This book selection was updated on May 23rd, 2022.
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Free: The Seven Magnificent Mind-sets of Success: Adventures with the Magnificent Mind-set Man

The adventure story of a geologist, Roger Hunt, who bemoans and lives with the loss of his family, which resulted from a fatefully lengthy battle with his devils, and of a chance reunion with an old acquaintance and alter ego that eventually leads him back to the Alaskan wilderness, ten years ago during his excursion, is told in “The Seven Magnificent Mind-Sets of Success: Adventures With The Magnificent Mind-Man.” by Russ Hamblin. One of several things that makes this book valuable... [Read More...]

Soldiers of Freedom

SOLDIERS OF FREEDOM is the true story of the 1944-1945 War in Western Europe and the final Allied struggle to conquer Nazi Germany. The story is told through the eyes of William McBurney, a tank gunner in the 761st Tank Battalion, the first African-American tank unit in U.S. history. $0.99 on Kindle. ... [Read More...]

The Price of Safety

By 2047, no crime in America goes unsolved. No wrongdoing goes unseen. When Dray Quintero learns his nineteen-year-old daughter Raven committed a heinous act, he covers it up to save her life. To survive, Dray must overcome the surveillance system he helped build and the technology implanted in people’s heads. Hunted and betrayed, with time running out, Dray must choose between saving Raven and dismantling the near-perfect society he helped create. $0.99 on Kindle. ... [Read More...]

Apart

  What do you do when passion and love carve a target onto your back? C.J. Pastore’s Captive of a Commoner trilogy tracks the aftermath of a scorching relationship between Alicia Cesare and former marine, Chase Reardon. Each book on sale for $0.99 this week only! $0.99 on Kindle. ... [Read More...]

Lead The Right Way: How to Lead With Empathy, Agility, and Resilience to Drive Sustainable Results in Turbulent Times

Lead the Right Way is designed to help you make an investment in yourself and become the next generation leader that your organization needs. This book introduces a simple leadership framework to overcome the great resignation and drive sustainable results during and post-pandemic. With this book, you will have an in-depth understanding of the three leadership pillars along with practical applications and concrete examples to bring greater empathy, agility, and resilience to your workplace... [Read More...]

Rogue

Mac “Rogue” Steele didn’t want to babysit a federal protection witness his brother drops into his life. Until he sees the gorgeous and scarred Stevie Anderson. With a corrupt cop, and an escaped killer hunting them, can Rogue do the impossible and save Stevie? $0.99 on Kindle. ... [Read More...]

Gargoyle Sighted

A world never seen is now unleashed… In an unfamiliar world where magic controls the land, Cassie discovers her new partner is more than he seems. As her own magic awakens and she discovers her powers, she has to figure out which side she will stand on when her partner needs saving again. Will her choice set her free or condemn her amongst those that didn’t know she existed? $2.99 on Kindle. ... [Read More...]

Buying Options Read Now You already own this item. Read anytime on your Kindle apps and devices. Buy for others Give as a gift or purchase for a team or group. Learn more Quantity: 1 1 Buy for others Add to List Share Amazon book clubs early access Add to book club Not in a club? Learn more Sponsored Look inside this book.Hits, Heathens, and Hippos: Stories from an Agent, Activist, and Adventurer by [Marty Essen] Play Audible sample Follow the Author Marty Essen ? Following Hits, Heathens, and Hippos: Stories from an Agent, Activist, and Adventurer

He’s survived a fierce hippo attack and a sting from the world’s most venomous insect, but can he survive an over-the-top father, who prays aloud in restaurants, faith-heals his old Toyota, and believes demons possess his Masonic Lodge watch? Find out in the hilarious new memoir from multi-award-winning author Marty Essen! “Marty Essen’s book, Hits, Heathens and Hippos, takes you on a comedy journey that never ends. It’s a wicked funny ride. And I know funny.”—Karen Pickering, com... [Read More...]

