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  • Brandon Makes Jiǎo Zi (餃子)

    by Eugenia Chu
    Brandon Makes Jiǎo Zi (餃子) is about a little Chinese-American boy named Brandon who gets a surprise visit from his grandma from China, Pó Po (婆婆). While Brandon and Pó Po (婆婆) are making Chinese dumplings, called jiǎo zi (餃子), Brandon makes a mess and he and Pó Po (婆婆) have a good laugh!  They chat and bond over the experience.  Then Brandon eats and eats and eats and makes a surprise at the end that delights the whole family! This story includes some conversational Mandarin Chinese (including... more
  • Birthday at the Museum

    by Brittany Reiher
    Lily is celebrating her birthday and she is having her birthday party at the Museum of Natural History. She invites her three friends Carter, Michael, and Mia along to celebrate her special day. Lily is overwhelmed with joy when she arrives at the museum. As Lily and her friends make their way around the museum, they will encounter many pleasant surprises that will make Lily’s day even more special.
  • Liam's Story

    by Tommy Coletti
    Centenarian Liam Corcoran tells his family story. He is the son of an Irish immigrant who travels with his mother and sister from Quincy, Massachusetts to Norwich, Connecticut after the death of his father in1914. His mother arranges for them to board with a large Italian family while she searches for employment. His life changes quickly only days after arriving at the boarding house when his mother and sister die from pneumonia. He becomes a fourteen year old orphan. The kindness and gener... more
  • Dishonorably Interred

    by Tommy Coletti
    Colonel John Moore was a career officer. His plan, however, to retire Brigadier General, never materialized because of multiple moral flaws in his character that came to light. The punishment behind those revelations pushed him to the edge. Assigned to supervise the cataloging of the newly found wealth of the emergent democratic nation of Iraq after the rule of Saddam Hussein, he orchestrates a plan to steal $11 million of this new-found wealth and ship it to the United States.He methodical choo... more
  • Special Delivery

    by Tommy Coletti
    The world is in Turmoil in 2014. Fuel costs have skyrocketed since a major hurricane hit the Houston, Texas oil refineries and a catastrophic terrorist attack has almost completely destroyed Saudi Arabia’s ability to ship crude oil to the world. Middle East stability is non-existent and America has spawned a new sub class citizen called the Rogue. Allegiance and patriotism exists in the minority of America’s citizens. Terrorists have begun to prey on America’s weakness. Jonathan Sprague is a tru... more
  • A COLLECTION OF SHORT STORIES AND ESSAYS: FOR MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOL

    by Hammad Farooqui
    Looking for imaginative short stories on topics like ‘Meeting With An Alien’, ‘A Robbery On A Running Train’, ‘Imagine If You Had Wings’? Then do not look any further! Our short stories are quick and easy to read, write and relate. The captivating stories are sure to enthrall and fascinate readers of all age groups. The short stories which are available in the eBook and paperback format will not only improve the imagination of young readers but may also fetch good marks in their examinations. Si... more
  • Where A Booger Goes

    by Baker Andrews
    New Children’s Book About Boogers Poised to Reduce Germs, Save Desks and Sleeves. Kids put boogers everywhere. It’s disgusting. Author Baker Andrews and Illustrator Sean Long tackle this sticky topic in the new children’s book Where A Booger Goes. With catchy rhymes and beautiful, colorful, hilarious illustrations, Andrews’ book aims to educate and delight with equal parts laughter and gross-outs. “When I worked with kids, I saw a lot of…interesting habits as far as booger disposal goes.... more
  • Growth

    by AJ Smith
    A middle-aged, alcoholic, and newly divorced landscaper is forced to undergo an intellectual overhaul when he hires two recent college graduates as Summer help. As he explores the works of Stein, Camus, Dostoevsky, and others, he gathers a new appreciation of the relationship between art and nature, but perhaps at the expense of his own grip on reality.
  • The Summer of Crud

    by Jonathan LaPoma
    The summer after graduating from college, troubled 22-year-old Danny Wolinski takes a cross-country US road trip with his friend, Ian Perez, hoping to find the inspiration to reach his songwriting potential, start a band, and avoid student teaching in the fall. Danny is tormented by intense physical and psychological pain and sees music as his only relief, but the more he searches for this inspiration in an America filled with endless parties, heavy drugs, and lost souls, the more he question... more
  • Charmer Boy Gypsy Girl

    by Mr. Victor Harrington
    The essence and meaning of a transcendent love between two people-the kernel of human existence-is often found in the crucible of war. Such was the love between Bosko, a Serbian boy and Admira, a Bosnian girl who were caught in one of the most barbaric and brutal periods of the last century-the breakup of Yugoslavia. Unwilling to ever be parted they lived like animals among the dead and the dying, even as they hid from those who sought to destroy them. Bosko would not leaved Admira when he had ... more
  • The Unusual Suspects

    by Dominic Carrillo
    When fourteen-year-old Nia ditched her elite international school and jumped on a train from Sofia, Bulgaria to Berlin, Germany, she didn't expect to cross paths with elderly Kurt Chavez. But once they meet, and become unlikely murder suspects, a new and unexpected adventure begins.
  • Hourie Syrup

    by Soro Hattie

    Within the ravages of constant war of annihilation, Firehead reminisces about his relationships with the most dellllllicious women to have ever existed.  Living in an occupying and dominating Muslim Arab culture, while being a heathen Kurd also experiences his own rotten to the core Kurdish culture, Christianity, fun and games, hilarious subhumans and alien sprites, verge of daily death traps, torments, incalculable losses with indelible mental scars. 

     

  • Missing Mr. Wingfield

    by E. Christopher Clark

    Veronica Silver confronts a salesman pitching memories, pretty pictures of her past reframed by his haunting question: what if?

  • Decades of Deception

    by Patrick J. Callahan
    Patrick Callahan receives shocking news. His late parents concealed a dark family secret from him for forty years. Repressed memories of childhood trauma flood his mind, forcing Patrick to open an obsessive investigation into his unknown past. An incredibly convoluted tale of deceit, extortion, abuse, and police corruption unfolds before Patrick learns the truth about his early life.
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  • Degrees of Love: A Novel

    by Lisa Slabach
    Like the shiny new BMW parked in the driveway of the Silicon Valley home she shares with her husband, Matt, and their two boys, Susan Sinclair is the picture of personal and professional success. Yet with each advance in her career, Matt has grown more distant. When Susan meets her new boss, Reese Kirkpatrick, their working relationship slowly turns into something more. Now, unable to stomach the façade her marriage has become yet unwilling to decimate her family by moving forward with Reese, Su... more

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