Booksellers, publishers, librarians, and agents are encouraged to look at the 119 self-published titles below, with descriptions provided by their authors. Some of these writers are waiting to be discovered; others have a track record and a following and are doing it on their own. If you are a self-published author interested in listing titles in this section, please visit for more information.


Bread of Shame

Marjorie Meyerle. iUniverse. $18.95 paper (294p), ISBN 978-1-4401-4957-3; $6.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-4401-4956-6


A blocked author is inspired by his lover to write a biography of the world’s most acclaimed scientist, whose dark past reveals the complex profile of an international hero.

A Gift: A Novel

P.S. Wall. Xlibris. $24.19 paper (208p), ISBN 978-1-4990-2356-5; $4.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-4990-2361-9


On his 25th birthday, Derek Jones discovered his psychic abilities. His powers draw him into events that have him treading the divide between self-belief and doubt, reality and dreams.

Into Autumn: A Story of Survival

Larry Landgraf. Xlibris. $1.99 e-book, ASIN B0164FNF56


A chilling account of how Lars Lindgren and Eileen Branson must change when all of humanity is thrust into desperate survival mode when the grid shuts down and the economy crumbles.

Juliana, Vol. 1: 1941–1944

Vanda. Booktrope Editions. $20.95 paper (376p), ISBN 978-1-5137-0221-6

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A novel about gay and lesbian lives in 1940s New York City.

Kelly Vein

Jason Poloniato. Dorrance Publishing. $9 paper (32p), ISBN 978-1-4809-2744-5

A western adventure with a tough heroine. Kelly Vein is out for vengeance: only when she kills the man who murdered her husband and son will she find rest.

Like I Used to Dance

Barbara Frances Positive Imaging. $14.95 paper (396p), ISBN 978-1-944071-01-1


A family saga set in 1951 rural Texas. A close-knit farm family held together by love and tradition is torn apart by changing times.

Maiden General: How a 17-Year-Old Joan of Arc Saved France at Orléans; A True Story

Mike MacCarthy. Outskirts Press. $18.95 paper (287p), ISBN 978-1-4787-6351-2, Amazon,

This novel takes readers through the Battle of Orléans and explores Joan’s failures, wounds, indomitable courage, and finally her impossible and miraculous victory.

Moveable Forts and Magazines: A Novel of Vietnam

Dick Rose. AuthorHouse. $11.95 paper (224p), ISBN 978-0-7596-1733-9; $4.95 e-book, ISBN 978-0-7596-1732-2


This novel explores sibling themes of conscience and responsibility in light of the thoughts and feelings of two men caught up in the turmoil of the Vietnam War.

None Shall Sleep

T.D. Arkenberg. Outskirts Press. $28.95 hardcover (374p), ISBN 978-1-4787-6688-9; $19.95 paper (374p) ISBN 978-1-4787-6231-7, Amazon,

Opera is life—and life is opera. This story of love, courage, and passion parts the curtain to reveal lives drawn together by Isabella Fabrini’s dream to sing.

Not My Grandfather’s Wall Street: Diaries of a Derivatives Trader

David von Leib. America Star Books. $23.58 paper (390p), ISBN 978-1- 68229-814-5, Amazon, Apple iBooks,

This is a story of Wall Street trading and corruption, mixed with mathematical constants pi and phi, which may lie hidden underneath the market surface.

Numbers from Ten

Harel Spencer. PartridgeSingapore. $15.46 paper (108p), ISBN 978-1-4828-3124-5; $5.99 e-book, ASIN B00ZHILME8


A countdown of wit, style, and humor amounts to this ingenious book. Hilarious as it is challenging, the charm lies in its original metaphors, meaning cloaked between sentences.

The Renegade Queen (Rebellious Times, Vol. 1)

Eva Flynn. Omega Press. $12.99 paper (330p), ISBN 978-0-9969832-0-4

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Psychic Victoria Woodhull runs for president of the United States even though women cannot vote and she faces stiff opposition from moderate Susan B. Anthony and religious figure Henry Ward Beecher.

Rocking the Cradle of Liberty

Barbara Leigh Partridge. iUniverse. $16.95 paper (260p), ISBN 978-0-595-47571-1


In this historical fiction, a young man struggles to reconcile his antislavery beliefs with the pro-slavery beliefs of those around him. Will his loyalty see him through the Civil War?

Under the Pong Pong Tree

Hal Levey. iUniverse. $16.95 paper (256p), ISBN 978-1-49177750-3


A Chinese girl copes with life after the Japanese invade Singapore, destroy her family, and rape her savagely. She survives the cruelty and helps destroy her oppressors.


