Booksellers, publishers, librarians, and agents are encouraged to look at the 84 self-published titles below. Each appears with a list of retailers that are selling the book and a description provided by its author. Some of these writers are waiting to be discovered; others have track records and followings and are doing it on their own. If you are a self-published author interested in listing titles in this section, please visit publishersweekly.com/pw-select for more information.
Jackie Goldman, illus. by Noelia Dickson. Jackie Goldman. $11.11 paper (200p), ISBN 978-1-72705-462-0
A Brooklyn mother who escapes insecurity by secretly penning adventure comic books featuring a glamorous alter ego must decide what to do when real life and fantasy converge.
Charles Birmingham. Cider Circle Press. $16.99 paper (422p), ISBN 978-0-692-16520-1
In this historical novel, a strange midnight visit draws an American expat living in France into a deadly adventure that pivots between present-day Normandy and the deadly hedgerow fighting of the Allied breakout from Normandy in 1944.
The Case of Emil Diesel
Patricia Menton. Xlibris. $19.99 paper (223p), ISBN 978-1-984518-39-2
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Inspired by true events, this story has Max Diesel caught in a web of conspiracy as he fights the East Germans and present-day Germany to reclaim his father’s precious art collection.
Christmastime 1939: Prequel to the Christmastime Series
Linda Mahkovec. Bublish. $2.99 e-book, ASIN B07HPG2T3T
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A young widow, Lillian Hapsey, is determined to give her two small sons a happy Christmas, despite difficulties. Can she rediscover the excitement and magic of Christmas?
The Civil War at Home
Dustin McKissen. Working Class Books. $9.99 paper (219p), ISBN 978-1-73276-932-8
Two suburban men engage in a growing and deadly feud fed by assumptions about class, race, and the legacy of a horrific crime.
The Junk Yard Solution: Adventures Among the Boxcars and Other Lost Causes
Peter Kelton. Edit Ink Publishers. $16.95 paper (262p), ISBN 978-0-692-15390-1
A bunch of eclectic characters hunker down in abandoned boxcars, fed up with digital life. They tell yarns with comical digs at contemporary society.
Licking the Salt Block
Jan Fink. Fifth Estate Publishing. $15.99 paper (322p), ISBN 978-1-936533-60-2
A young girl grows up with dysfunctional parents in the Deep South during the ’50s and ’60s, when racial and social prejudices were at their peak.
A Model Mind
Brad Kash. Senior Richardson Publishing. $16.99 paper (372p), ISBN 978-0-9703272-1-5; $9.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-73256-811-2
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Mega ’80s rock star Tommy Model loses it all only to find himself on top of the charts again years later after a life-changing experience leads him to find his true love and muse.
Munching on the Sun
Mark Paul Oleksiw. Mark Paul Oleksiw. $16.99 paper (296p), ISBN 978-1-77511-112-2
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The coming-of-age story of Lukas Wunand, a university student with a darkened soul, and his search for redemption and love.
My Husband’s Marriage Is Fine, but Mine Isn’t: Patience and Trust in God; The Key to a Fulfilling Life
Aretha S. Larsen. iUniverse. $10.99 paper (98p), ISBN 978-1-5320-3084-0; $5.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-5320-3085-7
After discovering her husband has been living a second life with another woman, Sarah must find the strength to withstand the crumbling of her marriage.
Reminds Me of My Innocence: Amorous Adventures Among Kissing Cousins
Peter Kelton. Edit Ink Publishers. $16.95 paper (498p), ISBN 978-0-692-17761-7
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This novel traces brotherly and sisterly ties through a lifetime of misadventures and a journey into absurdity, where Alzheimer’s takes the narrator.
Road to Antietam
Tom E. Hicklin. Palmetto Publishing Group. $12.99 paper (278p), ISBN 978-1-64111-118-8
Daniel and Christopher Galloway are teenagers when they join the Eighth Ohio Infantry at the beginning of the Civil War. Expecting adventure, they instead find hardship and brutality.
Schmuck the Buck: Santa’s Jewish Reindeer
Exo Books, illus. by Karina Shor. Exo Books. $22.99 hardcover (60p), ISBN 978-0-9975902-7-2; $11.99 paper (60p), ISBN 978-0-9975902-9-6
A modern, satirical take on Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer. This tale of inclusion is for readers who love Christmas, Hanukkah, or both. Illustrated throughout.
