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  • Metaphysical Island: Dimensional Detective Manny Levels Investigates Reality

    by Tony Giovia
    A hard-boiled dimensional detective, a Princess and a robot embark on a curious adventure in search of Reality and The Meaning of Life. Manny Levels knew trouble when he saw it, and he saw it when Princess Tierra De Arcana sashayed into his Dimensional Thinking Detective Agency. Drawn by her beauty, he took the job when she asked him to find answers to two questions: "What is Reality? And what is my place in it?" The investigation forces Manny, Tierra and their robot guide Lowenbee Hold to solve... more
  • Sunshine Through the Rain

    by C.A. Collins
    Sunshine through the Rain follows Christie Ann Cook, a cynical, wise-beyond-her-years, truth-telling young girl who is coming of age in the Deep South during the civil rights movement, women’s rights, and Roe v. Wade. Christie narrates her story mixing equal measures of drama and humor. She is trying to determine who she is in a home where her mother’s main goal is to turn her into a Southern belle while her father tries to turn her into the boy he always wanted. Guided by Ernestine, the family’... more
  • Firstborn: A Novel of Leonardo da Vinci

    by J.A. Burton
    In 15th century Tuscany, Leonardo da Vinci is a boy snared by the past and caught between two families. His first taste of a father’s authority comes when he is seized from his mother and taken to Vinci by a stranger, a man named Ser Piero, his father. Leonardo tries to run away only to realize he must accept the conditions set forth by the man who has the power to decide his fate. An unexpected day arrives when Leonardo must choose between his parents: He can return to live with his beloved mo... more
  • A Bucket of Whitewash

    by David J. Diamond
    This story takes place in 1963 in Mississippi before legal segregation in the South was ended with the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The characters are fictional, but the attitudes and actions of the whites in Mississippi at that time are not a fiction.The story centers on Angie Pennington, a black research assistant to Professor Craig Harris of the University of Chicago. Angie has romantic designs on her white boss and when she is rebuffed she returns to her home in Mississippi after an absence of ... more
  • Nowhere to Go: Christian Orphan Brothers Struggle to Stay Together

    by R. J. Miller
    A "The Boxcar Children" meets "The Great Brain" novel. Jake and Jimmy Landon find themselves orphaned and don’t want to be separated in the foster care system. Jimmy, a 15-year-old genius decides to take matters into his own hands and keep what’s left of their family together. The story is told through the eyes of ten-year-old Jake. They’re careful to keep their secret, but how long can they pretend to have a non-existent mother? Or worse, will “Uncle” Jed find out where they live? ... more
  • The Trial of St. John. Was the Gospel of John Responsible for the Holocaust? You Decide.

    by David J. Diamond
    The 12 year old daughter of a history professor is sexually assaulted on Good Friday because she is Jewish and the boys want revenge for the Jews killing Jesus. The professor is horrified by what happened to his daughter and his determined to find the source of anti-Semitism. His research leads him to the Gospel of John where John denounces the Jews as children of the Devil. An extreme Christian organization learns about the professor's book which is about to be published. They take extreme ... more
  • The Never Ending Life

    by Anum Abdullah
    The Never Ending Life is an exploration of the twist between the brutal realities of life along with the fictitious happy ever afters that we all long for. A real story about all the different ingredients that when mixed together create the unique blend which is what we call…life. Each chapter in this book is one that we go through at the different stages and stops in our journey. Each chapter in our lives adds to our story and contributes towards the individual we turn into. Each story explor... more
  • The American Nutcracker

    by Diane Reynolds
    The American Nutcracker is a magical retelling of the classic Christmas children’s tale with a decidedly American twist. The American Nutcracker combines a story of nutcrackers and dolls come to life with the American log-cabin frontier ethos and the wide diversity of the American experience. A lively plot loosely based on the E.T.A. Hoffman original includes a Nutcracker, a Sugar Plum fairy, a real girl looking to put the excitement back into Christmas, and a diversity of dolls who get involved... more
  • Mishka

