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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • When Angels Lie (Lies)

    by Joe Nuckols
    Wynn Truman is a good guy with a big problem. He's in the positive-thinking business with a negative attitude. This is the first in a series of novels about - Lies.
  • Pling's Party

    by Arielle Haughee
    What happens when an exuberant exclamation point keeps taking over a story? Things get pretty interesting... Pling is an exclamation point--he adds excitement to stories. He has one rule to follow: he can only appear twice in the story. As the tale of three goats unfolds, Pling has trouble staying out of the story until he's needed. Things get a bit out of hand and hilarity ensues. In this book, children will learn to identify exclamation points in text as well as observe how an exclamatio... more
  • Yet Today

    by Anthony Caplan
    Yet Today, a contemporary novel from Anthony Caplan, explores the mythic fallout of a man's quest to save his family from the decay of a drug- riddled and conspiracy-addled world. To be released on Teacher Appreciation Day, May 5, 2020, Yet Today is set in a New England threatened by drugs and criminal organizations, a country on the brink of destruction from within and without. Gillum Kaosky is married to Sibyl and has three children. They have raised their family on a farm in central New Hamp... more
  • The Siren and The Swordfish

    by Andrea Reznik
    The Siren and the Swordfish happily swim the ocean aiding the needy and assisting the wounded. Marine Pirates move to the bottom of the sea to claim all of its riches. Will the Pirates break the bonds of love between the Siren and the Swordfish to claim the ocean as their own?
  • The Monster Dog - A Small Dog with a Big Attitude

    by CARMEN TRIBBETT
    THE MONSTER DOG is a happy and funny book with delightful pictures. It is written for young children and early readers. The "Monster Dog" is a small Shih Tzu with a big attitude. Demitasse considers herself a high-classed Shih Tzu and carries her treats to the dining room to eat them there. She even has her own sidewalk as she prances down the curb. The book is written in "first dog" and deals with love and forgiveness. Carmen is introduced in the book as being like a mother. Carmen and Tasse la... more
  • Just Because...: A Story Book About Self-Acceptance

    by C.M. Harris
    Ms. Freckle has a secret she's worried that her students will laugh at, but the students try to show her there's nothing to fear -- or is there? What could her secret be? We all have differences, but once you step into the class of Ms. Freckle -- the nicest teacher of them all, there's no need to worry! Just Because... is a feel-good story about accepting who we are and finding the courage to be who we are despite what others may think. Viewed from the teacher's perspective giving children... more
  • My Name is Saul

    by Lin Wilder

    "The time I was born for is here. I will wage war against these Christians, and I will emerge victorious. My name is Saul."

     

    St. Paul the Apostle is a towering biblical figure, but almost nothing is known about his early life as Saul of Tarsus.

    As death loomed over him at Mamertine Prison in Rome, under the watchful eye of his jailer and final follower Aurelius, he wrote:

    I will die tomorrow. In the morning, around sunrise.

    ... more
  • 88 Keys to Surviving Prison

    by F Stephen Foster

    Dear Reader: I am your enemy.

    The first page of my story testifies that I am also a liar and a fool—but. Key #30: Lies are an attempt to externalize my inner reality.

    Reader versus author, 88 Keys calls us to battle. You. Versus. Me.

    My main goal is to entertain you outrageously but expect traps. My story is dramatic, and loaded with enough compelling truths to hide the traps until after you’re snared.

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  • A Ghost Refused

    by F Stephen Foster

    Dear Reader: I am your enemy.

    The first page of my story testifies that I am also a liar and a fool—but. Key #30: Lies are an attempt to externalize my inner reality.

    Reader versus author, 88 Keys calls us to battle. You. Versus. Me.

    My main goal is to entertain you outrageously but expect traps. My story is dramatic, and loaded with enough compelling truths to hide the traps until after you’re snared.

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  • The Last Love Letter

    by Felix Alexander
    "What if you were the one?" With those words, Arabella España is lured into a tale of forbidden love and forgotten secrets. In the wake of a murder in 1950's Puerto Rico, Nationalists revolt against American colonialism. An amnesiac recluse, married to a man she does not love, Arabella finds solace in the only remaining book in her possession. One of many banned by Puerto Rico's Gag Law. The mysterious novel entitled THE LAST LOVE LETTER by one Aurelio Valentino leads Arabella on a journey... more
  • Zizzle Selects

    by Zizzle Literary
    Zizzle Selects is a new anthology for teens and features flash fiction stories selected from previous issues of Zizzle for their nuanced sensibility, humor, suspense, and dark fantasy. Authors include winners of major literary awards, creative writing professors, popular YA novelists, as well as some new bold voices. The title also features paintings by Janas Lau, a Hong Kong artist whose works in watercolor and ink celebrate the little joys and wonders of life in that turbulent city. *Dis... more
  • The Last Valentine

    by Felix Alexander
    When Olivia Villalobos finds a bloodstained love letter she endeavors to deliver it before Chief Inspector Sedeño finds it in her possession. A city along the southern coast of Puerto Rico emerges in the aftermath of the Spanish-American War. Olivia, daughter of a drunkard police investigator who never knew the truth behind her mother’s disappearance, finds a bloodstained love letter in the hidden compartment of her father’s coat. Convinced it belonged to the man recently found dead she sets ... more
  • The Storyteller's Student: A Comprehensive Guide to Delivering Stories that Touch Lives and Move People to Act

    by Ikenna Ngene
    Stories not only touch lives, they also move people to act. Imagine this very real scenario - you are asked to give a speech on your best work, after weeks of preparation, the big day finally arrives. As you stand up to speak, words fail you and it seems as if the entire world is against you. You pray for the ground to open so you can quickly disappear inside and yet (fortunately, I should add) nothing happens. What is the best way to learn storytelling, than by reading a story? In this absorb... more
  • Anna's Guide to Getting Even

    by Laura Heffernan

    Anna's perfect life has become a category 5 disaster.

    A hurricane destroying her home is only the beginning of Anna's troubles. Her ex, Eric, plasters private photos of her on billboards all over the city and across the internet. The backlash against her makes the storm look tame: She's suspended from her job. Her current boyfriend dumps her. The cops blame her for the pictures. Her friends vanish.

    Trapped in despair, Anna spirals out of cont... more

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