Friday, April 8, 2016

Book Discovery Day! (Friday, April 8)

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 Devils's Dog: Man and Monster (The Devil's Dog Book 1), by Terril Hebert
Only the tough survive in Gevaudan, France. Where hunger and hard work is a way of life, things could not be worse—until a killer animal is in their midst. Immune to bullets and prayer, she roams the jagged crags and cow towns taking women and children at will. The dashing Major Duhamel and his men push deeper into her domain and into their heads to bring down an enemy that defies reality. Chaotic and terrifying, The Devil's Dog is the story of the Beast of Gevaudan told like never before.
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How To Be Happy, Healthy & Successful In Life: Simple Steps To Happiness, by
Is happiness your goal? Want to improve your life and find happiness and success? Then look no further. This book will help you in your quest for happiness.How To Be Happy, Healthy & Successful In Life explains in a few simple steps how you can reach for your goal....
                     
America, Inc.: A Political Thriller (The Black Swan Saga Book 1), by Mikael Carlson
The battle for the fate of humanity is about to begin…
Following a global economic collapse in 2029 that brought governments to their knees, chaos and brutal violence spread across the globe. To fill the power vacuum, huge multinational corporations, backed by their wealthy benefactors, seized the reins of power and took over governing the masses. Nearly sixty years later, the world has returned to an era of prosperity and progress. There is no crime, no unemployment, no homelessness, and no war.
The progress has come at a price. People are nothing more than disposable pawns for corporate machines whose sole purpose is to enrich the elite who trade their shares on the world’s lone stock exchange, Intercorpex. Eve...
                     
The DANGER! Kids: Explosive Action Adventure, by Carlos R. Malbrew
They'll never be bored again. Join Kevin and Mike as they team with Army, Smooth, and Sal to form the most exciting club in kid history... The DANGER! Kids! When Kev's mom gets kidnapped they leap into action. Can Kevin's leadership, Mike's patience, Army's skill, Sal's toughness, and Smooth's raps turn them into heroes? Or will the start of The DANGER! Kids also be their end!...
                     
The Ancient Burden of Fear, by T. C. Walters
This is a story about courage, ancient gods, and people falling in love. The book begins in the mist of the night as a fisherman maneuvers his boat through the waters of Peru's largest port, setting the stage for an extraordinary escape from an island prison. This incident triggers a series of events that spans two continents-North and South America-and brings together the lives of six very exceptional people. Woven throughout the novel is an unusual love affair filled with depth and devotion. The catalyst for the story is Gage McClure, the owner of The Inn at the Pier in Seattle, Washington. Each of the characters will be bound together by Gage's desire to repay a debt of honor and, coincidentally, will be affected by the strange resurrect...
                     
Miss Julia Inherits a Mess, by Ann B. Ross
In the latest in Ann B. Ross's New York Times bestselling series, Miss Julia finds herself an executrix on a desperate hunt for a valuable collectible amid a jumble of the estate's antiques, and if she finds a prize she can honor Miss Mattie's last wishes 

When Miss Julia hears that Miss Mattie Freeman has taken a fall and is in the hospital, she wishes she'd spent more time getting to know the woman—and not just because she's the last person in town to hear about the accident!  So when the tumble proves fatal, the last thing Miss Julia expects is a phone call from Mr. Ernest Sitton, Attorney at Law: Miss Julia is named executor of Mattie Freeman’s last will and testament, and it looks like her last wishes ...
                     
Maggie Goes to Hollywood (Maggie MacKay Magical Tracker Book 6), by Kate Danley
Maggie's on the run. What better place to hide than in the faceless entertainment industry? Working on a movie set is about to introduce Maggie to a whole new level of evil. She didn't realize that when they talked about movie magic, they meant movie MAGIC. There is a new breed of vampire taking over the studios. Every terrible reboot and horrible movie they make is designed to drain a person's soul. Guess it'll be up to Maggie to make sure these vamps see nothing but stars.

WARNING: This book contains cussing, brawling, and unladylike behavior. Proceed with caution....
                     
Junk: Digging Through America's Love Affair with Stuff, by Alison Stewart
When journalist and author Alison Stewart was confronted with emptying her late parents' overloaded basement, a job that dragged on for months, it got her thinking: How did it come to this? Why do smart, successful people hold on to old Christmas bows, chipped knick-knacks, and books they will likely never reread? Junk details Stewart's three-year investigation into America's stuff. Stewart rides along with junk removal teams like Trash Daddy, Annie Haul, and Junk Vets. She goes backstage at Antiques Roadshow, and learns what makes for compelling junk-based television with the executive producer of Pawn Stars. And she even investigates the growing problem of space junk—23,000 pieces of manmade debris orbiting the planet at 17,500 mph, thr...
                     

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