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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • The Rainbow Animals

    by Anat Tour
    The Rainbow Animals is a story of friendship, hope, and unity. Seven animals from different lands get lost while being drawn towards the rainbow. They are guided by Mishcaboggle, a beautiful long haired parrot, to Rainbowland. An engaging story with a burst of colorful pages. Come I’ll show you where the rainbow lies, fun with friends from different tribes, wait and see you'll be surprised, how much we all share from worlds a part.
  • The long way home from crete

    by Isaac Kal
    As the clouds of war and anti-Semitic feelings gather pace in 1930’s Europe, Abraham recognizes the danger that he and others are facing and decides to leave his comfortable life in Germany and travel with his family to Israel. There he intends to make a new life, far from the gathering storm, but life as an exile means a different set of hardships and as a means to support his family he eventually enlists in the British Royal Pioneer Corps, the only unit in the British military where an enemy... more
  • Rae's First Day

    by Danny Jordan
    Rae's First Day is the award-winning first book in The Capables inclusive children's book series. Synopsis. Rae is like many five year olds with one BIG exception: she has a super-secret superpower.
  • Our LITTLE Secret

    by Stanford Johnson

    When Danny Jackson says "the N-word" on his fifth birthday his grandmother tells him their family doesn't use that word, though he's learned it from his father. There's a mysterious grave in their woods, and all he's ever heard it called was "the N-word Grave." Thus begins a family saga and coming of age story as an Appalachian grandmother tries to change her family's trajectory regarding race relations.

  • The Moon Dancers

    by John Pitman
    Summer 1795: Roger Ellis is a newly promoted naval lieutenant who finds himself unexpectedly beached on shore and unable to secure a new berth. When Roger, a keen student of modern philosophy, and especially the European philosophy of enlightenment, is obliged to stay in London to be close to the Admiralty, he finds it hard to settle into a society which he sees as louche and self-centred. So, when he is encouraged by his friends to take a break from the city, he happily returns to his home vill... more
  • The Secrets of the Superhero's Ring

    by Steve Frederick
    Eleven-year-old Kyle Alexander is a fifth-grade boy who is afraid of heights, bullied at school, and is new in town. He becomes a superhero when he and his best friend, Carlos, find a magic ring in a cereal box. The ring once belonged to the deceased brother of the great superhero, Captain Nightmare, but now is stuck on Kyle’s finger. Captain Nightmare is not happy that a scared, geeky kid has his ring. Kyle, who is clumsy and skinny, has a too-small costume with an old blue blankie cape and ... more
  • Isla Rising: A Tale of Love, Death and Destiny

    by P.J. Johnson
    It is 1833, and fiery Edinburgh widow Isla is dying. Ready to meet her maker and eager to reunite with the love of her life, she is not afraid of passing, but Isla's death is only the beginning of a series of otherworldly adventures that she must undertake on her quest to find her husband. As a spirit, Isla must deal with grave-robbers, ancient mysteries and earth bound ghosts in order to protect her granddaughter and locate her love. Culminating in the glowing bonfires of a lawless and blisteri... more
  • Trouble in Travonia & other new stories

    by Jonathan Land Evans
    This is a general, largely unthemed, collection of short fiction, much of it humorous.
  • The Last Buskers of Summer

    by C.B. Heinemann
    When Gracie Ryan and her two misfit nephews, Alec and Eric, find themselves broke and wanted by the police on the streets of Europe, their troubles are just beginning. The three were on their way to perform at a music festival in France where, at the age forty-two, Gracie hoped to jumpstart her musical career. During their flight their money was stolen, and the passenger sitting next to Gracie died, leaving her a notebook containing deadly information wanted by Simon Montfort, the psychopathic l... more
  • A Bat in the Attic

    by Upasana Puranik
    Upasana Puranik's story of "A Bat in the Attic" is based on a real-life adventure. Her story begins when she goes to her grandparents' house for vacation. Her grandparents own a farm with many mysteries. When her curiosity gets the better of her after observing her grandmother go up a strange path. Upasana takes matters into her own hands and follows her grandma's tracks looking for an adventure. The trail leads her all over the house and finally to her destination. Upon her discovery, a surpris... more
  • Ghosts Behind Walls

    by C.B. Heinemann
  • Wild and Beautiful

    by Amanda Esch-Cormier
    A loving mother explores life's hopes and dreams with her child in this poignant affirmation of love.Heartfelt storytelling paired with lush painterly illustrations depict a mother and child's special bond. A mother, with hopes and dreams of her own, avows that none compares to the love of bringing a child into the world. In this tender affirmation of love, a mother invites her adored child to explore their own dreams in their wild and beautiful life. Author Amanda Esch-Cormier's soulful text co... more
  • bacon grief

    by Joel Shoemaker
    Charlie, a musical-theatre nerd with deep appreciation for sprinkle-topped ice creams and other snack foods, is active in his church and comes from a family who loves and appreciates him for exactly who he is, purple pants and all. Tim, a lover of crinkle-cut pickles, black olives and other forgivably-disgusting crudités, belongs to a conservative Christian pastor and devout mother who move to the rural town to staff a small church that, predictably, holds little place for Tim. After meeti... more
  • Harriet: A Jane Austen Variation

    by Alice McVeigh
    This is the second in my Austenesque series (the first being a 2021 BookLife quarterfinalist). It features an intriguingly oblique "take" on Austen's immortal EMMA, but one - I hope! - with the same "pitch-perfect" ear as Susan: A Jane Austen Prequel.
  • Madman Across the Water

    by Tony D'Aloisio

    It's 1975. And amidst all the CB talk and kung fu fighting, young Danny LaRochelle finds his life accelerating out of control.