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BOB ROBACK, NAMED CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF ISOLATION NETWORK

Bob Roback CEO Isolation NetworkSAN FRANCISCO, CA – The Board of Directors of Isolation Network announced today that digital music veteran Bob Roback has been named Chief Executive Officer of the company. Isolation Network is the parent company of the world’s leading global independent music distributor INgrooves, successful e-book division, INscribe Digital, and enterprise software division IN Enterprise Solutions, which provides the North American digital distribution platform for the world’s largest record company, Universal Music Group.

Mr. Roback is a pioneer in the digital music arena, joining with longtime partner Dave Goldberg in 1994 to found LAUNCH Media, one of the world’s first digital music enterprises. After a highly successful run, the company was acquired by Yahoo! Inc. in 2001. As part of the sale, Mr. Roback became Head of Music at Yahoo!, overseeing its global music operations until 2007.

“Throughout his career, Bob has successfully launched and led future facing companies that helped to push digital music and media businesses forward in innovative ways,” said Jay Boberg, Chairman of the Board. “With our revenues now exceeding $150 million a year, we feel he is the perfect executive to lead our global executive team into our next phase of growth.”

Mr. Roback commented, “I am thrilled to be joining Isolation Network and working alongside Jay, Co-Founder Matt Burns and the rest of the talented and dedicated executive team who have grown this business into the global leader it is today.”

Most recently, Mr. Roback was President of Fender Musical Instruments Corporation where he remains a member of its board of directors. Prior to that, he served as Co-Founder and CEO of Dashbox, a workflow management system and marketplace for music licensing. Dashbox was acquired by FilmTrack in 2014. Mr. Roback also served as Co-Founder/Managing Director of The Media Farm, a company which owns and manages entertainment intellectual property.

Mr. Roback holds a B.S. in Economics from The Wharton School of The University of Pennsylvania and graduated magna cum laude from the University of Minnesota Law School.

Mr. Roback replaces former CEO, Robb McDaniels who exited the company at the end of 2014.

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Weekly Bestsellers

We saw some exciting new titles make their way to our bestsellers list for the week of July 20: Stupid Girl and The Universe Next Door. Paper Towns and The Harbinger continue to hold the #1 and #2 spots.

9781408811627
#1. Paper Towns by John Green
Bloomsbury Children’s Books
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“Who is the real Margo? Quentin Jacobsen has spent a lifetime loving the magnificently adventurous Margo Roth Spiegelman from afar. So when she cracks open a window and climbs into his life – dressed like a ninja and summoning him for an ingenious campaign of revenge – he follows. After their all-nighter ends and a new day breaks, Q arrives at school to discover that Margo, always an enigma, has now become a mystery. She has disappeared. Q soon learns that there are clues in her disappearance . . . and they are for him. Trailing Margo’s disconnected path across the USA, the closer Q gets, the less sure he is of who he is looking for.”

9781616386115
#2. The Harbinger by Jonathan Cahn
Charisma House
9781616386115

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“Is it possible… That there exists an ancient mystery that holds the secret of America’s future? That this mystery lies behind everything from 9/11 to the collapse of the global economy? That ancient harbingers of judgment are now manifesting in America? That God is sending America a prophetic message of what is yet to come? Before its end as a nation, there appeared in ancient Israel nine specific warnings and omens of national destruction These same nine Harbingers are now manifesting in America with profound ramifications for America’s future and end-time prophecy. Hidden in an ancient biblical prophecy from Isaiah, the mysteries revealed in The Harbinger are so precise that they foretell recent American events down to the exact days the 3,000-year-old mystery that revealed the exact date of the stock market collapse of 2008 the ancient prophecy that was proclaimed from the floor of the US Senate and then came trueand more. The revelations are so specific that even the most hardened skeptic will find it hard to put down. Though it sounds like the plot of a Hollywood thriller IT’S REAL. The prophetic mysteries are factual but revealed through a riveting narrative the reader will find hard to put down. The Harbinger opens with the appearance of a man burdened with a message he has received from a mysterious figure called The Prophet. The Prophet has given him nine seals, each containing a message about America s future. As he tells of his encounters with the Prophet, from a skyscraper in New York City, to a rural mountaintop, to Capitol Hill, to Ground Zero, the mystery behind each seal is revealed. As the story unfolds, each revelation becomes another piece in a larger and larger puzzle, the ramifications of which are, even now, altering the course of America and the world.”

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#3. Stupid Girl (New Adult Romance) by Cindy Miles
TKA Distribution
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“”A raw, beautiful, poignant story about pain, heartache and first love. I couldn’t put it down.”
– Carly Phillips, NYT bestselling author

Only fools fall in love…

After her senior year of high school leaves behind nothing but heartache, Olivia Beaumont is sure of this: She’s no stupid girl. She sets out for Winston University, promising herself that she will remain focused on her first and only love – astronomy. But all it takes is cocky sophomore Brax Jenkins and an accidental collision with a football, to throw her entire year off course.

A quick-tempered Southie who escaped the inner city streets of Boston to pitch for Winston, Brax is known to play way more fields than just the baseball diamond. So, when his name is drawn to take part in his fraternity’s hazing dare, Brax eagerly accepts the mission to take Olivia’s virginity. But he doesn’t plan on falling hard for the sweet and sassy Texas girl who sees right through his bad-boy persona.

As Olivia and Brax battle their feelings for each other, echoes of the past year begin to surface. A boy who once turned Olivia’s whole world upside down reappears, and “harmless” pranks wreak havoc. Pretty soon the aspiring astronomer is on the verge of revealing her most difficult, heartbreaking secret. All the while, Brax must wrestle with the irrevocable dare, and Olivia struggles against all logic as she does the one thing only a stupid girl would do: fall in love.

“Stupid Girl is the single best new adult novel that I have read to date. Make sure your e-reader is charged, because once you start, you won’t be able to stop.”
– NYT and USA TODAY bestselling author Lauren Hawkeye

“A brilliant story full of angst, pain, love and loss, Stupid Girl has it all.”
– NYT and USA TODAY bestselling author Cathryn Fox

After you’ve fallen in love with STUPID GIRL’s Brax and Olivia, get another dose of the Stupid in Love series. STUPID BOY is out now!”

