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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • The Point of the Pick: A Novel of the 20th Century

    by Curtis Seltzer
    The Point of the Pick is the story of an explosive battle for president of the coal miners' union that blows up when the Mob corrupts both candidates. The author is a longtime journalist and labor arbitrator who has lived and worked in West Virginia, Pittsburgh, Washington, D.C., and New York City where this epic contest over the union’s bank and pension fund builds to a shocking conclusion. Snappy dialogue combines with rich detail in this gripping saga from the hidden heart of America.
  • Little Flower: A Novel

    by Ted Oswald
    Little Flower chronicles the unique bond shared by two damaged souls: Sister Shanti, a mischievous, elderly nun from Mother Teresa’s Missionaries of Charity, and Meeta, a young prostitute with dreams of a life lived outside the brothel. Thrown together when a young man they love is murdered, they embark upon a darkly comic journey through New Delhi’s underbelly in a search to understand the curious crime that has stolen him. As they plunge ever deeper into mystery and peril, they are forced to c... more

    by CSP McNulty
    On May 5, 1945, in the final hours of WWII, Captain Will Connelly, veteran of the furious Battle of Bastogne, leads his infantry column through the gates of a Nazi prison camp in Upper Austria and discovers a circus of horrors. Unbeknownst to Will or his stunned troops, the camp, Konzentrationslager Mauthausen, operated the last functioning gas chamber of the Holocaust. Traumatized by the gruesome discoveries at Mauthausen, Will joins the U.S. Third Army War Crimes Unit, stationed Dachau. His... more
  • Mister Big

    by Harvey Havel
    A young, Black-American football player must cope with a spinal cord injury as a result of a devious NFL gambling scheme.
  • Airport Novella

    by Tom Comitta

    Airport Novella is a literary supercut, collecting the most common gestures in airport novels. Its four chapters are each dedicated to a particular gesture: nodding, shrugging, odd looks and gasps. Fragments from blockbuster novels like Dan Brown’s The Da Vinci Code and Stephenie Meyer’s Twilight series nod along beside lesser known works like Trump Tower: A Novel, commissioned by Trump himself and written bestselling author Jeffrey Robinson.

    Drawing from the literary collag... more

  • My First Ten Days in Heaven

    by Robert Brown
    Michael Greyson woke one morning feeling better than he had in years. Turns out he felt so good because he had died the day before. The plus side of being dead was he made it to Heaven. The potential downside was he didn’t believe in Heaven, or God. With help from his guide Pete, Mike explores the meaning of life and death. In addition to adventures such as scaling Mount Everest, Mike met Einstein and Freud, his parents when they were children, and the woman who invented the wheel. He entered th... more
  • Wilber's Scary Day!

    by Collette Dahl Lorentzen
    A delightful story about a happy puppy that loves to play, but sometimes his nose gets him into trouble. Wilber learns a valuable lesson.
  • Happyland: A Fairy Tale in Two Parts

    by Tesfahiwet "Tes" Mekonnen
    Would you like to court me to Happyland?" Prince Gobbledygook asks Lily Marshmallow and himself. Therein the journey begins to find Happyland. Follow him as he tries to define happiness with a little help from his friends, Big Wig Sophisticated Pig, Brutus Beaujolais and Cornelius Wordbook, a book-for-a-head English gentleman. Prince Gobbledygook duels, loses his ladylove, regains his original name and gains a friendship that will last forfourforevers. Will they make it to Happyland?
  • Left Cross Right Cross

    by G. Chip Greene

    "Left Cross Right Cross" explores the early life of Jesus of Nazareth. He develops an unshakeable relationship with childhood friends Cris and Daani. Ultimately the friends separate as teens and their lives take divergent paths. Jesus retreats to the wilderness and defines his Godly heritage and undeniable mission. His friends stray from their families and traditions and find intrigue, heartache and trouble in the dark Philistine city of Ashod. The providence of YHWH reunites the tr... more

  • ISBN: 978-1-5320-1479-6

    by Marc Kaplan
    Three young adult outcasts converge on Skagway, Alaska in 1897 hoping that the Klondike Gold Rush will transform their lives. A disillusioned Jared Monroe rebels against the life chosen for him by his father and leaves Yale Divinity School for home in the Mid West. But his family violently casts him out. So he embarks on a journey with his semi-feral dog to regain his idealism in the West. Maggie Saunders, a high-class prostitute in St. Louis, acts in self-defense against a cruel customer only t... more
  • Always Here

    by S.L. Mauldin
    Miranda is an awkward teen, who dreams of musical theater stardom and following some encouragement from her eccentric best friend Christian, she decides to audition for their school's upcoming performance. It comes as no surprise when she is beat out by the most popular girl in school. All is not lost however since Miranda is selected to understudy the girl whom everyone views as perfect. Perfect looks, perfect money, and the perfect boyfriend. Even her younger brother's goofy best friend fa... more
  • Spirit Tales Spirit Tale One: The Wheelwork- Don't you Know you're not Alone! (Volume 1)

    by Rabbi Sipporah Joseph
    The ruach (wind) blows wherever it pleases. You hear its sound, but cannot tell from where it comes or where it goes. Just like the wind blows He is whispering to us, can you hear it? After a bad day Danit comes home, alone, rejected, abandoned. She reaches out to the only thing that has kept her going. Her family traditions and faith in God. Suddenly a whirlwind sweeps her away into another realm where she eventually lands on a beach called Crystal Clear. A place where nothing stays hidden, whe... more
  • Spirit Tale Nine: A Miracle Is On Its Way (Spirit Tales) (Volume 9)

    by Rabbi Sipporah Joseph
    It's Chanukah, the Jewish festival of lights. The candles make the evening so beautiful and bright. Nathan, who’s an actor, master of make-believe, is unaware of the greater things he can achieve. But a miracle is on its way, A miracle he needs today, Soon he'll understand there is more than meets the eye, That’s what the Chanukah lights testify
  • Polar Bear Bowler: A Story Without Words (Stories Without Words Book 1)

    by Karl Beckstrand
    (Arctic Humor, sports) “Kids will delight” – Natasha Yim. The adventures of a polar bear who hitches a ride to Antarctica. He’s never seen penguins before; to him they look like something fun to play with. Children (ages 2 – 6) love to make up stories to go with clever pictures created by Ashley Sanborn (The Dancing Flamingos of Lake Chimichanga). Cement vocabulary by describing the action. Snow story by award-winning author Karl Beckstrand (Mini-mysteries for Minors [multicultural/bilingual ser... more
  • Once I Was Very Very Scared

    by Chandra Ippen
    A little squirrel announces that he was once very, very scared and finds out that he is not alone. Lots of little animals went through scary experiences, but they react in different ways. Turtle hides and gets a tummy ache, monkey clings, dog barks, and elephant doesn’t like to talk about it. They need help, and they get help from grown-ups who help them feel safe and learn ways to cope with difficult feelings. This story was written to help children and grown-ups (parents, teachers, and othe... more
  • Boliche polar: Un cuento sin palabras (Cuentos sin palabras nº 1) (Spanish Edition)

    by Karl Beckstrand
    (Wordless Humor, Spanish) El oso polar que juega a los bolos. “Kids will delight” – Natasha Yim. Un oso polar va a la Antártica. Él nunca ha visto a un pingüino -- él se ven como algo divertido con el cual jugar (niños de 2 - 6 años). The adventures of a polar bear who hitches a ride to Antarctica. He’s never seen penguins before; to him they look like something fun to play with. Children (ages 2 – 6) love to make up stories to go with clever pictures created by Ashley Sanborn (The Dancing Flami... more