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The One & Only

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Added 29 June 2016

FICTION / Thrillers,
FICTION / Romance,
FICTION / Literary
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY POPSUGAR • Look for special features inside. Join the Random House Reader’s Circle for author chats and more.

Emily Giffin, the beloved author of such novels as Something Borrowed and Where We Belong, returns with an extraordinary story of love and loyalty—and an unconventional heroine struggling to reconcile both.

 
Thirty-three-year-old Shea Rigsby has spent her entire life in Walker, Texas—a small college town that lives and dies by football, a passion she unabashedly shares. Raised alongside her best friend, Lucy, the daughter of Walker’s legendary head coach, Clive Carr, Shea was too devoted to her hometown team to leave. Instead she stayed ...

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First Comes Love

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Added 29 June 2016

FICTION / Literary,
FICTION / Romance
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A pair of sisters find themselves at a crossroads in this dazzling new novel from the author of Something Borrowed, Where We Belong, and The One & Only. First Comes Love is a story about family, friendship, and the courage to follow your own heart—wherever that may lead.

Growing up, Josie and Meredith Garland shared a loving, if sometimes contentious, relationship. Josie was impulsive, spirited, and outgoing, Meredith hardworking, thoughtful, and reserved. When tragedy strikes, their delicate bond splinters.

Fifteen years later, Josie and Meredith are in their late thirties, following very different paths. Josie, a first grade teacher, is single—and this close to ...

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Spiritual Audacity

NEW BOOK REVIEW
03 September 2017

We’ve linked to a new review for Spiritual Audacity. Here’s an excerpt:

A debut spiritual memoir by a prominent businessman and Unitarian Universalist minister. An often engaging, if sometimes overly complex, remembrance. 

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Song of Batoche by Maia Caron

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28 August 2017

A people’s struggle for rights to their land and identity, a woman’s fight for ownership of her body and soul.

In a year when Canada 150 celebrates our iconic heroes, this historical novel about the Métis, from an Indigenous author, is at the very heart of Canadian identity. After learning that her great-great-grandfather was the president of Louis Riel’s provisional government in Batoche, and her great-great-uncle was Gabriel Dumont’s war lieutenant, Maia Caron was compelled to resurrect the ghosts of her ancestors, to tell the story of the North-West Resistance, the unspoken betrayals and buried secrets of the past.

When Louis Riel arrives in Batoche, Saskatchewan, in the summer of 1884, he discovers that the rebellious Métisse Josette Lavoie is a granddaughter of the famous chief Big Bear, whom he needs as an ally. But Josette resists becoming his disciple when she learns that Riel considers the Métis a lost tribe of Israel and himself the prophet who will lead them to the Promised Land. As General Middleton’s army marches to put down the “savage half-breeds,” both Josette and Gabriel Dumont draw ever closer to one another in their struggle to manage Riel, who is determined that he will meet Middleton only in Batoche, the City of God.

The historical events unfold from inside the beautiful mind of Louis Riel, his heroic war chief Gabriel Dumont, a subversive Catholic priest, a spy for John A. Macdonald, and three women with secrets: Madeleine Dumont, Marguerite Riel, and Josette Lavoie, whose journey to redemption emerges out of devastating acts of deception as the troops converge on Batoche to destroy the Métis Nation.

Maia Caron is Red River Métis. Her great-great-grandparents were one of the founding families of Batoche, and Jean Caron Sr. and his sons were among the last twenty Métis facing Middleton’s troops when they captured Batoche. Their house was burned to the ground during the battle and rebuilt in 1890. It is now a museum exhibit on the historic site. Maia lives in Toronto.

Ronsdale Press, founded in 1988, is a literary publishing house based in Vancouver, dedicated to publishing books that give Canadians new insights into themselves and their country.

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The Black Count

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Added 29 June 2016

FICTION / Historical,
BIOGRAPHY and AUTOBIOGRAPHY

WINNER OF THE 2013 PULITZER PRIZE FOR BIOGRAPHY

General Alex Dumas, is a man almost unknown today, yet his story is strikingly familiarbecause his son, the novelist Alexandre Dumas, used his larger-than-life feats as inspiration for such classics as The Count of Monte Cristo and The Three Musketeers.
     But, hidden behind General Dumas's swashbuckling adventures was an even more incredible secret: he was the son of a black slavewho rose higher in the white world than any man of his race would before our own time. 
     Born in Saint-Domingue (now Haiti), Alex Dumas made his way to Paris, where he rose to command armies at the height of the Revolutionuntil ...

