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  • Surgeon's Mate: Book Two of the Patricia MacPherson Nautical Adventure Series

    by Linda Collison
    It's late October, 1762. After surviving the deadly siege of Havana, Patrick MacPherson and the rest of the ship's company are looking forward to a well deserved liberty in New York. But what happens in that colonial town will change the surgeon's mate's life in ways she could never have imagined. Using a dead man's identity, young Patricia Kelley MacPherson is making her way as Patrick MacPherson, surgeon's mate aboard His Majesty's frigate Richmond. She's become adept at bleeding, blisterin... more
  • Enterprise Reporting: Can anyone ever really trust the news again?

    by Tom Chorneau
    More than a decade before a distracted nation became transfixed by clumsy efforts to fake the news, a cabal of corporate insiders organized a far more nuanced and insidious persuasion machine in California’s capital. Led by one of the state’s top political reporters and his uncle, the managing partner of a big wheel lobbying firm, the operation netted the partners more than $7 million during the brief sixteen months the website was running. The deception was clever and hard to spot, never anyth... more
  • Barbados Bound

    by Linda Collison
    Patricia Kelley, the illegitimate daughter of a wealthy Barbadian sugarcane planter, falls from her imagined place in the world when her absent father unexpectedly dies. Raised in a Wiltshire boarding school, sixteen-year-old Patricia embarks on a desperate crossing aboard a merchantman bound for Barbados, where she was born, in a brash attempt to claim an unlikely inheritance. Aboard the merchantman (under contract with the British Navy to deliver gunpowder to the West Indian forts) young Patri... more
  • Silent Shadows

    by Lisa Carter
  • Ramblings of a Madman Vol 1

    by Siddhant Shekhar
    "Ramblings of a Madman Vol. 1" is the first ever compilation of the works of award winning writer Siddhant Shekhar. The stories span a wide cross section of genres, from romance to science fiction, from historical fiction to psychological thrillers and horror. Written over a period of five years, the stories include award winning stories like "Hired" and "Strife After Death" as well as several previously unpublished stories written specifically for this collection. Praise for the collection ... more
  • Peace Corps Nepal: A Search for Enlightenment

    by Anderson Andrews
    So many people say ... “I thought about joining the Peace Corps!” … or they’ll ask, “What was it like to be a Peace Corps Volunteer? People also tell me ... they know very little about Buddhist beliefs. This is a fictional novel based upon factual events and real people. The Peace Corps wasn't about saving the world ... as so many think ... and Buddhist culture is so much more than just another religion. In this story, a young man joins the United States Peace Corps and goes to Nepal in 1971, ra... more
  • 9781910077-95-5

    by Glenda Seal
    The first of 10 funny and educational stories about robins, from egg, through hatching, leaving the nest, Meeting friends and enemies in one year.
  • The Day My Fart Followed Me To Hockey

    by Ben Jackson
    Timmy and his best friend the Fart are back again! If you and your child love to read together, then you are going to love reading along with Timmy and his Fart as they play hockey together! The Day My Fart Followed Me To Hockey is a beautifully illustrated journey of Timmy and his best friend the Little Fart as they attend Timmy’s first hockey tryouts. Chaos and laughter ensue as the Fart attempts to help out his best friend the only way he knows how. If you enjoy reading funny books w... more
  • The Day My Fart Followed Me To Soccer

    by Ben Jackson
    Timmy and his best friend the Fart are back again! If your child loves soccer and playing sport, then you’re going to love reading along with Timmy and his best friend the Little Fart! The Day My Fart Followed Me To Soccer is a beautifully illustrated journey of Timmy and his imaginary best friend the Little Fart as they attend Timmy’s soccer match, and meet his new friend Sophie. Chaos and laughter ensue as the Little Fart tries to help Timmy and Sophie the only way he knows how! If yo... more
  • Just Bee, Ages 4-8

    by Shannon Nataf

    Just Bee Is a fantastical rhyming adventure about being who you truly are! Told through the story of a boy who is feeling left out during school recess and begins to imagine all the ways being different would be better. When a benevolent bee befriends him, he is shown that there are things he can do that no one else can! Through this sweet and humorous tale the boy begins to see all the wonderful qualities that are his alone and learns to embrace hi... more

  • Unemployable!

    by David Roberts
    Roberts makes the case that this may be the greatest time in history to start a business! Using Roberts' strategies and principles in this book, learn how to become "UNEMPLOYABLE" your entire life! Most of us are taught to get a good education and a good job. The idea that we should be content to have someone else dictate our daily commute, our income, schedules and vacations is the accepted norm. To some, the idea of life in a cubicle eight hours a day is akin to torture! What does it really ta... more
  • The Book of the Great Border

    by John Alton
    In the late 18th Century, Englishman Emory Oveson flees to the American south to find answers to questions that haunt his London childhood. There he meets and falls in love with an Indian woman so close to nature that she appears to be a part of it. Through her Emory finds answers to many of the questions that sparked his journey. But their new, fantastical world—an odd blend of Native American, European, and African cultures—soon implodes in the first race war fought by a young American nation,... more
  • Life on the Line: Football, Rage, and Redemption

    by Frank McNair
    Life on the Line is a gripping story about two late-middle school boys who struggle to understand themselves and the world around them. It is the perfect sports book for teenage or middle school boys, even those who don't like to read.  Adult readers have also been enthusiastic about the book, celebrating the realistic treatment of the football scenes as well as the surprise ending.  Set in the rural South of 1965, Life on the Line brings together Bart Wagram and Franklin Gibson. Bart struggl... more
  • The Marvelous Orange Tree

    by Betsy L. Howell
    Twenty-year-old Robert Taylor is a private in Ulysses Grant’s Army of the Tennessee and one of thousands of soldiers involved in the 1863 campaign to take Vicksburg, Mississippi, from the Confederates. After the surrender, Robert and his comrades must cope with the boredom of daily life as well as continued fighting in and around the Mississippi countryside. By contrast, Jennie Edwards, an imaginative tomboy from the Illinois prairie, is learning conjuring tricks from the professional magician O... more
  • Behowl the Moon: An Ageless Story from Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream

    by Erin Nelsen Parekh
    “Now the hungry lion roars, And the wolf behowls the moon…” This beautiful book weaves a story of nighttime adventure and frolic using Puck’s lines from Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream Act 5.2. Fairies and animals caper through the moonlit countryside through park and pale, over hill and over dale, before they all settle in for a long, peaceful sleep. The perfect bedtime story for small Shakespeare fans and their parents.
  • The Ups and Downs of Thaddeus Lowe, Book One: The Enterprise

    by Rob Monsour
    When a balloon accident drops him into the middle of the Civil War, Thaddeus Lowe makes the best of it. The young inventor starts a spy agency like the world has never seen. His idea is simple: build astounding inventions to save the Union. But he soon learns the Yankees don't have a patent on ingenuity. The Ups and Downs of Thaddeus Lowe is a steampunk retelling of the Civil War; a tale of daredevil inventors and bizarre technology that changed our country's future. Part fantasy and par... more