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  • They Call Me Africa

    by Nadine A. Luke
    Amiri loves school and can't wait for the first day of third grade. However, when he arrives, he finds himself the target of racism and bullying at the hands of his classmates. The constant taunts about his dark brown skin and locked hair leave him feeling heartbroken and helpless. Amiri has a choice to make—allow the bullying to continue, or handle the situation in a different way. His decision surprises everyone in the class, including his teacher. Explore Amiri's journey as he discovers the... more
  • The Wild Chronicles

    by Tim Pompey
    After spending years fending for herself on a wide-open prairie, young Bridget Seegraw stumbles into a ghost town and discovers an unusual site: Last Chance Bookstore. In a bleak land harshly controlled by the Order and its soldiers, the Purveyors, Bridget falls under the gentle influence of the bookstore and must adapt to a different way of life - The Code - as taught to her by the store's manager and philosopher, Dakota Robishaw. With Dakota's help, Bridget begins to trust and be loyal to her ... more
  • Show and tell is CLOSED

    by Tanja Kobasic
    A horrid germ has taken over the world and seven-year-old Beau Badeaux is not happy. People are in ISOLATION. School is closed. Even worse, show and tell is closed. Greatly disappointed over not being able to show his GIANT glow-in-the-dark ball, Beau writes his personal feelings about having to isolate on the ball and then angrily kicks it down the steep hill that leads into the valley. Taking on a life of its own, Beau's GIANT ball takes over Flowertown, causing both chaos and joy, and eventua... more
  • Dreams of Otis

    by Tim Pompey
    Otis Barner lives a very quiet life in the small Tennessee town of Davis. Born into poverty and suffering from a harsh childhood, he is considered by most to be a man slow in mind who lives at the edge of society. But Otis is not slow. He's just different, and like any one else, he has dreams for his life. To be someone's hero. To build a secret castle. To dance to Bob Crow and the River. To fall in love. When he meets Audrey Reagan, his dreams start to crystallize. A woman for his house. A life... more
  • Millennial Dudcore

    by Mark Bulahao

    Millennial Dudcore is the comic coming-of-age story of Joe Moose, a freshman at Axenburg University. He is also a Feminist, writer, gamer, emo, creep, and a wannabe comedian who dabbles in offensive humor.

    His own words: “Hello, Fellow Feminists. I have been sent by my mother, a Feminist Matriarch, on a grand quest to find a magical, powerful artifact called The Diploma. Join me on my journey against The Patriarchy and we shall battle dragons, tritons, trolls, sexist uncles, and m... more

  • Vashikaran specialist in Canada | Black magic specialist in Canada

    Life never gets on the right track. If any person think they can make their life to move freely then can of course make the things better for them. Thus for every person usually a better life is always dream. It is quite tough to make it possible. Some spiritual people always go for the solution which is related to God or astrology. There are many more people who come to the Vashikaran Specialist in Canada. The vashikaran is very powerful branch of the astrology which actually works for everyone... more
  • Everything That Came Before Grace

    by Bill See
    A single-father comes of age as he discovers whether it’s love or fatherhood that could save him. Haunted by his mother’s death and a series of serendipitous events from his past, Benjamin Bradford desperately tries to keep his mental illness under control while raising his daughter Sophia. Set against the iconic streets of Los Angeles, there’s music always playing, heavy therapy sessions and private emails to discern, shattered friendships and betrayal, and the specter of a true love that got a... more
  • Keeping Christmas Magic: a novella

    by Cherie Ann Vick
    In December 2008, Bob Morrison is eleven-months unemployed. Though an active participant in a weekly job search group, Bob’s skills are a poor fit for the meager opportunities where he lives with his wife, Stephanie. Her job in higher education has paid some, but not all, of their bills. Bob’s unemployment benefits will end in January. After creditors leave threatening voicemail messages, Stephanie secretly searches for a better-paying job in a larger city. Their college-student daughter, Michel... more
  • Ouch

    by Pug Grumble

    Sylvester’s got a bit of a thing for pain. In the silliest of ways, he enjoys it. He likes splinters and stubbed toes, pizza burns and ice cream headaches. He’s dating the perfect girl in Felicia, a sadistic siren who torments any who wander within reach. The kinda girl who sharpens doorknobs and electrifies jukeboxes. But when Felicia goes to jail, Sylvester literally can’t help but run into Natalie, a colossal klutz who topples into everything. The kinda girl who twists he... more

  • Prabhavati's Son

    by T A Balasubramanian
    When Prabhavati yearns to have a son, she gets caught up in a chain of apparently disconnected actions and reactions that whirl, intersect and spool across time through the lives of many people around her. They include her husband, Keshavan, who is listless and bored with his life; his friend, Devarajan, who joins an ashram to pursue the spiritual life; Rukmini, the beautiful woman at the ashram who falls in love with Devarajan; Brihaspati, Prabhavati’s old father, who still mourns the loss o... more
  • 978-0-9995394-4-6

    by Marlene M. Bell
    On a visit to her grandma’s farm, eight-year-old Mia discovers a newborn, orphaned lamb outside in the cold and takes her to the laundry room, naming her Nattie. As she tries to nurse the lamb back to health, Mia discovers that Nattie is different from the other lambs and struggles to fit in with them like Mia does with other kids her age. When her grandmother says she will sell Nattie to a neighbor, Mia must come up with a plan to keep her friend around—one that will show the family just how... more
  • The Magic Dolphin

    by Ileno Zona
    The Magic Dolphin is a delightful children's story about helping others. It teaches children to take the time to help others in need and the magic that can happen when they do.
  • Destination Callao: A Historical Novel

    by David Adamson Harper

    All good historical novels have a fascinating story written around a real event in history. In DESTINATION CALLAO the author has taken two separate historical events and woven them together into a thrilling story that has all the elements of adventure, romance and enough saber rattling to more than satisfy those with a taste for action, including a duel with cutlasses and a deadly ambush.

    The year is 1851 and Conor Fitzgerald, a former Midshipman in the Royal Navy having passed his Lieu... more

  • Embaixador

    by Marcus John Beltran
    With everything lost, a young man's desperate cry is heard who questions life itself. Unknown to him, the answer arrives as a strange foreign traveler crosses his path. With the young man set firm on ending it all, he begins an unstoppable wild free-for-all; professing to the traveler he wants to experience it all before his death. All the while his new traveler friend remains by his side throughout his spiraling downfall. As another mysterious person enters the scene, the young man is now pulle... more
  • Petra's Power to See: A Media Literacy Adventure

    by Dina Alexander
    Hi friends! My name is Petra and I want to help you learn about an incredible power. My mom calls it media literacy, but I call it the POWER TO SEE because I’ve started looking at the world in a whole new way. Join me as we learn about media literacy. We will have the POWER TO SEE hidden messages in media like advertising, social media, movies, and fake news—and we will learn how to DECONSTRUCT it too! With your new power, you’ll know how to seek out the best and avoid the worst, re... more
  • A Striving After Wind Part II

    by Sharon Traner
    This is the continuing saga of the Winston family, which has been uprooted from their affluent lifestyle in New York City and is now living on a farm in Iowa. In Part I, the reader learned of the siblings’ divergent personalities as they coped with seemingly insurmountable obstacles and conflicts, both internally and politically as the Vietnam War rages on. None of the Winstons expected to share their father’s vision of making the farm succeed, but they have found themselves invested in their ne... more