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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • Peppercorn's Magic

    by Florence Novelli
    The Jolly Old King of Not-at-All and his daughter the Princess prepare to celebrate the coming event of the Princess’s wedding to a handsome young prince. Vexed by such merriment, the Ugly Old Troll visits the castle uninvited. Frightening everyone, he carries off the kingdom’s treasures. The King is about to cancel the celebrations when the Princess, remembering her special friend in times of trouble, makes a wish for the appearance of Mr. Peppercorn, the little Irish leprechaun. The wish is fu... more
  • Ten Days Till my Summer Vacation!

    by Carine Roch
    Every day during 10 days, turn 1 page till… your Summer Vacation! 10 Days Till my Summer Vacation! is a countdown book that anticipates summer vacation through a playful and interactive approach and is designed to help young children (aged 2 to 7) develop their understanding of time. Based on a memory game, the book features a growing list of objects, all evocative of summer vacation, and invites children to get ready for the departure day! Coloring the objects contributes to strengthening me... more
  • My God! My Country, My Son

    by Peter Ford
    With a war looming and people protesting the government to end Jim Crow, Sergeant Wanton finds himself fighting his son, a war and racism. Sergeant Wanton a highly decorated officer in the Army and true patriot of the United States was a man who appreciated the opportunities given to him in this great country. He was willing to give life for this country even if he did not have all the rights the country promised. He forbids his son from protesting because he believes that protest only agit... more
  • Leana's Day at the Beach

    by Geana Christian
    Leana only goes to school for half of the day while her sister and friends get to stay in school all day long! Each day after school, Leana goes on a grand adventure using her imagination. In this story, the first book in the Imagine Leana series, Leana uses her imagination to go to the beach right from her backyard.
  • The Cruel Romance

    by Marina Osipova

    As World War II intertwines Serafima's and Vitya's life with that of a young German violinist and a Russian intellectual, their destinies are irrevocably altered. Can they rise to the challenge of agonizing moral choices and learn to fotgive and love again?

  • The Postwoman

    by Michael Kenneth Smith
    "The Postwoman" is the true story of Andree de Jongh (Dedee), a young Belgium nurse, who disgusted with her country's capitulation to Germany at the beginning of WWII, vows to fight back. Dedee establishes an escape line to escort downed RAF and American fliers our of Europe and back to England to fight another day. She outwits the German SS at every turn of the road and repeatedly risks her life to further her cause. Then, in early 1943, she is captured and interned at the dreaded Ravensbruck c... more
  • Winifred

    by Charles Souby
    In his debut novel, Winifred, Charles R. Souby tells the story of a despondent, cynical, middle-aged widower who finds salvation and a purpose for living in the unlikely form of a young woman struggling with drug addiction, among other demons. What looks to be a May-December romance gets turned on its ear by a stunning revelation. Instead, Winifred is an unconventional love story filled with shocking twists and turns. With suspense and empathy for its deeply troubled and flawed characters, Winif... more
  • Secrets and Shadows

    by Roberta Silman

    Secrets and Shadows is a novel about how the events of the Second World War can re-verberate into the future. Silman uses the fall of the Berlin Wall to explore the long marriage and divorce of her protagonists, Eve and Paul. When Eve agrees to accompany her former husband to Berlin, Paul recalls and narrates the past he has never been able to share with his wife.  Eve begins to see how Paul's hidden childhood in Nazi Germany, shaped and influenced their marriage, and how his trauma ex... more

  • Paw Prints: The True Story of a Three-Pawed Dog

    by Steven Freeman
    Nicky the three-pawed Maltese wants a forever home but can't seem to find one. Follow his adventures as he encounters rescue workers, foster families, and a collection of other dogs. Some of the humans he meets are nice, but will he ever find a loving home of his own?
  • LORAL COUNTY TIMES: Return to Echo Woods

    by Linda Ferris (a.k.a. Lucky Maxwill)
    LORAL COUNTY TIMES: Return to Echo Woods is the introductory tale of people, animals, and adventures in fictional Loral County in Missouri. This rural area is a place where normal activities are not exactly as they appear because of a clever elf named Sam, who has hidden agendas and is only visible to a select population. He is especially perplexing to newcomer Audry Merryweather, a young woman who moves to Echo Woods to take ownership of her family’s historical homestead. Here she unwittingly b... more
  • Sugar and Spice and All Those Lies

    by Evy Journey
    Cooking a wonderful meal is an art. An act of love. An act of grace. A gift that affirms and gives life—not only does it nurture those who partake of the meal; it also feeds the soul of the creator. These are lessons Gina learns from her mother, daughter of an unfortunate French chef. Gina is a young woman born to poor parents, a nobody keen to taste life outside the world she was born into. A world that exposes her to fascinating people gripped by dark motives. Her passion for cooking is all... more
  • A Shallow River of Mercy

    by Robert Hays
    Ernst Kohl has spent nearly half his life in prison after being convicted of murder as a young man. Upon his release, with nowhere else to go, Kohl returns to his old family home on the outskirts of a small Michigan town, hoping for redemption, or at least understanding. He finds a dog, a girlfriend, and a job in quick succession, and it seems as if he might finally be able to leave the past behind and make a quiet life for himself. But some of the residents, including the town’s corrupt dep... more
  • Alphabet Zoo

    by John McHarg
    An Alphabet of animal letter characters teaching children letters and words and information about many different kinds of animals.
  • The Third Secret

    by Frank Ainslie
    "THE THIRD SECRET, one of three messages reputed to have been given to the Children of Fatima in 1917, has become the focus of more speculation than any other supernatural event of the twentieth century. It is also the centrepiece of Frank Ainslie's supernatural thriller. Critically acclaimed around the world, THE THIRD SECRET is a tense and gripping story in which the reader is taken on an emotional roller coaster. Its theme is the ageless and ongoing battle between good and evil; a battle that... more

    by John Eidswick
    The peaceful life of 17th century New England farmer Adam Green is ripped apart when he finds a television set in the woods. His discovery enables madman animal-skinner and proto-industrialist Obadiah Broke to have Adam arrested for witchcraft and steal the magical black water (oil, that is) seeping onto Adam's farm. A hairsbreadth escape from the pillory enables the young farmer to discover the incredible truth behind the strange, Edenic land he lives in. Now it is up to Adam, a hunted fugitive... more
  • Unleashed: A novel

    by Skye Blaine
    After her father’s death, eleven-year-old Rowan Graham wrestles with depression. Carolina, her mother, looks for a way to ease her daughter’s grief and decides to adopt another dog. Rowan chooses a wolfhound-deerhound mix and believes she and the pup, Zephyr, communicate through mind-pictures,a phenomenon that her mom rejects. While vacationing, the family is embroiled in a multi-car accident; Zephyr is pitched from the van and bolts into the wilds of central Oregon. Medics airlift comatose Rowa... more