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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • The Secret Birthday Present: A Tale from Bucklebee Wood

    by Jacquie New
    Come along to Bucklebee Wood and join in the fun with all the animals when they make a very special birthday present for the oldest resident Granny Bunny. Follow the Mice as they hunt for the perfect hunk of cheese, roll down the hill giggling madly with the Hedgehog family and learn the special song they all sang when the present was finished. This is the first of the Bucklebee Wood series of books for children up to age eight, with exquisite, detailed watercolour illustrations you will be intr... more
  • Little Jimmy Says, "Same Is Lame"

    by Jimmy Vee
    Little Jimmy is a small guy with a BIG mission... help people realize how special they really are. Why is everyone trying so hard to fit in when there is so much uniqueness to celebrate? Jump in and follow the miniature ringmaster through his circus-inspired world of weird, where normal is ordinary, and ordinary is boring. In these fun-filled pages you'll discover what makes you unique and why being different is actually cool. So hurry, hurry! Come one, come all! Step right up. Kids ... more
  • A Valediction - A Novel

    by Ellis Friedman
    Uneasy about the impending responsibilities of adulthood, July can’t figure out where she wants her life to go. When romance ignites with Toby, a middle-aged man shell-shocked by the dissolution of his family, July clings to the idea that a future with Toby might save her from the decisions of post-university life. In an attempt to celebrate his divorce and new relationship, Toby takes July on a winter trip to Florence, Italy, where the vacation romance devolves into ruminations on disapp... more
  • Sheppard of the Argonne

    by G. William Weatherly
    Hero of Pearl Harbor must hide PTSD in an age that considered it cowardice, leading a new warship in a desperate mission to keep England in the war. Submarine attacks, air battles, and a gun battle between capital ships ensue as a 20th century Horatio Hornblower triumphs saving the allied cause, but compounding his mental anguish. Sheppard of the Argonne is a 106,000 word completed novel, professionally edited, capitalizing on the seventy-fifth anniversary of WWII.
  • The Strange Birth, Short Life, and Sudden Death of Justice Girl

    by Julian David Stone
    The golden age of live television comes to vivid life with the memorable and entertaining tale of Jonny Dirby, who unintentionally captivates the imagination of America with his creation of the hit show Justice Girl. This fun, engrossing work of historical fiction transports readers back to a time when television shows were chaotic tightrope acts balancing the agendas of actors, studio executives, advertisers, and politicians, and all of it broadcast live to fifty million viewers without the sec... more
  • My Lady Viper

    by E. Knight
    May, 1536. The Queen is dead. Long live the Queen. When Anne Boleyn falls to the executioner's ax on a cold spring morning, yet another Anne vows she will survive in the snake-pit court of Henry VIII. But at what cost? Lady Anne Seymour knows her family hangs by a thread. If her sister-in-law Jane Seymour cannot give the King a son, she will be executed or set aside, and her family with her. Anne throws herself into the deadly and intoxicating intrigue of the Tudor court, determined at any p... more
  • The Black Pelican

    by Vadim Babenko

    "The Black Pelican exceeded my wildest expectations" --Readers' Favorite

    They fear it more than death, they desire it above all else - those who are able to imagine it in their dreams. It's a myth that is no myth. It's a quest that must be undertaken. It is the Black Pelican.

    When Vitus, driven to the brink by devastating blows, plans his revenge against the entire world, he cannot even imagine what he is getting into. He hits t... more

  • A Simple Soul

    by Vadim Babenko

    "All readers must reserve a spot on their shelves for A Simple Soul. A very entertaining read!" --Readers' Favorite

    His crafty plan results in a deadly threat. Her hopes keep her locked in a vicious circle. They parted ways, supposedly forever. But will they be able to live apart?

    Elizaveta, an attractive Muscovite, experiences a series of odd events: she is followed; she receives anonymous calls, flowers, and gifts. ... more

  • Semmant

    by Vadim Babenko

    "This is the most unique book I have read in a very long time" --Readers' Favorite

    A brilliant scientist creates a brilliant robot. Working together, they beat the stock market. But which one will survive the battle for love?

    When Bogdan Bogdanov, a troubled cybernetics genius, creates Semmant, a robot living inside a computer, he feels on top of the world. Semmant takes on the capital markets and makes money with the ruthless effi... more

  • 0615996558

    by Sharon Mikeworth
    After Carrie Sinclair catches her husband being unfaithful, the urge to go off and lick her wounds is just too great, and she flies halfway around the world to hole up in the remote Fiji islands. But what was supposed to be two weeks of solace quickly turns into unending isolation when on the way back from one of the outer islands, she falls overboard and is left behind. Caught in a current and pulled farther out to sea, Carrie fights to stay alive in the unrelenting ocean. Exhausted and nearly... more
  • The Daughters of Time

    by Rene' Donovan
    On a summer afternoon in 1998, Lizzie Chetwyrd embarks on a journey that will change her life, and the world, forever. Lizzie’s journeys begin through a fold in time—to 1842 where she befriends the visionaries Emerson and Thoreau who soon suspect that she is more than a visiting relative. Emerson’s writing begin to reflect Lizzie's experience and his growing belief that—"Time and space are just inverse measures of the force of the soul. A man is capable of abolishing them both. The spirit sp... more
  • I Am Strong! I Am Smart!

    by Fay A. Klingler
    Luisa May, known to her family and friends as Lu, loves to play games with her grandma. When she’s bullied at school, Grandma has a special puzzle for Lu to help her see how valuable she is—no matter what others say, or how much doubt she feels within herself. Soon after, Grandma has to go to the hospital, and Lu finds out Grandma needs help recovering. Then it’s Lu’s turn to help Grandma see how valuable she is—no matter how much doubt she feels within herself. It’s a beautiful parallel for you... more
  • SEVEN DAYS

    by Sterling Nixon
    An unpayable debt. A shrinking economy. A nation divided. What is the price needed to prevent civil war? What if the United States can no longer pay that price? Rick Savage finds himself in the middle of a power struggle that could spell the end of the United States. His extensive research leads him to one grim prediction: civil society will all but cease in seven days. He now has only a week to save who and whatever he can before the world descends into chaos.
  • I'm Jacob & I Don't Know: The Power of Imagination

    by Judith Z. Brutus

    Jacob learns his first words but does not understand what they mean. Can you begin to imagine how he will interact with everyone?

     

    • A little boy is almost two years old and desperate to learn how to talk. Through his interactions with his family and using his imagination, Jacob comes to understand that words have meaning and he is eager to know the meaning of everything. However, he gets stuck with understanding the meaning of “I don’t know&r... more
  • The Shakespeare Mask

    by Newton Frohlich

    Truth is subject to no prescription, for truth is truth though never so old, and time cannot make that false which was truth.” – Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford

    In the sixteenth century, a precocious young nobleman draws the attention of the Elizabethan court- and of The Virgin Queen herself. A writer and patron of the arts, Edward de Vere is volatile, controversial- and brilliant. He leaves a trail of women and scandal in his wake. But his plays, when he... more

  • Birds on a Wire

    by Ellen Plotkin Mulholland
    True companionship means defying obstacles that may threaten to destroy it. Three boyhood friends find themselves in the last week of junior year and in the midst of too many secrets. Miguel can’t keep his feet off the soccer ball; he also can’t keep his pants on and mind in his books. Jesse has a girl, for the moment, but her eyes seem to be wandering, and after she spills a secret about his best friend, Jesse isn’t sure she’s the girl for him. Then Jesse’s dad tells him what really happene... more

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