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  • The Evolution of Ethan Poe

    by Robin Reardon
    Ethan Poe, sixteen and gay, struggles for balance while his life conspires to pull him in many different directions. His parents are divorcing; his older brother Kyle is damaging his right hand in the name of purity; his best friend is a Jesus freak who prays for him to be straight; he’s desperate to get his driver’s licnese, but he can’t seem to get enough supervised driving time. He’s just starting to see light in the form of Max Modine, a boy he wants to know much better than he does, when hi... more

    by Kimberley Koz
    Eight-year-old Mya has a magical relationship with her grandma’s foster kitten, Herman. They can talk to each other. Not with words. With tickle thoughts! They plan to live Happily Ever After together. Then the worst happens. Mya’s vacation ends and Herman is given to a woman whose dog treats cats like chew toys. He escapes danger, but the road to finding Mya is scary and tough. She promised to leave picture-maps along the way to her home. All Herman has to do is follow them, and he will live Ha... more
  • The Prelapsarians

    by John Gaiserich
    Twenty-five years after Yellowstone erupts, a handful of humans struggle to survive in the ruins of their shattered civilization. Among them is Ciarán Ó Corraidhín, an aging American mercenary trapped in the Caucasus. When he meets Ani Ohanyan, a beautiful young woman smuggling Mamikonium, the lone drug that allows humanity to breathe the ash-filled air, Ciarán finds himself questioning all that he knows and believes.
  • Princess Josephine and the Rainbow Dragon

    by Brigid Marlin
    Princess Josephine and the Rainbow Dragon is a magical story for children about a princess who lives in a world filled with beautiful colors that suddenly disappear. When Princess Josephine wakes up to a black and white world, she learns that a Dragon is eating all of the colors. Determined to bring color back to the world, Princess Josephine draws on her "Princess School" training and bravely sets out to defeat the Dragon. Upon meeting the Dragon, she learns that he is eating the colors to su... more
  • A Question of Manhood

    by Robin Reardon
    November 1972. The Vietnam War is rumored to be drawing to a close. For sixteen-year-old Paul Landon, it can’t end soon enough, because then his older brother Chris, the family’s golden child, returns home from the army for good. But on his last night while home on Thanksgiving leave, Chris entrusts Paul with a secret: He’s gay. And when Chris is killed in action, a decorated hero, Paul is beset by grief and guilt, haunted by knowledge he can’t share. Burdened with his dead brother’s awful se... more
  • Thinking Straight

    by Robin Reardon
    If only Taylor Adams had kept on lying to his parents, none of this would have happened. He wouldn’t have been shipped off to Straight to God, an institution devoted to “deprogramming” troubled teenagers and ridding them of their vices—whether those vices are drugs, violence, or—in Taylor’s case—other boys. At Straight to God, such thoughts—along with all other reminders of Taylor’s former “sinful” life—are forbidden. Every movement is monitored, privacy is impossible, and no one—from staff t... more
  • Cruel Intentions

    by Riiva Williams
    Brie O'Hara is at college and not just any college but Yale University! Quickly it became all about boys, parties, sororities and cracking the books. Well that’s what college should be about! First day on the campus and she already meets a sexy sophomore named Richard Barnes whom she quickly sets her eyes on but Richard just so happens to be her new roommate Shawna's, boyfriend. Brie has created secrets and her best friend Lyric is the only person who knows them. When Brie calls from Lyric's h... more
  • Miss Sophisticated Bitch

    by Riiva Williams
    Emma Ross was a small time lawyer at Regals and Ports attorneys at law office. No one quite took an interest in her or her life story, until that faithful day when Jerome McKinney Jr. came waltzing back into her life. Jerome McKinney Jr. is a sexy knows it all lawyer following in his father's footsteps but when he reunites with his high school classmate the attraction was instant. When Jerome frigid wife shows up into the picture. Emma runs to the hills. On the first day of Emma's new job,... more
  • Miss Sophisticated Bitch 2

    by Riiva Williams
    “I swore death followed Senator Kevin Lovett everywhere he went, some really hated him that much. I looked at my watch, as I decided to take a swing into the bar once again. As I walked in, there wasn’t many people at this hour. The bartender was cute and I mean, really cute. I have been sticking to a ‘no men no sex rule’, although Kevin caught me good that faithful night with some bomb ass head. Oh my God! Ok, I am going have to stop thinking about his ass, or else I am going to go back on ... more
  • Of Sea and Seed: The Kerrigan Chronicles, Book I (Volume 1)

    by Annie Daylon
    OF SEA AND SEED launches The Kerrigan Chronicles, the story of three generations staggered by love, betrayal, war, and the effects of a tsunami that ravages the Burin Peninsula of Newfoundland in 1929. Family matriarch, storyteller, and ghost—Kathleen Kerrigan—confesses that heaven does not open its gates to women of her ilk. In her afterlife she is adrift, doomed, like some ancient mariner, to atone for mortal sin by telling repeatedly the story of her downfall. With the lyrical voice of Kathle... more
  • Full Circle for Mick

    by Bookpal Publishing
    In 2010, Carolyn and Michael Georg Kaspar Friedrich Lampman applied for passports at the Albury Post Office and while hers went through immediately, (she is Australian born), his application resulted in a phone call being made to Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC) and that department refusing him a passport on the grounds that his Australian Naturalisation Certificate “Did not say if his gender was male or female.” It did however; state that “Michael Georg Kaspar Friedrich Lampman ... more
  • Daddy's Heart My Heart The Purple Heart

    by Mike Ryan
    382 days…that’s how long Jewel’s dad has been serving overseas in the war. She loves her dad dearly and has counted the days until his homecoming. But, the dad that came back from the war is not the same dad who left. Why is Jewel’s dad so different? Why are the students at Jewel’s new school so cruel? Why is Jewel’s dad standing on the school’s stage? This heart felt story brings to light what military families know all too well…the “war” does not end when America’s servicemen and women are luc... more
  • Eva: Czarina

    by Mike Seigler

    Eva takes Joe on a short journey to three locations. One place has a profound effect on him. Which one? A short excerpt from the Czarina series.

  • Exodus to New Israel: A Story from the Future of the Mass Migration from Israel to Mexico

    by Carlos Henri Cohen
    EXODUS TO NEW ISRAEL – A Story from the Future of the Mass Migration from Israel to Mexico Since the 1830’s and continuing through the 19th century until as late as 1938, Baja California in Mexico was seriously considered as a homeland for the Jewish people. As author Carlos Henri Cohen considered this concept of Baja California as a substitute for the State of Israel, he developed this fictitious story that evolved to become a history from the future of a final Jewish exodus to Mexico between t... more
  • Diabolical (The Black Series)

    by Hope Barrett
    FROM THE author of Somebody Get Me A Hammer!! comes this biting account of Passive and Aggressive, two individuals in search of a good time at the expense of Reason, Patience, and Love. Multi-layered. Clever. Short. And there's a toilet...
  • Entitled: A Collection of 8 Short Stories

    by Hope Barrett
    A LAWYER sues God, as a banker sees just how indiscreet he can be. In another part of the world, a mother lays claim to her sovereign right over her daughter, while the lost soul searches for The One. From the author of The Black Series, this intricate tapestry continues the study of complex human relationships ~ and the absurd of the 'entitled'.