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Sand in My Pants
by Sue Webb (Goodreads Author)
Release date: Apr 10, 2015Looking for a fun frolic? Whether boarding a plane on vacation, or enjoying a comfy chair at home- you're invited to join me on a thrilling, twenty-ye…more[close] Looking for a fun frolic? Whether boarding a plane on vacation, or enjoying a comfy chair at home- you're invited to join me on a thrilling, twenty-year, fun-packed odyssey. We'll share experiences around the globe. I'll throw in a bit of anthropology, culture, geography, history, and marine biology. I'll steep it in wit and serve it up with a generous dollop of humor. We'll begin our journey by becoming certified scuba divers. In the following years, we will traipse around the planet seeking out new cerulean exotic locales including: the Caribbean, Micronesia, and the South Pacific- just to name a few. Our adventures, however, will not be without a few misadventures. Most usually- the kind you laugh about...later. So, flip this book over, open the front cover-or scroll down; I invite you to dive in. [close]View Details »Giveaway dates: Apr 25 - May 09, 20153 copies available, 50 people requestingCountries available: US
Justice in an Age of Metal and Men
by Anthony W. Eichenlaub (Goodreads Author)
Small town sheriff Jasper Davis Crow has an arm forged of Texas Army-issued black metal, chews snuff manufactured from real tobacco extract, and wield…more[close] Small town sheriff Jasper Davis Crow has an arm forged of Texas Army-issued black metal, chews snuff manufactured from real tobacco extract, and wields a six shooter made before neural implants were even a thing. In an age when Texan independence, neglect, and technology have ushered in a new age of lawlessness, J.D. holds strong the line of justice in the town of Dead Oak.View Details »
Longhorns trample a rancher in what appears to be a brutal accident. The new deputy from Austin is convinced that it's murder and J.D. is inclined to agree when their investigation uncovers a bizarre conspiracy. With a megastorm brewing and a mysterious stranger tracking their every move, they need to work fast before time runs out and the storm wipes everything clean.
Can J.D. unravel the conspiracy? Will he be able to bring a sense of closure to the rancher's wife and kids? Will there be Justice in an Age of Metal and Men? [close]Giveaway dates: Apr 24 - May 01, 20153 copies available, 178 people requestingCountries available: US, CA, and GB
From Silicon Valley to Swaziland: How One Couple Found Purpose and Adventure in an Encore Career
by Rick Walleigh, Wendy Walleigh (Goodreads Author)
Release date: Apr 15, 2015Giveaway dates: Apr 24 - May 07, 20151 copy available, 92 people requestingCountries available: US
Moon Zion & Bryce: Including Arches, Canyonlands, Capitol Reef, Grand Staircase-Escalante & Moab
by W. C. McRae, Judy Jewell
Seasoned travel writers W. C. McRae and Judy Jewell offer an in-depth look at the national parks of southeastern Utah, from the awe-inspiring sandston…more[close] Seasoned travel writers W. C. McRae and Judy Jewell offer an in-depth look at the national parks of southeastern Utah, from the awe-inspiring sandstone cliffs of Zion to the otherworldly rock formations of Arches. The authors provide suggestions for great trip ideas, such as the Best of Southern Utah’s National Parks and Standing High: The Best Vistas. Packed with information on dining, transportation, and accommodations, this handbook has lots of options for a range of travel budgets. With advice on hiking the remote corners of Canyonlands, mountain biking in Slickrock Canyon, and finding the best brewpub in Moab, Moon Zion & Bryce gives travelers the tools they need to create a more personal and memorable experience.View Details »
This full-color guide includes vibrant photos and helpful maps.
For more information, check out http://moon.com/books/moon-zion-and-bryce/. [close]Giveaway dates: Apr 24 - May 08, 20152 copies available, 157 people requestingCountries available: US and CA
Forever Between (Between Life and Death, #2)
by Ann Christy (Goodreads Author)
Release date: Mar 20, 2015Enter to win a SIGNED copy of Forever Between by Ann Christy.
The last time Veronica checked, the world outside was still dead…and still covered by the…more[close] Enter to win a SIGNED copy of Forever Between by Ann Christy.View Details »
The last time Veronica checked, the world outside was still dead…and still covered by the sort-of-undead remnants of humanity. That was this morning. Now, she has to run that gauntlet to try and save Emily, just as Emily once saved her.
Four years ago the world was destroyed by medical nanites gone awry, leaving humanity divided into three groups: the living, deaders, and the horrific in-betweeners. Emily’s only hope for a cure lies eighty miles away at a military hospital where nanite treatments were once given, and she’s running out of time. Between Veronica and that hospital is a world of flesh-eating monsters and possibly something even worse…humans. If Veronica fails to get there, Emily will be trapped forever between life and death.
Forever Between is book two in the exciting post-apocalyptic trilogy, Between Life and Death. With mild language and occasional violence, (and some very gross undead), this series is suitable for ages 16 and up.
