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CHILDREN'S / MIDDLE GRADE | FICTION

Scarlet and the Dragon's Burden

by Brandon Charles West
Scarlet and the Dragon's Burden
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ON SALE FROM 04/22/2017 - 04/22/2017 AVERAGE RATING 4.9 out of 22 reviews AUDIOBOOK AVAILABLE? No NUMBER OF PAGES 340

Forced into the role of queen to the budding city of Washington’s Haven, Scarlet must face up to her responsibility as the savior of thousands, all while trying to navigate the complexities of being sixteen. But when a disturbing dream turns out to be a premonition, even her considerable power might not be enough to turn the tide.

Scarlet and the Keepers of Light

by Brandon Charles West
Scarlet and the Keepers of Light
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AVERAGE RATING 4.5 out of 63 reviews AUDIOBOOK AVAILABLE? Yes NUMBER OF PAGES 360

Scarlet has been dreaming about a tiny castle under an ancient oak tree, where dogs talk and winged creatures sculpt with light. But lately her dreams have been getting darker and more vivid. Now the barrier between the dream world and her own has cracked—and only Scarlet can decide the fate of both. ''An enchanting book. . . . A simple, classic fairytale that is timeless.'' — Goodreads review.

HISTORICAL FICTION | FICTION

Quail Crossings

by Jennifer McMurrain
Quail Crossings
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AVERAGE RATING 4.4 out of 536 reviews AUDIOBOOK AVAILABLE? Yes NUMBER OF PAGES 314

Tragedy has struck the small town of Knollwood, Texas and Dovie Grant finds herself dealing with the loss of her husband and daughter. Despite her grief, she still must fight to bring her remaining family through the already trying times of The Great Depression. Her father needs help on their struggling farm, Quail Crossings. She isn't thrilled that he's hired a young 18 year old boy who's caring for his three younger siblings. Surviving her grief, as well as the constant dust storms that plague the plains, will Dovie be able to put her pain aside to care for these children or be forever trapped in the darkness of the loss in her family.

LITERARY FICTION | FICTION

Hysterical Love

by Lorraine Devon Wilke
Hysterical Love
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ON SALE FROM 04/20/2017 - 04/24/2017 AVERAGE RATING 4.9 out of 31 reviews AUDIOBOOK AVAILABLE? No NUMBER OF PAGES 316

Dan McDowell, a thirty-three-year-old portrait photographer happily engaged to his beloved Jane, is stunned to find the wedding cancelled after a slip-of-the-tongue about ''ex-girlfriend overlap'' of years earlier. Out of the house for longer than anticipated, and unable to breach the gap with Jane, his life is further upended when he reads a story by his ailing father about a long-lost love that haunts him still. Convinced his father’s very life is on the line, and incapable of fixing his own emotional dilemma, Dan sets off in search of this mysterious woman, convinced she holds the key to happiness for them all. On a journey beset by semi-hilarious peril, both real and romantic, he’s confronted with unexpected decisions and stunned by the many truths he finds.

The Last City of America

by Matthew Tysz
The Last City of America
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ON SALE FROM 04/22/2017 - 04/22/2017 AVERAGE RATING 4.0 out of 12 reviews AUDIOBOOK AVAILABLE? No NUMBER OF PAGES 647

After the world endures a slow apocalypse, an ambitious scientist discovers he has the power to doom humanity or save it. Unsure which path he wants to choose, he finds himself on the run from a greater evil who doesn't want him to ever make that decision.

MYSTERIES | FICTION

Children From Dark Houses (An Atticus & Rosemary Mystery Thriller Book 1)

by Carlyle Clark
Children From Dark Houses (An Atticus & Rosemary Mystery Thriller Book 1)
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ON SALE FROM 04/22/2017 - 04/23/2017 AVERAGE RATING 4.3 out of 48 reviews AUDIOBOOK AVAILABLE? No NUMBER OF PAGES 244

When Atticus and Rosemary are hired for the seemingly routine job of finding Imran Khan, a runaway from San Diego's posh Barrington Academy for troubled teens, the detectives quickly discover this case will be anything but routine. Imran wasn't running away from the rigid rules of Barrington, he was running into the arms of an enigmatic beauty who goes to great lengths to stay in the shadows. As soon as Atticus and Rosemary learn of this mystery woman, they're targeted by a brutal outlaw biker gang. When the detectives finally meet their employers in person, Imran's parents, the pieces fall into place. They discover a family seething with rage, an abused boy seeking love, and a secret so powerful it shines a light on the dark world of dirty money, deadly spies, and double-crosses.

