My Impossible Life - memoir of a Chinese immigrant by Liza Cheuk May Chan

My Impossible Life - memoir of a Chinese immigrant by Liza Cheuk May Chan
https://www.amazon.com/Impossible-Life-Liza-Cheuk-Chan-ebook/dp/B076B76VLH

The author was a Chinese born and raised in British colonial Hong Kong in the 1950’s, came of age as a lesbian feminist in the United States in the 1970’s while attaining her B.A. degree in Political Science from Barnard College, a M.A. degree in International Relations from Texas Woman’s University, and her J.D. degree from Wayne State University Law School, and proceeded to live many lifetimes in one: serious and serial health challenges, relationship difficulties, conflicts arising from cultural differences, and her involvement in the controversial Vincent Chin case that sparked the Asian American civil rights movement. Her “impossible” life story is told from the unique perspectives as a woman attorney in the early 1980’s, a racial/ethnic minority, an immigrant, a lesbian feminist, and last but not least, a paraplegic. A central theme of the memoir is the author’s coming full circle from being an intuitive child, to becoming a left-brained attorney, ultimately to returning to her spiritual roots after becoming a paraplegic confined to a wheelchair in the past 13-plus years.
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Midshipman Henry Gallant in Space - a SciFi space opera by H. Peter Alesso

Midshipman Henry Gallant in Space - a SciFi space opera by H. Peter Alesso
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00ANXVPS0

This book is free on Amazon!

This is the first in a series of books that follow the career of a young officer in the 22nd Century genetically engineered space navy.

As the last star fighter in squadron 111, Midshipman Henry Gallant is on his way from Jupiter to Mars. With the United Planets' fleet on the verge of annihilation, he can expect no help as he passes through the asteroid belt and threatening aliens. With so much uncertainty about the aliens' capabilities and intentions, analyzing the captured computer equipment in Gallant's possession could prove crucial. The fate of Earth could rest on the abilities of Midshipman Henry Gallant. Unfortunately, it is his abilities that have been much in doubt during his tour of duty.

In an era of genetic engineering, he is the only Natural (non-genetically enhanced) officer left in the fleet. His classmates and superior officers have all expressed their concern that he will not be up to the demands of the space service.

Only bright and attractive junior officer Kelsey Mitchel has shown any sympathy for him. Now as his navigator on the last fighter in squadron 111, her life as well as a good many others, depends on Henry Gallant.

The Immanent World: Cluichi - Six Twisted Tales of Horror by Clive Reznor

The Immanent World: Cluichi - Six Twisted Tales of Horror by Clive Reznor
https://www.amazon.com/Immanent-World-Cluichi-Horror-Anthology-ebook/dp/B076VCF6N2

This book is on sale on Amazon for $0.99 (regularly $4.99) 5/17/2018 - 5/21/2018!

Angels! Demons! Cannibals! Ghosts!

Clive Reznor's latest anthology is a unique collection of six twisted tales of horror. Wrapped around a story of a lost soul who meets a demon and an angel playing a card game for human souls, The Immanent World: Cluichi is perfect for fans of The Books Of Blood, The New Weird or shows like Black Mirror and Tales From The Crypt.

Set You Free: Love, Lies, and the Secrets that Bind - a book by Elmer Seward

Set You Free: Love, Lies, and the Secrets that Bind - a book by Elmer Seward
https://www.amazon.com/Set-You-Free-Love-Secrets-ebook/dp/B07235HGLS

This book is free on Amazon 5/18/2018 - 5/22/2018!

Deena is running from a dangerous past. When she finds herself in a small fishing village tucked away on the banks of the Chesapeake Bay, she thinks she is finally safe. While there, she discovers a journal that weaves a story of secrets, passion, and unrequited love. In its pages, she discovers the answers to her struggle with the shadows of her own past. In the end, those shadows close in on her and threaten all that she holds dear.

The Sun God's Heir: Return (Book One) - action and adventure by Elliott Baker

The Sun God's Heir: Return (Book One) by Elliott Baker
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01MS3RCE0

This book is free on Amazon!

The Count of Monte Cristo meets Horatio Hornblower and the Mummy in this swashbuckling epic.

For three thousand years a hatred burns. In seventeenth century France two souls incarnate, one born the child of a prosperous merchant, the other, forces his way into incarnation, determined to continue a reign of terror begun long ago.

One remembers, one does not.

The year is 1671. René Gilbert’s destiny glints from the blade of a slashing rapier. The only way he can protect those he loves is to regain the power and knowledge of an ancient lifetime. From Bordeaux to Spain to Morocco, René is tested and with each turn of fate he gathers enemies and allies, slowly reclaiming the knowledge and power earned centuries ago. For three thousand years a secret sect has waited in Morocco. 

After ages in darkness, Horemheb screams, “I am.” Using every dark art, he manages to maintain the life of the body he has bartered for. Only one life force in the world is powerful enough to allow him to remain within embodiment, perhaps forever. Determined to continue a reign of terror that once made the Nile run red, he grows stronger with each life taken.

King Edward the Last - an alternate history book by Graeme Ratcliffe

King Edward the Last - an alternate history book by Graeme Ratcliffe
https://www.amazon.com/King-Edward-Last-Graeme-Ratcliffe-ebook/dp/B00O4TOJC8

It wasn’t always okay for British royalty to marry a divorced American.

