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TowerBabel – A New Online Platform for Readers and Writers

Do you enjoy reading and discovering new books? Are you a writer yourself, and you’ve often thought about publishing your work for others to read and discuss? Then TowerBabel is the perfect online platform for you. Designed for readers and writers alike, TowerBabel aims to make collaboration between writers, and self-publishing easier than ever.

The best thing about this platform is that it was created in such a way that both casual writers and professional writers can use it successfully. For instance, casual writers can choose to record and share their stories, and then they can invite friends to join in and make their own contribution to the story. It is an interesting and exciting way of writing, which can lead to the creation of something truly special and unique. Professional writers, on the other hand, can use the platform to collaborate with other authors, with editors, artists, and proofreaders. They can self-publish their books with just a couple of clicks, and get constructive reviews from their readers.

Bloggers will also find TowerBabel very useful, as they can use it to export their journals and publish the content in a book. The fact that everyone can drag and drop pictures inside the document, and even embed videos, will make the writing experience even more enjoyable and innovative. The purpose is to offer writers and bloggers the opportunity to use all means to get their message through.

Readers can use TowerBabel to read classic novels, but also lots of new books, which they can review, share, and discuss. They can use the site’s reader, and they can also add the books to their personal library. It’s a great way of keeping track of their reads.

The mission of TowerBabel is to make the world more open and collaborative by bringing together writers, readers, bloggers, reviewers, and editors. Anyone who has an interest in books and the world of writing and publishing will immediately fall in love with this unique online platform.

“A Naive Heart” by Sarah Becks

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Relationships should be based on reciprocal trust, love, and understanding. This is all the more important in the case of marriages, the two spouses having to share all their joys and sorrows, all the good and the bad for the rest of their lives. When this mutual trust is betrayed by either of the partners, things can only go wrong, causing much trouble and unneeded pain.

In her novel “A Naive Heart,” author Sarah Becks treats this subject, writing on the theme of marriage, family, love, and betrayal. Her book is based on real events, but she changed names of persons and places in order to conceal the identity of those who were involved.

“A Naive Heart” tells the story of Sarah and her husband, John. After being happily married, Sarah comes to realize that things aren’t as they initially seemed to be and that her loving husband, whom she had trusted from the very beginning, is hiding a secret so dark that it completely compromises their marriage. At first, John managed to keep his desires a secret, using his relationship with Sarah as façade, but over the years, his true nature showed through little by little, determining Sarah to nurture feelings of fear, mistrust, and deception.

Sarah Becks’ novel brings into discussion important questions for all married couples, such as how well can the two partners know each other?; is a man capable of hiding his real self from his wife for years, completely betraying her?; can a marriage weakened by lies be rebuilt?; how much should be shared in a relationship and how much kept private?; does being direct and honest represent the best way to go at all times?

The author has touched a sensitive issue, skillfully depicting the difficulties faced by an innocent person, “A Naive Heart,” when confronted with a corrupted one. This novel will leave you with a new perspective on life, determining you to ponder upon your own relationships as well.

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“Legendary Detective at the World’s End (Book 1)” by Kaye Wagner

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Readers who are looking for an entertaining, action-filled read which has a well-built protagonist should seek no further. “Legendary Detective at the World’s End,” by Kaye Wagner, follows a young detective as he solves various mysteries in the Metropolis of Teigen, discovering beasts, tackling unsolved murders, tracking down thieves, and dealing with new forms of government.

Engaging and suspenseful, “Legendary Detective at the World’s End” comprises three stories whose action takes place in a dystopian, steampunk universe. Kaye Wagner’s writing style renders the narration truly captivating and the characters believable as they naturally grow and develop throughout the stories. “Legendary Detective” will take you on thrilling adventures in a complex world, while also inviting you to ponder upon certain aspects of humanity. Therefore, Wagner’s work is not only entertaining, but also thought-provoking.

