Weekly Sale Alert – July 20

Posted 20 July, 2014 in Uncategorized / 0 Comments

weekly ebook sale alert

Once again, I didn’t read as much as I would’ve liked to this week.

I really hope this is just a temporary theme.

In spite of that, I bought a ton of books, so my backlog is gonna get even longer than the current 20 pages of unread books on my Kindle Paperwhite’s home page.

Books keep coming out, books keep going on sale, and I keep snatching them up. At least Swagbucks gets me tons of Amazon gift cards, so I won’t be going bankrupt yet.

I’ve also been trying to decide if I should try Kindle Unlimited. It sounds awesome, yeah, and some of my favorite authors are already listed on there. But based on what I know about other subscription services like Spotify and Netflix, creators (in this case, authors) make a LOT less money when you view their stuff through a subscription service instead of buying it. Plus, I’m possessive and I like knowing that a book on my kindle is MINE. Haha.

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 and other book blogs.

How did I pick these?

A lot of these are books I personally recommend because I’ve either read and enjoyed them or plan to read them myself.

On to the books!

Tear by Rachel Van Dyken – Free

tear by rachel van dykenHonestly, I didn’t love this one (Natalee is really, really whiney and woe-is-me), but I loved the rest of the series and you should really read this one first.


Life as a teenager is never easy. But for Natalee Murray, things have just gotten way more difficult. Bored with life, she can’t wait to graduate high school and get out of town, especially considering the famous band members from AD2 suddenly start attending her school, making her once boring life, absolutely insane.

It starts with a pen. A single brush of fingers, and she is captivated.

But Alec and Demetri have a dark secret, one that could shatter their reputations and Natalee’s heart. What do you do when one guy paints your life with color while the other infuses your soul with passion? How do you choose when your heart is divided?

Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins – On Sale for $6.94

catching fire on amazonSo this is outside of the genres I usually post about here, but come on, it’s The Hunger Games. Plus, this is the second book and the first movie for the third book isn’t so far off.


Against all odds, Katniss Everdeen has won the annual Hunger Games with fellow district tribute Peeta Mellark. But it was a victory won by defiance of the Capitol and their harsh rules. Katniss and Peeta should be happy. After all, they have just won for themselves and their families a life of safety and plenty.

But there are rumors of rebellion among the subjects, and Katniss and Peeta, to their horror, are the faces of that rebellion. The Capitol is angry. The Capitol wants revenge.

Searching for Someday by Jennifer Probst – On Sale for $1.99

searching for someday on amazon

Haven’t read this one yet, but love Jennifer’s other series!


In charming Verily, New York, Kate Seymour has a smashing success with Kinnections, the matchmaking service she owns with her two best girlfriends. But Kate’s more than a savvy businesswoman: She’s gifted with a secret power, a jolting touch that signals when love’s magic is at work.

It rocked her when she picked up a strange volume of love spells in the town’s used bookstore . . . and it zapped her again when she encountered Slade Montgomery, the hot-tempered— and hot-bodied—divorce lawyer who storms into Kinnections demanding proof that playing Cupid won’t destroy his vulnerable sister, Kate’s newest client.

The only way to convince this cynic that she’s no fraud, and that love is no mirage, is for Kate to meet his audacious challenge: find him his dream woman. Can Kate keep their relationship strictly business when her electrifying attraction nearly knocked her off her feet? Or has the matchmaker finally met her match?

Tempting the Bodyguard by J. Lynn – On Sale for $0.99

tempting the bodyguard on amazon

Love Brazen Entangled. Love J. Lynn. LOOOOOVE the Gamble Brothers and I’m pretty sure Chandler is my favorite of the boys.


He can protect her from everyone except himself.

Alana Gore is in danger. A take-no-prisoners publicist, her way with people has made her more than a few enemies over the years, but a creepy stalker is an entirely different matter. She needs a bodyguard, and the only man she can ask is not only ridiculously hot, but reputed to have taste for women that goes beyond adventurous.

Chandler Gamble has one rule: don’t protect anyone you want to screw. But with Alana, he’s caught between his job and his increasingly hard libido. On one hand, Alana needs his help. On the other, Chandler wants nothing more than to take the hot volcano of a woman in hand. To make her writhe in pleasure, until she’s at his complete mercy.

She needs protection. He needs satisfaction. And the moment the line is crossed, all hell will break loose…

Worth the Weight by Mara Jacobs – Free

worth the weight on amazonThis is a fun read that’s perfect for summer! I read it awhile ago and forgot about the rest of the series, but this sale is a reminder to go back and buy the rest of the series!


A New Body… 
A New Life… 
An Old Flame? 

Lizzie Hampton is literally a shadow of her former self. Having lost half her body weight, she’s headed to her small hometown to test out her new body on an old flame. 
Just a harmless fling to get her self confidence back before she returns to 
the city and the new man in her life. 

But Lizzie’s plan has a few bumps in the road. 

Finn Robbins can’t believe Liz is back in town. Desperate to be the holder of her innocence eighteen years ago, he never got the chance. 
Now she’s back and he can finally check her off his to do list. 

But her friends, his son, and the mysterious Annie may have something to say about that. 

If I missed any sales, drop links in the comments!

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