2024: Your Year of More: Plan Your Goals and Invest Your Efforts
Noah William Smith
In his groundbreaking digital book, Noah William Smith offers a wealth of insights, thought-provoking questions, and self-reflective exercises to help readers unlock their full potential and make 2024 their year of more. If you’re ready to take your life to the next level, this book is your roadmap to success.
The Birth of a Radical
Clifton Reive Whitley Jr.
Clifton Reive Whitley Jr.’s captivating memoir traces his extraordinary journey from a semi-handicapped child to a combat hero decorated with triple Bronze Stars. Through a series of poignant and inspiring anecdotes, Whitley reveals the transformative experiences that shaped his character and led him to become a beacon of resilience and courage.
The Book of Change
Richard H. Carson
In this groundbreaking work, Richard H. Carson presents a comprehensive analysis of seven decades of organizational change management models. Drawing on a vast body of research, Carson unveils the essential elements that drive successful change initiatives, providing invaluable insights for leaders and change agents alike.
The Bubble that Broke the Bank: Survival Strategies for Navigating the Real Estate Crash, 2008–2026
Charles S. Herrera
Charles S. Herrera’s meticulously researched book delves into the intricacies of the 2008 real estate crash and its far-reaching consequences. Herrera offers a detailed examination of the events leading up to the crisis, the subsequent fallout, and the strategies individuals and organizations can employ to navigate similar economic downturns in the future.
Complete Guide for Infant Feeding: Grow Healthily and Happily
Nelson Spinetti’s comprehensive guide equips parents and caregivers with essential knowledge and practical guidelines for infant feeding. From calculating a baby’s physiological stomach size to preventing gastroesophageal reflux, Spinetti covers a wide range of topics to ensure proper growth, hydration, and nutrition for infants.
The Dog Life Coach: Lessons in Love and Life
Alison Hatton’s heartwarming book explores the profound lessons we can learn from our canine companions. Through a series of touching anecdotes and insightful observations, Hatton reveals how dogs possess remarkable qualities that can inspire us to lead more fulfilling and joyful lives.
Henrietta Dixon-Collier’s inspiring tale celebrates the power of individual talent and the transformative impact it can have on others. This captivating story showcases how one person’s dream can ignite a chain of positive actions, leading to remarkable outcomes for all involved.
Eat, Fuck, (Write About) Murder
Gina Tron’s witty and entertaining novel follows the journey of a crime writer who travels to Sicily to mend a broken heart and finds herself entangled in a thrilling murder mystery. With its clever plot twists and vibrant setting, this book promises a captivating read that will keep readers on the edge of their seats.
Europe with Two Kids and a Van: Travel Memoir and Guide (50th anniversary Ed.)
Sher Davidson’s travel memoir and guidebook invites readers to embark on an unforgettable journey through 10 European countries in a van with two young children. Filled with captivating stories, practical tips, and stunning photographs, this 50th anniversary edition is a must-read for adventurous families seeking unique travel experiences.
Extraordinary You: How to Claim Extraordinary Happiness Amid the Most Ordinary Places in Life
Agnes Oh’s thought-provoking book explores the essence of happiness and guides readers on a journey to discover their true selves and unlock extraordinary joy in the ordinary moments of life. Through a combination of personal anecdotes and practical exercises, Oh reveals the secrets to living a fulfilling and contented life.
Fiercely Joyful: 11 Keys to Living Authentically & Creating a Life You Love
Natasha Craig Durkins
Natasha Craig Durkins’ inspiring guidebook empowers readers to cultivate fierce joy and create a life aligned with their purpose. Drawing on her own experiences and extensive research, Durkins offers 11 key strategies for embracing authenticity, overcoming obstacles, and achieving personal fulfillment.
Happy AF: Simple Strategies to Get Unstuck, Bounce Back, and Live Your Best Life
Beth Romero’s uplifting book provides a roadmap to happiness through easy-to-follow exercises and practical advice. Romero encourages readers to maximize their potential, overcome challenges, and live their best lives by choosing happiness and adopting a positive mindset.
