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Book: Theo Mallier - Growing Pains by Andrew Culyer
Are you interested in politics? Do you want to see a new way of doing it? Are you sick and tired of the same politicians, spouting the same old drivel, looking after themselves and not the people in this country? Have you ever thought what it would be like if somebody come along that shook up the whole political world? Here he is... Theo Mallier has a destiny, one that he never would have [...]
 
Book: The Avenue by James Lawless
The Provenance of The Avenue (from a letter to Gabriel Byrne) My family moved from the Liberties to the suburbs of Walkinstown when I was six so The Avenue is in a way a chronological continuation of Perceiving Oranges and represents my response to the myth of suburbia as a panacea for the ills of society. The story hangs essentially as a picture of suburban degeneration. My family like a lot of [...]
 
Book: Notes Above Water - Selected Poems by Kirby Wright
The poems in NOTES ABOVE WATER are concerned with the lives of suburbanites and their secret sufferings alienation, boredom, infertility, and infidelity. Reoccurring family members are threaded through the book, particularly dysfunctional parents who seem oblivious to the pain they're inflicting on their kids. There's excruciating conflict between the narrator and June Spoon, an ice queen [...]
 
Book: First, I Love You (The Downey Trilogy) by Genevieve Dewey
One part Godfather, two parts Emma and a dash of Casablanca... Omaha Detective Tommy Gates has kept his gangster father at arm's length his whole life. Mickey Downey has spent the better part of the last two decades trying to find ways to get back the son he lost through Witness Protection. Now Tommy has taken an opportunity to work on a Federal Human Trafficking Joint Task Force in Chicago where [...]
 
Book: Heat Seekers by James Clayton Rogers
Against the backdrop of an early-summer heat wave, Heat Seekers plays out the brutal logic of tragedy, with emotions following a predictable pattern to an unanticipated conclusion. The Old South has not vanished completely. New sensibilities and an antique code of honor meet in Ash Mason, who cannot reconcile himself to losing his girlfriend to a high school classmate and begins to act out his [...]
 
Book: When a Dream Becomes a Memory - The Sons of Adam (Volume 1) by Jake Pixley
When a Dream Becomes a Memory is a spiritual adventure about a man making a terrible mistake and spending a lifetime to find redemption. The main character Michael finds himself trying to reclaim redemption by battling against evil forces. However, Heaven had a different plan for him. Michael had to raise an army of good people called the sons of Adam to battle against the dark hearted called the [...]
 
Book: Trying to Stay Sane While Raising Your Teen by C. Lynn Williams
Parenting teens includes many challenges as well as joys. A focus should be on the positive side of parenting teens. This focus will help the parent to feel more competent and actually be able to enjoy their teen and the ups and downs they face. Sometimes parents tend to over emphasize the negatives and annoyances of parenting their teens. This book will help you get along with your children as [...]
 
Book: The Pampered Prince - Moms, Create A GREAT Relationship With Your Son by C. Lynn Williams
"Many young boys have different experiences with their mothers: some dependent, some estranged, and most healthy. C. Lynn Williams offers a great perspective that helps mothers create strong positive relationships with their sons. Great book!" --Candace Williams, MSW, LCSW Clinical Case Manager "C. Lynn Williams does a wonderful job of discussing the intricacies of mother and son relationships. [...]
 
Book: I Love You Dad by David McCain
I am an inadvertent author. Real estate law is my stock and trade. I initially bought a "How to write your own autobiography" kit for my ailing and aging Dad so we could spend more alone time together. We had great fun doing so until he became very ill and passed. I had an unfinished book on my hands and it sat there for several months while I struggled with his death and with how to finish the [...]
 
Book: Three Forbidden Sons by Marsha Blackburn
She was a daughter that her father never wanted. Gracie had lived her life with her father under the same roof, without ever being touched by his hand, nor has he ever spoken her name. As she grew into a young woman, her life started changing right before her eye's, almost to the point that she couldn't recognize the way she use to be. Meeting the love of her life caused her to flashback onto her [...]
 
Book: The First Born Sons by Raymond Boyd Dunn
This short story of 20,000 words includes the six generations of the Rickards family, beginning with the first Billy Rickards up to his name-sake, the present day Billy Rickards. As the title implies, it covers the salient points of each of the first born sons of the family. It is my attempt to connect the final novel of the Pearson/Rickards trilogy to the modern day Billy Rickards , and his rail [...]
 
Book: HOME not so SWEET HOME by Lavinia Gouwe
after leaving her home three years ago Katie finds out that her mother had been killed and she has to go back home where she swore she would never return to. as she tries to find answers to her mother's death she digs deeper and finds what she did not expect. she discovers a side to her mother that she never knew which made her realize she didn't know her mother at all. could she have been living [...]
 
Book: How To Survive Your Sisters by Ellie Campbell
From the #1 Bestselling Author comes a wonderfully warm and witty novel about family secrets and sibling rivalry 'Makes sibling rivalry funny' Cosmopolitan 'A cracking book with the entangled plot developing at great speed, one of the best in this area' BOOKSELLER The four MacLeod sisters are no strangers to sisterly rivalry and with one of them about to be married, there are bound to be [...]
 
