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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • Snowy Lodin

    by Joan Dee Wilson

    Snowy Lodin stays all alone at the top of the world to find Father North. On his quest, this brave young snowy owl narrowly escapes harm, and nearly starves. When fear sets in, and adventure is lost, a very special bird conservationist comes to the rescue. With 28 full color illustrations, this book offers clues to support the vocabulary of early readers. 

  • Earthstains

    by Greg Shepard
    This book is based on the true story of two handsome and charismatic young men who came of age in the Roaring Twenties, capturing the imagination of a nation with a string of sensational bank robberies. Theirs was an era of seismic social and technological change—arguably the most significant period of cultural transformation in our nation’s history. Their generation gave birth to a small but conspicuous segment of the population: pleasure-seeking, self-indulgent profligates known as sheiks and ... more
  • The Confluence

    by Puja Guha

    "An endearing tale of love, loss, and healing..." - The US Review of Books

    The Kiterunner meets Monsoon Wedding during revolution in the Middle East.

    The story of an Indian woman adopting her son as she brings her estranged family back together in fictionalized Sudan and Calcutta.

    In 2045, Naina Ranjeeva writes a letter to recount the journey that led to the adoption of her son Nikhil. Decades earlier, she stumbles upon a lead on the ... more

  • Embracing the Elephant

    by Lori Hart Beninger
    Undeterred by the most dire warnings, in 1848 eleven-year-old Guinevere Walker embarks on a perilous journey to reunite with her widowed father. From her home in Boston she sails to Rio de Janeiro, around Cape Horn, to the rudimentary town of San Francisco -- ultimately arriving at the California mountain range called the Sierra Nevada, known for both its beauty and brutality. As Guine and her father struggle to forge a new relationship, they confront the most massive human migration the worl... more
  • I Dansé: Welcome to Burkina Faso

    by Gabriel R. Goguen
    A Canadian Information Technology consultant finds himself caught in bizarre love triangle in sub Saharan Africa. In a series of uncommon encounters, he must confront shamans, drag queens, and his own privilege.
  • The Seasons of Doubt: A Prairie Mother Alone

    by Nina Abrams
    Abandonment, starvation, and uncertainty face Mary Harrington in the frigid Nebraska winter of 1875. Three months before, her husband disappeared, abandoning Mary and her young son in their bleak prairie house. Desperate and cold, without money or food, they flee the homestead with a hope, somehow, to find help. Written in the the rich days of Willa Cather, The Seasons of Doubt portrays the courage of a mother, in severe and paralyzing times, left to survive and to raise her child alone.
  • Painted Trillium: A Novel of the Civil War

    by Robert Brandt
    Painted Trillium is an absorbing story of relationships, survival, and rebirth in the Civil War, told through the lives of a twenty-one-year old Tennessee woman and a young Union officer with a fiancée back in Ohio. The war snuffs out life as Carrie Blaylock knows it, taking her father, her brother, and the man she planned to marry. The war does something else. It pulls back the curtain of convention and lays bare Carrie’s deepest desire: a life beyond the confines of domesticity. She vows to m... more
  • You're A Thinking Thing!

    by Magic Mike
    It is what makes us special, among ourselves, and between others. Thinking is one of the greatest pleasures we as mankind share. You’re A Thinking Thing!, penned and illustrated by the marvelous Magic Mike, is a story full of whimsy and charm that takes us through the wonders and perils of being a thinking thing. Within a captivating 62 pages full of vibrant pictures and melodious rhymes, Magic Mike reminds us about how special we are to have the power of thought and encourages us to use our pow... more
  • 978-0-9907512-2-9

    by J.E. Rogers
    Fitzroy, a young kangaroo, loves living in the outback of Australia with his kangaroo family. This season the outback is greener than usual, and the beautiful plants growing against the red earth delight him. Then he notices the nasty pile of trash that sits alongside the railroad tracks. Every day it grows bigger and bigger, and gets smellier and smellier. Fitzroy is determined to find a way to clean up the mess and ensure that it never collects in his outback home again. It's a big job. He... more
  • The Gift of Sunderland: An Australian Fantasy Adventure

    by J.E. Rogers
    A rift has been created in the Ayers' lineage. Roland Ayers, Guardian of the Forest, knows that he must obey the voices of past Guardians and declare the next in line. When the announcement is made, two estranged brothers will be torn further apart, causing the Forest to rise from its long sleep. If you love animals stories, and fast-paced adventures in the tradition of Brian Jacques' Redwall series, you'll love The Gift of Sunderland.
  • The Upper End of in Between

    by Diann Shope
    Widowed, introspective, attractive and witty, Susannah Emory’s problem is that she can’t be content with an easy life. Living in Seattle at the upper end of middle age, she asks, “Now what?” She loves to dance, she rows crew, she’s a serious meditator - but there’s a blank space in her life she’d like to fill with a relationship. Filling that space will require dealing with modern dating and sexual mores, ageism, and her own insecurities. Maybe it will be Peter, a jack-of-all trades... more
  • Song at Dawn: 1150 in Provence (The Troubadours Quartet)

    by Jean Gill

    Book 1 of the award-winning Historical Fiction series The Troubadours Quartet 

    Historical Novel Society Editor’s Choice
    Winner of the Global Ebooks Award for Best Historical Fiction
    Finalist in the Wishing Shelf Awards and the Chaucer Awards

    'Believable, page-turning and memorable.' Lela Michael, S.P. Review
    Winner of the Global Ebook Award for Best Historical Fiction
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  • Mervyn vs. Dennis

    by Niels Saunders
    Deep in debt, Mervyn Kirby gets a job he doesn't want by pretending to be racist. His new boss Dennis Lane thinks he's found a kindred spirit. When Mervyn confesses he's not really racist, Dennis thinks it's just part of the act. Day by day, to Mervyn's horror, Dennis worms his way into Mervyn's private life. Despite his fears, Mervyn is torn: his new job pays well but he despises Dennis and everything he stands for. How far will Mervyn go to free himself? How far will Dennis go to become friend... more
  • Voyage of the White Bear

    by Bowen Nance Swersey
    The second book of the Flight of the Wren series, "Voyage of the White Bear" follows Hilja, a Shaman from Lapland to Greenland, where she must find and rescue her kin from Viking slavers. Olav Haraldsson makes his first voyages against the backdrop of the end of the Viking Age.
  • Come Along and Dream

    by Britt Sekulic
    Follow a little boy and his hedgehog sidekick as they venture into dreamland. During their nightly journeys, Max and Hedgie discover all sorts of dreams - some funny, some strange, and some a little scary. Together they learn that no matter what you dream, you will always remain safe and snug in your bed.
  • The Daily Rounds of a Hound Colors the Town

    by Britt Sekulic
    All the pages of "The Daily Rounds of a Hound" children's book series in a fun coloring book. The little ones in your life will spend hours "coloring the hound" as they follow Molly Malone from the animal shelter to a new home, where she surprises her family with nine puppies. "The Daily Rounds of a Hound Colors the Town is more than 100 pages of coloring fun!