Hurdles: Surviving Difficult Times
Ric Vandett’s insightful book offers a common-sense approach to identifying and overcoming obstacles that hinder happiness. With humor, personal anecdotes, and thought-provoking analogies, Vandett guides readers on a journey of personal growth and resilience, empowering them to navigate difficult times and emerge stronger.
July in August
Maryjo Paradis-Smith’s poignant novel delves into the complex life of 12-year-old July Krativitz, who struggles to cope with her drug-addicted mother and the challenges of growing up in a dysfunctional family. July’s resilience and determination shine through as she navigates her tumultuous circumstances and searches for a sense of stability and belonging.
Losing Dad, Paranoid Schizophrenia: A Family’s Search for Hope (10th Anniversary Ed.)
In this updated and expanded edition of her acclaimed memoir, Amanda LaPera chronicles her family’s heart-wrenching journey as they grapple with their father’s descent into paranoid schizophrenia. LaPera’s raw and honest account sheds light on the devastating impact of mental illness on both the individual and their loved ones, while offering a message of hope and resilience.
Tough and Competent: Leadership and Team Chemistry
Eugene F. Kranz
Eugene F. Kranz, the legendary leader of NASA’s mission operations, shares his insights into the art of effective leadership and team building. Kranz draws on his decades of experience at NASA, including his pivotal role in the Apollo 13 mission, to provide valuable lessons on how to create a high-performing team, overcome challenges, and achieve extraordinary results.
Unstick Your Mind: Shift Your Mindset, Develop Grit & Break Barriers
Mimika Cooney’s empowering guide reveals the secrets that elite athletes, CEOs, and high achievers use to shift their mindsets, develop grit, and break through any barrier. Through a combination of personal stories, practical exercises, and cutting-edge research, Cooney provides a step-by-step roadmap to overcoming self-limiting beliefs, building resilience, and unleashing your full potential.
Seed of Simon
Michael Goings’ thought-provoking novel explores the spiritual journey of a young African American man who experiences recurring dreams of the suffering of Christ. As he grapples with his faith, identity, and place in the world, the protagonist embarks on a quest for meaning and understanding, ultimately discovering the transformative power of love and compassion.
You Are Not Perfect the Way You Are: 11 Keys to Master Your Life
Dave Lanyon’s practical guide draws on the wisdom of Hermetics to provide a step-by-step approach to self-mastery and personal transformation. With 11 key strategies, Lanyon empowers readers to understand themselves better, overcome challenges, and create a life aligned with their true purpose.
The Adventures of Little Skippy
Sonnie White’s charming children’s book introduces readers to Skippy, a young mule deer fawn, as he faces the challenges of a harsh winter storm. With vibrant illustrations and a heartwarming story, this book teaches children about the importance of family, resilience, and the beauty of the natural world.
Suzanne Vlamis’ stunning photography book showcases the endangered species and natural habitats of Antarctica, raising awareness of the urgent need for conservation and advocacy. Through breathtaking images and informative text, Vlamis brings the beauty and vulnerability of this unique ecosystem to life, inspiring readers to take action to protect it.
Baby Baby Baby: In the Car
Jodi Dee, co-illus. by Sogand Seydjoo
Jodi Dee’s delightful picture book captures the frustrations and joys of a toddler’s car ride. With simple, rhythmic text and vibrant illustrations, this book perfectly portrays the challenges of keeping a little one entertained during a long journey, and the special bond between parent and child.
The Beauty of a Spiral
Beth Maddaleni’s captivating novel follows the journey of Madz Monroe, a figure skater who discovers a hidden world of suffering and unsung heroes during a medical apocalypse. As she rediscovers herself and her purpose, Madz learns the true meaning of beauty and resilience in the face of adversity.
