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The Seduction of Anita Sarkeesian by Andrew Bushard (Free Press Media Press)

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Description: A politically incorrect story.

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Ain't No Messiah by Mark Tullius (Vincere Press LLC)

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Description: “God has chosen Joshua to bring forth his new kingdom on Earth.”
From the day he was born, Joshua has found himself the recipient of death-defying miracles. His earliest memories include his own father proclaiming him the second coming of Christ. However, Joshua has wrestled with serious doubts about the validity of this claim all his life. How could he not, having survived a childhood filled with physical and emotional abuse at the hands of his earthly father. Now, one way or another, Joshua is going to show the world who he really is.
This book is intended for a mature audience and contains graphic sex and violence.
This is the first book in the five-book Tales of the Blessed and Broken series.

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The Amazing Mr. Morality: Stories by Jacob M. Appel (Vandalia Press / West Virginia University)

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Description: Literary short stories:

The Amazing Mr. Morality features tenacious men and women whose determination to buck middle-class social convention draws them toward unforeseen challenges. A failed television producer insists upon having a woodchuck relocated from his lawn, only to receive desperate letters in which the woodchuck begs to return. An overconfident ne’er-do-well obtains a lucrative lecture invitation intended for a renowned ornithologist and decides to deliver the speech himself. An innocuous dispute over whether to rename a local street opens up racial fault lines that prove deadly. The collection concludes with the title novella in which two unscrupulous ethicists, writing rival newspaper columns, seek to unseat each other by addressing questions such as: If you’re going to commit a murder, is it worse to kill when the victim is sleeping or awake?

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Scouting for the Reaper by Jacob M. Appel (Black Lawrence Press)

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Description: Literary short stories: Named one of Kirkus Reviews' Best Fiction Books of 2014. Each of the characters in SCOUTING FOR THE REAPER faces an unanticipated challenge: transporting a truckload of penguins across the country, arranging a proper Jewish burial for the remains of Gregor Samsa, and selling tombstones dressed as a Girl Scout. These stories explore the domestic and professional adventures of people in over their heads, while leavening their struggles with humor.

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How to Write a Screenplay That Doesn't Suck (and Will Actually Sell) by Michael Rogan (Toplocker Media)

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If you've ever thought of writing a screenplay, or just want to learn more about the craft of screenwriting, I'd love to get your feedback on my humble tome.

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Looking for a NO B.S. and super-simple Screenwriting 101 that will show you how to brainstorm, plot, plan, write, rewrite...and finish your way to script writing awesomeness?

Look, no longer!

Well, in...How to Write a Screenplay That Doesn't Suck (and Will Actually Sell) - Screenplay Writing Made (Stupidly) Easy Book 1 you'll learn how to write a script that is compelling and original with such tasty screenwriting nuggets as:

"Embracing Your Inner S-O-B" - How to turn your petty grudges, anxieties, obsessions, hatreds — and mild contempt for the world — into fascinating, vibrant and unforgettable characters who literally crash their way off the page and into the memory banks of your script's readers.

"What Stale Popcorn Can Teach You About Writing" - I'll show you how to turn those trips to the over-priced movie theatre into focused, actionable intel you can use to up your film business game and become a savvy student of the screenwriting craft.

"How to Stop Waiting for Perfect Story Structure (and Just Get Writing!)" - Yes, I know, you'll get started on your screenplay ONCE you nail down the perfect structure. But in this chapter I'll show you how four structure hacks to get you started you writing and your way to FADE OUT.

"Rewriting for People Who Hate Rewriting" - When learning how to write a movie script all the books say "You gotta rewrite." But HOW do you rewrite? What does that actually look like? In this chapter I'll show you how the pros — and somewhat pros — do it.

And unlike that generic, cliched screenwriting manual that just always seems to pop up on your radar, this tome is written by a former screenplay reader and optioned screenwriter, Michael Rogan of ScriptBully magazine, who can help you up your screenwriting IQ and avoid some of the mistakes he made. (Again and again.)

So, give How to Write a Screenplay That Doesn't Suck (and Will Actually Sell) a try...

It may not (instantly) help you buy that house in the Hollywood Hills. But it will put you that much closer to doing that most wonderful and rare thing: a screenwriter who actually finishes what they start.

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The Man Who Wouldn't Stand Up by Jacob M. Appel (Cargo/Freight)

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Description: Satire: Arnold Brinkman is a shy and retiring botanist; he loves his plants more than his country. But when his refusal to stand for the national anthem at a baseball game causes a major media incident, he is thrown into a world of pushy patriots, preachers, and press. And it's not going to get any easier when he refuses to apologize.

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Trouble With Parsnips by Laurel Decher (Bumpity Boulevard Press)

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Offered by Ldecher (publisher): This fairy tale for ages 9-12 is a debut novel looking for its first delightful readers. Maybe you are one of them? Nice to meet you at last!

Description: “This nameless princess is a fabulously different kind of hero. I rooted for her triumph with every page turn."—Deborah Halverson, award-winning author, editor

TROUBLE WITH PARSNIPS is the first book in the Seven Kingdoms Fairy Tale series. 266 pgs.

A Story About the Magic of Speaking Up: Gail Carson Levine’s classic Ella Enchanted meets The King’s Speech.

It's her 14th try at getting a name, and the nameless princess of Cochem can't get a word in edgewise.
Until she finally grabs her royal parents' attention. *cough* (500 goldfish, long story.)
Christening invitations flutter off to the Seven Kingdoms—only ten years late.
But then the Blackfly Queen strides into the feasting hall . . . just as the oh-so-tasty parsnip fries run out.
Arrows fly. Tempers flare.
Another christening goes up in smoke!
Only this time, her fairy godmother makes everything worse. The princess has 15 days to make a name for herself at the Speech Tournament. Or she'll be invisible for life!
For ages 9 to 12, this Seven Kingdoms Fairy Tale will appeal to fans of Jean Ferris' Once Upon a Marigold, Jessica Day George's Tuesdays at the Castle, Shannon Hale's Princess Academy and Wade Albert White's The Adventurer's Guide to Sucessful Escapes.
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52 Stories in 52 Weeks by Phillip McCollum (Fantastic Shorts)

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Description: Do you call yourself a writer, yet feel you’re a fraud because you’ve never finished anything, let alone achieved publication?

Is there a nagging voice inside your head telling you to give up because you’ll never nail this ‘writing thing?’

I was once you.

