Booksellers, publishers, librarians, and agents are encouraged to look at the 105 self-published titles below. Each appears with a list of retailers that are selling the book and a description provided by its author. 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 publishersweekly.com/pw-select for more information.
American Boomer: Coming of Age in the 50’s
William May. MindStir Media. $14.99 paper (278p), ISBN 978-0-9977466-9-3
A young man tries to stay one step ahead of his parents, his teachers, and the law, only to end up two or three steps behind.
Because of Me (Vol. 2)
Robin S. Garland. Full Feather Press. $10.95 paper (155p), ISBN 978-0-9896428-7-3
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The Callahans continue their journey, experiencing an unforgiving wilderness. A child is abducted, and Kane Foster is taken hostage.
Bucket of Blood
Mack Goodman. iUniverse. $13.99 paper (122p), ISBN 978-1-5320-0932-7; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-5320-0931-0
The Bucket of Blood will arrive—and sooner than we think. It begins with the appointed birth of a child. With the child’s delivery, the signs begin. Will darkness prevail?
Damian Lewis. LAD Books. $4.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-64007-286-2
Told through humorous, honest, and direct dialogue, this story chronicles the many adventures of an orphaned Gypsy boy in Bulgaria.
JoAnn Stevelos. Dream Alibis. $14.99 paper (67p), ISBN 978-0-692-82258-6
This is a collection of poems, flash fiction, and a play that assembles fragmented narratives about finding hope in the aftermath of estrangement, lost love, and grief.
G.D. Dess. Lone Wolf Books. $16.95 paper (326p), ISBN 978-0-9985589-1-2
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This novel goes to the heart of the American dream. It is a meditation on the state of society and provides insights into the way we live now.
The Highmore Circle
Cricket Reynolds. iUniverse. $28.99 paper (404p), ISBN 978-1-5320-0676-0; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-5320-0677-7
Six women with seemingly only one thing in common navigate the perils, pitfalls, love, loss, happiness, and craziness of life together in a humorous way.
Hometown Home Run (Based on a True Story)
J. Frederick Weiss. MindStir Media. $16.99 paper (390p), ISBN 978-0-9978612-5-9
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This novel captures the essence of an underdog.
The Johnson Family Chronicles: Changing Currents—Changing Tides
Stan Cromlish. Stan Cromlish Books. $7.99 e-book, ISBN 978-0-9971101-3-5
A fictional account of a typical small-town American family facing hard decisions in their lives after the sneak attack on Pearl Harbor by Japan.
The Journal of Francis Darling
K.D. Bradshaw. CreateSpace. $17.99 paper (330p), ISBN 978-1-5446-3756-3
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After seven years, a Marine returns to Nicaragua, searching for redemption for crimes of war, when he discovers he is the target of a murder plot by his old handler.
Roberta Parry. Roberta Parry. $19.95 paper (488p), ISBN 978-1-63413-923-6
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Lonely and lost in her privileged life, a Boston debutante revisits her teenage year in Arizona to find the girl she was and the woman she wanted to be, and to lay her ghosts to rest.
Elliott Murphy. CreateSpace. $14.99 paper (307p), ISBN 978-1-5412-4054-4
Marty May lived the high life of a rock star in New York City during the 1970s. Then his promising career slipped away, and at 33 he is living alone and broke without a record contract.
Put the Sky Inside of You
Milos Toth. AuthorHouse. $13.99 paper (124p), ISBN 978-1-5246-4105-4; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-5246-4104-7
Toth grounds the plot developments in the real world to create a realistic, contemplative work that incorporates both love and tragedy.
The Reflecting Man, Vol. 3
D.K.R. Boyd. Wonderdog Press. $20.99 paper (492p), ISBN 978-1-987914-01-6; $7.50 e-book, ISBN 978-1-987914-02-3
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This is the third volume in the antic, ribald journey of a loquacious and unreliable narrator, Kurtis De’ath, at the beginning of World War II.
