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January 2019 batch: Requests must be in by Monday, January 28th at 6pm EST.

I Am a Feminist: Claiming the F-Word in Turbulent Times by Monique Polak (Orca Book Publishers)

Description: What is feminism? Why does it still matter? What exactly does intersectionality mean? In order to answer these (and many other) questions, I Am a Feminist first examines the history of feminism and then addresses the issues girls and women continue to face today. The book also looks at the ways in which people, especially young people, are working together to create a world where gender equality is a reality, not a dream. The author shares stories about the courageous individuals who have made a difference in the lives of women and girls worldwide. From suffragists to the #MeToo movement, I Am a Feminist encourages readers to stand up and speak out for equality and justice.

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30 review copies available
436 members requesting

Request by Jan 28
On sale May 07

Pretense: Imbroglio Trilogy 1 by John Di Frances (RELIANCE BOOKS)

Description: PRETENSE, the first book of the IMBROGLIO TRILOGY, captures the rising wave of sentiment currently surging across Europe against increasing EU dominance and control.

Europe is plunged into a spiral of events threatening the future of the free world. A political thriller, PRETENSE weaves a compelling tale of conspiracy and suspense, personality and wit, which will keep you coming back for the Imbroglio Trilogy books THE BAIT! and REVELATIONS.

A dark cloud hangs over Europe after the brutal murders of two heads of state, just days apart. Growing civil unrest erupts across Europe threatening the stability of national governments.

Tasked with finding the criminals, Interpol’s Marek Frakas, also known as “The Wolf,” joins forces with top police investigators of several nations. This cadre includes the lovely Adrianna Bartoszek, a young forensic weapons expert who has no problem holding her own on the male-dominated team.

A tense game of ‘cat and mouse’ is soon underway as authorities move quickly to apprehend the three suspects. They track them from the Slovak Republic to Poland and on to Germany where another tragic event leads to more deaths. From there the story moves to the beautiful Greek island, Mykonos. Meanwhile, pressure mounts for the investigative team.

When dubious information repeatedly thwarts their efforts, one fact becomes obvious. Behind these assassinations lies a sinister plot which appears to stretch westward to the United States, implicating the CIA. But do the facts reflect reality or is there an unseen mastermind working behind the scenes to destabilize Europe and NATO?

As time begins to run out, Marek decides to trust his instincts and contact an old friend. As a result, help is offered from a most unlikely source. But frustration caused by past mistakes has planted seeds of distrust within the investigative team. They are at an impasse and differences must be resolved before moving forward.

More action follows and as though lost in a maze of mirrors, the investigative team is blindsided once again. Can they uncover the truth before it’s too late? There are still more twists to come and an explosive cliffhanger ending.

Book is Marked - ACR - NOT FOR RESALE

Reviewers praise for PRETENSE:

“Exotic locales, posh accommodations, handsome men and gorgeous women engaged in dangerous, often lethal behavior—these are things that often lure readers to international thrillers. Add plots that twist, agendas that may not be what they seem, plus revelations that shock—and voila, the genre’s literary cake is baked! Fortunately, PRETENSE is loaded with all of the above… Authenticity and credibility shine. The author’s technical mastery of weaponry, organizations, and processes has the feel of a Tom Clancy deep dive. His depictions of haute hotels, photogenic scenery, and foreigners and foreign places put one in mind of Robert Ludlum’s world.”

Joe Kilgore, The US Review of Books

“PRETENSE is a riveting … finely written political thriller … crafted with red herrings that enhance the suspense and make for a delightful reading experience. The plot is cunningly done, with twists that no one will see coming and suspense permeating every moment of the story. The crispiness and clarity in prose combine with natural-sounding dialogues to create the drama that makes for a cinematic experience. I felt as though I was riding alongside the characters because they are just so real.”

Christian Sia, Readers' Favorite Book Review

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On sale Nov 23

A Tender Hope by Amanda Cabot (Revell)

Description: As far as Thea Michener is concerned, it's time for a change. With her husband murdered and her much-anticipated baby stillborn, there is nothing left for her in Ladreville. Having accepted a position as Cimarron Creek's midwife, she has no intention of remarrying and trying for another child. So when a handsome Texas Ranger appears on her doorstep with an abandoned baby, Thea isn't sure her heart can take it.

Ranger Jackson Guthrie isn't concerned only with the baby's welfare. He's been looking for Thea, convinced that her late husband was part of the gang that killed his brother. But it soon becomes clear that the situation is far more complicated than he anticipated—and he'll need Thea's help if he's ever to find the justice he seeks.

Amanda Cabot invites readers back to Cimarron Creek for a tender story of loss, betrayal, and love in the majestic Texas Hill Country.

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On sale Mar 05

Amber Fang: Hunted by Arthur Slade (Orca Book Publishers)

Description: Amber enjoys life's simple pleasures. A perfect evening for her includes a good book, a glass of wine and, of course, a great meal, preferably straight from the jugular.

Raised to eat ethically, vampire Amber Fang dines only on delicious cold-blooded killers. But confirming that her chosen victims deserve to die takes time. And patience. So it's a good thing Amber is studying to be a librarian. Her extraordinary research skills help her hunt down her prey, seek out other vampires and stay on the trail of her mother, who has been missing for over two years now.

One day while Amber is stalking a rather tasty-looking murderer, things go horribly wrong and she walks into a trap. The hunter becomes the hunted. It's time for Amber to get out of town.
But while on the run, Amber receives the perfect job offer out of the blue. Someone wants to pay her to kill (and eat) the world's worst criminals.
This is way too good to be true, right?

Amber Fang: Hunted is the first book in this exciting new vampire series from award-winning author, Arthur Slade.

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On sale Apr 16

Border Son by Samuel Parker (Revell)

Description: It's been years since Edward Kazmierski has seen his wayward son. In fact, it's been years since he has allowed thoughts of Tyler to even enter his mind. The last place he knew Tyler to be was in an El Paso jail six years ago. Then, in one day, he receives a cryptic phone call telling him that his son needs him in Mexico, another from a federal agent searching for Tyler, and a visit from two men he hopes to never meet again.

South of the border, the chain of events set into motion by an impulsive act will almost certainly lead to death—for Tyler and for those who try to help him. But before Ed can recover his son, he will have to tear down the wall that has been built up between them.

With insight and artistry, Samuel Parker brings the dusty and dangerous streets of a Mexican border town into sharp focus in this suspenseful reimagining of the Prodigal Son story.

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Courting Mr. Emerson by Melody Carlson (Revell)

Description: When the fun-loving and spontaneous artist Willow West meets buttoned-up, retired English teacher George Emerson, it's not exactly love at first sight. Though she does find the obsessive-compulsive man intriguing. Making it her mission to get him to loosen up and embrace life, she embarks on what seems like a lost cause—and finds herself falling for him in the process.

A confirmed bachelor, George vacillates between irritation and attraction whenever Willow is around—which to him seems like all too often. He's not interested in expanding his horizons or making new friends; it just hurts too much when you lose them.

But as the summer progresses, George feels his defenses crumbling. The question is, will his change of heart be too late for Willow?

With her signature heart and touches of humor, fan favorite Melody Carlson pens a story of two delightfully eccentric characters who get a second chance at life and love.

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Justice Delivered by Patricia Bradley (Revell)

Description: Carly Smith came by her trust issues honestly. A victim of sex trafficking, she's been at the mercy of merciless men, ignored by law enforcement officers who should have helped her, and seemingly rejected by her family. She can't even trust herself to do the right thing. Though she escaped her captors and is working hard on building a new life, the past continues to haunt her when she discovers that the man she couldn't bring herself to report to police for fear of reliving her captivity is still out there, luring vulnerable girls under the guise of being a modeling agent.

When her own niece is kidnapped, Carly must overcome her fears and come forward with the information she has before it's too late. When that proves to be not enough, she'll have to go after the perpetrators herself.

Award-winning author Patricia Bradley keeps the suspense taut and the stakes high in this fast-paced story that will have readers turning pages long into the night.

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480 members requesting

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On sale Apr 02

Fairy Mom and Me: Fairy-In-Waiting by Sophie Kinsella (Puffin Books Canada)

Description: Recommended for ages 7 to 10.

The second hilarious installment in international bestselling author Sophie Kinsella's charming middle grade series about a magical mother-daughter relationship.

Ella Brook is used to being a Fairy-in-Waiting. It means that one day she will become a fairy with her own sparkly wings and Computawand just like her mom.

But sometimes Ella doesn't want to have to wait any longer. After all, she helps her mom remember magic codes all the time! If only there was a spell for growing up faster.

Will Ella prove that she's ready to become a fairy? Or will she learn that she doesn't need real magic to save the day?

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47 members requesting

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On sale Jan 29

Good Dog, McTavish by Meg Rosoff (Candlewick Press)

Description: A dog with a plan adopts a chaotic family in a wry comedy extolling the virtues of common sense.

