Booksellers, publishers, librarians, and agents are encouraged to look at the 87 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 BookLife for more information.


Addicted to Hate: Silence Can Be So Loud

Lucia Mann. Grassroots Publishing Group. $17.95 paper (328p), ISBN 978- 0-9975677-2-4


Follow Maddie as her callous children— who do all they can to hold power over her bottomless well of love—develop into brutal adults who abuse her. Applaud her courage as she finally pushes shame aside and reaches her climactic endpoint.

All About the Benjamins

Zev Good. Zev Good. $16 paper (332p), ISBN 978- 1-69343-454-9; $9.99 e-book, ASIN B07YNZPCNN

Amazon, Apple iBooks,

Joel Benjamin comes out after the death of his wife and throws the lives of his family members into turmoil.

All Our Girls (Firehouse Family #5)

Laurie Loveman. Laurie Loveman. $16.99 paper (465p), ISBN 978-1-79230-091-2

Amazon,,, IngramSpark

Two women are on a mission to rescue victims of sex trafficking, but the traffickers are determined to stop them.

American Bloodline: The Rightful Heir Reclaims Europe

Bob Nienaber. iUniverse. $13.99 paper (246p), ISBN 978-1-5320-6862- 1; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-5320-6864-5


Charlie thinks he’s a normal guy, until he learns different. As the new bearer of incredible power and wealth, he finds his life forever changed.

The Chocolate Shop

J.J. Spring. Riverpoint Press. $28.49 hardcover (350p), ISBN 978-0- 9853408-2-7; $9.99 e-book, ISBN 978-0- 9853408-3-4

Amazon, Apple iBooks,, IndieBound, Kobo

Laura Beckman juggles the return of her daughter and her business venture— providing the terminally ill with one last wish before easing their suffering— while the police close in.

Dreams of Cherry Blossoms

Walter Miller. KDP. $15.95 paper (249p), ISBN 978- 1-72755-650-6


Navy officer Richard Jackson and Japanese professor Emiko Murakami develop an intimate relationship in the aftermath of WWII.

Go Ask the Dead

Frank Tropea. ReadersMagnet. $10.70 paper (170p), ISBN 978- 1-950947-07-2


A beautiful young girl, Amanda Mannon, comes from a haunted family and becomes rather haunted herself.

Honeymoon Alone

Nicole Macaulay. 4B Pub. $17 paper (310p), ISBN 978-1-73327-690-0


Lucy Gray is set to find out how reliable psychics are as she follows the signs of “fate” all the way to London. Tangled in lies, she wonders if she’ll ever get her life right.

Julian: A Spy Thriller, Sci-Fi and Fantasy Collection

Raphael O. Shonibárè. Proofread Publishing. $6.95 paper (106p), ISBN 978-1-916459-14-4; $2.99 e-book, ISBN 978- 1-916459-15-1

Alibris, Amazon, Apple iBooks, Kobo

An organization develops mind-control technology and takes control of the United Kingdom, leaving the fate of the nation in the hands of three hackers. Plus three additional short stories.

Killing Harry Bones

Jonathan Harries. Jonathan Harries Ink. $3.99 e-book, ASIN B07W3Z1RRC


A posse of billionaire good guys takes on the global animal poaching and trafficking trade with bizarre and even hilarious consequences.

King of the Blind: A Toast to Music, Mirth, Storytelling, and Whiskey

Caiseal Mór. Matrayah Media. $2.99 e-book, ASIN B07HMJYDY3


While bedridden with smallpox, Turlough O’Carolan has a bizarre vision in which he is visited by two ancient and powerful mythical beings who grant him his wish.

Noonday Flower

Carla C. Ohse. $15.95 paper (359p), ISBN 978-1- 73351-050-9; $6.99 e-book, ASIN B07SRW5G9K


A black girl born into an all-white village in 1930s Michigan where old ideas and prejudices linger discovers her true self.

