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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • The Retro Man

    by Amit Pandey
    “Taciturn, loner and honestly quite a bore...Neel lived with his clichéd views of life belonging to some bygone era when humility was a virtue, courage was unobtrusive, strength was courteous and movie heroes were well-dressed gentlemen.” The habitually reticent Neel is maneuvered into sharing the secrets of his queer yet happy existence with a friend who happens to be an antithesis of Neel’s idyllic views about life. Although the man can’t stand Neel’s idealistic, old-fashioned ways, he must... more
  • The Deja Vu Experiment: A Journey to the Outer Limits of the Mind

    by J. G. Renato
    What might John Galt have thought if he had left his followers in the valley of Colorado? Would he have continued to follow the idea that only the material mattered? Or, might he have undergone a philosophical revelation? In The Déjà Vu Experiment, J.G. Renato expounds upon this idea. The Déjà Vu Experiment is not a "story." It is, rather, a discussion of the little anomalies in life that may lead one to look at the world in a new way. These anomalies, these "gaps" were discovered and then exami... more
  • Copper and Stone

    by Bethany Snyder
    A snowy afternoon among friends. Parents-to-be, each with a different outlook on life. A bored high school student, looking for something better. Family secrets, finally and suddenly divulged. Copper and Stone is a collection of short stories that find truth and compassion in ordinary lives turned inside out - by accident, by fate, by design. These twelve tales of melancholy, trepidation, and woe share space with wry humor and keen observations of the human spirit. Hope is never far from the sur... more
  • Lord Esterleigh's Daughter

    by Kathy Fischer-Brown
    As a child, Anne Fairfield dreams of the father she never knew, the hero who died fighting the French and their Indian allies in a land across the sea. Her mother’s stories, and fantasies of her own devising, sustain and nurture her through a poor and lonely existence. Until one winter night, a strange man comes to call, and the life she has known comes crashing down like shattered glass. Forced to confront sordid truths, secrets and lies, the headstrong young woman begins to learn that, like... more
  • The Girl Who Lived with Rabbits

    by C C. Vaughan
    This is one of 6 You-Draw-It Books. Recommended by educators. The reader draws the pictures for the story. Book 1 of 2 You-Draw-It Books about Laura Lapin and her friend Rutherford Rabbit. Laura likes rabbits so much that she wants to live with them. She gets her chance one day while walking in the forest with her parents. Will she like living with rabbits. Is it more fun than living at home?
  • The Horse Knows the Way

    by C. C. Vaughan
    One of 6 You-Draw-It stories for readers to illustrate. Crasher the horse wants to help pull Santa's sleigh, but only reindeer are allowed. He tries to disguise himself as a reindeer, but he is still recognized as Crasher the horse. An opportunity seems to arise to pull Santa's sleigh, but only if the missing reindeer can't be found. Crasher knows where they are and that they are in danger. He must make a difficult decision. Recommended by educators, including for reluctant readers.
  • B Is For Bicycles

    by Scott and Jannine Fitzgerald
    Finally, a children’s book focused on the benefits of the cycling lifestyle: health, freedom, independence, self-reliance, self-confidence, and environmental stewardship. Everyone will fall in love with these two dogs, and their animal friends, as they fall in love with cycling, explore the alphabet, and learn what makes the bicycle so amazing. Illustrated children's hardcover.
  • From Me To You

    by Garry Berman

    This lighthearted coming-of-age story is placed against the backdrop of the Beatlemania era in the early and mid-1960s.

    It's the summer of 1963 when we first meet teenage pen pals Ricky Kramer (in New Jersey), and Maggie Carter (in Liverpool), who have been sharing their enthusiasm for the Beatles. Maggie has regaled Ricky with her stories of seeing the group often at the Cavern club, and has sent him the Beatles' early records, giving him a jump on the rest of America, before t... more

  • When Knight Falls

    by Kate Reigstad
    Desmond Delancey is a troubled actor who finally snaps one day and begins believing he really is a knight. He ventures forth in his misguided, bumbling way to right wrongs and restore chivalry. But trouble brews when his beloved "fair maiden" turns out to be a murderer...with plans of her own for the knight-errant. Tucked unobtrusively inside the book are dozens of hidden references to BBC's SHERLOCK, one of the inspirations behind WHEN KNIGHT FALLS.
  • Fast Forward

    by Kate Reigstad
    What if you skipped 26 years of your life? When the small plane she’s in crashes into the Mediterranean Sea, high school senior Natalie Raider disappears. Her friends and family assume she’s gone. Then she reappears, almost 30 years later...and she’s still somehow 17 years old. But the world has gone on without her, leaving her completely out of place and isolated. Gone is big hair that entraps low-flying bird species; gone are stirrup pants and The Smurfs; gone are Michael Jackson and int... more
  • Slater (Hengist - People of the Horse Book 4)

    by Jacky Gray
    Slater is the son of Mason, but he will never be a chip off the old block. Although his father is responsible for Aveburgh henge, Slater is more interested in learning about the ceremonies held amongst the stones. Torn from a solstice celebration into a real-life nightmare, Slater's talent for reading ley lines upsets dark forces. Ancient magic pulls him back in time to reveal his connection to primeval secrets. There, he is teased by formidable priestesses who teach him the power of earth... more
  • Reagan (Hengist - People of the Horse Book 3)

    by Jacky Gray
    Decode the mysteries of white horses, crop circles and ley-lines to save his people? No pressure, then. Reagan knows he’s nothing special; his mother reminds him often enough. Being shy and scruffy makes him inadequate in her eyes; winning the Garlanding and scoring 100% on his graduation tests are of little consequence. But his mathematical skills and ability to sense ley-lines are essential to the council for determining the cause of dangerous accidents in the village. Aided by his spirit ... more
  • Destiny's Dowry

    by Rosemary Gard
    A newborn baby is born in a Convent in Jugoslavia, taken to a village, where at 15 years old, she is sold to a Turk. She escapes with the aid of Gypsies and through quite an adventure finds her real family, but no one knows it but the reader. This is book one of the Destiny Trilogy.
  • Rory (Hengist - People of the Horse Book 2)

    by Jacky Gray
    Archer’s reward for being the most worthy student in his graduating class is to lose his home and all his friends. Sent from his tranquil, medieval life to aggressive, modern-day England, Archer’s mission is to report back about cars, computers and even chocolate. The other foster boys try to break his spirit by threatening him with his own bow – they have no idea they are dealing with a trained warrior. He teaches them honour, integrity and archery; they teach him how to get in trouble with... more
  • Archer (Hengist - People of the Horse Book 1)

    by Jacky Gray
    Mmm. Shoot an apple off his friend’s head or lose his food, horse and clothes? Some decisions require little thought. Archer is the sort of boy things happen to. Orphaned as a baby, his gifts make him different to other kids. He doesn't understand why he's so much stronger and faster than other boys; why a sword feels so right in his hand; or how every arrow he looses at a target will hit the centre, even if his eyes are closed. At the Beltane ritual, he must fight his friends to see who i... more
  • Dear James

    by Christine Hendershot
    Dear James tells the story of a woman whose life is defined by one major, heartbreaking event. After seventeen-year-old Janey gives her son, James, up for adoption, she tries to ease her grief by writing letters to her baby. Twenty-seven years later she has a box filled with letters and an empty life. Janey's relationships with her sisters, mother, and especially her father are center in her life. When her father suffers medical complications, Janey is forced to honestly examine her life.