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  • In Other News

    by Dale Robbins
    Would you whisper your deepest, darkest secret into the living room of every house in America? Marlon Woods is the name on the lips of every sensationalist newscaster in the country. The Pine State University sophomore is now known for surviving a horrific sexual assault at the hands of Parker Sullivan, star quarterback and son of a former Washington governor. After vanishing for the summer, school is back in session, and Marlon must endure the ridicule and speculation of his cruel classmates... more
  • Finding Friendship: the Adventures of Wee Maddie & Katie

    by Aunt Beast

     

         Meet Wee Maddie as she searches for a friend to share adventure with and encounters interesting critters that are not quite just right. Meet Katie's littermates and their new, 'DogMa Approved' adoptive families.
        Finally, after a lifetime of waiting, Wee Maddie and Katie team up to begin adventures of their own! Along the journey to Katie, Wee Maddie explores the characteristics of a great friend.
         Spark cu... more

  • What Peace Means to Us

    by Izaak David Diggs
    When was the last time your life changed dramatically? When was the last time something unexpected happened that radically altered the way you look at the world? What Peace Means to Us is the story of five ordinary people who stumble into extraordinary situations that they are completely unprepared for: A father taking in the son he has never bothered getting to know. A teacher losing everything and everyone important to him. A student struggling to face the future after a tragedy. A young... more
  • The Wonders of the Peculiar Parasol

    by Mark Even
    Three young cousins discover they descend from a powerful wizard, and activate an enchanted parasol that transports them to a fantasy world where they discover their magical abilities. When one of the cousins inadvertently releases an evil sorceress from a magical prison, the cousins must band together and battle the sorceress to save the parasol, their wizard ancestor, and their own families.
  • A View From the Borderline

    by Charles Souby
    A View from the Borderline is a collection of short stories by Charles Souby that runs the gamut from dark and gritty satire to sweet and serious love. They include a man plotting to poison a park full of pigeons to frame a bothersome old lady; a high school delinquent who falls for a dispossessed girl about to be shipped off to an asylum and an LA police detective who encounters a rave promoters’ diabolical plot to abduct young mindless teenagers for unthinkable purposes. Stories in this collec... more
  • Trouble Has Million Dollar Gams

    by Rory Joe Heynemann

    Trouble Has Million Dollar Gams is a collection of comedic short stories as seen from the sepia toned view of Detective Joseph Quincy Kingly.

    Do you crave SUSPENSE
    Do you seek ACTION
    Do you love a MYSTERY
    Do you long for ROMANCE
    Do you yearn for VIOLENCE
    Do you have a lust for GORE
    Or...
    Do you just want to LAUGH?

    Detective Joseph Quincy Kingly brings it all in shovels.

    Except for the gore. And there’s not much romance. Some mystery. ... more

  • The Academy Saga

    by CJ Daly
    Kate Connelly should be careful what she wishes for. Just seventeen, she already feels like she’s suffocating. Since her mother’s death, her father’s basically checked out, so she’s stuck raising her brothers by herself out in the New Mexico scrub. All Kate wants is a little distraction from the same-ole, same-ole that is her life. When two mysterious guys show up at the diner where she works, she thinks her wish has come true, until they start giving her a hard time. Like her life isn’t h... more
  • Blonde Up! (The Secrets and Stilettos Series Book 1)

    by Jamie Collins
    Will star-bound Casey Singer trade “finally famous” for “love at last”? Casey Singer is a self-proclaimed brat who trusts no one. This B-list actress and model uses her body and brains to obtain superstar-status. Casey is far from an overnight success and has become skilled at covering up her hard-bought scars with make-up and stage lights in order to claim her place in the spotlight. After a walk-off stint as a TV weather girl in Kansas, Casey is struck by love when a handsome record executi... more
  • Reading the Knots

    by Susan Garzon
    Highland Guatemala, 1954. As civil war looms, three women are brought together by an archaeological dig. Meg Fuente, a Chicago native, is the wife of the archaeologist and mother of their four-year-old son. While her husband unearths an ancient town with mysterious origins, Meg befriends members of a revolutionary labor party. Noemi, an indigenous girl from an impoverished town, is elated that her older brother is foreman at the dig but worries that some Elders predict disaster for digging up th... more
  • The Lane Betrayal (Time Box Book 1)

