Monthly Archives: April 2016

The Beast – J.R. Ward

Rhage and Mary return in a new novel of the Black Dagger Brotherhood, a series “so popular, I don’t think there’s a reader today who hasn’t at least heard of [it]” (USA Today). Nothing is as it used to be for the Black Dagger Brotherhood. After avoiding war with the Shadows, alliances have shifted and lines have been drawn. The slayers of the Lessening Society are stronger than ever, preying on human weakness to acquire more money, more weapons, more power. But as the Brotherhood ...

The Legacy – Luke Romyn

Haunted by the toxic memories of a torturous foster-father, Jacob Hope yearns to make a difference in a world gone awry, trying to accomplish some small scrap of good in an ocean of wrong. Tumbling through life with no true direction, Jake unwittingly reveals a nightmare. The gates of Hell have been unlocked, and something long imprisoned has broken loose from its shackles to roam free upon the Earth. It cannot be bargained with, it cannot be defeated, and it exists with only desolation in ...

Thievery – School of the Seven Bells – Devyn Dawson

In five minutes, a hood will be placed on my head, then a noose draped around my neck, and the trapdoor will drop me to my death. Yes, I stole a scarf, now I die. I’m Rumor, and I’m a thief. This YA Dystopian tale isn’t as it seems. The school is filled with students taken from the orphanage in middle of the night. They’re taught the art of becoming a pickpocket. It is the only way to earn their admission to a real life ...

Outspoken – Lora Richardson

Penny Beck is a girl who says yes when she means no. She keeps to herself, follows the rules, and does what she’s told. After a disastrous experience with her boyfriend, she’s determined to change from the spineless person she’s always been into the strong woman she wants to become. All she needs is a little practice. On a cross-country trip to check on her grandpa, she strives to become bolder and more outspoken with the strangers she meets. Penny’s plan is to practice saying ...

Healing – Belinda Kennington

Widowed mother of two teenagers, Allison Behr, cannot let go of her dead husband’s memory. Life is flat. Work isn’t stimulating. The only reason she tries is for her children. She is resolved to be alone for the rest of her life dreaming of the day she can hold her love in her arms again. To her frustration, even her dreams are telling her to move on. Divorcee Trent Urbane, has supported his high school crush through her mourning from a distance. After a vivid ...

The Last Painting of Sara de Vos – Dominic Smith

“Written in prose so clear that we absorb its images as if by mind meld, “The Last Painting” is gorgeous storytelling: wry, playful, and utterly alive, with an almost tactile awareness of the emotional contours of the human heart. Vividly detailed, acutely sensitive to stratifications of gender and class, it’s fiction that keeps you up at night ― first because you’re barreling through the book, then because you’ve slowed your pace to a crawl, savoring the suspense.” ―Boston Globe A New York Times Book Review ...

Long Road to Survival: The Prepper Series – William H. Weber

After container ships carrying black-market nuclear bombs are detonated in American port cities, millions are killed and the country is thrown into panic. In Greenwood, Nebraska, Paul Edwards learns about the devastating terrorist attacks on the news. As the power grid goes down, his fear is magnified by the knowledge that his wife and daughter are a thousand miles away in Atlanta. When his prepper father-in-law, Buck, insists on being part of the rescue, things go from bad to worse. Paul and Buck have hated ...

Letting Go Of Friends: How To Recognize & Deal With Toxic Female Relationships – Debra Barton

ARE YOUR GIRLFRIENDS MAKING YOU SICK? Too many unhealthy female friendships wreak havoc in the lives of women. Too many women have stolen, slept with, or had an ongoing affair with their “best” friend’s significant other. Too many women are bad-mouthing their friends in anger, or in an effort to gain favor of other friends. They may deliberately sabotage our success from nothing more than jealousy. This book will help you learn: • Recognize the difference between a healthy and unhealthy friendship • What kind ...