Today's Featured Books

Boogie Beach: The Record, Book 1 by Winnie Winkle

Science Fiction and Fantasy

After a hard day of magic, they drink at my bar. Everything’s a groove until the entity feared by gods and magicals alike appeared. Poseidon showed up for the fight in a speedo... Discover the snarky, unpredictable world of Keeper Cleopatra O’Keefe, where magic and the pantheon are not what they seem. A story that will leave you laughing and make you think. “Thank you for transporting me to a world that I needed to visit. It reminded me there are always other sides, and we get to choose, to look beyond, and trust our gut.” -Reader Review. 4.4 stars, 97 ratings. From $0.99 SHOP NOW


The Times of Our Lives by Arlene Kinnavy

Memoir and Creative Nonfiction

A lovely coffee table book incorporating poetry and illustration. Written especially for seniors, this book is about all of the caring, hard work, and thoughts still felt by an aging population. "I hope this book will be a keepsake on a bookshelf to read when someone needs some inspiration or comfort. It will bring back some memories of how life flourished years ago." -Arlene Kinnavy. From $22.42 SHOP NOW


The Lost Years: Love by Rowen Lee

Literary Fiction and Poetry

Sixteen-year-old Maleeka was taught from a young age that family was everything, but struggles to follow the rules imposed by her strict, Syrian father. Yearning to be seen and loved just as she is, Maleeka seeks solace in Marc but is forbidden to see him. When forced to choose between her family and the boy she loves, what will Maleeka do? From $0.99 SHOP NOW


The Lighthouse Cafe by Bebe Reed

Romance

At the reading of her late husband’s will, Ginny Rigby discovers two things—her husband had a secret family, and that family now owns her beloved house. Grief-stricken and homeless, Ginny arrives in a charming town nestled in Florida’s Gulf Coast. There, she stumbles into an auction—an historical lighthouse is up for grabs. Using every last penny in her checking account, she buys the place and decides to transform the lighthouse into a beachside café. Will Ginny create a new life that she loves, or will the past haunt her? Book 1 in the series. 4.3 stars. From $0.99 SHOP NOW


The Foxglove Fairy Mystery by Kate Lucas

Children and Young Adult

Join Foxglove Fairy, a brilliant detective in the Enchanted Valley of Flower Fairies, as she tackles her most daring mystery yet! When a mysterious thief steals Mint Fairy's golden coins, Foxglove Fairy must solve the case before it's too late. Armed with clues and her legendary wits, Foxglove Fairy must use her skills to crack the case. Discover an enchanting world of fairies, magic, and thrilling detective adventures in this whimsical children's book. 4.7 stars, 22 ratings. From $6.99. Free via KU. SHOP NOW


Free online: Meet the Indie Author Project Award Winners!

Events

Free online this weekend: Meet the Indie Author Project Award Winners from Logos & Mythos: Florida Indie Author Project Award Winner J.S. Farmer, Nevada Winner J.A. Curtis, Missouri Winner Annie Lisenby, Illinois Winner Alina Rubin, and Louisiana Winner Joy E. Rancatore. One attendee will win a Book Swag Prize Pack. Sunday, June 4, 7 PM CDT.

“Ah, how good it is to be among people who are reading.” ~Rainer Maria Rilke


FREE - Starship Freedom by Daniel Arenson

Book of the Day

"I love the storyline and the writing...there is nonstop action!" -Modupe Hendricks, Vine Voice. The starship Freedom was once a mighty warship. Today she's a tourist attraction. The space wars ended long ago. The Freedom is now a flying museum. The tourists love it. The Changing of the Guard, the starfighter aerobatics, the starboard cannon salute...it's the best show in the galaxy. Until the aliens attack... Battlestar Galactica meets Starship Troopers in this sci-fi adventure from Daniel Arenson, the USA Today bestselling author of Earthrise. 4.1 stars, 2200+ ratings. FREE - SHOP NOW


Families First by Lance K Ewing

Science Fiction and Fantasy

A powerful story of one ordinary family thrown into darkness when an EMP shuts off the power to the entire U.S. mainland and throws the country back into the 1800s in seconds. A family must quickly amass a group of friends and neighbors for an 800-mile trek from north Texas to the Rocky Mountains of Colorado. Character-driven, the story twists and turns and doesn’t let up until the end. A Post-Apocalyptic Next-World Series Volume 1. 4.4 stars, 960 ratings. From $0.99. Free via KU. SHOP NOW


