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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • Pigsquealia And The Biggest Cabbage

    by Elisa Fleener
    Pigsquealia lives on Fine Friendly Farm in Palmer, Alaska, where the sun shines almost 24 hours a day and vegetables grow to enormous proportions! Pigsquealia was born with only a squeal and not an oink. He is proud of his squeal until he shares it with the other farm animals, and they bully him away. Ashamed Pigsquealia hides in the cabbage patch and promises himself to never squeal again. But thieves show up that night to steal the biggest cabbage (that Farmer Fine was planning to enter into t... more
  • Simon's Rocket to the Moon

    by Stephen G. Bowling

    The solar system is full of mystery. Can one curious feathered friend build a way to explore space?

    Simon loves gazing up at the night sky. As he stares at the brightly shining moon, the little bird wonders what kind of friends he might make up there… and if they have ice cream. So he comes up with the brilliant idea to construct a mighty homemade spaceship and blast off into the atmosphere.

    Sharing his grand plan with his barnyard buddies, Simon is thrille... more

  • Fantah

    by Hadiza Bagudu

    "Fantah is a simple Bororo girl from a small nomadic village in West Africa. All she ever wanted was to meet the man of her dreams, fall in love, and live happily ever after. But what she got was a blue blood with an incredible ambition and an ironclad will. He took her on a roller-coaster ride of romance, action, danger, and adventure beyond her imagination.

    This story takes you on a journey from the open grasslands of Fombina Empire through the Trans-Saharan trading routes o... more

  • Finding Chaz

    by Anisa Ashabi

    “If my life were a TV show, Chaz Humbert would be the bad guy.”

    Roxie Nazari’s had it. She’s been subjected to Chaz Humbert’s creepy come-ons and inappropriate antics for three years—and she’s not his only victim. With teachers, guidance counselors, and school administration unwilling to end the harassment, Roxie exacts revenge on an anger-fueled impulse. What she doesn’t realize is how her actions will completely change her life--and her ... more

  • Sister Liberty

    by Gregory Hill
    Their American Dream was simply to survive. It wasn’t simple. Set in 1885, and spanning from France to Indiana, Sister Liberty’s wry absurdism centers on Annie, Euphémie, & young Auguste, three French nationals drawn across the Atlantic by a combination of murderous circumstances and a chance encounter with a group of beneficent religious cultists. Things go about as well as one would expect. With its cast of obedient romantics, mystical nutbags, and adorable cynics, Sister Liberty... more
  • The Anstruther Lass

    by Vivien Carmichael
    A historical romance set in the Dundee Jute Mills in 1865. Lana, a young widow from Anstruther, works at a mill and falls in love with a Dutch sailor Stefan, the son of a rich jute trader and shipping magnate. But then, a love triangle arises that pursued wrongdoings just to acquire Lana’s love. Will Stefan be alive and safe? What happens to Lana later on? Will a pregnant Lana survive in the uncertainties of the world? Follow through the answers to these questions in “The Anstruther Lass” by... more
  • Princess Maybe and Huggybear

    by Christopher Dubs
    Princess Maybe and her best friend Huggybear live in the magical kingdom of Mandap. Huggy loves the Princess very much, but is sometimes a naughty little bear, and get his friend into trouble. Like suggesting the play Hide and Seek in places they're not supposed to go!
  • Life's Rollercoaster

    Daunted by a web of dark secrets, Michael Johnson Jr. is faced with numerous obstacles that may cost him his life. Raised in the rural streets of the Chi, where dreams become nightmares has pushed him into a life of uncertainty. As a college basketball star, he is forced to choose between his love for the court and his love for the streets.
  • Looking for Africa in America

    by Ike Okwuonu
    This book is about an African American male frustrated as a result of difficulties he encountered growing up. He found his problem common to majority of peer members of his ethnic group compared to other ethnic peer group members' experience. Johnson attributed his failure to the stripping away of the African American culture by the slave masters. He resolved to recover the "Africa" that was missing in him. Johnson traveled to his origin in Africa and embraced originality after ritualistically d... more
  • The Quadrant Conspiracy

    by James H Lewis
    As Anglo-American leaders gather to plan the defeat of Nazi Germany, Hitler orders the death of President Franklin Roosevelt to derail the conference. Brandon Armitage, a Canadian veteran of the Great War, has joined Canada’s Volunteer Guard to oversee German prisoners; it’s a role he’s undertaken to seek revenge for the death of his son during a raid on the French Coast. When one of his prisoners escapes. Armitage pursues him to a remote island above Lake Huron, where FDR is on a pre-conference... more
  • This Girl America

    by Chelsie Prince
    America Rossi has been thrown into the dark side of teenage life, unprepared. Now she must figure out her senior year goals for The Assignment, a four-year long project of goal setting and letters of reflection. But after years of unexpected heartbreak, traumatizing sexual experiences, and uncovering some harsh societal truths, she's found herself with no goals. In hopes of finding a renewed outlook, she decides to open the Freshman, Sophomore and Junior letters that were already completed for T... more
  • The Guitar Player and Other Songs of Exile

    by Jo Ann Kiser
    From the first story, about Clara Fenton's enchantment with the young man who would go past her childhood gate with his guitar and her later encounters with him, to the final tale, about Kate and Emory Corliss's return to Osier County to piece together the history of their family and visit their remaining close kin, these narratives will remind readers belonging to other landscapes what it means to rediscover their own special place. The stories will also speak to the reader about what it means ... more
  • Happy Ever After A Pandemic Tale

    by Dr Marlene MD
    Timmy Turtle, Speedy Seagull, and their friends, the unicorns, live on the beach. The pandemic is here. The beach and town are closed. Speedy Seagull loses his zoom superpower to fly superfast from the virus. There are no French fries for him to eat. They are sad and lonely. They ask their unicorn friends for help. The unicorns give them magical unicorn dust. Speedy Seagull and his friends sprinkle the unicorn dust over the beach and town. The next day, the pandemic is gone. The town and beach a... more