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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • Burning Down The Country House

    by Carol Williams
    Addie’s passion for life is interrupted by a sequence of disturbing events, too tragic for her young mind to comprehend, yet she holds tight to what she remembers as the truth. Ultimately, she breaks, and only her mother’s songs will keep her safe. "My mother named me, Addie-May Myrtle Rose. I believed she bestowed her name to me out of deep affection. I soon realize the name was a double-edged sword, dipped in venom and surreptitiously designed to pierce the heart of a tyrant. Only it ricoche... more
  • Corruptus

    by Phil Parker
    As his city (Santa Fe) and state burn, journalist Matt White wants honest answers from public servants. Their lies become oppressive. Infuriating! What is propaganda? What is corruption? Matt snaps. For asking questions his newspaper bosses consider uncouth, he is fired. The next day, his furry best friend disappears. When an old acquaintance hires Matt to finally ask important questions, to follow money and hold power accountable, Matt’s story becomes a hellish descent through the state's haunt... more
  • Christmas Best

    by Diana Kizlauskas

    North Pole Mayhem

    Chaos and confusion sweep through Santa’s Workshop at Christmas when five elves walk off their jobs in search of “greatness.” Their misadventure with new holiday careers leads them to learn that they are each special in their own way. As Santa explains, they are already great when they work with love and care, tapping into what is their CHRISTMAS BEST.

    Christmas Best is a colorful, beautifully ... more

  • Lettuce!

    by Diana Kizlauskas

    HELP! There is only so much luck a Rabbit can handle...

    LETTUCE! is a deliciously tall tale about sharing. Good fortune runs amuck as Rabbit watches his crop of lettuce grow and grow and GROW! What will he do with all this leafy goodness? Wacky neighbors help him solve his dilemma.

    LETTUCE! is a colorful, beautifully illustrated picture book for children 3-6 years old. Funny, rhymed text is fun for adult... more

  • Five Ferries

    by William MIchael Ried
    Stephen Kylemore yearns to escape a country and a family torn apart by the Vietnam War. Buoyed by his love of literature and a dream of living an odyssey of his own, he buys a one-way ticket for the journey he will come to call “Europe on No Dollars a Day.” Stephen joins young people from around the world on a road with no clear destination. He hitchhikes, sleeps in the woods, looks for work and trades one paperback novel for another to maintain his alternate reality. He finds instant friend... more
  • Her Good Girl

    by Elaine Stock
    2018 Readers' Favorite Silver Medal Winner in Christian Fiction. 2018 American Fiction Award Winner in the Christian Inspirational category. Sadie Tremont’s will to survive is killing her. Almost 18, she’s battled one mysterious illness after another, which her mom insists she must supervise all treatment. Sadie’s dad’s put his time into underground caving. Unlike her grandmother, Sadie has stopped waiting for miracles. Callie, a café owner, might help but can she be trusted? Then there’s... more
  • Forest Lungs

    by Andrew Zubinas

    In Lithuanian, "eileraStis" is the term for poem.

    "Eile" is the term for line.

    "RaStas" is the term for writing. -- Andrew G Zubinas

    Forest Lungs, the title Forest Lungs, a poem. Forest Lungs, Lithunian "Misko Plaučiai" Forest Lungs, Lithunian "Misko Broliai," Forest Lungs, given not an M.D., Ph.D. Forest Lungs, given a business publishing contract Forest lungs, healing. Forest Lungs, art.

  • Sophia Wants to Write a Book

    by Marie White

    Have your kids always wanted to write a book? 

    Give your budding author the gift that keeps on giving, a book to co-write with Sophia the dog!

    Kids even get to write their name on the cover and fill-in an "About the Author" page, complete with their picture. 

