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E-Reader’s Rack Vol 8: Independence

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Red Hot and BOOM!
by Various Authors

The Red Hot Authors present Red Hot & BOOM! A Sizzling Hot Collection of Stories. Celebrate Independence Day with Ten Books from Authors who will Heat Your Summer Nights!, You will fall in love with the characters!

  1.  ALL HAT NO CATTLE by Randi Alexander
  2.  FOR LIBERTY by Rene Folsom
  3.  COME WITH ME by Sable Hunter
  4.  WHITE CHOCOLATE CHERRY by Graylin Rane
  5.  SCORIN’ ON THE FOURTH OF JULY by Cassandra Carr
  6.  ONE LAST RODEO by Michel Prince
  7.  STARS AND SPARKS by Christin Lovell
  8.  FIRECRACKER! by Desiree Holt
  9.  SPARKS FLY by Mari Carr
  10. RETURN TO HER by Alexandra O’Hurley

Category: Romance & Holidays
Price: $0.99 Originally $9.90
Expires: Jul 10, 2015
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Clutter Free: Small Life Changes
by Lynn Hall

Want to de-clutter your home and live in a stress free environment, but feel like you do not have enough time? You can! Take back your life! This book is about having a plan for getting your life and things around your house under control. Learn which items to keep and which ones to let go of which is incredibly vital when you are attempting to de-clutter your home, reduce your stress, and simply streamline your day-to-day life.

Category: How to & Home Improvements
Price: $0.99 Originally $7.99
Expires: Jul 10, 2015
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Flight
by Alyssa Rose Ivy

With over 175 five-star reviews on Amazon: Allie is spending a summer in New Orleans when she meets mysterious and enticing Levi, who takes her on a supernatural journey that will cause her to question everything she thought she knew.

Category: Teen/Young Adult
Price: Free! Originally:$0.99
Expires: Unknown
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Saturday Night Widows
by Becky Aikman

In this “testament to the durability of the human spirit” (People), Becky Aikman shares her struggle with grief and her gradual adjustment to life after her husband’s death — with the help of a group of women known as the Saturday Night Widows. “An unexpected delight, rich with wisdom and laughter” (The Washington Post).

Category: Non-Fiction & Women’s Studies
Price: $1.99 Originally $9.99
Expires: July 19
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The Absolute Best Dump Dinners Cookbook
by Rockridge Press

Dive into this mouthwatering guide to everything from soups and salads to pastas and frittatas. With 75 delicious recipes that require minimal prep time, this book is ideal for the busy home cook!

Category: Cook Books/Quick & Easy
Price: $0.99 Originally $3.99
Expries: July 9
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Attitudes of Gratitude
by M.J. Ryan

Want to feel healthier, happier, and more complete? Learn to practice gratitude every day, with proven techniques that might just change your life! “This little book is an elixir for the soul” (New York Times bestselling author Kathy Freston).

Category: Self-help/Motivational
Price: $0.99 Originally $14.95
Expires: July 7
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E-Reader’s Rack Vol 7: Fantasy, Romance and Then Some

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Chanda Hahn
Descended from the Brothers Grimm, young Mina has inherited her ancestors’ unfinished business. Now she must find a way to resolve their incomplete fairy tales before a terrible curse destroys her… A glittering read with over 8,000 five-star ratings on Goodreads.
Category:  Teens/Fantasy
Price: Free! Originally: $0.99
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E-Reader’s Rack Vol. 6: Memorial Day Weekend Reads

