Welcome to BOOK PROMO DAY, here are another 6 great entrants for you to enjoy as follows:
Clyde and I by Russ Towne
Clyde and I is a delightful story of friendship starring the newest children’s favorite, Clyde the Green Giraffe. Storyteller, Russ Towne, will leave your children charmed and inspired to give and get love, while learning the lesson of forming friendships of those who are very different from us. Brilliantly illustrated by Josh McGill, he has captured the story with vibrant lovable characters that leave you with a smile.
The Scent of a Soul by Jennifer Thompson
Fleeing her recent past, Lilliah Woods finds refuge in the anonymity of the present day inner-city slums. As she settles into the seedy apartment she must now call home, she meets mysterious Marek Jamison when he materializes in her doorway demanding to know who she is. From that moment, he becomes a guardian and guide as she gradually discovers his hidden world. As their relationship develops, Lilliah learns of Marek’s dark past and of a brothers’ quarrel he has been embroiled in for years. The quarrel turns into a larger battle of good and evil, liberty versus tyranny, and the separation of love and lust. With Lilliah as the ultimate prize, the deadly conflict reaches out to threaten her family, and the outcome of the final battle will determine her fate. Lilliah must embark on an unexpected path that teaches her to trust in the man she has come to love, and give of herself as she never thought she could….
I Was In Love With a Short Man Once by Kimberly “Kimba” Dalferes
Have you ever wondered if the life of the woman standing next to you in the check-out line is as weird as yours? Could it be possible that you are trapped in a bizarre reality show, where the object of the game is to get the crazy lady to flip-out; just one more time? If so, then this book confirms that you are in good company. I Was In Love With a Short Man Once is a story collection written from the perspective of a crazy, southern, Irish, gal. Follow her as she reflects on: growing up as a child of limited means in South Florida; managing a self-financed college education; balancing work as a federal official with the joys of single motherhood; and navigating the amusing challenges of being a second-time-around wife. • Coming Up Stories reflect the distinctive surroundings of South Florida through stories such as “Flagpole”. • Jimmy Stories illustrate the bond between mother and son. Stories here include “Koolaid Mom” and “Zamboni” and reveal the life lessons that our children teach us. • The Rest of the Stories round out the author’s quirky observations, including “Naked in a Hot Tub in Vegas” and “Crazy Virgo Tendencies”.
Chasing Bees by Renate M. Bell
Renate M. Bell self-published her debut novel, Chasing Bees, a story inspired by her own challenges and triumphs as an amateur beekeeper. A 2012 BRAG Medallion Honoree, Chasing Bees is a heartfelt journey, one of strength, courage, love, and commitment. The unexpected death of Faye Lawson’s husband forces her to face the future alone. While tending the beehives, Faye unknowingly embarks on a sacred journey which tests her to the core. Will she realize death is an illusion, a great mystery of time and relocation, but not an end? Can Faye find the strength to forge a new path, one true to herself, but one that will end her husband’s dream? Will the unexpected telepathic link to a young boy with Down syndrome reveal the truth to who she really is and what her future holds? Will the guidance of the boy’s father open her heart and offer the hope she desperately needs? The author’s personal experience inside a Central Florida apiary brings exquisite depth and creates a refreshingly unique backdrop to this captivating tale. She invites you to immerse yourself in the emotional and spiritual adventure as Faye overcomes her fear of letting go in order to rebuild her own life and authenticity.
The Reluctant Prophet by Gillian O’Rourke
There’s none so blind as she who can see . . . Esther is blessed, and cursed, with a rare gift: the ability to see the fates of those around her. But when she escapes her peasant upbringing to become a priestess of the Order, she begins to realise how valuable her ability is among the power-hungry nobility, and what they are willing to do to possess it. Haunted by the dark man of her father’s warnings, and unable to see her own destiny, Esther is betrayed by those sworn to protect her. With eyes newly open to the harsh realities of her world, she embarks on a path that diverges from the plan the Gods have laid out. Now she must choose between sacrificing her own heart’s blood, and risking a future that will turn the lands against each other in bloody war. The Reluctant Prophet is the story of one woman who holds the fate of the world in her hands, when all she wishes for is a glimpse of her own happiness. From Kristell Ink The Reluctant Prophet captured our attention from the first paragraph. Beautifully written, thought-provoking and eloquent, we fell in love with the world and characters Gillian has created.
Adventures in Cargo City by AR Neal
Victoria and Veronica live with their aunt and uncle in a fourth-floor walk-up located on the West Side of Cargo City. After a terrible storm blows in, the sisters find themselves trying to survive after a harrowing encounter that begins with their separation from their uncle. Their ordeal takes them into the urban center after they find a friend; once there they find so much more. Set in a fictional town located in the rust belt of the United States, “Adventures in Cargo City” is a story that puts together a number of familiar elements about big city life in America: poverty, friendship, discord, family, struggle, and hope.