2019 Best Books: October Update

October 31, 2019

The temperature is dropping, the nights are growing longer, and the pumpkin spice latte is back, and we’re ready for a new reading list to help you get cozy by the fire and pretty good read!

“In the entire circle of the year there are no days so delightful as those of a fine October.”

― Alexander Smith 

 
1 The Last Letter

The Last Letter

Boygene Borice | Romance

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Love is a language that few understand. This is not just another story of love, but what true love is when the unexpected happens.

2 Before I Failed

Before I Failed

Tomas Veres | Self-Improvement

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Tom Seed did it. From a dirty place surrounded by nothing to the blazing hot sunshine of Los Angeles. No more pain or poverty. Just a perfect life. His own business, his own car, his own house, money, lover. He had everything he ever wanted. At least he thought so. To see other men his age, living a different life to his, owning different things, spending time differently changed everything. It should have helped him, but it hurt him instead. Before I Failed is a story. A story of living somebody else’s life.

3 Star Trek: This Side of Darkness, Part Two

Star Trek: This Side of Darkness, Part Two

John Erik Ege | Sci-fi Fantasy

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The Universe is wrong, and it can't be righted. Garcia goes out of his way to put it back the way it was before blowing it up, even to the point of sacrificing his life. In sacrificing it, he discovers he saves it.This concludes the Garcia and Pathfinder stories.

4 Tales of Adventure With Nap Lapkin

Tales of Adventure With Nap Lapkin

Lance Manion | Humor

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Finally! All of the stories under one cover. Nap Lapkin, America’s top agent, respected and feared by every agency in Washington, is both a lover and fighter and so much more. And less. But mostly more. There can be no argument that this is the funniest book ever written. No argument whatsoever.

5 Authentic Self

Authentic Self

Frederick Edward Fabella | Self-Improvement

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This is a collection of articles that offer insights into people's everyday life struggles as well as current social realities. The author's articles have been featured in various websites based in different countries.

6 The True Meaning of Yoga

The True Meaning of Yoga

AiRAtmanInRavi | Philosophy

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Yoga is the key to unlock the ultimate goal of life - “Liberation”, but to do so, we must understand the true meaning of Yoga. We must bust the myth about Yoga that is circulating all around the world and discover the true meaning of Yoga. This book attempts to explain everything about Yoga, its actual meaning and significance, how it must be practised and how through Yoga, one can be liberated and experience ultimate Divine Peace and Bliss. Come let us discover the truth about Yoga. Yoga is not just moving your hands and legs,Yoga has a different Goal.Yoga is realizing we are not body and mind,Yoga discovers we are the Soul.

7 A Starlet is Born

A Starlet is Born

Maysam Yabandeh | Sci-fi Fantasy

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Green aliens, the original residents of the earth, are temporarily living in Greenovia, a planet at the edge of the great black hole. They are concerned that with the way humans are treating the planet, there might not be anything left of it when they will return. To figure why humans are not taking care of their planet, they send a spy to live on earth as a human being. The mission goes wrong, however, and disrupts the romantic life as we know it. The alien romance, however, turns to be a key in understanding the humans' plan for the environment.

8 How God Created the Universe

How God Created the Universe

W A Dunkley | Philosophy

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This book presents the view that the universe is not inexplicable and can be explained by metaphysical inquiry. Providing a provable solution to the central question of metaphysics (why does something exist?) is just the beginning of the explanation of the universe provided in this work. The book argues that this is achievable from a single first principle and incontrovertible fact along with a few other basic, universally acknowledged and self-evident facts. In addition to the metaphysical cosmology presented W A Dunkley presents the view that reason can provide the only successful foundation for the advocacy of freedom. Reason is the only path to freedom but it must be a reason that is empowered by the discovery of its God.

9 Hate Games - Book 1 in the Reckless Enemies Series

Hate Games - Book 1 in the Reckless Enemies Series

Marilyn Cruise | Romance

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From the best-selling author comes an intense enemies-to-lovers series, brimming with angst, hate, & a fiery-hot love story that will bring you to your knees. I had never hated a man until met Spencer King, the heir to a multi-billion-dollar empire. Love was a game to him & he crushed my heart again & again for no other reason than to take pleasure in it. He was a beautiful monster. A silver-tongued liar. An irresistible player. Years ago, we shared a fateful night that left me so broken that I stopped believing in love. He nearly destroyed me then. I thought I was over him, that I had moved on. But like a bull in a china shop, he stormed back into my life again. And now, he's back to play his vicious games... Games I know he'll never let me win.BOOK 1/3 in the RECKLESS ENEMIES SERIES

10 Impossible Journey, A Tale of Times and Truth

Impossible Journey, A Tale of Times and Truth

James M. Becher | Sci-fi Fantasy

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Future scientists plan to time-travel to Eden to prevent the fall and thus put an end to all evil and disease in the world. But they can only travel 200 years, more or less, at a time. Having gained the needed financial support from the wealthy financier, Mark Lewis, the scientists manage to build the first time machine in which three of them take off.on their imposing mission. They visit the 6 different historical time periods depicted on the front cover, each of which points in some way to the true answer they are seeking. But they ignore the obvious and go on blindly with their mission. At one point, they are pulled forward unexpectedly to their future where robots serve and forced to fight in a senseless war. Will they escape? And will they ever come to learn the true answer they seek?