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#4. The Mystery of the Shemitah by Jonathan Cahn
Charisma House
9781629982236

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“The book you can’t afford NOT to read. It is already affecting your life… And it WILL affect your future! Is it possible that there exists a three-thousand-year-old mystery that… · Has been determining the course of your life without your knowing it? · Foretells current events before they happen? · Revealed the dates and the hours of the greatest crashes in Wall Street history before they happened? · Determined the timing of 9/11? · Lies behind the rise of America to global superpower… and its fall? · Has forecast the rising and falling of the world’s stock market throughout modern times? · Lies behind world wars and the collapse of nations, world powers, and empires? · Holds key to what lies ahead for the world and for your life? · And much more….”
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#5. The Ultimate Kauai Guidebook by Andrew Doughty
Wizard Publications, Inc.
9780983888772

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“The finest guidebook ever written for Kaua‘i. Now you can plan your best vacation—ever. This all new ninth edition is a candid, humorous guide to everything there is to see and do on the island. Best-selling author and longtime Hawai‘i resident, Andrew Doughty, unlocks the secrets of an island so lush and diverse that many visitors never realize all that it has to offer. Explore with him as he reveals breathtaking trails, secluded beaches, pristine reefs, delicious places to dine, relaxing resorts, exciting waterfalls, colorful canyons and so much more. Every restaurant, activity provider, business and resort is reviewed personally and anonymously. This book and a rental car are all you need to discover what makes Kaua‘i so exciting.”The Ultimate Kauai Guidebook” covers it all—from the mile-high summit of Mt. Wai‘ale‘ale, to the sparkling underwater reefs. This is the best investment you can make for your Kaua‘i visit. Whether you are a first time visitor, or a longtime kama‘aina, you will find out more about Kaua‘i from this book than from any other source. Discover the island of your dreams with “The Ultimate Kauai Guidebook.””

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#6. Maui Revealed by Andrew Doughty
Wizard Publications, Inc.
9780983888727

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“The finest guidebook ever written for Maui. Now you can plan your best vacation—ever. This all new sixth edition is a candid, humorous guide to everything there is to see and do on the island. Best-selling author and longtime Hawai‘i resident, Andrew Doughty, unlocks the secrets of an island so lush and diverse that many visitors never realize all that it has to offer. Explore with him as he reveals breathtaking trails, secluded beaches, pristine reefs, delicious places to eat, colorful craters, hidden waterfalls and so much more. This book and a rental car are all you need to discover what makes Maui so exciting.”

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#7. Girl in Glass by Deanna Fei
Bloomsbury USA
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“Deanna Fei was just five-and-a-half months pregnant when she inexplicably went into labor. Minutes later, she met her tiny baby who clung to life support inside a glass box. Fei was forced to confront terrifying questions: How to be the mother of a child she could lose at any moment. Whether her daughter would survive another day–and whether she should. But as she watched her daughter fight for her life, Fei discovered the power of the mother-child bond at its most elemental.

A year after she brought her daughter home from the hospital, the CEO of AOL–her husband’s employer–blamed the beautiful, miraculously healthy little girl for a cut in employee benefits and attached a price tag to her life, using a phrase, “distressed babies,” that set off a national firestorm.

Girl in Glass is the riveting story of one child’s harrowing journey and a powerful distillation of parenthood. With incandescent prose and an unflinching eye, Fei explores the value of a human life: from the spreadsheets wielded by cost-cutting executives to the insidious notions of risk surrounding modern pregnancy; from the wondrous history of medical innovation in the care of premature infants to contemporary analyses of what their lives are worth; and finally, to the depths of her own struggle to make sense of her daughter’s arrival in the world. Above all, Girl in Glass is a luminous testament to how love takes hold when a birth defies our fundamental beliefs about how life is supposed to begin.”

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#8. The Universe Next Door by James W. Sire
InterVarsity Press
9780830877423

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“Voted one of Christianity Today’s 1998 Books of the Year! For more than thirty years, The Universe Next Door has set the standard for a clear, readable introduction to worldviews. In this new fifth edition James Sire offers additional student-friendly features to his concise, easily understood introductions to theism, deism, naturalism, Marxism, nihilism, existentialism, Eastern monism, New Age philosophy and postmodernism. Included in this expanded format are a new chapter on Islam and informative sidebars throughout. The book continues to build on Sire’s refined definition of worldviews from the fourth edition and includes other updates as well, keeping this standard text fresh and useful. In a world of ever-increasing diversity, The Universe Next Door offers a unique resource for understanding the variety of worldviews that compete with Christianity for the allegiance of minds and hearts. The Universe Next Door has been translated into over a dozen languages and has been used as a text at over one hundred colleges and universities in courses ranging from apologetics and world religions to history and English literature. Sire’s Naming the Elephant: Worldview as a Concept provides a useful companion volume for those desiring a more in-depth discussion of the nature of a worldview.”

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#9. The Courage to Heal by Ellen Bass & Laura Davis
The Courage to Heal Press
9780996171809

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“First published in 1988, the groundbreaking The Courage to Heal: A Guide for Women Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse has been completely revised, updated, and expanded for its 20th Anniversary edition. Considered “a classic” and “the bible of healing from child sexual abuse,” this inspiring, comprehensive and compassionate guide provides a map of support of the healing journey and a lifeline for millions. Weaving together personal experience with professional knowledge, the authors provide clear explanations, practical suggestions, strategies, and support throughout the survival healing process — as well as help, hope and reassurance for families, friends, and caregivers. Readers will feel recognized and encouraged by hundreds of moving first-person accounts drawn from interviews and the author’s extensive work with survivors, both nationally and internationally. Available in translations, as well as in an enhanced audio format, its life-saving messages resonate across cultural, linguistic, racial, religious, and geographical boundaries.
New elements included in this fourth edition are: • an emphasis on self-care and pacing during the healing process • contemporary research on trauma and the brain, memory , and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) • an increased focus on the body’s role in healing • an overview of powerful new healing tools such as imagery, meditation, spirituality, and body-centered practices • stories that reflect an even greater diversity of survivors and their experiences • in-depth guidance to help assess evolving family relationships • new prose and poetry • reassuring accounts of survivors who have been healing for more than twenty years • insights from the authors’ decades of experience • and a comprehensive up-to-date resource guide.
Readers have called The Courage to Heal “invaluable,” a “beacon of hope,” “wise and gentle,” and a “lifesaver.” Cherished by survivors, and recommended by therapists and institutions everywhere, The Courage to Heal has long been considered an empowering recovery tool, as well as an essential resource for victims of child sexual abuse, incest and trauma, as well as for their loved ones.”

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#10. Heir of Fire by Sarah J. Maas
Bloomsbury USA Children’s Books
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“Celaena has survived deadly contests and shattering heartbreak—but at an unspeakable cost. Now, she must travel to a new land to confront her darkest truth . . . a truth about her heritage that could change her life—and her future—forever. Meanwhile, brutal and monstrous forces are gathering on the horizon, intent on enslaving her world. Will Celaena find the strength to not only fight her inner demons, but to take on the evil that is about to be unleashed? The bestselling series that has captured readers all over the world reaches new heights in this sequel to the New York Times best-selling Crown of Midnight. Packed with heart-pounding action, fierce new characters, and swoon-worthy romance, this third book will enthrall readers from start to finish.”