Kirin, the protagonist, is a detective built in the manner of Conan-Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes: incredibly intelligent, witty, and ingenious. He frequently finds himself involved in solving challenging mysteries, strange cases of murder and thievery, and he is constantly caught in a fight against organized criminal gangs. But nothing is impossible for Kirin: although endangered by the riddles he is trying to solve, the detective boldly undertakes them, each and every new challenge representing the beginning of a new adventure.

“Legendary Detective at the World’s End” combines various elements from different cultures, as well as several genres – adventure, crime, science-fiction, and dystopian. The stories include surprising twists that the reader simply can’t anticipate, aspect which makes them all the more gripping and exciting. Kaye Wagner has a keen eye for details and great descriptive talent, building memorable characters and a complex world.

If you are a fan of mysteries and detective stories set in a post-apocalyptic world, then this is the right book for you. Find “Legendary Detective at the World’s End” on Amazon.

“Everville: The City of Worms” by Roy Huff Free on Amazon from 1/24 to 1/27

Free on Amazon from 1/24 to 1/27

Free on Amazon from 1/28 to 2/1

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Ever since Tolkien wrote his “Lord of the Rings” trilogy, the fantasy genre has kept developing and gathering more and more fans. Over the years, many writers have contributed to the list of fantastic worlds and characters, providing readers the thrilling opportunity to embark on incredible adventures. Among such writers, we can mention J. K. Rowling, George R. R. Martin, and Neil Gaiman. Roy Huff has created yet another engaging fantasy series, entitled “Everville.”

This series comprises three books – “The First Pillar,” “The City of Worms,” and “The Rise of Mallory” – and it follows the adventures of Owen Sage, a college student at Easton Falls University. In “The City of Worms” the protagonist, Owen, comes to understand the seriousness of the threat posed by the Them. He has to join forces with various creatures, both familiar – from the first installment in the series – and new ones, in order to fight against the forces of evil and prevent the Them from invading not only the idyllic Everville, but also the Earthly Realm. Throughout the entire book, Owen is confronted with new problems and many dark secrets are revealed.

“The City of Worms” is a beautifully written piece of fantasy, combining original characters, a gripping plot, and a well-built fictional universe. By moving from Everville to the Earthly Realm and then to the Other In-Between Lands, the story takes the reader through a wealth of settings where he or she gets to meet an impressive array of characters: From, Marmooks, and Ubaloo, just to name a few. What renders the novel particularly gripping is the descriptive writing. The author skillfully illustrates battles and settings, allowing the readers to immerse themselves in the action.

You may find “The First Pillar” free on Amazon from 1/28 to 2/1, and “The City of Worms” from 1/24 to 1/27. Also, if you want to win a copy of “The Rise of Mallory” signed by Roy Huff, enter the competition on the Goodreads page of the novel.

“A Kitty and His Dream” by A.J. Fontaine – Free on January 29, 2014

Did you know that cats have dreams just like us? Now you might wonder what a cat could possibly dream of. Well, the lead character of A.J. Fontaine’s story, Outside Kitty AKA O.K., can give you an answer: cats daydream of delicious meals, warm cushions to sleep on, and a loving family. Of course, only the kitties who don’t have all these things dream of them, and O.K. belongs to this category. He is a little kitty that sleeps outside, under an oak tree, but wants so much more from his future.

Children will love O.K. not only because he is absolutely adorable, but also because they have a lot to learn from him. O.K. is a special cat. Why? Because he’s not going to wait for things to simply happen. He knows his dream might never come true if he doesn’t do anything. So, he decides to take matters into his own paws and tries to find a loving family. His journey will be full of adventures, challenges, and heart-warming events that will bring tears to any animal lover’s eyes. O.K. goes from an outside cat to a shelter pet, and things are not always very easy for him. After all, not every pet in a shelter finds a family to adopt him. Both children and their parents will root for O.K. and hope he will find what he’s looking for by the end of the book, because he certainly deserves it.