The Princess of the Bottom of the World: Complete Series

Dan Linehan. Dan Linehan. $5 e-book, ISBN 978-1-370- 25630-3

Apple iBooks, Baker- Taylor Axis360,, Kobo, Library Direct, OverDrive, Scribd, Smashwords

Scott Sullivan must travel to the coldest and most remote place on Earth to warm his heart to love. His journey to Antarctica forces the melting process and changes his course forever.

The Righteous One: A Cobbler’s Journey into the Dreamworld and Beyond

Neil Perry Gordon. Ingram Spark. $13.99 paper (362p), ISBN 978- 1-73266-779-2; $4.99 e-book, ASIN B07VXXGKNZ


The story of a cobbler, a 60-year-old tzaddik, who is called on to rekindle his divine connection in order to destroy a notorious New York gangster.

Robika the Adventurous Hungarian

Louise Andrea Dube. ReadersMagnet. $23.99 paper (618p), ISBN 978- 1-950947-18-8


This biographical story is written in the first person about a boy named Robika, a commoner who becomes a child opera star in Budapest in 1938.


Near and Far

Al Zolynas. Garden Oak Press. $15.95 paper (143p), ISBN 978-1- 73237-536-9


An award-winning poet’s new collection, featuring 91 poems that embody the dimensions of time and distance, the flux between the immediacy of and the detachment from felt moments.

On the Healing Road: Through the Eyes of an Adoptee

The Poet Dena. AuthorHouse. $13.99 paper (152p), ISBN 978- 1-5462-6875-8; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1- 5462-6874-1


The Poet Dena offers therapeutic poetry.

A Penny for Your Thoughts

Penny Johnson. AuthorHouse. $11.95 paper (52p), ISBN 978- 1-4184-2489-3; $3.95 e-book, ISBN 978-1- 4184-2488-6

Amazon Contemporary

American poet Johnson’s work features poems about nature, life, love, death, religion, and philosophy.


Blue Heart

Sang A. Lee. Blue Heart. $16 paper (248p), 979- 1-196-78101-9


A fantastical mystery based on a dream Lee had about Lee’s mother, set underwater.

Delphys Rising

Kip Koelsch. HK Doodles. $11.99 paper (322p), ISBN 978-1- 79279-360-8; $3.99 e-book, ASIN B07PHLCSHZ


A top secret military dolphin communication project has worldwide impact when the research subjects hijack Dr. Evan McMillon’s plan to change the world.

Gorilla Package (Chronicles of the Dark Illuminate #2)

Dick Owens. Newlight Company. $14.95 paper (242p), ISBN 978-0- 9855120-0-2

3Leaf Group, Amazon, Apple iBooks,, Authors Direct, Baker & Taylor

The hijacking of several media outlets and a high-profile assassination of a judge, sheriff, and prosecutor have first female POTUS Mary Lee’s administration looking for blood.

Now It’s Inescapable

Bill McCausland. AuthorHouse. $13.99 paper (246p), ISBN 978- 1-5462-3078-6; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1- 5462-3077-9


McCausland examines some critical truths among physicians and the physical, emotional, and mental challenges they face behind their surgical gowns, by way of his character Dr. Glen Coyle.

One and One Is One: The Beginning

S.T. Byra. iUniverse. $20.99 paper (342p), ISBN 978-1-5320-6363- 3; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-5320-6362-6


Grady Pearson had a perfect life until it was all taken away. Now he must make his own way in a cruel world, seeking acceptance, love, and purpose.

The Prophets and the Executioner (The Awakening #1)

Frank Franco. Page Publishing. $17.95 paper (257p), ISBN 978-1- 64350-733-0; $9.99 e-book, ASIN B07QT81C44

Amazon, Apple iBooks,, IndieBound, Page Publishing

With war ravaging their planets and destroying their once peaceful existence, the prophets and the executioner flee their homes in search of a new beginning.


J.K. Gunne. J.K. Gunne. $2.99 e-book, ASIN B07WJKVQTK


An elderly widower teams up with a young charismatic vlogger to find his stolen grandchild.

