november Book Giveaway winners

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The Pulse of Life: Essential Readings  (2 Copies)
T. Vasudeva Reddy
Modern History Press
ISBN: 9781615993444

The Pulse of Life: Essential Readings is a representative collection of the poetry of T. Vasudeva Reddy, a luminous star shining in Indian English poetry. His poetry is a pleasant blend of the traditional and the modern, the realistic and the romantic, the symbolic and the imagist, the urban and the rural, satirical and lyrical streams of poetry. His poems cover a wide thematic pattern ranging from the remote village to the global level, a bewildering blend of rural and global life. Whoever wishes to have a glimpse of the reality of the Indian rural scenario and see the struggles and sufferings of poor farmers can go through the poems of T.V. Reddy. Poems, spread over eleven volumes till now, and spanning 35 years, are now collected for the first time ever in this Essential Readings edition.

Winners: Rhoda Smackum, Mary Smith


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Only in Key West (1 Copy)
Kenneth D. Michaels
La Mancha Press
ISBN: 9780998324203

When vacationing Chicago detectives Nick and Norm witness a tragic accident involving a famous entertainer, the local police chief asks for their help. The duo's investigation uncovers crime and corruption in paradise as they come face-to-face with a ruthless killer...As homegrown eccentrics, drag queens, and dwarves rush to their aid in this heart- pounding thriller!

Winner: Pat Foster


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A Penny for Your Thoughts (1 Copy)
Sherrill S. Cannon
Strategic Book Publishing & Rights Co.
ISBN: 9781946540560

Have you ever loved, been loved, been confused about love, or suffered from loss of love? All these feelings have been captured and shared in the words of heartfelt poems, compiled over many years by a former teacher and award-winning author.

Sherrill S. Cannon now shares her thoughts in this book of feelings. "As a teacher, I used poetry to help counsel many troubled teens and friends, and have continued this pattern throughout the years."

There are three sections in her book: Heads, Spinning, and Tails ... (Love & Loss: Coin Toss?). The variety of lyrical poetry forms include free verse, blank verse, haiku, and sonnets. Some poems are simply plays on words.

Winner: Khosrow Naderi


You Can Transform Your Life (3 Copies)
Darity Wesley
Lotus Wisdom Publishing
ISBN: 9780999542507

STEP INTO A NEW LIFE ... A NEW WAY OF BEING!

This book provides processes, tools and practices to take you on a journey of transformation. If you have ever dreamed of making changes in your life and wondered "How do I even begin?" You Can Transform Your Life will show you how. It provides a simple step-by-step plan for transformation to support you every step of the way!

Allow these 52 Oracle messages of inspiration, affirmation mantras and symbols, to be your guide. Discover practical tips and tools for deep inner transformation, leading you along a fascinating path of self-discovery and to new levels of awareness.

Whether you desire a complete life makeover, or simply want to learn new ways to enhance your life experience, You Can Transform Your Life provides a plan that can support and guide you on a journey of personal growth and spiritual transformation.

Winners: Lydia Congiu, Taryn Colmenares, Maureen Frost


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The Tao of Sudoku: Yoga for the Brain (3 Copies)
Cristina Smith, Rick Smith
CreateSpace
ISBN: 9781536916355

Want a fun way to maintain, train and entertain your brain? The Tao of Sudoku delivers health and happiness through the power of positive play. This is the perfect book for Sudoku beginners to intermediate puzzlers. Enjoy goodies galore to enhance your life inside this award-winning book.
 
It dishes up fascinating facts, Taoist philosophy, and some surprising benefits of this popular puzzle, providing chicken soup for your brain and soul. The 100 easy to intermediate puzzles come with an inspiring quote, making every page both a challenge to be solved and a meditation for self-realization. 

