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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • Monsters For Tea

    by Nancy Terrell
    A bedtime party like no other... After suffering a terrible nightmare, Luna awakes frightened by the thought of monsters. What follows is a grand tea party at midnight where Luna learns her monster guests are not scary at all but offer courage, comfort and laughter to put her at ease and make sweet dreams come true. The rhythmic text is charming to read aloud and enjoyed by children and grown-ups alike.
  • THE WAY: A Girl Who Dared to Rise

    by Kristen Wolf
    In Kristen Wolf’s audacious and timely fiction debut, an unusual girl in the heart of ancient Palestine escapes her life of oppression—undertakes an epic and dangerous journey—and struggles to accept her remarkable calling as a great spiritual leader. Deeply emotional, provocative and edge-of-your-seat suspenseful, THE WAY transports readers to an exotic world brimming with mystery, betrayal, passion, unforgettable characters and jaw-dropping plot twists. Anna is a striking and spirited y... more
  • Waiting at Hayden's

    by Riley Costello
    From a fresh new voice in women's fiction comes a page-turning, relatable love story about the complicated nature of timing in modern-day relationships. Childhood best friends Charli Anderson and Jack Logan fall madly in love during college and can't imagine a life apart. But when they land dream opportunities on opposite ends of the country following graduation, they are forced to make a heart-wrenching pact. In the hope of one day restarting their love story, they set a date to reunite in ... more
  • You Gotta Have Heart

    by Bruce Bernstein
    Orphaned at a young age, all Alan Michaels wants is a place to belong. But the independent, street–smart kid, who lacks self-confidence, has no clue how to deal with disappointment – or a formidable bully who won’t back down. And New York City is a tough town to grow up in if you are a kid who doesn’t have much. But when he starts training at Sensei Hideki’s School of Karate, he hopes his life will change forever.\t \tDetermined to prove he’s got what it takes to become a true warrior, he pushe... more
  • The Ugly Priest

    by Richard Stickann
    The Ugly Priest reveals a vocation in shambles, deteriorated not only because of Father Bernard’s moral lapses but also because of his life’s lack of substance and value. His duties at Immaculate Conception Parish on the West Side of Chicago are tedious and distressing. The sin, dying, dishonesty and infidelity of his parishioners drains him. Deepening his distress is his life at a rundown, disintegrating parish with an outdated liturgy and a pastor who is a rude, spiteful and offensive old man... more
  • Tips to Choose a School that Fits you Perfectly

    by Elanora Brown
    Thinking about enrolling in a good school to give you some leverage on the competitive world is a very enviable mindset. It’s great that you’re putting a lot of time and effort into choosing a school that would be the best avenue for you to showcase and develop your knowledge and skills. So, you’ve already have quite a few in mind. That’s great. But now, you are having a hard time deciding which one would truly be the best choice. Well, don’t fret. We’ve made a list to help you out on one of the... more
  • INDIVIDUTOPIA: A novel set in a neoliberal dystopia

    by Joss Sheldon

    Beloved friend,

    The year is 2084, and that famous Margaret Thatcher quote has become a reality: There really is no such thing as society. No one speaks to anyone else. No one looks at anyone else. People don’t collaborate, they only compete.

    I hate to admit it, but this has had tragic consequences. Unable to satisfy their social urges, the population has fallen into a pit of depression and anxiety. Suicide has become the norm.

