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by Jay WilliamsOnce upon a time, Zack Hardiman, a typical American male, attempted to find a shirt for jogging that contained absolutely no advertising. This became the first step in his descent into insanity. When he recovered, he slowly began a more extensive trip along the winding road we call American Culture. Although SEX and the AMERICAN MALE is not a fairy tale, it does include a happy ending with a married couple, a white picket fence and 2.5 children. SEX and the AMERICAN MALE is a satirical jab at... more
by Maya FleischmannA Russian Jewish couple, living in British-ruled Hong Kong of the 1970s, adopts Ching Ha, a three-year-old Chinese girl. As Ching Ha navigates family, history and heritage, she learns the complexities of discovering, creating and embracing multi-layered nuances that shape an identity.
by Delanda ColemanIn this children’s book, Deshaun Prime longs to join in his daring family’s superhero feats. But while Dad is really strong, Mom is lightning-fast, and Sister can fly, he has no idea what his abilities could be. And though he’s tried to copy their amazing skills… nothing seems to work! Sad he doesn’t have a special gift, Deshaun takes his parents’ advice to do whatever comes naturally. And when he focuses on this natural talent for reading, math, and building, he begins to build a mighty robo... more
by Jozef K. Richards
Desi journeys through a fantasy land with her dog, Lola, and her cat, Jack, to visit twelve legendary monsters known as the Tocks.
by Kris Clink
One mistake can steal your innocence. One promise can threaten a friendship. One secret can tear apart a family. Sissie Klein barely remembers the night that tore her from the carefree life she knew. Not long after the shocked teen is pushed into marriage, she’s rushed to the hospital where a catastrophic delivery seals her destiny.
Sissie is determined to give her daughter the opportunities she forfeited, but some fates can’t be avoided. Tragedy strikes, leaving behind... more
by Sean Kevin Gabhann
The lives of a deputy U.S. marshal, a Quaker farm boy, and a teenaged farm girl collide in a way that changes the lives of each in western Kentucky during the winter of 1862.
LIEUTENANT JAMES HARPER, 31, a former US deputy marshal to the Dakota Territory has served with the First Iowa Volunteers since the war began and now seeks to command a company in the battalion.
KATHERINE (KATIE) MALLOY, 15, a down-state Illinois farm girl works as a saloon-girl, sold into that life by her dr... more
by Steven Haggard
What Would You Do If You Had an Elephant for a Friend?
Nicole is a creative and playful little girl with a big imagination. She loves to play with her toys every day, but she never remembers to put them away. Her mess grows and grows with each adventure. One night, Nicole stumbles upon a colossal surprise… Amid all of that mess, Nicole discovers that there is an elephant in her room! After a fun-packed day full of elephant games, Nicole learns that having an elep... more
by Mary R JonesThe secrets I keep is a poetry collection about some of the things we keep to ourselves, through betrayal and heartache, from childhood leading into adulthood. Learning to let go of the bitterness through poetry and learning about yourself through it. Finding calm amidst the chaos, being vulnerable with yourself about hard truths. Sometimes when facing your shadows you learn that you are more than what other people have pushed you to be.
by Victoria Kimble16-year-old Scarlet Williams enjoys the attention that comes with being a violin prodigy. She auditions for a chair in the Summerset Festival Orchestra, the well-attended local event in her hometown. She is the youngest person to ever get a chair in the orchestra, and she is so excited that they are playing John Williams’s American Journey that year. She blasts the news on social media and enjoys the attention that Finn O’Neal gives her about it. Her best friend Jillian is excited for her and pr... more
by Danuta PfeifferLibertas is a love story rising from the despair of slavery. Fredericka is the daughter of a White plantation owner and his Black house slave. Horace is a literate slave-companion to the son of a New York hotel baron. The first book in the Pocket Full of Seeds Trilogy follows their flight for freedom through nineteenth-century America. It was a time when runaway slaves were hunted, steamships sailed around the Horn to San Francisco, horse-tugged boats navigated the Erie Canal, a midnight tsunami... more
by Karen WicksThe silver spoon lodged in George's throat was choking the life out of him. The obsessive need for power and control of a global empire overshadows the Leibnitz family. Favored heir George struggles to reconcile the person he could become with the ruthless leader he is expected to be. A new world emerges when he meets the captivating M. On his journey, we find intrigue, betrayal, and mortal danger lurking behind the most unlikely doors. In Twisted Silver Spoons by Karen Wicks, we experienc... more
by Ebony ZayzayThe perfect picture book for every explorer and nature lover! ‘The adventures of Keva: The Power of the Trees’ is an energetic story that celebrates nature, adventure, and a deep love of not just one special tree, but all trees. Join Keva as she explores the outdoors and studies “dirt, plants and squirmy things” with her parents. Keva loves the outdoors, especially the trees! One such tree is her favorite tree, Iya, who is said to hold magical powers. When machines arrive and threaten to take I... more
by Joseph TrencherOn a day like any other, a young child named Amen is suddenly recruited by an old man to search for buried treasure. Amen’s journey starts in the desert markets, but winds through caves, jungles and mountains. This adventure of a lifetime challenges Amen and forces the child to overcome the most extreme obstacles imaginable. After a while, the main objective shifts from holding on to the treasure and simply becomes getting back home in one piece. On My Way Home is a fictional, fantasy story like... more
by Rebecca Matthews VorkapichHannah, Wes, and Jamie are back! Life with their new family is everything they dreamed it could be, but never boring. There are adventures aplenty, but they still find time to help a friend in need—especially when his hardships may be the result of their own good fortune.
by AJ CullenArrian’s Lion is the story of twenty-one year old Jay Holsley, the bastard son to Arrian’s king, who feels that no matter how hard he works to better his social circumstances, he has been doomed to suffer in this life from the moment sin gave it to him. He knows himself and what he desires to be, but he does not know how to survive as himself in a world of predators and prey. He is a man, but he fancies men. Yet the worst part is, his best friend is a man who fancies him. As it turns out, that’s... more
by George H BentzChildren everywhere know who the Tooth Fairy is and look forward to visits from this fabled character. But where did the Tooth Fairy come from? The Tale of the Tooth Mouse explores the origin of the Tooth Fairy by examining a series of unforeseen events in the life of a happy, carefree mouse named Timothy J who lived with his close friends, twins Jon and Anna. Readers will discover those life-altering nights that lead this mischievous mouse to an unimaginable transformation which has lived down... more