Momma Momma Brown Toes

Momma  Momma Brown Toes Author Richard William Field
ISBN-10 9781420888911
Release 2005-10-01
Pages 48
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Momma, momma, brown toes, is a playful and carefree look into the word as seen through the eyes of a growing young girl, somewhere between the ages of four and seven. This book follows Amanda and her mom as they encounter some of the important and some of the just plain silly things that become the focus of this young girl's life. Poetic vignettes include topics like: her dog Hugo, her love of cookies, macaroni and cheese, and her mom. Another short poem focuses on a story Jessica told to Amanda as a little girl which is tied to the culture and people of her New Mexican family. Readers will find Momma, momma, brown toes to be a joyous celebration of childhood.

The Eagle Stays on Top

The Eagle Stays on Top Author Janice Brown-Roberts
ISBN-10 9781477295960
Release 2012-12-23
Pages 272
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Faced with losing her mother at the tender age of twelve, being subjected to interminable abuse from an unloving stepmother and migrating between homes, Janice’s mother knew too well what suffering was. Despite the severe lack, deprivation and desolation that Janice’s mom was experiencing in later years—and not having a stable home in which to leave her children—she preferred to stay in Jamaica and struggle to personally care for them than to take up an offer to join her cousin Olivianna in England. Janice knew the decision that her mom had made could not have been easy but was made out of pure love. From that day, young Janice purposed in her heart that she would use all the physical and mental energy she could muster to pull her mother out of a life of poverty. After leaving high school, she knew it was time for a strong action, so she ventured into unfamiliar territory to accomplish her goal. The Eagle Stays on Top illustrates the bitter and heartrending challenges faced by Janice and her family. By the time her mom was taken away from her life in 2008, she had gotten the wish she had asked God for—to make her Mama proud. This book will show you: How you can triumph over difficult odds and brush yourself off after you have been tossed about by life’s challenges, and How you can fight to re-grow your wings and soar like an eagle

Christmas Stories from Mississippi

Christmas Stories from Mississippi Author Judy H. Tucker
ISBN-10 1578063817
Release 2001-01-01
Pages 209
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This volume packages together 17 of the peculiar Yuletide experiences of great writers like Eudora Welty, William Faulkner, and Elizabeth Spencer, with illustrations by Waters.

Brown Leather Shoes

Brown Leather Shoes Author Doris Caswell Patterson
ISBN-10 9781493189526
Release 2014-04-14
Pages 164
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Brown Leather Shoes is a heartwarming tale that follows a woman through her life which begins during the depression and spans almost eight decades of American history. It begins from the point-of-view of a small child who was born during the depression and struggles to understand this thing called "war" that takes her beloved older brothers away from home. She comes of age during the 50's and attends college in the 60's, becoming friends with the first African American woman to attend Southwestern State University in Oklahoma. The book is intriguing as you grow with Darcy and share her struggles with the moral conflicts and historical events that influenced her life in rural Oklahoma and shaped a Nation.

Mama Lola

Mama Lola Author Karen McCarthy Brown
ISBN-10 0520925394
Release 2001-12-04
Pages 447
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Karen McCarthy Brown's classic book shatters stereotypes of Vodou by offering an intimate portrait of African-based religion in everyday life. She explores the importance of women's religious practices along with related themes of family and of social change. Weaving several of her own voices--analytic, descriptive, and personal--with the voices of her subjects in alternate chapters of traditional ethnography and ethnographic fiction, Brown presents herself as a character in Mama Lola's world and allows the reader to evaluate her interactions there. Startlingly original, Brown's work endures as an important experiment in ethnography as a social art form rooted in human relationships. A new preface, epilogue, bibliography, and a collection of family photographs tell the story of the effect of the book's publication on Mama Lola's life.

Mama Brown s Family

Mama Brown s Family Author Crystal Evans
ISBN-10 9781304680921
Release 2013-12-03
Pages 86
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The dogs ran through the yard kicking up ruckus outside. They said that dogs could hear a man coming down the road from a mile away due to their superior auditory mechanism. Something was coming and the dogs were afraid. Diamond rolled over in her bed and fell back into a deep sleep. She could have sworn she heard noises outside but then people always checking her Uncle early in the morning. She was falling back into a deep sleep when she heard a strong thud. Diamond looked out the window, the place was chillingly silent. She knew what that silence meant, she had experienced it several times over the years. It was the sound of catastrophe. She heard a pop, it sounded like a gunshot and then eight more similar ricocheting sounds and it was coming from her Uncle's house.