Within 52 Stories in 52 Weeks, you will find a culmination of a 52-week journey I commenced on July 31st, 2017.

The basis for this experiment was at the suggestion of Ray Bradbury who recommended that all beginning and intermediate writers follow this ‘writer’s hygiene’ program, because there’s just no way you can write 52 bad stories in a row.

Here, I present all 52 stories along with a journal of the process behind each one. Also included are general lessons I've learned that I hope will turn struggling writers into prolific writers.

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Miracles and Conundrums of the Secondary Planets by Jacob M. Appel (Black Lawrence Press)

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Description: Literary short stories: A magician's parrot recommends against donating a kidney to his girlfriend. Inside an antique grandfather clock, a dying child explores Ancient Athens. Rural Virginia is swept by an epidemic of human resurrections. An alien disguised as a Latvian chef opens unwittingly his restaurant opposite an abortion clinic. Jacob M. Appel's Miracles and Conundrums takes us to a world of hope and desperation, where everything is possible, but so much seems far beyond reach.

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Phoning Home: Essays by Jacob M. Appel (University of South Carolina Press)

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Description: Phoning Home is a collection of entertaining and thought-provoking essays featuring the author's quirky family, his Jewish heritage, and his New York City upbringing. Jacob M. Appel's recollections and insights, informed and filtered by his advanced degrees in medicine, law, and ethics, not only inspire nostalgic feelings but also offer insight into contemporary medical and ethical issues.

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All the Little Choices by Stacey Ritz (Rockville Publishing)

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Description: A GRIPPING PAGE TURNER. A STORY THAT STAINS YOUR MIND LONG AFTER THE LAST PAGE.

Abigail and Tony have a perfect marriage with big plans for the future. Only, as we all know, plans never seem to go the way we intend for them to. When Abigail goes missing, Tony's world falls to pieces. He becomes desperate to find his wife and frantic to cling to his sanity.

All the Little Choices is a gripping story told in two voices: Tony, in the present day, determined to find his wife alive, and Abigail, in the year leading up to her chilling disappearance. Secrets emerge. Questions loom. And tensions rise. Who can you trust? What is the truth? What really happened to Abigail? And...how far would you go for love?

*** "Anthony and Abigail have it all- a healthy one year old son and a blissfully happy marriage. Told in two voices- Anthony (current day after Abigail disappears without a trace) and Abigail (past tense leading up to the climax) their lives together start to unravel and you begin to recognize that something is very, very wrong. This is a suspenseful tale that will keep you turning pages all the way to the end. Well done!!" -Amazon Customer

"It was captivating from the beginning...The writing was amazing, written in a way that pulled you in. I truly had to know what happened. I didn't sleep, I read the whole book." -Kindle Customer

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Volcanic Momentum: Get Things Done by Setting Destiny Goals, Mastering the Energy Code, and Never Lo by Jordan Ring (Archangel Ink)

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Description: Desperate to Reach Your Goals? Get Momentum And Win
Stop dreaming about “someday” and let Volcanic Momentum show you how to tap into unlimited energy and reach your goals now, not later. In his latest work, authorpreneur Jordan Ring shares how you can build a solid foundation for lifelong success with nine powerful momentum strategies. Using these tools, you will never again lose motivation, inspiration, and the drive needed to meet your goals once and for all! Whether it’s those pesky last ten pounds, the remaining twenty pages of your thesis, or the kite-making side-hustle that you know will one day make oodles of money— getting a copy of Volcanic Momentum in your hands will give you superpowers. With Destiny Goals, your God-given potential will be reached, and your purpose on this earth made clear to you. Your divine purpose is ready to revealed and unleashed upon the world, what are you waiting for?In this book you will learn:

  • How to find your ultimate life purpose by setting and achieving Destiny Goals.
  • Momentum strategies to keep moving the needle forward regardless of what life throws at you.
  • Tips to leave boredom behind you and cultivate massive personal growth by becoming what you were created to be.
  • And much more...
Volcanic Momentum is not just another feel good self-help book, it won’t tell you that the journey will be without its challenges, and it’s definitely not a guide to having an easy life. But if you’re looking for an encouraging and realistic take on everyday struggles, you need this book. With self-deprecating humor and a vulnerable writing style, Jordan shares actionable tips and strategies you can use in your daily life to achieve your full potential.By the end, you will have all the tools you need to change the world and still have fun doing it. What are you waiting for? Scroll up, buy now, and pick up this game-changing new read!

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Mr by Nicky Blue

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Description: A fatal mistake catapults Barry into the adventure of a lifetime. With talking hedges, samurai ghosts, meddling psychotherapists, and an inexplicably non-linear time pattern conspiring against him, Barry must do battle to save his hide, unleash the ninja within, and rescue his father from an ancient army, a dark sorcerer and a raging inferno.

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Wedding Wipeout by Jacob M. Appel (Cozy Cat Press)

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Description: A mystery novel, but also a satire of religious mystery novels (ie. if you are offended by mild profanity or an irreverent rabbi, please do not request.)

From the jacket:
Two elderly spinster sisters––Florence and Lorraine––have lived together ever since the death of their wealthy father, living on generous stipends provided in his will that continue until one of them marries––at which time that sister is cut off financially. The sisters’ family is shaken up when Florence invites them to her wedding. The morning after the wedding, Florence is found dead in her bed. Was it an asthma attack as her new husband and the police believe or did someone enter her room in the middle of the night and suffocate the old woman with a pillow? Local amateur sleuth Rabbi Jacob Kappelmacher is brought in to investigate the suspicious death. He soon discovers that all of the sisters’ relatives stayed overnight following the wedding and could have strangled the old woman in her sleep. So could have the bridegroom. But who did it? And why? With no money and no motive, why would anyone kill the old woman? Rabbi Kappelmacher begins his investigation by interviewing all of the interested parties, intent on figuring out the convoluted and devious crime––and the sinister culprit behind it.

