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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • Frieda B. and the Finkledee Ink

    by Renata Bowers
    When a traveling salesman comes to town selling Finkledee Ink, Frieda B. scrapes together every last penny to purchase a jar for herself. Her hope and belief is that this one jar of ink magically will make her a great writer (a deep longing she holds in her heart). But can a jar of ink truly hold the key to her dream? And if so, what happens to that dream when the jar of ink shatters? (Gasp!) Does her dream shatter, too? Frieda B. and the Finkledee Ink is a story to help children of all ages ... more
  • Fraternity of Fractures

    by mark pannebecker
    Set in the blighted city of St. Louis in the ‘80s, Fraternity of Fractures is a love triangle played out in an urban setting full of nocturnal adventures, danger, sex, and drugs, with all the players fractured in their own way. Justin Sunder is a master cat burglar who is in love with his best friend Phoenix, but his romantic love is unrequited. Phoenix is a streetwise beauty enthralled by Justin’s elegance and is excited by his lifestyle, and their friendship is an important and deep bond to ... more
  • The Giant Who Loved the Moon: A Collection of Balinese Folk Tales

    by Martini Fisher
    "The Giant Who Loved the Moon" is a small collection of nine traditional folk stories from Bali, Indonesia. It moves through people rich and poor, deities as well as animals, revealing glimpses of their strengths and weaknesses through short stories. The stories include the kind little giant, the five lazy brothers and the silly rich man.
  • Nancy: The Special Operations Executive Chronicles 1

    by Nigel Watson
    Nancy Wake: Journalist, Wife, Society Lady, Enigma and Special Operations Executive Secret Agent in World War 2. Nancy Wake was born a New Zealander, raised an Australian became a citizen of France and then the United Kingdom, throughout all of that she remained the arch nemesis of Nazi Germany. Nancy was no ordinary citizen under the Vichy Regime in France. Using her various identities she was ferrying downed airmen and other oppressed people down her escape line to freedom. Hundreds of p... more
  • Voyagers into the Unknown

    by Ruchira Khanna
    In the historic Indian town of Agra, you can find a very unusual tour company, which is owned by a charming young man named Raj. Although Raj's official job is to show off the historical landmarks of Agra, including the legendary Taj-Mahal, his true mission is to heal the souls of his broken "birds," as he affectionately refers to his tour participants. His business operates purely upon word-of-mouth referrals, ensuring that all of his tour members arrive in Agra with their hearts in their hands... more
  • Seeing Past Sickness

    by Anya Kagan
    Seeing Past Sickness is the inaugural publication of Scripting Change, a community writing project that aims to make a positive social difference. All of the work required to bring together this anthology was volunteered, and 100% of Scripting Change's proceeds will be donated to our inaugural recipient: the MSTR Scholarship Foundation, which provides financial support for students pursuing an education, despite the difficulties and costs associated with chronic illness.
  • Looking For: Intimate Confessions from People Wanting Sex, Love, Friendship, or Something Else

    by Lindsay C. Lightfoot
    This experimental, short collection explores the diversity of human sexuality through the voices of numerous characters who describe their fantasies, desires, experiences, and wishes. The in-depth, first person accounts read like honest dating profiles. You will hear from a millionaire, an executive, a new age healer, a player, a bisexual woman, a gay man, a divorcee, a dreamer, and several broken-hearted lovers in search of ultimate pleasure and life changing sexual experiences. The characters ... more
  • Diamond in the Ruff

    by B.R. Tracey
    A large explosion tore through the boat; igniting the fuel and setting it alight. Nothing could have been done to save the two unfortunate people who were on board and everything sank without a trace. The world renowned Staveley Diamonds have been stolen in an ingenious robbery and, MI6’s top canine agent Max 001 has been assigned to find them. But will Bella’s new found fame help or hinder him in getting back the rare gems?
  • A Day in the Park - Ryan Hutton's Prehistoric Adventure

    by Matt Weiss
    Discovery takes many shapes, and for 13-year-old Ryan Hutton it happens by falling flat on his face. During an expedition into the woods near his house Ryan and his friends Jay and Casey stumble over a discovery none of them saw coming. Fueled by curiosity, what starts as a walk through the woods ends up challenging how they think about their town and what it was like thousands of years ago. Will their adventure lead them to extra credit at school, or will it...change the world? Based on a true ... more
  • The Bobbletoons Home Sweet Home

    by Shurie Bocanegra
    Follow Brynlee Butterfly through different habitats as she searches for her new Home Sweet Home. Each spread features a different BobbleToon animal and the habitat that represents their Home Sweet Home. The literature focuses on appealing phrases and educational content while the illustrations contain fun characters and bright eye-catching colors. Have fun learning with the BobbleToons... Bobble, Bobble, Bobble!
  • The Paradox of Vantage Point

    by Indrani Singha Majumdar
    “Fact is stranger than fiction” This falls true for Anwesha Nair- a writer on temporary leave to complete her half-written book. All hell breaks loose when she has to, under unavoidable circumstances, share her room with a eunuch. Yes, that’s true. But, this eunuch is not like what normal people assume them to be. He is different. The friction and anomaly between them is apparent. Enters Vikram, the happy go lucky guy, with the simple philosophy of “let’s eat and have fun”. How are these 3 di... more
  • Fred & Red Say Goodbye

    by Austin Schlichtman
    Fred & Red Say Goodbye is a touching story about the emotions associated with the loss of a loved one. The story follows Fred the penguin as he begins to process the news his beloved Red is sick and unable to be cured. Created to help children understand emotions associated with loss. While providing adults with valuable insight into the developmental understanding of grief in children. The simple narrative allows readers to connect with Fred & Red without competing with the reader's own... more
  • The Airshipmen: A Novel Based on a True Story

    by David Dennington
    After WW1, Lou Remington leaves the Marine Corps and joins the Navy to fly airships. He is sent to England to train with his crew to fly R38 back to New Jersey. After a terrible accident, he falls in love and settles down to a blissful life in rural Yorkshire. But the British come knocking at his door with offers for him to assist in building the safest and mightiest airships the world has ever seen. Accepting the position could lead to a spectacular career with infinite rewards—or maybe cost hi... more
  • Desperate Straits

    by Janet Squires

    Arizona Territory 1887…

    An immigrant Irish girl and a veteran lawman battle for their lives when they stand between one man’s obsession and the Lost Adams gold.

    Nineteen year-old Sarah Ryan sets forth alone from Ireland to make a new life on her sister’s homestead, but her future is shattered by gunfire. Determined to raise her orphaned nephew, Sarah struggles to overcome the hardships of life on a cattle ranch, confront a venomous town sheriff, and bridle her d... more

  • SERVANTS OF THE UNDERGROUND

    by David Ssembajjo
    Kalamchi opens up a café business which turns up and is converted into a place of resistance against a military dictator Bamutu. In the café they discuss ways and methods how to oust Bamutu a self styled president for life and after death. Speeches are given in the café and articles are written and distributed clandestinely across the country to create awareness against Bamutu. How Kalamchi initially had suffered and toiled to open the café. He had to give up his fortune to open up Café Royale... more
  • Revenants, The Odyssey Home

    by Scott Kauffman
    A grief-stricken candy-striper serving in a VA hospital following her brother’s death in Viet Nam struggles to return home an anonymous veteran of the Great War against the skullduggery of a congressman who not only controls the hospital as part of his small-town fiefdom but knows the name of her veteran. A name if revealed would end his political ambitions and his fifty-year marriage. In its retelling of Odysseus’s journey, Revenants casts a flickering candle upon the charon toll exacted not on... more

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