The Dragon From Guangzhou by D.W. Plato

The Dragon From Guangzhou by D.W. PlatoIn her best book yet, D.W. Plato weaves an unforgettable tale of how one woman's strength leaves us inspired and thinking long after turning the last page. Enter now to win an autographed copy of The Dragon From Guangzhou.
During the Qing Dynasty in 1801, pirates kidnapped Mógū from a floating brothel off the shore of Guangzhou. So began one of the most notorious adventurers to take on the waters of South China.
Mógū's rough start as a discarded daughter raised by nuns worsened after puberty when she was sold to work on a flower boat. Shrewd and determined to come out on top of each bad situation, Mógū prospers from a golden opportunity with the pirates who kidnap her. Quickly adapting to sword fighting and collecting riches, she shows Zheng Yi and Po Tsai more lucrative ways to live.
Over miles of open ocean, plundering Portuguese and British fleets, through love and loss, Mógū rises to each challenge with surprising grit. Negotiating amnesty for her band of outlaws, she seeks a place of her own for peace and happiness.

Remember by Lisa Genova

Remember by Lisa GenovaEnter for a chance to win one of 75 first edition copies of REMEMBER by Lisa Genova. REMEMBER is a fascinating exploration of the intricacies of how we remember, why we forget, and what we can do to protect our memories, from the Harvard-trained neuroscientist and bestselling author of Still Alice.

Mermaid of Venice by Jincey Lumpkin

Mermaid of Venice by Jincey LumpkinEnter for a chance to win an ebook copy of Mermaid of Venice. Dive into the glamorous world of Gia Acquaviva, an ultra-rich Venetian mogul with a portfolio of clubs and casinos around the globe. Gia harbors dark secrets––and an underground graveyard filled with the bones of her former lovers. This is the debut novel in a new fantasy/thriller series by Jincey Lumpkin.

Did I Say You Could Go by Melanie Gideon

Did I Say You Could Go by Melanie GideonA suspenseful, gripping novel about families and friendships torn apart at the seams by obsession, secrets, and betrayal with relentless twists and turns that hurtle forward to a shocking confrontation.

When Ruth, a wealthy divorcee, offers to host the Hillside Academy kindergarten meet-and-greet, she hopes this will be a fresh start for her and her introverted daughter, Marley. Finally, they’ll be accepted into a tribe. Marley will make friends and Ruth will be welcomed by the mothers. Instead, the parents are turned off by Ruth’s ostentatious wealth and before kindergarten even begins, Ruth and Marley are outcasts.

The last guest to arrive at the meet-and-greet is Gemma, a widow and a single mother to her daughter, Bee. Ruth sets her sights on the mother-daughter duo, and soon the two families are inseparable. Ruth takes Gemma and Bee on Aspen vacations, offers VIP passes to Cirque de Soleil, and pays for dinners at Michelin-starred restaurants. For Gemma, who lives paycheck to paycheck, Ruth’s largesse is seductive, but as the years go by, she can’t shake the feeling that she’s accruing an increasingly unpayable debt. When Ruth’s affair with a married Hillside dad is exposed, and she’s publicly shunned, Gemma uses it to sever ties with Ruth.

Six years later, when Gemma finds herself embroiled in a scandal of her own—Ruth comes to her defense. Their renewed friendship rehabilitates their reputations, but once again, Gemma starts to feel trapped...

The Funny Thing About Norman Foreman by Julietta Henderson

The Funny Thing About Norman Foreman by Julietta HendersonEnter to win 1 of 25 Advanced Reader Copies of The Funny Thing About Norman Foreman by Julietta Henderson!

A triumphant and touching debut about the unlikeliest superstar you’ll ever meet.

Twelve-year-old Norman Foreman and his best friend, Jax, are a legendary comedic duo in waiting, with a plan to take their act all the way to the Edinburgh Fringe. But when Jax dies, Norman decides the only fitting tribute is to perform at the festival himself. The problem is, Norman’s not the funny one. Jax was.