Cricket Rohman. Cricket Rohman. $11.99 paper (306p), ISBN 978-0-9975270-8-7; $2.99 e-book, ISBN 978-0-9975270-9-4
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When Roxy, a naïve young actor, and a blind wounded warrior are forced to coexist, tensions run high. And then Roxy’s mother moves in.
Tears of a Patriot: An American Warrior in Vietnam
John E. Siipola. Xlibris. $19.99 paper (192p), ISBN 978-1-5245-5754-6
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Jack is shipped out to Vietnam. He and his platoon became feared predators in the swamp, only to return home to a country that dishonored and disrespected them.
Thirty Days Has September: The First Ten Days
James Strauss. Geneva Shore Publishing. $18.95 paper (354p), ISBN 978-1-5440-5022-5; $8.95 e-book, ASIN B06XX31982
The unlikely, shattering story of a second lieutenant commander of a Marine Corps company in Vietnam.
Three Score and Ten, What Then?
Peggy Smith. Peggy Smith. $4.95 e-book, ISBN 978-0-9951871-1-5
Savannah Ashton is an elderly lady who resides in long-term care. Her granddaughter, Beth, stops by to visist, and they spend the day reminiscing and sharing Savannah’s life story.
Falling into Flowers
Lynne Barnes, illus. by Carole Hay. Blue Light Press. $19.95 paper (231p), ISBN 978-1-4218-3770-3
A poetry memoir: ’50s Georgia to Haight commune. Harvey Milk, Mario Savio, a Patty Hearst kidnapper. A hopeful meditation on grief, trauma, coming out, and the summer of love revolution.
Hawk Star by the Sea
Kathleen Quinn. Xlibris. $21.99 paper (44p), ISBN 978-1-5245-3420-2; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-5245-3421-9
Travel along with a rapping mynah bird named Sky and meet magical and enchanting characters in his journey of curiosity, self-discovery, and acceptance.
Greyson Bryan. CreateSpace. $16.50 paper (464p), ISBN 978-1-5405-5692-9
Duncan Luke races to solve crises on three continents when his client plans to do a critical but corrupt West African oil deal and his ex-wife threatens to move his beloved son away.
John Kurrle. John Kurrle. $14.99 paper (417p), ISBN 978-0-9980117-0-7; $2.99 e-book, ISBN 978-0-9980117-1-4
FBI agent Ray Nicholson investigates the assassination of a congresswoman. Quickly, more baffling assassinations pop up all across the country. The FBI must catch the killer and fast.
The Corrupt Costermonger: A Seller of More than Fruit
Joe Carr. Xlibris. $23.28 paper (162p), ISBN 978-1-5144-9942-9; $4.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-5144-9941-2
A trusted informant appears to be floundering in the changing world of drugs, murder, illegal immigrants, and terrorists. Det. Sgt. Ron O’Neill is drawn into an inquiry that is career-changing.
Death by Pumpkin: The Rhe Brewster Mystery Series
N.A. Granger. CreateSpace. $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-0-692-71647-2
Maine’s most tenacious sleuth is back, this time to confront a menace that threatens to destroy her life and those closest to her.
Kevin Roberts. Moonshine Cove Publishing. $13.99 paper (235p), ISBN 978-1-945181-01-6
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What do you do when you find yourself being blackmailed by the mob to pull off a risky bank heist? Tom Decker finds a way.
The Fabergé Entanglement
Lesley Meryn and Elle Brookes. Lisa B. Kolber. $2.99 e-book, ASIN B011M2N7W2
Saber and Steele, driven and desperate, are after the same object. Saber grabs the object. Steele tracks her to get it back. They soon realize they must cooperate to get what they need.
Games of Mind
Dennis Quiles. iUniverse. $19.95 paper (342p), ISBN 978-1-4917-0552-0; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-4917-0553-7
From the moment Jack arrived in Alaska, his fate was sealed. He is now embroiled in a global conspiracy of mind control geared to assassinate the vice president of the United States.