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Falling for the Marine 
By Samanthe Beck
Chloe refuses to date military men — but when sexy helicopter pilot Michael ends up on her massage table, their chemistry is too powerful to resist. Don’t miss this sizzling USA Today bestseller with over 700 five-star ratings on Goodreads!
Category: Erotic Romance
Price: $0.99 Originally: $2.99
Expires: Unknown
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The BBQ & Outdoor Grilling Cookbook 
By Scott Cooper
Winter’s finally over — it’s time to break out the grill! This mouthwatering cookbook offers easy, delicious recipes for everything from seasoned steak to herb-sprinkled fish, along with irresistible sauces, tasty side dishes, and tantalizing desserts.
Category: Cooking
Price: Free! Originally: $3.99
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War Bonds
By Cindy Hval
Even in the depths of World War II, love found a way to thrive… This moving book tells how 30 remarkable couples came together in wartime — and forged bonds that would endure for life.
Category: General Nonfiction
Price: $1.99 Originally: $14.99
Expires: Unknown
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Grounded
By G.P. Ching
Growing up in an Amish community, Lydia Troyer is secluded from the outside world. When she seeks medical help for her father, she discovers a secret government study to end the energy crisis that thrusts her into a pivotal — and perilous — role. A riveting dystopian novel!
Category: Teen and Young Adult
Price: Free! Originally: $2.99
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Lest We Forget
Brian L. Porter
Brian L. Porter will take you into the center of the action in this poetry collection, and make you feel as if you are really there. One minute you’ll find yourself in the cockpit of a bomber, limping home damaged from a raid over enemy territory; and the next in a dogfight over the Kent countryside during the Battle of Britain. His grandfather and father having served in the army during WW1….
Category: Nonfiction
Price: $0.99 Originally: $3.99
Expires: May 26, 2015
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Ethan
Celeste Hall
Ethan knows that his entire race hovers on the brink of extinction. Strict laws that have protected their species are now being challenged. Laws created to prevent demons and humans from consorting outside of the Dream. But there is something about Madison that draws him in, despite the consequences.
Category: Paranormal Romance/Erotic Romance
Price: FREE! Originally: $2.99
Expires: May 28, 2015
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The Purge of Babylon 
By Sam Sisavath
After creatures of the dark nearly destroy humanity in one blood-soaked night, a small band of survivors fight their way to safety. Help awaits in the countryside — but the journey will test them in unimaginable ways… With over 550 five-star reviews on Amazon.
Category: Science Fiction
Price: Free! Originally: $0.99
Expires: Unknown
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Home to Walnut Ridge 
By Diane Moody
After leaving a nightmare job, Tracey returns to her Tennessee hometown, where she discovers surprising secrets, unlikely romance, and a fresh start. A warm and uplifting tale of faith, love, and second chances with over 200 five-star reviews on Amazon.
Category: Christian Fiction
Price: Free! Originally: $3.71
Expires: Unknown
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The Free 
By Willy Vlautin
A disabled Iraq War veteran, Leroy survives by escaping into an alternate reality — while Pauline and Freddie, who work at his nursing home, endure their own harrowing struggles. A “heartbreaking” novel (Booklist) with nearly 350 five-star ratings on Goodreads.
Category: Literary Fiction
Price: $1.99 Originally: $10.99
Expires: Unknown
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Against the Dark
Carolyn Crane
Today’s Deal is a Thriller Suspense by bestselling author, Carolyn Crane. An anticipation and a nail-biting suspense. Angel Ramirez left the safecracking game five years ago, and she?s worked hard to make amends and build an honest life. But when a beloved aunt is kidnapped, she must reunite with her girl gang to acquire the unique ransom: Walter Borgola’s prized diamonds…
Category: Romance, Myster/Suspense
Price: FREE! Originally: $3.99
Expires: May 28, 2015
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Inadmissible 
By Tamer Elsayed
Tamer came to America to pursue his dreams — but when a youthful mistake landed him in legal trouble, he discovered the dark side of the US justice system. “An intelligent, honestly written memoir of immigration” (Kirkus Reviews).
Category: Biographies and Memoirs
Price: Free! Originally: $2.99
Expires: Unknown
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The Identity Switch 
By AJ Winters
What if you could make big changes to your life by starting with a few small things? Learn how understanding your own psychology can help you achieve even your largest goals!
Category: Advice and How-To
Price: Free! Originally: $0.99
Expries: Unknown
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Burial Ground
By Michael McBride
When Hunter’s body turns up in Peru, his father flies down to investigate the murder. But he’ll soon wish he’d never set foot in the rainforest… Perfect for Michael Crichton fans.
Category: Action and Adventure
Price: Free! Originally: $2.99
Expires: Unknown
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Deceptive Cadence 
By Kathryn Guare
Conor McBride disappears into a false identity to find the man who betrayed him — his own brother Thomas. He wants nothing more than to bring Thomas home, but he’ll soon find himself facing danger and conspiracy in a foreign land. A mesmerizing thriller about family and redemption.
Category: Thrillers
Price: Free! Originally: $2.99
Expires: Unknown
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Dying for the Highlife 
By Dave Stanton
Jimmy Homestead has a checkered past, but he hopes to leave it all behind after winning $43 million in the lottery. Instead, he’s followed across Nevada by old enemies and so-called friends… Can PI Dan Reno keep him out of harm’s way?
Category: Mysteries
Price: Free! Originally: $3.99
Expires: Unknown
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E-Reader’s Rack Vol. 5: Free Weekend Reading

