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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • The Magic of Maxwell and His Tail

    by Maureen Stolar Kanefield
    Maxwell is a young, intelligent mouse. He has a curiosity that draws him into every subject under the rainbow and an imagination that just won't quit. That is, until the day he discovers his tail is growing much too long. Soon he is the target of jeers and snickers from his classmates. Even his best friend, Mason, is unaccepting. "Maxwell, can't you keep track of your tail? I'm always tripping over it." It seems to Maxwell that his life is in ruins. But then he starts to see the magic his tail b... more
  • Yakimali's Gift

    by Linda Covella
    It’s 1775 in Mexico, New Spain, and 15-year-old Fernanda Marquina, of Spanish and Pima Indian ancestry, can’t seem to live up to her mother’s expectations or fit into the limited female roles of her culture. Fernanda grabs any opportunity to ride the horses she loves, racing across the desert, dreaming of adventure in faraway lands. But when a tragic accident presents her with the adventure she longed for, it’s at a greater price than she could ever have imagined. With her family, Fernanda joins... more
  • The Miracle Man

    by Todd Easterling

    When her fourteen-year-old daughter's life is threatened, the mother, Katie, takes matters into her own hands to try and protect her and inadvertently finds herself swept into an exotic, far from home breathtaking adventure.

  • I, Humpty

    by Eric C. Wilder
    I, Humpty is a collection of mock-tabloid satire marrying the reality of everyday life with popular elements from fairytales, folklore, and nursery rhymes. Rejoice with the Beast as Belle grants him permission to convert the den into a man-cave. Learn why the third little pig grows weary of his live-in brothers. Follow the courtroom drama of Rumpelstiltskin’s indictment in the Straw-To-Gold Scandal. I, Humpty covers all of these stories and more.
  • The Recovery Room

    by Ann Ormsby

    Clara Mahoney wants to be the perfect daughter. Growing up in a household overcome with her sister’s diagnoses of severe autism, Clara never wants to burden her mother with any of her problems. But will she be able to negotiate the adult world she has been thrown into when she finds out that she is pregnant by an older man she hardly knows? Hating him, fearing him, needing him, she must compel Michael to help her without sacrificing everything to him. Only 16-years-old, with no one else... more

  • The Lucky Boy

    by Caroline Gerardo
    Seth is abused by his parents who misunderstand his ADHD. They send him away to be raised by his Grandmother in 1968. When she suddenly dies he runs away, goes on a crime spree in search of a girl he loves. Dark literary fiction, trangressional
  • Rayne Shines

    by Bonnie Ferrante
    Rayne is bored with life, until a new family moves in next door. Why do they look so happy? Rayne wants to know their secret. Rayne Shines is a humorous and thought-provoking picture book for ages 5-7.
  • The First Noble Truth

    by Christine Murphy
    Machiko Yamamoto pulls out her hair, picks at her skin, and triple checks the locks to the house behind the school where she works. When a foreigner moves into a neighboring thatched roof cottage, she quickly falls in love with the quiet woman with the mangled hand. Krista Black does not mind the weekly visits from the local English teacher. The scarred woman seems harmless, but she always wants to talk about travel and language and why Krista has come to the remote, Japanese village. Kris... more
  • Small Fish Big Fish - A Coming of Age Novel

    by Jacob Carlisle

    Small Fish Big Fish—the stirring story of family, friendship, first love and teen culture in 1960’s Scotland.

    One for sorrow, two for joy,
    Three for a girl, four for a boy.
    Five for silver, six for gold,
    And seven for a secret that must never be told.


    Seventeen-year-old Stephen McBride thinks he has things figured out but his predictable world is about to come unhinged.
    When Stephen spots ten pounds on the floor of a g... more

  • Only the Good Die Young

    by Douglas Trueman

    Rebecca Lockhart moved to Vancouver to start a new life. What she found felt more like the end.

    Raised with Victorian values and classically trained as a pianist, seventeen-year-old Rebecca takes solace in the prose of Jane Austen and the music of Debussy. But when a virtuoso guitar player exposes her to the free spirit of rock and roll, Rebecca's outlook on the world begins to change. She dares to take risks her old self couldn't imagine.

    Hallway rumors of her new behavio... more

  • Visions of Light: A Christmas Story

    by KristenHausfeld Hawkins
    When young Alice and her kindly old neighbor, Mr. Fredricks (who always reminds Alice of Santa Claus), accidentally collide in the hall of their apartment building, his glasses fall off — and that’s when the magic begins! Alice puts on the glasses out of curiosity and is enchanted to see what Mr. Fredricks sees: the love and light in others. Join Alice and Mr. Fredricks on a magical journey down Main Street, and let Mr. Fredricks show how kindness towards others makes a difference in us al... more
  • The Season of Autumn (Seasons Book 1)

    by Brittany Baker
    Livingston Louisiana native Autumn Lovett has had her fair share of lifetime struggles. At just fourteen years old, she has experienced the unimaginable. Still trying to cope with the loss of her grandparents who died in hurricane Katrina, Autumn must keep it together for her mother and brother Raheem, after the wrongful conviction of her father that sent him to death row. Any ounce of normality in Autumn's life is shattered once Justin Harrison, the son of a prominent athlete moves nearby, caus... more
  • No Man's Land

    by Michael Califra
    It was a beautiful dream; as compelling and just as any in history – yet unattainable. Realizing it meant overcoming entrenched ideological and political divisions that had split a city and the world for half a century. Then it happened; overnight and without warning. And nothing would ever be as it was before. Set in the divided city of Berlin just before the revolutions of 1989, continuing through the unexpected fall of the Wall and German reunification, No Man’s Land chronicles events as exp... more
  • I WAS by K.A. Michaels

    by K.A. Michaels

    Anna Madgigine Jai Kingsley. Though there is precious little written about her in the history books, her true life story is one of great magnitude, interest and inspiration. Born in 1793 in West Africa, her inner strength and ability of unbound proportion combined with an acute sense of intuitiveness, carries her from her early life as an African Princess through the bitter turmoil of kidnapping, captivity and enslavement to become a free, black plantation and slave owner in East Florida. The... more

  • I Was: (A Paranormal Historical Work of Fiction Inspired by the True Life Story of Anna Madgigine Jai Kingsley And Her Life as

    by K.A. Michaels
    Anna Madgigine Jai Kingsley. Though there is precious little written about her in the history books, her true life story is one of great magnitude, interest and inspiration. Born in 1793 in West Africa, her inner strength and ability of unbound proportion combined with an acute sense of intuitiveness, carries her from her early life as an African Princess through the bitter turmoil of kidnapping, captivity and enslavement to become a free, black plantation and slave owner in East Florida. The... more
  • The God of My Art: A Novel

    by Sarah Lane

    What if the muse, aka the goddess of art, was male?

    The God of My Art paints a portrait of the artist as a young woman. Years after running away from home, gifted Helene must wrestle with her childhood if she wants to discover her true calling. She finds a muse in philosophical Matthew, who makes her past feel so far away.... but is it?

    Matthew dreams of escaping the mundane by becoming a humanitarian worker in a war zone, but for now he is fond of quoti... more

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