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Children's Book by April & Jackson Jones

April & Jackson Jones, authors of Reverie: I Believe In Me, bring a not-so-unicorn character to the table in this magical and colorful children's book about belonging.

Penny is a platypus who does not quite fit in.  One day, she decides to start dressing like other animals to find a group of creatures like her.  Putting everything from a makeshift tortoise shell on her back to a unicorn horn on her head, Penny discovers that being herself may be the most powerful tool of all.

Release Date: June 4th, 2024

Formats: Paperback & Ebook

Authors: April & Jackson Jones



Fiction Novel by Abby Lattanzio

Eastport, a place of former peace, has rapidly turned its back on natural power wielders known as "elementals."  Under the rule of domineering Magistrate Rufus, elementals are subject to fates of imprisonment, death, and forced exposure to a mysterious substance known as eusgare.  While the future continues to look grim for elementals, the ocean tides seem to have other plans.  Four brothers, united by royal blood and a shared goal of restoring the kingdom, must find a way to work together before it is too late.

Anticipated Release Date: July 11th, 2023

Formats: Paperback & Ebook

Author: Abby Lattanzio



Fiction Novel by Russell Sebring

Having escaped from yet another foster home, Terra Delarosa is found alone in a grocery store one Valentine’s Day, determined to stay the night.  Taken into custody with a seeming fate of juvenile detention, Terra’s last option is to stay with her estranged grandfather on his farm.  Meanwhile, a farm sparrow named Zeezoo attempts to form a family of his own, learning how to defend him and those he loves in a predator-prey world.  

Sparrow Days is a middle-grade story about overcoming and redemption, addressing challenging topics such as belonging, purpose, alcoholism, drug abuse, and post-traumatic stress disorder.  Travel between worlds in a tale that balances light-hearted humor and emotional turmoil with each flap of a sparrow’s wings.

Release Date: November 14th, 2023

Formats: Paperback & Ebook

Author: Russell Sebring



Fiction Short Story Collection by Joe Baumann

Joe Baumann's HOT LIPS centers around a group of fraternity members at a small school in upper Missouri who are linked by unusual capabilities and by the close-knit Phi Kappa Gamma (PKG).  One member can speak to food; another can breathe fire; yet another is followed perpetually by bees.  Through self-discovery, each of their quirks only grows more vibrant and illuminating than before.

Release Date: February 7th, 2023

Formats: Paperback & Ebook

Author: Joe Baumann



Fiction Short Story Collection by Zach Docter

Zach Docter's debut short story collection is a perfect blend of stark reality and the zany!  Full of ambiguous happenings, twist-endings, and deep truths about humanity, this collection will keep you on the edge of your seat and chuckling along the way.

Are the pyramids right-side up or upside down?  What if there was an app to alleviate human rage?  What's up with the moody man at the entrance?  What does it mean to lose one's mind?  Is anything real?  These are just a few questions posed in this must-read collection!

Release Date: June 15th, 2022

Author: Zach Docter

Formats: Paperback & Ebook



Poetry Chapbook by Lexis Mae

Lexis Mae's debut poetry chapbook captures the wonder, struggle, and resilience of the human spirit through a simple and accessible form. Illustrations by Kiriaki Moulinou accentuate and bring imagination to the words on the page.

Follow the young character of Sparrow as she navigates through troubling times. Sparrow's down-to-earth perspective and transformation are contagious. Sharing her most intimate thoughts and words of advice along the way, Sparrow strives to unveil a path of wildflowers and freedom.

Publication Date: April 10th, 2021

Author: Lexis Mae

Illustrator: Kiriaki Moulinou

Formats: Paperback and Ebook

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