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America in the Year 2048 and Other Stories

Shukdeb Sen. Newman Springs Publishing. $19.95 paper (208p), ISBN 979-8-88763-480-7; $9.49 e-book, ISBN 979-8-88763-481-4

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Thirteen stories range from futuristic to present-day affairs in America and the world.


B. Blasco. B.Blasco. $4.60 e-book, ISBN 978-615-01-9024-2

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Through Artemis’s narration, the reader meets Greek mythology gods, goddesses, heroes, and beasts, while also learning about the origin stories of various constellations of the night sky.

Attila’s Revenge: A Novel of Ancient Rome

Wayne A. English. Wayne A. English. $3.99 e-book, ASIN B0C7JW8DMY


Powerless and surrounded by enemies, Annora gets word to her family that she is alive in Attila’s camp. Can she stay alive until her family gets her out?

Carnian Street

David McGowen. Austin Macauley Publishers. $24.95 paper (406p), ISBN 978-1-3984-7403-1; $4.50 e-book, ISBN 978-1-3984-7404-8

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Emily wants out of Thewlington. While working to disassociate herself from her vulgar peers, she encounters various characters, all the while ignorant of the prehistoric dramas that occurred on her doorstep.

A Comedy of Pretzels

J.J. Boskin. Austin Macauley Publishers. $30.95 (232p), ISBN 979-8-88693-217-1; $15.95 paper, ISBN 979-8-88693-216-4

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Tradition twists with popular culture and lands on “people’s oral humor” as professor Reuben Lamberth faces being outed as a secret stand-up comedian.

Esperanza’s Way

Cindy Burkart Maynard. Historium Press. $15.99 paper (256p), ISBN 979-8-9883817-1-6; $2.99 e-book, ISBN 979-8-9883817-2-3, Amazon

In the 13th century, a young woman sets out to fulfill an almost impossible dream—to attend Salerno Medical School. Nothing goes as intended, but the quest leads her to an entirely new dream.

Fiercely Loyal

Deborah Ettinger and Tom Johnson. Austin Macauley. $25.95 paper (418p), ISBN 978-1-68562-420-0; $4.50 e-book, ISBN 978-1-68562-422-4, Amazon, Barnes & Noble

From a cruel orphanage to Hell’s Kitchen to bootlegging to being a waterfront tough, Sean Callaghan, criminal and family protector, knows his sister, Colleen, will always stand with him.

Grandma Ethel’s Braid

Lori Bank. Austin Macauley Publishers. $16.95 paper (248p), ISBN 978-1-0358-1554-8; $4.50 e-book, ISBN 978-1-0358-1555-5

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This epic story of culture, family, love, and adventure follows a Jewish family from oppressive Russia in the early 20th century to America decades later.

The Haunting of Gaspard Feeblebunny

John Kernow. Austin Macauley Publishers. $20.95 paper (330p), ISBN 978-1-5289-2859-5; $4.50 e-book, ISBN 978-1-5289-3214-1

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An incompetent afterlife bureaucracy forces a police officer to become a ghost catcher under Death’s supervision, resulting in a flat full of spirits. Meanwhile he is stalked by a psychotic sergeant.


Claire Gathercole. Austin Macauley Publishers. $12.95 paper (208p), ISBN 978-1-5289-998-8; $4.50 e-book, ISBN 978-1-5289-9199-5

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A young woman confronts a dilemma after World War II, when the husband she thought was dead returns. How can she and those she loves survive the problems they now face?

King’s Spur

Harry Treasure. Austin Macauley Publishers. $30.95 (234p), ISBN 978-1-3984-8542-6; $15.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-3984-8541-9

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The Trask family battles to set up a cattle run in the high plains of Australia’s Victorian Alps at the turn of the last century.

Lily’s Way

Julie Dumaine. Austin Macauley Publishers. $14.95 paper (200p), ISBN 978-1-3984-9845-7; $4.50 e-book, ISBN 978-1-3984-9846-4

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Lily reflects sensibly on her childhood and adult life. A kaleidoscope of adventures, emotions, and musings reveal a quest for love, faith, and belonging.

Look Away No More

Carol Owens Campbell. Reynolds Street Press. $19.50 paper (434p), ISBN 979-8-3509-1201-2; $9.49 e-book, ISBN 979-8-3509-1125-1

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On May 4, 1970, shootings at Kent State University shock Tally McCall, a sorority girl in Georgia, sparking her to seize the power of her privileged status to challenge the status quo.

