Mother’s Day Book Gift Guide
April 17, 2019
If the Mother in your life loves to read check out these hot new books. This Mother’s Day Book Gift Guide has something for every reader. Grab a book for Mom, Grandma, aunt Sue, your wife (whether you have a house full of kids or if she’s a dog mom), your neighbor, the friendly barista at your local cafe, your Godmother, and yourself!
A guide to discovering and changing the limiting beliefs that block you from creating the life you want. The book is an easy-to-read, simple, straightforward path to getting your life back on track. Have you ever wondered why you keep doing the same old things over and over again? Dr. Ken Best, D.C. explains in simple terms why we are wired to do the things we do and how you can finally change it. This book is a concise, easy-to-implement process. In it, Dr. Best explains how you got to where you are because of belief systems that are continuously filtering how we perceive our life and shape the reality we live in. This book not only offers solutions to live a happier, more successful life, but how to potentially beat diseases like cancer and break the cycles of chronic pain. Each chapter has techniques to help you look within and discover the blocks that are stopping you from having a fulfilled life. After reading this book you can make new choices to break old patterns and begin enjoying the game of life. Find on Amazon
Raised by her divorced, self-sufficient mother, Yanique is seen as a privileged kid by her townsfolk of Cap-Haitian, Haiti. At home, she endures the wrath of her mother, who sees her daughter as the obstacle to her new life with her boyfriend, Julio. Still Yanique follows her mother’s main advice—to obtain a college degree. By marrying Brunel Michel, she materializes her plan of a conventional family. They immigrate to the United States, and together they struggle to succeed in their new country. Then Brunel dies of cancer. Left alone in the harsh, unwelcoming environment reserved for immigrants, Yanique fights to build a future for her daughters while she faces what she fears the most: single motherhood. Will Yanique commit the mistakes for which she reproaches her mother? Or will she catch herself in time to avert those mistakes? What will she sacrifice to hold on to the promises she made not to abuse her children? Yanique leads us on a deeply personal and emotional journey, one where maturity, loss, guilt, accountability, acceptance, and hope are explored through her life’s circumstances—and one that will resonate with readers as they see themselves in Yanique’s story. Find on Amazon
When young Keagan Cadagan, a poor, Irish Catholic girl, finds herself stuck in the Midwest, far from home, Raymon Woodrome comes to her rescue. The owner of a modest boarding house, he hires Keagan and puts a roof over her head. Their mutual admiration grows into deep love, which defeats the ghosts of the past, their religious differences, and even the First World War. But will it defeat death? Since the very beginning, Keagan and Raymon fit like a glove. Keagan is witty, forthright, and hardworking. Raymon is kind, educated, and respectful. He helps her improve her reading and writing and shares with her how autumn reminds him to covet life and pay tribute to his fallen brothers. Keagan teaches Raymon the art of Irish storytelling. Over time they deal with circumstances that challenge their love. Kegan is resolved to living a lovely life and rides the tide of discord with courage and conviction.A Promise in Autumn is a love story laced with suspense and mystery. It will make you want to keep turning the pages. Set in early the 1900s in an idyllic Midwest, the novel depicts the challenges and bliss of finding true love. It also explores one of the most interesting times in our recent history ravaged by the First World War and the Influenza Pandemic in 1918. This novel will make you dream and wonder. It will make you smile and remind you that you can always rise above the fray and learn to love again. Find on Amazon
Last Call – America: Last Call Before Darkness is more than action-packed techno-thriller full of unexpected twists and turns forecasting what could be America’s future. It is a thought-provoking story about making choices and sacrifices, about how the line between right and wrong can get blurry, about the power of staying united, as one. Ultimately, it is a story about the unbreakable spirit of the American nation that will always stand up for what it values the most: freedom, justice, equality, family, love for the country and its people. If you enjoyed Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World or George Orwell’s 1984, you will surely like this fast-paced dark novel, the story of the deadliest conflict to ravage the American landscape since Blue fought Gray. Find on Amazon
