Things You Need to Know to Get in the Swim! Before You Jump In, Read This! “Lilly & Little Nick Swim Safely at the Pool” by Elizabeth Kennedy.
This engaging, rhyming children’s book includes a delightful story that emphasizes safety, a friendly guide for parents, as well as interactive activity pages to reinforce swimming pool safety.
Author Elizabeth Kennedy wrote the book because as a swimming instructor, she hears about horrific tales of drownings or near drownings involving small children that should have been avoided. She wants to introduce children to basic, easy-to-remember tips, and to characters that will help them remember water safety, while also developing a healthy respect of water. “When it was finished, I was extremely excited that I have a way to help families, and this simple story and information will truly help young children everywhere,” she says.
In the story, Lilly accompanies her mother and younger brother, Little Nick, to the swimming pool on a hot summer day. But before the fun can begin, Lilly and her brother must learn the rules of the pool, because swimming is a lot more fun when everyone is safe. Everybody More >
Who Will She Follow Into Battle in Exciting Sci-Fi Adventure? “Untouchable” by Christine Kellogg.
Life is about to change for Catherine. When she turns 18, she is expected to become leader of the World of Light. But there are those in the Dark World wanting to steal her paranormal powers as she approaches her birthday. This compelling science fiction novel pits light against dark in a fight that builds to a stunning climax.
At 17, Catherine is in love with James, an “imaginary” man who exists only in her seemingly real dreams. She has known him since she was six years old. James is her sworn protector, but because he can’t tell her everything, he has her questioning her sanity. Catherine’s powers begin to grow. She can hear telepathic conversations, can moves things without touching them, and can stop time with just a thought. When a boy named Casey moves to town, Catherine is intrigued, and allows herself to try for a normal relationship. But there is nothing normal about Casey. He has powers similar to hers, and being around him has a sickening effect on her.
While trying to let go of her fantasy life with James, Catherine finds More >
“The Bermuda Triangle Islamic Perspective: Within the Context of Bermuda Muslim History” by Wayne Lonnie Brown
How Are the Bermuda Triangle and Islam Related? Find Out in This Powerful Historical Book on the Country and the Religion. “The Bermuda Triangle Islamic Perspective: Within the Context of Bermuda Muslim History” by Wayne Lonnie Brown.
Wayne Lonnie Brown wrote The Bermuda Triangle Islamic Perspective: Within the Context of Bermuda Muslim History to set the record straight.
It offers a new perspective of untold proportions. Like his first book, published in 1999, The Historical Roots of Proper Islamic Governance in Bermuda, this is a history book. It clarifies points made in the first book, but more importantly, answers questions about the Bermuda Triangle that are continuously asked by Muslims the world over, both by the Ulama as well as ordinary Muslims, and also by non-Muslims.
He says, “No one prior to me has discovered the answers I relate in this book about the Bermuda Triangle. The so-called mystery is solved by me, a Bermudian Muslim, and all praise is due to God. Why shouldn’t God’s mercy allow a Bermudian to discover something unique about Bermuda?”
THE BERMUDA TRIANGLE ISLAMIC PERSPECTIVE: WITHIN THE CONTEXT OF BERMUDA MUSLIM HISTORY (ISBN: 978-1-62516-824-5) More >
“Do You Understand the Bible?” by Lew Norris. If You Have Questions, This Book Has the Answers!
Written to help the layperson more easily understand the Bible, Lew Norris wrote this helpful guide. It also teaches how to apply the lessons in the Bible to everyday living.
The great themes of the Bible – creation, obedience, faith, hope, mercy, charity, and love – are all woven together from the beginning of Genesis to the end of The Revelation. Love, according to Christ, is the basis for all teaching and prophecy, and therefore is the foundation for Scripture.
If we can understand what the Bible is saying about these powerful topics, we can apply them in our daily activity so we can have happier, more productive lives. Do You Understand the Bible? Truly? If not, this is the book for you.
About the Author:
Lew Norris grew up in Atlanta, and retired in 2000 to St. Augustine, Florida, America’s oldest city, which was established in 1565. “It took many years for me to grasp that the apparent contradictions in the Bible only appeared that way because of my poor comprehension of its meaning. When I taught Sunday school, More >
“Libby: Ties that Bind Series (Volume 2)” by Fay Lamb, It’s What’s on the Inside that Counts.
Libby, a contemporary romance by author Fay Lamb, explores the way self-images can destroy our confidence, mirroring a distorted view of our lives, our personalities, our shortcomings, and even hiding our strengths. Libby Overstreet is a shy, sheltered soul who feels she’s unworthy of the love of Evan Carter. While Evan would love to get to know the beautiful Libby, he fears the monster his abusive father created, one filled with anger and rage. Lamb has brought back two lovable characters from her first novel in the series, Gideon and Charisse Tabor, whose matchmaking exploits bring both laughter and tears.
