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HANIF CHANT By Sidni Appleseed
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This is a book of miracles for a world addicted to hopelessness, despair, and faithlessness. This is a book of juju for a world under the assumption that our ancestors’ ways, beliefs, and... More > connections had been destroyed. Within this book is a cure for what ails the Black Family. Within this book is a cure of what ails the Human Family. This is a book about a participant in the evolution of universal sound that is called “music”. This book is about and for M.B. Hanif (my step-father) who recently suffered a massive stroke. These words are a prayer for his life and health. This book is a chant to and for the magic of Daddy Hanif.< Less
HANIF CHANT in black & white By Sidni Appleseed
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This is a book of miracles for a world addicted to hopelessness, despair, and faithlessness. This is a book of juju for a world under the assumption that our ancestors’ ways, beliefs, and... More > connections had been destroyed. Within this book is a cure for what ails the Black Family. Within this book is a cure of what ails the Human Family. This is a book about a participant in the evolution of universal sound that is called “music”. This book is about and for M.B. Hanif (my step-father) who recently suffered a massive stroke. These words are a prayer for his life and health. This book is a chant to and for the magic of Daddy Hanif.< Less
Saint Maggie By Janet R. Stafford
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Maggie, a widow with two teenage daughters, runs a rooming house smack dab on the town square. In 1860, this makes her a social outcast – boarding houses are hardly respectable. And her... More > collection of eclectic boarders – a failed aging writer, an undertaker’s apprentice, a struggling young lawyer, and an old Irishman – only brings her snubs and snide comments, as does her friendship with Emily and Nate, an African-American couple with whom she shares her home and chores. So Maggie is stunned when she is asked to provide a room for Jeremiah Madison, the new and very gifted Methodist minister. He may be able to revive the little church she attends and provide her boarding house with some badly-needed respectability. But Jeremiah comes with secrets that will change Maggie, her friends, and her town forever. (Based on an historical event.)< Less
Traveler: Minisaga for Badin and the Secret of the Saami By Eric Basir
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Traveler is the second of a series of vignettes highlighting important concepts which are at the heart of the story to be revealed in the historical fiction graphic novel "Badin and the Secret... More > of the Saami." Traveler takes place in the 10th century and describes a fascinating journey of an Arab explorer known in history as Ahmed ibn Fadlan. Although this is fiction, it contains many historical references. The minisagas are text-intensive and geared toward generating intellectual interest. A glossary is included to help the reader understand the difference between the historical and fictional components. The forthcoming "Badin and the Secret of the Saami" is an historical fiction graphic novel starring Adolf Gustaf Badin and the leader of a unique band of Saami people. Badin and his companions find themselves on a fantastic journey in Sweden to preserve the survival of humanity. Saami people are the original inhabitants of Scandinavia and parts of Russia.< Less
NINE LIVES By EL NUKOYA
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Nine Lives tells the story of “Olupitan Ogunrinu,” a bright, ambitious son of a common Nigerian fisherman who battles to assert himself within the social segregation of an elite... More > university community. As he struggles with the moral contradiction, corruption and frivolity around him, he resolves not be a victim in the predatory race to success, even when the immediate battle to “belong” seems lost. A wild pursuit of romance turns to deceit, as Olupitan finds escape in America. But he also finds squalor, loss of dignity and, eventually, illicit wealth. NINE LIVES explores the trial of ordinary Nigerian youths and the despair that drives them across the borders... and beyond. It captures the historical culture of the Nigerian people and the new culture as evolved through decades of social hardship, corruption and misrule.< Less
NINE LIVES By EL NUKOYA
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Nine Lives tells the story of “Olupitan Ogunrinu,” a bright, ambitious son of a common Nigerian fisherman who battles to assert himself within the social segregation of an elite... More > university community. As he struggles with the moral contradiction, corruption and frivolity around him, he resolves not be a victim in the predatory race to success, even when the immediate battle to “belong” seems lost. A wild pursuit of romance turns to deceit, as Olupitan finds escape in America. But he also finds squalor, loss of dignity and, eventually, illicit wealth. NINE LIVES explores the trial of ordinary Nigerian youths and the despair that drives them across the borders... and beyond. It captures the historical culture of the Nigerian people and the new culture as evolved through decades of social hardship, corruption and misrule.< Less
Kraken: Minisaga for Badin and the Secret of the Saami By Eric Basir
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This third Mini-Saga for Badin and the Secret of the Saami takes place on September 1, 1761. It introduces the story's antagonist and the controversy involved in justifications for war and genocide.... More > It includes an extensive glossary of terms with fictional and real historical information relating to the Kraken Mini-Saga.< Less
Badin and the Secret of the Saami By Eric Basir
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In this fast-paced 18th century historical fiction graphic novel, the Swedish Queen’s adopted African son, Badin, leads his siblings on an adventure to save the future of humanity. Readers... More > will get a closer look at this unique African orphan of Swedish nationality, his mother the Queen, Saami elder Gaaktu, and be inspired by all that he learns along the way. The story also features characters from Swedish history such as King Gustav III, Princess Sofia Albertina, and an obscure, but special peasant child known as Anna Olsdotter. Author and Illustrator Eric Basir wrote Badin and the Secret of the Saami after a trip to Sweden as a guest on Swedish television show "Allt För Sverige."< Less
ALIWAL By Adam YAMEY
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Henry Bergmann (c1830-1866) was the earliest of my blood relatives to reach what is now South Africa, and one of the first Jews to settle there. He arrived in Cape Town in 1849, having set out from... More > his birthplace in revolution-torn Bavaria several months earlier. Despite becoming very successful as a merchant in the frontier town of Aliwal North and his happy marriage to Jenny, the daughter of a Frankfurt banker, his life ended in tragedy. Fact and fiction are woven together in my historical adventure “ALIWAL”: the story of the life of a pioneer in Africa.< Less
No Kisses for Daddy By Neal Fortner
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No Kisses for Daddy is a historical fiction, adventure, and romance novel that begins in the early 1930’s in a small town on the Albemarle Sound of North Carolina called Clementine. The main... More > character, Jeremiah, lives in this small southern town. His friendship with JD, an African-American, is frowned upon in this provincial southern community. Lydia, another friend, is quite taken with Jeremiah at an early age. The three youngsters formed a bond. Before reaching adulthood, all three friends leave Clementine and develop interesting lives of their own. In the book, Jeremiah encounters bullies, thieves, hobos, inept soldiers, promiscuous women, and guerrilla partisans in the woods of Europe. His life takes many twists and turns as he leaves childhood and becomes a man during World War II. This once timid boy experiences a metamorphosis that correlates with the hard times. As a result, this novel provides a lesson about history and humanity.< Less

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