Hollywood is the land of hopes, dreams, and make-believe. Anything can happen on its tarnished and run-down streets, especially on the Boulevard in the 1970’s. Annie and Gracie, sisters aged 7 and 10, live near the Boulevard in the Hollywood Hills. As their mother and father edge toward divorce, these two young girls try to make sense of their lives amid their domestic chaos. From the outside on their unfriendly, dead end street, the picture may look perfect, but pictures are often deceiving. Follow these two sisters’ adventures as they grow up among the famous Hollywood landmarks and learn about life and people. Visit the Boulevard with its tacky and sometimes shady establishments, and the patrons who inhabit them. Meet the eccentrics looking for fame and fortune among the stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.This collection of short stories offers a picture of what it was like to grow up in legendary make-believe Hollywood. The snapshots are short vignettes recalling businesses that existed for decades along Hollywood Boulevard where its connection to its past glory still existed. This is Hollywood before gentrification and big business development. Find on Amazon
Are you looking for a guide on how to handle the frightening and isolating experience of divorce? Knowing how challenging and complex divorce can be, Susan Shofer leads you on a safe path to take control of your divorce, learn which battles are worth fighting, and those that are not. From thorny legal issues to your emotional, mental, and financial well-being, The Divorce Recovery Ladder: Your Step-By-Step Guide to Successfully Climb Out of Your Divorce is the ONLY DIVORCE GUIDE that answers in a straightforward and pragmatic manner your most burning questions about ALL ASPECTS OF DIVORCE. Along with Susan’s personal divorce, her experience in the financial industry and a twenty-five-year career as a private investigator bring you sensible ways to navigate the divorce recovery journey. Find on Amazon
Based on the authors own experience living with anxiety, depression and OCD, follow Janie as she hops from one therapist to another in search of a meaningful, functioning, lifestyle. A light romance ensues on Janie’s quest. Janie is a wiz as an artist and home bartender. She makes killer cocktails when her OCD doesn’t prevent her from making a market run for her needed ingredients. Attending art receptions stretch her social anxieties to the stratosphere leading her right into the ladies room to hide. If only her OCD and issues with public bathrooms didn’t send her right back out into the art collecting shark infested gallery. From her safe haven on Balboa Island, Janie learns to navigate the world through her mental illness, relive her memories of all six therapists, and ultimately find love and stability. Find on Amazon
Tales of the Weird Wild West. Top authors take on the classic western, with a weird twist. Includes new stories by Larry Correia and Jim Butcher! Come visit the Old West, the land where gang initiations, ride-by shootings and territory disputes got their start. But these tales aren’t the ones your grandpappy spun around a campfire, unless he spoke of soul-sucking ghosts, steam-powered demons and wayward aliens. Here then are seventeen stories that breathe new life in the Old West. Among them: Larry Correia explores the roots of his best-selling Monster Hunter International series in “Bubba Shackleford’s Professional Monster Killers.” Jim Butcher reveals the origin of one of the Dresden Files’ most popular characters in “Fistful of Warlock.” And Kevin J. Anderson’s Dan Shamble, Zombie P.I., finds himself in a showdown in “High Midnight.” Plus stories from Alan Dean Foster, Sarah A. Hoyt, Jody Lynn Nye, Michael A. Stackpole, and many more. Find on Amazon
A mystical vision of an airship appears to fifteen-year-old Juanita. The ethereal captain commands her to prevent California’s thrown-away people–including young children–from boarding trains to an asylum. That institution’s director plots murder to reduce the inmate population. Yet to save innocent lives Juanita must take lives of the corrupt. How can she reconcile her assignment with her belief in the sacredness of all human life? And will she survive to marry her betrothed? Juanita sets out despite inner trepidation to sabotage the railroad. Her ancestor Billy guides her. Then bit by bit, she discovers the gut-wrenching truths all of her ancestors neglected to reveal. Come visit Juanita’s world–an alternate nineteenth-century California–where spirits meet steampunk, where both love and anger emanate from beyond the grave. Find on Amazon
Twenty-first-century scientist Matt Miller has achieved success beyond his wildest dreams in the American colonies. He’s become a wealthy businessman and politician, with a beautiful wife and family, but the American Revolution looms on the horizon. When a prominent British leader mysteriously disappears, Ben Franklin summons Matt to London to help investigate the involvement of Patrick Ferguson, a man whose ambitions are to change the future. Unknown to them all, another time traveler, with separate motivations, will join them in a struggle across two continents to change the destiny of Western Civilization. Find on Amazon
With high hopes of conquering Hollywood, the novel’s main character goes to Los Angeles to study directing and screenwriting. On the way, she ends up at a roadside bar that uncannily links the destinies of the main characters, who had given up everything to follow their dreams. What’s in store for the young rebels in Los Angeles? Does your dream have another side, one that’s just as enigmatic and invisible as the far side of the Moon?