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)