Friday, February 22, 2013

Book Discovery Day! (Friday Feb 22)

It's Book Discovery Day! Every Friday we bring you a selection of books that are newly-published, or that have been overlooked.

Every great book was once a hidden gem. Browse through the books below and start your own discovery!

Book Discovery - newly-published and overlooked books!
Dragon's Fire: Novellas 1,2, & 3, by Danielle KazemiWhen dark creatures begin attacking...dragons rise.

Dragons, creatures of myth and legend, are long declared fictitious beings which never existed. For Annabel, one chance encounter in a darkened alley opens her eyes to the truth of their existence.

New Breed

Annabel Wells stumbles across a dark creature known as the Unseen which feasts upon the energy of humans. Before she is attacked, a young man comes to her rescue, breathing fire. She soon finds...
Goliath, by J.L. Hohler IIIFlora Lichtman had it all – the boyfriend, a job with the storied law firm of Bart, Grabek & Morse and upward mobility. But when hard times threaten to shutter the firmfirm, everything turns upside-down.

Salvation comes in the form Jack Jarvis, the notorious schmoozer and rainmaker, who promises to turn it all right-side-up. But Jarvis is also a prima donna and when Flora finds herself assigned to ‘mind’ him, she sees firsthand the fool’s errand this stroke of genius can be....
Embarkment 2577, by Maria HammarbladWhen Alexandra wakes up to an unknown environment, populated by a cat-like woman with a tail and a hologram of a rockstar, she knows she has to be hallucinating. Maybe she has hit her head, or finally suffered anervous breakdown. It doesn't get any better from finding out she died and was taken into the future by the elusive Adam, whom she can't remember, or from people telling her she's on a spaceship.

The last year or so is gone from her memory, and she has no choice but to try to a...
The Supermodel's Best Friend, by Gretchen GalwayHappily-ever-after isn't only for the rich and beautiful…

When her long-term fiancĂ© dumps her, 34-year-old Lucy Hathcoat is determined to replace him as efficiently as possible. Her best friend the supermodel is getting married to a billionaire—what better place than their week-long wedding in a luxury eco-resort to find a new man' Lucy isn’t picky; she just wants a decent guy who’s eager to start a family. Someone as logical, responsible, and practical as she is.

Iron Bloom (Legend of the Iron Flower Book One), by Billy WongJourney back to a time of epic legends with the tale of Rose, a mighty warrior torn between the power of the sword and her longing for a peaceful life.

A young woman with a kind heart and extraordinary constitution, Rose becomes a warrior to better the world. Despite the wealth and fame she wins as one of the greatest champions of her time, the bloody reality of her new life is nothing like her ideal dream. She yearns for a chance to escape the violence.

She finds that chan...
Made of Stars, by Anne FrasierABOUT THE BOOK: A genius vampire named Sinclair creates an alternate world where vampires can experience a traditional human life of love, marriage, and children. Sixteen-year-old Gabriel is Sinclair's beta tester and volunteers to fall in love with a coffee shop girl. But when the pain of love becomes overwhelming, Gabriel wonders about his decision. "It's too real," he tells Sinclair. "You made it too real."
Schisms (Red World), by V. A. JeffreyA queen in peril. An outsider priest. A young girl who dreams of adventure.

The land of Hybron, once the cultural center of the Red Planet, has fallen into an abyss of political and religious strife that have kept it embroiled in conflict. It has floundered in a dark age for centuries, the former grand kingdom falling into a collection of city-states. An ancient prophecy has reappeared, a prophecy that promises to deliver them from the corruption and increasing violence that permeates...
The River Dark, by Nicholas BennettThe river remembers everything…

The watery history of a rural English town resides in the dark tunnels beneath medieval ruins. An ancient energy slumbers there waiting to feed on Man’s capacity for evil…

A life is saved and a life is cursed. David Weaver is haunted by dreams and ghosts as the river calls to him as it always has done, since August 1976- the hottest summer ever.

The River Dark is a novel about the dark psychology of a nothing little town...
This Can't Be Normal, by Diana EstillLamenting her husband’s disappearance from a booze cruise, her mother’s eccentric gift selections, and her childhood vacations with The Walking Encyclopedia (her dad), Estill discloses the truth about her kinfolk: They’re all a touch weird.

Bad habits cause family members to ingest everything from paint thinner to motor oil. Hubby’s fascination with kitchen appliances threatens to leave household residents deaf. Her son’s faked afflictions incite a crowd fury. Only the needl...
A Suite Life (Suite Love Series, Book Two), by Sue GibsonFrustrated landscape painter Delaney Forbes finally quits her day job and is free to escape her stifling home town of Buttermilk Falls, Ontario. Nothing can stand in the way of her dream of a year spent painting in Paris -- nothing except an inopportune fire that temporarily compromises her finances, followed by a lucrative short-term job offer from handsome hotelier and absolutely confirmed bachelor Trey Sullivan. While living in adjacent penthouse suites, Delaney dreams of painting in Paris an...
A Suite Deal (Suite Love Series, Book One), by Sue GibsonJilted by her fiance, marine biologist Lily Greensly retreats to the tranquil shores of Loon Lake to research indigenous fishes and help out at her family's rustic fishing lodge. But when she finds an enormous, new-age hotel spoiling the view from her cherished inheritance, the tiny and pristine Osprey Island, Lily decides that the Nirvana Hotel's handsome owner warrants closer scrutiny. Ambitious hotelier Ethan Weatherall cut his teeth in the hotel industry and is determined to buy Lily's treas...
Love Is Blind: A Regency Romance, by Elizabeth ColeA Sweet Regency Novella

He was a walking scandal, she was a proper young woman...

A rake's cruel prank leaves the blind Olivia Blake ripe for humiliation on a ballroom dance floor. Then an even more notorious rake sweeps her into his arms. Soon she is seduced by the charm of Adrian Calwell, the scandal-chased Baron of Norbury.

Adrian's only goal in rescuing Olivia was to thwart his rival's heartless trick. But Olivia is well worth rescuing, and Adri...
Laolao's DragonGate, by Lily Wang HillA well-educated, pretty and feisty Chinese immigrant Pearl struggles with her love relationships from childhood to adulthood, and faces a dilemma on choice between America and China during a three-day job interview in China. It’s set in the American twilight and a booming China with historical flashback vignettes of the “Opium war”, “President Nixon’s China visit”, “Tiananmen Square Protests of 1989” and more.


This is a story of a woman trying to navigate the wo...
PocketRescue Family Meals: A Parent Guide to Family Meal Planning and Stress-Free Meals with Your Child, by Dr Katrin Bain"The family meals book is a lifesaver. I am not a naturally organized person and this book helps me plan my meals which is really helping. What I really like about this book is Katrin’s message that mealtimes don’t have to be stressful." Review from http://positiveparentsandkids.com

PocketRescue represents a fresh and unique approach to parenting self-help literature. Each booklet in the series offers help on o...
Colin's Prison, by D.A Wearmouth"In the beginning, Colin created Prison..."

Inmates are born into Colin's Prison. They are taught the ways of Colin's Prison from a very early age. The entire physical life of an Inmate is spent in Colin's Prison until the day they die - either mentally or physically. There is no escape."

Colin's Prison is a parody of the corrupt society designed under the illusion of God. The Prison is not only the physical world but also a state of mind.

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