Traveling the Mother Road—Route 66—Charlie swaps his oppressive family for an offbeat cast of characters and learns about freedom, love, and how to stand up for himself in Elizabeth Barlo's Ruth 66.
The HARRIET CLUB: A NOVEL of SAN FRANCISCO by Kathe Maguire – Literary, Y/A Mystery/Thriller, Romance
Obsession and dedication go hand in hand in Kathe McGuire's The Harriet Club, a gritty Y/A mystery thriller set in the shadow of San Francisco.
Gloria Two-Feathers comes from a combined Scottish and Native American heritage and studied extensively with a Lakota elder. Story-telling springs naturally from her background, allowing her to create, in Tallulah’s Flying Adventure, a tale ideal for reading aloud and sure to engage the reader as much as the listener.
The WELL: WHAT HAPPENS WHEN the MIND RELEASES but the HEART SUSTAINS by Colleen Golden – Aging Parents, Heartwarming, Coma
Colleen Golden's prose is imbued with a wistful nostalgia, so perfect for a book that considers the variedness of life and the questions of death. While we don't know all the answers, The Well helps us realize that because "love makes a good conduit," the possibilities are, indeed, endless.
Helena P. Schrader reminds us that each passing moment is also history. To understand the events reported on the front pages of today's newspapers, there's no greater teacher than the past. This novel is filled with lessons we'd be foolish to neglect.
Can love blossom between the most unlikely pair in a multi-cultural, tension-ripe environment? Author J.L. Oakley breathes life into an often forgotten part of Pacific Northwest history in her beautifully penned novel, Mist-chi-mas: A Novel of Captivity.
Funny, compassionate and endearing The Deep End is a well-crafted cozy, with just a touch of the exotic life, murder and mayhem, and the Bundt cake brigade to hook readers into devouring the rest of Julie Mulhern’s series, The Country Club Murders.
The Apprentice transports the reader to a raw, natural world, one with fields of sweet smelling sage, soaring hawks and diving falcons. The language and beauty of the sport of falconry is woven expertly into the narrative, providing the reader a glimpse into a rarified world while providing believable, relatable characters.
COCOON of CANCER: an INVITATION to LOVE DEEPLY by Abbe Rolnick & Jim Wiggins – Spiritual & Mental Healing, Personal Transformation, Living with Cancer
A couple struggles with a cancer diagnosis, facing and overcoming a mountain of emotional challenges.
The TRAIN from OUTER SPACE by Alan Sproles and Lizanne Southgate – Middle-Grade, Alien Invasion, Wormholes, Magic Trains
All aboard! All aboard! If you’re an adventurer with a keen sense of putting the universe to rights, come aboard this new middle-grade romp through our wacky solar system for a journey your lifetime. With all fun this book offers, you won’t want to miss the ride!