Inspirations and Emotions: Seven Layers to the Truth

Hunter Dan. iUniverse. $9.95 paper (54p), ISBN 978-1-4917-6433-6; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-4917-6434-3


Dan shares his life in this new poetry collection. From battles with alcoholism to marriage troubles to rehab, this collection will take you through countless emotions.

Life As We Know It and Other Poems

Tabitha Kremesec. RoseDog Books. $9 paper (30p), ISBN 978-1-4809-6726-7

Kremesec writes to celebrate the everyday. She explores universal topics of death, the future of the planet, and love for family so that readers will relate to her world and her hopes.

Life-Inspiring Poems, Book II

Patricia Peterson. Xlibris. $19.99 paper (114p), ISBN 978-1-4931-6038-9; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-4931-6040-2


Different styles of poetry are revealed in this book so readers can find motivation to think, dream, laugh, or cry as they peruse the realistic portrayal of people, places, and events in life.

Life’s Rhymes for Our Times

B.D. Mullins. Trafford. $8.66 paper (68p), ISBN 978-1-4907-5443-7; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-4907-5441-3


This collection of poems reflects Mullins’s fiery passion for writing. Delving deep into Mullins’s thoughts, observations, and emotions, this book highlights the intricate artistry found in poetry.

A Mind Full of Poems: In This Present Moment

Nicholas Bingham. AuthorHouse. $15.18 paper (146p), ISBN 978-1-5049-4644-5; $4.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-5049-4647-6


Bingham’s first collection of poems is inspired by the beautiful moments in life which people often take for granted.

Our Paths Are Connected by the Presence of Love: You Are Loved!

Renata Bigham-Belt. Xlibris. $15.99 paper (70p), ISBN 978-1-5035-6906-5; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-5035- 6905-8


Having lived through many of the peaks and valleys in life, Bigham-Belt writes poetry to bring strength, inspiration, and peace to others traveling this same journey.

Poetically Correct: Banned by the Free Press

Ciera S. Louise. Trafford. $13.96 paper (172p), ISBN 978-1-4269-7389-5; $9.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-4269-7390-1


Louise declares that “poets defined this country.” She does not believe that truth is found in newspapers or speeches. Instead, she points to poetry as society’s truth teller.

Whispering Kisses Embroidering Love on My Soul

Maria Psanis. AuthorHouse. $26.99 hardcover (154p), ISBN 978-1- 50497074-7

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Poetry describing life and the self, the loss of balance, the wonder of the unknown, the broken path, the anger of disappointment, the magic of the human touch, the wounded intimacy.


Accidental Droning

Pete Liebengood. Xlibris. $19.99 paper (250p), ISBN 978-1-5035-3759-0

Liebengood weaves a satirical, political thriller of a man’s dilemma between helping a murder case and protecting his wife’s political campaign.

Away from the Sun

Rebecca Brisbane. CreateSpace. $14.95 paper (354p), ISBN 978-1-5008-0955-3


A killer haunts a backwoods town, leaving an Aesop-type message with his victims. Rookie officer Kelsie Lee Ray eventually meets this elusive individual. The moral here is murder.

The Boy Who Sailed to Spain

Paul OGarra. CreateSpace. $14.95 paper (106p), ISBN 978-1-5177-0106-2


North Africa and Spain 2015. A 15-year-old Christian Berber boy is pursued by assassins and the Guardia Civil during his mystic quest. A book about faith in himself, his values, and his creator.

Death on Lake Michigan

Steven Arnett. Smashwords. $2.99 e-book, ASIN B015NM9RSA

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Mike O’Brien, assistant editor of the Gull Haven Observer, solves the murder of Rich Mallon, one of the most notorious citizens of Gull Haven, Mich., and finds love in the process.

Every Sunday Is Father’s Day: A Novel

Anthony Valera. iUniverse. $14.95 paper (212p), ISBN 978-1-4917-6934-8; $2.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-4917-6933-1


Ray Oliver, a divorced father who sees his daughter, Mickey, on Sundays, discovers his ex-wife’s boyfriend endangers Mickey, leading Ray to take all steps to protect her.

The Foothills Mystery: The Investigation into the Death of the Solo Rock Climber

Stanley Yokell. Outskirts Press. $15.95 paper (227p), ISBN 978-1-4787-7055-8, Amazon,

This is Yokell’s fourth book featuring Detective Chief Marie Quizno. When a body is found at Risky Route in the foothills, Marie is thrown back into action.

Hidden Secrets

(Secrets and Second Chances #2)

Donna M. Zadunajsky. CreateSpace. $4.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-938037-41-2, Amazon

After a devastating tragedy in which everything she has ever loved is gone, Carla Michaels receives an envelope full of journals. Will their hidden secrets destroy her? Or will she find the strength to survive once she knows the truth?

