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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • Monsters In My Yard

    by Cary Robinson
    Cary Robinson debuts his beautifully illustrated children’s picture book. It is perfect for first time and young readers and focuses on using the imagination. With so many distractions and diversions for young children today, learning creative and imaginative ways to think and approach situations is of vital importance. Monsters In My Yard uses simple rhyming text that flows gently and stimulates the use of brain power at an early age – the old fashioned way. Eisner Nominated Cartoonist, Bosc... more

    by Kewalnam Christ
    LilyRed is a metaphysical, metaphorical puzzle, a diverting reverie and a primal nightmare. Devoted to constructing a simulacrum of reality, intended on seducing and enlightening its readers. It’s an extravagantly abrasive novel full of grinding electro, pummeling minimalist hip-hop poetics, and industrial gear-grind. Intentionally off-putting, ranging in syntax and exploring ranges of literary, biblical, and political allusions that are major concerns in our current century. The story begins wi... more
  • Mark Banana and the Broken Bullwhip

    by Marcus MacGregor
    The little boy with the EPIC IMAGINATION is BACK! Whether Mark is pretending to be a cowboy or an adventurer, one accessory is essential: a BULLWHIP! When his mother makes him a whip out of some old, rawhide shoelaces, Mark couldn't be happier. That is, until the day he spies a REAL bullwhip at the mall. With his birthday money he buys it, little suspecting that heartbreak is soon to follow...! This sequel to Mark Banana and the New Red Cape is infused with all the charm, humor, and ten... more
  • Wade Boss: Hybrid Hunter

    by Marcus MacGregor

    Dangerous New World. Old-Fashioned Hero.

    For Wade Boss, creating the illusion of danger is all in a day's work. But when an unexpected phone call brings him face to face with a terrifying, nameless creature, it's life and death for real.

    Before he knows it, Wade finds himself enlisted by a mysterious government agency in a desperate race to contain genetic science gone mad!

    Who is behind the monstrous hybrids? How can they be stopped? Wade soon realizes that all he h... more

  • Mark Banana and the New Red Cape

    by Marcus MacGregor

    Mark Banana is a little boy with an EPIC IMAGINATION! Sometimes he is a prince, sometimes he is a superhero. Almost always, he needs a CAPE! At Mark's request, his loving mother sews him a new red cape. But when it does not turn out the way Mark had expected, he is torn between his disappointment, his concern for his mother's feelings, and his irrepressible need to Pretend! With hilarious illustrations and easy-to-read print, each Mark Banana book is ideal for read-aloud storytime and... more

  • Tales from the Hearth

    by Eleanor Edmonson
    Tales from the Hearth is a collection of short stories written in the Irish style of the fireside tale. They cover different eras, from pre Christian times to a true story that occurred just a few years ago. Each one has a mystical bent, as stories told in old times were made extra enjoyable this way.
  • To Be the Daughter of Two Worlds

    by Gita Bhattacharji

    Ask anyone who knows and loves her: Aunt Priya is a feisty little country bumpkin, a loud-mouthed, uncouth character--with a heart of gold. She loves her only niece, Sita, and has made it her mission to see that the young woman is suitably married. In the summer of 2001, Aunt Priya and her adopted four-year-old son Rohit arrive in New York. Despite her oddball character, limited English, and peculiar dress sense, she is determined to make a difference in her niece's modern and confus... more

  • A Teacher of the Holocaust and Other Stories

    by Milton Teichman

    Martin Greenfield, the middle-aged professor in "A Teacher of the Holocaust," enters into a romantic relationship with Rachel Klein, a therapist with children and a Holocaust survivor.  Gradually, Greenfield confronts the unhealed wounds of the survivor and--more disturbing--the limits of his own compassion.  In the story "The Request," Michael Arnold, wishing to fill his life with acts of loving kindness, makes a decision that costs him the wife he loves.  ... more


    by Nancy Lueckhof
    She’s a trouble-free teenager, and she could never imagine leaving her idyllic home on the remote island of Suluan. But Antonia Arceno is about to have the tropic adventure of her life. For fifteen years she’s grown up among old Filipino fishermen and youthful ambitious teens who have dreams of a better life far away. But Antonia wants everything and everyone to stay the same. This is home. This is safe. This is Suluan. Antonia’s childhood friend and secret crush, Carlo, is about to marr... more
  • Finding What's Lost

    by Gail L. Winfree
    It’s 1972 and 24-year-old Adrian Berger’s life is about to change. An only child with well-to-do parents, Adrian has everything—everything except friends—and his sheltered childhood has crippled him emotionally and sexually and has made him a selfish, arrogant loner. And he has no regrets about it until he is faced with a tragedy that sends him on a journey to unlock a family secret and reveal the lies of his life. Along the way, Adrian discovers love, explores loss, finds a hidden identity, and... more
  • Sex, Drugs, and Schizophrenia

    by Jonathan Harnisch
    The collected writings of Jonathan Harnisch mark a magnificent contribution to the public understanding of mental illness through a masterpiece of transgressive fiction with a heart. The general reader is finally able to see mainstream literary author Jonathan Harnisch at his best. Sex, Drugs, and Schizophrenia contains the works of 2014, Jonathan Harnisch: An Alibiography and Second Alibi: The Banality of Life, in one complete streaming narrative. The monumental scale of Harnisch’s achievement ... more
  • Doctor Goldbunny

    by Valerie Haynes
    The Adventure Begins in Book One... Leopard Goldbunny is magically born in a community of animals now able to speak English. There he learns the ancient natural healing arts from his grandmother, but he decides to go a step further and become the first animal to go to a human medical school— Georgetown University in Washington. He successfully completes his studies, only to be denied his degree due to secretive forces threatened by his power to promote the rights of animals. Undaunte... more
  • Chores to Do

    by K.L. Hagood
    Is procrastination a problem for your kid? Well, here is a sure fire way to get the get up and go into your young reader.
  • People Who Hate America

    by Kim MacQueen
    A mob-tinged novel wrapped around the race riots in Newark in the late sixties, People Who Hate America is Kim MacQueen’s second book. Filled with Sinatra tunes, hearty Italian dinners, and hushed conversations in the mayor’s office, it's a a gripping novel -- the perfect mix of gangster mentality and heartfelt relationships, the book takes you on a fictional tour through the intricacies leading up to the cataclysmic events of July 12, 1967.
  • The Owl That Didn't Say Who

    by Michael Mitchell
    This is a cute spin on owls and a clever way to let kids know to ask more than the question "who". It is short, colorful and easy read.