Today's Featured Books

The Lighten Up Book: Affirmations and Insights to Inspire Health and Happiness by Allen Klein, Steve Wilson

General Nonfiction

As inspirational as it is instructive, The Lighten Up Book is a treasury of moving and meaningful sayings that spurs readers to live life to the fullest. Readers can take this encouraging book on the go to get a quick shot of inspiration at any time, or they can select one quote every day for in-depth thought and meditation. However readers choose to use these uplifting and inspiring quotes, they all have the potential to be life-changing. From $8.49 SHOP NOW


Willingly by Marc Frazier

Literary Fiction and Creative Nonfiction

Willingly is an exploration of identity, memory, and alarm and their interactions with the natural world. It is a full-length collection of contemporary poetry. As one critic put it, "Each poem a gem cut and polished to a fierce brightness. It is about that yearning for something more and about the meaning of what we have." From $7.99 SHOP NOW


A Simon Grave Mystery Trio by Len Boswell

Mystery Thriller Crime and Horror

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Len Boswell is the author of eight books, most notably his Simon Grave Mysteries, an award-winning series featuring the comic exploits of "almost handsome" Detective Simon Grave and his "nearly invisible" partner, Sergeant Barry Blunt. This box set contains the first three Simon Grave mysteries. $0.99 Kindle


The Devil and The Dark Water by Stuart Turton

Mystery Thriller Crime and Horror

It's 1634 and Samuel Pipps, the world's greatest detective, is being transported to Amsterdam to be executed for a crime he may, or may not, have committed. Arent Hayes, his loyal bodyguard is traveling with him, and is determined to prove his friend innocent. No sooner are they out to sea than devilry begins. Strange symbols appear. Livestock is slaughtered. And three passengers are marked for death. With Pipps imprisoned, only Arent can solve the mystery that connects everyone on board. From $8.57 SHOP NOW


Snow Over Utopia by Rudolfo A. Serna

Science Fiction and Fantasy

A girl named Eden loses her rare blue eyes. Escaping her fanatical and sadistic slave masters with her eyes in a jar, she runs away with a murderer named Miner. They are found by the Librarian and his daughter Delilah, but she cannot stop there. If Eden wants to restore her eyes, then she must go through time and space in a necrotronic stream generated by the living computer program called Witch Mother. Eden and Miner must face the horrors of the factories and the coliseum run by the Robot Queen in the city of Utopia. From $6.99 SHOP NOW


The Amsterdam Deception by Tony Ollivier

Science Fiction and Fantasy

David Knight is abducted from Amsterdam’s Red Light district and dragged to a clinic owned by Richard Reynolds, a billionaire with a serious problem. A prototype for a device that could save Reynolds’ company has gone missing and the only one who knew its whereabouts, a Cold War spy, is dead. To find the missing device, Reynolds forces David to undergo a procedure to "host" the spy’s memories. The procedure goes awry and the spy’s memories, skills, and abilities download into David. Another man’s memories become David’s only protection in a battle between religious greed and corporate profits. From $4.99 SHOP NOW


The Love of a Rogue by Christi Caldwell

Romance

Lady Imogen Moore hasn’t had an easy time of it since she made her Come Out three Seasons ago. With her betrothed, a powerful duke breaking it off to wed her sister, she’s become the tons favorite piece of gossip. Never again wanting to experience the pain of a broken heart, she’s resolved to make a match with a polite, respectable gentleman. The last thing she wants is another reckless rogue. From $2.99 SHOP NOW


Sage Alexander and the Blood of Seth by Steve Copling

Children and Young Adult

For Sage, life changed when he realized that the Angelic embodiments he could always see, the magnificent powers that he possessed, and the destiny he had to fulfill were all real and true, and that his powers were necessary to defeat the Seven Princes of Hell. After saving his father from the clutches of Greed incarnate and destroying Prince Mammon, Sage has come to realize his place as a protector to humanity. Sage must now venture forth into that dark wasteland mortals call Hell, and retrieve what is his. Join Sage, Elsbeth, Ronan, and more in the next chapter of this treacherous journey. From $14.02 SHOP NOW


I'll Follow the Moon by Stephanie Lisa Tara, Lee Edward Fodi (Illustrator)

Children and Young Adult

Double-gold medalist begins simply in baby sea turtle's voice: "I'm coming Mama, I'll see you soon, I know just how, I'll follow the moon..." Celebrating the love between child and parent comes an achingly beautiful story that has captured hearts around the world. *Donates to charity: every book saves a turtle! From $13.95 SHOP NOW


