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  • Innocence Waning: Part 1

    by Chezdon Mitchell

    Innocence Waning is set in Melbourne, Australia. It tells the story of precocious sixteen-year-old Chezdon Morrison. He is not only coming to terms with his sexuality but is dealing with dysfunctional adults and his sense of identity. He has an addictive personality, faces the rigours of attending a private school and overcomes the unfortunate spoils of reality and how the world will, in turn, react to the choices he makes.

  • Dancing Dreidels

    by Alva Sachs
    Dancing Dreidels is a delightful story of Rebecca and her four favorite dreidels, Sheila Shin, Gail Gimmel, Harry Hey, and Neil Nun. Rebecca waits for Hanukkah every year when the family gathers to celebrate. The smells of yummy foods fill the air. Singing, dancing, and the lighting of the menorah take center stage, until it is time for the dreidels to spin for the evening's grand finale. But, Sheila can't stop falling down! Will she be able to 'dance' at the Hanukkah party?
  • Pinky Promise: Breaking the Code of Silence

    by Alicia J. Turner
    What is a Pinky Promise? A promise between a child and a responsible adult. The child promises to tell the responsible adult anything that makes them uncomfortable, and the responsible adult promises to listen, believe, and keep the child safe.
  • Dodging Satan: My Irish/Italian Sometimes Awesome, But Mostly Creepy, Childhood

    by Kathleen Zamboni McCormick

    Dodging Satan is the humorous coming-of-age story of Bridget Flagherty that navigates gender in domestic and celestial hierarchies. A student at St. Michael’s Catholic school outside Boston in the 60s-70s, Bridget takes refuge in wacky misunderstandings of Bible Stories and Catholic beliefs—including exorcisms, bird relics, Virgin Martyrs, time travel, Biblical plagues, even the ‘holy’ in holy water—to explain away problems in her Irish/Italian family life. Her m... more

  • Nimbus

    by A.C. Miller
    After the fall of civilization, a new society named, "Nimbus" formed behind a giant steel wall within the depths of a forest. Abiding by one law, known as Separation, Nimbus aimed to be different than the world it left behind. In this world, when kids turn 14, they're sent outside the wall to survive for 11 years on their own. Nimbus follows the stories of Sam, Elise, and Sean. Each a different age. Each with a different path. Will they survive their 11 years or will they all succumb to... more
  • Deadly Highway

    by J. Stewart Willis
    What happens when ambitious and competitive people at a major tech company are involved in preparing a proposal for a lucrative contract that will ensure the future of the company and its leaders for years to come? Deadly Highway follows the competition of these people and their wives as they prepare the proposal. The competition is cutthroat, involving adultery, blackmail, drugs and death. Deadly Highway delivers it all.
  • Noah Drake And The Return Of The Dragon Hunters: A Christian Fiction Adventure That Teaches Biblical Creation (Noah Drake And Th

    by Ben Russell
    Noah Drake and his annoying brother hope to see Champ, the legendary lake monster, on another visit to Lake Champlain. But the two boys realize the sea dragon is in danger when an escaped convict takes their family hostage. Will the criminals catch and kill a legend? Not if Noah and Nathan can put aside their differences and work together.
  • Noah Drake and the Dragon Killer: A Christian Fiction Adventure

    by Ben Russell
    Noah Drake dreamed of the day he could dig up dinosaur bones and strike it rich, until he discovered a living dinosaur. But his dreams of fame and fortune stir up trouble when he meets a couple of dinosaur hunters. Will Noah get the desires of his heart or will he save a dinosaur from extinction?
  • David Slays the Dragon

    by David Shelton
    "David Slays the Dragon" is a wonderful story of a heroic boy's attempt to slay an evil dragon that has been terrorizing the city. A young peasant boy, with no weapons or armor, leaves the city to slay the dragon, to defend the home. Includes Parent/Teacher - Child/Student discussion notes.
  • Sam's Theory

    by Sarah Mendivel

    After a final act of horrendous abuse threatens her life, fifteen-year old Sam runs away from home and into the Olympic Mountains of Washington State. Physically and emotionally exhausted, she happens upon a mysterious tree house in the woods which shelters an old woman named Theory. Through elements of magic and sage advice, Theory takes Sam on an unforgettable healing journey. Sam begins to discover that she, too, has powers. But her process is interrupted by the nervous reality that her ab... more

  • Robot Dad

    by Brannon Hollingsworth
    Bradley wants a Dad - just like all the other kids in his neighborhood. Sure, he's got his Mom and his trusty dog, Lou, but it's just not the same. So what happens when Bradley decides to invent his own Dad--A ROBOT DAD--the hijinks and trouble ensue! Find out what happens inside the latest hilarious and heartfelt full color, illustrated kid's book from Brannon Hollingsworth and Four Fools Press! This fun and uplifting book is a perfect read-along book for any age, or an excellent learning-to... more
  • Renaldo: A Tale of World Cup Soccer, Terrorism and Love

    by James McCreath
    Argentina 1978 . . . A brutal military junta suspends civil liberties for anyone who opposes it. Distraught mothers of "The Disappeared" parade daily in front of the capital building. In retaliation, violent acts of terrorism shatter what is left of normal life. Only one thing can unite all the people. The World Cup of football. Two brothers, Renaldo and Lonfranco De Seta, chart a different course for their futures. While both brothers fall in love with powerful women, Renaldo, a young ... more
  • Alone Together

    by Sarah J. Donovan
    Sadie Carter’s life is a mess, as wavy and tangled as her unruly hair. At 15, she is barely surviving the chaos of her large Catholic family. When one sister becomes pregnant and another is thrown out, her unemployed dad hides his depression, and her mom hides a secret. Sadie, the peacekeeper and rule-follower, has had enough. The empty refrigerator, years of hand-me-downs, and all the secrets have to stop. She longs for something more and plans her escape. However, getting arrested was not h... more
  • The Order of Actaeon (Waxwood Series: Book 1)

    by Tam May
    Sometimes the hunter becomes the hunted. Jake is heir to the fortune and name of the prominent San Francisco Alderdice family. Although dearly loved by his sister Vivian, his passion for art and his contemplative temperament make him a pariah in the eyes of his bitter, tyrannical mother Larissa. Eight months after his grandfather dies, Larissa announces the family is going to Waxwood, an exclusive resort town in Northern California, for the summer. At first, Jake’s life seems as aimless in... more
  • Gnarled Bones and Other Stories

    by Tam May
    A 2017 Summer Indie Book Award Nominee. Gnarled Bones and Other Stories explores five tales of loss, fear, and guilt where the past leaves its shadow on the present and future. In “Mother of Mischief”, a newly divorced woman goes back to school to begin a new chapter of her life only to find herself circling back to where she started. In “Bracelets”, childhood nostalgia mingles with brutal fear during a circus outing for a mailroom secretary and her friends. In “A First Saturday Outing”*,... more
  • A Shot of Malaria

    by Charles Souby
    In A SHOT OF MALARIA, Charles Souby unfolds the twisted story of a young man, Daniel Martin,desperately hooked on heroin, alcohol, and his own delusions. Set in San Francisco in the nineties, and written as deadpan first-person narrative, the novel captures the ugly realities of addiction with sharp, ironic humor.