Gridlock: A Scientific Thriller by Alvin Ziegler

Publication Date: February 7, 2014

 

Gridlock: A Scientific Thriller by Alvin ZieglerIn Gridlock: A Scientific Thriller by Alvin Ziegler, Jude Wagner is part of the team the developed The Grid, a computer program designed to customize health care for patients. There are powerful people who would do anything to keep the program from becoming public, but are they the people killing off the programs developers or are there bigger forces at work?

 

 

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Armed with Steele by Kyra Jacobs

Publication Date: October 1, 2013

 

Armed with Steele by Kyra JacobsArmed with Steele by Kyra Jacobs, Jessica Hartley gets going, nothing can stop her and she’s determined to find the cause of the accident that nearly took the life of her best friend. All roads seem to lead back to Maxwell Office Solutions and Officer Nate Steele is hesitant for Jessica to get involved until he has no other option. Can Nate and Jessica delay the distraction of the heat burning between them to get to the root of this mystery?

 

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Provoke Not the Children by Michael W. Anderson

Publication Date: December 16, 2013

 

Provoke Not the Children by Michael W. AndersonIn Provoke Not the Children by Michael W. Anderson, The people of the future United States are focused on personal development maximization. Parenting is a distraction for its growth, so when the children are infants they’re given to Proxies to raise to adulthood. So who is watching the Proxies? Chase Sterm is a Proxy Review Officer who exposes widespread abuse in the Proxy system. When that system fails, the Government is forced to send children to reprogramming centers. What comes at the end of the reprogramming may surprise everyone.

 

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Jonny Bails Floatin and the Luck of the Bioluminescence by J. Lee Glassman

Publication Date: July 14, 2013

 

Jonny Bails Floatin and the Luck of the Bioluminescence by J. Lee GlassmanIn Jonny Bails Floatin and the Luck of the Bioluminescence by J. Lee Glassman, Jonny Bails is a Florida street performer when he develops a case of bioluminescence. His lucky new skill and newfound celebrity come with marked disadvantages. Can Jonny find the answers he seeks before its too late?

 

 

 

 

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Eddy’s Current by Reed Sprague

Publication Date: December 21, 2013

 

Eddy's Current by Reed SpragueIn the near future, the United States has slipped from its world power position. A man named Tyler Lee Peterson is poised to achieve the dream he’s been chasing his entire life, to be of consequence on the world stage. Eddy’s Current by Reed Sprague is a tale of political corruption and intrigue. Eddy’s Current is the first in a planned quartet of novels.

 

 

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How to be Dead by Dave Turner

Publication Date: December 1, 2013

 

In How to be Dead by Dave Turner, Dave MarwooHow to be Dead by Dave Turnerd is pretending he has a life. He goes to work, pines for his co-worker, goes home and … repeats. His life is the same, day after same day. When Dave has a near Death experience, Death offers him a job and a way out of his day-to-day life. Will Dave continue on his path of stagnant existence or go where few men had gone before and lived to tell the tale?

 

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Wisecrack by Mark Meier

Publication Date: October 23, 2013

 

Wisecrack by Mark MeierIn Wisecrack by Mark Meier, Selma Saddiqi was a news analyst with the CIA when she was forced to resign. Minutes after she leaves the country, Iranian suicide bombers detonate car bombs and all signs point to Selma’s involvement. Selma is not a hero but she may have to become one to save her own life. With the help of Noah Amonie, who believes himself responsible for the death of one of the victims, can she evade her pursuers and stop the movement of a world about to go to war?

 

 

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The Dark Citadel (Green Woman) by Jane Dougherty

I’m cross-posting this review from Rabid Readers Too because I believe it’s more of an adult novel than a YA novel.

Publication Date: October 3, 2013

 

The Dark Citadel (Green Woman) by Jane DoughertyIn The Dark Citadel (Green Woman) by Jane Dougherty, Deborah Givenchild, was taken from her parents when her mother fled and given to a family without a daughter. She has been reviled but has grown up not to cave as her gender is supposed to do but to fight back. At the age of fifteen, she’s about to be married off to the man of the elder’s choice. He’s a purposeful brute meant to put her in her place and Deborah simply isn’t going along with the plan. When she’s taken to the House of Corrections she meets Zachariah, a boy with dreams. He wants to be an engineer, but the career path is at the whim of the elders, and he knows that things simply aren’t right. Can Deborah escape her fate and find her mother, the one woman who knows what Earth was like before everyone lived his or her bleakly planned lives in a dome?

 

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Wedding Chronicles by Bob N. Boguslavksi

Publication Date: August 25, 2013

 

bb_wedding_croniclesAlways the groomsman and never the groom is Bobby Bo’s way of life. Wedding Chronicles tracks Bobby Bo through 13 wedding and relates to the readers what he learns along the way. Wedding Chronicles is the first novel in a planned trilogy.

 

 

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