Booksellers, publishers, librarians, and agents are encouraged to look at the 140 self-published titles below, with descriptions provided by their authors. Some of these writers are waiting to be discovered; others have a track record and a following and are doing it on their own. If you are a self-published author interested in listing titles in this section, please visit for more information.


Account of a Mild Haunting

James I. McGovern. Wingspan Press. $27.95 hardcover (182p), ISBN 978-1-59594-671-3; $13.95 paper (182p), ISBN 978-1-59594-580-8


A young man is disturbed in all areas of his life by the death of a girl he met only once at age 15. Three other stories touch on the haunting effects of politics.

Bitter End Trail (Southwest Series #5)

Diane M. Cece. Xlibris. $19.99 paper (114p), ISBN 978-1-5035-7123-5; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-5035-7124-2


A tale of brotherhood and growing up that unfolds against a backdrop of life-changing adventure.

The Blow-up Man

Nina Blakeman. Outskirts Press. $19.95 paper (427p), ISBN 978-1-4787-6662-9

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A psychological thriller that follows the shattered life of Faye Brady, who exists in a world derived from the imagination of the many authors she’s read.

Brightfire: A Tale of Sutton Hoo

P.M. Sabin Moore. AuthorHouse. $12.99 paper (238p), ISBN 978-1-4520-5609-8; $2.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-4670-0498-5


This glimpse into events surrounding the reign of King Raedwald of Sutton Hoo, Suffolk, and East Anglia charts Christianity’s struggle to take hold on the eastern side of Britain.

Cinnamon Diamonds: A Short Story

Mark Piper. Kavanagh Press. 99¢ e-book, ASIN B01D52IV14

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A short story based on the amazing events of a stormy night in 1847. Hanson Gregory became a savior when he created the first-ever doughnut with a hole in it during a hurricane.

The Fishing Creek Confederacy

Byron Heller. iUniverse. $12.95 paper (162p), ISBN 978-1-4759-5665-8; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-4759-5666-5


A story of resistance to the Civil War in Columbia County, Pa., and the government’s response.

For Love & Liberty

Stephen M. Grimble. Wasteland Press. $19.95 paper (608p), ISBN 978-1-60047-612-9; $6.99 e-book, ASIN B005LQ95E0


Grimble offers a political novel for this pivotal election year for every American concerned about the country’s future.

Grape Spunk—Wine Memoirs 2015

S.J. Reeves. CreateSpace. $10 paper (110p), ISBN 978-1-5300-9963-4


Felicity Cockstraddler and Roderick Cameron-Nightterror provide a cutting-edge survival guide to navigating some of the lesser-established 2015 vintages.

How to Grow an Addict

J.A. Wright. She Writes Press. $16.95 paper (300p), ISBN 978-1-63152-991-7

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Introduced to alcohol and drugs at a young age, Randall Grange is a full-blown addict by the age 23.

Is It a Sin to Eat a Chocolate Bar?

Mary Wolf. iUniverse. $13.95 paper (268p), ISBN 978-0-595-09736-4


Two women come to realize that the pain that binds them together also results in the greatest joy either could imagine as they learn to love others more than themselves.

Kane Moss: A Tale of Reckoning

C.D. Tuttle. Xlibris. $15.99 paper (250p), ISBN 978-1-5035-8378-8; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-5035-8377-1


A trail of destruction and murder leads a small posse of six from their burned village in Wyoming across unsettled lands to Mexico in a blood hunt.

Leaving Home

Duane A. Eide. iUniverse. $17.95 paper (290p), ISBN 978-1-4917-2128-5; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-4917-2129-2


When Shane decides to leave oppressive farm life for the big city, he discovers less than he hoped, but everything changes when he meets two homeless teens and an entrepreneur.

Redemption of the Innocent

B.J. Nicol. Outskirts Press. $24.95 paper (360p), ISBN 978-1-4787-6347-5

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Through personal struggle, Eliza Davies discovers that no matter how dark the circumstance, there is hope in forgiveness and redemption for the innocent.

The Sins of My Fathers 2: “The Trial”

C. Anthony Sherman. AuthorHouse. $23.95 paper (450p), ISBN 978-1-5049-3265-3; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-5049-3264-6


Is it too late to correct the wrongs of the past? Explore the unscrupulous deals of past generations that impact the destinies of African-Americans.

Skyline: Tales of Manhattan

William Ivor Fowkes. CreateSpace. $10.99 paper (265p), ISBN 978-1-5177-1550-2


Tales of New Yorkers (gay, straight, and confused) making startling connections and discoveries, proving that Manhattan’s residents are just as striking as the city’s celebrated skyline.

The Storm Within (Women of Whitfield #1)

Darlene Deluca. CreateSpace. $13.99 paper (334p), ISBN 978-1-4903-7923-4; $2.99 e-book, ASIN B00EOWCKZS

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As the life she’s known implodes, Claire Stapleton finds herself traveling a lonely, unfamiliar road. Can loyal friends help her start again?

Strong Suspicions (Emmett Strong Western #2)

G.P. Hutchinson. CreateSpace. $12.99 paper (300p), ISBN 978-1-5122-0022-5; 99¢ e-book, ASIN B01D24TNZ8


When the only way out of trouble is to head smack-dab back into the middle of it—beautiful woman in tow—a cool-headed pistolero like Emmett Strong becomes a force to be reckoned with.