When Ma Peachey takes up yoga, the rest of the family finds themselves abandoned to chaos: no one cooks dinner, no one picks up the dirty laundry, the children are always late for school, and there is a good deal of squabbling and squalor. Ma may be off finding inner peace, but irritable Pa Peachey, glum Ava, and wannabe girl-charmer Ollie are falling apart. Only Betty, the sensible youngest child, is wise enough to see that this family is in need of rescue. Enter McTavish, a rescue dog who, true to his mission, is ready to teach this family some new tricks. Getting the Peacheys to behave will take work, but if anyone can do it, McTavish can. After all, he’s a very good dog — maybe even a psychological mastermind!

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On sale Apr 09

How to Give Your Cat a Bath by Nicola Winstanley (Tundra Books)

Description: Recommended for ages 3-7.

In this hilarious and clever "how-to," a little girl and a know-it-all narrator are thwarted by a cat who refuses to take a bath. The perfect read-aloud for fans of Snappsy the Alligator and Interrupting Chicken.

Step one: fill the bath
Step two: put the cat in the bath
Step three: put shampoo on the cat
Step four: rinse the cat
Step five: dry the cat

Seems simple, right? One problem: the cat has no intention of doing ANY of these things! Watch as the steps keep changing, the cat keeps escaping, the girl keeps eating cookies and the mess keeps escalating. Soon it's not just the cat who needs a bath—it's the whole house!

This spoof on an instruction manual features an increasingly bewildered human, a nonchalant cat and a know-it-all narrator . . . who really doesn't know it all. How DO you give a cat a bath? Read on to find out!

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On sale Jan 22

Inside Outside by Anne-Margot Ramstein (Candlewick Press)

Description: From the creators of Before After comes another striking book of opposites, this time exploring the concepts of within and without with bright, bold graphics.

Safe inside its shell, a baby bird prepares to brave the world. A spelunker descends into a wide and glittering cavern while fellow explorers cluster around a crack in the earth. Fire-red ants march busily around their anthill, oblivious of a hungry anteater waiting above. Smart and stylish, this oversize art book takes a unique approach to the concept of inside and outside, offering clever and unexpected examples that will delight readers and spark conversations about context and perspective. Inside Outside is sure to find a place in collections, on coffee tables, in classrooms, and anywhere curious minds can be found.

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On sale Apr 09

Miss Mink by Janet Hill (Tundra Books)

Description: This whimsical collection of twenty cat-approved life lessons for living your purrfect life is accompanied by gorgeous, lushly detailed paintings.

Miss Marcella Mink and sixty-seven of her favorite feline friends live happily in her big house by the sea. But there was a time when Miss Mink was not so happy. When Miss Mink created her own business — a feline-friendly cruise company for cat lovers and their furry companions — she found she no longer had time or energy for herself or her friends. For advice she turned to her cats, who always seemed so happy, healthy, well-rounded, well-groomed and well-rested. It was not long before the Cat Countess was feeling shipshape again. Collected here are Miss Mink's twenty cat-approved lessons, from the benefits of a good grooming and an afternoon nap to valuable advice on friendship and diet.

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On sale Jan 15

Stardust by Jeanne Willis (Candlewick Press)

Description: The perfect story for anyone who’s ever felt overshadowed.

One little girl dreams of being a star. But whether it's finding Mom's lost wedding ring or winning the costume prize, her big sister always shines brighter. In her grandfather’s eyes, though, she is a star. As he dries her tears and they both gaze up at the night sky, he tells a story about how everything and everyone is made of stardust and we all shine in different ways. With illustrations from new talent Briony May Smith, this is a touching story about being true to yourself from award-winning author Jeanne Willis.

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On sale Feb 21

Starworld by Audrey Coulthurst (Candlewick Press)

Description: In a novel in two voices, a popular teen and an artistic loner forge an unlikely bond — and create an entire universe — via texts. But how long before the real world invades Starworld?

Sam Jones and Zoe Miller have one thing in common: they both want an escape from reality. Loner Sam flies under the radar at school and walks on eggshells at home to manage her mom’s obsessive-compulsive disorder, wondering how she can ever leave to pursue her dream of studying aerospace engineering. Popular, people-pleasing Zoe puts up walls so no one can see her true self: the girl who was abandoned as an infant, whose adoptive mother has cancer, and whose disabled brother is being sent away to live in a facility. When an unexpected encounter results in the girls’ exchanging phone numbers, they forge a connection through text messages that expands into a private universe they call Starworld. In Starworld, they find hilarious adventures, kindness and understanding, and the magic of being seen for who they really are. But when Sam’s feelings for Zoe turn into something more, will the universe they’ve built survive the inevitable explosion?

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On sale Apr 16

Flights of Fancy: Creative Inspiration from Ten Award-Winning Authors and Illustrators by Various (Candlewick Press)

Description: In a beautiful anthology, ten children’s book greats share stories, poems, pictures, tips, and prompts meant to inspire young readers to create works of their own.

Have you ever sparked the start of a story by playing a game of What if? Is there any value to all that doodling you do? What does being “a sponge” have to do with facing down a blank page? Did you know that pictures can sometimes inspire stories, rather than the other way around? From Quentin Blake’s drawings of fantastical vehicles to Michael Rosen’s inside look at his poetry, from Anthony Browne’s shape game (no need to be an artist to play) to Lauren Child’s look at her creative process, this anthology — whose contributors were all British Children’s Laureates — aims to encourage budding writers and artists to let their imaginations soar. The final spread is a collection of prompts from all the contributors, passing the creative torch to the next generation.

With contributions by:

Malorie Blackman
Quentin Blake
Anthony Browne
Lauren Child
Julia Donaldson
Anne Fine
Michael Morpurgo
Chris Riddell
Michael Rosen
Jacqueline Wilson

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458 members requesting

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On sale Apr 09

My Body My Choice: The Fight for Abortion Rights by Robin Stevenson (Orca Book Publishers)

Description: Abortion is one of the most common of all medical procedures. But it is still stigmatized, and all too often people do not feel they can talk about their experiences.

Making abortion illegal or hard to access doesn't make it any less common; it just makes it dangerous. Around the world, tens of thousands of women die from unsafe abortions every year.

People who support abortion rights have been fighting hard to create a world in which the right to access safe and legal abortion services is guaranteed. The opposition to this has been intense and sometimes violent, and victories have been hard won.

The long fight for abortion rights is being picked up by a new generation of courageous, creative and passionate activists. This book is about the history, and the future, of that fight.

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On sale May 07

Secret Soldiers: How the U.S. Twenty-Third Special Troops Fooled the Nazis by Paul B. Janeczko (Candlewick Press)

Description: What do set design, sound effects, and showmanship have to do with winning World War II? Meet the Ghost Army that played a surprising role in helping to deceive — and defeat — the Nazis.

In his third book about deception during war, Paul B. Janeczko focuses his lens on World War II and the operations carried out by the Twenty-Third Headquarters Special Troops, aka the Ghost Army. This remarkable unit included actors, camouflage experts, sound engineers, painters, and set designers who used their skills to secretly and systematically replace fighting units — fooling the Nazi army into believing what their eyes and ears told them, even though the sights and sounds of tanks and war machines and troops were entirely fabricated. Follow the Twenty-Third into Europe as they play a dangerous game of enticing the German army into making battlefield mistakes by using sonic deceptions, inflatable tanks, pyrotechnics, and camouflage in more than twenty operations. From the Normandy invasion to the crossing of the Rhine River, the men of the Ghost Army — several of whom went on to become famous artists and designers after the war — played an improbable role in the Allied victory.

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On sale Apr 23

Si mi mamá fuera un ornitorrinco: Los bebés mamíferos y sus madres by Dia L. Michels (Science, Naturally!)

Description: A brand new Spanish translation of the classic illustrated STEM book, If My Mom Were a Platypus. For kids ages 10-14, or a great read-aloud for younger children.

A mammal baby’s journey to maturity varies dramatically depending on whether it is a bear or a bat, a shrew or a seal, a hippopotamus or a human. This fascinating look at life cycles portrays the normalcy of birth and breastfeeding and explores how mothers help 14 different mammals navigate the path from helpless infants to self-sufficient adults.

El viaje de un bebé mamífero a la madurez varía dramáticamente dependiendo de si es un oso o un murciélago, una musaraña o una foca, un hipopótamo o un humano. Esta introducción fascinante al mundo de los mamíferos revela cómo catorce bebés mamíferos crecen, desde que son bebés indefensos hasta que se convierten en adultos independientes.

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On sale Jan 08

Advent by Michael Kamakana (Pulp Literature Press)

This book is an eBook, not a physical book.

Description: When the aliens came, everything we thought we knew was wrong. This is the motif that runs through Michael Kamakana’s refreshingly different take on alien invasion. It’s not War of the Worlds or even Childhood’s End. It’s a far more subtle and quiet takeover, which unfolds in the periphery of everyday lives. The rolling language repeats like waves on a shore, carrying the reader deeper and deeper, until we too, feel like we have been colonized.

If Stanislaw Lem and James Joyce had a love child that was more brilliant and yet more readable than either, Michael Kamakana would be that child. This amazing debut novel is destined to become a science fiction classic.

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On sale Feb 05
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Aliens in My Garden by Jude Gwynaire (Prodigy Gold Books)

This book is an eBook, not a physical book.

