Category Archives: Social & Online Media

Personal Foul

The media has often speculated and sports fans have debated, but until now no one has known the real story. Personal Foul takes an in-depth look at former NBA referee Tim Donaghy and the betting scandal that rocked professional basketball. This is the decisive book that reveals exactly what was done and how it all happened. Which games were affected and how? Did referees target particular players or teams? Just how much did the NBA know and when? How did the mafia get involved? The book answers […]

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All the Women in My Family Sing

All the Women in My Family Sing tells the sometimes raw, always illumining stories of women of color in today’s political climate. Sixty-eight authors in total–African American, Asian American, Chicana, Native American, Cameroonian, South African, British and LGBTQI–these voices broaden cross-cultural understanding and contribute to building bridges to understanding how very alike we are in the daily experiences of life. No other anthology offers the wide spectrum of stories about cultural identity, migration, sexuality, illness, racism and generosity from such illustrious voices, includingAmerica Ferrera on her powerful […]

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Agents of the Realm – Volume 1 Soft Cover

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American History Unbound

American History Unbound is a survey of the United States from its beginnings to the present, as revealed by Asian American and Pacific Islander history as opposed to European history. This is a work of history and anti-history, a narrative that fundamentally transforms our understanding of U.S. history, while remaining an accessible and clear text for students. It is filled with engaging stories and themes that draw attention to key theoretical and historical interpretations. Amongst other reinterpretations it positions Asians and Pacific Islanders within a larger history […]

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Asian Americans

Primary historical sources cover the response to Chinese immigration in the nineteenth century, the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II, and the status of Asian Americans after 1965 GBS_insertEmbeddedViewer(“izYwmgEACAAJ”, 500,400);

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American Like Me

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER From award-winning actress and political activist America Ferrera comes a vibrant and varied collection of first-person accounts from prominent figures about the experience of growing up between cultures. America Ferrera has always felt wholly American, and yet, her identity is inextricably linked to her parents’ homeland and Honduran culture. Speaking Spanish at home, having Saturday-morning-salsa-dance-parties in the kitchen, and eating tamales alongside apple pie at Christmas never seemed at odds with her American identity. Still, she yearned to see that identity reflected […]

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Wembley and Beyond

Barry Briggs was born in New Zealand in 1934. He won the World Individual Speedway Championship four times – in 1957, 1958, 1964 and 1966. He appeared in a record 17 consecutive World Individual finals (1954-1970) and a record 18 in all, during which he scored a record 201 points. He also won the London Riders’ Championship in 1955 whilst riding for the Wimbledon Dons. He’s a six-time winner of the British Championship, winning his first final in 1961 and then dominated the 60s by winning in […]

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A Belle in Brooklyn

As the go-to girl for relationship and dating advice, this real life Carrie Bradshaw and editor at Essence magazine shares the what-to-dos and what-not-to-dos for fabulous single living. LIVE A FABULOUS SINGLE LIFE! Are you stressed about meeting “the one,” getting “the ring,” and exchanging “I dos” at the altar? Do you feel frustrated by the seeming lack of relationship-worthy guys? Would you date yourself right now? Move over, Carrie Bradshaw! Dating and relationships guru Demetria Lucas, creator of the award-winning blog A Belle in Brooklyn, celebrates […]

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Eighty Days Amber

Another scorching entry in Vina Jackson’s Eighty Days series delves into the backstory of Luba, the mysterious, blond Russian beauty who danced her way into mischief in the original trilogy In her youth, Russian dancer Luba fell for a bad man: a handsome but dangerous rare amber dealer who would disappear for months on end but expect Luba to drop everything when he called. Despite all this, Luba could not deny her attraction to the seductive Chey, but their passionate, turbulent relationship came to an end when […]

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An Ordinary Dude's Guide to Enlightenment

Beer drinkin’ dudes can be enlightened, too. While many enlightenment books suggest that a life of purity, angelic behavior, and a clean diet are required for inner peace–the truth isn’t so black and white. I was once like many seekers. On a spiritual quest to cast out my own feelings of emptiness and inadequacy. The big questions bothered me: Who am I? How can I find the inner peace I so desperately crave? What is the purpose of my life? After nearly a half decade search for […]

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