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Weekly Bestsellers: Week of July 13

Last week, our usual heavy hitters continued to battle it out, but the popular Paper Towns comes out on top again.

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#1. Paper Towns by John Green
Bloomsbury Children’s Books
9781408811627

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“Who is the real Margo? Quentin Jacobsen has spent a lifetime loving the magnificently adventurous Margo Roth Spiegelman from afar. So when she cracks open a window and climbs into his life – dressed like a ninja and summoning him for an ingenious campaign of revenge – he follows. After their all-nighter ends and a new day breaks, Q arrives at school to discover that Margo, always an enigma, has now become a mystery. She has disappeared. Q soon learns that there are clues in her disappearance . . . and they are for him. Trailing Margo’s disconnected path across the USA, the closer Q gets, the less sure he is of who he is looking for.”

9781616386115
#2. The Harbinger by Jonathan Cahn
Charisma House
9781616386115

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“Is it possible… That there exists an ancient mystery that holds the secret of America’s future? That this mystery lies behind everything from 9/11 to the collapse of the global economy? That ancient harbingers of judgment are now manifesting in America? That God is sending America a prophetic message of what is yet to come? Before its end as a nation, there appeared in ancient Israel nine specific warnings and omens of national destruction These same nine Harbingers are now manifesting in America with profound ramifications for America’s future and end-time prophecy. Hidden in an ancient biblical prophecy from Isaiah, the mysteries revealed in The Harbinger are so precise that they foretell recent American events down to the exact days the 3,000-year-old mystery that revealed the exact date of the stock market collapse of 2008 the ancient prophecy that was proclaimed from the floor of the US Senate and then came trueand more. The revelations are so specific that even the most hardened skeptic will find it hard to put down. Though it sounds like the plot of a Hollywood thriller IT’S REAL. The prophetic mysteries are factual but revealed through a riveting narrative the reader will find hard to put down. The Harbinger opens with the appearance of a man burdened with a message he has received from a mysterious figure called The Prophet. The Prophet has given him nine seals, each containing a message about America s future. As he tells of his encounters with the Prophet, from a skyscraper in New York City, to a rural mountaintop, to Capitol Hill, to Ground Zero, the mystery behind each seal is revealed. As the story unfolds, each revelation becomes another piece in a larger and larger puzzle, the ramifications of which are, even now, altering the course of America and the world.”

9781620409930
#3. Girl in Glass by Deanna Fei
Bloomsbury USA
9781620409930

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“Deanna Fei was just five-and-a-half months pregnant when she inexplicably went into labor. Minutes later, she met her tiny baby who clung to life support inside a glass box. Fei was forced to confront terrifying questions: How to be the mother of a child she could lose at any moment. Whether her daughter would survive another day–and whether she should. But as she watched her daughter fight for her life, Fei discovered the power of the mother-child bond at its most elemental.

A year after she brought her daughter home from the hospital, the CEO of AOL–her husband’s employer–blamed the beautiful, miraculously healthy little girl for a cut in employee benefits and attached a price tag to her life, using a phrase, “distressed babies,” that set off a national firestorm.

Girl in Glass is the riveting story of one child’s harrowing journey and a powerful distillation of parenthood. With incandescent prose and an unflinching eye, Fei explores the value of a human life: from the spreadsheets wielded by cost-cutting executives to the insidious notions of risk surrounding modern pregnancy; from the wondrous history of medical innovation in the care of premature infants to contemporary analyses of what their lives are worth; and finally, to the depths of her own struggle to make sense of her daughter’s arrival in the world. Above all, Girl in Glass is a luminous testament to how love takes hold when a birth defies our fundamental beliefs about how life is supposed to begin.”

9781629982236
#4. The Mystery of the Shemitah by Jonathan Cahn
Charisma House
9781629982236

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“The book you can’t afford NOT to read. It is already affecting your life… And it WILL affect your future! Is it possible that there exists a three-thousand-year-old mystery that… · Has been determining the course of your life without your knowing it? · Foretells current events before they happen? · Revealed the dates and the hours of the greatest crashes in Wall Street history before they happened? · Determined the timing of 9/11? · Lies behind the rise of America to global superpower… and its fall? · Has forecast the rising and falling of the world’s stock market throughout modern times? · Lies behind world wars and the collapse of nations, world powers, and empires? · Holds key to what lies ahead for the world and for your life? · And much more….”

9780981461090

#5. The Ultimate Kauai Guidebook by Andrew Doughty
Wizard Publications, Inc.
9780983888772

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“The finest guidebook ever written for Kaua‘i. Now you can plan your best vacation—ever. This all new ninth edition is a candid, humorous guide to everything there is to see and do on the island. Best-selling author and longtime Hawai‘i resident, Andrew Doughty, unlocks the secrets of an island so lush and diverse that many visitors never realize all that it has to offer. Explore with him as he reveals breathtaking trails, secluded beaches, pristine reefs, delicious places to dine, relaxing resorts, exciting waterfalls, colorful canyons and so much more. Every restaurant, activity provider, business and resort is reviewed personally and anonymously. This book and a rental car are all you need to discover what makes Kaua‘i so exciting.”The Ultimate Kauai Guidebook” covers it all—from the mile-high summit of Mt. Wai‘ale‘ale, to the sparkling underwater reefs. This is the best investment you can make for your Kaua‘i visit. Whether you are a first time visitor, or a longtime kama‘aina, you will find out more about Kaua‘i from this book than from any other source. Discover the island of your dreams with “The Ultimate Kauai Guidebook.””

9780983888727
#6. Maui Revealed by Andrew Doughty
Wizard Publications, Inc.
9780983888727

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“The finest guidebook ever written for Maui. Now you can plan your best vacation—ever. This all new sixth edition is a candid, humorous guide to everything there is to see and do on the island. Best-selling author and longtime Hawai‘i resident, Andrew Doughty, unlocks the secrets of an island so lush and diverse that many visitors never realize all that it has to offer. Explore with him as he reveals breathtaking trails, secluded beaches, pristine reefs, delicious places to eat, colorful craters, hidden waterfalls and so much more. This book and a rental car are all you need to discover what makes Maui so exciting.”

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#7. A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas
Bloomsbury USA Children’s Books
9781619634459

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“When nineteen-year-old huntress Feyre kills a wolf in the woods, a beast-like creature arrives to demand retribution for it. Dragged to a treacherous magical land she only knows about from legends, Feyre discovers that her captor is not an animal, but Tamlin-one of the lethal, immortal faeries who once ruled their world. As she dwells on his estate, her feelings for Tamlin transform from icy hostility into a fiery passion that burns through every lie and warning she’s been told about the beautiful, dangerous world of the Fae. But an ancient, wicked shadow over the faerie lands is growing, and Feyre must find a way to stop it . . . or doom Tamlin-and his world-forever. Perfect for fans of Kristen Cashore and George R. R. Martin, this first book in a sexy and action-packed new series is impossible to put down!”