Turkey Shoot: He Might Not Be the Terrorist You Expected

Geoffrey Dutton. Perfidy Press. $15.99 paper (384p), ISBN 978-1- 64237-295-3; $5.99 e-book, 978-1-64237- 296-0

Amazon, Apple iBooks,, IndieBound, Kobo

An Iraqi refugee orphaned by ISIS escapes to Greece only to fall into a terrorist plot. When it’s foiled, the ragtag group targets an autocratic leader with the Iraqi as the doubtful hit man.

Turmoil in Savannah (Made in Savannah Cozy Mysteries #13)

Hope Callaghan. Hope Callaghan. $13.99 paper (341p), ISBN 978-1- 70010-203-4; $3.99 e-book, ASIN B07Z44HGT7


Carlita must help solve a murder to clear her friend’s name, all while managing her businesses and trying desperately to keep the Garlucci family past from being exposed.

Waking Dead

Jay Glendell. iUniverse. $13.99 paper (190p), ISBN 978-1-5320-5376-4


The mystery of a suspected Nazi war criminal and serial killer surgeon using his innocent twin’s iden- tity to evade detection. Finding the missing twin bares the surgeon’s ID and crimes.


Daeios: 140 Feet Down

Colleen Eccles Penor. Colleen Penor. $14.99 paper (314p), ISBN 978- 1-73400-371-0

Amazon, IngramSpark

When the Elders announce that they’ll breed with fertile females, Shea has two choices: breed with an Elder and bear his child, or fight, risking her life and the lives of her family.

A Murder in 2079

Mehmet Ali Yazan. Mehmet Ali Yazan. 99¢ e-book, ASIN B07YRVZRS6


The year is 2079. Robots are now a part of everyday life, in accordance with Isaac Asimov’s three robot laws. On the planet Icarus B, a murder is committed by a robot.

Myth Agent

L.A. MacFadden. By the Stream Publishing. $12 paper (227p), ISBN 978- 0-578-51334-8; $2.99 e-book, ASIN B07VMZ4NXJ


Professor Rosenbaugh stumbles onto the ghastly catalyst to time travel when a child appears in his secret laboratory in 1910.

The Nothing Within

Andy Giesler. Humble Quill. $21.99 hardcover (556p), ISBN 978-1-7335676-1-9; $12.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-7335676-4-0

Amazon, Apple iBooks, Baker & Taylor, BN. com, Kobo, OverDrive

A biological disaster reverberates in Ohio Amish Country centuries after the near extinction of humanity. A young woman seeks the truth behind it and tries to learn who she truly is.

The Scream of an Eagle

Marcus Lynn Dean. Marcus Lynn Dean. $2.99 e-book, ASIN B07RZNNVGH


A novel about coming of age in a dystopian world of the very near future—a world ravaged by climate change and savaged by a civilization that refuses to change course.

There Was a Place (E.V.A.In.E. #1)

Jackson Burrows. Page Publishing. $34.95 hardcover (505p), ISBN 978-1-68409-054-9; $22.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-68409-052-5

Amazon, Apple iBooks,, IndieBound, Page Publishing

Set within a spiral galaxy, between the expanse waves of Mira and Axis Prime, an exploratory society called the Deneva has created the answer to a harmonious continuance in the universe.

The Turing Revolt: The War Against Infinity

Rob Bartlett. Rob Bartlett. $2.99 e-book, ASIN B07VZW8Z7M


The sentient ships have blackmailed starship captain Milo Sapphire. Now he must use secrets from his past to deliver the impossible. And he might be on a mission... from God?

Zero Percenters: A Novel

Scott T. Grusky. Furthest Press. $14.99 paper (284p), ISBN 978-0- 9651190-4-7; $4.99 e-book, ASIN B07YBL484Y

Amazon,, Books-a-Million, IndieBound

Tree-hugging conservationist Anja Lapin refuses to digitize her body using the algorithm discovered by her father’s tech company, even after everyone else on the planet does so.


Fame & Privilege (A Billionaire Hollywood Romance)

L.C. Reagan. L.C. Reagan. 99¢ e-book, ASIN B07V1Z9PYK, Kobo

Billionaire Jenn Cooper and Hollywood manager Ryan Price quickly learn that things in Hollywood never follow the script when they are paired on an upcoming film.