Second Thoughts: Second Chances
D.C. Moses. Toplink Publishing. $15.99 paper (398p), ISBN 978-1-949169-67-6
Two people of different generations radically change their lives, discovering second chances along the way.
Short Story Treasures, 1
Amy Sheffield. Dorrance Publishing. $13 paper (136p), ISBN 978-1-4809-3718-5
An eclectic mix of short stories that delve into politics, religion, mystery, and much more.
Tales from a Strange Southern Lady
Jan Fink. Fifth Estate Publishing. $19.95 paper (276p), ISBN 978-1-936533-47-3
In these 10 short stories, the characters search for meaning and freedom, struggling with the human capacity for good and evil, the capacity to love, human frailty, the burden of guilt and sin, and realizing the dark side of their own nature.
Three Women and the River: The Englishman Who Forgot His Own Name
William Harry Harding. Lymer & Hart. $24.95 paper (374p), ISBN 978-1-73237-530-7
Surviving combat and threatened with execution for desertion, a teen from West Kent forges a new family and future in Italy, only to face risking everything again, this time for love.
Thursday’s Child: An Epic Romance
Joseph Wurtenbaugh. GRealist Ink. $22.50 paper (665p), ISBN 978-1-5205-1684-4; $2.99 e-book, ASIN B079QL4LW7
Adele Jansen, a gifted young attorney, takes one step off the career track for an impromptu excursion with a fascinating, mysterious man. But that one step leads her into an odyssey.
The Trevor Truculence: Amorous Adventures Among the Phoenician Antiquities in the South of Spain
Peter Kelton. Edit Ink Publishers. $16.95 paper (256p), ISBN 978-0-692-17198-1
A Spanish fishing village is thrust into the modern world as eccentric and bizarre characters emerge in a parade of lust and occasional betrayal.
Viking Warlord: A Saga of Thorkell the Great
David K. Mullaly. CreateSpace. $11.99 paper (327p), ISBN 978-1-72732-550-8; $2.99 e-book, ASIN B07HY57NWT
Thorkell is an old Dane, a survivor of raids and invasions, sharing his life story so that his fame will live on: a historical Viking leader dealing with his past and his mortality.
The Wind’s Story
Anne B. Udy. Xlibris. $24.19 paper (144p), ISBN 978-1-5144-4320-0; $4.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-5144-4321-7
This novel tells of misunderstandings and obstacles, challenging members of two royal families and their servants. It’s not always clear who is royal and who is not.
The Yesterlings: Secrets Among the Wild Horses of Sable Island
Peter Kelton. Edit Ink Publishers. $16.95 paper (330p), ISBN 978-0-692-18313-7
A yachting expedition to a Canadian island famed for wild horses and shipwrecks uncovers a hoax in the raw truth of Sable Island.
Andrew G. Zubinas. Toplink Publishing. $11.99 paper (142p), ISBN 978-1-947620-15-5
A book of poetry, exploring healing and art, inspired by the beauty of the Lithuanian language.
Dylan Saucedo. Dylan Saucedo. $8 paper (97p), ISBN 978-1-72680-309-0
A poetry collection acknowledging bad feelings—feelings many of us experience and relate to but that often aren’t given the attention they deserve.
Tributaries: A Book of Poetry
Pamala Ballingham. Earth Mother Productions. $14.98 paper (152p), ISBN 978-0-922104-36-9
The power of words reveals deep meaning in complex matters of life and death. Ballingham was inspired by the wonders of living.
The Berlin Tunnel: A Cold War Thriller
Roger L. Liles. Acorn Publishing. $24.99 hardcover (456p), ISBN 978-1-947392-28-1; $15.95 paper (456p), ISBN 978-1-947392-27-4
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Spy vs. spy in Cold War Berlin as America builds a top-secret tunnel under the river Spree to tap into Russian communications links. The Berlin Wall closes, resulting in a crisis.
Death Opens a Window: Mourning Dove Mysteries, Book 2
Mikel J. Wilson. Acorn Publishing. $14.95 paper (286p), ISBN 978-1-947392-38-0; $5.99 e-book, ASIN B07H2669PZ
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As he struggles with the consequences of his last case, Emory Rome returns to investigate another bizarre murder.