The Man Who Feels Like Home by Roxana M. Rotaru

Romance

Every relationship is like a shelter. But not every relationship is meant to be a home. Allie has always thought that when you find "the one," everything in life will fall into place. That love will always find a way in the end. But soon, she realizes that loving someone isn't enough to make a relationship succeed. And, sometimes, loving someone too much can ignite a relationship as quickly as it could extinguish one. Her self-discovery journey began with her first crush in high school and continues today with the man she calls her home. From 6.99 SHOP NOW


FREE - Dangerous Deeds by Beth Prentice

Mystery Thriller Crime and Horror

When one door closes, another opens…or falls off its hinges. I knew by buying a fixer-upper I’d be stumbling into an unknown abyss of demolition, dust, and unfathomable costs, but I never expected to find an engagement ring and letters of forbidden love hidden under the attic floorboards. Book 1 in a light-hearted romantic mystery series. If you like crazy families, fun engaging reads, and a sweet romance, all tied together with a ribbon of danger, then you’ll love this book! 4.4 stars, 2000+ ratings. FREE - SHOP NOW


FREE - A Book About 2020 by Gretchen Elhassani

Memoir and Creative Nonfiction

What do you remember about 2020? "A gripping account of real people before, during, and after Covid. Watching this unfold on the 24-hour news, it was easy to forget the often brutal impact it had on ordinary people." -Amazon review. Winner of a grant from the Raleigh United Arts Foundation for the production of an audiobook, the audio version is voiced by over fifteen actors and brings back the immediacy of 2020 even more clearly. Ebook: FREE. Audiobook: $13.08. SHOP NOW


Falling For The Vampire King by Bookarama Publishing

Romance

Enemies To Lovers Protector Romance. In my town, threats lurk around every corner. My innocence has been taken. Now, I want revenge. But I also need protection. Who can I trust? The vampire king? The enemy himself? His easygoing smile and muscular body make something clench deep within me. I must remember, no matter how electrifying his touch feels, we could never work. Falling For The Vampire King Series: No cheating. No cliffhangers. HEA guaranteed! From $0.99 SHOP NOW


FREE - Cemetery View by A.M. Caplan

Mystery Thriller Crime and Horror

Abandoned by her mother ten years earlier, Stella Ingman returns to her childhood home to help her father clean up after a flood. But she’s horrified when repairs to the backyard swimming pool reveal her missing parent’s hidden corpse. Plunged into the depths of guilt and refusing to see her father as the number one suspect, Stella focuses on solving the gruesome crime. But hunting a murderer in the tight-knit small town could leave her exposed as the culprit starts sizing up more victims… FREE - SHOP NOW / 


The House of Making Things by Scott Meikle

Science Fiction and Fantasy

A perspective-shifting story set against the international race for dominance in chip manufacturing and technology. The crushing complexity and cost of leading-edge technology have pushed TeraSil’s partners to their limits. As co-leader, John Schmidt sits at the nexus of disputes over capital, manufacturing, and technology. Author Scott Meikle draws upon decades of personal experience in an immersive narrative that brings to life the competition for success in the chip industry. From $0.99 SHOP NOW


Detective Death by Darius Ebrahimi

Mystery Thriller Crime and Horror

“Sublimely bizarre detective story.” -Kirkus Reviews. Sherlock Holmes meets fantasy in this story about a death god hunting for killers, myths, and a new start. “Detective Death manages the impressive feat of living up to such a memorable title.” -IndieReader. Book 1 in the Scarlett Wolfe and her Mythical Mysteries series. 4.6 stars, 8 ratings. From $0.99. Free via KU. SHOP NOW


The Mentor by Rita Carla Francesca Monticelli

Mystery Thriller Crime and Horror

What if someone you love is a serial killer? While investigating a series of murders, DCI Eric Shaw, leading a forensic team at Scotland Yard, notices a possible relation to a cold case involving a person he cares for. But he ignores that the details of similar crimes are described in an anonymous blog. “The opening of the novel immediately throws the reader into the heart of the story, and the expectation grows in the following pages.” -Thriller Nord. From $0.99 SHOP NOW


Free online: Sand, Sun and Stories!

Events

Free online event: Sand, Sun and Stories. Make summer reading fun with tips from this one-hour workshop. Families will learn simple, effective strategies they can do at home to make reading together fun and engaging for the whole family. Thursday, June 1, 11 AM CDT.

