Weekly Sale Alert – June 22

Posted 22 June, 2014 in Uncategorized / 0 Comments

sale alertAs of today, the following books are on sale on Amazon. If the day the deal ends is listed on its Amazon page, I’ll note that here. But otherwise, I haven’t a clue…so get ’em while they’re hot!

How did I find these?

I subscribe to a few newsletters that email you a list of books that are free or on sale. It’s great. Even though I usually end up buying more books that way, I still probably save because books on my wish list are frequently listed, and I know to buy them sooner rather than later. You can sign up for the newsletters here, here, and here. I also browse the Daily Deal and sale sections of Amazon.

How did I pick these?

A lot of these are books I can personally recommend because I’ve read them. In those cases, I’ll tell you why you should read them.

Other books are just ones that I think look interesting and have added to my to-read list as I was writing this post!

Onto the Deals!

Books I Personally Recommend

friends with partial benefits by luke youngFriends with Partial Benefits by Luke Young – FREE

OMG. I loved this series. It’s outrageous and hilarious and hot and I read the entire series in one sitting. They’re really quick reads.

Summary: Romance author Jillian Grayson is having writer’s block. Well really, her anger at her ex is coming out in her writing, but her readers don’t want to read about guys with STDs. Her son comes home from college with his friend, Brian. Brian and Jillian have a strong attraction and a lot in common. They decide the answer is to be friends with partial benefits. Hilarity ensues.

skinny dipping by alicia m kaye Skinny Dipping by Alicia M. Kaye – on sale for $0.99

This ones a funny book about Brits falling in love. I didn’t love it, but I did really like it. It’s pretty unrealistic and got a little sappy at times, but it was pretty funny.

Summary: Sophie is an ad exec who had a childhood trauma leaving her scared of the water. Too bad her latest account is a chain of swimming centers.Matthew , the owner of the centers, insists on giving her swimming lessons. Sophie is just coming off of a breakup and is slow to trust her attraction to Matthew. But she needs to trust him.

Very Wicked Beginnings by Ilsa Madden-Mills – FREE

Loooved this one! I actually just read it last week. Instead of rehashing my thoughts, I’ll just link to the review…so here ya go!

Summary: Cuba Hudson is the golden boy of Briarcrest Academy. Good grades with dreams of becoming a doctor. Star football player with recruiters sniffing all around.

Dovey is from the wrong side of the tracks and somewhat of an outcast at BA. But Cuba sees her dancing and knows he has to have her.

can't help falling in love by bella andre Can’t Help Falling in Love by Bella Andre – on sale for $0.99

READ THIS SERIES. All of it. Start with this one, because although you don’t need to read them in order, this one is towards the beginning, so it’s a good place to start. Bella Andre’s Sullivan family is a wonderful series. There are twelve books, too, and they’re frequently free or on sale.

Summary: Gabe is a firefighter in San Francisco who won’t start a relationship with a fire victim. But there’s something about Megan and her daughter. However, Megan has sworn off men with dangerous jobs after losing her husband.

Reason to Breathe by Rebecca Donovan – on sale for $1.99

This series. It’s new adult, it’s tragic, and it’s amazing. I’ve read the three books so many times and still need to keep tissues nearby.

The other two books, Barely Breathing and Out of Breath, are also on sale for $1.99, so really, buy them all this instant.

Summary: Emma prefers to be invisible, to hide her pain. To hide the bruises all over her body. She just needs to get through high school so she can get away. But then Evan Matthews comes along, and sees her.

Other Sale Books (That I Just Bought)

hard as it getsHard As It Gets by Laura Kaye – on sale for $1.99
Trouble just walked into Nicholas Rixey’s tattoo parlor. Becca Merritt is warm, sexy, wholesome–pure temptation to a very jaded Nick. He’s left his military life behind to become co-owner of Hard Ink Tattoo, but Becca is his ex-commander’s daughter. Loyalty won’t let him turn her away. Lust has plenty to do with it too.

With her brother presumed kidnapped, Becca needs Nick. She just wasn’t expecting to want him so much. As their investigation turns into all-out war with an organized crime ring, only Nick can protect her. And only Becca can heal the scars no one else sees.

Faking It by Elisa Lorello – on sale for $1.99

What happens when a writing professor and a male escort become friends? Thirty-four-year old professor Andi Cutrone has broken up with her fiance in Massachusetts, moved back to her native New York, and wants to be a better lover. So after meeting Devin, a handsome, charming escort, she proposes an unusual arrangement: lessons about writing in exchange for lessons about sex. When Devin accepts Andi’s proposal, he draws up a contract in which the two are forbidden to see each other socially. There’s just one problem: Andi also wants Devin. 

One Pink Line by Dina Silver – on sale for $1.99

Sydney Shephard, a sweet-tempered college senior, is in love with an exceptional man and ready to start a future with him. Yet, one night, she makes an irrevocable decision that forces her to relinquish her youth and risk losing the love of her life. Then there’s Grace, a fifth grader, whose world is turned upside down when she makes a shocking discovery, leaving her with profound and puzzling questions about who she really is. One Pink Line reveals how two points of view can be dramatically at odds, but perhaps ultimately reconciled.

Open Door Marriage by Naleighna Kai – on sale for $0.99

A chance encounter lands NBA star Dallas Avery back in the arms of the woman of his dreams. A woman he hasn’t seen in years. A woman he soon discovers just so happens to be his fiancee’s aunt! But Dallas’ fiancee, Tori, isn’t ready to give up all that she’s worked for, so she makes him a shocking offer – go through with the wedding and she’ll still allow him to be with the one woman he now can’t seem to do without. Dallas will get a family, something her much older aunt, Alicia can’t give him. Tori will get the lifestyle she clamors. And Alicia will get the love she’s longed for all her life. 

Wildcard Pick:

The Fault in Our Stars by John Green – on sale for $4.99

So I finally jumped on the bandwagon and read this last week. I’d bought it awhile ago, but was literally afraid of reading so much sadness. I wasn’t sure if I can handle.

While I really hate John Green for making me cry so much, this is something everyone needs to read. And it’s on sale, and if you want to see the movie, you need to read the book first.

So read this, and hate John Green with me.

Any deals that you know of that I missed? Leave your recommendations in the comments!

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