Rotten Apples: Harlem's Finest
Sa'id Salaam - 2019
Marley is a single mother struggling to make it past life's obstacles. Despite the fact that she is the biggest one in her path. Her bad parenting skills may come back and bite her. Jellissa may not be the cutest chick on the block but dudes love her nonetheless. Her shape and attitude more than make up for what she lacks in looks. Yasmeen is a confused young Muslim woman trying to live in two opposite worlds. They don't coincide so she'll eventually have to choose one. Mitzi's the Puerto Rican mami looking for love in all the wrong places. Meanwhile she's trying to raise her eight siblings as well as her childish mother. Fate forces their hands and causes them to do things to survive by every means necessary. Turn the page and see why these Rotten Apples are Harlem's Finest.
Trump as President: The Inside Story of His First Years in the White House
Doug Wead - 2019
In Trump as President, Doug Wead offers a sweeping, eloquent history of President Donald J. Trump's first years in the White House, covering everything from election night to the news of today. The book will include never-before-reported stories and scoops, including how President Trump turned around the American economy, how he "never complains and never explains," and how his actions sometimes lead to misunderstandings with the media and the public. It also includes exclusive interviews with the Trump family about the Mueller report, and narrates their reactions when the report was finally released. Contains Interviews with the President in the Oval Office, chief of staff, Mick Mulvaney, Jared and Ivanka Kushner, Donald Trump, Jr., Eric and Lara Trump, and White House insiders.
This Hoe Eats Chitlins
Quan Millz - 2018
Everybody hates them. But there are a lot of people who love them. Rasheeda is one masterful soul food chef with a secret down south recipe for Chicago's best chitlins. Owner and operator of Miss Evey's, an upscale soul food eatery on Chicago's South Side, she meets the seemingly gregarious yet cunning player Krey'Shawn who has plans to slime his way into her life. But little does Krey'Shawn know that Rasheeda already prepared a secret recipe for him. READ MORE in THIS HOE EATS CHITLINS by bestselling author Quan Millz & Stormy Reddick.
Prison Days: True Diary Entries by a Maximum Security Officer July, 2018
Simon King - 2018
Stabbings, rapes, and assaults are on the increase, an escape leaves officers looking for answers, a prisoner does the unthinkable, strip searching is taken to another level and exactly how does an officer smuggle alcohol in? This is life behind the walls as told by a real correctional officer.
Alan Nayes - 2020
For over forty-two years the space probe has raced away from Earth at thirty-eight thousand miles per hour—past Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, cruising past Pluto and the furthest fringes of our Solar System. On August 25th, 2012, Voyager 1 accomplished what no other human designed device had ever done. The probe ventured into deep interstellar space. Over thirteen billion miles away!Impossibly, now the spacecraft is returning to Earth, traveling at nearly one/thirty-seventh the speed of light. In thirty-one days, Voyager 1 will arrive home.And it’s bringing an uninvited guest!https://www.amazon.com/Guest-Alan-Nay...
The Untold Story of Kim
Ed Robinson - 2014
It will lead you to hate doctors, lawyers, and insurance companies. By the time you finish, you’ll have fallen in love with Kim. This deeply inspiring tale is destined to become the most important book ever written about chronic pain and pain management in today’s healthcare environment.
So Big the Land
Sue Grocke - 2019
With little prelude she is thrown into the deep end of a gritty farming life in a man's world. A life of hard work on untamed lands, a two year odyssey through the outback, and months spent in a remote Aboriginal community, reveal to Sue the very character of the Australian landscape. This is the story of one woman's metamorphosis, from timid, imaginative child to resilient, worldly woman - a profound journey of self discovery through tragedy, unfettered and often life-threatening adventure, and overwhelming joy.
The Comeback: How Larry Ellison's Team Won the America's Cup (Kindle Single)
G. Bruce Knecht - 2016
New Zealand needed just one more win. Oracle ultimately beat back the odds in what's been called the greatest comeback in sport. But was it? G. Bruce Knecht set out to investigate how Oracle turned things around and, most particularly, the source of extra horsepower that seemed to come from nowhere during the final races. What he discovered was that the team was using a sailing technique that was prohibited under the rules. The Comeback is a pulse-pounding account of Oracle's desperate stop-at-nothing campaign.G. Bruce Knecht, a former staff reporter and foreign correspondent for The Wall Street Journal, is the author of three books, including The Proving Ground: The Inside Story of the 1998 Sydney to Hobart Race. Larry Ellison was a major character in that book as well and it explains how his experience in the race led to his pursuit of the America's Cup. A sailor himself, Knecht raced across the Atlantic in 2005 on the yacht that broke the 100-year-old transatlantic race record.Cover design by Charles Rue Woods.
Cookham To Cannes: The South of France - Lobsters & Lunatics
Deciding that taking a leap into the unknown was better than making no decision at all, they borrowed a little money from some good friends, packed up their belongings and headed to a mobile home site just outside Cannes. Whilst there, they would look for work with the hope of settling in the region. What no one bothered to tell France’s newest arrivals was that the people they were about to be interviewed by and eventually work for were all blisteringly, yet deliciously mad. Whilst minding his own business in the garden belonging to one of these certifiable lunatics, Brent gets adopted by a dog with his own obsession, maintaining the author's theory that sanity is an extremely rare commodity in the south of France.
The Other Side of Hell 2
Les Macdonald - 2018
Part One holds 12 stories of Family Annihilators - men who murder their entire family. It is more common than you might think. Part Two is called A Six Pack of Murder which is a random collection of six more true crime stories of murder.
Trailer Dogs: Life in America's New Middle Class (The Trailer Dog Chronicles Book 1)
Ellen Garrison - 2016
After losing their small business and life savings to the government’s unfathomable shutdown, the author and her husband are forced to sell their home and move into a travel trailer. Still reeling from financial loss and the deaths of two of their beloved dogs, the pair embark on a new life in a trailer park, populated with some of the most unconventional characters you’d ever hope not to meet. There’s Gretchen, the park’s unsympathetic and conniving manager, and her puny, perverted husband, Lloyd, who “maintains” the park grounds and who gives pool algae a bad name. Daisy and Lonnie May are the author’s closest neighbors, and are, perhaps, the park’s most devoted couple. Only Daisy May happens to be Lonnie’s dog. Trailer Dogs will make you laugh, cry, and maybe even a little angry. But it will never make you bored.
Turn Left at Istanbul: ESCAPING SHIRLEY - The ultimate, mad, sixties road trip
Richard Savin - 2019
In the London office my new boss Victor tells me I shall be working in a regional office - and he wants me to drive there. I am to deliver Victor's shiny Jaguar: his pride and joy. The office is in Calcutta. This all sounds like fun to me. A month long holiday. How bad can that be I think and decide to invite my friend Douglas to come along for the ride. This will be a road trip to die for I tell him. Victor's P.A. Shirley is the all seeing eye. Nothing gets past here. I have to report in on my progress at key points on the route. Shirley is going to be watching me. 'If you so much as scratch it you're dead.' I laugh, what could possibly go wrong....? well just about everything. We were OK up till Trieste; then a goat got in the car - after that it was downhill all the way to Calcutta.