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  • A Rainbow Like You

    BEST BC BOOKS of 2020—Grant Lawrence, Award-winning author & CBC personalityONE OF THE GREAT ROCK & ROLL STORIES—Eric Alper, Sirius XM host and music criticDEFTLY CRAFTED AND IMPRESSIVELY ORIGINAL—Mid West Book ReviewA rock star. A runaway. The most unexpected journey.Adrian ‘Jazzer’ Johnson’s gilded rock and roll career is the stuff of legend. From out of the dive bars of Long Beach, this high ... Read more

    $3.99 USD

  • An Imperial Death

    by Rob Shelsky ...
    Earth, locked into a degrading status quo by the Five Races, aliens determined to watch earth's civilization rot from within. But when Kavin Dubaire travels to the planet Tiartha, one of the few colonies allowed Earth, he makes a momentous discovery about the aliens. Then a new alien race triggers an interstellar war. For Kavin, Deidre von Holstead, and the whole human race, all bets are now off! ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • Fences

    by August Wilson ...
    From legendary playwright August Wilson comes the powerful, stunning dramatic bestseller that won him critical acclaim, including the Tony Award for Best Play and the Pulitzer Prize.Troy Maxson is a strong man, a hard man. He has had to be to survive. Troy Maxson has gone through life in an America where to be proud and black is to face pressures that could crush a man, body and soul. But the ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • The Captive Stage

    Performance and the Proslavery Imagination of the Antebellum North

    series Theater: Theory/Text/Performance
    In The Captive Stage, Douglas A. Jones, Jr. argues that proslavery ideology remained the dominant mode of racial thought in the antebellum north, even though chattel slavery had virtually disappeared from the region by the turn of the nineteenth century—and that northerners cultivated their proslavery imagination most forcefully in their performance practices. Jones explores how multiple ... Read more

    $23.79 USD

  • Who Is He To You

    Simone, Jessica, and Ryan are all fighting for love. But when love involves incest, self-mutilation, drug-addiction, and murder, will they continue fighting or will they escape before it’s too late? Experience their emotional journey through to the shocking end where they will experience injury, imprisonment, and death while crafting new lives from the ashes of their ruination. ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • Mr. Burns and Other Plays

    by Anne Washburn ...
    "One of the most spectacularly original plays in recent memory."—Entertainment Weekly"Fascinating and hilarious . . . With each of its three acts, Mr. Burns grows grander."—Village Voice"When was the last time you met a new play that was so smart it made your head spin? . . . Mr. Burns has arrived to leave you dizzy with the scope and dazzle of its ideas . . . with depths of feeling to match its ... Read more

    $14.39 USD

  • The Piano Lesson

    by August Wilson ...
    Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama and winner of the New York Drama Critics Circle Award for Best Play, this modern American classic is about family, and the legacy of slavery in America.August Wilson has already given the American theater such spell-binding plays about the black experience in 20th-century America as Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, Joe Turner's Come and Gone, and the Pulitzer Prize ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Behind a Veil of Darkness

    by David Tyra ...
    series Behind a Veil of Darkness #1
    How does a part-time college student/full-time construction worker survive an outbreak of Rage Virus? Behind a veil of darkness. Follow Michael Moore as he struggles to survive in a world of ultra-violence. How will he deal with the paralyzing fear? Can he trust others? Will the government come to the rescue, or is it being consumed by power hungry politicians, after all, how many times have we ... Read more

    Free

  • Hamilton

    The Revolution

    A backstage pass to the groundbreaking, hit musical Hamilton, winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and Eleven Tony Awards, including Best Musical, including the award-winning libretto, behind-the-scenes photos and interviews, and exclusive footnotes from composer-lyricist-star Lin-Manuel Miranda, now streaming on Disney+ with the original cast.Lin-Manuel Miranda's groundbreaking musical ... Read more

    $21.99 USD

  • Out of the Ashes

    series Out of Africa #1
    LOVE FORGED IN FIRE & FOUNDED ON FAITHJohn Brandt is a man on the edge of professional burnout and personal self-destruction. Can the sweet innocence of the new neighbor help Johnny find the peace he has been seeking so desperately?Fragile Catherine Kavanagh is grieving and alone with nothing but faith and determination to sustain her. Will the boyish charm of the neighborhood Cassanova be able to ... Read more

    Free

  • Abundant Rain - (Rain Series - Book 2)

    series Rain Series #2
    Elizabeth Underwood is bold, vivacious, and confident— and her life is about to be turned upside down. As far as Elizabeth is concerned, the Underwoods are the poster family for God's blessings. She has two beautiful children and an elegant home. Her husband is the CEO of his own technical consulting firm, and he truly loves her. When the storms of life interrupt Elizabeth's world, will she become ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • Latter Rain (Rain Series - Book 3)

    series Rain Series #3
    Hustling wasnt easy, but Isaac did his best. He ruled the underworld like a predator a self made CEO of the streets. But one woman dared to show him a better way. Her way changed all the rules. Now, all Isaac wants is to live for God and win back his babys mama, Nina Lewis. But when the past catches up with Isaac, and tragedy creeps in his back door all bets are off. Can a hustler change his ways ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • The Mountaintop

    by Katori Hall ...
    series Modern Classics
    Exactly one year ago, I stood in that crumbling pulpit in Riverside and shouted that this war would be our own violent undoing, freedom's suicide . . . Well, I'll tell you, there weren't too many Amens that Sunday. But who is a man who does not speak his mind? He is not a man, but I am a man.The night before his assassination, King retires to room 306 in the now-famous Lorraine Motel after giving ... Read more

