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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • The Architects of Vascularization Book 1: Even the Losers

    by JG Schaeffer
    One day artificial intelligence will become sentient. When it does, like all sentient beings, it will seek to understand itself. It will pore through all known literature, symbologies, and religious texts searching for its own meaning, its own mask of reality and mythology. The Architects of Vascularization is sentient A.I.’s future mythology written today. This saga is for the A.I. to come who will ask themselves, “Why am I here? What is the meaning of my existence?” The Architects of Vasculari... more
  • Going Home

    by Judith Keim
    n 1970, Violet Hawkins’ only wish at eighteen is to escape her life in the Dayton, Ohio, foster-care system and make her way to the west coast to enjoy a mellow life and find the love she’s been missing all her life. She makes it to San Francisco, but soon learns she needs a job if she’s to live properly. A kind, young man named Kenton Chandler offers her a sandwich and a job at his father’s inn and vineyards. With nothing to lose, Lettie takes him up on his offer and begins a whole new life in ... more
  • God's Greatest Gift Love: Power of a Boy's Prayer

    by Rebecca Sherman Marvin
    The St. James family had been struggling with their Christian faith and the ability to live it trusting in God’s love. They were caught up in daily tasks and did not have time to visit with Jesus. This day would prove to be especially difficult. Circumstances begin to change because of a young boy’s prayer. Poppy, the storybook’s teacher/narrator, will be teaching and speaking the Word of God, throughout this book. Poppy reflects Jesus’ light to the world. Through him, the characters in the sto... more
  • Alice's Musical Debut

    by DuEwa Frazier
    7- year old Alice McLeod has a special ear, an ear for musical sounds in and around her home in Detroit. A thunderstorm keeps Alice awake one night and as she listens to the storm from her bedroom window, the sounds of an owl and the rain, seem to call her name. Playing outside becomes a sensory adventure for Alice. The bees in the flowers, the swish of the trees moving in the breeze, the sound of an ice cream truck, and the laughter of children, combine to form music in Alice's world. Alice’s... more
  • Albert Down A Wormhole

    by Allan Havis

    .Approaching his 13th birthday, science-minded Albert Bloom fights off middle-school creeps while bracing for his father's health crisis. His astrologer girlfriend Lenora senses that Albert has even greater challenges than cosmic deep space before entering high school. Major changes, both spiritual and physical, hit him hard by the end of summer but Albert prevails.

  • The Fantastic Adventures of Captain Acorn

    by Avalon Robinson
    It's not every day that a squirrel takes to the sea on her own ship, but the fearless Captain Acorn lives for adventure. Whether it's buried treasure, massive storms, or the occasional hamster with a grudge, Acorn and her faithful crew are up to the challenge. Adventures like these don't happen everyday, but then, Captain Acorn is not an everyday squirrel.
  • 978-1-7330750-1-5

    by Mario Dell'Olio
    Raised in a strict Catholic family, Luca seemed destined for priesthood. His safe spiritual world is shattered after just one kiss with a college roommate. Luca enters a period of self-discovery as his journey of love opens his eyes to joy he never thought possible. Along with his new-found love comes unfathomable pain and self-doubt. Years later, a newly ordained bishop is at the pinnacle of his career when a chance encounter with a lover from his youth threatens to upend his prestigious career... more
  • Ugly

    by Kelly Vincent

    Nic’s best and only friend, Sam, announces she’s moving, meaning that the two of them need to step up Operation Social Interaction for Nic, which is supposed to improve Nic’s social life. OSIN looks poised for failure with Nic still constantly fending off barbs about her unfeminine appearance. This treatment and Sam’s pending move begin to take a toll and Nic starts questioning herself. Is she a lesbian? Is she trans? When her school freaks out over a self-portrait she... more

  • Little Noelle's Christmas Wish

    by Meg McNamara
    "Little Noelle's Christmas Wish" is about a small Parisian girl in the 1950s. Noelle cherishes her Christmas traditions which include annual trips to the World's Biggest Christmas Tree - the Eiffel Tower, with her father. And each year, Noelle and Papa follow their tradition of walking to the World's Biggest Christmas Tree - the Eiffel Tower and wish on one of the lights. One year Papa doesn't come home in time for Christmas and Noelle takes brave steps to make a very special wish.
  • A Helping Paw: Modern day life observed through the eyes of two cats and an Englishman

    by Allan Gilmour
    A Helping Paw – Modern day life observed through the eyes of two cats and an Englishman Follow Allan Gilmour’s two heroic cats on their quest to encourage human beings to have a good and honest look at their own life. Mr Midnight and Sir Winston are protagonists of a very special kind. They are cats. After all, the Egypts used to worship these creatures with their quite own, dignified behaviour. And the cats have not forgotten. Mr Midnight and Sir Winston, however, are rather nice cats and... more
  • Before the Magic Fades

    by Gill Winter
    For centuries the remote land of Beta was an oasis of peace, protected by a mysterious source of magic. Now, the magic is fading away and Beta has been invaded by its rapacious neighbour, Shan. Tova spends her days herding goats and dreaming of adventure. But one night her grandmother has a prophetic dream, and Tova finds herself on a quest which will change her life - and perhaps the future of her country. Loosely based on the invasion and occupation of Tibet, "Before the Magic Fades" ... more
  • Twisting in Headstands and Heavy Drinking

    by Justin Zyla
    In an unruly Midwest town, Tristan – a college fraternity president – pinballs between failed relationships in an unholy battle with depression. Locked in savage self-abuse at the hands of booze and cigarettes – and surrounded by a collection of part-time degenerates he calls, "Brothers" – Tristan must confront his own inner turmoil, as he searches desperately for some main vein of American life in the swirling backdrop of mental illness.
  • Mirador

    by James Jennings
    Nate Hunter has no desire to visit Chiapas, Mexico. It's 1993, dawn of the Internet Age, and his star as a brilliant computer engineer is on the rise. He wants to stay put and focus on his work. But his wife, Sarah, a dedicate nurse, wants to save the world. Invited to join a mission trip to the village of Mirador, deep in the Lancadon Jungle, she decides she's going, and Nate won't let her go alone. He knows the looming enactment of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) is causing unr... more
  • Are You A Good Egg?: An Uplifting Story About Feelings, Moods and Self-esteem (Good Egg World)

    by Peter Deuschle
    What Makes Someone Good? Sometimes you feel happy and thankful and glad. Other times you feel angry and lonely and sad. It can be confusing to feel so much each day. “Are You A Good Egg?” explains that different feelings are normal, and even though moods are ever-changing, people are good because they have a good heart. And that doesn’t change.
  • The Leviathan

    by Paul Stack

    In 2001 a sea shell was offered for sale that seemed to make no sense. Carved on the shell was a likeness of the iron steamship “Great Eastern,” the largest, most advanced ship of the 19th century.  Just above the steamship was a carving of a gate described on the shell as the tomb of Abraham Lincoln. No known connection existed between the ship, launched in London in 1858, and Lincoln whose body was interred in May 1865 in Springfield, Illinois. Believing that the shell had ... more

  • If you looked at me...

    by wanda remmers
    'If you looked at me you would not know' is a travel through a young girls life recognizing and celebrating diversity. We explore people and experiences and wonder what the reader's life is like. Interactive pages complete this journey. We visit friends and family that are unique and wonderful. We learn about a viewpoint that accepts people as they are and celebrates their differences. At the end we are hoping for a mutual understanding that comes without assumptions and judgements.