Sunday, August 6, 2017

Books of the Week - August 6, 2017 - Reading Makes You Awesome

Books of the Week - August 6, 2017



Best friends Rooster and Cat ramble down to the lagoon together every morning to practice their superpowers. One day, they meet Crab, Ray, and Shark who have characteristics very different from their own. At first the two friends are frightened, but soon realize the other animals mean them no harm and have pretty special powers. 


In this colorful and beautifully illustrated book, children focus on identifying their own strengths, while also appreciating and respecting the strengths of others. Diversity, acceptance, friendship, and self-esteem prevail over fear!



Youngsters will learn about some amazing creatures—coconut crabs, black tip reef sharks, and spotted eagles rays. They all live in and along the South Pacific Ocean, which surrounds Bora Bora in French Polynesia (a Society island along with Tahiti). Children will also be amazed to discover all of the animals’ awesome superpowers are actually true! More fun facts about these creatures are included after the story and provide additional educational value.








On a rainy night in March 1958 Joe as a young boy of ten years old along with his younger brother are abandoned by their mother over Troubled Water. Joe desperately cries out loud with no one around to overhear him praying for help. That tragic night brings about hearing poignant voices that start to play an integral part in his life. This event haunts Joe while growing up from a boy into manhood causing him to always search for answers to why.

Relatives, teachers and mentors in Joe’s life begin to replace the lost love and guidance needed by a young boy to become someone worthwhile. These special individuals in Joe’s circle of life are quickly recognized and admired and give him the strong footing he needs to survive. Demands are placed on his teenage life that would destroy most young adults, but Joe finds the strength to overcome the bad pathways by those same voices over Troubled Water.


Along Joe’s journey in life Troubled Water shows its massive mind power at far reaching locations as he travels around the world while serving in the US Navy and the Vietnam War. He finds that there are some Troubled Waters that are finally at peace and those that are not and never will be.


A long time family secret is exposed accidentally which intertwines most of his elder family members and their silence for many years. This family secret enabled Joe to discover most of his long lost answers to questions that were thought to never be solved. Each and every one of these amazing stories in this memoir are true and have been experienced by the author. 




Nova Scotia: Beautiful, Idyllic, Peaceful--Perfect. Until it was not! When Phil Kent finds a body on the shores of Nova Scotia, a worldwide conspiracy begins to unfold. Ancient Knights Templar are connected to a modern Native North American tribe and an extremist terrorist group using ultra-modern camouflage. It is a race to find priceless treasures buried on Oak Island. Kent, his wife Cyndi, and former Special Forces Operative Bill Lander work with security forces of Canada and the U.S. They struggle to foil the terrorists before they unleash their devastating attack on major cities of the world. Follow the major characters as they help direct the plan to prevent the conspiracy from succeeding.



More great books to check out!

When Meltdown's lead singer, Grant Hardy, returns from rehab, management hires an in-house counselor. 
There's just one problem: he's not an addict

A thrilling action adventure about a quest to find powerful stones and prevent it to fall in the wrong hands.

A collection of horror stories inspired by the Old West from authors from around the globe. Saddle up buckaroos this is going to be one wild ride.

Agile Scrum helps teams deliver technology and business products in short cycles with rapid adaptation to change and fast time-to-market, which drives competitive advantage.

This book contains easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions on a variety of Microsoft Word tips, tricks and shortcuts you can start using right way to work faster, save time and increase productivity, and includes 7 sections ranging from beginner to advanced levels.
All instructions have been tested in Word 2007, 2010 and 2016 and points out differences in all versions, as well as new features in Word 2016. 
If you’re not taking advantages of these features, then you are missing out on some of best shortcuts that Microsoft Word has to offer.

Magic will always have its way. But can a priestess teach the path of True Will to a heathen without consequences?

 inspiring and touching poems and thoughts for those who feel hurt, heartbroken and beat down by the world.

Follow Piper on a journey of love and discovery as she begins to unravel secrets of her past. She struggles with living her life in 21st century Massachusetts until she revisits 19th century France in this thought -provoking and beautiful story of a timeless love.

Cajun PI John LeGrand must fight a hurricane to protect a mother and her two daughters kidnapped by a brutal ex-husband threatening to kill them.

Sammy Jo counts ten sheep to put her to sleep, but tonight, ten more sheep appear. The new sheep are creating a ruckus. Sammy Jo has to find a way to calm the sheep down, count twent sheep, and ensure everyone is happy so they can get a good night's sleep. 




An important life lesson, intertwined with mind-boggling grade two math!

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