Description: ALIENS IN MY GARDEN takes ALDITHA the witch and HARPER (the talking, though not terribly bright owl) from their usual business serving the residents of the Garden on a path that pits them against SKOROS. The would-be evil wizard is useless at magic, great at engineering, has a brass wand, a smart alec who plans to take over the Garden. When a giant teacup lands in their world, they are introduced to CELESTE, a teenaged alien girl (who's really much older than she looks) and ALPHA, her bio-mechanoid co-pilot, who looks like a typical Grey alien.

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On sale Oct 09
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Cold Betrayal by A.J. McCarthy (Black Rose Writing)

This book is an eBook, not a physical book.

Description: Tori Anderson’s well-intentioned quest in an unfamiliar world leads her through a maze of betrayal, deception, and duplicity, as she fights for her life against an unexpected opponent.

Trapped in a wintry setting and followed by two men determined to kill her, Victoria Anderson searches for someone who doesn’t want to be found. She drove the length of the east coast in a quest to find Danny Wilcox, intending to convince him to return to Florida with her. The drug lord, the most wanted criminal in the Province of Quebec, has other plans.

Tori is nothing if not loyal. She unflaggingly defends Danny and refuses to believe he’d harm her, despite several attempts on her life. Others befriend her, even as they covertly advance their own agendas. Tori’s devotion is tested at every turn, not knowing who she can trust, or the consequences of her ultimate decision.

text is in pdf format

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Darkness: Book One of the Oortian Wars by Iain Richmond (Rogue Planet Publishing)

This book is an eBook, not a physical book.

Description: Lieutenant Jack Falco woke up, said goodbye to his wife and daughter, three hours later, his family and half the world's population was dead. When he couldn't put a bullet in his head, Falco did the next best thing, took a commission as captain and left for humanity's furthest boundary, Station Pluto.

Five years in a scout-class boat refitted for the long haul, and Falco escapes the horrors of earth only to find something worse waiting in the vast Oort Cloud, an ancient civilization with a history of violent expansion and humanity has unwittingly entered their territory.

**File formats available: Kindle.mobi, kobo.epub, generic.epub, Google.epub, Nook.epub, Apple.epub, PDF.

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Dear Jane by Marina DelVecchio (Black Rose Writing)

This book is an eBook, not a physical book.

Description: Fifteen-year-old Kit Kat writes letters to Jane Eyre as a means of surviving a debauched childhood and a withholding adoptive mother. This coming-of-age and semi-autobiographical novel is about the parallels that can be found between a literary character and a desperate girl, family, loss, forgiveness, and the power of a good book.

text is in pdf format

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Escape by Jared Austin (Thunderchild Publishing)

This book is an eBook, not a physical book.

Description: Book 2 in the Space City series.

Summer meant freedom. An Escape from academic responsibilities.

In this collection of tales, Escape becomes personal for some of the Space City Preparatory Academy students.

Nico has created a flying Venice sim to explore, but when he discovers invisible monsters on the prowl, and a classmate hacks the sim as a prank, he finds surviving to the end a precarious prospect. Trini is reluctant to assist her aunt in handling an infectious disease outbreak among the natives on the planet Letos, but a near fatal encounter with what was believed to be a mythical creature forces her to re-examine her perspective. When his father is seriously injured during a hunting trip on a remote exomoon, it is up to Jiro to locate help, a dicey prospect when two rogue aliens pick up their trail. Dirk and Arielle believe they are in for a nice weekend hike until an ambitious town official wants to frame them for a crime they didn't commit during their summer-abroad diplomat training program. Cade hopes to enter the dangerous Tefnot sub race on Araxia, only to be sold into slavery for his troubles.

For these six, Escape means not just survival, but choosing the futures they want, no matter the odds.

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Guilty Crown by Bree Deleon (Prodigy Gold Books)

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Description: To Morena Darkstorm, fighting for the equality of her citizens in her kingdom, Arisite, is a dangerous game in the vampyre court. The high nobles seek to enslave their lower silver counterparts to enhance their rule and to sign an alliance with their enemy kingdom of 100 years Kindred. She finds herself at odds with her family, speaking against the injustice of their lands with only the support of her closest servants, Lucille an ancient silver of great power and Amelia, a silver-haired maid with more power than she knows. When Alexander Lothbrok, a soulkeeper and the ruling King of the people, enters Arisite capital, Casai, he is beguiled by Morenas affection towards her people. Unknowingly, he finds himself at odds with an unlikely threat Amelia. With the girls' powers unlocking, Morena and Amelia become one in the same to protect the realms.

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Hy Brasil by Robert E. Kearns (Black Rose Writing)

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Description: A highly advanced society, Hy Brasil is faced with pending catastrophe and Olan is determined to live on. Archaeological discoveries throw light on a civilization previously confined to legend with grave consequences for a young couple caught up in this extraordinarily dynamic enigma.
Set in ancient and present times, this is a tale for readers who adore adventure, history and extraordinary epics. It embraces influences of the Gothic, Dickensian; so too, Literary, and then bonds them into a story which delivers a thrilling read that will captivate audiences from the start.
With its colorful descriptions, complex characters and a plot line as well as prose complete with symbolism and imagery, Hy Brasil is certain to entertain, spellbind and mesmerize the book lover for Eternity.

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Internal Lockdown by Ernie Quatrani (Prodigy Gold Books)

This book is an eBook, not a physical book.

Description: Over a morning, you can tend to your garden, paint a room, watch the morning news repeat its talking points. Over a morning, you can do the laundry or visit the doctor for a check-up; you can run errands. Over a morning, you can stop a school in its track, or lockdown an AP English class. Over a morning, you can get revenge.

Green Hill is a small, ordinary Pennsylvania town where nothing ever happens until the morning a shocking act of violence crushes its normalcy. One morning the school is interrupted by the frantic announcement calling for a lockdown. AP English teacher, Mike Zarlapski, swings into action, following the lockdown procedures. Although his students help pile as many desks in front of the classroom door as possible, their panic is not allayed as they communicate with what is now the outside world first-in responders, police entering the building, and the shooters who remain at large via cellphone.

Internal Lockdown, Ernie Quatrani's, first novel is raw, honest, and his most important story. Although it's his first, the book is told in a straightforward style from different viewpoints, but mostly through the lens of the kids locked in the classroom. Before there was Columbine, a student Mr. Quatrani taught murdered a classmate in a biology lab. The student walked out of the high school after deciding against shooting up the cafeteria. Mr. Quatrani was in the cafeteria proctoring a study hall. As a high school teacher, he functioned in a world where lockdown drills became routine, but there was much more to a lockdown than can be imagined, as Internal Lockdown reveals. The novel is based on his unfortunate experience and years of research.

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On sale Oct 30
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Introspection: Transformation by Steven Hamburg (Prodigy Gold Books)

This book is an eBook, not a physical book.

Description: After investigating the scene of a seemingly routine crash of a commercial airliner, United States authorities discover a substance later determined to be of extraterrestrial origin. Authorities subsequently confirm that there are aliens on Earth, and their response to this intelligence ensues.

Jake, a gifted sixteen-year-old high school student defined in his community by a tragic event, inherits superhuman cognitive abilities due to an alien encounter. Jake embarks on a journey to use his new abilities to help mankind prepare for an imminent alien invasion.

The seemingly invincible and impenetrable aliens, who roam undetected among earthlings, are methodically plotting their invasion since their home planet is dying and has nearly been depleted of all resources required to sustain life.

It becomes a race against time as Jake tries to save the world.

Introspection: Transformation is the first installment of a trilogy.

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On sale Oct 09
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Meet Myself There by Brenda W. Clough (BookViewCafe)

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Description: Format: Open, non-DRM file. Winners will be sent a coupon code and the URL of a webpage where they can download the eBook in ePub or Kindle format.

What good is time travel anyway? For Col. Ben Ming, head of Jalanesia's armed forces and husband of President Calla Ang, it's nothing but a headache. Time Traveler Jack Wragsland transported Calla to this space/time. So it wouldn't be fair to simply shoot him, when Jack's enemies attack him through Calla. But boy, is it a temptation. If Ben is going to save Calla he's going to have to save Jack as well, even if it makes him crazy.

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On sale Jan 22
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Mirador de la Memoria by Ewa Miendlarzewska (Prodigy Gold Books)

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Description: Mirador de la Memoria A Neuroscience-fiction Suspense

Happiness is, after all, just a brain state. This statement takes Emma Printemps by surprise when she first interviews Dr. Paulina Kochanowska, an aging affective neuroscientist, and victim of her own inventions. Paulina is on house arrest, having been accused of ethical misconduct for experimenting with holographic human memory transfer. To fix the puzzling epidemic of human loneliness, Paulina together with a group of neuroscientists, tried to unite the experiences from several brains in one supercomputer emulation in Ticino in a secret venture Project Unison. But now, imprisoned in her Geneva home and awaiting the verdict, Dr. Paulina decides to confess her lifetime accomplishments to the young biography writer. They race against time to save her autobiographic memory from oblivion and uncover the truth about the algorithms inside her most brilliant neuroinvention the mysterious affective companion robot Salvatore.

