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  • Secrets of a Dutch Baroness

    by Eirian J Williams
    A young Dutch baroness and her scientist husband hold a secret.It could lead Nazi Germany into developing atomic weapons, capable of annihilating London,New York and Moscow.Having already escaped from Franco's Spain in 1936, they are forced to flee from Belgium by the invading German army in 1940.Hunted across France, the Pyrénées and Spain, they must survive and trust no one. Pursuing them on behalf of the Third Reich is the Baroness' childhood neighbour, now a high-ranking SS Officer, followed... more
  • The Law Student, the Learned Driver, and the Mopol

    by Michael Akerele

    A law student, while entering a taxi in Nigeria, was accosted by a police officer who alleged that the taxi driver had breached a road traffic rule. It took a convincing argument from the driver to get them off the hook.

  • Peanut the Penguin

    by Aruna M. Lepore

    Follow Peanut, an adorable little penguin, through his journey as he tries to share his unique gift for singing. He wants to sing to the other penguins on his shore but there is one problem. He only sings at night, which annoys the other penguins that want to sleep. With his family's support he tries to find a way to make everyone, including himself happy. For kids 3 to 8 years.

  • An Elf's Journey Home

    by Kristen Denzer
    An Elf's Journey Home shares one elf's story about his love for his family and how all he really wants is to stay with his family forever. Get a rare glimpse inside the mind of an elf. Learn about his excitement as he waits to be promoted to scout, his feelings on being apart from his family most of the year, and how all he really wants for Christmas is to stay with them year-round. This rhyming children's picture book provides children the opportunity to choose to keep their elf as a family mem... more
  • Broken-Down Heroes of the Western Night

    by Stephen Kozeniewski

    Hardcharging army lieutenant Bickham Deth's only desire is to lead soldiers in combat. In the bloody winter of 2006, he expects to finally earn his baptism by fire on the streets of Kabul or Baghdad.

    Instead, he finds himself trapped in Oklahoma on funeral detail.

    Deth is honored to pay tribute to the veterans of Vietnam and World War II, but his patience is pushed to the breaking point by incompetent morticians, squabbling family members, and a mishap with the color... more

  • Oreads

    by John Lavelle
    Cassie Wolphe lives in the mountains of West Virginia and is coming of age in the turbulent times of the nineteen sixties. At fourteen Cassie believes she will live the life of her mother, grandmother, and aunts, marrying and spending her life on a small farm, rearing her children. However, modern culture, through TV and radio, and the Vietnam War permeate the everyday life of the young people in the mountains. This modernity carves away at the foundation of the lives of Cassie, her brother B... more
  • 9781638372103

    by Tim Ranney
    A modern-day Stand by Me, this coming of age story is set in 1969 against the backdrop of the moon landing and Woodstock. Grant is finishing his freshman year of high school in small town, Connecticut. While summer vacation looms large and enticing, his best friend, David, is about to drag him into all sorts of predicaments. David is determined to date Lisa, whose parents will only allow her to double date in public. He talks Grant into chaperoning, along with Lisa's best friend, Rebecca, who is... more
  • The Nubian Barnstormer Volume 2 Crossroads

    by Dessa Little
    Now a mother, Ava Odell-Hemmer and Black Wall Street fight to rebuild. From the Roaring '20s through the Great Depression, tragedy and triumph reshape her and those she loves as World War II dawns.
  • The Nubian Barnstormer Volume 1 Persistence

    by Dessa Little
    Ava Odell wants to fly an airplane: a controversial dream for a Black Wall Street resident during World War I. On her quest, she braves a Jim Crow world and forges bonds that transform her.
  • The Christmas Gift

    by Rebecca Funke
    3 gifts. 1 woman. A choice to be made. Christmas rolls around faster than Rachel, a mid-30s mom of two, can say, “Put down the nerf gun, Noah!” It's her fourth year as a single mom, and she seems to be failing at it. Rachel’s third-grade son, Noah, is starting to act out in school, and she has become strapped for cash and energy. Still, she's determined to give her kids the best Christmas ever. But even with the extra effort, she’s afraid she will sabotage the Christmas she's trying to sav... more
  • Jojo's Tiny Ear

    by Stefania Munzi-Logus
    Author and illustrator, Stefania Munzi-Logus has written an inspiring book about her son Joseph, who was born with a hearing disability called microtia. Listen as Jojo teaches you about his tiny ear that just didn't grow, his hearing aid, and most importantly how being disabled doesn't mean he can't play, travel, enjoy the ocean's roar, and do all the things kids around the world do!
  • The Hope and Melvin of Humanity and Other Surprising Short Stories

    by jonathan foster
    When you pull at the thread of questions woven into the fabric of institutionalized thinking, you get a collection of short fictional stories called The Hope and Melvin of Humanity and Other Surprising Short Stories. In the title story, Hope must consider what she believes as she uncovers common denominators between the powers of big business and big religion. It's a story that might offer a more expansive image of love, a more interesting picture of God, and a better way to be human. ... more
  • Friendship's Gallop

    by Ross Davis
    Friendship’s Gallop is a short story about a homesteader’s son and a Lakota Indian boy who become steadfast friends through music, horsemanship, and simple adventure. However, their friendship is ultimately tested as they are forced to choose sides amid the Cavalry’s attempt to purge the Indian boy’s tribe from the frontier.
  • The Search for Mukurob

    by André Costa
    Upon the brutal murder of his childhood friend in the hands of extremists, David Callaghan, a young Catholic priest in a small Irish town, begins to question his faith in humanity. When he stumbles across an article on the identification of the most ancient humans on Earth - the San people of the Kalahari - David makes it his mission to find out what went wrong in the human odyssey. He then takes a sabbatical from the priesthood to join an anthropological mission among the San in Africa. The ine... more
  • OUT OF THE DARKNESS: A NOVEL

    by Jeanne Fortune
    From a complicated Haitian life to heart surgery to homelessness, Cynthia Josaphat’s struggles to survive her new life in the United States seem endless. After she’s taken from the only home she’s ever known by a domineering yet distant father, Cynthia’s life takes a sudden turn towards despair. Away from her mother for the first time, the Haitian teenager resolves to make the best of a difficult transition to America. Life in Haiti wasn’t perfect, but it was the only life she knew. Now, sudden... more
  • The Adventures of Logan & Lilly and the Lost Treasure

    by Candace Valek
    When Logan finds his dad's old watch in the attic, all it does is flash orange and blue. Orange and blue. He thinks it's broken until all his toys come to life! His pirate doll, Captain Orangebeard, explains it's because the watch has chosen Logan to help rescue a toy who's been kangaroo-napped by the evil, Pinky Pirate. Logan may be just a boy, but he's about to go on the adventure of a lifetime. (Thankfully, he has his best friend, Lilly, by his side.) Join Logan and Lilly, as they sail t... more

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