|Source Title||Author||Description||Free sample|
|DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN EVOLUTION - Grace||Rae Binstock||
A reminder of all the time, energy, and blood that went into making change in the 20th century...and needs to go into change now.
|ETERNAL FLAME - Edna||Melanie Payne||
Edna is NOT going to let her in-laws cut her out of her beloved husband’s burial arrangements.
|ETERNAL FLAME - Maud||Melanie Payne||
Maud refuses to let her sister-in-law get “top billing” on her dear brother’s gravestone—even if it means a brawl at the cemetery.
|FAKE - A Trusted Name - Roman||Carmen Peláez||
Roman justifies the methods he has employed to make a place for himself and Cuban Art in the world’s elite art market.
|FAKE - Andy Warhol's Brillo Boxes - Juan||Carmen Peláez||
Juan shares a story about Andy Warhol’s Brillo boxes as proof that secrets can sometimes be more valuable than profits.
|FAKE - The Seamstress - Camila||Carmen Peláez||
Camila describes the seemingly humble sketch drawn by her aunt, the famous Cuban Artist Amelia Peláez, that brought her into the elite art scene.
|FAKE - Youth and Beauty - Margaret||Carmen Peláez||
Paintings teach Margaret that none of us are immune to the whims of fate.
|FAR NORTH - To Act Human - Phyllis||Victoria Z. Daly||
Phyllis reveals a secret about one of her children -- and how it has forever changed her marriage.
|HOW BLOOD GO - Strong - Didi||Lisa Langford||
Didi explains what it's like to rot from the inside while appearing strong on the outside.
|RUM AND COKE - What Makes Beautiful? - Camila||Carmen Peláez||
What makes beautiful, beautiful?
|TEEN READING PROGRAM - Marnie||Judith Pratt||
Like, why do I have to read? Why can’t I just, you know, Google it? Or watch it on a DVD?
|THE REFLECTION POOL - My Father, The Poet - Kate||Nancy Geyer||
Kate makes a surprising discovery about her abusive father.
|THE REFLECTION POOL ADDENDUM - It Was a Privilege - Sarah||Nancy Geyer||
Sarah, still missing her dad, feels it was privilege to care for him when he became older.
|THE REFLECTION POOL ADDENDUM - Pathological - Justine||Nancy Geyer||
At age 40, Justine still feels the pain from her lying father’s lack of attention.
|THIS HAPPENED ONCE AT THE ROMANCE DEPOT OFF THE I-87 IN WESTCHESTER - On Fire - Beth||Gina Femia||
Beth explains how one of her students accidentally set her on fire.