[close]Giveaway dates: Apr 24 - Jun 20, 20151 copy available, 310 people requestingCountries available: US and CA
The Smuggler's Gambit (Adam Fletcher Series Book 1)
by Sara Whitford (Goodreads Author)
Release date: Mar 17, 2015AUTOGRAPHED COPY
Port Beaufort, North Carolina — May 1765
When 17-year-old Adam Fletcher is forced into an apprenticeship, he unwittingly becomes a pawn…more[close] AUTOGRAPHED COPYView Details »
Port Beaufort, North Carolina — May 1765
When 17-year-old Adam Fletcher is forced into an apprenticeship, he unwittingly becomes a pawn in a smuggling war.
Soon, he's forced to make a tough decision. Will he agree to become a spy performing a civic duty to the Crown? Or will he risk everything - possibly even putting his own family in danger - to protect his new master?
Secrets will be revealed, loyalties will be questioned, betrayals will be uncovered, and a young man's character will be put to the test in The Smuggler's Gambit.
WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING...
"...Perfectly paced with characters and dialogue so real the reader feels they are right in the middle of the action. I found this well-researched, finely-crafted tale to be altogether plausible. No doubt, this book will leave you yearning to find out what's next for Adam Fletcher." — Kevin Duffus, author of The Last Days of Black Beard the Pirate and 2015 NC Historian of the Year
"With a seamless plot and vivid characters, this novel, set in Port Beaufort, North Carolina, in 1765, captivates the reader's imagination. When seventeen-year-old Adam Fletcher chooses to recklessly defend his single mother's reputation with his quick temper and fists, he is given two choices: jail or an apprenticeship. The delinquent's only consolation is the hope that he will work under the impressive Richard Rasquelle, a local hero and a successful port merchant. Adam, however, lands in the care of the elder Emmanuel Rogers, a staid member of the coastal colony and the only competitor of Rasquelle. It does not take long for Adam's impetuousness to land him in a tangled web filled with spying, betrayal, and life-threatening danger. When Adam finally uncovers the true evil players and the reasons behind his master's imprisonment, he is kidnapped and led away to a deserted coastal island. Readers will not be able to put down this historically accurate tale until they discover how Adam redeems himself and reveals the truth. Ages 15 and up." — Krisan Murphy for ChildrensLit.com
"Sara Whitford has successfully woven a fast-moving adventure of intrigue, romance, deception, and betrayal. I will be standing by for Captured in the Caribbean the next book in the continuing saga." — Capt. Horatio Sinbad, author, shipbuilder, and pirate re-enactor [close]Giveaway dates: Apr 23 - Apr 26, 20151 copy available, 462 people requestingCountries available: US
Silver Eve (Guardians of Tarnec, #2)
by Sandra Waugh (Goodreads Author)
Release date: Sep 22, 2015Enter to win one of 2 signed ARCs of Book 2, SILVER EVE.
"Romantic fantasy series... filled with animism, magical storytelling and lyrical prose." (Voy…more[close] Enter to win one of 2 signed ARCs of Book 2, SILVER EVE.View Details »
"Romantic fantasy series... filled with animism, magical storytelling and lyrical prose." (Voya) "A beautifully realized world..." (Juliet Marillier) "Beautifully rendered...rich in setting and backstory." (Booklist) "...simultaneously ethereal and concrete." (PW)
Return to the world praised in LARK RISING, Book 1 of the Guardians of Tarnec series:
The Healer Evie saves two herbs for herself--yew, a quick and painful poison, and heliotrope for the deep, deep sleep that never ends...
After the death of her beloved, seventeen-year-old Evie Carew wants nothing more than to lose herself in the wilds of Rood Marsh. But when the old seer Harker tells her she's meant for a greater task, Evie's curiosity keeps her going. What is the shell that Harker insists she must find? And why can't she stop thinking about the handsome Rider Laurent, the young man who saved her on the worst day of her life?
Soon Evie discovers that she is the Guardian of Death, the second of four Guardians who must awaken to their powers to recover four stolen amulets. The amulets of Balance--Life, Death, Dark and Light--are in the hands of those who intend to sink the world into chaos and will not stop until all is destroyed.
To take back the shell that is Death's amulet, Evie has to learn to challenge her Healer instincts... and understand that love never dies. [close]
Unleashed (Tor Maddox #1)
by Liz Coley (Goodreads Author)
Release date: May 01, 2015Readers of the Last ARC giveaway will receive one copy of the final proof edition of Tor Maddox: Unleashed. Limited edition--only two were produced an…more[close] Readers of the Last ARC giveaway will receive one copy of the final proof edition of Tor Maddox: Unleashed. Limited edition--only two were produced and both will be given away. [close]View Details »
The Prophecy (The Fulfillment Series #1)
by Erin Albert Rhew (Goodreads Author)
Enter for a chance to win a copy of THE PROPHECY by Erin Rhew! This novel is the first in The Fulfillment Series.
