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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • Tyler's TALL Tales: Chasing The Moon

    by Ashley Richer

    Tyler's TALL Tales 'CHASING The MOON' is the first children's book of the series Tyler's TALL Tales. Original story written by author Ashley Richer and illustrated by Ryan Maguire. The story is about a boy and pet bassett hound who go on a nighttime adventure to catch the moon.

    To learn more visit: *Each book includes 3 activities and the Chasing The Moon Adventure Map of the Narragansett Bay.

    The author, Ashley Richer, has been... more

  • How to Grow an Addict

    by J.A. Wright
    Randall Grange has been tricked into admitting herself into a treatment center and she doesn’t know why. She’s not a party hound like the others in her therapy group—but then again, she knows she can’t live without pills or booze. Raised by an abusive father, a detached mother, and a loving aunt and uncle, Randall both loves and hates her life. She’s awkward and a misfit. Her parents introduced her to alcohol and tranquilizers at a young age, ensuring that her teenage years would be full of bad ... more
  • Down the Road, The Conquerors Lifestyle

    by Biological Bob
    Planet Earth has been ravaged by conquerors since the last ice age. A Native American finds answers to the origin of the problem that has plagued humans for thousands of years. The path to recovery is found.
  • Minnie's Potatoes

    by Laurice LaZebnik
    Minnie's Potatoes is a true story of a urban, cultured woman from late eighteenth century Prussia who has two lovers who happen to be brothers. Pregnant with one brother's child, she travels steerage with her three sons to join her husband. He works in the crude, untamed wilderness of Michigan's early lumbering era so he can own land he can leave to his sons. Minnie survives his wrath, the forest fires, and the life-threatening accidents that plague lumberjacks and their families working on a ri... more
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    by Kurt Wohlers
  • The Colour of the Times: Margaret Shippen Arnold and the American Revolution--A Novel of Treason

    by Forrest Bachner
    Against America's Revolutionary War divide of those for and against independence and those caught in between, The Colour of the Times is the story of Peggy Shippen: scared and angered by a rebellion that has estranged family and friends and bred a new, radical government in Pennsylvania; her meeting and marriage to the brilliant but embattled Benedict Arnold; and their stunning path to West Point. It is also the story of the capital, Philadelphia, as Tories and patriots struggle under both Briti... more
  • Terror on Wall Street, a Financial Metafiction Novel

    by kenneth eade
    100% chance of failure, with hope in the forecast The year is 2020, and the world is on the brink of economic collapse. Can a group of "whiz kids" led by an absent-minded professor and a 24 year old girl save us? A "shock and awe" metafiction thriller The crash of the stock market has created a rippling effect of disastrous proportions. Banks have failed, and people are rioting in the streets of the cities, which are on fire. Rolling blackouts have given way to entire system failures. U... more
  • Katy Rose Likes to Say No

    by Delin Colon
    Katy Rose Likes to Say No is about a child, like most, who is just learning to assert her independence and discovering her power over others, simply by saying “no.” She finds, however, that defying her parents and being rude to her friend only make herself feel bad. Katy Rose eventually discovers that cooperation and kindness make others happy and that they, in turn, are more nurturing toward her. This book is for every parent who, while realizing the importance of this developmental stage, suff... more
  • The Improbable Rise of Paco Jones

    by Dominic Carrillo

    The hero is Paco Jones, a quirky Mexican kid with few friends. He’s recently transferred from his old junior high to a private school, and because he’s the poor, new arrival, he soon finds himself an outcast. It doesn’t help that he sports “a big nose, an unflattering birthmark, pigeon-toed feet and hairy arms,” all of them fodder for teasing. He’s jeered at during lunch, called Paco Taco, and ridiculed for being different. So what hope is there f... more

  • Gertrude and Toby's Friday Adventure

    by Shari Tharp
    Gertrude the goat and her best friend Toby the tortoise are adventurers. No sitting around on the boring farm for them! They love to explore, and every Friday they sneak off the farm for some extra fun. One Friday, Gertrude and Toby decide to visit the local candy store in town. They discover yummy goodies and treats, but soon find that the treats are not free!? Uh oh! The market owner grabs Toby. He demands money for the candy that Gertrude and Toby have taken by mistake. Gertrude must find a w... more
  • Lois and the Red Balloon

    by troy brown
    Lois is a bright and inquisitive little girl. Smart and sensible Lois was quietly her dad’s favorite. She had a simple life with few pleasures but was surrounded with love in her small neighborhood. What Lois does not know is that life is full of unpleasant surprises just around the corner.
  • Béla's Letters

    by Jeff Ingber
    “Béla’s Letters” is a historical fiction novel spanning eight decades. It revolves around the remarkable life story of Béla Ingber, who was born before the onset of WWI in Munkács, a small city nestled in the Carpathian Mountains. The book tells of the struggles of Béla and his extended family to comprehend and prepare for the Holocaust, the implausible circumstances that the survivors endure before reuniting in the New World, and the crushing impact on them of their wartime experiences together... more
  • Destination Adventure

    by karen jonice bricker
    When young Kit's spontaneous father takes the family on vacation, they never know where they might end up or what might happen. Discover the challenge Kit and her two brothers face on the rocky coast of Maine and how Kit and a new friend help save the day and bring inspiration to one unforgettable summer adventure.
  • Account of a Mild Haunting

    by James I. McGovern

    A chance meeting at a winter party signals the blooming of young love, but the young woman dies soon after. The young man is bereft, lastingly though they only shared one evening. His studies, interests, and relationships are impeded in ways he can't understand. He struggles with an aversion to intimacy. One night, to the best of his perception, he receives a visitation from his lost love. She remains in his consciousness as he seeks quality in life, and a woman on her exalted level.... more

  • He Beat Past My Skin: Redemption of a Broken Spirit

    by Jessica Green
    When Dr. Angela Morrison agrees to facilitate a women's meeting at her church, she becomes engrossed in the traumatic stories of four women. As she listens to the horrific tales, Angela is propelled back into the terror of her own harrowing past and forced to confront her demons. Anita Harrison, the pastor's wife, lives in a theatrical production where she is a character in a tragedy and her husband is the director. Unlike the theater, the action is real; the beatings are real, and her fear i... more
  • A Day in the Life of a Squirrel

    by Alexandria J. Snowdon
    A Day in the Life Of A Squirrel is an interesting story about two fascinating friends, one name Greenlee, and the other name Amber. Join in the excitement by reading about them.