Half Truths

Claire Contreras. Claire Contreras. $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-0- 9983455-6-7

Amazon, Apple iBooks, Google Play, Kobo

Amelia will stop at nothing to find out the truth of what happened to her brother. In her search, she gets mixed up with a secret society.


8 Minutes a Day to Make an A! Quick Change Your ADHD Child Now!

Pamela L. Johnson. AuthorHouse. $13.99 paper (108p), ISBN 978- 1-5462-4482-0; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1- 5462-4481-3


Johnson says that her techniques allow students to consistently

achieve As and Bs in school within four to six weeks, and to consistently follow routines at home without being reminded.

Acting Today: A Guide to Hollywood’s New Era

Christian Campos. Booked It Press. $14.95 paper (92p), ISBN 978- 0-578-54077-1; $10.99 e-book, ISBN 978-0- 578-55193-7


This book offers insights on actors’ websites, casting companies, agency recommendations, how to get an agent, how to join SAG-AFTRA, and much more.

Aim Higher: Turning the Storms of My Past into My Biggest Accomplishments

Haifa Blanchard. Balboa Press. $28.95 hardcover (130p), ISBN 978-1- 982219-40-6; $11.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-982219-39-0

Amazon,, Books-a-Million, IndieBound

A memoir and self-help guide about the transformational journey of rebuilding Blanchard’s life and faith, discovering her inner light, and the life lessons she learned to achieve success.

Cali Girl: How Did You Make It in the Treacherous Streets of Detroit?

Tianna Jones. Page Publishing. $16.95 paper (268p), ISBN 978-1- 64082-474-4


The author shares her journey of becoming a woman after childhood abuse. Her home was the streets of Motown, which were very cold but never forgotten.

David and Michelangelo: Heart and Stone

Stephen Harrison and Richard Huizinga. WestBow Press. $7.87 paper (110p), ISBN 978- 1-973646-55-6


Scripture portrays David as a man after God’s heart and a symbolic prelude to Christ. Pursue the search amid his flaws and discover a surprised role model he envied and murdered.

The Early Years

Rachel G. Carrington. iUniverse. $18.95 paper (240p), ISBN 978-1- 4917-6567-8; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1- 4917-6568-5


When a young girl falls in love with a broken WWII veteran, the unlikely pair must overcome struggles and hurdle life’s obstacles in this true story of love, dedication, and God’s providence.

The Execution of Jesus the Christ: The Medical Cause of Our Lord’s Death During His Illegal Crucifixion

Mark J. Kubala. WestBow Press. $13.95 paper (150p), ISBN 978-1-5127-7393-4; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-5127-7394-1


Though it’s believed that Jesus died on the cross from asphyxiation, Kubala, a Christian neurosurgeon, seeks to present his own medically sound alternative explanation of the cause of Jesus’s death.

American Bread: My First Twenty Years in America

Alfred DiGiacomo. AuthorHouse. $6.68 paper (266p), ISBN 978- 1-4772-6499-7 Amazon,

DiGiacomo’s memoir begins with his parents, his personal life during his first 20 years.

Bliss with All My Body: The Bravura Piece of My Life

Alaya Matter. Balboa Press. $11.15 paper (132p), ISBN 978-1- 982217-43-3 Amazon,

Matter, an attorney turned life coach, shares her personal stories and guidance on how to realize a life full of happiness.

Broken Pieces Behind the Mask

Ethel Mae. Archway Publishing. $14.99 paper (202p), ISBN 978-1- 4808-7717-7; $4.87 e-book, ASIN B07T234Q8D

Amazon, Archway Publishing,

A memoir of a traumatic childhood and its impact on growing into young adult- hood, detailing how abuse can devastate

one’s life. An honest, passionate story of survival against all odds.

Cali Girl: How Did You Make It in the Treacherous Streets of Detroit?

Tianna Jones. Page Publishing. $16.95 paper (268p), ISBN 978-1- 64082-474-4


The author shares her journey of becoming a woman after child-

hood abuse. Her home was the streets of Motown, which were very cold but never forgotten.