Immortal Wounds: A Doctor Nora Kelly Mystery
Kate Scannell. Word Haven Media. $11.99 paper (343p), ISBN 978-1-73257-140-2; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-73257-141-9
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A doctor recovering from a family tragedy is drawn back into her life during a perilous quest to solve the mystery of multiple deaths among the staff at Oakland City Hospital.
The Lawyer in Medellín
Richard Hedlund. New Generation Publishing. $6.34 e-book, ASIN B07CQ4JYH9
Stuart Gleeman is in Colombia on business. Before he leaves, MI6 asks him for a favor: deliver a parcel to a family in Medellín. What could possibly go wrong?
Let Her Go
D.J. Adamson. Horatio Press. $14.86 paper (448p), ISBN 978-1-73267-221-5
Murder. Betrayal. Love gone wrong. Understanding how emotional dilemmas strained the family emboldens Lillian Dove to find the prime witness to the Conrad truths.
Murder on the Lake of Fire: Mourning Dove Mysteries, Book 1
Mikel J. Wilson. Acorn Publishing. $14.95 paper (316p), ISBN 978-1-947392-06-9
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Special agent Emory Rome returns to the Smoky Mountains hometown he abandoned to investigate the bizarre death of an ice-skater and an apparent case of spontaneous human combustion.
No Deadlier Destiny
Jeanette A. Fratto. Outskirts Press. $14.95 paper (226p), ISBN 978-1-977203-18-2
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A probation officer is forced into hiding when threatened, takes matters into her own hands, and risks all she holds dear.
On the Count of Three
Carolyn Arnold. Hibbert & Stiles Publishing. $15.99 paper (458p), ISBN 978-1-988353-74-6; $5.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-988353-73-9
Being convicted of DUI vehicular homicide made her a target for a serial killer. Now she’s missing. Can the FBI save her in time?
Steve Zell. Tales From Zell. $14.99 paper (408p), ISBN 978-0-9847468-4-2; $7.49 audio, ASIN B01MAV0PMF
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While Kristi trains for Olympic gold, her twin brother conquers an online medieval world. In the Oregon wilderness, their worlds are about to collide.
...And, Her Name Will Be Called Hagit
Mitchell J. Rycus. CreateSpace. $8.65 paper (217p), ISBN 978-1-71754-060-7
Growing up a black woman of Jewish descent, Hagit eventually becomes the president of the U.S. But her friends notice something strange happening to her, and what they learn will change the world forever.
Beyond a Veiled Reflection: Anachronistic Dimensions, Book Two
Christine Church. Grey Horse Press. $2.99 e-book, ASIN B07DTB2PB6
Can Dane and Meirah’s love survive the ultimate betrayal? Readers who’ve seen Mikaire will now enter Almareyah, where even a mere step into a puddle of water can mean torture, agony, and death.
A Life Without End
Garland DeNelsky. Xlibris. $19.99 paper (302p), ISBN 978-1-984512-03-1; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-984512-04-8
Stan Miller, obsessed since childhood with death and the afterlife, is cryonically preserved (frozen). Reanimated in 2068, he is stunned by the dramatically altered world, especially the short-term marriage contracts.
Sara Allyn. Kindle Direct. 99¢ e-book, ASIN B07GYLKMMK
Imagine a world with no money and no politicians. Imagine a world where lawyers don’t take sides and men and women always get along perfectly well. If only it was safe to go outside.
Thomas Duffy. CreateSpace. $12.99 paper (306p), ISBN 978-1-983520-87-7
This is the story of a future where the sexes are separated at birth and young people aren’t allowed to meet (or know about) the opposite sex for the first 22 years of their lives.
All the Wrong Reasons
Jerilee Kaye. CreateSpace. $3.99 e-book, ASIN B07JJBG1NX
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What happens when a prim and proper virgin has a one-night stand with the city’s most wanted playboy?
Chasing Colton’s Tail
Todd Aldrington. Athlete Raccoon’s Books. $4.99 e-book, ASIN B07J9LC5JJ
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Todd is an athletic raccoon who’s just come of age and secretly fancies an edgy fox named Colton. They’ll share either an unforgettable prom night or a complete disaster.
The Adversity Advantage: Turn Your Childhood Hardship into Career and Life Success
Jude Miller Burke. Wisdom Editions. $16.99 paper (165p), ISBN 978-1-939548-67-2
Based on a study of 300 men and women who overcame hardships to have personal and workplace success. The book provides real and inspiring stories, insights, and specific techniques.