Finding Katrina

by James Kipling
Finding Katrina
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AVERAGE RATING 3.6 out of 40 reviews AUDIOBOOK AVAILABLE? No NUMBER OF PAGES 187

This is a mystery story that revolves around the kidnapping of a beautiful young woman named Katrina Radha. She is the daughter of a prominent international diplomat. The story takes place primarily in New York City, where Hassan Radha is conducting peace talks at the United Nations. There is an ironic twist to the mystery in which the reader is fully aware of who the kidnappers are, but the detectives at the FBI are convinced that terrorists are responsible. The story coincides with New York Fashion Week, which draws fashion and photography icons from all over the world. This is truly an international story at several levels. Katrina Radha wants to immerse herself in the fashion world while her father takes his place on the international diplomatic stage.

MYSTERIES-COZY | FICTION

Inspector Hobbes and the Bones

by Wilkie Martin
Inspector Hobbes and the Bones
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ON SALE FROM 04/17/2017 - 04/29/2017 AVERAGE RATING 4.5 out of 14 reviews AUDIOBOOK AVAILABLE? No NUMBER OF PAGES 324

Charming trouble lies ahead for Andy Caplet. Is he being set up for blackmail by the apparently charming young woman who attempts to seduce him, or is something even more sinister afoot? Inspector Hobbes certainly believes so, and he’s getting worried.

Murder, Mystery & Dating Mayhem

by D.E. Haggerty
Murder, Mystery & Dating Mayhem
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AVERAGE RATING 4.2 out of 36 reviews AUDIOBOOK AVAILABLE? No NUMBER OF PAGES 155

My name is Izzy. I drink too much, am clumsier than a newborn foal, and my brain-to-mouth filter often malfunctions. My daredevil husband killed himself in a parachuting accident five years ago, and my best friend Jack has decided it’s time I jump back in the dating pool. He’s perfectly happy to throw me in if I don’t listen. Just when things in the dating world start to heat up, my grandma dies. Only her knitting group of Jessica Fletcher wannabes is sure it’s murder. I’m not convinced, but I’m always up for a bit of excitement as long as it doesn’t lead to a night in jail. Well, more than one night anyway. Will I miss my chance at love because I’m chasing imaginary killers? Did someone really kill grandma or am I and my merry band of geriatric thieves imagining things?

MYSTERIES-FEMALE SLEUTHS | FICTION

In A Bind

by David VanDyke
In A Bind
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ON SALE FROM 04/10/2017 - 04/23/2017 AVERAGE RATING 4.5 out of 46 reviews AUDIOBOOK AVAILABLE? Yes NUMBER OF PAGES 256

When a blackmailed drag queen walks into Cal Corwin's P. I. agency, she quickly throws herself into the investigation, but with each new clue she finds the case gets murkier, its web of lies more tangled. When murder rears its ugly head, it becomes clear more is at stake than money, and Cal must watch her own back even as she tries to find the culprit. In A Bind is the second book in the Cal Corwin P. I. mystery-thriller series from D. D. VanDyke, though they can be read in any order. Set against the rich backdrop of the San Francisco Bay Area, Cal Corwin novels brim with intrigue and fully fleshed characters from cops and criminals to hit men, oddball family and unexpected allies. The California Corwin P. I. Mystery Series: - Loose Ends - In A Bind - Slipknot - Off the Leash - The Girl in the Morgue (Summer 2017)

ROMANCE-COMEDY | FICTION

A Whyte Christmas

by Michele Brouder
A Whyte Christmas
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AVERAGE RATING 4.9 out of 20 reviews AUDIOBOOK AVAILABLE? No NUMBER OF PAGES 230

Christmas has always been Kate O’Connor’s favorite time of the year, but this season—despite her battery-operated twinkle-light earrings—she’s feeling far from festive. In fact, she’s wallowing in a generous dose of self-pity over the loss of her father, the train wreck that was her engagement, and an unsavory setback in her career. To make matters worse, her boss at the Cline and Co. ad agency has volunteered her to be the one-woman welcoming committee for Gavin Whyte, the VIP client from across the pond who could be the key to saving their struggling business. Eager to prove she’s a team player, Kate resolves to show Gavin a good time, hoping his dazzling blue eyes, his delicious Irish accent, and her own propensity for disaster don’t cause her to torpedo the company’s chances of recovery.

