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  • The Upside-Down Gardener

    by Chrysa Smith
    The story follows Dory Oslo; one tough city girl who just loves warm weather, smiles and baseball. But when it’s still cool outside and her mom suggests she start a garden, Dory is anything but interested. Begrudgingly, she plants some seeds. What happens next is frustrating, unusual, magical and perhaps a bit of fantasy as Dory’s garden and her life turn upside down—or does it? Find out in The Upside-Down Gardener*. *The book comes with a packet of easy-to-grow wildflower seeds to encourage th... more
  • Blood on the Range

    by Christopher Smith
    Nathan Todd gets caught up in a brutal range war when he falls for a beautiful young woman, Bridget, from the town of Santa Fuelo. Bullets fly, the body count mounts and mayhem is the order of the day as Nate must use his wits, skill with a gun, and every ounce of courage he has to survive and claim a future with Bridget.
  • Borders In Paradise

    by James W. White
    Borders in Paradise – Synopsis It's 1939 and the Gaines family have migrated from Brownwood, Texas to start a new life in California. Older brother John convinces his mother, brother and sister to follow him to the Golden State. He lands a job and he hopes, with hard work and perseverance, it will provide a new future for the Gaines'. But their Texas roots are not easily forgotten and John worries his family doesn't feel the same about California as he does. Young brother Charles has diffe... more
  • What If We Were All The Same!

    by C.M. Harris

    The idea of What If We Were All The Same! is to help children understand that there is nothing wrong with being different. Whether they have red hair or brown hair, green eyes or blue eyes, long legs or short legs, light skin or dark skin, glasses, uses a wheelchair or anything else, it’s absolutely OKAY! Our differences are what makes us unique and if we truly think about it, would you want to be the exact same as someone else? What if we all lo... more

  • Sisters of the Silk Veil: A Troupe Emerges

    by Cathryn Petit
    Torn between caring for her boyfriend who's crippled with phobias or breaking away to the life of her dreams, JEWELL CALDWELL, a beautiful young genius—contrives a plan to ease JOSH'S agoraphobia—so she can move cross country to find the life of her dreams. She moves to a quaint Florida town where she stumbles into a bellydance studio and makes fast friends with the dancers. Together, they solve the mystery of a ghost haunting the studio and hold a seance to free the spirit. When a hands... more
  • Little Mouse's Sweet Treat

    by Shana Askew Hollowell
    In this delightful children's picture book for babies and toddlers, Little Mouse goes on an adventure in search of something sweet. He meets lots of friends along the way that share their preferred treats with him, but none are quite right. He is disappointed until he arrives home and realizes his Mommy baked the sweetest treat just for him – cookies! Illustrations are hand-painted.
  • When the Squirrel Sings

    by Shana Askew Hollowell
    This enchanting children's picture book makes music come alive when a squirrel sings and a magical, backyard symphony begins. It teaches children the wonder and beauty of nature. Illustrations are hand-painted.
  • And The Darkness Fell

    by Pat McGrath

    Follow the last 3 years in the life of Hypatia of Alexandria - the last great pagan teacher who lived and died in a tie of great religious conflict. Daughter of Theon, the famous mathematician who also taught at the Museum at Alexandria, she was carefully raised, her schoolroom was crowded, her salon was famous in intellectual circles around the world. Her death by a mob of Christian monks, some say was at the instigation of the Archbishop, Cyril. Most of what is written about her seems dark ... more

  • Miranda and the Lost Shoe

    by Treena G. Wetsel

    Being helpful is hard work, especially for Miranda. Daddy\tneeds help finding his shoe and she is the first to volunteer. With the help of her friends, the imaginative detective goes on an adventurous journey...to the playground. Will they find the lost shoe? Come join Miranda on her search and find out for yourself.

    Recommended for children ages 6 - 10

  • "Do Bears Eat Pancakes?" Book

    by T. G. Wetsel

    Four-year-old Georgie has a question about whether or not bears really do eat pancakes.Dad's at work and Mom's to busy to answer. So, he goes to his friends house, who also doesn't have answers. But, his friend suggests that he go to the park where their are bears and that he asks one of them. Upon his arrival to the playground he asks his friends if they've seen any bears and they have! Georgie approaches Mr. Bear and asks him the question everyone now wants to know the answe... more

  • Girl at Dawn

    by JJ Chen Henderson
    Will her first love survive the fatal secret that her mother, who has lied about her true heritage and identity, may be entangled with him? It took more than 20 years for Dr. JJ Chen Henderson to write this remarkable novel about a young Chinese woman falling in love with an American who is shockingly entangled with her mother, meanwhile discovering her shocking identity and heritage. Set in the dawning era of China’s awakening to the outside world, the novel unveils a disturbing and forbidden ... more
  • Courageous Gilbert the Groundhog

    by Regina E. McCarthy
  • W-A-T-ER

    by Ronald Fontenot
    My book is a colorful children's picture book about the importance of drinking water. In my book a little boy learns the steps to getting a cold refreshing glass of water and enjoying it for health purposes.
  • The Stories of Cody Bill: The Year Is _ and the Grape Adventures of the Nilly 9

    by D.W. Udell
    With over 50 tales and images, The Stories of Cody Bill honors past days of cheerful young, incessant dumb, and adventurous fun. Through sports dynasties and disasters, colorful teachers, psycho sergeants, twisted twins, DJ's and OG's, paranoid pirates, a wild Booger, and mailbox murderers, mad writer D.W. Udell recounts and concocts the starry cast, a mean rainbow stewed crew.
  • Flea Flea Shamboure by Kathy Grentzenberg, Illustrated by Jeremy Wells ISBN 978-1-7333-220-0-3

    by Kathy Grentzenberg

    Flea Flea Shamboure is part of a world famous flea circus act. She wanted to leave the family business. Her parents aren't thrilled but she ventures out anyway. (As she says, "a flea's got to do what a flea's got to do!)  She travels to Europe pondering what she wants to do with her life.  Returning to the US she decides to start up a theater group. Her first production, My Fair Flea is a huge success. The book takes you through the adventure of picking th... more

  • The Sum of All Things

    by Nicole Brooks
    Homeless and addicted, Wren wants to be alone. But the women chattering in her head insist that she must fulfill her destiny. She knows the ghosts are crazy to think that one small person can finally give voice to women, inciting lasting change in the patriarchy. She would prefer to continue using drugs to silence the voices. But an unwanted pregnancy complicates her plans. Alex has sacrificed having children to forward her career, but as she approaches fifty, she begins to feel that her exi... more

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