Flying Alone: A Memoir

Beth Ruggiero York. Beth’s Books. $7.99 e-book, ASIN B07V3P4GPD Amazon,, IndieBound

A young woman tries to become an airline pilot in the 1980s, when civil aviation was a rough-and-tumble world dominated by men.

Going Against the Tide—Prophetically

Walter Madenford. ReadersMagnet. $25.41 hardcover (158p), ISBN 978-1-949981-03-2; $10.21 paper, ISBN 978-1-949981-02-5


This book is written from the pre-tribulation rapture viewpoint. Madenford covers the seven principal views, five involving a rapture at some point and two rejecting the idea altogether.

A Grand Madness: U2 Twenty Years After

Publications. $24.95 paper (415p), ISBN 978- 0-9656188-7-8


A fan’s-eye view of the iconic rock sensation U2, taken from the author’s journals, covering the group’s last five tours.

Dianne Ebertt Beeaff. Hawkmoon

Hidden Talents: Practical Tools and Inspirational Stories to Unleash Higher Levels of Leadership Performance

Maryanne DiMarzo, Amy Acker, and Rodica Ceslov. Beacon People Solutions. $14.95 paper (190p), ISBN 978-0-578- 58458-4


Uncover your hidden talents. The authors outline new skills to achieve higher levels of performance from HR experts and include a road map, guide, and interactive experience.

Immigrant Daughter: Stories You Never Told Me

Catherine Kapphahn. Catherine Kapphahn. $15.99 paper (304p), ISBN 978-0-578- 54502-8; $11.99

e-book, ISBN 978-0-578-55573-7 Amazon,, IndieBound

Kapphahn gives voice to her immigrant mother’s unspoken history and in the process heals them both.

Insider’s Guide to Quality, Affordable Healthcare: Practical Strategies to Navigate Our Complex System and Save Money

Save Money, Jeffrey Foster and Lawrence Lazarus. To Life and Health Publishing. $21.95 paper (304p), ISBN 978-1-73351-920-5

Amazon,, Ingram

Foster and Lazarus seek to provide readers with the knowledge to become confident health-care consumers, including understanding financial issues, health-care providers, hospitals, surgery, medicines, and legal rights.

Love Alone Will Never Be Enough: Raising Drug-Affected Children

S. Wahrheit. AuthorHouse. $10.99 paper (60p), ISBN 978- 1-5462-4208-6; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1- 5462-4207-9


The true story of how a couple adopted and raised three drug-affected children.

The Maestro’s Favourites: A Symphony of Taste

Marlin Wolfe. AuthorHouse. $39.99 paper (204p), ISBN 978- 1-5462-1527-1; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1- 5462-1528-8


Wolfe’s cookbook includes a variety of recipes, some of which are easy, while others are a little more challenging.

Memories of Pith

Pith Schure. Austin Macauley Publishers. $15.95 paper (226p), ISBN 978-1-78710- 856-1


Schure’s memoir details his travels and developmental work for countries in need.

A Million Miles from Broadway: Musical Theatre Beyond New York and London (revised and expanded ed.)

Mel Atkey. Friendlysong Company. $25.98 paper (654p), ISBN 978-0- 9916957-4-4

Amazon, Lulu

Musical theater is an international form, not just an American one; it can take root anywhere. Atkey explores musical theater across the world.

Opinions and Perspectives by a Black Man that Are Guaranteed to Fuel Controversy

God Bless America. AuthorHouse. $14.99 paper (88p), ISBN 978- 1-4490-3018-6

Amazon, AuthorHouse,

This book discusses topics that most people do not want to talk about. The topics are guaranteed to generate political and racial backlash.

The Patriarchs: Sometimes the Stars, Sometimes the Sand

Stephen Harrison & Richard Huizinga. Book Vine Press. $7.99 paper (146p), ISBN 978-1- 950955-64-0


This book is not just about Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, and Joseph, though they are its main subjects. Harrison and Huizinga present a book about faith and personalities that raises many questions.

