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  • Many Shades of Parenting: Parenting Short Stories: A Soulfulme Collection

    by Nirmala Venkataramani
    Parenting is the most important task and also the most difficult one as well. Parents of today shape the world of tomorrow. The true report card of the parenting style we follow is available years later and often the results are unchangeable. This is probably one of those few jobs in the world, that doesn't have any manuals. Despite all these daunting, tall order job descriptions, we aren't doomed. We can learn from others, their successes and mistakes. We can also learn from our own. The only p... more
  • by Stephanie Barko
    As WW II breaks out, a father finds himself in the U.S. while his wife and sons are home in occupied Norway. Based on the son’s true life journals from 1935-1945, this is the story of a family separated by war and uncertainty, hoping to reunite in America.
  • Nobody I Know

    by John J. Gaynard
    The Franco-American psychiatrist Professor J. O’Neill is still proud of the work he did with a couple of Mormon colleagues developing enhanced interrogation techniques for the CIA in places like Abu Ghraib, Guantanamo Bay and black sites all over the world. But after publication of the U.S. Senate’s report into CIA torture he became a pariah among fellow psychologists in North America and had to move back to France. In exchange for his unorthodox methods of reintegrating into French society viol... more
  • Tenochtitlan Must Fall

    by Gabriel Hugo
    The fall of the Aztec empire was an inside job. Meet Ali, the only Aztec eyewitness whose story contradicts the official record of the conquest of Mexico, and whose version of events the Spanish Crown, the Vatican, and the Tlaxcalteca Axis powers suppressed for hundreds of years...until now.
  • The Great Wall Bernard Sees

    by Connie Du
    “The Great Wall is like an ancient dragon, winding gracefully across the high mountain ridges. The beautiful dragon is so powerful and so long that the little boy can’t see the beginning or the end of it. He stands so tall and high above the world, feeling the amazing dragon flying beneath his feet. The wind blows and gently touches his face, sending him warm greetings from the ancient time…” As a symbol of China, the Great Wall has stood for more than two thousand years to protect the ancien... more
  • I, Claudia A Novel of the Ancient World

    by Lin Wilder

    "They were the faces of my dreams..."


    Claudia Procula--wife of one of the most controversial figures in ancient history--comes alive to twenty-first-century readers in a groundbreaking new novel by the award-winning author of the Lindsey McCall medical mystery series.

    For decades, the daughter of the last Oracle at Delphi has suppressed the secrets of her birth, extensive education, and marriage to the notorious Fifth Prelate of Judea--Ponti... more

  • Before We Were Perfect

    by S.D. Moore

    Before We Were Perfect has been adapted into an award winning screenplay titled Perfectly Normal in Flagstaff. The screenplay won Best Feature Script in the 2018 Top Indie Film Awards and a 2018 Silver Screen award in the Nevada International Film Festival.

    About the Book
    Inspired by true events; Before We Were Perfect is a dramatic comedy about the Havreaux family and their ragin' Cajun uncle. Julz Havreaux is a beautiful young woman with imperfections who meets an imperfect h... more

  • Stick Figures from Rockport

    by Jennifer M. Lane
    Tamsin Eliot isn’t half the painter her father was. She tried, but she didn’t inherit his talent. She didn’t inherit his sense of adventure, either, preferring to stay close to home. But after the death of her mother, she does inherit his coat. In its pocket, she finds a riddle - a crayon drawing of a lone stick figure, signed by a child named Ida and tucked in an envelope from Rockport. It doesn’t line up with anything she recalls. In search of Ida she packs her bags and takes a reluctant tr... more
  • My Heart Song

    by Sister Solana D’cunha

    Life on Windy Mountain is predictable and ordinary, until an unusual squirrel

     dazzles his way through  and surprises it’s many furry creatures along the way. 

  • Carson Chronicles: The First Three Novels

    by John A. Heldt
    Shortly after his parents disappear on a hike, Arizona engineer Adam Carson, 27, searches for answers. Then he discovers a secret web site and learns that his mother and father are time travelers stuck in the past. Armed with the information he needs to find them, Adam convinces his younger siblings to join him on a rescue mission to the past. Within weeks, however, circumstances and history turn a quick trip into a life-changing journey. In RIVER RISING, THE MEMORY TREE, and INDIAN PAINTBRUSH, ... more
  • 1916: The Blog

    by Christian Schneider

    A lively and humorous novel of alternate history, 1916: The Blog tells the story of Sebastian, a low-level newspaper typist who in 1916 comes into possession of a futuristic connectivity machine. 

  • Lake Isle

    by Tobi Little Deer
    Lake Isle offers a refreshing look at ordinary people in common life situations, as told from the viewpoint of a dog. Lake Isle is Tobi Little Deer’s stand-alone sequel to his New York City adventure, Little Tramp. The author’s pen name is taken from his little dog, but in life as in those stories his name is Ted, a translator of books from French to English while teaching both languages in Paris and New York, and the former owner of a celebrated designer women’s clothing company for a decad... more
  • The Unfinished Child

    by Charles D. J. Case
    When life becomes unbearable to lawyer Aidan Benjamin Conway, the world goes white. Everything. People, landscapes, a cup of coffee. This delusion is his penance, punishment for a day spent helping his father remodel his dead sister's nursery when he was a child. It was the summer he first saw the cracks in his parents' marriage, when his mother kept a vigil over that room as if her daughter might one day return. His delusion isn't the only thing he needs to escape. He is ensnared in a federal c... more
  • Africa Meets India

    by Anita Sax
    When Africa and India meet for the first time, something different about their appearance puzzles the two elephants. A wise giraffe they soon encounter just might know the reason why.
  • The Magical Balloons

    by Anita Sax
    One fine day at the park, a little boy meets an old man with magical white balloons. Are they really magical? the boy asks. The colorful answer will surprise you! In a fun and imaginative style, The Magical Balloons takes the reader on an unforgettable journey through the rainbow, and teaches children to appreciate the magic to be found when sun and rain meet.
  • The Little Unicorn

    by Sheri Fink
    The Little Unicorn lives in an enchanted forest powered by the magic of her inner sparkle. When she begins to doubt herself, the magic within her and her surroundings begins to disappear. She sets off on a journey to save the forest by rediscovering her sparkle, only to find it in the place she least expects. This heartwarming story helps kids realize that we all have an inner sparkle, and we all can create magic when we believe in ourselves.