Free: Buzz Books 2022: Spring/Summer

Buzz Books 2022: Spring/Summer is the 20th (!) volume in our popular sampler series. As always, Buzz Books presents passionate readers with an insider’s look at the buzziest books due out this season. Such major bestselling authors as Geraldine Brooks, Sloane Crosley, Chris Pavone, Emma Straub, and Adriana Trigiani are featured, along with literary greats Abdulrazak Gurnah (our first Nobel Prize in Literature winner), NoViolet Bulawayo, Mohsin Hamid, and Marianne Wiggins. ... [Read More...]

Free: The Sins of Others

Florian Schneider To:Florian Schneider Tue, Jun 15, 2021 at 11:27 AM The international story of a young aspiring conflict zone reporter turned Hollywood celebrity photographer and his estranged mother, a brilliant social activist turned militant fanatic who’s been on the run from Interpol for thirty years, as well as the array of people they encounter on their (mostly) separate journeys to deliverance. Free on Kindle. ... [Read More...]

The Great Mongolian Bowling League of the United States of America

HAROLD KUSHNER and his roommate of thirty years, Murray Schwartz, are average senior citizens facing down their mortality in a trailer park in Land O’ Lakes, Florida. Two self-professed “best Jewish bowlers ever” wind up contestants in the first-ever Great Mongolian Bowling League Tournament in the U.S.A. The rivalry becomes a high stakes roll-off as Harold approaches “perfection” (defined in the bowling world as three 300- score games in a row) despite a fix set by the alley’s mobst... [Read More...]

Free: Escape to ‘Indrieg’

In this short story Daryl welcomes you into his ‘safe place’, “Indrieg”, “an island of dreams and boundless possibilities, blended seamlessly with impossibilities … coral sand beaches, waterfalls, lakes and palm trees.” As he escapes the pressures of everyday life, landing unceremoniously on the stool in his shed, he soon gets to work on his latest project. Time is of the essence – at any moment he may be forced to make an unscheduled departure, l... [Read More...]

Free: Burning and Dodging

As Peter’s research assistant, Tina tracks down not just the provenance of his photos, but also an unidentified child and Peter’s estranged daughter. But in trying to create happy endings for other people’s children, she must reexamine her relationship with her own father, and the quest for achievement that has brought her to this unsettled moment. ... [Read More...]

Free: Kiwi To My Heart

It’s easier to be brave with a good dog by your side. Leslie Durant, owner of Pretty Paws, doesn’t care that she’s always giving all of her time and attention to others: it’s worth the joy of helping abandoned animals find loving forever homes. But if she can’t find a way to bring more money into the struggling shelter, the sacrifices she’s made will all be for nothing. Then her brother leaves her with an inheritance, with two stipulations: she must work with... [Read More...]

Coming Home

Sometimes you have to leave home to find your way back. To one small town. One magical Christmas. Connor Norton returns to his childhood home for the holidays, still grieving after his mother’s recent death. Tom, her orange tabby cat, is with him. He runs into Alana, the estranged daughter of his next-door neighbor Dottie who is struggling to come to terms with the devastating secret that tore her family apart… Hope, love, and the power of forgiveness. Anything can happen – when y... [Read More...]

Free: No Matter the Price

The Turners have been rocked by their oldest child’s spiraling depression and self-destructive behavior. When the psychiatrists have exhausted all treatment options, they recommend an in-patient facility the Turners cannot afford. How far will a parent go to save a child? At what cost? How do you save someone who doesn’t want to be saved? ... [Read More...]