Today's Featured Books

The Simulation Hypothesis: An MIT Computer Scientist Shows Why AI, Quantum Physics and Eastern Mystics All Agree We Are In a Video Game by Rizwan Virk

General Nonfiction

Written by well-known Silicon Valley entrepreneur and MIT-educated computer scientist Rizwan Virk, The Simulation Hypothesis brings together disparate fields to explore one of the most daring and consequential theories of our time: The Simulation Hypothesis. Whether you are a computer scientist, a fan of science fiction like the Matrix movies, a video game enthusiast, or a spiritual seeker, The Simulation Hypothesis touches on all these areas. From $8.99 SHOP NOW

 


The Rise of Aeon Nous by Tony Teora

Science Fiction and Fantasy

"An engaging, mysterious, futuristic story and series launch." -Kirkus Reviews. The Rise of Aeon Nous is a mysterious, action packed adventure that will make you think about the world in a whole new way! An advanced AI discovers an apocalyptic end to mankind in 2047. Mankind’s existence depends on the actions of a young genius boy and his friends. From Amazon reviews: “A Great Mysterious Futuristic Novel” “Amazing Sci-fi Novel” “Very Good Imagination on Display” From $0.99 SHOP NOW / 


General Jack and the Battle of the Five Kingdoms by David Bush

Children and Young Adult

In a land before time, a timorous cat radically changes the destiny of the animal world forever when he embarks on an impossible struggle for liberty that culminates in an epic but disastrous battle. This anthropomorphic fantasy will appeal to fans of "The Chronicles of Narnia" and "The Hobbit". From $0 SHOP NOW


Wreckers: A Denver Boyd Novel by George Ellis

Science Fiction and Fantasy

A space opera with attitude. And jokes. At 19 years old, Denver is the youngest wrecker in the verse. His only companion, other than his one-eyed cat Pirate, is an AI navigator named Gary based on classic 21st century sitcom personalities. That all changes when Denver meets Batista, a mechanic who claims to know what happened to Denver’s missing father and brother. Following her information, Denver is drawn into trouble with the various forces in the galaxy — bandits, feds and rival wreckers. From $2.99 SHOP NOW


She Receives the Night by Robert Earle

Literary Fiction and Creative Nonfiction

"Masterfully exposes the yielding cracks and deep crevices of humanity in all their grit and darkness" -Elizabeth Day. From childhood to old age, the remarkable women of She Receives the Night bear the burden of the world’s darkness and carry it toward the light. "The elegant prose, complex characters, and plots that carry you off like falling in love, make his work a rewarding pleasure to read." -Ginger Mayerson From $2.99 SHOP NOW


The Last Final Girl by Stephen Graham Jones

Mystery Thriller Crime and Horror

"The Last Final Girl is like Quentin Tarantino's take on The Cabin in the Woods. Bloody, absurd, and smart. Plus, there's a killer in a Michael Jackson mask." - Carlton Mellick III, author of Apeshit. When Lindsay chooses a host of virgins, misfits, and former final girls to replace the slaughtered members of her original homecoming court, it's not just a fight for survival-it's a fight to become The Last Final Girl. From $4.95 SHOP NOW


Enchanting the Swan by John Schwartz

Romance

Paul Cramer, a classical pianist and MBA student, and Fiona de Maconville, a Belgian cellist studying law, fall for each other as they play duets at Virginia’s William & Mary College. Attempts to keep the fire stoked are dampened when Fiona’s godparents abruptly summon her back to her native Belgium. With oblique references to the wishes of Fiona’s dead parents, the guardians also smother any hopes Paul and Fiona might harbor of getting together. Paul endeavors to restore their love but faces harrowing obstacles. Will they ever play The Swan again? From $0.99 SHOP NOW


A Story of Giants - Book 1 by Scarlett Ripley

Children and Young Adult

“If you liked the book Vampire Academy and...The Flash and The Avengers, you’re going to like this book. [A] great balance of fantasy, action, and romance.” -Goodreads Review. Leanna discovers that she and her sister are Giants, those who guard the realm’s infinite string of worlds. When she is dispatched on a multi-world quest to stop insurgents from overthrowing the Giants’ peaceful rule, she fights to overcome a tragic past and open her heart to the man who loves her. From $0.99 SHOP NOW


Book Endings - A Call Numbers Novel: Loss, Pain, and Revelations by Syntell Smith

