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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • Utopea

    by Wynn Mercere
    In 1909, newspapers shaped the world, and Hector Browning was a newspaper man. He was a master at wordplay, a king of persuasion with the power of the press. The new century had dawned; it was time to turn a rustic people from their old ways, and more importantly, their homes. His assignment was simple: Get those people out of the hills. But Browning and his league of industrialists were about to run up against a different kind of power, one that didn't rely on ink and intimidation. Words would ... more
  • The Worst Day Ever! - Dove Family Seal of Approval

    by Debbie Reece

    James is back in his second adventure. Educators and parents agree “The Worst Day Ever!” presents issues that elementary-aged children face daily; self-control, impulse behavior, adjusting to school rules, and friendships. Even on the worst days, there is someone who will love and hug you. Includes coloring page. BeeBop Books encourages compassion, self-confidence, and family values in illustrated children’s books inspired by actual events. Dove Family Seal of Approval.

  • The Christmas Pumpkin- Dove Family Seal of Approval

    by Debbie Reece

    When James decides to decorate a neglected green pumpkin for Christmas, his community and classmates laugh at him. However, his parents support him and he has the self-confidence to carve a star like the star the three wise men follow and let his light shine. Includes an interactive coloring page where readers can decorate their own Christmas Pumpkin. BeeBop Books encourages compassion, self-confidence, and family values in illustrated children’s books inspired by actual events. Dove Fa... more

  • Home Again

    by Michael Kenneth Smith
    Two young boys from Eastern Tennessee sign up to go go to battle in the Civil War, one for the Union and the other for the confederacy. They both have special talents and distinguish themselves, however, they go into war for different reasons. They learn war is hell and return home severely damaged.
  • Hey Boy

    by Ben Strouse
    A boy struggles to grow up "faster than anybody!" so he can rescue a shelter dog.
  • The Flax Flower

    by Amanda MacLean
    A 17th century Scottish 'honour-killing'. The 350-year old ballad Mill o’ Tifty’s Annie is retold in The Flax Flower, which relates not only the tragic true story told in the ballad, but the story of how the song itself came to be. Annie, the daughter of a well-off gentleman, is secretly in love with Andrew Lammie, a man below her station. Her ambitious and overbearing father, a miller, sets great store by his own good name and status. He insists that she must marry a gentleman like himse... more
  • 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