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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • A Whole Lot

    by Bradley Wind

    Abel Velasco calculates many things. Things like the arc of falling sycamore leaves, the duration of a dog sneeze, or the number of times his aunt might hit him. He can’t help it – he’s a savant.

    It is 1982. Abel has left foster care to live with his newly found relatives. His typical teenage struggles are compounded by the complication of his savant talents. Searching for a challenge, Abel becomes obsessed with the mysterious architecture of an abandoned mansion and strangely numbered ... more

  • Nuns with Guns

    by Seth Kaufman
    “A smart, witty and engrossing satire! Kaufman is a wonderfully sharp-eyed observer of modern American lunacies.” —Zoë Heller, Notes on a Scandal Out-of-control producer Rick Salter wants to leave reality TV, get married and make movies. But it’s not easy. When a senseless murder touches his life, Rick enlists his pal Sister Rosemarie to make Nuns with Guns, a TV series about four sisters competing to collect the most firearms. Protests and death threats pile up as the nuns travel the country r... more
  • The Hip Hop Praise Circle: Thank You God (Volume 1)

    by Robert E.O. Crewe

    "Thank you God, Thank, Thank you God!" The Hip Hop Praise Circle is a book about 6 children who go through struggles that children today can relate to. The children tell their stories about the joy of having a family, tackling their fears, overcoming sickness, and more. Although the children are going through different problems, there is one thing that they all have in common... God! God is the answer to all of their problems and they welcome children everywhere to join them as they... more

  • Life in Harmony

    by BK Bergman
    When Michael and Kate's marriage unravels after a futile final round of in vitro fertilization, they decide on a quick getaway up the California coast. In the sleepy town of Harmony (population 18), the couple happens upon a small house for sale, where Kate imagines she hears the laughter of a child. Drawn to the house, the couple uproots their lives in LA and moves to Harmony, where they share their home with an apparition of an astute four-year-old girl. Trying to save your marriage while ... more
  • Final Descent

    by TD Arkenberg
    Everyone hates the airlines, and Intercontinental’s no exception. Economic headwinds, executive infighting, and a concession-weary workforce generate turbulence, feeding the media and Congress a diet of sensational service failures. Richard Weston, Chairman and CEO, will use any means to crush dissent. His goal? Keep the company airborne long enough to sell it. Leaks of his scheme could send the airline into a graveyard spiral. Charting a course of deception, Weston enlists the aid of diabolical... more
  • Jell-O and Jackie O

    by TD Arkenberg
    Greek Isles, Capri, the Riviera, Jackie Kennedy Onassis, Andy Warhol, Twiggy; people and places that conjure up the chic world of the jet set. To Tad Aldenburg, a child who discovers Jackie Kennedy on the cover of LIFE magazine, beautiful people provide escape from a world of canned soup, bickering parents, and Jell-O. Tad’s fascination with Jackie begins just as his mother announces the return of her younger sister. His aunt’s free spirit and globetrotting lifestyle open old wounds while secret... more
  • None Shall Sleep

    by TD Arkenberg
    Isabella Fabrini, a consultant living in London, yearns for more out of life. With a sputtering career and a string of unsatisfying romances, she decides to seek fulfillment in opera. Like the juiciest of librettos, high drama, plot twists, and deep passion fill Isabella's quest. A series of concerts in San Benedetto, the charming but faded Italian spa town of Isabella's birth, brings together a cast of intriguing characters. These include Luca Caruso, a hopeful lover with a secret past, and Tel... more
  • I Don't Need a Second Mother

    by Maria Psanis
    Sasha doesn’t like the fact that her mother has hired an overweight woman, Ms. Grace MaClean to be her babysitter. Yet, her sister Bella is thrilled. Can Sasha learn to accept, respect, and listen to someone upon whom she has passed judgment at first sight? Will Sasha come to realize that there is much more to Ms. MaClean than her great weight?
  • I Love My Sister But Sometimes I Don't

    by Maria Psanis
    Sasha, the tomboy who loves to play soccer with the boys, is always getting in trouble with her older sister, Bella. No matter what Sasha does it’s never good enough. She can’t gain her sister’s approval. She loves her sister, but sometimes she doesn’t. Bella is perfect and she knows everything. Sasha doesn’t know much, she just wants to have fun.
  • Divine Hotel

    by Nicole Loughan

    Time is running out for Philadelphia’s Divine Hotel.

    One woman is tasked with saving two children who went missing from the once majestic hotel but she soon learns that there is more to this rescue than she ever thought. To save them she’s going to have to re-set the clock for everybody at the hotel and the only way to do that is to go all the way back to 1964. Righting the wrongs of the past will be no easy feat, because there are people willing to fight to... more

  • Chaturanga

    by Andrew C. Katen
    Chaturanga centers around Patrick Eaton, a fourteen-year-old who has been raised on the legendary tales of his forefathers, each intrepid explorers in their own time. As an American boy in the twenty-first century, Patrick doubts whether he will have the opportunity to follow in their footsteps. The surprising opportunity to accompany his geologist father on a business trip to Azerbaijan leads to an adventure that encompasses a secret journal, codes, political intrigue, buried treasures, and fam... more
  • God, The Moon and My Friend Coco

    by Maria Psanis
    Sasha, who doesn’t like to cry has been crying and can’t find comfort. She talks to God, dances with the Moon, and Believes in Miracles. She’s perplexed and questions why children die. Why is her friend Coco fighting cancer? Does God hear her prayers? She wonders . . .
  • "Teeth"

    by John Henry Brebbia
    Teeth is a wicked, politically incorrect comedy-satire about stout, horse-faced Miriam Potts and her balding, obese, thirty-something son, Hans. In 1979, this pair of self-righteous bigots flee ethnically challenged Camden, New Jersey to tiny, time-warped, segregationist Gumball, Georgia in search of the kind of peace and contentment they are convinced only the Old South can offer two deserving, God fearing Episcopalians. Bent on establishing an orthodontic practice and basking in the gentile So... more
  • A, B, See The Beatles

    by Jill Davis
    Arguably the most influential band in history, the Beatles shaped an era and were the soundtrack of a generation. What better way to celebrate their influence than with a book that can be shared with the youngest generation of all? With whimsical illustrations commemorating special moments in the band's history, this book is a keepsake for children and their parents alike. Rhyming couplets bring the lyrics and band to life for even the littlest Beatles fans. Hidden references tucked into the il... more
  • Billy Buys a Backpack

    by Ivy Valentine Pate

    Book 2 in the These Kids of Mine series. Caring, compassionate Billy wants to help a friend get a backpack to stay organized at school, but how will he get the money? This book teaches social responsibility and kindness while showing that kids can earn money by WORKING! Illustrated by popular children's artist Chris Padovano.

  • Afraid of Love

    by Maria Psanis
    Yiannis, a pragmatic dreamer who grew up in an orphanage and wondered about his parentage, lives in Mytilini, Greece, a society to which he is unable to conform. He is disturbed not only by his past but troubled within himself. He is confused about the nature of truth, worries about aging, and is introspective. Nature plays a big role in his personality. Bad weather brings to him particular memories. His deep emotions and psychological behavior are being explored. When in private, he unfolds his... more