Our Top Picks

Here are some of the stories that stood out to our Curation Team. We feature a new set every few weeks. Pitch Pages are available for all of these, and many more titles, within our library.

The A-Z of Everything - Debbie Johnson

A mother dies and leaves her two estranged daughters an envelope for each letter of the alphabet; opening them leads to an intimate emotional journey. Tears and laughter in the same measure in this rare gem.

Chasing Black Gold - Robert Stone

For two decades, Robert Stone made his living on the high seas. A modern-day pirate, he was a pioneer saturation oil-field diver, treasure hunter, and smuggler. This is his own account of the story.

Forever People - Alison Lyke

Welcome to Zeta City, where the whole world goes to die. Here, the Node System uploads the minds of the dying, so they can spend eternity in a digital Promised Land. High concept, thought-inducing sci-fi.

West Side Girl - Anita Solick Oswald

Growing up in Chicago's West Side in the late '50s and early '60s provides endless adventures for the oldest sister of four, and her gang of neighborhood friends. A charming, heartwarming collection of stories.

Girls From Centro - Juni Fisher

Two generations of Mexican women trying to find a better life in Arizona, fighting abuse and enduring heavy losses along the way. A powerful, multicultural drama, led by fierce female characters.

Man & Horse - John Egenes

The amazing true story of John and Gizmo, a man and his horse, as they travel from coast to coast of the US in 1974. An epic, spiritual journey of discovery, with colorful characters, and mesmerizing scenery.

The ‘49 Indian - Craig Moody

A touching love story between two boys, enduring obstacles and prejudice, as they cross America riding an old motorcycle. An intimate portrait of the early 1980s, and the meaning of unconditional love.

Wings of Glory - Stan McCord

World War II. A story inspired by an all-female unit of airplane pilots, following a group of women as they enter training in Sweetwater, Texas. A vast, admirable cast of characters, in a thrilling adventure.

Hidden Genius - H.T. Bryer

The fantastic story of Frank Mann, the African-American who was a friend of, and troubleshooting engineer for, billionaire Howard Hughes. A little-known character with a rich, vast assortment of achievements.

Stagger Bay - Pearce Hansen

After seven years in prison, a man needs to find the killer who actually committed the crimes he was framed for. An exciting revenge story, with crooked cops, greedy developers and a psychotic foe.

Teleport - Kevin Berry

London, 2065. Scientist Maddie McLeod and her AI Robot teenage daughter perfect the process of teleportation. Exciting new technology in a dystopian future, with plenty of action and intrigue.

Egomaniac - Vi Keeland

What can happen in a love story between a marriage counselor and a divorce lawyer? A classic, yet edgy romantic comedy with all its traditional perks; filled with witty, insightful banter.

J.D. Salinger and the Nazis - Eberhard Alsen

For the first time, legendary writer J.D. Salinger’s time in the U.S. Army is documented in lieu of new, exciting evidence that sheds light on his intelligence work and his thoughts on the enemy.

Leader of the Pack - Matt Sweetwood

Author Matt Sweetwood unexpectedly ended up the only parent of five small children, when most men didn’t even know how to change a diaper. His transformation - and his family’s - conducts this touching story.

South of Main Street - Robert Gately

What if helping out those in need becomes a legal battle within your own family? A sensible account of mental health issues, having nothing to lose, and what it means to leave a positive legacy.

Farewell, Bergerac - Fredrik Nath

World War II. The French resistance, hidden in the woods of Bergerac, is the basis for this thrilling adventure; in which a torn, grieving man puts up a fight while finding love, honor and a sense of purpose again.

Camelot’s Queen - Nicole Evelina

Queen Guinevere of England is a force to be reckoned with - she’s fierce, opinionated, and… has magical powers. A new take on a historical figure that will forever change the world of the Knights of the Round.

Starfish On Thursday - Amie Ryan

A Seattle girl tells stories about growing up in the ‘70s and ‘80s, while dealing with an abusive mother - and still, does it with wit and a sense of wonder that takes the reader along for the ride.

The Losing Role - Steve Anderson

Failed actor Max Kaspar has been invited to the role of a lifetime - impersonate an American officer behind enemy lines, during World War II. A deep examination of dreams and who we are through hard times.

Madame Presidentess - Nicole Evelina

Forty-eight years before women were granted the right to vote, Victoria Woodhull dared to run for President of the United States. This is her amazing story, from infancy through the end of the campaign.

The Clock of Life - Nancy Klann-Moren

Jason Lee Rainey’s journey from childhood to his teenage years, dealing with old, steadfast Southern attitudes about race. A heartwarming, often dramatic story that will have readers talking.

Talon - Theresa Hissong

A rugged, handsome man who turns into a panther? His family, a pride of felines he has sworn to protect? If that doesn’t lure you in, stay for the steamy sex with local girl Liberty Raines, Talon’s newfound mate.

Molly Warner - Dan Kilday

The story of a sixth grade gossip recruited to join her school newspaper. A great study about the value of a free press and the relentless search for the biggest story in Howard Middle School history.

Queenie’s Teapot - Carolyn Steele

In the London of the future, randomly-selected British citizens run the government. Queenie, the tea-serving antihero, is selected as the head of state in this cheeky look at our current political climate.

The Theory of Invisibility - Aimee Pitta

Emme just wants to disappear after the death of her husband and son – so much that one day, she actually becomes invisible. An endearing fable about finding yourself and the little quirks about invisibility.

Double Whammy - Gretchen Archer

Davis Way, a small town cop, hits the jackpot when she lands a job on a casino’s security team. A thrilling ride through a world of mystery, cases to solve, and multiple exotic locations, where all bets are off.