Handpicked Kindle Books for Jun 22 2017 Judged by Their Covers

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

Here are our eBook picks for Thursday, June 22. Today we’re featuring books from a variety of genres. Enjoy!


Ready to Were: Shift Happens Series Book One by Robyn Peterman







Genre(s): Paranormal, Fantasy, Romance

I never planned on going back to Hung Island, Georgia. Ever. I was a top notch Were agent for the secret paranormal Council and happily living in Chicago where I had everything I needed … a gym membership, season tickets to the Cubs and Dwayne … my gay, Vampyre best friend. Going back now would mean facing the reason I’d left and I’d rather chew my own paw off than deal with Hank.Hank the Tank Wilson was the six foot three, obnoxious, egotistical, perfect-assed, best-sex-of-my-life, Werewolf who cheated on me and broke my heart. At the… (more)


A Gift of Ghosts by Sarah Wynde







Genre(s): Romance, Paranormal

Akira Malone believes in the scientific method, evolution, and Einstein’s theory of relativity. And ghosts. All the logic and reason in the world can’t protect her from the truth–she can see and communicate with spirits. But Akira is sure that her ability is just a genetic quirk and the ghosts she encounters simply leftover electromagnetic energy. Dangerous electromagnetic energy.Zane Latimer believes in telepathy, precognition, auras, and that playing Halo with your employees is an excellent management technique. He also thinks that maybe, just maybe, Akira Malone can help his family get in touch with their lost loved ones… (more)


Red Hourglass: A Romance Thriller by Scarlet Risque







Genre(s): Thriller, Romance

A powerful, mysterious woman finds a starving homeless girl in a New York subway. She renames the girl Janet and takes her under her wing. Within a few short years, Janet’s transformation is complete. She’s a beautiful young assassin in the White Queen’s covert force. Her code name is Red Hourglass. Janet’s first deep cover assignment is to infiltrate Wilmar Enterprises as Scarlet Walters. She’s hired as the secretary to Wilmar’s Chief Security Officer, Conan Casey. Her mission is to stop Wilmar’s upcoming expansion. Scarlet soon learns that her boss is heir to the billion dollar Wilmar organization, putting him… (more)


Island of Hope by D.L. Thomas







Genre(s): Contemporary Fiction

There existed an island of crystalline sand, palm trees, exotic birds, and beautiful flowers. It was an island of solitude and repose, of escape. It was his island, his alone, enduring only in the abyss of Delvin’s mind. She was Glory. Beautiful, sweet, dead Glory. Their lives intertwined–her death, his innocence–linked by the hands of a cold-blooded murderer. But somehow she lived, on the invisible island, in the mind of a complete stranger, and the magic of this island enabled her to teach Delvin about the persistence of hope in a hopeless world. It was on this… (more)


Playing Along by Rory Samantha Green







Genre(s): Contemporary Fiction, YA

Then: George Bryce was an awkward, English schoolboy fantasizing about being in a band. Now: George is frontman of Thesis, an overnight indie scene sensation. Intense, creative and self-deprecating, his childhood dreams have all been fulfilled … so why does George still feel so lost? Then: Lexi Jacobs was a confident Californian high school cheerleader, planning her future marriage and a meaningful career. Now: Lexi is searching for substance in a life full of mishaps. Cautious, bemused and rapidly losing the control she used to rely on, none of her teenage dreams have delivered and she’s left wondering, ”What next… (more)


The Trinity Game by Sean Chercover







Genre(s): Thriller, Paranormal

Daniel Byrne is an investigator for the Vatican’s secretive Office of the Devil’s 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; Daniel’s 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)


Frost by Kate Avery Ellison







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 can’t 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)


The Teriyaki Samurai by Dennis Yates







Genre(s): Contemporary Fiction

Quirky and hilarious, The Teriyaki Samurai is the new quintessential novel of America as seen through the eyes of a disgraced chef forced to take a cross-country trip with a pair of washed-up Sumo wrestlers. As the three misfits travel the country by van, their journey soon opens them up to new found self-knowledge, experience and friendship. A love letter to America and its variety of cultures and landscapes as seen from the highway, The Teriyaki Samurai delivers an unforgettable ride… (more)


The Color of Destiny by Julianne MacLean







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)


Happy Hour by Michele Scott







Genre(s): Contemporary Fiction

Every woman has that group of friends in her life – her “go to girls” The friends that she can turn to who “get it.” The ones who are there for you no matter what. The ones who laugh with you and cry with you. The ones that will always be there. These are the women of Napa Valley.Jamie is the editor-in-chief of Wine Lover’s Magazine, a single mother and caretaker to her senile mother-in-law – a woman who thinks her daily caregiver is Dean Martin. Jamie is still recovering, financially and emotionally from the death of… (more)


A Day at the Office by Matt Dunn







Genre(s): Romance, Contemporary Fiction

For most people, Valentine’s Day means flowers, chocolates, and candlelit dinners. But for five of Seek Software’s employees, it’s shaping up to be as much fun as a trip to the dentist.Long-term singleton Sophie has a crush on colleague Nathan but worries he doesn’t even know her name. And is there really any point in her sending a card to the man who organises the annual office Anti-Valentine’s party? Overweight, insecure, and still living with his mum, Calum’s desperate for a girlfriend. He’s recently met the woman of his dreams online but his exaggerated profile might mean… (more)


The Baby Trap by Sibel Hodge







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 isn’t as easy as she thought. Whether she’s feng shui-ing the house to death with fertility symbols, throwing out her husband’s tight boxers in favour of baggies, swapping wine and chocolate for green tea and yams, popping fertility drugs like M&M’s, 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)

P.S. We’re highlighting the books that our readers have have wanted to read the most in 2016. Here’s #17, an engaging NA romance:
Me, Cinderella? by Aubrey Rose
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