Handpicked Kindle Books for Sep 29 Judged by Their Covers

Today’s Picks – Best Handpicked Kindle eBooks – Grab Bag Thursday

Here are our eBook picks for Thursday, September 29. Today we’re featuring books from a variety of genres. Enjoy!


G-SALE by Randy Nargi







Genre(s): Contemporary Fiction

Bogwood, Washington is a pleasant suburban community with a special distinction–it has more garages per capita than any other town in America. Not surprisingly, Bogwood is also the “Garage Sale Capital of the U. S. A.”When retirees Doris & Clayton Fenwick decide to empty their nest of retro-modern antiques, they set the wheels in motion for a frantically funny “g-sale” involving Bogwood’s most avid garage sale junkies… (more)


IMPULSE by E. B. Walters







Genre(s): Romance

Lex Fitzgerald is not your average billionaire. He leads a double life as the conscientious head of his family and the pleasure-seeking rogue who parties hard and pushes the limits in and out of the bedroom. His two worlds are about to collide because of one woman, Jillian Finnegan.Lex needs a secret weapon to defeat a competitor and finds it in Jillian Finnegan. He has no intention of letting her potty mouth, her crazy lifestyle, or her eccentric family get in his way. So when he makes her an offer, he expects her to accept. However, sparks start… (more)


Love Handles by Gretchen Galway







Genre(s): Romance

The world of fitness apparel isn’t ready for Beverly Lewis. She hates the gym, is nice to everybody, and shops at Ross Dress for Less. When she’s not teaching preschool, she’s wearing yoga pants… to nap in. So when she inherits her estranged grandfather’s fitnesswear company in San Francisco, nobody expects her to keep it. Fite Fitness needs a heartless suit to save it from bankruptcy, not a thirty-year-old woman who cries when her students leave for kindergarten.Someone like Liam Johnson. A former Olympic swimmer, Liam is Fite’s executive vice president. Unlike Bev, he’s devoted his life… (more)


Shopaholic on Honeymoon by Sophie Kinsella







Genre(s): Romance

This free eBook short story fills in the gaps of Sophie Kinsella’s bestselling Shopaholic series, following Becky Brandon and her husband, Luke, as they start their luxurious yearlong honeymoon around the world. But these jet-setters are about to hit some turbulence. Becky and Luke are in Venice-the city of winding canals, gorgeous historic buildings, and, of course, exceptional shopping. To unwind from the stress of their wedding, Becky has planned an utterly blissful honeymoon where, for an entire year, they will hop from one country to the next-Italy to the Czech Republic to Sri Lanka and beyond… (more)


The Legend of the Firewalker by Steve Bevil







Genre(s): Fantasy, Paranormal

A black hooded figure suddenly appeared behind her. She gasped and her brown eyes grew wide. Nathan watched helplessly as a small trickle of blood fell from her mouth. Other hooded figures appeared; their silver swords clutched upright against their chests. Nathan held tight to her lifeless body while trying to fight back the tears that swelled in his eyes. “No,” he cried. “No!”Nineteen-year-old Nathan Urye is supposed to be having a relaxing summer as a camp counselor but ever since he started having nightmares about a beautiful girl being hunted by flesh-clawing monsters, his life… (more)


Mail Order Bride: Westward winds: A Clean Historical Cowboy Romance by Linda Bridey







Genre(s): Romance, Western

Tessa O’Connor lives in a world of privilege and excess. Her doting parents want her to make a good match with a worthy gentleman and live a respectable life. She is beautiful and intelligent and she comes with a hefty dowry. There is no reason that she shouldn’t be able to find an eligible man and settle down.Tessa herself is the reason. The men who are attempting to court her are, in her opinion, boring and conceited. Not only that, Tessa craves excitement and adventure, of which there is little in her social circles. By chance, she comes across… (more)


One Insular Tahiti by Thea Atkinson







Genre(s): Contemporary Fiction, Paranormal

Luke MacIsaac has shameful secrets.He lived a horrible life and now that he’s dead, he can’t shake the memories of his entire violent past. He wants out of death, and to escape, he needs to be born again.His decision to live sets in motion the very thing he’d hoped to avoid: images of war, childhood abuse, and the tortured life of a brother he loved and failed. He finds living comes with consequences, and none are worse than the ones his choice imposes on the young woman who will ultimately bear him… (more)


