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Spindrifts by A-M Mawhiney - Dystopian, Young Adult

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Spindrifts by A-M Mawhiney Publication date: November 24th 2021 Genres: Dystopian, Young Adult Racism, climate change, and violence are in the past. The new world values respect and collaboration with others. But are there secrets lurking in the shadows of the Land of Hope? What truth about the past is being covered up? When fifteen-year-old Fania returns from Immersion, she is shattered to learn that the next phase of her education is at home with Alicia, her granny. She had hoped for something far grander that would prepare her for an important role with the Earth Project. Their two strong personalities clash as Fania begins to learn more about the past and her family’s role in it. As Fania grows in confidence and power, she starts to wonder exactly what secrets Alicia is keeping in her underground lab. After Fania discovers the truth, she finds her calling: one that has the power to change everything. Goodreads / Amazon / Barnes & Noble / iBooks / Kobo / Google Play

Merlin's Apprentice: The Mage by Susan McCauley - Epic Middle Grade Arthurian Fantasy - Twelve-year-old Pip must embrace his magical powers to rescue his family from slavery—or help the king save the realm—a decision that will tear his world apart.

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Merlin's Apprentice: The Mage by Susan McCauley Genre: Epic Middle Grade Arthurian Fantasy Twelve-year-old Pip must embrace his magical powers to rescue his family from slavery—or help the king save the realm—a decision that will tear his world apart. Desperate to keep his family together, Pip hides his power so he can be sold with them. But when his father and brother are sold to different mages and the slavers attempt to separate his mother and sister, Pip loses control and injures a slaver with magic. The uproar catches the attention of the southern king’s druid advisor, Merlin, who quickly offers a place to Pip, his sister, and his mother. On the road to King Arthur’s court, bandits attack their camp, and his family is further torn apart. Pip has no choice but to work with Merlin—who may not be the evil mage Pip assumes him to be—to learn to harness his powers so he can help King Arthur stop Mordred. Only then might Pip have a chance to see his family together again. Goodreads

Dead Cereus by Kira Kanani Seamon - Adult Fiction (18+), New Adult Cozy Mystery

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Join Us for This Tour:  January 24 to February 18, 2022 May contain adult content   Book Details: Book Title : Dead Cereus by Kira Kanani Seamon  Category :  Adult Fiction (18+), 276 pages Genre :  New Adult Cozy Mystery  Publisher :   Kira Kanani Seamon Release date:     January 2021 Content Rating :  PG-13: mature subject matter.   Here is what The Prairies Book Review had to say about Dead Cereus: Seamon is a master at creating atmospheric settings, and cozy mystery lovers will find it easy to fall under her spell. An appealing, witty heroine, a gem of a leading man, and well-constructed setting and plot make this one a must-read for both mystery lovers and fans of chick-lit literature. Readers will look forward to more of Holly and William’s adventures. Book Description: Holy holly berries! "Hurricane Holly" creates shenanigans on the Olympic level. This mischievous charmer has found herself in many strange messes, but this one takes the c

A Black Man's Journey to the Sons of the American Revolution by William O. Ritchie Jr. - Memoir

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  A Black Man's Journey to the Sons of the American Revolution by William O. Ritchie Jr. Genre: Memoir  Recent release “A Black Man’s Journey to the Sons of the American Revolution” from Page Publishing author William O. Ritchie Jr. is a fascinating and deeply American journey from the segregated South to a decorated track and field career in one of the nation’s premiere HBCU and an acclaimed career as one of the highest officers in Washington DC’s Metropolitan Police Department leading the investigations into the highest-profile cases of the eighties and nineties. After retirement from the MPD, he began conducting extensive genealogical research, which ultimately led to membership in the Sons of the American Revolution. He also became involved with DNA to attempt to validate the oral history portions of his family history book that is in the African American History Section in the Library of Congress, an endeavor that was successful. “ From the segregated Stratton High School in