Two Tin Lizzies

Two Tin Lizzies Author D. R. Daniels
ISBN-10 9781591601111
Release 2002-05-01
Pages 324
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Two Tin Lizzies has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Two Tin Lizzies also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Two Tin Lizzies book for free.

One Texas Night A Romantic Suspense Novel

One Texas Night  A Romantic Suspense Novel Author Sylvie Kurtz
ISBN-10 9781614170549
Release 2011-04-22
Pages 264
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Everything's more intense in the heat of a Texas night. Lieutenant Grady Slone wants answers about a murder. Melinda Amery has none, except that nothing good will come from remembering. But Grady is the kind of cop who won't let go. Then Melinda's memories begin to return, revealing more than either of them wanted to know. AWARDS: A Romantic Times nominee OTHER ROMANTIC SUSPENSE by Sylvie Kurtz Hidden Legacy One Texas Night Personal Enemy OTHER TITLES by Sylvie Kurtz Broken Wings Silver Shadows A Little Christmas Magic

Steel Toe Review Volume 3

Steel Toe Review  Volume 3 Author M. David Hornbuckle, editor
ISBN-10 9780984949526
Release 2014-03-15
Pages 160
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A literary magazine featuring stories, essays, and poems from or inspired by the South.

My Visions My Dreams My Fears

My Visions My Dreams My Fears Author Sherry R. G.
ISBN-10 9781477259252
Release 2012-10-01
Pages 174
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My Visions My Dreams My Fears has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from My Visions My Dreams My Fears also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full My Visions My Dreams My Fears book for free.

Velva Jean Learns to Drive

Velva Jean Learns to Drive Author Jennifer Niven
ISBN-10 1101057793
Release 2009-07-28
Pages 416
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From the author of the New York Times bestsellers Holding Up the Universe and All the Bright Places (soon to be a major motion picture starring Elle Fanning), a spellbinding debut about ill-fated love—and what it means to grow up. “A touching read, funny and wise, like a crazy blend of Loretta Lynn, Dolly Parton, a less morose Flannery O’Connor, and maybe a shot of Hank Williams . . . Niven makes some memorable moon-spun magic in her rich fiction debut.”—Publishers Weekly (starred review) Like All the Bright Places, hailed as a “charming love story about [an] unlikely and endearing pair” (New York Times Book Review), Jennifer Niven's debut novel is a big-hearted story about the struggle to find happiness. Velva Jean's mother urged her to "live out there in the great wide world,” and growing up in Appalachia in the years before World War II, Velva Jean dreams of becoming a big-time singer in Nashville. Then she falls in love with Harley Bright, a handsome juvenile delinquent turned revival preacher. As their tumultuous love story unfolds, Velva Jean must choose between keeping her hard-won home and pursuing her dream of singing in the Grand Ole Opry. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Arshella the Story Teller by the Sea

Arshella the Story Teller by the Sea Author William Brown
ISBN-10 9781438922027
Release 2009-08
Pages 120
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Called for a simple rescue and recon mission, Commander Janice Anders Daria and the crew of the Battlecruiser Pegasus journey to the Lucifer System. Upon arrival at the planet they are greeted by enraged genetic monsters, Drazakian insurgents and a mystery at the science station. Commander Janice Anders Daria and the crew find themselves in the middle of a clever trap by the Drazakians and must defend themselves as an entire fleet engages them. Once again the Battlecruiser Pegasus and the Task Force 1-A find themselves in harms way in the war between Earth and the Drazakian Dynasty.

Between Sisters

Between Sisters Author Nina Vida
ISBN-10 UOM:39015037313239
Release 1996
Pages 266
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A young girl who finds refuge from her painful past--a father who molested her and murdered her mother--with a loving adoptive family, Lela must confront the demons of her own past to help another neglected child and to build a new future for herself and her family. 21,000 first printing.

