Once Lost, Forever Found – Nina Slack

Written in the form of a memoir, Effie tells the story of how she and her brother, Vladimir, had become lost in the world; their wayward teenage years. Her internal struggles and emotions threaten to eat her alive. Memories of her childhood remind her of the innocence she once possessed. She has been hurt so many times in her life…the world can be so cruel. She knows there is more to life than this. She knows true love exists. She looks up to her older ...

Gold – Isaac Asimov

Gold is the final and crowning achievement of the fifty-year career of science fiction’s transcendent genius, the world-famous author who defined the field of science fiction for its practitioners, its millions of readers, and the world at large. The first section contains stories that range from the humorous to the profound, at the heart of which is the title story, “Gold,” a moving and revealing drama about a writer who gambles everything on a chance at immortality: a gamble Asimov himself made — and won. ...

Strange Luck – Amie Irene Winters

Daisy Darling has never believed in the supernatural nor the spooky claims about the items sold in her family’s antique shop. She’s never sprouted wings, shaken hands with a time-traveling wizard, or even had a boyfriend. All she knows is a boring life taking care of her ailing father in her tiny mountain town. That all changes when the seventeen-year-old opens a mysterious letter with a map to an incredible place far from her world. But Daisy finds out that the inhabitants of this world ...

Blood Memory – Perrin Briar

The post-apocalyptic series readers are describing as “The Walking Dead at sea.” Haven’s crew discovers a body floating at sea. With a six-year hole in his memory, Jordan remembers nothing of the Incident or the creatures that have claimed the land as their own. He joins the crew in their daily struggle to survive in a harsh new world where every meal is live or die. But when a shipwreck forces them from the safety of the sea, the crew soon discover zombies aren’t the ...

How to Disappear – Rosanne Dingli

A purple bicycle, a broken statuette, doughnuts, and a spur-of-the-moment drive with a virtual stranger take Selby Green away from her grey existence toward real life. She discovers belonging and warmth through the cruel route of heartbreak; the price of impulsiveness. Bohemian glass, the forests of Moravia, escape from behind the Iron Curtain, and a ten-pound assisted passage to Australia bring Edmund Eben from nowhere to here. He designs vases, sells hats, paints pictures, yearns to belong, learns to love. Edmund and Selby are somehow ...

Fox Tossing – Edward Brooke-Hitching

In the spirit of Schott’s Miscellany and The Dangerous Book for Boys, a quirky collection of history’s most bizarre sports and stories of mankind’s most daring and ridiculous recreational pursuits—from baby boxing, to octopus wrestling, and ice tennis. Have you ever wondered what people did for fun throughout history? Edward Brooke-Hitching began to wonder the same thing while flipping through an eighteenth-century German book on hunting, and found a bygone sport in which German nobles launched foxes into the air. This random discovery of a ...

Saving Angel – J.L. Weil

I wondered what my life would be like if we had never moved to the ho-dunk town of Spring Valley, Illinois. Sure the internet service was splotchy, there was nothing but miles of wheat fields, and I probably wouldn’t be faced with death at every corner. My only neighbor in this god forsaken town was…well there really was only one way to describe him, hot as hell. With his sinful dark looks, unusually silver eyes, and kissable lips, there was something about him that was ...

Stress Hacks: 166 Tips and Tricks – Michelle L. Whitney

When is the last time you saw someone lose their cool in public for no apparent reason? How often does some maniac in a car cut you off during rush hour while simultaneously shouting obscenities at you? How often are YOU that maniac? Modern culture has you wound tighter than a rubber-band ball and bit-by-bit you’re losing your elasticity and breaking. When was the last time you were able to relax? The Stress Hacks book will show you practical ways to manage the never-ending stress ...