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brian-moreland's picture
Sep.14.2013
The truth will not stay buried. During World War II, Germany’s Hürtgen Forest was a killing field. But there was something worse than the enemy in the mist. An ancient power was waiting to prey upon those who opposed the Third Reich. Jack Chambers survived the war, but even after all these...
nadine-keels's picture
Aug.02.2013
Sequel to The Movement of Crowns. A time to remember what lies deeper than one’s fears… The Mundayne empire has seen years of prosperity under the rule of King Aud, a man of war known the world over for his ruthlessness. Naona, a high-spirited imperial servant who holds Aud’s favor,...
nadine-keels's picture
Jul.31.2013
At the point when kingdoms’ ideas of humanity differ…The nation of Diachona is celebrating the twentieth birthday and rite of passage for Constance, the Diachonian king’s daughter and heir. Yet, the pause for festivity doesn’t erase collective doubts about Constance’s aspiration for a place with...
hi-dong-chai's picture
Jul.02.2013
War kills. War maims. War widows. War orphans. And it leaves a deep scar not only on the land, that will take years to heal, but also in the hearts of those who are affected by the war. I am one of those who carry a deep emotional wound to this day, more than sixty years later. During my earlier...
lisa-suhair-majaj's picture
Dec.03.2012
This collection spans geographies of war, homelessness, homemaking, longing, and hope as it travels through Palestinian, Lebanese, Jordanian, American and other landscapes. Informed by depth of experience and a resilient humanism, these poems seek to transform landscapes of devastation to...
suzanne-staples's picture
May.10.2012
The world of Newbery Honor book Shabanu is vividly re-created in this novel of a young Pakistani woman's heartbreaking struggle against the tyranny of custom and ancient law. Shabanu, now a mother at 18, faces daily challenges to her position in her husband's household, even as she plans for...
suzanne-staples's picture
May.10.2012
It has been ten years since Shabanu staged her death to secure the safety of her daughter, Mumtaz, from her husband’s murderous brother. Mumtaz has been raised by her father’s family with the education and security her mother desired for her, but with little understanding and love. Only her...
suzanne-staples's picture
May.10.2012
The lives of Shabanu and her family are governed by the winds that sweep across the Cholistan Desert and by centuries-old traditions. Like the winds that carry rain and violent wind storms, traditions are mindless of the desires of a young woman coming of age. Shabanu’s older sister is...
cynthia-sally-haggard's picture
Feb.19.2012
THE GILDED CAGE is the third in a series of four books about Cecylee Neville (1415-1495), mother of Richard III and Edward IV, Queen by Right and Abbess. The tale of Richard of York’s political career, and its tragic impact upon his wife Cecylee, will intrigue readers who enjoy political novels. It...
elizabeth-mckenzie's picture
Jan.29.2012
My Postwar Life New Writings from Japan and Okinawa   This selection of new work by some of Japan’s most eminent observers and artists offers a richly nuanced perspective on the complex relationship between Japan and the U.S. in the long aftermath of war.   An Interview with former...