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The Rockland (NY) Arts Festival is underway with a combination of in-person and online events this week across multiple disciplines, including Art Demonstrations (Feb. 6), a Writers Roundtable (Feb. 7), and a discussion with Indie Filmmakers (Feb. 8). These free online events begin at 7 p.m. EST each evening and are open to the public.
“Don’t think about making art, just get it done. Let everyone else decide if it’s good or bad, whether they love it or hate it. While they are deciding, make even more art.” ~Andy Warhol
Shadow Slayers Stories Book 4. Nearly two months after Celine returned from Alterra, she is still trying to determine why returning to her world is the “biggest mistake of her life.” Living through the most peaceful time she’s ever known, Celine struggles to find the meaning behind the threat. Then an unforeseen visit from her adopted mother sends her life and the lives of those around her spiraling. Celine begins to experience strange symptoms: headaches, numb/tingly hands, and time losses plague her. Will the source of Celine’s odd ailment bring about the end for at least one of the Slayers? 4.4 stars, 35 ratings. From $4.99 SHOP NOW /
An award-winning author delivers “a stunning debut….that’s cinematic and wildly compelling.” -IndieReader (5 stars). In 1987 Chicago, two police detectives racing to stop a drug war are caught in the crossfire between a drug lord and a man seeking vengeance against him. “A sharply defined, engrossing cast elevates this crime caper.” -Kirkus Reviews. 4.7 stars, 91 ratings. From $0.99 SHOP NOW /
“The book is very emotional; it is well-written, and you actually feel like you're going through the emotional turmoil yourself.” -reader review. Mark’s parents drink too much and he’s often forgotten. He escapes this by spending time in the woods with items he keeps in a canvas bag. Mark gets angry and makes mistakes in his life. He works hard to overcome them. He discovers his ability to write, and his life is changed forever. From $2.99 SHOP NOW /
In the first book, Woodson Falls: 16 Lakeview Terrace, Gaby is tasked with handling an unusual probate case and ends up uncovering more about Pieter Jorgenson's life than she'd expected. In Woodson Falls: 9 Donovan's Way, Gaby is asked to handle the estate of a famous author who dies under suspicious circumstances. And in Woodson Falls: 2 Sunrise Trail, Gaby is threatened by a stranger and must try to uncover their identity and motives while also helping an elderly friend in need. Along the way, Gaby navigates her budding relationship with the handsome and protective Officer Matt Thomas. Read on for more details!
Congratulations to the winners of the Woodson Falls Giveaway, which ended February 2:
- Julia P. won 1st prize: A signed book from the series + a 25 coffee shop gift card.
- Maryanne S. and Ginny W. won the 2nd prize: A signed book from the series.
Gaby Quinn is hiding from her past, recovering from the senseless death of her husband, and living in a small New England town. She has her law practice, her dog Kat, and a small circle of friends. What more could she need? But when an unusual probate case crosses her desk, she finds herself looking for a lost body, an abandoned truck, and answers to a mountain of questions. Soon enough, she discovers even small towns hold big secrets. "A crime and mystery drama with plenty of sharp twists and clever turns." ~Readers’ Favorite 5-Star Review. 4.5 stars, 48 ratings.
Gaby Quinn’s phone has been ringing off the hook since her involvement with the infamous Jorgenson case. Yet she finds herself craving the peace of her garden as she heals from the senseless death of her husband. As Woodson Falls’ most famous lawyer, it’s only natural that Gaby is asked to handle the estate when renowned author Phillip Mitchell suddenly dies of an apparent heart attack. Everything seems straightforward until some things turn up missing—including Mitchell’s girlfriend. Now it’s up to Gaby to dig up the truth. 4.6 stars, 32 ratings.
Recent release: November 2022! Gaby Quinn’s law practice continues to keep her busy, as does her budding relationship with Officer Matt Thomas. But a threatening note from a stranger has Gaby on edge, and as she searches for clues to reveal the stranger’s identity and motives, Matt’s protectiveness rubs her the wrong way. Gaby wants nothing more than to relax and enjoy the Fourth of July holiday. Yet when elderly Winston Pinkham admits to being in a bit of a bind, she jumps at the chance to help a friend in need. But someone else has other plans…
About the Author
Andrea had long considered writing a mystery series based on some of her legal cases. The opportunity to do so came when her husband’s Parkinson’s disease progressed to the point where he was unable to engage in his usual active lifestyle. They began their collaboration with the first book in the Gaby Quinn Mystery series, Woodson Falls: 16 Lakeview Terrace.
