Today's Featured Books

Bright Blue Planet by Kim Catanzarite

Science Fiction and Fantasy

Former three-term President of the United States Evander Peterman does his best to uphold the promise he made his mother to protect ordinary humans from the stronger, more-intelligent race of clones the powerful Jovian family has created. Fran Vasquez, former FBI agent and current head of the Jovians’ security squad, not only works with clones and hybrids but recently hired his son, creating tension between members of the squad. Meanwhile, Caroline, matriarch of the Jovian family, may be at odds with her husband, Edmund, who abruptly left Earth for no known reason. From $0.99. Free via KU. SHOP NOW

Living Hell: Eva Jacobs by Joss L. Riley

Science Fiction and Fantasy

Humans and Supernaturals live side-by-side, sharing power in a tenuous truce. Eva Jacobs is a ward of the state of Wisconsin. For a seventeen-year-old vampire, her life is ordinary. She stays out of trouble, goes to school every night, and hangs out with her best friend, Danny. But looks deceive, and Eva has an incredible secret. One big enough to change her entire life and dangerous enough to upend the balance between vampires and humans forever. "Not your usual vampire hunter series! It'll hook you right away!" - Amazon Review. 4.13 stars, 16 reviews on Goodreads. From $0.99 SHOP NOW

Fallen by Patrick Abbott

Science Fiction and Fantasy

War-weary veteran Brendan Murphy is assigned as a liaison to a mysterious alien race visiting Earth, the Sabia. He must balance the government's demands, the Sabia's hidden agenda, and his own PTSD to ensure peace. Can he and his new friends save everyone and his own mind? "Humour, science fiction, romance, religion, and twist...I never thought that it would be possible to have all in a coherent manner. The author has succeeded, and I'm pleasantly surprised." -Amazon Review. 4.2 stars, 55 ratings. From $0.99. Free via KU. SHOP NOW / 

Aegyir Rises by Amanda Fleet

Science Fiction and Fantasy

“There’s nothing out there as intriguing, tense, and unputdownable in the urban fantasy genre that I’ve came across in a very long time.” -Amazon Review. Reagan just wants a normal life. But an ancient demon demands revenge for something that happened lifetimes ago. Can she stop him before everyone she knows is slaughtered? If you like kick-ass heroines fighting forces of evil, you’ll love this! Book 1 in the series. From $0.99. Free via KU. SHOP NOW

FREE - Avenging Love by Kevin M. Mansoor

Science Fiction and Fantasy

A fast-paced, spiritual thrill ride that has topped the charts for four months and will keep you reading into the night. Sometimes heroes aren't very heroic. Sometimes heroes fail. David had always fought to protect others, even before he knew who he was. He defended those that could not defend themselves. He saved countless...but he couldn't save her. Book 1 in the Trinitarian Knights Collection. 4.4 stars, 26 ratings. FREE - SHOP NOW

The Saga of the Phoenix by Oriano Galvanini

Science Fiction and Fantasy

The plot unfolds through a couple of centuries...from a sea story, in which a young officer discovers a mysterious organization, The Phoenix. They want to unify the earth under one government and explore far space to give answers to the mysteries of the cosmos. Scientists of the Phoenix exploring the universe will find themselves faced with new unexpected events that they will try to understand. After these discoveries, science and theology will no longer have the same meanings for humans. From $4.84. Free via KU. SHOP NOW / 

The Wysman by Dorothy A. Winsor

Science Fiction and Fantasy

Former street kid Jarka was born with a crooked foot and uses a crutch, but that no longer matters now that he’s an apprentice Wysman, training to advise the king. When poor kids start to go missing from the city’s streets though, Jarka suspects that whatever’s causing the disappearances comes from the castle. Now he needs to watch his step or risk losing the position he fought so hard to win. But when someone close to him becomes the latest victim, Jarka knows he’s running out of time. 4.6 stars, 51 ratings. From $3.99 SHOP NOW

Arkhangelsk by Elizabeth H. Bonesteel

Science Fiction and Fantasy

The people of Novayarkha believed for centuries their ancestors fled a violent, dying planet. But when a starship from Earth appears above their ice-bound world, the colonists must protect their society from the strangers’ nihilistic culture—and confront the choices they’ve made to survive. From the author of the critically acclaimed Central Corps series comes a standalone novel of exploration, perseverance, and precarious hope. 4.3 stars, 186 ratings. From $1.99 SHOP NOW

Millennial Scenes: The Scenes Series by Christian Celind

Science Fiction and Fantasy

Dane, Roc, Lia, Hale, and Britt are good at what they do. It's the only thing they do. In a utopian future, these adolescents are the stars of the show. They just don’t know it. Ana has a different perspective on things. Very different. When she learns the fate of the groups, she knows she has to risk her future to save them all. From $0.99. Free via KU. SHOP NOW