Gestation Seven: One Was Black and One Was White
J. Stewart Willis. Xlibris. $29.99 hardcover (371p), ISBN 978-1-5434-1015-0; $19.99 paper (371p), ISBN 978-1-5434-1014-3
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Two dead babies are found in a Dumpster south of the city, challenging a newspaper reporter and the Alexandria, Va., police department.
The Last Train
Michael Pronko. Raked Gravel Press. $5.99 e-book, ASIN B071DPXP7M
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Detective Hiroshi Shimizu teams up with ex-sumo wrestler Sakaguchi to scour Tokyo’s hostess clubs, sacred temples, and skyscraper offices to find a killer before her final revenge.
The Oreo File
Carol Van Strum. Jericho Hill. $14.99 paper (272p), ISBN 978-1-5398-2183-0
Music, baseball, lost penguins, and murder grip a coastal Pacific Northwest town when two children discover penguin climate refugees on the shore.
Secrets Hidden Behind Closed Doors
Marshall Hanlon. iUniverse. $12.95 paper (52p), ISBN 978-1-4917-8292-7; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-4917-8293-4
After he sells a picture of a local waitress sleeping with a high-profile married man, Morris Frost trades his camera for a gun to retrieve the photo and restore the girl’s honor.
Sentinels of the Night: A Trackers Novel
Anita Dickason. Mystic Circle Books. $25.95 hardcover (342p), ISBN 978-0-9968385-1-1; $12.99 paper (296p), ISBN 978-0-9968385-0-4
A string of bodies with a strange symbol carved on their foreheads has FBI tracker Cat Morgan on the hunt, but even her arcane secrets won’t keep her from becoming the killer’s next target.
The Weight of Rope
Mickey Ann. Mickey Ann. $8.99 paper (242p), ISBN 978-1-5208-2398-0; $1.99 e-book, ASIN B06WLLL1WM
Local wife Gertrude has gone missing, and a jaded local detective is sure best friend Evelyn knows what’s happened.
Ares (Nomad Series, Book 1)
K.A. Finn. Cooper Publishing. $3.50 e-book, ASIN B00V2KCLU4; $29.94 audio, ASIN B011NBKF8Q
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He wasn’t expected to survive the cyborg project, and for 20 years, he has managed to stay off their radar. Until now—and this time they have no intention of letting him go.
Watching from Within
Daniel LaMonte. Kimber Books. $12.95 paper (250p), ISBN 978-0-9988430-0-1; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-0-9988430-2-5
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This sci-fi tale is set long into a future where thoughts are as physically powerful as deeds.
The Choice: The Pocket Watch Chronicles
Ceci Giltenan. Duncurra. $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-942623-47-2
One choice, two souls, two different happy endings. Sixty days in another life, another time—it’s tempting. Now the decision to time travel is yours. What choice will you make?
Curse of the Healer (Descendants of the High King, Book 1)
Ashley York. Ashley York. $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-0-9986684-0-6
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Aednat knows she must remain untouched to be the great healer. Diarmuid desires no wife. Thrown together by their overking, can they resist temptation?
The Good Officer: Can They Love Again?
Helena Halme. Newhurst Press. $4.99 e-book, ISBN 978-0-9935956-4-6
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She’s betrayed him. He’s facing a court-martial. This is the story of a tumultuous 1980s love affair between the Finnish-born Kaisa and a British navy officer, Peter.
A Heart of Steel: When Young Love Is Never to Be Forgotten
Katherine Kobey. CreateSpace. $10.99 paper (240p), ISBN 978-1-5238-6937-4
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This is the first part of an epic journey of one woman’s life, loves, and destiny. The power of passion, heartache, tragedy, fame, and fortune held together by a family secret.
It Had to Be You
Melissa Kate. Fire Quill Publishing. $12.99 paper (217p), ISBN 978-0-9984714-1-9
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The story of Emma and Oliver, childhood friends who went different roads, and how faith brought them back together through hilarious events.