Free: Lost Child

A spellbinding tale of abandonment, rejection, and survival. A baby girl abandoned at birth was raised in an orphanage and sent to the mid-west on an orphan train. Placed out as a farm laborer, she fought for survival in a lonely, abusive environment. How did she survive? Free on Kindle. ... [Read More...]

Free: Sniper’s Nest

The ambush is in place, he takes aim, and shots ring out. Chicago is officially on notice, and a siege is underway on the city’s men and women in blue. Assigned to the task force investigating the shootings, Jesse McCord and twenty of Chicago’s top-notch detectives work day and night to track down the sniper whose agenda is apparent—to kill as many police officers as possible. Getting in front of the crazed assailant is the only way to stop him, but without a name, a face, or a witness to... [Read More...]

Bad Mood Boss

Someone woke up on the wrong side of the bed. My grumpy ex. Maybe it’s because one of his new billion-dollar toys is broken and I’m the only one brainy enough to fix it. So sad. Sorry, not sorry. He thinks I’m stubborn, obnoxious, and worst of all, smarter than him. He’d be right. Tough situation for the hottie, for sure. But for me? I’m loving every crabby second of it. I love the offer he makes. This alphahole thing that he’s going to be calling the shots. And I’m here to fix th... [Read More...]

Ensure Educational Success: Innovative and Common Sense Strategies for Leading a School Culture Where Teachers and Students Thrive

Students are our future – but what if our current methods of instruction are jeopardizing that future? In a world of constant new initiatives and expensive “teach the teachers” courses, educators need to do more to effectively facilitate real connection that inspires learning for their students and results in lasting change for their classroom.In Ensure Educational Success, Chief of Schools Dr. Samuel Nix shares a new way of thinking for leaders that will positively impact student achieve... [Read More...]

Those Three Words

I never thought getting fired from my dream job would change my life. And I certainly never imagined three little words would be my undoing. Trust me—they’re not the words you’re thinking. Those three delicious, toe-curling words whispered by my boss were where it all changed. When budget cuts at my local school leave me scrambling to find a job before I get evicted, I stumble upon the listing of a lifetime. How hard can being a live-in nanny for a little five-year-old girl be? Especially... [Read More...]

Corrupt Kingdom

From USA Today bestselling author Ava Harrison comes a gritty, twisted standalone romance. They say Cyrus Reed is ruthless. That he rules the underworld with an iron fist. A criminal. A murderer. A monster. He controlled fortunes and amassed empires. Our paths should never have crossed, but one poker game intertwined our fate. I woke up stranded on his island. Trapped. Forced to play a dangerous game of hate and lust. He said he took me to protect me. That he was saving me. But who will save me... [Read More...]

Free: Hollow Stars

As lead singer of popular, emerging rock band, Tracing Stars, Kennedy has the swagger of a badass, or at least she used to. While caught up in the booze, passion, and chaos of her first major rock tour, her dreams are erased by a string of ever-worsening blackouts. Now, the instability of her mind has landed her in a psychiatric hospital. Despite being convinced one of her tour mates sabotaged her, she lacks any evidence. Trapped in the asylum, she alternates between the past and the present de... [Read More...]

Free: The Lamb

When city detective Kate Monroe endures a bitter break up, her only option is to relocate back up north to the town of her birth, Barnsworth. She soon finds that her detecting skills are in demand, as a mysterious serial killer stalks Barnsworth’s streets seemingly picking victims at random. Who is this faceless killer and what is the link to “The Four Horseman of the Apocalypse?” Only Kate Monroe and her colleagues can unmask, “The Lamb.” Free on Kindle. ... [Read More...]

Twin Secrets: A Dad’s Best Friend Secret Pregnancy Romance (Billionaire Secrets Book 1)

It was torturous to work for my dad’s best friend. When I say torturous, I mean that I had to tear my eyes away from his chiseled abs and gorgeous jawline. Until I just couldn’t… Dylan is a former SEAL turned CEO. Oh, how I wish CEOs weren’t that irresistible. As a self-made woman who never used her daddy’s resources, I have a ton of pride. I would never risk my career by sleeping with my boss. I would never destroy my reputation by falling into bed with my dad’s best friend. Or so ... [Read More...]

