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Author Roland Joseph: Regardless of our station in life, and whether we realize it or not, happiness is everyone’s ultimate goal

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"A Pyre of Roses" is a poignant story of a man who struggles to find the truth about his identity, amid a web of deceit, lies, and latent danger.
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Clark Hays + Kathleen McFall on their "opposites-attract love story forged in a fiery crucible of a passion that nearly burned us to the ground"

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Two years ago, Lizzie broke Tucker’s heart into six jagged pieces when she packed up her vampires and quit the quirky town of LonePine, Wyoming, population 438. Since then, Lizzie has stayed put in Russia, ruling over the vampire nation, while terrorizing a string of new lovers.
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Tim W. Jackson on the quirky daily realities of running off to Margaritaville

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An inadvertent embezzler bolts for the Caribbean, a step ahead of the Feds and desperate to restart life as an anonymous divemaster in a tropical paradise.
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Phalgun Prativadi, an author + infectious diseases physician, on BEING AND BECOMING

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Dr. Arya Krish, an accomplished researcher, physician, philanthropist, father, and husband, explores the outer edges of “the ends justify the means.”
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Author Don Winn: I write books so at-risk readers can begin to think of themselves as learners, full of potential + strength

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The beloved tutor Alchir has vanished! And a dangerous criminal with a grudge against Alchir has just escaped from prison. Kaye is determined to find the tutor and earn a fine reputation as a knight.
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Lorenz Waldmann Talks about Ancient Egypt and "Peppery Winds"

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In the year 38, life in Alexandria was dangerous if you were Jewish. "Peppery Winds" takes you into that exotic, faraway world, in a tale of politics, pirates and yes, pepper – a precious commodity whose import route was jealously guarded by Arab traders.
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S.D. Moore on Spiritualists, water gazing + what happens when evil comes through the spirit door

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"Wicked Prayers" is filled with unwavering action in which a woman unwittingly evokes a wicked prayer that unleashes evil on the imaginary city of Autumntown, WA.
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Luigi A. Juarez on writing a book that celebrates the highs and lows of your 20s

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A valentine to big city life and the Latina-American experience, Covered Paces follows failed actress Linette Velazco from Los Angeles to Miami and Boston to Panamá, as she swears off love to jumpstart a financial planning career.
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Susan C. Cooper on how to do Information Technology (IT) right

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The real reasons Fortune 500 Information Technology (IT) isn’t usually successful and how easy it is to fix it.
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Kerry Elam on how to make healthy eating fun!

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"If It Does Not Grow, Say No" is an activity book that helps kids turn healthy foods into a welcome friend and willing choice in their everyday eating habits.
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Nicole Smartt on setting goals, working hard, staying focused + using mentors to further a career

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Having advanced from receptionist to business owner in less than seven years, author Nicole Smartt offers a goldmine of information to anyone wanting to become extraordinarily successful in their career.
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Mary Maddox on creating a world that's "violent and dark but not hopeless". Sound familiar?

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Day Randall, a gifted but unstable photographer, has gone missing. No one cares except her friend Kelly, who follows the trail into an underworld of drugs, violence, and ruthless men who will do anything to protect their secrets.
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Dale Swanson on being "increasingly appalled by the opportunistic social politics of party, candidate, and media"

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Set in and around Tampa, Florida, in the fall of 1996, a pair of gay private investigators is hired by an incumbent ultra-conservative media mogul and Republican State Senator, who is being blackmailed just days before election.
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John DiFelice on how Donald Trump is the logical conclusion to the Congressional victories of the Tea Party Republicans

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The book is a satire about the American Far Right as embodied by the character of Jeremiah Stumpf. Jeremiah is certain of two things: he loves his country, and his next door neighbors are terrorists.
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Ac Chenier on finding the perfect soul mate

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For Katie Benjamin, finding the perfect soul mate was just a fairy tale until a chance encounter on a train changes everything. What she discovers takes her on a journey that spans lifetimes.
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Author Lisa Quast: “Finding a job you love isn’t easy.”

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In my 20+ years of experience climbing the corporate ladder from the bottom rung to the executive suite, I’ve had the unique opportunity to see exactly what works and what doesn’t in the job seeking process.
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Joel Mentmore on finding inspiration in the Early European History section of the British Museum when his smartphone died

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There I was, standing among all these old flint arrows and axe heads, all these simple, robust tools, and me with this complex, connected, dead device in my hand.
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Pat Palella on learning about the dating, drinking + leisure activities of people armed with only a smart phone, willing to ride in a stranger’s car

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"Buzz Ride" shares stories about the people the author drove – and the places they went – at night during the spring and summer of 2014.
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Stacy Harshman on How Changing Your Hair Color CAN Change Your Life

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"Crowning Glory" started when I bought a long, red wig one late night on eBay.
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Simon J. Cambridge on an unspoken history: one that is implied but never fully realized

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"Servant of Fire" is the first book in a series of three, covering the time of its hero, Korfax, upon the world of his birth, Uriel.
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Kari Aguila on what would happen if women ruled the world

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RUN Ragged is a timely and terrifying story of what can go wrong when one group has power over another.
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Joel Manners talks about bringing "The Martyr’s Blade" to life

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A group of heroes are brought together by friendship, love, and honor as they journey to confront an ancient evil reborn.
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Steve Dimodica on a being bit player in a very large geopolitical game

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"Vile Means" is a well crafted, briskly paced, thoroughly researched novel that draws readers into the subliminal world of black ops and global espionage at an important juncture in our history.