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« Reply #350 on: March 13, 2018, 09:47:17 AM »
Blue Bells of Scotland: Book One of the Blue Bells Trilogy, by Laura VosikaShawn Kleiner has it all: money, fame, a skyrocketing career as an international musical phenomenon, his beautiful girlfriend Amy, and all the women he wants-- until the night Amy has enough and leaves him  stranded in a Scottish castle tower.  He wakes up to find himself mistaken for Niall Campbell, medieval Highland warrior.  Soon after, he is sent shimmying down a wind-torn castle wall into a dangerous cross country trek with Niall's tempting, but knife-wielding fiancee.  They are pursued by English soldiers and a Scottish traitor who want Niall dead.  Thrown forward in time, Niall learns historys horrifying account of his own death, and of the Scots slaughter at Bannockburn.  Undaunted, he navigates the roiled ...
Bumpty-Bumpty-Bump!: The Stephen King Daily Reader, by Michael RochWho Else Can't Get Enough Stephen King? Do you read everything Stephen King writes? Can't wait for his next novel or short story? Then you are a Constant Reader. So am I; he had me at <em>'Salem's Lot.</em>  <em>Bumpty-Bumpty-Bump!</em> is the Number One Book for the Number One Fan. Covering over 40 years of Stephen King fiction, <em>Bumpty </em>shows every day of the year, from January 1st to December 31st. There's even an April 31st!  Relive events that happened in his stories, such as Carrie's Prom Night, a long walk, JFK's fateful day, and much more. Where were you on 11/20/1932, 7/20/1963, 5/27/1979, 5/20/1984, 6/13/1990, 4/10/2009, 5/4/2017, . . .? See the release dates of his novels, collections, sho...
The Planetsider: Uncover the past. Fight for the future., by G J OgdenSeveral generations after The Fall, the scattered clusters of civilisation that grew in its wake live in ignorance of the past. No-one wants to know what caused such devastation or why. No-one, except Ethan.  Ethan used to believe in the guardians; mysterious lights in the sky that, according to folklore, protect the survivors, so long as you believe in them. But the death of his parents shattered his faith and forged within him a hunger to know more. One night, a light grows brighter in the sky and crashes to the planets surface. Ethan then embarks on a heartbreaking journey in which harrowing discoveries unveil the secrets of the past, and place him at the centre of a deadly conflict.  Powerful, thought-provok...
Bewitched By Moonlight: Last Witch Standing Series Prequel, by Deanna Chase*Prequel to the Last Witch Standing Series*  The last thing Phoebe Kilsen, vampire tracker and witch extraordinaire, expects to be doing is hunting shifters. But when innocent vampires start to go missing in the city of New Orleans, shes asked to do just that. It doesnt take long before she has a shifter in her sights. The problem? It seems shed rather kiss him than fight him.  ...
KYMIERA: Purity (Kymiera Season 1), by Steve TurnbullKYMIERA Episode 1: PURITY <em>The story of a teenage girl who's turning into a monster - literally.</em>  Chloe Dark is an ordinary girl in an extraordinary world. But when her closest friend is kidnapped and the police seem powerless to help, she sets out to find her alone. But things are not what they seem and in this dystopian world anyone can be a target.  And anyone can become a monster. <em>Even you.</em> <hr /> Note: KYMIERA is divided into six episodes, which comprise a single story. Each episode is the length of a short novel. <hr /> A gritty, unputdownable, epic Science Fiction thriller from a USA Today bestselling author. KYMIERA will hold you until the final page: A teenage...
Vanishing Girls: A totally heart-stopping crime thriller (Detective Josie Quinn crime fiction series Book 1), by Lisa ReganWow this book blew my mind!... Utterly fantastic, I loved it. It kept me hanging on the edge of my seat unable to put it down. A huge 5 stars. Bonnies Book Talk, 5 stars   When Isabelle Coleman, a blonde, beautiful young girl goes missing, everyone from the small town of Denton joins the search. They can find no trace of the towns darling, but Detective Josie Quinn finds another girl they didnt even know was missing.   Mute and unresponsive, its clear this mysterious girl has been damaged beyond repair. All Josie can get from her is the name of a third girl and a flash of a neon tongue piercing that matches Isabelles.  The race is on to find Isabel...