    by Mike Maroney
    Natasha is staying with her grandfather in Horridgrad - a town full of criminals and corrupt officials, ruled by Ivan the Horrid. To cheer her up, her grandfather buys her a snow white puppy. She calls him Mishka. Mishka grows to be big and brave. He foils a post office robbery and saves some children from drowning. Soon he is helping scare all the thugs from the streets. Everyone feels safer with Mishka around. But Ivan is not about to let the ‘Big Dog’ ruin his racket. When he discovers Mishka... more
  • Dear Lucifer & Other Stories

    by L.A. Davenport

    Angels, devils, goddesses, and the nagging doubts that haunt us all

    The ramblings of a man who thinks he's seen an angel. A drunken commentary on a night out on the town. A goddess snatching a holidaymaker down to the underworld. A desperate husband seeking help for his dying wife. A man stuck down a manhole after his stag do. The tell-all story of the ups and downs of a global pop band. An appeal to His Satanic Majesty.

    These are just a few of the ec... more

  • No Way Home

    by L.A. Davenport

    Love, loss, and the eternal quest for acceptance

    A teenage girl desperate for reconciliation with her absent father. A woman manipulated into thinking she is insane. A dystopian future where unhealthiness is punishable by death. The unrequited love of a young shop assistant. An intimate journey into London's kaleidoscope heart. The wedding dream of a dying solider far from home.

    Meet lives thrown against each other by chance, with potentially devastat... more

  • Neither King Nor Country

    by Alan N. Kay
    A traitor worse than Benedict Arnold??? In 2019, Rob Callahan was a man who wore many hats; Father, teacher, hockey player, husband and friend. He lived his life in a delicate balance and he lived it to the fullest. His teammate Lindsey Craig loved being one of the guys. She had played hockey all her life and never let anyone stop her from following her passion. “I have recently gathered in my possession, various documents and letters from my father concerning the most recent Treaty of Pa... more
  • Sweet T and the Turtle Team

    by Cat Michaels
    Dive into the adventure! Summering on Gull Island is lonely until nine-year-old Sweet T meets Billy, an Island child with a secret. Can T uncover Billy’ secret and help him? Will the children be safe when a tropical storm threatens? Will their sea turtle nest survive an angry ocean? Join Sweet T and the Turtle Team to find out! The third book of the Sweet T Tales Series of chapter books for early and reluctant readers. Gold medal winner, environment - from the Children's Literary Class... more
  • Travels with Sushi

    by Eduard Shyfrin
    Aaron and Stella spend every summer at their grandparents’ house, playing on the beach in the day, and eating sushi at night. One evening, the children try some special sushi which transports them to an alternate universe – The Land of the Mind, a place traditionally governed by maths and quantum physics, which is being taken over by evil and chaos. With the many different areas in the Land of the Mind being ruled over by the Dark Lords of Intolerance, Fear, Pride, Indifference, Betrayal ... more
  • An Unordinary Lion

    by Dragana Vucic Dekic

    'An Unordinary Lion' is a rhyming picture book about a scary lion who decides to break away from the cruel food chain that he is a part of. The lion's metamorphosis begins when he hurts his leg while hunting for his prey. While he is lying down helplessly, he starts to look at other animals differently. This sense of vulnerability helps him review his way of life and he begins to feel empathy for other living beings.This unpredictable transformation from predator to kind vegan cre... more

  • A Snake in a Cinema

    by Dragana Vucic Dekic

    "A Snake in a Cinema" is a rhyming picture book that will make your kids laugh while teaching them some valuable life lessons: to not have prejudices towards those who are different to you, to show empathy towards others and to think outside the box. The main character, a snake, is the only animal that is not allowed to enter the cinema, but cruel and unfair rules do not stop her from attempting to fulfil her passion for movies. Thanks to her other animal friends, she sneaks into th... more

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