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Mummy Dearest by Barbara Russell (Black Rose Writing)

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Description: During a school trip to the museum, thirteen-year-old Tess wakes up an Egyptian mummy.
Cursed by a necromancer, Prince Seth has been inside a sarcophagus for two thousand years. Now, he has no intention of going back into his tomb. He wants a normal life, friends, and fresh food. So, he follows Tess home, bandages and all.
Ancient Egyptian mummies bring bad luck. Since Seth’s arrival, a car has almost run Tess over, and a lamppost nearly squashed her. With Tess’s soccer team, the Wolverines, qualified for the New Zealand Junior Soccer Championship, this curse could destroy its chances of winning. Even worse, evil Egyptian spirits chase her and Seth to take their souls into the world of the dead.
Unless they find the two-thousand-year-old necromancer, who controls the spirits and who gained eternal youth by cursing Seth, Tess and Seth will be doomed forever.

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Name Unspoken by Cadence McManimon (Black Rose Writing)

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Description: Tangled in the forest are many secrets:
A nameless girl…
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A last wolf…
A child’s grave…
A missing bride…
A healer’s madness…
A mansion fire…
And a monk’s tale.
Unravel the mysteries of medieval Ireland in NAME UNSPOKEN.

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Nobody Knows Nobody by Manny Yunk (Prodigy Gold Books)

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Description: WHAT WILL IT TAKE TO SILENCE YOU?

It's war on The Dubb in North Philadelphia. Lil Money and his crew are winning. They were underdogs, but now there is no limit to what they will do to get money and respect in their territory. Robbery, torture, and murder help smart people comply with their demands. Undoubtedly, they eventually meet their match.

The posse decides to rob and kill Jose, who appears to be an easy target for them to cheat. Jose's wife Marita is the niece of Roberto, a powerful drug lord. Roberto despises Jose, but he loves his niece enough to kill everyone involved in the death of his niece's husband.

Lil Money and his crew cannot match Roberto's power when he comes after them. But after a twist of events, Roberto partners with Lil Money, elevating him and his crew in the drug game. Taking on this roll is no easy feat, and there are opposing forces that keep guns blazing and the death toll rising because the elevation doesn't eliminate the crew's unsettled beef that resurfaces continuously. They've harmed so many people who are gunning for them endlessly.

Will, the crew, stay strong, loyal, and survive the harsh reality that their actions have earned?

Trust is a significant issue in a game where NOBODY KNOWS NOBODY!

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Plots: A Collection of Short Story Mysteries by Philip Pak (Prodigy Gold Books)

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Description: Simply hilarious...

This grand collection of mysteries was written by an ex-NYPD officer and are filled with humor, mystery, and undoubtedly a dose of his experiences on the NY beat. With every turn of the page, readers will be treated to a good time.

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Power by S.E. Zbasnik (Black Rose Writing)

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Description: Jaya Foster creates portals from across the globe. It sounds impressive, but in a world where mailmen spit fire and secretaries cover their bodies in granite it’s not. With a yellow jewel embedded in her forehead, Jaya’s stranded on her people’s side of the city. Across the scar are the Blues, a division of completely different powers. For that reason, society cut in half. Most go their whole lives without meeting a different gem, but Jaya’s job keeps her in contact with the others. When a bizarre murder lands in her lap, Jaya teams up with Riktuo Fujita, a dashing Blue. Terrorist bombings, assassination attempts, and more threaten their every step. Yet, even with every brush with death, Jaya can’t stop flirting with Rikuto nor can he seem to stop brushing his hand against hers. If the murderer doesn’t get to her first, the Council of 100 will.

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Prince of Secrets and Shadows: The Order of the Crystal Daggers #2 by C.S. Johnson (Prodigy Gold Books)

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Description: PRAGUE, 1870

After joining the Order of the Crystal Daggers, led by her dauntless grandmother, Lady Penelope, Eleanora Svobodová set out to save her kingdom from oncoming devastation.

And she failed. 

Following the attack on Prague Castle, Eleanora is determined to redeem herself. She sets out to win Karl’s trust while distancing herself from Ferdy, whose secrets and lies have done nothing to stop her from falling in love with him. As she struggles to let him go, questions about the mission and her mother’s past cause a rift between Amir and Lady Penelope and add to the growing discord between Eleanora and her brother. 

But when a cunning provocateur arrives in Prague, Eleanora discovers there is an even more deadly game afoot, one that reaches into Amir's past and threatens Lady Penelope's future. Now, the members of the Order must work together if they are to uncover the true enemy hiding in Bohemia. 

Can they work together despite their divisions? Or will their division lead to even more destruction? 

Full of spies, secrets, and plenty of suspense, Prince of Secrets and Shadows is the second book in The Order of the Crystal Daggers, a spy adventure series from C. S. Johnson.

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Revlenion and the Guardian Manifesto by Kalvin Klaus (Prodigy Gold Books)

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Description: This is the most authentic, terrifyingly adventurous, YA novel to come along in many years.

The kids are the best-kept secret...

In 1975 members of the Divine Seraphion Society were exterminated by an evil force. The surviving members have one hope: the birth of the cherished guardian predetermined to bring a new manifesto to protect beauty and freedom throughout sacred, Revlenion. Thirteen years later, a curious phenomenon aligns the stars, setting tragic events into motion.

On the night of Landon Tuolumne's twelfth birthday, he and his sister, Makari, are left feeling forgotten and lost. Rescued by a distant relative, the siblings are brought to a quiet, seaside town. Soon after they're led onto fortuitous paths between two mysterious creatures. One, a tinker man intent on freeing himself from a trinket that could bring fame, fortune, and fantasy to its possessor. Two, a young detective with an invitation to a marvelous place where he hopes to guide the siblings carefully, but they must believe in the magic that awaits them.

In this tale of charm and malice, two siblings embark on a spellbinding adventure into a sacred land where they must endure whimsical horrors before returning home to enjoy the happiness and acceptance they've always fancied.

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Secrets by the Knoll by Julie Metros (Prodigy Gold Books)

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Description: Inspired by a true story, Secrets By The Knoll transforms you back to the early 1900's to a farm in Des Moines, Iowa.

The brutal murders of two children upheave the Johansson family and their community. The typical farm family forced into the spotlight as the entire city and surrounding towns react with immense curiosity. Crowds gather at the murder scene and funeral home. They parade by the Johansson farm and picket outside the police station.

As the family grieve and move on with their lives, Detectives Harding and Maloney diligently work to solve the murders piecing together the evidence they have. But they are missing essential items - the murder weapon and motive!

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Spiral Into Darkness by Joseph Lewis (Black Rose Writing)

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Description: He blends in. He is successful, intelligent, and methodical. He has a list and has murdered eight so far. There is no discernable pattern. There are no clues or leads. The only thing the FBI and local police have to go on is the method of death: two bullets to the face- gruesome and meant to send a message. But it’s difficult to understand any message coming from a dark and damaged mind. Two adopted boys, struggling in their own world, have no idea they are the next targets. Neither does their family. And neither does local law enforcement.

Can the FBI and the team of local law enforcement determine how and why the killer selects his victims? Can they hunt him down before he strikes again?

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Still Not Satisfied by S.A. Brown (Prodigy Gold Books)

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Description: Christian Goodman loves the ladies. When an old girlfriend calls, it's game on until her game plan forces him to the sidelines. While there, his grandmother and best friend lose faith in him. With no one left, he finds Dr. Devin Rainey in her own struggle. Christian enters her life only to serve as a reminder of what she is missing, thus, creating tension between the two. She fights to remain professional, but personal needs force her to leave Christian, too. Completely alone, he turns to an unlikely ally to assist him in his quest for satisfaction.

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The Consultation by Christopher G. Colletti (Black Rose Writing)

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Description: A multifaceted story of rage, hatred, desperation, murder, and love.

The Consultation delves into the tormented mind and motivations of a serial killer. However, this is not an ordinary mindless serial killer who kills for pleasure or notoriety. He kills for a specific purpose. A purpose that is thoroughly explored when two experienced and dedicated police detectives engage in ‘consultations’ with a highly-distinguished professor of criminology.

The professor brings to life the serial killer’s psychological motivations and personal desires, asking difficult questions that delve deep into the killer’s mind. When the two detectives believe they may have finally identified the serial killer, they certainly do not like who it has revealed.

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The Girl with a Fairy's Heart by Cody Lakin (Black Rose Writing)

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Description: In the criminal networks of Los Angeles, the name Casey Esorom is spoken only in whispers. Haunted by the memory of his long dead wife, consumed by a hatred of existence and an obsession with death, Casey is a man of ruthless, single-minded efficiency.

In the forests of the Higher World, having journeyed for three years, purple-eyed Jezebel Jean finally draws near the mystical realm of Faerie. A stranger warns her of a darkness that intends to keep her from her destination—a darkness that reigns from outside space and time.

And what Casey Esorom’s eyes are opened to as he is possessed by this darkness will compel him north to the small town of Lamplight, setting him on a collision course with Jezebel Jean, and with mysteries that lie beyond life and death.

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The River Twice by Brenda W. Clough (BookViewCafe)

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Calla Ang has always known her own power. Her grandmother is the dictator of Jalanesia in Southeast Asia, and Calla's future is to follow in her footsteps.

But after the Victorian time traveler Jack Wragsland invites her to 1867 to show Charles Darwin what a real scientific revolution looks like, Calla returns to the 21st century to discover Jalanesia is no longer the country she knew. As she and Jack thread their way deeper into an interlocking maze of alternate realities, there always seems to be a second chance...until suddenly there isn't.