Molly’s Letter (A Tea Rose Story)

Jennifer Donnelly. Wild Rumpus Books. $19.99 (146p), ISBN 979-8-9886471-2-6; $9.99 paper, ISBN 979-8-9886471-1-9, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Ingram

Expanding Donnelly’s Tea Rose saga, this novel follows four familiar characters (including heroine Fiona Finnegan) as they try to find love among the ashes of a tragic past.

Return to the Lion’s Den

G.S. Treakle. G.S. Treakle. $8.99 paper (256p), ISBN 979-8-9858078-0-6; $2.99 e-book, ASIN B0B6S2WN32


A successful journalist returns to his estranged family to help deal with the affairs of his dying father, a troubled Vietnam veteran with a painful secret.

Saint Richard Parker: His Search for Love and Enlightenment Across India, Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, and Indonesia

Merlin Franco. Merlin Franco. $16.99 paper (366p), ISBN 979-8-8578-7111-9; $5.99 e-book, ASIN B0CGTG7G58


In this satirical reimagination of the Eastern travel odyssey trope, a Brown man faces colorism and racial prejudice when he travels to Southeast Asia in pursuit of love and enlightenment.

A Settler’s Passion

Deborah Hocutt. Austin Macauley Publishers. $32.95 (260p), ISBN 979-8-88910-023-2; $11.67 paper, ISBN 979-8-88910-022-5

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In 1611, the Jamestowne settlement faces near ruin. Two combative colonists are thrust together to save it, but they soon discover nothing is as it seems, including each other.

Shit That We Should Never Pass Along, and All That We Cannot Leave Behind

M.J. Boin De. Gatekeeper Press. $9.99 e-book, ASIN B0CFG33BBZ

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Boomer and Xer daughters’ propensities toward addressing generational bullshit in front of a rural town in the late ’80s prove that the worst of us can still progress the best of us.

Sunset Collector

Vincent Cade. Austin Macauley Publishers. $18.95 paper (282p), ISBN 978-1-3984-4111-8; $4.50 e-book, ISBN 978-1-3984-4112-5

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Two young Englishmen travel to L.A. in 1980. They embrace the Hollywood nightlife and come across many colorful people and hazardous situations. Their close friendship is put to the test.

Tomorrow, Again

Justin Andrew Wild. Austin Macauley Publishers. $32.95 (302p), ISBN 979-8-88693-422-9; $17.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-68562-846-8

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Over 11 days the characters examine their lives against the backdrop of a funeral, faith, and yearning to adapt and escape from life’s monotony.

The Yellow House, Susceptible to Broken Windows

Daniel Raybould. Austin Macauley Publishers. $11.95 paper (148p), ISBN 978-1-3984-2286-5

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Brey, the president of the Yellow House, conducts a peculiar interview. As the pair tour the halls, it becomes clear there is an unwelcome guest, and trouble ensues.


13 Poets from Long Island

Edited by John Valenti and Evelyn Kandel. Bushwickborn Productions/Pope Brothers Ink. $21.95 (156p), ISBN 979-8-9889193-2-2; $14.95 paper, ISBN 979-8-9889193-0-8

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They met in a library how-to class and achieved critical acclaim. This eclectic group of authors inspires with a vast collection of poems about life, trauma, tragedy, triumphs, and joys.


Vijay Mehra. Austin Macauley Publishers. $7.95 paper (56p), ISBN 978-1-3984-8762-8; $4.50 e-book, ISBN 978-1-3984-8763-5

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Mehra’s inspirational verses tackle emotional questions that span the gamut of life and advocate a global mindset.


Do No Harm

Tom B. Stone. Austin Macauley Publishers. $16.95 paper (254p), ISBN 979-8-88693-652-0; $4.50 e-book, ISBN 979-8-88693-654-4

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To save himself and others from a deadly hostage situation, Dr. Gideon Teague is forced to reconcile with past mistakes and embrace the military skills he had forsaken.

Hollow Voices

M. Corbier. Michelle Corbier. $3.99 e-book, ISBN 979-8-9870408-2-9

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After the death of her son, Julia starts over with a new job and a narcissistic boss. A blackmailer forces her to remember what happened after the death of her son before people die.

