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  • Entanglement - Quantum and Otherwise

    by John Danenbarger
    With deeply flawed and relatable characters, Entanglement – Quantum and Otherwise is intricate literary fiction unraveling a generational family saga (from mother’s youth to daughter’s death) which examines the lasting impact our loved ones have in shaping our reality or lack thereof.
  • Imaginary Kings (Amgalant Book 2)

    by Bryn Hammond

    In the steppes of High Asia, the year 1188…

    ‘Jamuqa rode his trophy mare, off-white, black-pointed, on a Tartar seat, high arches of ornamental silver fore and aft. He wore a winterfur of snow leopard, near white with black whorls. The effect was kingly and fantastic: he might be Irle Khan himself, the king of ghosts, in his eerie splendour.’

    Aged twenty, Temujin has been named Tchingis, khan over the Mongols. But only a third of his people accept a kingship bas... more

  • Against Walls (Amgalant Book 1)

    by Bryn Hammond

    In the steppes of High Asia, the year 1166…

    ‘What is a Mongol? – As free as the geese in the air, as in unison. The flights of the geese promise us we don’t give up independence, to unite.’

    The hundred tribes of the Mongols have come together with one aim: to push back against the walls that have crept onto the steppe – farther than China has ever extended its walls before. Walls are repugnant to a nomad. But can people on horses push them down... more

  • Tracking Happiness

    by Ellen Morris Prewitt

    Single-again Lucinda Mae Watkins—of the “Edison, Mississippi, fried chicken royalty”—learns Big Doodle Dayton is blaming her dead daddy for the drug scandal exploding at the local Chicken Palace fried chicken joint. She takes off cross country on the train to clear her daddy’s name, while hopefully discovering the secret to happiness along the way. Join Lucinda on the wildest—if slightly ribald—adventure of her life. 

  • Leones, Leopardos Y Tormentas, ¡Que Cosa! (Spanish Edition)

    by Heather L. Beal
    The Spanish Language Edition of Lions, Leopards, and Storms, Oh My! Lily y Niko Conejo están en su clase de cuidado de niños cuando el clima cambia y una tormenta ocurre. Uno de los padres de los niños es un meteorólogo y habla con los niños de las tormentas. Aprenden acerca de los fenómenos meteorológicos severos como tormentas y qué condiciones eventos pueden traer, como relámpagos, granizos, y vientos. También aprenden qué hacer para quedarse seguros. Lectura de este libro es una gran m... more
  • Leões, Leopardos E Tempestades..Minha Nossa!: Um Livro de Segurança de Tempestades

    by Heather L. Beal
    Lily e Niko Coelho estão na creche quando o tempo muda e uma cai uma tempestade. Um dos pais das crianças é um meteorologista e ele fala com as crianças sobre tempestades. Eles aprendem sobre eventos climáticos severos como tempestades e quais problemas esses eventos podem trazer, como raios, granizo e ventos. Eles também aprendem o que fazer para se manterem seguros. A leitura deste livro é uma ótima maneira para pais, provedores de cuidados infantis e cuidadores conversarem com crianças peq... more
  • Ellie Sparrow and the Great Fire of London

    by Claire Vorster

    Ellie Sparrow's summer is heating up fast! This 12-year-old girl just stumbled upon an ancient secret which adds up to a whole lot of trouble. Now she must fulfil an age-old promise as she becomes helplessly swept up in lives and events surrounding the Great Fire of London. Forced to live on her wits, Ellie will discover new friends and powerful enemies in the famous city of London. When the Great Fire catches hold, Ellie’s world will shift again. Difficult choices will have to be m... more

  • JoJo's Journey through the Untold Woods

    by Barbara Shaw
    JoJo figured her brother Ham might be slightly more annoying now that he's the Lead Dog on their Texas Ranch. When Ham reveals his plot to take over their farm and feed JoJo's friends to his army of coy-wolves however, she realizes his latest power play is out of control. Before she can do anything about Ham's crazy scheme, JoJo is charged with treason against her pack and banished to the predator-infested Untold Woods. Determined to save her best friend and other animals in harm's way, JoJo v... more
  • A Curious Year in the Great Vivarium Experiment

    by Tim Shields
    "Spirit brought me into the world, The body carried me through the world, And the mind sent me in search of the world." So begins "A Curious Year in the Great Vivarium Experiment." On the surface, it’s story about Thomas Furey, a man in his mid-30’s who’s coming to terms with the death of his parents. Beneath the facade, however, it’s a multi-layered literary novel in three parts (Spirit, Body, Mind) about an artist searching for his voice, a writer searching for his story, and the power o... more
  • Erebus: Ten Stories

    by Rajesh R Parwani
    Life is a journey with choices. We can feed our ego, anger, fear, and self-pity. Or we can choose an alternative path. Two authors explore the possibilities in this collection of short stories. ADVISORY: This book contains material that is unsuitable for very young or sensitive minds.
  • Nocturne Variations

    by John Biscello
    Dystopic Peter Pan meets surrealist noir in this cinemythical tale about love, loss and the illusions of shadow-play. Los Angeles, December, 1989, is when we first meet the seventeen-year-old Piers, a runaway and a savant puppeteer Addicted to Sike, an experimental drug which promises a surrogate return to Childhood, Piers, in an act of revenge, robs a briefcase full of Sike from her dealer and flees L.A., pursued by two hit men. Hiding out in a stark Southwestern town called Redline, where s... more
  • Swordpoint

    by David Crane
    Eugene Francois Vidocq was a thief, an adventurer, and a duelist who searched for his place in life with wit, sword, and passionate love affairs. Hunted by the police agents of revolutionary France and later the agents of Napoleon, he is forced to make the most important decision in his life to survive and become a man of respect. To achieve that, he must transform himself into a new man, an outlaw hunting the outlaws in the name of justice. The road to salvation is hard, but for a man like Vido... more
  • Misadventure

    by Hans Landvik
    Those capable of thought have been known to overdo it. Depression, drugs, and a splintering family drive George Barham, a high school senior, to throw himself in front of a bus. Hector Cunningham, seventy-three, only just saves him and is furious with George for nearly ruining a bus driver’s life. However, Hector was coincidentally on his way to steal an airplane and kill himself, albeit in a more “responsible” manner. Together the two embark on a series of very accidental adventures acro... more
  • Three Days In Vegas

    by Claudio Capra II
    When Darren’s heart gets broken, his two best friends, Claudio and David, convince him he needs three days in Vegas to escape his pain and deal with his heartache. It’s a story about a man coming to terms with the loss of love, and how true friendship allows him an opportunity to grow and learn amidst a backdrop of chaos and debauchery, and a few sensational and touching moments. Have you ever been to Las Vegas? Not like this! This is the next level of storytelling, as humor and raunch combine... more
  • Love That Moves the Sun

    by Linda Cardillo
    The face of the brilliant poet, Vittoria Colonna, whose longing is buried beneath her grief, ignites the spirit of the artist Michelangelo. Together, they encounter both the profound terror and fierce beauty of love. A work of historical fiction set in turbulent 16th-century Italy.

    by Jennifer Comeau
    SYNOPSIS: A MOON IN ALL THINGS Fadó fadó , inside a tale wondrous and wise, lives fifteen-year-old MORRIGAN LANE, who was born with a disfiguring, whiskey-colored birthmark on her face and the gift of second sight, as had her great-grandmother. In this coming-of-age story set in 1820s Western Ireland, Morrigan is beset by dreams that drive her from her cottage into the night where she stands on the cliffs, longing for freedom, yearning to become a ship’s captain. English colonizers have colluded... more