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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • Eighth Grade Ends: The World Probably Doesn't

    by Brian Jaeger
    This story is so much more than hormones exploding, however. It forces readers to ask questions they've been avoiding after ten or twenty years of marriage, like, "What if it had been someone else?" Or, "Why aren't we friends anymore when we had so much fun then?" Or, "What would I have done had I seen a teenager dragging an ATM machine down the road if he was the totally coolest teenager while I was a goofy middle-schooler?" Young readers will enjoy the story because it's them (only without ... more
  • Philadelphia Store: The Musical

    by Brian Jaeger
    Brian Jaeger is not a director or actor or musician, but he wrote one of the best musical plays you will ever read. Why? He's a writer who can find the funny. He's a former department store employee who knows the subject matter. He's even horribly bad at picking up ladies, which means he's good at writing about it. Or bad. Whatever, it's realistic, yet fantastic. You'll hear the rhythms of the yet-to-be recorded songs. You'll hear the voices of the yet-to-be acted out characters. You'll join the... more
  • Numbers Cool Book

    by Brian Jaeger
    This book was conceived, written, and illustrated by James Brian Jaeger when he was five years old because of his love for numbers. Each number has a short description of what that number is doing, along with an illustration depicting the action. If you have a child who is interested in numbers, writing, drawing, or just being creative, this book can serve as inspiration. The imagination of a child is quite powerful, and the Numbers Cool Book proves that young minds can do more than be babysat b... more
  • My Father Is in Prison

    by Patrick Baker
    Louis is a fourth grader who is moving into his grandmother’s house and is starting his first day at a new school. Louis’ father is absent from his life because he is in prison. Louis’ denial and disappointment in his father’s absence is displayed by his series of imaginative lies about his father’s whereabouts. Louis quickly learns he can only keep the lies going for so long and is forced to face the truth.
  • Delbert's Weir

    by Carmen Peone
    Delbert’s Weir Home > Books > Delbert's Weir Delbert’s Weir Author: Carmen Peone Series: Gardner Sibling Trilogy, Book 1 Genres: Young Adult, Fiction Publication Year: 2015 ISBN: 9781519414953 Buy from Amazon Overview In a time when the west was still untamed, sixteen-year-old Delbert Gardner leads two friends into the backcountry for a three day adventure. Little did they know three days of hunting and fishing would turn into eight days of near starvation, injury and illness. When hop... more
  • "Cassie's Marvelous Music Lessons"

    by Sheri Poe-Pape
    In this delightful story, Cassie is welcomed to a new home filled with music, but when Mrs. Applebaum doesn’t seem to understand what Cassie is saying, or how talented she is, the happy little dog becomes an unhappy little dog. Fortunately, with a good ear and a kind heart, Mrs. Applebaum finds the perfect solution to Cassie’s problem, proving once again that music is the universal language.
  • Mount Silenus: A Vertical Odyssey of Extraordinary Peril

    by Petronius Jablonski

    When novice climbers Trevor and Gaspar attempt Mount Silenus they discover that inspiration from a famous book makes a poor substitute for experience. Accuracy is important on mountains, especially one darkened by legends of a prehistoric sloth — the Abominable Unau — and the indigenous people who make sacrifices to it. As the text bears less and less resemblance to the terrain, squabbles over its interpretation become a battle of faith vs. reason. Those are best fought on flat su... more

  • Urban Mermaid

    by Howard Parsons
    A loveless mermaid is on the verge of suicide when she throws caution to wind and plays a prank on an unsuspecting human. She thinks she will never see him again but on the following day, she reports to her new job on land only to discover the human is sitting in the cubicle next to hers. Against her better judgement, she decides to trust the human and subsequently falls in love with him. The only problem is how they reconcile his life on land with her life by the sea.
  • Womb Town

    by Vlad Bunea
  • The Diary of Stephanie Dane

    by Casey Bell
    Picture In High Schools across the country, students' dropout rates soar as high as 50 percent. Literacy levels are at an all-time low. After decades of false promises by the school system, parents are still demanding educational equality, blaming the school system for their child not excelling academically and not realizing what students face while trying to obtain a good & thorough education. The Diary of Stephanie Dane examines the impact students' deal with in school and challenges parents... more
  • CrazyFun

    by Casey Bell
    Are you a director, producer, or an artist looking for something different? Well, look no more because CrazyFun© has found you. CrazyFun© is a live sketch comedy without the many limits most theatre productions come with. Starting with the production side of CrazyFun© this show will make it easy for all involved. The sets, costumes, props, and all ideas can be very elaborate, or simple, which means you never have to worry about your budget. You can spend from $20-$2,000 on this production. It is... more
  • Essays from Dysfunctional Families: Dysfunctional Betrayal: Black and White Version

    by Casey Bell
    The first section of this book (Essays from Dysfunctional Families) is a book compiled of ten essays from ten different American citizens who tell their dysfunctional family story. This book (Essays...) is written by fictional author Dean K Brent. The second part of the book (Literary Betrayal) is the story (or backlash) of the writer. We find out in Literary Betrayal that Dean K Brent used the true stories of his family and friends in the making of his book, Essays from Dysfunctional Families... more
  • Steak at Stake: A Food Allergy Story

    by Desirée DeNourie
    Come see what happens to Cole on the hungriest day of his life! Cole loves eating at restaurants, especially when steak is on the menu. The problem is Cole has many food allergies and sometimes people struggle with tolerance.
  • Flaherty's Crossing

    by Kaylin McFarren
    Successful yet emotionally stifled artist Kate Flaherty stands at the deathbed of her estranged father, conflicted by his morphine-induced confession of his part in her mother's death. While racing home, Kate's car mishap leads her to a soul-searching discussion with a lone diner employee, prompting Kate to confront the true reasons her marriage hangs in the balance. When her night takes an expected turn, however, she flees for her life, a life desperate for faith that can only be found through ... more
  • A New Baby For Christmas (Layla Down Under)

    by Bron Whitley
    Christmas time in Australia is hot, and Layla is on summer vacation! It’s Christmas Down Under style! This summer is going to be an exciting one because Layla’s family are expecting a new baby for Christmas, AND Mema is coming to visit from America for the first time. Layla is not sure she is ready for a new baby. What if everyone likes the baby more than they like her? What if it cries all the time? Perhaps it will want her bedroom! Join Layla as she learns to welcome her new sister to ... more
  • Just Like My Daddy Taught Me

    by Nadia Monroe

    Dads set an example for their children in everything they do. It turns out that some of the littlest lessons from Dad can carry the biggest meaning for their kids.