The Way by Kristen Wolf

Book Summary Anna is a striking and spirited young girl living in ancient Palestine where being a daughter is a disappointment. While her father excitedly anticipates the birth of his first son, the invisible Anna endures a life of drudgery. One bright spot in her world is the crippled old woman living by the village … Continued

Tree by Melina Sempill Watts

Book Summary Tree is a novel about a tree written from a unique point of view: the chief narrator is a tree. Tree uses magical realism as a key to access the interrelated emotional realities of the many species that share one pristine valley in Topanga, California. Grass, birds, other trees and animals come to … Continued

Wrath of the Fury Blade by Geoff Habiger & Coy Kissee

Story Summary The brutal murder of Lavalé fey Avecath, the King’s First Magistrate and adviser, interrupts Constable Inspector Reva Lunaria’s day off. The victim’s status makes this a high-profile investigation, bringing with it unwanted attention from Senior Inquisitor Ailan Malvaceä of the Sucra, the King’s secret police. The manner of the victim’s death makes this … Continued

Radical Revolution: The fight for animal liberation by Stephen Saunders

Book Summary Veganism is more than a healthy lifestyle choice—it’s a moral imperative. Society continues to engage in widespread animal oppression, slaughtering billions of helpless living creatures each year. Vivisectionists and researchers torture and kill in the name of science, while corporations and governments plunder nature’s last remaining treasures. Author, vegan, and dietician Stephen Saunders, … Continued

Last Song and Dance by Christopher Woods

Story Summary LAST SONG AND DANCE is an illustrated novel which tells the grim story of Cy Sullivan, failed alcoholic author who has returned to his hometown after years of scandal and disgrace, not in triumph but simply to die. He has but a week to compose his great American novella, Curse of the Blue … Continued

The Prize by Geoffrey M. Cooper

Book Summary What does it take to win a Nobel Prize? Deceit, fraud, even murder? Set in the competitive world of cutting-edge medical research, The Prize is a science thriller in which jealousy over the discovery of a treatment for Alzheimer’s disease leads to fraud, betrayal and violence. Pam Weller makes the discovery of a … Continued

A Police Action by AA Freda

Summary: A Police Action is a gripping coming-of-age Vietnam War-era romantic novel. It is the story of two lost and confused young adults. It is love at first sight when nineteen-year-old Samantha Powers meets James Coppi at the Country Honky Tonk in Colorado Springs. There are just two problems to a storybook ending for Samantha’s … Continued

Charmer Boy Gypsy Girl by Victor Harrington

Story Summary: The essence and meaning of transcendent love between two people—the kernel of human existence—is often found in the crucible of war. Such was the love between Bosko, a Serbian boy, and Admira, a Bosnian girl, who were caught in one of the most barbaric and brutal periods of the last century: the breakup … Continued

Becoming by Fouad Azim

  Story Summary This is a story of blooming love and betrayal, about children coming of age, of conscience and the sociopaths who lack it; it is a story about trust and how true love empowers and heals us. In the end, it is a story about humanity and the eternal struggle between good and … Continued

Rule #1 Don’t Be #2 by Daniel Milstein

Book Summary Want to be in the world’s top 3% of achievers? Would you like a road map to get there? In his fourth book, RULE #1 DON’T BE #2,bestselling author, CEO, and NHL Hockey Agent Daniel Milstein inspires like never before, challenging us to dream BIG with his charismatic candor, giving us each a … Continued