The Tick Rider: A Story of Families, Homelands, Drugs, Redemption, and the Dividing Rio Grande

William Street. iUniverse. $28.95 paper (558p), ISBN 978-1-4917-5502-0; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-4917-5501-3


A love story featuring a Texas cowboy, two Mexican teens, and a young pilot flying for the cartel.

You Are My Sunshine: A Novel of the Holocaust

Roberta Kagan. KDP. $3.99 e-book, ASIN B00J70Z8E2


A child born in Hitler’s home for the Lebensborn and a young Jewish girl from a concentration camp are trapped in a web of danger, dependent on each other for survival.


Demons and Angels: A Poetic Account of Darkness and Light

December Morgan. Dorrance Publishing. $9 paper (38p), ISBN 978-1-4809-2439-0

Heartfelt poems exploring the author’s battles with anorexia, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and abusive relationships. Morgan writes to help others achieve their own victories.

Even After That

Judith de Wilde. AuthorHouse. $29.99 paper (72p), ISBN 978-1-4520-2231-4


A softly illustrated collection of poetry that, while expressing sorrow, leads on, with God’s help, to hope and recovery after the loss of a loved one.


Alex Andor Skanavis. Trafford. $9.44 paper (96p), ISBN 978-1-4907-6215-9; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-4907-6214-2


A modern odyssey of ecology, mycology, history, and art on a mass-historic scale—a poem venturing forth from science into transcendental science fiction.

Jonestown Lullaby: Poems and Pictures

Teri Buford O’Shea. iUniverse. $13.95 paper (124p), ISBN 978-1-4620-3737-7; $7.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-4620-3738-4


The poems and pictures of the last person to escape the Peoples Temple before the Jonestown massacre provide a vivid and moving tribute to those who died so tragically.

Memories of No Consequence

Bhaskar Dasgupta. Xlibris. $36.60 paper (80p), ISBN 978-1-5144-6148-8; $4.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-5144-6147-1


A collection of writings that shares a tragic play set in 19th-century India with poems reflecting on life and family, reliving highs and lows of mundane yet special life events.

Poetry Unplugged

Irene Brodsky. Outskirts Press. $15.95 paper (57p), ISBN 978-1-4327-3650-7

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Brodsky’s poems have something for everyone. They are about a variety of everyday happenings.

Reflections: Home and Abroad

Gary Miller. Outskirts Press. $8.95 paper (114p), ISBN 978-1-4787-5458-9

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Miller’s new collection of poetry reflects his wide-ranging travels, observations, and general musings.

Twists and Turns in the Hearts, Minds, and Lives of Women: Adventures in Poetry and Prose

Joan Hough Harrington. iUniverse. $19.95 paper (254p), ISBN 978-1-4917-8037-4; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-4917-8036-7


With exuberance and unabashed joie de vivre, life as viewed by women is presented here in poetry and prose.


Amanda’s Room

Chuck Miceli. Hitchcock Lake Publications. $14.95 paper (303p), ISBN 978-1-4752-9197-1; $5.99 e-book, ASIN B01BNTS5V2, Amazon,

A storm is coming, and her name is Amanda. Two decades ago, death came for Amanda Reynolds, but it could not pry her from her home. Now it’s Amanda’s turn.

Exodus (Swimming Monkeys Trilogy #3)

Steve Hadden. Telemachus Press. $9.99 paper (223p), ISBN 978-1-942899-65-5; $5.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-942899-64-8

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Hunted by governments and assassins, a champion swimmer trades his Olympic dreams to pursue his deadly quest to bring home the only near-human primates ever discovered.

Fatal Consequences

Geoff Williams. Xlibris. $24.19 paper (120p), ISBN 978-1-5035-0359-5; $4.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-5035-0358-8


Aided by his trusty sidekick, Det. Stephen Dunn pursues an investigation that lays bare dark secrets lurking inside even the unlikeliest people. Will he find himself facing fatal consequences?

Genesis (Swimming Monkeys Trilogy #1)

Steve Hadden. Telemachus Press. $9.99 paper (315p), ISBN 978-1-938135-46-0; $5.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-938135-45-3

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Pursued by lethal religious fanatics and a family nemesis, a champion swimmer races to save a species that can transform the life of every human on earth.

Girl on the Run

Daryl Wood Gerber. Chucklin. $2.99 e-book, ISBN 978-0-9973611-0-0

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When a fairy-tale fantasy night becomes a nightmare, Chessa Paxton must run for her life—but will the truth set her free?

Guilt Trip, the Mystery

Donna Huston Murray. Donna Huston Murray. $11.95 paper (288p), ISBN 978-0-9856880-9-7; $3.99 e-book, ASIN B017XY4IWG


Allow the blond clinging to the deceased’s remaining brother to attend the Caribbean funeral your daughter planned? You nod and ex-cop Lauren Beck is in. Big mistake.

His Just Desserts

John Raymond Williams. iUniverse. $17.95 paper (272p), ISBN 978-1-4917-4908-1; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-4917-4909-8


Burt, a casino owner, attempts to avoid paying taxes. When his scheme goes awry, he is betrayed and his life takes an unexpected turn. He turns to a higher power for salvation, but will he still get what’s coming to him?

