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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • Joseph in the Land of the Mizraim

    by Aaron Zerah
    Joseph in the Land of the Mizraim reveals the real-life and interwoven stories of Joseph, a precocious Jewish boy from Warsaw; Chiune Sugihara, the Japanese diplomat who disobeys his government to save Jewish refugees; Jerzy, a gay Polish comedian in love with a Nazi officer, and his funny and foul-mouthed parrot, Pu-fu; Noorunissa Khan, the heroic Indian princess-turned-spy working for the British in Paris; Marian, a lusty German farm girl whose father uses Jews as slave laborers; Michal, the p... more
  • Santa's Birthday Gift

    by Sherrill S. Cannon
    Santa’s Birthday Gift includes Santa in the Christmas story. (After reading a story of the nativity to my granddaughter, she asked “But where’s Santa?”)Winner of the 2011 Readers Favorite Silver Award and the 2011 Indie Excellence Finalist Award.
  • Peter and the Whimper-Whineys

    by Sherrill S. Cannon
    Peter and the Whimper-Whineys helps parents cope with whining, disguised as a fun story. Peter is a rabbit who whines all the time, and might have to join the Whimper-Whineys.Winner of the 2011 Readers Favorite Bronze Medal and the 2011 USA Best Books Finalist Award.
  • The Magic Word

    by Sherrill S. Cannon
    Elisabeth needs to learn The Magic Word “please”, and to use it every day. Please and Thank you are words that everyone needs to use! Winner of six awards: the 2011 Readers Favorite Gold Medal, 2011 Pinnacle Achievement Award Winner, 2011 Global Finalist Award, 2012 Reader Views Second Place, 2012 International Book Awards Finalist, and 2012 Next Generation Indie Finalist
  • Gimme-Jimmy

    by Sherrill S. Cannon
    Gimme-Jimmy is about how a bully learns to share. His “New Polite Rule” helps him learn to make friends. Winner of five awards: the 2013 Global eBook Silver Medal, Indie Excellence Finalist and Reader Views Finalist Awards as well as the 2012 Readers Favorite Silver Medal Award and the 2012 Pinnacle Achievement Award
  • Manner-Man

    by Sherrill S. Cannon
    Manner-Man is a Superhero who helps children cope with bullies, and teaches them how to look within themselves for their own superhero. It is a winner of ten awards: the 2014 CLIPP Principals’ Award K-2, the KART Kids Book List, the Reviewers Choice Award, the Los Angeles Book Festival, a Global eBook Silver Medal; as well as a 2013 Readers Favorite Silver Medal, National Indie Excellence Finalist, a Pinnacle Achievement Award, and H.M. in the London Book Fair and Rebecca’s Reads Awards.
  • The Chastened Heart

    by Robert Crooke
    When Professor Alice Prescott writes a best-selling novel based on her passionate, once-troubled marriage to journalist Tom Winslow, the couple's quiet Connecticut life is shaken by more than bad memories. The past itself returns, as if beckoned by Alice's book. Now, the Winslows learn what their unyielding love has cost them---and others.
  • MONDAY'S CHILD: Fair of Face

    by Polly Becks
    Where has supermodel Briony, the one-named wonder of the fashion world, disappeared to? That’s what style magazine maven Katherine Bruce desperately wants to know—and she’s manipulated Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist and war correspondent Erik Bryson into chasing that story down. A serious writer, he’s resentful about being stuck with the fluffy task—and utterly unprepared for what he discovers.
  • Straight And Lethal

    by Carlo Antico
    Straight and Lethal is a collection of six short stories that all have a music theme. Four of them - "Vicky", "Straight And Lethal", "Queen City Rockers" and "The Magic King" also deal with unrequited love and sports. The other story, "The Hendersons", is a tribute to The Beatles based on the Sgt. Pepper's lyrics.
  • The New World: Flower from Castile Trilogy Book Two

    by Lilian Gafni

    The year 1493 ushers in a New World, and Columbus is on a voyage with the Santa Maria, the Pinta, and the Niña to reach the Indies by sailing west. João Treves, one of his sailors, blackmails Columbus—threatening to reveal a secret that could ruin him—compelling Columbus to stow away Conversos on his next voyage. When the journey stretches longer than their food stores, the crew becomes fearful and rebellious.

    Isabella and Miguel, along with the Beneluz family,... more

  • The Alhambra Decree: Flower from Castile Trilogy Book One

    by Lilian Gafni

    The year is 1491, and sixteen-year-old Isabella Obrigon is kidnapped from her privileged life. When told she isn’t of Spanish noble blood, but rather the child of a Jewish woman who died in childbirth, Isabella becomes personally embroiled in the terror of the Inquisition. She finds herself imprisoned in the famed fortress of Alhambra, where an encounter with mysterious Miguel Costa impels her to accept having been adopted and to vow to find her birth parents. 

    Extraordinary ... more

  • My Fingerpaint Masterpiece

    by Sherrill S. Cannon
    My Fingerpaint Masterpiece deals with perspective, perception and self-esteem as a child fingerpaints artwork in class, and later discovers it as part of the town’s Art Contest. It has won a 2014 Readers’ Favorite Gold Medal in Children’s K-3, as well as their Illustrations Award, and also a Pinnacle Achievement Award.
  • The Chronicling of Ilithia

    by Ashlee North
    Keetsie is a teenager who has always believed that there are other worlds, kingdoms, people, and creatures on earth. She believes in the existence of faeries, because of her mother's stories and the books that she read as a child. Given her beliefs, it's not surprising that she would one day be allowed to see the faeries, and it would only be a matter of time before they trusted her enough to stop hiding. They are peaceful and kind to each other and to Keetsie. But after several twists and turns... more
  • B in the World

    by Sharon Mentyka
    B and his friends Rudy and Grace are super excited to be starting second grade. But when they find out that Ms. Hitchings will be their new teacher, everything changes. Then Mia, the meanest, bossiest girl that New Horizons School has ever known, arrives. When B and Mia both decide they want to try out for the leading part in the spring play, B wonders how he’ll ever survive the year.
  • Seeds of Vengeance

    by Mark Rogers

    Seeds of Vengeance, By Mark Rogers

    A near-death mining accident triggers J.B. Smith’s quest for the impossible – IMMORTALITY.

    “Give me wealth, power, and offspring. I’ll destroy anyone challenging my empire.”

    Impassioned union activist Stash Taluski protests: “We are children of the earth’s black bowels, Mr. Smith. You must look out for your brothers.”

    “Never!”

    Sally Pursells loves both men. She... more

  • Mama, Talk About Our New Baby

    by Toni Olson
    "Mama, Talk About Our New Baby" is the story of a young boy who, with the help of his mother, learns what life will be like after his sister is born. Imaginative and detailed illustrations guide parents and children alike through a variety of gentle and responsive parenting themes such as breastfeeding, co-sleeping, and baby wearing. "Mama, Talk About Our New Baby" provides children with a beautiful and unique introduction to the attached family and helps prepare young readers for life with a n... more

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