Friday, October 17, 2014

Book Discovery! (Friday Oct 17)

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!
Heaven's Basement, by Richard Poche
Bunny and Cody are a pair of escorts entertaining two low-rent dope dealers in a seedy motel. When one of the dealers attacks Cody, Bunny takes the law into her own hands and shoots the men dead.

Stealing the drug dealer's stash of cocaine and money, the women carjack a housekeeper at the motel.
Lolita is no ordinary maid, however, as she mysteriously knows details about the prostitutes' lives.

Paul Nighthorse is an emotionally scarred deputy who catches the case. His pursuit takes a dark turn as his own demons come back to haunt him in the form of a stripper who has information on the whereabouts of the women.

With the deputy in hot pursuit, the threesome go on the run. Lolita tries to talk ...
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Java Programming for Kids: Learn Java Step By Step and Build Your Own Interactive Calculator for Fun! (Java for Beginners), by R. Chandler Thompson
***** #1 Best Seller in Children's Computer Programming *****

Ever use that free calculator application on your computer? Probably, but chances are it was such an unmemorable experience that you couldn’t say for sure whether you have or not.


What if that calculator knew your name? What if it carried on a conversation with you, and asked you questions? You’d probably remember it a little better! Maybe even make a point of using it whenever you needed to crack an equation!


But you know what? You could build your own one-of-a-kind calculator.


All you need is Java.


Java is a very powerful, yet easy to learn language. It’s absolutely FREE and...
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Mercenary Instinct (Mandrake Company), by Ruby Lionsdrake
Skulking around in the ruins on a planet swarming with treasure hunters, slavers, and bounty hunters isn’t good for one’s health. But Ankari Markovich needs a few archaeological samples for her latest business venture, a venture that might prove lucrative enough to move her family off the impoverished planet where she grew up. Unfortunately, she has no sooner collected her samples than she’s captured by a band of brawny mercenaries. The captain might be handsome, but he’s intent on turning her over to some finance lord who has, for reasons unknown, put a bounty on her head, a ridiculously large one at that. If she can’t figure out a way to escape before she’s delivered to the lord’s home world, she could be forced into a life ...
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Inferno: Go to Hell, by Scott Reeves
"The seal must not be broken. What's inside must not get out."

The 10th century A.D.

Fanatical Christians rebelling against the Pope dug deep into the Earth in a quest to find Hell. And for a thousand years, they kept on digging.

The present day.

A group of American college students stranded in England descend into an abandoned medieval mine, where they encounter a hellish nightmare world.

Getting in was easy. Getting out will unleash Hell on Earth....
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Clean Eating Power: Secrets of Clean Eating Revealed (Clean Eating: Get The Skinny), by JH Lewis PhD
Clean Eating Power: Secrets of Clean Eating Revealed, is an introductory guide to clean eating written for people who want to live a healthier lifestyle but feel confused by the wealth of available information and don’t know where to start.

The book is written in a friendly conversational style with references to the author’s own experience and contains many links to further sources of information including recipes that the author has tried and recommends.

The Clean Eating Lifestyle is simplified into One Mantra, Three Principles and Seven Rules, all based on the more general principle that life works better when we do a bit more of what works for us and a bit less of what we’ve found through experience ha...
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It's a Snap! Crocodiles and Alligators Picture Book for Kids: Learn about the differences between crocodiles and alligators (It's a Series of Kids Picture Books 1), by Liz Parker
Children of all ages are captivated by crocodiles and alligators.


How much do you really know about them and what are the differences between crocodiles and alligators?

How do you distinguish them from one another?

Where do caiman and gharial fit in?

Alligators and crocodiles may look similar; but they have many differences that help people to tell them apart. Of course, you may not want to get too close because alligators and crocodiles have been known to attack humans! There are many differences in their body structures, their behavior, where they live, how long they have been around on earth, and even in the way scientists classify or group them.
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Love Psalms A Christian Love Story, by Pastor Joey Bauer
"Love Psalms" - A Christian Love Story.

Love stories, Christian values, hope, pain and romance. This book is a fond recollection of Pastor Joey Bauer's personal experiences.

This is a story of struggle, as his first love tragically succumbed to a terminal illness at a very young age. However, this is also a story of finding hope in the light of God, fueled by the firm belief that "All things work for the good for those who love God". With this belief Pastor Joey, who goes by Adrian in this Christian Love Story, goes through the ups and downs of life, dealing with pain but never giving up hope.

Discover one of the most heartfelt and emot...
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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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