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lu-vickers's picture
By the late 1940s, long before Disney dreamed of building a magic kingdom in central Florida, the state had more botanical gardens, jungles, monkeys, parrots, and glass-bottomed boats than a tourist could shake a camera at. But only one place had banana-eating mermaids, and that was Weeki...
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Ten year-old Mara's mother is missing, her little brother is sick, may be dying, her father is grieving. It all seems hopeless - until Mara sets out on a life or death journey to bring her mother home. 'Forsaken'  is a 'quick read', a short story published as a slim volume, based on an old...
terese-svoboda's picture
"Told entirely through dialogue, this quirky tale of period pirate wannabees makes a jeu d'esprit of the privateer life even as it baldly de-romanticizes it. Its protagonists, two unnamed brothers (one of whom might not be male), put out to sea from their Nantucket home in 1718 bedazzled by...
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Something is lurking in Lake Michigan... and it's waiting for Molly. Upon moving to the sleepy, beach side town of South Haven, sixteen-year-old Molly McInnis senses something eerie and mysterious in the atmosphere surrounding her new home-and her initial instincts are right. An enchanting creature...
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Two idiots, one tiny boat, a big gun and a flesh-eating killer mermaid on the prowl...but for very different reasons.
lynn-e-hazen's picture
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...
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Boom Broom doesn't think his life could get any worse. Ever since his mother was swept away by a twister, his family has gone crazy. They refuse to leave the house and Boom and his sister Mertyle are looked after by Halvor, the Viking descendant who rents the room over their garage. When Boom finds...
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Three ex-patriates in modern-day Thailand encounter a figure from fairy tales.