Morrie: In His Own Words

Morrie: In His Own Words is an intriguing piece of personal writing from Morris Schwartz, the inspiration for the popular character at the center of Mitch Albom’s novel Tuesdays with Morrie. This title is full of practical life advice that aims to teach readers while also serving as a life-affirming guide for dealing with life issues.

Throughout his life, from his time as a sociology professor at Brandeis University to his battle with Lou Gehrig’s disease, Morris Schwartz supported the role of community in making the life we live worthwhile. Even as ALS weakened him at his advanced age, he was still …

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The Hanging Judge: A Novel

The Hanging Judge is the debut novel out from author Michael Ponsor, but this tense courtroom drama has been receiving accolades from readers of many varied backgrounds. This title weaves a story about righteous judgement and the death penalty into a book that gives a very accurate depiction of federal trial proceedings.

This eBook draws a lot of inspiration from Ponsor’s career as a judge with the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts, where he presided over the state’s first capital punishment trial in 50 years during the year 2000. In Holyoke, Massachusetts, some gang-related violence bubbles over, …

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A Land More Kind Than Home

A Land More Kind Than Home is the debut novel out from author Wiley Cash, a young writer who has been garnering a lot of critical praise over the past two years alone. This New York Times bestselling title is heralded as a major new American novel that reworks themes of family and emotional bonds in Southern literature into a modern tale depicting life in small town North Carolina.

This novel is set in 1980s America and follows the story of two brothers trying to make a life for themselves in a small community on the outskirts of civilization. Slowly, they become …

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Solaris

Solaris is a popular cult classic first published in 1961 and written by science fiction author Stanislaw Lem, winner of the Kafka Award and one of the most recognizable writers outside of the English language. This new translation of his classic work offers a clearer view of his mind-bending thriller about humanity’s experience in encountering an unknown and dangerously powerful alien force.

In the futuristic world of this title, human exploration has expanded beyond the bounds of Planet Earth and has recently come into contact with Solaris, a planet mostly covered by a massive ocean. Kris Kelvin is a scientist sent …

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The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change (25th Anniversary Edition)

This 25th anniversary edition of Stephen R. Covey’s The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People has risen slowly up the charts since being released last November to become the current top selling eBook on Amazon’s Kindle store. First published in 1989, this book has revolutionized the way many people look at leadership in business and organizations.

This text focuses on seven practicable habits which are designed to help readers find better successes through both personal and professional effectiveness. Early on, Covey discusses the need for readers to engage in a “paradigm shift” in their ways of thinking about the world. The habits …

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The Fixed Trilogy: Fixed on You, Found in You, Forever with You

The Fixed Trilogy is a collection of the first three works by author Laurelin Paige and includes the writer’s New York Times bestselling works. Released sequentially in 2013, these three books following the twisted love story between Alayna Withers and Hudson Pierce are available in one eBook download, an absolute bargain at $0.99.

Alayna Withers knows all too well what it’s like to be caught up in an obsessive relationship, which is why she swears them off at all costs. In Fixed on You, Alayna meets Hudson, the charming and sexy nightclub owner with a dark past of relationships as checkered as …

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Soy Sauce for Beginners

Soy Sauce for Beginners is the debut novel from newly published author Kirsten Chen, and it has been gaining the writer some notoriety from a number of reputable publications, including USA Today, Booklist, Glamour and San Jose Mercury News. This book features the story of a girl caught between cultures who must decide between her family or a fresh start.

Gretchen Lin is thirty years old, lost in her graduate studies and watching her marriage slip slowly out of her fingers. Needing to get away but with nowhere to go, Gretchen finds herself back in her homeland of Singapore. There, reunited with her family, she quickly …

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Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt

Flash Boys is the most recent novel released by New York Times bestselling author Michael Lewis, the writer of financial thrillers like The Big Short and Moneyball. This suspenseful novel takes a look  at the post-global recession Wall Street and a group of financial minds that take matters into their own hands against a massive system to make some much-needed reforms.

Up and down Wall Street in Manhattan, trading firms and banks have been using recent upheaval in the U.S. financial system to create a playing field that’s even more uneven and unfairly skewed in favor of business. Separately, a few bright minds at various …

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The Eternal Wonder: A Novel

The Eternal Wonder is a mostly finished novel by renowned author Pearl S. Buck, author of the classic 1931 novel The Good Earth and the first female American winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature (1938). This recently discovered work is a coming-of-age story that crosses the globe to follow the story of an exceptionally intelligent and gifted young man trying to find his place in the world.

Randolph “Rann” Colfax is in constant search of purpose and meaning for his own life, as he is deeply troubled by the rift between the life he lives in his mind and the realities …

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Death on a High Floor

Death on a High Floor is one of the most recent releases out from renowned legal writer Charles Rosenberg, who’s work has previously been seen on prime-time television shows such as L.A. Law, Boston Legal and The Practice. This legal thriller follows a man on a desperate race to clear his name of murder.

When Robert Tarza first sees the dead body of Simon Rafer, a senior partner at the Marbury Marfan law firm, he is pretty unsurprised. Simon was the most despised partner at the firm, and plenty of colleagues had motives for wanting to see him dead. Much to …

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The Maze Runner (The Maze Runner Series, Book #1)

The Maze Runner is the first novel in New York Times bestselling author James Dashner’s series of the same name. Set to become a full-length major motion film in September 2014, this young adult novel follows the literary theme of children struggling against the world that has been so successful for The Hunger Games and Divergent.

When you enter the Glade, it usually means that you’ve said goodbye to the world you’ve known forever. What’s worse for Thomas and the other boys he arrives with is that their memories have been wiped completely clean, preventing them from getting home even if they could escape. Every boy …

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City of Thieves: A Novel

City of Thieves is the most recent story released as a novel by author David Benioff, a New York Times bestselling author and writer of the film screenplays for The 25th Hour and Troy. This title about courage and survival in the face of impossible wartime odds has been turning the heads of readers for a couple of years now, so you may want to take a closer look if you haven’t heard of it before now.

Lev Beniov and Kolya are two Russian men stuck in a Leningrad jail during the brutal siege of that city by the Nazi forces during World War II. …

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Missing You

Missing You is a brand new release from Harlan Coben, a New York Times bestselling author and former winner of the Edgar, Shamus and Anthony literary awards. This compelling thriller, released just two days before the time of this writing, takes an interesting look at new ways people are taken advantage of in cyberspace.

Kat Donovan is an NYPD detective who must be fully in control of her own professional life, even to the detriment of her personal life. She only ever dabbles in online dating, but her world is turned upside-down when she comes across the online profile for her ex-fiance …

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Beautiful Ruins

Beautiful Ruins is a New York Times bestselling novel from critically acclaimed author Jess Walter, an expansive novel that spans 50 years and takes readers to such far-flung settings as Hollywood and the coast of Italy. This story explores the illusions and the shame of creative lifestyles and, to an extent, life itself.

This epic novel takes readers on a jagged journey through time, skipping around as we learn about the lives of various characters like book writers, actors, artists and Pasquale the innkeeper, who keeps the wheels greased by liberally providing his patrons with libations. As these several stories unfold against …

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