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BOOK REVIEW OF CHIMAMANDA ADICHIE'S AMERICANAH

By Iranwo Ewejobi  (booksie.com)

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's Americanah (2013) is a novel merging three continents and countries: Africa,America and Europe. The novel is a story of love between Ifemelu and Obinze, who both cross the huddles that time, distance, race, religion and education placed before them. Adichie satirizes...

Book Review | Updated Aug 15, 2013 | Reads: 321 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
Tags: Americanah,Chimamanda,Ngozi,Adichie,Book,Review,Nigerian,Fiction,Race,Racism,Happilykinkynappy.com,Religion,In,Politics,Of,Hair,Iranwo,Ewejobi,On,Americana

America 2013: An Unbecoming Of A Society.

By Justagal  (booksie.com)

 I enjoy writing about my opinions about our society, take this as my personal account for these problems facing our american culture. Our dependency of the Internet, our pride, and our self image.

Essay | Updated Aug 15, 2013 | Reads: 5 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: America,Essay,Young,Writer,My,Thoughts

keisha_gamman

Abandoned Houses Abandoned Horses

By Keisha Gamman  (booksie.com)

twin poems about the decay of housing and transportation

Poetry | Updated Aug 14, 2013 | Reads: 8 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
Tags: America,Housing,Culture,Poetry,Meditative,Creepy

Milagro

By Brm123  (booksie.com)

28 year old Arturo Ramirez is deported from the United States and sent back to his homeland Milagro. To the Gringo tourist it is very beautiful country in both nature and culture, but to Arturo's eyes it is stained with greed, hypocrisy, and corruption. But maybe this time Arturo might climb out...

Novel | Updated Aug 3, 2013 | Reads: 2 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Crime,Gangs,Latin,America,Drugs,Gang,War,Cartels,Corruption

bernadette_greene

Vainglorious: The Ties That Bind

By Bernadette Greene  (booksie.com)

I am submitting the back cover info of my recently released book, available both as an e-book https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/128425 and in print on amazon.com

Book | Updated Aug 3, 2013 | Reads: 34 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Family,Saga,Drama,Mystery,Intrigue,Betrayal,History,Historical,Russia,America,Prohibition,Depression,Vainglorious

silver_84

Steam And Gasoline

By Silver 84  (booksie.com)

Went to a steam show today with my Briggs and Stratton WM from the 1930's. I really enjoyed it, but it was bittersweet, because I know in our stupid society, all these beautiful things will be destroyed, blamed for global warming, which, as proven by many scientists, isn't actually happening, it...

Poetry | Updated Jul 27, 2013 | Reads: 45 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 4
Tags: Old,Steam,Engine,Tractor,John,Deere,International,Harvester,Frick,Oliver,Case,Briggs,And,Stratton,Gasoline,America

Search For The Queen

By Tucker Haase  (booksie.com)

An unfinished story of pirates in search of the Queen Anne's Revenge, the famous ship sailed by the infamous Black Beard. Not sure when I'll get around to finishing it, but enjoy none-the-less.

Short Story | Updated Jul 18, 2013 | Reads: 53 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 3
Tags: Pirates,Black,Beard,Edward,Teach,Queen,Anne's,Revenge,Rum,East,Side,America,Legends,Captain,Seafaring

A White Rose- Part 1.

By Isabelle Ambre  (booksie.com)

Having grown up in a muslim country (UAE), I find the racism toward muslims in America to be particularly harmful. This is the first part of three of my short story.

Short Story | Updated Jul 15, 2013 | Reads: 29 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: Islam,Muslim,Palestine,America,New,York,Racism

carol_frazee

Elizabeth's Journey

By Carol Frazee  (booksie.com)

Fifteen year-old, Elizabeth and her brother, Jacob, set out for the city to find work to help financially support their family after the crop failures of 1846 & 1847. As the shy, dutiful daughter, Elizabeth sees this as an ideal opportunity to become self-sufficient and to escape, with a bit of...

Book | Updated Jul 10, 2013 | Reads: 11 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Elizabeth,Journey,Historical,Love,America,Family

browneyedsoul511

It's Independence Day

By Browneyedsoul511  (booksie.com)

A lot of people have the wrong idea about Puerto Rico. Many (well, the ones who know a little about the story) think we want to be part of the Union just because of the money. Many say we can't be a state because we're Latino, we speak Spanish, in other words... "inferior". Well, Puerto Rico...

Poetry | Updated Jul 10, 2013 | Reads: 12 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 3
Tags: Freedom,Independence,Day,Oppression,Bullying,Heartbreak,Struggle,End,Puerto,Rico,America,Justice,Equality

calsjoy

Pledging Our Life To...?

By Calsjoy  (booksie.com)

Life is found in Jesus, not worldly things

Miscellaneous | Updated Jul 2, 2013 | Reads: 4 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: America,Pledge,Flag,Allegiance,God,Faith,Love,Liberty,Freedom,Usa,World

tyler_maciel

High School Troubles

By Tyler Maciel  (booksie.com)

A story about the 50's friendship and school life.

Short Story | Updated Jul 2, 2013 | Reads: 92 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: 1950s,Teens,Short,Story,Smoking,Russia,America,School,Vodka

Skull And Crossbones

By Dvanderfin  (booksie.com)

Nadif, a Somali Pirate, finds himself under interrogation by an American Colonel, Webb. The interrogation process reveals each character's broken past and uncovers the complexities of the situation in Somalia for Somalians and Americans alike.

Short Story | Updated Jun 26, 2013 | Reads: 46 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Somalia,Pirates,Somali,Interrogation,America,Water,Boarding,Torture

Long Way From Home (Sonnet)

By Scholesy3  (booksie.com)

Poem about my move to the big US of A.

Poetry | Updated Jun 19, 2013 | Reads: 14 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: Sport,Soccer,Football,Usa,America,Home,Leaving,Moving,Immigrating,Homesick,God,Faith,Prayer

jcd5

Free Falling

By Jcd5  (booksie.com)

25,000 feet in the air, First Lieutenant Jonathan

Short Story | Updated Jun 17, 2013 | Reads: 173 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 2
Tags: Action,America,Falling,Sky,Marine,Russia


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