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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • We Burn Too Bright

    by Elle Pallmore

    An exposed secret. A knife. And an argument that changed everything...

    Seventeen-year-old Wella Scotland doesn't remember much from the night her best friend disappeared, but a full moon glinting off the knife in his hand is the one thing she can't forget. The argument started when she found out Finn planned to move away; her next memory is running from him. Everything in between is a deep, black hole.

    Almost a year later, Finn is nowhere to be f... more

  • Joseph Shorey of Maine: On the Kennebec

    by William Michael Wochna
    Young Joe Shorey of Maine wants to get away from farm work and from a pesky neighbor, Susannah, and her incessant talk of marriage, so he takes a job in a lumber camp for the winter.
  • Dahlia in Bloom

    by Susan Koehler
    Can a person just decide to give up feeling scared? It’s 1933, and Dahlia Harrell lives in a hand-me-down mountain cabin built by her Grandpap’s Uncle Zeke. At eight-and-three-quarters, Dahlia knows all about being scared. She’s scared of snakes, high-up places, dark nights, and a mean ol’ sister named Celia. What she doesn’t understand is the new president’s nonsense: The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
  • A Friend I Didn't Know 2nd edition

    by Harel R. Lawrence
    Youth Pastor Brian Hanson knows loss. He’s lived with it since his pre-teen daughter’s suicide. Instead of remaining in his grief, he’s devoted his life to educating young people about the hazards of bullying. Johnny is an outcast among his peers. Born into a troubled family, taunted at school, and struggling to find his place in the world, the despondent young man believes there’s no hope for him. His skewed beliefs push him to contemplate the unthinkable, but Pastor Brian isn’t prepared to a... more
  • Rowdy: Wild and Mean, Sharp and Keen

    by Chris Mullen
    Thrust to the mercy of the Mississippi river, thirteen-year-old Rowdy floats safely away as he watches smoke rise from his burning farmhouse. His father, dead. His brother, dead. Both gunned down in front of him by a murderous gang of bandits. Now alone in the world, his perilous journey of survival begins, challenging and shaping him into the young man his father would want him to become. Pulled from the waters, he is given a chance by a lone river Captain and his mate. Working the trade ro... more
  • The Passion of Eve: Remembering the End

    by Edward N Brown
    A possible history of events that happened both inside and outside of the Garden of Eden – told from the perspective of Eve herself! How she believed it all played out, why it happened the way it did, and what it meant to her lifelong happiness. What actually happened after expulsion from the Garden? Where did they live? How did they survive? What did they learn about life and death, love and sin, God and Satan? Immerse yourself in the thoughts and feelings of Eve. Would you have acte... more
  • Journey of a JuBu

    by Blaine Langberg
    Orthodontist by day, author by night, our narrator, Dr. Jacob Silverstein sends his protagonist, Adam Freeman, on a quest for spiritual enlightenment and inner peace. Following the maxim, “write what you know,” Jacob has taken parts of his life and exaggerated them into The Adventures of Adam Freeman, DDS: a story of the struggle to achieve spirituality and mindfulness in today’s pop-culture-obsessed society. Part pilgrimage, part romp, a blend of spiritual humor and meta-fiction, it’s Seinfeld... more
  • Drawing a Line

    by William S. Hubbartt

    “Drawing a Line” takes the reader behind the scenes to expose the emotional struggles of ten women exploited by an amoral executive who demands sexual favors for career advancement and examines corporate response to the egregious sexual conduct of managers.  

    “Drawing a Line” introduces Gina Girardi, a gutsy Chicago private investigator who is hired by a prominent local business to investigate the shooting of business executive Sean O’Rielly. ... more

  • Dancing with Langston

    by Sharyn Skeeter

    Carrie, a business manager who always wanted to be a dancer, has two commitments today. She made a promise to her late father to move Cousin Ella, a former Paris café dancer, from her condemned Harlem apartment to a safe place. She’s also committed to catch a flight to Seattle with her husband for his new job. But Cousin Ella resists leaving the apartment where she’s had salons with Langston Hughes. She also has a mysterious gift that she wants Carrie to earn. If she does, ... more

  • Not Pregnant: A book about a pregnancy plan that became a disastrous failure

    by Karina Savaryna
    Frank, sometimes funny, tragic and painful, this is a partially fictional autobiography about a young woman who is trying to become a mother. Five years of pregnancy planning turns into a complete horror. It tells in first-person the story about visiting doctors, medicine-men, fortune-tellers and psychics. It describes the double life she and other people that she knows follow in social networks. It follows her thoughts about adoption, medical operations, artificial insemination, and her emig... more
  • My Little China Girl: A Blottoblogography

    by Gordon MacRae
    Thomas is a Canadian who works hard in international development. His first post is in Vietnam where he is tasked with contriving convincing planning and progress reports to ensure that his federally-funded company continues to bank coin through "infrastructure development". All the while, he falls in love with Vietnam, the people and their ways. Unrequited and unfortunately, his hard work begets hard time(s) as he is dismissed from his creative writing job, and thereby Vietnam, on charges of “i... more
  • Adieu Fombonne

    by Emmanuel Bove
    Bove Emmanuel – Adieu Fombonne : « Par certains aspects Adieu Fombonne, m’a rappelé le Sang Noir de Louis Guilloux, belle sobriété d’écriture et cette manière identique de multiplier les personnages. » (Romain28, Babelio.) « Adieu Fombonne, publié en 1937, est le roman d’Emmanuel Bove, avec Un soir chez Blutel, qui fut le moins bien accueilli par la critique de l’époque. … mais c’est toujours du Bove, et c’est beaucoup. Il a en tout cas cette particularité d’être le seul roman heureux de l’œuvre... more

    by Rusty Blackwood
    A comedy series of books at there best by award-winning Canadian writer Rusty Blackwood ... The austere and proud Derwood Justice Tugbottom, dejected by a defunct love affair at his current residence, the swinging Sunset Villa Retirement Center, located in the picturesque village of Vine Haven On-the-Lake, convinces his best friend, down-to-earth Scotsman Robert McEwen - also wandering through life searching for the same contentment as Derwood - to join him on a new adventure. Christmas of 2014 ... more
  • Dahlia in Bloom

    by Susan Koehler
    It’s 1933, and Dahlia Harrell lives in a hand-me-down mountain cabin built by her Grandpap’s Uncle Zeke. At eight-and-three-quarters, Dahlia knows all about being scared. She’s scared of snakes, high-up places, dark nights, and a mean ol’ sister named Celia. What she doesn’t understand is the new president’s nonsense: "The only thing we have to fear is fear itself." Dahlia decides that enough money can buy away any reason she has for feeling afraid, and she sets her hope on the rumor of a treasu... more
  • Silly Rhymes for Boys and Girls

    by B. Craig Jones
    A book of original 'Nonsense Rhymes'
that children will love to hear and read.
Edward Lear and Lewis Carroll popularized this
style in the 19th century, and others have 
continued it up to the present day. 
Silly Rhymes for Boys & Girls is sure to get a giggle out 
of the young ones and those that are young at heart.
  • A Conversation With A Radical: A New Dawn/ISBN: 9781790234158

    by Shathani Manako
    They knew a secret that, if revealed, threatened the very fabric of the order. Joshua and Linda's summer fling turns into a journey of hard knocks and self-revelations. The lovebirds met in Mojave University, a million miles away from Alkebulan, their homeland. An attempt to address their society's problems find them entangled in an intricate political drama. Secrets and betrayals, not everyone seems to be who they claim to be. How did it start? Is it Joshua's undying love for the unattaina... more