Nuclear Winter Wonderland by Joshua Corin







Genre(s): Contemporary Fiction, Thriller

Adam Weiss’ twin sister, Anna, is kidnapped by Ebbetts, an unpleasant and possibly cancer-ridden man who might have plans that involve a nuclear device. Desperately searching for Anna, Adam acquires a couple of sidekicks: Filbert, a man of small stature who used to do something brutal for the Mob, and Cherry Sundae, a Croatian female clown who only speaks Spanish. Join them in their nearly impossible adventure… (more)


Lifting the Wheel of Karma by Paul H. Magid







Genre(s): Contemporary Fiction

Joseph Connell is a gifted high school athlete, loved deeply by his family, yet tormented by nightmarish visions he can neither explain nor escape. After a horrific accident forever alters the course of his life, he travels to the remote Himalayas of India in search of a mystical old wise man alleged to possess supernatural healing power. The man he seeks, however, will not so easily reveal what he truly knows, for he alone knows Joseph’s true destiny…and that the secret he is searching for resides within the heart of each and every one of us… (more)


Butterface by Gwen Hayes







Genre(s): Romance, YA

When love isn’t lucky…or pretty.The scars on Beth’s face aren’t nearly as deep as the ones she nurses on the inside. She was born with hemifacial microsomia and was supposed to feel “lucky” that she wasn’t as disfigured as some people.One boy, Lucky O’Leary, starts to find the cracks in her hard shell and finds himself falling for her. Only Lucky has a secret–he needs to bring Beth to a “dog dinner” or lose his spot on the team. She can’t find out that the guy who brings the ugliest date wins a prize… (more)


Village Books by Craig McLay







Genre(s): Contemporary Fiction

Village Books is a local institution… which is good, because most of the staff probably belong in one. The manager’s addiction to WebMD has turned him into a closeted hypochondriac. The cashier’s husband may have just gone AWOL with a small arsenal of fragmentary explosive devices. The fiction lead is buying urine on the black market. Trying to hold it all together is the store’s long-suffering assistant manager, who is spinning his wheels in retail while he waits for something better to come along. That something better may be Leah Dashwood, an aspiring actress and new assistant manager with… (more)


Message Received by Rosemarie Naramore







Genre(s): Contemporary Fiction, Romance

Ike McKinney and Liz Sanders are residents at the same retirement center. When they go missing, the director of the center suspects the seniors have run off together. She contacts their grandchildren, Amanda Richardson and Brady McKinney, who soon learn that the wily seniors have a life lesson or two in store for them, as they lead them on a merry chase. After attempting to set up the younger couple, in hopes the two might make a love connection, the seniors decide it’s time they have a little fun for themselves. They head off to parts distant. Worried for their… (more)


What Stays in Vegas by Beth Labonte







Genre(s): Romance, Contemporary Fiction

Bored administrative assistant, Tessa Golden, is trapped in a life of lousy weather, irritating bosses, and mind-numbing secretarial work. Her dreams of being an artist have rapidly deteriorated into building things out of paperclips while on hold with tech support. To make matters even worse, the love of her life has gone off and married another woman.So when Tessa is suddenly transferred to the Las Vegas branch of her company – playing wingwoman to her freshly divorced boss, juggling a client-from-hell, and catching the eye of one very eligible coworker – will her life finally be shaken up… (more)


The 4th Floor Lounge by Amanda Hamm







Genre(s): Romance, Contemporary Fiction

Where does an extreme introvert draw the line between being lonely and being left alone? One quirky college student is looking for the answer in the 4th floor lounge. Her goals are simple: make one or two good friends and avoid talking to everyone else. Achieving those goals will not be easy for this gorgeous yet socially awkward heroine. She’s constantly approached by guys who are not interested in friendship. And when she finally forms some solid bonds it’s her own romantic feelings that get in the way… (more)


True Blue Tucker by Campbell Jefferys







Genre(s): Contemporary Fiction

Two men go in search of the real Australia, and find it in a bar in Munich. But what will they do with it now they’ve found it? Australia. What comes to mind when you see or hear this word? Guys in khaki shorts jumping into crocodile infested waters. Long, white sand beaches. Shrimps on barbecues. Athletes and actors. “Really? Mel Gibson is Australian? ” Surfer boys and pin-up girls. Cuddly koalas that aren’t really bears. Come on. There has to be more to Australia than that. There is. Much more. True Blue Tucker is the story of Darius and… (more)