Lauren Smith. Lauren Smith. $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-0-9974237-1-6
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A workaholic lawyer returns home early from a business vacation to discover a woman in a princess gown sleeping in his bed and realizes she might be the answer to his lonely heart.
Strange Estrangements: A Story of Love, Infidelity, Sex, & Murder
David Hoeft. Xlibris. $16.99 paper (386p), ISBN 978-1-5245-3653-4
A nympho is described as having an abnormal and uncontrollable sexual desire and an insatiable compulsive need for sex.
Jolly Town Adventures: A Jolimichel Production
Michelle Robinson, illus. by Ron Cunningham. Dorrance Publishing. $107 hardcover (446p), ISBN 978-1-4809-2729-2
Welcome to Jolly Town. There are always adventures—from Cassie and her computer to detectives investigating the latest crimes to the members of the travel club.
Aging Wisely: Facing Emotional Challenges from 50 to 85+ Years
Viola Mecke. Xlibris. $19.99 paper (125p), ISBN 978-1-4931-1425-2; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-4931-1427-6
Each phase of aging brings new, different challenges to the person and family. Mecke helps adults prepare for these emotional challenges to aging wisely.
American Rococo: Essays on the Edge
Isham Cook. Magic Theater Books. $3.99 e-book, ASIN B06XQ82L89
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What do seashells, obesity, and graffiti share? Nude hot springs and the Japanese theater? Atheism and religious pilgrimages? Far-flung writings ranging across centuries and continents.
As My Mother Would Say/Como Decia Mi Mama
Judith Valles. iUniverse. $9.95 paper (48p), ISBN 978-1-4917-4437-6
Valles writes about being raised in a conservative Mexican family that valued the traditions and sayings of Mexico.
Beneath an African Sky: Memories of a Family in British Colonial Kenya
Catherine Keese. Creative Storytellers. $24.95 paper (304p), ISBN 978-0-9824872-6-6
The story of a family in British colonial Kenya, from its working-class roots in Glasgow through emigration, war, jubilation, illness, defiance, loss, and redemption.
Black Divinity: Manifesto of the Black Theocracy, Third Ed.
Anthony Saunders. Toplink Publishing. $10.99 paper (232p), ISBN 978-1-946801-18-0
This book exposes the intricate beauty and complexity of the New York City street culture.
Blades of Grass: The Story of George Aylwin Hogg
Mark Aylwin Thomas. AuthorHouse. $28.92 paper (502p), ISBN 978-1-5246-7696-4; $4.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-5246-7698-8
Thomas chronicles the life of British adventurer George Hogg, who became a hero in China for saving 60 orphaned boys during the Sino-Japanese War.
A Broken Man: The Rocky Shoals of Marriage, Remarriage and Divorce
Joseph Tyler. AuthorHouse. $19.76 paper (286p), ISBN 978-1-5049-9744-7; $4.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-5049-9743-0
Driven by the anguish he felt when his marriage ended, Tyler used his own coping research to write this book to help others move on after divorce.
Broken Trust: Overcoming an Intimate Betrayal
Tim Cole and Emily Duddleston. Immensus Press. $19.95 paper (228p), ISBN 978-0-9983585-0-5
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This book provides the knowledge and skills couples need to honestly discuss an intimate betrayal and find a resolution to the problem.
Confessions of an Accidental Zoo Curator
Annette Libeskind Berkovits. Annette Berkovits. $17.99 paper (338p), ISBN 978-0-9987578-0-3
Whether it’s cougars, orangutans, supersize snakes, fugitive pigs, or a shocked New York City cabbie, Berkovits tells what went on behind the scenes at one of the world’s most famous zoos.
Conversations and Soliloquies: A Window on South Africa
Maurice Hommel. iUniverse. $24.95 paper (380p), ISBN 978-1-4620-8405-0; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-4620-8407-4
A collection of journalist Hommel’s essays and articles from the last 55 years, documenting and analyzing South African history during and after apartheid.
