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Truthsight

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Title: Truthsight
Author: Miriam Greystone
Publisher: City Owl Press
Pages: 286
Genre: Urban Fantasy
Doctor Amy spends her nights running a secret clinic for supernatural creatures. When she is forced to use her magic to save the lives of a centaur infant and its mother, she vows never to regret her decision, no matter the consequences. Not even when the Mages capture her, beat her, and condemn her to die.
Before the sentence can be carried out, Amy is abducted by a mysterious being named Rowan, who demands she use her healing abilities to save his father. But when Amy fails to save the ailing man, her actions unintentionally force Rowan into an exile that will soon turn into a death sentence.
Now Rowan and Amy must join forces with the creatures who were once her patients and fight to uncover the one secret that may be powerful enough to save them all.

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amelia-the-moochins

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Title: AMELIA, THE MOOCHINS AND THE SAPPHIRE PALACE
Author: Evonne Blanchard
Publisher: Createspace
Pages: 54
Genre: Fantasy/Science Fiction for Children 5 – 10
This is book one in a series of ten space adventures, for children ages 5-10.
Amelia opens a present.  A present that’s not a present.  No, it’s a friendly looking alien called Uglesnoo from Pluto.  Uglesnoo needs to leave right away for the Moon.  Uglesnoo also desperately needs Amelia’s help.  His sister is very sick.  Should Amelia venture into outer space?

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loves-transformation

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Title: LOVE’S TRANSFORMATION
Author: Emil Toth
Publisher: Publish Wholesale
Pages: 339
Genre: Dramatic/Inspirational/Spiritual
Batu’s inspirational story dramatizes how tragic and explosive events transform her from being self-centered to self-empowered. Batu fearlessly speaks out against injustice in a male dominated society. Unwilling to subject herself to a barbaric ritual, she insults the High Priest and creates a persistent enemy throughout the story. Selfishly, she marries the Story Teller to continue her quest for knowledge. The marriage turns into a test of wills, until she is transformed by falling in love with her husband. The death of her husband and her baby causes Batu to lose worth, as defined by law, and the council decrees she is to be expelled from the village to face certain death. With the Healer’s help, she gains a deeper understanding of life as she faces tragedies, final expulsion and death courageously and heroically.

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for-the-love-of-meat

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Title: FOR THE LOVE OF MEAT
Author: Jenny Jaeckel
Publisher: Raincloud Press
Pages: 162
Genre: Short Stories/Light Romance
For the Love of Meat combines whimsical and surreal illustrations with engaging, intimate encounters that explore the depths of human experience. Unique and diverse in setting, and with touches of magical-realism, these nine stories will tug at the strings of the wandering, romantic heart, setting it delightfully ablaze.
In Wander the Desert, Sister Aurelia, a nun from the early 20th century, finds herself stranded in the Mexican desert with nothing but a few cobs of corn and a stray horse who becomes her faithful companion. In Stumble and Fall, we meet Dara, a young Londoner hungry for adventure who, unwilling to settle for the safety and comfort of home, travels to Vancouver, city of immigrants, where a handsome stranger entices her to take a leap into the unknown. The Two explores the tender bond between two young growing up in 1940s Philadelphia, who are as inseparable as light and shadow. As one of the girls tragically becomes ill, the impact on the other shows how true connections of heart and spirit are not bound to time and place. And Mémé, set in Haiti in the 1800s, is told from the stunning perspective of a slave who, as a child, witnesses the brutal murder of her mother, and survives through her connection to her brother and the natural world.
Jenny Jaeckel’s compelling storytelling takes us across the world and through the ages, with remarkable insight and soul-moving moments, when paths cross and time unfolds. Her language, imagery and attention to detail plunge the reader into these memorable lives, soaking us in tales of adventure, courage, love, loss, longing and all the hope in between.

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moments-of-choice

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Title: MOMENTS OF CHOICE: MY PATH TO LEADERSHIP
Author: Linda L. Singh
Publisher: Write Stream Publishing
Pages: 260
Genre: Biography
How does a young girl emerge from humble beginnings in a rural, four-room house and an adolescence characterized by abuse and homelessness to become a Major General in the United States Army and an Executive with a leading global professional services company? For Major General Linda L. Singh, it was a series of moments. From choosing forgiveness over resentment, love over fear, discipline over recklessness, and hard work over dependency, Singh takes readers on an inspiring journey of self-discovery, love, and acceptance. With courage, honesty, and passion, she divulges how she learned to understand the value in every choice and experience, armed with unwavering faith and determination. Along the way, Major General Singh acknowledges the multitude of mentors and role-models who assisted her in her transformation from homeless teenager to self-assured leader, wife, and mother – a path that eventually led to her installation as the Commander of the Maryland National Guard. Want to follow her example and rise above your current circumstances? Read Moments of Choice: My Path to Leadership by Major General Linda L. Singh.

