Friday, June 3, 2016

Book Discovery Day! (Friday June 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!
Between Fire and Pines (The Code), by Kathleen Sawisky
Fifteen-year-old Natalia Artison knows something she shouldn’t -- a secret her mother was murdered for – The Code. Natalia’s father claims the Code is the only thing left to protect her before abandoning her on the side of the road. With nowhere left to turn, Natalia is taken in by the shadowy organization that employed her parents and becomes the ward of reluctant agent Steven Delarno. For his part, Steven would rather be exploring the bottom of a bottle than babysitting a snarky teenager, but the promise of redemption for past sins is too great to ignore.

Natalia and Steven can’t waste time sparring however. The same man who butchered Natalia’s mother is closing in, and is determined to massacre every person standi...
                     
Fowl Holiday, by Cheri Milionis Hooper
Alana’s parents are too self-involved to include her in their holiday plans this Thanksgiving. Luckily, she gets an offer from her eccentric aunt to fly to Fiji and spend the holiday with her. One might think a trip to Fiji would be the trip of a lifetime, especially when the cute guy Alana spotted at the airport ends up sitting behind her on the plane. Instead, she runs into one adventure after another. This could definitely be a life-changing Thanksgiving vacation.
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The Lost Pilot (Athena Lee Chronicles Book 0), by T S Paul
This is the Prequel for the Athena Lee Chronicles.

Before Athena Lee and the worlds that she knew there was an embattled Earth.

Earth was in turmoil before the first colony ship was launched. The Cyber Wars raged across the planet as country battled country. The war was fought until only the Major Powers were victorious. In the aftermath, the United Nations came into it's own. Warriors, trained and bred to be the best the world had ever seen emerged from the shadows, bringing order and control out of the chaos of the Cyber Wars. Sam was one such warrior. Born and bred to serve he followed his orders and became one of the best pilots in the service. The future of man lay in the stars. Colonization was a good way to ...
                     
Haven: Chronicles of Warshard, by Katherine Bogle
Princess Haven was never meant to be Queen.

Her immortality has saved her time and time again, but when the last of her royal family dies at her feet, she is next in line to rule a nation on the brink of war. With no formal training on how to be Queen, Haven must rise to the occasion with the help of her best friends, and personal guard, or risk losing everyone she has ever loved.

With war to the West, and no escape to the East, the evil tyrant Kadia sets her sights on the six kingdoms. Haven's neighbors are quick to fall under the swords of Kadia's shadow soldiers, leaving a sea of bodies and a clear path to Haven's only home. Haven must make a choice; take her people and flee to the foreign Republic across the se...
                     
The Superhero's Test (The Superhero's Son Book 1), by Lucas Flint
Note from the author: This book goes back up to full price June 5th.

For fans of Logan Rutherford's "The Second Super" and Tom Reynolds's "Meta"

Seventeen-year-old Kevin Jason starts his first day at his new school by unintentionally punching the local bully through the cafeteria wall. When Kevin's father, a legendary superhero, learns of this, he insists on training Kevin to master his new powers, though Kevin finds his father's training methods a lot less exciting than he thought they were going to be.

But Kevin's training takes on new urgency when the local bully's father--Master Chaos, one of the world's most dangerous supervillains--breaks out of prison and declares Kevin his new archenemy for ha...
                     
Jailbreak (Crystal Book 8.5), by Dayo Benson
Crystal never imagined that marrying Juda would make her a target for practitioners who want him to return to the occult, or that she would be given an ultimatum to leave him or die. Kidnapped from an airport, she must come up with a plan to escape.

Jailed for crimes his father forced him to commit, Juda Lincoln is not in a good place. The last thing he needs, the weekend before his trial begins, is practitioners attempting to break him out of jail. Will anybody believe he had nothing to do with it? And will Crystal stand by him now that the whole world knows who he is and hates him?...
                     
This Calling Master, by Steven Evans
After Michael graduated from college, the job market deposits him in a city far from his friends, his social life, and his girlfriend. Michael is alone in this new city, but he believes he has found the perfect hobby to occupy his time in his solitude. A hobby he calls urban exploration — the breaking into derelict buildings so he can view a past life untouched by historical renovations.

In his urban exploration run, Michael finds an illicit remedy to help him get through his humdrum life. With each passing day, he finds himself more and more attracted to it. It becomes the object of his fascination. But he knows what’s calling to him. Something different. Something he wishes not to acknowledge. Something deeper inside him....
                     
Betrothed to the Earl's Brother: Regency Romance (The Montcrieffs of Castleton Book 2), by Charlotte Darcy
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Miss Emily Bowers is a quiet little mouse. Daughter to Lord and Lady Bowers she has been schooled to keep her humor, intelligence, and bright personality hidden, to be a good daughter. Now she is to be married to Gerald Montcrieff. An arrogant young man who would ruin her for his pleasure and cheat on her once they were married. He delights in humiliating her and playing her off against her best friend.

At first, she goes along with this but as his character shows she wants no more to do with the man. Surely her parents will understand.

“There is no money for a dowry, you are a burden and this is our chance to be rid of you.”
Emily cannot belie...
                     

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