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17 July 2017

Underestimated Affinities by Matthew Scarcella

Selvyn is a twenty-two-year-old Zicarnum with the ability to control two elemental affinities: wind and water. All his life, he has been told he is not as strong as his peers. Growing up in a society where you have to learn how to fight in order to survive, Selvyn instead has spent his entire life avoiding conflict.

When Selvyn and his friends are ambushed by a group of strangers, his abilities are tested for the first time — and he realizes he’s going to have to fight. He stumbles upon a pair of peculiar blades which help him discover confidence within himself, and enable him to tap into the offensive power of his elements.

But this is just the beginning for him. While Selvyn learns who he truly is, he begins to unlock astonishing abilities. Meanwhile, nefarious forces are readying themselves to attack, set on destroying him and his home city — will Selvyn’s newfound powers be enough to stop them?

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Please be advised that this book contains several curse words (approximately 20).

17 July 2017

The Trial of Joe Harlan Junior by J.K. Franko

THIS IS HOW IT ALL BEGAN

What would you do if the system failed you?

In this prequel novella to J.K. Franko’s shocker, EYE for EYE, released earlier this year, discover the trigger that led to the jawdropping events in book 1 of the Talion series.

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17 July 2017

The Twin Towers by Richard Todd

Enter to win one of 100 Kindle editions of the time travel thriller, “Time Tunnel: The Twin Towers” by Richard Todd.

"Todd grippingly conjures a what-if time-travel scenario that’s unusually believable.” — Kirkus

"★★★★★ Time Tunnel: The Twin Towers is a wonderful piece of work with great actions scenes and a fantastic storyline that would be enjoyed by a wide audience."— Manhattan Book Review

"★★★★★ The integration of the time travel storyline with the real events that happened on that day are seamless. If I didn’t know better, I would think this could have really happened."— Manhattan Book Review

"★★★★★ (4.5) The Twin Towers is a compelling, fascinating read that ends with the reader anxious for the sequel.” — San Francisco Book Review

“★★★★★ (4.5)...the reader is kept hooked to the very end where there’s a great cliffhanger." — San Francisco Book Review

"★★★★★ Richard Todd does a great job of hooking the reader and making them commiserate with the characters who are very well developed and multidimensional. If you like time travel, then Richard Todd's Time Tunnel series is definitely the book for you." — Seattle Book Review

The first book in the Time Tunnel series, “Time Tunnel: The Twin Towers,” re-imagines 9/11 as a critical inflection point in time, the outcome of which the government determines must be altered in order to reverse the course of the American empire.

17 July 2017

Full Circle by Andrea Barber

Enter for a chance to win a copy of FULL CIRCLE by Andrea Barber!

She grew up in front of the world on the beloved sitcom Full House, but then actress Andrea Barber abruptly left Hollywood. Why did she leave and what did she do for twenty years out of the spotlight before returning to television? This is her funny and inspiring memoir of fame, heartache, resilience—and the reboot of a lifetime . . .

Full Circle is a raw, refreshingly honest look into the life of a celebrity who has never been fully comfortable in the spotlight. Here Andrea shares her deeply personal struggles with mental health in a way she has never done before. She opens up about fighting her way back and finding solace—while finding herself—all before her life came full circle with her costars and lifelong friends on Fuller House. Sharing her journey from child star, to champion of mental health, and back to stardom, Andrea writes in a way that feels like catching up with an old friend.

You’ll laugh, reminisce, and finally get to know the woman behind the zany next door neighbor.

17 July 2017

An Equal Justice by Chad Zunker

Inside a prestigious law firm, a rookie lawyer is pulled into a dark maze of lies and violence.

An ambitious Stanford graduate, David Adams has begun a fast-track career at Austin’s most prestigious law firm. It’s a personal victory for the rising superstar—a satisfying reversal from his impoverished and despairing childhood. Now he has the life he’s always wanted: an extravagant salary, a high-rise condo, a luxury SUV, and no limit to how far he can go in the eyes of the top partners.