Literary Fiction and Creative Nonfiction

"The frenetic pace of the plot makes it difficult to put this book down, while the gossipy drama makes the reading experience a guilty pleasure. Book Endings shines with authenticity." -Self-Publishing Review. In the dramatic sequel, the staff of the 58th Street Branch Library endure more shocking developments that threaten to tear the workplace apart. Which leads to a heartbreaking departure, and exile. "I remember reading Call Numbers and being blown away..." -Rabia Tanveer for Readers' Favorite. From $4.99 SHOP NOW


Trigger Point (The Gabriel Wolfe Thrillers Book 1) by Andy Maslen

Mystery Thriller Crime and Horror

The first book in an enthralling series that goes way beyond conventional heroics. This gritty, action-packed thriller will leave you short of sleep. It will keep you guessing from page one, including a truly shocking second-act twist. Its powerful mix of strong male and female characters will have you rooting for them against all the odds they face. From $0.99 SHOP NOW


Mary Angela's Kitchen by Karen A. Chase

Literary Fiction and Creative Nonfiction

“An intriguing testament to the ritual of baking in Italian-American culture. A thoroughly enjoyable read.” –Amy Riolo, Chef and TV Host. A reclusive Italian widow, Mary Angela is drawn into baking bread for a high-end corner restaurant in her gentrifying neighborhood. It's a recipe for disaster to her husband who haunts her kitchen. Included are four authentic Italian recipes. A sweet short story sure to delight fans of fiction like DELICIOUS, and foodie-movies like BIG NIGHT. From $2.99 SHOP NOW


H'ILGRAITH by Mary Elizabeth Ames

Science Fiction and Fantasy

When homo transformans, a species of human able to transform into animals, first appears, those affected do not know what is happening to them or how to control it. As the world becomes divided into factions seeking to either exploit or protect this new species, an orphaned girl named Ruwena finds a mentor in the mysterious old woman known only as H’Ilgraith. But who is H’Ilgraith? Why is she so dour and taciturn toward her ward, and how did she acquire her extensive knowledge about dragons, potions and hybrids? From $3.55 SHOP NOW


Wish Upon a Bollywood Star by Pamela Q. Fernandes

Romance

Charismatic Bollywood actor Vir Seth declares he won't be trapped into marriage by a scheming woman. When Soumya Ninan overhears his reasons, she decides to punish him by doing exactly that. Soumya Ninan unleashes a storm when she announces to the newspapers that Vir is engaged. To whom? Why Soumya herself! The battle has just begun. From $2.99 SHOP NOW


Citizen Warrior by Michael Mancha

General Nonfiction

Within the pages of Citizen Warrior, you’ll discover an invisible realm of spirit, vastly superior to the physical, where a life-or-death battle is being waged for you, your city, and nation. "The ideas in this book will get you thinking about how religious practice intertwines with the spirit world, and the role that the individual plays in the grand scheme of things. Fans of Dan Brown will feel right at home here." -Amazon Review. From $9.77 SHOP NOW


To Heal a Heart by Jana Richards

Romance

“With her latest novel, author Jana Richards shows, once again, her gift for snappy dialogue, multi-layered characters and gut-wrenching emotion…On a scale of 1-5, To Heal A Heart deserves a 7.” -Wild Women Reviews. A wounded soldier, a broken-down horse and a woman with painful secrets. Will they find a place to call home? “This book wrecked me! I read it all in one sitting. I just couldn't put it down. It was such an emotional roller coaster.” -Melissa Raynor, Voracious Readers From $0.99 SHOP NOW


The Contract by Sheila Grinell

Literary Fiction and Creative Nonfiction

"An engrossing exploration of personal and political issues" -Kirkus. When married designers Joanna and Ev are invited to design a children's museum in Riyadh, they must sort through their divergent goals and desires. "Anyone with an interest in how a strong, smart, ambitious, and talented woman lives a complicated personal and professional life will enjoy this book."-Amazon reviewer From $0.99 SHOP NOW


Holly Bloom's Garden by Sarah Ashman, Nancy Parent, Lori Mitchell (Illustrator)

Children and Young Adult

The luminous garden scenes and playful language in this tale of late-blooming self-discovery tell the story of Holly Bloom, a girl who wants nothing more than to be a great gardener, but simply doesn’t seem to have the knack. Despite suggestions and support from her green-thumbed mom and siblings, Holly just can't get her garden to bloom. Inspired by her artistic father, she taps into her natural creative abilities and surprises everyone by growing her own unique garden—from paper, paste, pipe cleaners, and paint! From $5.95 SHOP NOW


