Local Voices

A 24-Hour Cotillion

A 24-Hour Cotillion
$18.00
ISBN/SKU: 
9781939929662
Publication Date: 
2016-11-01

A Summer in Harlem

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$10.00
Thad is your run of the mill fourteen year old from Beloit, Alabama in 1948. When his grandmother offers to send him to Harlem for the first three weeks of his summer break Thad is ecstatic. After all it is the birthplace of the Harlem Renaissance. All Thad knows about Harlem is Jazz music and Langston Hughes. When Thad finally gets there it is hardly the Harlem he's heard and read about. Harlem has now become a crime and poverty stricken area where shootings and drug addiction have begun to run rampant in the former Black Arts mecca. The old Jazz clubs are all shut down and the corners are filled with hustlers and former musicians turned junkies looking for a fix. With the help of his cousin Willie, Thad will get a crash course in life outside of his rural Alabama town. This insightful look at the end of the Jazz era offers a gritty real world perspective from the creative mind of novelist Brendan Whitt. This historical fiction piece is one that is sure to keep you turning the page.
ISBN/SKU: 
9780615883403
Publication Date: 
2013-09-01
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Eye of Saturn : Daughters of Saturn Book 1

Eye of Saturn : Daughters of Saturn Book 1
$16.99
Blood is the seat of the soul... Vampire horror set in medieval Spain. Felipe de Hayos, the son of a wealthy statesman is forced by his parents to marry a mysterious Moorish woman named, Lilith Al-Salameh. But Lilith is hiding a dark secret. She is actually Saturn's Immortal High Priestess and has plans to transform Felipe into an immortal, like herself. However, Lilith's plans are dashed when a family friend and her daughter, Zaybeth Castile come to live at the de Hayos estate. It is love at first sight for Felipe and Zaybeth. Learning of her husband's betrayal, Lilith plots the lover's destruction. She calls upon the Daughters of Saturn to aid her in performing a forbidden ritual, opening the Eye of Saturn-cursing Felipe into a vampire and Zaybeth into the only one who can kill him.
ISBN/SKU: 
9781625263346
Publication Date: 
2016-01-31
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Fat Chance

Fat Chance
$14.99
Fat Chance by Angela Crook Belinda "Bebe" Jones thinks she has it all. After years of hard work and even harder choices, she has worked her way out of the hood, and into Cleveland's middle class. She has a successful career, a devoted son, and enough money in the bank to ensure that her son will never know her struggles firsthand. But now she realizes that somewhere along the way the girl who set out to conquer the world has chosen to eat it instead. When she looks in the mirror, instead of seeing the svelte girl she remembers, it looks as if a fat stranger has swallowed her whole, leaving only her familiar eyes to peer out from inside. For longer than she cares to think about, Bebe has been ignoring her own needs while she has taken care of her son, looked out for her sister Maria, who is always involved in one drama after another, and served as a sounding board for her best friend, Navah. When Bebe receives an email from her first love, her secret loneliness is revealed and she, with a little help from Navah and Maria, set out to reclaim her life, along with her body, as she searches for the one thing that money can't buy----love.
ISBN/SKU: 
9781517212407
Publication Date: 
2016-02-20

Hades' Melody: A Spiritual Awakening

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$21.99
Spiritual awakenings remain taboo in everyday conversation, despite the prevalence of appearing in pop culture through the horror genre, and most notably being mentioned in the lives of biblical saints such as Moses and the Apostle Paul. Hades' Melody gives a revelatory look into the fascinating and often strange world of heightened spiritual awareness and what happens when it crashes head-on with understanding the roles of church and family, the difficulties of having a public and private life, and of trusting and doubting closest loved ones. Written in creative non-fiction style and following in the vein of works such as The Manchurian Candidate, The Truman Show and Stranger Than Fiction, J.D. Belcher's memoir Hades' Melody chronicles his own story of enlightenment, one filled with disembodied voices, doppelgangers and prophetic visions during the summer months preceding the 9/11 attacks.
ISBN/SKU: 
9781628541595
Publication Date: 
2014-07-01

Here Be Dragons : A Parent's Guide to Rediscovering Purpose, Adventure, and the Unfathomable Joy of the Journey

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$16.95
Before our three kids, we had been decent people. Interesting even. One of us had taught Shakespeare to gang members while the other flew reconnaissance missions off North Korea. But our own children had proven our biggest challenge. We were passionate and service-driven folks, except we were not demonstrating this to our kids. We spent so much time trying to be good parents that we forgot to be good people.

Something had to change.


Two parents challenge one another to find balance between work and family life. Their stories are both uproarious and poignant as they raise children and strive to leave their mark on the wider world. Filled with tender moments and plenty of laughs, Here Be Dragons recounts the adventures of a family trying to stay afloat, and offers a life raft to the rest of us in choppy waters.
ISBN/SKU: 
9781942934905
Publication Date: 
2016-10-11
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Homeless Al : A Little Boy's Story

Homeless Al : A Little Boy's Story
$13.95

Homeless Al is a fun and clever way to introduce social issues to a young child.

Al lives in Cleveland with his mom, and Oscar the fish. They are forced to leave their home and move into a homeless shelter. Through the difficult times, Al and his mom hold onto their faith in God. When winter and the New Year arrive, nice people begin to give. Al and his mom now have a new place to live. The author places biblical scripture throughout the manuscript to show how faith can help one get through the best and worst times.