The Mayflower Bride: Daughters of the Mayflower (book 1), by Kimberley WoodhouseCan a religious separatist and an opportunistic spy make it in the New World?<BR />A brand new series for fans of all things related to history, romance, adventure, faith, and family trees.<BR /><BR /> Mary Elizabeth Chapman boards the Speedwell in 1620 as a Separatist seeking a better life in the New World. William Lytton embarks on the Mayflower as a carpenter looking for opportunities to succeedand he may have found one when a man from the Virginia Company offers William a hefty sum to keep a stealth eye on company interests in the new colony. The season is far too late for good sailing and storms rage, but reaching land is no better as food is scarce and the people are weak. Will Mary Elizabeth surviv...
MURDER IN THE GARDEN a gripping crime mystery full of twists, by FAITH MARTINLooking for a brilliant best-selling murder mystery with a feisty female detective?  Meet DI HILLARY GREENE, a policewoman struggling to save her career and catch criminals.  Edward Philpott is found bludgeoned to death with his own spade in his beautiful garden. He lived with his daughter Rachel and his two grandchildren.  Hillarys only lead is a rival from the village flower show who used to argue with the victim about the size of their vegetables. But what dark secrets from the past and present does this village hold?  Hillary has returned to work after the slaying of her boss and is desperate to track down his murderer. His pregnant widow is even more determin...
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Re: Book Discovery Day!
« Reply #351 on: March 26, 2018, 10:50:52 PM »
The Boy Who Fell Through The Sky: A Magical Odyssey, by Peter NorthA truly epic dark fantasy, this is book one of a series.  From a lonely cliff, in Cornwall, England, people have been taken. The Police believe they are suicides but no bodies have ever been found . . .   When Finn Gibsons most precious loved ones disappear from there too, he embarks on a desperate journey to find them. Life without them is unthinkable. An unlikely and unwilling hero, Finn's search takes him to another world and its a search that will either kill him or turn him into a man. He is accompanied on his odyssey by his only true friends, twins Maggie and Tom. Finn desperately wants to keep them both safe, but he doesn't even know how to stay alive himself. . .  Hes in love with Maggie...
Ep.#8 - "Sanctuary" (The Frontiers Saga - Part 2: Rogue Castes), by Ryk BrownPart 2: Episode 8   A family nearly destroyed A loved one in need of help A fleet in need of a home port An Alliance struggling to be reborn  Captain Scott has lost his entire family, save his sister, who needs better medical care than the Aurora can provide.  Nathan, his friends, and the crew of the Seiiki must leave the Karuzari fleet to fend for themselves, while they try to find a way to save Miri.    "Sanctuary" is the 8th episode in Part 2 of the Frontiers Saga: Rogue Castes. Episode 9 is coming soon!...
The Punishment She Deserves: A Lynley Novel, by Elizabeth GeorgeDetective Sergeant Barbara Havers and Detective Inspector Thomas Lynley are forced to confront the past as they try to solve a crime that threatens to tear apart the very fabric of a quiet, historic medieval town in England  The cozy, bucolic town of Ludlow is stunned when one of its most revered and respected citizens--Ian Druitt, the local deacon--is accused of a serious crime. Then, while in police custody, Ian is found dead. Did he kill himself? Or was he murdered?  When Barbara Havers is sent to Ludlow to investigate the chain of events that led to Ian's death, all the evidence points to suicide. But Barbara can't shake the feeling that she's missing something. She decides to take a closer look at the seeming...
Covert Game (A GhostWalker Novel), by Christine FeehanTreason, torture and temptation haunt the GhostWalkers in their most dangerous adventure yet, as Christine Feehan's #1 New York Times bestselling series hits an explosive new high.  Rescuing an industrial spy from the hands of a criminal mastermind is a suicide mission for the GhostWalkers. And there's no one more up to the task than Gino Mazza. He's the perfect killing machine--a man driven by demons so dark and destructive that his blighted soul has given up trying to find solace. But his laser-sharp focus on his target has transformed into something nearing desire.  A treasonous senator dangled top secret GhostWalker data in front of a Chinese crime lord, and he bit. Zara Hightower, one of the world's le...