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The Game of VORs by Andrew Orange

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Offered by Andrew_Orange (author): Greetings!
My pen name is Andrew Orange.
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Description: "The Game of VORs is gritty, tragic, and very emotional... a suspenseful, coming of age story in a dark world." — Readers' Favorite

"I would recommend this to any person interested in twisted political discrepancies or learning about different takes on identity and morality." — LitPick

"What strikes me the most about this book is the quality of its dialogues: they feel authentic and add a sense of realness in a dystopian world." — Goodreads

"I read about the author and was surprised that this is his first book, because, as for me, it is written very well and talentedly, I hope this successful beginning will allow him to write even more books." — Goodreads

"Speaking of reader experience, I can only say that this was a high class read that I enjoyed greatly, and the translation is so skillful that it wasn’t at all clear that it was a translation at all.
I see that other reviewers have compared the book to some modern YA books; personally I found it was most highly comparable to Dune; a militaristic aristocracy, an ostensibly innocuous heir who will turn out to change everything, a feared outclass with paranormal abilities and their own set of rules, a harsh and unforgiving environmental setting — we were just missing the worms.
In short, the book exceeded my expectations, and I highly recommend it on its own merit."
— Amazon

Kier Vorsmith, the youngest son of an influential count, dreams of studying at the University and living a quiet life as a historian. However, when he fails his high school’s final exams, whirlwind events force Kier to become the official heir of the Vorsmiths’ county and an officer in the Imperial Special Corps. At the will of his father, the young man arrives at a remote arctic base to serve as a local weatherman...

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If I Die Before I Wake by Martii Maclean (Kooky Cat Books)

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Description: Vreni is fifteen and cursed. The curse was placed on her grandmother centuries ago and has been passed down through the women in her family, so Vreni has slept and woken at the whim of the curse since her birth over a century ago. She is kept isolated from the world by her reclusive family, and yearns for a normal life- shopping, boys, even just being allowed to go to school. Her family grants her wish to spend a day in the city and her sheltered, predictable life unravels.

‘An edgy fairy-tale set in the 21st century. A fantastical and fun read.’
–Yvonne Mes (Author and Vice President of Book Links QLD)

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Triplicity by J Mercer (Bare Ink)

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Description: One week on an Alaskan cruise, three teens, and an endless trail of lies.

Enter a series of thefts on board and they all fall under scrutiny. Though Navy acts a proper preacher's daughter, she did end up with someone else's purse in her hands, and Jesse knows way more than he should about what's gone missing. Isaiah, however, is the one with motive-enough money and he could get back to his ranch. Each holds a piece of the truth, but exposing the thief could damn them all. They must navigate through the lies they've told, choose between standing together or saving themselves, and decide if innocence is worth facing their ugliest secrets.

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The Cynic in Extremis by Jacob M. Appel (Able Muse Press)

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Description: Poems. Finalist for the 2017 Able Muse Book Award. Eclectic characters in everyday scenarios populate Jacob M. Appel's THE CYNIC IN EXTREMIS. We attend a sister's second wedding with a "hand-me-down groom"; trick-or-treat with a young son; encounter a former teacher long retired, still critical; relive difficult ancestral memories of the Holocaust. Full of fun, wit and insight, these poems present—often unapologetically—uncomfortable truths gleaned from close examination of social norms and conventions mostly taken for granted.

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The Mask of Sanity by Jacob M. Appel (Permanent Press)

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Description: On the outside, Dr. Jeremy Balint is a pillar of the community: the youngest division chief at his hospital, a model son to his elderly parents, fiercely devoted to his wife and two young daughters. On the inside, Dr. Jeremy Balint is a high-functioning sociopath—a man who truly believes himself to stand above the ethical norms of society. As long as life treats him well, Balint has no cause to harm others. When life treats him poorly, he reveals the depths of his cold-blooded depravity.

At a cultural moment when the media bombards us with images of so-called sociopaths who strive for good and criminals redeemed by repentance,The Mask of Sanity offers an antidote to implausible tales of evil gone right. In contrast to fictional predecessors like Dostoyevesky's Raskolnikov and Camus' Mersault, Dr. Balint is a man who already has it all —and will do everything in his power, no matter how immoral, to keep what he has.

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The Mask of Sanity by Jacob M. Appel (Permanent Press)

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Description: On the outside, Dr. Jeremy Balint is a pillar of the community: the youngest division chief at his hospital, a model son to his elderly parents, fiercely devoted to his wife and two young daughters. On the inside, Dr. Jeremy Balint is a high-functioning sociopath—a man who truly believes himself to stand above the ethical norms of society. As long as life treats him well, Balint has no cause to harm others. When life treats him poorly, he reveals the depths of his cold-blooded depravity.

At a cultural moment when the media bombards us with images of so-called sociopaths who strive for good and criminals redeemed by repentance,The Mask of Sanity offers an antidote to implausible tales of evil gone right. In contrast to fictional predecessors like Dostoyevesky's Raskolnikov and Camus' Mersault, Dr. Balint is a man who already has it all —and will do everything in his power, no matter how immoral, to keep what he has.

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Martian Dog by H. C. Turk (H. C. TURK)

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Thanks for your interest!

Description: Melody Keen is the first child born on Mars, where her family populates a research settlement. When Melody is two, the adults begin vanishing. Though they return minutes later, they are not completely human. Melody is left alone with aliens who are using the bodies of her family members as hosts.

Arriving days later, the rescue team finds Melody alive, and her family dead. The Terrans learn little of the aliens; the traumatized child remembers nothing.

Melody is returned to Earth. She does not seem to be physically affected until nine years later, when her hormonal balance changes. During exploratory surgery, scientists discover that the aliens implanted a temporal device in her: a time bomb. When surgeons attempt to remove the device, Melody begins to die. She only survives because her internal structure is returned to its previous, alien state.

Melody, the space baby, becomes the most famous person in the world. Troubled as a child, she often tries to run away, but only succeeds when she is 22. Using an elaborate scheme, Melody returns to Mars.

The settlement has been expanded into a resort. Terrans pay fortunes to vacation there, hoping to find aliens. Exactly Melody’s goal. Instead of solving her past, Melody enjoys herself with a new friend, Georg. But Georg proves himself a traitor when he takes Melody to extremists who want to find the alien truth in her by cutting her open. As soon as they touch her, they begin disappearing. The original vanishing is being repeated.

Mars is cut off from Earth. Emergency evacuation fails when the pilots on Mars vanish from their ships. Soon, the population of the Martian resort is reduced to one: Melody. As before, the people soon return, as alien versions of themselves. Melody has to face them alone.

Melody is largely ignored until she is forced to attend a funeral, where her implant will come to fruition.

There, Melody learns that the aliens are unfathomable entities drawn to Mars by the artificial gravity experiments. Understanding that art-grav is corrupting time in the stellar system, they tried to end the problem. Since Melody is the key (because her birth was perverted by art-grav), they implanted a solution inside her, which required decades to develop. But Melody is a human, not a machine, and using her to solve the time/gravity corruption fails. The result is that a black hole begins forming.