Winners: Tzipora Kinney, Eron Richmond, Jane Beeman


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The Adventures of Zealy and Whubba: A New Life Begins!  (2 Copies)
Roe De Pinto
Outskirts Press
ISBN: 9781478754602

Silver Award Winner- Mom's Choice Awards-The Adventures of Zealy and Whubba"A New Life Begins"Book 1 Series 1A very special welcome to a beautiful, baby girl...bright-eyed, little seal pup, that is!When adorable, little Zealy is born, Whubba couldn't be more excited! The latest in his line of powerful orcas, he's the protector around here―and now, he's also going to keep Zealy safe in her new marine environment, and doing so with tender, loving care!With its bright and cheery illustrations, The Adventures of Zealy and Whubba, "a New Life Begins", the first in a series, is appropriate for infants through age five. As Zealy grows up under Whubba's watchful gaze, the two adventurous babies teach readers that growing with love, caring and sharing are the most important parts of family life, as they melt your heart with their precious innocence.

Winners: Frances Burd, Melissa Thayer


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Zealy's Very First Swim (2 Copies)
Roe De Pinto
Outskirts Press
ISBN: 9781478771142

10x  Award Winning Series 2016/2017 including the Silver Mom's Choice Winning book, Zealy's Very First Swim!  Those two, heartwarming characters, Zealy and Whubba, develop their relationship through learning, loving and protecting one another. Although this little "killer" whale and fluffy little sealpup would normally be the most unlikely of friends, they become the most, adorable, fun-loving pair in the sea! Zealy learns to swim in this episode with her daddy's guidance and Whubba practices with her, while having tons of fun doing all kinds of tricks that Zealy never knew she could do! Just by practicing with Whubba, she learns so many moves, splishing and splashing, diving over and under Whubba and even riding on his back! Float along with Zealy and Whubba and enjoy the learning and the fun! The little "killer" and fluffy sealpup will kill you with their kindness and sweetness, melting your heart as they put a smile on your face and your little one's, too. Let the world of Zealy and Whubba light up your world with happiness! 

Winners: Mardi Lilly, Gadi Abt


Zealy and Whubba Go Fishing (2 Copies)
Roe De Pinto
Outskirts Press
ISBN: 9781478771159

This third edition of the Zealy and Whubba first series spotlights on Zealy's ability to catch fish which is one of the most important facets of survival for any marine mammal. Eating fish is their lifesource. It is a skill that almost comes naturally to sea animals yet follows the process of a parent training their young, teaching them to grow and endure life's lessons. So, along with Whubba's help and her daddy's teaching, Zealy becomes a wonderful fisherman! Throughout this learning process, Zealy grows closer to Whubba, enjoying his sharing and caring and watchful eye, protecting Zealy as they play and have the greatest fun in the sun. Zealy loves every minute and looks forward to a new day with her sweetest friend, Whubba, when she can learn something else new in her brand new world of surprises! Enjoy these two precious characters and watch your little ones smile as they relate to the love and special caring that Zealy and Whubba portray in their everyday life- growing together, side by side.

Winners: Kris McNaughton, Tracee Imai


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Too Much Junk in My Trunk! The Adventures of Zealy and Whubba (2 Copies)
Roe De Pinto
Outskirts Press
ISBN: 9781478789604

This newest release, "Too Much Junk in My Trunk!" teaches children to eat a variety of food, encourages them to try new foods from early on, and teaches them not to overeat as well as providing comfort in knowing that their parents will usually "fix their boo-boo" so they know who to go to when that occurs! This edition actually engages the child throughout the book through questioning the reader, which enhances the child's experience of what the characters are embracing throughout the story.

Winners: Brendan Murphy, Susan Marshall


Just Shut Up and Drive (2 Copies)
Chynna Laird
CreateSpace
ISBN: 9781492993384

One teen, one cranky old man and the open road. What could go wrong? Eighteen-year old Wil Carter can think of more than a fistful of things he’d rather do than go on a road trip with his ninety-five year old grandfather. But when Gramps Wilf barks an order, you listen or get an earful of grief. Wil lost his parents in a horrible car accident when he was five. Gramps has been the only parent he has ever known. Now that he’s ready to go off to college, the old man says he has things Wil needs to learn to be the man he’s supposed to be. But the trip turns out to be more than he bargains for. Along their week-long road trip across the Canadian Prairies, Wil not only learns tidbits about his own life, but realizes the grandfather he thought he knew has mysteries of his own. With each stop they make, a new layer of emotional truth is revealed…for each of them. Will Gramps teach Wil what he needs to know before the journey ends? And is Wil strong enough to hear it?

Winners: Rose Mary, Neil Sullivan


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