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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • Hope and Freckles: Fleeing to a Better Forest

    by Bill Kiley
    Hope, a white-tailed deer, and her spotted fawn, Freckles, are facing hunger and danger in their forest. Hope decides that they must leave their home and go in search of a better place where they will be safe. When they arrive at a new forest, Hope and Freckles face unexpected challenges that will force them apart. Will they be reunited?
  • I'm a? A Book of Rhymes, Riddles, and Choices

    by Nicole Beil

    I'm a? A Book of Rhymes, Riddles, and Choices is a fun read-aloud picture book for kids 3 to 5 years old. You follow Rachel and Randy on a detective adventure as they solve each riddle that takes them to the next exciting destination. Containing riddles and multiple-choice, as if First 100 Words met I-Spy, it tests your child's critical ... more

  • Laughter of a Crazy Man

    by Michel Dioubate

    The book you always wanted to read but could not find.

  • The Jellies and the Crunchers

    by Matt Bell
    The Jellies and The Crunchers deals with a community that is sharply divided on how to act, dress, think, and what to eat. There is a great conflict in the community and an even greater resolution led by a brave little girl who brings the community together. It is a beautifully illustrated and fun book for children of grades 1-3 to be read to and 4-8 to read and discuss.
  • Escape from the Mad Man: For Your First Nights of Freedom

    by Valerie Elmhirst & Larry Lalonde
    A woman makes the courageous, dangerous decision to escape with her young children from domestic violence. Based on a true story, this picture book helps mothers explain their situation to their kids, with love and reassurance.
  • Ronaldo: Vixen's Flying Workshop

    by Maxine Sylvester

    He dreams of winning the North Pole sleigh race. But his teammate is sure to wreck everything!

    Santa’s top reindeer, Vixen Pederson, is hosting a teamwork workshop—and Ronaldo has his flying goggles packed and ready to go! In training for a sleigh race, the cadets must work together to win the ultimate prize—Jingle Bells! But Ronaldo’s dream turns into a nightmare when Cupid joins his side. She’s the worst flying cadet, ever! And his squabb... more

  • Ronaldo: Rudi's Birthday Extravaganza

    by Maxine Sylvester

    He wants his friend to have the best birthday party ever, but when the superstar Magician cancels, disaster is on the cards!

    Ronaldo loves magic and when his best friend announces Monty the Moose, the most spectacular magician in the world, is performing at his birthday party, he is beside himself with excitement.

    First, he must save his pocket-money for the perfect present and deliver cakes for the local baker. Only tragedy strikes when bullies ambush Ronaldo in ... more

  • Redneck Dystopia

    by David Xu
    Redneck Dystopia is a fictional tale about a brutal socialist America beginning after the 2020 election. The three equal branches are destroyed, totalitarianism sets in, and the country splits again. The Supreme Court is the weak link to enabling one-party rule after 245 years of free enterprise. Socialists run the nation with an iron grip and throw many Christians and capitalists in jail or worse. The government is supreme over the individual. Follow Sharon, Dale, and others from the mountains ... more
  • The Maple Seed Helicopter

    by Marco Collina
    This is fictional story based on true accounts. Upon the dawn of WWII, the unfortunate fate of many young children placed them in an Italian orphanage. These children found themselves in a depressed environment with lack of parental love or proper aliment or essential needs. Without the proper guidance or care, three young boys manage to escape the orphanage on their own. After a close encounter with death, they are miraculously taken in by an elderly couple who lived on a farm in the mountains ... more
  • Leaving Lonesome

    by Paula Scott
    A family torn apart by war. A love affair that reaches to the sky. And a secret with the power to redeem or destroy them… John Reno returns from Vietnam a disgraced army helicopter pilot wracked by guilt and grief. Homeless and alone he makes his way from one crop-dusting job to the next until he reaches the woman who can grant him redemption or ensure his damnation. Swampy Callohan is a young widow barely holding on to her crop-dusting company. She flies her trusty old Stearmans from dawn... more
  • You're a Worthwhile Person in More Ways Than a Million

    by Chapters Media LLC

    "Simeon Johnson's exuberant celebration of the 'invisible' people who make up our society's support system is nothing short of marvelous. He gives us a unique glimpse into the daily lives of the hardworking men and women around us - people who deserve greater recognition for their invaluable contributions." -Willie E. Gary Willie E. Gary, founder of Gary, Williams, Parenti, Finney, Lewis, McManus, Watson & Speranto, L.C., grew up in a shack he shared with his migrant... more

  • Striving After Wind Part

    by Sharon Traner
    Annie Winston and her brothers have been surrounded by wealth and prestige all their lives. But, as their mother says, “They don’t know how to dream.” When she dies, their father seizes upon an opportunity to uproot the family and moves them to farm in the Mississippi Valley near Dubuque, Iowa, a place that is unlike anything they had ever imagined.

    This family saga is written against the backdrop of the global turmoil of the last three years of the Vietnam War, 1970 to 1973, causing thi... more
  • The Risk in Crossing Borders

    At age 54, Yana Pickering is comfortably and firmly rooted in Seattle. On the other side of the world, Elias is neither comfortable nor rooted. His once-secure life as head of surgery at a major Aleppo hospital has been destroyed by the Syrian conflict. Now he’s on a desperate quest to locate his son and daughter—all that’s left of his family. The thread that draws these two together forms an engrossing story that spans Seattle, Beirut, Syria, and France. Yana finds herself on a personal journ... more
  • Age of Consent

    by Amanda Brainerd
    Three young women struggle to come of age in 1983 when their adult role models are in deep crisis. All three grapple with boys, sex, drugs and predatory older men.
  • Midnight in New California

    by Lisa Renée Julien
    Cora Broussard finds herself restless in utopian 2030’s San Francisco until a seemingly chance meeting with a sultry free spirit from the Jobber underclass leads her on a journey back to the country of her birth.
  • Peter and the Parachute

    by James Manning
    Written by international award-winning authors and consultant clinical psychologists Dr. James Manning and Dr. Nicola Ridgeway, 'Peter and the Parachute' is a book for children aged between 6 and 9 who may sometimes feel a little risk-averse. Beautifully illustrated by Irena Urosevic, Peter, a golden eagle hatchling, confronts his deepest fears and discovers who he really is through an unusual set of circumstances.