    Great for:

    • car rides
    • hospital stays
    • visiting grandparents
    • airplanes
    • a great birthday party activity! <... more
  • Sea Oats and Sand Pails: A Child's Day of Wonder

    by Carolyn Blish

    Award-winning artist Carolyn Blish rekindles our childlike wonder of a day at the beach in this full-color picture book. Spoken in verse and seen through the eyes—and hearts—of children at play, the story recounts a single day filled with sand castles, shells, and discovery. Stunning color artwork, read-along rhyme, and an inspiring message of loving bonds and God's bountiful gifts make this ideal for families to enjoy together.

  • Crowning Glory: River's Journey

    by Taylor Thompson
    River Smith is eight years old when she begins to dislike herself. As her mother pulls the straightening comb, heated on the kitchen stove, through the naps of her hair she holds back tears and swallows down pain when the melting pomade burns her young scalp. She knows her mother is only fixing what is wrong with her. River enters her adult world as a self-perceived illicit woman, filled with passion and dreams, as she confronts child abuse, bigotry, and lust, while longing for true companionsh... more
  • Face-Off (Hockey Rivals Book 1)

    by Stacy Juba
    Brothers battle on and off the ice in this action-packed young adult sports novel. It's head-to-head, skate-to-skate, winner takes all! T.J. has gotten himself out of the fancy prep school his father picked for him and into the public high school his twin brother Brad attends. Now T.J. is a shining new star on the hockey team where Brad once held the spotlight. And he's testing his popularity with Brad's friends, eyeing Brad's girl and competing to be captain of the team. Meanwhile, the bo... more
  • Offsides (Hockey Rivals Book 2)

    by Stacy Juba
    Face-Off’s McKendrick brothers return in the explosive sequel Offsides. Twin hockey stars T.J. and Brad have finally resolved their differences and forged a friendship on and off the ice. Now high school seniors, they focus on landing a commitment to a D1 school. What should have been the best year ever takes a nasty hit when the boys’ parents announce their divorce, and Brad makes a mistake that could impact his game eligibility. Meanwhile, T.J. faces off against their father, who opposes his d... more
  • The Barnyard Buddies Stop for Peace

    by Julie Penshorn
    The delightful Barnyard Buddies engage everyone as they show how to use peaceful conflict resolution and dialogue for problem-solving! This rhyming, richly illustrated children's book, for ages 3 to 8, conveys important social skills and anger management tools. With a wonderful Parent and Educator Guide, and a complete Mentor Program Guide included, this is a comprehensive smart tool! Plus, kids love it! The Barnyard Buddies are angry because King is taking all the space under the shelter. Th... more
  • Discovery in the Desert: It Will Shake the Nations (The Discovery Series Book 1)

    by Tom Thiele

    Do you call yourself a Christian? Do you wonder about heaven? If I am a "good person," does that mean that I am heaven-bound? Heaven-bound: That is exactly how David Hart saw himself before his discovery in the desert. David Hart, a bright NASA physicist, is chosen to join a team of other NASA scientists assigned to a Classified Military Project. The team is formed to bring a new, cutting edge technology to the United States military—Time Travel. Great strides are made in deve... more

  • The Adventures of Isabelle Necessary

    by Martii Maclean
    Once upon a beach, there was an eleven-year-old girl called Isabelle Necessary. A girl with an unusual name and a rather extraordinary life. Left behind while her parents are off traveling, Isabelle roams around a sleepy beachside town getting into one sticky situation after another. She does her best to help the residents find their keys, watch over their stores and return their parrots, but not all goes according to plan for Isabelle. Fans of Beverly Cleary will enjoy this touching,... more
  • To Squeeze a Prairie Dog: An American Novel

    by Scott Semegran

    2020 IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award Winner - Gold Medal for Humor

    2019 Readers' Favorite International Book Award Winner: Silver Medal for Fiction - Humor/Comedy

    2019 Texas Author Project Winner: Adult Fiction

    This is the story of J. D. Wiswall, a sincere young man from a small town, who joins a state government agency in a data entry department comprised of quirky clerks. Quickly endearing himself to the diverse group in ... more