The Adventures of Pablo Pistacho: The Color Crusade by Ross Cornell,Jaime Becktel

By Ross Cornell,Jaime Becktel

The Adventures of Pablo Pistacho is an epic novel in rhyme that follows an inspiring little painter as he fights to revive colour to a drab world.  Pablo Pistacho is rarely greater than a thimble, but his ardour for all times, his reverence for nature, and his love for portray are gigantic.  in the future he strays from his ordinary solitary course and reveals himself on an experience that ends up in mysterious lands.  Pablo meets unusual characters alongside the best way sooner than stumbling upon a sinister plot to thieve the colour from life.  Pablo is surprised to find a nation the place colour has been outlawed, the place portray is punishable by means of loss of life, and the place humans were residing grey lives goodbye they've got forgotten colour even exists!  Pablo joins forces with locals to bare the reality and placed an finish to the colorless age.  With ardour and resolution, Pablo discovers his braveness, learns the worth of friendship and captures each middle within the kingdom!

Pablo's tale lives in his shiny descriptions of lifestyles throughout him.  As he workouts his creativity and seeks to appreciate nice truths, Pablo travels nice distances in the course of the nation-state and during his personal self.  Pablo acknowledges his destiny and steps ahead to propel himself on a undertaking to talk the reality and unfastened the world from the tyranny of passive acceptance.  Championing the lifetime of the person and dedicated to overcoming nice odds, Pablo Pistacho shines a refined poetic mild on undying seeds of knowledge and embodies the potential for being precise to ones self.  Take your self on a tremendous trip with The Adventures of Pablo Pistacho: the colour Crusade!

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The Low Road by Martin McCaw

By Martin McCaw

The evening Mark Roundtree's mom dies, he is instructed she had a lover who used to be murdered. stories from forty four years in the past tackle new which means: erased tracks within the snow, a hushed dialog within the church's cloakroom, his father sitting on a mattress studying previous letters, and a baby no one will speak about. Returning to his formative years domestic looking for the reality triggers different stories and a troubling query: how did a naive, churchgoing farm boy turn into any such con man?

“My curse is that i will not flip off the memories–” and the thoughts during this debut novel strength Mark Roundtree to confront his lifetime of error, disappointments and occasionally misdemeanors with a blunt, fresh honesty. The trace of a relations mystery which he learns overdue in existence from a neighbor units him off on a path of discovery which retains the reader turning the web page. a very sturdy learn; un-put-downable.”
~ Ginny Swart, center of Africa, less than the African Sun

“The thread of intrigue will seize you up from the 1st web page until the last.”
~ Myra King, the adventure of Velvet Brown, Cyber Rules

“In a unique riddled with flashbacks steeped in Presbyterianism, state church scenes, droughts, windstorms and different perils of wheat-ranching, Mark Roundtree travels at the low highway: the dead-end poker course within the taverns of Walla Walla, fraternizing with down-and-outers, profession card sharks, out-of-work loggers, ex-cons, and abused girls. As a touring salesman, he maintains to con individuals with timed bluffs and feigned empathy—perhaps nobody greater than himself. It’s difficult to place down McCaw’s novel since it is so fantastically written, and its mysteries aren’t printed till the book’s end, that's gracefully rendered in pages of robust poetic prose. McCaw’s paintings indicates an inner, outstanding, and masterful epistolary symmetry and is replete with sharp, insightful, ironic, even sardonic dialogues. it is a novel that reminds its readers web page after web page that we can't stay amply with no fiction.”
Patrick Henry, We simply comprehend males: The Rescue of Jews in France in the course of the Holocaust

“Mark Roundtree, a manipulative 20th century guy, relives the prior as he struggles to fill an emotional black gap from his adolescence. McCaw's prose is sublime, direct, and peppered with quirky humor. A spellbinding read.
~ S. D. Matley, Small-g urban, Big-G City

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Clearwater by Kim McCullough