The only certainty Jack and Calla have as the universes change is each other. But if she can't learn to handle power wisely, then even love will not be enough to save Calla, Jack, or her country.

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The Tree of Life by Nick Blackburn (Petra Books)

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Description: A tale of a meeting of East and West. English and Mandarin.
Spark, an existential spirit, is free to choose whatever it wishes to be from the myriad of life forms in the universe. The meaning of life, shaped by the passage of time, is explored in this enchanting work of “visual poetry”. Illustrated by Julianne Vermilion. 66 pages color 11" x 8.5"

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The Venn Effect by W.K. Rader (Prodigy Gold Books)

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Description: Entrepreneurs can be made, but this one was born.

Bill Rader started his journey at a very young age, building his first standard right of passage business - a yard care service while only ten years old - and grew it to the largest ten-year-old owned and operated business in the community while obtaining his first education in business. These early trials propelled him to his first licensed business at age 16.

Refereed to as his first real business, as it had paid employees, licenses, insurance, and government run-ins - Bill grew this company and sold it while in his senior year of high school. He also learned his first and most valuable lesson in business:

Do what you love!

The Venn Effect holds the promise to be a game changer in entrepreneurship. Entrepreneurs can be born or made, as long as they learn, understand and employ the lessons learned from a life-long entrepreneur.

The Venn Effect premise is simple: first do what you love then do what you know lacking either, failure is guaranteed. These are just two of the business lessons that Bill discusses in his popular keynote entitled the Venn Effect and now he is taking the keynote to book form, diving deeper into his world as an entrepreneur with not only lessons but tips on how to get ahead, be noticed and succeed - even if faced with a life-changing disease.

Bill is not the kind of speaker or writer that is typical. He has never been a me too person, has always strived for separation by difference through originality. This is displayed through his experiences and success.

The Venn Effect is a fast-paced, easy read, providing the reader a desire to turn the page to see whats next. Just like with his speeches, Bill grabs his audience and in a non-threatening way is able to move them along through real-life experiences that can be both funny and thought-provoking.

Entrepreneurs will ask - why can t I do this? - and they will employ at least one tip to further their enterprise.

Business Students will learn the right and wrong way to create and move a company forward.

The general public will say - I can do this even with a disability or challenge

The Venn Effect can be experienced by anyone who has a desire to succeed.

Let the Venn be part of your life!

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The Witch's Prince by Nancy Swanner (Thunderchild Publishing)

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Description: Book Three of The Witches' War Series

After Glenna and Keiff find their magic weapons in the "Desert of Despair" (see The Witch's Apprentice) and help The King's Witch, Cassie, destroy the evil undergod UuTat, they return to Keiff's homeland. There they defeat his uncle who had usurped the throne.

Now Keiff's younger brother is to be crowned king. But at the ceremony, someone steals one of the enchanted swords from MidMountain, the center of all magic in the world, causing an imbalance that will destroy magic forever. Keiff and Glenna ride in pursuit of the thief, not knowing what terrible trials and torture await them. Between them — the witch and the shapechanger — they wield powers beyond mortal ken, but will it be enough?

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There Will Be Hell to Pay by Benjamin Gilad (Black Rose Writing)

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Description: They say those who get deep into the Kabbalah’s mystical text of the celestial spheres can lose their minds. But one man discovers the celestial spheres are far from saintly. The man, Jack Merriman, is a Seer sucked into the celestial realm against his better judgment. He finds out Satan is a beautiful female with a keen sense of justice. Archangel Michael sounds just like James Earl Jones and the Cherubs fill the Celestial spheres with heavenly elevator music. But underneath, the Celestial Spheres are as political and incompetent as a big government agency.

Jack is driven to the brink of insanity with this discovery, as his girlfriend, Harmony tries to keep him from being killed. Or does she? In the midst of it all, Jack has to make a choice between justice and forgiveness. He chooses justice, and all Hell breaks loose, and it’s a good thing.

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Throw Away Faces by Josef Alton (Black Rose Writing)

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Description: A string of patricides rocks 1916 Dublin and a washed-up Scottish doctor receives a mysterious manuscript from a fellow Scotsman recounting his dark experiences in the pioneer city of Seattle in 1889. As the doctor reads the manuscript, he’s made aware the murders in Seattle are connected to those in Dublin and he and the author crossed paths many years before, and under tragic circumstances. In Seattle, a tale of corruption and conspiracy unravels at the feet of a crazed serial killer hell-bent on halting historical progress. It’s just a matter of time before the city will burn. The doctor must decide if the author is an ally, or the killer himself, amidst an atmosphere of political instability and impending revolt. Throw Away Faces is a raw look into the abuse of power, the well of madness, and the inevitability of tragedy versus the power of redemption.

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Trapping the Butterfly by Rachel M. Cramer (Black Rose Writing)

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Description: After two hundred years of death and chaos, the Telum war is over, but the real struggle for survival has only just begun. With no king, the remaining Telums run wild and unbound by the Law that has governed them for six millennia. And the council, who is supposed to bring order to the Telums, cowers in silence and shadow.

However, all Telums agree on one thing: Seth Moor must die for his sins against the Telum throne. And so must any who ally themselves with him, no matter who or what they are.

But Seth Moor is not ready to die. With the aid of two orphans and the being known as Ink, Seth desperately searches for a way to overcome his past failures and present enemies so he can live to face the next war darkening the horizon.

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Wings to Fly by Nelli Burk (Thunderchild Publishing)

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Description: With the galaxy at war, worlds on the fringes of civilization are easy targets for fortune-hunters and outlaws. One such frontier world is the planet Asterima. Orphans on that world are sent to a remote island until the age of sixteen, when a flying machine comes to take them away.

David, one of the kids on that island, has many questions. "Where did we come from? How did we get here? Why is a year 340 days?" His trusted guardians have always provided answers, and he has usually believed them. But David is fourteen now, less than two years away from his own mandatory departure, and the answers to his questions are beginning not to add up. "Where are the kids taken when they turn sixteen? Why are they never heard from again? Why do they have to go away in the first place? Why do the men in the flying machines carry guns? "

David started building wings because he wanted to fly. Now he builds them for another purpose—to fly away from the island before men with guns come for him. Will two years be enough time to perfect his wings and learn to fly? Or will the flying machine come early for him, as it did for another kid who asked questions and didn't believe the answers?

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A Message to the Children by Jim Williams (Marble City Publishing)

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Description: Those who come after us will want to know we really lived and loved as intensely as they do. Tell them.
WHO ARE YOU? WHY DO YOU ACT THE WAY THAT YOU DO?
These questions capture the essential things we want to know about ourselves and explain to others. Yet so often we fail to do so. Instead many of us spend a great deal of effort researching the history of our ancestors to discover no more than the fact that they were workmen, servants and grocers of whom we can learn next to nothing. If only they had written the story of their lives!
A Message to the Children is a book with a difference: an account of the author's life, a memoir to his children, a love letter to his wife, and a guide to how you, too, can write about your own life. Written in an easy and amusing style, it explains for the benefit of the non-writer such subjects as how to break the task down into manageable sections; how to exploit photographs and scrapbooks for materials; and what themes to write about. Then it applies those lessons in a way that will both touch and entertain you.Jim Williams is a Booker-nominated author of fourteen novels and two works of non-fiction.

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Addictarium by Nicole D'Settemi (Prodigy Gold Books)

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Description: Drugs. Sex. Detox. Art. Recovery. Prostitution. Music. Street life. Poetry. Toxic love. And, those are just on the surface. The layers and complexities of Addictarium will shock and enthrall you...
When wild-child, and south Florida escapee, Danielle Martino finds herself curled in a ball on the cold tile floors of her filthy rank bathroom in the tiny studio she rents with her fiancé and partner-in-crime, she knows it's time to quit abusing heroin. Severely impaired from shooting a bad batch of black tar heroin, and already partially blind from the infection that the muddy poison has caused, she is forced to hitch a Greyhound bus to New York City, and to abandon her care-free, American-bohemian, drug infested lifestyle.
Hailed everywhere as a beautiful, unique, honest, raw and poetic account of recovery, Addictarium takes readers on a compelling journey through the life and eyes of the narrator; a creative, nomadic, deep but, incidentally broken young woman, and underlines the contributing factors to what it's really like to suffer from addiction. With magnificent candor and sometimes emotionally crippling descriptions we witness Danielle's fight towards recovery from more than just heroin, as Addictarium brings the readers on a fascinating and harrowing, brutal tale of a young women's recovery from total and mass self-destruction.
—Addictarium highlights in the starkest of lights, why it is so difficult for addicts to receive the recovery they seek when they finally do decide to put the drug down.

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From Peasant Foods to Superfoods by Melissa Gearing (Prodigy Gold Books)

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Description: It's easy to eat the same old things every week with a family to feed and a budget to stick to, but eating nutritious and delicious food every night is achievable and affordable. Learning how to use, prepare and incorporate a base of new and old ingredients is key to tasty and exciting food and the health of you and your family.