Growing up on a sma…more[close] Enter for a chance to win a copy of THE PROPHECY by Erin Rhew! This novel is the first in The Fulfillment Series.View Details »
Growing up on a small farm in the kingdom of Vanguard, seventeen-year-old Layla Givens lives a deceptively tranquil existence. But her carefully constructed life quickly falls apart when she’s abducted by a religious zealot who proclaims her The Fulfillment of an ancient peace prophecy and whisks her away to marry her greatest enemy.
Wilhelm, Prince of the Ethereals, is reluctant to meet his new bride. He's grown up believing Vanguards are evil, an enemy to fight and fear...not love. Can he set aside his prejudices and work alongside Layla to bring lasting peace after centuries of war?
Nash, a loner who has never fit in, carries a huge secret, one big enough to destroy both kingdoms. When he accidently meets Layla, he’s no longer content to live in the shadows, but he must resist his growing attraction—for her safety and for the longevity of the two kingdoms.
When Nash's secret is revealed, a firestorm sweeps through both realms, with Layla at the center. Now she must choose between duty and desire while the fate of two nations hangs in the balance. [close]
The Other Son: A Sophie Brinkmann Novel
by Alexander Soderberg
Release date: Jul 21, 2015A breakneck thriller from a newish voice in the genre, THE OTHER SON follows Sophie Brinkmann (recurring character from THE ANDALUCIAN FRIEND) as she…more[close] A breakneck thriller from a newish voice in the genre, THE OTHER SON follows Sophie Brinkmann (recurring character from THE ANDALUCIAN FRIEND) as she faces the consequences of joining Hector Guzman's crime empire.View Details »
From the moment Hector Guzman entered a coma, Sophie Brinkmann has regretted joining his crime family. Hector's right hand, Aron Geisler, is doing all he can to keep the sinking ship afloat and keep Sophie in their steely grip. But when Hector's brother is murdered in Biarritz, Sophie gains the upper hand, and intends to use it.
Sophie becomes a player in a game where the rules are constantly changing, where loyalty and friendship are rendered meaningless. In order to survive, she must look inward and find her inner darkness. If not, she will be swallowed whole by the forces closing in on her: vengeful mobsters, cunning detectives, charismatic arms dealers, and possibly her own son. [close]Giveaway dates: Apr 23 - May 06, 201520 copies available, 36 people requestingCountries available: US
Oh Marina Girl
by Graham Lironi
'INTOLERANCE WILL NOT BE TOLERATED.
Following the publication of his letter in yesterday's paper, I have taken hostage Ian Thome. I will slit his throa…more[close] 'INTOLERANCE WILL NOT BE TOLERATED.View Details »
Following the publication of his letter in yesterday's paper, I have taken hostage Ian Thome. I will slit his throat unless you publish this letter, unedited, on the front page of tomorrow morning's paper and promise never again to publish such a misguided defence of pernicious propaganda. Failure to do so will result in your own capture and execution.
Do not contact the police.
Do take this threat seriously.
Remember what happened to Craig Liddell.'
The death sentence of a spaceman: the claustrophobic editor of a newspaper's letters page receives a note from a kidnapper informing him that intolerance will not be tolerated and that a hostage will be executed unless he arranges for a letter to be published on the front page of the next morning's paper. So begins the narrator's tale, within which we encounter strange characters such as Chris The Crossword Compiler and Mark Twain (or at least, his namesake) and hear of an enigmatic organisation of moral vigilantes called The Amino. But who is the kidnapper? What are his/her motives? And why would he/she wish to pass a death sentence on the narrator? [close]Giveaway dates: Apr 23 - May 11, 20153 copies available, 65 people requestingCountries available: GB
The Shadow Reigns
by K.S. Marsden (Goodreads Author)
The second part of the Witch-Hunter series.
The world has been thrown into darkness by the Shadow Witch's revolution. The witch-hunters are scattered,…more[close] The second part of the Witch-Hunter series.View Details »
The world has been thrown into darkness by the Shadow Witch's revolution. The witch-hunters are scattered, but still strong. The race is now on to gather allies and win the war.
New enemies will arise; loyalties will be pushed to the limit. And an important question will be answered: can a witch-hunter that practices magic ever be trusted, or will he be persecuted?
It is said that 'love conquers all', but this twisted love must stay secret, locked away with the past. [close]
The Deception Dance (The Deception Dance, #1)
by Rita Stradling (Goodreads Author)
After a year of preparation, eighteen year old Raven Smith has researched and planned out every detail of her summer vacation in Europe; those plans D…more[close] After a year of preparation, eighteen year old Raven Smith has researched and planned out every detail of her summer vacation in Europe; those plans DO NOT include boys, romance, or falling in love (definitely not the last one). But, even before the plane touches-down her well-laid plans go dreadfully off-course.View Details »
While still airborne, Raven finds a letter in her carry-on suitcase that her senile neighbor broke into her house to stash in her bag; the letter tells Raven to turn back, not to go to Europe, that an “evil agent of Hell” is looking for Raven and he will find her if she disregards the letter’s message.
