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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • Urbantasm: The Dying City

    by Connor Coyne

    Thirteen-year-old John Bridge’s immediate plans include hooking up with an eighth-grade girl and becoming one of the most popular kids at Radcliffe Junior High, but when he steals a pair of blue sunglasses from a homeless person, it drops him into the middle of a gang war overwhelming the once-great Rust Belt town of Akawe.

    John doesn’t understand why the sunglasses are such a big deal, but everything, it seems, is on the table. Perhaps he accidentally offended the Chalks, a... more

  • From Beaton's to Beach Haven

    by William Fortenbaugh
    This book tells of a wooden catboat, called Ghost, which is 28 feet long and carries a 47 foot mast. The author collaborates with the builders at Beaton's Boat Yard, the crew that raced on Ghost and professional photographers to offer a story that is detailed, lively and inspirational. There are numerous color photos as well as hull and sail plans.
  • Mud Puddlers, a historical noir novel about how Hoover Dam opened the floodgates to organized crime in Las Vegas

    by Shaun Bailey
    William Black may be the first racketeer to ever hit Las Vegas. He isn’t content “puddling mud,” or pouring Hoover Dam's concrete. He’s more concerned with running “the Black Bank,” an underground lottery complete with runners, middle men—the works. The only thing standing in his way is Simeon Eliason, the boomtown's dictatorial mayor. But does Black fall in line? No, instead he doubles down, and the reason is simple. If Black succeeds, he may never again have to perform hard labor. But if he fa... more
  • The Centauri Settlement

    by j.d. nightingale
  • After All

    by Alan Johnson
    From Cubby’s perspective, 1968 pretty much sucked… And with two years to go before graduation, Cubby James and the group of close friends in the East Tennessee town of Lincoln, are just trying to get through it all. Along the way, they have to work through the problems and make decisions that will affect the rest of their lives. Struggling through the uncertainty of their teen years, AFTER ALL tells the story of teenagers in a small mountain town, dealing with the uncertainty and heartbreak ... more
  • Prophet

    by Fyodor Shaplyko
    A Russian scientist, who studies astrology, during a holiday in Egypt, meets an unusual young man. The signs indicated that the young man – Mahdi (the last successor of the Prophet Muhammad). Upon return to Moscow, a Russian, who is strongly impressed by the meeting, deepens in the study of the theme of the Mahdi. To clarify the situation, a trained person is soon sent to Egypt, who must find out who is essentially the young men met by the Russian scientist. Arrived in Egypt, a Russian is coming... more
  • The Italian Couple

    by J.R. Rogers
    An atmospheric historical thriller of subterfuge and illicit love with a menacing plot set in Mussolini's Asmara, Italian Eritrea.
  • When You Least Expect It

    by Lisa Washington
    Karyn is a journalist, preparing to start her own magazine. Her life seems uninteresting until her twin sister gets caught up in a bunch of mess and her best friend shows up, unannounced. Karyn is trying to keep it all together when two unlikely men begin to show interest in her. This is all more than she can handle. Evolution has known since he was a teenager that his path would cross with the girl of his dreams again, he just didn’t know it would so soon. He knows his heart’s desire, but tryin... more
  • When Forever's Over

    by Alan Johnson
    From 1965 to 1968, the world was turning upside down. The fabric of America was changing as the post-war baby-boomers began coming of age, demanding a place in society. Questioning authority and the beliefs of their parents became the norm. The confusion of the '60s only compounded the confusion felt by a group of young teens, growing up in a small town in the mountains of East Tennessee. It was a time when they were learning how to b a part of their small corner of the world, when they were b... more
  • 9781788038096

    by Gary Santorella
    Set in the 1980’s, Dyed Souls follows the life of 13-year-old Charlie; an intelligent, troubled teen, taken from his grandparents by his drug-addicted mother, only to end up at Hawthorne Residential Treatment Village. There he ponders Darwin, Socrates, and Plato, and unexpectedly falls in love with a girl named Margo. When she breaks his heart, Charlie runs away, beginning a new journey that will leave him shattered before he finally makes it to Virginia. Back with his grandparents, the return ... more
  • Toni the Superhero

    by R.D. Base

    Meet Toni the Superhero!  Toni is a little boy with extraordinary powers, but he likes to do ordinary things too!  Find out what Toni likes to do when he’s not busy saving the world. This book is meant for children ages 0 to 4 who are just learning how to read.

  • Famous Last Words

    by Sara Hammel
    From bestselling author and former PEOPLE magazine reporter Sara Hammel comes a twisty murder mystery packed with true celebrity stories and juicy blind items. Set at the fictional CelebLife magazine, FAMOUS LAST WORDS takes on the cutthroat business of celebrity journalism—revealing the good, the bad, and the very, very ugly...
  • Building Brotherhood One Step at a Time

    by Katherine E. L. Norris
    At first Kyle was excited that his new adopted brother, Carter, would be moving in permanently. He couldn't wait to be a big brother. It wasn't long before he realized that being a big brother was not always fun. Maybe he didn't want to be a big brother after all. Can Mommy find a way to bring the two brothers together once and for all?
  • Wrapped in the Stars

    by Jewel Hart
    Struggling with guilt over her sister’s death and the stress of her medical residency, Maya Radelis runs away to Scotland. A robin seems to lead her to an antique shop, where she finds a century-old engagement ring. But what is the ring’s history? She follows the slim paper trail, wondering if it is only coincidence that her dreams reveal the story of a Swiss woman physician who wore the ring during World War I. In Paris she meets fellow New Yorker David Fischer, a lawyer with family in Switzerl... more
  • God, Do You Know What You Are Doing?: P.S. You've Made a Mistake!

    by Kasandra Erwin
    As a child born in the Philippines to a life of poverty, Maria faced many trails, from typhoons to malaria to physical and mental abuse, Maria has overcome some of the hardest trails in life. Most of us would most likely not find the strength let alone survive her journey. If you are honest with yourself, there has been at least 1 time in your life where you have thought God made a mistake or have questioned if He knew what He was doing. Maria has done this many times and her stories will let yo... more
  • Super Alec - Just Like Him, I'm Adopted!

    by Deirdre Klein Ochipinti