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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • The Hoppernots

    by Deborah Blake Dempsey

    The Hoppernots deliver an unforgettable adventure about friendship, strange alliances, and community.
    When frightened Elders announce a Hoppernot sighting, Max, Cristobel, and Spyder think they know exactly what to do. With a nose for adventure­­­­­--and because the Elders are all talk and no hop--they sneak off to find out if the legendary creatures are real and discover Hoppernots not only exist, but they are destroying their home. 
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  • Lincoln Raw: a biographical novel

    by DL Fowler

    A rare journey into the heart and mind of Abraham Lincoln, because events don't make history ... people do.

    Abraham Lincoln is inescapably human, reliving the gauntlet of tragedy and abuse that should have consumed him, exposing his private reasons for standing firm on the brink of war.

  • The Truth About Emily

    by Madi Brown
    29-year-old Emily Greene looks the part, but she’s still working on becoming a modern-day woman. Not that she’s one to back down from a challenge, but living as an eternal work-in-progress wasn't exactly the goal that she had in mind. It’s a harsh but true realization---the idea that that time isn't on her side, and the notion that wanting to have it all, doesn't mean getting it. The verdict is in; with zero prospects for a relationship and a stalled blogging career, Emily has every reason to be... more
  • Girls.

    by Jo Vraca
    Good girls and bad girls, they're everywhere. Which one are you? Girls is a collection of short stories about young women in the city and the country, who are living with choices made by, and for, them. Dive into their lives.
  • The Dragon's Daughter

    by Sharon Honeycutt
    Mariah Baxter only has to make it through two more years in Fountain Park and then she can get away—away from her small town, from the kids at school who hate her, but most of all from her dad who just happens to be a grand dragon in the Ku Klux Klan. For more than ten years, Mariah’s worn the robe and hood. She’s gone to the rallies, carried the torches. For more than ten years, she’s toed the line. She’s been the good Klan daughter her father expected her to be—there were no other option... more
  • Taking Stock

    by Scott Bartlett
    Just as Sheldon Mason is about to end it all, he meets his upstairs neighbour, a drug dealer named Sam. Sam gets him professional help, as well as a job at a local grocery store. As he struggles to make sense of his life, Sheldon starts to notice something odd about one of his new co-workers, Gilbert Ryan. Gilbert seems to know about Sheldon's mental health issues - in fact, he seems to know secrets about everyone. And Gilbert sees value in Sheldon...
  • The Women of Great Island

    by Dianne Comiskey
    A colonial English public house, on an island in Cape Cod Bay, Massachusetts, between the years 1690-1740, provides the setting. Established as a refuge and lookout station for on-shore whalers, the tavern becomes home to six women. First and third person narratives trace their stories and relationships--bonds that mirror the social, matriarchal behavior of the pilot whales the men hunt.
  • Glory: The Hair

    by Sandra Hamer

    Glory...the Hair takes you inside Touch Up Beauty Salon. Jennifer Williams goes in for a routine hair salon visit. She leaves with more than she bargains for. Shelia Kennedy snips off more of Jennifer's hair than she requests. Jennifer is furious and takes her to court. She's not suing for money. You'll have to flip through the pages of Glory...the Hair to find out that part.

  • The Devil's Widow and Other Stories

    by Richard Average

    Ten magical realism stories of Man's relation to the Sea,Love, Life and Death. In the midst of the drudgery of our here-below they evoke a bright spirit world where the flame of consciousness burns true and free.And maybe a wee bit Pixie-ish. 

  • The Architect Of Law

    by Michael Jeffery Blair

    — An engaging story deftly written from beginning to end.
    Two men. One a wealthy corporate lawyer from Los Angeles to whom success has come easy. The other a former homeless child from the streets of Rio aching for the big money. Both are reaching for something impossible, something that has always eluded them. They will find it in a floating gold town far up the Amazon, if somebody doesn't find them first…

  • Devon: The Wild Adventures of Devon and Friends

    by Elena N. Marcus

    Ages: 4 to 10 years old. Devon's friends, Picco and the panda bear get in trouble at the zoo and are rescued by the boy's first grader friend, Shirley, and her schoolmates. A  74-page illustrated story written in rhymes and in play format, to be read aloud, interactively.

  • Sudden Rivers

    by Michael Jeffery Blair

    — A complex and skillfully crafted novel with vibrant characters set against a background of incendiary social issues.
    A mid-level U.S. diplomat is sent on a mission to Egypt the day before a military coup that nobody expected. Suddenly, the streets aren’t safe for anyone, especially an American, especially one who mysteriously begins to show fantastic healing powers. Something is happening, something profound and it sweeps him into a life he never b... more

  • Just Mercy

    by Dorothy Van Soest
    Bernadette Baker lives through every mother’s worst nightmare when her adopted sixteen-year-old daughter, Veronica, is brutally murdered by a deranged stranger. The shocking and random act of violence sets off a chain of events that causes Bernadette’s family to face unimaginable pain and question everything they hold dear. Ten years later Veronica’s killer, Raelynn Blackwell, is facing execution. Despite being united in their grief over Veronica, the Baker family is deeply divided about the de... more
  • Untethered

    by Katie Hayoz
    Sixteen-year-old Sylvie isn’t comfortable in her own skin. In fact, there are times she can’t even manage to stay inside it. She accidentally astral projects in all the worst places -- from the cafeteria to the car -- slipping out of her body and fainting to the floor. After years of trying to ignore her ability to astral project, Sylvie finally decides to embrace it. But she also decides to embrace the shadows that accompany her on her out-of-body experiences. Opening herself up to the shad... more
  • Reel Sharpe

    by Jenna Baker
    After working as a producer in reality television for the past eight years, Victoria Sharpe knows how important it is to get the shot. When she teams up with two unwilling detectives on her latest gig, a real-life detective series called Murder Live!, her unorthodox style and in-your-face approach throws the cops for a loop. She asks a grieving mother to redo a camera take to show stronger emotion and nearly gets kicked off the project when she decides to go undercover to try to solve the ca... more
  • The Fog Index

    by Pat Jourdan
    People are puzzled, trapped or inquisitive as a painting comes to life and an hotel disappears. A story goes on trial, love-letters surface, protestors stagger past ; these stories give shape to random events.