9781619630666
#8. Heir of Fire by Sarah J. Maas
Bloomsbury USA Children’s Books
9781619630666

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“Celaena has survived deadly contests and shattering heartbreak—but at an unspeakable cost. Now, she must travel to a new land to confront her darkest truth . . . a truth about her heritage that could change her life—and her future—forever. Meanwhile, brutal and monstrous forces are gathering on the horizon, intent on enslaving her world. Will Celaena find the strength to not only fight her inner demons, but to take on the evil that is about to be unleashed? The bestselling series that has captured readers all over the world reaches new heights in this sequel to the New York Times best-selling Crown of Midnight. Packed with heart-pounding action, fierce new characters, and swoon-worthy romance, this third book will enthrall readers from start to finish.”

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#9. Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell by Susanna Clarke
Bloomsbury USA
9781608195350

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“Susanna Clarke’s brilliant novel is an utterly compelling, epic tale of nineteenth-century England and the way two very different magicians, who, as teacher and pupil and then as rivals, emerge to change its history. In the year 1806, in the throes of the Napoleonic Wars, most people believe magic to be dead in England–until the reclusive Mr. Norrell of Hurtfew Abbey reveals his powers and becomes a celebrity overnight. Soon, another magician emerges; the young, handsome, and daring Jonathan Strange. He becomes Norrell’s student, and the two join forces in the war against France. But as Strange is increasingly drawn to the wildest, most perilous forms of magic, he risks sacrificing not only his friendship with Norrell, but everything else that he holds dear. An international bestseller published in 31 countries, Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell is a tour de force that has captured the imagination of readers worldwide.”

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#10. Hawaii The Big Island Revealed by Andrew Doughty
Wizard Publications, Inc.
9780983888758

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“The finest guidebook ever written for the Big Island. Now you can plan your best vacation—ever. This all new seventh edition is a candid, humorous guide to everything there is to see and do on the Big Island. Best-selling author and longtime Hawai‘i resident, Andrew Doughty, unlocks the secrets of an island so vast and diverse that many visitors never realize all that it has to offer. Explore with him as he reveals breathtaking trails, secluded beaches, pristine reefs, delicious places to dine, relaxing resorts, an active volcano and so much more. Every restaurant, activity provider, business and resort is reviewed personally and anonymously. This book and a rental car are all you need to discover what makes the Big Island so exciting.”

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Weekly Best Sellers: Week of July 6

Another great week for our Top 10 Titles! Don’t miss your opportunity to get these great titles for yourself.

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#1. Paper Towns by John Green
Bloomsbury Children’s Books
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“Who is the real Margo? Quentin Jacobsen has spent a lifetime loving the magnificently adventurous Margo Roth Spiegelman from afar. So when she cracks open a window and climbs into his life – dressed like a ninja and summoning him for an ingenious campaign of revenge – he follows. After their all-nighter ends and a new day breaks, Q arrives at school to discover that Margo, always an enigma, has now become a mystery. She has disappeared. Q soon learns that there are clues in her disappearance . . . and they are for him. Trailing Margo’s disconnected path across the USA, the closer Q gets, the less sure he is of who he is looking for.”

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#2. The Harbinger by Jonathan Cahn
Charisma House
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“Is it possible… That there exists an ancient mystery that holds the secret of America’s future? That this mystery lies behind everything from 9/11 to the collapse of the global economy? That ancient harbingers of judgment are now manifesting in America? That God is sending America a prophetic message of what is yet to come? Before its end as a nation, there appeared in ancient Israel nine specific warnings and omens of national destruction These same nine Harbingers are now manifesting in America with profound ramifications for America’s future and end-time prophecy. Hidden in an ancient biblical prophecy from Isaiah, the mysteries revealed in The Harbinger are so precise that they foretell recent American events down to the exact days the 3,000-year-old mystery that revealed the exact date of the stock market collapse of 2008 the ancient prophecy that was proclaimed from the floor of the US Senate and then came trueand more. The revelations are so specific that even the most hardened skeptic will find it hard to put down. Though it sounds like the plot of a Hollywood thriller IT’S REAL. The prophetic mysteries are factual but revealed through a riveting narrative the reader will find hard to put down. The Harbinger opens with the appearance of a man burdened with a message he has received from a mysterious figure called The Prophet. The Prophet has given him nine seals, each containing a message about America s future. As he tells of his encounters with the Prophet, from a skyscraper in New York City, to a rural mountaintop, to Capitol Hill, to Ground Zero, the mystery behind each seal is revealed. As the story unfolds, each revelation becomes another piece in a larger and larger puzzle, the ramifications of which are, even now, altering the course of America and the world.”

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#3. The Mystery of the Shemitah by Jonathan Cahn
Charisma House
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“The book you can’t afford NOT to read. It is already affecting your life… And it WILL affect your future! Is it possible that there exists a three-thousand-year-old mystery that… · Has been determining the course of your life without your knowing it? · Foretells current events before they happen? · Revealed the dates and the hours of the greatest crashes in Wall Street history before they happened? · Determined the timing of 9/11? · Lies behind the rise of America to global superpower… and its fall? · Has forecast the rising and falling of the world’s stock market throughout modern times? · Lies behind world wars and the collapse of nations, world powers, and empires? · Holds key to what lies ahead for the world and for your life? · And much more….”

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#4. A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas
Bloomsbury USA Children’s Books
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“When nineteen-year-old huntress Feyre kills a wolf in the woods, a beast-like creature arrives to demand retribution for it. Dragged to a treacherous magical land she only knows about from legends, Feyre discovers that her captor is not an animal, but Tamlin-one of the lethal, immortal faeries who once ruled their world. As she dwells on his estate, her feelings for Tamlin transform from icy hostility into a fiery passion that burns through every lie and warning she’s been told about the beautiful, dangerous world of the Fae. But an ancient, wicked shadow over the faerie lands is growing, and Feyre must find a way to stop it . . . or doom Tamlin-and his world-forever. Perfect for fans of Kristen Cashore and George R. R. Martin, this first book in a sexy and action-packed new series is impossible to put down!”

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#5. Maui Revealed by Andrew Doughty
Wizard Publications, Inc.
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“The finest guidebook ever written for Maui. Now you can plan your best vacation—ever. This all new sixth edition is a candid, humorous guide to everything there is to see and do on the island. Best-selling author and longtime Hawai‘i resident, Andrew Doughty, unlocks the secrets of an island so lush and diverse that many visitors never realize all that it has to offer. Explore with him as he reveals breathtaking trails, secluded beaches, pristine reefs, delicious places to eat, colorful craters, hidden waterfalls and so much more. This book and a rental car are all you need to discover what makes Maui so exciting.”

