Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Book Discovery Day! (Tuesday Apr 8)

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!
The Flow, by Caroline Martin
Lexi Drachmann has always found The Flow so useful - instant messaging, comedy clips of cats doing summersaults and enough information for even the hardest homework assignment.
But then she meets a group of people who have noticed that something is wrong with the facts being provided on it by the Optimus Party.

And when friends and neighbours begin to collapse and die from a mysterious illness, she decides she needs to help the group find out why.

BUT WHAT WILL SHE DISCOVER?
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Remember the Moon: A Novel, by Abigail Carter
The Lovely Bones meets Ghost, Remember The Moon is a poignant story of an everlasting love that reaches far beyond the grave. Jay is a successful businessman, husband, and father. His sudden death leaves his wife, Maya, hollow and angry, and their seven-year-old son, Calder, spins destructively out of control. With help from a spirited afterlife therapist, Jay revisits his past, discovering hard truths about himself and the world he left behind. He attempts to comfort Maya and Calder in their grief while discovering his true "spirit" self. Then, when Maya hires a psychic to communicate with him, Jay learns her darkest secret and in his shock, inadvertently sends her on a path of ill-fated romance. Confronted with the decision to either ...
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Sensation: A Superhero Novel, by Kevin Hardman
Like millions of other kids, Jim grew up wanting to be a superhero. Unlike most of his contemporaries, however, Jim actually had the goods: a plethora of super powers that would have been the envy of any meta on the planet. But when his tryout with the Alpha League - the world's premiere group of supers - goes disastrously wrong, Jim basically becomes an outcast.

Two years later, Jim is still bitter about what happened to him. However, he soon finds himself the centerpiece in an odd turn of events that gives him a second chance at his dream. But nothing is as easy as it sounds, as Jim soon discovers. Among other things, he's made an enemy of a prospective super teammate, he's being stalked by an unknown pursuer, and...
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The Revenge of Tom Graben, by Van Holt
On Sale for a Limited Time! Normally $7.99.

THE REVENGE OF TOM GRABEN

Frank Graben rode away from Crazy Cora's shack with his back full of buckshot, clinging to the saddle and clinging to life. He soon found the trail blocked by four local outlaws who had followed him from a place called Turley's, where he had been forced to kill a mean young punk who tried to take his horse. He was too weak from his terrible wound and from loss of blood to pull his gun from the holster when the four outlaws started shooting at him.

Then Tom Graben, the tough older brother Frank hadn't seen in ten years, appeared in the rocks above the trail and started shooting.

WARNING: ...
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Once Humans (Daimones Trilogy), by Massimo Marino
Winner 2013 PRG Best in Sci-Fi Series, Reviewer's Choice Award

In a dark future, a first contact and an alien colonization set the seeds in the trilogy for a galactic upheaval and space wars with aliens. Aliens are regenerating a new, transgenic species of humans called the Selected, but when sabotage and conspiracy threaten -- and a divided humanity risks destroying itself -- can one human save his species in time?

The first contact with aliens led to the apocalypse, and then put the seeds for space wars with aliens, and galactic empires struggles."Even with the best of intentions, cruelty is just arou...
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Memory of Prophecy (The Memories Trilogy), by Megan Earley
Book 1 of the Memories Trilogy

Join three Angels: Mekana, Rafael, and Lydia, as they try to keep the peace between the races, while still trying to make it through the struggles of day to day life. Mekana, the sole negotiator for the Angels, is in need of a vacation and some extra help, could Lydia be the help she's been needing?

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Memory's Darkness (The Memories Trilogy), by Megan Earley
Book 2 of the Memories Trilogy

Near death, Mekana falls back on one of the few things that a Hybrid can do that a pure blood can't, force herself into a magical coma. Through the coma, she relives her past, watching this time as her life passes by. While Rafael, Julian, and the others try to keep her alive and heal her, Mekana is caught in a hell of her own, her own memories....
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Stone and Silt, by Harvey Chute
A ruthless murder and a stolen shipment of gold.

At school, sixteen-year-old Nikaia Wales endures the taunts of bullies who call her a "half-breed." At home, she worries about how her family will react if she reveals her growing feelings for the quiet boy next door.

Those are soon the least of her troubles. Nikaia discovers a hidden cache of gold, and when police find a corpse nearby, her father becomes a suspect. Worse, Elias Doyle is circling, hungry to avenge his brother's death.

Nikaia desperately searches for clues to save her father. In her quest to find the killer, she learns about the power of family, friendship, and young love....
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