Food: What the Heck Should I Eat?, by Mark Hyman#1 New York Times bestselling author Dr. Mark Hyman sorts through the conflicting research on food to give us the skinny on what to eat.   Did you know that eating oatmeal actually isn't a healthy way to start the day? That milk doesn't build bones, and eggs aren't the devil?  Even the most health conscious among us have a hard time figuring out what to eat in order to lose weight, stay fit, and improve our health. And who can blame us? When it comes to diet, there's so much changing and conflicting information flying around that it's impossible to know where to look for sound advice. And decades of misguided "common sense," food-industry lobbying, bad science, and corrupt food polices and guidelines have o...
The Temptation of Forgiveness: A Commissario Guido Brunetti Mystery, by Donna LeonIn the twenty-seventh novel in Donna Leon's bestselling mystery series, a suspicious accident leads Commissario Guido Brunetti to uncover a longstanding scam with disturbing unintended consequences    The memorable characters and Venetian drama that have long captivated Donna Leons many readers are on full display in The Temptation of Forgiveness. Surprised, if not dismayed, to discover from his superior, Vice-Questore Patta, that leaks are emanating from the Questura, Commissario Guido Brunetti is surprised more consequentially by the appearance of a friend of his wifes, fearful that her son is using drugs and hopeful Brunetti can somehow intervene. When Tullio Gasparini, the womans husband...
Genius Foods: Become Smarter, Happier, and More Productive While Protecting Your Brain for Life, by Max Lugavere Discover the critical link between your brain and the food you eat and change the way your brain ages, in this cutting-edge, practical guide to eliminating brain fog, optimizing brain health, and achieving peak mental performance from media personality and leading voice in health Max Lugavere.   After his mother was diagnosed with a mysterious form of dementia, Max Lugavere put his successful media career on hold to learn everything he could about brain health and performance. For the better half of a decade, he consumed the most up-to-date scientific research, talked to dozens of leading scientists and clinicians around the world, and visited the countrys best neurology departmentsall in the ...
As You Wish (A Summerhouse Novel), by Jude Deveraux<em>New York Times</em> bestselling author Jude Deveraux returns with the highly anticipated third installment in her beloved Summerhouse series, where three women have the coveted opportunity to answer the age-old question: <em>What would you do differently if you could do it all again?</em><Br><Br><Br><Br>One fateful summer, three very different women find themselves together in Summer Hill, Virginia, where they find they have much more in common than they realized<Br><Br>Sixty-year-old Olivias first marriage was long and unhappy, but now she is a newlywed, thrilled to finally be starting her life with the man shes always truly lovedeven if they are getting a late start. Kathy...


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Re: Book Discovery Day!
« Reply #352 on: April 03, 2018, 09:42:16 AM »
Imperfect Memories (The Temporal Shift Series Book 1), by Jody WennerAfter losing her husband and daughter in an all-too-common act of senseless terror, Nina Rogers thinks she might also be losing her mind. Is she slipping because of the tragedy, or is her memory actually failing her? Is she experiencing the same thing her mother did, or is this something different? It might be easy to figure out in a normal person, but Nina is anything but normal. She has hyperthymesia: the ability to recall every minute of every day of her life.  As the days go on, she sinks even deeper into madness and knows that she needs to find some answers to what is happening to her before its too late. Tragically, the one person who may be able to help is also the man who killed her family.  ...
Mindfulness for the Mindless: A no nonsense guide to breaking free from a mindless life, by John BurleyMindfulness for the Mindless is for people who want to experience a life with less stress and more happiness.   This no nonsense guide to mindfulness will show you how to stop mindlessly existing and how to start enjoying a fuller life. It explains the mindless traps that we all fall into and how by using mindfulness and being more mindful you can escape them to make your life more fulfilling and enjoyable.   Mindfulness for the Mindless will show you that by using mindfulness you can be happier with yourself, happier in relationships, happier at work, less anxious and stressed, less reactive and judgemental, kinder and more compassionate and practice mindfulness without meditating.  The author's style is casua...