Zero Saints by Gabino Iglesias

Mystery Thriller Crime and Horror

Enforcer and drug dealer Fernando has seen better days. On his way home from work, some heavily-tattooed gangsters throw him in the back of a car and take him to an abandoned house, where they saw off his friend's head and feed the kid's fingers to...something. Their message is clear: this is their territory, now. But Fernando isn't put down that easily. Using the assistance of a Santeria priestess, an insane Puerto Rican pop sensation, a very human dog, and a Russian hitman, he'll build the courage (and firepower) he'll need to fight a gangbanger who's a bit more than human... From $5.99 SHOP NOW


The Atlantean Constellation by Cassidy Greenberg

Science Fiction and Fantasy

One might think that Cassiopeia, as an Atlantean goddess, was raised in a world of perfection and nobility, but that is far from the truth. She has a unique gift: she can kill other gods with ease, and without repercussion. Though her father attempts to control her and take full advantage of her gifts in his war games, her power is beyond even his primordial understanding. Now, struggling to reconcile her own desires as a goddess of justice with the desires of those around her, she must discover who she is destined to become. From $0.99 SHOP NOW


Mothers of the Village by C.J. Schneider

General Nonfiction

So many mothers feel like something is out of joint, something is missing—and maybe the truth is that we’re all just missing each other. Mothers of the Village affirms that as mothers connect with each other and learn to work with each other, despite the challenges, they may find a piece of themselves that they have felt missing all along. From $7.25 SHOP NOW


Postmarked Piper's Reach by Adam Byatt and Jodi Cleghorn

Literary Fiction and Creative Nonfiction

"An elegant snare camouflaged with sweet nostalgic longing for a simpler past." -Dave Versace. In December 1992, Ella-Louise Wilson boarded the Greyhound Coach for Sydney leaving behind the small coastal town of Piper’s Reach and her best friend and soulmate, Jude Smith. After twenty years of silence, a letter arrives at Piper’s Reach reopening wounds that never really healed. "A timeless piece of love, regret, and redemption that is both brilliant and heartbreaking." -Rus VanWestervelt From $2.99 SHOP NOW


Where Flowers Bloom by Nikki Vale

Romance

"Where Flowers Bloom is as much a story about reconciling the past and finding oneself as it is a steamy romance where the heroine must make an impossible choice between two men." -Caitlin Lyle Farley for Readers’ Favorite. This novel is a Romance (both Historical and Contemporary) with Mystery and Suspense, all neatly rolled into one story. "What a memorable journey this is!" - Amazon Review. "A passionate love forever!" - Amazon Review From $0.99 SHOP NOW


The Days of Miracle and Wonder, Stories by Irene Zabytko

Literary Fiction and Creative Nonfiction

If Nikolai Gogol had a child with Vladimir Nabokov, their offspring would be the characters in The Days of Miracle and Wonder. The stories in this exciting new collection by award-winning fiction writer Irene Zabytko feature famous and infamous people with historical, political, spiritual, and even sinister ties to Ukraine. “Irene Zabytko has shown that a writer can tell great stories and still have a Ukrainian point of view.” -A. J. Motyl, author of The Jew Who Was Ukrainian From $4.99 SHOP NOW


The Munich Girl by Phyllis Edgerly Ring

Literary Fiction and Creative Nonfiction

What family secrets is a portrait of Eva Braun hiding? Fifty years after World War II, Anna is plunged into the treacherous world of the Munich girl who was her mother's confidante - and Hitler's lover - and finds her every belief about right and wrong shattered. “Historical fiction that reads like memoir.” -Philadelphia Inquirer From $0.99 SHOP NOW


The Academy Saga by CJ Daly

Romance

"A superb read that will appeal to fans of The Hunger Games and Twilight, The Academy is recommended without reservation." -Book Viral. Seventeen-year-old Katie Connelly should be careful what she wishes for. When two mysterious guys crash into her small country town, she thinks her wish has come true...until her life gets dumped upside down. A Readers' Favorite 5-STAR Suspense Romance. "Can I just give The Academy Saga 500 STARS? 5 just doesn't seem like enough." Bookblogger Paula @P&P From $3.99 SHOP NOW