Kennedy’s Ghosts

Robin Matchett. Austin Macauley Publishers. $44.95 (510p), ISBN 978-1-63829-630-0; $29.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-63829-629-4

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A journalist undertakes an investigation pertaining to Kennedy’s demise with ex-secret agents and the help of young insiders to uncover government involvement with aliens.

Murder at Twin Beeches

Maria Leonhauser. Twin Beeches Books. $12.99 paper (446p), ISBN 979-8-9872881-0-8; $4.99 e-book, ISBN 979-8-9872881-1-5, Amazon, Barnes & Noble

Disgraced reporter Amelia Halliday reluctantly investigates a murder at her mother’s estate. With a precocious tween, she links it to other crimes and upends the police investigation.

The Sensitive

Renee Richardson. Renee Richardson Books. $15.99 paper (394p), ISBN 979-8-3906-6724-8; 99¢ e-book, ASIN B0CJH3HY27


After moving to Newport, R.I., Emma Reilly is confronted with a haunting truth about herself. Can she truly start over, or will her new home’s unraveling history lead to more tragedy?

Tragedy in Tahoe (Rylie Sunderland Mysteries #1)

Rachele Baker. Fleur de Soleil Books. $15.99 paper (302p), ISBN 978-1-962167-00-0; $2.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-962167-01-7


Veterinarian Rylie Sunderland thought her future was comfortably mapped out until everything in her life implodes and she becomes a suspect in a murder investigation.


A Battle for Tomorrow (End of Earth #1)

Matt Simons. Matt Simons. $11.99 paper (426p), ISBN 978-1-7378665-1-0; $2.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-7378665-0-3


A young man is pulled into the third world war. Trauma changes a person, and a good person can quickly become a violent killer. This is Jason’s story.

The Echo of Stars in Water

Claire E. Jones. Clairjoyance Publishing. $27.99 (372p), ISBN 979-8-9869128-9-9; $17.99 paper, ISBN 979-8-9888028-0-8

Nasima, struggling to find stability within herself after experiencing trauma and heartache, is sent on a harrowing journey to a foreign court and discovers love and strength along the way.

The Four Swords: A Parable of Leadership, Video Games, and Dead Dragons

Paul Tozour. Gatekeeper Press. $28.99 paper (430p), ISBN 978-1-6629-1708-0; 99¢ e-book, ISBN 978-1-6629-1709-7

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A robotic-voiced stranger alters four friends’ lives forever. With leadership, values, and trivial mistakes becoming serious problems, what does it take to change things for the better?

Phantom Ultra

Kenton E.H. Ward. Kenton E.H. Ward. $14.99 paper (358p), ISBN 979-8-9893955-0-7; $4.99 e-book, ASIN B0CGQF4N9T


In the far future, a biracial former Special Forces soldier is forced into a dangerous hunting contract that may prove to be his last if he cannot confront the horrors of his past.

The Tale of Christian Z. Wattson

Andrew Zellgert. Zellgertbooks. $11.99 paper (114p), ISBN 978-1-0882-9894-7; $2.99 e-book, ISBN 979-8-215-20212-8

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Christian Z. Wattson, a nine-year-old aeronaut, must journey through the dangers of outer space and face great evils to make his way back to his father.


Beautiful Dangerous

Becky Flade. Tirgearr Publishing. $3.99 e-book, ISBN 979-8-215-79174-5

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Philadelphia public defender Hannah Patel is being hunted by a dangerous stalker. As a favor to a friend, Detective Doyle Murphy agrees to protect her. They grow close, and their intimacy drives her stalker to murder.

California Dreams: Christmas Romance Collection; Five Heartfelt, Steamy Later-in-Life Short Stories

Talya Blaine. Talya Blaine Books. $6.99 paper (100p), ISBN 978-1-959336-13-6; 99¢ e-book, ISBN 978-1-959336-14-3

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Spend Christmas in the California sun: five later-in-life romance short stories. Five spicy dreams. Five sweet Santas whose gifts can’t be wrapped and put under a tree.

A Church in Ipswich: The Medford-Wiltshire Family Chronicles

Briar Hill. Tellwell Talent. $33.99 (776p), ISBN 978-1-998190-98-0; $24.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-998190-97-3

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This contemporary romance and mystery novel is set in the town of Ipswich, Mass.