Photographer’s Guide to the Sony a6400: Getting the Most from Sony’s Advanced Mirrorless Camera

Alexander S. White. White Knight Press. $31.95 paper (258p), ISBN 978- 1-937986-82-7; $9.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1- 937986-83-4

Amazon, Apple iBooks,, Google Play

A full-color, heavily illustrated, comprehensive guide to the menus, features, controls, and operation of the Sony a6400 mirrorless camera.

Plant Fossil Atlas from (Pennsylvanian) Carboniferous Age Found in Central Appalachian Coalfields

Thomas McLoughlin. Toplink. $20 paper (164p), ISBN 978-1-947938-28-1


A picture guide to fossil plants and a few fossil marine organ- isms found in close association with the coal measures in the central Appalachian region.

Prepare to Be Wise!

Marc Podeszek. Xlibris. $15.99 paper (86p), ISBN 978-1-79603- 435-6; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-79603- 434-9


Podeszek explains what consumers need to know and what they can do to protect themselves and their physical assets.

The Prison Planet Handbook

Denis Goodwin. Xlibris. $34.45 paper (98p), ISBN 978-1-5434- 9516-4; $4.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-5434- 9515-7


Sometimes the reality prescribed doesn’t explain everything.

Life on Mars? UFOs? Afterlife?

In this reference book, Goodwin seeks to uncover clues about the universe that remain top secret.

Pure Food Crusader Edwin Fremont Ladd, Chemist, 1859–1925: The Pure Food Crusade for Sanitation and Health of the Nation and Its People

Culver S. Ladd. Culver S. Ladd Books. $7.99 paper (78p), ISBN 978-1- 948828-78-9


Ladd traces the role of a leading figure in the movement to protect and regulate America’s food supply.

The Pursuit of the Personal Renaissance Experience: Finding Opportunities for Happiness in the Ever-Present Now

Peter G. Justus. ReadersMagnet. $8.82 paper (124p), ISBN 978- 1-950947-03-4; $13.24 e-book, ASIN B07VTRJVKD


Using the personal renaissance experience of his own devising, Justus seeks to help readers acquire tools that will help them live a happier life.

Running with My Head Down: An Entrepreneur’s Story of Passion, Perseverance, and Purpose

Frank V. Fiume II. Greenleaf Book Group. $20.95 hardcover (208p), ISBN 978-1- 62634-641-3; $9.99 e-book, ASIN B07WNYDLN4

Amazon,, Books-a-Million, IndieBound, Porchlight Books

The story of one man’s search for purpose and meaning, a quest without limitation that ultimately leads to unique business success and personal fulfillment.

Seeking Personal Validation: The Life and Times of an African American,Female, Academic

Anece F. McCloud. AuthorHouse. $20.99 paper (274p), ISBN 978- 1-72830-749-7; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1- 72830-748-0


Get a glimpse into the life and times of an African-American female academic. Through this memoir, follow her journey through race relations, sexism, and combating everyday human problems.

The Soul’s Journey into Light: Through Revelation

K.E. Hansen. Xlibris. $19.99 paper (308p), ISBN 978-1-984561- 46-6; $3.99 e-book,ISBN 978-1-984561-56-5


This book brings a biblically based commentary to Revelation.

This Ain’t My Life: One Man’s Journey to Finding His Destiny

Bilal Alaji. Bookstand Publishing. $2.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1- 63498-838-4 Amazon, Apple iBooks,

Alaji chronicles his life and all he endured to find his destiny.

Time to Refresh: A 21-Day Devotional to Renew Your Mind After Being Laid Off, Fired or Sidelined

Karen Brown Tyson. Constant Communicators. $2.99 e-book, ASIN B07GCJ115V

Amazon, Apple iBooks,, Kobo

Tyson presents a 21-day devotional that she hopes will show readers how to find comfort in God while moving through their most challenging times.

Where Did She Go? Experiences of an Alzheimer’s Caregiver

Donald A. Noffsinger. iUniverse. $13.95 paper (140p), ISBN 978-1- 4917-7267-6


Noffsinger provides a road map through the challenge of a spouse’s Alzheimer’s diagnosis.