The new solution is for Melody to live her life backwards. Her relived experiences range from the horrific to the hilarious, and inexorably lead not to the end, but to Melody’s beginning. There, she will make a better start: for herself, her family, and the Solar System.

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Einstein's Beach House by Jacob M. Appel (Pressgang/Butler University)

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Description: Literary short stories: A couple adopt a depressed hedgehog; a mother is seduced by the father of her daughter's imaginary friend; a man kidnap's his ex-wife's pet turtle. In eight tragicomic stories, Einstein's Beach House features ordinary men and women rising to life's extraordinary challenges.

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The Liars' Asylum by Jacob M. Appel (Black Lawrence Press)

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2000 Most Common Italian Words In Context by Lingo Mastery

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The Man Who Wouldn't Stand Up by Jacob M. Appel (Cargo/Freight)

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Description: Satire: Arnold Brinkman is a shy and retiring botanist; he loves his plants more than his country. But when his refusal to stand for the national anthem at a baseball game causes a major media incident, he is thrown into a world of pushy patriots, preachers, and press. And it's not going to get any easier when he refuses to apologize.

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Description: Eighteen-year-old Ally Nebel knows nothing of her real parents—only that they abandoned her inside a parking garage at age three. When she receives a letter from someone claiming to be her biological father, she reluctantly agrees to meet, hoping for the best, but knowing it’s probably too good to be true.

It is.

Now Ally is missing, and the only clue to her whereabouts is a new boyfriend who knows more than he’s telling. When Ally’s family decides to take matters into their own hands, it’s not a question of “if” they will find Ally . . . it’s a question of if they will find her in time.

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Description: When Russian refugees Victoria and her husband, Felix, embarked on their cross-country adventure, they planned to travel one day for each year of their fifty-year marriage. In Double Exposure, Victoria offers a memoir that moves between past and present to chronicle her journey to the United States. Within the celebration of their anniversary, Victoria shares intimate stories of her transformation into womanhood and motherhood, reflecting on her family and life under Soviet rule. And as she meets Felix, a love story unfolds that takes them around the world and around their new country, together for fifty years. Double Exposure is a sincere account of many hilarious misadventures, frustrating mistakes, and heartbreaking times on the way to freedom. This cross-country journey provides not only a trip through history, but also a personal glimpse into tragedies and triumphs in the life of a woman, a family, a country.

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Description: Two middle-aged men, fast friends, make eleven foreign trips—pilgrimages you might call them —to parts of the world rich in the history of Christianity. The trips combine adventure, strenuous physical activity, exhilaration, discovery, and friendship. Three of the journeys were to Western Europe; six were to Eastern Europe and the Balkans and two to the Middle East. The trips were spontaneous and unplanned, often requiring improvisation along the way. Told in a lighthearted and often amusing style, An Unlikely Pilgrim provides a vivid and colorful picture of parts of the world often out of the range of American tourists, but deep in both ancient and current geopolitical, historical, and cultural wealth.

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Golf Made Easy: A guide intended to correct common golf mistakes, etc by Nicklas Watson (Vincent St. John)

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Description: In golf made easy, readers are given tips, tricks and techniques guaranteed to lower their golf score. Some of these are common sense, but many of them involve the mental aspect of the game and will require some discipline.

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Whales In The Desert: The use of metaphors in therapy by Jonathan Lloyd

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Description: "In this richly argued and illustrated book, Dr Jonathan Lloyd shows how transformative metaphors can be. He reveals just how metaphorical language, used well, can illuminate the past and present, as well as the therapeutic process." Professor Michael Jacobs This fascinating, accessible and well researched book is packed with case studies, practical examples and therapeutic reflection. It is essential reading for any healthcare professional in practice or training. Whales in the Desert will provide a comprehensive guide to all those wishing to understand and explore the potent use of metaphor in therapy. Keeping theory and research resolutely grounded in real-life practice, this book reveals: how metaphors are co-constructed and developed, the use of Clean Language, and trauma resolution. Linking all of this to the major models of therapy. Dr Jonathan Lloyd is a counsellor, supervisor and lecturer in the UK. His Professional Doctorate in Counselling from the University of Manchester.

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Exile Hunter by Preston Fleming (PF Publishing)

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Description: The final book in the Kamas Trilogy begins one year before the Kamas revolt. A veteran intelligence officer with the Department of State Security is accused of sabotaging an undercover operation in Beirut against exiled political opponents of the President-for-Life. Sent to die in an arctic labor camp, he undergoes a change of heart and decides to redress past wrongs.

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Beirut, 2023: When undercover intelligence officer Warren Linder agrees to lure an exiled opponent of the President-for-Life back to impoverished, low-tech, post-Civil War II America, Linder is unaware that the target is his childhood sweetheart’s father. On learning this, he ignores his inner alarms and plunges ahead.

But a surprise encounter with the woman who rejected him years before triggers a change in Linder that derails the operation. His superiors, suspecting treachery, capture Linder along with the target and his daughter and spirit them back to the U.S. aboard a secret rendition flight. Linder’s ensuing journey takes him from Beirut to a Virginia interrogation center and on to an Arctic labor camp; then, after a nearly impossible winter escape, on a 2000 mile trek to the Utah Security Zone, where his onetime love was last held.

Though he finds her, their respective ordeals have changed them. The story reaches a climax in the couple’s home town of Cleveland, where Linder aims to recover his former target’s last cache of rebel funds and use it to take his loved ones beyond the regime’s reach.

EXILE HUNTER is a tragic yet life-affirming saga of a man who risks everything to set right past wrongs, regain lost love and resist the tyranny he once served.

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Daughters of the Sunrise by Gary Warner

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Description: Following a witchhunter attack on a coven at Cenon in France, January Grant is sent to Monaco to exact revenge on the architect of the atrocity. But the carefully planned assault on the witchhunter’s Monte Carlo residence does not go well for January.
In the fallout from the mission, Claire Darblay, January’s controller, knows she will come under even more pressure from those within the Sisterhood who vehemently oppose the use of what they see as an assassin employed by their historically peaceful Order. And then Claire receives a cry for help from an enemy of the Sisterhood. Should she agree to assist and risk everything at a time when her rank within her Order is already precarious, or turn away and abandon an innocent young girl to her fate? Whatever her decision, there will be consequences that will deeply affect Claire, January, and those close to them.