In Lincoln’s Shadow

Rohn Federbush. AuthorHouse. $19.95 paper (246p), ISBN 978-1-5049-3357-5; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-5049-3356-8


When a serial killer begins targeting grandmothers, Stephen Blaine must team up with an unlikely ally in order to crack the case and heal from the trauma.

My Nazi Nemesis

Rich DiSilvio. DV Books. $14.99 paper (234p), ISBN 978-0-9817625-7-9; $2.99 e-book, ASIN B01ADO2UUA

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CIA agent Jack Goodwin and his daughter hunt down his longtime nemesis, who had murdered Jack’s wife during World War II. But shocking twists arise, hijacking the mission, as chaos prevails.

One Fateful Summer: A Travel Thriller

Vanessa Star. MBI Publishing. $2.99 e-book, ASIN B01BR0FJ2K


When Californian Lisa arrives on Mediterranean Cyprus to spend her summer vacation with her friend Elena, she gets unwillingly involved in a series of dramatic and mysterious events.

The Pharm House: A Harding Family Story

Bill Powers. BookBaby. $16.57 paper (382p), ISBN 978-1-68222-062-7; 99¢ e-book, ISBN 978-1-68222-063-4

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Do you ever wonder how drugs get in those little brown bottles? After reading this book, you may give it a second thought.

Revelation (Swimming Monkeys Trilogy #2)

Steve Hadden. Telemachus Press. $9.99 paper (286p), ISBN 978-1-939927-36-1; $5.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-939927-35-4

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Trapped by the FBI, a champion swimmer battles the U.S. government and the country’s top geneticist to save a near-human species of monkey that carries an explosive secret.

Society of the Morning Star

C.W. Irwin. CreateSpace. $12.45 paper (319p), ISBN 978-1-5028-4128-5


An adult thriller about murder, art forgery, and a secret society in Venice, Italy. The protagonist is a restorer and forger who goes to Venice to avenge a friend’s murder.

Stone Lion: Modern Western Suspense

B.H. Luther Luther. Outskirts Press. $28.95 paper (614p), ISBN 978-1-4787-5676-7

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A novel with honorable and evil characters, murder and madness, and a dose of humor, community unity, and family love threaded throughout.

This Madness of the Heart

Blair Yeatts. Blair Yeatts. $12.99 paper (326p), ISBN 978-1-5308-2496-0; $5.99 e-book, ASIN B01DEC2GOS

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Appalachian professor Miranda Lamden explores murder and the paranormal in a new gothic thriller as she defies corrupt religion and the vengeful spirit of a long-dead voodoo mambo.

The Torch Is Passed: A Harding Family Story

Bill Powers. BookBaby. $2.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-68222-679-7

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Andrea Harding urgently seeks answers to why anyone would want to kill her entire family, grows up along the way, and seeks her revenge.


The Grand Attraction: Parts I–IV

Enoch K. Enns. AuthorHouse. $19.95 paper (244p), ISBN 978-1-5049-1950-0; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-5049-1949-4


Carls Locke journeys along the corridor to reclaim his grasp on reality and free his mind from man’s greatest illusion.

Healing Jason Sutter (Misunderstood Series #1)

Jay Sherfey. iUniverse. $14.95 paper (214p), ISBN 978-1-4620-5962-1; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-4620-5963-8


A 13-year-old boy is diagnosed with severe mental disabilities—and soon discovers that he has psychic powers that allow him to change the world for the better.

It’s Come to Our Attention

Juliana Rew, ed. Third Flatiron Publishing. $3.19 e-book, ASIN B01B12YRTA


Fourteen speculative fiction short stories about things that could be happening under the radar but could still be extremely significant.

The Light: It Has Arrived

James T. Crichton. James T. Crichton. $2.99 e-book, ASIN B01BMVK15O


The ultimate breakthrough in green power technology is made. But on a distant moon something unexpected is discovered that will change the destiny of the universe.

The Private Sector (2nd ed.)

Leigh M. Lane. Cerebral Writer. $12.99 paper (286p), ISBN 978-1-5302-1342-9


The streets have become a battleground for those who would fight against the elite’s corrupt system, against the devastating impact of a society ruled by the private sector.

Queen of Us All

Kevin O’Malley. iUniverse. $17.95 paper (266p), ISBN 978-1-4917-3606-7; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-4917-3466-7


When a special girl is marked for death by the laws of the kingdom, she embarks on a quest for survival that leads to a showdown and her ultimate destiny.

Sands of Time: Fate of the True Vampires Special Edition

Christine Church. CreateSpace. $8.99 paper (106p), ISBN 978-1-5305-1639-1


Written as scripts found by archaeologists, this story sweeps back to ancient Egypt and the life of a hybrid blood drinker searching for family and a way to stop the man who wishes to kill them.

The Verne Legacy

Tom Ford. Mill City Press. $14.95 paper (228p), ISBN 978-1-63413-898-7; $5.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-63413-899-4, Abebooks, Amazon,, Ingram

Ford intends this book for people of all ages who love science fiction, mystery, and intrigue.

The Woman Between the Worlds

F. Gwynplaine MacIntyre. iUniverse. $19.95 paper (324p), ISBN 978-0-595-08884-3


A female shape-shifter escapes to Victorian London. Aleister Crowley and George Bernard Shaw cannot save her, but the tattoo artist who loves her will try anything.


