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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • Laowai for Sale

    by Kurt M. DiClementi

    "Laowai for Sale" is essentially a romance/adventure genre novel, but it also blends mystery, suspense, drama, and comedy seamlessly into its theme. It follows the adventures of four Americans in China with cold-war era notions of what the country will be like. Each of them finds China to be a much different country than they had envisioned. As their experiences unfold in China, they are set against the backdrop of contemporary America during the Obama admi... more

  • Facing the Rising Sun

    by Lois Brown
    Facing the Rising Sun is set in 1960s, Memphis, Tennessee in a dysfunctional, segregated health-care system. Dedicated nurses reject these practices and engage in their own practices that could easily have jeopardized their careers.
  • The Reluctant Queen: The Story of Esther

    by Lin Wilder
    I’m called Esther—a Persian name, and yet I’m a Hebrew. Had I been able to do so, one of the questions I would have asked my mother and father when I grew older was, “Why did you give me this name?” But now, of course, I know why. The story of the orphaned Jewish girl who saves the Jewish nation from extinction is the stuff of fantasy and legend. Did such a person exist? Could an anonymous girl have been selected to be wife of the ancient Persian king of kings? “Esther, soldiers will soon b... more
  • Call me Mary: and Do Call

    by Evelyn Cole
    Mary Lou Rutland wants to protect her hard-won recognition as an outstanding high school teacher. However, she hides a potentially damaging secret . . . addiction to sexual encounters with adult men (anywhere) who fill her emptiness. Mary wants to change, to kick her addiction before revelation of her nightly activities destroys the progress of her students and her job, as well as causing her to be tossed onto the trash heap of her California town.
  • I'll Go Rhythm

    by Justin Webb
    Journey down the rabbit hole of the internet through the eyes of Charlie, a creative kid who loves to play drums and hang out with friends. Charlie meets AL, an algorithm who can promise Charlie everything and anything, but at what cost? Follow Charlie on a path of self-discovery and the realization that the online world isn’t always what it’s cracked up to be….
  • AGENDA 2060: The Future as It Happens

    by A.I. Fabler
    “Agenda 2060: The Future as It Happens” is a novel set 40 years in the future when the hot button topics of today’s Woke Agenda – like Critical Race Theory, Gender Diversity, Hate Speech and Cancel Culture – have been written into the Government’s policy agendas, with wildly absurd consequences. Not the least being that the preferential treatment accorded to victims and minority groups has led to the majority of people competing for special treatment, pitting group against group, and destroying... more
  • The Nymphetamine Girls

    by Vanessa Morris
    The Secrets here in Verdant Glen are expected, they come along with the deeds. Lisette and Natalia are perfect. What all the other girls want to be. Beautiful and famous as their alter egos online, they revel in the joy of sexual exploration, and exhibitionism online. The views, the likes, the followers. It's addictive. Almost as addictive as the forbidden fruit of their new teacher, John May. With a dark past of his own, he sees Lisette for exactly what she is. Both tempting, and troubled... more
  • What Should a Cookaloo Do?

    by Ethan Oberhansly
    Everyone knows one thing about Cookaloos–they need a pillow to sleep. Emmy the Cookaloo had a pillow filled to the brim with puff and fluff. Emmy came home to her coop to find the pillow that was once filled with puff and fluff now seemed to be missing some of its stuff! Without any puff or fluff in sight, how will Emmy sleep through the night?

    by Sally Schloss
    Helping Howard explores the fraught lifetime marriage of a straight older man, his younger gay wife, and the daughter that survives them. An anti-romantic romance, this book tells the tale of The Author who awakens Howard into consciousness in order to become her accomplice in figuring out what happens next. Their ongoing dialogue pushes the story forward through quarrelsome, humorous, psychological cliffhangers. Playing with, and exposing, the creative process adds another dimension to the narr... more
  • Oh Daddy Chronicles 2: Return of Covfefe

    by Barry Robbins
    Oh Daddy Chronicles 2: Return of Covfefe is a contemporary political satire. It continues the hilarious lampooning of the 45th President of the United States - a guy named Trump - that began with the original Chronicles. But the scene has shifted - from the White House to Mar-a-Lago and the object of ridicule now responds to the title Citizen Trump. Join the fun as "Return of Covfefe" brings you the first annual "I Love Trump Beauty Pageant," the Cheneys vs.Trumps showdown, Biden's summit with P... more
  • The Last Days of Dom Sebastian

    by Greg Barron
    How can I rest until this story is told? Can I let such a tale slip unnoticed into history? Or allow men to take liberties, inventing lies about that which is precious to me? I, Luis Pereira, Dom Sebastian’s friend and confessor, can alone let the truth stand for posterity… Dom Sebastian, the deposed king of Portugal, after losing the battle of Alcácer Quibir in Morocco, flees to the East on board the Nossa Senhora dos Anjos. After months on the ocean, her crew ravaged by disease and starvat... more
  • Oh Daddy Chronicles

    by Barry Robbins

    Can’t stand Trump? Love making fun of him? Well, this is the book for you.

    ***Gold Medal award winner for Fiction - Humor/Comedy in Readers' Favorite 2021 International Book Awards***

    Democrats, liberals, progressives, independents, even many Republicans – combine your feelings about Trump with the “Oh Daddy Chronicles” unique brand of humor for a side-splitting ride through the Trump White House. If you’re a fan of satire, especially when it’s aimed dir... more

  • Please Don't Tell Cooper That Jack Is a Rabbit

    by Michelle Lander Feinberg
    A kind-hearted dog and rabbit who are best friends learn that differences are what make us special. Cooper the affable and friendly dog is back, and he’s looking to make a buddy. In this second title in the award-winning Cooper the Dog series, Please Don’t Tell Cooper That Jack is a Rabbit, Cooper and his best friend rejoice in silly escapades together and learn that having differences is the best part of friendship. When Uncle Stephen takes Cooper out in the yard, the winsome hound bounds a... more
  • Out of Dreams Comes...The Artistic Edge: An Anthology of Original Poems, Thoughts, and Musings

    by JoAnne Ciscely Nanton
    She feels deeply with the pervading problems that exist in today’s society, nation and world: poverty, homelessness, ill health, injustice, and decline in moral values. Many dream for better days to come; others live in their own little dream world as a way of escape. But all feel trapped and yearn to break loose. That’s why in “Out of Dreams Comes…The Artistic Edge”, poet-author JoAnne Ciscely Nanton plumbs the depths of varied experiences with different poetic styles. This anthology of orig... more
  • Brilliant White Peaks

    by Teng Rong
    Summer was bountiful. Winter was harsh and threatened to tear my family apart. When the danger came at night, Ma, Pa, my sister White-Ears and I fled from the safe place. It was supposed to be an adventure. Ma told me about the ocean and promised there would be lots of food. We would be a happy family again. But danger is never too far away. It was a cold and dark night when the strangers attacked. Snarling. Glowing green eyes and big teeth. The scent of blood everywhere. Ma and Pa held them ... more
  • Santa's Magic Stocking

    by Jakki Cope
    Santa's Magic Stocking is a story about a Christmas tradition. It began from a mother's love of her children and the magic of Santa Claus. In this story, three sisters happen upon a little red stocking and learn from their Grandparents that it is not an ordinary stocking. When they discover the magic it holds, the girls cannot wait to experience it for themselves. A young reader will enjoy sharing in the best kept secret of Christmas!