Fiction - Literary

Swimming Upstream

A Novel
By Jacob Anderson-Minshall

Swimming Upstream is a literary fiction novel written by Jacob Anderson-Minshall. Flint immediately wished he could go back in time and not overhear the conversation his dad was having with the bland-looking, middle-aged man who had rung the doorbell of their Marin County home. Prior...

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Sovereignty

He Lied For Your Sins
By Rhys Hagan

In Sovereignty: He Lied For Your Sins by Rhys Hagan, we meet a Roman banker who is trying very hard to make a name for himself. He wants fame and he wants recognition, but he is not getting anything close to that. Just when he...

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Sculptor Boy

The Journal of Jack McRose
By Chris Craig

I love books that, while telling a great story, make me think about life and its realities in a serious way and Sculptor Boy: The Journal of Jack McRose by Chris Craig is one such book, with the narrative centered on a strong character. Jack...

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Smoke On the Mountains

By Sam Knupp

In Smoke on the Mountains by Sam Knupp, the year is 2018 and a Coalition, including Antifa and Black Lives Matter, has arrived in Timberville, Virginia from Charlottesville. Tensions are high as people have had enough of the uncertainty and feeling that they are not...

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Snow City

By G. A. Kathryns

In the very unusual yet enticing story entitled Snow City, G.A. Kathryns has managed to trigger those stirrings of my imagination that I didn't even know existed. The protagonist, Echo Japonica, has been in Snow City for as long as she can remember, which is...

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Shadows, Shells, and Spain

By John Meyer

Shadows, Shells, and Spain is a literary fiction novel written by John Meyer. While others basked in the sun and warmth of Palma, Jamie was indifferent to the charms of Mallorca. He had been searching for his wife for ten months now, with no word...

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Schooled

Based on one lawyer’s true-life successes, failures, frustrations, and heartbreaks while teaching in the New York City public school system
By Matthew Rockwood

Schooled is a contemporary fiction novel written by Matthew Rockwood. James Hartman eventually achieved his dream of becoming a corporate lawyer at a prestigious law firm, but even as he gamely struggled through that first grueling year of law school, he wondered if he had...

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Summer Girl

A Novel
By Linda Watkins

Summer Girl by Linda Watkins is a heartfelt story of a boy and a girl. For Jake, living on Cutter Island, off the coast of Maine, life is pretty laid back. That is until the summer of ’65 when he meets fifteen-year-old Andi. That was...

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Surfing with Snakes & Dragons

and other Tales of Suburbia
By Roger J. Couture

Surfing with Snakes & Dragons, and other Tales of Suburbia by Roger J. Couture is a collection of eight short stories depicting the way of life (and more) in southern California. From the outside, California is sunny, happy and full of opportunities (and to an...

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Stainer

A Novel of the 'Me' Decade
By Iolanthe Woulff

This engaging novel begins on the twenty-first birthday of Ben Steiner, a Jewish student at Columbia University, in May 1975. Living a comfortable life in Beit Yitzhak, or the “B”, a communal house for Jewish students, seemed boring to Ben. He was ready to find...

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