Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Book Discovery! (Tuesday Aug 12)

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 2nd Face: Thriller, by Nika Lubitsch
After a rushed marriage the German PR-woman Julia, follows George Osterman, a world famous author of thrillers, to the States - only to find herself the sole and lonely occupant of a gilded cage in Florida, while George takes himself off to an undisclosed location to write. When suddenly human remains are discovered in the Everglades, the bodies have been dismembered in a way that eerily reminds Julia of some of the murders in George´s books. Who is this man she promised to love and cherish and who is now hiding from her in a beach house? With the help of her best friend she embarks on a search for her husband´s true self. With the result that the two women soon get caught up in an almost fatal whirlwind of events, written and directed by...
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Chasing Fireflies (The Morning Star Trilogy Book 1), by Paul Seiple

Set the fireflies free. Send them home before God cleanses the world.

Homicide cop, Michael Callahan sees death everywhere. During the day, he protects the city from evil. At night — he is the evil. He hears the hopeless pleas, feels the last breath of the victims. He sees life fade away through the eyes of the killer. In his dreams, Michael is the killer.

But it's just dreams. Right?

The internal struggle of protector versus killer refuses to stay hidden when the dreams become reality. A serial killer, who calls himself Murmur, stalks the streets of North Carolina, searching for the "fireflies." Michael knows the victims all too well — he's ...
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99 Jobs: Blood, Sweat, and Houses, by Joe Cottonwood
Indie Discovery Award Winner! "Best Nonfiction Book of 2014"

Joe repairs homes. With each job,
he enters somebody’s private world.
Revealing a life. Or changing it.

Here’s blue collar writing, finely crafted, about good hard work—and some bad work, too. Meet proud carpenters and working-class hippies. Meet clients who flirt, cheat, seduce, fight—and clients who warm your heart. Learn the taste of sewage, the jolt of a live wire. Drive to the emergency clinic with a wooden stake through your hand. Feel the satisfaction of work that is honest, simple, strong—sometimes perfect.

“A house is alive. It breathes. It expands and contracts. It ages. Sometimes it falls sick, and then...
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What Next? The Millennial's Guide to Surviving and Thriving in the Real World, by Michael Price
Secrets for Success in the Real World FINALLY Revealed!

What Next? takes Millennial’s through high school, college, Corporate America, personal finance and beyond, and gives the reader insight to take on the world with ease and confidence with step-by-step skills and life lessons.

This book has been designed for both Millennials and parents of Millennials to create a dialogue about the complexities of the real world and how to navigate the unique challenges Generation Y face today.


- How to use the Internet for continuing education, networking, building a business, and turning your passion into profit

- Four tactics to begin in high school/coll...
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Delores Fletcher, Cobweb Catcher, by Kathryn Rose Jacoby
Giant spiders are nesting in people's homes and sixteen-year-old Delores Fletcher is now the town's official Cobweb Catcher - and alone. She's alienated any friends she might have had at flight school and now turns to the unlikely help of an outcast ghost and the spirit of her great-great-great-grandmother Mabel Verity Fletcher, the most notorious Cobweb Catcher in history. But, life for a Cobweb Catcher can be difficult and things aren't always what they seem. Magical powers alone are not enough, especially when Delores' success means unbalancing the ecology of her town....
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Project Management - Write a Winning Business Case: How To Identify The Hottest Options & Secure The Best Investment - Bonus Download Included (ProjectTemplates® Book 2), by James Leal
Guide to Writing a Winning Business Case

How To Identify The Hottest Options & Secure The Best Investment!

- Easy to Use, Comprehensive, Step-by-Step Instructions, Guide & Template
- Strategic Business Case, Outline Business Case, Full Business Case
- Everything you need to create a WINING BUSINESS CASE!

* Bonus 'MS Word' Business Case Template Download Included *

5 Essential Component Cases:

1. Strategic Case,
2. Commercial Case
3. Economic Case
4. Financial Case
5. Project Management.

Describing the Relationship Between the Objective...
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The Quest of Narrigh: The Other Worlds (The Other Worlds (Sci-Fi Fantasy Series Book 1)), by S.K. Holder
THE OTHER WORLDS: where the realms of science-fiction and fantasy collide...

Connor becomes trapped in a fantasy world while playing the online fantasy role-playing game, The Quest of Narrigh. He has no memory of how he got there. He played the game well on his brother’s laptop. He defeated his enemies with his acts of defiance and bravery. Now the game has become a reality. And in a world governed by magic, filled with hostile races, warring factions and ferocious beasts, Connor soon finds he does not have the bravery to swat a fly.

As the world around him grows starker and more perilous in his mind, Connor knows that he must master his abilities if he wants to find his way home and muster his courage if he w...
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Doubt (Among Us Trilogy Book 1), by Anne-Rae Vasquez
For readers who have a twisted delight in books with an "End of Times / Armageddon" theme and are fans of shows like "Fringe", "Medium" and "Supernatural"

Finalist in Readers' Favorite Book Award 2014 in three categories

At 21 years old, Harry and Cristal are fresh out of university with their PhD's. Labeled all their lives as being 'weird' and 'geeky', they find true friendships with other outcasts by playing online virtual reality games. Now they face the challenges trying to get used to their 'adult' identities. Harry Doubt, a genius programmer and creator of the popular online game 'Truth Seekers', has a personal mission of his own; to find his mother who went mysteriously missing while volunteer...
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