But after the shocking suicide of a fellow associate—one who, in his final hours, offered David an ominous warning—he feels the pull of powerful forces behind the corporation’s enviable trappings. The suicide leads unexpectedly to David’s discovery of a secret enclave of the city’s homeless, where he can’t help but feel an affinity to these outcast souls. Nor can he ignore the feeling that they hold the key to the truth behind a dark conspiracy.

When one of his new street friends is murdered, David’s clear doubts about his employer start shifting into a dark reality. Now torn between two worlds, David must surrender all that he’s achieved to fight for a larger cause of justice—and become his firm’s most dangerous acquisition.

17 July 2017

Happy Trail by Daisy Prescott

Enter for the chance to win a signed paperback of Happy Trail, the first book in the all new Park Rangers series by Daisy Prescott for Smartypants Romance
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A man of few words, Ranger Jay Daniels values the calm, quiet solitude of the Great Smokey Mountains. Never quite fitting in with either side of his family, he prefers the company of birds and trees to people.

Yeah, he’d most definitely prefer a bird—any bird, any bird at all, take a vulture for instance—to the human-tornado hybrid that just blew onto his peaceful stretch of the Appalachian Trail.

The path of true love never has run smooth for Olive Perry. After getting dumped and promptly abandoned in the middle of her multi-month hike, Olive swears off men. Determined to finish the long trek by herself, she doesn’t need a prince—or broody and taciturn ranger—to save her.

Yet, when an early snowstorm threatens the mountains, and Ranger Daniels is charged with getting hikers to safety, that includes hot-tempered Olive Perry. Snowed in and forced to share an abandoned cabin, can Olive’s heated intensity melt Jay’s cool reserve?

And if so, will this happy trail lead to true love? Or will their time together be just another bump in the road?

'Happy Trail' is a full-length contemporary romantic comedy, can be read as a standalone

17 July 2017

Return to the Enchanted Island by Johary Ravaloson

In this exhilarating prize-winning novel—only the second to be published in English from Madagascar—a young man comes of age amidst the enchanted origin myths of his island country.

Named after the first man at the creation of the world in Malagasy mythology, Ietsy Razak was raised to perpetuate the glory of his namesake and expected to be as illuminated as his Great Ancestor. But in the chaos of modernity, his young life is marked only by restlessness, maddening insomnia, and an adolescent apathy.

When an unexpected tragedy ships him off to a boarding school in France, his trip to the big city is no hero’s journey. Ietsy loses himself in the immediate pleasures of body and mind. Weighed down by his privilege and the legacy of his name, Ietsy struggles to find a foothold.

Only a return to the “Enchanted Island,” as Madagascar is lovingly known, helps Ietsy stumble toward his destiny. This award-winning retelling of Madagascar’s origin story offers a distinctly twenty-first-century perspective on the country’s place in an ever-more-connected world.

17 July 2017

Gone at Midnight by Jake Anderson

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A Los Angeles hotel with a haunting history. A missing young woman. A disturbing video followed by a shocking discovery. A cold-case mystery that has become an internet phenomenon—and for one determined journalist, a life-changing quest toward uncomfortable truths.

Twenty-one-year-old Vancouver student Elisa Lam was last heard from on January 31, 2013, after she checked into downtown L.A.’s Cecil Hotel—a 600-room building with a nine-decade history of scandal and tragedy. The next day, Elisa vanished. A search of the hotel yielded nothing. More than a week later, complaints by guests of foul-smelling tap water led to a grim discovery: Elisa’s nude body floating in a rooftop water tank, in an area extremely difficult to access without setting off alarms. The only apparent clue was a disturbing surveillance video of Elisa, uploaded to YouTube in hopes of public assistance.

As the eerie elevator video went viral, so did the questions of its tens of millions of viewers. Was Elisa’s death caused by murder, suicide, or paranormal activity? Was it connected to the Cecil’s sinister reputation? And in that video, what accounted for Elisa’s strange behavior? With the help of web sleuths and investigators from around the world, journalist Jake Anderson set out to uncover the facts behind a death that had become a macabre internet meme, as well as a magnet for conspiracy theorists.