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Madam President

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Title: Madam President: The Secret Presidency of Edith Wilson
Author: William Hazelgrove
Publisher: Regnery
Pages: 352
Genre: Narrative Nonfiction/Women
After President Woodrow Wilson suffered a paralyzing stroke in the fall of 1919, his wife, First Lady Edith Wilson, began to handle the day-to-day responsibilities of the Executive Office. Mrs. Wilson had had little formal education and had only been married to President Wilson for four years; yet, in the tenuous peace following the end of World War I, Mrs. Wilson assumed the authority of the office of the president, reading all correspondence intended for her bedridden husband and assuming his role for seventeen long months. Though her Oval Office presence was acknowledged in Washington, D.C. circles at the time—one senator called her “the Presidentress who had fulfilled the dream of suffragettes by changing her title from First Lady to Acting First Man”—her legacy as “First Woman President” is now largely forgotten.
William Hazelgrove’s Madam President is a vivid, engaging portrait of the woman who became the acting President of the United States in 1919, months before women officially won the right to vote.

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Eastern Wisdom Western Soul

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Title: Eastern Wisdom Western Soul
Author: Richard Singer
Publisher: Devorss and Company
Pages: 200
Genre: Spirituality
Spiritual enlightenment from the Far East has taught the world that true happiness and peace come from within—a wisdom that transcends time and boundaries. As each new generation struggles to find happiness in an ever-changing world overrun by technology and media, few take the inward path to deep, long-lasting peace.
Richard Singer, a psychotherapist, has studied hundreds of Eastern-based writings and given them new life in today’s world for people looking to apply this wisdom to the stressful and frustrating aspects of the 21st century. Based on the words of Gandhi, the Dalai Lama, Buddha, Lao-Tzu, and others, Richard Singer has illuminated some of the most profound Eastern quotes with 111 meditations and contemporary applications. Each selection acts as a seed that he expands upon to create a practical meditation for a real-life situation, enabling you to recognize and accept the inner peace of your true being . . . right here, right now.
LIBRARY JOURNAL: This little book has a definite place on the library shelf. Singer, a psychotherapist and “seeker of truth,” has assembled a variety of quotations and written meditations and “real-life applications” for them. What makes his book interesting is that—in an Asian context—the quotations are pan-cultural; that is, Chinese, Buddhist, Japanese, and Hindu sources stand side by side, implying, probably rightly, that all of Asian thought, considered together, is characteristically different from Western ways of thinking.
SUE VOGAN, Author/Radio Show Host: “Singer has taken the word ‘mindfulness’ to a new level and shows us how to apply it to every moment of our lives.”

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The Reclamation

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Title: THE RECLAMATION
Author: Thorn Osgood
Publisher: Mind Wings Audio
Pages: 497
Genre: Scifi/Fantasy
Industry has been doing business their way forever. Nothing else matters to them.
People are sick and dying from the atmosphere. Government is in denial of the problems. Earth is dying.
When the School of Ancestral Guidance, an earth guardianship organization, gets a new member, mysterious possibilities unfold.
Corilan Troxler, learns of her SAG legacy, meets an extraordinary life form and makes strange choices. With no inkling of the consequences, she must succeed with her message to the people that care about Earth and protect them from those opposing the choices they make.
Under assault by industry and its mercenary attackers, she fights to get the word out. ‘Life is through the passage.’ This is Earth inhabitants’ last chance.
If you like fiction that blurs the boundaries and transcends to the fantastical, you’ll love The Reclamation, a new environmental science fiction/fantasy saga, the School of Ancestral Guidance.

