Monthly Archives: September 2017

My Escort – Kia Carrington-Russell

Clover is personal assistant to Debra Coorman, the merciless boss of Candice fashion magazine. The bright lights of New York are dim for Clover, who is tormented by a work schedule like no other. Debra is relentless in her determination to demean Clover. For once, Clover dares to play Debra’s games, and intends to prove her wrong at the next glittering event. With mixed emotions, Clover contacts a male escort, Damon. If his velvet voice over the phone is anything to go by, Clover knows ...

Deliverance Mary Fields, First African American Woman Star Route Mail Carrier in the United States: A Montana History – Miantae Metcalf McConnell

MONTANA PIONEER FIGHTS FOR HER RIGHTS & WINS A creative nonfiction biography that chronicles the life of Mary Fields, an emancipated slave who in 1885, rushes into the Montana wilderness, saves her friend’s life, and remains in the perilous frontier, single-​handedly transforming pioneer lives for the better—including her own. Mary’s history intertwines with that of Montana as the territory transitions to statehood and wrestles with constitutional issues that include women’s political rights: property ownership, wages, suffrage rights and Montana’s scandalous 1914 election. Accurate accounts of ...

The Worst Man on Mars – Corben Duke

Hero. Legend. Role model. He’s none of those. Flint Dugdale, blunt Yorkshireman and reality TV show winner, has used his large frame and ‘persuasive personality’ to take charge of Britain’s first mission to Mars. Little does he know that the base – built by an advance party of incompetent robots – is not quite ready yet, with no food, no water and no doors. Worse, the ship’s scanners are picking up strange signals from the surface. There is life down there. But will it be ...

Some People Deserve To Die – Colin Knight

On April 20, 2017, Ledell Lee, an African-American man in Arkansas, was executed for the 1993 murder of his neighbor, Debra Reesed despite maintaining his innocence until the last moment. On Tuesday, August 22, 2017, at 6 pm Marcellus Williams should, according to the law, have drawn his last breath as a cocktail of lethal chemicals entered his body and terminated his life. Sentenced to death for the 1988 murder of Ms. Lisha Gayle during a robbery at her home, Missouri State Governor, Eric Geitens, ...

Little Fires Everywhere – Celeste Ng

Entertainment Weekly’s #1 Must-Read Book for Fall Reese Witherspoon’s Book Club’s (@RWBookClub) Selection #1 Library Reads Pick From the bestselling author of Everything I Never Told You, a riveting novel that traces the intertwined fates of the picture-perfect Richardson family and the enigmatic mother and daughter who upend their lives “I read Little Fires Everywhere in a single, breathless sitting.” –Jodi Picoult “Witty, wise, and tender. It’s a marvel.” – Paula Hawkins In Shaker Heights, a placid, progressive suburb of Cleveland, everything is planned – from the layout of the winding roads, ...

Cadari Lover (Tagratis Book 1) – Cara Carnes

One horrendous act meant to destroy her. Only one night to fulfill a lifetime of passion. Could fate be this cruel? Rina Daniels has lusted for her sexy Cadari friend for years but never acted on it. When the opportunity presented itself she ran, only to find herself in the hands of his enemies. Forcefully converted to the sexual being known across the universe as tagratis, she is now doomed to spend an eternity unfulfilled. Kandos Strabuquar hates himself for not protecting Rina. He never ...

Mercy Come Dawn (Temperance Unbound, #1) – Ephraim Gil

“Good people do bad things. Bad people do good things…” Amara Lake can’t tell the difference anymore. The law means nothing to her anymore. But her father is the law. At least, in their small-town of Temperance, Oklahoma. Named after one of the seven virtues, temperance is hardly what you’d find there. Amara, a former soldier and subsequent black market gunrunner, returns in time for crime to thrive in her hometown. With the government crumbling and new laws leaving rural towns without ample protection, no ...

The Golden House – Salman Rushdie

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A modern American epic set against the panorama of contemporary politics and culture—a hurtling, page-turning mystery that is equal parts The Great Gatsby and The Bonfire of the Vanities On the day of Barack Obama’s inauguration, an enigmatic billionaire from foreign shores takes up residence in the architectural jewel of “the Gardens,” a cloistered community in New York’s Greenwich Village. The neighborhood is a bubble within a bubble, and the residents are immediately intrigued by the eccentric newcomer and his family. Along with his ...