Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Book Discovery! (Tuesday Aug 11)

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!
Matchbook: A Novel, by DesireƩ Prosapio
"I didn't have the attitude for the world's oldest profession. Or the shoes."

Meet Carol Lassiter, wisecracking, streetwise heroine of Matchbook. Emotionally lost after her daughter Ella's alleged suicide, Carol goes deep underground with no plans of resurfacing. But when a matchbook with a phone number scrawled inside is dropped into her "donations" box, Carol is plunged into a dangerous game of cat and mouse with a mystery man who dangles a dramatically different story of Ella's death. But could he have a more sinister agenda? Carol wanders the underbelly of the city in search of the truth—and a nice rum and Coke—until Ella's secrets catch up with her and she must question her tenuous sanity.

Set on the streets of...
Bad Mojo, by Eva Blackstone
One Curse
Two Run-Ins with The Law 
Three Foster Kids
Four States to Cross
and a Category Five Hurricane

Bobby is in for the road trip of a lifetime when he flees his foster home in Illinois to find the voodoo priestess who can lift his curse to save his unconscious mother and fix all the bad in his life. The funny thing about curses though, is sometimes they don't want to be broken, and New Orleans at the end of August 2005 is no place for three kids on the run.

A twelve-year-old boy, convinced he's cursed, flees his foster home in Illinois to find a voodoo priestess in N...
Stranger or Friend, by Silvia Villalobos
L.A. lawyer Zoe Sinclair finds her Wyoming hometown reeling from the murder of its most popular resident: her best friend, Lori. Not less unnerving are the strange cries coming from the woods. The lawyer inside the woman is prompted into action, but she meets resistance from a town wary of outsiders. When a second body is found and Zoe is threatened, the case turns personal. Under pressure from the sheriff to leave the probing to the police, and taunted by the killer’s subtle messages, Zoe finds herself trapped in a game of hunter and prey....

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