The Eagle and the Heiress: Romantic Suspense in Chile

Stephen Barnes. CreateSpace. $9.99 paper (255p), ISBN 978-0-692-44588-4


An American geologist down on his luck accepts a new job in Chile, where he is thrown into a web of love, redemption, and trickery.

Little Bits of Karma

Laura Simmons. Outskirts Press. $16.95 paper (333p), ISBN 978-1-4787-5716-0; $7.99 e-book, ASIN B010P27HZS

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A story of romance, reincarnation, redemption, and forgiveness.

The Mysterious Lady of Lakeview

Judy Conlin. iUniverse. $10.95 paper (116p), ISBN 978-1-4401-7373-8; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-4401-7372-1


As she wrestles with her grandfather’s dying wishes, Kristen finds herself inexplicably drawn to a ghost that haunts the halls of the mysterious Lakeview Manor.

Not Flowers, but Love

Krys Batts. The Real Ideal. $2.99 e-book, ASIN B010OVVZEO


Jamie Dubois enjoys a soaring career, but her fantasies of romance have ended in bumpy landings. Now that she’s given up on love, Ken may be the dashing delight who restores her faith.

Once Around the Sun

G. Habig Boor. Outskirts Press. $18.95 paper (392p), ISBN 978-1-4327-7784-5

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This novel concerns the mysterious murder of a young woman, a newly elected sheriff, and the complications of newly found love.

Once Upon a (Stolen) Time

Samreen Ahsan. KDP. $2.99 e-book, ASIN B016XI5836

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A romantic fantasy fairy tale, set in both contemporary and medieval England, where past and future collide in a tale of love, obsession, betrayal, and the hope for redemption.

The Spicy Secrets of a Jet-Set Temptress: Part 1: Learning the Life

Lantana Bleu. Lionesse Books. $4.99 e-book, ASIN B01A7UP65G

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She’s a sweet, smart, and sassy high-priced escort who always leaves them wanting more. And she’s sharing her advice and success secrets.

The Vines that Bind

Deborah Arnold. Deborah Arnold. $1.99 e-book, ASIN B00PX80NBK


Lucy McKenzie is drawn to Nick Blackwell, the victim of a mysterious attack. But helping Nick will force Lucy to confront old demons. Is it worth the pain to help the man she loves?


I Am Job

Effiong E. Ibok. AuthorHouse. $14.90 paper (208p), ISBN 978-1-4490-4354-4


This collection of stories asks the age-old question of why the righteous suffer and helps the sufferer survive the experience.

Miracles of God’s Love

Catherine J.M. Hughes. AuthorHouse. $22.88 paper (40p), ISBN 978-1-5049-8823-0


This book contains the testimonies of Hughes’s experiences, which are profound miracles of God’s love. These and other miracles changed her life forever. Hughes invites the reader to join her in this journey.

Original Design: Set Free to Be Who God Created

Denise Buss. CloverFields Publishing. $13.95 paper (255p), ISBN 978-0-9903583-7-4, Amazon

God perfectly designed us. But Satan often conceals our true identity. In Christ we can be redeemed from Satan’s work. God’s truth destroys the enemy’s lies and heals our wounds.


12 Weeks on Tinsmith: Behind the Scenes of Edward Scissorhands

Kathy Lockwood. Kathy Lockwood. $2.99 e-book, ASIN B019KUZITI


Lockwood spent the summer of 1990 dressed in polyester and living in the pastel-colored world of the enchanting film.

The Art of Reading: A Photo Essay

Lawrence Schwartzwald. Lawrence Schwartzwald. $28 paper (75p), ISBN 978-1-941969-81-6

Dashwood Books,

A collection of candid images of ordinary folks in the act of reading books and printed matter, mostly in New York City.

Blessed Inspirations: The Greatest Is Love

Q.M. Herrera. Blessed Inspirations 33. $22.95 paper (160p), ISBN 978-0-9970359-3-3; $11.99 e-book, ASIN B01BEHFFC0

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A collection of poems, lyrics, prayers, and meditations that were divinely inspired to bring peace, light, love, and hope to all.

Broken Promises of the Conservatives

Gene P. Abel. AuthorHouse. $13.95 paper (100p), ISBN 978-1-4969-1446-0; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-4969-1444-6


Scrutinize politicized rhetoric with history, science, and facts. Critique unfounded ideological stances. See the repercussions of right-wing domestic and foreign policies for what they are: broken promises of the conservatives.

Caskets from Costco

Kelly Wilson. Gravity. $12.99 paper (182p), ISBN 978-1-5137-0391-6; $4.99 e-book, ASIN B015WOUC42


A funny book about grief that demonstrates the certainty of hope and healing in an uncertain and painful world.


Pat Willene. AuthorHouse. $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-0-7596-6090-8


An inspirational and true story of pain, hope, and recovery following the sisterhood of Pat and Dee as their beauty, innocence, and purity is tarred by abusive, domineering familial bonds.

Chronic Mental Illness: A Living Nightmare

Eace Bee, Honey Bee, and Priscilla Bee. AuthorHouse. $14.95 paper (84p), ISBN 978-1-4969-6771-8; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-4969-6770-1


A compassionate plea for better education and funding to support those battling mental illness. Readers are urged to join the movement by telling their story.

Consciousness: The Evolution of Man

Huub Klinkenberg. AuthorHouse. $16.95 paper (198p), ISBN 978-1-5049-5108-1; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-5049-5106-7


A concise overview of the journey of the soul that explores the powers of the soul, life plan, reincarnation, karma, birth, sickness, and death from a spiritual point of view.