    It all sounds rath... more

  • Earth Angel: Find Your Power Shine Your Light

    by Karen Vivenzio
    Humans have been intrigued by the presence of angels since the beginning of time. Angels are present in every major religion and in almost every culture known to mankind. Have you ever wondered why? Journey with Karen J. Vivenzio as she sheds new light on our sacred relationship with the angelic kingdom, the reason for the recent re-emergence of angels in our hearts and minds, and the clues to our own divinity hidden in plain sight. Inspired by divinely guided messages received from the angeli... more
  • Paper Bag Mask

    by Brock Heasley
    At the same moment he catches his teacher giving illegal drugs to a student, Redmond Fairweather loses his friggin’ mind and steals Mr. Street’s prized possession—a stupid wooden sword with round edges that will never, ever cut through anything—“The Whomper.” Redmond has no idea why he stole the Whomper. He guesses his extreme dislike (okay, hate… so much hate) of the school’s most popular teacher probably has something to do with it. To his surprise and delight, the hottest girl in school, Elo... more
  • Happiness is a Collage: Stories from India

    by Gita V. Reddy
    This collection of fifteen stories leads the reader into a world that is at once Indian and universal. The stories explore love, life, loss, and relationships. A painter derives inspiration from a long lost love. Every night after going to bed, a woman scours a vast desert for her missing husband. A young woman strides through two worlds. A son experiences the miracle of his father’s immense love. An actor’s wife struggles to keep her husband from slipping into his reel life. And a busy profe... more
  • Storms over Babylon (The Time For Alexander Series Book 4)

    by Jennifer Macaire
    From the scorching plains of Persia to the opulent city of Babylon, Ashley and Alexander continue their sensuous and passionate journey through history. Alexander the Great is now king of Persia and Greece – but his reign will be short. Time-travelling Ashley knows when her husband will die. She’s determined to cheat Fate and save Alexander and her children, even if it brings the gates of time crashing down. Following Alexander on a tour of his new kingdom, she plans her moves and bide... more
  • Granny Can't Remember Me

    by Susan McCormick
    Granny Can’t Remember Me is a lighthearted picture book about Alzheimer’s disease and dementia told from the perspective of a six-year-old boy, appropriate for preschool and early elementary school children, ages 3 – 8. Granny can’t remember that Joey likes soccer and rockets and dogs. Granny can’t remember much of anything. But with Granny’s stories of her Three Best Days, Joey knows she loves him just the same. Alzheimer’s disease is more and more common, and many young children experience ... more
  • COTTONBLOOD An American Saga

    by S.P. Zelinsky (Pen name)
    COTTONBLOOD: an allegorical, weighty word created to title the acrimonious business dealings in the production of America’s chief commodity in the 1800s. \t This saga chronicles the decades leading into the Civil War from two disparate perspectives; one privileged the other shackled, but both murderous and living under assumed identities. The bigotry, bitterness and hateful prejudice of the era that nearly spelled the end of a great nation serve as the backdrop for these complex tales of a fug... more
  • The House of Baric Part Three: Widows and Weddings (The House of Baric Trilogy Book 3)

    by Jillian Bald
    Mauro and Resi's story comes full circle in this third and final part to the House of Baric trilogy. But circles are not always smooth. It will be a jarring realization when the Barics' happily ever after fades like a sunset over the Adriatic. Enter The House of Baric for one last visit to learn how it all ends.
  • The House of Baric Part Two: A Brother's Defense (The House of Baric Trilogy Book 2)

    by Jillian Bald
    Part Two of this fast-paced tale of aristocratic life in the 17th century Venetian Empire begins where Part One left off: the mercenaries arrive in Solgrad to visit Resi and her new husband, Baron Mauro Baric. You’ve met the colorful characters of the House of Baric, witnessed their loyal bonds of friendship, watched their willing romances, and wondered what other family secrets will be revealed. Mauro’s buried pain can no longer be ignored. In Part Two: A Brother’s Defense, he must fac... more
  • The Wrong Side of Twenty Five

    by Dionne Abouelela
    Blossom Springtime Weatherby Franklin doesn't know much, but she does know that she's tired of life in a small town. The unraveling of a lifelong lie sends her packing, fleeing as far as she can from her mother and her string of live in uncles. Even if she only has what's left in her childhood piggy bank and one beat up rebel of a car stuffed to the brim with broken suitcases and trashbags, Blossom is determined to go the distance and start fresh far from the corn fields and familiarity of s... more