The Cruel Dark

Bea Northwick. Northwick Books. $25.99 (226p), ISBN 979-8-9884738-2-4; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 979-8-9884738-0-0

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In 1928, a woman takes a position at a decaying estate with a professor still reeling from the tragic death of his wife. She’ll discover there are secrets far darker than her own.


Mo Fanning. Spring Street Books. $11.99 paper (316p), ISBN 978-0-9559885-7-8; $2.99 e-book, ISBN 978-0-9935571-6-3

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Out-of-work New York Santa Silas and jobless waitress Ellen find themselves on the MS Viking gay holiday cruise bound for Miami.


A Brief History of England: 4000 BCE–Yesterday

Robert Dees. Commons Press. $14.99 paper (92p), ISBN 978-1-7374810-7-2

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A factual but humorously written romp through English history, highlighting the role of Robin Hood and farmers in winning the Magna Carta.

Broken Object

Chérissa Iradukunda. Austin Macauley Publishers. $16.99 paper (388p), ISBN 978-1-3984-9010-9; $3.50 e-book, ISBN 978-1-3984-9011-6

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This book reflects the author’s life’s struggles. We’re all broken, like glass fragments. She found lost pieces and mended them with a touch of gold, symbolizing resilience amid adversity.

Custer’s Reconnaissance

Terrance E. Heitter. Dorrance Publishing. $16.95 paper (66p), ISBN 979-8-88527-387-9; $10.99 e-book, ISBN 979-8-88527-511-8

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A study by a military veteran of Gen. George Armstrong Custer and his actions at the Battle of the Little Big Horn.

Gas Meter Knees

Francis Fox. Austin Macauley Publishers. $27.95 (156p), ISBN 978-1-3984-3527-8; $12.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-3984-3526-1

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A roller-coaster ride through 1980s London through the eyes of an enlightened survivor.

The Gift of Sensitivity: The Extraordinary Power of Emotional Engagement in Life and Work

Elena V. Amber. Practical Inspiration Publishing. $21.99 paper (206p), ISBN 978-1-78860-502-1; $10.19 e-book, ASIN B0CGDWYHND

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Sensitivity is the source of our most authentic strength and our superpower for a future.

How Crypto Changed My Life with Only $20: Achieving Financial Freedom with Cryptocurrency

Annmarie Allman. Ein Associates. $16.99 paper (134p), ISBN 978-1-0880-5997-5; $18.99 e-book, ISBN 979-8-215-82320-0, Amazon, Apple Books, Scribd

Allman shares the knowledge she gained from a family member who educated themself about blockchain and crypto. Allman herself used that knowledge to gain financial freedom and shares it with the world. She explains the history of cryptocurrencies, what blockchain is, the difference between exchanges, what some of the coins out there are, and more.

How Hard Can It Be?

Ian Jenkins. Austin Macauley Publishers. $20.95 paper (142p), ISBN 978-1-3984-7138-2; $4.50 e-book, ISBN 978-1-3984-7139-9

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The thoughts of a middle-aged man as he cycles the length of Britain—from religion to sport, road rage, and everything in between.

Jailhouse Bedtime Stories

Carmen Delores Robinson. Dorrance Publishing. $13 paper (68p), ISBN 978-1-4809-9046-3; $7.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-4809-9068-5

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This short story collection allows a peek into the everyday realities of the prison system. It sheds light on systemic injustices and the psychological harm of incarceration.

A Joyous Transformation: The Unexpurgated Diary of Anaïs Nin, 1966–1977

Anaïs Nin. Sky Blue Press. $22.95 paper (376p), ISBN 978-1-7357459-5-4; $9.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-7357459-6-1


Anaïs Nin’s final diary recounts literary and cultural fame, a failing marriage, and serious illness, all of which she faces with grace and determination.

Lead Without Burnout: Growth with Less Stress for You and Your Team

Ryan Renteria. Stretch Five. $17.99 paper (208p), ISBN 979-8-9891307-1-9; $9.99 e-book, ASIN B0CL7VVHGH

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CEO coach Ryan Renteria shatters the myth that you must sacrifice ambitious professional growth to achieve better balance and enjoy stronger mental and physical health.