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A Pinchbeck Peer: Book One by Andrew Wareham

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Description: Set in 1780, Fabius is a callow undergraduate when the family falls onto hard times – relatively speaking. He is forced out of Cambridge and becomes a Militia officer on a tiny allowance. While serving he dabbles in pugilism and shows himself handy with his fists and is well-liked. The mess of any Militia battalion is a hard-drinking establishment; while under the influence he makes a number of foolish bets, double-or-quits, and wakes up the following morning to find himself owing £512 – ten years of his allowance.
Knowing that his creditor – a merchant’s son – will have no hesitation in going to law and putting him in debtor’s prison, Fabius absconds.
En route to Liverpool and a ship West, Fabius meets the proprietor of a stable of prizefighters and is easily persuaded to join them as Gentleman Jim

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The Fisherman’s Daughter by I. J. Workman

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Description: Life in a fishing village on the Northumberland coast at the turn of the century is hard but happy for Emily until one night after a devastating storm her father and two older brothers are lost at sea and all that seemed safe and secure, crumbles and falls. Assault, murder, incarceration in a Workhouse Orphanage, abuse and finally, escape, feisty Emily embarks on a career in nursing, finds friendship, even love.
Caught up in the events of her time Emily joins the Suffragettes and following a brave, selfless act of courage faces the horror of prison.
A born survivor Emily returns to Newcastle and her friends at the hospital where another blow awaits to forever shadow her. The War prompts her to volunteer as a Frontline nurse where she is challenged in many unsuspected ways. Will she survive the Peace and will the shadows of the past heal or tear her apart for ever.

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Undamage me ... Jack by Philip Bryant

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Sexuality –The quality or condition of being sensual – both sensuous in attitude and physically pleasing... That’s what the dictionary said.

Summer, a naïve, yet mature young woman, overhears a phone call that leads her to search for a special man. Can she find him and can he undamaged her and release her from her nightmare of many years?

Prepared to compromise her deep-set principles, could her long-held unshakable fear of men, that had tormented her since childhood, be solved by a handsome stranger?

Was it the blood on her skirt, that long lingering look or his first exciting touch that set her on her quest that led her to this, their ‘memory bench’ bench in an English park? Yet, so far from the white boiling white surf of Bondi Beach… And the sickening abuse, that her vile uncle had subjected her to?

Wanting their voyage of physical discovery to explore her capacity for sexual feelings, she feared being drawn into a strong unwanted emotional connection, but what will her future be now he has gone from her life? Why had he deserted her? Would she find him? Had she been damaged again?

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The Dead Man's Sister by James Alan Vincent

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Description: Sarah Santana received a phone call. Her only family had been killed in a fire in Spain. Harry Dolan, a notorious London crook was responsible because he'd lost face on a deal. After the funeral Sarah found out her family had been murdered the five bodies were burnt to hide the evidence. Being in America thirty years she'd been long forgotten. Yet Sarah was a top federal agent in the FBI. Using her skills she found out the sickening truth which turned her into an avenging angel. Now aged 48 she sought retribution on Dolans family all five of them including the evil assassin. Committing a crime is easy-but the hard part is getting away with it. Foolishly, Harry Dolan had forgotten about Sarah Santana. A woman can be as tough as a man. But man can't be as soft as a woman. She was.................THE DEAD MAN'S SISTER.

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List of 13 by E.A. Comiskey (Nuff Said Publishing)

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Description: If Jim C. Hines wrote about Gilmore Girls taking a journey through the underworld, it might be a little something like A LIST OF 13.

Death sucks, but there’s good beer in Purgatory.

Alice and her adult daughter, Claire, created a “bucket list” of thirteen experiences they would seek out before Alice died from cancer. They never expected to die in a plane crash attempting to cross off number three. Now, mother and daughter are stuck in the underworld, unable to move on to their ultimate destiny until they finish the list, but finding an Irish Pub near the Fields of Asphodel, or swimming naked in the ocean while being pursued by bloodthirsty Aztecs and a smitten Egyptian god is as hard as it sounds. When everything they ever thought they knew is challenged, will faith be enough to carry them through?

A LIST OF 13 moves between the time after Alice’s death and the time before, allowing the reader to explore the way her relationships evolve and intertwine throughout her life and beyond.

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Beyond Falcon's Reach by Jay Northearn (Nuff Said Publishing)

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Description: Gothic-medieval meets steampunk in the epic fantasy novel, Beyond Falcon’s Reach…
Craving power and near-immortality, Mourde Cullis of Falcon’s Reach produces a mythical blood-elixir under the auspices of a fanatical cult. However, after capturing the daughter of a Landmaster, the consequences are disastrous. A colourful character menagerie of different origins and outlooks must come together against the precipice of a new Ice Age, and the absolutist threat rising from Farr City.
Cullis finds himself torn between the sinister, and redemption.

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VQE: The Tale of an Indian Physician in the United Kingdom of 1980's by Vivek Gumaste (Printed : Ingram Spark)

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Description: Readers Favorite rates it 5 stars
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Was Great Britain of the 1980’s a welcoming place for a young man hailing from its former colony? How did the National Health Service exploit the vulnerable physicians from a newly independent and struggling India to fulfill its needs? What were the flaming hoops that a foreign physician had to jump through to further his professional career in the UK en route to a final destination in the United States? Read about all this in a gripping, event filled narrative- VQE- an acronym for the dreaded Visa Qualifying Exam, a grueling 2-day test that all foreign physicians had to pass to practice medicine in the United States.
In 1980, after completing medical school in India, a young Indian physician lands in Britain in pursuit of his dream to get to the United States. He is young, a full 26-year-old, ambitious and opinionated. The two and half years that he spends in Britain are eventful years and are touchingly captured in this book.

This dazzlingly original book set in Great Britain of the 1980’s. does not subscribe to any set genre. It is a unique chronicle that weaves the current events of those times with the memoir of a young foreign physician in an alien land to produce a piece of work that is informative, touching at times and entertaining in parts. It captures the despair, the hopes, trepidations and travails of this young man from a financially indigent India of the 1980’s as he charts his way through the land of his colonial masters and the innumerable challenges of this tumultuous period of his life: professional setbacks in the form of certifying exam failures, joblessness as he moves from one part of Britain to another changing cities sometimes every two weeks in search of work; a cataplexic agoraphobia as he tries to come to terms with racism on the streets. Meanwhile in the background a host of remarkable events are being played out- Lady Diana’s wedding, inter-racial riots and the British-Argentina war over the Falkland Islands.
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Miracles and Conundrums of the Secondary Planets by Jacob M. Appel (Black Lawrence Press)

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Description: Literary short stories: A magician's parrot recommends against donating a kidney to his girlfriend. Inside an antique grandfather clock, a dying child explores Ancient Athens. Rural Virginia is swept by an epidemic of human resurrections. An alien disguised as a Latvian chef opens unwittingly his restaurant opposite an abortion clinic. Jacob M. Appel's Miracles and Conundrums takes us to a world of hope and desperation, where everything is possible, but so much seems far beyond reach.

