Welecome to the breakout authors page on Online Book Club. One of the best things about Online Book Club is that we don't just throw the same recycled bestsellers at you that you can find front and center in any bookstore or other website. No, we introduce you to up-and-coming books and authors, the best-selling authors of tomorrow, the ones you might not hear about anywhere else. Come back to this page often, we update the featured authors every couple days. Check them out...
Love, Lust, and Other ComplicationsCan you find love or does love find you? Is desire, sex, and obsession possible at any age or is it only for the young? Sue is looking for male company to add something extra to her life. On the advice of her daughter she experiments with inter-net dating, experiencing less than positive outcomes. By chance, while on a coastal walk, she bumps into a runner, Mike, and unexpectedly, a passionate affair ensues. Their sexual relationship is intense and unfettered, not hampered by age or the late life expectations of others. In searching to fulfil her needs Sue has to wrestle with issues formed over her lifetime about relationship between males and females. Insecurities arise that threaten her confidence and the sense of independence. Perceiving women to be a mystery, Mike is on his own journey, exploring whether loving them and lusting after them is the same endeavour. Their getting together sparks insecurities and the necessity of dealing with conflicting views about love and sex and about age and connection.
The Dark LakeSomething is wrong with Jane.
Prophase: A Present TalePiper Walker, a high school senior, is unknowingly standing on the precipice of a monumental transformation in her life. She has always been offbeat, relating to nature and animals more than people. She grew up fast after her mom died from cancer at a young age, weeks after her brother was born. With a wrecked home life and a baby brother to raise, Piper is adopted by friends, a kind elderly neighbor named Esther and her cat Jazz, as her family and a nearby forest as her solace. A near-death experience causes an awakening inside her, prematurely opening her eyes to her destiny. A world of magic and light she never dreamt of lay hidden in the shadows of what she thought was real. However, trouble brews in paradise. A long-standing tyrannical rule has suppressed and strangled the world she is now part of. Somehow, she plays a crucial role in freeing the captive races of this ancient realm. Amongst the unspeakable beauty, the unknown danger, and the desire to find out who she really is, Piper discovers an unexplainable, first-time love that becomes the only thing that she can cling to in her stormy life.
Puktime- The People I Met at the PukThe "People I met at the Puk" is a series of witty short stories from a young Australian Entrepreneur. Brief and to the point, the stories depict the trials and tribulations faced in Myanmar Post sanctions in 2012.
The Boy who Lived with ghostsA disturbing, but often humorous, memoir written uniquely through the eyes of a child. This is the story of a young boy growing up in 1960's England, with an alcoholic father and a mentally disturbed sister. It is a shocking account of his sister's physical and psychological abuse of him, as well as a coming-of-age story.
A Guided Tour of Mad Men: The Second SeasonYou've probably discovered Mad Men's many virtues for yourself. Think of this e-book--the second in a series devoted to each Mad Men season--as a guided tour of of a television series that presents you with more than you can take in on a single visit. Mad Men comes at you in the form of weekly episodes, grouped into seasonal packages of thirteen spaced across a currently projected seven television seasons at intervals ranging, so far, from eight to seventeen months. To appreciate the nuances of its storytelling you need either a photographic memory or the leisure periodically to review all of the past seasons in preparation for the next one. Who has that good a memory or that much time? This e-book is designed to simulate the experience of flipping back over Mad Men's pages so that you can savor the pages to come.
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