It’s the last weekend of summer, and there are quite a few deals on Kindle books, including one of the hot books of the past few months. Let’s take a closer look.
Beach Read by Emily Henry, $1.99 I’m just finishing this book, borrowed digitally from the library, when it expired and had to go back. Then I checked on the Amazon website and it’s only $1.99 right now. What a steal for one of the hottest chick lit books of the summer. It’s got a lot of great dialogue, which I’m always a sucker for, it was like reading a Gilmore Girls script. Look for my review in the coming weeks.
The Babysitter by Phoebe Morgan, $.99. On the hottest day of the year, Caroline Harvey is found dead in Suffolk. Her body is left draped over a cot—but the baby she was looking after is missing. Hundreds of miles away, Siobhan Dillon is on a luxurious family holiday in France when her husband, Callum, is arrested by French police on suspicion of murder.
Crazy For You by Emma Heatherington, $.99 What would you do for a second chance at first love?
Aspiring actress Daisy Anderson is a hopeless romantic with dreams of finding her own happily ever after. She’s left her sleepy home town of Kilshannon and the heartache of lost love far behind her, determined not to look back … until her past comes looking for her that is!
Darkest Night: (Detective Gaby Darin, Book 2), $.99 Christine De Bertrand wakes up to her worst nightmare: rather than the man she went to bed with, lying beside her is her housemate, Nikki—dead. With no memory of the night before, Christine can’t explain what happened, and the police are baffled.
I Am Number Four (Lorien Legacies Book 1), $1.99 The first book of the #1 New York Times bestselling series and the inspiration for the hit movie from Dreamworks!
Nine of us came here. We look like you. We talk like you. We live among you. But we are not you. We can do things you dream of doing. We have powers you dream of having. We are stronger and faster than anything you have ever seen. We are the superheroes you worship in movies and comic books—but we are real.
Borderland Brides/The Healer/The Thief, $.99 Curb your Outlander cravings with Allison Butler’s seriously sexy Scottish novel about an English woman, a Scottish Laird, a case of mistaken identity and a love that will surpass all barriers.
No one deserves to be taken before their time. Do they?
Joe McKee—pillar of the Derry community—is dead. As arrangements are made for the traditional Irish wake, friends and family are left reeling at how cancer could have taken this much-loved man so soon. But grief is the last thing that Joe’s daughter Ciara and step-daughter Heidi feel. For they knew the real Joe—the man who was supposed to protect them and did anything but….
Two sisters, both emerging into womanhood… But they couldn’t be more different.
While Eve is the mature and sensible one, Sarah is headstrong and desperate for a taste of real life. When Eve brings a new face home for the holidays, Sarah does something that will change both of their lives forever. Something that Eve can never forget—or forgive.
From the moment they meet their worlds are changed forever. They know that fate has led them to each other.
Daniel knows Erica is special, but he doesn’t quite understand how special she is. Because Erica has a unique gift: an ability to slip between worlds and observe a life she’s never lived, made up of all the paths she didn’t take. But just as their lives seem perfect, tragedy strikes.
Curveballs: How to Keep it Together When Life Tries to Tear You a New One, $.99 What happens when you step on one of the great Lego pieces of life? When you get blind-sided? Thrown a curveball? When you get divorced? Or someone dies? With dozens of expert brain morsels and more than a little humor, Curveballs is a memoir-meets-self-help manual for how to keep it together when life tries to tear you a new one.
A Study in Charlotte (Charlotte Holmes Novel Book 1), $1.99 The last thing Jamie Watson wants is a rugby scholarship to Sherringford, a Connecticut prep school just an hour away from his estranged father. But that’s not the only complication: Sherringford is also home to Charlotte Holmes, the famous detective’s great-great-great-granddaughter, who has inherited not only Sherlock’s genius but also his volatile temperament. From everything Jamie has heard about Charlotte, it seems safer to admire her from afar.
Taken by Lisa Stone $.99 Eight-year-old Leila Smith has seen and heard things that no child should ever have to. On the Hawthorn Estate, where she lives, she often stays out after dark to avoid going home. But what Leila doesn’t know is that someone has been watching her in the playground. One day, she disappears without a trace….
“Scary amazing fun.”
Evils both above and below ground arise once again, threatening the world and all its inhabitants with extinction in this electrifying science fiction thriller—the final novel set in the Awakened universe—from the #1 internationally bestselling author and star of television’s Impractical Jokers and a bestselling science fiction writer.
War destroyed their worlds, now two young girls and their remarkable horses are fighting once more – this time to win.
When twelve-year-old Mira stumbles across a white stallion in a forest in Berlin, she doesn’t realise that this horse will take her on an incredible journey. Together, they’re going to ascend the starry heights of Grand Prix show jumping, and sweep back in time to Poland in 1939 where another young girl is risking everything to save the horse that she loves…
Prince of Ponies is a story of courage and the will to win against all odds.
59 Memory Lane: The most charming and heartwarming top ten feel good novel of the year! (Pengelly Series, Book 1) $.99 May Rosevere has reached the grand old age of one-hundred-and-ten, thanks to several slices of toast with butter every morning, a glass (or two) of port, and the wonders of the Cornish sea air—or so she tells everyone. But there’s much more to May than her remarkable age. She has a secret. One that no one has ever discovered.
Pretty Little Liars, Book 1, $1.99. The basis for the show my teen could not stop binge-watching, the first book in the series is only $1.99 right now. If you’re not familiar with the show, In ultra-trendy Rosewood, Pennsylvania, four beautiful girls are hiding very ugly secrets. High school juniors Spencer, Hanna, Aria, and Emily have grown apart since their best friend Alison DiLaurentis went missing three years ago. But now someone is sending them anonymous notes, threatening to reveal their darkest secrets. There’s only one person who knows that much about them, but Ali’s gone . . . isn’t she?
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