Alzheimer’s with My Mother, Eilleen
Jim Dicke II. Orange Frazer Press. $14 paper (99p), ISBN 978-1-939710-96-3
A candid look at what the Alzheimer’s sufferer’s family can expect.
The Christians’ God Does Not Exist! Yes, He/She Does! It Is Matter That Does Not Exist!
Proncell F. Johnson Jr. Dorrance Publishing. $43 paper (870p), ISBN 978-1-4809-4107-6
The material universe is one big illusion. All things are spiritual, the manifestation of God. Johnson’s proof is based on a law of physics.
Gardens of Corfu
Rachel Weaving, illus. by Marianne Majerus. Impress Publishing. $65 hardcover (256p), ISBN 978-1-9997825-1-1
This first-ever book on the gardens of Corfu, greenest of the Greek islands, spans the range from romantic old estates to contemporary works by international designers.
God’s Unreasonable Reasoning: What God Is Up to When Things in Life Don’t Make Sense
Preston Williams II. iUniverse. $13.99 paper (238p), ISBN 978-1-5320-5811-0; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-5320-5810-3
A spiritual guidebook that can help you understand God’s reasoning in life’s many transitions.
A Guide for Writing Teachers: How to Build Effective Writing Communities in College
LaRonce M. Hendricks. AuthorHouse. $10.99 paper (70p), ISBN 978-1-5246-9739-6; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-5246-9738-9
A helpful tool for teachers, exposing educational perspectives on how negative predispositions prevent a student from performing at high levels.
A History of the Apocalypse (second ed.)
Catalin Negru. Catalin Negru. $25 paper (637p), ISBN 978-1-387-91116-5; $2.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-387-91839-3
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Every generation thinks that its problems are the most important ever. Thus, people always see signs in their times, and the end of the world is constantly a fresh subject.
Marsha Ross. CreateSpace. $35 paper (200p), ISBN 978-1-5440-3100-2
A book of thoughts and art about love, life, and success in the movie capital of the world.
It’s All in the Name
Keith Brovald. Xlibris. $15.99 paper (110p), ISBN 978-1-5434-4602-9; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-5434-4603-6
This book contains a categorized list of possible names that have other meanings (e.g., Luke Warm, Justin Tyme, Jim Nasium).
Kick-Ass Kinda Girl: A Memoir of Life, Love, and Caregiving
Kathi Koll. Ward Publishing. $16 paper (276p), ISBN 978-1-73236-490-5
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Koll unveils an unexpected life of joy, adventure, and great sadness with honesty and humor as she navigates the realities of life as a full-time caregiver.
Lean but Not Mean
Anil K. Singhal. Anil K. Singhal. $20 hardcover (200p), ISBN 978-1-73244-750-9
Singhal takes a contrarian’s view to the question of how to run a successful corporation by prescribing his “lean but not mean” approach.
Looking to the Stars from Old Algiers and Other Long Stories Short
Jan Risher. Sans Souci Books. $9.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-946160-33-1
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This book is Risher’s collection of columns, which creates a narrative of her aim to build her family and community, and weave the stories and lessons from the past into the present.
“Love Letters”: Deep Affection; Fondness
Claudia Rhodes. Xlibris. $19.99 paper (108p), ISBN 978-1-5434-4935-8; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-5434-4936-5
Telling your truth will free you of any complications in life. All parents should write their own stories for their children.
M.A.R.E.S.: Mature, Attractive, Respectable, Even-Tempered, Single, Professional Ladies over Forty
Sherry Lynne. iUniverse. $13.99 paper (180p), ISBN 978-1-5320-1098-9
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Do women over 40 who pursue younger men want to be called cougars? For those who aspire to a higher level of femininity and professionalism, Lynne has coined the acronym MARES for confident, attractive, fun-loving, and financially secure ladies who magnetize a man searching for those qualities.
Meditate to Unlock Awareness
Edna E. Craven. Toplink Publishing. $22.99 paper (88p), ISBN 978-1-949169-98-0
Craven argues that readers can overcome limitations and expand their consciousness through specific meditation techniques that can help them develop the power to control their destiny and prevent failure and disease.
