A Matter of Heart by Avery Michaels is our book of the month for October 2017. A story about learning to love yourself, finding your place in the world, and coming to terms with a great gift when you feel unworthy. Sometimes it takes a person as lost as you to help find your own way.
College graduation is the gateway to adulthood. For Kalli Lexington, it’s just another reminder that she has no idea what she wants to do with her life. With her graduation rapidly approaching, she withdraws more and more from the outside world. That is, until a mysterious stranger literally falls at her feet. Andrew Banks has more secrets than truths. He’s been given an amazing gift that came at an unimaginable price. He’s all but given up on everything and everyone when he meets Kalli. Even though he knows he shouldn’t get close to her, he can’t seem to stay away from her, either.
The Man of Cloud 9 by Adam Dreece is our Book of the Month for September 2017.
In the late 21st century, brilliant inventor and entrepreneur Niko Rafaelo has revolutionized the world. His NanoCloud technology has restored society’s formerly insatiable appetite for innovation and big ideas. As the pressure builds to leak details about his latest prototype, Cloud 9, Niko finds himself pushed into a corner by the corporate behemoth he’s created. When the board of directors brings in Harriet Binger as CEO, old hatreds flare and a closely-guarded secret of Niko’s is exposed, motivating Harriet to destroy Niko completely.
Will Niko sacrifice his vision in order to save those around him, or will he forfeit everything and everyone to see it realized?
Walking Over Eggshells by Lucinda E Clarke is our Book of the Month for August 2017.
This book will make you laugh and cry and hopefully inspire others who did not have the best start in life either. All names have been changed to protect both the guilty and the innocent – and that includes the author as well! An autobiography that tells the story of a mentally abused child, who married a “Walter Mitty” clone. They moved from England to Kenya, from Libya to Botswana and on again to South Africa. It took all her courage to survive in situations that were at times dangerous, sometimes humorous, but always nerve wracking. She met royalty, hosted ambassadors, and won numerous awards for her writing and television programs. From climbed over garbage dumps, fended off bailiffs, and coped being abandoned, she admits to being the biggest coward in the world, but her survival instincts kicked in and she lived to tell her story.
Hunted by Meagan Spooner is our Book of the Month for July 2017.
New York Times bestselling author Meagan Spooner spins a thoroughly thrilling Beauty and the Beast story for the modern age, expertly woven with spellbinding romance, intrigue, and suspense that readers won’t soon be able to forget. Haunting and graceful, with an edge that draws blood when you least expect it, Hunted is a masterpiece. Spooner deftly weaves together fairytale with fantasy, bringing to life an immersive, unforgettable world, a heart-wrenching romance, and a badass heroine.
Gwendy’s Button Box by Stephen King & Richard Chizmar is our Book of the Month for June 2017.
There are three ways up to Castle View from the town of Castle Rock: Route 117, Pleasant Road, and the Suicide Stairs. Every day in the summer of 1974 twelve-year-old Gwendy Peterson has taken the stairs. At the top of the stairs, Gwendy catches her breath and listens to the shouts of the kids on the playground. One day, a stranger calls to Gwendy: “Hey, girl. Come on over here for a bit. We ought to palaver, you and me.” On a bench in the shade sits a man in black jeans, a black coat like for a suit, and a white shirt unbuttoned at the top. On his head is a small neat black hat. The time will come when Gwendy has nightmares about that hat…
Embracing the Storm by Rachel McGrath is our Book of the Month for May 2017.
Embracing the Storm is the sequel to the award winning and best selling memoir, Finding the Rainbow, by Rachel McGrath. In this true story of courage, strength and hope, the reader is brought openly, and with so much heartfelt intensity, into Rachel McGrath’s world as she continues to fight for the one thing she aspires for most – her rainbow baby! It is a journey that you will not want to miss.
Murder In Absentia by Assaph Mehr is our Book of the Month for April 2017.
A fantastic blend of history, mystery, and magic. Travel back in time to an ancient Roman setting with the murder of a young man, a gritty detective not afraid to get his hands dirty, and a brilliant plot filled with action and adventure. Set in a fantasy city of Egretia, it borrows elements from a thousand years of ancient Roman culture, to the founding of Rome to the late empire, mixed with a judicious amount of magic. This is a story of a cynical, hardboiled detective dealing with anything from daily life to the old forces roaming the world.