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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • The Rock of Achill

    by Jim Sheehan
    An Irish tale you've never been told. As the last days of mythical Ireland draw to a close, experience the collision of the magical and early-nineteenth-century worlds. On a mission to secure the funds to recover his family land, Donn, an adolescent boy, joins a crew including Irish knights and escaped rebels as they set sail to restore an ancient kingdom. He leaves his new love, Bridget, behind on Achill Island, hoping that he can return to her a propertied gentleman and ask for her hand in ... more
  • Thirteen Miracles

    by DL Kennedy

    The Sierra Madres is the mother of all mountain ranges, and legend says it was the landing spot for Lucifer when he was cast out of heaven. The area is known as "The Devil's Backbone" -- a land of marijuana fields, opium poppies, kidnappings, and drug-related killings. Abby Welles is about to find out if the legends and the stories are true.

    Abby has lost her faith. After hearing a mysterious voice, she decides to write a book about miracles. Her research leads her to Mexico to meet a C... more

  • A Midsummer Night's Dream

    by Walton Burns
    The Silly Shakespeare for Students edition of Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream simplifies the famous play without dumbing it down. It's perfect for introducing students to the Bard and helping English Language Learners practice speaking and oracy skills while grappling with the classics. Author Paul Leonard Murray, director of the Belgrade English Language Theater, has cut the play down to an hour or so and made the language more accessible. But he's kept all the funny parts! Plus it rhym... more
  • And The Fires We Talked About

    by James Ross Kelly
    Kelly’s stories are tough, real, honest, and always true. Unadorned by gimmick or artifice, the pieces in this collection—all framed between the imagined voices of that most primal couple, Adam and Eve—carry us deep into the heart of a wild American world that in many ways (and most definitely for a lot of younger people) sadly no longer exists. The human settings of these stories—bars, strip clubs, dingy apartments, goldmines, ranches, logging crews, homesteads, highways—are rich with details a... more
  • A Chambered Nautilus

    by Anne L Watson
    When Nita inherits her childhood home in New Orleans, she finds the house occupied by ghosts of her past, playing out scenes of the life she fled forty years ago. What are they trying to tell her? Will they ever leave her in peace? And are they really spirits, or only visions, emerging from sealed-off depths of memory as from the shell of a chambered nautilus?
  • The Case of the Missing Firehouse Dog

    by Daphne Self
    Beautiful Majesty has been dognapped! Majesty, the firehouse dog, is missing. Willie and Jax are on the case to discover who is the dognapping culprit. Could it be their neighbor, Mr. Applebee? Or maybe it is Ms. Thornton? Join the Pintail Duo, Wilhelmina van der Coup and Jackson Barnaby, as they follow the clues to rescue Majesty in The Case of the Missing Firehouse Dog.
  • Inside Our Days

    by Michele Merens
    A happily married woman, Bree Durning, abruptly flees home and family after receiving a dire cancer diagnosis. When her husband, a trained psychologist, tracks her down, she can hardly explain why she has turned from all she loves to all she knows only promises pain. A story of our shadow selves and how they may offer us the courage we need to face tough times. Published October 2020 by Muriel Press, Marian University. Available on Amazon, at publisher's website, bookstores and libraries.
  • Latch Key Kids

    by John L. Sheppard

    Latch Key Kids, the long-awaited follow-up to Small Town Punk, chronicles the enduring impact one life can have on another.

    Resilience and the power of sibling friendship combine into a surprising, ingeniously layered comic novel about a boy inventing himself.

    In Latch Key Kids, Sheppard strips the flesh from the bone. He makes you laugh by combining searing wit with keen social observation.


  • In the Shadow of Gold: A Tale of the Lost Confederate Treasure

    by Michael Kenneth Smith
    In the Shadow of Gold A Tale of the Lost Confederate Treasure As Grant was about to take Richmond in early April of 1865, two trains left the city in the dark of night. One carried Jefferson Davis and his cabinet. The other carried the Confederate treasury, guarded by midshipmen from the CSA navy. Weeks later, Davis was captured by federal troops, but the treasure was nowhere to be found. The mystery of the lost gold has never been solved. In the Shadow of Gold tells the story of Yancey Arvi... more
  • Segways

    by cliftonmora mora
    Bassically Hoverkart or segway kart is a version of Hoverboard But it is more comfortable then Hoverboard Because it has a seat on it which makes it more reliable for people. Go hoverket is the best company for buying such stuffs
  • The Matador Who Ran Away from the Spider

    An original and funny story about Perreras who runs away from a spider. Perreras is used to fighting such huge bulls as a matador, however he is scared of a tiny spider! Perreras tells all his friends - Ana, the flamenco dancer, Pedro, his costume maker and Eduardo, an accountant, about "the big and hairy and VERY scary spider." Ana, Pedro and Eduardo enter his house to help Perreras search for the cheeky spider. "The Matador Who Ran Away From The Spider" is a fast-paced, good-natured rhyme ... more
  • Days of Hope, Miles of Misery

    by Fred Dickey
    The shout “giddap” starts the oxen down a path to the end of the world. For five months, and two thousand miles, the wagon train lumbers toward California on the Oregon Trail and into big trouble. The emigrants endure disease, dirt, and attacks from outlaws, and invaded Indians. Bitter strife erupts between ill-matched pioneers forced together by necessity. The 1845 wagon train is part of a vast westward movement; a monument to Americana that fascinates readers 175 years later. In one of ... more
  • The Epic of Gabriel and Jibreel

    by Marin
    The Epic of Gabriel and Jibreel is a cautionary tale of the ultimate friendship. It is a heartbreaking story of two boys, a refugee and a child from a wealthy suburb. Gabriel lives with his father in a large house surrounded by other large houses. One day, while exploring the beach, Gabriel meets Jibreel. Jibreel lives with his father in the upside-down boat that brought them across the sea. With similar stories of devastating loss, yet joyful dreams and a love for flying, the boys form an incre... more
  • Wordscapes Puzzle Guide For All Answers

    by Nale Fransh
    Wordscapes is really a fun game that requires that you develop phrases with your fingers by simply connecting and swiping letters within the correct order. The game is mainly a combination of common sense as well as vision. You should make utilization of both sensory faculties to resolve the puzzles since your vision and sound abilities do not actually allow you to solve the puzzle without judgment. Every level is made up of 3 circles along with phrases on them. At the start of each stage, y... more
  • Mr. Tickety-Toc Clock and the Magic Library

    by Davon Miller
    Mr. Tickety-Toc Clock loves to read. He has books from A to Z. He loves to read so much that he's always wished to venture in the books in his library. A witch hears him and ensures magical chaos for Mr. Tickety-Toc Clock!
  • Do You See the Giant?

    by Srividhya Lakshmanan

    A colorful picture book that can teach your toddler to compare sizes through animals. And, learn thirteen animal names and their favorite foods.
    What’s included in this book:
    1) FUN and EYE-POPPING illustrations.
    2) LARGE BOOK for an easy flip through.
    3) BIGGER Fonts.
    4) LIMITED text keeping in mind toddlers attention span.
    The book can help subtly communicate that no one is big or small, and everyone has got a unique place in our world.