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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • 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.
  • Super Bouncytrousers

    by Robert Marshall
    Children's Book with 5 short stories. The lead character is a girl who can do extraordinary bounces, so high helicopters veer out of her way when she uses a trampoline. She and her friends have fun while subtly teaching others how to do so safely. Along the way she befriends a troll, learns about the moon and goes to a new school.
  • Unlucky Double: Part One

    by Darryl R. Breland
    Everyone has a double. Al Capone discovers that Johnny Cado, a local bootlegger in prohibition era New Orleans looks just like the infamous Lucky Luciano. The New York mobster drafts Cado to provide Lucky with an alibi while committing crimes and a stand-in when he becomes the target of an assassination attempt. Johnny Cado is the UnLucky Double until he takes advantage of an opportunity to flee with his wife and the mob’s money while on assignment in Italy. Life is temporary much better while l... more
  • Blaustein's Kiss: Stories by Judith Felsenfeld

    by Judith Felsenfeld
    In the elven bold and tender stories that comprise Blaustein's Kiss, Judith Felsenfeld illuminates the complexities of multigenerational family life. The impulse to connect is a major theme: a mother who has lost her rightful place in the family; parents ambitious for a child beyond reasonableness; a nursing home runaway and a the woman who shields him; the ongoing pull of the immigrant experience as a family faces challenges to their lifelong myths and assumptions. Throughout, narrative skill... more
  • A Misfit's Guide to Infiltrating a Cult

    by Tricia Donovan
    When the FBI pulls a rookie agent out of her training at Quantico for an undercover mission, she never expects it’s to infiltrate a cult. On the surface, the Goldenrod Institute of Learning is a spiritual center, charitable organization, and lifestyle of the rich and famous. But the FBI suspects it also has darker purposes, and to prove it they’ll need to get someone inside. The Kid will need all the skills of a delinquent childhood to get her past the front door, but knowing Goldenrod’s deepest... more
  • Sojourn - The Wildlands: A Rayn Mirago Novel

    by B.D. Messick
    Rayn Mirago's seventeenth birthday is tomorrow, but there will be no party, no gifts, and no celebration. Like every other child in this world where humanity is on the brink of extinction and resources are at a premium, she must make her Sojourn across the former United States to prove her worth. The human race has nearly been wiped out due to overpopulation, global warming, and our own ignorance and conceit. The coastal cities of the U.S. have been reclaimed by the ocean and the Midwest is now ... more
  • Fifteen

    by Carolyn Doyle
    Fifteen is set in the Bronx in 1967, in a time of conflicting emotions—light-hearted expressions of freedom, and angry displays of turbulence. The revolution of the 60’s is not only an exterior uprising in the world, but an upheaval at home in this traditional second-generation Italian-American household. The story is told in two viewpoints of a mother and her daughter. Maria is a young mother married to Luigi who is fifteen years older and set in his ways. Angelina, a typical teen of the turb... more
  • Joseph in the Land of the Mizraim

    by Aaron Zerah
    Joseph in the Land of the Mizraim reveals the real-life and interwoven stories of Joseph, a precocious Jewish boy from Warsaw; Chiune Sugihara, the Japanese diplomat who disobeys his government to save Jewish refugees; Jerzy, a gay Polish comedian in love with a Nazi officer, and his funny and foul-mouthed parrot, Pu-fu; Noorunissa Khan, the heroic Indian princess-turned-spy working for the British in Paris; Marian, a lusty German farm girl whose father uses Jews as slave laborers; Michal, the p... more
  • Santa's Birthday Gift

    by Sherrill S. Cannon
    Santa’s Birthday Gift includes Santa in the Christmas story. (After reading a story of the nativity to my granddaughter, she asked “But where’s Santa?”)Winner of the 2011 Readers Favorite Silver Award and the 2011 Indie Excellence Finalist Award.