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The Ghostwriters

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Title: THE GHOSTWRITERS
Author: Mickey J. Corrigan
Publisher: The Wild Rose Press
Pages: 194
Genre: Mainstream Thriller
She’s ghostwriting a book for a famous author—who is recently deceased. A struggling writer living in Manhattan, Jacy McMasters is the first to admit she’s a terrific liar and a screw-up. Then the ghost of the famous novelist JD Balinger asks her to “channel” a follow-up to his classic coming of age book The Watcher in the Sky. Along with her new boyfriend, a bear of a man who has no patience for mind games, the ghost in Jacy’s head forces her to confront a lifetime of secrets—dark secrets. Secrets she’s been keeping from herself.

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Single Chicas

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Title: SINGLE CHICAS
Author: Sandra Lopez
Publisher: Independent
Pages: 163
Genre: Women’s/Short Story Fiction
Single Chicas is a collection of stories about modern Latinas being in, out, and around the zany hurdles of relationships. One woman receives strange calls from a lonely soul, another seeks advice on how to love herself, and another wakes up in a parallel universe to a man she’s never met. These chicas will make painstaking effort to survive the complexities with humor and grace. Once again, López dazzles audiences with her brilliantly candid craft. Smart, witty, and funny, these stories will explore the true endurance of singlehood.

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Born to Resist

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Title: BORN TO RESIST
Author: Ember-Raine Winters
Publisher: Independent
Pages: 191
Genre: YA/Dystopian
Seventeen years after a series of immigration wars that rocked the former United States, sixteen year old Alexa from rural Texas finds out that her ex-military father may have had a greater part in the wars than she ever could have imagined. He is arrested for treason by the new oppressive government (RONA or the Republic of New America) and given no explanation as to why. Alexa finds herself and her best friend Jacob on a journey to California to find the mother, who she thought died when she was a baby, and the resistance who plans to stop the RONA once and for all. Along the way, Alexa and Jacobs longtime friendship changes into something much more when they both realize they have loved each other since childhood.
When they meet Xander, a boy their age who was sent by her mother to bring them to California, they find out how much trouble they are truly in. RONA has been searching for Alexa since she left her small town in Texas and will stop at nothing to bring her in. The journey to California is a rocky one. They are constantly running from RONA and dealing with some not so friendly allies. Meanwhile, they are given no information about what is happening and why. Frustration mounts for Alexa when she is left with nothing but cryptic messages from her mother and prophetic dreams. She tastes death for the first time, ending her childhood innocence forever. She is met with condescending questions from commanders at each resistance base she visits. She does the only thing she can do, the one thing her father taught her well. She fights to survive long enough to save her father from death.
Alexa has one goal in mind to rescue her dad from prison but first she must confront her mother. The relationship between Alexa and her mother is strained because she continues to lie to her about her past. Alexa and her friends, Xander, Kara, Jed, and Jacob defy her mother, the leader of the resistance, and take off on their own rescue mission across the country to save her father. They not only have RONA to watch out for, but the resistance has also placed a price on their heads. During her quest to save her father she finds out everything is not what it seems and her parents are harboring yet a another explosive secret. Will they defeat the odds? Or be captured by one of the groups in the process?

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The Can't-didates

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Title: The Can’t-idates: Running For President When Nobody Knows Your Name
Author: Craig Tomashoff
Publisher: Bobtimystic Books
Pages: 302
Genre: Nonfiction
I’m not a political person by nature. Most of the time, it seems the political world plays out more like a lame ‘70s sitcom with all its predictable characters and routine storylines. However, last spring, I got tired of hearing friends and family complain about the lack of exciting, innovative candidates for president. Everyone seemed ready to vote for “None Of the Above.” So, I decided to take a 10,000-mile road trip across America in May 2015 to meet several of the more than 1600 “real people” who are legit candidates for the presidency. Including a couple in New England.
The Can’t-idates is about dreamers — not all of whom are tin-foil hat crazy — who just want to fill a hole in their lives by running for president. And as I drove to meet them all, I realized a lot about not just my life but also about the country. If we could all take time to believe in what our parents always told us — “Someday you can grow up to be president” — maybe we wouldn’t be in the shape we’re in.