A Timeless Romance Anthology Old West Collection

A Timeless Romance Anthology  Old West Collection Author Carla Kelly
ISBN-10 9781941145159
Release 2014-05-01
Pages 300
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In BREAK A LEG, a charming story by two-time Rita Award winner Carla Kelly, hospital steward Colm Callahan is ready to move away from army life at Fort Laramie. His only regret is leaving behind exotic Ozzie Washington, easily the prettiest woman on the post. As a maid to the lieutenant colonel's wife, Ozzie is no wilting flower when it comes to hard work. When the post surgeon leaves for an extended week, Colm must handle several medical emergencies on his own. He pleads for Ozzie's help at the hospital. While they spend long days and nights working together, Colm, a shy man, realizes he can't hide the truth of his feelings for Ozzie. He needs a little help, though. Enter from stage left, Lysander Locke, Shakespeare tragedian on his way to Deadwood. THE SOLDIER'S HEART, an enchanting novella by Sarah M. Eden, follows Gregory Reeves has fallen in love with a woman he's never met. Her brother's dying wish is that Gregory checks on his family, and after the war, Gregory is only too happy to meet the woman he's been dreaming about. Helene mistakes him for a hired hand and sets him to work immediately. As time passes, Gregory finds it more and more difficult to reveal his true connection to her family, fearing that a woman who loathes liars will turn her disapproval on him. HIDDEN SPRING is an enthralling novella by Liz Adair, in which Susannah Brown is just getting her life back together after becoming a widow. She still misses Wesley with a fierce longing, but when she meets his half-brother, Douglas, she learns her heart is not completely dormant. Over the next several weeks, Douglas helps Susannah with repairs on her small ranch in exchange for supper. The exchange becomes more and more meaningful as Susannah realizes that Douglas might be the one to finally heal her heart. THE SILVER MINE BACHELOR, by Heather B. Moore, is a sweet romance between an unlikely pair. Lydia Stone has a checklist for men who qualify as the eligible bachelors in the mining town of Leadville, Colorado. Her new boss, Mr. Erik Dawson, is about to be struck off the list when she sees him coming out of the town brothel. Lydia doesn't know that Erik Dawson's sister has been living the brothel lifestyle for years, and he's set on redeeming her soul. When Lydia discovers Erik's secrets, she learns that life is not as black and white as she thinks. In Annette Lyon's delightful story, THE SWEETEST TASTE, Della Stafford hates being a farm girl in the tiny town of Shelley, Idaho. She'll do anything to live in a big city and experience real city life. Her only regret is that she'd have to leave Joseph behind, the young man who makes her heart flutter. But she's convinced that moving away is for the best; her dreams and Joseph's dreams are too dissimilar. Then Della takes a job as a maid in Los Angeles and must face the truth that what she thought would make her happy and what really will are totally different things. In the captivating novella, FAITH AND THE FOREMAN by Marsha Ward, Faith Bannister is forced to travel west to earn a living as a school mistress in Arizona Territory. Faith soon learns that living the frontier lifestyle of a single woman has many harsh challenges. But when she meets Slim McHenry, she discovers that life doesn't have to be so lonely. Unfortunately the dangerous Rance Hunter stands between her and Slim, and she must act with courage before everything is lost.

The Bed Book of Short Stories

The Bed Book of Short Stories Author Lauri Kubuitsile
ISBN-10 9781920397319
Release 2010
Pages 311
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The bed, dressed in hand sewn quilt or threadbare blanket, may in and of itself be memorable, but it is what happens in the bed - the sex and lovemaking, the dreams, the reading, the nightmares, the rest, giving birth and dying - which give 'bed' special meaning. Whether a bed is shared with a book, a child, a pet or a partner, whether lovers lie in ecstasy or indifference, whether 'bed' relates to intimacy or betrayal, it is memories and recollections of 'bed', in whatever form, which have triggered the writing of these thirty stories by women from southern Africa. Well known writers Joanne Fedler, Sarah Lotz, Arja Salafranca, Rosemund Handler and Liesl Jobson will delight, but you will discover here new writers from Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Malawi, Namibia and Zambia, each with a unique voice as they cast light on the intimate lives of women living in this part of the world and the possibilities that are both available to and denied them. The BED BOOK of short stories - some quirky and tender, others traumatic or macabre - is the perfect companion to take to bed with you, to keep you reading long into the night.

Amy and Edie

Amy and Edie Author Amelia Willett
ISBN-10 9781857566550
Release 2005
Pages 56
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Two separate love stories feature in this book. Although set in different ages - the first is set during the First World War, the second is contemporary - both tales are written from the perspective of independently minded women.

Instrument of Hope

Instrument of Hope Author Barry King Sr
ISBN-10 9780595409228
Release 2006-12
Pages 152
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David Hope, a retired athlete and Grammy-award-winning jazz saxophonist, has a very special gift. While returning home to Cleveland after the completion of his world tour, the plane on which he is a passenger plummets to the ground. While helping fellow survivors, David discovers that he can heal the wounded simply by touching them. David accepts this anointing and does everything he can to aid others, but he still struggles with his own worthiness. His story is not only of physical and spiritual healing but also of relationships, sex, dark secrets, treachery, and redemption. The lives David touches are given a renewed spirituality as he fulfills his journey toward a higher calling. David walks with and works through the common man to give God's children hope. He struggles, as most people do, with choosing the right path on his life journey. The conflict continues between good and evil as well as between honoring or denying the gifts that the Creator has given David. In using these gifts, David finds he is an instrument of hope.