Friday, October 4, 2013

Book Discovery Day! (Friday Oct 4)

It's Book Discovery Day! Twice a week 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!
Forgotten (In The Shadows: Book One), by Catherine Gardiner
Sycamore Heights, where everyone keeps a deadly secret.

Katrina Harvey has just enrolled into the senior class of Sycamore Heights High along with her foster sister, Jessica Sinclair. Unfortunately Katrina is no ordinary enrollee as ten months previously she was brutally attacked and has been left with amnesia.

Almost a year after those horrific events took place Katrina is being stalked by someone, or something, who doesn't want her to remember her past and will do anything to keep it that way.

Moving to a new town is never easy, as Suzanne Harvey is well aware, but focused on finding her older sister, Katrina, fate has led her to Sycamore Heights. Now, as Suzanne gets closer to revealing sec...
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Wrestling Against Myself, by Katie Leone
The most popular athlete in high school.
The freshman freak.
They shouldn't be friends, but when Antonio LeMano takes Courtney under his wings the whole school is in the uproar. What secret is tearing the school apart and can Antonio keep everything together.

Antonio (Tony) LaMano was entering his senior year of high school. After finishing state runner up in wrestling the year prior he spent the summer sculpting his body into an unstoppable force.

This was his year to do great things and nothing was going to get in his way.

That is until he met a small freshman girl that the other students hated with a passion. Antonio takes it upon himself to be the girl's protector before knowing the...
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REALITIES, by Marian D. Schwartz
Jenny Weaver is smart, she's funny, and she's so lonely it hurts. A year after her husband's suicide, she impulsively moves from the Northeast to California.Her young children adjust to the move, but she does not. She has made only one friend, and she isn't sure of how to handle the children's problems. In a moment of deep frustration and loneliness, she begins writing to her dead husband, Richard, telling him about her daily life. She also writes about the past until it becomes threatening. Then she decides not to write to him, but she finds it impossible to stop. The answer to their children's question-- "How-and why-did-Daddy-die?"-- is in the past, and she can't hide from the truth forever....
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PALMISTRY POINTERS To Possible Glitches in Your ROMANTIC RELATIONSHIPS, by Gennifer Dooley-Hart

Use the Centuries-Old Art of Palmistry to Learn More About Your New Romantic Interest ... or Even Your Old One.

Planning to live with someone or take the deeper commitment of marriage with all its legal entanglements? Then spending a while gaining deeper insights into your partner’s warts and all traits would be time well-spent.

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Wings of Memory (The Underground Trilogy), by Anna Kyss
When Kiernan leaves England, he hopes to unlock the secrets that could save his people from extinction. But the path to answers is fraught with danger. He never imagines what lay hidden in the Costa Rican rainforest.

Shortly after arriving, Kiernan encounters the human girl that he spent months yearning for. Kiernan must decide between his love for Meghan and his budding loyalty to his brother, Avery. He tries to place his brother first, until faced with an impossible decision.

Kiernan needs to tap into magic to save his people. The only problem: unleashing his magic involves breaking his vow to his brother. What if the only way to help Avery is to choose Meghan?

Wings of Memory is a young adult, urban fant...
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Wanted (Flick Carter), by Tim Arnot
23rd Century England. No oil. No electricity. The few remaining people get by as best they can, improvising and living off the land, or scavenging through long-derelict cities for scraps and trinkets.When Sixteen year old Flick Carter saves the life of an injured Scav, she discovers he has secrets. Secrets the authorities want badly. But someone else wants them too, someone who will stop at nothing, not even murder. For Flick, the small town of Faringdon is suddenly no longer safe. Accused of murder, and with no one left she can trust, she must run. Or die...
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Come As You Are, by Theresa Weir
Theresa Weir is a RITA winning New York Times and USA Today Bestselling author. ****Molly Young has a secret. To keep it she holds the world at a distance. Behind her lies a trail of dumped boyfriends who came too close to discovering what no one can know. When her estranged father dies of an unexpected heart attack he leaves an even deeper secret, one tied to Molly's.

At the funeral repast Molly is unable to tolerate the shoulder-to-shoulder mourners and runs out the door and down the street to the nearest bar. Come dawn, with no memory of the past ten hours, she finds herself in bed with a beautiful stranger. She slips away...
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A Zombie Romance, by Chris Perdue
What if the zombies were the supernatural heroes while the humans were the evil villains? What if the hero Adam was a self proclaimed dumbass who had only one purpose in the world... to find his bad ass zombie girlfriend Luna. And what if he found his beloved only to realize that she had supernatural strength, was a hell of a lot smarter than him, and was willing to use the lure of sexual gratification to bite him? Yeah you get the idea... Adam is destined to become the funniest zombie in history. Yet there are enigmas wrapped in mysteries with riddles and other secretive juicy tidbits that lay beneath the facade of the zombie condition. Stereotypical at first, they evolve from their transitional state, and discover it is their duty to save...
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