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by Isla WynterLila the little llama has never heard about Christmas! She travels far and wide to discover what this strange season is all about. Do you need a tree? Why would you write cards? What other traditions are there? Luckily, Lila finds new friends who help her understand the meaning of Christmas. A children's book about friendship, perfect for the festive season. This is a non-religious book that puts the focus on spending time with friends and family, rather than the biblical story o... more
by Isla WynterThis year, everything is different. Humans wear masks to keep each other safe. And so does Santa! He's told his reindeer to put on masks, but will they do what he said? Join Santa on his journey as he delivers his presents and makes an unexpected friend. A picture book that shows how Christmas can still be fun in a strange new world.
by Michelle M. Pillow
Paranormal Women's Fiction & Romance from NYT & USAT Bestselling Author Michelle M. Pillow.
You can always go home…but sometimes home won’t let you leave.
At forty, Kari Grove knows she should be over her strict childhood. The grandparents who raised her had never been loving people. But some feelings are buried deep and contain more dark secrets than even she realizes.
Even after death, it would appear her grandmother... more
by Elissa KerrIt's late summertime in the meadow. Flowers are in full bloom and honeybees float on the warm breeze. It's now time to harvest honey from the hive. Beautiful illustrated, this buzz-worthy book is the perfect introduction to the tools and traditions involved in beekeeping.
by Elissa KerrIt's late spring in the garden. The birds are chirping and flowers rustle in the breeze. That only means one thing; it's time to plant sunflower seeds. Celebrating the special bond between a mother and daughter, this story shows readers what plants need to thrive and grow.
by Deborah Draves LeggPony's Girl Parables is a book for all ages Stories as parables share wisdom allowing us scope to relate to the content on a personal level. We can read or be read a parable as a child, glean one message, then reread it as a teenager or young adult, and other concepts surface. As adults, parables remind us to thoughtfully reflect upon our own lives, maybe even our reason for being. Join the Journey Travel along with Girl, guided by Pony and Bee, as she remembers whom she was born to be.... more
by Jeanne FortuneAn adopted girl travels to Haiti to meet her biological family for the first time. Escorted by her adoptive parents, she is filled with many fears. Why didn’t her birth parents keep her? Was there something wrong with her? Was she so different that she could not stay with them in Haiti? What will her family be like? As she experiences the village of her birth, Suzette meets her birth mother, siblings, and a one-eyed cat. The encounter with the cat leaves a lasting impression and is the key to Su... more
by Ramsey Hootman
Once upon a time, hacktivist Cyril Blanchard’s passionate letters won the heart of the woman he loved. Unfortunately, he let his best friend take the credit—and the girl. Robin discovered the truth years too late, after a hacking exploit gone south left her husband dead and Cyril in prison.
Now he’s out, and Robin says she’s prepared to give him a second chance. Unlikely. Cyril may be pretty on paper, but in real life he’s a belligerent, foul-mouthed neckbe... more
by Ramsey Hootman
When Robin Matheson’s husband is killed in Afghanistan, she has no choice but to pull herself together for the sake of their son. She finds some satisfaction in cutting ties with Tav’s obnoxious best friend, Cyril—a 500-pound hacker who didn’t even bother to come to the funeral.
Unfortunately, her three-year-old decides Cyril is now his best buddy, and Robin can’t bear to take anything else away from her son. A few hot dogs and video games won’t do an... more
by AK KulshreshthIn the ancient republic of Vaishali, a childless couple discover an abandoned infant girl in a mango orchard. They name her Ambapali, one who sprouted from a mango. When she turns eighteen, Ambapali is forced to become a courtesan – the Bride of the City – under Vaishali’s laws which dictate that a woman as beautiful as her cannot be only one man’s wife. Ambapali bows before the iron law of her society, but does not allow herself to be crushed. She sets terms that make her residence, the Palace ... more
by Hilda YoussefThe tale of an odd relationship that blossomed despite the two's vast differences. Snowy and Zoey are completely different, but they are great friends and go to the same school. Zoey realizes that her pals are not like her, yet they include her in all of their activities and games. It's a tale about how, despite our differences in appearance and voice, we all have a lot in common, much like the two best friends Snowy and Zoey.
by P. J. ChristmanA substitute teacher and former runner inspires his sixth-grade class of underprivileged students of Santa Fe. He starts girls' and boys' cross-country teams to develop motivation and discipline that will apply in the classroom. Readers will discover a feel-good ending in a climactic middle-school race.
by Rashida Tayabali
"Widows are bad luck. Everyone knows that!"
An unexpected phone call shatters Indian immigrant Tasneem Zain’s idyllic family life in Sydney, Australia. Her husband has been in a terrible accident. Doctors aren’t sure if he’ll make it. When Ali dies, Tasneem’s social status changes overnight and she becomes a social pariah. She's also expected to live out the rest of her life alone.
But life has something unexpected in store for Tasneem.
by Peter BriscoeFour stories about professors, students, librarians, booksellers, and early scientific explorers—all living literately, on journeys of the mind. The first story, "One of Our Stars," is about a professor so engrossed in difficult studies that even a blatant sexual invitation (accepted) merely distracts him. He concentrates with the mental force of a chess grandmaster, a zen roshi, or a musical virtuoso. The next story about a female college student is set in a Colombian jungle. The third story po... more
by Paul Van der SpeigelTom Morton is a gay Catholic priest whose closeted life is shattered when the man he fell in love with as a young man comes back into his life. A train of events is set in motion and Tom finds himself in a confrontation with a powerful bishop, a man who is a dark figure from Tom’s past.
by R.C. Chizhov
"A winning story about tapping into your inner strengths. -- MIDWEST BOOK REVIEW
**Females of Fiction Award Finalist** **LoveReadingUK Indie Books We Love** ** Readers Favorite**
The Lion in Your Heart is a fun, inspiring and empowering story that teaches teaches children how to overcomes their fears and find courage in difficult situations. Heartfelt storytelling paired with vibrant illustrations convey a valuable lesson for all childre... more