Lamb says, “Libby Overstreet is the character that resembles me the closest. It’s taken a lot of years, and quite possibly I’m still in the process, of learning that my view of myself is not what others see in me. I’m stronger and more capable than I ever thought possible. And Libby is all those things I could never see in myself. Yet, she’s blinded to the truth. She has the power to help a hurting man heal. It just so happens, More >
Nigerian Death Legends Come Alive in “Legend of the Walking Dead” by Joy Nwosu Lo-Bamijoko.
The world of the traditional Igbo society of Nigeria is a world in which the dead visit and interact easily with the living. It is also a world in which most of the time the living are at the mercy of the gods.
When 15-year-old Osondu goes missing, his mother searches for her son and faces the same fate. Now they are both missing. There is a thin line dividing the land of the living and the land of the dead, so thin that spirits from both lands coexist. And sometimes in the story, it is difficult to differentiate between the living and the dead. Both have bodies, with the living existing in their bodies, while the dead use borrowed bodies.
Legend of the Walking Dead: Igbo Mythologies is a fascinating journey into the mysteries of life and death of the Igbos. The book draws readers into the Igbo people’s ancient and traditional beliefs of life and death. You will be enthralled.
About the Author:
Now retired, Joy Nwosu Lo-Bamijoko of Nigeria was a music teacher trained in Santa Cecilia, Rome. She More >
Surviving the London Blitz Takes a Lad to Australia in the Epic Novel “Mystery Celebration” by Patricia Huckle.
With the sirens blaring, a terrified orphan dives into an underground bomb shelter during the London Blitz. So begins this true-to-life novel that takes readers from Joseph Beresford’s early childhood in war-torn London, to his years in a Catholic orphanage, and on to life in Australia.
After workers find the terrified young boy in the bomb shelter, Joseph spends a few months at the orphanage before being transported with other children by ship to Australia to survive the war. The resourceful lad escapes when he is 14, and goes on to work an assortment of jobs until he stumbles upon his ticket to financial success.
Joseph spends every waking moment amassing his fortune, but ends up alone with no one to inherit his millions. Once upon a time he fell in love with a woman he could never have, and is now searching for any children he has fathered. Will Joseph be able to make his life have meaning?
This historical novel touches on the tragedies of war, survival, and long-lost love.
MYSTERY CELEBRATION (ISBN: 978-1-62857-103-5) is now available for $18.50 and can be More >
Stunning Crime Novel Takes a Man to the Pits of Hell and Back in “Seeking Justice” by Chris Hinch.
Even a drug addict can seek justice when it was murder that shaped his life.
In the case of a burnt-out drug addict running for his life in Vancouver, British Columbia, the man is shot and left to bleed to death. Hospitalized for his injuries, he finds unexpected strength to finish what has become his purpose in life: Seeking Justice to punish his wife’s killer.
This recovering drug addict, whose strength and willpower surprises even himself, is determined to find and punish the criminal who ruined his life. The time has come to rely on the renewed quickness of his mind and the strength of his healing body.
We are all Seeking Justice, but few find it.
About the Author:
Born in Halifax, Chris Hinch is the manager of a furniture refinishing shop in Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada. He started writing poetry in 1986, and began writing a journal while in a recovery house in 1993 that became the basis of this novel. He is writing the sequel.
Go Fish! Welcome to the Wild World of Charlie and Felicity in “Charlie and Felicity Go Wild” by David Driscoll.
This highly imaginative kids’ adventure book tells about two fishcakes who meet on the river. Charlie is a well-dressed fishcake who wants to meet a well-dressed female fishcake.
After Charlie meets Felicity, everything just goes wild! The two take a canoe ride down the river, where they have a dangerous encounter with a crocodile. Charlie then takes on some elephants to rescue Felicity.
When a slippery snake sticks his nose into things, Charlie loses so much weight, his pants fall down! Felicity has a lot of fun bouncing on giant mushrooms, while Charlie falls asleep in the boat. Just then, hippos pop up and say hello.
Can you guess what happens next?
Go Wild and join Charlie and Felicity on the wildest river ride ever.
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Children’s Story Gives a Shout-Out to Grandmothers Everywhere in “Gramma’s ‘Jammas” by Jill Caprio-Scalera.
Gramma is the coolest lady around, according to her young grandson. But she is especially cool when they cuddle together on the couch, and she is wearing her soft, blue Gramma’s ‘Jammas.
This charming children’s story with its loving illustrations puts to rhyme the tale about the little boy who regularly visits with his grandmother. They do many things together, including walking her dogs, feeding birds, and even dancing. But what he cherishes most about his relationship with his Gramma is the time they spend cuddled up on the couch.
She wears her soft, flowery pajamas and reads books to him about bears.
When he notices that Gramma is no longer wearing these special pajamas, he asks himself, where are Gramma’s ‘Jammas? Gramma has a big surprise in store for him!
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About the Author:
First-time author, More >