Handpicked Kindle Books for Jan 8 2019 Judged by Their Covers

Today’s Picks – Best Handpicked Kindle eBooks – January 8, 2019

Happy Tuesday, Shelfbuzzers. Here’s today’s list of handpicked books (all under $5 at the time of posting, some marked as free). Happy reading!


The Color of Destiny by Julianne MacLean

Shelfbuzz Score: 9.2 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Contemporary Fiction

Eighteen years ago a teenage pregnancy changed Kate Worthington’s life forever. Faced with many difficult decisions, she chose to follow her heart and embrace an uncertain future with the father of her baby and her devoted first love.At the same time, in another part of the world, sixteen-year-old Ryan Hamilton makes his own share of mistakes, but learns important lessons along the way. Twenty years later, Kate’s and Ryan’s paths cross in a way they could never expect, which makes them question the possibility of destiny. Even when all seems hopeless, could it be that everything happens… (more)



Saving Mars by Cidney Swanson

Shelfbuzz Score: 8.7 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Sci-fi, Free

Save her brother or save her planet? When the food supply of Mars’ human settlement is decimated, seventeen-year-old Jessamyn Jaarda, the best pilot Mars Colonial has ever seen, flies to Earth to raid for food. Earth-Mars relations couldn’t be worse, and her brother is captured during the raid. Breaking rules of secrecy and no contact, Jess finds an ally in Pavel, nephew to a government official, but their friendship only makes more agonizing the choice before her: find her brother or save Mars? (379pp… (more)



Damians Oracle by Lizzy Ford

Shelfbuzz Score: 7.7 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Fantasy, Romance, Free

Inspired by Slavic mythology, Damians Oracle is the entree into the ongoing battle between good and evil over the fate of humanity. The White God, Damian, and his Guardians protect the world from the Black God and his monsters while rescuing Naturals … humans with extraordinary paranormal gifts … from the Black God, who would kill or convert them.Caught in the middle is cool-headed Sofia, a Natural whose gift will tip the scales in the war. Sofia begins her transformation from human into oracle, the first in thousands of years. Damian rescues her from the Black God in time to… (more)



Everything Under the Heavens by Dana Stabenow

Shelfbuzz Score: 7.7 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Historical, Free

Raised in a prosperous family of 14th century Chinese merchants, Wu Johanna has grown up on camelback, in bustling city marketplaces, and in the cool, shaded depths of Silk Road caravanserai. Hers is a world of spice merchants and pearl divers, bandits and troubadours, servants and sheikhs. A world in which trust is more valuable than gold, and the right name can unlock a network of contacts from Japan to North Africa. Johanna is, after all, the granddaughter of Marco Polo. In the wake of her father’s death, however, Johanna finds that lineage counts for little amid the disintegrating court… (more)



The Trinity Game by Sean Chercover

Shelfbuzz Score: 7.5 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Thriller, Paranormal

Daniel Byrne is an investigator for the Vaticans secretive Office of the Devils Advocate–the department that scrutinizes miracle claims. Over ten years and 721 cases, not one miracle he tested has proved true. But case #722 is different; Daniels estranged uncle, a crooked TV evangelist, has started speaking in tongues–and accurately predicting the future. Daniel knows Reverend Tim Trinity is a con man. Could Trinity also be something more? The evangelist himself is baffled by his newfound power–and the violent reaction it provokes. After years of scams, he suddenly has the ability to predict everything from natural… (more)



The Earls Enticement by Collette Cameron

Shelfbuzz Score: 7.2 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Romance, Historical

She wont be tamed.A fiery, unconventional Scot, Adaira Ferguson wears breeches, swears, and has no more desire to marry than she does to follow societys dictates of appropriate behavior. She trusts no man with the secret she desperately protects.He cant forget.Haunted by his past, Roark, The Earl of Clarendon, rigidly adheres to propriety, holding himself and those around him to the highest standards, no matter the cost. Betrayed once, hes guarded and leery of all women.Mistaking Roark for a known spy, Adaira imprisons him. Infuriated, he vows vengeance. Realizing her error, shes appalled and releases him… (more)



The Happy Housewife by Kate Cooch

Shelfbuzz Score: 6.9 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Mystery, Thriller

