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Calico Joe

A surprising and moving novel of fathers and sons, forgiveness and redemption, set in the world of Major League Baseball…
 
 
Whatever happened to Calico Joe?
 
     It began quietly enough with a pulled hamstring. The first baseman for the Cubs AAA ...

Cara's Asylum

Cara’s Asylum by Elsa Harrow is about a sixteen-year-old girl named Carmen Brown, who prefers being called Cara. She is confined to Calm Springs, a place for people with mental issues.  Cara is a petite very beautiful young girl with a very confused view of what a teenager’s life is supposed to be like. Cara’s drug ...

Catching Fire

Against all odds, Katniss Everdeen has won the annual Hunger Games with fellow district tribute Peeta Mellark. But it was a victory won in defiance of the Capitol and its harsh rules. Katniss and Peeta should be happy. After all, they have just won for themselves and their families a life of safety and plenty. But there are rumors of rebellion among ...

Caught in a Web

Caught in A Web is written by Joseph Lewis and is a fictional story that illuminates the crisis teenagers face from the hardened drug dealers that prey on middle and high school students.   Lewis’s book is a gripping novel and at the same time a powerful social commentary on today’s drug epidemic that our nation faces. ...

Chameleons: An Untold World War II Story

    Chameleons An Untold World War II Story by Marcus A. Nannini is an absolutely fascinating examination of the mystery of what happened to the 2 man crew of the deadly Japanese midget submarine, the I-16-tou that participated in the Pearl Harbor attack.  The midget submarine I-16-tou had two 1000 pound torpedos that were fired at ...

Channeling Harrison

Channeling Harrison by David Young is the memoir of Young's life and his relationship with George Harrison. David Young is a very accomplished musician. His career has spanned many facets of the industry and he is well received and acknowledged in each of these areas. David recounts the ups and downs, bad times and good times of his life in ...

Chasers

Chasers by Vivian Hwang is set in a small town in Colorado. The story opens with three young adults-Shelby, Gary and May. The prologue introduces you to the narrator Shelby who explains the similarity between her and the other two teens. That will be your first shock. Needless to say, these three teens are different from the other kids in their ...

Chasing 120

Chasing 120 by Monte Wolverton deals with ever so popular and practiced premise of our society--do what it takes to live longer. Meet Dr. Tyler Belknap that has quite the following-due to the fact that he promises 120 years of life. The key to this longevity is his Bible based regimen and of course the purchase of his products. Dr. Belknap is seen ...

Columbine

On April 20, 1999, two boys left an indelible stamp on the American psyche. Their goal was simple: to blow up their school, Oklahoma City-style, and to leave "a lasting impression on the world." Their bombs failed, but the ensuing shooting defined a new era of school violence-irrevocably branding every subsequent shooting "another Columbine." When ...

Coming Home

Coming Home by Gloria Javillonar Palileo is the story of a young boy named Juan who through no fault of his has to live his life being excluded. Juan has lived his entire life in Alabama, but because of his distinctive looks has not been accepted as an American. Juan's mother is from the Philippines. Therein lies the problem-Juan looks Filipino ...
 

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