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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • The Academy Saga

    by CJ Daly
    Kate Connelly should be careful what she wishes for. Just seventeen, she already feels like she’s suffocating. Since her mother’s death, her father’s basically checked out, so she’s stuck raising her brothers by herself out in the New Mexico scrub. All Kate wants is a little distraction from the same-ole, same-ole that is her life. When two mysterious guys show up at the diner where she works, she thinks her wish has come true, until they start giving her a hard time. Like her life isn’t h... more
  • My Fatima

    by Lydia Lin

    "My Fatima" is a historical novel for young adults and older readers. It describes the friendship between two teenage girls, one from Germany, and the other from the Middle East. Both girls attend a girls school in Beirut, Lebanon in the 1960s. The German girl, Trudy is the daughter of the ambassador to Jordan, while the schoolmate she admires and befriends is a Palestinian named Fatima. It turns out Fatima's boyfriend, Ali, is a PLO militant. Just before graduating from middle ... more

  • Pling's Party

    by Arielle Haughee
    What happens when an exuberant exclamation point keeps taking over a story? Things get pretty interesting... Pling is an exclamation point--he adds excitement to stories. He has one rule to follow: he can only appear twice in the story. As the tale of three goats unfolds, Pling has trouble staying out of the story until he's needed. Things get a bit out of hand and hilarity ensues. In this book, children will learn to identify exclamation points in text as well as observe how an exclamatio... more
  • The Siren and The Swordfish

    by Andrea Reznik
    The Siren and the Swordfish happily swim the ocean aiding the needy and assisting the wounded. Marine Pirates move to the bottom of the sea to claim all of its riches. Will the Pirates break the bonds of love between the Siren and the Swordfish to claim the ocean as their own?
  • The Monster Dog - A Small Dog with a Big Attitude

    THE MONSTER DOG is a happy and funny book with delightful pictures. It is written for young children and early readers. The "Monster Dog" is a small Shih Tzu with a big attitude. Demitasse considers herself a high-classed Shih Tzu and carries her treats to the dining room to eat them there. She even has her own sidewalk as she prances down the curb. The book is written in "first dog" and deals with love and forgiveness. Carmen is introduced in the book as being like a mother. Carmen and Tasse la... more
  • Just Because...: A Story Book About Self-Acceptance

    by C.M. Harris
    Ms. Freckle has a secret she's worried that her students will laugh at, but the students try to show her there's nothing to fear -- or is there? What could her secret be? We all have differences, but once you step into the class of Ms. Freckle -- the nicest teacher of them all, there's no need to worry! Just Because... is a feel-good story about accepting who we are and finding the courage to be who we are despite what others may think. Viewed from the teacher's perspective giving children... more
  • Zizzle Selects

    by Zizzle Literary
    Zizzle Selects is a new anthology for teens and features flash fiction stories selected from previous issues of Zizzle for their nuanced sensibility, humor, suspense, and dark fantasy. Authors include winners of major literary awards, creative writing professors, popular YA novelists, as well as some new bold voices. The title also features paintings by Janas Lau, a Hong Kong artist whose works in watercolor and ink celebrate the little joys and wonders of life in that turbulent city. *Dis... more
  • Desta and King Solomon's Coin of Magic and Fortune, 2nd Edition

    by Getty Ambau
    A moving and riveting epic novel--a family saga, spanning three generations and dealing with their dark and mysterious past, set in an Ethiopian, magical mountainous countryside, in a world of monkeys, goats and spirits. Desta, a seven-year-old boy and Abraham, his middle-aged father, are on separate but parallel missions. The boy dreams of climbing one of the mountains that circle his home to touch the sky and run his fingers through the clouds. Abraham yearns to find his own long lost fathe... more
  • Cyber cheat using Corona virus to amplify malware risk

    by kodara leoo
    As indicated by numerous security bits of research, plainly digital con artists or programmers are utilizing the dread of Corona infection across the board. this is often simply to spread the progressed malware referred to as "Emotet" by means of sending mysterious messages. The specialists to the present issue said that the programmers are exploiting the infection assault and sending spam and helpful messages to the powerless unfortunate casualties. To the ever-expanding vulnerabilities of infe... more
  • The Adventures of Leo and Fancy

    by Rosa Smith
    Leo was a lonely, homeless cat who eventually met a dog named Fancy. Little did he know that Fancy would soon become his best friend and change his life forever .In the Adventures of Leo and fancy, the audience will have an insight on the highs and lows of life, and the lessons learned throughout them. Leo is somehow always getting into trouble even though he doesn't mean to! Thought luckily for him, Fancy is right by his side, ready to protect Leo the best she can and help clean up the mess. Th... more
  • Opposite Day for Dinopotamus Coloring Book

    by Lois Wickstrom
    It's opposite day at Dinopotamus' school. The other kids get easy puzzles, like fill the glass and open the door. The teacher asks Dinopotamus to bring her the big box. What will he do? Dinopotamus is not a typical student.
  • Merlin Raj and the Santa Algorithm

    by D. G. Priya
    Service dog Merlin Raj learns computational thinking to "think like a computer" to help his family when Mom can't come home for the holidays in Merlin Raj and the Santa Algorithm. Who says you can't learn new tricks?
  • Anna Across the Arctic

    by Liz O'Connell
    Anna Across the Arctic is a true story of Anna, a four-pound blue morph fox, outfitted with a tracking satellite collar. Scientists follow her astonishingly fast journey across the top of the world.
  • Caitlin's Buddy

    by Katie Lang-Slattery
    First-time campers can be a lot of trouble! Caitlin agrees to be the buddy of a new camper who doesn’t know how to do anything. Misha trips over tent stakes, cries herself to sleep, and hides food in her backpack. But she has lots of good ideas. Then, after a campfire, Misha runs off into the dark night and Caitlin follows to stop her. Will Caitlin be able to forgive Misha for getting them lost? Will the two girls only be temporary tentmates or friends forever?
  • Tagalong Caitlin

    by Katie Lang-Slattery
    Caitlin loves summer camp. She has spent every summer she can remember at camp with her mom, who is a counselor. This summer, Caitlin wants to join the difficult, three-day hike with the older girls. But Caitlin's mom says she's not old enough yet. Caitlin is determined to change her mom's mind and prove she is strong enough for the hike. Will Caitlin be allowed to go on the overnight hike? And if so, will she be able to do the full three days?