Handpicked Kindle Books for Apr 13 2017 Judged by Their Covers

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

Here are our eBook picks for Thursday, April 13. Today we’re featuring books from a variety of genres. Enjoy!


Tempted by the Jaguar: Transformation and Revelation by Cristina Rayne







Genre(s): Paranormal, Romance

Kylie Moore has a secret, one she and her adoptive father have carefully guarded for over a decade since the night her parents disappeared. However, when she is randomly attacked one night in her apartment complex’s parking lot, that one violent act sets in motion events that reveal not only her long-dormant shifter heritage in the worst possible way, but could also railroad her efforts of finding out what really happened to her parents.Suddenly finding herself the center of attention among Riverford’s shifter clans, Kylie’s only hope of navigating such a dangerous minefield of politics and perpetual battles… (more)


Rite of Rejection by Sarah Negovetich







Genre(s): YA, Sci-fi

Straight-laced, sixteen-year-old Rebecca can’t wait for her Acceptance. A fancy ball, eligible bachelors, and her debut as an official member of society. Instead, the Machine rejects Rebecca. Labeled as a future criminal, she’s shipped off to a life sentence in a lawless penal colony.A life behind barbed wire fences with the world’s most dangerous people terrifies Rebecca. She reluctantly joins a band of misfit teens in a risky escape plan, complete with an accidental fianc she’s almost certain she can learn to love.But freedom comes with a price. To escape a doomed future and prove… (more)


UnEnchanted by Chanda Hahn







Genre(s): YA

Mina Grime is unlucky, unpopular and uncoordinated; until she saves her crush’s life on a field trip, changing her High School status from loser to hero overnight. But with her new found fame brings misfortune in the form of an old family curse come to light. For Mina is descended from the Brothers Grimm and has inherited all of their unfinished fairy tale business. Which includes trying to outwit a powerful Story from making her it’s next fairytale victim.To break the fairy tale curse on her family and make these deadly occurrences stop, Mina must finish the tales until… (more)


Thief: The Scarab Beetle Series: #1 by C. L. Stone







Genre(s): Thriller, YA

Kayli Winchester is a dirt-poor girl living out of a hotel, forced to be the parent for a drunken father and teenage brother who she’s desperate to keep in school. The only way she scrapes by is to utilize her one skill: pickpocketing. But even though she’s a thief she has a moral code: no kids or old ladies, only targets who can defend themselves. Not that they see her coming…Thinking she’s been working under the radar, Kayli has no idea The Academy has been watching and taking notice. Now a team that needs her skill has offered… (more)


How to Build A Skydeck by David L. Bradley







Genre(s): Sci-fi

Ever wonder if our species’ development is guided by a greater intelligence? Or if your goofy-looking neighbor is really an alien on an assignment of global scale? How much soul should one be willing to swap for a little comfort? Who wants to trade for a baloney sandwich? Stan Davis ponders this and more throughout his day as a white laborer on an all-black crew in the Deep South. Shoved from the nest at 19, the bright but indolent son of luxury struggles to make his way in a world of country clubs, convenience stores, topless bars and… (more)


Somewhere Over the Freaking Rainbow by L.L. Muir







Genre(s): Religious, Paranormal, Romance, YA

Jamison is crushing on the new girl next door. Bad news–the neighbors are Somerleds–Amish-type cult-members killing off their own. Worse news–she’s next in line for sacrifice. Jamison will have to rise above the coward he thinks he is to get to the bottom of it all.Something is terribly wrong with Skye. She’s experiencing emotions like the mortal teenager she’s pretending to be. When she finally asks the right questions, she finds answers that will rock the Somerled world…… and none of her options include Jamison, the boy who has stolen the heart she was… (more)


His Wicked Sins by Eve Silver







Genre(s): Romance, Historical

Determined to help her impoverished family, Elizabeth Canham accepts a position at Burndale Academy, an isolated girl’s school filled with secrets and shadows. There she meets mysterious widower Griffin Fairfax, a man dogged by dark rumours, a man who both frightens and fascinates her. But Beth has secrets of her own, nightmares that haunt her and fears that follow her into the light of day when a woman is found dead in the nearby woods — the victim of a brutal murder… a murder that bears terrifying similarity to others. Then Beth discovers that all the victims were intimately connected to… (more)


Flicker by Kaye Thornbrugh







Genre(s): Fantasy, YA

All her life, strange creatures have flickered at the edge of Lee Capren’s vision, disappearing when she takes a second glance. Though they inspire her artwork, she can’t shake the uneasiness they bring. When she’s spirited away by these capricious faeries, Lee is forced to serve them as a portrait artist.Enter Nasser: His magic has always been more of a curse than a gift, but he’s determined to use it to help others. After a chance encounter with Lee, he risks his safety to bargain for her freedom–and unleashes a danger he can’t yet imagine.What felt like… (more)


Here by Denise Grover Swank







Genre(s): YA, Sci-fi

Sixteen year old Julia Phillips buries herself in guilt after killing her best friend Monica in a car accident. Julia awoke in the hospital with a broken leg, a new talent for drawing and false memories of the accident, in which she dies and Monica lives. The doctors attribute this to her head injury, but no one can explain how a bracelet engraved with her name ended up at the scene of the accident. A bracelet no one has ever seen before.Classmate Evan Whittaker paid Julia no attention before the accident, let alone after. Now suddenly he’s volunteering to… (more)


Where the Secret Lies by Malika Gandhi







Genre(s): Paranormal

Nineteen-year-old Arianna and her family travel from London to India for a lavish wedding. Excitement turns to bewilderment and then curiosity when strange things start happening within a castle’s walls. A sealed door opens and Arianna is given Anjali’s diary, which recounts a romantic adventure that began during the bloody turmoil of partition in 1948.So begins a paranormal experience that leaves Arianna stunned and demanding answers. Who is Anjali? Why did the door unseal for her? Is there something the spirit wants to show her? What could it possibly be… (more)


Thaw by Bryan Dunn







Genre(s): Horror, Thriller

Arctic bush pilot Harry McNills is minding his own business and dreaming of retiring to the Caribbean–when two scientists from Cryolabs Corporation charter his plane for a scientific expedition. The beautiful young biologist Amy Tyler and her boss, the avaricious Hayden Lockwood, want to explore for freeze-tolerant organisms. Harry gets more than he bargained for when he falls for Amy and discovers an ancient terror entombed in an iceberg. A Navy team is assembled to exhume the remarkable find. But before the job is completed, something goes horribly wrong… and Harry and Amy find themselves trapped in a… (more)


Takedown by Bret Wellman







Genre(s): YA, Mystery

At the beginning of his high school career, Kaiden Philips was one of the greats. He had a natural talent for sports and a personality that made everyone want to be close to him. That was four years ago. Everything changed the night Jessica died. He’s spent every day since alone, trapped in a shell of guilt and anxiety. To make things worse, he sees Jessica from time to time. She comes to watch him from a distance. He might have lived like this forever were it not for an accidental run in with a few members of the wrestling… (more)

P.S. We’re highlighting the books that our readers have have wanted to read the most in 2016. Here’s #11, the first Jim Knighthorse mystery:
The Mummy Case by JR Rain
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