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  • It's Just a Bunnypalooza

    by Brenda Faatz
    It's Just a Bunnypalooza for our red-headed protagonist Lizzy! Ever rambunctious and creative, Lizzy is learning new dance moves from her furry bunny friends just in time for the school talent show. When she tells her classmates that she's learning hip-hoppity moves from bunnies, Lizzy becomes embarrassed and self-conscious as the children giggle at her over-active imagination. Not wanting to be laughed at, Lizzy becomes an avid "non-believer" and ceases any more communication with animals. Natu... more
  • It's Just So

    by Brenda Faatz

    It's Lizzy's first day in a brand new school! At first things feel "just so" scary and "just so" hard, but in the end, they're "just so".... not what she thought they would be! From waking up early and boarding the bus for the very first time to meeting new friends and painting outside the lines, it's a day of discovery and perspective for a little girl named Lizzy. This is the first book in the series which won the Foreword Indies Silver Medal an... more

  • It's Just So...Little!

    by Brenda Faatz
    It’s Just So… adventurous for a little girl named Lizzy as she faces challenges of growth and change. She and her faithful puppy adopt a frail little sapling tree, taking on the job of protecting and nurturing their new, well-rooted ‘friend’ throughout the seasons. In the meantime, Lizzy is outgrowing all of her favorite clothes and watching as Mom seems to be outgrowing her clothes as well. Lizzy’s biggest change comes in welcoming the new baby as her family tree seems to be growing too.
  • The Porch

    by Janet Crandell Burtt

    A compelling story about an English family that immigrates to Charleston, South Carolina in the late 1790's to establish an office of their family business. The story chronicles their journey from the inception of the idea of coming to America, their journey across the Atlantic Ocean and their arrival in Charleston to find a different climate and a new culture. Their greatest joy is in building a summer house outside the city fronting on a large creek to escape the intense heat in the city in... more

  • Now What?

    by Brenda Faatz
    The book title begs the question and the answers come through obstacles which become opportunities in this comical romp. Curiosity, frustration, imagination, and a unique perspective are at the heart of this tale about Lizzy, the protagonist from the “It’s Just So” book series. Written in lyrical rhyme, we are taken on a little journey through a day that brings personal growth and the meeting of Luna, a new neighbor, who just moved from the Caribbean. Together, they color their way through adven... more
  • Hey Papa Dude! Who's This Santa Dude?

    by PAPA DUDE aka Steven Scaffidi
    Have you ever wondered how one jolly guy in a big red suit could deliver presents to kids around the world in just one night? Come along with Papa Dude and his best friend Charlie Crab on an amazing journey in search of the real Santa Claus!
  • Hey Papa Dude! Why Are We Crazy About Dogs?

    by PAPA DUDE aka Steven Scaffidi
    So, you want to know something about dogs? Well, Papa Dude loves dogs. From big dogs to pint-size mutts, short-hairs, long-hairs, you name it. ​Journey with Papa Dude as he introduces you to man's best friend!
  • Hey Papa Dude! What's Cookin'?

    by PAPA DUDE aka Steven Scaffidi
    Papa Dude loves to cook and he can’t wait to share a great meal with you! Come with Papa Dude and his best friend, Charlie Crab, as they take you on an adventure inside the world of food. You’ll never know how much fun eating can be until you sit down with Papa Dude and Charlie!
  • Hey Papa! What's Out There?

    by PAPA DUDE aka Steven Scaffidi
    Papa Dude and his best friend Charlie Crab are taking off on an adventure that’s out of this world! It’s time to put on your space suit and get ready to blast off into the great unknown. This is one journey that you don’t want to miss, so hang on for the ride of a lifetime as you follow Papa Dude and Charlie into outer space!
  • Hey Papa Dude! Why Do Kids Love Going To The Zoo?

    by PAPA DUDE
    Papa Dude and Charlie Crab are ready to take you on another great adventure. This time, they are going to the zoo, and you can go with them. Come along and meet all of the friendly animals as Papa Dude and Charlie take you to the zoo!
  • Hey Papa Dude! Can We Take A Road Trip

    by PAPA DUDE aka Steven Scaffidi
    It’s time to hit the road with Papa Dude and his best friend Charlie Crab. You'll travel across America, and visit some of the most interesting and fun places you can imagine. So, pack your bags and buckle up for a road trip that you will never forget!
  • Jesus' Silent Years series

    by Vance Shepperson
    All four novels in Jesus’ Silent Years follow the classic path of the hero. Jesus starts in a no-name village, a mudhole in between nowhere and not much else. He goes down, down, and further down. Then, in this final volume, he rises to a far greater plateau—a life of goodness, compassion, and intimate relationship with his Father and followers. It’s all about character, wrapped in a story.
  • Harper's Rescue: A Novel of Redemption in the Civil War - 2nd edition

    by Sean Kevin Gabhann
    Harper’s Rescue consists of three interwoven character-driven plot lines. In the first plot-line, James (Jamie) Harper risks the trust and respect of his men, which he earned in the Harper’s Donelson, by giving the appearance of a lazy, profligate, whore-hound, while operating under secret orders to investigate potential espionage in the brothels owned by the Bosleys and Miss Eleanor. He develops an affection for one of the working women, Maggie, who is the manager of Eleanor’s gentlemen’s c... more
  • Monthly E-News & Giveaway (Bookish and Free)

    by Jessica McCann

    My monthly email is bookish and brief, informative and inspirational.

    Every month includes a giveaway -- inspirational journals, notecards, signed paperbacks, audio books and literary merch. If you're interested in book reviews, author insights and snippets of inspiration, you've come to the right place!  Sign up using the "book website" link above.

    All subscribers are automatically entered in the giveaway every m... more

  • Texas Quest

    by Betty Willis

    Christian Schulz takes a treachereous voyage from Germany to Texas in 1872 in order to avoid almost certain death in the German military. He meets with many trials and triumphs in this journey to find a new life, friends and love, in the early history of Texas.

  • Caught Up

    by Margery Frisch
    Sarah Jacobs is a writer - born and raised in New England, but residing in Montreal for the past 30 years. In an effort to write about her experience teaching on an island off the coast of Maine, she returns there to get a feel for the place and its people. Someone is shot on the island the day before she arrives several of her former students are involved in the incident. Suddenly she is caught up in the ongoing dispute over lobster fishing territories and the families who've been feuding... more