Handpicked Kindle Books for Dec 5 2018 Judged by Their Covers

Today’s Picks – Best Handpicked Kindle eBooks – December 5, 2018

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

Flatland by Edwin A. Abbott

Shelfbuzz Score: 9 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Sci-fi

An Early Science Fiction Novel that is still Educational and Enjoyable. Imagine a vast sheet of paper on which straight Lines, Triangles, Squares, Pentagons, Hexagons, and other figures, instead of remaining fixed in their places, move freely about, on or in the surface, but without the power of rising above or sinking below it, very much like shadows — only hard with luminous edges — and you will then have a pretty correct notion of my country and countrymen. Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions Flatland by Edwin A. Abbot is a curious work of science and mathematical fiction… (more)

More to Give by Terri Osburn

Shelfbuzz Score: 8.2 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Romance

Callie Henderson had to fight to put her tragic past behind her, but now the up-and-coming player in the hospitality industry is well on her way to happiness. She has her sights set on the lead renovation position at the Sunset Harbor Inn–an inn that just happens to be owned by Sam Edwards, the man who comforted her in her grief and gave her one night of passion before walking away.Sam is searching for someone who can turn his quaint inn into a premier boutique hotel. He just never expected that someone to be the one… (more)

Waking Maya by Warren Goldie

Shelfbuzz Score: 8.2 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Paranormal, Thriller

When 22-year-old Maya Burke digs up an old journal written by her long-lost father, what she finds is a plan for a spiritual journey — created specifically for her. As she explores its teachings, she is catapulted onto a mind-bending, cross-country adventure on the trail of his legacy, and swept up into a world of psychic visions, energy vortexes, synchronicities, government spying programs, and a spiritual underground that has revived an ancient meditation practice that can literally change the world. Waking Maya is a thrilling, wisdom-packed quest to understand the deepest principles of our reality… (more)

The Unimaginable by Dina Silver

Shelfbuzz Score: 8 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Romance

From the author of One Pink Line comes a story about letting go of the past and finding bravery in the depths of fear. Set on the sun-soaked beaches of Thailand and the rough waters of the Indian Ocean, The Unimaginable paints a vivid portrait of a young woman on a journey to find herself–and her harrowing fight for survival.After twenty-eight years of playing by the rules, Jessica Gregory moves from her small Indiana town to Phuket, Thailand. But her newfound routine is upended with the arrival of Grant Flynn, a captivating, elusive man who is… (more)

The Duchess War by Courtney Milan

Shelfbuzz Score: 8 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Historical, Romance

Miss Minerva Lane is a quiet, bespectacled wallflower, and she wants to keep it that way. After all, the last time she was the center of attention, it ended badly–so badly that she changed her name to escape her scandalous past. Wallflowers may not be the prettiest of blooms, but at least they dont get trampled. So when a handsome duke comes to town, the last thing she wants is his attention.But that is precisely what she gets.Because Robert Blaisdell, the Duke of Clermont, is not fooled. When Minnie figures out what hes up to, he realizes… (more)

The Merrow of Lake Michigan

Shelfbuzz Score: 7.9 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Historical, Sci-fi

Joey Fagan is certain of only two things. The mayor of Chicago will be assassinated at the end of the week, and she is stuck in the year 1893. What she doesnt know is how she landed 100 years back in time, or why Peter Hastings, the man trying to help her, shares some eerie similarities to her dead husband.When Joey, perhaps unwisely, revealed the year of her origins it didnt sit well with her host. Her effort to convince him by predicting the mayors murder only made matters worse. Now her sanity is in question, and everything she… (more)

The Accidental Assassin by Nichole Chase

Shelfbuzz Score: 7.7 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Romance, Thriller

Ava McKenzie is a creature of habit. Life is passing her by and she has nothing to show for it. Shes had the same job since she started college, she orders the same dish every time she goes to her favorite restaurant, and only reads books from authors she knows. There is nothing new or surprising in her life… until her best friend marries a man from London. When her newlywed friend asks her to house-sit while she honeymoons, Ava jumps at the chance. She thinks this could be the very thing she needs to shake up her life… (more)

Murder on the Hill by Kennedy Chase

Shelfbuzz Score: 6.5 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Mystery, Free

Introducing the first Harley Hill womens’ sleuth murder mystery novel.Look out London, theres a new investigator in town! Harley Hill is a twenty-five year old woman in need of a new identity. Until now shes been know as many things: Baker, Crazy Cat Lady, Thief, Bandit, The girl dressed like a ninja–When shes offered an investigative position at the Silvers Finders Agency, she decides its time to go straight. Her first case is to discover why a mysterious object was left behind at a jewelry store break-in. But when it turns into a murder case, Harley… (more)

Six Months in Montana by Pamela M. Kelley

Shelfbuzz Score: 6 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Romance, Western, Free

Molly Bishop loves living in Manhattan and managing a boutique luxury hotel. Shes about to be promoted to her dream job of General Manager, the role shes been striving for her entire career.Theres only one thing standing in her way.The will of her childhood friend, Christian Fords grandfather. She hasnt even seen Christian in over ten years, but a recent run-in with his grandfather during a rare visit home, resulted in a new condition to the will. Christian will only inherit the ranch hes been running and the real estate development business that he has expanded, if… (more)

Permanence: A Love and Death Story by Vincent Zandri

Shelfbuzz Score: 4.9 (out of 10)

Genre(s): Contemporary Fiction, Thriller

Mary Kismet is a woman who is holding onto a deep dark secret too painful and startling to reveal. Now, having isolated herself from the world, she attempts to break away from her demons by immersing herself, body and soul, into a passionate and erotic love affair with her psychiatrist… (more)