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Thriller/Suspense
Action & Adventure

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Power Games

R A Peters

Welcome to the future of America. Land of chaos and home of the ambitious… A botched assassination on the eve of Election Day throws the routine transfer of presidential authority on its head and the American government into chaos. With Congress and the Supreme Court locked in a constitutional standoff, rabble-rousing state governors fueling the fire and shadowy opportunists pulling strings, …

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Expires On: May 05, 2015

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rouse me

Women’s Fiction
New Adult & College Romance

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Rouse Me

Crystal Kaswell

Find yourself with the odd hour free? Today’s Deal is all about you, the WOMAN. Check out the new read in Women’s Fiction. Alyssa never thought she’d cheat. She has no time for the kind of passion that inspires such a tryst. Her priorities are clearget healthy and get back to her acting careerand that means staying with her workaholic boyfriend, Ryan. He may not be the most attentive guy around …

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blood forest

Thriller/Suspense

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Blood Forest

Jonathan Taylor

A young American couple conducting an aerial survey of central Africa is shot down by hostile militia in a dense region of the Congo. With their attackers in pursuit, Brandon and Samantha are pushed deeper and deeper into the forest, to a place so terrifying that even the local Mbuti refuse to enter. The pair soon discovers another party is risking the dangers of the jungle, seeking a rare flower …

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Expires On: May 05, 2015

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touch a dark wolf

Horror
Paranormal Romance

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Touch a Dark Wolf

Jennifer St. Giles

Jennifer St. Giles begins a dazzling new series that takes you into a world of seductive shape shifters and mystical beings, and into the hearts of a band of heroic warriors known as The Shadowmen. . . . Yesterday, Erin Morgan worked for a pioneering Manhattan medical center. Today, she’s on the run, witness to a chilling conspiracy. Fleeing for her life in the Tennessee mountains, she is run of …

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blood memory

Horror
Action & Adventure

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Blood Memory

Perrin Briar

Today’s Deal is all about HORROR. A great book to get your heart racing. Haven?s crew find Jordan Grant half-dead floating at sea. With a six-year hole in his memory, he remembers nothing of the Incident or the Lurchers who have claimed the land as their own. He joins the crew in their daily struggle to survive in a harsh new world where every meal is live or die. But when a shipwreck forces t …

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jake

Historical Romance

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Jake

Cynthia Woolf

Originally published in 2014 under the title Redeemed by a Rebel. Jake Anderson killed a man defending his fiance from a brutal attack, but lost her and his freedom in the process. Now he’s on the run, tormented by the need for vengeance. Becky Finnegan will do anything to escape her drunken father’s fists, including slave away at their mine. Her only hope is to strike gold and make a new life …

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Christian Fiction

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Three Little Words

Melissa Tagg

Today’s Deal by bestselling author, Melissa Tagg, is a warm Christian Fiction read. At their ten-year college reunion, they pick up right where they left off. Except this time their squabbling leads to a surprising turn: friendship and a year-long exchange of emails. So when Ava approaches a crossroads in her athletics department career in Minnesota, Seth is quick to offer the open apartment abov …

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E-Reader’s Rack vol 3: Weekend Reads Free to 99 cents

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Imhotep

By Jerry Dubs

A breathtaking journey into the time of the pharaohs: When American tourist Tim stumbles through a mysterious portal into a land gripped by famine, he meets a destiny he could never have imagined.