By Kim McCullough

Claire Sullivan speedy settles in to her new domestic at Clearwater Lake in northern Manitoba, in particular as soon as she befriends Jeff Carson, a quiet mixed-race loner who lives along with his mom and dad within the different half the Sullivans’ duplex. jointly, the kids roam the wild, remoted fantastic thing about the close by lakeshore and woodland, forging a deep friendship in line with loyalty and belief. As peaceable as issues appear at the floor, Claire and Jeff are either combating strong undercurrents at domestic. Claire concerns that her sister, Leah, who has been sexually assaulted, is sinking right into a drug-fuelled melancholy, whereas Jeff finds it difficult to face firm within the face of his father’s more and more brutal mood. whilst Leah commits suicide, the implications are far-reaching and devastating. Claire retreats to Regina to redefine her concept of relatives, whereas Jeff leaves his family at the back of, drifting from position to put, not able to quiet down. even supposing they either maintain relocating ahead via time, their lives appear to have stalled.Years later, after a number of close to misses, an opportunity assembly first reopens outdated wounds, yet eventually permits Claire and Jeff to come back to Clearwater Lake, and make one other try out at reputation, and perhaps happiness.

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Life After Midnight by Lacey Scruggs

By Lacey Scruggs

if you find yourself misplaced, trying to find your home on the planet, and suffering to stay back, you need to wonder; the place do I commence?
this can be the query Tori unearths herself asking initially of existence After dead night. a very talented painter, Tori unearths herself not able to dwell in her global. After finding out to depart her residence in big apple the place she has locked herself away in hopes of coming to phrases with who she’s develop into and life’s tragedies, she reveals convenience within the so much unforeseen position. while Tori meets Rob, the 2 shape an not going friendship that speedy becomes more.
Rob needs to depart to complete filming in London and Tori plans a visit to Australia, the place she meets Aiden. As she unearths herself hopelessly interested in him, she is torn among the affection she has for Rob, and the charm she has for Aiden. Tori needs to come to a decision among ready at the maximum love of her existence to come back, or settling for the subsequent neatest thing. What may you decide, an unstated love so powerful it takes your breath away, or an addictive allure that leaves your head spinning?

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Country Ham by John Quincy MacPherson,Mikeal C. Parsons

By John Quincy MacPherson,Mikeal C. Parsons

"Ham" MacPherson is a promising left-handed baseball pitcher at Wilkes relevant highschool whom the Atlanta Braves have informed can be chosen with the 3rd choose of the 1976 MLB draft, whole with a beneficiant signing bonus. inside a twenty-four hour interval, besides the fact that, Ham's global is going topsy-turvy. His relationships along with his female friend, Nora, and ally, JC, are grew to become the wrong way up and inside of out. A life-changing disaster transforms Ham and how he perspectives the area. injuries and deaths quickly stick to. How will Ham care for all of the tumult in his existence? the tale ends the place it all started, in a hearse.

"Country Ham is all it promises--sweet and salty, a nostalgic go back to the agricultural South of the Seventies. however it is extra: wealthy humor, solid storytelling, and a touch of faith, good salted. Ham is a sagacious advisor to surviving a dysfunctional kin and life-changing tragedy."
--R. Alan Culpepper, Dean and Professor Emeritus, McAfee college of Theology, Mercer University

"As engrossing as To Kill a Mockingbird and as atmospheric as Of Mice and Men, this fantastically written novel recounts an enticing tale whose characters tackle a lifetime of their very own, whereas embedding themselves in ours."
--Bruce W. Longenecker, W.W. Melton Chair of faith, Baylor University

"In Country Ham, MacPherson and Parsons have penned a narrative of tragedy, and out of the rubble of unbearable loss shine love of family members, pleasure of associates, fantastic thing about religion, and a goodness that follows us the entire days of our lives. superbly written, obvious such a lot truly in the course of the blur of tears of loss and laughter!"
--Ronald B. Poythress, pastor, Triangle Baptist Church, Raleigh, North Carolina

"This novel is enjoyable and humorous, sober and sobering in the entire correct areas. The authors seize the wondrous/frustrating incongruity of Southern, in particular North Carolina, tradition, deep within the grass roots."
--Bill J. Leonard, Dunn Professor of Baptist experiences and Church historical past, Wake woodland University

"Country Ham is an interesting portrayal of life's offerings with which we're all awarded, even in the course of these significant teenage years after we comprehend it all yet nonetheless cannot get it right."
--Al Josephs, Senior Director, Compliance, guiding principle Healthcare 

"This specified coming-of-age tale exposes, and expounds upon, one of the most major concerns dealing with Seventies America--racism, faith, and sexuality--through the lens of America's favourite hobby. A heartfelt, hopeful, and tragically appealing story."  
--Lindsey M. Trozzo, Assistant Professor of recent testomony, Campbell University

John Quincy MacPherson is a trauma health professional at Wake woodland university of drugs. he's a graduate of UNC-CH and Emory. this is often his first book.

