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The Culture Code

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The New York Times bestselling author of The Talent Code unlocks the secrets of highly successful groups and provides tomorrow’s leaders with the tools to build a cohesive, motivated culture. Where does great culture come from? How do you build and sustain it in your group, or strengthen a culture that needs fixing?

In The Culture Code, Daniel Coyle goes inside some of the world’s most successful organizations—including Pixar, the San Antonio Spurs, and the U.S. Navy’s SEAL Team Six—and reveals what makes them tick. He demystifies the culture-building process by identifying three key skills that generate cohesion and cooperation, and explains how diverse groups learn to function with a single mind. Drawing on examples that range from Internet retailer Zappos to the comedy troupe Upright Citizens Brigade to a daring gang of jewel thieves, Coyle offers specific strategies that trigger learning, spark collaboration, build trust, and drive positive change. Coyle unearths helpful stories o…

Ignition

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If you flip on the news, it’s clear: our world has no shortage of evil brewing. With hate and violence spreading so fluidly, it can be difficult to set our compass straight on the path of morality, courage and love.
Ignition, a new work of Speculative YA fiction penned by an anonymous author writing under the pen name William Hawk, aims to do just that: provide a compass and space for reflection.
On protagonist William Hawk’s sixteenth birthday, his “boring” life as a seemingly average teen interested in girls, cars and food gets turned upside down. His Change Agent III status, which until now he knew nothing about, suddenly activates at 12:27 p.m. -- complete with strange powers and a responsibility to save Earth from evil.

Just months before, on her sixteenth birthday, Grace’s Change Agent III status revealed a horrible truth: her malevolent twin brother, Roland, is actually Roivas, a dark master capable of destroying the world. After years of being mistreated by her brother and deeme…

Color of Evil + Giveaway

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Color Of Evil Series Boxed Set by Connie Corcoran Wilson Publisher:  Quad Cities’ Press (Aug, 2017)
Category: YA, Psychological Paranormal Thriller
Tour Dates: Oct/Nov, 2017
Available in: E-book, 725 Pages

THE COLOR OF EVIL series presents you with characters who live, breathe and die in small town Cedar Falls, Iowa. Tad McGreevy, the focus of the series, has a paranormal power, Tetrachromatic Super Vision, that allows him to see auras that tell him whether a person is good or evil. At night, in horrifying nightmares, Tad relives the crimes of the evil-doers. Eventually, becomes the target of a particularly lethal antagonist, Michael Clay (aka Pogo the Clown) who wants to eliminate the teen-aged boy. In three books, we witness the power of evil faced off against a good-hearted young boy who just wants to protect those he loves.

Beginning with the first manifestations of this supernatural power at the age of 8, the book quickly takes us forward to the high school years of Tad and…

Watch out for The Rest Will Come

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Murder can be risky…and not just for the douchebags on the business end of Emma’s power
saw.
Men only let Emma down. They cheat, and they lie. They send unsolicited pictures of their
genitals. Ready to give up hope, Emma decides to go on one last date. Then it finally happens—
she finds the thing she loves most of all.
Killing clueless jerks she finds on the internet.
Lost in a happy haze of hunting her victims, devising increasingly-clever killings, and
streamlining her dismemberment process, Emma gets careless.
As her need for her murderous outlet grows, she runs an increasing risk of getting caught…or
worse—falling for one of her victims.




My Review

What a way to start out a book. The main character, Emma, is gouging out the eyes of her date. The best part was when her hand got stuck and she used her high heel to push on the dead guy's body and fell on her ass. Instantly, I was a fan of Emma's. It actually was great that the story started out this way to show how strong Emma …

Jungle Rock + Giveaway

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Jungle Rock - A romantic comedy novella

Handsome young chef Zach Docherty is feeling the heat. Following an exposé in a national newspaper, his fiancée Poppy Dunlop has broken their engagement. Heartbroken at the thought of life without Poppy, Zach drowns his sorrows and, when his agent suggests that Zach becomes a contestant in a reality TV show, Jungle Survival, he reluctantly agrees. Plunged deep in the jungle, into a bizarre mix of talent and trials, Zach meets glamour model Cleo Petra, and the cameras go crazy.Will Zach survive and be crowned Jungle King? Or will his latest exploits push Poppy further away...


"If you're looking for a highly entertaining story, look no further."
Linda's Book Bag

"Another really good book from Caroline James."
Rachel's Random Reads

"A fun romantic read - 5 stars!"
My Chestnut Reading Tree

"Fans of 'I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out of Here' will love this book!"
Nikki Ashton, best-selling romcom autho…

Poison

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Poison is a literary psychological thriller about a marriage that follows minor betrayal into a bubbling stew of lies, cruelty, manipulation, and danger.

Cass and Ryan Connor have achieved family nirvana. With three kids between them, a cat and a yard, a home they built and feathered, they seem to have the Modern Family dream. Their family, including Cass' two children from previous relationships, has recently moved to Portland —a new start for their new lives. Cass and Ryan have stable, successful careers, and they are happy. But trouble begins almost imperceptibly. First with small omissions and white lies that happen daily in any marital bedroom. They seem insignificant, but they are quickly followed by a series of denials and feints that mushroom and then cyclone in menace.

With life-or-death stakes and irreversible consequences, Poison is a chilling and irresistible reminder that the closest bond designed to protect and provide for each other and for children can change in a mi…

Hanging with Christina Bergling, author of The Rest Will Come

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Murder can be risky…and not just for the douchebags on the business end of Emma’s power
saw.
Men only let Emma down. They cheat, and they lie. They send unsolicited pictures of their
genitals. Ready to give up hope, Emma decides to go on one last date. Then it finally happens—
she finds the thing she loves most of all.
Killing clueless jerks she finds on the internet.
Lost in a happy haze of hunting her victims, devising increasingly-clever killings, and
streamlining her dismemberment process, Emma gets careless.
As her need for her murderous outlet grows, she runs an increasing risk of getting caught…or
worse—falling for one of her victims.






Biography Colorado‐bred writer, Christina Bergling knew she wanted to be an author in fourth grade.
In college, she pursued a professional writing degree and started publishing small scale. It all began with “How to Kill Yourself Slowly.” With the realities of paying bills, she started working as a technical writer and document manager, traveling…