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Deal ends: January 20
Category: Historical Fiction

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Before Midnight

By Jennifer Blackstream

Loupe’s dreams of finding love are destroyed by a werewolf’s bite — she can’t control herself when she transforms. But Prince Etienne can’t stay away from beautiful Loupe, and he has secrets of his own… A sensual, paranormal spin on the Cinderella story!

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Category: Paranormal Romance

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The Tycoon’s Socialite Bride

By Tracey Livesay

Marcus and Pamela come from different worlds — he’s a sexy self-made mogul, she’s a lifelong member of the upper class. But when fate brings them together, there’s no stopping their explosive attraction…

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Category: Contemporary Romance

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Damian

By Jessica Wood

Heartbreaker and bad boy Damian Castillo doesn’t believe in love or commitment. Then he meets small-town girl Alexis Blythe, who’s new to the city and unimpressed by Damian’s charms. Could Alexis be the one, or will Damian use her too?

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Deal ends: January 19
Category: Contemporary Romance

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When No One Is Watching

By Joseph Hayes

Blair Van Howe fears his political aspirations are ruined after he causes a deadly accident. In a panic, he frames his best friend for the crime. Years later, his secret has come back to haunt him. How far will he go to keep his past hidden?

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Category: Thrillers

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For the Love of Pete

 By Debby Mayne

Bethany can’t fill the hole in her heart, so instead she fills her home with clutter and bargain items. Realizing it’s time for a change, she takes a chance on dating childhood friend Pete Sprockett. But first they must face the baggage of their pasts. A warm Christian romance.

Price:  $0.99

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Deal ends: January 20

Category: Christian Fiction

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The Lost German Slave Girl

The Lost German Slave Girl

By John Bailey

A true story that’s part brilliant history, part fascinating courtroom drama. On a morning in New Orleans, Madame Carl noticed an unmistakable face. Could this poor slave on the street really be Sally Miller, a German woman who disappeared 25 years before?

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E-Reader’s Rack: Christmas Reads Free to $1.99

THE COWBOY’S CHRISTMAS PLAN by Shanna Hatfield the-cowboy-s-christmas-plan-by-shanna-hatfield After Cadence Greer is jilted a week before her wedding, she takes a job as housekeeper and cook to seven cowboys, including Trey Thompson. With a lot of faith and a little Christmas magic, can they make a new happily ever after? Category: Christian Fiction Deal Price: Free!     Deal ends: December 24 Original Price: $2.99 Get Deal: Amazon room for love novel pic

Room for Love By Sophie Pembroke

When wedding planner Carrie Archer inherits the Avalon Inn, she’s determined to make her favorite summertime haunt a home. But first she must manage the quirky residents while planning her cousin’s Christmastime wedding.

Category: Chick Lit

Deal Price:  $0.99     Deal ends: December 29

Original Price: $6.86

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The Gift By Cecelia Ahern

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From the New York Times bestselling author of PS, I Love You comes an uplifting, magical Christmas story. When workaholic Lou helps a homeless man get a job, he learns an important lesson about what’s most important. With over 3,000 five-star ratings on Goodreads.

Categories: Women’s Fiction, Bestsellers

Deal Price: $1.99     Deal ends: December 30

Original Price: $7.99

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Calling All Freaky Book Clubs, “The Sleeping Beauty” Trilogy

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I first ran across the Sleeping Beauty Trilogy maybe five or six years ago when I was looking for a steamy romance novel to read because I hadn’t read one in years. While browsing an online bookstore, I came across The Claiming of Sleeping Beauty by A. N. Roquelaure. It was listed under erotica and I thought it was great that there was a grown-up version of Sleeping Beauty and ordered it without hesitation. Either I really didn’t understand the meaning of erotica or the book’s description was very subdued and misleading because what I found myself reading was very S&M to my surprise.

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Nevertheless, I read the entire first book, probably with my eyes wide open and my mouth agape. How can anyone think up this stuff? It was disgusting and I suspect highly offensive to some. I was shocked, but also fascinated. So much that when…

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