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Comment by Sheila English on December 20, 2016 at 11:06am

This is a different kind of history book, one told, not by historians, but by the families of the veterans of World War II. Here they tell the stories that have never been heard. Stories that the veterans told only to their wives and children; stories so personal, so touching, and so real that it will change the way you look at the war and change the way you see the men and women of the greatest generation.

Soldiers’ Stories: A Collection of World War II Memoirs opens our eyes to the reality of war and opens our hearts to these soldiers in a way that can only be seen through the eyes of the people who loved them.

This is a beautiful book in so many ways. You won’t be able to put it down and you will never forget it. Additional links 
http://bit.ly/2h4ESsg or http://amzn.to/2gW8fJX  history/non-fiction

Comment by Sheila English on March 27, 2017 at 2:35pm

A historical novel based on the poignant, real-life odyssey of Lucía Zárate (1864-1890), the smallest woman in the world. We follow the adventures of diminutive Lucía and her governess Zoila as they grapple with life and death on their bumpy sideshow journey in America and Victorian England. Find out more at http://www.Cecilia Velastegui.com Non-Fiction/historical

Comment by Sheila English on June 25, 2017 at 5:53pm

With the detailed analysis of a seasoned lawyer, John C. Fazio lays out a thrilling crime-solving mystery in his comprehensive book Decapitating the Union: Jefferson Davis, Judah Benjamin and the Plot to Assassinate Lincoln. This wasn’t just an assassination attempt on one man, by one man, argues Fazio. It was a critical campaign by the Confederate government to decapitate the Union and immobilize the Federal government. Lincoln wasn’t the only target and Booth wasn’t the only criminal. 
Find out more at- http://www.JohnCFazio.com Non-Fiction/Historical

Comment by wayne miller on August 7, 2018 at 12:35am

Kathryn Magnolia Johnson tells her story, a colored woman born during the Jim Crow Era, yet courageous in her quest for racial justice, academic and social equality. Kathryn helps us experience the Argenta Race Riot of 1906, WWI France in 1918, and her activism for literacy selling her Two Foot Shelf of Negro Literature. Find out more at https://amzn.to/2vnNGAa Non-fiction, memoir, history

Comment by wayne miller on December 7, 2018 at 1:00pm

It’s time for an adventure! The 50th anniversary of the moon landing can be experienced in a fun pop up book!

To the Moon and Back | BOOK CLUB
https://youtu.be/mgVxwXktcvw

National Geographic Kids
https://www.youtube.com/NatGeoKids

Kids/Science/History

Comment by wayne miller on January 18, 2019 at 1:59pm

A Haunting Journey to Destiny- A Fictional Look at the Early Life of King David

One of the most prominent names in the Bible is that of King David, who is a significant spiritual figure in the traditions of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. The story of “David and Goliath” has become one of the most recognizable tropes in our culture.

The Leper Messiah, by Robert M. Levinson, takes a dark, often mystical walk through the life of this iconic figure. Levinson’s book explores the forces, both human and magical, that molded a shepherd boy into a king destined to unite the tribes of Israel. This is not a religious book. It’s a work of historical fiction that reimagines the life of King David on multiple levels.
http://www.rmlwriter.com

Media contact: Scott Lorenz Westwind Book Marketing 734-667-2090 scottlorenz@westwindcos.com http://www.book-marketing-expert.com Historical Fiction/Religion

Comment by wayne miller on February 27, 2019 at 9:34am

The Immigrants Who Built America: My Father’s Footsteps through Ellis Island. As told by his wife Linda Santiso. What would happen if you ventured to a new country halfway around the world where you could not speak the language? This was the situation faced by your ancestors as they began the quest for a new and better life. It was to be a life full of hardships and injustice. Child labor was legal, and safety laws were nonexistent. In addition to the high rate of job injuries, jobs were without fringe benefits. Immigrants toiled in unsafe work conditions for poverty wages with no hope of citizenship for twenty years. It was a life to be endured with only hopes and dreams for daily sustenance. This enthralling story will take you on a journey you will never forget! This is a story for all of us, because it is the story of our ancestors. Join Ramon Santiso Quiroga as he walks the trail of history with them the history that built America! Genre- Historical/Non-fiction

Comment by wayne miller on March 1, 2019 at 9:37am

The Dirty Boots: The Stories of a Reluctant Warrior
It is 1966, when a nineteen-year-old boy from Three Rivers, Michigan, follows family tradition by enlisting in the United States Navy. A plan which he thinks will guarantee an uneventful tour of duty aboard a US naval ship goes awry when he is deposited in the middle of a war zone in South Vietnam. For the next grueling year, he performs the duties of a fleet marine force medic, caring for wounded and dying American marines. Dubbed Doc John by his comrades, he soon becomes entrenched in a strange, dangerous world, where he becomes both witness and reluctant warrior. Whether he is patching up wounded comrades or placing Band-Aids on scrapes of native children, young Doc John somehow manages to do an impossible job, even as the world is falling down around him. He not only learns the sad lessons of war, but survives them and finds himself in the process. These are the experiences of a different kind of soldier, who manages to traverse a minefield of emotional upheaval and can still tell his stories with honesty and self-deprecating humor, exemplifying the resiliency of the human spirit. Non-fiction/history

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