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Never Say a Mean Word Again: A Tale from Medieval Spain

Appealing acrylic illustrations, a wonderful story, and an important message make this book enjoyable for children and adults. A story of bullying, acceptance, and friendship, Never Say a Mean Word Again: A Tale from Medieval Spain, by Jacqueline Jules, is loosely inspired . . . read more

Mahavira: The Hero of Nonviolence

This rich, colorful treat teaches children and parents the roots of a nonviolent faith that inspired Gandhi and MLK. Mahavira: The Hero of Nonviolence is a beautifully illustrated children’s story based upon the life of a teacher of the Jain faith. With lots of bright . . . read more

Becoming Lady Lockwood

Moore does a lovely job of showcasing sizzle in this must-read for fans of regency and historical romance. It is romance on the high seas for Miss Amelia Beckett and Captain Sir William Drake in Jennifer Moore’s debut novel, Becoming Lady Lockwood. Sweet rather than . . . read more

Love Burns Bright: A Lifetime of Lesbian Romance

These stories of passion tell of couples who are a bit older and established in their relationships. Love Burns Bright brings together erotic stories of lovers who have managed to keep the sexual pulse in their long-term lesbian relationships. Part erotica, part love . . . read more

Echo of the Boom

It’s the end of the world as we know it, but how do young people feel about it? Maxwell Neely-Cohen tells us in a character-driven tale of the apocalypse. Echo of the Boom, by Maxwell Neely-Cohen, focuses on a generation of young people who live shortly before the end of . . . read more

A Bird on Water Street

A one-company town falters, and amid the human drama, nature begins to reclaim what had been lost. Elizabeth O. Dulemba’s illuminating historical novel, A Bird on Water Street, recounts the legacy of copper mining in Coppertown, a fictionalized version of Copperhill, an . . . read more