Sunday, June 17, 2012

Nook Blog Find #14 -- The Jester's Apprentice by Amy Saunders

Name: Amy Saunders
Book Title: The Jester's Apprentice
Price: $3.99
Genre: Mystery
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Philippa always loved a little intrigue, which made Edric an irresistible catch. That and his smoldering violet stare.

But when he disappears on "business," teasing her with promises of a more exciting life, Philippa's only aid is a masked stalker who sends her out on midnight spy sessions.

While unraveling Edric's secrets, Philippa stumbles into the path of a legendary arsonist. And his idea of intrigue may turn Philippa's world to ash.

Also by Amy Saunders: Dead Locked and Bast & Immie

Saturday, June 16, 2012

Nook Blog Find #13 A Whisper To A Scream by Karen Wojcik Berner

Name: Karen Wojcik Berner
Title: A Whisper to a Scream (The Bibliophiles: Book One)
Price: $2.99
Genre: Contemporary Women's Fiction
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“Some books you read, put down, and forget all about, but I promise you this won't be one of them.”
— Kindle Fire Department

“...fearless truthfulness...”
— Publishers Weekly

She could be your sister, best friend, wife, daughter, neighbor.

An overwhelmed stay-at-home mom whose husband is too preoccupied with work to spend time with his family.

A PR executive scared to death she waited too long to have the baby she has always wanted.

When they meet through a Classics Book Club, each thinks the other one’s life is so much better than her own.

But, is the grass truly greener on the other side of the fence?

A vivid portrayal of contemporary marriage and its problems, "A Whisper to a Scream" speaks to a longing in all of us, a yearning that might start as a vague notion, but eventually grows into an unbearable, vociferous cry.

This is the first installment of six novels exploring the lives of The Bibliophiles, a fictional suburban book club.

Thursday, June 14, 2012

Nook Blog Find #12 Remain In Light by Collin Kelley

Remain In Light
Collin Kelley
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In 1968, Irène Laureux's husband was murdered during the Paris student and worker riots. Thirty years later, she is still on the hunt for the man who knows how and why Jean-Louis died – his secret lover, Frederick Dubois.

Aiding in her search is American expat Martin Paige, a writer still reeling from a love affair gone wrong with a student, David McLaren. Martin meets a young poet, Christian, and the two fall in love, but their happiness is shaken when Martin's friend, Diane Jacobs, arrives in Paris with news that David has gone missing.

Diane discovers that David's disappearance is more than just a missing person case with connections to drugs, stolen identities, long-hidden government secrets and a shocking connection to Irène's past. This literary mystery takes readers from America to London and into the dark underworld of the fabled City of Light.

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Nook Blog Find #11 Gears Of Wonderland by Jason Anderson

Title: Gears of Wonderland
Price: $2.99
Genre: Fantasy Steampunk
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James Riggs lives a normal life with a mind-numbing job, an overbearing boss, and a demanding fiancée. Then he witnesses the murder of his best friend. Saved from the murderer by a strange man in a white suit, James is cast down a hole and into a world he always believed was a kid’s story. Wonderland.

But things have changed since Alice’s visit. The Knave of Hearts has seized the Heart throne, conquered all of Wonderland with his steam-powered technological marvels, and rules the land with an iron fist.

Aided by the Mad Hatter's daughter, James journeys to discover why he has been brought to Wonderland and how the tattoo on his arm could be the key to Wonderland’s salvation—or its destruction.

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Nook Blog Find #10 Growing Up Wired by David Wallace Fleming

Growing Up Wired
David Wallace Fleming
Young Adult Humor
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Can meaningful relationships survive a world of instant gratification?

While on his computer, Victor Hastings admires the provocative pictures of the girl he's dating. Meanwhile, she's posting more and more on Facebook and all the social sites. Now everyone in his cramped fraternity is competing for her. What kind of love is this?

...the wired kind.

Monday, June 11, 2012

Nook Blog Find #9 -- Timekeepers: A Revolutionary Tale by J.Y. Harris

Name: J.Y. Harris
Title: Timekeepers: A Revolutionary Tale
Genre: YA/MG
Price: $3.99
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History is supposed to be dull. Who knew it could also be dangerous?

Kristen and Brad are taking part in a Revolutionary War battle re-enactment when they suddenly and inexplicably find themselves back in 1777. They have no way of knowing what’s going on; all they can do is try to get through the day. The siblings meet Rebecca, who is on her way to deliver a message of vital importance to General Washington. They also team up with the son of a tavern owner in order to sneak Rebecca back into Philadelphia. Along the way, they deal with a spymaster, colonial deserters, and British soldiers who keep getting in the way.

And they still have to figure out how to get back to their own time....

Saturday, June 9, 2012

Nook Blog Find #9 -- Sentence Of Marriage by Shayne Parkinson

Title - Sentence of Marriage
Author name - Shayne Parkinson
Genre - historical fiction
Price - Free
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“I won’t have her forced,” Jack said. “Let her decide for herself.”

Amy knew her father meant it. She could say no if she wanted. But this
marriage would make everything all right. They could put all the
trouble she had caused behind them. Everyone would be happy again.

Everyone except her.

“Sentence of Marriage” is the first book in the three-volume “Promises to Keep.”

In nineteenth century New Zealand, there are few choices for a farm
girl like Amy. Her life seems mapped out for her by the time she is
twelve. Amy dreams of an exciting life in the world beyond her narrow
boundaries. But it is the two people who come to the farm from outside
the valley who change her life forever, and Amy learns the high cost
of making the wrong choice.