Book Discovery Day! (Tuesday, April 17)

It’s Book Discovery Day! Twice a week we bring you a selection of books that are newly-published, or that have been overlooked.

Every great book was once a hidden gem. Browse through the books below and start your own discovery!


Book Discovery – newly-published and overlooked books!


Father’s Home, by Kimberly Rushman
This book of poetry includes poems written for my parents, grandparents, my son, and my siblings. The book is a collection of poetry spanning the past 30 years of my life. Some of the poems are funny and light at heart, while others are more serious and written about hard times in my life….
Widdershins, by Alex Alexander
Logicide! Heretic! 

Everyone knows cats can’t talk. Everyone except Niclas, a halfwit slum boy who’s just landed a new job as a talking cat’s man servant.

But this is Laburnum and the age of Rationalism. Here, the Academy’s Inquisition takes illogical happenings very seriously. Locking people up, throwing away keys, that sort of thing.

And it’s not just the Crimson Men Niclas and his new master have to worry about. A man with no name has come to the capital in search of the Black Science – They call him Witchhunter.

History of Marijuana and Society: Mental Health, History, Physiological Effects, Harmful Effects, Illegal activity (World of Drugs- FDA approved and Illegal), by Max M.T.B.
History of Cannabis

Cannabis has been around for approximately 10,000 years. (1) It has been given different names as it spread across the world, and historians speculate that many cultures added additional ingredients to the drug. For example, the Spanish called it hashish, and it was suspected to contain 50% opium. The medical name for cannabis is astragalus, and the term marijuana is a name that the United States borrowed from Spain. (8)

China was the first nation to discover cannabis and the intoxicating affects it has. In 2737 BC, the emperor of China claimed it had great healing effects. He wrote that it had the ability to be used as a medication for, “Gout, malaria, [and] absent-mindedness.”(5) It woul…

Dangerous Waters (Lantern Beach Book 4), by Christy Barritt
Danger lurks on the horizon, leaving only two choices: find shelter or flee.

Cassidy Livingston’s new identity has begun to feel as comfortable as her favorite sweater. She’s been tucked away on Lantern Beach for weeks, waiting to testify against a deadly gang, and is settling in to a new life she wants to last forever.

When she thinks she spots someone malevolent from her past, panic swells inside her. If an enemy has found her, Cassidy won’t be the only one who’s a target. Everyone she’s come to love will also be at risk.

Dangerous waters threaten to pull her into an overpowering chasm she may never escape. Can Cassidy survive what lies ahead? Or has the tide fatally turned against her?

Secret Memories: A Gripping Mystery- Book 2, by J.S Donovan
Seared by fire, haunted by past tragedy, and facing impossible odds, private investigator Angela Rhymer pursues her parents’ killer for the final time. However, the Lodge, a mysterious but influential cult, plans to destroy Angela and all she holds dear. Against countless adversaries, Angela must harden her resolve and strike first. Otherwise, certain death awaits….
Superhuman, by Evan Currie
From the halls of Montezuma….

Former Marine Captain Alexander Hale only wanted a weekend out with some old buddies. He could have done without the gang war, the shootout, and… oh yeah, the alien abduction.

Now he’s in the middle of something he doesn’t understand, never asked for, and is having quite possibly the greatest time of his life. Semper Fi and which way are the shores of Tripoli anyway?…

The Haunted Inn (A Lin Coffin Mystery Book 8), by J A Whiting
This is book 8 in the Lin Coffin series by USA Today Bestselling Author J A Whiting.

The main mystery is solved in each book but you will enjoy the stories more if they are read in order.

When Lin Coffin and her cousin, Viv, are returning from a walk along the bike paths and streets of Nantucket, an icy chill surrounds Lin as they walk past a bed and breakfast inn that was once a silk factory. An hour later, a dead body is found behind a house two doors down from the inn. Two murders and a ghost who can’t cross over pull Lin and Viv into the mystery to find the killer and to figure out the connections between the victims, the murderer, and the ghost.
Will Lin and Viv, with the help of several others, be able t…

Runes of Truth (A Demon’s Fall series Book 1), by G. Bailey
Thief. Runaway. Assassin. What happens when your rumoured name destroys your life? When the very runes engraved on your skin since birth, are a death sentence?

Evie doesn’t remember a life before she was on the streets, a life before thieving to live and killing to stay alive.
When a royal family she didn’t know anything about go missing, Evie finds herself thrown into the royal court of the protectors, and they demand her help.
Help in exchange for a chance at freedom and the name that’s haunted her, forgotten. A name she can’t even read, a name she doesn’t understand.
But when three Royal protectors are tasked with helping her, her demon ex who is literally from hell, stalking her…will Evie ever…


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