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by John Dizikes
In the first third of the twentieth century, the women's poetry movement emanated from New York City's Greenwich Village. This powerful and moving collective biography by National Book Critics Circle Award-winner John Dizikes tells the interwoven stories of Léonie Adams, Louise Bogan, Amy Lowell, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Marianne Moore, Dorothy Parker, Genevieve Taggard, Sara Teasdale, and Elinor Wylie. All were successful and innovative as poets, and lived rich and complex lives professional... more
by Anne JanzerWriting To Be Understood is the thinking writer’s guide to effective nonfiction writing techniques, such as using analogies to illustrate unseen concepts, appealing to the reader's innate curiosity, and balancing credibility with humility. For each topic, the book combines insights from cognitive science with advice from writers and expert practitioners in fields of psychology, technology, economics, medicine, policy, and more.
by Piers Platt"In my first battle, I made fourteen thousand dollars in five minutes." On a remote planet, an autonomous scout makes first contact with extraterrestrial life. Without warning, the alien attacks, ripping the drone to shreds. Humanity is at war. Back on Earth, Sam is just another jobless graduate, drifting aimlessly while she lives off of the government's monthly stipend. When war breaks out with the aliens, she sees a way out of her life of boredom: she signs up to be a "deathstreamer," a new b... more
by Janet Wertman
After the tragic romance of Jane the Quene, the second book in The Seymour Saga trilogy, The Path to Somerset, takes a dark turn through an era in which Henry VIII descends into cynicism, suspicion and fits of madness – and in which mistakes mean death. Edward Seymour’s future is uncertain. Although his sister Jane bore Henry the son he’d sought for twenty years, when she died in childbirth, Henry’s good nature died with her. Now the fiercely ambitious Edward must carve a difficult path throu... more
by Mark HerderDuring the Great Depression, people lost more than their life savings. They lost hope. Betrayed by their faith in government, industry, and even God, they romanticized the rebel outlaws who operated outside the system: John Dillinger, Bonnie and Clyde, Baby Face Nelson. In the novel The Second Coming of Jesse James, the common people hail Jack Carpenter – moonshiner, hell raiser, and third-rate bank robber – as a latter-day Jesse James sent to deliver them from the scourge of banks and other “... more
by Joan JacobsonLife is not as orderly as it seems amidst the soybean fields of 1970s Minnesota. Farm girl Raki Pederson finds that out the hard way. Homeless, cast out by her family, carrying a baby and a heavy secret, she redeems her life through the kindness of strangers. There’s the hapless pastor, Sam, followed by a succession of women, each with her own dark secret: Margaret, guilt-ridden from her sister’s death; Carol, a feminist Robin Hood; and Mrs. Anderson, who did the ‘right thing’ only to regret it ... more
by Clare FlynnThey faced up to the challenges of war – but can they deal with the troubles of peace? Canadian, Jim Armstrong, married in haste during the second world war, after a one-night stand. When his wife and their small son join him in Canada it’s four years since they’ve seen each other. War bride, Joan discovers Jim has no intention of the family returning to England. She struggles to adapt to life on a remote farm in Ontario, far from her family and cold-shouldered by Jim’s mother. Jim, haunted by... more
by Brian VondruskaWhat imprint will you leave upon the future? How will you incorporate your core beliefs and values into your parenting style? How will you parent with purpose? This book will help you define and develop the best in yourself – and set the stage for your child to do the same.
by K.S. Villoso
In a nation of lost glory and fallen cities, mad dragons run amok and warlords bristle under the guise of peace. Now a woman must stop the ruin she helped create, but how do you fight what you are fated to fail?
Praised for strong characterization, vivid worldbuilding, and a complex, compelling heroine, this is epic fantasy like you've never seen done before.
by Mollie E. Reeder
The Electrical Menagerie, one-of-a-kind robotic roadshow, is bankrupt.
Sylvester Carthage, illusionist and engineer, has the eccentric imagination the Menagerie needs to succeed creatively — but none of the people skills. Fast-talking Arbrook Huxley, meanwhile, has all the savvy the Menagerie needs to succeed commercially — but none of the scruples.
To save their show, Carthage & Huxley risk everything in a royal talent competition, vying for the once-in-a-li... more
by Anne GeorgeReared in India, Edwina Hardingham loves her country and cannot imagine an existence away from it. Equally at home in the vibrant society of members of the East India Company in Calcutta, and in the cool clime of Simla, at the foothills of the Himalayas, she enjoys undisturbed calm until confronted with love and mutiny. When the dashing Mr. Grayson rescues her from the hands of brigands in Calcutta, she develops a tenderness for him, which not even the ill-humoured Mr. Davenport can discourage. ... more
by Leanne GoffA deep, quiet, and life-changing transition is taking place in our world today. It is happening across the cultures of the world, is not driven by the media, nor can it be stopped or sidelined. It will succeed! We really do not know God, as He desires to be known, until we know Him as Father. When we begin to see the centrality of this truth in the Bible, we hold a new book in our hands. Leanne walks us through the most painful seasons of her life. She came out not only a presentation of what it... more
by Will Bodine
A photographic color celebration of classic American station wagons from the years 1941 to 1992.
by K.P. CecalaDeep in the heart of West Virginia’s Appalachians, a tiny monastic community with medieval French roots is known locally for the deliciously fermented cider it produces. But when a beloved older member is found dead in nearby Heart-Break Forest, the abbey’s youngest and lowliest monks—Brothers Emerick and Odo—find themselves unraveling an ugly secret that could impact not only their lives, but the future of their abbey. Hard Cider Abbey is a classic who-dun-it in a contemporary setting, suitable... more
by T.M. BrownSANCTUARY introduces newly retired publishing executive, Theo Phillips, and his wife, Liddy, to the time-lost South Georgia town of Shiloh. They leave the shadows of Atlanta and move into a quaint home of notoriety. While making new friends, they discover twenty-first-century challenges threaten the town’s laid-back lifestyle. Theo’s interest in a memorial launches him into investigating tragic events that have left Shiloh unsettled. Theo and Liddy’s retirement dreams take a turn that could unra... more
by Lauren SmithA dragon’s prisoner…or his deepest desire? The fiercest of a royal line of Russian dragon shifters, Rurik Barinov spends most days defending his family’s homeland from rival clans. By night, sins of the flesh—drinking, dancing, and sex—keep his volatile warrior dragon in check. Barely. With his choice of mortal women to bed, he has no interest in changing his bad-boy ways—until a creature of molten sex poured into a tiny red satin dress steps into his nightclub. And a jagged edge of raw desire ... more