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Celtic Knot: A Clara Swift Tale by Ann Shortell

  Authenticate detail, artistic intuition, and luminous prose mark this fascinating historical tale… A finalist for the Arthur Ellis Award, Shortell’s debut which details the assassination of the politician Thomas D’Arcy McGee and its aftermath, is both original in conception…
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The Mixtape to My Life by Jake Martinez

  A captivating coming-of-age romance… An introvert, shy teenager struggles to navigate the demands of an ordinary world as he tries to come to terms with his sexual identity in Martinez’s poignant coming-of-age story set in the early 90s. Seventeen-year-old…
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Author Straight Talk by Sarah Gerdes

  An indispensable resource for writers… Award-winning Gerdes’s latest non-fiction is an insightful look at the raw material that goes into the making of a successful author, as well as proof that a successful writing career depends equally on the…
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Summer Thunder by A.B. Gibson

  A delightful romance… Luck, magic, and love keep the pages turning in this refreshing contemporary romance from Gibson. Everything seems to be going wrong in Lily’s life with her personal life in chaos and her business barely staying afloat.…
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The Hollow Gods (The Chaos Cycle Duology #1) by A.J. Vrana

A thoroughly gripping, compelling tale… Grounded in secrets, myth, fantasy, and alternate reality, Vrana’s debut installment in The Chaos Cycle series is a fast-paced, deeply intriguing urban fantasy. It’s been a while since the young women went missing in Black…
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Aethyr by Sean E. Kelly

Suspenseful, unsettling, and thoroughly engrossing… Fans of hard-core science fiction who like their books with a hefty dose of life philosophy will feel right at home in Kelly’s debut, which details the journey of a man who struggles to revive…
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Teen Little Black Book: #Sadfishing Talk to Kids by Patrice M Foster

  A fascinating, hands-on guide… Foster’s latest is a comprehensive study of how technology impacts teens’ lives as she examines the drastic effects of social media and technology usage on teenager brain. Based on the scientific working of the brain…
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Thurkill’s Revenge (The Huscarl Chronicles Book 1) by Paul Bernardi

A thrilling, high-spirited tale… Bernardi’s first in the Huscarl Chronicles series is both a fascinating coming-of-age story and a vivid, exciting portrayal of medieval warfare as the English army under the Anglo-Saxon King Harold fight ferocious battles with Vikings and…
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The Healing of Lily Wentworth: Part II by Melissa Martineau Alexander

  An impressive, deeply evocative tale which is both engrossing and intriguing… This frank, poignant work of women’s fiction, the conclusion to The Anatomy of An Affair series expertly explores the aftermath of an extramarital affair as the protagonist continues…
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Anatomy of An Affair: Part I by Melissa Martineau Alexander

An intense romance… Alexander’s passionate romance, the first installment in the Anatomy of An Affair Series which tells the story of a woman who falls in love with her husband’s best friend, is a soaring love story marked by well-paced…