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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • After Obama

    by Marc Curtis Little
    The country is sick and tired of being sick and tired of the leadership in Washington, DC. Yet a group of Democratic and Republican lawmakers are amending the U.S. Constitution to make way for a third term for President Barack Obama. Why? That's the question Curt Felton Jr., the non-political party aligned African American mayor of Forrestville, Florida, is trying to get answered. In the process, he finds himself thrust into the presidential campaign (perhaps a "Black on Black" political battle ... more
  • Decanted

    by Samantha and Linda Sheehan
    From the maker of an acclaimed Napa wine brand, comes a compulsively readable tale only a real winemaker could tell. 25-year-old SAMANTHA GOODYEAR, quits her job crunching numbers to work harvest in Beaujolais. There, between harvesting grapes in the vineyard and crushing them in the cellar, she gets a rigorous education in the art of making wine and the art of making love from a gorgeous Frenchman. When their affair ends in disaster, she takes off for Napa to make a Pinot Noir as delicious as t... more
  • Magnificent Redemption

    by Marc Curtis Little
    Desmond Anderson, an honor student and nationally recognized four-sport athlete with a promising future, is dealt an unjust hand. Sentenced to a Georgia prison for a crime he did not commit, Desmond must learn to overcome the emotional shackles of his prison term and the racial unrest of his youth. Beginning with the infamous Newark, New Jersey riot of 1967, Magnificent Redemption spans 40 years of tragedy and triumph. With compassion and joy, Little shows us that the human spirit can defeat any... more
  • Come and Take It: Search for the Treasure of the Alamo

    by Landon Wallace
    In the early morning of March 6, 1836, the Mexican army storms the Alamo and kills every one of the defenders except William Barret Travis's young black slave named Joe. Although General Santa Anna vows to keep him alive, a fearful Joe escapes away in the night carrying a prize far more valuable than anything inside the creaky Spanish mission. Fast forward to September 2013. Joe's modern descendant, a 93-year-old World War II veteran living alone in Brewton, Alabama is dying after being attacked... more
  • Angels in the Midst

    by Marc Curtis Little
    Curt Felton Jr. is the newly elected mayor of Forrestville, Florida. But some people who don't want an African American to lead their conservative city are using Felton's alleged extra-marital affairs as ammunition to keep him from assuming office on Inauguration Day. Is it racism, political favoritism, his wife, or Curt's female friends causing the problems? Kidnap, murder, infidelity, and spirituality put sizzle and spice in Angels in the Midst, the thrilling sequel to the critically acclaimed... more
  • Don't Blink When God Calls

    by Marc Curtis Little
    Don't Blink When God Calls chronicles the mayoral campaign of Curt Felton Jr. in Forrestville, Florida, while examining the battle for an African American man to gain credibility in a political process that is perceptually reserved for white males. Though Felton exhibits sophistication, shrewdness, and spirituality, which makes him an attractive candidate who can possibly win and become the first black mayor of the city, he also displays recklessness with an extramarital affair, along with past ... more
  • Jackson's Story: One Dog's Journey to His Forever Home

    by Elizabeth Baker
    This is the heart-rending story, told from the dog's perspective, of his abandonment and journey to his "forever home". Young readers will learn that dogs feel pain, fear, confusion and sadness, just as we do, and will realize the importance of responsible, loving dog ownership.
  • By the Next Pause

    by G. Barton-Sinkia
    In By The Next Pause, Canadian author G. Barton-Sinkia brings us to a time when Toronto was on the cusp of turning into the diverse mosaic it is today. At seventeen, Pam Allen escapes Jamaica, leaving her infant daughter Simone behind. Years later, after the death of her aunt, Pam is forced to take in the daughter she never wanted. They live in a run-down apartment complex in North York next to Mike O’Shea – a racist, loudmouth high school dropout who has recently separated from his wife and... more
  • Only the Good Parts (2nd edition)

    by Daniel Curzon
    A gay man decides to have a child with a lesbian couple. And you thought the usual way was hard!
  • Slay the Dragon

    by Laura A. Zubulake

    SLAY THE DRAGON IS A FINALIST in the 12th Annual National Indie Excellence® Awards. César Rosada is determined to effect social change for the working class of his country, and right decades of corruption, crime, drugs, and misguided economic policies. He anticipates resistance from those with power and vested interests, but finds himself confronted with a new challenge—America’s opioid crisis. César’s dreams for his people become entangled in the secrets and conspiracies of those around him.... more

  • The Blustery Day

    by Caroline L Thornton

    A windy, winding, wonderful adventure. Grab your wellington boots and join the fun of The Blustery Day in this charming picture book.

  • Turn Right at the End of the World

    by Robert Watkins
    Where will Lux and Max’s adventure—instigated by a message from Lux’s adopted friend Ushtey—take them? Far from their homes in New Jersey. Far from everyone the two teenagers know and love…and if they’re not careful, straight into the hands of a dangerous man from Lux’s past. Includes an illustrated science section with explanations by a Ph.D. physicist.
  • (Dis)Ability: A Short Story Anthology

    by Emily Dorffer
    Twenty authors with disabilities share their short stories featuring main characters that have one or more disabilities in this lovingly compiled anthology. Whether they’re on a mission to reincarnate a cat or just buying groceries, the characters featured in this anthology all have one thing in common: they are defined by their abilities, not just their disabilities.
  • You're Not Here

    by Tariq Mehmood
    One brother goes missing in action in Afghanistan, the other falls in love with an Afghan girl in England. Bitter divisions engulf an English town where young Muslims oppose the British army’s presence in Afghanistan, whilst white youth condemn the Muslims as traitors. To the disgust of his white friends, 17-year-old Jake Marlesden, whose brother is missing in action in Afghanistan, is in love with Leila Khan, an Afghan. When Jake tries to find out what happened to his brother, neighbour t... more
  • The Miserable Life of Bernie LeBaron

    by J.W. Elliot
    Bad luck is like a disease. When you catch it, all you can do is live with it. Bernie LeBaron is already a scrawny thirteen-year-old magnet for misfortune. But when his father pawns him off on relatives after his mother dies, and he accidentally takes a picture of a man carrying a dead body through the woods, Bernie’s life becomes truly miserable. Now he must discover who the murderer is while staying out of trouble so that his father doesn’t take him away. Will the fates decide to salvage th... more
  • Jackson's Story: One Dogs's Journey to his Forever Home

    by Elizabeth Baker
    This is the story, told from the dog's perspective, of his abandonment in the South, rescue, transport to the North, and eventual adoption. The purpose is to let the young reader see and feel the pain and angst of the dog, and to understand that dogs suffer all of the same emotions that humans do. The dog in the story is abandoned, tied to a tree. At the end of his ordeal, he finds his "forever" family, but the scars remain. The book includes ways the young reader can help with this all-too... more