Due North: A Collection of Travel Observations, Reflections, and Snapshots Across Color, Cultures, and Continents
Lola Akinmade Åkerström. Geotraveler Media Sweden. $39 paper (172p), ISBN 978-91-983913-0-5
A collection of travel observations, reflections, and snapshots spanning two decades by a travel writer and photographer.
Famous Times: Historic Woolsheds of Hawkes Bay
Angus Gordon. Xlibris. $51.77 paper (118p), ISBN 978-1-4990-9916-4; $4.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-4990-9915-7
This book is a tribute to the farmers who have clung to their land over the years and maintained historic woolsheds, which are now treasures of Hawkes Bay.
Finding God w/o the Church
Roy C.C. AuthorHouse. $10.99 paper (87p), ISBN 978-1-5246-7523-3
This book has a very simple purpose: to allow you to experience a God of your own understanding.
Forever King: Surviving the Loss of My Unborn Child
Diana Sims. Forever King Publishing. $12.95 paper (78p), ISBN 978-0-692-84698-8
Sims lost her son at 36 weeks’ gestation, born via stillbirth. She shows that you can continue to live after such a devastating loss.
A Gift from the Enemy: A True Story of Escape in War Time Italy
Enrico Lamet. Enrico Lamet. $17.95 paper (327p), ISBN 978-0-9910781-0-3
A young boy narrates this story of World War II. His family finds refuge in Italy. This is a book of hope and love and humor, more than tears.
Hang In There: Quotes & Meditations for Spiritual Survival
Jeanette Bishop and Helen Varga. AuthorHouse. $13.95 paper (100p), ISBN 978-1-5246-8478-5
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A compilation of quotes, affirmations, and mantras inspired by Spirit for those requiring hope and solace in a stressful world.
Havana, There You Go! The Changing Face of Cuba
Michael Dalling. Xlibris. $62.49 paper (148p), ISBN 978-1-5245-3721-0; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-5245-3720-3
Dalling captures modern-day Havana, with its friendly people and potent energy, through images that are a tribute to the allure of this fascinating city.
The Island: Reminiscences of Twentieth Century Ranching on Santa Rosa Island
Pete Healey. CreateSpace. $15 paper (104p), ISBN 978-0-692-83737-5
The stories in this book give the reader insight into the life of an island ranch in the 20th century.
The Legacy Family: Father, Son, and “Holy Coach”; Wisdom for Using Wealth to Achieve Individual and Family Significance
Kip Kolson. WestBow Press. $24.95 paper (366p), ISBN 978-1-5127-5515-2; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-5127-5516-9
You’ve heard stories about the dissension, greed, and legal actions when an inheritance is up for grabs. Learn how to minimize loss of wealth as it passes from one generation to the next.
Let’s Make Our World Better: How Politics and Religion Stand in the Way
Warren William Luce. Green Ivy Publishing. $19.88 paper (247p), ISBN 978-1-946043-92-4
This book provides a reasonable blueprint for a better world.
Life After the Down Low
Ingrid M. Ellis. The Land of Ellis. $14.95 paper (292p), ISBN 978-0-9987842-0-5
The down low is a coined phrase for men who live secret double lives as homosexuals. One man was also accused of violating the lives of boys he pastored.
Life with My Idiot Family: A True Life Story of Survival, Courage and Justice over Childhood Sexual Abuse
Kathy and Gary Picard. Lake Town Publishing. $16.95 paper (287p), ISBN 978-0-9984740-0-7
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This book will help many with prevention of sexual abuse. It took Kathy over five years to write with her husband’s help her life story of what she did to survive.
Lost Skills of the 19th Century: A Practical Guide to a Variety of Useful Arts No Longer Widely Known or Practiced
Eric Smith. History Crumbles. Free e-book, ISBN 978-1-5080-5781-9
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Learn how to stop a cattle stampede, dress for a ball, dynamite a stump, vaccinate yourself, take an air bath, repair a covered wagon, exchange calling cards, use a plow, and more.
