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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • The Adventures of Jumperoo Joey

    by S. Jags

    Joey the Kangaroo has a wonderful imagination. Children will love the interaction between Joey and his friends. Join Joey, Kenny Koala, Dee Dee Dingo, and Wendy Wombat on their first adventure! This beginning reader with it's colorful pictures will delight any child and demonstrate caring, sharing, and friendship.

  • A Bigger Piece of Blue

    by Dan T. Cox
    These compelling stories huddle around the twitching candle flame of real life. The simple, unpretentious writing turns an honest eye toward the grit and grace of ordinary people making decisions in the context of their relationships, good and bad and in between. The stories touch on love gone sideways, love rediscovered, and love everlasting. A strong sense of place, a subtle use of language, and a captivating pace (sometimes without action) dominate throughout—as do lead characters who are ric... more
  • Walking on Edge: A Pilgrimage to Santiago

    by Reino Gevers

    WALKING ON EDGE is a work of fiction of a modern-day pilgrimage on ancient paths through Spain and France. It is a story of self-discovery and spiritual renewal with the main characters grappling with topical issues such as relationships, the search for meaning and the role of religion and spirituality in today’s world.

  • Broken Chains

    by Emiliya Ahmadova

    Escape is only the beginning of her nightmares.

    The beautiful Silvana, shunned by society through no fault of her own, leaves Azerbaijan. She migrates to Kenya, where she falls in love with a man she sees as the answer to her prayers.

    But her new husband, Mark, isn't the man she thought she was marrying. In almost no time, he chips away at her soul and body, leaving her battered and more alone than ever. In her desperation to get away, she begins to believe that a we... more

  • Have You Thanked an Inventor Today?

    by Patrice McLaurin

    Have You Thanked an Inventor Today? chronicles the school day of a little boy, highlighting different inventions that he uses throughout his day. It is a great STEM read and has been selected by Microsoft.com as one of their Books to Inspire Girls in STEM! However, it's just as inspirational for boys!

  • Jaybird's Song

    by Kathy Florence
    Affectionately called “Jaybird” by the father she adores, Josie Flint’s idyllic childhood in 1960s Atlanta is defined by her role as the oldest of the three Flint sisters and crowned with the presence of her grandmother, Annie Jo— the maypole that centers the Flint family. Surrounding their world, however, is the turbulent South as Jim Crow laws come to an end. As Josie’s school desegregates and the country meanders through new ideas brought about by the Civil Rights movement, a personal tragedy... more
  • Wrecking Balls

    by Joe Giambrone
    Set in the world of stand-up comedy, Charleston and Gary are on the verge of comic greatness: broke, wasted, and floundering through life. As Charleston turns 30 he faces an existential crisis. With his comedy career in the gutter, he considers leaving the life. That is until Gary pilfers one of his joke ideas. Then it's comedy Jihad to the death, and there can be only one.
  • Stripes for Eliana

    by Ana Camelo Jackson
    When Eliana discovers a big difference between herself and the other kids at school, she has a decision to make. Give in to her fears...or find the courage to be brave.
  • The Rhymes of My Life

    by Ed Russell
    Poems about my life and my observations on the lives of others. The highs, the lows, the happy moments and the sad ones, interwoven with brief prose passages on the events that inspired them.
  • Leaving Natalie

    by Michael Califra

    A novella in two parts, Leaving Natalie spans thirty years and two continents. Natalie and Richard, expatriate Americans whose lives intersect briefly in Münster, Germany, in 1988, are each at a crossroads. He is floating aimlessly through life; she is committed to marrying a man who is drifting away from her. In the medieval city that is an unreal postwar recreation of itself, they are fleetingly brought to the edge of emotional fulfillment by one night, an archbishop’s death mask... more

  • Zora's First Day

    by J.E. Smythe
    Zora Williams is starting 6th grade as the new girl at a new school. She feels everyone is against her especially her parents who are making her change school. She dreads the unknown, being in a new place, around new people, and even taking the bus. Zora has no choice but to face what could possibly be the worst day of her life. Throughout her first day she is introduced to new friends, new enemies, and BOYS. But most importantly she learns how to accept the power in change and to be confiden... more
  • Whiskeyboat

    by Nick Plumber
    Whiskeyboat is the story of a faceless cab driver’s tortuous travels through the Denver night. Recently divorced, he starts a relationship with one of his fares; nineteen-year-old junkie and sex worker, Carrie. Trying desperately to avoid becoming involved in the lives of his fares, but still painfully lonely from his divorce, the cab driver finds himself being drawn into Carrie’s life against his will. He then runs into, literally, his ex-neighbor, Jodi. Soon the cab driver finds himself torn ... more
  • The Princess of Freedom

    by Tarra Light

    Venture deep into the Mystic Forest, an enchanted land where animals speak and nature spirits dwell. Follow the adventures of Kriya as she embarks on a search for her beloved cat, the Princess of Freedom. Watch her transform as she discovers the courage of her heart and learns the lessons of surrender.

  • The Dead Silence

    by Jane B
    The book explores the complex psychological issues relating to the dark side of motherhood. Its subject is rarely written or discussed even in the protected privacy of a psychiatrist’s care. People prefer to keep it deep inside and don't dare to speak it aloud. But there are those who are not able to say a single word even if they wanted to. Those who were deprived not only of childhood, but sometimes their life itself. They are destined to the silent suffering, trying to survive in the chillin... more
  • The Walker: The Untold Story of Black Bart

    by Bruce Bradley
    True Story: In the early 1870's a man named Charley was working a gold claim near present-day Butte, Montana. Wells Fargo tried to buy the claim, but Charley wouldn't sell, so they bought all the land around him and cut off his water. Unable to work his claim, Charley wrote to his wife and swore to get even--and he did. Between 1875 and 1883 he robbed Wells Fargo stagecoaches 28 times--as Black Bart. "The Walker" tells the story in first person, from Charley's perspective. It explains hi... more
  • Hugh Glass

    by Bruce Bradley
    The story of a true American hero. Hugh Glass lived as an ordinary seaman until, in 1817 and at age 37, his ship was captured by pirates and he was forced into a life of piracy. He later escaped from the pirates, off of Galveston Island, only to be recaptured again, this time by Pawnee Indians. The Pawnees killed his only friend, then adopted Glass into the tribe. He lived with the Pawnees for nearly four years before finally returning to civilization in late 1822. Unable to return to the se... more

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