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The Dark by Red Harvey (Nuff Said Publishing)

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Description: Retail workers have the least chance of being haunted, hurt, or killed. At least, that’s what three cashiers assume. When Temple, Marilyn, and Martine meet little Sienna, they find out how wrong they are about job security.

Sienna triggers the appearance of the Dark, an elusive Shadow that never leaves.

Follow the women down the paths of their surprisingly complicated lives, leading to a dark future for…

Temple, as the head of a crime syndicate
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Martine, as the political prisoner

Everyone meets their end. What part does the Shadow play in shaping who they’ve become?

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The Wish of Xmas Present by N.D. Jones (Kuumba Publishing)

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Description: As love blooms and familial bonds are forged, the spirit of the season welcomes us home and offers us a chance to dream. Dr. Malcolm Styles and Dr. Sky Ellis’s whirlwind office romance, a sexy perk of higher ed, has swept them off their feet. Now that the winds of change have settled, Malcolm and Sky find, as the Christmas holiday approaches, a chance to make a deeper connection.

For Malcolm, he has only one wish for the winter holiday of goodwill, mistletoe, and decorations. Will his wish make it to Santa’s list, granting Malcolm a joyful Noel, or will Jack Frost smother his cheer in a blizzard of disappointment?

As Malcolm and Sky traverse the landscape of romance and love, they find themselves on a journey of self-discovery and bonding. For ‘tis the season of caring, and with it come the blessings of family, hope, and faith.

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Wedding Wipeout by Jacob M. Appel (Cozy Cat Press)

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Description: A mystery novel, but also a satire of religious mystery novels (ie. if you are offended by mild profanity or an irreverent rabbi, please do not request.)

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Two elderly spinster sisters––Florence and Lorraine––have lived together ever since the death of their wealthy father, living on generous stipends provided in his will that continue until one of them marries––at which time that sister is cut off financially. The sisters’ family is shaken up when Florence invites them to her wedding. The morning after the wedding, Florence is found dead in her bed. Was it an asthma attack as her new husband and the police believe or did someone enter her room in the middle of the night and suffocate the old woman with a pillow? Local amateur sleuth Rabbi Jacob Kappelmacher is brought in to investigate the suspicious death. He soon discovers that all of the sisters’ relatives stayed overnight following the wedding and could have strangled the old woman in her sleep. So could have the bridegroom. But who did it? And why? With no money and no motive, why would anyone kill the old woman? Rabbi Kappelmacher begins his investigation by interviewing all of the interested parties, intent on figuring out the convoluted and devious crime––and the sinister culprit behind it.

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The Center Cannot Hold by Aaron Stander (Writers & Editors)

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Description: In the depths of winter, Cedar County is on occasion literally frozen in place. Roads are impassable; the area schools are closed for days at a time. And the bad guys and gals, they’re hunkered down like everyone else until the weather breaks. But this winter isn’t the usual. There’s arson and murder. The iniquities of some particularly unsavory ancestors are being visited upon the current generation.

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Ain't No Messiah by Mark Tullius (Vincere Press LLC)

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Description: “God has chosen Joshua to bring forth his new kingdom on Earth.”
From the day he was born, Joshua has found himself the recipient of death-defying miracles. His earliest memories include his own father proclaiming him the second coming of Christ. However, Joshua has wrestled with serious doubts about the validity of this claim all his life. How could he not, having survived a childhood filled with physical and emotional abuse at the hands of his earthly father. Now, one way or another, Joshua is going to show the world who he really is.
This book is intended for a mature audience and contains graphic sex and violence.
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ALL OUR HEROES ARE GHOSTS by Connor Frost

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Description: When the great city of Tyria fell, all its children were taken. All save one. The invaders wanted to ensure that the heir to the throne would never grow up to avenge their brutality. As Tyria’s Queen was dragged off as a prize of war, her infant son was ripped from her arms and murdered. Yet, Tyrians have shared a whispered hope that somehow the child survived, and one day would return to rebuild a city in Tyria’s ashes.

After a young man, Marcus, makes a miraculous escape from the island prison that holds Tyria’s taken children, many believe that he is the missing heir. If Marcus is to prove his identity, he will have to unravel the mystery of what really happened when Tyria fell. To discover the truth, Marcus must confront the invaders who killed Tyria’s King and abducted the Queen - the woman who must be Marcus’s mother if he is truly the heir.

If Marcus succeeds, he will rescue his mother, and, in doing so, provide hope to a defeated people. But if he fails, he will die an imposter.

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Bath Bombs & Beyond (A Bathhouse Row Cozy Mystery Book 1) by Violet Patton (Self published)

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Description: A dead cabaret singer? Poisoned bath bombs? Impossible.
Patti hand mixed the bombs herself.
Who would believe Patti’s slight concussion gave her the ability to communicate with the dead?
Nobody. Especially not her fussbudget partner Sandy.
A chatty Technicolor ghost who needs help moving on to the Beyond? Improbable.
What must Patti do to help Fanny find peace?
What about Teddy? Would he lace the bath bomb supplies with rat poison?
Let’s hope not, he’s former Garland County Deputy.
Myra, the Row’s landlady, goes missing. What’s up with that? She’s a nosy busybody and wouldn’t miss a moment of the intrigue happening at the shop.
Has the competition put a hex on the newest soap shop on Central Avenue?
Maybe. They’re jealous hags who want Bathhouse Row Soapery to fail.
How does Patti solve the mystery of the poisoned bath bombs? Can Fanny leave Hot Springs without knowing what happened to her little boy? Will someone save Myra before its too late?
Download your copy of Bath Bombs & Beyond today. Join the fun on Bathhouse Row in the hot water hills of Arkansas.