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#6. Heir of Fire by Sarah J. Maas
Bloomsbury USA Children’s Books
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“Celaena has survived deadly contests and shattering heartbreak—but at an unspeakable cost. Now, she must travel to a new land to confront her darkest truth . . . a truth about her heritage that could change her life—and her future—forever. Meanwhile, brutal and monstrous forces are gathering on the horizon, intent on enslaving her world. Will Celaena find the strength to not only fight her inner demons, but to take on the evil that is about to be unleashed? The bestselling series that has captured readers all over the world reaches new heights in this sequel to the New York Times best-selling Crown of Midnight. Packed with heart-pounding action, fierce new characters, and swoon-worthy romance, this third book will enthrall readers from start to finish.”

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#7. Kitchen Confidential by Anthony Bourdain
Bloomsbury
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“Kitchen Confidential reveals what Bourdain calls “twenty-five years of sex, drugs, bad behavior and haute cuisine.”
Last summer, The New Yorker published Chef Bourdain’s shocking, “Don’t Eat Before Reading This.” Bourdain spared no one’s appetite when he told all about what happens behind the kitchen door. Bourdain uses the same “take-no-prisoners” attitude in his deliciously funny and shockingly delectable book, sure to delight gourmands and philistines alike. From Bourdain’s first oyster in the Gironde, to his lowly position as dishwasher in a honky tonk fish restaurant in Provincetown (where he witnesses for the first time the real delights of being a chef); from the kitchen of the Rainbow Room atop Rockefeller Center, to drug dealers in the east village, from Tokyo to Paris and back to New York again, Bourdain’s tales of the kitchen are as passionate as they are unpredictable. Kitchen Confidential will make your mouth water while your belly aches with laughter. You’ll beg the chef for more, please.”

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#8. Maxon by Christina Bauer
Ink Monster, LLC
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“Prince Maxon may be twenty-two years old now, but he’s still haunted by his boyhood abduction and torture in Hell. To deal with his past, Maxon limits his present-day activities to killing demons and seducing women. No long-term relationships. No combat too dangerous. No problem, right?Wrong.Maxon’s life has stalled out. The old thrills aren’t there anymore, either on the battlefield or in the bedroom. While staking out his next fight, Maxon meets what seems like just another girl after a good time. What he gets is a close encounter with Lianna, a lady warrior with ties to the mysterious elemental rulers called the monarkki. It’s love at first fight. Trouble is, Lianna’s running from a dark history of her own, and her elemental enemies are closing in. When Lianna gets taken, Maxon realizes that after years of wrong choices and dead ends, the right woman is worth risking it all.Book contains adult language and sexuality. May be read as a stand-alone or after the Angelbound Origins series.”9780983888758
#9. Hawaii The Big Island Revealed by Andrew Doughty
Wizard Publications, Inc.
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“The finest guidebook ever written for the Big Island. Now you can plan your best vacation—ever. This all new seventh edition is a candid, humorous guide to everything there is to see and do on the Big Island. Best-selling author and longtime Hawai‘i resident, Andrew Doughty, unlocks the secrets of an island so vast and diverse that many visitors never realize all that it has to offer. Explore with him as he reveals breathtaking trails, secluded beaches, pristine reefs, delicious places to dine, relaxing resorts, an active volcano and so much more. Every restaurant, activity provider, business and resort is reviewed personally and anonymously. This book and a rental car are all you need to discover what makes the Big Island so exciting.”9780981461090
#10. The Ultimate Kauai Guidebook by Andrew Doughty
Wizard Publications, Inc.
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“The finest guidebook ever written for Kaua‘i. Now you can plan your best vacation—ever. This all new ninth edition is a candid, humorous guide to everything there is to see and do on the island. Best-selling author and longtime Hawai‘i resident, Andrew Doughty, unlocks the secrets of an island so lush and diverse that many visitors never realize all that it has to offer. Explore with him as he reveals breathtaking trails, secluded beaches, pristine reefs, delicious places to dine, relaxing resorts, exciting waterfalls, colorful canyons and so much more. Every restaurant, activity provider, business and resort is reviewed personally and anonymously. This book and a rental car are all you need to discover what makes Kaua‘i so exciting.”The Ultimate Kauai Guidebook” covers it all—from the mile-high summit of Mt. Wai‘ale‘ale, to the sparkling underwater reefs. This is the best investment you can make for your Kaua‘i visit. Whether you are a first time visitor, or a longtime kama‘aina, you will find out more about Kaua‘i from this book than from any other source. Discover the island of your dreams with “The Ultimate Kauai Guidebook.””

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INscribe (hearts) Romance, Part 2

By Kelly Peterson, Director of Client Services & Larry Norton, SVP of Business Development

Earlier this week, we posted about the sessions we plan to attend while at the Romance Writers of America (RWA) Conference in NYC, July 23-25. We wanted to share some additional details about the sessions and speakers in case you are interested in attending the sessions in person or following on social media!

RWA 2015 Agenda

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Sessions we plan to attend:

Career track

Which Track Is for You: Indie, Traditional, or Hybrid?
Speakers: Serena Bell (@serenabellbooks), Rachel Grant (@rachelsgrant), Monica Murphy (@MsMonicaMurphy), and Bria Quinlan (@briaquinlan)
A panel of best-selling authors go over the pros and cons of multiple career tracks and discuss which approach might work best for you.

Surviving Hybrid: How to Handle the Best (and Worst) of Both Worlds
Speakers: Tera Lynn Childs (@teralynnchilds), Shana Galen (@shanagalen), and Chris Marie Green (@ChrisMarieGreen)
Three multipublished, best-selling, RITA-nominated and RITA-winning authors share what they’ve learned about managing a hybrid career.

Writing Is Big Business! Are You Ready?
Speakers: Lisa Cafferty, CPA, and Marie Force (@marieforce)
New York Times best-selling author and her chief financial officer will answer your questions about federal taxes, deductible expenses, and other items of interest to business-minded authors.

Self-publishing track

Self-Publishing 101: A Primer 
Speakers: Julie M. Cupp and Christy Reece (@ChristyReece)
This session walks attendees through the stages that begin when you write The End. Topics include cover design, copyediting, proofreading, and formatting for and uploading to various retailers.

Focus on CreateSpace
Speaker: Kathleen Brooks (@BluegrassBrooks) and David Symonds (@CreateSpace)
Sure, many people have gone digital, but you can reach additional readers by providing print editions of your book. CreateSpace allows authors to sell paperbacks at the Amazon and CreateSpace online stores and to buy copies of your book for use at book signings and for giveaways. David Symonds from CreateSpace will explain how CreateSpace works and how you could make the best of what it offers.

