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These books often provide stories that may cross genres, but do not easily fit into anyone category. The stories may be character driven or action-packed tales that will keep you glued to your seat. They provide the average reader with something different from what they may normally read. The stories are meant to make you think, to feel, to see the world a little bit differently.

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  1. What A Strange Little Man
    What A Strange Little Man

    by Michael Straessle

    What A Strange Little Man
    by Michael Straessle

    Rating: 2.6/5 (240 votes cast)

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    Michael is a prison guard from 1st Century Rome who has his life turned upside down by a strange little man (Paul, the Apostle) whom he has guarded for the past two years. Is God real? Who is this Jesus? The answers to these questions and more take Michael on a life altering journey.

    Categories: SciFi & Horror, Spirituality, Other Fiction

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  2. Urban Verses - Poetry To Make You Say Hmmm...
    Urban Verses - Poetry To Make You Say Hmmm...

    by Tracie Elice Christian

    Urban Verses - Poetry To Make You Say Hmmm...
    by Tracie Elice Christian

    Rating: 2.8/5 (389 votes cast)

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    This inspirational poetry speaks to love, defeat, loss and perseverance. This book of urban scribes will uplift the soul, make readers think about the state of their own world and how to make it better and motivate the spirit to do great things!

    Categories: Poetry, Other Fiction

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  3. Three Strikes - You Are Dead
    Three Strikes - You Are Dead

    by Debbie Colleen Gansert

    Three Strikes - You Are Dead
    by Debbie Colleen Gansert

    Rating: 2.7/5 (242 votes cast)

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    How do you manage a baseball team that is in the middle of a heated pennant and is also being stalked by a serial killer? Beachcombers manager is finding out. Utility outfielder Rico Valley is the first victim of the serial killer. By mid season, three of his teammates have also become victims.

    Categories: Mystery & Suspense, Other Fiction

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  4. The Yellow Wallpaper
    The Yellow Wallpaper
    by Charlotte Perkins Gilman

    Rating: 3.5/5 (315 votes cast)

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    This journal chronicles the thoughts of a woman who is sent to a country home for forced rest by her husband and doctor who think the solitude will cure her from her dislike of marriage and motherhood. She creates her own reality outside of the yellow wallpaper of the bedroom in which she is imprisoned and records her thoughts in a secret journal. Through this journal she describes the importance of personal freedom and self-empowerment as her mental health continues to fail.

    Categories: Parenting, Romance, Other Fiction

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  5. The Tear Drop
    The Tear Drop

    by Robert Lewis Henry

    The Tear Drop
    by Robert Lewis Henry

    Rating: 2.4/5 (165 votes cast)

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    The story of one mans personal journey through a world where his memory holds no recollection. For as he is in search of his identity and how he had come to be there, he finds something far more fundamental than just the knowledge of his past.

    Category: Other Fiction

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  6. The Spirit of an Angel
    The Spirit of an Angel
    by Michael E. Johnson

    Rating: 2.3/5 (223 votes cast)

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    This is the continuation from the book ‘Life with an Angel’ in which Joe Anderson tells his story of growing up in Indiana in the 60’s. In this prolongation Joe has graduated from High School and ventures off to the Marines and goes to Vietnam…The question is, will his Angel still be at his side?

    Categories: Spirituality, Teen, Other Fiction

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  7. The Second Book of Iaddius Iohann
    The Second Book of Iaddius Iohann

    by C. Lines

    The Second Book of Iaddius Iohann
    by C. Lines

    Rating: 2.2/5 (182 votes cast)

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    Five years have passed since Iaddius returned from the desert; five years since the slaughter at Dokhatar. An army has been raised, but betrayal, doubt, dissensions and conspiracies threaten to undermine the ultimate purpose.

    Categories: Other Fiction, SciFi & Horror

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  8. The Scarlet Letter
    The Scarlet Letter

    by Nathaniel Hawthorne

    The Scarlet Letter
    by Nathaniel Hawthorne

    Rating: 2.9/5 (444 votes cast)

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    Hester Prynn carries with her a mark signifying adultery, a true sin in 17th century Puritan Boston. The red letter A on her clothing brings public shame, but she will not name the father of her daughter, Pearl, no matter the threat to her own reputation and her life.

    Categories: Romance, Other Fiction, Historical Romance

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  9. The New Magdalen
    The New Magdalen

    by Wilkie Collins

    The New Magdalen
    by Wilkie Collins

    Rating: 2.7/5 (229 votes cast)

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    Two very different women are forced to survive during the war between France and Germany. One is hit by a loose shell and the other decides to take the opportunity to leave behind her life as a fallen woman by assuming the other woman's identity and travels to England.

    Categories: Romance, Other Fiction, Historical Romance

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  10. The Mysterious Affair at Styles
    The Mysterious Affair at Styles
    by Agatha Christie

    Rating: 3.2/5 (639 votes cast)

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    This baffling mystery story seeks to find who poisoned the stepmother. Was it one of her sons, her new husband or someone else. The book captivates the reader with characters, clues and intrigue. Belgian detective Hercule Poirot closely observes all suspects to find a pattern to lead him to the murderer.

    Categories: Mystery & Suspense, Other Fiction, Romantic Suspense

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