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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • The Bumpy, Lumpy Horseshoe Crab

    by Janice S. C. Petrie

    The Bumpy, Lumpy Horseshoe Crab is a horseshoe crab adventure with a happy ending. This picture book has a whimsical, rhyming style, and portrays horseshoe crabs exhibiting behaviors that they commonly use in real life. It's the perfect choice for a family read-aloud for children 4-10 years old. It also is a great tool for teachers who are studying marine life, tidepools, or coastal sea animals. The fun, colorful, simply drawn illustrations are expressive, and brin... more

  • un libro per sognare

    by Teresa Averta

    In un “Un libro per sognare”, guida utile e significativa per affrontare il tema dell’educazione all’affettività nelle scuole e nella famiglia, l’autrice Teresa Averta presenta un percorso di sperimentazioni svolte "sul campo"  e fornisce a genitori, insegnanti ed  educatori una miniera di consigli utili non solo a livello didattico-educativo ma anche pratico con  istruzioni chiare ... more

  • Captain Mullet and the Compass Rose

    by Joel Ratner
    Henry Morgan Selmer was quite content in his bridgehouse, listening to old standards on his Zenith, pecking out his great American novel at a broken typewriter, and trying to ignore the world around him. But along comes Eddie Eye as his new apprentice and Henry’s world is capsized. In spite of their mutual disdain, ol' Captain Henry and Eddie have a number of misadventures with some well-seasoned diner waitresses, an obese lighthouse wickie, a homeless basket weaver, a pair of drunken bricklayer... more
  • The Last Hanging in Scots Bend

    by Jack Hammond Jr
    Peace. In the aftermath of the Civil War, everyone said they wanted peace, but in Scots Bend, a century old conflict between two families reignites and intensifies to a brutal climax just before the turn of the century. • Stash Harris avenges the deaths of his mother and father by the brutal murder of two men. His sentence is death by hanging. • Leland Cason, Stash Harris' uncle and the sheriff, fights to maintain order and protect his family. He is responsible for hanging his nephew. • The matr... more
  • Before Life Happened

    by Isabel Curtis
    When sixteen year old Hayden Wilson recovers from the hospital, her world is upside-down. Her parents are dead, and her three older brothers are all she's got left. But times are difficult, and staying strong is even harder. Wrong friendships and wrong choices will lead her to a path of self-destruction, a one way ticket to downfall. But at some point, Hayden has to learn how to deal with life. Putting the pieces back together and growing up. Because it's ok to want to go back to befor... more

    by Donna Roberts

    FRAYED is a fictional story that focuses on the dynamics of a group of strangers – six women who comprise a tennis team. Tennis is the glue that binds these characters but not the focal point. FRAYED explores the concept of perception vs. reality - conjecture vs. fact. The story is a blend of romance, humor, mystery and intrigue that reveals, with twists and turns, how these strangers are interconnected in unexpected ways.

  • Best Friends

    by Jeanne Conway
    A story for children of a life-long and courageous friendship between a white plantation owner and his slave in Missouri in the days before the Civil War.
  • Karma's Kiss

    by Snook
    With looks, money and success, Suga seems to have it all. Suga suffers from anxiety attacks after discovering her mother's dead body as a teenager. With her father in prison, she is raised by her uncle. She let down her guard and marries, Marlon, the provider of her lavish lifestyle who loves her more than she deserves. They both keep secrets from each other that unearths heart shattering pain and changes the dynamics of their marriage. While coping with her husband's painful secret, she allows ... more
  • The Lying, Lying Lion

    by Kerry Morris
    A lazy, lying lion joins Hoss on his safari after being banished for bad behavior. As they explore the Serengeti, Hoss helps the lion discover more than the marvelous plants and animals: the value of hard work and honesty.
  • Are We There, Yeti?

    by Kerry Morris
    Tibetan Mastiff Hoss encounters a lost yeti in his village and embarks on an adventure to return the baby to the top of Mount Everest. Join Hoss and the yeti while they meet exotic animals, overcome obstacles, and explore the Himalayan landscape!
  • Caterpillarland

    by Roxanne Beck
    Monique, a beautiful monarch butterfly who loves nectar more than ANYthing, narrowly escapes two human butterfly catchers while migrating to Mexico with her flock. She hides in a crack in the ground, but moments later finds herself falling into an enormous cave that is home to caterpillars of all ages—caterpillars who don’t turn into butterflies because they’ve been brainwashed to think that they’re worms! Desperate to find her way out, she teams up with a rebellious “changing” caterpillar named... more
  • In Search of Words

    by Raymond F L Wong
    Kirkus Book Reviews ISBN: 978-9810908645 A young boy struggles to find healing in the wake of multiple traumas in Wong’s sweet, personable debut novel. Thirteen-year-old Cedric is a budding piano prodigy and athlete who experiences unthinkable tragedy … He struggles with post-traumatic stress disorder and can neither process nor speak of his feelings of grief and anger; in fact, he can’t speak at all. In the wake of his mental turmoil, he must also deal with physical upheaval when he’s... more
  • Rio de los Pajaros Pintados

    by Tessa Bridal
  • My Super-Special, Kinda-Human Dog Named Louie

    by Jeanne Andersen
    Get ready for the dog that thinks he's a boy. Or is he a boy that just has too much hair? Whatever way you see him, he is a pretty incredible being. He's My Super-Special, Kinda-Human Dog Named Louie.**Louie does amazing things. He likes to travel, sing, play the piano, and talk on the telephone. He's always on an adventure, whether at home or on the road. There is not a lazy bone in his furry body. Come along with Louie and read about his good times. He is full of surprises, like winning his bl... more
  • Sanders' Starfish

    by Tara C. Allred
    Dr. John Sanders is about to begin his career as a clinical psychologist. Full of optimism, he believes he can make a difference and is eager to provide hope to a group the world has deemed hopeless. Yet in John's quest to offer those in his care a second chance, he embarks on his own journey of self-discovery. In his search, clear answers become scrambled confusion and the unimaginable truth is trapped in a complex web.
  • Unauthored Letters

    by Tara C. Allred
    "Allred shows excellent insight into the psychological interactions of her characters in this gripping mystery of greed and redemption." - ForeWord Clarion Reviews Dr. John Sanders has given Rebecca Brownell a new chance at life. After an isolated childhood, an abused adolescence, and an institutionalized existence, Rebecca is finally free to conquer her demons and build a promising life. However, just as it appears Rebecca has achieved her dreams, eerily personal letters begin arriving in... more