Book: Daddy & Daughter Thoughts - A Dad's Guide to Daughters by C. Lynn Williams
C. Lynn Williams has written a book for Dads and Daughters and it is a book that can be passed down from generation to generation. It is not a "one size fits all" book, but a book that speaks to the reader regardless of the relationship they have, had, or never had with their dad or daughter. (Many moms will benefit from the distilled wisdom found in these pages as well.) What makes this book so [...]
 
Book: D. H. Lawrence A Personal Record by E.T. Jessie Chambers and Marciano Guerrero
E. T. is the pseudonym that Jessie Chambers (1887 - 1944) used to publish her memoirs, with emphasis on her friendship with D. H. Lawrence. This little book is of great importance for readers to get to know more in depth the complex psychology of D. H. Lawrence both as a man and writer. The importance lies in the fact that Jessie's remembrances are a reliable depiction of Lawrence's boyhood and [...]
 
Book: Imagining the Future (Celebration Series of Poetry Chapbooks) by Magdalena Ball, Carolyn Howard-Johnson
Part of the Celebration series by Carolyn Howard-Johnson and Magdalena Ball, this little $6.95 book was written with the literate man in mind, a lovely tuck-in gift that goes beyond the typical greeting card. BookAddict, an Amazon Vine voice, says of Imagining the Future: Ruminations on Fathers and Other Masculine Apparitions: "From the heroic to the mundane, the poems in this book are a [...]
 
Book: Fathers House by C. Edward Baldwin
Two murdered teens. One connection to Assistant DA Ben Lovison's childhood home, Fathers House and its proprietor, Mayo Fathers. Fathers had been like, well a father to Ben as well as to other wayward youth in Duraleigh, North Carolina. To Ben and the others, Fathers was a godsend. Now, it appears he may have been a ruthless madman sent from someplace else. A tormented Ben must uncover the [...]
 
Book: To Have and To Scold (The Sons of Johnny Hastings Book 5) by Mary Wehr
Annie's sweet on her neighbor, Matthew Caine, but the stern rancher treats her like a bratty child instead of a woman. Each encounter always ends with a trip over his knee. Matthew's fed up with Annie's childish behavior. Her latest prank ruined a brand new pair of boots! While he sets her britches on fire, he refers to her as a nuisance and warns her to leave him alone. For once in her life, [...]
 
Book: Wherefore Art Thou Ramon? by Roger E. Bruner
If Romeo and Juliet were to take place today, would the two young lovers try to end the feud between their families rather than litter the stage with dead bodies? When Ramon Montez and Julianne Carlson were children, they unwittingly started a feud between their fathers. Six years later, the feud is still going strong, and it's having an increasingly horrible effect on everyone: their pastor and [...]
 
Book: Pit of Vipers (Sons of Kings Book 2) by Millie Thom
In Pit of Vipers, the second book in the Sons of Kings trilogy, the lives of Alfred of Wessex and Eadwulf of Mercia continue to unfold against the ever increasing threat of Danish raids. Now back in his homeland, Eadwulf sets out on his determined quest for revenge, whilst Alfred's leadership skills develop at the courts of his successive brothers. Before long, those skills will be put to the [...]
 
Book: Into a Strange Land (The McGunnegal Chronicles) by Ben Anderson
The McGunnegals are all strange, and it has been that way for generations. They are too strong, or too fast, or too smart, and odd things happened when they are around. The neighbors say they are witches or devils, or have been snatched by changelings. Mothers hold their children close when they walk by, fearing they might catch the McGunnegal strangeness. But misfortune besets them when their [...]
 
Book: TWO sons TOO many - To Love, Live & Lose by Aidan McNally
TWO sons TOO many. Life memoir that follows from birth to 40 yrs of age. As an early teen, life troubles and turmoil bring Aidan to a dark place by way of a prison cell. By only 17 drugs and alcohol have become too large. Change is a must and bravery wins out to defeat such addictions.New life new beginnings and early fatherhood at 20.Relationships, breakups and other heart strings are pulled. [...]
 
Book: Please Don't Let Me Die - A Fathers Journey Through Grief and the Criminal Justice System by Patrick J. McCarthy
Patrick McCarthy led a simple, unassuming life. He and his family were thrust into a world where very few have traveled. After a night spent with friends, his sixteen year old daughter was found dead in the morning. What happened? Who is responsible? Patrick seeks answers and justice for those responsible. Follow the pursuit of justice from a grief stricken father, written as events were [...]
 
Book: The Gatekeeper's Sons (The Gatekeeper's Trilogy, #1) by Eva Pohler
Fifteen-year-old Therese watches her parents die. While in a coma, she meets the twin sons of Hades Hypnos, the god of sleep, and Thanatos, the god of death. She thinks she's manipulating a dream, not kissing the god of death and totally rocking his world. Than makes a deal with Hades and goes as a mortal to the Upperworld to try and win Therese's heart, but not all the gods are happy. Some give [...]
 