    by John A. Heldt
    Weeks after creating two time machines, Virginia physicist Mark Lane learns his corporate partner wants to use the portable devices for nefarious purposes. Rather than give him the chance to do so, he takes the time boxes and escapes with his family to the relative safety of 1865.
  • Bloodline Gems

    by Bloodline gems
    Prince Shubishup is a vampire who was put in a coffin to be shipped to Transylvania along with his family for a ritual but was accidentally sent to Pennsylvania – West Philadelphia. He quickly becomes addicted to crack cocaine before meeting two local drug dealers, Stizz and Keem. After a little disagreement, they promise to aid Prince Shubishup in returning home, but they see an opportunity to make some money, and use Prince Shubishup. Ter... more
  • The Solitude Tree - A Novel

    by COLIN Webster
    Emma, young and with a touch of attitude, spends the weekend with her parents visiting her sick grandmother in the country. It’s the last place she wants to be. When her parents unexpectedly need to return to the city for work, she is left to care for her grandmother alone and for longer than she expected. Reluctant at first she becomes determined to prove to herself and to her mother that she can cope. Emma’s mood lifts when her grandmother begins to tell her stories of the time she spent servi... more
  • 等闲女人的旧事 第一部 亲情

    by 南海北海
    年少时就有写作的冲动,不过多半都是凑凑字数或者是“为赋新词强说愁”,没有内核和灵魂。而今虽然没有秋鬓霜白,但早已在客舟听过雨,也多次静立在僧庐下感受点滴到天明的孤寂。人到了一定的年纪,就会不自禁地慨叹人生如朝露,对衰颜酒红的悲凉也难免惶恐不安,所以终于沉下心来创作了长篇小说《等闲女人的旧事》。小说是三部曲,三本书的内容前后相连,每一本也可以独立成书。当然,每本书有不同的侧重点,三部曲的名字分别是:第一部《亲情》;第二部《爱情》;第三部《异乡》。 第一部共57章,约19万字。第一章“生日”,第五十七章“没有离愁的别绪——旅途”。第二部共88章,约27万字。第一章“海口”,第八十八章“故园东望路漫漫”。第三部共103章,约34万字。第一章“温哥华”,第103章“他乡还是故乡”。 全书约80万字,以时间为经线,通过空间的转换,刻画了几个普通女人的心路历程,情感变化,同时展示了时代和社会的变迁。本书的时空跨度都比较大,惟其如此,才能展示出更真实的状态。书中对自然景观和人文环境都有不同程度的描绘,如果对旅游感兴趣,也可以作为闲书翻一下。全书试图以小见大,涉及更广博的内容,也许心有余而... more
  • My Fatima

    by Lydia Lin

    "My Fatima" is a historical novel for young adults and older readers. It describes the friendship between two teenage girls, one from Germany, and the other from the Middle East. Both girls attend a girls school in Beirut, Lebanon in the 1960s. The German girl, Trudy is the daughter of the ambassador to Jordan, while the schoolmate she admires and befriends is a Palestinian named Fatima. It turns out Fatima's boyfriend, Ali, is a PLO militant. Just before graduating from middle ... more

  • Whispers Through the Meadows

    by Anne Pete
    Secrets have always defined the Sweenys, a deeply religious Ohio farming family. But when a brother's revelation of sexual abuse threatens to destroy the family's carefully crafted facade, middle child and auto mechanic Maggie discovers that the secrets she knows about her family are minor compared to what lies beneath the surface. Falling into her traditional family role as helper and mediator, Maggie launches headfirst into finding the whole truth, believing that it will fix her brother and fa... more
  • The Speed of Life

    by Anne Pete
    The desert southwest can be an unforgiving place – thirsty and rugged, razor-sharp and venomous. But when funeral director Hope Moret moves from Pennsylvania, fleeing a painful past, she seeks solace in the temperamental land and the mysterious Night-Blooming Cereus that becomes the heart of her nursery. When she is diagnosed with a terminal neurodegenerative disorder years later, at 38, she realizes she must find herself … before she loses herself. A request to her husband to find and bring to ... more

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