Michelle Urra, illus. by Wathmi de Zoysa
Michelle Urra’s imaginative children’s book introduces a new kind of zombie girl who challenges traditional notions of what it means to be undead. With colorful illustrations and a fun-loving protagonist, this book teaches children about the importance of individuality, acceptance, and embracing differences.
L.S. Delorme’s dystopian novel transports readers to a world where missteps can lead to possession, rape, or explosion. Seventeen-year-old Amelie navigates this treacherous landscape, fighting for survival and searching for a glimmer of hope in a world consumed by fear and oppression.
Coloring the Rainbow: A Story About the Power of Connection
Catherine Rose, illus. by Jeffery Dale
Catherine Rose’s heartwarming children’s book celebrates the power of diversity and connection. When children from different backgrounds share their unique talents, they create a magical adventure that teaches them the importance of friendship, understanding, and embracing differences.
Desert Friends: Travels with the Pack
Linda Harkey, illus. by Mike Minick
Linda Harkey’s inspiring picture book follows a group of desert animals as they embark on a journey together. Through their adventures, they learn the value of friendship, courage, unity, and individuality, showcasing the beauty of diversity and the strength of teamwork.
Don’t Be Mean to 13
Douglas Harris, illus. by YipJar
Douglas Harris’ educational children’s book explores the ancient roots of popular superstitions while encouraging critical thinking and evidence-based reasoning. With engaging illustrations and a friendly protagonist, this book teaches children to question beliefs, challenge assumptions, and embrace a scientific approach to understanding the world.
Freckles Finds a Forever Home
Renee’ Servello’s heartwarming children’s book tells the story of a little rabbit named Freckles who longs for a real family and home. With determination and a positive attitude, Freckles embarks on a journey to find his forever home, learning valuable lessons about friendship, love, and the importance of never giving up on your dreams.
I Love You 10! Love that Counts
Ruth Baird’s charming picture book captures the essence of a child’s love for their family. On the day of a family party, a little one sets out to find 10 different ways to express their love, counting each one on their fingers. With playful illustrations and a heartwarming message, this book celebrates the special bond between family members.
Imagine Song: A Story About the Kindred Connection Between a Child, an Instrument, and an Imagination
Melissa Campesi, illus. by Jane R. Shore
Melissa Campesi’s enchanting children’s book follows the journey of Melody, a young girl who discovers the gift of songwriting. With the help of her magical violin, Melody embarks on a musical adventure, learning the power of imagination, self-expression, and the joy of sharing her creativity with the world.
The Last Football Player
John Blossom’s thought-provoking children’s book explores the future of football in a world where artificial intelligence and technology have transformed the game. When Dude’s father bans football, he and his techie friends use their creativity and ingenuity to find new ways to enjoy the sport, showcasing the importance of innovation, problem-solving, and embracing change.
Little Mountain, Big Trouble
Chris Norbury’s inspiring children’s book tells the story of a young boy with a big dream. Despite facing obstacles and challenges, the boy never gives up on his aspirations. With determination and the support of his friends, he overcomes adversity and achieves his goals, teaching children the importance of perseverance, resilience, and believing in themselves.
Making Way: Sailing into the Revolutionary Storm
Dick Farkas, illus. by M.A. Papanek-Miller
Dick Farkas’ gripping historical novel transports readers to the turbulent times of the American Revolution. A group of young characters navigate the challenges and uncertainties of war, searching for their place in a world turned upside down. Through their experiences, they learn the importance of courage, unity, and fighting for what they believe in.
Monkey-House Mouse and the Storytime Zoo
Terri Tatchell, illus. by Tina Perko
Terri Tatchell’s delightful children’s book introduces Mouse, the resident storyteller at the zoo. With her unique ability to captivate animals and humans alike, Mouse weaves enchanting tales that transport her audience to magical worlds. Through her stories, she teaches children the importance of imagination, friendship, and the power of words.
