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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • Africa Meets India

    by Anita Sax
    When Africa and India meet for the first time, something different about their appearance puzzles the two elephants. A wise giraffe they soon encounter just might know the reason why.
  • The Magical Balloons

    by Anita Sax
    One fine day at the park, a little boy meets an old man with magical white balloons. Are they really magical? the boy asks. The colorful answer will surprise you! In a fun and imaginative style, The Magical Balloons takes the reader on an unforgettable journey through the rainbow, and teaches children to appreciate the magic to be found when sun and rain meet.
  • The Little Unicorn

    by Sheri Fink
    The Little Unicorn lives in an enchanted forest powered by the magic of her inner sparkle. When she begins to doubt herself, the magic within her and her surroundings begins to disappear. She sets off on a journey to save the forest by rediscovering her sparkle, only to find it in the place she least expects. This heartwarming story helps kids realize that we all have an inner sparkle, and we all can create magic when we believe in ourselves.
  • Doggy Claus/Perro Noel

    by Derek Taylor Kent
    A classic Christmas story about Santa Claus's adopted puppy named Jingle, who is not happy to learn that Santa only delivers presents to boys and girls, but not dogs, on Christmas. So, he takes off on Santa's sleigh in hopes of delivering a present to every dog, only to learn there's something that dogs want on Christmas even more than presents.
  • Chain Links: We're Better Together

    by John W. Nassivera
    Eleven-year-old Tom has been dreaming of taking first place in the bike contest on Sandy Hill Day for months. Winning the grand prize would be the answer to his problem. With the help of his friends and several unexpected allies, Tom’s bike is ready to go. But when Tom’s friends make a split-second decision that could nullify their qualifications for entering the contest, his dream begins to grow into a nightmare. His mother’s voice pops into his head, “It’s not what you have that makes you r... more
  • Daily Ditties: Fictional Snippets for the Avid Reader with Very Little Time

    by Ruth Newell
    Daily Ditties is a collection of flash fiction, super small short stories meant to serve as quick reads for enthusiasts on the go.
  • Tales of Half Truths: A Collection of Short Stories

    by Ruth Newell
    Tales of Half Truths is a collection of fifteen short stories spanning the gamut of human emotions and literary styles, spinning the reader through the centuries. From historic fiction to science fiction, this collection of short stories brings an eclectic cast of memorable characters to life--pirates and warrior queens, snipers and sultans, defrocked priests and grandmother nuns, sages and surfers. Covering topics of lost love, betrayed trust, renewed faith, slavery, postpartum depression and p... more
  • Proud City: The Unaware Revolution

    by Amo Sulaiman
    The book deals with human relationships. A police officer, Charles, is shot by accident in a robbery by a youth, becoming sterile as a result. Since he cannot have children, he leaves the police force to open a pizzeria, a place for young people to meet and discuss outside their parents’ rigid range of control. One of these young people, Chuck, is suffering from the breakup of his parents’ marriage. He suspects his mother of having an affair because she says she has to work every night as a nur... more
  • Sandrine's Gift

    by J.B. Pettry

    Previously Published as The Witch's Portal

    Moving and magical. Overwhelmed by grief, five strangers accept a miraculous offer to see their lost loved ones again.

    Lily Rose lost her mother—and with her, she lost her spark, her desires, her ambition. It’s only through the family legends of the mysterious woman Sandrine, and the tales of her secret Portal into a perfect life, that Lily has finally found a glimmer of hope.

    When an a... more

  • The Gift of the Seer

    by K.B. Laugheed
    The Gift of the Seer is the conclusion to the adventure begun in The Spirit Keeper (Plume 2013) when seventeen-year-old Katie O'Toole was rescued from a 1747 frontier massacre in Pennsylvania only to find herself chosen as the "Spirit Keeper" of a dying Indian Seer. She hesitated to accept this mysterious obligation until she fell in love with the Seer's bodyguard, an Indian man she called Hector. In The Gift of the Seer, Katie and Hector finally arrive at Hector's village, where Katie must ... more
  • The Bling Bling Bird


    "The Bling Bling Bird" is a children's rhyming picture book that tells the story of a little bird who desires to be uniquely decorated, differently from the other birds. She finds a shiny necklace and proceeds to adorn her entire body with the jewels until she's "blinged" out from her beak to her feet. She eventually learns a valuable lesson about going overboard with the bling and realizes that just a little will do just fine.

  • The Adventures of Kameron

    by Sabrina Nixon
    Kameron is very special because he is Autistic. While Kameron's autism makes him different sometimes, he is also just like you. Kameron runs, plays, and even has a dog! He gets excited sometimes, and loves playing with his dog after school. Would you like to be Kameron's friend? We do!
  • Buffalo - A Love Story

    by Richard W. Doornink
  • 1967 - A Coming of Age Story

    by Richard W. Doornink

    A strongly written, moving account of a young boy taking his first steps to independence and true sense of self. Set in a small prairie town over a one year period, “1967” provides a wonderful portrait of a time and place long gone.

    Seen from the young boy’s perspective, devoid of reflection, the reader is pulled along within the frame of his experience – his point of view, his language, and his understanding. It becomes clear that the boy’s &l... more

  • The Mystical Ferryboat and Other Stories

    by Stuart Perrin
    The Mystical Ferryboat Peter S. has been convicted of murder and is on death row. He befriends a volunteer spiritual teacher and gives him a manuscript that he wrote called “The Mystical Ferryboat”, a fantasy trip on a ferryboat that circles Manhattan Island. Within the Ferryboat are seven chambers that only a select few can enter, and each of these chambers is a manifestation of one of the prime energy centers in a human being. Rudi The narrative moves from the past to the present and ... more
  • Fool's Errand (The Beat Street Series Book Book 2)

    by Jenna Zark
    When her best friend Sophie goes missing, 12-year-old Ruby Tabeata has a choice: wait for her friend to come home or defy her parents and find Sophie. Set during the 1950s Blacklist era when writers like Sophie’s mom were being jailed or fired, Fool’s Errand sends Ruby out of her city and her comfort zone. With nothing to rely on but her grit and determination, Ruby has to outsmart the men chasing Sophie and her mom—discovering that whether or not you succeed, trying to save a friend is... more