But Raven does disregard the letter…
Almost as soon as Raven steps foot onto Rome’s streets, dark, seductive Andras starts showing up at nearly every site Raven visits; Raven finds herself drawn to Andras in a way she’s never been drawn to anyone, while at the same time… he terrifies her.
Then in comes Nicholas, an impossible-not-to-like Swedish guy, who is determined to keep Raven away from Andras...
The two guys share a dark secret. Both are determined that Raven never learns the truth. She doesn’t know who to trust, or if she should trust anyone.
If Raven frees herself from the deception twined around her… the most horrifying secret she could uncover, might be her own… her past… who she really is…and how the forces of Hell plan to use her to destroy the future… [close]
The Lie Spinners (The Deception Dance, # 2)
by Rita Stradling (Goodreads Author)
Andras is coming back for me. That is pretty much the only certainty I have in this life. Andras will always come back for me...
Last summer, with the…more[close] Andras is coming back for me. That is pretty much the only certainty I have in this life. Andras will always come back for me...View Details »
Last summer, with the help of demon-killer Stephen Tapper, Raven Smith faced Hell on Earth to stop the demon-apocalypse (or more like, put it on hold). Raven made a deal with the Grand Marquis of Hell: he would not open the gates of hell if she promised not to fall in love with anyone until he returned for her.
Almost a year has passed and summer has come again…
Raven is safe. Relatively. She’s protected. Doggedly. She’s away from the demons, the hell, the madness. Until she falls asleep.
When the earth-witch Madeline shows up in Raven’s hometown (aka her prison), calling in Raven’s life-debt, Raven shouldn’t even listen to Madeline’s proposal. But she does.
Madeline tells her that months ago, Stephen travelled to Thailand to track down a magician called The Spider; but within days of arriving, Stephen vanished. Every person (be they witch or demon-killer) Madeline sent to find Stephen was hunted down, overwhelmed and murdered by demons. The message Madeline received after all attempts failed was clear: send in Raven Smith or Stephen dies.
Going to Thailand might possibly be the stupidest decision Raven could ever make… there are a thousand reasons why Raven should stay guarded, protected, safe; only one reason why she shouldn’t.
Marny: Feyguard Book 3
by Anthea Sharp (Goodreads Author)
Release date: Jul 14, 20152 copies of Anthea Sharp's brand new release!
MARNY: Feyguard Book 3 – Marny goes off to the big city, but discovers there’s no escape from the magic…more[close] 2 copies of Anthea Sharp's brand new release!View Details »
MARNY: Feyguard Book 3 – Marny goes off to the big city, but discovers there’s no escape from the magic of Feyland. High-tech gaming meets the treacherous Realm of Faerie.
USA Today bestselling YA Urban Fantasy
For my info, visit: http://antheasharp.com/ [close]
Barry Goupe - In the Midst of Lies
by Sean P. McClure
New author, Sean P. McClure is giving away 5 autographed copies of his first novel. Written in his spare time, this fast-paced youth novel appeals to…more[close] New author, Sean P. McClure is giving away 5 autographed copies of his first novel. Written in his spare time, this fast-paced youth novel appeals to youth of all ages, generally 9-99. Follow Barry Goupe in his transformation from an unknown outcast to the center of a cyber-crime investigation.View Details »
This is a no strings attached giveaway, simply enter according to the guidelines and Goodreads will choose the winners. Books will be mailed to the winning addresses within 2-3 weeks via Media Mail. Enter now and Good Luck! [close]Giveaway dates: Apr 22 - Apr 30, 20155 copies available, 96 people requestingCountries available: US
by David Jubermann (Goodreads Author)
Score a SIGNED Paperback Copy of this awesome new release. Action packed with fast cars, romance, high-stakes races, tragedy and nail-biting drama!
Hyp…more[close] Score a SIGNED Paperback Copy of this awesome new release. Action packed with fast cars, romance, high-stakes races, tragedy and nail-biting drama!View Details »
Hypercar has much to offer and is not to be missed. It takes the reader on a fast-paced journey from New Zealand to Hawaii and on to Las Vegas, California and Detroit. With a glimpse of the poverty in Pakistan, there are many layers and twists to this story and they all combine at the end.
Getting caught at over double the speed limit throws Ollie’s life into a spin that sees him wrongly convicted, deported and ultimately drawn into the high-stakes world of illegal street racing. A lost battle and a chance encounter with a beautiful, yet mysterious girl triggers a roller coaster of events totally beyond his control. He and his friends must now race against time and fight not only for justice but for their very survival.
Sometimes winning is everything...
...and sometimes losing’s not an option.
