Rule #1: Crazy People Make You Crazy;
The Survival Guide for Coping with
Impossible People (at-work edition)
John J. Patterson, illus. by Mark Hill.
Spring Branch Farm.
$17.99 paper (180p),
This book is about coping
with the crazy people at
work. Rule #1—crazy people make you
crazy—is the foundation of 10 rules. A
serious book with funny cartoons and
This Giraffe Can Laugh:
A Simple and Concise Guide to
and Anxiety by Someone
Helen Theuma, illus. by
Helen Theuma. ASPG.
Theuma aims to change the way you
view your own mind to give you back the
power to control it, bringing insight and
hope to the topic of mental health. Move
out of the darkness toward happiness.
Waiting to Die, Longing to Love
Russell K. Lanier. Expert Insights
Publishing. $17.99 paper (342p),
An award-winning televi-
sion news producer becomes
addicted to crack cocaine
after an investigation into illegal drugs
Bill Gourgey. Jacked Arts Press. $14.95
A young computer
genius, on the run from
drug dealers, hides out in
the U.S. Capitol and soon finds himself
entangled in a dastardly political
Dinosaurs Living in My Hair
Jayne M. Rose-Vallee, illus. by Anni
In this picture book, Sabrina has masses
of wild, curly blonde hair and worries
there may be animals—like dinosaurs—
living in there.
Enchanted Castle on the River:
Sylvia Abolis Mennear.
Createspace. $17.99 paper
Amazon, BN.com, Xlibris
On a family camping trip,
Matthew, a young teen, is transported
back to the Middle Ages by the wizard
Zerkin. Now son of the king, Matthew is
next in line for the throne—if his younger
brother doesn’t kill him first. To get back
home, Matthew must fulfill a wish for the
king and the wizard.
The Feeding Season
Stoyan T. Stoyanov, illus. by Stoyan
Stoyanov. Smashwords. $1.99 e-book,
Bars Ibis and his coevals
are forced to leave the
Fortress and fight for their
lives while roaming about
the lethal Old Earth. They have one mis-
sion—to survive the Feeding Season.
Donna M. Zadunajsky.
Pronoun. $6.99 paper
(125p), ISBN 978-1-5227-
4245-6; $2.99 e-book,
Amazon, Apple iBooks, BN.com, Google
A novella about a boy named Mick and
his struggles with life. His parents’
divorce and a friend’s suicide make his
world unbearable. Each “cut” has a deeper
meaning—a cry for help.
The History Major: A Novella
Michael Phillip Cash. Chelshire. $10.99
After a vicious fight with
her boyfriend, followed by a
night of heavy partying, col-
lege freshman Amanda Greene wakes up
in her dorm room to find things are not
the same as the day before.
Love at First Book:
A Short Story in Verse
Sarah Tregay. CreateSpace.
$3.99 paper (64p),
Lorelei catches a stanza of heart-stop-
ping description of a boy with a book in
his back pocket. And that might have
been all if he didn’t leave it behind with a
poem tucked inside.
Song of the Oceanides
J.G. Źymbalist. CreateSpace. $25.99
paper (574p), ISBN 978-1-
5232-1403-7; 99¢ e-book,
A dreamlike, suspenseful
coming-of-age tale about
artists, daydreamers, sea nymphs,
Martians, and Martian hummingbird
Zeal Master: Warrior’s Dream
Rahmel Garner. Lulu Press. $14.56 paper
A story of a forgotten
time when supernatural
forces ruled the earth. This
world is centered around a group of
people known as zealeths. ;
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