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  • Paint Me Fearless

    by Hallie Lee
    It’s the spring before high school and DESIREE and ROBIN have little in common. DESI, having moved to Shady Gully from Albuquerque, is miserable as she tries to adjust to small town life, while ROBIN, forever doomed at the "bottom of the popularity pyramid" is terrified she’ll never measure up. When Desi is introduced in class, Robin hates her on sight, but fate draws these two alienated girls to one another, and together they overcome mean girls, weight hang-ups, and disturbing family dynamic... more
  • Adventures of Pig and Mouse: An Unusual Friendship

    by Kelly Lenihan

    Pig isn't like most pigs. She doesn't like to roll in the mud or get dirty. She likes to watch birds and butterflies. She likes to sing and make up stories. She's a daydreamer. Mouse is a vagabond, always moving to keep safe. When events bring them together, an unlikely friendship forms as they bond over their first adventure: treasure hunting!

    Pig and Mouse formed an unusual friendship, but maybe it's not unusal at all. If you've ever witnessed a connection between ... more

  • The Whale Who Felt a Little Blue: A Picture Book About Depression

    by Isla Wynter

    Some days, Luka the blue whale doesn’t feel happy at all.

    He gets angry, he’s sad, he cries until the ocean is salty.

    His friend Jenny wants to help Luka, but how?

    Luckily, a wise mermaid might know what to do…

    This lovingly illustrated picture book gently introduces children to the symptoms of depression and gives advice on how to help others who’re feeling blue. A book not just for children.

    This book is recommended fo... more

  • Liz Estrada

    by Allen Huffstutter
    In 411 BC, Greek playwright Aristophanes penned Lysistrata. The play tells the story of a group of courageous women who devise a unique strategy for dealing with their government’s fiscal mismanagement and for ending the Peloponnesian War, which had been going on for 20 years at the time the play was first produced. Now, more than 2,400 years later, have things really changed or can we still learn from this tale? Can uppity women in the era that gave us Trump and the endless Afghan conflict p... more
  • Idiotocracy for Dummies

    by Ira Nayman

    The brave men and women of the Alternate Reality News Service risk losing their sanity (and their lunch) traveling to other universes to report on what they find there. Idiotocracy for Dummies contains news, reviews, interviews and other information from a universe where the United States of Vesampucceri is the world's leading Idiotocracy, which, as you might imagine, is government by the stupidest people. Any resemblance to a country in a universe near you is completely intentio... more

  • The Old Men Who Row Boats and Other Stories

    by David Joseph
    A collection of touching stories of extraordinary moments within the confines of ordinary lives. In this collection on love and loss, hopes and dreams, and memory and regret, The Old Men Who Row Boats and Other Stories takes the reader on an insightful journey through Spain and Portugal. These fourteen stories convey real emotion through compelling, simple language and human interaction that resonates in the authentic beauty of small moments.
  • The Ones We Leave Behind

    by Deanna Lynn Sletten

    Diane picked up her mother’s phone. “How do you feel about your mother being let out of prison today after sixty-five years?” the reporter asked. Diane stared at her mother. “My grandmother is alive?” That one phone call hurled shock waves throughout the entire family.

    1955 – Anna Bergman Craine’s life changes in an instant when she commits a crime of passion and is sentenced to life in prison. Leaving behind two young children, she is left alon... more

  • Nick’s Rainforest Adventure

    by Elliott Smith
    The second book in the Nick’s Adventures series! A PORTION OF THE PROCEEDS FROM THIS BOOK WILL BE DONATED TO THE PHILIPPINE EAGLE FOUNDATION, AN ORGANIZATION THAT HELPS TO PROTECT THE CRITICALLY ENDANGERED PHILIPPINE EAGLE FROM EXTINCTION. Nick is creating a masterpiece. He is painting a picture of his favorite bird—the critically endangered Philippine eagle. But as he paints, he drifts off to sleep... Nick dreams he is in a wild rainforest, the home of the Philippine eagle, and he ha... more
  • Gabriel, The Training of an Angel

    by Diane Rosier Miles
    Looking back on his youth from a heaven unconstrained by time, the angel Gabriel writes his memoir to recount his spiritual formation on Earth with the Hanson family. Sent in 2015 to the Philadelphia suburbs as a guardian for a grieving boy, Gabriel, himself, grows up through both sorrowful and lighthearted experiences with mortals. What does Gabriel learn from family life?
  • Portia

    by Denise Turney
    Portia is the rich, classic story of a remarkable woman who is forced to choose life after she discovers that she has breast cancer. Her career as a Chicago defense trial lawyer has long been rewarding. Not only does she win pivotal, community-changing cases, she's making good relationship investments in and out of the courtroom. Pinnacle of these welcomed changes occurs at a holiday party when Portia meets her soul mate, a loving go-getter who lives life intentionally. Career success, strong... more
  • The Moment before

    by Terence Clarke
    During the student uprising in Paris in May 1968, eleven-year-old Yvette Roman, in the company of her mother Emma, is attacked by police during a riot. Her head injuries are so severe that the operating physicians cannot be sure that she will survive. She does survive, but at the cost of her speech, and is left also with periodic severe epileptic attacks. Her epilepsy takes a very rare form that includes complicated spell-bound visions before the actual arrival of the seizure itself. At the age... more
  • The Secret Life of Rachel Barrowovski

    by Angela Anwyl
    The new girl seems too good to be true but is she all she seems to be? Share in Rachel's secret life and travel with her as her adventures and search for happiness take her around England.
  • The Witches Three Count on Me!

    by Yates Davis and Lynda Bouchard

    Nothing cures being sent to your room on Halloween night like an unexplored forest. Count on it!

    This is no ordinary night. It's Halloween and a mischievous little boy has run away from home. He takes a path through twisted forest trees and comes upon a frightful scene - three witches up to no good! They see him, too, and that's when the magic begins. How will he outsmart the witches as they try to capture him? Told in rhyme and through the prism of a child'... more

  • A Family Divided

    by Dick Parsons
    The Versailles Treaty which brought peace after the Great War (1914-18) was viewed by Adolf Hitler as humiliating and unjust, leading to his determination to make Germany great again and the Reich judenfrie (rid of the Jews). When he becomes Fuhrer in 1934, his policies affect the families of two German brothers in evermore contrasting ways. Klaus the younger is married to a Jew and their children a boy and a girl, are therefore Jewish. His brother Wolfgang's wife like him, is an Aryan and to Hi... more

    by Carrie Beamer
    Etta Litali has grown accustom to the superstitious behavior that comes along with being in an Italian family. But when her dad begins to spend his nights stealing signs from every city pole within three miles of their home, her house becomes overrun with dirty poster boards and the neighbors begin to notice. Stressed her dad will end up on Oprah as the man who hoards stolen signs, Etta distracts herself with a boy named Jordan. Despite the ban Jordan’s clique has on Etta, their connection gr... more
  • Clean Your Windows With Power Washing

    by Tru Windows
    There are a lot of ways to clean your windows, doors, and floors. But the best and fastest way of cleaning is power washing and pressure washing. Basically, people think both are the same but there is a little difference in Power and pressure washing. If you want to know more then visit our website.