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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • The Journalist ISBN 1500807575

    by Jos Scharrer
    This is a biography-based story.of a woman who forged a successful journalism career in the misogynistic nineteenth century. This is also the story of an arch imperialist who supported a plot to claim an African country for the British Empire, as well as the tale of a humanitarian who organised care for 250,000 Belgian refugees in the dark days of WW1. She was the first woman to achieve a position of high journalistic authority and became the Colonial Editor for The Times in the early 1890s. Wr... more
  • The Grace of Crows

    by Tracy Shawn
    Set in the fictional California communities of Breakers Point and Dune Beach, Saylor fights her debilitating anxiety while trying to contend with her mother’s blind narcissism, growing concerns for her teenage children, and her husband’s need to pretend that everything is okay. After she reconnects with her childhood friend, Billy, homeless and alone since his teens, Saylor is able set out on a journey in which she gains insight into her strange fears, gathers the strength to overcome them, and ... more
  • Dangled Carat

    by Hilary Grossman
    For every girl who wondered if she should love him or dump him..... For every girl who listened to her heart instead of her friends advice.... For every girl who l wondered if she was wasting her time dating that guy.... meet Hilary.... She had gotten used to dating the commitment-phobic Marc, thirteen years her senior. They had a great relationship--why rush into things? She saw no need to pressure him for marriage, believing that when the time was right, he would propose. But a... more
  • The Uncommon Memories of Zeenat Qureishi

    by veena nagpal
    'The Uncommon Memories of Zeenat Qureishi' is about a twenty-year old girl who, traumatized by communal conflicts, spontaneously regresses into memories of past lives spanning centuries. Memories so powerful they start getting automatically broadcast on television, blocking out all other channels. Sucked into her reminiscences of power brokers manipulating love and revenge, murder and greed, an entire people finds itself at crossroads
  • Let's Take an Airplane: A Hazel and Tilly Adventure

    by Anne Lee
    Hazel and Tilly are taking an airplane to visit their grandparents. This picture book prepares children for a trip through the airport, onto an airplane, and off again. From getting out of the taxi to standing in line, boarding the plane to pulling everything out of the seat pocket, and finally hugs and kisses at their destination, Hazel, Tilly, and their parents find something exciting and fun about all of the ups and downs of airplane travel.
  • Omari And The People

    by Stephen Whitfield
    In a squalid ancient city on the edge of a desert (based in part on the African Sahara’s Empty Quarter) a weary, thrill-seeking thief named Omari sets his home afire to start anew and to cover his many crimes. When the entire city is unintentionally destroyed by the flames, the cornered thief tells the displaced people a lie about a better place which only he can lead them to, across the desert. With the help of an aged, mysterious woman who knows a better place actually does exist, they set out... more
  • Stories and Scripts: an Anthology

    by Zack Love
    Thought-provoking, dreamy, sad, and hilarious, this collection of works by Zack Love takes the reader on a diverse and unforgettable literary journey through a variety of topics, themes, and emotions. The anthology totals about 73,000 words and contains a novelette, four short stories, a theater play, and a screenplay. These seven spellbinding stories spanning several styles and genres include a dramatic romance, a satire of the mega-rich, a somber and soulful reflection on the problem of ev... more
  • The Syrian Virgin

    by Zack Love
    Anissa is traumatized by the most brutal conflict of the 21st Century: the Syrian Civil War. In 2012, Islamists in Homs terrorize a Syrian-Christian community and destroy everything that a young woman holds dear. Narrowly escaping death, Anissa restarts her devastated life as a college student in NY. She is bewildered and lost -- a virgin in every sense. But despite her inexperience with men and life in the United States, Anissa is quickly drawn to two powerful individuals: Michael Kassab, t... more
  • Too Quiet, Too Noisy

    by Bonnie Ferrante
    Lily's house is so noisy, she has to cover her ears. But, Nana's house is so quiet, she has trouble staying awake. What's a little girl to do? Little Lily teaches her family to find balance in their lives, making both homes happy and comfortable. A picture book for ages 4 to 8. Followed by discussion questions for parents and teachers.
  • Katambora Rising: The Second Safari Chronicle

    by Rory Johnston
    New literary fiction novel, Katambora Rising takes the reader into 1970s Africa and shines a light on animal poaching.

    Author, Rory Johnston traveled to some of Africa's most remote regions as a child on safari with his parents. He grew up in the safari business and led expeditions throughout the remote countryside, nurturing his passion for adventure.

    That passion is evident in his writing, as Johnston pens books like Katambora Rising, the second in a series of novels centered on pr... more

  • The Gift: Book 7

    by Jeff Resnick
    The Gift is a seven-book musical journey through Time and Space! Experience a Musician's life performing on stage, interacting with a tantalizing menagerie of musicians, gangsters, travelers, lovers, and spirits. You’ll be challenged to decide what is real and what is imagined, and to wonder whether it even matters. Above all else, The Gift is a tender love story about two musicians who are destined to be together, despite the separations they must endure. In this Age of Mysticism, The Gift stan... more
  • The Gift: Book 6

    by Jeff Resnick
    The Gift is a seven-book musical journey through Time and Space! Experience a Musician's life performing on stage, interacting with a tantalizing menagerie of musicians, gangsters, travelers, lovers, and spirits. You’ll be challenged to decide what is real and what is imagined, and to wonder whether it even matters. Above all else, The Gift is a tender love story about two musicians who are destined to be together, despite the separations they must endure. In this Age of Mysticism, The Gift stan... more
  • The Gift: Book 5

    by Jeff Resnick
    The Gift is a seven-book musical journey through Time and Space! Experience a Musician's life performing on stage, interacting with a tantalizing menagerie of musicians, gangsters, travelers, lovers, and spirits. You’ll be challenged to decide what is real and what is imagined, and to wonder whether it even matters. Above all else, The Gift is a tender love story about two musicians who are destined to be together, despite the separations they must endure. In this Age of Mysticism, The Gift stan... more
  • The Gift: Book 4

    by Jeff Resnick
    The Gift is a seven-book musical journey through Time and Space! Experience a Musician's life performing on stage, interacting with a tantalizing menagerie of musicians, gangsters, travelers, lovers, and spirits. You’ll be challenged to decide what is real and what is imagined, and to wonder whether it even matters. Above all else, The Gift is a tender love story about two musicians who are destined to be together, despite the separations they must endure. In this Age of Mysticism, The Gift stan... more
  • Rumpelstiltskin's Child

    by Bonnie Ferrante
    Second edition. What if Rumpelstiltskin had a bum rap? Sure, he tried to take the queen's baby, but a deal is a deal. Besides, he even gave her the opportunity to renege on their agreement. Plus, he never sought revenge, but allowed her to live happily ever after. Maybe there's a whole lot more to his story than people know. The elaborate illustrations are inspired by the illuminated manuscripts of medieval times. The reading level is third grade and up but younger children will enjoy hearing th... more
  • City of Illusions

    by Judith Works
    After seven years of a childless marriage Laura needs a change of scene. She finds a one-year assignment with the United Nations in Rome and talks her husband, Jake, into taking a year off from his job and head for the Eternal City. She expects the new location to reset their marriage into a more fulfilling relationship. But her marital problems, muted in cool Seattle, become magnified in the glare of the Roman sun. Her quest for happiness amid the food, wine and ruins in the ancient city of ech... more

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