This is unlike any book I have ever read. Taking you into the dark and gritty macabre sub-culture of a handful of men who are perpetuating the oldest...more
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Jul 08, 2012
The Tao of Willie: A Guide to the Happiness in Your Heart
Willie mingles stories, jokes and adages with a collection of lessons he has learned in this life. Loosely based on the Tao Te Ching, Nelson advocates...more
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Apr 11, 2011
Mastering the Art of Soviet Cooking: A Memoir of Food and Longing
Food writer extraordinaire Anya Von Bremzen serves up a full plate of Russian history, culture, and food in this rich and tasty memoir. With food as t...more
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Nov 07, 2013
The Dog Stars
A deadly flu pandemic has reduced humanity to but a few: Hig a pilot, his dog, Jasper, and Bangley a slightly crazed paranoid exist the best they can...more
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Oct 31, 2012
After his mother’s stroke, Jason is left to care for his mentally disturbed father, whose illness had been a closely-guarded family secret. His dad gr...more
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Jan 26, 2012
The Poacher's Son (Mike Bowditch, #1)
The wilderness of Maine provides the perfect backdrop for this story of a grown son searching for his estranged, fugitive father who's been accused of...more
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Aug 24, 2013
Deathless (Deathless, #1)
Deathless is a novel that is difficult to describe, but I can say that I enjoyed reading it. It retells the story of Marya Morevna, a young Russian wo...more
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Mar 17, 2014
What I Had Before I Had You
Teenage Olivia’s summer is about to change her life as she knows it. Increasingly frustrated by her mother’s disappearing and reappearing acts leaving...more
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Aug 08, 2014
Throne of Glass (Throne of Glass, #1)
For those who enjoy a solid fantasy with a strong female heroine, this book is a must read. Celaena Sardothien is the kingdom's most celebrated assass...more
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Sep 20, 2012
Angels' Blood (Guild Hunter, #1)
Angels? I know, I thought it sounded lame too. But this book is actually really good. I enjoyed Singh's Psy-Changeling series quite a bit so I thought...more
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Aug 10, 2011
Ready Player One
What if the future was obsessed with the past?

Welcome to the Oasis, a virtual world where everyone works and plays to avoid the bleak ruin of the rea...more
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Apr 09, 2012
Think of a Number (Dave Gurney, #1)
A serial killer who appears to read minds is the startling beginning of this thrilling debut novel. Retired NYPD top homicide detective Dave Gurney fi...more
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May 09, 2012
Fantastic debut of a unique chicken armed with extraordinary talent!

- Monty K.
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Mar 28, 2014
Furies of Calderon (Codex Alera #1)
This is Jim Butcher's other series and it is really nothing like the Dresden files. And I'll tell you a secret: I like it better than Dresden. Shhh! D...more
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Aug 24, 2011
One Piece, Volume 01: Romance Dawn (One Piece, #1)
Young Luffy wants to be the Pirate King, but all the pirates on the ocean stand in his way. Armed only with his talent for making friends, his indomit...more
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Jun 19, 2012
The Iron Thorn (Iron Codex, #1)
Aoife has enough challenges in avoiding the family curse of going mad on her 16th birthday when she receives a mysterious note sent by her brother who...more
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Jul 28, 2011
The Foundling
Less of a romance and more of a coming into one's own story, The Foundling tells the tale Gilly, the young Duke of Sales. Gilly is a nice, polite youn...more
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Aug 17, 2011
Mistress of the Art of Death (Mistress of the Art of Death, #1)
This medieval mystery is fantastically well done. King Henry II of England requests the best medical examiner from the University of Salerno. Much to...more
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Aug 24, 2011
Fans of "The Walking Dead" will gobble up this sci-fi/horror story. It's the future, and something has caused the extinction of plants and animals and...more
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May 13, 2013
The Parrot Trainer: A Novel
In this surreal Southwestern archaeological thriller, retired antiquities dealer Jack Miller plays by his own rules. He discovers the body of a German...more
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Jul 12, 2011
Fear Itself
Fear Itself is another one of those "Marvel Comics Events" that involve all of the characters from the Marvel universe coming together to face an over...more
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May 06, 2014
The Count of Monte Cristo
This is a story of revenge: harsh, brutally executed, brilliantly delivered, revenge. There is also a good bit about reinventing yourself through educ...more
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Aug 18, 2011
The Tao of Pooh
The Tao of Pooh is surprisingly profound. It is a good outline for Taoist principles using Winnie the Pooh as a model for a Taoist sage, brilliant bec...more
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Aug 05, 2011
The Chaperone
Cora, a 1920’s Kansas housewife, accepts the position of chaperone to a young Louise Brooks as she travels to New York City to begin her dancing and e...more
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Feb 02, 2013
The Guy Next Door (Men Who Walk the Edge of Honor, #0.5; Donovan Brothers Brewery, #0.5)
Don't consider this an anthology of short stories... think of it as a sampler of delicious, calorie-free sweet treats instead!

Almost as good as a box...more
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Nov 23, 2011
The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making (Fairyland, #1)
Meet September, a girl from Omaha, who wears black Mary Janes and never had an adventure in her life. One day she is swept away by the Green Wind to F...more
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Dec 14, 2012
Where You Are
Dear author: you had me at "glaze on a donut". Actually, you had me mesmerized with your superb m/m romance well before that. This author is pure magi...more
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Apr 29, 2013
The Prince
Machiavelli’s The Prince is a ‘How To’ political manual for 16th century Italian politics. What is most surprising is how relevant it still is today,...more
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Aug 05, 2011
The Spinning Heart
In this debut novel, author Ryan depicts the lives of residents in a small Irish town after the swift down fall of Ireland’s Celtic Tiger, otherwise k...more
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May 30, 2014
Love in the Time of Cholera
Originally written in Spanish, translated to English, this love story spans a 50 year time frame. Florentino Ariza has made a commitment to love Fermi...more
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Mar 31, 2011