Book Launches: From Zero to Wow! When You Have No Established Audience
Speakers: Brenna Aubrey (@BrennaAubreyand Cristin Harber (@CristinHarber)
Blogging, multiple book launches in a short time, and Goodreads are some of the strategies Brenna Aubrey and Cristin Harber used to grow their readership. Their tactics also helped them go from virtually unknown authors to being spotlighted in the indie community. Save yourself some hard knocks by learning from these pros how to grow your readership.

Q&A: Everything You Want to Know about Self-Publishing with Barbara Freethy and Bella Andre (SELF-PUBLISHING)
Speakers: Bella Andre (@bellaandreand Barbara Freethy (@BarbaraFreethy)
In this Q&A session with two top-selling indie authors, attendees will learn about all retail platforms, promotional opportunities, global translations, and the evolving audiobook market.

Surviving Self-Publishing When the Success Is Slow to Come
Speakers: Alexis Anne, Mary Chris Escobar (@marychris_e), and Anne L. Parks (@almparks2012)
You did what you were supposed to: you wrote a novel, had it edited, polished it to a shiny gleam, added a fabulous cover, and hit publish. But the readers and money didn’t come. Three indie authors talk about managing your expectations and persevering to write the next book. Get strategies for staying positive and celebrating little wins in a publishing landscape where there is no magic formula for success.

Cover Art That Makes Readers Click
Speakers: Magda Alexander (@MagdaAlexander), Shoshanna Evers (@ShoshannaEvers), Debra Holland (@DrDebraHolland), and Kimberly Killion (@kimberlykillion)
Your book needs a cover that catches readers’ attention and makes them click “buy.” Learn how to spot a bad cover (and fix it!), design your own cover, use typography, pick a premade cover that works for your book, and how to work with a custom cover designer to craft the cover you envision. The presenters will show the key features of a great cover so you’ll know what sells and what doesn’t.

Focus on iBooks
Speakers: Kathleen Brooks (@BluegrassBrooks), Liliana Hart (@Liliana_Hart), and Jill Sanders (@JillMSanders)
New York Times best-selling authors Kathleen Brooks, Liliana Hart, and Jill Sanders share tips and advice for authors (for beginners to veterans) on how to upload and sell books on iBooks.

Write to Success
Speakers: Riley J. Ford (@RileyJFord), A. C. James (@ACJamesauthor), Sarah Makela, and Caridad Pineiro (@CaridadPineiro)
New York Times and USA Today best-selling authors with roots in traditional publishing, hybrid authors, and indie authors discuss the tools you need to be successful in self-publishing. Each workshop attendee will receive a digital copy of the authors’ self-publishing how-to book.

Industry:

Beyond Business: Taking the Agency/Author Relationship into the New Era
Speakers: Deborah Blake (@DebtheWise), Lucienne Diver (@LucienneDiver), Nalini Singh (@NaliniSingh), Elaine Spencer (@ElaineSpencer), and Nephele Tempest (@NepheleTempest)
Agents from the Knight Agency and authors discuss the changing role of agents in the modern world of publishing.

Marketing

Blog Your Way to Bigger Sales
Speakers: Jamie Brenner (@NepheleTempest), Maggie Mae Gallagher (@magmaegallagher), Sue Grimshaw (@SueGrimshaw), and Joyce Lamb (@JoyceLamb)
Join a Penguin Random House editor and a panel of authors/bloggers to discover what it takes to blog effectively in order to maximize your potential book sales and increase your name recognition.

Box Set Strategy: Methodology and Lessons Learned
Speakers: Laurie Cooper (@CooperLaurie)
The founder of Pub-Craft discuss methodology and lessons learned when authors have the goal of hitting the USA Todayand/or New York Times best-seller lists with a boxed set.

How to Power Up and Protect Your Brand
Speakers: Angie Fox (@AngieFoxauthor), Jeannie Lin (@JeannieLin), and Shawntelle Madison (@Shawntelle)
A panel of authors discuss four key components that many writers don’t consider until it’s too late. The panel will address control of your online presence, having a plan for how you present yourself online, strategies to protect your brand when working with a team, and what to do if things go wrong.

Making the Right Publishing Choice: The Big Five, Indie, or Hybrid. Which Publishing Option Is Right for You?
Speakers: Anne Barton (@AnneBarton), Valerie Bowman (@ValerieGBowman), Erin Knightley (@ErinKnightley), Ashlyn Macnamara (@ashlyn_mac), Erica O’Rourke (@Erica_ORourke), Sara Ramsey (@Sara_Ramsey), and Maya Rodale (@mayarodale)
Seven panelists share their publishing experiences and have a Q&A to help authors make informed decisions about publishing options. The panelists represent all of the “big five” publishing houses as well as Kensington, indie, and hybrid.

Working with an Independent Publicist
Speakers: Jennifer Fusco (@JenniferAFusco), Lori Handeland (@nightcreatures), and Tawny Weber (@TawnyWeber)
Join two New York Times best-selling authors and their freelance publicist for an in-depth discussion of the author and publicist working relationship.

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INscribe (hearts) Romance

By Kelly Peterson, Director of Client Services, & Larry Norton, SVP of Business Development

We are excited to be attending the Romance Writers of America (RWA) Conference in NYC, July 23-25! We always look forward to re-connecting with current clients and meeting new people who may be interested in working with us to grow their book sales.11150977_836575916378107_891080117547018126_n

INscribe Digital works with a select and curated set of published authors. Our expertise and service offerings help to streamline their publishing workflows and maximize their marketing opportunities leading to higher book sales. We see the greatest success with authors who have a proven track record of sales in eBooks and/or physical books, and who have a passion for expanding their readership and are actively engaged in the strategic planning and marketing processes of their catalog.

We hope you will visit our booth on Friday between 1-5pm. We have some fun giveaways for you and want to meet you to learn more about how we can work together.

We also hope that you will join us for Kelly’s panel discussion, How to Create Romance eBook Bestsellers on Friday, July 24 at 11am. Kelly is moderating the panel, which includes Mark Lefebvre Director of Self-Publishing and Author Relations at Kobo, Tobly McSmith, Manager of eBook Sales at HarperCollins, and Kristina Radke, Publisher Liaison and Communications Manager for NetGalley.

The discussion will focus on maximizing eBook sales by making the most of promotional opportunities with online retailers, as well as new digital marketing tools. The group will explore effective strategies for publishers who want to strengthen their presence and relationships with the major retailers.

Actionable tips will include how to make the most of pre-orders, featured and seasonal merchandizing opportunities, price promotions, and targeted e-mails, as well as how to use links inside the book, galley giveaways, and other promotions to boost your eBook sales from 5% to 25%.

