Fiction - Literary

The Front Porch Sisters

By Sue Chamblin Frederick

The Front Porch Sisters by Sue Chamblin Frederick is a Southern novel set in the 1950s and tells the story of two sisters. Jewell Donnelly is rather thin and frail but has the honor of being one of Madison County's most beautiful women. Her sister,...

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Laika

By Kate Kort

In Laika, author Kate Kort has chosen an unconventional way to tell a touching story of two troubled individuals, each struggling with their own inner turmoil. Fourteen-year-old Laika has fled from home, running away from an abusive father whose life has become a mixture of...

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Born to the Badge

Wyatt Earp, An American Odyssey
By Mark Warren

Born to the Badge - Wyatt Earp, An American Odyssey, Book 2 by Mark Warren is a tribute to its author as a well researched telling of the years when Wyatt Earp began a career as a lawman in the Old West towns of Wichita...

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Make It Right

A Novella and Eight Stories
By Ron Yates

Make It Right by Ron Yates is a novella and a series of eight short stories. These stories chronicle the despair of people who make the wrong choices, bad choices that have negative effects on others. An English teacher, lonely and hating himself; an orphan...

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Oreads

By John F. Lavelle

Oreads by John F. Lavelle is a fictional novel set in the Appalachian mountains in the 1960s. It tells the story of Cassie Wolphe who, as a tender teenager, falls hopelessly in love with Jake McCullom. Cassie wants to remain in the rural area where...

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Saltwater Joys

By Dianna Brown

Saltwater Joys by Dianna Brown begins in the 1960s in Ireland's Eye, a town situated on the edge of Newfoundland and Labrador. During the controversial Confederation with Canada which centralized people into growth areas, the inhabitants of this fishing outpost were offered relocation to the...

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The Stendhal Summer

By Laurie Levy

The central character in Laurie Levy’s The Stendhal Summer, Alison Miller, carries a lot of baggage on her trip to Europe. She struggles to wrangle her luggage on and off trains, in and out of taxis and hotels, up and down stairs. Alison, 54, is...

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To Squeeze a Prairie Dog

An American Novel
By Scott Semegran

To Squeeze A Prairie Dog: An American Novel is a work of literary contemporary fiction by author Scott Semegran. Melding the genres of modern day folk tale with both satire and humor, the book centers on our unlikely hero, J.D. Wiswall. Working for the state...

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The Room Above

By Laura Hergane

The Room Above by author Laura Hergane is a work of literary fiction. Although a shortish read, it has the kind of gravity to it that feels much longer. The words read off the page like poetic prose and throughout most of the book have...

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Take the Late Train

By Jack Messenger

Take the Late Train by Jack Messenger is a novel based on the life of Stephen Ketley, a professor whose marriage begins to fray at the seams on his tenth wedding anniversary. Problems with his wife's infidelity is only one of a number of issues...

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