Dominion of Darkness by Deleyna Marr

Science Fiction and Fantasy

"A tapestry of healing, magic, and hope." -Amazon Review. Caught between the powers of Shadow and Light, Elainya must find a way beyond her grief to defeat the demon who robbed her of her soulmate, redeem the kingdom, and restore a magical race doomed by her own desperation. "A highly engrossing tale of war, magic, and rising above grief." -Reader's Favorite. From $3.99 SHOP NOW

The Dying Party by Jeff R. Kelland

Science Fiction and Fantasy

The Dying Party asks, "What happens when they tell us it's too late to stop climate change?" Late in the 2040s, Lizzie and Donnie are two of only six people left alive in a residential complex that had been built into the side of Newfoundland’s Gros Morne mountain, now the only piece of habitable land left above water in all of what was once eastern Canada. The Dying Party explores in fascinating detail what having to accept such a fate would mean, and what it would look like on a global scale, locally, and from various personal perspectives. From $2.99 SHOP NOW

Save Him by William M. Hayes

Science Fiction and Fantasy

Discover the award-winning time-travel thriller that Blue Ink Reviews says "combines the physics of chaos theory and the whiz-bang action of a techno thriller to fuel a military page-turner that tests the faith of everyone involved.” Winner of American Fiction, Author Circle, Pinnacle Achievement, International Impact, and Audiobook Reviewer's Awards. 4.2 stars, 151 ratings. From $0.99. Free via KU. SHOP NOW

Free online: Newberry Authors Panel at the Virginia Festival of Books


Free online: Newberry Authors Panel at the Virginia Festival of Books. Andrea Beatriz Arango, a former schoolteacher and winner of a 2023 Newbery Honor for Iveliz Explains It All, sits down with Meg Medina, the National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature, a Newbery Award medalist, and the NYT bestselling author of Merci Suárez Plays It Cool, to talk about what it means to write the books they wish were on the shelves during their middle school years. Saturday, March 25, 12:30 p.m. EDT. 

“When I write now, I pretend I'm holding hands with the old me. I try to make sense of all those questions for her.” ~Meg Medina

FREE - Sundered Sky by Ariele Sieling

Book of the Day

Quin Black spends most of his time on the Outer Rim of Ziri. His role in the military is to step through Doors—portals leading to locations all over the universe—for a variety of reasons ranging from diplomatic work, to rescue missions, to trade, and more. But after he is called back home unexpectedly for undisclosed reasons, he is shocked to find out that it has nothing to do with his job. His father has disappeared. And behind him, he’s left something strange and potentially deadly: a brand-new type of Door, never before seen. This portal fiction novel is the first in the Zirian Chronicles series. FREE - SHOP NOW

The Seven Days of Christmas by Tess Thompson


Flynn Barnes and his wife, Shannon, have had an idyllic marriage—until she discovers the dangerous secret he kept from that threatens to ruin their marriage and the stability of a happy home for their two little girls. Flynn follows the advice of his siblings in an attempt to gain back Shannon's love and trust—but can he win back her love before it's too late? Along with their focus on Flynn, the family is also helping plan Cymbeline's wedding to Viktor. Join the Barnes family for this bonus novella in the bestselling Emerson Pass Historicals. 4.5 stars, 1300+ ratings. From $3.99. Free via KU. SHOP NOW / 

Osaka Games by Yurie Kiri

Science Fiction and Fantasy

"A fascinating, complex novel relating the inner workings of a worldwide virtual reality game." -Amazon review. The Game Master keeps everyone safe during their virtual video games. But everything changes when the Game Master witnesses a murder and kidnapping by a wealthy and powerful player. Could it be a play for world domination? A team in LA, with the help of their nearly sentient computer, is dragged along with a game character in Osaka as that character experiences the murderous power of gangsters, samurai ghosts, body-swapping spirits, and brutal Japanese sword fighting. It’s anyone’s guess who will survive this paranormal vortex of betrayal and bloodshed. Book 2 in the Games Series. From $0.99. Free via KU. SHOP NOW

Lover's Moon by Mark Leslie and Julie Strauss

Science Fiction and Fantasy

Michael Andrews is learning to live with the side effects of lycanthropy. Other than waking up naked and bloody in Central Park once a month, he's managing just fine. Gail Sommers may not have her love life in order, but at least she's smart about things that really matter. She runs the coolest occult shop in the city, and is a pre-eminent scholar of the occult. Lover's Moon flashes back to the romantic and comedic story of how Michael and Gail met and fell in love back in the summer of 2011. Book 5 in the Canadian Werewolf series. From $0.99 SHOP NOW

FREE - West of Jaws by Capes


"Beautiful, romantic." -Foreword Reviews. As they track an enemy across a magical land, Helisent, a witch, and Samson, a wolf, uncover a series of troubling mysteries and a budding love that will change their lives forever. An adult "romantasy"...think Sex and the City meets The Witcher. "A playful twist on the fantasy genre...who knew witches like to party?" - Kirkus. Book 1 in the series. FREE - SHOP NOW

