Book Highlight: The Bitter and Sweet of Cherry Season by Molly Fader

Title: The Bitter and Sweet of Cherry Season Author: Molly Fader Publisher: Graydon House Publication Date: June 9, 2020 Genre: Women's Fiction In cherry season, anything is possible.... Everything Hope knows about the Orchard House is from the stories of her late mother. So when she arrives at the northern Michigan family estate late one … Continue reading Book Highlight: The Bitter and Sweet of Cherry Season by Molly Fader

Book Highlight: A Tiny Upward Shove by Melissa Chadburn

Title: A Tiny Upward Shove Author: Melissa Chadburn Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux Publication Date: April 12, 2022 Genre: Literary Fiction A Tiny Upward Shove is inspired by Melissa Chadburn's Filipino heritage and its folklore, as it traces the too-short life of a young, cast-off woman transformed by death into an agent of justice—or mercy.Marina Salles’s … Continue reading Book Highlight: A Tiny Upward Shove by Melissa Chadburn

Book Highlight: Red Thread of Fate by Lyn Liao Butler

Title: Red Thread of Fate Author: Lyn Liao Butler Publisher: Berkley Publication Date: February 8, 2022 Genre: Multicultural Fiction In the wake of a tragedy and fueled by guilt from a secret she's kept for years, a woman discovers how delicate the thread that binds family is in this powerful novel by Lyn Liao Butler.Two … Continue reading Book Highlight: Red Thread of Fate by Lyn Liao Butler

Book Highlight: On a Blue Moon by Willow

Title: On a Blue Moon (The Daughters of Firth Tales #1) Author: Willow Publisher: Self-published Publication Date: February 3, 2022 Genre: Fantasy While Sam is canoeing on a wilderness lake in Canada he’s abducted and taken to a moon deep in space. Sam’s near death when a young girl, Willow, saves his life. Later, he … Continue reading Book Highlight: On a Blue Moon by Willow

Book Highlight: Esperanza by Tommy Tutalo

Title: Esperanza Author: Tommy Tutalo Publisher: Self-published Publication Date: January 2, 2018 Genre: Multicultural Fiction Three journals left behind by Gabriela, after her untimely death, for her daughter, Sarita, a young adult, become windows into the past. The past then becomes alive, as Sarita reads through the journals, and learns more about the life of … Continue reading Book Highlight: Esperanza by Tommy Tutalo

Book Highlight: The Unfettered Child by Michael C. Sahd

Title: The Unfettered Child Author: Michael C. Sahd Publisher: Self-published Publication Date: August 28, 2019 Genre: Fantasy Her tribe is shattered. Her parents are gone. When eight-year-old Samara faces the capture of her tribe, an unimaginable power awakens within her. Even as this magic threatens to consume her, a disembodied voice intervenes, offering guidance and … Continue reading Book Highlight: The Unfettered Child by Michael C. Sahd

Book Highlight: Piano Zen by Thomas Rheingans

Title: Piano Zen Author: Thomas Rheingans Publisher: Self-published Publication Date: February 7, 2022 Genre: Fantasy, Children's Piano Zen is a fantasy story about an eleven-year-old boy named William Longfellow Emerson who takes piano lessons with a friendly but eccentric Piano Zen teacher named Rosa Carreño.Rosa lives and teaches Piano Zen lessons in the Gate Lodge … Continue reading Book Highlight: Piano Zen by Thomas Rheingans

Book Highlight: Of Magpies and Men by Ode Ray

Title: Of Magpies and Men Author: Ode Ray Publisher: Self-published Publication Date: February 2, 2021 Genre: Mystery & Thriller Can any good come of longings that a person can never satisfy? If so, good for whom?Two corpses wash ashore in a picturesque Italian village, the violence that put them there is bound to a long-held … Continue reading Book Highlight: Of Magpies and Men by Ode Ray

Book Highlight: DreamRovers: Price of Deliverance by Christie Valentine Powell

Title: DreamRovers: Price of Deliverance (DreamRovers #1) Author: Christie Valentine Powell Publisher: Self-published Publication Date: April 2, 2021 Genre: Fantasy The world hates dream-roving abilities. To survive, three exiles need a family.Indra has lived inside of dreams since her mother’s execution. It’s a lonely life, but it keeps her safe and connected to her mother’s … Continue reading Book Highlight: DreamRovers: Price of Deliverance by Christie Valentine Powell

Book Highlight: Nostalgia is Heartless by Sarah Lahey

Title: Nostalgia is Heartless (The Heartless Series #2) Author: Sarah Lahey Publisher: She Writes Press Publication Date: October 26, 2021 Genre: Science Fiction Earth, 2050. Pregnant, unemployed, and living back home with her father, climate scientist Quinn Buyers wonders how she got to this point in her life. Her famous scientist mother is mysteriously missing, … Continue reading Book Highlight: Nostalgia is Heartless by Sarah Lahey