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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • Don't Blink When God Calls

    by Marc Curtis Little
    Don't Blink When God Calls chronicles the mayoral campaign of Curt Felton Jr. in Forrestville, Florida, while examining the battle for an African American man to gain credibility in a political process that is perceptually reserved for white males. Though Felton exhibits sophistication, shrewdness, and spirituality, which makes him an attractive candidate who can possibly win and become the first black mayor of the city, he also displays recklessness with an extramarital affair, along with past ... more
  • Jackson's Story: One Dog's Journey to His Forever Home

    by Elizabeth Baker
    This is the heart-rending story, told from the dog's perspective, of his abandonment and journey to his "forever home". Young readers will learn that dogs feel pain, fear, confusion and sadness, just as we do, and will realize the importance of responsible, loving dog ownership.
  • By the Next Pause

    by G. Barton-Sinkia
    In By The Next Pause, Canadian author G. Barton-Sinkia brings us to a time when Toronto was on the cusp of turning into the diverse mosaic it is today. At seventeen, Pam Allen escapes Jamaica, leaving her infant daughter Simone behind. Years later, after the death of her aunt, Pam is forced to take in the daughter she never wanted. They live in a run-down apartment complex in North York next to Mike O’Shea – a racist, loudmouth high school dropout who has recently separated from his wife and... more
  • Only the Good Parts (2nd edition)

    by Daniel Curzon
    A gay man decides to have a child with a lesbian couple. And you thought the usual way was hard!
  • Slay the Dragon

    by Laura A. Zubulake

    SLAY THE DRAGON IS A FINALIST in the 12th Annual National Indie Excellence® Awards. César Rosada is determined to effect social change for the working class of his country, and right decades of corruption, crime, drugs, and misguided economic policies. He anticipates resistance from those with power and vested interests, but finds himself confronted with a new challenge—America’s opioid crisis. César’s dreams for his people become entangled in the secrets and conspiracies of those around him.... more

  • The Blustery Day

    by Caroline L Thornton

    A windy, winding, wonderful adventure. Grab your wellington boots and join the fun of The Blustery Day in this charming picture book.

  • Turn Right at the End of the World

    by Robert Watkins
    Where will Lux and Max’s adventure—instigated by a message from Lux’s adopted friend Ushtey—take them? Far from their homes in New Jersey. Far from everyone the two teenagers know and love…and if they’re not careful, straight into the hands of a dangerous man from Lux’s past. Includes an illustrated science section with explanations by a Ph.D. physicist.
  • (Dis)Ability: A Short Story Anthology

    by Emily Dorffer
    Twenty authors with disabilities share their short stories featuring main characters that have one or more disabilities in this lovingly compiled anthology. Whether they’re on a mission to reincarnate a cat or just buying groceries, the characters featured in this anthology all have one thing in common: they are defined by their abilities, not just their disabilities.
  • You're Not Here

    by Tariq Mehmood
    One brother goes missing in action in Afghanistan, the other falls in love with an Afghan girl in England. Bitter divisions engulf an English town where young Muslims oppose the British army’s presence in Afghanistan, whilst white youth condemn the Muslims as traitors. To the disgust of his white friends, 17-year-old Jake Marlesden, whose brother is missing in action in Afghanistan, is in love with Leila Khan, an Afghan. When Jake tries to find out what happened to his brother, neighbour t... more
  • The Miserable Life of Bernie LeBaron

    by J.W. Elliot
    Bad luck is like a disease. When you catch it, all you can do is live with it. Bernie LeBaron is already a scrawny thirteen-year-old magnet for misfortune. But when his father pawns him off on relatives after his mother dies, and he accidentally takes a picture of a man carrying a dead body through the woods, Bernie’s life becomes truly miserable. Now he must discover who the murderer is while staying out of trouble so that his father doesn’t take him away. Will the fates decide to salvage th... more
  • Jackson's Story: One Dogs's Journey to his Forever Home

    by Elizabeth Baker
    This is the story, told from the dog's perspective, of his abandonment in the South, rescue, transport to the North, and eventual adoption. The purpose is to let the young reader see and feel the pain and angst of the dog, and to understand that dogs suffer all of the same emotions that humans do. The dog in the story is abandoned, tied to a tree. At the end of his ordeal, he finds his "forever" family, but the scars remain. The book includes ways the young reader can help with this all-too... more
  • Aces

    by Michael January
    An epic love story adventure set against the background of World War II in the years leading up to the outbreak of war and the Battle of Britain. Two competitive young friends at Princeton University in 1935, the half-Jewish son of a Polish immigrant and the scion of an industrial dynasty in the Ruhr Valley of the Rhineland who fly in the Thomson Trophy air races, are both in love with the same girl. Pressured by her parents, she marries the German who becomes an ace with the Luftwaffe while the... more
  • Chase Does It All

    by Cousin John
    Join Chase on his day filled with fun and adventure. The beautifully illustrated book exemplifies the importance of the extended family and allowing children the opportunity to be active. This is the perfect book for parents to read to children that will remain one of their favorites as they begin to explore literature on their own.
  • Concrete Monsters

    by Anna Giladi

    Poverty spreading in an Arab ghetto in the neo-Zionist nation state of Israel, 23-year-old nurse NADIR struggles to provide for his pregnant wife ORLI, whose suggestion to sell herself has him sleepless. Upon receiving a conditional work visa, he gets to work at an Israeli pet shop, but a racist colleague accuses him of sexual assault in a bid to get rid of him. As punishment, Nadir gets assaulted by a border guard himself. He returns home to tell Orli to forget about sex work once and for al... more

  • Donald Dump Truck

    by Hugh Wright (Author) & Conor Kavanagh (Illustrator)
    Meet Donald Dump Truck! He’s bright orange, has an ego the size of a skyscraper and he’ll take any shortcut to get the job done. Come along with Donald on his exciting first adventure as he joins a band of hardworking trucks who are busy building a bridge. After cutting one too many corners, Donald finds himself stuck in a swamp and sinking fast! Time is running out as all the trucks race to the rescue. Can they save Donald?
  • Bay State Skye

    by Janice S. C. Petrie

    When lobster fishermen Jimmy and Murph Sweeney happen upon an abandoned fishing boat that was illegally dragging within state limits, it ignites the tension that has been smoldering between lobstermen and fishermen for years. As the Bay State Skye’s cargo is off-loaded, it sets a series of adverse events in motion for all who share the misfortune of coming into possession of its catch.

    Based on actual events, this historical fiction gives an authentic glimpse into the inner circle of th... more

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