From Peasant Foods to Superfoods does just this. Based on cooking for the entire family, this book guides cooks from all experiences on how to integrate healthy foods into everyday life. Using ingredients we all take for granted in the kitchen, this book takes a 'keep it simple' approach, educating readers on the benefits of food and how we can use food as our cheapest and most accessible medicine.

This book explains the simplicity of food and removes much of the confusion and fear of healthy eating. Melissa takes traditional home recipes and transforms them into nutritionally dense super-meals. She uses culinary history to shape her book and educate her readers of food origins and why we ate particular foods and should continue to do so.

From Peasant Foods to Superfoods features:

Over 100 simple and nutritious recipes for breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks, and desserts.
Gluten free, dairy free, nut free options.
Practical and family-friendly one-week detox guide for those wanting to lose weight, kick start their health and learn how to meal plan.
Stunning photos of each meal home cooked with love by Mel, showcasing how easy these recipes are.
As a working Mum, Nutritionist, and Naturopath, Melissa Gearing knows how difficult it can be to make time and budget for healthy meals round the clock. Applying her clinical experience working with busy families, Mel shares her tricks and tips to make cooking at home enjoyable and efficient.

For first time cooks, this book offers simple, delicious and nutritionally balanced meals to whip up on a weeknight for the whole family. For the seasoned foodie, it provides over 100 innovative recipes that will excite and delight.

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Forbidden by Destiny by Negeen Papehn (City Owl Press)

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Description: Leyla had never known what it felt like to fall in love. Not until her best friend Sara broke Ben’s heart.

After the devastating break up, Leyla reluctantly agreed to pick up Sara's things from Ben's home. Leyla thought she was being a good friend, but when she finds Ben completely shattered, her loyalties are tested. He had been her friend too. An afternoon of an innocent lunch and a walk on the beach to cheer him up turns into fireworks when Leyla can't get Ben out of her head.

Pushed to her limits, fighting for a love she’s always dreamed of, and against a demon she never knew existed, Leyla must ultimately make a choice. Her decision will come down to loyalty to her best friend, the expectations of her family, or the desires of her wanting heart. Is love worth taking the risk?

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Lilith's Children by Rachel Pudelek (City Owl Press)

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Description: The battle raging between the Wild Women of Seattle and the Hunters has sparked a war.  But will either side survive the new threat that lurks in the shadows?

Hunters are doubling down their efforts, putting Faline's coterie on the run. But war waits for no woman, especially not a fugitive. Faline’s plans for a surprise attack on an east coast Hunter complex hit a snag when succubi leader Marie calls in a favor and Faline has no choice but to answer.

What Faline uncovers is a hidden Portland underground and an elaborate scheme dripping with Marie's cunning manipulation. Only, Marie isn't the puppet-master and neither are the Hunters. Something darker lurks under the city of Portland and his appetite is unlikely to be satiated by words alone. 

That hunger is growing. But Marcus and his renegade friends would rather slit with their daggers than see quenched.

Between old enemies and potential new, danger lives in every shadow, threatening not only Faline's coterie this time, but everything she knows about her world. And when their biggest allies in the war against the Hunters are captured, the Wild Women are left scrambling for support in the unlikeliest of places.

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Low Country Blood by Sue Hinkin (Literary Wanderlust LLC)

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Los Angeles TV journalist Beatrice Middleton has lost her job. With a possible employment offer in Atlanta, she heads home to Savannah, Georgia, to reconnect with her contentious African-American family, arriving to find that her 15-year-old nephew has been murdered.

This begins the unraveling of a cloak of family secrets surrounding another devastating crime, one that shattered Bea’s world when she was a teen. The traumatic memory has been buried so deep it almost feels like it never happened—Almost. Humiliated by Bea years earlier, a psychotic Special Ops vet who makes his living moving heroin and specializing in “wet work” has returned to seek retribution.

Meanwhile, Bea’s son Dexter, an aspiring documentary filmmaker, and his friend discover an eye-witness connection to his cousin’s homicide. After a rookie attempt at surveilling the perpetrator, the youngsters disappear.

Bea and her brother, Sheriff Luther Middleton—along with their quirky friends and family—work together to find the killer, stop a major drug deal, and rescue Bea’s son held hostage in a nightmarish landscape of black water rivers, tidal creeks, and drug-fueled cruelty.

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Of Stations Infernal by Kin S. Law (City Owl Press)

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Description: Join Vanessa. Inspector. Steampunker. Robot Wrangler.

In the wilds of America, Vanessa Hargreaves finds herself up to her corset in trouble.


Her investigation stymied by monstrous horrors, the Inspector continues to carry the deadly Cook plague away from villains unknown. Traveling with her automata Alphonse, she doesn't know can't tell if she's running from the steaming, lurching giants at her heels or her guilt at putting her loved ones in danger. From deadly circus side shows to a ghostly train that seems to have a life of its own, the very land of the new world seems to be attempting to thwart her at every turn.

The American heartland is rife with strange, wondrous, dangerous oddities of its own, challenging her convictions and her very service to her Queen. Loyalties and regrets will become the least of her worries as titanic forces are mustering, from ghost trains to air pirates, to bring her great American adventure to an untimely end.

“Law fills the pages with exciting gear action and fashion.” - Publisher's Weekly ★★★★★

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The Green Years by Karen Wolff (BHC Press)

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Description: When eight-year-old Harry Spencer’s father returns from WWI with a missing arm, his father’s bitterness shatters their relationship. Though confused and brokenhearted, Harry is determined to make something of himself.

Endeavoring with heart and sometimes-humorous results, he sets out on his path in life, working in his granddad’s store, selling medicinal salves, washing windows, and falling in love.

This historical coming-of-age story set against the backdrop of small-town life will tug at your heartstrings as Harry discovers who he is, who his father is, and how to heal the past.

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The Path Keeper by N.J. Simmonds (BHC Press)

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Description: "This is urban fantasy at its best. Fresh, beautiful, and moving, I literally couldn't put it down." —Anna Day, internationally acclaimed author of The Fandom

What if all our lives were mapped out before birth? Does anyone have the power to change their destiny?

Ella hates London. She misses her old life in Spain and is struggling to get over her past—until she meets Zac. He’s always loved her but isn’t meant to be part of her story. Not this time. Not ever. Little does she know that his secret is the one thing that will tear them apart and force her to live in a world that no longer makes sense. A world full of danger, lies and magic.

The Path Keeper is a passionate tale of first loves, second chances and the invisible threads that bind us. Can love ever be stronger than fate?

Book 1 in the upcoming YA series The Indigo Chronicles.

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Undone by Megan Lynch (City Owl Press)

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Description: When Their Home is in Danger, Will The Plan be Undone?

The liberation of their homeland depends on Bristol, Samara, Denver, and Jude. Each has a unique role to play, but the same mission. Yet, when the first phase of their plan is botched, the political climate of their new country turns on the little assembly of American refugees and forces them back into the shadows.

Now, in a race against the clock, they must come together to save those they love back home and find their place in a new world. Will they be able to save their homes, their freedom, and their lives?

Suspenseful, romantic, and awash in the spirit of social justice, the conclusion to the Children of the Uprising series has arrived.

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Accounting QuickStart Guide by Josh Bauerle (ClydeBank Media)

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Description: THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO ACCOUNTING FOR STUDENTS, BUSINESS OWNERS & FINANCE PROFESSIONALS!

| UPDATED AND EXPANDED 3RD EDITION FOR 2019 |

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The ONLY accounting book written by a CPA for both a small business owners and accounting students!

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Meet Josh Bauerle, reluctant accounting student turned super CPA and author of the Accounting QuickStart Guide, 3rd Edition. This revolutionary book expertly simplifies accounting fundamentals and is an invaluable resource for accounting students, business owners, bookkeepers, and other finance and record keeping professionals everywhere! Whether you are a business owner looking to boost your bottom line or an accounting student looking to boost your grade, this book will prove indispensable on your journey.

Why do accounting students, business owners, and finance professionals love this book so much? The Accounting QuickStart Guide smashes the myth that says accounting must be dry, dense, and difficult to learn. Josh Bauerle simplifies the core principles of accounting with entertaining stories and examples as well as clarifying illustrations and practice problems—all of which combine to provide learners a path to fast and effective mastery of the material.

FOR BUSINESS OWNERS:

Learn how to control your cash flow, audit-proof your business, and increase your profits. The Accounting QuickStart Guide will teach you the key insights to boost your bottom line in an easy-to-read, informative format.

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Learn the fundamental principles of both financial and managerial accounting in an engaging and educating format that you simply will not find in any textbook. Understand core accounting concepts such as the fundamental accounting equation, financial statements, managerial accounting and more through practical, real-world examples. Utilize the Accounting QuickStart Guide to supplement existing material for high school, undergraduate, or graduate courses.

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The Logic and Methods of Classic Double-Entry Accounting!
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Business Divas That Care: Journeys of Discovery by Candace Gish (BHC Press)

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Description: Become inspired to reach your dreams!

BUSINESS DIVAS THAT CARE: JOURNEYS OF DISCOVERY is a compilation of short stories from women entrepreneurs, who have overcome obstacles to achieve their dreams. Read and be inspired by these amazing Divas as they share their personal stories with a little helpful advice on the side.

