Reading e-books before bed.

Saturday, July 07, 2012

Free Kindle e-books; Limited time offer

When reading ebooks, I use Stanza reader. But when it was malfunctioning last year, I switched to Kobo and I enjoyed its perks like awards and statistics, which made reading more fun. But it was "heavy", taking too long to load, and transferring files was a bit of a hassle. And then Stanza had an update, I've been using it with Calibre, which I think is the easiest way to organize and transfer books from my laptop to the iPhone.

Recently, I decided to switch to Kobo again because I like its features, but I haven't really read anything on it yet. I just transfered my books from Calibre library to it. One can say I'm torn between two readers.

But last night, I discovered that some authors offer Kindle edition of their books for free to garner readers and reviews. I downloaded and installed Kindle on my iPhone and decided to use it for that purpose. Who doesn't love free stuff, right? I'm always on the look out for something new especially now that I've found myself deep in love with the written word. Despite my ever growing TBR list in Goodreads, I try to find time to welcome debut authors and unpopular novels into my life.

Here are some of the limited time freebies I found in Amazon.com and downloaded to my Kindle.


Cameron Winters is a freak. Fortunately, no one but her family knows the truth …that Cameron can read minds. For years Cameron has hidden behind a facade of normalcy, warned that there are those who would do her harm. When gorgeous and mysterious Lewis Douglas arrives he destroys everything Cameron has ever believed and tempts her with possibilities of freedom. Determined to embrace her hidden talents, Cameron heads to a secret haven with Lewis; a place where she meets others like her, Mind Readers.

But as Cameron soon finds out some things are too good to be true. When the Mind Readers realize the extent of Cameron’s abilities, they want to use her powers for their own needs. Cameron suddenly finds herself involved in a war in which her idea of what is right and wrong is greatly tested. In the end she’ll be forced to make a choice that will not only threaten her relationship with Lewis, but her very life.
Get it free! The Mind readers by Lori Brighton


Hitomi Beaumann isn’t supposed to live to see her 18th birthday.

Hitomi has always been just an average girl in a small town. But now she's being followed and her skin prickles every time the eyes are on her. After escaping a brutal attack thanks to a mysterious young man, she discovers he is one of the ones who have been watching her. Obsidian has jet black hair, red eyes and an attitude to match. As she finds herself drawn to Obsidian, she also realizes that he might just be as evil as he wants her to believe.

With someone trying to kill Hitomi and her birthday drawing closer, she finds herself plunged into a reality where a power struggle has been raging for years between mystical realms, humans are not the only beings and most of her life has been a lie.

Will Hitomi make it to her 18th birthday to discover secrets hidden from her? Will Obsidian be there to protect her or will he be the one to end her?

This is Book 1 of the Sweet Burden Series. Book 2 is scheduled for release in August 2012
Get it free! Sweet Burden by K.L. Ogden

Phoenix Light is a typical kid living in a nice home. She has two parents who are okay and an older brother she adores. Her world collapses around her when her dad rushes in the house and switches on the television to see enemy soldiers are taking over their world as they know it. Luckily, her father knew an attack was imminent and he built a vast shelter in the mountains for their family and thousands of others. What the people on earth don’t know is the war is much more than a human take-over. The forces of good and evil are battling and the humans are their pawns. Jayden, A Dark Angel, is a servant of Vyco and sent in to lead the survivors to their death, but the first person he meets is Phoenix and he finds he can’t destroy her.

Jayden and Phoenix fall in love in spite of the battles around them and lean on their friends and family along the way. Jayden has to make the decision to choose good or evil. Will Phoenix stay human, or become immortal and join Jayden? Can she give up her friends and family? Will she have to choose?
Get it free! Midnight Fire - Rise of the Dark Angel by Melody Anne

In Peachville, even the cheerleaders have a dark side...

Harper Madison isn't like other girls. She has extraordinary powers, but her inability to control them has gotten her kicked from so many foster homes she's lost count. Shadowford Home for Girls is her last chance, and she hopes Peachville High will be the fresh start she needs.

But when evidence ties her to the gruesome murder of a Demons cheerleader, Harper discovers this small town has a big secret.

Beautiful Demons is a fast-paced YA novel with magic, mystery, and a touch of romance. This series will appeal to fans of Pretty Little Liars, Hex Hall, and The Vampire Diaries.
Get it free! Beautiful Demons (Peachville High Demons #1) by Sarra Cannon

Jacque Pierce was just an ordinary 17 year old girl getting ready to start her senior year in high school in Coldspring, Texas. When a mysterious foreign exchange student from Romania moves in across the street, Jacque and her two best friends, Sally and Jen, don't realize the last two weeks of their summer was going to get a lot more interesting. From the moment Jacque sets eyes on Fane she feels an instant connection, a pull like a moth to a flame. Little does she know that the flame she is drawn to is actually a Canis Lupus, werewolf, and she just happens to be his mate; the other half of his soul. The problem is Fane is not the only wolf in Coldspring, Texas. Just as Fane and Jacque are getting to know each other, another wolf steps out to try and claim Jacque as his mate. Fane will now have to fight for the right to complete the mating bond, something that is his right by birth but is being denied him by a crazed Alpha. Will the love Fane has for Jacque be enough to give him the strength to defeat his enemy, will Jacque accept that she is Fane's mate and complete the bond between them?
Get it free! Prince of Wolves (The Grey Wolves Series) by Quinn Loftis

4 comments:

  1. There were more but I had to stop myself or I would just spend the day reading plots and reviews, and downloading free ebooks than reading them. DX

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  2. No prob. Thank you for the follow back. <3

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  3. great selection!  downloaded all!

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  4. Thanks so much for stopping by my new blog and entering the contest! I am going to see Veronica Roth when she comes to town Monday-- Totally excited! I'll definitely post about the event next week! Like your blog and am now following on Twitter!

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