Controversial Commentary About America

James W. Breedlove. Doris Taylor. $14.95 paper (246p), ISBN 978-0-9837849-2-0

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An anthology of articles written by Breedlove over a period of years that deal with race relations and issues.

Crowning Glory: An Experiment in Self-Discovery Through Disguise

Stacy Harshman. Andarina Publishing. $9.99 paper (281p), ISBN 978-0-9973688-1-9


Harshman learns more about who she is and what she can find in herself as a redhead, a raven-haired goth, a brunette, and a blond.

The Dominican Experiment: A Teacher and His Students Explore a Garbage Dump, a Sweatshop, and Vodou

Michael D’Amato and George Santos. iUniverse. $14.95 paper (149p), ISBN 978-1-4917-2600-6; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-4917-2601-3

The authors say we need to shift from charity to solidarity if we are serious about fixing systemic global issues like free primary education, statelessness, living wages, and gender inequality.

Don’t Date Baptists: And Other Warnings from My Alabama Mother

Terry Barr. Red Dirt Press. $14.99 paper (228p), ISBN 978-0-692-64120-0


Barr’s essays explore his childhood world, where he encounters witches, pompous mayors, and neighbors who practice love and hate in equal measure.

Dreams of a Farmer’s Wife

Jeanette Dyess Ryan. iUniverse. $18.95 paper (236p), ISBN 978-1-4620-6649-0; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-4620-6650-6


Ryan never wanted to be a farmer’s wife. She reflects on her new country life and sees how being a farmer’s wife was what she wanted all along.

Fact & Fake Files & Fiction of the Paranormal

Timothy Spenard. Outskirts Press. $24.95 paper (335p), ISBN 978-1-4787-5438-1

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Half of this book recounts chilling moments of the author’s life, and half enchants and terrifies with his imagination.

Four Score and More: My Memoir, History, and a Family Legacy

LaVera Edick. Trafford. $21.55 paper (396p), ISBN 978-1-4669-7396-1; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-4669-7397-8


A celebration of family, hard work, and farm life in a memoir that reveals insights about the dust bowl, the Great Depression, and World War II.

Garbage Bag Suitcase: A Memoir

Shenandoah Chefalo. Mission Point Press. $17.99 paper (194p), ISBN 978-1-943995-03-5


The inspiring and hair-raising story of one woman’s journey to overcome her desolate childhood and make changes in the foster care system.

Grace in a Wintry Season: Feeling Our Creator’s Love in a World Grown Distant and Cold—and Loving in Return

Edwin Steinmann. Florence Fleming. $19.99 hardcover (154p), ISBN 978-0-9961841-2-0; $11.99 paper (154p), ISBN 978-0-9961841-0-6

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Steinmann, an attorney, moves from disenchanted “none” to re-enchanted “mystic.”

Healing the Wound from My Daughter’s Suicide: Grief Translated into Words

Lois Severson. iUniverse. $15.95 paper (186p), ISBN 978-1-4759-8932-8; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-4759-8933-5


Raw and emotional, a true story of a family dealing with the aftermath of suicide. See how they found comfort through help from their community, family, and faith in God.

I Am His and He Is Mine

Alisha Sheryl. Xlibris. $19.99 paper (198p), ISBN 978-1-4931-9049-2; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-4931-9047-8


This book encourages anyone to embrace God and let him heal their wounds. They will find peace, joy, and salvation through a dear shepherd and faithful friend, Jesus Christ.

The Java Dream: A Life’s Journey

Luke G. CreateSpace. $12.90 paper (144p), ISBN 978-1-5186-4954-7


An intimate and personal look at the unusual life of a mother and her only relative, her son, as they listen to their dreams and follow their hearts.

JFK: The Magnificent Journey

Alen J. Salerian. Salerian Works. $32.95 paper (168p), ISBN 978-1-5169-0916-2


A psychiatrist and FBI consultant mixes paintings, poetry, and evidence to guide you through the true story of the J.F.K. assassination.

Kanga Stories

Phyllis Ressler and Lara Ressler Horst. EPR Group. $19.99 paper (128p), ISBN 978-0-692-24014-4

Amazon, Ingram

The kanga, a primarily East African cloth, tells a dynamic story of cultural exchange in the Indian Ocean region. Since the cloth was first produced in the mid-1800s, millions have treasured this textile for its designs and meaning.

A License to Heal: Random Memories of an ER Doctor

Steven Bentley. iUniverse. $11.95 paper (142p), ISBN 978-1-4917-3007-2; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-4917-3008-9


Stories from an ER doctor bring the dynamic world of emergency medicine to life.

Life-Ology 101: If All Else Fails, Smile

Michael Soward with Mike Valentino. Xlibris. $24.99 hardcover (68p), ISBN 978-1-4836-9510-5; $15.99 paper (68p), ISBN 978-1-4836-9509-9


Soward shares an inspiring tale depicting the strength of the human spirit. This book is a crash course in life showing readers a unique way to overcome life’s hardships.

My Life: Mysteries and Achievements

Ellias Ngugama. AuthorHouse. $14.95 paper (122p), ISBN 978-1-4817-4934-3; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-4817-4933-6


Ngugama looks back to a number of fascinating events that shaped him into who he is today.