Going beyond the realm of supercars, with speeds in excess of 400km/h, Hypercar is a high-octane story that will have you sitting on the edge of your seat...
Review By: Suzanne Calder, Librarian Greymouth High School
Christchurch author David Jubermann’s books just get better and better. With all the favourite characters from his previous books; Shiftlight and Drift Race, Hypercar continues their journey with more cars, speed, action, and trouble!
I really enjoyed this action-packed book. It had me thinking all the time, as there were twists and turns and underlying mysteries. I found myself googling images of the car models described so that I could 'see' them racing....
Review By: Barbara Murison, Around The Bookshops
Ollie allows an almost unknown young woman to drive his beloved Porsche GT3 in which she is clocked at over 270ks, crashes the car and then does a runner leaving Ollie, an incredibly wealthy young man, to totally face the music on his own. All the money in the world though can’t stop the subsequent events and Ollie is deported and his car confiscated and he finds himself in the exotic locations of Las Vegas, California and Detroit where he becomes immersed in the illegal street racing culture.
Readers who have enjoyed David Jubermann’s earlier books will find the atmosphere of speed, ambition and money (and what it can buy) are all addictive and his old (and new) fans will find a compelling, unputdownable read.
Review By: Bob Docherty, Literacy Consultant Bobs Books Blog
If you are going to write a novel the best piece of advice you can get is to write what you know about. David Jubermann knows about cars and driving fast and he knows about the culture that surrounds speed.
His latest novel is a long way from the boy racers of Christchurch and the drift racers of previous novels Shiftlight and Drift Race although some of the characters appear in this novel. It is nice to know they did alright.
Ollie is wealthy, has just bought a house and drives a Porsche GT3. He allows a fast young woman to drive it in a gross error of judgement. She speeds at 275Ks, is clocked, crashes the car, and does a runner, leaving Ollie to face the music. He is busted, deported and his car is confiscated perhaps by crusher Collins.
These events lead him to Hawaii, then to Las Vegas, California and Detroit, into car racing where the stakes are astronomical. Losing is inconceivable and will mean the loss of your car and even more. This is the world of the super rich and their wondrous toys and extravagant lifestyles and what’s more it makes for a very appealing and readible book.
For more information visit:
David Jubermann's Website
David Jubermann's Facebook Page
David Jubermann's Profile and Books on Amazon.com
David Jubermann on Goodreads [close]
Red Jacket: The Autobiography of Calista Antoine
by Mark Bondurant (Goodreads Author)
A Spring giveaway! I have five copies.
It’s the fourth and nastiest year of the Civil War. With war prices for some things going through the roof, ther…more[close] A Spring giveaway! I have five copies.View Details »
It’s the fourth and nastiest year of the Civil War. With war prices for some things going through the roof, there are some cargoes that are too tempting, tucked down in places too risky, and a ship captain has to weigh both if he wants to make a profit and stay afloat. Last I saw my parents, they were going to do the sugar run to Jamaica. Up in the cold North sugar cane simply doesn’t grow. You have to go where it’s warm and for us in the U.S., that means the Caribbean, which is unfortunately down next to the Confederate States of America and we have to sail right past Florida with its people doing their best to be unpleasant. I won’t kid you. It’s a dangerous run. Normally, they would have been back in port a week ago, but they’re overdue. Nothing to worry about yet – much. [close]Giveaway dates: Apr 22 - May 20, 20155 copies available, 165 people requestingCountries available: US and CA
Aerisia: Field of Battle, Book 3
by Sarah Ashwood (Goodreads Author)
Release date: Mar 25, 2015To celebrate the conclusion of my Sunset Lands Beyond trilogy, I'm giving away an autographed copy of the final book, "Aerisia: Field of Battle." Also…more[close] To celebrate the conclusion of my Sunset Lands Beyond trilogy, I'm giving away an autographed copy of the final book, "Aerisia: Field of Battle." Also included in the giveaway are Sarah Ashwood bookmarks.View Details »
Here's the blurb:
As the Dark Powers and their dreaded champion gather their forces, all of Aerisia holds it breath while Hannah Winters, their long-prophesied Artan, continues her quest in the Underworld. Should she overcome its deadly snares, is warfare against the Dark One all that awaits? Or is there a chance for love with the immortal Simathe High-Chief, and a lasting peace for her adopted homeland? To fulfill prophecy, she’ll have to triumph where other Aerisian champions have failed, which means surviving betrayal by friends and contesting the full might of the Dark Powers. To succeed and live, she’ll have to defeat an enemy no one could have predicted with a power no one knew she possessed. Friendship and treachery, love and hatred, faith and despair, and life and death will all be played out on the final field of battle, in an epic struggle not only for Aerisia’s survival, but its Artan’s, as well… [close]
The Duchess Inheritance (Jordinia #2)
by C.K. Brooke (Goodreads Author)
Release date: Apr 20, 2015Enter for a chance to win a free paperback copy of The Duchess Inheritance (Jordinia: Book 2) by C.K. Brooke! The anticipated sequel to The Duchess Qu…more[close] Enter for a chance to win a free paperback copy of The Duchess Inheritance (Jordinia: Book 2) by C.K. Brooke! The anticipated sequel to The Duchess Quest (Jordinia: Book 1) is here! [close]View Details »Giveaway dates: Apr 22 - May 22, 20151 copy available, 101 people requestingCountries available: US
The Adventures of Pixie Piper: A Fairy's Breath
by Maricel Jiménez Peña (Goodreads Author)
Release date: Mar 17, 2015Win a FREE signed copy of The Adventures of Pixie Piper: A Fairy's Breath by: Maricel Jiménez Peña
Pixie Piper loved adventures. She craved them with e…more[close] Win a FREE signed copy of The Adventures of Pixie Piper: A Fairy's Breath by: Maricel Jiménez PeñaView Details »
Pixie Piper loved adventures. She craved them with every pore in her skin. Sadly, the day Pixie was born her parents fell quite heavily under the spell of parental “concern” and poor little Pixie was left with little to do that wouldn’t worry or upset them. A bit of a difficult situation in which to have an adventure; so she consoled herself in books, stories and movies. Until one day she gets a visit from a strange old man in a fuzzy suit: Her fairy godfather! He promises to take her on a wild adventure, and make her dreams come true. After all, that is what god fairies do.
