became the largest mass migration of children in US history. Extra! Extra! The Orphan Trains and Newsboys of New York is a nonfiction collection of stories that effectively communicates little known details about the children who faced nearly insurmountable odds. From agonizing letters written by desperate mothers, to... more
  • KALSIA: Myth Legend History

    by Usha Mullan
    KALSIA: Myth, Legend, History is the painstakingly researched biography of one of the foremost families of Northwest India. From mythological beginnings to the births of Buddhism and Jainism, and the reign of Emperor Asoka. The narrative describes the family’s connection with the Bhatti Rajput lineage, ending in the early 14th century when they aligned themselves to the Jats, and traces the arrival of the tribe in the Punjab when it established itself at Kalsiabad, near Amritsar. The book d... more
  • Cold War and Beyond, A Bystander's Perception

    by John Nesling
    \tCold War and Beyond, a Bystander's Perception. Author and publisher: John Nesling. Copyright 2014. ISBN 978-0-9937401-0-7 \tA description of my book from the back cover is as follows: \t\tThis essay covers some Geo-political aspects of the period between 1945 and 2008, thus including the beginning of the Cold War, the collapse of the Soviet Union and the American Housing Crisis. \tIt assumes that a person living in the democratic Western World and paying a little attention to unfolding ev... more
  • Lovers in Wartime, 1944 to 1945

    by Vaughn Davis Bornet
    In the midst of America’s terrifying Pacific War with Japan in 1944, a 27 year old Navy lieutenant met a pretty university coed at an informal party. They spent the next 14 evenings together, falling in love in the San Francisco Bay Area. Separated by circumstances and the Sierra Nevada Mountains, they stayed connected with love letters as he performed his important duties as Barracks Officer at Naval Air Station, Alameda and she began her year as President of the Senior Class at the University ... more
  • Living a Life That Matters: A Memoir of the Marquis de Lafayette

    by David Weitzman
    The life story of a wealthy French nobleman who risked his fortune, family and arrest to come to America to support colonialist seeking to gain their independence from their British rulers, then returned to France to lead a second revolution against the very aristocracy he was part of, and later after imprisonment and exile, returning to France to help overthrow the Bourbon kings installed after the defeat of Napoleon. He wrote the Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen which influe... more
  • Instigators of the Apocalypse: How Those with False Interpretations of the Book of Revelation Influenced Wars and Revolutions in

    by Kevin Timothy O'Kane
    The Instigators of the Apocalypse is a winner of the silver medal in the 2015 Illumination Book Awards in the category of Best Non-Fiction EBook and has placed as a finalist in the 2015 Next Generation Indie Book Awards in the category of Best Christian Non-Fiction Book. Instigators takes the reader on a journey through the history of Christian eschatology and prophecy’s influence on western civilization. The book explains how the book of Revelation was misinterpreted by the fourth and fifth ce... more
  • Die Rich Here: The Lost Adams Diggings

    by Ralph Reynolds
    After searching sixty years for a long-lost gold mine known as the Adams Diggings, Ralph Reynolds tells all he’s learned. This is a rousing tale of Apache cunning and Yankee gullibility. And it’s a story of lost lives, emptied souls, and misguided senses in a land of magnificent mountains, mesas, and canyons. His book delivers evidence that three or more prospecting parties were massacred after they located the diggings and the startling implications of these events. And most rewardingly, it tel... more
  • Passionate Crusaders: How Members of the US War Refugee Board Saved Jews and Altered American Foreign Policy during World War II

    by Heather Voight
    Passionate Crusaders tells the gripping story of a few righteous Americans who sought to do what many thought impossible in 1944--save Jews who had not yet been murdered in the Holocaust.
  • We Bought a WWII Bomber: The Untold Story of a Michigan High School A B-17 Bomber & the Blue Ridge Parkway!

    by Sandra Warren

    In 1943, in order to help fund WWII, students at South High School in Grand Rapids, MI raised $375,000 selling War Bonds and War Stamps and bought a B-17 Bomber as part of the

  • Entitlement Nation

    by Bernard Arogyaswamy
    “Entitlement Nation” argues that many of today’s problems such as slow economic growth, a shrinking middle class, growing inequalities, and an indifference to science, may in part be attributed to what the author calls an “entitlement mentality.” Arogyaswamy also corrects the common misconception that “entitlement” programs are only for the poor. It points out that there are various types of entitlements and many of them are more damaging and corrosive than the ones that are supposed to be direc... more
  • What Do You Know About The Holocaust?: Race and Genocide

    by Louis Tornillo
    The book approaches the Holocaust from a unique point of view. It is organized around an interactive quiz for the reader on basic knowledge, followed by answer key essays which deeply explore key issues and events, using rich primary source detail. It provokes critical thinking and gives a concentrated essence of the Holocaust in a highly compressed space. It is both scholarly and passionate, with a definite point of view on the singularity of the Holocaust. It will be eye-opening and controvers... more
  • Military Life: Service or Career - A Soldier's Perspective

    by John McClarren
    Military Life - Service or Career is a book showing young readers considering the military what that life is really like, written by a retired US Army lieutenant colonel with thirty years of experience. It will also bring back fond memories to those who have already served. The reader will experience humor, terror, suspense and adventure. LTC McClarren shows through personal stories how leadership, maturity and personal growth are natural results of the military experience.
  • Detained: Emails and Musings From a Spiritual Journey Through Abu Ghraib, Kandahar, and Other Garden Spots

    by Brian Rees
    Over the course of five deployments to the Middle East since 9/11, Colonel (retired) Brian Rees documented his daily life at Abu Ghraib, Bagram, Kandahar, Camp Bucca and elsewhere, by writing emails to his friends and family. This book shares a candid look into America’s wars. Humorous and insightful, you hear what it is like to be a doctor to Taliban and al-Qaeda insurgents, to serve at Saddam Hussein’s trial, to work with a mostly Muslim population in an occupied country, as well as some of t... more
  • Defining Marriage: Voices from a Forty-Year Labor of Love

    by Matt Baume
    Defining Marriage traces the decades-long evolution of marriage through the personal stories of those who lived through it. Along the way, author Matt Baume explores the individual stories of the people who participated in this revolution, examines what marriage has become, and shows with vivid, compelling personal narratives how the act of defining marriage forever changed the lives and loves of the people who fought to define the institution. As the journey to equality unfolds over the years,... more
  • Four Score and Four: America in 1860

    by Gil Hahn
    In 1860 the United States was the sole major democracy in a world otherwise governed by monarchs and aristocracies. Written to explore the resources available to the Federals and the Confederates at the start of the Civil War, Four Score and Four depicts a young, vibrant and often turbulent nation on the brink of its then gravest crisis. Four Score and Four steps outside the conventional approach to history by looking beyond the monumental to explore the merely significant as well as the mundan... more
  • A Clean Bill of Health: Restoring American Medical Exceptionalism

    by Myles Saunders, MD
    The American healthcare system prior to the ACA (2010) was powerfully great, the best in history. Healthcare systems in other countries were seriously inferior when factual comparisons were made head-to-head. Weaknesses in the U.S. system were significant, and could have been corrected internally. However through a coordinated propaganda campaign, Americans were made to believe the weaknesses were much worse, even insurmountable, requiring dismantling and replacement. Its replacement, the Af... more