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  • On Chocorua: Book 1 of the Trailblazer Series

    by Robin Reardon
    A mountain. A blizzard. A young man new to hiking and to love, making mistakes in both. First year of college is a great time to re-invent yourself. Nathan Bartlett takes the opportunity very seriously—maybe a little too seriously. And he makes mistakes. His mistakes? Falling for a straight guy who reminds him of his beloved older brother. Getting too invested in the substance abuse disorders of two other students. And climbing a mountain in a snowstorm for all the wrong reasons. But ... more
  • The Summer Between

    by Amanda Linton

    Naïve, seventeen year old CLEO PORTER lives in a small town in Mississippi in 2004. She attends a private Baptist high school and is a member of a mega-church, even though she’s not entirely sure she believes what’s being preached. She takes a Polaroid camera with her everywhere she goes. Cleo’s mother FAYNE is emotionally abusive toward her daughter, and even slaps her once in the heat of an argument. Cleo can never seem to please Fayne, a point that shapes Cleo’... more


    by Marilyn Morningstar
    The Last Snapshot is the first book in my series entitled "The Age of Force & Neon" - a new novel series that begins in Berlin with Rena Steiner and ends in Las Vegas during the 1970’s where her hidden diary exposes the secrets of her past. Professionally edited by the renown editor John Paine of New York fame and reviewed by hundreds of readers, this story will bind your heart with such a grip that you may become in many ways, the hero, finding heartache, despair, happiness and joy in the ... more
  • Different

    by Datta Groover
    A couple at odds, a family in danger, and a boy who doesn’t speak. Frank MacBride’s intention to keep his family safe is complicated by relationship challenges with his wife Sofia, and by their young son Sam's increasingly unusual and unsafe behavior. No one can figure out why Sam doesn't speak, or why he appears to be aware of things he should have no way of knowing. He seems to think he can heal people, and has his own determined agenda to make that happen. All contributing to his parent’s ... more
  • The Chalice

    by Lawrence Didsbury
    As the Roman Empire persecutes the early Christians, the chalice of Jesus is whisked away and sent to an unknown hiding place in Spain. 1300 years later, the chalice is unearthed and taken in secret to The New World joining the expedition of The Last Conquistador into the New Mexico Territory where it is hidden again. Present day a young man has a mysterious vision which leads him into the wild New Mexico desert, where the chalice is finally revealed. A story of adventure and faith, with monks, ... more
  • Invisible by Day

    by Teri Fink
    A Downton Abbey setting A beautiful and ambitious woman The horrors of war The redemption of love Born into the Scottish working class, Kate McLaren is a servant in a noble household in the early 1900’s until she falls in love with a man who changes everything. But change has many faces, and their complicated relationship leads her to the mansions of London where she encounters different kinds of love, the horrors of war, and ultimately, confrontation with the enemy himself.
  • Felony

    by Norma A. Wyman
    Laura McKenzie later nowness Laura Mitchell escapes from her brother-in- laws house with her infant niece to save her from a questionable adoption. She reminds in hiding until she completes her education. When she tries to start a normal life for herself and the child she introduces to the world as her daughter, she suddenly realizes someone knows her secrets, and the unthinkable happens.
  • In the Promised Land

    by Angela Joseph
    This third book in the Egypt trilogy wraps up the lives of the characters in a neat and satisfying way, according to some readers. Like the rest of the series, the story is set in the beautiful twin- island nation of Trinidad and Tobago. The two main characters, Marva and June, have come out of an abusive childhood (Egypt) and are now adults. Marva is a nun at a home for delinquent girls. Marva is known for being strict and well disciplined, but when her adoptive father is killed in a Muslim cou... more
  • The Orthography of Madness and Misgivings

    by Michaël Wertenberg
    A literary journey spanning 3 years and 5 European countries, during which, through short fiction, a writer of dubious mental composition explores many mysteries of the psyche: vegetable mutilation, pumpkin seed semiotics, horizontal vertigo, boy-eating monsters, jellyfish hoarding, canipomorphism, and suicide by cello, to name but a few.
  • QWERTYUIOP Spells DANGER (historical novel, set in Chicago, 1907-1917

    by Barry Kritzberg
    It is 1908, and Karin Wheeler, 18, has a job waiting for her (as a typewriter instructor) and a safe place to live in a women's residence in Chicago, near where the 1893 World's Fair took place. (What could go wrong? She thought of everything.) She finds herself, through close association with other girls in her club, gradually drawn in to more and more radical adventures.
  • All Quiet on the Midwestern Front; A Tale of Deception, Betrayal and Vindication (9781723871801)

    by Dorothea Shefer-Vanson
    It is 1985 and Israeli paleontologist, Avi Samuels, takes his family to spend a sabbatical year at Seabrook, a sleepy university town in the American Midwest. He is surprised to find that the head of the department displays a negative attitude toward him. Eventually he discovers that the headquarters of the American Nazi Party, known as the Brotherhood, are situated nearby, and that a plot is being hatched to cause destruction to property and harm certain individuals. The head of the department,... more
  • Miscarriages

    by Colin Heston
    Set against the bawdy life of a 1950s Aussie pub, young Chooka searches for his identity, and that of his underage girlfriend, Iris. Chooka’s alcoholic father dies and Eddie, the bar owner, takes him in. When Iris’s best friend Millie is murdered, Iris disappears, and Chooka’s nemesis, The Preacher, accuses him of the murder. Challenged by tragedy and tempered by humor, the search for identities intensifies until this raw young couple finally discovers what it truly means to love each other.
  • Silent Warriors: Submarine Warfare in the Pacific.

    by Gene Masters
    Silent Warriors follows the exploits of Lt. Cdr. Jake Lawlor, captain of the submarine USS Orca. The novel covers the Pacific conflict in WWII from Pearl Harbor through final victory - and Lawlor's eleven war patrols in Orca. Along the way, friendships are forged, and love affairs and marriages are created - and destroyed.
  • Pushing the River

    by Barbara Monier
    In Pushing the River, Barbara Monier's third novel, a family crisis erupts when a fifteen-year-old becomes pregnant and decides to keep the baby. Madeline describes her house as an empty shell inhabited by ghosts. She has been living alone for years, keeping to a few rooms, surrounded by the possessions of her ex-husband and grown children. Over the course of four months, people accumulate in the household one by one--including Madeline's new love interest, who unexpectedly shows up carrying ... more
  • Leah is Seen

    by Claudette Esmerelda

    "Leah Is Seen" is about a little girl who is unsure of herself. Did someone tell Leah that she is not smart or talented or did she imagine this all on her own? No matter how Leah came to this conclusion, it is real to her now, and that's why this book was written; to dispel all untruths that not only Leah but all children are smart, talented and purely unique. Each child born is a gift to the world because their contribution to humanity is priceless. Every child needs to know th... more

  • Ithaca, A Novel

    by Guillermo Arbe
    Philosophy student Damon S. Attanleigh wants to take over the free will of others. To the point of their destruction, if need be. Like God. Others, including foreign student Tadeo, witness this, together with a new world of beauty and bridges and love and power and friendship. Young, with so much knowledge at their disposal as they make their way through college, it seems natural to feel that they can take over the world. Or at least the minds of others. And maybe, just maybe, their free will. T... more