The Lady Killers: A Thriller

Shirley Eads and Jody C. Heymann. Bullion Books. $13.99 paper (280p), ISBN 978-0-9651376-9-0


Robert Barton’s reelection is at risk. He pays the Shark to get rid of a pregnant coed. Detectives Kate and Allison become his prey when they get too close.

Love’s Deadly Masquerade

Yani. Anitbeet Productions. $4.99 e-book, ASIN B01A2CO4Q6


Eric is Vanessa’s first love... and possibly her last in this thriller centered around domestic violence fueled by possessiveness and past demons.

Paradise Lost

Mollie Bach. AuthorHouse. $18.24 paper (194p), ISBN 978-1-5049-9177-3; $4.99 e-book, ISBN 978- 1-5049-9178-0


This book is about the journey to the end of night, which is where those who dwell in the world of addiction live.

Perception of Power

Bruce Thomason. Batjak Publishing. $14.95 paper (374p), ISBN 978-0-9832203-3-6

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A murder-for-hire scheme sends Det. Clay Randall and his team cross-country in search of a hit man in this thriller in which the raw pursuit of political power matters above all else.

Shadow Ballet: A Novel of Mystery and Intrigue

Dan Ragon. iUniverse. $27.95 paper (546p), ISBN 978-1-4917-7076-4; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-4917-7077-1


When a body washes up on California’s coast, Detective John Ragsdale is called. As he and his partner dig deeper, they discover shadowy secrets that raise more questions than answers.

She Had No Name

Annie Jai. Annie Jai. $11.50 paper (310p), ISBN 978-1-5300-6342-0; $2.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-78280-729-2


He is everything. She is nothing. What happens when their worlds collide? Lucy vows to keep hold of Jamie, and her life soon spirals into a deadly game of intrigue and lies.

Smart Alex: A Chain of Love Novel (Smart Investigations, Inc. #1)

Sam Cheever. Electric Prose Publications. 99¢ e-book, ASIN B01A8R1KXK


Matthew Smart needs an assistant. When Alexis McFadden applies, her intelligence and skills fit nicely. But what if in the eyes of a cold-blooded killer, she’s too smart by half?

2358 (Cryogenics)

Garibaldi Sabio. Outskirts Press. $17.95 paper (350p), ISBN 978-1-4787-4963-9, Amazon,

Science fiction turned mystery. After waking from cryogenics, the protagonist discovers that things are not all as they appear, and he sets out to unravel several enigmas.

Unimaginable (Women in Danger, Book 1)

Stella MacLean. Ruth MacLean. $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-0-9878295-6-6

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A killer is circling Rachel Moore’s life. Dr. Andrew King is seeking redemption for a past he can’t forget. Together they face a killer seeking his final act of revenge.

Wailing Wood

Brooks Mencher. CreateSpace. $15.99 paper (340p), ISBN 978-1- 5141-0457-6


Textile forensics consultant Ruth M, known as the Yarn Woman, unearths a century-old double murder in Northern California’s redwood country. Is the tragic tale destined to repeat itself?

With a Little More Practice: A Doctor Joe Nelson Mystery

Paul Janson. JM Publishing. $14.99 paper (316p), ISBN 978-0-9907424-1-8


Joe Nelson cannot ignore the abuse of runaway children in Las Vegas. When one of them is murdered, his investigation uncovers some nasty as well as some redeeming qualities in the city.



Carolyn O’Neal. CreateSpace. $15.99 paper (258p), ISBN 978-0- 9966878-0-5


A new pandemic attacks anyone with the Y chromosome, but not everyone mourns the loss of the men.

The Pit: Watchmaker’s Hell, Book One

L.A. Barnes. Bookbaby. $18.37 paper (460p), ISBN 978-1-68222-705-3

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When a group of strangers, similar only in their time of death, find themselves in Hell, they face an eons-old question: Is there a way to repent and move on to a better eternity?

The Regenerator

Angie Child. PartridgeSingapore. $23 paper (198p), ISBN 978-1-4828-3113-9; $4.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-4828-3115-3


What if you find that your greatest adversary is yourself? Cory Cattson battles his inner demon in this intergalactic thriller.

Sex, Death, and the End of the World: Stories

Timothy Perper and Martha Cornog. CreateSpace. $10.95 paper (144p), ISBN 978-1-5077-8061-9


Ghosts, aliens, God and the Devil, the Arabian Nights, and the afterlife: 13 mostly lighthearted tales subvert expectations to introduce unusual characters facing the unexpected.

The Very Devil, Herself!

Loren Molloy. IngramSpark. $24.95 paper (558p), ISBN 978- 0-692-65210-7


A supernatural serial killer with a thirst for human flesh and blood has been killing for over 200 years until the king of England wants her to work for him.


