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  • Doc MacDoodle's Color Therapy for Grown Ups: Animals

    by Bridget Finnegan
    Finalist for a National Indie Excellence Award 2016 Perfect for kids and adults alike! A coloring book that you can actually color! Animals are the stars of this lively, funny book. Drawing inspiration from such diverse sources as Marie Antoinette, NASA, Botticelli, art deco and Mother Nature. Beautiful vines and plants intersect with insects and patterns throughout this world where monkeys knit mittens for lions and rhinos wear waders. Finnegan has created a book that is: - Fun for grown up... more
  • Doc MacDoodle's Color Therapy for Grown Ups: 33 Amazing Women

    by Bridget Finnegan
    Perfect for kids and adults alike! Meet 33 amazing women in author and illustrator Bridget Finnegan's latest coloring book for grown-ups. Combining art with humor and now education, her Doc MacDoodle® series is a standout in the coloring book craze. Finnegan's humor and whimsical illustrations set her coloring books apart from others on the market. The Doc MacDoodle series is friendly for people of all ages and all skills levels, designed to be a form of therapy rather than frustration. The illu... more
  • Stumped

    by Kate Larkindale
    Seventeen-year-old Ozzy has a super-hot girlfriend who’s ready to take their relationship to the next level. Tonight. At the lake. But a missing condom scuttles his plans for seduction. Furious, Ozzy takes his girlfriend home and drives off -- into the path of an oncoming truck. He wakes up in the hospital with both legs amputated above the knees. When his girlfriend runs out of his hospital room gagging after a single look at him, Ozzy knows he’s a hideous freak. He becomes convinced he’s... more
  • The World Explored, the World Suffered: The Exeter Lectures

    by Michael RD James
    The World Explored, The World Suffered: The Exeter Lectures is the first part of a trilogy and is a work of philosophical/ educational fiction. Its fictional component is composed of a middle-aged Romeo-Juliet drama which ends with two deaths in Venice and a youthful adventure that takes Robert, the narrator from trauma in South Africa to a teacher training institute in England where he discovers Philosophy and befriends an alcoholic lecturer who had once studied under Wittgenstein. The educati... more
  • Jobs of a Preschooler

    by Brigitte Brulz
    There are many jobs a parent may do throughout his or her day. A parent may be a chef (someone has to make the meals to eat), a teacher (learning doesn't happen only at school), and a driver (for all those places where walking would take way too long). But parents aren't the only ones with these jobs - preschoolers may do them, too! Join a busy preschooler as she experiences many jobs throughout her day. Is it work, or is it play? To print free coloring pages and activity ideas to go along w... more
  • Pickles, Pickles, I Like Pickles

    by Brigitte Brulz

    In this pickleicious story, a young boy who really likes pickles wants to grow pickles in his garden, but he is surprised by what he discovers - there are no bread and butter pickle plants or dill pickle trees. He learns a lot as he and his mom transform seeds from the store into yummy pickles to enjoy on everything from hot dogs to ice cream. Well, maybe not ice cream! 

    Free coloring pages and activity ideas to go along with this book are available on more

  • The Bounty Huntress

    by John Riha
    There’s a killer in the hills. The one who murdered her father and was set free in a bogus trial. Twenty years later, she’ll try to even the score. In the early twentieth century, southern Oregon is still the untamed Wild West. There may be telephones and electric lights in the towns, but there are cutthroat moonshiners and armed poachers in the hills, where justice is handed out in the time it takes to squeeze a trigger. It’s a hard place for a young farm girl, but Iris Greenlee doesn’t ... more
  • Love Ledgers

    by Connie Lukey

    Life hasn’t turned out according to Jane Parker’s plan.

    She’d always dreamt that a loving husband, children and captivating career would fill her life with joy and happiness. But on the morning of her 39th birthday, Jane wakes up to the reality that she is a single CPA, living alone with her dog in small town Ontario. Acutely aware that she has hit the snooze button on her biological clock one too many times, Jane gives herself a deadline of one year to find her soul m... more

  • On the Great Land

    by Emily Bieniek
    Nome, Alaska, is so remote that it can only be reached by airplane, boat, or dogsled. Situated on the coast of the Bering Sea, this town of less than four thousand people contends with bitter winters, the moose, bears, and muskoxen that roam the surrounding tundra, and a harsh cycle of days that vary from just a few hours of light in the winter to consecutive sunlit weeks in the summer months. No matter the season, both permanent and transient residents must depend on one another to navigate the... more
  • The Unconquered: The Yamassee and Gullah-Geechee Wars

    by Tolagbe Ogunleye
    The Unconquered: The Yamassee and Gullah Geechee Wars, is an historical novel about the 1715 Yamassee War and the first of three successive Gullah-Geechee Wars that was fought and won against the United States of America by melanated soldiers during the early 19th century. This book uses primary sources and historical documents to create a pride-filled narrative about the bold and fearless men and women who fought against, outwitted, and defeated their former oppressors and enslavers in South C... more
  • The Dead of August

    by Panayotis Cacoyannis

    A self-styled ‘Bigger Picture’ man, James has his head in the clouds, and the ‘fairy-tale’ celebrity obituaries he writes for a tabloid are currently all the rage. Conversely very practical and matter-of-fact, June is a respected and uncompromising author of violent and sexually explicit Radical Feminist fiction. In their late thirties, with a precocious teenage son, they are a talented, thoroughly contemporary London couple.

    In spite of conflicting perspectives ... more

  • Larry the Alligator: Makes Friends (Volume 1)

    by LaDonna Marie
    Making friends for some children can be difficult. Friendship building is an important part of connecting with others. Join Larry the Alligator as he learns assertiveness, persistence, and confidence while making new friends.
  • If You Look Up to the Sky

    by Angela Dalton
    There are times when a full moon will guide you, a storm will excite you, and a big, blue sky will inspire you to believe anything is possible. These are a few of the many gifts we receive from the sky and universe when life feels scary and confusing. Told by a grandmother to her grandchild, If You Look Up to the Sky is about the power of everlasting love and the ways the sky connects us through good times and bad. It offers a child comfort in knowing that you never need to be afraid... if you ... more
  • The Paris Writers Circle

    by Norma Hopcraft
    A café table in Paris. Four expat writers gather, to eat and to critique their work. At first they’re suspicious of each other, distrustful, secretive, envious, hyper-critical, resentful. Then their personal lives blow up—and they get to know each other…
  • Li'l Booger Buddies Inventors from Outer Space

    by Heather Konet

    Curious creatures called the Li'l Booger Buddies from the planet Boogie Woogie love to invent new things using junk they collect from outer space. They take things that were thrown away by other planets and turn them into inventions that help improve their lives. The story introduces children to the concept and fun of inventing!

  • Li'l Booger Buddies: Inventors Help Out a New Friend

    by Heather Konet

    Curious creatures called the Li'l Booger Buddies from the planet Boogie Woogie love to invent new things using junk they collect from outer space. During a mission to find new space junk they discover a planet where they use their invention skills to help a new friend. The story introduces children to the concept and fun of inventing!