To explore her books and learn more about Andrea’s writing process as well as the backgrounds of people and places in Woodson Falls, visit woodsonfalls.com.
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Today's Featured Books include a selection of literary, science fiction, fantasy, mystery, romance, children's, and nonfiction titles. Scroll down to learn more or visit LitNuts.com to see all of today's deals.
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"I love the storyline and the writing...there is nonstop action!" -Modupe Hendricks, Vine Voice. The starship Freedom is just a museum ship...until the aliens attack! Battlestar Galactica meets Starship Troopers in this sci-fi adventure from Daniel Arenson, the USA Today bestselling author of Earthrise. "The tagline hooked me straight away. Arenson follows it up with an action-packed thrill ride. Fantastic!" -author Adrian J. Smith. 4.2 stars, 2000+ ratings. FREE - SHOP NOW /
An irreverent, liberal, twisty, time travel comedy! What if you could change history to eliminate slavery, World War II, the Spanish Inquisition, global warming, and an egomaniacal nuclear-bomb-dropping U.S. president? What if that change also made 5 billion people poof from existence? Would you do it? “Ironic, original, hysterically funny, deftly crafted, and an impressively entertaining read from first page to last” -Midwest Book Review. From $0.99 SHOP NOW /
He betrayed me. Now he’s trying to win me back. Everything was going just fine… I spent my days tattooing magical designs on my supernatural clientele and my nights either drinking wine and watching movies with my friends or tangled between the sheets with a certain lethally sexy, dark prince. That was until he leaked the secret we discovered about my blood. Now, the coven leaders are after me with a vengeance. Fast-paced, action-packed, paranormal romance, Hidden Magic is set in the Supernaturals of Mystic Oaks universe created by Shana Vernon. From $0.99 SHOP NOW /
“A strong story line with authentic characters.” -Armando García-Dávila, poet and author. Taking Root is a coming-of-age story of betrayal and courage. Delaney Moran is trying to make it on her own, but panic attacks threaten her independence. “I found myself cheering for Delaney on every page!” -J. Pierce, Court Appointed Special Advocate for children in the foster care system. From $2.99 SHOP NOW /
Written especially for seniors, this book is about all of the caring, hard work, and thoughts still felt by an aging population. We leave a legacy behind us of how to live life with humor and positive thoughts, which were in our world years ago. Divided into seven sections, this is a lovely coffee table book incorporating poetry and illustration. From $29.63 SHOP NOW /
“Absolutely outstanding! I couldn’t stop reading this.” -Amazon review. I caught a ride home with my best friend’s dad, and what a ride it was! The silver fox left me with a hangover…and a half-sister for my BFF in my belly. “I’d give 20 stars, it’s that good!” -Amazon review. From $0.99 SHOP NOW /
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Dogs at Work Series
From $8.49 Each (Click book covers, below)
From tracking scents to pulling sleds, people train dogs to do all kinds of work. This series pairs short paragraphs of easy-to-read text with colorful photos to help readers explore these jobs and the training they require.
Each book also includes a table of contents, fun facts, sidebars, comprehension questions, a glossary, an index, and a list of resources for further reading. The entire series is written for reading levels of grades 3-5 and interest levels of grades 5-7.
The eight Dogs at Work books include: Acting Dogs, Herding Dogs, Police Dogs, Search and Rescue Dogs, Service Dogs, Sled Dogs, Sniffer Dogs, and Therapy Dogs.
Todays Featured Books include great deals on indie books—including five freebies! Scroll down to learn more.
Last call for the Woodson Falls Mystery Series Giveaway: Enter by midnight central time tonight for a chance to win signed books and a coffee shop gift card!
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"A delightful little book... Each story had its own unique flavor so there's something for everyone." -Goodreads review. Seven brief tales depict various expressions of love – unwanted, unrequited, passionate, and enduring — from the bright beginnings of youth, through the doubts and changes of middle age, to the comfort and familiarity of old age. "Each one is like a gem, subtle and beautiful in its own way.” -Amazon review. "The slim collection [offers] a view of romance that is achievable rather than an impossible dream." -Kirkus. FREE - SHOP NOW /
The action-packed first novel in the explosive Garrison Chase thriller series is “A pulse-pounding thriller with endless twists and turns.” Assigned to protect the California governor's son, former operative-turned-federal agent Garrison Chase gets more than he bargained for when his house is nearly blown up and a mysterious gunman makes an attempt on the boy's life. If you like dogged heroes, shocking twists, and heated battles for justice, you'll like this thrilling, murder-for-hire conspiracy. 4.3 stars, 1985 ratings. From $0.99 SHOP NOW /