We look forward to attending many of the RWA Workshops, particularly those focused on the careers of authors and how they are approaching decisions relating to independent vs. traditional publishing. We work with many authors who are finding great success in a hybrid model of publishing so this is particularly relevant. In particular, we plan to sit in on sessions such as:

  • Which Track Is for You: Indie, Traditional, or Hybrid?
  • Surviving Hybrid: How to Handle the Best (and Worst) of Both Worlds
  • Writing Is Big Business! Are You Ready?RWA
  • Self-Publishing 101: A Primer
  • Q&A: Everything You Want to Know about Self-Publishing with Barbara Freethy and Bella Andre
  • Surviving Self-Publishing When the Success Is Slow to Come
  • Cover Art That Makes Readers Click
  • Write to Success
  • Beyond Business: Taking the Agency/Author Relationship into the New Era

We hope to hear sharp insight from panelists who have successful experience with these decisions so that we can share that information with our clients.

At INscribe, we have a real passion for marketing our clients’ titles and so we are also really excited about several of the marketing workshops, including:

  • Blog Your Way to Bigger Sales
  • Box Set Strategy: Methodology and Lessons Learned
  • How to Power Up and Protect Your Brand
  • Making the Right Publishing Choice: The Big Five, Indie, or Hybrid. Which Publishing Option Is Right for You?
  • Working with an Independent Publicist

We think these sessions will give us great new ideas about how to help independent authors maximize their marketing efforts and grow their sales. We know that romance authors are some of the best experimenters out there and we love how the community so generously shares best practices!

See you in New York!

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INscribe’s Summer of Conference Romance

by Kelly Peterson, Director, Client Services

It has been a great whirlwind summer, and now INscribe Digital is looking forward to RWA 2015 in NYC. Kelly Peterson, Director of Client Services will be attending the show, along with Larry Norton, SVP Business Development. This will be the second Romance conference of the season, as Kelly was also at the Romantic Times Booklovers Convention back in May. Here are her biggest takeaways from RT to bring to NYC:

1. Facebook ads aren’t always worth it. The secret to getting the most bang for your buck is with an uber targeted approach. ie Focus on “fans of Twilight” or “women between the ages of 24-32″ who are also “residents of 90210″.The uber targeted approach

 

2. Sample chapters in the back of your book are huge up-sell tools. Even better, add retailer specific buy links. Turn your book into a one-click shopping experience to maximize your sales, especially within a series.7-13-2015-11-44-25-AM-b8f6

3. If you publish Print-On-Demand files, you need to think local to grow global. While digital is a global marketplace it is even more important not to ignore your local booksellers. Forge positive relationships and they will pay it forward by supporting your titles and putting them directly into new readers’ hands.

4. Retailers are your biggest advocates. INscribe clients had the opportunity to meet with iBooks merchandising reps in a cozy conversational setting in Dallas. And we look forward to hosting another iBooks meeting for our clients at RWA as well.IMG_8032 (1)

We are looking forward to turning up the heat with more romance in NYC at RWA! RWA

 

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Weekly Best Sellers: Week of June 22

We’re excited to introduce you to the first in our new series, Weekly Best Sellers. Each week we will share our top ten titles for the previous week.

This week we’re seeing a lot of grand-slammers: Bloomsbury Publishing came in the top spots with hot new releases by John Green and Sarah J. Maas. Charisma House leaped in at #6 and #5 with Jonathan Cahn’s series The Harbinger and The Mystery of the Shemitah, respectively. Bestselling romance author Karin Tabke climbed her way to #7 with her wildly popular The Chronicles of Katrina. When’s the best time to visit Hawaii? Anytime! Wizard Publications, Inc. takes our last two spots with Maui Revealed and Hawaii The Big Island Revealed!

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#1. A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas
Bloomsbury USA Children’s Books
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“When nineteen-year-old huntress Feyre kills a wolf in the woods, a beast-like creature arrives to demand retribution for it. Dragged to a treacherous magical land she only knows about from legends, Feyre discovers that her captor is not an animal, but Tamlin-one of the lethal, immortal faeries who once ruled their world. As she dwells on his estate, her feelings for Tamlin transform from icy hostility into a fiery passion that burns through every lie and warning she’s been told about the beautiful, dangerous world of the Fae. But an ancient, wicked shadow over the faerie lands is growing, and Feyre must find a way to stop it . . . or doom Tamlin-and his world-forever. Perfect for fans of Kristen Cashore and George R. R. Martin, this first book in a sexy and action-packed new series is impossible to put down!”

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#2. The Whites by Harry Brandt
Bloomsbury
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Every cop has a personal ‘White': a criminal who got away with murder – or worse – and was able to slip back into life, leaving the victim’s family still seeking justice, the cop plagued by guilt. Back in the 1990s, Billy Graves was one of the Wild Geese: a tight-knit crew of young mavericks, fresh to police work and hungry for justice, looking out for each other and their ‘family’ of neighbourhood locals. But then Billy made some bad headlines by accidentally shooting a ten-year-old boy while bringing down an angel-dusted berserker in the street. Branded a loose cannon, he spent years in one dead-end posting after another. Now he has settled into his role as sergeant in the Night Watch, content simply to do his job and go home to his family. But when he is called to the 4 a.m. stabbing of a man in Penn Station, Billy discovers the victim is the ‘White’ of one of his oldest friends, a former member of the Wild Geese, who is now retired. As the past comes crashing into the present, the Wild Geese seemingly rise from the dead, and the bad old run-and-gun days of the 90s are back with a vengeance. Richard Price, writing for the first time under the pen-name of Harry Brandt, is one of America’s most gifted novelists. He has always written brilliantly about New York City, and this electrifying novel – fast-moving and stripped to the bone – marks a heart-stopping new departure.”

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#3. Paper Towns by John Green
Bloomsbury Children’s Books
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“Who is the real Margo? Quentin Jacobsen has spent a lifetime loving the magnificently adventurous Margo Roth Spiegelman from afar. So when she cracks open a window and climbs into his life – dressed like a ninja and summoning him for an ingenious campaign of revenge – he follows. After their all-nighter ends and a new day breaks, Q arrives at school to discover that Margo, always an enigma, has now become a mystery. She has disappeared. Q soon learns that there are clues in her disappearance . . . and they are for him. Trailing Margo’s disconnected path across the USA, the closer Q gets, the less sure he is of who he is looking for.”

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#4. Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell by Susanna Clarke
Bloomsbury USA
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“Susanna Clarke’s brilliant novel is an utterly compelling, epic tale of nineteenth-century England and the way two very different magicians, who, as teacher and pupil and then as rivals, emerge to change its history. In the year 1806, in the throes of the Napoleonic Wars, most people believe magic to be dead in England–until the reclusive Mr. Norrell of Hurtfew Abbey reveals his powers and becomes a celebrity overnight. Soon, another magician emerges; the young, handsome, and daring Jonathan Strange. He becomes Norrell’s student, and the two join forces in the war against France. But as Strange is increasingly drawn to the wildest, most perilous forms of magic, he risks sacrificing not only his friendship with Norrell, but everything else that he holds dear. An international bestseller published in 31 countries, Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell is a tour de force that has captured the imagination of readers worldwide.”