11 The New Wisdom

The New Wisdom

Nic Kolbe | Self-Improvement

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The New Wisdom is a how-to guideline, offering practical methods for increasing your vibration and multi-dimensional experiences. Filled with techniques, meditations and affirmations tested and proven by the author to expand your healing capabilities, The New Wisdom is a must-have on your reference bookshelf.

12 Tell me, Darling

Tell me, Darling

Kate le Roux | Romance

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22-year-old Sadie has blue hair, purple shoes and a new job at a summer camp for foreign teens in the English countryside. It's all part of the adventure of a gap year before she has to go home to Cape Town to be a real grown-up. For the next six weeks she will find herself singing in a forest, dancing with Italians, roller-skating with Venezuelans, and much to the surprise of her grumpy boss, saving the day more than once. She will find heartache where she least expects it, and discover that she hasn’t quite left behind the one thing she has been running from. This story is a sweet, clean romance that might make you want to both camp in Paris and swim in a waterfall pool in the Cederberg mountains of South Africa\'s Western Cape. It might just make you laugh too. Enjoy! :)

13 EDIT YOUR LIFE : Design Your Destiny and Say Goodbye to Depression

EDIT YOUR LIFE : Design Your Destiny and Say Goodbye to Depression

Veerachai Junhunkit | Health

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Before we can edit or reprogram our life, the first question is ‘Does our body and mind belong to us?’. If it does, ‘Do we know how it works? If we know it, we may manage to release all of those unwanted evil emotions that affect our happy life e.g. sufferings, pain, fear, sadness, grieve, greed, rage depression or even lovesick. This book is intended to unveil this elusive system with the most profound guide on how to edit it.

14 Planet Fall

Planet Fall

Steven Philips | Sci-fi Fantasy

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The crew of deep space science vessel crash on an unknown planet. But was their destination really due to an accident or is something much more mysterious and potentially deadly happening? One thing is certain - the crew of the Wainwright will never be the same again...

15 Dylan & Faedra - The Super-Not Chronicles

Dylan & Faedra - The Super-Not Chronicles

C.L. Wells | Youth

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What if you lived in a world where 99% of the population had superpowers - but you didn't? Dylan and his best friend, Faedra, are two super-nots trying to navigate high school where almost everyone but them has superpowers. Only, Dylan's best friend has been keeping a secret from him that threatens to destroy their friendship. To make matters worse, Faedra's parents are kidnapped by a band of super-powered villains. Throw in a battle with high school bullies, a visit to the principal's office, and Dylan’s realization that he is starting to have more-than-friends feelings for Faedra, and you have one big super-powered (or super-NOT powered) adventure!

16 50 Easy And Quick Dinners For One

50 Easy And Quick Dinners For One

Samuel Walz | Food/Recipes

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50 Delicious one person recipes that take less than 30 minutes to cook.

17 De Fructo Prohibito

De Fructo Prohibito

James Telltruth (Anonymous) | Philosophy

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An improved edition of an old publication. You might want to download this version. It is worth your time. Educational and spiritual guide for Seekers regardless of age, profession or social status. "Forbidden" truths and public "secrets" of all ages. All that you are not supposed to know in a nutshell. Apart from that a philosophy of life and a manual for living. My answer to Epictetus. Do also pay close attention to the included reading list. And remember... Educate yourself. Others won't do it for you. Enjoy! Jacobus Teneramundis, Free Spirit, Seeker, sage, man of taste and keeper of knowledge

18 Of Such Is The Kingdom: A Novel of Biblical Times, in 3 parts

Of Such Is The Kingdom: A Novel of Biblical Times, in 3 parts

James M. Becher | Fiction

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Intriguing literary historical fiction novel of Biblical and Roman times developed from a prize-winning story. In ancient Palestine, what could a cynical, non-conformist dry-goods salesman, a disgruntled blacksmith, and a musing mendicant all have in common? T Down deep, they all seek something better. The non-conformist, Manaheem, Herod's truth-seeking foster brother, is hired by Herod to foment an insurrection against Pontius Pilate, whom he distrusts. Manaheem recruits the blacksmith, Barabbas, to be the insurrection leader, to the dismay of Barabbas' Godly but fearful wife. The mendicant, an unfortunate but pensive young man, joins with an older beggar completely unsympathetic to his musings. Manaheem re-unites with his former wife & tries to blackmail Herod, losing her.