It is 1936 and King Edward VIII must make a choice: keep his crown or marry Wallis Simpson.
Wallis is a divorced woman. If he marries her, he will be forced to abdicate.
But what if he should keep her as his mistress, and thereby, keep his crown?
Would Wallis accept a life forever in the shadows, or would she become the power behind the throne?
It is the great depression. The people are starving. King Edward demands something must be done.
But the king’s government is uncaring.
Hitler and Stalin are on the rampage. War looms.
But the king’s government is weak.
The military swears an oath of allegiance to the king, not the government.
Will King Edward seize back the lost powers of the sovereign, be the next strong man of Europe?
Will Edward and Wallis take over?

Will King Edward VIII choose duty over love?

Love's Courage - a breathtaking historical romance book by Elizabeth Meyette

Love's Courage - a breathtaking historical romance book by Elizabeth Meyette
https://www.amazon.com/Loves-Courage-Book-Three-Brentwood-ebook/dp/B076DMJN3T

This book is on sale on Amazon for $0.99 (regularly $3.99) 5/17/2018 - 5/23/2018!

A fast-paced saga of danger, love, and courage. As a young country fights for independence, Jenny Sutton and Andrew Wentworth fight for their love against staggering odds. Peril surrounds them as they join the Culper spy ring at its birth. Will they have the courage to fight for liberty and for their unending love?

InD'Tale Magazine called Love's Courage, "absolutely breathtaking."

Beyond the Grave Series - a seductive, edge of your seat romance book by Athena Daniels

Beyond the Grave Series - a seductive, edge of your seat romance book by Athena Daniels
https://www.amazon.com/Beyond-Grave-Books-Ethans-complete-ebook/dp/B07B2YGYJS

This book is on sale on Amazon for $0.99 (regularly $6.99) 5/15/2018 - 5/29/2018!

Newly released as a box set. The first two full-length novels in the bestselling, award-winning BEYOND THE GRAVE series!

Sage and Ethan’s complete story. (Books 1 & 2)

For one hundred years, a demon has been watching, waiting, plotting…

White witch Sage Matthews has inherited a gift that makes her both integral to an ancient prophecy and a target for a demon-possessed serial killer. Assigned to catch the killer, Detective Sergeant Ethan Blade falls wildly, and inconveniently, in love with the one woman he doesn’t know how to protect.

Revolution: Chronicles of Mharc by T.L. McDonald

Revolution: Chronicles of Mharc by T.L. McDonald
https://www.amazon.com/Revolution-Chronicles-Mharc-T-L-McDonald-ebook/dp/B01N69LIFM

The life of a Nihili Gamer is one of slavery and death. The Empire, controlled by the hated First Citizens, keeps an iron foot on the neck of all it's inhabitants and uses the gladiatorial-like Games as a opiate to keep the population under control.

Tsaurine, the greatest Gamer in history, raises his daughter, Mharc to help lead the coming revolution. Together with other Gamers, the incredible trainer Macelt, and sympathetic First Citizens, Mharc eventually leads the revolt to take back the stars and freedom for all. The first in a series!

Our Future Is Free: The Problems With Money And Possibilities Without It - A thorough non-fiction account by Matt Greer

Our Future Is Free: The Problems With Money And Possibilities Without It - A thorough non-fiction account by Matt Greer
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B071GB3RK2

Money was once a brilliant tool, enabling greater prosperity for the species than perhaps any other human invention. It has become out-dated though. Today money is a shackle, enslaving us into a hypnotic state of social paralysis. It’s proliferating a civilization that is unintentionally harmful to itself.

We know that very different social systems produce very different versions of human nature. The underlying system we use today is money. Money determines how we allocate power and authority, how we make decisions, how we utilize technology, how we interact with one another, and how we interact with the Earth and its resources. It influences almost everything we care about – friendships, government, education, work, housing, war, and health to name just a few.

A future without money seems radical, no doubt, but just because it’s far removed from prevailing opinions does not make it a bad idea. Almost every problem we face can be solved by removing money. Unfortunately, we're mostly focused on the symptoms of money. Whether its terrorism, climate change, inequality, poverty, disease, or corruption, these are all fragmentary by-products of our organizational mother-ship – money.

Global studies repeatedly show almost 90% of us don’t enjoy our jobs. Despite this, we spend the majority of our adult lives doing them. Is all this work necessary to create a world we want to live in though? The short answer is no. The majority of today’s jobs contribute nothing toward producing the resources we need to survive and prosper. The majority of today’s jobs are fictitious manifestations of a society based on some pieces of imaginary paper (money).

While the book raises awareness of money’s inappropriateness at a fundamental level, it also demonstrates we can do much better. It details our ability today to produce an abundance of resources for all people in a largely automated manner by changing to a moneyless social system. In making such a change we’d gain the time and freedom to express our individuality and creativity, leading to a happier, more civilised, and more sustainable future.

Past failures will be examined, a new approach will be explored, a path to get there will be suggested, and projections will be made about the future implications of such a system. This book is a holistic all-encompassing story about us – where we came from, who we are today, who we could be tomorrow, and how we might get there.

The book is grounded in current accepted scientific understanding with over 500 references to papers, data, or literature. While the book is grounded in science, no single study can prove that money is the root of almost all our problems and the barrier to a better future. Money is too intricately weaved into our society and consciousness for one simple experiment to provide such proof. However, with introspection and philosophical arguments underpinned by evidence across a broad range of scientific disciplines, the goal is to persuade the reader of this reality. The goal is to persuade the reader that money is indeed the basis of almost all our problems, and without it, we stand on the threshold of a future almost beyond imagination.

The book doesn’t reveal any new primary research but it does reveal a big picture story that will surprise and excite many. We are moving toward a post-scarcity world. With every year that passes, the winds of social change gust a little stronger across the increasingly barren plains of capitalist idealism. A transition away from money is no longer a pipe-dream, rather, it’s a necessity. An increasingly urgent one too.

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