Book: A Lion's Pride by Alyssa Rae
Alex is no ordinary girl. Her parents have been murdered. Her town is under siege. She finds herself raising her sister under the watchful eyes of her Father's motorcycle club, The Fu Lions. Now a target caught in the crosshairs of a rival club--The Reaper's Sons--Alex struggles to find her place among the Lions, to protect her sister, her town, and her pride.
 
Book: The Single Daddy Club - Derrick, Book 1 by Donna Fasano
The Single Dad: Ex-military man Derrick Richmond. Solitary and satisfied...until little Timmy was dropped into his lap and Derrick had to learn to be somebody's daddy. The Single Woman: Schoolteacher Anna Maxwell. Fate might have denied her a family of her own, but Anna still had plenty of love to give, if only someone would notice. The Solution: Anna would teach Derrick all he needed to know [...]
 
Book: Tiger Eyes - Can a woman change her stripes? by B.L. Wilson
B.L.'s seventh novel, Tiger Eyes, can a woman change her stripes?, explores the contentious relationship between a famous doctor, Bedford Riddle, and his estranged police sergeant daughter, Elaine. Sergeant Elaine Riddle becomes the victim of a holiday DWI. Luckily, Dr. Sandra Moxely, an ER trauma surgeon, witnesses the fatal car crash. She provides medical assistance at the scene and then [...]
 
Book: The Blacksmith's Bride (The Sons of Johnny Hastings Book 2) by Patricia Green
Sunny Winslow knows exactly what she wants in a man. When she meets the blacksmith in her new home, Abel Armstrong, she's immediately hooked. Unfortunately, her mother has other plans for her that do not include a blacksmith. Her mother is determined to tie Sunny to a rich town counselor. Sunny is desperate to escape the counselor, so she embarks on a series of schemes to get what she wants. Abel [...]
 
Book: Shadow of the Raven (Sons of Kings Book 1) by Millie Thom
'Historical fiction at its best.' By the mid ninth century, Danish raids on Anglo-Saxon kingdoms have escalated. Several bands even dare to overwinter on the coastal islands, particularly those at the mouth of the Thames, where the kingdoms of Wessex and Mercia border each other. The kings of these lands must put past enmity- aside and take the first steps towards unity; steps they see as vital [...]
 
Book: Rapture Factor on America by Edward L. Brownlee
Do you want to know the real reasons God ordained the rise of the nation called the United States? Who were the real people God planted and used to bring blessings upon a new nation setting a foundation for success? Rapture Factor on America takes a look at how this giant the United States became a nation and its divine purpose in the earth. Learn how God used individuals by his divine providence [...]
 
Book: Wake Not the Hangman by Deborah Leigh
"...palpable atmosphere and...seat-gripping suspense scenes. Energetic and spirited storytelling make this...an entertaining read." - Kirkus Reviews "...thrilling ... Engaging from the start, Leigh pushes the story forward with exciting force, particularly with her crisp, clean sentences that shine with vivid detail. With great perception, Leigh masterfully develops her characters...with honest [...]
 
Book: FORGOTTEN WITNESS - A Josie Bates Thriller (The Witness Series Book 6) by Rebecca Forster
Appearing before the Senate Select Committee on Eastern European crime, Josie Bates testifies passionately about the brutal Albanian blood feud that has sent Hannah into hiding with Billy Zuni and Archer on a quest to find them. While Senator Patriota, the man sure to be the next president of the United States, promises his patronage Josie isn't convinced he was even listening - but someone was. [...]
 
Book: The Sons of Godwine - Part Two of The Last Great Saxon Earls by Mercedes Rochelle
Emerging from the long shadow cast by his formidable father, Harold Godwineson showed himself to be a worthy successor to the Earldom of Wessex. In the following twelve years, he became the King's most trusted advisor, practically taking the reins of government into his own hands. And on Edward the Confessor's death, Harold Godwineson mounted the throne the first king of England not of royal [...]
 
Book: Camera Obscura by Rosanne Dingli
She lies and cheats. She comes and goes. The way he meets her is explosive. An accident at a Fremantle cafe blasts Minnie Cuff into Bart Zacharin's life. Nothing holds him from pursuing her but a monotonous existence in Western Australia and a dull photographer's job. Her attraction becomes a fixation, no matter how many lies she tells. He drops everything - everything - to be with her.The chase [...]
 
Book: Australian short stories for boys (& girls) by Michael Mardel
10 short stories of 10 middle grade boys having an adventure. Some stories are historical, some are set in Australia. There's a mermaid romance in Girl in a Red Dress, a golden son from the Goldfields, a ball boy in Game, Set, Match, horse training in the Brumby, refugee children in a Long Way to Freedom, high seas and Lord Nelson in All at Sea, and a traveling man in Flames and Wells and Sacred [...]
 


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