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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • What Mountains Teach

    by Michael Herrick
    What Mountains Teach is a novel which narrates the midlife crisis of a man learning to love a young woman who grows older. Walt, suffering from a mid-life crisis and burnt out from teaching, decides to do something exciting by hiking the Appalachian Trail after he discovers a romantic journal written by a younger man named Strider. Hiking down from Harper’s Ferry to Springer Mountain, Walt remembers the passages written by Strider who, twenty years earlier, had walked over a thousand miles from ... more
  • ALL HAT

    by STEPHEN W LONG
    When Owen Youniacutt is falsely - and ironically - accused of soliciting a prostitute, his wife bars him from their Southern California home. Unsure where to turn, Owen picks the worst option from a list of bad ideas. He flees to his roots, the Lightnin Y cattle ranch in South Dakota, home of old demons, a lost love, and a mountain of unforgiven hurts. Add to those woes a mother suffering a mysterious, possibly fatal disease, and Owen faces losing every good thing in his life. But within the ass... more
  • Future FLOTUS?: (First Lady of the United States)

    by Amy Denson
    President Jackson Cashe is trying to run a newly separated country while attempting to draw back some of the states that separated. He declares an inaugural Festival of Innovation to showcase America's advances in a variety of subjects. The festival culminates in an epic State Dinner in which Jackson breaks up with his model fiancé. Jackson's team puts into motion a reality television show to help him find a new girlfriend and to bolster his already high approval ratings. Haddie Robinson is a r... more
  • Cowboy

    by Bob Holt
    When this cowboy meets a flowerchild, it turns both their worlds upside down. The second son of a hard-as-nails Texas rancher is drafted out of college for the Vietnam war. Assigned to the Pentagon, he observes the great March on Washington protesting the war and questions why his peers are marching outside and he’s inside the walls of the citadel. After his discharge, he enrolls at the University of Connecticut where he hopes to catch up with his generation. There, he meets and falls in love w... more
  • 1969: A Brief and Beautiful Trip Back

    by Sea Gudinski
    Take a trip down the rabbit hole without ever leaving the comfort of your living room. This is a novel in which psychedelics meet spirituality and history meets science fiction. '1969' is one girl's account of her fantastic and unique experience of the hippie counterculture and how it changed her and those around her for the rest of thier lives. From a run-of-the-mill existence in the ultra-conservative town of Fresno, California, formerly naive teenager and rock devotee Rhiannon Karlson takes t... more
  • The Mind of a Deviant Woman

    by Paula Paul
    Carrie Buck is little more than an indentured servant in Charlottesville, Virginia, during the early 1900s. So when she gives birth to a daughter out of wedlock, Carrie is institutionalized. She, along with epileptics, prostitutes, criminals, and other “undesirables” are considered deviant and must be sterilized according to a landmark US Supreme Court decision in the 1920s. New York socialite Louisa Van Patten is involved in the eugenics movement that brings about the court’s decision. She is w... more
  • Charley's Horse

    by Judith shaw
    Charlene Rittenberg is crazy about horses. She knows everything about them--except how to ride. When her parents' marriage falls apart, Charley is packed off to Horse camp. She'll live with girls who love horses, and she'll finally learn to ride. But the cabin is infested with bullies, her summer horse hates her, and riding scares her spitless. Can Charley survive a whole summer in Horse Camp Hell? A secret friend is all that makes camp life bearable.
  • Getting Along with Lola Bird

    by Rita Di Gianvittorio
    Lulu gets a companion rescue budgie named Lola Bird. Based on a painful first encounter with the bird, Lulu judges that Lola Bird is mean and so pushes her away. In reality, Lulu and Lola Bird could not be more different in the way that they behave and express their feelings – happy, sad, scared, playful, angry, rejected, homesick, worried, lonely, joyful, safe. Although getting along with Lola Bird may seem impossible, Lulu soon learns that empathy is key to building this friendship. Getting... more
  • The Image of Rachel Clair

    by Judith M. McManus
  • In the Aether

    by Andre Santamaria
    In The Aether is a tale of failure and redemption. It is a story about the sometimes futile, but nonetheless necessary and heroic struggle to overcome evil. John is a young noble in medieval Europe who has to embark on a dangerous journey from his native England to northern Spain, and Caroline is a young woman in a near-future dystopia. Their stories merge to paint a picture of the human struggle to find meaning, of good overcoming evil and of order eternally battling to impose itself upon chaos... more
  • KINDERTRUMP Vol.1

    by Mike Benedetto
    KINDERTRUMP Vol.1 is a hilarious cartoon novel that re-imagines what’s going on in America, by putting all our politicians and media figures in kindergarten! Our news and politics have devolved into a horrendous day on the playground, with no adult-supervision in sight. Most of the people in charge have been acting like poorly raised 6-year-olds, so we just made them 6 years old! Our story begins at MAGA Elementary, where Donny, the new kid, tries to become popular and succeed. He’s fla... more
  • Jurassic Julie: Living in the Modern World, Book 1: Home

    by Tiberius St. Judge
    A happy thing happened during a sad time in New York City. Construction workers dug up a strange rock in lower Manhattan, which turned out to be a prehistoric egg, and inside of the egg was a small dinosaur that would fill the city with great joy and strength. It’s a delightful story about the large impact that little things can have and about remaining strong during difficult times.
  • The Point of the Pick: A novel of the 20th Century

    by curtis seltzer
    The Mafia is corrupting a coal-miner's union in 1975 to gain access to its welfare fund and its Washington, D.C. bank. Both candidates -- an out-of-touch incumbent and a young, pro-democracy insurgent -- in the union's presidential election have been compromised. Three stand in the way of the union's "Teamsterization": a Quaker-feminist reporter who stretches her facts; her former boyfriend, a Columbia University lawyer, who is managing the insurgent's campaign; and a former professional wrestl... more
  • 13 STORIES-Fractured,Twisted & Put Away Wet

    by Michael O'Keefe
    13 Stories is a collection of thought-provoking short fiction, spanning most genres. It includes some morality tales, science fiction, and some dystopian horror. Showing the full range of the author's writing style, it promises to grab the reader's imagination and not let go--one story at a time.
  • The Garden Lady

    by Susan Dworkin
    THE GARDEN LADY by Susan Dworkin is a novel about unexpected love, the silence that becomes complicity, and the magic of redemption. Urgent and compelling, this novel, set in New Jersey, resonates with today’s headlines as it poses the ethical question: How do we live with what we know but choose not to think about or act upon? Maxie Dash, the heroine of THE GARDEN LADY, is a famous beauty, a fashion icon, the face of many national TV ads. Her first husband, a world-class photographer, took n... more
  • The Day I Ended It All

    by William Sundeberg
    Brandon Scalia, a self-made millionaire and Vianka Arlov, a model from New York. A relationship filled with fun, laughs, playful banter and sexual innuendos. Until Vianka's past catches up with her. Steve Abbott, a professional photographer and former agent of Vianka's, seeks revenge on her and two other former models. Join Brandon and Vianka on their journey from a grassy airport field to a cemetery plot for two.

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