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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • the big catch

    by richard allan

    The Big Catch is set in tropical Central America and is an adventure -  action/love story with a lot of twists and turns. After a fishing yacht rams a Colombian Cartel narco submarine, most of its contents were washed into shore, where as luck would have it the main character, JT finds one such bundle floating near his sailboat. He knowingly kept it and was well aware of the consequences from the Cratel owners coming after him plus the DEA and local police, but he willingly too... more

  • Drop the Puck: It's Hockey Season

    by Jayne. J. Jones Beehler
    The Official Adventures Series drops the puck with a tale of two brothers, Blaine and Cullen. On and off the ice, they have a deep love for the game and each other! The brothers are joined by Rylee and Rosee, America's loveable, inspirational, funny, and down-to-earth referees. Together they will steal young readers' hearts. Sharpen your skates and grab your stick! It's time to play hockey!
  • The Oxygen Tank

    by Jonathan Harnisch
    Constructed through a series of interconnected, erotically fueled, hallucinatory episodes involving Jonathan Harnisch's signature character Benjamin J. Schreiber--who, like the author, suffers from schizophrenia and Tourette's syndrome--this nonlinear novel is, on the surface, about struggling with mental health, sexual obsession, and toxic interdependency. But ultimately, this twisted and at times psychopathic story is an intimate journey of self-discovery steeped in existential philosophy. The... more
  • The Toothless Fairy

    by Skeeter Buck
    More than anything, the sad, lonely Toothless Fairy wants a friend to play with, but with her single tooth and face full of warts, she feels unlovable and fears she will scare other kids away. But when Halloween comes around, she notices the kids are not afraid of all the scary costumes. Realizing this might be her chance to make a friend, she comes up with a brilliant plan, and that is how a new Halloween tradition begins.
  • Harold Hardscrabble

    by G. D. Dess

     

    The contemporary novel, Harold Hardscrabble, is an American tragedy that embodies in its protagonist Harold the feelings of frustration and helplessness many Americans today feel in their daily lives. The story unfolds like Ravel’s Bolero, slowly building to an explosive climax.

    Harold is a solid citizen, a contemplative, creative man who, like Walter Mitty, lives largely in his own world of thoughts and dreams. He marries his college sweethea... more

  • Porcelain Utopia

    by Jonathan Harnisch
    A fictional novel that explores the inner workings of the schizoaffective mind. This book is not just to provide a picture of how mental illness disrupts the reality of the sufferer, but more importantly to share how creative pursuits like writing can have tremendous therapeutic benefits. Its target audience is adult readers who enjoy the transgressive style that best depicts the intricacies of a mentally ill mind.
  • Melophobia

    by James Morris
    Melophobia: fear or hatred of music. The time--now; the place--America, but in a world where the government controls all forms of art and creativity. Any music sowing the seeds of anarchy is banned--destroyed if found--its creators and listeners harshly punished. Merrin Pierce works as an undercover Patrol officer assigned to apprehend a fugitive musician who threatens the safe fabric of society, only to confront everything she thought to be true - her values, upbringing, job, and future. ... more
  • WHEN LOVE NEVER ENDS

    by Andrew Maeda
    When Love Never Ends is the love story of Sam and Sara, once separated, then reunited, then lost to each other again … unless Sam can find a way to change their destiny. As with many young couples, Sam and Sara meet at a dance, start dat¬ing, and soon fall in love. Sam is a college man; Sara only a junior in high school—but for Sam, the age difference doesn’t matter. Sara is the girl of his dreams. He wants to be with her, and she with him, and they look forward to a future together. Plans for... more
  • Meet Max!

    by Elizabeth Rosso
    When Max is just a puppy, he lives in a house by a lake with his five brothers and sisters. Always curious, he longs to go on adventures and discover new places. One day, a woman arrives, plays with him, and scratches his ears. She wants to take Max home, and he is ready for an escapade.
  • Infiltration

    by Rosalind Minett
    Two boys, one family, a world at war. September 1940. Relentless bombing means Billy must be evacuated. Worse, sinister cousin, Kenneth, is billeted near enough to cause trouble. Through the anxieties of war and Kenneth's rivalry, Billy imagines he is protected by a precious Cossack sabre. He is devastated when its photo goes mysteriously missing. Then a family catastrophe causes a new threat from Kenneth. This one will affect both their futures permanently. How will Billy face the challen... more
  • SPLIT ROCK

    by Holly Hodder Eger
    After inheriting a house on Martha’s Vineyard and finding herself alone there with three young children, Annie Tucker must confront her past when an unresolved love tests whether she has the courage to resist the pull of seduction and reclaim her true self. Both poignant and funny, this story is about forgiveness, acceptance, and the power of love and family.
  • Stella on Science

    by Amber Bennett
    Stella on Science introduces readers to Stella, a spunky, fun loving five year old girl who happens to love science. Join Stella as she conducts science experiments throughout her house (sometimes to the dismay of her parents!). This book reminds us that with a little curiosity, we are all true scientists at heart.
  • The War Less Civil

    by Joseph Lewis Heil
    From the Civil War to the Culture Wars, THE WAR LESS CIVIL, a 2011 Finalist in the prestigious Faulkner-Wisdom Novel Competition, is a panoramic American saga that begins in the fall of 1864 when Henry Rosenberg joins the Union Army despite the powerful objections of his pacifist wife, Augusta. The novel ends in 1991 after the conclusion of the first Iraq War. Intervening decades reveal the attitudes of Henry and Augusta's descendants towards war and peace, love and marriage, success and failure... more
  • The Last Letter: A Novel

    by Susan Pogorzelski

    Written as a series of letters between 1999 and 2003, The Last Letter: A Novel is a classic coming-of-age tale about Lia Lenelli, a teenage girl struggling to shape her own identity while a chronic illness threatens to tear her world apart.

    Write one last letter. That's what fifteen-year-old Amelia's psychologist says when she tells him about her time capsule--a My Little Pony lunchbox she's buried in the backyard garden after listening to the preacher on the cor... more

  • Gold in the Days of Summer: A Novella

    by Susan Pogorzelski
    The summer of 1979 should have been a magical time of panning for gold in the creek and catching fireflies in a jar. Instead, nothing is turning out the way 12 year old Annie expected: her best friend is away at camp, Connor Bartlett barely notices her anymore, and her parents and sister, trying to protect her from the reality of her grandmother's illness, only seem to further isolate her. Desperate to find a sense of meaning in an ever-changing world, Annie turns to an unlikely confidant: a rec... more
  • With You There Is Light: Based on the True Story about Sophie Scholl and Fritz Hartnagel

    by Alexandra Lehmann
    He told her what he witnessed. What she did with the truth changed history. As a founding member of the White Rose student resistance in Munich during World War II, Sophie Scholl helped write, produce and distribute thousands of anti-Nazi leaflets all over Southern Germany and in Austria. Her boyfriend, Captain Fritz Hartnagel, served on both the Western and Eastern fronts in Hitler's Army. For the first time ever, this book reveals the inner thoughts and feelings behind a six-year relationsh... more

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