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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • Black Volta

    by Pete KJ
    A murderer returns to Africa, seeking atonement for killing an innocent. Now that Carlos has emptied out his life, his past torments him. He can’t go forward until he goes back—to Ghana—to own up to crimes he committed as a young man. A woman escapes poverty in Africa, but is trapped in a life supporting those she left behind. Liz left Ghana and is now a successful career woman in the USA. Freed from the daily oppression of scarcity, she remains under the vice-grip power of her hoarding... more
  • The Exarch's Son: Heraclius of Carthage Battles the False Emperor

    by Matthew Jordan Storm
    Seventy years after the fall of the West, the Emperor Justinian and General Belisarius had nearly stitched the Empire back together when the Black Plague hit, killing half Rome's citizens, bringing the Empire to her knees and evil to Caesar's throne. “The Exarch’s Son” follows the tale of Heraclius, son of the Exarch of Carthage, born into this humbled Rome, and his quest to rescue the Empire from the clutches of the tyrant Emperor Phocas. Young Heraclius sails to Constantinople to confront Phoc... more
  • All About the Benjamins

    by Zev Good

    Meet the Benjamins.


    It has been less than a year since Susan Benjamin succumbed to cancer and her family has yet to come to terms with her death—and their own secrets. Her daughter Amy, reeling from a divorce, struggles to parent her teenaged son without controlling him as Susan had controlled Amy. Her son Adam, thirtysomething and gay, feels untethered in his mother’s absence and drifts through a series of unrewarding jobs and relationships even though he craves love and stabil... more

  • Not-Quite-Supermodel

    by Kathy Tong

    Not-Quite-Supermodel follows Alex Emmerson’s quest for stardom. Alex is painfully awkward, exquisitely unfashionable, and she’s never fit in anywhere. When a smooth-talking model scout discovers her slicing fish at a Canadian Safeway, she offers Alex the chance at a career she never knew she wanted. 

    Armed with a suitcase full of neuroses, Alex sets off to reinvent herself in the Big Apple. Buyer beware: it’s a runway to hell but perdition does have its perks.&nbs... more

  • Blue Moon

    by Jenny Knipfer
    The year is 1885, and unwed Vanessa Gulet must surrender her newborn son to her married twin sister, Valerie, to raise. A seed of bitterness grows in Vanessa. When the opportunity arises for her to have what she’s always wanted, Vanessa takes it despite the consequences to her family, getting more than she bargained for. Meanwhile, Valerie, overcome with loss and grief, faces the diagnosis of multiple sclerosis. Will she and her husband forge through their trials, or will life’s upsets cause ... more
  • Ruby Moon

    by Jenny Knipfer
    Ruby Moon embodies a tale of grief, guilt, greed, and redemption. During the mid 1890’s, Jenay, a young woman of mixed French and Ojibwe descent, must survive the trauma of causing a horrific accident. She must find where her strength lies in order to face the challenges life brings her or be washed away like driftwood on the tumultuous shores of Lake Superior. Life’s richest dramas play out under the banner of two ruby colored moons and become the hidden gems which forge her into a mature stron... more
  • Building Towers by Rolling Dice

    by Logan Rosenstein
    Building Towers by Rolling Dice tells a story about a boy named Tyler as he navigates a series of life altering moments, forcing him to face his anxiety and depression head on. It takes the reader inside his head as he weighs his social choices, attempts to mask his pain from devastating loss, and face the hard choice of getting psychotherapy and taking anti-depressants. Originally written as the author's gift of his privacy for a loved one facing similar struggles, it attacks hard to discus... more
  • A Shadow Beyond

    by Emma-Nicole Lewis
    Set in the present and during 1665 – 1666, when plague broke out in the Peak District village of Eyam, A Shadow Beyond is a moving and chilling story of sacrifice, love, obsession and tragedy. Lost in the folds of time, behind one village's brave sacrifice, is the tragic and chilling secret of Thornycroft Hall.... Locked away in the top quarters of Thornycroft, a large house on the edge of the historic village of Eyam, is a centuries old secret. Escaping the chaos of a complicated break... more
  • Social Work

    by Thomas Duffy
    Social Work is Thomas Duffy's seventh book. It is a moving story about a young man named Marc who meets a social worker named Lauren after his attempt at suicide. This story is an exploration of the bond between Marc and Lauren and the problems they face in trying to overcome the obstacles both of them experience trying to achieve their own personal happiness. It is set in New York City.
  • Lucky Dogs: Shake Paws

    by Cody L Clark
    Mayor Ruby has a problem in Dogwood. It's the quietest and most peaceful place on earth, until a new hound arrives in town. Wiley, creates uproar. Will Mayor Ruby find a way to keep the peace in Dogwood without upsetting the new resident?
  • Addicted to Hate

    by Lucia Mann
    I am the victim of a parent, elder abuse, and until now I have been embarrassed to tell anyone, even the people closest to me … shamed silence and want to share my story through this book.
  • Lord Santa's Review

    by Sarah Mirza
    Ash is a Light Warrior who reports to Santa's Grotto after a three year absence to undertake her review. Expecting to be in disgrace, instead she finds herself totally unprepared for the reception. Her review brings surprises and Ash learns about her own levels of power and connection higher than she had ever understood. Perhaps she is much, much more than the maverick she is considered to be? She must learn to stand with her powers. When Santa enters the Collective Stream of Consciousness and d... more
  • A Sun Drenched Elsewhere (The Zoya Septet Book 4)

    by Murray Pura
    Yura's total existence has had a rough start. His mother's breakdown, his brother's chronic illness and his father's physical abuse have turned his 24/7 into a quest for healing on every level imaginable – mental, emotional, spiritual. But where will the healing come from? Choi Jeans, the tattooed CrossFit Goth who believes his destiny lies in the zodiac? Zoryana, the six-two goddess and jazz dancer who thinks her love and a condo in Europe should do the trick? Or what about his Uncle Nazar, ... more
  • How to deal when Facebook is not working properly?

    by Sara Abo
    These days Facebook is all in trend and it has the capacity to keep you engaged throughout the day.
  • Dreams

    by Demetrius Jefferson
    He had a crippling case of love at first sight. Chrissie Edwards was a billionaire’s daughter and everything about her screamed “The Next It Girl”. Being around her was nothing short of being accompanied by royalty. She handled herself like a purebred debutante, and she always looked the part. Though Chrissie was unlike any one person he had ever met. Approaching Chrissie had identical pressure as to going to a cotillion. She was complex, smarter than you or I will ever give her credit for. S... more
  • The Adventures of PhilAnThropy

    by Linda McNay

    The Adventures of PhilAnThropy introduces readers to young friends Phil, An and Thropy as they embark on an adventure in philanthropy upon realizing their new friend needs a special chairlift to enjoy the neighborhood pool. When their combined allowances and birthday money are not enough, they launch a kid-friendly fundraising campaign with the support of friends, family and neighbors. During their journey, the friends learn that while each may only be able to contribute a little, they can ma... more