The Marvelous Mustard Seed by Amy-Jill Levine, Sandy Eisenberg Sasso

36758630A child plants a mustard seed in an empty garden. It is an itty-bitty seed. It isn’t anything special- yet.

Based on the parable of the mustard seed, this new children’s book by authors Amy-Jill Levine and Sandy Eisenberg Sasso follows the story of two children who plant a mustard seed and await for it to grow. Silly, fun, and engaging, children will be drawn into the story by the colorful illustrations and anticipate, along with the characters, the growth of the marvelous mustard seed. Continue reading “The Marvelous Mustard Seed by Amy-Jill Levine, Sandy Eisenberg Sasso”

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The Girl Who Loved Pots by Rosilyn Seay

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In this wonderful book, both written and illustrated by Rosilyn Seay, children meet a little girl named May who has a very big imagination. May loves a lot of things, but there’s nothing she enjoys more than playing make-believe with her mother’s pots! With such a big imagination, the uses she can put them to seem almost endless. Then one day, a new babysitter arrives with different ideas. May isn’t so sure about her new ideas, and sneaks off to play with her pots- but will May’s imagination get her into trouble?
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The Girl On Camera by Morgan Dun-Campbell

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26 year old Rory Stephens feels trapped… smothered by a life that is being controlled by those around her. Safe choices and predictability define her world, until she can’t stand it anymore.

And then she sees it… nestled in among a slew of spam emails in her inbox. Bored of everyday life? Dream of being rich? Famous? So begins an invitation to audition for a new reality TV program called The Retreat, complete with a hefty grand prize to the winner. Sure, it could be a scam, but what if it isn’t? Rory decides to do something crazy- the first unpredictable, spontaneous thing she’s ever done. She auditions for a reality TV show.

To her great surprise, she’s selected as one of eight contestants. But just what she’s signed up for remains to be seen, as the details of this new show remain shrouded in mystery- and it doesn’t help that the other contestants are a pain. Yet, just when she thinks keeping the peace will be her biggest challenge, the power suddenly goes out on the second day of filming, leaving the contestants completely cut off from the outside world. Could this really be a part of the show, or has something gone horribly wrong?

Determined to find out, Rory knows that she and her companions must work together, but rising tension has everyone at each other’s throats. It seems like things couldn’t get any worse. And then one of them goes missing….
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Unrelenting Nightmare by Stan Yocum

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On the verge of releasing his newest Virtual Reality system, Next World, wealthy and successful software developer Stuart Garrison suddenly finds his life in imminent danger at the hands of a notorious assassin known only by the alias Nomed. Despite the best efforts of the FBI to protect him, Stuart finds it necessary to hire his own team of security specialists, which just so happens to include the alluring yet deadly Alex Nichols, considered a top expert in her field. Determined to survive at any cost, Stuart knows if he can only outlive this deadly game of cat and mouse long enough to release his next Virtual Reality project he will become wealthier than his wildest dreams- and land his company at the top of the computer industry. But with Nomed on his trail, survival is something easier said than done… Continue reading “Unrelenting Nightmare by Stan Yocum”

Destitutio Quod Remissio by Brett Armstrong

26523458Roman Senator Marcus Servius is a powerful, wealthy, and admired individual, respected for serving his country both militarily and politically. He spends his days in relative ease and luxury, until one day his whole world is suddenly brought crashing down around him as he is outed for being guilty of a crime Rome detests beyond measure: Marcus is a Christian.

After losing his home, possessions, and worst of all his wife, Marcus is forced to go into hiding along with the other members of his church, where he seeks answers from his spiritual mentor and leader of the church, Benjamin Truvias. As Christian persecution becomes more and more severe, Marcus spends his time bringing aid and comfort to his fellow believers. But helping the church has also placed him in a position to learn the identity of the person responsible for his ruin, and as he gets closer to the answers he so desperately seeks, he finds himself faced with a decision that will impact not only himself, but the future of the church within Rome- Will he seek revenge, or will he choose to forgive?
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Eagle Eye (Like No Other, #2) by Darcy Flynn

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Designer of teen fashion, Jillian Jeffrey, is on the cusp of making a name for herself in the NYC fashion scene- a dream that could easily become a reality with a seat on the board of directors for her favorite charity, Like No Other. With a heart for serving the less fortunate, Jill can think of nothing more fulfilling than combining her two passions into one. When an unexpected opportunity arises for her to raise a significant amount of funds for the organization, and gain a better shot at the position, she jumps at it- unaware that the mistake she’s about to make will put her at risk of losing everything she’s ever worked for…
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Just Try It Wyatt and Please Be Quiet Wyatt by Kelsey Fox

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“Wyatt did not like to try new things…”

In this adorable first installment of “The Adventures of Wyatt” series by Kelsey Fox, Wyatt learns that it can actually be fun to try new things. Full of stunning artwork by illustrator Cheyanne Luna, this short story follows the heartwarming tale of a little fox who “knows what he likes” and is stuck in the same routine. But when things suddenly start going differently, will he try something new? Continue reading “Just Try It Wyatt and Please Be Quiet Wyatt by Kelsey Fox”