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License

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Title: License
Book 2: The Big Disrupter Series
Author: Paul Markun
Publisher: Portfolio
Publication Date: July 21, 2016
Pages - 487
Genre: Thriller
License is a thriller set in Washington, D.C., Tibet, Ukraine and Telluride. Second in the series about entrepreneurs Maxine Gold and Lionel Lane versus titans of business and politics.
Maxine Gold and Lionel Lane, lovers and Co-CEO’s, are social entrepreneurs flush with new cash. Young and ambitious, they finally have the right and the might to catapult their energy drink company, Double Vision, and disrupt the industry. But the titans of business and politics have other ideas.
Lionel partners with Chinese princeling Li Ning to launch an expansion in China . . . but their venture encounters brutal hardships and heartache among the remote cliffs of Tibet.
Their billionaire mentor’s Gulfstream goes up in flames, an obsessed Russian hacker cripples their product distribution via cyber attacks, and Maxine is forced to face a hostile Senate inquiry in Washington, D.C.
Skier Reddi Christiansen, the face of the company, is in emotional free-fall, as her final days to qualify for the Norway Winter Olympics tick away. . . while her boyfriend, ex SEAL and cyber-sleuth Trig Garcia, is stuck in a deadly special ops deployment near the Hindu Kush mountains.
Maxine discovers the only way to save their future is to face her painful past . . . a high school tragedy along the Potomac River, where the Secret Service ripped her ideals–and love–from her heart.

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A Touch Of Morning Calm

 

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Title: A Touch Of Morning Calm
Book 5: Sam Jenkins Mysteries Series
Author: Wayne Zurl
Publisher: Melange Books, LLC
Publication Date: July 12, 2016
Pages -  307
Genre: Mystery / Police Procedural

Chief Sam Jenkins runs headlong into Tennessee’s faction of Korean organized crime when a mobster tries to shake down two former call girls attempting to establish a legitimate business. Soon, bodies begin piling up—all with a Korean connection—in Sam’s town of Prospect and nearby Knoxville.
Sorting truth from fiction calls for more than Sam and his officers can handle, so he turns to the women in his life for assistance. His wife, Kate, Sergeant Bettye Lambert and TV news anchor, Rachel Williamson contribute significantly in clearing the convoluted homicides.

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Amelia The Venutons

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Title: AMELIA THE VENUTONS AND THE GOLDEN CAGE
Author: Evonne Blanchard
Publisher: Independent
Pages: 62
Genre: Children’s Fantasy
This is book two in a series of ten space adventures, for children ages 5-10.
Uglesnoo is a friendly purple alien from Pluto.  He needs Amelia’s help.  His sister is very sick.  The only cure is a repelling crystal from Neptune.  With his Earthling friend, Amelia, they must continue their quest.  More items are needed to buy the crystal.  But Venus is full of danger and angry aliens.  Are Uglesnoo and Amelia in over their heads?

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Is He Cheating

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Title: IS HE CHEATING?
Author: Lisa Daily
Publisher: Siesta Key House
Pages: 112
Genre: Relationships/Self-Help

Dating advice for women on the brink — You suspect he’s having an affair. Now what?

Are you stressed, anxious, feeling like you’re going crazy, can’t sleep, wondering what’s really going on – if he’s been with another woman, or flirting with someone at work or online? Can’t stop thinking about infidelity in marriage?

For your own sanity, you need answers NOW:

* Find out now if your man is high-risk for an affair, and how to tell if he’s genetically-programmed to cheat
* Why he cheats, how to affair proof your relationships, how to tell if they’re not just friends, and the key to surviving infidelity
* Unmistakable signs of cheating, deception, how to spot affairs in marriage
* The single best place to look for evidence if you suspect an affair
* How to become a human lie detector: know instantly if he’s telling the truth about infidelity or catch him in a lie on the spot
* What you need to do right this minute if you think he’s cheating
* The biggest mistake you’ll make when confronting your partner about his affairs and infidelity that can keep you from ever learning the truth
* How emotional affairs can be worse than sex
* Love help: How to reclaim your power and move past it once you learn the truth about affairs and infidelity — whether you stay in your relationship or not

85% of women who suspect their partner is cheating are right

There’s a reason the alarm bells are going off in your head, and you can’t seem to shake the feeling that something bad is happening.

Why is he acting so differently lately?

It’s the odd little things that leave you feeling unsettled: He keeps mentioning the same woman from work. His phone is off when you need to reach him. He’s distant, disconnected, or picking a lot of fights lately. Maybe you can’t quite put your finger on it, but something’s off. You can feel it. In your gut.
You try to trust him, but you can’t stop picturing him with another woman, maybe even someone you know.

