Friday, June 5, 2015

Book Discovery! (Friday June 5)

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!
Motivating Young People: To Possess Their Desired Future, by Susan Winner-Ogundele
Many young people are unsure of what career path to pursue and find choosing that path a daunting exercise. Unfortunately, some eventually stumble into a career without any real prior knowledge of whether it is suitable for their strengths and personal qualities. They therefore try hard to fit a square peg in a round hole and thereby become unhappy and disillusioned. The aim of this book is to; firstly inform parents, guardians, educators and youth workers how to make choosing a career path an interesting, exciting and engaging exercise for young people and secondly; it aims to create awareness that choosing a career path between the ages of 12 and 14 will motivate a young person to become engaged, focused and hardworking both inside and ou...
Cerelia's Choice, by D.A. Hill
A beautiful princess. A handsome space pirate. It could be a match made in heaven--if they survive...

When the luxury spaceliner carrying Crown Princess Cerelia across the Galactic Empire is attacked by space pirates, she is forced to flee for her life in the company of the ship's captain, Jefferson Rydel. Having left behind her home and family forever to marry Lord Veraney, the man she has selected to succeed her father as Emperor, her disappearance throws the Imperial succession into question and destabilizes the Empire.

As she struggles to adapt to a harsh and challenging environment completely unlike the refined, sophisticated, and comfortable world she has always known, she discovers again and again ...
The Other Tree, by DK Mok
It's been four years since Chris Arlin graduated with a degree in cryptobotany, and she's still no closer to scraping up funding for her research into rare plants. Instead, she's stacking shelves at the campus library until a suspiciously well-dressed man offers her a lucrative position on a scientific expedition.

For Chris, the problem isn't the fact that they're searching for the Biblical Tree of Life. Nor is it the fact that most of the individuals on the expedition seem to be lethally fashionable mercenaries. The problem is that the mission is being backed by SinaCorp, the corporation responsible for a similar, failed expedition on which her mother died eleven years ago.

However, when Chris's father is unexpec...
TANK: Street Justice, by George L. Cook III
Sometimes the only thing that can stop bad men with guns is an even badder man with guns.
 
There are some lines even thugs shouldn't cross.

When a little girl is accidentally gunned down by thugs one man, a former Army Ranger makes a promise to her mother to bring those thugs to justice. Tank is about to roll!...
My Love Forever (The Night Movers Vampire Series Book 1), by Helen Bright
Alex knew Julia was meant to be his when he saw her fourteen years ago with her father at a party thrown by his company Night Movers.

She was a young innocent eighteen year old and off to university shortly, so he decided to let her live a little before he made her his. After all he was a nine hundred and fifty year old vampire living and working in his company, alongside the humans he employed in modern day Yorkshire. He had waited this long to find love so he could wait a little longer.

Not quite a year later Julia is engaged and later married.
Alex thought his chance at love with Julia was gone.

Fourteen years on and a terrible accident leaves Julia with a devastating tragedy that no parent shoul...
Thriller in Jamaica: A Political Thriller Novel (Jamaican Action Thriller Book 1), by Jerry Beller
Gilbert is book one in the Jamaican Action Thriller Series.
This gripping, fast-paced polital thriller follows interesting good and bad guys on a suspenseful adventure from Washington DC, to Peru, to Columbia, and especially Jamaica.

Good versus Evil

A gang terrorizes Jamaica in the aftermath of Hurricane Gilbert. A small group of brave Jamaicans fight great odds to protect the capital city.

Adventure

A white congressional staffer in Washington moves to Jamaica and gets caught up on the wildest ride of his life.

Agony Abroad

A Jamaican artist and several other Jamaicans get trapped at Baltimore-Washington International. They only want to get home to check on their loved ones.

The Lincoln Penny: A Time Travel Series, Book 1, by Barbara Best
History geek Jane Peterson just hit the refresh button on her life when, during a Civil War reenactment, she is thrust into a raging siege with brutal consequences. 2012 resets to 1862 amid the colorful, historic characters of Savannah, Georgia and bloodiest conflict in American history.

Jane's ghostly appearance is a bad omen to the doomed soldiers at Fort Pulaski. In a chilling twist of fate she is compelled to cross hostile enemy lines and seek shelter with strangers. Realizing the impact of her knowledge and horrors of Civil War medicine, Jane's dream of rescue becomes a deep desire to save others. In a story of good and evil, murder and intrigue, grave reality and the supernatural, she must face the grim truth that loving ...
Soldier Hill, by Phil Rossi
During the dark, bitter, and confused fallout of the Vietnam War, high school buddies must outsmart the system to honor a fallen soldier. A coming-of-age novella....

No comments:

Post a Comment