Learn About the Military’s Next Frontier

On Monday, President Trump directed the Department of Defense to establish a sixth branch of the military: The Space Force. With troops poised to soon take to the stars, now is a great time to read all about where they will be headed. Check out these intriguing titles about the wonders of our vast universe.

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#FridayReads: Animal Tales

We’re rolling into the weekend with the delightful Animal Tales series from Protea Boekhuis. Tales of Jackal and Wolf are integral to Khoi-Khoi and South African culture – no one should grow up without these stories! In these beautifully-illustrated books, you’ll meet the sly Jackal and whimsical Wolf, and a whole cast of animal characters.  Continue reading “#FridayReads: Animal Tales”

Thursday Book Review: Tapas

Happy Thursday! We’re excited to share with you some wonderful reviews of Tapas by Elisabeth Luard, a recent paperback release from Grub Street Publishing. Keep reading to see what reviewers have said about this tasty book!  Continue reading “Thursday Book Review: Tapas”

World Oceans Day

Did you know that today is World Oceans Day? The importance of our oceans cannot be overstated, so today we’re featuring books about the sea, marine life, and more! Check out these books, and read up on what makes our oceans so beautiful, and how they have inspired writers across the ages. Then, get out there and do something to help conserve or clean up our oceans today!  Continue reading “World Oceans Day”

Thursday Book Review: “Children’s Children”

This week’s featured book is a Sabateur Awards-nominated title from Liberties Press: Children’s Children by Jan Carson. Keep reading to see what reviewers think of this unique, poignant collection of short stories.  Continue reading “Thursday Book Review: “Children’s Children””

Thursday Book Review: “Out of Sight, Out of Mind”

This week’s featured book from Choc Lit is not your typical romance novel. Out of Sight, Out of Mind by Evonne Wareham combines romance, suspense, and a bit of science fiction for a unique story that will keep you captivated until you turn the last page. Keep reading to see what reviewers have said about this book!  Continue reading “Thursday Book Review: “Out of Sight, Out of Mind””

Food Friday: “Food and Farming in Prehistoric Britain”

Happy Labor Day Weekend!

This week, we’re excited to share a recipe from Fonthill Media‘s Food and Farming in Prehistoric Britain. You may be thinking, “Why in the world would I want to make prehistoric food?” but bear with us. This book actually has some great recipes, in addition to being a fascinating history of the dietary habits and lifestyle of Britain’s early inhabitants.  Continue reading “Food Friday: “Food and Farming in Prehistoric Britain””

The Real History Behind “Game of Thrones”

Get your Game of Thrones fix while waiting for the next season to start by reading these books on true events that may have inspired the  A Song of Ice and Fire series. From the Wars of the Roses, to Hadrian’s Wall, to the legend of Sawney Bean, these books will fill the void until the next season begins. Continue reading “The Real History Behind “Game of Thrones””

New Book Reviews from the Historical Novels Review!

Book reviews from the May issue of the Historical Novel Society‘s Historical Novels Review are now available on their website, and the new reviews include several of our new and forthcoming titles!

These reviews feature books from Allison & Busby, Mereo Books, and Choc Lit. Check them out:  Continue reading “New Book Reviews from the Historical Novels Review!”

Two Choc Lit Titles have been Shortlisted for the RONE Awards!

The Rest of My Life by Sheryl Browne and Search for the Truth by Kathryn Freeman are both on the Shortlist for the RONE Awards Contemporary – Steamy category! Luckily, you can vote for two books 🙂

Click here to head over to InD’tale Magazine and cast your vote. (Voting ends May 8th, so don’t delay!)

The Rest of My Life
9781781892800You can’t run away from commitment forever …
Adam Hamilton-Shaw has more reason than most to avoid commitment. Living on a houseboat in the Severn Valley, his dream is to sail into the sunset – preferably with a woman waiting in every port. But lately, his life looks more like a road to destruction than an idyllic boat ride…
Would-be screenplay writer Sienna Meadows realizes that everything about Adam spells trouble – but she can’t ignore the feeling that there is more to him than just his bad reputation. Nor can she ignore the intense physical attraction that exists between them.
And it just so happens that Adam sees Sienna as the kind of woman he could commit to. But can he change his damaging behavior – or is the road to destruction a one-way street?
You can purchase your copy here on our website, or from any major bookseller.

Search for the Truth
9781781893029Sometimes the truth hurts …
When journalist Tess Johnson takes a job at Helix pharmaceuticals, she has a very specific motive. Tess has reason to believe the company are knowingly producing a potentially harmful drug and, if her suspicions are confirmed, she will stop at nothing to make sure the truth comes out.
Jim Knight is the president of research and development at Helix and is a force to be reckoned with. After a disastrous office affair he’s determined that nothing else will distract him from his vision for the company. Failure is simply not an option.
As Tess and Jim start working together, both have their reasons for wanting to ignore the sexual chemistry that fires between them. But chemistry, like most things in the world of science, isn’t always easy to control.
This title will soon be available in the US. You can pre-order your copy here on our website, or from and major bookseller.