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by Ken Barry"A long, long time ago, there was a faraway land." So begins the engaging and thoughtful story of mythical and vibrant friends, who happen to be horses. "The horses called this magical land their own. They played in the grass, ate the sweet, colored flowers, and drank the cool, refreshing water. No one knows why, but the strangest thing began to happen in this magical land. Some say it began with the pink horses, others say it was the blues, but before long only the young horses of t... more
by Ken BarryCavan and Walter are headed off to find life's good fortune on a colorful path filled with wizards, toads, owls and trolls. Each boy handles adversity that he faces differently. Will they find the good fortune they are looking for? This is a colorful picture book for children of all ages, and provides opportunities for conversations with adults about how to deal with bullying, and about how a positive attitude can overcome many difficulties in life.
by Ryan O'ConnorChristmas is Bobby the Bear’s favorite holiday. This Christmas, Bobby is planning on making special gifts for all his friends. While he is gathering things to make his gifts, he meets a new friend, Danny the Deer. Bobby invites Danny to his house to celebrate Christmas. When Danny arrives at the party, Bobby and all his animal friends learn that Danny does not have the same beliefs as they all do. Bobby the Bear helps his friends realize the importance of accepting someone who is different from ... more
by Diana Sherrill RichardsChanity was the beloved daughter of the Chieftain and Lady of Holdenworth. She enjoyed a happy childhood until the day raiders attacked. Vorik the merciless slew her father and enslaved her mother, Serina. After Serina's death, Chanity was alone and in Vorik's care. Who would protect her from him? She had nowhere to run, and no one to run to. Chanity was older now, and did not believe in a fairytale Knight in shining armor, but perhaps she should. Derek was a skilled warrior, born the second s... more
by C J HalbardThe strange and haunting tale of rediscovering yourself in a time of madness. A man and his adopted daughter come to Tempest Bay seeking a mystery. The world outside is aflame with anger and turmoil, but here in this tiny coastal town the old ways still hold. They take shelter with an obsessive meteorologist, in the shadow of a dark tower on the clifftops. From here they must navigate the labyrinth of small-town secrets and their own fears as a long-awaited storm approaches… Her Mad Song... more
by R.J. King
Detective Raymond Wright has spent his entire life in St. Anna, South Carolina, growing from a young boy dealing with family and societal issues to a man committed to protecting the community. Despite the harsh realities he has seen in the past, nothing has prepared him for the horrendous crimes being committed by Edmund Glass. Both the serial killer who is leaving parts of his victim around the town and the detective have roots in St. Anna, and their intertwined history begins to reveal itse... more
by Christopher ShawThe Power Line transports the reader from the villages of Lake Aurora and Saranac Lake in the years following World War I, when Prohibition and tuberculosis kept them hopping, to Montreal and a thrilling escape by canoe across the St. Lawrence River in the dead of winter. It follows the adventures of Fran Germaine, rustic builder and old-time fiddle player, and his friend Lonnie Monroe, the source for the tapes and transcriptions made in the eighties about their days working as together as bootl... more
by Danielle M. JacksonMonroe is egg-cited for the grand opening of her local community farmers market. When Monroe arrives she sees all the a-maize-ing foods. She must make a final decision that grants her peas. Lettuce Turnip at the Farmers Market makes a pearfect gift for families that encourage a sense of wonder, adore engaging new adventures, and creative entertainment!
by Jodi DeeJesse True is a normal little boy, until one day he starts changing color based on how he feels. Jesse glows different colors based on different feelings. As you follow Jesse throughout his day, see if you would feel the same if what happens to him, happened to you. Jesse is a powerful resource for parents and educators. Jesse True was created to help children learn that all feelings are OK and it's OK to feel. Jesse's "super power" is changing colors. We often associate colors with feelings,... more
by Jodi DeeThe Little Green jacket a story based on true events about a little green jacket that travels through the lives of different children, who live in very different places, and ends up on the other side of the world after a natural disaster. Find out how the little green jacket experiences being a donation and the importance, power, and magic of giving! The Little Green Jacket showcases the culture of donations, how it impacts lives, and that simple acts of kindness can change the world. "An amazin... more
by Jodi DeeWhen Zafera goes to school for the first time, all the children laugh and tease. But, Zafera does not understand so she just smiles. A beautiful story about shining bright no matter what, because our differences are our greatest gifts. And if you do, others will eventually see. Now available on Amazon! Zafera is a normal, beautiful little girl, yet she often has dirt on her hands and twigs in her hair. When Zafera goes to school for the first time, all the children stare and tease. Find out how ... more
by Moreen Littrell
What would you do if your life turned upside down in a New York minute?
Pink-slipped at 9 a.m. and hit by a drunk driver by midnight, 24-year-old aspiring actress, Eve Foster, moves to Manhattan where Pavlos (her 38-year-old boyfriend), lives. Just one problem. He doesn’t remember inviting her. He’s been forgetting a lot since the accident. And so, Eve arrives in New York City, ghosted. From the moment she touches down (with a broken wedding ring fing... more
by Martha Carver HarrisFaye is an overweight Sunday school teacher of Persian extraction with a dog walking business and no self-esteem. Mysterious dreams play on her ancestral links to the Parthian Empire and an elite priestly class known as the magi. Faye is, in fact, a link to the ancient group of men who followed the Star to Bethlehem. But she ignores that and doggedly pursues modern-day progressive causes like animal rights and climate change. Quite by accident she meets Sebastian, an intelligent and irresistible... more
by Chelsea Britain
Nora Novak knows cuttlefish.
Actually, Nora knows a lot of species. She can name every shark, whale, eel, and Ohioian turtle (among others).
She's not as committed with humans.
But she's only been in her lab for a little over a decade. How much could she have missed?
As she's wrapping up her postdoc, Nora's carefully-balanced ecosystem is in crisis. Her maze-navigating cuttlefish are retiring. Polyester shorts are no longer "in." Somewhere alo... more
by Eric SchumacherThis brief novella is set a single day in the life of its narrator, ninety-five-year-old Lottie Barnes, now living in a care facility in her native Iowa. Restrained by the physical trappings of old age and cognitive decline, she struggles to comprehend her present surroundings. Nevertheless, her life story unfolds as she remembers key moments from her past with sharp clarity. This exploration of the expansive interior life of an elderly character near-death is a tender, sensitive, and quietly ly... more
by J.L. DupontFifty years have gone by since Samuel Bernard sailed with Napoleon Bonaparte to conquer Egypt. Now, on the eve of his retirement from the Paris Mint, the ailing Samuel is sorting through his personal papers and mementoes, deciding what is innocent enough to keep for posterity and what should be destroyed.As the old documents pass through his hands, he struggles to come to terms with the past and the two secrets he carried with him from Egypt. One he swore never to reveal; and one he never had th... more