You’re not alone

What you need is relationship advice and support — proven advice to find out right now, for sure, if he’s cheating on you or not. And most of all, how to survive infidelity, reclaim your power, and find happiness again. I’m Lisa Daily, the expert on relationship advice for women on NBC’s DAYTIME show and author of numerous best selling books on dating advice for women. I wrote “Is He Cheating? to give you detailed, step-by-step plan to find out the truth — whether (or not) he’s sleeping around, cheating online, or committing infidelity in marriage. I’ll hold your hand every step of the way –from validating your suspicions to gathering evidence to teaching you exactly what to say to him to get the truth you need. And then, I’ll teach you how to reclaim your dignity and move past this.
I know exactly how you feel: You feel sick every time you think about it. You feel betrayed, humiliated and ashamed. You feel like a fool. How did this happen?

Not knowing the truth is destroying your life

Worry keeps you up at night, doubting what’s real and what’s not. You feel scared, humiliated and alone. Your relationship is in trouble. And no matter what you learn when you discover the truth, you can’t continue on this path. Eventually the stress of the situation will spread like a cancer into every other area of your life – your job, your self-esteem, your other relationships, your kids. You can’t go on this way. You need this book.

“Truly the best dating advice book to get every answer you need on infidelity- a survival guide”

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Spell Breaker

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Title: SPELL BREAKER: THE CHRONICLES OF ELEDON BOOK ONE
Author: Joni Parker
Publisher: Village Green Press LLC
Pages: 345
Genre: Fantasy
For the first time in a thousand years, the spell around Seaward Isle is broken.  Lady Alexin (Alex) uses her magical powers to stop the storms, allowing the inhabitants to flee.  The Elves lead them to Eledon, their homeland and offer sanctuary to all.  However, the mortals long for a return to their world, so the Elves create a portal to get them there.  Meanwhile, Alex, who is part Elf, choses to stay with her Elf family and takes on a mission to eliminate the most notorious criminal in Eledon, a Marsh Elf known as Sawgrass.  As he plots to take over Eledon, she infiltrates his organization to destroy it, only to find her actions have significant consequences, forcing her to choose to stay in Eledon or leave with the mortals.

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Sense of Touch

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Title: SENSE OF TOUCH
Author: Rozsa Gaston
Publisher: Renaissance Editions
Pages: 324
Genre: Historical Romance
“Readers who love their romantic fiction intertwined with real-life figures from history will find Sense of Touch a compelling read. The touching love story gives an interested glimpse into court life in France in the late 15th century. The fictional heroine is well drawn and a formidable counterpart to Anne of Brittany.”—RT
“An enchanting historical romance. Set in the court of Anne of Brittany, we also learn much about the woman who was twice Queen consort of France and her struggle to produce a living heir for the throne. Well-paced with period detail.” —The Westchester Guardian
In July of 1497 Anne of Brittany, Queen of France, gives birth to a son. Within hours the child joins the five dead siblings who came before him.
In the mournful weeks that follow, fifteen-year-old Nicole St. Sylvain meets Philippe de Bois, a young horse trainer breaking in one of the queen’s stallions. The attraction between the two is immediate, but duty and honor bring their romance to an abrupt halt. They work together to heal the horse’s infected hoof, then part ways.
As the daughter of a wealthy but untitled merchant, Nicole exists in a precarious social position. Her family has money, she is the sole heir, but she is only noble on her dead mother’s side. An arranged marriage to an established noble family will secure her future but dash any hope she has of a life with Philippe.
When the queen’s only living child falls ill, she remembers Nicole’s skill as a healer. If Nicole’s healing sense of touch can save the royal child, will the queen reward her with the greatest desire of her heart—marriage to her one true love?

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Oh Ship!

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Title: OH SHIP! TALES OF A CRUISING CHICK AND OTHER TRAVEL ADVENTURES
Author: Lori A. Moore
Publisher: Tate Publishing
Pages: 134
Genre: Travel/Humor
Cruises can be quite the adventure within an adventure if you keep your eyes open and watch the little dramas that are going on among the several thousand passengers and crew members aboard the ship. Reading author Lori A. Moore’s true tales of things that happen on the high seas will have you saying, “Oh Ship!” From stories of passengers pepper-spraying other passengers to grown men fighting over glass figurines of penguins, you’ll laugh until your ribs hurt.

