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Mermaid Mary Margaret
Mary Margaret is a spunky ten-year-old girl with a tough mission. Her mother has asked her to accompany her recently widowed grandmother on a cruise to the Greek Islands. Mary Margaret wonders if she'll really be able to help her grandma get the rest, relaxation, and recuperation she needs, or if...
Directed by Kelli Lynn Harrison; With Ryan Burke as Marc, and Cathy McNellis as Cynthia
A sister and brother play dangerous games.
THE HEALING POWER OF LOVE: Transcendin the Loss of a Spouse to New Love
The Healing Power of Love: Transcending the Loss of a Spouse to New Love is a collection of twelve beautifully and honestly told, uplifting and inspirational stories about new, loving relationships following the loss of a spouse or partner. Authors Lintermans and Stolzman recognize the life-...
Love or Something Like It
Deirdre Shaw's emotionally honest, clear-eyed debut follows a thirtysomething woman forced to redefine love, career, and family after her young marriage falters. “Bright and promising...Shaw’s first novel unfolds easily, with well-crafted prose and vivid detail. A great young-in-L.A. novel.” --...
The Road to Guanajuato: Estrangement in Paradise
Estranged from his father for 23 years, Joe Livernois recently joined his siblings for a reunion in the heart of Mexico to celebrate the old man's 80th birthday. The Road to Guanajuato is a personal account of the circumstances that led to the estrangement. They may not have found what they thought...
Maya Gottfried's essay, "Untitled" is included in this anthology by and about individuals raised in interfaith homes. Edited by Laurel Snyder. Written by authors born into the so-called “dilemma of intermarriage,” the stories in Half/Life explore the experience of being raised in a half-...
Starving Hearts reflects the values and pressures of Jewish family life in the 1950s. Its appeal however transcends its ethnic and generational setting. The story paints a vivid picture of the irreparable wounds of verbal abuse and the immense price that children pay when parents use them as...
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Alta Corral is a distinctive character in contemporary fiction--a young woman confident, even nonchalant, about her sexual conquests of other women. She works as a body piercer at a full-service tattoo parlor, rides a motorcycle, and has slept with every girl in San Francisco who is so inclined....
Before the Storm
It’s often difficult for me to characterize my books, and Before the Storm is no exception. It’s part suspense, part mystery, and one hundred percent family drama. It’s about how far family members will go to protect one another. It’s about the choices people make that come back to haunt them. And...
Four Summers Waiting
 A Civil War epic that emerges as a love story. This debut novel describes a young woman's determination to help causes she believes in. Caught up in events of a nation at war, Maria Onderdonk strives to balance her love for Union surgeon, Henry Simms, with her father's opposition to the war. ...