The Disappeared (A Joe Pickett Novel), by C. J. BoxWyoming game warden Joe Pickett has two lethal cases to contend with in the electrifying new novel from #1 New York Times-bestselling author C. J. Box.  Wyoming's new governor isn't sure what to make of Joe Pickett, but he has a job for him that is extremely delicate. A prominent female British executive never came home from the high-end guest ranch she was visiting, and the British Embassy is pressing hard. Pickett knows that happens sometimes--these ranches are stocked with handsome young cowboys, and "ranch romances" aren't uncommon. But no sign of her months after she vanished?  That suggests something else.  At the same time, his friend Nate Romanowski has asked Joe to intervene wi...
Alternate Side: A Novel, by Anna QuindlenCaptures the angst and anxiety of modern life with . . . astute observations about interactions between the haves and have-nots, and the realities of life among the long-married.USA Today  The tensions in a tight-knit neighborhoodand a seemingly happy marriageare exposed by an unexpected act of violence. A provocative novel about money, class, and self-discovery, from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Millers Valley and Still Life with Bread Crumbs.   Some days Nora Nolan thinks that she and her husband, Charlie, lead a charmed lifeexcept when theres a crisis at work, a leak in the roof at home, or a problem with their twins at college. And why n...
The Punishment She Deserves: A Lynley Novel, by Elizabeth GeorgeDetective Sergeant Barbara Havers and Detective Inspector Thomas Lynley are forced to confront the past as they try to solve a crime that threatens to tear apart the very fabric of a quiet, historic medieval town in England  The cozy, bucolic town of Ludlow is stunned when one of its most revered and respected citizens--Ian Druitt, the local deacon--is accused of a serious crime. Then, while in police custody, Ian is found dead. Did he kill himself? Or was he murdered?  When Barbara Havers is sent to Ludlow to investigate the chain of events that led to Ian's death, all the evidence points to suicide. But Barbara can't shake the feeling that she's missing something. She decides to take a closer look at the seeming...
Covert Game (A GhostWalker Novel), by Christine FeehanTreason, torture and temptation haunt the GhostWalkers in their most dangerous adventure yet, as Christine Feehan's #1 New York Times bestselling series hits an explosive new high.  Rescuing an industrial spy from the hands of a criminal mastermind is a suicide mission for the GhostWalkers. And there's no one more up to the task than Gino Mazza. He's the perfect killing machine--a man driven by demons so dark and destructive that his blighted soul has given up trying to find solace. But his laser-sharp focus on his target has transformed into something nearing desire.  A treasonous senator dangled top secret GhostWalker data in front of a Chinese crime lord, and he bit. Zara Hightower, one of the world's le...
High Voltage (Fever), by Karen Marie MoningNEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Immortal Faerie and ancient feuds, secrets and sacrificesa thrilling new chapter in the bestselling Fever series begins, featuring Dani, Ryodan, and other beloved characters, as they battle to save Dublin from the rising of a terrifying evil determined to enslave the human race.   There is no action without consequence.     Dani OMalley was nine years old when the delusional, sadistic Rowena transformed her into a ruthless killer. Years later, Dani is tough and hardened, yet achingly vulnerable and fiercely compassionate, living alone by her own exacting code. Despite the scars on her body, and driven by deeper ones carved into her soul, no one is m...
Dark World (Undying Mercenaries Series Book 9), by B. V. LarsonTwo expanding interstellar powers are about to meet in battle.   After the collapse of the Cephalopod Kingdom, Humanity claimed the three hundred rebellious worlds they left behind. But many light years away on the far side of disputed region, a rival power has begun to move. They're stealing our planets, one at a time.  Earth Command decides to invade the center of the frontier to set up an advanced base. The mission to DARK WORLD is highly classified and deadly.  Legion Varus spearheads the effort, and James McGill journeys to the stars again.  How many ships do they have? How advanced is their tech? No one knows, but the campaign takes an unexpected turn immediately. What was supposed to be a snatch-and-g...
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« Reply #353 on: April 17, 2018, 03:21:10 PM »
Father's Home, by Kimberly RushmanThis book of poetry includes poems written for my parents, grandparents, my son, and my siblings. The book is a collection of poetry spanning the past 30 years of my life. Some of the poems are funny and light at heart, while others are more serious and written about hard times in my life....
