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  • Primrose's Curse: A Fairy Tale of an Audacious Girl

    by Vinay Shankar
    Primrose Fernetise, a beautiful audacious twelve-year-old girl, and a group of woodland animals with divine mystical abilities set out on an adventurous mission to Hellevue, a murky island on the dreary part of Mystopical. Their daring mission involves vanquishing the evil sorceress Queen Evelyn Velecrona and breaking the curse she has cast on humanity. How do the woodland animals and Primrose plan and embark on their brave voyage to defeat the wicked sorceress?Will the bunch of lovable woodlan... more
  • Wow Cat's Adventures with Adjectives

    by Allison Sutter
    Wow Cat first discovered the power of "wow words" for writing when visiting his cousin in Scotland. Wow words, his aunt said, were special words that might be ambitious for him to use but that would make his work remarkable. From that day forward, Wow Cat dedicated his life to traveling the world and demonstrating how extraordinary adjectives are to enhance a young writer's work.
  • The Unsought Light

    by K.A. Wiggins

    Daughters don't get to choose their fate. But there's one choice no one can deny her.

    Promised from birth to the son of the clan lord, Hana's only joy is gazing out over the lake beyond her window. She dreams of floating away on the breeze like the cherry blossoms, but when an otherworldly stranger offers a chance at escape, duty and desire collide in a war that threatens to bring down her family, her clan, and her village.

    Freedom. Passion. Family. Fate. What do you d... more

  • Will Rise from Ashes

    by Jean M. Grant
    Living is more than mere survival. Young widow AJ Sinclair has persevered through much heartache. Has she met her match when the Yellowstone supervolcano erupts, leaving her separated from her youngest son and her brother? Tens of thousands are dead or missing in a swath of massive destruction. She and her nine-year-old autistic son, Will, embark on a risky road trip from Maine to the epicenter to find her family. She can't lose another loved one. Along the way, they meet Reid Gregory, wh... more
  • New Moon by Half: A Lifetime in Poetry

    by Scott Oury
    Drawn from material written over five decades, this book brings together a remarkable body of work, a lifetime in poetry. Within these pages Scott Oury explores with honesty moments easily overlooked, and those difficult to ignore: family, love, the human connection with the natural world and beyond, an unoccupied space, a chance meeting in an airport, a forgotten wristwatch—and other instances of unexpected beauty. In the words of the author, “All of it, and much more—whatever captured my e... more
  • Gray Girl, Book 4

    by Susan I. Spieth
    Jan Wishart is finally a firstie (senior) at West Point. With three harrowing years behind her, this one should be a cake-walk. But Jan's cadet life becomes the hardest one yet at the U.S. Military Academy. Visiting cadets from the Soviet Union, an ambassador's New Year's Eve party, and a train tunnel running directly under the West Point campus, all spell doom for our heroine. Jan's nightmare year will finally come to a close with the betrayal of one of her closest friends. Book 4 in the awar... more
  • Witch Heart: Leadership Always Requires Sacrifice (Gray Girl Book 3)

    by Susan I. Spieth
    What doesn't kill you...can still cause a lot of damage. After a deadly accident in Airborne School, Jan Wishart returns to West Point under a cloud of suspicion. She is branded a "witch" by some at the military academy and creepy things keep happening in her room. She's losing the single most precious commodity available to cadets: sleep, which inflames her already heightened anxiety level. Then, a masked intruder begins visiting her room at night. Or is she imagining that? Events escalate to t... more
  • Area Bird: Duty Doesn't Always Follow the Rules (Gray Girl Book 2)

    by Susan I. Spieth
    They failed to drive her out of the military academy, but one in three women is still leaving West Point. Jan Wishart fights for survival in her second year at the formerly all male citadel, where the women cadets continue to endure body shaming, sexism and contempt from the higher ups. That's along with the usual physical and mental rigors of the military academy. When one of her friends shows signs of abuse and later commits suicide, Jan's coming of age year gets even more complicated. The... more
  • Gray Girl: Honor Isn't Always Black and White

    by Susan I. Spieth

    Jan Wishart joins the most prestigious fraternity in the world, where only half of the women will survive. Hazing the "plebes" or first year cadets is a way of life at West Point and Jan must endure brutal physical requirements and endless mental games in order to thrive. In the formerly all male bastion, she must also put up with the indignities of body shaming, sexism and contempt from the leadership at the military academy. To add insult to injury, she is falsely accuse... more

  • A Time to Deceive

    by Ronan Farrell
    This detailed, innovative novel has depth, originality and a lifetime of experience and forensic expertise behind it. Including some dark undertones and humor, it crosses several genres. Its developing contemporary story of love and unfolding secrets will intrigue and appeal to a wide adult audience. Plots intertwine and lives inevitably cross as a tale of national and global subterfuge is gradually revealed. Bradley Warren a time-worn, used car salesman, keeps a low profile concealing his de... more
  • The Numismatist's Wife

    by Dahlia Japhet
    Germany 1912 and seventeen-year-old Ilse Ehrenkrantz longs for a story that is different from her middle class traditional Jewish life. Fascinated by her artistic explorations of Christian symbols, Ilse immerses herself in a world outside her family. This decision propels her into a relationship with her cousin, Georg, a spirited story teller and passionate collector, who abandons Judaism for a Prussian military career. Ilse's choices set in motion a series of consequences that divide her famil... more
  • Relay

    by Roy Lieberman
    Dad lost his keys again, and it seems that a team of minuscule machines is behind it this time. Russ saw it all and wants to tell Dad. However, Dad is suspicious, since the last incident ended with his slippers being found in the dishwasher. Follow Dad’s keys as a team of strange contraptions airlift into the house to conduct a nightly key-relocation operation. The keys are hoisted by micro cranes, hauled using a minuscule cable car, and are carried upstairs by a three-legged walking machine.... more
  • The Sun Shines

    by Swarnesh Sinha
    The Sun Shines is a tale of evolution, of personal growth - a troubled teen, a gifted one at that, who constantly fights demons, first imaginary ones and then real monsters when he has to find his place in the sun in the real world. Fear paralyzes him and he fails to naturally progress into a lucrative career as a young man when his father is still around to support him. He then tries to become an actor, escaping rejection at home... more
  • The Haircut Who Would Be King

    by Robert Trebor
    The book details the odd relationship between Donald D. Rump and Vladimir Poutine as they ascend on the world stage. It starts with their childhoods, and continues with accomplishments and setbacks, as they jockey for position. Kirkus has called the book "A hilarious rendering of the contemporary poltical scene." The San Francisco Book Review says, "The Haircut Who Would Be King beautifully caricatures these two contrasting but equally ridiculous draws a perceptive emphasis o... more
  • Cooperative Lives

    by Patrick Finegan

    A landmarked midtown Manhattan address. Carnegie Hall and Central Park at your feet. Three hundred units. Thirty-two full-time employees. Five hundred neighbors. You’ve hit the big time. Joined the elite. But what do you know about them, the neighbors? Have you ever met them? Really engaged with them? Or do you gaze down in the elevator, the same way you do on the subway and the street?

    Oh sure, you’ve heard a famous writer lives on the fourteenth floor, a retired US senator... more