Search Booklife Projects by Category, Age, Title or Author.
- True Crime
- History & Military
- Food & Cooking
- Health, Diet & Parenting
- Self-Help & Relationships
- Business & Personal Finance
- Political & Social Sciences
- Art & Photography
- Science & Nature
- Literary Essays, Critiques & Biographies
- Other Nonfiction
by Giselle Beaumont
Esther Bailey is Titanic’s newest recruit and one of the first female officers of her time. Although she’s braced herself for the duties ahead, she never expected to clash with her own mentor, First Officer Murdoch. His cool dismissal of her only turns colder as they bicker throughout their forced partnership, with Esther’s short temper challenging his own. But as Esther begins to prove her worth, blurring the line between subordinate and superior, she and Murdoch find themselves que... more
by J.R. RogersAn atmospheric historical thriller of subterfuge and illicit love with a menacing plot set in Mussolini's Asmara, Italian Eritrea.
by Erin McRae & Racheline MalteseLady Amelia Brockett, known to her family as Meels, is having the Worst. Christmas. Ever. Dumped by her boyfriend and rejected from graduate school, her parents deem her the failure of the family. But when her older brother tries to cheer her with a trip to the races, a chance meeting with Arthur, the widowed, playboy Prince of Wales, offers Amelia the opportunity to change her life -- and Britain's fortunes -- forever.
by G.S. CarrAlexander Cummings had long ago accepted that love was lost to him. After picking up the pieces of his broken heart, he threw himself into the duties of owning one of the largest plantations in Elba Alabama. But it seems like life shows him mercy when the goddess he thought he lost appears back in his life as if conjured from his deepest desires. Only she returns far from the same and with secrets he never imagined. Abducted and having survived slavery, Soleil Dufor wants one thing in life: saf... more
by Linda J WrightAnimal crimes investigator Kieran Yeats has 72 hours to pull off a miracle. Twenty-six animals have disappeared from an upscale Vancouver Island neighborhood, stolen by shadowy animal thieves called bunchers. The animas' destination? A university laboratory where they will become the unwilling test subjects for a new drug or medical procedure. Imagine giving your body to science while you're still in it. With the animals already missing for two days, the distraught owners hire Kieran. But bunch... more
by Walter Idlewild
Which form of art is the finest?
In the delirious and vitalizing novel Catherine Lescault, alternative incarnations of Honoré de Balzac’s classic characters from The Unknown Masterpiece enact romances of lunacy and obsession to dramatize their search for the reality of artistic creation. The novelists Frenhofer and Porbus, the painter and muse Gillette, the troubadour Nicolas, and the sculptor Houdon all strive to discover the secret of imbuing art wit... more
by N.D. JonesFor generations the worlds of man and dragon have lived peacefully side-by-side. Harmonious and yet wholly separate, there is much unknown between them--but that is all about to change. For love knows no color nor creed, and where there is passion, heat, and desire, it will spark. So begins the story of Kya the Bloodstone Dragon and Armstrong Knight, the unwitting victims of love’s impervious pull. For when a dragon-shifter walks amongst the humans, the wheels of fate begin to turn and what wa... more
by Anne JanzerWriting To Be Understood is the thinking writer’s guide to effective nonfiction writing techniques, such as using analogies to illustrate unseen concepts, appealing to the reader's innate curiosity, and balancing credibility with humility. For each topic, the book combines insights from cognitive science with advice from writers and expert practitioners in fields of psychology, technology, economics, medicine, policy, and more.
by John Dizikes
In the first third of the twentieth century, the women's poetry movement emanated from New York City's Greenwich Village. This powerful and moving collective biography by National Book Critics Circle Award-winner John Dizikes tells the interwoven stories of Léonie Adams, Louise Bogan, Amy Lowell, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Marianne Moore, Dorothy Parker, Genevieve Taggard, Sara Teasdale, and Elinor Wylie. All were successful and innovative as poets, and lived rich and complex lives professional... more
by Piers Platt"In my first battle, I made fourteen thousand dollars in five minutes." On a remote planet, an autonomous scout makes first contact with extraterrestrial life. Without warning, the alien attacks, ripping the drone to shreds. Humanity is at war. Back on Earth, Sam is just another jobless graduate, drifting aimlessly while she lives off of the government's monthly stipend. When war breaks out with the aliens, she sees a way out of her life of boredom: she signs up to be a "deathstreamer," a new b... more
by Janet Wertman
After the tragic romance of Jane the Quene, the second book in The Seymour Saga trilogy, The Path to Somerset, takes a dark turn through an era in which Henry VIII descends into cynicism, suspicion and fits of madness – and in which mistakes mean death. Edward Seymour’s future is uncertain. Although his sister Jane bore Henry the son he’d sought for twenty years, when she died in childbirth, Henry’s good nature died with her. Now the fiercely ambitious Edward must carve a difficult path throu... more
by Hamza AbdullahA retired NFL player goes on a journey to find out why NFL players go broke, get divorced and/or commit suicide. What began as misplaced anger transformed into an expedition to accurately assess the perils football players experience when they leave the field of play. In this memoir, Hamza discusses concussions, CTE, PTSD and suicide.
by Mark HerderDuring the Great Depression, people lost more than their life savings. They lost hope. Betrayed by their faith in government, industry, and even God, they romanticized the rebel outlaws who operated outside the system: John Dillinger, Bonnie and Clyde, Baby Face Nelson. In the novel The Second Coming of Jesse James, the common people hail Jack Carpenter – moonshiner, hell raiser, and third-rate bank robber – as a latter-day Jesse James sent to deliver them from the scourge of banks and other “... more
by Joan JacobsonLife is not as orderly as it seems amidst the soybean fields of 1970s Minnesota. Farm girl Raki Pederson finds that out the hard way. Homeless, cast out by her family, carrying a baby and a heavy secret, she redeems her life through the kindness of strangers. There’s the hapless pastor, Sam, followed by a succession of women, each with her own dark secret: Margaret, guilt-ridden from her sister’s death; Carol, a feminist Robin Hood; and Mrs. Anderson, who did the ‘right thing’ only to regret it ... more
by Brian VondruskaWhat imprint will you leave upon the future? How will you incorporate your core beliefs and values into your parenting style? How will you parent with purpose? This book will help you define and develop the best in yourself – and set the stage for your child to do the same.
by K.S. Villoso
In a nation of lost glory and fallen cities, mad dragons run amok and warlords bristle under the guise of peace. Now a woman must stop the ruin she helped create, but how do you fight what you are fated to fail?
Praised for strong characterization, vivid worldbuilding, and a complex, compelling heroine, this is epic fantasy like you've never seen done before.