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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • Advancing the Retreat: A Comedy

    by Elena Louise Richmond
    April March wants nothing more than to be left alone to putter in her garden but her husband has joined the church across the street and April gets pulled into the schemes and mischief of the congregation. The minister’s wife has a secret; the minister has a different secret. Down the street a new friend of April’s knows both their secrets. Meanwhile there’s a squirrel loose in the church, a loan to pay off, a sacrilegious calendar-- meant to be a fundraiser-- that outrages the minister’s wif... more
  • People You've Been Before, not a memoir

    by Tim Jollymore
    In recovery circles, it's called denial. In public office, they say it's politic. In marriage, if undiscovered, it's saving face, if found out, lies of the very worst kind. And written in a memoir? Well, a writer might call it fiction. In a single day in April, famed author, Elmoe Mattila, “reveals” through his latest book the first year of his sober life spent in the company of an outrageous band of ne'er-do-wells and misfits, culminating in sorrow, disillusionment, and some very good for... more
  • Lake Stories and Other Tales

    by Tim Jollymore
    Inspired by waters and wolves, these stories charm the reader with affection for their natural settings. Follow the wold tracks through this collection that reflects on the foibles of human nature. Life's challenges are told with humor and heartfelt sentiment that set you on your own path, lighted by the rising full moon, down to the lake shore, where waters lap your toes. A collection of eleven short stories.
  • Whose Back Was Stabbed?: FDR's Secret War on Japan

    by Koichi Mera
    This is a book that will change the American perception of the Pacific War. One important question is: Who actually started the Pacific War? By examining recently discovered facts revealed through the declassification of official documents, the decoding of secret communications between the Soviet Union and its operatives, and findings from American and Japanese writers in recent decades, the author clarifies the role played by President Franklin D. Roosevelt and members of his cabinet in pushing... more
  • Walter and Mike Get Their Own Fun Park Pool to Play In

    by Kathleen Morrissey
    Kids and Alligators both love to play in the water, but the two don't normally mix. Find out what Happens when two little Alligators want to join the kids playing in a fun pool at a resort in Florida. Walter and Mike just want to see the fun, but they get more than they bargained for. Their excitement starts when four kids find the Alligators staring at them, but what happens to the alligators and the kids leads to a surprise ending.
  • The MisreadBible: Genesis

    by J. R. Eldridge

    A collection of twisted Bible tales from the warped mind of J. R. Eldridge. Drawing from his fascination with religion and mythology, Eldridge takes the reader on a journey from the creation of the universe to the arrival of the Israelites in Egypt in this blasphemously funny retelling of the Book of Genesis.

    A lonely deity creates the universe in his mother’s basement and makes a little clay man who falls in love with his own rib. After the humans engage in some freaky angel sex,... more

  • Suffer the Little Children

    Months after five-year-old Amy completes chemotherapy for leukemia she is found to have AIDS acquired from blood transfusions. More devastating than the disease is the social isolation that follows. Amy dwindles to emaciation and demise. Her father, a young country doctor, returns to medical training and overcomes social, cultural and academic hurdles to achieve success in AIDS research.
  • One Time Winner: The Empress Emeritus Zinabar

    by John R. Carden
    The setting of the book is a gigantic interstellar monarchy called the Interstellar Condominium of Planets and Empires, (ICOPE), ruled by an Emperor and Empress; with two chambers of a legislature to pass laws. One fateful day the Emperor unexpectedly dies. The Empress, instead of staying on the Capital Planet called Empire Prime, chooses to leave her home planet and resettle on a planet far, far away from the Empire. The planet she happens to choose is Earth.The ultra-advanced medical technolog... more
  • The Invisible Moon

    by J.Robert DiFulgo
    Twenty years of PTSD have passed and Bryan is still unable to put the pieces of his past together, unaware that a portion of his life has been blotted out. Joining the navy, serving in Vietnam and being pulled by the undercurrent of life would shatter all his beliefs; lead him to a threshold of truth and transform him into being a stronger person than he could ever have realized. It is only now that he can begin to relive the ordeal in order to dispel the ghosts and horrors of the past. Love, Wa... more
  • Zamm Boola

    by Scott Chally
  • Pirate Bear

    by Sonya Annita Song

    A swashbuckling tale about Pirate Bear and his tyrannical encounters until one fateful day... 

    O Pirate Bear, the baddest bear
    And ruler of the seas,
    He took the things he wanted
    And not once did he say please.

    Sailors trembled when they saw him
    For they really had no clue
    If he'd make them swab the poop deck
    Or he'd turn them into stew.


    by Ron Argo
    TET, 1968. Saigon. Acclaimed as one of the most important novels of the Vietnam War [San Diego Union], Year of the Monkey takes us into the savage jungles where death waits in every paddyfield. It as well delves into the apocalyptic world of political corruption where friendship and betrayal become unavoidable, where murder and love are common as body counts. It is the gripping story of two American soldiers trapped in a sinister web of cold-blooded murder during the shattering Tet Offensive, th... more
  • The Sun’s Bright, Bright Burning Rays

    by Courtney Caswell-Peyton
    A colorful book about the sun that explains the difference in meaning between the word rays and raise.
  • The Puzzle Solver

    by Courtney Caswell-Peyton
    An engaging and colorful book about putting a puzzle together.
  • How Allan Alligator Landed His Lake

    by Courtney Caswell-Peyton
    Allan Alligator argues with a crocodile and lands living rent free in a lake.
  • Turtle Time for Toby

    by Courtney Caswell-Peyton
    Toby is tempted by trouble everywhere he goes. He knocks things off of store shelves and knows nothing about nurturing friendships. Then one day, Toby’s teacher entrusts him with the care of turtles in the hopes that his newfound sense of responsibility will restore his relationships. Will Turtle Time transform Toby?