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Investing QuickStart Guide by Ted Snow (ClydeBank Media)

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Description: THE ULTIMATE BEGINNER'S GUIDE TO INVESTING!

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The ONLY investing book that is written by a CFP® practitioner with 30+ years of investment experience helping others to invest wisely to achieve all of their financial goals in life.

Best-selling author Ted D. Snow, CFP®, MBA has a knack for making complex ideas clear while endowing his readers with a wealth of powerful new knowledge. Whether you are a newcomer to investing or a veteran looking for a fresh perspective, you will enjoy the unique and practical vision for investing success offered in theInvesting QuickStart Guide.

Bringing the wisdom of 30+ years in the finance industry to bear—much to the benefit of novice learners and experienced investors alike. Snow’s intrepid but practical asset-allocation investment philosophy is masterfully communicated and highly appropriate for market newcomers.

The key insights of Warren Buffet, Peter Lynch, Burton Malkiel, and James Altucher all play important roles in this seminal investment resource. But unlike most of today’s books on investing, the Investing QuickStart Guide is as simple as it is comprehensive.

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Sacred Hearts Rising: Finding Your Wings by Brenda Hammon (BHC Press)

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Description: SACRED HEARTS RISING: FINDING YOUR WINGS holds the essays of a wide variety of humans—people who have faced and survived profound trauma, loss, and pain. In their own words, each of these people will take you on their journey of discovering great strength, determination and understanding that their lives could be different if they chose to seek out something better than where they were. Through their eyes, you will witness both the ease and the challenge involved in finding the wings a person needs to take flight, out of suffering and into a bigger and brighter future.

The twenty-seven stories contained in the book serve not only as a testament to the strength and resilience of the writers who tell them, but also as a reminder that you the reader are not alone in your struggles, that there is hope for you, too, to find your wings and to rise.

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The Remarkable Housewives of the Bible by Erin Brown Hollis (Vinspire Publishing, LLC)

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Description: Welcome to Girls' Night!

Grab your favorite snacks, your besties, and some open nights on the calendar to take a deep dive into the noteworthy drama sprinkled throughout The Bible. These days, our television entertainment also consists of some pretty outrageous drama, but what if I told you that the women of the Bible have riveting tales filled with much more exciting story lines than anything you'll find on a soap opera or reality TV...

The Remarkable Housewives of the Bible invites you to:

- take a little breather from today's "reality" entertainment;

- delve off into the alluring, scintillating, water-cooler-gossip-worthy tales of the biblical housewives; and

- discover the incredible promises of fortitude, survival, empowerment and love found through their stories in God's Word.

So, with that said, right now, I would like to invite you to join me for a good old-fashioned Girls' Night. Actually, several of them. Whatever time of the day works best for you, curl up on the couch with me and let's chat it up. Over the next few weeks, we will have some fun getting to know each other and learning about Eve, Delilah, Hannah, Martha, and Ruth. You know, the ladies God would love for us to chat about since He divinely plopped them right there in His Word for us. Grab your popcorn, friend. It's about to get real...

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I Escaped North Korea! by Scott Peters and Ellie Crowe (Best Day Books For Young Readers)

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Description: From multi-award-winning Ellie Crowe and Scott Peters comes the first in a new series about incredible kids who use their bravery and smarts to survive!
14-year-old Dae never dreamed that ruthless North Korean border guards would be yelling at him to halt. At school, his teachers call North Korea the best country on earth. But all Dae's family has to eat is watery porridge made from grass. Still, he loves to huddle with his parents around their cozy fire while winter winds shake their tiny house. Little does Dae know that he's about to be thrown out into the cold—literally—for when the military police decide to flex their muscle and place Dae's family in their crosshairs, everything changes.

With his family scattered, Dae is on the run, alone. Unless he flees North Korea and gets help, he'll never see his parents again. He makes a break for it across the frozen river, running as the ice cracks and armed men close in. But with the world's deadliest border standing between him and his family's safety, does he have what it takes to escape?

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Metl: The Angel Weapon by Scott Wilson (Month9Books)

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Description: Thirteen-year-old Caden Aire spends his days working in the fields and his nights sleeping in a horse stable, all under the watch of Metl—Earth's mysterious and artificial second moon, a looming relic of humanity's lost era.

But Caden's simple life changes when one night, a fiery red X suddenly appears on Metl's surface, and the same red Xs start glowing on his palms.

Now Caden must find the only person who knows what's happening to him, but he doesn't have much time. Metl has started on an impact course with Earth, and to stop it, Caden will have to face both the unsettling truth about his world … and about himself.

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Tudor Rose by W.H. Doyle (Month9Books)

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Description: In 16th-century England, two teenage best friends find themselves on an exciting journey from the country to the Queen’s court in the hope of being named ladies-in-waiting. But Sybille and Rose soon discover they aren’t the only girls who have their sights set on attending Her Majesty. The girls must compete against worldly and cunning opponents, among them mean-girl Avis and her entourage of back-stabbing co-horts, tipping the balance in their already-tenuous friendship.

Soon, the grand hall is more like the hallway of a prestigious finishing school, with girls fighting for the attention of a dashing, young earl, amid parties fueled by drinking and indiscriminate dalliances. As the tension between Sybille and Avis heats up, the focus on Rose wanes, allowing her to turn her attention to more important matters – like getting close enough to the Queen to learn her secrets.

But being close to the Queen is not without its challenges. And when rumors of Rose’s influence make their way around the castle, no one, not even the Queen, will be safe.

Author is NYT-bestselling Bill Doyle, writing as W.H. Doyle to debut into YA books.

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Cahena: Warrior Queen by Dov Silverman (The Writers of the Apocalypse)

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Description: Her land had been claimed by the Romans, and now it faced invasion by a more dangerous force to the east. But the beautiful Cahena was gifted with second sight, and she would use it to protect her people from the enemy... even if it meant turning from God.

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The historical novel by the award-winning Dov Silverman traces the life of The Cahena, who reigned as Berber Queen in 7th century Northern Africa. Her resistance to Rome and, later, the Muslim conquest of Maghreb in the region known as Numidia has become the stuff of legends.

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Pretense: Imbroglio Trilogy 1 by John Di Frances (RELIANCE BOOKS)

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Description: PRETENSE, the first book of the IMBROGLIO TRILOGY, captures the rising wave of sentiment currently surging across Europe against increasing EU dominance and control.

Europe is plunged into a spiral of events threatening the future of the free world. A political thriller, PRETENSE weaves a compelling tale of conspiracy and suspense, personality and wit, which will keep you coming back for the Imbroglio Trilogy books THE BAIT! and REVELATIONS.

A dark cloud hangs over Europe after the brutal murders of two heads of state, just days apart. Growing civil unrest erupts across Europe threatening the stability of national governments.

Tasked with finding the criminals, Interpol’s Marek Frakas, also known as “The Wolf,” joins forces with top police investigators of several nations. This cadre includes the lovely Adrianna Bartoszek, a young forensic weapons expert who has no problem holding her own on the male-dominated team.

A tense game of ‘cat and mouse’ is soon underway as authorities move quickly to apprehend the three suspects. They track them from the Slovak Republic to Poland and on to Germany where another tragic event leads to more deaths. From there the story moves to the beautiful Greek island, Mykonos. Meanwhile, pressure mounts for the investigative team.

When dubious information repeatedly thwarts their efforts, one fact becomes obvious. Behind these assassinations lies a sinister plot which appears to stretch westward to the United States, implicating the CIA. But do the facts reflect reality or is there an unseen mastermind working behind the scenes to destabilize Europe and NATO?

As time begins to run out, Marek decides to trust his instincts and contact an old friend. As a result, help is offered from a most unlikely source. But frustration caused by past mistakes has planted seeds of distrust within the investigative team. They are at an impasse and differences must be resolved before moving forward.

More action follows and as though lost in a maze of mirrors, the investigative team is blindsided once again. Can they uncover the truth before it’s too late? There are still more twists to come and an explosive cliffhanger ending.

Reviewers praise for PRETENSE:

“Exotic locales, posh accommodations, handsome men and gorgeous women engaged in dangerous, often lethal behavior—these are things that often lure readers to international thrillers. Add plots that twist, agendas that may not be what they seem, plus revelations that shock—and voila, the genre’s literary cake is baked! Fortunately, PRETENSE is loaded with all of the above… Authenticity and credibility shine. The author’s technical mastery of weaponry, organizations, and processes has the feel of a Tom Clancy deep dive. His depictions of haute hotels, photogenic scenery, and foreigners and foreign places put one in mind of Robert Ludlum’s world.”

Joe Kilgore, The US Review of Books

“PRETENSE is a riveting … finely written political thriller … crafted with red herrings that enhance the suspense and make for a delightful reading experience. The plot is cunningly done, with twists that no one will see coming and suspense permeating every moment of the story. The crispiness and clarity in prose combine with natural-sounding dialogues to create the drama that makes for a cinematic experience. I felt as though I was riding alongside the characters because they are just so real.”

Christian Sia, Readers' Favorite Book Review

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The Lonely Warthog by Artigua Kilpatrick (BHC Press)

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Description: A lonely warthog discovers the secret of belonging in this charming and captivating rhyme for children (ages 5-7)

​When a lonely warthog can’t find anyone to play with, he soon discovers that the real meaning of friendship was under his nose all along. Beautifully illustrated with bold and bright characters, these fun animals will captivate your child again and again.