The Bay of Mermaids

Majia Comella. Balboa Press. $15.99 paper (212p), ISBN 978-1-5043-2849-4; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978- 1-5043-2850-0


Marin and her sister are going on a vacation to Cornwall, expecting a fun time at a seaside wedding. They will be getting so much more.


Skye Warren. Skye Warren. $11.99 paper (326p), ISBN 978-1-5301-3068-9; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978- 1-940518-43-5


Dark. Powerful. Dangerous. He turns up outside my dorm room—wounded. He’s the head of a criminal empire, but he needs me now. I can help him, but I can’t fall for him.

Demetrius (Brethren Origins #2)

Barbara Devlin. B. Devlin. 99¢ e-book, ASIN B01BJ6VYLC


Demetrius de Blackbourne is a Nautionnier Knight, a pious man, and a virgin who has vowed to devote himself to divine endeavors, and his plans do not include a wife.

Destiny Lingers

Rolonda Watts. iUniverse. $27.95 hardcover (266p), ISBN 978-1-4917-6864-8


In this contemporary romance, a heartbroken journalist embarks on a journey of self-discovery where she must overcome her pain and find tranquility before she can realize true love.

Fate Ball

Adam W. Jones. Wisdom House Books. $19.99 hardcover (298p), ISBN 978-0-692-57830-8; $13.99 paper (298p), ISBN 978-0-692-47534-8

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When Ava’s devil-may-care spirit injects her relationship with Able with a tortured side, their youthful love story becomes Able’s determined quest to save his first love from herself.

On the Earth: In Light of the Sun

Prajwalit. CreateSpace. $10 paper (114p), ISBN 978-1-5232-3562-9


A supernatural power sent to the earth to find some valuable thing and save it continues his journey , falls in love. and then....

Sand Dollars

Ralph Demers. Outskirts Press. $29.95 hardcover (460p), ISBN 978-1-4787-6832-6, Amazon,

This romance-thriller is set among CIA drug running in Southeast Asia and the assassination of an Australian prime minister. It deals with a world gone mad.

Stay (The Alexa Reed Series #1)

Hilary Wynne. iUniverse. $1.99 e-book, ASIN B00K5WX1VS

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Love doesn’t always happen at the perfect time, and for Alexa Reed and Julian Bauer love might not be reason enough to stay.

Villa Blue

Isla Dean. Isla Dean. $2.99 e-book, ASIN B019YGWI0K


A reclusive impressionist painter battles artist’s block on an island off the Pacific coast with the help of an adventurous businessman who is staying at Villa Blue.

Watching Fireflies (Love Bug Series #1)

Jaycee Ford. Lovebug Publishing. $2.99 e-book, ISBN 978-0-692-24297-1, Amazon, Apple iBooks,, Kobo

A cowboy who knows nothing of love. A city girl who wishes she didn’t. A steamy buzz ignites between them until her past finds her. What happens when she can’t stay hidden in the country for long?


Dare to Chart and Track Your Soul’s 2nd Journey: A Soul’s Guide from Conception to Death

Tommaso Grieco. Outskirts Press. $28.95 paper (420p), ISBN 978-1-4787-6243-0, Amazon,

Grieco provides three charts to guide you to your position in the 2nd Journey—Choices, Consequences, and Conditions. Use this to gain Spiritual Knowledge and climb up the chart, ultimately to the 3rd Journey.

God Created Baseball

Fred J. Thomson, illus. by Frank A. Lowe. Trafford. $18.41 paper (36p), ISBN 978- 1-4269-6921-8


This book is about finding God in the most unexpected places and sharing those discoveries of faith. Thomson has written it to challenge and inspire children rather than talk down to them.

Ways to Navigate

Walter Lacey, illus. by Abigail Lacey. Balboa Press. $8.99 paper (110p), ISBN 978-1-5043-4743-3; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-5043-4744-0

Lacey’s spiritual journey begins after he discovers a portal that changes his life.


Accidental Dad

Joshua McDowell. First Edition Design Publishing. $12.95 paper (170p), ISBN 978-1-50690126-8

McDowell discusses the struggles unmarried men face when entering fatherhood. He is trying to change the U.S. court system to make it more father friendly.

ADHD: Who’s Losing Whose Mind? (From a Frazzled Mama’s Perspective)

Jennifer Metzger. Lulu Publishing. $12.50 paper (110p), ISBN 978-1- 4834-4573-1

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In this revealing and instructive memoir, Metzger brings readers into her home to get an inside look at how she’s raising three boys, one with ADHD.

The American Presidents from Polk to Hayes: What They Did, What They Said, & What Was Said About Them

Robert A. Nowlan. Outskirts Press. $49.95 paper (890p), ISBN 978-1-4787-6572-1, Amazon,

This volume explores the lives of nine of the 43 men who have held the U.S. presidency: what they did, what they said, and what was said about them throughout history.