Moonlight in the Desert of Left Behind: A Journey of Love, Terminal Illness, and Hope
Jan Baumgartner. Jan Baumgartner. $15.95 paper (320p), ISBN 978-0-9986320-0-1
The author chronicles the emotional nuances of being a solo caregiver for her husband dying of ALS. She finds an unexpected source of hope from previous travels in Africa.
My Brain Is Out of Control: Memoirs of a Doctor as a Patient
Patrick Mbaya. AuthorHouse. $13.66 paper (76p), ISBN 978-1-5246-6419-0; $4.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-5246-6418-3
A doctor shares his personal story of how he suffered from a brain infection that caused loss of speech, right-sided weakness, and subsequent depression.
Oscar Smith. BookBaby. $5.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-4835-9963-2
Master trainer Smith helps you put back health and fitness into your active lifestyle. We all need to go back to being the inner child in us all and learn to play.
Nothing Good Happens at... the Baby Hospital
Daniel Fulkerson. Archway Publishing. $22.99 paper (374p), ISBN 978-1-4808-3945-8; 99¢ e-book, ISBN 978-1-4808-3946-5
A doctor provides a glimpse into the joys, tragedies, and hopeful moments that surround the highly specialized and sometimes silly world of pediatric neurosurgery.
Oriana: Memoirs of a Patagonian
Oriana Josseau. iUniverse. $18.95 paper (232p), ISBN 978-1-4759-0707-0; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-4759-0708-7
The memoirs of an adventurous Chilean girl who discovers independence of thought and religion, love, womanhood, and the lure of science as she overcomes bigotry and becomes a modern researcher.
Paris: Photography by David Sornberger
David Sornberger. Blurb. $94.50 hardcover (118p), ISBN 978-1-366-31924-1
Over 100 pages of quintessential Paris photographs capture the city’s mélange of streets, squares, gardens, fountains, monuments, and its famous lights at night.
Poor No More: An American Dream
Steven Bentley. iUniverse. $13.99 paper (196p), ISBN 978-1-5320-1161-0; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-5320-1160-3
Bentley describes his journey to escape his roots and become a successful American doctor.
Sea Trials: Around the World with Duct Tape and Bailing Wire
Wendy Hinman. Salsa Press. $20 paper (442p), ISBN 978-0-9848350-3-4
A shipwreck might end a dream of circling the globe. Not for the Wilcox family. Damage haunts them the rest of the way around the world in a trial that tests them to their limits.
The Spy and His CIA Brat
Carol F. Cini. Carol Cini. $14.95 paper (222p), ISBN 978-1-5375-3582-1
This is a tale of mystery, bonding, and survival in cataclysmic times.
Starting from San Francisco: A Life in Writing
David Kherdian. Tavnon Books. $9.99 paper (48p), ISBN 978-1-5442-0059-0; $7.50 e-book, ASIN B06XT9K7BW
In this memoir, Kherdian takes us on his long journey to become a writer: a journey of self-discovery and deliverance to a life he could not believe he would ever achieve.
The Straightforward Internet: Your Simplified Guide to Exploring Everything from Basics to Social Media to the Deep Web
Terry Lynne Hale. Care2shareNow. $10.95 paper (110p), ISBN 978-0-692-70373-1
Since 2000, the average human attention span has been shrinking, so Hale provides a quick guide to the digital universe in just over 100 pages.
The Strawberry Room: And Other Places Where a Woman Finds Herself
Marilyn Sanders Mobley. WestBow Press. $11.95 paper (134p), ISBN 978-1-5127-5327-1
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This memoir shares a story of how one woman navigated the journey from one of life’s darkest moments.
Surviving and Preventing Cancer
Janusz Dals-Pawlicki. Xlibris. $16.12 paper (140p), ISBN 978-1-5245-1806-6; $4.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-5245-1805-9
Cancer survivor Dals-Pawlicki presents a complex approach to alternative ways of treating and preventing cancer and other diseases.
