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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • Super Bouncytrousers

    by Robert Marshall
    Children's Book with 5 short stories. The lead character is a girl who can do extraordinary bounces, so high helicopters veer out of her way when she uses a trampoline. She and her friends have fun while subtly teaching others how to do so safely. Along the way she befriends a troll, learns about the moon and goes to a new school.
  • Unlucky Double: Part One

    by Darryl R. Breland
    Everyone has a double. Al Capone discovers that Johnny Cado, a local bootlegger in prohibition era New Orleans looks just like the infamous Lucky Luciano. The New York mobster drafts Cado to provide Lucky with an alibi while committing crimes and a stand-in when he becomes the target of an assassination attempt. Johnny Cado is the UnLucky Double until he takes advantage of an opportunity to flee with his wife and the mob’s money while on assignment in Italy. Life is temporary much better while l... more
  • Blaustein's Kiss: Stories by Judith Felsenfeld

    by Judith Felsenfeld
    In the elven bold and tender stories that comprise Blaustein's Kiss, Judith Felsenfeld illuminates the complexities of multigenerational family life. The impulse to connect is a major theme: a mother who has lost her rightful place in the family; parents ambitious for a child beyond reasonableness; a nursing home runaway and a the woman who shields him; the ongoing pull of the immigrant experience as a family faces challenges to their lifelong myths and assumptions. Throughout, narrative skill... more
  • A Misfit's Guide to Infiltrating a Cult

    by Tricia Donovan
    When the FBI pulls a rookie agent out of her training at Quantico for an undercover mission, she never expects it’s to infiltrate a cult. On the surface, the Goldenrod Institute of Learning is a spiritual center, charitable organization, and lifestyle of the rich and famous. But the FBI suspects it also has darker purposes, and to prove it they’ll need to get someone inside. The Kid will need all the skills of a delinquent childhood to get her past the front door, but knowing Goldenrod’s deepest... more
  • Sojourn - The Wildlands: A Rayn Mirago Novel

    by B.D. Messick
    Rayn Mirago's seventeenth birthday is tomorrow, but there will be no party, no gifts, and no celebration. Like every other child in this world where humanity is on the brink of extinction and resources are at a premium, she must make her Sojourn across the former United States to prove her worth. The human race has nearly been wiped out due to overpopulation, global warming, and our own ignorance and conceit. The coastal cities of the U.S. have been reclaimed by the ocean and the Midwest is now ... more
  • Fifteen

    by Carolyn Doyle
    Fifteen is set in the Bronx in 1967, in a time of conflicting emotions—light-hearted expressions of freedom, and angry displays of turbulence. The revolution of the 60’s is not only an exterior uprising in the world, but an upheaval at home in this traditional second-generation Italian-American household. The story is told in two viewpoints of a mother and her daughter. Maria is a young mother married to Luigi who is fifteen years older and set in his ways. Angelina, a typical teen of the turb... more
  • 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

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