Heart of the Cottage Court Motel

Rebecca has one love in her life…her young five-year-old son. Unexpectedly, after a number of sudden changes in her well thought out plans, the single mother finds herself and her son living with her Great-Aunt Lettie in her big historic home in the small town of Spring Falls. Sheriff Connor Patterson didn’t expect to see Rebecca again…at least not until he heard that she was moving to Spring Falls. It wasn’t as if they were enemies but the last time they’d seen each other, it hadn’t... [Read More...]

Free: The Vows We Keep (Vows for Life Book 2)

After leaving the priesthood, Tristan O’Connor finds himself single, unemployed, and looking for a place to live. He longs for a family life, but being an ex-priest isn’t a selling point on the dating scene. When an unfortunate accident brings Miranda into his life, he begins to believe love and the future he hopes for are possible. But life begins to throw unexpected revelations that complicate an already difficult path. Family upheaval, unexpected gifts, an unknown sister revealed, and hi... [Read More...]

Play It Like You Mean It!: Supercharge Your Playing and Let Your Piano Work for You

For the serious piano student who has mastered the classics, but now they want to take their playing to the next level. Emile teaches them how to put emotion into their playing so the pianists reach the hearts of their listeners and not just their ears. He combines method and mindset to help these pianists communicate through every chord and resonate with their audiences. $0.99 on Kindle. ... [Read More...]

Protecting Yourself From Toxic People

In ‘Protecting Yourself From Toxic People’, Therapist Neela Arnaud helps you recognize early childhood conditioning that prevents you from setting appropriate limits when people disrespect, mistreat, or abuse you. Also includes practical strategies for effectively setting boundaries and overcoming codependent behaviors rooted in the freeze, fawn, or submit response. $0.99 on Kindle. ... [Read More...]

Play You

I hated to play her…But she left me no choice with her betrayal. Star-crossed lovers doesn’t even begin to describe what happened seventeen years ago when I fell for the one girl I shouldn’t have. The forbidden. Our Rival. My enemy.Piper Collins. She was perfect, despite her family name. Too good to be true… too bad she was a snitch. Planted to infiltrate our club. I guess ripping my heart out was just a bonus. And when the truth was discovered, her and her family were dealt wit... [Read More...]

Free: Kiss Me

From USA Today best-selling authors W Winters and Amelia Wilde comes a sinful romance with a touch of dark and angst that will keep you gripping the edge of your seat … and begging for more. I should have known when I couldn’t keep my eyes off her that this would be a mistake. I was hired to protect her, this woman who’s lost everything yet there’s an obvious fire that blazes behind her beautiful gaze. She stares back, daring and tempting me. It calls to a side of me that’s darker and... [Read More...]

Unconventional

An inspirational story about taking a chance, following your vision, and thriving in one of the US’s wildest emerging industries, 2022 Independent Press Award Distinguished Favorite, Unconventional, profiles Jamie Andrea Garzot’s journey as one of California’s legal cannabis industry pioneers. $0.99 on Kindle. ... [Read More...]

My Splendid Concubine

“Readers interested in unconventional romances in an out of the ordinary setting will find plenty to enjoy.” – Nanette Donohue Historical Novel Society “Highly recommended!” – Midwest Book Review $0.99 on Kindle ... [Read More...]

Free: Distant Lovers: An Anthology of Love Poems

Distant Lovers is an anthology of love poems collected over many years. It’s about the twists, turns, ups, and downs of a long-distance relationship. It’s also about the twists, turns, ups, and downs of the long-distance relationship we can develop within ourselves. Pérez presents us with the agonizing insecurities of being young and in love. It embraces the challenges, the inability to move, the retention of heartache, live and feel everything that comes with it. Free on Kindle. ... [Read More...]