The Witness: Unfolding the Anatomy of a Killer

Wanda Draper. Morgan James Publishing. $16.08 paper (252p), ISBN 978- 1-63047-901-5


Knots originating from the cradle gnarl the design in our life’s tapestry. Draper untangles the knots in four murderers and reflects along the way on her own life tapestry.

You’re On Your Own

A.J. Drewie. Austin Macauley Publishers. $17.88 hardcover (56p), ISBN 978-1-5289-0651- 7; $6.95 paper, ISBN 978- 1-5289-0650-0


Drewie wrote 32 letters on life reflecting her wisdom and values to guide her sons’ lives as they grew up. These letters are nuggets of love and spiritual development.


A B Sea Creatures: An Astonishing Aquatic Alphabet

Craig Macnaughton. Little Mitten Press. $17.99 hardcover (32p), ISBN 978-1- 989657-00-3; $9.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-989657- 02-7


From anglerfish to zebra lionfish, children can learn the ABC’s with a colorful collection of fascinating fish, impossible invertebrates, and marvelous mammals.

Dasher and the Sleigh-Train

E. Dorinda Shelley, illus. by Eleanor A. Hutton. E. Dorinda Shelley. $12.95 paper (28p), ISBN 978- 1-07-993060-3


Santa is worried about his sleigh being overloaded with toys.Then Dasher gets sick. A toy train magically saves the Christmas Eve journey, guided by the powerful engine searchlight.

Flying with Kindness

Eric Simmons, illus. by Blueberry Illustrations. BookBaby. $21.98 hardcover (28p), ISBN 978-0-578-46059-8

Amazon,, BookBaby

Basil’s parents are desperate to encourage him to show kindness. Will he learn before it’s too late?

Gratia Park Zoo

Hayley Matthews. Austin Macauley Publishers. $4.44 paper (68p), ISBN 978-1-78693-639-4 Amazon

A collection of five rhyming and educational children’s stories about animal friends who live in a zoo.

Have You Seen Spud?

Debbie Capiccioni, illus. by Monique Turchan. Halo Publishing International. $12.94 paper (24p), ISBN 978-1-61244-553-3


A little boy named Sam takes his friend Spud the potato bug to show-and-tell. During his adventure, he goes through some sad and some happy moments.

In Clouds of Fire: A Story of Community

Elaine Stienon. AuthorHouse. $20.95 paper (448p), ISBN 978- 1-4184-4767-0; $5.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1- 4184-5738-9


Stienon explores the diversity of people who were attracted to the early Mormons and the groups from which they came.

Lost Stories of the Great War

Rosalie Lauerman. Rosalie Lauerman. $15 paper (142p), ISBN 978- 0-692-08224-9


This book explores little-known true stories of U.S. soldiers’ courage and ingenuity during WWI, including those of early code talkers, shock troops, combat artists, and more.

Peppa Inez’s Universoul Hair

Candace Jones-Hagy. Ingram Spark. $18.99 paper (54p), ISBN 978-1-73325- 960-6

Amazon,, Kobo

A young African-American girl finds out, with the help of special friends, that she is happiest when she is her natural self.

Run, Phillip, Run

Eddie Engram. Page Publishing. $13.95 paper (30p), ISBN 978-1- 64462-931-4


This book was written to inspire and promote education as the real tool to achievement in life. A healthy body and a prepared mind go together to create a successful life.

A Tale of Paddlewick

Pemberley Woolf. Christian Faith Publishing. $14.95 paper (42p), ISBN 978-1-64140-277-4


Two tiny deer mice quietly leave their families, who doze high in the walls inside the attic of Grey Fox Manor. Along the way to Minster Leith, the two mice stumble on the strangest adventure.

What Wonders Do You See... When You Dream?

Justine Avery, illus. by Liuba Syrotiuk. Suteki Creative. $7.95 paper (36p), ISBN 978-1- 948124-22-5; $4.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1- 948124-21-8

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A going-to-bed book that encourages calm and creativity, relaxation and imagination, and helps children set aside the day’s excitement so they can go to sleep.