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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • Fallout Shelter

    by Steven Schindler
    A fallout shelter could be in a church, school, or city hall. But an abandoned fallout shelter in the basement of a Bronx apartment building became a refuge for three best friends where they could plan their dreams and their schemes throughout their lives. Chili, Mikey, and Angel scoffed at fear. Atomic bomb “duck and cover” drills were an opportunity for mischief in darkened school hallways. Enraged nuns and priests spitting fire and brimstone were cause for hidden hilarity. Little did they ... more
  • You Talkin' To Me?

    by Bex Sutton
    Meet Matt! A curious young boy with a bright and inquisitive mind. One day, while visiting the beach with his mom, he had some burning questions that only one person could answer..."I wonder what it’s like out there in the ocean? What would I see if I was a fish?” The more he thought about it, the more he could almost imagine he was swimming way out beyond the waves. Enter his new friend Water! Together they dive into a new epic adventure to discover the incredible importance Water has within... more
  • Sharing Daddy

    by Bex Sutton
    Roberta Borg’s debut rhythm and rhyme children’s book. “We love your Daddy, yes, we do, but sometimes others need him too!” “What? But who?” Billy loves playing with his daddy, but when his dad is called to an emergency at work, he is left sad and confused by his dad’s abrupt departure from playtime. In this heartwarming story, we join Billy on a journey of emotional growth as he learns about his daddy’s caring profession. So the next time his dad gets called away, Billy’s reaction is rat... more
  • Silverman

    by K. Wergland

    Eight years after Ben Silverman left his band on the altar of stardom, Da Funk reunites at the Roseland, in New York City. A record deal appears. Drawn back into the fast and loose world of funk, Ben encounters Alison, a long-lost love. Meanwhile, his wife, Ingrid, grapples with her own dark past with the help of her friend Ethan. Before long, the marriage explodes, with heartbreaking consequences. Ben must confront the problems of his life, his music, and his legacy to his children—or ... more

  • Six Feet Apart

    by Marvin Mason, J. Brinkley, Brandon C. Brown, Mark T. Sneed
    What happens when four of today's independent Black male authors get together for one offering? An anthology that takes a riveting look at race relations, Black Lives Matter, and relationships between women and men in the 21st century. Join J. Brinkley, Brandon C. Brown, Marvin Mason, and Mark T Sneed as they present short stories from voices that can no longer be ignored.
  • Oaky

    by Marin
    Prejudice is ignorance spelled differently. This story is a sonnet about diversity! And its message is delivered in the most pleasant and non-prescriptive manner. Being different is never easy, but Oaky, the acorn with the rainbow hat, finds the strength to be who he is. And becomes who he wants to be. Oaky tells us so much with so little!
  • The Journey of Yuan and Kian

    by Marin
    The fascinating tale of how a land unicorn and a sea unicorn created the stars in the sky Yuan is the only unicorn on land. Kian is the only unicorn at sea. Their days are busy and they want to play after a hard day’s work. But alas, they can’t – the starless skies are as black as pitch. But Yuan and Kian have a dream: to add light to the night sky. Can they fly with no wings? Who is going to help them? Are they going to succeed? Their new friend – the stork – might hold the key…
  • The Tale of Was and Das

    by Marin
    Very engaging story of how an orphan gypsy boy and his dog built Thesaurus – the biggest dinosaur in the world What a charming play on words that transcends language barriers and cultures! The friendship saga about Was (pronounced Vas), the orphan boy, and Das, the German Shepherd, is skillfully weaved, drawing attention to cornerstone values for character building. And the environmental imperative theme runs through. Captivating and permeated with fun!
  • https://www.lenjoybooks.com/

    by Len Joy
    A collection of short stories about ordinary people facing life, lost opportunities, regrets, and bad decisions, and trying to find a way to move on. Letting Go, 2018 Indies Finalist - War & Military
  • American Past Time

    by Len Joy
    September 1953... Dancer Stonemason is three days from his major league debut. With his wife and son cheering him on, he pitches the greatest game of his life. And then loses everything. Told against the backdrop of America's postwar challenges from Little Rock to the Bay of Pigs to Viet Nam, American Past Time is the story of what happens to a man and his family after the cheering stops.
  • Everyone Dies Famous

    by Len Joy
    It's July 2003 and the small town of Maple Springs, Missouri is suffering through a month-long drought. Dancer Stonemason, a long-forgotten hometown hero still grieving over the death of his oldest son, is moving into town to live with his more dependable younger son. He hires Wayne Mesirow, an Iraq war veteran, to help him liquidate his late son's business. The heat wave breaks and the skies darken. Dancer tries to settle an old score while Wyne discovers the true cost of his wife's indiffer... more
  • Dry Heat

    by Len Joy
    The day All-American Joey Blade turns 18, he learns his ex-girlfriend is pregnant, is betrayed by his new girlfriend, and is arrested for the attempted murder of two police officers. Then things get bad. The high school bonfire is supposed to be the kickoff to a great night: Joey has just won a football scholarship and he's hoping for a sex breakthrough with his new girlfriend. Then his true love--but ex-girlfriend--Mallory tells his she's pregnant. He's reeling from that news when the bonfir... more
  • STONE DOG: Tales of the Eternal Dog, V. 1

    by Alec Rowell
    Dogs chose humans, just as people chose dogs. Neither species would be what they are if this bond had failed. This is the story of Jack the dog. The first "Jack"--Bites Back, a young brown-and-silver dog of 70,000 years ago--fights to survive in the harsh world of S.E. Asia after the eruption of the Lake Toba mega-volcano radically changed the world’s environment. Bites Back seldom starts trouble, but he never quits when it comes his way. As he rises to leadership, one difficult decision... more
  • 9781954804425

    by Bentley Turner
    This unique collection contains stories about young people who deal with intolerant teachers, fickle girlfriends, unusual pets, and the deaths of loved ones. Other stories concern adults who confront loneliness, mental illness, rejection, and even murder. "The Prize Winners and Other Stories" has something for everyone.
  • 9781954804425

    by Bentley Turner
    This unique collection contains stories about young people who deal with intolerant teachers, fickle girlfriends, unusual pets, and the deaths of loved ones. Other stories concern adults who confront loneliness, mental illness, rejection, and even murder. The Prize Winners and Other Stories has something for everyone.
  • As I Love

    by Coleen Everglades Lewis
    As I Love is a lyrical picture book about loving oneself and others for our uniqueness. It puts an exclamation mark on friendship and self-love. Friends come in many colors. as you play, share and love, "the sun paints a rainbow in the sky." As I love encourages kids to blend with others who are different. By blending, you become "a more colorful me."
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