Anointed to Sing the Gospel: The Levitical Legacy of Thomas A. Dorsey

Kathryn B. Kemp. Joyful Noise Press. $20 paper (220p), ISBN 978-0-9833630-4-0


The legacy of Thomas A. Dorsey to gospel music and his struggle to return and remain with his sacred roots after his successful secular career.

Awaken to Your Inner Authentic Beauty

Mitzi Reed. Balboa Press. $23.99 paper (398p), ISBN 978-1-5043-4591-0, Amazon

Reed shares how she overcame her own negative self-image, and offers tips on how to build self-esteem and confidence, healthy ways of living, and how to awaken one’s inner beauty.

Book of Decamot

Stanley Jackson and Gavin Jackson. Xlibris. $28.27 paper (564p), ISBN 978-1-5144-6270-6; $4.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-5144-6269-0


An inventive writing resource that promotes collaborative writing and enhances typical book club activities to create clever, competitive educational courses for students.

Christmas Tree

Elizabeth M. Scott, illus. by Kay Whytock Jackson. AuthorHouse. $10 paper (36p), ISBN 978-1-4490-4218-9


Based on Scott’s experiences, this book depicts the anxiety of a child at Christmas time and her helpfulness in preparing for this special holiday, and reveals the true meaning of the holiday season.

Divine State of Mind: The Gateway to Finding Answers from Within

Susan Lawrence. CreateSpace. $14.99 paper (267p), ISBN 978-1-5234-3944-7


Lawrence presents Divine State of Mind Hypnosis Technique as the new gateway to communicating with the Divine. Healings from archangels and masters have profoundly transforming effects on lives.

Entrepreneurship from Theory to Fact—Obstacles and Challenges in the Case of Sonia Amer

Sonia Amer. PartridgeSingapore. $19.75 paper (126p), ISBN 978-1-4828-2808-5; $4.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1- 4828-2809-2


This isAmer’s story of being an entrepreneur. It gives answers to obstacles faced by businessmen.

Exotic Tillandsia

Sim Eng Hiang. PartridgeSingapore. $72.55 paper (162p), ISBN 978-1-4828-2949-5; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-4828- 2950-1


Since he saw his first Tillandsia plant in Singapore, Sim Eng Hiang has worked tirelessly to cultivate, preserve, and photograph these exotic treasures. He shares his lifework in this book illustrated with color photos.

F’d Up: The Upside of Failure

Tiana Sanchez. Efluential Publishing. $4.99 e-book, ASIN B01BSZ3U0C


Sanchez provides insight into why some people view failures as opportunities and others simply quit or have an aversion to the effort required to push through.

Four Score and More: My Memoir, History and a Family Legacy

LaVera Edick. Trafford. $21.55 paper (396p), ISBN 978-1-4669-7396-1; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-4669-7397-8


Edick celebrates family, hard work, and farm life in a memoir that reveals insights about the dust bowl, the Great Depression, and World War II.

Giant Killers: Overcoming Obstacles and Seizing Opportunities

Steve Lawson. CreateSpace. $9.95 paper (145p), ISBN 978-1-5196-5511-0; $2.99 e-book, ASIN B01ATR9A2C


Discover the key character traits that, combined with God’s grace, made David a giant killer, and learn to apply those same qualities to your own life.

Gone Before: How the Here and There Are Not As Far Apart As We Might Think

Judy Fisher. Outskirts Press. $14.95 paper (153p), ISBN 978-1-4787-4554-9, Amazon,

This book tackles the complicated and emotional issue of life after death in an intelligent, compassionate way.

How to Greatly Influence Your Child While Parenting

A.S. Bamania. AuthorHouse. $15.18 paper (146p), ISBN 978-1-4918-9051-6; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-4918-9052-3


This book will assist you in solving problems with your child. You will be making the right decisions for your child in creating ways and means of great achievement.

The Humanist Society: The Social Blueprint for Self-Actualization

Joseph Sassoon. iUniverse. $15.95 paper (174p), ISBN 978-1-4917-3148-2; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-4917-3150-5


What accounts for the rise and fall of so many civilizations? Sassoon tackles this question and many others in this, his second volume on self-actualization.

The Indigo Journals: Spiritual Healing for Indigo Adults & Other Feminine Souls

Yol Swan. Sri Devi Press. $24.95 paper (446p), ISBN 978-0-9863654-2-3; $9.99 e-book, ASIN B017N3TMCS


An in-depth exploration of the Indigo archetype and wounded Feminine on the planet to help you embrace your true self, unlock your hidden power, and balance an overly masculine world.

