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by M. Daniel SmithLEGACY’S ROAD SERIES, BOOK ONE THE RED PATH In this enthralling historical novel, Harold Knutt, a young British officer, arrives in Western Pennsylvania in 1758 near the end of the French and Indian War. Thrown into the chaos of battle, he proves himself a capable strategist. After leading a one-sided victory against extreme odds, he is given the honorary title of Red Fox by the men who follow him. He meets his match in Meghan O’Malley, a strong-willed colonist. She is one of dozens of camp... more
by Bianca ViolaDreaming of Hiraeth is a heart-rending tale about a true testament of friendship, drawing on a deeper meaning on what it means not just to survive, but to live. Julian Hayes—the moon: loner, introvert, dreamer—is haunted with the guilt of his actions one scarring night six years ago, when he ran away against his will from his twisted home, leaving his mother with his alcoholic father. Theo Wilson—the sun: bright, bold, realist—was dropped off on the front steps of an orphanage as a newborn... more
by John CravensThe Quality of Promises is a collection of seventeen stories, eight of which have been published in literary journals and reviews; all have been published singularly as Kindle ebooks. They take place across a broad sweep of years and places--Paris, Amsterdam, Ireland, Michigan, New York City, California, Vietnam--and reflect people's reasoning and reactions as conflicting choices are faced or a new understanding of circumstances is confronted. These stories consider the social, political, and cu... more
by Laura JamesAddison is an average, agile, occasionally awkward girl, who enjoys art, archery and astrology, but has difficulty with arithmetic. Addison has an abundance of animals, admires her aunt, discovers she has an allergy, and assists her annoying brother, Albert. From Addison’s abundance of animals, to Alberts accumulated accidents, this short story holds a child’s attention. Addison’s Abrupt Adventures was written with an unusual twist, using the letter A in a recurring theme, that increases childr... more
by Chuck AugelloFor aspiring indie filmmaker Kevin Stacey, it’s another day on the set of his first film, but when his estranged father, a failed Hollywood actor, arrives unexpectedly with a bundle of cash, a gun, and a stolen capuchin monkey, he’s propelled toward the journey that will change his life. The monkey, Henry, has been liberated from a research lab by animal rights activists. Inspired by his friend Veronica to reevaluate his relationship with other species, Kevin learns about the pain and suf... more
by Ellen StarsLolo and her dog Spot are best friends who share many adventures together, but they also share a special secret. Spot can talk, but only to Lolo! Lolo will learn many lessons along the way with the help of her neighbor Jeremy. Spot and the kids will em” bark” on many exciting adventures in their sunny, beachside town.
by Isla Wynter
Nessie the Loch Ness monster isn't as scary as you might think! She's friendly and curious and likes to play with her friends. She's never celebrated Christmas though...because she doesn't know what that is!
With the help of her friend the otter, she finds out why humans have trees full of candles and give each other presents. That gives her an idea... If humans can do it, monsters can too, right?
Are you ready to find out how Nessie celebrates Christmas at the bot... more
by Isla WynterLayla is a ghost and ghosts are supposed to be scary and mean. They’re not supposed to help others. Everyone knows that. But when a homeless cat arrives at Layla’s castle, the ghost will have to decide whether she’s going to be mean or help a cat in need. A children's book about a little ghost trying to figure out what’s right. This illustrated picture book makes an adorable bedtime story and can be enjoyed all year round (and especially at Halloween).
by Jass RichardsWhat if there was an app that could cloak you in a cross-gendered hologram? And it had a voice modulation module? Women could present as men and get better-paying jobs. Men could present as women and get groped in the subway. Cool.
by Jack DorianWhen his father commits suicide, Ian Blair is hurled into a numbness, forced to confront a feeling he can’t describe. Dr. Ellis, his college professor and mentor, attempts to help him process his struggles with personal therapy, but after a year without progress, Ellis sends Ian out into the world on his own with a mission to find his purpose. Moved by an idea, Ian reconnects with his best friend, Conor, and forms Atlas, a research start up with a lofty goal—to solve the world’s greatest problem... more
by Allison WardIn A Twist of Magic, the first in the World Explorers series, Anna’s world transforms. An unknown place. A mysterious food. An unfamiliar language. Will Anna and her sidekick, Bear, accept the kindness of a new friend and have the courage to discover where this adventure may lead? This read-aloud for children ages 2-8 years old is ideal for anything from the classroom to a bedtime story. With the transformative power to take us outside of our comfort zone, readers join the magical journe... more
by Chris HardyAfter being lost and scared out on the streets, Jake finds love and happiness in a new loving home. His experience made him more grateful for many different things every day and it has made him a happier dog. This is his little book of big gratitude.
by Chris Hardy
What happens when Jake falls asleep? The dreaming starts and his adventure begins! This particular night he meets a beautiful purple unicorn and she takes him on the ride of his life. Hop on for a crazy adventure filled with so many different animals you'll lose count. This is the first book in the "Jake's Dreamland" series which contains books that are purely ridiculous and insanely fun to read for all ages! It is the perfect bedtime story which starts... more
by Derrick McBrideONE SEARCH FOR ALL is a true story of a retired Navy veteran in his quest to find a lost woman, and reclaim her determined search for Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of happiness. Miss Willie Swanson Edwards played a heartwarming role in the life of Jack McBride, but when she went missing one frigid February morning, the lives of everyone she touched would forever be changed. Past friendships would be called upon and new relationships would be discovered. As the search for her turned from ... more
by Steven Richard HarrisSet in 1994, The Butcherbird Tree tells the story of Simon Webb, an eighteen year-old fighting an internal battle of guilt and self-harm, and his conversations with his psychologist. Secret desires, self-effacing feelings, personal and professional doubts and gruesome nightmares all reveal themselves in the emotional meetings between client and therapist, until the true meaning of Simon´s dreams become astonishingly clear.
by Celia Jones
A Halloween picture book for art lovers. In clever rhyme, Sad Ghost visits the rooms of his home, always with a tear in his eye. Hauntingly drawn, Why Do You Cry, Sad Ghost? displays Celia Jones' gift for whimsy and detail.
Inspired by the author-illustrator’s love for all things Halloween – and by a treasured family Halloween figurine – this artfully drawn picture book is full of details to delight children and the adults who read with them.
With a mouse hid... more