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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • High in the Sky

    by Kathleen Gauer

    A small, energetic child relieves restlessness by climbing onto a tire swing and flying off on many wild imaginative adventures. The child pretends to be in outer space, surfing a big wave, traveling through the jungle, and many other exciting settings. As readers try to guess what creative worlds the child might enter into next, they will also delight in how the tire swing is incorporated differently in each fantastic world created by the child. Finally, the child returns to earth, flops int... more

  • Henry the Blue Monkey: Being Different is Good

    by Linda Christen
    Henry discovers in one way or another we’re all different and that's what makes us special. Join this endearing blue monkey as he overcomes insecurity with love, acceptance, and a few superpowers.
  • Emoji Adventures Volume 1: The Horse Party

    by PT Evans
    Ever wonder what the life of an emoji is like? Well here is your chance to go behind the screen and find out. GET READY FOR EMOJI ADVENTURES! Follow Annie Emoji, her devilish brother, Kevin, and her BFF’s Dot and Billy as they maneuver their way through life in a land of emojis. In Book #1, Annie desperately wants to get invited to the popular kids’ party – but will she be one of the lucky ones to get an invitation? Fun Emoji Illustrations! Picture on Every Page! New Titles Soon! Great fo... more

    by Donna Ellen Conrad

    When a young girl discovers that the grumpy-growly mood that began in her family has spread across the globe like a bad cold, she vows to reverse it.  See how a single hug to Mama brings her sunny-yummy-sweet-as-honey good mood to every living thing in the universe --- and that includes frogs.

  • Things On A Tree

    by D.L. Finn

    What a way to spend Christmas Eve! Thirteen-year-old Aimee is sick and missing her dad, who died in a car accident last year. While the rest of her family are outside playing in the snow, she is alone by their Christmas tree. Aimee sighs as the tears begin to fall. She wishes she still believed in Santa Claus. Then she could ask him to change the last year. Yeah, right, she thought. She turns away from the tree, and falls asleep. Later that night, Aimee awakens to a strange noise.... more

  • The Virtuoso

    by Virginia Burges
    Ever since her emergence as a child prodigy Isabelle Bryant has only ever known one love – her violin. Then, aged 32, at the height of her career, the unthinkable happens. What do you do when everything depends on the dexterity of your fingers, only to lose them in a horrifying instant? Devastated and vulnerable in the aftermath of her accident, Isabelle struggles to find new meaning in her life. Her perilous path of self-discovery leads her to Vienna, the historic city home of her musical her... more

    by Maria Ashworth
    A young girl's world is turned upside-down when her mother decides to remarry. Along with the ring comes a few more, Step One, Step Two, Step Three and Four. The girl will do whatever it takes to keep them out of her life. She eventually realizes there are some benefits to her step-siblings. This lighthearted story will reassure children that in spite of change, the outcome is worth the transition. It delights in the possibilities of having a growing blended family. Nominated in 2012 as a fi... more
  • Put Away Your Phone!

    by tracy bryan
    Meet Emma... She's a little girl that notices that grown-ups are always on their phones. Follow Emma as she counts her way through the zoo and help her shout PUT AWAY YOUR PHONE! Find out how Emma learns that there's a time and place to be on your phone. Don't worry grown-ups...Emma has some compromises to make too, when she realizes that losing her cool doesn't feel so cool!
  • Chain of Mercy (Coming Home, Book #1)

    by Brenda S. Anderson
    They forgave him for the accident that killed their son, but he will never forgive himself. Manhattan businessman Richard Brooks was at the top of the world, drunk with success, wealth, and women, and he proudly lived that prodigal lifestyle. Until one disastrous evening, when that world came crashing down. Richard flees to Minneapolis where he repairs ancient boilers instead of solving corporate problems, and he's determined to live the solitary life he now deserves. But Executive S... more
  • Tucked Away In a Nook

    by B. D. Coombs
    While visiting grandma’s house, Annie and Todd come upon the strange Mr. Max digging a hole in the ground, obsessed that there is treasure to be found there. And when the siblings later discover a cave, and an owl guarding a mysterious chest, they are convinced that they have stumbled on a great fortune. But riches often comes in the most surprising of ways. Whatever Annie and Todd have found in that cave, it wasn’t what they were expecting it to be.
  • Private Universe

    by Cornelia Feye
    Private Universe is a coming of age novel with a surreal twist, a travelogue, a philosophical exploration of the purpose of life, and an adventure story, with pieces of art as guideposts. Seventeen-year-old Vega Stern meets a seductive outcast and gets sucked into psychedelic, then hard drugs in 1970s Germany. It is the beginning of her psychedelic roller coaster ride through ecstatic highs to hitting rock bottom painfully severs the ties to her first love to escape her dangerous drug habit, and... more
  • The Struggle Is Real

    by Ashley Lundblade
    Adelaide Carr is the classic millennial with her whole life ahead of her. After being diagnosed with stage III breast cancer at the age of just 22, an uninsured Adelaide must figure out the American healthcare system in order to receive proper medical treatment. She lacks a parental safety net but finds help and solace in her closest friends as they seek for what it means to be an adult in the times of ever-changing political reform.
  • That Weekend in Albania

    by Peter J. Meehan
    Ten years on from Albania's uneven transition to democracy, the country's majority Muslim population is still largely avoided by the rest of Europe despite its location at the crossroads between Italy and Greece—the country's Stalinist past and reports of Islamic fundamentalism limit outside interest. Two months after the events of 9/11, an expatriate family embarks on a weekend road trip to see the multi-civilisation ruins at Butrint. En route, they witness the reality of Albania’s attempts to ... more
  • Onset, An American's Voyage Beyond Borders

    Brett Howard had exceeded the American dream, starting with nothing yet fully retired by the age of thirty-seven. Was it finally his time to relax, sail the world and live the life of leisure after an intense and productive career? Those thoughts never entered his mind as he shed the trappings of power he'd acquired and returned to the same inner-city streets from which he'd escaped as a young boy. He was determined to build a bridge out for those left behind and he wanted to do that with his ch... more
  • Michael at the Park

    by Carl Witt, Jr.
    Adventure! Action! Imagination! Join five year old Michael and his friends at the park for an afternoon of all types of excitement. Fly a jet. Dig for treasure. Explore a jungle. Climb mountains. Do it all as you join with Michael at the Park!
  • Guardians In Blue

    by Ken Bangs
    Guardian In Blue is a novel based on my 37 years in law enforcement and public safety. It is completed in A fatherless boy growing up in a small Texas town is taken under wing by the local lawmen. They work with the town leaders to provide his basic needs and help him escape the shame and poverty of his circumstances. One in particular becomes his guardian. He teaches the boy about life, how to face his fears, that honor is more important than comfort and that defending those who cannot ... more