ROMANCE-CONTEMPORARY | FICTION

In Mistletoe

by Tammy Bailey
In Mistletoe
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ON SALE FROM 03/02/2017 - 04/28/2017 AVERAGE RATING 4.5 out of 17 reviews AUDIOBOOK AVAILABLE? No NUMBER OF PAGES 226

At twenty-five, Grace Evans is steadily picking up the pieces of everyone else’s life. So, when her younger sister decides to turn into a runaway bride just four weeks before the wedding, Grace, drops everything to chase after her and bring her back home. Only, when the trail leads to Mistletoe, Washington, she finds herself at the mercy of the town’s most handsome and emotionally unavailable bachelor. Ex-Army officer, Ayden McCabe, has three creeds in life: never make the first move, never fall in love, and never take anyone to Mistletoe’s Christmas Dance. Wanting nothing more than to keep his matchmaking sister from meddling in his personal life, he agrees to help Grace if she agrees to play his girlfriend. Too brunette and meek for his taste, Ayden believes Grace can’t tempt him enough to break any of his creeds. He could not be more wrong.

ROMANCE-EROTIC | FICTION

The Tutor

by K D Grace
The Tutor
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ON SALE FROM 04/04/2017 - 04/30/2017 AVERAGE RATING 4.5 out of 15 reviews AUDIOBOOK AVAILABLE? No NUMBER OF PAGES 270

Struggling writer Kelly Blake has a secret life as a sex tutor. Celebrated sculptor and recluse, Alexander ‘Lex’ Valentine, can’t stand to be touched. When he seeks out Kelly’s advice incognito, the results are too hot to handle. When Kelly terminates their sessions due to what she considers her unprofessional behavior, Lex takes a huge risk, revealing his identity to her at a gala exhibition, his first ever public appearance. When Kelly helps the severely haphephobic Lex escape the grope of reporters and paparazzi, rumors fly that the two are engaged, rumors encouraged by well-meaning friends and colleagues. The press feeding frenzy forces Kelly into hiding at Lex’s mansion where he convinces her to be his private tutor just until the press loses interest, and she can go back home. They discover quickly that touch is not essential for sizzling, pulse-pounding intimacy.

ROMANCE-PARANORMAL | FICTION

Shades of Werewolf

by T. S. Ryder
Shades of Werewolf
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ON SALE FROM 04/06/2017 - 04/22/2017 AVERAGE RATING 0.0 out of 0 reviews AUDIOBOOK AVAILABLE? No NUMBER OF PAGES 282

A curvy Wolf on the run PLUS a hot Werebear taking her captive PLUS a dangerous enemy on their heels! Mary Locke has always felt like an outsider, even in her own family. In a community of Wolf Shifters where lean muscle is the epitome of beauty and worth, Mary's curvaceous frame only highlights that she doesn't fit in. Then one day, she does the most daring thing she could do–she runs away… … straight into Andre. He is a Bear shifter, a traditional enemy of the Wolves. Andre once had a wife and daughter, but when cruel hunters killed them, the best part of him went with them. Since that day, he has had one focus in his mind; to find and kill the hunters that killed his wife and daughter. But when the Wolf finds herself falling for the Bear, can her lonely soul heal his angry heart?

State of Grace

by Elizabeth Davies
State of Grace
AVERAGE RATING 4.4 out of 88 reviews AUDIOBOOK AVAILABLE? No NUMBER OF PAGES 206

Grace has a terminal brain tumour and will die in the next few months. Roman has an addiction to blood, and could possibly live forever. Grace is twenty-seven years old. When they meet in the twelfth century Roman is several hundred years old. And Grace has another problem -- she's from his future and neither of them believe it.

