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Mayhem's Fountain Mayhem’s Fountain
By J. A. Bove

For the last five months, pirate Captain Cornelius Mayhem has been waiting for a sign from the Eye of Atlantis, an artifact stolen from the Atlanteans. When the sign finally arrives, it shows a treasure trove of more gold than his ship, the Crystal Eye, can carry. He gathers members of his loyal crew and embarks on an excursion to locate this treasure. However, things aren’t what they seem and the excursion ends up a dangerous game of intrigue and payback that will bring him to a final reckoning with his past and with the legendary fountain of youth.
Twilight's Ashes: As Heaven Fades: Book 1 Twilight’s Ashes: As Heaven Fades: Book 1
By Auler Ivis

The year is 635,039 A.D., and the world has descended into an ice age. Human beings no longer rule the Earth. Instead, a post-human race of creatures has emerged from the chaos, and they are hell-bent on destroying “prehistoric man” in order to take control of the planet. Against them stands nothing but a prophecy, foretelling the victorious arrival of the Seventh Shepherd. Jebden Gale is an unlikely hero. Living in an isolated village deep within the new ice sheet, he has a special ability to connect with a higher power. Although he despises his relationship with the gods, Jebden appears to be chosen by them for greatness. Could he possibly be the Seventh Shepherd? In order to strengthen Jebden, the gods must forge a partnership among the few remaining humans with the ability to guide their chosen one. But will Jebden realize his destiny in time, or will his weakness mean the end of the human race?
Hollywood Stories Hollywood Stories: Short, Entertaining Anecdotes about the Stars and Legends of the Movies!
By Stephen Schochet

A special blend of biography, history and lore, Hollywood Stories is full of humorous tales, often with unexpected endings. What makes the book unique is that the reader can go to any page and find a completely engaging and illuminating yarn. A professional tour guide in Hollywood, Stephen Schochet has researched and told thousands of entertaining anecdotes for over twenty years
Dead Reckoning by Charlaine Harris Dead Reckoning
By Charlaine Harris

With her knack for being in trouble’s way, Sookie Stackhouse witnesses the firebombing of Merlott’s, the bar where she works. Since Sam Merlotte is now known to be two-natured, suspicion falls immediately on the anti-shifters in the area. But Sookie suspects otherwise, and she and Sam work together to uncover the culprit — and the twisted motive for the attack. But her attention is divided. There is the politics of the vampire world and the hidden agenda of her faerie family to contend with, as well.
 
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Paranormal Encounters with Steve and Steph Paranormal Encounters with Steve and Steph
By Art Kershaw

A collection of 18 short stories following a husband and wife ghost hunting team as they uncover the chilling realm of the paranormal. These stories are based on Kershaw’s own life-long experience dealing with ghosts and other paranormal happenings.
That's Not Your Mommy Anymore: A Zombie Tale That’s Not Your Mommy Anymore: A Zombie Tale
By Matt Mogk

A children’s book that “helps early readers understand that a mom with fresh brain casserole on her mind probably isn’t their mommy anymore. Not just for kids, adult readers are sure to love this hilarious parody as much as the real childrens books they enjoyed in years past.” (from Amazon.com)
Nanomagica by Norman J. LaFave Nanomagica
Book One of Metropolis Fallen

By Norman J. LaFave

By 2088, genetic engineering and nanotechnology have merged to create a near Elysian existence. Mankind is on the brink of immortality — disease, famine and pollution have been eradicated using this new technology — with seemingly magical results. Behind this perfect mask, however, lurks a hidden threat — revealed by puzzling, apparently random tragedies. Chicago Police Inspector Robert Nazio and the brilliant Greg Gilroy, an anarchist and master hacker, find themselves thrown together at the center of an international crisis filled with twists, turns and technology gone awry. (From the back of the book.)
Ex Machina by Jonathan Ball Ex Machina
By Jonathan Ball

