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  • Rescue Man

    by Pamela Patterson
    Will Thompkins is fearless in the ER—he can sink his hands wrist-deep into the wound of an accident victim and wrestle down a crazed addict without flinching—until his parents are killed in a fiery crash and he’s left to raise two orphaned siblings. Riddled with pain and convinced the world is no longer safe, he moves back into the Berkeley home of his youth and dives into parenting the only way he knows how—commando. At his side is his boyhood friend, Lee, who sheds his bat-shit crazy stripper ... more
  • Beneath the Silver Rainbow

    by M. Shah-Luchey

    We do not want to ruin the fruit within these pages. We do not want to to expose the unique journey Leanora is on. So we will say this: Set in 1981, across interstate 46, this special story will grip you, surprise you, and leave you impassioned.

    All this to conclude with the ultimate question the role of motherhood, and the imopact of generational sagas on families. COME JOIN-Leanora on her journey. She wants to speak with you, embrace you, and earn your enduring empathy.

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  • The Pretty Boy Gun Club

    by Theo Baker
    Detective T. Rex Smith teams up with police officer Genine Stieff to track down 14-year-old Cain Mapleson, who is being trained as a sniper by his family of right-wing extremists. The boy’s target: a celebrity they regard as a heretic. T. Rex had been sexually molested as a boy by the neighborhood priest. Genine had encouraged her son to enlist in the Army where he was killed in Afghanistan. Both suffer from child-related traumas. Now as the clock counts down, they become romantically involved w... more
  • Aging Out

    by L. Lee Shaw
    Myron is a member of the town’s notorious criminal family. Soosie tried to kill her sister. Adam was thrown away by his family. The only thing they have in common is they are all wards of the state currently housed in a group home, and they are all seventeen. When they no longer qualify for the state’s protection at eighteen, they will be dumped out of the system, regardless of where they might end up. To provide a small handhold when they are on their own; the trio is assigned to work at a geri... more
  • Becoming American

    by Stanley Yokell
    Becoming American, A Story of One of the Greatest Generation, How the Child of Russin American Ancestors Served America begins with a dex description of the protagonist's ancestors time in Tsarist Russia. It follows their immigration to the United States, efforts to adapt, successes and the birth and growth of Vladimir Abrams from his earliest days through his adolescence, adulthood and service in the United States Navy in World War II and his return as one of America's Greatest Generation.
  • Cecil and the Big Wave

    by Adam W. Jones
    Cecil the Littlest Ant may be small, but he’s fed up with being bullied about it. The other kids at Aardvark Park tease him about his size, but they are mistaken—what they don’t see is his magnificent courage. Cecil knows that the bullies are wrong, and to prove it, he focuses on a new goal: he will become a great surfer! With the help of his Uncle Juba, Cecil learns how to master even the biggest of waves. Armed with his new skills and confidence, Cecil shows everyone that if you believe in... more
  • Wheels of Justice

    by Vickie Phelps
    When Connie Knight applies for a job at McKinney’s Fine Cars in her hometown of Redwood, Texas, she has no idea what she’s getting into. Buford McKinney is an evil bully who thinks women are the ground God made for men to walk on. The only reason Connie stays at McKinney’s is the fear of ending up homeless. And then there’s Rick McKinney, Buford’s son. In spite of his daddy’s contempt for Connie, Rick is attracted to her and Connie to him. In the weeks following, Connie is constantly subjecte... more
  • Just Imagine...What If There Were No Black People in the World?

    by Tamara Shiloh
    In the first of book, "Jaxon's Magical Adventure with Black Inventors and Scientists" of the series "Just Imagine...What If There Were No Black People in the World?", Jaxon, a 4th grader, discovers that the necklace his grandmother gave him before she passed away has magical powers. With the magical necklace and saying the magic words he can see and talk to Black inventors and scientists. He is also playing the role of Dr. Martin Luther King in the school play celebrating Black History Month. Ho... more
  • Love Stalks: A Novella

    by Doré Bak

    Lester Chang’s mother hounds him to bring a Chinese girlfriend to his father’s seventieth birthday party. He wants to bring a white date. Awkward with women in general and white women in particular, he fantasizes that the Scandinavian blonde bank teller will respond to his knowledge of European cinema and Kierkegaard. She does not. Over the course of a week, he discovers he cannot hit it off with any woman. Disillusioned, he transforms from lover of white women to their stalker.... more

  • Terror Town: Childhood Interrupted: The Amina Burns Chronicles

    by Ketari Cole
    When you rape a child, you kill the person they could have been…… Momma could have been a good mother. Maybe if she hadn't been raped as a child she wouldn't be addicted to drugs. Maybe if she wasn't a crack head, she would have paid more attention to her children. Maybe my sister, Lola, wouldn't have become a mother at 15 years old. Maybe I wouldn't have been raped or tried to commit suicide at 9 years old. Terror Town isn’t what you think it is…. Terror Town is a neighborhood in Ch... more
  • The Pretty Boy Gun Club

    by Theo Baker
    In the thriller “The Pretty Boy Gun Club,” detective T. Rex Smith teams up with police officer Genine Stieff to track down 14-year-old Cain Mapleson, who is being trained as a sniper by his family of right-wing extremists on a Maryland farm. The boy’s target: a celebrity they regard as a heretic. Smith had been sexually molested as a boy by the neighborhood priest in Baltimore. Stief, who lived in rural Maryland, had encouraged her son to enlist in the Army where he was killed in Afghanistan. Bo... more
  • Croatoan

    by Jeanette Torok
  • No Big Thing

    by Wm. Stage

    "White trash to pick up trash," read the headline and so the story unfolds. Imagine a respected family from rural Missouri, a family with typical problems in their workaday lives. What if the patriarch of the family had been involved in white supremacist activities in the distant past and was coasting on romantic notions of that time? What if he applied in the name of the Ku Klux Klan to join in the State's Adopt-A-Highway program, and had to fight an uphill battle to make it ha... more

  • Alycat and the Monday Blues

    by Alysson Foti Bourque
    Alycat wakes up with the dreaded Monday Blues—she’s certain that everything will go wrong. But even when mishaps seem to ruin her day, she finds out that helping a friend can lead to discovering her own hidden talent and curing the Monday Blues!
  • Thank God for Drugs

    by Kewalnam Christ
    “THE METAMERICANA ANTHOLOGY.” Each book features a different premise, a different tone, a different world, sharp, suspenseful, satirical tales that explore pop culture, social politics, and religious philosophies. All interconnected, forming an overarching narrative of irony and sincerity. THANK GOD FOR DRUGS is the first book in that series. The story is split up into 3 acts. Each it’s own season and theme. 1st Act: Spring (Nihilism), 2nd Act: Summer (Absurdism), and Act 3: Autumn (Existentiali... more
  • The Sorting Tree

    by T.A. Barnes
    I’ll tell you a story, if you let me, about a love great enough to go beyond this world, a tale of childhood friends and separation and sacrifice that hurts to consider. I’ll give you two boys and a girl grown together in the grand estate country of Virginia in the 1960s, their trust, their bond, their preposterous chances of preserving the intimacy of the young. They’ll make you laugh, these summer children, before they make you cry. Even so, I think you’ll love them as I do, in their marvel... more

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