THRILLERS | FICTION

Got Thrills? (4 novels, 14 short stories)

by Carolyn McCray
Got Thrills? (4 novels, 14 short stories)
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ON SALE FROM 04/22/2017 - 04/22/2017 AVERAGE RATING 4.0 out of 107 reviews AUDIOBOOK AVAILABLE? No NUMBER OF PAGES 594

Feeling thrill-deficient? Then get your RDA allowance of excitement with Got Thrills? The perfect boxed set for anyone who enjoys mystery, action adventure and, of course, thrillers. The boxed set is comprised of over 400,000 words of some of Carolyn's bestselling works: Moto-5000: a full-length deadly motorcycle race across a post-apocalyptic America; Turkmenistan Takedown: an International Rapid Response thriller short story; Insurgency: a full-length International Rapid Response thriller; Rogue Spear: a Nuclear Threat Thriller short story; Mass Destruction: a Nuclear Threat thriller full-length novel; The Rush: the prequel short story to MoonRush; MoonRush: a full-length action/adventure novel that will send you over the moon! Ambush: the prequel short story to 30 Pieces of Silver; plus more!

YOUNG ADULT | FICTION

Scarlet and the Dragon's Burden

by Brandon Charles West
Scarlet and the Dragon's Burden
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ON SALE FROM 04/22/2017 - 04/22/2017 AVERAGE RATING 4.9 out of 22 reviews AUDIOBOOK AVAILABLE? No NUMBER OF PAGES 340

Forced into the role of queen to the budding city of Washington’s Haven, Scarlet must face up to her responsibility as the savior of thousands, all while trying to navigate the complexities of being sixteen. But when a disturbing dream turns out to be a premonition, even her considerable power might not be enough to turn the tide.

Scarlet and the Keepers of Light

by Brandon Charles West
Scarlet and the Keepers of Light
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AVERAGE RATING 4.5 out of 63 reviews AUDIOBOOK AVAILABLE? Yes NUMBER OF PAGES 360

Scarlet has been dreaming about a tiny castle under an ancient oak tree, where dogs talk and winged creatures sculpt with light. But lately her dreams have been getting darker and more vivid. Now the barrier between the dream world and her own has cracked—and only Scarlet can decide the fate of both. ''An enchanting book. . . . A simple, classic fairytale that is timeless.'' — Goodreads review.

BIOGRAPHY / MEMOIR | NONFICTION

Eye of the Storm

by Rachel McGrath
Eye of the Storm
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AVERAGE RATING 5.0 out of 14 reviews AUDIOBOOK AVAILABLE? No NUMBER OF PAGES 60

''There is no heartbeat . . . '' Those four words will stay with me forever. Sadly about thirty percent of pregnancies end in miscarriage, and many of those women who have suffered this loss often grieve in silence. This short novella details the experience of one woman’s loss during the early stages of a pregnancy. McGrath tells her story with full transparency, sharing all of her raw emotions and baring her soul through an incredibly difficult time. This short account provides a heartfelt perspective on a subject that is sometimes still considered taboo.

BUSINESS | NONFICTION

Is Self-Employment For You? 10 Years Later

by Paul Casey
Is Self-Employment For You? 10 Years Later
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ON SALE FROM 04/22/2017 - 04/26/2017 AVERAGE RATING 5.0 out of 15 reviews AUDIOBOOK AVAILABLE? No NUMBER OF PAGES 283

''Is Self-Employment for You? 10 Years Later'' sets a realistic perspective of what self-employment really means and the challenges that awaits those wanting to be their own boss. It also includes 8 debilitating myths about self-employment, a 5-minute self-employment quiz, and tips on how to be a self-employed success. Paul E. Casey is not trying to talk you into going into business for yourself or out of going into business for yourself. He wants to put you in the driver’s seat for to making that determination for yourself. The book contains his personal experiences in running a successful business (what works, what doesn’t) and interviews with hundreds of successful entrepreneurs.