Maimonides and Metabolism: Unique Scientific Breakthroughs in Weight Loss

Yonason Herschlag. CreateSpace. $36.95 hardcover (346p), ISBN 978-0-692- 63104-1

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This book explains physiological processes overlooked by many mainstream nutritional authorities, and delves into the timing of meals and exercise so that we habituate ourselves to the most-effective strategies of daily intermittent fasting, which alleviates hunger and puts us into natural fat-burning mode. Includes hundreds of cutting edge studies.

Marked for Death: My War with Jim Jones the Devil of Jonestown

Timothy Oliver Stoen. CreateSpace. $19.95 paper (386p), ISBN 978-1-5117-5743-0


On Nov. 18, 1978, Jim Jones killed 907 U.S. citizens in Jonestown, Guyana, by cyanide and mind control. His attorney-turned-enemy traces Jones’s “development” from utopian to devil.

The Mask of Deception: Voodoo and How It Hides in a Well Known Religion

Marisol Pareja. Testimony Publishing. $12.99 paper (264p), ISBN 978-0-9967338-0-9


The author shows how the mysterious religion of voodoo hides in one of the largest religions in the world, and how you and entire nations can become free.

Metaphysics: Living Beyond the Physical Realm

Gary M. Levin. Outskirts Press. $9.95 paper (100p), ISBN 978-1- 4787-6766-4

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An introductory guide to the fascinating world of metaphysics and New Age thinking. Enjoy the journey into the metaphysical sciences.

A Mormon Chaplain

Earl S. Beecher. Trafford. $12.10 paper (192p), ISBN 978-1-4269-7002-3


Share this young U.S. Army chaplain’s struggle to fulfill the position’s spiritual and practical wartime demands.

My Life Story

Shenna Walker. Dorrance Publishing. $9 paper (40p), ISBN 978-1-4809-2006-4

As a young woman growing up in a dark world, Walker learned to trust God with her choices. From pain he has brought her into a new life of love and hope.

My Three Lives on Earth: The Life Story of an Afghan American

Tawab Assifi. AuthorHouse. $23.95 paper (406p), ISBN 978-1-5049-0447-6; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1- 5049-0472-8


Each of this book’s three parts depicts the unique circumstances and happenings in the life of the author and his family.

Of Dreams & Coveralls: Daring to Become an Airline Pilot Despite the Opposition and Challenges

James Garland Powell. iUniverse. $16.95 paper (212p), ISBN 978-0-595-52316-0; $6.99 e-book, ISBN 978-0-595-62371-6


A commercial pilot recounts how hard work and determination reveal the winning path to those in tireless pursuit of the most elusive of dreams.

The Pearl of East Texas

William D. Albright. Outskirts Press. $23.95 hardcover (188p), ISBN 978- 1-4787-4936-3, Amazon,

Albright sheds light on both a changing period in recent American history and the shifting intricacies of race relations in our society.

6 Years in the Middle East

Tenacity. iUniverse. $18.95 paper (224p), ISBN 978-1-4917-4681-3; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-4917-4680-6


A Department of Defense contractor chronicles his experiences with the U.S. military in Qatar, Iraq, Kuwait, Afghanistan, and Oman from 2003 to 2009.

The Sound of Serenity

Paeti Gustav Xaviers. CreateSpace. $28.95 paper (208p), ISBN 978-1- 5238-0502-0


An autobiography of thought as the author struggled to develop what she believed to be her mind’s third eye, from marijuana abuse to being diagnosed with mental illness.

The Success Factor: Navigating the Treacherous Waters of Corporate America (The 21st Century Worker)

Ted Bagley. Xlibris. $15.99 paper (142p), ISBN 978-1-4990-1579-9; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-4990-1524-9


An advanced look at the success factors that are needed not just to survive but to thrive and prosper in the competitive world of corporate America.

Travels with King Kong: Overland Across Africa

James Henderson. AuthorHouse. $31.99 paper (98p), ISBN 978-1-4969-6776-3; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-4969-6874-6


Henderson relates a journey that is sometimes beautiful, sometimes painful, and almost spiritual—one that has a profound influence even after 40 years.

When the Wolf Rises: Linebacker II, the Eleven Day War

Colonel G. Alan Dugard. AuthorHouse. $19.95 paper (280p), ISBN 978-1-4685-2537-3; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-4685-2536-6


A B-52 squadron commander’s graphic description of the bombers and the crews during the raids that lasted 11 days, leading to the end of the Vietnam War and its aftermath.

A Woman’s Guide to the Sailing Lifestyle: The Essentials and Fun of Sailing Off the New England Coast

Debra Picchi and Thomas Desrosiers. AuthorHouse. $16.95 paper (202p), ISBN 978-1-5049-2844-1; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-5049-2843-4


The authors share the essential knowledge needed to be a sailor and discuss some Zen-like attitudes that lead to successful and fun sailing.