Pixie discovers she is a fairy herself and travels to the world of fairies, but what starts as a vacation in a magical land soon turns into a quest to save Pixie’s mother, herself, and the entire Isle of Dahna from an evil pair of winter fairies.
I would all be a little easier if she could get her wings to work. But as Pixie soon learns, being a fairy isn't all about pixie dust!
by James J. Caterino (Goodreads Author)
Caitlin Star is our last hope.
After losing her foster parents at the age of thirteen, Caitlin is uprooted from the only home she had ever known. Heart…more[close] Caitlin Star is our last hope.View Details »
After losing her foster parents at the age of thirteen, Caitlin is uprooted from the only home she had ever known. Heartbroken, she travels back to her birthplace––Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania––to live with a relative.
One night Caitlin is harassed by a carload of drunken fiends. Just as the would-be rapists prepare to move in on the teen-age girl––a muscle-bound rescuer steps out of the shadows and intercedes on Caitlin’s behalf––a mysterious and charismatic man named Gunner Star.
Gunner Star takes on Caitlin as his protégé and trains her in the ways of the Bull Mongoni, a mythic species of hominids that lived long ago. An exciting, brave new world opens up for Caitlin as she discovers a new philosophy, achieves an astonishing level of physical and mental focus, and begins to see the world around her from a new perspective.
Caitlin learns she is not alone as Gunner Star’s Bull Mongoni philosophy grows into a world-wide, cultural movement. But there are dark forces at work in a new right-wing extremist government. The separation of church and state is banished. The Supreme Court is eliminated. New laws are passed deeming that anyone who believes the earth is older than 6000 years is a criminal who must be hunted down by a government police force known as the Moral Authority.
Free thinking is considered dangerous to a government who has turned the National Parks over to the Big Oil Mafia and controls the bodies of all post-pubescent women via an inserted tracker probe. Soon the Moral Authority sets their sites on the Bull Mongoni and it falls upon Catlin Star to lead her fellow rebels, battle a sadistic enemy, save the very freedom of North America, and restore hope for the future of the planet itself.
Action, romance, satire, sex, suspense, political intrigue, and sword fights to the death—this book has it all. Caitlin Star is the femme fatale action hero of the new generation. [close]
Caitlin Star and the Guardian of Forever (Caitlin Star #2)
by James J. Caterino (Goodreads Author)
Caitlin Star’s first solo outing shocked readers with its relentless, nihilistic, and graphic take on the YA dystopian genre. Now, this riveting stand…more[close] Caitlin Star’s first solo outing shocked readers with its relentless, nihilistic, and graphic take on the YA dystopian genre. Now, this riveting stand-alone sequel launches the unforgettable action figure femme into the realm of mythic superhero. Caitlin Star and the Guardian of Forever is a colorful, exotic, brutal, exhilarating, action-packed adventure novel with shades of Tomb Raider, Indiana Jones, and Tarzan of the Apes.View Details »
Caitlin is a warrior trained by Gunner Star in the ways of the Bull Mongoni, a mythic species of hominids that lived long ago. The Bull Mongoni philosophy is to strengthen the mind and the flesh, to protect the earth and its creatures, and to fight for those who have no voice. When Yellowstone Park was under siege by the Big Oil Mafia and North America held hostage by right-wing extremist President Tony Perkins and his Moral Authority militias, Caitlin Star led a revolution. She and her warriors protected the National Parks, defeated Perkins and his self righteous goons, and restored free-thinking to America.