There Will Be a Thousand Years of Peace and Prosperity, and They Will Be Ushered In by the Women
Anne Wilson Schaef. iUniverse. $27.95 paper (448p), ISBN 978-1-4917-9528-6
Women’s special talents are essential for dealing with the symptoms of a dysfunctional society. Schaef offers hope and opportunity for women to utilize their unique gifts.
Trimodology: The Study of the Three Modi Operandi: Faith, Code, and Force as a Three-in-One Trio!
David J. Besley. Xlibris. $24.19 paper (310p), ISBN 978-1-5035-0343-4; $4.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-5035-0342-7
If the differences could be taught, a first offender would be spared the pain and consequences of prosecution. This is what trimodology attempts to do.
Two Shades of Vice: Based on the True Story of an Interracial Couple’s Life Together in Crime
Dewey B. Reynolds. CreateSpace. $13.33 paper (374p), ISBN 978-1-5450-8887-6
Crossing the racial line puts an interracial couple at dangerous odds with racist cops, ruthless gangsters, a white supremacist group, and rival street hustlers during the 1960s.
Uncopyable: How to Create an Unfair Advantage over Your Competition
Steve Miller. Advantage Media Group. $29.95 hardcover (152p), ISBN 978-1-59932-787-7
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Miller argues that new advantage isn’t found by going outside the box; instead, “you must build your own box.”
Unleashing the Intrapreneur: Changing the Face of Corporate America One Millennial at a Time
Debbie Wooldridge. TTCL Publishing. $9.99 paper (130p), ISBN 978-0-9981075-0-9
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A hands-on guide that will help you tap into your inner intrapreneur and thrive in the modern workplace.
Wise Thoughts for Doers: A Walk in Inspiration and Testimony
Nathan W. Palus. WestBow Press. $13.95 paper (175p), ISBN 978-1-5127-2913-9
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A challenge to readers to look at our current world and culture, with provocative questions about self and actual spiritual experience, with evaluations, decisions, and changes.
Your Life, Your Way: A Practical Guide to Getting Your S**t Together
Paula Meir. A House Called Alice. $12.99 paper (254p), ISBN 978-0-9955751-0-3
Master NLP practitioner and coach Meir delivers fun, practical, no-nonsense advice to help you live your life your way.
The Clydeside Cats
Sandra Lane. AuthorHouse. $32.03 paper (84p), ISBN 978-1-5246-6345-2; $4.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-5246-6346-9
Join the Clydeside Cats—Rhuari Red Cat, Olivia Orange Cat, Ya Yellow Cat, Gertie Green Cat, Bobby Blue Cat, and Peter Purple Cat—on a fun-filled journey on the river Clyde in Scotland.
A Collection of Short Stories for Children
Judy T. Hynes. RoseDog Books. $22 paper (80p), ISBN 978-1-4809-6986-5
No matter how great the darkness, these stories will remind children of the great love our Heavenly Father has for us.
Corrie’s Timeless Travels and Travails
Iain H.C. Morrison. AuthorHouse. $18.24 paper (230p), ISBN 978-1-5049-9162-9; $4.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-5049-9164-3
Corrie’s normal life explodes. She battles time and malevolent forces, and then she and her grandpa are threatened by pantomime characters and a rogue Santa Claus. Pitched into a nightmarish world, Corrie must fight again.
The Crowns of Croswald
D.E. Night. D.E. Night. $10.99 paper (320p), ISBN 978-0-9969486-5-4
When Ivy Lovely’s magic—and her life—is threatened by the Dark Queen, Ivy scrambles to unearth her history and save Croswald before the truth is swept away forever.
Doreen Barnett, illus. by Ronie Pios. Xlibris. $15.99 paper (24p), ISBN 978-1-5144-8066-3; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-5144-8044-1
This book is meant to encourage children to venture out of their comfort zone. It helps them in a way that is comfortable, safe, and fun.
Dare to Dream Ambrosia
Ingrid M. Ellis. The Land of Ellis. $12.95 paper (42p), ISBN 978-0-9987842-1-2
Dreams give you permission to travel to places that no one else would dare, escape to lands and times unknown, and bring back treasurable moments for all to enjoy.