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Across the Long Sea

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Title: ACROSS THE LONG SEA
Author: Sarah Remy
Publisher: Harper Voyager
Pages: 324
Genre: Fantasy
The gripping follow-up to Stonehill Downs
As the most valuable asset in the kingdom of Wilhaiim, Malachi Doyle has many responsibilities—protector, assassin, detective, and King Renault's right-hand man. And until he met Avani in the cursed village of Stonehill Downs, he believed he was the last of his kind: a magus who can communicate with the dead.
But Wilhaiim is left vulnerable when Mal and his page, Liam, are kidnapped and ferried across the Long Sea to a warring kingdom in search of its own magus. To make matters worse, a springtime plague is rapidly spreading, and beneath the earth the sidhe are preparing for war. With Mal missing and presumed dead, Avani reluctantly takes his place as Wilhaiim's magus. But her powers are unreliable and untested, her many allies are treacherous, and she is certain Mal is alive. Will she be able to keep Wilhaiim—and herself—safe?

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The Lobby

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Title: THE LOBBY
Author: Randy M. Sherman
Publisher: Friesen Press
Pages: 222
Genre: Satire/Humor
Dear Reviewer:
The media loves Randi Sherman’s latest book, THE LOBBY, as evidenced by her frequent appearances on television and radio such as WTVR (CBS), WREG-TV (CBS), KOB-TV (NBC), WTMJ-TV (NBC) and nationally-syndicated The Maggie Linton Show (Sirius XM Radio), and others.
When I read the first page of Randi Sherman’s THE LOBBY, where she describes San Francisco’s landmark choice of hotels as “More than just a hotel, The Shipley is a microcosm of humanity,” I knew I was in for a treat.
“The Lobby is an impressive, deftly crafted work of original fiction that will prove to be a riveting read from beginning to end.”—Midwest Book Review
And when I continued reading about the guest on a business trip who complains about every add-on charge; the controlling husband who badgers the front desk staff while his embarrassed wife looks on helplessly; the company employees attending an off-site conference playing musical bedrooms; the adulterous couple sauntering freely in a hotel lobby thinking their secret is safe from their respective spouses; the out-of-towner wanting to get his money’s worth on his weekend stay who disputes every charge on his bill; the aging playboy who flirts with the polite hotel receptionist thinking he’s still got it when she smiles back at him as she is trained to do, I was hooked. Ms. Sherman’s character descriptions are thoroughly spot on in this engaging, highly entertaining novel.
THE LOBBY is set at a grand San Francisco hotel, The Shipley, which is a composite of every hotel Ms. Sherman has ever stayed at. The Shipley’s fictitious lobby, which could be a stand-in for any upscale hotel lobby in the world, is a stage where one can witness the antics and comings and goings of all types of people with independent reasons for being at the same place at the same time. In THE LOBBY, Ms. Sherman presents 50 intersecting stories that take place during a single 24-hour period, in just one location. Her book is a hilarious description of what goes on in hotels, how the staff copes with difficult guests, and what types of people stay at upscale hotels.
Sherman’s experience as a stand-up comedienne is evident throughout the hilarious, often laugh-out-loud scenes in THE LOBBY, where her insights into humanity’s flaws, preoccupations, and private behavior when you think no one is looking, are so accurate.
Like Grand Hotel, Neil Simon’s California Suite and The Plaza Suite, THE LOBBY delivers a vast canvas of characters that displays people behaving in all their outrageous and unwitting guises for all the world to see when they think no one is noticing.
I hope you will consider reviewing this unique, insightful, engaging and very entertaining novel.
Best,
Gilbert K. Zachary

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Raising Sleepy Stones

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Title: RAISING SLEEPY STONES
Author: P.H.T. Bennet
Publisher: DreamKeeper Publishing
Pages: 404
Genre: Middle Grade Fantasy
Like every kid in Solasenda, Kiva Stone has been far too busy training for one of the five town guilds to think about something as useless as dreaming. But when she and her sister DeeDee uncover a mysterious plot to get rid of them, their only hope lies with a shadowy group of people who wield unimaginable powers drawn from their dreams. As the girls escape with them up the Varruvyen river, they start learning secret Dreaming Way techniques that have been forbidden for centuries. But how can they learn enough to stand against the enemies chasing them? The answer lies in the shattered history of Orora Crona, the lost Valley of Dreams, and whoever can piece it together first will rule for centuries to come.

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