Leave Your Legacy: For U.S. Veterans & Military Members; Duty Stations, Friends, Memories—Air Force

AimeeAnn Blythe. AimeeAnn Blythe. $11.95 paper (108p), ASIN B0CDNKX2PN


Leave a tangible legacy for military members and veterans. This book is for military individuals to write their own history.

Losing My Identity

Maggie Matthews. Sweetspire Literature Management. $3.99 paper (84p), ISBN 978-1-960861-74-0; $3.99 e-book, ASIN B0CKYB942K

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A poignant story depicting a mother and her two children’s incredible bravery and resilience in the face of domestic violence.

The Malthus Fraud

Robert Dees. Commons Press. $14.99 paper (80p), ISBN 978-1-7374810-9-6

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A rebuttal of Thomas Malthus’s doctrine that working people have only themselves to blame for their poverty.

NOT #MeToo. #MeInCharge.: Independent Sex Work, Understood.

Aphrodite Phoenix. Aphrodite Phoenix. $34.99 paper (548p), ISBN 979-8-215-84474-8; $9.99 e-book, ISBN 979-8-215-02621-2

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The author is a mother and indie escort. This is a downright manifesto for a balanced understanding of sex workers, humanization of clients, and empowered transcendence from victimhood.

Nurturing Neurodivergence: The Late-Identified Adults’ Guide to Building Healthy Relationships with Self and Others

Jasmine K.Y. Loo. Jasmine Loo Psychology. $34.95 (150p), ISBN 978-0-6458960-9-1; $21.99 paper, ISBN 978-0-6458960-8-4


Written by a neurodivergent psychologist with lived experience, this workbook-guide is jam-packed with infographics (in premium color) and written in an easy-to-read tone.

The Phenomenology of Death

Arthur Pindle. Austin Macauley Publishers. $27.95 (162p), ISBN 978-1-68562-665-5; $12.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-68562-664-8

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This book covers all aspects of death, from the historical to the psychological.

The Power of Peasants: Economics and Politics of Farming in Medieval Germany

Robert Dees. Commons Press. $34.99 paper (1794p), ISBN 978-1-7374810-5-8

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When farmers were victorious in their fight for greater freedom, whole civilizations advanced; when they were defeated, societies stagnated and collapsed.

Selectively Lawless: True Story of Emmett Long, an American Original

Asa Dunnington. Primix Publishing. $9.99 paper (188p), ISBN 978-1-957676-75-3


In the lawless early 20th century, Emmett Long defied expectations as a bank robber turned family man, revealing a unique twist on the Great Depression outlaw tale.

Simpin’ Ain’t Easy: Twelve Steps to Embracing Common Sense and Rejecting Stupidity

Vincent Gervasi. Enzo Vasi Publications. $14.99 paper (196p), ISBN 979-8-9886310-1-9; 99¢ e-book, ISBN 979-8-9886310-2-6


The author fearlessly embraces accountability, revealing his life’s truths—the highs, lows, and all between. This book strips away excuses, focusing on personal responsibility.

Simply Less: A Practical Guide to Focusing on What Matters

Dominique Parenti. Dominique Parenti. $14.99 paper (154p), ISBN 979-8-8608-8610-0; $14.99 e-book, ASIN B0CJYYYZ4N


Get inspired, find guidance, and take action to create a simpler and more fulfilling life aligned with your core values and goals.

The Strategy of Story: Why Story Works and How You Can Make It Work for You

Nora Barry. Lulu. $24.99 paper (176p), ISBN 978-1-312-12746-3


An entertaining, insightful, and practical guide to understanding, applying, and leveraging story in business and personal communications.

Thread of Fate

Reg W. Selfe. Austin Macauley Publishers. $13.95 paper (188p), ISBN 978-1-3984-7144-3; $4.50 e-book, ISBN 978-1-3984-7145-0

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The main thrust of this story is the 40-year line of events leading to romance and marriage. It is also a memoir of an everyday life in ever-changing times.

To Save the Earth, Work Less! The Crucial Environmental Issue No One Is Talking About

Charles Siegel. Omo Press. $12.95 paper (142p), ISBN 978-1-941667-47-7; $3.99 e-book, ASIN B0CJWQKJFM


To create sustainable prosperity, the world must follow the Dutch model of shorter work hours and slower growth rather than the American model of longer work hours and rapid growth.

