Wonderful Reads at Wonderful Prices

Instead of a guest blog post today, we’re talking about some of our favorite writers who are having a sale on one of their titles, or whose books are at a bargain price.

TMSFirst up is my dear friend, Therese Walsh, whose really amazing book, The Moon Sisters, is currently on sale for $1.99 at both Amazon and B&N until May 25th.

Book details: This mesmerizing coming-of-age novel, with its sheen of near-magical realism, is a moving tale of family and the power of stories.

After their mother’s probable suicide, sisters Olivia and Jazz take steps to move on with their lives. Jazz, logical and forward-thinking, decides to get a new job, but spirited, strong-willed Olivia—who can see sounds, taste words, and smell sights—is determined to travel to the remote setting of their mother’s unfinished novel to lay her spirit properly to rest.

Already resentful of Olivia’s foolish quest and her family’s insistence upon her involvement, Jazz is further aggravated when they run into trouble along the way and Olivia latches to a worldly train-hopper who warns he shouldn’t be trusted. As they near their destination, the tension builds between the two sisters, each hiding something from the other, until they are finally forced to face everything between them and decide what is really important.

THoBBLIf you feel like a (virtual) trip to sunny Australia, there are two great books that you should seriously consider, and neither of them will break the bank. First off, debut Australia author Jennie Jones’s book The House on Burra Burra Lane is $3.45 on Amazon. It is $4.99 over at B&N, but that’s still a bargain 🙂

Book details:

A dilapidated house, a city girl looking for a tree change, and a rugged vet with a past. Just another day in rural Australia . . .

Just ten days after her fresh start in the isolated Snowy Mountains, Samantha Walker trips over a three hundred pound pig and lands in the arms of Dr. Ethan Granger – and the firing line for gossip. It was hardly a ‘date’ but sparks of the sensual kind are difficult to smother in a community of only 87 people. Now there’s a bet running on how long she’ll stay and what she’ll get up to while she’s in town.

Ethan has his own issues – Sammy’s presence in his childhood home brings with it painful recollections of family scandals and a bad boy youth. When the gossip around them heightens, his life is suddenly a deck of cards spread on the table for all to see. Then Sammy’s past catches up with her… and it looks like all bets are off.

ildAnother book I can HIGHLY recommend, especially if you are in the mood for a spicy sweet love story all set in the sun and surf of Australia, is It’s Love, Dude, by Jenny Schwartz. I really loved this book. It’s cute, heart-warming and fun. At $2.69 on Amazon, what the heck are you waiting for? You can also find it at B&N.

Book details:

From our favourite short story writer comes a debut full-length novel about sand, sun, small towns, and surfing…

Zane Carlton is a World Champion surfer. Molly Georgiou is a shy, small-town girl. They have nothing in common except an instantaneous attraction and an impossible quest for a rare, endangered Australian marsupial. But Zane is determined to make it work, and invites Molly to take a step into his world. But Molly isn’t ready for the spotlights and attention — she loves her town, its quirks, its characters. Opposites attract, but can two such different people find both a woylie and forever?

TTAnother great bargain is the novella just out by frequent MM guest blogger Beverly Kendall, The Trap, which is only $1 at the moment on Amazon. What are you waiting for? 🙂

Book details:

Looking back, I should have seen it coming.

Paige didn’t like that I went so far away to university. But it was going to only be for two years. She’d join me after she did her two years at community college. I thought we could swing that no problem. We were solid.

But she hated the distance. She hated not seeing me every day. She complained that I didn’t come home enough. She hated that for months on end, texting and phone calls were our only form of communication. It wasn’t enough.

She’d ask about the girls on campus. She’d gotten it into her head that girls were always making a play for me. I laughed and told her, even if that were true, I’d never cheat on her. She didn’t seem completely reassured by that.

The bottom line is, Paige thought she was losing me. She wanted me home with her. But I could never imagine the level she’d sink to–the trap she’d set to make that happen.

And like an idiot I walked right into it.

And it’s a mistake I’m going to have to pay for the rest of my life.


Don’t forget that some of the Magical Musings team have some great deals on at the moment, too.

Jennifer Estep’s amazing Mythos Academy series is on a special right now. From May 13-27, the e-books for Touch of Frost, Kiss of Frost, Dark Frost, Crimson Frost, and Midnight Frost will be $2.99 each. The deal is being offered at iTunes and Barnes & Nobleidotq

And a heads up to everyone here (you heard it here first :)) my historical novel, In Defense of the Queen, goes on a $0.99 special from this Sunday, 18th May, for a week until May 24th, so watch out for it.

himEdie Ramer and Dale Mayer also have some specials on right now, too, so don’t miss their deals, either. Edie’s Heart’s in Motion is currently FREE, so there is no reason not to grab it right now. Two of Dale’s Family Blood Ties short stories are also currently free, so hurry over to Amazon, B&N or wherever you buy your ebooks.

About Michelle Diener

Michelle Diener writes historical fiction and fantasy. To find out more about her and her novels, you can visit her website.
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9 Responses to Wonderful Reads at Wonderful Prices

  1. Edie Ramer says:

    Michelle, thanks for the shout out! I have all of your books, Jennifer’s Mythos Academy books, and Dale’s. But I’m going to check out two of the other books that you’ve mentioned – right now!

  2. My pleasure, Edie, and yes, you must read them!

  3. Thank you, Michelle! (And hello to Edie and Dale!)
    Therese Walsh`s last blog was …$1.99 e-book sale!

  4. Dale Mayer says:

    Hi Michelle!

    Thanks for the shout out! I’m always on the lookout for new books – even though I have no business doing so. My TBR pile collapsed a long time ago. Life is good! 🙂
    Dale Mayer`s last blog was …Launch Party Winners!

  5. Amy R says:

    Michelle…this is a bitter/sweet type post. I love learning about new books but them my TBR list grows and grows. It’s a good problem to have. 🙂
    Amy R`s last blog was …Character Interview & Contest: OPERATION SHEBA by Misty Evans

  6. Mary Hughes says:

    Hi, Micelle! I’m always up for a good bargain, and these are great! Can’t wait for In Defense of the Queen to go on sale. Thanks for the heads up!

  7. Thanks for mentioning the Mythos Academy sale. I appreciate it!
    Jennifer Estep`s last blog was …Graphic novels — to read in print or e-book?

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