A.J. Fontaine has written an amazing story that will keep readers glued to the pages. Even though “A Kitty and His Dream” is quite short, O.K. goes through a lot of adventures, and there are enough plot twists to keep any child engaged. The illustrations are also very beautiful, and O.K. looks adorable with the cute little faces he makes all the time. By reading this story the children will learn one important thing: “Dreams come true, even if you’re a cat!”

“A Kitty and His Dream” is the perfect gift for someone who loves animals. Remember to grab your copy on January 29, 2014, when it is free on Amazon.

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“The Anonymous Girl” by the Holy Ghost Writer

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Having written several novels which have become best-sellers, the Holy Ghost Writer now brings to his/her readers the continuation of Zadyee’s adventures. “The Anonymous Girl” is the follow-up of “That Girl Started Her Own Country.” The author skillfully combined surreal elements, romance scenes, and humor, creating a techno-thriller novel which is both full of action and funny. Fast-paced and well-written, “The Anonymous Girl” is bound to keep the readers glued to the pages.

One of the main assets of the Holy Ghost Writer’s latest book is the protagonist. Zaydee reminds us of other strong, independent, and intelligent female characters – such as Stieg Larsson’s Lisabeth Salander – who fight against anything standing in their way, confidently and boldly pursuing their goals. This kind of female characters do not accept defeat and can’t stand others making derogatory comments regarding their physical appearance, lifestyle or plans.

The violet-eyed girl, Zaydee, finds herself in a difficult situation after a false arrest gets her confined in the Miami Federal Detention Center. She refuses to reveal her identity, thus receiving the nick-name “Princess Jane Doe” and attracting the attention of the media in a world where everyone eagerly expects the next scandal. Now Zaydee has to fight for her freedom, while also planning to take revenge on both the judge and the FBI agents who wrongly sent her to prison.

“The Anonymous Girl” treats various themes and ideas which keep developing throughout the entire novel. The originality of the plot and the characters, as well as the high-quality writing technique will provide an incredible reading experience, and you will find yourself completely engrossed in the story. Apart from the fast pace and the wealth of adventures, the novel is bound to take the reader by surprise with some well-thought twists. For those who are fans of zombie novels and TV shows, the Holy Ghost Writer has prepared a surprise for you in “The Anonymous Girl.”

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“Blue Butterfly” by Marian L. Thomas to Be Released on April 4, 2014

Marian L. Thomas is the bestselling author of “My Father’s Colors” and “Strings of Color”, both of which have received the USA Best Book Finalist Award. Her stories are filled with intriguing themes of race, family strife, love, friendship, and abuse, and with believable characters that leap off the pages and find their places into the reader’s heart. Marian L. Thomas’s books have also been seen on national television stations, such as the Oprah Winfrey Network, Ovation, and the A & E Network. Her latest novel, “Blue Butterfly”, is scheduled for release on April 4, 2014.

It’s not a coincidence that “Blue Butterfly” will come out on April 4, 2014, because this is the anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Moreover, the book shows how his death touched the life of a young and promising white ballerina, Anya Duport, who will become the mother of the main character – Precious Blue Johnson. When the action begins, Precious Blue is just a young and naïve girl with a big dream. She leaves Lutts Country, Georgia for New York, where she hopes to find her birth father and to make history as the world’s first black ballerina. But is the world ready for a black ballerina? Precious Blue might just find out the answer to that question the hard way.

Blue’s journey to success will be filled with obstacles, but also with friends and love. She will be guided by the wise Ms. Ann, and she will fall in love with the gorgeous Ray Silvers. Ray doesn’t only have the most amazing eyes Blue has ever seen, but he is also a promising doctor, and he is willing to love her completely. However, his dark past and his drug-addicted mother will threaten to destroy their future together. Will Blue and Ray follow their hearts and overcome these hardships?

There have been five black ballerinas that have managed to make a noticeable mark in the world of ballet, convincing everyone to see their talent and not the color of their skin. They have fought for their right to dance on the world’s biggest stages, a right they won through hard work, dedication, passion, and pure talent. “Blue Butterfly”, a novel about romance, secrets, betrayal, and forgiveness, is inspired from these strong women’s stories.