Fiction - Social Issues

On the Bricks

By Penni Jones

On the Bricks, set in the small town of West Plains, Arkansas, is the debut novel from Penni Jones. And from the opening chapters, the hopelessness of a drug-fuelled, dead-end existence for the main characters seeps uncomfortably, yet convincingly from the pages. Ms. Jones’...

One Hundred Places

By Pedro Vasquez

One Hundred Places by Pedro Vasquez is a realistic fiction novel that would appeal most to a mixed audience of young adults and adults who enjoy bucket list novels and special needs characters. John Peter has Asperger’s Syndrome and has spent his life being sheltered...

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One-Two

By Igor Eliseev

One-Two is a psychological drama written by Igor Eliseev. They were born as conjoined twins; there had been talk of letting them die at birth, words whispered in the delivery room and its environs. The two infant females survived; however, the difficulty of the delivery...

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Ocean Echoes

By Sheila Hurst

Sheila Hurst's Ocean Echoes touches a subject that we as humans, especially those of us surrounded by concrete instead of the ocean, don't pay much attention to: the subject of how we, whether directly or indirectly, affect ocean life in a deleterious way. Ellen gave...

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Opening the Veil

New Sight Series Book 1
By C. L. Clark

Opening the Veil is the first book in the New Sight series written by C.L. Clark. Cass adores her cat. Since Cass found Allie in an alley way (thus, her name) as a tiny kitten, Cass and Allie have had a very close and loyal...

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Otherplace

By JC Rock

Otherplace is a fiction novel by J.C. Rock. Richard and Pam are two friends who are inseparable. Both are homeless and take care of each other on the streets. Four years ago, Richard’s wife, Sharon, had gone to use the restroom at a restaurant, but...

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Off the Grid

Downtown Eastside Series, Book 1
By Karyn Good

Off the Grid: Downtown Eastside Series, Book 1 by Karyn Good is a fast-paced story of romantic suspense. Dr Sophie Munroe is committed to serving the homeless in Vancouver and sets up a clinic in the midst of the downtown east side. On Christmas Eve,...

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October Snow

By Jenna Brooks

In Jenna Brooks's October Snow, a woman who was a battered wife witnesses the death of one too many battered wives, murdered by her husband. May, Josie’s friend, dies in her arms and the moment changes Josie forever. She steels herself to putting an end...

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