2018 Best Books: September Update

September 28, 2018

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“That old September feeling, left over from school days, of summer passing, vacation nearly done, obligations gathering, books and football in the air ... Another fall, another turned page: there was something of jubilee in that annual autumnal beginning, as if last year's mistakes had been wiped clean by summer.” 

― Wallace Stegner

1 Because of Ann

Because of Ann

Kelvin Ossai | Fiction

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Kelvin Ossai is a newbie in school. He just started school in a Nigerian polytechnic. He finds it easy and interesting until he dabbles into politics. The politics is done the Nigerian way and his friend, Ann is kidnapped. A lot of trauma, trouble, fights and chaos ensue because of that. See what happens in the book.

2 Who Waits For Love?

Who Waits For Love?

Kelsey Park | Romance

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For Zara, single life was a nightmare. She never thought she'd find her one. Little did she know that her short vacation to Pohang would make her a very popular girl thanks to MinSeok, who would flip her world upside down. Book 5 from the XO Book Series. Written by Kelsey Park inspired by Xiumin of EXO.

3 Cruel World

Cruel World

Albert Ball | Politics

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What kind of world have we created? Increasing numbers of us live in fear of losing our homes and jobs, many forced to rely on charity for food. Many of us live destitute on the streets, and no-one seems to care. Many more live in poor countries where lack of clean water and basic sanitation kills millions every year. Then there are the environmental dangers that we face, above all climate change, which is well able to kill us all. Yet in the midst of all this some of us have wealth that can't be consumed in a thousand lifetimes. This book presents the results of an exploration into these concerns by someone who is deeply disturbed by them; who has discovered how and why they have arisen, and proposes ways out of the mess that we have created. Free for Kindle on Amazon US & UK sites

4 The Last Ancestor

The Last Ancestor

John Francis Kinsella | Drama

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Scott Fitznorman is an international dealer in Asian and Tribal Art with his galleries in London and Paris. He and Kate Lundy set off for Borneo in search of valuable ethnic art and the heirlooms of the tribal peoples living in the longhouses in the mountainous regions of Sarawak. They make a startling discovery and a scientific expedition sets out to explore the traces of human ancestors deep in the rain forests of Borneo. Scott’s research leads him into an adventure in the history of human origins, crisscrossing the planet in search of explanations, as a wave of violence wracks Indonesia caught up in the throes of an insurrectionist crisis.

5 Claire Takes On The Galaxy

Claire Takes On The Galaxy

M S Lawson | Sci-fi Fantasy

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Fleeing the wedding day from hell and her mother Claire Williams enlists in the Stellar Marine Corps, and finds herself fighting for the freedom of the Federated Earth colony of Devil's Pit with the help of an exiled bank robber and his adopted daughter. Exiled criminal James, for his part, has to win the heart of the marine, as well as uncover a deadly conspiracy among the marine officers.  

6 Shall We Dance

Shall We Dance

Joana A Park | Romance

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Once a Ballerina, always a Ballerina. No Matter What. Camilla's dream was to be a dancer but the odds were against her until Kai came into her life and made all her dreams come true. Book 4 of the XO Book Series. Written by Joana A Park inspired by Kai.

7 Author Of Pain: Minor Mayhem

Author Of Pain: Minor Mayhem

David Dwan | Horror-Gothic

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Someone was after career criminal Larry McCulloch, but for Larry that was nothing new. Down through the decades he had amassed a quite remarkable number of enemies on both sides of the law. But this time it was different. Almost overnight that list, which had at its height reached three figures, had now been reduced to just one. And it wasn’t someone; it was something that wanted him in the most terrible of ways. Some of the hardest, cruelest criminals in Europe had been scared off their pursuit of Larry. And all because of one double cross too many.

8 The Giants- A New Species

The Giants- A New Species

L.Lavender | Fiction

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The Giants-A New Species kicks off with Sal Williams a Teenager in the city of Strong Edge. He is a Giant- A superhuman with alien DNA. He finds others like him and his life takes a violent direction. It's a story filled with twists and turns where nothing is what it seems. Blood, murder, love, betrayal, aliens. The book was inspired by "A Clockwork Orange" and the theories of Charles Darwin. This is the first volume in the series about The Giants.

9 Beauty in a Scorched Land

Beauty in a Scorched Land

Kelvin Bueckert, Charlene Constant, Janice Constan | Short Stories

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3 Stories. 2 Continents. 1 Message. So different, so much the same... Samuel and Rob are two young men, living in two different worlds with strangely similar thoughts of romance. Can they overcome their internal secrets and the external threats of war? Will they successfully raise a family? Follow two intertwining stories through three dramatic, humorous, and sometimes horrifying episodes.Can you face the truth? Will the truth change you? Written to raise awareness of poverty and its effects, Beauty in a Scorched Land also features a selection of color photographs by Charlene Constant. Charlene is a nurse who spent some time working in Africa and also shares some insights she gleaned from personal experiences. As an extra bonus, a short story by Janice Constant is also included

10 One Year of Life

One Year of Life

K J Tesar | Fiction

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This first full length novel by K J Tesar relates the different interpretations of the relationship between the two main protaganists, and also those of their friends, and families. The story is narrated through each person's perspective, and we find that rarely are they in the mindset that the others believe. A terrible tragedy strikes one of the main protaganists, changing everything, and leading to a heart breaking conclusion. Many of the others also go through much upheaval in their lives, although along with the serious situations that they all face, there is always a great vein of humour running through the novel. It is a story of people misunderstanding each other, although coming together when forced to by the heavy weight of great burdens.

11 Letting go of Pain

Letting go of Pain

Chariss K. Walker | Body & Spirit

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A simple reminder that we must let go in order to move forward. This book shares many ideas and concepts to help you let go of a painful past and rid yourself of the weight of those burdens. Allow yourself to move forward towards your current hopes and dreams. Plus, a bonus excerpt from A Beginner's Guide to Releasing Trapped Emotions (Going Deeper, Book 1). Chariss K. Walker, M.Msc., an award-winning author, writes fiction and nonfiction books with a metaphysical message. All of her books are sold worldwide in eBook, paperback, and many are in large print. To learn more about the author, visit her website: chariss.com.

12 Linked

Linked

Rob Scott | Fiction

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Millennials would rather be fired over defending something they believe as fair than to compromise on something they feel is not fair. It is the most peculiar thing, and I feel strangely guilty yet proud of them for it. They are stronger than the exhausted executives give them credit for. When they win, they will prove that fairness is the prescription to cure their governing disorder.