Monthly Archives: February 2016

Vinyl Tiger – Dave Di Vito

“They had it wrong all along. It’s not pop that will eat itself. It’s ambition.” A penchant for Bollywood beats and dance music. A flirtatious outsider whose exotic looks make his origins difficult to pinpoint. Kohl. As London is burning and the pop/disco holocaust is playing out, Alekzandr has little else to fall back on other than his charm and wit in his pursuit of an interesting life. Even across the pond, the new generation of club kids seem to love him. But in an ...

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 ...