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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • The Language of Equals

    by David Ackley
    Just as rice is unable to grow in the British Isles, Srinivasa Ramanujan struggled to survive in Cambridge; the mathematical genius may have eventually gained the recognition he desired but, removed from his Hindu religion, tradition, and culture, he suffered in his personal life. A devout Brahmin from rural Tamil Nadu, India, Ramanujan traveled to the cold, industrial, Christian modernity of England a few months prior to the outbreak of World War I. Once in Cambridge, Ramanujan was befriende... more
  • To Live Another Day

    by J.R. Rogers
    A powerful period flavor embellishes this intriguing novel replete with the shocking depravity rampant in the insular Portuguese enclave of Lourenço Marques, the neutral colonial capital of Portuguese Mozambique, during the early years of World War Two. It is June 1940 when, ahead of the Germans marching into Paris, Rudolf and Aleece Bamberger, a young German-French Jewish couple flee to Africa to wait out the war where they become embroiled in intrigue and espionage. Safe at last—or so it ... more
  • Noonday Flower

    by Carla C. Ohse
    A black girl born into an all-white village in 1930s Michigan—where old ideas and prejudices linger—discovers her true self. Named for her birth at noon on a sunny day in the early 1930s, Noonday Flower is destined to lead a remarkable life. As an African American girl raised in the all-white village of Walhalla, Michigan, Noonday finds the odds stacked against her from the beginning, just as they were for her mother. When teacher Maggie Dunn recognizes Noonday’s potential, she tries to enroll... more
  • Lucky

    by V. R. Street
    Winning the lottery should solve all her problems… That's what Kat Davidson thinks but unfortunately she still has to contend with Michael, her husband, who may be cheating on her. There's also the problem of Maria, an ambitious reality TV producer, who is shooting a show about how Kat's life has changed, now that she's won over $200 million. Winning the lottery flings Kat into a life of luxurious Manhattan mansions, extravagant sports cars and fabulous clothes. Kat was lucky to wi... more
  • Once Upon and Ever After

    by Caroline L Thornton
    Once Upon and Ever After is a different kind of fairytale. Told entirely from the prince’s point of view it charts the journey he takes from his early days of training to his final quest to rescue a princess. Unfortunately things don’t go to plan when he finds that the princess has already rescued herself and the next one he tries to save has done the same! At first the prince is confused and annoyed. But then he starts to look at things from their point of view and begins to understand ... more
  • Four Calling Burds

    by Vincent Meis
    The four Burd siblings head to Mexico to heal and regroup after the death of their mother. Midlife crises are revealed. At the age of forty-seven, M wonders if she is too old to transition to the man she has been hiding inside her. Augie has a perfect gay family with a loving husband and an adorable but troubled, bi-racial son. And yet, something is missing. The charismatic Lio has squandered his marriage and relationship with his daughter in favor of a hedonistic lifestyle. The youngest sibling... more
  • Mimi and the Brave Magic

    by Marta Dahlig

    One two three, one two three, make Brave Magic just for me!

    Mimi loves taking walks with Granny. That is until she meets someone and has to say hello... Then she just covers herself with her ears and POOF! She disappears! But Mimi’s trick doesn’t work today and EVERYONE in Tumilu Valley seems determined to greet her...

    Luckily, Nana knows just the right kind of magic!

  • Tutu and the Worst Day Ever

    by Marta Dahlig

    A deliciously illustrated playful story about dealing with anger and surviving the days that seem to go wrong from the very beginning!

    It’s a TERRIBLE morning for Tutu.

    Mom wakes him too early. Then he spills porridge all over his favorite shirt. Now he’s sitting at the playground angry, hungry and all alone... Tutu just knows this day will be awful, icky and terrible. Simply the WORST DAY EVER…

    But what if he’s wrong? Can a few sticks, two old butto... more

  • Mr. Moonbeam and the Halloween Crystal

    by Ryan Cowan
    Elliott attends his third-grade class like any other boy, except that Elliott isn’t like any other boy. Endowed with magical powers, Elliott belongs to a secret world called Moonstone – and trouble is brewing. When the evil witch Noir steals The Halloween Crystal, it’s up to Elliott and his third-grade teacher, Mr. Moonbeam, to stop Noir from invading the non-magical world on Halloween night. But can Elliott learn to master his powers in time?
  • Check Mate Bitch! Game Over The Sequel

    by Honey Thomas
    I Love you, we are a family, and I respect you until death do us part. Sheila and Russell Price found out the hard way that you need more than love to make a marriage survive. Pride, lust, anger and greed has a way of creeping into a good thing and tearing it apart one situation at a time. They are racing against time; a game of survival and the pressure is on. Check Mate Game Over!
  • Check Mate Bitch!

    by Honey Thomas
    Sheila and Russell “Big Russ” Price were the perfect loving couple throughout high school and college. Marriage at a young age caused them to grow up fast and place certain priorities into perspective. They became family oriented, entrepreneurs, and pillars of the community. Until four of the seven deadly sins took over causing life as they knew it to shatter. Will their love hold them together or will pride, lust, anger and greed take over? No one is safe to maneuver in this deadly game of l... more
  • Man Shark

    by Gerald R. Knight
    There is a single story amid the extensive oral literature of the Marshall Islanders that uncharacteristically has no ending. Tarmalu leaves her baby in the care of others while she leads her fleet of proa from the shelter of the Wotho Atoll lagoon out into the open ocean to save their craft from the certain destruction of an oncoming typhoon. She is never heard from again. Her son, Lainjen, grows up in an epic search for her and creates a renowned navigational chant to record the seamarks along... more
  • Low Hanging Branches

    by Cee McAdams
    This is a collection of short stories which tend more toward the real that the unimaginable. These stories are meant to entertain as well as stimulate the imagination, but some may give you the feeling that you have been there before or something similar happened to you or you may have known someone just like that. As you read each story, you may want to stifle a giggle or you may want to laugh out loud, but hopefully one or more of the stories will speak to you and you will know the very moment... more
  • Confessions from the Pumpkin Patch

    by Karlyle Tomms
    A promiscuous, head-strong girl of the 1960's from a small town in Pennsylvania has a terrible relationship with her controlling mother, and thinks she knows about life until she goes to college and falls in love with an ugly hippie who shows her a side of life she never imagined. Their connection forces her to face issues related to politics, race, wealth, drugs, alcohol and family. She also has to face the fact that there was more to her own family than she had ever expected.
  • What are monsters afraid of?

    by CARMEN PARETS LUQUE

    Have you ever wondered what monsters might be afraid of?Ghosts, witches, vampires, mummies, skeletons and many more monsters reveal their best-kept secrets on the pages of this tale. Read their story to find out about their monstrously funny fears and discover that deep down, these monsters, rather than being scary, will actually make us laugh out loud and will pull at our heartstrings.

  • My side of the scarf: A children's book about friendship

    by CARMEN PARETS LUQUE

    "My side of the scarf" is a children's book about the meaning of true friendship, to teach the youngest children their value with the story of the scarf that united Oliver and Violet. The two friends spend good times together and bad, which put their scarf to the test. Sometimes it seems that it breaks or disappears. Other times, it drowns them, and more often, they feel the warmth and love it transmits.

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