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Action & Adventure Novels
Can an autistic girl with no words talk a tiger out of revenge? The few workers that haven’t abandoned it are coming together to bring the rundown place back to life. There is hope on the horizon until their tiger, Shagakhan is discovered missing.
Contemporary Fiction Novels
Jay Sethi, an Indian-born American, has lived with the consequences of a torn family since a teenager. After facing the effects of unrequited love and unpaid credit card bills, he settles in a small town in California from where he embarks on a cruise with his canine best friend, Yogi. Jay is shipwrecked and washed ashore on an island.
In Arcadia, being different is heresy. Heresy is death. To survive, citizens must live, dress, and even love according to the United Council’s will. Their power is absolute—until a rebel bomb ignites at a national ceremony and unites the lives of three unlikely people.
The Witcher, Geralt of Rivia, becomes the guardian of Ciri, surviving heiress of a bloody revolution and prophesied savior of the world. For over a century, humans, dwarves, gnomes, and elves have lived together in relative peace. But times have changed.
Hybrid Empire follows the story of a young teenage woman. Anika Litynska is the daughter of a poor Ukrainian family who was sent to Dark Forest, one of the most prestigious schools in Alaska. While trying to stay in school and balance the act of hiding her connection to her friends from her boss and hiding her job from her friends, she is thrown into a world unknown by her but very real.
Kit Melbourne longs to quit her brother’s coffee shop to pursue her artistic dreams. And despite the temptation to sell the sought-after enchanted gem she inherited from her uncle, she promises her family to protect it at all costs.
Phoenix of Fyre follows a woman named Phoenix from childhood into adulthood. She was taught to fight by her father, who is a blacksmith, but at a very young age, she loses her family because of an attack on the kingdom of Cicero by the Tuarentian nation.
Azreah Grace is left alone after a vicious group of miscreants tear through and destroy her home; Oliver’s Lane. No longer able to return to the alpha lands she sets her eyes on one goal, finding out a way to exempt her species; the procreants, from extinction. Along the way, she finds herself in constant danger, but she also uncovers information that goes against her lifelong beliefs.
Miscreants Book Review by The Purple Shelf Club
The Invisible Nurse takes place in the land of Alfadia where there is a healing practice that has been around for thousands of years. A nurse that can’t be seen is summoned by people at night. People wake up the next morning, miraculously healed.
Olivia Davenport’s plan is destined to fail.She is going through with it anyway, of course. After all, it is the chance of a lifetime. The unreasonable rules of others should not stand in her way.In her small kingdom of Stewartsland, Olivia trains with the squires and harbors a secret dream. She longs to become a knight under the command of the Master–of–Arms, who just happens to be her father.
Historical Fiction Novels
This novel of historical fiction by Lynn Cullen is a captivating depiction of an affair between Edgar Allen Poe (Mr. Poe) and Mrs. Osgood. Told from Mrs. Osgood’s point of view we get a look into the years 1845-1847. Just after Mr. Poe’s successful publishing of “The Raven” does the affair between the two poets begin.
Ava is a Jewish student at Oxford University in London. When her beloved grandfather passes away she receives a letter that was written by him. He left her his art gallery but he also tells her of his last wish. This last wish is for her to find a Van Gogh painting that was deemed degenerate and looted by the Nazi’s in 1937.
He just spent everything on a house in disrepair, but he didn’t know someone was waiting inside. Tim Russell just put his last dollar on a handyman’s dream; a quaint but dilapidated farmhouse in New Hampshire. To his horror, as soon as the papers are signed and his work starts, ghosts begin to appear.
Ron Lewis is a firm believer in science. However, a curse that was placed on his family during the slavery days continues to plague since his early childhood. Ron was born in the 1960s and faces many struggles on top of the paranormal activity.
She’s back, and they’ll regret what they’ve done. Mildred Wells had a miserable life that carried over to a lonesome death. In the end, they betrayed her- played her the fool. She was the last to know, but there’s still time to catch up. She’ll formulate her painful plan as they live their lives in blissful ignorance.
Mildred has control… Tim and Holly, realizing they are helpless, are grateful when a stranger knocks on their door – but can he help? Andrew Vaughn, a haunted man, is on-scene, hoping to lend a hand – against his will. Meanwhile, the “ghost story” is becoming national news.
Taylor has room for exactly two things in her life: improving her performance as a college basketball player and maintaining the grades she needs to stay on the team and someday play in the WNBA. But when she meets the beautiful and confident Melony, Taylor’s entire way of life is called into question.
Literary Fiction Novels
Death is what you make it. . . . Eleanor never wanted to leave the daughter she loved so much. The overpowering urge to wander — to search, without knowing what she sought — drove her away. She left little Cassidy in her family’s loving care. But Cassidy and the others died in an accident before Eleanor could find her way home.
Tharisse Washington is a young girl battling the hardships of poverty and being a mother at a young age until she gets some news that changes everything. Being diagnosed with a chronic, possibly fatal, illness, dashes her hope of being a healthy mother to Destiny.
Can’t Stop the Funk takes place 5 years after hurricane Katrina hit and displaced many homes, including those in the Lower Ninth Ward in New Orleans. After all the destruction, a few real estate developers want to get their hands wet and are threatening to displace the cities poorest residents.
Poetry Collection Novels
This is a collection of poetry amassed over the course of a decade of personal dredging and wroth with wry wit and world-weary wisdom. At least it is hoped anyone reading it will find it so to some extent or in some way.
After Kate’s husband of over twenty years is sentenced for embezzling and fraud, she loses everything and needs to start over. She decides to visit Moonshire Bay to regroup at the urging of her friend, Claire, who owns the diner there.
The last thing Dylan wants is to fall for Scarlett “Letty” Mercier, but an undeniable attraction is making it hard for him to say no to the redheaded beauty. He starts digging when he their family’s pasts are entwined.
Science Fiction Novels
Colossal-1 is plagued by a disease that is said to have been spread by a madman; Crager, who was once for Colossal-1. The toxin has claimed the lives of many including Grayson Wells mother. Grayson Wells is a poster child of sorts for Colossal-1 even though he has never been in battle.
Lizzie Thomson has landed her first job as a music teacher. After a whirlwind romance with Markus, the newlywed couple moves into a beautiful new home on the outskirts of Edinburgh. Lizzie quickly befriends their neighbor Morag, an elderly, resourceful yet lonely widow, who’s own children rarely visit her.
Suzie Q is a prostitute and determined to get out of her current line of work and excited for a fresh start with best friend Lucy by her side. Her dreams come to an abrupt halt, when, during a night of turning tricks, she stumbles upon Lucy’s brutally murdered body. Fearing for her life, Suzie runs to her neighbor, Luke’s, to regroup.