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#5. The Mystery of the Shemitah by Jonathan Cahn
Charisma House
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“The book you can’t afford NOT to read. It is already affecting your life… And it WILL affect your future! Is it possible that there exists a three-thousand-year-old mystery that… · Has been determining the course of your life without your knowing it? · Foretells current events before they happen? · Revealed the dates and the hours of the greatest crashes in Wall Street history before they happened? · Determined the timing of 9/11? · Lies behind the rise of America to global superpower… and its fall? · Has forecast the rising and falling of the world’s stock market throughout modern times? · Lies behind world wars and the collapse of nations, world powers, and empires? · Holds key to what lies ahead for the world and for your life? · And much more….”

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#6. The Harbinger by Jonathan Cahn
Charisma House
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“Is it possible… That there exists an ancient mystery that holds the secret of America’s future? That this mystery lies behind everything from 9/11 to the collapse of the global economy? That ancient harbingers of judgment are now manifesting in America? That God is sending America a prophetic message of what is yet to come? Before its end as a nation, there appeared in ancient Israel nine specific warnings and omens of national destruction These same nine Harbingers are now manifesting in America with profound ramifications for America’s future and end-time prophecy. Hidden in an ancient biblical prophecy from Isaiah, the mysteries revealed in The Harbinger are so precise that they foretell recent American events down to the exact days the 3,000-year-old mystery that revealed the exact date of the stock market collapse of 2008 the ancient prophecy that was proclaimed from the floor of the US Senate and then came trueand more. The revelations are so specific that even the most hardened skeptic will find it hard to put down. Though it sounds like the plot of a Hollywood thriller IT’S REAL. The prophetic mysteries are factual but revealed through a riveting narrative the reader will find hard to put down. The Harbinger opens with the appearance of a man burdened with a message he has received from a mysterious figure called The Prophet. The Prophet has given him nine seals, each containing a message about America s future. As he tells of his encounters with the Prophet, from a skyscraper in New York City, to a rural mountaintop, to Capitol Hill, to Ground Zero, the mystery behind each seal is revealed. As the story unfolds, each revelation becomes another piece in a larger and larger puzzle, the ramifications of which are, even now, altering the course of America and the world.”

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#7. The Chronicles of Katrina  by Karin Tabke
Karin Tabke LLC
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“”Tabke’s edgy and delicious tales hold a top spot on my must-read list!” —Sylvia Day THE DARE Dr. Katrina Winslow has always known who she is: an elite scientist, a certifiable genius and ultra-reserved when it comes to love and relationships. So when a simple game of truth or dare offers the cool doctor the opportunity to shed her lab coat and glasses and put on a pair of sexy stilettos, she accepts the dare. But will shedding her inhibitions fulfill her every desire and help her discover if she can be truly daring or will it cost her everything? Two men, one a sexy stranger, and a night of no holds barred passion. DOUBLE DARE Since The Dare that changed her life, Dr. Katrina Winslow has hooked up, broken up, hooked up again, and run like hell, but her drama’s just getting started. Not only does she lose her job, but unpredictable and sexy-as-hell cop Simon insists they have fantasies left to explore. Simon’s a man who gets what he wants and he’s got Katy in his green-eyed crosshairs. Though Katy runs from him, she’s never further away than his fingertips, something he proves when he sexts her a provocative double dare. Will the prim and proper scientist resist the sexy cop’s thrilling texts? Or will she allow Simon to strip her bare and guide her closer and closer to what she truly desires? THE TRUTH Since meeting the enigmatic Simon, Katrina Winslow’s life has been one roller coaster ride after another. Deep down, she’s certain the man who rocks her world in bed just might be the one to save her career and earn her love. But with not just one but two women pulling him away, Kat fears the man with all the answers will never give her the most important one–that he’s hers and hers alone. Despite the secrets he must keep, Simon’s determined to help Katrina fight her battles and keep her close. She’s the most important woman to him, but she’s not the only one in his life. He’s already given his Cinderella back her shoes; will he lose her heart when he tells her the truth? THE CONSEQUENCE They have been dared and doubled-dared, and they’ve flirted with the truth, but as Kat and Simon tumble deeper into their sexual odyssey, their love for one another blooms magnificent and fierce. Soon their love is threatened but Kat’s certain nothing can tear them apart. Then duty calls and Simon’s betrayal is revealed. Will Kat run again or will she finally stand and fight for her man?”

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#8. Heir of Fire by Sarah J. Maas
Bloomsbury USA Children’s Books
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“Celaena has survived deadly contests and shattering heartbreak—but at an unspeakable cost. Now, she must travel to a new land to confront her darkest truth . . . a truth about her heritage that could change her life—and her future—forever. Meanwhile, brutal and monstrous forces are gathering on the horizon, intent on enslaving her world. Will Celaena find the strength to not only fight her inner demons, but to take on the evil that is about to be unleashed? The bestselling series that has captured readers all over the world reaches new heights in this sequel to the New York Times best-selling Crown of Midnight. Packed with heart-pounding action, fierce new characters, and swoon-worthy romance, this third book will enthrall readers from start to finish.”

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#9. Maui Revealed by Andrew Doughty
Wizard Publications, Inc.
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“”The finest guidebook ever written for Maui. Now you can plan your best vacation—ever. This all new sixth edition is a candid, humorous guide to everything there is to see and do on the island. Best-selling author and longtime Hawai‘i resident, Andrew Doughty, unlocks the secrets of an island so lush and diverse that many visitors never realize all that it has to offer. Explore with him as he reveals breathtaking trails, secluded beaches, pristine reefs, delicious places to eat, colorful craters, hidden waterfalls and so much more. This book and a rental car are all you need to discover what makes Maui so exciting.”

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#10. Hawaii The Big Island Revealed by Andrew Doughty
Wizard Publications, Inc.
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“”The finest guidebook ever written for the Big Island. Now you can plan your best vacation—ever. This all new seventh edition is a candid, humorous guide to everything there is to see and do on the Big Island. Best-selling author and longtime Hawai‘i resident, Andrew Doughty, unlocks the secrets of an island so vast and diverse that many visitors never realize all that it has to offer. Explore with him as he reveals breathtaking trails, secluded beaches, pristine reefs, delicious places to dine, relaxing resorts, an active volcano and so much more. Every restaurant, activity provider, business and resort is reviewed personally and anonymously. This book and a rental car are all you need to discover what makes the Big Island so exciting.”

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