Carson's Bookshelf.

Author:Carson, Michael J.
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Starship Fantasy

Fay Stine

Outskirts Press

10940 S Parker Road 515, Parker, CO 80134

9781432727031, $10.95, www.outskirtspress.com

Adventure will never die. "Starship Fantasy" is a collection of short stories surrounding many young people who embark on a journey across the stars and visiting new planets and meeting very different people. For young fans of science fiction, "Starship Fantasy" may prove quite the fun read.

Speaking Truths

Dayna Hester

iUniverse

1663 Liberty Drive, Bloomington, IN 47403

9781450214377, $28.95, www.iuniverse.com

Reality is cruel and something no one wants to look in the eye. "Speaking Truths" follows Landon Starker, a teenager who has been doing everything he can to ignore the reality that haunts his past, that haunts his home. When life throws it in his face and he must let it all out and face the last thing he wanted himself. "Speaking Truths" speaks loudly of what many people face as they come of age, very much recommended reading.

Departings

Mary A. Lake

Tate Publishing

127 E. Trade Center Terrace, Mustang, OK 73064

9781616637538, $26.99, www.tatepublishing.net

As life rolls forward, people find that a better life isn't forever. "Departings" is Mary Lake, telling of three individuals telling their own stories and the hopes and dreams that came with the roaring twenties. Through these three stories, life is told showing different yet similar challenges among all of them. With frank honesty, "Departings" is a moving and valuable read of facing life's challenges, highly recommended.

Merlin's Message

Denise Moon

Outskirts Press

10940 South Parker Road, #515, Parker, CO 80134

9781432773496, $19.95...

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