My Mother Called Me Unni: A Doctor’s Tale of Migration

Venugopal Menon. Outskirts Press. $18.95 paper (324p), ISBN 978-1-4787-6171-6

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The story of a man who left his homeland, India, in the late 1960s to find his own destiny in the melting pot of the United States.

My Survival in the Killing Fields

Mao Sim. CreateSpace. $6.99 paper (94p), ISBN 978-1-5029-4464-1

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Mao Sim tells how as a young girl she emerged a survivor of the Cambodian genocide.

The Mysteries of Eva Miller Revealed

Eva D. Miller. iUniverse. $14.95 paper (148p), ISBN 978-1-4502-3522-8; $9.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-4502-3523-5


Dark, even sinister, secrets from the past eventually make their way into the light of truth as Miller shares her story of abuse, treachery, and deception.

The Other Woman’s Affair: Gambling Your Heart and Reclaiming Your Life When Your Partner Is Married

Paul DePompo and Misa Butsahara. CBTI of Southern California. $14.99 paper (201p), ISBN 978-0-9962507-0-2

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The authors provide concrete tools to make decisions about whether you should stay or go, giving you the best chance for success regardless of the outcome of this relationship.

Pain and Purpose in the Pacific: True Reports of War

Richard Carl Bright. Trafford. $25.75 paper (558p), ISBN 978-1-4907-2152-1; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-4907-2153-8


Bright chronicles the battles on Saipan, Tinian, Iwo Jima, and Okinawa, interviewing veterans and retracing the travels of one Marine from the farmland of Minnesota to Japan and back.

The Pursuit of Happiness After a Divorce

Tasha Mayes Brookman. Outskirts Press. $2.99 e-book, ASIN B01A0CTUNA

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Brookman presents the story about Ariella and Kaleb’s chaotic relationship. Every person involved in divorce goes through pain, grief, addiction, boundaries, and adjusting.

Rabbi, Tell Me...: John’s Gospel of Belief vs. Thomas’ Gospel of “Knowledge”

Peter Ferraro. Outskirts Press. $12.95 paper (95p), ISBN 978-1-4787-6849-4

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This work is a dialogue between Jesus and his disciples. First the Jesus of the Gospel of John answers, then the Jesus of the Gospel of Thomas.

Register Your Book: The Essential Guide to ISBNs, Barcodes, Copyright, and LCCNs

David Wogahn. Partner Press. $9.99 paper (160p), ISBN 978-1-944098-05-6

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Set your book up for long-term success, improve sales opportunities, and protect your investment.

Rethinking Women’s Health: A Guide to Wellness

Alison E. Buehler. Sartoris Literary Group. $19.95 paper (266p), ISBN 978-1-941644-49-2

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A practical, integrative health guide for women at every stage of life who want to move from treating disease to creating a culture of wellness.

Several Points from Which to View: While Pursuing and Perfecting Your Purpose

Texas Jack Cowan. AuthorHouse. $13.95 paper (94p), ISBN 978-1-4969-5776-4; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-4969-4241-8


Cowan exposes thought-provoking materials condensed and sharpened so as to knock some of the present-day trash out of your decision-making equipment.

Sleeping Between the Rails: A Woman’s Odyssey

Carroll Devine. Rabbit Hole Press. $12.99 paper (267p), ISBN 978-0-692-57647-2


A young woman risks all on a five-year perilous vagabonding journey through 32 countries. Begun on a romantic promise, the odyssey challenges her beliefs about the world and herself.

Steps Towards Educational Excellence: The Role of Parents, Students and Supplementary Schools

Gilbert Gbedawo. Xlibris. $23.28 paper (218p), ISBN 978-1-5144-6144-0; $4.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-5144-6145-7


This book addresses the issues confronting parents, students, schools, and governments as they struggle to cope with the challenges of migrant students, and how to effectively position them toward educational excellence.

The Tail Wags the Dog: A Psychologist Reveals Two Hundred Life Lessons Learned from Her Patients

Amy Beth Taublieb. AuthorHouse. $37.99 paper (130p), ISBN 978-1-5049-5730-4; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-5049-5731-1


Covering virtually every aspect of living, this book consists of relevant, jargon-free insights gleaned from thousands of psychotherapy sessions during the author’s 30-year career as a psychologist.

Tommy Wrought: A Musical Reflection of Children with Special Needs

Peter Felton. CreateSpace. $19.99 paper (346p), ISBN 978-1-5197-3014-5; $9.99 e-book, ASIN B019BSOFJ8


Life is depicted through the eyes of special-needs children from an intergenerational perspective through connections made among conceptual elements of the Who’s rock opera Tommy.

Too Cold for Alligators: Thirty-Three Days on the Road

Sasha Wolfe. AuthorHouse. $16.95 paper (236p), ISBN 978-1-4969-2338-7; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-4969-2337-0


Wolfe narrates a personal journey through photographs, stories, and historical facts. Courage and vulnerability are intertwined as a testament to one woman’s true strength, limitations, and discoveries.

True Success: What It Means and How Organizations Can Achieve It

Arnold S. Judson. iUniverse. $18.95 paper (213p), ISBN 978-0-595-40526-8; $6 e-book, ISBN 978-0-595-84891-1


Learn four keys that make an organization truly successful. Discover how to define success, identify opportunities, generate ideas, and recognize leverage capabilities. Empower yourself, coworkers, and your organization to be effective.