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Alpaca My Bags (A Desert Oasis Cozy Mystery #1) by Violet Patton (Self Published)

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Description: Murder? Romance? Intrigue? The Desert Oasis runs rampant with gossip and secrets.
Sweetie Bastard told Hunny Bunny—pack your bags we’re moving to lovely Tucson, Arizona. She didn’t have a choice. He sold her house and bought a park model online sight unseen in The Desert Oasis 55 plus community.
The park was more asphalt than oasis—hot—dry—terrible.
The trailer was a wreck. No air-conditioning. No beautiful view of the San Francisco Bay.
There’s an Arizona room to build. A golf cart to buy. Dances, crafts and funerals to attend.
Bunny agrees to take water aerobics. She hates water.
First lesson—the park’s ladies’ man athletic director was found weighed down and dead at the bottom of the swimming pool. Who killed philandering Dan? And why?
The last tenant in their new home, Wanda, left behind her clothes, knickknacks and dishes. The place gives her the willies. Bunny can’t stand an unsolved mystery, and she’ll dig deep and wide to solve Wanda’s case.
Download Alpaca My Bags today. Will Bunny agree to live happily ever after in the Oasis, or will she make Sweetie Bastard move to posh Scottsdale?
More cozy mysteries by Violet Patton
Bathhouse Row Cozy Mystery series:
Bath Bombs & Beyond
Found Dead in the Red Head

The Desert Oasis series:
Alpaca My Bags
Wool Over Your Eyes
No Prob-Llama
Ain’t No Llama Drama

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Einstein's Beach House by Jacob M. Appel (Pressgang/Butler University)

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Description: Literary short stories: A couple adopt a depressed hedgehog; a mother is seduced by the father of her daughter's imaginary friend; a man kidnap's his ex-wife's pet turtle. In eight tragicomic stories, Einstein's Beach House features ordinary men and women rising to life's extraordinary challenges.

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The Liars' Asylum by Jacob M. Appel (Black Lawrence Press)

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Description: SHORT STORY COLLECTION: The frustrations of romantic love in its various guises—a domineering kindergarten teacher for a dashing artificial foliage designer, a suicidal physicist for his star student, a dialysis patient at a sleep-away camp for the camp owner’s daughter—provide the common theme for the stories in Jacob M. Appel’s seventh collection. We meet a psychiatrist dabbling with infidelity during a crisis in which rain turns into truth serum, a Finnish-American soldier charged with facilitating his commanding officer’s extra-marital affair, and a couple transporting a wealthy, “locked-in” patient across the Piedmont to his new nursing home. Appel’s literary short fiction offers a quirky window into the pangs and promise of love.

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The Amazing Mr. Morality: Stories by Jacob M. Appel (Vandalia Press / West Virginia University)

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Description: Literary short stories:

The Amazing Mr. Morality features tenacious men and women whose determination to buck middle-class social convention draws them toward unforeseen challenges. A failed television producer insists upon having a woodchuck relocated from his lawn, only to receive desperate letters in which the woodchuck begs to return. An overconfident ne’er-do-well obtains a lucrative lecture invitation intended for a renowned ornithologist and decides to deliver the speech himself. An innocuous dispute over whether to rename a local street opens up racial fault lines that prove deadly. The collection concludes with the title novella in which two unscrupulous ethicists, writing rival newspaper columns, seek to unseat each other by addressing questions such as: If you’re going to commit a murder, is it worse to kill when the victim is sleeping or awake?

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Xenoman by Adam Martin (Amazon)

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Description: Xeno yearns to have access to The Nth Dimension like The White Boys, famed telepaths who suffered brain damage when they made contact with extraterrestrial intelligence. Out of work as a bartender since the Shoki Pao dance club mysteriously burned down, Xeno's lackluster lifestyle is getting harder to maintain.

Having survived an overdose of Black Magic, and successfully revived by Drinama, a brain implant slipped to him as a Mickey at a job fair, Xeno earns an entry level position as an agent for secret service organization Intellegella. Garry, his handler, introduces Xeno to the industrial version of the black box, allowing Xeno's pineal gland access to synthetic sensory perception with the turn of a dial.

Xeno's initial mission is to test the black box on the field, under Garry's watchful eye, and to locate Trianne, an ex co-worker, ex model, ex pole dancer for the Shoki Pao, gone missing and showing signs of spontaneous human combustion, an emerging side effect of Black Magic, and a public safety hazard.

All he has to do is bring Trianne back to Intellegella for treatment. It's that simple . . . according to Garry.

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The Cynic in Extremis by Jacob M. Appel (Able Muse Press)

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Description: Poems. Finalist for the 2017 Able Muse Book Award. Eclectic characters in everyday scenarios populate Jacob M. Appel's THE CYNIC IN EXTREMIS. We attend a sister's second wedding with a "hand-me-down groom"; trick-or-treat with a young son; encounter a former teacher long retired, still critical; relive difficult ancestral memories of the Holocaust. Full of fun, wit and insight, these poems present—often unapologetically—uncomfortable truths gleaned from close examination of social norms and conventions mostly taken for granted.

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Scouting for the Reaper by Jacob M. Appel (Black Lawrence Press)

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Description: Literary short stories: Named one of Kirkus Reviews' Best Fiction Books of 2014. Each of the characters in SCOUTING FOR THE REAPER faces an unanticipated challenge: transporting a truckload of penguins across the country, arranging a proper Jewish burial for the remains of Gregor Samsa, and selling tombstones dressed as a Girl Scout. These stories explore the domestic and professional adventures of people in over their heads, while leavening their struggles with humor.

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The Battle of Trafalgar Square by David Winship (Amazon)

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Description: Two pigeons, Wilbur and Pippa, present the entire epic story of the battle that changed Trafalgar Square forever, told from the pigeon side of the conflict. Narrated over one historic evening's roost in ten hard-hitting and historically researched historic chapters, this is the first time in pigeon history that the whole history of the historic plight of the Trafalgar Square pigeons has been told.

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Hey There, Earth Dweller! by Marc ter Horst (Aladdin/Beyond Words)

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Description: This engaging and quirky introduction into the history and facts about our world and its hidden wonders explores how humans came to inhabit planet Earth and much more.

Hey There, Earth Dweller! is a fun, educational journey into everything a kid would want to know about the planet we call home. Kids are invited to learn about large-scale topics, from what makes up the many layers of the Earth—from the core to exosphere—traveling all the way out into the solar system and our many neighboring planets and moons.