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Ask George Anderson

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Added 29 June 2016

BODY, MIND and SPIRIT,
RELIGION
Ask George Anderson Understand the importance and meaning of your life's journey here on Earth--with the guidance and perspective of the souls in the hereafter. For nearly fifty years and more than thirty-five thousand sessions, George Anderson, widely considered the world's greatest living medium, has listened to those who have crossed to the other side. He has bridged the worlds of the here and the hereafter by co...

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Hail to the Chin

NEW BOOK REVIEW
03 September 2017

We’ve linked to a new review for Hail to the Chin. Here’s an excerpt:

The anecdotal sequel to the cult actor’s bestselling memoir. A breezy read through a breezy life.

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How Charles Baudelaire’s Poetry Changed My Life

Author News
25 October 2016

It’s true that literature can change your life. It changed Belgian author Bob Van Laerhoven’s. He told Inkflash:

"Because of  Les Fleurs du Mal (The Flowers Of Evil), Charles Baudelaire’s magnificent collection of poetry, I wanted to become a writer. Fat chance, everyone around me said."

In a short personal essay for the US-based writers’ blog Motive Means Opportunity, he evokes the nostalgic memory of a 17-year old Flemish country-boy, desperately wanting to create beauty.

Bob is also the author of mystery/suspense novel Baudelaire’s Revenge, which won the Hercule Poirot Prize for Best Crime Novel and the USA Best Book Award 2014 in the Fiction category. Check out a 3D preview here on Inkflash, or get totally immersed in the author’s interactive 3D room.

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Life Between Heaven and Earth

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Added 28 June 2016

BODY, MIND and SPIRIT,
RELIGION,
SELF-HELP
The New York Times bestselling authors of Lessons from the Light offer a new and provocative understanding of heaven and how messages from the afterlife can assist you in the here and now.
 
We live in a world of near-universal acceptance that once our lives on the earth come to an end we continue to a greater world. Whether that destination is called "Heaven," "Nirvana," or simply "The Other Side," tradition teaches us that there is, in most cases, a fairy-tale ending to life, a place where joy and harmony reigns supreme.  Yet, as this book attests there is still more to heaven and earth than is dreamt of in our philosophies.
 
George Anderson is considered by many to be the greatest medium living today. After more than 50 years of hearing from ...

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This Is Where You Belong

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Added 28 June 2016

FAMILY and RELATIONSHIPS,
HEALTH and FITNESS,
SELF-HELP
In the spirit of Gretchen Rubin’s megaseller The Happiness Project and Eric Weiner’s The Geography of Bliss, a journalist embarks on a project to discover what it takes to love where you live

The average restless American will move 11.7 times in a lifetime. For Melody Warnick, it was move #6, from Austin, Texas, to Blacksburg, Virginia, that threatened to unhinge her. In the lonely aftermath of unpacking, she wondered: Aren’t we supposed to put down roots at some point? How does the place we live become the place we want to stay? This time, she had an epiphany. Rather than hold her breath and hope this new town would be her family’s perfect fit, she would figure out how to fall in love with it—no matter what.
     How we come ...

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My First Coach

NEW BOOK REVIEW
03 September 2017

We’ve linked to a new review for My First Coach. Here’s an excerpt:

No better and no worse than the human-interest sports profiles on a local TV channel.

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02 August 2016

Inkflash displays new 3D previews every day from big publishers and indie authors alike. Each book preview places both you and the book in a 3D environment that matches the book's category - so reading a "space opera" novel is like floating in outer space, reading a gardening book has you sitting in a tranquil garden, etc.

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Vanity Fair's Schools For Scandal

NEW BOOK REVIEW
03 September 2017

We’ve linked to a new review for Vanity Fair's Schools For Scandal. Here’s an excerpt:

A collection of in-depth journalism previously published in Vanity Fair, each piece exposing trouble at an elite university or prep school. Solid material for Vanity Fair readers, fans of investigative journalism, and observers of higher education and...

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