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  • Alexandria Rising – Mark Wallace Maguire

    His grandfather left him with one task. Destroy a map that had been kept hidden for centuries. He could never imagine the journey it would lead him on and the secrets he would discover. This action adventure novel has a perfect balance of serious suspense and wry humor, that ties in themes of history and culture, balanced with mystery and romantic tension. While its content is unique, author Mark Wallace Maguire’s style and storytelling has been compared to Robert Ludlum, Tom Clancy and Dan Brown    Read More >
     
  • Behind Her Eyes – Sarah Pinborough

    “You should read Behind Her Eyes…It’s bloody brilliant.” —Stephen King “An eerie thriller…Pinborough keeps us guessing about just who’s manipulating whom – until the ending reveals that we’ve been wholly complicit in this terrifying mind game.” —The New York Times Book Review Why is everyone talking about the ending of Sarah Pinborough’s Behind Her Eyes? Louise is a single mom, a secretary, stuck in a modern-day rut. On a rare night out, she meets a man in a bar and sparks fly. Though he leaves ...    Read More >
     
  • Small Admissions – Amy Poeppel

    One admission can change your life…forever. When ambitious grad student Kate Pearson’s handsome French “almost fiancé” ditches her, she definitely does not roll with the punches, despite the best efforts of family and friends. It seems that nothing will get Kate out of pajamas and back into the world. Miraculously, one cringe-worthy job interview leads to a position in the admissions department at the revered Hudson Day School. Kate’s instantly thrown into a highly competitive and occasionally absurd culture, where she interviews all types of ...    Read More >
     
  • Sleeping with the Blackbirds – Alex Pearl

    Eleven-year-old schoolboy, Roy Nuttersley has been dealt a pretty raw deal. While hideous parents show him precious little in the way of love and affection, school bullies make his life a misery. So Roy takes comfort in looking after the birds in his garden, and in return the birds hatch a series of ambitious schemes to protect their new friend. As with the best-laid plans, however, these get blown completely off course – and as a result the lives of both Roy and his arch ...    Read More >
     
  • Captains Courageous – Rudyard Kipling

    Captains Courageous is an 1897 novel, by Rudyard Kipling, that follows the adventures of fifteen-year-old Harvey Cheyne Jr., the spoiled son of a railroad tycoon, after he is saved from drowning by a Portuguese fisherman in the north Atlantic. The novel originally appeared as a serialisation in McClure’s, beginning with the November 1896 edition. The book’s title comes from the ballad “Mary Ambree”, which starts, “When captains courageous, whom death could not daunt”. Kipling had previously used the same title for an article on businessmen ...    Read More >
     
  • With Eyes Turned Skyward – Gregory Stravinski

    Sage Basmon and the other rookie crew members of the airship Artemis know the risks of their occupation all too well. But long after a global catastrophe floods most of the Earth’s surface, the job of running munitions and supplies between surviving settlements is too lucrative to pass up. Though larger merchant zeppelins often garrison their own aerial fleets, their full cargo holds make them tempting targets for fringe factions along the Appalachian Spine. While engaged in a deadly game of cat and mouse with ...    Read More >
     
  • The Hypnotist’s Love Story – Liane Moriarty

    A “sharp and funny romantic tale”(O, the Oprah Magazine) from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Husband’s Secret and Big Little Lies. Ellen O’Farrell is a professional hypnotherapist who works out of the eccentric beachfront home she inherited from her grandparents. It’s a nice life, except for her tumultuous relationship history. She’s stoic about it, but at this point, Ellen wouldn’t mind a lasting one. When she meets Patrick, she’s optimistic. He’s attractive, single, employed, and best of all, he seems to like her back. ...    Read More >
     
  • Football Baby: A Secret Baby Romance – Roxeanne Rolling

    Dylan  Starting quarterback isn’t a bad gig, and I’ve always felt freest on the field, with the exception of being with Lauren. It’s not hard for me to pick up women. I have needs after all, but none of them ever compared to her. I still think about that first day I met her, when she was my massage therapist back in college. She meant so much to me, and I lost her. This time, I’m not going to lose her again, no matter what. ...    Read More >
     
  • The Girl with a Clock for a Heart – Peter Swanson

    The Girl with a Clock for a Heart is Peter Swanson’s electrifying tale of romantic noir, with shades of Hitchcock and reminiscent of the classic movie Body Heat. It is the story of a man swept into a vortex of irresistible passion and murder when an old love mysteriously reappears. On an ordinary Friday evening at his favorite Boston tavern, George Foss’s comfortable, predictable life is shattered when a beautiful woman sits down at the bar, a woman who vanished without a trace twenty years ...    Read More >
     
  • Monoland: Into the Gray Horizon – E.A. Minin

    Monoland is not heaven or hell. It’s a place somewhere in between. The World with no colors, but full of possibilities. Events that are changing the perception and paradigm of existence for ones who step into this plane. The monochrome world where newcomers break bonds with past life, apprentices study the crafts of three factions working for the good of Grey and Colored worlds. We step in at the last minutes of man’s life, but that is where his journey begins. Journey where thoughts are ...    Read More >
     
