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by Martinis JacksonIn Justice My Way, Martinis Jackson chronicles his life-changing experience serving as a black prosecutor in Washington, D.C. Martinis offers readers an opportunity to experience the criminal justice system from the perspective of an African-American man working behind the scenes to create change. The memoir explores the primary obstacles that every prosecutor must face when seeking to administer justice fairly, and how Martinis’ life-story shaped his approach to overcoming those barriers. Marti... more
by Richard HolemanWhat would you do on a night so dark, when a sliver of silver moon is the only light in the sky and a river of rolling fog hides the way back home? Would you ring a witch's doorbell? What if ghosts and goblins stalked the sidewalks and monsters with sweet-tooth fangs lurched door-to-door down every block? Would you ring a witch's doorbell? What if you came face to face with a banshee's reflection, a vampire teacher or a roaming pack of goons wearing hoods of dark intention. Would... more
by Ebenezer MensahYoung African children struggle to provide for their families by taking menial jobs. This story captures the real life struggles of young African boys who work tirelessly and do not go to school just to provide for their families.
by Roger MaxfieldBret, Rock, and Josh are 20 year old college roommates attending Louisiana Tech University in Ruston, Louisiana in 1971. The boys decide on spring break to drive to Laredo, Texas and cross the border into Mexico to score some weed. Since everyone in the small college town was without any weed, they all chipped in and the boys leave on what they think will be a fun adventure. Figuring it would be easy, they instead find their lives threatened by a culture of death and drugs as they try to make... more
by Essence UniqueWhen a 20 year old is suddenly stricken with an incurable and rare brain condition her entire life will be turned upside down. In the novel God Must Think I'm A Bad Ass you'll learn about her battle and how she turns darkness in her life into a light for many others
by Maureen Kellar-KirbyA young Canadian woman discovers a past life as a black, blues musician who lived during The Great Depression, "rode the rods" and died tragically before realizing his dreams.
by Peter FeltonA bachelor with a Bachelor’s Degree, streetwise educator Peter Felton tells it like it is while laying everything on the line when it comes to identifying and describing in thorough, raw, hardcore detail the highs and lows of the different branches of scholastic learning and instruction comprising the corners of American education across the board. Reflecting upon his childhood experiences as a student attending a wide variety of schools, in tandem with his professional backlog in academia, Fel... more
by Kyle Thomas SmithAfter the success of his first novel 85A, Kyle Thomas Smith found a new register in his literary voice while exploring and experimenting with dynamic innovations in short fiction, the personal essay, and the bourgeoning flash fiction genres. The resulting collection of vignettes, flash scenes and essays is Smith’s Cockloft: Scenes from a Gay Marriage [September 17, 2018; Gatekeeper Press]. Like the small attic it’s named after, Cockloft is full of surprises. Whether they’re fending off an inv... more
by Honey Kasper, Unpredictable: The walk in and out of darknessI'm writing using a pen-name. As an over comer and survivor. I will share insight in overcoming with grace and faith in God. Learn how to build a fulfilling life, even after abuse and tragedy. Take the difficult and uplifting journey of surviving through every type of abuse and learning to live a fulfilling life.
by C.R. BoneyEarning its place in the established canon of great motorcycle diaries, Two Wheels Down reads like the most illustrative of travelogues, and the most exciting of adventure stories. Touching, harrowing, reflective, and exuberant, here is a narrative that howls with the call of the open road. Rumbling and richly detailed, it is the culmination of several months-long journeys across 20 European countries, on a Harley Davidson named KB—the Knargly Bastard. This book is required reading for motor... more
by Tyler SassamanAt 35 and smack in the middle of a crossroads in his life, Ty Sassaman embarked on a journey to find himself, come to terms with his past, and look to the future. He ventured into the world with a single question, one he hoped would help him uncover a fundamental truth of his own -not knowing it would continually reveal the honesty, humor, and thoughtfulness of those he met along the way. From Boston to Burning Man, into the wilds of Minnesota's Boundary Waters and out to the beaches of sunny ... more
Belize, a Journey of Discovery, and Some Snorkeling: Amusing Stories of Middle Aged Life on the Roadby Ann MacLeanWhen your world has come crashing down and lies in shattered ruins, what do you do? Well, if you are Ann, a 57-year-old novice snorkeler and rusty backpacker, you go back-packing through Belize, of course! Join her as she sets off on her hilarious back-packing adventures of discovery from the Caribbean cayes to the deep jungles of the colourful and fascinating Central American country, Belize, via the urban jungle of Downtown Houston. It all begins on her 57th birthday. Waking from yet anoth... more
by A.E. Grant
This is the tale of my misadventures in New York City. During the recession of 2008 I lived in the Upper East Side, in one of the wealthiest zip codes in Manhattan and struggled to keep the lights on while working as a hotel concierge. I witnessed how my wealthy neighbors lived and experienced what it was like to be the help in the toughest job market in the country. This period in my life was humbling, yet invaluable to my personal development. I like to refer to it as New York City Boot... more
by Joanne D, GilbertThe engaging true stories in "WOMEN OF VALOR: Polish Jewish Resisters to the Third Reich," are based on Gilbert's extensive research and 1st-hand interviews. By featuring very young women who actively and successfully defied the Nazis, it provides a previously unknown perspective on women and the Holocaust. This unique narrative of ordinary young women who refused to be victims or martyrs. In so doing, it celebrates the strength and resilience of the female body, mind, heart, and soul!
by UniQue Webster1981. contains past letters, thoughts, poetry and very personal writings; retelling the journey of a woman dealing with the trauma of being abandoned at birth by her biological mother and the ensuing attributable effects of obesity and food addiction. It exposes the ugly truth of addiction, unveils the effects of abandonment, exposes unspoken abuse and illustrates the importance of healing.
by Dr. Jeff BrodskySince he was a child, Jeff Brodsky has wept for the downtrodden and mistreated. When he set out across the world to share God's love with the lowest of the low, Jesus' mandate to serve "the least of these" was imprinted on his heart. But when he learned of little children being sold as sex slaves for the sick pleasure of evil men, he burned with anger. That's when Jeff turned his awareness into action. Jeff's remarkable journey has wound from the slums of Bangladesh to the dumps of Cambodia to ... more