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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • The Adventures of Gary the Rabbit & Jerry the Elephant

    by Steven Friedman
    From the debut author, Steven Friedman comes the new tale, The Adventures of Gary the Rabbit & Jerry the Elephant. Children who love Peter the Rabbit, will adore Gary and Jerry the tiny elephant. It takes a place in the forest of Redwood, but when all the water goes missing, the animals have to adapt. Gary’s dad, Geoffrey travels with a few other rabbits up north to a new forest and home. Gary on the other hand stays in Redwood with Jerry. They found a cabin with a garden and fresh water. Gar... more
  • Detaching Roots: Poetry and Prose

    by Beverly Maier
    Detaching Roots extracts the pain that we all experience and bleeds it onto paper, spilling out words that everyone can understand. This book targets anyone who has dealt with the atrocities of life and faced most of them alone. It is divided into four sections: Detaching, Hurting, Healing, and Falling. Detaching Roots will take you on an emotional journey as you read this unfeigned collection of raw, and truly unfiltered, poetry.
  • Moon Flower

    by Neil Perry Gordon
    It’s the year 1675. Eighteen-year-old Lukas Pietersen is about to consume the ceremonial substance, known as Moon Flower. The potent seeds from this nighttime blooming plant, as prepared and administered by a shaman, will cause Lukas to lose his memory and begin his quest to become a warrior of the Pequawket tribe. This epic tale follows Lukas, a young boy in the Dutch controlled territory of New Amsterdam, as he meets chiefs, shamans, warriors, and the English army on his quest to seek a... more
  • A Cobbler's Tale

    by Neil Perry Gordon
    A huge wave of Eastern European migration is hitting the New World. It's 1910. Pincus Potasznik, a Jewish cobbler, has left his pregnant wife and three small children to sail for America. His goal is to seek a new life for his family in the burgeoning Lower East Side of Manhattan. On his traumatic voyage across the Atlantic on the SS Amerika steamship, Pincus meets Jakob Adler, a young man running from an accidental murder of a notorious crime boss in Warsaw. Opportunities await them in N... more
  • Lacewood: A Novel of Time and Place

    by Jessica James
    Two people trying to escape their pasts find a connection through an old house—and fulfill a destiny through the secrets it shares.
  • The Six Gifts: Part I: Secrets

    by Christie K. Kelly
    At some point, we all question why we’re here on this planet, in this life. Olivia Alfieri has more reason than most to ask these, as she racks up near death experiences and clearly clairvoyant visions. Make room in your schedule for some self-reflection, and frantic page-turning, when you pick up Christie K. Kelly’s The Six Gifts Part I: Secrets [Bruce Farr Creative Publishing, April 11, 2019]. It is in the aftermath of her most recent face-off with mortality that we meet Olivia and her bro... more
  • Elsie's Story: This Story Has No Hero

    by Michael Murphy

    "Elsie's Story: This Story Has No Hero" is story of schoolyard bullying. Contains a Glossary and a reproducible "Elsie's Story Character Test." It is a powerful addition to any school’s character education library.


  • When Everything Was Possible

    by G.S. Bernhardt
    When Everything Was Possible follows the intuitive wanderings of a twenty-two year old woman, Anna, from hiking the Long Trail in Vermont to working as an apprentice at a goat farm and for an artisanal cheese maker. The precipices of Vermont’s ridgelines conflate to become the very personal precipice Anna looks out from as she surveys all the possible paths for her life. Seeking an alternative to the conventional, she sets about to redefine life, deliberating as much on the natural world as she ... more
  • Everything Under the Sun

    by Jessica Redmerski
    Thais Fenwick was eleven-years-old when civilization fell, devastated by a virus that killed off the majority of the world’s population. For seven years, Thais and her family lived in a community of survivors deep in the heart of the Appalachian Mountains. But when her town is attacked by raiders, she and her blind sister are taken away to the East-Central Territory where she is destined to live the cruel and unjust kind of life her late mother warned her about. Atticus Hunt is a troubled soldi... more
  • Tears of the Phoenix

    by Lonnie Beerman
    In Tears of the Phoenix, author Lonnie Beerman does an outstanding job of bringing to life three young boys who deal with issues real boys experience, on a daily basis; bullying, domestic abuse, absence of a father or one who doesn’t engage, death and more, all from the perspective of three troubled, amazingly wonderful kids. This book is a window into the innermost thoughts and feelings of boys and men. It will heal not only men and boys but also the women who love them and struggle to underst... more
  • If I Could Die

    by K.S. Dunigan

    "There's a set time, a season, for everything under the heavens," Tobiel said. "You can ask God to do something numerous times. Get others to ask for you. And He still will not move until the set time, when everything is beautiful. Including you." --from IF I COULD DIE
    John "Dusty" Wilson's life is falling apart. His wife Lisa has left him, and he's having a hard time convincing her to come back home. When his ... more

  • Burning Watercolors

    by Jillian Laine
    Burning Watercolors is about a young mother and her little boy who escape an abusive home, and the trials and triumphs they face together. Written in first person from both the mother’s and young son’s point of view, the story gives readers vivid insight into these characters’ hearts and minds. Ethan’s kindergarten year is the year that his life changed. From Ethan’s perspective it just means his dad is gone for now, and at any moment the abuse might happen again. Kate is ready to face life wi... more
  • Soyala: Daughter of the Desert

    by Cindy Burkart Maynard
    Based on the archaeological and anthropological record, this story is a vivid and convincing drama depicting the lives of a small clan of ancient puebloans of northern New Mexico. It is set in the thirteenth century, long before Europeans reached the Southwest. The narrative is fresh, alive and fast-paced. The prose is highly polished and readable. Its strong, finely-drawn characters come to life showing us how they faced the challenges of climate, landscape, and survival. The themes of birth, d... more
  • Josephine's Daughter

    by A.B. Michaels
    In the late nineteenth century, Wealthy and headstrong Kit Firestone chafes under the strictures of the Golden City’s high society, especially the interference of her charming but overbearing mother, Josephine. Kit’s secret rebellion leads to potentially catastrophic results and keeps her from finding true happiness. When her brother nearly dies from a dangerous infection, Kit defies convention and becomes a working nurse. Through her troubled romance with a young doctor and a series of d... more
  • Exploring My Ideas

    by Fida Abbott

    Exploring My Ideas is comprised of ten evocative short stories that were crafted from the authors personal experiences and observations. Every short story is followed by the authors explanation how she got an idea and wrote it into a short story. This book includes a simple and practical guide on how to explore and compose ideas into short stories, as well as publishing tips. This book not only gives readers easy steps to build a story from their point of view but it... more

  • Eat@Zeke's

    by christopher Joseph
    Time; for better or worse, ultimately always begets change.Zeke’s Kitchen, a well known Detroit, Michigan east side Soul Food restaurant has been devastated by the closing of nearby automobile plants that have fueled it’s eatery for decades.The Woods family have owned and operated Zeke’s since the Civil Rights movement of the 1960’s. Since the passing of Ezekiel S. Woods Sr. his beloved and devoted wife Mrs. Tyla Woods, known simply as ‘Mama’ has run the historic business.Collapsing in front of ... more