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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • Sweet Hollow Women

    by Holly Tierney-Bedord
  • Stars Shine: A Magic Journey

    by Ingo Blum
    A fantastic journey in a magic umbrella to find the obscure ingredients of a fabled gloom cake! Jack is nine and he definitely has a gloomy side! On the surface, he seems to have a lot to be happy about. He has many friends, he is good at football, he has a fast bike and he doesn’t have too much trouble with his school work. His parents are successful professionals... Jack has lots of possessions, but his parents work so very hard and have little time to spare for him. Perhaps this is a clue ... more
  • Big: A Little Story about Respect and Self-Esteem

    by Ingo Blum
    Sometimes It Takes So Little To Be BIG. "A giant of a fable aimed at kids who frequently feel small, overlooked and like they just don't matter."Rating: 5.0 stars from Readers' Favorite PICTURE BOOK + COLORING BOOK Circus Wilson has many famous performers: jugglers, acrobats, lion-tamers, and clowns galore. Fire-eaters and knife-throwers thrill the spectators at every small village when the circus comes to town. Lee is one of the most talented of artists. He is a juggler extraordinaire ... more
  • Indian Paintbrush

    by John A. Heldt
    Seven young adults, including five siblings, continue their trek through time in Arizona in 1944.
  • Smoking In Bed: dreams of love, death and terrorism

    by Paul Kleiman
    \tHave you ever had a dream that felt so real, you thought it was actually happening? You might not even be sure you’re asleep and dreaming in your own bed, it feels so authentic. \tIf this happens repeatedly, due to a traumatic event or a change of medication, could one eventually become a bit confused about what is real and what is a dream? \tIn “Smoking In Bed,” an adventurous, comedic, and occasionally tragic tale of life in the Big City, Phil has a sudden flood of dreams, night after nig... more
  • MASHED MYTHS: Greek Heroes

    by Andrew Traucki, Mick Wannenmacher

    How did Jason defeat the dreaded farting harpies? Was Hercules's hair really that great? How many sheep were in Odysseus's crew? Fractured fairy tales meets Homer in this hysterical collection of rollicking classic tales, stuffed full of jokes, cartoons and adventure.

  • Where Is My Little Crocodile?: A Funny Seek-And-Find Book

    by Ingo Blum
    Where Is Charlie The Crocodile? "(...) This delightful book would be great for all ages and that even adults would enjoy it as well." Readers Favorite This animal seek-and-find book is aimed at very young children. The search for a little crocodile named Charlie in different places is a delightful read-aloud. Can Charlie drive a car? Is he allowed to eat in restaurants? Is he dangerous? He must be lonely! Where did he disappear? A Quick Good Night And Funny Bedtime Story. The vivi... more
  • Nelly Pig's Funny Birthday Surprise

    by Ingo Blum
    Let's bake the biggest birthday cake on earth . . . Join Nelly the pig! Nelly the pig and Carlos the duck are living on an old farm. They are best friends. The day before Carlos’s birthday, Nelly’s lazy ways and Carlos’s bossiness cause a big argument and Carlos takes off on his holidays. Afraid that Carlos will make new friends and leave her forever, Nelly decides to make him the biggest, best birthday cake ever! But things don’t quite go according to Nelly’s plans. Will Carlos even come h... more
  • A Circle of Sharks: The Secret List

    by Kelly Tully
    A secret list of fears has come to life for ten-year-old Ren Singerson, so a family reunion in California is no ordinary vacation.The magic powering Ren's fears is becoming bolder and more bizarre, and the last place he wants to step foot in is the Pacific Ocean. But things are happening beyond his control, and Ren, along with his twin sister Evie, will face one of his biggest fears in a way they never imagined. The future is not so far away, and Ren will have to find the courage to save himself... more
  • The Liberation of Lauren Lane

    by angela pisaturo
    Lauren Lane is a young woman, just starting to figure out life. High School graduation is nearing and she still doesn't know if she wants college or to enter the convent. When she's in church, she feels full and happy, but when she is out on a date, (which are not many) she thinks of marriage. In an effort to find her true calling, she enters college at the advice of her high school counselor. But little did she know what fate awaited her and how it would change the course of her life. But... more

    by Ramona Kearney
    Metaphorically speaking “having both oars in the water” means having a goal or destination in mind with a plan to achieve it, usually with checklists and milestones marked along the way. I always felt I had both oars in the water, but there were times, if God had not been rowing, I would have drowned. From my youth I was always pushing to learn more, to achieve more, to understand things mysterious and unknown. It was a driving force that led me into dangerous waters. Little did I know it w... more
  • An Appointed Time

    by James Redfearn
    In the late 1950's. state police recruit, Frank Mahan reports for duty at the Grafton barracks where every action is defined by custom and tradition. Based on historical events, An Appointed Time is a riveting account of his challenging journey to a fateful meeting with fugitive John Coyle in the swamps and bogs of Middleborough, Massachusetts where he discovers his destiny and the stain carried by men of violence.
  • Teachers Have 9 Lives: An Underground to Surface Exposure

    by Hannah Hope
    Teachers Have 9 Lives is the culmination of over twenty years of journal-keeping. It’s an open book on the pressing realities about America’s Teachers and their far-reaching impact on American society. 9 Lives is an underground-to-surface exposure, disclosing many within-the-teaching-field secrets and adversarial school district management retaliatory tactics. Ms. Hope paints a captivating 9 Lives picture that moves beyond teaching to explore everyday life, demystify the world of education... more
  • The Vision of Antje Baumann

    by Laurence Power
    It is May 1940 in Holland. As the Baumann family realizes that Hitler’s war has suddenly become their war, sirens begin blaring as a squadron of airplanes flies over Oosterbeek. Antje, Gerrit, and Cornelis Baumann are too young to understand what is happening around them. All they know is that they feel powerless as they watch their father cry. As the Germans invade, the Baumanns strive to maintain a quiet life. But as war comes to their street and doorstep, they soon recognize that keeping a ... more
  • When I Was a Child: I Was Always Afraid

    by Michael Cascio
    Are you afraid when you go to bed? This book will put good thoughts in your head.
  • Yuletide: A Jane Austen-inspired Collection of Stories

    by Christina Boyd

    “I went up to the Great House between three and four, and dawdled away an hour very comfortably...” –Jane Austen

    A holiday short story anthology with some favorite Austenesque authors, YULETIDE is inspired by Jane Austen, PRIDE & PREJUDICE, and the spirit of the season. Regency and contemporary alike, each romance was dreamt to spark love, humor, and wonder while you dawdle over a hot cup of tea this Christmas.

    Stories by: Elizabeth Adams * J. Marie Croft * Amy D... more