Addicted to Love

Kathleen Murray. Book Baby. $15.95 paper (288p), ISBN 978-1-4835-6035-9


An emotionally complex YA psychological thriller set in Chicago’s North Shore suburbs during the 1970s and concerning family dysfunction, secrets, love, and loss.

The Adventures of Tommy and Tina Dreaming of Being a Termite and Finding a Home in the Forest: An Educational Story for Young Children that Will Improve and Build Relationships and Communications with Their Older Family Members

Rod Burns. Xlibris. $21.99 paper (36p), ISBN 978-1-5035-9170-7; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-5035-9169-1


This illustrated book follows the adventures of Tommy and Tina, who both dream of being a termite and finding a home in the forest.

The Book of Lergat: The Second Elf Adventure

Sandra McPherson. AuthorHouse. $16.95 paper (192p), ISBN 978-1-5049-2089-6; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-5049-2087-2


Trying to find the answers to an intriguing book sends Gidley and his friends on a wild and funny, albeit dangerous, adventure. Amid the perils and the fear of the unknown, will these determined heroes solve the puzzle?

Cat and the Beautiful Mrs. Butterfly

Lena Anderson. Xlibris. $21.99 paper (40p), ISBN 978-1-4931-2575-3; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-4931-2577-7


Valerie finds herself assisting Cat the caterpillar against Mrs. Butterfly’s bad behavior in the recovery of the colors that belong to the Elf King Forest.

Demons: Eirik, Book One

Ednah Walters. Firetrail Publishing. $11.99 paper (302p), ISBN 978-1- 943053-01-8

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Eirik, son of goddess Hel and of Baldur, has gone to the underworld to meet his estranged mother. He struggles to find himself, until a witch becomes trapped in his world.

Duck Adventures

Lilian Gates, illus. by Avery Liell-Kok. AuthorHouse. $19.82 paper (24p), ISBN 978-1-5049-4437-3; $4.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-5049-4438-0


When Duck finds that Goose has lifted off in a hot air balloon, he runs to find Mr. Pink. How will Goose get down?

The Fairy Woods Children: A Story of Magic and Adventure, from Where the Two Worlds Meet

Adriana Yamane. PartridgeSingapore. $14.25 paper (48p), ISBN 978-1-4828-3109-2; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-4828-3110-8


Yamane tries to bring a new approach that allows goodness to grow and to expand in children’s consciousness, without the need of a fear-based background scenario.

Fly Away Free

Anne Turner Coppola. Xlibris. $19.99 paper (142p), ISBN 978-1-4990-4916-9; $3.99 e-book, ASIN B00MA7UWW2


When Tessie Farrell, an older woman, rescues a baby osprey, the experience triggers reminiscences of her youth and of learning that she was adopted.

Fourth World: Book One of the Iamos Trilogy

Lyssa Chiavari. CreateSpace. $12.99 paper (338p), ISBN 978-1-5194-9633-1

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When Isaak finds an ancient coin in his missing dad’s possessions, he’s drawn into a conspiracy involving the Martian government, a crazed scientist, and the red planet’s distant past.

I Am Sooo Lucky!!!

Sharon Insul. Ingram Spark. $16.99 hardcover (32p), ISBN 978-0-9964633-0-0


This book celebrates the wonderment, excitement, and elation of being a big sister. A joy-filled odyssey of show-and-tell.

Infant Syringes (Vol. 1)

Fudgewilli. Lulu Publishing. $32.49 paper (64p), ISBN 978-1-4834- 2933-5, Books-A-Million, Google Play, Lulu

This book features a nonlinear sequence of events involving fried chicken, blue waffles, the police, and more.

Jake’s Kindergarten Checkup (My Sister, Me & Dr. Dee #1)

Chrystal de Freitas, illus. by Tammie Lyon. Dr. Dee’s Publishing. $9.95 paper (40p), ISBN 978-0-9844529-4-1


Jakes welcomes his kindergarten checkup but fears the shots. His sister helps along the way. Tips for parents included.

Joachim’s Magic

M.L. Stainer, illus. by James Melvin. Outskirts Press. $16.95 paper (233p), ISBN 978-1-4787-5497-8, Amazon,

A Jewish metallurgist faces danger from Indians and prejudice from workers on the 1585 expedition to the New World. Captured, he must choose between his apprentice or his beliefs.

Layla Bali: A Rainbow in the Dark

Lisa Zarkin McHugh. Xlibris. $15.99 paper (202p), ISBN 978-1-5035-8627-7; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-5035-8629-1


Layla Bali is a girl who sees things that others don’t. While searching for her missing dog, she ends up in strange new lands of mystical wonders and dangers.