The Heart of a Hussar

He’s determined to protect his country. But can he defend himself against the ultimate betrayal? Muscovy, 1610. Jacek D?browski yearns to be recognized for his valor. Hoping his recent promotion to lieutenant will help secure the lands he desires, the twenty-two-year-old Polish cavalry officer earns instead the enmity of his captain. And his out-of-character rescue of two innocents from slaughter sets in motion a chain of grave consequences. Discovering the young woman and her brother are not... [Read More...]

Enjoy Heavenly Living Now: Become Childlike

Learn how to have a childlike faith so you can live among Heaven’s wonders, where the unimaginable and miracles happen every day. Accomplishing your impossible dreams or feeling God’s unconditional love beyond all measure are just a few benefits of becoming more childlike. Discover fifteen childlike characteristics that will transform your life so that you can enjoy Heavenly living now. $0.99 on Kindle. ... [Read More...]

Free: The Day He Drove By

A widowed florist, her ten-year-old daughter, and the paramedic who delivered the girl a decade earlier… Paramedic Andrew Herrin delivered Gretchen Samuels’s daughter on the side of the road when she and her husband couldn’t make it to the hospital in time. When their paths cross again in small-town Hawthorn Harbor, she’s a widow and the baby is ten-year-old Dixie. Dixie gets along great with Drew, and Gretchen finds herself falling in love with the man who’s rescu... [Read More...]

Sarana and the Dark King

The fearsome Dark King of Bounten, with a magical creature known as a Valomere by his side, is on a quest to find the rare metal tarilium. His brutal ways incite the powerful psychic Allani. But when news of his plans to invade the kingdom of Attaveer spread, a new opponent emerges—Sarana, the daughter of a farmer…or is she? At birth, Sarana was sentenced to death for her “cursed” white hair. The delivery nurse, Meriden, whisked the fair-haired babe to a loving home acro... [Read More...]

Rising Tides: The Complete Series

A family broken by time. Can they discover what truly matters? Returning to her quaint childhood home after years of success in the big city, Brie is faced with a flood of memories from a long-gone past. Still struggling after the death of her late husband, she throws herself into reconnecting with her family and old friends – even if seeing her former high school sweetheart Jason Reed brings back some painful memories. Desperate to mask her envy of her successful older sister, Evelyn fights ... [Read More...]

Longing for You: From Secret to Fearless Lovers – A Mercenary Romantic Suspense Novel

His world is steeped in violence. Her job keeps her tough. When their passion ignites, can they battle the coming storm? Montana man Lucas Grayson loves his son. So after his wife files for divorce and threatens to take his child, the notorious mercenary hopes to get the law on his side. And when a stunning and well-connected businesswoman helps him gain joint custody, he opens up his heart to new possibilities. Nothing intimidates Arianne Whiteley. Heading west to care for her best friend, the... [Read More...]

THE LAST SELF HELP BOOK that you will ever need to be happy

What kind of supreme arrogance allows someone to call their book “The Last Self Help Book: that you will ever need.” It is a catchy title, isn’t it? Maybe it will grab people’s attention. And, what if, it happened to be true? Or at least some part of it turned out to be true? The whole book, in one way or another, is working on the same premise: Control physiological arousal levels so we can be relatively free of most mental illnesses, anxiety, depression and be happy. Dr. Miller’s ex... [Read More...]

The Siege

The desert winds brought the marshal to town. He rode out of the wilderness, his duster flapping like black wings, his hat concealing his face except for the scraggly growth across his chin. A pearl-handled Colt rested in the holster at his hip, and he seemed more shadow than man in his black clothes. Like all great things signaling a shift in the world, he arrived unnoticed by anyone, barely visible through the dust storm. Kris Jensen only wanted a drink and a night with an accommodating saloo... [Read More...]

Free: Dark Glass (Dominions I)

Rodin, professional killer, is forced to take a contract on a target in the perfect society of the Dome, where violence doesn’t exist. But nothing is perfect. Even under glass, secrets and dangers flourish. And as Rodin closes in on his target, others close in on him. If Rodin doesn’t remove the target, he’ll be the one removed. Free on Kindle. ... [Read More...]