Handmaidens of Rock
Linda Gould. iUniverse. $17.95 paper (290p), ISBN 978-1-4917-4543-4; $2.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-4917-4542-7
Three high school girls attach themselves to a rock and roll band in the late 1960s and embark on a wild adventure across the world.
Joachim: The Heretic
M.L. Stainer, illus. by James Melvin. Outskirts Press. $12.95 paper (217p), ISBN 978-1-4787-8644-3
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Joachim Gans, a Jew, returns to England and is tried for heresy, denying Christ is the son of God. He’s released and returns to Bohemia, leaving his apprentice behind.
Kimo and Kalini: A Hawaiian Mouse Tail
Jimbo Harris. Xlibris. $24.99 paper (54p), ISBN 978-1-5245-4598-7; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-5245-4597-0
Two little mice grew up together near the Koko Head Crater. One day they find a small surfboard just the size for mice, and the adventures begin.
Kobee Manatee: Shipwreck Sea Friends
Robert Scott Thayer, illus. by Lauren Gallegos. Thompson Mill Press. $16.99 hardcover (32p), ISBN 978-0-9971239-3-7
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Kobee and his pals visit the historic wreck of the SS Antonio López. Kobee then gets trapped inside the ship. Can he be rescued in time? Learn about colorful fish on each page.
Laboratory (Lab) Lizards
Bob Richardson. CreateSpace. $19.95 paper (62p), ISBN 978-1-5425-7582-9
This make-believe story takes the reader from a failed attempt at a new and unusual kind of food source to a funny and unique family friendship.
Molly Bell and the Wishing Well
Bridget Geraghty. CreateSpace. $6.99 paper (138p), ISBN 978-1-5410-3400-6
A tween tries to do away with the unwanted circumstances of her life by making wishes at a well she believes is magical.
My Name Is Mud
Terri Saville-Sewell. Xlibris. $15.99 paper (24p), ISBN 978-1-5035-2583-2; $4.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-5035-2582-5
Mud thinks the world is no good. But one day a small seed lands on Mud’s mound and changes his life forever. A rhyming story that teaches about gratitude.
The Tale of Tumeleng
Ryke Leigh Douglas, illus. by Angel dela Peña. Xlibris. $24.99 paper (54p), ISBN 978-1-4990-4952-7; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-4990-5319-7
After waiting two years, elephants Ayanna and Jabari proudly introduce their newborn daughter, Tumeleng, to the herd. But Tumeleng’s very curious nature could lead her into dangerous situations.
Teens and the Job Game: Prepare Today—Win It Tomorrow
Beverly Slomka. iUniverse. $11.95 paper (120p), ISBN 978-1-936236-45-9; $8.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-936236-46-6
This comprehensive guide shares practical tips for personal and professional development that will help teens achieve long-term success in the workplace. It provides a focus on “whole person” preparation for the workplace.
This Little Piggy
Carol Ruth Simon, illus. by Alberto Lunghini. CreateSpace. $7.95 paper (60p), ISBN 978-1-5329-4113-9
This is the story of the five pigs from the well-known nursery rhyme that has been sung on a million and one little toes for centuries.
Connie Gaertner. iUniverse. $12.95 paper (154p), ISBN 978-1-4759-6646-6; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-4759-6647-3
A young girl just wants a summer romance. Torn between suitors, she must learn to trust her heart to find her true destiny.
We Are Joined at the Heart
Yonette Belinda, illus. by Rosemarie Gillen. Halo International. $11.95 paper (24p), ISBN 978-1-61244-539-7
Children need reassurance that they are loved when separated from parents and loved ones. This book delivers a message of that unconditional and unfailing love.
Where Is Home? How a Childhood in East Germany During World War II Shaped My Adult Life
Anneros Valensi. Abbott Press. $11.99 paper (138p), ISBN 978-1-4582-1273-3
Valensi seeks a new life, first in London and then later in the United States. She provides stark, firsthand insight into the realities of war.