ISBN/SKU: 
9781512749267
Publication Date: 
1901-12-13
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Honey, I Shrunk the Grief!

Honey, I Shrunk the Grief!
$24.95
ISBN/SKU: 
9780692730751
Publication Date: 
1901-12-13

Hope Expired Life Persists

Hope Expired Life Persists
$14.95
The book is a biography of Dr. Jacob Stupay, a survivor of the Warsaw Ghetto, who was the author's uncle. The book deals with Polish history in the 1920s and 1930s and later the brutal occupation of Poland by the Nazis. It also covers the German plan to first force Jews into ghettos, and later to remove them from Europe or to exterminate them, obliterating their history and culture. The author discusses conditions in the Warsaw Ghetto, and highlights the little-known ghetto medical school and the hunger research project. The author provides some details on how the Nazis implemented their plan for the total destruction of the Warsaw Ghetto. Jacob Stupay survived the war after losing 27 members of his immediate family. The author discusses the impact of this catastrophic loss and how and why he choose to live. The author ends with the possible meaning of this tragedy for humanity.
ISBN/SKU: 
9788379691210
Publication Date: 
2014-07-18

I'm Doing Me

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$12.99
ISBN/SKU: 
9781482710311
Publication Date: 
2014-05-09

King James Brings The Land a Crown

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$23.95
King James Brings The Land a Crown picks up the Cleveland Cavaliers' tale with the 2015 Finals loss to Golden State on their home floor. It chronicles the team's victorious journey back to that summit to which this generation's greatest sports icon returned for his storybook ending against a Warriors team that finished with an NBA record 73 wins, and took a 3-1 lead in the Finals. You'll read about Love's one-on-one games with his dad, how Channing Frye and Richard Jefferson brought the team together, hear players talk about building their game, and of course an in-depth examination of Tyronn Lue's value to the team and the circumstance leading up to David Blatt's midseason dismissal. This includes a beat-by-beat review of that Game 7 for the ages that's like hearing it live.
ISBN/SKU: 
9780998162409
Publication Date: 
2016-12-07
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Me and the General

Me and the General
$32.99
$15.00
$15.00 - $32.99
New/Used: Used
ISBN/SKU: 
9781493158331
Publication Date: 
2014-03-11
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My Airborne Reveries

My Airborne Reveries
$25.00
ISBN/SKU: 
63445687
Publication Date: 
2016-01-01

Ripple

Ripple
$10.00
ISBN/SKU: 
9781635875676
Publication Date: 
1901-12-13

Rise of the Chosen (Lifeblood #1)

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$15.99

In Sam's world there are two rules. Rule #1: Nobody dies. Protect the living at all costs. Rule #2: Everybody dies. At least once.

The Waking was a global event in which a force called the Lifeblood invaded all humans who died. The few strong enough to control it came back as powerful immortals. The rest letthe bloodlust take over and awoke with one goal - to kill.

Newly appointed Watch Guard Samantha Shields has a legacy to uphold. Her father died a hero defending their city and now she wants to follow in his footsteps. Except for the dying part, of course. Unfortunately, fate has other plans as she discovers deep dark secrets that make her choose between her loyalties and the lives of everyone in her city. Both rules are in play as Sam is forced to make hard decisions that could cost her everything - including the person she cares about most.

ISBN/SKU: 
9781988279152
Publication Date: 
2016-10-14
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Save the Last Dance

Save the Last Dance
$16.95
ISBN/SKU: 
9780997504910
Publication Date: 
2016-01-01

Small Towns, Country Roads, & Autumn Leaves : And Other Points of Historical Interest, A Road Trip Through Ohio

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$15.00
Will the Amish survive the 21st Century? Are human sacrifices performed at the Serpent Mound? What is Thomas Jefferson's legacy in the state of Ohio? What was the Air Force looking for in the Ohio night skies? Where did the Shawnee call the place of the "devil winds"? Where does Sasquatch reside? What really matters most? Did you think Ohio was boring and colorless? All these questions are explored if not answered in Dave Horton's road trip through Ohio in the fall of 2009 that is now the book "Small Towns, Country Roads, Autumn Leaves and Other Points of Historical Interest." Follow Dave as he guides you through some of the more obscure and lesser known sites and stories of his home state which covers the history of Ohio from the Devonian Age (400,000 million years ago) to the present (no kidding). Says Gina Haber, noted acupuncturist, nutritionist, and native Cincinnatian, "I've never been a history reader but Dave's book is insightful, instructive and at times LOL funny." Although this book is about Ohio, it has a reach far beyond and will be of interest to anyone who has fond thoughts of a home left behind. The book also has many beautiful color photographs of the fall foliage. You haven't read anything like this, and you'll never look at Ohio in the same way again.
ISBN/SKU: 
9781453858165
Publication Date: 
2010-11-01

Some Girls Like Dragons

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$10.00
Her family murdered, her kingdom overrun by invaders, fifteen year-old Princess Scarlet Elwen finds herself the lone survivor of the royal family and goes into hiding . . . in plain sight right there in the castle. Calling herself Newle, she takes up the job as the cook's scullery maid and begins plotting to regain her family's throne. Discovered too soon, she is forced to flee and runs away across the sea to preserve her life. Along the way, she encounters a dwarf, a wizard, a city of elves and eventually, a dragon. It's what she tells the dragon that forces her to recognize how she has abandoned her people and what she must do to save them. Will she find her courage? What will become of her people?
ISBN/SKU: 
9781540699312
Publication Date: 
2016-12-08