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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • Drawing a Line

    by William S. Hubbartt
  • 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

  • The Benevolent Lords of Sometimes Island

    by Scott Semegran

    The summer of 1986. Central Texas. William and his friends should be having a blast. Instead, they are hounded by the Thousand Oaks Gang and their merciless leader, Bloody Billy. William found Billy's backpack. And because of what it contains, Billy desperately wants it back, and he'll do anything to get it. William hatches a plan for his friends to sneak away and hide in an abandoned lake house, except they become stranded on the lake's desolate island without food or water. Will... 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
  • DERWOOD GOES CARIBBEAN

    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
  • The Longest, Darkest Night!

    by Peter B Lewis
    On the rarest of all nights – a total eclipse of the moon occurs on Winter Solstice. Mrs. Owl, Madam Opossum, Young Weasel, Mr. Raccoon and Brother Fox are scared. The wise old storyteller, Grampa Cedar, who has seen it all, guides his nocturnal neighbors through a night they’ll never forget. The Longest, Darkest Night! is an illustrated children’s story about the wonders of nature, celestial cycles and the “humanness” of animals. Fear of the dark and the unknown, collaboration, generosity an... more
  • Caroline and the Not-Mamma

    by Barbara Leary

    A toddler alternates between terror and fury when her parents leave her in the care of her Grandmother for the day. To Caroline, “Grandmother” is “Not-Mamma. She screams at the woman’s every attempt to make her happy and imagines the worst about the kindly woman: Terrifying teeth that could eat her! Hair like wild worms! A lunch of red snakes! But as the day goes on, Caroline’s fears fail to materialize and she finds it harder and harder to remain grumpy.... more

  • A Goddess Among Men

    by Daniel Davidsohn

    From the primitive ruggedness of the Amazon rainforest to the privileged society of New York, three generations experience triumph and tragedy in this saga of loyalty, corruption, greed . . . but one woman has the power to change it all.

    In 1907, Julian Welch and Alan Reid meet by chance in the jungles of the Amazon attracted by the riches of the rubber boom. Pioneers in an era of uncertainty, they form an unlikely alliance and establish the foundation for a successful ... more

  • Fending off a Dragon from Hebe Haven

    by Zen Cheng
    Jeff Li lost his parents after his father was wrongfully accused of spying for China. Years later he was working as a double agent in Hong Kong and feeling the need for a change to cope with isolation and self-doubt. The year of 2019 presented opportunities for him to advance his CIA career and his relationship with his girlfriend who did not know about his secret occupation. Several assignments during this year placed Jeff on the scenes of police brutality against the protesters in Hong Kong an... more
  • Elle of Portuana

    by Samuel Narh

    Elle of Portuana is about environmental stewardship. Assist Elle to plant more trees across the world.

    Elle is from a small town by the beach named Portuana. She loves trees, nature, and saving money. This picture book takes a child into Elle's world. The child then sees how Elle ties all her passions together.

     

  • From The Wolf's Den

    by Kirsty Campbell
    Stefan Gundelach, a six-year-old Jewish boy, is forced to flee from Berlin, Germany after SS officers destroy the orphanage he resides in during Kristallnacht. With very few other options, Stefan is sent via the Kindertransport scheme to Britain where he enrols in the Grimley Institute For Boys, a boarding school situated in Gravesend, Kent. Having left his father-figure, Frank Falkenberg, and his best friend, Jens Wintermeyer, behind, Stefan struggles to adapt to British life and is left fe... more

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