It was but a temporary victory. Backed by the billionaire Cantor brothers and under the guise of a new charismatic leader, Senator Ben Cross of Texas, the Moral Authority has spent the last two years growing stronger. Now they have teamed up with a para-military gang known as the White Hand, have taken control of Central Africa, and are intent on destroying the only remaining patch of pristine rainforest on Earth—a place known as The Last Eden.
When a cross river gorilla is sadistically murdered, Caitlin is called into action by Azrael—a.k.a. the Black Knight—a fellow Bull Mongoni warrior with roots in the Congo. Now she must defeat the White Hand, battle the militia of a ruthless Uganda dictator, and face down a mysterious figure who is manipulating everything behind the scenes for a devious purpose that will threaten every living thing on earth.
It is up to Caitlin Star to save a paradise, free a continent, and rescue the entire planet itself. Caitlin Star is our last hope [close]
The Pillars of Ponderay (The Balance Keepers #2)
by Lindsay Cummings (Goodreads Author)
Release date: Sep 22, 2015This second book in Lindsay Cummings’ epic fantasy adventure series is packed with fantastical creatures, perilous journeys, and the magic of choosing…more[close] This second book in Lindsay Cummings’ epic fantasy adventure series is packed with fantastical creatures, perilous journeys, and the magic of choosing to do what’s right. [close]View Details »Giveaway dates: Apr 22 - Jul 20, 20155 copies available, 137 people requestingCountries available: US
by Pat Griffith (Goodreads Author)
Release date: Apr 07, 2015Signed paperback copy of Linchpin.
"It’s been almost a year since Lysandra was arrested for breaking and entering into the Department of Pl…more[close] Signed paperback copy of Linchpin.View Details »
"It’s been almost a year since Lysandra was arrested for breaking and entering into the Department of Planetary Affairs (DPA). Mercenary turned government agent, she has left her life of crime for something she never knew possible: stability, tranquility, boredom.
Thankfully, a meteorite crashes in rural India. Amidst reports of miraculous healings and strange lights, Lysandra is chosen for the DPA team that goes abroad to investigate. Their orders: bring the Elbie back to the United States. As entities made of pure energy, the Elbie must reside inside human hosts to survive on earth. For some people, being a host is a great benefit. For others, it is a nightmare.
While investigating the crash site, the team is attacked. Outmanned and outgunned, Lysandra calls for help from the last person on earth she wants to see: Esben. She has spent the last several months trying to forget him, but seeing him only strengthens the love she has buried.
They are both captured by an old enemy of the DPA who has plans for the newly arrived Elbie. When Lysandra gets in his way, she is given a monstrous choice: turn over innocent lives to save Esben's and betray the DPA or Esben dies. Either way she loses. Lysandra Carlisle is about to have the worst week of her life."
Not for kids under 13. [close]Giveaway dates: Apr 21 - Apr 27, 201510 copies available, 191 people requestingCountries available: US
The Only Permanent Solution to All Human Problems is the Rational God
by Sajith Buvi (Goodreads Author)
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Religion Meets Rationalism and Finds a Better God
You need not label you. Even if you did, that is fine.
You may com…more[close] AUTHOR-SIGNED ADVANCE READER COPIESView Details »
Religion Meets Rationalism and Finds a Better God
You need not label you. Even if you did, that is fine.
You may come in any hue or color—a Christian, a Hindu, an atheist, a liberal, a conservative, a Marxist, a black, a white, a Latino, a man, a woman, an American, an African, a CEO, a homeless, a geek, a dunce or any identity you have given to yourself or the world has given to you. The bottom line is you are a human being. You cannot escape that truth. You cannot bury the inviolable equality that truth brings. Once you are a human being you are an intelligent being. Once you are an intelligent being you have to face and explore the truth of life, including the existence or nonexistence of God.
The religious, the atheists, the agnostics, the scientists and the entire world can say and believe whatever they want. At the end of the day what they say or believe is not going to affect the ultimate nature of your existence as a human being. Let the world argue about God, rationalism, capitalism, communism or anything they want. You cannot let yourself slip into that mess because the world does not live your life; only you live your life. Being a rational and intelligent human being why don’t you explore the truth of your own existence? Don’t you think you owe at least that to yourself? Don’t you think as product of nature it is your duty to explore your relationship with nature? Don’t you think it is your paramount responsibility to explore the truth rationally? Why not explore God rationally? Who says religion is the only way a human being can explore God? If God is true He or She must be accessible to the intelligent human beings as well. God cannot be limited to the perception of the believers and religious. So come on, let us explore the rational God.
Earth & Sky
by Megan Crewe (Goodreads Author)
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Seventeen-year-old Skylar has been haunted for as long as she can remember by fleeting…more[close]View Details »
Win a signed paperback of this YA science fiction adventure!
