Monthly Archives: November 2017

Artemis – Andy Weir

The bestselling author of The Martian returns with an irresistible new near-future thriller—a heist story set on the moon. Jasmine Bashara never signed up to be a hero. She just wanted to get rich. Not crazy, eccentric-billionaire rich, like many of the visitors to her hometown of Artemis, humanity’s first and only lunar colony. Just rich enough to move out of her coffin-sized apartment and eat something better than flavored algae. Rich enough to pay off a debt she’s owed for a long time. So when a ...

Once Upon A Broken Dream – Natalie J. Case

Dragons, magic, fairies, angels, vampires, knights, a gollum, a vengeful child’s toy, a depressed cashier, a bridge made of stars, and a donkey… What do they all have in common? An appearance in this anthology. This collection of short stories is as diverse as the Creativia authors who wrote them. Travel to Victorian London, an otherworldly slave market, a faraway planet, a quaint English town and other wondrous places in the pages of Once Upon a Broken Dream.

End Game – David Baldacci

Will Robie and Jessica Reel are two of the most lethal people alive. They’re the ones the government calls in when the utmost secrecy is required to take out those who plot violence and mass destruction against the United States. And through every mission, one man has always had their backs: their handler, code-named Blue Man. But now, Blue Man is missing. Last seen in rural Colorado, Blue Man had taken a rare vacation to go fly fishing in his hometown when he disappeared off ...

The Shoeman Curse – Chris A. MacKinnon

Can fathers and husbands get out of their own way? Is it possible to survive the curse of infants, teenagers and relationship-stupidity? To get around the “Shoeman Curse”, Dusty Shoeman, a quiet, hardworking man, closet-writes his way to sanity—until he is discovered. But what happens when your dramatic book about a grieving, single mother gains serious attention? Will your kids think you’re an idiot? What will your relentlessly-teasing coworkers say when they find out you’ve written a sappy, for-women, page-turner? Will your wife support you, ...

It’s All Relative – A. J. Jacobs

New York Times bestselling author of The Know-It-All and The Year of Living Biblically, A.J. Jacobs undergoes a hilarious, heartfelt quest to understand what constitutes family—where it begins and how far it goes—and attempts to untangle the true meaning of the “Family of Humankind.” A.J. Jacobs has received some strange emails over the years, but this note was perhaps the strangest: “You don’t know me, but I’m your eighth cousin. And we have over 80,000 relatives of yours in our database.” That’s enough family members to fill Madison Square ...

Forbidden City – A.J. Gallant

A magnificent, muscled specimen weaned on swords and sorcery is making his way through the desert. But this is no ordinary wasteland: scorpions the size of horses and giant 36-foot snakes are ready to strike from the sands at any time. This place shows an unwary traveler no mercy… and Braeden is ready for it. Meanwhile Azalea, a warrior as beautiful as Braeden is handsome, makes her way across the desert and comes across a small village. The Red Dragon tattooed on her signifies that ...

The Spirit of the Age – David Melville Edwards

Town meets Country. Are they ready for each other? Married off and exiled in disgrace, young Muslim towny Skandi Khan starts a new life in rural Dorset. Her neighbours (hapless James, thrusting and charmless Roger, prickly Stephanie, and soul-eating sea-demon Sireen) are friendly, and Skandi takes to the police force as if born to it; if she can just sort out her marriage! But after a local gangmaster turns up dead events take increasingly shocking turns. Amongst the cast of thousands there are posh people. ...

Every Breath You Take – Mary Higgins Clark & Alafair Burke

“Queen of Suspense” Mary Higgins Clark and Alafair Burke are back with their fourth book in the New York Times bestselling Under Suspicion series; Every Breath You Take follows television producer’s Laurie Moran investigation of the unsolved Met Gala murder—in which a wealthy widow was pushed to her death from the famous museum’s rooftop. Laurie Moran’s professional life is a success—her television show Under Suspicion is a hit, both in the ratings and its record of solving cold cases. But her romantic break from former host Alex Buckley has left her ...

Simply Does It – Melanie Mole

After Melanie’s life got overwhelmed with being busy, she decided to live a more simple life. During this time, she experienced living with nuns in a convent. She also reflected on what simple lives dogs live, and later spent a year living in a caravan. This book tells you of those lessons in simplicity – and how to live a meaningful life with less. After reading this book, you will be able to do that as well, and live a life full of calm and ...

Vanek (Demons After Dark Book 1) – Laurie Olerich

Thanks to her family’s curse, psychic Dylan McDonagh has been promised to a sadistic soul broker demon and she’s desperate to escape a terrifying future. After an impulsive act leads her to Morningstar Sanitarium, she’s inexplicably drawn to the sad and mysterious Vanek, but their tentative connection is broken when they escape and go their separate ways. Forced into hiding, Dylan turns to Expat Security for protection. Stunned to find the disturbingly sexy Vanek working there, she almost walks away. Another demon is the last ...

The Dragon Behind the Glass – Emily Voigt

“With the taut suspense of a spy novel, Voigt paints a vivid world of murder, black market deals, and habitat destruction surrounding a fish that’s considered, ironically, to be a good-luck charm.”—Discover  “[An] immensely satisfying story, full of surprises and suspense….Things get weird fast.” —The Wall Street Journal An intrepid journalist’s quest to find a wild Asian arowana—the world’s most expensive aquarium fish—takes her on a global tour in this “engaging tale of obsession and perseverance…and an enthralling look at the intersection of science, commercialism, and ...

Acolyte – Chris Tetreault-Blay

They raised him to bring forth a New World. Then he returned to take it away. In 1684, Franklin James’s daughter Evelyn disappears from their home in the dead of night. The search for her takes his rescuers to the darkest reaches of Wildermoor, and into the clutches of The Council of Eternal Light. Hundreds of years later, D.I. Truman Darke fails to convict Colin Dexler, a man accused of a most brutal and motiveless murder. After Dexler kills again, both of their lives turn ...

The Wolf Pack – V.M. Sang

All Carthinal wants is admission to the ranks of the mages. Traveling from Bluehaven to Hambara, where his rite of passage is to take place, he doesn’t expect to end up on a quest to find the long-lost sword of the legendary King Sauvern. With strangers he meets on his journey, Carthinal sets out on the seemingly impossible quest. Followed by Randa, the snooty aristocratic daughter of the Duke of Hambara, and the young runaway thief Thad, Carthinal and his companions face tragedy and danger. ...

Vacationland – John Hodgman

“I love everything about this hilarious book except the font size.” —Jon Stewart Although his career as a bestselling author and on The Daily Show With Jon Stewart was founded on fake news and invented facts, in 2016 that routine didn’t seem as funny to John Hodgman anymore. Everyone is doing it now. Disarmed of falsehood, he was left only with the awful truth: John Hodgman is an older white male monster with bad facial hair, wandering like a privileged Sasquatch through three wildernesses: the hills of Western ...