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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • Sonder

    by Emily Neiman

    When Clara was six, a feeling washed over her that she would never forget.

    It was a moment of epiphany for the young girl, the moment when she realized that every person she passed on the street had their own life, with their own problems to deal with. They were so much more than two-dimensional characters of her imagination; they were people, real people, with real lives, real families, and real problems.

    It wasn’t until she was much older that she learned this phenomena is... more

  • Morning's Journey

    by Kim Headlee
    Morning’s Journey, sequel to the critically acclaimed Dawnflight, propels the reader from the heights of triumph to the depths of despair, through the struggles of some of the most fascinating characters in all of Arthurian literature. Those struggles are exacerbated by the characters’ own flawed choices. Gyan and Arthur must learn that while extending forgiveness to others may be difficult, forgiveness of self is the most excruciating—yet ultimately the most healing—step of the entire journey.
  • Hunter's Daughter

    by Nowick Gray
    Northern Quebec, 1964. Corporal Jack McLain, baffled by a series of unsolved murders, knows the latest case will make or break his career. While he faces pressure from headquarters and confronts the usual stonewalling from the locals, his pursuit of a killer leads him to a deeper sense of justice and personal destiny. Meanwhile eighteen-year-old Nilliq, chafing under the sullen power of her father in a remote hunting camp, risks flight to a new identity in the company of a headstrong shaman bent... more
  • Ring of Fire

    by George Keithley
    George Keithley's new book, Ring of Fire, is a novel that explores themes of the transitions of life, the predatory nature of man and animal, the all-encompassing finality of death, and the ability of transcendence. The book has many layers; it is complex and resonating, gaining positive reviews from both Joyce Carol Oates and the Washington Post. The story begins with the eruption of Mt. St. Helens, and takes Dick Darwin, an emergency relief specialist, and his wife Linda Pell, a geologist, on... more
  • Baby Loves Bath Time

    by Manon Boudreau
    There is no better place than the bathtub to wind down after baby's day. Follow baby as she splishes, splashes, pours and laughs and even gets washed in the process. BABY LOVES BATH TIME is a simple, sweet short book created with babies and young children in mind.
  • Sudden Secrets

    by C. Lee McKenzie

    Sudden Secrets explores the power of the human spirit to heal from life-altering events. Cleo Brown keeps her tragic secret bundled inside. When she stumbles onto a decades old mystery, she discovers a tragedy as terrible as hers that changed a young girl’s life in the 1960’s.

    One Secret
    Cleo has struggled to heal after her baby sister’s death, but the flashbacks to the accident won’t go away. With the move, she vows to keep her tragedy a secret and avoid pi... more

  • From Afar

    by Frank Scozzari
    For centuries, poets have argued that unrequited love is love in its strongest form. From Afar is a timeless tale of Morgan Stanfield’s search for love in the far northern city of Saint Petersburg, Russia. Leaving the warm climate of Santa Barbara, he embarks on a four-day odyssey where he encounters a Russian beauty, a prostitute, a wise old babushka, an American chauvinist, intellectuals, the Russian mafia, and the ‘face’ of love, and comes to know how love from a distance can be more captivat... more
  • Africa's Heart - The Journey Ends in Kansas

    by Mark Wentling
    Fascinated by a mysterious novella, aspiring journalist, Robin Fletcher, is determined to discover more about the man described in the book…a man known only as JB. His quest leads him from the small town of Gemini, Kansas to a small, disadvantaged country in Africa. Thousands of miles from Kansas, in the rural village of Ataku, half-caste chief, Letivi, grapples with his village’s problems. The villagers’ main source of income, subsistence cocoa farming, cannot compete with global competition. ... more
  • Karmafornia

    by NC Weil
    Karmafornia spins the late 70's Berkeley incarnation of a love triangle: ambitious Laura, her laid-back boyfriend Walt, and arrogant rival Cob vow to "get it right this time" but intention meets karma and loses – again. Laura's choice between the men she loves brings their story to a stunning conclusion.
  • A p p e t i t e

    by Timothy E DeTray
    A provocative satire that asks the reader to imagine a world where food cravings, not sexual cravings, are viewed as titillating, where hunger for nourishment, not intercourse, is taboo. This highly imaginative story, set in the author's iconoclastic hometown of Portland, Oregon (well known for its singular views on food, sex, and fashion) follows the life of Buck Perkins and his struggles to operate a public restaurant, where he dreams diners can consume food in public, without shame. Appetite ... more
  • Rusty & Slasher's Guide to Crime: The Panui Series

    by Jenny Harrison
    Rusty and Slasher Naills are working at their new career - professional criminals. But things aren't going too well. They console themselves; all careers have to be worked at. You start at the bottom and work your way up the ladder. It's not as if there's a whole lot of competition either. Panui is particularly law-abiding, given a dead body or two. Rusty and Slasher should have the field to themselves - if only they can get going. Laugh out loud funny.
  • Utopea

    by Wynn Mercere
    In 1909, newspapers shaped the world, and Hector Browning was a newspaper man. He was a master at wordplay, a king of persuasion with the power of the press. The new century had dawned; it was time to turn a rustic people from their old ways, and more importantly, their homes. His assignment was simple: Get those people out of the hills. But Browning and his league of industrialists were about to run up against a different kind of power, one that didn't rely on ink and intimidation. Words would ... more
  • The Worst Day Ever! - Dove Family Seal of Approval

    by Debbie Reece

    James is back in his second adventure. Educators and parents agree “The Worst Day Ever!” presents issues that elementary-aged children face daily; self-control, impulse behavior, adjusting to school rules, and friendships. Even on the worst days, there is someone who will love and hug you. Includes coloring page. BeeBop Books encourages compassion, self-confidence, and family values in illustrated children’s books inspired by actual events. Dove Family Seal of Approval.

  • The Christmas Pumpkin- Dove Family Seal of Approval

    by Debbie Reece

    When James decides to decorate a neglected green pumpkin for Christmas, his community and classmates laugh at him. However, his parents support him and he has the self-confidence to carve a star like the star the three wise men follow and let his light shine. Includes an interactive coloring page where readers can decorate their own Christmas Pumpkin. BeeBop Books encourages compassion, self-confidence, and family values in illustrated children’s books inspired by actual events. Dove Fa... more

  • Home Again

    by Michael Kenneth Smith
    Two young boys from Eastern Tennessee sign up to go go to battle in the Civil War, one for the Union and the other for the confederacy. They both have special talents and distinguish themselves, however, they go into war for different reasons. They learn war is hell and return home severely damaged.
  • Hey Boy

    by Ben Strouse
    A boy struggles to grow up "faster than anybody!" so he can rescue a shelter dog.