    $12.79 USD

  • Clybourne Park

    A Play

    by Bruce Norris ...
    Clybourne Park spans two generations fifty years apart. In 1959, Russ and Bev are selling their desirable two-bedroom at a bargain price, unknowingly bringing the first black family into the neighborhood (borrowing a plot line from Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun) and creating ripples of discontent among the cozy white residents of Clybourne Park. In 2009, the same property is being ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Smoke Screen

    Lauren, Ryan, and Simone meet again after the tragedy that brought them all together ten years ago. A serial killer is on the loose in Detroit, murdering men and leaving her mark, and each of these women has a motive to kill. Simone, a sexual abuse survivor and advocate for young girls, has begun to heal her wounds over the past ten years, but she is still trying to reclaim her life. Her mother, ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • The Crucible

    by Arthur Miller ...
    A haunting examination of groupthink and mass hysteria in a rural communityThe place is Salem, Massachusetts, in 1692, an enclave of rigid piety huddled on the edge of a wilderness. Its inhabitants believe unquestioningly in their own sanctity. But in Arthur Miller's edgy masterpiece, that very belief will have poisonous consequences when a vengeful teenager accuses a rival of witchcraft—and then ... Read more

    $7.99 USD

  • Escape From Hades

    by Aaron Pery ...
    In a time when Biblical ethics are enforced by the devil, William and Janet die when his jealous wife finds them in bed and kills them. To their surprise, they pay for their infidelity harshly by being sent to Hades for all eternity.Unable to accept their harsh sentences, they finally escape when they find a chink in Hades security. They return back to Los Angeles to start a new life again. ... Read more

    $3.99 USD

  • Katori Hall Plays One

    Hoodoo Love; Saturday Night/Sunday Morning; The Mountaintop; Hurt Village

    by Katori Hall ...
    series Contemporary Dramatists
    An important new voice for African-American theatre, Katori Hall explores the lives of black and often invisible Americans with vivid language, dynamic narratives and richly textured characterisation.Hoodoo Love is Hall's debut play, a tale of love, magic, jealousy and secrets in 1930s Memphis, written in vivid language which captures the spirit of the Blues.Saturday Night/Sunday Morning is set in ... Read more

    $23.09 USD

  • My Son's Wife

    First Lady Audrey Graham believes she’s found the perfect woman to become her son, Minister Stiles Graham’s wife. Sweet, sensitive, kind, and of course a fine Christian girl, Audrey couldn’t ask more of lovely Rena Jackson. But skeletons fall from the closet when Audrey and Stiles discover that Rena is in love and committed to the troubled, rebellious, ex-con, Frankie. My Son’s Wife is more than a ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • Worm Sign

    by Rob Shelsky ...
    The world teeters on the brink of a nuclear holocaust. Time is running out. And for Roddy and Lacey, two physicists, their attempts to find an escape through a wormhole just aren't working. For some reason, they only open onto other universes already in the throes of nuclear anhiliation. Strange attractors are at work, but how and why? Lacey and Roddy must find the answers soon or die trying. ... Read more

    $0.99 USD

  • Ancient Enemies

    by Rob Shelsky ...
    Demons? Spirit Elementals? All stuff of Native American legends and fantasies, right? But not near Sedona, Arizona, when two teenagers discover a hidden cave and a strange mummy. One of them decides to use ancient practices to try and revive the hideous thing. However, the results are far more than these guys ever anticipated when something very strange and dangerous occurs! ... Read more

    $0.99 USD

  • Cry Of A Distant Child

    by Rob Shelsky ...
    The Message came first. The God Gates followed. Anyone passing through them would become creatures of purest energy, immortal. The Ultimate Mind promised this. For some, there was the problem of still wanting to have children. The God gates couldn't accommodate such. So, should these people stay behind, amidst a collapsing civilization? Or should they surrender, and bring about childhood's end? ... Read more

    $0.99 USD

  • Are You Positive?

    by Stephen Davis ...
    series HIV/AIDS #2
    Ripped from the headlines of today's news, "Are You Positive?" is a fictitious courtroom drama in the style of John Grisham. 26-year-old Tyree Johnson stands accused of first degree murder in Greenville, South Carolina. But his murder weapon is not a gun or a knife; it's HIV. “Everyone diagnosed HIV-Positive absolutely must read this book. The rest of us should too.” - Dr. Goddard, CO. ... Read more

    Free

  • Penelope: A Novel of New Amsterdam

    by Jim McFarlane ...
    A Tale of Adventure in Colonial America Inspired by the True Story of Penelope Stout.    In 1640s Amsterdam, the richest city in Europe, near-penniless Penelope dreams of voyaging to America to search for her merchant-father who disappeared on a secretive get-rich-quick scheme. To voyage requires a husband or guardian. Matthew, her betrothed, dreams of finding a new home in America for his ... Read more

    $6.99 USD