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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • On The Kalalau Trail

    by Robin Reardon
    Self-discovery. Sounds simple, right? After all, you’re already there. You’re already you. So it can surprise us that it takes so much time, and so much effort. It surprises Nathan Bartlett. In the first Trailblazer book (On Chocorua), Nathan’s adored older brother had died a tragic death. Two years later, during this second book, his grandmother—who’d raised her three grandchildren alone since Nathan was a baby—passes on as well. Nathan realizes he hadn’t really known the people he’d lov... more
  • Chasing Stomach Butterflies

    by Gregory Muller
    Natalie Moss could have been a fantastic singer. Until her demanding parents turned her attention away from pursuing it. Never forgetting her dream a meeting with a fantastic ex-custodial assistant convinces her otherwise. Choosing to defy her parents Natalie begins taking on private lessons with the high school's singing teacher. Slowly begins to try again. Refining and shaping the natural gift she had not used in years. Exploring what it means to perform live music she watches locals perform, ... more
  • 2 By South: Precious Blood and Rattlesnake in a Cooler

    by Frank South

    Two one-act plays directed by Robert Altman in Los Angeles and Off-Broadway in New York City in 1981, and later filmed by Altman for ABC Arts cable television, and now revised by the playwright for this edition. Both plays dig under the myths covering American life and give voice to the perpetrators and victims of violence.

  • The Vevellis Chronicles: The Crescent And The Cross

    by Zack Varkaris
    History is written by family Brothers, Antonis and Nicola Vevellis, become bitter rivals in love and ideology as both fall for Katerina, the daughter of a powerful politician. Under tutelage of General Alexis Sartis, their father’s protégé, they are exposed to the wider world in the capital, Constantinople, the jewel of Christendom. Against the backdrop of the ancient powers entwined in war, the three will determine the future of two worlds and create the history, as we know it.
  • Real Enough

    by Jeffrey W. Tenney
    Four teams. Five participants on each team. Men and women, carefully selected for their unique skills and abilities, compete for one million dollars. Dropped into the wilds of British Columbia, Canada, minimally equipped, the teams are faced with the greatest challenge of their lives: survival.
  • When It Rains

    by Paula Paul
    WHEN IT RAINS is a 75,000-word novel set in rural west Texas in the 1950s, a time of perceived innocence before the racial turmoil of the 1960s. That innocence is about to be shattered not only for the nation but for Caroline Campbell as well. It begins for Caroline when she enters The New York Store in a small town near her family’s farm. Her mother has long forbidden her to enter the store because it is owned by a Jew. Not only does she meet Gershom Rabinowitz, the owner, who challenges her t... more
  • Save the Max Man!

    by Steven Key Meyers
    Even after 13-year-old Max’s spinal surgery leaves him paralyzed and on a ventilator in a noisy ICU, a metal halo bolted to his head, his prognosis for full recovery is good—so long as heBut his insurance company’s sudden demand for a $6,000 copay grounds the mediflight to rehab. Max’s parents—Kate and Luther, staying in New York with him—and grandparents (Archie and Charlotte, holding down the fort in Louisville) refuse to be extorted. Even as the insurance company’s fingers probe his gut for i... more
  • It Won't Happen Again

    by Susan Hoffman
    It has been said that one of the most dangerous places for a child to live is in a home with a non-biological male. It’s a statistical fact that parents are more likely to abuse their stepchildren than they are their biological children—a phenomenon commonly referred to as the Cinderella effect in evolutionary psychology. In spite of the warnings, Marjorie Van Ness chose to marry the one man that everyone hated. Stefanie’s new step-father wasted no time in showing her who was boss. Meanwhile, h... more
  • Shelley and the Unknown Lady

    by Lona Manning
    Percy Bysshe Shelley’s brief and turbulent life was as passionate as his poetry. Romantic, idealistic and impulsive, Shelley had several intense love affairs. When Shelley drowned at sea, he took his secrets with him. Did a beautiful, lovelorn lady really follow him throughout Europe, as he claimed? Did Mary Shelley ever learn about this rival for her affections? Shelley and the Unknown Lady is a carefully researched imagining of the true-life tragedy behind the mystery. This novella is a... more
  • Love, Sex, and Pandemics

    by Charles Justus Garard
    Alex Barteau has returned from teaching in China for seven years. However, he discovers that he still has much to learn regarding Asian women, not only from China but from the Philippines and Indonesia. He becomes engaged in overseas SMS's, sometimes to his detriment. He had already lost a lot of money by trusting and believing in the sad stories of women who proclaim to love him but are merely wanting money. Some even accuse him or arguing when he questions them about how they had money be... more
  • The Christmas War

    by Mark Richardson
    Follow the Christmas war at Richardson Elementary School. As the Santa Babies try to prove to the No Santa's that Santa Clause is real. friend's will turn on friend's. who will win? and will anything be the same again?

    by Jennifer A. Comeau



    In 1820s Ireland the ancient Irish culture is under siege by English landowners and the Catholic Church, who cast the old ways as “pagan.” Fifteen-year-old MORRIGAN LANE was born “in the caul,” and thus, superstitions surround her. Though Morrigan longs for freedom as a ship’s captain, girls are not allowed on boats. Her inquisitive nature and intuitive gift put her at odds with SCHOOLMASTER WINNETT, who finds her dangero... more

  • The Vicar's Daughter

    by Blair Bancroft

    Independent and capable Prudence Wedderburn, daughter of a vicar, is a woman before her time. She not only manages the parish duties usually performed by a vicar's wife, she has learned the art of healing, and during her father's final illness, she also assumes some of his religious duties—all actions welcomed by her village until her father's death abruptly ends her life as First Lady of Kenner's Cove, Kent.

    Well aware she must curb her independence—even lea... more

  • Baked In

    by Ammie Elliott
    Can you imagine a dream sweeter than one filled with treats and magic? Have you ever danced with gingerbread? Baked In welcomes readers to slide into a bountiful dreamscape filled with wonder, dancing gingerbread, an infinite selection of confections! Dreamers, young and old, will love being tossed into a mix of pop-art style illustration and lyrical storytelling that takes them on a delicious journey. Baked In is part of The Dreamscape Series, which is a collection of picture books that cele... more
  • Girl in a Cage: A Novel

    by Sandra J. Schumm

    After a novelist moves to Kansas in 2018, she is visited by a ghost who wants her to rescue a young Mexican immigrant girl he saw with a brutish man; all the while, the girl's deported mother awaits any word of her daughter. GIRL IN A CAGE is a novel of hope for our time about journeys—replete with danger and confinement—to find personal freedom. Five main characters intersect and cross boundaries of different types: between nations, between life and the world of spirits,... more

  • Synchronicities on the Avenue of the Saints

    by Deborah Gaal
    Racing to beat the clock before an experimental drug steals his mind, bipolar physicist Noah Friedman joins forces with his burnt-out CEO mom, his failed journalist friend, an African Shaman, and a Russian Revolution-Era ghost to halt the launch of this deadly med, stop a pharmaceutical kingpin from raiding the family business, and prove that love creates a synchronicity with what and who is loved.