There’s also another, far more colossal objective on Norman’s new plan that his single mom, Sadie, wasn’t ready for: he wants to find the father he’s never known. Determined to put a smile back on her boy’s face, Sadie resolves to face up to her own messy past, get Norman to the Fringe and help track down a man whose identity is a mystery, even to her.

Julietta Henderson’s delightfully charming, tender and uplifting debut takes us on a road trip with a mother and son who will live in the reader’s heart for a long time to come, and teaches us that—no matter the odds—we must always reach for the stars.

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Coming of Age Fiction, Literary Fiction, Humorous Fiction, Women's Fiction

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The Scarlet Harvest by Kate Ashbrook

The Scarlet Harvest by Kate AshbrookEnter to win a signed paperback copy of THE SCARLET HARVEST.

Sixteen-year-old Wren is coming of age in a society that oppresses women. She must unravel government conspiracies to discover her true identity and leverage the secrets hidden in her DNA to protect those she loves before it’s too late.

A modern twist on dystopian classics like The Handmaid’s Tale and Brave New World. For fans of dystopian and YA fiction.

Rhapsody by Mitchell James Kaplan

Rhapsody by Mitchell James Kaplan*Please note that due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this shipment may be delayed.*

Set in Jazz Age New York City, this stunning work of fiction, for fans of The Paris Wife and Loving Frank, explores the timeless bond between two brilliant, strong-willed artists.

“Mitchell James Kaplan [brings] his impressive knowledge of history, composition, and the heart’s whims to bear on this shining rendition of Swift and Gershwin’s star-crossed love.” —Therese Anne Fowler, New York Times bestselling author of Z and A Good Neighborhood

“A lilting, jazzy ballad as catchy as a Gershwin tune…RHAPSODY will have you humming, toe-tapping, and singing along with every turn of the page.” —Kate Quinn, New York Times bestselling author of The Alice Network and The Huntress

"We all know Gershwin, but how many know he was 'the man behind the woman," the conflicted, extraordinary Katherine 'Kay' Swift? Mitchell James Kaplan illuminates her in RHAPSODY, bringing his impressive knowledge of history, composition, and the heart’s whims to bear on this shining rendition of Swift and Gershwin’s star-crossed love."– Therese Anne Fowler, New York Times bestselling author of Z and A GOOD NEIGHBORHOOD

Hurricane Summer by Asha Bromfield

Hurricane Summer by Asha BromfieldIn this sweeping debut, actress Asha Bromfield takes readers to the heart of Jamaica, and into the soul of a girl coming to terms with her family, and herself, set against the backdrop of a hurricane.

Tilla has spent her entire life trying to make her father love her. But every six months, he leaves their family and returns to his true home: the island of Jamaica.

When Tilla’s mother tells her she’ll be spending the summer on the island, Tilla dreads the idea of seeing him again, but longs to discover what life in Jamaica has always held for him.

In an unexpected turn of events, Tilla is forced to face the storm that unravels in her own life as she learns about the dark secrets that lie beyond the veil of paradise—all in the midst of an impending hurricane.

Hurricane Summer is a powerful coming of age story that deals with colorism, classism, young love, the father-daughter dynamic—and what it means to discover your own voice in the center of complete destruction.

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Well Done by Ken Gosnell

Well Done by Ken  GosnellWin a copy of the paperback version of the book in honor of its release date. Leaders are always wanting to find out how to do it better. Over 30 CEOs, business leaders, and thought leaders have all endorsed this book. People from Brian Tracy. Gino Wickman, Jon Gordon, and Pat Williams, and many others state that this is the book that will help leaders find a new and better way. Well Done provides business leaders with insights on how to strive for excellence in building their business and ordering their life. Although the phrase In Well Done, Ken describes the twelve biblical business principles that can help any leader who desires to grow their business and its Kingdom impact. These principles help to create a strategic roadmap for leaders to hear the words “Well Done” at the end of their journey. Every leader deserves to hear the words Well Done. Life is too short, and business is too difficult to work throughout life and miss what matters most.