Not A Perfect Fit by Jane A. Schmidt

A sweet collection of short stories to lighten and inspire even the saddest soul.

jane-schmidtNot a Perfect Fit is a collection of stories that are laugh-out-loud funny one minute and thought-provoking the next. Stories range from Schmidt’s experience living off-grid as the only English woman in an Amish neighborhood to family trips that are remarkably similar to National Lampoon’s Vacation. Through it all, she manages to rise above the many challenges she faces—inspiring and entertaining her audience along the way. Filled with animal antics, gratitude, mishaps, and madcap adventures, Not a Perfect Fit’s tell-all, single-girl-gone-country, down-home stories give readers permission to laugh and cry—and, most important, to carry on.


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Within a Captian’s Power by Lisa Olech

BRAND NEW RELEASE! A new high-seas romance to set the heart racing.

within-a-captains-power-400x600_origNever underestimate the power of a pirate . . .

Captain James Steele is duty bound to capture the privateer Scarlet Night and bring her rebellious crew to England to hang. Then he will leave his majesty’s service, make an upstanding marriage, and join the landed gentry. But the winds of fate are blowing the straitlaced commander utterly off course.

Once aboard, James comes face to face with a pirate boy who is in reality fierce, desperate—and gorgeous—Samantha Christian, on the run from a sadistic Virginia plantation owner. With her identity unbound, the good captain dutifully takes her under his personal command, whereupon decorum goes out the porthole. But while his heart is lost to Samantha by the time they reach England, her noose still awaits. Now James’s sense of duty will be severely tested. As for Samantha, she has a plan, and a duty, of her own . . .


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New Place to Find Great Reads: Shelfjoy

You ever have trouble finding a new book to read, though there are so many places that try to help. Goodreads helps make connections with friends and make lists of books you have read, want to read, or find giveaways for new books you like, but it doesn’t help find recommendations from people who really know what they’re talking about. Here is a place that maybe able to help: shelfjoy.

Selfjoy is a more social media style of sharing books. The experts in the publishing industry are reading the newest books and sharing their views, these are the guys who know what’s in and what’s out. These are the people who can spot the trends before they are trends. So if you want a place to help you find the greatest books before reading them just feels like jumping on the bandwagon, shelfjoy maybe a great option for you! It’s easy to sign up, looking over shelves is easy, and you’ll never have to feel left out again.

I enjoy looking through all of shelfjoy’s different shelves and options; no matter what kind of books you love most, you’ll find experts on them. They have buy links, expert reviews, and everyday reviews to help you find the best read for you. You’ll actually enjoy working with online shelves. 

 

“The Kiss” By Scott E. Blumenthal(Book Feature)

Award Winning historical fiction sure to fascinate and get you thinking about your own life in a turbulent world.

product_thumbnailWINNER: 2015 INTERNATIONAL BOOK AWARD, HISTORICAL FICTION GOLD MEDAL:

2014 INDEPENDENT PUBLISHER BOOK AWARD, HISTORICAL FICTION

November, 1941. War and genocide have plunged Europe into darkness. Then, a ray of sunlight: whispers of Aron Beckman, an extraordinary young Jewish musician in Poland who plays the harp that belonged to King David himself. They say that Aron has formed a trio with two fellow prodigies, and that the music is like nothing ever heard before. That it is powerful. That it moves people to do great things. That it can bring the dead back to life. They say the musicians can lift the darkness. And that they are on their way. “This breathtaking novel, a musical story set against the backdrop of the Holocaust, filled with wonder and surprises…will stay with you long after you’ve read the last page. Blumenthal, a remarkably talented craftsman, hits all the right notes.” —Ari L. Goldman, author of The Search for God at Harvard, The Late Starters Orchestra


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