Friday, January 29, 2016

Book Discovery Day! (Friday Jan 29)

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 Lost Heir, by Allison Whitmore
Isabella Foxworthy was just another girl…until she learned she was an empath, able to read the energy of others. A secret world known as the Violet City lies beneath her family’s hotel in Los Angeles. Through this discovery, Isabella is catapulted into a whirlwind of magic, adventure, and danger. The Violet City holds the key to protecting her stability; her family hotel, her friends, and her very sanity. With morphlings, empaths, and fair folk also comes a powerful entity that twists her mind into knots, threatening everything she loves. Now, Isabella and her new friends—a guitar-playing jock, his gifted but neurotic brother, and a set of over-indulged twins—have until her 16th birthday to save her world with the help of someone wh...
                     
Wicked Wager, by Beverley Eikli
A dissolute rake, a virtuous lady, a ruthless society beauty and a missing plantation owner with secrets — just another day in Georgian England…
1780
Wealthy Jamaican plantation owner Harry Carstairs has disappeared — and everyone wants to know where he is…
Celeste Rosington knows her place in society, and while she may not be overjoyed at her upcoming wedding to her detached cousin Raphael, she nonetheless hopes the marriage will be successful. When Raphael asks her for her help to save Harry, she agrees. But her decision costs her more than she knows…
Celeste’s clandestine visit to Harry’s home is witnessed, and her connection to Harry misconstrued. Harry’s secrets put Celeste into mo...
                     
Pandora Red (A Frank Bowen conspiracy thriller Book 2), by Jay Tinsiano
Frank Bowen's mission is to find a GCHQ whistleblower but in doing so unwittingly risks everything, including his own family's safety.

As part of a covert team, assigned to dangerous missions, Bowen believes he knows what he's up against, until a team of Russian mercenaries are thrown into the mix, leaving everyone and everything hanging in the balance.

It's a race against the clock to save all that he holds dear and uncover the dark truths behind his mission.

Pandora Red is a gripping, fast-paced thriller that will keep you turning the pages throughout....
                     
When The Jaguar Sleeps: A jungle adventure, by J.A. Kalis
A gripping, fast-paced thiller that takes the reader into the mysterious verdant world of the Amazon jungle.

Ecuador. What was supposed to be a dream holiday turned into a nightmare for a group of foreign tourists when their plane crashed in the Amazon rainforest. Having waited in vain for a couple of days for help to arrive, the survivors of the crash decided to set off on a daring journey determined to get out of the jungle alive. But while pushing on, unaware, they entered a territory inhabited by isolated Indian tribes hostile to outsiders. A territory where probably the fabulous treasures destined for the last Inca emperor Atahualpa’s ransom, had been hidden. As it soon turned out their nightmare was just beginning. Will...
                     
Laugh-Out-Loud Jokes for Harry Potter Fans (Laugh Out Loud Jokes Book 1), by Kristina Hawkins
Here come 33 new Hilarious Harry potter jokes with awesome illustrations to make you drop coffee on your keyboard, fall down from chair and literally roll on the floor. You may also feel like running up & down the streets.

Sample Laugh Out Loud Jokes:
Why is Voldemort jealous of Harry Potter?
What did Voldemort do after reading this "Laugh-Out-Loud Jokes for Harry Potter Fans" book?
How can you tell which Harry Potter movie are you watching?
What did the Owl say to Harry Potter?
...
                     
Awake Asleep Dreaming Dead, by John Siwicki
Who sees the future, who knows the future, and who makes the future? If a wish or a dream comes true is it ours? Where did it come from? Why do we want it? Is life simply a coin toss floating in time waiting to be snatched and held? Do we make it happen? Is it a random snap of a finger instance moment selection, or can we choose which way to turn? Is it magic, illusion, something made from nothing? In the end there’s silence, peace after the last images of life fades from thought, and the whisper on our breath sounds a word. And, as the last word rolls off our lips into the eternal silence of a cool peaceful morning it’s broken, and this last flutter of time will offer a choice—be awake, asleep, dreaming or dead....
                     
My Daddy is a Soldier - Children's Book (Sweet Rhyming Bedtime Picture Book for Beginner Readers) Ages 2-6: A story of Love between a daughter and her soldier Daddy, by Kally Mayer
My Daddy is a Soldier
Picture Book suitable for Early and Beginner Readers. (Ages 2-6)
A little 4 year old girl loves her soldier Daddy, but misses him so much when he is away!
She talks about all the special times she has with her Dad, and some of the predicaments she gets into will make your child laugh.
A sweet, sad, happy and funny book that is perfect for bedtime, daytime or anytime.
Your little one will love the 32 full brightly coloured illustrations.
This book is perfect for any child that has suffered from any type of separation.

Scroll up and check out the Look Inside feature before you buy.
Check out Kally Mayer's author page for more funny picture books.
                     
Bumpers and Beignets (A Thandie and Eloise Culinary Cozy Mystery Series Book 1), by Susan D. Baker
Two long-time friends. One ancient RV. A penchant for southern cooking.

And a missing girl.

Thandie Bartlett misses the open road. Since the passing of her husband, she has been planning an epic road trip. The RV that has been sitting in her driveway for twenty years has been tuned up and is ready to go. She is just missing one thing. Her best friend. When the 72-year-old convinces her long time friend and neighbor, 68-year-old Eloise Mueller, to take a road trip with her in search of the best southern food across the nation, the two quirky women are in for a treat. But their plans will have to change when they get wrapped up in a mystery to find a waitress’s missing daughter. These aren’t your typical sleuth...
                     

No comments:

Post a Comment