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by Jimmy StalikasIt was a cold day in December. But unknown to many, the chaos were boiling beneath the tracks. This day was like any other day, people commuting from the city, from places as far as Albany and New Jersey and Washington DC, but mostly from the five boroughs where most businesses were getting ready for another day, cursing the MTA for them getting to work late and flipping on the news as they get home. Hey, if they were late for work cause of track work, well, that's a part of living in the city. ... more
by Natch GreyesWhen Victor Fugo boarded the ship to the Island, the world was at peace. By the time he disembarks, the idea that the third world war was the last war has been shattered. Emerging from the jungle, Victor finds himself embroiled in a regional conflict set within a larger conflagration. Leading the conflagration is self-styled populist politician John Wei. Fanning the flames of rebellion, John asserts that he's just trying to do what's right for his people and cast off the yolk of the Internat... more
by Jay PerinONE MISTAKE IS ALL IT TAKES TO CHANGE THE COURSE OF HISTORY. It’s 1973. Oil wars, terrorist attacks, Watergate... Senator Temple has his hands full, maneuvering political turmoil at home and the powder keg that is the Middle East. His error allowed a criminal businessman to take over the world’s energy sector. Powerful oil dynasties—the Kingsleys, the Sheppards, and the Barronses—could help Temple fix things, but greed and old grudges thwart the alliance. Three families, their fates interl... more
by Kenneth T Jolivet
Bob used to be afraid, but now he wants to learn to fight the fears that are holding him back. Bob vows to be brave. Join Brilliant Bob as he learns to master his fear of the dark, the dentist, certain foods, and other kids so that he can live a full and happy life.
The Brilliant Bob series contains seven beautifully written and illustrated children’s books that were created specifically to support and encourage young boys. These fun books use the adventures of Brilliant Bob and h... more
by Michael Albanese“How do we reach our dreams when they seem so far away?” “You reach your dreams by reaching for the stars. Every day, trust God, work hard and be patient.” Inspired by a real-life bedtime routine between a father and his daughters, this sincere tale chronicles a man and his family as they grow together through the generations. With vivid pictures and a heartfelt story, "Reach for the Stars" is sure to capture the attention and hearts of young and old alike. Meet Edward and his daughter Eliza... more
by Michael Albanese
"It's okay to be bored sometimes. That's the perfect time to use your imagination." - Henry's Mom"
Henry gets bored sometimes. I mean, we all do. One day, when his mother takes him to the grocery store (the most boring place on earth!), Henry decides to use his imagination. And what happens next is the most incredible adventure he's ever been on! Join Henry on this unexpected journey and you, too, might just be surprised by what you find!
by RICHARD ROBBINSHana, a young Guatemalan woman who fell mute from a childhood tragedy, flees the brutal Civil War ravaging her country in search of a better life in the United States. Soon after arriving, she discovers she's pregnant, and is banished from her new home and sent to live in a Mayan community in Indiantown, Florida. There, she settles into a peaceful life of embroidery and raising her child, a daughter who turns out to be... different... and special—the kind of special that soon draws worldwide ... more
by Bunye NgeneThe Bodies That Move tells the story of a man who embarks on a journey in search of greener pastures. Abandoned by his father as a child, Nosa is forced to bear the responsibility of caring for his mother and siblings. Seeing no future in Nigeria, he is persuaded by an old schoolmate to migrate to Europe. In order to achieve this, he employs the services of smugglers. His journey takes him through many transit cities, safe houses and detention camps in Nigeria, Niger and war-torn Libya, and se... more
by Levi Huxton
It’s a hot summer Down Under and everyone’s got sex on the mind.
Eighteen year-old James has had a tough year. Having lost his mom to cancer and fought through grief to finish high school, he’s now got secret desires to contend with.
It’s Christmas in Sydney, and he’s ready to cast his worries aside for the summer holidays, a time of poolside parties, bush walks and ocean swims. But who is the seductive young man who’s mov... more
by Books ForwardBrandon Chane's life is spinning out of control. After an altercation outside a performance venue nearly proves fatal, he's feeling at the mercy of dark forces threatening to tear his life apart. Even as a gifted poet and musician, his efforts to channel pain, frustration, and thwarted love into his music may not be enough to save him. Then he meets Saul Mason, a crisis counselor with the soul of a medicine man, who insists that Brandon's life and destiny are of his own making. With Saul's w... more
by J.E. Michel“Hunny Finds a Family” is an endearing little story, told through the eyes of Hunny, the Golden Retriever. This book (the first in a series), with its colorful, cheerful illustrations tells the story of how Hunny lives in a shelter and has always longed for a forever family. Finally, one day her wish comes true and she gets adopted.
by Daniel DamianoPeggy Bubone is the envy of the Cold River, Long Island social scene: wife to a respected dermatologist, mother to two handsome children, and newly hired Literature teacher at a prestigious local high school,...before a knock on her classroom door turns her world upside down with the shocking news of her husband's arrest. With her and her children soon ostracized and homeless, she embarks on a humorous yet harrowing journey, which ultimately leads her back to her undesirable roots and, eventuall... more
by Tom BrownThis is a book of poems about love and life for mature adults. Written in various forms such as rondeau, senryu, pantoum, ode, cinquain, sonnets and other forms.
by Harry Tinders
I mean, come on. Do you really think that advanced civilisations have nothing better to do than sort out the sorry mess humans have gotten themselves into? Like, enlightened civilisations, with advanced technologies, able to cross interstellar space and - what? They are going to come to earth to give us some friendly advice on where we are going wrong?
Weirdly enough, that’s exactly what happened. It was quite a big project and took a lot of planning and what was r... more
by Nicole Gabor
Catwalk - A Novel
Eighteen-year-old shy, suburban aspiring model Catherine Watson longed for adventure, for a life less…ordinary and moves away to pursue her modeling dream in New York City. When she is “discovered” by the hottest fashion designer in the pages of Vogue magazine, “Cat” thinks she has it all as the New York fashion world’s new “It” girl.
Her life is thrust into an alternate universe, where star-studde... more
by Elizabeth CuretonLittle Bird's Big Message is a picture book for age 0-5, with themes of antiracism, diversity, and kindness and social justice. The story is narrated by one of the birds in Central Park, telling the people, as children, how to interact with our fellow humans by listening rather than making assumptions, with humility rather than entitlement, by acknowledging our many differences as well as by finding common ground. With charming images of children of different races, cultures, abilities and gende... more