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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • The Growing Sweater

    by Jason J. Marchi
    GRANNY QUIGLEY has knitted a very unique sweater. To her surprise, every time she washes and dries the purple sweater with the white lace collar it grows . . . one size larger! What can she possibly do with a sweater that keeps growing? And will it ever stop growing? Ashley and Morgan, Granny s granddaughters, take charge of the situation in attempt to solve Granny s dilemma. The three travel the countryside looking for a home for the growing sweater. As the sweater grows unexpectedly for each n... more
  • Tough Mauve

    by Ashley Atkins
    Lulu never expected to lose her mom and Joe, but at least she still has a father. Except... he doesn't want anything to do with her. When she finds an unlikely home with her stepfather's sister, Lulu creates a simple, if transitory, existence for herself. Soon she is falling for Shane Devine, who may or may not have a thing for Madison Everly. But then local reporter Miranda Brooks goes missing, setting off a sequence of events that bring Lulu's father to town, whether she likes it or n... more
  • The Rebel's Wrath

    by Christopher Morin
    In a time when the nation is torn asunder, and north is pitted against south in a ferocious struggle, a young Union soldier finds himself in combat for the first time—during the largest battle ever fought on the North American continent. When the smoke clears, Private Sherman Jackson of the 20th Maine Volunteer Infantry Regiment is alive and unharmed. He has clashed with staunch warriors of the Confederacy and survived the deadly battle of Gettysburg. \tHis luck continues to the end of the wa... more
  • My Horsie World

    by Walter Schenck
    Stunning poetry by award-winning author and poet Walter Schenck. The colorful Illustrations are drawn by his aunt, Catharine Whitman, of her trophy winning horses. During Catharine's career she won over 100 show ribbons, Silver Plaques, and honors, testifying to her grand achievements.
  • Hagen's Curse

    by James Emmi
    Anika Everhart is a born and raised beekeeper who's always dreamed of becoming a baker. There is just one problem: Her home-city of Hagen owes its grandiose stature to the renowned bakery Heckler Delights. So when Anika has the audacity to introduce her own extraordinary recipe at this year's Easter Feast, she flips Hagen upside down and infuriates the washed up heir Hans Heckler II. What follows is a conspiracy of revenge, as Anika's secret love affair is unearthed and used against her in... more
  • FAB (Friends Against Bullying) Club

    by Alex Hallatt
    When Ravi, Toby and Jake get bullied at school, they start the FAB (Friends Against Bullying) Club. Their lives improve dramatically, as they support each other to stop the bullies picking on them. They reach out to help other kids like Ruth, who joins the club and helps them build an amazing treehouse to meet in. FAB Club becomes a popular meme at school, which infuriates the bullies. When they destroy the treehouse, it looks like FAB Club might be lost. But their friendship is strong enough to... more
  • 10/10ths A Young Adult Novel of La Carrera Panamericana

    by Suzy Witten

    14-year-old Andi Gazek, a lifelong car nut, mini-MacGyver, and expert strategizer (i.e., fibber) from Montana hits the road one abandoned summer in search of the racer father she never knew. Finding him is not enough. Now she wants him to drive a world famous 2,000-mile vintage car rally race--La Carrera Panamericana--with her in Mexico... and she expects him to teach her. What she learns, and what he learns, in their wills-clashing, car-crashing process is miles beyond any road map.... more

  • The Flames of Time

    by Peter Knyte
    A vintage style adventure story which spans some of the great sites of antiquity in search for an ancient secret. After being drawn into an unusual shamanic ceremony while travelling around Africa, a group of friends experience strange visions which lead them in pursuit of an ancient and long lost secret. However, there are those for whom keeping such secrets buried is not only a responsibility, it's also a solemn duty. Powerful individuals who will apparently stop at nothing to protect th... more
  • In The Land of Broken Time: The Incredible Journey

    by Max Evan
    This book is about the adventures of a boy named Christopher, a girl named Sophia and a retriever named Duke. By chance, they find themselves in a balloon that takes them to a fairyland where mysterious events happen. The children want to find the way home, but first they have to solve a lot of mysteries. This is a story about the different ways of measuring time and about friendship. In this book there are many facts about the animals that never get old and about how to construct different cloc... more
  • A Golden Heart: Journey to Equilibrium

    by Mike Will Downey
    Years after searching, 17 year-old Brooke Ashton receives a devastating letter regarding the biological father she’s never met. Losing hope, she journeys into the forest where she enters the realms of darkness, light, body, mind, and spirit. Trained by a wise old fighter named Esiw, Brooke is led toward a final confrontation that will save or destroy her.
  • Lady Ruth Bromfield

    by Gordon Smith
    Saved from Nazi Holocaust, she grew in spirit to be a world leader. In 1935, Ruth was in born to an unmarried Jewish mother in Germany. Fearing the Nazi persecution, Ruth was sent to England on the "kinder transport“ to be raised by a Church of England priest. He raised in the Christian faith, and with help, he also raised her in the Jewish faith. Her faith guided her life and enabled her to build bridges between different groups, even at an early age. Follow her story as she grows up and... more
  • A Medicine Dream and Warrior Ghosts

    by Nona Burroughs Babcock

    The novel introduces mystical Native American lore; demonstrates the devastating effect of bullying; friendship and loyalty, with both humans and animals; develops and matures the characters; intrigue, near-death experiences, and paranormal events lead the reader in a fast-paced adventure.

    A Medicine Dream and Warrior Ghosts Synopsis

    Foureen-year-old Blackfeet Native American Johnny Bear Child is bullied by Larry, Skinny, and Chub. Johnny runs away to a mountain hideaway to pursue... more

  • Traveling Left of Center and Other Stories

    by Nancy Christie

    TRAVELING LEFT OF CENTER AND OTHER STORIES details the experiences of characters in life situations for which they are emotionally or mentally unprepared. Their methods of coping range from the passive (“The Healer”) and the aggressive (“The Clock”) to the humorous (“Traveling Left of Center”) and hopeful (“Skating on Thin Ice”). In each of these eighteen stories, the characters’ choices—or non-choices—are their own. But the ou... more

  • Wallflower Blooming

    by Amy Rivers
    Val Shakely is a list-maker. Daily routine. Check. Calm, quiet (but successful) business. Check. No drama. No excitement. Some might call it boring, but it’s precisely the way Val likes it. She loves her hometown of Cambria, nestled in the mountains of Colorado, and runs a fruitful PR firm. It's more than enough for Val. So what if she doesn’t have a social life? Then, her cousin Gwen decides to take on the local political bully, Mayor Roger Barton, in head-to-head combat for his poisition, and ... more
  • The Irish Tempest

    by Elizabeth J. Sparrow
    Ireland, 1911: After seven centuries of unyielding oppression, there is a tempest rising, a national yearning for Irish independence. It threatens to sweep away all that is precious to the very privileged O’Rourke and de la Roche families. Seismic changes are but a whisper away. What will this mean for the wastrel Courtland O’Rourke and the defiant, mischief-making Lacey de la Roche, as their squabbling relationship matures into a love fraught with sins of omission and secrets of lethal conseque... more
  • B0184SEI8O

    by Joseph Ferguson
    A short story collection about Basement Man; moody drunk, sometime rock climber, absurdist philosopher, raconteur of the ridiculous, rogue, and not-so-merry prankster from the North End of Yonkers (aka Junkies Paradise). An everyman for nobodies, he is ever adrift between the carrot of sobriety and the reality of carpe diem. Bowing only to the laws of Murphy, he can never decide whether the lucky ones are the survivors or those who died years ago. The stories are all told from different perspec... more

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