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by Alexander RigbyPriam Wood is a painter, but when the colors of his life coalesce in unwanted ways, he is unable to change the canvas he has created. While he dies alone with no one at his side, he longs for his ballerina Ellie to return, but she is gone and there is no way to get her back…or is there? Death greets Priam in the form of a white abyss where a golden retriever informs him that he has the chance to relive the seven days of his life that he regrets the most. Before each of his second chances begin ... more
by Damian A .WasselIn a world void of color, a lone wolf hunts for food. Drawn to an industrial plant at the fringe of a city, the wolf encounters humans for the first time. Wounded by their violent reaction, the wolf flees, seeking shelter. What he finds, however, proves far more powerful: the gift of consciousness. Guided by a quiet voice, the wolf embarks on a journey. Soon, he discovers others like him. Others who are gifted. This is the story of their struggle to bring color back to the world.
by Rena Cohen-FirstWe have all heard of women expressing fear regarding moving into a sales role: “Oh, I could never be in sales.” Many of us are, or have been, in administrative and service roles where we’ve won and supported the sale only to watch someone else take the credit. Others of us have gone through divorces, single parenthood, and the economic hell that has catapulted us out of our fear and into a place of career action. We all sell in one way or another. We sell to our friends, peers, and customers—dir... more
by LeeAnn BrookA book about the creative process and how one medium has inspired another, with glimpses into the author’s studio, her insights and personal vision.
by Brenda OrtegaWhen her revenge plan goes awry, fourteen-year-old Dani Burkhart finds herself in unexpected places: the back seat of a cop car, the police station holding room, Juvenile Court. She wants her old life, the one with a family that’s not falling apart. She wants to stay in her home with the woods in back, and keep her carefree dog with the windshield wiper tail, and hear her big brother laugh and shout “Sweet, D-Dawg!” when her curveball dips like a sparrow. Dani has always believed her grandmoth... more
by Elizabeth BuhmannTwenty years ago, Kate Cranbrook’s eyewitness testimony sent the wrong man to prison for rape and murder. When new evidence exonerates him, Kate says that in the darkness and confusion, she must have mistaken her attacker’s identity. She is lying. Kate would like nothing better than to turn her back on the past, but she is trapped in a stand-off with the real killer. When a body turns up on her doorstep, she resorts to desperate measures to free herself once and for all from a secret that is... more
by Tom Coles
A young Shaman comes of age amid the primordial wilds of North America in this epic tale of adventure, magic, love and loss, and spiritual fulfillment.
by Margaret PorterFor generations Lady Diana de Vere’s family loyally served England’s crown. But after King Charles II’s untimely death, her father becomes an outcast for refusing to submit to James II’s tyranny. Charles, Duke of St. Albans—the late king’s bastard son by actress Nell Gwyn—escapes his newly crowned uncle’s matchmaking efforts by secretly pledging to wed Diana, then departing for the Continent to become a soldier. Before the battle-scarred war hero returns to claim his promised bride, po... more
by Michael MullinHis father is dead. His mother has remarried. His uncle is . . . his new stepfather? When the ghost of Simon Elsinore's father returns and claims he was murdered by his own brother, the nineteen-year-old film student must determine what is true and exact the revenge his father demands. A modern-day Hamlet for YA readers.
by Jonathan Baylis
So Buttons: Man of, Like, a Dozen Faces collects the choicest slices of life from 10 years of So Buttons, writer Jonathan Baylis's autobiographical comics series.
Like the late great Harvey Pekar (American Splendor) before him, Baylis utilizes an all-star cadre of indie artists to illustrate his true-life tales. This collection includes stories drawn by Noah Van Sciver (Blammo, The Hypo), Joseph Remnant (Harvey Pekar's Cleveland), Rick Parker (B... more
by Kate Corcino
All that’s required to ignite a revolution is a single spark rising. Two hundred years after the cataclysm that annihilated fossil fuels, Sparks keep electricity flowing through their control of energy-giving Dust. The Council of Nine rebuilt civilization on the backs of Sparks, offering citizens a comfortable life in a relo-city in exchange for power, particularly over the children able to fuel the future. The strongest of the boys are taken as Wards and raised to become elite agents, the Co... more
by Eric DallaireIn 2039, when people die owing money, the government turns them into mindless servants. Shades. These undead workers toil until their debts are settled. Without complaint, they pave roads, till fields, and build moon settlements for the wealthy. Jonah Adams struggles to balance his life in this grim world. To prevent his dying mother from becoming a shade, he joins the IRS as a ghoul, an agent that collects recently deceased debtors. The pay is good, but the cost is high. His girlfriend, Vanessa... more
by Thomas ClaburnDisgraced detective Sam Crane would do anything to help his comatose daughter recover. But when he's told to turn a blind eye to the murder of a reclusive scientist, he refuses, seeing his resolve as atonement for failing his family and his colleagues. Sam's determination to persevere endangers his friends, even as it reveals a secret sought by a deluded advertising magnate, a set of look-alike terrorists, and government agents: a way to alter the visible world. If only he could have seen the ... more
by Matt McHughA group of hobbyists experiment with a device that allows brain activity to be electrically recorded and broadcast over satellite radio networks, instantly sharing emotional states between users. After a neighbor introduces him to the experience, a man becomes obsessed with exploring the minds of strangers.
by Mark Lingane
Van H. Avram, PI, stumbles from case to case, getting by on his good looks and appeal to desperate dames. But when a missing-person case dumps the body of a skinny blond thing on his doorstep, he finds himself plummeting into the clutches of an underworld intent on human sacrifice. An underworld of biblical origin.
An ancient evil rises up to destroy the world and, without asking for it, Van is thrust into the role of savior. As reality--and the occasional building... more
by Bill Gourgey
From silicon germs to digitized souls, the future is here…
Read the final book of the Beverly Hills Book Award Winning Glide Trilogy, a mesmerizing tale of love, loss, and second chances. Set in a future filled with dazzling and perilous inventions, the trilogy has been read more than 6,000,000 times on Wattpad, received a starred review from Publishers Weekly (book 2), and has been queried for a future motion picture.
In Germs & Fury, as a... more