Just City by Olga Tymofiyeva

About the Book: Just City is a story of 21-year-old Nathan who dreams about creating a cool start-up with his friend Jack. To get money for the start-up Nathan starts playing a virtual reality game as part of a scientific experiment. The game forces Nathan to discover what it is like to be in the skin…

The Greek Gambit by Charles Salter

About the Book: Along the North Carolina coast, random people are aging decades in days and dying within a week. Suspecting some weird new form of radiation, the Pentagon sends its top secret Nuke Response Team Alpha to investigate. Team chief Colonel Blake Hunter is on vacation in Greece when unknown agents try to kill…

Terrain by Hesse Caplinger

About the Book: Marek Hussar is mobilized against the RUF in a remote stretch of war-torn Sierra Leone. Awash in a kaleidoscope of opportunism, an African general’s graft draws his fireteam away from the assault and into far more insidious dangers. Argos Argyros is a Greek in Brixton, with charm and looks and dreams of…

The Queen of Gay Street by Esther Mollica

About the Book: In New York, the party never stops and love’s always just around the corner. At least, that’s what queer journalist Esther Mollica told herself when she quit her job during the 2008 recession and moved three thousand miles away to become New York City’s first blogger on lesbian dating. Her hometown brought…

Saving Ryan by Emil D. Kakkis

About the Book: Saving Ryan is the inspiring story by physician-scientist Dr. Emil Kakkis about his journey to develop a new, first-ever treatment for an ultra-rare genetic disease called MPS. The scientist had great challenges getting grant and industry support for this rare disease despite the solid science behind doing the treatment. Simultaneously across the country,…

Cleopatra’s Vendetta by Avanti Centrae

About the Book: Bari, Italy, present day. Think tank Special Ops leader Timothy Stryker and his wife Angie, a self-made CEO, haven’t exactly been seeing eye-to-eye. They take a much-needed Italian holiday, but it comes to a shocking end when Angie and their daughter are kidnapped. Still raw from the death of their infant son,…

The Last Lumenian by S.G. Blaise

Story Summary: She is a rebel. Lilla is fighting for the refugees’s freedom from oppression. The king, her father, lost touch with reality ever since Lilla’s mother died. Now everyone else is paying the price. The arrival of Callum, a powerful Teryn general, complicates Lilla’s life. His presence leads to conflicted feelings and friction with…

Ballet Orphans by Terez Mertes Rose

Book Summary: It’s 1990, and New York soloist April Manning is trying to rebalance her world in the aftermath of her parents’ deaths. An offer to join the struggling West Coast Ballet Theatre as a principal dancer seems like the perfect opportunity for a fresh start—a new life in San Francisco, an exciting step up…

A Story of Karma by Michael Schauch

Book Summary: In 2012, Michael Schauch and his wife, Chantal, undertook an expedition deep in the Himalaya of northern Nepal, into a remote valley that had been closed off to outsiders for decades. They led a team of artists (a photographer, a musician, and a painter), with the objective of capturing a moment in time…

Learning to Quit by Suzanne Harris and Paul Brunetta

Book Summary: Set yourself free from smoking. Strategy trumps willpower! Personal stories paired with moving photographic portraits. Empathetic, non-judgmental advice to stop smoking for good. Have you tried to quit smoking, only to find yourself reaching for a cigarette again and again? Tired of feeling bad about your health and making promises to the ones…