Book of the Day: Under the Great Elm

The recipient of several prestigious literary awards, Under the Great Elm is an exquisite, beautifully told story. In the book, author Rich Flanders documents his adventurous life in extraordinary fashion. Sweeping from the Illinois countryside to the plains and mountains of the American West, from the cafes of Paris to the Gaza Strip, and from the tropics of India to the rhythms of Broadway, this is a story of hope and inspiration for our time.

Book of the Day: Yard Down

Johnny Rey’s new book is informative, compelling, and thought-provoking. Yard Down takes you on an educational journey through violent gang crime investigations that happen inside of the walls of one of California’s oldest prisons. It’s a must-read for true-crime fans and other readers who are intrigued by the intricate processes that go into capturing and convicting some of the country’s most harmful criminals.

Book of the Day: The Cathedral Murders

The Cathedral Murders is an award-winning novel that simply must be on your reading list this fall. It’s a fast-paced but thoughtful thrill-ride that keeps you on the edge of your seat from start to finish. This significant novel takes you back to 1992 in Peru – a chaotic world in which unrest and power struggles ensued. Written with authority and skill, the book reminds us why debut novelist J.E. Morales is name that will be remembered for a long time.

Book of the Day: A Recycling Adventure to the Scrapyard!

The Scrap University Kids team is back with another instant classic children’s book! A sequel to their first book, A Recycling Adventure to the Scrapyard is a must-have resource to help kids learn more about recycling metal and caring for the planet. In this sequel story, Ellie and her friends discover that metal is being thrown into the garbage – and they take action to make a difference!

Book of the Day: The Happy Wildflower

In a hectic and stressful world, it can be challenging to find that inner sense of peace and calm that we desperately desire. Many people aspire to live mindfully – but few have truly mastered this sacred art. Those who can mindfully cultivate inner peace and happiness are some of life’s greatest teachers – and Kalyani Adusumilli is one of those people. Her book, The Happy Wildflower, is timely and relevant for all readers who seek to find joy in life’s journey.

Book of the Day: Heal Forward

Heal Forward reminds us that everybody has something. We’re all scarred and damaged in a sense. But in this book, we learn that persevering through the darkness shapes us, and grants us tremendous strength.

Book of the Day July 24th, 2023

Harrowing and unpredictable, Paper World is a page-turning novel like no-other. Beautifully written by author Maureen Cummins, it is the story of a girl who finds herself lost down a rabbit hole – trying to retrace her steps and find her way back to the surface. Will she climb and catch her breath again? Or will her paper world rip to shreds beneath her feet?

Book of the Day July 18th, 2023

Delightfully written by Jennifer Carmody, The New Days is a wonderful novel for you to add to your summer TBR pile! Flaunting relatable, dynamic characters and a compelling plot line, this book will appeal to readers of many different backgrounds – particularly millennials. Fundamentally, it’s a gripping story about friendship and the challenges that arise when harmonious relationships start to become complicated.

Book of the Day July 12, 2023

If you are a United States military Veteran who is struggling with the many difficult realities of returning to civilian life, this book is an essential read for you. Written by D.A. Bender, a combat readjustment therapist with the Veteran’s Health Administration program, The Warrior’s Dilemma supports you every step of the way throughout the difficult transition.  

Book of the Day July 7th, 2023

Passing Strange is a terrific historical fiction novel that takes you on a heart-racing journey through America’s dangerous Western frontier. The story chronicles a widowed woman’s arduous trek on the Overland Trail and the personal growth she experiences in the crucible years of women’s emancipation.

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