Samantha ‘Sam Sherman is a thirty something stay-at-home Mom without any problems. She loves her smart husband, her sweet daughter, and her career choice. One day, in the process of helping a friend, she is drawn into the investigation of two murders. Suddenly, her steady world begins to sway. Insecurities from years ago return, her husband is annoyed at her involvement in the case, and then there is the acerbic detective with dark curly hair and green eyes who seems to be everywhere. Sam is miserable and stressed out and well, slightly exhilarated. Imperfection can be a deadly… (more)



Sleeping Beauty by Elle Lothlorien

Shelfbuzz Score: 6.7 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Romance

Sure, Claire Beau thought about sleeping with her doctor. With his moss green eyes and sexy petulance, neurologist Brendan Charmant is definitely worth fantasizing about. But she didn’t actually do it… did she? Claire knows she should be able to answer this simple question, but she has no idea. What she’s sure of: She met Dr. Charmant for an appointment one day and woke up at home six weeks later to find that they are in the middle of a whirlwind love affair, a claim bolstered by her brother, their friends, and the weeks of steamy emails and text messages… (more)



Sweet Ginger Poison by Robert Burton Robinson

Shelfbuzz Score: 6.7 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Mystery

Ginger is the owner of Coreyville Coffee Cakes, a popular bakery in East Texas. Customers drive from miles away to visit the little shop for a taste of her original creations. Its a shock to the whole community when a young man drops dead across town after eating one of her famous cakes.The newly appointed police chief promises to solve the case quickly. And Ginger wants to help him–until he accuses one of her employees of murder. She rejects the crime scenario laid out by the young police chief and secretly determines to solve the crime herself… (more)



Corporate Husband by Beverly Farr

Shelfbuzz Score: 6.7 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Romance, Free

To inherit her grandfathers chocolate company, Louisa Brannigan needs a loyal employee to marry her and keep his mouth shut. Justin Reilly seems like the ideal candidate, until he starts changing the rules… (more)



Handpicked Kindle Books for Jan 7 2019 Judged by Their Covers

Today’s Picks – Best Handpicked Kindle eBooks – January 7, 2019

Happy Monday, Shelfbuzzers. Here’s today’s list of handpicked books (all under $5 at the time of posting, some marked as free). Enjoy!


Letters to Zell by Camille Griep

Shelfbuzz Score: 8.7 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Contemporary Fiction, Fantasy

Everything is going according to story for CeCi (Cinderella), Bianca (Snow White), and Rory (Sleeping Beauty) — until the day that Zell (Rapunzel) decides to leave Grimmland and pursue her life. Now, Zell’s best friends are left to wonder whether their own passions are worth risking their predetermined “happily ever afters,” regardless of the consequences. CeCi wonders whether she should become a professional chef, sharp-tongued and quick-witted Bianca wants to escape an engagement to her platonic friend, and Rory will do anything to make her boorish husband love her. But as Bianca’s wedding approaches, can they escape their fates… (more)



Loving Mr. Daniels by Brittainy Cherry

Shelfbuzz Score: 8.5 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Romance

To Whom it May Concern, It was easy to call us forbidden and harder to call us soulmates. Yet I believed we were both. Forbidden soulmates. When I arrived to Edgewood, Wisconsin I didn’t plan to find him. I didn’t plan to stumble into Joe’s bar and have Daniel’s music stir up my emotions. I had no clue that his voice would make my hurts forget their own sorrow. I had no idea that my happiness would remember its own bliss. When I started senior year at my new school, I wasn’t prepared to call him Mr. Daniels, but sometimes… (more)



Dead Wood by Dani Amore

Shelfbuzz Score: 7.7 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Mystery

In the exclusive enclave of Grosse Pointe, Michigan, a woman who builds custom guitars is murdered. A disgraced ex-cop turned private investigator is hired by the dead womans father and immediately becomes the target of a violent ex-convict. An enigmatic music star performs damage control on her links to the dead woman. And a professional killer who idolizes Keith Richards is brought into town by a mysterious employer… (more)



Mail Order Bride: Christy by Vivi Holt

Shelfbuzz Score: 7.7 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Western, Romance, Religious

Christy finds herself orphaned and alone when her parents are tragically killed in a robbery gone wrong. Without a home to return to, she is stranded in a strange town where she discovers the kindness of a stranger and an opportunity for new love.Brent has lost the love of his life and after years of loneliness he hopes to find a life-long companion through a Mail Order Bride service.When the two strangers meet sparks fly, but misunderstandings threaten to tear them apart. Before Christy and Brent can have their fairy tale ending they will have to learn… (more)