Tripp Unleashed by Darren Simon - Genre: Middle-Grade Fantasy

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  Tripp Unleashed by Darren Simon Genre: Middle-Grade Fantasy Tripp Taylor is a teenager trying to hide his genetic disorder and live a normal life, but that’s hard to do when the smallest morsel of food and the tiniest sip of liquid bring about a change in him—a metamorphosis he cannot control, making him a danger to himself and those around him. At least that’s what he’s been told by his father and the doctor who has devoted his life to finding a cure. By day, Tripp plays by their rules. By night, Tripp journeys through the city from one convenience store to the next to taste real food (frozen burritos are his favorite). Then comes the night when he chooses the wrong convenience store, for on that night an armed robber enters the store and threatens everyone’s life. From that first transformation come others, and soon Tripp finds himself on a collision course with destiny as a madman pushes him to use his powers, a government that fears him tries to control him, and dark secrets lead

Snow and Red by Eileen Mueller & A.J. Ponder (Dragon Shifters’ Hoard, #1) - Paranormal, Romance, Urban Fantasy, Young Adult - Snow & Red have always had strange powers. When they collide with the Draki twins, their lives explode.

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Snow and Red by Eileen Mueller & A.J. Ponder (Dragon Shifters’ Hoard, #1) Publication date: January 13th 2022 Genres: Paranormal, Romance, Urban Fantasy, Young Adult Snow & Red have always had strange powers. When they collide with the Draki twins, their lives explode. Red’s always liked playing with fire, and Snow’s so frosty, she’s nicknamed the Ice Queen. Mom’s warned them not to use their powers. To be careful not to reveal they’re freaks. But when Snow and Red sneak out at night to have fun, they have no idea of the dangerous world they’re about to get dragged into—a world of dragon shifters, mages and deadly Fae. Snow and Red are attacked in an alley by a local gang. They instinctively react with fire and ice. Two buff guys swoop in to rescue them. Insanely attractive, with shimmering gold and silver tattoos on their faces and arms, the Draki twins may be more dangerous than the girls’ attackers. As the girls get to know them, they’re drawn deeper into the deadly un

Moon Scorned by Marty Mayberry (Raven Moon Wolves, #1) - Paranormal, Young Adult - I fell hard and fast for the son of an elite wolf pack. Then he rejected me.

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Moon Scorned by Marty Mayberry (Raven Moon Wolves, #1) Publication date: January 5th 2022 Genres: Paranormal, Young Adult I fell hard and fast for the son of an elite wolf pack. Then he rejected me. Asher was my fated mate, and he took off when I needed him most, rejecting me and my inner wolf. Then my half-sister is murdered at an exclusive college that’s enshrouded in magic and secrets. When the school offers me a scholarship, I accept and move onto campus. I’m going to find out who killed her, then rip them apart. And if I run into Asher while I’m there? He’ll learn I’m no longer his sweet little thing. He’s about to taste the fury of a wolf shifter scorned. Everly’s everything to me, but to protect her, I had to shove her away. If I go near her, the Drudge Pack will discover who she truly is. My father—their enforcer—will kill her. But when she shows up at Ravenmire College, my inner wolf hungers. I’ll do anything to keep her safe—even if that means sacrificing myself and betrayi

KidVenture: Twelve Weeks to Midnight Blue by Steve Searfoss - Middle Grade Fiction (ages 8 - 12) Fiction (Business Adventure Story)

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Join Us for this Tour:   January 11 to January 31, 2022 KidVenture:  Twelve Weeks to Midnight Blue by Steve Searfoss Middle Grade Fiction (ages 8 - 12) Fiction (Business Adventure Story) Publisher: Self-Published/KDP, 125 pages Release date: January 2020 Content Rating: G - I am a parent and pay close to attention to the media my children consume. I set out to write a book series that was clean and family friendly. KidVenture teaches the value of hard work, the importance of saving money, how essential it is to keep your word, and the need to find cooperative solutions with partners in order to be successful at business. This is a book that entertains but also educates and inspires. Book Description: Chance Sterling launches a pool cleaning business over the summer. Join Chance as he looks for new customers, discovers how much to charge them, takes on a business partner, recruits an employee, deals with difficult clients, and figures out how to make a profit. He has twelve weeks t