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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • The Ballerina

    by Catherine Follestad
    The Ballerina is a story about reaching dreams, fulfilling destiny, and an extraordinary experience of a lifetime. Alina loves to dance and has a growing passion for the art of ballet. With an upcoming performance for her dance class, she finds herself struggling with the confidence to stand out. One day, while helping her mother in her vintage shop, Alina finds an old enchanting costume in a donated box. This magical costume connects Alina to a famous prima ballerina from times past, who enco... more
  • Writing Strategies to Help with Writing

    by Kory Rosmeln

    Asking for rewrites can strengthen your paper. It lets your professor know that you take the assignment seriously enough to make revisions, and it allows them to give you feedback on your writing skills.

    Rewrites are especially useful when students have a lot of work to do on an important essay. They often need to add more sources, or change the argument they're making.

    When you need ... more

  • Tips For Writing Student Papers

    by Kory Rosmeln

    Writing student papers is a difficult task that many students find incredibly stressful. However, the process of writing them can be simplified if you follow certain tips.

    Papers should be well-structured and written using a consistent format and citation style. The most common are APA, MLA, and Chicago.

    Read the assignment carefully

    If you are going to write a student paper, it is important that you read the assignment carefully. This w... more

  • Strong Family Members

    by GHAD
    From the projects to upscale communities, many are familiar with the drama and action that unfold in the Greater Toronto Area, but only a few are aware of what really goes on in the underworld—coexisting with everyday life. Jiggy is a young man with many years of experience in the vibrant city of Toronto. His glamorous lifestyle derives from dealings in the underworld, where business is never personal. When an old friend resurfaces from the past, Jiggy is faced with problems that affect membe... more
  • Bash and Lucy Say, "Love, Love, Bark!"

    by Lisa and Michael Cohn
    Who Stole the Dog Books? Can Dog-tention Save the Day? Someone has been stealing Bash’s favorite dog books from the library, books that help calm him when the world is too loud, too bright, or too busy. Bash enlists the aid of a power trio to help identify the thief. Grandma Vera, a feisty immigrant from Ukraine and the town’s assistant mayor, takes the lead with her no-nonsense personality. Bash also recruits his sister, Ally, a spunky mayor-dancer-librarian. Of course, the investigat... more
  • David: Reign

    by Mark Buchanan
    A boy, slight and swift, runs the spine of a steep hill. A single false step, one stumble, he’ll plummet headlong to a sure death. But his footing is flawless, more wing than flesh. Daybreak splinters the stony ground with light and shadow. A cautious soul would slow. He runs faster. So continues Mark Buchanan’s trilogy of novels vividly recreating the life and times of David. In Book II, David steps into his role as king, first of Judah, then of all Israel. But trouble abounds, as factions and... more
  • Uniformly Undeserved

    by P. Scott Corbett
    Guilty of only looking like the enemy, the Japanese American community was sucked into uniformly undeserved treatment at the hands of their government after December 7, 1941. Eiji Takara was an American-born person of Okinawan/Japanese descent who had been sent back to Japan in the 1930s to be educated and became what was known as Kibei. Despite the intense suspicions about his loyalty to America, he was recruited by the Military Intelligence Service to help translate and analyze intercepted Jap... more
  • A Thousand Cranes

    by P. Scott Corbett
    Love, hate, and memories are the drivers that propel us through life's confusing mazes and narrowly missed collisions with others that can change the arc of our fates. A Thousand Cranes tackles some of the issues of the often hidden and lingering effects of the Vietnam war on men struggling to construct useful civilian lives after surviving the uncivil life of that conflict. For college professors like Roland and Alex, or campus cop Butch, not even the relative calm and structure of academic lif... more
  • Marketing Executive

    by Shane Jackson

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  • Footprints on the Heart

    by Jean Naggar
    Driven by a mother's sacrifice to save her daughter from abuse and a lifetime of poverty, deprivation and neglect, FOOTPRINTS ON THE HEART unwinds an epic tale of love, loss and exile in the lives of unforgettable characters as they navigate the turbulence of their lives against a backdrop of powerful world events. Connected by circumstance and destiny, the lives of a celebrity model in New York, a goatherd from the upper Nile valley, and a young Jew cast out of his native land, set off a n int... more
  • A Walk In Ola's Shoes (Adventures in Ola’s Shoes Series)

    by Victoria Deodato

    Join forces with Ola to build a future that is brighter and more sustainable for all.

    From the time Ola was little, her parents would say, “Our Ola will change the world one day.”

    Ola has always had an overwhelming desire to help animals. From injured bats to stray cats, her love of all creatures knows no bounds. Even simple family strolls can turn into rescue missions, and her beloved dog, Gordy, is always by her side.
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  • Sins of the Father (Sister Christian Book 2)

    by Lisa Beth Darling

    The Rain.

    To Hannah it seems it never stops raining.

    The droplets on the window pane blur the lines between fantasy and reality, just as the items that won't stop coming to the door make those between past & present nonexistent.

    Struggling between the darkness in her mind and the pain in her recovering body the agonizing truth of those dark family secrets comes to light.

    It’s up to Mason, and his unconventional methods to help Hannah con... more

  • The Long Redemption

    by David Olson
    Synopsis The Long Redemption Nearly everyone has something they regret doing as a teenager. The depth of this regret and the ways one deals with it in their later years is the theme of my novel "The Long Redemption". Three of my four main characters live with their past transgressions. Each of the three takes a different tact when dealing with them. Elmer Hedges, my protagonist, is racked with guilt over his helping to cover up the murder of one of his high school classmates. He holds... more
  • Island of Berbertato

    by Navsky
    Bermuda, the sea creature, takes shelter in a dank cave finding a plentiful supply of food and water. He submerges to the squawking of birds like no other he has ever seen. Beautiful to the eyes, with voices like cool springs, Bermuda understands how he came to be half sea creature, half turtle before making his way. Short Fiction, Short Story
  • Life's No Substitute For Dreaming

    by Rick Sanford

    Life's No Substitute For Dreaming is a novella which presents the detailed journey of two young artists as they experience the difficult birth of the 21st century. Expressive and poetic, with subtle humor throughout, the story chronicles the past as it considers the future.

  • Always Orchid

    by Carol VanDenHende
    He almost let her go. Her past could tear them apart. But a love like theirs is worth fighting for… Phoenix Walker will never be the same. Nine months after a heroic act leaves him forever changed, he refuses to hurt Orchid Paige ever again. Orchid is ready to forgive. Convincing her guy she still loves him, no matter his injuries, she works to rebuild their intimacy. But their move to her family’s ancestral country unveils China’s superstitions against people with disabilities. Worse, their f... more