A Touch of Death

C. Kucine. Austin Macauley Publishers. $16.95 paper (246p), ISBN 978-1-63829-356-9; $4.50 e-book, ISBN 978-1-63829-361-3

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Kucine recounts his story and those of others to show how you, and people in your life, have the healing power to impact and change the course of your recovery.

Volcanic Adventures in Tonga—Species Conservation on Tin Can Island

Ann Göth. Austin Macauley. $27.95 paper (204p), ISBN 978-1-0358-0951-6; $4.50 e-book, ISBN 978-1-0358-0952-3

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Göth relates her adventure experiencing authentic Polynesian culture and observing the unique adaptations of a bird that buries its eggs in volcanic soil on one of the most remote Pacific islands.

War Alert in the Tropical Dawn at Pearl

Pam Ribbey. Pam Ribbey. $12.99 paper (137p), ISBN 979-8-9886583-1-3


Pacific portents in the ether surrounding the December 7, 1941, Pearl Harbor attack unveil the truth submerged for 80 years that presaged America’s entry into WWII.


Revelation through Science

James G. Martin. XlibrisUS. $16.99 paper (390p), ISBN 978-1-6641-3586-4; $3.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-6641-3585-7


Are science and faith incompatible? This book is for the educated nonscientist who is troubled by apparent conflicts between science and religion.

The Truth and the Light: Jesus Was a Servant and Prophet of God

Adebola Sanusi. Dorrance Publishing. $13.99 paper (114p), ISBN 978-1-64957-054-3; $7.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-64913-898-9

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This book expresses the oneness of God and one religion. It brings out the truth, shedding more light on the hidden and correcting the misconception about who God really is.


Chosen by the Blade

S.R. Sereda. FriesenPress. $35.99 (282p), ISBN 978-1-0391-7790-1; $9.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-0391-7791-8

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Orion is selected to go on a quest to hunt down and kill the False One. The only problem? No one who has tried has come back alive.

Ernesto Joked: A Story About Humor, Courage, and. . . Señor Coyote!

Hazel Pacheco, illus. by Kim Sponaugle. Hazel Pacheco. $11.99 paper (27p), ISBN 978-1-7369755-4-1; $1.99 e-book, ASIN B0CJQK2L45

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Unlock your imagination, venture to a land of enchantment, and hobnob with the gregarious quails of the Southwest.

Five Hieroglyphs

Stephen T. Person. Wise Ink. $19.99 (320p), ISBN 978-1-63489-621-4; $4.99 e-book, BOCBSWW7CR

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A gifted but troubled Chicago teen journeys to the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World in this mystery-adventure of archaeological intrigue and self-discovery.

Harmony: Saga of the Earth

Apala Banerjee. Apala Banerjee. $9.99 paper (77p), ISBN 979-8-8634-4374-4; $2.99 e-book, ASIN B0CK87T4YY


A collection of 30 poems and a few illustrations of the author’s thoughts, emotions, and appreciation for the Earth, both its natural beauty and how it is being harmed.

If I Had a Spaceship. . .

Nanci Z.N. and T.R. Nelson. Nanci Nelson’s Nursery. $17.99 (28p), ISBN 979-8-9881031-1-0; $12.99 paper, ISBN 979-8-9881031-2-7, Amazon, Google Play, Kobo

Let your imagination blast off on an adventure and discover the places you could go if you had a spaceship. Would you find the impossible? Explore new planets? Or make a new friend?

Istara’s Tale

ARS Nipun. ARS Nipun. $2.99 e-book, ASIN B0BH2YD322


Istara is a super-Earth. Its people are stuck in the age of exploration. Will Jimmy, an earthling, survive Istara’s strange beasts and even stranger phenomena?

Knocktopia: Secret of the Mother Lode

Hunter Malone. Aslon Press. $12.99 paper (272p), ISBN 979-8-218-13899-8; $8.99 e-book, ISBN 979-8-218-13900-1

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A trail of cryptic codes sends Ben and Sam deep underground to discover a treasure more valuable than gold.

The Legend of Circe: Circe’s Awakening

Leonard Kearon. Austin Macauley Publishers. $14.95 paper (200p), ISBN 978-1-5289-7103-4; $4.50 e-book, ISBN 978-1-5289-7120-1

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Circe Goodwin wanted to learn about her adoption, but instead she’s learning how to be a hero. Now Circe must quickly master her emerging powers before ancient evils destroy her home.

