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  • Mandalay Hawk's Dilemma: The United States of Anthropocene

    by Peter Aronson

    It’s 2030, global warming is destroying earth and Mandalay Hawk has a decision to make: risk going to juvie jail or try to stop the biggest problem humankind has ever faced.

    Mandalay Hawk’s Dilemma: The United States of Anthropocene is Peter Aronson’s third middle-grade book and his first novel. It will be published December 7, 2021, by independent publisher Double M Books.

    Kirkus Reviews called it: “A scathing... more

  • The Bedtime Story Race

    by Shel Curry
    A fun story about sibling rivalry that will have you racing to the finish. Join Ethan and Sophie as they compete to finish all their chores before bed in order to be the first one to choose the story to read together in this heartwarming picture book. Follow along on this fun adventure and find all the sight words every kindergartener must know. Perfect for children age 3-6!
  • The Mayfly: Stories

    by Ben Rogers

    The life of a mayfly can be harrowing or hilarious, but it is always short.

    So, too, the short story.

    Fans of the genre will love the inventive specimens on display in this rollicking debut collection: A group of aging engineering professors take the weekend off for some fun and felony. A pro cyclist learns the cost of greatness. A member of the Manhattan Project sees the world’s first nuclear reaction through resentful eyes. A Hollywood editor discovers what belongs on his ... more

  • Little Bird

    by LaRita Dixon
    For twelve years Amal has happily lived with her parents and sister, when war suddenly changes her life forever. Within just a few days she loses her entire family and endures other horrendous experiences while fleeing for her life. The resulting psychological trauma does not stop with her arrival in America. Just when Amal is about to lose all hope, she meets a lovely southern lady and her family. Will they be able to help heal her wounds and teach her to love again? Little Bird is a gripping t... more
  • A Span of Moments

    by Robert Beech

    Midsummer 1994, a disillusioned Jake Crawford quits a prominent scientific career and retreats to the island home of his youth, longing for its old Florida way of life. Within hours of his arrival, he becomes entangled in a deadly series of events involving a billionaire real estate developer and a reclusive bridgetender with a long-hidden past from WWII. Jake’s struggle to navigate those events will determine whether Marcosta Island preserves its culture and native beauty or succumbs t... more

  • Stay Calm: This is War

    by AJ Lecours
    When young Army Specialist Rodney LeClaire was sent to Afghanistan to fight for his country, he thought he knew what war entailed. He soon discovered all the things training did not prepare him for: feces covered toilets, 40mph nutshots, detached faces, pen stealing kids, pants eating goats, or friends getting killed. He battled the heat, the enemy, and ineffective leadership. All of that, paled in comparison to the fight for his own humanity. Stay Calm shows a behind the scenes look at a combat... more
  • Remember the Lighthouse

    by Hailey Chomette

    In a charming seaside setting, our main character hires a private investigator to look into someone from her past, hoping to change her life. A women's fiction novel about love, loss and finding inner strength.

  • Sophie Stands Out

    by Katie Storey
    Pajamas are simply the best! Sophie is a little girl who loves to wear her jammies and has the best idea to wear them around all day. Until she starts to get stares from everyone around town, who wonder why she isn't dressed yet for the day. Sophie must decide: should she stand out and be herself or be like everyone else and save her pajamas for bedtime?
  • Bridal Train: The Further Adventures of Chloe, Dudette of the West

    by Geraldine Burrows
    Sixteen-year-old Chloe lands the role of a mail order bride in a TV reality show about modern Americans recreating a pioneer wagon train journey. Chloe undertakes the grueling, five-hundred-mile slog because her long-distance crush, Zach, will be waiting for her at the end of the trail. But first, she and her wagon full of teenage mail order brides must survive the torturous, pioneer-type elimination ordeals devised by the show's producers. Although she's marked for reality show betray... more
  • Project Onion

    by Karen Stensgaard
    Kathryn “Kat” Jensen’s new audit consulting job quickly becomes extremely dangerous. Investigating a notorious drug trafficker’s bank accounts can lead to life-threatening complications! When Kat Jensen, an out-of-work internal auditor in New York City, joins Melville Consulting, a friend’s secretive consulting firm, she unravels the elaborate money-laundering scheme used by a notorious drug lord nicknamed El Rey, or The King. Based on her analysis, the banks freeze his accounts. Furious, El ... more
  • The Women’s Meeting

    by J. E. London

    He Beat Past My Skin (Redemption of a Broken Spirit), is a story that highlights the emotional and psychological effects of domestic abuse, which afflict women and children around the world. Set in Washington D.C., the character-driven story is a psychological mystery laden with intrigue, and suspense. Its powerful tales surrounding violence and abuse are sure to capture your attention. It is a story that evokes the deepest fears of many women and delivers a message that silence kills.
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  • The Lockhart Women

    by Mary Camarillo
    The Lockhart Women is about a working class family living in Huntington Beach, California in the 1990's. It concerns divorce, money, and bad decisions, with the OJ Simpson trial playing as background noise.
  • 978-0-578-84737-5

    by Tom Brown
    Museum Exhibit is a poetry book from first time author Tom Brown. The 105 poems are about items, artifacts and paintings and sculptures you will find at a visit to a museum.
  • HOJO Girl

    by Dorothy K. Fletcher
    In the summer of 1968, the Vietnam War raged, the Civil Rights movement spread across the land, and the Sexual Revolution began to impact the lives of Americans. After her graduation from high school, Sadie Wainwright joined the ranks of the Howard Johnson Restaurant empire by becoming a HOJO Girl at the Golfair Howard Johnson in Jacksonville, Florida. Behind the gleaming counters of this popular eating establishment, Sadie grew up, learning life's lessons as a waitress, a daughter, a sister, an... more
  • The Last of the Baileys

    by Paula Paul
    Trudy Bailey Walters, who will admit only to being close to seventy, is widowed and left with little money. She wants nothing more than to be left alone after she moves into the crumbling old house that once belonged to her great grandmother. Before long, a nephew's ex-wife and her teenage daughter move in with her, followed by an undocumented immigrant searching for her own daughter. Trudy reluctantly joins the search, along with an old acquaintance, Adam Bailey, who claims to be a descendant ... more
  • Bad Beat

    by John Duel
    A terminally ill poker player hates the hand he was dealt. Marty Folly learns he has mere months to live. The one person he tells, his estranged daughter Ash, decides to move in to care for him. Now, Marty feels like even his last days aren’t his. Ash takes charge. She insists Marty determine his bucket list, she brings her cat, and she arranges holiday plans. On Thanksgiving, Marty confronts Ash’s mom about Ash’s paternity, ruining the holiday and causing a rift in his relationship with Ash. F... more