Uber Diet Coach

Bruce Scher. Uber Diet Coach. $5.99 e-book, ISBN 978-0-692-67939-5


Scher, a diet expert who lost 75 pounds in 12 weeks, says this is the real-deal solution for weight loss. He offers a proven scientific approach utilizing the latest cutting edge research.

Undermining the U.S. Constitution: How the Communist Manifesto of 1848 Blueprints the Actions of the Democratic Party and President Obama Today

Diane S. Vann. AuthorHouse. $13.95 paper (108p), ISBN 978-1-4772-9890-9; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-4772-9919-7


An analysis of the parallelism between Marx’s instructions in the Communist Manifesto of 1848 and President Barack Obama’s actions today.

The Unjust “Justice”: Getting the Truth Out

Edward Castle. iUniverse. $26.95 paper (412p), ISBN 978-1-4620-6457-1


An exposé of the corruption of district attorneys in the unjust prosecution and judicial abuse of a mentally ill young man.

Up from Where We’ve Come

Charles Wright. Charles Wright. $24.99 paper (246p), ISBN 978-0-578-16930-9; $5.99 e-book, ASIN B0172DGGBE


A historical autobiography detailing the racism and hardship the Wright family faced as sharecroppers near Clarksdale, Miss., circa the 1940s and early ’50s.

What Tennis Pros Don’t Teach (WTPDT): Wisdom Tennis 101

Manuel S. Cervantes. Xlibris. $23.99 paper (562p), ISBN 978-1-5144-2093-5; $9.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-5144-2091-1


This book encompasses a world of information threading tennis and life at work. It talks about the forces of tennis under all different scenarios.

Within the Child’s Core

Janiece Corevine. Outskirts Press. $19.95 paper (366p), ISBN 978-0-578-17637-6

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To the outside world, it was a perfect family, but behind closed doors was pain, suffering, and beating, and the secrets kept growing.

Write! Find the Truth in Your Fiction

Gerald DiPego. BookBaby. $4.99 e-book, ISBN 978-0-9972918-0-3


DiPego presents his method of emotional realism gained from 45 years as a successful professional writer. A personal, conversational how-to book on creative writing for film and prose.

You, Yes You, Can Teach Someone to Read: A Step by Step How-To Book

Lucille Tessier Chagnon. AuthorHouse. $9.50 paper (136p), ISBN 978-1-4184-9874-0


This practical book uses a distinctive technique to enrich lives and produce a community of service.


Can a Princess Be a Firefighter?

Carole P. Roman, illus. by Mateya Arkova. Chelshire. $12.99 paper (36p), ISBN 978-1-5303-6184-7


Two little girls pepper their father with questions about whether or not they can have a profession and still be a princess.

Caroline’s Day

Tony A. Angelelli, illus. by Kendra Atchley. AuthorHouse. $24.99 paper (64p), ISBN 978-1-5049-5156-2; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-5049-5162-3


Using fast-pitch softball, this book tells a story about never giving up. It’s about dealing with defeat and personal adversity, staying in the game, and surprise.

Crystal and Breanna: The Secret of Blackridge Farm

Dave Bettinger, illus. by Christina Fletcher. Outskirts Press. $24.95 hardcover (239p), ISBN 978-1-4787-4323-1; $17.95 paper (271p), ISBN 978-1-4787-4250-0

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Two 11-year-old girls make a life-changing discovery on one girl’s farm, which leads to a summer full of adventure, tragedy, and reconciliation.

A Day in the Life of a Squirrel

Alexandria J. Snowdon, illus. by Natalia Savchyk. CreateSpace. $11.99 paper (24p), ISBN 978-1-5193-9997-7


A story about two friends, one named Greenlee and the other named Amber.

The Devious Mr. Mischievious

Scott Schafer. Imaginoggin. $2.99 e-book, ASIN B01CTCM338


The recluse of the neighborhood spends most of his days cooped up in his house, until one day he decides to come out of hiding and paint the town red—literally—and everything in it.

Dream Along with Me

Linda M. LaPolla, illus. by Ashley D. Poulin. Xlibris. $15.99 paper (24p), ISBN 978-1-5035-7514-1; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-5035-7515-8


An illustrated bedtime storybook following a girl into a dream world of imagination packed with twists and turns.

Dylan Peterson and the Angels of Fire

Matthew L. Edde. Matthew L. Edde. $26.99 hardcover (228p), ISBN 978-0-9971776-2-6; $13.99 paper (304p), ISBN 978-0-9971776-0-2


Dylan Peterson was born ordinary, but now he’s an angel sworn to protect Earth. He must harness his new powers as an unimaginable evil threatens to cast the world into eternal darkness.

The Ever Part of Always: Keely Tucker’s First Adventure

Toby K. Davis. iUniverse. $14.95 paper (208p), ISBN 978-1-4697-4591-6; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-4697-4593-0


Ten-year-old Keely Tucker inherits a talking horse named Mariah and finds her way into an enchanted world. She must discover secret powers to save the day before it’s too late.

Fred’s the Star: A Tale of Friendship and Survival in the Dales

P.W. Brisley, illus. by Fred Nacaytuna. PartridgeSingapore. $36.86 paper (100p), ISBN 978-1-4828-2714-9; $4.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-4828-2715-6


Fred the field mouse is glad to become friends with Bertie, who is not just a badger but a badger of great repute. Follow the adventures of the two friends.