Little Music Masters: Reading Music, Book 1: Meet the Notes

Elias and Lianna Berlinger, illus. by Maryana Katchmar. My Music Workshop. $24.99 paper (49p), ISBN 978-1-4951-8976-0, Amazon

Filled with illustrations, friendly characters, games, and activities, this book will delight young children while also preparing them for a lifetime of reading music.

Nothando’s Journey

Jill Apperson Manly, illus. by Alyssa Casey. JabuKids Press. $16.95 hardcover (40p), ISBN 978-0-615-89235-1


Nothando and her brother journey to the Reed Festival. Along the way, Nothando gains confidence and courage—and discovers she is grateful to be exactly who she is.

Only One Molly

Ethel McMilin. AuthorHouse. $12.99 paper (204p), ISBN 978-1-4634-3782-4; $9.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-4634-3781-7


Molly was an independent young girl who knew the right way to do things and didn’t always understand when someone did something the wrong way.

Paw Prints: Bodie’s Search for Home

Ginny Stone. Archway Publishing. $13.95 paper (28p), ISBN 978-1-4808-2215-3; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-4808- 2216-0


A black tuxedo cat sets off to find a new home. Her search takes her into the unfamiliar countryside, where she meets a caring young girl who gives her hope.

The Peacock of Half-Way Tree: A Caribbean Fable

Carolyn Richardson Durham, illus. by Joyce Richardson-Melech. Trafford. $22 paper (42p), ISBN 978-1-4120-1912-5


The peacock of Half-Way Tree, an extremely vain fowl from St. Kitts Island, ultimately gets his comeuppance from a monkey.

Protostar (Star-Crossed Saga #1)

Braxton A. Cosby. Tate Publishing/Cosby Media Productions. $17.99 paper (268p), ISBN 978-1-68164-049-5

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William journeys to Earth on a mission to kill Starchild Sydney, but their instant connection delays his orders. Will the bond between two Star-Crossed lovers be enough to overcome evil?

Puffy and the Formidable Foe

Marie G. Lepkowski and Ann M. Hannon. Xlibris. $12.99 paper (24p), ISBN 978-1-4500-4800-2


An easy-to-read book about a youngster who goes out to play, then leaves home and learns what a big mistake that is.

Rayne: Luminescence

Quoleena Sbrocca. CreateSpace. $3.99 e-book, ASIN B01BH8Y392

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A new species of humans dominates Earth. In their second year of life, they awaken to a mystical ability—except one. Her name is Rayne. This is her story.

R.C. Duck, Private Eye

Kevin White, illus. by Rex White. Chimeric Press. $15.95 hardcover (32p), ISBN 978-0-9847122-2-9

R.C. and Hen scramble to find out who is breaking Hen’s eggs. Our hard-boiled detective is searching for clues and questioning suspects in a case not likely to be over easy.

Relentless (Book 1)

Karen Lynch. Karen Lynch. $10.99 paper (290p), ISBN 978-0-615-94242-1

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Sara Grey lives a double life until a fateful encounter with a sadistic vampire and a fearless warrior exposes her powerful gifts and changes the course of her life forever.

Runes: A Runes Novel

Ednah Walters. Firetrail Publishing. $9.95 paper (245p), ISBN 978-0-9834297-6-0

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To solve the riddle of her missing father and her mother’s erratic behavior, an average teenager will come to accept that she is extraordinary and that Norse legends are real.

Sapphire: A Tale of the Cold War

Thomas Graham Jr. AuthorHouse. $19.95 paper (388p), ISBN 978-1-4969-2785-9; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-4969-2848-1


A tale during perhaps the most dangerous period of the Cold War, following a young woman in the years 1954–1961 navigating a maelstrom of danger, deceit, and crisis.

Shattering Glass: The Life and Strife of the First Female President

Christina Higgins. CreateSpace. $9.99 paper (200p), ISBN 978-1-5193-2995-0

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After loss and tragedy, Samantha Palmer, the first female president of the United States, endures a tale as old as time in this coming-of-age inspiration.

Shelly’s Song

Jim Thornton. iUniverse. $16.95 paper (182p), ISBN 978-1-4917-6540-1; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-4917-6541-8


Witness an amazing young girl’s battle against cancer. Shelly’s boundless energy and love for people endeared her to everyone she met. Discover why so many have remembered Shelly.

Tales of Lovable Spike: Spike—On the Go!

Sandra Abu-Bakr.

iUniverse. $8.95 paper (72p), ISBN 978-0-595-47326-7


Denver author Abu-Bakr narrates 13 stories about her golden-haired chow, Spike. He will engage young readers as he gets into mischief in and around Denver.