Mr. Daisy: A Low Fantasy Slice of Life Novel
M. Vattic’s heartwarming novel tells the story of Mr. Daisy, a giant, buff substitute teacher with a talking godlike flower growing out of his head. In a small town filled with quirky characters, Mr. Daisy embarks on a journey of self-discovery and forgiveness, learning to accept his past and embrace the present. With a touch of humor and a cast of unforgettable characters, this novel celebrates the beauty of human connection and the power of redemption.
Our Lives in Between
Billie Kowalewski’s captivating sci-fi novel explores the concept of alternate realities and the choices we make. When a woman discovers that the life she thought was real was actually a lie, she embarks on a quest to uncover the truth about her existence. As she navigates a world of uncertainty and deception, she learns the importance of questioning assumptions, embracing change, and finding the courage to face the unknown.
Pancake the Cat: From Funny to Fearless
James Coleman, illus. by Lucy Pirogova
James Coleman’s charming children’s book follows the transformation of Pancake the cat, who is teased for his unusual appearance. Through a journey of self-discovery and acceptance, Pancake learns that true bravery comes from within. With vibrant illustrations and a heartwarming message, this book teaches children the importance of embracing differences, being kind to others, and finding the courage to be themselves.
The Ring Academy: The Trials of Imogene Sol
C.L. Walters’ thrilling middle-grade adventure novel follows Imogene Sol, a young girl who finds herself caught in a race against time to uncover the truth behind a series of mysterious events. As she navigates a world of secrets and danger, Imogene must rely on her wits, courage, and newfound friendships to overcome obstacles and protect her loved ones. With its fast-paced plot and relatable characters, this book will keep readers on the edge of their seats until the very end.
Rosa and Mee: An Inner-City Cinderella Story
Benjamin Goldstein’s heartwarming children’s book reimagines the classic Cinderella story in a modern-day inner-city setting. Rosa, a young girl with a big heart, finds herself trapped in a difficult situation, but with the help of her loyal friend Mee, she overcomes obstacles and discovers the true meaning of happiness. Through Rosa’s journey, children learn the importance of kindness, perseverance, and believing in themselves. With its colorful illustrations and engaging storytelling, this book is sure to capture the imaginations of young readers.
The Secret Life of Bears
Joann Slead, illus. by Mohamed Daamouche
Joann Slead’s charming children’s book introduces young readers to the secret life of bears. Through enchanting illustrations and playful storytelling, the book reveals the unique characteristics and behaviors of different bear species, including their love for honey, their hibernation habits, and their role in the ecosystem. With its engaging narrative and educational content, this book is perfect for inspiring a love of nature and animals in young minds.
The Snow Monster
Jodi Dee, co-illus. by Chandrani Das
Jodi Dee’s captivating children’s book takes readers on a thrilling adventure with Amia, a young girl who makes a wish on her ninth birthday. However, her wish has unexpected consequences, and she finds herself facing a mysterious snow monster. With courage and determination, Amia embarks on a quest to unravel the secrets of the snow monster and save her family. Filled with excitement, suspense, and a touch of magic, this book is sure to keep young readers enthralled from beginning to end.
William Fortenbaugh’s delightful collection of tiger cartoons brings a smile to the faces of readers of all ages. Featuring a cast of quirky and lovable tiger characters, these cartoons capture the essence of these magnificent creatures with humor and charm. Whether they’re playing pranks, enjoying a day at the zoo, or simply being themselves, these tigers are sure to entertain and amuse readers of all ages. Perfect for tiger lovers and cartoon enthusiasts alike, this collection is a must-have for anyone who appreciates a good laugh.
Who’s in Your Cloud?
DeAnn Martin’s engaging children’s book introduces young readers to the concept of cloud computing and its impact on our daily lives. Through the adventures of Zoe Grace, Lily Hope, and Rosie Faith, children learn about the different types of clouds, how they store and process data, and the importance of keeping their personal information safe online. With its vibrant illustrations and easy-to-understand explanations, this book is a fun and educational way to teach children about the digital world around them.