Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Book Discovery Day! (Tuesday Mar 3)

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 Face Stealer (Tombs Book 1), by Robert Scott-Norton
Blood pooled around the body and left splatters up the walls. He looked at the gun in his hand and wondered what he was going to do now.

When his girlfriend is found murdered on the beach, Max becomes the prime suspect. But in this quiet seaside town, appearances are deceiving, and a terrified Max becomes the next target. Faceless assassins and a decade's old conspiracy threaten to rip the town apart and Max is caught in the middle. Trusting no one, he tears down the walls of silence that have been erected to protect humanity's biggest secret. In doing so, his meeting with the face stealer is assured…

How can he survive the ultimate thief? How can anyone?
The Voynich Cypher (Cryptology Conspiracy / Intrigue Thriller), by Russell Blake
When a sacred relic is stolen from its subterranean guarded vault, Dr. Steven Cross, amateur cryptographer, becomes embroiled in a deadly quest to decipher one of history's most enigmatic documents - a 15th century parchment written entirely in unbreakable code: The Voynich Manuscript. Stalked by secret societies and aided by the daughter of a murdered colleague, a trail of riddles catapults Cross from England to Italy to the Middle East, where a Byzantine web of ancient secrets leads him to a revelation so profound it will change the world order.

The Voynich Cypher is the second novel featuring Dr. Steven Archer Cross. The first is the Zero Sum trilogy omnibus.

Dying Embers, by B.E. Sanderson
Good girls don’t play with fire.

Emma Sweet is tired of being a good girl. When she catches her husband cheating, she hits on the perfect plan to pay back all the men who ever broke her heart. Revenge isn’t as simple as seducing her old lovers and tossing a match, but watching them burn is deliciously satisfying.

The one time in her life Agent Jace Douglas wasn’t a good girl, she lost her family. Now she would rather run far and fast when it comes to fire. Too bad for her, she can’t walk away from a case where fire is the killer’s signature. Jace needs to face her fears and catch this murderer before the flames of her past—and the smoldering heat she feels for Detective Ben Yancy—reduce her...
Kaleidoscope (The Vision Chronicles Book 1), by Chariss K. Walker
Mike Lewis has a secret; he sees visions of the future through a kaleidoscope each time he closes his eyes. He’s kept this mystical gift undisclosed for over fifteen years, but he’s had enough of hiding and reaches out to a longtime friend, Dr. Nelson Fitch. Nelson teaches Mike to become the passive observer of the horrifying images enabling the ability to mend. Soon, the visions warn Mike of his own impending dangerous situations. Once the secret has been told, however, chaos erupts into Mike's life. He no longer knows who to trust—he’s watched and tracked at every turn—and people around him are dying. Someone will do anything to learn more about Mike and this supernatural ability. Kaleidoscope covers the first eight weeks of tur...
Fluency Secrets: Learn English Quickly and Easily (Learn Quickly and Easily Series), by Nicholas Gee
Fluency Secrets is a book for students of English.
As you may have guessed it from the title, it contains my top tips to becoming a fluent speaker.
These tips have helped hundreds of students across Japan over the last 16 years.
This guide will help you change your routines and set up new systems to learn English quickly and easily.
Learning English should be fun, and I will show you how.


Tips to Improve English Fluency

Your fluency in English language is what will determine how effective you will be at communicating. It does not only determine the flow of your conversations but also your command of writing the language. Since English fluency is at the core of your success in learn...
On Her Father's Grave (Rogue River Novella, Book 1), by Kendra Elliot
In a small town like Solitude, Oregon, keeping a secret can be murder.

Stevie Taylor had left her sleepy Oregon hometown for a more exciting life. But after her police chief father passes away, the LAPD cop returns to Solitude and signs on as a patrol officer, hoping to heal from her loss…and from the horrific things she’s seen in the city.

In Solitude, everyone knows everyone else’s business—and, to Stevie’s dismay, local gossip soon ties her to the new police chief and a man from her past. Tragedy then shakes up the small town when a teenager dies after taking a strange new drug. Now, the seasoned LA cop must hunt down the dealer while investigating the most important case of her life, one that could...
From King to Obama:Witness to a Turbulent History, by Earl Hutchinson
From King to Obama: Witness to a Turbulent History conveys the exhilaration the author feels at having walked in the shadow of history of a Dr. King, a Miles Davis, a John Lennon, a Bob Marley, and many others. Hutchinson’s mission is to make the reader feel the exhilaration he felt meeting, talking with, interviewing and personally engaging with as a journalist, broadcaster, and activist the people whose monumental accomplishments affected the lives of millions over a half century from the mid-1960s to the first decade of the 21st Century....
Non-Dual Perspectives on Quantum Physics, by Tomaj Javidtash
What are the deepest truths hidden in quantum physics ?

Why are there astonishing similarities between the world of mystics and the world of modern physics ?

Where does the illusion of separation come from?

How is consciousness behind everything?

For thousands of years, mystical and religious traditions such as Advaita Vedanta have taught the concept of a nondual reality . In nondualism there is no mental, no physical—no separation between creator and creation. There is only one universe comprising variations of the same substance.

But what do these bel...

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