A long poem at the fringes of the Canadian tradition, Ex Machina is a latticework of poetic and philosophical statements concerning the symbiosis of humans, books, and machines. A series of three intertwining sequences, the reader is encouraged to move back and forth from statement to statement, seeking development but meeting frustration. The reader thus becomes a larval stage in the poem’s development, forging connections between its disparate parts during the course of this mental processing, as the text evolves over multiple readings.
Clockfire by Jonathan Ball Clockfire
By Jonathan Ball

A suite of poetic blueprints for imaginary plays that would be impossible to produce – plays in which, for example, the director burns out the sun, actors murder their audience, and the laws of physics are flagrantly violated. The poems in one sense replace the need for drama, and are predicated on the idea that modern theater lacks both ‘clocks’ and ‘fire’ and thus fails to offer its audiences immediate, violent engagement. They sometimes resemble the scores for Fluxus ‘happenings,’ but they replace the casual aesthetic and DIY simplicity of Fluxus art with something more akin to the brutality of Artaud’s theater of cruelty. Italo Calvino as rewritten by H. P. Lovecraft, Ball’s ‘plays’ break free of the constraints of reality and artistic category to revel in their own dazzling, magnificent horror.
The Art of Steampunk The Art of Steampunk
By Art Donovan
This full-color book profiles the fantastic and unusual work of 17 international artists making a name for themselves in the underground Steampunk movement. Their artwork was the first ever to be included in a museum exhibit at the Museum of the History of Science in The University of Oxford, United Kingdom. The exhibition was curated by author and Steampunk artist, Art Donovan. The fascinating work showcased in this book marries the past and present in a functional and innovative way that exemplifies technology and style.
 
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The Mythology of Supernatural The Mythology of Supernatural: The Signs and Symbols Behind the Popular TV Show
By Nathan Robert Brown

From angels to demons, The Mythology of Supernatural explores the religious roots and the ancient folklore of the otherworldly entities that brothers Sam and Dean Winchester face on the hit television show Supernatural — and that have inhabited the shadows of human imagination across countless cultures and centuries.
 
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The Childe The Childe
By C.A. Kunz

Cat Colvin is pretty much your typical run-of-the-mill teenager growing up in in the small port town of Astoria. Sure, she is taller than average, has a mane of fiery red hair that is impossible to tame, is left handed, and has one eye that is sky blue and one that is amber, but that is where the differences end . . . unless you include the “minor” detail of her slow metamorphosis into the Childe.
The 2012 Black Hole Killer The 2012 Black Hole Killer
By Aurthur T. White

What do the Hindu Goddess Kali, the Black Stone of Mecca, Jomo Kenyatta’s Burning Spear, a sacred black Mayan sacrificial throat-slitting knife, and Himmler’s Wewlesberg Castle’s occult Black Sun mosaic have in common? They are all inextricably linked to the universe’s fate. Follow the Hindu Goddess Kali as she follows her fate toward December 21, 2012 … the day the universe is scheduled to end.
Religion Versus Science Religion Versus Science
By Ron Frost

As commonly presented the great battle between science and religion over evolution is intractable. In his book, Frost maintains that the approaches both sides take in the debate drive most of the fury in it. Although the facts of evolution are beyond doubt, the big mistake that many scientists make is to present these facts using a materialistic premise that is not scientifically defendable. The resulting model for evolution implies that humans arose on this planet merely by chance, that the value of our lives is based only upon the genes that we carry within us, and that our lives are essentially meaningless. Naturally religious people recoil in horror at such a bleak view of human existence.
Eat, Slay, Love Eat, Slay, Love
By Jesse Petersen

Sarah and David have survived the zombie apocalypse. They stood side by side and fought the undead, mad scientists, and even bionic monsters until the unthinkable happened. A zombie bite. But not even that could stop them. Now, with a possible cure in hand, they’re headed east, looking for a safe zone behind the rumored “Wall.” They’re feeling pretty optimistic.
 
That is until Dave stops sleeping and starts lifting huge objects.
 
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