By Ross Cornell,Jaime Becktel
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!
By Martin McCaw
“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
By Kim McCullough
By Lacey Scruggs
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?
By John Quincy MacPherson,Mikeal C. Parsons
"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.
By Alexander Vines
By Gene Munger
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.
By Pam Webber
By 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.
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
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.