My Pashtun Rabbi: A Jew’s Search for Truth, Meaning, and Hope in the Muslim World
David Eden. BookBaby. $32.56 hardcover (344p), ISBN 978-0-692-08615-5; $17.95 paper (344p), ISBN 978-1-5439-3155-6
Eden chronicles his time as the “journalism expert” at United Arab Emirates University during the 2008–2009 school year, as the world’s economy collapsed and war erupted in Gaza.
My Soul Is Filled with Joy: A Holocaust Story
Karen I. Treiger. Stare Lipki Press. $14.99 paper (315p), ISBN 978-0-692-11579-4
This is a tale of Holocaust survivors Sam and Esther Goldberg, and of the author as she tells of her writing journey the past three years.
Nostradamus Speaks Again: Heaven Paradise
Elisabeth Jörgensen. Balboa Press. $2.85 paper (160p), ISBN 978-1-4525-1489-5
An exploration of human nature as well as the complicated times we are now approaching.
Notes from the Trenches: A Musician’s Journey Through World War I
Gary H. Foster. Outskirts Press. $24.95 paper (306p), ISBN 978-1-4787-9274-1
Foster retraces his grandfather’s footsteps from enlistment in the National Guard to the trench battles in France during WWI to his joyful homecoming.
Operation Wappen: A War that Never Was
Robert K. Maddock Jr. Xlibris. $41.99 paper (84p), ISBN 978-1-5434-6084-1; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-5434-6085-8
The story of a CIA-MI6 Middle East 1957 military adventure to overthrow the Syrian government and a return of knights to the battlefield.
Out of the Lion’s Den
Susan Mattern. CreateSpace. $7.99 e-book, ASIN B01LDTR6KI
The true story of five-year-old Laura Small’s attack by a mountain lion in a California park, with family, cover-ups, legal battles, and beliefs pushed to the brink.
Paul and the Dispersion: The Teacher’s Edition
Richard J. Willoughby Sr. iUniverse. $33.99 paper (162p), ISBN 978-1-5320-1239-6; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-5320-1240-2
This book equips teachers to explore and explain Paul’s mission to the Jews of the Diaspora, revealing the scope of this often-overlooked aspect of his wide-ranging apostolic work.
Pulpit Friction: Reawakening the Church’s Voice in a Political Wilderness
Ken Kinton. WestBow Press. $13.95 paper (156p), ISBN 978-1-973641-56-8
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Kinton examines the challenges facing the church in a politically hostile world.
The Road to Glory: Meditations on the Way from Here to Heaven
Thomas Dillon. WestBow Press. $10.99 paper (166p), ISBN 978-1-973623-65-6; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-973623-64-9
Theologian and lawyer Dillon explores signs, illustrations, and symbols in Scripture that will guide us on the right road on the way from here to heaven.
Spirit and Soul: Odyssey of a Black Man in America
Theodore Kirkland. Xlibris. $23.99 paper (522p), ISBN 978-1-4691-8625-2; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-4691-8627-6
In this autobiography, Kirkland offers critical insight and politically cognizant commentary on the past, future, and real-time reality of race relations in America.
Stupid Cupid: A Survivor’s Guide to Online Dating
Alison O’Donnell. Stillwater River Publications. $20 paper (297p), ISBN 978-1-946300-25-6
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Chronicling 100 horrific dates, the author gives online dating advice for men and women. Written in short snippets, it’s an easy read that’s as fun as it is practical.
TBC30: 6 Steps to a Stronger, Healthier You
Michael Wood. Wicked Whale Publisher. $14.95 paper (244p), ISBN 978-1-73219-250-8
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The TBC30 plan offers a game plan that utilizes the same science-based exercise and diet approach that has worked for Wood’s clients for more than 30 years.
Unwelcome Opportunity: Overcoming Life’s Greatest Challenges
Richard V. Battle. Outskirts Press. $14.95 paper (162p), ISBN 978-1-977201-64-5
Battle faced multiple tests in a short period of time and shares how he, with God’s daily provision, overcame them.
What Endures: An Amerasian’s Lifelong Struggle During and After the Vietnam War
John Vo. Xlibris. $15.99 paper (76p), ISBN 978-1-5434-8229-4; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-5434-8230-0
Vo came to America in 1987 as a refugee from war-ravaged Vietnam. This is his lifelong story of hope and despair, triumph and defeat.
