Tag: family

A Place to Call Home

A Place to Call Home

| May 5, 2019

Elaina Ellis would do anything to protect her family – even if it means keeping secrets from them. Elaina has always been a dutiful daughter. When her father suddenly dies in the summer of 1905, she begrudgingly leaves the safety of her life in Philadelphia to return to her hometown. Once there, Elaina encounters the […]

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My Family’s Survival

My Family’s Survival

| March 20, 2019

For the Shwartz family, survival was the only option. Their will to live, and a bit a luck, kept the family safe during the Holocaust, bringing them across Eastern Europe all the way to Israel. In 1937, the Shwartz family lived a calm life in their small village in Poland. Fifteen-year-old Rachel liked to sing […]

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From Roots to Wings

From Roots to Wings

| March 3, 2019

A touching tale about a girl who decides to take a pause and reflect over the life she’s leading. It uncovers the pillars of human emotions and relations. From friendship, love, family, internal conflicts to depression and subsequent success. After her mother’s death, she’s vulnerable and in unknown territory. A hit which forced the protagonist, […]

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A Vegetable Garden Adventure

A Vegetable Garden Adventure

| March 2, 2019

As they moved with parents to their new house, a sister and a brother found a silkworm inside a garden’s shed that was trapped inside a pendant of a necklace, together with a brief saying: “Read this saying in a single breath to become small and set free the silkworm by blowing through the hole […]

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Life in a Box

Life in a Box

| February 25, 2019

How much would you sacrifice to hide a secret? The answer reveals itself as Andee Camp, after inheriting a box of old photographs and journals, accepts a challenge from her mother to write a novel based on their family. What evolves is not only the fulfillment of a dream, but the reality of her relationship […]

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The Geyser Girl of Yellowstone Park

The Geyser Girl of Yellowstone Park

| February 20, 2019

In Yellowstone National Park, at the beginning of the twentieth century, a girl of mysterious origins is adopted from infancy by Old Faithful geyser, and by a mother buffalo named Bearer of Song. Beloved to all the park, Flower of the Steam Basin grows up with their stories, proverbial sayings and teachings. In time, having […]

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My Heart and You

My Heart and You

| January 29, 2019

Javier, Carys and Anel’s lives are intertwined by a heart. But how will their lives be joined forever when they are continents apart? Javier’s devastation and heartache at the loss of his wife, Carys, brings him to his home in Cozumel Island, Mexico. As an internationally famous artist, he desperately seeks to return to Cozumel […]

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Dear Jane

Dear Jane

| January 21, 2019

“With sophisticated prose, this gritty coming-of-age story blends the familiar and the unthinkable as the lead learns to use her voice.” –KIRKUS REVIEWS Kit Kat was born in Athens, Greece. Her mother was a prostitute, and their protector was a pimp. After an early childhood marked by violence, homelessness, and time in an orphanage, a […]

Onions

Onions

| January 8, 2019

Onions has just been sent to his 16th foster home, Despondent, he steals the purse of Sandrine, a retired circus performer. Instead of turning him in to the police, Sandrine enlists the boy in her fight against City Hall. In the process, Onions learns the importance of reading, having a worthwhile life-goal, and how to […]

Lost In Thought: Memories of an Abused Child

Lost In Thought: Memories of an Abused Child

| January 4, 2019

What would you do if you knew a child who was being abused? If that child was a member of your family? Would you call the authorities and have the child taken away or would you turn a blind eye? These are the kind of questions that Lost In Thought provokes. The author, who lived […]

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