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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • Mrs. Potts Finds Thanksgiving

    by Alice K. Boatwright

    In this new holiday classic, inspired by Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol, the miserly Martha Potts is reminded that there's more to life than work and money after chance encounters with a homeless woman and a stray cat, who comes to stay. Between Thanksgiving eve and Thanksgiving Day, events unfold that lead her to rediscover the importance of connection and the true meaning of the holiday: giving and gratitude. A perfect holiday season gift. Best enjoyed when read aloud with famil... more

  • Halloween Is Not Over

    by Susan Glass
    All kids know that Halloween is too short. This is the story of a kid who decided to right that wrong. For a whole year he and his new goofy bat friend turn holidays and special days into Halloweens complete with trick-or-treating, annoying nearly everyone in the process. When his friends turn his lonely birthday party into a surprise and the best Halloween yet, he learns that it is better to give than receive. This book teaches the months of the year and holidays along with a lesson about shari... more
  • A Marijuana Man

    by Steve Kravetz
    A coming of age story. The year is 1966 and young Max Gold is off to freshman year of college, but before it starts, Max and buddy Rodger have a blow out weekend in Austin. It is in Austin his older cousin turn the two on to cannabis, the event would shape Max's life for the next eighteen years, and beyond. Those eighteen years were also the coming of age story of a USA going through it's own maturing growth. Protestors come out in mass to protest a war in Viet Nam, A demand for women rights, ... more
  • Where's Itsy Bitsy Spider?

    by Chuck Whelon
    Itsy Bitsy Spider, Miss Muffet, Humpty Dumpty, Puss-in-Boots, and a whole cast of merry Mother Goose characters enter a talent contest and embark on a world tour, from London's West End to San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge. A dozen detailed double-page search-and-find scenes with countless things to count and spot. Complete with solutions and bonus items to find.
  • Brutal Beasts

    by Craig Buchner
    There are places you always call home, their smells rotting or warm or sweet, their bruises just deep enough to forgive until you touch them. There are places you leave that will forever contain you or cling to you or cry out for you. Where the difference between love and disgust is no more distinguishable than the point at which you stop trying to forget. Craig Buchner's Brutal Beasts is a trip to these homes. It opens the door and finds us at the edge of a falls weighing the jump, of a bedr... more
  • A Bully-Bad Day

    by Diana Kizlauskas

    How bad can a bad day get? Bully-bad!

     A young boy and his dog do battle with a band of comical animal bullies who have invaded their house. There’s a rude hippo in the bathtub, a boorish bear in the den, a boastful zebra in the closet — bullies everywhere! When a rowdy lion brings the mayhem to a fur-raising climax, the two buddies resort to hiding in the attic. What can these two unlikely heroes possibly do? Follow their struggle to ... more

  • Tommy Tikka - Save Our Soil: Illustrated, Easy to read children's book with a message for ages 7 and up

    by Shalini Singh
    Its Tommy Tikka's birthday and he  wakes up to find that his Mama has got him a baby coconut sapling as a gift. He is so excited and immediately plants it in the soil. He even gives it a cute name, CocoBaba! But soon the skies get dark and heavy rains threatens to wash away the soil holding the little sapling.  Will Tommy Tikka be able to save the soil in time? Will he be able to save CocoBaba? Find out in the first book of this series 'Tommy Tikka - Save Our Soil' Note : Tommy Tikka - Save O... more
  • Taken Away

    by Russ Thompson

    HIGH-INTEREST NOVEL FOR RELUCTANT TEEN READERS. Miles Pruitt has been struggling in high school. When his dad is sent to prison, things get worse. Miles quits studying, receives low grades, and gets kicked off the basketball team. How will he pick himself up and move forward? Lexile measure 390L.

  • B0B4PSC1NF

    by K. Amore Gillis
    A child has a hard time seeing her own worth and believes she is not good at anything! Thinking about all the talents her friends and family possess, will she able to realize that everyone has something special that makes them shine? Even her? Read this book to your child to teach self-worth and self-love, while reassuring them that they are special and perfect the way they are!
  • It's Alive!

    by Julian David Stone
    In the summer of 1931, life was good for Junior Laemmle. Only twenty-three years old, he was the head of all movie production for Universal Pictures, and the studio was flourishing. So much so, he was being promoted to VP. What’s more, his father, Carl, and the studio’s founder, was returning to California for the first time in years to personally present the honor. Or so Junior thought. But instead of being grateful for transforming and catapulting the out-of-date studio into the future, Car... more
  • The House on Liberty Street

    by Frances Rivetti
  • Notes from the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Wee Folk

    by George Harvey
    Notes from the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Wee Folk is a series of essays on Wee Folk of all sorts. It includes discussion of how they interact with human beings, their place in nature, and how they communicate with each other and with human beings. It also covers their cultures and societies, their art and music, and their theatrical works. Some of the discussion goes into specific details, with several essays on their music, the history of counterpoint and harmony, and th... more
  • Small Stories: A Perfectly Absurd Novel

    by Rob Roy O'Keefe
    Duncan and Maya Small have just moved to an out-of-the-way town filled with odd characters, quirky customs, and a power-obsessed local official who one day hopes to be declared emperor. Duncan is sharp enough to know something needs to change, and delusional enough to believe he's the one to make it happen. The only thing standing in his way are feral ponies, radical seniors, common sense, and Duncan's inability to do anything without a list.
  • Hands Down

    by Tom Figel
    Hands Down, a Vietnam era coming of age novel, follows ambitious Dennis Spuhn as he completes military service and goes after the success he has anticipated since adolescence. Hands down, as he leaves Davenport, IA for the US Marine Corps in 1964, Dennis Spuhn means to have it all: a millionaire by age 30, his own restaurant chain, house on the bluff, Jenny Adamski. Along the way, avoiding jealous Greg Benson, he is going to need the help of others: a wrestler turned holy man and a likable Louis... more
  • The Mysterious Composition of Tears

    by Sharon Heath
    After a series of climate calamities, physicist Fleur Robins takes off for deep space in a desperate attempt to save the species from extinction. During her mysteriously prolonged absence, the internet has crashed, fire and flood have devastated whole countries, and End of Times cults have proliferated. There have been some intriguingly hopeful changes, too—nanoparticle holograms have replaced electronic devices, young people are witnessing exquisitely colorful “Shimmers,” and the most gifted of... more
  • The Srinian Experiment

    by George T. Valder
    Reading The Srinian Experiment, which is based on true events, you get the feeling that it engages all your senses simultaneously, perhaps reaching even farther. This book comprises ideas which will definitely stay with you, prompting you to ask questions. The clear and concise style helps the author turn his readers into traveling companions on an amazing adventure. The alert, intelligent, original unfolding of events in this volume leaves you breathless like riding a roller coaster th... more