Listify: List and Journal Your Way to Balance, Self-Discovery, and Self-Care by Marina Greenway

General Nonfiction

Lists help us to remember our tasks, round up the cool movies and books we’ve been wanting to check out, plan our self-care routines, and more—freeing up our brain space by allowing us to chronicle our unique lives on paper. With dozens of lists, journal prompts, and quotes to keep you inspired, Listify invites you to flex this superpower and takes you on a journey of self-exploration. From $7.12 SHOP NOW


The Strongman and the Mermaid by Kathleen Shoop

Literary Fiction and Creative Nonfiction

Ninety-one-year-old Patryk Rusek hides in his attic, hoping the searchers think he’s escaped. When Lucy finally bursts in, she discovers her beloved grandfather clutching a fat, hand-illustrated, antique book. In it is the story of Donora, the town that shaped America, its people and Patryk himself. Before long, Lucy and her son Owen lose track of their goal to get Grandpa Patryk somewhere “safe” as they’re drawn into the book, back in time, into stories that read like real-life fairytales born of purpose, hard-work, and chance. From $3.99 SHOP NOW


Monster: The Story of a Young Mary Shelley by M. R. Arnold

Literary Fiction and Creative Nonfiction

A fictionalized autobiography of the woman who wrote Frankenstein. Two centuries ago, a twenty-year-old woman invented science fiction. She would publish a book that changed the world—and this historical novel imagines her inner life as a woman far ahead of her time. From $9.99 SHOP NOW


The Tarleton Murders: Sherlock Holmes in America by Breck England

Mystery Thriller Crime and Horror

Set in the years prior to the famed detective’s partnership with Dr. John Watson, The Tarleton Murders is a captivating mystery that every Sherlock Holmes fan will adore. Featuring characters both fictional and real—including George Bernard Shaw, Scarlett O’Hara, and the forebears of Paul McCartney and Martin Luther King—and revealing the surprising origins of Professor Moriarity and Uncle Remus—it is a corking good literary puzzler that would make Sir Arthur Conan Doyle proud. From $9.99 SHOP NOW


Under the Apple Blossoms by Darlene Fredette

Romance

Police officer, Tyler Kringle, keeps his heart locked behind bars. His first and only love, Maripier Nadeau, left Redford Falls many years ago after a family tragedy. She moved on, leaving him to pick up the shattered pieces of his heart. But now Maripier is home to care for her father and to attend a dedication ceremony in her mother's honour. Her return rattles Tyler's cage, causing old emotions to resurface. Once he discovers the truth from the past, can he reclaim the love of his life and lock-down their future before she leaves again? From $2.99 SHOP NOW


The Happy Broadcast: How to Stay Positive, Take Action & Make the World a Better Place by Mauro Gatti

General Nonfiction

The Happy Broadcast: How to Stay Positive, Take Action & Make the World a Better Place is filled with stories of people doing good, as well as prompts, tips, and how-tos for taking action to make good things happen in your own community. Packed with ideas and inspiration to make a difference, this book will remind you that no action is too small, and that every person (yes, that's you!) counts. From $10.79 SHOP NOW


Counterfeit by Scott L. Miller

Mystery Thriller Crime and Horror

The last person social worker Mitch Adams wants to hear from is St. Louis Homicide Detective JoJo Baker, a man with whom Mitch shares a tangled past. Baker wants Mitch to counsel Lonnie Washington, a disabled African-American arrested for counterfeiting and armed robbery. Reluctantly, Mitch agrees and discovers there is more to the story-more than enough to get them both killed. With millions in near-perfect fake $100 bills up for grabs, Mitch's life hinges on the word of a counterfeiter, the greed of a prosecutor, and his refusal to go down without a fight. From $2.99 SHOP NOW


Beneath Still Waters by Cynthia A Graham

Mystery Thriller Crime and Horror

The swamps and bayous around Cherokee Crossing have always been mysterious, but on this summer day two boys stumble across the remains of a baby girl, headless and badly decomposed. Hick Blackburn, a reluctant sheriff with a troubled past is called to the scene. The vision of the infant has left him shattered, a reminder of a war crime he has tried to lock away. With the aid of his deputies, Hick will begin to piece together his investigation, an investigation that will lead him to question everything. From $2.99 SHOP NOW


The Archipelago: A Balkan Passage by Robert Isenberg

General Nonfiction

"In the spirit of Paul Theroux, Robert Isenberg takes us on an informative, spirited, and sometimes comic journey into the heart of the Balkans. You can’t finish this book without being moved by the landscape, the culture, and especially, the people Isenberg encounters along the way. With the skill of a master storyteller, he creates a narrative that’s hard to put down, and when you’re finished, you are closer to understanding this “nervous string” of countries. -Sheryl St. Germain From $9.14 SHOP NOW