Mikeal C. Parsons is Professor and Macon Chair in faith at Baylor college, the place he has taught for over thirty years. He focuses on New testomony experiences and has released quite a few articles and authored, co-authored, or co-edited over dozen books.

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Greyhound North by Gene Munger

By Gene Munger

This novel starts off in 1962 and specializes in a fifteen-year outdated boy, a son of rich mom and dad who's thoroughly blind to the rising civil rights circulate. due to a chain of occasions that modify his cozy younger existence, he reveals himself deeply concerned with dealing with racial discrimination, intolerance, bigotry, segregation and shortage of public university integration for the yankee american citizens in his lifestyles. That involvement alterations his existence endlessly.

Falling in love on the improper position and time with a tender African-American woman creates extra trauma and sensitivity for the most characters, Bruce and Missy.

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The Wiregrass: A Novel by Pam Webber

By Pam Webber

comparable to the tales and types of Harper Lee, Sue Monk Kidd, and Jan Karon, Pam Webber’s The Wiregrass ​is ​an awesome story a few magical time in a regular position packed with lovely and unlovable characters. Infused with laughter, tears, love, loss, and wish, the tale follows fourteen-year-old cousins Nettie, J.D. Eric, and Sam as they navigate the summer time in their discontent, fight with the actual and emotional turbulence of puberty and disappearing formative years, suppose the buzz of past love, and run for his or her lives ​after they discover an evil mystery hidden within the shadows of the small city they love. Their tale can provide to stick with you a lifetime.

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The Crossing: A Travel Story About a Boy In Love by Michael Doane

By Michael Doane

The Debut Novel From Michael Doane

Written within the similar culture as On the Road and Zen and the paintings of motorbike Maintenance, Michael Doane’s The Crossing explores what it capacity to exist in twenty first century America.

She’s out on a pier, deep within the ocean. A tidal wave is coming. status on the fringe of the earth the place the sand is swallowed up by way of the salty sea, I demand her…

So starts a tender man’s trip west looking for his misplaced love. Haunted by way of nightmares of her reminiscence, our anonymous hero leaves domestic trying to resolve a secret. in any case, he discovers much more than he got down to find.

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What Readers Are Saying

“I’m nearly entire with The Crossing and i will properly say now it’ll be probably the greatest issues I’ve learn this year.” – Ricardo Fayet, Reedsy

“I am fairly enjoying The Crossing. i'm reminded of a Peter Gabriel tune that claims ‘it’s merely in uncertainty we're bare and alive.’ The motorbike motives either the lack of love and the discovering of latest love together with self love. It’s existential and essential.” – Robin Feldman, NAGC

“The dialogue among characters specifically jewelry precise and a few of the most character’s internal recommendations relatively resonate with me. I haven’t made up our minds if this is a narrative approximately one younger guy or a statement on society, yet I’m having fun with the ride.” – Eric Walther, Photographer and Illustrator

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Disappearing Home by Deborah Morgan

By Deborah Morgan

Ten-year-old Robyn is the simplest shoplifter within the Liverpool tenement block she calls domestic. She's as tricky as they arrive, yet whereas she places nutrition at the desk and attempts to slot in in class, her mum and abusive step-father sleep off their hangovers at home.

As frequently as she will, Robyn escapes to her nan's comfortable flat at the different part of city, the place she reads Anne of eco-friendly Gables and nibbles on tea and toast. yet she cannot remain there without end. And whilst her father's cruelty escalates at domestic she is familiar with it is time to disappear. driven past patience, Robyn sleeps tough on urban backstreets, until eventually aid from a stranger bargains the 1st steps to alter in her terrorized life.

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