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  • Missing Tyler

    by Tamara Palmer
    Summer break has just begun and Kit Carlin is on her way to a funeral: to bury her twin brother. Kit has to find a way to put the broken puzzle of her life back together following Tyler’s death. She navigates through grief and family trauma by finding support in unexpected places and a growing understanding of what comes after life. There are laughter and tears, summer beach time on the Jersey shore, and the complicated “rollercoaster” of young love, jealousy, and sex. The joys and pains of Kit’... more
  • Thirty Days Has September: First Ten Days

    by Chuck Bartok
    This novel is set in the very center of the time of most difficult combat experienced by a United States Marine Corps rifle company. A second lieutenant, only days from training back in the states is ordered, under fire, to assume command of a company of cast off Marines, all out in the brutal bloody jungle because of the either the worst of luck or the most minor of offenses or infringement. The outnumbered and little supported company is at constant war with vicious units of the North Vietna... more
  • The Root of Scarcity

    by Kaye Freemartin
  • Dancing on Daddy's Shoes

    by Gabriel Dietsch
    Follow a father's journey of love for his daughter Ella. See as he sets up a beautiful dance that has it's drawbacks when dad couldn't find a way to bring Ella to the dance. He later goes into a whimsical world to find out that sometimes one must wait for the perfect time and not give up hope! Knowing how to talk to your children about In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) may be awkward, but this book allows you to share a beautiful story of how Ella came to be and hopefully open dialogue among your... more
  • Next Earth

    by Ken Sharpe
    A global pandemic has brought humanity close to extinction. All has been lost − philosophy, religion, art, science, technology, and the culture that took millennia to build has been forgotten. Coupled with an environmental calamity that has eradicated most species and destabilized Earth’s atmosphere, humanity struggles to survive. Tens of thousands of years pass. The earth slowly recovers its balance, and humanity begins to prosper. Evolution reoccupies niches with new creatures and starting wit... more
  • Laboratory (Lab) Lizards

    by Bob Richardson
    This exciting make-believe story takes the reader from a failed attempt at a new and unusual kind of food source, to a funny and unique family friendship. This tale is both edgy and heartwarming and has characters that are lots of fun.
  • Chinestory - Learning Chinese Through Pictures and Stories (Storybook 1): In the Beginning

    by Haiyan Fan
    Yi (literally meaning ONE), (whom the readers later discovers is a teenage boy) awakes from a deep sleep and finds himself alone in a mountain surrounded by bamboo trees, deep woods, chirping birds, and furry friends. As his senses are awakened by the nature around him, his mind is ignited and is expressed through the creation of Chinese characters. Yi's journey through the Chinestory series will take you to the origins of the Yangtze and Yellow rivers, the cradle of Han civilization; to the m... more
  • Goo and Spot Under the Orange Tree (Goo and Spot Books Book 3)

    by Elsa Takaoka
    It’s a tricky little problem for Spot and Goo. How can they share one treat with a bunch of hungry new friends? But learning can be fun (and delicious) in this funny story with an enjoyable and colorful lesson about sharing and fractions. It’s a sweet tale, full of delightful rhymes and vibrant illustrations. A great teaching tool for children.
  • The Johnson Family Chronicles: Changing Currents ~ Changing Tides

    by Stan Cromlish
    The Johnson Family Chronicles – Changing Currents ~ Changing Tides is a fictional account of a typical small town American family facing hard decisions after the sneak attack on Pearl Harbor by Japan. Being forced to navigate the difficult days which would shape the course of their lives, this coming of age family story typifies those events that were played out in many small towns across the United States during World War II. Written in a style to take the reader on a historical journey that h... more

    by Judith Petres Balogh
    The Reluctant Trophy Wife is a modern tale about two basically decent people, who are fatally mismatched. A crime is committed in their summer house. Although not involved Clyde worries that the news could hurt his career and social status. To avoid the harrasment of the media he sends his wife Lena, much against her will, on a long vacation. She settles in a serene Europena village where she befriends a witty, artistic and wise older Protestant woman and a Catholic priest. The combined inf... more
  • Flash Tales: A Collection of Short Stories for Children

    by Chess Desalls
    A collection of flash fiction and short stories by the award-winning author of The Call to Search Everywhen time travel books. Discover the magic of music, sail with a feisty pirate, and view the stars and moon in a whole new light. Stories range from middle grade adventures to tales that can be enjoyed by teen readers.
  • Farmer Tice

    by Nelson Donley

    Written by a teacher, Farmer Tice is a hilarious book of hillbilly tales that will make any young teen howl with laughter. Rich in vocabulary, illustrated, fun to read.

  • The Cave ISBN:978-1-68181-4322

    by James Allen
    My story begins with two young adventures finding something that shouldn't be there. Something thought to be lost to history and forgotten. What ensues becomes an old fashioned treasure hunt, complete with secret maps and intriguing mysteries, then a devious plot. There is even a budding romance along the way. A family oriented adventure for all ages.
  • Beautiful Mess

    Protagonist Del Corwyn is an aging relic—an actor who climbed from errand boy to Academy Award nominee; who kept company with Hollywood’s golden era elite; who even shared a close friendship with Marilyn Monroe. But now, Del Corwyn is facing bankruptcy. Humiliated and forced to downgrade his lifestyle and sell the home he's long cherished, Del is destined to fade into a history of forgotten legends—unless he can revive his career. All he needs is one last chance. While searching through memorabi... more
  • The Exact Unknown and Other Tales of Modern China

    by Isham Cook
    A foreign teacher struggles with proper whipping technique on his female student, while another gives his student a mysterious substance known as LSD. In other stories, a sex robot rapes its owner, a female professor trolls cafés minus her underwear, a store clerk softens up a stingy customer with his fist, and a foreigner comprehends all too slowly the home he is visiting is not a family but a scam. Whether it's locals colliding with foreigners or with each other on the big chessboard with no ... more
  • Lust & Philosophy

    by Isham Cook

    Expat Isham Cook lives a highly ordered life of the mind and is not one to be swayed by circumstance, until his dispassionate existence is tripped up by Cookie, an elusive woman glimpsed around his gritty Beijing neighborhood. He then becomes captivated by the flamboyant eroticism of a woman on the subway, Luna, who radically overhauls his most basic preconceptions. A third beauty of ambiguous Asiatic ethnicity, Adalat, is as unknowable as the others and incites a new obsession. Finally, a fo... more