Julian Fellowess Belgravia Episode 1 by Julian Fellowes

Shelfbuzz Score: 7.7 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Historical, Free

From the creator of DOWNTON ABBEY… Julian Fellowes’s Belgravia is the story of a secret. A secret that unravels behind the porticoed doors of London’s grandest postcode. Set in the 1840s when the upper echelons of society began to rub shoulders with the emerging industrial nouveau riche, Belgravia is people by a rich cast of characters. But the story begins on the eve of the Battle of Waterloo in 1815. At the Duchess of Richmond’s new legendary ball, one family’s life will change forever… (more)



Exodus by Andreas Christensen

Shelfbuzz Score: 7 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Sci-fi, Free

When mankind faces extinction, how can anyone survive? In 2072, Earth faces the ultimate extinction event. In an America turned authoritarian, a race against time begins. To send a starship to a distant planet, where the remains of humanity can survive. Only a small number will be chosen for this final endeavor to save mankind from extinction, and among the contenders only the most resourceful will have a chance.But while the government wants to choose loyal subjects in order to create another version of the society they have engineered, there are those who secretly conspire to let the starfarers… (more)



Haunted by Charity Tinnin

Shelfbuzz Score: 6.9 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Sci-fi, YA

Punish the guilty or save the innocent? He cant do both.As a liquidator, its Noah States job to carry out justice for the Elite–which is why they send him to Metro Area Four. Theres evidence of a resistance movement and chatter about a dangerous uprising. Noahs orders? Stop it at any cost.Failure means death. But Noahs haunted by the blood spilled in his past and certain God has condemned him for it. Shedding more isnt an option.Then he meets Maddison James, a hospital apprentice with revolutionary leanings, and glimpses a future he thought was lost. A… (more)



Frost by Kate Avery Ellison

Shelfbuzz Score: 6.7 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Fantasy, Romance

In the icy, monster-plagued world of the Frost, one wrong move and a person could end up dead–and Lia Weaver knows this better than anyone.After monsters kill her parents, Lia must keep the family farm running despite the freezing cold and threat of monster attacks or risk losing her siblings to reassignment by the village Elders. With dangers on all sides and failure just one wrong step away, she cant afford to let her emotions lead her astray. So when her sister finds a fugitive bleeding to death in the forest–a young stranger named Gabe–Lia… (more)



Mr Swirlee by Mike Faricy

Shelfbuzz Score: 6.2 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Mystery

Skirt-chasing, wise-cracking, dysfunctional Private Investigator Dev Haskell leaves his usual stool at the Spot Bar to take on what looks like a cakewalk job: keep ice cream mogul Mr. Swirlee alive. Turns out Mr. Swirlee is anything but a cakewalk… Hes a ruthless “entrepreneur” with a flash temper, a mean streak a mile wide, and a laundry list of people who want to do him in—including his sex-crazed girlfriend Lola. Things go from bad to worse when Dev discovers his client is running a gambling ring in his ice cream trucks. When Devs revelation is detected… (more)



My Last Blind Date by Susan Hatler

Shelfbuzz Score: 5.7 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Romance

Its Valentines Day and Rachel Price has a choice: Stay home and watch TV with her lovable doggy or let her best friend, Ellen, set her up on a blind date. What to do–.Ellen says the guy is a ”10,” but the last guy she set her up with was a ”… 5.” Rachels been flirting with coworker Noah Peterson and shes hoping hes noticed. Then, she finds out Noah has big plans. Even worse, he advises Rachel to go on the blind date!Should she play it safe and spend the Hallmark holiday with her loyal pooch, Chester, or… (more)



Handpicked Kindle Books for Jan 4 2019 Judged by Their Covers

Today’s Picks – Best Handpicked Kindle eBooks – January 4, 2019

Happy Friday, Shelfbuzzers. Here’s today’s list of handpicked books (all under $5 at the time of posting, some marked as free). Happy reading!


