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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • Wild Mountain

    by Nancy Hayes Kilgore

    In Wild Mountain, Mona Duval has concocted a tidy life for herself in the rural town of Wild Mountain, Vermont. Escaped (mostly) from a bad marriage, she runs a general store next to an historic covered bridge—a bridge she loves so much, she literally wrote the book on its history. When an ice storm collapses the century-old bridge, Mona’s life begins to unravel with it. Wild Mountain tells a tale of small-town politics and mountain... more

  • Curtis: The Crab Who Wished He Were a Fish

    by Susan Chad
    Curtis is a young crab who so envies the beautiful way his fish friends could swim, he wished he could do the same. But no matter how hard he tried, his heavy crab shell just wouldn't let him. Then one day he saves one of his fish friends from danger because of his hard crab shell and it makes him very glad to be a crab!
  • Don't Let Me Die in Disneyland: The 3-D Life of Eddie Loperena

    by J.A. Marzán
    A picaresque, smart, and smartass memoir of Harvard Lawyer Eddie Loperena's Newyorican life in "the country I was offered."
  • Somerville - Inheritance

    by CGC Daniel
    When her father dies of a fever in the Gulf of Guinea, Rebecca Miller is left orphaned heiress to the bankrupt Somerville estate. Which proves a magnet - for no discernible reason - to the notorious, ageing rake, the Earl of Marshwood, who after the briefest and most arid courtship, acquires her as his betrothed. Alone and friendless, the penniless eighteen-year-old must battle with all the wit, wiles and courage she possesses to wrest control of her destiny back into her own hands, in a world ... more
  • One Century Friendship

    by Little Bean Seeds
    The story is about 4 children, Helen, Mark, Yasmin, and Shelly, go to a summer camp and meet a boy who lives more than one century. It seems the children join the summer camp coincidently, but what if the meeting is designated to happen. A wooden brass box is a key to answer what will happen to the 4 children.
  • To Pieces

    by Kati Rocky
    Jane (aka Plain Jane) has always known she was different inside, and not in a good way. This has driven her to her construct her life as a solid B, for average, person and to carefully follow the rules of her high school hierarchy. But, when she undergoes her first bipolar episode and becomes acutely manic, she thumbs her nose at that hierarchy and begins a campaign to revolutionize her high school and rise up against its stifling social norms – and shake up the school she does. She becomes the ... more
  • Chicago Pits (2018)

    by Bill Walker
    Chris Parker, a very young, tall, and thin Alabaman arrives in Chicago hoping to make a fortune in its famed commodities business as a floor trader. Indeed, his great height and freakish ability to make numerical calculations earns him quick promotion to broker for a Wall Street company. But quickly he realizes he is in a struggle the likes of which he could never have fathomed, including outright violence. Complicating matters, he becomes enthralled with a tiny girl trading on the far end of th... more
  • Fortune's Son

    by Jennifer Scoullar
    Can one man’s revenge become his redemption? Young Luke Tyler has everything going for him: brains, looks and a larrikin charm that turns heads. The future appears bright, until he defends his sister from the powerful Sir Henry Abbott. His reward is fifteen years hard labour on a prison farm in Tasmania’s remote highlands. Luke escapes, finding sanctuary with a local philanthropist, Daniel Campbell, and starting a forbidden love affair with Daniel’s daughter, Belle. But when Luke is betrayed... more
  • The Girl With the Journal

    by Tenika Jennings
    I Learned valuable lessons from Depression. That God is Healer and Lesson teacher in a lot of those situations. I learned that life is about learning from mistakes no matter how many times you fall and this book reflects the positivity that came from all that.
  • Lord Computesalot's Quintessential Quest to Banish Bullies: A Creative Fun Activity Book

    by Regina Davis and Carolyn Royer Spencer
    Composed by two experienced elementary educators, this fun activity book with reproducible pages uses poetry, puzzles, games and cheers to teach children about bullying in a creative way. Order our colorful corresponding children's book, "Lord Computesalot, ruler of Aurora Bullyalis, and His Secret Quest to End Bullying".
  • The Fortune Teller and Other Short Works

    by Nanette L. Avery
    In a style of her own, Nanette L. Avery weaves together an imaginative and wide-ranging collection of short works from a woman's point of view. Created with the same skillfully crafted techniques that have defined her writing, Avery offers readers wry humor, surprise endings, strange encounters, and "oh, that's cool" in her latest book, The Fortune Teller and Other Short Works. Here destitute women follow behind Civil War troops, a fortune teller reveals an outlandish prediction, unidentified ph... more
  • Lost Lake a Jippsy Russ Adventure

    by Brian Wolfe
    "We interrupt this program for a special news bulletin." Jippsy and his mom stopped what they were doing to listen to the report. " The notorious gangster Dutch Shultz, and his associate Otto Berman, escaped the custody of Federal agents in upstate New York while en route to their hearing for tax evasion." They are said to be armed and dangerous and were last seen headed toward the Canadian border in a black 1931 Lincoln K. Local authorities request that you contact them immediately should you h... more
  • The Besieged

    by Christopher W. Morin
    In the deep, remote, regions of the untamed wilderness, in a time when man’s dominance over the land is unclear, the ultimate challenge to all creatures is survival. In the struggle between man, beast, and nature, the outcome is never certain, and the victor never constant. Who will claim victory in the latest bout? Will man’s cunningness and ingenuity outmaneuver the savagery of the beast, or will both succumb to the unrelenting ferocity brought forth by nature? All three entities clash in The ... more
  • poems of enpowerment

    by tonya beavers
    my book is about empowerment of poems
  • Tales from Pleasant Grove

    by Steven L. Peck
    Steven L. Peck has created a breathtaking collection of short stories, harnessing the winds of a wild creativity with gale-force unpredictability. This book is a wonder and a marvel. The imaginative breadth and speculative depth available here brings to life dragons, fairies, witches, demons, and ghost, all set within a western landscape that in its own way proves just as amazing and other worldly as the fantastic elements at play within Peck's work. "At times, however, in certain eras and epoch... more
  • The Slithering Mist

    by Suzanne Werkema
    The curlicue forest is wrecked. Can the tumblers who live there survive? Will their cubby protect them? Will Jot and Yittle ever skimper and rimble again? The Slithering Mist is a make-believe tale of disaster and recovery. In real life, children hear about fires, tornadoes, hurricanes, earthquakes, floods. Some kids even experience them. Children ages 4 to 8 who are caught by calamities—or afraid of the possibility—will find this story and its fanciful illustrations (by... more