Let’s Go Outside and Play

Stacie Cooper. Stacie Cooper. $22.99 (26p), ISBN 978-1-6678-6580-5

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This playful, rhyming picture book is a celebration of physical activity and creativity. Join the characters as they explore, play, and discover fun ways to stay active outside.

Magic, Mystery and the Multiverse

Aurora M. Winter. Same Page. $12.95 paper (270p), ISBN 978-1-951104-22-1; $4.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-951104-20-7


Ana is whisked into the multiverse with her brother, Zack. They make instant friends—and enemies, who kidnap Zack. Will Ana be able to rescue her brother before it’s too late?


R.M. Gray. Merlin’s Pen Publishing. $29.99 (482p), ISBN 978-1-6629-4285-3; $18.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-6629-4286-0

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Seventeen-year-old pirate Violet Oberon teams up with her monstrous captor to hunt her brother’s killer as dark secrets unravel everything she knew about herself and her world.

Nite Nite, Puppies/Buenas noches, cachorros

Jane E. Ruth, illus. by Yassibel Duque. Jane’s Books. $11.99 paper (34p), ISBN 978-9962-17-799-9; $4.99 e-book, ISBN 978-9962-17-803-3

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A good-night story for one-to-three-year-old toddlers with illustrations of 10 different breeds of puppies. Educational as well as entertaining.

Owen’s Dream

Japeth Trimble. Austin Macauley Publishers. $7.95 paper (52p), ISBN 979-8-88693-139-6; $4.50 e-book, ISBN 979-8-88693-140-2

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A 12-year-old boy with autism wants to make his family proud by making his middle school’s basketball team. His story is an example of turning one’s perceived weaknesses into a positive success.

The Penance of Valentine Cash

Rebecca Rook. Hellebore House. $15.99 paper (286), ISBN 979-8-9894253-0-3; $4.99 e-book, ISBN 979-8-9894253-1-0


When she dies in an accidental collision she caused as she’s on the cusp of musical fame, Valentine Cash is offered a deal: complete a series of Herculean tasks to get her life back.

Poetry for Kids

Sophia Shah. Sophia Shah. $7.99 paper (44p), ISBN 978-1-7361385-2-6; $2.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-7361385-3-3


This collection of thoughtful and thought-provoking poems was authored over two years of the pandemic by Sophia while she was between six and eight years of age.

Sam’s New Sister

Michelle Olson. Bellie Button Books. $24.95 (42p), ISBN 979-8-9860472-2-5; $14.99 paper, ISBN 979-8-9860472-3-2


Sam thinks his new sister is ruining his life. But after seeing how much she truly needs him, he finally understands that being a big brother comes with many privileges.

Shadow the Scaredy Cat

Michelle Urra, illus. by Emilija Marija Navelskyte. Michelle Urra. $11.99 paper, ISBN 978-1-962534-06-2; $7.99 e-book, ISBN 978-1-962534-05-5


This Halloween adventure shows that even a scaredy-cat like Shadow can discover how to be brave.

Teachings of the Great Outdoors: Exploring Nature, Robin Finds Herself

Danisha Dumornay, illus. by Alejandra Ruiz. Kalalou Collective Press. $14.99 paper (28p), ISBN 979-8-9888832-0-3; $7.99 e-book, ASIN B0CJFZFNH4


A curious girl seeks purpose and finds wisdom in nature.

Tiger’s Journey from Vietnam to Taipei Taiwan: Tiger, the German Shepherd’s Journey

Candi G. Candi G. $19.99 (38p), ISBN 979-8-3692-8937-2; $3.99 e-book, ASIN B0CBTJKXJM

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Amid Vietnam’s turmoil, Tiger, a German shepherd, served as a war dog. After the war, he sought purpose and a new home in Taipei, Taiwan.

Willy, the Fighting Fish, Joins the 82nd Airborne: Lac Long Quan (Lord of the Dragon) & Willy the Fighting Fish

Candi G. Candi G. $12.99 paper (56p), ISBN 978-1-6685-8337-1; $4.99 e-book, ISBN 979-8-3692-8937-2

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An amazing fish named Willy dreams of being a paratrooper with the U.S. Army’s 82nd Airborne Division.