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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • The Fed-up Cow

    by Peta Lemon
    Hilda is FED-UP with being a cow. Spending all day doing not much but moo. There has to be something more she can do. So she decides to be a sheep... ... then a pig ... and even a chicken. Is the grass any greener on the other side? Join Hilda, the fed-up cow, on her voyage of self-discovery in this daft but timeless story, written in rhyme.
  • Journey to Jukai

    by robin moyer
    Sometimes, it takes more strength to survive. Three strangers embark upon a journey.Two people, both seriously contemplating suicide, are compelled to journey halfway across the world to the forest of Jukai. The third, an adrenaline junkie, runs towards new adventures while running from both her past and a confused future. Are they journeys of unavoidable destiny or of discovery? How much of one human life is shaped by those around us? How much is accident; how much is fate? Who can say where th... more

    by Jewel Hart
    What is Snowman Paul willing to do for an Olympic medal? The Winter Olympic Games are just around the corner, and Snowman Paul will be there, looking for gold medals. However, how far is he willing to go in his pursuit of his Olympic dream? “A celebration of winter and competition that will likely appeal to children who’ve dreamed of Olympic glory”, Kirkus Reviews “Paul, “I said, “You’re much too old To win a silver or a gold. Besides, it’s risky, you might fall. So, let’s forg... more
  • A Jolly JIngling Journey

    by PandaParents
    This book has two stories: 1. A Jubilant Surprise: Davy, a six year old boy, falls asleep and dreams of flying. Davy, Dahu and Magnus, fly on a magical adventure up to the icy North Pole. They meet Jet, who leads them to Santa’s cabin, a cozy little house made of cookies, frosting, and jelly; but Santa is missing. 2. An Epic Journey: Davy, Dahu, and Magnus travel across mountains and frozen lakes to help Santa find his missing reindeer. This is part of our story based learning program for p... more
  • Sam: The Cat Without a Tail

    by Gloria Lintermans

    Sam: The Cat Without a Tail is a children’s picture book. Sam, the central character, is a Manx cat, and so, sports a soft puff of white fur instead of a tail. This is Sam’s story, his discovery that he is, indeed, different than most cats, his heartbreak over this discovery, and finally, how he resolves these feelings.

    More than ever, we need if not an understanding, then certainly a tolerance for diversity. Parents reading this story with their children can u... more

  • Bouillabaisse

    by Stacey Sauter
    When fifteen-year old Gail Kenealy awakens one morning to find an abandoned baby in her bureau drawer, her life is forever altered. Forced to take in five more children after the death of a close relative, her parents – with five children of their own -- soon find their humble home bursting at the seams. As the newfound stress quickly brings her mother to the breaking point, Gail is hastily forced to trade her carefree, adolescent life for the responsibilities of motherhood and the challenges o... more
  • And then the Penny Dropped

    by B P Kennedy
    A heartbreaking tale of an idyllic family life, discovering her husbands affair and a betrayal as he walked out on his family after twenty three years of marriage. She was pitched into a legal fight that she wanted no part of and then discovered her husband's hidden millions. There was light at the end of the tunnel, after all she was relying on good old fashioned British justice and surely nothing could go wrong? She didn't want the earth, didn't want to take her husband 'to the cleaners,' she ... more
  • Spirit of the Wind

    by Yasmine Hamdi
    Unfamiliar animal tracks and strange nightly noises arouse suspicion at Shady Oaks, a seaside camp on Long Island. Campers become frightened as rumors of dangerous creatures spread. The camp begins to lose its prestige and receive closure threats. Twelve-year old Kyrah Willis is determined to solve the mystery. The camp guards won't help her, and seem to be hiding something they don't want the public to know. Why? With her fun-loving cousin Lynn, fiercely loyal dog Scampi and brave horse Comanch... more
  • Can I Keep Them?

    by Bruce K. Hanson
    Little Owen has a dilemma: After rescuing two kittens in a nearby wooded area of the neighborhood, his fathers have told him that he may keep only one. But which one? Owen loves both Izzy and Whitey. The boy learns about caring for pets as well as civic responsibility for feral cats in the neighborhood. He also gets to know his neighbor, the mean Mrs. Williams. Ironically, it is through their developing friendship that Mrs. Williams and Owen share secrets that lead him to decide which kitten he ... more
  • Was ich bin,

    by Heidi Uzerli
  • Don't Get Too High (Said the Bird to the Fly)

    by Mic Fox
    "Don't Get Too High (said the Bird to the Fly)" is the story of two old friends who lose touch, meet up, hash out their differences, and reconnect. It's a book for aunts, uncles, mothers, fathers, brothers, sisters, hippie-grandparents and anyone who understands that the world isn't black and white–it's an almost purpley grey. This rhythmic, rhyming story shows what a conversation can be like if people open up their minds to what someone else is going through rather than sticking to their pre... more
  • Wildflowers in Winter: Aging with Alzheimer's

    by Naomi Wark
    How do you define family? Is family strictly tied to lineage? Or is family defined by those who surround you with love whether bound by blood or not? For 92 year old Edna Pearson, facing early signs of Alzheimer's, family was the bloodline. When her last child, Larry, dies and estranged from Larry's wife and daughters, Edna is afraid of spending her last years alone. But the tragedy of her sons death reunites her with her true family, her blood, her twin grandsons. Over the next few years as her... more
  • Pawns to Players: The Putin Gambit

    by Jack Random
    In the final installment of the Chess Series, William Bates and Solana Rothschild determine to embark on their most ambitious chess-to-reality project yet: Orchestrating the fall of Vladimir Putin. Recruiting chess master Garry Kasparov to their cause, they place shadow agents with critical agencies and organizations, including Interpol, Russian intelligence, the Russian mafia, Deutsche Bank and European institutions of justice. Chief Inspector Jean Mogherini leads a concerted and aggressive ... more
  • Foxavier Loves Plinka

    by Scott Talbot Evans
    Based on a true story--\t Foxavier Loves Plinka is the quirky story of a man battling OCD and isolation, going through a series of counseling programs, encountering zany characters, and eventually meeting the love of his life. \tHis diet is sabotaged by junk food commercials starring The Pretty Pie Girl, corporate mascot of globe-dominating corporation, Food United Chemical Technologies. In one of their production facilities, a mouse runs across a control panel, changing the setting on a mach... more
  • ISBN: 978-1480951358

    by Joe Rosato
    On a dark haunting Saigon night in late-summer 1968, two volunteer American Red Cross nurses disappeared without a trace. Officials dismiss their disappearance as being “Absent Without Leave” (AWOL) and with the passage of time, they were simply forgotten. At least until thirty-seven years later when Chet Ross, a Vietnam veteran, is experiencing post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) flashbacks and nightmares of the former war-ravaged country. While mourning the death of his wife, Chet Ross is ... more
  • The Quest for King Arthur

    by James Frost
    This book examines the debate over King Arthur from a variety of perectives in an attempt to find the truth. Emphasis is placed up the facts. Different theories about the king are examined, including the idea that he was mythical or a general rather than a king. A variety of possible answers are examined before reaching a conclusion. The origins of other characters such as Guinevere and Lancelot are investigated as the origin of the Grail legend. The final chapter looks at why the Arthurian tale... more