September 2, 2018

Zero Waste by Shia Su demystifies and simplifies the zero waste lifestyle as the author reveals how she has reduced her unrecyclable garbage for an entire year down to what will fit in a mason jar! As the average American disposes of 4.4 pounds of garbage per day, a change is critical, and the practical advice, quick solutions, tips, and tricks presented will make trash-free living fun and meaningful.

Why I Hate Green Beans by Lincee Ray invites every woman who’s ever felt she’s unlovable, uninteresting, or unattractive, to walk alongside Lincee as she offers her particular brand of hilarious (and hard-hitting) self-reflection. Like a true friend, she shows that the fastest way to happiness is to embrace ourselves in all our imperfection, trust that God knew what he was doing when he made us, and maybe go buy a new tube of mascara.

Keys to Success by John Timpson is chock full of actionable advice and top business tips, offering a virtual step-by-step MBA for business women and men who need results now. Timpson’s multiple successes attest to the rewards of applying the philosophy of upside-down management that includes flexible work schedules, a great bonus scheme, planning for disaster scenarios, and never making decisions at meetings.

Wood Pallet Wonders by Samantha Hartman melds rustic with modern through twenty incredible home design projects using wood pallets and reclaimed materials to create eye-catching storage and décor, without breaking the bank.

The Melody of the Soul by Liz Tolsma finds that Anna Zadok, a Jewish Christian living in Prague, has lost nearly everything. Most of her family has been deported, her career as a concert violinist is over, and now Nazi officer Horst Engel is quartered in the flat below Anna and her grandmother. When the two women face deportation, Horst risks everything to protect them, and Anna finds herself falling in love with the handsome officer.

Knot the Usual Suspects by Molly MacRae keeps you guessing in this lighthearted “who done it” when bagpiper and disliked former resident Hugh McPhee is killed the morning after his return to Blue Plum. That’s when Kath, her knitting group, and of course Geneva, the ghost who haunts her shop, go to work to unravel the many twists and turns of the mystery before someone else gets kilt!

Relic by Alan Dean Foster reaches across the galaxy in a search for companionship. Saved by a species of friendly aliens, Ruslan is the last surviving human being, now living as an artifact of history, paying a lonely homage to a once-proud race that spanned the stars. With the weight of his near-extinct species pressing down on him, Ruslan embarks on an epic journey of adventure, heartbreak, and danger.