I Am Watching You by Teresa Driscoll

Shelfbuzz Score: 9.5 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Thriller

What would it take to make you intervene? When Ella Longfield overhears two attractive young men flirting with teenage girls on a train, she thinks nothing of it — until she realises they are fresh out of prison and her maternal instinct is put on high alert. But just as she’s decided to call for help, something stops her. The next day, she wakes up to the news that one of the girls — beautiful, green-eyed Anna Ballard — has disappeared. A year later, Anna is still missing. Ella is wracked with guilt over what she failed to do, and she’s not… (more)



The Midwifes Revolt by Jodi Daynard

Shelfbuzz Score: 9 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Historical, Thriller

On a dark night in 1775, Lizzie Boylston is awakened by the sound of cannons. From a hill south of Boston, she watches as fires burn in Charlestown, in a battle that she soon discovers has claimed her husband’s life. Alone in a new town, Lizzie grieves privately but takes comfort in her deepening friendship with Abigail Adams. Soon, word spreads of Lizzie’s extraordinary midwifery and healing skills, and she begins to channel her grief into caring for those who need her. But when two traveling patriots are poisoned, Lizzie finds herself with far more complicated matters on her hands… (more)



Shattered Valor, The Red Team Series, Book 2 by Elaine Levine

Shelfbuzz Score: 8.2 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Romance, Thriller

Every step leads her deeper into danger… Eden Miller has her life arranged exactly as she wants it–until a reunion with her high school BFFs places her in the middle of a turf war with a ruthless prison gang, their terrorist allies, and the hunters tracking them. Her every move draws her deeper into the danger surrounding Ty Bladen and his team of terror fighters, but his seductive charm and engaging smile make her believe his promises of protection. A secret is a dangerous thing… When the terrorists Ty Bladen is tracking infiltrate his remote ranch in Wyoming, he… (more)



Shaman, Healer, Heretic: An Urban Fantasy Thriller by M. Terry Green

Shelfbuzz Score: 7.7 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Fantasy, Paranormal

Even for a techno-shaman, a kachina in the bedroom isn’t exactly part of the drill. When Olivia Lawson wakes to find one towering over her, she panics. A Hopi god visiting the real world isn’t just wrong-it’s impossible. Or is it? Soon Olivia learns that the kachina is the least of her worries. As she struggles to save her clients, clashes with other shamans, and fends off the attacks of real-world vigilantes, Olivia finds herself in the destructive path of a malevolent ancient force intent on leaving the spiritual realm to conquer this one. Left with few… (more)



The Bicycle Teacher by Campbell Jefferys

Shelfbuzz Score: 7.6 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Romance, Historical

In the summer of 1981, Michael from Perth meets Kathrin from Berlin. It’s love. It’s East meets West, and East wins… (more)



The Lead Cloak by Erik Hanberg

Shelfbuzz Score: 7.6 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Sci-fi, Free

Byron Shaw can track and find anyone on Earth. Except the people who tried to kill him. By 2081, privacy no longer exists. The Lattice enables anyone to re-live any moment of your life. People can experience past and present events — or see into the mind of anyone, living or dead. Most people love it. Some want to destroy it. Colonel Byron Shaw has just saved the Lattice from the most dangerous attack in its history. Now he must find those responsible. But there’s a question nobody’s asking: does the Lattice deserve to be saved? The answer may cost… (more)



Everywhere But No Place by Mark Foster

Shelfbuzz Score: 7.1 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Sci-fi, Free

It is the year 2042. Prisons all over the European Union are bursting at the seams. Hans Schleiman, a criminal psychologist, has developed a new system for rehabilitating prisoners. He proposes that they be housed in virtual reality units where they spend the entirety of their sentence. Schleiman has developed software that aids the Subjects rehabilitation and he has built a new breed of supercomputer to oversee the process – the Hosts. The UK is the first country to try the scheme and Denver is one of the first of a hundred Subjects to be inserted into the Schleiman Tanks after… (more)



Encrypted: An Action-Packed Techno-Thriller: From the author of the blockbuster Betrayed series by Carolyn McCray

Shelfbuzz Score: 7 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Thriller

A code written in unbreakable Angelic script.The resurgence of the Black Death.Can an FBI Agent and the Robin Hood Hacker save the world from another Dark Ages? Halting the spread of a weaponized redo of the Black Plague? Intending to plunge the world into a medieval hellish vision of the Hidden Hand? Its never good when the dead could turn out to be the lucky ones. Thats a lot of responsibility resting on the shoulders of a brilliant cyber hacker and a sexy FBI agent. Makes you wonder whos calling the shots? God, the angels or a 13th… (more)



