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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • When Clara Was Twelve

    by Terence Clarke
    During a stay in Paris in 1957, an American girl Clara Foy learns that her mother Lauren had an illegitimate child when she was a teenager living in California. The infant girl was immediately given up for adoption. This event has been kept a guarded secret until the present moment, when the lost little girl comes onto the scene, now a young Parisian woman named Emma Dusel. With the aid of Emma's birth father, an Irish painter now living in Paris named Jack Roman, Clara attempts to bring abou... more
  • A Garden Locked

    by Naomi Ruppin

    “Recall yourself, Abigail,” the king said. “And be thankful you’re a woman and do not suffer the consequences a man would, for speaking as you just have.”

    “I’ve never been less thankful to be a woman!”

    Abigail flings these words at her brilliant but remote father King Solomon. He’s just casually informed her she’s to marry the sinister Prophet Nathan, a lizard-eyed palace schemer four times her age. Determined to prevent ... more

  • NINJANS 3: The Golden Seal

    by Dave Kwan
    Jody Long Grass honours the dying request of her grandfather, Carl Long Grass - travel to Japan and return a special Artifact to its rightful owners, a Ninja Clan. The Artifact was passed down from the Sword Master Katsu, to his son Takeshi. The Ninja Master bestowed the relic to his Ninja graduate, a Shoshone young man named Yuji; who later passed the Artifact to his son Kamatsu. Years later, Kamatsu gave it to his son George, who handed it down to his son Carl. Now, the Ninjan Master is dying ... more
  • NINJANS 2: Black Feather

    by Dave Kwan

    Teenager Tommy is strong-armed to join a local street gang that's organized to steal vehicles and do break-ins. Evidence at a crime scene lead the Police to arrest Tommy and he goes before the Court as a Juvenile. The Judge gives Tommy a 'Second Chance' and releases him to the care of his grandparents, Carl and Kathy Long Grass. Living of the Indian Reserve bores Tommy until he enrols at Gold Eagle Martial Arts. The discipline, progress, and positive friendship... more

  • NINJANS: The Beginning

    by Dave Kwan

    The Japanese Ninja Clans were attacked by a Warlord and sent into hiding as Outlaws with a reward for their capture and death. As the sole survivor of his Ninja Clan, Takeshi Shinobi sails to America in search of safety, freedom, and his final duty of honour - find someone to inherit his Ninja skills and knowledge. The young apprentice Takeshi finds and successfully trains becomes more like family, and Takeshi gives him the Japanese name, Yuji, which means good son. Takeshi passes over all hi... more

  • Fensetter Falls

    by Jack Young
    On a snowy Thanksgiving eve the latter day Fensetters gathered in the failing town that bears their name. But the occasion had an ominous note, for the family fortune has shrunk to an alarming level. In the best genetic tradition, the inheriting sons resolve to swindle each other and enlist outside help to do the job. So with a voluptuous "interceding" gypsy and a sinister, semi-retired hitman moving into the old mansion, the future of Fensetter Falls is about to be decided. Or is it? What ensue... more
  • Little Hometown, America

    An epic story of growing up in 1980s America. Little Hometown, America is an American realist novel that chronicles a cast of characters living in Texas creating dramatic encounters between modern life and mythology.While exploring a harsh but beautiful reality in a historical setting of small-town America, the narrative of Little Hometown, America shows the intricate details of multiple characters in their unique journeys dealing with love, death, family, despair, spirituality and friendship.Th... more
  • The Happy Bubble

  • Ride

    by Andrew Lafleche

    From the award winning poet and author of No Diplomacy comes this unsettling debut novel, Ride, by Andrew Lafleche.

    High school is over, an ex-girlfriend is pregnant, and Troy Brinkman is spiralling out of control. Having moved out of his parent’s home, he’s entered a landscape of limitless entropy where everybody drinks copious amounts of alcohol, snorts mountains of cocaine, and once Ecstasy is discovered, swallows as many pills as they can g... more

  • Cousins

    by Marnie Reynolds-Bourque
    Many of our first memories are made with cousins, and if we are lucky, we continue making memories our whole lives with them. This book emphasizes the meaning of family and also exposes kids to geography. Included in this book is a map of the USA for children to see where family lives, and there is also a blank family tree at back of book for family to fill out together. This book can be a heirloom for your children to enjoy many years!
  • The Watering Can

    by Marnie Bourque
    No Mother realizes how fast time flies, until she has an empty nest. This book serves a dual purpose.... Comforting empty nesters and exposing kids to nature.
  • Eisenstein's Monster

    by A. V. Bach
    A novel in montage, Eisenstein’s Monster is a wild romp through the terrains of our consciousness. A Man with terminal cancer in the language centers of his brain meets a young woman he hopes will facilitate an existence beyond the dwindling limits of his body. What follows is a psychedelic odyssey exploring consciousness and identity through language and montage, placing seemingly disparate chapters together to create a stitched-together being and a one-of-a-kind reading experience: The Tibetan... more
  • The Melody of the Mulberries (Big Creek)

    by Laura Bartnick
    This Appalachian Big Creek sequel is set in West Virginia, during the 1920s, where granny witches and spiritualism often show the path for wanderers to take, especially in matters of the heart. Emerald Ashby's younger sister, Coral, determines to visit the family's nemesis, Charlie, now stewing in prison. When Mercy returns to the holler of Big Creek, she comes well-armed to re-enter Ernst's life, but he has already found a new romantic attraction. No matter, Mercy has brought along her own s... more
  • The Cat Who Ate His Tail

    by Jacqueline Simon Gunn

    Have you ever wondered what your pets are thinking?

    Inspired by true events, this heartwarming story is told from the perspective of Sneakers, a curious cat with serious emotional baggage. Neglected and ultimately abandoned by his original owner, he compensates for the trauma by overeating and making droll observations about the crazy love life of his new owner… who also happens to be a psychologist.

    Through paying attention to her work, the loving home she provides and wat... more

  • Waiting for Someone?

    by Stan Davies
    The book is basically an account of the lives of two people from the age of 17, to mature adulthood. The many problems that were overcome. The varied ways in which difficulties of relationships were dealt with and in most cases resolved. The lifestyle of members of the military in the early part of the book, and dealing with major problems of separation over great distances such as Christmas Island, and emigration to Australia. The difficulties of first of all being married with small children a... more
  • I Jonathan, A Charleston Tale of the Rebellion

    by George WB Scott
    I Jonathan is the history of Civil War Charleston told from the viewpoint of a marooned and newly-orphaned young man from Boston. The major events in the book are built around the historic record during the 1860s in Charleston and the Low Country based on nearly a decade of thorough research. It is an eye-witness tale of fires, battles, legal evasion, camaraderie, a daring run through the Union blockade, sanctuary, a conjure-man's craft, and Jonathan at last making peace with himself.