The Flip: Epiphanies of Mind and the Future of Knowledge by Jeffrey J. Kripal

General Nonfiction

A “flip,” writes Jeffrey J. Kripal, is “a reversal of perspective,” “a new real,” often born of an extreme, life-changing experience. The Flip is Kripal’s ambitious, visionary program for unifying the sciences and the humanities to expand our minds, open our hearts, and negotiate a peaceful resolution to the culture wars. Combining accounts of rationalists’ spiritual awakenings and consciousness explorations by philosophers, neuroscientists, and mystics within a framework of the history of science and religion, Kripal compellingly signals a path to mending our fractured world. From $12.72 SHOP NOW


In the Country of Women: A Memoir by Susan Straight

Literary Fiction and Creative Nonfiction

In the Country of Women follows six generations of women in Susan Straight's family, including Fine, daughter of an enslaved woman who died just after the Civil War; Daisy, whose mother was murdered in Mississippi; Ruby, Susan’s paternal grandmother, whose life ended in the Colorado Rockies before Susan was born; her own mother, Gabrielle, and her immigration from the Swiss Alps to Canada to California; Susan's life and those of her three daughters, all descendants of fierce, resilient women. From $8.63 SHOP NOW


I Don't Think of You (Until I Do) by Tatiana Ryckman

Literary Fiction and Creative Nonfiction

Exploring the narcissism inherent in infatuation, exposing the awkward, disorienting state of passion, and articulating the comic nature that permeates the melodrama of our existence, I Don’t Think of You (Until I Do) is a needed novella of our time. Tatiana Ryckman chronicles the struggles of a long-distance relationship from summer to summer, forming a series of unsent musings to the beloved by the unnamed lover— all while keeping names and gender anonymous. At times funny, this sexy, charged, and deeply felt novella captures what loving from a distance can bring upon all of us. From $5.99 SHOP NOW


The Viking's Captive by Ingrid Hahn

Romance

Thorvald can’t believe all he has to do is kidnap the daughter of his jarl’s enemy to get his land back. But when he finally snatches the princess, the beautiful spitfire makes him question his determination to get his land back at any cost. Alodie gladly agrees to impersonate the princess so the bloodthirsty Northmen will take her instead. While Alodie might be ready to die for her people, she wasn’t prepared for how her pulse races for the maddeningly noble captor whom she’d just as soon hate. But what happens when Thorvald finds out she’s not who she says she is... From $3.99 SHOP NOW


The Grand Tour: A Jackson's Unreal Circus & Marmalade Collection by E. Catherine Tobler

Science Fiction and Fantasy

Step right up! Come one, come all, to Jackson's Unreal Circus and Mobile Marmalade. The steam train may look older than your great-grandmother's' china, but within her metal corridors are destinations you have only ever dreamed. Witness Rabi, Vanquisher and Vanisher Extraordinaire, who can make coins and the past vanish before your very eyes. Dare to visit the Beauty and the Beast, our conjoined twins who are terrible and tortured by turns. Jackson's Unreal Circus is where you can be whoever or whatever you want. The train beckons you—come, come! From $4.99 SHOP NOW


Bixby Timmons and the Dragonthorp Riddle by Dwight Karkan

Children and Young Adult

Shy teenager Bixby Timmons hates change. So when her family is asked to care for billionaire Cody Dragonthorp’s mansion after he disappears, she’s not thrilled to leave her friends and home. But she soon discovers the vanished tech mogul left clues around the manor that could reveal his location and win her a $100 million prize. With help from her family, Bixby is determined to decode the riddle. But four other competitors stand in her way. Bixby will have to come out of her shell and find the strength to advance to the next level. From $7.99 SHOP NOW


The Assimilated Cuban's Guide to Quantum Santeria by Carlos Hernandez

Science Fiction and Fantasy

Assimilation is founded on surrender and being broken; this collection of short stories features people who have assimilated, but are actively trying to reclaim their lives. There is a concert pianist who defies death by uploading his soul into his piano. There is the person who draws his mother’s ghost out of the bullet hole in the wall near where she was executed. And then there’s a border patrol agent trying to figure out how to process undocumented visitors from another galaxy. Poignant by way of funny, and philosophical by way of grotesque, Hernandez’s stories are prayers for self-sovereignty. From $4.99 SHOP NOW