Dangerous as Sin


When you love a villain, do you become one too? In a world of black-and-white, the gray in between just got more inviting. Laws are easily broken when you are at the hands of these dangerous-as-sin men. Watch as the man before you destroys everything in his path to claim what is his: You. Villains are determined by the eyes of the beholder, and all we see is desire. Twenty-two brand-new and exclusive novellas, taking us on an anti-hero adventure, one stuttering breath at a time. 4.7 stars, 108 ratings. From $0.99 SHOP NOW

Fake Dating my Baby Daddy by Josie Hart


"An addictive, well-written story, with out-of-this-world romance and heartbreaking moments." -Amazon review. I’m fake-dating a real-life demigod with a perfect body to match his 10/10 face. His jilted ex-girlfriend wants him back, so I play new girlfriend. But pretend turns real with this big, fat plus sign. Will he stay or run, now that he’s my baby daddy? "The chemistry between Gavin and Paige is palpable and the steamy scenes are H-O-T. If you're looking for a book that will make you laugh, cry, and swoon, this is it!" -Amazon review. 4.6 stars, 99 ratings. From $0.99. Free via KU. SHOP NOW

Morrigan's Bidding by Daniel Schinhofen

Science Fiction and Fantasy

Sean was just waiting for his best friend to show up at the bar so they could play some pool. It came as a shock when the tall blonde man accosted Sean. When the fight ended, Sean found himself in a meeting with Odin, Archangel Michael, Lucifer, and Morrigan, all vying for his soul. Sean choose to go with the goddess of Fate, Death, and Battle, and found himself with a new body and the chance to live a new life on a new world. But he learns quickly that words have power in this world, and that Agreements are binding. An eBookFairs "Best in Show" selection. Book 1 in the series. 4.6 stars, 2600+ ratings. From $4.99. Free via KU. SHOP NOW

Spotlight on National Puppy Day - and The Adventures of Bruno and Grace!


March 23 is National Puppy Day, a day to focus on the theme of "Love, Rescue, Adopt," and to celebrate the magic and unconditional love that puppies bring to our lives.

Another great way to celebrate? Catch up on The Adventures of Bruno and Grace from author Rachel Young! Middle grade readers will thoroughly enjoy following Bruno, a retired police dog, and his best friend, Grace, on their many adventures.

The Adventures of Bruno and Grace: Into the Wild

E-book: $4.99 (free via Kindle Unlimited)
Paperback: $10.99  

The adventures of Bruno and Grace continue in Into the Wild, Book 2 in the Series. Bruno, a retired police dog, and his best friend, Grace, continue to use their imagination on their many adventures. Now there is double the fun because Grace has a brother, Luke! Although Bruno misses police work, he keeps busy looking after these two kids. 

The Adventures of Bruno and Grace

E-book: FREE! 
Paperback: $11.99  

Want to get in on the adventures of Bruno and Grace from the start? The e-book edition of Book 1 in the Series is currently free on Amazon (and always free via Kindle Unlimited). Meet Bruno as he retires from work as a police dog and begins a new life at home with baby Grace. A special friendship develops between the two of them as they begin to share many new adventures.

About the Author
Rachel (Janssen) Young grew up in Lansing, IL, a suburb of Chicago. She graduated from Eastern Illinois University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Family and Consumer Sciences. In 2006 she moved to southern California where she met her police officer husband. Today she is the mother of two children and two police K9s.

Today's indie books + free online lit event!


Today's line-up of Featured Books is indicative of the great work coming out of the indie publishing world. Scroll down to learn more. 

What's New in Historical Fiction: Tune in to this regular panel series featuring historical novelists. This week: Erika Robuck, author of Sisters of Night and Fog; Patricia Bernstein author of A Noble Cunning; Edie Cay author of A Viscount's Vengeance; and Stephanie Marie Thornton author of Her Lost Words. Thursday, March 23, 7 p.m. CDT.  

"People of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things." ~Leonardo da Vinci

All Signs Lead To Lucy by Julieann Dove

Book of the Day

Lucy cannot fall in love with her best friend's fiancé. She must ignore all the signs leading him to her. Avoid his invitation to play "pretend" while they are on a week long trip without their significant others. And when the week is up, if they act on their feelings, a marriage, a wedding, and a lifelong friendship may all be lost. "If you love second chance romances, you will enjoy this book." -Vine Voice Review. From $5.99. Free via KU. SHOP NOW

The Musician by Tess Thompson


Fiona Barnes has a secret. One so big she's afraid it will destroy everything she holds dear. Not even her beloved music can save her. Li Wu has fought prejudice his entire life. But he's always felt safe and protected within the fierce love of the Barnes family. If only the object of his desire were free to be his, all would be well. Will he risk everything to be with the one? Join the Barnes family for Fiona's story and return to the world of Emerson Pass for another heartwarming installment of this American Historical Romance series by USA Today Bestselling Author Tess Thompson. 4.6 stars, 1300+ ratings. From $5.99. Free via KU. SHOP NOW