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  • Botticelli's Muse

    by Dorah Blume

    Relegated to an obscure Medici villa and the whims of an annoying patron half his age, Renaissance artist Sandro Botticelli falls into a quagmire of indecision, insecurities, and depression. Once he meets Floriana, however, a Jewish weaver held prisoner at a nearby convent under the control of Sandro's estranged older sister Oslavia, everything changes. Although the Medicis hold the purse strings, Floriana—the inspiration behind his painting Primavera—holds his heart strings. ... more

  • In the Name of the Father

    by Allyson Olivia

    "In The Name Of The Father" is an inspirational novel about faith, family, and the power of forgiveness. As a man of God, husband and father, Lester was supposed to be his daughter's hero, instead he became the man she despised, and she could not move on until she forgave him.

    “This is a story I had to tell because I know we have difficulties throughout life that shape how we love ourselves and others. It is so important that we stop pretending life is perfect and sh... more

  • Saga of a Princess

    by Judith Martin
    Lana is a curious Jamaican princess who travels the world to learn about its people and cultures. While visiting Novgorod a Russian city, Lana learns about the saga of Efanda a brave Viking princess who once lived there. Princess Efanda was at home with her husband Prince Rurik when a group of men arrived from Novgorod a troubled city across the sea. Rurik is offered and accepts the throne of Novgorod but wants Princess Efanda to remain at home until he returns for her. Efanda insists on traveli... more
  • The Goddess of Beauty

    by Judith Martin
    The Goddess of Beauty is an exciting new children's book that takes you on a journey to ancient Africa where Goddess Oshun is loved and admired by everyone for her inner and outer beauty. When a young insecure girl on the island of Trinidad runs away from her village, she is approached by a Princess from Jamaica who tells her tales about Goddess Oshun. After hearing about Oshun, the young girl is no longer insecure, she accepts Oshun as a beauty icon and aspires to be like her.
  • The Growing Sweater

    by Jason J. Marchi
    GRANNY QUIGLEY has knitted a very unique sweater. To her surprise, every time she washes and dries the purple sweater with the white lace collar it grows . . . one size larger! What can she possibly do with a sweater that keeps growing? And will it ever stop growing? Ashley and Morgan, Granny s granddaughters, take charge of the situation in attempt to solve Granny s dilemma. The three travel the countryside looking for a home for the growing sweater. As the sweater grows unexpectedly for each n... more
  • Tough Mauve

    by Ashley Atkins
    Lulu never expected to lose her mom and Joe, but at least she still has a father. Except... he doesn't want anything to do with her. When she finds an unlikely home with her stepfather's sister, Lulu creates a simple, if transitory, existence for herself. Soon she is falling for Shane Devine, who may or may not have a thing for Madison Everly. But then local reporter Miranda Brooks goes missing, setting off a sequence of events that bring Lulu's father to town, whether she likes it or n... more
  • The Rebel's Wrath

    by Christopher Morin
    In a time when the nation is torn asunder, and north is pitted against south in a ferocious struggle, a young Union soldier finds himself in combat for the first time—during the largest battle ever fought on the North American continent. When the smoke clears, Private Sherman Jackson of the 20th Maine Volunteer Infantry Regiment is alive and unharmed. He has clashed with staunch warriors of the Confederacy and survived the deadly battle of Gettysburg. \tHis luck continues to the end of the wa... more
  • My Horsie World

    by Walter Schenck
    Stunning poetry by award-winning author and poet Walter Schenck. The colorful Illustrations are drawn by his aunt, Catharine Whitman, of her trophy winning horses. During Catharine's career she won over 100 show ribbons, Silver Plaques, and honors, testifying to her grand achievements.
  • Hagen's Curse

    by James Emmi
    Anika Everhart is a born and raised beekeeper who's always dreamed of becoming a baker. There is just one problem: Her home-city of Hagen owes its grandiose stature to the renowned bakery Heckler Delights. So when Anika has the audacity to introduce her own extraordinary recipe at this year's Easter Feast, she flips Hagen upside down and infuriates the washed up heir Hans Heckler II. What follows is a conspiracy of revenge, as Anika's secret love affair is unearthed and used against her in... more
  • FAB (Friends Against Bullying) Club

    by Alex Hallatt
    When Ravi, Toby and Jake get bullied at school, they start the FAB (Friends Against Bullying) Club. Their lives improve dramatically, as they support each other to stop the bullies picking on them. They reach out to help other kids like Ruth, who joins the club and helps them build an amazing treehouse to meet in. FAB Club becomes a popular meme at school, which infuriates the bullies. When they destroy the treehouse, it looks like FAB Club might be lost. But their friendship is strong enough to... more
  • 10/10ths A Young Adult Novel of La Carrera Panamericana

    by Suzy Witten

    14-year-old Andi Gazek, a lifelong car nut, mini-MacGyver, and expert strategizer (i.e., fibber) from Montana hits the road one abandoned summer in search of the racer father she never knew. Finding him is not enough. Now she wants him to drive a world famous 2,000-mile vintage car rally race--La Carrera Panamericana--with her in Mexico... and she expects him to teach her. What she learns, and what he learns, in their wills-clashing, car-crashing process is miles beyond any road map.... more

  • The Flames of Time

    by Peter Knyte
    A vintage style adventure story which spans some of the great sites of antiquity in search for an ancient secret. After being drawn into an unusual shamanic ceremony while travelling around Africa, a group of friends experience strange visions which lead them in pursuit of an ancient and long lost secret. However, there are those for whom keeping such secrets buried is not only a responsibility, it's also a solemn duty. Powerful individuals who will apparently stop at nothing to protect th... more
  • In The Land of Broken Time: The Incredible Journey

    by Max Evan
    This book is about the adventures of a boy named Christopher, a girl named Sophia and a retriever named Duke. By chance, they find themselves in a balloon that takes them to a fairyland where mysterious events happen. The children want to find the way home, but first they have to solve a lot of mysteries. This is a story about the different ways of measuring time and about friendship. In this book there are many facts about the animals that never get old and about how to construct different cloc... more
  • A Golden Heart: Journey to Equilibrium

    by Mike Will Downey
    Years after searching, 17 year-old Brooke Ashton receives a devastating letter regarding the biological father she’s never met. Losing hope, she journeys into the forest where she enters the realms of darkness, light, body, mind, and spirit. Trained by a wise old fighter named Esiw, Brooke is led toward a final confrontation that will save or destroy her.
  • Lady Ruth Bromfield

    by Gordon Smith
    Saved from Nazi Holocaust, she grew in spirit to be a world leader. In 1935, Ruth was in born to an unmarried Jewish mother in Germany. Fearing the Nazi persecution, Ruth was sent to England on the "kinder transport“ to be raised by a Church of England priest. He raised in the Christian faith, and with help, he also raised her in the Jewish faith. Her faith guided her life and enabled her to build bridges between different groups, even at an early age. Follow her story as she grows up and... more
  • A Medicine Dream and Warrior Ghosts

    by Nona Burroughs Babcock

    The novel introduces mystical Native American lore; demonstrates the devastating effect of bullying; friendship and loyalty, with both humans and animals; develops and matures the characters; intrigue, near-death experiences, and paranormal events lead the reader in a fast-paced adventure.

    A Medicine Dream and Warrior Ghosts Synopsis

    Foureen-year-old Blackfeet Native American Johnny Bear Child is bullied by Larry, Skinny, and Chub. Johnny runs away to a mountain hideaway to pursue... more

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