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  • Milked

    by Lisa Doyle

    By and large, Amanda Keane makes pretty good decisions. Okay, she might not have the best taste in men, but she’s got great friends, a good job, and an independent spirit. That is, until her 30th birthday ushers in a whirlwind romance with a sexy Irish musician who leaves her, not at the altar as she imagined, but accidentally pregnant. And when he disappears, she’s downsized out of a job, her apartment is robbed, and lapsed health insurance coverage leaves her with a C-section to... more

  • My Life in a Nutshell

    by Tanya J. Peterson
    From the author of Leave of Absence comes another compelling tale of the human psyche.

    My Life in a Nutshell: A Novel is the story of one man's struggles with debilitating anxiety. Brian Cunningham has severely isolated himself, and while lonely, he feels powerless to change his life. Unexpectedly, his safe little world is invaded by one Abigail Harris, a seven-year-old girl who has bounced from foster home to foster home until recent placement with an aunt and uncle she has never known. U... more

  • Gollyweister

    by W. B. Emerson
    Meet Paul Gollyweister, an Aspergian 52-year-old with anxieties about social interaction, maintaining eye contact and leaving his apartment. Still his writing talent has afforded him a comfortable lifestyle, including a million-dollar flat in San Francisco. But Paul's sterile existence is ruined when he happens upon a fifteen-year-old homeless kid.
  • The Lost Baggage of Silvia Guzmán

    by Mike Robbins
    When Silvia’s country falls apart after a coup, she flees to London. Picked up by the police, she is dumped for weeks in a bed-and-breakfast with a crazy landlady, then rescued by cold intellectuals. She finds she is a nuisance to one side and a cause to the other, with no dreams, family or opinions of her own. Until she meets another, earlier, refugee; and then she has a surprise for everyone. The Lost Baggage of Silvia Guzmán is a story of flight, loss and the pain of exile. But it is also ... more
  • Three Seasons: Three Stories of England in the Eighties

    by Mike Robbins
    Three Seasons is a book of three novellas, unconnected with each other, but all set in the south of England in the 1980s. In Spring, a middle-aged Hull trawler skipper, his great days gone, has one last throw of the dice in a South Coast port. In Summer, an ambitious young man makes his way in the booming Thames Valley property market, unconcerned with the damage he does to others. In Autumn, the Master of an Oxford college welcomes his two sons home, but they awake difficult memories from ha... more
  • Mom On The Road

    by Allyson Ochs Primack
    Shortly after she turned forty, Maggie Stevens took an unexpected journey that changed the course of her life. She didn't decide to visit all of the Earth's rain forests or spend months roaming through the African desert. It was not for scientific research nor was it for purposes of investigative journalism. Maggie’s journey took place in the most unlikely of places: on a bus with a bunch of actors. Think "Almost Famous," except instead of a teenage boy, it was a pre-pre-menopausal mom of three.... more
  • If You Give a Mom a Margarita

    by Judy Silk
    A children's book parody in which a Mom has a few Margaritas on a Saturday, and hijinks ensue.
  • Dawnflight (The Dragon's Dove Chronicles Book 1)

    by Kim Headlee

    Gyanhumara (Guinevere) is betrothed by Arthur's treaty to his greatest political rival, Urien, because he defeated her people in battle. When she and Arthur meet, they realize they are soul mates -- but the ambitious Urien will not be so easily denied. And the Laird of the Scots wants their land and threatens everyone they hold dear. If Gyan and Arthur cannot navigate these physical and emotional obstacles, their love will be doomed to remain unfulfilled forever.

  • Dawnflight (Sonnet Books)

    by Kim Headlee
    The 1999 Sonnet Books (Simon & Schuster) edition of Dawnflight: Gyanhumara (Guinevere) is betrothed by treaty to Urien before she meets Arthur, and the two realize they are soul mates. If Gyan and Arthur don't figure out how to keep Urien from declaring civil war, their love will be doomed to remain unfulfilled forever.
  • Listener in the Snow

    by Tim Jollymore
    Native mojo and a windigo vision stir up a storm of adventure. The struggle between domestic commitment and deceit plays out through Tatty Langille, the Mi’kmaq storyteller. His path to save his marriage is anything but typical—events explode in surreal settings, through winter storms, and during tavern brawls in rural Minnesota, weaving Native culture with odd Scandinavian characters. Tatty believes his Mary goes north to midwife a cousin’s twins, but her sudden renewed contact with those f... more
  • Running Out of Rain

    by Lori Leger
    Eventually, all storms break for a little sunshine. Dr. Cynthia Ellender is devastated when her husband of thirty-three years dies from a sudden heart attack. A revelation at his funeral delivers a crushing blow to her self-esteem, and leaves her angry, edgy, and determined to leave Oklahoma for good. It turns out a move back to her hometown in south Louisiana is just the right prescription for the good doctor. John Michael Ferguson has weathered some serious storms in his fifty-three yea... more
  • Nap-a-Roo

    by Kristy Kurjan
    Introducing a new nap-time favorite, Nap-A-Roo. There are countless children’s board books about bedtime but few books specifically geared toward napping, one of the most integral part of a baby or toddler’s daily routine. Nap-A-Roo is a fun, colorful, quick read perfect for children 0-4 years of age. The quirky characters make little ones smile as they run for their beds to take a nap. With large fonts and rhythmic text, adults enjoy reading this modern classic. Nap-A-Roo is a wonderful additi... more
  • Scrooge & Cratchit

    by Matt McHugh
    A short novella sequel to 'A Christmas Carol.'
  • Dream Girl

    by S.J. Lomas
    For Christine, dreams have never meant much. Until she meets Gabriel. Everyone thinks Christine should stay away from her new coworker at the library-thanks to his bad reputation-but when her dreams grow more vivid and she becomes entangled in a dangerous dream world with Gabriel every night, she can't stay away. Soon it's clear there is far more to dreams than Christine ever imagined, and now she's on the path to making the biggest, and strangest, decision of her life.
  • Song of Moving Water

    by Susan Schmidt
    As paddler, flyfisher, bass fiddler, gardener, and Quaker naturalist— SUSAN SCHMIDT writes about ecology, geology, women’s ways of knowing, bluegrass music, square dancing, chestnut trees, quilting, endangered species, local food, and environmental organizing in her novel, SONG OF MOVING WATER. With a backdrop of the Appalachian Mountains in Virginia, Song of Moving Water is a young woman's coming-of-age story and a fictional environmental impact statement. When Grace returns to her father's hom... more
  • Unsung Victims (Resiliency Book 1)

    by Ica Iova
    Raised in a family where love means caring and sharing, Johanna is a successful, career-focused, thirty-year-old woman who considers herself intelligent and well-educated. Louis is the youngest detective in the police force, takes part in triathlons, and eats multi-color vegetables with his lunch. Two ordinary people with both feet planted firmly on the ground, they get married believing in happily ever after. But two consecutive unplanned pregnancies, an affair, and Louis’ bizarre b... more