Inn Dreams

Karen Grace has just realized her life’s dream of buying an old motel to renovate — by herself. How hard can it be? But money slips through her fingers fast and she’s forced to find a job in town, where she meets the love of her life. Then the real trouble begins. She begins finding her belongings destroyed, ominous messages scribbled on her walls, an effigy planted behind her property. It’s clear someone doesn’t want her in town and they’re going to make sure she leaves.


Meet April Tompkins

April Tompkins grew up on the prairies of North Dakota and now lives in Minnesota with her husband and her cat Sasha. She is the mother of two strong men.

She is not only an author, but an accomplished songwriter and singer, whose independent albums have garnered thousands of plays on Spotify and are featured in music libraries. She is also the creator and editor of a digital music magazine and has been a music blogger since 2007.

In her writing universe, April’s characters are not as uncomplicated as they seem. Everyone has a story, but it may take some coaxing to get them to tell it.

The Penguin who stopped a Fire

Hi, I am Pip, the Penguin and I stopped a dangerous forest fire today. How did I do such a brave thing? How did the fire start in the first place? Find out in this colorful book all about me.

Meet Cove Books

The author, who refers to herself as “Just a mama who loves to write and draw”, is an animator turned full-time mom. She began her writing journey inspired by her child’s fascination with penguins. How long will this journey continue and where will it lead? Only time will tell :) For any information or feedback, she can be reached at clovebookskids@gmailcom

Mr. Daisy: A Low Fantasy Slice of Life

Previously Published as Mr. Daisy by M. Vattic

Short Synopsis

A 7’3″ substitute teacher with a talking flower growing out of his head comes to a small city to teach. The kindhearted giant changes the lives of those around him, and at the same time, he inadvertently learns from these new people to love himself and accept the accidental death of his younger sister.

Full Synopsis

Quincy Daisy is impossibly strong, incredibly large, and a seasoned substitute teacher. His closest friend is a cosmic entity that takes the form of a flower on his head. Together, they travel the world, teaching others to love themselves and one another.

He has arrived at Blue Diamond Elementary in the East Coast city of Almond Bay, where he will teach for an entire school year. In this city, he will be challenged by an odd assortment of colorful characters, including a trio of kindergarten students who aim to scare him away, a clumsy co-teacher who will unravel his emotions, and even a biker gang who seeks to take him down.

A whole year may be impossible, however. The longer he stays in one place, the worse his nightmares become. The death of his sister has hung over his neck like a guillotine since childhood. Because of this, he never has a home. If he wants to be free and truly happy, the teacher must become a student of those around him.

Meanwhile, Kari Hayes is a kindergartener with boundless energy known for pulling pranks and getting into mischief with her two closest friends. Her creativity is infinite, and her teachers are her greatest victims.

Life isn’t easy at home. Since her parents’ death, her brother, Kaleb, has been raising her independently. He works hard to make ends meet and to keep the two of them together. But it isn’t enough. With his inexperience and her headstrong attitude, they will be challenged by life and each other.


Meet M. Vattic

A Minnesotan from the Sticks, M. Vattic’s writing is influenced by his experience of growing up with a family of mental illnesses. After breaking away from alcoholism, he committed to his childhood dream and wrote a book. He prefers odd and unique characters in tongue-in-cheek situations that were molded by heavy life moments.

Little Pie wants to Fly

A Cute, Rhyming tale about overcoming limitations and the power of friendship. Pie, the adorable little penguin, dreams of soaring through the sky, but alas, his flippers aren’t exactly designed for flight. However, should he be disheartened by this fact? Absolutely not! Why, you ask? Well, because…. ” When we have good friends, anyone can fly.” This heartwarming tale is the perfect choice for parents and teachers looking for a fun read-aloud that teaches children about the importance of perseverance and the strength of friendship. With its relatable characters and catchy rhymes, children of all ages are sure to love this story about overcoming limitations and reaching for the stars. Read less

Meet Cove Books

The author, who refers to herself as “Just a mama who loves to write and draw”, is an animator turned full-time mom. She began her writing journey inspired by her child’s fascination with penguins. How long will this journey continue and where will it lead? Only time will tell :) For any information or feedback, she can be reached at clovebookskids@gmailcom

The London Hustler

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Do YOU want to thrive in London without breaking the bank?

In July 2015, I left Australia and moved to London based on not much more than a gut feel. But I hated it. Broke and miserable, I just couldn’t find my groove and was wondering if the “gut feel” that led me here was in fact an almighty bum steer. Sheer determination and hustle led me to discover amazing ways to save money, meet new people, enjoy what London has to offer – and life has flourished ever since.

The London Hustler is the book that I wish someone had given me when I first moved to London. It is packed full of great tips on how to settle in, specific networks to join, places to go, ways to save money, travel more, meet new people, explore new things and maximize your time in The Big Smoke. It’s a mix of personal experiences and practical insights all designed to help you get the most out of everything this amazing city has to offer from day 1 – without the struggle and overwhelm.

Join me in falling in love with this brutal and beautiful City.