Hawkeye Vol 1: My Life as a Weapon

Hawkeye Vol 1: My Life as a Weapon by Matt Fraction The breakout star of this summer’s blockbuster Avengers film, Clint Barton – aka the self-made hero Hawkeye – fights for justice! With ex-Young Avenger Kate Bishop by his side, he’s out to prove himself as one of Earth’s Mightiest Heroes! SHIELD recruits Clint to […]

Five Total Strangers

Five Total Strangers by Natalie Richards She thought being stranded was the worst thing that could happen. She was wrong. Mira needs to get home for the holidays. Badly. But when an incoming blizzard results in a canceled connecting flight, it looks like she might get stuck at the airport indefinitely. And then Harper, Mira’s […]

The Afterlife of Holly Chase

The Afterlife of Holly Chase by Cynthia Hand On Christmas Eve five years ago, seventeen-year-old Holly Chase was visited by three Ghosts who showed her how selfish and spoiled she’d become. They tried to convince her to mend her ways. She didn’t. And then she died. Now she’s stuck working for the top-secret company Project […]

The Promise

The Promise by Damon Galgut Haunted by an unmet promise, the Swart family loses touch after the death of their matriarch. Adrift, the lives of the three siblings move separately through the uncharted waters of South Africa; Anton, the golden boy who bitterly resents his life’s unfulfilled potential; Astrid, whose beauty is her power; and […]

Unscripted

Unscripted by Ernie Johnson Ernie Johnson Jr. has been in the game a long time. With one of the most recognized voices in sports broadcasting, he is a tireless perfectionist when it comes to preparing and delivering his commentary. Yet he knows that some of sports’ greatest triumphs–and life’s greatest rewards–come from those unscripted moments you never […]

A Snicker of Magic

A Snicker of Magic by Natalie Lloyd The Pickles are new to Midnight Gulch, Tennessee, a town which legend says was once magic–but Felicity is convinced the magic is still there, and with the help of her new friend Jonah the Beedle she hopes to bring the magic back. Join the discussion via Zoom or […]

The Rosie Project

The Rosie Project by Grahame Simsion Don Tillman, a professor of genetics, sets up a project designed to find him the perfect wife, starting with a questionnaire that has to be adjusted a little as he goes along. Then he meets Rosie, who is everything he’s not looking for in a wife, but she ends […]

InstaGrateful with Author Visit

InstaGrateful by Sheri Fink Sheri Fink stops by to discuss InstaGrateful.  InstaGrateful is a refreshing perspective on how you can turn within to connect with authenticity, stay focused on what really matters, strengthen your inner self to know what you want, stand in your power to get it, and be a beacon of light and […]

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