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The Lodge Women, Their Men and Their Times, Emily Lodge

History NonFiction, NonFiction

From the earliest days of the American colonies, through the Gilded Age, to the late 20th century, The Lodge Women traces a line of the family’s remarkable history that is at once intensely personal, political and wholly universal. Based on archival research, interviews and personal memoirs, the stories are largely told through the voices of … Read more

Unchon-ni: South Korea, I Remember 1962-63, Codis Hampton II

History NonFiction, NonFiction

Mr. Hampton emails of continuous comments on sportswriter’s/reporter’s newspaper articles amused his friend. He also saw Hamp’s raw talent of detailing facts or description of events. So much so that he noted the commentary was better than the articles. Our author took his friends’ critique to heart. Already a very opinionated individual, he realized he … Read more

The Falcon Diaries: An American in Jordan, Emily Lodge

History NonFiction, Memoir & Biography, NonFiction

An American writer joins her husband, a contractor/consultant working in Iraq, to live in Amman, Jordan, and keeps a diary of day-to-day events. Out of this emerge so many stories of the pain and frustration of a forgotten world dating from a half-century earlier—the Palestinians who fled Israel in the ’48 and ’67 wars. In … Read more

Why Can’t Somebody Just Die Around Here?, Gerhard Maroscher

History NonFiction, NonFiction

A sweeping story of a Romanian family’s miraculous survival of WWII, becoming refugees, fleeing communism, starving after the war, and coming to the USA to live the American Dream. Life in rural Romania was full of promise for the young Maroscher family. Gustav loved teaching and Helene was busy raising two boys and managing their … Read more

Bonfires of the Gods, Andrew Eseimokumo Oki

Contemporary Fiction, Grief & Hardship, Historical Fiction, History NonFiction, Literature & Fiction, Military Fiction

In the wake of violent outbursts over the creation of a new local government area by the then military regime, two warring tribes, the Ijaws and the Itsekiris with an age-old ax to grind come head to head in a bloody and brutal battle for land ownership throwing a once peaceful and lovable city into … Read more

Don’t Resign, Natresha Dawson

History NonFiction, Memoir & Biography, NonFiction, Politics

More than just a memoir, but a real-life tell-all expose’ about what really takes place behind the closed doors of the Federal Government with some women, regardless race and status, who challenges sexual harassment and turns to a system set up to fail them. It is about a woman who had worked hard as a public … Read more