Apache Ambush by Chet Cunningham

Shelfbuzz Score: 6.7 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Western

He was half Apache, half white. As a boy, he had seen his Indian mother gunned down by the hated bluecoats during an attack on his village. Now, years later, here he was, Wade Chisholm, scout for the U. S. Cavalry, alone in Apache country, asked to locate the hostiles – his people – then decide if he had the stomach to lead soldiers in the massacre of another village. But “Longknife” knew the Apaches had already filled the desolate desert. The Apache death chant. Chisholm was as good as dead… (more)



A Question of Will by Alex Albrinck

Shelfbuzz Score: 6.7 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Sci-fi, Fantasy, Free

They murdered his wife and son. They burned down his house. They beat him within an inch of his life. And then they realized they had the wrong man. They should have killed him when they had the chance. Will Stark is a self-made multi-billionaire, happily married and a proud father. He arrives home to find his house destroyed and his family murdered, and is himself rescued from certain death by a mysterious trio. His rescuers are part of a splinter faction of a centuries-old secret society that has developed incredible technological advances, and unlocked the method… (more)



Handpicked Kindle Books for Jan 3 2019 Judged by Their Covers

Today’s Picks – Best Handpicked Kindle eBooks – January 3, 2019

Happy Thursday, Shelfbuzzers. Here’s today’s list of handpicked books (all under $5 at the time of posting, some marked as free). Enjoy!


Damn Straight by Elizabeth Sims

Shelfbuzz Score: 8.9 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Mystery, Romance

After a narrow brush with death, you’d think Lillian Byrd would have learned to keep her head down, but when a friend in crisis calls from California, Lillian jumps on a plane and wings her way from Detroit to Palm Springs—and danger. It’s the long weekend of the Dinah Shore golf tournament, the wildest women’s sporting event in the world, when thousands of lesbians descend on the desert and take over. At a pre-championship party, Lillian leaps into a slippery romance with a top LPGA star. But her superstar athlete has a secret: Someone is… (more)



Red Moon by Elizabeth Kelly

Shelfbuzz Score: 7.7 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Sci-fi, Romance, Free

Many years have passed since the Great War that destroyed over three quarters of the worlds population. Now, humans and supernaturals alike have learned how to survive in the new world. For Avery Hendrin, the eldest daughter of the man who brought light back to the world, life has taken a turn for the worse. Sold into slavery after her fathers death, Averys only concern is keeping her younger sister safe. Branded as a witch and rejected by her own kind because of her red hair, Avery resigns herself to a life in the slave house until a chance meeting… (more)



Losing Faith by Jeremy Asher

Shelfbuzz Score: 7.2 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Romance

Seth Storm, a once famous musician from Nashville, is now nothing more than a fallen star. After climbing the music charts and making his dreams come true, his life took a turn that he’d never expected, causing him to lose it all. Now Seth is determined to do whatever it takes to turn his life around, even if that includes doing the one thing he swore he’d never do. After giving up music and the career he spent much of his life building, Seth embarks on a journey to get back what he cherishes the most: his daughter, Faith. Trista… (more)



The Diary: The Complete Story by Julia Derek

Shelfbuzz Score: 7.2 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Thriller

A HAPPY MARRIAGE. TERRIBLE SECRETS. Happily married Lexi Woods thought losing a child would be the worst thing that could ever happen to her. She was wrong. It turns out that life has more ugly surprises for her. When she is finally through the heavy depression of losing her newborn, she finds her husband’s diary. As she reads it, she learns that he’s been unfaithful to her. He’s not at all the man she thought he was. Unfortunately, that’s not the worst part. Not only has the love of her life gone behind her back—but it also looks like… (more)



The Lady Vanishes by Ava Stone

Shelfbuzz Score: 7.1 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Paranormal, Historical, Romance

After inheriting a reputedly haunted medieval castle, the Marquess of Bradenham heads to Ravenglass with his friends to inspect the place and host a Samhain masquerade party. He gets a most welcome surprise when he meets a lovely girl in the castles gardens and the rest of his life suddenly has a purpose.Callie Eilbeck has always avoided Marisdun Castle, theres something about the place that has terrified her from even her youngest days. But after a chance encounter with the castles new owner and falling rather fast for handsome marquess, Callie vanishes without a trace just like the castles… (more)



