Fiction - Social Issues

It All Comes Back to You

A Book Club Recommendation!
By Beth Duke

It All Comes Back to You by Beth Duke is a deceptively simple story about Ronni Johnson, a licensed practical nurse and aspiring writer, who meets Violet, a glamorous and vivacious elderly resident at Fairfield Springs, an Assisted Living residence. Violet, who captivates audiences just...

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The Side Job

A desperate mother's solution to saving her daughter
By Don Lubov

The Side Job by Don Lubov is a short, interesting and realistic story that follows a young mother on a daring journey to save her sickly daughter. Maggie Gomez gets pregnant at seventeen and, abandoned by her boyfriend, she is left alone with the child....

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Enaro

By Neda Aria

Enaro by Neda Aria is a great achievement for a debut novel and a riveting entry in the genre of science fiction. Set in 2022, in a society that "has been shaped when ownership lost its meaning and consumerism failed humanity," the reader is plunged...

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Panhandlers

A Novel in Stories
By Nic Schuck

In Panhandlers by Nick Schuck, the world of poverty is laid bare in places where there seems to be little else to do but sell drugs, sex, and violence. The story begins with two young boys, Hank and Teddy, and works through aspects of their...

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When Forever's Over

By J. Alan Johnson

When Forever's Over is a coming of age tale by author J. Alan Johnson. Set during the 1960s in East Tennessee, USA, two mountain town boys make the journey through high school, becoming young men during one of the most turbulent periods of modern American...

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Hidden Colours

By Nillu Nasser

Hidden Colours is a work of literary fiction by author Nillu Nasser, and the book’s title describes its immigration and integration themes beautifully. Set in Berlin, the story follows two people brought together by Treptow Circus, designed to become an integration project for immigrants living...

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Missing

Never Forgotten
By Leila Kirkconnell

Missing: Never Forgotten is a contemporary mystery novel written by Leila Kirkconnell. It was in 1952 when eight-year-old Hank Yates came home from school to find his family forever and tragically changed. While his mom was hanging laundry in the backyard, someone had stolen Hank’s...

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Brave

The Sisterhood Series Volume 1
By Chelsi Arnold

The year is 2023 and America is increasingly concerned with issues of citizen safety as ISIS continues to stake claim on our friendly country. Military troops grow in number to offset the ill effects that Arab countries inflict upon innocents throughout the world. In an...

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I Miss My Pa The Most

By Raymond Cook

I Miss My Pa The Most by Raymond Cook introduces us to Christopher and Shannon Rose O'Shea, a couple living in Marble, Colorado in 1898 with their young daughter, Emily. When one night a stovepipe fire engulfs their home, the family escape through an attic...

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The Bubble Kids

By N. Chowdhry

The Bubble Kids is an historical fiction novella written by N. Chowdhry. Omar's and Adam’s lives were inevitably changed when the attack on the Twin Towers stunned the world. They had been ready to enjoy an afternoon session of cartoons at Omar’s house when their...

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