Books by L. B. Tillit

I write about real teens like you facing real situations.

Published Books

NEW SERIES by L.B. Tillit

The Way I See It Books

So what? Why should I care about your life if it doesn’t have to do with mine? To be real, you don’t have a clue on how bad it can get. As their world falls apart, the teens from Hancock High find that truth is not always clear. Will they be ready to accept help from the most unexpected places? …more…>

Ozzie – Book 1

Ozzie believes if he ignores all the voices in his head then he’ll make it. He’ll be what everyone expects him to be: Hancock High’s football all-star. But when the chance comes for him to prove who he really is, he becomes numb and doesn’t care about who may be hurt, as long as the comments don’t attack him. But Ozzie’s silence begins to impact those around him. As Ozzie’s world begins to fall apart, the voices in his head remain strong. If he takes a stand for anything, will it even matter? Or worse, if he does speak, will he cause more harm than good?…more…>

  • Lexile Level: HL580L
  • Interest Level: Young Adult

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Gravel Road Books

Sometimes we find ourselves on a gravel road, not sure of how we got there or where the road leads. Sharp stones pellet the unprotected, and the everyday wear and tear sears more deeply. Saddleback’s newest series, Gravel Road, highlights the talents of our urban street lit authors.

Edge of Ready
by L. B. Tillit

Whatever happens, school comes first. Her mother said it like she meant it. These words played over and over again in Dani Garcia’s head. But life got in the way. There were mouths to feed and rent to pay. Plus someone had to watch baby Benny. Dani knew adversity, but she was the kind of strong that comes from within: strong in mind, body, and soul. Then a horrible rape and its powerful aftermath threatens to bring Dani’s life crashing down—forever…more…>

  • Lexile Level: HL400L
  • Interest Level: Young Adult

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Unchained
by L. B. Tillit

After two years in a loving home, TJ’s mother got him back. She was clean. No pot. No meth. His chest felt like it was burning. His heart was racing. Trapped. He felt trapped. He didn’t have a say. Everything he had come to care about would be gone. And the brutal life he’d escaped quickly reclaimed him. Kaden Cruz didn’t run after him. Instead his voice boomed, “You owe us.” TJ didn’t look back. But he knew this wasn’t the end of Kaden Cruz. He could still hear his father’s voice. It’s not free. You’ll have to pay them back one day…more…>

  • Lexile Level: HL400L
  • Interest Level: Young Adult

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2 Days
by L. B. Tillit

Sixteen-year-old Neema Powell was always the best-looking girl in school. But right now she was a wreck. Her mother’s sleazy boyfriend was towering over her screaming, “Get out!” And her own mother wouldn’t even look at her as she walked out of the apartment into the dead January day. Neema knew that Nate, her boyfriend, would take care of her. I’ll give Mom a couple of days to calm down. But those two days made all the difference, and Neema must draw from somewhere deep for the inner strength she will need…more…>

  • Lexile Level: HL390L
  • Interest Level: Young Adult

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Other Published Book by L. B. Tillit

Books co-authored in different genres or published under a different name.

To Stand on Solid Ground: A Civil War Novel based on Read People and Events
by G.Keith Parker and Leslie Parker Borhaug

Genre: Historical Fiction

Winner of the 2020 Award of Excellence -The North Carolina Society of Historians

“. . .thought provoking, educational, enthralling, haunting, deserving of a second read, and worthy of praise and recognition.”

“Not lost on the reader are stark parallels between the politics and divergent opinions and loyalties that tore at the fabric of society, even families, during the highly emotional and turbulent years of the Civil War and the civil unrest that challenges the foundational core of the United States today.” Find out more… >

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Sons of Mercy and Justice: A Transylvania Story
by G.Keith Parker and Leslie Parker Borhaug

Genre: Historical Fiction

“This is a magnificent story of the McGaha family and how they lived their lives in the mountains of Western North Carolina.  It describes their way of life in such a way that the reader is able to share their emotions in all different situations and at all levels.  Every now and then the story shocks us, surprises us, as something happens that was not expected… just as it happens in ‘real’ life.” -North Carolina Society of Historians Find out more… >

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