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by Peter ElliottThe Book: Constance Stuart Larrabee (1914–2000) was a leading female photographer, fêted in both South Africa and the United States of America yet little-known outside of these countries. She was intrepid as a war correspondent and as a solo woman photographer in South Africa and would go anywhere to capture the photographs she wanted to take. Constance: One Road to Take is the first comprehensive book on Constance Stuart Larrabee’s life and work, covering her work in South Africa during the pe... more
by Joshua H. Davidson
The year is 2009. It’s at the height of the recession; back when the app store was still brand new and I was an awkward-but-ambitious 16-year old accidental entrepreneur. News spread fast about the teenager from New Jersey who built his own website business by going door-to-door, and my company Chop Dawg and I became an overnight media sensation. But just three years later, we were on the brink of a breakup. Faced with the threat of going out of business, I had to reverse-engineer my company ... more
by Blake SnowAfter 1800 consecutive days online, recognized journalist Blake Snow had a digital awakening. From this "Montana Moment" he gained newfound perspective on the benefits of offline balance; how to find it, why it matters, and how it improves all areas of life, both work as well as personal.
by Bina MehtaTake your meals from boring to bountiful with Turmeric & Spice, an Indian cookbook that embraces ancient wisdom for the modern table. Harness the power and energy of natural, whole foods and feed your body, mind, and spirit. In this book, you’ll find guidance on: * Cooking with spices, aromatics, and herbs * Sourcing the freshest ingredients * Finding the tools you need * Methods of preparation * Key techniques and processes
by Heatherly BellA second chance... A scandal ended the careers of the Wilder Sisters, the chart topping country rock band. But Lexi Wilder is okay with that, thanks for asking. She's been on the road since roughly forever, and even if the scandal has followed her home to Whistle Cove, California, Lexi is going to enjoy the break. After all, there's quite nothing like the beautiful sandy beaches of Monterey Bay to calm a woman's soul. Luke Wyatt never asked to trade fame and fortune for the only woman he's ev... more
by B.C. PalmerAn alcoholic sorcerer with no interest in the supernatural and a determined homicide detective who never believed in magic and monsters must work together to prevent a looming apocalypse at the hands of a reckless warlock.
by Anna Elliott
A FRESH, FAITHFUL REIMAGINING OF THE GREAT DETECTIVE -- AND HIS BRAVE, BRILLIANT DAUGHTER
A young woman begs Sherlock Holmes to find her missing fiancee. A strange aristocratic woman asks Lucy James to locate her lady's maid. And the British authorities command Holmes to recover an enormous hoard of stolen opium.
But then the world's greatest detective makes an uncharacteristic mistake.
Soon Watson and Lucy get the devastating news: Sherlock Holmes has ... more
by Peter Kurtz
A 55-year-old man with a yen for the outdoors feels time running out. One day he decides to dig out his old backpack from the basement and hike a section of the Appalachian Trail. He does not know that this weeklong hike through Georgia and North Carolina will propel him into other mountain adventures, culminating in a mystical trip to the Continental Divide to follow the footsteps of a childhood friend.
The author leads the reader along dirt paths across multiple mountains, meeting e... more
by Dane Ronnow
America's worst nightmare is unfolding . . .
Iran has the plutonium for a nuclear bomb. North Korea has the technology to assemble it. Intelligence analyst Naomi Hendricks has long regarded this as a recipe for disaster. Now, with the launch of an Iranian satellite into orbit, she races to prove the United States is just hours away from an electromagnetic pulse attack that will shut down America’s electric grid.
With time running out, Hendricks’ theory is front and center in a Sit... more
by Rene SearsOrphaned during the Savannah Flu, Javier is looking for other spellcasters without knowing if any survived. When he finds a caster named Morgan and her nieces, Igraine and Iliesa, he has to hide the secret of his isolated upbringing, desperate not to alienate the only community he has left. But Igraine and Iliesa have secrets of their own. The wild hunt comes to the mortal world seeking them. Why the Queen of Faerie wants them, no one knows, but no one wants to hang around to find out. Javier ... more
by RB WatkinsonWelcome to Dumnon, a dark and compelling world of failing states, religions, magik, and spirits. A tale full of nuanced, quirky characters that seems too real to be described as fantasy. A new Priest-king rules in Mureck, and the priests of the oppressive god Murak rise again to bring war to the lands of Dumnon. They also search for those with Wealdan in their blood, for it gives them power. Power to twist, alter and control other beings – human and beast – and ultimately to gain yet more power... more
by Charles SimonExplore the world of computer intelligent technology and how we can prepare ourselves. For those imagining the future directions of intelligent technology, this book gives readers an excellent place to start, as it is easy to read, well researched, and provocative. This book includes many real-world examples to interest the layman along with enough technical detail to convince the computer scientist. Written in layman's language by Charles J. Simon, a uniquely qualified, noted computer hardware ... more
by Jay PrasadSet in the immediate aftermath of World War II, the novel portrays the turmoil and violence in Europe. Hannah Muller, a Bauhaus artist blacklisted by the Nazis, ekes out a living by painting portraits of the elite of the Third Reich. The only reason she isn’t put in a concentration camp by the Gestapo is the covert intervention of her uncle Werner von Thyssen, one of the foremost of Nazi philosophers who helped Hitler and his subordinates with the creation and implementation of plans for the Hol... more
by Beverly LanzettaThe Monk Within is written for the person seeking a deeper, contemplative orientation to daily life. Yearning for inner realization of divine wisdom, this "new monk" draws on four interlocking themes: embodied spirituality grounded in the sacred web of life; the mystical path of the feminine, inspired by women's monastic communities; the archetype of the monk that is the deep truth of every person; and the interdependence of the world's wisdom traditions, expressed through interfaith, interspir... more
by Kit SergeantWho was the Mysterious 355? Culper Ring members such as Robert Townsend and Hercules Mulligan are well known for the part they played in the Revolutionary War, but who was the mysterious 355 that could “outwit them all?” Inspired by many of the same characters featured in AMC’s Turn and the Broadway musical Hamilton, 355: The Women of Washington's Spy Ring chronicles the lives of three remarkable women who use daring, skill, and, yes, a bit of flirtation, to help liberate America.
by Lauren SmithRoyce Devereaux isn’t your average sexy professor. He has a lot of rules in his professional and personal life. He keeps both worlds separated. He has to. He’s somewhat of a public figure—and yes, he’s made enemies climbing to the top. Being a world-famous paleontology professor doesn’t mix well with his romantic life. He likes his sex rough, and a whole lot of naughty. Which means his students are 100% off limits. One problem. His new graduate student assistant, Kenzie. She looks at him like ... more