Seventeen-year-old Skylar has been haunted for as long as she can remember by fleeting yet powerful sensations that something is horribly wrong. But despite the panic attacks tormenting her, nothing ever happens, and Sky’s beginning to think she’s crazy. Then she meets a mysterious, otherworldly boy named Win and discovers the shocking truth her premonitions have tapped into: our world no longer belongs to us. For thousands of years, Earth has been at the mercy of alien scientists who care nothing for its inhabitants and are using us as the unwitting subjects of their time-manipulating experiments. Win belongs to a rebel faction seeking to put a stop to it, and he needs Skylar’s help--but with each shift in the past, the very fabric of reality is unraveling, and soon there may be no Earth left to save.[close]
Kindness Goes Unpunished: A Longmire Mystery
by Craig Johnson
While you're waiting for DRY BONES—the latest in the New York Times Bestselling Longmire Mystery series—to hit shelves on May 12, whet your appetite f…more[close] While you're waiting for DRY BONES—the latest in the New York Times Bestselling Longmire Mystery series—to hit shelves on May 12, whet your appetite for Wyoming's favorite lawman with one of our favorite books in the series!View Details »
Fans of Ace Atkins, Nevada Barr and Robert B. Parker will love New York Times bestselling author Craig Johnson's mystery series—starring Walt Longmire, the straight-shooting sheriff of Absaroka County, Wyoming, and the basis for LONGMIRE, now a hit series on Netflix—-is attracting more and more fans with its distinctive blend of humor and action. In Kindness Goes Unpunished, Walt's pleasure trip to Philadelphia to visit his daughter, Cady, turns into a nightmare when she is the victim of a vicious attack that leaves her near death. Walt is forced to unpack his saddlebag of tricks to mete out some Western-style justice, and the result is another action-packed thriller from this star of crime fiction.
For more Longmire Mystery series excitement, and to hear all the latest on DRY BONES, connect with Craig Johnson on craigallenjohnson.com and at facebook.com/Officialcraigjohnson. [close]Giveaway dates: Apr 21 - Apr 30, 201510 copies available, 447 people requestingCountries available: US
Winning the Legend (Blue Eyes, #3)
by B. Kristin McMichael (Goodreads Author)
Arianna has gathered the outside clans to decide her fate in marriage. A tournament will be held, and she is the prize, whether she wants…more[close] *SIGNED COPY*View Details »
Arianna has gathered the outside clans to decide her fate in marriage. A tournament will be held, and she is the prize, whether she wants to be or not. The only thing she can do is watch men fight over her, or is that all she can do? Thanks to her team’s well-made plans Arianna has other strategies in place, and hopefully one just might get her freedom.
As the men gather and she learns more about the night human world, there are new allies to keep close and more enemies to keep even closer. Some even hold more secrets to her legend and possibly the actual reason to her existence. Now Arianna must decide what to do with the fate she has been dealt. Time has come to step out of the shadows of the men who protect her, and into her own power. The time is now for Arianna to take control, and fight for the destiny she wants to live.
-just to note- this is clean young adult and the third book in the series [close]Giveaway dates: Apr 21 - May 08, 20151 copy available, 423 people requestingCountries available: US
Zero Echo Shadow Prime
by Peter Samet (Goodreads Author)
Release date: Apr 21, 2015**AUTOGRAPHED COPIES!**
To save Charlie’s life, a shady corporation uploads her mind into the body of a cutting-edge robot. The procedure is a success,…more[close] **AUTOGRAPHED COPIES!**View Details »
To save Charlie’s life, a shady corporation uploads her mind into the body of a cutting-edge robot. The procedure is a success, but with a horrifying catch: they create additional clones for their own ends. ZERO ECHO SHADOW PRIME is the story of one young woman who splits into four…and fights to become whole again.
What readers are saying:
“ZERO ECHO SHADOW PRIME is among the best science fiction I’ve ever read.”
“This book is a thoughtful, complex, and deeply imagined page-turner.”
“If you love science fiction with fresh ideas, this book is a treat. Samet has packed in so many fascinating concepts that work together to great a vivid, original and believable world a little too-close-for-comfort to our own.”
“The focus on driven, well-rounded female characters in a work of serious science fiction is refreshing.”
“I finished this book within 48 hours—even though I probably shouldn't have—considering I was working two jobs. I would suggest having coffee ready.”
“Once I started, I did not put the book down until it was finished. As the book progresses, the mystery of these threads twist, turn, and unravel as you discover the truth of how these stories all relate. Samet has a knack for writing action, and the epic finale does not disappoint.”
“‘ZERO ECHO SHADOW PRIME’ is that book that sucks you in, page after page, through a combination of mystery, action, and damn good storytelling. Fans of ‘Ready, Player One’ and ‘Ender’s Game’ will fall in love with this book.”
Original Publication Date: July 1, 2014 [close]Giveaway dates: Apr 21 - May 21, 201510 copies available, 249 people requestingCountries available: US