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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • The Pigs of Hilltop Manor

    by Maisie Smikle
    The pigs of Hilltop Manor knew that they were no clown pigs. Papa Pig made certain his little piglets knew that. How will the circus master, Mr. Quackatoo, get the piglets to perform in his show?
  • Papa Nostros

    by Maisie Smikle
    Like so many families Martha hoped for a better life for her and her family. After spending many years apart, the family was happily reunited.
  • Farmer SIMMs

    by Maisie Smikle
    Farmer Simms wondered where the new brood of swans, chickens, ducks and geese were! He and his wife Louisa certainly did not have them for Thanksgiving supper, so what could have happened?
  • More of Everything: A Love Story

    by David Small
    Alan Powers is coming to terms with some of the difficult people he's loved in his life, helped by his wife, Marilyn, who is much younger and some ways much wiser. He gets calls from his ex-wife who says she's getting phone calls from their dead son. He deals with his emotionally damaged brother, his surviving son's struggles, and his crazy mother. He must placate the ghosts of past loves and cope with the loss of dear friends. Yet Marilyn will see that more remains of his life than a quiet summ... more
  • Acruesha Village

    by Maisie Smikle
    The author /illustrator, Maisie Aletha Smikle is a loving and dedicated mother of three girls, Dannielle, Kimberly and Abigail. Maisie is also the writer of a novel, Under the Rainbow, penned under Amanda Powell. Check out inspirational quotes by the author in "The Book of Quotes" now available in stores. View the author's websites for more books and new releases and on Amazon at Maisie enjoys reading the inspired word of God, th... more
  • Oliver

    by Maisie Smikle
    In this delightful children's book, Mary got a cat called Oliver for her ninth birthday. Mary always dreamed of having her own little pet; finally, her Mom bought her a sweet pussycat! Mary was so excited! At last she had a cat to call her own! Mary enjoyed playing with Oliver. She especially liked to take Oliver for long walks at the park. One beautiful sunny afternoon while Mary and her mom were out strolling at the park with Oliver his leash got loose and he wandered away. Oliver had some ple... more
  • Sarah and the Enchanted Animals

    by Maisie Smikle
    Sarah lives with her uncle in a huge palace. She has everything that she could ever want, except for one thing; Her Uncle Mandrake forbids her to play with other children. This causes Sarah to become so sad that she cries a river of tears! Freddie the friendly goldfish comes to Sarah's rescue and helps her escape to the Enchanted Valley. Sarah meets a lot of friends including Lionel the lion. She brings all her animal friends back home to live with her and her Uncle Mandrake, where they all live... more
  • Christmastime 1939: Prequel to the Christmastime Series

    by Linda Mahkovec
    CHRISTMASTIME 1939 introduces the reader to the world of Christmastime. Set in Brooklyn, we meet the young widow Lillian Hapsey and her two sons, Tommy and Gabriel. Even though the Christmas season is just around the corner, Lillian has no Christmas spirit. Alone, unhappy with her job, and plagued by financial concerns, Christmas has become a burden to her. Overshadowing everything is the war in Europe. Despite the setbacks, Lillian is determined to give her sons a happy Christmas. Can she r... more
  • Meet the Squirbles: The Adventures of Percy & Pip

    by Kate and Christoph Teves
    Percy is an A+ squirble! His mom and dad are A+ squirbles too! But then there is his brother Pip. According to Percy, Pip is an A+ pest! In this heartwarming picture book, Percy introduces us to his family and begins to see why Pip might not be so bad after all.
  • The Yukon Wolf

    by Brett Roehr
    As a family of wolves struggle for survival in the mountains of northwestern Canada, a young female wolf is banished from her family for disobeying her father. She falls in love with a lone wolf and together, they struggle for survival against starvation, enemy wolves, and the threat of humans.
  • Stalkings

    by Alex Dandino
    During WWII, the Allied Forces were hard at work developing new techniques for espionage, defending against double agents and the general onslaught of the Axis Powers. At the behest of Colonel William “Wild Bill” Donovan, the man in charge of the OSS (the organization that would eventually become the CIA), plans were made to recruit female spies for the more clandestine aspects of OSS work. Under the guise of “Foreign Correspondence Desk” recruitment, 50 women were brought in for OSS training i... more
  • Ahmed's Journey: A Story of Self-Discovery

    by Jill Apperson Manly
    Ahmed's Journey: A Story of Self-Discovery unfolds through the eyes of a young boy named Ahmed. The book tells of the Camel Races, a tradition in Ahmed's country and in much of the Middle East. While traveling to the Camel Races with his family and favorite camel, Jamal, Ahmed faces his fear of riding in the upcoming race. Watching Jamal calmly breathe, Ahmed finds his own breath, and in doing so he discovers he has a colorful array of emotions and feelings. By the end of the book, the reader... more
  • Primary Paintsville

    by stacey waldman
    A new color named Gary Green comes to a primary town of colors that consist of only red, yellow and blue. Gary green is not accepted and is bullied by his classmates. Discover what he needs to do to fit into this pint sized, peculiar, paints town .
  • Miss Someday: A Young Adult Novel

    by R.J. Ryker
    It's funny how one stupid little mistake can change your life forever. Okay, maybe what I did was slightly more serious than your average slip-up. But still... As far back as I can remember I've had one goal in life: get into the vocal performance program at the Vanderbilt Conservatory of Music in New York City. It's the crème de la crème of music schools. Guess what. They accepted me, a practically anonymous girl from the other side of the continent. And they even offered me a p... more
  • Fifth Street Bridge

    by William Wendell Walters
    For most people on the Eastern seaboard, the words ‘Fifth Street Bridge’ have become a metonymy for disaster, pain, sorrow, greed, cruelty, and murder, but, for those people who lived it, the Fifth Street Bridge has become so much more. All Richard Mitchell wanted from life was to teach, until he was too old to do so, and then retire to a spot down by a slow stream that he and his wife, Fancy, loved. It was his dream, one that was obliterated by a drunk driver going the wrong way, wrenching his... more
  • A Nest for the Savior: An Interactive Christmas Tradition

    by Didi Zayas
    A Nest for the Savior is more than a children’s book – it’s an interactive Christmas tradition that teaches children about the best adventure of all – following Jesus. The story follows Sadie, a sparrow who builds a nest for Jesus after finding the manger empty, while the Advent Activity Guide (on the opposite side of the book) provides instructions for kids to make their own nest for the Savior using 12 symbolic elements. A Nest for the Savior is really two books in one – with a picture b... more