Monthly Archives: February 2016

A Tale of Silence and Storm – Tobias A. Weber

The storms are rising. The words of House Elsworth never seemed truer. It has been over sixty years since Magnus the Fool and the last of his white tigers were slain. An oppressive silence has befallen the realm in the course of the last years, despite the growing problems. Northerners are raiding the western shores while King Henrik does nothing but bathe in the glory of his famous ancestor. The guardians are the real rulers of the kingdom, yet the Great Houses keep a jealous ...

Blame it on Texas – Tori Scott

Logan Tanner shook the red dust of West Texas off his boots at the age of eighteen and hasn’t looked back. When his father has a stroke, Logan is forced to return home and take over the family ranch. Now he’s faced with having to protect his twelve year old daughter Katie, his sister Carol, and her friend Megan Flynn. It’s nearly more than one man can handle. Megan Flynn falls in love with Morris Springs, Texas, population 976, when she delivers Logan’s runaway daughter ...

The Three-Year Swim Club – Julie Checkoway

In 1937, a schoolteacher on the island of Maui challenged a group of poverty-stricken sugar plantation kids to swim upstream against the current of their circumstance. The goal? To become Olympians. They faced seemingly insurmountable obstacles. The children were Japanese-American, were malnourished and barefoot and had no pool; they trained in the filthy irrigation ditches that snaked down from the mountains into the sugarcane fields. Their future was in those same fields, working alongside their parents in virtual slavery, known not by their names but ...

A Single Step – Georgia Rose

Meet Emma Grayson in the first part of the Grayson Trilogy, a series of mysterious and romantic adventure stories. ‘The gun continued to be levelled at me. “Answer it…but don’t tell him I’m here or he’ll get to listen to you die.” That concentrated my mind considerably, and as I reached for my phone I came up with a plan…’ Emma Grayson was left devastated when her life was torn apart by tragedy and betrayal. Now someone believes it’s time for her to start again ...

Snapdragon Book I: My Enemy – Brandon Berntson

Seth Auburn is an innocent boy, untouched by the horrors suddenly plaguing his small town. Recurring visions of a beautiful white palace high in the mountains above Ellishome, Colorado, haunt his dreams at night. When Ben, a talking tiger, appears in the meadow behind his backyard, the palace is suddenly all too real, and Ben needs Seth’s help. For a shadow has arisen in Ellishome, an immortal evil in the guise of a stranger astride a black steed, twisting the hearts of the townsfolk in ...

Mutant Mutts – Adam Vogel

A large ship, which looks like a big black sausage, plunges into the sea between England and The Netherlands. Less than two days later, Amsterdam has been invaded. An invisible force field covering the city centre prevents human forces from striking back against their new enemy – an enemy that appears to be – dogs.

Barracks To Boardrooms – Byron Y. Chen

“Not negotiating can be more costly than you think…a 25-year-old who negotiated a starting salary…will earn $634,000 more than a non-negotiator [in their lifetime].” – Who Asks and Who Receives in Salary Negotiation This book teaches the skills, strategies, and scripts to negotiate without fear, prove your value to your employer, and get paid what you’re worth. Companies are more ready than ever to attract and hold on to talent, but only if employees ASK FOR IT. Most people still treat negotiation as some complex ...

Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls – David Sedaris

A guy walks into a bar car and… From here the story could take many turns. When this guy is David Sedaris, the possibilities are endless, but the result is always the same: he will both delight you with twists of humor and intelligence and leave you deeply moved. Sedaris remembers his father’s dinnertime attire (shirtsleeves and underpants), his first colonoscopy (remarkably pleasant), and the time he considered buying the skeleton of a murdered Pygmy. With Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls, David Sedaris shows once ...

The Queen and the Dagger (A Book of Theo novella) – Melanie Ansley

In the land of Mankahar, humans have discovered Pacification: a poison whereby speaking animals are rendered mute and docile. Indigo, a rabbit princess of Alvareth, is on the cusp of inheriting the throne from her aunt, the Regent, who has ruled the northern steppes since Indigo’s mother and sister were killed years ago. When the Order, a society dedicated to fighting Pacification, asks Indigo to join their amassing army, her future seems clear: lead her queendom against the humans, and find the one who killed ...

Tragedy at Silver Creek – Belinda G. Buchanan

Guilt is a powerful thing, and former deputy Jack Collins is mired in it. Unable to forget the events that have taken place in the town he was sworn to protect, he feels as if he is slowly drowning as he tries to cope with the aftermath of a serial killer’s reign of terror, as well as his new–and unwanted–job as chief of police. When the body of a young woman, having the same puncture wounds as the serial killer’s previous victims, is discovered, Jack ...

Zodiac Guide To Successful Relationships & Careers – Y Kwan Loo

This fascinating book is an astrology guide – but it is not about foretelling your future. Much more practically, it is about understanding your own astrological strengths and weaknesses – those your stars have given you – so that you can make wise, long-term decisions about the career, the friends and the partners (both private or business) you were born for. It covers more than 800 professions and gives details of the star signs and matching traits of hundreds of household names, from Mohammed Ali ...

Grace Of The Monarch & Her Miraculous Journey – GH Babagilo

Escape the rat race! Awaken the butterfly within! You are about to embark on a miraculous journey. You need no baggage, no heavy backpack, not even a walking stick. On this journey you will travel light. Like many of us, Grace lives in the midst of a hectic rat race. On the surface, she seems to do well: she lives in a beautiful home, drives a luxurious car, and has a promising career in the most prestigious law firm in Toronto. But inside, Grace is ...

The Dirt Cure – Maya Shetreat-Klein

In the tradition of Michael Pollan, Mark Hyman, and Andrew Weil, pioneering integrative pediatric neurologist Maya Shetreat-Klein, MD, reveals the shocking contents of children’s food, how it’s seriously harming their bodies and brains, and what we can do about it. And she presents the first nutritional plan for getting and keeping children healthy—a plan that any family can follow. New alarming studies show the dramatic rise of chronic disease in children—from allergies and ADHD to mental illnesses and obesity. A traditionally trained pediatric neurologist and ...