Widdershins, by Alex Alexander <em>Logicide! Heretic! </em>  Everyone knows cats can't talk. Everyone except Niclas, a halfwit slum boy who's just landed a new job as a talking cat's man servant.  But this is Laburnum and the age of Rationalism. Here, the Academy's Inquisition takes illogical happenings very seriously. Locking people up, throwing away keys, that sort of thing.  And it's not just the Crimson Men Niclas and his new master have to worry about. A man with no name has come to the capital in search of the Black Science They call him Witchhunter.  ...
History of Marijuana and Society: Mental Health, History, Physiological Effects, Harmful Effects, Illegal activity (World of Drugs- FDA approved and Illegal), by Max M.T.B.History of Cannabis  Cannabis has been around for approximately 10,000 years. (1)  It has been given different names as it spread across the world, and historians speculate that many cultures added additional ingredients to the drug. For example, the Spanish called it hashish, and it was suspected to contain 50% opium. The medical name for cannabis is astragalus, and the term marijuana is a name that the United States borrowed from Spain. (8)  China was the first nation to discover cannabis and the intoxicating affects it has. In 2737 BC, the emperor of China claimed it had great healing effects. He wrote that it had the ability to be used as a medication for, Gout, malaria, [and]      absent-mindedness.(5) It woul...
Dangerous Waters (Lantern Beach Book 4), by Christy BarrittDanger lurks on the horizon, leaving only two choices: find shelter or flee.  Cassidy Livingstons new identity has begun to feel as comfortable as her favorite sweater. Shes been tucked away on Lantern Beach for weeks, waiting to testify against a deadly gang, and is settling in to a new life she wants to last forever.  When she thinks she spots someone malevolent from her past, panic swells inside her. If an enemy has found her, Cassidy wont be the only one whos a target. Everyone shes come to love will also be at risk.   Dangerous waters threaten to pull her into an overpowering chasm she may never escape. Can Cassidy survive what lies ahead? Or has the tide fatally turned against her? <br...
Secret Memories: A Gripping Mystery- Book 2, by J.S DonovanSeared by fire, haunted by past tragedy, and facing impossible odds, private investigator Angela Rhymer pursues her parents killer for the final time. However, the Lodge, a mysterious but influential cult, plans to destroy Angela and all she holds dear. Against countless adversaries, Angela must harden her resolve and strike first. Otherwise, certain death awaits....
Superhuman, by Evan CurrieFrom the halls of Montezuma....  Former Marine Captain Alexander Hale only wanted a weekend out with some old buddies. He could have done without the gang war, the shootout, and... oh yeah, the alien abduction.  Now he's in the middle of something he doesn't understand, never asked for, and is having quite possibly the greatest time of his life. Semper Fi and which way are the shores of Tripoli anyway?...
The Haunted Inn (A Lin Coffin Mystery Book 8), by J A WhitingThis is book 8 in the Lin Coffin series by USA Today Bestselling Author J A Whiting.  The main mystery is solved in each book but you will enjoy the stories more if they are read in order.  When Lin Coffin and her cousin, Viv, are returning from a walk along the bike paths and streets of Nantucket, an icy chill surrounds Lin as they walk past a bed and breakfast inn that was once a silk factory.  An hour later, a dead body is found behind a house two doors down from the inn.  Two murders and a ghost who can't cross over pull Lin and Viv into the mystery to find the killer and to figure out the connections between the victims, the murderer, and the ghost.   Will Lin and Viv, with the help of several others, be able t...
Runes of Truth (A Demon's Fall series Book 1), by G. BaileyThief. Runaway. Assassin. What happens when your rumoured name destroys your life? When the very runes engraved on your skin since birth, are a death sentence?   Evie doesn't remember a life before she was on the streets, a life before thieving to live and killing to stay alive. When a royal family she didn't know anything about go missing, Evie finds herself thrown into the royal court of the protectors, and they demand her help. Help in exchange for a chance at freedom and the name that's haunted her, forgotten. A name she cant even read, a name she doesnt understand. <em>But when three Royal protectors are tasked with helping her, her demon ex who is literally from hell, stalking her...will Evie ever...
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