Fiction - Realistic

Parade of Horribles

By Rhett DeVane

Parade of Horribles by Rhett DeVane is a lovely southern tale. The book mainly follows the lives of besties Jake Witherspoon and Hattie Davis Lewis, although other characters’ lives are focused on too. Jake is receiving some nasty text messages. Combined with that and running...

Throne of Grace

Cliff Walk Courtships, Book One
By Cecily Wolfe

Throne of Grace by Cecily Wolfe is a story of love and trials between a man of wealth and a girl of servitude, a pairing that just was not done in 1893 between the different classes. Josie, a house maid in the Davenport mansion, falls...

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Swaying

By Amber Anderson Smith, Marissa Williams, Rachel Rankins, Alexis Walters

As the seasons unfold in the sleepy, picturesque town of Springfield, residents prepare for the fate of their beloved Mighty Oak. The memories and emotions surrounding that giant tree in the center of town make the decision to fell the beloved tree more than difficult....

Jetsam

By Corey Campbell

Jetsam by Corey Mattingly is a realistic novel about the lives of today’s teenagers in the developed world. Jetsam is a simple story, but it tells some hard-hitting truths. Jetsam starts off as the musings and thoughts of a fairly typical middle-class young white American...

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Short Fuse

A Short Tale of Abuse, Betrayal and Revenge
By Clabe Polk

Short Fuse: A Short Tale of Abuse, Betrayal and Revenge by Clabe Polk tells the story of Ken Handly, a man who thinks he owns the world, or rather perhaps that the world owes him. Dismissing his marriage to Katherine as inconsequential and unworthy of...

Cedar Woman

The Cedar Woman Saga, Book 1
By Debra Shiveley Welch

Cedar Woman: The Cedar Woman Saga, Book 1 is a contemporary cultural fiction novel written by Debra Shiveley Welch. Lena Cedar Woman Young Bear’s parents were married on the day that they met. Peter Spotted Eagle Catcher was leaving the reservation to go to work...

Homecoming

A Soldier's Story of Loyalty, Courage, and Redemption
By David Arenstam

Wow, what an experience reading Homecoming: A Soldier's Story of Loyalty, Courage, and Redemption. David Arenstam brought me into the war and made me a part of the action. The story follows Russell Warriner and Bobby Connelly as they sign up for the Vietnam War,...

The Last Crusader Kingdom

Dawn of a Dynasty in Twelfth-Century Cyprus
By Helena P. Schrader

If you like good historical fiction in the old-fashioned swords clashing tradition, there are not many writers in the same league as Helena P. Schrader. I have read several of her books before and she is consistently both a good historian and a great writer....

Gifts Unexpected

By T.C. Grant

“Relax, Adela, it’s probably nothing,” is what she told herself that morning. The little lump hiding on the side of Adela's left breast had not been there only weeks ago. At least she was not aware of it. And her last mammogram had been normal....

This Old Cafe

Stonehill Romance Book 5
By Marci Boudreaux

This Old Café by Marci Boudreaux depicts the story of Jenna Reid and Daniel Maguire. Jenna has recently divorced and is trying to make a name for herself. She’s left past hurts behind her, and she is seeking a new life of independence. Lieutenant Colonel...