GENERAL NONFICTION | NONFICTION

Hypothesis Testing: A Visual Introduction To Statisitical Significance

by Scott Hartshorn
Hypothesis Testing: A Visual Introduction To Statisitical Significance
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AVERAGE RATING 4.4 out of 4 reviews AUDIOBOOK AVAILABLE? No NUMBER OF PAGES 152

This book goes through all the major types of statistical significance calculations, and works through an example using them, and explains when you would use that specific type instead of one of the others. Just as importantly, this book is loaded with visual examples of what exactly statistical significance is, and the book doesn't assume that you have prior in depth knowledge of statistics or that you regularly use an advanced statistics software package. If you know what an average is and can use Excel, this book will build the rest of the knowledge, and do so in an intuitive way.

Uscolia

by Gabriel Lanyi
Uscolia
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ON SALE FROM 04/22/2017 - 04/22/2017 AVERAGE RATING 4.7 out of 11 reviews AUDIOBOOK AVAILABLE? No NUMBER OF PAGES 180

We all acquire our native language without fail and without any teaching—by means of exposure, observation and imitation. Understanding this process provides valuable insight into the brain’s method of learning, and reveals how we can achieve effective learning without teaching. Uscolia tells of an extraordinary travel to the island of Uscolia, where there are no schools, and generations of creative youths acquire fluency in languages and other areas of interest such as music, in free-flowing facilities called studios, where no teaching is involved. The author also describes his hands-on experience in applying Uscolian principles within the context of an ordinary family. Discover the capacity for native fluency and effective learning beyond the illusion of teaching.

CHILDREN'S / MIDDLE GRADE | FICTION

Flatch Fartkins Battles Sudden Fart Disorder

by T. D. Henry
Flatch Fartkins Battles Sudden Fart Disorder
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ON SALE FROM 04/20/2017 - 04/24/2017 AVERAGE RATING 5.0 out of 10 reviews AUDIOBOOK AVAILABLE? Yes NUMBER OF PAGES 59

School can be hard enough without having to deal with Sudden Fart Disorder (SFD), an embarrassing condition that causes UNCONTROLLABLE farts with EXTRAORDINARY effects In this series debut volume, good-natured Flatch Fartkins describes his pants-splitting misadventures at Fernwood Middle School. Over 20 HILARIOUS FULL-COLOR illustrations capture the comedic high point of each story. This is a work of humorous fiction written especially for boys, ages 9 to 12. But it is also sure to please those laughter-loving boys and girls of all ages that find farts funny.

FANTASY-EPIC | FICTION

The Birr Elixir

by Jo Sparkes
The Birr Elixir
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AVERAGE RATING 4.1 out of 39 reviews AUDIOBOOK AVAILABLE? No NUMBER OF PAGES 138

When a young apprentice makes a mysterious elixir from a recipe in an old book, she's suddenly the talisman for a daring Gamesman -- and the weapon in the conspiracy against a prince. Marra never heard of Birr Elixir. But when Drail sees the potion in her dead mistress's book, she agrees to make it. Even lacking the right ingredient. And after drinking it, Drail and his men defeat a Skullan team - something no one has ever done before. Marra is offered a place as his traveling potions mistress. Full of doubts of her own ability, she takes the chance to escape her slave-like existence. Then her potions woke a man who was not supposed to wake. Now every day draws more attention from the True Masters. And their motives – and morals – are not for the faint of heart. If they discover the truth …

The Sword of the Land

by Noel-Anne Brennan
The Sword of the Land
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AVERAGE RATING 4.3 out of 19 reviews AUDIOBOOK AVAILABLE? No NUMBER OF PAGES 368

When she is eight years old, Rilsin sae Becha, heir to the throne of Saeditin, sees her mother killed in a civil war that will put her cousin Sithli on the throne. Sithli saves Rilsin from execution and Rilsin pledges her loyalty to both Sithli and to the land. Rilsin becomes First Minister and the commander of the army, while Sithli becomes a selfish and heartless ruler. Rilsin suppresses her own desires, marrying at Sithli’s command, forgoing her feelings for Saeditin’s foremost inventor, the man who is leading the nation to the brink of an industrial revolution. Rilsin makes peace with northern tribes and defends her nation against an invasion from the south. The real problem for the land of Saeditin is that Sithli, their ruler, ignores the welfare of the common people. Rilsin begins to realize that she cannot keep her pledge to both her cousin and to the land.

 
 
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