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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • The Tormenting Beauty of Empathy

    by RICHARD ROBBINS
    Hana, a young Guatemalan woman who fell mute from a childhood tragedy, flees the brutal Civil War ravaging her country in search of a better life in the United States. Soon after arriving, she discovers she's pregnant, and is banished from her new home and sent to live in a Mayan community in Indiantown, Florida. There, she settles into a peaceful life of embroidery and raising her child, a daughter who turns out to be... different... and special—the kind of special that soon draws worldwide ... more
  • Tristan

    by Beau Chapman
    Young college student experiences emotional abandoned from father. He represents a wonderful son and person, and increasingly becomes more deeply depressed, bordering on hopelessness. He asks a friend to write music for what appear to be lyrics, but turn out not. The boy dies from a broken heart. His friend at the funeral service plays his guitar to the "lyrics." They are the words of a child within the mother's womb that suddenly learned it was to be aborted. That scene was never expected and h... more
  • This Ain't No Normal Fire

    by Gerry Stanek

    Gerry Stanek’s second volume of fiction brings you back to Plattsville in a series of vignettes that capture the humanity of this imagined coal town. This Ain’t No Normal Fire is set in 1920s Western Pennsylvania. Plattsville’s inhabitants live on the edge of survival, loss, and deception. Stanek’s language is rich and poetic, and he leads the reader on a sometimes-harrowing journey: darkness and light, church and bar, and the fragile bones of men who work underground&... more

  • The Bodies That Move

    by Bunye Ngene
    The Bodies That Move tells the story of a man who embarks on a journey in search of greener pastures. Abandoned by his father as a child, Nosa is forced to bear the responsibility of caring for his mother and siblings. Seeing no future in Nigeria, he is persuaded by an old schoolmate to migrate to Europe. In order to achieve this, he employs the services of smugglers. His journey takes him through many transit cities, safe houses and detention camps in Nigeria, Niger and war-torn Libya, and se... more
  • The Lodger, That Summer

    by Levi Huxton

    It’s a hot summer Down Under and everyone’s got sex on the mind.

    Eighteen year-old James has had a tough year. Having lost his mom to cancer and fought through grief to finish high school, he’s now got secret desires to contend with. 

    It’s Christmas in Sydney, and he’s ready to cast his worries aside for the summer holidays, a time of poolside parties, bush walks and ocean swims. But who is the seductive young man who’s mov... more

  • The Authors of This Dream

    by Books Forward
    Brandon Chane's life is spinning out of control. After an altercation outside a performance venue nearly proves fatal, he's feeling at the mercy of dark forces threatening to tear his life apart. Even as a gifted poet and musician, his efforts to channel pain, frustration, and thwarted love into his music may not be enough to save him. Then he meets Saul Mason, a crisis counselor with the soul of a medicine man, who insists that Brandon's life and destiny are of his own making. With Saul's w... more
  • Hunny Finds a Family

    by J.E. Michel
    “Hunny Finds a Family” is an endearing little story, told through the eyes of Hunny, the Golden Retriever. This book (the first in a series), with its colorful, cheerful illustrations tells the story of how Hunny lives in a shelter and has always longed for a forever family. Finally, one day her wish comes true and she gets adopted.
  • Glimpse of A Mango

    by Dr. K. L. Register
  • The Woman in the Sun Hat

    by Daniel Damiano
    Peggy Bubone is the envy of the Cold River, Long Island social scene: wife to a respected dermatologist, mother to two handsome children, and newly hired Literature teacher at a prestigious local high school,...before a knock on her classroom door turns her world upside down with the shocking news of her husband's arrest. With her and her children soon ostracized and homeless, she embarks on a humorous yet harrowing journey, which ultimately leads her back to her undesirable roots and, eventuall... more
  • Museum Exhibit

    by Tom Brown
    This is a book of poems about love and life for mature adults. Written in various forms such as rondeau, senryu, pantoum, ode, cinquain, sonnets and other forms.
  • No One Gets Out Alive

    by Harry Tinders

    I mean, come on. Do you really think that advanced civilisations have nothing better to do than sort out the sorry mess humans have gotten themselves into? Like, enlightened civilisations, with advanced technologies, able to cross interstellar space and - what? They are going to come to earth to give us some friendly advice on where we are going wrong?

    Get real.

    Weirdly enough, that’s exactly what happened. It was quite a big project and took a lot of planning and what was r... more

  • Catwalk

    by Nicole Gabor

    Catwalk - A Novel

    Eighteen-year-old shy, suburban aspiring model Catherine Watson longed for adventure, for a life less…ordinary and moves away to pursue her modeling dream in New York City. When she is “discovered” by the hottest fashion designer in the pages of Vogue magazine, “Cat” thinks she has it all as the New York fashion world’s new “It” girl.

    Her life is thrust into an alternate universe, where star-studde... more

  • FTTH | fiber To The Home | Unisol

    by Ananthasasikala P

    Fiber optic home network is also known as Fiber-to-the-home (FTTH). Fiber optic home network the delivery of a communications signal over optical fiber from the operator’s switching equipment all the way to a home or business, thereby replacing existing copper infrastructure such as telephone wires and coaxial cable.

    Unisol Fiber optic home network is the idea of bringing high-speed networking, digital television, and telephone service to re... more

  • Barry and 4 Part 2’s

    by Alun Davies
    Barry and 4 Part 2’s is a sequel to an earlier book “ Barry and The Chronicles”. It records 4 separate short stories concerning the life of a very special,Spider called Barry. The first story introduces the reader to a game they can never play, the second to a journey they cannot make, the third to a language they cannot speak and the fourth to a search that may never end.
  • Little Bird's Big Message

    by Elizabeth Cureton
    Little Bird's Big Message is a picture book for age 0-5, with themes of antiracism, diversity, and kindness and social justice. The story is narrated by one of the birds in Central Park, telling the people, as children, how to interact with our fellow humans by listening rather than making assumptions, with humility rather than entitlement, by acknowledging our many differences as well as by finding common ground. With charming images of children of different races, cultures, abilities and gende... more
  • Panicles

    by RICHARD ROBBINS
    Is it better to take the risk and pursue the glory of fame and fortune, or to live a simpler, more grounded life? Follow the fates of two families, one wealthy and powerful, the other blue collar, from a chance meeting at a Florida poolside, to the highest levels of politics and power. This sweeping saga of love, war, money, and power leaves each family weighing their duty to their family versus service to their country. It all leads to a fateful choice—a sacrifice—which could change the c... more

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