Becoming Human by Eliza Green

Shelfbuzz Score: 6.7 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Sci-fi

Earth is overcrowded and polluted. A new planet has been located. One species wants to colonize the new world. Another species stands in their way. A terrifying secret will change everything… (more)



Tall Weeds by Stephen Huey

Shelfbuzz Score: 6.6 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Thriller

In the 1990s finding Yugoslavia is easy, one need only follow the blood. Death is in the midst of a field day and to UN peacekeepers Tyler Longvue and Kazuko Nakamura it all seems so senseless, but is it? There is a vast treasure hidden in the mountains of Sarajevo – Byzantine jewels, Turkish gold, Habsburg diamonds – and there are a few desperate souls willing to do anything to anyone, just to get their hands on it. But Longvue and Nakamura dont believe the fortune is real until fate shows them otherwise.Now, the two peacekeepers are prime targets in the… (more)



IceFlight by Casey Lea

Shelfbuzz Score: 6.4 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Sci-fi, YA, Free

Darsey Ice never thought her first trip past Jupiter would claim the lives of her crew. But then she hadn’t expected to become the first person to make contact with aliens either. Kidnapped, enslaved and lost on the Outer Rim of a mighty civilization light-years from Earth, the only person she can turn to is her enigmatic new owner. A dishonored outcast, he is just as alone as Darsey. Exiled by his people and struggling to survive, the last thing he wants is a rebellious primitive as a slave. She complicates his efforts to hide a dangerous secret and… (more)



Mail Order Bride: Summers Fury: Inspirational Historical Western by Katie Wyatt

Shelfbuzz Score: 6.2 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Western, Historical, Romance, Free

It’s 1851 and love is starting to blossom in this faraway corner of Wyoming! This historical, inspirational Western romance much loved series is about empowered women who turn around their hopeless circumstances in this mid-18th-century tale of the old West, with strong faith and discover authentic men and true love…. Meet Summer Percy she lost the only family she had, no work to be found for her in Pennsylvania and her meager savings is almost finished. After her father died in a carriage accident she finds herself traveling for three weeks by train to the tiny town of… (more)



Fraction of Stone by Kelley Lynn

Shelfbuzz Score: 5.9 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Fantasy

Wind tunnels, torrential rains and earthquakes tear apart Casden. The cause of the worlds imbalance is unknown, but the mounting occurrences suggest theres little time before life ceases to exist.Rydan Gale and Akara Nazreth are the only humans with the ability to wield magic. The tattoo on their necks and the discovery of an ancient book, dictate they are the key to the worlds survival.But the greatest obstacle for saving mankind isnt the bizarre creatures, extreme betrayals and magic-fearing men hunting them.Its that Akara doesnt believe the world is worth saving… (more)



Handpicked Kindle Books for Jan 2 2019 Judged by Their Covers

Today’s Picks – Best Handpicked Kindle eBooks – January 2, 2019

Happy Wednesday, Shelfbuzzers. Here’s today’s list of handpicked books (all under $5 at the time of posting, some marked as free). Enjoy!


Witch Song by Amber Argyle

Shelfbuzz Score: 9 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Fantasy

Brusenna is the last. All the other witches have been captured, their songs stolen and twisted from harmony and growth into chaos and death. She alone must stand against an evil much older and darker than anything she could ever imagine — an evil every witch before her has failed to vanquish. In that, Brusenna must be the first… (more)



The Trailer Park Princess and the Middle Finger of Fate by Kim Hunt Harris

Shelfbuzz Score: 8.7 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Mystery, Romance, Free, Religious, Free

Tony Solis has been accused of murder, and Salem Grimes just might be his last, best hope. But Lord have mercy on anyone who has Salem for their last hope, because that girl is a piping hot mess and always has been. Everyone knows that, including Salem.But Salem is trying. She quit drinking, and even started praying. Maybe if she can prove Tonys innocence and find the real killer, it would balance out some of the mistakes shes made in her past — a past that includes betrayed best friends now bent on vengeance, ex-crushes who were supposed to… (more)



Our Little Secrets by Merry Farmer

Shelfbuzz Score: 7.7 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Romance, Western, Free