What to Expect as an Adult
Linda Tengan Wright. Linda Sue Tengan Wright. $12.95 e-book, ISBN 978-0-578-40935-1
Wright discusses the importance of credit, finances, education, renting a home, buying a car, and much more.
The Yankee Way: The Bluepaper that Created America
Troy Tyson. Courant Publishing. $14.95 paper (266p), ISBN 978-1-73278-120-7
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How did America become great? This book proposes that America’s unparalleled success stems from the traits of a small, peculiar ethnic group from New England known as the Yankees.
You Are Not Alone: A Heartfelt Guide to Grief, Healing, and Hope
Debbie Augenthaler. Everystep Publishing. $14.99 paper (268p), ISBN 978-1-73202-330-7; $13.80 audio, ASIN B07GJQWQDZ
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Augenthaler, a licensed mental health counselor, combines her personal story of devastating loss with practical insights and simple suggestions for healing and hope.
The Adventures of Camellia N.: The Rainforest
Debra L. Wideroe, illus. by Daniela Frongia. Notable Kids. $16.95 hardcover (40p), ISBN 978-0-9970851-4-3
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Journey with pint-size explorer Camellia N. as she discovers why the rain forest is one of the most important and lush habitats on planet Earth.
The Adventures of Katarina Rose
S.G. Johnson. Xlibris. $21.99 paper (32p), ISBN 978-1-4836-3584-2
A kitty cat would rather go on adventures than sleep all day.
Alycat and the Friendship Friday
Alysson Foti Bourque, illus. by Chiara Civati. Mascot Books. $14.95 hardcover (38p), ISBN 978-1-68401-903-8
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When a new student joins the class, someone feels left out. Can Alycat use her creativity and imagination to help everyone feel included?
Carol and Santa
Karen O. Cotton. Karen O. Cotton. $7.99 paper (89p), ISBN 978-0-578-40033-4
Carol Bell, an eight-year-old cowgirl who keeps getting blamed for trouble, didn’t believe Santa delivered coal to naughty kids. She learns it’s not Santa, but she knows who does.
The Handy Helpers: Not a Happy Camper
Rosemary Morgan Heddens. Xlibris. $19.99 paper (214p), ISBN 978-1-5434-5598-4; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-5434-5597-7
Exciting adventures await the Handy Helpers and Beth Anne, who learn the value of helping each other along the way.
How Jack Got Flat
Susan Donohue Colby. Mill City Press. $25.99 hardcover (40p), ISBN 978-1-5456-3986-3; $15.49 paper (p), ISBN 978-1-5456-3490-5
A humorous story about a cat whose life is forever changed, and how he adapts to this change and discovers new and exciting adventures from it.
Jim Crow Must Die!
Harriet A. Dickey. CreateSpace. $7.99 paper (158p), ISBN 978-1-4783-5779-7
It’s the summer of 1966, and 10-year-old junior militant and Chicago native Hannah Jordan is making her annual trip to Mississippi. Her grandparents’ town is rife with segregation that she is unfamiliar with, so she decides something must be done.
K My Name Is Kendra
Kamichi Jackson. Kindle Direct. $9.95 paper (178p), ISBN 978-1-5410-3303-0
Fifteen-year-old Kendra’s life begins to spiral with the visit of a celebrity uncle, who sets his sights on her and the return of the runaway sister determined to save her.
Outside My Bedroom Walls
Nona Ransom, illus. by Windel Eborlas. Xlibris. $17.99 paper (38p), ISBN 978-1-5434-4130-7; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-5434-4131-4
Carina wants to go somewhere, anywhere over the summer. With her aunt Maria’s help, Carina discovers a world to explore, right outside her bedroom walls.
Power Hunt (ArcMed, Book 1) (ArcOn 3)
Erinn Price. NLSA. $3.99 e-book, ASIN B07F36VVML
They thought that, as a scientist, Morgan Dumont would be an easy target, but they were wrong. Together with Mathew, a man with some extraordinary abilities, she races to get to the ancient relics of power first.
The Secrets of Hawthorne House
Donald Firesmith. Mage Press. 99¢ e-book, ASIN B07GV2F814
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Matt’s life changes forever when a family of witches moves into the dilapidated Victorian mansion next door. A tale of unlikely friendship and the clash of two very different cultures.