Friday, November 4, 2016

Book Discovery Day! (Friday November 4)

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!
Christmas Comes to Valentine (A Valentine Novel Book 5), by Curtiss Ann Matlock
Christmas comes to Valentine, and everyone has a secret desire…

The holiday spirit is alive in the beloved small town of Valentine, Oklahoma. The townspeople are buzzing about with high hopes and special wishes. With a  Secret Santa passing out surprises, everyone is wondering who the next lucky recipient is going to be.

Almost-thirteen-year-old Corrine Pendley, wants what every young girl wants—to grow up. To get her ears pierced, experience a real kiss from her first boyfriend, and, if Santa just could, a horse of her very own, right there in her happy life. She does not want her mother to come to town and spoil it all. To come and possibly take everything away.

But Anita Pendley wants to come home. S...
A Goose Creek Christmas (Tales from the Goose Creek B&B Book 4), by Virginia Smith
Al's Goose Is Cooked!
Forced into early retirement, Al Richardson knows what his wife will say when she hears the terrible news. Millie will insist that they open their B&B early. Where will that leave him? Carrying luggage and waiting tables? No way! He needs time to come up with another plan. With the help of an unlikely accomplice, Al spends his days scanning want ads and frequenting out-of-town coffee shops in an effort to hide his secret from all of Goose Creek—including his wife.

Millie is too busy to notice Al's odd behavior. Between planning a huge Christmas party and holding tight to the reins of newcomer Lulu Thacker—whose tacky decorating schemes are sure to infuriate Main Street business own...
Metropolis, by Thea von Harbou
This is Metropolis, the novel that the film’s screenwriter — Thea von Harbou, who was director Fritz Lang’s wife, and a collaborator in the creation of the film — this is the novel that Harbou wrote from her own notes. It contains bits of the story that got lost on the cutting-room floor; in a very real way it is the only way to understand the film....
The Puzzle, by S.M. R.
A book with chapters in mixed up time order. That's the basic idea of this story-puzzle, where different short stories complete one another to build up a novel like chemical elements build up life. From horror through erotica to poetry and much more.

As an ordinary child Chris was sent to a doctor, but that was where his disease started. After years of agony, the schizophrenic discovers, what happened back then. He is the victim of a shady experiment for economic reasons, that went wrong with him. There is an implanted microchip in his brain, that was supposed to make him work and consume like a machine. It functioned with nearly all the victims, but apparently Chris was too emotional and is now suffering his mental disease inst...
One Friend Too Many: And they say there's safety in numbers, by Kenton Woods
High school graduation is an exciting event that every student dreams about. We think of it as a time of joyful celebration, but what better way to celebrate than going on a camping trip to beautiful northern Arizona? While on the camping trip, the group goes on a night hike that forever changes their lives.

Confused, curious, and distraught - these friends come to the sudden realization... they have one friend too many....
The Source: A Wildfire Prequel, by Marcus Richardson
Chad Huntley can’t get sick. When an influenza pandemic kills almost everyone around him, he finds himself on the run, hunted by soldiers and mercenaries, chased across a wasteland of empty houses and dying suburbs as he tries to escape Fort Worth.

Mankind’s only hope is for him to partner with a brilliant virologist to find a cure—but not everyone wants a cure for the greater good.

The Source, the first prequel to Apache Dawn, opens a terrifying window on the early days of The Great Pandemic and sets in motion the events of the Wildfire Saga....
Murder & Menace (Cryptic Cove Cozy Mystery Series Book 2), by KP Stafford
Murder & Menace - Book 2 in the Cryptic Cove Cozy Mystery Series

Life has been quiet in the cozy town of Cryptic Cove until Lexi stumbles upon another dead body. This time it’s sheriff’s deputy Will Hunter. Several people have motive, a few have the means to do it.

With strained friendships hanging in the balance, Lexi is determined to solve this case and help her best friend through a major life-changing ordeal.

Can Lexi and Constable John find the killer before he strikes again?
Can Lexi and Peyton heal their friendship before it’s completely destroyed?

Momentary Stasis (The Rimes Trilogy Book 1), by P R Adams
World peace can be deadly.

Humans discover alien technology and start colonizing worlds outside the solar system. Genetic modification produces miracles. Science advances the human condition. And, for the first time in history, the nations of the world have achieved real peace with each other.

But only the elite truly benefit from all the advancements. Most people are still trapped on an Earth ruined by chemical pollution, nuclear accidents, and chaotic weather changes. Rebellious "genies"--genetically engineered servants--cause more harm than good. And global corporations have stripped the idea of nations and freedom of any real meaning.

Sergeant Jack Rimes is no stranger to intrigue. The U.S. Army Special ...

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