  • Where Wolves Talk: A Fantasy for Animal Lovers – D. L. Lewis

    Kitten, an American tabby residing in England, is a frustrated cat. He knows his place in the world: he was born to kill. Killing, after all, is what felines are supposed to do. Confined within his Lady’s house, however, the young fellow is deprived of the opportunity to hunt live prey. The mansion is a sterile playground for a predator; offering nothing more than furniture which allows itself to be brutalized far too easily. The ambitious cat is bored and hungry for a challenge. Kitten ...    Read More >
     
  • Drifting in the Push – Daniel Garrison

    A fast-paced, comical romp that takes the reader on a journey through the unintentional adventures of one man’s reality. From the Rocky Mountains to the Pacific Ocean, from Mexico to Alaska, missteps, stubborn obstacles, and fate are his constant companions, along with an offbeat assortment of entertaining characters. From time to time, his escapades include his two childhood friends—Bryan, who follows him to the unforgiving Arctic, and Shane, who steers him down an unpleasant alley or two. Amid this craziness, he picks up another friend—Hank, his ...    Read More >
     
  • Configured – Jenetta Penner

    Born with an advanced intelligence, Avlyn Lark gains privilege. Even at seventeen years of age, her skill with computers has shown exceptional promise. But when a cryptic message arrives after rebel intrusions on the city, Avlyn discovers that her intellectual potential allows for so much more than she first imagined.    Read More >
     
  • How Everything Became War and the Military Became Everything – Rosa Brooks

    The first serious book to examine what happens when the ancient boundary between war and peace is erased. Once, war was a temporary state of affairs—a violent but brief interlude between times of peace. Today, America’s wars are everywhere and forever: our enemies change constantly and rarely wear uniforms, and virtually anything can become a weapon. As war expands, so does the role of the US military. Today, military personnel don’t just “kill people and break stuff.” Instead, they analyze computer code, train Afghan judges, ...    Read More >
     
  • Get Your House Clean Now – Beth McGee

    A clean home is within your reach… You can become an expert at cleaning your home. All you need are the right tools and supplies, a little motivation, and the method that Beth McGee has perfected over 20 years as the owner of a professional residential cleaning business. In this humorous and motivational guide, Beth shares the products, process, and encouragement you need to make this seemingly daunting task manageable.    Read More >
     
  • The Ritual of the Four – Carla Trueheart

    2016 International Book Awards Finalist Silver Seal Winner For sixteen-year-old Shaw Huntley, a normal day includes running from two men who want to kill him. Shaw has a dark ability: using only the power of his mind, and visualizing a specific gold and jeweled dagger, he can telekinetically cut or slice objects. If he gets angry enough, he can even cut people. Unfortunately, the two men chasing him murdered his father in search of the physical gold dagger currently in Shaw’s possession—and they will stop ...    Read More >
     
  • Chess Mastery: How To Become a Great Chess Player in 7 Steps – Luke Black

    How would you like to master chess in just 7 steps? This book will explain to you everything you need to know about the game, and will help you improve whether you are a beginner or a pro. Chess is game that can be won or lost in a single move, but I’ll teach you how to always make sure that this decisive move is in your favor. This book is your secret weapon in the game of chess and by the time your done ...    Read More >
     
  • Portraits of Courage – George W. Bush

    A vibrant collection of oil paintings and stories by President George W. Bush honoring the sacrifice and courage of America’s military veterans.  With Forewords by former First Lady Laura Bush and General Peter Pace, 16th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.  Growing out of President Bush’s own outreach and the ongoing work of the George W. Bush Institute’s Military Service Initiative, Portraits of Courage brings together sixty-six full-color portraits and a four-panel mural painted by President Bush of members of the United States military ...    Read More >
     
  • The Great Diet Deception – Zak Roedde

    "Restrict 'evil' foods such as sugar, salt, saturated fat, grains, meat, and dairy." "Drink fluids beyond thirst, restrict calories below hunger levels, and exercise daily" "Eat unpalatable health foods like raw vegetables, chia seeds, and kale smoothies." Most of us have heard and used at least some of this advice from health and diet 'experts' to achieve our health, energy, and weight loss goals. But would you...    Read More >
     
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  • Finding Ford – Kristin Coley

    Hannah’s dated Colt all the way through high school. Colt’s graduating with a football scholarship and a dream to play pro. Ford, Colt’s older brother, is headed to law school to fulfill the family dream. Their lives are on track. Until Hannah realizes something that could destroy Colt’s dream. That’s when she makes a choice that alters all their lives.    Read More >
     
  • Everything You Want Me to Be – Mindy Mejia

    People’s Best New Books Pick.  “Readers drawn to this compelling psychological thriller because of its shared elements with Gillian Flynn’s Gone Girl (2012) will be pleasantly surprised to discover that Mejia’s confident storytelling pulls those themes into an altogether different exploration of manipulation and identity.” —Booklist (starred review) Full of twists and turns, Everything You Want Me to Be reconstructs a year in the life of a dangerously mesmerizing young woman, during which a small town’s darkest secrets come to the forefront…and she inches closer ...    Read More >