Nonfiction

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WHY THEY STAY: SEX SCANDALS, DEALS AND HIDDEN AGENDAS OF NINE POLITICAL WIVES

Rating: 4
Politics from a fresh angle, WHY THEY STAY offers a slightly cynical yet deeply affecting take on nine powerful relationships, examining philandering husbands and the fallout from their actions in largely US politics.
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30-DAY BOOK MARKETING CHALLENGE

Rating: 4
In a “It’s not all about you” guide to effectively using social media to boost book sales, Rachel Thompson’s book gives daily tasks and explanations on how to sell your work and what to do to ensure success once the hard graft of putting pen to paper is over.
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WALKING WITH THE ENEMY

Rating: 2
WALKING WITH THE ENEMY is the story of C. Read, a former Marine and Christian fundamentalist, and her experience fleeing a cult.
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TRUTH & DARE: INSIDE OUT MARKETING

Rating: 3.5
Marketers are encouraged to focus on their company’s purpose before investing time and money in promoting products or services in TRUTH & DARE: INSIDE OUT MARKETING.
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#eSociety: In the Digital Age, No One Should Be Left Behind

Rating: 4
Part memoir, part clarion call, #eSociety makes an impressive argument for how to democratize the tech industry for all classes.
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MEMORIES OF A HOME: ELM STREET

Rating: 4
MEMORIES OF A HOME is a charming time-capsule treatment of Americana in the mid-1960s.
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CLASSICS: Why and how we can encourage children to read them

Rating: 3.5
The author, a schoolteacher, argues that a steady dose of classical novels can improve a child's intelligence, scholarly and emotional success, and morality.
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TEENAGE DEGENERATE

Rating: 4
A young man's life degenerates into a haze of crystal meth addiction and self-destruction – but can he escape on his own?
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TUCKER’S EYES: LIFE LESSONS FROM A ONE-EYED HAVANESE

Rating: 4.3
Anyone who’s ever owned a dog from a very young age, and cared for it in sickness and health, knows the pain of losing that beloved pet when it’s time.
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STOP CHASING CARROTS: Healing Self-Help Deceptions with a Scientific Philosophy of Life

Rating: 3.6
Self-help gets a largely sentiment-free scientific makeover, as STOP CHASING CARROTS throws pipe dreams out of the window, getting practical and specific on how to get life on the right track.
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OUR FIRST DANCE

Rating: 3
A father explains his “daddyhood journey” with the use of colorful doodles.
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CROSSING FARMERS BOULEVARD: A JOURNEY TO ONENESS IN A POLARIZING WORLD

Rating: 3.7
CROSSING FARMERS BOULEVARD: A JOURNEY TO ONENESS IN A POLARIZING WORLD is the inspirational story of one man’s cosmic rise from a neglected child in a bad neighborhood to a man at peace with the world, with a successful career and a supportive family.
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APPOINTMENT WITH YESTERDAY: A Novel in Four Parts

Rating: 4
In this fictionalized memoir based on the author's life, young Yanni Sitakos grows up on the Greek island of Erytha, raised by his grandparents and surrounded by an eclectic extended family.
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THE LAST UP: A Curious Tale About the Future of Sales

Rating: 4.5
A car salesman, facing trouble in both his personal and professional life, finds a time portal and gets advice from his dealership's wise founder.
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SHOT DOWN

Rating: 4.5
The crew of the Susan Ruth, shot down over Belgium, attempt to survive, hide from the Nazis, and escape back to Allied territory.
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Take a Ride on the Wild Side in Rocco Versaci’s THAT HIDDEN ROAD

Rating: 4.5
The title of THAT HIDDEN ROAD tells readers everything and nothing: Rocco’s intrepid journey is preceded by another, a hidden road that he traveled far before his front bike tire hit the pavement.
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Religion and philosophy come together to provide daily nuggets of wisdom in RED LETTER DEVOTIONALS

Rating: 3
Daily entries in this scripture-a-day book interpret Jesus’ words and offer lessons and prayers on how to live and act.
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WHEN THOUGHT TURNS TO LIGHT

Rating: 3.2
WHEN THOUGHT TURNS TO LIGHT by Patrick Paul Garlinger is a clear and concise overview of popular spiritual thought and practices.
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THREE YOUR LIFE

Rating: 3
Building on a solid foundation to achieve success in life is the engine that drives THREE YOUR LIFE.
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SEEKERS: Finding Our Way Home

Rating: 3
Paul Dunion EdD offers advice to spiritual seekers on how to continue their quest for a deeper and better self throughout their lives.
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LESSONS LEARNED, stories about the life of a likeable and admirable man

Rating: 4
An Air Force veteran, husband, father, and “real-life Clark Griswold” tells stories from his long and eventful life.
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MADAME BEY’S: HOME TO BOXING LEGENDS

Rating: 3.9
An in-depth look at an unheralded female boxing trainer, and the cast of characters that defined her.