"Be who you are and say how you feel because those who mind don't matter, and those who matter don't mind." ~Dr. Seuss


FREE - The Frozen Flame: Publisher's Pack 1 by Paul J Bennett

Book of the Day

"What more could a fantasy fan want?" -Goodreads Review. When two powerful mages uncover a long-hidden conspiracy, they embark on a journey where even their success could spark a war that none can stop. A Sword & Sorcery boxset from the internationally bestselling author Paul J Bennett. "A must-read for magic lovers!" -Amazon Review. 4.4 stars, 70+ ratings. FREE - SHOP NOW


Mercy Forsaken by E.H. Vick

Mystery Thriller Crime and Horror

In the dark world of the relentless .40 Caliber Killer, FBI super-profiler Agent Meredeth Connelly fights to stop him before he massacres another family. As she meticulously collects evidence and the body count rises, it becomes clear that this ruthless murderer knows her intimately. After two decades spent hunting serial killers, Agent Connelly thought she had seen it all. But delving deeper into the maze of clues dead-ends produces strange occurrences within her, awakening fragmented dreams and unsettling hallucinations. Book 1 in the Meredeth Connelly Mind Hunt Thrillers series. 4.3 stars, 200+ ratings. From $0.99 SHOP NOW / 


FREE - Savannah Savior by E.H. Vick

Mystery Thriller Crime and Horror

He hunts women. She hunts him. FBI Agent Meredeth Connelly tracks The Savannah Strangler by day. At night, she mimics his prey. She has little to go on. He's crafty and smart - he dumps bodies in the Savannah River after stoning his victims to death. But he won't escape. She won't let him. She will do anything to make Savannah safe again. She will do anything to stop him. The dead pile up. Pressure, a hellish headache, desperate secrets. Heat, stiletto heels, fear. She won't let anything stop her. A Meredeth Connelly Mind Hunt Thriller. 4.2 stars, 1100+ ratings. FREE - SHOP NOW / 


Replika: Sky's Mission by Hugo Bernard

Science Fiction and Fantasy

"An absolute blockbuster of a tale." -Readers' Favorite. They hacked her brother’s brain. Then sent him into the simulation. Sky must now get to him first…the future of reality is at stake. Replika is a highly original and fast-paced sci-fi thriller with a convincing and thought-provoking vision of how simulated reality will change our lives. "A complex thriller about power and hope whilst never missing a beat." -K.C. Finn for Readers' Favorite. 4.1 stars, 37 ratings. From $0.99 SHOP NOW / 


Knight in the Nighttime by J.S. Morin

Science Fiction and Fantasy

A knight in over his head. A scribe caught dabbling with magic. Each is doomed unless they can join forces across worlds. Kyrus Hinterdale had never remembered his dreams. But when magic leaks from those dreams into his waking hours, the floodgates of his memories open. He remembers bits and pieces of a life in another world, and as those pieces fit together, he realizes that the world is as real as his own. When his experimentation in magic runs afoul of superstitious townsfolk, he finds himself facing being burned at the stake. Book 1 in the series. 4.3 stars, 350+ ratings. From $0.99 SHOP NOW / 


Hero on the Road by Quinn Marlowe

Romance

History they can't ignore. Contracts they need to satisfy. And a tour that goes so wrong, it just might be right. Hero on the Road is a sweet romance that features forced proximity, a road trip, rock stars, and plenty of romance, with a guaranteed HEA. This is the fourth book in the Southern Heroes series. From $1.99 SHOP NOW


Out of The Wild Night by Marina Vivancos

Romance

After a childhood of abuse and neglect, Mason has learned that being born a submissive is a disadvantage. When he arrives in the Meliora coven, he is determined to guard his heart. But when he starts scening with Charlie, the Dom he works with at the farm, things start getting complicated. 4.5 stars, 30 ratings. From $5.99. Free via KU. SHOP NOW / 


Free online Tuesday: Whats New in Historical Fiction

Events

If you like historical fiction, you won't want to miss What's New in Historical Fiction, a free online series featuring historical novelists with new and upcoming titles. This week: Susan Meissner, author of Only the Beautiful; Brinda Charry, author of The East Indian; Nancy Horan, author of The House of Lincoln; and Rita Chang-Eppig, author of Deep as the Sky, Red as the Sea. Tuesday, May 30, 7 PM CDT.

“Without memory, there is no culture. Without memory there would be no civilization, no future.” ~Elie Wiesel