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by Levi RogersFleeing from ever present wildfires and the threat of the Yellowstone Supervolcano erupting, Lee, Becca, and their daughter Analise embark on a road-trip through the state of Utah to a wedding in Zion National Park. Set in the not-too-distant-future, Utah! is a novel about climate change and the intricacies of relationships—between family, partners, religious structures, nature, and the American West. Featuring a litany of intriguing Utah residents including ex and current Mormons, doomsday prep... more
by Wesson RenickThis novel takes place during the spring of 2020, a period in which toilet paper was in short supply, restaurants and bars shut their doors, and a great many tactile experiences were abruptly deemed unsafe. Not content to stay home and binge-watch television, one wealthy man saw the shutdown as an opportunity to party, and the means that he went to see his plan through would have a disastrous effect on countless lives.
by James Anhalt
In 1979 an ambitious state attorney-general contrives a plot to unseat an indiscreet governor. A somewhat innocent banker ensnarled in a midlife crisis, is caught in the crosshairs. As the Road Narrows portrays one poor decision and the media hysteria that drastically changed innocent lives. It is humorous, yet insightful. Filled with the conflicts that plagued America in the 1970s, shifting views on morality, social responsibility, political shenanigans, and clashing viewpoi... more
by Jayme BeanDr. Julia Morrow and her graduate students, David and Marisol, embark on a research trip to explore a remote section of the Amazon rainforest. When their trails seem to change direction at will and they find themselves lost and without communication, the trio worry they may be in for more than just the latest scientific discovery. Banding together, they’re left deciding which is more important - finding out how to escape the unexpected horrors lurking within the rainforest or getting back home i... more
by Ruth MohrmanChristina of Markyate was a gifted twelfth-century English woman, whose visions brought her local fame and who once owned the renowned St Albans Psalter. As a young girl she refused the sexual advances of the Bishop of Durham and ran away from home rather than consummate a forced marriage. Christina was hidden for years by rural hermits, developed a passionate attachment for one of her rescuers, and finally achieved the religious life she had always wanted, as a Prioress. The Abbot of St Albans ... more
by Bob CartmillIn 1787 the British government commenced a program of shipping their convicts to an unexplored wilderness on the other side of the globe. When two brothers are wrongly convicted of a crime, they find themselves shipped away as members of a mass of exiles consigned to building a new colony. Their very different personalities and outlooks will take them on two different paths as they and their families seek to cope with both societal oppression and physical survival. The convicts endure mistreat... more
by Stefan Cooke"Lost Island" was Barbara Follett’s third and last novel. It tells the story of Jane Carey, a young woman from Maine whose character and philosophy bear a striking similarity to her creator’s. A lover of woods and mountains, Jane finds herself working in a dusty New York office during the early years of the Great Depression. Her job is dull, her friends are in trouble, and she yearns for adventure. She finds it on a schooner anchored in the harbor, which soon whisks her away to… where? Jane d... more
by Mark Schreiber
The Twitter President chronicles the rise and fall of a populist chief executive in his own bombastic, scurrilous tweets.
Carl Rumble is a narcissistic entrepreneur from Boston who made his fortune building bridges. But as a reactionary presidential candidate he promises to build walls. Walls between countries, between allies, between genders, races and religions, dividing and conquering until no one is left to challenge him.
Yet in his increasing paranoia he believe... more
by Tori BloodworthShow your little one that you love them a latte with this adorable children's book about what's near and dear to your heart - them. And, of course, coffee! This is perfect for the coffee-loving caregiver, teacher or parent in your life.
by Tilly Turbet
Elephant Toothpaste... submarines... rockets and a chase across the lakes of England. This book follows the adventures of Hannah and George as they find themselves on an unexpected adventure with their scientific Aunt Rosalind. When she disappears, they must protect her biggest scientific discovery from two scientists intent on stealing it as their own.
A fun and enjoyable STEM tale from an exceptional author.
by Kathryn Lee-BennettCherry the mouse loves her special job of making mint tea. But when a lemongrass-loving grouse introduces a new blend, Cherry worries that she's no longer needed. If they think creatively, maybe they can discover a way to be better together!
by Jessica James
Honor and conviction clash with loyalty and love in this epic Civil War love story that pits brother against brother. Shades of Gray chronicles the clash of a Confederate cavalry officer with a Union spy as they defend their beliefs, their country, and their honor.
Shades of Gray Civil War Serial Trilogy consists of three books: Duty Bound, Honor Bound, and Glory Bound.
What Readers Are Saying About Shades of Gray:
“It is a book that I... more
by Nick PadronNick Padron's SOULS IN EXILE is a collection of short fiction composed of a novella, a novelette, and seven short stories. "Sylvia's Island," a novelette-length tale of women banding together to take on the World of Men "Papa's Bastard Son," magical realism about a Cuban man whose mother left him an unpublished manuscript by 'Papa,' yes, the famous one. ( Perhaps, one of the most celebrated shorts in this book, published in over a dozen literary magazines and print collections, including Calli... more
by Vincent KellyA beautifully illustrated picture book that encourages kids to celebrate our cultural differences around the world. All People Are Beautiful teach children to celebrate the people around them for who they are and that our differences are what unite us!
by Jacqueline HodderEscaping from a failed relationship, Kathleen Devine flees to an isolated lighthouse off the Australian coastline. Taking up the position of Head Teacher to the lighthouse keepers' children, she is quickly ensnared in the lives of those marooned on the lonely outpost and soon realises no-one can escape their past. When the fearsome Head Lightkeeper, Mr Johannsson, forms an unlikely friendship with the daughter of one of the keepers, it threatens to destroy their fragile peace. Can Kathleen find ... more
by Elyssa Nicole TrustWhen Daisy Mae and her family move from England to America, Daisy is teased because of her British accent. Overwhelmed by the many words and phrases that are different, Daisy wants to speak just like her American classmates. Follow Daisy’s journey as she learns that her uniqueness is something to honor and celebrate. You may even learn a few new words along the way.