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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • RiverWays: The River Goers' Guide to River Etiquette

    by Chula Linda Gemignani
    RiverWays is a beautiful and practical guide for visiting rivers with care and consideration. This book of playful watercolors and river-inspiring poetry will help protect all rivers, their visitors, and the communities living near them.
  • Runt

    by John H. Matthews
    Mo Noonan just wants to get to middle school in one piece. But a new kid in fifth grade is trying to keep that from happening. Shorter than everyone else in his grade, and maybe even the grade below him, Mo has never been bullied before. This is new territory.His mom tells him to try to be friends with the kid. His best friend suggests moving to a new state and changing his name. But Mo stands his ground through the rest of fifth grade, through the science fair, soccer tryouts, and everything el... more
  • Scarlet Oak

    by Angie Weiland-Crosby
    Tree sprite Scarlet Oak exists as an outlier in her forested community. Wingless since early youth, she longs for a more profound life. Then, one autumn night in 1977, an autistic boy hangs himself from her tree. Heartbroken, Scarlet bargains with Smis, Southern Maryland’s Grim Reaper, for one cycle of seasons to find proof that that boy’s spirit belongs to the Light, not the Dark. Scarlet morphs into human form and is accepted into the boy’s grieving family on an isolated farm, during which tim... more
  • Knitting

    by Robin Merrill
    Ask anyone: Jason DeGrave leads a charmed life. He’s the handsome hero, bound for greatness. But Jason has a secret, and it’s killing him. He doesn’t know what to do and asking for help will only make things worse. Can the seven senior saints of New Beginnings Church make a difference, or is this one bigger than them?
  • Stan, Stan, the Bacteria Man

    by Stephen M.A.

    ● Stan the bacteria man appeared in the Oval Office on a gloomy Tuesday morning in late August.
    A wildly weird journey into the indeterminate future of this Great Nation full of 0.50-inch service weapon rounds.

    He only wants to talk. The heavily armed humans only want to shoot.

    Tale as old as time.

    On the surface, gray goo gradually becomes warm skin. But underneath beats a heart of gold (or peanut butter, or ball bearings, or meat, as suits the occasion).... more

  • Hank and the Runaway Catfish

    by Xolani Kacela
    A young boy discovers the great outdoors and the joy of fishing. Once a die-hard video gamer, Hank begins fishing with the encouragement of a family friend. He quickly becomes “hooked,” then gets his sister involved in the fun.
  • Sweet Reign-Fourth Wave Feminine Principles

    by Dr. Ana Perez Chisti
    Sweet Reign-Fourth Wave Feminine Principles recounts incidents from the lives of eight historical Holy Women--and how the life of the author, Ana Perez Chisti, was shaped by their influence. Hidden in these Holy Women's intuitive actions are the seeds of spiritual potential, illuminating how we can understand others and ourselves more compassionately. When Fourth Wave Feminine Principles are activated, doubt vanishes, and one can sense through the subtle awareness of gender balance, the Divine c... more
  • Light Fracture

    by Deena C. Bouknight
    Agnes’ plummet inside the Morris Island lighthouse became the stuff of local lore and ghost stories. But was her actual death driven by mental illness? Or, did the lighthouse keeper play a part? The teacher? This well-researched historical literary fiction illumines struggles meant to stay shrouded in a time when patience was a virtue, a lighthouse saved lives, and an earthquake was the furthest notion in the minds of those living in the lowcountry.
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  • Hemingway's Daughter ISBN: 9798723557581

    by Christine Whitehead
    Finn Hemingway knows for a fact that she’s been born at the wrong time into the wrong family with the wrong talents, making her three dreams for the future almost impossible to attain. She burns to be a trial lawyer in an era when RBG is being told to type and when a man who is 500th in his law school class is hired over a woman who is first in hers. She yearns to find true love when the family curse dictates that love always ends for the Hemingways and usually it ends badly. And finally... more
  • Winnie- Daughter of Azania

    by Ade Ajibulu
    A young Winnie finds herself either to save herself or her sick community. She opts to save her community, but when things go the other way for the community -which gives light to others but walks in darkness, turns against her. But just like her late father, Winnie is Azania and Azania is Winnie, she is ready to give herself for kidnapping to save her people from their yearly calamity. To what extent can a 16-year old teenager carry the burden of the entire community?
  • Beyond the Forest Floor and other Forest Tales

    by Joanne McFall
    Beyond the Forest Floor and other Forest Tales is a lively, illustrated collection of stories containing thirteen short stories based on fascinating forest characters and wild forest landscape. In fairy folk style it contains stories such as 'Essence Flowers' containing colourful protagonists, their adventures and relationships with the world around them, in this case Rose Hill. The stories connect with readers of different ages and backgrounds, helping to see things from different perspectives.... more
  • Justice Makes a Difference: The Story of Miss Freedom Fighter, Esquire

    by Artika Tyner
    “Words are powerful,” Grandma told Justice. “They can be used in powerful ways to do good or to do harm. That’s why it’s important to always be careful with your words.”Justice has grown up witnessing the many ways her grandma serves the community. She wants to make a difference in the world, too, but how? Isn’t she too young?Through conversations with her grandma and their shared love of books, Justice learns about important women and men throughout history who changed the world: Ella Baker, Sh... more
  • Death of a Coast Watcher

    by Anthony English

    Nominated for the 2021 Booker Prize.

    In 1943 on Bougainville Island, New Guinea, a Japanese officer beheads Hugh Rand, an Australian spy — a coast watcher. The spectators include villagers he terrorized as his mind frayed under the stress of pursuit by soldiers and their hounds. Rand’s influence transcends his death. For decades he plagues characters who strive to cope with him and one another in New Guinea, the Gilbert Islands, Australia and Japan. Who misperceives? Lies? S... more

  • A Week at the Woods

    by Rebecca Taylor
    Rachel Woods comes from a small town in Vermont, with a big lovable family, big dreams, and a big heart. But following an explosive revelation from her family on her wedding day, Rachel moves overseas to London with her new husband and hasn’t seen her family in three years. Now divorced, she returns home to a family reunion at the lake but while there, the past and present situations of everyone in the family come to light. Her older sister, Maggie is grappling with a philandering husband; her b... more
  • Love on the Mall

    by Ann Beltran

    Lose yourself in a love story set in America's front yard, the National Mall. Meet Estela the anthropologist, a flirty young woman moving into the Roaring 20's, and Nikos, an architect, vulnerable and struggling to put the Great War and Spanish flu behind him. Soulmates? Perhaps. Yet for twenty years their romance never leaves the National Mall. What keeps them apart lies within. Enter their time/space bubble where they negotiate tipping points and choose to change - or not. Only time... more