Ganesha’s Temple (Temple Wars #1)

Rohit Gaur. Rohit Gaur Studios. $12.99 paper (280p), ISBN 978-0-692-66378-3, Amazon

A 14-year-old boy named Tarun befriends Ganesha, the lord of obstacles, on an epic adventure that will teach him about self-sacrifice and self-reliance.

I Can if I Think I Can: I Am I Series

Nabeesah Majeed, illus. by Yuffie Yuliana. PartridgeSingapore. $22.35 paper (24p), ISBN 978-1-4828-3187-0; $5.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-4828-3188-7


This story encourages perseverance and out-of-the-box thinking as a little girl thinks she can, and finally does.

I Love You Already

Anna Ressler, illus. by Lara Ressler Horst. EPR Group. $12.99 paper (36p), ISBN 978-0-692-63726-5

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A love poem from a mother to her unborn baby. The book is full of colorful illustrations and is intended to be read as the child grows.

If You Were Me and Lived In... Ancient Greece

Carole P. Roman, illus. by Marteya Arkova. CreateSpace. $14.99 paper (54p), ISBN 978-1-5232-3429-5


Travel through time to visit one of the most interesting civilizations.

If You Were Me and Lived In... Elizabethan England

Carole P. Roman, illus. by Paula Tabor. Chelshire. $14.99 paper (52p), ISBN 978-1-5232-2936-9


Travel through time to visit one of the most interesting civilizations.

Impossible Red

Toure' Greer. AuthorHouse. $8 paper (80p), ISBN 978-1-4520-4529-0; $7.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-4520-4530-6


Poetry and ballads ensue during missions to retrieve a magically stolen house and a quest for salvation.

Journey Home, a Thank You to American Veterans

Tori Meyer. Red Bird Journey. $19.95 hardcover (40p), ISBN 978-0-692-46673-5, Amazon

Through the eyes of a finch, young Lee takes an imaginary journey around the world, following an American soldier. A gentle story explaining war, military service, and freedoms.

Junie Moon and the Travelling Goldfish

Helen Pendleton. AuthorHouse. $17.99 paper (24p), ISBN 978-1-5049-1735-3; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-5049-1736-0


A story about goldfish and other aquatic animals doing fun things.

The Legend of Hobbomock: The Sleeping Giant

Jason Marchi, illus. by Jesse J. Bonelli. Fahrenheit Books. $16 hardcover (32p), ISBN 978-0-9830945-1-7, Amazon,

A young Native American boy named Blackbird must help his tribe find a way to stop an angry stone giant from destroying his people.

Lexicon Chase and the Riddle Song (Lexicon Chase and the Kingdom of Everhope, Book 2)

Jonathan Fore. Obscura Publishing. $2.99 e-book, ASIN B01D7TOKYW

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Lexicon, a bullied teen, must learn to stand up for herself and her friends, and find the courage and strength to release her new kingdom from the ruin of an ancient curse.

The Lost Villages: A Journey Through Time

Norbert Paul. CreateSpace. $9.95 paper (226p), ISBN 978-1-5300-1929-8, Amazon

A young boy finds a village lost beneath the waves and helps a man find his way through time.


Britt Holewinski. Delirious Pixie. $12.99 paper (264p), ISBN 978-0-9883007-5-0; $2.99 e-book, ISBN 978-0-9883007-6-7

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In 2017, a global viral holocaust kills billions; only children are immune. In the aftermath, a tenacious group of teens struggles to survive amid the chaos.

Time Saving Art Projects for the Busy Teacher, Book 1

Diane Robbins. Xlibris. $15.99 paper (24p), ISBN 978-1-4990-7339-3; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-4990-7340-9

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This book contains more than 20 art activities using the same patterns. Busy teachers can make one set of patterns to be used for projects from September to January.

Time Saving Art Projects for the Busy Teacher, Book 2

Diane Robbins. Xlibris. $15.99 paper (24p), ISBN 978-1-4990-7783-4; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-4990-7782-7

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This book contains more than 20 art activities using the same patterns. Busy teachers can make one set of patterns to be used for projects from February through May/June.

Touched—The Caress of Fate

Elisa S. Amore. CreateSpace. $13.95 paper (462p), ISBN 978-1-5236-5908-1; $3.99 e-book, ASIN B01B4N7XK6


A new breed of angels is here, a deadly, inescapable race. The Angels of Death ensure that each person’s destiny takes its due course. But what happens when love intervenes?


David Spangler. Xlibris. $15.99 paper (24p), ISBN 978-1-5144-0040-1; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-5144-0041-8


A small great horned owl is encouraged by his parents to be a snowbird and migrate south to avoid the Northwest’s long winters.

Who Rescued Who? Veteran Rescues Pug Who Rescues Veteran

Dawn Taylor. AuthorHouse. $17.99 paper (24p), ISBN 978-1-5049-6226-1; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-5049-6227-8


This book helps readers understand that even a pug can be a service dog through the dedication of the dog, the owner, and the right trainer.

Wonders Down Under

M.M. (Jane) Estes. AuthorHouse. $20.99 paper (40p), ISBN 978-1-4817-2686-3; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-4817-2687-0


A trip down under with vivid details that the author had the pleasure to behold. A picture-filled literary adventure.