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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • A STAND OF TREES

    by Anne Warner
    Ah, hah...the sign he had been looking for…tall, stately trees … seven of them, all in row, he mused, knowing it was a conquistador, who would have planted them so daringly in such a wild and untamed territory, there they were waiting to be noticed. Must be at least a half of century old, by the looks of them, he thought, could it have been twenty five years ago, he’d found that small map? A historical, drama set in the 1700’s, about a family, rich in history and their love of the west. Beginnin... more
  • Bringing Boomer Home

    by Terence O'Leary

    Cody’s worst day, was the day his brother – his best friend, left to join the Army. Boomer’s worst day was yet to come.

    In high school, Cody followed his big brother’s blocks on the football field. Now, it is his time to lead. Cody and his girlfriend, Kim, embark on a journey to reveal the hero beneath the scars and bring Boomer home.

     

  • Tilly & the Tooth Fairy

    by Brian G Chambers
    Tilly looses her first tooth on the eve of her seventh birthday. Her mother tells her to put it under her pillow and the tooth fairy will leave her a silver coin for it. So that night Tilly puts the tooth under her pillow before she goes to sleep. She has a restless night and wakens to find the tooth fairy by her bedside. Does this mean there will be no silver coin, or is there a bigger surprise from the tooth fairy?
  • Francesco's Song

    by C.M.Furio
    Set amidst the drama of Fascist Italy, Francesco’s Song is the gripping story of one man’s struggle to survive. Inspired by family history, C.M. Furio tells the poignant story of young Francesco as he grows up in the small seaside town of Mola di Bari. The saga of birth, love and death in rural southern Italy unfolds as the country is pulled into the cataclysm of world events. Francesco’s carefree youth ends when the oratory of Mussolini and the pervasive false sense of patriotism s... more
  • Feminine Prerogatives : 3 Tales of Empowerment

    by Louise Jaffe
    Louise Jaffe, author of Feminine Prerogatives: 3 Tales of Empowerment, is a Pushcart nominee for poetry. Here is what some concerned and creative writers of today have to say about her first work of fiction, Feminine Prerogatives. **Feminine Prerogatives: 3 Tales of Empowerment, is Louise Jaffe’s first fiction book, a trilogy of novellas about women’s choices and survival, sometimes humorous, sometimes painful, always insightful. Jaffe writes with wit and poignancy, her characters are everyday e... more
  • Wages of Sin

    by Charlene Gage
    Enduring the pain of her mother's murder, her father's rejection, and her grandmother's rules, Reva rebels against all positive influences. With an abortion behind her by age fifteen, Reva spirals from one bad decision to the next, with no guidelines to distinguish right from wrong.**Intentionally getting pregnant to lure the married man she thinks she loves, Reva constantly flounders to provide for the son she finally bears. Stability eludes her at every turn. Despite the pack of despicable cha... more
  • Indian Summer

    by Douglas Graney
    Capturing the spirit of the Native American plight, Indian Summer chronicles a modern Apache trek from Seminole reservations in Florida to an Apache reservation in New Mexico. Inspired by an ancestral calling, Ben Henry, the protagonist leads over one hundred fellow Apaches halfway across modern America on horseback to the land of their grandfathers. Along the way they encounter political hostility, racism and violence, which parallels what their ancestors experienced over a century before.**Gle... more
  • Surprising Mrs. Rhubarbson (Marble Mangosteen's Good Deed Collection Book 1)

    by Hadeel Hmoud
    Mrs. Rhubarbson is a busy raccoon. She's Marble and Shooz's landlady and she manages the Old Folks Home all by herself! She spends all her time taking care of others. Roxy, her daughter, works with Marble and Shooz to plan a surprise for her and show her she's special too.
  • The Silence of Trees

    by Valya Dudycz Lupescu
    In Chicago's Ukrainian Village, Nadya Lysenko has built her life on a foundation of secrets. When she was sixteen, Nadya snuck out of her house in Western Ukraine to meet a fortuneteller in the woods. She never expected it to be the last time she would see her family. Decades later, Nadya continues to be haunted by the death of her parents and sisters. The myths and magic of her childhood are still a part of her reality: dreams unite friends across time and space, house spirits misplace keys and... more
  • All Tomorrow's Parties

    by Martin Smith
    A Southern college town and its thriving local music scene, where the music’s neither “sacred” nor “profane” so long as it’s good… A lost tape of a beloved band’s legendary show… A record label, poised to break big, which certain people want to be part of – by any means necessary… Two visitors, whose own music has been muted by regrets over long-ago bad decisions: Chuck McDonough, former grad student, who skipped town after learning things about himself he couldn’t face; and Penny Froward, w... more
  • Game Seven

    by Tom Rock
    Sportswriter Scott Findle’s life is turned upside-down wading through a set of bizarre circumstances and comical occurrences which have hijacked a World Series between the Red Sox and the Cubs with just one game left to play. As he grapples with the oddities of his professional duties, he also struggles to keep his personal life in the base path. His former best friend, the famous writer Fig O’Leary, has re-entered his life, as has his ex-wife who now works as a consultant for a presidential can... more
  • Eyes Like Mine

    by Lauren Cecile
    Eyes Like Mine is a literary historical novel about the intersecting lives of a wealthy African-American woman and a Jewish lawyer who fled Nazi Germany. When Justinia and Julius meet at an NAACP convention, they defy family and societal expectations and change each other's lives forever. Their story, told in alternating viewpoints with insightful wit and humor, reveals their experiences involving race and class and the sacrifices they make while living and surviving the turbulent 1930s.
  • The Fallen: Chains of Fire (Book One)

    by Monica R. Fowler
    Since she was a kid, Marie Mitchell has been plagued with dreams of foreign lands, visions of another period in time and floating handwriting that appears from nowhere, but none of it made sense. Not until she bumped into the new guy at school, Brenton Kane, which started a chain of events that was prophesied before they were born. Once Brenton enters her life, she feels she can't live without him, and he makes it clear that he can't live without her. Marie quickly finds out they are connected m... more
  • Eyes Like Mine

    by lauren cecile
    Eyes Like Mine is literary historical fiction depicting the intersecting lives of a wealthy Negro aristocrat living in Jim Crow Washington D.C. and a Jewish lawyer who fled Nazi Germany. When Justinia and Julius meet at an NAACP convention, they defy family and societal expectations and change each other's lives forever. Their story, told in alternating viewpoints with insightful wit and humor, reveals their experiences involving race and class and sacrifices they make while living and surviving... more
  • The Bumpy, Lumpy Horseshoe Crab

    by Janice S. C. Petrie

    The Bumpy, Lumpy Horseshoe Crab is a horseshoe crab adventure with a happy ending. This picture book has a whimsical, rhyming style, and portrays horseshoe crabs exhibiting behaviors that they commonly use in real life. It's the perfect choice for a family read-aloud for children 4-10 years old. It also is a great tool for teachers who are studying marine life, tidepools, or coastal sea animals. The fun, colorful, simply drawn illustrations are expressive, and brin... more

  • un libro per sognare

    by Teresa Averta

    In un “Un libro per sognare”, guida utile e significativa per affrontare il tema dell’educazione all’affettività nelle scuole e nella famiglia, l’autrice Teresa Averta presenta un percorso di sperimentazioni svolte "sul campo"  e fornisce a genitori, insegnanti ed  educatori una miniera di consigli utili non solo a livello didattico-educativo ma anche pratico con  istruzioni chiare ... more

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