Michael West swore he would never fall in love again. So when the beautiful and wily Charlotte steps off the train looking for a new life he jumps at the business opportunity she presents. Engaged forty-five minutes after meeting, married the next day, Michael thinks hes found everything a respectable man should have. Except that Michael is as far from respectable as they come. They agreed not to ask questions about each others pasts, but when the past seeps into their present Michael suspects his passionate new wife is not who she says she is. Too bad hes already… (more)



Sin & Savage by Anna Mara

Shelfbuzz Score: 6.7 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Romance, Thriller

When you enter Sin City, sometimes your only choice is to make a deal with the Devil…All small-town schoolteacher Tori Jones wants is a relaxing, long weekend to herself. But the plans go awry when her troublemaking grandmother confesses that her secret Internet boyfriend has disappeared with her money. So the ladies fly to Las Vegas and land knee deep in a world filled with liars, criminals and outlaw bikers.They need help!Enter Savage Monroe.The dirty outlaw biker has a busy weekend planned, especially with that shipment of guns coming in. The last thing he needs… (more)



The Cutting Room: A Time Travel Thriller by Edward W. Robertson

Shelfbuzz Score: 6.7 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Sci-fi, Thriller

In the future, there are many parallel Earths–but only one of them has time travel. Known as Primetime, its criminals break into the pasts of other worlds, far beyond the reach of conventional police. Blake Din is the top agent of the Cutting Room, the group tasked with stopping these trespassers. After a mission to undo the murder of a young boy, he uncovers extensive damage to another world’s timeline–and a conspiracy that reaches all the way back to Primetime… (more)



A Lantern In The Window by Bobby Hutchinson

Shelfbuzz Score: 6.2 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Historical, Free

Ever wondered what it might be like to be a mail order bride? Or the groom, already married to a woman hes never laid eyes on? On the Canadian prairies in 1886, having a mail order romance wasnt unusual. Noah Ferguson desperately needed help on his farm. Annie Tompkins knew she couldnt go on working in Lazenbys cotton mill. So shed been a little less than honest in her letters, was that really so terrible? It was unforgivable, Noah fumed. Hed wanted an older widow, and Annie was a young virgin. But even that wasnt the full extent of her… (more)



The Spanish Helmet by Greg Scowen

Shelfbuzz Score: 5.9 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Thriller, Historical

A phone call between two friends unleashes a series of events which threaten to shatter New Zealands officially accepted history. Dr. Matthew Cameron travels to New Zealand to investigate a remarkable archaeological discovery. As he follows a trail of clues scattered throughout the country, Matt is thrust into the role of student and learns about trust, love and deception. But can he succeed in revising a nations history when the Government will stop at nothing to hide the truth? Five centuries earlier, Francisco de Hoces is lost in the Pacific Ocean after his ship is separated from the rest of… (more)



Love Me Again by Teresa Greene

Shelfbuzz Score: 5.7 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Romance, Historical

Life for Abby Henley had been uneventful until a handsome, wounded stranger showed up on her doorstep. Abby did what any Christian woman would do; she nursed him back to health. As his strength returned Abby found herself drawn to Cord Sutton, a man who would reveal nothing about his past or the events of why he had been shot.For three weeks, Cord had fought his feeling for the gorgeous, auburn haired – farm girl. Abby was sweet and beautiful, but Cord had no intention of getting married. He knew if he succumbed to his attraction for her, she would… (more)



The Baby Trap by Sibel Hodge

Shelfbuzz Score: 5.7 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Contemporary Fiction

When Gina turns thirty-three her body clock unexpectedly begins clanging in her ear with annoying persistence. The only problem is, having a baby isnt as easy as she thought. Whether shes feng shui-ing the house to death with fertility symbols, throwing out her husbands tight boxers in favour of baggies, swapping wine and chocolate for green tea and yams, popping fertility drugs like M&Ms, or having sex so precision-timed it makes international warfare manoeuvres look unorganized, her life is turned upside down. And when nothing seems to be working, her quest for the B-word turns… (more)



GDay L.A. by Tony McFadden

Shelfbuzz Score: 5.6 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Mystery

Can Ellie convince the police that her best friends death wasnt suicide? Or accidental? Can she stay alive herself, now that the killer knows what Ellie knows? And can she find a career in a city that cares more for whats on the outside than on the inside? Aussie Ellie Bourke moved to LA a year ago to advance her acting career. She had no idea shed have to solve a murder before finding success… (more)