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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • A Faithful Son

    by Michael Scott Garvin

    A Faithful Son is a dazzling debut and genre-defying novel. This captivating coming of age tale chronicles the life of Zach Nance, a young man struggling to find his place in an ever-shifting world and the zany cast of local characters who help him come to an understanding of himself and the secret he harbors. The small town of Durango, Colorado provides the rural backdrop for Garvin’s masterful novel. A hunky traveling carnie, an eccentric gaggle of pious church spinsters, a flirty dra... more

  • An Affair with Beauty: The Mystique of Howard Chandler Christy: The Magic of Youth

    by James Head
    Readers of historical fiction and nonfiction works alike will not want to miss out on book one of the new trilogy An Affair with Beauty - The Mystique of Howard Chandler Christy: The Magic of Youth. With the help of the late Christy’s wife, Nancy, a former Cosmopolitan model, author James Phillip Head shares intimate details of his illustrious artistic career and intriguing life. This captivating novel begins with exploring how Howard Chandler Christy achieved the American Dream and attained f... more
  • Sense of Touch: Love and Duty at Anne of Brittany's Court

    by Rozsa Gaston
    In July of 1497 Anne of Brittany, Queen of France, gives birth to a son. Within hours the child joins the five dead siblings who came before him. In the mournful weeks that follow, fifteen-year-old Nicole St. Sylvain meets Philippe de Bois, a young horse trainer breaking in one of the queen’s stallions. The attraction between the two is immediate, but duty and honor bring their romance to an abrupt halt. They work together to heal the horse’s infected hoof, then part ways. As the daughte... more
  • Greg's Second Adventure in Time

    by C.M. Huddleston
    Greg is back in his Second Adventure! All he did was go to another archaeological site, and he ends up in 1778, where he explores our nation's colonial period, encounters hostile Indians, meets famous Americans, and helps win the American Revolution.
  • The Grumbling Warehouse

    by Jo Ikenna Nnabugwu
    The Grumbling Warehouse is a short work of fiction about human relations in workplaces: the classifications, the rules, the benefits, the promotions and the diversities. It was set in the world of mice and cats. The story is about a fish warehouse in Middle England that attracted many mice from different warehouses in the continent, from Nubia and from other parts of the world. These mice spoke different continental languages but only a few spoke Kangles language. At a time, Kangles mice thought... more
  • Att raka en zebra/ Shaving a Zebra

    by Håkan Lindgren

    ”Shaving a Zebra” is a relationship thriller. The story is a mix from own experiences and pure fiction. Two couples are breaking up, a man and a woman in Paris, two guys in Gothenburg in Sweden. One question that lingers like a shadow over one couple is that about having a child. What do you do if one person really wants to be a parent, so desperately that it is impossible to think about anything else, and the partner just as obstinately refuses, for just as good a reason? And eve... more

  • Heavenly Father: The Saga of the Studebaker Family

    by H.L. Grey
    The Studebaker family of Houston, Texas, is settling down for dinner one evening when a young orphan named Wren Rubenstein arrives on their doorstep. Father Jonny realizes she is the daughter of his late sister, whom their abusive and religiously fanatic father disowned for an interreligious marriage. Although Jonny disowned his sister in order to protect himself and his family from his father's wrath, he agrees to take in Wren. This causes both chaos in the house and each of the Studebakers to ... more
  • Somethin' for Nothin'

    by M.T. Bass
    Anchorage, 1976 — Albert and Waxy flunk their Intro to Philosophy midterm and drunkenly decide to drop out of The Ohio State University and go to Alaska to "strike it rich" working on the Trans Alaska Pipeline. After Albert's father cuts off his credit card, they get bartending & dishwashing jobs at an Anchorage bar, where Albert becomes involved with the bar owner's girlfriend, CiCi, who is also the lead singer in the house band. Albert "acquires" a union card to get a pipeline job for himself... more
  • Eirwen's Dream: Inside Snow White's Sleeping Mind

    by Kristen Reed

    Three months after her father’s death, Princess Eirwen, affectionately nicknamed Snow White, is preparing to become the Queen of Talfryn. Unfortunately, as the princess rises in power and beauty and her love for Prince Roderick blossoms, envy drives her stepmother, Nerys, mad. The widow poisons her stepdaughter with an apple on the eve of her coronation, sending the princess into a dream like none she’s ever had before.

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  • High in the Sky

    by Kathleen Gauer

    A small, energetic child relieves restlessness by climbing onto a tire swing and flying off on many wild imaginative adventures. The child pretends to be in outer space, surfing a big wave, traveling through the jungle, and many other exciting settings. As readers try to guess what creative worlds the child might enter into next, they will also delight in how the tire swing is incorporated differently in each fantastic world created by the child. Finally, the child returns to earth, flops int... more

  • Henry the Blue Monkey: Being Different is Good

    by Linda Christen
    Henry discovers in one way or another we’re all different and that's what makes us special. Join this endearing blue monkey as he overcomes insecurity with love, acceptance, and a few superpowers.
  • Emoji Adventures Volume 1: The Horse Party

    by PT Evans
    Ever wonder what the life of an emoji is like? Well here is your chance to go behind the screen and find out. GET READY FOR EMOJI ADVENTURES! Follow Annie Emoji, her devilish brother, Kevin, and her BFF’s Dot and Billy as they maneuver their way through life in a land of emojis. In Book #1, Annie desperately wants to get invited to the popular kids’ party – but will she be one of the lucky ones to get an invitation? Fun Emoji Illustrations! Picture on Every Page! New Titles Soon! Great fo... more

    by Donna Ellen Conrad

    When a young girl discovers that the grumpy-growly mood that began in her family has spread across the globe like a bad cold, she vows to reverse it.  See how a single hug to Mama brings her sunny-yummy-sweet-as-honey good mood to every living thing in the universe --- and that includes frogs.

  • Things On A Tree

    by D.L. Finn

    What a way to spend Christmas Eve! Thirteen-year-old Aimee is sick and missing her dad, who died in a car accident last year. While the rest of her family are outside playing in the snow, she is alone by their Christmas tree. Aimee sighs as the tears begin to fall. She wishes she still believed in Santa Claus. Then she could ask him to change the last year. Yeah, right, she thought. She turns away from the tree, and falls asleep. Later that night, Aimee awakens to a strange noise.... more

  • The Virtuoso

    by Virginia Burges
    Ever since her emergence as a child prodigy Isabelle Bryant has only ever known one love – her violin. Then, aged 32, at the height of her career, the unthinkable happens. What do you do when everything depends on the dexterity of your fingers, only to lose them in a horrifying instant? Devastated and vulnerable in the aftermath of her accident, Isabelle struggles to find new meaning in her life. Her perilous path of self-discovery leads her to Vienna, the historic city home of her musical her... more

    by Maria Ashworth
    A young girl's world is turned upside-down when her mother decides to remarry. Along with the ring comes a few more, Step One, Step Two, Step Three and Four. The girl will do whatever it takes to keep them out of her life. She eventually realizes there are some benefits to her step-siblings. This lighthearted story will reassure children that in spite of change, the outcome is worth the transition. It delights in the possibilities of having a growing blended family. Nominated in 2012 as a fi... more