Presented in a vibrant mixed medium design that cleverly and humorously combines original illustrations with photographs of everyday items, this creative take on an institutional topic allows kids to engage and grasp scientific concepts covered, while encouraging them to inquisitively uncover the answers to all of their planetary questions.

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The Emoji Haggadah by Martin Bodek (Lulu.com)

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So there you have it. I hope you enjoy my baby. Thank you in advance for your interest.

Description: It's the haggadah! In emoji! The whole thing! Every last word, including page numbering and ISBN numbers and disclaimers and everything. And that's just the non-fun parts! The only non-emoji bit is the spine. You'll have a blast translating everything back into English. Fun for the whole family! Nothing like this exists, a truly sui generis product. The world's been waiting for hieroglyphics to return in full form, and it needs to wait no longer.

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AND POE SAID by Rene Bard (Staircase Books)

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Description: Historical Fiction - with a twist!
eFestival of Words 2018 Finalist for Historical Fiction
AND POE SAID begins in Baltimore where a drunken Poe steps off the gangplank of an overnight steamer. On his way home from Richmond after a disastrous publicity tour, he is caught up in the partisan fury of a Baltimore election. Readers will encounter a gritty and modern Poe. They will also discover his long lost tale—“Mr. Dormir’s Last Request”—a shocking account of betrayal and abandonment. The town of Baltimore as a character will seem strangely familiar in this meticulously researched and densely-drawn narrative. Most surprising of all, readers will find themselves as unwitting characters within this genre-bending story—full of mystery, suspense, and psychological horror.
Beware!...before you enter. Mister Poe was not known for his "beach reads," and this complex story is none of that.

Early reviewers have said:


  • "Savor this volume slowly, as if a classical port... [it] is weighty, deep and complex, brilliant, irrational and erratic, all as was Poe."


  • "Rene Bard: The Author of the Odd...call it 'historical science fiction'."


  • "...not my typical pick for casual reading."


  • "...clearly deeply researched."


  • "...great job at taking the reader back to that time period..."


  • "...enjoyed it until it got weird at the end..."


  • "...a good different..."


  • "...the true story may venture beyond the book itself."

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Scion of Conquered Earth by Michael J. Allen (Delirious Scribbles Ink)

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Description: Alien fighters bombard Earth’s ruins. Cannibalistic aerobics instructors hunt the wastes. The last free survivors struggle against starvation and enslavement. It’s become a world where friendship costs too dearly and heroics verge on suicide.

One young man can’t resist either until a fed-up AI steals him off the planet. Alone with only a sarcastic, broken-down star ship, he braves a whole new verse full of strange new enemies and tech he barely understands.

Help and harm beset him from identical faces, forcing Earth’s last free scion to decide who he is, what he holds dear and just how far he’ll go to protect both...

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The Payout by Bryan Cassiday

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Offered by bryancassiday (author): I am the author of the shocking psychological thriller The Payout. I am giving away a paperback copy in exchange for a review to be posted on Amazon. Thanks for your support.

Description: A distressed young woman falls under the spell of a homicidal maniac and becomes his partner in a murder plot to collect on his life insurance policy.

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The Light: A Modern-Day Journey for Peace by Judith T. Lambert (Ann Duran Productions)

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Description: Religion’s Common Denominator? . . .The Light
God does not have a religion.
God does not speak a language.
God does not have a culture.
It is we who require these things.

Understand religion from a fresh perspective? Nourish your soul and be prepared to view God differently? Is global spirituality possible? A Modern-Day Journey for Peace, winner of five book awards, moves us to consider if the Light of the Near Death Experience isn’t actually the bedrock of religion and the springboard for a universal connection. While many have heard of the Near Death Experience, this book is unique, as it searches for the common thread between us, here, in this world. This is not a book on the afterlife or what happens on the other side. There is another way to view this phenomena. Discovering a global context for the Near Death Experience is exciting and this modern-day story melds the innumerable religious experiences into a visual whole. The essence of God becomes globally and tangibly defined. This story uncovers our prevailing spiritual unity despite our world’s seemingly different beliefs. Ultimately, there is a powerful spiritual bond we have with one another. Gods and the names for God have changed in every era, yet one dynamic remains constant—the Light.

This is a ground-breaking memoir on the Near Death Experience that unveils the roots to a global spirituality.

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Check Mate by Sallie Cochren (CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform)

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Description: Set in the far distant future, President Aldrich struggles to maintain control of what little is left of the United States after World War III decimates most of the country. Through a cruel dictatorship, he and his brother produce “Check Mate,” a show that rewards contestants for completing the ultimate crime of murder. Among their worries is a group of plotters who are determined to bring the government down. As leader of the plotters, Darren wonders if he can keep the girl he loves safe, or if Maria will become another casualty under Aldrich’s regime. Knowing they must add numbers to their group to have any chance at all, will the plotters be okay with the newcomers’ methods or will their violent ways make them just as bad as Aldrich? In a township with growing hatred for the High Council, the plotters may get more help than they expect.

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Eric Stanton & the History of the Bizarre Underground by Richard Pérez Seves (Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.; 1 edition (October 15, 2018))

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The story of Eric Stanton and the rise of American fetish art, featuring Steve Ditko, Bettie Page, John Willie, Charles Guyette, Irving Klaw, and Gene Bilbrew.

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The story of Eric Stanton and the rise of American fetish art, featuring Steve Ditko, Bettie Page, John Willie, Charles Guyette, Irving Klaw, and Gene Bilbrew!

"This is a beautiful, perfect book. A loving homage to one of the best fetish artists the world will ever know. The great Eric Stanton finally has the biographer he deserves." ―Stephen Elliott, author of The Adderall Diaries and Happy Baby

Description: .

Tracing the rise of commercial fetish art from its shadowy beginnings in the 1940s to its acceptance in the 1970s, this illustrated biography explores the unconventional life and art of Eric Stanton, a pioneering sexual fantasist who helped shape the movement. With more than 400 rare images and interviews with Stanton's family and closest associates, this biography chronicles the infamous circle of patrons, publishers, and cult icons populating his subterranean world, including Irving Klaw, John Willie, Bettie Page, Steve Ditko, and Gene Bilbrew. It is the untold, secret history of a misunderstood culture, the abuses of government authority, social intolerance, and gangsters. But above all, it is a tale about survival against all odds and an artist who had the courage to stay true to himself.

Size: 7″ x 10″ | 288 pP
ISBN13: 9780764355424 | Binding: hard cover

==>> Vintage Fetish Projects of Richard Pérez Seves

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