Illustrated by Alli Kappen.

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Thomas Wildus and The Book of Sorrows by J.M. Bergen (Elandrian Press)

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Description: "...will instantly draw in any reader who has secretly (or not so secretly) wished for a little more wonder in their world. Parallels will of course be drawn to the Harry Potter series—and rightfully so—but this book also shares much in common with Madeleine L’Engle’s A Wrinkle in Time." - 5 Stars, Red City Review

With his 13th birthday rapidly approaching, Thomas's search for magic is about to take a radical and unexpected turn. At an out-of-the-way shop filled with dusty leather books, a strange little man with gold-flecked eyes offers him an ancient text called The Book of Sorrows. The price is high and the rules are strict, but there's no way Thomas can resist the chance to look inside.

With the mysterious book guiding the way, a strange new world is revealed – a world in which Thomas has a name and destiny far more extraordinary than he ever imagined. But time is short. Even as Thomas uncovers his secret family legacy, a terrifying new enemy emerges, threatening to end his rise to power and destroy everything he holds dear.

"A lively adventure." Kirkus Reviews

"The next Harry Potter." Alex (age 11), Goodreads Review

"A stunning fantasy novel." - 5 Stars, Readers' Favorite

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The Mask of Midnight by Laurie Stevens (FYD Media, LLC)

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Description: The book is in English. The ebook format is both in epub and mobi (kindle). Winners should let me know which format they wish.
Troubled Los Angeles Sheriff's homicide detective Gabriel McRay confronts his nemesis Victor Archwood at the killer's trial. A surprise twist in the proceedings sets the stage for Archwood to claim his ultimate revenge against the detective, for whom he blames ruined his life. In a trap that combines Archwood's theatrical skills and criminal genius, Gabriel is forced to face his psychological demons once again and play a deadly cat and mouse game with a murderous opponent who will stop at nothing to achieve the detective's total destruction. The Gabriel McRay psychological suspense series has won over 12 awards.

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A Seer's Daughter by B. C. Marine (Authors 4 Authors Publishing Cooperative)

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Description: Two forbidden lovers share the rare gift to heal others with a kiss—but at a cost.



Enchanted healer Odelia’s life has been a lie. Her father hid his visions of her future as the leader of a bloody civil war. When she uncovers the truth, she must decide whether to forsake her people or embrace a destiny that would pit her against the current heir to the throne...the man she loves.



Prince Kennard doesn’t want to take after his father, as a king or a man; whereas, the shape-shifting tyrant sees his son as weak. With every choice they make, the spirited prince and the inflexible king pull further apart. Kennard takes an active role at court, enlisting his friend Odelia’s aid—unaware of her destined betrayal. Helping him build his royal retinue and find a bride will force her to bury her feelings and will bring his to the surface.



Amid culture clashes and threats of war, Odelia and Kennard navigate a world where power always has a price. If they choose the wrong paths, they could destroy not only their hearts but lives and nations.



And a kiss might not be strong enough to save them…



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The First Story by C. Bradley Owens (Authors 4 Authors Publishing Cooperative)

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Description: Matt lives to write stories. And those stories might be the only thing keeping his best friend alive after school bullies brutally attack him for being gay. At the side of John’s hospital bed, Matt weaves together tales in the hopes of waking him from his coma before it’s too late...



Storytelling itself comes to life in the world of Creativity. When unexpected changes cause chaos there, personified character archetypes known as Aspects must find the source before everything they know is lost. They suspect that someone has stolen the most powerful thing in all of Creativity: the First Story. But who is powerful enough to wield it?



Follow the Aspects as they journey through an ever-changing series of folktales, ghost-stories, tragedies, comedies, classic fantasy, and modern science fiction to piece the clues together. If the Aspects cannot trust in reality—or even their own memories—can they work together to find the thief and restore their world?



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The Rare by Diane Anthony (Authors 4 Authors Publishing Cooperative)

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Description: Olivia Sloane doesn’t want to live anymore. Her whole life is a struggle. Her health, her school, her social life, and even her relationship with her mother are all a mess. The world itself is a mess. With lethal acid rain and stifling, ever-present fog, nothing thrives in her home city, and it’s even worse outside—or so she’s been taught.



Her best friend, David, also has a hard life, but he has hope. He’s convinced that there’s something better hidden beyond the fence surrounding their city and has always suggested escaping together. Olivia has never taken it seriously. But after a failed suicide attempt, her stay in the mental ward leads to a series of suspicious encounters with her mother and a fight at school. Feeling like there is nothing left to lose, she decides to give David’s idea a shot.



Despite their poor health and reports of killer beasts, Olivia and David brave the wilderness. The truth they discover there—not just about their society but about themselves—is more astonishing than anything they ever imagined.



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The War in Our Hearts by Eva Seyler (Authors 4 Authors Publishing Cooperative)

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Description: France, 1916: Estelle Graham faces a nightmare. Expecting to meet her beloved husband and bring their newly adopted daughter home to Scotland, she instead finds him gravely injured and unconscious in a casualty station. As she fights for his care, she takes solace in his journals and letters.



In a farmhouse in Somme, Captain Jamie Graham is forever changed when he meets young Aveline Perrault. Both of them broken and walled off from the cruel and cold world around them—made even crueler and colder by the Great War—the pair form an unlikely bond. She finds in him the father she never had, and with her love, he faces the pain from his own childhood.



Discover the depth of love and faith in the face of brutality and neglect as they learn to live while surviving World War I.



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Pretense: Imbroglio Trilogy 1 by John Di Frances (RELIANCE BOOKS)

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Description: PRETENSE, the first book of the IMBROGLIO TRILOGY, captures the rising wave of sentiment currently surging across Europe against increasing EU dominance and control.

Europe is plunged into a spiral of events threatening the future of the free world. A political thriller, PRETENSE weaves a compelling tale of conspiracy and suspense, personality and wit, which will keep you coming back for the Imbroglio Trilogy books THE BAIT! and REVELATIONS.

A dark cloud hangs over Europe after the brutal murders of two heads of state, just days apart. Growing civil unrest erupts across Europe threatening the stability of national governments.

Tasked with finding the criminals, Interpol’s Marek Frakas, also known as “The Wolf,” joins forces with top police investigators of several nations. This cadre includes the lovely Adrianna Bartoszek, a young forensic weapons expert who has no problem holding her own on the male-dominated team.

A tense game of ‘cat and mouse’ is soon underway as authorities move quickly to apprehend the three suspects. They track them from the Slovak Republic to Poland and on to Germany where another tragic event leads to more deaths. From there the story moves to the beautiful Greek island, Mykonos. Meanwhile, pressure mounts for the investigative team.

When dubious information repeatedly thwarts their efforts, one fact becomes obvious. Behind these assassinations lies a sinister plot which appears to stretch westward to the United States, implicating the CIA. But do the facts reflect reality or is there an unseen mastermind working behind the scenes to destabilize Europe and NATO?

As time begins to run out, Marek decides to trust his instincts and contact an old friend. As a result, help is offered from a most unlikely source. But frustration caused by past mistakes has planted seeds of distrust within the investigative team. They are at an impasse and differences must be resolved before moving forward.

More action follows and as though lost in a maze of mirrors, the investigative team is blindsided once again. Can they uncover the truth before it’s too late? There are still more twists to come and an explosive cliffhanger ending.

Reviewers praise for PRETENSE:

“Exotic locales, posh accommodations, handsome men and gorgeous women engaged in dangerous, often lethal behavior—these are things that often lure readers to international thrillers. Add plots that twist, agendas that may not be what they seem, plus revelations that shock—and voila, the genre’s literary cake is baked! Fortunately, PRETENSE is loaded with all of the above… Authenticity and credibility shine. The author’s technical mastery of weaponry, organizations, and processes has the feel of a Tom Clancy deep dive. His depictions of haute hotels, photogenic scenery, and foreigners and foreign places put one in mind of Robert Ludlum’s world.”

Joe Kilgore, The US Review of Books

“PRETENSE is a riveting … finely written political thriller … crafted with red herrings that enhance the suspense and make for a delightful reading experience. The plot is cunningly done, with twists that no one will see coming and suspense permeating every moment of the story. The crispiness and clarity in prose combine with natural-sounding dialogues to create the drama that makes for a cinematic experience. I felt as though I was riding alongside the characters because they are just so real.”

Christian Sia, Readers' Favorite Book Review

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Sunsborne by Robin Wyatt Dunn (John Ott)

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Description: Sunsborne pitches darkly into another world. Often the world and characters is hazy, but "Sunsborne" is a true picture of the reality, conflict, and tensions. In the midst of a conflict torn situation there is love. Robin Wyatt Dunn presents an uncanny story of past and present, darkness and light. His way with language and its thick opacity create a stunning impact on the mind.

If you are looking for "meanings," leave it. If you are looking for legerdemain stunts, leave it. But if you are looking for a fabulous world, in mythic settings, here it is, in the manner that only Dunn can achieve - credulity climaxing into incredible and fascinating story.
— Ananya S. Guha

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