Fiction - Social Issues

The Girl on Camera

By Morgan Dun-Campbell

Given the ongoing interest in TV reality shows, the concept and plot behind The Girl on Camera by Morgan Dun-Campbell is timely: invite contestants to audition for a chance to win a huge financial prize and watch them line up by the thousands in the...

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The Call

A Baseball Novel
By Laurie Boris

When I picked up The Call: A Baseball Novel by Laurie Boris, the last thing I expected was to meet a female protagonist, and I must say that she is so well developed and the story so original and deeply moving that I couldn’t put...

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The Speechwriter

By J.P. Maximus

In The Speechwriter by J.P. Maximus, a university's presidential elections are anticipated to become the most memorable until a masked killer begins to target particular students. The election now becomes a racially driven battlefield for the candidates, and they seek out the masters of speech...

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I Wanted That Spark

By Brandie Lion

I Wanted That Spark is a contemporary romance novel for young and new adults written by Brandie Lion. Lauren had only used her dial-up internet in the past to check on her emails. She loved the rush she got when she saw the “you’ve got...

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The Fearful Lion

By Almas Akhtar

The Fearful Lion by Almas Akhtar is the compelling life story of a second generation immigrant to the United States. It begins in the present, as Dr. Osama Ali Khan (aka Oz) celebrates his publication of a medical research paper. He reflects on the journey...

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Down and Out in Kathmandu

A Backpacker Mystery (Adventures of Zelda Richardson, Volume 1)
By Jennifer S. Alderson

Three different characters try to find something in Down and Out in Kathmandu by Jennifer S. Alderson. Zelda is an idealistic young woman who wants to follow her friends' example and find herself while traveling. She decides being a volunteer in Kathmandu to teach English...

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Starting Over

A Trina Ryan Novel (Volume 2)
By Sheri S. Levy

Starting Over: A Trina Ryan Novel, Volume 2 is a young adult coming of age novel written by Sheri S. Levy. While this is the second volume in the series, Levy gives sufficient background information within the story to allow it to be enjoyed as...

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22 Scars

By C.M. North

C.M. North's 22 Scars is a disturbing yet probable story of one teenage girl’s struggle with depression and abuse to which many teen readers will unfortunately relate. In this story, Amy battles self-destructive behavior while attempting to live a ”normal” life. As a cutter, Amy’s...

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Plus Size Goddess

Goddess Creator Fashion Series Book 1
By Cathy McGough

Plus Size Goddess by Cathy McGough is Book 1 of the Goddess Creator Fashion Series. Christina Langdon has always been a little on the plump side, but she is trying to lose the weight. She works as a call center operator but goes to the...

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Kingdom of Famine

Winter Agent Juno #2
By Mike MacDee

Kingdom of Famine is the second book in the Winter Agent Juno series by Mike MacDee, an interesting read with a dystopian setting. It’s an age of total disruption, set against the backdrop of a world dominated by a ruthless matriarchy, where men endure untold...

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